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Lynnville Library celebrates 14-year librarian Barb Hoogeveen

By Kendra Fikse, summer intern The Lynnville Public Library is about to enter a new season of service and leadership with the change in directors coming at the end of June. Barb Hoogeveen is retiring after 14 years at the library, and her replacement is former library board member Mark Lageveen. Lageveen has been shadowing Hoogeveen the...
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Shutts edges out Cross, Burdess for sheriff in June 4 Primary Election

A three-way primary race for Jasper County Sheriff drove voters to the polls for Iowa’s Primary Elec-tion, Tuesday, June 4, and only 39 votes separated the top-two candidates. Jasper County Sheriff’s Lt. Brad Shutts narrowly came out atop, receiving 40.13% of the Republican primary vote (834 votes). Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Cross received 38.26% (795...
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Go for gold at Lynnville Day Olympics Saturday

An Olympics-themed Lynnville Day will be celebrated Saturday, June 15, with a wide variety of family-friendly events taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Most events will take place at Old Settlers Park in Lynnville. A golf tournament, color run/walk, parade, bounce house, games, food trucks, a magician, and live music are all part of...
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Decorah getaway among the kid chaos

  By Megan Pothoven As if our house couldn’t get any crazier, Archer started crawling about a month ago. That has kept me on my toes even more than I thought was possible. All small toys have been put away, and he has started to really follow his older brother and sister around the house. We...
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L-S baseball powers through challenges, improves to 16-0

Carson Maston slams one of his four hits into the outfield against Iowa Valley. The junior went 4-for-4 with two RBIs to lead the Hawks at bat. The Hawks are hitting .381 as a team as of June 10, which ranks them second among Class 1A team average leaders in IABaseball's latest polls.  Ranked teams, playing...
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Hawks tame the Tigers, snap six-game skid

Lynnville-Sully softball teammates flash smiles after beating Iowa Valley, 5-4, Friday night: Front row from left, Peyton Sharp, Morgan Jones, Olivia Norrish, Alexy Conover, Kate Harthoorn, Sophia Squires, Alaina Roberts; back, Jolan Fogle, Addison Collum, Jakeira Hay, Ava Brummel, Terriyah Carter, Kamiya Lepley, Olivia Beyer, Brooke Hardeman, and Brilynn Tice. After a rough start on the...
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