Opinion

09/04/2019 - 10:31am

Farmers are no strangers in working through ups and downs in the markets and cycles of high financial stress. Unfortunately, when we have a bureaucratic agency actively undermining our domestic biofuels industry and an administration’s promises to farmers, it seems as if we are approaching unchartered territory...

08/28/2019 - 9:34am
Summer is finally over, and even if football is going the way of rock n’ roll, DVDs and the Kodak camera, I’m going to keep watching it until the end. It’s pigskin season, the best season, the only sports season that I truly love and the only season where the weather doesn’t stink in Iowa. Because I’m mostly off of...
08/22/2019 - 11:03am
Richard “Dick” DeVore, 88, of Cedar Rapids died August13, 2019, under hospice care at Conrad Mansion Country Estates, Conrad. Visitation was held August 21 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. A Memorial service with military honors followed at the funeral home. A reception was held at the Legacy...
08/14/2019 - 9:38am
I went to the State Fair, and all I got was a busted alternator! Some days, the jokes write themselves.             Fresh off of a relaxing week at the Ozarks, I woke up at 9:00 on a Saturday morning, as I’m wont to do, eager to do something that could be considered work or at the very...
07/24/2019 - 9:24am
Summer comes at you fast, and as this issue of The Grundy Register goes to press, it’s already almost August. I get a little wistful thinking about it, but then I realized that once you enter your mid-20s, the season loses most of its luster unless you’re a teacher. Plus, football is only a month away!      ...
07/10/2019 - 8:40am
Compared to most of the people who read this newspaper (and all newspapers, statistically), I’m still pretty young, but I sure felt old walking into “Toy Story 4” with Kellie and Wyllo on Friday for opening night at the Center Theater and realizing that I was once the anxious child who couldn’t wait to see Buzz and Woody on...
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