Michaela Kendall

03/22/2017 - 11:38am

DIKE – For the past several months, the students of the Dike-New Hartford High School Robotics Club have put in hundreds of hours of work, tinkering and toiling to create the perfect robot.

This weekend, all of their hard work will be put to the test as they enter their robot in the Regional First Robotics Competition in Cedar Falls, where they will battle against 60 other teams...

03/22/2017 - 11:37am
GRUNDY CENTER – Last Thursday, Iowa Democratic Chairman Derek Eadon made a stop in Grundy Center, where he talked rural outreach and goal-setting with members of the Grundy County Democratic party. Eadon, who’s new to the position of Chairman, said his goal is to sit down and listen to party members from across the state, and hear...
03/22/2017 - 11:27am
Longtime employees and members of the Frederick family say ‘Goodbye’ to the community and reflect on memories  GRUNDY CENTER – After over 80 years of doing business in Grundy Center, Frederick Furniture has announced that it will be closing its doors. The exact closing date has not yet been determined, but the store is...
03/15/2017 - 9:37am
DIKE – Next week, work will begin on an extensive, $4 million project to update and improve the City of Dike’s sewer plant. According to City Supervisor Shane Metz, the project will include the construction of a new lift station and pumps – which will increase and improve overall flow and capacity – as well as several new...
03/08/2017 - 4:38pm
When she was nine years old, Ashli Van Deest began to draw. “I used to stuff my backpack full of pencils and paper, and go to the library,” Van Deest recalls. “I would always rent those ‘How to Draw’ books, and practice drawing from them for hours on end.” Now a senior in high school with plans to study graphic...
03/08/2017 - 4:37pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Geselle Steenhoek, Grundy Center Elementary Music Teacher, has a different approach to teaching music. Unlike a typical classroom, the students lead in the learning. “The students really create their own sound,” Steenhoek said. “They learn music through play, movement, and improvisation.” Steenhoek...
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