More funds pour in to solve ‘daycare desert’ problem

More funds pour in to solve ‘daycare desert’ problem

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer CITY OF HULL AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MAKE DONATION TO CHILDCARE IN HULLOn Thursday, July 28, members of the City of Hull and Hull Industrial Development Corporation presented a check for $250,000 in a show of support for childcare progress in Hull in the fundraising efforts of Bright Start Daycare and Preschool’s...

Author Jen Porter presents to Hull Library

Author Jen Porter presents to Hull Library

Shane D. Johnson| Staff Writer JEN PORTER PRESENTS TO HULL PUBLIC LIBRARYJen Porter, author of the book “The Frozen” presented to audience members at the Hull Public Library...

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Obituaries

Klothilde Van Dyk

69 Boyden, Iowa July 18, 2022 Klothilde “Musch” Van Dyk, 69, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Funeral service was Saturday, July 23, at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden, Iow with...

Edward Scholten

97 Sioux Center, Iowa July 15, 2022 Edward Scholten, 97, of Sioux Center, Iowa, passed away Friday, July 15, 2022, at Crown Pointe Estates in Sioux Center. Memorial service was Friday, July 22, at First Christian Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa, with interment in Hope...

Anna Tiedeman

88 Hull, Iowa July 14, 2022 Anna Tiedeman, 88, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Riverview Ridge Assisted Living in Rock Valley, Iowa. Funeral service was Tuesday, July 26, at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, Iowa, with interment in St. Paul...

Kathlyn Beek

77 Boyden, Iowa July 4, 2022 Kathlyn “Kathy” Eleano Beek, 77, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 4, 2022, at Sanford Sheldon Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.  Funeral service was Friday, July 8, at Boyden First Reformed Church with interment in Sheridan...

Cornelia Schelling

86 Sioux Center, Iowa July 5, 2022 Cornelia (den Hoed) Schelling, 86, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Crown Pointe Care Center in Sioux Center. Funeral service was Friday, July 8, 2022, at Netherlands Reformed Church, Sioux Center, with...

Harriet Van Leeuwen-Hoekstra

87 Hull, Iowa July 5, 2022 Harriet Van Leeuwen-Hoekstra, 87, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Crown Pointe Estates in Sioux Center, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be Friday, July 15, from 5-7 p.m. at Hull Protestant Reformed Church,...

Betty Rikkers

90 Sioux Center, Iowa July 8, 2022 Betty Rikkers, 90, of Sioux Center, Iowa died Friday, July 8, 2022, at Crown Pointe Care Center in Sioux Center. Funeral service was Monday, July 11, at Memorial Funeral Home, Sioux Center, with interment in Hope Cemetery, Hull,...

Randall Van Engen

62 Rock Valley, Iowa June 18, 2022 Randall Jay Van Engen, 62, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Saturday, June 18, 2022, at his home.  Funeral service was Saturday, June 25, at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley, with interment in Valley View Cemetery, Rock...

Sports

Three Tigers named as all-conference players

war eagle all-conference softball Trinity Christian highlighted by first-team honoree Keahna Heynen Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Keahna Heynen Three Trinity Christian players were selected to the War Eagle all-conference softball team as announced Friday, July 22,...

Ty Van Essen receives all-district honors

ibca all-district baseball honors Western Christian player picked for the second team as a utility player Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Ty Van Essen was named as an all-district player as released by the Iowa Baseball Coaches’ Association Thursday, July 21. The Western...

Former Wolfpack nominated for postseason honor

naia national award honors Veerbeek named as a nominee to receive Dr. LeRoy Walker Champion of Character Award Nathan Broek | Sports Editor The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its...

Former Comet named an All-American Scholar

wgca all-american scholar honors Lydia Grond had a GPA of at least 3.50, one of 1,485 women athletes to do so Nathan Broek | Sports Editor A former Boyden-Hull girls’ golfer has been named as a Women’s Golf Coaches’ Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Athlete as...

Five Nighthawks selected as all-conference

siouxland all-conference softball Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley highlighted by unanimous first pick Jewel Bergstrom as well as first-team selections Marissa Pottebaum and Avery Noble Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Ellie Woelber was one of five Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley players...