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The many (cowboy) hats of Colonel Edd Kueker

When Colonel Edd Kueker of Waterloo was once asked how long he could talk about the history of Monroe County and his western antique...

Baum praised as key to Valmeyer’s survival

Harold Baum was larger than life, bridging the gap between old and new Valmeyer -- figuratively and literally. "You just felt like he'd be around...

Longtime editor praised as community treasure

Simply referring to Bob Voris as a newspaperman is like calling Stan Musial just a baseball player. The man's legacy, like Musial's, remains the...

Waterloo native joins wife in marathon of life

Waterloo native Chris Benyo has run more than 30 marathons in 22 states throughout his life. But the one he plans to run in May...

Vietnam vets get their just due in Waterloo

Many Vietnam War veterans would most likely rather forget what they experienced there. But memories of the praise heaped upon nearly 80 local veterans of...

Sounds of Summer Waterloo Municipal Band turns 80

The Waterloo Municipal Band is celebrating 80 years of providing the summer soundtrack to Tuesday nights in downtown Waterloo, as well as local festivals...
Coleman Trial Crowd 5/11/11

Mixed bag of emotions after the verdict

By COREY SAATHOFF with ANDREA DEGENHART and MARK HODAPP For the Republic-Times Columbia Police Chief Joe Edwards called it "the longest wait of my life." But his...

Pillar of Monroe County passes away

If there was ever a true royal figure for Monroe County, Twyla Luhr was the one. Her down-to-earth demeanor and fondness for the simple things...

Donnie’s story: Heart patient jumps back to health

One year to the day he was diagnosed with heart disease -- and 10 months after open heart surgery -- 6-year-old Donnie Feick displayed...

End of an era: Bee Hive Bowl was ‘the place to be’

While it's sat vacant at the corner of Route 3 and Country Club Lane for years, the old Bee Hive Bowl in Waterloo was...

Lifelong Waterloo farmer leaves lasting legacy

When someone talks farming in Waterloo, the Hartman name is sure to come up in the conversation -- and for good reason. Starting with Marcellus...

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Train derailment in Dupo

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Valmeyer school district responds to Confederate flag controversy

The Valmeyer school district responded after an image of a student displaying a half American/half Confederate flag during a sporting event Wednesday...