Category Archives: News

Winter’s last hurrah?

The first full week of spring kicked off with snow flurries throughout the day on Monday, Mar. 24. There was minimal accumulation but it was enough of a reminder of the winter we would like to forget.
Co-Line’s prairie burn on the first day of spring, Mar. 20.
The first...
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The Wooden Spoon by Shelly Rankin – Mar. 27

Mmmmmm. What’s that smell, you ask? Freedom. That smell is delicious freedom, folks. Freedom only the great outdoors can provide. Sweet, sweet freedom spring has given us. In celebration of events like spring and Easter, I plan to buy and devour two Cadbury eggs. One because they are just plain yummy, and I’ll justify the...
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Remember When – Mar. 27

35 years ago (1979) The Trophy Shop opened in Sully on 3rd Ave. with owners Barry and Bryce DeJong and Jerry Moes. Pastor Ernest Thompson announced he had accepted a call to serve the Phoenix (AZ) Friends Church. The Lynnville Friends Church started the process to replace the Thompsons who had served the church for the last...
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Just another reason to yawn

Many of us have an opinion or two (or more) about the thousands and thousands of dollars spent on researching for useless information. Yes, I know I kind of like useless information, also called trivia by some. Warning: This column may make you yawn more than you usually yawn reading it! That’s because everyone yawns,...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers – Mar. 27

I have a birthday coming up that ends with an 0. I can’t possibly be this old, though my body tells me I am. I’ve had a couple back surgeries that left my legs numb from my knees on down. I’m so clumsy. I can trip over a cigarette butt. I’m going to cover the floor...
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Are we raising a generation of helpless kids?

From the desk of Shane Ehresman, L-S Superintendent When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined). Another mother accompanied her child on a job interview, then wondered...
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Fitness center welcomes Winegar as massage therapist

To Brynne Winegar, massage therapy is more than a pampering service; it’s a tool for improving people’s overall health. [caption id="attachment_3351" align="alignright" width="200"]Brynne Winegar began offering massage therapy services at the Diamond Trail Fitness Center in December. Brynne Winegar began offering massage therapy services at the Diamond Trail...
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