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Memorial Day helpers

Brian and Chris Bunz family helped the American Legion and Auxiliary by placing flags on the veteran's graves in Reinbeck for Memorial Day. In addition the New Life Church group placed individual poppies on those graves.

Memorial Day

Reinbeck Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day service schedule

Memorial Day service: Reinbeck Memorial Building 9 AM, National anthem by GR Rebel band. Opening prayer Pastor Peperkorn -St. John's Lutheran Church. Pledge of allegiance - Alex Thede, Reinbeck girls state. Memorial of the day. Closing prayer - Pastor Peperkorn - St. John's Lutheran ...

Broad Street Brewing Co. Spring Fling Meat Thing

Broad Street Brewing Co. held a Spring Fling Meat Thing on Saturday, May 14. Nine teams competed, from Reinbeck, Grundy Center, Holland, Waterloo, Jesup and Waverly.Six community members served as judges: Sue Trunck, Erik Skovgard, Mark Thesing, Jerry Smith, Matt Sealman and Bob ...

American Legion Auxiliary poppies

The American Legion Auxiliary Poppy flower campaign will be collecting donations for veterans May 20th in downtown Reinbeck.The GR 4th graders made posters to put around town to remind people that the poppy flower is a symbol of the sacrifice our soldiers made and that we should not forget them.

Tama Co. Court News

Tama County District Court Before Judge Mary E. Chicchely in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Murphy Aaron Blackcloud, 32, rural Tama, entered an Alford plea to acharge of assault with intent to commit serious injury. An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt but recognizes ...

Pork Producers Send Eight FFA Members to Florida By Jake Hlas

On March 14th the Tama County Pork Producers sent eight local students to Florida to tour over 35 different forms of agriculture in the state. Among the students who went were Sally Howard and Jake Hlas from North Tama, Haley Shope, Anna Dvorak, and Josh Morgan from South Tama, Thomas and ...

Corn Carnival Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) — Series #4

With the 2016 Gladbrook Corn Carnival only a few weeks away, we have decided to start a weekly feature answering many frequently asked questions that are sent our way. We thought this might be a fun way to get readers “in the loop.” Remember that the dates this year are June 23rd-26th. We ...

Gladbrook City Council by Madeline Mussig

The Gladbrook City Council held their regular monthly meeting on May 9, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM, and the consent agenda was approved. In new business, Doug Gethmann spoke to the council about wanting to insert culverts, a pond, and a covered bridge. A project update was ...

GMG top 5% honored

The Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce honored the top five percent of graduating seniors from four area schools during the 47th Annual Scholastic Banquet. High schools included East Marshall, GMG, Marshalltown and West Marshall.Three GMG Seniors honored included, Jacob Burt, Blayne Koster ...