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Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 12:29am
To the community of Allison   After serious consideration, the Wilder Days Committee will be stepping down from organizing any future Wilder Days events.   Due to increasingly busy family schedules and diminishing manpower, we felt we...
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 12:25am
  Changes to the scope of the Allison portion of the farm-to-market road have cleared one governmental committee and are to come before the full Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments this month.   "We will not know any solid...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:38pm
  Clarksville City Council appointed a deputy city clerk at the Monday, Feb. 1 City Council meeting.   A deputy clerk position was created for advancement to city clerk after training is completed.   Deputy Clerk Lori Peterson will...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:33pm
  Clarksville Junior/Senior High School Principal Robert Saathoff has announced that the administration of the Iowa Assessments (previously known as the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and the Iowa Tests of Educational Development) will take place...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:19pm
  Those who served their country often have interesting stories to tell, but drawing them out is the challenge.   "My dad didn't share much with us about his time in World War II," daughter Karen (Konig) Alberts said. "...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:13pm
  Editor's note: Part two of a series. Part one ran Jan. 28. Next week: Trans Pacific Partnership.   Perceived government overreach in agriculture formed the theme when regional Farm Bureau representatives sat down with U.S. Sen. Joni...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:08pm
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:03pm
  North Butler Junior-Senior High School in Greene held a Mock Iowa Caucus on Friday, Jan. 29.   Students were divided into three groups: seventh and eighth grade, ninth and 10th grade, and 11th and 12th grade. There were Democratic and...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6:55pm
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6:48pm
  Mariah Wefel, 18, Clarksville, said Wednesday, Jan. 27 was her first time participating in a mock caucus, and Monday, Feb. 1 would be her first time participating in the Presidential Caucus.   She hit the ground running. Wefel is a...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6:32pm
  Mark the calendar for the renowned Glenn Miller Orchestra at Wilder Park, Allison, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.   The free admission concert, sponsored by the Allison Park Board, will be the second performance for...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 5:13pm
Editor’s note: Part one of two. Part two is tentatively slated for the following week. Perceived government overreach in agriculture formed the theme when regional Farm Bureau representatives sat down with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, (R, IA) at a...
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