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Immaculate Conception Church begins anew in Columbia

The long-awaited dedication of the new Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 411 Palmer Road in Columbia did not disappoint. What started as an idea 16...

Work begins on ‘Miracle on Market Street’

First Baptist Church in Waterloo has announced a partnership with Builders For Christ for renovation of the former Canterbury Manor Nursing Home building at...

YMCA remains closed due to electrical malfunction

The Monroe County YMCA was expected to reopen sometime this week following an electrical malfunction that closed the facility Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The Columbia...

Fults man died doing what he loved most

Lonnie Gotto, 72, who perished as a result of burns suffered Jan. 25 while cutting a hole through a tank with an arc welder...

Columbia man to compete in World Winter Games

Matt Krippel of Columbia left Wednesday for the opportunity of a lifetime, participating as a member of Team USA in the Special Olympics World Winter...

Locals travel to D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Monroe County, Columbia in particular, was well-represented Monday in Washington, D.C., as Barack Obama took the oath for his second term of office during...

New book completed on historic Miles Cemetery

Waterloo resident and college professor Nancy Wack learned about Eagle Cliff-Miles Cemetery from her youngest daughter, Barbara. It was a fortuitous discovery, one that...

Lions continue commitment to be ‘knights of the blind’

With research showing as many as one in four school-aged children suffering from vision problems, the Waterloo Lions are doing their part locally to...

County board talks EMS services

The Monroe County Board met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. Monroe County Ambulance Director Carla Heise briefed the board on plans to replace...

Clean-up under way following fuel spill in Hecker

An environmental contracting firm is working under the observation of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to finalize clean-up of between 2,500 and 3,500 gallons of diesel...

New beginning nears for Immaculate Conception Church

It won't be long now. On Sunday, Jan. 27, parishioners of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will travel up Father Carl Scherrer Drive on the...

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Successful search for injured woman at Fults nature preserve

Maeystown Fire Department, Monroe County EMS, Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Prairie du Rocher Fire Department personnel responded shortly after 2:30 p.m....

Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.
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