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01/28/2015 - 3:54pm
Butler County Farm Bureau AITC Coordinator Ruth Seehusen visited the Allison kindergarteners on January 20 to talk to them about dairy products. Ruth read the book “Clarabelle”, which told the class about dairy cows, calves, and milk products. Did you know that a cow will eat enough food in a year to fill your bedroom three times? Or that a dairy cow needs to drink an entire bathtub of water each...
01/28/2015 - 3:53pm
Allison, Iowa, (Friday, January 16, 2015) – David Crow, a 6th grade student at North Butler Middle School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 16, 2015, and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first...
01/28/2015 - 3:50pm
Dr. George North, President of Allison Lions Club, introduced Sheriff Jason Johnson as the guest speaker at their recent meeting on January 21. He discussed the Sheriff’s Department and “scam” concerns in the area. Sheriff Johnson said,” The Department not only serves the entire county as well as Allison, Bristow,...
01/22/2015 - 5:23pm
DIKE — The movement to stop a controversial power corridor appears to be gaining momentum. That was the message shared by Preservation of Rural Iowa Alliance president Carolyn Sheridan last week during a community meeting in Dike. At a meeting that drew approximately 75 people, Sheridan said recent decisions in both Iowa and Illinois...
01/20/2015 - 5:24pm
Nancy Jensen has stepped down as the Butler youth coordinator, however, she’ll continue as the county’s program coordinator. Holly Merritt, 23, fresh off graduating from Dordt College last spring in animal science, will fill in the absent spot. She started Jan. 5, and is still taking in all of her duties with 4-H and youth development. “I’m...
01/13/2015 - 12:59pm
See more in the Jan. 15 Tribune-Journal.
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