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09/24/2018 - 4:43pm
Maddie Poppe of Clarksville, the 2018 winner of American Idol, has been voted a finalist for the E! Network's People's Choice Award as Competition Contestant of 2018. In the final round of voting, she will face off against Nikki Bella of Dancing with the Stars, Brynn Cartelli of The Voice, Cody Nickson of The Amazing Race and Eva Igo of World of Dance. The competition started with 12...
09/14/2018 - 12:53pm
It’s no understatement to say that Butler and Bremer counties have good soil, and good farmers who know how to utilize it.      One such farmer, Thomas Huck of Plainfield, was recognized at the Iowa State Fair Crop contest this August, taking home ribbons for Best Overall Soybeans, first place in soybean sweepstakes,...
09/14/2018 - 12:46pm
Dennis and Alysha Palmer of Bristow have a passion for providing fresh produce for their neighbors throughout Butler County. It’s a family tradition.      In the spring, the Palmers offer flowers and plants, and move on to selling fruits and vegetables as the season progresses. In autumn they offer mums, pumpkins and...
09/14/2018 - 12:41pm
At Butler Center Baked Goods in rural Allison, there’s a wide spectrum of pies available, from seasonal favorites like pumpkin and pecan to raisin sour cream, peanut butter cream, chocolate silk, Dutch apple, caramel apple and an assortment of fruit pies, as well as cookies and cupcakes—a palette of baked treats designed to delight the...
09/10/2018 - 12:24pm
With Clarksville’s own American Idol Maddie Poppe in concert at the State Theatre in Minneapolis along with the rest of the Top Seven American Idol finishers, many Clarksville residents couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see and support their hometown star again.      Kayla Hinders signed up a bus in May, and 55...
09/10/2018 - 11:57am
Flood mitigation plans were discussed at the Clarksville City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 4.      The council discussed the Superior Street Flood Wall Project and set the date and time for a public hearing and bid letting for the project at the council meeting October 1 at 7 p.m.      The Superior...
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