Robert Maharry

02/17/2018 - 6:29pm

There are hard fought victories, and then there are knock down, drag out brawls that more closely resemble a bare knuckle boxing match than a basketball game. Friday night’s Class 2A regional semifinal matchup between Grundy Center and Aplington-Parkersburg fell into the latter category.

           

“Both teams...

02/15/2018 - 11:43am
PARKERSBURG- Mid-Iowa Cooperative’s northward expansion entered a new phase last week with the announcement of an initial investment in the Sinclair Elevator near Parkersburg and plans to buy a controlling stake at a later date.             “It’ll be a gradual process...
02/14/2018 - 1:44pm
When one of Grundy Center’s marquee players has an off night, another one steps in to fill the void.             Leading scorer Hailey Wallis finished with just six points during a Class 2A regional quarterfinal win over BCLUW on Tuesday night, but fellow junior Brooke Flater more than...
02/14/2018 - 8:00am
For the better part of the last two years, BCLUW Middle School science teacher Evan Ascherl has been giving orders to students. For the next few months, however, he’ll get used to taking them upon returning to his other job as a mechanic in the Air National Guard and deploying in Afghanistan.         ...
02/14/2018 - 7:57am
Grundy County’s most candid and idiosyncratic supervisor has officially announced that he will not seek re-election in 2018, and in typical fashion, 78-year-old Harlyn Riekena offered anything but a sentimental explanation for the decision.             “I’m just getting too...
02/14/2018 - 7:55am
It’s been said that the personal is political, and the line between the two became increasingly blurry during one of Republican State Representative Pat Grassley’s listening posts at the Dike City Hall on Friday morning.             Jane Close, a fellow New Hartford resident who...
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