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Playoffs start Wednesday at 7 p.m.; BGM hosts Edgewood-Colesburg By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com With the regular season over, the high school football teams are preparing for the second season – the 2014 playoffs. First round action for all classes is set to start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 with the following format: the […]

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Tyler Meyer earns top individual, top pit judge and top test taker honors By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Tyler Meyer earns top individual, top pit judge and top test taker honors The Montezuma FFA Soils team earned championship honors at the Iowa FFA Soils Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE), and Tyler Meyer was named the top […]

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Remembering Diane and time spent in the Ozarks

October 28, 2014 On The Road Again

Having returned from a week-long vacation, I got ready for work on Tuesday morning last week as usual. I was just ready to step into the fresh morning air when my cell phone rang. It was Dann Hayes, my co-worker and boss. He called to say that Diane Goodlow, general manager of Marengo Publishing Company, […]

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‘G-Ho’ was there for questions, concerns, advice

October 28, 2014 Brooklyn

By Roxanne Dass I started working for the MPC family in June 2007. The first person I met was Nick Narigon, then editor-in-chief. The second person I met was Diane Goodlow. She was in HR and accounting back then. During my tenure with the MPC family of papers I got to know Diane. I learned […]

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Diane was a guiding hand for a young editor

October 28, 2014 Agriculture News

By ABIGAIL PELZER Editor, Newton Daily News No sleep till Brooklyn It’s an odd thing to have a Beastie Boys song stuck in your head as you’re grieving the loss of a friend, but I know Diane Goodlow would understand. After all it was our joke, and had been since my early days at the […]

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Hatch, Branstad differ widely on economy, other issues

October 28, 2014 Agriculture News

Stay the course, or transform the state’s taxes and strategies? By Jason Noble jnoble2@dmreg.com The candidates in this year’s race for Iowa governor have offered two very different views of the state’s economy. Incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has built his campaign around what he calls Iowa’s “comeback” from the Great Recession, which he credits […]

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Braley, Ernst lay out different visions for U.S. economy, jobs

October 28, 2014 Agriculture News

By Matthew Patane mpatane@dmreg.com The nation’s economic recovery has become a focal point for political races nationwide, and Iowa’s U.S. Senate race is no exception. Unemployment and jobs are the top issues Congress needs to address, according to the opinions of likely Iowa voters surveyed in the latest Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll. Both […]

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Economy a focus for Blum, Murphy

October 28, 2014 Agriculture News

The candidates differ on everything from approaches to issues to political experience By Sharyn Jackson sjackson@dmreg.com Two new faces are vying for an open seat in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, but only one of those faces would be new to elected office. Rod Blum, a Republican businessman, touts his freshness to the political arena and […]

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No. 3 Montezuma captures district crown with 27-7 win over BGM

October 28, 2014 BGM sports

Braves undefeated for first time since 1988 By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com It’s taken more than 25 years, but the undefeated – read that again, undefeated – and Class A No. 3 Montezuma Braves football team captured the District 7 regular season championship with a 27-7 victory in Brooklyn over the BGM Bears on Friday, Oct. […]

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Grinnell falls in overtime 31-28

October 28, 2014 Education

Loss to Ballard keeps Tigers out of playoffs By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com It took an overtime to do it, but the Ballard Bombers captured the Class 3A District 6 title with a 31-28 victory on a fog-shrouded field in Grinnell on Friday, Oct. 24 The loss keeps the Tigers out of the Class 3A state […]

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