Robert Maharry

04/18/2018 - 7:55am

 Two years and five days after an initial hearing on a proposal for a 45-turbine, 90 megawatt wind farm in western Grundy County drew a crowd of over 50 citizens both for and against the project, many of the same faces filed into the Kling Memorial Library and made the same arguments regarding a final rezoning application from EDF Renewable Energy. It ended with the same result.

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04/18/2018 - 7:45am
A vacant school facility in Holland that has been closed for over 50 years will in all likelihood be torn down after city officials accepted a bid for the purchase of the property at a recent meeting.             According to the minutes, Gale and Dixie Venenga, who reside in the community,...
04/18/2018 - 7:40am
Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and in some cases, the stomach grow hungrier.             After first arriving in the alley behind Main Street during the summer of 2016 (and taking one year off), Maria’s Tacos is back in downtown Conrad—albeit at a new location—in the...
04/18/2018 - 7:37am
After initial reports in The Grundy Register last week indicated that the city of Gladbrook and G-R officials hoped to at least salvage the swimming pool and fitness center if the now-vacant campus there was demolished, unexpected expenses and an inability to find staff have increased the likelihood that the entire building will be torn down as...
04/18/2018 - 7:33am
A print media person complaining about Facebook is the latest example of the “Simpsons” meme that shows Homer’s father Abe angrily yelling at a cloud (ironically enough, it's published in the local paper), and admittedly, much of the animus is sour grapes. Zuckerberg and Co. have by and large replaced us as the primary source...
04/18/2018 - 7:28am
Dr. Cynthia Knight, the mayor of Union and an education professional by trade, took the BCLUW board to task over what she perceived as a lack of attention to three struggling teenagers in her city during last Wednesday night’s regular meeting.             “I see these kids who have...
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