Community

Through the process of adoption

WELCOMING FISHER Pictured are Brian and Rachel Verwolf holding their son Fisher whom they adopted recently. (Photo/Submitted) WELCOME HOME Pictured is the newest addition to the Brian and Rachel Verwolf family, Fisher. Fisher was recently adopted by the Verwolfs after...

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Recognizing passionate community members

Allison Mooy of Trinity Christian High SchoolHull Chamber of Commerce Scholarship recipient Justin Van Schepen of Van’s Power CenterBusiness of the Year Award Lavonne De Jong of Aspen HeightsEmployee of the Year Renae De Boer of Trinity Christian High SchoolHull...

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Hull Casey’s is back in business

SEEING PLANS COME TO FRUITION Pictured is the new and improved Casey’s convenience store which reopened Thursday, Feb. 15. The new facility was built after a Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, fire caused the prior building site to be a complete loss. The new store is...

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Quilting for a cause

Nancy Hoegh and Wanda Willemssen hold up one of the quilts they have ready to sew. Wanda Willemssen, Norene Funk and Donna Dickmann (l to r) lay the quilt out and pin the edges. Julie Bosma | Editorial Assistant There are many talented women in the community who use...

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Kiwanis presents check to Bright Start Daycare and Preschool

EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS Pictured is Bright Start’s Kirsten Niemeyer (left) and Kelsi Van Leeuwen (right) receiving a check from Kiwanis president Brad Vis in the amount of $3,524.78 in support of the newest expansion project of Bright Start Daycare and Preschool....

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Hull Christian School hosts annual Pinewood Derby Races

JUDGING THE PINEWOOD CARS Students of Hull Christian School had the opportunity to make their own pinewood derby cars for the annual races Wednesday, Feb. 14. The cars were judged not only through the outcome of the races but also for best-of-show and most...

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The Common Cards

As someone who has been a sports fan from a very early age, one of the ways I engaged with my fandom as well as the sports community in general was the collecting of trading cards of various sports. It was always exciting to get a new package of cards, to see who you...

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The Foreign Candy Company

The De Yagers ran Foreign Candy out of their home until they ran out of room and built a new building on Highway 18 in June 1980. (Photo/Sioux County Index-Reporter archives) When Foreign Candy was running out of room in their building on Highway 18, they started a...

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FCCLA Boyden-Hull

IN SUPPORT OF FCCLA Pictured is Blake Woelber who supports the awareness of the Boyden-Hull FCCLA chapter by wearing construction-themed apparel during National FCCLA Week Feb. 12-16. (Photo/Submitted) UP FOR A CAUSE Pictured is Lauren Phillips wearing beach-themed...

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What is FCCLA?

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education in public and private schools through grade 12. FCCLA offers intra-curricular resources...

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Zoning changes seen in Hull

Shane D. Johnson |Editor The City of Hull has undertaken some zoning changes for residents, a change that has come to fruition after the last update to zoning ordinances in February 1995. Mayor Arlan Moss commented on the changes made.“Our city staff and council...

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National Guidance Counselor Week recognized at Boyden-Hull

HELPING STUDENTS THRIVEPictured is Emily Miranda, Boyden-Hull Junior/Senior High School’s guidance counselor who has been in the position two years. (Photo/Submitted) THROUGH STRUGGLES AND SUCCESSES Pictured is Abby Vanden Bosch, guidance counselor for Western...

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Folk Song and Dance celebration at Hull Christian

Students dance the Galopede Dance with their parents, grandparents and siblings. Swinging partners in the Galopede Dance. Julie Bosma | Editorial Assistant Third- and fourth-grade students at Hull Christian had their Folk Song and Dance Celebration Tuesday, Feb. 6....

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Western Christian Dance Team Night 2024

The kindergarten through second graders danced to “I Will Survive” at Dance Team Night February 5. The Western Christian dance team performed its hoopla routine on Dance Team Night. Julie Bosma|Editorial Assistant Western Christian had its Dance Team Night Monday,...

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Scrabble

Sandy Westra, Carol Vis, Betty Techen and Betty Bolkema got together Feb. 2 to play Scrabble. Wanda Talsma, Bev Altena, and Darlene Woelber played Scrabble at another table. One of the activities the Hull Public Library sponsors is Scrabble. Usually about six people...

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Science fair at Hull Christian

Cobyn Sandbulte demonstrates his ball launcher at the Hull Christian School Science Fair Friday, Feb. 9. Elliot Blankespoor explains how his potato battery works at the Hull Christian School Science Fair Friday, Feb. 9. Thirty-nine seventh and eighth graders at Hull...

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Craig’s County Comments

Sioux County Board of Supervisors’ report Craig Hoftyzer | Contributor, Sioux County Board of Supervisors, 5th District Supervisor Report for February 6, 2024Due to the constraints of time, this will be an abbreviated version this week. Some of you may have noticed...

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