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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:52am
  FORT DODGE – Four North Butler seniors walked away winners with an 11-0 win in the Class 2A seventh place game on Wednesday, July 23 in the state softball tournament. It all started off with a home run blast by senior Lisa Feldman...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:49am
DES MOINES – Clarksville outgoing senior Jackson Hendricks earned first team all-Central District in Class 1A, announced recently by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. Hendricks batted .406 for the Indians, also fielding...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 1:21pm
FORT DODGE – If given the chance, North Butler freshman pitcher Taylor Graven would have liked to start the Class 2A state quarterfinal all over again. Three errors in the first inning led to three unearned runs in a 3-0 loss to Earlham on...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 1:13pm
  HAMPTON – Meyer Motor Sports closed out the 2014 Franklin County Fair with Figure 8 races that ran well Sunday evening. Area racers who won feature events included Clarksville’s Justin Wedeking, who took the open class...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:53am
Allison AMVETS opened the parade Saturday afternoon, with parade-goers honoring the veterans and flag. Look for more parade action in the July 24 Tribune-Journal.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:51am
George North [left] prepares Butler County Sheriff Jason Johnson’s chosen ingredients for an omelet Saturday morning during Wilder Daze. See more Wilder Daze action in the July 24 Tribune-Journal.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:50am
Inflatable slides and obstacle courses were a top attraction again at this year's Wilder Daze Family Fun Night Friday. See more pictures from the event in the July 24 Tribune-Journal.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:47am
MidAmerican Energy’s Residential Tree Program is usually for the larger urban areas, however, after the June 16 storm, Clarksville Trees Forever is trying to gain access to it too. “Since we have a greater need after the storm, it...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:45am
Six individuals stuck together for two-and-a-half years to create the Shell Rock Veterans Memorial. The committee of David and Bonnie Lehman, Carol Kruse, Sandy Vosberg, Susanne Deike and Donna Busch dedicated the site (west of Main Street and...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:43am
No clip-in shoes or performance racing bikes are part of the entourage for Clarksville’s trio of RAGBRAI riders. Sisters-in-law Sue and Kim Lodge and Michelle Litterer all ride at their own paces, meeting up with each other between towns....
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:41am
With the City of Allison sign in their front yard, it’s no wonder Joan and Randy Moad were named this year’s grand marshals of the Wilder Daze parade. The area’s 33-year pharmacists retired in December, after building up a...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:35am
Around 45 Allison Cats celebrated their 50-year reunion during Wilder Daze. Ranae Boomgarden, who grew up rooting for the Cats and spent a year planning the event, managed to rally over 30 former players together, along with the 13 current...
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