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Wed
01
Nov

Ballot summary for Nov. 7 school, city election

By Shelia Tomkins

Clayton County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to choose candidates for school and municipal offices. 

Following is a summary  of the ballot information that appeared in the Oct. 18 issue for contests in The Press readership area.

Clayton Ridge 

Wed
25
Oct

Operation Christmas Child seeks drop-off location


Amy Speed, Area Coordinator with Operation Christmas Child, leads a team of ministry coordinators and recruits shoebox drop-off locations, which Clayton County currently does not have. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

For over 50 years, Samaritan’s Purse has followed Christ’s command by going to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering – providing food, medicine, and other assistance in the name of Jesus Christ. 

Operation Christmas Child 

Wed
25
Oct

School board candidate


Dan Kregel

Note: Following are interview questions answered by Dan Kregel, one of seven candidates for the Clayton Ridge school board. He submitted his answers after the deadline for the Oct. 11 issue. 

Dan Kregel

Wed
25
Oct

City Council candidates respond to questions


Austin Greve

Jane Parker

On Nov. 7 Clayton County residents will have an opportunity to vote in municipal and school elections. The Guttenberg Press published interviews with school board and hospital board candidates in previous issues. This week features interviews with the two candidates running for two seats on the city council.

 

Jane Parker

Wed
18
Oct

Three candidates for hospital board


Bill Allyn

Austin Coon

Dr. Alicia Walke

On Nov. 7 Clayton County residents will have an opportunity to vote in municipal and school elections. The Guttenberg Press published interviews with school board candidates in last week's issue. This week features interviews with the three candidates running for three seats on the hospital board. City council interviews will appear next week.

Bill Allyn

Wed
18
Oct

Energy assistance eligibility explained


NEICAC Family Service Specialist Christine Clagg offers in-person assistance to improve the stability and quality of life for individuals and families with limited resources. From left are Christine Clagg, and CCAP Operation and Development Director NEICAC Karli Schmelzer. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporations (NEICAC) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to qualifying homeowners and renters with limited resources for home heating costs and energy crisis situations.

"We serve Allamakee, Bremer, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek counties," noted Karli Schmelzer, CCAP Operation and Development Director NEICAC. 

Wed
18
Oct

Council enters closed session to discuss strategy

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 9, quickly worked through the regular agenda before going into closed session at the end of the meeting. 

Wed
11
Oct

Candidates vie for contested Clayton Ridge school board seats


Michelle Mertens-Dodgen

Sam Brandt

Thomas (T.J.) Pierce

Hunter Koth

Ellen Johnson

Shelly Mommer

On Nov. 7 Clayton County residents will have an opportunity to vote in municipal and school elections. The Guttenberg Press will publicize candidate interviews beginning with school board candidates in this issue.

The school board has five seats up for election, with seven candidates on the ballot. City council and hospital board interviews will follow in upcoming issues. 

 Michelle Mertens-Dodgen

Wed
11
Oct

Salem witch trials topic of Oct. 19 program

By Caroline Rosacker

Discover the real story behind the Salem Witch Trials when historian Kathy Wilson presents The Devil Has My Consent: The Real Story Behind the Salem Witch Trials 1692-1693.

Wilson's presentation is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Guttenberg Municipal Building auditorium in conjunction with Ghoul's Night Out. The Guttenberg Public Library Foundation is sponsoring the program.

Wed
04
Oct

U.A. Fall Chill presents Beatlemania


Sgt. Pepper is on the loose and excited for Umbrella Arts Fall Chill event "Beatlemania! A Tribute to the Fab Four" at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. From left are Julie Rastetter, Gloria Britten, Sue Osterhaus and M.J. Smith. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Umbrella Arts is pleased to announce plans for their annual Fall Chill event "Beatlemania! A Tribute to the Fab Four." 

Ralph Kluseman and Johnnie Walker will collaborate to present the musical tribute to the Beatles beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg, with an intermission costume contest. 

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