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Tue
10
Jun

Food Shelf need increases as school year ends

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

With the end of the school year, the Clayton County Food Shelf becomes more important than ever for some local families.

 

Tue
10
Jun

School meal prices rise

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The MFL MarMac School Board agreed to raise the price of breakfast, lunch and milk for the upcoming school year, while keeping all other fees the same.

Tue
03
Jun

New playground equipment installed at Monona City Park nearly ready for use


Installation of new all-inclusive playground equipment began at the Monona City Park Friday and continued into Saturday. The equipment should be ready for use by Hay Days. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Installation of new all-inclusive playground equipment began at the Monona City Park Friday and continued into Saturday. Although the plan was to complete installation Saturday, the volunteers ran into a few glitches.

Tue
03
Jun

Interstate Federal Savings and Loan celebrates 100 years


Interstate Federal Savings and Loan Association of McGregor celebrates its 100th year in business this year. The institution currently has three full-time employees: Treasurer Kathy Davies (left) with 20 years of service, Secretary Cheryl Smola with 23 years and President Cathy Denning with 35 years of service. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
03
Jun

Brothers hope to increase youth participation in Monona blood drive

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Brothers Adam and Isaac Greener, who will be seniors at MFL MarMac, are hoping to increase youth participation in the upcoming Monona community blood drive, which is Thursday, June 12, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Monona Community Center.

Tue
03
Jun

MFL MarMac students of all ages plant school gardens

 

MFL MarMac High School students in Mr. Anderson's natural resources science class helped first graders plant and water the elementary garden last week. Anderson said students from his various classes grow the plants, plan the garden layout, then till and help plant. The garden includes everything from squash, tomatoes, beans and pumpkins to lettuce, herbs, kohlrabi and sunflowers. A garden club will tend the plants throughout the summer and the students will get to harvest and eat the fruits of their labor when they return to school in the fall. Students at the McGregor Center planted a garden this year as well, the first one at that site. For more photos, visit northiowatimes.com or the North Iowa Times’ Facebook page. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

 
Tue
27
May

Honoring the fallen


The McGregor and Marquette Legions and McGregor AmVets led the way through the Memorial Day parade.

Following the parade, a ceremony was held at the McGregor Riverfront.

These MFL MarMac band members provided patriotic music.

Following the riverfront ceremony, a ceremony was also held in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Kennedy McShane recited "In Flanders Fields."

Derek Larson recited the "Gettysburg Address."

The ceremony's keynote speaker was Mike Christensen, a 20-year Army veteran and current pastor of Prairie du Chien's United Methodist Church.

Photos by Audrey Posten

Tue
27
May

Vavra wants to make Maiden Voyage tours work for both Marquette and McGregor

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
27
May

McGregor walking tour interesting and informational


Jan and Mike Vlasak (left) and Jim and Dianna Russo took McGregor’s historic walking tour Friday. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

McGregor’s updated historic walking tour booklets were officially unveiled May 10. Already, they’ve been put to good use.

 

Tue
27
May

McGregor reviews riverfront project plans

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

At its May 21 meeting, the McGregor City Council also reviewed the scope of work and preliminary cost estimate from Davy Engineering for the city’s riverfront project.

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