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All State Park Tour Coming to Gladbrook, you’re invited to join

Jump in your favorite car, fire up the engine, roll down the windows, turn up the radio, and put on your biggest smile. It is time to hit the road to show your support for state parks in Iowa. The crew for Anna Rea, the 1930 Ford Model A invites everybody to drive along for the visit to Union ...

Rebel athletes compete at NICL Conference Championship in Hudson Mega Meet

Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls and boys track competed at the rainy, first-annual North Iowa Cedar League (NICL) Conference ‘Mega Meet’ hosted by Hudson last Thursday, May 5, featuring 16 area teams including both Class 1A and 2A. While the G-R’s boys’ roster boasts more than 20 athletes, ...

G-R High School receives Carrie Chapman Catt Award

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a record high 31 schools qualified for the Carrie Chapman Catt Award this school year. The award goes to schools that register at least 90 percent of their eligible students to vote. Nearly 3,400 high school students registered this year in ...

Martin receives 5-year service award

Angela M. Martin (left) recently received her 5-year service award from Mark A. Schildroth (right), Chairperson of the Grundy County Board of Supervisors. Martin works in the Grundy County Auditor’s Office. –Contributed photo

Tree elves take Tama County by storm

In a fitting end to the nationwide celebration that was Stewardship Week 2022 and in honor of the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, a pair of ‘tree elves’ from the Tama County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office – conservation assistant Melody Bro and ...

Proposed Tama Co. hog confinement proves controversial

Iowa Select Farms sent Ken Pliner and three other representatives to meet with the Tama County Board of Supervisors on April 25 to answer questions and concerns from the community. The main frustration from residents who attended the meeting was a lack of communication from Iowa Select to ...

Wolverines medal in several events at Lew Lundy Relays

Despite wholly uncooperative weather leading to cancelation after cancelation this spring sports season in Iowa, several members of the GMG track team have still managed to take top honors in the few meets that have taken place including at the Lew Lundy Relays in Montezuma on April ...

Poppy Days to be observed May 11 and 13

For over a 100 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored Poppy Days to remind America that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free. On Wednesday, May 11, members of the Gladbrook Jr. Auxiliary will be distributing poppies door-to-door in ...