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Making memories, making goodies for Hull Farmers’ Market

SELLING AT THE HULL FARMERS MARKET Pictured are Makenna Kleinwolterink (left) and Kennedy Beukelman (right) as they sell their power ball goodies and homemade cards at the Hull Farmers’ Market Thursday, June 13. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson). Shane D. Johnson | Editor...

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Reflecting on 100 years of Oak Grove State Park

REFLECTING ON 100 YEARS OF OAK GROVE STATE PARK Pictured is Sioux County Conservation naturalist Sunday Ford who spoke on what 100 years of having Oak Grove State Park in Sioux County means to her. “The 100-year celebration is significant to me because of the unique...

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Hull Kiwanis Club tours D&K Doors

TOURING D&K DOORS Pictured is D&K Doors co-owner Kyle LeLoux giving a tour to the Hull Kiwanis Club of the newly-built D&K Doors showroom Thursday, June 13. The tour included the many office areas for D&K Doors employees as well as the staging and...

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Zoomobile visits Hull Library

Katy from the Great Plains Zoo introduced Cashew, a domestic rat, to the children. After the presentation, students got to pet Lucky, the red-footed tortoise. Joslyn Bruce of Hull takes her turn petting Lucky and talking to Katy. Julie Bosma | Editorial Assistant More...

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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 June 11, 2024June is well under way and a lot of the corn post-spraying has been done by now. Since I planted beans first,...

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Iowa State University dean’s list

Student News AMES – More than 10,600 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2024 dean’s list. Students named to the list must earn a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00...

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Guidelines for free, reduced-price school lunches

The Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services, has finalized its policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special...

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Sparkler Safety

Sparklers burn at about1,800 Degreesaccording to the American Pyrotechnics Association Sparklers account for25% of Emergency Room Visitsthat are related to fireworks injuriesaccording tot he National Fire Protection Association Follow these tips from the American...

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Leave Pyrotechnics to the Pros

12,000 Serious Injuries18,500 FiresCaused by Fireworks in a YearAccording to the National Safety Council If consumer fireworks are available for legal purchase where you live, be sure to follow these tips from the National Safety Council if you choose to use them:...

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Know when to light the fireworks

In Iowa, state law permits the discharge of fireworks from June 1 through July 8 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. On July 4 and the Saturday/Sunday immediately before or after July 4, the discharge time is extended to 11 p.m.However, city officials in each...

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Focusing on the sweet things in life

SAVORING THE SWEET STUFF Pictured is Tony Jungers showing his honeybee hives located at his home in Boyden. Jungers began a passion for honeybee keeping during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and has since formed “Rob-beeing the Hive” which offers honey, candles and lip...

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June 4 primary election provides answers

Shane D. Johnson | Editor The Tuesday, June 4, primary election saw 4,247 ballots cast of the 23,479 registered voters, according to the Sioux County Auditor’s unofficial election results. The distribution of the 4,247 ballots was 4,135 Republican Party ballots, 97 of...

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Delivering wheelchairs in Mexico

DELIVERING WHEELCHAIRS IN LAPAZ Pictured is Hull resident Ron Boote (right) with Gayle Edwards of Mobilize Mankind (left) working with a Lapaz, Mexico youth who is receiving a wheelchair through the partnership of Hope Haven and Mobilize Mankind ministries....

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Outdoor Skills Day at Sandy Hollow

A total of 192 kids, 34 volunteers and 33 chaperones attended the annual Outdoor Skills Day at Sandy Hollow Thursday, June 6. The kids try their hand at shooting the compound bows under Sunday Ford’s supervision during the annual Outdoor Skills Day at Sandy Hollow...

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Oak Grove Park 100-year anniversary celebration

KIDS’ CLUB BOARD Front row (left to right): Harriet Green (kitchen coordinator), Sylvia Eekhoff (co-director) and Elaine Boogerd (co-director). Back row (left to right): Julie Kreun (co-president), Ruth Moss (co-president) and Sherry De Wit (vice-president)....

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Jan and Dina Victoria, Early Citizens of Hull

Dina and Jan Victoria came to the United States from the Netherlands in 1890. (Photo/Hull Museum) Jan Victoria was forced to quit farming due to his health. He had a farm sale Dec. 19, 1911. (Photo/Hull Museum) Jan and Dina Victoria are both buried in Hope Cemetery....

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More Than Pizza Pie

Pizza has become a popular food option for many — not only in the United States but also around the world. This has led to many different restaurants and chefs taking on the task of determining what makes the best pizza. Do we have minimal toppings or completely...

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Letter to the editor

To the editor,I am a long-time resident of Des Moines and a member of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. I’m very concerned about our water supply and water allocation process. This process needs to balance the needs of all water users in this state, not just...

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Adult Golf Tournament Results

Taylor Miedema and Kyle Baartman were the overall winners of the annual Hull Kiwanis Club Adult Golf Tournament Wednesday, June 5, at Rolling Hills Country Club. Twenty teams of two golfers each played in the event. Thank you to all the business and individual...

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