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Cold, snowy start to 2015

Posted January 14, 2015 at 8:05 pm

The New Year is off to a bitterly cold and snowy start with wintery weather making travel difficult. Last week, Monday, Jan. 5, the area saw around half a foot of snow, followed by below zero temperatures. The weather interrupted West Lyon and Inwood Christian Schools’ first week back to class following holiday vacation. Students were dismissed at 11:30 a.m. Monday, went in two hours late Tuesday, school was cancelled Wednesday, when morning wind chill temperatures dipped to -29 degrees and Thursday school dismissed at 11:30 a.m. due to strong winds and blizzard conditions.

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    Inwood Christian students learn about robotics

    Legos aren’t just for recess anymore.

    Third through seventh grade students at Inwood Christian School have been learning the basics of building and programing robotics through the use of Lego ev3 equipment and software.

    The dedicated class time is all part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s effort to give kids experience in the ever-expanding field of robotics.

    And with robots being used in manufacturing, surgical procedures and disaster cleanup in addition to other applications,

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    Wilma Miller retires from Lyon

    Posted January 7, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    County Veterans’ Affairs office

    Wilma Miller has been assisting Lyon County veterans for the past 11 years. While she retired last week from her position as Lyon County Veteran’s Affairs administrator, she took some time

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    Elected officials take oath of

    Posted January 7, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    office during supervisors’ meeting

    Auditor Jen Smit, serving in the capacity of temporary chairman per Iowa Code, called the Friday, Jan. 2, Lyon County Board of Supervisors meeting to order. First item on the agenda was District

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    Awards ceremony held at Boyden-Hull

    Posted December 30, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    Many teachers and staff members received “Years of Service Awards” at the Boyden-Hull High School gym Friday evening, Dec. 19, during the time between the basketball games. Following is a brief over-view of each

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    A Slam Dunk for Kate . . .

    Posted April 2, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    •Tim Orth Memorial Foundation held events to raise money to help parents of kids facing high medical costs as a result of accident or illness

    Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

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