Category Archives: Feature

CH-47F Boeing Chinook helicopter touches down in Sully

A CH-47F Boeing Chinook helicopter attracted some attention at the Sully Airport early Friday afternoon, Aug. 9. The pilot was Chris Terlouw of Killduff who had asked for and received special permission from the Sully mayor to land at the Sully Airport, which he did twice that day. “Landing at Sully was something I wanted to...
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Nothing Compares at the Iowa State Fair for local competitors

The Iowa State Fair, one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country, is nearing the end of its 10-day run, Aug. 8-18, and several locals are enjoying every minute of it. Dayton Mortvedt, son of Ryan and Carrie Mortvedt of rural Sully, was one of several youth who decorated their way to...
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Lynnville Council approves bid letting for proposed $735,000 sewer project

The Lynnville City Council met in regular session on Monday, Aug. 12, at Lynnville City Hall. Mayor Roy James called the meeting to order with all councilmembers present: Bev Van Maanen, Kevin Arment, Terry Fraker, Mark Newberg, and Hugh Carney. City maintenance director Josh DeWitt, city clerk Bev Arthur, and guests Faye Brand, Jack Pope,...
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Sully Council debates using loan or funds on hand

Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, at the council chambers. Councilmembers present were Jeff Brummel, Brad Rozendaal, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, Gordon Yarrington, mayor Brent Vander Molen, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, and public works director Jeremy Bethun. Guests present were Jerald Kunce, Ron McKeag, and...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Aug. 15, 2019

The things that go through an unemployed lazy man’s head are amazing. I love sweetcorn on the cob. I was chewing on one recently and looked down at the cob. I had made one pass. I had made a perfect five kernel rows down the cob. I thought I would make a second pass down the...
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