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March 1, 2013

February 3, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

FEB. 27, 2003

Jack 'n Arnie's Steakhouse opened on Feb. 14.

Norma Terfehn, 68, Grundy Center, died Feb. 22 at the Cedar Valley Hospice home.

LSB has announced the following promotions-Renee LaBarge has been promoted to Vice-President/Corporate Customer Ser. Representative Supervisor. Also Bill Raney promoted to Registered Representative with LSB Investments.

20 YEARS AGO PRINTED IN THE FEB. 22 ISSUE.

30 YEARS AGO

MARCH, 1983

Harry Albert, 88, longtime area farmer died Feb. 26.

Dave Ehlers placed 5th in 1A State Wrestling Tournament.

Patricia Witt is among 245 Drake University students named to the presidents' list for the fall of 1982 semester.

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Cheeseman are parents of a son born Feb. 18.

Fred Newton, Grundy Center, has been appointed to a one year term as county weed commissioner.

40 YEARS AGO

MARCH, 1973

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Jans have purchased the Wayne Dake residence for $22,950. Dake's are building a new home in south Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Knaack have purchased the Grace Habben residence for $10,500.

Rev. & Mrs. Dutcher of Berkley Heights, N.J. are parents of a son born March 6.

50 YEARS AGO

MARCH, 1963

Eva Drake suffered a heart attack at her home.

Raymond "Frosty" Peters, itinerant, was discovered in a railroad car almost frozen to death. He spent the night in the county jail.

Mr. & Mrs. Otto Thaden of Gladbrook observed their 50th wedding anniversary on March 22.

Sally Storjohann and Darwin Finke of Grundy Center will be married on April 6.

Marlyn Steinfeldt and Amy Hooper will be married.

60 YEARS AGO

MARCH, 1953

Reinbeck citizens to vote on electrical & natural gas franchise on April 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Robinson are parents of a son born Feb. 26.

Dr. & Mrs. Jack Haskell are parents of a daughter born Feb. 28.

Crpl & Mrs. Vernon Beck are parents of a son born born March 3.

Crpl & Mrs. Vernon Hoeppner and wife were not seriously injured when their car went into a ditch near Iowa City.

70 YEARS AGO

MARCH, 1943

Ernest Brandhorst, 81, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jurgen Thiel on Feb. 27.

LeRoy Petersen, 32, died suddenly at the Un. Hospital in Iowa City on March 3 of Hodgkins Disease.

Pvt. Omer McIntrye, Morrison & Helen Roemling, Shell Rock, were married on Feb. 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mitchell are parents of a son born Feb. 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Aubrey Blackford are parents of a daughter born Feb. 25.

Wava, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Marcus Billerbeck received a stab wound in her left knee from a pitch fork tossed by her brother.

Lester Thaden is wounded on the African battle front.

 
 

 

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