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Big L-S win caps off spirited homecoming week

Fun and exciting festivities promoting Hawk pride, a community-wide parade with everyone dressed in blue and gold, and toilet paper streaming from trees can only mean one thing – homecoming week was celebrated at Lynnville-Sully. Students, staff, alumni, community members, and Hawk fans near and far celebrated long-standing and new traditions all week long Oct....
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Coffee Cup Cafe expands with purchase of Prime Country BBQ and Catering

Prime Country BBQ and Catering founders Mark and Vicky Huizer, on the left, have been mentoring new owners Paula and Terry Nikkel, also owners of Coffee Cup Cafe, the past few months in preparation for the business sale and transfer. After eight years of serving local communities and faithful patrons mouth-watering BBQ and sides,  Mark and Vicky...
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Trees for Kids, L-S fifth graders help plant 15 trees at Jacob Krumm

  L-S fifth graders had the privilege of helping Jasper County naturalists plant 15 trees at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve on Oct. 7. Shown from left to right are: Front, Ayla Van Maanen, Rylinne Feenstra, Hudson Squires, Layne Chancellor, naturalist Greg Oldsen, Hayden Lewis, Bentlee Vos, Asher Schechinger, Natalie Nikkel, Payton Bowlin; middle, Mrs. McKenzee Downing, Conner Routier,...
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Lynnville City Council manages October agenda in one-hour meeting

  The Lynnville City Council met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 11, at Lynnville City Hall. Mayor Roy James called the meeting to order with councilmembers Terry Fraker, Kevin Arment, and Bev Van Maanen present. Mark Newberg and Hugh Carney were absent.  Others present included city maintenance director Nick Arthur, city clerk Bev Arthur, and...
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Sully Council addresses several hot-topic items Monday night

  Sully City Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, at Sully Community Center with several agenda items becoming hot-topic discussions. Present were mayor Gordon Yarrington, city clerk Barbra Maasdam, public works director Jeremy Behun, council-members Jeff Burkett, Josh Foster, Wes Van Wyk, Teryl Ver Ploeg, and Jon Van Wyk; as...
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St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church celebrates 150 years

Even though COVID-19 delayed the 150th anniversary celebration of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church of rural Sully, it definitely didn’t stop it entirely. Approximately 90 people attended a celebratory worship service on Sunday, Sept. 19. The celebration was postponed from its original date in September 2020. Those in attendance included former pastors, former and current members, as...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Oct. 14, 2021

The past week has not been fun for me. I’ve had bumps and bumps hacked off many times. But this trip to  the hospital was a bigger deal. I stepped into the emergency room. My clothes were gone immediately. They laid me on a table and gave me one blanket for the long trip. I rolled along on that mobile bed...
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