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04/16/2015 - 5:03pm
CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville School District received a couple of notes on the audit of its 2013-2014 finances.   During the year ending June 30, 2014, the district had a deficit of $69,665 in the fund for capital projects: physical plant and equipment levy, and two deficit student activity fund accounts that were $9,786 in the red, auditors Nolte, Cornman & Johnson of Newton...
04/09/2015 - 7:00am
  Clarksville City Council amended a few utility rates at its Monday, April 6 meeting.    The council accepted the city clerk’s proposal to increase water rates and storm drainage fees while decreasing garbage rates. The changes will take effect May 1.   Councilman Jeff Kolb said he would like to see...
04/09/2015 - 12:03am
DES MOINES – Adding 229 acres to the Big Marsh Wildlife Management Area between Allison and Parkersburg is on the agenda when a state group meets Thursday, April 9 in Harlan.   The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is slated to purchase the land, which adjoins the Big Marsh WMA, for $230,000 from...
04/08/2015 - 11:42pm
  The North Butler school district will hold its budget hearing on Monday, April 13.   A legal publication gives the proposed budget and tax rate.   North Butler is asking for $12.72793 per $1,000 assessed for fiscal 2016, 22 cents lower than taxes due last fall and this spring. Last year's levy was $12.94, and the second part...
04/08/2015 - 11:38pm
  The Clarksville School District will hold its budget hearing on Thursday, April 9.   A legal publication gives the proposed budget and tax rate.   Clarksville is proposing to levy $13.57320 per $1,000 assessed valuation for fiscal 2016, payable in fall 2015 to spring 2016, about 66 cents higher that taxes due last fall and this...
04/08/2015 - 11:33pm
WAVERLY — Despite advances in technology, physical storm spotting remains an important tool for weather reporting.   "Eyes on the ground are still the best reports ever invented," said Ken Harding, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service in Johnston, at a training for potential storm spotters, hosted by Butler...
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