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Hawks’ dreams of state basketball dashed in regional final

A battle of ranked teams – fifth-ranked Lynnville-Sully and seventh-ranked Marquette Catholic – hit the hardwood on Monday, Feb. 18 for the Class 1A Region 4 girls basketball regional final at Iowa City West High School. Unfortunately for the Hawks, Marquette Catholic handed the team a season-ending loss, 69-62.

                According to L-S Head Coach...

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Grain Bin Safety Awareness Week wraps up Feb. 24

Allow this fact according to research by Purdue University to sink in: More than 900 cases of grain engulfment have been reported with a fatality rate of 62 percent in the past 50 years.

                Initiated by Nationwide in 2014, Grain Bin Safety Week is a collaborative effort created to raise awareness about...

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Tuesday dawns with water main break in Sully, more winter weather ahead

A 107-year-old record for snowfall in Des Moines could be broken with the latest round of snowfall forecasted for mid-week, according to the Des Moines Register.

                Dating back to the same year the Titantic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, 1912, Des Moines saw 43.5 inches of snow in 40 days....

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We Love Pets – Becca Vos

                Pet owner(s): Becca Vos of Sully.

                What is your pet's name and how did you come up with that name? Lily, often called Lily May. She just looked like a Lily from day one!

                What type of animal and breed is your pet? Malshi. Maltese and Shih...

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The Wooden Spoon: For the Love of Food

THello, everyone! I hope this finds you doing well! And hungry! The snow keeps falling, and the kitchen is trying to keep up. Aren't we all?

                Over the past few weeks, I've been able to try and test out a lot of new recipes that I'll share with you all. This...

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Hawks soar past Collins-Maxwell in first post-season game

The L-S boys advanced past Collins-Maxwell in the first round of district basketball on Thursday, Feb. 14. They easily defeated the Spartans, 75-37.

                During the first quarter, the Hawks were locked in a tight game at 13-12. It was during this quarter that senior Tyson Vander Linden, who averages about 13 points...

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