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New Waterloo fire station dedication is Sept. 6

A dedication ceremony and open house for the new Waterloo fire station at 510 Illinois Avenue is set for Saturday, Sept. 6. The dedication is...

Read about April 4 election in this week’s R-T

Pick up this week's issue of the Republic-Times newspaper for complete election roundups of contested elections, particularly the Waterloo School Board, Waterloo City Council and...

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...

Petition process begins for April election

The first day to pick up petition packets to file as candidates for the April 7, 2015, municipal elections was Tuesday. The first date to...

Columbia receives special Main Street designation

The hard work and dedication of Columbia officials and downtown merchants earned the city official accolades in the form of recognition on Monday as...

Columbia Crossing legal saga concludes

The five-year-long legal battle between the City of Columbia and developer G.J. Grewe over the proposed Columbia Crossing development has ended, it was announced...

Ex-employee files unlawful termination suit against county assessor

A former employee of the Monroe County Assessor's Office filed a lawsuit against Monroe County Assessor Carl Wuertz in federal court this week alleging...

School board delays decision on assistant superintendent hire

The Waterloo School Board delayed a decision on hiring an Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations during its special meeting held Wednesday night. Last...

Bobcat hunting bill advances to senate

Soon, bobcat hunting may be legal in Illinois. State lawmakers have advanced a proposal to allow bobcat hunting for the first time in more than...

Assessments up slightly overall

Property tax assessments for Monroe County have been announced, and a complete list appears exclusively in this week's issue of the Republic-Times newspaper. Letters of...

County board receives good news on levees

The Monroe County Board heard good news on work to restore flood protection to the three-county area adjacent to the Mississippi River. This concerned potential...

Elmore mulls state rep candidacy

Monroe County Board Chairman Bob Elmore of Waterloo announced last week he intends to run against 116th District State Representative Jerry Costello II in...

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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...

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Pictured is the aftermath of Monday's crash in downtown Waterloo that destroyed the iconic old telephone booth outside of the courthouse....
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