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CHS Competes In Bellville West Meet

Columbia cross country’s Brooklyn Oestreich and Alycie Caya compete in the Belleville West Meet. The girls’ team finished seventh and the boys’ placed ninth. The Eagles’ best times were Tom Crossley (17:07) for the boys and Madison Missey (20:00) on the girls’ side. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent. …

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Fort du Chartres Levee System Reinforced

With the Mississippi River low, repair work is being undertaken on the levee system near Fort du Chartres. Crews recently shored up some areas prone to slides as well as replacing drainage pipes. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can…

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Millstadt Community Pulls Together for Millstadt Union Fire Department

Donations have been rolling in to the Millstadt Union Fire Department, including from Laura Buick GMC, Bill Korobey, Thad Courtney, Cory Famula, John Touchette, Kelly Sandheinrich, Jason Welsch and Ron Vallandingham. Accepting a donation from Laura Buick GMC’s Bill Karobe, right, are, left to right, Dale Stallmann, Kyle Kosydor, Scott Baltz, Mark Todd and Fire……

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Leesman Funeral Homes Donates to Millstadt Union Fire Department

Leesman Funeral Home has donated $1,500 to the Millstadt Union Fire Department. Bruce Leesman, Greg Leesman and Joni Ross recently stopped by the firehouse to deliver the check. The funds helped purchase a new AED unit. “We greatly appreciate the purchase and all the continued support to our department,” said Fire Chief Kurt Pellmann. Displaying……

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Golfers Support Waterloo VFW At 9/11 Golf Tournament

The Waterloo VFW held their annual golf tournament Sept. 11 at Acorns Golf Links. Prior to teeing off, participants gathered for a patriotic singing of the National Anthem in honor of the 9/11 anniversary. Brenda Johnson led the singing while the Waterloo V W color guard presented the colors. To access more content, login or subscribe…

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Mayor Smith Reminds Everyone to Play It Safe

Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith, right, wants to make sure all citizens reduce their risk of contracting covid-19. He recently delivered City of Waterloo facemasks to two important community members – Chamber Director Candace Gardner and John Reed, a strong proponent of all things Waterloo. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County…

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Come Back Next Year

Father Carl Scherrer reminded church goers that covid-19 had caused the cancelation of the Immaculate Conception Church Labor Day Picnic. 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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Local Bar Changes With The Seasons

An autumn mural adorns Uncle John’s RRR Bar in downtown Waterloo. The facade was previously painted with an American flag motif for the summer months. 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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Drive-Thru Barbecue Raises Funds For Songs 4 Soldiers

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Kyle Feldker Recognized for a Job Well Done

Kyle Feldker, RN, has earned SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital’s latest Daisy recipient. The hospital reports he showcased an immense amount of compassion for a long-term patient that the family won’t soon forget. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you…

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