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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 1:58pm
GREENE – North Butler football could have thrown in the towel Friday in a Class A, District 3, opener versus Newman Catholic Friday. Trailing 16-0 at home, the Knights opened the second half with another score for a 24-0 advantage....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:21am
  SHEFFIELD – Facing match point in the third set of a Corn Bowl Conference rivalry match, North Butler clawed its way back into it. But West Fork was able to hold on in a 25-20, 25-16, 27-29, 23-25, 15-5 win over the Bearcats on...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 3:42pm
Vern Wilken, age 89 of Nashua, Iowa died Saturday, September 13, 2014, at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Vernon F. Wilken was born November 18, 1924, on the Wilken family farm near Clarksville in rural Bremer County, IA,...
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:01am
School is in session. After three weeks of activities, classes and meetings, Monday’s Board of Education brought about a summary of the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. New Superintendent Joel Foster reported finances, finding the...
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:57am
Jessica Lovrien is spearheading a project to get outdoor lights for the city’s Volunteer Park baseball/softball diamond.  Lovrien showed up at City Hall Monday, and got the go-ahead from Council members to move forward with the...
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:51am
Corbin Wyatt, 6, sold the rabbit he raised to Tanner Lorenz, 4, of Clarksville at the Mennenga Fall Auction last Saturday. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 11 Clarksville Star.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:50am
Steve and Barbara Meyer hosted a family campout at their farmstead in rural Clarksville Saturday morning in honor of Steve’s second cousin, Rainer Meier, and wife, Heike, who were visiting from Germany. Pictured is roughly two-thirds of the...
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:49am
Allison volunteer firemen and helpers catered to customers all night long. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 11 Tribune-Journal.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:47am
Imagine colors of different colors and shades enveloping the sky. Imagine water reflecting hues, waves dancing and birds chirping. Imagine humans gathering to watch an orchestration of light, fluffy clouds, bright oranges and reds and constant...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 3:54pm
Iowa Republican Attorney General candidate Adam Gregg made a stop in Allison Monday, marking off his 74th of 99 counties visited on his tour across Iowa, originated by U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley. He started his campaign on June 2 and got the...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:14am
Elizabeth Mae “Betty” Becker, 78, of New Hartford and formerly of Clarksville, Iowa, died on Sunday evening, September 7, 2014, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls of natural causes. Betty was born on March 13, 1936, in New...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:12am
James “Jim” Keith Meinders, 70, of Allison, Iowa, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014, at his home in Allison. He was born on February 9, 1944, in Aplington, Iowa, to Kuno and Henrietta (Miller) Meinders... Funeral services were...
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