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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Sully

  The City of Sully will roll out the red, white, and blue patriotic welcome mat for three days of Fourth of July celebrations starting July 2 and culminating with a full day of events on Monday, July 4. This year’s theme is “Cheers to 70 years of FUN...
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Sully couple opens up hearts and home to students from across the globe

Marlo and Ruthie Jansen provide a home away from home full of fun adventures for foreign exchange students through the EF Exchange Program. Here they are seen with their foreign exchange students from the 2021-22 school year - Elin Leuthi from Switzerland, center, and Greta Wallen from Sweden, far right. The Jansens' grandsons Royce and...
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Illinois pilot makes emergency landing in bean field northeast of Sully

  James Meyer of Illinois landed his aircraft perfectly between the rows of beans in a field northeast of Sully on June 21. Meyer ran out of fuel and made the emergency landing without damage or injury.   As the calendar prepares to flip to July, growing fields full of corn and soybeans are making progress as they...
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It’s gardening season

By Megan Pothoven Finally, I’m able to start picking vegetables out of the garden! It’s one of my favorite things to go out to the garden and gather what we’re having for supper. I’m usually a victim to buying too much lettuce at the store and it gets bad in the fridge throughout the week, so...
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Local sharp shooters bust clays at Iowa State Trap Tourney

Thousands of sharp shooters from across the state of Iowa in grades 5-12 put their accuracy, precision, and speed skills to the test at the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program’s State Sporting Clays and Skeet Championships that spanned nearly the entire month of June. Several local student-athletes compete in shooting sports with teams from other school...
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