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The Waterloo Plan Commission took up an unusual conditional use permit (CUP) for four properties within the city – the request was coming from the city and not a private developer. The city’s request for the CUPs to allow for the construction of more than one dwelling unit for lots 1, 2, 3 a…

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A female spiny softshell turtle basks in the sun as she nests on the Town of Medina gravel pile. While typically found in large rivers or lakes, from late May until early July female aquatic turtles move upland to nest and deposit their eggs. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural …

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One of the state’s largest aggregate crushing facilities operators will be expanding its operations in the Town of Portland. The town board approved a conditional use permit (CUP) for Michels Materials, W11184 Hubbleton Road, to expand its non-metallic mineral extraction just south of Highway 19.

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Scott Peterson, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times, has been promoted to group editor of APG Southern Wisconsin, Robb Grindstaff, general manager of APG Media’s Southern Wisconsin newspapers, recently announced.

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Waterloo Parks Coordinator Gabe Haberkorn on Thursday afternoon announced the cancellation of the annual Waterloo Fourth of July celebration at Firemen’s Park. In an open letter to the community, he said the decision to cancel the event, which has been held since 1905, did not come lightly.

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It has been several months before the public has been able to walk through the doors of local libraries. That changes this month as the Marshall Community Library and Karl Junginger Memorial Library reopen to the public.

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Sherri Smith and Jim Stonestreet, of the Krause-Langer VFW Post, stand alongside West Main Street in Marshall Friday afternoon to sell signs supporting the Class of 2020. The local veterans organization was selling the yard signs as a fundraiser for its scholarships and as a way to offer sup…

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The Waterloo and Marshall school districts along with local first responders will be receiving a portion of a $20,000 grant provided to Farmers & Merchants State Bank. The funds are part of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s (FHLBank Chicago) COVID-19 Relief Program.

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For as long as Mary Stodola can remember, each Saturday her husband, Dave, and son, Joey, go grocery shopping.

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Due to an oversight, last week’s Marshall police reports were omitted from the May 7 print edition of The Courier. The reports are printed along with this week’s report.

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Marcus Truschinski said there’s a picture in his high school yearbook featuring himself and several other boys wearing Marshall High School football jerseys, sitting in the back row at American Player’s Theatre (APT). The group was in Spring Green to see “Macbeth” as part of a school field trip.

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As the fight against coronavirus continues, it is integral to ensure the medical personnel on the frontlines of the pandemic have access to personal protective equipment (PPE). In order to process the offers coming into Wisconsin’s State Emergency Operations Center, at the Department of Mili…

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To say the final semester for the Class of 2020 has been disrupted by coronavirus would be an understatement – plans for graduation ceremonies are still up in the air, grading policies have been amended, all spring activities have been canceled, and home now serves as the classroom.

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Glenn Soldner, a member of Waterloo American Legion Post 233, said Memorial Day is one of his favorite days of the year. Unfortunately, veterans and the public will not be able to publicly recognize the sacrifices made by military personnel.

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With the exception of a no vote by Alderman Ron Griffin, the Waterloo City Council approved a contract agreement between the city and Associated Appraisal Consultants, Inc. during Thursday’s regular meeting for 2020 and 2021 exterior-only property revaluation services and an additional data …

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Nine local food projects — including one from Waterloo — have been selected to receive grants through the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin (BLBW) program, a competitive grant program designed to strengthen Wisconsin’s food industries by helping farms and businesses more efficiently process, market a…

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A 32-year-old Marshall man was cited for speeding after a Dane County sheriff’s deputy stopped him for driving 117 mph in a 55 mph zone.

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The tradition of businesses handing out calendars to customers is one that goes back more than 100 years. While the actual calendars were at times only slightly larger than a business card, it was the images, roughly 15” x 21”, that drew people to pick one up. Two Waterloo women – Adelaide H…

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The Karl Junginger Memorial Library and Marshall Community Library will be offering “no contact” curbside services beginning this week. The libraries are allowed to begin this service as part of Gov. Tony Evers updated Safer at Home orders.

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It should be a time of celebration for high school seniors – their last prom, the final band or choir concert, an official countdown to graduation, and all of the activities they have been looking forward to in their final year.

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At approximately 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, members of the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce received an email from Chamber President Evan Kurkowski on the future of the organization.

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After holding off on making a decision on an amendment to the municipal code regarding the type of fences allowed within the community, the Waterloo City Council decided during its Thursday meeting to move forward with the original changes presented.

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This spring was supposed to mark the last hurrah for senior athletes – one final opportunity to play for their high school team. Unfortunately, all sports contests were canceled as of Tuesday when the WIAA announced the decision.

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When the Marshall School Board next meets, there will be two new voices among the mix after the April 7 unofficial election results were posted Monday night. Eric Armstrong and Staci Abrahamson received the most votes of the four candidates with 676 and 643, respectively. They will be taking…

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The Tuesday, April 7 super moon hovers above the trees as it rises in the sky at sunset. April’s super moon, known as the pink moon, was the brightest and biggest full moon of 2020. The reason for its large appearance is due to it’s closer proximity to Earth at this time of year. Three more …