10 YEARS AGO
JULY 31, 2003
Two Reinbeck city employees, Ron Goebel & Mike Porro, were fired by the Reinbeck City Council on July 26 over a dispute.
Urologist Paul Richardson is now seeing patients at the Grundy Co. Hospital.
Josephine Jensen will celebrate her 90th birthday on August 5 with a card shower.
Mr. & Mrs. Pete Porro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Missouri & LA. in February. They were married July 16, 1953 in Mason City.
Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Schildroth are parents of a son born July 19.
Brianne Thede has been honored as a Presidential Scholar at AIB College of Business in Des Moines for the 2002-2003 spring quarter.
Alma Doorley, 85, Dike, died July 18 at Covenant Medical Center.
Lion's Club donates $1,300 to Reinbeck Park Board for necessary park improvements.
20 YEARS AGO
WAS PRINTED IN JULY 26 ISSUE.
30 YEARS AGO
AUGUST 4, 1983
Nearly 8,000 bikers on RAGBRAI went through Reinbeck on July 29.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Murphy, Traer, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 14.
Florence Cheeseman will celebrate her 94th birthday on August 7.
Lori Beard, Reinbeck & Dennis Strawhun, Norman, Okla., exchanged vows on July 23 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Reinbeck.
Brenda Hartman, Fairbanks, and Scott Miller announce their engagement.
John Meester, 98, Grundy Center, died July 27.
Brian Trepp has been accepted at Iowa Central College in Fort Dodge.
Mr. & Mrs. Cliff Moye are parents of a daughter born July 30.
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Allen are parents of a son born July 23.
Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Paige, Orient, Iowa are parents of a son born August 1.
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Paine, Waterloo, are parents of a son born July 25.
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Schick are parents of a son born July 28.
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Fogt are parents of a son born July 31.
40 YEARS AGO
AUGUST 9, 1973
Florence Unrau, 97, Reinbeck's oldest citizen, died August 5 at Parkview Manor.
Cindy McIntyre and Ronald Ruth were married July 26 at the United Methodist Church.
Becky Sprague & Gale Peterson were married July 26 at the bride's parents home in Grundy Center.
Janyce Stephenson & Tim Wrage exchanged vows on August 3 at the Methodist Church in Grundy Center.
Reuben Ballard, 72, Reinbeck, died after suffering a heart attack.
James Stevenson, 73, died at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.
50 YEARS AGO
Rev. & Mrs. John Dilly are parents of twin boys, one born on August 5 and the other on August 6. John is the pastor of the United Presbyterian Church in Reinbeck.
Don Moye and son took all honors in the Berkshire swine class at the Central Iowa Fair in Marshalltown.
D.P. "Dick" Billerbeck, 89, Lincoln's oldest resident, died at his home on August 3.
Lt. & Mrs. Neil Freitag are parents of a son born August 1.
Mr. & Mrs. Don Billerbeck are parents of a son born July 31.
60 YEARS AGO
Arthur Knox, 41, died August 3.
Ronald Bern, Steve Weiss, Robert Andersen, Kenneth Burdick and Scoutmaster Vern Paustain, left for Philmont, N.M., for a 14 day Boy Scouts Expedition in the Rocky Mountains.
LeRoy Moser, Sr. fell from a chair and fractured his left hip.
Annual sweet corn canning to start about August 2.
Mr. & Mrs. Louis Heidemann are parents of a daughter born July 31.
Mr. & Mrs. Virtus Schmidt are parents of a daughter born August 2.
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Stoddard are parents of a daughter born August 2.
Marie Ragsdale and PVT. Wm. Heithoff are engaged to be married.
70 YEARS AGO
Joy Lester, Hudson, and Roger Thede were married on August 1.
Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Schuck are parents of a daughter born August 4.
A terraplane sedan car was destroyed by fire on the Leonard Norris farm recently.