Category Archives: Feature

The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Nov. 15, 2018

I’m spending a little time out in California. The weather where I am is great. The terrible fires are nowhere close to where I am. The trip out was not without a few incidents. First, we overslept for a short time, which caused a little stress. Then I realized I had forgotten to call someone to take us...
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Halloween fun in Lynnville

The weather was perfect on Saturday, Oct. 27, for ghosts and goblins at Lynnville Library’s FUNdraiser, trunk- and trick-or-treating, as well as the Lynnville Fire Department’s annual soup supper fundraiser. Besides games and crafts, a costume contest was held at the library event....
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Serving U.S.: Marta Ford

As a young second-year nursing student at Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines, Marta Ford (then Marta Eichner, a 1962 Lynnville-Sully graduate) made a decision to use her medical training to serve as a Registered Nurse in the U.S. Army. When Ford, currently of Newton and formerly of Killduff, had completed two years of...
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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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