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08/28/2014 - 10:50am
Approaching the deadline for a Community Development Block Grant application, City Council members approved a tentative plan for the sewer update project Monday. New City Financial Advisor Michael Hart of Northland Services (Minneapolis) presented a sewer rate summary, with two scenarios for the Council to choose from, including: Scenario A (maintenance and modifications to lagoons and...
08/21/2014 - 12:09pm
Transfer student Colton Pierce listens to TAG and eighth-grade language arts teacher Sharon Ragsdale during open house, along with Pierce’s sisters – Savannah [not facing], Zoe and Lanny. Students began school Monday. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Aug. 21 Clarksville Star.
08/21/2014 - 12:07pm
Eighty-two counties and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 17. Doug Schueler was inducted to the hall of fame for Butler County for outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. He was selected for exceptional work in...
08/14/2014 - 12:50pm
Rick Stewart, 62, is an independent candidate and thinker running for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat with a different approach. Instead of Democrat or Republican, black or white, potato or potatoe, Stewart has been riding his mountain bike to every county in Iowa and doing interviews with local papers. He also rode RAGBRAI, dislocating his ring...
08/14/2014 - 12:49pm
Joel Foster, 46, began duties as the new North Butler School District superintendent July 1. Foster was the superintendent/prekindergarten-third grade principal at West Harrison Community School District in Mondamin before getting hired for the job in April. Read question and answer session with Foster in the Aug. 14 Tribune-Journal.
08/14/2014 - 12:47pm
Clarksville’s Jeff Chesnut claimed $21,000 in the lottery’s Deluxe 7-11-21 scratch game. He purchased his ticket at the Express Mart in town July 28. “I pick and choose, but if it feels right, I just buy a certain ticket, and that one happened to look good to me that day,” Chesnut said, claiming his prize at the...
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