Bethany Carson

09/20/2017 - 1:14pm
After serving nearly 26 years on the floor as an LPN at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Terry Roose will now serve as activity director. She fills the position left by Suzie Wubbena, who has moved on to work at the care center in Greene.      “It’s my dream job,” Roose said.      Crafty activities have always been...
09/20/2017 - 1:09pm
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a dairy farmer? Clarksville farmers Dan and Lynn Bolin welcome you to find out.      The couple moved back to Clarksville in December 2015 to continue their family’s 125-year farming tradition, and now they offer tours and “Be a Farmer” experiences at their...
09/20/2017 - 1:02pm
Shell Rock has a rich artistic heritage, and this year, they’re determined to celebrate it, as they gear up for the first annual River Arts Festival on October 14.      “25 years ago, we had a smelt feed at the Sportsman’s Club that was very popular. That and the arts are the basis. We wanted to bring that...
09/20/2017 - 12:55pm
Over 150 riders gathered for the Juvenile Diabetes Trail Ride in Clarksville last weekend. Riders hailed from throughout Butler County and from Cedar Rapids, Newhall, Toledo, and Ionia to Nashua, Garner, New Hampton, Rockford and Ackley.      Organizer Pam Lore’s brother may have travelled the furthest, coming from...
09/20/2017 - 12:45pm
Megan Neuendorf is the new 8th grade science, 7th grade math, Algebra 1 and Computer Science Principles teacher at North Butler, but she’s a familiar figure at the high school after serving as junior varsity softball coach for the past three years.      The best part of working at North Butler so far for Neuendorf has...
09/18/2017 - 1:02pm
Self-reliance and independence have been a tradition in the Witte family ever since Gary Witte’s grandfather left Germany as an 18-year old to work in Iowa as a farm laborer.      That spirit of adventure and search for a better life still inspires Witte, his daughters Kelly Larson, Laura Sauls and Holly Grover, son Nick...
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