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Battle of the Bands – This Saturday in Barnes City

by jmagdefrau on August 28, 2014

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Ladora QRS gets new wheels

by Brathjen on August 28, 2014

By BRIAN RATHJEN It’s a jet black sport utility vehicle, with a brand new light bar, emblazoned with blue and white lettering on its sides. And the 2004 Ford Explorer already has been used by its new owner, the Ladora Quick Responder Service team, since it went into service Aug. 11. The vehicle’s purchase was […]

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Smoke detectors save family

August 26, 2014 Agriculture News

Fire destroys trailer in middle of the night By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com A fire totally destroyed a trailer near Rock Creek in Jasper County, but according to Grinnell Fire Department officials, working smoking detectors saved the family inside. The fire department was called to the fire at 5167 136th St. North west of Grinnell just […]

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New principal, two teachers join BGM staff

August 26, 2014 Brooklyn

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com BGM Community Schools kicked off the 2014-15 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 20. The district also welcomed a new elementary principal and two new elementary teachers this fall. Following is a brief introduction and information about the new staff. Mary Sherwood – Elementary Principal and Curriculum Director Mary Sherwood, the new […]

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Eleven new staff join Grinnell School district

August 26, 2014 Agriculture News

  By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com Eleven new teachers, including two with new positions at the middle school, have joined the Grinnell Community Schools teaching ranks for the 2014-15 school year. Following is a brief introduction about each staff member. Amy Prescott – K-2 School Counselor Amy Prescott is not a teacher, but her role is […]

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Montezuma welcomes six new staff members

August 26, 2014 Agriculture News

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com While Montezuma Community School students catch up on summer activities, renew old friendships and gear up for a great school year, there are several staff changes that have taken place in the district. Six new teachers, including a former teacher who switched from interventionist to pre-kindergarten, have joined the Montezuma Community […]

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Pay backs for the work done on U.S. Highway 63

August 26, 2014 Agriculture News

I’ve got some random thoughts for this week. Yeah, I know, most of what I think is random. Still, there’s a time and place for this and that time is now. Pay backs are fun, sometimes This one is for everyone living along U.S. Highway 63 during the construction project. In fact, anyone who has […]

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Area firefighters head to Brooklyn for annual water fights

August 26, 2014 Brooklyn

                     

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2014 Iowa State Fair

August 26, 2014 Agriculture News

Deep River’s Beardmore knows how to roll eggs The Egg Rolling contest was judged Saturday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Corey Beardmore of Deep River won the Junior division, and Dennis Dirks of West Des Moines won the Senior division. Contestants gathered to show their skills, each taking a turn rolling an egg down […]

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One dies in fatal one-car accident on Interstate 80

August 21, 2014 Brooklyn

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com.com A one-car accident on Interstate 80 left one person dead and the other injured on Wednesday, August 20. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Charlene Gibbens, 59, of Des Moines was driving a 2002 Ford Focus westbound on Interstate 80 when she lost control of the vehicle at the 193 mile […]

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