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"Scars N Cars" created to inspire others


Forest Brown and his creative team meet to discuss "Scars N Cars," an ongoing YouTube video project. Front, Forest Brown; from left, Mark Whitmore and Dan Kuempel. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Forest Brown, Director of Operations at Brown's Family of Dealerships, with locations in Guttenberg, Elkader, Dyersville and West Branch, has been an employee with the family car dealership since he was 14 years old. 

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City council awards Schiller Street contract

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council awarded a $755,097 contract for the Schiller Street beautification project to Portzen Construction of Dubuque at the regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 8.

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10
Mar

Eldoris M. Borcherding

Eldoris Marie Borcherding, 80, of Garnavillo, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Visitation was Sunday, March 7, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Monday, March 8, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

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Bertha “Bert” Behrend

Bertha “Bert” Behrend finally died on March 4, 2021, after an in-depth argument with ALS. She was at home surrounded by those who she loved the most.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 10, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo.

Inurnment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Garnavillo.

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Earl R. Brimeyer

Earl R. Brimeyer, 82, of Holy Cross, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at home, surrounded by his family on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Visitation was Thursday, March 4, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross.

Funeral services were Friday, March 5, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Buena Vista, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

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Beverly Herman

Beverly led an unconventional life. She was born June 21, 1936, at her home in Guttenberg. Her parents were Hilda Wench and Fred Follman. She and her two older brothers grew up very poor. Their house had no indoor plumbing and she spoke of going out in the winter cold to use their outhouse.

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Bilden enjoys building relationships

By Caroline Rosacker

Laura Bilden began her career as a 6-12 Principal at the age of 29 for the Clayton Ridge Community School district. She is currently 31 and will complete her second year as a school leader this May. 

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10
Mar

Accounting firm celebrates 30 years in business


Anna Mae Moser, CPA, has been providing area residents and businesses with accounting services for 30 years. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Business owner Anna Moser, CPA, has been providing area residents and businesses with top-notch accounting services in Guttenberg since Oct. 1, 1990.

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10
Mar

Mississippi flood risk predicted near-normal

By Shelia Tomkins

With melting snow and the anticipated arrival of spring, Guttenberg residents have learned to keep an eye on river levels as the traditional spring crest on the Mississippi River approaches.

The latest forecast from the National Weather Services lists the risk of Mississippi River flooding this spring at near-normal to slightly below normal for the Guttenberg area.

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Greve carries on a legacy of volunteerism


Austin Greve Age: 37 Position: Production, accounting and social media specialist for The Guttenberg Press Birthplace: Guttenberg Residence: Guttenberg

By Caroline Rosacker

Austin Greve, production, accounting, and social media specialist at The Guttenberg Press, was born and raised in Guttenberg. The 37-year-old is the sixth generation of his mother’s family to live in Guttenberg. He attended St. Mary’s School through the eighth grade and graduated from Guttenberg High School in 2001. Following graduation he attended NICC in Peosta, studying computer networking.

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