Category Archives: News

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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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Feb. 21, 2019

The weather is probably the most talked about subject in Iowa.

                I have been fortunate enough to have been sitting on my over-sized carcass in southern California.

                I went to the National Drag Races in Pomona again. I believe I’ve been able to attend the races for 24 years...

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County supervisors consider request for recreation use of ATVs/UTVs on county roads

Craig Maasdam, owner of Fast Trax Sports in Sully, is looking for the community’s support in passing an ordinance he thinks would benefit businesses and residents alike. The ordinance would allow recreational users of all-terrain and off-road utility vehicles to drive on county roads.

                In his business of selling powersports products, Maasdam said...

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