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Friday, August 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
  The Ventilation Workshop scheduled for Sept. 1 at the Emergency Services Building in Allison has been canceled due to low interest.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 6:45pm
Trinity's 'Picnic in the Park' planned Aug. 29 St. John's Lutheran of Vilmar, Summer Social set Aug. 30 Cowboy Church at Clarksville Church of Christ Aug. 30 Ernst staff announces office hours set Sept. 2 to help Iowans working with...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 9:43pm
  Chad Hart, ISU Extension grain market specialist, called himself "Dr. Doom" as he discussed grain market trends and provided a market forecast at the Borlaug Learning Center Field Day Aug. 19 in Nashua.   The U.S. Department of...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 9:32pm
  Some 50 children converged on Wilder Park Aug. 16 to learn skills of use in nature.   The children, under age 14, practiced wildlife calls, archery, air rifle marksmanship, fishing and kayaking as part of North Butler Pheasants Forever...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 9:15pm
  The North Butler School Board tentatively approved one of three bidders to buy the former Greene Elementary, when it met on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at North Butler High School in Greene. A public hearing will be Wednesday, Sept. 16.   Bidders...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 9:01pm
  The first round of 2015-2016 Butler County property taxes, 50 percent of this year's total bill, is coming due Sept. 30.   Whether and how the overall tax bill moves depends on how the various levies balance. The various levies,...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:09pm
North Butler's cross country teams started the Bearcats' scrimmage night with an exhibition run at Round Grove Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 21. The Bearcats' boys team is ranked No. 15 in Class 1A in the pre-season rankings according to...
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 11:53pm
  Trinity Reformed Church invites the community to its Ice Cream Social from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The menu includes beef burgers, ham sandwiches, potato salad, pie, soft-serve ice cream, chips and beverages. There will be a free-will...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:51pm
  On Saturday, Aug. 22, golfers and do-gooders will flock to the 5th Annual Kris Walters Memorial Golf Tournament to help fund a service dog for a Clarksville toddler with autism, 2 1/2-year-old Brior McCully.   The golf tournament is sold...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:30pm
  Voters will visit the polls for school board elections from noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8. School elections managed through the Butler County Auditor's Office and on the September ballot are North Butler, Clarksville, Aplington-...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:15pm
  Troy Groeneveld, 51, of Greene pleaded guilty on May 18 to an amended charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The part of Iowa law cited [in sentencing filed July 27 in Butler County District Court] pertains to...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:05pm
  It has been spotted parked behind the Fire Department, but the new Clarksville ambulance isn’t quite ready to go yet.   Radio communications are being installed with an estimated date in-service of Sept. 1, City Clerk Larry Betts...
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