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08/10/2018 - 1:23pm
This school year, North Butler welcomes Spanish Teacher Angie Holzer to the Bearcat team.      Holzer comes from Charles City, where she taught Spanish for 14 years. Previously, she taught at Nora Springs for nine years.      “I just wanted a change—to try a smaller community. Plus, it’s a quick drive from my house. I live 10 miles north...
08/03/2018 - 12:16pm
Russ Martin, age 93, of Clarksville, IA and his amateur partner James Baumler, age 13, of West Union, IA, the oldest and youngest competitors, combined to win the 2018 Fayette County Fair Pro-Am Tournament on Wednesday of the fair.  Martin and Baumler shared wins-loses-ties of 2-1-1 for first place, but won the overall Championship with 21...
08/03/2018 - 11:06am
If you’ve lived in Clarksville long, or if you’re one of those who watch the Clarksville Star classifieds for good deals, chances are you’ve heard of Ivan and Katherine Ackerman.      On Saturday, August 11, their family is holding one last sale—the Ivan and Katherine Ackerman estate household and...
08/03/2018 - 10:29am
The Butler County Conservation Board and Friends of Heery Woods Nature Center celebrated 30 years of Environmental and Outdoor Recreation programs on Sunday.      Visitors to the nature center were treated to a variety of speakers and events. Mike Miner, Butler County Conservation Director, discussed the future of the program....
07/31/2018 - 1:33pm
Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp near Bristow is bustling with activity. This week is family camp, the last of nine camps held there this summer.      Camp season kicked off in June with the first junior high camp and included two junior high camps, an overnight camp, two high school camps, a fourth to sixth grade camp,...
07/30/2018 - 10:02am
This July, two Butler County residents, Kortney Sherburne of Aplington and Jason Edeker of Allison, were among 30 who traveled with the Emmanuel Covenant Church group to spend a week working at the Emmanuel Kingdom Ministries Children’s Home in Mexico.      Sherburne has sponsored a child at the home since February, and...
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