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14
Sep

Local weekend events in Clayton County

By Shelia Tomkins

Enjoy the upcoming September weekend by attending two popular annual events in southern Clayton County.

The Northeast Iowa Farm and Antique Association will present the 41st annual Plagman Barn Show Days on Sept. 16-17-18. The show grounds are located at 28384 Garber Road (C7X) 10 miles west of Guttenberg. The event features demonstrations on early farm and home practices and techniques, plus food, music, and other activities for the entire family.

Wed
07
Sep

Rosemary S. Menke

Rosemary Susanna (Wille) Menke, 92, of Dyersville and formerly of Luxemburg, was called to heaven on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 2, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville. Visitation was before services at church prior to funeral mass.

Burial was in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Luxemburg.

Wed
07
Sep

William D. Bishop

William Duane Bishop, 89, of Lincolnwood Assisted Living in Edgewood passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, in the care of Above and Beyond Hospice.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Stone Church, formerly the Cornerstone Church, in Manchester. A Celebration of Life along with lunch will follow the service at the church.

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

Wed
07
Sep

Shirley M. Tackman

Shirley Mae (Radabaugh) Tackman, 79, of Guttenberg, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation was Thursday, Sept. 1, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 2, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Michael Ashman. 

Wed
07
Sep

Meet the CR instructional coaches


Clayton Ridge instructional coaches from left are, Nicole DeGidio, Tierney Hoefer and Laurie Smith; back row, Janna Kregel, Adam Radcliffe and Sarah Cherne. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

An Iowa Teacher Leadership Compensation Grant has provided funding for schools across the state to add instructional coaching positions to their staff. 

The Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) System rewards effective teachers with leadership opportunities and fosters greater collaboration for all teachers to learn from one another.

Wed
07
Sep

New teachers at Clayton Ridge


Clayton Ridge new faculty members are, from left, Ben Backes, Casey Zarr, Savannah Domeyer, Janita Stavropolis, Sara Phillips, and Makenzie Farmer. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

The Clayton Ridge School District welcomed the following new faculty members for the coming school year.

Makenzie Farmer

Wed
07
Sep

City hires CV/Chamber director

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council, at a special meeting on Aug. 29, hired Brandie Tomkins to fill the Community Vitality/Chamber director position.

On hand for the special meeting were Mayor Fred Schaub, City Manager Denise Schneider and councilmembers Mandy Ludovissy, Austin Greve, Jane Parker, Steve Bahls and Michelle Geuder.

Wed
31
Aug

Candace “Candy” Krapfl

Candace “Candy” Krapfl, 71, of Winthrop, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, at Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 24, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment will be at Garnavillo Community Cemetery.

Wed
31
Aug

Ingleside Park landmarks receive signs


Guttenberg park board member John Hess (above) researched and had signs placed on the Civil War Cannon and two professionally engraved dropstones located in Ingleside Park. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

A Civil War cannon and two dropstones, professionally engraved with the year 1936 and located in Ingleside Park in Guttenberg, have finally received the recognition they deserve thanks to City Park Board member John Hess.

Hess diligently started his research in 2019. "I think it is very important to have correct signage placed near or on historical landmarks in public areas," Hess commented. "It removes any speculation and identifies the landmark being observed."

Wed
31
Aug

Keyes to present history of Hershey Chocolate Co.


Laura Keyes, who previously portrayed Laura Ingalls Wilder, will return to Guttenberg to present "The History of the Hershey Chocolate Company" on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. in the municipal building auditorium. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Laura Keyes of Dunlap, Ill., will present The History of the Hersey Chocolate Company on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Guttenberg Municipal Building auditorium. The program is sponsored by the Guttenberg Library Foundation. 

Milton S. Hershey

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