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Reinbeck News

Reinbeck Legion dedicates plaque honoring active duty service members

The Reinbeck American Legion Post 242 dedicated their new plaque on the outside of the Reinbeck Memorial Building on November 14. This display board honors all Gladbrook-Reinbeck military personnel currently serving in the armed forces. Fifteen G-R graduates are currently honored by the ...

Miracle on Main ushers in holiday season in Reinbeck

The 24th annual Miracle on Main celebration took place in downtown Reinbeck last Friday and Saturday and although it was certainly cold – and snowing! – this traditional kickoff to the holiday season was another great success thanks to a full year of planning by committee members. There ...

Reinbeck resident receives 2022 Iowa School Mental Health award

The Scanlan Center for School Mental Health, Iowa’s hub for school-based mental health research, professional development, and clinical services, announced three winners of the 2022 Iowa School Mental Health Awards at the Iowa (Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health ...

Northern–Sun Print archives find new home

Bound volumes of past issues of the Northern-Sun Print newspaper made the journey from Tama back to Gladbrook last Thursday with the help of local volunteers Jeanne Paustian and Terri Luehring. It was a fitting end on the morning of October 6 to a precarious few years for archives of a ...

Beers, Beats, and Buds at Becktoberfest

The Dig Inn hosted Becktoberfest on Saturday, October 8th, for the community to enjoy beers and live music in downtown Reinbeck. Ben and Holly Robertson took over Becktoberfest after the local brewery closed, “We used to come out here from Chicago when Trevor and Tinny Shellhorn had the ...

Reinbeck Class of 1962 celebrates 60 years

Reinbeck High School Class of 1962 met for their 60th reunion at the Barlea Corn on Sept. 16. Classmates in attendance included (front row) Victor Devick, Paul DauSchmidt, George Brubaker, Gene Barker, Mary Bern Schuman, and Doris Dewolf Hite; (second row) Leanne Hoepner Puglielli, Dixie ...

‘Give art a chance to bloom’

The rain didn’t stop the 12th annual Reinbeck Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17. Artists of all types from all over Iowa participated in the event to showcase their creative spirit. Marion Boyer, the chairwoman of the festival, jump-started the event in Reinbeck because, as she put it, ...

G-R receives Carrie Chapman Catt Award for registering student voters

As voters in the G-R school district were making their way to the polls last Tuesday for a special election, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate was busy visiting Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School to present an award to the district’s youngest voters – the 2021-2022 Carrie Chapman Catt Award, ...

Reinbeck Fire and Rescue honors 9/11, hosts first post-pandemic fundraiser

Members of the Reinbeck Fire and Rescue were up early this past Sunday, September 11, prepping fresh ingredients and readying the Reinbeck Memorial Building for their first post-pandemic Omelet Breakfast Fundraiser. It has been 21 years since 9/11 when nearly 350 New York City firefighters ...