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Education

Myers named as next G-R Jr. High/High School principal

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District has named Anjuli Myers as the next principal of its Junior High and High School, which serves grades 7-12. Her hire will be official pending the formal background check and school board approval. Myers will be replacing Andy McQuillen who ...

G-R moves another step forward in bond referendum process

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board took another step forward Tuesday night in the process to hold a bond referendum by successfully collecting more than enough petition signatures and subsequently adopting a resolution to order a special election for Tuesday, Sept. 13. The petition garnered ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck School back-to-school details released

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School parents will receive “mail-in” registration information for the 2022-2023 school year via the US Postal Service around July 15, 2022. This packet will include information on how to register school-aged children. For the 2022-2023 School Year, parents may ...

Wickam honored as ‘Best of the Class’

Chloe Wickam from GMG High School was honored as a member of the 2022 Best of the Class. KWWL and the University of Northern Iowa recognized valedictorians or top graduating seniors from across eastern Iowa at a celebration on Saturday, May 21 at the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. KWWL Vice ...

Preserve summer bounty with local ISU extension classes

Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy your home-grown produce year-round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home-preserved foods, say specialists with Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach. “Home food ...

Little Free Pantries popping up in Tama County

Tama County ISU Extension and Outreach, along with several others, has been working this summer to place Little Free Pantries throughout the county. The pantries were built for this project by students in a construction class at GMG High School this past spring and are being stocked by local ...

Skovgard of Reinbeck named to U of Iowa Spring Dean’s List

Reagan Skovgard of Reinbeck was among the more than 5,500 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the dean's list for the 2022 spring semester. Skovgard is a second year student in the university’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is majoring in Nursing ...

GHS Class of 1963 reunites for 100th Corn Carnival

There were a lot of moments of laughter, reminiscing and friendships renewed when the Gladbrook High School class of 1963 gathered to participate in the 100th anniversary of Corn Carnival on June 17 and 18, 2022. Fourteen members (60 percent of classmates still living) gathered for the grand ...

Brick by brick, an era ends

Brick by brick the heart of the Gladbrook community has been coming down in recent days as the town’s entire school complex on Washington Street is demolished. The demolition is the final chapter for the school buildings which formerly housed the Gladbrook Community School District – a ...