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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Sheriff's Department has charged an Allison man with a controlled substance violation, fourth-degree theft and two counts of unauthorized possession of offensive weapons, according to criminal complaints filed...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
  The North Butler High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Beth Trulson, will participate Tuesday, March 31 in Class 1A at the 40th Annual Iowa Jazz Championships in Des Moines.   The annual state championship event invites the top...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
CLARKSVILLE — There are two main considerations when deciding whether a storm-damaged tree poses a hazard.   First, is there a problem with the tree? Second, is there a target that it will damage if it falls?   District Forester Joe...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 1:50pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more Veterans having access to the health care benefits they’ve earned.   Effective...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 1:38pm
Levi Duane Ackart  died on March 23, 2015 in Waterloo, Iowa attaining the age of seventy eight years, ten months and fifteen days.   The funeral service and burial were held in Avoca, Iowa on Thursday March 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. A...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:28am
CLARKSVILLE – Zach Sommerfelt cleared 20 feet even in the long jump to win the Wartburg Indoor title on Tuesday, March 17 at Waverly. It was Sommerfelt’s best effort so far in the early indoor season. There were, however, some doubts...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 11:59am
*Editor's note: Due to the upcoming March 31, 2015 extended deadline for program signup for the 2014 Farm Bill, this story is posted in part ahead of its scheduled print appearance, in the March 26 National Agriculture Week special section in...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:05am
SHELL ROCK — Gov. Terry Branstad visited with lab technician Laurie Severson from Greene Friday on a stop at the Zinpro Corp. [rural] Shell Rock site.*   Severson is the proof that there are good job opportunities in rural areas close to...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 9:57am
ALLISON — A box culvert Butler County had hastily installed on a cold day last November on a farm near Plainfield isn't draining properly, the landowner says.   The county engineer says he plans to make it right.   Landowner Kenn...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 9:38am
CLARKSVILLE —The Clarksville School board approved Monday filling the role of full-time elementary principal and curriculum director with some at-risk coordination responsibilities, starting next school year.   Eric Eckerman, now the at-...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 9:31am
CLARKSVILLE —City Council moved toward restricting parking near the Clarksville School and on another city street Monday.   The city passed the second reading of Ordinance No. 269, amending parking. The third reading will occur at the...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 9:25am
CLARKSVILLE — City maintenance purchased a street sweeper attachment for the front of an end-loader this month, which is expected to pay off in five years, compared to a rental sweeper.   On Monday, Maintenance Superintendent Matt Kampman...
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