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07/29/2016 - 11:03am
Butler County Relay for Life 2016 was held on Friday, July 8 at the fairgrounds in Allison.   See this week's papers for lots of great photos from the event.
07/18/2016 - 4:49pm
A new Commission of Veterans Affairs director has taken the controls for Butler County. Tom Heckman, an aircraft mechanic and aircraft coordinator with the 133rd Air National Guard in Minnesota with 33 years of service, completed accreditation training on May 25 to become Butler County’s director of the Commission of Veterans Affairs....
07/12/2016 - 12:12pm
NEW ALBIN - For the second straight season, the North Butler softball team ended its campaign a game away from the state softball tournament. No less heartbreaking than the year before, the Bearcats lost a 1-0 decision against No. 2-ranked Kee of Lansing at the softball complex in New Albin. What made it all the more gut-wrenching was the top...
07/06/2016 - 12:34pm
American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Butler County, is this week, Friday, July 8, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. It will be held in Allison at the fairgrounds. The activities will get underway at 5 p.m. with registration for survivors and the silent auction tents open. Great food, music and fun will highlight the evening’s events....
07/06/2016 - 12:32pm
Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds was welcomed on Tuesday, June 28 for a tour of the newly expanded Creative Composites, at 302 South Traer St. on the west edge of town. The company, a part of VT Industries Architectural Products, a leader in commercial door cores, develops and produces door cores which are soundrated (dampen sound) and fire-rated (withstand...
07/06/2016 - 12:28pm
Singer-songwriter Maddie Poppe, 18, of Clarksville, performs a heartfelt cover of Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee” at the Diamond Rio pre-show Friday, June 24 at the Butler County Fair, which received much cheering from the crowd. Karen Carstens, a vocal music coach at Iowa Falls-Alden, said, “I’m really impressed...
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