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SOLD!

SELLING AT AUCTION Pictured is Hull auctioneer Pete Pollema enjoying selling some of his last truckloads of hay at the Rock Valley Hay Auction Thursday, April 4. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) Pete Pollema recognized for years of auctioneering Shane D. Johnson | Editor Hull...

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New showroom for D&K Door

A NEW SHOWROOM TO SHOWCASE QUALITY Pictured are some interior shots of the new showroom located at D&K Door in Hull. The process of installing a new showroom has taken the last six months for owners Kyle LeLoux, Dan Poppema and Scott Lerdal to make it easy for...

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Putting the spotlight on child care

A RIBBON CUTTING FOR HULL CHILD CARE Pictured are members of Bright Start Daycare and Preschool and Hull Chamber of Commerce celebrating a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, April 3, at the newly-expanded child care facility. Following the ribbon cutting, members of...

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Eager to get on the green

PREPARING THE COURSE FOR SPRING GOLFING Pictured is Rolling Hills Country Club greenskeeper Cory Meyer who has been taking care of the Rolling Hills golf course four years in the role. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) Rolling Hills Country Club prepares for 2024 golf season...

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Putting Easter in perspective

Maundy Thursday Shane D. Johnson | Editor Thursday, March 29 was recognized as Maundy Thursday this year to commemorate the beginning of Holy Week in the Christian traditions, leading to the Communion meal and subsequent crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ...

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Celebrating 20 years with TeSlaa Trucking

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS Wade Rosack celebrates 20 years working with Te Slaa Trucking Friday, March 22. Rosack enjoys splitting his time between Te Slaa Trucking and Hope Haven. He has a passion for washing trucks at Te Slaa Trucking, a position he has taken on for 20...

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Young Iowa Cattlemen visit governor’s office

SEEING GOV. REYNOLDS PROCLAIM MAY BEEF MONTH Pictured are Hull locals Merritt Moss (left) and Isla Tiedeman (right) with Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds declaring May as Beef Month. (Photo/Submitted) A VISIT TO THE IOWA CAPTITAL Pictured are John Tiedeman’s children visiting...

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Learning History from reenacting America’s Civil War

ON THE BATTLEFIELD Pictured is Hull Public Library director Matt Hoehamer (left) and his wife Inisha (right) standing on the battlefield of a reenactment of the Civil War by Hoehamer’s group “Army of the Southwest”. He has been participating in Civil War reenactment...

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March 21 more than just another day

ENJOYING LIFE Pictured is Bellamy Egdorf, daughter of Lonnie and Leah Egdorf, enjoying riding her bike. Bellamy was born Sept. 25, 2020, with Down Syndrome and looks forward to March 21 every year to recognize those with Down Syndrome in the local community. March 21...

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Area Honors Performances showcase musical talent on display

HULL CHRISTIAN REPRESENTED WELL AT HONORS PERFORMANCE Hull Christian School eighth graders violinist Maeley De Kam and cellist Ainsley Haveman performed at the Jan. 25 Northwest Iowa Honor Orchestra Festival on the campus of Northwestern College. (Photo/Julie Bosma)...

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2A Champs once more

Western Christian boys’ basketball poses for photos following its dominating defeat of Hudson in the Class 2A state championship game. The Wolfpack captured its 11th state title in program history with the 27-point victory Friday, March 8, in Des Moines. Please see...

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Hull Parks and Rec looks forward in 2024

Shane D. Johnson |Editor Hull Parks and Recreation director, Blake Eichmann, looks forward to new opportunities afforded to residents of the Hull area as spring-time plans are in motion for his department. One of the biggest changes in 2024 is the introduction of...

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Local library happenings

Putting the emphasis on community and learning Shane D. Johnson |Editor For Boyden Library director Shari Fedders and Hull Library director Matt Hoehammer, each year brings new opportunities for area residents to learn and grow from either the books read from the...

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On Grief and Loss

REMEMBERING AUGGIE Pictured (right to left) is Northwestern College theatre professor Robert Hubbard, his son Auggie Hubbard and his wife April Hubbard. Dr. Robert Hubbard recently published a book in the wake of his son Auggie’s suicide Oct. 23, 2020. The book...

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‘Caught in the Act’ at Otter Valley Country Club

Pictured is the cast of Otter Valley Country Club Dinner Theater’s production of “Caught in the Act.” This production will be presented April 10, 11, 12 and 13 with the meal starting at 5:30 p.m. each night. Front, left to right, Troy Wassenaar, Doug Woelber, Daryl...

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Bright Start announces ribbon-cutting ceremony, open house

Western Christian’s players and staff wrap their arms around one another with their state-qualifying banner, held by Uchan Harberts, front and center. Western defeated Estherville-Lincoln Central 62-55 in a substate final. Read the full story on page 12. (Photo/Sean...

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Taking on challenges and new opportunities through CAPS

ENGAGING THE PUBLICBoyden-Hull student-associates of CAPS are shown presenting to members of the public during their innovation showcase at Northwestern College in Orange City. (Photo/Submitted) TAKING ON THE CHALLENGES OF CAPS INNOVATIONPictured are Boyden-Hull CAPS...

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Putting the spotlight on mental health

PROFESSIONALS ON MENTAL HEALTH Pictured (left to right) are Ashley Tuvera and Tayla Sickleka of All Things New Therapy and Kendra Van Buskirk of the Seasons Center speaking at the movie presentation of “What I Wish My Parents Knew” at Boyden-Hull High School Thursday,...

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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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