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Sully Telephone Association answers the call with $5,000 donation

Sully Telephone Association manager Jack DeAngelo, far left, and Sully Telephone Association Board President Steve Vos, second from right, present a $5,000 check on behalf of the company to Sully Fire Chief Mike Vander Molen and Sully Ambulance Director Justine Wyma for the fundraising efforts for a new defibrillator monitor for the ambulance.   Donations are pouring...
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Community unites in support of Van Haaften family

Support for Barry and Kelsie Van Haaften is rolling in as the community rallies around the family during Barry’s battle with leukemia. 1st State Bank has set up the Barry Van Haaften Benefit Account to provide an avenue in which people may monetarily support Barry, his wife, and their three young daughters. Donations may be received...
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Family, friends gather to honor the late Steve Squires

Nathan Van Wyk, brother-in-law of the late Steve Squires, speaks to those attending the night of worship in remembrance of Squires at Newton Church of the Way on Saturday, Feb. 20. Van Wyk gives special thanks to Newton Church of the Way and its tech team for hosting the event.   The late Steve Squires, a devoted...
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Lynnville-Sully 2020-21 Winter Sports Salute

  L-S Wrestling During the 2020-21 season, the Lynnville-Sully wrestling team boasted a second-place finish at the SICL Conference meet and sent three wrestlers to districts and one on to the state tournament for the first Hawk appearance since 2018. In his fifth straight year, L-S Coach Jason Walston led the team of grapplers, including 11 returners and...
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Farm to Table by Julie Van Manen

Each day is a day closer to spring! It has been quite a month! We got a new group of calves in on the morning of the blizzard (Feb. 4) that ushered in the bitter cold spell. A one-person trip to feed calves quickly became a three-person job: One to drive the tractor with the...
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Hawks fall to North Mahaska in second round

Senior Cally Gibbs brings the ball up the court against the Warhawks and works to get the offense started.   After a dominating win over Tri-County in the first round of regional play, the Hawks next focused on a familiar foe, the North Mahaska Warhawks. A slow start and trouble with execution on the offensive end on...
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Montezuma hands Hawks season-ending loss

The Hawks had no trouble taking care of business and used a balanced scoring attack to beat Sigourney in the first round of districts. With the win, L-S advanced to the second round of districts and faced a tough, familiar foe, SICL’s top-ranked Montezuma on the Braves’ home court. The Hawks could never find their rhythm...
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