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Judge Doyle ends ‘wonderful career’

One of the longest-serving elected officials in Monroe County will soon no longer be a part of public life, as Dennis Doyle retires this...

Two new COVID-related deaths in Monroe County

The coronavirus continues to rage throughout Monroe County and many parts of the country.  There have been 2,136 total coronavirus cases in Monroe County since...

Oak Hill COVID-free; county approves budget

Oak Hill Senior Living & Rehabilitation Center in Waterloo brought great news to the close of a special session of the Monroe County Board...

Vaccines offer hope for brighter future

As strange as it may seem given that cases of and hospitalizations with the novel coronavirus are worse than they have ever been in...

County set to OK budget

The Monroe County Board held a special meeting Nov. 9 at the courthouse to review a tentative budget for the coming fiscal year that...

Mayor: Waterloo, do your part

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rear its ugly head both here and beyond, Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith implored residents to do their part...

Columbia police chief retiring

Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul told the Republic-Times this week that he is officially retiring on Jan. 31, 2021.  Paul, 53, has served as chief...

Columbia residents squawk about chickens

(Editor’s note: Portions of this article from last week were inadvertently cut from the print edition, so we are running the segment about backyard...

Election went ‘pretty smooth’ in Monroe County

It may have taken days for America to find out who won the presidential election and a few senate races, and there are legal...

Where does leftover campaign money go?

In our Oct. 21 edition, the Republic-Times reported on the campaign donations and expenditures for five key local, state and federal races.  The election is...

Final election results

The Republic-Times reported election results as of press time last Tuesday night, though few of the races except those in Monroe County were final.  This...

Waterloo police pension fund on the rise

The Waterloo City Council learned at its Nov. 2 meeting that more tax money may need to be levied to fund police pensions going...