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Joel Harthoorn receives prestigious Umpire of the Year Award

Joel Harthoorn of Sully is no stranger to the game of baseball. As a Lynnville-Sully and Central College student-athlete, Harthoorn spent many hours playing on fields across the state of Iowa. After his playing days were over, Harthoorn’s love of baseball led him to pursue a part-time career behind the plate as an umpire. It’s the...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Jan. 27, 2022

Semi-retired editor’s note: I always thought it might happen, but not in a letter addressed to me before I completely retired. “You have probably looked forward to getting this note for a long time. I’m done embarrassing you by writing stupid stuff for the paper,” said the letter signed DZ that I received Tuesday morning. That...
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SCS’s Food and Fun Night set for Jan. 29

  The community is invited to the annual Food and Fun Night, one of Sully Christian School’s largest fundraisers, on Saturday, Jan. 29. Doors of the school will open at 5 p.m. to kick off the night of family, food, and fun in support of Christian education. The evening will feature carnival games in the classrooms, a...
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Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation receives $1,000 in honor of Loren Vos

  Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation Director Kyra Smith met with Loren Vos, recipient of Pella Rolscreen Foundation’s Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award, on Jan. 12. Vos, a longtime community volunteer, designated the $1,000 award money go to the LSCEF. Loren Vos of rural Sully was recently honored with Pella Rolscreen Foundation’s Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award Honorable...
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3M presenters put on exciting science experiments

Members of the PEERS organization gave a very engaging presentation to SCS third and fourth graders on Wednesday, Jan. 12. The subject? Cryogenics, which is the branch of physics that deals with very low temperatures. The presenters, who both work for 3M, impressed the students with their experiments. One experiment involved freezing a balloon in liquid...
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Have a seat at my table

This year, Caden picked out a special present for Penelope - a Hawkeye shirt. Even though I am a Cyclone fan, I guess I can dress her in it.  By Cathryn Dunsbergen I hope everyone had a great start to the new year! It is already the middle of January, and winter/snow is officially here. I’m already...
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