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03/16/2017 - 11:52am
St. Peter Quilters finish over 400 quilts for charitable causes     St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greene was founded in 1872. Today the church boasts an enthusiastic pastor, a busy quilting group, and approximately 140 parishioners between three services.      Saturdays there is a shorter, evening prayer service in the fellowship hall. Sunday morning there is...
03/16/2017 - 11:26am
Waverly couple started small, now own an international classic car dealership in Greene       “The thing that I enjoy most is knowing that my husband and I live the American dream,” Lisa Austin, co-owner of Coyote Classics said. “We started in a farm in Iowa surrounded by corn fields, with a very small...
03/14/2017 - 12:46pm
CEDAR FALLS – A pair of girls’ top-20 finishes and despite only one counting long jump, Dylan Jacobs’ finish were among the Clarksville highlights of the Dickinson Indoor Relays held at the UNI-Dome on Monday and Tuesday, March 6-7. Kori Wedeking ran to 18th in the 3,000-meter run and Emma Poppe finished in a tie for 18th in the...
03/09/2017 - 1:11pm
City Clerk Larry Betts attends his last council meeting The Clarksville City Council unanimously approved the 2017-2018 budget for the city Monday. The council believes FEMA public assistance funds will cover all expenses that occurred with the 2016 flood. The city hopes to buy a new cemetery mower and an end loader. “If it does flood again...
03/09/2017 - 1:08pm
McWhirter says she enjoyed her job but looks forward to spending time with grandchildren Butler County Assessor Deb McWhirter plans to retire July 1. She has served as assessor since 1990, but has worked in the assessor’s office since 1978. McWhirter earned a teaching degree at UNI, and started her career as an administrative secretary at...
03/09/2017 - 10:12am
Troy and Darri Rinnels are the new owners of Orly’s Meat Market and Locker as of December 5. They recently completed their first three months in business and are looking forward to Orly’s meat sale in April. Troy Rinnels said his vision for Orly’s is to give customers the same service they have received since 1973 when Orly...
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