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Webster and Merrick to be honored in parade


Neil Webster entered the Air Corps a private and retired from the United States Air Force a 2nd Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years of service. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Neil Webster, 94, of Guttenberg, was selected by the Stars and Stripes committee as this year’s Super Senior. Neil will be featured in the Stars and Stripes parade, which begins at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3. 

Wed
01
Jul

Lyle L. Moser

Lyle LaVerne Moser, 65, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation was before services at the church.

Funeral services were Sunday, June 28, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Interment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Wed
24
Jun

Rita R. McBeain

Rita Rae Lodge McBeain, 82, of Clarksville, died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarksville.

Visitation was Wednesday, June 17, at the Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Clarksville, and one hour before services at the church. 

Funeral services were Thursday, June 18, at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Clarksville. conducted by Pastor Linda Myren.

Wed
24
Jun

Mary Jane Eulberg

Mary Jane Eulberg, age 87, of Anamosa, formerly of Garnavillo, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa.

Visitation was one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 20, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Interment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Garnavillo.

Wed
24
Jun

City receives two major grants for River Park Drive water project

The City of Guttenberg was recently awarded two grants totalling $300,000 for the replacement of water mains along North River Park Drive. Total estimated project cost is $380,000.

  The City was awarded a $150,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)  by the Iowa Economic Development Authority. The grant was made possible by funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through a contingency fund. 

Wed
24
Jun

Storm hits Clayton County


Storm flips semi This semi truck was flipped on its side by strong winds that accompanied a thunderstorm that passed through Clayton County on Monday morning, June 22. The driver reported that he had pulled onto the shoulder of Highway 52 just north of Millville to ride out the storm when it lifted the vehicle into the air and flipped it on its side.The driver was taken to Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and treated for what was believed to be minor injuries. More storm photos appear inside and on The Guttenberg Press Facebook page. (Press photo by Austin Greve)

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Journalist

A severe thunderstorm accompanied by high winds roared across Clayton County Monday morning, June 22. The Clayton County Dispatch Office reported its first call at 7:49 a.m. indicating flash flooding between Effigy Mounds and Marquette.  By 8:09 a.m. weather spotters were out in the northern portion of the county.

Wed
24
Jun

Friday, July 3 Stars and Stripes events

By Molly Moser

The official schedule of events has been released for GD&T's annual Stars and Stripes Celebration to be held Friday, July 3.

The first event that Friday is the Interact 5K run/walk, with registration at 8:00 a.m. in the north gazebo near the veteran's memorial. Proceeds will be matched by the Guttenberg Rotary Club and will be used to purchase a shelter box for those in need. 

Wed
24
Jun

City places new pool reconstruction on 2017 capital improvement plan; fundraising continues


After many months of meetings and discussion, it has been decided to put off repairs to the Guttenberg swimming pool until the fall of 2017, when an entirely new facility will be built. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

City Manager Mary Willett addressed members of the swimming pool committee last week regarding the ongoing planning for pool updates. “It has been determined through the long process that has transpired that the swimming pool project is on the capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city for the fall of 2017. We now know that the pool cannot be refurbished and the city will need an entirely new facility,” she said. 

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17
Jun

Rebecca A. Pfaffly

Rebecca Ann Pfaffly of Guttenberg, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Visitation was Friday, June 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg, followed by a prayer service.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, conducted by Fr. John Haugen with Fr. Marvin Bries and other priests concelebrating. 

Burial was at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Guttenberg.

Wed
17
Jun

Eunice I. Johnson

Eunice Ivanelle (Kregel) Johnson of Strawberry Point, formerly of Garnavillo, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque.

Visitation was Tuesday, June 9, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Wednesday, June 10, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Hillary Burns-Kite.

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