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The DeeZee Spirit – Feb. 13

I’ve been in California for a couple of weeks. They have an unusual lifestyle. They all have a dog the size of a small pony. They look and are vicious. I’m glad they are fenced in. They could eat a small man. A fatso like me might survive with only losing a leg. They have at...
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Agricultural Insights

There is little doubt that farmers love their farm equipment. From hauling in the last load of grain in the fall to bringing out that unforgettable smell of fresh earth in the spring, tractors are an essential part of agriculture. And lately, quality used tractors have been demanding higher than anticipated market prices. With the agricultural...
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Jack Robert

Abby and Jared Bogaards of Grimes are the parents of a son, Jack Robert, born Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. He weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 21.75 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Kathy Zylstra of Sully and Loren and Cindy Bogaards of Pella. Among great-grandparents are Carolyn and the late Bob Ball of Newton,...
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Doug and Brenda Vos of Sully are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica, to Tyler TenPass, son of Brian and Laura TenPass of Waupun, WI. Jessica and Tyler are planning a July 2014 wedding in Sully. Jessica is a 2010 graduate of Pella Christian High School and will graduate from Dordt College in...
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Area businesses recognized at annual Business Appreciation Night

The third annual Business Appreciation Night was held on Friday, Feb. 7, during the halftime of the Lynnville-Sully boys basketball game to recognize and thank area businesses in the L-S School District for the services they provide and support they give to the community. Businesses receive free admission and concessions. Approximately 30 businesses of the 125...
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Perseverance leads to personal bests after accident for local gymnast

Eleven-year-old Kennedy Roland’s smile lights up a room, and it is easy to see that her bubbly personality would overflow onto the gymnastics floor. She has been practicing gymnastics since she was five years old. Now in sixth grade, she trains for competitions four hours a day, three days a week at Prairie Fire Gymnastics...
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The DeeZee Spirit – Feb. 6

I have made another trip to California. It was no different from other trips out here. The flight out was interesting as usual. When we checked in, my wife’s suitcase was four pounds too heavy. She tried to hurriedly switch some of her belongings into my suitcase. My suitcase had no room to spare but was...
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