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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Explore Waterloo biking, walking trail plan presented

A regional planning group last Tuesday presented to city officials its 20-year, eight-phase plan for improving bicycle and pedestrian transportation in Waterloo. The "Explore Waterloo" project for alternative transportation was developed...

West named to Southern Illinois Gun Task Force

Monroe County will be represented on U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart's new Southern Illinois Gun Task Force, which was formed in the wake of President...

Lawmakers react to Quinn’s state address

On Feb. 6, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn presented his fifth "State of the State" address, laying out an agenda that includes letting same-sex couples...

History is tie that binds mounds effort, trails research

By COREY SAATHOFF and ALAN DOOLEY For the Republic-Times Two projects are working simultaneously to retrace the history of this region's native peoples and first settlers...

Contract approved for Dupo teachers

Following months of tense negotiations, a new collective bargaining agreement between Dupo's Board of Education and Federation of Teachers and Paraprofessionals Local 1732 was...

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...

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...

Locals travel to D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Monroe County, Columbia in particular, was well-represented Monday in Washington, D.C., as Barack Obama took the oath for his second term of office during...

County board talks EMS services

The Monroe County Board met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. Monroe County Ambulance Director Carla Heise briefed the board on plans to replace...

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...

River traffic still flowing, for now

Area rain and snow over the past weekend have brought a temporary reprieve for barge shippers on the middle Mississippi River. Combined with recently completed...
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