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GMG duo bowls to 8th place as members of Marshalltown team

WATERLOO — A young Marshalltown boys bowling team which includes two GMG bowlers couldn’t maintain a strong start, finishing eighth in the Class 3A state team tournament at Cadillac XBC on Monday night. The Bobcats finished seventh in the 15-Baker pre-bracket play with 2,901 pins. In ...

Stein resigns as GMG superintendent following medical leave

GARWIN – After two months of uncertainty during which the chief of Central Rivers AEA stepped in to fill the vacancy, Green Mountain-Garwin Community School District Superintendent Kym Stein, who first took medical leave in December, has resigned from the position effective ...

Woodbury sinks 1,000th career point

GARWIN – The GMG boys’ basketball team used a balanced attack to bounce Collins-Maxwell in last Friday’s Iowa Star Conference South Division game, 86-75, but one player certainly stood out above the rest – senior Jabari Woodbury who, while piling up 22 points total against the ...

GMG high school classes canceled for broken pipes

GARWIN – The GMG Community School District did not escape last month’s problem of frozen water pipes caused by wind chills falling to around -25 degrees. On Tuesday Jan. 16, the school district had not yet discovered any broken pipes. Officials took steps to cancel classes that day because ...

Ag scholarships available for 2024 high school seniors residing in Grundy Co.

Attention all Grundy County 2024 seniors interested in an agriculture career! The Grundy Center Community School District Foundation is offering an opportunity for scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in Grundy County and are seeking a degree or training in an agriculture field, i.e. ...

Area athletes selected for 2023 T-R All-Area Football Team

Several talented Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG football players were recently named to the 2023 Times-Republican All-Area Football Team alongside Rebels head coach John Olson who was named Co-Coach of the Year. G-R’s Isaac Clark and GMG’s Slate Witte, both seniors, were named as quarterback ...

GMG senior takes first place at 2023 Skilled Trades Convention

GARWIN — As the son of MD Construction owner Matt DeSchamp, Matthew DeSchamp Jr. has grown up knowing the importance of the trades and having a chance to learn some of the skills associated with them. Recently, the GMG senior, who is dual-enrolled at Marshalltown Community College, was ...

GMG gets perfect CTE readiness score in state report

GARWIN – The GMG Community School District was the only local district to receive a perfect rating in an academic category in the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) Iowa School Performance Profiles, released Oct. 26. Using a scale of 1 to 100, GMG earned a 100 in making students ready for ...