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12/12/2018 - 1:06pm
“Thank you for your service,” was heard many times in the Plainfield Public Library conference room the evening of Nov. 26 as the Plainfield Quilting ladies presented patriotic quilts to local veterans James Goss, Leland Busching and Joseph Harper.      The group of eight ladies have created 47 quilts for veterans over the past five years, as they spread patriotic...
11/26/2018 - 11:19am
There’s a new insurance agent in town: Molly Bohlen. Bohlen has lived in Clarksville for the past 12 years, and this month opened a New York Life Insurance agency out of her home. Previously, she worked as a physical therapy assistant at the Charles City Hospital.      She made the change in careers because she felt it...
11/21/2018 - 3:21pm
     A new concession stand and crow’s nest is in the works for Clarksville Schools. Plans were approved by the school board this Monday.      The stand will be located between the baseball field and the track.      “It will be a nice addition to the campus when it’s done,...
11/21/2018 - 3:17pm
The Shell Rock Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale was held on Saturday.      There were 40 vendors at three locations, the school, Faith Lutheran Church and the fire station. Local businesses also hosted open houses.      Vendors came from Shell Rock, Clarksville, Allison, New Hartford, Waterloo, Cedar Falls,...
11/21/2018 - 3:08pm
It’s time for a celebration of music at Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Rock, as the church recently purchased an organ to replace their old one, which was no longer meeting the needs of the congregation.      The church invites the public to a dedicatory hymn festival on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. Following the festival,...
11/21/2018 - 2:59pm
American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Butler County volunteers received awards on October 13 during a Relay For Life conference for the eastern half of Iowa in Waverly.      Marj Johnson and Kathleen Petersen accepted a top fundraising team award on behalf of Relay for Life team, The Barnett Bunch. The Barnett Bunch team...
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