Reinbeck Courierhttp://www.reinbeckcourier.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:10:38 EDTSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:10:38 EDT child abuse takes sharp drop in Tama County: Why? County ranked 11th in Iowa in cases of confirmed child abuse in 2012. In 2013, the ranking dropped to 63rd. These numbers come from a recently released report from the Iowa Department of Human Services for the latest statistics.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTYoung vocalists win ribbons in Iowa State Fair contest Rauch, 10, of Alburnett won first place in the Children's Singing competition held Thursday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. KK Kruse, 12, of Beaman claimed second place, and Elise Gedler, 8, of Des Moines earned third place.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTHospital school supplies drive provides items for Operation Threshold and Volunteers of Grundy County Memorial Hospital display the school supplies that were gathered in the hospital's annual School Supply Drive.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTLivestock forage disaster program Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) made the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) a permanent program and provides retroactive authority to cover eligible grazing losses back to Oct. 1, 2011.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGrundy Center cook wins corn cooking crown Dicks of Grundy Center won first place and a $30 cash award in the Iowa Sweet Corn Rules competition judged Friday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT