Local historian Joe Ihm shares memories of growing up in Guttenberg along the banks of the Mississippi River. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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By Caroline Rosacker On a recent warm summer day longtime resident Joe Ihm settled  into a comfortable chair on the porch of The Lockmaster's House Heritage Museum and shared his many memories of growing up in  Guttenberg.  Breezy bottom  Ihm started his recollection with... + continue reading

The Friedlein Oliver tractor collection will be on display Sept. 21-22 at the intersection of Kale and Lower Cedar Roads. From left, the Spirit of Oliver, in memory of Jeff and Kari Friedlein's son, Derek; an Oliver G 1355; a White 2270 and a Minneapolis Moline G 1355. (Photo submitted)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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By Caroline Rosacker Jeff Friedlein and his father, Larry, will share their collection of approximately 40 restored Oliver tractors. The impressive assemblage will be on display on the east end of Lower Cedar Road at the intersection of Kale and Lower Cedar Roads on  Saturday, Sept. 21, and... + continue reading

Water covered McGregor’s Main Street the evening of Sept. 12, after torrential rains fell across the area, causing flash flooding and mud slides. (Submitted photo)
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times The Mississippi River wasn’t the only muddy, roiling body of water flowing through the area last week. Torrential rains the evening of Sept. 12—on the heals of two storms that days earlier had each dropped inches of precipitation—unleashed... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Even after the GRRRR 5K and 10K races and traditional pancake and sausage breakfast wrap up Saturday morning, Oct. 5, the fun will continue in Marquette, McGregor and Prairie du Chien with the GRRRR Crawl and Poker Run. The event encourages people to “... + continue reading

Terry Sharp, a long-time railroad employee and president of the Marquette Historical Society, stands in the bright and spacious addition at the Marquette Depot Museum and Information Center. People can check it out this Saturday, Sept. 21, at the annual Railroad Days event. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times When the Marquette Depot Museum and Information Center hosts its annual Railroad Days this Saturday, Sept. 21, the event will not only celebrate the community’s railroad history, but also the completion of the Depot’s long-awaited expansion project... + continue reading
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Central State Bank is sponsoring an Autism Safety Initiative First Responders Training at the Marquette Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 3, in an effort to help not only emergency personnel, but the public in general, better understand what autism is and how... + continue reading

At the 60th anniversary event for River of Lakes, members of the Irish and Schiffman families enjoyed their time. Pictured (from left) are Lori Irish, Pam (Irish) Myhre, Tom Irish, Ken and Jean Irish, Mick and Sue (Schiffman) Redman, Rob and Mickey Irish. (Submitted photo)
Monday, September 16, 2019
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By Correne Martin Another day in Sportsman’s Paradise, at the resort known as River of Lakes in Bagley, is one that embraces nature, fishing, boating, camping, grilling and good company.  There may be more UTVs buzzing around the streets than golf carts or motor scooters, but 60 years... + continue reading

Prairie du Chien’s Mark Pedretti gets fired up during a playoff game a few years ago. (Courier Press file photo)
Monday, September 16, 2019
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  By Ted Pennekamp   Mark Pedretti is stepping down as head baseball coach at Prairie du Chien High School after an 28 seasons at the helm in an accomplished coaching career. Pedretti’s 28 seasons as head coach (1984-1998, 2007-2019) join him with Andy Banasik (this upcoming... + continue reading

Local historian Joe Ihm shares memories of growing up in Guttenberg along the banks of the Mississippi River. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

The Friedlein Oliver tractor collection will be on display Sept. 21-22 at the intersection of Kale and Lower Cedar Roads. From left, the Spirit of Oliver, in memory of Jeff and Kari Friedlein's son, Derek; an Oliver G 1355; a White 2270 and a Minneapolis Moline G 1355. (Photo submitted)

Water covered McGregor’s Main Street the evening of Sept. 12, after torrential rains fell across the area, causing flash flooding and mud slides. (Submitted photo)

Terry Sharp, a long-time railroad employee and president of the Marquette Historical Society, stands in the bright and spacious addition at the Marquette Depot Museum and Information Center. People can check it out this Saturday, Sept. 21, at the annual Railroad Days event. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

At the 60th anniversary event for River of Lakes, members of the Irish and Schiffman families enjoyed their time. Pictured (from left) are Lori Irish, Pam (Irish) Myhre, Tom Irish, Ken and Jean Irish, Mick and Sue (Schiffman) Redman, Rob and Mickey Irish. (Submitted photo)

Prairie du Chien’s Mark Pedretti gets fired up during a playoff game a few years ago. (Courier Press file photo)

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