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October 22, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


OCT. 25, 2007

Shawn Murphy, Dean Kerns, Beryl Manlick and Jack Boyer are all candidates for the City Council.

Marian Smith, 96, formerly of Reinbeck, died Oct. 12 in Valparaiso, Ind.

G-R presents "Once Upon a Mattress" on Friday, Nov. 2 and Sunday afternoon Nov. 4.

Three G-R students: Rebekah Zimmerman, Katie Sonnek and Sarah Draffen spent 1 1/2 days at UNI Vocal Arts Festival.


OCT. 23, 2007

Grundy Co. has rising costs for prisoner housing.

Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-31 which promotes awareness of illegal drugs & alcohol prevention and education activities.

James Anderson, Jr., 50, Mankato, Minn. died Oct. 18.

Emma Smolik, 95, Traer, died Oct. 17 at Sunrise Hill Care Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Lynch, Robbinsdale, Minn. are parents of a son born Oct. 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Brent Billerbeck, Oklahoma City, are parents of a son born Oct. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Iner Larsen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. l.

Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Hook will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a card shower on Oct. 28.


OCT. 29, 1987

Sue Junge is recovering from an accident which occurred three weeks ago when their car was hit while stopped at a stop sign before entering the highway at Dike.

Richard Hamilton, formerly of Grundy Center, died Oct. 19.

Mr & Mrs. John Hanzalik are parents of a daughter born Oct. 24.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Thede are parents of a son born Oct. 25.

Steve Hamilton, 23, Lincoln, ran into the rear of a tractor being driven by Richard Dahms of Gladbrook.


NOV. 3, 1977

Reinbeck High School will present the musical "Camelot."

The new municipal 400,000 gallon water reservoir is nearing completion.

Lester Venenga, 50, died Oct. 29 at his home.

LeRoy Juhl, 64, died Oct. 28 at his home in Country Club Hills, Ill.

Mrs. Richard Hargan, 88, died Oct. 28 at Parkview Manor.

Reinbeck Rams football team are Big Iowa Football Champs.


NOV. 2, 1967

Mrs. Ward "Dell" French, 53, died Oct. 31.

Marian Whannel, 77, Gladbrook, died Oct. 30.

Del Williams has been authorized as a dealer for Ford & Mercury in Reinbeck & Grundy Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Eiffler are parents of a son born Oct. 29.

Gladbrook Comm. school district to vote on a $535,000 school addition and pool on Nov. 9.



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