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Wed
20
Mar

Council awards bid for water improvements

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council awarded a contract for water system improvements to Top Grade Excavating, the low bidder at $1,214,618. 

Wed
20
Mar

Groundbreaking March 26 for Community Resource Center

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Resource Center is planned for Tuesday, March 26, at 4:00 p.m. at the site located just south of the Guttenberg Municipal Building in the 500 block of South First Street.

The public is invited to attend. Following the shovel ceremony, a brief presentation will follow at the Guttenberg Brewery.

Wed
13
Mar

Auto mechanic switches gears to older models


Dan Deutmeyer was honored at a retirement party at the Brown Family dealership after 48 years of dedicated employment. From left are Rachel Licursi, Linda and Dan Deutmeyer, and Rebecca and Dave Quick. (Photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Dan Deutmeyer of Guttenberg began his career as a vehicle mechanic in 1970 – the year he married his wife, Linda, of 53 years. The couple has four grown and married children, Rebecca (Dave) Quick of Wisconsin, Rachel  (Angelo) Licursi of Minnesota, Renee (Filipe) Moreira of Wisconsin, Jeffrey (Pierrette) Deutmeyer, of Florida and nine grandchildren.

How we met

Wed
13
Mar

Open Mic celebrates one-year of shared writing


The Guttenberg Public Library Writers Open Mic is held the first Thursday of each month. Front from left are Anita Grunder, Hannah Whetston, Loretta Pierce and Duaine Palas; back row, guest Bill George, Shawn Carr, Susan Snow, Jeff Palmer, Emily Pont, Betty Pierce and Katey Simon. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Guttenberg Public Library Writers Open Mic program, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, provides a welcoming, non-judgmental environment for individuals to share their current work. The successful writer's group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The library doors open at 6:30 p.m. for attendees who wish to visit and get comfortable before the program begins.

Wed
06
Mar

Stockyard serves up a little bit of Texas in Osterdock


Stockyard Restaurant and Bar owner Joe Kann enjoys providing top-quality food, drinks, and service to hungry locals, tourists, and outdoor enthusiasts in his Texas-themed eatery. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Young entrepreneur Joe Kann used his fond memories of spending time in Texas as a youth with his family as the motivation for the Stockyard Restaurant and Bar located at 3559 Kiln Road in Osterdock. 

Winter hours are Thursday - Saturday from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

Wed
06
Mar

GMHC volunteer greeter program receives high marks


Becky Shaffer enjoys her position as a volunteer greeter at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

During the COVID-19 pandemic the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics (GMHC) hired front door screeners to greet patients and guide them through the check-in questions. At that time, hospital staff members recognized what an asset it was to have someone there to greet patients. 

Volunteer greeter program

Wed
06
Mar

Corps seeks public input on mooring sites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on some potential mooring facilities on the Upper Mississippi River, including a site near Guttenberg.

Mooring facilities are structures in the river that vessels can use to temporarily anchor. There are two types: 

Mooring cell: A circular sheet pile structure usually filled with earth and/or concrete.

Wed
28
Feb

Rotary Trivia Night to benefit Buechel Hill Trail


Guttenberg Rotary Club is sponsoring a trivia night at the Guttenberg Golf Course club house on March 15. Proceeds from the event will be used for the group's Buechel Hill Trail improvements project. From left are Dennis McNeal, Mary Waterman, Tim Ahlers, Jean Green and Jake Lessard. In the background is the Rotary Christmas star. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The Guttenberg Rotary Club is planning a Trivia Night with proceeds going towards their Buechel Hill Trail improvements project.

Trivia Night

Wed
28
Feb

Clayton Co. Conservation 2023 annual report


The Clayton County Conservation Board manages 1,401 acres which includes seven campgrounds that accommodated over 2,732 campers in 2023. (Photo courtesy of Clayton County Conservation)

By Caroline Rosacker

Clayton County Conservation is on a mission to promote the health and general welfare of the people, to model and encourage preservation, conservation, education and recreation through responsible use and appreciation of our natural resources and cultural heritage. 

The following information is a summary of all the great accomplishments staff, volunteers and monetary donations towards beneficial projects have accomplished in 2023.

Wed
21
Feb

FFA – the future of agriculture since 1928


Above, Clayton Ridge High School Agriculture teacher and Tri-Star FFA leader Jenna Beitz encourages her students to participate in FFA. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Future Farmers of America (FFA) was founded by a group of young farmers in 1928. The youth organization transforms lives and prepares its members for leadership roles, personal growth and career success through hands-on agricultural education experiences. 

Jenna Beitz

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