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Gibault alfalfa field yields first crop

After months of hard work and waiting that included a failed crop, Gibault Catholic High School had its first cutting from its alfalfa field...

School enrollment totals vary

School is back in session and enrollment is mixed across the area as some schools and districts have seen increases, while others have experienced...

WHS Legacy Society to induct newest class

Five former Waterloo High School students dedicated to making the world around them a better place have been chosen as the exceedingly worthy fifth...

CHS students get glimpse of Gedern

In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower created the Sister Cities International program to foster citizen diplomacy. “I have long believed, as many before me, that peaceful...

Summer fun for Portaloo exchange students

When Anna Franken and Gina Beiersdorfer left Saturday morning, the travel portion of the Sister Cities of Portaloo’s foreign exchange program ended for 2018. Franken...

Columbia OKs school resource officer

The Columbia School Board completed the first actionable step Thursday night toward having a school resource officer. The board approved an intergovernmental agreement between the...

Waterloo School Board talks land buy, assessments

The potential purchase of land and the effects of late assessments were among topics discussed at Monday’s Waterloo School Board meeting.  Although Superintendent Brian Charron...

Despite data, schools not overspending

Numbers don’t lie, but they don’t always tell the whole story. That adage has proven true once again, this time as it relates to spending...

Queen of Hearts drawing builds momentum

The Queen of Hearts drawing at Stubborn German Brewing Co. in Waterloo is heating up as the jackpot stood at more than $53,985 with...

Students of the flood remember ‘93

On Aug. 1, 1993, the Mississippi River crested at nearly 50 feet and, despite weeks of valiant fighting, burst through a levee south of...

Landgraf to lead Millstadt schools

Former Parkview and Eagleview Elementary School Principal Brad Landgraf resigned Friday to become the new superintendent of Millstadt Community Consolidated School District 160.   “It’s...

Brazil exchange student enjoyed local stay

People often say there’s nothing more American than eating apple pie or watching a baseball game.  But for João Dias, a foreign exchange student through...

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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...

Attempted murder charge in Waterloo stabbing

Trevor C. Hudson A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following an early Friday morning stabbing in...

DUI injury crash at Walmart

Pictured is the scene of the accident Friday. Emergency personnel responded shortly after noon Friday to the...

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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