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09/24/2018 - 4:43pm
Maddie Poppe of Clarksville, the 2018 winner of American Idol, has been voted a finalist for the E! Network's People's Choice Award as Competition Contestant of 2018. In the final round of voting, she will face off against Nikki Bella of Dancing with the Stars, Brynn Cartelli of The Voice, Cody Nickson of The Amazing Race and Eva Igo of World of Dance. The competition started with 12...
09/07/2018 - 11:35am
Meredith Borchardt has been the face of Trees Forever in the Clarksville area for 18 years, serving as Trees Forever Program Manager and Field Coordinator. Recently, she decided it was time for a change, and took a position at the Wartburg college library.      Over Borchardt’s 18-year career with Trees Forever, a rough...
09/07/2018 - 11:31am
The Plainfield Public Library will celebrate 40 years since the construction of its current building on Tuesday, September 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. with cake, punch, fellowship and a book sale. And festivities this year are just a warm-up for the 50th anniversary of the creation of the library itself next year.      “We are...
09/07/2018 - 11:25am
Many people don’t think twice as they walk past the greeter at their local Walmart, but at the Waverly Walmart, where many Butler County residents shop, things are different, especially when Isaiah Krull of Shell Rock is on duty.      Who exactly is this greeter? Krull hails from Shell Rock. An offensive line-man on the W...
09/07/2018 - 11:17am
While older kids are starting school, their younger counterparts are still hard at work—with preschool and play time—at Allison Little Lambs daycare.      Little Lambs, located just north of Trinity Reformed Church on Cherry Street, was begun in 2015 to fill a need for childcare in Allison, and has served the...
08/31/2018 - 2:57pm
If you’ve ever wondered how you can help others who are suffering around the world, now is your chance to feed the hungry without leaving the comfort of your own backyard.      St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church—Vilmar is hosting a Feed my Starving Children (FMSC) Mobile Pack event Friday and Saturday...
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