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Tue
09
May

Ronald Palas

Ronald L. Palas, 65, of Arlington, Iowa died on Tuesday morning, May 2, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m.. Monday, May 8, at St. John Lutheran Church, Arlington, with Pastor Margaret Yackel-Juleen officiating. There was a visitation from 3 to 7 p.m.. on Sunday at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Arlington and one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Interment was at Taylorsville Cemetery, Arlington.

Tue
09
May

Aloha Franklin

Aloha C. Franklin, 91, of Marion, IA, passed away on April 28, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born in Antigo, WI, on July 11, 1925, to Fred and Fran (Fosterling) Rusch.

Aloha was united in marriage to X.L. (Frank) Franklin on August 30, 1946, in Seattle, WA. She was employed by the Linn-Mar Community Schools for 20 years.  Aloha was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.  She was also an organ donor.

Tue
02
May

“Drill Sergeant” Finley - Keeping fitness class on their toes

They call her the “drill sergeant.”

While this certainly gives you a bold first impression, Diane Finley doesn’t consider herself much of an expert in combat training or any other strenuous activity.

Finley leads a workout class called Fit & Flex at the Elkader Fitness Center. The class has a loyal following of about 30 women, ages 60 to 87.

Tue
02
May

COUPLE “SOLD” ON REALTY CAREER


Tom and Michelle Gifford have recently re-entered the real estate field.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Tom and Michelle Gifford have brought their careers full circle.

Tue
02
May

Vergean Schmidt

Vergean Mae Schmidt 83 of Farmersburg, Iowa, died Friday April 21, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. Vergean M. Freitag was born April 18, 1934, in Elkader. She was the daughter of Glendor and Vera (Breitsprecher) Freitag. She received her education in Elkader, graduating from Elkader High School with the class of 1951. On September 8, 1953, she was united in marriage to Carl Schmidt at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. 

Tue
02
May

Halverson service notice

Robert D. Halverson, 78, of Elkader, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Interment will follow at East Side Cemetery in Elkader

Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left with www.graufuneralhomes.com

Tue
25
Apr

“UPS Bill” retiring Popular delivery man signing off


Popular UPS driver Bill Theisen is retiring this week.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Some people are so recognizable that all you need to mention is a single name and everyone knows whom you’re talking about. 

Adele. Gandhi. Oprah. Michelangelo—you get the idea.

Tue
25
Apr

MEET POLICE CHIEF MITCH SEITZ


Elkader’s new police chief Mitch Seitz spent time last week getting to know some of the town’s youngest residents.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mitch Seitz, who was hired last month as Elkader’s new police chief, is now on the job. Seitz assumed his new duties April 17.

Born in West Union, Seitz currently lives in Postville with his wife, Brittni, and the couple’s nine-year-old son, Carter. The family plans to move to Elkader soon.

Tue
25
Apr

Richard Clinton

Richard D. Clinton, 66, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born on January 4, 1951, in Littleport the son of Lloyd L. and Winifred Joyce (Conner) Clinton. Richard was raised in the area and graduated from Central Community School in Elkader in 1969.

Richard served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973. He was united in marriage to Linda Schwietert in 1974. Together they lived in Oelwein and they divorced in 1979.  

Tue
18
Apr

New ordinance for off-road

The Clayton County Board of Supervisors has approved an ordinance that allows off-road utility vehicles to operate on county gravel roads, except level C roadways.  A person can also operate a vehicle on a paved county road only so far as to reach a permissable county gravel road. The ordinance does not apply to all-terrain vehicles.

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