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The Gilman Tap/Max & Bagz LLC in Gilman will feature the “Iowa Cool Change Band” on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 7 -10 p.m. The band will feature music from the 70s and 80s with some original songs. Everybody is welcome to attend.

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Senator Grassley hosts town meeting

by dhayes on August 31, 2015

Meets with constituents in Brooklyn to discuss concerns Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Montezuma’s Monty DeJong is a U.S. military veteran who has a problem with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. According to DeJong, he was having trouble with what is called the Veterans Choice Program, so he came to the Poweshiek County town meeting with […]

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Supervisors approve zoning change

August 31, 2015 Agriculture News

Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Poweshiek County Supervisors approved a request for a change in zoning for a property on Old 6 Road opening the doors for a new business to move in near Brooklyn. On Thursday, Aug. 27, Zoning Administrator J.D. Griffith held a zoning hearing at the supervisors meeting to hear a request from […]

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40 years after ‘Waverly Stranglings,’ a renewed search for answers

August 31, 2015 2015 Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa's unsolved murders

  The unsolved murder of Julia Benning has family members and police considering new theories in her death Mike Kilen mkilen@dmreg.com Julia Benning lived on a farm near Clarksville, but she wanted to experience the wider world. She had pen pals in Michigan and Scotland and shared with them her righteous rants about small-minded prejudices […]

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Gone Cold: Brian Schappert

August 31, 2015 2015 Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa's unsolved murders
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Just wait until next year

August 31, 2015 Agriculture News

This is the time of year when gardeners throw their hands in the air and say, “Just wait until next year.” Next year there will not be any stampeding weeds, evil Japanese beetles, misjudged plants that got put in the wrong places or an overabundance of cats who think they need to do their thing […]

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The ‘Cat in the Hat’ is back, and she’s mad

August 31, 2015 Brooklyn

The Cat in the Hat is back, and her name is Lucy and she’s kind of mad. Most of you know about Lucy – the cat my daughter brought home a number of years ago as a cute, cuddly kitten! Then Amy runs off for school and, except for a few visits – some longer […]

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Vacuum salesmen and the Iowa State Fair

August 31, 2015 On The Road Again

“At least I didn’t get sucked in by one of those vacuum salesmen,” I said to Debbie, as we stood in the kitchen looking at each other. Then it hit both us what I had just said and we started laughing. “That’s funny,” said Debbie, as the laughter continued for several minutes. We had just […]

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Moving backwards

August 31, 2015 Brooklyn

Ding ding ding. I turned the key to the back door. That was a familiar ring. It was like we were home again. The Star Press Union office is moving. We enjoyed our 12 years at the vacation resort in the south, reading the weather sign at Friedman’s, the foxes playing across the street and […]

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Polling locations for area school board elections

August 31, 2015 Brooklyn

The following Polling locations will be used for the September 8, 2015 School Election: Grinnell-Newburg School Election – all precincts Drake Library – Community Room 930 Park Street, Grinnell Brooklyn-Guernsey-Malcom School Election Michael J. Manatt Center 105 Jackson Street, Brooklyn Montezuma Community School District Montezuma Public Library 500 East Main Street, Montezuma

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