Charlie The Dog Recovering Following House Fire

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Charlie the dog is recovering at the Waterloo Animal Hospital after being rescued in a fire at its home in Waterloo. The Waterloo Fire Department was called out Monday night, July 26, to 222 W. Third Street (near SPPS), a home owned by Lydia Ulmer. Just after 10 p.m., Ulmer’s teenage son returned home and noticed … Read More

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Summer Street Closures During Downtown Waterloo Street Improvement Project

There will be road closures in downtown Waterloo as crews continue to make street improvements. Streets scheduled for repairs and sealing include Mill Street, Third Street, Main Street and Church Street. The initial work schedule is (pending possible weather delays):Cracks sealed - July 29-30, Aug. 3, from 6 … Read More

Local Sex Offender Data Is Available On The Web

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department has launched a new sex offender registration and public notification website called OffenderWatch. Monroe County has joined a nationwide network of more than 5,000 law enforcement agencies, including 40 in Illinois. “The new service is a citizen-friendly, easy to use website … Read More

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Funeral Arrangements For K-9 Sari

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Sari passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 after completing a shift with Lt. James Lansing. Sari had been suffering from a mass on its liver. Sari, 13, had been with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years and was scheduled to retire from active duty Aug. 1.A funeral … Read More

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Results of the 2015 County Fair Demo Derby

Andrew Robert, right, collides with Bryan Lehr during the modified heat of the Monroe County Fair's Demolition Derby. Bone Stock      1. Don Dietz of Burksville      2. Jake Allscheid of Waterloo      3. Brian Allscheid of ColumbiaCompact Cars      1. Dana Schwering of Missouri      2. Kaelan Mudd of Waterloo      … Read More

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Katelyn (nee Erickson) and Chris Hodges of Waterloo announce the birth of a daughter. Meadow Marie Hodges was born May 22, 2015 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 … Read More

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