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07/02/2015 - 6:18pm
  With regard to vaccines, the eyes of health care professionals are on California.   Iowa allows no philosophical exemption to vaccines, only a medical or a religious exemption.   Butler County Public Health Director Jennifer Becker said Iowa law requires that agencies audit vaccine records for proof of vaccine or for the religious or medical exemption.   Fewer than 10...
07/02/2015 - 6:11pm
  The Butler County American Cancer Society Relay for Life committee has sent invitations to cancer survivors throughout the area, inviting them to the 2015 relay.   The Butler County ACS Relay is to begin at 5 p.m. Friday, July 10 at the Butler County Fairgrounds in Allison.   Survivor Chairperson Paulene Meyer has stated that they...
07/02/2015 - 6:05pm
  The Clarksville water tower now uses a copper network to "talk" to the controls, but with the installation of a fiber loop, Butler-Bremer Communications would like to get rid of underground copper by the end of the year.   A bid received to replace the water tower control system to make it compatible with the fiber came in...
07/02/2015 - 6:00pm
ALLISON — Numbers are in from the 2015 Butler County Fair.   Butler County Fair attendance measurable at ticketed grandstand events last week was about 9,500 people. A ticket is required each day to access the grandstand.   "We were extremely pleased (with) the numbers for the concert Friday night," Fair Board President...
07/02/2015 - 5:54pm
  Miss Allison Caitlin Allan was crowned 2015 Butler County Fair Queen on Wednesday, June 24 at the County Fair. Allan is the daughter of Wendy and Brad Hansen, and Dave and Brenda Allan.   First runner-up was Miss Greene (River Days Queen) Morgan Davis, daughter of Bridget and Chet Shultz and Craig Davis. Second runner-up was Miss...
07/02/2015 - 5:38pm
  Think of preserving traditional American music such as jazz, brass bands, barbershop and choral groups while stimulating the local economy during a slow time for the local campground, and the concerted effort behind the Wilder Park Concert Series comes into focus.   These groups need more venues in the area to exhibit their abilities,...
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