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05/23/2018 - 9:05am

Up-and-coming country singer Jay Allen – a 2004 Dike-New Hartford graduate and native of Stout who’s pursuing a music career in Nashville – has been making headlines recently with his new song: “Blank Stares.”

 

In his poignant and emotionally stirring new song, Allen shares the story of his mother, Sherry Rich, who is in the late stages of her...

05/23/2018 - 7:49am
After a discussion during last week’s meeting created confusion over the parameters of an urban renewal agreement with Mid-Iowa Cooperative for its expansion north of Grundy Center, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors voted to move forward with the process on Monday morning.           ...
05/23/2018 - 7:46am
Fifty BCLUW seniors received their diplomas on Sunday and wrapped up one chapter of their lives, but no matter where they end up, they’ll always be Comets.             “As you leave here today and begin your next journey, the road will surely get bumpy at times. That is when we...
05/23/2018 - 7:41am
The BCLUW board of education voted to raise the pay of each of its four district secretaries—Pam Schipper, Tambra Simpson, Cami Parker and Jen Hoveland—by a dollar an hour during Monday morning’s regular meeting, but not before one member expressed concern that it could create an unsustainable “domino effect” if other...
05/22/2018 - 2:44pm
A Parkersburg man was seriously injured after colliding with the driver of a straight truck on Highway 57 two miles south of New Hartford on Tuesday morning.   According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Andrew Matson, who was southbound on the two-lane road at about 7:40 a.m. and turned at the curve just south of the...
05/15/2018 - 10:42pm
Modern politicians aren’t particularly known for their ability to work across the aisle or pass legislation that pleases everyone—or anyone, for that matter. With the help of Speaker Linda Upmeyer and leaders from AGWSR, Aplington-Parkersburg, Dike-New Hartford and Grundy Center, however, State Representative Pat Grassley may just...
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