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Alex J. Heller

Alex James Heller, 33, of Waukon, died Thursday, June 2, 2022, at his residence in Waukon.

Visitation was Thursday, June 9, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elkader.

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Merchant Marine recounts career


From left, Janet and Ross Pollock, a retired Merchant Marine, are enjoying life along the shores of the Mississippi River in Guttenberg. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Ross and Janet Pollock relocated to Guttenberg  from Mineral Point, Wis., in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Ross, a retired career merchant mariner, and his wife, Janet, a retired registered nurse, have found peace and comfort along the shores of the Mississippi River in their home on River Park Drive.

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C. J. Adams looks back on 100 years


Clarence (C.J.) Adams of Dubuque will celebrate his 100th birthday with family and friends on June 25. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Clarence John (C.J.) Adams was born and raised on the family farm located near Turkey River on the Millville-North Buena Vista Road. 

"Turkey River was a town at one time," explained C.J. "They had a post office and everything. When they discontinued the railroad the town shut down."

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22
Jun

Council hears proposal for grant application

By Shelia Tomkins

At the regular monthly meeting on June 13 the Guttenberg city council heard a presentation on a proposed grant project, listened to resident concerns on various topics and okayed the purchase of a new bucket truck.

Mayor Fred Schaub led council members Mandy Ludovissy, Austin Greve, Jane Parker, Steve Bahls and Michelle Geuder through the evening's agenda. City Manager Denise Schneider was also at the council table. 

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Jun

Ronald L. Thein

Ronald Lee Thein, 73, of Guttenberg died Sunday, May 29, 2022.

Visitation and memorial services were held Saturday, June 4, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Guttenberg.

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William “Bill” Miller

William “Bill” Miller, 80, (formerly of Guttenberg) passed away peacefully at his home in Prescott, Ariz. on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Bill was born July 16, 1941, the son of Lawrence “G.I. Joe” and Cleva (Clinton) Miller, in McGregor.

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Emma J. Lindsay

Emma Jo Lindsay, 10, of Manchester, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Visitation was Friday, June 10, at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Manchester. 

Funeral services were Saturday, June 11, at Immaculate Conception Church in Masonville, conducted by Reverend Gabriel Anderson.

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Jun

Roland E. Doerring

Roland Edward Doerring, 89, of Elkader, formerly of Garnavillo, died Sunday, June 5, 2022, at the Elkader Care Center surrounded by the love of his three daughters.

Visitation and funeral services were Friday, June 10, at Norway Lutheran Church in St. Olaf, conducted by Rev. Marshall Hahn.

Burial with military rites was at Farmersburg-Wagner Cemetery, rural Farmersburg.

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UA Outdoor Musical Instrument project moves forward


Above is a suggested Outdoor Musical Instrument ensemble for placement across the street from Joe's Pizza located in the 600 block of South River Park Drive. (Photo submited)

By Caroline Rosacker

Umbrella Arts (UA) Outdoor Musical Instrument (OMI) project has been approved by the Guttenberg City Council, Park Board, and OMI Advisory Group. The project is spearheaded by UA members Vicki Rodenberg, Becky Shaffer and Juanita Loven, and Ingleside representative and OMI project chair Jane Staebler.

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Iowa Café for seniors at Sode's Perk Central


Sode's Perk Central is participating in The Iowa Café, a new innovative partnership between Iowa's Area Agency on Aging and licensed food service establishments. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Iowa Café is a new innovative partnership between Iowa's Area Agencies on Aging and licensed food service establishments like restaurants, food trucks, cafes, convenience stores, and grocery stores with hot and cold food options. Every menu is approved by a dietician to meet one-third of the daily nutrition needs for an older person.

Participant eligibility

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