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A black and white woman stand on a porch together, circa 1936.

Vintage Views - Issue I - Summer 2005

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian: “History As I See It” (by Beulah Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by William R. Grow) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk: “Promoting Our Downtown Area” (by Rensselaer Mayor, Herb Arihood) p7
  • Jasper County’s Native Son: A Tribute to Charlie Halleck p9
A man in a bowler hat with a moustache stands in front of a row of businesses.

Vintage Views - Issue 2 - Fall/Winter 2005

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian: “An Interview with Rick Kupke” (by Beulah Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by David Nowels) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk: “Street Name Origins” (by Rensselaer Mayor, Herb Arihood) p7
  • Rensselaer’s Silent Star: A Tribute to Augustus Phillips (by Paul Hoover) p9
A group of women in spangled and feathered costumes pose wearing roller skates.

Vintage Views - Issue 3 - Summer 2005

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian (by Beulah Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Ralph “Ike” Donnelly) p5
  • From The Mayors Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor, Herb Arihood) p7
  • Earle Reynolds and The Reynolds Skaters (by Paul M. Hoover) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13
Photo of a young boy wearing a vintage soft padded football helmet.

Vintage Views - Issue 4 - Summer 2006

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian (Township Schools – by Beulah Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Dr. Ernest Raymond Beaver) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • Back Home Again in Indiana (The James F. Hanley Story – by Beulah M. Arnott) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13
Photo of a vintage stock car.

Vintage Views - Issue 5 - Fall 2006

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian (My First Automobile – by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Emma Mae Michaels) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • Rensselaer Speedway (by Ted Wilson) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13
Photo of five men in fezes in a stage pose.

Vintage Views - Issue 6 - Winter 2006

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian (Who Was Mary Washburn? – by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Julia (Howland) Healey) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • Remembering A Hero (The Dewey Biggs Story) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13

Vintage Views - Issue 7 - Spring 2007

Content this issue

  • From the Jasper County Historian (by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Philip H. Blue) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • Tom Harmon – “From Boy to Mann to Mich-i-gan” (by Michael W. Campbell) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13
Photo of students on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

Vintage Views - Issue 8 - Summer/Fall 2007

Content this issue

  • From the Jasper County Historian (by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Mary Ellen Thompson) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • The Rensselaer Miniature Train Company (by Michael W. Campbell) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13

Vintage Views - Issue 9 - Winter 2007

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian (by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Harry Stackhouse) p5
  • From the Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor, Herb Arihood) p7
  • Eleanor (Stackhouse) Atkinson (by Michael W. Campbell) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From the Past) p13

Vintage Views - Issue 10 - Winter 2008

Content this issue

  • From The Jasper County Historian (by Beulah M. Arnott) p3
  • Rensselaer As I Remember (by Helen Pennington) p5
  • From The Mayor’s Desk (by Rensselaer Mayor Herb Arihood) p7
  • Paul Gates & The Kings of Rhythm (by Michael W. Campbell) p9
  • Vintage Views (Photos From The Past) p13