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02/17/2018 - 10:43pm

DES MOINES – Chase Arends' senior season ended in 52 seconds in Des Moines on Saturday night.

 

In spite of that, Arends isn't sure he'll ever experience something like being center stage at Wells Fargo Arena, face-to-face with a good friend in Jesup's Brian Sadler with the 285-pound title on the line.

 

"It's definitely a...

02/14/2018 - 7:55am
It’s been said that the personal is political, and the line between the two became increasingly blurry during one of Republican State Representative Pat Grassley’s listening posts at the Dike City Hall on Friday morning.             Jane Close, a fellow New Hartford resident who...
02/13/2018 - 2:06pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Brent Thoren saw last Wednesday's National Signing Day as a culmination of hard work from coaches, players and parents.   Grundy Center's football head coach spoke with pride about each of the athletes that committed to playing football at the next level in a special ceremony that brought four Spartans and their...
02/07/2018 - 10:19am
DIKE – In a packed room of more than 40 people, a meeting to discuss the proposed construction of a new fire station in Dike received a predominantly positive reaction from residents, who came to learn more about the specifics, cost and impact of the new building on Monday night.   Merlyn Petersen, a resident of Dike who was present at...
02/07/2018 - 10:14am
GRUNDY CENTER – During a special meeting last week, the Grundy Center School Board approved the hiring of a new superintendent, Neil Mullen, who will take the reigns from his predecessor Jerry Schutz at the beginning of March.   A veteran in the area of education, Mullen has experience in all levels, kindergarten through college, as...
02/07/2018 - 7:57am
For a small town girl whose first bylined story on a group of local women walking over lunch was printed in none other than The Grundy Register, Lisa Rossi has most certainly made it in the news industry. With stints at The Des Moines Register, Chapel Hill and Durham magazines in North Carolina, Patch.com and the University of Maryland’s...
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