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Tue
31
Oct

LaVerne Troester

LaVerne L. Troester (Mrs. Oscar Troester), 93, of Garnavillo, died Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center. LaVerne was born November 3, 1923, near Clayton, Iowa. She was the daughter of Lester and Anna Fischer Mohning. LaVerne graduated from Garnavillo High School with the class of 1941. On December 29, 1943, she was united in marriage to Oscar Troester at Peace Lutheran Church at Clayton. Three children were born to this union. 

Tue
24
Oct

Terry Maggert April 29, 1945 to October 6, 2017

Terry Fredrick Maggert, 72, of Elkader, Iowa, went to be with Jesus, his Savior, on October 6, 2017.

Terry was born April 29, 1945, at the farm in Pony Hollow, outside of Elkader, to Gail and Maxine “Pat” (Freeman) Maggert. He attended school at Central Community of Elkader, graduating in May 1963. He then enlisted and served four years in the United States Navy. Terry married Suzan Rae Grabowski in Rome, New York, on September 23, 1967. To this union a son and daughter were born.

Tue
24
Oct

Eileen Ruff April 7, 1931 to October 16, 2017

Eileen A. Ruff, 86, of McGregor, Iowa died Monday, October 16, 2017, at her home in McGregor, Iowa in the care of her family. Eileen Agnes was born on April 7, 1931 to Lester and Ronilla (Schoulte) Connor in Elkader, Iowa. She attended Country School, St. Joseph Catholic School, Elkader High School, and graduated from Monona High School in 1948.

Eileen was united in marriage with Erwin Ruff on September 8, 1951, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Monona, Iowa. Eight children were born to this union. Together they farmed outside of McGregor, Iowa. She enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, growing flowers and tending to her farm animals. Eileen enjoyed cooking maple syrup each spring.

Tue
24
Oct

Duane Walter November 23, 1929-September 25, 2017

Duane Clarence Walter, 87, of McGregor, Iowa died Monday, September 25, 2017, at Central Community Hospital, Elkader, Iowa. Duane was born November 28, 1929, to Clifford and Bertha (Sonstegard) Walter in rural Luana, Iowa. He attended Eno Country School through the 8thgrade. Duane proudly served in the United States Army.

Tue
24
Oct

Volleyball team advances


Central’s Mary Kate Wille gets ready to serve in a volleyball contest against Ed-CO. The Warriors won in five serts.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

On October 17 the Central volleyball team played its first round regional game at Ed-Co.

 “Ed-Co has been one of the top teams in the area for many years so we knew it was going to be an intense match and we had to keep our errors to a minimum,” Coach Derek Bergan said.  

Tue
24
Oct

Central girls win district; headed back to state!


The Central girls’ crpss country team is headed back to state 15th time in the last 22 years. The state competition is Saturday, October 22. More photos on Facebook.

By Pat McTaggart

 

On October 19 the Central cross-country team participated in the district meet at Solon High School. 23 schools were represented with 15 complete teams and 112 runners. The girls finished in 1st place with these results:

3. Ciera Deitchler, 20:20; 7. Jasmine Mueller, 21:06; 10. Desi Weber, 21:19; 26. Cassie Larson, 22:42; 32. Danielle Weber, 22:53; 55. Ellie Kuehl, 24:20; 64. Maria Medberry, 25:02.

Tue
24
Oct

Career has gone to the dogs. . .and cats


Jill Herman shampoos a canine client at her business, Pampered Pets Grooming based in Elkader and Guttenberg.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Jill Herman’s career has gone to the dogs—and she couldn’t be happier about it.

Tue
17
Oct

Girls 3rd, boys 5th at UIC meet


Central’s varsity girls cross country team placed third and the varsity boys placed fifth at the UIC conference meet.

Central’s varsity girls cross country team placed third and the varsity boys placed fifth at the UIC conference meet.

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

On October 13 the Central cross-country team participated in the UIC Conference Meet at the Tri-Cities Golf Course in Luana. Central’s girls finished 3rd in a field of six teams and 45 runners with the following results: 

Tue
17
Oct

St. Olaf Tavern receives honor


St. Olaf Tavern owners Randy and Lisa Lenth, shown with 2017 County Pork Queen Megan Glawe, were the recipients of the 2017 Restaurant Award.

By Melissa Spielbauer Combs

Guttenberg Press

 

The St. Olaf Tavern was the recipient of this year’s Restaurant Award presented by the Clayton County Pork Producers at their banquet held September 30 in Elkader..

Tue
17
Oct

Hurricane Irma: aftermath Area crews return from storm work


Josh Abbott, left, and Blair Everman, lineman with Allamakee-Clayton Rural Electric Cooperative, were two of 146 Iowa workers who helped restore electrical service along the Florida-Georgia line following Hurricane Irma.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

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