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07/22/2016 - 10:40am
  DES MOINES, Iowa – (July 21, 2016) – As temperatures spike, so can electric demand. MidAmerican Energy Company issued a peak alert today and is asking customers to take five simple steps to conserve energy from 2 until 7 p.m.   Peak alerts are issued when temperatures hit the mid-to-high-90s and electricity use is expected to be at or near maximum...
07/20/2016 - 9:33am
Hosts of the History channel's American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, are heading to Iowa this August. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the world of antique ‘picking.’     The show is looking for leads. If you or someone you know has a ...
07/18/2016 - 4:51pm
Missing signs dotted Plainfi eld doors, a sobering reminder against the backdrop of the 150th anniversary town festival that started Thursday and continued last weekend. Cloris Mehmen, 76, of Plainfield has been missing since Tuesday, July 5. She is described as 5 foot tall weighing 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing faded blue/ gray pants and...
07/18/2016 - 4:49pm
A new Commission of Veterans Affairs director has taken the controls for Butler County. Tom Heckman, an aircraft mechanic and aircraft coordinator with the 133rd Air National Guard in Minnesota with 33 years of service, completed accreditation training on May 25 to become Butler County’s director of the Commission of Veterans Affairs....
07/15/2016 - 4:33pm
The Jazz Trio is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Wilder Park, Wednesday, July 27, consists of local musicians Dave and Mary Smith on piano and bass, plus Shawn Macvicker, of Cedar Falls, on tenor sax. Travis Toliver, an outstanding vocalist, is new with the Sugar Daddys Jazz Band. As a boy soprano, in the acclaimed Colorado Children's Chorale, he...
07/06/2016 - 4:18pm
Allison Farmers Market will be held each Friday beginning this week. Hours will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. and the market will be located on the corner of Third and Main streets.
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