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Gladbrook News

Gladbrook Auxiliary hosts Veterans Day program at Westbrook Acres

The Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary hosted a Veterans Day Program at Westbrook Acres on Friday, November 11. Americanism Chairman Lisa Reinhard was in charge of the program. Pianist Sue Koster got everyone into the spirit by playing a medley of patriotic music. Lisa welcomed a large ...

Gladbrook American Legion sponsors Veterans Day Dinner

Attending the Veterans Day Dinner held at the Gladbrook American Legion post home include (l-r) Jr. member Violet Jackson, Sr. member & guest speaker Ann Jackson, 3rd District Vice Commander Dixie Kapayou, Dept. Vice Commander Dan Boberg, Gladbrook Post Commander Ron Busch, and Unit ...

Iowa Girls State applications open to area juniors

The Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary is extending an invitation for high school Juniors to apply to attend Iowa Girls State June 18-23 at Drake University in Des Moines. If interested contact Nicole Clapp or Jeanne Paustian at 641-751-2039 for an application. The Iowa Girls State program ...

Kids’ Shopping Day coming soon!

Gladbrook’s 10th annual Kids’ Shopping Day is right around the corner. The special shopping day for kids is set for Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Peace Church. Kids’ Shopping Day is a community effort to honor Jesus on His birthday by serving the children and ...

Back to 1934 – Tama Co. voters say ‘yes’ to five supervisors

Tama County voters overwhelmingly passed a public measure during Tuesday night’s midterm election to return the county to a form of government not experienced since 1934 – five county supervisors. Public Measure TX – “The number of Tama County Supervisors shall be increased from three ...

Beggars’ Night celebrated at Gladbrook’s Westbrook Acres

The community of Gladbrook celebrated Beggars’ Night in annual fashion on Sunday, October 30, and one of the most spooktacular spots to be was at the Westbrook Acres nursing facility as residents enjoyed the evening by handing out treats to eager youngsters dressed up in their Halloween ...

Traer Fire leads response to 64-acre field fire near Buckingham

The afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 22 was a long and heated one for members of the Traer Fire Department as they led the response to an extensive 64-acre field fire southeast of Buckingham that would eventually take seven hours to extinguish. The fire – which originated on the north side of a ...

Tama Co. Public Health to host Coffee Talk in Gladbrook

Tama Co. Public Health and Home Care will be hosting monthly Coffee Talks beginning in November. On November 9, the public is invited to a Coffee Talk set to be held at the Gladbrook Legion beginning at 1:30 p.m. November’s topic is Colds/Influenza. Please join us! For more information ...

Gladbrook Legion and Auxiliary Veterans Dinner set for Nov. 14

The Gladbrook Auxiliary will be hosting a Veterans Day celebration on Monday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building. This is a potluck supper. Guest speakers will be Ann Jackson, who teaches Extended Learning Program at the Miller Middle School in Marshalltown. She will be speaking on ...

Halloween in Gladbrook 2022

The Gladbrook City Council set Sunday, October 30, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., as Beggars Night in Gladbrook. Along with Trick-or-Treat, Commercial Club is sponsoring a variety of activities around town and on Main Street. The excitement in town starts off at 5:00 to 5:45pm with supper at the ...