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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:20pm
The North Butler Snap-on Tool program, sponsored by local businesses American Tool and Engineering, Wedeking Electric, Cooper Motors and Allison Farmers’ Feed and Grain, is the first in the nation to begin working with junior high students...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:04pm
A record number of 4,597 acres of cover crops were seeded in 2017 using federal Environmental Quality Incentives program (EQIP) and state Water Quality Incentives Program (WQIP) funding in Butler County, according to District Conservationist...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 3:10pm
Is Clarksville ready for a skating rink? That’s the question Maintenance Assistant Ryan McCully posed at the council meeting January 2.      Council members were enthusiastic about the idea. Of late, the city has been...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 3:02pm
Clarksville residents will notice a change in their water bills this year. The first change, effective in February, will be an increase in rates. The second change will be an adjustment from quarterly billing to monthly billing. This will be...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 2:57pm
An expansion to the RV park at Wilder Park was proposed by Dr. George North, President of the Park Board, at the Allison council meeting Monday. The expansion would occupy land currently owned by Wilder Park. North anticipates the project would pay...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
In 2015, David Smith released his first book, “The Servant.” This month the sequel, “The Survivor,” will be released. Editing and proofing are complete, and just now the final touches on the cover are being completed at Star...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 2:48pm
At the Allison council meeting Monday, Mayor James Blockhus said that UnityPoint plans to send a formal letter to the city and patients declaring their intentions to close their Allison clinic as of March 30.      “They...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 2:16pm
Repeating what officials from many towns across northern Iowa are saying, Clarksville residents are also encouraged to check the temperature of your water.      Due to extreme cold temperatures this winter and the possibility of...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:02pm
GREENE – Leading 29-18 heading into the fourth quarter, the final eight minutes were anything but easy for North Butler’s girls’ basketball team against a defensive-minded Rockford squad. An 11-0 run aided by six forced turnovers...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
GREENE – North Butler coach Dave Brown finds himself scratching his head in order to get his team playing the way it did when the Bearcats started the season 4-0. When Rockford came to town, the Warriors started finding their shot in the...
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:23pm
The Allison Café opened this summer on Main Street in Allison. As of January 2, it has a new owner—one determined to offer even better service and more selections than ever.      While the same friendly staff will be...
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:13pm
Dial 911 in a medical emergency, and you’ll expect an ambulance at your door in minutes to save your life. But in Butler County—and other rural counties throughout Iowa—you may not be so fortunate. Part 1 in a series: The problem...
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