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02/18/2019 - 1:25pm

GRUNDY COUNTY - Two people have died as the result of a weather-related head-on collision on Highway 14 eight miles northwest of Conrad on Sunday afternoon.

 

According to a press release issued by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Justin Kime of Stewartville, Minnesota,...

02/13/2019 - 8:18am
If Conrad is going to grow and develop in the years ahead, how can all of its needs be met? And are labels like ‘snob hill’ and ‘the Ankeny of Marshalltown’ terms of endearment or pejoratives that should be shunned?             No question was off limits as Iowa State...
02/13/2019 - 8:14am
Students at BCLUW will attend classes on one and a half days previously allotted for spring break, two more that had been scheduled as teacher inservice days and an additional two at the end of May after the school board unanimously approved a compromise proposal at a special meeting last Wednesday morning.       ...
02/13/2019 - 8:09am
A popular Central Iowa-based classic rock cover band has been booked as the headliner for this year’s Black Dirt Days festivities in downtown Conrad on June 7 and 8, and according to members of the event committee, it’s one of their biggest gets yet.             Standing Hampton...
02/13/2019 - 8:06am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $41,000 contract with Karr Tuckpointing for the courthouse building during its regular meeting on Monday morning.             Chairman Mark Schildroth called Karr “an honest outfit” and praised the company’s work...
02/13/2019 - 8:00am
The newspapers made the news as industry professionals across the state attended the annual Iowa Newspaper Association Convention and Trade Show.             The three-day convention kicked off on Wednesday, February 6 with a legislative meet-and-greet where reporters and legislators from...
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