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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:09pm
North Butler's cross country teams started the Bearcats' scrimmage night with an exhibition run at Round Grove Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 21. The Bearcats' boys team is ranked No. 15 in Class 1A in the pre-season rankings according to...
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 11:53pm
  Trinity Reformed Church invites the community to its Ice Cream Social from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The menu includes beef burgers, ham sandwiches, potato salad, pie, soft-serve ice cream, chips and beverages. There will be a free-will...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:51pm
  On Saturday, Aug. 22, golfers and do-gooders will flock to the 5th Annual Kris Walters Memorial Golf Tournament to help fund a service dog for a Clarksville toddler with autism, 2 1/2-year-old Brior McCully.   The golf tournament is sold...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:30pm
  Voters will visit the polls for school board elections from noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8. School elections managed through the Butler County Auditor's Office and on the September ballot are North Butler, Clarksville, Aplington-...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:15pm
  Troy Groeneveld, 51, of Greene pleaded guilty on May 18 to an amended charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The part of Iowa law cited [in sentencing filed July 27 in Butler County District Court] pertains to...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:05pm
  It has been spotted parked behind the Fire Department, but the new Clarksville ambulance isn’t quite ready to go yet.   Radio communications are being installed with an estimated date in-service of Sept. 1, City Clerk Larry Betts...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:58pm
  The city of Clarksville will enter into a non-binding contract for annual preventive maintenance of its sanitary sewer lift stations.   Some towns will pay someone to flush sanitary sewer lines, but Clarksville flushes some lines with...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:47pm
  A splash pad is on the horizon for Clarksville.   A splash pad is a recreation area, often in a public park, for water play that has little or no standing water. This is said to eliminate the need for lifeguards or other supervision, as...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:22pm
  Suzie Wubbena, a lifelong Allison resident with about 25 years of experience in long-term care, recently became the activities director at Community Nursing Home Inc. in Clarksville.   "I had some wonderful grandparents,"...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:18pm
  North Butler School Board member Gail Arjes and High School Principal Dan Huff visited the North Butler Athletic Complex site to scout potential locations for donor recognition signage on Thursday, Aug. 13.   "In a couple days it...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:11pm
  Exactly 66 people attended a three-person best-shot golf tournament held at the C.A.R.D. Inc. course on Friday, Aug. 7, called Clarksville Fun'd Day, formerly the Leland "Red" Metz Fun'd Day.   Once, the tournament was...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:06pm
  As summer heads into fall, remember to get out and enjoy the fresh, local produce around the corner.   Mary Tyler of M.T. Acres, rural Parkersburg, organizes the Allison Farmers Market, which occurs from 3:30 to 6 p.m. weekly until mid...
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