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Missouri man charged with child porn

A November drug arrest on Interstate 255 in Columbia has resulted in new charges related to child porn for a Missouri man. Lonnie Dean Pearson,...

Expelled CHS student makes alarming post

Columbia High School principal Brian Reeves emailed parents Thursday after he discovered a student recently expelled for two years for earlier threats made another...

Popular Waterloo Walmart greeter passes away

The Waterloo Walmart sadly announces the passing of longtime greeter John Petraitis of Cahokia, who died yesterday at the age of 68. He had...

Donations make Sven safer

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department K9 Sven is now safer thanks to help from donors and a nonprofit called Protecting K9 Heroes.  On Friday, it was...

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...

Papenberg to receive Chamber recognition

Even those who don’t know Brad Papenberg know his work and probably know his face.  He is a regular feature of Gibault and Ss. Peter...

Gibault upgrades chapel with local help

Many people came together recently to help renovate the Gibault Catholic High School chapel, which will be used by students and faculty alike to...

Monroe County kicking off Illinois Bicentennial celebration

Having recently celebrated its 200th anniversary, Monroe County is now ready to help kick off the upcoming Illinois Bicentennial with some local events. Illinois officially...

Tax season officially under way

The Illinois Department of Revenue announced late last month it will start accepting and processing tax returns filed electronically. Once federal tax returns have been...

Obst reflects on service

The theme of this year’s Waterloo Homecoming parade is “Agriculture: Past and Present,” and by selecting Arlin Obst as grand marshal, the town is...

Waterloo community pays tribute to local veterans

By Alan Dooley More than 200 veterans, family members, local officials and citizens gathered in the beautifully decorated Waterloo High School auditorium Tuesday evening to...

Car crashes near ambulance garage early Wednesday

Waterloo police, fire and EMS personnel responded to a single-car crash off Route 3 near Illinois Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Fortunately, it appears...
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