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Lester teenager to compete in rodeo finals

Posted July 6, 2015 at 9:11 pm

About to enter her senior year at West Lyon, Katie Klingensmith of Lester is not afraid of a challenge. Her biggest, as of late, is travelling to Rock Springs, Wyoming, to participate in the National High School Finals Rodeo competition that she qualified for recently.

Katie has a history with horses. “I got my first pony when I was 4,” she said. Now, as a 17-year-old in high school, she is taking her love of horses to the next level. Although this is her first time competing at the national level in high school, she isn’t new to it altogether. When Katie was in junior high, she participated in that national competition in New Mexico when she was

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    Lyon County Riverboat Foundation

    welcomes new board members

    New board members were welcomed to the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation during a meeting May 26. New members are Kathi Wilke replacing Julie Miller and Jerry Keizer replacing Gene Schroeder.

    The foundation also established a new and easy way for eligible non-profit organizations to secure a $2,000 grant for a special project. The foundation plans to award up to $100,000 in mini grants this grant cycle.

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    Boyden girls place in gymnastics tournament

    Posted April 15, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Four Boyden girls are dedicated gymnastics participants. They spend the majority of their free time practicing and learning new things. They started out doing gymnastics at Galaxy Gymnastics in Sioux Center around the ages

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    Two peas in a pod

    Posted April 15, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    By Karma Vander Velde, Courtesy of the Rock Valley Bee

    Two of a kind, two halves that make a whole, and the

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