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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:05pm
The Rolling Prairie Trail is one step closer to the ultimate goal of reaching from east to west in Butler County. This spring 5.45 miles will be paved from Allison to Bristow. Butler County Conservation workers are already hard at work clearing the...
Wednesday, October 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...
Wednesday, October 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...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:29am
GRUNDY CENTER – A back-and-forth first quarter in which neither team could get anything going, turned on a dime seemingly when North Butler was on the brink of scoring against Grundy Center. A fumble on a field goal attempt changed the whole...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:27am
JACKSON JUNCTION – Touchdown runs by Koltyn Beckham and Blake Johnson were among the highlights for Clarksville’s football team’s 52-14 road loss to Turkey Valley. Johnson’s only run of the night, a 70-yarder, was the longest...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:24am
MASON CITY – In an always-competitive Top of Iowa Conference meet, the North Butler boys raced to an eighth-place overall finish and fifth in the East Division on Thursday, Oct. 12. Eric Brehmer was the first to cross the finish line for the...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:22am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork used its home triangular against Clarksville and Belmond-Klemme to tinker with its lineup and put players on the court that normally don’t get to court time. The Warhawks especially did so against the Broncos in the...
Friday, October 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...
Friday, October 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.    “...
Wednesday, October 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...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:20pm
The Clarksville Library hosted a program on Saturday featuring 14 prominent Clarksville residents who are interned at Lynwood Cemetery.      Clarksville residents who portrayed these influential citizens included Casey Leerhoff,...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:09pm
Michael Schuldt was crowned Shell Rock’s first Old Man River on October 3 and will preside over the River Arts Festival on October 14.      Schuldt has watched a lot of water go by in the past 66 years as a Shell Rock...
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