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‘A Slice of Home’ by Simone Bates

Breakfast of Champions Liam and I are home in Iowa after a precious three weeks with my family in Melbourne, Australia. Liam saw koalas, wallabies, and sharks galore. He chased magpies, seagulls, and a blue-tongue lizard! He ate fish and chips on the beach and drank babyccinos in cafes. He met so many beloved family and...
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Sully Council approves sale of Northridge Lot 19

  Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at Sully Community Center. The public could participate via Zoom. Present were mayor Brent Vander Molen, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, public works director Jeremy Behun, council members MaryCarol Cross, Tim LeCompte, Dan Stouthammer, Justin Van Soelen, and Jon Van Wyk; as...
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Blue house saga nears end in Lynnville, scheduled to be sold this week

The Lynnville City Council met in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at Lynnville City Hall. Mayor pro tem Bev Van Maanen called the meeting to order with council members Terry Fraker, Kevin Arment, Mark Newberg, and Mark Lageveen present along with city maintenance director Nick Arthur, city clerk Bev Arthur, and...
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Record-breaking Dutch Letter fundraiser brings in nearly $20,000 for SCS

Sully Christian School’s annual Dutch Letter fundraiser hit a sweet note for everyone involved, from the volunteers who made the S-shaped pastries to the customers who will enjoy the letters, and finally to the students who will benefit from the nearly $20,000 raised. Many hands made light work of fulfilling the 680-box order of Dutch Letters....
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Voters head to the polls Tuesday for midterm elections

  As of 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 555 votes had been cast in the Lynn Grove and Richland Townships precinct, which was taking place at the Sully Community Center, along with the precinct for Buena Vista and Elk Creek Townships. In Jasper County, 15,094 votes were cast for local, state, and federal races. See next...
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