Robert Maharry

12/13/2017 - 7:58am

Just over a week after authorities positively identified the body of 28-year-old Michael Johns of Grundy Center in rural Floyd County, law enforcement officials have not publicly named any persons of interest in the suspected homicide.

           

Johns went missing on October 25 and was last seen entering a gas station in...

12/13/2017 - 7:53am
Shane Metz still vividly remembers his first Waterloo Black Hawks game. It was 1980, he worked at John Deere, the union provided him with free tickets and the beverages were aplenty.             “If something’s free, you’re gonna go,” he said. “I went and had a...
12/13/2017 - 7:49am
Cara Doak is well aware of the preconceived notions that outsiders may hold about competitive dance, but to the six girls that she coaches, the 120-second routine they get to present once a year is a monumental occasion.             “It’s not like a regular team where if one girl...
12/13/2017 - 7:43am
Accounting is a notoriously tedious and mentally arduous line of work, but Doug Jordan stuck it out for four decades in Grundy Center—on his own, no less. Now, he’s finally preparing to enjoy a much-deserved retirement: although, as he admits, he hasn’t made any grandiose plans just yet.       ...
12/13/2017 - 7:40am
Mark Mann from the Public Professional and Maintenance Employees Local 2003 asked the Grundy County Board of Supervisors for a four percent across the board raise on behalf of the secondary roads department during Monday morning’s regular meeting.             “We’re going to...
12/06/2017 - 1:43pm
A trio of felony cases in Grundy County moved forward last week involving the theft of a lottery ticket, a large number of quarters, a camera that belonged to the sheriff’s office and an Airstream trailer.             All of the alleged infractions occurred in the western half of the...
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