RAGBRAI rolls to the finish line  Under a canopy of shade on Guttenberg's South River Park Drive, RAGBRAI cyclists from Dream Team head to the finish line at the south marina for the traditional wheel dip in the Mississippi River. An estimated 10,000 cyclists enjoyed pleasant temperatures and an overcast sky for the final leg of the journey from Independence to Guttenberg. For more RAGBRAI photos, see pages 10, 11 and 20 or visit The Guttenberg Press page and the Guttenberg RAGBRAI page on Facebook. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Shelia Tomkins Guttenberg lived up to its RAGBRAI slogan — Best Finish By A Dam Site — when thousands of cyclists rolled into the community Saturday to finish their ride across Iowa with a front tire dip in the Mississippi River. Volunteers stirred early Saturday morning to prepare... + continue reading

The Great River Rumble, a group of over 150 canoe and kayakers, will arrive at Guttenberg's south marina just one week after thousands of RAGBRAI riders dipped their tires in the same waters. (Press photo by Molly Moser)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Molly Moser Bicycles began rolling down River Park Drive by 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, filling Guttenberg’s restaurants, streets, and parks with energy from thousands of visitors.  Those at the south marina celebrated victory and, in some cases, relief, while another group of travelers... + continue reading

Scenic views from local businesses are just one of the 10 categories voters can chxoose from in Best of Guttenberg, a new addition to Celebrate Guttenberg this year. (Photo submitted)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Molly Moser An exciting new event is being held in conjunction with the sixth annual Celebrate Guttenberg, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9. For the first time ever, community members will be able to vote for their favorite burger, pie, and bloody Mary in Guttenberg. Organizers from the... + continue reading
Road projects move forward
Earth moving was being done for a mile-long stretch of County B recently. (Photo courtesy of Highway Department)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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  Various Crawford County road projects delayed but moving forward By Ted Pennekamp   Heavy rains and flooding issues have delayed the various road construction projects in Crawford County this spring and early summer, but now construction crews are trying to make up for lost time.... + continue reading

Carolyn and David Scott stand next to their tomato plants, which were planted this year in straw bales. The couple agreed these are the tallest and most plentiful plants they’ve seen. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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  By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor   To many, growing garden plants in straw bales seems to defy logic. Don’t plants need soil to grow? However, looking at David and Carolyn Scott’s garden, located in the yard of their McGregor home, you’ll quickly find that... + continue reading

RAGBRAI rolls to the finish line  Under a canopy of shade on Guttenberg's South River Park Drive, RAGBRAI cyclists from Dream Team head to the finish line at the south marina for the traditional wheel dip in the Mississippi River. An estimated 10,000 cyclists enjoyed pleasant temperatures and an overcast sky for the final leg of the journey from Independence to Guttenberg. For more RAGBRAI photos, see pages 10, 11 and 20 or visit The Guttenberg Press page and the Guttenberg RAGBRAI page on Facebook. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

The Great River Rumble, a group of over 150 canoe and kayakers, will arrive at Guttenberg's south marina just one week after thousands of RAGBRAI riders dipped their tires in the same waters. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

Scenic views from local businesses are just one of the 10 categories voters can chxoose from in Best of Guttenberg, a new addition to Celebrate Guttenberg this year. (Photo submitted)
Road projects move forward
Earth moving was being done for a mile-long stretch of County B recently. (Photo courtesy of Highway Department)

Carolyn and David Scott stand next to their tomato plants, which were planted this year in straw bales. The couple agreed these are the tallest and most plentiful plants they’ve seen. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

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