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80th Birthday-Walton

Barb Walton of Trenton, Nebraska, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday on March 22, 2020. Let’s help her celebrate with a Card Shower. Cards may be sent to: Barb Walton 36912 Road 713 Trenton, Nebraska 69044

90th Birthday Open House

DIKE-Duane Habben will be 90 years young on June 21. Please join him for an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 22. The celebration will be held at the Dike Community Building. Duane has been married to Betty for 64 years and has three daughters: Connie Lopez, Juli Kopriva, and Ann O’Connor. ...

Celebrating 100 Years!-Mary L. Henderson

Mary L. Henderson will be celebrating her 100th birthday on May 24, 2019. She was born May 24, 1919,to Dennis and Mae Mossman. Mary was united in marriage to Harold V. Henderson on August 31, 1941; he passed away in 1994. We would like to horror Mary with a card shower. Please send birthday ...

90th Birthday-Marlys Keith

We are celebrating Marlys Keith’s 90th birthday. Please join us for an Open House at the First Presbyterian Church, 405 Broad Street, Reinbeck, IA, May 18 from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. We respectfully request no gifts or cards, we will have an opportunity for you to share a memory or express your ...

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Hello World – Gillespie

On April 5 John and Sarah Thomsen Gillespie welcomed Andrew John Gillespie to their family. He weighed 8 pounds and was 22 inches long. Andrew was welcomed home by siblings: Jack, 9; Christina, 6; and William, 3. They live in DePere, WI. Iowa Grandparents are LeRoy and Margaret Thomsen.

Hello World – Gienger

Jason and Megan Gienger are the proud parents of a daughter, Callie Ann, born October 26th at 6:59 p.m. at Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Callie was welcomed home by her big brother, Jackson. Callie weighed 7 lbs and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Dennis & Doris Gienger of Gladbrook ...

Aaron Edward Currie

Steve and Chelsey (Larsen) Currie are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aaron Edward Currie. Aaron was born, Friday, November 3 in Minneapolis. He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 inches long.Joining in their happiness at his arrival are his big brother Kellen, grandparents, Kipp and ...

Leopold James Schick

Tyler and Hayley (Larsen) Schick are proud to announce the birth of their son, Leopold James Schick. Leo was born Tuesday, February 28, in Des Moines. He weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19.5 inches long.Joining in their happiness at his arrival are grandparents, Kipp and Nancy Larsen of ...

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SLOW COOKER STUFFING

This week will be a shortened article and the last I will write for awhile because I'll be thinking about what I would like to write with the holidays coming up, but I have to take a break. Most of you know I broke my hip and femur a year ago. The doctors told me I was just a slow healer, but ...

CARROTS AND RICE

With Halloween behind us and December ahead of us, I think November can be one of the nicest times of the year. This month won't be the prettiest. You just have to look out the window to see the gold and russet days are almost gone. This is the month that we lean naturally towards "thanks". ...

APPLE JELLY

October is ending and if you are like me, you still have plenty of apples in the garage in a box. I didn't even have to go to a pick-um farm because several years ago Kevin gave each of the kids an apple tree and they never had apples before, or maybe enough for a couple of pies, but this year ...

PUPPY CHOW or A Halloween Mash

Halloween will be next week, it seems like October did fly by so quickly. It is a time when children should be able to have fun, but in recent years there have been too many unfortunate incidents. Isn't that sad? Halloween with all its eerie fun is a day looked forward to by many children. With ...

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Sienknechts celebrate 60th anniversary

The family of Bob and Alice (Handorf) Sienknecht of Dunkerton, Iowa, is announcing the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower. They were married at Chapel United Methodist Church, Gladbrook, Iowa on June 24, 1960. They raised their family on a farm outside Dunkerton, ...

70th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Colleen Miller are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. Jim and Colleen were united in marriage on October 2, 1949, in Lincoln, Iowa, at the Salem Church. To this union they welcomed three children, Wendy Miller (Muller), Grundy Center, Scott Miller, South Carolina and Jann ...

50th Anniversary-Koster

Happy 50th Anniversary Stan and Sue Koster August 1st Please help us in celebrating 50 golden years together by sending them cards at: 1074 200th Street, Gladbrook, IA 50635 Much love from your family

Greiner 60th Anniversary

Robert and Edith Greiner will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, October 28th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Traer Memorial Building. Their family includes Rick & Donna Greiner of Phoenix, AZ, Brenda Raimondi of Edmond, OK, Rhonda Greiner of Aurora, CO, Doug ...

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Dig Inn to music and drinks

The Dig Inn, a record store and craft beer bar, is a unique business for the small town of Reinbeck but has already become a popular spot. After opening November 15, the store was closed for three months due to the pandemic, but they are back and better than ever. "It was nice to be in a ...

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Project Radical minutes

The Project Radical coalition met March 22, 2010 in the high school cafeteria. Those in attendance were Jane Stirler, Connie Miller, Dan Reisner, Becky Heeren, Beth Thompson, and Malinda Shoaf, Jane made a few announcements about upcoming events. She stated that on April 18th there would be a ...

Senior Spotlight

Name: Alex HolbachNickname: Al, A-Rex.Date/Place of Birth:November 22, 1991 -Waterloo, Iowa.Parents: P.J. and Laurie(Connie Wood).Siblings: Kayla, 15.FAVORITESFood: Mashed potatoeswith corn on top.Movie: The HangoverTV Show: One Tree HillRestaurant: The O.P.Color: BlueMusic: CountryHoliday: ...

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Applications available for 2018 health care career scholarships

GRUNDY CENTER - The Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation is accepting applications for its Health Care Career Scholarships, which are available to local students who are currently enrolled in a health care program. Students who graduated from high school or currently reside in the GCMH ...

NAMI offers free class for families of youth with mental health conditions

NAMI Basics is a free six-week class for family members and family caregivers of children who have mental health disorders or symptoms but no diagnosis. The class will meet weekly from 6 to 8:30 p.m. starting Thursday, April 12 through May 17. It will be at the First Congregational Church, 608 ...

Cedar Valley Hospice hosts Rio themed fundraiser with the Brazilian 2wins

On Friday, April 13, Cedar Valley Hospice will host its spring fundraiser, Rio Nights, Parade Your Passion for Cedar Valley Hospice.Mark your calendars and make plans to celebrate and samba at this casual, themed event to raise money for the compassionate programs and services of Cedar Valley ...

Blood donors earn gratitude, cool gear

When a blood donor makes a lifesaving donation with LifeServe Blood Center, they're not just receiving the immediate gratification of saving three local lives. LifeServe Blood Center blood donors earn online store points for each unit of blood donated. From t-shirts to hats, blankets and ...

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Honoring veterans

Westview Estates and Parkview Manor were privileged to honor Veterans in our community with a lunch, Friday, November 10th. We had the opportunity to learn about each Veteran's service and recognize the families of Veterans in our group. The Flag Folding Ceremony reminds us of our history, the ...

Farmer’s market coupons available for older Iowans

DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that Farmers Market Nutrition Program applications are now available for eligible WIC recipients and low-income older Iowans.The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs provide eligible ...

Senior Farmer’s Market nutrition program

The Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program provides qualified seniors aged 60 and over with coupons (checks) that can be exchanged at farmer's markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture programs for fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and ...

Caregiver specialist scheduled to speak at Grundy Center’s Senior Center

Grundy Center Are you a caregiver for an older family member or friend? You may not consider what you do as caregiving. Do you help with your parents' household chores and finances? Or mow your neighbor's yard? Do you drive an elderly friend to her doctor appointment? If so, then you are among ...