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February 21, 2016 I’m beginning to feel old. I have aches and pains. When I look in the mirror, I see gray hair mixed with the brown, and the lion’s share of my whiskers are gray now. more »»

Looking Back

February 17, 2016 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 16, 2006 Alexander Rowe, son of Doug & Andrea Rowe, will be recognized at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Feb. 26 at the United Methodist Church in Gladbrook. more »»

Looking Back

February 14, 2016 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 2, 2006 Jessie Cooley celebrated her 85th birthday with a trip to Las Vegas with relatives. Grace Cavanaugh, 97, Reinbeck, died Jan. 28 at Parkview Manor. more »»

Library News

February 10, 2016 New at the library this week: Nonfiction: “The Unveiled Wife” by Jennifer Smith, “Team Six” by Howard Wasdin, “Concussion” by Jeanne Marie Laskas, “The Road to Little Dribbling” by Bill Bryso, “Fata... more »»

What will come to pass?

February 7, 2016 So, by the time you are reading this, the 2016 Iowa Caucuses will be history. more »»

Looking Back

February 7, 2016 10 YEARS AGO FEB. 9. 2006 Blood drive resulted in 125% of its goal. Randy McGrady-Beach was presented with a gallon pin. A barn caught on fire near Holland and was destroyed on Jan. 30. more »»

Library News

January 24, 2016 New at the library: Nonfiction: Where We Belong by Hoda Kotb, The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis, The Power of I Am by Joel Osteen. more »»

Time for reflection

January 24, 2016 anuary for me is a time to reflect on my 2015 bow hunting success or lack thereof. If you read my article a month or so back, you have an idea on the amount of time and frustration I experience. more »»

Looking Back

January 24, 2016 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 19, 2006 Governor Culver announces award of $84,000 to Grundy County for new voting machines. Benefit for Harry Moeller family to be held on Jan. 22. more »»

PCI vs. Pioneer employees food drive

January 17, 2016 A food drive isn’t a food drive until you put a little competition into it; at least that’s the way two well-known groups of employees in town like to do things. more »»

Library News

January 17, 2016 New at the library this week: DVDs: Ant-Man, Minions, Max, War Room and Pan. more »»

Jig, jig and wait

January 17, 2016 Now that we finally have some hard water lying across our lakes and reservoirs; it is time to put away the long poles and grab the short ones. more »»

Looking Back

January 17, 2016 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 12, 2006 Donald Palmer, Reinbeck, won $50,000 in a scratch off game in the Iowa lottery. New postage rate goes in effect on Jan. 8, 2006 to .39 cents. more »»

The coyote

January 10, 2016 If you are a fox and/or coyote hunter, this winter has finally provided the opportunity to pursue your game. The ample snow cover is ideal for driving and spotting them. more »»

Looking Back

January 10, 2016 10 YEARS AGO JAN. 5, 2006 Stephen Styron, M.D. is the new OB-GYN physician who will start seeing patients at the Grundy Hospital beginning Jan. 11. more »»

Library News

January 3, 2016 We have several new nonfiction books at the library: The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh by Kathryn Aalto is in memory of Doris Slessor. more »»

A deer of a different kind

January 3, 2016 I had a report the other day that you don’t get everyday. It was of a buck that had crossed the road in front of this man as he was driving down the highway in Grundy County. more »»

Looking Back

January 3, 2016 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 29, 2005 Demolition of the old pool will happen soon. The old pool has served since June, 1957. more »»

Library News

December 27, 2015 New at the library: Fiction books: House of the Rising Sun by James Lee Burke, The Pharaoh’s Secret by Clive Cussler, Tom Clancy’s Commander in Chief by Mark Greaney, The Fulfillment by LaVyrle... more »»

Remember the Chickadee Checkoff?

December 27, 2015 This week I’ll start with a little trip down memory lane. It was way back in 1981 that the Iowa legislature had introduced something new that had been named the Chickadee Checkoff. more »»



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