Robert Maharry

01/17/2018 - 7:57am

The Felix Grundy Days committee has booked one of the most popular cover bands in Iowa for this year’s festival, and according to chairwoman Mindy Greany, the Cedar Falls-based Pork Tornadoes are indicative of a larger push to attract more patrons to the downtown area in early July.

           

“In order for us to...

01/17/2018 - 7:32am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors heard requests from a total of eight departments and went into executive session to discuss a potential land acquisition for conservation during a lengthy meeting on Monday morning.             The fair board was the only group to ask for a major increase...
01/11/2018 - 11:44am
A Hiawatha man has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant and charged with two separate felony counts of Lascivious Acts with a Child stemming from alleged incidents of inappropriately touching two young females in Conrad last May.             According to the criminal complaint filed by the...
01/10/2018 - 7:59am
Wrestling isn’t the easiest or most glamorous sport in the world, and in recent years, smaller schools have been struggling to attract the numbers to even put together a full team. But there are signs of hope, perhaps nowhere more encouraging than right here in Aplington and Parkersburg: the Dirty Bird Wrestling Club is having its best year...
01/10/2018 - 7:54am
Grundy County Supervisor Mark Schildroth knew he had a tough act to follow when he took office at the beginning of 2003, and that his predecessor—his father, Don—would be keeping a close eye on him.    “It’s something I had to come around to gradually. I did not know that I would be the next person to sit in...
01/10/2018 - 7:50am
In a nation so hopelessly addicted to self-help books, fad diets and political demagoguery, it’s easy to take solace in the idea that some extraneous force, some minor adjustment in the way we live our lives or a change as trivial as the coming of a new year is the remedy that will solve everything once and for all. Professional tip: you...
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