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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Tidying up

February 14, 2019 We all wake up in the morning - unless we work the night shift. Then we go to bed in the morning and wake in the evening. more »»

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

February 14, 2019 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 19, 2009 Brandon Oettchen, senior 140 lbs. wrestler, qualifies for the State Meet in Des Moines with a 2nd place finish. Maggie Bean and Andrew Davis were married Fe. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-When life gives you fabric softener

February 14, 2019 It was a go to the store for laundry detergent come home with fabric softener kind of day. And it happened to me. Of course it did. But hey, everyone has bad days. more »»

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

February 14, 2019 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 26, 2009 Archbishop Jerome Hamm along with 15 priests and deacons celebrated Mass on Feb. 22 dedication of the new St. Gabriel Catholic Church. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-24/7

February 1, 2019 My husband and I did it. Many of us did. We jumped into the deep end and never looked back. Just keep swimming. We did. Lap after lap. From low tide to high. more »»

Q&A: Flags For Fallen Heroes With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

February 1, 2019 Q: What is the Fallen Heroes Flag Act? A: This federal law provides the American public one way to pay tribute to the legions of heroes across the country who pay the ultimate sacrifice in service... more »»

Armadillos — coming soon to a place near you? By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

February 1, 2019 I told you last week that Tyson Brown had two interesting animals to talk about when he had stopped by the office. Well, this week’s column is about the second. more »»

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

February 1, 2019 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 12, 2009 Reinbeck 4th of July Committee was the top recipient for Save-N-Share program. Leslie Bern celebrated his 90th birthday on Feb. 4. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

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

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

Q&A: New Medicare Cards and Medicare Fraud With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

January 24, 2019 Q: Why are Iowans receiving new Medicare cards? A: Congress passed legislation requiring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security Numbers from all Medicare card. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-English discrepancies

January 24, 2019 The English language is a formidable beast, even for those of us who learned it as our first language. Language is all about meaning - communication. more »»

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

January 24, 2019 10 YEARS AGO 1/29/09 Travis Vaughn U.S. Army, 25, was among eight soldiers killed in a helicopter crash on Feb. 1. more »»

Conservation-A Duck Of A Little Different Color By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

January 24, 2019 I ran into someone the other day and they said “I thought you retired.” I told him while I have been giving it thought I’m still around. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-I used to worry. About a lot of things.

January 17, 2019 I used to worry about what other people had and what I didn’t and then I realized I didn’t use or need half of what I had anyway and life went on. more »»

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

January 17, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 22, 2009 Jenny T. Boleyn, 92, Reinbeck, died Jan. 14 at the Grundy Hospital. Leona Oelschlager, 90, Reinbeck, died Jan. 15 at the Long-term Care Center in Grundy Center. more »»

Q&A: Looking Ahead 2019 With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

January 10, 2019 Q: What’s in store for the 116th Congress? A: A new year is a good time to take stock of what’s in store for the next 12 months. Like many Iowans, I take time to count my blessings. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Bettering bacon

January 10, 2019 There’s a saying: “Everything’s better with bacon.” And it’s true. Bacon is greasy and crunchy. It’s chewy and salty. It’s delectable and balanced. Bacon is akin to nature’s perfect food. more »»

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

January 10, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 15. 2009 Grundy Co. Board of Supervisors are sworn into office. Katie Saak and Brent Schmitz are planning a March wedding. Violet Dettmer, 90, Rochester died Jan. 6. 2009. more »»

NAIG PROVIDES 2018 “AG IN REVIEW”

January 3, 2019 Long-term water quality funding, trade challenges, ongoing economic uncertainty among top Iowa ag issues this year DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today highlighted passage of... more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler- Carpet stains

January 3, 2019 It was a simple spot on the carpet. more »»

 
 

 

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