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Looking Back

March 16, 2018

March 18, 2018
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MARCH 20, 2008

Dr. Ken Storjohann, Reinbeck, was selected to head newly formed Chiropractic Summit Reform Workshop.

Alice Hamann will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house on March 29 at the Gladbrook Memorial Bldg.

Lynn Habben, 76, Webster City, died Dec. 22 in Fort Dodge.

Sara Lee Yoder, 87, died recently.

Lori Byers received her 10 year service award as Grundy Co. Central Point of Coordination Office.

Grundy Co. Hospital offers first knee implants designed for women.

Emily Draffen & Alexa Krull have been part of a recent T.V. commercial for the Iowa Realty Family Project.

Rep. Lance Horbach will seek re-election to Iowa House.

20 YEARS AGO

MARCH 10, 1998

Bob Bicket purchased 26 books for the new AR reading program.

Princes Di Beanie baby will be raffled off at Suzie's Specialty Gifts in Reinbeck. Proceeds will go to the Reinbeck Learning Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Rickert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in April.

Cecilia Thimmesch, 85, formerly of Ankeny, died March 11 at Parkview Manor.

Dr. Paul Van Wyk, a former Chiropractor, died March 15 in Colorado.

30 YEARS AGO

MARC H 14, 1988

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Neil are parents of a daughter born March 15.

Charles Mennenga, 64, formerly of Reinbeck, died March 20.

J. Merle Coopr, Sr. died March 15.

Elizabeth Bower, 95, Gladbrook, died March 19 following a stroke.

Matilda Karkosh fell in her home and broke her arm.

40 YEARS AGO

MARCH 30, 1978

Mr. & Mrs. John Hanzlik, Omaha, have adopted a daughter. She was born on March 6.

Nellie Wumkes, 86, Grundy Center, died March 23.

Funeral services for Denman Poland, 68, Wascesa, Minn. were held March 29.

Mrs. James Creswell, 73, Reinbeck, died March 27 at Schoitz Hospital of an apparent heart attack.

Services for Viola Schildroth, 83, Reinbeck, were held March 27.

Virgil Behren, 65, Buckingham. died March 28.

Dennis Westerman will become new Grundy Co. Sheriff replacing Skee Gutosky who has accepted the position of Chief of Police in Grundy Center.

50 YEARS AGO

MARCH 28, 1968

Three Reinbeck Councilmen, Merlin Adair, Tom Emmett and Gareld Robinson took a trip inside the Reinbeck water tower to check on the condition of the tower's condition.

Sharon Petersen & Duane Drenner were married on March 23.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Smoldt are parents of a son born March 25.

Barb Bicket to be capped at St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing on March on March 31.

A large fire on the Morris Dinsdale farm destroyed a large corn crib and machine shed. Two tractors, corn & oats were also lost in the blaze.

The Fred Lubbert farm home northeast of Reinbeck was destroyed by a fire which started from a grass fire. Both Reinbeck & Dike fire departments fought the blaze.

Reinbeck residents are getting street lights as the incandescent lights are being replaced with mercury vapor lights.

Teresa Corwin, Morrison helps with the duty of school bus passenger as she gets out and tells the bus driver if anything is coming down the tracks in Morrison as the driver's vision is blocked by buildings.

 
 

 

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