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Gladbrook-Reinbeck Homecoming 2020

Gladbrook-Reinbeck students, staff and families gathered on Oct. 6 at the G-R soccer field for the 2020 Homecoming pep rally. Pictured are this year’s Homecoming Court: front row (L-R): Alyssa Morgan, Saari Kuehl, Homecoming Queen Maia McLean, Paige Creswell and Emily Else. Back row (L-R): ...

Halloween night set for Gladbrook

The Gladbrook City Council and Commercial Club have made plans for Halloween Saturday, October 31. The council set beggar’s hours from 6-8pm and Commercial Club is organizing Trunk-or-Treating on Main Street during the same hours. The Methodist Church women will be passing out hot dog sack ...

Pesticide course offered October 28

Toledo, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County office will offer the Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach ...

Chapel Hill UMC total loss after Monday blaze

A fire broke out at Chapel United Methodist Church Monday afternoon. The country church located outside Gladbrook on Abbott Ave is a total loss after Monday's blaze. Volunteer firefighter, Pat Cornwall was just a mile away from the church and was first on the scene. The fire was caused by ...

Welcome back class

After more than 170 days watching, waiting, video chatting, and quarantining; students and staff at Green Mountain-Garwin Community School District finally had the opportunity to return to class. The first day of school came on Thursday for grades K-9 and on Friday for grades 10-12 and was ...

Lohse named as century farm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 2, 2020) - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill honored families from Benton, Iowa and Tama counties with Century and Heritage Farm awards yesterday. To achieve Century or Heritage Farm status, each family must ...

Reinbecks Arts Festival slated for Sept. 18

We were gearing up for a wonderful day of amazing art, fantastic fine crafts, incredible handmade quilts, live music, kids‘ fascinating  art activities, a “chalk the sidewalk” contest, a fun photo booth,  a show and shine car, pickup, motorcycle, and tractor show and much more. ...

Grassley makes Tama County stop

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, visited Tama County on September 2 to hear from area leaders amid the challenges of the derecho storm recovery and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In a closed Q&A session at the Reinig Center in Toledo, Grassley spent roughly an hour fielding questions and ...

Rebels outlast Warriors

The 2020 football season began for the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels with a Tama County showdown with the Meskwaki Warriors. The Rebels prevailed with a final score of 50-36 but Friday’s contest proved one of the closest games the Rebels have had during their tenure in the 8 Player class. Up ...

Tama Co. approved for individual assistance

DES MOINES – On Tuesday, Tama County was approved for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual Assistance Program. Gov. Kim Reynolds received notification 10 counties impacted by the Aug. 10 derecho were approved for the program. Individuals and business owners in Marshall, ...