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Haunted Hallways

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The Haunted Hallways is a unique event that GMG-Garwin Secondary School does every year. This year’s Haunted Hallways, held Oct. 31, was a success, with 195 visitors. The GMG Student Council raised $970. The student council planned the layout and themes for the first two floors of the ...

GMG Junior High XC finishes stellar season

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The girls JH cross country team was second in the conference and was 14th at state this year. According to Coach Steve Farrell, the Rosedale twins were star athletes by helping recruit other people to join the team. Farrell said they promoted the team when it needed more runners. The best ...

Meet GMG’s Mrs. Farrell

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Mrs. Lexie Farrell became a teacher out of jealousy. “I got to sit in on my husband’s (Steve Farrell’s) classroom and see how he (taught) and coached,” she said. “I was actually jealous of him and wanted to have that connection with kids like he had with his students and ...

Gracias, Señora Peña

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Mrs. Eulalia Peña has been teaching for 22 years. Before teaching, Peña was a social worker at a secondary school in Yecuatla, Veracruz México. Her first teaching job was in the same school called Secondary School Salvador Diaz Miròn. Peña’s first teaching job in the United States ...

2022 GMG High School football season ends

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GMG hosted Colo-Nesco on October 14 for its annual Homecoming game. In total, the Wolverines had 143 passing yards leading to 2 passing touchdowns. GMG had 2 fumble recoveries with a fumble return for a touchdown. For the season closer, GMG beat Springville 40- 38. The Wolverines had ...

GMG Concert Band

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The GMG Concert Band performed in the old gym on October 11. Director Chas Beeler (far left) leads the band. PHOTO BY JAIMIE GARGAS

Grundy County goes green in honor of Veterans Day

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The Grundy County Courthouse and Annex Building were lit in green all last week in honor of Veterans Day as part of a new county government initiative meant to spark a national conversation and ‘greenlight’ Veterans forward as valued members of America’s communities. According to Grundy ...

Miracle on Main ushers in holiday season in Reinbeck

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The 24th annual Miracle on Main celebration took place in downtown Reinbeck last Friday and Saturday and although it was certainly cold – and snowing! – this traditional kickoff to the holiday season was another great success thanks to a full year of planning by committee members. There ...

Gladbrook Auxiliary hosts Veterans Day program at Westbrook Acres

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The Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary hosted a Veterans Day Program at Westbrook Acres on Friday, November 11. Americanism Chairman Lisa Reinhard was in charge of the program. Pianist Sue Koster got everyone into the spirit by playing a medley of patriotic music. Lisa welcomed a large ...

Former GMG coach pleads guilty, sentenced

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A former GMG High School volleyball coach and South Tama paraeducator plead guilty to sexual exploitation last week and was sentenced. Brycelyn Haughey, 23, of Toledo entered a written plea of guilty and was sentenced in Iowa District Court on November 10 to the charge (Count 6) of sexual ...