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Third Monroe Countian Tests Positive For COVID-19

She had contact with another local person infected. There are now three Monroe County citizens who have tested positive for the coronavirus. All three are females – one in her 40s and two in their 60s. The ladies are being quarantine and are not believed to have needed prolonged hospitalization. Two of the women are……

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Car Barrels Through Columbia Yards

A woman lost control of her Kia hatchback today while driving north on Main Street in Columbia. The car went over a sidewalk, knocked over a fire hydrant and went up and over brick landscaping before coming to rest. The driver, who appeared to be an elderly woman, was transported by ambulance to an area……

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Gov. Pritzker Lays Out Measures to Increase Testing, Hospital Capacity in Preparation for Additional Need

As the state continues to build on its robust response to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased demand across the state’s health care system, Governor J.B. Pritzker provided an update on the state’s current testing and hospital capacity and laid out measures to increase that capacity to meet the anticipated need in the coming……

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Waterloo Chamber Provides Helpful Info. For Local Businesses

While the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is providing information to those navigating things times. The following is information that may assist local businesses. Financial Assistance Small Business Loans: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved the state’s eligibility for disaster assistance loans for……

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Reitz Highlights Senior Shopping Hours

Monroe Count’s representative in Springfield, Nathan Reitz, reminds citizens that several area grocers have designated certain hours for senior citizens, one segment of the nation’s population vulnerable during the Covid 19 pandemic. “Seniors and folks with underlying health conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes are at most risk of having serious complications……

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Dallas, Tex.

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Jupiter, Fla.

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Sandra M. Bereitschaft Foundation Purchases Van For Senior Center

As a direct result of the generous grant from the Sandra M. Bereitschaft Foundation, Millstadt Township Senior Services was able to replace their 2003 van with a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan. The Foundation purchased the used van from Mertz Motors in Millstadt. The minivan will be used to deliver Meals On Wheels and help take……

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Elvis Show Raises Funds For Red Bud High School Spanish Class

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Bobcat: Illinois’ Native Cat Is Hoping To Increase Its Population

by Jennifer Kuroda, founder, Illinois Bobcat Foundation The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is one of the more interesting and beautiful of our native wildlife species in Illinois. This handsome animal has tufted ears, a tawny coat with black spots, and a ruff of fur that flares from its cheeks and neck. Because they are apex predators,……

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