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Looking Back

September 30, 2016

October 2, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

OCT. 5, 2006

Illegal dumping going on at the waste sites. City Council discussed several options to halt this practice.

JoAnn Billerbeck named to 2006 4-H Hall of Fame.

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Witt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14 with an open house.

Mr. & Mrs. Brian Wallis, Reinbeck, are parents of a son born August 28.

Roger Bieber, 80, Reinbeck, died Sept. 26 at Parkview Manor Nursing Home.

Leona Vest, 93, Traer, died Sept. 30 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer

Rachel Fogt and Blake Shepherd, both of West Des Moines, were married July 22 at the United Congregational Church in Reinbeck.

20 YEARS AGO

OCT. 3, 1996

Lindsey Rannfeldt takes first place in the Open English Pleasure Class riding at Camp Ingawanis. Audra Larsen took first place in Open English Pleasures Championship at the same event.

30 YEARS AGO

OCT. 9, 1986

Warren Breakenridge shows the nine grandmother clocks he has made for his eight grandchildren and his wife Gloria.

Mr. & Mrs. Wesley Heckt, Grundy Center, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19

Kathleen Spear and Ross Witt were married on Sept. 20.

40 YEARS AGO

OCT. 14, 1976

Mrs. Charles Nevenhoven of Grundy Center won $900 last week at Ernie's Super Valu bankroll give away.

Katherine Stubbe, 44, Ackley, was killed in a 2 car accident on Hwy #175 nine miles west of Grundy Center.

Homecoming Queen candidates are: Brenda Brandt, Deb Allen, Cindy Dufel, Jan Sager and Honorary Queen foreign exchange student Sue Stahmer.

Latest high priced land sale in Grundy County was reported at $3,025 per acre.

Scott Koch, Mike Lynch, William Barker and alternate Todd Schildroth representing the Reinbeck Elementary School were big winners on the "Community Quiz" program seen on KWWL-TV. The team won $50 for the school by defeating a team from Denver.

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Frei will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24.

Patricia Ehlers and Ron Peterson were married Oct. 9.

Cynthia Royer and Curtis Plaehn were married on Oct. 2.

Gregory Schmidt, son of Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Schmidt, received his PhD degree in biology from St. University of New York on Sept. 30. Gregory was a 1965 graduate of Reinbeck High School.

Grand prize winner of the Fire Prevention Poster Contest is 6th grader Kirk Folkerts, son of Mr. & Mrs. Don Folkerts.

50 YEARS AGO

OCT. 13, 1966

Barbara Bicket was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Newly elected officers at Oakleaf Country Club are Noel Lorenz, President and Eldon Hoeppner Vice-President. Don Richards was elected to the Board of Directors.

The fire department was called to the Harry Adair, Sr. farm east of Reinbeck to extinguish a small fire caused by a hot exhaust while picking corn.

Vern DauSchmidt, 63, was seriously injured near the Wm. Soska farm east of Reinbeck. He had gotten off the tractor to remove rubbish in the road when the tractor started to move. Vern tried to stop it when the large wheel ran over his body.

 
 

 

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