Michaela Kendall

04/18/2018 - 10:54am
WELLSBURG – For small town fire departments with tight budgets, it can be hard to find funding for equipment updates, says Wellsburg Fire Chief Greg Winger. But, thanks to generously awarded grant dollars, the Wellsburg Fire Department recently received over $40,000 to purchase much-needed safety equipment.
 
So far this year, the Wellsburg Fire...
03/30/2018 - 9:10am
The newest senior living development in Grundy Center – Creekside Cottages, located on the east edge of town – is now open, with residents expected to move in by the middle of next month.             The Cottages, constructed by Western Home Communities in partnership with the...
03/30/2018 - 9:05am
A new development at the Iowa DOT shed on the north edge of Grundy Center has many residents and passersby curious about what’s being built on the property.             According to Iowa DOT representatives, the large, 410-foot tall radio tower is being built by Motorola and will be...
03/21/2018 - 11:38am
STOUT – For the past several years, members of the Stout Ballpark Task Force have been spearheading a revival project at the old Stout Astrodome.   The group hopes that facility upgrades, such as adding ADA-compliant restrooms and a new concession stand, will help bring more teams out to join the league, and more spectators to enjoy the...
03/21/2018 - 11:37am
Council members discuss need for overhaul of grant guidelines, parameters GRUNDY CENTER – During Monday night’s meeting, the Grundy Center City Council picked up discussion on agenda item that was tabled at the last meeting: the decision to award or not to award a $20,000 BIG Grant to Dave Loftus for upgrades to two of the commercial...
03/21/2018 - 11:31am
DIKE – At about 10 o’clock at night in the midst of the bitterly cold January winter, Dike resident Todd Joslin was roused from sleep when his dog began to bark.   Initially he brushed it off, but the incessant barking continued. Fearing that the noise would wake their children, Todd and his wife got up, and went to check on the...
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