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9-1-1 calls for service

by dhayes on April 17, 2014

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office •Poweshiek County area fire departments: Wednesday, April 16 8:51 a.m. – Marina Drive, Montezuma. Marina Drive. Bar door reported open: burglary and motion alarm. 9 a.m. – Spring St., Grinnell. Caller reported that […]

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• Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments ——————– Monday, April 14 5:32 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a report of a male not feeling well and can barely walk. 10:47 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a […]

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Grass fires burn through county over weekend

April 15, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Poweshiek County and area fire departments were busy on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 with numerous calls to grass fires. The Montezuma, Grinnel, Brooklyn, Deep River, Kellogg, Victor, Gilman and Searsboro departments were all called to a number of grass fires as things got out of control very quickly […]

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Bomb threat clears Grinnell High School

April 15, 2014 Education

Students evacuated for about 30 minutes; officials find nothing —————— STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com The Grinnell police and fire departments responded to Grinnell High School on Thursday, April 10, after learning of a possible bomb threat. Police officers were called to the school Thursday afternoon after a communication was discovered that suggested the presence of a […]

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Tyler Baethke to head Braves football program

April 15, 2014 Belle Plaine sports

Former Williamsburg and Central College standout to coach Braves ——————- By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com Tyler Baethke, the current defensive coordinator and head boys track coach at Montezuma High School, has been named the new head football coach at the school. Baethke takes over following a two year stint as the Braves defensive coordinator. In each […]

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Open this end! No, the other ‘this end’

April 15, 2014 Brooklyn

Really, it’s pretty simple They were simple directions – “open box at this end” or something similar. By the time I opened it, there wasn’t a box left – well, not much of one. Really, it was pretty simple. You open the box, take out the desired amount of food, wrap the food in paper […]

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Meeting good folks and a spoon full of honey

April 15, 2014 On The Road Again

I typically reserve Saturday mornings for sleeping in. Unless there is some community event or county fair hog show to photograph, I rarely roll out of the bed before 10 a.m., sometimes later. That wasn’t the case this past Saturday as Debbie and I were up before the rooster’s crow. Well, at least Debbie was. […]

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Area Easter egg hunts set for Saturday

April 15, 2014 Agriculture News

By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com It’s time for area youngsters to grab their Easter basket, bag, bucket or paper sack and head on down to a neighborhood Easter egg hunt. A number of area towns are hosting Easter egg hunting events on Saturday, April 19. Following is a glance at times and places in Poweshiek County […]

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BGM Board OKs technology requests, hires two new elementary teachers

April 15, 2014 Brooklyn

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com Technology and supply requests, early school start date waiver and setting school fees for the 2014-15 school year topped the BGM Board of Education agenda last week. The board, which held its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 9, approved $48,400 in technology requests. The money will be used to purchase four […]

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Montezuma boys take nine titles; win Invite

April 15, 2014 Brooklyn

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The Montezuma Braves record nine first place finishes to capture the Montezuma Boys Invite on Tuesday, April 8. The Braves scored 100 points to take the top spot as Lone Tree scored 93 for second followed by North Mahaska with 40 in third place and Sigourney with 31 points. “Anytime you […]

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