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10/18/2018 - 8:57am

The family of a Wellsburg man who committed suicide at the Grundy County Jail in 2016 will receive a settlement of $500,000 over claims that the staff’s reckless negligence resulted in his death, according to information first reported by the Des Moines Register last Wednesday.

           

Earl Slinker, the...

10/17/2018 - 7:28am
During a pair of follow-up interviews with The Grundy Register after his stop at Ritchie Industries in Conrad last Thursday, U.S. Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) discussed ethanol, the plight of dairy farmers and their reliance on the labor of undocumented workers, the national figures who have endorsed his Democratic opponent J.D. Scholten, the...
10/17/2018 - 7:10am
During a regular monthly meeting that literally clocked in at one minute, the Conrad city council approved a host of items on the consent agenda and a pair of annual reports.             As part of the consent agenda, the council approved a native wine permit for Wilkerson Hardware, a Class C...
10/17/2018 - 7:07am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors discussed a proposal for an updated card access system at the two main entrances to the courthouse but ultimately tabled action to further assess the cost and necessity of the potential improvement.             County Treasurer Brenda Noteboom and Jesse...
10/10/2018 - 12:58pm
GRUNDY CENTER - With Halloween just around the corner, families looking for some kid-friendly haunts don’t have to go far. For the second year in a row, the Bottles To Backpacks child care center will be hosting a ‘Haunted Church’ attraction, which will offer scares for kids of all ages. This year, the attraction will be bigger...
10/10/2018 - 12:55pm
DIKE - Students at Dike Elementary got a hands-on lesson in Iowa history last week, when they had the opportunity to take a walk through the Iowa History Bus mobile museum, which was parked at the school for two days last week.   Jessica Rundlett, special projects and outreach coordinator for the State Historical Museum of Iowa, was there to...
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