Pipe dream could become reality

Posted January 20, 2016 at 8:18 pm

Natural gas runs through three-quarters of Lyon County, heating homes and businesses in six of its eight cities. Now the two most northwesterly towns are taking a hard look at following suit and hooking up.

For Larchwood mayor Dean Snyders and Lester mayor Dan Gerber, bringing natural gas to town is a no-brainer. They’ve been discussing a pipeline connection between the two cities for years.

“There’s natural gas all around us,” Gerber said. “Through research we’ve found that, historically, natural gas is a better resource — price-wise and availability-wise. We decided

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    A Voice in Washington

    Kendra Michael will be a voice for Iowa FCCLA at Washington, D.C., next month.

    The West Lyon sophomore has been selected by the Iowa Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America to attend a national policy seminar.


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    Hats for Lexi

    Posted January 13, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    A West Lyon School student recently spent her 16th birthday in the hospital with complete kidney failure.

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