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01/16/2019 - 9:14am

One longtime Grundy Center business - Jansen Optical - is seeing some changes this new year, including new owners and a new name.

 

On January 8, Joe Simon and his son Brennen purchased Jansen Optical from former owner John Jansen, who is moving out of state. Part of the transition is the...

01/16/2019 - 9:10am
Students in the Grundy Center High School Robotics Club have been hard at work since August, building, programming and testing their own robot to compete in competitions across the state - and it looks like their hard work is paying off.   During the League Championship in LaPorte City this weekend, two of the three teams in the club were...
01/16/2019 - 9:06am
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two accidents that occurred in the county last week. Both accidents resulted in persons being taken to the hospital for treatment.   On Monday, January 7, the Sheriff’s Dept. was called to a single vehicle accident on Highway 20 just east of county road T-55 at Dike.  ...
01/16/2019 - 8:06am
The ladies in the Grundy County Treasurer’s office spend so much time together that they’re afraid they may know too much about each other. But under their fearless leader, Brenda Noteboom, who recently celebrated her 20-year anniversary, they’ve become a family, and they’ve loved almost every minute of it.   ...
01/16/2019 - 8:03am
It’s become a bit of a cliché in this day and age, but the Dike-New Hartford High School robotics team—the “Moonshot Slaybots,” as they’re better known—has become a family over the last few years. And more importantly, members are having a blast competing while learning skills that will transfer over to...
01/16/2019 - 8:00am
As he explained his grandiose goals for the Grundy County Fair and the fairgrounds in general during Monday morning’s board of supervisors meeting, Fair Board President Jared Gutknecht didn’t mince words. He wants to be bigger, better and self-sufficient.             “We want...
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