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05/20/2016 - 10:46am
Lavon Green, Shell Rock American Legion Auxiliary No. 393, right, and her great-niece, Madison Kratchmer, sell paper poppies for a donation to support veterans at Shell Rock Kwik Star on May 11. ”She’s helped me for (three) years,” Green said. “She saw somebody distributing some (poppies) and asked me if I would be calling her.” The family has a history of service to...
05/20/2016 - 10:41am
Robert H. Janssen has placed fi rst in the state competing in the SkillsUSA championship for diesel equipment technology. He is the son of Dawn and Brent Janssen of Allison. Janssen now goes to nationals to compete in Louisville, Kentucky June 20-24. He recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. The SkillsUSA Diesel...
05/20/2016 - 10:39am
Clarksville Community School students, Trees Forever volunteers and city staff planted 30 trees throughout town on May 5 in honor of Arbor Day, which was April 29. Varieties planted included river birch, scarlet oak, thornless hawthorn (a shorter tree for areas under power lines) and Turkish fi lbert, which is related to hazelnut shrubs that are...
05/20/2016 - 10:04am
Staff at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation took part in wheelchair races on Friday, May 13 as part of National Nursing Home Week. (No injuries were reported.) Cari Knowlton won the final round by tiebreaker, after she and fellow Certifi ed Nursing Assistant Makayla Kincade had tied in their fi rst round at 11 seconds. Asked about her...
05/20/2016 - 9:44am
Thursday was a good day for two creators of a poignant public service announcement and for their school, North Butler. KGAN CBS Channel 2 anchors traveled to North Butler Junior-Senior High School in Greene on Thursday, May 12 to present awards to Karley Anderson and Darrian Spainhower for the best Distracted Driving Public Service Announcement. A...
05/13/2016 - 1:04pm
A Bristow woman died on Thursday, May 12 following a rollover at Thrush and B35 (245th Street) in Cerro Gordo County. Kassidy Lee Ostendorf, 21, of Bristow has been named as a fatality in the rollover. She was driving a 1996 Chevy pickup eastbound on B35. The vehicle went through a stop sign at Thrush Avenue, turned southbound on Thrush and went...
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