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02/15/2017 - 3:20pm
BUTLER COUNTY – Community members in Butler County can look forward to seeing a new face around town. Cali Ryder, formerly of Muscatine, has joined the Parkersburg Eclipse, Butler County Tribune-Journal, and Clarksville Star as a marketing representative. Ryder, an Illinois native who has spent a lot of time in eastern Iowa, says that she’s excited to start her new job here in Butler...
02/01/2017 - 2:37pm
Nineteen of the twenty-two members of the North Butler High School Large Group Speech Team will be competing at the State Contest on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Dubuque Senior High School. Seven of the eight speech groups received a Division I rating at the District Contest held at Lake Mills High School on Saturday, Jan. 21 and earned the opportunity to...
02/01/2017 - 2:35pm
Dumont resident and artist Kirk Hovenga has never painted snow before. Now, with winter set in and the remnants of ice and snow still frozen on the ground, the time has come.      In his new collection, “Mesmerizing Landscapes,” Hovenga, 56, tried his hand at experimenting with snow, saying that he was “...
01/26/2017 - 10:53am
Grant is $1,000 for loss control purchases CLARKSVILLE (ICAP) — City of Allison has received a $1,000 grant from the Iowa Communities Insurance Pool (ICAP), the city’s property and casualty coverage provider. City officials submitted the grant application in December, and it was recently approved. The city used the funds to purchase an...
01/26/2017 - 10:51am
Allison Library petitions for budget increase, highlighted by state cuts The airing of grievances continued between Allison Mayor and Council and the Allison Library Board at Monday’s council meeting, resulting in a direct consultation session between Master Electrician Donald Sweiter, Sweiter Electric, and the library board. Library Board...
01/26/2017 - 10:49am
Pictured here is Holly Merritt, ISU Butler Co. Extension Youth Coordinator, showing uniforms, at the top this uniform was worn by 4-H girls in the 40’s and early 50’s. Uniform on left was worn by 4-H girls in the late 50’s & 60’s. The additional photo shows a girls uniform worn in the 70’s and the t-shirt has been...
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