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05/17/2017 - 2:10pm
     Connie Debner gave a presentation on April 20 at the Black Sheep Coffee Baa in Greene about her mission trip to Les Cayes, Haiti with a team of 11 Iowans. She works with CLIMB for Haiti, Accolade for Saving Lives and Tous Ensemble.      At Accolade, the mission workers reach out to street boys. These boys were feared because they stole from locals. When...
05/10/2017 - 3:00pm
    “You may think you’re tired. You may think you’re sore, but it’s all in your head,” said Makayla Hollub. “It’s a really tough sport. You have to push yourself, and you have to know your limits. It’s about mental toughness.”     Hollub is a senior on the Clarksville...
05/10/2017 - 2:46pm
Gary Miller’s clocks are sure to catch the eye of any passerby at the First National Bank in Waverly, where they are now on display.      Miller has created clocks since around 2000. Previously he did some woodworking; a clock pattern in a magazine caught his eye.      “When I [received the...
05/10/2017 - 2:32pm
Students in Jym Hansen’s Vocational Agriculture class at North Butler are raising Tilapia in the school’s aquaculture program.      The class has is raising the three main strains of Tilapia, Hawaiian gold, Mozambique blues, and White Nile. Males will grow up to 14 inches and the females will be a little smaller,...
05/10/2017 - 2:16pm
 Principal Dan Huff’s vision for North Butler High School is to educate kids for their future, not our past.    Both of Huff’s parents and a grandfather were teachers, so a career in education only seemed natural to Huff.    After graduating from West Waterloo School, Huff went on to UNI, majoring in Spanish....
05/05/2017 - 11:32am
GREENE—Since 1981, Eddie Hesalroad has created beautiful stained glass windows at the Olde Glass Factory.             “I always liked to work with my hands,” Hesalroad said. “I think the satisfaction of knowing when I get something done, it’s going to last...
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