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Iowa Firefighters invade Grinnell

by dhayes on September 10, 2014

Mother Nature can’t dampen spirits as Firefighters Convention rocks on By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com Mother Nature tried, but couldn’t dampen the spirit or enthusiasm of the participants at the 2014 Iowa Firefighter’s Convention hosted by Grinnell from Sept. 3-7. Firefighters from all over Iowa faced a mixture of sun, wind, thunderstorms and just plain rain. […]

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By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Parents and guardians who paid for food at certain schools in Iowa may be owed a settlement as part of a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit (Iowa School Food Settlement) claimed Iowa Educators Corporation and the Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing violated state law by awarding food service contracts, at a […]

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RVTV rolling into Montezuma Friday

September 10, 2014 Education

WHO 13 crew promoting Iowa, ISU game By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Make plans for a day of fun and football as Montezuma is set to welcome WHO Channel 13′s RVTV to town on Friday, Sept. 12. Keith Murphy, Ed Wilson and the rest of the RVTV crew will spend the week traveling around central Iowa […]

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Grinnell teen winning Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer battle

September 10, 2014 Grinnell

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com Danica Nolton, 14, enjoys life, dance, playing flute, 4-H and church youth activities. She also has a pretty good eye with her camera. “She especially loves to be behind the lens of a camera, whether it be capturing fascinating textures of old objects, vivid colors in nature or a friend’s mid-air […]

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It was almost as much as we could handle

September 10, 2014 Agriculture News

It was more than my wife and I could handle. The yard looked like nobody had trimmed the trees, bushes, pulled weeds or trimmed around the fences for quite some time. Well, it was about six or seven months, but we won’t go there. So Melissa and I finally attacked the yard. I felt like […]

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Raising kids, reunion time and a wonderful summer

September 10, 2014 On The Road Again

Not being a parent, I’m sure raising kids can be challenging at times. In my observations, it seems child rearing is more challenging for some than for others. I can’t count the many times I have heard the word “no” used in the rearing of young minds. While at the Old Threshers Reunion during the […]

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BGM boys 7th at Raider invite

September 10, 2014 BGM sports

Boelen 13th, Wilson 17th By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM Bears opened the 2014 cross country season at the Williamsburg Raider Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 2 placing seventh in a field of nine teams. The Bears were led by Geert Boelen who captured 13th with a time of 18:50. He finished behind Logan Murray, Mount […]

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Raiders stop Grinnell 21-13

September 10, 2014 Grinnell

By JOE PETZ jpetz@dmreg.com Williamsburg’s 21-13 gridiron victory over Grinnell last Friday night at Dr. D.F. Miller Field, Bob Murphy Stadium, had a little bit of everything. Four interceptions, two lost fumbles, a couple of long touchdown plays, some goal line stands and field goals, a kickoff return that looked like six points, and a […]

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Montezuma improves to 2-0 with 28-13 win

September 10, 2014 BGM sports

BGM stops Waco 48-22 ———– By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com The Montezuma Braves scored in each quarter to stop Van Buren 28-13 on Friday, Sept. 5. The Braves were led by Mitch Stevens who racked up 201 yards on the ground with 23 carries – he scored once with a 45 yard jaunt in the second […]

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GUMC to hold organ rededication and worship services on Sept. 14

September 10, 2014 Brooklyn

By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com All are invited to attend worship and organ rededication services at Grinnell United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 14. The 100 plus year old organ was completely refurbished over the summer. The organ will be played publicly for the first time. The rededication will be part of celebratory worship services at […]

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