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Gamers opens its doors in Grinnell

by dhayes on July 22, 2014

Area store brings more choices closer to home By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Do you need a game fix? Gamers in Grinnell is the place to go. “Grinnell is kind of between the big cities,” said David Counts, owner and manager of Gamers, a new game store in Grinnell. “The whole county [Poweshiek County] doesn’t have […]

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Hicks records second album in Nashville

by dhayes on July 22, 2014

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com While RAGBRAI rolls across Iowa this week, Cody Hicks and his band rolled into Nashville to record their second album. “We have six new ones (songs) ready,” said Hicks, who resides in Montezuma. “I am so excited for everyone to hear this new music. If you like the “Country Punk” album, […]

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Crimes could be linked

July 22, 2014 Agriculture News

Poweshiek, Iowa and Benton county sheriff’s investigate thefts and burglaries By BRIAN RATHJEN brathjen@registermedia.com Authorities from multiple counties are investigating a series of crimes in Iowa, Benton and Poweshiek counties. According to Iowa County Sheriff Rob Rotter, his department – along with the Benton and Poweshiek county sheriff’s departments – are investigating a number of […]

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My fans lined up to see my first water fight win – NOT!

July 22, 2014 Agriculture News

They were lined up on both sides of the street to watch as I competed in the water fights at Deep River Fun Days on Saturday, July 12. And I didn’t let my fans down. I won my first ever water fight match. It was fantastic. I dominated and came out smelling like a rose. […]

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Encouraging others, memory boxes and hog knowledge

July 22, 2014 On The Road Again

I stopped at Pizza Ranch in Grinnell for supper last Wednesday evening before heading to the fairgrounds to cover the Poweshiek County Fair Queen contest. After paying for my meal, I filled my glass with iced tea and proceeded to find a seat, when a young girl and her mother approached me in the dining […]

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BGM’s Beating Cancer with a Bat is a hit

July 22, 2014 Brooklyn

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com The 2014 BGM sponsored Beating Cancer with a Bat event was a big hit. BGM Superintendent Brad Hohensee reported that the event, which was held on Friday, May 30, raised $10,516.33 for the Poweshiek County Division of the American Cancer Society. The game pitted BGM against rival Montezuma. The good news […]

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Bears roar into substate

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

BGM stops Iowa Valley 4-0 to advance By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The BGM Bears shot into the Class 1A Substate 3 baseball tournament with a tough 4-0 victory over Iowa Valley on Saturday, July 19. The No. 7 Bears, 24-2, will take on Grundy Center, 13-18, at North Tama, Traer on Tuesday, July 22 at […]

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Montezuma falls to Warhawks

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

Braves fall in semis of district baseball playoffs By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The Montezuma Braves fell to the North Mahaska Warhawks 8-4 in the semifinals of the Class 1A District 11 baseball tournament on Thursday, July 17. Mitch Gibson started on the mound for Montezuma and allowed five hits and five runs with one strikeout. […]

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42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

BGM, Grinnell and Montezuma sending players to annual fund raiser By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com The 42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl is slated for this Saturday, July 26, and three Poweshiek County football standouts will be playing in the game. Seniors Kyle Gritsch, BGM; Eli Dunne, Grinnell; and Kane Barker, Montezuma, will suit up one last […]

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Malcom man dies in two-vehicle accident

July 16, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com A Malcom man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on F29 (Old Highway 6) just east of Malcom on Monday, July 14. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Marvin Beck, 75, was rear ended by a Buick Enclave driven by Laura Maurer, 37, Brooklyn, at approximately 6 p.m. Beck was ejected […]

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