Michaela Kendall

01/09/2019 - 9:07am

Longtime local business, Jesco Welding and Machine, is undertaking a large addition project that will add nearly 10,000 square feet of extra space to the existing building in order to keep up with current demand.

 

Jesco owner Jason Monaghan says he’s had the idea for the expansion for a number of years now, but decided it was finally...

01/09/2019 - 9:05am
Area fire departments had a busy New Year’s Day, as they responded to a house fire that badly damaged a home in Reinbeck.   Reinbeck Fire Chief Chris Heasley says the fire - which happened at 111 Clark St. in Reinbeck - was reported just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1.   Volunteer members of the Reinbeck and Grundy Center Fire...
01/09/2019 - 9:02am
At their first meeting of the new year, the Reinbeck City Council voted to appoint council member Ash Larsen as mayor, after former mayor Tim Johnson resigned at the end of 2018.   Larsen indicated that he would take over as mayor until the next election. Council member Nathan Ragsdale remains mayor pro tem.   The council will appoint a...
01/02/2019 - 10:26am
The start of the new year means the merger between the Grundy Center Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Grundy Center is official, and the group is now looking forward to a busy first year as a combined Chamber-Main Street organization.   Lisa Bienfang, Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street Director, says the organization will have a lot of...
01/02/2019 - 10:17am
Across the globe, there’s a transformation underway in the recycling sector caused by the drop in value for recyclable goods. Many towns and cities across the nation are being forced to re-evaluate their current recycling programs or raise rates, as it’s not always financially viable to continue recycling as it was done in the past....
12/26/2018 - 10:20am
It’s the season of giving, and students at Grundy Center Elementary are doing their part to help others by putting together “Be Brave Bags” which will be handed out to kids being treated at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.   GC Elementary Resource Teacher Katie Lechtenberg is leading a group of 13 students in first...
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