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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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    From an interest

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 8:59 pm

    Jamie Hult has joined the staff of New Century Press as a full-time writer.

    Hult, originally of Jackson, Tennessee, left home to attend college at Webster University

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    Lyon County Riverboat Foundation

    Posted June 3, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    welcomes new board members

    New board members were welcomed to the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation during a meeting May 26. New members are Kathi Wilke replacing Julie Miller and

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    Boyden girls place in gymnastics tournament

    Posted April 15, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Four Boyden girls are dedicated gymnastics participants. They spend the majority of their free time practicing and learning new things. They started out doing gymnastics at Galaxy Gymnastics in Sioux Center around the ages

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