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11/14/2018 - 12:46pm
Heaven Frerichs enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2006 and served until 2012.      She joined the youth program of the National Guard in her junior year of high school, going one weekend a month to prepare for basic training.      “I had that year-long training before basic and had the advice of older people who knew what basic training was like, so I...
10/24/2018 - 1:07pm
From doing routine service and oil changes to solving complicated mechanical problems, Kluiter Auto Repair has been serving Allison and the surrounding community since 1977, and it’s truly a family affair.      Stop in any weekday morning, and you’ll find father and son team, Dallas and Nick Kluiter, hard at work in...
10/24/2018 - 1:02pm
St. John's Lutheran Church-Vilmar will host Pastor James Puotyual and his wife, Nyandit, of Des Moines, on Sunday, Nov. 4.      Pastor James will be present during the Sunday School hour, which begins at 8:45 a.m., to talk with the children and anyone else who would like to join. He also will speak and participate in the 10...
10/24/2018 - 12:52pm
Aside from the brick-and-mortar business of downtown Clarksville, there are many home-based business throughout town, owned by everyone from crafters who make their own products to consultants selling items from Pampered Chef kitchenware and Rada Cutlery to Paparazzi jewelry.      One such entrepreneur, independent consultant...
10/24/2018 - 12:49pm
October originally became known as Pork Month as it was the time of year pork was traditionally marketed. This month, the Butler County Pork Promoters are holding their annual pork certificates giveaway, and it’s a great time of year to brush up on pork recipes in preparation for the holidays.      Butler County Pork...
10/24/2018 - 12:45pm
Over a dozen youth participated in the North Butler Pheasants Forever Shane “Buddha” Beckman Memorial Youth Hunt held Saturday, Oct. 20 at Reiher Family Farms and the Eric Bixby farm near Allison.       The morning started at 8 a.m. at the Bixby farm with a pre-hunt safety meeting where DNR Officer Jordon...
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