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Slices of Life by Jill Pertler- Banning guns

November 27, 2019 I’ve learned through the years that parenting is an ever-changing process. Most of us start out thinking we can do it all, and soon find out that there is no way (no how, not ever) to do it all. more »»

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

November 27, 2019 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 10. 2009 Lincoln Savings Bank holds open house on Dec. . more »»

Conservation-I Can’t Believe It By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

November 21, 2019 I can’t believe that I got this far into November without a bowhunting news column. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-One great cat – part two

November 21, 2019 The end came quickly, as it often does for the best of beings. Our cat was old. We knew that. He’d been with us for 19 years and his bright light was growing dimmer. His candle was flickering. more »»

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

November 21, 2019 10 YEARS AGO DEC.. 3, 2009 A special recital in celebration of the gift of the late Ruth Strohbehn’s violin was celebrated in the UNI School of Music. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-One great cat – part one

November 14, 2019 My husband thinks our cat is dying. Or is close to death or is succumbing to old age. I don’t disagree. The cat in question in 19-years-old. He’s lived a good life – an extremely good and long lif. more »»

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

November 14, 2019 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 26, 2009 A memorial service is planned for Samuel Brubaker, 73, who died Nov. 7 at the Montana Vets Home in Columbia Falls, MT. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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