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12/13/2017 - 3:36pm
The North Butler elementary auditorium in Allison was packed, filled and re-filled for the K-2 Winter Concert on Monday evening.      Kindergarten, first grade and second grade students performed a variety of seasonal music from Jingle Bells to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and from Tree of Peace to We Wish You a Merry Christmas      Children sang and...
12/11/2017 - 11:17am
The Clarksville and North Butler school boards unanimously agreed to a football sharing agreement from 2018 to 2020 at a joint meeting Wednesday evening, December 6.      Junior high games will be in Clarksville and alternate Clarksville and North Butler uniforms. Junior varsity and potentially freshmen teams will play at both...
12/08/2017 - 12:12pm
Marvin Boelman, 74, resides at Maple Manor Village in Aplington.      A retired teacher and principal, the focuses of Boelman’s life have always been teaching and music, but he has many fond memories of the farming in rural Butler County.      His family raised cattle, hogs, chickens, corn and beans...
12/06/2017 - 3:30pm
The speakers blared with well-known songs and within seconds the entire crowd was clapping their hands.Then, a Cha Cha Slide dance-off ensued.      That’s just the type of environment Joe Beckman wanted to create for his motivational speech.      Clarksville Schools, along with conference neighbors...
12/06/2017 - 3:24pm
Pastor Charles Underwood of Clarksville’s St. John’s Lutheran Church served in the Air Force from 1974 to 1994.      He took basic training at the age of 21 at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.      “What I remember mainly was the unbelievable heat. There were red flag days over 100 degrees...
12/06/2017 - 3:17pm
The Rehabilitation Center of Allison received the 2017 Iowa Governor’s Award for Quality Care on Thursday. The award was presented by Director Rod Roberts of the Department of Inspections and Appeals at a ceremony in Allison attended by staff, residents, local visitors, State Representative Linda Upmeyer and State Senator Amanda Ragan....
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