Van Horne Community Newsletter – December 2014

by jmagdefrau on December 19, 2014

Van Horne Community Newsletter December 2014 Holiday Greetings Van Horne area residents! December’s weather better than November’s, that is a pretty rare occurrence. Now if we could only see some sun. The holiday season and the end of the year are upon us. Where did the year go? There were about 70 kids at Santa […]

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Board backs administration; also gets SICL division update By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor BELLE PLAINE – The Belle Plaine Board of Education backed its administration in staying with the one-mile limit for those who are allowed student permits to come and go to school. At the board’s November meeting, one parent asked the […]

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Benton approves two new courses for course guide

December 19, 2014 Star Press Union

Benton also offers early retirement incentive By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor KEYSTONE – It’s halfway through the school year, and Benton is getting ready for the next school year, as the Benton Community Board of Directors approved the course guide for high school at their meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Van Horne. “We […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for Dec. 19, 2014

December 18, 2014 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, December 19, 2014 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications 9:10 a.m. – Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 10:00 a.m. – Aaron Sandersfeld, Transportation Director & Safety Director 1. Designated Care Provider 2. […]

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Bravettes just miss stopping No. 15 Keota 43-40

December 16, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Montezuma Bravettes played a close and tough game against No. 15 Keota, but just weren’t able to pull off the win as they fell to the Eagles 43-40. “It was a fun game against a great team,” said Bravette Head Coach Cory Nikkel. “We knew going in Keota’s defense was […]

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Tigers stop Benton Community 62-39

December 16, 2014 Benton Community Sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Grinnell Tigers jumped out to a 20-12 first period lead and never looked back as they stopped Benton Community 62-39 on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Tigers, led by three players in double figures, extended their first period lead to 33-18 at halftime. Cade McKnight led Grinnell with 14 points and […]

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Board holds special meeting to discuss gym features and finances

December 16, 2014 Brooklyn

The new gymnasium was the topic of discussion at a special session of the Montezuma Board of Education on Thursday, Dec. 4. By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com David J. Harrison, AIA, LEED AP and Sarah Huston with Design Alliance, Inc., were on hand to present updated plans, costs and options to the board for the new […]

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Iva Frederick turns 100, enjoys visit from Santa Claus

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

More than 50 family members helped the Montezuma resident celebrate the milestone By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Iva Frederick, of Montezuma, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 13, and even Santa Claus showed up to wish her well with a ho, ho, ho and a candy cane. Iva, a resident of the Montezuma Nursing and […]

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Grinnell police arrest Grinnell woman on drug charges

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell woman on drug charges on Dec. 5 after a joint investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspector’s office. According to Grinnell Chief of Police Dennis Reilly, Mariah Isaac, 22, Grinnell, was arrested for • Possession With Intent to Deliver More Than 50 Kgs of Marijuana – a Class D Felony • […]

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BGM School Board OKs new bus purchase

December 16, 2014 Brooklyn

New SICL divisions, choir / band trip discussed By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com A new 72-passenger school bus will soon be making the rounds at BGM Community Schools. The BGM Board of Education approved purchasing the transit-style bus from School Bus Sales, Waterloo, for $87,050. The move came at the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. […]

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