Robert Maharry

12/12/2018 - 8:15am

For years, most food drives have followed the same template. Bring in canned goods to a local food bank, and hope that the items eventually reach families in need. This winter, however, Dike-New Hartford middle school students are trying something different: they’ve used the money they’ve raised in their classrooms to purchase slow cookers filled with ingredients and recipes to...

12/05/2018 - 7:42am
Derek Coulter, a Beaman native and 2014 BCLUW High School graduate, has been named the Iowa State University College of Design’s student marshal for the upcoming December commencement ceremony.             The marshal is selected on the criteria of grade point average (GPA) and...
12/05/2018 - 7:35am
I don’t get out to movie theaters as much as I used to because, to be quite honest, in the age of Netflix, on demand and streaming until you drop, it rarely feels worth the effort. But in the last month or so, I’ve gone three times, and what have I seen? A remake, a remake and a sequel in a series that’s now at nine or 10...
12/05/2018 - 7:30am
Grundy County will pursue federal funds to replace a high-traffic bridge on Zaneta Road near the Pioneer Road (T65) intersection north of Reinbeck after a unanimous vote of support from the board of supervisors on Monday morning.             As County Engineer Gary Mauer explained, the Federal...
11/28/2018 - 8:03am
Chris and Marcia Snowden have lived and worked in some of the hottest real estate markets in the country—the Colorado Springs/Denver corridor and northern California between the Bay Area and Sacramento, to name a few. Why, then, have the developers chosen a sleepy mobile home park in Conrad, Iowa, as their latest project and the place where...
11/28/2018 - 7:58am
Conrad’s annual Christmas celebration will return to town on Saturday with the theme ‘A Very Vintage Christmas’ and all of the usual attractions that have made it a hit in the past.             The events of the day will lead up to the now famous “Snowball Drop”...
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