Changes to Larchwood’s Santa Day; new name, date

Posted September 28, 2016 at 7:44 pm

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Larchwood’s winter festivities, formerly referred to as Santa Day, will see a revamp this year.

Winterfest events for 2016 will be moved up to Nov. 26, which is the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, so that festivities won’t conflict with other activities like basketball tournaments and family Christmas celebrations. “Attendance was falling off some, so we wanted to put some life back in the event and change the date, so we aren’t competing with other activities,” said Community Group president, Holly Horstman.

As a kick-off event for the activities, the Larchwood Community Group will be hosting a beard-growing

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    School honors Farm Safety Week

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    Farm Safety Week is celebrated nationally this year during the week of Sept. 18-24, so high school FFA students at West Lyon Community School spent the afternoon Wednesday, Sept. 21, teaching fifth graders about farm safety.

    FFA students in grades 10-12 volunteered to teach fifth grade students about farm safety at different stations they set

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    History in hindsight

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    Iowa has been a state for 170 years now, and for the last 100 of those years, the Twedt family farm has provided a livelihood for family members working the 160-acre tract of land southwest of Larchwood, which was recognized as a century farm this year during the Iowa State Fair.

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    WWG Coronation

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    Monday night Emma Woelber and Jared Sanchez were crowned homecoming king and queen. King Jared and Queen Emma read the scroll proclamation of the beginning of homecoming activities.

    Old time updates

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 2:01 pm

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    The new and old collide in downtown Inwood as the museum continues to improve its facilities and update

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    West Lyon in ‘Neverland’

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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    Students at West Lyon Community School will display their school pride during their homecoming week themed “Neverland.” Activities

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    WWG Homecoming

    Posted September 14, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    Homecoming week will start next Monday with school activities, and Coronation Monday evening at 7:30 p m in the high school auditorium.

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