The Carroll family, of McGregor, received Century Farm recognition at the Iowa State Fair this summer. Pictured with Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill (far left) and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey (far right) are Carroll family members Amanda (left), Anthony, Joanne, Mike, Paul, Isabell, Andrea and Charlie. (Submitted photo)
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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  By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor   “I’ve been thankful for the opportunity to farm and care for the land,” said Mike Carroll, speaking reverently of his family’s farm, located on King Road outside McGregor, of which he and wife Joanne were at the helm... + continue reading

Mike and Joni Zapf have owned the Pronto convenience store in Elkader for 37 years.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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  By Pat McTaggart Freelance Writer   Mike and Joni Zapf had been running Zapf’s DX on the corner of 1st and Mulberry Streets in Elkader for six years when they were approached to turn their business into a Pronto convenience store. It didn’t take long for them to decide... + continue reading
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  By Pam Reinig Register Editor   A number of Central families could benefit from the recent settlement of a class action lawsuit against Martin Brothers, a Cedar Falls-based distributor that provides food items to the school lunch program. The settlement impacts families that... + continue reading

Keith and Verta Kerr, of Postville, incorporated the young students attending Cannons at the Fort Friday, Sept. 12, into their rope-making demonstration. The Kerrs have participated in the annual Cannons event for many years and enjoy sharing their craft with the youth on Friday as well as the adults who attend on Saturday. (Photos by Correne Martin)
Monday, September 15, 2014
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By Correne Martin The southern two of the three planned roundabouts on Prairie du Chien’s Marquette Road are nearly complete and expected to open to local traffic on Monday, Sept. 22, in addition to the stretch of highway from Wisconsin Street south to Mooney Street. “We have... + continue reading

The Carroll family, of McGregor, received Century Farm recognition at the Iowa State Fair this summer. Pictured with Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill (far left) and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey (far right) are Carroll family members Amanda (left), Anthony, Joanne, Mike, Paul, Isabell, Andrea and Charlie. (Submitted photo)

Mike and Joni Zapf have owned the Pronto convenience store in Elkader for 37 years.

Keith and Verta Kerr, of Postville, incorporated the young students attending Cannons at the Fort Friday, Sept. 12, into their rope-making demonstration. The Kerrs have participated in the annual Cannons event for many years and enjoy sharing their craft with the youth on Friday as well as the adults who attend on Saturday. (Photos by Correne Martin)

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