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March 19, 2017

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10 YEARS AGO

MARCH 22, 2007

City Council approves '08 budget.

Grundy Co. declared a major disaster area.

Grundy Co. Museum open house set for March 26.

Ivan Groeneveld receives 25 year service award. He is employed with secondary road dept. and operator of a motor grader out of the Buck Grove Shop.

Ida Porter, 101, died Jan. 17 at U of I Hospital.

Nicole and Paige Adair donated their pony tails to Locks of Love.

Margaret Harms and her twin sister Marlys Johannsen celebrate their 80th birthday on March 20.

20 YEARS AGO

MARCH 20, 1997

Farm Bureau offers 36 $1,000 scholarships to students who are pursuing the completion of 2 or 4 year degree program.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Reisinger of Aplington are parents of boy-girl twins born on Feb. 15.

Merle McMillian, 88, Traer, died March 14 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

Lenore Nation, 78, Traer, died March 4 at Allen Hospital.

Genevieve Nielsen, 80, Dike, died March 10 at the Western Home in Cedar Falls.

30 YEARS AGO

MARCH 26, 1987

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Lewis of Peoria, Ariz. are parents of a daughter born March 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Craig Stewart are parents of a daughter born March 18.

Mr. & Mrs. David Freesman are parents of a son born March 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Lockhart are parents of a daughter born March 21

Elsie Schroeder, 93, Reinbeck, died March 19.

Gertrude Mooty, 89, Grundy Center, died March 16.

Arlo Hulme, 72, Traer, died March 22.

40 YEARS AGO

MARCH 31, 1977

Historical Collections of Morrison membership now exceeds 400.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Robinson, Colorado Springs, Colo. are parents of a son born March 25.

Coach John Egesdal reported Reinbeck Comm. School girls tract started on March 7 with the largest squad ever with 40 girls reporting.

50 YEARS AGO

MARCH 30, 1967

Youngblut Construction, Washburn, began the job of building Reinbeck's new state liquor store on East Main Street.

Ewald Jensen Estate sale will be in Voorhies on April 1.

Leroy Raum, 65, Gladbrook, died March 23.

Carolyn Snapp of Cedar Falls and Donnie Swinton of Hudson, were married on March 11 in Calif.

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