Rob Maharry

04/20/2017 - 9:10am

The city of Conrad will retain the old fire station property on Grundy Avenue once it moves into its new facility after the council made the decision at last Thursday night’s regular meeting.

           

What the building will be used for was not specified during the meeting, and the council also voted to transfer $44,...

04/13/2017 - 4:03pm
The Ankeny man charged in connection with a pair of attempted child enticements in the Dike area last summer has entered a written plea of not guilty, and his Grundy County trial is tentatively set for July.             Jeff Lee Altmayer, age 57, who is currently in custody in Jasper County...
04/13/2017 - 11:14am
Ashley Childers has lived in Wellsburg since she was eight years old, and now she can say that she works here, too: last week, she opened Ashley’s, a new hair salon located at 403 North Adams Street.             Prior to embarking on her latest endeavor, Childers, who attended Timothy...
04/13/2017 - 11:09am
Virtual reality pretty much allows students to do anything these days: dissect a cat, tear down an engine, learn about wiring or perform a medical procedure, to name a few. Students at BCLUW, in partnership with Hawkeye Community College, worked in a “STEMi” truck that sat outside of the middle school in Union last week and got a taste...
04/13/2017 - 11:03am
Although concrete details were sparse, a consortium of state and local conservation officials expressed a mutual interest in establishing a water quality and flooding mitigation partnership for Black Hawk Creek during a meeting at the Grundy County Conservation Office in Morrison on Friday afternoon.        ...
04/05/2017 - 4:11pm
I achieved a “Day in the Life” milestone on Friday afternoon at Brother’s Market: for the first time in the four-installment history of the series, I actually got to do something that the person I was job shadowing does on a daily basis. I cut meat!   Boneless pork chops, to be exact. So if you bought any over the weekend,...
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