Summer Reading Program at the Library

Summer Reading is off to a good start. The kids have been working on their handouts, do at home projects, and we have been making projects here at the Library on Mondays and Fridays. We have made things such as, a Rube Goldberg machine, explaining the continuance of an item in constant motion. They have also created their own town, Read more…..

Grandchildren Visit

Sarah Pearson, Steven, Elizabeth and Andrea are visiting with Dale and Nancy Hanaman. The children will be staying with their grandparents before returning with their parents later, after the annual family reunion.

Accomplishments of a Good Day’s Work

In the corner is a old garden hoe. The stories it could recall if it could talk. It is long since retired from use. The well polished handle outlasted many metal heads and was used by four generations to execute unwanted weeds from the fields. It was the weapon of choice for our family and for years my mom owned Read more…..

Homemade Ice Cream

Photo courtesy of the Greene County Historical Society. Nancy Hanaman from Rippey, vice-president of the Greene County Historical Society, served homemade ice cream in the historical building at the Greene County Fair in Jefferson. They hosted a free ice cream social July 14th and 15th. There’s nothing like homemade ice cream on a hot Iowa day at the fair!

Lions Club Community Picnic

Thanks to all who gathered for the 3rd Annual Community Picnic at Osborne Park sponsored by the Rippey Lions Club on July 8th. Community members along with Lions Club folks enjoyed hot dogs, chips, cookies, and beverages, plus an opportunity to meet new people. Also, it was a great time for children to enjoy the park. Mark Devilbiss completed his Read more…..

Morse 4th of July

Virgene Morse hosted a July 4th celebration in her home. Guests included Diane and Terry Ostendorf, Ben and Madlyn of Madrid and Kelsey Blanshan of Ankeny. Michaela Ostendorf was working, so she missed the gathering. Homemade ice cream topped off the afternoon.

Hanaman 4th of July

Matthew Hanaman, Heather Lee, Adrianna and Adyara Hanaman visited with Dale and Nancy Hanaman recently. They helped with various outside projects while here. Along with Dale and Nancy, they attended the wedding of Shannon Bardole and Jason Foley on the 4th of July.