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08/22/2019 - 10:31am
A lifetime of dedicated community service paid off in a big way for Butler County’s War-ren Van Dyke. Van Dyke, a local volunteer from Greene, served as Iowan of the Day on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Iowa State Fair. The award honors individuals who personify the greatness of Iowa with integrity, dependability, a strong work ethic, loyalty to helping others and an exceptional sense of...
08/02/2019 - 1:15pm
    Clarksville High School math teacher Jennifer Wipperman has retired after 20 years of service to the school district. Wipperman taught Algebra I and II, Geometry and Trig/Math Analysis.     In her retirement, she looks forward to devoting more time to music as she plays the flute for the Shell Rock Swing Show and the...
08/02/2019 - 1:06pm
    Bristow Fun Days kicked off with a running start Saturday morning with the Bristow America 5K and featured a flea market, parade, kids’ games, and Prairie Tractor Pullers Mini Rods, a street dance, and plenty of good food before culminating with an antique tractor and pickup pull on Sunday.     The 5K run/walk...
07/24/2019 - 3:57pm
For anyone looking for a place to shop and socialize on Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Greene Herb Fest in Perrin Park may be the place to go.      This year’s festival will feature close to 30 vendors, including some new faces. Products offered will include herbs and other plants, vegetables, handmade soaps...
07/24/2019 - 3:44pm
At the Allison council meeting on Monday evening, an extra coat of paint for the water tower was approved, and it was decided to get quotes to replace the roof of the main shelter house at Wilder Park.      Engineer Don Moore said the contractors painting the water tower suggested going from two coats of paint to three at a...
07/24/2019 - 1:07pm
Regardless of what emergency you face, whether a tornado, flood, crime, medical emergency or accident, you can always count on Butler County Dispatch to pick up the phone and send help when you call. This May, Dispatcher Deb Bills of Aredale retired after 30 years of taking those calls, providing an invaluable service to the residents of Butler...
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