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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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    Hull pool is closing soon

    Posted August 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    It’s quite a process to close down and empty the pool each year. Todd Woelber is in charge of that. It takes about 48 hours to get the water ready to drain. First he has to shut

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    Lester prepares to celebrate 125 years

    Posted August 14, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    In a few weeks Lester will be celebrating its 125th anniversary during Lester Days with several events planned throughout the weekend.

    Beginning on Friday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. there will be an Old Settler’s potluck

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    Three decades down

    Posted August 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    The Inwood Memorial Time Capsule was buried 30 years ago last month to mark the city’s centennial milestone. Since its burial in 1984, the capsule has remained unearthed and will for several years to come.

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    Inwood hosts annual July 4th Celebration

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Inwood welcomed residents and out-of-towners to join in observing the country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities.

    The celebration kicked off Wednesday, July 2, with the Cruise-in and Car Show. The

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    Enjoy Iowa’s great outdoors

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    June is National Great Outdoors Month and while it may be tempting to stay indoors as the temperatures rise, Sunday Ford and the Sioux County Conservation Board have given more than enough reasons to

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