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Alayna Newmaier, center, a second grade student at Waterloo Elementary School, arrived at school Thursday morning via fire truck. The ride was part of winning the Karl Junginger Memorial Library’s 10th annual Fired Up for Reading challenge where children record the number of hours they read …

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Sherri Smith knew that when she joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard in 1995, she was a bit of an outlier. At the time, Smith was a young, single mother with two small children going to school full time. But, she had always wanted to join the service.

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With the new fitness center expected to be ready by the end of November, district business manager Sharon Peterson and pool and fitness center director Janessa Henning presented the board with potential fee increases at the regular October meeting. The Waterloo School Board held an Oct. 28 s…

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Attorney General Josh Kaul recently announced the Drug Take Back Day, held on Oct. 26, in Wisconsin had a total collection of 60,472 lbs. Wisconsin had the second largest collection in the nation this October, beating the California in the biannual drug collection.

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With nearby municipalities beginning to allow all-terrain vehicles on public roads, the Village of Marshall is looking to follow suit.

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From left, Xander, 9, and Quinn Wollner, 6, of Marshall pick through a selection of candy offered by Lauri Weisensel of Waterloo during Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s Trunk or Treat Saturday afternooon in Marshall. Waterloo hosted its community-wide trek-or-treat Sunday afternoon and the vil…

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Ian Slager, left, of Waterloo was responsible for handing out candy as his younger brother, Alek, sits with him as they wait around the “campfire,” complete with marshmallows for trick-or-treaters during Saturday’s Trunk or Treat at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshall. Several vehicles …

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Pastor Nancy Raabe accepts a piece of candy during Saturday’s Trunk or Treat from 1-year-old Patience Bagulen of Mount Horeb. This was the third year the church hosted the public, community event where children could do a bit of trick-or-treating without going do…

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Kate, left, and Emmett Bradshaw of Marshall chase a ghost balloon during Saturday’s Trunk or Treat at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshall. Families attended the event to get sugary treats from elaborately decorated vehicle trunks. This was the third year of the community event.

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Aubrie, left, and Elizabeth Hischke donned their Hogwarts robes to collect candy during Waterloo’s community-wide trick-or-treat Sunday afternoon. Children enjoyed moderate temperatures as they were provided candy and other treats as they traveled door-to-door.

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WATERLOO — A Waterloo couple is facing numerous drug-related charges in Jefferson County Circuit Court following a spring that is alleged to have been busy with methamphetamine dealings in the city — some within a short distance of Veteran’s Memorial Park.

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One hundred years ago, the American Legion Auxiliary was founded on the principles of supporting the American Legion and honoring the sacrifice of people who served the country by enriching the lives of veterans, members of the military and their families.

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The Town of Waterloo Board acknowledged John’s Disposal has done a great job as the refuse removal company for the municipality, but at the Oct. 9 meeting, decided to go with a new company for its trash and recycling removal. The board approved a five-year contract with Badgerland Disposal, …

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Firemen’s Park in Marshall will soon be the home field for the Sun Prairie Home Talent League Red Birds. Beginning next season, the Sun Prairie team will play their home games in Marshall it was announced at the Oct. 8 village board meeting.

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For the past several months, Dane County has been afflicted with multiple vehicle and home break ins, resulting in the theft of property. Dane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to two home invasions during the early hours on Friday, Oct. 4. Additionally, multiple thefts from vehicles and h…

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The table was covered with colorful felt rectangles and triangles. The children and their mothers picked out an assortment of fabrics in shades of blue, pink, red, purple, grey, green, and yellow.

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Robert Hauptli has no trouble preparing a meal for more than 100 people, but asking him to make supper for a family of five is actually a bit more of a challenge. For 22 years, the Town of Portland resident (located just outside of the city of Waterloo) helped feed troops going through basic…

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Carrie Voigt Schonhoff of Waterloo captures the spirit of her native Wisconsin in her first book of poems, “The Liminal Space.”

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The Dane County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday, Oct. 2 that it responded to a report of a vehicle found just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the town of Medina. According to a release, the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze was discovered in two pieces in the Marshall Millpond, located near …

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While a triathlon puts participants on the land for two-thirds of the event, the one being held Saturday, Oct. 5 by the Maunesha River Alliance (MRA) is focused on water. The Propel Dry Triathlon at Marshall Firemen’s Park will not only benefit the organization that wants to help keep the wa…

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Move over Fiserv Forum — Statz Bros. Farm in Marshall is Wisconsin’s hottest new music venue.

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The Dane County Sheriff’s Office wants to alert motorists to traffic delays that will occur between Sun Prairie and Marshall Thursday (Sept. 26) afternoon and evening.

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Two days after Luke Bryan performs at the Statz farm, the spirit of country music will continue at Marshall’s Main Street Mania. The annual event, sponsored by the Marshall Area Business Association (MABA) has ‘Gone Country Again’ and continues to bring back some of the most popular activiti…