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08/22/2019 - 10:31am
A lifetime of dedicated community service paid off in a big way for Butler County’s War-ren Van Dyke. Van Dyke, a local volunteer from Greene, served as Iowan of the Day on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Iowa State Fair. The award honors individuals who personify the greatness of Iowa with integrity, dependability, a strong work ethic, loyalty to helping others and an exceptional sense of...
08/15/2019 - 11:41am
Every summer Boy Scouts from Allison and Greene head out on an adventure. This summer they headed to Lake Superior’s national shore line. The group started off in the Porcupine Mountain of Michigan for some hiking, which did not go as planned. Scouts are taught to “be prepared,” however, they were not ready for the black fly...
08/15/2019 - 11:39am
Sharing the love of Christ is a passion for Kortney Sherburne of Aplington, Jason Edeker of Greene, and his girlfriend Karly Nederhoff, who were among a group of 20-25 who travelled with Emmanuel Covenant Church to spend a week (July 13-19) working at the Emmanuel Kingdom Ministries Children’s Home in Juarez, Mexico. “God put us on...
08/02/2019 - 1:35pm
    TrinityRail Maintenance Services (TRMS) officially broke ground for their new railcar maintenance and services facility at Logistics Park in Butler County on the afternoon of July 23.     “The facility here in Shell Rock will be the first of its kind, and it will be the premier facility in North America,”...
08/02/2019 - 1:21pm
    Clarksville Associate High School Principal Bob Saathoff recently retired after many years of service to the district. This isn’t his first try at retirement, but this time, he’s hoping to stay retired.     Saathoff first started teaching in Clarksville in 1979 and became principal in 1990. He served as...
08/02/2019 - 1:06pm
    Bristow Fun Days kicked off with a running start Saturday morning with the Bristow America 5K and featured a flea market, parade, kids’ games, and Prairie Tractor Pullers Mini Rods, a street dance, and plenty of good food before culminating with an antique tractor and pickup pull on Sunday.     The 5K run/walk...
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