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ACCESS here to help

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Domestic and sexual abuse are two things people hope they never have to go through. In the event one does it is imperative to have resources to reach out to. Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support or ACCESS is a victim service agency that helps survivors of domestic and sexual ...

Rebels earn fall all-state honors

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Though it was an unusual season to say the least, Gladbrook-Reinbeck student-athletes excelled throughout the fall sports seasons, several earning all-state honors at the conclusion of their seasons. Two seniors on the state-qualifying Rebels football team were named to the Iowa Print Sports ...

Santa coming to Gladbrook

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Celebrating the start of the holiday season will be different this year in Gladbrook. The Commercial Club is excited to announce that on Wednesday, November 18, on Main Street, from 6-8pm, Santa will be greeting everyone with a smile and a wave. This will be a “drive-by” event. Santa will ...

Waltermire to rep GMG at State Swim Meet

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WEST DES MOINES — Every tick of time off the clock moved the Bobcats’ bubble closer to bursting, but the Marshalltown girls’ swimming team didn’t want to see its season pop for the second year in a row. The same four swimmers combined to shave critical seconds off their seed times in ...

Miracle on Main changes course in Reinbeck

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It is with the utmost consideration for our communities in Reinbeck and the surrounding counties, that we have made the decision to transition to a completely “contactless” Miracle on Main. The Schedule of Events will not proceed as originally planned, as we have decided to eliminate any ...

Tama County 4-H joins state in food collection

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Iowans are invited to join the State 4-H Council in a community effort to donate nonperishable food items throughout the month of November. Food items will then be donated to local food pantries, churches, etc., in their respective counties following the end of the month. According to  ...

Girls State scheduled for June

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The American Legion Auxiliary Iowa Girls State program is one of the premier programs sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. The program was started by a dream of four women to teach young women about the political process. At the ALA Girls State girls develop leadership skills, ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck applies for remote learning waiver

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Gladbrook-Reinbeck schools announced late Tuesday that the district has applied to the State departments of education and public health for a district-wide waiver to conduct full remote learning for PK-12 students. The remote learning plan has not been put into action yet and is pending ...

Work release escapee fails to report to facility

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Maurice Lamont Turner, 45, failed to report back to the Department of Corrections Marshalltown Residential Facility on Saturday. Turner is a Black man, with a height of 5’7″ and a weight of 262 pounds. He was convicted of domestic abuse assault in Tama County and was admitted to the ...

Republicans sweep Tama and Grundy County races in 2020

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Republicans in Tama County have captured all races in Tuesday’s 2020 General Election. In the upset of the night, William Faircloth (R-Toledo) overtook three-term incumbent Kendall Jordan (D-Toledo) in a race for the Tama County District 2 Supervisor seat. Unofficial vote totals show ...