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Wed
10
Mar

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.

Wed
03
Mar

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.

Wed
03
Mar

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. 

Wed
03
Mar

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.

Wed
24
Feb

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,

Wed
24
Feb

Covid-19 patient recovering after 65-day hospitalization


GMHC employees lined the hallways cheering as Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" echoed throughout, bidding farewell to Royce Hansel as he exited the hospital after a 65-day stay recovering from complications caused by COVID-19. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly placed an unprecedented strain on healthcare in hospitals, intensive care units, clinics and long-term care facilities worldwide. As the pandemic escalated, determining the need for healthcare resources such as beds, staff, and equipment became a top priority. Healthcare institutions also needed to project future demands that required estimates of how long a patient with COVID-19 may need in-patient care.

Wed
24
Feb

GMHC notice on vaccine scheduling

Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics has issued the following statement on COVID-19 vaccination scheduling:

"Due to the overwhelming number of calls for vaccination appointments, we are unable to return all of the calls. If you have called and left your information, YOU ARE ON THE WAIT LIST. There is no need to continue calling. We will schedule vaccination appointments from the wait list in the order the calls were received. Appointments will be made based on our weekly allocations from the state. Expect lengthy delays for a call back for your vaccination appointment.

Wed
17
Feb

Living Water Bible Fellowship welcomes Pastor Chuyma


Pastor Diego Chuyma has accepted the position of Senior Pastor at Living Water Bible Fellowship in Guttenberg. From left are David, Joshua, Rebecca, Pastor Diego and John Chuyma. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Pastor Diego Chuyma has accepted the position of Senior Pastor at Living Water Bible Fellowship in Guttenberg. He brings 22 years of experience preaching and teaching the Word of God as a pastor and Christian university professor.  The 57-year-old minister has been preaching since age 19. "It is a joy for me to make disciples of Jesus Christ," said Pastor Chuyma. "One time I led a high school boy to Christ, and I discipled him. Today he is one of the pastors of a church that I planted. Several of my former students are senior pastors, university teachers, and church planters," he added. 

Wed
17
Feb

City council covers varied agenda

By Shelia Tomkins

At its monthly meeting on Feb. 8,  the Guttenberg city council heard project updates, set a budget hearing and discussed property purchased by the city in connection with the Schiller Street project.

Mayor Bill Frommelt called the meeting to order with City Manager Denise Schneider and councilmembers Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling, Jane Parker and Mick Pierce in attendance. 

Wed
17
Feb

"How we met" – love that withstands the test of time

By Caroline Rosacker

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”– Dr. Seuss 

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