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Last second loss

by dhayes on March 3, 2015

Belle Plaine overcomes 11-point halftime deficit to stop Montezuma 48-46 By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Belle Plaine Plainsmen came back from a 34-23 halftime deficit to defeat the Montezuma Braves in the final seconds to capture the Class 1A District 8 championship 48-46 in Brooklyn on Thursday, Feb. 26. With the win, 23-1 Belle Plaine […]

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Blooming by design

by dhayes on March 3, 2015

Jim White joins Cynthia Sherman at Flowers by DZyne in new venture By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com Cynthia Sherman, owner of Flowers by DZyne, and Jim White, owner of Bates Flowers, have been friendly competitors on the Grinnell business front for many years. But that has all changed. On March 2, Sherman and White joined forces […]

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Hubbell’s Spaulding Lofts Project under construction

March 3, 2015 Grinnell

Original building was built in the 1870s, historic rehabilitation will bring 77 housing units to Grinnell STAFF REPORTS powcr@registermedia.com Work on the much anticipated Spaulding Lofts project in Grinnell is now underway. The Hubbell Realty Company of Des Moines is investing almost $12.5 million for the historic renovation of the former home of Spaulding Manufacturing […]

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At least I didn’t eat a frog this morning!

March 3, 2015 Agriculture News

OK. I admit it. I was caught not doing something that I should have been doing at home. Happens more than it should – I should be better at not getting caught. So, one evening while hanging out at home and getting dinner started (waiting for the wife to come home), I thought I’d search […]

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Politics and weather

March 3, 2015 Agriculture News

Snowed in at column-writing time. There are a few things to get off of mind. School start. Again. It was great to have Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds visit Atkins. She addressed several issues of local interest, and one was the school start date. Since the law was passed several decades ago, stating that school can’t […]

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Pick a card, any card

March 3, 2015 Agriculture News

Life was simpler back in the day. When you went to a store, you took your purchases to the counter, paid for them and left. The most exotic thing that ever happened was maybe you saved 50 cents with a coupon, and if it was a local store, you learned some new gossip. Those days […]

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MCC Photography show spurs memories of a blessed life journey

March 3, 2015 On The Road Again

My photography show opening last Wednesday at the Ray Frederick Gallery on the Marshalltown Community College campus went on as planned. Unfortunately, Debbie and I were unable to be there due to the winter snowstorm, which seemed to find a comfy place to set up shop right over Marshalltown and dump a load of snow. […]

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Defense dominates

March 3, 2015 Education

Braves handle Iowa Mennonite School in semifinals 46-39 By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com An 11-3 second period run and a dominating defense – also known as in your face basketball — put Montezuma on top 20-10 at halftime as the Braves defeated Iowa Mennonite School 46-39 in the semifinals of the Class 1A District 8 basketball […]

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Grinnell’s Ford honored at state media competition

February 24, 2015 Education

Earns 1st, 2nd and 3rd in ‘Best Sports Broadcast’ Wartburg College student media organizations won 29 awards at the annual Iowa College Media Association conference, Feb. 5-6, in Des Moines. Nathan Ford of Grinnell was among the honorees, earning first, second and third place in “Best Sports Broadcast” for coverage of Wartburg football versus Central, […]

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Driver’s license office to be closed March 4

February 24, 2015 Agriculture News

The office for the Poweshiek County Driver’s License Services will be closed on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 for mandatory training.

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