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  • Scenes Around Beautiful Grundy County

  • Scenes Around Beautiful Grundy County

  • Scenes Around Beautiful Grundy County

  • Scenes Around Beautiful Grundy County

  • Scenes Around Beautiful Grundy County

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Announcements

Pioneer Craft Fair will be Sunday, September 11th:  Plan now for a day of good family fun! The Pioneer Craft Fair is a non-commercial event emphasizing old-time crafts and activities. This year's event includes games for children, bee-keeping, flint knapping, timber framing, horseshoes, Farmer's Market, crocheting, spinning & weaving, gold prospecting as well as musical entertainment.  The Barn Stahl Petting Zoo, a family favorite will be in attendance once again, along with pony rides provided by Fleshner Farms.  The always favorite fireplace stew will be in the log cabin along with butter churning.  Visit the Buckskinner Camp, where you can ride on the horse-drawn trolley.  Join us for a fun filled day from 11am-4pm, Grundy County Heritage Museum Grounds, 204 4th St., Morrison, Ia.  This event is free to the general public. To view the flyer CLICK HERE.

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Scheels Bow Shoot Results:  For the results of the Scheels Bow Shoot please CLICK HERE.

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Immediate Bridge Closings Notice:  Due to recent bridge inspections Grundy County will be closing two bridges effective today, August 2nd, 2016.  Bridge No. C-24 located on 140th Street between I Ave and J Ave (or 1 mile SW of Buck Grove) and Bridge No. F-07 located on K Ave between 170th St and 180th St (or 5 miles NW of Holland).  If you have questions please contact the Engineer's Office at 319-824-6912.

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Passport Info:  The U.S. Department of State is anticipating a significant increase in the number of people applying for passports in 2016.  Citizens are encouraged to apply early for a new passport or to renew their current passport.  Processing times for passports are now six weeks for routine processing or three weeks for expedited processing.   A video reviewing validity remaining for entry into other countries can be found by clicking here.  Another video covering obtaining a passport for a child can be found by clicking here.  You may apply for a passport and get your passport photo taken at the Grundy County Auditor's Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Register to Vote:     It is now even easier to register to vote and update your voter registration information with the new electronic voter registration system launched on January 1, 2016, by the Secretary of State.  The system is housed on the Iowa Department of Transportation’s website, available for use any time of day, and is accessible on any computer or mobile device with an internet connection.  The link is http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/voterregistration.html.  Anyone with a driver’s license or state-issued I.D. may utilize the new electronic voter registration system.  With the availability of this new service, you may now register to vote online, by mail, at driver’s license stations, in the county auditor’s office, or at the polls on Election Day.

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The Grundy County Emergency Management Agency is announcing that the Alert Iowa Emergency Notification System is ready for the public to sign up.  This Emergency Notification System is crucial in times of Emergency when there is a mass amount of people that are possibly affected.  the Grundy County Emergency Management will be able to put out Alerts by Cell Phones, Landline Phones, Text Message, Automated Voice Message and Email.  For the Public to sign up please  CLICK HERE   to go to the webpage to fill in your information.  All residents are asked to sign up.  Please help family and friends who may not have computer access.  For the full press release please  CLICK HERE.

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CVS/Pharmacy and The Partnership For Drug-Free Kids Help Grundy County Combat Drug Abuse and Safer Disposal of Unused Medication, The Grundy County Sheriff's Office now has a Drug Collection Unit that will provide residents with a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medication, including controlled substances. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Report a Crime by email to the Sheriff's Office. 

If you want to report a Crime, Wrongful Activity or Important Information for the Sheriff's Office you can email them at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This email will be sent to a person that is on duty and can act upon the inforamtion.  But for all emergencies call 911.

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