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Talley is raring to cook

by dhayes on March 24, 2015

IHCC student sets sights on visit to International cooking school in Spain By Dann Hayes powcr@registermedia.com Jenny Talley is cooking – literally. The 18-year-old English Valleys graduate is now a student at Indian Hills Community College and in her first year in the culinary arts program. The program, according to the Indian Hills CC website, […]

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Landes Ladies have met their goal

March 24, 2015 Brooklyn

Brooklyn City Council says meet with park commission to place playground equipment By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Brooklyn City Council heard some good news at their recent meeting on Monday, March 16 – the Landes Ladies informed them that they have reached their goal. Landes Ladies, a group of three Brooklyn “moms” – Kelsey Merical, […]

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Grinnell Farmers Market accepting vendors for the 2015 season

March 24, 2015 Agriculture News

Applications for full and part-time vendors are now being accepted The Grinnell Farmers Market is currently accepting applications for vendors for their 2015 season, which begins May 14 and runs through Oct. 24. The Grinnell Farmers Market will take place on Thursday afternoons from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to […]

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The odds are 9.2 quintillion to 1 for picking a perfect bracket

March 24, 2015 Agriculture News

Update! What are the odds of picking a perfect NCAA bracket right after they are announced and the games haven’t been played yet? Ready for it? 9.2 quintillion to 1. That’s the number 9 with 18 zeros after it. Nope, wrong. Another media outlet says it’s 1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. Huh? Wait, another says that since […]

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‘Scarves For Dummies’

March 24, 2015 Brooklyn

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that neck scarves are the “it” accessory in women’s fashion these days. I don’t mean the bulky woolen scarves we wear to keep our faces from freezing in the winter. I’m talking about fluttery, colorful prints in all kinds of fabric that are looped, wrapped […]

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Kansas City

March 24, 2015 Brooklyn

Most weeks it’s fun to be an Iowa State fan. It certainly was fun to be one in Kansas City a few weeks ago for the Big 12 Basketball Tournament, and enjoy the crazy Cyclone ride to the tournament title. Three rallies in a row is a test for one’s system, and it certainly makes […]

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The adventures of pet ownership keep us on the go

March 24, 2015 On The Road Again

There are usually plenty of pet adventures at the Parker house. With two outdoor dogs and two indoor cats, life is often a series of trips to Wal-Mart for bags and boxes of pet treats, 50-pound bags of Dog Chow and kitty food. Top that off with hauling bags of heavy kitty litter to the […]

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Girls 200-meter dash a race to remember

March 24, 2015 Belle Plaine sports

Two state champs battle to wire at 2015 SICL Indoor meet By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com It was almost what you would expect when two state champions meet on the track. Montezuma’s Katie Maschmann, is the defending state champion in both the 100 and 200, and BGM’s Jolissa Kriegel, is the defending state champ in the […]

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Montezuma’s Lyons leads Braves with first in 400

March 24, 2015 Belle Plaine sports

Stevens adds title in long jump; BGM’s Slaymaker tops in shot put By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Montezuma’s Mikey Lyons led a Braves charge by taking first in the 400-meter dash and anchoring the 4×400-meter relay at the 2015 South Iowa Cedar League Indoor meet in Grinnell on Thursday, March 19. Lyons captured first in the […]

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