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05/26/2016 - 11:25am
The 2016 Miss Allison will be crowned at 6 p.m. Friday, June 3 festivities at Wilder Park, during Wilder Days: Small Town Story.  A profile on each contestant is available in the May 26 edition of the T-J.
05/13/2016 - 1:04pm
A Bristow woman died on Thursday, May 12 following a rollover at Thrush and B35 (245th Street) in Cerro Gordo County. Kassidy Lee Ostendorf, 21, of Bristow has been named as a fatality in the rollover. She was driving a 1996 Chevy pickup eastbound on B35. The vehicle went through a stop sign at Thrush Avenue, turned southbound on Thrush and went...
05/12/2016 - 4:06pm
The Butler County Board of Supervisors will hold two public hearings on May 24, a Tuesday, at the Butler County Courthouse in Allison. One hearing pertains to a request for a rural New Hartford subdivision along Butler Avenue. The other requests a narrower residential lot width allowance through use of a planned unit development ordinance. •...
05/12/2016 - 4:05pm
The Allison City Council approved detailed plans on the proposed Nicolaus agribusiness on Monday, May 9. The building was moved back away from the variance area. The council also heard a request for a scalability plan from the CEO of Allan Inc. The Nicolaus agribusiness building is proposed for the tax increment district along Hwy. 3, west of Star...
05/12/2016 - 3:59pm
Photojournalist Mark Hirsch presented about his path to coffee table book, “That Tree,” in an inspirational slide show at the Clarksville Public Library on May 7. Despite at least three public events in Clarksville that morning, 50 people attended the presentation, many of whom queued for signed copies; a 51st, and one of many owners...
05/12/2016 - 3:57pm
More than 130 fourth-graders from the Allison, Aplington, Clarksville, Greene and Parkersburg areas attended Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Thursday, May 5 at the Butler County Fairgrounds in Allison, according to Butler County Extension. Students rotated through 12 sessions on chemical, firearm, electrical, sun, water, tractor, fire,...
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