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August 12, 2016

August 14, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 2006

Stephanie Randolph, 2002 G-R School graduate, Gladbrook, had to leave archeological diggings in Israel due to bombings.

Jeralyn Smith will open dance studio in Reinbeck for various dance classes.

Angela Brockman & David Wambold were married on June 17 at First United Methodist Church in Clarion.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Thesing will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and a trip to Maui in March.

Melissa Stull & Jason Burgart will be married Oct. 14.

Melissa Stull receives law degree from University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Walker Thede takes home first place trophy at Motocross race.

Caravan 2006 takes a trip to Ococee, Tenn. where they took part in a high school adventure trip for high schoolers.

Helen Shelton, 94, Grundy Center, died Aug. 13 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center.

Marguerite Wyatt, 91, Reinbeck, died Aug. 10 at Covenant Medical Center.

Robert R. Hoeppner, 77, Reinbeck, died Aug. 12 at Parkview Manor.

20 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 18, 1996

School will start Aug. 22.

AmericInn is now open for business.

New Life Church begins construction on expansion on the west side of the church.

Eldon H. Hoeppner, 69, Waterloo, died Aug. 13.

J. Earl Dinsdale 86, died Aug. 5.

Dale Smith, 85, Grundy Center, died Aug. 7.

Jason Lage makes a hole-in-one at Oakleaf Country Club.

Michelle Helgerson & Troy Conray were married on July 20 in Kensett, Iowa.

Mr. & Mrs. Shane Van Hauen are parents of a son born Aug. 3.

Caleb Shinn has been promoted to Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.

30 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 21, 1986

Dr. Oerrchia & Dr. Harold Taylor will take over the Family Center and lease from the Grundy Co. Hospital and the two will have a private practice.

Kaleta Reinig, 87, Conrad, died Aug. 18.

Vernon Wiley, 58, Conrad, died Aug. 15 of an apparent heart attack.

Christine Petersen & Scott Schildroth were married Aug. 2.

Susan Fredrickson & Kenneth Nichols were married July 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Ray Petersen are parents of a daughter born Aug. 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Ted Hamer are parents of a son.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Esboldt of Northfield, Minn. are parents of a daughter born Aug. 17.

40 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 26, 1976

Reinbeck Fire Dept. waterball fighting team, brings home eight trophies from a week-end competition.

Reinbeck School opened Aug. 24 with 699 students enrolled.

Nellie Strohbehn, 89, Reinbeck, died Aug. 19.

Vicki Storjohann & David Roberts were married Aug. 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Booth are parents of a daughter born Aug. 18.

50 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 29, 1966

Reinbeck School opens Aug. 29

Anna Jackson, 69, formerly of Reinbeck, died Aug. 28.

Clois Barfels & Roger Engelkes were married Aug. 20.

Janet Petersen & David Heronimus were married Aug. 20.

Roger McIntrye of Morrison made an operational change suggestion at John Deere and was paid $817 for the idea.

Hazel Jipp, Lincoln, lost control of her car and ran into Les's Floor Service portion of the Willis Stickfort bldg. on Main St. doing about $1,200 damage to her car and the building.

 
 

 

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