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11/22/2017 - 12:50pm

CALDWELL, N.J. – Stephanie Faust strives to make the most out of every minute of every day

 

And she's always dreamed of big things, either on the east or west coast.

 

In the landlocked Midwest, Faust, a Grundy Center alum who played soccer with Aplington-Parkersburg's girls soccer team, looked to athletics as a method of getting her out to...

11/15/2017 - 9:14am
A referee is only as good as his crew.             It’s a mantra that Pat Brown has adopted both on and off the field throughout a career that’s taken him around the country and spawned a football officiating community unrivaled by any other small town in Iowa—and perhaps,...
11/10/2017 - 7:46pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – The Dike-New Hartford volleyball team never lost focus.   The goal was to win the state championship once again, even as the Wolverines lined up against Western Christian, the only other volleyball program in Class 2A with a claim to more tradition than D-NH at the state level.   D-NH proved what many observers...
11/09/2017 - 7:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – In the history books, Thursday's Class 2A state volleyball semifinal will go down as a Western Christian three-set sweep over Grundy Center, the same result as 2016's quarterfinal.   But both teams know deep down that the match was much more different than the final scores appeared.   "We were much more...
11/08/2017 - 3:53pm
GRUNDY CENTER – After the most recent Grundy Center school board meeting on October 18, the board came out of closed session and voted unanimously to not renew the Superintendent’s contract for the following school year. When reached out to for comment, board members were tight-lipped on the decision to not renew Superintendent Jerry...
11/07/2017 - 10:23pm
For most modern Americans, the experiences of World War II are confined to Netflix documentaries, history textbooks and “Call of Duty” video games. We’ll never quite understand how it felt to storm the fields of Europe or sail the Pacific Ocean with the future of western civilization at stake, realizing that we may never see our...
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