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09/22/2016 - 4:31pm
Clarksville industrial tech teacher Ralph Longus is hoping to compete at the 69th annual Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August 2017, where he will attempt to set a new record for a certain class of bike. Longus attended the 68th annual Speed Week, hosted by the Southern California Timing Association, which started on Aug. 13 and continued throughout the following week. His goal was to...
09/22/2016 - 4:29pm
Tom Mitchell was honored on Saturday, August 20 during the Shorthorn Cattle Show at the Iowa State Fair. Tom was honored for his many years of service on the Iowa Shorthorn Association Board. He not only served as a board member, but also as the board treasurer and accountant. He also provided support for the Junior Nationals when they were held...
09/22/2016 - 4:28pm
Over 140 were served at the Allison Lions Fish Fry on Saturday, Sept. 17.  See this week's papers for more photos.
09/15/2016 - 10:06am
Some 750 people viewed educational displays on modern farming and listened to family farmers tell their stories as MBS Family Farms of rural Plainfield hosted an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 7 for its 40th anniversary. The Butler County Dairy Promoters offered malts; the Chickasaw County Pork Producers offered grilled pork; and Tangled Root Cafe...
09/15/2016 - 10:03am
Some 160 people listened to the more pleasant sounds of the Civil War (music, not gunfire) as they attended the Liberty Band of Iowa concert for the 15th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11 at the Reading Park Bandstand in Clarksville on Sunday, Sept. 11. The band performed tunes either penned during or popular in the Civil War Era. “It takes me...
09/13/2016 - 10:49am
WAVERLY – Two races into the 2016 cross country season and Clarksville freshman Kori Wedeking already has two medals to show for her efforts. The week before last in her first race, Wedeking won the freshman-sophomore division at Charles City. Wedeking would have placed fifth in the junior-senior division based on her time. Last week, she...
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