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A December to remember at Sully’s Christmas Celebration

The temperature hovered around freezing at 32 degrees, but the wind was calm and the sun was shining brightly most of Saturday, Dec. 8, for the Sully Christmas Celebration spearheaded for the first time by Cathryn Dunsbergen. Eleven businesses held special open houses with goodies and/or door prizes along with four other businesses open their...
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Great Western Bank’s Valerie Rolffs awarded for commitment, dedication

Val Rolffs was recognized and awarded the Great Western Bank’s Star of Excellence Award for the month of November. This award was presented in recognition of her commitment and dedication to making life great for the bank’s customers through superior sales and service. The Star of Excellence Award is awarded on a monthly basis at the...
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Garden Thyme Club celebrates 20 years of creating beautiful gardens

The local Garden Thyme Club celebrated its 20-year anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 1, along with the annual Christmas party at Stoney Point. Following a catered meal, there was a time of reminiscing by charter members of the club. Jan De Goey, Verna Hackert, Verle Jansen, Deloris McKeag, Barb Maasdam, and Nancy Van Genderen are the...
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LSCEF awards over $5,000 in teacher grants to L-S staff

During a recent professional development session at Lynnville-Sully School, the Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation continued its generous support of academics and invested in the future of all L-S students with the distribution of $5,189.15 in teacher grants. This year’s grants will be used to purchase a variety of supplies, from new novel sets to xylophones to sensory...
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Peppermint + Chocolate = edible Christmas crafts!

My favorite Christmas sweets almost always include peppermint and/or chocolate. And I love the clever ideas clever people come up with to go one step further and magically turn these flavors into something edible AND CUTE! So, since I’m not one of these clever people who comes up with clever ideas, I depend on people...
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No. 7-ranked L-S girls grab two conference wins    

The L-S girls basketball team picked up a couple of conference wins in the past week of action. On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the girls were on the road at Colfax-Mingo and won, 65-45. L-S shot 72 percent from the free-throw line and 33 percent from the field. The Hawks got off to a rough start when...
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Short half-hour meeting for Sully City Council

In a short half-hour meeting, the Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, at Sully Community Center. Councilmembers present were Brad Rozendaal, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, Gordon Yarrington, mayor Brent Vander Molen, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, and public works director Jeremy Bethune. Councilmember Jeff Brummel was...
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