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08/28/2014 - 10:50am
Approaching the deadline for a Community Development Block Grant application, City Council members approved a tentative plan for the sewer update project Monday. New City Financial Advisor Michael Hart of Northland Services (Minneapolis) presented a sewer rate summary, with two scenarios for the Council to choose from, including: Scenario A (maintenance and modifications to lagoons and...
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 - 12:16pm
During a large breakfast staff meeting last week, new North Butler School District Superintendent Joel Foster [pictured standing] addressed teachers in the auditorium. (Photos Courtesy Greene Recorder/Ross Hawker) See more in the Aug. 21 Tribune-Journal.
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...
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