Opinion

08/22/2019 - 11:03am

Richard “Dick” DeVore, 88, of Cedar Rapids died August13, 2019, under hospice care at Conrad Mansion Country Estates, Conrad. Visitation was held August 21 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. A Memorial service with military honors followed at the funeral home. A reception was held at the Legacy...

08/14/2019 - 9:38am
I went to the State Fair, and all I got was a busted alternator! Some days, the jokes write themselves.             Fresh off of a relaxing week at the Ozarks, I woke up at 9:00 on a Saturday morning, as I’m wont to do, eager to do something that could be considered work or at the very...
07/24/2019 - 9:24am
Summer comes at you fast, and as this issue of The Grundy Register goes to press, it’s already almost August. I get a little wistful thinking about it, but then I realized that once you enter your mid-20s, the season loses most of its luster unless you’re a teacher. Plus, football is only a month away!      ...
07/10/2019 - 8:40am
Compared to most of the people who read this newspaper (and all newspapers, statistically), I’m still pretty young, but I sure felt old walking into “Toy Story 4” with Kellie and Wyllo on Friday for opening night at the Center Theater and realizing that I was once the anxious child who couldn’t wait to see Buzz and Woody on...
06/26/2019 - 9:24am
In this day and age, it seems that every neighborhood, town, county and state is attempting to define ‘cool,’ focus grouping what it should be doing to make itself cooler and fighting an ever-growing battle for the hearts, minds and attention spans of the population at large. It can get a bit exhausting at times, but I’m happy to...
06/19/2019 - 9:27am
For all intents and purposes, I’ve given up on new music in the last few years. I don’t consider it an “Old/young man yells at cloud” reaction to the trends of the day—I enjoy “Old Town Road” as much as the next guy—but does anyone within sniffing distance of the mainstream write albums anymore? Or...
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