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Ready-mix era ends with plant removal

Last week, Manatt’s Inc. of Brooklyn removed the ready-mix plant equipment in the Key Cooperative Lumber Department area. The ready-mix plant was built in 1964 on the land purchased from Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, with several additions through the years including rock and sand silos. As part of Manatt’s ending their lease, all cement plant...
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Over $10,000 raised for Searsboro apartment fire victims

Melissa Rozendaal hands a check to Crystal Price with half of the proceeds from the Ward-Price benefit held Apr. 27. Ward and her son, Dominick Price, lost all of their belongings to an apartment fire in March. The benefit raised over $10,000. Rozendaal organized the benefit with her sister, Fonda Sanders, second from right. Ward’s...
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Vos recognized by Iowa Governor Reynolds for academic excellence

                 Majesta Vos, a senior at Lynnville-Sully High School, was recognized by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 22nd Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony on April 28 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, Iowa High School...
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Lynnville teen named 2024 Smoke on the Water beneficiary

Smoke on the Water, a long-standing BBQ competition that has drawn the best barbeque enthusiasts to Lynnville for the past decade as well as served as a community benefit raising over $150,000 in its tenure, has announced plans for the Aug.24 event at Old Settlers Park in Lynnville. Monday, Apr. 29, SOTW announced the 2024 beneficiary in...
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Apartment damage at Sully Post Office fire Monday

At 6:42 a.m., Monday, Apr. 29, Sully Fire Department was called to Sully Post Office on the southeast corner of the town square due to smoke and a bad smell from the upstairs apartments area, possibly due to an electrical issue. Fos Van Wyngarden, post office personnel arriving at work, called 911. The south apartment...
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‘A Slice of Home’ by Simone Bates

Grandma's Secret Recipes Those of us who have been married for a little while (14 years this July!) may not remember a time when we weren’t part of our husband’s or wife’s family. I hope, like me, you have joined a family that embraced you and folded you in to all the crazy love it shares....
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