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Heart of Worship reels in family fun at fishing event

Lucas Van Kooten, Gavin German, and Nick Van Kooten experience kayaking on Diamond Lake in Montezuma.    Heart of Worship’s Band of Brothers couldn’t ask for anything more than families having fun together in the great outdoors at their inaugural Family Fishing Day on Saturday, June 12, held on the north side of Diamond Lake near...
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Free meal program at L-S serves 350 in first two weeks

  Lynnville-Sully has leveraged its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program to provide free and nutritious breakfast and lunch meals over the summer months for all children ages 1-18 in the community, and families are reaping the benefits of this service. The number of children served is growing – 154 children...
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Sully Fire and Ambulance meets $28,000 fundraising goal

  A longtime supporter of the Sully Fire and Ambulance Department and local business, Co-Line Welding, Inc., presented a check for the final $3,125 needed to meet the $28,000 fundraising goal for a new defibrillator. The goal set back in February was kicked off with a $5,000 donation from Sully Telephone and concluded at the recent...
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Lynnville City Council reviews agenda items in one-hour meeting

The Lynnville City Council met in regular session Monday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Lynnville City Hall.  Mayor Roy James called the meeting to order with council-members Bev Van Maanen, Kevin Arment, Terry Fraker, Mark Newberg, and Hugh Carney present along with city clerk Bev Arthur and city maintenance director Nick Arthur. Guests include...
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Sully Council tables sale of Northridge Lot #19 again

Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 14, in Sully Community Center. Members present were mayor Gordon Yarrington, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, councilmembers Jeff Burkett, Josh Foster, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, and Jon Van Wyk, guest Margaret Vander Weerdt, and online guests including Shelby Shinkle, Audrey Musgrove,...
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Special L-S Board meeting approves construction change orders, six contracts

The Lynnville-Sully School Board met in special session at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, in the high school library. Present were superintendent Shane Ehresman, board president Tammy Vos, board members Gerry Van Dyke and Amanda Jones via phone, and guest Margaret Vander Weerdt. “This special meeting to approve construction change orders is to keep the...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, June 17, 2021

My life has gone through quite a change of late. My daughter and her cat (Winston Churchill) are staying in my home right now. The cat is spoiled. He races up and down the stairs at night and howls. I sleep with a fly swatter in my hand. When he gets close enough, I whack him and...
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