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Garwin News

Gladbrook American Legion and Auxiliary to hold GMG flag raising ceremony

The Gladbrook American Legion and Auxiliary will conduct a first day of school flag raising at GMG Elementary School in Green Mountain on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 10:00 a.m. Americanism Chairman Lisa Reinhart will host the service. The Gladbrook Jr. Auxiliary will raise the American flag while the ...

Thirteen Quilts of Valor presented in Garwin

Thirteen area men and women were honored for their service to this country as they protected our freedom. Each service man or woman was presented with a Quilt of Valor during ceremonies at the Garwin City Park during a ceremony held on July 2. Members of the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety were on ...

Wayne Judge Sr. Memorial Antique Power Show held in Garwin

The Wayne Judge Sr. Memorial Antique Power Show was held in Garwin City Park on July 2. Featured was a vast array of antique tractors and equipment, Hit-n-miss engines, cars, and even a 76-year-old motorcycle. The annual show is sponsored by the Garwin Lions Club and is under the direction of ...

Slingluff retires as Garwin librarian

The Garwin Public Library family and friends said a fond farewell to librarian Lola Slingluff as an Open House was held to honor her retirement. Lola summed up her position as she stated, “I just love reading!” After nearly 14 years of being the friendly face of the Garwin Public ...

Vacation Bible School is here

What would summer vacation be without summer Vacation Bible School? Five churches have joined together to create an action-packed, fun-filled, Bible-based, Vacation Bible School experience. Our kids need action oriented activities during the long, hot summer months and parents really need a ...

GMG celebrates Commencement 2022

GMG Commencement was held at Garwin on May 15. Thirty-nine students were on the class roll. The class motto was: “Today is the tomorrow we dreamed about yesterday.” Salutatorian Abe Dieleman presented the Welcome to the large crowd. The Senior Video was shown. Put together by the Senior ...

Tama County Vietnam Veterans journey to D.C. as part of Waterloo Honor Flight

For a trio of Tama County Vietnam Veterans, Wednesday, May 11, will certainly remain in their hearts and minds as a day of both joy and somber reflection – the day each man visited Washington, D.C. for both the very first time and as a member of the 27th Sullivan Hartogh Davis Cedar Valley ...

Wolverines medal in several events at Lew Lundy Relays

Despite wholly uncooperative weather leading to cancelation after cancelation this spring sports season in Iowa, several members of the GMG track team have still managed to take top honors in the few meets that have taken place including at the Lew Lundy Relays in Montezuma on April ...

Retired GMG teacher publishes book, opens new chapter

After spending more than three decades in the classroom at GMG Community School District helping young children learn to read and write, retired teacher Sue Ewoldt opened a new chapter in her career by self-publishing a 30-page children’s book, “Huxley and Howard.” Ewoldt shared her ...