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David Warner

By Desta Hoogendoorn David was born in Sioux Falls, and is the son of Stan and Sue Warner. He has one brother, Matthew, and five sisters: Maria, Abby, Sarah, Anna, and Rachel.One thing that David will remember about high school was when powdered sugar spilled all over Mrs. Vanden Top in foods class. One place […]

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Kayleigh VanTilburg

By Macy Gubbins “True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful” is one of Kayleigh’s favorite quotes. Kayleigh was brought into this world on October 20, 2005, by her mom Julie. Kayleigh has four siblings, Madison, Kieran, Cooper, and Bristol. Kayleigh went to Rock Valley Christian from preschool to 8th grade before coming to […]

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Ella Jager

By Andrew Eben Ella Jager was born in Sioux Falls, to her parents, Jeff and Angie Jager. Ella has a sister Emery who is in the eighth grade. Ella couldn’t live without her family because they push her to be the best person she can be, and she is so grateful for them.In her free […]

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Rock Rapids VFW hosts Easter egg hunt

Dominique Kooiker | Editor On Saturday, March 30, the Rock Rapids Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6960 hosted an Easter egg hunt for the children of the community. Island Park was filled with dozens of eggs hidden across the playground near the pool, and children of all ages and their families came out to hunt […]

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Central Lyon students perform at all-state

PERFORMING AT ALL-STATE AT LEFT: Liza Jans and Gabrielle Rasmussen of Central Lyon performed at the All-State Individual Speech Festival at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls Monday, March 25. Jans performed in storytelling, and Rasmussen was nominated in poetry. (Photo/Submitted) Dominique Kooiker | Editor On Monday, March 25, two Central Lyon students […]

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Central Lyon High School mock trial team completes season

The Central Lyon High School mock trial team competed March 12 in Sioux Center. The team placed fourth out of nine teams. The team is coached by Bradley Raveling. Front, left to right, Claire Reiter, Laura Mejorada, Maggie McCarthy, Lillian Jorth. Back, David Nebelsick, Elise Kahl, Amber Langholdt, Liza Jans, David Nebelsick. (Photo/Submitted) Madalynn Van […]

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Summer camps with Lyon County Conservation

Tristan Taylor | Writer Even though spring has only just arrived, many are already looking forward to what summer will bring us. The Lyon Country Conservation Foundation is already in preparation for the many programs and projects that they have planned just a few months from now.One of the bigger things on the way is […]

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Pancakes for a cause

Kiwanis Club hosts annual pancake supper Dominique Kooiker | Editor On Thursday, March 28, the Rock Rapids Kiwanis Club hosted its annual pancake supper at the Forster Community Center. This year, Kiwanis partnered with Kids Club of Rock Rapids, with 50 percent of the net proceeds from the pancake supper going to the daycare. With […]

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Emma Chase named to all-academic team

College News STORM LAKE-The American Rivers Conference recently announced its 2023-24 winter academic all-conference team.Emma Chase, a native of Rock Rapids, was one of 26 Buena Vista University student-athletes to earn the recognition. The Beavers had a league-high eight individuals represented from the cheer team and a league-best six from its dance team.To be eligible […]

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