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06/21/2017 - 3:31pm
“This is one of the nicest courses around,” was a remark I heard from a family member after the first annual Greene 5K Run/Walk on June 17.      That’s a real compliment. I come from a family of runners, and it’s an unusual weekend if someone in my family is not running a 5K, 10K or half marathon. My sister Sarah Faith ran 16 miles to celebrate her 16th...
06/15/2017 - 5:25pm
SHELL ROCK— “We had these cars as kids and wrecked them as them as teenagers,” said Perry Robinson. “Now we restore them. It reminds us of our childhood.” Robinson’s Chevy Bel Air was just one of over 100 classic cars to converge at Shell Rock for the Chrome Cruisers Car Show on June 11. The show is in its eight...
06/07/2017 - 3:52pm
“I love teaching because every day is a new experience. The kids are hilarious; they are so creative and honest. They brighten your day,” said 5th and 6th grade reading teacher Jamie Osterbuhr.      Osterbuhr graduated from Allison-Bristow. She then went to UNI and graduated with a degree in elementary education and...
06/07/2017 - 3:43pm
Carlee Bertram was crowned Miss Dumont at the Dumont Wellness Center on June 3.    First runner-up was Makayla Severs. The Miss Congeniality award went to Hannah Winkowitsch.   The day of the Miss Dumont Pageant was sunny, humid, and full of anticipation. Friends, family, and the elderly gathered together in the activity room of the...
06/07/2017 - 3:31pm
At the city council meeting June 5, Clarksville residents showed up in force to rally against the rezoning of Joe Wedeking’s 1876 home for a Dollar General.      The public hearing was held in the library basement, with over 30 people in attendance. When someone asked if anyone was in favor of the rezoning, there was dead...
06/07/2017 - 3:12pm
Taylor Salge was crowned Miss Allison at Wilder Days on June 2. Salge was also voted Miss Congeniality by her fellow contestants.      “I love small towns, and I’m proud to represent Allison,” Salge said.      Other contestants were Addyson Clark (runner-up), Shayna Engelhardt, Shelby...
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