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Posted January 17, 2019 at 6:26 pm

Alex Waagmeester said he’s always had an interest in law enforcement. He’s also always wanted to come back to his hometown to work. “There’s no place like home,” he said.

Waagmeester, a 2015 graduate of Central Lyon High School, was born and raised in Rock Rapids. He started as a Lyon County Sheriff’s deputy Jan. 2. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do,” he said. “My senior year of high school, I got the opportunity to do work study here (sheriff’s department) and really enjoyed it and decided this is what I wanted

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    Ag program coordinator added to Extension staff

    Mackenzie Wagner, a native of Adrian, Minnesota, has joined the staff at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Lyon County. Wagner will serve as agriculture program coordinator and office assistant and will be the key contact and coordinator for all adult agriculture programs, such as private pesticide and commercial/confinement manure certification, just to name a few. “What I’m finding my job to be

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    Gym updates help achieve goals

    The Inwood Community Center has some new equipment to help achieve your New Year’s fitness goals. It was time to replace some aging equipment, said city clerk, Carol Vander Kolk. “We purchased another commercial-grade treadmill and a commercial-grade weight machine,” she explained of the recent upgrade.

    Please see this week’s edition of the

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    Board of supervisors welcome Josh Feucht

    Josh Feucht, who was elected to the Lyon County Board of Supervisors as the District 1 representative, was sworn in Jan. 2 and he has officially taken over duties previously held by Steve Michael.

    Please see this week’s edition of the West Lyon

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    Man with an agenda

    Steve Michael is no stranger to Larchwood and the surrounding communities. He has used his leadership and business skills to serve his community on the Lyon County Board of Supervisors for the last 12 years. Michael’s third and final term came to an end as 2019 began, passing the torch to Josh Feucht as District 1 Supervisor. Five men sit on the Lyon County Board of Supervisors and collaborate

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    Lamberton hunting accident injures one

    Posted January 2, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    The Lamberton State Wildlife Management Area was site of a hunting accident on Saturday morning, December 22. Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, the MN State Patrol, Lamberton Ambulance, North Memorial Ambulance and the MN DNR responded to a firearms-related hunting accident.

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    New growth in the new year

    Posted December 31, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    The city of Larchwood will be seeing some changes in the new year that will expand housing options, ultimately growing the community.

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    Secrets of the mask

    Posted December 31, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Fifth grade students at West Lyon had an opportunity to learn about African mask societies in art. They had

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