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12/07/2018 - 10:22pm
Tickets were sold-out as American Idol winner Maddie Poppe of Clarksville performed at the UNI Dance Marathon benefit concert at the Gallagher Bluedorn Thursday night. And concert-goers were the first to hear an exciting announcement: Maddie Poppe and American Idol runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson will be in concert at the Butler County Fair on Friday, June 21 at the Grandstand. The time and ticket...
11/14/2018 - 11:40am
Shell Rock police chief Lou Staudt, 58, unexpectedly passed away early Monday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN to the shock and sorrow of many in the community.      “We just had an open house for his 35 years of service without any intention of his retiring, just to kind of honor him. … He was...
11/07/2018 - 2:50pm
The juniors were the overall champions at the Battle of the Classes at Clarksville Schools on Friday. Eighth graders finished first in junior high. The competition marked the first quarter PBIS celebration and was organized by the Student Council.      The Battle started off with the car cram, where classes competed to see who...
11/07/2018 - 2:31pm
With Veterans Day approaching, it’s time to take a moment to remember our heroes. Many names were mentioned of Butler County residents who have served their countries with honor.      In this edition read the stories of Harvey Carolus of Shell Rock and Dean Deuell of Allison. More stories from local veterans will be...
11/07/2018 - 2:18pm
A wreath was recently placed at the All Veterans Memorial in commemoration of Veteran’s day and to mark the anniversary of the memorial’s dedication.      The North Butler Elementary will host a program to honor Veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8 in the auditorium in Allison.  Veterans are invited to a breakfast...
11/07/2018 - 11:37am
A little wet weather didn’t stop over 20 Clarksville residents from beginning the process of building the playground at Volunteer Park on Saturday morning.      Volunteers showed up bright and early and started out at around 8:30 a.m. by unwrapping the parts and pieces for the playground and figuring out the instructions...
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