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Columbia meth dealer arrested

The Columbia Police Department announced the recent arrest of a local man for dealing methamphetamine. Police said that on March 28, Brandon Wathan, 39, of Columbia, was apprehended by the…

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Gas line struck in Valmeyer

The Valmeyer Fire Department responded at about 9:35 a.m. Friday for a gas leak at 106 E. Harrisonville Drive. Initial reports are that a worker for a plumbing company was…

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Gas leak at Columbia residence

The Columbia Fire Department responded at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday to a reported gas leak at a residence on Ghent Road near Christina Court. Firefighters on scene worked to clear…

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Wednesday crash in Waterloo

The Waterloo Police Department and Monroe County EMS responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries about 4:05 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Route 3 and Plaza Drive. The vehicles…

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Clearing the haze of Vietnam

The City of Waterloo once again recognized Vietnam veterans on Friday, with the community gathering at the Veterans Memorial in Lakeview Park to recognize not only those who served throughout…

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Going bald for the cause

For the fourth year in a row, members of the community will soon be gathering at Ace’s Wild in Columbia as folks have their heads shaved for the sake of…

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Ridin’ the storms out

Severe Weather Preparedness Month may have just ended, but lessons on how and when to alert the public about Mother Nature’s wrath continue to be learned through each passing storm.…

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CASA cares for kids

April is designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month by the U.S. government and numerous organizations which work toward caring for and improving the lives of young people suffering neglect…

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Circuit clerk’s office adapts

In the past four years, Monroe County Circuit Clerk Lisa Fallon and her deputy directors have faced several unique challenges: the COVID-19 pandemic, creation and implementation of a new judicial…

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Columbia launches phone app

It was no April Fool’s joke when the Know Columbia app launched on April 1. The app is designed to easily connect Columbia residents with their municipal government. The app…

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