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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 session, answer constituents questions regarding...
02/08/2017 - 5:48pm
Jason Edeker had never flown on a plane before, nor had he ever left the country, or even seen an ocean. His entire life, he had lived in Allison, Iowa, but all that changed for him when he was 21-years-old.      His first trip tying all these “have nots” together wasn’t to the coastal paradise of the Bahamas...
02/08/2017 - 5:46pm
Tucked in a wooded area in the northwest quadrant of Butler County is a more than 30-acre campground: Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp. It came into existence in 1963 with the first camp season coming the next summer in 1964. Location is one mile west of Bristow on County Road C-33; or four miles northeast of Dumont. While the camp is under...
02/08/2017 - 5:40pm
Submitted by Kirk Clark, NBES Social Studies Teacher ALLISON – Lucas Martzahn, a 7th grade student at North Butler Jr./Sr. High School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 27, 2017, and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography,...
02/07/2017 - 2:39pm
CLARKSVILLE – It would have been the easy route to take a ‘W’ for Clarksville’s boys basketball team. And the Indians’ head coach Ross Timmermans wasn’t about to, scheduling a replacement game for Valley Lutheran, which suspended its program for lack of players earlier this season. “You always want to play...
02/01/2017 - 2:38pm
After twenty-one years of owning Pete and Shorty’s, Kendall and Karen Kielman were very happy to be able to keep the business in the family. Their oldest son, Mike Kramer, has taken over as of January 1.
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