Fighting to volunteer

by dhayes on September 23, 2014

Rural fire departments struggle to answer call By DANN HAYES and BRIAN RATHJEN powcr@dmreg.com While driving to work one morning a couple months ago, Charlie White, the Location Manager for Heartland Co-op in Malcom, saw some smoke in the distance. He could tell it wasn’t a normal fire because of the color, but thought it […]

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Who the heck is Joseph Khulmalo@v?

by dhayes on September 23, 2014

Have you ever met Joseph Khulmalo@v? Neither have I, but he could make me rich You ever met Joseph Khulmalo (or is it Joseph Khulmalo@v?). Me neither. But he’s going to make me rich. In fact, his email subject title proves it. Titled “Investment (USD $100 million) Dollar’s.” All I have to do is click […]

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No. 7 Montezuma stops Hawks 25-0

September 23, 2014 BGM sports

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Grinnell wins first game of season with safety in final minutes The Class A No. 7 Montezuma Braves’ Mitch Stevens rushed for 239 yards, including a 62-yard scamper to open scoring for the Braves on their first possession, as they defeated Lynnville-Sully 25-0 at home on Friday, Sept. 19 Montezuma cleaned […]

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Grinnell cross country teams wrap up tourney

September 23, 2014 BGM sports

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Tigers boys, girls capture team titles at South Tama Grinnell’s Jackson Schulte ran a 16:39 to capture first place in the South Tama County Invitational and led the Tigers to a first place team finish. The Tigers placed seven runners in the top 12 to score 31 points to finish first, […]

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BGM stops Bravettes in high school volleyball

September 23, 2014 BGM sports

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Bears need four to stop Montezuma in high school volleyball The BGM Bears lost the opener, then came back to win three straight as they defeated the Montezuma Bravettes in four on Monday, Sept. 25. Led by Kayleen Beck with 17 kills and Jolissa Kriegel with 10, the Bears lost the […]

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Benton supervisors to meet Tuesday, Sept. 23

September 22, 2014 Star Press Union

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING September 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room 1.       9:00 A.M.  Call to Order 2.       9:00 a.m. Barb Greenlee Re: Set land use hearing date for Byron Walker part of SE ¼ of Sec 3-T86N-R9W 3.       9:05 a.m. Veterans Affairs Re: Approval of promotional apparel. 4.       9:15 a.m. Jerry Petermeier re: […]

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Montezuma voters OK PPEL levy

September 18, 2014 Education

Measure to increase property tax passes by 11 votes; updates for the district planned By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com In a close vote, the Montezuma Community School District PPEL passed in a special election held Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, allowing the district to complete several construction projects, including a new gymnasium. The question, which passed by […]

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BGM Bears gear up for homecoming

September 18, 2014 BGM sports

Entries sought for school parade By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM Bears are ready for homecoming week starting on Monday, Sept. 22 and are gearing up for a week of activities. They are also looking for entries for their parade on Wednesday, Sept. 24. According to Matt Goodrich, president of the BGM student body, the […]

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GRMC 2014-15 seasonal influenza prevention

September 18, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell Regional Public Health will again offer public vaccination clinics at locations throughout the county for the seasonal influenza vaccine. The upcoming season’s flu vaccine will protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the season. This includes an influenza A (H1N1) virus, an influenza A (H3N2) virus, and two […]

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Hometown Hardware opens in Montezuma

September 18, 2014 Iowa

Main Street Hardware moves, changes name,adds to store offerings By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com A Main Street Montezuma business has moved into a larger location and changed its name. Main Street Hardware is now Hometown Hardware, and is located at 110 S. 3rd St., just around the square from the former location. “We needed more space,” […]

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