Peyton Kraus, 11 months, won first place as “the old man” in the band Halloween costume contest on Oct. 29.
Sporting gear for their favorite sports team, Carson Less and Carter Klaren from Hopkinton dressed as Herky the Hawk, the Iowa Hawkeyes’ mascot. Several little boys and girls wore Hawkeye costumes while out and about for Treats on the Streets.
Monticello Middle School fifth- and sixth-graders spent time decorating pumpkins Oct. 25. Working on their project are (from left) Sydney Ballou, Madeline Tobiason, Shelby Kray, Cade Folken and Jaydon Ray.
Caden and Courtney Thies visit Holly Iben at Superior Appliance Inc. during Treats on the Streets on Oct. 25. Businesses stay open late for families to bring their kids inside for some early Halloween treats. (Photos by Kim Brooks and Pete Temple)