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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 4:45pm
Virgil L. Arends, 63, of Dumont, IA, passed away August 23, 2016, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, IA, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held on Saturday (August 27) at 1:30 p.m. at the Dumont...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 9:24am
MARENGO – In a weather-shortened contest, Clarksville opened the season with a Week 0 road loss to Iowa Valley, Marengo on Friday, Aug. 19. The Indians fell to the Tigers 40-8 in a game that was halted by lightning late in the second quarter...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:50pm
Marlene Ann Sidmore, 83, of Bristow, Iowa, passed away, Monday at the Franklin Country View Nursing Facility in Hampton, Iowa. Funeral services will take place on Friday (Aug. 26) at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity Reformed Church in Allison, Iowa....
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:23pm
Stories of abduction attempts have dotted the news recently. With school starting in a week, children will be out and about. In light of this, Butler County Sheriff Jason Johnson offered safety tips for children and their families. To recap, in...
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:22pm
Butler County Fair Queen Isabel Derdzinski, 18, of Greene, participates in the 2016 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation Ceremony on Aug. 13. (Steve Pope Photography/ Iowa State Fair)
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:20pm
Yu-Ting “Tina” Su traveled to Allison last Wednesday, Aug. 10 to perform on French horn with the Sugar Daddys Big Band and answered questions about learning music after the concert. Su, a University of Northern Iowa associate professor...
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:19pm
There’s a new face in the guidance office at North Butler Elementary. A few days after registration, new elementary guidance counselor Samantha “Sam” Gribben is planning a brochure for parents to get to know her and what she’...
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:17pm
Library Summer Olympics was the theme as Library Director Kristen Clark read children’s books related to the summer games in Rio to some 20 kindergarteners through third-graders at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Between two Olympic programs,...
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:15pm
NEW HARTFORD — As a teacher at Peet Junior High School in Cedar Falls, Bill Close was known far and wide for the larger-than-life art projects that his students created. Now the New Hartford resident has turned the artwork into a book that he...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:24pm
Allison Fire Department representatives updated Allison City Council on their activities on Monday, Aug. 8. Fire Chief Brad Cooper, reached by phone Tuesday, provided details on funding priorities department members discussed, and on some ways...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:23pm
Dawson Holub, a sophomore at Clarksville High School, will be coordinating an Eagle Scout project to color code the city of Clarksville fire hydrants based on water pressure, City Council heard on Aug. 1. Color-coding will help firefighters quickly...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:22pm
Fundraising for the Clarksville Splash Pad to go at Volunteer Park is nearly halfway to its goal after the citizen and city committee governing it decided to add a feature. A bucket trio feature is to be added, as it was popular among children...
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