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03/26/2015 - 9:30pm
  Margaret Folkerts is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday April 4, 2015 at Parker Place in Parkersburg.   She was born on April 6, 1925, near Dumont. Hosting the event will be her children Steve, Darrel and Diane. She has eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.   No invitations are being sent and she requests no gifts. Cards may be...
03/20/2015 - 9:38am
CLARKSVILLE —The Clarksville School board approved Monday filling the role of full-time elementary principal and curriculum director with some at-risk coordination responsibilities, starting next school year.   Eric Eckerman, now the at-risk coordinator for the Clarksville schools, will fill the role.   He previously served as...
03/20/2015 - 9:31am
CLARKSVILLE —City Council moved toward restricting parking near the Clarksville School and on another city street Monday.   The city passed the second reading of Ordinance No. 269, amending parking. The third reading will occur at the April 6 council meeting. The adopted ordinance will take effect when the signs are installed later this...
03/20/2015 - 9:25am
CLARKSVILLE — City maintenance purchased a street sweeper attachment for the front of an end-loader this month, which is expected to pay off in five years, compared to a rental sweeper.   On Monday, Maintenance Superintendent Matt Kampman shared plans to sell the old street sweeper, a 1978 Elgin Pelican that needed extensive engine work...
03/19/2015 - 6:26pm
CLARKSVILLE — The city is considering raising the water deposit for new customers, and formally adopted a policy that delinquent water accounts that are shut off will be restored within 24 hours.   The council is also hoping a solution has been found to a decades old sewer problem, Councilman Jeff Kolb said.   City Clerk Larry...
03/19/2015 - 6:18pm
CLARKSVILLE — The Police Department has received terms of nuisance abatement from a resident, and the city is pondering how best to offer a citywide spring cleanup collection service.   The city will accept nuisance abatement terms from Yvonne Rambo in the 400 block of E. Poisal but needs a reasonable deadline date set, Officer Barry...
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