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Arlin Obst Gets A Well-Deserved Day In The Sun

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Waterloo Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal Arlin  Obst waves to folks along the parade route.
Waterloo Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal Arlin Obst waves to folks along the parade route.

By Bethany Prange Fifty years ago, if a farmer in Monroe County had a problem with their crops, land or livestock, they didn’t have the internet to turn to for help. But they did have Arlin Obst. Obst, 95, who served as the University of Illinois Extension Agriculture Advisor from 1961 to 1986, was a …

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