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Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


AUGUST 23, 2007

Bids being accepted for G-R fitness center.

Lynn McBride, former teacher of Reinbeck, will retire from teaching at the end of May.

Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Earp, Ankeny, are parents of a son born July 22, 2007.

Mr. & Mrs. James Gregg, Phoenix, Ariz. are parents of a son born June 28.

Frances Cooper, 94, Reinbeck, died August 15 at Parkview.


AUGUST 21, 1997

Grundy Co. Sheriff Rick Penning completes 3rd traffic safety campaign.

Construction began on August 15 at Holland Marsh Wetlands including berms to improve water flow & installation of a control valve & reshaping of waterway & tiling work.

Michelle Mulligan & Neal Walters will be married on August 30.

Forrest Raney, 85, Reinbeck, died August 13 at his home.

John "Jack" Samo, 98, Marshalltown, died August 11 at University of Iowa Hospital.

Benjamin Heronimus, 86, died August 13 at the Grundy Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Petersen are parents of a son born August 13.


AUGUST 27, 1987

Forrest Logan, 70, Reinbeck, died August 19.

Madeline Seaton, 23, Reinbeck, died August 22.

George Andorf, 69, Reinbeck, August 22.

Wayne Whannel, 68, Conrad, died August 22.

Mary Theilan & Stephen Koupal were married August 1.

Rita Greiner & Mike Hummel were married August 8.

Janice Ralston & David Strickler were married July 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Keith Smith, formerly of Reinbeck, were honored on August 8 on their 25th wedding anniversary.

Mr. & Mrs. Loren Wrage, Clutier, are parents of a son born July 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Jon Nordrum are parents of a daughter born August 23.


SEPT. 1, 1977

Mrs. Kenneth Stoakes & Jim Stephenson, both of Reinbeck, each won $300 in Ernie's Super Valu Bankroll.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenny "Bud" Greiner are parents of a son born August 19.

Mr. & Mrs. Chris Roberts are parents of a daughter born August 21.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Russell, Traer, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7.

Brent Steffen, 15, Reinbeck, sustained a broken right leg and fractured wrist when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car driven by Leota Maple, 71, Gladbrook. Kip Monk, 15, also of Reinbeck, sustained a leg injury.

Grand Opening of Smith's Tire Repair, to be held on Sept. 2-3.


AUGUST 31, 1967

Three men Harold Bowers, 52, Reinbeck, Wayne Schmidt 18, State Center, and Larry K Morrison, 20, Traer, were killed on August 27 east of Reinbeck at Hwy 58 and 63 intersection.

George Ingols, 75, died August 30 of a stroke.

S/Sgt. & Mrs. Jim Bowman are parents of a daughter born August 21 in Berlin, Germany.

Darlene Arnold, formerly of Reinbeck, & Donald F. Sowar of Ohio were married on August 12.



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