News & Notes

Meet & Greet Cookout | Oct. 10, Guttenberg Gallery and Creativity Center

Join us for a cookout in our Courtyard to meet our new Director, Josh Gomez! 5-6:30pm, October 10 We will be grilling hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and hotdogs for your enjoyment. All are welcome as we transition to new leadership with lots of plans for the future of this private, non-profit organization – providing opportunities to participate … [Read More]

Help Wanted at the Edgewood Locker

The Edgewood Locker is seeking full and part time help for general processing: slaughter, cutting, trimming, sausage, and packaging. Experience helpful, but not required. Full time benefits include: health, dental, vision, life, STD & LTD insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, simple IRA, and employee discounts. Call or stop in to apply. Ask for Luke.

OWLS Program: Sylvan T. Runkel: Citizen of the Natural World | Oct. 17, Elkader

O.W.L.S.  “Sylvan T. Runkel: Citizen of the Natural World”   Thursday, October 17th  Reservations Required Osborne Nature Center   Osborne’s Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls’ next program will be “Sylvan T. Runkel: Citizen of the Natural World.” Learn who this important Iowa conservationist was on Thursday, October 17th at 11:00 a.m. at the Osborne Nature Center.  Sylvan T. … [Read More]

Gangster in Our Midst | Oct. 20, Strawberry Point

Gangster in Our Midst Sunday, October 20, 7pm at the Wilder Memorial Museum, Strawberry Point Another great immigrant story… The Wiltse family of Strawberry Point, Iowa played a prominent role in the early history of the village of Fairbank— the town upon which my historical novel Gangster in our Midst (2017) is based. Actually, this … [Read More]

Nature Kids – Fall Wreaths | October 5, Osborne Park

Nature Kids – Fall Wreaths Saturday, October 5th, 10 am-11:30 am Osborne Park Reservations Required Join us at Osborne October 5th, 10 am for some fall crafting using natural elements found around the park. We will go for a hike to collect items that will be used to make a fall wreath for each child … [Read More]

Pony Hollow 15K Run | Nov. 16, Elkader

Pony Hollow 15K Run November 16, 2019 8 AM registration, 9 AM race start South Pony Hollow Trailhead Clayton County Conservation invites all runners to the 1st Annual Pony Hollow 15K on November 16th. This race will take you out and back on the scenic, flat, lime-chipped Pony Hollow Trail and the Elkader Exercise Trail. … [Read More]

Guttenberg GermanFest | Sept. 27-28

Guttenberg GermanFest September 27-28, 2019 500-600 Blocks South River Park Drive Guttenberg, IA The 29th annual GermanFest in historic downtown Guttenberg, Iowa will be held September 27-28, 2019. This community event is a celebration of Guttenberg’s German heritage and features German food and beer, music, and traditional German dancing by the UNI Dance Team. German … [Read More]

Great River Road Road Race

After a 17 year hiatus, the Great River Road – Road Race is back! Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8:30am at Pikes Peak State Park 5k-10k and Kids’ Fun Run Register here. No registration necessary for the Kids’ Fun Run. Visit Facebook for more information or email, or contact the McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce at … [Read More]