Lighter Side of Local News
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... More on Pedestrian DUI Maze »
Folks Beginning To Move Back Into The Bottoms
As Mississippi River Recedes… Folks Are Beginning To Move Back Into The Bottoms
Democrats Keep It “All In The Family”
Boy the way the Southern Illinois Democrats have played… Walking in Belleville’s Labor Day Parade Union guys like us we had it made Those were the days… The Costello and Reitz boys were assured a win But now Monroe County’s taken it on the chin Mister we could use a man like Melvin Price again …
Fults Phil Arrested On Fraud Charges – We Didn’t Get The Early Spring He Predicted
Monroe County’s prognosticating groundhog Fults Phil is set to appear before a judge next week to explain the early March snow and extremely cold temperatures. Monroe Countians recall that on Groundhog’s Day, Fults Phil did not see his shadow, stayed outside and proudly declared “We shall have an early spring!!” Since then, there has been …
WFD Keeping Up Appearances
It appears that Waterloo firefighters Curtis Roever and Alex Rongey always try to look their best when the fire whistle sounds. This means having their hair and nails done at the Beauty Room.
Jim Broshears Celebrates 50th
Jim Broshears celebrated his 50th birthday with a vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. While it was snowing back home, “Enos” got into the winter spirit by finding some sudsy “snow” at the hotel’s pool.
Ed-itor Takes Storm Preparedness Seriously
Ed-itor Stocks Up On Provisions To Survive Winter Storm: Schneider’s Meats’ employee Sierra Mertz checks out the Ed-itor Wienhoff on the Thursday before the big winter storm. He purchased pre-snowfall necessities, including a summer sausage, bread, ground chuck, potato chips and pork chops. – photo by Susie (nee Suttner) Nagel
Maeystown Polar Bears Take Annual Dip
Getting ready to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge into the Maeystown Creek are Polar Bears Brian Coats, Renee Steibel, Chris Voelker, Aaron Voelker, Chris Muertz, Ripken Voelker, Markee Voelker, Keith Voelker and Rylee Nagel.
Monroe Countians Take Stocking Up Seriously
Monroe Countians didn’t go hungry when they were stranded in their homes following the big, eight-inch snow storm. Folks rushed to area super markets to stock up on the essentials, including bread, eggs and milk. With the first flurries dropping, shoppers had nearly cleared the bread aisle at the Waterloo Schnucks, leaving only a few …
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 …