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Slingluff retires as Garwin librarian

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The Garwin Public Library family and friends said a fond farewell to librarian Lola Slingluff as an Open House was held to honor her retirement. Lola summed up her position as she stated, “I just love reading!” After nearly 14 years of being the friendly face of the Garwin Public ...

Tama County Fair set for July 11-17

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Each July, over 200 4-H and FFA members enter their exhibits at the Tama County Fair. Ribbons and trophies are earned. Even more important, goals are met, lessons are learned and friendships are made. The Tama County Livestock and Fair Association invites you to come to the Tama County Fair ...

Gladbrook Corn Carnival Collector’s Fair sees huge success

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The 25th annual Corn Carnival Collector’s Fair was a huge success with 26 exhibitors. The theme was “Century of Celebrations.” Suzanne Boldt won the adult door prize a Corn Carnival cookbook and the youth winner was Cade DeWitt, who won $10 in Gladbrook Theater Bucks. Exhibitors were: ...

Corteva celebrates 80th Anniversary of Dysart facility

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To celebrate 80 years of serving farmers, the Corteva Agriscience production facility in Dysart welcomed the community during an Open House on June 17. Approximately 150 guests, including local farmers, retired employees and community members, attended the event. Team members led ...

Wickam honored as ‘Best of the Class’

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Chloe Wickam from GMG High School was honored as a member of the 2022 Best of the Class. KWWL and the University of Northern Iowa recognized valedictorians or top graduating seniors from across eastern Iowa at a celebration on Saturday, May 21 at the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. KWWL Vice ...

Preserve summer bounty with local ISU extension classes

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Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy your home-grown produce year-round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home-preserved foods, say specialists with Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach. “Home food ...

GMG baseball falls in first round of playoffs

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Belle Plaine put an end to GMG baseball’s season Saturday, July 2, with a 10-4 victory in the first round of Class 1A District 5 action. GMG ends the campaign with an 8-13 record. The Wolverines scored two runs in the third inning to get within 5-2 and then scored two more in the bottom of ...

Rebels rise to rebuff Royals

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Sun Courier note: The second district semifinal between Gladbrook-Reinbeck and No. 5 Don Bosco on Tuesday, July 5, was suspended due to inclement weather with the score 9-5 G-R in the fourth inning. The game will resume at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, and the winner will take on North Tama ...

Little Free Pantries popping up in Tama County

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Tama County ISU Extension and Outreach, along with several others, has been working this summer to place Little Free Pantries throughout the county. The pantries were built for this project by students in a construction class at GMG High School this past spring and are being stocked by local ...

Gladbrook Corn Carnival 2022 Grand Parade winners

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There were an amazing number of outstanding entries in the 2022 Gladbrook Corn Carnival Grand Parade. Winners in the “Local Commercial” include: First place, Gladbrook Insurance, Annie Stocker; Second place, Pie Lady, Laura Bru; Third place, Hometown Family Market. Peace Church won First ...