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January 3, 2018 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 10, 2008 Billie Matheny & Andrew Koester are planning a May wedding. Andrew Davis & Maggie Bean of Reinbeck are parents of a son born Jan. 5. Mary Burdick, 65, Reinbeck, died Ja. more »»

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December 31, 2017 Story time resumes on the day after New Years, Tuesday January 2 at 10:00 a.m., with Dean Staack doing the program. Look on our facebook page for pictures of the Christmas story time. more »»

That present under the tree

December 31, 2017 So, as you are reading this, another Christmas has come and gone. more »»

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December 31, 2017 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 3, 2008 Local landowners, Mike Rickert and Connie J. Ayer protect 1.5 miles of the Upper Iowa River frontage. Lucille Wrage, 90, Traer, died Dec. 21 at Sunrise Hill Care Center. more »»

Library News

December 24, 2017 The library is wanting to create a “classic movie” dvd collection and we are asking for your help. We have a list of The American Film Association’s 100 Years…100 Movies at the library. more »»

Misunderstood marsupial

December 24, 2017 Being in the conservation field means you get lots of calls and questions on and off the job about wildlife, which is fair, considering wildlife is a major part of why a person gets into the... more »»

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December 24, 2017 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 27, 2007 Grundy County area host families are needed. Amy Schreck Naughton graduated from Iowa State University with a Masters of Education degree on Dec. 14. more »»

Library News

December 17, 2017 Christmas is coming, and we are doing a Christmas story time at the library on Tuesday, December 19 at 10:00. Cherie Eckhoff will do the program, and there may be a special Christmas visitor. more »»


December 17, 2017 Let me start out by saying that my memory doesn’t seem to be what it used to be. I know that back in college all of those scientific names for birds, mammals, plants and insects went into my brain. more »»

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December 17, 2017 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 20, 2007 Merck & Co. has a voluntary recall of 2 Hib vaccines. A card shower is planned for Marlys Finzen 80th birthday. Amy Plueger & Mitch Davis were married July 28 in Story City. more »»

Library News

December 10, 2017 If you would like to take part in the library logo design contest, you have until Dec. 15 to submit an entry. We would also like people to share memories of coming to the library over the year. more »»

Proud moment

December 10, 2017 Many of you can recall how important I feel it is to pass down our outdoor activities to our next generatio. more »»

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December 10, 2017 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 13, 2007 Buena Vista student, Todd Wical, takes internship traveling 50,000 miles to three continents in one summer to South Africa and Alask. more »»

Library News

December 3, 2017 New books at the library include: Nonfiction: Promise Me Dad by Joseph Biden. more »»

A change of plans - the ending

December 3, 2017 He was headed to me. But something was wrong………….. That was the dramatic cliffhanger ending to last week’s column. more »»

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December 3, 2017 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 6, 2007 Ribbon cutting ceremony held at LSB recently renovated building next door to the main office. Alvin P. Storey, 93, Hudson, died at Manor Care in Waterloo on Nov. 26. more »»

A change of plans

November 26, 2017 Well, over the past few weeks you have heard only squirrel and bird reports from the treestand. I really do hunt deer from those platforms hanging high in the trees. more »»

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November 26, 2017 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 29, 2007 Roger Bern, 66, Lynchberg, Va. died Nov. 20. Maureen O’Connor, 64, Davenport, died Nov. 10. Albert Weeks, 94, died Nov. 20 at Allen Hospital. more »»

Library News

November 19, 2017 Dean Staack was here for story time on November 7. Check out our library facebook page for pictures. more »»

Birds and bowhunting

November 19, 2017 Well, you haven’t had to read many bowhunting columns this year because – you guessed it – I haven’t hardly been out. more »»



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