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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:39pm
Meet the Clarksville Council Candidates By Bethany Carson Four candidates are running for the three open seats on the Clarksville council on November 7. Incumbents Dianne Renning and Roger Doty are seeking re-election. Todd Fails and Kai Brost are...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:26pm
Superintendent Randy Strabala plans to retire on January 1, 2018.  Strabala has served as a shared superintendent for Clarksville and Nashua-Plainfield for three years. Upon Strabala’s retirement, Joel Foster, superintendent at North...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:21pm
Persistent rain put a damper on festivities at Shell Rock’s first River Arts Festival on Saturday. But although the river float had to be cancelled, the public arts tour, entertainment at the Hoyt-Elliott Shelter and Boyd Building, and smelt...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:12pm
Gert (Willson) Wilken, 86, resides at the assisted living in Clarksville. Born to a Shell Rock family, she has been a lifelong Butler County resident. She and her husband owned and operated Wilken Grocery on Main Street in Clarksville for many years...
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...
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