10 YEARS AGO
DECEMBER 12, 2002
On Friday, Dec. 2, Reinbeck Fire Dept. responded to a fire at 607 Pioneer Road.
Grundy Co. offers free weather radios.
Jeremy Dugan wins $50 at Miracle on Main drawing.
Leslie Blohm and Craig Schellhorn were married Aug. 24 at the UCC Church.
Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Bowen are parents of a daughter born Nov. 27.
Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Wachholz are parents of a daughter born Dec. 1.
John Seehusen, 83, Grundy Center, died Dec. 7 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.
Clarence Niederman, 88, Grundy Center, died Dec. 6 at the Grundy Care Center.
Inez Harms, 76, Grundy Center, died Dec. 7 at Allen Hospital.
Edwin Stahl, 85, Wellsburg, passed away Dec. 6 at Allen Hospital.
Jerauld L.Tyler, 63, Reinbeck, died Dec. 5 at Covenant Medical Center.
Irene Henrich, 82, Grundy Center, died Dec. 5 at the Grundy Care Center.
Julia Dvorak, 90, Clutier, died Dec. 3 at Sunny Hill Care Center.
Carl W. Brown, 91, died Dec. 4 at the Grundy Hospital.
Donna Purk, 64, Tama, died Dec. 3 at the Marshalltown Hospital.
20 YEARS AGO
Emily Bailey, Laurie Hopkins & Jami Miller were selected G-R athletes to represent the U.S. as members of the East Central Iowa All Star basketball team for the Russian tour.
Mary Neal will celebrate her 80th birthday on Dec. 26.
30 YEARS AGO
Al Jans, Reinbeck, won $300 from Ernie's Super Valu Bankroll.
Susie Sharp, 85 died suddenly of a heart attack on Dec. 13.
Russell Pabst, 53, Grundy Center, died at his home on Dec. 14.
George Robinson, 92, Grundy Center, died Dec. 15 at the Long-Term Care Unit in the Grundy Hospital.
Herb Boomer, 51, Cedar Falls died at his home on Dec. 19.
40 YEARS AGO
Edith Greiner won $400 at the bankroll drawing at Ernie's Super Valu.
Clarence Harris, 63, died at Allen Hospital.
Harold Wilson, 49, formerly of Traer died in Menlo Park, Calif.
Lauretta Van Heiden and Donald Diehm were married on Dec. 15.
Thomas Harris, 86, Reinbeck died at the Vets Hospital in Iowa City on Dec. 21.
50 YEARS AGO
Joseph Clapp, Sr. 75, died of a heart attack on Dec. 21 in the Grundy Hospital.
It was 26 below zero on Dec. 26. The record for this date was 28 below zero on Dec. 26, 1914.
Mr. & Mrs. Larry Wendell are parents of a daughter born Dec. 23.
Mr. & Mrs. Dale McIntyre are parents of a daughter born Dec. 18.
Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Gauger, Hudson, are parents of a son born Dec. 18.
60 YEARS AGO
The Plumbing firm of Ferguson and Paul Robinson has dissolved their business.
Rundt & Mettlin of R.H.& M Garage announced they have purchased the equipment of the D-X Station on Main St. from Erwin Peterson.
A weekend of ice, snow & rain made travel slow and hazardous.
Donna M. Vogt became the bride of Staff Sgt. Eldred Clark on Dec. 16.
70 YEARS AGO
Emil Runft shipped 28 English Shephard pups to 14 states.
Mrs. Cobus Jans saved their farm home from burning down east of Reinbeck, by throwing the bedding that was ablaze outside of the house.
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Moore are parents of a daughter born Dec. 19.
Mr. & Mrs. Russ Roberts are parents of a son born Dec. 11.
Mr. & Mrs. Walter Koch are parents of a son born Dec. 23.