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Wed
26
Oct

Meet the Candidates: Clayton County Supervisor


Clayton County supervisor candidates Steve Doeppke (left), Doug Reimer, Lester Simons and Phil Specht

Two seats on the Clayton County Board of Supervisors are up for election on Nov. 8. Four candidates are running for the position, including Republicans Steve Doeppke (incumbent) and Doug Reimer and Democrats Lester Simons and Phil Specht. The four (pictured left to right) recently participated in a candidate forum hosted by the Times-Register and Monona Outlook newspapers, and shared their thoughts about key issues. Responses are included below, edited for length and clarity. Watch a full recording of the forum on the Times-Register YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIfQ-BuGX9I.

Wed
26
Oct

New Clayton County IT Director brings experience and goals to position


Clayton County IT Director Matt Sherman stands in front of the Clayton County Office Building in Elkader, where he works to upgrade, repair, monitor and modernize the county network.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Wed
26
Oct

Meet the Candidates: Clayton County Recorder


Recorder candidates Sue Meyer (left) and Donna Kann

The position of Clayton County Recorder is on the ballot for the Nov. 8 election. Republican Sue Meyer (left) is seeking reelection, with a challenge from Democrat Donna Kann. The two participated in a candidate forum hosted by the Times-Register and Monona Outlook newspapers, sharing thoughts on the office. Responses are included below, edited for length and clarity. Watch a full recording of the forum on the Times-Register YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT_RCuZfUYA&t=8s. Find more election info at elections.claytoncountyia.gov/.

Tue
25
Oct

Central sending two runners to state


Hannah Asche (right) placed seventh and Jaydin Dettman ninth at the Oct. 20 state qualifying meet in Cascade, to punch their tickets to state cross country. (Photos by Bev Hamann)

Gavin Holst led the Central boys with a hard fought 17th place finish, in a course best time of 18:42.

Delaney Scherf finished 17th at the Oct. 20 state qualifying meet.

Carter Kruger crossed the finish line 85th at Cascade.

Taylor Moser raced to 19th place at the state qualifying meet.

Michael White posted a career best time at Cascade.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
25
Oct

Bulldogs score playoff upset over Clayton Ridge, but can’t get past Grundy Center


Brooke Gillitzer tallied a team-high nine kills in MFL MarMac’s Oct. 17 playoff win over Clayton Ridge. (Times-Register file photo)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
25
Oct

Warrior volleyball season ends in quarterfinal loss


Lexi Loan had a team-high 18 kills in Central’s playoff victory against Starmont. (Photos by Bev Hamann)

Setter Lizzie Royer put up 38 assists in the Warriors’ Oct. 17 win.

Katelyn Scherf and Tori Sylvester paired up for a block in Central's win against the Stars.

Aly Feickert hits the ball through the North Cedar block in the 3-0 loss on Oct. 19.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
25
Oct

Schellhorn, Keehner punch tickets to state cross country meet


Cora Keehner secured the 10th and final qualifying spot in the girls race. This is just her first high school season. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

MFL MarMac sophomore Jacob Schellhorn placed second at the state qualifying meet in Cascade, giving him back to back state appearances.

Clare Grau placed 20th with a time of 23:27.76 at the state qualifying meet.

Sawyer Keehner crossed the finish line 34th in the Oct. 20 race.

Emma Koether was 40th in the state qualifying meet.

Will Koether turned in a time of 19:37.04 to place 30th in the boys race. Tucker Ruff was a close 32nd.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
25
Oct

MFL MarMac advances past Durant


Karter Decker scored a touchdown on each of his four carries during MFL MarMac’s 48-12 playoff win over Durant on Oct. 21. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Bulldog Bryce Radloff upends Durant’s Nolan DeLong for one of his six total tackles.

Austin Schlee celebrates a sack during MFL MarMac's opening round playoff win against the Wildcats.

Carver Blietz-Bentien finished the night with 116 yards on nine carries. He scored two touchdowns—one on the ground and one on a catch.

Brock Hackett and Bryce Diehl team up to tackle a Durant runner.

Quinn McGeough heads toward the end zone in the Bulldogs' 48-12 victory.

Kade McElwaine eyes a tackle in the game versus the Wildcats. He had 7.5 total that night.

Taylor Herzmann snagged a key interception late in the first half that allowed the Bulldogs to tack on to their lead.

Running back Wyatt Powell takes a handoff from quarterback Zach Driscoll.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
25
Oct

Randa Niewoehner

Randa Niewoehner passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Dubuque of complications of Parkinson’s disease. She was born May 20, 1952, at West Union to Orlan and Beverly (Larson) Reimer.

 

Tue
25
Oct

Ross W. Kahrs

Ross William Kahrs passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, surrounded by loving family. Ross was born on Nov. 26, 1961, in Prairie du Chien, Wis., to James Alfred Kahrs and Mary Leete Kahrs. He grew up in St. Olaf and Luana, and lived in Texas for over 30 years. He was a wonderful dad and pop pop, loved by his family and friends. Ross was a dedicated truck driver for many years, and loved NASCAR and the Green Bay Packers. He was a master of the grill and loved watching cooking shows.

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