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Prom returns for area high schools

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High schoolers at Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG schools are looking forward to the return of a popular spring tradition. After the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all in-person school activity in April of 2020, students have been excited at the opportunity this year to participate in the prom ...

Trio chosen to attend Girls State

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Reinbeck American Legion Auxiliary Unit 242 is pleased to announce they have selected Brooke Peterson, Katie Clark, and Karlie Rickert of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School to represent their Unit at the 2021 Girl State Conference held this June at Drake University in Des Moines. Iowa Girls ...

Bruene honored by Urban Tree  Council

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The Iowa Urban Tree Council announced Cheryl Bruene as an Outstanding Professional in Urban Forestry. The award was presented virtually as part of the 30th Annual Urban Forestry Awards Ceremony held on April 8. Bruene is the executive director for Tama County Iowa State University Extension ...

Ernst visits Little Rebels

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In the course of one month the Little Rebels Learning Center (LRLC) in Reinbeck has been the host for visits by two of Iowa's most influential law makers. Shortly after Gov. Reynolds announced the formation of a state childcare task force on March 10, she came to Reinbeck to tour the Little ...

G-R inducts new NHS members

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Chapter of the National Honor Society met with family and friends on March 25 to induct its new membership. The new inductees included seniors and juniors because last year’s ceremony was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony was introduced by faculty ...

Grundy County Community foundation gives local grants

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The Grundy County Community Foundation (GCCF) has granted $111,840.94 to 26 projects of organizations serving Grundy County through its 2021 grant cycle. “The Grundy County Community Foundation is proud to partner with our local nonprofit organizations and support their work to make Grundy ...

Library reopens in Gladbrook

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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 ...

New season in Gladbrook

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After a four month hiatus, the Gladbrook Theater and Matchstick Marvels museum are set to reopen in April. Visitors will again be able to view local sculptor Pat Acton’s matchstick models at the Matchstick Marvels museum on April 1. For the next two months the museum will be open from ...

Area track teams up and running

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Track teams at Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG got their seasons started this week with meets on Monday and Tuesday. Both girls teams were in action at the BCLUW Early Bird meet on March 29. The Wolverines and the Rebels both competed with undersized squads, finishing 10th and 11th respectively ...

Area students qualify for all-state speech

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The 2021 speech season wrapped up earlier this month with the individual state speech contests held on March 13. GMG sent 14 events to the state contest. Those included Literary Program: Stephenie Claussen, Jadyn Hessenius; Storytelling: Kaci Krier; After Dinner Speaking: Frances Jackson; ...