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06/18/2018 - 11:34am
Shell Rock River flooding abated just in time for Greene River Days festivities to kick off.      A highlight of the Friday evening festivities was the crowning of Sarah Goodrich as the 2018 River Days Queen and Miss Congeniality. Alexis Stirling was crowned first runner-up, and Jenna Hauser was second runner-up. Aliza Wadey and Lincoln Schroeder were Little Miss and Little Mr...
06/18/2018 - 11:29am
The Clarksville splash pad has seen continued improvements the past two weeks with the addition of new cement surrounding the splash pad, a picnic table memorial from the family of Jim and Joyce Hinders, and four round picnic tables, two of which are equipped with solar umbrellas and charging ports for iPhone and Android devices. Three additional...
06/18/2018 - 11:06am
This is the last week of free neonicotinoid testing for wells in Butler County, according to County Environmental Health Specialist Misty Kroeze.      The neonicotinoid testing, which began in April and ends June 27, is part of a study by the state hygienic lab on contamination of water by neonicotinoids, chemicals widely used...
06/18/2018 - 10:47am
Jacob Risse of rural Sumner represented the Butler County REC during the annual REC Youth Tour in Washington D.C. June 7-14. He has also been chosen as Iowa’s 2018-2019 Youth Leadership Council Delegate, and will return to D.C. July 14-18 to represent the state of Iowa.      Delegates from almost every state will present...
06/18/2018 - 10:42am
Join Addyson Clark with the Sugar Daddy’s Jazz Trio at Wilder Park, Allison on Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m.      Addyson, daughter of Kirk and MaTina Clark of Allison is a 2017 graduate of North Butler High School. She is set to receive a degree from NIACC in the spring of 2019. While at NIACC, she is very involved in many...
06/13/2018 - 2:21pm
The annual Pioneer Days spelling bee was held at the Clarksville library and attended by 34 participants and a room full of supporters.      Dottie Winkey won the adult spelling bee, while Claire Lodge finished first in fifth and sixth grade, Elliott Schneiderman in third and fourth grade and Harlan Barnett in first and second...
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