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Poweshiek County CR

A tradition retires

by dhayes on January 27, 2015

Dunne, a Grinnell coaching icon, to retire at end of school year By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Walking into his office near the school gymnasium, you’ll spot a large bulletin board on the wall that’s covered with pictures and memories of former students, football players, coaches, faculty and friends. There’s really nothing on Jim Dunne’s desk […]

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Job fair on Jan. 22 connects high school students with area job opportunities and educational training By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com An effort to bring high school students and career opportunities in advance manufacturing, medical, auto and agricultural industries together took a giant step forward last week at the first ever Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Career Discovery […]

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Shults & Co. to present ‘Crusin’ the Hits: Unforgettable Songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s (Part II)’

January 27, 2015 Agriculture News

The Grinnell Rotary Club and Shults & Co. will partner with Grinnell Regional Medical Center to present “Cruisin’ the Hits: Unforgettable Songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s (Part II).” The musical revue will be presented on March 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the B.G. Voertman Theatre in the Grinnell Community Center. […]

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Brooklyn Community Estates donates $1,000 to Landes Ladies Park project

January 27, 2015 Agriculture News

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Leave it to the older generation to help when it comes to supporting a playground for younger generations to come. Brooklyn Community Estate has donated $1,000 to the Landes Ladies Park project to help pay for improvements to Landes Park playground in Brooklyn. The group has raised more than $101,700 towards […]

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Southern by the grace of … ME!

January 27, 2015 Agriculture News

J.O. Parker doesn’t eat chicken wings. Nor does he eat chicken gizzards. I can’t stand black-eyed peas (any peas for that matter). Nor have I ever tried Shoo fly pie. What am I talking about? It’s a challenge of sorts. J.O., my co-worker at the Poweshiek County CR, mentioned in a column a while back […]

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Visiting and sharing stories of others is what life is all about

January 27, 2015 On The Road Again

I’ve never been a coffee drinker, other than when I was a youngster. After Sunday school at the First Baptist Church in downtown Tulsa, my dad would enjoy a cup of coffee with the other men in his department before the main service. I liked to join him on occasion and have a cup of […]

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Grinnell Middle School book fair starts Monday, Feb. 2

January 27, 2015 Brooklyn

The Grinnell Middle School Book Fair will take place on Monday, February 2nd through Thursday, February 5th in the school library. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend the book fair on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. to see the wide […]

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Montezuma Lions hosting toy and craft show this Saturday

January 27, 2015 Agriculture News

Show to feature toy tractors, trucks, implements and crafts By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com The Montezuma Lions Club is hosting its 22nd annual toy and craft show on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Montezuma High School gym. There will be more than 40 tables on display and filled with toy […]

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Natural Soy Products welcomes Iowa Ag Sect. Bill Northey

January 27, 2015 Agriculture News

Meets with owners, investors to look at products and tour facility By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey was in Brooklyn on Thursday, Jan. 22, to tour Natural Soy Products, LTD., one of three stops of the day. Northey meet with owner Ken Budke and manager Craig Shore, along with several agriculture […]

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Montezuma board reviews new gym plans; bids to be opened Feb. 17

January 27, 2015 Education

District to seek improved Standard and Poor rating for borrowing against PPEL funds By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Montezuma Board of Education members spent a good deal of last week’s meeting reviewing architectural drawings and asking questions about the new gymnasium plans, also known as phase two of capital improvement projects in the district. David J. […]

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