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Wed
31
Jan

GMHC partners with Medical Assoc. for obstetric care and deliveries

Leaders at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics (GMHC) have announced that changes will be made to the hospital’s obstetric (OB) services, effective March 1. As a part of this, the hospital will be collaborating with Medical Associates in Dubuque to roll out a new model of obstetric care. 

“It is our responsibility to continuously improve the quality of health care we provide to our patients. The new partnership, developed by our physicians and nurses with Medical Associates, exemplifies that commitment,” stated Karen Merrick, chair of the GMHC Board of Directors. 

Wed
24
Jan

Antique autograph book returns to Guttenberg


From left, Austin Greve of Guttenberg bought a Victorian-era autograph book on eBay, which turned out to contain signatures of ancestors of Guttenberg mayor Bill Frommelt. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins 

An antique autograph book from the 1880s featuring Guttenberg names has found its way back to the community, thanks to an eBay posting.

Wed
24
Jan

Getting to know local government Riverfront Advisory Board oversees city leases

By Molly Moser 

Editor’s note: In the coming weeks, The Press will feature a series of stories highlighting city boards and committees to educate readers about the workings of local government. This week’s article focuses on the Riverfront Advisory Board.

Wed
24
Jan

Chamber banquet celebrates local businesses


The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership banquet on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Guttenberg Community Golf Club. From left are Board President Kevin Hennessey, Director Mandy Ludovissy, and board members Brandon Friedlein, Sadie Hefel and Dave Brown. Not pictured are Alex Finch and Patty Schwarz. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

City Manager Denise Schneider and Mayor Bill Frommelt introduced themselves to the business community at last Monday's Chamber of Commerce banquet. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership banquet on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Guttenberg Community Golf Club. Approximately 50 members attended the event, which was catered by Kaffee 1858. Chamber president Kevin Hennessey welcomed attendees and began the evening with a year in review. 

Wed
17
Jan

Rotary pledges $10,000 to Wave of the Future


Members of the Guttenberg Rotary Club, front from left, include Kathy Lake and Jean Green; middle row, John Finch, Mary Waterman, Janette Simon; back row, Gary Mick, Austin Coon, and Russ Loven. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The Guttenberg Rotary Club has announced a multi-year, $10,000 pledge to the Wave of the Future campaign for a new swimming pool. Funds will be distributed from the annual payout of the club’s endowment fund, The Rod and Mary Jo Tangeman Family Foundation for Guttenberg Rotary, and fundraisers like an upcoming trivia event. 

Wed
17
Jan

GMH begins search for leadership, welcomes interim CEO


Pictured with the new interim CEO, from left, are GMH team members Chelsea Greene, Director of Human Resources; Sandy Ashline, Administrative Assistant; Jill DeMoss, Finance Manager; Kelly Dybvig, Interim CEO; and Deb Preston, Operating Room Manager. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

After 17 years with Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, CEO Kim Gau submitted her resignation to the board in December. This month the hospital board plans to appoint a CEO search committee, which will include both GMH Trustees and Mercy Health Network (MHN) Executives. 

Wed
17
Jan

City council opens new year

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council opened the year Jan. 8 with a busy agenda that included awarding a contract for the Garber Road bridge replacement, moving forward on a wholesale power provider, and approving official appointments.

Wed
10
Jan

Tickets still available The OK Factor to perform Jan. 20


Olivia Diercks, left, and Karla Colahan will perform in Guttenberg twice on Jan. 20, hosted by Umbrella Arts at River Park Place. (Photo courtesy of The OK Factor)

By Molly Moser

Limited tickets are still available to Umbrella Arts' presentation of The OK Factor, a string duo of Luther College graduates playing new-classical, crossover and original music.

Wed
10
Jan

Mayor Frommelt hopes to create new momentum


Mayor Bill Frommelt and his wife, Mary, were raised in Guttenberg and have recently returned. The mayor looks forward to the challenges and rewards of his new role and hopes to galvanize the community and engage youth. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Molly Moser

For the first time in seven years, residents of Guttenberg are transitioning to a new mayor. Bill Frommelt was sworn in on Monday, Dec. 5, and took over for outgoing Mayor Russ Loven at the start of the new year. Frommelt is a Guttenberg native who has returned to the area and hopes to revive the liveliness the community held in his youth. 

Wed
03
Jan

Shannon joins service expedition in Altimira


Patrick Shannon visited the Dominican Republic with a group of Gold Star families on a service mission. The group is pictured with the family who will live in the home they built. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Guttenberg resident Patrick Shannon, son of Dan and Joan Shannon and younger brother of the late CPL Stephen Shannon, joined the Travis Manion Foundation on a service expedition to a small village in Altimira, Dominican Republic in late November. Shannon spent a week there bonding with others who have experienced the loss of a family member in the service, and the group of 19 built a home for an Altimira family from start to finish. 

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