Clayton County Register

Tue
10
Mar

VOLUNTEERS TO THE RESCUE!

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

How many leprechauns does it take to plan a St. Patrick’s Day celebration?

For Jean Marie Hall, who heads Elkader’s annual March 17th festivities, the answer is “as many as I can get!”

Tue
10
Mar

Ilaverne Breitsprecher

 

Ilaverne A. Breitsprecher, 89, of Onalaska, WI and formerly of Merrill, WI, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

She was born August 12, 1925, in Froelich, IA to Arthur and Anna (Hamann) Seeland. Ila attended and graduated from Monona High School, Monona, IA. She then attended business college in Davenport, IA, graduating with an associate’s degree.  On April 12, 1951, Ila married Lloyd Breitsprecher in Monona, IA, and they celebrated 63 years of marriage this last April. On September 9, 2014, Lloyd preceded Ila in death.  

Tue
10
Mar

Vera Rahmiller

 

 

Vera Oldfather Rahmiller, 101, of Gladstone, Missouri (formerly of Volga, Iowa), died Friday, January 23, 2015.

A Celebration of Life Service for Vera Rahmiller will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Volga United Methodist Church. A private internment was held at Hillcrest Cemetery, Volga, Iowa.  Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Fri
06
Mar

Rivals Custom Gear- Local company outfits the bachelor


Shanna Hamann, co-owner of Rivals Custom Gear in Strawberry Point, stands in front of a very oversized t-shirt used by the business as a promotional item.

 

By Kim Hurley

 

Register Freelance Writer

 

Fri
06
Mar

KIDS HELPING KIDS

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Three Central students are reaching 7,900 miles across the globe to help youngsters in Uganda.

Fri
06
Mar

Timothy Troester

 

Timothy Raymond Troester, 43, died on Monday, February 16, 2015 at Crossing River Health in Prairie du Chien, WI. He was born November 20, 1971, in Dubuque, IA to Raymond and Janis (Hamann) Troester. Timothy was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church, McGregor. He graduated from Mar-Mac High School in 1990 and continued his education at U-W Platteville and then transferred to Upper Iowa, where he earned his BA in business. Timothy was united in marriage with Darcy Winters on March 9, 2011.

Fri
06
Mar

Marjorie Meyer

 

Marjorie Ann Meyer, 83, of Janesville, formerly of Elkader, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at an adult group home in Janesville, WI.  Marjorie was born December 28, 1931, in Elkader, to Eldo and Josephine (Miller) Meyer. She attended St. Joseph’s Grade School during her early years.

Exercising was one of the hobbies that she greatly enjoyed.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Fri
06
Mar

Alan Moser

 

Alan F. Moser, 50, of Clarence, passed away on Saturday February 28, 2015 at the Clarence Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the North Cedar Middle School in Clarence with Pastor Lynn Butterbrodt officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at North Cedar Middle School in Clarence. Another visitation will be held on Wednesday March 4 from 5-7 p.m. at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home in Guttenberg. A graveside service will be held on Thursday March 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Guttenberg.

Wed
25
Feb

Hydroponics at Central, Growing tomatoes, lettuce year-round


Josie Fettkether, Central FFA president, holds a tray of the growing medium used to raise lettuce and tomatoes indoors at the school.

By Pam Reinig
Register Editor

Long before area gardeners set the first tender vegetable plants into the ground, Central students will be enjoying fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes and leafy lettuce grown in a basement-level classroom. And they’ll continue harvesting and eating the veggies until the school year ends.

Wed
25
Feb

Grassley Responds


Senator Chuck Grassley

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The Register last week used social media to gather questions to ask Senator Chuck Grassley during a brief media event in Elkader. We reached out on our Facebook page and email to find out what topics were on our readers’ minds. We had time to present only three questions to the senator, who was in Elkader for a stop at Mobile Track Solutions.

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