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John 12:44-46: “Then Jesus cried aloud: ‘Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in him who sent me. And whoever sees me sees him who sent me. I have come as light into the world, so that everyone who believes in me should not remain in the darkness.” Greetings! As I read this text, I was...
The Tuff Village assisted living complex in Hills has 18 units and only nine are currently leased, contributing to cash flow problems. Three years ago there was a waiting list of 40 people.
The Tuff Memorial Home Board last week made the difficult decision to close the failing Tuff Village assisted living facility in Hills. “We’ve tried everything,” said board chair Greg Spath. “People have asked what they can do, but it comes down to staffing.” In order to formally close the facility...
Rock County conveyed a tax-forfeited commercial property to the city of Hills to be used for community purposes. The city received $100,000 from the Rock County commissioners July 19 to renovate the building’s four units into spaces for individual child care businesses.
Rock County commissioners granted $100,000 to the city of Hills to remodel a former commercial building into a child care facility. “My goal is that we can have someone run a day care with no overhead,” Hills Mayor Keith Elbers told commissioners at their July 19 meeting. In May the county approved...
Grants from the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation and the Frank Book Trust were used to construct a concrete wheelchair ramp for accessible entrance to Team E’s Fieldhouse & Fitness Center in Hills.
A new wheelchair ramp is finished at Team E’s Fieldhouse & Fitness Center in Hills. The ramp allows easy access to the 24-hour facility for everyone. “The goal for the fitness center is not only for the general public, but also for those with disabilities, which is part of Game Plan 4 Hope’s...
A July 4 fire caused extensive damage to the Hills Storage Center and destroyed a semitrailer owned by Harlan and Sue Stueven, Hills. No one was injured, and the cause of the blaze is being investigated
Local fire and rescue crews were dispatched to Hills Monday morning for a fire in the Hills Storage Center at Church and Fourth streets. At around 9:45 a.m. officials with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad reported they heard an explosion and saw thick black smoke coming from the building....
Winnie Scholten
Winnie Scholten, 98, Hills, died Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A funeral service was Thursday, June 23, at the Steen Reformed Church in Steen. Burial followed in the Eastside Cemetery in rural Steen. Winnie Feekes was born on Aug. 29, 1923, at Sioux Center, Iowa, the...
Marie Brown
Pearl “Marie” Brown, 79, Hills, died Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A private graveside memorial service for family was Saturday, June 18, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Hills. Pearl “Marie” Hiney was born Feb. 4, 1943, in Windom to...
Four Hills residents were recently sworn in as volunteer firefighters. Todd Bundesen, Brock Harnack, Szaun Bruesch and Kale Wiertzema accepted the oath to protect the community. According to chief Jared Rozeboom, adding the four new members brings the number of volunteers active in the department...
Isaiah 11:10 NIV “10 In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting-place will be glorious.” Jesus is the Root of Jesse, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. From him all things were created and came into being....

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