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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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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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Memeories of a Lifetime

MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME Pictured is Sioux County Sheriff Jamie Van Voorst (left) presenting school resource officer Waylon Pollema (right) with his Gen 5 Glock 17 service weapon, engraved with a star and his badge number during a retirement celebration for Pollema at...

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Pollinators on Sioux County Roadways

Shane D. Johnson |Editor Iowa Farm Bureau members Ben Witte and Ron Rynders share a passion for beekeeping as well as a passion for ecological practices such as introducing pollinators to roadside ditches through the Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program....

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Comets claim championship

The BH boys' golf team pictured from left to right: Trey Van Roekel, Jackson Keizer, Carter Kleinwolterink, Dawson Leusink, Reece Koele and Jeremy Maassen. See pages 8-9 for the full story. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Boyden-Hull boys' golf team members laughs at a speech...

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Brokkr’s Forge: Where craftsmanship meets uniqueness

TECH AND ARTISTRY ON DISPLAY Pictured is Nathan Van’t Hul, owner of Brokkr’s Forge which began in January 2024. Brokkr’s Forge makes 3D printed movie props as well as practical items such as coasters and succulent planters. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) BROKKR’S FORGE...

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Progress is being made on Farm Bill legislation

Shane D. Johnson |Editor Congressman Randy Feenstra, Iowa’s Fourth District Representative, spoke on the importance of the Farm Bill as it passes through the legislative process.“The Farm Bill is a vital investment in our producers, our economy and lowa agriculture....

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Selling records as a West Point Cadet

TAKING ON THE COMPETITION Pictured is Hull native and West Point Cadet Kohen Rankin as he takes on competition at the NCAA meet. (Photo/Laurent Migault, Submitted) Shane D. Johnson | Editor The love of competitive swimming is evident in the performance of second-year...

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A time to reflect

Boyden-Hull Class of 2024 graduation ceremony set Shane D. Johnson | Editor The Boyden-Hull commencement ceremony will see graduates honored in the Boyden-Hull Junior/Senior School gymnasium Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. The Boyden-Hull Class of 2024’s motto is from...

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Celebrating 20 years in business

IN BUSINESS 20 YEARS Pictured (left to right) are Jan and Bart Zandstra standing in their retail shop May 4 in celebration of 20 years in business as Zandstra Family Greenhouse. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) HAVING FUN AT ZANDSTRA FAMILY GREENHOUSE Pictured is Lauren Van...

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Trinity Christian graduation will be Monday, May 13

Shane D. Johnson |Editor The Trinity Christian class of 2024 will include 16 seniors who will walk the stage to receive their diplomas Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. Class colors are green and white this year. The class motto is from Proverbs 3:5-6 which states “Trust in...

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