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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 12:36am
DES MOINES - All three North Butler wrestlers will wrestle Friday with two on the front side after round one of the Class 1A state meet on Thursday. Dalton Nelson won by major decision over Don Bosco's Bryce Schares at 160, Brandon Trees earned...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:20pm
BUTLER COUNTY – Community members in Butler County can look forward to seeing a new face around town. Cali Ryder, formerly of Muscatine, has joined the Parkersburg Eclipse, Butler County Tribune-Journal, and Clarksville Star as a marketing...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:19pm
For the second time in less than five months a Butler County man has claimed a $10,000 lottery prize. On Friday, Feb. 3, Jeff Chesnut of Clarksville claimed the 28th of 72 prizes of $10,000 available in the lottery’s “$250,000 Riches...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:18pm
BUTLER COUNTY – Emergency responders and fire department members throughout the county now have access to an innovative, new smartphone app that promises to cut response times and increase efficiency of emergency workers. The new app, “I...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:17pm
East Butler Ramblers 4-H club met Sunday, Feb. 5 in Clarksville. Several activities kept the 4-Hers busy.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:54pm
LAKE MILLS – North Butler four-time state qualifier Dalton Nelson will have a little company with first-time qualifiers, cousins Brandon Trees and Bryce Trees, when this week’s Class 1A state wrestling meet commences in Des Moines. The...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:43pm
ACKLEY – AGWSR coach Laurie Gann knew she was going to get North Butler’s best shot. She told her players not to be surprised if they were down early, possibly even at half, and they were down until mid-way through the second quarter....
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:39pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:52pm
The Clarksville City Council approved a resolution at Monday night’s council meeting to switch its utility billing from quarterly to monthly. Deputy City Clerk Lori Peterson said that the motivation for the switch was primarily public driven....
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:48pm
Jason Edeker had never flown on a plane before, nor had he ever left the country, or even seen an ocean. His entire life, he had lived in Allison, Iowa, but all that changed for him when he was 21-years-old.      His first trip...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:46pm
Tucked in a wooded area in the northwest quadrant of Butler County is a more than 30-acre campground: Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp. It came into existence in 1963 with the first camp season coming the next summer in 1964. Location is one...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:40pm
Submitted by Kirk Clark, NBES Social Studies Teacher ALLISON – Lucas Martzahn, a 7th grade student at North Butler Jr./Sr. High School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 27, 2017, and a chance at...
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