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A Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating (PASER) road ratings report was presented by Mitch Leisses of Kunkel Engineering Group to the Waterloo Common Council during its regular council meeting July 11.

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Tickets are on sale now for Farm Technology Days’ “Block Party.” The event will take place during the extended show hours on Wednesday, July 24 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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The John Deere gators are ready to roll as Tent City continues to grow on the Walter Grain Farms. Jefferson County is host of this year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, July 23-25. Tent City is the heart of the large agricultural show that includes more than 600 exhibitors. The farm is loca…

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ABOVE: Jeff McMullen provided comedy and magic on the main stage during Waterloo’s Independence Day celebration Thursday, July 4 at Waterloo Firemen’s Park. Enjoying the performance were from left, Bryant Haberkorn, Jack Johnson and Finn Haberkorn.

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Master Gardener Volunteer Association sold planters for the upcoming Farm Technology Days (FTD), July 23-25 at the Walter Grain Farms in Johnson Creek. The 15- to 25-inch diameter planters with flowers and foliage sold for $35 and will be labeled “In Memory,” “In Honor” or have a business na…

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A pajama story time was held at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library June 27. With the summer reading program theme being “A Universe of Stories,” the story time activities centered around space. Listening to stories were Mae Brueckner, and sisters Sofija and Evelyn Wineland.

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Waterloo summer school students in Nancy Schoeneman’s class were making an owl during a class the last week of June. The students included, from left, Kyson Albright, Zach Newhouse, Wyatt Skalitzky, Anthony Licari and Schoeneman. Waterloo School District only held one session of summer schoo…

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About 50 people who came with questions and concerns about a pipeline that flows between Waterloo and Marshall got answers at the Enbridge community open house meeting held in Waterloo Wednesday, July 10.

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RIGHT: The 1911 C.W. Parker Carousel was open for the July 4 celebration in Waterloo Firemen’s Park Thursday. Enjoying a ride was Kinzley Duessler of Waterloo. The park hosted a variety of activities, including music, baseball and refreshments, for the Independence Day celebration.

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The first session of the Marshall School District’s summer school concluded July 3 and the second session started Monday, July 8. In the first session of paper crafting, students Camila Bautista, Josephyne Browne and Ava Saneorn constructed coasters and fans.

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Dodge County Treasurer Patti Hilker suggests residents mail their second installment of real estate payment to Dodge County as soon as possible to insure a timely payment.

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Florence Zimbrick Veith isn’t your typical 100-year-old hospice patient. Every day is she on the go, stopping by her senior center to play cards, bingo, and dominoes. It’s become part of her daily routine. Not only that, Florence lives by herself in a senior apartment complex and still drive…

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The first session of the Marshall School District’s summer school concluded July 3 and the second session started Monday, July 8. In the first session, woodworking was offered at the high school. Dakota Bowers used a piece of box elder wood to make a bat.

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After Marshall residents signed petitions, neighbors voiced concerns at government meetings, a failed planning commission vote and resubmission requests, the plan commissioners and village board officials approved a proposal for a four-unit apartment building at consecutive meetings Monday, July 8.

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Evelyn Wineland waited for a balloon sculpture from Jeff McMullen during the Waterloo City Band concert at Waterloo Firemen’s Park July 4 celebration. The park hosted an Independence Day celebration with music, baseball and refreshments.

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Jeff McMullen provided comedy and magic to the children and adults at the July 4 celebration at Waterloo Firemen’s Park. He pulled out a long string of different colors of paper from his mouth in front of audience participants Myah Malueg and her father, Travis.

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LEFT: Team Sports summer school class was held inside the Marshall Elementary School gym last week as temperatures and humidity soared outside. At bat was Alex Flores.

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The Waterloo council will receive a road report from its engineer Thursday night, July 11, regarding its public roadways.

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The Jefferson County Fair kicked off this week running Wednesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14 with its usual wide selection of music, food, midway carnival fun, youth judging and entertainment.

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Several baseball games with the Teeners, American Legion and Home Town Talent was held at Waterloo Firemen’s Park on Thursday, July 4. The spectators gathered under the shade trees around the diamond.

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Kamden Fitzgerald helped to sell coffee, brownies and other baked goods during the Waterloo City Band concert in Waterloo Firemen’s Park Thursday. It was a fundraiser for the Waterloo High School volleyball team.

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Grace Hellenbrand used a power sander on her sign that read, Hellenbrand’s Boat House, during a woodworking summer school class held in the Marshall School District.

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Sarah Wittlinger of Waterloo assisted her two daughters on the 1911 C.W. Parker Carousel that was open for the July 4 celebration in Waterloo Firemen’s Park. The girls, Cassandra and Elizabeth, enjoyed the spin on the antique attraction.

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There is money available to assist those seeking to purchase a home, purchase a bigger home, or downsize to a smaller home in Jefferson, Dodge, Walworth, Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha counties, according to RoxAnne Witte of the Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium.

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Pete Ponti, in back, was the caller during the Marshall/Waterloo Veterans of Foreign Wars bingo session held in the upper pavilion at Waterloo Firemen’s Park Thursday, July 4. Participating in bingo was from left, Jean Holzhueter, Betty Arians and Marvel Riesop.

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Corn heights varied throughout the area this July 4. The old saying “Knee high by the Fourth of July” did not hold true in some fields. Here a farmer in the Town of Portland sprayed his corn crop on Thursday, July 4.

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Kale Grossman let his water rocket soar at the Marshall Community Library’s summer reading program July 1. Participants decorated two-liter bottles before launching them outside on the grounds of the library. Pressure was used to send the bottles high into the sky.

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Thirteen steer died in a barn fire early Wednesday morning, July 3, on the J & R Bar Ranch located on State Highway 89, Waterloo.

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The Waterloo City Council will consider expanding lots 30 and 31 on McKay Way when it meets July 11, a week later than usual due to the July 4 holiday.

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A barn structure at the J&R Ranch on State Highway 89 in the Town of Portland was still smoldering at mid-morning today, July 3 following an early morning blaze in which 13 steer died. Owner Ryan Powers said he and his wife were awoken in the nearby house by sounds of snapping and poppin…

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Gabe Armstrong pulled the string releasing a water bottle rocket into the air during the Marshall Community Library’s bottle rocket activity July 1. Watching the launch was his father, Eric Armstrong, left, and Jack Schuster, right. The rocket launch was part of the library’s summer reading …

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The Waterloo City Band performed a concert on the lawn at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library on Friday, June 21, and is preparing for this week’s concert set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Waterloo Firemen’s Park for the Fourth of July celebration. The saxophone section of the Waterloo City Ba…

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Marshall School District summer school is being offered in two sections. The first session concluded July 3 and the second session began July 8. The K’nex Engineering class constructed an amusement park, complete with rides. The students built a Ferris wheel and roller coaster. Working on th…

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court last week ruled Dane County cannot require Enbridge, a Canadian pipeline with a pumping station in the Town of Medina, to carry special insurance.

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The Waterloo City Band performed a concert on the lawn at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library on Friday, June 21, the first day of summer. The band will next perform at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 4 at the Waterloo Firemen’s Park for the Fourth of July celebration. The band is under the direction…

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The Marshall Area Historical Society (MAHS) held an archaeology dig at the Marshall Hotel, 113 Main St., Marshall on Saturday, June 29. Anthropologist Stacy Ironside, who has a minor degree in archaeology, is the curator of the MAHS museum. She assisted the group of volunteers dig up the soi…

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The Marshall Area Historical Society (MAHS) held an archaeology dig at the Marshall Hotel, 113 Main St., Marshall on Saturday, June 29. Anthropologist Stacy Ironside, who has a minor degree in archaeology, is the curator of the MAHS museum. She assisted the group of volunteers dig up the soi…

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Volunteers cleaned up a major blockage in the Maunesha River Saturday, June 29. The Trestle Railroad Bridge near Cherry Lane is now completely passable. Assisting with the project were Steve Falter, Charlie Liberty, Jason Pitzer and Brandon Columbus. An impromptu river cleanup is set for Fri…

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Another cleanup of the Maunesha River took place Saturday, June 29. Organizers met at Langer Park and carpooled to the worksite near Maple Heights. The group is making a difference one blockage at a time. The Trestle Railroad Bridge near Cherry Lane is completely passable. Thirteen workers c…