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02
Nov

Parker named National Runner of the Week


Former Clayton Ridge student/athlete Kassie Parker recently earned national and conference recognition for her cross country achievements. (Photo submitted)

Loras College cross country runner Kassie Parker has been named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Runner of the Week in Division III after laying down one of the best times ever recorded at her level.

The Guttenberg native and former Clayton Ridge student/athlete took first place at the Augustana Interregional Invitational held in Augusta, Va., on Oct. 15, with a time of 20:00.1, setting a new program record. The time is lauded as one of the fastest 6K times ever from a women's Division III runner.

Wed
02
Nov

Ballot summary for Nov. 8 general election

By Shelia Tomkins

Clayton County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to choose candidates for county, state and federal offices. 

Clayton County

Wed
26
Oct

Germaine B. Ungs

Germaine B. Ungs, 98, of Luxemburg passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque.

Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. Visitation will continue from 8:45-9:45 a.m., at the funeral home prior to funeral services.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg, conducted by Rev. Tyler Raymond.

Wed
26
Oct

City earns State Auditor award for efficiencies and innovations


From left State Auditor Rob Sand presents a PIE award to Guttenberg City Manager Denise Schneider, councilmember Austin Greve and Assistant City Manager Jamie Blume. (Press photo)

By Shelia Tomkins

The City of Guttenberg has received a Public Innovations and Efficiencies (PIE) Award from State Auditor Rob Sand. 

Guttenberg was recognized as the Best Performing City in its category and was one of nearly 30 winners in three categories — cities, counties and school districts — that participated in the contest.

Wed
26
Oct

C.R. graduate Adam Thein carves out a career in music


Adam Thein on keyboard performs with "Djo" in Pomona, Calif., in May. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Clayton Ridge graduate Adam Thein has carved out a name for himself as a mixing engineer, keyboardist, bassist, and producer specializing in indie and rock music. He and his wife, Carolina Hernandez, and their dog "Ludwig" currently reside in Houston, Texas. 

Local inspiration and support

Wed
26
Oct

Library invites writers to Open Mic

By Katey Simon

Librarian

The Guttenberg Public Library is organizing an Open Mic program for writers on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at the library. 

Wed
19
Oct

Mary K. Parker

Mary K. Parker, 89, of Guttenberg, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, at the Guttenberg Care Center. 

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 16, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and before services at the church. 

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 17, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Wed
19
Oct

Patricia A. “Pat” Bergstrom

Patricia A. “Pat” Bergstrom, 82, of Garnavillo and formerly of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, at home.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Guttenberg Marina Center.

Graveside services were Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Fairview Cemetery in Cedar Falls

Wed
19
Oct

Elizabeth A. Dolan

Elizabeth “Betty” Arlene Dolan, 97, of Guttenberg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at the Elkader Care Center in Elkader.

Funeral service were Saturday, Oct. 15, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point, conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson.

Interment was at Floral Hills Cemetery – Hazleton.

Wed
19
Oct

Businesswoman, nurse, mother shares lifetime of memories


Many local residents and visitors to the area stop and compliment Betty Evers, 91, who continues to care for her lovely expansive flower garden. (Press photo by Austin Greve)

By Caroline Rosacker

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