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Third Monroe Countian Tests Positive For COVID-19

She had contact with another local person infected. There are now three Monroe County citizens who have tested positive for the coronavirus. All three are females – one in her 40s and two in their 60s. The ladies are being quarantine and are not believed to have needed prolonged hospitalization. Two of the women are……

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Waterloo Fire Chief Aaron Shive and Asst. Chief Mike Lloyd, right, welcomed firefighters and their families to the department’s annual banquet at the WFD station. During the evening. Shive and Lloyd each received their 15-year pins. In addition, Lyle Wessel was given special recognition for serving on the Fire Protection Board from 1973 to 2019.

Waterloo Fire Department Honors Ranks During Annual Meeting

Waterloo firefighters recognized for Top Call Attendance in 2019 are, left to right, T.J. Doerr, Curt...