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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...
11/07/2018 - 11:30am
For the past two weeks, there has been a new face on the Clarksville teaching staff, student teacher Benjamin Applegate, a senior at the University of Northern Iowa.      Applegate is working with industrial technology teacher Ralph Longus.      “I’m glad Benjamin was able to come to Clarksville...
11/07/2018 - 11:22am
All Butler County officials retained their seats in the election yesterday. Republicans retained the Iowa Governorship, House and Senate as well as the U.S. Senate. Democrats won the U.S. House of Representatives.      U.S. District 4 Representative Steve King was re-elected with 50.33 percent of the vote to J.D. Scholten...
10/31/2018 - 12:17pm
Clarksville is the first school in Butler County to implement Ricochet, an ISU Extension and Outreach program that focuses on leadership skills.      Tayler Veldhuizen, Butler County Youth Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension, recently started teaching the nine-week program with one class for sixth graders each week...
10/31/2018 - 11:58am
Local kids enjoyed a Halloween Carnival held the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 28 at North Butler High School in Greene. Many wore costumes and played a variety of games for a chance to win candy, movies, decorated cakes, pop, goldfish, books and more. Prizes went quickly this year, with everyone showing up on the early side for a chance to win the...
10/31/2018 - 11:52am
October 11, 2018 was proclaimed Wendy Wiegmann Day by Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey in recognition of Wiegmann’s 20 years of service at Simpson Housing, where she works to house, support, and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in the city of Minneapolis.      “In her more than two decades in this work,...
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