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Progressive agriculture safety days

Grundy County Extension was awarded the opportunity to host two Progressive Agriculture Safety Days this year. Events were held Tuesday, May 1st with 3rd & 4th graders from Grundy County schools and Thursday, June 7th with K- 2nd graders from Grundy County.Youth learned about a variety ...

Vendors & parade entries being sought for Dike Watermelon Days

To be a part of the parade, entries should gather at 2 p.m. at the south end of Dike on Front Street, next to the Farmers Coop. The parade will start promptly at 3 p.m. There is no entry fee and no advance registration required. However, the parade organizers reserve the right to refuse entry ...

Extension Council offers candidates opportunities to educate and serve

The Grundy County extension council soon will begin the process to fill four seats on the council.The elected council, like the hundreds of others across the country, is the grass roots governing body for the Cooperative Extension System. As part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, ...

Ramundt awarded $2,000 scholarship from Iowa Masons

Des Moines Sarah E. Ramundt, a senior at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Grand Lodge of Iowa, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Sarah is the daughter of Randy and Jennifer Ramundt of Des Moines and the granddaughter of Virtus and Shirley ...

Operation Threshold to honor volunteers

Grundy Center Operation Threshold will be holding a volunteer appreciation event Monday, June 25th, from 8:00 am to 10:00 at their office in Grundy Center (1606 G Avenue). Operation Threshold encourages current and past volunteers to stop by for refreshments, conversation and a big thank you! ...

Crop reporting deadline nears

Grundy Center, Iowa - The Grundy County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office reminds producers they need to submit their annual acreage report by the deadline of June 30, 2012. These reports are needed to meet FSA program eligibility requirements.Accurate and timely acreage reports for all crops ...

Books are fun book fair to benefit GCMH Long Term Care residents

Books are fun will have a book fair at Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) on Thursday, June 28th from 7:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. in the GCMH Education Room. The public is welcome to attend the fundraiser. Please use Entrance #3 on the west side of the hospital.Proceeds from the book fair will ...

Gladbrook Auxiliary Citizenship award

Each year the Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary presents a Citizenship Award to a 8th grade student. The students are nominated by the staff based on their exemplary personal characteristics of respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, cooperation, and caring for others. Gladbrook Legion ...