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09/11/2019 - 10:31am

Darlene Reece was just 23 years old when she attended the inaugural meeting of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681 in 1946, and her husband Vern had recently returned from Navy service during World War II. Over seven decades later, she’s still an active member.

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09/11/2019 - 10:19am
GRUNDY CENTER - Recently, the American Lutheran Church in Grundy Center received a mental health advocate award for their work in helping reduce the stigma on mental health, and raise awareness of and support for mental health topics in the congregation and community.   The award is given each year during the Iowa Empowerment Conference to an...
09/11/2019 - 10:17am
DIKE-NEW HARTFORD - One local D-NH High School student, junior Tessa Smith, is on a mission to get herself a service dog, with a little help from friends, family, classmates and the community.   At just 18-months old, Tessa was diagnosed with a rare disease called Ataxia-telangiectasia, or AT. AT is a progressive, degenerative disease that...
09/11/2019 - 10:13am
Family comes first for Rhonda James, and it’s the reason she’s made her home in Grundy Center since 2010.             “When it was time for me to change hats, I wanted to stay local. I wanted to stay in Grundy Center,” she said.       ...
09/11/2019 - 10:12am
GRUNDY COUNTY - Former attorney and Reinbeck resident Mike Rickert has dedicated decades of his life to the Pioneer Trail in Grundy County.   Back in 1985, Rickert was instrumental in leading the group that first got the trail started, and to this day, Rickert still walks the trail almost every morning. Now, 34 years after the trail was first...
09/11/2019 - 10:09am
During one of its briefest meetings of the year, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors discussed road and annex building projects on Monday morning.             County Engineer Gary Mauer briefly touched on road rocking and said that asphalt patching around the county should start by the end...
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