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Crop Walk continues in Gladbrook

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The Gladbrook area Crop Walk Car Parade was  held on Oct. 11. Participants met at Peace Church, host church this year. Churches involved included Chapel United Methodist Church, Garwin United Methodist Church, Salem Church of Lincoln and Peace United Church of Christ. The vehicles ...

Tree seedlings available

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The Aug.10 derecho injured or destroyed trees in every community in Tama county. For some communities, this event followed several storms over the past few years that had already left their mark on the tree population in the area. Trees are an important part of our landscape. They ...

Holiday event a go Nov. 13-14

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The Miracle on Main Committee has been hard at work and is planning to provide a festive, fun, and safe celebration for one and all. Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, November 14, “A Very Merry COVID Miracle on Main” will be happening on Reinbeck Main Street and beyond. Although things ...

Gladbrook American Legion happenings

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This beautiful fall day welcomed the Gladbrook Auxiliary to its Education Month meeting Oct. 12 at 1:30 p.m. The Centennial room set up for a video presentation by Nicole Clapp our National Auxiliary President. President Jeanne opened the meeting with the Pledge to our Flag and prayer by ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Homecoming 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...