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March 11, 2018
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


March 13, 2008

Ron Tordoff seeks election as Grundy Co. Sheriff.

Yvette Berner will celebrate her 80th birthday on March 13.

Vernia Folkerts, 91, Morrison, died March 3 at Covenant Medical Center.

4th graders celebrated 100 days of school on Jan. 30, 2008.

Zach Schuman competes at South Dakota high school wrestling tournament.


MARCH 12, 1998

The great blizzard of '98 hit on Sunday March 8 leaving 8-12 inches of snow blocking most major roads and all rural roads.

Grundy Co. Museum to hold 17th anniversary on March 15.

Doris Clark, 73, formerly of Hudson, died March 6 at Parkview Manor.

Margaret Davis, 85, died Feb. 20 in Mesa, Ariz.

Evelyn Thompson, 78, Gladbrook, died March 2 at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home.

Leonard Lane, 83, Traer, died March 3 at his home.

Michael Martenson, 28, Lincoln, died Jan. 8 at his home.

Mr. & Mrs. Loren Wrage, Clutier, are parents of a daughter born Feb. 8.

Roby Jans-Widdel & Delbert Beenken announce their engagement.


MARCH 17, 1988

Fire of unknown origin destroyed the Don Gummert farm home near Lincoln. The fire was too intense to save the structure.

Raymond Siemens, 80, Gladbrook, died March 8.

Helene Heiberger, Grundy Center, 78, died March 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Lyman Petersen, Lincoln, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 8.

Lyle Robinson is a patient at Covenant Medical Center where he had hip surgery.


MARCH 23, 1978

Kenny Thede family are owners of a Suffolk ewe that gave birth to quadruplets.

Cal Swanson, Jr. filed suit against Chicago Northwestern Railroad for $2,231. claiming his car's under carriage was torn out on tracks 1 1/2 miles NE of Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Dan Staker are parents of a son born March 16.

Vandals made a mess in a break-in at Oakleaf Country Club breaking glasses, windows and the cash register.

Marshall Shumway, 68, died recently.

Gilbert Brandhorst, 51, was found dead in a hog pen on his farm on March 16 after suffering a heart attack.


MARCH 21, 1968

Bill Sager has made an agreement to lease the Mobil gas Service Station from Emmett & Wieck Oil Co. effective April 1.

Dave Froistad, 17, formerly of Gladbrook, died of leukemia on March 19 at Green Bay, Wisc.

Grundy Co. Sheriff, Dick Kern, is seeking a new deputy as the present one Howard Davis has resigned.

Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Ehrig, Hudson, are parents of a daughter born March 6.



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