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Art Fest returns to Reinbeck

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After a one-year hiatus, the Reinbeck Art Festival returned to downtown Reinbeck on Sept. 18. More than 30 artists and fine craft vendors had booths on display on Main Street throughout the day. Cars, pickups, motorcycles and tractors filled the 300 block of Main Street and a portion of Broad ...

Westbrook Acres welcomes famous cow

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Residents at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook welcomed a special visitor last Wednesday. Mason Corkery and his pet cow Gucci made an appearance as part of the center’s entertainment programming. For close to an hour the 800-pound cow hung out with his owner around the front patio ...

Seven things to know from G-R school board

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1. Superintendent Erik Smith reported to the G-R Board of Education during their regular meeting on Sept. 16 that certified enrollment for the district projects to see an increase of 40 students for the 2021-22 school year. Smith pointed out that 10 of the 40 students that moved into the area ...

Important changes for voters

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The regular city/school election will be held as a combined election on November 2, 2021. The city/school election will use the regular general election precincts. Voters will go to the polls for this election at the same place that they vote for a regular general (presidential or ...

Area churches plan Crop Walk

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The Northwest Tama County Ministerial Association is planning its 2021 Crop Walk. Churches participating are Gladbrook UMC, Chapel Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Salem Church, Peace Church and Garwin UMC who will be the host church. Crop Walks are ecumenical, interfaith community events. ...

Gladbrook Lions welcome new member (stand-alone)

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The Gladbrook Lions Club welcomed a new member at their meeting on Sept. 16th, at Peace Church. Haven Hackworth is the new Branch Manager at the Great Western Bank in Gladbrook. At the meeting, the Club decided to donate to Kids Shopping Day, participate in Trunk & Treat Night and discussed ...

Rebels down the Redhawks

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Amongst an electric crowd at North Tama High School last Thursday, the No. 8 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels knocked off the No. 11 North Tama Redhawks in three straight sets. The teams battled hard in the first set with several points coming down to volleys that were extended through diving saves ...

Reinbeck Art Festival returns Saturday

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This year’s festival promises color, music, variety, and movement from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 18 on Main and Broad in Reinbeck, Iowa. The Car Show is creating excitement from near and far as we are featuring tractors, motorcycles, cars, and pickups. We have added a Quilt Show to this ...