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News from the Black Hawk Nighthawks

The Black Hawk Nighthawks 4-H Club held their regular monthly meeting Sunday, November 13th. For this meeting, we started off with a guest speaker, Mike Rickert, who shared his knowledge and advice about bread baking, including how he grinds his own wheat for the bread. He made two loaves in ...

December Christmas brunch Dec. 13

The Grundy Area Women's Connection is planning a December Christmas brunch on Tuesday, December 13 at 12:30 PM in the Reinbeck Memorial Building. ALL area women are welcome and encouraged to attend the Christmas brunch, the theme "All Things Christmas." NOTE: We are meeting one week early this ...

EM/GMG Wrestling-CONRAD

CONRAD - East Marshall/GMG (1-1, 1-1 NICL) traveled to Conrad tonight and wrestled AGWSR and host South Harding/BCLUW. The Mustangs will be in action next when they travel to Montezuma and participate in the Montezuma Invitational on Saturday. S-B 64 AGWSR 12 EM/GMG 51 AGWSR 18 160 ...

EM/GMG Wrestling-MONTEZUMA

MONTEZUMA - East Marshall/GMG traveled to Montezuma today and participated in the Montezuma Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The Mustangs will be in action next when they travel to Traer and wrestle Hudson and host GRNT on Thursday. 1. Pella 155.5. 2. Pleasantville 127. 3. EM/GMG 110. 4. ...

Tama County Supervisors By Joyce Wiese

Tama County Engineer Lyle Brehm met with the Tama County Board of Supervisors Monday morning with a contrtact for the Buckingham Bridge in Section 23. Supervisors approved the contract which will be sent to t he contractor and will then come back to the county. The contract was awarded in ...

GMG school board member awarded Basics of Boardsmanship certificate

GMG school board member awarded Basics of Boardsmanship certificate Des Moines, Iowa – At the Iowa Association of School Boards’ (IASB) 71st Annual Convention on Nov. 17, board member Bill Backoff was awarded a certificate for completing the Basics of Boardsmanship Certificate. Through ...

Gladbrook’s 20th annual tree lighting festivities

Gladbrook’s 20th annual tree lighting festivities was held on Wed., Nov. 30th. It was a cold wet night with light snow flurries coming down, but that didnít stop the crowd from enjoying “Gladbrook’s Whooville”. Adults of all ages and excited kids enjoyed the activities. The upper ...

Message from Our Mayor

Thanksgiving is over and we made it to the first full week of December before we got snow. Wasn’t it pretty outside Sunday morning with fresh snow coming down. I know there are some Scrooges out there that will say Sash is crazy if he thinks that snow is pretty but I bet they all smiled ...

Early morning fire devastates downtown Gladbrook

An early morning fire Monday morning, December 5, destroyed the original Wentzien Hardware building, owned by Mike Wentzien, in downtown Gladbrook. The building was established in 1901. It has not been determined the cause of the fire. Gladbrook Fire Department was called out at approximately ...