In cahoots with education

In cahoots with education

WELCOMED TO NEW HOMEA barred owl named Kahoot is now in its new home on public display at Sioux County Conservation's Oak Grove Park where Sunday Ford, naturalist, left, says she will be used for education. Spencer Gort, center, and his daughter, Mataya, visited the raptor which Spencer rescued after finding it injured near their home near Doon....

Trinity Christian Robotics bzBots

Trinity Christian Robotics bzBots

TRINTY CHRISTIAN BZBOTS MOVE ON TO SUPER QUALIFIERS COMPETITiON FEB. 4Pictured are the Trinity Christian High School bzBots robotics team who will move onto the Feb. 4...

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Obituaries

Dorothy Van Voorst

94Carmel, IowaJanuary 15, 2023Dorothy Van Voorst, 94, of Carmel, Iowa, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at The Views Senior Living of Marion, Iowa.Funeral service was Friday, Jan. 20, at Carmel Reformed Church, rural Rock Valley, Iowa, with interment in the church...

James VerMeer

81Boyden, IowaJanuary 11, 2023James VerMeer, 81, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at his home.Services will be at a later date.James Albertus “Murph” was born Oct. 15, 1941, near Hull, Iowa, son of Gerrit and Jeanette (Mulder) VerMeer. He grew up...

Galen De Jong

71 Hull, Iowa January 1, 2023 Galen De Jong, 71, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at his home. A celebration of life will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Rolling Hills Country Club, Hull.  Galen Dean was born July 20, 1951, in Hull, son of...

Irene Rohde

81 Boyden, Iowa December 29, 2022 Irene Rohde, 81, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Hegg Memorial Healthcare Center, Rock Valley, Iowa.  Funeral service was Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden, with interment in...

Percy Meyer

54 George, Iowa December 23, 2022 Percy Meyer, 54, of George, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at his home. Private family graveside inurnment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Boyden, Iowa, at a later date. Percy Leon Meyer was born...

Aletha Oldenkamp

98 Sheldon, Iowa December 19, 2022 Aletha Oldenkamp, 98, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.  Funeral service was Tuesday, Dec. 27, at First Reformed Church, Sheldon, interment in East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon....

James Koldenhoven

90 Sioux Center, Iowa December 14, 2022 James Koldenhoven, 90, of Sioux Center, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at Crown Pointe Estates in Sioux Center. Memorial service was Monday, Dec. 19, at First Christian Reformed Church, Sioux Center, with...

Betty Smit

92 Orange City, Iowa December 10, 2022 Betty Smit, 92, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at Orange City Area Health System. Funeral service was Wednesday, Dec. 14, at First Reformed Church, Orange City, with interment in West Lawn Cemetery,...

Sports

Ruckus Unity Christian crowd plays a factor

Breya Van Kley of Western Christian knocks the ball away from a Spencer shooter in the post during girls’ basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Wolfpack fell to the Tigers 64-47. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Western Christian Wolfpack gets down 22-5 to start the game and never...

Second-half adjustments pay off

Hunter Hofland drives into the post for a reverse layup during boys’ basketball versus Spencer Friday, Jan. 20. The Wolfpack defeated the Tigers 70-39. (Photo/Nathan Broek) After Unity Christian takes the lead into the halftime locker room, Western Christian claws...

Fatigue plays factor in 79-31 defeat

Eli Klein of Trinity Christian pushes the ball up the court during a War Eagle Conference boys’ basketball game versus MMC-RU Jan. 10. The Tigers played at Harris-Lake Park Monday, Jan. 16, when Klein was one of two players to score 11 points, but Trinity Christian...

Tight ballgame goes Tigers’ way

Karyn Uittenbogaard of Trinity Christian looks up at an MMC-RU defender during a War Eagle Conference girls’ basketball game Jan. 10. The Tigers played Harris-Lake Park Monday, Jan. 16, when Uittenbogaard scored 16 points and aided her team to a 49-42 win....

Giveaways stall Comets’ first-quarter momentum

Eric Nilles (right in photo) of Boyden-Hull works on defense to stay in front of a George-Little Rock offensive player with Rilan Tiedeman (No. 35) looking to provide help during Siouxland Conference boys' basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Comets defeated the Mustangs...

MOC-Floyd Valley proves to be hard to stop on offense

Avery Noble of Boyden-Hull ties up a George-Little Rock player on defense during Siouxland Conference girls’ basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Comets fell to the Mustangs 48-35. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Boyden-Hull, on the other hand, struggles to put the ball in the basket...