Josh Gayer prepares for 2019 Shrine Bowl

Posted March 14, 2019 at 4:29 pm

nbroek@ncppub.com

Josh Gayer was selected to the 2019 Iowa Shrine Bowl and now, after meeting with Shrine representative Dean Jacobson, during the week of Feb. 25-March 1,

Please see this weeks edition of the West Lyon Herald for the full story.

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    Warm welcome

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    Peoples Bank in Lester is making the move to a new community a little easier by providing welcome baskets. These welcome baskets will include information to help newcomers get to know area businesses plus will include some gifts from area businesses.

    Please see this weeks edition of the West Lyon Herald for the full story.

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    Sanford provider looks to patient benefits

    Sanford Rock Rapids

    As construction continues on the new Sanford Clinic in Rock Rapids, the current group of providers are looking forward to the benefits it will bring to their patients. While there are many features and benefits to look forward to in the new facility, provider Kathy Ranschau, PA-C is most excited that Sanford Fitness Center will continue to be available to the community. “I am happy that Sanford is continuing to operate the fitness

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    Pioneer Women

    Pioneer Women

    There is a category of women that tends to get overlooked in history books, but who were brought to life through the writings of authors like our very own Laura Ingalls Wilder.  That is the category of the Pioneer Woman.  On the State Fairgrounds, in front of the Minnesota Historical Society Building, is a huge statue honoring the women who came, lived and died in the quest

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    Council approves Meadowland Elevator project

    tmerchant@ncppub.com

    WESTBROOK — The city council approved a building permit for Meadowland Farmers Elevator. They will remove the old grain handling facility and replace it with a new one. The new grain receiving facility will be constructed of two large steel grain bins with concrete foundations. Four metal grain bins located on Highway 30 will also be removed.

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    Grades 4-6 Pops Concert

    Thursday evening, Tasha Cuff directed a Pops concert performed by students in grades 4, 5, and 6. Band music selections may have had an unfamiliar name in the program, but as soon as the music began, familiar tunes came to mind.

    Please see this week’s edition of the Westbrook Sentinel Tribune

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    Legal history of U.S. women

    cvanloh@ncppub.com

    Women’s History Month began in California in 1978. President Carter proclaimed Nation Women’s History Week in March 1980, and in 1987 special recognition of women’s history became “official” when the United States Congress passed a law declaring March as Women’s History Month. Canada, United Kingdom and Australia also recognize women who held influential positions down through the years. The goal is to celebrate women’s contributions to society and history.

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    Wrestling Team places 3rd in Class A

    Coach Karl Campbell commented on each wrestler on the Tracy/Milroy/Balaton—WWB team. Below are his comments on Jace Paplow and Gabe Krick.

    Jace Paplow. JR 47-4 season record. 137-49 career.  One of our 5 state ranked kids the entire season.  Jace made his first state individual tournament this season.  Team Captain.  Jace is a class act student

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    Michigan native joins New Century Press

    jjensen@ncppub.com

    Caitlyn French, a native of Bay City, Michigan, recently joined the staff at New Century Press as a staff writer. “I grew up as an only child to my parents Jim and Linda French and grew up surrounded by water since Bay City is a port city located on Lake Huron. If there’s anything I miss more in Michigan, it’s water and my family,” said French.

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    West Lyon drama department to present ‘Chemical Bonding’

    jjensen@ncppub.com

    West Lyon drama students will present their spring play “Chemical Bonding” Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. in the elementary gym.

    “The play is a dramedy but mostly a comedy,” explained advisor Ashlee Koedam. “It’s about our protagonist Dani (Erica Kellenberger) who has just graduated high school. She’s a really high achiever

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