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08/16/2017 - 2:00pm
Just under a year ago, a tragic car accident claimed the lives of Andrew Baker, 28, of Waverly and Jeff DeWitt, 41, of Shell Rock. Sunday, over a hundred friends and family members gathered for the dedication of the Baker-DeWitt Memorial Shelter, built in their honor at the Shell Rock Area Sportsman Club Disc Golf Course.      “Be humble, work hard, expect nothing in...
08/07/2017 - 12:18pm
Golden shovels were at work August 1 as the All-Veterans Memorial Committee broke ground for the Memorial.  The Fund Drive reached its goal of $150,000, and work on the memorial began this week.      The committee, consisting of Karen Alberts, Rick Wangsness, Deb Hummel, Alice Schwab and Greta Cordes started raising funds...
08/02/2017 - 2:44pm
Residents at Elm Springs in Allison are working to stay in shape. Friday, they welcomed Sheena Frey, a personal Trainer at the Wartburg Waverly Sports & Wellness Center, who taught a fitness class.      “Why do people stop exercising?” Frey asked.    Answers included laziness, pain, busyness, and not...
08/02/2017 - 2:39pm
“Bristow used to have the biggest celebration in Butler County,” said Larry Hinders at the tractor and pickup pull at the Bristow Fun Days on July 29. For a town with a population of 158, the celebration, which Hinders said was originally held to remember a tornado, was still, quite literally, a roaring good time.  After breakfast...
08/02/2017 - 2:33pm
For anyone looking for a place to shop and socialize on Sunday, July 30, Perrin Park in Greene was the place to go. The Greene Herb Fest was brought to life again—after several years of dormancy—by local businesswomen Susan Needham, Connie Debner, Emily Ascher and Rita Barth, assisted by Wendy Burroughs. It would be hard to call the...
08/02/2017 - 2:24pm
   The mood was a happy one at Dralle’s Plumbing and Heating on July 27 as papers were signed for Mort’s Plumbing & Heating of Iowa Falls to acquire the company effective Monday, August 14.      The acquisition, termed a good fit by owner Tim Primus, was welcomed by all involved.    ...
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