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April 7, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


APRIL 3, 2003

Auction items galore at the 2nd annual Reinbeck pool auction fundraiser.

Reinbeck firemen visit Iowa Statehouse and met with Rep. Lance Horbach during Iowa Firefighters Day.

Austin Hansen 11th grade student at G-R, has been chosen from hundreds of athletes. He will represent the U.S. soccer team to play in Australia.

Mark Buskohl will volunteer his time to share agricultural stories as a member of the 2003 Iowa Farm Bureau Speaker Corp.

Amanda Clubine, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Clubine of Hudson was crowned Miss Teen Premier Princess 2003 on March 5th.

Noreen M. Manley, 85, Reinbeck, died March 30 at the Grundy Memorial Hospital.

Lorraine M. Timmer, 76, Dike, died March 23 at her home in Dike.

Darcy Jo Whitebreast Keahna, 18, Tama, died March 28 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center.

Chris Gibbons, infant child of Mr. & Mrs. Steven Gibbons, died on March 26 at Allen Hospital.


APRIL, 1993

Francis Cooper celebrated her 80th birthday on April 10 with an open house.

Dawn Alcorn and Marc Champaux were married Dec. 26, 1992.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Berner are parents of a daughter born March 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Thede are parents of a daughter born March 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Rodney Greiner are parents of a son born March 24.

Marie Ross, 91, Grundy Center, died March 24 at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad.


APRIL 12, 1983

Steve Heithoff and Pam Petersen announce their engagement.

Dru Davis was chosen by the Reinbeck Women's Club to receive a $200 scholarship.

Mabel Fleming, 89, formerly of Dinsdale died March 31.

Annette Ackerman, 84, died April 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Kruger, Britt, are parents of a daughter born April 4.


APRIL 12, 1973

A California man was killed in a one car accident 5 miles north of Dike on April 12.

Patty Andresen, Ida Grove and Jan Brandhorst will be married on June 2 in Ida Grove.

April 8 a late winter storm deposited 10-14" of snow in the area.

Mrs. Harold Volkens, 51, Gladbrook, died at her home of a heart attack.

Burgess Hawn, 59, Grundy Center, suffered a broken left leg in a fall at the Standard Oil Fertilizer Plant in Reinbeck.


APRIL 19, 1963

Harry Bern, 72 died April 4 at the Grundy Memorial Hospital.

Robert Bern, 41, was found dead in his home on April 4.

Betty Lyn's Drive-In to open weekends in April.

Annual Easter egg hunt is planned for April 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Mumm are parents of a son born April 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Karkosh are parents of a son born April 8.

Sally Storjohann & Darwin Fink were married on April 6.


APRIL, 1953

Rev. Theo Wolfram, 91, founder of Reinbeck's Ev. Lutheran Church died in Vinton on April 3.

June Lorenzen became the bride of Roger Meikle on April 5.


APRIL, 1943

L. Vern Robinson, son of L.V. Robinson was commissioned Ensign in the U.S. Navy on March 31.

Mr. & Mrs. C.M. Lawyer of York, Pa. are parents of a son born April 5.

Walter Hawkins was named Fire Dept Chief and Paul Robinson is replacing Lynn Grantwith as Assistant Chief.



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