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Dexter Schaefer, 4, right, had a bit of trouble getting his golf ball into the “Captain Underpants”-themed hole at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library’s mini golf course set up on Saturday. He instead opted to find a different way to finish off the hole as 14-year-old JayReece Ashton looks o…

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Aiden Johnson, 6, gets a bit of assistance from his grandpa, Cliff Butzine, as the youth lines up a perfect shot Saturday at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library. The library hosted free mini golf when it was open to the public during the day. In the evening, it hosted a Friends of the Librar…

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Simone Schaefer, 15, does her best to get around the obstacles at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library's mini golf course. The library set up the course for Saturday when people could come in during the day to try it out. In the evening, the Friends of the Library offered people the chance to…

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Julie Kuhlow, left, a member of the Waterloo Fire and Rescue Department, helps Waterloo High School principal Brad Donner complete the process for immediately treating a gunshot wound during a Jan. 15 Waterloo School District staff in-service training. Those in attendance learned the correct…

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Waterloo preK-8 principal Shawn Bartelt puts pressure on a wound located on an artificial wound during a school district Jan. 15 in-service training. Members of the Waterloo Fire and Rescue Department trained members of the school staff on how to stop the bleed using the contents of a stop t…

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Mike and Eloise Jansen, 5, of Marshall test the buoyancy of their Lego boat during Monday's family Lego night at the Marshall Community Library. Attendees were tasked with using the colorful bricks to create watercraft. While some of the boats floated using the initial designs, other watercr…

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Jimmy Forman described being a part of the Rose Bowl with one word – electrifying. He said it was a word many of the UW Madison football players were throwing around when in California to play in the Jan. 1 event.

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To celebrate the 10-year class anniversary of Marshall Jazzercise, Christine Kenseth, franchised Jazzercise instructor, is offering the Marshall/Waterloo/Deerfield-area community free Jazzercise fitness classes on Monday, Jan. 20 and Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. in the Marshall Ear…

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You can blame global warming, climate change, or just plain luck (or unluck), but winter weather has been scarce for the most part. Even a predicted snow storm decided to pass by the area. But, the Marshall Lions Club isn’t going to let a lack of the white stuff keep the organization from ho…

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Little Bears Daycare won the second Waterloo Holiday in Lights competition. Pictured from left are center director Ashley Lowrey, city parks director Gabe Haberkorn and daycare owner Terry Kuhl. Little Bears decided to donate $100 of the $175 grand prize back to Firemen’s Park, where the lig…

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There are approximately 72,000 wild horses in the United States, according to the March 2019 estimate by the nation’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The BLM manages wild horse herds across 27 million acres of public lands located in 10 western states.

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Medina residents may need to haul their waste to a new location in the future after the town board on Jan. 8 discussed moving the recycling site to the Missouri Road property purchased several months ago for the town’s new salt shed.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Dane County in effect from 7 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Sunday. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected to develop in our area later this evening and continue into Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 6” to 10” are expected along u…

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While the municipal government elections in Waterloo and Marshall will be quiet with incumbents not facing any contention, the same cannot be said about the school boards.

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The number of annual permits may not have reached Marshall Parks and Recreation Director Brandon Millner’s goal, but the number of passes sold helped bring an additional $2,800 to the village.

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Waterloo family physician Dr. Franklin “Brad” Meyers took command of the Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing Medical Group during a Dec. 7 ceremony at Truax Field in Madison.

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People will get to experience the best minute of their day – or rather many best minutes of their day Saturday, March 7 when Charlie Berens performs at Waterloo Firemen’s Park. The Wisconsin-based comedian is known for his popular Manitowoc Minute YouTube videos and has been on tour for the …

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A recent Waterloo School District Community Conversation aimed at increasing community-based employment opportunities for young adults with disabilities brought more than 40 area businesses, organizations, parents and guests together at the Waterloo Farmers and Merchants State Bank.

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Each year since 2008, Watertown and Waterloo Piggly Wigglys raise money to donate back to those in the local communities who need assistance with food during the holiday season. More than $120,000 has been donated back to the community since the yearly fundraiser started. During the 2019 Hol…

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Each year since 2008, Watertown and Waterloo Piggly Wigglys raise money to donate back to those in the local communities who need assistance with food during the holiday season. More than $120,000 has been donated back to the community since the yearly fundraiser started. During the 2019 Hol…

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Each year since 2008, Watertown and Waterloo Piggly Wigglys raise money to donate back to those in the local communities who need assistance with food during the holiday season. More than $120,000 has been donated back to the community since the yearly fundraiser started. During the 2019 Hol…

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Waterloo High School held a penny war to benefit Jefferson County Christmas Neighbors, raising $617.13 to benefit the toy, food and clothing giveaway for needy Jefferson County children and their families. Above, representatives of the school deliver the check in person to Christmas Neighbor…

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People who tune into channels 991 and 992 will be seeing a clearer picture, thanks to an upgrade made to Waterloo cable access TV. Station director Jesus Burgos said the local stations were upgraded Dec. 16 to high definition (HD).

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A lot can happen in 365 days, and 2019 was no exception for Waterloo, Marshall and the surrounding towns. There were insights to the future for the communities through groundbreakings and changes of leadership; additionally, there were events that typically don’t impact the peaceful rural mu…

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Marshall Scholarship Foundation recently received a pleasant surprise when Marshall School District Business Manager Bob Chady donated an 18-year-old car through CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services).

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The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin recently voted to approve the Point Beach Solar Energy Center. Pending the Commission’s final written order, this allows NextEra Energy Resources’ project affiliate to move forward in building the 100-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy generating fa…

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Sometimes, appearances can be deceiving; for instance, people may see Ted out for a walk and assume the large dog may not be friendly. People might also see the inside of the pole barn on Traut Road in the Town of Medina and conclude it’s a space for training canines.

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A municipal developer agreement between Timber Creek Homes, Inc. and Waterloo regarding four lots located on Beech Road was approved Thursday by the Waterloo City Council.

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Janessa Henning is excited to say it will only be days – instead of months – until the new fitness center in the Waterloo High School opens to the public.

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Six months ago, Jade and Lucas Tabor were given life-changing news; their son, Stehrling, had cancer. The Jefferson couple would soon become all too familiar with the Children’s Wisconsin hospital in Milwaukee as their second of three sons was treated for leukemia. He spent more than 60 days…

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The home of Tim and Suzette Harrison, 310 Harvest Court, was selected as the winner of the Light It Up Marshall holiday lights contest, sponsored by the Marshall Community Engagement group. The top three winners were announced at the Dec. 9 Santa at the Fire Station. A list of the participat…

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Nora Kleinschmidt checks out the frosting by giving it a taste at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library’s Santa story time Thursday evening. After listening to a story and songs from Santa Claus, children could decorate a cutout sugar cookie with frosting and colored sugar. Attendees also has …