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Wed
18
Aug

Clayton County has what CDC calls ‘substantial community transmission of COVID-19’

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Wed
18
Aug

MFL MarMac School Board approves return to learn plan

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Wed
18
Aug

Lechtenberg begins new adventure as Central’s art teacher


Carlyn Lechtenberg is Central’s new K-12 art teacher. She’s pictured with husband Nick and sons Teff and Stirn. (Submitted photo)

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Wed
18
Aug

Seventh annual Art in the Park fine art festival is Aug. 21-22 in Elkader

Northeast Iowa will host its seventh annual Art in the Park Fine Art Festival, a regionally recognized event, held on the third weekend every August. This year, Art in the Park will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Founders’ Park on the bank of the Turkey River in historic Elkader.

 

Wed
18
Aug

Laura A. Wille

Laura Ann Wille, age 81, of Guttenberg, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, in her home. She was born on Feb. 16, 1940, on the home farm near Petersburg, the daughter of William and Modesta (Willenborg) Loecke. Laura received her education locally and, on Aug. 23, 1961, she was united in marriage with Raymond Wille at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Petersburg. Laura and Ray spent their working years farming together until their retirement.

Fri
13
Aug

Jeffrey 'Jeff' L. Corlett

Jeffrey “Jeff” L. Corlett, 58, of McGregor, passed away suddenly on Aug. 8, 2021.

 

Fri
13
Aug

Catherine Ann (Johnson) Corpian

Catherine (Cathy) Ann Corpian, McGregor, has moved on to her place in heaven to soar with the angels above, as she was an angel here on earth. She will be greeted by her father, Al Johnson, Boscobel, mother, Beverly Hennarichs, Boscobel, and her brother, Mark Johnson, Wisconsin Dells. 

 

Tue
10
Aug

New drone will be valuable tool in emergency situations


First responders hope a drone purchased jointly by the Monona Volunteer Fire Department and MFL Ambulance Service will help in emergency situations such as car accidents, fires and search and rescue. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

The compact drone comes equipped with a thermal imaging camera and regular camera that can take both photos and videos. Spotlight and loud speaker capabilities are available too.

The drone is operated by a handheld controller with built-in screen. “It’s a lot of technology crammed into that little box,” said Preston Landt, who is both a fire and EMS volunteer.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
10
Aug

Main Street Elkader hanging baskets highlight generosity, small town charm


Pictured are Main Street Elkader Design Committee members and hanging basket volunteers Debbi Stender, Joseph Stender, Jay Moser and Tom Chandler. Additional hanging basket volunteers include John Gnagy, Bill McHugh, Brian Hastings and Roger Thomas, as well as many others who have assisted in years past to beautify downtown Elkader.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
10
Aug

Back together: Card club friends missed camaraderie during pandemic


A group of long-time friends who would meet regularly to play cards reunited for lunch at Maggie’s Diner near McGregor in late July, marking their first get-together since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured (front, left to right) are Kathryn Starkey, Marlene Abel, Kay Hefner, Linda Henkes; (back) Bona Dean Feller, Julie Breckler, Sandy McMillin and Marguerite Clinton. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

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