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Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:24am
ALLISON — Three subjects face felony charges after Butler County Sheriff's Deputies and Parkersburg Police made four methamphetamine-related arrests Thursday, April 23.   Butler County Deputies and Parkersburg Police stopped a vehicle...
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00am
  Breaking a vertebra during his youth helped lead a Sheldon native into chiropractic care. After he studied as an undergraduate in this area, a confluence of events brought him back to northeast Iowa.   Dr. Andrew Ascherl took over the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:57pm
  Wednesday, April 15 was a sweet day, indeed.   More than 120 Clarksville Elementary students sold enough butter braids, cookie dough, and so on to qualify for limousine rides to Sweet Trees [on Wednesday]. In all, Clarksville Elementary...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:46pm
  Hearing the phrase, household hazardous waste, what comes to mind?   Probably weed killers, bug killers, drain cleaner, bleach and ammonia. Those are correct answers. But there's more.   Typically if [hazardous material]...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:24pm
CLARKSVILLE — Reducing two four-way stops to two-way stops and installing one set of stop signs has been proposed to the Clarksville City Council.   After a citizen suggested the change, Police Chief Dan Cummings brought it to the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:22pm
CLARKSVILLE — Repairs on the frost line and pier on the downstream side of the Greene hydroelectric powerhouse are slated this fall, as part of a maintenance plan.   An enclosure to keep out water is being designed so that when it is...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:20pm
GREENE — The North Butler School Board countered the Education Association bargaining team's proposal last week for the fiscal 2016 master contract.   The School Board proposed no raise to the $32,575 generator base and no movement on...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:07pm
DIKE – A win in the discus by Haley Landers led North Butler’s track team to a 12th place team finish among 15 teams at the Lady Wolverine Invite at Dike-New Hartford on Thursday, April 16. Landers’ effort of 121 feet, 2 inches was...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:16pm
   Kathryn “Kathy” Mary Ressler, 67, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital in Waterloo. She was born March 16, 1948 in Charles City, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Edith (Wiegman...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:14pm
   Dale E. Kratchmer, age 85, of St. Andrew’s Village in Mahtomedi, MN, formerly of Grantsburg, WI. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 20, 2014.    A Celebration of Dale’s Life will be held...
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 8:25pm
  Area roads or bridges are slated for repair near Austinville, Allison, Packard, Aredale and Dumont over the next two years. What's more, gravel and hard-surfaced roads will see accelerated maintenance, owing to the new fuel tax.  ...
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:35pm
CLARKSVILLE — The spring Mennenga Consignment Auction went smoothly on Saturday, April 4, in rural Clarksville.   “We had a record amount of fowl" — some goats — "and a record crowd of people," said H. J...
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