Millersburg finally gets outside to egg hunt

by Brathjen on April 19, 2014

Hosted by folks in Millersburg, for once it didn’t rain, and lots of children got a chance to hunt for eggs and get prizes during the annual hunt. About 30 youths showed up for the town’s annual egg hunt Saturday, April 19, and a good time was had by all.

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Victor Lions host Easter hunt

by Brathjen on April 19, 2014

Hosted by the Victor Lions Club, HLV-area youth hunt for goodies and other prizes Saturday, April 19, at Old City Park. It was a windy afternoon, so it seemed appropriate that they were handing out kites as prizes after the hunt had ended.

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Belle Plaine Council Agenda, April 21, 2014

April 19, 2014 Star Press Union

Belle Plaine Committee of the Whole Meeting April 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m. City Hall, Council Chambers Tentative Agenda Work Session Items presented on the Committee of the Whole agenda are for review and discussion only. No formal action will be taken, although staff maybe given directives.  Items requiring Council action will be presented at a […]

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Easter Bunny visits Marengo

April 19, 2014 Marengo news

Children of all ages came to Marengo Saturday morning, April 19, to see the Easter Bunny as he hopped into town for his annual visit. The Kiwanis Club helps host the annual visit, and distributed vouchers to children, which allowed them to pick up an Easter basket at local businesses. More than 400 children were […]

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BC, Belle Plaine compete at Bobcat Relays

April 18, 2014 Belle Plaine sports

Benton Bobcat Relays Thursday, April 17, 2014 Van Horne, IA Boys’ team scores Williamsburg 140.50 Vinton-Shellsburg 108 Mount Vernon 101 Clear Creek-Amana 77 Aplington Parkersburg 71 Belle Plaine 60 Waterloo Columbus 43 Benton Community 40 Union 40 Iowa Valley 20.50 Belle Plaine place-winners 4×800 – 7. Cody Northrop, Brandon Mantz, Brodie Bohlen, Cole Benton 9:51.99 […]

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NOXIOUS WEED NOTICE – Benton County

April 18, 2014 Star Press Union

PUBLIC NOTICE DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS WEEDS      Each owner and each person in possession or control of any lands in Benton County shall cut, burn or otherwise destroy all noxious weeds thereon, as defined in this chapter, at such times in each year and in such manner as shall prevent said weeds from blooming or […]

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9-1-1 calls — Thursday, April 17

April 18, 2014 Agriculture News

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments: Thursday, April 17 10:42 a.m. – Caller has information regarding drug overdose. 11:31 a.m. – Grinnell. Caller reports vehicle involved in hit and run. 12:10 p.m. – […]

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4-H NEWS: Iowa Ever Readies

April 18, 2014 Star Press Union

Iowa Ever Readies The April 6, 2014 meeting of the Iowa Ever Readies was called to order by acting leadership team president Rachel Montgomery. There were 27 members present. The meeting was held at the First Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Emalee Henry. The minutes of the January […]

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CITY COUNCIL ROUNDUP: Luzerne

April 18, 2014 City Council Roundup

Luzerne City Council April 3, 2014 The Luzerne City Council was met April 3 with Mayor John Brandt opening the meeting, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Council members Dwight Glinsmann, Kelly Kendall, Lorin Potter, Rick Rupp and Ryan Rupp were present. The mayor opened the public hearing for the 2013-14 budget amendment. The resolution […]

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City of Keystone: Tree City USA Recipient

April 18, 2014 Star Press Union

The National Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Forestry Bureau are proud to announce that the City of Keystone has received the 2013 Tree City USA award 24th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon, held at the Stoney Creek Inn on April 3, 2014. State Forester Paul Tauke commented, “The Tree […]

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