Gladbrook News

Senior Citizen’s Lunch held in Gladbrook

GLADBROOK – On Friday, September 8, 2023, the Chapel Church Volunteers prepared and served lunch to area senior citizens. Twenty-eight ate at the Memorial Building, and seven meals were delivered to their homes by Jeanne Paustian and Lynn Handorf. The menu consisted of pork loin, mashed ...

Hawkeye Community College announces summer graduates

WATERLOO – The following are Hawkeye Community College summer semester graduates and their programs of study in your local area. Gladbrook -Thomas Clifford, AAS Respiratory Care, High Honors (GPA 3.75-3.99)

Grundy Hospital Foundation awards health care scholarships

GRUNDY CENTER – Local students pursuing careers in health care are among the recipients of $13,500 in scholarships awarded by the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation. Nine students received the $1,500 scholarship awards, including Gladbrook resident Emma Koester, who is enrolled ...

Gladbrook ALA to meet Sept. 11

GLADBROOK — All Gladbrook Auxiliary members will meet on Monday, Sept. 11, for a 11:30 furnished lunch at the Gladbrook Memorial Building. There will be a combined School of Instruction and regular meeting. All officers and committee members are urged to attend so we can get the new fiscal ...

Gladbrook Senior Citizens Dinner set for Sept. 8

GLADBROOK - The Gladbrook Senior Citizens Dinner will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the Gladbrook Memorial Building. Chapel Church is hosting the dinner. Call Jeanne to make reservations at 641-751-2039.

Top honors awarded in Iowa State Fair FFA Sheep show

DES MOINES – Judges viewed 306 animals from 172 exhibitors competing for top honors in the FFA Market Lamb show held last Thursday, Aug. 10, at the 2023 Iowa State Fair. Champion Market Wether was awarded to Brock Bowman of Glidden-Ralston FFA, Glidden. Makenzie Rule of West Sioux FFA, ...

Fevold, Murty team up for 2023 Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show

DES MOINES – The 24 teams competing this year as part of the 41st Annual Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair were recently announced and include exhibitor Colbie Fevold of rural Gladbrook. The show will take place on Saturday, Aug. 12 beginning at 4:30 p.m. A ...

Collector’s Fair held in Gladbrook

GLADBROOK – The annual Collector’s Fair was held recently at the Memorial Building in Gladbrook. The room was overflowing with interesting memorabilia that ranged from wartime cookbooks to electric football men. It truly was a display for everyone to enjoy. The list of those ...

Tama County Fair’s Outstanding Juniors

GLADBROOK - Tama County 4-H members who were awarded Outstanding Junior for their static/non-livestock projects are pictured during last month’s county fair held in Gladbrook. PHOTO BY THE PIE LADY/LAURA BRU