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“Freak Friday” hits the stage at Gladbrook-Reinbeck HS

After pandemic delays pushed back the school musical in the fall, Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s drama department was finally able to take the stage to present their 2020-21 musical production. On March 6 and 7 audiences were taken through a lively, and at times magical, journey in the musical ...

GMG gets ‘Trapped in a Musical!’

The GMG auditorium was filled with song and dance last weekend GMG presented it’s spring musical Friday and Saturday. The musical was titled “Help! I’m Trapped in a Musical!” The production was directed by Alan and Sheryl Mullikin and Tiya Montano. Choreography was done by Sydni ...

Gladbrook Community Foundation accepting non-profit applications

The Gladbrook Community Foundation board members are pleased to announce they are now accepting grant applications from non-profit Gladbrook area groups, for the 2021 grant program. Application forms may be picked up at the Gladbrook City Hall or they are available at www.gladbrook.org under ...

Poker run business game slated for May in Gladbrook

The Gladbrook Commercial Club is finalizing plans for a Poker Run style game. Starting May 1 entry forms can be picked up at participating Gladbrook merchants or can be downloaded from the Gladbrook Commercial Club Facebook page (facebook.com/gladbrookcommclub). Cards can be drawn when ...

Theme selected for 2021 Corn Carnival

The Rio Carnaval is one of the world’s most famous events. In Gladbrook the most famous event is the Corn Carnival. Therefore the marriage of the two names is the perfect match. 2021’s Corn Carnival theme is The Cornival. The name and design will be emblazoned across a black and white ...

Gladbrook partners with Grundy Center EMS

One of Tama County’s ambulance departments that has been in existence for nearly 50 years will be looking to a neighboring community to help bridge the gaps in their 24/7 emergency service. The city of Gladbrook recently formalized an agreement with the city of Grundy Center to provide ...

GMG speech group earns All-State honors

Two GMG speech students recently earned All-State honors for their Group Mime event. Joaquin Fitzsimmons, left, and Owen Bovenmyer, right, are pictured rehearsing their mime event titled “Carnival Capers” ahead of their state contest on Feb. 6. The duo received all Division 1 ratings at ...

Five things to know from G-R school board

1. Following a public hearing where no comments were heard or reported, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board unanimously approved the proposed school calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The start of school will be on August 23 with the last day of school on May 26. Gladbrook-Reinbeck will ...

March community meals in Gladbrook

Auxiliary Birthday Supper - March 15 The Gladbrook Auxiliary will be hosting a birthday supper for the Gladbrook Legion on Monday, March 15th, 6:30. This will be a plated meal for Legion, Auxiliary, SAL and Junior members. The National American Legion Vice-Commander will be attending. The ...

Tama SWCD Stewardship week poster contest

Calling all teachers, homeschool instructors and students K-12. Tama SWCD and Conservation Districts of Iowa announce this year’s Stewardship Week Poster Contest! Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities. Trees are vital. As the biggest plants on the planet, they absorb carbon from the ...