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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Pure cuteness

March 19, 2020 My husband and I have the privilege of taking care of our grand daughter during the week when my daughter and son-in-law are at wor. more »»

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

March 19, 2020 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 1, 2010 Abbey Robertson and Dianna Storey Bartness both formerly from Reinbeck, will be participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Soc. Team in training marathon in San Diego. CA. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Down with daylight saving time

March 12, 2020 It happened again last week. We had to reset our clocks because of Daylight Saving Time (DST). I’m not sure if we are saving daylight now or if we were week before last. (I just checked. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Parental instincts

March 5, 2020 Parental instincts It’s the American dream: A home, job, spouse, two-car garage, dog, cat and 2.5 kids. Or maybe not. Millennials, it seems, want it all – except for maybe the kids. more »»

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

March 5, 2020 On Thursday, March 19 at 10:50 p.m. spring officially begins for us in the northern hemispher. more »»

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

March 5, 2020 10 YEARS AGO MARCH 18, 2010 Fatal car accident in Grundy Co. killing Alice Sams, 85, Whitten. Lt. Colonel Timothy Rickert, son of Gary & Margeret Ricker. more »»

CWD update By: Nick Buseman, Grundy County Conservation Operation Supervisor

February 27, 2020 Looking back at the 2019/20 deer season many have different memories from the past season. For me it was a struggle; many hours spent in the field, with only meat to show for it. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Too many things all around

February 27, 2020 My aging dad lived alone for nearly 10 years after my mom died. But recently we all came to the conclusion that living alone was a lonely endeavor. more »»

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

February 27, 2020 10 YEARS AGO MARCH 11, 2010 Kevin Williams, County Conservation Director, received his 30 year service award on March 14. The Annual Grundy Co.Museum open house is scheduled on Sunday, March 14. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Confessions of a super seasoned parent

February 20, 2020 When it comes to parenting, I’ve been around the block a time or two. Heck, I’ve practically worn out the cours. more »»

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

February 20, 2020 10 Years Ago March 4, 2010 St. Gabriel’s Church celebrated their first anniversary on Feb 22. Cork Peterson of PCI received a Patriotic Employer Award. more »»

The Senate Side with Senator Annette Sweeny- Fourth Week of Session 2020

February 13, 2020 Week four was another short week for us because of the Iowa caucuses on Monday. While the week was shorter, it also included the ?rst ?oor debate of the year. more »»

Conservation-Lions and Worms and Bears – Oh My! By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

February 13, 2020 I recently returned from our statewide meetings in Coralville. Each year there are educational sessions of much interest and others not so much. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Parenthood – losses and gains

February 13, 2020 I’m experiencing parenthood all over again – through my daughter. To be honest, it’s easier watching it than actually living it. For sure there’s less sleep deprivation and wet, sticky kisses. more »»

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

February 13, 2020 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 25. 2010 Whitney Lyons and Joseph Kuefler were married on Oct. 24 in Reinbeck. Alice Lorenz (Mrs. Lester) died Feb. 25 at Parkview Manor. Maxene Adair, 90, died Feb. more »»

Conservation-For the Snowmobilers (and the non-snowmobilers, too) By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

February 6, 2020 This is America. Land of the free. Home of the brave. But apparently for a few that also seems to mean free to and brave enough to disregard “NO Snowmobiles” signs posted on the Pioneer Trail. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler- The magic of peanut butter stew

February 6, 2020 Before we were married, my husband had a roommate from Africa – Sierra Leone to be exact. And this roommate introduced him to a dish called peanut butter stew. more »»

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

February 6, 2020 10 Years Ago Feb. 18, 2010 Dr. K.R. and Mrs Storjohann traveled to Des Moines to talk to their legislator, Senator Tim Kapucian. The annual jazz show will be presented Feb. more »»

Q&A: U.S. Census 2020 with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

January 30, 2020 Q: Why is a population count taken every ten years in the United States? A: Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution empowers Congress to carry out a census of the U.S. population every decade. more »»

Conservation-Not Again! By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

January 30, 2020 Well a few years ago, April 2015 to be exact, I related a sad story involving my white homing pigeons. I had opened the door to the loft to see all of my snow-white homing pigeons dead on the floor. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Struggles with the weight of the English language

January 30, 2020 Something about a new year (or decade) gets me focused on the English language. I’m not sure why. Normal people focus on indoor exercise and weight loss during the winter months. more »»

 
 

 

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