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Mary Jane F. Steger

Mary Jane Francis (Meyer) Steger, 89, of Elkport, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Central Community Hospital in Elkader surrounded by her family.

Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Marvin Bries.

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Edward K. Hanson

Edward "Ed" Kenneth Hanson, 77, of Flint, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at McLaren Hospital in Flint, Mich., of natural causes.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19, at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Clarksville and one hour before services on Saturday.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Immanuel United Church of Christ with burial in Lynwood Cemetery, both in Clarksville.

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Renee Wiedman

Renee Wiedman, 88, of New Lenox, Ill., formerly of Guttenberg, passed away peacefully Jan. 7, 2018, with her family by her side.

Services were held Saturday, Jan. 13, at Peace Lutheran Church, New Lenox, Ill.

Renee was born in Guttenberg on Sept. 1, 1929. She graduated with a nursing degree from the University of Iowa and then later married Jerome Wiedman.

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Rotary pledges $10,000 to Wave of the Future


Members of the Guttenberg Rotary Club, front from left, include Kathy Lake and Jean Green; middle row, John Finch, Mary Waterman, Janette Simon; back row, Gary Mick, Austin Coon, and Russ Loven. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The Guttenberg Rotary Club has announced a multi-year, $10,000 pledge to the Wave of the Future campaign for a new swimming pool. Funds will be distributed from the annual payout of the club’s endowment fund, The Rod and Mary Jo Tangeman Family Foundation for Guttenberg Rotary, and fundraisers like an upcoming trivia event. 

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GMH begins search for leadership, welcomes interim CEO


Pictured with the new interim CEO, from left, are GMH team members Chelsea Greene, Director of Human Resources; Sandy Ashline, Administrative Assistant; Jill DeMoss, Finance Manager; Kelly Dybvig, Interim CEO; and Deb Preston, Operating Room Manager. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

After 17 years with Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, CEO Kim Gau submitted her resignation to the board in December. This month the hospital board plans to appoint a CEO search committee, which will include both GMH Trustees and Mercy Health Network (MHN) Executives. 

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City council opens new year

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council opened the year Jan. 8 with a busy agenda that included awarding a contract for the Garber Road bridge replacement, moving forward on a wholesale power provider, and approving official appointments.

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Tickets still available The OK Factor to perform Jan. 20


Olivia Diercks, left, and Karla Colahan will perform in Guttenberg twice on Jan. 20, hosted by Umbrella Arts at River Park Place. (Photo courtesy of The OK Factor)

By Molly Moser

Limited tickets are still available to Umbrella Arts' presentation of The OK Factor, a string duo of Luther College graduates playing new-classical, crossover and original music.

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Mayor Frommelt hopes to create new momentum


Mayor Bill Frommelt and his wife, Mary, were raised in Guttenberg and have recently returned. The mayor looks forward to the challenges and rewards of his new role and hopes to galvanize the community and engage youth. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Molly Moser

For the first time in seven years, residents of Guttenberg are transitioning to a new mayor. Bill Frommelt was sworn in on Monday, Dec. 5, and took over for outgoing Mayor Russ Loven at the start of the new year. Frommelt is a Guttenberg native who has returned to the area and hopes to revive the liveliness the community held in his youth. 

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Kyle R. Dettmann

Kyle Russell Dettmann, 45, went to join his family in heaven on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, from the Guttenberg Care Center. 

Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 3, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at Clayton Cemetery.

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Betty R. Kuhlman

Betty Rose Kuhlman, 94, of Edgewood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. 

Visitation will be from 3-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood and also one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Colesburg, conducted by Pastor Joan Thomas.

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