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04/17/2019 - 12:05pm
“You look like a movie star!” North Butler senior Emy Osterbuhr’s great grandma told her last year at prom.      This year many more proud local grandparents had the opportunity to see their favorite prom couples Saturday afternoon at the Rehabilitation Center of Allison, thanks to the work of Butler County Council for 4-H committee members including...
04/17/2019 - 11:27am
Clarksville City Council members approved a resolution authorizing a community garden at their April 15 meeting. This 4-H service project will give local residents the opportunity to lease plots to create their own flat ground or raised bed gardens.      Jessica Lovrien presented the proposal from the Jackson Lucky Clovers to...
04/17/2019 - 11:19am
With planting season just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate local farmers and the work that they do. This month’s agricultural spotlight takes us to rural Plainfield where Rick and Jane Juchems have been farming since 1979.      The Juchems grow corn, soybeans and cover crops and custom feed 2400 finish hogs...
04/12/2019 - 1:18pm
Kortney Sherburne of Aplington has worked with farm animals all her life and is presently in her second year of veterinary college at Iowa State University. March 16-23, she travelled to Nicaragua with Christian Veterinary Fellowship to provide veterinary care for cattle and horses owned by farmers and ranchers in Nicaragua.    ...
04/12/2019 - 1:11pm
Butler County 4-H is mourning the loss of longtime leader and community volunteer Sue Schrage. Sue passed away last week after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.      She took over the reins of the Butler County Young Riders club over 15 years ago and watched the club grow in size from four members to 40 members, at one...
04/10/2019 - 11:19am
Bill Tjaden Insurance Headquarters/Insurance Associates has been officially relocated to 215 N. Main Street, Clarksville.      “We’re here, and we’re open,” Tjaden said. “We’ve never been closed.”      The office is in the Huisman Automotive building located between...
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