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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 ...

Traer woman arrested, charged in husband’s 2021 murder

TRAER – A rural Traer woman has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the 2021 death of her husband. It’s been just over two-and-a-half years since Ryan Cooper, 42, was found dead at his rural Traer residence in the early morning hours of June 18, 2021, following a ...

Ukrainians visit IVH to learn about rehabilitation, reintegration of veterans

Eight Ukrainian citizens visited the Iowa Veterans Home on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The visit was made possible through Global Ties Iowa, an Iowa City nonprofit organization dedicated to diplomacy. Commandant Todd Jacobus said the day began with a tour of the IVH campus. In the afternoon, they met ...

Grundy Co. Heritage Museum Open House set for March 3

MORRISON – The annual Heritage Museum Open House will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Grundy County Heritage Museum at 204 Fourth Street in Morrison, Iowa. This is a free event. Come and tour the museum and enjoy free refreshments Special guest speaker, ...

Tama County Republicans hold county convention

TAMA – Tama County Republicans hosted 40 delegates from county-wide to the Tama County Republican Convention on Saturday, February 17 at the Tama Civic Center in Tama. The event was chaired by Mark Doland of rural Toledo. Tama County Attorney, Brent Heeren, of Toledo and Nancy Yuska of ...

Plan for Spring’s Windbreak Planting Now

It’s winter, and the blustery wind’s blowing. Some days it’s difficult to imagine spring’s not far away. No, it’s not too early to begin planning a new windbreak or an addition to an existing one. In fact, time is running out to apply for cost-share. Windbreaks are a great way ...

Rebels stun Keota again in search of state return!

VAN HORNE — Second verse, same as the first. The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat the previously undefeated Keota in the district finals for the second year in a row, handing the Eagles their first loss of the season with Tuesday’s 67-62 triumph in the Class 1A District 11 ...

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 ...