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07/20/2017 - 9:16am

TRAER – During a postseason run where defense was king, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck baseball team met its match in a Class 1A district final last Saturday night.

   Hudson was just as sharp defensively and had the right mixture of big hits and sound fundamentals to take advantage of a brief lapse in the Rebels' otherwise-sterling defense, pouncing on the opening in a 3-2...

07/19/2017 - 10:19am
GRUNDY CENTER – Even with several days still left of this year’s Grundy County Fair Week, fair board members are already busy planning future improvements and upgrades at the fairgrounds – including one project they hope to start as early as this year. “We’ve spent the last 10 years or so trying to make improvements...
07/18/2017 - 4:38pm
Around 100 patrons filed in to an informational meeting at BCLUW High School on Monday evening, during which state Department of Transportation officials laid out plans for an overlay project on Iowa Highway 14 from the E-18 (Liscomb) turn-off all the way north to Highway 175 in Grundy County that could close the well-travelled road between Grundy...
07/18/2017 - 4:33pm
A Stout native is coming home to join the sheriff’s office as a deputy, and, to hear Cody Freese tell it, he always wanted it to end up this way.             “It was always my plan to end up back down there,” said Freese, who worked as a part-time dispatcher and jailer for...
07/14/2017 - 12:07am
   TRAER – Joe Smoldt has been a part of plenty of big-time moments in Gladbrook-Reinbeck sports before Thursday night's baseball district final between the Rebels and North Tama.    As Smoldt put the finishing touches on a no-hitter, part of G-R's 3-0 victory over the Redhawks, he followed the cliché of...
07/13/2017 - 12:55pm
For the home team, last Tuesday night’s Class 1A district opener represented an opportunity to prolong the extracurricular careers of three of the most decorated and successful athletes in school history while avenging a heartbreaking district final loss from a season ago.            ...
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