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17
Jul

Virgene Groth

Virgene Mathilde Anna Groth, 100, of rural Elkport passed away peacefully at Mercy One Hospital in Elkader on July 10, 2024.

Private services will be held with burial at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Wed
17
Jul

Gladys I. Scheppele

Our beloved Gladys Ivanelle (Kregel) Scheppele went to be with Jesus on July 10, 2024.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Koning Maple Lane Event Center, N3051 State Hwy 81, Monroe, Wis. There will be a light lunch from 12-1:30 p.m. with a program honoring Gladdy from 2-4 p.m.

Gladys was born Sept. 3, 1927, to Arno and Hattie Kregel in Garnavillo.

Wed
17
Jul

Moser named Emergency Manager of the Year


Clayton County Emergency Management Director Sarah Moser was recognized for her contribution to the profession and named Emergency Manager of the Year at the Iowa Emergency Management Association’s annual banquet. Also pictured are Emergency Management Commission of the Year awardees, Scott County EMA and the Mitch Nordmeyer Pillar of the Community award recipient, Buchanan County EMA. (Photo submitted)

By Audrey Posten

Times-Register

Tornadoes, flooding. It’s often severe weather and natural disaster response that comes to mind when one thinks of emergency management’s role in a county.

While a significant part of it, acknowledged Clayton County Emergency Management Director Sarah Moser, “there’s so much more.”

Wed
17
Jul

Resource Center offers help with back-to-school supplies


The Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics Family Resource Center is offering assistance with and accepting donations for school supplies for the 2024-25 school year. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Studies show that sending a child to school full equipped and ready to learn with supplies of their own can improve grades, increase creativity, develop positive attitudes toward learning, and improve behavior, peer relationships and self image.

Wed
17
Jul

Council okays fifth police officer position

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council has approved a request from Police Chief Derek Chambers to add a fifth officer position to the force. The action came at the council’s monthly meeting on July 8.

Wed
10
Jul

Debra K. Rose

Debra Kay Rose, 68, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at home with her family by her side. She was born on July 2, 1956, in Madison, Wis. and grew up in Fennimore, Wis. Debra was known as Mema and was a friend to many. Mema enjoyed baking, reading, telling stories, and writing mystery stories. Most of all, she adored her grandchildren and friends 

Wed
10
Jul

Mary E. Zittergruen

Mary Esther Zittergruen, 67, of Monona, went peacefully to her forever home surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 29, 2024.

Visitation was Tuesday, July 2, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Monona and before services at the church.

Funeral services were on Wednesday, July 3, at Faith Lutheran Church in Monona, conducted by Rev. Mel Harris.

Wed
10
Jul

Area Scout cleans cemetery headstones


Dominique "Dom" Mast of Guttenberg organized and researched a project to clean the headstones at St. John's Cemetery located on Jolly Ridge Road for his Eagle Scout project. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Working towards becoming an Eagle Scout can be a lengthy process. Since its inception in 1911, only four percent of Scouts earn this classification. It is considered the highest rank attainable in the Scouts BSA program by the Boy Scouts of America.  

Dominique "Dom" Mast, son of Joe and Dana Mast of Guttenberg, earned his Eagle Scout ranking following the completion of his Eagle Scout project. 

Wed
10
Jul

Grandaughter rides in Texas 4000 for Cancer


Allie Rossmiller, who is riding in the Texas 4000 for Cancer, has many fond memories of spending every summer in Eastern Iowa visiting family including her grandparents, Barbara and Richard Schoenauer, who own a second home in Guttenberg. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

University of Texas student Allie Rossmiller and her fellow teammates are pedaling their bikes from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska in the Texas 4000 for Cancer, a non-profit dedicated to the fight against cancer. 

Wed
03
Jul

Anna Mae Meyer

Anna Mae Meyer, 90, of Garnavillo, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2024, at the Elkader Care Center.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Garnavillo. Funeral services will commence at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow in Garnavillo City Cemetery, conducted by Pastor David Lenth.

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