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Lessons learned as royalty

Posted August 20, 2019 at 4:46 pm


Each year, a young woman is chosen from each town in Lyon County to represent their town throughout the summer at celebrations and other events in the area. They then have the opportunity to be selected as Miss Lyon County and move on to the Iowa State Fair Queen competition. This year, Miss Larchwood, Isabelle Warner was chosen as Lyon County Queen. This exciting accomplishment took her to Des Moines to compete in the state fair pageant.

Find the full article in this week’s West Lyon Herald.


    Celebrating all things Lester


    The Village of Lester held their annual Lester Days celebration over the weekend. Breakfast was served in the morning to start off the day followed by a color run and walk.

    Kids and families enjoyed the Lester Days parade and youngsters scurried to collected

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    Steve and Cheryl Dick Family

    Posted August 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    Since Heinrich and Helena Schultz purchased the land from the railroad in 1875, the Dick farm has been family-owned and operated. Before what is now known as KBQ, Steve Dick’s late

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    Restoring life to old pillows

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:55 pm


    For several years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored a pillow-cleaning event in Larchwood. Kraft Pillow Service from Kingsley, Iowa, makes arrangements to come to

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    Supporting the hometown team

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:41 pm


    Supporting a small-town amateur baseball team can sometimes be a struggle, but for the town of Larchwood sustaining the Larchwood

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    Pretty in pink

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:40 pm


    For Ed and Linda Van Der Brink of Alvord, the garden in their back yard has been a labor of

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