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Posted June 11, 2014 at 9:21 pm

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 event.

The derby has grown by leaps and bounds since it was brought to life six years ago, having just 12 participants the first year. All participants met at Jim’s Sporting Supply on Main Street to sign in and go over all

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    Local author fascinates kids

    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 in 2012 to tell the story of “Bessie”, a monarch butterfly that did not fully develop.

    “I wrote the book because I wanted to tell Bessie’s story,” said Schuldt.

    “I never thought it would lead to

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    Eyeing the egg

    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 pictures with bunnies and a lamb, to activities such as face painting and cookie decorating, kids of all ages took part.

    One hundred and sixty kids enjoyed the hustle and bustle of searching for 800 colored plastic eggs and prizes were given

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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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