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  • An Iowan Lost at Pearl Harbor Comes Home

    Posted by Pat Kinney on Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Another Iowan who died on the battleship USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor was to be laid to rest Saturday, May 14 after his remains were recently identified. This sailor, David Franklin Tidball, is from Independence.

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  • Waterloo's All-Star baseball past

    Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022
    Norm Cash was the 1961 American League batting champion (leading the majors with a .361 batting average), making his first of four All-Star appearances. He played first base for the 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers.

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  • St. Mary's Stain Glass Now On Display

    Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022
    The Grout Museum District, Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum has received a very meaningful donation courtesy of the former parishioners of St. Mary's Catholic Church and School and Kelly Sullivan, granddaughter and grandniece of Waterloo's five Sullivan Brothers who died during World War II.

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  • Sullivans' uncle served on brothers' namesake ship in WWII

    Posted by Pat Kinney on Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Waterloo's five Sullivan brothers and their sister weren't the only members of their clan to serve during World War II. A seventh family member served -- and fate spared him from being the sixth family member to die in service on the USS Juneau on Nov. 13, 1942.

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  • Finding the Path: How "Strolling with the Spirits" Comes to Life

    Posted by Shelby Davis on Thursday, November 4, 2021
    At the Grout Museum District, we organize and host a lot of fun and informative programming, but since its inception in the mid-2000's, the annual "Strolling with the Spirits" Cemetery Walk has become perhaps one of the most well-loved and well-received.

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