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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...
03/07/2017 - 11:53am
GREENE – North Butler junior guard Dylan Clipperton was the lone North Butler player named to the Top of Iowa East Conference first team, announced last week. Clipperton led the Bearcats in scoring at 15 points per game, 314 total which ranked in the top-10 in both categories with his average good for fifth. The entire story appears in the...
03/02/2017 - 11:57am
The Butler County Fair announced artists for their 2017 Fair Grandstand lineup. Joe Diffie will be performing June 22, and Tracy Lawrence and Tucker Beathard on June 23. Tracy Lawrence is a prominent country musician who has had over 40 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Of these, eight have been ranked number one. A multi-time CMA and...
03/01/2017 - 5:48pm
Senator Charles Grassley wrapped up a week of public forums in Parkersburg on Friday, February 24, with a morning meeting with constituents from Butler County and the surrounding area. In spite of slick roads and uncooperative winter weather, Grassley’s constituents packed the Parkersburg Civic Center to ask questions and present feedback,...
03/01/2017 - 5:47pm
Stephen and Nellie Kaus have worked for other farmers for the past four years. Recently married, they decided to move to Shell Rock, Stephen Kaus’ hometown, and start Whistling Thistle Farm. At the farm, they plan to grow almost every type of vegetable imaginable— tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, pumpkins, broccoli, carrots...
02/22/2017 - 4:29pm
Republican Senator Charles Grassley paid a visit to Franklin County this past Monday. Grassley was invited to Franklin General Hospital to take a tour of the hospital’s construction projects regarding patient privacy and its new mental health program for senior citizens. Grassley concluded the tour with a town-hall style question and answer...
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