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17
Aug

Kaffee 1858 and Public House opens


Owner Sara Pattison opened Kaffee 1858 in Guttenberg earlier this month. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

A place for sharing food, drink, and conversation opened in Guttenberg this month. Kaffee 1858 and Public House is located in the historic building at 7 Schiller Street. Owner Sara Pattison subscribes to a motto quoted from Vincent Van Gogh: “In my painting of the Night Café, I’ve tried to express the idea that the café is a place where you can ruin yourself, go mad, commit crimes.” 

Wed
17
Aug

Planning and Zoning votes in favor of Pattison rezone


Many Pattison Sand Company employees attended Tuesday evening's meeting of the Clayton County Planning and Zoning Committee. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

It was standing room only at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Clayton County Planning and Zoning committee, where Mike Finnegan and Anne Osmundson were scheduled to present the finalized report of the mine reserve study group, formed in response to a request from Pattison Sand to rezone over 700 acres of land along Great River Road. The report includes recommended restrictions for mining operations should the land be rezoned. The Planning and Zoning Committee then addressed Pattison Sand Company and landowners’ requests to rezone land from A-1 to M-2 to mine underground, process, store and ship silica sand and its by-product underground.

Wed
17
Aug

Duane Pritchard

Duane Pritchard, 51, of Guttenberg, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, Wis.

Visitation was Friday, Aug. 12, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Graveside services were Saturday, Aug. 13, at Bethel Cemetery, Osterdock, conducted by Rev. Harold McMillin.

Duane was born in Elkader on Sept. 1, 1964, the son of Richard and Frances Pritchard.

Wed
10
Aug

Books available now at library...Being Mortal book discussion Sept. 13

Following a successful turn-out in April to discuss Dr. Atul Gawande’s book, Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Happens in the End, a second discussion event is being planned for September.

The book is now available to the public for reading in preparation for a panel discussion on  Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. at Eagle Ridge Independent and Assisted Living meeting room, 1329 Acre Street. Food will be provided.

Wed
10
Aug

Pool committee continues to meet


Preserving the lap lanes, 13-foot diving pool, and 3-5-foot area for swimming lessons while adding a zero-depth entry feature for young children and families are among the priorities of the pool committee. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

In attendance at the Aug. 4 pool committee meeting were John Barron, Al Ullerich, MJ Smith, Deb Moser, Bec Knudtson, Molly Moser and Jane Parker. Mary Streich was absent.

Several committee members reported on a meeting they attended that morning with a new representative, Roger Schamberger, of Burbach Aquatics, where Schamberger stated that the city is legally bound to Burbach for five years from July of 2014, the last time the city requested a service from them. 

Wed
10
Aug

Back to school with new programs and new faces


Summer staff help unload brand new Wenger instrument storage lockers for the high school band in preparation for the new school year. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

While students have been enjoying summer vacation, staff at Clayton Ridge have been preparing for the coming school year. Custodial staff, the business manager and superintendent, and principals have been working vigorously throughout the summer months. “Summer really is all about gearing up for the upcoming year, and so we’re making sure all the requisitions are approved and ordered to have the necessary curriculum and materials that the teachers need to start on day one; we’re doing data collection on the year past, and state reporting is due,” said superintendent Shane Wahls.

Wed
10
Aug

Willett accepts settlement offer

By Shelia Tomkins

Former City Manager Mary Willett last week accepted a settlement offer approved by the city council at its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 8. 

Willett resigned at a special council meeting on July 18. The motion to accept her resignation provided for six months of health insurance coverage and four months of salary, with details to be worked out between Willett's attorney and Assistant City Attorney Jim Garrett.

Wed
03
Aug

Michael R. Duwe

Michael Richard Duwe, 51, of Garnavillo, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at his home of a massive heart attack.

Visitation was Sunday, July 31, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 1, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Wed
03
Aug

Arvid “Bud” Voshell

Arvid “Bud” Voshell, 77, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City.

Visitation was Saturday, July 30, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. Memorial services followed at the funeral home, conducted by Rev. Penny Hansel.

Inurnment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Wed
03
Aug

Clayton County Fair offers food, music, thrills, family fun, more

By Shelia Tomkins

Clayton County's annual salute to its rural heritage, the 162nd annual Clayton County Fair, opened Tuesday for a week-long run of family-focused events ranging from  livestock shows, to free midway rides, live entertainment, 4-H judging, great fair food and more.

Daily admission includes free parking and free grandstand entertainment. Parents will be pleased to learn that children under 12 are admitted free, and all carnival rides are free. 

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