Jr. High Boys and Girls WEMO Conference Champions


The Adrian Junior High Boys and Girls Basketball teams won their way to a WEMO Conference championship to end their seasons.

Volunteer taxi drivers treated to a dinner


Thanks to the support of the Adrian Lions Club and the Adrian Optimist Club, the volunteer taxi drivers were treated with a dinner catered by Mrs. Carr’s class of Adrian R-3 on December 9 at the school.

New and more drivers are always welcome. If you would, or could, please call Joanne Buhr at 297-2559. The 23 years of service for Adrian have made life so much easier for our local folks.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Drivers.

Adrian students participate in Hour of Code


Students across the country participated in the Hour of Code, a self-guided activity that teaches the basics of computer science including Adrian R-III students, grades K-12.  They practiced the basics of computer programming, learned computer languages, wrote programs and created websites. 

Pictured is 6th grader Case Doody in Mr. Matt Sear's technology class.


Blackhawk Buddies


Blackhawk Buddies is a meaningful work program. The program focuses on essential career building skills of responsibility, respect, and safety. Blackhawk Buddies build work skills and model responsible, respectful, and safe behavior to younger elementary students. The elementary school counselor oversees the program and leads weekly staff meetings for the Blackhawk Buddies. The Blackhawk Buddies for Second Quarter are pictured.

Adrian Chamber of Commerce features Hoot Owl Heating and Cooling as the Business of the Month



The Adrian Chamber of Commerce has chosen Hoot Owl Heating and Cooling as the featured business pick for December. The business, owned by Ian Wise, is located at 300 North Lyon Street in Butler and serves people throughout Bates County. The business employs Ian, his wife, Erin and two service employees. Ian started the business in October 2013. Their motto, using their last name, is “Will you make the Wise Choice’. The name of the business is sort of like the wise old owl adage.

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