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New Illinois laws take effect in 2013

Jan. 1 not only marked the beginning of a new year, but also began the enforcement of more than 150 new laws in Illinois....

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...

Columbia approves tax levy increase

The Columbia City Council on Monday night approved its tax levy for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2013, in the amount of $1.94...

County holds final meeting of year

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners conducted its final meeting of the year Monday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. County highway engineer Aaron Metzger...

Dupo teachers, school board at impasse on contract

An impasse has been declared as part of negotiations between Dupo teachers and the district Board of Education on a new teachers contract. The...

Municipal election filing period begins Monday

Since September, those seeking re-election or mulling a possible candidacy for elected city, park district and school board seats have been picking up petitions...

County board OKs budget

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Friday to pass the fiscal year 2013 budget. The approved budget calls for approximately $6.6...

Waterloo projects, services garner acclaim

Waterloo city officials were heaping praise all around Monday night at City Hall while announcing three recent award-winning efforts. First, Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith and...

Waterloo School Board OKs tax levy increase

The Waterloo School Board on Nov. 19 approved a property tax levy increase following a public hearing. When a school district makes a tax levy,...

Waterloo approves tax levy

The Waterloo City Council approved its probable tax levy for 2012, heard updates on various city projects, and awarded the final Good Neighbor Award...

First season firearm deer totals released

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources last week reported that hunters harvested a preliminary total of 72,111 deer during the opening weekend of the...

Monroe County Final Consolidated Election Totals

The Monroe County Clerk's office has released the final totals for the county for the Nov. 6 consolidated election. Please click the link below...
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