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October 9, 2016 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 12, 2006 October is AIDS awareness month. Julie Versluis completes School of Trust & Financial Services courses. Anna M. Burdick, 87, Reinbeck, died Oct. 5 at her home. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

No see ums

October 2, 2016 Last week when ending the news column, I got the bright idea for this week’s topic. No See Ums. Of course, last week I was talking about those pesky and even dangerous mosquitoe. more »»

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October 2, 2016 10 YEARS AGO OCT. 5, 2006 Illegal dumping going on at the waste sites. City Council discussed several options to halt this practice. JoAnn Billerbeck named to 2006 4-H Hall of Fame. Mr. & Mr. more »»

Library News

September 25, 2016 Two high school students, Tyler Pierce and Sasha Nagle were here to do story time on September 13. Kids attending enjoyed a dinosaur theme. more »»

Those tiny little predators

September 25, 2016 A County Conservation friend of mine, Steve Lekwa, retired from his Story County Director position a few years ago (actually several years ago now as I think about it. more »»

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September 25, 2016 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 28, 2006 Ralph Utterbach, Toledo, died Sept. 17 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. T.R. McWhirter died Sept. 15 at his home. David W. Oelschlager, 33, Lincoln, died Sept. more »»

Library News

September 18, 2016 Dean Staack was our guest story time reader on September 6. The theme was animal stories. Our next story time will be held on Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m. more »»

What a great day!

September 18, 2016 Another Pioneer Craft Fair has come and gone. more »»

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September 18, 2016 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 21, 2006 Kibe family gets welcome home with Extreme Makeover show present when they arrived home after spending a week in the Caribbean. Thomas Hamer, died Sept. more »»

Library News

September 11, 2016 New at the library this week: Audio books on CD: She’s Not There by Joy Fielding and Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston. more »»

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September 11, 2016 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 14, 2006 Award winning makeover show films near Lincoln on the Shawn Kibe residence. The Kibe’s lost their home and all their belongings in a fire in late Dec. 2004. more »»

Library News

September 4, 2016 The first day of school, Tuesday, August 23 was also a “back to school” story time at the library. Janet Schildroth was here to share stories and learning activities. more »»

Take the kids fishing

September 4, 2016 I know that I have mentioned my grandkids once or twice (or maybe forty times) in past columns. I could apologize for that but I won’t. more »»

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September 4, 2016 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 7. 2006 Three candidates are running for two G-R school board seats. They are Kelly Dinsdale, Val Ehlers and Doug Rowe. Pv. more »»

Applications are now open for the beginning farmer savings incentive program

September 4, 2016 AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting applications for the Savings Incentive Program Class of 2018. more »»

Library News

August 28, 2016 Sheryl Campbell was here to do story time on August 16: a southwestern theme. Patty Jacobi will do the next story time on Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 a.. more »»

Scheels 3D bow shoot results

August 28, 2016 August and 13th and 14th Grundy County Conservation staff and Scheels All Sports put on another great 3D bow shoot at the Black Hawk Wildlife area just North of Morrison. more »»

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August 28, 2016 10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 2006 Joseph Smith, Gladbrook, wins state title in the Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association State Tournament at the Iowa State Fair. more »»

Library News

August 21, 2016 In order to better serve our patrons, the library is planning on putting in automatic doors. The entire cost of this project is estimated at $4,63. more »»

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August 21, 2016 10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 2006 FFA honors awarded Michael Schreck on his Grand Champion hog at the State Fair out of a field of 620 hogs. G-R school board meets to improve the softball field. more »»

 
 

 

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