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18
Nov

MFL MarMac students, staff wear purple in support of epilepsy awareness


MFL MarMac students and staff, including those at the elementary pictured here, wore purple on Friday in support of epilepsy awareness. The event was spearheaded by teacher Jody Meyer (second row, far left). She invited high school student Stephanie Epp (front, left) to share her story along with Dan and Marissah Wachter (also in front), whose 3-year-old daughter, Lacee, also has epilepsy. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

With the help of her dad, Dan, 3-year-old Lacee Wachter, who has epilepsy, places a purple awareness ribbon on the wall outside teacher Jody Meyer’s classroom. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
18
Nov

McGregor couple goes all-out with Christmas display

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
18
Nov

Monona Library moving forward with expansion project, name change

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The Monona Council gave architect Greg Baum, with FEH Associates Inc., the go-ahead to move forward with Murphy Memorial Library’s expansion project plans Monday night.

Tue
18
Nov

Marquette moves forward with address changes

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The Marquette City Council agreed to move forward with proposed street address changes at its Nov. 12 meeting.

Tue
11
Nov

Softball players gain confidence, skills playing on I-Club traveling teams


This fall, four MFL MarMac softball players—shortstop Bailey Boland (second from left), catcher Becca Harms, pitcher Jillian Haberichter and second baseman Alison Thurn—played with the I-Club, a traveling showcase team based in Des Moines. One of the highlights was attending the Jennie Finch Open Classic, where Jillian’s sister, Lauren, (left) also got to play. (Submitted photos)

Alison Thurn

Bailey Boland

Becca Harms

Jillian Haberichter

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
11
Nov

MFL MarMac students to help live stream Dec. 2 basketball games

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The MFL MarMac School Board learned Monday night that, on Tuesday, Dec. 2, MFL MarMac will collaborate with Wartburg College and Clayton Ridge to live stream that evening’s basketball games between the Bulldogs and Eagles.

Tue
11
Nov

MFL MarMac students present the ‘Wizard of Oz’ Nov. 14-15


MFL MarMac students will present the "Wizard of Oz" Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-15, at 7:30 p.m. each night, in the auditorium in Monona. Here, Dorothy (Chelbe Feuerhelm) speaks with the Cowardly Lion (Micah Decker), Tinman (Logan Tayler) and Scarecrow (Walter Stavroplus). (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Dorothy (Chelbe Feuerhelm) and Toto watch from Dorothy’s room as a tornado raging outside takes them away from Kansas and to the Land of Oz.

Dorothy (Chelbe Feuerhelm) meets with the Munchkins.

Elementary and middle school students play the Munchkins in MFL MarMac’s rendition of the “Wizard of Oz.”

Here, Dorothy (Chelbe Feuerhelm) and Glinda the Good Witch (Victoria Van Wey) encounter the Wicked Witch of the West (Dakota Hickman).

Dorothy (Chelbe Feuerhelm) heads off to see the wizard with Scarecrow (Walter Stavroplus) and the Cowardly Lion (Micah Decker).

 

This weekend’s MFL MarMac High School musical will take you “off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz!”

 

Tue
11
Nov

MFL MarMac McGregor Center to battle it out in Hunger Games Food and Funds Drive

 

By MFL MarMac Middle School Stu Crew Members

 

Tue
04
Nov

Drahn tells of harrowing experiences during WWII


Lloyd Drahn, of Monona, served throughout Africa and Europe during WWII as a communications chief. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
04
Nov

Davis to celebrate 100th birthday Nov. 9


McGregor resident Sofie Davis, born on Nov. 9, 1914, will turn 100 on Sunday. Of all the moments in history she’s lived through, Sofie said the end of WWI in 1918 stands out. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Sofie Davis, of McGregor, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 9. 

 

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