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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 »»

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

September 12, 2019 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 24, 2009 Pioneer Hi-Bred celebrates their 75th anniversary. Mr. & Mrs. James Miller, Grundy Center, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2. more »»

Q&A: Back to School With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

September 5, 2019 Q: What’s your back to school message for the new school year? A: Families across the state are easing into the new school year with back-to-school rituals and preparing for busy fall schedules in... more »»

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

September 5, 2019 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 17. 2009 Robin Greve and Matt Moore plan wedding for Oct. 24 at the United Methodist Church. Lori Iezek & Andrew Turnbull announce they will be married in Las Vegas on Nov. 27. more »»

Q&A: A Win for Rural America with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

August 29, 2019 Q: What is the EB-5 foreign visa program? A: Nearly three decades ago, Congress created an incentive in the Immigration Act of 1990 to attract foreign investment and entrepreneurship in the United... more »»

 
 

 

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