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May

Thomas J. Tujetsch

Thomas James Tujetsch, 66, of Guttenberg, passed away at home on Thursday, May 13, 2021, following a courageous battle with lymphoma.

Memorial services were Monday, May 17 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guttenberg. Visitation was before services at the church.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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May

Harold A. Mueller

Harold Aloysious Mueller, 89, of Garnavillo, died Friday, May 14, 2021, at River Living Center in Guttenberg. 

Visitation was Monday, May 17, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. 

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May

Bernard H. Peterson

Bernard Hensel Peterson, 81, of Garnavillo, died Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Private family funeral services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Bernard was born on June 12, 1939, in Guttenberg, the son of Hensel and Ruby (Vorwald) Peterson.

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May

Michael J. Britten

Michael James Britten passed away in his home surrounded by family on May 10, 2021, at 7:46 p.m.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, July 10, from 12-4 p.m. at PromiseLand Winery near Millville.

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May

Gerald “Buzz” Groth

Gerald “Buzz” Groth, 84, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg. 

There will be no services at this time.Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Buzz was born on July 11, 1936, on the home farm near Elkport, the son of George and Orvillda Groth.

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May

Paddlers pursue Guinness World Record


Paddlers attempting to set the Guinness World Record for fastest canoe trip down the Mississippi River entered Lock and Dam 10 on May 10. A support boat is accompanying the ultra-athletes, providing food, water and supplies. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Guttenberg has seen many ambitious paddlers make their way down the Mississippi River. Most boaters map out several weeks to complete the journey. On the evening of Monday, May 10, paddlers Scott Miller, Joel Ford, Perry Whitaker and Adam Macht passed through Lock and Dam 10 attempting to set the Guinness World Record for fastest canoe trip down the Mississippi River. 

The following biographies were submitted by the team's media spokesperson.

Wed
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May

Group addresses bikability in city


In Oct. 2020, a bike audit committee was formed to address bicycle safety in Guttenberg. The committee inventoried existing bike racks, considered directional pavement sharrows, has plans to create a bike route map, investigate the possibility of a bike share/rental system for the general public, and add additional way-finding signs for easier navigation and bike route connectivity. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The City of Guttenberg invited Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark, to assist with identifying opportunities for enhancing bikeability in the community. The Wellmark program uses evidence-based, proven tools and techniques that help make the healthy choice the easy choice. The program's purpose is to prompt healthy lifestyles through changes to the environment, which in turn can result in improved economic stability. 

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May

City council approves new police car

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on May 10 ordered a new car for the police department, granted salary and wage increases to non-union personnel and heard an update on city projects.

Mayor Bill Frommelt led the council through the evening's agenda. On hand for the meeting were council members Mick Pierce, Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling and Jane Parker, and City Manager Denise Schneider.

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May

O.W. "Bill" Kellogg

Former Guttenberg resident and Press publisher Bill Kellogg died April 29, 2021, at age 95 in St. Louis, Mo. after a brief illness.

Oliver William “Bill” Kellogg was born March 28, 1926, in Humboldt to Oliver Fletcher and Erma (Gossard) Kellogg. He was raised in Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska, and attended several schools as the family followed work during the Great Depression.

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May

Two athletic clubs boost C.R. sports programs


Clayton Ridge Athletic Booster Club members encourage and support the school's many athletic programs. Seated from left are Nikole Hoeger, Ann Moore, Kelly Roth and Sharon Cunningham; standing are Josh Roth, Lana Troester, Steve Staebler and Courtney and Tim Severson. (Photo submitted)

Note: Steve Staebler is a member of the Clayton Ridge Athletic Booster Club and is a dedicated supporter of city and school athletic programs. 

Submitted by Steve Staebler

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