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02/26/2015 - 7:24pm
ALLISON — The City Council green-lighted amending water rates, which will return to what they were before a November increase.   Water rates were inadvertently changed in an ordinance that increased sewer rates, which was adopted on Oct. 15.   “It was just supposed to be the sewer rates that were increased, not the water,” City Clerk Glenda Miller said, “but it...
02/19/2015 - 1:28pm
  GREENE — Books will need to be weeded from the North Butler school libraries, in part to merge the district’s three libraries into two.   The North Butler School Board approved policy on book weeding at the request of District Media Specialist Mary Junker, when it met on Thursday.   The planned merge comes after a...
02/19/2015 - 1:23pm
  CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville City Council on Monday approved freezing pay rates for its appointed officers and employees for fiscal 2016, which starts July 1, 2015.   The Council directed that wages not increase because of a high increase in health insurance premium last year, City Clerk Larry Betts said.   The city pays...
02/19/2015 - 1:20pm
  ALLISON — The Butler County Board appointed Tammy Fleshner as a medical examiner investigator on Tuesday, Feb. 10.   She will assist Butler County’s medical examiner, Dr. Lee Fagre, who recommended her.   She will train for a certificate as a medical examiner investigator in St. Louis in April.   The certified...
02/19/2015 - 1:15pm
  ALLISON — Votes are unofficially in for a special mayoral election held Tuesday in Parkersburg.   Voters selected former Parkersburg mayor and declared candidate Perry Bernard. Unofficially, Bernard garnered 248 total votes —242 precinct votes and six absentee ballots.   Declared candidate John L. Heffner brought in...
02/19/2015 - 1:10pm
  SHELL ROCK — The school start date and school funding were among topics of interest as Republican state legislators met with Butler County constituents on a cold Saturday, Feb. 14.   Iowa Sen. Bill Dix and Rep. Pat Grassley met Waverly citizen Rob Hirst at the 10:15 a.m. Shell Rock stop at the Benny Gambaiani Library. The...
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