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10/15/2018 - 1:38pm
The Dumont Main Street garden is even more welcoming this fall with the addition of a gazebo, thanks to the efforts of Triston Ufford, a Hampton-Dumont senior working on earning his Eagle Scout badge.      “I love it. It’s awesome,” said city clerk Rhonda Schmitt. “He’s an awesome kid, and he did a good job.”      Ufford...
10/15/2018 - 12:35pm
Dr. Andrew Ascherl is on a mission to provide quality and affordable chiropractic care to the communities of Aplington and Allison.      He provides patients with adjustments, physiotherapies, and education to help reach their optimal health and well-being, treating conditions from headaches and migraines, neck and back pain,...
10/10/2018 - 12:56pm
What makes Butler County a special place? If you ask Bethany Carson, it’s the people.      “There’s nothing quite like working in a small town. I really appreciate how supportive Butler County residents are of their local papers,” Carson said.      Carson was recently appointed to...
10/10/2018 - 11:54am
Not everyone is going to like you.      Accept that now.      This is something that has been so hard for me to embrace over the years. There have been times where I questioned why people turned on me, why someone said what they did, why someone wanted to see me fail. It’s hard to accept that. It...
10/10/2018 - 11:46am
North Butler Elementary hosted a Bearcat Way Concert sponsored by the PTO. Artist Bruce Day and the Bearcat Rockers (teachers) performed on Friday, Oct. 5. The concert was a reward for students who had filled a huge jar with pompoms by following the Bearcat Way.      What is the Bearcat Way? Be safe. Be kind. Be respectful. Be...
10/10/2018 - 11:40am
Monday, Sept. 24 was an exciting day for sixth grade science students at North Butler. After studying aviation in class, the group took a field trip to the Allison airport where local pilots talked about flying, and showed the class their planes.      Two North Butler sixth graders, Annabel Vieth and Erika Brinkman, winners of...
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