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Tue
26
Jun

First auto returns to Clayton County


Dave Beck, Tom Chandler and Delbert Reimer are restoing a 1903 Crestmobile.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

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Tue
19
Jun

WarEagle baseball

WarEagle Nate Helle is safe at home, scoring the team’s only run in the first game of a doubleheader against North Fayette Valley. NFV took the first game 9-1. Game 2 ended in the Tigerhawks’ favor, as well. The final score was 4-0. The WarEagles faced Waukon on June 12. They lost the game, 10-3. On June 14, Clayton Ridge/Central faced New Hampton, who took the game, 5-0. They also dropped a game to MFL MarMac the following day. The final score was 9-0.

 
Tue
19
Jun

Elkader Public Library: Grout Museum returns Thursday


Branch Kobliska touches an alligator brought to the Elkader Public Library by Blank Park Zoo workers while his mom, Melissa, and sister, Meadow, look on.

By Lisa Wilke Pope

Library Director

 

There’s still time to sign up children for the Summer Reading Program. Don’t let them suffer from the “summer slide” when their reading skills decline. Research shows that reading keeps those brains engaged, unlike some computer games. 

Coming up: Thursday, June 28, Grout Museum staff will present “Sound Science” at 1 p.m.

Tue
19
Jun

David Armoto


David Armoto March 20, 1942 to June 4, 2018

David James Armoto, 76, of Volga, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at his home in Volga. He was born March 20, 1942, in Hanover, IL to James D. and Iva Mae (Shaw) Armoto. He was baptized in Mt. Sterling, WI.

Tue
19
Jun

Elkader Pizzeria: New owner expands hours, menus


Bryton Rentschler recently purchased the former JNJ’s Pizza, which he had renamed Elkader Pizzeria.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

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hen Elkader businessman and mayor Josh Pope was ready to sell JNJ pizza, he didn’t have to look far for a new owner. His longtime manager, Bryton Rentschler, was ready to take on the restaurant where he’d worked for more than seven years.

Tue
12
Jun

Pearl Lamphier-Dunkel


Pearl Lamphier-Dunkel March 2, 1943 to June 2, 2018

Pearl Diane West Lamphier-Dunkel, 75, of Strawberry Point passed away June 2, 2018, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. Pearl was born March 2, 1943, to Orville and Ruby (Bark) West in Clayton County, Highland Township, Iowa. She graduated from Elkader High School in 1961.

She married Garry Lamphier on July 15, 1961. They made their home in Center Point, Iowa. The couple had two sons.  Opening their home up to the neighborhood children, she was known for her cooking, babysitting, and Friday night pizza. They later divorced. 

Tue
12
Jun

Dairy banquet honors


Front Row: 2018-2019 Alt. Junior Dairyman: Kody Moeller, 2018-2019 Junior Dairyman: Blake Hunt, 2018-2019 Little Miss Squirt: Crystal Goodrich, 2018-2019 Alt. Little Miss Squirt: Jennifer Smith. Back Row: 2017-2018 Alt. Iowa Dairy Princess: Josie Buddenburg, 2018-2019 Alt. Clayton County Dairy Princess: Tess Hilgerson, 2017-2018 Clayton County Dairy Princess: Brianna Lucey

The 2018 Clayton County Dairy Banquet was held April 6 in Elkader. Following is a list of special honors and awards presented that evening.

Scholarship Winners:

This is the second year the Clayton Co. Dairy Promotion Committee has offered scholarships to support our county’s youth education beyond high school. 

Brianna Lucey and Cody Mueller each received a $500 scholarship:

Tue
12
Jun

Elkader clinic adds new veterinarian


Dr. Sarah Balik is the newest addition to the Elkader Veterinary Clinic staff. She is an Iowa State graduate who recently practiced in Fredricksburg.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Sarah Balik had her sights set on medical school when it occurred to her that working with four-legged patients was really what she wanted to do. 

Tue
12
Jun

Kuehls honored for dairy promotion


Treats owners Ron and Mary Kuehl received a Dairy Best award for their use of dairy products.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

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rowing up in Northeast Iowa, Ron Kuehl dreamed of owning an ice cream shop. No particular reason—he just thought scooping cold treats for customers would be great fun.

Thu
07
Jun

Sherry Whitford

Sherry Kay Whitford, 53, of Saint Peters, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from complications associated with multiple myeloma cancer (diagnosed in 2013) at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. Sherry was born in Cedar Rapids, IA on December 4, 1964, to Vernon W. Shaw, Jr. and Karen Mae (Stroschein) Shaw. She graduated from Central Community High School in Elkader, Iowa in 1983. During her lifetime, Sherry lived in many places including: Iowa, New Hampshire, Canada, Michigan, Illinois, and Missouri.
Sherry was united in marriage with Bradley T. Whitford on February 18, 1989, in Elkader, Iowa. Two children were born to this union, Emily Ann and Wesley Nolan.

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