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09/12/2014 - 9:57am
Jessica Lovrien is spearheading a project to get outdoor lights for the city’s Volunteer Park baseball/softball diamond.  Lovrien showed up at City Hall Monday, and got the go-ahead from Council members to move forward with the project. The next steps include fundraising and applying for grants to pay for the estimated $80,000 undertaking. Musco Lighting of Oskaloosa estimates...
09/03/2014 - 8:27am
Christine Moad, 22, of Allison, released her second solo extended play musical recording in May, called Dichotomy. Named Miss Christine, four songs are featured, including Perfect, Epiphany, Dichotomy and Awkward Situation. Moad began making the EP in March 2013, before marking the end of her college career at Berklee College of Music in...
09/03/2014 - 8:25am
Hot and bothered, Clarksville football struggled in the early going of a home opener against West Central Friday. A couple Indian three-and-out and the Blue Devils’ 6-foot-10, 250-pound quarterback Ethan Steinbronns’ flinging sideline completions left the Indians trailing, 8-0, midway through the first stanza. A frustrated...
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...
08/28/2014 - 10:24am
Council member Janis Cramer spearheaded a pool committee to deal issues surrounding the municipal area. Others on the committee are: Council member Ron Davis and Brenda Heuer, Beth Endelman, Sue Heeren and Jamie Osterbuhr, who are regular pool users with their kids. Major concerns were the pool not being open consistently, cracks in the...
08/27/2014 - 9:11am
Two Butler County farms were presented the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award recently at the State Fair. Iowa DNR Director Chuck Gipp, Gov. Terry Branstad and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Bristow residents Dennis and Merlette Cassman and Waterloo citizens Eric Locke and Mason Moore as leaders in farm management practices...
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