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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Going home

November 7, 2019 Nearly a decade ago, my 80-year-old dad sensed quiet and a lack of activity upstairs and felt a worried edginess creep under his skin. more »»

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

November 7, 2019 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 19, 09 The 11th annual Miracle on Main was held on Nov. 13 and was a successful event. Helen Soska, 91, Reinbeck, died from complications of a stroke on Nov.9 at Parkview Manor. more »»

Touring the Skies By Jim Bonser (jbonser@usa.net Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.

October 31, 2019 Amateur Astronomy is an activity that is quite closely tied to the weather. My wife Deb has rekindled her interest in sewing lately and in many ways, I envy her. The equipment is not a lot cheaper. more »»

Conservation-Could You Live Without Them? By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

October 31, 2019 My wife and I took a trip to Illinois Thursday through Sunday. Although not specifically a fall color trip, we did enjoy some beautiful scenes along the Illinois River. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler- Pooh says it all

October 31, 2019 When my kids were very young, each of them had a favorite movie that we viewed over and over (and over). As I watched replay after replay I noted the shows had a few things in common. more »»

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

October 31, 2019 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 12, 2009 On Nov. 7 David Ferguson, local hometown boy, received an award of honor from the American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging. Mr. & Mr. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Confessions of a (previously) type-A Halloween personality

October 24, 2019 As a kid, I took Halloween seriously. I mean, heck, there was only one day out of the whole year where candy was free and Halloween was it. more »»

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

October 24, 2019 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 5, 2009 Miracle on Main Street is decorated for the 11th annual “Miracle On Main” to be held Nov. 13. more »»

G-R Board Encourages YES Vote on “Public Measure E”

October 24, 2019 Reinbeck, Iowa – October 17, 2019 - With the November school election quickly approaching, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District’s Board of Education has taken decisive action to make it... more »»

Conservation-Predicting Winter Isn’t Up To The Caterpillar By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

October 24, 2019 I suppose most people today take more stock in the meteorologist’s predictions than anything else when it comes to long-term weather. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Treats – are they for me or for you?

October 17, 2019 I buy him treats because I can. My teenager who now looks down on me by about eight inches. My teenager who thinks he doesn’t need his mom anymore, and he’s probably mostly correct. Sigh. more »»

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

October 17, 2019 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 29, 09 Steve Barnes Scholarship to aid G-R students who enroll at Luther College. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Conservation-What is EHD By: Nick Buseman, Grundy County Conservation Operation Supervisor

October 10, 2019 October first marks the first day of Iowa’s archery season. The kick off to my favorite time of year. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler- Fish love

October 10, 2019 We are losing a fish. It’s happened before. We are fish people and fish sometimes die. It’s the whole circle of life thing. Humans typically live longer than pets. Unless your pet is a tortoise. more »»

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

October 10, 2019 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 22, 2009 Reinbeck City Council has four candidates running on Nov. 3. They are: Jamie Eiffler, Jeff Etrin ger and Allen Stickfort. Ervin Heller, 93, Toledo, died Oct. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-When life doesn’t go as planned

October 3, 2019 Life has not always worked out like I planned. And here’s the thing – the more unplanned it becomes the more I learn. The more I grow – and trust. The better everything becomes. more »»

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

October 3, 2019 10 YEARS AGO OCT, 15, 2009 Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Bown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary by holding an open house on Oct. 24. Father Neal Stull, 52, Easton, K. more »»

Q&A: WAtchdog for U. S. Bomb-Sniffing Dogs with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

September 26, 2019 Q: Why does the United States train dogs for diplomatic service overseas? A: The Explosive Detection Canine Program (EDCP) has operated for more than two decades under the Foreign Assistance Act of... more »»

Conservation-Excuses, Excuses, Excuses By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

September 26, 2019 OK, OK. I have been hit and miss with news columns the past few weeks. I apologize. I could get out the list of excuses – the dog ate my news column. No, that doesn’t sound believabl. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Goodbye summer

September 26, 2019 It’s that time of year. School is in session. Backpacks line the back doorway. Yellow busses line the streets. Bedtimes and wake-times are earlier than in the previous months. more »»

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

September 26, 2019 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. more »»

 
 

 

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