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Wed
21
Jan

7 ways to tell a story


Nathan Fitzgerald, Luke Orr, Laren Lenth and Keaton Lane look at the Titanic “artifacts” created by Kayla Kramer.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

 

 A group of Central students last week showed just how creative they could get when told to select a research topic and then use seven genre, 1,500 words and 10 sources to explain it. 

Wed
21
Jan

Luana plant expanding

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Wed
21
Jan

Businesses, volunteers honored


Dave Brown and Forest Brown (not pictured), of Brown’s Sales & Leasing, accepted Business of the Year honors Monday night at the Elkader Annual Community banquet.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Three men with a shared vision for a whitewater course in Elkader Monday night were honored for their volunteer efforts in making that vision a reality. 

Wed
14
Jan

New 9th hour getting high marks

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Wed
14
Jan

Delay or Cancel?

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Sub-zero temps, high winds and snow last week caused school delays and cancellations across the state, including Elkader where Central Schools had two late starts and one cancellation.

Tue
06
Jan

Gnagy retires after 42 years


John Gnagy has retired after more than 40 years practicing law in Elkader.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

 

Tue
23
Dec

Historic clock repaired


Rory DeMesy is shown with the restored clock mechanism for the Clayton County Courthouse clock.

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Tue
23
Dec

Volga residents share holiday memories

 

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

Amid the hustling and bustling of this holiday season, the following Volga residents took time out to reminisce on their favorite Christmas memories

Tue
23
Dec

Branstad's decision lacks local support

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Governor Terry Branstad has demanded a later start date for schools statewide, a move that one local administrator believes lacks widespread support.

Wed
17
Dec

Chocolate, PB cookie takes top honors


Jeran Cook measures flour under the watchful eye of Spencer Bries.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The irresistible combination of peanut butter and chocolate gave Debbie Walz’ Central High School foods students a clear winner in the Register’s first-ever Holiday Cookie Contest. 

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