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December 31, 2017

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10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 3, 2008

Local landowners, Mike Rickert and Connie J. Ayer protect 1.5 miles of the Upper Iowa River frontage.

Lucille Wrage, 90, Traer, died Dec. 21 at Sunrise Hill Care Center.

Dorothy "Dot" Mumm, 93, Reinbeck, died Dec. 28 at Covenant Medical Center.

20 YEARS AGO

NO LOOKING BACK WAS RECORDED.

30 YEARS AGO

JAN. 7, 1988

Lisa Bowen & Steven Malisha were married in Sept.

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Delfs, Garwin, will celebrate their wedding anniversary on Jan. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Burrell are parents of a son born Dec. 25.

Lillian Struwe, 87, Reinbeck, died Jan. 3.

Harvey Menenga, 69, formerly of Reinbeck, died recently.

Ella Mathern, 95, Grundy Center, died Dec. 27.

Oma Cooper, 91, formerly of Reinbeck & Morrison, died Jan. 4.

40 YEARS AGO

JAN. 12, 1978

Wm. Moeller, Gladbrook, died Jan. 6 at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held for Helga Petersen on Jan. 7.

Historical Collections of Grundy County was the recipient of a $500 contribution from the Reinbeck Woman's Club. The money was donated for the specific purpose of new restrooms in the Historical Collections building.

John Venenga, 74, Holland, died Jan. 6.

50 YEARS AGO

JAN. 11, 1968

Reinbeck Jaycees President Gregg Moser announced plans for the annual Jaycee Awards set for Feb. 15. Delbert Jensen is the committee Chairman for the project.

Ernie Larsen announced that Jack Royer, Waterloo, will be the new meat manager.

Reinbeck Commercial Club new officers are: Chuck Wildman, President; Norma Thede, Vice-President and Robert Beard, Treasurer.

Mrs. John Boeger, 57, Traer, died Jan. 6.

John Dirks, 81, Grundy Center, died Jan. 8.

Niels Jensen, 81, Holland, died Jan. 7.

Total assets for Lincoln Savings Bank are $8,130,971.41.

Shirley Bieber and Arthur Laser were married Jan. 13.

Nancy Buss, Shannon, Ill. and Roger Sindt were married Dec. 16.

Army Sp/4 Marshall Harms, Grundy Center, was assigned as a clerk in the 6th Battalion of the 2nd Infantry Division's 37th Artillery in Korea.

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