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02/19/2018 - 12:48pm
State Representative Pat Grassley held a listening post at the Shell Rock Library on February 9.      Grassley discussed growth in rural areas and funding difficulties.      “Being chair of the appropriations committee, I’ve really realized in the last three years that the way that we address things like school funding, for example, there’...
02/19/2018 - 11:15am
Home décor created from horse shoes is local man Matthew Bohach’s specialty, and he has sold his products through his business Cowboy Creations for the past three years.      “They’re locally made and handcrafted. There’s not a whole lot of that left in this world,” said Bohach. “[My...
02/16/2018 - 1:20pm
Butler County residents in Aredale, Bristow and in the northwest corner of the county in the Dougherty exchange can expect higher internet speeds coming their way as Rockwell Telephone company plans to expand fiber optic to these areas by the end of the year.      “We’re a coop, and we like to keep up with the...
02/16/2018 - 1:00pm
Are you prom dress shopping, but don’t want to spend a lot of money on a dress you will only wear a few times? The Clarksville Open Door Youth Center is offering gently-used prom dresses in exchange for a non-perishable donation to the Food Pantry located at the youth center. Prom shoes and jewelry are also available.    ...
02/14/2018 - 1:43pm
Kenneth and Lavonne Vance will celebrate 67 years of marriage on May 14.      The couple first met at a music contest in New Hampton. Lavonne, a sophomore, played a piano solo, and Kenneth sang the tenor part in his high school quartet. Her brother, who seemed to know everyone, introduced them. But Lavonne (Frey) lived in...
02/14/2018 - 1:35pm
Dave and Lola Clark will mark 64 years of marriage his September.      They knew each other in high school, and started dating when they were 16. One day in front of the old Clarksville café, Dave asked Lola to go out with him to a movie in Waverly. Their next date was to a county basketball tournament in Greene. Dave...
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