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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:43pm
Shake your groove thing; shake your groove thing, yeah yeah. This year’s fourth annual Wilder celebration, slated for Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, takes on a ‘70s theme – Get Your Groove On at Wilder Daze. Read full...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:41pm
Located in the Allison Industrial Park, an extension of Oak Street is being done by Cunningham Construction Co., Inc., of Cedar Falls. Last week, laborers cut and cleaned out lines for the road. The street will eventually connect to the newest...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:39pm
Families have to deal with death, but not usually murder. Siblings Mardy Hornsby and Seth and Naomi Gallmeyer, however, were each dealt that blow Oct. 4, 2012, when their father, Ken Gallmeyer, was found dead. Known forrunning Ken’s...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:36pm
Butler County’s only motel in Allison, Emerald Door Inn, has added four rooms. After overhauling the former motel at 21725 Iowa Highway 3 in 2009, owners Randy and Joan Moad have constructed another building west of the original one, with...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:34pm
After back-to-back rainouts, the Allison Cats finally took the field Sunday, splitting at Oelwein. In an amateur baseball doubleheader, the Cats won the opener, 4-3, and lost the latter, 8-3. Currently at 5-3, Allison stays tied for first...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 2:49pm
  ALLISON – Playing a day-evening double dip, North Butler’s softball team got what it needed in the form of a fast three inning conference victory over Riceville on Thursday, July 3. Though allowing single runs in the first...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 2:46pm
ALLISON – Riceville (13-11) poured it on in the third, fourth and fifth innings to take an 11-0 win over North Butler’s baseball team in five innings on Wednesday, July 2. Jake Kraft threw a two-hitter, helping his own cause by going...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 3:24pm
The Allison Lions Club will serve an Omelet Breakfast during Wilder Days, Saturday, July 19, from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. at Wilder Park, Allison. Egg omelets will be made with ingredients of your choice such as cheese, ham, green peppers, and...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 3:21pm
Butler County Conservation and Nature naturalist intern Michelle Burson is hosting a short backpacking trip at Heery Woods Nature Center Saturday, July 19. Beginning at 10 a.m., the free program is estimated to last a couple hours. Learning...
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 4:40pm
Ada Miller, 94, of Clarksville, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarksville. Ada Ruth Miller was born October 21, 1919, at Clarksville, the daughter of Carlyle and Ruth (Darby) Miller...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 5:33pm
Clarksville residents Clarksville residents Michelle and Dave Lucas hosted and planned the second annual Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome Conference June 19-22. The couple began the event last year in honor of their late sons, Keith and Daniel, as well as...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 5:30pm
Heery Woods State Park dam, built in the mid-1930s, is currently facing problems. During the 2008 flood, a large tree got hung up on the dam, and water rushed around the roots and face over the years.  Then, when the water was low in 2011...
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