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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:47pm
The three third-grade classes at North Butler visited the Little Yellow School House, Pittsford #3 for a taste of old-fashioned schooling on May 16 and 19. Children wore name tags with the names of students who once attended the school. The girls...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:05pm
One day a friend asked Holly Fokkena’s husband what he was going to do with the building attached to his office on Main Street in Clarksville. He jokingly responded, “Knowing Holly, she’ll put a quilt shop in it.”  ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:51pm
CLARKSVILLE— On May 9, Vietnam Veteran Matthew Nutt went on an honor flight to Washington D.C.      “It was wonderful. I got to see things we see on TV all the time, like the White House, the Wall, the World War II...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:11pm
“If you have hard work and determination, you can get wherever you want to go in life,” said special education teacher Jackie Zeien.      Becoming a teacher was a life-long goal for Zeien, beginning when she was in...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:01pm
“North Butler is full of wonderful families – they’re caring, they’re supportive; I can’t imagine it’s that good anywhere else,” said Melissa Lindaman.      Lindaman graduated from...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:43pm
“Keep an eye on the sky,” the Butler County Emergency Management Agency warned during the early afternoon of Wednesday, May 17.      Within the next few hours, a storm with winds upwards of 80 mph swept Butler County...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:16am
    “Behind you, all your memories. Before you, all your dreams. Around you, all who love you. Within you, all you need,” is the 2017 Graduating Class’ motto.     Seniors marched in to an arrangement of...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:11am
TRIPOLI – Five of Clarksville’s girls golf team finished among the top-10 as it won the Class 1A girls golf regional at Tripoli’s Maple Hills Golf Club on Monday, May 15. The Indians scored 415 as a team, advancing along with the...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:05am
DES MOINES – Nicole Heeren followed up her state runner-up finish in the shot put with a state title in the discus on Friday, May 19. Her best was saved for last as she progressively got better with each effort after fouling on the opener....
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:02am
DES MOINES – Clarksville’s Kori Wedeking earned two state medals in her first state track experience, helping the Indians finish in a tie for 22nd in Class 1A last week. The freshman started out the weekend with a runner-up finish in the...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:27am
DES MOINES - Clarksville and North Butler each produced a state runner-up in Class 1A on Thursday, May 18. The Indians' Kori Wedeking was second in the first running event of the day, leading the 3,000 for about 800 before being passed in the...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 2:10pm
     Connie Debner gave a presentation on April 20 at the Black Sheep Coffee Baa in Greene about her mission trip to Les Cayes, Haiti with a team of 11 Iowans. She works with CLIMB for Haiti, Accolade for Saving Lives and Tous...
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