Guttenberg Press

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Jean L. Fredrick

Jean Louise Fredrick, 89, of Waverly, and formerly of West Branch, Farmersburg, Stanley, Garnavillo and Grundy Center died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community.

Visitation will be held at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly on Sunday, June 14, where the family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 15, at Bartels Good Shepherd Chapel in Waverly.

Burial will follow at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly.

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Jun

Don G. Henkels

Don Gerard Henkels, 51, of Monona, formerly of Garnavillo, died on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, after a two year battle with cancer, at the Elkader Care Center in Elkader.

Visitation was Monday, June 8, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Monona, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Tuesday, June 9, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Monona, conducted by Rev. Daniel Knipper.

Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery in Garnavillo.

Wed
03
Jun

Eagles claim state champion titles!


The Clayton Ridge High School track and field competitors captured state titles at the Iowa State Track and Field competition held in Des Moines, with the girls team winning the Class 2A championship and Ryan Moser taking first in Class 2A shot put and Jasmine Staebler taking first place in Class 2A 800-meter. Front from left are Coach Wes Baier, Jasmine Staebler, Hope Heitman, Nicole Breitbach, Blake Smith, Jaderial Staebler and Coach Angela Cook; standing, Coach Nick Brown, Eric Ihde, Taylor Schaefers, Haley Heitman, Ryan Moser, Erica Armstrong, Elayna Simon and Coach Tom Krall. More photo coverage inside. (Press photo by Bruce Thein)
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Jun

View the new clubhouse June 6 at Guttenberg Golf and Country Club

By Molly Moser

The Guttenberg Golf and Country Club will hold a grand opening for its new clubhouse this Saturday, June 6, from 10:00 a.m. to close. There will be food and drink specials all day, as well as new and used Harris golf cars on display for sale. Music by The After Party will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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Jun

Rockin' on the River Friday, July 3


GD&T's annual Stars and Stripes Celebration is an event for the whole family, including games for children and entertainment for adults. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Molly Moser

A theme has been chosen for Guttenberg Development & Tourism’s annual Stars and Stripes Celebration. This year, parade floats and entertainment will center around the idea “Rockin’ on the River.” Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, in the park along the river and will carry on throughout the evening, concluding with Guttenberg’s traditional fireworks over the Mississippi River after the sun sets behind the bluff.

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03
Jun

Purple martins fly 4000 miles to Schiller St. apartment


Five purple martins keep a watchful eye on the camera from their apartment on Schiller Street in Guttenberg. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Long-time River Park Drive business owner Barbara (Kann) Leitgen brought a request to last month’s park board meeting. She presented plans for a purple martin house, one she’d like to see in the park across from her building on the 500 block of South River Park Drive. 

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03
Jun

Lavern F. Petsche

Lavern F. Petsche, 91, of Dyersville, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque after a brief illness.

Visitation was Wednesday, May 27, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. 

Funeral services were Thursday, May 28, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville, conducted by Rev. Dennis Quint.

Burial was in St. Francis Cemetery.

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Jun

Leonard H. Adams

Leonard Henry Adams, husband of Arleen Adams, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Houston, Texas at the age of 93.

Visitation and funeral services were Friday, May 29, at the Linwood Cemetery in the Mueller Memorial Chapel, Dubuque.

Military rites followed the service.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home of Guttenberg.

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27
May

Public art display schedule

After spending time at River Park Place and two weeks at Rivers Edge Bakery in Guttenberg, on May 19 Walley, a traveling piece of public art, checked in at the Family Resource Center for the next two weeks. Walley is a 30"x80" recycled bottle cap fish mosaic that was created under the auspices of Umbrella Arts.

Next on Walley's travel agenda is Fidelity Bank and Trust, June 2-16;  Lockmaster's House Museum, June 16-30; Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, June 30-July 14, and Garments and Goods, July 14-28.  

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May

Board approves salary increases

The Clayton Ridge School Board met in regular session on Thursday, May 14, at 7:00 p.m.    Members in attendance were Katherine Ihde, Janice Andregg, Mike Finnegan, Jason Reimer, John Heying and Christine Aulwes.  Jeff Hoffmann was absent. Also in attendance were Allan Nelson, Shane Wahls, Steve Hoff, David Schlueter, Mary Seifert, Louis Cook, Mindy Reimer and senior Jason Rolfe.

Rolfe demonstrated his final project in the computer applications class, which consisted of a Lego Mind Storm – Rubic Cube Solver. 

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