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03/13/2019 - 1:17pm
Clarksville has always been a strong community. But with Ninja Warriors in town, it’s even stronger.      Chris Behrends and Levi Enright, known as the “Ninja Teens,” competed in their first Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) event at the Ninja U obstacle training gym in Cedar Falls on Saturday, March 9. Enright finished second, and Behrends finished...
03/06/2019 - 12:24pm
Max and Marianne Folkerts of rural Allison were married in 1967 and will celebrate their 52nd anniversary on June 23.      They attribute the longevity of their marriage to friendship.      “We were friends first. We went to high school together and always have remained friends,” Marianne...
03/06/2019 - 12:13pm
Many Iowans have taken refuge in their homes and offices in the aftermath of the latest hiemal blasts, which set a new record for February, averaging 22.5 inches of an algid, white, powdery substance over the once green and flourishing fields of this state. An intrepid 445 residents of Butler County, however, can still be seen outdoors, impervious...
02/27/2019 - 6:05pm
DES MOINES -- The Clarksville girls' basketball team ended its season with a 62-49 loss in the Class 1A quarterfinal against Bellevue Marquette on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The first trip to the state tournament for the Indians in school history, they came out confident but a momentum switch in the second quarter went the Mohawks' way. A large...
02/27/2019 - 3:45pm
Nearly 90 enjoyed the wide variety of soups, breads, veggies, cakes and ice cream, plus the pleasant sounds of Sugar Daddys  Band at the Allison Lions Soup Supper held recently at the Elementary School.      Caitlin Allen and Addyson Clark sang several crowd-pleasing songs during the evening.   ...
02/27/2019 - 3:15pm
Life isn’t always easy, but Clarksville Elementary Special Education Associate Tonya Derner believes in meeting challenges with a positive attitude, hard work and faith in a brighter tomorrow.      After graduating from W-SR high school, she had planned to join the Army, but while still a teenager, she was diagnosed with...
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