Thanks to the generosity of a farm family and the hard work by a local youth group, Waterloo senior citizens are enjoying freshly-picked corn on the cob. The Hartman family of Glendell Farms donated the acreage to grow sweet corn for a 4-H project. The local 4-H picks the corn and delivers it to local... More on 4-H Project Delivers Sweet Corn To Local Nursing Homes »
Friends From WHS Class Of ’45 Attend Muni Concert
Lifelong friends Jeanette Rehling Gregson, Arline Luhr Mehrtens and Melba Reitz Ryan attend the Aug. 6 Waterloo Municipal Band Concert. The ladies are classmates from the Waterloo High School Class of 1945.
Dale Schutt Celebrates 85th At WCC
In honor of his 85th birthday, Dale Schutt was treated to a family July 4 at the Waterloo Country Club.
Hesterberg’s Family Attends Valmeyer Parade
Relatives of the late Whip Hesterberg of Maeystown attending the Valmeyer Mid-Summer Celebration Parade on July 7 are, left to right, first row, Cole Stafford, Wyatt Engbring, Allen Stafford, Alisha Stafford, Milo Stafford, Jessica Hicks, Lynne Hicks and Jace Abbott; second row, Claire Stafford, Barb Stafford, Blake Obst, Shirley Stafford, Tracy Scheibe, Jordan Abbott and …
Veteran John Lenhardt Receives A Quilt Of Valor
John Lenhardt is the recipient of a Quilt Of Valor in recognition of his military service to country. Quilts Of Valor are presented to veterans in order to: Cover all active service members and veterans touched by war with a comforting and healing Quilt Of Valor as an acknowledgment of their service to the nation. …
Waterloo Receives Official Recognition As A POW – MIA City
Waterloo continues to show its support to the military veterans of the community. Through the years the town has worked with the local VFW and American Legion halls during the community’s Veterans Day and Memorial Day programs. There is also a flag-adorned Veterans Memorial at the entrance to the Park District’s Lakeview Park. City officials …
Garden Place Senior Living Fish Fry Benefits Alzheimer’s Association
A Garden Place Senior Living of Columbia Lenten fish fry raised $503 for the Alzheimer’s Association. Joining in the effort are, left to right, Tina Henson, Jessica Gorka, Christine Holland, Glen Williams, Leha Russell, Jim Frawley, Shirly Keller, Shantae Holmes and Jaysa Pfaff-Weiser. Other upcoming events include a trivia night (Sept. 21 at the Waterloo …
Audrey Hoffmann Celebrates 100th
Audrey Hoffmann celebrated her 100th birthday March 24 at the Westfallen Lake Club House in Waterloo. Her birth date was March 30.
Ardell Roider Celebrates 100th Birthday
Ardell Roider celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends with a March 3 open house at the Waterloo Country Club. Ardell resides in rural Columbia with her cat Boots. She was married for 65 years to the late Elmer Roider. The party was hosted by Ardell’s four children, Arlene Trahan of Columbia, Glenn Roider …
Hirstein Celebrated Her 90th Birthday
Beverly Hirstein celebrated her 90th birthday with a family gathering at Gallagher’s in downtown Waterloo. Bev, seated at right, is joined by, left to right, Harold Hirstein and their children, Sharon Hirstein, John Hirstein, Katha Cranage and Gary Hirstein.
Oak Hill Residents Are Turning Hallways Into An Art Gallery
When Dorothy Merchant, 94, looks at her vibrant painting of the girl standing by the sea, she imagines herself standing there, waiting for her husband to return from war. Then there’s another painting, this one in a desert scene; she likes to daydream she’s there too. That’s the beautiful thing about art – it can …