Clayton County Register

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12
May

Girls are first at conference meet


Central’s Kinsey Juergens, right, hands off to Haley Schroeder in the 4x400 relay. Central finished second in the relay. Schroeder finished first in 800 meters, setting a school record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team finished first at the Upper Iowa Conference championship May 8. Following are the results for the top 10 finishes:

Mon
12
May

Students talk about life after Central


These six Central seniors have big plans for the future. They are, back row, left to right: Breanna Elvers, Beau Fischer and Sam Hilgerson; middle row: Robin Rochleau and Samantha Tschirgi; and front: Kimmy Cleary. Register photo by Pam Reinig

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Six members of Central’s Class of 2014 took time from busy school, sports and work schedules to talk about the journey that will end Sunday with graduation and the journey that will begin after their diplomas are in hand.

Kimmy Cleary

Mon
12
May

Students talk about life after Central

By Pam Reinig, Register Editor

Six members of Central’s Class of 2014 took time from busy school, sports and work schedules to talk about the journey that will end Sunday with graduation and the journey that will begin after their diplomas are in hand.

Kimmy Cleary

Mon
05
May

Volga woman hosts six exchanges


Exchange student Kamilla Bonnesen, left, attended a Vikings football game with her host mom Lori Coonfare, Volga.

 

By Kim Hurley

Volga Correspondent

 

Mon
05
May

William “Bill” White

 

William Charles “Bill” White, 83, of Elkader, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Elkader Care Center. Bill was born August 7, 1930, in Highland Park, MI, to Clyde and Martha (Shea) White, and he was baptized there. Within his first year of life, the family moved to the family farm in rural Elkader. In 1941, they moved to Dubuque. Bill was confirmed and attended Loras Academy while living there. The family lived in Dubuque until 1948, when they moved back to the family farm. He served honorably in the United States Navy, from 1955 to 1957. 

Mon
05
May

Mager service

 

Lora L. Mager, 58, of Elkader, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the 1st Baptist Church in Dunkerton, Iowa. Interment will follow at  Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton, Iowa Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour before services at the church on Friday.

Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left with www.leonardfuneralhomes.com.

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05
May

Joseph Becker

 

Joseph B. Becker, 84, rural Lansing, Iowa, was surrounded by his loving family when he died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at his home, not 50 feet from where he was born on August 6, 1929, to John H. and Mary (Hammell) Becker. Joseph attended country school in Churchtown for a time and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Lansing.

Joseph was united in marriage with Kathleen Mauss on May 17, 1950, at St Mary-Lycurgis. Nine children were born to this union. After nearly 46 years of marriage, Kathleen passed away on April 16, 1996. Joseph was later united in marriage to Dorothy Kurth Peterson on September 28, 2002 at Norway Lutheran Church.

Mon
05
May

Central boys place sixth at two meets

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central boys’ track team participated in the April 29 Clayton Ridge Invitational. Central placed 6th in a field of 10 teams with the following results:

Mon
05
May

Volga woman hosts six exchanges


Exchange student Kamilla Bonnesen, left, attended a Vikings football game with her host mom Lori Coonfare, Volga.

By Kim Hurley, Volga Correspondent

 

Whenever ASSE is mentioned, Lori Coonfare’s eyes sparkle, her smile widens, and her personality becomes even more bubbly. ASSE stands for American Scandinavian Student Exchange. It was established by the Swedish government in 1976 to provide student exchanges between the United States and Sweden. However, over the years, ASSE has expanded in size and scope to provide student exchanges among not only the US and Sweden; but 58 other countries as well.

Tue
29
Apr

Girls seventh at invitational

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the April 22 Wildcat Invitational. Here are the results of numbered finishes:

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