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Tue
16
Jun

LOCKER HAS NEW OWNERS

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

It closed on Saturday, January 31, 2015, as Edgewood West and reopened on Monday, February 2, as Arlington Locker LLC when Lyndall and Nancy Winter took ownership of the business. They immediately entrusted its management to their daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Bruce Hubbard.  

Tue
09
Jun

Tree Farmer of the Year, Vermont couple put down Iowa roots


Paul and Cathy Marcotte, Elkader, pictured against the backdrop of their tree farm, are the most recent recipients of the Iowa Tree Farmer of the Year honor.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

As dreams go, Paul and Cathy Marcotte had a rather modest one: The couple hoped only to be nominated for Iowa Tree Farmer of the Year.

Tue
09
Jun

TAKE A BOOK; LEAVE A BOOK


Last year, Barb Chandler received a “Little Free Library” from her kids. It’s designed to provide access to books and start conversations.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

An Elkader woman last year received a unique birthday gift designed for sharing with friends and neighbors. 

Thu
04
Jun

Great River Rumble is coming! Paddlers to begin trip in Elkader


Rex Klein

Paddlers get ready for a trial run of a week-long trip that begins July 26 in Elkader.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

When the Great River Rumblers return to Northeast Iowa in July, they hope they’ll receive a better weather welcome than the one they got last week. Several paddlers did a trial run of the group’s next trip, launching Tuesday morning in Elkader. The trip started a bit behind schedule due to stormy conditions.

Thu
04
Jun

Meet Jenna

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

A woman with strong family ties to Northeast Iowa has returned to the area to serve as the new Clayton County Conservation director.

Tue
26
May

Central Class of 2015, Stender & Orr are top graduates


Kiana Stender, Central’s top female graduate.

Luke Orr, Central’s top male graduate.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Based on academic achievement alone. Kiana Stender and Luke Orr are Central’s top female and male graduates. They recently answered questions about being the head of the class, their post-high school plans and their advice for Central undersclassmen.

Mr. Yanda has informed me that you are the top male and female graduates at Central. What does it mean to you to have achieved that distinction?

Tue
26
May

TREASURES IN THE ATTIC

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Whether it’s grandma’s attic or dad’s garage, it seems every structure has a nook where unused or outdated items are housed until they’re needed, tossed or sold. 

Tue
19
May

Civil War, Central students share their projects


Central student Derek Ehrhardt discusses his work on an Illinois regiment with WWII veteran Elaine Syverson.

Ellen Collins, Elkader, reviews one of several Civil War displays created by Central sophomores.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Central students last week had a chance to display their work in a setting that fit the era of their subject matter. The students presented their research on the Civil War at the Carter House Museum and Annex.

Tue
19
May

HANSEL CEMETERY


Lyle Morley

By Jean Marie Hall

Freelance Writer

 

Tue
12
May

Lyme Disease, treatable but often misdiagnosed


Their small size makes ticks hard to see.

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

It’s as tiny as the period at the end of this sentence. It’s nearly impossible to see it on a dog. It’s barely visible to the human eye.  Yet, it can have a gigantic, life-changing impact on thousands of lives. It’s the primary tick that carries Lyme disease, particularly in this region of the United States. It’s the deer tick (also known as the black-legged tick).

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