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The Hometown Press is a newspaper and print shop located on the square in Sully, Iowa. Our news crosses the lines of Jasper, Mahaska, Marion, and Poweshiek Counties. Inside our weekly paper, you'll find community news, sports coverage, feature articles, school news, local classifieds and ads, business and city updates, a cooking column, and much, much more!

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Hometown Press staff members:
Faye Brand, publisher, fbrand@colinemfg.com
Margaret Vander Weerdt, editor, press@netins.net
Jessica Maston, graphic designer, jessicamaston@netins.net
LeAnn Hjelmeland, writer/designer and sports, leannhtp@netins.net
Jan Conover, accounting, adshometownpress@netins.net
Stefanie Van Wyk, advertising specialist, stefhtp@netins.net

For all news inquiries, please email press@netins.net.

Office phone: 641-594-3200
Fax: 641-594-3243

301 7th Ave., Suite 101
PO Box 243
Sully, IA 50251

Ad deadline: Mondays at 5 p.m.
News deadline: Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

 

The Hometown Press has won 24 awards in the five years it has been eligible to enter the Iowa Better Newspaper Contests. The awards are listed below:

2017 - Second place award: Best Front Page

2017 - Third place award: Best Newspaper Website

 

2016 - Second place awards: Best Newspaper Website

 

2015 - First place awards: Best Ad Featuring Financial, Insurance, or Other Professional Service; Best Newspaper Website; Best Feature Page; Best Sports Feature

2015 - Second place awards: General Excellence; Best Ad Featuring Financial, Insurance, or Other Professional Service

2015 - Third place awards: Best of Weekly Class 1 Advertising; Best Ad Featuring Grocery, Food, or Entertainment; Best Sports Feature; Best Newspaper Marketing; Best Use of Graphics

 

2014 - First place awards: Best Ad Idea for a Community Promotion or Event; Best Sports Section

2014 - Second place awards: Best Ad Featuring Miscellaneous; Best Feature Page

2014 - Third place award: Best Ad Featuring Grocery, Food, or Entertainment

 

2013 - First place awards: Best of Class Advertising; Best Ad Featuring Grocery, Food, or Entertainment; Best Feature Page; Best Use of Graphics

2013 - Third place award: Best Sports Story

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