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10/18/2017 - 1:48pm

GRUNDY CENTER – A heated discussion ensued inside the Grundy Center city council chambers Monday night, as a number of citizens living near or around the former First Baptist Church lot showed up to speak out against the possible development of a three-story apartment building on the property – a plan that was proposed to the City by Echo Development back in July, but has not yet...

10/18/2017 - 8:05am
The normally idyllic and serene Wolf Creek Park just east of Beaman got a whole lot louder on Friday morning as a group of energetic BCLUW elementary school students invaded the area for a nature walk in conjunction with Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative.             “At the...
10/16/2017 - 4:48pm
INDEPENDENCE – Kyle Koppen and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team had to move forward.   The Rebels couldn't dwell on the previous Saturday's loss to Hudson in a mud pit in Gladbrook.   In fact, G-R needed to maintain their poise more than ever as they had to move their final regular-season home game to Independence, due...
10/16/2017 - 2:54pm
A John Deere implement group that started in Grundy Center four decades ago and has since expanded to three other locations will merge with Van Wall, the largest agricultural equipment company in Iowa, after an official announcement to employees on Friday.             The properties of Phelps...
10/11/2017 - 7:20am
Longtime GOP staffer reflects on travels, politics and small town roots   For two cities in the same country, Conrad, Iowa, and Washington, D.C., could hardly be more different, but somehow, some way, retired Republican staffer and lobbyist John Conrad III manages to fit in like a glove in both places. On Sunday morning, he stops into Casey...
10/11/2017 - 7:13am
For the 34 members of the BCLUW FFA chapter who received their jackets on Sunday evening, the ceremony represented more than just the beginning of a new year: it’s an entirely new era under the leadership of ambitious director and second year Vocational Agriculture instructor Tara Leytham.         ...
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