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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Thursday crash east of Waterloo

A two-vehicle crash occurred about 9:30 a.m. Thursday on Route 156 at J Road east of Waterloo. Police said a 1999 Chevrolet Impala driven...

Vehicles stolen, entered in Columbia

The Metro East Auto Theft Task Force is assisting Columbia police in the investigation of two vehicles stolen early Thursday morning and several others...

Dollar General coming to Valmeyer

In a rare turn of events, Valmeyer will soon welcome a new chain business because Dollar General plans to open a location in the...

County critical of state actions

The COVID-19 pandemic once again took up a large chunk of the Monroe County Board meeting Monday morning.  Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner...

Farming waves of green

BY JOE BIRRITTIER During this time of year, it is not an uncommon sight to see farmers in their fields working the land to provide...

Tepens retire together

When Vernon and Joan Tepen first started working at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School and Gibault Catholic High School, respectively, they did not...

WHS turf field damaged by flooding

The turf athletic field and surrounding track at Waterloo High School may have been irreparably damaged by flooding, Superintendent Brian Charron told the Waterloo...

CPD sergeant honored for MEGSI work

Columbia recognized a sergeant for his contributions among other business at Monday night’s Columbia City Council meeting. CPD Sgt. Mike Conrad was then recognized for...

New welcome signs for Waterloo

The Waterloo City Council on Monday night approved new welcome signs to replace existing ones at the four main entrances to town.  Cost of the...

Assessor explains property value increase

Despite many tax rates throughout Monroe County remaining steady or dropping slightly, many residents, particularly in Waterloo, may have been surprised by some of...

‘God’s timing’ brings new pastor to Valmeyer

Steve Boorsma, the new pastor of St. John United Church of Christ in Valmeyer, is a man who readily admits his faults, being a...

Differing plans for St. Clair County schools

The three St. Clair County school districts nearest to Monroe County are taking differing approaches to the start of the fall semester after the...
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