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Ed-itor Was Prepared For The Big Snow

Ed-itor Wienhoff made sure to be prepared in advance for last weekend’s big snow storm. He put on a warm coat and pulled out his trusty snow shovel. And of course he powered up by eating several Ahne’s Bakery chocolate long johns. “Ahne’s donuts have all the nutrients, vitamins, sugar and excess calories you need……

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Roider Could Face Life Sentence If Convicted

Kyle Roider of Waterloo on Monday entered a plea of “not guilty” for the alleged murder of Steven P. Becker. Monroe County Circuit Judge Dennis Doyle presided. Doyle explained to Roider the penalties for the crimes he stands accused of: 20 to 60 in prison plus three years supervised release for first-degree murder plus a……

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Fults Man Is Shot To Death in In A Downtown Waterloo Home

Waterloo resident Kyle Roider, 30, has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with last Friday’s shooting death of Steven P. Becker, 35, of rural Fults. According to the initial police report, at 3:05 p.m. on Jan. 11, a 911 call was made from Roider’s residence at 107 North Church Street……

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Eagles Tops In Cheer

Eagles Tops In Cheer The Columbia High School cheerleaders took home first place in the ICCA Championships held Jan. 5 in Springfield. The Eagles competed in the medium school varsity division. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a…

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Waterloo Woman Killed In Her Florida Winter Home

Illinois Man Arrested And Charged With Murder Frances “Fran” Axley, 78, of Waterloo was killed in an apparent homicide New Year’s Day at her winter home in Naples, Fla. Police officers discovered Fran inside her home Jan. 1 while conducting a welfare check. The Naples Police Department reports Axley died from a homicide caused by “sharp……

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Trailer Hauling Sacks Of Potatoes Overturns Off Route 3

A semi-truck and trailer turned over the morning of Jan. 7 on the Frontage Road heading to Hilltop Road off Rt 3 just south of Columbia (across from Gilmore Lake Road). The driver was not injured. Route 3 traffic was not interrupted. The initial report is that at 7:30 a.m. a Swift Transportation semi was……

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