Category Archives: News

Fifth Quarter kicks off

The Lynnville-Sully Hawks football team kicked off the season opener at home on Friday, Aug. 29, under less-than-ideal weather conditions. Rain fell most of the night, and the Hawks fell to a strong  Van Buren team, 19-13. Following the game, over 90 students in grades seventh through twelfth enjoyed the first Fifth Quarter, a fun event...
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Van Dykes guided by a belief in caring for the land

Glenn and Coleen Van Dyke live by a simple philosophy on their farm located in southern Poweshiek County: They want to care for the land, improve it and leave it in better condition for future generations. “It’s really all about saving the soil, because it’s the most precious resource we have,” Coleen said last week. “Soil conservation has...
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Pastor’s Pen – 9/4/14

“If two of you on earth agree about anything you ask for, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven. For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them,” Matthew 18: 19-20. In this age of mega-churches, congregations often have membership numbers that total in the thousands....
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Remember When – 9/4/14

35 years ago (1979) Kayleen VanDer Pol, daughter of Bernie and Carlene VanDer Pol of Sully, won first place with her Simmental heifer in the 4-H judging. The first-place steer advanced to Ak-Sar-Ben judging later in the fall. Ken Wilcox, Lynnville-Sully Superintendent, said due to the energy shortage and the high cost of gasoline, pep buses would...
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Press INKlings: It’s UP to you to read UP on UP

I love words and therefore I am a logophile. Some lucky people can play a song by ear after hearing it once or count cards at blackjack, or spot four-leaf clovers. I, and many people like me, have a good ear and a good memory for words; it’s just the way it is for some...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers- 9/4/14

I finally got home from Utah to five-inch high grass, dead flowers that did not get watered, and some kind of a dead animal behind the house, a mole I think. There was a pleasant odor. I may never leave town again. I don’t like flying in a huge airplane but had to if I wanted...
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Mississippi Mission

Twenty-five students from the FOCUS youth group of the Lynnville Friends Church recently dedicated a week of their summer vacation to serving others in and around Clarksdale, MS. Situated about an hour south of Memphis in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Clarksdale is home to the Delta Blues Museum and other attractions. The city is...
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