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Steingrubey Retires From Morrison-Talbott Library

By Monroe County Independent | July 6, 2020

by Joe Leicht The lady from New Athens who brought Waterloo’s Morrison-Talbott Library into the 21st century, Elaine Steingrubey, has taken her well-deserved retirement after 39 years at the library and 28 years as its director. Steingrubey was hired by then-director Jean Burke in 1981 as a circulation clerk, working at the historic Col. Morrison home …

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CEO Frazier Uses Lessons Learned At Gibault

By Monroe County Independent | July 4, 2020

by Bethany Prange Two hard pieces of plastic mounted in a frame – the simple, yet vital elements of a pair of glasses. Fragile yet powerful, they often mean the difference between seeing the world in vivid clarity and peering into a blurry fog with uncertainty. For many, glasses are an essential part of daily …

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Immaculate Conception Honor Roll

By Monroe County Independent | July 3, 2020

Immaculate Conception Grade School students earning first honors in the school’s year’s fourth quarter are: Allison Stark, Blake Powers, Constance Dorshorst, Gavin Kesler, Hope Pollmann, Joseph Tyler, Kyra Newton, Ling Pace, Maggie Williamson, Marisa McGill, Olivia Blaskiewicz, Rhyan Ward, Brock Murphy, Lindsay Harget, Bryce Raby, Grace Barrett, Madison Mauch, Zackary Harrington, Jack Keeven, Dustin Swindle, …

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Keefe Sews For Charity

Caroline Keefe of Columbia used the coronavirus downtime to start a charity sewing business called...
Martha’s Kitchen Opens To Drive-Up Meals

Martha’s Kitchen Opens To Drive-Up Meals

The Martha’s Kitchen meal service will return to St. Paul UCC in Waterloo on Monday,...

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Elveria (nee Schwarze) Miller Celebrates Her 94th At Oak Hill

Elveria (nee Schwarze) Miller  celebrated her 94th birthday on June 9. She grew up on a farm in rural Chalfin Bridge. Elveria has countless friends from throughout the area and enjoys conversations on a wide-range of topics, especially local history. The retired teacher is a resident of Whispering Pines at Oak Hill. On her special……

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