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Gladbrook News

Library reopens in Gladbrook

The Gladbrook Public Library has resumed regular service as of April 1. The library will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 to 5 p.m., on Thursday from 12 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Programming will also resume in April, with the schedule yet to be ...

Community Outlook: Gladbrook Mayor Keith Sash

Winter is almost over and spring is supposed to be here this week and I finally got around to writing one of these letters. I did see about six robins this last week and the snow is almost gone. Some spring flowers are coming up and I think the eagles are on the nest at the lake so maybe we can ...

Theme selected for 2021 Corn Carnival

The Rio Carnaval is one of the world’s most famous events. In Gladbrook the most famous event is the Corn Carnival. Therefore the marriage of the two names is the perfect match. 2021’s Corn Carnival theme is The Cornival. The name and design will be emblazoned across a black and white ...

Gladbrook partners with Grundy Center EMS

One of Tama County’s ambulance departments that has been in existence for nearly 50 years will be looking to a neighboring community to help bridge the gaps in their 24/7 emergency service. The city of Gladbrook recently formalized an agreement with the city of Grundy Center to provide ...

Five things to know from G-R school board

1. Following a public hearing where no comments were heard or reported, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board unanimously approved the proposed school calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The start of school will be on August 23 with the last day of school on May 26. Gladbrook-Reinbeck will ...

March community meals in Gladbrook

Auxiliary Birthday Supper - March 15 The Gladbrook Auxiliary will be hosting a birthday supper for the Gladbrook Legion on Monday, March 15th, 6:30. This will be a plated meal for Legion, Auxiliary, SAL and Junior members. The National American Legion Vice-Commander will be attending. The ...

Gladbrook Women’s Club – February Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Gladbrook Women’s Club was held Feb. 11, 2021 at Spanky’s in Gladbrook. Eleven members answered roll call with their status on Receiving the covid vaccination. All were anxious for an appointment. The secretary’s minutes and treasurer’s report were given ...

Gladbrook Alpha Club meets in February

The Alpha Study Club met at the Peace Church on February 23, 2021 with Pat Clausen as hostess. President Marcia Plett opened the meeting sharing some fun facts about February. Roll call was answered by twelve members. The Secretary’s report was read. There was no correspondence this month. ...

Legion hears from Clapp

On Monday, Jan. 18, the Gladbrook Legion Post and Unit #127 of the American Legion met at 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building. Special guests invited were Nik Clapp, Nat’l Auxiliary President of Gladbrook, the Department Commander James Kessler of Lake Park and District Commander Dave ...

Keller vies for Pork Youth Leadership Team

Clive, Iowa - Eleven young women and men are competing for three positions on the 2021 Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Youth Leadership Team. The competition will be held Jan. 25 and 26 in Des Moines. Winners will be named at an evening banquet on Jan. 26. Eric Keller of rural ...