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Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:19am
The annual Clarksville Star/Butler County Tribune-Journal/Parkersburg Eclipse News-Review football contest continues with a slate of high school, college and NFL games. The contest will run for 11 consecutive weeks during the football season. Last...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:17am
North Iowa Community Action Organization is currently accepting applications for the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Program for households in Butler County living in areas impacted by recent storms and flooding. The Governor’s Disaster...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:16am
Harold Llewellyn Wintz of Clarion discussed some of the early settlers of the Hitesville area (Ripley Township), the Michael Considine clan, some of his ancestors, for a Butler County Genealogical Society meeting earlier this year. His father was a...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:14am
The Shell Rock River at both Greene and Shell Rock crested at a record 21.5 feet shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23. The previous record of 20.4 feet occurred June 10, 2008. The governor team, U.S. and Iowa lawmakers gathered in Clarksville at...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:13am
This year’s North Butler Homecoming week has taken on a new feel. In light of the recent flooding in Greene, the NBHS student council wanted to focus on the feeling of COMMUNITY. The North Butler School Community is humbled by the hours of...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:11am
Gesina Marie True, 94, of Waverly, died on Monday, September 26, 2016, at the Waverly Health Center, in Waverly. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waverly, with Pastor Keith...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:10am
Gwendolyn Nelson Lee, 97, of Ankeny, formerly of Dumont, died Monday, September 19, 2016, at the Mill-Pond Assisted Living Facility in Ankeny. Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Dumont United Methodist Church in Dumont....
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 1:57pm
NASHUA — North Butler Volleyball lit up the court for a cause, going 3-0 versus Nashua-Plainfield, at a benefit game, Fighting Together: Volleyball for Mitochondrial Disease, in memory of Jace Smith, of Waverly, on Sept. 20. Scores were 25-16...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:24am
SHEFFIELD – Sometimes things in life are bigger than football. As West Fork head coach Eric Gabe’s hometown was ravaged by a couple of small tornadoes and extensive flooding last week, his team signed on to help with clean-up in Greene...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:19am
ROCKWELL – Brett Marshall finished 20th to lead North Butler’s boys’ cross country team to a fourth place team finish in the eight-team West Fork invitational on Monday, Sept. 19. In an intense race to the finish against a North...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:32pm
Allison City Council approved a resolution authorizing carrying out a forgivable loan agreement between the city of Allison and Integrity Site Maintenance, LLC on Monday, Sept. 19. It also heard the need to enforce its nuisance ordinance and speed...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:31pm
Clarksville industrial tech teacher Ralph Longus is hoping to compete at the 69th annual Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August 2017, where he will attempt to set a new record for a certain class of bike. Longus attended the 68th annual...
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