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Location still to be decided for public art project

By Molly Moser

Guttenberg was one of 15 towns chosen to participate in an Our Town grant from the National Endowment of the Arts awarded to Northeast Iowa RC&D, leading to the recent discussion of where to place a large sculpture within Guttenberg’s city parks. 

Wed
12
Jul

Additional info from pool committee

Note: Following a presentation by members of the Guttenberg Wave of the Future pool committee at the city council meeting on July 3, the committee passed along additional information addressing community concerns.

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The Pool Committee’s research over the last three years also looked at the following two questions.

1. Why can’t the current pool just be fixed?

Wed
12
Jul

Pool committee speaks to council

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council, at its regular monthly meeting on July 3, heard a presentation from the swimming pool committee.

Mayor Russ Loven led council  members Steve Friedlein, Jane Parker, Virginia Saeugling, Fred Schaub and Austin Greve through the agenda. Assistant City Manager Jamie Blume was also in attendance.

Pool committee presentation

Wed
12
Jul

Troesters to be honored during July 14 Relay for Life


Fran and Al Troester, both cancer survivors and caregivers, are very involved with the American Cancer Society in northeast Iowa. They will be honored at the opening ceremonies of the July 14 Clayton County Relay for Life. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Guttenberg residents Fran and Al Troester have been chosen as the honorary survivors and caregivers for the the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clayton County to be held July 14 at the Clayton County Fairgrounds in National. 

Wed
12
Jul

Violent intruder drill helps prepare for the worst


Students who played gunshot victims during the drill were removed from the school building and cared for by the Garnavillo EMS team. Visible at left is a student with an occlusive bandage on a chest wound, and at right is a student with a bullet wound in the abdomen. Both students were given basic first aid by their classmates while still in the school. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Barricading doors and applying tourniquets isn’t your typical middle school classroom lesson, but for Clayton Ridge students, it’s become second nature. During a violent intruder drill on Saturday, July 8, 50 students and teachers participated in an exercise that could potentially save their lives and the lives of others in an active shooter situation.

Wed
12
Jul

Janis K. Cook

Janis Kay Cook, 71, of Guttenberg, died Monday, July 3, 2017, at the Great River Care Center in McGregor.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 8, in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa, conducted by Rev. Derek Sellars. Visitation was before services at the funeral chapel.

Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, near Leighton.

Wed
12
Jul

Jane Lechner

Jane Lechner, 83, of Guttenberg, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital on Monday, July 3, 2017.

Visitation was Friday, July 7, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 8, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello.

Wed
12
Jul

Robert J. Hoffman

Robert John Hoffman, 63, died on July 2, 2017, at his home in Guttenberg.

A private celebration of life is planned for a later date. 

Wed
12
Jul

Mildred C. Schutte

Mildred Catherine (Barrier) Solomon Schutte died peacefully on June 22, 2017, in American Fork, Utah. Affectionately known as Millie, she was born in the Council Bluffs area on Oct. 28, 1931, having two brothers, Darrel (Georgine) Barrier and Arlen (Joyce) Barrier.

Millie married John Solomon and they had three children, Steve (Cindy) Solomon, Sheril Rawle, and Dan Solomon. Preceded in death by her husband, John, she later married Jim Schutte. She has four grandchildren, Andi (Justin) Lym, Luke Lym, Eric (Vanessa) Solomon, and Audra (Steve) Simons; and six great-grandchildren, Kanyon, Blayke, Bristol, and Jennalee Lym, and Tyler and Ethan Simons.

Wed
12
Jul

Jeffrey A. Swisher

Happy 60th Birthday in Heaven. Jeffrey Allen Swisher of Wheaton, Ill., formerly of Garnavillo, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Feb. 3, 2017, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer. His family was by his side. 

To honor Jeff’s life, memorial services were held at Christ Community Church, Geneva, Ill., on Feb. 11, conducted by his longtime friend and pastor, Mike Hurn. Funeral services were also held Feb. 19, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

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