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02/07/2016 - 12:25am
  Changes to the scope of the Allison portion of the farm-to-market road have cleared one governmental committee and are to come before the full Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments this month.   "We will not know any solid costs until bids come in," Lee Gallentine with Ryken Engineering, told the city of Allison in a Jan. 22 email provided to the council.   The...
02/04/2016 - 6:48pm
  Mariah Wefel, 18, Clarksville, said Wednesday, Jan. 27 was her first time participating in a mock caucus, and Monday, Feb. 1 would be her first time participating in the Presidential Caucus.   She hit the ground running. Wefel is a precinct captain for Hillary Clinton, meaning she has been "getting the word out" by calling...
02/04/2016 - 6:32pm
  Mark the calendar for the renowned Glenn Miller Orchestra at Wilder Park, Allison, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.   The free admission concert, sponsored by the Allison Park Board, will be the second performance for this prestigious orchestra at Wilder Park.   The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most sought after...
01/28/2016 - 5:13pm
Editor’s note: Part one of two. Part two is tentatively slated for the following week. Perceived government overreach in agriculture formed the theme when regional Farm Bureau representatives sat down with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, (R, IA) at a private forum on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Butler County Farm Bureau in Allison. Country Of Origin Labeling...
01/28/2016 - 5:11pm
CLIVE – A Butler County woman expected to claim a $100 prize on her winning scratch ticket, but she ended up winning a lot more than that. Cheryl Mehmen of Greene said she purchased a “$100,000 Mega Crossword” scratch ticket Tuesday at her local Express Mart located at 214 N. First St., and when she scratched it off she thought...
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