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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 »»

Looking Back

December 27, 2015 10 YEARS OLD DEC. 22, 2005 Bryce Craig, son of Mr. & Mrs. Alan Craig, finished the season with several top placing dirt bike racing events. more »»

Everybody complains about the weather but...

December 20, 2015 We all know how the title of this week’s column ends: “Nobody does anything about it.” As I write this, the thunder and lightning from the previous night is still fresh in my thoughts. more »»

Looking Back

December 20, 2015 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 15, 2005 New .39 stamp goes into effect on Jan. 8, 2006 Twelve year old Aplington boy, Lee Wrich died from accidental gun shot wounds on Dec. 11. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Library News

December 13, 2015 It’s looking festive at the library: Deborah Hubble has some of her snowmen collection in the display case for the month of December; the tree is up and the bulletin boards are decorated. more »»

Whitetail rut lock down

December 13, 2015 Tallying up 60 plus hours in the tree stand so far I have experienced one of my most frustrating seasons. more »»

Looking Back

December 13, 2015 10 YEARS AGO DEC. 08, 2005 A one vehicle accident occurred on Nov. 30 on Hwy #175 east of Grundy Center. Eldon Hoppenworth, Grundy Center, died from his injuries. more »»

Library News

December 6, 2015 Lisa Roose was here for story time on November 24. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 10:00 a.m. Michele Knaack will have the program. more »»

Our “friend” the opossum

December 6, 2015 We watched all three grandkids over the holiday weekend. It was wonderful, it was fabulous, it was tiring. more »»

Looking Back

December 6, 2015 10 YEARS AGO DECEMBER 1, 2005 Holiday parade of homes in Grundy Center is planned for Dec. 4. Luke Donnenweth & Megan Jensen will be married on Jan. 14, 2006 in Spirit Lake. more »»

Library News

November 29, 2015 Jeanne Hansen from Hansen Dairy Farm will be at the library on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:00 a.m. for story time. more »»

My last robin of the season?

November 29, 2015 Let me begin by saying that I am pretty proud of myself. The weather forecasters were telling of our first snowstorm of the seaso. more »»

Looking Back

November 29, 2015 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 24, 2005 Area friends and neighbors help Harry Moeller family bring in the harvest on Sept. 22 and Oct. 2. more »»

Beaver drop

November 22, 2015 I received an interesting email from a friend of mine about a video he had seen about the Idaho Fish and Game dropping beavers from a plane in the late 1940’s. more »»

Looking Back

November 22, 2015 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 17, 2005 Rebels finish season as state runner up. November is National Hospice Month. Tiffany Peterson will perform with the Jazz Band Concert on Nov. 16 at Buena Vista University. more »»

Library News

November 15, 2015 As many of you know, the library was left money from the estate of Gleo McCommons for the addition of a room to be named the “Gleo McCommons Room.” This project will soon take off. more »»

It was a short season II

November 15, 2015 Each fall, I look forward to bow season and the opportunity to experience all that the woods has to offer. more »»

Looking Back

November 15, 2015 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 10, 2005 G-R Rebels won the first round playoff game in the quarterly finals. Stefanie Fedler is welcomed as new P.A. in area clinics. Grundy Co. more »»

Library News

November 8, 2015 Patty Jacobi was here to do a Halloween story time on October 27. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m. Michele Knaack will do the program. more »»

Waking up with the woods

November 8, 2015 It has finally been happening. After things like annual mandatory trainin. more »»

 
 

 

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