Category Archives: News

From the Desk of Supt. Shane Ehresman – May 8

The end of the school year will mark my fourth year as superintendent of the Lynnville-Sully Community School District. Over the past four years, school topics have dominated discussions with people in the community. The purpose of my article is to share interesting facts about the Lynnville-Sully Community School District. You may even want to...
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City of Lynnville Clean Up Day

The City of Lynnville invites all Lynnville residents to participate in the city-wide clean up day on Saturday, May 10, from 8-11 a.m. To drop off accepted items, turn east off East Street between the Terpstra Plumbing, Heating, and Electrical and Lynnville Repair businesses. The city also will have their recycling and yard waste area...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers – May 8

I am so happy that spring is finally here with a blue sky and dark green grass. But spring and being outside does come with problems. I enjoy mowing grass but it can be dangerous. I was getting ready to mow on my zero-turn riding mower. I had already had a minor problem. I took the blades...
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Straight-line winds wreak havoc for local residents

Severe storms with powerful straight-line winds rolled through the area on Sunday afternoon, Apr. 27, and left a trail of extensive damage and debris. The storm travelled a line southeast of Lynnville to northeast of Searsboro, destroying large structures, ripping off roofs, and scattering building materials for miles. Family, friends, and neighbors of the residents...
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Vander Weerdt’s cow gives birth to triplets

Vernon Vander Weerdt was greeted with quite a surprise when he went to check on one of the pregnant cows on his farm outside of Sully a few weeks ago. The cow had given birth to not one, not two, but three calves on Apr. 12. Vander Weerdt said he'd gone out to check on his...
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Diamond Trail Golf Club tees off 16th year of business

As the temps rise this spring, so does the anxiousness of area golfers ready to hit the links. And they don’t have to travel far to satisfy their golf urge – the Diamond Trail Golf Club (DTGC) in Lynnville is just a short drive away. The course is already open, though the clubhouse won’t be open...
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Searsboro, Killduff Telephone Companies celebrate 40 years with Don Long

Don Long of Knoxville is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his ownership of the Killduff and Searsboro Telephone Companies.
Photo above: Don Long  stands by the 18 by 30 inch switch now used for Killduff telephone customers. The building once housed a 12 by 20 foot switch. Equipment is much smaller than in the past.
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