Rob Maharry

03/23/2017 - 8:50am

After almost six years with Grundy County, Deputy County Auditor Heather Greiner was terminated from her position last week without explanation.

           

According to County Auditor Rhonda Deters, the final decision on the matter was hers, and all non-union, non-elected county employees are considered “employees at...

03/23/2017 - 8:47am
After hearing from Denise Ballard and Cindy Allen of the Iowa Governmental Health Care Plan (IGHCP) for approximately a half hour, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously accept the rate of increase for insurance premiums for county employees by 5.5 percent for the upcoming fiscal year.        ...
03/23/2017 - 8:41am
When I sit down with three BCLUW High School students who are involved with writing and creating “The Comet Community,” a new monthly online newspaper in its first year of publication, on Monday, I had to get the most pressing, important question out of the way first: are you guys trying to compete with me?     ...
03/23/2017 - 8:36am
The BCLUW board of education approved the purchase of a new gas-powered school bus and a scoreboard for the high school gym during Monday morning’s regular meeting.             The low bid for the bus, a 320 horsepower Ford with a 6.8 liter V10 engine, came from Blue Bird at a total cost...
03/22/2017 - 5:07pm
The Grundy Center Airport is minimalistic by almost any measure: located along Highway 175 about four miles west of town, it’s essentially a 2,250’x60’ grass strip with an unpowered shed housing three hangars. Merl Manning of Eldora, who mows the grass weekly and owns the lone ultralight aircraft based here, is the only person...
03/22/2017 - 5:03pm
CONRAD- A Gladbrook native with 15 years of legal experience is moving her practice from Marshalltown to Conrad, and Jennie Wilson-Moore and her husband, Jake, caught up with The Grundy Register last week to discuss the rationale for the relocation and the small town environment that she found so appealing.   Wilson-Moore graduated from...
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