Robert Maharry

06/19/2019 - 9:31am

Amidst concerns surrounding general decay and future liability, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to remove six trees in the southern and western sections of the courthouse lawn during Monday morning’s regular meeting.

           

Supervisor Jim Ross led...

06/12/2019 - 8:36am
Because “summer” never really begins until school is out, it feels like we’ve missed a whole two weeks now that it’s officially shifting into gear. I’ve already checked two summer festivals off of my annual list, and I haven’t written a column in forever—perhaps because I’m just not in the mood for...
06/12/2019 - 8:34am
The Grundy County Board of Supervisors acted on County Engineer Gary Mauer’s recommendation to close two bridges during Monday morning’s meeting, and 19 more are on the agenda for next week.             Of the two bridges now closed (previously embargoed at three tons), one (F-4)...
06/05/2019 - 10:14am
Tim Wolthoff was in his early 20s driving truck for a Wellsburg-based gravel hauling company, and he’d just purchased a brand new Citizens Band (CB) radio. When he reported for work on a Monday morning, it was gone: the whole fleet had been robbed. Up to that point, he’d wavered on what he wanted to do for the rest of his life, but in...
06/05/2019 - 9:56am
Andrew Stanley and Justin Fox have a lot in common: they’re both 28, both veterans, both graduates of Hawkeye Community College’s Police Science program and both new deputies with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office. Now, they’re looking forward to hitting the ground running and serving the people in a new capacity.  ...
06/05/2019 - 9:53am
The western half of the county will be busy this weekend as both Wellsburg and Conrad will kick off their annual town festivals.             Black Dirt Days, celebrating the area’s world famous soil, will begin first in Conrad on Friday, and this year’s theme is “We Will Rock...
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