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Winnie Vander Vliet

Posted July 23, 2019 at 3:25 pm


Hills, Minnesota

July 15, 2019

Winnie Vander Vliet, 87, of Hills, Minnesota, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at Tuff Memorial Home, Hills.

Services were Friday, July 19, at American Reformed Church, Luverne, Minnesota.

Winnie Van Holland was born Jan. 11, 1932, near Rock Valley, Iowa, to Johannes and Grace (Teering) Van Holland. She attended a Christian school through eighth grade and graduated from Rock Valley High

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    Nancy Metzger


    Larchwood, Iowa

    July 15, 2019

    Nancy Metzger, 59, of Larchwood, Iowa, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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    Larry Corria


    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    July 12, 2019

    Larry Corria, 73, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2019.

    He requested no services.

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    West Lyon grad wins Peoples Bank promotion

    Peoples Bank in Lester recently conducted a promotion geared at high school seniors to encourage them to open or deposit into an account as well as sign up for mobile banking and get a debit card.

    Find the full article in this week’s West Lyon Herald.

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    4-Hers put on a show and tell

    4-H club members have a number of opportunities throughout the year to learn, grow and share. “4-H emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning. 4-Hers build life skills by leading hands-on projects in areas such as science, health, agriculture, and home improvement,” explained Laura Beyenhof, K-12 program assistant with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Lyon County. “Throughout the year, working on projects equips 4-H youth to develop essential life

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    Blast from the past

    Looking for some 50’s fun on a warm summer night? Make sure to clear your calendar and head to Inwood Friday, July 26, for some classic American food and fun. Wolfie’s Drive-In will be in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church parking lot from 5:30-8 p.m.

    Find the full article in this week’s West Lyon Herald.

    Smoother roads ahead

    Travelers on Highway 9 west of Rock Rapids have been dealing with an increasingly bumpy roadway for quite some time now, but that’s about to change. The Highway 9 rehabilitation project was approved as part of the Iowa Transportation Commission’s Fiscal Year 2020-2024 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program. The project will begin in August of this year, with full completion expected sometime in 2020.

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    Next big prospect

    The last 15 years have been filled with joy and fulfillment for Kelly Volk, pastor of United Church of Christ in Larchwood. After forming deep friendships and contributing years to the church, Volk is on to her next calling in Wisconsin.

    Find the full article in this week’s West Lyon Herald.


    Rolling in style

    On any given day during the week whether the sun is bright or is peaking out behind the clouds, a chatter of excited voices rolls down the street in Inwood. It’s thanks to a local inspiration, some generously giving hearts and a dedicated staff that allows for the grateful smiles on the faces of residents of Fellowship Village when an afternoon ride on a customized cart becomes an afternoon delight.

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    Donald “Donnie” West


    Walnut Grove

    July 9, 2019

    Donald “Donnie” West, 86, of Walnut Grove, passed away while surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Sanford Tracy Medical Center.  Funeral Services were held on Monday, July 15 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. 

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