County Deputies Arrest Four Suspected Drug Dealers

Hard work has paid off for the Monroe County Sheriff Department’s continuing effort to curtail the influx of illegal drugs into the area. Four suspected drug dealers are now behind bars following recent arrests. After an extended early morning police chase, Garrick E. Rucker of Lenzburg was taken into custody … Read More

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Downtown Waterloo Brewery Damaged In Sunday Morning Fire

Hopskeller Brewing in downtown Waterloo was heavily damaged by a fire Sunday morning, Oct. 23. A kitchen smoke alarm went off at 8 am. A Waterloo police officer was first on the scene and noticed heavy smoke inside the building. In addition, there were flames shooting out of a back wall. The initial report is that … Read More


Truck Stolen Overnight From Waterloo Home

The Waterloo Police Department is asking the public for assistance in helping solve a case of a truck stolen from a home early Monday morning, Oct. 17. According to the initial report, a 2000 white Ford F-250 Super Duty extended cab with a camper shell was taken from a home in North Winds Estates (the newer … Read More


Downtown Smithton Bar Damaged In Afternoon Blaze

Mueth's Tavern in downtown Smithton has sustained fire and smoke damage. The initial report is a fire started in the kitchen in the back of the two-story structure just after 4 p.m. Firefighters from throughout the area are working to put out the blaze and contain it from spreading to nearby buildings.  The … Read More


Scace And Wiggers Are WHS Homecoming Royalty

Seniors Delaney Scace and Ryan Wiggers were crowned the queen and king of the 2016 Waterloo High School Homecoming Dance.  … Read More

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Jessica and Joshua Gregory of Hecker announce the birth of a son. Jagger Floyd Gregory was born Jan. 30, 2016, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 3Ž4 … Read More

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