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

July 25, 2019 10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 6, 2009 Rose Koester, Gladbrook, was crowned 2009 Tama County Queen. Class of ‘54 had their 50 year class reunion at Oakleaf Country Club on July 3. Mr. & Mr. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Life with a toddler

July 22, 2019 I’d forgotten what it was like to have a toddler in the house. We recently spent a few grand days with our granddaughter, who is 14 months old. She’s a tiny package but full of content. more »»

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

July 22, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JULY 30, 2009 Girls U12 soccer team took the Gold Medal at Iowa games. Ground breaking at Reinbeck Daycare Center. Class of ‘46 had their 63rd class reunion. Mt. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler- Summer vacation

July 11, 2019 There aren’t many weeks of the year that can rival a summer vacation. Except maybe a winter vacation, but hey, it’s summer so let’s stay in the here and now. more »»

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

July 11, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JULY 23,2009 Kandie Vaughn was awarded unit member of the year in the State of Iowa for the American Legion Auxiliary. more »»

Q&A: Price Transparency in Health Care With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

July 3, 2019 Q: Does secrecy contribute to health care costs? A: Sticker shock for health care in America has been a growing concern for decades in the United States. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Summer – picnic on the beach, or boot camp?

July 3, 2019 It happens every year. After months of anticipation, the last day of school finally arrives. The kids are overjoyed. Summer stretches out before us like a vast and inviting beach scene. more »»

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

July 3, 2019 10 YEAS AGO JULY 16. 2009 Chris Conrad & Julie McClain were married June 6 on Laniekea Beach. Oahua, Hawaii. Lindsey Koele graduated from Un. of Iowa College of Medicine on May 15. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Same name, different meaning

June 27, 2019 The English language is fraught with conundrums. It’s probably why I love it so much. It’s never boring and continually keeps me learning (or guessing – or both). more »»

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

June 27, 2019 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. I just love Iowa. more »»

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

June 27, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JULY 9, 2009 Mr. & Mrs. Paul Ehrig will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 11. Shirley Fulkerson will celebrate her 95th birthday on July 11,. Vic Robinson died Jan. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Moments in time

June 21, 2019 Life is made up of moments. Some big. Some not so big. Some seemingly small that just may turn big. more »»

Q&A: Elder Abuse With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

June 21, 2019 Q: How did stopping elder abuse become one of your priorities in Congress? A: Close-knit families and communities across Iowa are enriched by the contributions and life experiences of older citizens. more »»

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

June 21, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JULY 2, 2009 Peter Pease presented an informative talk about his adventure in the Republic of Liberia, Africa. more »»

Q&A: Disaster Assistance Update With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

June 13, 2019 Q: What amendment did you get included in the federal disaster relief package? A: Catastrophic flooding across Iowa has caused tremendous damage throughout the Missouri and Mississippi River basins... more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-All I needed to know, I learned from Disney

June 13, 2019 My kids grew up as part of the Toy Story generation. We watched Toy Story 1 and 2 on our VCR over and over and over. They were favorites, but they weren’t the only animated Disney show we watche. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Column ideas

June 6, 2019 Regular readers of this column know that subject matter varies from week to week. Nearly any topic that has to do with everyday life is fair game. more »»

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

June 6, 2019 10 YEARS AGO JUNE 18, 2009 Don & Beth Dirks have established a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a G-R student. Brett Bengen is the first recipient to receive this scholarshi. more »»

Q&A: Memorial Day With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

May 30, 2019 Q: What reflections do you have for Iowans on this Memorial Day? A: For as long as I can remember, Memorial Day has been a day for families, friends and neighbors to share collective grief and... more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Power gardening

May 30, 2019 I look forward to getting out into the garden each spring. I’ve never been able to define why or where the pull comes between Mother Earth and me – until this year. more »»

 
 

 

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