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...

06/30/2017 - 2:46pm
Although details are currently sparse, a Wisconsin man has been charged in connection with an attempted child enticement after being arrested at the Grundy County Lake near Dike on Wednesday.   Carson Tyler Sibley, age 26, of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, faces one count of Enticing a Minor Under the Age of 16—Sexual Purpose, a Class D felony,...
04/20/2017 - 8:10am
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...
04/13/2017 - 3:03pm
The Ankeny man charged in connection with a pair of attempted child enticements in the Dike area last summer has entered a written plea of not guilty, and his Grundy County trial is tentatively set for July.             Jeff Lee Altmayer, age 57, who is currently in custody in Jasper County...
04/13/2017 - 10:14am
Ashley Childers has lived in Wellsburg since she was eight years old, and now she can say that she works here, too: last week, she opened Ashley’s, a new hair salon located at 403 North Adams Street.             Prior to embarking on her latest endeavor, Childers, who attended Timothy...
04/13/2017 - 10:09am
Virtual reality pretty much allows students to do anything these days: dissect a cat, tear down an engine, learn about wiring or perform a medical procedure, to name a few. Students at BCLUW, in partnership with Hawkeye Community College, worked in a “STEMi” truck that sat outside of the middle school in Union last week and got a taste...
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