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Iowans may fish free June 6-8

Iowa residents may fish without a license on June 6, 7, and 8 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources free fishing weekend. Free fishing weekend allows Iowans an opportunity to try fishing without purchasing a license. All other regulations remain in place. Free fishing weekend is scheduled during what is traditionally the time...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers – 6/5/14

I’ve spent a lot of time on Facebook sending insane text messages. I have a very reasonable flip phone that I use to shoot messages and texts. My daughter informed me that my phone was not cool. I told her, all I want is a phone that will send out messages and receive them. She hounded me...
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Lynnville-Sully School honor roll announced

The honor roll for the fourth quarter and the second semester at Lynnville-Sully School has been announced. Fourth Quarter A Honor Roll (*denotes 4.0 GPA) Sixth grade: Natalie Arment, Jacob De Hoedt, *Maren Egging, Kaleah Ehresman, Zane Fraker, Abigail Gruver, Kenzi Lanser, *Mallory Loftus, *Jacob Morningstar, *Kennedy Roland, *Emily Rozendaal, *Janelle Rozendaal, *Bret Stravers, *Ashton Thompson, Bailey Vasseau,...
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Danish girl heads home with nine months of memories, learned life lessons

Nine months ago, Marlo and Ruth Jansen were practically strangers to Line Rossen Ascanius. Now, the Jansens are a second family to 16-year-old Line, a foreign exchange student from Denmark. Line (pronounced Lee-nuh) has spent the school year living with the Jansens in their home on the edge of Sully. And in that time, one of...
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Finnish student learns more about himself through exchange experience

When Lauri “Fin” Ryyppoe was on the other side of his foreign exchange student experience last summer, he was told that the year ahead would be “life-altering.” After living in the United States for about nine months, Fin can’t help but agree with that statement. “You really grow as a person,” he said. Nicknamed Fin after his...
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Remember When – 6/5/14

35 years ago (1979) Linda Gifford, Jasper County Auditor, announced that the Board of Supervisors placed the proposed county zoning maps around the county. Public hearings were to be held on the proposed county zoning plan. The Lynnville-Sully boys baseball team downed Pella Christian 4-0. Jad Van Der Zyl and Kent Baarda each had a triple and...
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