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08/23/2017 - 5:11pm

   GRUNDY CENTER – Separated by nine miles of road on Iowa Highway 175, Reinbeck and Grundy Center's high school football programs have been locked in a rivalry that has become one of the state's longest and most persistent.

   For 66 years, the Spartans and Rams battled for bragging rights in their southeastern corner of Grundy County. When the proud...

08/23/2017 - 11:29am
A Dike native who excelled in sports at Aplington-Parkersburg High School and spent the last five years of his career at the State Training School in Eldora began work as a Grundy County sheriff’s deputy last Monday.             Zach Andersen, now 31 and residing in Dike with his wife...
08/23/2017 - 9:41am
GRUNDY CENTER – As the start of the 2017-2018 school year kicks off, the Grundy Center Community School District welcomes 13 new teachers to its ranks. In the Elementary School, new employees include: Kassandra Albright and Stephanie Smith, who will be teaching 3rd grade; and Amber Haskovec, who will be teaching transitional Kindergarten. In...
08/23/2017 - 9:39am
GRUNDY CENTER – On Sunday night, over 50 people gathered at the Grundy Center Fire Department for a retirement party that sent off three longtime volunteer firefighters with a combined 83 years of service. Kevin Kuester, who was a member of the department for 45 years; Dan Huffman, who was a member for 26 years; and Jessie Huisman, who was a...
08/17/2017 - 11:35am
Culpepper and Merriweather Circus comes to town GRUNDY CENTER – Last Friday morning, the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus rolled into town, setting up shop at the George Wilhelm Sports Complex. By that night, they had transformed the area into a lively spectacle complete with a big top tent, live jungle cats, and plenty of entertainment and...
08/16/2017 - 9:43am
A Grundy Center man faces a felony charge after a possible road rage incident in which he is accused of deliberately backing into one of the city’s Municipal Utilities vehicles and causing over $1,000 in damage.             Steven Brent Jones, age 57, has been charged with one count of...
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