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Head2Toe Hair & Day Spa a ‘dream come true’ for Solderblom

By LeAnn Hjelmeland When Becky Solderblom was young, she dreamed of being a hair stylist and massage therapist. “I always played with hair, messed with hair,” she said. Her Reasnor neighbor, Jan Smith, did hair and even showed the young Solderblom how to cut hair. More than 25 years later, Solderblom’s childhood dream is coming a reality. She recently...
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Agricultural Insights – By Marshall Hay

With colder-than-normal tem-peratures bombarding the Heartland, a new term such as Polar Vortex fills the media. However, one new concept has recently come about that is unwelcome by all: Propane shortage. Due to a multitude of reasons, propane supplies are at record lows and extreme shortages are to be experienced across the Heartland. Propane is a...
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Business Appreciation Night reservations due Friday

The third annual Business Appreciation Night will be held at the L-S basketball game on Friday, Feb. 7. Area businesses have been sent a letter invitation and reservations are due Jan. 31 by contacting Shane Ehresman at 594-4445 or email ehresman@lshawks.com, or return the form in the letter per the instructions enclosed. Businesses will be...
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KCCI TV gives $500 to Sully Christian School library

Marcus McIntosh of KCCI reads to the SCS students after awarding the school’s library $500. KCCI TV’s Marcus McIntosh and a representative from EMC Insurance surprised the students of Sully Christian School on Tuesday, Jan. 28, with a $500 check to go towards the school’s library as part of the popular Read With Me program. One winner out of...
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Names of injured released in truck wash incident

The names of the Newton Correctional Release Center inmates injured while working at Sully Truck Wash on Tuesday, Jan. 21, have been released. Willie Mercer, 26, held for a Warren County sentence, was pronounced dead at the scene. Justin Hurdel, 36, held for a Webster County sentence, was taken by ambulance to Skiff Medical Center...
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One dies, two hospitalized in Truck Wash incident

Three employees of the Sully Truck Wash, located at 10683 Hwy. F62 just west of Sully, were overcome by fumes and passed out inside the tank trailer they were cleaning, according to a release by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office who received the 911 call at 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Due to the...
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Short agenda for Lynnville-Sully School Board Monday

The Lynnville-Sully Board of Education met in the high school library on Monday, Jan. 20. Guests included Shelley Vander Molen, Rita Maston, Deb Merrill, Chris Copland, and Faye Brand. President John Terpstra called the meeting to order. It was motioned and carried to amend the agenda to include the approval of soliciting bids for a...
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