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June 5, 2016 The summer reading program for kids who were in the 6th grade and below is about to begin. Kids may sign up at the library anytime. The theme this year is “On Your Mark Get Set Read. more »»

Looking Back

June 5, 2016 10 YEARS AGO JUNE 1, 2006 G-R accept Relay For Life Challenge in Tama County. Preschool moves to Reinbeck Elementary for classes. Rachel Fogt & Blake Shepherd, both of West Des Moines, were married. more »»

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May 29, 2016 This Tuesday, May 31 will be the last regular story time of the season. We are planning a last day party with outdoor activities (weather permitting). This will take place at 10:00 a.. more »»

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May 29, 2016 10 YEARS AGO MAY 25, 2006 Poppy poster winners were: Bailea Evenson, 3rd; Elise Peterson, 3rd; Moriah Hoeppner, 3rd; Mikayla Knaack, 4th; Dustin Dinsdale, 4th; Hunter Raney, 3rd; Bradon Trepp. more »»

Fired up about fishing

May 25, 2016 The sun has yet to hit the horizon as your boat touches the water. The early morning mist is rising off the water giving you an eerie feeling as you look across the lake. more »»

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May 22, 2016 The following won children’s books in our Children’s Book Week drawing: Patty Jacobi, Britley, Jada and Sydnee Cheville, Collin Utter, Elly, Levi, Cameron, and Bennett Sieh, Wyatt and Cody Lubbert,... more »»

Quite a predicament

May 22, 2016 The year was 2010. The topic for the June 4 news column was titled “One For The Book.” Perhaps you’ll remember it. more »»

Looking Back

May 22, 2016 10 years ago May 2006 Tranquility On Main opened for business on May 5. June Mittler retires from preschool at the end of the year. more »»

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May 15, 2016 Linda Beu has Dutch dressed dolls and a Dutch tea set on display at the library during the month of May. Be sure to stop in this month and see it. more »»

My favorite wildflower

May 15, 2016 Someone asked me the other day if I had a favorite spring wildflower. I have many favorite things. Trees, mammals, fish, rocks, etc. more »»

Looking Back

May 15, 2016 10 YEARS AGO MAY 11, 2006 Masonic Coin Lodge 394 present 50 year certificate to Don Gurney. Computer malfunction causes sewage problems on Black Hawk Creek. more »»

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May 8, 2016 New books this week include one given in loving memory of Rae Jean Bolin by her children: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen. more »»

It Looks Like It’s Finally Going To Happen!

May 8, 2016 Before you read too much into the title, don’t jump to conclusions and think it means I am retiring. But I will start this column with a look back. more »»

Looking Back

May 8, 2016 10 YEARS AGO G-R FFA members earn top honors at State FFA Convention. Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital to hold grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. Pool construction is progressing. more »»

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May 1, 2016 It won’t be long before school is out and summer reading begins. The theme this year is “On Your Mark, Get Set.. more »»

The eagles hit - Welcome to the Hotel Grundy Center

May 1, 2016 A popular topic this late winter/early spring has been the bald eagle nest northeast of the secondary roads complex near Grundy Center. more »»

Looking Back

May 1, 2016 10 YEARS AGO APRIL 27, 2006 G-R prom was held on April 22 at Lincolns Amvets. The theme was Viva Las Vegas. Lincoln Savings Bank receive Partnership Excellence Award from Clarke American. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Rising Sun Karate Club participates in Dyersville karate club tournament

April 24, 2016 On Saturday, April 16 Rising Sun competed in the Dyersville Karate Club Tournament, and all of the students did an amazing job! They brought home a total of 22 trophies, including a Grand Champion... more »»

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April 24, 2016 New at the library this week: DVDS: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Concussion, Forsaken, The Letters. more »»

A fun time!

April 24, 2016 I had the opportunity to watch two of my grandchildren yesterday. So here I am back at work to recuperate. You fellow grandparents can appreciate that. It was a jam-packed 24 hour. more »»



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