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LSCEF Book Drive puts over 700 books in the hands of young readers

The Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation (LSCEF) held its second annual book drive on Friday, Mar. 8, in the elementary/middle school gym.  Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade had the opportunity to select three brand new books thanks to a Jasper Community Foundation Grant that helped fund the purchase of over 700 new books.


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Jasper County Pheasants Forever lands 2019 Iowa Governor’s Pheasant Hunt

Central Iowa’s upland hunting opportunities will be highlighted this fall when Jasper County Pheasants Forever hosts the 2019 Annual Iowa Governor’s Pheasant Hunt in partnership with Northern Polk Pheasants Forever and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

                The Governor’s Pheasant Hunt is a tradition started in 1986 by then Iowa Governor Terry Branstad....

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SERVING U.S.: Craig Weideman, U.S. Navy Career Fighter Pilot

It seems Craig Weideman of Virginia Beach, VA, was destined to fly for the United States Navy. Born and raised in Killduff, Weideman frequently found himself as a young boy during the early 1950s in the company of his parents, Wayne and Freda Weideman, during their four-hour shifts as volunteers for the Ground Observation Corps (GOC), an...

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National Pi Day is observed annually on Mar. 14. Math nerds and pun enthusiasts (such as myself) enjoy finding the fun in 3.14, the first three digits of the mathematical constant π (also known and pronounced as Pi).

                Pi, as you learned back in math class (eons ago, right?), is the numerical...

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Lynnville Council sets spring clean-up day for April 20

                The Lynnville City Council met in regular session on Monday, Mar. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Lynnville City Hall. Mayor Roy James called the meeting order with city council- members Bev Van Maanen, Terry Fraker, Hugh Carney, and Mark Newberg present. City Clerk Bev Arthur and guests Brenda Terpstra, Gene Braaksma, and Faye Brand were...

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Second vote by Sully Council raises garbage service rate

                                The Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 11, at Sully Community Center. Council-members present were Jeff Brummel, Brad Rozendaal, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, Gordon Yarrington, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, mayor Brent Vander Molen, and public works director Jeremy Behun. Guests present were Rhonda Guy, Luke Jansen, and...

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L-S Board makes opening offer to certified staff, approves hiring additional counselor

                The Lynnville-Sully School Board met in a short special session at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Mar. 7, in the high school library. Board members present were Tim Dunsbergen, Jeremy Schnell, superintendent Shane Ehresman, and board secretary Karla De Cook. Gerry Van Dyke and Stephanie Young joined by speaker phone. Tammy Vos was absent.

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