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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!”

 

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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

 

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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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04
Nov

MFL MarMac High School Student Council wins award for service to community


Members of the MFL MarMac Student Council, wearing their cancer awareness shirts, include (front, left to right) Coltin Ball, Cassie Cahoon (secretary), Bryce Burke (vice president), Jillian Haberichter (president), Allison Corlett (treasurer), Caleb Larson; (back) Mason Hertrampf, Rebecca Harms, Chaun’te Drahn, Brayde Miller and adviser Megan Schellhorn. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
28
Oct

Mausoleum of mystery

 

Woman laid to rest in McGregor without ever having visited

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
28
Oct

Haunted happenings


Disappearing items, phantom touches and an image of a ghostly torso are just a few of the “normal” events that have occurred at this building at 226 Main St., in McGregor, said owner Shelly Timmons.

Three ghosts—a young woman, a child and a gambler—are said to reside at the Lamp Post Inn and Gallery in McGregor, said owner Ramona Heiring, although activity has lessened lately.

 

Business owners share spooky stories

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
28
Oct

Unity chain displayed to raise awareness for bullying prevention

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Throughout October, which is National Bullying Prevention Month, Stepping Stones, the youth group of McGregor’s First Congregational Church, has worked to raise awareness among peers, fellow congregation members and the community about bullying.

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28
Oct

McGregor’s updated parking ordinance passed

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

McGregor’s updated parking ordinance officially passed at a special meeting Monday night, despite accusations from councilman Joe Collins that the change was being snuck through before Nov. 1, when the city’s winter alternate side parking will begin.

Tue
21
Oct

Monona Council agrees to fund MCED for one year

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Monday night, the Monona Council agreed to contribute $2,000 quarterly ($8,000 total) to the Monona Chamber and Economic Development (MCED) for the next year. But the funding does come with a stipulation: If, after one year, the MCED has not shown improvement, especially financially, the city will no longer fund the entity.

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