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Looking Back

August 5, 2016

August 7, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 10, 2006

Sarah Pakala of Dike was crowned 2006 Grundy County Fair Queen.

2006 alumni Splash Back Team donates $5,000 to go towards purchasing geysers for the new pool.

Mr. & Mrs. Terry Finzen, Dysart, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house on August 12.

Corey Finzen and Victoria Johnston were married June 31 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A card shower is planned for Gertrude Dietrich for her 95th birthday on Aug. 17.

Mr. & Mrs. Sandy Foster of West Des Moines are parents of a son born July 20.

Leona Korte, 94, Morrison, died August 1 at her home.

Marie Pastorino, 83, Reinbeck, died July 24 at Parkview Manor.

20 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 8, 1996

Lincoln Savings Bank adds 6th bank at Greene, Iowa.

Volunteers help with assembly of a new merry go round and a dome climber at the Reinbeck Elementary School playground.

Anna Thoren, 83, Holland, died July 30 at Allen Hospital.

Harold Beichley, 82, Gladbrook, died August l in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Troy Holman are parents of a son born Jun 27.

Mindy Asmussen & Rob Saak will be married on August 31.

Tamara Kelly & Darren Mulligan will be married Oct. 19.

Katherine Beu and Russell Schildroth to exchange vows on August 24.

30 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 14, 1986

Annual Voorhies Days celebrated with nearly 2,000 people attending.

Mr. & Mrs. Al Bachman & family are moving into the former LeRoy Moser home.

The Galva-Holstein school board has hired Jan Brandhorst as the districts new high school principal.

40 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 19, 1976

Reinbeck City Council voted to hold bond election for a new 400,000 gallon water system.

Leland Roberts, 72, Reinbeck, died August 13 of a heart attack.

A "planned fire" to remove an old hog house at the Jim Keith farm got out of control and threatened nearby buildings.

Mr. & Mrs. Phil Roberts are parents of son born August 14.

Irma Roadman, 90, Dike, died August 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Berner celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on August 21.

50 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 18, 1966

Construction starts on Reinbeck new Egg Town owned by Harold Petersen and A.B. Ludeking.

Mae Crees, 82, died August 17.

Janice Frier and Dale Podhajsky were married August 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Joe Fackel are parents of daughter born July 28 in El Paso, Texas.

Joy Rayman, Elberon & H. Eugene Anderson, Reinbeck, were married August 14.

A fire in a trash can in a storage room at the Golden Tables caused some smoke damage.

 
 

 

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