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Summer Reading with Wilmuth, 1967
Wilmuth Peters is reading to the kids during Summer Reading, 1967
Make A Splash!!! Jun 30, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
This is the last day to "Make a Splash in Your Library"!
Summer Reading Jun 16, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
"Make a Splash in Your Library" continues.
Summer Reading Jun 16, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
"Make a Splash in Your Library" continues.
"Make a Splash in Your Library" Jun 23, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Summer Reading continues.
Pockets Full of Fun Jun 28, 2010 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Lisa and her friends will be presenting a fun-filled program with ventriloquism, magic tricks, stories and music.
Make A Splash!!! Jun 30, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
This is the last day to "Make a Splash in Your Library"!
Celebrate Summer!! Jul 14, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Martin Park (North of ball field),
Sundaes on Wednesday!
Church, Chow, & Chat Jul 18, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
Join us for church, a potluck, and an hour of discussion on current topics relevant to the Vision of the Rippey UM Church.
Celebrate Summer August 11, 2010 Aug 11, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Martin Park (North of ball field),
FREE WATERMELON AND GAMES. Martin Park. (North of ball field) Get to know your neighbors better! Rain location at the Rippey UM Church.
Church, Chow, & Chat Aug 22, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
All are welcome to attend church, join everyone for a potluck and an hour of discussion on current topics relevant to the Vision of the Rippey United Methodist Church.
Church, Chow, & Chat Sep 19, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
Join us for church, a potluck, and an hour of discussion on current topics relevant to the Vision of the Rippey UM Church.
May Breakfast May 06, 2010 from 09:30 AM to 11:15 AM Rippey United Methodist Church,
Rippey Ladies Aid May Breakfast, 9:30, May 6.
Rippey Alumni Party May 29, 2010 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
The annual Rippey Alumni Party will be May 29.
Sunday Worship Change Jul 11, 2010 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM Perry United Methodist Church,
Joint services will be in Perry this morning at 9:30 to welcome new pastors.
Austrailia and New Zealand Apr 22, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Library,
A travelogue program given by LaVere and Bev Derry and Jerald and Janet Fessler about their trip to Austrailia and New Zealand.
Change The World Sunday Apr 25, 2010 from 11:45 AM to 05:00 PM United Methodist Church,
This is an afternoon set aside for the Rippey community, rural and city, to come together to help their neigbors.
Make A Splash
Summer Reading, 2010
Library Miscellaneous Sale from Jul 26, 2010 12:00 PM to Aug 04, 2010 04:00 PM Rippey Library,
The Rippey Library is holding a book/game/video/miscellaneous sale for the next two weeks (July 26- Aug 6). There are many magazines that will be offer for free. Come in and check over the selection that is available.
Gladys Anderson Article, 1965
An article written by Gladys Anderson while she was librarian. She was a great supporter of the library.
Griffith's Alaskan Trip Sep 23, 2010 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
A lively talk about Carson and Betty's trip to Alaska.
Free Community Meal! Sep 29, 2010 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Community Building (former Mason Building),
Where: Community Building (former Mason building) Wednesdays 6-7 p. m. September 29, October 27, December 1 and December 29 Everyone Welcome!
50th Anniversary Celebration For Gail and Carolyn! Oct 02, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church at 1:30 p. m.,
Gail & Carolyn Monthie Married 50 Years!
"Haunting Season Begins!" from Oct 04, 2010 12:00 AM to Oct 08, 2010 12:00 AM Rippey Public Library,
October events begin the week of Oct. 4. Check with Toni!
October 2010 Events at the Library! from Oct 04, 2010 01:00 PM to Oct 08, 2010 04:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
October events begin the week of Oct. 4. Check with Toni!
Greene County Heritage Book Oct 06, 2010 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Information session about how to submit information for the Heritage Book.
AED Training NOW CANCELLED Nov 20, 2010 from 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM Rippey United Methodist Church,
CANCELLED! The session for training in the use of the AED, purchased for the church by the Lions Club, will be offered at a later date.
Veterans Day Nov 11, 2010 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM Everywhere!,
Remember our veterans today.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Services, Nov. 24, 2010, St. Brigid Catholic Church Nov 24, 2010 07:00 PM St. Brigid Catholic Church, Grand Junction, IA,
The ecumenical Thanksgiving church services will be held at St. Brigid Catholic Church at 7:00 on Nov. 24, 2010.
Rippey Lions Club Pancake Supper, March 19, 2011 Mar 19, 2011 from 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
The Rippey Lions Club 5th annual Pancake Supper will be Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 7:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. in the Rippey UMC. Everyone welcome.
May Breakfast, May 5, 2011 at 9:30 a. m. May 05, 2011 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM Rippey United Methodist Church,
The annual Ladies Aid May Breakfast will be held in the Rippey United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a. m. on May 5, 2011.
Summer Reading, Rippey Library, June 8, 1:00 - 2:30 Jun 08, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
"CHECK IN" the library today to get your passport!
Summer Reading, Rippey Library, June 6 - July 1, 1:00 - 2:30 Jun 06, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
"CHECK IN" the library today to get your passport!
Greene County Iowa, Recycling Calendar Project Contest, June 14, 2011
For kids in 1st to 6th Grades. Entries must be returned to the library by June 14. Winners will be awarded gift certificiates.
Summer Reading at the Rippey Library Continues, June 13, 1:00-2:30 Jun 13, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
The travels continue at the Rippey Library. Have your passports ready and get on board for another trip to a different country each session.
Summer Reading at Rippey Library continues, June 15, 1:00-2:30 Jun 15, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
Another destination awaits your adventure! Get on board and join the fun!
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 18, 1:00-2:30 Jun 17, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Riooey Public Library,
Another destination to explore. Get your passports and join the fun!
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 20, 1:00-2:30 Jun 20, 2011 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
Another adventure to another country! Where will Brenda and Sarah take you today?
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 22, 1:00-2:30 Jun 22, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
Where will we go today? Come and see!
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 24, 1:00-2:30 Jun 24, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
Travel to another country today!
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 27, 1:00-2:30 Jun 27, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Another fun-filled trip is planned! Hop on board!
Rippey Library Board of Trustees Meet June 27, 2011, 6:00 Jun 27, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
The library board will meet for their regular meeting on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 6:00 in the library meeting room.
Summer Reading Continues at Rippey Library, June 29, 1:00-2:30 Jun 29, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
Another adventure awaits!
Free Blood Pressure Check at Rippey Library, June 22, 2011, 1:00-3:00 Jun 22, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Regency Park will sponsor the free blood pressure check at the Rippey Library on June 22, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00. The community is invited to take advantage of this service.
Rippey Clean-up Days, June 24-25, 2011 from Jun 24, 2011 12:00 AM to Jun 25, 2011 12:00 AM Rippey, IA,
Rippey Clean Up Day is set for June 24-25, 2011. This is free to the City of Rippey residences. Please place approved items on front lawn close to the curb on hard-surface streets. Information flyers will be posted at the banks, post office, and Sparky's in Rippey.
Rippey City Council Meets July 5, 2011 at 7:00 p. m. Jul 05, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Rippey City Hall,
The Rippey City Council regular meeting at 7:00 p. m. at City Hall.
Summer Reading Ends at Rippey Library, July 1, 2011, 1:00-2:30 Jul 01, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
This is the last day for travel. The passengers are ending their travels!
Rippey Library Closed, Monday, July 4, 2011 Jul 04, 2011 12:00 AM
The library will be closed for the 4th of July holiday. Be Safe!
Rippey Library News, June 10, 2011
A summary of what's happening at the library so far, in June.
Greene County Fair July 11 - 18, 2011 from Jul 11, 2011 08:00 AM to Jul 18, 2011 10:00 PM Greene County Fairgrounds, Jefferson, IA,
Support your Greene County 4-H youth and attend the Greene County Fair. There will be something for everyone!
Rippey Library gets $500 for Disc Holder, June 2011
The Rippey Library recently received $500 frm the Central Iowa Library Service Area for the purchase of a CD disc holder.
Rippey Library has started the move! July 2, 2011
Movin' right along! The Rippey Library is in transition!!
Musical Instruments Around The World! July 29, 2011 1:00 Jul 29, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Rippwy Public Library,
A presenter of musical instruments from around the world will be at the Rippey Public Library on July 29, 2011 at 1:00. This will conclude the summer reading events for 2011.
The Rippey Public Library is in their new space, July 2, 2011!!
Many hands helped move a good share of the books and shelves into the new space on July 2, 2011. It will be a while before everything is normal, but the library is operating!!
Rippey Ladies Aid meets January 5, 2012 at 2:00 Jan 05, 2012 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
Power Point Classes at Rippey Library Continues, June 19, 2012 Jun 19, 2012 from 01:15 PM to 03:00 PM
The second session of learning to create a power point project will be held today, June 19, 2012 from 1:15-3:00
Rippey, Iowa City Council Meets May 7, 2012 May 07, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Rippey City Hall,
The City Council of Rippey will meet in city hall for their regular meeting.
Rippey Cemetry Walk, June 2, 2012 Jun 02, 2012 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Rippey Cemetery Walk at 4:30 on Saturday, June 2, 2012, where six "actors" will portray the lives of selected early settlers of the Rippey. A $10.00 charge will cover the supper at the Rippey UMC at six. Proceeds will go to the Friends Of Rippey to help furnish the kitchen of the community room when that project is completed! All donations to this project are welcome, even if you can't attend any of the fundraisers that will be needed over the next few months.
"Dream Big! Read! Summer Reading at the Rippey Library Begins June 4, 2012 Jun 04, 2012 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Monday, June 4, 2012 will be the first session of the Summer Reading Program in the Rippey Library. Sarah Killgore, Assistant Director. will be coordinating the sessions. The sessions will last one hour, beginning at 5:00 p. m. Monday, the kids will start their Dream Jounals. Snacks will be provided.
Blank Park Zoo Visits Rippey Library, June 7, 2012 at 10:30 Jun 07, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Rippey Public Library,
As part of the Summer Reading program, representives from the Blank Park Zoo will be visiting the Rippey Public Library on June 7, 2012 from 10:30 a. m. to 12:30 a. m. Come see what kinds of creatures they will share! The Blank Park Zoo visits to the six libraries in the county, are funded by the Greene County Supervisors. Everyone needs to thank the supervisors for the extra funding given to the Greene County Library Association for these shared projects and programs. This is done in addition to the funding for the general budget they provide the individual libraries, each year.
Dream Big at the Rippey Library, June 11, 2012 Jun 11, 2012 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Summer Reading continues at the Rippey Public Libray on Monday, June 11 from 5:00 to 6:00. This session will including designing a pillowcase, among other fun things. Come join the fun!!
Dream Big at the Rippey Public Library Continues 5:00-6:00 Jun 13, 2012 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Today's activites include making star jars! All kids are encouraged to attend the summer reading events!
Power Point Classes Offered at the Rippey Library, June 12 & 19 Jun 12, 2012 from 01:15 PM to 03:00 PM
Always wanted to learn about Power Point? This is your chance!!!
Dream Big, Read! Continues at Rippey Public Library, June 18 Jun 18, 2012 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rippey Public Library,
Today's project will be Glo-in-the Dark Chalk. All are welcome to come to the library from 5:00 - 6:00 to Dream Big, Read!
Rippey Methodist Ice Cream Social, June 10, 2012 4-7 Jun 10, 2012 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM Rippey United Methodist Church,
The annual Rippey United Methodist Ice Cream Social will be held June 10, 2012. Serving will begin at 4:00.
Rippey Skating Rink Started, September 1955
Rippey Skating Rink has been started and with all the donations and volunteers working together, should be finished by November, 1955. It will be a great addition to the Martin Park and the town.
Rippey Memories of Gladys Van Horn, by Elaine (Van Horn Swan)
Donated by Elaine (Van Horn) Swan My mother was Gladys Van Horn born 1898 in Des Moines, Iowa. Her father was Dr. U.S.Grant Van Horn and her mother Nevada (Hardenbrook) Van Horn. When she was about ten her dad bought a hotel there with a store and she left a journal with two stories about her stay in Rippey, Iowa. You are welcome to use these stories as you want. I have attatched photos. My mom died Nov 20,1995 in Marysville,Wa. Best Wishes, Elaine Swan
Rippey City Election November 6, 2001
Voters re-elect Mayor Steve Wilkening, and councilmen, Dan Brubaker and Gary Schmidt on November 6, 2001. Connie Gohn-Ades and Connie Gohn-Ades were elected to fill the vacant seats on the council.
Rippey City Election November 6, 2001
Voters re-elect Mayor Steve Wilkening, and councilmen, Dan Brubaker and Gary Schmidt on November 6, 2001. Connie Gohn-Ades and Chris Weyer were elected to fill the vacant seats on the council.
Rippey High School Boys Basketball Team, 1924-1925
The Rippey High School boys 1924-1925 basket ball team finished third in the Round Robin State Tournament.
Rippey Consolidated School Time Capsule to be opened at Alumni Banquet May, 23, 2015
The copper box is found during demolition! The Rippey Alumni will open it at their annual meeting on May 23, 2015.
Armistice Day Blizzard Remembered By Charlie Fritz of Rippey, IA
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City of Rippey Recieves Grant from Greene County Grows, April 16, 2016
Brenda Muir, Board member of Greene County Grows, is presenting $3,500 to City of Rippey on April 4, 2016. Mary Weaver, President of Friends of Rippey, and Janice Johnston, wife of Rippey City Council member, Ned Johnston, accepted the check as the Rippey City Council met at the time of the presentation. The City of Rippey will be using the funds to repair streets and trim overhanging trees. The City of Rippey expresses gratitude to the Grow Greene County Board for these funds….Submitted by Mary Weaver
Rippey Library Building Owners Before 1965
Jay States wrote an article about the building that was given to the City of Rippey for use of the Rippey Public Library in 1965
Rippey IA Improving in 1882!
Rippey, Iowa was improving enough in 1882 to have an article written about it. The farmers were recovering from low land values and continuing to forge ahead, as farmers usually do. As they succeeded, so did the town.
Rippey Library Board of Trustees Minutes August 2912016
Minutes of the regular meeting of the Rippey Board of Trustees meeting held on August 29, 2016. General business taken care of and approval of the Children's Internet Protection Act (IPA). A copy will be sent to Mary Millard so she can continue the e-rate application. Federal funds are used for this, so a policy has to be in place, to receive the funding to reduce the cost for this service.
Doctor Walter Chase Shares Memories of Small Town Doctoring, 1980
Doc Chase wrote an article for the Ne-Sun Newspaper in Sun City, AZ after his retirement. He shared the article with the library, as well as the Jefferson Herald, so the local folks would be able to read it.
Greene County IA Genealogical Society
Washington Winners 4-H Meeting January 14, 2018
Washington Winners 4-H January 14, 2018 meeting was held at the Rippey United Methodist Church. Project deadlines were shared with the members.
Rippey Library Board Minutes December 18, 2017
The Rippey Library Board met on December 18, 2017. This was a change due to Christmas falling on their regular meeting night. Routine business was taken care of.
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