North Iowa Times

Tue
06
May

Area farmers markets open soon


The arrival of May means the opening of farmers markets. This season, locals and visitors alike will have plenty of opportunities to purchase fresh, locally-grown and made products, like these vegetables sold at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre in Marquette last year.

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The arrival of May means the opening of farmers markets. With weekly markets in Marquette, McGregor and Monona, area locals and visitors alike will have plenty of opportunities to purchase fresh, locally-grown and made products.

Tue
06
May

Matthew is MFL MarMac valedictorian

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The MFL MarMac Class of 2014 valedictorian is Bryce Matthew, son of Darren and Christy Matthew, of Marquette.

 

Tue
06
May

Boys and Girls Golf—May 7, 2014 Issue


Caleb Newton sends his second shot toward the green on hole on at Tri City April 29. The golfers had to wear winter gear in the wet and windy conditions. The boys fell to Starmont 179-222. (Photo by Michael Newton)

Mollie Ward tees off on hole seven at Tri City Golf Course April 29. The girls beat Starmont 230-254, their third dual meet victory of the season. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

Lady golfers win, boys lose to Starmont

Tue
06
May

Track teams compete at Clayton Ridge Invite

 

By Michael Newton

 

Both the boys and girls track teams competed at the Clayton Ridge Invitational April 29.

 

Tue
29
Apr

DNR discusses CWD with local hunters

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
29
Apr

Iowa Morel Fest is May 9-11

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

May 9-11, hundreds of morel mushroom enthusiasts will flock to McGregor for the second annual Iowa Morel Fest, featuring guided hunts, cooking demonstrations and educational seminars from top mushroom experts.

Tue
29
Apr

Did you know Emma Big Bear?


Roger Halvorson poses with the grant award from Craig and LeAnn Watson, which the Emma Big Bear Foundation received through the Clayton County Foundation for the Future. Funds will go toward the creation of traveling kiosks that will feature recorded memories about Emma Big Bear.

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Did you know Emma Big Bear? That’s the question Roger Halvorson, president of the Emma Big Bear Foundation, has posed to the public, in hopes that he and his daughter, Rogeta Halvorson, can collect  video recordings for a traveling kiosk.

Tue
29
Apr

Monona Volunteer Fire Department ensures a safe burn


Members of the Monona Volunteer Fire Department who helped ensure a safe burn on the Rollie Henkes property last Tuesday, April 22 included (from left to right) Scott Goltz, Matt Goltz, Adam Jones, Steve Haberichter and Justin Hansel. (Photo by Rollie Henkes)

A Monona Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck waited nearby in case the flames got out of control. (Photo by Rollie Henkes)

 

By Rollie Henkes

 

Maybe it was overkill, but the tanker truck of the Monona Volunteer Fire Department, with 2,000 gallons of water on board, was a reassuring sight as the flames licked toward my house.   

 

Tue
29
Apr

Boys and Girls Golf—April 30, 2014 Issue

 

By Michael Newton

 

Boys golf drops double dual meet

Tue
29
Apr

Boys and Girls Track—April 30, 2014 Issue

 

By Michael Newton

 

Bulldogs boys track competes at Decorah

The MFL MarMac boys track team competed at the Decorah Invitational on April 21, finishing in sixth place.

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