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The first time Cheri Carr put on a pair of cross country skis was during junior high gym class in Iowa. After graduating high school she worked at a ski resort in Utah, finding she really enjoyed the telemark skiing.

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This year, municipal clerks won’t only be concerned about ensuring there are enough ballots, making sure voters understand the required documents needed to cast a ballot, the proper way to complete the ballot, or if technology suddenly goes down when residents determine who will represent th…

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Both Waterloo and Marshall municipal offices are closed to the public until further notice. This information was recently posted on the communities' websites.

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Earlier today, the Marshall and Waterloo school districts sent out notifications to let parents and caregivers know that classes will be suspended beginning Monday, March 16.

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Voters who reside in area 3 of the Waterloo School District will have the chance to determine who of four school board candidates will serve in three seats up for election. Newcomer Kate Lewandowski will face incumbents Matt Schneider, who was appointed to fill the opening created in the fal…

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According to the Waterloo School District website, all middle school and high school athletic contests have been canceled for the month of March at the Waterloo School District. Students will still be allowed to practice.

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Information regarding a recent Standards and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings report prepared for the city was presented to the Waterloo City Council during Thursday’s regular council meeting.

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Comedian Charlie Berens, left, signs a bar chip he bought on Craigslist for Kristie and Brad Walter of Watertown after the Saturday night comedy show benefiting Waterloo Firemen’s Park. Berens auctioned off the chip and all proceeds from the bidding war were donated back to the city’s parks …

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This weekend, approximately 800 people will be taking in a comedy showcase at Waterloo Firemen’s Park featuring Charlie Berens. While attendees will be laughing at the Manitowoc Minute host’s stories and jokes on Saturday, the city’s parks department will also have a reason to smile – ticket…

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Two years ago, while having some health challenges, Kristin Sorrentino decided to go out and buy painting supplies. Among the furniture in her bedroom, she laid down a tarp, sat on the floor, and started to pour acrylic paint on a canvas. While creating a piece of art, Sorrentino would put o…

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Chloe Willborn relaxes as she donates blood during Friday’s American Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by the Waterloo Intermediate/Middle School student council. Willborn had come to donate following her shift as a patient care technician at UW Hospital. Willborn has donated several times. The n…

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New decorations will highlight the downtown area of Waterloo during the 2020 Christmas season thanks in part to the generosity of Waterloo resident Karen Holley.

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Could a new town hall be in Medina’s future? While not guaranteed, the town board continued discussing potential developments at the town-owned property at 5536 Missouri Road, the current location of the town’s salt shed. At the very least, the board would like to relocate the town’s waste a…

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Voters in the Marshall School District have narrowed down the field of who will be on the April 7 ballot for the two school board seats. The results of Tuesday’s election show Eric Armstrong, Staci Abrahamson, Eli Bauer and Justin E. Rodriguez receiving the most ballots cast in their favor.

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Fathers and daughter take a break from the dance floor to have a treat during the Sweetheart Dance at the Waunakee High School Commons on Valentine's Day. The event benefited Special Olympics.

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About 900 guests and 50 volunteers attended the Sweetheart Dance at Waunakee High School on Valentine’s Day, with Erin Crowley of Musical Memories as the DJ for the evening. Guests had photos taken, received necklaces and photo frames as gifts, and enjoyed dancing and ice cream sundaes throu…

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Gina Senger, second from right, looks to roll a seven at the craps table at the Marshall Scholarship Foundation’s Valentine’s Day Casino Night and Dance held Saturday at The Venue at River’s Edge in Waterloo. The casino night is the largest yearly fundraising event the organization hosts. Pi…

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Six local residents are running for the two seats on the Marshall School Board. A Tuesday, Feb. 18 primary election will narrow down the field to four candidates. The Marshall School District sent the individuals a list of questions to respond to; the district has allowed The Courier to repr…

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The National Weather Service reports that we are to expect snow on Sunday before 5 p.m., then snow possibility mixed with freezing drizzle after. NWS is predicting little to no ice accumulation during this time. They are anticipating a snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches on Sunday. The NWS is…

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WATERLOO — The Waterloo Fire Department spent approximately 40 minutes Monday, beginning at about 5:06 p.m., extinguishing a truck trailer brake fire that occurred near the intersection of Dodge County Highway BB and state Highway 19.

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“Girls, come inside,” Carol De Witt calls out, while clapping her hands.

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When Jill Keip was in high school, she had her sights set on studying to be a dental assistant. Unfortunately, the program at MATC had a two-year waiting list. But, instead of putting her plans on pause, Keip decided the path to her career would be through the Wisconsin Air National Guard.

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Professional cycling’s governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), announced that the first round of their redesigned Cyclocross World Cup schedule will take place in Waterloo. The race will be on the grounds of Trek’s global headquarters on Oct. 4.