Michaela Kendall

04/18/2018 - 10:54am
WELLSBURG – For small town fire departments with tight budgets, it can be hard to find funding for equipment updates, says Wellsburg Fire Chief Greg Winger. But, thanks to generously awarded grant dollars, the Wellsburg Fire Department recently received over $40,000 to purchase much-needed safety equipment.
 
So far this year, the Wellsburg Fire...
04/12/2018 - 9:17am
Parents may have noticed that the Grundy Center School Board recently made some major changes to its policy on publishing video coverage of meetings: namely, removing all YouTube clips of board meetings from the school website and unanimously voting to discontinue recording and publishing any video coverage.   For busy parents who want to...
04/12/2018 - 8:56am
Libraries are more than just a place to simply check out a book, says Kling Memorial Library Director Lindsey Engelkes.             In honor of National Library Week this week, Kling Memorial Library joins a nationwide celebration of the many ways libraries act as a driving force in their...
04/04/2018 - 10:49am
REINBECK – Clarksville native and American Idol contestant Maddie Poppe took a break from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood last week to make an appearance at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, where she gave an empowering speech to local elementary school students about overcoming obstacles and chasing success.   Poppe shared some...
04/04/2018 - 10:47am
GRUNDY COUNTY – Recently, the Butler-Grundy Development Alliance announced its plans to apply for a USDA-funded Rural Business Development grant, which would help the Alliance fund a much-needed Housing Needs Assessment survey across Grundy and Butler counties.   BGDA Executive Director Jeff Kolb says he and the board both feel the need...
03/30/2018 - 9:14am
In honor of National Kick Butts Day, a nationwide anti-smoking initiative, students in the YMCA’s After School Program took part in anti-smoking activities led by the local Youth Coalition, made up of 7th and 8th grade students at Grundy Center Middle School.   On Wednesday afternoon, students with the Youth Coalition spoke with the...
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