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Bode adds to Waterloo FFA legacy

For someone who was unsure if she wanted to take agriculture classes in high school, Haley Bode has come a long way. Bode, a recent...

Green to gold, then back to green?

Over recent weeks, Monroe County and surrounding areas have seen the winter wheat crop ripening from green to gold.  But will it equate to green...

Tractor rescue near Dupo

The Columbia Fire Department assisted the Prairie du Pont and Dupo fire departments and EMS personnel after a tractor overturned at about 10:15 a.m....

Columbia comprehensive plan delay

A shortage of city staff has delayed the planned completion date for Columbia’s ongoing comprehensive plan process.  With the retirement of Sue Spargo as Columbia...

Monroe County Board hears updates

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners dealt with a relatively light agenda  Monday morning.  With June 1 being the halfway mark of Monroe County’s fiscal...

Road project, zoning topics for county

Monroe County Engineer Aaron Metzger talked about future projects for Route 3 between Waterloo and Columbia during last Tuesday’s meeting of the Monroe County...

CMS roof surfacing approved

A $1.2 million roof surfacing for Columbia Middle School was approved during the Columbia School Board meeting Thursday night. The proposition was the result of...

Tuesday crash in Columbia

Emergency personnel responded about 10:35 a.m. Tuesday to a two-vehicle crash with injuries and road blockage on Route 3 at Carl Street in Columbia....

Columbia teaching couple retires

Columbia couple Becky and Dave Touchette are retiring after 34 years and 32 years in the Columbia school district, respectively. Becky is originally from Missouri...

Young entrepreneur keeps going

A recent Waterloo High School graduate has started filling a new niche in Monroe County: mobile car detailing. Jack Schnepel’s company DeeDash offers its customers...

Possible bridge jumper rescued

A 32-year-old Dupo woman was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County following a Friday night incident on Jefferson Barracks...

Smash-and-grab theft at Columbia park

Police are investigating after a smash-and-grab theft was reported Saturday morning at a Columbia park. Shortly after 9:40 a.m., a woman called to report that...
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