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02/22/2017 - 4:29pm
Republican Senator Charles Grassley paid a visit to Franklin County this past Monday. Grassley was invited to Franklin General Hospital to take a tour of the hospital’s construction projects regarding patient privacy and its new mental health program for senior citizens. Grassley concluded the tour with a town-hall style question and answer session, answer constituents questions regarding...
02/21/2017 - 1:27pm
DES MOINES – Dalton Nelson had a most memorable ending to his memorable high school wrestling career. The North Butler senior worked overtime to claim fifth place at 160 pounds in Class 1A, finishing with 151 career wins for the Bearcats. “It’s been amazing,” Nelson said. “It’s been a hell of a ride. The...
02/21/2017 - 1:24pm
NASHUA – This one is going to hurt for a while. Clarksville’s boys basketball team trailed only three times in this Class 1A District 5 basketball opener: once in the first quarter, again with 31 seconds left and then when it mattered most: at the last second when Nashua-Plainfield’s Isaac Chambers drove right baseline to scoop...
02/15/2017 - 3:18pm
BUTLER COUNTY – Emergency responders and fire department members throughout the county now have access to an innovative, new smartphone app that promises to cut response times and increase efficiency of emergency workers. The new app, “I Am Responding,” is designed to immediately let the dispatch center know who is responding to...
02/15/2017 - 3:17pm
East Butler Ramblers 4-H club met Sunday, Feb. 5 in Clarksville. Several activities kept the 4-Hers busy.
02/14/2017 - 2:54pm
LAKE MILLS – North Butler four-time state qualifier Dalton Nelson will have a little company with first-time qualifiers, cousins Brandon Trees and Bryce Trees, when this week’s Class 1A state wrestling meet commences in Des Moines. The Well awaits the 160-pound two-time place winner who is fully recovered from a broken ankle that kept...
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