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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
Easement agreements are under way for the Allison portion of the farm-tomarket road, which is to span from Seventh Street at Linden to and including Main Street. Sidewalk approaches will need to be replaced with Americans with Disabilities Act-...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:01pm
Brothers Carl R. “Bob” and Milt Hoodjer started Hoodjer Excavating in 1982 and closed the business to retire in 2016. Their finds over the years, along with those of Chris Hoodjer Construction (established in 1945), are the subject of an...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Clarksville Police Chief Barry Mackey and Officer Robert Landrum  educated the Wolf Scouts at their pack meeting on Jan. 11, on the importance of being good citizens in the community. In this photo, Briggs Hoodjer tries on the heavy armor as...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
A Waterloo man is accused of sexually abusing the daughter of his girlfriend- at-the-time, while the man was living at the girlfriend’s house with her children in Parkersburg. Andrew James Faulkner, 36, of Waterloo, was accused of sexual abuse...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:58pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 17, heard concerns about noise from a local business and a road construction project planned for the summer. Allen Mulder, who lives one half mile north of the Sinclair Elevator...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:57pm
Inpatient treatment center would like to add access, medication assisted treatment With news reports of overdose death increases from prescription and street opioids, now an antidote is more widely available legally in Iowa. OPIOIDS AND U.S.:...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:53pm
Jeffrey Lynn Kielman, age 55, of Allison, died Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, of natural causes. Visitation was held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Redman- Schwartz Funeral Home in...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:52pm
James Barton McAninch, 91, of Cedar Falls, died on January 14, 2017. Celebrate Life Iowa is in charge of cremation. A memorial service will be held in Cedar Falls at a future date. Condolences and memorials may be sent to M. Grimm, P.O. Box 718,...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:05pm
Janice “Jan” Kay Jungling, 66, of Dumont, Iowa, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017, at her home in Dumont. Visitation was held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, January 22, 2017, at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Dumont. Private...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:56pm
HAMPTON – North Butler’s wrestling team was strong before and it got even more so with the return of its Class 1A No. 7-ranked senior 160-pounder Dalton Nelson. Nelson returned after sitting the first half of the season while recovering...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:11pm
A commercial staple of Clarksville, K & S Grocery & Variety, has been sold to new owners and will continue to operate. Starting Feb. 1, 2017, Matt and Mandy Kampman will be taking over. Mandy Kampman is going to run the store, and Matt...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:10pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 10 debated whether to bring a new set of GIS mapping flights to the county. Assessor Deb McWhirter brought the request, noting that the last flights were three years ago and...
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