Robert Maharry

10/22/2018 - 11:35am

A pair of squandered scoring opportunities and a controversial fourth down conversion in the last minute on a fake punt sunk Grundy Center’s playoff hopes against Wapsie Valley as the Spartans dropped a 14-7 heartbreaker on their home field last Friday night.

           

Grundy Center (5-4, 3-3) managed just 135 yards...

10/17/2018 - 7:10am
During a regular monthly meeting that literally clocked in at one minute, the Conrad city council approved a host of items on the consent agenda and a pair of annual reports.             As part of the consent agenda, the council approved a native wine permit for Wilkerson Hardware, a Class C...
10/17/2018 - 7:07am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors discussed a proposal for an updated card access system at the two main entrances to the courthouse but ultimately tabled action to further assess the cost and necessity of the potential improvement.             County Treasurer Brenda Noteboom and Jesse...
10/10/2018 - 8:15am
“It’s okay Mommy. Jesus is in my heart,” three-year-old Aila Nesbitt told her mother upon receiving the news in July.             For Amy (Lage) Nesbitt, a 2005 Grundy Center High School graduate, and her husband Nick, who now live in Grimes, their worst fears had been...
10/10/2018 - 8:11am
When Terri Brown’s Dike Elementary second grade class started working on a book about notable figures in American history last year, she had no idea it would lead the students to national acclaim and recognition.             Featuring everyone from George Washington, George Washington...
10/10/2018 - 8:08am
By any objective standard, it’s completely irrational to feel sadness about the death of a celebrity, but because I’m a journalist, I’m fundamentally incapable of adhering to objective standards or rationality. I’ve always been a sap and something of a rock n’ roll nostalgic, and when the news about Tom Petty broke on...
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