Michaela Kendall

07/11/2018 - 3:04pm

GRUNDY CENTER - Many locals are already bustling with excitement at the news of a coffee shop opening in downtown Grundy Center, but Natalie Kracht, owner of Grundy Center’s newest business - The Natural Grind Health Market and Cafe - says she’s most excited of all to be opening up her business here in town late next month.

 

Kracht, a GCHS graduate, decided to...

05/23/2018 - 9:05am
Up-and-coming country singer Jay Allen – a 2004 Dike-New Hartford graduate and native of Stout who’s pursuing a music career in Nashville – has been making headlines recently with his new song: “Blank Stares.”   In his poignant and emotionally stirring new song, Allen shares the story of his mother, Sherry Rich,...
05/23/2018 - 8:58am
Sunday afternoon, family, friends and community members packed into the gymnasium to celebrate the graduation of Grundy Center High School’s Class of 2018.             The ceremony began with a welcome from the Class of 2018 President, Amber Laube, who gave a speech titled “Life...
05/15/2018 - 5:36pm
GRUNDY CENTER – When he was just 8-years-old, Jesse Lamp remembers building a kite with his father and his younger brother.   “The kite was made of wood sticks and plastic, and it was a little shoddy,” Lamp recalls. “When we took it out to fly it, I remember we got it up in the air but then it just slammed down and...
05/15/2018 - 5:33pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Soon enough, a new life will be breathed into an old building along Grundy Center’s Main Street.   After a lengthy application process and months of waiting, the City of Grundy Center found out earlier this month that they were awarded a $500,000 grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority, which will fund a...
05/15/2018 - 5:31pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Longtime Grundy Center Middle School and High School art teacher, Ronda Sternhagen, was recently named Grundy Center’s Teacher of the Year by the Masons of Emerald Lodge 334 here in town.   “It’s very humbling,” Sternhagen said of her award. “Teachers in general don’t think in terms of...
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