The coldest February in Butler County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Clear Creek-Amana, Dike-New Hartford, North Linn victorious on state championship Saturday
DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) - Three more teams are bringing state championship trophies back to Eastern Iowa. Clear Creek-Amana completed an undefeated season in 4A, handling Waverly-Shell Rock 43-29. In 2A, Dike-New Hartford completed a ‘four-peat,’ lifting their fourth girls basketball state championship trophy. The Wolverines won a close contest...
What we learned from Dike-New Hartford's fourth-straight 2A girls state basketball title
DES MOINES — Dike-New Hartford keeps making history. The Wolverine volleyball team turned in a historic 50-0 season this past fall. On Saturday, the Wolverine girls basketball team became the second program in state 5-on-5 history to claim four consecutive titles by edging Panorama, 48-46, in the 2A girls state championship game.
Rebels Season Ends With Semi-final Loss
Dike-New Hartford defeated Sioux Central 58-44 in a class 2A semi-final game Friday at the girls State Basketball Tournament. The Wolverines used a 50-32 edge in rebounding to help them reach the state title game for the 4th year in a row. They can become only the second team to ever 4-peat as champions (Ankeny won four straight titles from 2002-2005) when they play Panorama Saturday afternoon.
Grundy Center Man Arrested on Drug Charges
Grundy County authorities have arrested a Grundy Center man on multiple drug and weapon charges after executing a search warrant at his rural home. 20 year old Carter Jacobsen was taken into custody late last week. Deputies found 2 pounds of marijuana, assorted other drug paraphernalia, $8,000 in cash and an AR-15. Jacobsen made his initial appearance, and has been released after posting a surety bond.
TBA, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Hampton High School basketball team will have a game with Varina High School on March 01, 2024, 18:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Sheffield as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Fire Captain Died in His Home
The Cedar Falls Fire Department has released that one of its own has died:. Fire Captain Brad Sherwood, age 56, died at his home in Grundy County, Iowa on February 23rd, 2024. The Grundy County Medical Examiner has ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Captain Sherwood joined the Cedar Falls Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter in 1997. Four years later, in 2001, he was hired as a firefighter. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2009. Captain Sherwood served on all of the fire shifts over his decades of service, and he was the department’s subject matter expert in fire truck maintenance and firefighter protective gear. He received many awards and commendations throughout his career and he was honored as the Fire Department’s Fire Officer of the Year for 2015.
Panther Girls Advance To State Basketball Semifinals
Coach Boettecher and the Panorama Panthers had their first game in the Wells Fargo Arena for the 2024 Girls State Basketball Tournament. The Panthers faced off against the Grundy Center Spartans in the Class 2A Quarterfinals, and defeated the Spartans 59-49, advancing the Class 2A semifinals. The Panthers will play again in the semifinals against the Westwood Rebels on Friday with the game starting at 11:45AM.
G-R honors February Character Award recipients
Congratulations to Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s February Character Award recipients! Those honored in February include TK students Callen Bueghly and Caysen Voshell; kindergarten students Evah Miller, Brecken Thede, Audie Lehmann, Tucker Rodenbourn-Kartous, and Teagyn Schick; first graders Samuel Lynn, Peter Muller, and Giovanni Sabbah; second graders Vincent Peter, Theo Yockey, and Elizabeth Neal; third graders Britley Cheville, Livy Moore, Wyatt Schildroth, Regan Boldt, and Nolan Johnson; fourth graders Zalee’a Madison, Braxtyn Rivera, and Lance VanHauen; fifth graders Owen Heasley and Piper Wilson; sixth graders Dayton Briggs, Carter Egesdal, and Allen Baker.
Hampton-Dumont-CAL students win statewide food and restaurant management competition
DES MOINES, Iowa – For a third straight year, teams from Hampton-Dumont-Cal High School are the kings of Iowa’s culinary mountain. The students were crowned champions for culinary and restaurant management at the 2024 Iowa ProStart® Invitational. They will now represent Iowa at the National ProStart Invitational in Baltimore, MD, where 400 students from across the country will compete for millions of scholarship dollars and a national championship title.
2.28.24 – Cole & Company Podcast
Wednesday’s show begins with area sports news and scores. Grundy Center high school boys basketball coach Brent Thoren joins to look back on the Spartans highly successful regular season and to preview next Tuesday’s Class 2A State Tournament Quarterfinals against rival Hudson. Cedar Falls boys and girls basketball...
Final Rowan parade
Rowans’s final St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held Saturday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m. starting at the old school. According to Mayor Linnea Groom, “The event began in 2003 when Mike Thompson, Rowan’s resident leprechaun, walked the one block of Main Street in Irish green. Each year a few more bystanders watched, and eventually, parade entries began joining the fun. The parade route was extended. In 2012 the Rowan coffee group walked with Thompson and the event mushroomed.”
Solon girls win state championship
The 3rd-ranked Solon girls basketball team is now #1. The Spartans defeated top-ranked Estherville Lincoln Central, 54-47 Friday night is Des Moines in a game you heard right here on The Mighty 1630 KCJJ. Hawkeye commit Callie Levin led the way with 27 points with Hailey Miller adding 14. Anna...
Panorama vs. Grundy Center: Live score, Iowa high school girls basketball state tournament recap (2/27/2024)
Panorama didn't take its first lead until the third quarter, but was able to cruise in the fourth quarter to a 59-49 win over Grundy Center in a Class 2A quarterfinal game of the Iowa high school girls state tournament. Jaidyn Sellers hit two free throws with 4:45 to play in the third quarter ...
Rebels head back to state!
OELWEIN — When the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat 10th-ranked Kee Community in last Saturday’s Class 1A Substate 6 final, only the Rebels expected it. It’s those same expectations that got G-R that far in the first place. Senior point guard Isaac Clark scored a career-high...
Panther Game Plan for Semifinal Match Up
The Panorama Panther girls defeated the Grundy Center Spartans in the Class 2A Quarterfinals match up in the 2024 Girls State Basketball tournament, securing the Panthers place in the semifinals matchup against the 22-0 Westwood Rebels with the game starting at 11:45AM. If the Panthers can defeat the Rebels, they will face the winner between Dike-New Hartford and Sioux Central in the State Championship match up. If the Panthers are defeated by the Rebels, their season will come to a close.
North Linn trounces Montezuma in state quarterfinal, Grundy Center falls to Panorama
North Linn went up 35-6 at halftime against Montezuma in the class 1A quarterfinal en route to a 68-38 win. The Lynx advance to lay St. Albert in the semifinal round on Friday. Grundy Center went up 15-4 in the first quarter, but surrendered a comeback from Panorama, with the...
Dike-New Hartford begins quest for 4th straight title with 30-point win over Cascade
DES MOINES, Iowa — The #1 D-NH girls basketball team has a chance to be only the 3rd team in Iowa history to win four consecutive State titles. The Wolverines beat Cascade 58-28 in Tuesday's quarterfinals.
Bradford’s Money Outlook on Biotech Mergers
To hear Bradford’s Money Outlook on Biotech and Mergers, click on the audio file below:. Forest City Girls Basketball vs. Estherville-Lincoln Central 3A State Tournament 4:45 PM Pregame KIOW. ISU Coaches Show following FC Basketball KIOW. Tuesday, February 27th. Valparaiso Men’s Basketball at UNI 6:30 PM Airtime 7:05 PM...