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20
Mar

Central greenhouse - Cultivating an interest in gardening


Food Corps Service Member Katie Lower and Central student Brittnee Pash tend to plants in the Central greenhouse. Students have grown lettuce and tomatoes for the school’s salad bar.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Thanks to a growing interest in gardening and the availability of a greenhouse, Central students have been able to stock the school salad bar with leaf lettuce and cherry tomatoes during the winter months.

Tue
20
Mar

Gary Lenth

Gary Arno Lenth, 81, of Atkins, Iowa, formerly of St. Olaf, passed away on March 9, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids due to complications from surgery. He was born on February 24, 1937, to Arno and Hilda (Huebner) in St. Olaf, Iowa. Gary graduated from Elkader School in 1954. He farmed with his dad until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in April, 1960. He served over in Germany and helped guard the Berlin wall. He was honorably discharged in April, 1962.

Tue
20
Mar

Donald Marmann

Donald Dean Marmann, 84, of Farmersburg. Iowa died March 12, 2018 at Central Community Hospital in Elkader, Iowa. Don was born at the rural Guttenberg home of his parents, Raymond and Pearl (Taake) Marmann on November 3, 1933. He was baptized and confirmed March 25, 1956 at the Evangelical and Reformed Church in Elkader by Rev. Paul Kitterer. Don received his education in rural country schools in Clayton County, acquiring his GED while in the military. Don was drafted into the service during the Korean War on June 9, 1953, receiving his honorable discharge on April 20, 1955, having spent most of his time in Germany.After returning home, he farmed for a while with his father and brother, Allan Dale.

Tue
20
Mar

Elfrieda Bromelkamp

Elfrieda “Effie” Ann Bromelkamp, 90, of Monona, Iowa died Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Elfrieda Ann was born June 22, 1927 to William and Christine (Horns) Mohr in Elkader, Iowa. She graduated from Elkader High School in 1945.

Effie was united in marriage with Donald Bromelkamp on September 27, 1952 at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader, Iowa. Two children were born to this union. During their early married life, they farmed south of Monona. After moving to town, Effie worked for H. Leslie Leas as the bookkeeper for several years, then worked at Union State Bank until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling with the Heritage Club, listening and dancing to Country Music and spending time with family.

Tue
13
Mar

Moser Pharmacy - Business owners announce retirement


Jay and Kay Moser have sold their pharmacy to a Manchester couple who own stores in Strawberry Point and Sumner.

By Pam Reing

Register Editor

For more than 100 years, there’s been a pharmacy at the corner of Main and Cedar Streets in downtown Elkader. And for nearly 30 years, Jay and Kay Moser have been its owners. But that’s about to change. The building will remain a pharmacy but it will soon be under new ownership and new pharmacists will be standing behind its familiar raised counter.

Tue
13
Mar

WAITLIST IN PLACE FOR MEALS

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Budget uncertainties mean some senior citizens in Clayton County won’t get free meals delivered to their homes.

According to Greg Zars, Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging, a waitlist is in effect for the “meals on wheels” program until the agency learns how much of their current budget has to be returned to the state.

Tue
13
Mar

Margaret Croal

Margaret Jean (Bare) Croal, 84, of Independence, IA died Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center’s West Campus in Independence, IA. 

Tue
13
Mar

Ivanelle Fishel

Ivanelle Fishel 94, of Elkader, passed away peacefully March 5, 2018, at the Elkader Care Center. Ivanelle Dorothea Wilhelmina Fishel was born February 23, 1924, in Volga Township, the daughter of Ferdinand and Ella (Wilke) Meenan. She received her education to the eighth grade at the Communia Country School. She was a lifetime member of Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader.

Tue
06
Mar

Central Schools Students make impressive gains in reading


As they read sentences together, Avery Fette and Zoe Armstrong place red chips on any digraphs they encounter. A digraph is a combination of letters that represent a single sound like the “ph” in telephone.

Central second graders give a “thumbs up” when a pair of words rhymes and a “thumbs down” when the pair doesn’t rhyme.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

C

entral’s youngest students are snapping and tapping their way to stronger reading skills using a multi-sensory program that helps them make connections between sounds and words. 

Tue
06
Mar

IOWA IS TOPS IN THE NATION

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Iowa made national headlines last week after securing the top spot on the “Best States” rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The magazine called Iowa the “best in the nation when it comes to infrastructure, healthcare, opportunity and education.” Last year, Iowa placed sixth.

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