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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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    New Year, New You week in Hull

    Posted January 14, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    June De Wit, writer

    “New Year, New You” Week was just completed in Hull. Many activities contributed to the week’s excitement and informed many people attending the activities about exercise

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    Cold, snowy start to 2015

    Posted January 14, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    The New Year is off to a bitterly cold and snowy start with wintery weather making travel difficult. Last week, Monday, Jan. 5, the area saw around half a foot of snow, followed by below zero temperatures. The

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    Wilma Miller retires from Lyon

    Posted January 7, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    County Veterans’ Affairs office

    Wilma Miller has been assisting Lyon County veterans for the past 11 years. While she retired last week from her position as Lyon County Veteran’s Affairs administrator, she took some time

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    Inwood Christian students learn about robotics

    Posted January 7, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    Legos aren’t just for recess anymore.

    Third through seventh grade students at Inwood Christian School have been learning the basics of building and programing robotics through the use of Lego ev3 equipment and software.

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