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12/13/2017 - 10:26am

Local organization donates funds to Operation Threshold 

GRUNDY CENTER – A brand new group – 100+ Women Who Care in Grundy County – has banded together to support local causes and organizations around the county, just in time for the holiday season.

The group describes themselves as a passionate group of local women who each are committed to...

12/13/2017 - 10:24am
GRUNDY CENTER – The holidays are traditionally a time of giving, and the congregation at the First Baptist Church of Grundy Center is making an extra effort to give back locally this season. During Sunday’s church service, Pastor Nathan Barkley – on behalf of the church – presented three checks to three different area...
12/13/2017 - 7:58am
Just over a week after authorities positively identified the body of 28-year-old Michael Johns of Grundy Center in rural Floyd County, law enforcement officials have not publicly named any persons of interest in the suspected homicide.             Johns went missing on October 25 and was last...
12/13/2017 - 7:53am
Shane Metz still vividly remembers his first Waterloo Black Hawks game. It was 1980, he worked at John Deere, the union provided him with free tickets and the beverages were aplenty.             “If something’s free, you’re gonna go,” he said. “I went and had a...
12/13/2017 - 7:49am
Cara Doak is well aware of the preconceived notions that outsiders may hold about competitive dance, but to the six girls that she coaches, the 120-second routine they get to present once a year is a monumental occasion.             “It’s not like a regular team where if one girl...
12/13/2017 - 7:43am
Accounting is a notoriously tedious and mentally arduous line of work, but Doug Jordan stuck it out for four decades in Grundy Center—on his own, no less. Now, he’s finally preparing to enjoy a much-deserved retirement: although, as he admits, he hasn’t made any grandiose plans just yet.       ...
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