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  • Aplington-Parkersburg senior Jayden Mackie floats a shot in the second quarter of Tuesday's boys basketball game with Gladbrook-Reinbeck at A-P High School in Parkersburg on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Mackie finished with 29 points to lead all scorers in A-P's 73-54 victory. (Jake Ryder)
    01/26/2022 - 12:58pm

  • A-P teacher Sara Janssen (accompanied by school therapy dog “Willow”) stood before the school board last week to advocate for the growth of A-P’s use of animal therapy for students. (Ed Ludt photo)
    01/25/2022 - 10:48am

  • On Monday, Jan. 17, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst made a low-key visit to Parkersburg City Hall as part of her 99 County Tour for 2022. Members of the city government met with the senator to discuss the state of the city and the challenges it faces as a small town moving into the future. (Ed Ludt photo)
    01/25/2022 - 10:45am

  • Nine-year-old River Wygle, a third grader at Aplington-Parkersburg Elementary, is the reason behind a sixth grade fundraising effort. River suffered a pediatric stroke in October that may be traceable to a hole in his heart. (Contributed photo)
    01/25/2022 - 10:42am

  • Various county departments presented budget requests at the Jan. 18 stated meeting of the Butler County Board of Supervisors.
    01/25/2022 - 10:19am

  • A-P/GC's Kayden Muller made her girls state wrestling debut in Coralville on Friday. (Aplington-Parkersburg Wrestling on Facebook)
    01/24/2022 - 12:00am

  • Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center's Connor Kellum leaps into a group of his teammates celebrating the Falcons' dual victory against Dike-New Hartford/Gladbrook-Reinbeck on Thursday, Jan. 20 in Parkersburg. (Doyle Voss/Voss Studio)
    01/21/2022 - 12:00am

  • A-P's Garrett Hempen set a new career-high with 30 points against Waterloo Columbus on Monday. (Jake Ryder)
    01/19/2022 - 4:36pm

  • Three generations of Winkowitsch family members manning the helm at Allison’s newest restaurant. Pictured left to right are: Steve, Cay, Zach and Deb Winkowitsch. (Ed Ludt photo)
    01/18/2022 - 2:03pm

  • A-P/GC's Keon Vanhorn shakes hand with ADM's Cael Lockhart after their match at a recent junior varsity wrestling tournament in Ogden. (Image from video recorded by Scott Muller)
    01/18/2022 - 2:01pm

  • A-P/GC's Dakota Dally (left) was third in the heavyweight division at Saturday's tournament in BGM. (Photo from Facebook)
    01/12/2022 - 12:09pm

  • A-P's Kale Riherd (left) and Cooper Hoff attempt to trap D-NH's Jacob Stockdale in the backcourt during Friday's game in Parkersburg. (Jake Ryder photo)
    01/12/2022 - 11:48am

  • Supervisor Rusty Eddy was appointed as the Butler County Board of Supervisors' chairman for the coming year at the board's Jan. 3 stated meeting. (File photo)
    01/12/2022 - 10:46am

  • Select members of the A-P robotics team pose with two of their robotic creations. Students on the team are responsible for designing, programming and building the robots. The students pictured are (left to right): Johnithan Ward, Jacob Hull, Alex Dennis, Spencer Isvik, Allan Myers and Gabe Eastman. (Ed Ludt photo)
    01/12/2022 - 10:41am

  • Jonathan Abkes (left) and Tim Cuvelier (right) are Parkersburg’s newest city council members. (Ed Ludt photo)
    01/12/2022 - 10:37am

News

01/25/2022 - 10:51am
10 years ago Jan. 25, 2022   The Parkersburg Ambulance honors long-time crew members Diane Buss and Loren Spree with Years of Service Awards. Buss had served on the crew for 30 years, and Spree for 15.    Three broken arms at Parkersburg...

Opinion

10/26/2021 - 10:51am
Inspired by a $2,000 grant received by the American Library Association, Julie Folken, on behalf of the Kothe Memorial Library, hosted a Community Conversation last Saturday morning in Legend Trail Restaurant's back room.  An event that began with a...

Sports


Aplington-Parkersburg senior Jayden Mackie floats a shot in the second quarter of Tuesday's boys basketball game with Gladbrook-Reinbeck at A-P High School in Parkersburg on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Mackie finished with 29 points to lead all scorers in A-P's 73-54 victory. (Jake Ryder)
01/26/2022 - 12:58pm
PARKERSBURG – By their sky-high offensive standards, it was an off night for Aplington-Parkersburg boys basketball on Tuesday. But the Falcons doubled down on defense and found other ways to win. Ultimately, the Falcons didn’t rack up gaudy...

Obituaries

01/26/2022 - 7:18pm
John Christians, Jr., age 82, of Aplington, Iowa, formerly of Parkersburg, Iowa, was born the son of John and Mattie (Rinnels) Christians Sr. on November 25, 1939, on a farm near Shell Rock, Iowa, in Butler County. John attended and graduated from...

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