Clayton County Register

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Central girls strong in first two meets


Central’s Kiana Stender, right, hands off to Kinsey Juergens during a 4x4 relay event that set a new meet record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the March 25 UIC Indoor Conference meet, which was held at Luther College in Decorah. Central had the following results: 

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31
Mar

Teens need immunizations

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Clayton County is a leader in childhood immunizations but is falling below the state average in adolescent vaccinations.

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31
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Kids create mixed-up animals


Starmont third grade students show the 2-D and 3-D results of their work. They are, left to right: Lane German, Sarah Fenton, Savana Mesplay and Aaron Bennett.

By Pam Reinig, Register Editor

What do you get when you cross an elephant with a giraffe and a fish? 

A fishalfint, of course.

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24
Mar

Francis Henry Wagner

 

Francis Henry Wagner, 90, Elkader, Iowa formerly of Lansing, Iowa died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader, Iowa. Francis was born on September 9, 1923, in Lafayette Township, rural Lansing, Iowa to Henry and Mary (Donahue) Wagner. He attended Russell Country School through the eighth grade.

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Shirley Kutzbach death notice

 

Shirley Kutzbach, 88, of Farmersburg, died Saturday,  March 22. Services were held Wednesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Farmersburg.

A full obituary will be published in the April 2 issue of the Clayton County Register.

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24
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Seeing green: Couple makes regular trips to Ireland

 

By Kim Hurley

Volga Correspondent

 

Ireland claims its landscape boasts 40 shades of green. If so, Jack and Patti Dillon, from rural Strawberry Point, have seen them all. The couple returned from their 10th trip to Ireland on February 25, their 47th wedding anniversary.

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Church is making a difference


Pastor Larry Schultz, back row, right, and his wife, Diane, front row, right, are shown with their host family.

By Pam Reinig, Register Editor

 

Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala, is not a tourism destination. There are no fast food places there. No souvenir shops. No luxury hotels. The streets are safe but the drinking water isn’t. The weather is hot and dry or muggy and buggy, depending on the time of the year. The town, located in the nation’s southwest pocket, is one of the poorest countries in Central America, and its poverty is evident everywhere.

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17
Mar

Dean Harold Knight

 

Dean Harold Knight, 81 of Strawberry Point, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at his home in Strawberry Point, surrounded by his family.

Dean was the oldest child of Harold Myron Knight and Leonore Irene (Wiltse) Knight. He was born August 11, 1932, in the brick house on the Knight farm east of Strawberry Point. He started school in September 1938 at the Lodomillo #4 School that was just across the field from their home. Dean completed kindergarten through eighth grade there with Dorothy Smith as his teacher.   

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Betty Jane Garaghty

 

Betty Jane Garaghty, 83, of Elkader, died, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born September 8, 1930, in Guttenberg, to Jack and Frances (Walter) Mahowald. Jane graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Guttenberg.

She was united in marriage to John Garaghty on April 17, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg. Four children were born to this union. Jane raised her family on the family farm for many years and later moved into Elkader.

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Central girls open track season


Central’s Anna Tuecke cleared the 5-foot mark on the high jump, taking first place at a recent indoor meet and setting a personal record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ had their first track meet at an indoor event March 6 at the University of Dubuque.  Central had the following results

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