What’s Wrong With This Picture?

By Monroe County Independent | October 20, 2019

Toy Story’s Sheriff Woody and Jessie were among the colorful characters visiting the little ones attending the Waterloo Pumpkinfest. On closer examination, I don’t recall Woody smoking Pall Mall cigarettes in the Disney movies I watched…. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a …

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Time For Toilet Paper Harvest

By Monroe County Independent | October 6, 2019

While each fall thousands of folks head to Eckert’s to pick apples, even more people head to Monroe County each October to harvest their annual supply of toilet paper. As the temperature falls, the T.P buds sprout and reems of two-ply are spotted from trees throughout the county. Locals know which trees have the quilted …

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Pedestrian DUI Maze

By Monroe County Independent | August 6, 2019

Downtown Waterloo streets are packed every weekend night with throngs of folks taking in the nightlife as they walk from bar to bar along the Main Street drag. In an effort to make sure no one has been overserved, the Waterloo Police Department has strategically set up a series of orange cones. Patrons traveling between …

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