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07/20/2018 - 11:25am
The Proud Image Barbershop Chorus presented a selection of mostly patriotic and gospel tunes at their concert at Wilder Park on Wednesday, July 19.      Weather was perfect, and about 85 were in attendance as the evening kicked off with the Star Spangled Banner and a salute to the armed forces, recognizing veterans.      “I thought it was very...
07/16/2018 - 12:06pm
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig toured Unverferth Manufacturing in rural Shell Rock on Wednesday, July 11, and following the visit took a few moments to speak with the press regarding the agricultural economy in Iowa.      Trade wars and the uncertainty surrounding them are a major concern for farmers, but Naig senses...
07/16/2018 - 11:22am
Mother Nature tried, but she didn't win Friday night as weather threatened to close down ACS Relay For Life of Butler County in Allison before it got underway. A decision to move the event indoors was made possible by so many people who must know how grateful the Relay Committee is for their help.  Fairground facilities including the show...
07/16/2018 - 11:14am
    BUTLER COUNTY—Have you ever had problems with a neighbor’s dog that loves to visit your home and make a ruckus? At present, all you can do about it is talk with your neighbor. If that doesn’t work the only legal alternative you have is to shoot the dog when he comes back on your property.     ...
07/11/2018 - 3:23pm
American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Butler County, is this week, Friday, July 13, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. It will be held in Allison at the fairgrounds. The activities will get underway at 5 p.m. with registration for survivors and the silent auction tents open. Great food, music and fun will highlight the evening’s events....
07/11/2018 - 3:18pm
Scammers have not given up, and if anything, their tactics have grown more successful, as the Federal Trade Commission reported this spring that of the 1.1 million people who reported fraud in 2017, 21 percent said they had lost a total of over $905 million to scammers, $63 million more than the year before. The year’s top fraud was Imposter...
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