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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...
11/07/2018 - 11:37am
A little wet weather didn’t stop over 20 Clarksville residents from beginning the process of building the playground at Volunteer Park on Saturday morning.      Volunteers showed up bright and early and started out at around 8:30 a.m. by unwrapping the parts and pieces for the playground and figuring out the instructions...
11/07/2018 - 11:30am
For the past two weeks, there has been a new face on the Clarksville teaching staff, student teacher Benjamin Applegate, a senior at the University of Northern Iowa.      Applegate is working with industrial technology teacher Ralph Longus.      “I’m glad Benjamin was able to come to Clarksville...
11/07/2018 - 11:22am
All Butler County officials retained their seats in the election yesterday. Republicans retained the Iowa Governorship, House and Senate as well as the U.S. Senate. Democrats won the U.S. House of Representatives.      U.S. District 4 Representative Steve King was re-elected with 50.33 percent of the vote to J.D. Scholten...
10/31/2018 - 12:17pm
Clarksville is the first school in Butler County to implement Ricochet, an ISU Extension and Outreach program that focuses on leadership skills.      Tayler Veldhuizen, Butler County Youth Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension, recently started teaching the nine-week program with one class for sixth graders each week...
10/31/2018 - 11:58am
Local kids enjoyed a Halloween Carnival held the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 28 at North Butler High School in Greene. Many wore costumes and played a variety of games for a chance to win candy, movies, decorated cakes, pop, goldfish, books and more. Prizes went quickly this year, with everyone showing up on the early side for a chance to win the...
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