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12/14/2017 - 9:03am

ORANGE CITY – No matter what difficulties Tim Rose has faced in his running career, he has steadfastly believed in hard work resulting in success.

 

Rose, an Iowa Falls native who ran at South Hardin, now in his senior season with the Northwestern College men's cross country and track and field teams in Orange City, was one of many influenced by the late Clint...

12/13/2017 - 10:24am
GRUNDY CENTER – The holidays are traditionally a time of giving, and the congregation at the First Baptist Church of Grundy Center is making an extra effort to give back locally this season. During Sunday’s church service, Pastor Nathan Barkley – on behalf of the church – presented three checks to three different area...
12/13/2017 - 7:58am
Just over a week after authorities positively identified the body of 28-year-old Michael Johns of Grundy Center in rural Floyd County, law enforcement officials have not publicly named any persons of interest in the suspected homicide.             Johns went missing on October 25 and was last...
12/13/2017 - 7:53am
Shane Metz still vividly remembers his first Waterloo Black Hawks game. It was 1980, he worked at John Deere, the union provided him with free tickets and the beverages were aplenty.             “If something’s free, you’re gonna go,” he said. “I went and had a...
12/07/2017 - 7:44am
PARKERSBURG – Nolan Freeman won't see the fruits of his labor first-hand.   But it gives the Grundy Center senior pride to know that he has the Spartan wrestling program on the brink of a rebirth.   As part of Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center wrestling for the last two seasons, Freeman has been hard at work...
12/06/2017 - 7:51am
Last week, The Des Moines Register broke the news that MedPharm Iowa had received approval from the Department of Public Health to become the first and likely only producer of medical cannabis in the state. In a surprising twist, the landmark enterprise has Grundy County connections: NuCara Pharmacy Founder and President TJ Johnsrud is a...
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