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07/22/2016 - 10:40am
  DES MOINES, Iowa – (July 21, 2016) – As temperatures spike, so can electric demand. MidAmerican Energy Company issued a peak alert today and is asking customers to take five simple steps to conserve energy from 2 until 7 p.m.   Peak alerts are issued when temperatures hit the mid-to-high-90s and electricity use is expected to be at or near maximum...
07/21/2016 - 10:15am
Come on out to Bristow for Fun Day, Saturday, July 30. The schedule follows: 7-10 a.m. Breakfast at the Fire Shed, served by Bristow and Kesley churches. 8 a.m. Farmers and Flea Market, next to the Fire Shed. (Vendors: No setup fee.) 10 a.m. Parade. Line up at 9:30 a.m. by East and Railroad streets. Grand Marshals will be Bob and Peggy Stickler....
07/21/2016 - 10:12am
The city of Allison has received a grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to rehabilitate owner-occupied housing for lowto moderate-income residents within the city’s target area. Deadline for applications of interest is 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5. Those within the guidelines and target area may contact City Hall for an...
07/21/2016 - 10:05am
Ryan Lindeman, grandson of Eileen and the late Dennis Lindeman, has purchased Allison Propane Gas and has partnered with Diamond Oil Company. Dennis Lindeman passed away last November. “Eileen and the crew have worked diligently to serve customers since that time,” states a company letter to customers. “Eileen has decided it...
07/21/2016 - 10:04am
No one is not affected by mental illness in some way, Joan Becker told a room of about 40 attendees at Clarksville Public Library on Thursday, July 14. Everyone either knows a family member or community members with it. Each of us has storms in life to deal with, literally and figuratively. “On June 24, 2009, our family experienced a storm...
07/21/2016 - 9:06am
In spite of threating weather and a couple of showers about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon July 13, nearly 100 people turned out for the Plezant Company Quartet and the Sugar Daddys Jazz Band performances at Wilder Park in Allison. Several people testified they had prayed all day for the “perfect” weather for the concerts that started...
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