Check out the Belle Plaine Herald from ten years ago: Jan. 27, 2010
The balmy January weather and no snow made Sunday a perfect day for a football game for about 20 players. Above normal temperatures with daytime highs in the 40s have prevailed for nearly three weeks.
Firemen from Belle Plaine and Jordan poured hundreds of gallons of water on a stubborn house fire in St. Lawrence Township Saturday afternoon. Firemen were on the scene for about four hours. The roof burned away but the rest of the house was saved and the owner, Don Slathar, plans to rebuild.
Willard Laabs works on the screen printer at the newly established business, Circuits Plus. Gold, silver, copper, or platinum is printed on ceramic chips, which are used for computer parts.
Fran Smith and Sandy Johnson are the new owners of the Country Cupboard. After much restocking and re-organizing, they will begin their first full day together on December 1.
In the Spirit of Thanksgiving - Hardees employees prepared food baskets for the needy Tuesday. Mary T. Plantz, Debbie Kaslow, Mary Fasching, Jayne Olson, and Linda Stier helped with all the food put into six food baskets for Thanksgiving.