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Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

January 24, 2019
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO 1/29/09 Travis Vaughn U.S. Army, 25, was among eight soldiers killed in a helicopter crash on Feb. 18. The American Legion will hold a Shower of Gifts for vets in the Marshalltown Vets Home. Travis was the son of Brad & Kandie Vaughn of Reinbeck. American Cancer Society is sponsoring Daffoldil Days. Rebel Hawks wrestling team finished in first place in a tounament they hosted in Traer, Saturuday Jan, 24, Grundy Co, Memorial Hospital is now accepting application for three $1,000 Health Career Scholarships. 20 YEARS AGO JAN. 25, 1999 G-R students will travel to Chicago . This includes the senior class and high school choir, The choir needs to raise money. Lillian Voba, 85, Traer, died at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. Wm. Kroeger, 93m, Traer, died Jan. 20 at Covenant Medical Center. Mr. & Mrs. Carl Roeding are parents of a son born Jan. 19. Hattie Thompson, 100, will celebrate her 100th birthday on March 31. Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Danielsen celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec . 22. Henrietta Downey was surprised on her 90th birthday with a party at the Morris Inn. 30 YEARS AGO FEB. 2, 1989 Mr. & Mrs.Gary Lorenz are parents of a son born Jan. 12. Mr. & Mrs. John Hansen are parents of daughter born Dec . 15. Mr. & Mrs. Mark Peterson Hubbard, are parents of a son born Jan. 18 Services for Alice Costello, 76, Gladbrook, were held Jan. 24. Clive Patterson, 79, Holland, died Jan. 27 Mervin Boughman, 86, Grundy Center, died Jan. 6. 40 YEARS AGO JAN. 25, 1979 City councilmen voted to rehire Tom Hansen as a city policeman under police chief Richard Lenius. Mr. & Mrs. Adolph Voft observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6. Ronald Mastain, Hudson, was a local winner of 1978 Iowa Master Corn Growers Contest with a yield of 182.23 bushes per acre. 50 YEARS AGO JAN 6,1969 Wm. Hamann, 72, died Feb. 3. The condition of Rev, Collins, Pastor of UCC Church remains in serious condition following a cerebral hemorrhage at his home. Jo Ruth Hunter was selected to appear in the young people’s concert on March 9 at West High. She is a senior at Reinbeck High School. Mr. & Mrs. Phil French are parents of a daughter born Feb. 3.



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