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07/18/2018 - 8:43am

For all of the miles that separate the Krummhorn region in northwest Germany and Grundy County, Iowa—4,300 of them, to be exact—many of the struggles the two areas (and more broadly, the two countries) face aren’t really much different from each other: keeping the agricultural sector strong amidst ongoing consolidation, dealing with the rise of fringe reactionary movements...

07/17/2018 - 12:40pm
The Navy sailor and Conrad native who went missing for roughly two weeks in Hawaii after an apparent altercation at a local bar has returned safely to his base and is being integrated back into his unit.             Shaun Palmer, age 24, sparked a national manhunt after the news broke that he...
07/11/2018 - 3:04pm
GRUNDY CENTER - Many locals are already bustling with excitement at the news of a coffee shop opening in downtown Grundy Center, but Natalie Kracht, owner of Grundy Center’s newest business - The Natural Grind Health Market and Cafe - says she’s most excited of all to be opening up her business here in town late next month.  ...
07/11/2018 - 8:12am
The Grundy County Veteran’s Affairs office will be relocated from its current location in Reinbeck to the new county annex building in Grundy Center after the board of supervisors unanimously approved the decision on Monday morning.             County VA Director Janetta Miller-Buck, who...
07/11/2018 - 8:09am
For all of the stress associated with starting a new job, the most daunting task currently facing incoming AGWSR Superintendent Erik Smith is finding a place to live.             “That’s the big issue,” he said. “I think we’ll have our house (in Clarion) sold here...
07/09/2018 - 4:25pm
The former Ankeny man who is currently serving a life sentence in Jasper County for attempting to coerce a minor into sexual activity has been convicted of four aggravated misdemeanors over similar incidents in Grundy County during the summer of 2016.             Jeff Lee Altmayer, age 58,...
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