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10/20/2017 - 10:14am
ALLISON - A preliminary plan for a building to house Butler County physical and mental health organizations has begun.   The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract for $8,000 to develop floor plans and renderings of a potential Community Services Building.   Supervisor Tom Heidenwirth said the Community Services Building would contain the Public Health,...
10/18/2017 - 1:39pm
Meet the Clarksville Council Candidates By Bethany Carson Four candidates are running for the three open seats on the Clarksville council on November 7. Incumbents Dianne Renning and Roger Doty are seeking re-election. Todd Fails and Kai Brost are both running for a first term on the council. . Travis Sterken has not chosen to seek re-election....
10/18/2017 - 1:26pm
Superintendent Randy Strabala plans to retire on January 1, 2018.  Strabala has served as a shared superintendent for Clarksville and Nashua-Plainfield for three years. Upon Strabala’s retirement, Joel Foster, superintendent at North Butler, will take on his role as a shared superintendent.      “Clarksville...
10/18/2017 - 1:21pm
Persistent rain put a damper on festivities at Shell Rock’s first River Arts Festival on Saturday. But although the river float had to be cancelled, the public arts tour, entertainment at the Hoyt-Elliott Shelter and Boyd Building, and smelt feed went on, and were enjoyed by those who attended.      The Arts Tour featured...
10/18/2017 - 1:12pm
Gert (Willson) Wilken, 86, resides at the assisted living in Clarksville. Born to a Shell Rock family, she has been a lifelong Butler County resident. She and her husband owned and operated Wilken Grocery on Main Street in Clarksville for many years. Later in life, Wilken worked at the Dumont Nursing home while her husband managed the Dumont...
10/18/2017 - 1:05pm
The Rolling Prairie Trail is one step closer to the ultimate goal of reaching from east to west in Butler County. This spring 5.45 miles will be paved from Allison to Bristow. Butler County Conservation workers are already hard at work clearing the undeveloped ground where the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad tracks used to run. Schneider and...
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