Robert Maharry

09/11/2019 - 10:31am

Darlene Reece was just 23 years old when she attended the inaugural meeting of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681 in 1946, and her husband Vern had recently returned from Navy service during World War II. Over seven decades later, she’s still an active member.

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09/11/2019 - 10:13am
Family comes first for Rhonda James, and it’s the reason she’s made her home in Grundy Center since 2010.             “When it was time for me to change hats, I wanted to stay local. I wanted to stay in Grundy Center,” she said.       ...
09/11/2019 - 10:09am
During one of its briefest meetings of the year, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors discussed road and annex building projects on Monday morning.             County Engineer Gary Mauer briefly touched on road rocking and said that asphalt patching around the county should start by the end...
09/11/2019 - 10:06am
Dike-New Hartford Superintendent Justin Stockdale always wants to be on the cutting edge, and during his tenure, he hasn’t been afraid to try new things.             So last year, he reached out to the Donovan Group, the district’s PR and Marketing firm out of Milwaukee, about...
09/04/2019 - 10:20am
Steve Anderson didn’t have to look far for inspiration in taking on water quality and soil health projects at his farm, which straddles the Grundy-Marshall-Tama County line south of Beaman. It came in the form of his two sons, Shadner and Sawyer.             “A lot of this...
09/04/2019 - 10:17am
For years, rural school districts have battled the perception that they don’t offer the same educational opportunities as their larger counterparts in metropolitan and suburban areas. Aplington-Parkersburg, Dike-New Hartford, Grundy Center and Gladbrook-Reinbeck, in conjunction with Hawkeye Community College, devised a unique solution of...
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