North Iowa Times

Tue
09
Dec

New crop of eighth graders writes novels for NaNoWriMo


Laney Gardner (left), Mikayla Roys and Shane Bowen each wrote novels in November through NaNoWriMo, an online creative project. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Emily Watson (left) reached 18,000 words with her novel, while Amber Hickman had exactly 22,443 words, the highest amount in the grade. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
09
Dec

ALiCE training teaches students what to do in case of violent intruder

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
09
Dec

SIAC committee targets goals for next five-year plan

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Monday night, MFL MarMac’s School Improvement Advisory Committee met for the second time, discussing issues that could be addressed in the district’s next five-year plan.

Mon
08
Dec

Gertrude O. Everhart

 

Gertrude O. Everhart, 94, of Muscatine, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, at All American Care in Muscatine.

Gertrude was born Aug. 31, 1920, to Ernest and Sarah Margaret Halverson Eggen in McGregor, Iowa. She married Donald W. Everhart, of Marquette, on Nov. 7, 1942, in Pendleton, Ore. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2011.

She was very active in the Island United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School. She was a member of the Muscatine Melon Patchers. She was a homemaker her entire life. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, flowers, cards, reading and music.

Wed
03
Dec

Duane Allen Barnhart

 

Duane Allen Barnhart, 78, passed away Nov. 24. 

Duane Allen Barnhart was born Feb. 25, 1936 on the family farm near Osterdock, Iowa, to Clifford and Bertha (Knockleby) Barnhart. 

Tue
02
Dec

Bullpup Wrestling prepares youth for future both on and off the mat


MFL MarMac’s Bullpup Wrestling Program helps the young participants become good wrestlers and good people. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

When the dozens of young boys and girls who participate in MFL MarMac’s Bullpup Wrestling Program take the mat each year, they learn the fundamentals—the right technique, hard work, dedication, respect, discipline, good sportsmanship, character.

Tue
02
Dec

Holiday Train rolls into Marquette Dec. 6


The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again stop in Marquette at the marina parking lot on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 3:30 p.m. All attendees are asked to make a monetary donation or bring non-perishable food items, paper products or toiletries, which will go to the Clayton County Food Shelf. (NIT file photo)

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

Tue
02
Dec

Swiss Valley plans expansion of Luana plant

 

Swiss Valley Farms has announced a $20.6 million expansion of its cheese manufacturing facility based in Luana. The expansion centers around the improvement of the cheese manufacturing operating equipment, including a replacement of current press vats with a molding system solution, installation of additional system automation, updated press tunnels and new buffer tanks. The project also includes a 12,000 square foot expansion that will allow room for this new equipment and additional warehousing space.

 

Tue
02
Dec

Bowden to retire after 45 years at Strutt Chiropractic

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

At the end of December, Dr. Gary Bowden will give his last chiropractic adjustment, as he plans to retire after 45 years at Strutt Chiropractic Clinic in McGregor.

 

Tue
25
Nov

Area communities offer many opportunities to shop local this holiday season

 

By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor

 

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