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Wed
20
Oct

Candidates seek Mayor and Hospital Board seats


Fred Schaub

Dr. Stephanie Radabaugh

Sue Osterhaus

By Caroline Rosacker

Guttenberg city councilman Fred Schaub, whose term expires Jan. 1, seeks to fill the mayoral vacancy. Dr. Stephanie Radabaugh and incumbent Sue Osterhaus are running unopposed for two hospital board seats. Each elected official will serve four years.

Mayoral candidate 

Wed
20
Oct

Local Scout leaders attend Wood Badge Training


Scout leaders from left, Dr. Scott Scherer, Robert Kies and Shane Cline attended Wood Badge Training at Camp C.S. Klaus. The men worked on teaching skills, problem solving, team building, conflict resolution and created a network of Scout leaders and resources to utilize for event and project planning. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

In 2019, Scout leaders Shane Cline, Robert Kies, and Dr. Scott Scherer attended Wood Badge Training at Camp C. S. Klaus located northwest of Colesburg. The camp is owned by the Northeast Iowa Council of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Shane Cline 

Scoutmaster Troop 40

Wed
20
Oct

City council accepts property bid

By Shelia Tomkins

At the monthly meeting on Oct. 11, the Guttenberg city council accepted a bid on the Bender property, acted on the resignation of Community Vitality Director Emily Yaddof, and moved forward on other property requests.

Mayor Bill Frommelt led council members Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling, Jane Parker and Mick Pierce through the evening's agenda. City manager Denise Schneider was also present. 

Wed
13
Oct

Six candidates seek three Clayton Ridge school board seats


Jessica Bittner

Sam Brandt

Steve Dikkers

Michael Finnegan

Chris Meier

Jason Reimer

By Caroline Rosacker

Six candidates will vie for three Clayton Ridge School Board seats in the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Elected school board members will serve a four-year terms. Incumbents are Michael Finnegan and Jason Reimer. 

Sam Brandt

Wed
13
Oct

Estes Point flag meeting draws large crowd


“Save Old Glory” A large crowd of concerned citizen were in attendance at a meeting held on Oct. 6 to discuss the U. S. flag that is currently flown at Turkey River Mounds State Preserve, commonly known as Estes Point. Above center, Elaine Biermann, "Save Old Glory" spokesperson, visited with IA-DNR and legal representatives prior to the start of the meeting. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

A meeting to discuss the United States flag that is currently flown at Turkey River Mounds State Preserve, commonly known as Estes Point, located 4.5 miles southeast of Guttenberg, was held on Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the north gazebo in Ingleside Park 

Wed
06
Oct

Five candidates vie for three Guttenberg city council seats


Steve Bahls

Michelle Geuder

Mark Herman

Mandy Ludovissy

Virginia Saeugling

By Caroline Rosacker

Five candidates will vie for three Guttenberg city council seats in the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Incumbent Virginia Saeugling is the only council member seeking re-election. Each elected council member will serve a four-year term.

Steve Bahls 

Wed
06
Oct

Absentee voting for upcoming election

Clayton County voters interested in voting absentee for the Nov. 2nd city/school election may file request forms with the Clayton County Auditor’s Office. 

The new legislation has shortened the number of days that the Auditor’s Office may have ballots available for absentee voting. Voters now have 20 days to vote absentee either by mail or in-person rather than 29 days.

Wed
29
Sep

Heritage Society bridal fashion show & luncheon


Eva Dempster, Clayton Ridge Drill Team member, models a wedding gown worn on Oct. 6, 2018 for the wedding of Crystal Krapfl Bailey. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Guttenberg Heritage Society requests the honor of your presence at "Her Story," a bridal fashion show and luncheon featuring bridal gowns throughout the decades. 

Wed
29
Sep

Mossy Glen Preserve research project


Fall hikers visiting Mossy Glen State Preserve will enjoy colorful blue asters and yellow goldenrod species. Autumn is also a good time to look for Dutchman's Pipe – white flowering plants that survive by parasitizing soil fungi. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Research biologist Dr. William Norris, Professor of Biology at Western New Mexico University in Silver City N.M., has spent the last 26 years conducting a research project at Mossy Glen State Preserve, an 80-acre paradise located six miles northwest of Edgewood in Clayton County. 

Wed
29
Sep

Fatal school bus accident in Guttenberg

A Guttenberg woman died at the scene after being hit by a school bus on Thursday morning, Sept. 23, near St. Mary's School in Guttenberg.

According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, Judy Puls, 66, was crossing the street at approximately 7:50 a.m. when she was struck by a school bus driven by Ronnie Moser, 73. The bus was turning south from Herder Street onto South Second Street. Students from St. Mary's and Clayton Ridge school district were on the bus at the time.

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