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Wed
16
Oct

Three candidates vie for two city council seats


Austin Greve

Jane Parker

Denny Roth

By Caroline Rosacker

Note: This is the second in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal and school board offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with three candidates for two seats on the city council. 

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Austin Greve

Wed
16
Oct

Connected communities need broadband for future growth


Guttenberg community members attended the Alpine Communications Connected Communities Summit on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Johnson's Reception Hall in Elkader. Front from left are Clayton County Supervisor Sharon Keehner, Jackie Lee, City Manager Denise Schneider, Jamie Blume, and Mandy Ludovissy; back row, Andy Reimer, Russell Loven, Austin Coon, Mayor Bill Frommelt, and Deb Preston. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

A large crowd of enthusiastic  community leaders from Elkader, Elgin, Garnavillo, Guttenberg, Marquette, and McGregor gathered for the Alpine Communications' Connected Communities Summit at Johnson's Reception Hall on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

Mon
14
Oct

Ghouls Night Out set for Oct. 17


A couple of costumed characters greeted customers at Esser’s Clothing at last year’s event. The ninth annual Ghouls Night Out is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, from 4-7 p.m. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Caroline Rosacker

Gather your ghoul-friends and make plans to slink around town and attend Guttenberg's Ghouls Night Out. The ninth annual event is scheduled for Thursday,  Oct.17, from 4 - 7 p.m.

Wed
09
Oct

Incumbents seek three hospital board seats


Karen Merrick

By Caroline Rosacker

Note: This is the first in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal and school board offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with three candidates for three seats on the hospital board. 

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Bill Allyn

Wed
09
Oct

Community memories...Olinger shares recollections


Ann Olinger and her late husband, Cyril "Lilly" Leliefeld, proudly stand in front of Lilly's Standard Service, in a photo taken sometime during the mid-1950s. The Standard station was located on the corner of Schiller and River Park Drive. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Nonagenarian Ann Olinger was born in 1920. She recently celebrated her 99th birthday. She currently resides in a comfortable spacious room at the River Living Center in Guttenberg. 

The family farm

Wed
09
Oct

Learn local recycling requirements to reduce waste

By Caroline Rosacker

Discarded products are filling up our landfills at an alarming rate, but many of the items we throw away can be recycled. After decades of urgent public-information campaigns, Americans finally understand the need and importance of recycling. 

The following is a complete list of recyclables Kluesner Sanitation LLC, will accept from Guttenberg residents. 

Wed
02
Oct

Lakeside to be inducted in the MAMA Hall of Fame


An old postcard reflects the beauty and glamour of Guttenberg's historic Lakeside Ballroom. The dance hall will be inducted into the Midwest All Music Association (MAMA) on Saturday, Oct. 5. The event will take place at the Ponderosa Ballroom in Waldorf.

By Caroline Rosacker

Historic Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg is scheduled to be inducted into the Midwest All Music Association (MAMA) Hall of Fame. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Ponderosa Ballroom in Walford. 

Historic Lakeside Ballroom

Wed
02
Oct

Guttenberg Creativity Center to introduce Riera-Gomez at Oct. 10 event


Local artist Joshua Riera-Gomez will take over managerial responsibilities at The Guttenberg Creativity Center. A meet and greet event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Guttenberg Gallery and Creativity Center, located at 214 South River Park Drive, is transitioning from dedicated volunteer, founder and Director Cindy Olsen  to volunteer Joshua Riera-Gomez. 

Meet and Greet

Wed
02
Oct

Clayton Ridge school board highlights

The Clayton Ridge Community School board met in regular session on Sept. 12 at the high school library in Guttenberg.

President John Heying and board members Michael Finnegan, Kathy Ihde, Ellen Johnson, Christine Aulwes and Jason Reimer were on hand, along with Superintendent Shane Wahls, Principal Laura Bilden, board secretary Dave Schlueter, Dean of Students Wade Marlow, school nurse Renae Kraus and Jim Pfaffly.

Wed
25
Sep

Candidates file for city, school seats

By Shelia Tomkins

Candidates have filed for seats on the Guttenberg city council, Guttenberg hospital board and Clayton Ridge Community School for elections to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

The deadline for filing was Thursday, Sept. 19. This year marks the first year that Iowa residents will vote for both municipal and school offices on the same day; previously school elections were held in September and municipal elections in November.

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