Robert Maharry

08/15/2018 - 4:16pm

The annual Doggie Dip has become one of Conrad's most popular late summer attractions in the last few years, and 2018 was no different. A large crowd of canines and their owners showed up to cool off, relax and mark the closure of the pool for the season. Photos can be found below, and to purchase prints, click this...

08/08/2018 - 8:41am
A rural Grundy Center man who has been convicted of Domestic Abuse Assault on three prior occasions in Tama and Grundy Counties has been charged yet again after an argument that allegedly turned physical on July 30.             According to a police report, a 911 caller reported the Kamakani...
08/08/2018 - 8:37am
As the story of a 20-year-old central Iowa woman’s disappearance makes its way into the national news cycle amidst a statewide panic over a perceived uptick in abductions, it hits close to home in more ways than one. Eight months after 28-year-old Michael Johns of Grundy Center was found dead of an apparent homicide in rural Floyd County,...
08/08/2018 - 8:29am
One of Iowa’s two U.S. senators announced a public meeting in Grundy Center, which would have been the first to be held here since she was elected in 2014, only to cancel it about a day later for unspecified reasons.             Joni Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, was scheduled to...
08/08/2018 - 8:27am
As the nation descends further into unbridled madness and the daily news cycle becomes little more than a stalemated locker room slap fight between two middle school boys after P.E. class, civility and moral high ground are suddenly all the rage. “WHY CAN’T WE JUST TALK TO EACH OTHER?!” a resident Beltway media centrist is almost...
08/01/2018 - 8:29am
Even before Donald Trump imposed tariffs on foreign-made goods that launched a so-called “trade war,” primarily between the United States and China, Iowa farmers had been taking it on the chin for the last few years due to a combination of high input costs and low commodity prices. The retaliation against American pork, corn and...
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