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Wednesday, July 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...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:36am
Dean Halverson and his two sons, Brody and Zach, had big plans for Memorial Day weekend. They would head to Twin Acres Campground near Colo, grill out, toss a few back and enjoy each other’s company—like they always did—while...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:31am
A Conrad man came to the city council to ask for assistance with his ongoing battle against invasive rodents (and subsequent interactions with Grundy County law enforcement), but the dispute remained unresolved when he left the chambers at last...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:27am
As he transitions into a new job with no prior experience in the field, Jamie Madden isn’t pretending to have all the answers. But he knows how to fix stuff, and in the world of public works, that skill alone can go a long way.   ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:20am
After watching the highlights of last Thursday’s Congressional sideshow, er, hearing, with former FBI agent Peter Strzok and dissecting the media reaction on either side of the spectrum, I couldn’t help but feel the need to take a long,...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:17am
Grundy County engineer Gary Mauer brought the board of supervisors up to speed on a host of improvements from Dike to Conrad and celebrated a quarter of a century in his current position during Monday morning’s regular meeting.   ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:13am
With an eighth grader who hadn’t thrown all year on the mound facing a school widely considered a state tournament contender, Grundy Center’s district opener against Don Bosco last Tuesday night fit the bill of “David and Goliath...
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