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Rebels steal GVC’s thunder

Gladbrook-Reinbeck pushed its pair into the middle, going all-in to stop Grand View Christian’s best chance at stealing the pot. The Thunder didn’t bluff, but their hand just wasn’t strong enough. The No. 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team turned away Grand View Christian at the net ...

G-T/R-A plays spoiler for No. 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck

This wasn’t how Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s first-round playoff game was supposed to go. The No. 9-ranked Rebels had gone 7-1 on the season, finishing second in their district and earning a home game in the first round. Their opponent was Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, a 7-1 team in the ...

Iowa debuts second redistricting proposal

Iowa’s second round of redistricting maps came out last Thursday, giving lawmakers one week to review the proposal before convening for a special session. This is the second proposal from the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency. Republican lawmakers in early October voted ...

G-R hires Waterloo firm for facility project

Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s facility improvement project took another step forward recently as the district approved a bid to hire a Waterloo firm to act as the construction manager for the district’s renovation project. During the board’s regular meeting on Oct. 18, Peters Construction ...

Miracle on Main set for Nov. 12-13

Dear Citizen: have you been hankering for a little 2021 late-year cheer? Would some bright lights, tasty treats, and holiday hoopla put a little jingle in your bells? Fear not, for the Miracle on Main Committee has been hard at work and is planning to provide a festive, fun, and ...

Information for Grundy County voters

The regular city/school election will be held as a combined election on November 2, 2021. The city/school election will use the regular general election precincts. Voters will go to the polls for this election at the same place that they vote for a regular general (presidential or ...

Pork Month honored in Grundy County

Grundy County Pork Producers celebrated October Pork month by donating 100 Pork Coupons to Operation Threshold for area families to use. Pictured are Sarah Rickelman, Grundy County Pork, Gerald Anderson, Operation Threshold, and Jenny Meyers, Grundy County Pork. In a separate project, Grundy ...

Grundy County Community Foundation seeks governing committee volunteers

The Grundy County Community Foundation (GCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA), is seeking volunteers to serve on its governing committee. The GCCF connects people to the causes they care about through charitable giving, enriches Grundy County communities ...

Meet Your Local Candidates: Justin Hornberg

GMG School Board Candidate: Justin Hornberg Age: 45 Profession: Location Manager New Century FS Garwin Education: AA from MCC Family: Wife-Kari, Daughter-Lexie, Son-Jarrett What motivated you to run for this office? I have been asked in the past about running for the board and ...