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A copy of the 187-page book, "I Remember Rippey," has been donated to the Perry Public Library by the book's coordinator, Phyllis McElheney Lepke of Rippey, and her husband, Larry Lepke. Originally planned as a booklet for the 150th anniversary...
Rippey Baseball Commissioner Mel Murken recently received notification from the Mid-Iowa Baseball League, informing him the league will be bringing ball games to Rippey beginning in May 2021. This was great news. Mel has been recruiting the league for the...
Are your tired when you wake up? Do you have little or no energy? Do you have Cabin Fever? Maybe Greene County’s Plant Doctor, also known as Jean Walker, can help put an end to those ailments. Jean has scheduled a...
Rippey will be welcoming riders on the 43rd annual Bike Ride to Rippey (BRR) event Saturday, Feb. 1. Always weather dependent, the annual ride attracts as many as 2,000 riders dressed in winter biking garb or outlandish, crazy costumes. Rippey...
About 80 people enjoyed a late-summer meal at the Rippey Community Center Saturday evening, consisting of pulled pork sandwiches, chips, baked beans, bars and a beverage. Attendees were generous with their donations, with $611 raised to advance the funding for...
The first fundraiser for Rippey’s 150th birthday celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m., with a free-will-donation meal of pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, chips, bars and a beverage. The Town and Country Band will provide...
The population of Rippey grew by five times on Ground Hog Day! Yes, an estimated 1,200 bike riders came to little Rippey, population 250 persons. The 42nd annual Bike Ride to Rippey (BRR) was completed Feb. 2, 2019. This 24-mile...
The Rippey gymnasium addition, erected for the Rippey Consolidated School in 1959, is being re-engineered to house the Rippey Volunteer Fire Department. The city of Rippey received $80,000 in April 2018 from Grow Greene County to repurpose the Rippey School...
Summer is coming to Rippey Saturday, June 24, when a summer picnic will be served in the Rippey Community Building, hosted by the family of the late Velda DeMoss. Velda's children, grandchildren and even some greats will provide sandwiches, bars, chips...
The Friends of Rippey hosted the Churdan Town and Country Band in a fundraiser for the Greene County Freedom Rock Saturday evening Aug. 13. There was a cool breeze, and the threat of rain vanished as the band played...