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Mildred Tucker

Mildred Tucker, 105, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., formerly of Guttenberg, died Friday, July 6, 2018.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 21, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Penny Hansel. Visitation was before services at the funeral home.

Interment was at the Guttenberg City Cemetery.

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18
Jul

City council moves forward on swimming pool project

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on July 9 moved forward on the municipal swimming pool project, discussed mobile food vendors, and heard plans for downtown beautification. 

Swimming pool

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18
Jul

Fundraising continues $480,213 granted to Wave of the Future project


Attending the May Enhance Iowa board meeting in Urbandale were, from left, Deb Moser, Katy Geuder, Molly Moser, Norma Thiese and Debbie Eulberg. Not pictured is MJ Smith. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

The Wave of the Future project for Guttenberg’s new swimming pool was awarded a grant in the amount of $480,213 from the Enhance Iowa board’s Community Attractions and Tourism program (EICAT) on Wednesday, July 11, at the Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls. 

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18
Jul

Kahle travels to Barcelona, Spain


Anna Kahle visited Park Gruell on an adventure in Spain that she hopes will help her prepare for a future career as a social studies teacher. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Clayton Ridge High School 2015 graduate Anna Kahle traveled to Barcelona, Spain, during the month of May, visiting Roman ruins, swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, and touring sites of Spanish art and architecture. 

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18
Jul

Bernard Tapke Jr.

Bernard Tapke Jr., 85, of Luxemburg, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.

Visitation and funeral services were Friday, July 13, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg. Rev. Noah Diehm officiated and Rev. Richard Gaul concelebrated; the lectors were Melissa Mensen and Jennifer Oberbroeckling; giftbearers were Abby Steffen, Katie Tapke, Amanda Winter and Michelle Ohrt; Terri Ellerbach provided the music; Erin Steffen, Helen Deutmeyer and Dianne Duwe were eucharistic ministers and pallbearers were Nicki Stelken, Joe Steffen, Michael, Alesha and Kyle Tapke.

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18
Jul

Miya I. Erickson

Miya Isabella Erickson, 14, daughter of Michael and Caroline Erickson and Amy and Walt Zehr was called home to her heavenly father on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

Visitation was Monday, July 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 17, at the church, conducted by Rev. John S. Haugen.

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11
Jul

Ardythe Hager

Ardythe Hager, 84, of Guttenberg, died Friday, July 6, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, after a brief illness.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 16, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Guttenberg.

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11
Jul

Betty E. Kremer

Betty Eileen Kremer, 87, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood.

Visitation was Sunday, July 8, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, July 9, at Trinity United Methodist Church, in Edgewood, conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson.

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11
Jul

Doris “Dorie” Dingbaum Mallicoat

Doris “Dorie” Dingbaum Mallicoat, 89, of Manchester, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Visitation was Monday, July 2, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester and before services Tuesday.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 3, at  the funeral home.

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11
Jul

Umbrella Arts sculpture project


Rosemary's Bed & Bath at 518 S. River Park Drive has submitted this entry to the Umbrella Arts sculpture project, created by owner Jane Parker. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

This fish sculpture by Chamber Director Mandy Ludovissy is a welcome sight at the Guttenberg Welcome Center, 323 S. River Park Drive. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

Umbrella Arts has extended its deadline for fish sculptures for its summer sculpture project to Wednesday, Aug. 1. To enter, send a photo and the location of the sculpture to Juanita Loven at lovenrj@alpinecom.net. For contest details, call 563-252-1310.

"There is a wide variety of entries, so take the opportunity to check them out," said Loven. "Some are inside, some outside, and one online." A list of sculpture locations follows (not all are entered in the contest).  

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