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Oct

Dennis Duwe

Dennis Duwe, 73, of Luxemburg, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center in Dubuque.

Visitation was Thursday, Oct. 22, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Andrew Preus.

Wed
28
Oct

Doris Helen (Nigg) Douthat

Doris Helen (Nigg) Douthat, 88, of Saline, Mich., died peacefully at home on Oct. 19, 2020.

Service will be private.

Wed
28
Oct

Two award-winning Goldeye caught locally


Nick Thornton, top, caught an 18.75-inch Goldeye weighing 2.62 pounds. Cryssi Hentges' Goldeye measured 19 inches and weighed two pounds. Both received the Master Angler Award for their catch of the day. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Mississippi River is one of the most notable rivers in the world. It originates in Lake Itasca, Minn., and flows approximately 2,350 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. It first served as a corridor for settlement by Native Americans and later as a major mode of transportation for European-American settlers. In a recent promotional video interview for Guttenberg, area fisherman Ray Black noted, "Fishing on the Mississippi River is second to none. You can catch about any kind of fish there in this great waterway." 

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28
Oct

Garnavillo storm water project nears completion


Garnavillo City officials awarded a storm water drainage improvement project contract to Ray’s Excavating, LLC of Edgewood. The estimated cost for the completed project is $525,587. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Sustaining community infrastructure is a vital component for creating and maintaining strong rural communities. Upkeep on roads, sidewalks, and aging sewer systems can be a drain on tight city budgets, but are a necessity. 

Project outlook

Wed
28
Oct

GMHC responds to community outbreak

According to figures from public health officials as of Sunday, Oct. 25, Clayton County was reporting 108 active COVID-19 cases. There were 415 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, an increase of 104 over the previous week, with 307 recoveries.

In response to the increase in numbers, the medical community  at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics issued the following news release via spokesperson Amy Speed, director of marketing and development:

Wed
21
Oct

Jupiter Ridge Farm: Ethically sustainable, naturally


Jupiter Ridge Farm, located at 35217 Jupiter Road, Garber, cultivates over 50 varieties of sustainably grown vegetables and herbs, including gourmet mushrooms such as shiitakes, lion's mane, and oyster mushrooms. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Sustainable farming meets society's present food and textile needs, without compromising the ability for current or future generations to continue utilizing the land responsibly. Agriculture has an enormous environmental footprint, and plays a significant role in causing climate change, water scarcity, land degradation, and deforestation. Sustainable farming practices provide a potential solution to enable agricultural systems to feed a growing population. 

Wed
21
Oct

Family Friendly Entertainment for Charities


A senior golf outing is set to take place Oct. 24 or 25 at Guttenberg Golf & Country Club located at 28126 Highway 52. Weather considerations will finalize the date closer to the event. (Press photo by Melissa Spielbauer-Combs)

By Caroline Rosacker

An anonymous group of individuals with a desire to promote healthy lifestyles for everyone, especially senior citizens, has organized a special golf outing that will include a charitable $1,000 prize give-away. 

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21
Oct

Council hears updates on major projects

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council heard an engineer's update on several major city projects when it met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 12.

Mayor  Pro-Tem Virginia Saeugling led council members through the evening's agenda in the absence of Mayor Bill Frommelt. On hand were councilors Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Mick Pierce and Jane Parker. Also at the table were City Manager Denise Schneider and City Attorney Michael Schuster.

Wed
21
Oct

Faith M. Noack

Faith Marie Noack, 76, of Iowa City, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids, following a brief illness.

Graveside services were Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Guttenberg City Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

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14
Oct

Linda K. Ludovissy

Linda K. Ludovissy, 60, of Dubuque, formerly of Holy Cross, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at Unity Point Hospital, Dubuque.

Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Kramer Funeral Home, Dyersville.

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