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02/20/2019 - 3:19pm
“What I spent, I had; what I saved, I lost; what I gave, I have,” a wise man once said.      True joy is found in helping others.  That's a lesson Jason Edeker of Allison and Bill Janssen, a farmer from Wellsburg, have learned well.      Edeker and Janssen travelled to Les Cayes, Haiti to work with the GoServ Global ministry from...
02/20/2019 - 12:05pm
Ben DeWitt of Shell Rock enlisted as a private in the Marine Corps on March 10, 1966 and served in the Marines until March 1972. In 1978, he joined the Naval Reserve, and served in the Navy until his retirement in 1997.      DeWitt enlisted because he felt it was his responsibility as a citizen to serve. And he came from a...
02/13/2019 - 11:42am
     For over 30 years, Dennis Jungling has provided insurance to Butler County residents and Iowans across the state through Farm Bureau Financial Services on Main Street in Allison. Jungling works alongside his wife, sales associate Julie Jungling; sales associate Rhonda Reisinger; and crop specialist John Snyder.   ...
02/13/2019 - 11:37am
There’s power in working together, and Butler County REC is proof.      Founded in 1936 with the goal of electrifying rural Butler County, the REC’s mission is to improve quality of life by delivering safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible energy, providing innovative solutions to member needs,...
02/13/2019 - 11:26am
Larry and Pam Voigts married on August 11, 1963.      The couple met at a Luther League church picnic in 1958.      The church Larry attended in Vilmar had invited all of the other local Lutheran congregations to Clear Lake for a picnic and boating. Pam drove up with a few friends and her pastor from St....
02/13/2019 - 11:21am
Darwin and Joyce Fecht of Allison have been married for 53 years.      The couple first met at a dance at the Riviera in Janesville. Joyce was there with her four roommates when Darwin spotted her and asked if he could escort her home. She turned him down.      Sometime later, the girls went picnicking at...
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