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Conservation-Cuckoos (but you may have called them something else) By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

May 16, 2019 I am going to start a column about Cuckoos talking about insects. Not so strange when you think that insects are an important food source for so many birds. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-When you can’t shake tired – sleep on it

May 16, 2019 Yesterday I woke up tired. I got up anyway and tried to complete the morning routine. I thought about making coffee. The idea was exhausting. I looked at my husband. “I’m still tired,” I said. more »»

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

May 16, 2019 10 YEARS AGO MAY 28, 2009 Shop class made trash cans and flower boxes to place on Main St. Students planted flowers in the boxes making Main St. looking very nice & homey. more »»

Q&A: Small Business Week with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

May 9, 2019 Q: Why celebrate Small Business Week? A: The locomotive for the U.S. economy – small businesses – continues to move full steam ahead during the first two years of the Trump administration. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Bigfoot, small foot

May 9, 2019 The legend of Bigfoot lives on in American folklore, and although I don’t know for sure if the big and hairy creature actually exists in the wild, I do believe in big foot, or at least big feet. more »»

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

May 9, 2019 10 YEARS AGO MAY 10, 2009 G-R students raise money for the Am. Cancer Society by doing a mini Relay for Life at the elementary school on May 15. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Life’s lessons

April 25, 2019 Everything I ever needed to know, I learned from my sister. I have just one sister. A “little” sister. She is two years and five days younger than me. When we were girls, it felt like a big ga. more »»

The Senate Side with Senator Annette Sweeny

April 25, 2019 Fourteenth Week of Session 2019 We just completed the fourteen week of this legislative session, which leaves us only two weeks until the scheduled end of session. more »»

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

April 25, 2019 Ps. 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hand. more »»

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

April 25, 2019 10 YEARS AGO MAY 7, 2009 Elliott Diehm and Nichole Johnson plan a May 16 wedding at Orchard Hill in Cedar Falls. Greg Kauffman & Kay Smith plan wedding for Sept. 26 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. more »»

Iowa Outdoors By Brett Reece, State Game Warden

April 18, 2019 I was inspired to write this article during a recent foot patrol through Mericle Woods State Preserve three miles northwest of Toledo. This preserve is a 132-acre public area of mature oak forest. more »»

Conservation-Fun Facts By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

April 18, 2019 In search of a topic for the news column, I stumbled on some notes that I had gathered long ago called fun fact. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Elusive sleep – where art thou

April 18, 2019 Toss and turn. Turn and toss. I’m willing to bet we’ve all done our fair share of both. Wakefulness when wakefulness is unwanted. Wakefulness when others are sleeping. more »»

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

April 18, 2019 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 30, 2009 Janice Eckhoff is celebrating her 20th year in business at the Corner Cafe. Chantel Witt & Luke Kramme will be married May 30 in Ankeny. more »»

Q&A: Rooting Out Robocalls With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

April 11, 2019 Q: What is the TRACED Act? A: The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act would update federal telemarketing laws to widen the enforcement net for unsolicited phone... more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Garbage day

April 11, 2019 It was in the wee morning hours; I was summoned from sleep by a grinding and screeching sort of noise that is universally recognized as the sound of a garbage truck doing its business. Panic set in. more »»

Q&A: Building a Retirement Nest Egg at Work with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

April 4, 2019 Q: Why are you working to reform workplace retirement savings laws? A: Like most of America, our state s economy is fueled by small businesses. more »»

Conservation-Here Are A Couple of Updates By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

April 4, 2019 We have been getting a lot of calls into the office about park and campground conditions. The entrance gates have been closed at Wolf Creek Recreation Area and Grundy County Lake. more »»

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Dreamers

April 4, 2019 My husband has the most exciting dreams. They are action adventures like something out of a James Bond or Tarzan movie – oftentimes both. more »»

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

April 4, 2019 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 16, 2009 Lincoln impersonator from Orange City, IA. gave an interesting presentation portraying Lincoln. Jessica Larsen has been hired as a reporter at the Reinbeck Courier. more »»

 
 

 

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