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ELECTION PREVIEW: Republicans have 3 state rep candidates

David FriessDavid HolderKevin Schmidt Three candidates are vying for the Republican party nomination in the race for 116th District...

Election volunteers honored to serve

As of Thursday, 349 local residents had voted early at the Monroe County Courthouse ahead of the March 17 primary and another...

Scheibe aims to keep county safe

The Monroe County Board recently promoted a familiar person to a new position in county government. 

Columbia development vote tabled

Those on hand to hear the fate of a proposed development near the Country Crossings subdivision in Columbia must wait two more...

Costello to lead Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Friday appointed Jerry Costello II to serve as Director of the Illinois...

Columbia talks developments and zoning

Two proposed subdivision developments were on the agenda for last Tuesday’s Columbia City Council meeting. The first item involved...

Durbin: farmers treated unfairly

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) released a statement earlier this month accusing the United States Department of...

Early voting underway

https://youtu.be/YUMYD3ejZco?list=PLKeu8mjpr0LhNtCa6xvJdrzSUVMtsTAcn Early voting for the March primaries began Thursday in Monroe County, and the 23 people who...

Trump acquittal sparks response

The third presidential impeachment trial in America’s history ended last Wednesday when the U.S. Senate voted almost...

Columbia subdivision plan moves ahead

Many of the standing-room-only crowd went home disappointed after the Columbia Plan Commission voted Monday to recommend approval for a controversial proposed...

Mixed reactions to State of the State

Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker delivered his annual State of the State address last Wednesday, highlighting accomplishments of...

County talks leases, levees and more

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners met in a short session Monday morning at the courthouse. Leases were updated...
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