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,...

04/05/2017 - 4:03pm
Two BCLUW seniors received the highest honor that an individual speech contestant can receive when they qualified for the All-State festival in Cedar Falls and performed on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa last Monday.   Anna Dinsmore read “Pretty” by Katie Makkai, a sober analysis of growing up, womanhood, beauty...
04/05/2017 - 3:55pm
  Just two years after passing the massive budget reductions that resulted in the permanent closing of the district’s Gladbrook campus, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck board of education approved another round of cuts estimated to save $150,878 during its regular meeting on Thursday, March 23.   The cuts, which primarily target the special...
04/05/2017 - 3:51pm
  After members of the Wellsburg Fire Department discovered an issue in the tank of a newly purchased fire truck on the first call they took it out on in late February, the city held a special meeting on March 16 and discussed the matter further at its regular meeting on Monday night while it waits for firm numbers on the cost of the repairs...
04/05/2017 - 3:45pm
  A former teacher who has recently taken a strong interest in preserving a local waterway spoke to the Grundy County Board of Supervisors about his new project, the Black Hawk Creek Water and Soil Coalition, on Monday morning.   Clark Porter, now a resident of Waterloo, grew up around the creek, which runs through Grundy County before...
04/04/2017 - 1:21pm
After being convicted on three counts of Third Degree Sexual Abuse and one count of Lascivious Conduct with a Minor in February, a rural Cedar Falls man received a sentence of life in prison from Judge Joel Dalrymple at a hearing on Monday afternoon in Grundy County District Court.            ...
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