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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:54pm
Butler County Farm Bureau AITC Coordinator Ruth Seehusen visited the Allison kindergarteners on January 20 to talk to them about dairy products. Ruth read the book “Clarabelle”, which told the class about dairy cows, calves, and milk products. Did...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:53pm
Allison, Iowa, (Friday, January 16, 2015) – David Crow, a 6th grade student at North Butler Middle School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 16, 2015, and a chance at a $50,000 college...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:50pm
Dr. George North, President of Allison Lions Club, introduced Sheriff Jason Johnson as the guest speaker at their recent meeting on January 21. He discussed the Sheriff’s Department and “scam” concerns in the area. Sheriff...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:17pm
GREENE – Third-ranked North Butler wrestler Caleb Wedeking was upset in the 170-pound final of his  team’s home invite on Saturday, Jan. 24. Wedeking, previously unbeaten among Iowa competition, was pinned by Butler County rival...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:14pm
GREENE – This is the team that North Butler boys’ basketball coach Dave Brown has been looking for all season. The Bearcats got the effort he was looking for in all facets from every player he put on the court in a 65-56 win over...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:11pm
CLARKSVILLE – Brittney Litterer got her birthday celebration started off right. The junior Clarksville post player celebrated the day with a double-double, 14 points and 10 rebounds in limited minutes for a 49-22 rout of Valley Lutheran on...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:08pm
GREENE – In its best-played game of the season, North Butler’s girls’ basketball team held a lead on previously-ranked Rockford for nine solid minutes in an eventual 51-34 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Senior guard...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:03pm
CLARKSVILLE – The effort has been there all season, according to Clarksville boys basketball coach Ethan Lensch, and his Indians have been improving since the break, but their shots were off in a 52-36 loss to Valley Lutheran on Thursday,...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:23pm
DIKE — The movement to stop a controversial power corridor appears to be gaining momentum. That was the message shared by Preservation of Rural Iowa Alliance president Carolyn Sheridan last week during a community meeting in Dike. At a...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:50pm
GREENE – North Butler won all three of its wrestling duals handily on Parents’ Night during the final home duals of the season for the Bearcats. Coach Gordy Smith’s squad downed West Fork to start, 70-8, and then won identical...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 5:24pm
Nancy Jensen has stepped down as the Butler youth coordinator, however, she’ll continue as the county’s program coordinator. Holly Merritt, 23, fresh off graduating from Dordt College last spring in animal science, will fill in the absent spot. She...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:28am
CLARKSVILLE – After Clarksville’s wrestling team rallied from a 38-21 deficit to top Butler County rival North Butler, 39-38, North Butler coach Gordy Smith had to be feeling a little snake-bit. Especially adding insult to injury,...
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