North Iowa Times

Tue
21
Jan

McGregor considers riverfront enforcement options

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The riverfront was once again a major topic of discussion at McGregor’s Jan. 15 city council meeting, as the council considered ordinance options that would give the city, and thus the dock commission, the ability to enforce riverfront lease conditions. 

Tue
21
Jan

Boys win tussle with Tigerhawks 49-44


Andrew Zeeh attempts to score against North Fayette Valley on Friday, Jan. 17, during the Bulldogs’ 49-44 victory. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

Tue
21
Jan

Bulldog girls win close scrap with Tigerhawks


Chaun’te Drahn and Lexi Dettbarn go for the loose ball Friday night during the 40-39 Bulldog victory over North Fayette Valley. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton 

 

The MFLMarMac Bulldog girls clawed their way to a 40-39 victory at North Fayette Valley (NFV) on Jan. 17. 

 

Tue
21
Jan

Bulldogs swat Wauzeka-Steuben Hornets


MFL MarMac’s Lexi Dettbarn trots to the Bulldogs’ front court as the offense sets up in the first half of the Jan. 13 non-conference contest against the Wauzeka-Steuben Hornets. Dettbarn finished the game with six 3-pointers to lead the Bulldogs to a 68-42 victory. (Photo by Nate Beier)

MFL MarMac's Chaun'te Drahn and Briana Berger battle Wauzeka-Steuben's Elizabeth McCullick for a rebound in the first half of Monday's game in Monona. MFL MarMac won 68-42. (Photo by Nate Beier)

 

By Michael Newton

 

Tue
21
Jan

MFL MarMac defeats River Ridge-Cassville wrestlers


MFL MarMac’s Matthew Knipfel and River Ridge-Cassville’s Tristan White battle one another during their 160-pound bout on Jan. 17. MFL MarMac defeated River Ridge-Cassville 51-24.(Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

MFL MarMac’s Bryce Decker and River Ridge-Cassville’s Bo Kluesner fight for control in their 132-pound match Friday night. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Mon
20
Jan

Charles Veit

 

Charles L. Veit Jr., 87, died Dec. 15 in Milwaukee, Wis. 

He was the son of Charles Sr. and Alvina (Toots) Paulson Veit of Marquette. He graduated from Marquette Public School, served in the US Navy during WWII. After serving he went to Milwaukee, where he worked for the Milwaukee Railroad, then a long time employee of Miller Brewing Co.

He was a member of Christ Church UCC and Lake Lodge #189 F & AM. He was an avid golfer and loved visits to family and friends in Marquette.

Tue
14
Jan

Library helps connect community members, families with the past


This photo of McGregor’s Main Street (showing the Sullivan Opera House and Scott’s Wholesale and Retail) is just one featured in the George Smith collection.

This cabinet holds binders full of historical information about everything from the community’s notable people to buildings and homes. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
14
Jan

Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest returns Jan. 25-26


This year’s Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest will feature 20 vendors selling not only completed items, but also supplies. The vendors will also demonstrate their fiber and fabric art hobbies, like spinning. (NIT file photo)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest will return to the McGregor’s Landing Event Center on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25-26. This mark’s the fest’s fifth year, and the second year Linda Boeke will organize the event, which she established with Beth Regan.

Tue
14
Jan

MFL MarMac considers homelessness, families in need

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

The Jan. 13 MFL MarMac School Board meeting included a discussion about homelessness in the area.

 

Tue
14
Jan

Old Man River to participate in Taste of Elegance competition

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

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