Clayton County Register

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03
Feb

Central girls fall to MFL MarMac


Kiana Stender plays tight defense in a game against the MFL MarMac Bulldogs. Central lost the contest, 46-30. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Because of the inclement weather, the Central girls had only one game last week, playing MFL MarMac.  The Warriors fell behind 13-3 in the first quarter and trailed 25-12 at the half.  In a fairly evenly matched third quarter, MFL MarMac maintained a 35-21 lead. Central ended up losing the game by a score of 46-30.

Mon
27
Jan

Richard J. Stodola

 

Richard J. Stodola, 81, of Elkader, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall, Elkader. Friends may call after 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Kingdom Hall, Elkader. A full obituary will appear in the February 5 issue of the Register.

 
Mon
27
Jan

Boys have good week

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Central had three games last week, winning two and losing one.  The week started with a game against the Central City Wildcats January 20. Central City used a sagging man defense to hold off the Warriors in a non-conference game on a night with blizzard like conditions outside, and cold shooting on the inside.

Mon
27
Jan

Bente rings up 37 years as grocer


Bob Bente, owner of Garnavillo’s only grocery store, this week celebrates 37 years in business. One of the draws of his business is the meat counter, where customers can get fresh-cut meat packaged to order.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Mon
20
Jan

Central girls split two games

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Despite the weather last week, the Central girls were able to get two games in.  

Mon
20
Jan

Jane Adelia Myers

 

Jane Adelia Myers, 62, of Elkader, died January 10, 2014, at her home. She was born April 5, 1951, in West Union, the daughter of Wendell K. and Effie I. Bachtell Myers.

She was a graduate of Arlington High School and Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Jane was the owner and producer of JAM Productions and owner of the on-line radio station, Mind Mastery Radio.

Mon
20
Jan

James Joseph Miehe

 

James Joseph Miehe, 82, of Elkader, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. He was born August 28, 1931, in Oelwein, to Elmer and Marie (Keleher) Miehe.

Jim graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Elkader. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict from December 18, 1951, until he was honorably discharged on November 16, 1955. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Carlsen on March 15, 1952. Jim was in the implement business with his father and brothers serving the Elkader area for 30 years. 

Mon
20
Jan

Poggenklass shares talent

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Marge Hamann cautiously navigates the hallways of Elkader Care Center, leaning on her walker and a friend for support. Her destination is the center’s spacious dining room and common area, where pianist Dave Poggenklass has just started an hour-long program.

Mon
13
Jan

Two exciting games for Central girls


Lexi Funk makes a free throw, as the Warriors play a nail-biter against Marquette. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
13
Jan

Pope returns to run public library

 

Timing is everything.

Lisa Wilke Pope was in Elkader in early December to visit her parents, Eldean and Ivanelle Wilke, when a job posting caught her eye.

“I just happened to be reading the Clayton County Register and saw the ad for the public library director position,” she said. “After I went home, I sent in my application right away.”

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