Category Archives: News

Highway F62E closed additional week in Lynnville

Due to some electrical pole and replacement blacktopping issues, traffic through Lynnville on Highway F62E will be closed an additional week. Originally scheduled for closure May 18-22, the earliest the road from the top of the hill in Lynnville to Sully will be open is now Friday, May 29, weather and all construction scheduling permitting.

1st State Bank purchases Van Der Zyl Agency

Nathan Russell welcomed to the team as an insurance agent in Sully

                After more than four decades in business in Sully, Van Der Zyl Agency will become 1st State Insurance’s Sully location, effective June 1. The change is the result of 1st State Bank purchasing the agency, which has...

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Sully Locker and Market welcomes new Nikkels at the helm

                When Rick and Cheryl Nikkel purchased Sully Locker and Market from Jared and Stacey Nikkel on Apr. 30, neither party could have predicted the transfer of ownership and duties would happen amidst a global pandemic. What was intended to be a gradual transition over several months became a slightly stressful time as both the new and...

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Primary election Tuesday

                 The Primary Election will be Tuesday, June 2, with polls open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. to select candidates for the General Election Ballot in November.

                Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jasper County will be combining precincts. Instead of the usual 20 General Election polling places, there will only be...

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SCS graduates three as Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 was honored with a graduation ceremony celebrating the culmination of their education at Sully Christian School on Friday, May 22. Friday was also the last day of school for all SCS students.

                The 2019-20 school year will certainly go down as a memorable one, particularly for the three boys comprising...

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Farm to Table- May is Beef Month in Iowa By Julie Van Manen

We were blessed with a great spring for planting! For the most part, between planting 2020’s crop and receiving new groups of pigs and calves, on some days life seemed pretty normal. Watching Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ daily updates, planning biweekly trips to the grocery store, spending many hours creating videos for virtual learning experiences, and gathering in...

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Iowa HS baseball, softball allowed to start practice June 1

L-S softball players head to the hill in celebration of their regional title last year that punched them a ticket to the 2019 state tournament. This year, the Hawks are happy they will be able to play at all. Last week, Iowa high school summer sports received the green light from Governor Kim...

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