Robert Maharry

10/18/2018 - 8:57am

The family of a Wellsburg man who committed suicide at the Grundy County Jail in 2016 will receive a settlement of $500,000 over claims that the staff’s reckless negligence resulted in his death, according to information first reported by the Des Moines Register last Wednesday.

           

Earl Slinker, the...

10/17/2018 - 7:46am
In the time it takes a person to order fast food from a drive thru window and pick it up, a farmer can now empty an entire truckload of grain at Mid-Iowa Cooperative’s brand new, $15 million Mill Junction facility north of Grundy Center.             The four full-time employees at the...
10/17/2018 - 7:32am
Eight-term incumbent U.S. Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) kept his focus on trade, agricultural issues and Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) during a stop at Ritchie Industries in Conrad last Thursday as the midterm election nears.             King touted the bipartisan Main Street Employee...
10/17/2018 - 7:28am
During a pair of follow-up interviews with The Grundy Register after his stop at Ritchie Industries in Conrad last Thursday, U.S. Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) discussed ethanol, the plight of dairy farmers and their reliance on the labor of undocumented workers, the national figures who have endorsed his Democratic opponent J.D. Scholten, the...
10/17/2018 - 7:16am
With all of the songs about teenage nostalgia and growing up out there, my favorite line has always come from the band Cross Canadian Ragweed: “You’re always 17 in your hometown.”             I was 17 the last time I played with my high school outfit, Rock Bottom, outside of...
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...
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