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Debra D. Rodenberg

Debra Dee Rodenberg, 53, of Garber, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, surrounded by her family. 

Visitation was Monday, July 1, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

There will be a private service for family and relatives.

Wed
03
Jul

Maulsby shares Iowa's culinary history and ethnic heritage


Iowa author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby presented a program on Iowa's culinary history and ethnic heritage at the Guttenberg Municipal Building on June 13. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Iowa author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby has a passion for food, farming and Iowa history. Maulsby has written three books, Images of America: Calhoun County; A Culinary History of Iowa: Sweet Corn, Pork Tenderloins, Maid-Rites and More and Images of America: Dallas County. 

Wed
03
Jul

Scherbring family is 2019 Knights of Columbus Family of the Year


The Madonna and Donald Scherbring family were recently selected as the 2019 Iowa Knights of Columbus Family of the Year during the Knights of Columbus State Convention held in Des Moines on May 4. Front from left are grandson Alex White, daughter Cindy Koehn, daughter Crystal and Brendan Seipp, granddaughters Grace, Paige, and Morgan Koehn, Donald and Madonna Scherbring, daughter Mary, Natalia and Hector Rivera; back row, Michael Koehn, State Deputy Antonio Banuelos, Kristi and son Chad Scherbring holding grandson Austin Scherbring, Malorie Klosterman, son Adam Scherbring, son Mark Scherbring, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. Not present were daughter-in-law Becky Scherbring, son and daughter-in-law Nick and Heather Scherbring. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

"Our families are our strength and the most basic foundation for the society, for catechesis and for building God's Kingdom. Strong families bring strong communities." – Knights of Columbus Supreme Council. 

Donald and Madonna Scherbring of Guttenberg and their extended family were recently honored at the Knights of Columbus State Convention held in Des Moines.

Wed
03
Jul

Celebrate our nation's birthday!

By Shelia Tomkins

Hot and humid weather has arrived in Iowa, signalling the beginning of summer and the arrival of the annual celebration of our country's birthday. Guttenberg, Garnavillo and Colesburg residents invite everyone to enjoy their parades, festivities and fireworks. 

Garnavillo's celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4, while Guttenberg and Colesburg will offer family fun and more on Saturday, July 6. Look inside for details on all the festivities.

Wed
26
Jun

School board accepts resignation of Principal Andy Peterson

The Clayton Ridge Community School board accepted the resignation of Andy Peterson, principal and athletic director, when it met in regular session on June 10.

Peterson has been employed as a principal at Clayton Ridge since 2015. He has accepted a position as principal at Carver Elementary School in Dubuque. The board also accepted the resignation of his spouse, Leeann Peterson, a teacher associate. 

Wed
26
Jun

Robert Walke

Robert “Bob” Walke, 77, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Visitation was Sunday, June 23, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, June 24, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Harold McMillin.

Wed
26
Jun

Surveys aid in addressing social determinants in rural health


Winning first place with their poster/presentation entry at the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Annual Conference on Healthcare Transformation were, from left, Tracy Yelden, Kari Harbaugh, Robin Esmann and Sarah Meyer. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

A survey process that began this spring is assisting area health care providers with information to address social determinants in rural health.  

The survey is currently being provided to patients at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics (GMHC), three Cornerstone Family Practice clinics, Emergency Department, Patient Care Unit and Family Resource Center.

Wed
26
Jun

Guttenberg couples to be honored at Stars and Stripes


Don and Janice Rohner will be honored on July 6 as Guttenberg's Super Seniors during the Stars and Stripes parade. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Gayle and Dennis Hanna will be the Grand Marshals for this year's Stars and Stripes parade. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Two couples will be honored at this year's Stars and Stripes celebration set for Saturday, July 6, in Guttenberg. 

Super Seniors Don and Janice Rohner and Parade Grand Marshals Gayle and Dennis Hanna have been chosen to represent our community for the event. 

Super Seniors

Wed
19
Jun

Council mulls development ideas

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on June 10 considered ideas for city development, discussed the lack of mobile food vendors, and approved street closings for the Stars and Stripes celebration.

Mayor Bill Frommelt led councilmembers Mick Pierce, Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling and Jane Parker through the evening's agenda. Also present at the council table were Assistant City Manager Jamie Blume and City Attorney Michael Schuster.

Wed
19
Jun

Kassie Rosenbum wins Division III national track title


Kassandra "Kassie" Rosenbum won the NCAA Division III National Title in the 10,000-meter run while competing for Loras College. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Athletic standout Kassandra "Kassie" Rosenbum, a 2017 graduate of Clayton Ridge High School and daughter of Jane Parker, has won the NCAA Division III national title in the 10,000-meter run while competing for Loras College at the track and field event. 

Rosenbum, a sophomore at Loras, is studying kinesiology and is a member of the Duhawk track and field and cross-country teams. 

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