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Top-four finish for Brand at IHRA World Finals

Carter Brand and his family, Eric, Faye, and Abigail Brand pose for a picture in the staging lanes of Memphis International Raceway before round one of the 2021 IHRA World Finals.  It was a weekend 14-year-old Carter Brand from rural Lynnville will not soon forget. Brand competed in the 2021 IHRA Summit World Finals at Memphis...
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Hawks are Class A District 6 champs

Hawk players indicate a touchdown as junior Lane Fisk surges across the goal line to put the first points on the board in the 25-8 win against Belle Plaine. Hawks pictured are Mathias Torres (45), Kyle Squires (40), Caleb Rea (22), Corder Noun Harder (11), Owen Norrish (55), Braden Alberts (62), Lane Fisk carrying the...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Oct. 21, 2021

Well, once again, not much happening. I’ve been running from doctor to doctor because I’m a geezer and am falling apart. I went to the hospital about 10 days ago for what was supposed to be a minor surgery or I would not have gone. It might have appeared minor to some people, but it looked like they...
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Pappy Grau, Jr., 76

Ralph “Pappy” Grau, Jr. died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center in Newton. Pappy’s family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, at Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Newton. Inurnment will be held at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Memorials in Pappy’s name (please...
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Dave Bussard, 51

David Andrew Bussard, 51, of West Des Moines, passed away Saturday, Sept 11, 2021, after battling COVID since July. Dave was born Mar. 14, 1970, in Normal, IL. He owned Iowa Window Service and Dusty Buzzard Chainsaw Carving. Dave was a man who lived fully and loved fiercely. He was a faithful husband, loving father, and...
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Family-friendly Halloween in Lynnville set for Saturday, Oct. 30

Decorated trunks needed for trunk or treat event Festive fall fun is being planned for Halloween in Lynnville on Saturday, Oct. 30. The town event is back for a second year after a one-year hiatus due to COVID. Activities are planned from 2:30-7:30 p.m. in downtown Lynnville and include hayrides, games, a costume contest, a pumpkin roll,...
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Big L-S win caps off spirited homecoming week

Fun and exciting festivities promoting Hawk pride, a community-wide parade with everyone dressed in blue and gold, and toilet paper streaming from trees can only mean one thing – homecoming week was celebrated at Lynnville-Sully. Students, staff, alumni, community members, and Hawk fans near and far celebrated long-standing and new traditions all week long Oct....
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