Category Archives: News

Ballpark Memories

As part of the dedication of Al Terpstra Field during Lynnville Day on Saturday, June 17, local residents – young and old alike – shared their memories from the ballpark. The ballpark will continue to be a memory-maker under its new name of Al Terpstra Field. “I remember our all-stars championship.” – Reagan McFarland   “Our by-one-point championship two...
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Glorious summer officially here

This week’s featured cook, Rhonda Pool, was an organic cook years before it was even popular. “My husband, Tom, was quite the hunter,” said Rhonda. “We often ate deer meat and pheasant while our children were growing up. Also, our son, Jay, was a wrestler, so we ate very healthy meals while he was trying to...
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Press INKlings: Glorious summer officially here

By the calendar, summer is officially here even though it has seemed like summer earlier since we’ve had temperatures near 100 this spring. Local kids have already had almost a month of summer vacation from school. It’s a glorious time of the year. Glorious isn’t a word we use much except maybe when singing at...
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CIWA updates progress of Sully water tower maintenance

In response to questions regarding Central Iowa Water Association’s (CIWA) Sully water tower project, CIWA provides the following project update to all members of the Sully community. CIWA’s Sully water tower was last painted in 1992 and was scheduled for inspection, general maintenance, and repainting in the fall of this year. The planned work included sandblasting...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers – 6-22-17

Father’s Day is over. My children, grandchildren, and their dogs and cats all came to my home to wish me a happy Father’s Day and to eat. They all like this weird vegetable called kohlrabi. They send me to the garden to pull and clean these miserable vegetables. I was out in the sun working and...
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Garden Thyme Club hosting garden tours Saturday

The Sully Garden Thyme Club is planning Country Garden Thyme garden tours with light refreshments from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. Rain date is 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, June 25. Garden tours will be at Doyle and Karna Ver Ploeg’s, 6705 Hwy. T38S north of Lynnville where Jana Van Zante will sell her vinyl...
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Lynnville Day celebrates community, leadership

Lynnville Day, held Saturday, June 17, culminated as a fun day celebrating the city’s deep sense of community pride, history, and leadership. One lifelong resident in particular, Al Terpstra, was recognized for his commitment to Lynnville and the instrumental role he played in the development of the Lynnville ball field, named in his honor. Kicking the...
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