17, 2001 by
Edward J. Wienhoff Jr., and John J. Conrad Sr.
The Independent is a newspaper
dedicated to covering stories, news
and events throughout Monroe County. The publishers and contributing
writers were all raised right here in Monroe County.
The paper is published on the first
and third Fridays of each month. They are mailed through USPS the previous day.
Advertising deadlines are seven days prior to publication dates.
Editors and Publishers:
Wienhoff Jr. and John Conrad
Courtney Hunter, Jeanette Gregson, Alysia Brinkman
Bob Haentzler, Rich Dreher, Judy Brinkman, Tina Kinzinger, Gage Wienhoff, Rhonda
May, Debbie Roediger, Ericha Sondag
Contributing Writers: Carol
Floarke, Laura Arnett, Judy Krebel, Arline Hitzemann, Lyn Moore, Lucy Engbring,
Mark Bundy, Joyce Rose, Tim Carley, Joe Leicht
Cartoons: Brad Keim
Newspaper Distribution Coordinators:
Dayne Wittenbrink, Jeannie Wittenbrink, Sara
Hull, Zack Wienhoff, Sarah Conrad-Angelides, Jacob Conrad, John Joseph
Conrad, Cameron Hull
Web Page Support:
Josh Colyer, Kristine Voelker
Independent Media Group, Ltd.
Published twice monthly for $24 in-county, $30 Elsewhere
Conrad Press, Ltd.
120 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 407
Columbia, IL 62236