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17
Oct

City council tables food truck ordinance and pool change

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on  Monday, Oct. 6, again discussed revisions to an ordinance governing mobile food vendors, tabled a design change request for the new pool bathhouse, and approved the purchase of a new ambulance.

Wed
17
Oct

Costume contest planned for Ghouls and Goblins Night Out


Get in the spirit of Halloween this Thursday evening when Guttenberg businesses welcome all ghouls and goblins during a special shopping event. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins

Guttenberg merchants are getting into the Halloween spirit once again with Ghouls and Goblins Night Out. The eighth annual event, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, gives adults the opportunity to celebrate Halloween and support Guttenberg businesses. This year's event features a new twist — a costume contest with prizes.

Wed
17
Oct

Pastor Shane Anderson is Guttenberg's first police chaplain


Pastor Shane Anderson was recently appointed chaplain for the Guttenberg Police Department. (Photo submitted)

By Shelia Tomkins

Pastor Shane Anderson of Guttenberg, who serves St. John's Lutheran and St. Paul Lutheran Churches, recently stepped into an additional role — chaplain for the Guttenberg Police Department. He was appointed to the newly-created position by the city council in June.

"We are pleased to have Pastor Shane as our police chaplain," commented Police Chief George Morteo. "He will be a valuable asset to our department as we serve the community."

Wed
17
Oct

Frances Z. Ulbrich

Frances Zonia Ulbrich, 79, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. Visitation was before services at the church.

Inurnment was at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Wed
10
Oct

Alzheimers Disease and their caregivers


At the Guttenberg Care Center, from left, Kay Bailey, Dr. Janette Simon and Jimmy Powers are skilled at dealing with the daily needs of residents who live with Alzheimer's Disease. (Photo by Ammi Hugo)

Contributed by Ammi Hugo

Most people of my generation secretly, and often not so secretly, express their fear of this disease.   Whenever we forget why we went to the basement, or stand in front of the fridge wondering why we are there, or find our car keys in the fridge, that diagnosis flashes in front of our mind's eyes. We are relieved if friends joke about their forgetfulness, or we read about normal signs of aging vesus signs of dementia and sigh with relief if we deem ourselves to still be okay.

Wed
10
Oct

Public art installation to be dedicated Saturday


Artist Victoria Reed, center, guides her walleye sculpture into position on Oct. 5, with help from city employees Steve Bahls, left, and Dan Pierce. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins

"The Deepest Pattern,” a public art installation by Victoria Reed, will be dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. in the park in the 500 block of South River Park Drive in Guttenberg.

Wed
10
Oct

Clayton County comprehensive plan draft available for public review

The public is invited to review a draft of the 2018 Clayton County Comprehensive Plan and offer feedback to planners.  

The plan provides information regarding housing, economic development, transportation, agriculture, natural resources, public facilities, land use and more, establishes a vision for the county, and identifies a set of goals and strategies to assist local officials as they make future decisions. 

Wed
10
Oct

Darlene M. Dutka

Darlene Mae Dutka, 77, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 9, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Guttenberg. Funeral service followed the visitation, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Inurnment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Wed
10
Oct

Charles N. Strub

Charles Nicholas Strub, 88, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 7, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Wed
10
Oct

Patsy A. Dickson

Patsy Ann Dickson, 83, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque, surrounded by her family.

Visitation is from 9-10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Guttenberg. Funeral services will follow at the church at 10 a.m., conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Inurnment will be at St. John’s Cemetery, Guttenberg.

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