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Acorns Wins Kloepper World Championship

The popular rural Wartburg golf course and clubhouse, Acorns, is known for its first-class amenities, and now Bill Ebeler and his staff can add the world’s best kloepper players to its title. Acorns’ card playing crew won its very first World Series Of Kloepper this past Sunday with the 2020 final tournament being played at……

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JV’s Celebrates 35 Years In Downtown Waterloo

Jeff and Denise Vogt opened up their doors and their hearts March 8 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of JV’s, their downtown Waterloo eating and drinking establishment. The brick building at 117 North Main has been serving drinks in downtown Waterloo since the 1800s. For the past 35 years, Jeff and Denise Vogt have been……

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World’s Sports Focus To Be On Maeystown This Sunday

With all major professional and collegiate sports are on hiatus during the corona virus pandemic, one major tournament will still take place this weekend – and it will take place right here in Monroe County. The 43rd annual World Championship of Kloepper will be held this Sunday, March 15, at the Maeystown Sportsman’s Club. League……

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JV’s Celebrates 35 Years

The stately brick building at 117 N. Main has been serving drinks in downtown Waterloo since the 1800s. For the past 35 years, Jeff and Denise Vogt have been the proprietors of JV’s Downtown Bar and Grill. Jeff “J.V.” took over the reins from John Pottoff (John’s) in 1985; folks have been meeting up for……

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WHS Students Have Fun At B-Ball Games

The WHS student section showed up in big numbers for the girls’ basketball team’s Senior Night festivities. In addition to rooting on the Bulldogs, the kids hope to win an attendance prize or be called onto court for the Half-time Shootout. Noah Meyers, center, gives the thumbs on the fun his has attending WHS athletics……

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Trivia Night at the Waterloo Sportsman’s Club

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Dancing, singing, prizes at Monroe Council Valentine’s Dance

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‘Ghost Loop’ Searches Conner House For Paranormal Spirit

If there is an “undead spirit” roaming the rooms of a historic Prairie du Rocher bed and breakfast, it is not spooking any of the guests but just adding to the charm of this quaint riverside lodging. The Conner House Bed and Breakafast was featured on a recent episde of the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Loop.”……

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“The Solid Gold Cadillac” Cruises Into Waterloo

An inquisitive secretary shakes up big business in a 1950s-era play coming soon to downtown Waterloo’s Capitol Theater. “The Solid Gold Cadillac” runs Feb. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. Originally a Broadway play, “The Solid Gold Cadillac” was made into a film in 1956. Maria Wilken stars as down-to-earth secretary Laura Partridge. She……

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MASC Gearing Up For The Solid Gold Cadillac

A comedy is on the horizon for the Monroe Actors Stage Company. The Solid Gold Cadillac will be performed at the Waterloo’s historic Capital Theater on Feb. 7,8,9, 14,15 and 16. Tickets are available at the website: masctheatre.org. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not…

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