• By Colene Feldman & Wellness Committee
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The Lone Tree Community School hosted an informational meeting for the proposed Wellness Center on June 7, 2016 in the school cafeteria. Lone Tree Community School has proposed a 2.5 million-dollar bond issue to build a Wellness Center that the community would have access to. That vote will …

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  • By Jake Bourgeois
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The Hollywood landscape has been littered recently with sequels that missed their boat by waiting too long to give audiences a follow up: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Zoolander 2, and, if early word is to be believed Independence Day 2: Judgement Day. 

  • By Kris Rife
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A new Newt’s Café opened in Nichols this past week and seems to be doing well. Al and Roxann Hostetler have opened the café bringing a new dining option to those of us who live in the area. The couple were contemplating what to call the establishment when they found ‘Newt’s Café’ painted on …

  • By Coach Squiers
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The third and final regular season schedule of the Lone Tree summer league was played Sunday night. In game one the Blue Top Tap played Brenneman Auto Body. Brenneman got off to a quick start taking a 20 point half time lead. Blue Top roared back in the second half but it was too little too …

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The first Dvorak reunion was held in September 1917. James Dvorak and Mary Hosek were married in 1882. James immigrated with his parents, Vexclav and Barbara Dvorak in 1872, from Bohemia (Czechoslovakia). His parents had 9 children, James being the only child surviving to adulthood. When arr…

  • By Jeff Yoder
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The American Legion of Iowa recently named Tom Dickey “Educator of the Year” for 2016. Dickey was nominated for the honor by Terry Kruse and the Lone Tree American Legion Post.

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Kurt Friese will likely join the Johnson County Board of supervisors, coming in with 4,032 votes or 49% of the ballots. Friese is the owner of Iowa City Restaurant, Devotay. Patricia Heiden was just behind with 3,669 (45 %). Incumbents Rod Sullivan and Lisa Green-Douglas were re-elected with…

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Members, family and friends from the St. Mary’s Church in Iowa City walked the 22 miles to the St. Mary’s Church in Nichols on Memorial Day. The pilgrimage walk was to encourage participants to think of how Mary must have felt as she thought over the news of her motherhood while traveling to…

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  • Story and photos by Kris Rife
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The Memorial Day Services were held in the American Legion parking lot next to the Lone Tree Cemetery on Monday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m. A brief but heavy rain shower threatened to move the event indoors but it passed and the sun came out for the proceedings. 

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Steve Forbes had two major life goals. He completed the first last year when he was hired as the head basketball coach at Eastern Tennessee State University (ETSU), his first NCAA Division 1 head coaching gig.

  • By Tom Dickey
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On Friday, May 6th, the Lone Tree 7th graders along withMr. Pierson and I, took a trip to Des Moines to view the Iowa Vietnam Veterans Wall on Capitol Hill.   The 7th graders took a special interest in this trip because they have been working on a project all year called Hometown Heroes thro…

  • By Colene Feldman & Wellness Committee
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The Lone Tree Community School hosted an informational meeting for the proposed Wellness Center on June 7, 2016 in the school cafeteria. Lone Tree Community School has proposed a 2.5 million-dollar bond issue to build a Wellness Center that the community would have access to. That vote will …

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  • By Jake Bourgeois
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The Hollywood landscape has been littered recently with sequels that missed their boat by waiting too long to give audiences a follow up: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Zoolander 2, and, if early word is to be believed Independence Day 2: Judgement Day. 

  • By Kris Rife
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A new Newt’s Café opened in Nichols this past week and seems to be doing well. Al and Roxann Hostetler have opened the café bringing a new dining option to those of us who live in the area. The couple were contemplating what to call the establishment when they found ‘Newt’s Café’ painted on …

  • By Coach Squiers
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The third and final regular season schedule of the Lone Tree summer league was played Sunday night. In game one the Blue Top Tap played Brenneman Auto Body. Brenneman got off to a quick start taking a 20 point half time lead. Blue Top roared back in the second half but it was too little too …

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