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From the Kitchen: Sheila Pleima

During the school year, Sheila Pleima spends hours in the kitchen each day. The Sully Christian School kitchen, that is. Sheila has been the head cook at SCS for one year, but brings decades of prior experience in the kitchen to the table as well. Sheila and her husband, Stuart, have lived in Galesburg since they...
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L-S softball wins SICL title, splits at final Saturday tourney

The seventh-ranked Lynnville-Sully softball team claimed the South Iowa Cedar League Conference title with a dominating 12-3 win over HLV on Friday, July 5. The road victory solidified a solo conference title versus a shared title with Colfax-Mingo, the only SICL team the Hawks lost to this season. L-S came out strong against HLV, putting up seven...
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Property sale good news for Lynnville City Council Monday night

The Lynnville City Council met in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at Lynnville City Hall. Councilmembers present were Kevin Arment, Mark Newberg, Hugh Carney, mayor Roy James, city clerk Bev Arthur, and public works director Josh De Witt. Councilmembers Bev Van Maanen and Terry Fraker were absent. Guests present were Rahn...
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Sully City Council plans sidewalk replacement matters

Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at Sully Community Center. Councilmembers present were Jeff Brummel, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, Gordon Yarrington, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, and public works director Jeremy Behun. Mayor Brent Vander Molen and councilmember Brad Rozendaal were absent. Guests present were Jerald...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers July 11, 2019

I’m older than most of the trees in the park. The differences from when I left high school are fantastic. (I said when I left high school, not when I graduated from high school.) I don’t believe there was prom. There was a gathering to eat not-so-good food. They showed a movie. I think it was...
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Historical railroad continues to chug through small town of Searsboro

Most towns like Searsboro with populations under 200 do not have lighted railroad crossings complete with warning gate arms. As of last fall, warning lights and gates are operational twice a day at the railroad crossing at the south entrance to town. The railroad placed the warning lights, and the City of Searsboro had no...
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David Blauw, new Sully rural mail carrier

David Blauw, 63, became the new Sully rural mail carrier on June 10. He has been a Pella rural carrier for the past five years. Prior to that, he was self-employed with Blauwbilt, a residential construction business he still does part-time. “I’ve even been a truck driver, too, for various places including sub-leased to Sully Transport,”...
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