Deceased Body Found Floating In Mississippi Near Columbia

Just after 9 a.m., a tugboat driver reported seeing a deceased male person floating in the middle of the Mississippi River a couple miles south of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge. The Columbia Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched. They brought two of their rescue boats to Luhr’s Landing. Joining the firefighters … Read More

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Shelby Davalos Shows Her Appreciation To Waterloo PD

Local citizens continue to show their appreciation to the Waterloo Police Department. Young Shelby Davalos stopped by the WPD to say "Thank you" to the officers who serve the community. Shelby hand delivered a handmade card, cookies and a Deputy Peck stuffed animal (from the cartoon Sheriff Callie). Shelby is the … Read More

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Hiker Injured At Valmeyer’s Johnson Trail

(7 p.m.) The Valmeyer First Responders, Fire Department and the Monroe County Ambulance are heading to Valmeyer’s Salt Lick Trail. There is an injured person reported on the Johnson Trail, located on the bottom section by Rock City. The person is located about a mile into the trail and has a severely injured … Read More

Steinheimer Receives Six-Year Sentence

Crystal Steinheimer has been sentenced to serve six years of jail time during a court appearance today, July 14, at the Monroe County Courthouse. She was immediately taken away in handcuffs to being her term. Circuit Judge Dennis Doyle presided over the case. Doyle credited Steinheimer with 364 days of time … Read More

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Power Outage Update

For those without power - Oak Hill Nursing Home in Waterloo is set up as a relief center. Folks are invited to hang out there to cool off.  ***The Monroe County Electric Co-Op continues to work to restore power to everyone effected by the outage. Several residence had power, but then lost it about 10 a.m. this was … 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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