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10/13/2017 - 11:56am
Scot Henrichs has served as mayor of Allison since 1997, but this election he won’t be on the ballot.      Henrichs’ decision not to seek re-election is in part due to the fact that he now works in Waverly as a Service Manager at Krueger Auto and Truck Villa. Born and raised in Allison, Henrichs previously worked at Cooper Motors in Allison and still serves on the...
10/11/2017 - 12:55pm
Joni Ernst met with county officials and local mayors at the Butler County Courthouse Monday to discuss flood mitigation issues as part of her 99-county tour.      Ernst’s message? It’s important that families who were told they would receive follow-up are not forgotten.      Iowans are self-...
10/11/2017 - 12:49pm
Gabe Hoodjer recently completed his Eagle Scout project mapping all of the veteran gravesites at Lynwood Cemetery. Hoodjer gave a presentation explaining how the mapping works at the Lynwood Cemetery program at the Clarksville Library Saturday.      The Google Earth file Hoodjer created, documenting the graves of 290 veterans...
10/11/2017 - 12:39pm
“We’re All in this Together,” was the theme for the 2017 North Butler Homecoming, and Brandon Trees and Abbie Wix were crowned Homecoming King and Queen.      Festivities started on Wednesday, October 4 with a Mascot Walk from the elementary school to Wilder Park, as North Butler joined the Iowa Healthiest...
10/09/2017 - 12:05pm
The fifth annual Harvest Moon Festival was celebrated on October 7 at Wilder Park in Allison.      Festivities began with a delicious Lions’ omelet breakfast, served to a full house of 140 throughout the morning.      In spite of rain, nearly 20 die-hard runners forged on through the mud to complete...
10/04/2017 - 3:03pm
At the council meeting October 2, city attorney Heather Prendergast presented an update on the prosecution of Nicolas Wessels, 23, of Clarksville. Prendergast said prosecuting county attorney Gregory Lievens sought an opinion from the council on whether or not to accept a plea deal from the defendant.      Wessels is charged...
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