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Gladbrook News

Rebel Nation celebrated at Hall of Fame banquet

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Booster Club Hall of Fame celebration returned this winter after a year hiatus in early 2021. Close to 100 G-R Rebels gathered at the Oak Leaf Country Club near Reinbeck to honor a group of inductees that included past G-R athletic teams as well as fans, school ...

In terms of water quality, it pays to upgrade

The city of Gladbrook is set to see savings of more than $84,000 in interest payments on its 2011 water quality improvement project thanks to a recent State Revolving Fund (SRF) interest rate reduction. According to an Iowa Finance Authority press release, more than 30 Iowa municipalities ...

What’s ahead for Gladbrook City Council in 2022

With a new year comes some new faces and new opportunities for the Gladbrook City Council. After more than a decade under the leadership of Mayor Keith Sash, the City of Gladbrook will see a new person at the helm of city government. Council Member Trudi Scott won the mayorship running ...

Gladbrook holiday lighting contest winners announced

The Commercial Club announced the winners of the 2021 Light Up the Town Christmas Lighting Contest. The winners received $50 in Gladbrook Trade Dollars which can be used at any local businesses in town. The winner of the “Griswold Display” is Doug Gethmann. His yard was full of trees ...

G-R Boosters to honor new Hall of Fame inductees

After a one year hiatus in 2020, the annual Gladbrook-Reinbeck Booster Club Hall of Fame Dinner is returning next month to honor a group of community members that have contributed to the programs and environment at G-R as well as a number of past athletic teams with notable achievements. This ...

Season of giving in Gladbrook

The weather was cold with just a little bit of snow on the ground as shoppers began to line up, ready to make out a list for their loved ones long before 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. The annual Kids Shopping Day chaired by the Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary Children and Youth Committee ...

Rebels start the season 5-0

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels are off and sprinting in the early going of the boys 1A regular season. In the first two weeks of action, the team has gone undefeated with wins over Wapsie Valley, South Hardin, AGWSR and Lynnville-Sully. The Rebels are now one of only two unbeaten teams ...

A joyful holiday noise

The sounds of warm holiday music filled the halls of the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Junior/Senior High School on Monday, Dec. 6. The G-R Fine Arts Department held its annual Winter Band and Choir Concert for grades 5-12. The concert began with performances from the 6th Grade and Junior High bands ...

The holidays came alive in Gladbrook

The Gladbrook community kicked off the holiday season with the 24th Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities on Wednesday, Dec. 1. It was also the lighting of the 16th Festival of Trees in the City Center. It was a beautiful warm December night. We believe this was the largest crowd we have ever had ...

G-R boys turn up the tempo

With an accomplished 2020-21 season under their belt and in the rearview, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys basketball team are ready to roll into 2022. The Rebels concluded a four-loss season in a heartbreaking Substate Championship game against South Winneshiek, just a few points shy of the state ...