Thursday December 25, 2014
12/19/2014 - 3:32pm
Butler Visions of Well-Being shot for the moon, and made it.
Setting a goal to raise $18,000, VOW distributed 186 Christmas Cheer packages to households in need.
Averaging $100 per package, VOW received help from North Butler School District in creating and delivering baskets of supplies like toothpaste, rice and cereal.
12/19/2014 - 12:20pm
Baby steps are being taken to continue the growth of the Rolling Prairie Trail.
Butler Conservation and Nature Board have applied for grants to extend the trail another 6.9 miles to Bristow.
A five-year plan has been placed to secure funds for the addition, as well as partner with Bristow and Dumont to pave trails in their city limits....
12/11/2014 - 12:55pm
Several residents called in Tuesday night’s fire in Clarksville.
The garage at 521 South Mather St. had gone up in flames, lighting up town.
Clarksville Fire responded within minutes to the 11:30 p.m. calls, saving Dave and Julie Ciavarellis’ house.
Upon arrival, firefights concentrated on dousing the dwelling, as the garage...
12/11/2014 - 11:22am
Casey Krull had to relearn the center position his junior season with Wartburg football.
The former North Butler center was asked by head coach Rick Willis to move from the defense to the offense.
So he embraced it.
He learned the rules, and went for it.
“I just learned as I went,” he said.
The change helped Wartburg...
12/11/2014 - 11:21am
Forty-nine took part in the annual Clarksville Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 7.
In recognition of the 73rd anniversary, AMVETS Post No. 30 held the event in honor of deceased veterans Carl (Kenneth) Gallmeyer, Charles (Chuck) Hardy, Lyle (Mic) Roose, Fred Wedeking and Gerald Williams.
Read full story in the Dec. 11...