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Fri
21
May

Jim Klotzbach

Jim Klotzbach, formerly of McGregor, passed away peacefully on Oct. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minn. 

 

Thu
20
May

Ross M. Cavanagh

Ross Michael Cavanagh Jr., 95, of Lansing, died Thursday, May 13, 2021, at his home in Lansing. The first child of Ross and Marjorie (Miller) Cavanagh, he was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Evanston, Ill. The first 17 years of his life were spent moving between 14 apartments in three Chicago neighborhoods before finally settling in South Shore. After 1935, his summers were spent in the kerosene lit cabin on Squaw Island, on the eastern edge of Lake Duroy and exploring the Elk River in Phillips, Wis.

Thu
20
May

Isabel Kurth

Isabel Sophie Louise Kurth, 97, of Monona, died Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien, Wis. She was born to John and Lucy (Sass) Sass on Aug. 11, 1923, in Mendon Township, McGregor. Isabel was baptized on Oct. 3, 1923, by Pastor Daugs and confirmed on April 10, 1938 by Rev. Siefekes. She attended Eno Country school in Luana.

 

Tue
18
May

Gillitzer, Grau earn MFL MarMac’s top academic honors

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
18
May

McGeough is state Greco champion


MFL MarMac junior Gabe McGeough recently won an Iowa Junior Greco-Roman State Wrestling Championship at 160 pounds. He is the school’s first wrestler to do so in 16 years. (Submitted photo)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
18
May

Health and wellness store Riverside Nutrition opens in Elkader


Audrey Habel, Karlee Cleary (owner) and Kaitlyn Ziegenfuss posed for a photo while preparing for the grand opening of Riverside Nutrition on May 15. The new Elkader business offers a variety of healthy and popular drink options, ranging from protein coffee to herbal teas and boba. RSN Elkader will be open Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
18
May

Volga mayor talks about finished projects and future plans

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
18
May

MFL Ambulance Service needs more members to meet call demand


Members of the MFL Ambulance include (front, left to right) EMTs Brianna Martins, Mary Bissell, Vicki Heilmann, Preston Landt; (back) Scott Torkelson, Nick Torkelson and Ryan Pomerening and driver Doug Heilmann. Not pictured are EMTs Missy Adam, Clare Benzing, Mel Cahoon, Jill Francis, Wendy Gress Yearous, Becky Harnack, Marissa Larry, Halie Ruff, Jim Schellhorn, Karla Schrader, Andrew Willie, Cynthia Torkeson and Rachael Fritz; EMRs Jenny Torkelson and Josh Kluth; and drivers Todd Balekos, John Elledge, Andy Meyer, Jeremy Schellhorn, Chris Hoffert, Trent Miene and Jamie Welch. (Photo courtesy of The Outlook)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
18
May

MarMac Rescue Squad seeks volunteers


Members of the Mar-Mac EMS include (front, left to right) Dylan Rumph, Samantha Rumph, Tyler Thornton; (back) Mason Kwilinski, Mike Gilman, Liz Gilman and Steve Finney. Not pictured are Joan Betthauser, Ryan Bacon, Arlene Morovits, Joe Morovits, Jerry Thornton, Dan Bickel and Dustin Rumph. (Submitted photo)

Have you ever wanted to help your community? The MarMac Rescue Squad is looking for individuals to join the service. The volunteer service offers compensation for crew per call taken, and has a ride along program for individuals who want to see what EMS is all about and decide if it is right for them. MarMac Rescue Squad will handle class expenses for the right person interested in becoming an EMT/first responder.

Tue
18
May

MFL MarMac holds Senior Awards and Scholarship Night


The Dollars for Scholars and Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation Scholarship recipients included (front, left to right) Victor Breuer, Tayler Martins, Anna Stoddard, Riley Whitney, Mackenzy Ruff, Scotlyn Coenen, Rose Grau, Marlene Franzen, Tyler Trappe; (back) Lexy Johnson, Kayden Gillitzer, Brittney Kober, Colin Moses, Zoee Gerndt, Ben Miene, Emma Keehner, Braden Landt, Gavin Meana, Cayden Ball and Max Havlicek. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

MFL MarMac's valedictorian, Kayden Gillitzer (left), and salutatorian, Rose Grau, were recognized.

Marlene Franzen was honored with the State Bar American Citizenship Award.

Brittney Kober received the Phineas P. Olmsted Scholarship, in honor of Monona’s founder. At the acceptance, presenter Marjorie Drahn delighted the audience by ringing the first school bell, on loan from the Monona Historical Museum.

Mackenzy Ruff was recognized numerous times at the May 12 Senior Awards and Scholarship Night. Here, she accepts the Norma Miller Salvation Army Award from teacher Megan Schellhorn.

The MFL MarMac Senior Awards and Scholarship Night for the Class of 2021 was held in the high school auditorium on May 12. Thirty presenters handed out around 50 honors, including 11 new or not recently awarded scholarships.

 

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