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05/19/2019 - 11:18am
    Trinity Rail Maintenance Services, Inc. recently announced plans to invest approximately $60 million in a new facility at Butler Logistics Park near Shell Rock and create at least 263 new full-time or career positions in the next three years. The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved the company’s plans to expand in Butler County by constructing a 230-...
05/08/2019 - 3:01pm
The schedule for Allison Days on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 has been announced. The theme for this year’s event is “Mardi Gras.” Featured entertainment will include the SFO and Bar Flyz bands.      Celebrations will kick off Friday at 8 a.m. with the city-wide garage sales.     ...
05/08/2019 - 2:07pm
Lifelong Allison resident Craig Cramer was recognized at a recent pancake breakfast upon his retirement after 38 years of serving on the Allison Fire Department.      During his 38 years of service, Cramer served as a training officer, lieutenant, and for 12 years as chief.      “It was a fun time, a...
05/08/2019 - 1:59pm
Fourth graders and teachers from North Butler, Clarksville and Aplington-Parkersburg schools and a homeschool group attended the annual Progressive Agricultural Safety Day hosted by Butler County ISU Extension and Outreach on May 2 at the Butler County Fairgrounds.      For many children, the farm is a home, a playground and a...
05/08/2019 - 1:54pm
Clarksville students didn't let the rainy weather dampen their mood as they showed off their talents in the annual fine arts festival on April 30.      Exhibits from the K-12 art students and the high school industrial technology classes showcased projects ranging from customized wooden cutting boards to a large tree mural...
05/01/2019 - 11:59am
    Allison and Greene Trees Forever members have been hard at work this past week sharing the joy of planting trees with North Butler students in observance of Arbor Day.     On Wednesday, April 24, 38 seventh graders and three educators from North Butler visited the Wilder Park Lodge to receive educational information on...
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