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Bright Start announces ribbon-cutting ceremony, open house

Western Christian’s players and staff wrap their arms around one another with their state-qualifying banner, held by Uchan Harberts, front and center. Western defeated Estherville-Lincoln Central 62-55 in a substate final. Read the full story on page 12. (Photo/Sean...

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Through the process of adoption

WELCOMING FISHER Pictured are Brian and Rachel Verwolf holding their son Fisher whom they adopted recently. (Photo/Submitted) WELCOME HOME Pictured is the newest addition to the Brian and Rachel Verwolf family, Fisher. Fisher was recently adopted by the Verwolfs after...

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Recognizing passionate community members

Allison Mooy of Trinity Christian High SchoolHull Chamber of Commerce Scholarship recipient Justin Van Schepen of Van’s Power CenterBusiness of the Year Award Lavonne De Jong of Aspen HeightsEmployee of the Year Renae De Boer of Trinity Christian High SchoolHull...

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Hull Casey’s is back in business

SEEING PLANS COME TO FRUITION Pictured is the new and improved Casey’s convenience store which reopened Thursday, Feb. 15. The new facility was built after a Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, fire caused the prior building site to be a complete loss. The new store is...

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Zoning changes seen in Hull

Shane D. Johnson |Editor The City of Hull has undertaken some zoning changes for residents, a change that has come to fruition after the last update to zoning ordinances in February 1995. Mayor Arlan Moss commented on the changes made.“Our city staff and council...

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National Guidance Counselor Week recognized at Boyden-Hull

HELPING STUDENTS THRIVEPictured is Emily Miranda, Boyden-Hull Junior/Senior High School’s guidance counselor who has been in the position two years. (Photo/Submitted) THROUGH STRUGGLES AND SUCCESSES Pictured is Abby Vanden Bosch, guidance counselor for Western...

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A Show of Talent on display at Western Christian

FOR ALL TO SEEPictured is the work of Western Christian’s welding class that has come to fruition in the form of a Wolfpack sculpture created in connection with Demco of Boyden. The students were led by Demco’s Cody Cammann and Jason Kraai. (Photo/Submitted) "Perhaps...

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Helping heal after tragedy

BLUEJAY STRONG AND COMET STRONGPictured are two of the many bookmarks made by Boyden-Hull Elementary students in support of Perry Community School District in Perry, Iowa, after a Jan. 4 school shooting that killed sixth-grader Ahmir Jolliff and Perry High School...

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Beyond the choir

Shane D. Johnson |Editor The Morningside Choir in Sioux City was recently awarded The American Prize in Choral Performance of which former Boyden-Hull students, Anna Godtland and Caleb Sutton, were part of. The meaning of being in the Morningside Choir as it is...

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Blood: A way for you to make a difference in your community

Local blood drive to be held in Boyden and Hull Blood is an essential fluid of the body that can not be created in a lab. “Every two seconds a hospital patient is in need of a blood transfusion,” states public relations and marketing director, Shay Willis for...

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‘No Body Like Jimmy’

The dinner theatre production of “No Body Like Jimmy” will be presented Feb. 8-10 at Rolling Hills Country Club. Cast members include front row from left: Becka Harman, Max Klarenbeek, Orlin Oostra, Marsha Smit, Deb Woelber. Back row: Marty Kiers, Brenda Westra, Emily...

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Brunsting gives presentation on Perkins

Chuck Brunsting gave a presentation about Perkins Jan. 22 and included several pictures of the buildings that existed there in the past. (Photo/Julie Bosma) Chuck Brunsting gave a presentation on the history of Perkins Monday, Jan. 22, to a crowd of 65 children and...

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Making your voice heard

REPRESENTATIVE RANDY FEENSTRARepresentative Randy Feenstra of Iowa’s fourth congressional district spoke to caucus-goers during the Iowa caucus event at the Hull Community Building Monday, Jan. 15. (Photo/Julie Bosma) REPRESENTATIVE SKYLER WHEELERIowa House...

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Putting a stop to human trafficking

Free documentary to be shown at Western Christian Shane D. Johnson |Staff Writer On Wednesday, Jan. 24, members of the public are invited to attend the showing of the documentary “Gridshock” which focusses on the reality of human trafficking. The documentary will...

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Boyden home destroyed by fire

BOYDEN HOUSE FIRE On Tuesday, Jan. 16, a house fire broke out around 9 p.m. at 803 Webb St. in Boyden. The Boyden Fire Department and Boyden Ambulance arrived on scene and were also assisted by Sioux County Emergency Management, American Red Cross, Iowa State Patrol...

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Hair On Hickory welcomes cosmetic nurse, Cindy Kiel

CINDY KIEL WELCOMED TO HAIR ON HICKORYPictured is cosmetic nurse Cindy Kiel who will bring her talents to the staffing of Hair On Hickory through offering customers Botox and Xeomin, dermal fillers, micro-needling, PDO smooth threads, Sofwave and vitamin injections....

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Looking ahead to conservation events in 2024

""We are blessed to have community speakers with a wealth of knowledge agree to share their gifts and talents locally, and in partnership with the Sioux County Conservation Board." - Sunday Ford, Sioux County Naturalist Shane D. Johnson |Editor The team at Sioux...

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Preparing for harsh weather

Shane D. Johnson |Editor During inclement weather, it is imperative to be prepared for any emergency situation when traveling. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office perhaps knows how best to prepare for weather emergencies and what steps Sioux County residents can take to...

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Former president Donald Trump has rally in Sioux Center

TRUMP TAKES TO THE STAGE On Jan. 5, former President Donald Trump took to a stage in Sioux Center at the Terrace View Event Center as he held a commit-to-caucus rally. Trump spoke to a packed crowd of many of his supporters. (Photo/Submitted) IOWA SENATOR KEVIN ALONS...

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