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Wed
23
Nov

ELKADER CHIEF TO RETIRE

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Elkader Police Chief Marvin Duff will retire in January. Duff’s “intent to retire” was accepted by the Elkader City Council during a regular meeting last Monday. Duff joined the department in 2001. The Council will consider a timeline for Duff’s replacement at its next meeting. City Administrator Jennifer Cowsert hopes to have the hiring process completed by late February or early March.

Fri
18
Nov

Holiday Countdown - A new twist on stocking stuffers


Delaney Scherf organizes some of the toiletries that St. Joseph youth used last year in their holiday project. The kids stuffed and delivered about 400 pairs of socks.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Editor’s note: As the holidays approach, we will endeavor to share uplifting stories with our readers. If you have an idea for an article, please contact us.

St. Joseph youth are leading an effort this month that gives new meaning to the term “stocking stuffers.”

Fri
18
Nov

RISE APARTMENTS ALMOST READY

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

“Home for the holidays” will take on a special meaning for a group of folks who will soon be moving into one of eight units in a new apartment complex near downtown Elkader. Owned by RISE, the units have been rented to five RISE clients who are able to live independently and three non-clients. RISE Executive Director Ed Josten sees the mix as a win-win for everyone.

Wed
02
Nov

STATE CHAMPS—AGAIN!


Central girls’ cross-country coach Mark Bauder is embraced by two runners, Ciera Deitchler and Ashley Funk, as the team repeats as state champs. Story and more photos in the Clayton County Register.
Wed
02
Nov

Decision 2016 - Two square off for District 55 seat


Michael Bergan

Pat Ritter

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

The Register concludes its series of feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which appear in Q/A format, have been complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

Wed
02
Nov

HOSPITAL HAS NEW CEO


Brooke Kensinger, left, has been hired to succeed Fran Zichal as the CEO at Central Community Hospital.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

When Fran Zichal ends her nearly 40-year career at Central Community Hospital on December 31, she’ll walk away from her job knowing that she’s left it in good hands. Her successor, Brooke Kensinger, has the experience, drive and enthusiasm to continue the great work Fran started in 1978.

Wed
26
Oct

Decision 2016 - Three candidates for Senate 28 seat


Michael Breitbach

Troy Hageman

Jan Heikes

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The Register continues its series of feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which appear in Q/A format, have been complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

Wed
19
Oct

Decision 2016 - Two vie for Iowa House District 56


Kristi Hager

Patti Ruff

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The Register continues its series of feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which appear in Q/A format, have been complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

Wed
19
Oct

HARLEY HANDS OFF BUSINESS


Harley Reichart (seated) has sold his business to Craig Fisher, left. The business also employes Jeremy Fangman, Jane Kuennen, and Eric Kovac.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

After servicing area homes and businesses for 35 years, Harley Reichart sold his Central Plumbing & Heating business to Craig Fisher last January 11. Fisher previously worked at businesses in Cedar Rapids and Center Point.

“I still go down to the shop,” Reichart said. “I’m still going out and doing job estimates.”

Tue
11
Oct

Decision 2016 - Three-way race for supervisor seat


Steve Doeppke

Joleen Jansen

Ray Peterson

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Over the next few weeks, the Register will feature articles on candidates in key county and state government races. The articles, which will appear in Q/A format, will be complied using the exact answers given by the candidates to our questions. 

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