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

July 25, 2019
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 6, 2009 Rose Koester, Gladbrook, was crowned 2009 Tama County Queen. Class of ‘54 had their 50 year class reunion at Oakleaf Country Club on July 3. Mr. & Mrs. Bret Lauterbach are parents of a daughter born July 16. A two vehicle accident involving Travis Downs, Garwin, and Kourtney Newby, Gilman, collided near Conrad. Downs was arrested for OWI, 2nd offense. Ackley german band will play in Wellsburg. 20 YEARS AGO AUGUST 5. 1999. Jerry Fannon made a hole-in-one at hole #4 at Oakleaf Country Club. Erwin Ackerman, 86, died July 18 at Covenant Medical Center. Harry Eckhoff, 82, Wellsburg, died July 28 at Allen Hospital., Donald Gummert, 82, Grundy Center, died July 30 at the Grundy Hospital. Calvin Meester, 86, Grundy Center, died August 2 at the Grundy Hospital. Harold Modlin, 73, Grundy Center, died August 2 at the Grundy Hospital. Bill Davis received special recognition from Terry Smith, Reinbeck City Administrator, for developing Main St. Park. LaVonne Ramsey receives 1999 Volunteer teacher of the year award from Iowa District East of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Kristine Whipps, Dike, exhibited the grand champion swine at the Grundy Co. Fair. 30 YEARS AGO AUGUST 17, 1989 G-R schools will start on August 28. There is an anticipated enrollment of 400 students. Brenda Greiner & Randall Maxwell were married July 22 in Traer. Patricia Nissen & Scott Kennedy were married March 17 in Iowa City. Lyman Petersen, 73, Lincoln,, died August 5. Gertie Bergman, 84, Grundy Center, died August 6. Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Davis, Dike, are parents of a son born August 11. 40 YEARS AGO AUGUST 23, 1979 Mr. & Mrs. James Spear, Jr. are parents of a son born August 12. Helen Nissen household sale held on August 30. Henry Henrichs, 78, Grundy Center, died August 16. Mayor Tom Emmett announced he will not seek re-election for a 2nd term as Mayor. Mr. & Mrs. Roger Rickert, LaPorte City, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on August 26. Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Boege are parents of a son born August 15. 50 YEARS AGO AUGUST 21, 1969 Cathy Paulsen, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Paulsen, will graduate from school of Nursing in Rock Island, IL. on August 30. Mr. & Mrs. Harold Swangel are parents of a daughter born August 14. An estimated $7,000 damage was done to the David Arp house in Gladbrook. A car driven by Gary Staker, Traer, crashed into the house. Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Willer are parents of a daughter born on August 17.

 
 

 

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