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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:18am
The past two Saturday mornings you may have noted around a dozen Butler County residents seated casually in lawn chairs in front of the courthouse with Bibles open.      The group met in a continued response to Governor...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:29am
Avery Ann Lynch, of Menomonee Falls, Wisc., the two-hour old infant daughter of Blaine and Katlyn (Birkes) Lynch, died on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. on...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:29am
Dannette Hildebrand, 49, of Clarksville, died in an automobile acci- dent on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Cedarloo Church of Christ, 3110 Loma St., Cedar Falls. A visitation will be held two hours...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:14pm
After serving nearly 26 years on the floor as an LPN at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Terry Roose will now serve as activity director. She fills the position left by Suzie Wubbena, who has moved on to work at the care center...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:09pm
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a dairy farmer? Clarksville farmers Dan and Lynn Bolin welcome you to find out.      The couple moved back to Clarksville in December 2015 to continue their family’s 125-...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:02pm
Shell Rock has a rich artistic heritage, and this year, they’re determined to celebrate it, as they gear up for the first annual River Arts Festival on October 14.      “25 years ago, we had a smelt feed at the...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:55pm
Over 150 riders gathered for the Juvenile Diabetes Trail Ride in Clarksville last weekend. Riders hailed from throughout Butler County and from Cedar Rapids, Newhall, Toledo, and Ionia to Nashua, Garner, New Hampton, Rockford and Ackley.  ...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:45pm
Megan Neuendorf is the new 8th grade science, 7th grade math, Algebra 1 and Computer Science Principles teacher at North Butler, but she’s a familiar figure at the high school after serving as junior varsity softball coach for the past three...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:02am
GREENE – Due to injuries and illness, the North Butler football will forfeit its second straight game in as many weeks this Friday, Sept. 22. This week, the Bearcats were scheduled to travel to their rival Nashua-Plainfield, but according to...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:00am
CLEAR LAKE – North Butler’s boys were ninth in the difficult course and weather conditions at Clear Lake on Thursday, Sept. 14. Eric Brehmer was the first across the finish line at 44th overall in 20 minutes, 22 seconds. “All in...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:58am
GREENE – The start of the first set in this non-conference volleyball match was no indication to the fight North Butler would get from AGWSR on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Nine Cougar hitting errors and a service error in the first 15 points of the...
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:02pm
Self-reliance and independence have been a tradition in the Witte family ever since Gary Witte’s grandfather left Germany as an 18-year old to work in Iowa as a farm laborer.      That spirit of adventure and search for a...
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