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08/20/2018 - 12:58pm
Twelve students from Spanish class at North Butler took a week-long trip to Mexico with teacher Wendy Floss July 23 to July 30.        The group flew into Cancun, spent the first night in Chichen Itza, and the next two nights in Merida, before arriving at their final destination Playa del Carmen, where they spent the remainder of the trip.     ...
08/03/2018 - 10:29am
The Butler County Conservation Board and Friends of Heery Woods Nature Center celebrated 30 years of Environmental and Outdoor Recreation programs on Sunday.      Visitors to the nature center were treated to a variety of speakers and events. Mike Miner, Butler County Conservation Director, discussed the future of the program....
07/31/2018 - 1:33pm
Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp near Bristow is bustling with activity. This week is family camp, the last of nine camps held there this summer.      Camp season kicked off in June with the first junior high camp and included two junior high camps, an overnight camp, two high school camps, a fourth to sixth grade camp,...
07/30/2018 - 10:02am
This July, two Butler County residents, Kortney Sherburne of Aplington and Jason Edeker of Allison, were among 30 who traveled with the Emmanuel Covenant Church group to spend a week working at the Emmanuel Kingdom Ministries Children’s Home in Mexico.      Sherburne has sponsored a child at the home since February, and...
07/30/2018 - 9:58am
St. John’s Lutheran Church of Vilmar is welcoming a new pastor August 1, Christopher Martin.      Martin comes from Emmons Lutheran Church in Emmons, Minnesota, where he has served for the past 5.5 years. Before that, he served in a three-church parish in Pennsylvania for almost three years, and at Our Savior Lutheran in...
07/30/2018 - 9:53am
The law firm of Lawler & Swanson has been serving the Parkersburg community for many years.      The firm opened in 1926 when Dale Van Eman and Williams Evans started a law office over the bank. In 1955, they remolded the present building and added more partners. Tom Lawler joined in 1973, and in 1985, the firm became his...
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