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Christmas spirit in Parker

Posted December 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm

Christmas

spirit in

Parker

For any Scrooges who are not fond of this time of year, Parker was not the place for them on Saturday, because the Christmas spirit was in abundance.

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Hometown Christmas took place over the weekend, and although a parade was not held this year, there was plenty of events and activities full of holiday spirit.

From turkey bowling to bingo and photos with Santa and Christmas shopping, the day was full for those who came to Parker.

Approximately 30 vendors had booths at the Community Building and

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    History in the making

    For the past 90 years, Parker’s water tower, which has sat in the city park, has served the town sufficiently with its 60,000 gallon tank.

    But, as time has gone on, both repairs and the need to a new tower became evident.

    For months now, crews have been working on installing the new 250,000 gallon tank, and last Tuesday, installation was complete. A 350 ton crane from Minnesota came to town to erect

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    SET THE HOOK

    Buller wins sixth annual derby

    Shane Merrill | sports, smerrill@ncppub.com

    As if in almost a repeat, the 2014 Parker youth fishing derby once again brought tough weather conditions, as kids piled into Jim’s Sporting Supply last Saturday, June 7. The weather, as well as other activities did soften the overall turnout, but in all over 30 kids participated in this year’s

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    Boyden-Hull STORM team visits elementary

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    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

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    Good weather helping harvest progress

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    With mostly warm sunny days for two weeks, area farmers were able to complete soybean harvest. Some rain last Wednesday evening provided a welcome help in lowering fire danger in fields. Now the continued sunshine and above-normal

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    Making cents of the addition

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    West Lyon voters will be heading to the polls more than once in the coming months with the mid-term election in November and now the Dec. 2 special election. During the special election, voters will decide whether to

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    Local author fascinates kids

    Posted June 11, 2014 at 9:23 pm

    Susan Langerock Schuldt, who grew up between Marion and Monroe, never thought she would be an author, much less an author with a book deal. But, that is exactly what happened after the woman wrote a book

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    Eyeing the egg

    Posted April 24, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    he Parker Chamber of Commerce Easter egg hunt was held on Saturday, April 26. About 300 people made the short trip to Birds, Bucks and Berries, just south of Parker to take part in this year’s event. From

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