Posted June 11, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Buller wins sixth annual derby

Shane Merrill | sports,

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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    Progress being made

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    on A18 bridge overlay

    For the last month, drivers that regularly use county road A18, southwest of Larchwood, have had to find alternative routes. On June 2, crews began a bridge overlay project which took the bridge

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    A storm to remember

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    n Monday, June 16, there was the potential for wind with scattered strong thunderstorms, damaging winds, large hail, and possibly tornadoes. As predicted, the storms hit and hit hard.

    Beginning around 4 p.m., rain began

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    Breaking Ground

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    commemorative ground breaking ceremony was held on Thursday, June 12, for the new Oak Street Station. Brent Van Regenmorter opened the event with an address at the planned entrance of the new convenience store, service center and

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Chemical Spill in Parker
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