Clayton County Register

Tue
07
Jul

Norma J. Peterson

Norma J. Peterson, 62, Postville, Iowa, died Monday, June 29, 2015 at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union, Iowa. Norma June, the daughter of Norman and Vivian (Hesse) Peterson, was born December 6, 1952, in McGregor, Iowa.  She was baptized December 25, 1952 and confirmed in 1967 at Norway Lutheran Church, St. Olaf, Iowa. She attended Postville Community Schools, graduating in 1971. Norma attended Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, Iowa. She was trained in cosmetology, accounting and business, and health information technician. Norma worked as a cook at the Pirate’s Den and at Iowa Turkey Products in Postville. She worked as a waitress and at the front desk at the Cliff House and made doughnuts and pizza at Casey’s in Decorah.

Tue
30
Jun

Flag Essays, Central students share their thoughts

As the school year was winding down in early June, a group of Central fifth graders was honored for their American flag essays. Rose Koehn, daughter of Reid and Katie Koehn, Elkader, was the first place winner followed by Mylee Wingert, Parker Vaughan and Sean Wilwert. 

The essay contest was sponsored by Lembke-Stendel American Legion Post #106. The Register is pleased to share the students’ work.

Rose Koehn

Tue
30
Jun

NEW STORE OPENS TODAY

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Rachel Jaster realizes a personal goal today when Garments and Goods opens its Elkader store. 

Tue
30
Jun

Beverly Fischer

Beverly Marie Larson Fischer, 75, of Lake Placid, Florida, formerly of the Strawberry Point area) passed away peacefully on January 5, 2014. She was born on October 9, 1938, the daughter of Alfred and Mabel (Morse) Cline. Her father passed away when Beverly was five years of age.  She grew up in the Wadena area.  When she was thirteen, her mother married Harril B. Larson of Elgin. Harril adopted her as his own and her name became Beverly Cline Larson. Beverly graduated from Central Community High School in 1957 and then attended beauty school in Cedar Rapids.  She worked in Elkader until her marriage.

Tue
23
Jun

Let Them Eat Cake! Interest in art leads to cake design


Nin Glawe shows the steps that go into finishing a cake.

By Jean Marie Hall

Freelance Writer

Life sometimes takes strange turns. Take Nin Glawe’s life, for instance.

Nin was always interested in art. In high school at MFL, Monona, she took lots of art classes. After high school, she attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo to study commercial art. She had visions of moving to Seattle and finding a job using her talent in some form. Maybe graphic arts.

Tue
23
Jun

BOND VOTE IS JUNE 30

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Voters in the communities served by Central Community Schools will go to the polls Tuesday, June 30, to decide the fate of a $6 million bond referendum. If the bond passes, work at the school would begin next year and finish about 36 months later. If voters reject the plan, the school board could be forced to readjust spending priorities.

Tue
16
Jun

Relay for Life Changes in store for upcoming event


Ashlyn Scherf shows some of the “Wish bracelets” she made with assistance from her sisters, Delaney and Blair. Proceeds from the bracelets go to Relay for Life.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Same cause; different format.

Tue
16
Jun

LOCKER HAS NEW OWNERS

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

It closed on Saturday, January 31, 2015, as Edgewood West and reopened on Monday, February 2, as Arlington Locker LLC when Lyndall and Nancy Winter took ownership of the business. They immediately entrusted its management to their daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Bruce Hubbard.  

Tue
16
Jun

Eunice Johnson

Eunice Ivanelle (Kregel) Johnson, 84, of Strawberry Point, formerly of Garnavillo, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.  She was born on April 20, 1931, the daughter of Elmer and Mildred (Schmidt) Kregel, in Garnavillo Township, Clayton County, Iowa, on the same farm where her father and grandfather were born.

Tue
16
Jun

Ilo Glawe

Ilo Sophia Glawe, 90, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. She was born on February 2, 1925, in Cox Creek Township near Littleport, to Joseph and Katherine (Hochhaus) Beck. Ilo attended Littleport Public School and graduated in May 1942.  She then attended Upper Iowa University for two years and taught school at Waucoma and Colesburg.

On October 23, 1947, Ilo was united in marriage to LeRoy Glawe. Three children were born to this union. The couple farmed in Lodomillo Township for 34 years, before retiring to Strawberry Point. LeRoy passed away on August 20, 1995. 

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