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Lynnville’s ZIP IN under new ownership, management

ABOVE: ZIP IN in Lynnville is now under new ownership and management. Manager Denise Vanderpol, center, is flanked by the group of investors who purchased the gas station and convenience store along with their wives: From left, Barry Beyer, Steve Russell, Vanderpol, Matt Zylstra, and Jer Schnell. Offering hot food during all hours of operation...
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L-S promenade in the park

After months of waiting and many changed plans in between, Lynnville-Sully juniors, seniors, and their dates were finally able to wear their formal attire for a promenade on Saturday evening, June 20, at Sully’s central park. Prom was originally scheduled at the school for Apr. 25 but COVID-19 put a halt to those plans. School officials...
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Local PC graduates enjoy unique ceremony

Pella Christian High School’s Class of 2020 was celebrated with a graduation ceremony unlike any other class on Saturday morning, June 20. Graduating seniors with local ties to the area are, from left, Blake Veenstra, son of Darrell and Angela Veenstra; Drew Van Soelen, son of Brett and Janae Van Soelen; Sierra Pleima, daughter of...
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Farm to Table by Julie Van Maanen

JUNE- celebrating a wedding and National Dairy Month

As I write this article, the final countdown is on! The bride has been giving me an updated countdown in hours! The last I heard it was close to 100 hours! A couple of months ago, we were not sure we would be able to celebrate...
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L-S Board holds special session

                The Lynnville-Sully School Board met in special session at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 22, at the high school library and via videoconferencing. Present were Dave Foster, Jer Schnell, Gerry Van Dyke, Tammy Vos, superintendent Shane Ehresman, board secretary Karla De Cook; and via video, Amanda Jones, Travis Squires of Piper Sandler and Company,...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers June 25, 2020

Nothing much is happening lately. I just got home from Grinnell. I happened to think of things that had happened out on the highway. I was 17 years old when I was driving a tandem rock truck. I had 15 tons of rock on when the front wheel broke off, and I went upside down...
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Heart of Worship hosts June Easter event

An “Easter Egg Hunt” sign with an arrow directing vehicles with kids to Lynnville Old Settlers Park is not what you expect to see in June. However, due to COVID-19 postponing original plans slated for Apr. 11, Lynnville Heart of Worship held a modified Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, June 13. It’s also not often in June...

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