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Tue
07
Feb

Know heart attack symptoms - Being informed saved Paul's life


Paul Olson looks at copies of an EKG taken when he was admitted to the CCH emergency room.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Paul Olson got an unexpected and priceless gift for Christmas—the gift of life.

Tue
07
Feb

CWD-Positive Deer Found Near Elkader

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Tue
24
Jan

Composting project - Students raise cash for worms


Central Global Science students work on their worm bin, which will bring greater efficiency to the school’s current composting efforts.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

S

ix Central students recently used an online fund-raising site to solicit donations for an unusual product. They wanted to buy worms—lots and lots of worms.

Tue
24
Jan

CREWS CHALLENGED BY ICY ROADS

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

As Clayton County residents have learned in the past, winter ice storms and rural gravel roads don’t mix.  

“Ice on gravel is really challenging to take care of,” Clayton County Engineer Rafe Koopman said. “We have been putting in a lot of overtime after last Monday’s ice storm. For the first three days, we were running motor graders 12 hours a day.”

Tue
17
Jan

Working with technology - Photography reaches new heights

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Remember the early 1960s when computers were first introduced? Many people were worried that they would be used primarily in surveillance or to snoop on the general population. The phrase “Big Brother’s watching” was tossed around a lot back then.

Tue
17
Jan

CARBON MONOXIDE: THE SILENT KILLER

By Audrey Posten

North Iowa Times Editor

 

On Christmas Eve, Monona resident Donna Krambeer was busy preparing her home for Christmas with her family. Around 10:30 a.m., while working in the kitchen, she heard the carbon monoxide detector go off in the basement.

Tue
10
Jan

Sons and Daughters - Buchholz back in Iowa for two shows


Elkader native Teresa Buchholz is back in Iowa rehearsing for a Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre production. The mezzo soprano makes her home in New York.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

A Central graduate who has earned a place on some of New York City’s biggest stages is back in Iowa this week preparing for a much smaller role than she’s accustomed to. 

Tue
10
Jan

SCHOOL FORUMS ON IMPROVEMENTS

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

A number of forums are being held this week to share an updated remodeling plan for Central Schools. The plan is the result of several months’ work by a facilities committee.

The Register asked Superintendent Nick Trenkamp several questions about the updated plan. Our questions and his answer follow:

Tue
03
Jan

Sons and Daughters - Yadoff back for Main Street, EDC job


McGregor native Emily Yadoff returns to Northeast Iowa to take on the dual role of Main Street and Elkader Economic Development Director. She most recently worked in the Cedar Falls Main Street program.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

Proving there’s some truth to that old Hollywood line “There’s no place like home,” Emily Yadoff is returning to Northeast Iowa in a position that will enable her to strengthen the area’s economy.

Yadoff is Elkader’s new Economic Development Corporation (EDC)/Main Street Director; she started her job on Tuesday.

Tue
03
Jan

JOYCE SCHOULTE SAYS GOOD-BYE


Joyce Schoulte

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

For the first time in nearly 14 years, Joyce Schoulte will breathe a bit easier when harsh winter weather strikes. Joyce is newly retired from her job as assistant office manager at Osborne Conservation Center. Among other things, that means she won’t be making the trip from her home in National to the Osborne Center, which is located five miles south of Elkader.

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