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11/17/2017 - 1:36pm
A Clarksville resident, Wendy Brooks, asked the council at their November 6 meeting to consider changing or amending the city ordinance to allow fowl within the city limits of Clarksville.      “I know many people who do [have fowl]. I would like to, but can’t intentionally do something I know is against the law,” Brooks said.      She...
11/13/2017 - 1:35pm
There’s one thing Leona Johnson isn’t afraid to tell you: she’s old fashioned, and at 100 years old, she’s proud of it.      Johnson grew up on a farm near Shell Rock with no electricity and no running water. Her family had an outhouse, and when the wanted to take baths, they would heat up their bath...
11/10/2017 - 11:57am
The Allison Main Street has gained another business as Swenson Automotive Wash and Detailing claimed a spot adjacent to the Allison Café.      Bob Swenson has been in the detailing business for five years, working out of his home near the library. A month ago, he decided it was time to seize the opportunity for increased...
11/08/2017 - 4:24pm
Joel and Rosemary Sult, of Allison, left for Germany on September 14 for three weeks. They visited four exchange students and cousins from Germany and Switzerland. They weren't able to visit Ilona, from Finland, on this trip. She was with the family as an exchange student in 1996-1997.     The Sults flew into Hamburg,...
11/08/2017 - 4:15pm
Back to the 80s was the North Butler High School Musical this year, with a matinee performance for students on Thursday and showings for the public on Friday and Saturday evenings.      “I thought it was a very fun musical. I’m proud of the way the students performed,” said Vocal Music Director Joe Strong....
11/08/2017 - 3:15pm
    A leaking pit from a hog confinement about five miles southeast of Allison in Butler County sent DNR staff to the field Saturday to investigate.     The manure flowed into a grass waterway, into an underground tile line and into a tributary of the West Fork of the Cedar River. Owner Jeff Kramer discovered the leak and...
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