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Columbia Couple Donates $1 million To Shriners Hospital

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Chester and Ruth Schmidt of Columbia presented a $1 million donation to Shriners Hospital For Children during a ceremony Oct. 29 at Oak Hill, where the couple currently resides. The Schmidts gave the donation in honor of the life-changing care the hospital gave to their late daughter, Elaine. Elaine was born in … Read More

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Columbia Police Searching For Man Following Monday Night Altercation

The Columbia Police Department has obtained arrest warrants for Anthony M. Crowe of Columbia for one count of Aggravated Battery and one count of Aggravated Assault. Bond has been set at $50,000. Crowe is not in custody at this time. The CPD is asking for the public’s assistance with locating Crowe. Crowe, 26, … Read More

WPD Interviews Suspect In Skateboard Park Investigation

For the past week the Waterloo Police Department has been looking for a person who was reported to be “acting suspiciously” Oct. 20 at the Waterloo Skateboard Park on Library Street. Earlier this week, a person has stepped forward and provided information to reveal the identity of the suspect. The subject posted … Read More

Waterloo PD Looking For Suspicious Person At Skateboard Park

The Waterloo Police Department is continuing to ask the public’s help in identifying a person. A 25-40 year-old white male s reported to have acted in a suspicious manner Monday, Oct. 20, at the Waterloo Skateboard Park on North Library Street. Witnesses state the man approached young females and told them he was … Read More

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Morgan Redohl And Matt Hemenway Are VHS Homecoming Royalty

Congratulations to Morgan Redohl and Matt Hemenway on being crowned the queen and king of the 2014 Valmeyer High School Homecoming.    … Read More

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Stephanie and Justin Kadlec of Red Bud announce the birth of a son. Judsyn Joseph Kadlec was born June 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth in Belleville. He was 6 pounds, 5 ounces and 18 inches … Read More

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