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Westview Acres drainage concerns intensify

For the past couple of years, Mockingbird Lane resident Jim Duckwitz has voiced drainage concerns with the Waterloo City Council following heavy rains. Following Thursday's...

Schimpf lists legislative priorities

State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) has announced his goals and priorities for the spring legislative session that starts Jan. 29.  Schimpf has divided his priorities...

Legal video gambling comes to Monroe County

Although hundreds of machines have gone live in Illinois bars, truck stops and fraternal halls since the state began its roll-out of video gambling...

Retired Monroe County judge dies

Dennis Jacobsen Retired longtime Monroe County Circuit Judge Dennis J. Jacobsen of Waterloo passed away May 4 at...

County board talks road projects

The Monroe County Board was one of many groups that had to give way to the weekend blizzard, but they kicked off the 2014...

Republicans gather for Fall Victory Dinner

The Monroe County Republican Central Committee hosted its annual Fall Victory Dinner at Turner Hall in Columbia on Thursday night, with candidates for various...

Waterloo City Council approves gas rate increase

To subsidize the relocation of gas lines near Route 3 for an upcoming road improvement project, the Waterloo City Council on Monday night approved...

Candidates discuss the issues in public forum held at WHS

(To view a video of the entire candidates forum, click here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/53736285) Candidates running for county board, assessor and sheriff expressed their views on a variety...

Local veterans honored with patriotic flair

Monroe County has a long and storied military history, with native sons and daughters participating in every major war and many of their most...

Forum brings candidates out to shine

The 2016 Meet the Candidates Election Forum is in the books, and the approximately 150 Monroe Countians who attended the event at Waterloo High...

Violence Prevention Center solution a topic of county board

The demise of the local Violence Prevention Center office was a major issue addressed during Tuesday's meeting of the Monroe County Board. Liz Mudd, who...

Clean-up under way following fuel spill in Hecker

An environmental contracting firm is working under the observation of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to finalize clean-up of between 2,500 and 3,500 gallons of diesel...

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Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Attempted murder charge in Waterloo stabbing

Trevor C. Hudson A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following an early Friday morning stabbing in...

DUI injury crash at Walmart

Pictured is the scene of the accident Friday. Emergency personnel responded shortly after noon Friday to the...

Inmate dies at county jail

The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of an inmate in the Monroe County Jail early Friday morning.
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