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Looking Back

July 28, 2017

July 23, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JULY 26, 2007

A send off was held for the high school boys baseball team on their first round at state baseball tournament.

Alicia Wager, ARNP, is joining Covenant Clinic.

Merger takes place between Heartland Coop & Central Counties Coop effective July l. The new cooperative will be named Heartland Coop.

Gloria Rickert will celebrate her 80th birthday on August 4.

Local girls soccer players earn Gold at Iowa Games.

20 YEARS AGO

JULY 24, 1997

Father John Kissling, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grundy Center, and Queen of Heaven Church in Reinbeck, will retire August 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Hamilton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 26.

Lucille Snow will celebrate her 85th birthday on July 25.

Teresa Thoms & Martin Conradi were married July 5.

Nikki Greve, member of G-R FFA, was announced as a recipient of a $1,000 National FFA scholarship.

Thelma Barnes, 77, Reinbeck, died July 25 at Parkview Manor Nursing Home.

Bernice Graveman, 85 Reinbeck, died July 21 at Parkview Manor.

30 YEARS AGO

JULY 30, 1987

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Ihns are parents of a son born on July 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Bern, North Liberty, are parents of a son born July 27.

Susan Long & Donald Clubine were married June 20.

Wm. Clark. 48, Reinbeck, died July 21.

Hazel Frei, 87, Reinbeck, died July 22.

Clara Boekenheuer, 76, Reinbeck, received multiple injuries when she drove into the path of a vehicle driven by Duane Peters, 43, Raymond.

40 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 4, 1977

Water revenue bonds valued at $275,000 were sold to finance the new water facility construction with completion target date of July 1, 1976.

Farmers Coop sold the elevator in Morrison to Russell & Chris Roberts for $80,000.

Bobbie Ann Rickert was first runner up in Little Miss Iowa Contest.

Verne Saak, 64, died July 28 at his home.

Arthur Andorf, 65, died of cancer at Schoitz Hospital on August 1.

Juluis Voege, 94, died August 5.

Dale Greve received serious injury when he lost control of his car on the Zaneta blacktop.

The last two elm trees at Elmwood Park were cut down after being claimed by dutch elm disease.

Three Reinbeck men Tom Lorenz, Lyndon McIntyre and Mike Schick rescued three men from drowning after their houseboat capsized in strong winds at Lake Pepin.

JoAnn Frahm & Rev. Richard Watkins were married July 3 at Elmwood Park.

50 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 3, 1967

Leslie Craven resigns as Grundy Co. Sheriff effective August 31 due to ill health.

Lincoln to hold its 12th Watermelon Day on August 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Russell Brubaker are holding an open house on August 4 at their newly completed 10,000 poultry caged laying operation.

Dr. Roadman, 81, Dike, died July 30 at Sartori Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Horstman are parents of a daughter born July 27.

Karen Schildroth & Michael Lovell were married July 28.

Fireman were called to Don Dirks farm to extinguish a blaze involving some oat straw and a tractor on August 4.

 
 

 

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