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May

Amy Jo Less

Amy Jo Less, 34, of Durango, formerly of Guttenberg, left this world with a peaceful smile on her face, Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, after a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer.

Visitation was Sunday, May 5, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

There will be a private family service at a later date. 

Wed
08
May

Rosella Bayliss

Rosella Bayliss, 95, of Keota, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the McCreedy Home in Washington.

Visitation was Sunday, May 5, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota.

Funeral services were Monday, May 6, at Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota, conducted by Rev. Charles Fladung.

Wed
01
May

Gary W. Randall

Gary Wayne Randall, 72, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Visitation was Sunday, April 28, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Gary was born on March 25, 1947, in Guttenberg, the son of Gilman and June Randall. 

Wed
01
May

Theresa L. Eglseder

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Theresa Lyn Miller-Eglseder

I passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from complications from colorectal cancer. I was born Feb. 8, 1979, to Dan and Jean Miller of Millville. My spiritual birthday was July 24, 2005, when I accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as my personal Saviour.

Wed
01
May

Miranda Barnhart is new care center administrator


Miranda Barnhart is the newly-hired Guttenberg Care Center administrator. A Meet and Greet will be held on May 1 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the care center courtyard in her honor.

By Caroline Rosacker

ABCM Corporation of Hampton is pleased to announce Miranda Barnhart as the newly-hired administrator at their Guttenberg location. The Guttenberg Care Center and adjoining Eagle Ridge Independent & Assisted Living are located at 1315 Acre St. The senior living center overlooks the  area's infinite rolling hills and showcases a panoramic view of the Mississippi River. 

Wed
01
May

City awarded $344,640 grant for 5th St. truck route

By Shelia Tomkins

The City of Guttenberg has been awarded a $344,640 federal grant that will be used to change a truck route in north Guttenberg from Third Street to Fifth Street. The project is slated to begin in  fiscal year 2022-23.

The award came as the result of a successful grant application written by City Manager Denise Schneider. 

Wed
01
May

Vavra shines light on Mississippi River clamming history


Riverboat Captain and historian Robert C. Vavra is all smiles as he shares his love of the river while piloting his boat, "The Maiden Voyage," on the Upper Mississippi River. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Robert Vavra has always had a passion for the river. As a young lad growing up in Swisher, Vavra enjoyed spending his time outdoors in and along the banks of the Mississippi River, canoeing, swimming, and snake, frog and crawdad hunting. 

Wed
24
Apr

Berniece Johnson

Berniece Irene Wilhelmina (Glawe) Johnson, 95, of Elkader passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Elkader Care Center. 

Visitation was Sunday, March 31, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elkader and before services at the reception hall.

Funeral services were Monday, April 1, at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader conducted by Pastor Bruce Hanson.

Wed
24
Apr

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month


The Parkinson's Awareness of Clayton County group presented a check to Guttenberg Municipal Hospital physical therapist Kim Franzen. The money was used to help offset the cost of Franzen's LSVT recertification. From left are Marlene Errthum, Kim Franzen and Janet Hefel. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month: Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Symptoms often start gradually, starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder will also cause stiffness or slowing of movement.

Wed
24
Apr

Bootleggers River Tavern, new look, name and menu


From left, Bootleggers Tavern by the River owners Nick and Jen Glenis and Jim Pfaffly, stand behind one of their living edge dining tables. Re-opening of the newly-renovated restaurant is scheduled for Friday, April 26. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Bootleggers River Tavern, located at 36835 Noble Road, just off Highway 52 in Millville, has been undergoing renovations and is getting ready to re-open following recent flood damage.

The new look will be unveiled on Friday, April 26, at 11 a.m. Singer, guitarist and songwriter Bruce Bryant, Carpe Diem, will provide the entertainment. 

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