North Iowa Times

Tue
28
Jan

Creations and camaraderie at Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest


The Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest was held at the McGregor’s Landing Event Center Jan. 25-26. At the event, artists and vendors showed off crafts, quilts, fabric and fiber arts, while also offering displays and demonstrations. Attendees also had the opportunity to share ideas and gain inspiration. Here, McGregor's Ruth Ann Kneer works on her quilting. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Sue Lynch, of Prairie du Chien, also worked on a quilt.

Amanda Waterman, of Prairie du Chien, shows off her colorful bows, headbands and other hair accessories.

Sisters Beverly Schrandt (left), of Ossian, Iowa, and Mary Althouse, of Postville, met up at the Fiber and Fabric Arts Fest.
Tue
28
Jan

Chickasaws stop Bulldogs

 

By Michael Newton

 

The New Hampton Chickasaws blitzed the Bulldogs with a 27-8 first quarter on Jan. 25, making it difficult for MFL MarMac to get back into the game against the number two team in Class 2A. New Hampton came away victorious, 86-70.

Tue
28
Jan

MFL MarMac boys beat Cougars


Bulldog point guard Noah Schultz handles the ball during the Bulldogs’ 68-60 victory over Sumner-Fredericksburg. Schultz has excited the crowd all season by flying around the court and scoring acrobatic lay-ups. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

The MFL MarMac Bulldog boys started their Jan. 24 game against Sumner-Fredericksburg sluggishly, falling behind 6-0 early, but then reeled off a 9-0 run of their own, en route to a 68-60 victory. The Cougars ripped off another 6-0 run before the first quarter ended, but the game was tied at 12, thanks to a Tristen Kautman three. 

Tue
28
Jan

Bulldog girls lose close one to Sumner-Fred


Madelyn Vogt looks for an opening against Sumner-Fred’s defense on Jan. 24. The girls lost 44-41. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton  

 

The MFL MarMac Bulldog girls basketball team got out to an early lead against the visiting Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars Jan. 24, but it wasn’t enough, as they fell 44-41. 

Tue
28
Jan

Mason buzzer beater, Kautman’s threes propel Bulldogs to win over South Winn

 

By Michael Newton  

 

After the excitement of the girls game, no one expected the boys game to top it, but it did, as Cody Mason sank a buzzer-beating three to give the Bulldogs a 63-60 win. 

 

Tue
28
Jan

Bulldog girls survive South Winn attack

 

By Michael Newton

 

Tue
28
Jan

Bulldog boys blitz Kee


Cody Mason scored a game-leading 27 points Jan. 20, as the Bulldog boys beat Kee 86-43. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

The Bulldog boys had little problem defeating the visiting Kee Hawks on Jan. 20, winning 86-43. 

 

Tue
28
Jan

Bulldog girls find key to victory in win over Hawks


Lexi Dettbarn inbounds the ball versus Kee. Her seven points in the second quarter led the attack, as MFL MarMac won 62-37. (Photo by Michael Newton)

 

By Michael Newton

 

The MFL MarMac Bulldog girls basketball team had lost to the Kee Hawks three times in a row going into the Jan. 20 game, but they were able to break that streak, besting Kee 62-37. 

 

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. 

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