Pat Racette

10/16/2014 - 9:59am
An ordinance amending the Allison Municipal Code was adopted Monday, increasing sewer rates with a $22.50 debt service charge and gallons per used [chart]. Taking effect Jan. 1, the boost in costs is due to the $3.85 million needed for maintenance and modifications to lagoons and sewer relining.” "In order to apply for a Community Development Block Grant, we need to show the city...
10/16/2014 - 9:31am
Allison Fire saw a rural house collapse upon arriving at a fire Saturday afternoon. Located southeast of town, the 12 local firefighters could only contain the blaze. They eventually extinguished the flames three hours later at 7 p.m. No injuries occurred, as homeowners Scott Mitchell and Amanda Oltmann were gone from their residence at...
10/16/2014 - 9:29am
Clarksville's Maddie Poppe represented the state of Iowa at the 33rd annual Country Showdown Midwest Regional Finals Saturday evening. In her second consecutive regional appearance, Poppie, 16, performed original (Ooo Na) and cover (Brand New Key by Melanie) songs at Northern Lights Casino in Walker, Minn.   As one of nine Midwest...
10/16/2014 - 9:21am
North Linn FFA will be handing out flowers for free Sunday. After straight-line winds, tornadoes and hail devastated the city of Clarksville, the club decided to hold this year’s Perennials for People service project at Pioneer Park (just east of City Hall) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Having lived and taught in Parkersburg, and...
10/10/2014 - 12:28pm
Clarksville Elementary staff and students walked around the track for 30 minutes Tuesday, taking part in the sixth annual Live Healthy Iowa Fall Fitness Day. A total of 185 took part in the state event to promote physical activity as a part of a healthy lifestyle. P.E. teacher Vernette Salge signed the group up, after students and staff...
10/10/2014 - 11:46am
Two months after closing down as the only restaurant in Allison, Wink’s Diner is going to try again. They are reopening on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 6 a.m. Head cook Zach Winkowitsch and his dad, Steve, will be running the business, with Zach’s uncle, Dennis, leasing the property. All will stay the same as before at the diner, with...
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