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Beverly Herman

Beverly led an unconventional life. She was born June 21, 1936, at her home in Guttenberg. Her parents were Hilda Wench and Fred Follman. She and her two older brothers grew up very poor. Their house had no indoor plumbing and she spoke of going out in the winter cold to use their outhouse.

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Bilden enjoys building relationships

By Caroline Rosacker

Laura Bilden began her career as a 6-12 Principal at the age of 29 for the Clayton Ridge Community School district. She is currently 31 and will complete her second year as a school leader this May. 

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Accounting firm celebrates 30 years in business


Anna Mae Moser, CPA, has been providing area residents and businesses with accounting services for 30 years. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Business owner Anna Moser, CPA, has been providing area residents and businesses with top-notch accounting services in Guttenberg since Oct. 1, 1990.

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Mississippi flood risk predicted near-normal

By Shelia Tomkins

With melting snow and the anticipated arrival of spring, Guttenberg residents have learned to keep an eye on river levels as the traditional spring crest on the Mississippi River approaches.

The latest forecast from the National Weather Services lists the risk of Mississippi River flooding this spring at near-normal to slightly below normal for the Guttenberg area.

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Greve carries on a legacy of volunteerism


Austin Greve Age: 37 Position: Production, accounting and social media specialist for The Guttenberg Press Birthplace: Guttenberg Residence: Guttenberg

By Caroline Rosacker

Austin Greve, production, accounting, and social media specialist at The Guttenberg Press, was born and raised in Guttenberg. The 37-year-old is the sixth generation of his mother’s family to live in Guttenberg. He attended St. Mary’s School through the eighth grade and graduated from Guttenberg High School in 2001. Following graduation he attended NICC in Peosta, studying computer networking.

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Allyn continues family tradition


Bill Allyn Age: 38 Position: Funeral Director, Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services. Birthplace: Guttenberg Residence: Guttenberg Family: His wife Joy and their four children, Jovi, Bristol, Mila and Jagger

By Caroline Rosacker

Bill Allyn of Guttenberg has been employed as a funeral director with Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services for the past 17 years. He graduated high school in 2000. “I graduated in the last completely separate class between Garnavillo and Guttenberg. The class of 2001 graduated as Guttenberg Pirates but all extracurricular activities were blended,” Allyn commented. 

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County launches new election website

Clayton County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Jennifer Garms announced that Clayton County voters now have a user-friendly website to find all of their election information. The website elections.claytoncountyia.gov officially went live on Friday, Feb. 19.

The website will be easier to navigate and offers a host of information and tools for both voters and candidates to quickly and easily find election information they seek. Access to election results, learning to register to vote, viewing sample ballots, and finding a form to request an absentee ballot is now simplified.

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Kevin F. Meder

Kevin Francis Meder, 60, of Guttenberg passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at his home. 

Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home assisted the family. There will be no services at this time due to COVID. 

Kevin was born Sept. 30, 1960, to John “Jack” Meder and Eileen (Wegmann) Meder in Guttenberg. He graduated from Guttenberg High School in 1978. 

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Jody (Moser) May

Jody (Moser) May, 49, beloved wife of Joseph, and mother to Cabot and James, passed peacefully from this earth on Feb. 17, 2021, following a long-fought battle with Huntington’s Disease.

Visitation was Tuesday, Feb. 23, at McGilley Antioch Chapel, Kansas City, Mo.

A private celebration of life was held Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Grace Episcopal Church in Liberty, Mo.

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Timberdoodle Photography/Writing highlights the beauty of the Driftless Area


A small pile of black oil sunflower seeds lured a chickadee to the top of the head of nature photographer and self-published poet Brian Gibbs. (Photo submitted)

Lost Ghosts of the Rio Grande

The cold wind sweeps across my lips

A desert sunset colors my heart.

Raven soars with the night pinned to his back,

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