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Columbia talks gambling, chickens

The Columbia City Council’s main item of business Monday night was clarifying guidelines relating to video gambling in the city. Monday’s meeting began with a...

Protests make way to Monroe County

Over 50 individuals gathered in front of Columbia City Hall last Thursday to protest racism and police brutality.  This event, which involved predominately younger people...

Six new coronavirus cases reported in Monroe County

Monroe County reported six new COVID-19 cases between Monday and Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 115. Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner said...

Columbia talks walking trail, senior center

What was scheduled to be a 10-minute discussion — prior to Monday’s Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole meeting — on a proposed...

Monroe County saw population boom in mid-1800s

This is the third installment in a monthly series looking back on Monroe County as part of its Bicentennial celebration in 2016. This piece...

Dispatching contract in the works

Waterloo is working to finalize a three-year contract for emergency dispatch services provided by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, it was learned at the...

New MCSD K-9 Unit Ready To Protect And Serve

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed the first of two new K-9 units to its force, and the team has already hit the...

County board discusses Route 3, enterprise zone

Obey the traffic laws, or else. That was the message Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing sent during Monday's meeting of the Monroe County Board. These...

Schultheis went ‘above and beyond’

The community is mourning the death of Monroe County Commissioner Ronald Schultheis, the man who “never met a stranger,” according to his family. Schultheis, 68,...

County OKs fee changes, hears ROE update

The Monroe County Board lost no time starting its new calendar year, meeting in public session Tuesday morning at the courthouse. Continuing a review of...

Knobloch joins county board

A familiar face has returned to Monroe County government. During its meeting last Wednesday night, the Monroe County Republican Central Committee recommended to Monroe County...

Waterloo weighs in on weed

After hearing from residents on the issue during a public hearing last Tuesday, the Waterloo planning and ordinance committees voted 5-3 on Monday for...
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