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04/18/2018 - 10:54am
WELLSBURG – For small town fire departments with tight budgets, it can be hard to find funding for equipment updates, says Wellsburg Fire Chief Greg Winger. But, thanks to generously awarded grant dollars, the Wellsburg Fire Department recently received over $40,000 to purchase much-needed safety equipment.
 
So far this year, the Wellsburg Fire...
04/11/2018 - 7:41am
Just months after a contentious dissolution vote that revealed deep divisions between residents in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district, Superintendent David Hill and the board of education are staring down another difficult question: what do we do with an unoccupied building?            ...
04/10/2018 - 10:44pm
State Senator-elect Annette Sweeney faced the daunting task of mounting a special election campaign in just three weeks after the resignation of former Majority Leader Bill Dix, but she also held a pair of key advantages: built-in name recognition and an almost two-to-one ratio of registered Republicans to Democrats. The former state...
04/10/2018 - 10:18am
An Aplington woman was transported to Covenant Hospital in Waterloo after a one-vehicle rollover on T19 southwest of Aplington on Sunday evening.             According to a police report, 49-year-old Renee Grace left the Aplington Casey’s and lost control of her 2007 Ford Escape at about...
04/04/2018 - 1:19pm
Eventually, the weather's going to get decent enough where most of the student-athletes at area high schools can get into competition for the season.   While northern Iowa continues to thaw out, here's some things to keep an eye on in the months to come.   This is a great start at looking at some of the potential big stories in...
04/04/2018 - 10:49am
REINBECK – Clarksville native and American Idol contestant Maddie Poppe took a break from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood last week to make an appearance at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, where she gave an empowering speech to local elementary school students about overcoming obstacles and chasing success.   Poppe shared some...
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