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Oak Hill Enacts Covid Action Plan As Nine Residents Test Positive

Covid-19 has found its way into Oak Hill Senior Center, the county run facility on the east end of Waterloo. As part of regular weekly testing each resident was tested this Thursday, Sept. 17. When the results came back, nine residents received positive results. In response, Oak Hill has enacted its Covid plan for quarantine…….

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Waterloo Girl Scouts Daisies Bridge To Brownies

Waterloo Girl Scout Troop 387 conducted a Bridging Ceremony as the you ladies graduated from Daisies to Brownies. It took place Sept. 1 at Lakeview Park. Taking part are, left to right, first row, Emma Elder, Paisley Norman, Kelsey Crook and Clara House; second row, Cami Hamid, Brooke Bradley, Bella Bradley, Cecelia Simek, Olivia Vaughan……

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To Kindergarten and Beyond!

To Kindergarten and beyond!: Jack Valentine got a send off to school from his Toy Story characters. Buzz, Woody and the gang wished him good luck on his first day of kindergarten at St. John’s Lutheran Grade School in Red Bud. Jack is the son of Kim and Mayor John Valentine of Maeystown. To access…

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Whiteside Station Delves Into Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept. 2 to discuss the Unknown Soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Barb Buchanan presented information she obtained from reading the Patrick K. O’Donnell book “The Unknown.” The Whiteside Chapter also installed Peggy Meinberg as the registrar during the meeting held at the County……

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Gibault Catholic High School Remembers 9/11

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ICS D.A.R.E. Graduates

Columbia Police Sgt. Zach Hopkins congratulates the Immaculate Conception seventh graders who completed the D.A.R.E. program. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a subscription here.

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SPPS Celebrates A Successful Return To School With Ice Cream

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Cocos Children and Lady Duck Hunt

Silas and Rylee Cocos had a successful duck hunting season. They appreciated the help from their pup Lady. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a subscription here.

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Halleran And Brandt Families Compete In Junior Livestock Expo

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Push Continues For National Park Status

Prairie du Rocher continues its quest to have the historic colonial village designated a National Park. Last week, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost delivered a document touting the proposal to the National Park Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. The report, written by Alembic Research and designed by Purple Martin Media of Chester, was assembled to help……

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To Kindergarten and Beyond!

To Kindergarten and beyond!: Jack Valentine got a send off to school from his Toy Story characters. Buzz, Woody and...
Whiteside Station’s Barb Buchanan discusses the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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KODAK Digital Still Camera The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept....
Area officials taking part in Gibault’s 9/11 anniversary ceremony are, left to right, Deputy Jim Lansing, Waterloo Police Chief Jeff Prosise, WPD officers Cliff Haddick and Dane Luke and Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith.

Gibault Catholic High School Remembers 9/11

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