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Royalty crowned, awards presented at annual Clayton County Pork Producers banquet


Front from left are 2015-2016 Little Miss Pigtail Amelya Weigand; 2016-2017 Pork Princess Macie Weigand; 2016-2017 Pork Queen Megan Glawe; 2016-2017 Little Miss Pigtail Emme Wikner and 2015-2016 Pork Queen Chaun'te Drahn. (Press photo by Melissa Spielbauer Combs)

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Melissa Spielbauer-Combs

The annual Clayton County Pork Producers banquet was held Saturday, Sept. 10, at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader and featured the presentation of awards and the crowning of the new queen.

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Sep

Family reunion of Olympic proportion


From left are the champions of the Elsinger family Olympic games representing their teams: Andrew Spickerman, silver, Cheryl Steadman, gold, and Steve Elsinger, bronze. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

The festivities in Rio may have ended, but the Olympic spirit is still alive in one Guttenberg family. The Elsingers held their family reunion this summer with yet another unique, themed party that has come to characterize their gatherings. In attendance were Marge Elsinger of Guttenberg and her children, Gina Dahlstrom-Osburn, Steve Elsinger and Jody Dahlstrom of Guttenberg, Leslie Schmelzer and Angela Spickerman of Maquoketa, Renee Burns of Strawberry Point, Lonnie Dahlstrom of Dubuque, and Cheryl Steadman of Virgina, as well as honorary sibling Jenny Elsinger of Georgia and significant others, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

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Sep

Vet's Field will see new concession stand this fall


The concession stand at Vet’s Field in Guttenberg no longer serves its purpose for the youth league games played at the field. It will be replaced with volunteer labor in October. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

In 1997, a used concession stand was pulled north from Dyersville to Veteran’s Field in Guttenberg. After almost two decades of use, the structure is in disrepair and no longer meets food safety standards – so a group of local volunteers have decided to take action.

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Sep

Bruce Moser

Bruce Moser, 66 of Guttenberg, passed away on Sept. 7, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospital of a sudden illness surrounded by his family.

Visitation was Sunday, Sept. 11, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

A private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Bruce was born on Sept. 5, 1950, in Guttenberg, the son of Clyde and Fern (Wachendorf) Moser.           

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Sep

Vernon L. Cherne

Vernon Lee Cherne, 72, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at his residence.

Visitation was Monday, Sept. 5, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 6, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Interment was at St, Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

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Sep

Marguerite S. Berns

Marguerite Sylvia Berns, 99, of Guttenberg, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital.

Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 12, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, was in charge of arrangements.

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Sep

Jacob R. Hagen

Jacob Richard Hagen, 23, passed away on Aug. 18, 2016, at home after losing a hard fought battle with addiction.

A celebration of life was held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, Clifton Park, N.Y.

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Sep

Ronald John Kephart

Ronald John Kephart joined his Lord and Savior in heaven on Sept. 1, 2016.

Visitation was Thursday, Sept. 8, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 9 at the funeral home.

Burial was in the Clayton Cemetery. 

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Sep

Matthew A. Gentz

Matthew Allan Gentz, 35, of Guttenberg, went home to be with the Lord, Sept. 6, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospital.

Private gravesite services will be Saturday, Sept. 17, at 11:00 a.m. at the Edgewood Cemetery.

A celebration of life is being planned at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Elkader at a later date.

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Sep

Being Mortal discussion Sept. 13

A panel discussion on Dr. Atul Gawande’s book, Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Happens in the End, will be held on  Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. at the Eagle Ridge Independent and Assisted Living meeting room, 1329 Acre Street. Food will be provided.

The panel will consist of Dr. Andrew Smith, Pastor Penny Hansel, Nancy Heitman, BSN and Stephens Minister, Julie Fagner of Crossing Rivers Hospice, and Dr. Dan Mansfield, surgeon at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. 

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