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Garwin News

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 ...

A worldly perspective

As a kid who grew up in Green Mountain, graduated from GMG High School and took his first job out of college not far from home at the Marshalltown Police Department, James Ulin could never have imagined just how much of the world he would end up seeing in his life. Ulin, who is currently ...

GMG schools eyeing early March for full return to classrooms

A month after a water pipe break caused major damage at the GMG Secondary school in Garwin, progress has remained steady toward a target of March 6 for all junior high and senior high students to return to 100 percent in-person learning. On Jan. 7 Secondary Principal Jaimie Gargas and teacher ...

Garwin woman guilty of stealing from school booster club

A Garwin woman has pled guilty to felony theft for stealing from the Green Mountain-Garwin School District Parents Association, also known as the GMG Booster Club. Johna Lin Smith, 35, of Garwin was arrested on Sept. 9, 2021 following an investigation by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office ...

Tama County 4-H participates in Ignite the Spirit

Since 2011, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation has hosted Operation Christmas Meal, a hunger relief effort supporting Iowa families in need of a helping hand, especially during the holidays. Throughout December, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation hosts Operation Christmas Meal events where they ...

Former GMG coach charged with sexual exploitation

A former coach and paraeducator at GMG has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation by a school employee and one count of dissemination and exhibition of obscene material to minors. Brycelyn Haughey, 22, of Toledo, was arrested on Dec. 15 following an ...

Tama Co. Extension offering Kids in the Kitchen youth program

What do happy kids, healthy foods and messy tables have in common? They are all part of the Kids in the Kitchen program offered through ISU Extension and Outreach. Throughout the months of September, October and November, 30 youth grades K-5th from Gladbrook, Garwin, and North Tama have had the ...

Sophomore Waltermire tallies top results for Marshalltown

GMG’s Lesli Waltermire makes her way through the water en route to a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle race at Thursday’s CIML Iowa Conference girls’ swimming meet at the Marshalltown YMCA/YWCA. Waltermire, who swims with the Marshalltown Bobcats team, registered the team’s ...

Meet Your Local Candidates: Justin Hornberg

GMG School Board Candidate: Justin Hornberg Age: 45 Profession: Location Manager New Century FS Garwin Education: AA from MCC Family: Wife-Kari, Daughter-Lexie, Son-Jarrett What motivated you to run for this office? I have been asked in the past about running for the board and ...