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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
ALLISON — The Butler County auditor’s office has readied this year’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget for publication. If approved, county rates would fall about 76 cents per $1,000 from taxes payable in the current fiscal year.  ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
ALLISON — If the Allison City Council passes the budget now proposed, the tax on non-agricultural property within city limits will rise 66.2 cents per $1,000 assessed valuation, to $19.35227 per $1,000.   There will be no change on the ag...
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
GREENE — Bats swung and pitches flew— in different gyms — as a six-week baseball camp started Sunday, Feb. 22.   North Butler assistant varsity baseball coach Joey Miller spoke to half a dozen early elementary students in the...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:24pm
ALLISON — The City Council green-lighted amending water rates, which will return to what they were before a November increase.   Water rates were inadvertently changed in an ordinance that increased sewer rates, which was adopted on Oct....
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:17pm
GREENE — The North Butler School District moved closer to an answer about its financial future on Friday.   Friday was the deadline for the district to resubmit a corrective action plan for its second hearing before the School Budget...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:06pm
ALLISON — Country music artists Easton Corbin and opening act Josh Thompson will headline the 2015 Butler County Fair on Friday, June 26, the fair announced.   Corbin is known for songs, such as “All Over The Road” and “...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:03pm
  It’s lambing season for sheep farmers, and Ruth Seehusen of rural Greene is no exception.   She and her husband of 24 years, Ken Seehusen, have raised sheep in rural Greene for 20 years, going on 21 this spring.   The...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 6:54pm
Clarksville City Council to meet Monday   CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 2 at City Hall.   The public’s comments will be taken on the fiscal 2016 budget, and the budget is to...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 2:57pm
DES MOINES – Honestly, Caleb Wedeking claims to not have a lick of talent. But the North Butler senior wrestler went out with a win in the consolation championship at 160 pounds in Class 1A, finished with three top-four medals overall and more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 2:53pm
DES MOINES – Clarksville coach Tim Negen says he wishes he had 10 more wrestlers just like Skyler Popham. The senior 285-pounder reached the medal stand by finishing sixth in his only trip to the Class 1A state wrestling meet that...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:48pm
Lela H. Siebrands, 98, of Dumont, Iowa passed away February 18, 2015, at the Dumont Wellness Center. She was born March 13, 1916, to Claus and Reka (Lursen) Miller...    Funeral services were held Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Dumont...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:43pm
Karl Harken, age 82, of Aplington, Iowa, was born the son of Klaas and Malinda (Meyer) Harken on June 26, 1932, at home in Aplington...    Karl went to heaven Saturday, February 21, 2015.    Funeral Services for Karl were held...
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