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    Albert R. Heemstra

    Heemstra Heemstra 95 Hospers, Iowa August 10, 2017 Albert Heemstra, 95, of Hospers, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Aug.

    Ernest A. Winter

    Ernest A. Winter 84 Boyden, Iowa August 9, 2017 Ernest A. Winter, 84, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Aug.

    William “Zeke” J. Nieuwendorp

    Nieuwendorp Nieuwendorp 70 Hull, Iowa August 7, 2017 William “Zeke” Nieuwendorp, 70, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug.

  • Friedrichsen and Kooima honored

    September 28th, 2016
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    ORANGE CITY-Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley softball head coach Sara Friedrichsen and Western Christian football coach Travis Kooima were recognized by Northwestern College in Orange City with the Red Raider Club coach of the year honors.


    Wolfpack find various success at Sioux Center Invite

    September 28th, 2016
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    SIOUX CENTER-The Western Christian cross-country team had an extra-long break prior to the Sioux Center Invitational Thursday due to inclement weather and that fact played a bit of a factor in the girls’ race, while the boys’ team looks primed to make a midseason push to Fort Dodge.


    Comets and Tigers test themselves at the Sheldon Invitational

    September 28th, 2016
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    SHELDON-The Sheldon cross-country Invitational Tuesday, Sept. 20, gave both Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley and Trinity Christian an opportunity to prove themselves against some of the other top teams in the state.


    Johanna Vermeer

    September 28th, 2016
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    Vermeer Vermeer 85 Sheldon, Iowa September 24, 2016 Johanna Vermeer, 85, of Sheldon, Iowa, formerly of Boyden, passed away Saturday, Sept.


    Cornie De Vos

    September 28th, 2016
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    Cornie De Vos 88 Hull, Iowa September 21, 2016 Cornie De Vos, 88, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Sept.


  • Western opts out of national hot lunch program 

    September 28th, 2016
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    Western Christian High School has opted out of the national hot lunch program this year due to increasing red tape and stifling regulations. With this change, students are offered a cafeteria plan that has more flexibility and choice and eliminates waste because of food previously was required to be served.


    Photo booth makes great add-on business

    September 28th, 2016
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    When Sarah De Jong came up with the idea of adding a photo booth to her current photography business — now known as Photographic Memories and Photo Booth — she had no idea it would be such a big hit!


    2016 Western Christian homecoming celebrated

    September 28th, 2016
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    Students at Western Christian High School experienced a fun-filled week that led up to a homecoming game Friday evening, Sept. 23, against Hinton. Throughout the week, many activities were enjoyed along with several dress-up days.


    Sam Van Ginkel breaks GPAC sack record in loss

    September 21st, 2016
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    SEWARD, NE-Former Western Christian Wolfpack Sam Van Ginkel broke the Great Plains Athletic Conference record for quarterback sack


    Comets fall short to Class 2A sixth-ranked CL Lions

    September 21st, 2016
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    ROCK RAPIDS-Boyden-Hull came into its Siouxland Conference volleyball match against Class 2A sixth-ranked Central Lyon knowing it was going to be a tough match,