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Tue
13
Feb

Emma Kennedy September 29, 1930-February 5, 2018


Emma Kennedy

Emma Jean Kennedy, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Monday, February 5, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester from cancer and complications. Per Emma’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Private burial will be at East Side Cemetery in Elkader at a later date. 

Tue
13
Feb

Vets, staff donate to new facility


Kristin Oberbroeckling (far left) and Ryan Oberbroeckling (far right) receive a donation for the new Swine and Sheep Complex from veterinarians Michelle Christianson and Ryan Royer.

The veterinarians and staff at Elkader and Strawberry Point Veterinary Clinic have donated $5,000 to the new Swine and Sheep Complex at the Clayton County Fairgrounds. 

“We view this as an investment in the youth of this county and to their futures in agriculture and as productive citizens,” said Ryan Royer DVM, co-owner of the clinics. 

Tue
13
Feb

Girls win close game; advance in regional play


Central’s Riley Schroeder plays tough defense in a game last week against Ed-Co. The Warriors won the game and advanced to regional quarterfinals.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

In a nail-biting February 8 game against Ed-Co, the Central girls won their first-round regional game. Central led Ed-Co 7-4 at the end of the 1st quarter, but Ed-Co came back in the 2nd quarter to take a 19-14 lead at the half. At the end of the 3rdquarter, Ed-Co still held a slim 27-26 lead. Central was able to limit Ed-Co to only three points in the 4th quarter and went on to win by a score of 32-30.

Tue
13
Feb

Conservation board lists priorities for trails

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Trail development was on the minds of the Elkader City Council members who recently asked two people closely connected with trails to share their priorities.

Tue
30
Jan

Public Meeting - Residents share thoughts on hotel


This is a drawing of what a proposed hotel in Elkader might look like. The facility would have 36-40 rooms, an indoor pool and a museum.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Area residents packed the Elkader Opera House last Monday night to hear about a proposed hotel for the town and to share their opinions on the project.

Tue
30
Jan

C. Delbert Andrews

C. Delbert Andrews, 80, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on June 21, 1937, in Center Point, the son of Clarence and Bertha (Lovell) Andrews. He was raised and educated in Benton County.

On June 7, 1957, Delbert was united in marriage to Janet Schwarting at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Three children were born to this union. Delbert farmed and was a farm implement mechanic.  

Tue
30
Jan

Jerrine Lovett

Jerrine Ann Lovett (Kliefoth), 86, of Henderson, NV passed away peacefully Friday, January 5, 2018, at Pacifica Senior Living Center in Henderson. She was born August 10, 1931 in Monona, Iowa, to Clarence and Edna Kliefoth and grew up in Clayton County, IA. She later moved to Arizona, where she graduated from Yuma Union High School in 1948.

Tue
23
Jan

School renovation project - Central graduate awarded contract


Central student Mackenzie Vlazny looks over some of the items from the media center that are being offered to students, faculty and staff at no charge.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

A contractor with a special connection to Central Schools in Elkader will be managing the renovations there.

Tue
23
Jan

CCH OWNERSHIP IS CHANGING

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Central Community Hospital, Elkader, will soon have a new owner.

A letter of intent has been signed that enables Mercy Health Network (MHN), Dubuque, to acquire the hospital. The official change of ownership is set for July 1, 2018.

Tue
23
Jan

Kathleen Bente

Kathleen Rose Bente, 91, formerly of Elkader, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born November 25, 1926, to James and Elise (Homann) Bissell near Turkey River Junction. She graduated from Colesburg High School and then began teaching at a country school. Kate was joined in marriage to Lloyd Bente on June 4th, 1946. To this union six children were born. 

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