08/28/2014 - 10:50am
Approaching the deadline for a Community Development Block Grant application, City Council members approved a tentative plan for the sewer update project Monday. New City Financial Advisor Michael Hart of Northland Services (Minneapolis) presented a sewer rate summary, with two scenarios for the Council to choose from, including: Scenario A (maintenance and modifications to lagoons and...
08/27/2014 - 8:59am
Seventh through 12 grade students and teachers will be working together with Google Chromebook devices this year. One hundred, forty-five devices were set up and handed out to students. School Improvement Coordinator Eric Eckerman proposed purchasing the products as a cheaper way to replace computer equipment.  “Quite a few...
08/27/2014 - 8:54am
Clarksville AMVETS Color Guard started school Monday, Aug. 21, with the annual flag-raising ceremony. Commander Bob Wamsley welcomed students, before presenting flag etiquette. Band instructor John Sundet played the Star Spangled Banner, and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Read more in the Aug. 28 Clarksville Star.
08/21/2014 - 12:18pm
Ticked Off – America’s Outdoor Experience and Climate Change report was produced by the National Wildlife Federation, which includes 49 state affiliates and more than four million members committed to protecting wildlife and connecting Americans with nature. EXCERPT FROM REPORT: Extreme weather is becoming more common. Droughts...
08/21/2014 - 12:16pm
During a large breakfast staff meeting last week, new North Butler School District Superintendent Joel Foster [pictured standing] addressed teachers in the auditorium. (Photos Courtesy Greene Recorder/Ross Hawker) See more in the Aug. 21 Tribune-Journal.
08/21/2014 - 12:12pm
North Butler Community School District is incorporating a school improvement coordinator this year to help with technology integration, professional development and curriculum.  After serving as the high school Spanish teacher for two years, Heather Holm will tackle responsibilities of the new position. Administration began looking for...
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