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Grundy County News

Beef Team celebrates busy year

The Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team held its Annual Banquet on Sunday, November 7. Attendees were entertained with a video capturing 2021 activities and a tribute to the graduating high school seniors. During 2021, members helped the Iowa Beef Industry Council with the Baby’s First Bites campaign, ...

Good neighbor deed for Oettchen Family

Friends and neighbors assembled on Saturday, Nov. 6 north of Gladbrook at the farm of the late Brandon Oettchen to harvest his corn. The soybeans had been combined earlier. The 70 some acres of corn was taken out in about four hours. Jared Denbow and Jim Osborn ran their combines without ...

Kids Shopping Day coming soon to Gladbrook

Gladbrook’s 9th Kids Shopping Day is right around the corner. The special shopping day for kids is Sat., Dec. 11th, from 9-noon at Peace Church. Kids Shopping Day is a community-wide effort to honor Jesus on His birthday by serving the children and families in the area. The planning team ...

Hats off to Reinbeck veterans

The Reinbeck American Legion Auxiliary Unit #242 presented five area veterans living at our nursing home/senior apartments with military caps from their branch of service as a token of thanks for their service. So often we forget those who served our nation to protect our freedoms. Those ...

Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary News

The Gladbrook Legion Auxiliary met on Monday evening, September 13 as President Jeanne Paustian held her annual Program Planning Session with officers, committee chairman and members present to get the 2021-22 year started. Dues were collected and a light meal was served. The meeting was opened ...

New blood coming to GMG Board, Gladbrook Council

Several new candidates alongside mostly incumbents will be sworn in this coming January across the Tama and Grundy County landscape following the combined city/school election that took place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The following results are final unofficial results from the Tama ...

Halloween fun in downtown Gladbrook

A young Sonic the Hedgehog collects candy from the Gladbrook Fire and Rescue table during the annual downtown Halloween trunk-or-treat on Oct. 31. Gladbrook residents were treated to a Halloween celebration that included a haunted house at the library, spooky games at Spanky’s Restaurant and ...

New look legislative districts coming for Tama and Grundy Co.

Beginning in 2022 Tama and Grundy Counties will see a new landscape in their Iowa House and Senate districts. On Thursday, October 28, the redistricting plan proposed by the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency (LSA) was approved by a vote of 48-1 in the Senate and by a vote of 93-2 in the ...

Reinbeck holiday activities Nov. 12-13

The 23rd annual Miracle on Main celebration is nearly upon us! Plan to fill your Friday (and, some of Saturday!) with the range of events offered on Main Street in Reinbeck on November 12-13. Miracle-goers will be able to experience the old, the new, and everything in between this year. For ...