This postcard image, courtesy of the Marquette Depot Museum and Information Center, shows the Milwaukee Railroad Pontoon bridge allowing a barge to go through heading south. North McGregor was incorporated in May 1874, just a month after the pontoon bridge opened. Nearly 50 years later, the town changed its name to Marquette.
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times The city of Marquette will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday, March 29. The date marks an historic 1920 vote when residents cast ballots on the question of changing the name of the town from North McGregor to Marquette, in honor of the priest/explorer... + continue reading
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There are three candidates running for two seats on the Prairie du Chien School Board in the April 7 election. The top two vote-getters will each be elected to three-year terms. Nick Gilberts is the incumbent. Board member Kyle Kozelka is not running for re-election. Former board member Duane... + continue reading

Lydia Kann recently celebrated her 90th birthday. A scrap of paper found in the pocket of a second hand woman's suit, from a clothing drive in Germany was just the beginning of her life-long journey as an Iowa farm wife. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker Lydia Maria Martha Elise Marianne Hammer was born on Aug. 14, 1929, in Berlin, Germany to parents Walter and Marianne Hammer.   Life in Germany With a heavy German accent she began, “I was the oldest. My sister, Dagmar Prilla was nine years younger than me. My... + continue reading

Author Dorothy Gable presented her program to Guttenberg Rotarians at their weekly meeting on Feb. 20. From left are Rotarian Kathy Lake, John Hartmann, Carol Hartmann, Ralph Gable and Dorothy Gable. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
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By Caroline Rosacker Caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia can be a very rewarding and challenging experience. Dorothy Gable of Dubuque authored a book in 2018 titled Dementia Caregiving from a Biblical Perspective: Your Guide for the Journey.  Gable presented her... + continue reading

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Throughout March, which is Women’s History Month, the North Iowa Times is again publishing a series of articles highlighting local women. Whether it’s through their careers, hobbies, volunteer efforts or unique personalities, these women have become an inspiration to others. By... + continue reading

Work on the Marquette-Joliet Bridge connecting Marquette and Prairie du Chien began on March 23. The $6.2 million project is expected to be completed in late October. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Work on the Marquette-Joliet Bridge connecting Marquette and Prairie du Chien began on March 23. The $6.2 million project is expected to be completed in late October. According to a project proposal from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT), work... + continue reading

Last week, MFL MarMac began offering free grab and go breakfast and lunch for children 18 and younger at all communities in the district, assuring students remain fed while school is closed. Here, staff members Jackie McGeough (left) and Nancy Moses hand out meals in Marquette’s bench neighborhood. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times MFL MarMac and other school districts across Iowa will not have to make up the instructional hours they have—and will—miss while closed until April 13 due to COVID-19. Whether that closure is extended is yet to be known, said superintendent Dale... + continue reading
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By Pam Reinig Register Editor Last week,  Chelsea Armstrong confronted a challenge that few restaurateurs anticipated: She had to close her restaurant to dine-in customers. “I saw it coming when the state Illinois closed its bars and restaurants,” she said. “We immediately... + continue reading

This postcard image, courtesy of the Marquette Depot Museum and Information Center, shows the Milwaukee Railroad Pontoon bridge allowing a barge to go through heading south. North McGregor was incorporated in May 1874, just a month after the pontoon bridge opened. Nearly 50 years later, the town changed its name to Marquette.

Lydia Kann recently celebrated her 90th birthday. A scrap of paper found in the pocket of a second hand woman's suit, from a clothing drive in Germany was just the beginning of her life-long journey as an Iowa farm wife. (Photo submitted)

Author Dorothy Gable presented her program to Guttenberg Rotarians at their weekly meeting on Feb. 20. From left are Rotarian Kathy Lake, John Hartmann, Carol Hartmann, Ralph Gable and Dorothy Gable. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

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Work on the Marquette-Joliet Bridge connecting Marquette and Prairie du Chien began on March 23. The $6.2 million project is expected to be completed in late October. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Last week, MFL MarMac began offering free grab and go breakfast and lunch for children 18 and younger at all communities in the district, assuring students remain fed while school is closed. Here, staff members Jackie McGeough (left) and Nancy Moses hand out meals in Marquette’s bench neighborhood. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

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