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Reinbeck News

When all else fails, put a kiko goat on it

Hiring out a herd of goats for weed management has led to big business for one Tama County farmer. Adam Ledvina, 30, of Chelsea owns and operates Iowa Kiko Goats and Blue Collar Goatscaping — respectively a commercial breeding and meat goat business combined with a prescribed goat grazing ...

Clover Kids explore pumpkins

Twelve 4-H youth and five adult volunteers gathered for the Reinbeck Clover Kids’ monthly 4-H meeting in October. Youth, grades K-3rd explored pumpkins and their lifecycle through fun (and messy) hands-on activities. “Making the pumpkin slime was my favorite part!” first grader, Brig ...

Reinbeck 4-H helps pack meals

Twelve Reinbeck 4-H youth and six adult 4-H volunteers gathered at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck on September 25 to package meals for the hungry which were distributed to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank in Waterloo, and local food pantries in Reinbeck, Gladbrook and Traer. The Reinbeck ...

A salute to bees, their keepers and all things honey

For a one-ingredient recipe made by bees, honey cannot be beat. September was National Honey Month — first celebrated in 1989 by the National Honey Board — a time when many honey producers and beekeepers across the United States collect their final extraction of the season and begin to ...

Grundy County honors veterans with appreciation luncheon in Reinbeck

Veterans from across Grundy County were given an opportunity to gather and be recognized last weekend during a Veterans Appreciation Luncheon at the Memorial Building in Reinbeck. More than 85 were in attendance on Sept. 26 for the event put on by the Grundy County Veterans Affairs ...

Candidates named in city and school elections

With the passing of the filing deadline for the upcoming city and school election, several area governing bodies including the City of Gladbrook and GMG schools will see both races and some new faces on their boards. Gladbrook Mayor Keith Sash did not file for reelection in 2021, leaving one ...

Art Fest returns to Reinbeck

After a one-year hiatus, the Reinbeck Art Festival returned to downtown Reinbeck on Sept. 18. More than 30 artists and fine craft vendors had booths on display on Main Street throughout the day. Cars, pickups, motorcycles and tractors filled the 300 block of Main Street and a portion of Broad ...