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12/11/2017 - 1:41pm
Just last month, Rusty Eddy and Kate Haberman, co-founders of Monarch Therapy Services in Parkersburg, were featured on The Steele Report to discuss what they see as a statewide mental health care crisis. That is a battle Eddy fights every day.      And it’s one that has received statewide attention of late as a dozen gubernatorial candidates discussed the mental health...
12/06/2017 - 3:17pm
The Rehabilitation Center of Allison received the 2017 Iowa Governor’s Award for Quality Care on Thursday. The award was presented by Director Rod Roberts of the Department of Inspections and Appeals at a ceremony in Allison attended by staff, residents, local visitors, State Representative Linda Upmeyer and State Senator Amanda Ragan....
12/06/2017 - 2:10pm
A hoop shed full of hay was destroyed by fire on Tuesday afternoon, December 5.      Fire departments from Bristow, Allison, Dumont, Aplington and Greene, as well as the Dumont and Allison EMS crews, the Butler County Sheriff and Butler County Emergency Management responded to the scene. Firemen fought the blaze for about five...
12/04/2017 - 1:00pm
The Christmas season officially started in Allison on Saturday as the public library was packed with festive guests for the Holiday Open House.      The event kicked off with a morning of Bingo. Following that, guests enjoyed beautiful piano solos from the talented Marcia Larson.      Children enjoyed...
12/04/2017 - 12:52pm
Off T25 in rural Allison north of Aplington on the Ulfers Elk Ranch, there’s a rock rich with Butler County history. It has a simple message seen from the road: Fort Sumter 1865.      In recent years, though, with the effects of weather and vibration from semis and heavy farm equipment, this local landmark has shifted....
12/04/2017 - 12:45pm
Landry’s Toy Drive kicked off at North Butler Elementary on Friday, December 1. Toys are collected for the Ronald McDonald House, which gives families a place to stay near the Children’s Hospital.      Landry Hull, a North Butler preschooler was born three months premature with congenital heart disease. He and his...
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