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07/31/2014 - 8:21am
Business seemed to be booming for Wink’s Diner (271 N. Main St.), opening just eight-and-a-half months ago. But last Friday morning, co-owner Zach Winkowitsch closed the doors for good. Mayor Scot Henrichs said he had planned to eat there for lunch that day, but drove by and didn’t know what was going on. Read full story in the July 31 Tribune-Journal.
07/24/2014 - 8:35am
Around 45 Allison Cats celebrated their 50-year reunion during Wilder Daze. Ranae Boomgarden, who grew up rooting for the Cats and spent a year planning the event, managed to rally over 30 former players together, along with the 13 current players and family members. All told, 100 Cat lovers met up under a tent on Main Street for a meal,...
07/16/2014 - 7:49am
Predicted rainy weather held off for a large crowd at Butler County’s Relay for Life Friday night. Funds raised for the event are destined for research, advocacy, treatment and education. An unofficial total of $58,000 was reported, with funds raised going to cancer research, advocacy, treatment and education. Leanne Schipper organized...
07/16/2014 - 7:47am
Close to 15,000 cyclists will peddle through Clarksville Thursday for Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. The local planning committee has been busy since April, getting everything in order to host the last stop on day five of RAGBRAI.  The riders come into town west on C33 from Mason City, and leave on C33...
07/16/2014 - 7:46am
Wilder Daze Committee gets in the groove for the annual celebration Friday and Saturday. See schedule and more in the July 17 Tribune-Journal and Clarksville Star.
07/16/2014 - 7:44am
The June 16windstorm came when city officials were wrapping up year-end finances for June 30. To accommodate storm cleanup expenses, the city had to split the $60,000 cost of tree removal into two fiscal years. City clerk Larry Betts allocated $20,000 of the bill for June, with the remaining $40,000 pushed into July expenditures for the...
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