North Iowa Times

Tue
17
Dec

MFL MarMac officially unveils auditorium


MFL MarMac School Board Member Gina Roys (left) and President Patty Burkle look on as Superintendent Dale Crozier finishes cutting the ribbon for the district’s new auditorium on Dec. 13. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

When MFL MarMac’s new auditorium was completed earlier this fall, Superintendent Dale Crozier took a moment, by himself, to soak it all in and wrap his head around the fact that it was finally finished.

Tue
17
Dec

Iowa Network Services, Northeast Iowa Telephone Company contribute to Monona playground project


Pictured (left to right) with the playground project plans are Iowa Network Services ITC Business Representative Joe Craig, Monona Playground Committee Members Randee Blietz, Katie Bee and Bethany Schiefelbein (holding Cecilia Burns), and Northeast Iowa Telephone Company Marketing and Business Development Manager Steve Hanson. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) presented the Monona Playground Committee with a $1,500 INS Charity Grant Program award on Dec. 13. The award was presented in conjunction with Northeast Iowa Telephone Company, who sponsored the grant application. In addition to their support of the Monona Playground Committee’s INS grant application, Northeast Iowa Telephone Company also provided $3,000 toward the project. 

 

Tue
17
Dec

MarMac Rescue Squad donates school supplies, hats and mittens


The MarMac Rescue Squad donated two large boxes of school supplies, hats and mittens to area kids on Dec. 16. The items were collected through a Nov. 26 to Dec. 8 drive where boxes were placed in a number of businesses in both Marquette and McGregor. This was the first year the rescue squad held the drive and the members were impressed with the turnout and plan to do it again at some point next year. One box went to MFL MarMac Middle School. Pictured are Mike Gilman, Middle School Principal Josh Mallicoat, Dylan Rumph, Samantha Ferguson, Elizabeth Clark and Middle School Assistant Principal Denise Mueller. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Another box went to the Smith Bulldog Child Care and Learning Center in McGregor. Pictured (front, left to right) are Dylan Rumph, Samantha Ferguson; (back) Laurie Hallberg, Santa Claus/Mike Gilman and Elizabeth Clark.
Tue
17
Dec

MFL MarMac boys sink Ed-Co 68-31


Cody Mason (14) and Adam Greener (44) race down the court, with Austin Schoulte right behind them, during the Bulldogs’ Dec. 10 victory over Ed-Co. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

Tue
17
Dec

Bulldog girls falter against Ed-Co’s long-range attack


MFL MarMac’s Erin Kinley defends against Ed-Co’s Katie Busch. Kinley led the Bulldogs with 16 points, but it was not enough to best Ed-Co’s long-range attack, as the Vikings won 67-55. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

Tue
17
Dec

Wrestlers take three at Ed-Co meet

 

By Michael Newton  

 

Tue
10
Dec

Driftless Area Wetlands Centre recognizes those who helped make centre a reality


The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre held an event Dec. 5 recognizing the donors and partners who helped make the centre a reality. Pictured (left to right) are Wetlands Centre Director Katrina Moyna, Wetlands Centre Board Member Michael Douglass, Sasha Dull of Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital, Mary Novey of PdC Memorial Hospital Foundation (donor), Marquette City Administrator Dean Hilgerson, Terri Connell of PdC Memorial Hospital Foundation (donor), Jessica Weaver of Shive-Hattery, Wetlands Centre Board Member and Marquette Councilwoman Rinda Ferguson, Steve Pellock of Pellock Construction, Steve Bradley of Shive-Hattery, Marquette Mayor Norma Mason, Marquette Councilman Jason Winter and MFL MarMac Superintendent Dale Crozier. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
10
Dec

Eighth graders participate in National Novel Writing Month for third year in a row


Mason Hertrampf (left) and Derek Larson both wrote about a zombie apocalypse. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Anjela Waterman, who went into the experience with a love of writing and science, said she was excited, yet nervous, to write a novel.

Sierra Wiabensohn (left, sitting with her friend Ali Crogan) said she wrote a lot outside class, including every night, in order to reach her goal of 15,000 words.

Tori Kricke admitted finishing her novel was the hardest part because she ran out of words.

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
10
Dec

Marquette approves Moyna for full-time position

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
10
Dec

Monona Council discusses restricting parking to one side on portion of South Page

 

By Audrey Posten

 

The Monona City Council discussed the possibility of restricting parking to one side on a portion of South Page Street at its first monthly meeting on Dec. 3.

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