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Gilda L. Miller

Gilda Lavonne Miller, 92, of Colesburg, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

Graveside services were Friday, Sept. 25, at the Brown Cemetery, Colesburg. 

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Gilda was born on Jan. 4, 1928, in Guttenberg, the daughter of Ben and Ona Kulper. 

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30
Sep

Thalia E. Sadewasser

Thalia Eileen Sadewasser, 63, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. She battled cancer for the past three years.

A gathering to celebrate her life was held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City, where a time of sharing was led by Rev. Dr. Barrie Tritle.

Wed
30
Sep

Historic structure receives facelift after fire


A historic limestone apartment complex owned by Carl Pensel has seen recent interior and exterior renovations following a destructive fire. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

A tragic fire in an apartment complex owned by Carl Pensel has opened the door to an interior and exterior building restoration and a flood of pleasant memories.

1022 Bluff Street

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30
Sep

Foundation of Cornerstone Communities


Foundation of Cornerstone Communities board members are from left Amy Speed, Dr. Robert Merrick, Bob Brown, Mindy Reimer, Hannah and Jake Wille, Roger Thomas and Jackie Lee. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Rural hospitals are often considered the beating heart of a local economy. They bring economic viability to rural America, providing jobs for community residents, and a vital boost to families and local businesses in the surrounding region.

Foundation of Cornerstone Communities

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30
Sep

Polling sites listed for Nov. 3 general election

Clayton County is utilizing the same polling place locations as the previous General Election for the 2020 General Election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Personal protective equipment and extra sanitation will be provided. Polling places may be subject to change due to COVID-19. Following are a list of precincts, followed by polling locations:

Wed
23
Sep

Historic Palmer house facing demolition


Dr. Palmer's family home, community doctors office, pharmacy, and hospital is set for potential demolition. Years of vacancy and neglect have deemed the iconic structure uninhabitable. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Restoring a historic home is a massive, overwhelming undertaking. However, these structures depend on innovative thinkers to protect and celebrate the history they hold within their walls. Historic homes connect us to our past, and help us understand our traditions, keeping history alive and ensuring their stories remain a part of our lives for generations to come.  

Dr. Carson William Palmer

Wed
23
Sep

City council reviews updates on projects

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council heard updates on several city projects at its monthly meeting on Sept. 14. Mayor Bill Frommelt led council members Austin Greve, Fred Schaub, Virginia Saeugling, Jane Parker and Mick Pierce through the agenda. Also present at the council table were City Manager Denise Schneider and City Attorney Michael Schuster.

Project updates

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23
Sep

German Band to perform in Ingleside Park


The Guttenberg German Band will perform on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 2-4 p.m. in the band shell located in Ingleside Park at the intersection of China Street and River Park Drive. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

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16
Sep

Kathleen Neylan

On Thursday July 16, 2020, Kathleen Neylan, loving sister and aunt, passed away at the age of 75.

Kathleen was born on Sept. 1, 1944, in Washington, D.C. She spent her formative years in Garnavillo and Elkader. In 1961, she graduated high school from St. Clare’s School in Wisconsin. Kathleen attended the University of Iowa, with a major in literature. She received her undergraduate degree in 1964 and then went on to graduate from the University of Iowa law school in 1967. An early trailblazer, she was one of only three women in her graduating class. In 1967, she passed the Iowa Bar Exam.

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Sep

Marcus E. Schlueter

Marcus Eugene Schlueter, 92, of Ryan, passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. 

Visitation was Friday, Sept. 11, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester and also before services at the funeral home.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 12, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan, conducted by Reverend Gabriel Anderson.

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