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Wed
23
Nov

Karen Walch

Karen Rae Ann (Kammerer) “Ruby” Walch, 70, of Elkader, Iowa, entered into heaven peacefully in her home early Sunday morning November 13, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. Karen, or lovingly known to her friends and family as “Ruby” was the first born child to Raymond and Bernadine (Ashelin) Kammerer of Winona, MN. She was born October 9, 1946, in Winona.

Wed
23
Nov

Emily Schmidt

Emily C. Schmidt passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016. Emily was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Gertrude Caroline (Mott) Phillips and Harold Thomas Phillips on June 22, 1929. In her early years the family moved to Baxter, Iowa, where Harold was a pharmacist and then moved to Davenport, Iowa ,when Harold took jobs as a pharmacist with Walgreen’s and Rexall Drugs. Some of Emily’s longest, strongest and dearest friendships were formed from her years growing up in Davenport.  

Fri
18
Nov

Holiday Countdown - A new twist on stocking stuffers


Delaney Scherf organizes some of the toiletries that St. Joseph youth used last year in their holiday project. The kids stuffed and delivered about 400 pairs of socks.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Editor’s note: As the holidays approach, we will endeavor to share uplifting stories with our readers. If you have an idea for an article, please contact us.

St. Joseph youth are leading an effort this month that gives new meaning to the term “stocking stuffers.”

Fri
18
Nov

RISE APARTMENTS ALMOST READY

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

“Home for the holidays” will take on a special meaning for a group of folks who will soon be moving into one of eight units in a new apartment complex near downtown Elkader. Owned by RISE, the units have been rented to five RISE clients who are able to live independently and three non-clients. RISE Executive Director Ed Josten sees the mix as a win-win for everyone.

Fri
18
Nov

Florene Ellen Klostboer

Florene Ellen Klosterboer, 92, of Decorah, Iowa died November 8, 2016 at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home. She was a resident there since 2005. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 19th at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah with a visitation the evening before from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. Her remains will be laid to rest at Phelps Cemetery in Decorah. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Lutheran Services in Iowa.

Wed
02
Nov

STATE CHAMPS—AGAIN!


Central girls’ cross-country coach Mark Bauder is embraced by two runners, Ciera Deitchler and Ashley Funk, as the team repeats as state champs. Story and more photos in the Clayton County Register.
Wed
02
Nov

Decision 2016 - Two square off for District 55 seat


Michael Bergan

Pat Ritter

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

The Register concludes its series of feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which appear in Q/A format, have been complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

Wed
02
Nov

HOSPITAL HAS NEW CEO


Brooke Kensinger, left, has been hired to succeed Fran Zichal as the CEO at Central Community Hospital.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

When Fran Zichal ends her nearly 40-year career at Central Community Hospital on December 31, she’ll walk away from her job knowing that she’s left it in good hands. Her successor, Brooke Kensinger, has the experience, drive and enthusiasm to continue the great work Fran started in 1978.

Wed
02
Nov

Joann Hoth

Joann Alice Hoth, 85, of Elkader, died Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. She was born April 20, 1931, in Luana, to Glen and Emma (Huckstadt) Walter. Joann graduated from Farmersburg High School in 1950.

She was united in marriage to Dwane Hoth in 1950, in Farmersburg. One son was born to this union.

Joann and Dwane were in the trucking business for many years. She then farmed with her husband for 25 years.

Wed
26
Oct

Decision 2016 - Three candidates for Senate 28 seat


Michael Breitbach

Troy Hageman

Jan Heikes

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The Register continues its series of feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which appear in Q/A format, have been complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

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