Rob Maharry

10/25/2017 - 9:31am

GRUNDY CENTER- Of the families in Grundy Center who have gone the extra mile to make the exteriors of their homes fear factories this fall, each of them have their own reason. For one, it was a father-son building project, and for another, a generational tradition. But Alisha Albright, who lives on 5th Street and boasts a giant inflatable ghost and personalized graves in her yard, just wanted...

04/13/2017 - 10:03am
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 - 3:11pm
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,...
04/05/2017 - 3:03pm
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 - 2:55pm
  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 - 2:51pm
  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...
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