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10/18/2017 - 1:53pm

GRUNDY COUNTY- Those in search of local elections to mirror the bombast and pageantry of the 2016 federal cycle will have to look elsewhere on November 7: as of Wednesday, none of the city elections in Grundy County will be contested, and several of the seats have no candidates filed to fill open seats.

Three Grundy County mayors are not seeking re-election this year—Brian Buhrow...

10/18/2017 - 8:09am
It’s no secret among residents or officials that Conrad is struggling to attract businesses to its downtown area: according to GNB Bank Director of Lending Shane Tiernan, there are more empty storefronts on Main Street than there have ever been. The solution he’s proposing is an ambitious and unique new undertaking known as REACH, or...
10/18/2017 - 8:05am
The normally idyllic and serene Wolf Creek Park just east of Beaman got a whole lot louder on Friday morning as a group of energetic BCLUW elementary school students invaded the area for a nature walk in conjunction with Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative.             “At the...
10/18/2017 - 8:01am
When disaster strikes, countries like Haiti come into the spotlight, and relief efforts focused on rebuilding the tiny Caribbean island nation after an earthquake in 2010 killed at least 45,000 people. But how can a nation that’s currently the poorest in the western hemisphere overcome widespread systemic poverty and a lack of educational...
10/18/2017 - 7:58am
During a brief regular meeting on Monday morning, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to continue using the master matrix scoring system for confinement feeding operations.             As of last year, Grundy was one of 88 Iowa counties to employ the system, which scores...
10/16/2017 - 2:54pm
A John Deere implement group that started in Grundy Center four decades ago and has since expanded to three other locations will merge with Van Wall, the largest agricultural equipment company in Iowa, after an official announcement to employees on Friday.             The properties of Phelps...
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