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Gladbrook UMC

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With Easter Sunday approaching & knowing that the Gladbrook United Methodist Church would not be able to hold Easter services inside the church, MacKenzie Brown decided to brighten the entrance to the church. With materials she had at home, she cut out the hearts & created a ...

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Local Columns

Mother’s Day is fast approaching - again. Last year, I had one of my best ever. I had a new granddaughter to hold and love. All my kids, who are grown or nearly so were on hand to help celebrate. I give thanks for them nearly every day. I am lucky and blessed. (Not necessarily in that ...

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Local Columns

Mother’s Day is fast approaching - again. Last year, I had one of my best ever. I had a new granddaughter to hold and love. All my kids, who are grown or nearly so were on hand to help celebrate. I give thanks for them nearly every day. I am lucky and blessed. (Not necessarily in that ...

Looking Back

Local Columns

30 Years Ago May 25, 1990 The Gladbrook American Legion has built a new Flag Display Case, with the help of Ivan Gethmann for providing a heated building to construct the case in, Legion members Dale Osten, Chuck Weckersham, Bill Pippert, Roger Sievers, Dennis Haack, Elwood Sievers, Dick ...

World Food Prize Foundation

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The World Food Prize Foundation hosted its 9th annual Iowa Youth Institute (IYI) yesterday featuring the participation of 264 students and 110 teachers from 93 Iowa high schools. This virtual, day-long event was the first of its kind for the IYI supported by over 90 experts from across Iowa. ...