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12/13/2017 - 3:36pm
The North Butler elementary auditorium in Allison was packed, filled and re-filled for the K-2 Winter Concert on Monday evening.      Kindergarten, first grade and second grade students performed a variety of seasonal music from Jingle Bells to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and from Tree of Peace to We Wish You a Merry Christmas      Children sang and...
12/06/2017 - 2:10pm
A hoop shed full of hay was destroyed by fire on Tuesday afternoon, December 5.      Fire departments from Bristow, Allison, Dumont, Aplington and Greene, as well as the Dumont and Allison EMS crews, the Butler County Sheriff and Butler County Emergency Management responded to the scene. Firemen fought the blaze for about five...
12/04/2017 - 1:00pm
The Christmas season officially started in Allison on Saturday as the public library was packed with festive guests for the Holiday Open House.      The event kicked off with a morning of Bingo. Following that, guests enjoyed beautiful piano solos from the talented Marcia Larson.      Children enjoyed...
12/04/2017 - 12:52pm
Off T25 in rural Allison north of Aplington on the Ulfers Elk Ranch, there’s a rock rich with Butler County history. It has a simple message seen from the road: Fort Sumter 1865.      In recent years, though, with the effects of weather and vibration from semis and heavy farm equipment, this local landmark has shifted....
12/04/2017 - 12:45pm
Landry’s Toy Drive kicked off at North Butler Elementary on Friday, December 1. Toys are collected for the Ronald McDonald House, which gives families a place to stay near the Children’s Hospital.      Landry Hull, a North Butler preschooler was born three months premature with congenital heart disease. He and his...
12/04/2017 - 12:35pm
The Christmas season officially kicked off in Clarksville on Saturday as 225 attended the Holiday Open House and Tiny Tree Festival at the Clarksville Public Library.      “It’s magical,” said Santa Claus as he greeted children with Miss Clarksville Bethany Negen by his side.      Some...
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