Michaela Kendall

12/11/2018 - 4:27pm

REINBECK - Though it may be small, the city of Reinbeck is working in full force on community betterment projects - including a housing rehab program, revamping the parks, pools, trails and other amenities and building a strong business base.

 

“We’re not sitting idle,” says Reinbeck City Clerk Julie Wilkerson. “We have a lot of different...

12/05/2018 - 9:38am
An exciting new development is currently in the works for New Hartford, as a developer hopes to transform an empty plot of land at the north edge of town into the city’s newest housing development.   Though the process is still in the preliminary stages, the proposed housing addition could add up to 50 new houses to town, and eventually...
12/05/2018 - 9:34am
Progress on a renovation that would add apartment units to the upper story of the former Frederick Furniture building at 703 G Ave. has been temporarily stalled due to preservation requirements by the state.   Back in May, the City of Grundy Center and a private developer - Matthew Bockes - were awarded a $500,000 grant as part of a unique...
12/05/2018 - 9:31am
During their Monday night meeting, the Grundy Center City Council approved a $10,000 BIG Grant to Blain Moats for a storefront renovation project at Latta Harris.Blain Moats of Latta Harris in Grundy Center, says the storefront remodel has been a big need for some time now.   “The BIG grant will help replace the door and windows and the...
11/27/2018 - 4:02pm
GRUNDY CENTER - During their meeting last week, the Grundy Center School Board voted 4-1 against the first reading of an early retirement policy. Currently, the district does not have an early retirement policy, and they did not have one in place last year either, according to Superintendent Neil Mullen. Mullen reminded the board during the...
11/27/2018 - 3:59pm
DIKE - During a time when fire departments across the country are dealing with staffing shortages, rural volunteer fire departments - like the Dike Fire Department - are being hit even harder. According to FEMA, 71 percent of the nation’s firefighters are volunteers, and in Iowa, 90 percent are volunteers. In Dike, the department is 100...
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