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Postponed one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the July 31 Rippey Sesquicentennial 150+One celebrations will provide activities beyond the usual excitements found in rural Iowa small-town celebrations. Unusual activities will include the premier of "Bigfoot Monologues," written and performed...
RIPPEY, Iowa -- "Rippey is a baseball town," according to a description embedded on a large rock outside the center field fence. The first game was played here in the 1880s, when the team was called the Hard Scrabble...
The Thomas Jefferson Gardens Board will host its second “Meet Your Legislator” event during the current legislative session Saturday, March 13 at 10 a.m. The Thomas Jefferson Gardens board continues to provide this community service because Thomas Jefferson recognized...
The Thomas Jefferson Gardens Board will host its first “Meet Your Legislator” event during the current legislative session Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. The Thomas Jefferson Gardens board continues to provide this community service because Thomas Jefferson recognized...
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...