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HSMC receives $400K donation for new shelter

A resident of Garden Place in Waterloo is making dreams come true for the Humane Society of Monroe County. Vera Baebler, who Monroe County residents...

Lifetree Café opens topics for discussion

For a year now, The Beacon, an outreach of First Baptist Church of Waterloo, has hosted a program called the Lifetree Café. Lifetree Café is...

‘Random Acts of Kindness’ event an amazing success

It’s a day two families have been dreading for weeks – the one-month anniversary of the deaths of Abby Liefer, 19, and Hannah Porter,...

Hoagland tries out for America’s Got Talent

At 8 years old, most youngsters are in second or third grade, going about their studies and participating in extracurricular activities or sports. But for...

R-T’s ‘Best of 2014’ award winners announced

Results of the Republic-Times "Best of 2014" contest are in, with winners chosen by voters on our website over the past two weeks. A whopping...

Lost dog in Columbia

From the Columbia Animal Hospital: Please be on the look out for Huxley.  He went missing around North Riebling in Columbia.  He is about 3...

Eagle Fest is Saturday in Modoc

Eagle Fest takes place this Saturday from 9 a.m. to  3 p.m. at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam in Modoc. There will be...

Waterloo among best cities for young families

Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet released its second annual edition study of "Best Cities for Young Families in Illinois" this week and out of 220...

New trail for biking, hiking in the works

Three local men with a love of bicycles and the outdoors are blazing a trail right here in Waterloo for others like them to...

Local car with character changing hands

The Ghostbusters car, which has been a fixture on local streets and beyond for the past several years, reached the end of an era...

Family calls for acts of kindness out of tragedy

There is a movement sweeping Monroe County and far beyond to honor the two Red Bud teens, Abby Liefer and Hannah Porter, who died...

Boy Scout project aims to honor Civil War vets

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, local Boy Scout Shane Douglas is working on a fitting way to...
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