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07/01/2015 - 4:55pm
DES MOINES – Residents, business owners and community and economic development leaders in Bremer and surrounding counties can share their thoughts about opportunities and challenges facing rural Iowa when Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa, visits Waverly on Wednesday, July 8.   A rural summit will take place starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Waverly Civic Center,...
06/19/2015 - 4:00am
*CLARIFICATION: The Bill Hendren and Friends concert at Wilder Park set for June 20 will be rescheduled because of the rain, Park Board member Randy Moad said Saturday, June 20.* ALLISON — Despite predictions of rain elsewhere in Iowa, the sun shone golden through some clouds on Wilder Park in Allison with temperatures in the upper 70s on...
06/18/2015 - 4:00pm
  The Iowa Republican Party voted unanimously on Friday, June 12 to cancel the Iowa Straw Poll.   Too many of the 2016 candidates opted to skip the August fundraiser for it to break even, Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kauffman told state media that day.   Butler County Republican Party Co-Chair Ella Severs of Clarksville was one of 156...
06/18/2015 - 4:00pm
  North Butler School District announces that the summer food service program has been extremely successful for the school district and the district will extend the program through July.   The program is helping over 65 kids and families daily to have a nutritious meal at no cost to the child and minimal cost to adults ($3.60).  ...
06/18/2015 - 4:00pm
ALLISON — A lot of learning comes with stepping into a leadership role.   That's according to Holly Merritt, 4-H youth coordinator for Butler County Extension, who is preparing for her first fair at the helm of Butler County's 4-H program. Merritt started as youth coordinator in January.   It's not her first county fair...
06/18/2015 - 4:00pm
GREENE — The North Butler School Board approved a sole provider for tech support and a sole copier lease when it met Tuesday, June 9.   A quote the administration received from TC Networks was $1,500 a month, $500 less per month than Network Solutions.   "I found TC Networks is much more responsive to us," Superintendent...
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