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 - 7:07am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors discussed a proposal for an updated card access system at the two main entrances to the courthouse but ultimately tabled action to further assess the cost and necessity of the potential improvement.             County Treasurer Brenda Noteboom and Jesse...
10/10/2018 - 8:15am
“It’s okay Mommy. Jesus is in my heart,” three-year-old Aila Nesbitt told her mother upon receiving the news in July.             For Amy (Lage) Nesbitt, a 2005 Grundy Center High School graduate, and her husband Nick, who now live in Grimes, their worst fears had been...
10/10/2018 - 8:11am
When Terri Brown’s Dike Elementary second grade class started working on a book about notable figures in American history last year, she had no idea it would lead the students to national acclaim and recognition.             Featuring everyone from George Washington, George Washington...
10/10/2018 - 8:08am
By any objective standard, it’s completely irrational to feel sadness about the death of a celebrity, but because I’m a journalist, I’m fundamentally incapable of adhering to objective standards or rationality. I’ve always been a sap and something of a rock n’ roll nostalgic, and when the news about Tom Petty broke on...
10/10/2018 - 8:03am
A Wellsburg woman faces assault charges after allegedly attacking a male victim with a pair of scissors at a residence in town.             Carissa Louise Bryant was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault—Injury or Mental Illness First Offense on October 2 after deputy Kyle Wolthoff was...
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