Construction efforts continue at Hull Christian

Posted October 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm

It has been a busy week at Hull Christian School with painting and putting together playground equipment. The construction has been on-going and the kids have adjusted quite well. Although the noise and activity does sometimes affect the students’ day-to-day work, they are learning to cope. The worst part is that things have been moved around. Some things are in really odd places, but they are all adjusting pretty well.

“I think the faculty and the staff and the students have been very resilient in (dealing with) the distractions. A lot of people have been very flexible and students and teachers have done a wonderful job of adjusting,” commented Randy Ten Pas, the school’s principal.

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    Boyden-Hull STORM team visits elementary

    students during ‘Red Ribbon Week’

    In the spirit of “Red-Ribbon Week,” the Boyden-Hull STORM team visited elementary classrooms Wednesday, Oct. 22. The STORM team is a peer helper organization whose mission is to talk about drugs, alcohol, bullying, etc. The team helps out the school in a positive manner and teaches younger students about appropriate behavior. Interactive games were played and the kids were shown various demonstrations. Each classroom was involved in a different activity with different STORM team members.

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    Hull moving forward on low income housing

    Hull moving forward

    on low-income housing

    For several years there has been a shortage of low- to middle-income rental housing in Hull. But recently the city took a big step in helping to solve that problem.

    Last week, the Hull Industrial Development Corporation (HIDC) closed a deal to purchase an approximately two-acre parcel of property from Dave Pluim, which is located between Second and Third streets in the northeast area of Hull. The intention is for

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    Game of thrones

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    West Lyon School will be celebrating homecoming week from Monday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 3.

    Activities will kickoff Monday with “Merica Day” where the students will dress in red, white and blue.

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    Inwood Community Club gives

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    donations to local organizations

    Last month, during the Inwood Community Club meeting, money was awarded to a number of area organizations. In all, $15,500 was disbursed or set aside for new sound equipment, the summer rec

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    New Snack Pack program kicks off

    Posted September 11, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Last January when Misty Zwart took her GEMS group to help pack meals as a service project for the Sioux Center Snack Pack group, she had no idea it would be the beginning of a calling God

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    Fatal accident on Hwy 182 and A34

    Posted September 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department and Iowa State Patrol, on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 182 and County Road A34. A 2008 Dodge Charger driven by Jacob Kennet,

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