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Governor’s Nov. 16 proclamation imposes enhanced public health measures

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 surge across the state and threaten to overwhelm the health care system, businesses, schools, churches, and organizations are implementing changes to follow new guidelines enacted in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the virus. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ latest proclamation on Monday night, Nov. 16, imposed more public health measures...
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Vos elected as L-S School Board President for another term

The Lynnville-Sully School Board met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 16, with school board members Gerry Van Dyke, Jer Schnell, Amanda Jones, and Dave Foster present and Tammy Vos joining via phone. Administrators Shane Ehresman, Aaron Shipley, and Teri Bowlin, school board secretary Karla De Cook, school ex-officio Denali Conover, and guests Kyle Terpstra,...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 19, 2020

  My health issues and doctor visits are not getting any better. I still spend half my time visiting doctors or chasing down medicine. You know you are buying too many meds when the pharmacy people know your name and birthday without even asking. I have always said I can handle seeing a doctor as long as I can...
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L-S production of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid JR’ postponed

Due to COVID-19-related concerns and the rising positive infection rates in Jasper County, L-S music and drama coach Mrs. Amber Mathis said the difficult decision has been made to postpone the production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid JR." Students have been preparing since mid-September for the show that was originally scheduled for this weekend, Nov. 13...
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Sellout, drive-through success for Killduff United Methodist Church

Cars line the streets of Killduff surrounding Killduff United Methodist Church as people wait to be served the church’s annual Thanksgiving meal drive-through style on Saturday, Nov. 7.   Thanksgiving is a time for remembering and celebrating blessings. The annual Thanksgiving supper served by the congregation of the Killduff United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 7, is...
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Lynnville-Sully School Board votes to pursue full-time superintendent position

The Lynnville-Sully School District Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the search for a full-time superintendent for the 2020-21 school year with assistance from Grundmeyer Leader Search at the Thursday, Nov. 5, special board meeting. The Nov. 5 school board meeting was prompted by discussion at the Oct. 20 regular school board meeting, which revolved...
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