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Grundy County News

Grundy, Black Hawk counties receive new watershed signage

Black Hawk County will be implementing a few dozen new tools to promote conservation and awareness when staff install signs introducing Iowa’s creeks and watersheds later this year. More than 60 signs will be placed throughout Black Hawk and Grundy Counties, which jointly received ...

Halladey pleads not guilty to first degree murder charge

A former Reinbeck man who has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Christian Marie Jeys filed a written plea of not guilty in Grundy County District Court last Tuesday, Jan. 17. According to court documents, Kevin Lee Halladey, age 41, and his attorney, public defender ...

Grundy Co. Deputy Heise honored for 20 years of service

Grundy County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam S. Heise was recently honored for 20 years of service to the county. Sheriff Kirk A. Dolleslager, left, presented Deputy Heise with his service award. PHOTO COURTESY RHONDA R. DETERS, GRUNDY CO. AUDITOR

Supervisor Schildroth, Cox honored for years of service to Grundy Co.

Grundy County Supervisor District 4 Mark A. Schildroth and Steve Cox with the Secondary Roads Dept. were recently honored for their years of service to the county with Supervisor Schildroth honored for 20 years of service and Cox honored for 15 years of service.

Grundy Co. Board of Supervisors reorganizes for new term

The Board of Supervisors reorganization picture including (l-r) Lucas Halverson, District 1; Vic H. Vandehaar, District 3, Chairperson; Barbara L. Smith, District 5, Vice Chairperson; Mark A. Schildroth, District 4; and Heidi Nederhoff, District 2. PHOTO COURTESY RHONDA R. DETERS, GRUNDY CO. ...

2022 Iowa Tornado Review

The 2022 tornado season started much like the 2021 season ended, with several tornadoes during a cool season event. March 5 was a very impressive start to the season with a total of 15 tornadoes of which one was a long track EF4; the first EF4 in Iowa since 2013. Unfortunately, this tornado ...

Frightful blizzard leads to a ‘White Christmas’

The prelude to Christmas in Iowa was downright frightful this year. Despite leading to the quintessential ‘White Christmas’ – defined as snow depth of at least one inch – the blizzard that blasted the state with snow, wind, and sub-zero temperatures beginning late Wednesday, Dec. 21, ...

Moritz joins Grundy Center’s Hurley & Associates

Hurley & Associates announces the hiring of Jason Moritz as Group Leader and Farm Marketing Consultant. Jason is a licensed commodities broker and works closely with farm clients’ budgets, cash flow requirements, and risk management strategies to work toward a financially healthy ...

Grundy County goes green in honor of Veterans Day

The Grundy County Courthouse and Annex Building were lit in green all last week in honor of Veterans Day as part of a new county government initiative meant to spark a national conversation and ‘greenlight’ Veterans forward as valued members of America’s communities. According to Grundy ...

Back to 1934 – Tama Co. voters say ‘yes’ to five supervisors

Tama County voters overwhelmingly passed a public measure during Tuesday night’s midterm election to return the county to a form of government not experienced since 1934 – five county supervisors. Public Measure TX – “The number of Tama County Supervisors shall be increased from three ...