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08/27/2015 - 9:43pm
  Chad Hart, ISU Extension grain market specialist, called himself "Dr. Doom" as he discussed grain market trends and provided a market forecast at the Borlaug Learning Center Field Day Aug. 19 in Nashua.   The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its yield rate estimate earlier this month based on the second highest "stand count" ever seen, Hart said. Stand count...
08/20/2015 - 7:15pm
  Troy Groeneveld, 51, of Greene pleaded guilty on May 18 to an amended charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The part of Iowa law cited [in sentencing filed July 27 in Butler County District Court] pertains to possession of five grams or less of methamphetamine, its salts or isomers or any compound, mixture,...
08/20/2015 - 6:47pm
  A splash pad is on the horizon for Clarksville.   A splash pad is a recreation area, often in a public park, for water play that has little or no standing water. This is said to eliminate the need for lifeguards or other supervision, as there is little risk of drowning, according to Wikipedia.   Clarksville City Council voted...
08/20/2015 - 6:18pm
  North Butler School Board member Gail Arjes and High School Principal Dan Huff visited the North Butler Athletic Complex site to scout potential locations for donor recognition signage on Thursday, Aug. 13.   "In a couple days it'll be evident how this'll be more accessible for elderly and disabled patrons to access the...
08/20/2015 - 6:11pm
  Exactly 66 people attended a three-person best-shot golf tournament held at the C.A.R.D. Inc. course on Friday, Aug. 7, called Clarksville Fun'd Day, formerly the Leland "Red" Metz Fun'd Day.   Once, the tournament was named for a former C.A.R.D. Board member and Janice's husband of 51 years, Leland "Red...
08/20/2015 - 6:06pm
  As summer heads into fall, remember to get out and enjoy the fresh, local produce around the corner.   Mary Tyler of M.T. Acres, rural Parkersburg, organizes the Allison Farmers Market, which occurs from 3:30 to 6 p.m. weekly until mid October at the Allison City Park on North Main and Third streets.   National Farmers Market Week...
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