The above photo is the Grundy County Freedom Rock that was painted in 2016 by Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II. It is located at Gier Park in Conrad, Iowa.
More information on the artist and The Freedom Rock can be found here

Date Added Content
2017 1191 obituaries added in 2017. Search here or index is here
2017 Oct 7 WWI Volunteers
2017 Sep 11 SSDI Index Grundy Center
2017 Sep 8 SSDI Index Reinbeck
2017 Sep 7 Who's Who 1917
2017 Sep 1 Grundy County Remembers Vol. I - published by the Grundy County Historical Society in 1977
Table of Contents
Name Index
2017 Aug 6 Visit us on Facebook
2017 Aug 6 Town Descriptions from 1911 Atlas:
Beaman
Conrad
Grundy Center
Holland
Morrison
Stout
2017 Jun 11 Reinbeck History
2017 Jun 10 Dike School History
2017 Jun 10 Dike History
2017 Jun 10 Wellsburg History
2017 Jun 8 Grundy Center Telephone Exchange 1902
2017 Jun 8 1934 Who's Who and Where in Grundy County. Business and Professional Directory
2017 Mar 24 Holland Cemetery burials
2017 Mar 17 St. Peter's Church Cemetery burials
Pleasant Valley Reformed Church Cemetery burials
2017 Feb 13 Teachers' Institute 1920
2017 Feb 12 Grundy County Institute 1892
Grundy County Institute 1907
2017 Feb 10 Rural Teachers 1943-44
2017 Feb 10 Graduates of Reinbeck 1886-1986 3265 names
2017 Feb 7 1895-6 Teachers
1912 Teachers
2017 Feb 6 Teachers at County Institute 1932
2017 Jan 22 Graduates of SR-WHS-WSR-AGWSR 1896-2016 3779 names
2017 Jan 18 Buck Grove Cemetery burials
2017 Jan 16 Melrose Cemetery burials
2017 Jan 16 1876 - Grundy County-The First 25 Years
2017 Jan 13 Stout Cemetery burials
2017 Jan 6 Wellsburg Reformed Church Cemetery burials
2017 Jan 1 Grundy Center Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery burials
2016 2143 obituaries added in 2016. Search here or index is here
2016 Sep 26 Civil War G.A.R. Post rosters
WWI Roll of Honor
WWII Registered Persons
2016 Sep 24 What tale does your mail box tell?
2016 Sep 19 SSDI Index
Beaman
Conrad
Dike
Holland
Morrison
Stout
Wellsburg
2016 Sep 13 Graduates of Grundy Center 1891-1994 4457 names
2016 Feb The Wellsburg Herald and Ostfriesische Nachrichten newspapers are online for FREE!
Issues available are from 1884 through 1969 - with some years/issues missing.
The following newspapers are available:
Ostfriesen Zeitung (1957, 1968, 1969)
Ostfriesische Nachrichten (1884-1940)
Wellsburg Herald (1906-1935, 1946-1964) **Note that 1908 is incorrectly indexed as 1903
Wellsburg Herald And The Grundy County Spokesman (1935-1946)
They can be accessed at http://ostfriesen.advantage-preservation.com/
2016 Jan 24 West Friesland Presbyterian Church Cemetery burials
2015 2645 obituaries added in 2015. Search here or index is here
2015 Sep 17 1878 Militia Register (1839 names)
2015 Aug 19 Holdings of Ostfriesen Heritage Society at the Wellsburg Library
2015 Apr 30 Obituary index to assist in locating desired obituary.
2015 Feb 7 Pioneer Stories transcribed from several issues of The Grundy Register in 1924
2015 Jan 20 St. Paul's Cemetery burials
Compiled from burial and cemetery records of St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church.
'Thank you' to Burdette for the many hours spent on this project and translating the German records!
2014 799 obituaries added in 2014. Search here
2014 Oct 6 1918-1921 Record of Deaths, Book 4 (259 entries)
2014 Apr The newspaper holdings at the Kling Memorial Library in Grundy Center are now online and can be accessed for FREE!
Issues available are from 1868 through 2008 - with some years/issues missing.
The following newspapers are available:
Grundy County Atlas (1868-1876)
Argus (1877-1883)
Grundy County Republican (1881-1894)
The Grundy County Argus (1884-1887)
Grundy County Herald (1893-1896)
The Grundy Center Herald (1896-1898)
Grundy County Democrat (1897-1911)
Grundy Center Herald (1898)
The Grundy Republican (1894-1923)
The Grundy Democrat (1911-1918)
Grundy County Dispatch (1918-1923)
The Grundy Register (1923-2008)
They can be accessed at http://grundycenter.advantage-preservation.com/
2014 Feb 24 First Christian Reformed Church Cemetery burials
2014 Feb 18 Updated the GPP surname index
2014 Feb 14 1910-1914 Record of Deaths, Book 3 (380 entries)
2013 448 obituaries added in 2013. Search here
2013 Oct 20 Wellsburg Herald Index to 1940 Front Page Stories
2013 Oct 20 Wellsburg Herald 1939 Do You Remember column
2013 Oct 20 Wellsburg Herald Index to 1939 Front Page Stories
2013 Oct 9 1917-1918, 1922-1936 Death Index (1577 entries). Reprinted with permission of SHSI.
2013 Sep 12 1909-1917 Register of Births, Book 3 (2998 entries)
2013 Aug 29 There have been many requests for photos from the 1911 Atlas. In response to these I have photographed all of the photos (500+ of them!) from the atlas and am working on preparing these to upload. I posted several of the pages today on the photo album. I've also added an index to the available albums. Enjoy!
2013 Feb 23 Grundy County Veterans of the War of 1812
2013 Feb 3 1897-1908 Register of Births, Book 2 (2821 entries)
2012 381 obituaries added in 2012. Search here
2012 May 25 Added Calendar page
2012 May 2 Grant Twp Cemetery burials
Queen of Heaven Catholic (Reinbeck) Cemetery burials
German M. E. Cemetery burials
2012 Apr 30 Petersen Cemetery burials
Weiss Cemetery burials
2012 Apr 26 German Twp Cemetery burials
Faith Presbyterian Church Cemetery burials
Beaver Twp Cemetery burials
2012 Apr 23 Ackley CRC Cemetery burials
PV Twp Cemetery burials
Shiloh Cemetery burials
Updated the GPP surname index
2012 Apr 18 Uploaded gravestone photos to GPP for Reinbeck cemetery
This completes the project and all gravestones in Grundy Co. have been photographed and uploaded to Iowa Gravestones Photo Project
2012 Mar 23 Marriage Records, Book 2, 1885-1890
2012 Mar 19 Divorce Records 1904-1946
2012 Mar 18 Marriage Records, Book 3, 1890-1895
2012 Mar 15 1907-1940 Record of Coroner's Inquest and Verdict
1897-1910 Record of Deaths, Book 2
2011 414 obituaries added 2011. Search here
2011 Dec 5 1880-1897 Register of Deaths, Book 1
2011 Dec 4 1880-1897 Register of Births, Book 1 *some are prior to 1880
2011 Nov 18 1894 Grundy County History Biographies
2011 Nov 13 Beaman-Conrad-Liscomb Graduates, 1899-1930
History of Beaman-Conrad-Liscomb Schools, 1857-1993
History of Grundy Center Schools, 1859-1994
2011 Nov 13 1864 Orcutt Township Assessor's Book (Thank you to Arnie Luiken for sharing this!)
2011 Nov 3 Uploaded gravestone photos to GPP for Rose Hill cemetery
2011 Oct 5 Marriage Records, Book 1, 1881-1885
Register of Marriage Licenses 1856-1881
Released rewrite of website
2011 Sep 16 Gravestone photos to GPP for Fairview cemetery
2011 Sep 11 Gravestone photos to GPP for Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for Queen of Heaven Catholic (Reinbeck) cemetery
2011 Sep 9 Gravestone photos to GPP for German Township cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for Fredsville cemetery
2011 Aug 30 Gravestone photos to GPP for Elmwood cemetery
2011 Aug 28 Gravestone photos to GPP for Conrad cemetery
2011 Aug 24 Gravestone photos to GPP for Pleasant Valley Reformed Church cemetery
2011 Aug 23 Gravestone photos to GPP for Stout cemetery
2011 Jun 18 Gravestone photos to GPP for Oakland cemetery
2011 Jun 17 Gravestone photos to GPP for Fairfield Twp cemetery
2011 Jun 16 Gravestone photos to GPP for Colfax Center Presbyterian Reformed Church cemetery
2011 Jun 13 Gravestone photos to GPP for Alice Union cemetery
2011 Jun 11 Gravestone photos to GPP for Lincoln Twp cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for Holland cemetery
2011 May 25 New Photo Album
2011 Mar 10 Gravestone photos to GPP for East Friesland Presbyterian Church cemetery
2011 Jan 17 Gravestone photos to GPP for Hillcrest cemetery
2011 Jan 14 Gravestone photos to GPP for Pleasant Valley UMC cemetery
2011 Jan 13 Gravestone photos to GPP for Salem Lutheran cemetery
2011 Jan 10 Gravestone photos to GPP for Buck Grove cemetery
2011 Jan 7 Gravestone photos to GPP for Petersen cemetery
2011 Jan 6 Gravestone photos to GPP for St. Mary's Catholic cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for Grant Twp cemetery
2011 Jan 5 Gravestone photos to GPP for Benson cemetery
2011 Jan 3 Gravestone photos to GPP for Sheller cemetery
2011 Jan 2 Gravestone photos to GPP for Faith Presbyterian
2011 Jan 1 Gravestone photos to GPP for Melrose cemetery
2010 854 obituaries added in 2010. Search here
2010 Dec 9 Gravestone photos to GPP for St. Pau'ls church cemetery
2010 Dec 5 Gravestone photos to GPP for St. Peter's church cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for Washington Twp cemetery
2010 Dec 3 Gravestone photos to GPP for Weiss cemetery
2010 Dec 2 Gravestone photos to GPP for West Freisland Presbyterian Church cemetery
2010 Nov 30 Gravestone photos to GPP for First Christian Reformed Church cemetery
2010 Nov 22 Gravestone photos to GPP for Wellsburg Reformed Church cemetery
2010 Nov 19 Gravestone photos to GPP for Shiloh cemetery
2010 Oct 11 GPP surname index
2010 Oct 7 Gravestone photos to GPP for Ackley Christian Reformed cemetery
Gravestone photos to GPP for German M E Church cemetery
2010 Sep 30 Gravestone photos to GPP for Beaver Twp cemetery
2010 Sep 22 Gravestone photos to GPP for Pleasant Valley Twp cemetery
2010 Sep 11 School photos added to Docs
2010 Sep 7 WPA surname index
2010 Sep 4 1884-5 Iowa State Gazetteer
1911 Farmer's Directory
2010 Sep 1 George Wells Estate
Sketch of Grundy County
Newspapers
Historic Registries
2010 Aug 24 Completed Churches page
2010 Aug 15 1884 Landowners
Wellsburg School History
Wellsburg Graduates
2010 Aug 14 Two new Volunteers! Thank you Rick and Jean!
2010 Aug 13 Notable Citizens page
Funeral Homes page
2010 Aug 11 Completed all township histories Township Histories
2010 Jul 26 Shiloh Township by Claus Primus
2010 Jul 25 German Township by D. E. Aukes
2010 May 5 Grundy County was adopted by Tammy
2009 114 obituaries to date. Search here
2008 Dec 3 1860 Melrose Township Federal Census Transcription
2008 May 4 1883 List of Pensioners
2008 Apr 25 1860 Federal Census-Black Hawk, Beaver & Fairfield Twps complete
2007 Nov 02 Marriages
2007 Nov 1875 Andreas Atlas-Partial
Abandoned Towns of Grundy County
2006 Jul 3 Land Owners of German Township 1875