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02/07/2016 - 12:29am
To the community of Allison   After serious consideration, the Wilder Days Committee will be stepping down from organizing any future Wilder Days events.   Due to increasingly busy family schedules and diminishing manpower, we felt we could no longer provide a family fun weekend that Allison residents have come to enjoy.   However, we are hoping that other organizations or...
02/07/2016 - 12:25am
  Changes to the scope of the Allison portion of the farm-to-market road have cleared one governmental committee and are to come before the full Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments this month.   "We will not know any solid costs until bids come in," Lee Gallentine with Ryken Engineering, told the city of Allison in a...
02/04/2016 - 7:38pm
  Clarksville City Council appointed a deputy city clerk at the Monday, Feb. 1 City Council meeting.   A deputy clerk position was created for advancement to city clerk after training is completed.   Deputy Clerk Lori Peterson will work full-time for a year as an intern with City Clerk Larry Betts.   "It's unheard of...
02/04/2016 - 7:33pm
  Clarksville Junior/Senior High School Principal Robert Saathoff has announced that the administration of the Iowa Assessments (previously known as the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and the Iowa Tests of Educational Development) will take place next week on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and Thursday, February 11. Grades seven through 11 will be taking the...
02/04/2016 - 7:19pm
  Those who served their country often have interesting stories to tell, but drawing them out is the challenge.   "My dad didn't share much with us about his time in World War II," daughter Karen (Konig) Alberts said. "He would talk about the weather and how wet and muddy it was, and places his battalion served in...
02/04/2016 - 7:13pm
  Editor's note: Part two of a series. Part one ran Jan. 28. Next week: Trans Pacific Partnership.   Perceived government overreach in agriculture formed the theme when regional Farm Bureau representatives sat down with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, (R-IA) at a private forum on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Butler County Farm Bureau in Allison....
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