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08/16/2018 - 10:10am

GRUNDY CENTER - Even though Crystal Bowl carries a rich history in Grundy Center dating back to the 1950s, that’s not stopping owner Jason Appel from rolling towards the future.

 

Just recently, Appel finished up a renovation to replace the old, wood lanes with new, synthetic lanes to make a better game for his customers.

 

This is the first time the...

08/16/2018 - 10:04am
GRUNDY CENTER - When she was nine-years-old, Ashli VanDeest of Grundy Center would stuff her backpack full of pencils and paper and head over to the library to study books on how to draw.   From then on, the budding young artist never put down her pencil; filling all of her free time with doodling, sketching and drawing. By her sophomore year...
08/16/2018 - 10:01am
WELLSBURG - Residents of Wellsburg lent a helping hand to neighbors over in Marshalltown after an EF3 tornado ripped through the city last month, devastating much in its path.   Coming together, residents and local Wellsburg organizations put together a Rally for Marshalltown, collecting items in a donation drive, and raising money through a...
08/15/2018 - 4:16pm
The annual Doggie Dip has become one of Conrad's most popular late summer attractions in the last few years, and 2018 was no different. A large crowd of canines and their owners showed up to cool off, relax and mark the closure of the pool for the season. Photos can be found below, and to purchase prints, click this link.  The photos...
08/15/2018 - 7:19am
JoAnn and Arnold Ennenga know they’re caught in an uphill battle against one of Conrad’s oldest, largest and most revered employers—a place they themselves both worked for decades—but they aren’t going down without a fight.             Mrs. Ennenga led a group of...
08/15/2018 - 7:14am
Alysa Fettkether finds writing a cathartic form of therapy, a way to document her surroundings and unleash her feelings while she navigates life as a high school student. But as of last week, it’s also helping her financially: the Dike-New Hartford junior-to-be will receive a $500 scholarship from the United Nations Education, Scientific and...
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