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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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‘George’ visits Boyden-Hull Preschool

Craig, Merritt, and McCoy pose with George in front of school. Merritt and McCoy Moss give a short presentation before going outside with the class to introduce them to George. Boyden-Hull preschoolers are learning all about farm animals, so Merritt and McCoy Moss of...

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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 April 2, 2024The calendar has flipped to April. The official start of spring was March 19. Snow is gone, grass is greening up,...

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Feenstra announces county chairs for re-election campaign

HULL, IOWA — Recently, Rep. Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) announced his campaign has amassed 656 county chairs who have endorsed his re-election campaign for Congress. This represents the largest grassroots coalition of county chairs in Iowa District 4 history.“I’m humbled...

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Chorus will perform Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

The Sioux County Oratorio Chorus, joined by Northwestern College’s A Cappella Choir, will be presenting Mozart’s “Requiem.” Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Holm, and featuring orchestra and professional soloists, the concert will be presented Saturday, April 27, at...

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The Lincoln Hotel

This is the Lincoln Hotel in the early 1900s. (Photo/Hull Iowa Centennial) This dresser from the Lincoln Hotel can be seen at the Hull Museum. (Photo/Julie Bosma) In 1936 when Bert Vander Schaaf bought the Lincoln Hotel, he removed the third story and the wrap-around...

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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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Looking forward to the April 8 eclipse

Shane D. Johnson | Editor The April 8 eclipse will see spectators across North America enjoy a full or partial sighting of the phenomenon. Referred to as the “Great American Eclipse,” April 8 will need spectators to be aware of how they can safely view the...

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Boyden-Hull FFA banquet Tuesday, March 19

REPORTING ON PAST EXPERIENCES Pictured is FFA chapter reporter, Lauren Phillips (far right), who spoke on attending many events throughout the year and what the Boyden-Hull Chapter gleaned in attending the events and becoming a close FFA chapter. (Photo/Shane D....

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Hull Clovers make games for new fairgrounds

The 4-Hers made four cornhole games. Many of the 4-Hers worked on sanding jenga blocks. Hull Clovers and parents posed with their accomplishments for the evening’s work — the 9 Square in the Air, four cornhole games and giant jenga blocks. Julie Bosma | Editorial...

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Easter Egg Hunt in Boyden

Nayomi and Harper Reiser pose with the Easter bunny. Children gather at the shelter house at Centennial Park anxiously waiting for the hunt for the 1,300 eggs that were hidden to begin. Centennial Park in Boyden was full of excited kids Saturday morning, March 30, for...

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Library Club learns about solar eclipses

Sandy Westra helps Ella De Groot make eclipses with Oreos. Lilly De Groot works on her eclipses on the left. Mr. Z helps Emma, Hannah and Noah Kroese make a viewing box. Keaton Stoker tries out the eclipse glasses. Mr. Z helps Olivia Kroese try out the viewing box...

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Heritage Reformed Church

The church at 1204 Third St. was built by the Hull Protestestant Christian Reformed Church in 1925. Later it belonged to the Hull Protestant Reformed Church. . (Photo/Sioux County Index-Reporter archives) Heritage Reformed Church bought the church from the Protestant...

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Boyden-Hull fifth-grade girls place fourth at state

The Boyden-Hull fifth-grade volleyball team poses with their medals after placing fourth in the gold bracket at state AAU. (Photo/Submitted) The Boyden-Hull fifth-grade girls’ volleyball team placed fourth in the gold bracket at state AAU Saturday, March 23. Makenna...

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When one game is bigger than the other 81

If there is no immediate threat to change it, an NBA season is usually 82 games. Ask most coaches, players, former players, former coaches and fans and they would like to say that all 82 games are important. It’s about consistency, about stringing wins together and...

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