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09/18/2014 - 1:02pm
The second tenant of Butler Logistics Park, Zinpro Corporation, held an open house for the public Friday. After two years of construction, several hundreds flocked to the rural Shell Rock facility, just west of the Flint Hills Resources ethanol refinery, for a free steak sandwich meal served by the Butler County Cattlemen, and a tour of the manufacturing plant. Free marketing materials and...
09/18/2014 - 12:59pm
Midwest Plastic Products hosted the third annual Benning-Mehmen Tractor Tour Saturday. A total of 17 area farmers made the round trip from Plainfield to Charles City, paying their own way. “We don’t have the bells and whistles,” Benning said, “We just keep it simple, and focus on having a good time and seeing the...
09/18/2014 - 12:55pm
Laverna Jacobs tosses a beanbag into the second bucket in a similar contest to The Bozo Show’s Grand Prize Game. (Pat Racette Photo)
09/18/2014 - 12:52pm
Shaking maracas to classic country tunes, Elm Springs Independent and Assistant Living residents listen and make up beats to Cowboy Jim’s strumming Friday during Assisted Living Week. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 18 Tribune-Journal.
09/12/2014 - 9:57am
Jessica Lovrien is spearheading a project to get outdoor lights for the city’s Volunteer Park baseball/softball diamond.  Lovrien showed up at City Hall Monday, and got the go-ahead from Council members to move forward with the project. The next steps include fundraising and applying for grants to pay for the estimated $80,000...
09/12/2014 - 9:51am
Corbin Wyatt, 6, sold the rabbit he raised to Tanner Lorenz, 4, of Clarksville at the Mennenga Fall Auction last Saturday. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 11 Clarksville Star.
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