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Veterans Honored

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The Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary hosted a Veterans Day Program at Westbrook Acres on Fri., Nov. 16th. Americanism Chairman Lisa Reinhard was in-charge of the program. Pianist Sue Koster got everyone into the spirit by playing a medley of patriotic music.Lisa welcomed a large crowd of ...

Thank You, GMG Elementary Staff

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Gladbrook Auxiliary Unit 127 recognized employees of the GMG elementary staff during American Education Week on November 13, 2018. Staff members each received a box of movie-type candy with this year’s Auxiliary’s theme written on it: “America Runs Free Because of Those Who Served Our ...

Tama County Court News

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Tama County District Court Before Judge Sean McPartland in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Gerald Robert Sanache, 50, rural Tama, admitted violation of terms of probation and was found in contempt. He was ordered to serve 14 days in jail beginning on Nov. 30. A probation ...

Canvas and write-in report

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Official Tama County results following canvass by the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, Nov. 14: Total voters- 7,365 - 66.17% of eligible registered U.S. Rep District 1 Abby Finkenauer (D) 3,257 Rod Blum (R) 3,780 Troy Hageman (L) 239 Governor: Fred Hubbell (D) 3,238 Kim Reynolds (R) ...

Tama Co. Economic Development By Heath Kellogg

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Two sons work for their father on the family’s farm. The younger brother had for some years been given more responsibility and allowance, and one day the older brother asks his father to explain why. The father says, “First, go to the Kelly’s farm and see if they have any geese for sale ...

Gladbrook Family Pharmacy Grand Opening By Margaret Thomsen

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By Margaret Thomsen The Grand Opening of the Gladbrook Family Pharmacy was very well supported as Gladbrook and the surrounding community welcomed the new business. The Tama County Cattlemen grilled burgers and the Pharmacy served the meal. Owner Pharmacist Tim Madsen, Pharmacist Derek ...

Library News By Janet Slessor

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On November 7, the Reinbeck Public Library held an author talk at Westview Estates. Linda Betsinger McCann, author of many books on Iowa history, talked about her forthcoming book on POW camps in Iowa. The talk was well received and enjoyed by many Westview residents as well as many others ...

Post-Election Audit Confirms Vote Results

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Grundy County conducted its first post-election audit on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, under a new law designed to monitor and protect election processes. Three citizens from Grundy County, each registered as members of either the Democratic or Republican political parties, met at the Grundy ...

Gladbrook Legion-Veteran’s Day Potluck

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A busy weekend for all Veterans as they were recognized with breakfasts, special church services, dinner at the Meskwaki, and elementary school recognitions, along with special programs held at the IVH and our local nursing home this Friday, the 16th at 2pm.But this evening, the Gladbrook ...