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May 4, 2014 I got to take a break from the office work and participate in a prairie burn the other afternoon. In fact, the burn took place on Earth Day which I thought was rather fitting. It is spring. more »»

The disappearance of Glenn Miller

May 4, 2014 Alton Glenn Miller was born on a farm in Clarinda, Iowa in 1904. His family moved, and he attended school in North Platte, Nebraska. more »»

Looking Back

May 4, 2014 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 29, 2004 Marvin Cook retires from G-R as coach. Dawn Ohrt & Jeremie Keister announce their engagement & upcoming wedding on June 12 at the United Congregational Church. more »»

Who packs your parachute?

May 4, 2014 (A 2014 rendering of the life of Christ’s Church throughout eternity!) Lt. Charles Plumb, a US Naval Academy graduate, was a jet fighter pilot in Vietnam. more »»

Library News

April 27, 2014 On April 15 Erica Thesing was here to do story time. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at 10:00. Sue Trunck will do the progra. more »»

The food cravings

April 27, 2014 What foods do you crave? Whether its a bacon and banana sandwich, or peanut butter and mustard, there are many truly bizarre food combinations out there. more »»

My noisy neighbor

April 27, 2014 For many folks, the first sign of spring are the robins returning. Of course, that was plenty early this year with a lot of cold stuff after that. more »»

Looking Back

April 27, 2014 10 YEAS AGO APRIL 22, 2004 Young Writers Conference held on the campus of UNI on April 2. Eight students attended from Reinbeck. more »»

Library News

April 20, 2014 The following books have been purchased in memory of Warren “Shorty” Witt with money given by Paul and Kay Weiss, Dorothy Keith, Ruth Palmer, Mike and Linda Rickert, Jeanine Frier, Blake and Mary... more »»

Thunder chickens

April 20, 2014 Many of you may be confused by the term thunder chicken, but the fans of the hunting world may have heard Michael Wadell refer to the wild turkey as the thunder chicken. more »»

Spirit Lake murder

April 20, 2014 Phillip and William Heincy, father and son, were the only father and son executed together in the history of the State of Iowa. This is their story. more »»

Looking Back

April 20, 2014 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 15, 2004 LSB donates $100,000 to new pool project. 2004 Rebel Athletic Banquet cites outstanding athletes. more »»

Memories of going home - Isaiah 40:1-3

April 20, 2014 My twin brother, Byron, and I had just gotten out of Navy Boot Camp. It was eleven weeks away from home for the first time. We had been training with men we hadn’t met before basic training. more »»

Library News

April 13, 2014 We have some new books purchased with memorial money. more »»

Bill Boswell

April 13, 2014 Last week, I promised a continuation of the story and research about snakes that I had been drawn into from Reinbeck Couriers of the 1950s. more »»

The Brennan family

April 13, 2014 The gold rush made many families rich, some more poor than when they started out, and for some, such as the Brennan family, dead. more »»

Looking Back

April 13, 2014 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 8, 2004 Pioneer Hi-Bred adds 16 full-time and part-time regular employees due to increased work loa. more »»

Library News

April 6, 2014 Andy McQuillan from G-R school was here on March 29 to do a session on social media. Those in attendance had a lot of good questions, and learned a lot. more »»

You never know where things will take you

April 6, 2014 This week’s column started out one way and took a couple twists and turns before it was completed. Funny how it works that way sometimes. more »»

Call Roto Rooter

April 6, 2014 Iowan Milt Blanc’s wife needed to get rid of her potato peelings, so she flushed them down the toilet. more »»



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