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Tue
21
Jan

Fiddler’s Bait Shop passes the torch to Wiggler’s Live Bait and Tackle


Fiddler’s Bait Shop sat empty for the first time in over 30 years last week, as the shop was bought out by Carl Hexom, who opened Wiggler’s Live Bait and Tackle in the back of his bar, Crazy Carl’s Silver Dollar Saloon. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

While the jigs, line, poles and other fishing accessories were added last week and made available for purchase, Hexom was still getting the water tank installed. He said it should be up and running by Wednesday, Jan. 22. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
21
Jan

Pope named Monona Police Chief


Robert Pope was officially appointed and sworn in as Monona Police Chief on Jan. 20. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times

 

Robert Pope was officially approved and sworn in as Monona’s new police chief at the city’s Jan. 20 council meeting. He previously served as the police chief in Strawberry Point. 

Tue
21
Jan

Marquette discusses riverfront shelter, sidewalk and parking lot additions


The proposed shelter will be hexagonally shaped and hunter or forest green in color.

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

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

 

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