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08/26/2016 - 2:42pm
It turned out that Danielle Eisentrager had the recipe for a photo that stole the hearts of judges at the Iowa State Fair. Eisentrager of Dumont was awarded for Grand Champion Photo Overall during the 2016 Iowa State Fair Photography Contest. She also won Best of Show – Photography at the FFA show. This was the second year bringing photos to the State Fair for Eisentrager, a 2014 Aplington-...
08/26/2016 - 2:39pm
Car and Bike Night is held the third Wednesday of the month from 5-8 p.m. at Baking Memories (it will say so on the front sign), with the last one this year being Wednesday, Sept. 21. Burgers, fries, ice cream treats, baked goods and beverages are available. Baking Memories is at 1203 S. Main, Clarksville, phone 319-278-4159. Richard and Deb...
08/19/2016 - 1:19pm
There’s a new face in the guidance office at North Butler Elementary. A few days after registration, new elementary guidance counselor Samantha “Sam” Gribben is planning a brochure for parents to get to know her and what she’ll be offering. “Just because this is kind of a unique situation,” Gribben said. “...
08/19/2016 - 1:17pm
Library Summer Olympics was the theme as Library Director Kristen Clark read children’s books related to the summer games in Rio to some 20 kindergarteners through third-graders at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Between two Olympic programs, 51 children attended, Clark told City Council. Also, 139 people attended the Blank Park Zoo “...
08/19/2016 - 1:15pm
NEW HARTFORD — As a teacher at Peet Junior High School in Cedar Falls, Bill Close was known far and wide for the larger-than-life art projects that his students created. Now the New Hartford resident has turned the artwork into a book that he is selling in an effort to give back to others. “Early in my teaching career I discovered one...
08/12/2016 - 12:19pm
The rye no-till cover crop was 3 to 4 feet tall in mid to late May when Rick Juchems drilled the beans into it. He remembers the height because a deer was peeking over the rye at him. Juchems’ tractor hit a several-inch tall birdhouse woven into the rye and he had to stop and collect it before continuing. Juchems held the unusual birdhouse...
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