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Prange treasures local artifact collection

Treasures come in all different shapes and sizes, but for retired Monroe County Treasurer Merrill Prange, treasures are thousands of years old and represent...

Girls soccer teams having different starts to season

The girls soccer season kicked off three weeks ago with all three area teams -- Waterloo, Gibault, and Columbia -- poised for success. Three...

Concealed carry certification class at SWIC

Southwestern Illinois College will offer the Illinois Concealed Carry Certification Class this spring semester. Sessions will be held April 10-11 and April 17-18 at...

County board offers good tax news

While many taxing entities are raising taxes in coming years, Monroe County will reduce taxes attributable to operations of the county government in 2013,...

Eastbound lanes on JB Bridge to close this weekend

Drivers heading from south St. Louis County to Illinois should be aware of construction work on the JB Bridge this weekend which may slow...

Local students excel in Platinum Chef competition

Seven high school teams, including teams from Columbia and Waterloo high schools, showcased their cooking skills in the eighth annual Platinum Chef Team Challenge...

Local track teams running between the raindrops

Rain has dampened the start of the high school track season just as it has some of the other spring sports, but there have...

Oak Hill celebrates another five-star rating

Oak Hill elder care facility in Waterloo maintained its five-star rating from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services. This resulted in Oak Hill...

Columbia man acquitted of aggravated DUI

A jury on Thursday found Adam E. Gremp of Columbia not guilty on charges of aggravated DUI resulting in great bodily harm and DUI...

Schrock again going for world title

In April 2012, Waterloo native Nick “Moose” Schrock was named Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion in an international competition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Next...

April ushered in with large hail, heavy rain

Following a snowy winter, hail and rain took center stage last week in Monroe County, dinging vehicles and homes and flooding roadways as a...

Fishing pier project gets big boost

The dream to have a handicap accessible fishing pier in- stalled at Waterloo's Lakeview Park is now very close to reality following news that...

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Successful search for injured woman at Fults nature preserve

Maeystown Fire Department, Monroe County EMS, Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Prairie du Rocher Fire Department personnel responded shortly after 2:30 p.m....

Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.
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