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01/28/2015 - 3:54pm
Butler County Farm Bureau AITC Coordinator Ruth Seehusen visited the Allison kindergarteners on January 20 to talk to them about dairy products. Ruth read the book “Clarabelle”, which told the class about dairy cows, calves, and milk products. Did you know that a cow will eat enough food in a year to fill your bedroom three times? Or that a dairy cow needs to drink an entire bathtub of water each...
01/07/2015 - 5:00pm
See more in the Jan. 8 Tribune-Journal and Clarksville Star.
01/07/2015 - 4:59pm
Sinclair Elevator of Parkersburg is constructing a pellet feed mill. Younglove Construction of Sioux City, who erected the Zinpro Corporation plant in Shell Rock, used slip form construction to create 16-story tower before winter. The 170-foot concrete goliath will be a storing house for feed ingredients and the finished product. “...
01/07/2015 - 4:57pm
See more in the Jan. 8 Clarksville Star.
01/07/2015 - 4:53pm
Lewis Slimmer founded the first bank in Clarksville – the Butler County Bank. Engineering the historical structure in 1882, the building still stands today as Butler County State Bank Antiques. “It was a pretty strong bank,” says Wayne Rohlwing, Iowa State Bank’s longest lasting representative. “It paid out...
01/02/2015 - 2:53pm
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