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March 2, 2014 Despite a spartan life, plains Indians ate a surprisingly varied diet. more »»

Looking Back

March 2, 2014 10 YEARS AGO FEBRUARY, 26, 2004 The Renovation Club has placed recycling receptacles in various places in the G-R School for papers to be recycled. more »»

Library News

February 23, 2014 You’re never too old to learn! On Saturday, February 22, Andy McQuillen from G-R school will be offering a session on using apps. more »»

The Hungarian Partridge

February 23, 2014 The Hungarian partridge or gray partridge (more correct common name) is another one of Grundy County’s upland birds. The partridge is a nonnative bird that originated in Hungary. more »»

Ann Wallace

February 23, 2014 Ann Dickey and Will Wallace knew each other from childhood days. He was eleven days older than her, and was a longtime friend of the family. When Ann was sixteen, she married Wallace. more »»

Looking Back

February 23, 2014 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 19, 2004 Grundy Co. Barn Quilts project ties into tourism. LaShay Wiebensohn and Jeremy Brubaker were married Nov. 22, 2003 in Lincoln. more »»

Library News

February 16, 2014 Our display case for this month has a Reinbeck history theme with items from the library and various local people. more »»

Prairie chickens part 2

February 16, 2014 Last week’s news column on prairie chickens ended with, “The slide was in full swing, however, and the last documented nesting was recorded in Appanoose County in 1952. more »»

Calvin Graham

February 16, 2014 Calvin Graham was the youngest U.S. Serviceman during World War II. He enlisted in the Navy in May 1942 at the age of 12! He had an active role in the battle of Guadalcanal, serving on board the U.S. more »»

Looking Back

February 16, 2014 10 YEAS AGO FEBRUARY 12, 2004 Dr. Kenneth Storjohann, Reinbeck, was in Des Moines on Feb. 4 when chiropractors from across the State came to lobby legislators. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Library News

February 9, 2014 Terry Plocher did story time on January 28. He read stories and had activities about being kind. The next story time will be held at 10:00 a.m on Tuesday, February 11. more »»

Why don’t prairie chickens cross the road (anymore)

February 9, 2014 The annual statewide meetings of county conservation departments were held in Waterloo last wee. more »»

Japanese fire balloons

February 9, 2014 From the fall of 1944 until early 1945, the Japanese began launching fire balloons from the island of Honshu. more »»

Looking Back

February 9, 2014 10 YEARS AGO FEBRUARY 5, 2004 Brad Evenson & Ryan Porath were hired by the city on Oct. 18, 2003. G-R hosted an open house for the unveiling of the new weight room located near the high schoo. more »»

Library News

February 2, 2014 Erica Thesing was here for story time on January 21. more »»

The success of the trumpeter swan

February 2, 2014 The trumpeter swan is one of three species of swans that frequent Iowa, and occasionally Grundy County. The three species of swans are the tundra swan, mute swan and lastly the trumpeter swan. more »»

Bisbee Massacre

February 2, 2014 The Bisbee Massacre, also known as the Bisbee Murders, or the Bisbee Raid, occurred on December 8, 1883, when a gang of bandits robbed a general store in Bisbee, Arizona, killing four people. more »»

Looking Back

February 2, 2014 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 29, 2004 Democratic caucus held at the Reinbeck Elementary school on Jan. 19. Mr. & Mrs. Leland Hulme celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 16. more »»

Don’t you worry! John 14:1-6

February 2, 2014 Verse 1. “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. more »»

Looking Back

January 26, 2014 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 22, 2004 Cedar Valley Medical Specialist, Action Post #242 and Son’s of the American Legion donated 60 boxes of care items to the troops in Iraq and around the world. more »»



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