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Cadets serve over 500 guests at annual hog roast supper

  Cadet counselors Dan Dykema, Jager Huyser, Jamie Van Kooten, and Dustin Ver Ploeg serve Trevor and Janae Vander Wilt and their family at the annual hog roast fundraiser supper on Nov. 17. Cadets Bentlee Vos, on the far left, and Carsen Kottenstette are ready to help transport food to the tables set up inside the...
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Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation awards over $6,000 in grants to preK-12 teachers

  Recipients of the 2021 LSCEF teacher grants are, front row from left: Amy Baumfalk, Jill Schuring, Melissa Watson, Brenda Newell, and Sarah Rybkowski; back, Mike Parkinson, Nicholas De Penning, Franchesca Richter, Angie Richards, and Rhonda Ricker. Teachers not present for the Nov. 23 awards presentation include Lesa O’Dell, Anna Arkema, Liz Harthoorn, and Sabrina Edsen.   The Lynnville-Sully...
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Susan Lyons is an Ironman

By LeAnn Hjelmeland If the past is any indicator, there’s no putting limits on what fitness goals Susan Lyons might accomplish. The Pella Middle School teacher with ties to Lynnville-Sully went from being intimidated by running a mile and scared of water nine years ago to competing in her first full Ironman triathlon this fall. Going...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 25, 2021

I have probably been lost in cars and trucks and in buildings more than any man or woman I know. I’ve been in huge hospitals and other large buildings and could not find my way out. I’ve walked around in big hospitals at times and spent 20 or 30 minutes trying to get out. When I did...
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A treasure of local historic items discovered at Killduff Post Office

The Killduff Post Office has been given new life – full of historic memorabilia – since Cindy Claussen started work in May.   “It’s like a time capsule.” That’s how Killduff postal worker Cindy Claussen described the old vault she recently cleaned out at the Killduff Post Office. The vault contained many interesting pieces of local history, which...
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L-S students return to the stage

Lynnville-Sully High School and Middle School actors were on stage for a total of three performances over the course of two days bringing to life the one-act plays of “Monster Soup” and “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” Nov. 12-13. By Brooke Maston After nearly two months of reciting lines, rehearsals, and set and costume preparation,...
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