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Women return from recent cruise to Antarctica

Two Waterloo women traveled thousands of miles to see the sights of a continent often forgotten: Antarctica. Betty Wightman and Judy Tomlinson are a pair...

A family reunion of sorts at Garden Place

In a tidy, well-decorated room at Garden Place Senior Living in Waterloo, 93-year-old Cathy Harberding waited by the phone. She waited not for family members...

Mounds study has strong local connection

Most everyone in this region is familiar with Cahokia Mounds, but did you know Native American burial grounds extend in all directions of the...

Drug coalition hopes to grow mission

The Monroe County Coalition for Drug-Free Communities took the next steps to helping solve the county’s drug problem by hearing from two professional resources...

Art project bridges generations in Columbia

A few weeks ago, students at Pen2Paper Art Studio met with residents at Garden Place Senior Living in Columbia and had the opportunity to...

Columbia welcomes leaders of namesake submarine

The leading officer of the nuclear submarine USS Columbia (SSN-771), Commander Patrick Friedman, and his senior enlisted crewman, Master Chief Machinist’s Mate Jack Fetterly,...

Large farm to benefit community

A 105-acre farm off JJ Road near Maeystown Road is now the property of the Monroe County U of I Extension and 4-H Education...

Waterloo serves as temporary home to Cashdales

Driving down Kaskaskia Road in Waterloo the past few days, cars have been slowing down to get a glimpse of an uncommon sight: six...

Monroe County takes part in stl250 celebration

As part of the 250th anniversary of St. Louis, 250 fiberglass cakes will be displayed this year throughout the region to help celebrate the...

Albino deer spotted in Burksville Station

Will and Susan Harbaugh observed this albino deer in the area near KK Road and Sportsman Road in Burksville Station around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Albinism...

New church starting up in Waterloo

LIFECHURCH is excited to launch a new campus in Waterloo this Sunday, March 16. Services will be led by campus pastor Matt Heck, who brings...

Illinois bald eagle survey yields record count

A record-setting number of American bald eagles was reported during the annual Illinois Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey coordinated by the Illinois Audubon Society. Volunteers tallied...
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