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02/15/2017 - 3:20pm
BUTLER COUNTY – Community members in Butler County can look forward to seeing a new face around town. Cali Ryder, formerly of Muscatine, has joined the Parkersburg Eclipse, Butler County Tribune-Journal, and Clarksville Star as a marketing representative. Ryder, an Illinois native who has spent a lot of time in eastern Iowa, says that she’s excited to start her new job here in Butler...
02/08/2017 - 5:46pm
Tucked in a wooded area in the northwest quadrant of Butler County is a more than 30-acre campground: Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp. It came into existence in 1963 with the first camp season coming the next summer in 1964. Location is one mile west of Bristow on County Road C-33; or four miles northeast of Dumont. While the camp is under...
02/08/2017 - 5:40pm
Submitted by Kirk Clark, NBES Social Studies Teacher ALLISON – Lucas Martzahn, a 7th grade student at North Butler Jr./Sr. High School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 27, 2017, and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography,...
02/01/2017 - 2:41pm
The Allison City Council had a special workshop to discuss the next year’s budget and the different department requests. City Clerk Glenda Miller handed out the budget to all the Council members—all of which were in attendance. The Council looked at revenues first, discussing property taxes and how the city will continue to back fill...
02/01/2017 - 2:41pm
The Butler County Supervisors approved the transfer of funds to the County Recorders account and the use of aerial photography for the assessor at their weekly meeting. Assessor Deb McWhirter asked the Supervisors to approve aerial photography to be updated for Butler County. “It is a reflight,” McWhirter said. “We have aerial...
02/01/2017 - 2:38pm
After twenty-one years of owning Pete and Shorty’s, Kendall and Karen Kielman were very happy to be able to keep the business in the family. Their oldest son, Mike Kramer, has taken over as of January 1.
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