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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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    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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