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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 6:00am
  NOTE: Laura Hippen, from Aplington, has been chosen to be the 2015 Relay for Life of Butler County’s Honored Survivor. She has taken the time to recall her cancer story and is sharing it in an effort to inform others who may face the...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:11pm
  A windstorm that swept the area the morning of Monday, June 22 wreaked havoc on the Packard elevator, damaged two telephone poles in Dumont and snapped many a tree.   Two bins collapsed and a third caved in at Innovative Ag Services in...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:02pm
  Iowa Northern Railway Co. has about 30 staffers in Butler County between train crews and administration. That's according to company President Daniel R. Sabin, based in Cedar Rapids, who spoke with nine attendees on an Iowa Farm Bureau...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:48pm
  Clarksville High School/Clarksville Community School alumni gathered in the east gym on June 13 for the 44th reunion.   A tally of guests shows 131 alumni, three former teachers and 30 guests were present. A map of the United States...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:39pm
ALLISON — After splitting 2-2 on two separate motions, City Council tabled a wage increase for fiscal 2016 on Monday, June 22.   "Wages, for next month?" Mayor Scot Henrichs asked the council after the unsuccessful votes. "...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:35pm
ALLISON — City Council took some philanthropic actions on Monday, June 22.   The council voted to donate $5,230 miscellaneous income it received from a court case involving railroad right-of-way to the 5.2-mile Allison-Bristow segment of...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:31pm
  Morgan Davis, daughter of Chet and Bridget Shultz and Craig Davis, represented Greene in the Butler County Fair Queen pageant on June 24. She was crowned at Greene River Days on Friday, June 19.   First runner-up was Chloe Jensen,...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:28pm
DUMONT — There’s a "for sale by owner" sign in the window of the Community Bowl in Dumont, but bowlers, take heart.   Ann Nalan, who co-owns the bowling alley, game room and restaurant with her husband, Bill Nalan, said...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 5:53pm
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 5:51pm
ALLISON — An attorney defending two recent Allison transplants against a simple misdemeanor charge they face for harboring a pit bull addressed Allison City Council on Monday, June 22.   On March 16, City Attorney Martin Petersen accused...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 11:08am
CLARKSVILLE – How does Jeff Stirling set aside family playing on the other side of the field when his North Butler softball team comes to his hometown? His answer: easily. “It’s easy, I worry about my own team,” coach...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 11:05am
SHEFFIELD – Putting pressure on Corn Bowl Conference foe North Butler, West Fork had its lead-off man reach in every single inning to post an eventual 5-1 baseball win over the Bearcats on Friday, June 19. Three walks, two errors and a base...
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