Boyden confinement considered a total loss

Posted April 15, 2015 at 7:07 pm

On Saturday at about 2:20 p.m., the Boyden Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 3085 Jay Ave., three miles northwest of Boyden. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they noted a confinement building containing about 1,000 pigs, a feed bunk and several round bales were engulfed in flames.

At that point, it was determined the Boyden Fire Crew should have some extra help fighting the blaze.

“All assisting departments were requested within 15 minutes of the page,” Galen Blankers, Boyden Fire Chief explained.

Assisting departments from the area included Boyden Ambulance crew, Hull Fire Department, Hull Ambulance crew, Matlock Fire Department, George Fire Department, Sheldon Fire Department, Sioux Center Ambulance Rehab

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    Boyden girls place in gymnastics tournament

    Four Boyden girls are dedicated gymnastics participants. They spend the majority of their free time practicing and learning new things. They started out doing gymnastics at Galaxy Gymnastics in Sioux Center around the ages of 4-6 years old. They have since moved on to bigger and better things, hoping for a little more challenge.

    The challenges have come to them, to be sure. They have competed against many other teams and have traveled too many times to

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    Douma returns to Hull as clubhouse manager

    He’s back.

    Fans of Western Christian basketball remember Dustin Douma as a shooting guard who helped the team win the high school state basketball title in 2010 and runner-up in 2011. Now the 22-year-old is returning to Hull for the summer as manager of Rolling Hills Clubhouse.

    Douma started the job last week and was hoping for lots of warm, sunny days so golfers can get on the course.

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    Trinity Christian hosts

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    The War Eagle Conference All-Academic Banquet March 24 was hosted by Trinity Christian High School in Hull. The 12 participating schools from northwest Iowa were Akron-Westfield, Gehlen Catholic, Harris-Lake Park, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, Hinton, Marcus-Meridan-Cleghorn, Remsen St.

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    “Hang Ten”

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    “Hang Ten”

    The annual West Lyon Junior High spring musical took place Thursday, March 26, under the direction of Kent Knudson and Trish Lombard. The 19-member cast has been practicing since

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    The Science of Everything

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    While not every kid wants to dedicate a Saturday to more learning endeavors, many northwest Iowa kids did just that when they recently participated in the fourth

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