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Kinzinger And McAlister Are WHS Homecoming Queen And King

By Monroe County Independent | October 20, 2019

Seniors Paige Kinzinger and Jackson McAlister are the queen and king of the 2019 Waterloo High School Homecoming Dance. They were crowned during an Oct. 12 coronation at the school gym. Queen Paige and King Jackson are joined on the royal court by retiring Queen Dawson Lane, retiring King Jacob Lattimore, freshmen Ashton Seymour and …

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Hengel And Wagner Crowned CHS Homecoming Royalty

By Monroe County Independent | October 11, 2019

Macie Hengel and Eli Wagner are the queen and king of the 2019 Columbia High School Homecoming. The coronation ceremony took place at the halftime of Friday night’s home football game. Donned in his football pads, a crown was placed on Wagner’s head. Then Hengel’s name was read as winning the title of homecoming queen. …

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Waterloo High School Homecoming Parade

By Monroe County Independent | October 10, 2019

Waterloo High School’s annual Homecoming Week is underway. This week featured numerous activities, including the Powder Puff game, a parade down Main Street, a Dig Pink volleyball game, Friday’s home football game and a dance in the gym this Saturday. Additional Homecoming Parade photos are located at (click the link):  WHS Homecoming Parade Photos To …

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Ashley Hewitt, third from left, presents $100,000 to Whitney Hopkins and her children.

Light Bulb – T-Shirt Sales Raises $100,000 For Hopkins Family

Ashley Hewitt spearheaded fundraising efforts that raised $100,000 for the family of Nick Hopkins, the...
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Bob Kettler Passes Away… Longtime Waterloo Businessman, Alderman And Firefighter

Civic-minded former Waterloo alderman and longtime downtown business owner Bob Kettler died Sept. 23. He...

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Whiteside Station Celebrates 31st Year As D.A.R. Chapter

A visit by the district director, marking an anniversary and the installation of several new members highlighted the October meeting of the Whiteside Station Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Illinois District VI Director Julie Barnes spoke on “Freedom Is…”, focusing on the efforts to aid veterans of all U.S. wars and military…….

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