Polls open Tuesday, absentee ballots can be requested through Thursday
The spring election will be held Tuesday, April 7 with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at local municipal buildings for in-person voting. The final day to request absentee ballots is Thursday, April 2; this can be done by visiting https://myvote.wi.gov. To cast an in-person absentee ballot, contact your municipal clerk to set up a time prior to Monday, April 6.
Food pantry will remain open
The Waterloo/Marshall Food Pantry, 117 E. Madison St. in Waterloo, will continue to be open during its regular hours, 9-10 a.m. on Saturdays, and noon to 1 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. on Wednesdays. The pick-up method at the pantry will be slightly modified. Visitors will need to register at the door of the pantry and tell volunteers what items they need to pick up. A volunteer will then fill up the order for the visitors, who are to remain outside the door of the pantry to limit the number of people entering the facility. Pantry coordinator Todd Schultz said families should only send one person to register at the door. For more information, contact Wanda at 920-478-2321 or Sue at 920-478-9679.
KJM offering online story time
During its temporary closure, the Karl Junginger Memorial Library is offering online story time, Mondays at 10 a.m. Pajama story time will be Thursdays at 6 p.m. The videos can be watched on the library’s Facebook page or through the library website: https://www.waterloo.lib.wi.us/youth-and-family-programs. These videos will be available temporarily. The library would also like to remind patrons electronic resources are still available and can be accessed at https://www.waterloo.lib.wi.us/electronic-resources.
United Methodist Churches
to hand out toilet paper, hand soap
The United Methodist Churches in Marshall and Waterloo will be handing out toilet paper and hand soap on Saturday, April 4. Items to be distributed have not been touched by un-gloved hands for 14 days. The church is limited in the quantity it can hand out but is doing its best to help meet the needs of the community and shine some light in a dark situation. People can drive up to volunteers outside the Waterloo UMC, 348 William St., next to the BP, beginning at 9 a.m. In Marshall, people can drive up to volunteers at Veteran’s Park, next to the police department, beginning at 10 a.m. Volunteers will hand out one package of toilet paper and one soap dispenser per car until all items have been distributed.
Auxiliary gala canceled
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 Auxiliary has canceled its 100 anniversary gala set for April 4 at Waterloo Firemen’s Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All who have purchased tickets will receive a full refund, and any donation designated to Badger Honor Flight or the auxiliary will be given to those organizations.
Legion dinner canceled
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 grilled chicken and pork chop dinner scheduled for April 11 has been canceled due to coronavirus.
Waterloo Booster Club
The Waterloo Athletic Booster Club has decided to cancel the 29th Annual Booster Banquet on Saturday, April 18. The organization will be contacting those who have already purchased dinner tickets in the coming weeks. The cash raffle will still occur, but the date of the drawing will be postponed until all 400 tickets are sold. Further updates and information will be sent via email and social media as they become available.
Marshall alumni banquet canceled
The annual Marshall High School alumni banquet, scheduled for May 2, has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Any questions can be directed by Sally Waddell at 920-648-4321.
Waterloo alumni banquet canceled
The 2020 Waterloo alumni banquet scheduled for May 16 has been canceled. The WHS Alumni Association scholarships presented annually at the banquet will still be awarded to members of the Class of 2020. Alumni who would like to contribute toward the 2020 and future scholarships can send a check made payable to the WHS Alumni Association to Jean Holzhueter, 252 Highland Terrace, Waterloo WI 53594. Questions can be referred to Holzhueter at 920-478-8194 or email@example.com.
cancel upcoming events
The Friends of the Marshall Community Library has decided to postpone the annual garage sale day to mid or late summer. The annual book sale will also be held at this time. The group hopes to have a date set by July 1. Additionally, the Friends have decided to cancel its annual dog wash fundraiser.