Tuesday September 02, 2014
08/28/2014 - 10:24am
Council member Janis Cramer spearheaded a pool committee to deal issues surrounding the municipal area.
Others on the committee are: Council member Ron Davis and Brenda Heuer, Beth Endelman, Sue Heeren and Jamie Osterbuhr, who are regular pool users with their kids.
Major concerns were the pool not being open consistently, cracks in the...
08/27/2014 - 9:11am
Two Butler County farms were presented the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award recently at the State Fair.
Iowa DNR Director Chuck Gipp, Gov. Terry Branstad and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Bristow residents Dennis and Merlette Cassman and Waterloo citizens Eric Locke and Mason Moore as leaders in farm management practices...
08/27/2014 - 8:59am
Seventh through 12 grade students and teachers will be working together with Google Chromebook devices this year.
One hundred, forty-five devices were set up and handed out to students.
School Improvement Coordinator Eric Eckerman proposed purchasing the products as a cheaper way to replace computer equipment.
“Quite a few...
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...
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...