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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Monroe County makes young cancer patient’s cowboy dream come true

Five-year-old Kansas City cancer patient Joe-Joe Charles is battling neuroblastoma, an aggressive childhood cancer. On Thursday, Monroe County banded together as a community to partner with...

Man turns cancer fight into positive new purpose

Music is a powerful thing. It makes you feel. It is therapeutic. For Bob Berry, 52, of Waterloo, there has been an intense passion for...

‘Tis the season for hunting morels

Morel mushroom season is in full swing, with lucky hunters taking to the Internet to share the fruits of their labors without divulging too...

Powerful anti-heroin message continues in county

“Addiction is actually a survival mechanism. But heroin is 500 times as powerful as turkey!” That was just one message some 900 students heard Thursday...

Name change to build on recent success at Beck

The former missile base near Hecker that is now Beck Area Career Center is changing its name as part of a new image for...

Armed bank robbery remains part of Columbia folklore

It was business as usual at Monroe National Bank in Columbia on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1951. Viola Frank, bookkeeper and teller, would soon welcome her...

Heavy rains lead to flooding issues across the county

A Flash Flood Warning was issued Thursday for many portions of the St. Louis area, including Monroe and St. Clair counties, as heavy rains...

HSS plans for group homes in Hecker met with opposition

By COREY SAATHOFF and ALAN DOOLEY For the Republic-Times The proposed construction of two new Human Support Services group homes in Hecker serving four adults each...

Fire station project hits speed bump

The planned construction of a new fire station for the Waterloo Fire Department has hit a snag. Waterloo Fire Chief Mark Yeager told the Republic-Times...

Longtime clerk’s office worker calls it quits

Family is important to Bette Hoffmann. And that's why she thoroughly enjoyed her job in the Monroe County Circuit Clerk's Office at the courthouse...

Dialysis center closer to reality

A project already more than three years in the making, Monroe County moved a significant step forward in the development of a dialysis center...

April 9, 2013 Election Results

Below are the results of the April 9, 2013 area municipal election broken down by city or village. For additional results, click here. These...
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