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FOCUS Valentine’s Dinner raises funds for upcoming missions trip

Lynnville Friends FOCUS youth pastor Jer Schnell speaks with attendees Mark and Melissa Doll at the youth group’s Valentine’s dinner Sunday night. Diners of all ages gathered at the Lynnville Friends FCC on Sunday evening, Feb. 18, for the annual FOCUS youth group Valentine’s fundraiser dinner. There were 273 meals served from 5-7:30 p.m.; 132 were...
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Locals serve and spread hope in Cozumel

Four local couples armed with a mission to serve as the hands and feet of Christ travelled to San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico, in late January – not to soak up the sun and waves, but to make a difference among the country’s less fortunate population. Randy and Pat Taylor, Tyler and Jill German, Doug and...
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Hawks, Eagles flying high in the postseason

Lynnville-Sully’s and Pella Christian’s boys basketball teams continue on their hunt for a ticket to the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s state basketball tournament. The L-S Hawks defeated Lamoni, 76-16, Feb. 12, and Southeast Warren, 67-54, Feb. 15, as they check off opponents in Class 1A’s District 7 postseason play. L-S, under head coach Nick...
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Talent shines at SCS Fine Arts Night

Sully Christian School students in grades 5-8 showcased their hard work and God-given talents and abilities at the local Fine Arts Night on Thursday, Feb. 15. Students performed before a judge and received ratings, as well as some of the performances advancing to district competition at Pella Christian High School on Thursday, Feb. 29.
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‘Farm to table’ by Julie Van Manen

  When I wrote this article, my view was the beautiful sunrise over the flat fields of northwest Iowa. Kevin and I were excited to be houseguests at the home of Ronald and Barbara Sennert for the weekend. Kennedy and Karter thought it was quite the thing that Grandma Julie and Grandpa Kevin were going to...
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L-S boys basketball looks to defend District championship

Senior Mitchell Miller lifts up for two of his 17 points against Southeast Warren. L-S won, 67-54. The Hawks persevered through a slow start to down the Southeast Warren Warhawks. The L-S boys basketball program continues its quest for a state tournament berth.

Southeast Warren

                The Hawks were met with a fiery Southeast Warren team...
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