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Martyred Ruma nuns still remembered 20 years later

The top headline in the Nov. 4, 1992, issue of the Republic-Times read “Waterloo Nuns Killed in Liberia.” Despite an election, three of the...

Coleman bodies to remain in Chester, for now

A judge in Randolph County ruled Tuesday that the bodies of a Columbia mother and her two sons cannot be exhumed from their current...

SPPCS wins state

The Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School baseball team won state on Monday. SPPCS defeated St. Bruno-Tamaro, 4-0, in the Class S SIJHSA state championships...

The many (cowboy) hats of Colonel Edd Kueker

When Colonel Edd Kueker of Waterloo was once asked how long he could talk about the history of Monroe County and his western antique...

Ministry dismissed from Coleman wrongful death lawsuit

In an order handed down Tuesday by Judge Richard Aguirre at the Monroe County Courthouse, a motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed...

Ministry seeks removal from wrongful death suit

Attorneys representing Joyce Meyer Ministries and the family of Sheri Coleman appeared before a judge in Monroe County court last Wednesday afternoon, as the...

Baum praised as key to Valmeyer’s survival

Harold Baum was larger than life, bridging the gap between old and new Valmeyer -- figuratively and literally. "You just felt like he'd be around...

Metzger Equipment closing after 120 years

A family business that started as a blacksmith shop 120 years ago in downtown Waterloo and evolved into one of the largest farm implement...

Longtime editor praised as community treasure

Simply referring to Bob Voris as a newspaperman is like calling Stan Musial just a baseball player. The man's legacy, like Musial's, remains the...
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Televangelist to give deposition in Coleman wrongful death case

A judge last Wednesday granted a motion by the plaintiffs to conduct discovery depositions of televangelist Joyce Meyer, her son, and another ministry official...

Waterloo native joins wife in marathon of life

Waterloo native Chris Benyo has run more than 30 marathons in 22 states throughout his life. But the one he plans to run in May...

Vietnam vets get their just due in Waterloo

Many Vietnam War veterans would most likely rather forget what they experienced there. But memories of the praise heaped upon nearly 80 local veterans of...

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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...

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Inmate dies at county jail

The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of an inmate in the Monroe County Jail early Friday morning.
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