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Mike Vander Molen inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

Mike Vander Molen of Sully has spent the last several decades dedicating time and effort to 4-H,  America’s largest youth development organization. That devotion was recognized on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Iowa State Fair, when he was inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Vander Molen’s history with 4-H runs deep, starting in his youth...
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Nov. 5: School and city elections together for first time ever

                HF 566, passed by the 2017 Iowa Legislature, changes Iowa school board elections from September to November, effective July 1, 2019. School board members will now be elected on the same ballot as city mayors and councilmembers. School elections will be held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd numbered...
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Smoke on the Water in Lynnville Aug. 23-24

Hundreds of people will flock to Old Settlers Park in Lynnville Aug. 23-24 for Smoke on the Water, a popular barbeque cook-off that also serves as a community fundraiser. Events will kick off on Friday, Aug. 23, when teams of BBQ competitors arrive, set up, and prepare for a long night of smoking delicious meat. The...
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Cheers to 10 years! Van Wijk Winery celebrates milestone anniversary

A 10-year anniversary celebration for Van Wijk Wine will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 3-10 p.m. at the winery located at 802 4th Street in Sully. Van Wijk Winery owners Roger and Rebecca Van Wyk invite their customers, near and far, to celebrate with their family on Saturday and enjoy an evening of friendship,...
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Farm to Table: Enjoying Fresh Produce

The conclusion of the Iowa State Fair marks the end of summer, one that has gone exceptionally fast! I think Emily best summed that thought up last week as she headed back to school, “It feels like it has just been a long weekend.” I am writing this the eve before I head to the...
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