Category Archives: News

Free breakfast, lunch meals through USDA program for all L-S students

Lynnville-Sully students Ryder Jansen, Brandon Schinkel, and Gunner Winegar, along with those seated behind them, enjoy the first free lunch available to all K-12 L-S students thanks to a federally funded program on Monday, Sept. 14. A federally funded program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is extending waivers to provide free breakfast and lunch meals...
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Record-breaking cold temperatures, wet weather

Future meteorologist Hayden Lewis of Sully. A taste of fall arrived in Central Iowa when rainy and cool conditions persisted throughout the week of Sept. 7. Several record low temperatures were set according to the U.S. National Weather Service’s Des Moines office. Much needed rainfall occurred nearly every day. Hayden Lewis recorded a whopping 7.5”...
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Serving U.S. Melanie Sharp

Above, Sharp poses with the youth of Kosovo while running a humanitarian mission. She served a 12-month meaningful deployment in Kosovo. At left, Sharp with her husband, Todd, who she met after the Kosovo deployment and married in 2008. By Deb Johnson You’ve probably seen Melanie Sharp around the area. She’s a sixth- and seventh-grade language arts...
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Thelma & Bonnie’s “Have a seat at my table” by Cathryn Dunsbergen

On Labor Day, we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and go to Lake Red Rock. Penelope loved being in her carrier; she’s a curious little one and loved looking around!     During Labor Day weekend, Blake, Penelope, and I said goodbye to summer and hello to fall by decorating our home and taking a...
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City of Lynnville seeks new maintenance director

The Lynnville City Council met in regular session on Monday, Sept. 14, at Lynnville City Hall. Mayor Roy James called the meeting to order with councilmembers Terry Fraker, Kevin Arment, Mark Newberg, and Hugh Carney present. City clerk Bev Arthur and guests Faye Brand and Gene Braaksma were also present. The minutes of the prior meeting...
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Sully City Council has 23-item agenda, trick-or-treat approved

The Sully City Council met in regular session with a 23-item agenda at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, in the council chambers at Sully Community Center with Zoom participation available for the public. Present were mayor Gordon Yarrington, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, councilmembers Jeff Burkett, Josh Foster, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, and...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Sept. 17, 2020

­               It has been some weird weather. I think we got more rain in a week than we had all summer. I had about seven inches in my gauge for the whole week. I’m pretty sure it’s accurate, but occasionally my neighbor comes over and pours water in my rain gauge. I walk around town...
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