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Vernon G. Bockenstedt

Vernon G. Bockenstedt, age 75, of Colesburg, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville.

Visitation was Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Interment was at Bethel Cemetery, Osterdock.

Wed
31
Oct

Anita M. Bond

Anita M. Bond, 87, of Colesburg died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at her home.

Visitation and celebration of life was Saturday, Oct. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Colesburg.

Burial was at the Brown Cemetery in Colesburg. 

Wed
31
Oct

Nancy A. Metz

Nancy A. (Hayward) Metz, 76, of Milwaukee, Wis., formerly of Guttenberg, passed away unexpectedly due to a heart virus on Oct. 21, 2018.

A celebration of Nancy’s life and service of remembrance was Thursday, Oct. 25.

Wed
24
Oct

Dr. Russell Loven to receive Distinguished Service Award


Dr. Russell Loven

By Shelia Tomkins

Homecoming weekend at Luther College in Decorah will be a memorable one for Guttenberg resident Dr. Russell Loven, who will receive the Luther Distinguished Service Award at an awards dinner that kicks off weekend festivities on the campus.

The award will be presented Friday evening, Oct. 26,  by Luther President Paula Carlson in Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union, on the Luther campus.

Wed
24
Oct

Spooktacular event to feature Italian meal, Dracula play


From left, Tim Walker, Brandon Walker, and Jason Tipsword of the Driftless Theatre Company rehearse for the Oct. 27 presentation of Dracula! The Radio Play to be held at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg. (Photo submitted)

Submitted by Julie Davis

 he harvest is finally underway, trees are showing their fall colors and pumpkins decorate front porches declaring fall has arrived!

Halloween is just a week away but before you take the kids out in their costumes to trick or treat, there is another great family outing opportunity. The Umbrella Arts Fall Chill Spooktacular event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg.

Wed
24
Oct

School board hears reports, updates; elects officers at special meeting

The Clayton Ridge School board, meeting in regular session on Oct. 16, heard reports from administrators, approved the instructional support levy and approved a request for state aid.

President John Heying led members Christine Aulwes, Mike Finnegan, Ellen Johnson and Kathy Ihde through the evening's agenda. Not present were board members Alecia Helle and Jason Reimer. Also attending were Superintendent Shane Wahls, secretary-treasurer David Schlueter and Steve Hoff. 

Wed
24
Oct

Rita A. Eulberg

Rita Alice Eulberg, 80, of Garnavillo, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 21, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Marvin Bries.

Wed
24
Oct

Mary E. Ford

Mary Elizabeth Ford, 89, passed away Oct. 20, 2018, at the Guttenberg Hospital.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the United Methodist Church, Guttenberg.

A short graveside service to follow at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Wed
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.

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