• What’s Happening

    Nighthawks make it three berths to Fort Dodge

    BOYDEN-The second-ranked Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley softball team found itself in an early 2-0 hole, but the Nighthawks never said die and used a six-run sixth inning rally to punch their third-straight state tournament ticket in a 6-2 win over 11th-ranked Spirit Lake in Class 3A Region 2 tournament final action Monday, July 10.

    Tigers end the season in a 9-3 defeat to LeMars Gehlen

    HAWARDEN-Trinity Christian knew the task would be a difficult one Tuesday, July 11 against LeMars Gehlen Catholic and the Tigers were defeated 9-3 in Class 1A District 1 tournament play in Hawarden, but Trinity Christian felt it gave all the effort it could give.

    Nighthawks edge LeMars on senior night

    Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley baseball Nighthawks edge LeMars on senior night Zach Noble and Mitchell Diekevers split time on the mound, while Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley offense comes up with timely hits Nathan Broek |

  • Tigers come up short with the bats in 4-2 defeat

    June 14th, 2017
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    LEMARS-Four runs allowed in the third inning proved to be the difference as the Trinity Christian baseball team fell 4-2 to LeMars Gehlen Catholic in LeMars for War Eagle Conference baseball Monday, June 5.


    Wolfpack rally falls short in another overtime game

    June 14th, 2017
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    DENISON-The Western Christian girls’ soccer team found itself down 2-0 at the end of the first half to top-seeded Gilbert in the Class 1A Region 3 final in Denison Monday, June 5.


    Wolfpack’s lack of effort leads to a 9-6 defeat

    June 14th, 2017
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    HULL-Western Christian was without a few key players due to the Class 1A Region 3 soccer tournament in Denison and that fact alone may have caused a 9-6 defeat to Storm Lake in Lakes Conference softball Monday, June 5, but coach Mike De Jong was still puzzled by the defeat.


    Nighthawks sneak past the Pioneers 2-1

    June 14th, 2017
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    ROCK VALLEY-After trailing 1-0 after the first inning, the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley defense and pitching staff held strong to allow its offense to score twice in the sixth and escape with a 2-1 Siouxland Conference baseball victory over Okoboji Monday, June 5.


    Nighthawks use the long ball to down Pioneers in three

    June 14th, 2017
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    Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley softball Nighthawks use the long ball to down Pioneers in three Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley tallies 13 runs in the second inning, aided by three home runs Nathan Broek | Sports


  • Marie Postma

    June 14th, 2017
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    Marie Postma 87 Rock Rapids, Iowa June 8, 2017 Marie Postma, 87, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Rock Rapids Health Centre.


    Nilda Ver Meer

    June 14th, 2017
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    Nilda Ver Meer 75 Charles City, Iowa June 4, 2017 Nilda Ver Meer, 75, of Charles City, Iowa, died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason


    Excitement builds as Boyden readies for Bash

    June 14th, 2017
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    Boyden Bash returns to the community’s calendar with a variety of events scheduled for June 23-25.


    Boyden Library kicks off summer reading program

    June 14th, 2017
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    On Tuesday, June 6, the “Build a Better World” summer reading program was kicked off at Boyden Public Library.


    Babysitting basics taught to local students

    June 14th, 2017
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    On Monday, June 5, a babysitting basics clinic was offered to local youth from Boyden-Hull Community School, Hull Christian, Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School, Heritage Reformed Christian School, Rock Valley Community School, Rock Valley Christian and Netherlands Reformed Christian School.