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Longtime friends getting together in Florida are Chet Barker, Ernie Johnson, Roger Esker, Louise Esker and Nancy McCormick. – photo by Barbara Barker To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a subscription here. Username or E-mail Password Remember Me…

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Dawn Wahlig Named State Bank’s Employee Of The Year

The State Bank of Waterloo recognized employee anniversaries during a Christmas gathering on Dec. 8. The bank also marked 125 years in business on Jan. 4, 2019. Dawn Wahlig was named the 2018 Employee of the Year and honored for her 15 years of employment. She is an administrative assistant. Angie Schneider and Rebecca Rice……

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Leo Francis Pigulski

Amy (nee Lenhardt) and Frank Pigulski of Bowie, Md., announce the birth of their first child, a son. Leo Francis Pigulski was born Nov. 30, 2018, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Gina Lenhardt of Waterloo. Maternal……

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Keller – Gill Exchange Wedding Vows

Alexis Keller and Justin Gill were married Oct. 20, 2018 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Canton, Ohio. Pastor Emil Gretarsson officiated the ceremony. Family and friends gathered for a reception at the Embassy Suites, Canton, Ohio. The matron of honor for Alexis was Lynae Coon. Bridesmaids were friends, Kristin Grimm, Sara Studeny, Abby Salvino, Chantiera……

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Colton Joseph Cherry

Thomas and Ashley Cherry of Arnold, Mo., announce the birth of their first child, a son. Colton Joseph Cherry was born Nov. 2, 2018, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Greg and LouAnn Oberto of Waterloo and Kathy……

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Curry The Dog Rescued By Firefighters After Falling Into Icy Lake

Curry the pup was safely pulled from an icy lake Sunday afternoon, Feb. 3, after falling through the ice near his home in the 6700 block of Stone Ridge Estates in rural Columbia. Owner Kathy Parres is thankful to the Columbia Fire Department for rushing to the scene and rescuing her dog. The vet said……

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Apartment Heavily Damaged In Monday Night Blaze

A candle that had fallen onto a sofa in a first-level apartment sparked a fire Monday that heavily damaged a three-story complex at 205 Agnew Street in Columbia. All residents were able to safely exit. The fire started in the Unit A2 apartment of Tim Toenjes. He was transported to a hospital and treated for……

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Ed-itor Was Prepared For The Big Snow

Ed-itor Wienhoff made sure to be prepared in advance for last weekend’s big snow storm. He put on a warm coat and pulled out his trusty snow shovel. And of course he powered up by eating several Ahne’s Bakery chocolate long johns. “Ahne’s donuts have all the nutrients, vitamins, sugar and excess calories you need……

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Roider Could Face Life Sentence If Convicted

Kyle Roider of Waterloo on Monday entered a plea of “not guilty” for the alleged murder of Steven P. Becker. Monroe County Circuit Judge Dennis Doyle presided. Doyle explained to Roider the penalties for the crimes he stands accused of: 20 to 60 in prison plus three years supervised release for first-degree murder plus a……

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Fults Man Is Shot To Death in In A Downtown Waterloo Home

Waterloo resident Kyle Roider, 30, has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with last Friday’s shooting death of Steven P. Becker, 35, of rural Fults. According to the initial police report, at 3:05 p.m. on Jan. 11, a 911 call was made from Roider’s residence at 107 North Church Street……

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