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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 »»

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

September 26, 2019 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 8, 2009 Homecoming candidates for King & Queen are: Taylor Stickfort, Damon Bolt, Clint Dinsdale, Eric Peters, and Evan Stoake. more »»

Q&A: Constitution Day with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

September 19, 2019 Q: What reflections do you have on Constitution Day? A: Since the day I was born, I have celebrated Constitution Day. I say that with a bit of tongue-in-cheek. more »»

Conservation-Iowa’s Greatest Marsupial – And Our Only One By Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

September 19, 2019 Looking over my ever-increasing folder of past news columns that I have written, I find that I have made opossums the topic of the week a couple of times. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Mom dreams

September 19, 2019 Last night my mom appeared in one of my dreams. She passed away nine years ago – from Alzheimer’s. I haven’t been able to think about her –not really – since. It’s an ugly disease. more »»

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

September 19, 2019 10 YEARS AGO 0CT; 1. 2009 Fire prevention Week is Oct 4 thru 10. Mr. & Mrs. Russell Burdick will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. . more »»

Q&A: National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

September 12, 2019 Q: Why are suicide rates increasing in the United States? A: In the last two decades, suicide rates are on the rise, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), making... more »»

Slices of Life by Jill Pertler-Hard or easy – thoughts on birth order

September 12, 2019 Birth order intrigues me. According to the theory, certain characteristics are associated with your place within a family – whether you are the oldest, middle or youngest child. more »»

 
 

 

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