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02/13/2019 - 11:42am
     For over 30 years, Dennis Jungling has provided insurance to Butler County residents and Iowans across the state through Farm Bureau Financial Services on Main Street in Allison. Jungling works alongside his wife, sales associate Julie Jungling; sales associate Rhonda Reisinger; and crop specialist John Snyder.      Farm Bureau Financial Services offers...
01/23/2019 - 11:23am
Young pianist James Aissen of Clarksville released his first CD, aptly titled “The First,” on January 9. His mission is simple: to spread the joy of music to others.      The CD features 12 of his original compositions, ranging from slow, peaceful tunes such as Midnight Lullaby and Winter Dreams—inspired by...
01/23/2019 - 11:11am
With the new year, Dralle’s Department Store in Greene has had a change in ownership. Rick Ritter, along with his wife Melinda, purchased the shares of partners Jeff and Pam Dralle, as the Dralles look forward to retirement, a change that has been in the plans for several years. Jeff Dralle will still work part time, and Pam will help as...
01/23/2019 - 11:04am
Thirty-two students at North Butler participated in the school-level competition of the National Geographic Geobee on Thursday, January 17, 2019, and Monday, January 21, 2019.  Owen Almelien, an eighth grader, won first place, with Nolan Rogers, an eighth grader, winning second place, and Drake Nielsen, a seventh grade student, finishing in...
01/16/2019 - 11:44am
Walk into the Shell Rock Scoop on Cherry Street, and it’ll feel like you’re stepping into a 1950’s ice cream parlor, complete with checkered floors, the delightful smell of waffle cones baking, and the delectable temptation of delicious ice cream.      Jeff and Donna Busch, who own Riverview Café across...
01/16/2019 - 11:38am
Q: What do you teach?      A: I teach ninth grade physical science, grades 11 and 12 (chemistry, physics, and astronomy).      What have students in your class been learning this year?      The physics students are starting to plan a contraption for the engineering design contest. They...
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