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Drop by the office at 120 N. Main in downtown Columbia or send in your payment to the address:

The Monroe County Independent
P.O. Box 407
Columbia, IL 62236.

A paid mail subscription includes E-Newsletters (emails) and also full access to the paper’s website content.

The subscription price is $28 for 24 issues of The Independent for residents served by a Monroe County post office.

$34 for 24 issues for addresses served by other Illinois’ post offices, including residents of Red Bud, New Athens, Millstadt, East Carondelet and Prairie du Rocher.

The subscription price for Out of State subscribers is $38. 

Make your check payable to: The Monroe County Independent.

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