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09/20/2017 - 9:45am

GRUNDY CENTER – The month of September is National ITP Awareness Month, and one local family is on a mission to bring attention to the rare disorder locally.

Two years ago, Katie Thornton-Lang and her husband Jarrid Lang found out their son Michael, who was 8-years-old at the time, was diagnosed with ITP – a rare disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks and...

09/12/2017 - 11:20pm
Contrary to the message emblazoned on signs across the Gladbrook and Lincoln areas, somebody had to win, and somebody had to lose in the battle to dissolve Gladbrook-Reinbeck. That is, after all, the nature of both voting and elections.             Residents of the district, as most predicted...
09/12/2017 - 10:10am
Less than 12 hours before polls opened for G-R board elections, a crowd of more than 200 people gathered in front of the high school in Reinbeck for a night of prayer and discussion of how to proceed after Tuesday's dissolution vote, regardless of the final result.    The overall message was one that largely advocated for a "no...
09/07/2017 - 4:47pm
GRUNDY CENTER – In between the late hours of Tuesday night and the early hours of Wednesday morning, burglars managed to break into two area businesses and one church, making away with cash from at least one of the locations.   The Landmark Bistro and the American Lutheran Church in Grundy Center and Spanky’s restaurant in...
09/07/2017 - 8:58am
GRUNDY CENTER – The Class 2A No. 3 Grundy Center volleyball team is at times still looking for the right amount of intensity to bring to each match early on in the season.   But the Spartans got the results they wanted, sweeping the competition at a round-robin quadrangular in Grundy Center on Tuesday night.   The Spartans didn...
09/07/2017 - 8:40am
As part of her 99-county tour of Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds made a stop at Heavy Equipment Manufacturing in Grundy Center last Friday, where she tour took a tour and talked shop with leadership at HEM. During the visit, HEM’s CEO Roger Bockes shared news of an upcoming expansion with Gov. Reynolds. “The demand for road-paving...
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