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Lions claim another meet title at Otter Valley

Central Lyon and George-Little Rock girls’ golf Mustangs send their first varsity golfer of the season with regional tournaments only a few days away Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Emma Baker ponders over her next putt during Class 1A Region 1C Girls’ Golf tournament action at Primghar Golf Course Friday, May 13. Baker finished in […]
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Zach Lutmer picks University of Iowa

College signing Lutmer received offer from Hawkeyes Thursday, May 12, made his commitment Friday, May 13 Nathan Broek | Sports Editor According to reports from Iowa City, Rock Rapids native and Class 2A all-state quarterback Zach Lutmer has committed to the University of Iowa to play football following his senior season for the Central Lyon/George-Little […]
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Rock Rapids woman learns art of leather working Jessica Jensen | Managing Editor PATIENCE AND PRACTICE COMBINE TO CREATE CUSTOM LEATHER GOODSSarah Pourier of Rock Rapids, above, uses a series of special tools to create custom leather goods such as purses, wallets, keychains and even shoes. Her latest project, pictured below top, are custom-designed leather […]

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Local students participate in Federal Judiciary Youth Summit

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley hosted third event in Iowa Federal Courthouse Jessica Jensen | Managing Editor Central Lyon senior Emma Baker, right, is pictured with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, center, and Central Lyon High School social studies teacher Brad Raveling. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, hosted his […]

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Durvard Grave

83 Spencer, Indiana May 7, 2022 Durvard “Bud” Grave,  83, of Spencer, Indiana, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. Memorial service was Monday, May 16, at Salem Reformed Church, Little Rock, Iowa, with interment in Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock. Durvard George Grave was born Dec. 11, 1938, in […]

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Stanley Vander Maten

88 Leota, Minnesota May 11, 2022 Stanley Vander Maten, 88, of Leota, Minnesota, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, Minnesota.  Funeral was Saturday, May 14, at Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church, Leota, with interment in in Leota Community Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, five children including DeeAnn (Terry) Jansma of Doon, Iowa, […]

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Leonard Kramer

91 Inwood, Iowa May 13, 2022 Leonard Kramer, 91, of Inwood, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022, at Fellowship Village Nursing Home in Inwood. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21, with full military honors at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids, Iowa. 

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Dawn Post

56 Sioux Falls, South Dakota May 11, 2022 Dawn L. Post, 56, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.  Private family committal service was Monday, May 16, at Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley. Memorial service was Monday, May 16, […]

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Gladys Schneiderman

97 George, Iowa May 6, 2022 Gladys Schneiderman, 97, of George, Iowa, died Friday, May 6, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa. Funeral service was Monday May 9, at First Baptist Church, rural George, with interment in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George. Gladys Stubbe was born June 3, 1924, near George, daughter of Fred H. […]

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Gloria Nitzschke

95 Omaha, Nebraska April 25, 2022 Gloria Jean (Heesch) Nitzschke, 95, of Omaha, Nebraska, died April 25, 2022.  A memorial service will be at a later date with burial in Remsen, Iowa.  Gloria was a 1948 graduate of St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Sioux City. During her career, she worked in various settings, taught […]

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Central Lyon to celebrate class of 2022

Jessica Jensen | Managing Editor Brett Dieren Forty-eight seniors at Central Lyon High School are slated to receive diplomas during commencement exercises Sunday, May 22 at 3 p.m. in the high school gym.  The valedictorian’s address will be given by Emma Baker and the salutatorian’s speech will be given by Brett Dieren.  The class colors […]

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Central Lyon third graders study the life cycle of chickens Jessica Jensen | Managing Editor HERE A CHICK, THERE A CHICKAbove: Central Lyon third graders Gable Hartter, Landon Knobloch and River Zimbelman hold onto the three chicks hatched in their classroom recently....

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