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Honeyhomb Market

CUTTING A RIBBON FOR NEW BUSINESS OFFERINGSPictured is Jordan Van Schepen of Hull’s newest business, Honeyhomb Market, cutting the Hull Chamber of Commerce ribbon during a ceremony Thursday, Sept. 28. The event was well-attended with both Hull city staff, Chamber of...

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Casey’s begins to rebuild after fire

A NEW CASEY’S STOREFRONT BEGINS TO SEE PROGRESSWorkers are shown getting the groundwork accomplished on the site of the new Casey’s convenience store located at 612 Division St. The progress comes after more than a year of Hull not having a Casey’s due to a Sept. 28,...

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Having fun knitting with Koni

HAVING FUN LEARNING A SKILLKoni Leusink is shown helping her students learn how to knit and become proficient at the art of knitting. Leusink has taught her students how to knit at the Hull Public Library in three different sessions. The photo was taken at the second...

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Blast from the past

Julie Van Oort bought the former bakery and plumbing building and opened her store, “Fearfully & Wonderfully Made” in 2018. (Photo/Submitted) From Purity Bakery to R&L Plumbing to Fearfully & Wonderfully Made Julie Bosma | Editorial Assistant • In June...

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Boyden-Hull School District celebrates homecoming week

Boyden-Hull Homecoming CourtFront Row (Left to Right): Jaiden Cannegieter, Haley Crawford, Monika Van Schepen, Eric Nilles, Savanna Nilles, Aubrey Marra. Back Row (Left to Right): Nathan Van Otterloo, Taiten Den Besten, Trey Van Roekel, Blake Moser. Homecoming Court...

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A flight to remember

A FLIGHT FULL OF MEMORIESPictured is Marine Capt. Chris Vande Weerd customizing his CH-53K helicopter in support of the Iowa Hawkeyes before a flyover ceremony. He had the opportunity to lead with three other Marines before the Iowa Hawkeye vs. Western Michigan game...

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Boyden-Hull celebrates homecoming week

boyden-hull homecoming courtBack Row (Left-Right): Haley Crawford, Blake Moser, Eric Nilles, Nathan Van Otterloo Savanna Nilles; Middle Row (Left-Right): Taiten Den Besten, Aubrey Marra, Trey Van Roekel; Front Row (Left-Right): Jaiden Cannegieter & Monika Van...

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Western Christian FFA brings home two gold medals

TAKING HOME GOLDPictured are Abby Fedders, Ashley Fedders, Meagan Mulder, Shelby Alons, Sophia Pausma, and Ari Van Grootheest who recently competed in milk and dairy quality judging in Manchester, IA. Split into two teams, those pictured took home two gold medals on...

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Blast from the past

Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School in 2023 (Photo/Julie Bosma) Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School Julie Bosma – Editorial Assistant • On June 18, 1973 the Protestant Reformed School Society was formed.• Six acres of land was purchased in August 1974.•...

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Hull Public Library hosts cooking club

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Hull Public Library hosted a cooking club event. Students were led by Lynne Hoehammer for this fun activity. The nearly 20 students who attended were invited to make a dip with vanilla wafers, graham crackers...

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Western Christian Homecoming celebrates school spirit

Western Christian Class RepresentativesSummer Vis, JD Pettit, Maile Vande Hoef, Braden Baccam, Emery Blankespoor, Taeten Kollis, Aidyn Schemper, Caleb Douma, Breya Van Kley, Aiden Ouwinga, Apiyo Harberts, and Miles Baccam. Shane D. Johnson | Staff...

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Helping hands and servant hearts

ENJOYING A TIME WITH FAMILYResidents of Aspen Heights Senior Living and their families had the opportunity Tuesday, Sept. 12 to enjoy a family picnic put on by the staff at Aspen Heights in celebration of National Assisted Living Week. (Photos/Shane D. Johnson) Aspen...

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Helping local children thrive and succeed

Russ Goold elected as Kiwanis Club lieutenant governor of Division 4 HELPING THE HULL COMMUNITY THRIVEPictured is Russ Goold (right) of the Hull Kiwanis Club giving a check to former Hull recreation director Joe Snyder (left) in June 2021. This photo represents...

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A new perspetive in the pulpit

A NEW PASTOR AT AMERICAN REFORMED CHURCHPictured is Hull’s American Reformed Church’s newest pastor, Mark Cercone. Cercone gave his first sermon from the pulpit in his new position Sunday, Sept. 10. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) Mark Cercone is new pastor at American...

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Hull Co-op Service Center: a new way to serve customers

TOURS OF THE HULL CO-OP SERVICE CENTERThose who attended the open house event of the new Hull Co-op Service Center Thursday, Sept. 7, had the opportunity to be given tours of the new site, demonstrating how customers will be served by the qualified staff there....

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