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~Last Update 8/1/2020
During the month of JULY, there were 36 OBITS posted to this website - (some of which included photos of the deceased.) -Much thanks to Connie S.
6/25/2020 -- Class of 1906 Onawa High School Graduates ~Complete List / Transcription provided by L. Ziemann.
During the month of JUN, there were 11 OBITS posted.
April & May 2020
During the month of MAY, there were 11 OBITS posted.
During the month of APRIL, there were 27 OBITS & 17 DOCS posted to this website.
3/5/2020 -- Moorhead Cultural Center Old Scrapbook news clipping images -- Chronological Years 1941 and 1964 just posted. Again, thanks to the Moorhead Cultural Center for sharing these historical archives.
3/31/2020 -- In March , there were 25 OBITS and 4 DOCS posted to this website. "Thanks again to Connie S."
Januuary & February 2020
1/16/2020 -- Moorhead Cultural Center Old Scrapbook news clipping images -- now posted on this website. Thanks to the Moorhead Cultural Center for all the work diligence to scan the NEWS images. Check out the link to the Scrapbook index (Chronological 1947 and 1955, 1957, 1959, posted by months.) UPDATE: 2/25/2020 Chronological Years now posted for 1954, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1971 on the Scrapbook index.
During the month of JAN, there were 30 OBITS (which included photos of the deceased) posted to this website. Thanks to C. Swearingen for her diligence in posting & sending the pics to this county coordinator for inclusion!
During the month of FEB, there were 31 OBITS (most all of which included photos of the deceased) posted to this website. "Thanks again to Connie S."
During the month of December, there were 12 OBITS posted to this website.
11/27/2019 -- Soldier, Iowa High School -1923 Photo Courtesy the Moorhead Cultural Center.
11/29/2019 -- Continued Vintage Photographs -- See the newly created Index-Moorhead Cultural Center of the Loess Hills.
During the month of November, there were 11 OBITS and 1 BIO posted to this website.
10/22/2019 Read the fabulous PIONEER news bio -- Personal Pioneer Interview with Mrs. Elizabeth HEISLER (Holliday) nee' Maynard. She and her husband were PIONEERS of Mapleton IA -- Maple valley area. Exceptional history in her own words--and penned by the Mapleton Press, Thursday, January 21, 1926.
During the month of October, there were 2 OBITS posted to this website.
10/20/2019 Monona County website PASSED the 2019 IAGenWeb FALL Review!
August & September 2019
8/3/2019 Attendance Report of Onawa Public Schools -- June 1888 Complete List now posted. Transcribed by County Coordinator, L. Ziemann.
During the month of AUG, there were 41 OBITS and 148 DOCS (Courthouse death records) posted to this website. Fabulous work!
During the month of SEP, there were 42 OBITS and 3 DOCS posted.
During July there were 3 OBITs and 32 DOCs posted to the corresponding boards on this website. The 32 DOCs are early Death Records transcribed from Courthouse records! Fabulous history!
During the month of June, there were 26 OBITS (some with accompanying pics) posted to this website.
During the month of May, there were 41 OBITS (many with accompanying pics) posted to this website.
**Monona County IAGenWeb PASSED the semi-annual IAGenWeb Review time.*
During April there were 28 OBITS (many with accompanying pics) posted to this website.
3/1/2019 Marriage of Nels Nikolaisen & Christine Skow Monona Co. 10 Nov 1881 -- includes a wedding photo taken in Dunlap, Iowa and a photo of their three young children. Also shared is a "family history page" written by one of Nels' younger daughters. Thanks to Kim Larsen Hunter, great great granddaughter for sharing this fabulous history with this website!
3/11/2019 The Family story page of a Castana couple, Alvin C. Larsen who married Miss Alice Jensen in 1933. ~Detail and Photos submitted by family descendant, Kim Larsen Hunter. Such wonderful history & information preserved by Alice Jensen!
3/16/2019 "Onawa - Birds Eye View" generously shared by Postcard Collector, David Shedlock! He also shared Main Street-Looking West, Whiting, Iowa ** Also don't miss this link--fabulous black/white postcard photograph of the Carlson Cabin Court, Blencoe, Iowa & the description includes what the writer of the postcard wrote telling of the accomodations! This is dated 1946.
In the month of March, there were 63 Obits and 1 Doc posted.