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Marshall Scholarship Foundation held a successful event Wednesday, Aug. 28 in cooperation with the Subway Restaurant in Marshall. Money received from the event will be used to fund scholarships for Marshall High School graduates.

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As the summer season comes to end, bright cheery spots of color, generosity and beautification are beginning to pop up around Waterloo thanks to the efforts of many gracious individuals and businesses.

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The Village of Marshall Police Department awarded patrol officer Ryan Brandon a life saving award, and community members Tiffany and Justin Nelsen were recognized for saving the life of Steve Holliger, who was without pulse at Whistle Stop Campground this summer. From left are Justin Nelsen,…

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During early January, Marshall Fire Department President David James announced the three-day traditional Firemen’s Festival in June would be scaled back and moved to September.

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“This is, indeed, a momentous occasion for our community. Not only do we dedicate a new library-meeting room facility for community programs and services, but take the opportunity to acknowledge with great appreciation Mr. (Karl) Junginger’s gift to the citizens of Waterloo and its surroundi…

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“Did you know there’s a difference between chiming and striking, right?” Jim Reynolds asks. “Chiming is playing the tune and striking is marking the hour. Most people don’t know that –– if they hear a clock make a noise, they say it’s chiming.”

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He’s no stranger to jumping out of airplanes, but a conventional trip will do just fine for Bob Felt. The Monona resident was on his way to board a commercial flight to this year’s National Skydiving Championships in North Carolina when he paused to reflect on his 24-year skydiving career.

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When Waterloo held its first Wiener & Kraut Day, the community was a village with a population of 1,943 and to contact The Courier newspaper residents needed to dial 8 on their rotary telephone. Much has changed since the first W&K Day, which was in early October, but it’s still an e…

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Waterloo High School senior football players Angel Samaniego, left, and Eduardo Rodriguez load up their plates with noodles during Thursday evening’s team pasta party. The boys said it’s a team tradition to load up on carbs the night before a game.

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Junior Caleb Hager, who plays football for Waterloo High School, and his teammates partake in a pasta party Thursday after practice. The Pirates football team typically loads up on foods rich in carbohydrates the night before a game.

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One of the summer highlights in Marshall was having visitors experiencing the inaugural farmers’ market. With the advertising market manager Scott Michalak did at Whistle Stop Campground, he even had travelers from Tennessee and Kentucky coming just for the cheese curds or beef sticks sold a…

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Throughout the month of September, the Bridges Library System, in partnership with the Milwaukee County Federated Library System and Lakeshores Library System, will launch a promotional campaign for National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The campaign will include more than 50 libraries in sout…

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How does a person turn $60 into $2,000? With a bit of luck and by raising money for the Marshall Youth Club. The second MYC Bash for Cash will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 and one person will be leaving the event with the grand prize of $2,000.

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Early on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 4 numerous people received emails that appeared to originate from Waterloo Mayor Jeni Quimby’s account. At approximately 9:40 a.m. city clerk/treasurer Mo Hansen sent out a mass email alerting people Quimby’s email had been spoofed and not to open the…

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The Marshall Police Department has decided to purchase a flashing crosswalk sign to help pedestrians cross the Main Street and School Street intersection. During the Aug. 13 Marshall Village Board meeting, Chief John Nault said the department was considering purchasing a flashing crosswalk s…

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The Marshall Police Department last month announced it had joined the Amigos en Azul program, an organization dedicated to dissolving the cultural barriers between law enforcement and the county’s Hispanic population. Chief John Nault said the local police department decided to get involved …

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Waterloo residents looking to build a shed on their property may no longer need a permit from the city in the future. The plan commission discussed changing the city’s municipal code regulating accessory structures at its Aug. 27 meeting. The suggestion to amend the code was recommended by b…

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Some gyms may have people at the doors to greet clients; at The Ranch Personal Training, the unofficial greeters are a pair of horses who may whinny in acknowledgement of a person’s presence. Clients might also get greeted by canine Arya. The Town of Waterloo personal training facility, whic…

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Village officials are continuing to look at all options in providing renewable energy to its residents. Jake Griggs, an energy consultant with Bluestem Energy Solutions, based out of Omaha, Nebraska, provided a proposal at the Aug. 13 village board meeting.

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Construction woes spilled over at Waterloo Town Board’s Aug. 14 meeting as Airport Road residents believed dump trucks might be tearing up the road. The Lake Mills portion of the street was milled and repaved at the same time Jefferson County began work on Highway B in the same area.

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The Hubbleton Quad Runners Club is looking to expand road access for ATVs and UTVs into a portion of Dane County. Representatives from the group were at the Aug. 14 Medina Town Board meeting to express an interest in having the town create an ordinance to allow the motorized vehicles access …

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Local officials from across Dane County, including Marshall, are agreeing to team their efforts and confront climate change head-on, County Executive Joe Parisi and Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway announced Aug. 15. The two were part of a first of its kind collaboration bringing together e…

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The Waterloo School Board decided to pass on approving any more alternates to the facilities project. A motion to approve spending approximately $440,000 for entrance canopies, additional bleachers and a moveable panel partition wall in the gym was narrowly defeated at the Aug. 12 meeting wi…

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A ceremonial groundbreaking for the future E. Peck Animal Agriculture Learning Center was held Aug. 15. Marshall High School agriculture teacher Paula Bakken recollected how the project came to fruition beginning in 2015. Pictured from left are Jeff Zimmerman, Bakken, Jon Brakebill, Ed Peck,…

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The newest classroom at St. John’s Lutheran School in Waterloo is ready to serve the youngest minds in the community as it prepares for the first day of the 2019-2020 year. The school decided to further its educational offerings by adding a 3 and 4-year-old kindergarten class.

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Jeff Deegan has many good memories of The Frequency, a downtown Madison music venue that played host to numerous bands during its 10 years of operation. Some of the bands he played in even found a spot on the venue’s stage.

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Shylo Haugen and Ava Sanborn teamed together in the Narwhal at the Marshall Lions Club Riverfest celebration Saturday. Eight youth teams and 10 adult teams constructed cardboard boats and tested their flotation device on the Maunesha River. Several boats did not finish the course.

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Twenty years after his dad was honored, Gary Skalitzky of Waterloo was chosen by the Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) as the 2019 inductee into the Wisconsin State Fair Hall of Fame. He, along with his wife Diann, was honored Sunday in the swine barn at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.

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One of the Marshall Lions Club’s largest fundraisers is happening Saturday during the annual Riverfest at Fireman’s Park, 309 Park St. The event is open to the public and free to attend.

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Lila Wilke was all smiles as the residents and staff at Waterloo’s Highland House sang Happy Birthday to her Aug. 2. The woman, originally from Reeseville, was ready to blow out her candles as she celebrated her 107th birthday.

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Residents will have the opportunity to help guide the future of the town of Medina as the municipality begins to update its comprehensive plan. The town board held a July 24 special meeting to start determining what type of information it would like to gather from residents. The input will b…

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A local business owner said if village officials approve a zoning change to allow apartments on Friedel Drive, he may need to look elsewhere for potential expansion.

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It’s been a relatively mild summer, with one major heat advisory roughly two weeks ago. And while many of us turn on the air conditioner once the temperature reaches 80 degrees, the Marshall Area EMS and Marshall Fire Department building, 119 Industrial Drive, has been without the comfort of…

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The members of the Portland Town Board will be keeping an eye on Hubbleton Brewing Company to ensure the tasting room is following its conditional use permit restrictions. During the July 18 board meeting, town chairman Jeff Spoke said he’s seen about a dozen cars at the business, located on…

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While it is only July, the Marshall’s Community Engagement Committee is planning Light it Up Marshall, a holiday decorating challenge from Nov. 29 until Dec. 9.

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As Wisconsin reaches the dog days of summer, canines will have to wait a bit longer before they can frolic in Marshall’s new dog park. Parks and Recreation Director Brandon Millner said the village is planning to open the park, located behind the public safety building at 119 Industrial Driv…