The Read family from Wauzeka was among the many who participated in Kaci George’s Front Step Project.
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By Correne Martin   Finding joy in this moment of panic can be hard.  Kaci George has found a way to put a smile on people’s faces, raise money for local charities and capture this unforgettable time of social distancing at home for the sake of posterity. The Front Step Project... + continue reading

This aerial view shows the main channel, McGregor Lake, and the east channel of the Mississippi River in Pool 10. (Wisconsin DNR photo)
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By Ted Pennekamp   After 10 years of public meetings and much planning by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the highly-anticipated and much-needed McGregor Lake Project is finally a go. The Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat... + continue reading

The Guttenberg city council met in special session on March 23 using virtual technology due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus. There was a limit of 10 people allowed in the council chambers, and two council members communicated via video conference, as did several other meeting participants. Above, councilmember Virginia Saeugling appears on the screen. From left are councilmember Austin Greve, Mayor Bill Frommelt and City Manager Denise Schneider. The meeting was broadcast on Channel 6 and the public could participate online or by phone. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)
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By Shelia Tomkins A new electronic meeting procedure was implemented when the Guttenberg city council met in special session on Monday, March 23. In order to comply with social distancing recommendations, the meeting was opened to a maximum of ten people. Mayor Bill Frommelt and City Manager... + continue reading

Lori Barry, a retired registered nurse with 35 years at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics, sews together a face mask for use at the hospital and clinic. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker Neighbors Susi Nehls and M.J. Smith are teaming together via e-mail and coming up with innovative ways for community members who need to remain isolated in their homes but still have a desire to help the needs of our most vulnerable population.  Joanne Hedemann,... + continue reading

From left, Kathy Ender and Erin Schmelzer hand out grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for students 18 years old and under. The free meals can be picked up Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the St. Mary Immaculate Conception school cafeteria in Guttenberg or at the Garnavillo Community Center. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
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By Caroline Rosacker Lending a hand to those in need is second nature to Valerie Heck-Cromer and her husband, Jason. The couple has moved back to the area to be closer to family after they retired from their respective Naval careers. Valerie retired as a First Class Petty Officer and Jason retired... + continue reading

Local sewers are helping health care facilities and workers facing PPE shortages by making fabric masks and even gowns.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Local women sew handmade masks, gowns for health care workers By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified over the past few weeks, U.S. health care facilities and workers put out an urgent plea: they were in need of personal protective equipment, or PPEs, such as gowns... + continue reading

Indonesian foreign exchange student Salsabila “Dika” Putri has immersed herself in activities at MFL MarMac. One of her favorites is choir. At the pops concert, she performed a solo, in addition to a duet with fellow student Kale Miene. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Like many people visiting Iowa for the first time, MFL MarMac foreign exchange student Salsabila “Dika” Putri said she expected to see a lot of corn. “When I did a search in Google for information about Iowa, all that came up was corn. I... + continue reading

New shelving at the McGregor Public Library honors long-time board member Marsha Bickel while providing much-needed space for the juvenile book collection.
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times New shelving at the McGregor Public Library honors long-time board member Marsha Bickel while providing much-needed space for the library’s juvenile book collection. Previously, said library director Michelle Pettit, juvenile readers (those between the... + continue reading

The Read family from Wauzeka was among the many who participated in Kaci George’s Front Step Project.

This aerial view shows the main channel, McGregor Lake, and the east channel of the Mississippi River in Pool 10. (Wisconsin DNR photo)

The Guttenberg city council met in special session on March 23 using virtual technology due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus. There was a limit of 10 people allowed in the council chambers, and two council members communicated via video conference, as did several other meeting participants. Above, councilmember Virginia Saeugling appears on the screen. From left are councilmember Austin Greve, Mayor Bill Frommelt and City Manager Denise Schneider. The meeting was broadcast on Channel 6 and the public could participate online or by phone. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

Lori Barry, a retired registered nurse with 35 years at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics, sews together a face mask for use at the hospital and clinic. (Photo submitted)

From left, Kathy Ender and Erin Schmelzer hand out grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for students 18 years old and under. The free meals can be picked up Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the St. Mary Immaculate Conception school cafeteria in Guttenberg or at the Garnavillo Community Center. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Local sewers are helping health care facilities and workers facing PPE shortages by making fabric masks and even gowns.

Indonesian foreign exchange student Salsabila “Dika” Putri has immersed herself in activities at MFL MarMac. One of her favorites is choir. At the pops concert, she performed a solo, in addition to a duet with fellow student Kale Miene. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

New shelving at the McGregor Public Library honors long-time board member Marsha Bickel while providing much-needed space for the juvenile book collection.

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