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July 30, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


AUGUST 2, 2007

Blake Conrad, 14, son of Chris Conrad, got a hole in one-at Oakleaf County Club on July 26.

Steve Tscherter was recognized at the Iowa Independent Bankers 36rd Convention as the recipient of the Robert D. Dixon Founders award.

Tracy Beenken received her 10 year pin with the Treasurer's Office.

Theresa Petersen will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 13.

Viola Vasey will be honored on Aug. 7 for her 90th birthday.

Mr. & Mrs. John Blohm are parents of a son born July 20.

Kristin Sass & Mike Macri III will be married Nov. 23 in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Robertson will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11.

Theona Larsen, 89, Reinbeck, died July 23 at Covenant Medical Center.

Helen Dreessen, 89, Gladbrook, died July 24 at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook.

Sangeeta Goel, M.D. Neurologist, joins area spine & brain team.


JULY 31, 1997

Grundy Co. Sheriff Rick Penning announces 3rd sTEP program.

Helen Brandt, 77, Reinbeck, died July 23 at Covenant Medical Center.

Arlie Schneider, 74, Reinbeck, died July 27 at Parkview Manor.

Harold Minnisch, 81, Gladbrook, died July 25 at Grundy Care Center.

Pastor Glenn Denke, St. John's Lutheran Church, has accepted a dual parish call in Midland, S.D.

Two women bikers are riding across the U.S. stopped in Reinbeck. One of the riders was Jan Dreesen, daughter of Helen & John Dreesen.

Tonya Shinn has graduated from the 14th annual Business Horizons at Drake Un. Campus in Des Moines.


AUGUST 6, 1987

Jan Mueller & Dr. John Mueller were married on July 25.

Cynthia Oettchen & Wayne Hill were married in Rome, Italy on July 24.


AUGUST 11, 1977

Morrison Centennial Celebration is planned for Aug. 20 with a full schedule.

Work is progressing on the Don Dirks Insurance office and Real Estate office.

Jim Denning station is adding a 26x36 two stall addition.

Bill Benter, 91, died Aug. 3 at Parkview Manor.

Mary Henricks, 85, Grundy Center, died Aug. 2 at the Grundy Hospital.

Me. & Mrs. Kent Block are parents of a son born Aug. 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Lang are parents of a son born Aug. 7.

Deborah Thede & Steve Fitzgerald were married July 30.

Ema Hinz, daughter of early area settlers, observed her 100th birthday on Aug. 14.


AUGUST 10, 1967

Reinbeck's Eggtown poultry laying house is still getting complaints from neighbors.

Grundy Co. Board of Supervisors has named Richard Kern, 30, as the new sheriff replacing Leslie Craven who resigned due to health reasons.

Policeman Ray Francis arrested two Mexicans with goods from two area break-ins at Oakleaf and the Washall.

Gordon Mennenga graduated from UNI with a B.A. in English.

Reinbeck Canning Co. announced that Thomas Campbell will be the new manager.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Witt are parents of a daughter born July 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Saak are parents of a son born Aug. 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Jared Owens are parents of a son born Aug. 5.



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