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Donald R. Kann

Donald Robert Kann, 90, of Guttenberg, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Funeral services were Friday, March 4, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. Visitation was before services at the funeral home.

Interment was at Kann-St. Michael Cemetery, rural Guttenberg.

Don was born the fifth child of Gregory and Anna (Miller) Kann, Jan. 12, 1926, on the family farm near Guttenberg.

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Rock and Roll on the River April 9 at Lakeside Ballroom

By Shelia Tomkins

Tickets are now on sale for the Rock and Roll on the River Show to be held Saturday, April 9, at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. The evening will feature music from the golden era of rock and roll.

This year's headliners are the Midwest Rock N Soul Revue  featuring a soup performance by Maurice Walker-Jules and an Elvis tribute by Eddie Simpson; local favorites Backwater and special guest Carl Thompson.

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Being Mortal is book discussion topic set for April 26


Dr. Andrew Smith will be a member of the panel discussion on April 26 on the book Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gwande. Books are now available at the Guttenberg Public Library and from other sources. (Photo submitted)

A timely book discussion and panel discussion is happening in Guttenberg. Dr. Atul Gawande’s book, Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Happens in the End, is available to the public for reading in preparation for a panel discussion of the book on  Tuesday, April 26, at Eagle Ridge Independent and Assisted Living in Guttenberg, at a time to be announced at a later date.  

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Railroad to close crossings at Pryam and Herder Streets


Canadian Pacific Railroad plans to close Guttenberg crossings at Herder and Pryam Streets in exchange for 2016 maintenance on the Schiller Street crossing. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Guttenberg city officials announced last week that two railroad crossings are scheduled for closure in 2016. Pryam Street, on the north side of the city near a lot owned by Kann Manufacturing, and Herder Street, which runs between St. Mary School and Kuempel True Value, will no longer be through streets from River Park Drive to Highway 52. 

“The crossings for closure are chosen from a list that Canadian Pacific Railroad would like to close,” said City Manager Mary Willett.  

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Landowners comment on proposed mining rezoning


The committee for mining impact research heard from landowners at their recent meeting in Elkader. The next meeting is scheduled for March 17. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The third meeting of the group studying the impact of mine expansion in Clayton County was held Thursday, March 3, at the Clayton County Office Building in Elkader. Committee members Susi Nehls, Anne Osmondson, Tom Blake, Roy Blair, Jack Knight and Mike Finnegan were in attendance and participated in discussions with the four landowners petitioning for zoning changes to allow mining on their properties.

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Ann Hayes

Ann Hayes, 62, of Dubuque passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at home.

Friends may greet the family from 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1701 Rhomberg Ave., Dubuque, and from 8:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hoffmann Schneider and Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Road, Dubuque.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, conducted by Rev. Kyle Digmann.

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Pamela S. Freitag

Pamela Sue (Johnson) Freitag, 54, passed away at Central Community Hospital on Feb. 23, 2016, after battling a life-long illness. 

Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 25, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour before services at the church on Friday.

Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 26, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader, conducted by Rev. Donna Buckman.

Interment was at East Side Cemetery, Elkader.

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Jim Kuempel

Jim Kuempel of Guttenberg passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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Delores M. Klemp

Delores Mae Klemp, 91, of Guttenberg, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 27, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at Garnavillo Community Cemetery, Garnavillo.

Arrangement were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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Leona “Fern” Fischer

Leona “Fern” Fischer, 96, of Garnavillo, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, after short illness.

Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 25, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 26, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Garnavillo.

Interment was at Garnavillo Community Cemetery.

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