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Tue
22
Jul

Marquette discusses moving fireworks to Memorial Day weekend

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
22
Jul

Tree planting, maintenance a priority in Marquette


The city of Marquette recently observed Arbor Day and the city’s Tree City USA status. Pictured (left to right) are Don Smalley of the Marquette Tree Board, council members Rinda Ferguson, Jason Winter, John Ries, Cindy Halvorson and Galen McShane and mayor Norma Mason. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Trees are an important aspect of every community, said Don Smalley, head of the Marquette Tree Board. “They’re aesthetically pleasing and they provide shade and cover for homes and birds.”

Tue
22
Jul

Monona police encourage residents to remain vigilant following thefts

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Monona Police Chief Jo Amsden spoke at the Monona City Council’s July 21 meeting, urging residents to continue locking up and remaining aware of their surroundings following a recent string of thefts in the community.

Tue
15
Jul

Paizis’ artistic journey takes her from South Africa to McGregor


After creating and selling her art around the world for 23 years, artist Liza Paizis moved to McGregor a year and a half ago. She creates paintings, prints and jewelry in her studio in the basement of the home she shares with her husband on Ann Street, then sells it online and in local galleries, including the McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Paizis’ work includes fantasy- and nature-inspired paintings, prints and jewelry. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
15
Jul

10 years after heart attack, rehab lessons still stick with Monona man


Crossing Rivers Health (formerly Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital) cardiac rehab and heart health patients have taken part in the Hearts of Gold Games for the past 14 years. This year’s team won the overall team champion award for earning the highest percentage of medals. Monona’s Bob Zwirlien (third from left) took home the award for most accomplished participant. Pictured (left to right) are Tammy Thompson, Crossing Rivers Cardiac Director/Exercise Physiologist; George Kahler, Prairie du Chien; Zwirlein; Don Klatt, Eileen Klatt and Dana Kahler, all of Prairie du Chien. (Submitted photo)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
15
Jul

Halverson’s departure prompts administrative shake-up at MFL MarMac

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
15
Jul

Laying down the lot

 

Tue
08
Jul

Monona police investigating break-ins

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Monona Police Chief Jo Amsden said the department is investigating break-ins that have occurred in the city off and on since March but more frequently within the last two weeks.

 

Tue
08
Jul

Parks important part of local communities


Trees are an important aspect of Marquette’s city parks, especially during the fall. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Monona’s Butterfly Garden and Trail was created through the work of volunteers. Volunteers also maintain the plantings, which are donated. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

McGregor’s Triangle Park, with its fountain and maple trees, is a hub of activity throughout the year, hosting a number of community events. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
08
Jul

Emma Big Bear birthday celebration includes family stories, demonstrations


Melanie Sainz looks on as Marian Miner shares stories about Emma Big Bear during Saturday’s celebration of Emma’s birthday. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

EBBF President Roger Halvorson opens the event.

Chloe Lorenz, of Prairie du Chien, portrayed Emma Big Bear.

Antoinette Kann shared a painting she did of Emma.

Robert Keiffer gave a flintknapping demonstration.

Mary Techau, of Effigy Mounds National Monument, gave a Winnebago basketmaking demonstration.

Spencer Lone Tree told stories about knowing and singing to Emma.

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Emma Big Bear Holt’s 145th birthday was celebrated in Marquette July 5, at 127 North Street (Eagles Landing Winery)—Emma’s home near the end of her life.

 

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