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Tue
14
Oct

With Igou’s departure, Marquette Council discusses Wetlands Centre position

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Patrick Igou’s time with the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre will end Oct. 17, prompting the Marquette Council to discuss the status of the position through the approaching winter months at its Oct. 8 meeting.

Tue
14
Oct

Monona Fire Department debuts unique fire prevention demonstration

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
14
Oct

Ruff shares agricultural take from his trip to China

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Ed Ruff, of Farmersburg, spoke about his summer trip to China at the Oct. 7 McGregor Clan Lions Club meeting, touching on the country’s farming practices, culture, food and economy.

Tue
14
Oct

MFL MarMac enrollment declines

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

MFL MarMac Superintendent Dale Crozier said the district’s enrollment dropped 14 students this school year, leaving the total at 775 for kindergarten through 12th grade.

 

Tue
14
Oct

Mar-Mac police officer resigns

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
14
Oct

Tourist shares touching experience with local man

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
07
Oct

Teaching the future entertainers


Roger LaBarge, of McGregor, has taught guitar lessons for 44 years. The key to his success, said Roger, is that he teaches his students to become entertainers. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

After 59 years in music, 300 songs written, over a handful of CDs created with daughter Mandy and an appearance on Nashville’s “You Can Be a Star,” Roger LaBarge has accomplished much. Surprisingly, though, not one of those holds a candle to what Roger, who’s well-known for playing “river music,” said he does best—teach.

Tue
07
Oct

Passage of updated McGregor parking ordinance stalls

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
07
Oct

Monona Chamber and Economic Development to host open house Oct. 9 to welcome new director

 

The Monona Chamber and Economic Development (MCED) Board of Directors will host an open house Thursday, Oct. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m., for the community to meet its new executive director, Rogeta Halvorson.

 

Tue
07
Oct

Annual Stepping Out art show highlights area artists

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

For the fifth year in a row, the Stepping Out art show opening, held at the Lamp Post Inn and Gallery in McGregor on Oct. 3, highlighted weeks of work by local artists learning under Natalie Heiring.

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