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Jeremiah reaches milestone on his journey

On July 12 at 11:04 p.m., 7-year-old Jeremiah Williams had another seizure.  This grand mal seizure, like all the others before it, caused Jeremiah to...

Plew crowned Queen; Halleran is Little Miss

As if a request were put in for the perfect weather to usher in the Monroe County Fair, Mother Nature delivered with cool temperatures...

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...

See you at the fair!

The 71st annual Monroe County Fair takes place July 22-29 at the fairgrounds located off Route 156 just west of Waterloo. “We’re expecting another great...

Auf wiedersehen, Herr Wolf

Whether or not you knew Harry Louis Wolf, you no doubt have been touched by his legacy.  Whether you’ve listened to the Waterloo German Band...

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...

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...

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...

Bison statue project completed with community support

Some two dozen hardy citizens bravely thumbed their noses at soaring heat and oppressive humidity to gather at the bison statue on the Monroe...

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...

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...

2018 Monroe County Fair Schedule of Events

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