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7 area events qualify for Drake

by Brathjen on April 18, 2015

Unofficially, seven area events have qualified for the prestigious Drake Relays, to be contested this week at Drake Stadium, Des Moines. Clear Creek Amana has four entries in three different events — the girls 100-meter hurdles have two entries — while Williamsburg also qualified three. Iowa Valley will have one entry as well. Entrants follow […]

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WILLIAMSBURG BRIEFS – Week of April 15, 2015

by Brathjen on April 15, 2015

* The city of Williamsburg is picking up bagged leaves, garden waste and brush now through noon Friday, April 17. Residents are asked to keep brush, twigs and branches separate from the leaves, and to not mix garbage with leaves. Please place brush in a separate pile. Items will be picked up weather permitting; there […]

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Donita Joens to lead Iowa Valley, English Valleys as new superintendent

April 14, 2015 Journal Tribune

Donita Joens, currently the superintendent of the River Valley Community Schools District in Correctionville, was announced Monday as the new shared superintendent of the Iowa Valley and English Valleys school districts. The vote took place Friday, April 10, and over the weekend the process was completed. Joens will be English Valleys’ first new superintendent in […]

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‘Be the Match’ event gives hope to former Grinnell graduate

April 14, 2015 Agriculture News

Sam Coster of St. Louis has Stage IV Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and is in need of a stem cell transplant J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Family, friends, neighbors and former classmates at Grinnell High School are working the frontlines in the fight against cancer that is raging a battle in Sam Coster’s body. Coster, 25, a 2008 graduate […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS — Agenda for April 10, 2015

April 9, 2015 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, April 10, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 1. Accept Contract Rock Bids 9:45 a.m. – Public Hearing regarding bridge on 325th Street. 10:00 a.m. – […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Iowa-Poweshiek Road project starting later this month

April 8, 2015 Amana Colonies news

MPC STAFF REPORT Last fall, as Iowa County officials were putting the finishing touches on the new bridge crossing Bear Creek near Victor, they were hoping to complete another project – the paving of Iowa-Poweshiek Road – at the same time. That never got finished, as it simply got too late into the year to […]

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Program on Civilian Conservation Corps is April 16 at W’burg library

April 8, 2015 Journal Tribune

A music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps is planned for the Williamsburg Public Library. The program, by Michigan author Bill Jamerson, is at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the library, 300 W. State St. The CCC’s worked with dozens of farmers in Iowa County on soil erosion control projects. The presentation […]

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Dry needling a specialty of new Progressive Rehabilitation therapist

April 8, 2015 Journal Tribune

By BRIAN RATHJEN Ashley Alm remembers the time when she, a college athlete, tore her ACL and had to go through rehabilitative therapy. Her working with her therapist inspired her life’s calling: Becoming a physical therapist and helping the new, younger generation of athletes heal from their injuries. “It was personal experience that led me […]

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WILLIAMSBURG BRIEFS – Week of April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 Journal Tribune

* The city of Williamsburg is picking up bagged leaves, garden waste and brush now through noon Friday, April 17. Residents are asked to keep brush, twigs and branches separate from the leaves, and to not mix garbage with leaves. Please place brush in a separate pile. Items will be picked up weather permitting; there […]

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Baseball history to go on display April 16 at Marengo library

April 8, 2015 Journal Tribune

It’s baseball season, and to mark the start of America’s favorite pastime, a special program is planned and will take place at the Marengo Public Library. John Liepa, a baseball historian, will present a program on the history of baseball in Iowa. His program is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the […]

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