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Reinbeck News

Rebels stun Keota again in search of state return!

VAN HORNE — Second verse, same as the first. The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat the previously undefeated Keota in the district finals for the second year in a row, handing the Eagles their first loss of the season with Tuesday’s 67-62 triumph in the Class 1A District 11 ...

Meet Grundy County’s new auditor, Reinbeck native Alan Tscherter

GRUNDY CENTER – It’s been more than a dozen years since Grundy County has welcomed a new auditor, but this past January the baton was passed to Reinbeck native Alan Tscherter. Early last fall, now retired Grundy County Auditor Rhonda Deters, a Republican, made her intentions to step down ...

Community voice needed for future planning

Reinbeck – The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District is looking for community voice and input regarding District facility planning. The District is searching for community members who would be interested in joining a Facility Task Force. Members will explore, brainstorm, and evaluate ...

G-R hosts master planning ‘listening session’ in Gladbrook

GLADBROOK – After voters in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district firmly said ‘no’ in September 2022 to a $23.6 million bond referendum that would have addressed much needed facility upgrades, the district has switched up its approach to master planning by enlisting the services of a ...

Sophia Folkerts of Reinbeck named to Central College Fall 2023 Dean’s List

PELLA – Sophia Folkerts, Central College Class of 2027 from Reinbeck, has been named to the dean's list for the Fall 2023 semester. The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester. Folkerts ...

Reinbeck’s Skovgard named to Univ. of Iowa president’s list

IOWA CITY – Reagan Skovgard of Reinbeck was among the more than 950 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the president's list for the 2023 fall semester. Skovgard is an undergraduate in her third year of study at Iowa's College of Nursing. President's list status was ...

Reinbeck’s precinct favors Trump in 2024 caucus

REINBECK – Voters Monday at the Grundy County Precinct 6 Republican caucus overwhelmingly favored former president Donald Trump to be their presidential nominee for 2024. The precinct met at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School auditorium. Trump received 65 votes, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ...

Caleb Egesdal of Reinbeck named to Wartburg’s Fall Term Dean’s List

WAVERLY – Caleb Egesdal of Reinbeck was named to the Wartburg College Fall Term Dean's List. The college recognized 484 students for Fall Term. The list honors students who earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in at least four course credits during the term. Three of the four course ...

Sun Courier’s 2023 PHOTO OF THE YEAR: Happy Birthday, America!

The Sun Courier has chosen a photograph from the paper’s coverage of Reinbeck’s Fourth of July Grand Parade as our 2023 Photo of the Year. The photo was taken by freelance photographer Soren Peterson of rural Garrison and features Reinbeck resident Janet Schildroth as she waves while ...

Area athletes selected for 2023 T-R All-Area Football Team

Several talented Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG football players were recently named to the 2023 Times-Republican All-Area Football Team alongside Rebels head coach John Olson who was named Co-Coach of the Year. G-R’s Isaac Clark and GMG’s Slate Witte, both seniors, were named as quarterback ...