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11/16/2018 - 1:59pm
Jon Heuer was appointed to the Allison council on Wednesday evening to fill the year-long term in the seat left open by the resignation of councilman David Smith.      Heuer is self-employed in the residential construction industry, working alongside his brother with Heuer Construction. A graduate of Allison-Bristow, he grew up on a farm outside of Allison, and has lived in...
11/14/2018 - 11:40am
Shell Rock police chief Lou Staudt, 58, unexpectedly passed away early Monday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN to the shock and sorrow of many in the community.      “We just had an open house for his 35 years of service without any intention of his retiring, just to kind of honor him. … He was...
11/07/2018 - 2:50pm
The juniors were the overall champions at the Battle of the Classes at Clarksville Schools on Friday. Eighth graders finished first in junior high. The competition marked the first quarter PBIS celebration and was organized by the Student Council.      The Battle started off with the car cram, where classes competed to see who...
11/07/2018 - 2:31pm
With Veterans Day approaching, it’s time to take a moment to remember our heroes. Many names were mentioned of Butler County residents who have served their countries with honor.      In this edition read the stories of Harvey Carolus of Shell Rock and Dean Deuell of Allison. More stories from local veterans will be...
11/07/2018 - 2:18pm
A wreath was recently placed at the All Veterans Memorial in commemoration of Veteran’s day and to mark the anniversary of the memorial’s dedication.      The North Butler Elementary will host a program to honor Veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8 in the auditorium in Allison.  Veterans are invited to a breakfast...
11/07/2018 - 11:37am
A little wet weather didn’t stop over 20 Clarksville residents from beginning the process of building the playground at Volunteer Park on Saturday morning.      Volunteers showed up bright and early and started out at around 8:30 a.m. by unwrapping the parts and pieces for the playground and figuring out the instructions...
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