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  • HSS, local officials plan to reduce recidivism

    Members of Human Support Services and local officials gathered last week for a community strategic planning for crisis and crime prevention response. Nineteen people attended the workshop, including HSS staff, representatives from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department,...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Brazil exchange student enjoyed local stay

    People often say there’s nothing more American than eating apple pie or watching a baseball game.  But for João Dias, a foreign exchange student through Rotary International, the time he felt most American was at another sporting...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Bootsie’s brings home cooking to Waterloo

    After months of anxious anticipation, Bootsie’s restaurant, bakery and general store in Waterloo opened to the public on Wednesday.  The establishment first got approval from the Waterloo City Council in March 2017, but the idea had been...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Historic church, school renovated and ready

    Nearly a decade ago, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbia member Alberta Spradling attended a church meeting that would impact her life for years. She and her husband had recently moved here from Tennessee and joined the...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • In memory of Max: dodgeball league raises $5,000

    Earlier this summer, friends of a fallen Waterloo High School classmate created a dodgeball league to honor their friend and raise money for the Max Paul Memorial Scholarship. In February, shortly after Paul died due to complications...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Johnson an unsung hero of German Band

    It has been said that behind every great man there is a great woman.  That is certainly the case for Waterloo German Band leader  Harry Wolf, whose longtime companion Barbara Johnson has proved invaluable to the band...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Still no Uber, but Lyft is a go

    Earlier this year, local stakeholders made a push for Uber to come to Monroe County.  So far, that effort has not gained much traction. The ride-sharing company still does not offer services in the county. Uber will...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Choir members perform at Carnegie Hall

    Members of the St. Paul United Church of Christ choir in Waterloo recently had the opportunity to perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The group got the chance after Distinguished Concerts International New...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Local scouts explore land of fire and ice

    About halfway through their recent trip to Iceland, members of Boy Scout Troop 320 took a ferry to Grímsey Island, which straddles the Arctic Circle.  After camping there overnight, they got a tour from the caretaker of...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • YMCA tees up for meaningful fundraiser

    When Scott Spinner became executive director of the Monroe County YMCA last September, one of the first tasks he completed was finding out what was going well at the Y.  One tip he heard from almost everyone...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Lieferbräu Brewery ready to live up to its name

      Seven years ago, Kris Liefer was working at a winery when he discovered a passion for brewing. “He was really intrigued by the process of making the wine and the process of making alcohol,” Kris’ brother...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • A sunset years in the making

    Five years ago, Peter and Julie Ingold repeatedly drove by the nearly 150-year-old building located at 11604 Bluff Road in Columbia.  Each time they passed it, they wondered what the future would hold for the property known...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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