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Tue
30
Jun

NEW STORE OPENS TODAY

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Rachel Jaster realizes a personal goal today when Garments and Goods opens its Elkader store. 

Tue
23
Jun

Let Them Eat Cake! Interest in art leads to cake design


Nin Glawe shows the steps that go into finishing a cake.

By Jean Marie Hall

Freelance Writer

Life sometimes takes strange turns. Take Nin Glawe’s life, for instance.

Nin was always interested in art. In high school at MFL, Monona, she took lots of art classes. After high school, she attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo to study commercial art. She had visions of moving to Seattle and finding a job using her talent in some form. Maybe graphic arts.

Tue
23
Jun

BOND VOTE IS JUNE 30

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Voters in the communities served by Central Community Schools will go to the polls Tuesday, June 30, to decide the fate of a $6 million bond referendum. If the bond passes, work at the school would begin next year and finish about 36 months later. If voters reject the plan, the school board could be forced to readjust spending priorities.

Tue
16
Jun

Relay for Life Changes in store for upcoming event


Ashlyn Scherf shows some of the “Wish bracelets” she made with assistance from her sisters, Delaney and Blair. Proceeds from the bracelets go to Relay for Life.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Same cause; different format.

Tue
16
Jun

LOCKER HAS NEW OWNERS

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

It closed on Saturday, January 31, 2015, as Edgewood West and reopened on Monday, February 2, as Arlington Locker LLC when Lyndall and Nancy Winter took ownership of the business. They immediately entrusted its management to their daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Bruce Hubbard.  

Tue
09
Jun

Tree Farmer of the Year, Vermont couple put down Iowa roots


Paul and Cathy Marcotte, Elkader, pictured against the backdrop of their tree farm, are the most recent recipients of the Iowa Tree Farmer of the Year honor.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

As dreams go, Paul and Cathy Marcotte had a rather modest one: The couple hoped only to be nominated for Iowa Tree Farmer of the Year.

Tue
09
Jun

TAKE A BOOK; LEAVE A BOOK


Last year, Barb Chandler received a “Little Free Library” from her kids. It’s designed to provide access to books and start conversations.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

An Elkader woman last year received a unique birthday gift designed for sharing with friends and neighbors. 

Thu
04
Jun

Great River Rumble is coming! Paddlers to begin trip in Elkader


Rex Klein

Paddlers get ready for a trial run of a week-long trip that begins July 26 in Elkader.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

When the Great River Rumblers return to Northeast Iowa in July, they hope they’ll receive a better weather welcome than the one they got last week. Several paddlers did a trial run of the group’s next trip, launching Tuesday morning in Elkader. The trip started a bit behind schedule due to stormy conditions.

Thu
04
Jun

Meet Jenna

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

A woman with strong family ties to Northeast Iowa has returned to the area to serve as the new Clayton County Conservation director.

Tue
26
May

Central Class of 2015, Stender & Orr are top graduates


Kiana Stender, Central’s top female graduate.

Luke Orr, Central’s top male graduate.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Based on academic achievement alone. Kiana Stender and Luke Orr are Central’s top female and male graduates. They recently answered questions about being the head of the class, their post-high school plans and their advice for Central undersclassmen.

Mr. Yanda has informed me that you are the top male and female graduates at Central. What does it mean to you to have achieved that distinction?

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