From left, Sister Laetitia and Sister Agnes Marie departing for India in 1927. Sister Agnes Marie was one of the first four members of the Medical Mission Sisters, a religious order created to provide health care for disenfranchised people. (Photo submitted)
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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By Caroline Rosacker Many people across the United States admire the work ethic of Midwesterners. Growing up as a member of a large farm family in rural Iowa required hands-on hard work. Everyone needed to pitch in to keep food on the table, clothes on backs and a safe roof overhead. People took... + continue reading

A youth participant holds a tagged monarch butterfly ready for flight during Osborne Nature Center's monarch tag and release event on Sept. 4. (Photo courtesy of Toni Boardman)
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By Caroline Rosacker The monarch butterfly, biologically known as Danaus Plexippus, is a milkweed butterfly. The butterfly's beauty has earned it status as "King of Butterflies," acquiring the name “monarch."  In recent years this delicate beauty has been in danger... + continue reading

Many of Pikes Peak’s 11.5 miles of trails have received extensive improvements in the past two years, including the Deer Ridge Trail shown here. To make the trail safer, workers chopped off roots and used tools to shave out the trail where it was leaning, making it flat. (Submitted photos)
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register In his 22 years as manager at Pikes Peak State Park, Matt Tschirgi has realized the importance of trails to the park located just south of McGregor. “What a lot of people come here to do is hike on our trails,” he said. That’s been especially... + continue reading
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By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register As school recommences, all the best efforts are made to return to normal, including maintaining school traditions like homecoming.  For Central, this year comes with a Hawaiian beach theme for the dance, a speech via Zoom and a truncated schedule of events... + continue reading

Image courtesy of MFL MarMac Community School District
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register MFL MarMac will celebrate homecoming next week, Sept. 21-25, with the theme “Can’t Hide Our Bulldog Pride.” The annual school tradition will look a bit different this year, though, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “First and foremost for us is... + continue reading
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register Last week, all Iowa registered voters received an absentee ballot request form from the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office. The mailing confused some voters who have already applied directly to their county auditor for an absentee ballot. Should they complete... + continue reading

The Army's official parachute demonstration team, Golden Knights, presented the Golden Baton award to Sgt. Kari Hoyheim following their demonstration jump at the Stephen D. Shannon Athletic Complex on Sunday, Aug. 23. (Press photo by Bruce Thein)
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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By Caroline Rosacker The Army's official parachute demonstration team, Golden Knights, presented the Golden Baton award to Sgt. Kari Hoyheim of Guttenberg following their demonstration jump at the Stephen D. Shannon Athletic Complex on Sunday, Aug. 23.   The Golden Baton award is a solid... + continue reading

St. John's and St. Paul Lutheran Churches welcome Pastor Michael Ashman to their respective faith communities. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
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By Caroline Rosacker Gathering Christians need one another, but more importantly they need ordained ministers to lead the congregation from God’s Word. St. John's Lutheran Church, located at 203 Pearl Sreet, and St. Paul Lutheran Church at 214 South First Street,  in Guttenberg... + continue reading

From left, Sister Laetitia and Sister Agnes Marie departing for India in 1927. Sister Agnes Marie was one of the first four members of the Medical Mission Sisters, a religious order created to provide health care for disenfranchised people. (Photo submitted)

A youth participant holds a tagged monarch butterfly ready for flight during Osborne Nature Center's monarch tag and release event on Sept. 4. (Photo courtesy of Toni Boardman)

Many of Pikes Peak’s 11.5 miles of trails have received extensive improvements in the past two years, including the Deer Ridge Trail shown here. To make the trail safer, workers chopped off roots and used tools to shave out the trail where it was leaning, making it flat. (Submitted photos)

Image courtesy of MFL MarMac Community School District

The Army's official parachute demonstration team, Golden Knights, presented the Golden Baton award to Sgt. Kari Hoyheim following their demonstration jump at the Stephen D. Shannon Athletic Complex on Sunday, Aug. 23. (Press photo by Bruce Thein)

St. John's and St. Paul Lutheran Churches welcome Pastor Michael Ashman to their respective faith communities. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

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