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Wed
23
Oct

Lylina A. Dittmer

Lylina Ann (Robbins) Dittmer, 44, of Elkader, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Mercy One, in Elkader.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 20, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader and one hour before the services on Monday.

Funeral service were Monday, Oct. 21, at the church, conducted by Rev. Jon Haack.

Wed
23
Oct

Shirley A. Domeyer

Shirley A. Domeyer, 83, of rural Holy Cross passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at MercyOne Medical Center in Dubuque. 

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 20, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Visitation continued at the funeral home Monday morning prior to funeral services.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 21, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Holy Cross, conducted by Rev. Phil Kruse.

Wed
23
Oct

Area churches plan Halloween activities for kids


St. John's Lutheran Church will hold its annual Halloween Open House on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 - 7 p.m. Pumpkin bowling was one of the featured games last year that will be repeated this year. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Caroline Rosacker

Living Water Bible Fellowship and St. John's Lutheran Church in Guttenberg will open their doors to the community and offer a variety of safe, family-friendly, Halloween activities for children. The events are set to take place in conjunction with Guttenberg's community-wide Trick-or-Treat on Thursday, Oct. 31. 

Wed
23
Oct

Council moves forward on proposed downtown property development

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on Oct. 14 moved forward with a proposed development project in downtown Guttenberg.

Mayor Bill Frommelt led councilmembers Mick Pierce, Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling and Jane Parker through the evening's agenda. Also present at the council table were City Manager Denise Schneider and City Attorney Michael Schuster.

Wed
23
Oct

Five candidates vie for four seats on the CR School board


Christine Aulwes

Alicia Helle

John Heying

Ellen Johnson

Dennis Roth

By Caroline Rosacker

Note: This is the third in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal and school board offices in the Nov. 5 election. Following are interviews with five candidates for four seats on the Clayton Ridge School board. 

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Christine "Critta" Aulwes

Wed
16
Oct

Three candidates vie for two city council seats


Austin Greve

Jane Parker

Denny Roth

By Caroline Rosacker

Note: This is the second in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal and school board offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with three candidates for two seats on the city council. 

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Austin Greve

Wed
16
Oct

Connected communities need broadband for future growth


Guttenberg community members attended the Alpine Communications Connected Communities Summit on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Johnson's Reception Hall in Elkader. Front from left are Clayton County Supervisor Sharon Keehner, Jackie Lee, City Manager Denise Schneider, Jamie Blume, and Mandy Ludovissy; back row, Andy Reimer, Russell Loven, Austin Coon, Mayor Bill Frommelt, and Deb Preston. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

A large crowd of enthusiastic  community leaders from Elkader, Elgin, Garnavillo, Guttenberg, Marquette, and McGregor gathered for the Alpine Communications' Connected Communities Summit at Johnson's Reception Hall on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

Mon
14
Oct

Ghouls Night Out set for Oct. 17


A couple of costumed characters greeted customers at Esser’s Clothing at last year’s event. The ninth annual Ghouls Night Out is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, from 4-7 p.m. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Caroline Rosacker

Gather your ghoul-friends and make plans to slink around town and attend Guttenberg's Ghouls Night Out. The ninth annual event is scheduled for Thursday,  Oct.17, from 4 - 7 p.m.

Wed
09
Oct

Incumbents seek three hospital board seats


Karen Merrick

By Caroline Rosacker

Note: This is the first in a series of interviews with candidates for Guttenberg municipal and school board offices in the Nov. 7 election. Following are interviews with three candidates for three seats on the hospital board. 

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Bill Allyn

Wed
09
Oct

Community memories...Olinger shares recollections


Ann Olinger and her late husband, Cyril "Lilly" Leliefeld, proudly stand in front of Lilly's Standard Service, in a photo taken sometime during the mid-1950s. The Standard station was located on the corner of Schiller and River Park Drive. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Nonagenarian Ann Olinger was born in 1920. She recently celebrated her 99th birthday. She currently resides in a comfortable spacious room at the River Living Center in Guttenberg. 

The family farm

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