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11/19/2018 - 10:36am
     “Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus right down Cherry Street Way, with Shell Rock firemen and Mrs. Claus. Oh, now what do you say. Bells are ringin’, children singin’. All is merry and bright. So hang your stockings and look outside ‘cause Santa Claus comes tonight,” Shell Rock residents caroled on Thursday evening as Santa made his...
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,...
10/31/2018 - 11:46am
The regular meeting of the Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H club came to order Sunday, October 14, 2018, at the Clarksville Public Library. Twenty-four members, two leaders, & two visitors attended. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Madeline Sterken.  Roll call was, “What are you going to be for Halloween?”  No there was no old...
10/31/2018 - 11:40am
Last year’s sale may have been like Black Friday, but this year’s sale was busier than ever, with the whole town of Clarksville abuzz for the annual Fall Craft Expo.      An estimated 3500 to 4000 shoppers were present, nearly double last year’s estimate of 2200 to 2500. Just about every county in Iowa from...
10/31/2018 - 11:36am
The annual Halloween Hike the evening of Oct. 23 was more popular than ever this year with beautiful (though slightly chilly) weather and 180 participants. This year’s theme was “Stranger Things.”      Karla Voss, Barb and Steve Brunsma, Mindy Pecha and Tom Hoodjer led the way as guides with lanterns as groups...
10/31/2018 - 11:26am
An early Tuesday morning fire claimed an unoccupied home at 120 W Walnut Street in Clarksville. The house was under renovation.      “There were flames showing out of the east side of the house when we got there,” Clarksville fire chief Jon Myers said. “Structurally, the house isn’t sound anymore. A lot...
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