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Art by the River Fine Art Festival & Workshop this Saturday, June 3


Generous sponsorships from local businesses allowed Guttenberg Gallery & Creativity Center to advertise this Saturday's art festival in print, television, radio, and three billboards placed in Guttenberg, Holy Cross, and Dyersville. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Guttenberg Gallery & Creativity Center will hold the first annual Art by the River Fine Art Festival & Workshop this Saturday, June 3, at Ingleside Park in Guttenberg. The free event will showcase the work of area artists and will offer workshops, live music and food all day long. Billboards, television and radio ads have been visible throughout the month of May, and organizers expect a good turn out on Saturday.

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31
May

City council mulls future of city manager position

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council, meeting in special session on May 22, approved a budget amendment for the current fiscal year and discussed the future of the now-vacant city manager position.

On hand for the meeting were Mayor Russ Loven, Assistant City Manager Jamie Blume, and councilmembers Steve Friedlein, Jane Parker, Virginia Saeugling, Fred Schaub and Austin Greve.

City manager vacancy

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May

Fredrick E. Kuehl

Fredrick Earl Kuehl or as one of the many nicknames he had: the "Fredster", "Fast Freddy", "Skipper", or "Earl, " 46, of Albert Lea, Minn., formerly of Garnavillo and Clayton, passed away suddenly on May 16, 2017, at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon.

Visitation was Tuesday, May 23, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo. Funeral services followed the visitation at the funeral home, conducted by Rev. Hillary Burns-Kite.

Interment will be private.

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May

Ronnie L. Schlueter

Ronnie L. Schlueter, 75, of Wauzeka, Wis., passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Visitation was Thursday, May 11, at the Garrity Funeral Home, Prairie du Chien, Wis.

Funeral services were Friday, May 12, at St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish, Prairie du Chien, Wis., conducted by Rev. James Weighner.

Burial was in the Wauzeka Cemetery in Wauzeka, Wis.

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May

Mildred M. Meyer

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in the comfort of her own home, with the love of her children by her side and the smell of coffee brewing and food cooking in the kitchen, Mildred Anna “Millie” Meyer, 92, of Dubuque was called by God to join her family, friends, and husband, Melvin, in Heaven.

Visitation was Sunday, May 21, at Eglehof, Siegert and Casper Funeral Homes and Cremation, Dubuque.

Funeral services were Monday, May 22, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Dubuque, conducted by Rev. Steven Rosonke and Rev. Michael Schueller.

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17
May

River of Music series returns

Umbrella Arts leaders are pleased to announce sponsors for the 2017 River of Music season.  For the fourth consecutive summer, free concerts will be held in Ingleside Park on Friday evenings, 6-8 p.m., beginning June 2 and running through Aug. 11.

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17
May

Farmers Market and Shop Hop

The Guttenberg Farmers Market opens for the season at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 20. In conjunction, downtown merchants are holding a "Celebrating Spring Shop Hop" to encourage shopping local and to get people out and about for spring. 

"Visit local businesses for specials and sales on May 20! Enjoy the day with friends and family and support small business in Guttenberg," said Chamber Director Emily Sadewasser. 

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May

Forestry mulching business clears unwanted brush, trees


Wille and his son, Sawyer, relocated to Guttenberg in 2015 after the death of Wille's wife, Lisa. Wille changed careers and started the new forestry mulching business, Wille Greenspace. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

A new Guttenberg business is springing to life as the weather warms. Wille Greenspace uses specialized mobile tracked equipment to grind unwanted underbrush, invasive species, and trees to mulch at ground level, evenly distributed on site. The new business can quickly and affordably clear ATV, UTV or equestrian trails, fence lines, shooting lanes and field perimeters, as well as improve forest stands and wildlife habitats. 

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17
May

NEICAC celebrates community action month


NEICAC board members representing Clayton County, from left, are Wendy Shea and Kari Harbaugh. Not pictured is board member Ron McCartney. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

In Clayton County, there are over 800 households and more than 2,000 people living below poverty level. More than a quarter of that population is under the age of 17. Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC), a private nonprofit, has been serving these members of Clayton County since 1968. NEICAC celebrates National Community Action Month in May by sharing its stories and successes. 

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May

Verla Bente

Verla May Fern Bente, 71, of Garnavillo, died at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Visitation was Tuesday, May 16, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home in Garnavillo and one hour before services at the church. 

Funeral services were Wednesday, May 17, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Pastor Gary Hatcher.

Interment was at the Garnavillo City Cemetery.

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