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Harold Siegele

Harold Siegele, 80, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, Wis.

Celebration of life was Saturday, Aug. 11, at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Prairie du Chien, Wis. Visitation was before services at the funeral home on Saturday.

Burial will be at a later date.

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Trevor S. Kimball

Trevor Stephen Kimball, 37, of Rochester, Minn., formerly of Cedar Falls, died Dec. 25, 2017, at home after a long battle with cystic fibrosis.

A celebration of life was held on June 14, at Quarry Ridge PL N.W. Apt. in Rochester, Minn.

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CR students to head back to school at new attendance centers

By Shelia Tomkins

Thursday, Aug. 23, will mark the beginning of the new school year — or the end of summer vacation, depending on your viewpoint — for the Clayton Ridge Community School District and St. Mary/ Immaculate Conception School.

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State, federal agencies restore river habitat


At a program on July 30, Karen Osterkamp of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources gave an overview of federal and state efforts to restore and manage the Mississippi River. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins 

The Mississippi River that forms Guttenberg's east border is a complex and evolving system that changed dramatically with the coming of the lock and dam systems in the 1930s.

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River expedition to raise funds for ShelterBox disaster relief


Erikk Elsea is paddling the length of the Mississippi River to raise funds for ShelterBox, a program that aids in domestic and international disaster relief. (Photo submitted)

By Shelia Tomkins

A Florida man stopped in Guttenberg last week during a trip down the Mississippi River on a personal journey to raise funds and awareness for disaster relief.

Erik Elsea is solo-paddling the entire length of the river to raise money for ShelterBox USA. Elsea, former president of the Cape Coral Rotary Club, arrived in time to speak with Guttenberg Rotary members at their weekly Thursday meeting on Aug. 9.

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Aug

Roland E. Hansel

Roland Emory Hansel, 75, or you may have known him as Gano, Boise, Sonny or Uncle, of Guttenberg passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at his farm on Miners Creek.

Visitation was Monday, Aug. 6, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. Funeral services followed the visitation at the funeral home, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher. 

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Robyn J. Andras

Robyn Joy (Weger) Andras, 56, of Brooksville, Fla. passed away July 25 at home, from cancer.

Services were held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Grace World Outreach Church.

Burial was in the Spring Lake Cemetery, Brooksville, Fla.

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Richard L. Andregg

Richard Loren Andregg, 92, of Guttenberg, died Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 10, from 10-11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. following the visitation at the church, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries and Deacon James Pfaffly.

Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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Municipal pool closing ceremony set for Sunday evening, Aug. 19

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg Municipal Swimming Pool will close with a splash on Sunday evening, Aug. 19, when the public is invited to a special closing ceremony to bid farewell to the aging structure prior to the start of the new pool construction.

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Teen gaming focus of prevention effort


From left, Mary Boots and Genevieve Balajadia, addiction counselors from Dubuque, want the public to know about the connection between teen gaming and problem gambling. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins 

Two counselors who specialize in addictions recently visited Clayton County to spread the word about the connection between teen gaming and problem gambling.

Mary Boots, I.A.D.C., B.A., and Genevieve Balajadia, M.A.,  work out of the Substance Abuse Services Center in Dubuque and serve a 10-county area that includes Clayton County.

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