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Cub Scout Pack 327 Family Campout

The members of Cub Scout Pack 327 from Gladbrook held their annual family campout on Friday June 5th. Fifteen cub scouts were joined by their parents and siblings at Union Grove State Park, with about 45 people on hand for dinner and campfire program Friday night, and about 30 spending the ...

Auxiliary Americanism Kindergarten & 5th Grade

Auxiliary Americanism chair, Lisa Reinhard, visited with the kindergarten class to talk about respecting the flag. They learned how the flag is a symbol of the United States and talked how they can show their respect. They learned about placing their hand over their heart and standing when ...

Exhibit at the 2015 Grundy County Fair

Exhibitors are needed for the 2015 Open Class (non-livestock) at the Grundy County Fair to be held the week of July 21-26. Residence in Grundy County is not required. It is open to everyone. Approximately 45 exhibitors participated in 2014 with nearly 300 entries. We invite you to help us ...

Grundy County master gardener scholarship recipient announced

Master Gardeners are members of the Grundy county community who take an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns. What really sets them apart from other home gardeners is their commitment to learning and sharing what they learn with others. Master ...

Rising Sun Karate promotions for May 2015

The following students were promoted to white belt with yellow stripe: Mercedes Lilly, Mallory Amesquita and Hutton Pasche.The following student was promoted to yellow belt: Adam Rueber.The following students were promoted to blue belt: Cael Knaack and Carrie Schlichtmann.The following student ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School Senior Awards

Nicole Marie Adair National Honor Society – Blue and Gold Cord Recipient Honor Student - Gold Cord Recipient Volunteer - Silver Cord Recipient Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award Wartburg College Ruth and Roger Scholarship Wartburg Regents Scholarship Elsie Miller-Palmer and ...

High School Graduating Seniors honored at Gladbrook UMC

The 2015 graduating Seniors were recognized at the Gladbrook UMC on May 10th. The morning began with a festive brunch and short program. The group then prepared for worship where they were recognized by the congregation and presented with special gifts. That was followed by a whole-church ...

Gladbrook UMC visits former pastor

Members of the Gladbrook UMC traveled to Indianola, IA. on Thursday, April 30th. They did so to visit with Rev Howard Lord and wife Wilma. Rev Lord was appointed to the Gladbrook UMC during the 1980’s. He and Wilma retired to the The Village, a residential center for Senior Citizens. ...

Gladbrook Gals & Guys 4H By Kerrigan Hatch

The Gladbrook Gals and Guys met at the Gladbrook Middle School to make T-braids. Members started at 6:00 am and started making the dough. We let the dough rise while having our meeting. The new members learned how to form and braid the dough. Everybody enjoyed decorating the T-braid! The ...

Abel French-Hand receives award

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Abels French-Hand Funeral Homes of Grundy Center, Dike, Eldora, Reinbeck, and Wellsburg received the Award of Excellence in Funeral Service at the 135th Annual Iowa Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) Convention held May 12-14, 2015, at the Iowa State Center and Gateway ...