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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-What people don’t know

December 19, 2019 We want to show the world our best. This is even more true online with social media where we eagerly post our latest vacation (paid for via credit card) but don’t show the reality that is rea. more »»

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

December 19, 2019 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 31, 2009 Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Knaack will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7 with a family dinner at a later date and a card shower. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Good grief

December 12, 2019 Grief is not a law-abiding citizen. It is a renegade, an ever-changing beast. Grief is a labyrinth. Expecting it to follow a straightforward path is like expecting water to run uphill. more »»

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

December 12, 2019 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 24, 2009 The preschoolers had a surprise visitor on Friday. Santa stopped by to surprise them and handed out stocking hats to each student. Parkview employees donated $177. more »»

Conservation-This Was The Summer By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

December 5, 2019 This summer was the summer – for catfishing. As the Wolf Creek water level got lower and lower, I got together my gear and the most important part of my fishing package – my grandson, Tat. more »»

Touring the Skies By Jim Bonser (jbonser@usa.net)

December 5, 2019 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Gratitude train

December 5, 2019 I have much to be thankful for. I am a strong advocate and overall supporter of thankfulnes. more »»

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

December 5, 2019 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 17, 2009 Carl Christiansen, 84, formerly of Parkersburg died Dec. 9 at Grundy Hospital. Lila Koonce, 80, Conrad, died Dec. 11 at Grandview Heights in Des Moines. Varina DesMarias. M. more »»

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

November 27, 2019 You will recall from last week, that while bowhunting I had a buck come in to check out my doe decoy. It was around sunset and I was caught off guard. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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