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02/07/2016 - 12:29am
To the community of Allison   After serious consideration, the Wilder Days Committee will be stepping down from organizing any future Wilder Days events.   Due to increasingly busy family schedules and diminishing manpower, we felt we could no longer provide a family fun weekend that Allison residents have come to enjoy.   However, we are hoping that other organizations or...
01/28/2016 - 5:13pm
Editor’s note: Part one of two. Part two is tentatively slated for the following week. Perceived government overreach in agriculture formed the theme when regional Farm Bureau representatives sat down with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, (R, IA) at a private forum on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Butler County Farm Bureau in Allison. Country Of Origin Labeling...
01/28/2016 - 5:11pm
CLIVE – A Butler County woman expected to claim a $100 prize on her winning scratch ticket, but she ended up winning a lot more than that. Cheryl Mehmen of Greene said she purchased a “$100,000 Mega Crossword” scratch ticket Tuesday at her local Express Mart located at 214 N. First St., and when she scratched it off she thought...
01/20/2016 - 6:41pm
  Green Iowa AmeriCorps performed an energy audit, which checks for effi cient use of energy, on a Clarksville house on Wednesday, Jan. 6.   The simplest thing people can do to save energy is make sure the windows are closed and latched anytime the climate control is running, including any kind of heat or air conditioning, said Brad...
01/20/2016 - 6:40pm
  Heeren named for Service Award   One hundred ninety-five attendees packed the Veterans Memorial Building in Parkersburg Saturday, Jan. 16 for the 2016 Butler County Cattlemen’s Annual Banquet.   Kyle Rice was awarded Outstanding Cattleman, and John Heeren was named for the Cattlemen’s Service Award. Derek Harken was...
01/20/2016 - 6:38pm
  Officer Barry Mackey will be Clarksville’s next police chief, as City Council appointed him for the role on Monday, Jan. 18 — effective Feb. 1. Feb. 1 is also the date of the next regular council meeting (first Monday), at which Mackey is to take the oath as chief.   Regulations state the mayor may appoint or dismiss a...
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