Guttenberg Press

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CR athletes transition from Eagles to Hawkeyes in football, rowing


Janelle Burr, left, and Colten Rastetter, right, are enjoying college-level athletics at the University of Iowa. (Photos submitted)

By Molly Moser

Many talented athletes graduated from Clayton Ridge High School in 2015, and two classmates are now competing on the collegiate level at the University of Iowa. Colton Rastetter, son of Julie and Thor Rastetter of Guttenberg, has been a part of an undefeated season for the Hawkeye football team. Janelle Burr, daughter of Raynelle and James Burr of Guttenberg, joined the Iowa rowing team when she started school this fall. 

Wed
11
Nov

Duane D. Weyant

Duane Don Weyant, 85, of Edgewood, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

Visitation was Sunday, Nov. 8, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 9, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Edgewood, conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson.

Interment was at Edgewood Cemetery, Edgewood.

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11
Nov

Carolyn Berns

Carolyn (Klinkenberg) Berns, 76, of Saint Olaf, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation was before services at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 9, at the funeral home, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

Interment was at Garnavillo Community Cemetery, Garnavillo.

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11
Nov

William H. Walke

William Harold Walke, died Nov. 2, 2015.

Visitation was Wednesday, Nov 4, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 5, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Interment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Wed
11
Nov

Council changes waste hauler, tables electric amendment

By Shelia Tomkins

Meeting in regular session on Monday, Nov. 2, the Guttenberg chose a new contractor for residential garbage collection and tabled an electric ordinance amendment regarding underground wiring.

Mayor Russ Loven led councilmembers Virginia Saeugling, Fred Schaub, Dave Schlueter, Jane Parker and Steve Friedlein through the evening's agenda. City Manager Mary Willett and City Attorney Michael Schuster were also present.

Wed
11
Nov

Guttenberg election results

By Shelia Tomkins

In an election that saw low voter turn-out, Guttenberg voters went to the polls on Nov. 3 to choose two council members, two park board members and three hospital trustees.

Wed
11
Nov

CR superintendent: Ninja Warrior?


Superintendent Shane Wahls does some heavy lifting in preparation for applying to be America's Ninja Warrior. With a background in bodybuilding and motivational speaking, Wahls presented to Clayton Ridge students during an assembly in October. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Clayton Ridge superintendent Shane Wahls could be the next American Ninja Warrior. If his unique application is selected, he’ll be allowed to compete for the title on the NBC show, where he’ll have to complete a series of outrageous physical feats. 

Wed
11
Nov

National Geographic photographer flies overhead


National Geographic photographer George Steinmetz took this photograph of the Doug and Kathy Reimer farm. His current project is a book about food and commercial agriculture, which will give readers insights into areas many people think of as 'fly-over country.' (Photo courtesy of George Steinmetz)

By Molly Moser

Renowned journalist, photographer, and explorer George Steinmetz hovered over northeast Iowa last month, documenting the fall harvest from his motorized paraglider. He used satellite images from Google Earth to pinpoint the Guttenberg farm of Doug and Kathy Reimer on Ironwood Road as the ideal location for his photos.

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04
Nov

Irvin L. Kruse

Irvin LaVern Kruse, 77, of rural St. Olaf, died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at the Guttenberg Hospital.

Visitation was Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 4, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garnavillo.

Interment with military honors was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Clayton Center.

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04
Nov

Johnny Rogers dance Nov. 22 at Lakeside

Fans of Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, the Beatles and other music legends won't want to miss the "Buddy and Beyond" dance party on Sunday, Nov. 22, at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. 

The show and dance begin at 2 p.m., and entertainer Johnny Rogers will feature music from the golden age of rock and roll.

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