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‘Best four days of summer’

Posted July 17, 2014 at 4:01 pm

Long farm lanes are great training ground for youngsters learning to lead their 4-H livestock projects. For the five children of Mark and Audrey Metzger, their long lane north of Lester has served them well for 25 years in a row.

The 2014 Lyon County Fair marks the 25th consecutive year that one of Mark and Audrey’s children will be entered in the dairy and beef shows. Youngest son Matt, a 2014 graduate of West Lyon, will show a cow-calf pair in the beef show and eight or nine cows in the dairy show. “It’s been interesting,” said Mark of his family’s 25-year involvement in the fair. “There’ve been a lot of changes over the years, especially in the dairy show.

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    Operation: Rock Steady-

    Posted July 17, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    retired veterans lend a hand in Rock Rapids

    Team Rubicon, a non-government organization based in California and founded by retired U.S. Marines William McNulty and Jacob Wood, has come

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    Celebrating its cornerstone

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    For as long as anyone can remember, First Reformed Church has been a staple in the Rock Rapids community. Sitting at the corner of South Union and Sixth Avenue, the church is a visible

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    Larchwood hosts Family Days

    Posted July 17, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Larchwood had its annual Family Days celebration last weekend,Friday, July 11, and Saturday, July 12.

    On Friday evening, residents came out to cruise around town, as well as watch

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    Glynlyon completes

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    remodeling project

    Rock Rapids, IA – To give employees a more comfortable and inviting work environment, Glynlyon recently completed a major office remodeling project at its Rock Rapids facility.

    This

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    Central Lyon’s gym gets fresh new look

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Areas of Central Lyon recently underwent several renovations. The high school gym floor was completely redone, and the auditorium gained a new sound booth and a freshly refinished stage.

    “We sanded the floor completely

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    Rock River Rising

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    If a song were to be written about the weather this past weekend, it would have to include phrases like “deluge of rain all day”, “threatening storms are a-comin’”, “water rising”, “sand, sand, and more sand”,

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    Rock River Rising

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    If a song were to be written about the weather this past weekend, it would have to include phrases like “deluge of rain all day”, “threatening storms are a-comin’”, “water rising”, “sand, sand, and more sand”,

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    Central Lyon hurdles Mustangs

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 3:55 pm

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    GEORGE—Central Lyon took full advantage of George-Little Rock’s pitching staff’s struggles throwing strikes, along with 10 Mustangs errors in the field,

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