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Mini Mozarts instills early passion for music

Three little ones gathered in a circle around teacher Suzanne Haubein recently as she navigated them to the start of their music lesson. “OK,...

Lions continue commitment to be ‘knights of the blind’

With research showing as many as one in four school-aged children suffering from vision problems, the Waterloo Lions are doing their part locally to...

Flashing speed limit signs provide safe reminder

New flashing speed limit signs on Fourth and Hamacher streets were recently installed in the name of safety near some key Waterloo school zones,...

Mixed local reaction to school funding bill

Area schools need not worry any longer about receiving state funding for the 2017-18 school year after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a new school...

High turnout for primary election

Nearly half of Monroe County's registered voters showed up at the polls Tuesday for the primary election, which determined five local races of interest...

Remembering the ‘cow time’ protest 60 years later

The sight of picket signs and crowds of marching protestors evoke images of our country’s struggles during the turbulent 1960s. Many remember news reports...

Waterloo School Board OKs budget

The Waterloo Community Unit District 5 Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s 2018-19 budget at Monday’s board meeting. “This is our best guess of...

Etherton honored for dedication to 4-H

When asked how much longer he would volunteer for Monroe County 4-H and the University of Illinois Extension Office, Jim Etherton of Columbia didn’t...

Help sought for little Jeremiah

The journey of Jeremiah Williams’ life has been a long and trying one for such a little guy. The 4-year-old Waterloo boy suffered a stroke...

Schools take part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In the past few weeks, social media feeds like Facebook and Twitter have been full of people dumping buckets of ice water over their...

WHS receives donated bus for extracurricular travel

Waterloo High School recently received a generous donation: a new bus. “The bus will be used to transport both girls and boys to extracurricular events...

Student’s clothing brand aims to combat bullying

At the beginning of his ninth grade year, current Valmeyer High School senior Mason Williams had an experience that altered his life. He had a...
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