City Council Roundup: Atkins, Oct. 20, 2014

by jmagdefrau on October 22, 2014

Atkins City Council October 20, 2014 Atkins, Iowa      Council met in regular session. Members present were: Weston Bishop, Connie Drahos, Kevin Korsmo, Diane Herman, and Tim Harbach. Absent: Mayor David Becker. Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Korsmo called the meeting to order at 7:30pm. Also present: Melissa Rammelsberg, City Clerk/Treasurer; Heather David, Deputy Clerk; Lindsay […]

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OBITUARY: Terry L. Rieck

by jmagdefrau on October 22, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS – Terry L. Rieck, Cedar Rapids and formerly of Luzerne, died at the Mercy Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, after an extended illness. Terry Rieck was born Oct. 27, 1944, in Belle Plaine. He was the son of Milford and Donna Mae Sindt Rieck. He attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Grade School […]

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Belle Plaine Council plans emergency meeting

October 22, 2014 Star Press Union

Belle Plaine City Council Emergency/Special Meeting City Hall – Council Chambers Friday October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 am Tentative Schedule  1.  Call to order 2.  Roll Call 3.  Pledge of Allegiance 4.  Approval of Consent Agenda. 5.  Resident Comments 6.  Discuss and take action on proposed change order for the Hanson Building project. 7.  Adjournment […]

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IOWA CLASS 1A REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL – Tigers advance; English Valleys and HLV bow out

October 22, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Iowa Valley is the lone area Iowa Class 1A volleyball team still alive in post-season action after Tuesday’s first-round regional action. The Tigers swept Belle Plaine, 25-16, 25-17, 25-12 in Marengo to advance to the quarterfinals, back home on Tuesday, Oct. 28, against Lynnville-Sully. The Tigers (22-7) were led by Lily Seye, who had nine […]

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Benton County Sheriff: Scam Alert

October 21, 2014 Star Press Union

The  Benton County Sheriff’s office has received three reports of attempted scams in the Vinton area today. Calls are being received stating that they have placed second in the Publisher Clearing House Sweepstakes. They are requesting that the people wire money to them to cover the processing costs. The requests have ranged from $200 to […]

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BGM boys win first SICL XC crown since 1997

October 21, 2014 Belle Plaine sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM boys cross country team captured the SICL cross country title in Montezuma on Thursday, Oct. 17 on a day perfect for running – mellow temperatures and a slight, cooling breeze. The Bears took advantage of the day by scoring 44 points – they had five runners in the top […]

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MUSEUM: Pumpkin pancake breakfast is Sunday in Belle Plaine

October 21, 2014 Star Press Union

The annual Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by the Belle Plaine Historical Society/BPA Museum, will be held Sunday, October 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Masonic Hall (8th Ave. & 11th St.). Please come and join us for our fun fall breakfast. We will be showing some historical photographs of Belle Plaine and there […]

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BREAKING NEWS – MPC saddened by death of publisher Diane Goodlow

October 21, 2014 Amana Colonies news

The Marengo Publishing Corporation family is saddened to note our publisher Diane Goodlow passed away this morning, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Our thoughts and prayers are with Diane’s family and loved ones.  

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My wife and I are finally getting to know each other; it’s worth it

October 21, 2014 Agriculture News

My wife, Melissa, and I recently took a trip to Door County, Wisconsin. Her family has a small cabin on Clark Lake and we went up to clean the place for the winter and to see the fall colors. You’ll see some photos of the trip in this issue of the Poweshiek County CR. I […]

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Opening a door to colors

October 21, 2014 Agriculture News

Autumn in Door County, Wisconsin, is something worth seeing By Melissa Hayes powcr@registermedia.com Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, or food connoisseur, Door County, Wis., offers plenty of activities to suit the interests of young and old alike. Nestled between Green Bay to the west and Lake Michigan to the east, this idyllic […]

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