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07/17/2019 - 12:27pm
These Butler County Youth have the exciting opportunity to represent Butler County in the upcoming Central Iowa Showdown. The Central Iowa Showdown is a district show for nine different counties (Boone, Butler, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Webster, and Wright). The show will be held Sunday, July 28 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City, Iowa. Participants earned the...
07/10/2019 - 1:47pm
July 8 was a sad day in Greene, as a landmark in the community, Greene Lumber, was lost to fire. The family business was owned by Brett and Emily Ascher. “We got the call about 3 o’clock this morning that this was fully engulfed,” Greene Fire Chief Neal Nordmeyer said. A neighbor noticed the building ablaze and called in the fire...
07/03/2019 - 12:01pm
Allison has a new occasional store in town, as This N That Vintage Store, offering mid-century and retro finds, opened on Main Street on June 1. Jeff and Cindy Kolb of Clarksville opened the shop to share their love of good memories from the 1950s-1970s with others. Stepping into the shop will bring all the nostalgia of a trip down memory lane....
07/03/2019 - 11:59am
Blake Rottink of Clarksville has always believed in hard work. Four years ago, he was diagnosed with cancer. Since then, he’s survived the fight of his life. After about with the disease that spanned between 200 and 300 treatments, he recently celebrated with family and friends at Pete and Shorty’s after his last chemotherapy treatment...
06/26/2019 - 11:26am
A line of music-lovers wound through the fairgrounds and down Allison’s Main Street Friday evening as over 3100 fairgoers from throughout Butler County, across the state, and from as far away as Canada, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Nebraska arrived to listen to Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson in concert on Friday evening.   ...
06/26/2019 - 11:05am
A little mud didn’t stop kids from throughout Butler County from having a little fun Sunday afternoon at the Barnyard Battles. Fifteen teams competed in a variety of events including the pallet pull, wheelbarrow relay, water tank relay, hay bale relay and egg toss.      In the pallet pull, three teammates pulled a fourth...
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