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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Plumbing insights

November 8, 2018 At our house we recently experienced a season of plumbing. TGIO. Thank goodness it’s over (I hope). It started with a water heater that refused to heat water. Which was a problem. Obviously. more »»

 
 
 
Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

November 8, 2018 10 YEARS AGO 11/13/08 Cedar Valley Hospice is holding a soup & salad luncheon fundraiser on Nov. 22 at the Grundy Center Methodist Ch. RCTC Yellow Jackets take 3rd place at Nationals. more »»

Touring the Skies By Jim Bonser (jbonser@usa.net)

November 8, 2018 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. There are many things I enjoy about being an amateur astronomer. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Muddy messes

November 1, 2018 My kids give me gifts, often without even knowing it. This weekend I received a pair, or actually it was a pair of pairs. Pants, that is. Two pairs, which totaled a pair. more »»

Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

November 1, 2018 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 6. 2008 G-R senior Zach McCarthy is raising money for a fence and playground equipment at the Reinbeck Pre-School. more »»

Conservation-GETTING READY FOR WINTER By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

October 25, 2018 I got to thinking about winter the other day. Which is sad because we went from this terrible wet weather stretch (I call it terrible but it did replenish the groundwater). more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Recycling birthdays

October 25, 2018 I forgot to give my husband his birthday card this year. I didn’t forget his birthday. That would be unforgivable. I just forgot the card. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Me first!

October 18, 2018 We all start out in life as self-centered beings. It’s a necessity to survival. Problem is, in our current culture we too often fail to grow out of this sense of entitlement. more »»

Conservation-Color My World By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

October 18, 2018 Fall is upon us. Each year I think I remind you that fall is my favorite season. And I will almost always state that it never lasts long enough for me. more »»

Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

October 18, 2018 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 23, 2008 Grundy Center optometrist Stephanie Roehler, has been elected to a seat on the Grundy National Bank Board of Directors. more »»

Q&A: USMCA With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

October 11, 2018 Q: How will USMCA improve trade between the United States, Mexico and Canada? A: The updated trilateral trade agreement between our three countries modernizes the North American Free Trade Agreement... more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Life without A/a

October 11, 2018 ll was admirable and acceptable - advantageous even - that a.m. I arrived at my work area early, adhered to my agenda and had accomplished an abundance of article assembly by afternoon. more »»

Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

October 11, 2018 10 YEARS AGO 10/16/08 Friends & neighbors, 15 combines and grain trucks hauled away the harvest for Randy Ohrt who is battling cance. more »»

Touring the Skies By Jim Bonser (jbonser@usa.net

October 4, 2018 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Summer officially ended on Saturday September 22n. more »»

Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

October 4, 2018 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 9, 2008 Class of 1940 had a reunion held on Sept. 20 at the Shack in Morrison. Attending were: Al Cheeseman, LaVonne Frampton, Arlene Heller, Claude Smith and Jack Needham. Mr. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Being rich

October 4, 2018 We all want to be rich. I know I do and I’ll be the first to admit it. But I’m not sure my definition of “rich” fits with traditional thinking. more »»

Q&A: Economic Forecast With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

September 27, 2018 Q: What’s leading the U.S. economic momentum now underway? A: By nearly every economic measure, the U.S. more »»

Naig Comments On Iowa Crop Progress And Condition Report

September 27, 2018 DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. more »»

Conservation-Plant Galls By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

September 27, 2018 It is a weird but wonderful place out there in the landscape if we pause long enough to notice. Take galls, for example. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Get off my banana

September 27, 2018 They nearly literally come from nothing - or so it seems. And then they multiply. You might start the week with just a few and end it with a proverbial swarm. more »»

Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

September 27, 2018 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 2, 2008 Mr. & Mrs Ray Boege will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 11. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

 
 

 

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