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Friday, October 22, 2021

Watershed moment for Columbia

Water and leaves were the main topics of discussion at the Oct. 4 meeting of the Columbia City Council.  The discussion of leaves was more...

Another change at Oak Hill

After several closed personnel discussions involving the county-owned senior living center in recent weeks, the Oak Hill agenda item at Monday’s Monroe County Board...

Valmeyer police to get body cams

Valmeyer will join the rest of the municipal and county law enforcement agencies in the area and implement officer body cameras well ahead of...

Planning for future disasters

Every four years, a multi-hazard mitigation plan is revised to reflect on recent disasters within a county and prepare for potential future ones over...

Songs4Soldiers a smashing success

After a pandemic-related hiatus, Songs4Soldiers returned this year with a bang.  Founder Dustin Row said through the concert, held Sept. 17-18, his organization raised well...

Oak Hill director resigns

After weeks of closed sessions on personnel matters dealing with the county-owned senior living facility, the Monroe County Board said Thursday morning it has...

CHS Homecoming to be on Main Street

There’ll be dancing in the streets in October as a result of the Columbia City Council approving a special use permit for Columbia High...

Waterloo hires new building inspector

The City of Waterloo announced the hiring of Brad Yearian as its new building inspector/code administrator during Monday’s city council meeting. Yearian, 47, a Waterloo...

County pledges funding for levee repairs

Some federal funds allocated to Monroe County as a result of the COVID pandemic may be used to fund local levee repairs. The Monroe County...

Public works at forefront of Columbia meeting

The Columbia City Council meeting last Tuesday evening shifted the city’s philosophy concerning its public works department.  During the meeting, Columbia City Administrator Doug Brimm...

County talks COVID funds

Monroe County Treasurer Kevin Koenigstein updated commissioners on the status of American Rescue Plan Funds that have reached the county to date during Tuesday’s...

Liefer talks judicial circuit changes

In August, Gov. JB Pritzker signed Senate Bill 2406, which contains an amendment that will bring changes to Monroe County’s judicial circuit come Dec....
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