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Agoro Carbon Alliance agronomist talks row crop tour

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer Clay Craighton, an Agoro carbon cropping agronomist, is working toward highlighting the benefits of Agoro Carbon Alliance and his most recent row crop tour.  During the row crop tour, Craighton is advancing his goals of trying to...

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Dust storm rolls through Hull and Boyden

Shane D. Johnson |Staff Writer THE VIEW NEAR AGROPUR CHEESE PLANTPictured is the scene of a dust storm looming west of Agropur in Hull, bringing high winds and a rainstorm.  The storm led many residents to take to their basements to wait out the storm and protect...

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Western Christian High School spring concert

Julie Bosma | Office Manager The string orchestra was accompanied by percussionists Dylan Petitt, Kyra Visser and JD Petitt during the performance of “Fiddler’s Stew,” one of the selections presented during the Western Christian High School spring concert Thursday,...

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Trinity Christian High performs spring program

Julie Bosma | Office Manager Laura Kuiper directed the combined choirs of Trinity Christian High School at their program Monday, May 9. The Trinity Christian High School Band and Choir performed their spring program Monday, May 9. The evening began with a piano solo...

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Building blocks

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer BUILDING FOR THE PRESENT, PLANNING FOR THE FUTUREBoyden-Hull seventh graders Eloise De Wit, Sophie Moeller, Brooklyn Koele and Rhiannan Van Beek took part in Build Iowa’s Future Design Challenge where they received first place for their...

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New look tells story of The Bargain Alley

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer NEW LOOK, SAME GREAT THRIFTWestern Christian’s The Bargain Alley recently gained a new storefront insignia.  The new logo is part of rebranding efforts put forth by The Bargain Alley leadership team of Western Christian High School....

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Special Kid at Kids Club

Special Kid at Kids Club Julie Bosma | Office Manager REG LEG IS A HITLeft: Galen Breuer introduces Red Leg the baby goat to these youngsters at Kids Club Tuesday, May 3. (Photo/Julie Bosma)  A special visitor joined the children at Kids Club in Hull Tuesday, May 3....

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Area schools prepare for commencement day

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer Dana De boerTrinity Christian Trinity Christian High School Trinity Christian’s commencement will take place Monday, May 16, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Christian High School gymnasium.  The Trinity Christian class of 2022...

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Goods growing for Hull farmers market

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer With June just around the corner, vendors are preparing once again for the annual Hull Chamber farmers market.   This year the event will take place every Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. beginning June 7 and running until Sept. 27. ...

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Hull Memorial Day Services

Hull Memorial Day Services Julie Bosma | Office Manager Hull Memorial Day Services Monday, May 30, will be at 8:30 a.m. at the Catholic Cemetery, 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, and 10:30 a.m. at Hope Cemetery. Larry Hoekstra of Hull will be the speaker at...

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C Anna’s Things Springfest a success

C Anna’s Things Springfest a success Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer CLASSY CLOSET SHOWS OFF NEW ADDITIONS FOR the CLOSETClassy Closet of Hull, owned by Britni Bakker, had a stand during Springfest 2022 Saturday, May 7 in Hull.  Classy Closet’s motto is “Adding class...

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Sharing a passion for all things sport

City of Hull welcomes new parks and recreation director Sharing a passion for all things sports Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer Blake Eichmann joined the City of Hull as its newest parks and recreation director Monday, April 25.  Eichmann comes with a sports...

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Boyden-Hull Community School District honors 2022 retirees

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer A NIGHT TO REMEMBERFormer Boyden-Hull superintendent, Craig Anderson, stands with 2022 retirees Rob Van’t Land, Bill Francis, Daryl Egdorf and Julie Anderson who were all hired by Anderson during his tenure from 1976-1999.  (Photo/Shane...

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Boyden buildings ruined by February fire, April high winds

Shane D. Johnson | Staff Writer Dan and Carla Hulstein had plans to build their future home along property south of Highway 18 in Boyden. They purchased the property in June 2020 and started planning the layout of the home and even went so far as to purchasing...

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Time for tea

Hull Historical Society hosts high tea event FANCY DRESSES, FANCY HATS Those who helped during the Hull Historical Society’s high tea event are as follows: Front row left to right: Virginia Bylsma, Virginia Linneman, Jeanne Visser, Lynne Hoehammer, Cindy Smith, Sandy...

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Boyden-Hull attends solo/ensemble and honor contests

High School Band Students Earn Performance Ratings Pictured are Boyden-Hull High School band students who participated in the IHSMA Solo/Ensemble Contest April 2: Thayden Fisher and Piper Ross.  Not pictured are participants Kohen Rankin and Josey Nelson....

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