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The Iowa Valley girls’ and HLV boys’ track teams finished up their seasons in the Class 1A division of the state track meet Saturday morning, May 23, in Des Moines. Both area athletes were in the 800-meter run, and although they didn’t crack the top eight there was still plenty of smiles to go around and […]

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There’s a state runner-up in Iowa Valley’s midst, and thy name is Marissa Ward. The Tiger junior leapt 5’5” in the Iowa Class 1A high jump event to secure silver in the girls’ portion of the state track meet Friday, May 22, at Drake Stadium, Des Moines. Ward came in one of the favorites, as […]

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IOWA CLASS 1A STATE TRACK — Good performances but no points on first day for Iowa Valley, HLV

May 21, 2015 HLV sports

Iowa Valley senior Austin Schlabach earned a medal to cap off his track career in a Tiger uniform. Schlabach’s seventh-place finish came in the shot put on Thursday,  May 21, at the Iowa Class 1A state track meet. where he threw 49’3½”, earning the Tigers two points in the Class 1A standings. Iowa Valley and […]

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Good food, memories at the Carnforth Inn

May 19, 2015 Agriculture News

Owners Ray and Rachel Nowotny reflect on 47 years of service to the community J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com The Carnforth Inn Supper Club has been a place where families, friends, social clubs and groups have gathered, celebrated and enjoyed good food at good prices with service and cleanliness that is unmatched. But after 47 years in […]

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Montezuma FD responds to business fire in Osky

May 19, 2015 Agriculture News

Five departments called for fire that was intentionally set Dann Hayes powcr@registermedia.com The Montezuma Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance was one of five regional fire departments that responded to a call for mutual aid in Oskaloosa on early on Monday morning, May 11’ According to news reports, the Oskaloosa Fire Department was first called to […]

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Ellen Lemke, 1933 Montezuma grad and poet, turns 100

May 19, 2015 Agriculture News

Editor’s note: The following information was submitted by Roberta Graham See of Grinnell, a niece to Ellen Lemke. J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Centenarian has been writing poetry since high school, says everyday is a party Ellen Graham Lemke, a 1933 graduate of Montezuma High School and current resident of Bedford, turned 100 on Monday, May 18. […]

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Memorial Day services slated for area communities

May 19, 2015 Brooklyn

Area Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25 are scheduled all across the county. Following is the time, place and order of area services. Barnes City Where: Barnes City Cemetery. Time: 10:30 a.m. Host: Fuller Sarvis Post 507 of the American Legion. Speaker: Marvin Freeborn of Barnes City. Other: Memorial Day services will also be […]

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Grinnell stops Pella Christian in playoffs

May 19, 2015 Grinnell

Girls tennis squad ties school record of 10 wins in a season Staff Reports powcr@registermedia.com The Grinnell girl’s tennis team continued their ways on Saturday, May 16, winning the first two rounds of the Team Regional in Pella. The Tigers started with a 5-0 drubbing of Chariton in round 1 to advance to the semi-final […]

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BGM Board approves two-year agreement with teachers

May 19, 2015 Brooklyn

Junior high students reach MAP goals, earn trip to Adventureland J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com BGM Board of Education and the BGMEA union have come to agreement and signed a two year contract. The move came at the regular meeting of the BGM Board of Education on Wednesday, May 13. The agreement is for two years, 2015-2017, […]

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The mouse that … what?

May 19, 2015 Agriculture News

Remember those three blind mice in the movie “Shrek?” They’re kind of cute as long as they’re in a movie. One of their relatives moved into my house. This mouse isn’t blind – it just likes to skid along on the floor. Here’s why I know that. Back a few months ago with our “mouse […]

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