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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.

Wed
25
Sep

Fall Chill: Listening & Ballroom Dancing with Hunter Fuerste on Oct. 26

By Caroline Rosacker

The Guttenberg Rotary and Umbrella Arts committees are collaborating for their upcoming musical event, Fall Chill: Listening & Ballroom Dancing with Hunter Fuerste & Orchestra. 

The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 26, at the historic Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. Music will be provided for your listening and dancing pleasure from 4-8 p.m. 

Wed
25
Sep

4th annual Parkinson's Awareness Walk and 9-hole golf outing


Participants line up for last year's Parkinson's Awareness of Clayton County walk and 9-hole best-shot golf outing. The annual event will be held this year on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Guttenberg Golf and Country Club. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

PACC (Parkinson's Awareness of Clayton County) is making plans to hold its fourth annual Parkinson's Awareness Walk and 9-hole best-shot golf outing. The event is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Guttenberg Golf & Country Club located at 28126 Highway 52. 

Parkinson's Awareness Walk

Wed
18
Sep

Community memories...Joe Ihm shares memories of growing up in Guttenberg


Local historian Joe Ihm shares memories of growing up in Guttenberg along the banks of the Mississippi River. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

On a recent warm summer day longtime resident Joe Ihm settled  into a comfortable chair on the porch of The Lockmaster's House Heritage Museum and shared his many memories of growing up in  Guttenberg. 

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