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03/16/2017 - 11:52am
St. Peter Quilters finish over 400 quilts for charitable causes     St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greene was founded in 1872. Today the church boasts an enthusiastic pastor, a busy quilting group, and approximately 140 parishioners between three services.      Saturdays there is a shorter, evening prayer service in the fellowship hall. Sunday morning there is...
03/16/2017 - 11:26am
Waverly couple started small, now own an international classic car dealership in Greene       “The thing that I enjoy most is knowing that my husband and I live the American dream,” Lisa Austin, co-owner of Coyote Classics said. “We started in a farm in Iowa surrounded by corn fields, with a very small...
03/09/2017 - 1:13pm
Clarksville native Mandy Kampman reflects on first month as proprietor Matt and Mandy Kampman bought Clarksville Hometown Grocery on February 1. What is their mission for the grocery store? “I just want to keep it great,” Mandy Kampman said. Born and raised in Clarksville, Kampman worked for Nashua Monument Works before purchasing the...
03/09/2017 - 1:11pm
City Clerk Larry Betts attends his last council meeting The Clarksville City Council unanimously approved the 2017-2018 budget for the city Monday. The council believes FEMA public assistance funds will cover all expenses that occurred with the 2016 flood. The city hopes to buy a new cemetery mower and an end loader. “If it does flood again...
03/09/2017 - 1:08pm
McWhirter says she enjoyed her job but looks forward to spending time with grandchildren Butler County Assessor Deb McWhirter plans to retire July 1. She has served as assessor since 1990, but has worked in the assessor’s office since 1978. McWhirter earned a teaching degree at UNI, and started her career as an administrative secretary at...
03/09/2017 - 1:07pm
Nearly 180 were served at the Allison Lions Fish Fry on Saturday, March 4 at The AMVETS building, which is a new location for the fish fries. 42 were “carry outs.” Many thanks to all who support the Lions in their efforts to provide eye screening to all Iowa pre-school children, local scholarships, and support to the Lions State Lions...
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