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Anderson receives Melvin Jones award

Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:52 pm

• Larry Anderson receives one of Lions highest awards

Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

If you are at any event sponsored by the Westbrook Lions you will almost always find Lion Larry Anderson somewhere around, if not in front, just as likely working behind the scenes. Larry has been a very active member of the Lions for the past 15 years or so. Recently he was presented with the Melvin Jones Felolow award. Anderson said he was completely surprised when he found out he was getting the award. He said, “I was really honored and speechless when they called me about the award!” If you know Larry very well you know that does not happen often, according

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    Almlie Funeral service has new owners

    Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — Partners Seneca Almlie of Tracy and Quinn Horvath of Marshall announced they have purchased Almlie Funeral Service from Steve and Eddi Almlie.

    The two will operate funeral facilities in Tracy, Balaton, and Westbrook.

    Horvath feels the partnership will be good for serving local people. They will have two licensed funeral directors to share each other’s staff.

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    A Slam Dunk for Kate . . .

    •Tim Orth Memorial Foundation held events to raise money to help parents of kids facing high medical costs as a result of accident or illness

    Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Fairfax — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop gym was alive with top notch entertainment. The event was sponsored by the Tim Orth Foundation fund raising basketball game with senior boy and girl players from the Red Rock and Tomahawk Conferences.

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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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