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Tue
21
Oct

MFL MarMac McGregor Center October Students of the Month named


MFL MarMac McGregor Center Staff recently named the October Students of the Month, recognizing those who demonstrate outstanding behavior and character, as well as academic excellence or improvement. Students selected include (front, left to right) Kashton Mathis (5th grade), Cayden Pester (4th grade), Grace Anderson (4th grade), Lakota Morrissey (5th grade), Shelby Mielke (5th grade); (back) Victor Breuer (6th grade), Ashley Weaver (7th grade), Hanna Dickman (8th grade), Emma Keehner (6th grade), Hunter Miller (8th grade) and Logan Klenk (7th grade). (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Will Koether (4th grade) was also named an October Student of the Month. (Submitted photo)

 

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.

 

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