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Wed
22
Nov

Backwater to play for Nov. 25 pool party at Lakeside


Knights support pool project Many community groups and individuals are joining the Wave of the Future by planning their own fundraisers for the project. The Knights of Columbus contributed $2,214.55 to the effort after a breakfast on Nov. 12. From left, Wave of the Future co-chairs Jessica Cline and Bec Knudtson with member Deb Moser receive a check from Knights Robert Kies, Adam Scherbring and Matt Esser. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Local favorite band and Midwestern All Music Association 2018 inductee Backwater is hosting a pool party for the Wave of the Future on Saturday, Nov. 25, at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. Doors will open at 4 p.m. for food, games and a raffle, and Backwater will perform from 6-9 p.m. 

Wed
08
Nov

Volunteers host meals for the Wave of the Future

By Molly Moser

The Wave of the Future continues to roll along as fundraising efforts spread from the campaign cabinet to community members. Guttenberg resident Nancy Nuehring was so moved by Amy Clefisch and Rose Eglseder’s gift in memory of the late Dustin Eglseder that she decided to share her own talent in the kitchen to contribute to the project. 

Wed
08
Nov

Backwater to be inducted into MAMA Hall of Fame


Backwater will be inducted into the MAMA Hall of Fame next October. From left are band members Steve Dikkers, Scott Fischer, Bruce Bryant and Chris Sauke, with Ed Dvorak on drums, performing at Lakeside in early April. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Molly Moser

Backwater fans should mark their calendars for a monumental event being planned for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo. On that date, the band with members Bruce Bryant, Steve Dikkers, Ed Dvorak, Scott Fischer and Chris Sauke will be inducted into the Midwest All Music Association's Hall of Fame.

Wed
01
Nov

Municipal offices to be decided in elections on Tuesday, Nov. 7

By Shelia Tomkins

Residents of Iowa municipalities will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to elect candidates for terms beginning in January 2018.

A summary of candidates, polling sites, and hours for communities in The Press readership area are as follows.

Guttenberg

Wed
01
Nov

Donors announce pledges to Wave of the Future campaign


Donors who announced their gifts at the Oct. 19 Wave of the Future campaign cabinet meeting are, from left, Shane, Darcy, and Jessica Cline on behalf of the Cline/Torrey family, Kathy Lansing in memory of her late husband Greg Kilstofte, and Karilyn McArthur representing the Guttenberg Rotary Club. Not pictured is Judy Puls. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The Wave of the Future campaign cabinet gathered on Thursday, Oct. 19, to hear activity reports from committee members. 

Wed
01
Nov

Two candidates to fill three seats on park board


John Hess

Helene Kuempel

Note: This is the fourth and final in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with candidates for park board.

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John Hess

Wed
25
Oct

Being a Hawkeye is 'an unbelievable feeling,' says Rastetter


Guttenberg native Colten Rastetter, wearing jersey number 7, spends his Saturdays kicking for the Iowa Hawkeyes. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

What remains just a dream for many young men has become reality for Clayton Ridge High School graduate Colten Rastetter. His kicking earned him a walk-on spot on the Iowa Hawkeye football team and after red-shirting his freshman year, Rastetter has spent considerable time on the field this season. 

Wed
25
Oct

Four candidates for two seats on hospital board


Russ Loven

Anna Moser

Sue Osterhaus

Jim Solomon

Note: This is the third in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with candidates for hospital board.

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Russ Loven

Wed
18
Oct

Halloween costume party Oct. 28

By Molly Moser

Adults can get in on the fall fun this year with the third annual Halloween costume party at Guttenberg Golf & Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 28, starting at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse. Music, games, bonfires, food and drink will entertain guests, who need not be club members to attend. 

Wed
18
Oct

Three candidates vie for three city council seats


Mick Pierce

Virginia Saeugling

Fred Schaub

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

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Mick Pierce

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