Category Archives: Community News

Let’s Talk Turkey!

The November 22nd edition is our annual Thanksgiving edition, so throughout the paper you will find turkey recipes from our local 2nd graders. The logic of 2nd graders can be profound and humorous. We hope you enjoy these writings as

SCHOOL NEWS from Edgerton Christian Elementary

Edgerton Christian Elementary has completed 12 weeks of school as we approach this Thanksgiving Break! We have had a great start with much learning and fun along the way. In this week’s school news, you’ll see a few snapshots of

Big Deals, Small Town

Edgerton Hopping With Activity! Saturday was the 3rd annual Pre Black Friday event in Edgerton. Several local merchants had door buster deals and specials to draw shoppers into their stores. Vander Stoep Furniture and Flooring was a popular destination that

Busy As A Bee

Beekeepers prepare for winter – As farmers are finishing up their corn harvest and preparing for the long, cold winter, local beekeepers are also working to prepare their colonies for the brutal weather that is all too common in our

School News from ECES Kingdom Kids Preschool

We’ve had a great start to our year! We have ten friends in our threes class (T, Th) and fifteen friends in our fours class (M, W, F) so our room is busy. We started the year in both classes

Open House Door Prize Winners

Last week was Holiday Open House in Edgerton. Main Street merchants hold this open house each year at the beginning of November to welcome shoppers into their stores for the beginning of the holiday shopping season. This year, each business

Students Compete in Math Challenge

Twenty-five EHS students participated in the Dordt College Math Challenge on November 2 at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. There were 230 students from 15 schools who competed individually and in teams of 4. Lauren DeJong took 2nd place

Girls Night Out Brings Hundreds To Town

Last Thursday night Edgerton was brimming with women. Cars lined both sides of Main Street the length of the business district, from Tally Ho Coffee to E-Clips Salon. The women were all taking part in the 4th annual Girls Night

Browns Family Helps Honor Vets

By Jill Fennema –  On Friday, the annual Veteran’s Day celebration was held at Southwest Christian High School. The Browns from Le Mars, Iowa, provided some of the music for the event. They sang several patriotic numbers for the audience that included

School News from EPS Little Dutchmen Preschool

ECFE: Our Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes look a bit different this year. Two nights per month we offer activities for families to come in and enjoy together.  One of these nights each month has allowed us to reserve