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Bravettes just miss stopping No. 15 Keota 43-40

by dhayes on December 16, 2014

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Montezuma Bravettes played a close and tough game against No. 15 Keota, but just weren’t able to pull off the win as they fell to the Eagles 43-40. “It was a fun game against a great team,” said Bravette Head Coach Cory Nikkel. “We knew going in Keota’s defense was […]

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Tigers stop Benton Community 62-39

by dhayes on December 16, 2014

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Grinnell Tigers jumped out to a 20-12 first period lead and never looked back as they stopped Benton Community 62-39 on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Tigers, led by three players in double figures, extended their first period lead to 33-18 at halftime. Cade McKnight led Grinnell with 14 points and […]

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Board holds special meeting to discuss gym features and finances

December 16, 2014 Brooklyn

The new gymnasium was the topic of discussion at a special session of the Montezuma Board of Education on Thursday, Dec. 4. By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com David J. Harrison, AIA, LEED AP and Sarah Huston with Design Alliance, Inc., were on hand to present updated plans, costs and options to the board for the new […]

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Iva Frederick turns 100, enjoys visit from Santa Claus

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

More than 50 family members helped the Montezuma resident celebrate the milestone By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Iva Frederick, of Montezuma, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 13, and even Santa Claus showed up to wish her well with a ho, ho, ho and a candy cane. Iva, a resident of the Montezuma Nursing and […]

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Grinnell police arrest Grinnell woman on drug charges

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell woman on drug charges on Dec. 5 after a joint investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspector’s office. According to Grinnell Chief of Police Dennis Reilly, Mariah Isaac, 22, Grinnell, was arrested for • Possession With Intent to Deliver More Than 50 Kgs of Marijuana – a Class D Felony • […]

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BGM School Board OKs new bus purchase

December 16, 2014 Brooklyn

New SICL divisions, choir / band trip discussed By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com A new 72-passenger school bus will soon be making the rounds at BGM Community Schools. The BGM Board of Education approved purchasing the transit-style bus from School Bus Sales, Waterloo, for $87,050. The move came at the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. […]

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My family has reached a crisis and I need to flush it out

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

My family and I have reached a crisis and I play a major rol(l) in the discussion. I’ve flushed out the problem, but now I need to figure out how to plunge into the stinking issue and get things to flow again. Is the toilet paper, when on a standard toilet roll holder, supposed to […]

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Electronic gadgets, Redneck mice and Christmas Joy

December 16, 2014 On The Road Again

When it comes to electronic gadgets such as a television remote, I seem to be all thumbs. I’m sure any of my three nephews are smarter than I am when it comes to such electronic gadgets. At least that is the way it was the other night at the Parker house After Debbie and I […]

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Brownells, Inc. moves shipping operation to Grinnell

December 16, 2014 Brooklyn

By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Brownells, Inc. has lots to celebrate these days with the opening of the new 200,000 square-foot warehouse and shipping center in Grinnell. The warehouse facility opened in late November, almost two years after Brownell’s Chairman, Frank Brownell, and his son, Pete, the company CEO, and staff broke ground on Nov. 19, […]

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Brooklyn welcomes Bear Creek Antiques

December 9, 2014 Brooklyn

New antique store offers everything from oil and gas items to glassware, furniture and primitives By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com A new business with a flare for old things has opened its doors in Brooklyn. Bear Creek Antiques, 126 Jackson St., opened Nov. 14, and owner Sherrie Witte enjoys sharing her love of antiques with the […]

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