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Wed
09
Aug

"1673 - A Look Back in Time" available locally


Anita Grunder of Clayton uses her voice and writing skills to share her community's unique history. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

 By Caroline Rosacker

Anita Grunder of Clayton, an author and Wine & River Vacation Rental owner, has a passion for local and Native American history, and uses her voice and writing skills to share her community's unique story. 

Wed
09
Aug

A century of memories Rita Gerner to observe 100th birthday


Rita Gerner

Rita Gerner will observe her 100th birthday on Aug. 19. A card shower is planned in her honor. Cards may be addressed to her at:

28429 Great River Rd.

Guttenberg IA 52052

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Wed
02
Aug

Model railroad hobbyist shares expansive project


Jim Niehaus's 1/48 scale model railroad project has been under construction for the past 15 years. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The world of model railroading in America has changed throughout the years, but enthusiasts who meticulously build their own train sets are as passionate as ever. 

Jim Niehaus

Wed
02
Aug

Local Rotary celebrates 95 years of service


Rotary completed Guttenberg's River Walk, from Main Street to Broadway Street, and dedicated it to the City of Guttenberg on July 24, 1997. The River Walk is by far the most used of all projects Rotary has done in the City of Guttenberg. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Caroline Rosacker

Founded in Chicago in 1905, Rotary International is a global volunteer network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change.

International and local Rotary groups have contributed to polio eradication; peace efforts; international education; humanitarian projects; literacy programs, and water management for communities in need, especially in developing countries.

Wed
02
Aug

Crazy Day sales, Celebrate Guttenberg this Saturday

The annual "Celebrate Guttenberg" event and Crazy Day sales will be held this Saturday, Aug. 5. The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce has planned a full day of family activities.

The day will begin with a free youth fishing tournament starting at 7 a.m. at the south municipal marina, with weigh-in and awards at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by The Guttenberg Motel; to register call Patty at 563-252-1433. 

Wed
26
Jul

Local couple enjoy rewards of an active lifestyle


A well-rounded fitness routine and healthy eating habits enable Ken (left) and Kim Davis to participate in all the activities they enjoy. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker 

Research indicates that older adults with an active lifestyle are less likely to develop certain diseases, have a longer lifespan, are happier and less depressed, are better prepared to cope, and may be able to improve their cognitive abilities. 

Ken and Kim Davis

Wed
26
Jul

Foundation names Executive Director


Newly-hired executive director of Foundation of Cornerstone Communities (FCC) Michele Von Handorf (left) and her lifelong friend Jackie Lee, FCC board president, are looking forward to working together. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Former Clayton Ridge Elementary School secretary Michele Von Handorf has accepted a part time position as Executive Director of Foundation of Cornerstone Communities (FCC). 

Wed
26
Jul

Celebrate Guttenberg set for Saturday, Aug. 5

The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for this year's Celebrate Guttenberg event, set for Saturday, Aug. 5.

The day will begin with a free youth fishing tournament starting at 7 a.m. at the south municipal marina, with weigh-in and awards at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by The Guttenberg Motel; to register call Patty at 563-252-1433. 

Wed
19
Jul

Racing pigeon flies the coop – will he stay?


A handsome racing pigeon has flow into Guttenberg and captured the hearts of local residents. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

A racing pigeon, newly named "Puff the Magic Pigeon," landed in Guttenberg at the home of Dale and Mary Barnes on June 25. 

Wed
19
Jul

Sunset Harvest Farm of Guttenberg part of RX FARM-ACY program


Sunset Harvest Farm proprietors Shannon Knaack (left) and Sara Davis are providing fresh produce for the GMHC RX FARM-ACY Prescription Program. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Sunset Harvest Farm, LLC is a small-scale sustainable vegetable farm cared for by cousins Sara Davis and Shannon Knaack of Clayton County. The ambitious duo is excited to be part of the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics (GMHC) RX FARM-ACY Prescription Program. 

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