Waterloo’s Walnut neighborhood gets its first grocery store in decades

After nearly 50 years as a food desert, one of Waterloo’s predominantly black neighborhoods has opened its first grocery store alongside a community center. After seven years of socioeconomic hurdles, including pushback from groups within Waterloo, the black-owned All-In Grocers and attached Willie Mae Wright Community Center opened this week. Project leader Rodney Anderson says […]

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Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt

Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt passed away peacefully at her home on the afternoon of June 18, 2024, surrounded by her three daughters.

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