Pat Racette

08/21/2014 - 12:12pm
North Butler Community School District is incorporating a school improvement coordinator this year to help with technology integration, professional development and curriculum.  After serving as the high school Spanish teacher for two years, Heather Holm will tackle responsibilities of the new position. Administration began looking for candidates last February and March, before picking...
08/14/2014 - 12:50pm
Rick Stewart, 62, is an independent candidate and thinker running for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat with a different approach. Instead of Democrat or Republican, black or white, potato or potatoe, Stewart has been riding his mountain bike to every county in Iowa and doing interviews with local papers. He also rode RAGBRAI, dislocating his ring...
08/14/2014 - 12:49pm
Joel Foster, 46, began duties as the new North Butler School District superintendent July 1. Foster was the superintendent/prekindergarten-third grade principal at West Harrison Community School District in Mondamin before getting hired for the job in April. Read question and answer session with Foster in the Aug. 14 Tribune-Journal.
08/14/2014 - 12:41pm
Clarksville veterans Bob Wamsley, Bob Litterer and Art Lovrien each went through trials and tribulations before taking an Honor Flight June 17. Due to the storms and tornadoes on June 16, Wamsley couldn’t sleep with the electricity turning on and off, Lovrien woke up to flashes of lightning and Litterer had trouble getting back into town...
08/14/2014 - 12:40pm
Jeff Tiedt drove around patrolling the streets in town for the final time Friday. The 26-year-old recently resigned his Clarksville Police Department post as patrolman for a new job at Northern Iowa Public Safety. Tiedt joined the CPD in October 2012, but took a few months off for basic training. He’ll be one of 20 members on the...
08/06/2014 - 7:47am
What is harder than flying a former fleet F/A-18 Hornet jet acrobatically for the Blue Angels? Getting the F/A-18 Hornet jet prepared to operate. Clarksville 2002 graduate Ryan Peterson, a 10-year Navy veteran, has been a part of the elite Navy demonstration squadron the past two years, renovating and maintaining end-of-life fighter jets as...
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