Category Archives: Feature

The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Oct. 4, 2018

It has been a pretty uneventful week. I’ve been staying inside because of the soupy weather. I didn’t even get my lawn mower stuck. That will probably happen later this week. I did help buy a car for my twin grandchildren-a boy and a girl. It’s a big old lead sled. I’m hoping it will be a...
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Farm to Table: Fall Family Meals

The weather definitely feels more like fall as we enjoy the last few days of September. Now that it has cooled off, it sets the mood for preparing more oven meals and baking more desserts. Pork Chop Potato Casserole and Apple Cake are the two items that I am sharing. As we enter the last few...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Sept. 27, 2018

Marriage is a good thing for lots of people. But there are times when it can be stressful. I spent my entire working career looking through a windshield, but when my wife rides with me now, she has all kinds of tips for me. “How darn fast are you going?” and “Do you know there is a...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Sept. 20, 2018

I keep remembering things that happened to me during my working career in some old semi. I drove a truck all of my working days. I had a delivery one day of parts that went on a tractor to spread liquid fertilizer - two huge plastic tanks and all the metal rods and brackets. I walked up...
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Van Zante named new president of L-S Athletic Boosters

Michelle Van Zante is already a familiar fan at Lynnville-Sully athletic events, having followed her two kids to many games and meets in recent years. And now as new president of the L-S Athletic Boos-ters, Van Zante will take her involvement in L-S sports a step further, working behind the scenes to support the strong...
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SERVING U.S.- Justin Deal

Justin Deal makes a round trip to Ottumwa and back each workday, which is not terribly unusual for a Sully resident except for the fact that he wears U.S. Army camouflage fatigues to work. Even before he had finished high school, Deal knew he wanted to join the Army. Having come from a family full of...
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From the Kitchen: Play-Doh and other childhood memories

Sept. 16 is National Play-Doh Day, recognized by the Hasbro Company since 2006. Who doesn’t remember playing with this doughy, colorful concoction as a kid? Believe it or not, Play-Doh was originally sold as a wallpaper cleaner, but its inventor Joe McVicker had a revelation after talking to a teacher one day about the difficulties kids...
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