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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...

Services set for teens killed in crash

The Dupo school community is mourning the deaths earlier this week of three teens in a crash near Valmeyer. Emergency personnel responded about 2:25...

Coalition wants stronger wind ordinance

A new coalition is working to bring a wind of change to Monroe County, specifically regarding the county’s wind energy conversion systems ordinance.  The Monroe...

Tractor on fire on Ziebold Road in Valmeyer

The Valmeyer Fire Department responded at 4 p.m. to a tractor on fire on Ziebold Road in Old Valmeyer near the train tracks. It...

Senior Police Academy educates on many topics

Most people who have email have probably received a message from a “Nigerian prince” in need of money. Most people disregard this email as...

Closure of tennis courts causes quite a racket

Turning up the heat on the Waterloo School Board, multiple residents spoke Monday night about the highly contentious topic of the recent closure of...

Storage unit burglaries reported in area

The Columbia Police Department is investigating burglaries to storage lockers in the 2o0 block of Southwoods Drive. Officers have responded to five storage locker...

Jonah’s legacy felt at fair

The community and family of Jonah Matthews helped ensure the young Waterloo man’s legacy will live on by contributing to a fundraiser and presenting...

Route 3 vehicle crash in Columbia

Columbia police, fire and ambulance personnel responded about 1:50 p.m. Monday to a multi-vehicle crash with minor injury at Route 3 and South Main...

Democrat running for county board

Democrat Duane Langhorst announced Monday that he is running to replace outgoing Republican Bob Elmore on the Monroe County Board of Commissioners.  Barring a primary...

‘Not your typical liquor store’ in Millstadt

It may look like a large residence on the outside, but Pour Decisions Wine, Spirits & Gaming is home to an extensive collection of...

Oak Hill resident celebrates 102nd birthday

A resident of Oak Hill celebrated her 102nd birthday Monday at the senior living facility in Waterloo, complete with live music, friends and family. Mary...
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