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Reinbeck Lions Club donates Dec. Bingo proceeds to local food bank

Thanks to a strong Bingo night turnout in December, the Reinbeck Lions Club was able to donate $600 to the Reinbeck Food Bank. Lions Club member Chris Frischmeyer, left, is pictured presenting a check for $600 to Michelle Sieh with the food bank. A big crowd with big winners at The Dig Inn ...

Grundy Co. Board of Supervisors reorganizes for new term

The Board of Supervisors reorganization picture including (l-r) Lucas Halverson, District 1; Vic H. Vandehaar, District 3, Chairperson; Barbara L. Smith, District 5, Vice Chairperson; Mark A. Schildroth, District 4; and Heidi Nederhoff, District 2. PHOTO COURTESY RHONDA R. DETERS, GRUNDY CO. ...

No. 3 G-R boys remain unbeaten

In a game with plenty of ebbs and flows last Friday night, there was one constant for Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball — energy. Fighting through solid defense from East Marshall and missed 3-pointers on offense the Rebels kept pushing, kept their energy and hustle up and pulled away ...

Tama Co. Conservation ‘dinged’ by annual audit

For the first time in recent memory, the Tama Co. Conservation Board received a ‘ding’ on its annual audit due to granting a board member preferential treatment as it relates to camping fees. During the Thursday, Jan. 5 regular board meeting – rescheduled by a day due to both weather ...

Gladbrook Womens’ Club News

The December meeting was held upstairs at the City Center. The meeting was called to order with 22 members answering the roll call with a Christmas tradition or memory. A lunch of pizza, salad, and dessert was served while enjoying the beautifully decorated Christmas trees that were part of ...

Gladbrook Legion and Auxiliary to meet Jan. 16

The Gladbrook American Legion & Auxiliary will meet on Monday, Jan. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for a soup supper hosted by the Legion. Guests will be members of the Gladbrook Fire Dept. and Gladbrook-Lincoln Ambulance Crew. Each group will have their own meeting. The Auxiliary will ...

Grassley sworn in to eighth Senate term

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 3, to begin his eighth term in the Senate. Grassley will also become the dean of the Senate, or longest serving member, with the beginning of the 118th Congress, which convened on Tuesday for the first time. “Serving my ...

Tama Co. Board of Supervisors Jan. 2 meeting minutes

-Bill Faircloth was nominated and approved as Chairman of the Board. -Curt Hilmer was nominated and approved as Vice Chairman of the Board. -The Board approved the authorization for the County Auditor to pay postage, express freight, wages, and salaries prior to being audited by the Board of ...

Farm Bureau signs right to repair MOU with John Deere

The American Farm Bureau Federation and John Deere signed a memorandum of understanding on Jan. 8 that ensures farmers’ and ranchers’ right to repair their own farm equipment. The MOU, signed at the 2023 AFBF Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the culmination of several years of ...

2023 legislative preview canceled after GOP leaders decline participation

The Iowa Capitol Press Association announced Tuesday, Jan. 3, it would cancel its 2023 legislative preview forum as state Republican leaders declined to participate in the event, which had been held annually for more than 20 years. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Republican Senate Majority Leader Jack ...