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County talks FY23 budget

After department-level hearings last month, a special meeting Nov. 7 and a regular meeting Monday morning, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners is nearly...

Columbia shares updates

Last Wednesday, Columbia city officials and department directors addressed members of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce to provide a “state of the city.” Columbia Mayor...

Generators across the county

The Monroe County Emergency Management Agency has been pushing to install generators in community centers around the county for the sake of disaster preparedness. Monroe...

St. Clair County races run close

A number of contested races in St. Clair County were still up in the air as of press time last Tuesday, which was election...

Illinois amendment projected to pass

Illinois voters have approved a state constitutional amendment guaranteeing workers the right to organize and engage in collective bargaining. Estimates compiled by multiple media outlets...

County EMS restricts Red Bud service

In its last regular meeting before finalizing a budget for fiscal year 2023, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved several action items during...

Columbia energy rates to increase

Columbia residents who participate in the city’s electricity aggregation program will see a significant price increase starting in early 2023. Columbia City Administrator Doug Brimm...

Waterloo amends code on greenhouses

The Waterloo City Council on Monday night amended its ordinance on greenhouses and approved a handful of other measures.  Waterloo Zoning Administrator Nathan Krebel explained...

Republicans win again

Monroe County continued its support of Republican candidates, bucking the statewide trend which resulted in Democrat victories for Illinois’ highest offices.  In Monroe County races,...

Vote early, or on time

Early voting and vote-by-mail for the Nov. 8 election has been keeping pace with 2018 numbers, according to Monroe County Clerk Jonathan McLean. Despite a...

Columbia alderman resigns

City of Columbia Ward II Alderman Mark Roessler announced his resignation from office Thursday, effective immediately. “I was elected to the city council in 2009,...

State races on election ballot

The race for governor is tops among several contested statewide offices to be decided Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Polling places are open from 6 a.m. to...
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