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10/20/2017 - 10:14am
ALLISON - A preliminary plan for a building to house Butler County physical and mental health organizations has begun.   The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract for $8,000 to develop floor plans and renderings of a potential Community Services Building.   Supervisor Tom Heidenwirth said the Community Services Building would contain the Public Health,...
10/18/2017 - 12:57pm
A John Deere implement group that started in Grundy Center four decades ago and has since expanded to three other locations will merge with Van Wall, the largest agricultural equipment company in Iowa, after an official announcement to employees on Friday.  The properties of Phelps Implement, with dealerships in Grundy Center, Greene, Hubbard...
10/18/2017 - 12:51pm
Brandy Hayner, 28, of Shell Rock was injured in a single-car accident Sunday on C13, a half mile east of Greene.      According to the Iowa State Patrol Crash Report, while driving west on C13 toward Greene, the driver lost control of the vehicle and entered the north ditch; the vehicle overturned several times and came to...
10/13/2017 - 11:56am
Scot Henrichs has served as mayor of Allison since 1997, but this election he won’t be on the ballot.      Henrichs’ decision not to seek re-election is in part due to the fact that he now works in Waverly as a Service Manager at Krueger Auto and Truck Villa. Born and raised in Allison, Henrichs previously worked...
10/13/2017 - 10:19am
Butler County’s first sheriff was appointed in 1854, but it wasn’t until this June that Butler County’s first female patrol deputy was appointed. The woman who earned that distinction is Brittany Froning.    “Reserve Deputy Froning is the first female Patrol Deputy that we have had here at the Sheriff’s...
10/11/2017 - 3:58pm
The Shell Rock Development Corporation is hosting a Meet the Candidates Night at the Boyd Building on October 24 at 7 p.m. for those interested in learning more about Shell Rock’s three council candidates, vying for two open seats left open in the November 7 election by Ben DeWitt and Jim DeWitt. Corey Backer      Corey...
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