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11/07/2018 - 2:50pm
The juniors were the overall champions at the Battle of the Classes at Clarksville Schools on Friday. Eighth graders finished first in junior high. The competition marked the first quarter PBIS celebration and was organized by the Student Council.      The Battle started off with the car cram, where classes competed to see who could pack the most students into a minivan, and...
10/31/2018 - 12:17pm
Clarksville is the first school in Butler County to implement Ricochet, an ISU Extension and Outreach program that focuses on leadership skills.      Tayler Veldhuizen, Butler County Youth Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension, recently started teaching the nine-week program with one class for sixth graders each week...
10/31/2018 - 11:58am
Local kids enjoyed a Halloween Carnival held the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 28 at North Butler High School in Greene. Many wore costumes and played a variety of games for a chance to win candy, movies, decorated cakes, pop, goldfish, books and more. Prizes went quickly this year, with everyone showing up on the early side for a chance to win the...
10/31/2018 - 11:52am
October 11, 2018 was proclaimed Wendy Wiegmann Day by Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey in recognition of Wiegmann’s 20 years of service at Simpson Housing, where she works to house, support, and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in the city of Minneapolis.      “In her more than two decades in this work,...
10/31/2018 - 11:46am
The regular meeting of the Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H club came to order Sunday, October 14, 2018, at the Clarksville Public Library. Twenty-four members, two leaders, & two visitors attended. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Madeline Sterken.  Roll call was, “What are you going to be for Halloween?”  No there was no old...
10/31/2018 - 11:40am
Last year’s sale may have been like Black Friday, but this year’s sale was busier than ever, with the whole town of Clarksville abuzz for the annual Fall Craft Expo.      An estimated 3500 to 4000 shoppers were present, nearly double last year’s estimate of 2200 to 2500. Just about every county in Iowa from...
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