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Grant funding provides Lynnville playground with pops of color

Saturday, Oct. 13, the temperature was only in the 40s, but at least it wasn’t raining as it had been at other times the Sugar Creek 4-H Club planned to paint the playground equipment at Lynnville Ballpark. Members bundled up in coats and hats for the club’s community service project Saturday, and soon the smell...
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The Wooden Spoon by Shelly Rankin

Another month has passed us by, oh, so quickly! As has fall. I mean, snow? This time of year is made for eating. We can eat our way through the cold, dark months together! Let’s start with this recipe. It’s a keeper. Well, we thought it was, anyway! We hope you do too! This is something...
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Certified enrollment holds strong at 502 for Lynnville-Sully School

The Lynnville-Sully Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 15, in the high school library. Board president Tim Dunsbergen called the meeting to order with board members Jer Schnell and Gerry Van Dyke, board secretary Karla DeCook and administrators Shane Wheeler, Teri Bowlin, and Shane Ehresman present. Guests included Lisa Foster, Jill...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Oct. 18, 2018

No point in mentioning the weather. Everyone knows how wet it is. The grass in my lower yard is six to eight inches tall and still a swamp. I don’t know if it will ever dry out this year. I might have to let it freeze over and then drive across the ice to mow it. My day...
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Incessant rains waterlog fields, delay harvest

Waiting. Waiting is the name of the game for area farmers. Rain after soaking rain has been the talk of the town in recent weeks, and it’s not the positive kind of conversation among those living in central Iowa where fields are ripe for the picking. Following a record-breaking month of rain in September, the...
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