Lenten Fish Stands Get Ready For Big Day

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Good Friday has arrived, that means the area’s fish stands will be busy today with hungry folks looking to dine on fish plates. Among the halls open today are the Waterloo VFW, Waterloo Sportsman’s Club and the Valmeyer Jaycees will be selling plates at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Hall. The Columbia Volunteer Fire … Read More

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First Morel Mushroom Of The Season Picked In Wartburg

The first report has come into the newsroom of a morel mushroom being picked in Monroe County. This afternoon after he got home from his job at the Waterloo Animal Hospital, Dr. Dwight Boehm picked a morel "somewhere in rural Wartburg." Boehm would not divulge the exact location of his secret morel hunting … Read More

Missing Valmeyer Man Found Deceased In Soulard

The body of the rural Valmeyer man who had been missing since Tuesday, April 8, has been located. Jason Stumpf, 38, was found deceased Tuesday morning at 4:30 a.m., inside a vehicle near the intersection of Eighth and Carol Street in the Soulard neighborhood in St. Louis, Mo. The St. Louis Police Department in … Read More

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Queen Hannah Finnerty and King Alec Helm Named Royalty Of 2014 WHS Prom

Congratulations to Hannah Finnerty and Alec Helm on being crowned queen and king during the Waterloo High School Prom. The event took place April 12 at Orlando Gardens in South St. Louis County.  This year's theme was "Party At Gatsby's" in honor of the recent release of the movie "The Great Gatsby."  - photos … Read More

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Valmeyer Man Is Missing

Rural Valmeyer resident Jason Stumpf, 38, has been reported missing since Tuesday, April 8. He was last seen around 9 am that day near his home, driving a 2004 silver four-door Ford F350. Stumpf is a diabetic and is believed to not have access to his medication. Family and friends are concerned and asked anyone … Read More

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Lauren and Zach Hesterberg of Columbia announce the birth of their second child, a daughter. Paige Margaret Hester-berg was born Jan. 7, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She weighed 8 … Read More

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