Sun Sets On The County Fair

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The sun sets this evening, Sunday, July 27, on the 2014 Monroe County Fair. Sunday's main arena event was the FFA Fun Night. The annual event highlighting the county's rich agricultural tradition.   … Read More

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Demolition Derby Highlights Friday At The Fair

The Monroe County Fair's grandstands were once again packed Friday night for the annual Demolition Derby.  Those taking home trophies are.... In the final heat - Pro Mod 3. Jared Beatty of Jerseyville 2. Ben Hannah of Waterloo1. Brian Lehr of Columbia Stock Class3. Tom Ervin of Waterloo (also got the Mad Dog … Read More

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Mack Wins Grand Champion In Fair’s Open Horse Show’s Halter Class

Denise Schuchardt of Waterloo and her horse Mack took home a couple hard-earned trophies during Tuesday night's Open Class Horse Show. A highlight for the pair was taking home the top two places in the Halter Class, including being named Grand Champion.   Upcoming horse shows at the fair include: Thursday – … Read More

Columbia Council Approves Sales Tax Referendum By 6-0 Vote… Voters To Make The Decision In Upcoming November Election

By Joe Leicht Columbia voters will have a chance to decide if they - and anyone else who patronizes most local businesses - should infuse the cash-strapped city with about a quarter-million dollars of new revenue starting next year. The Columbia City Council at its July 21 meeting voted unanimously to pass an … Read More

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Jessica Altadonna Crowned 2014 Monroe County Fair Queen

 Recent Gibault High School graduate Jessica Altadonna of Waterloo was crowned the 2014 Monroe County Fair Queen last night during the opening-day festivities of the eight-day fair. Erin Halleran was named the Little Miss. Also winning awards during the pageant are Miss Congeniality Alexis Villarreal, Second … Read More

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Jenny Augustine and Adam Burghardt of Kearny, NJ, announce the birth of twin daughters. Estelle and Penelope Burghardt were born May 27, 2014 at Saint Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ. Estelle … Read More

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