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BENEFIT DINNER Lo-Ma wrestling parents are planning a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m., Dec. 7 for Adam Whisney, who is undergoing treatments for cancer. The dinner will be a free will donation. Other fundraisers are being planned throughout the wrestling season. THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF LOGAN, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA THE LOGAN Herald-Observer NOVEMBER 24, 2010 VOLUME 126, ISSUE 48 SHORT TAKES 2010 $1.00 S HIVERFEST CAN COLLECTION SITE As a fundraiser for postprom, the Lo-Ma junior class has a can collection bin available at the Logan Mini Mart parking lot. LEGISLATIVE FORUM DEC. 8 The 2010 Western Iowa Legislative Forum will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Dec. 8 at the Logan Community Center. Join area elected officials and community leaders as issues are addressed and solutions sought for many questions facing Iowa in the coming legislative season. Legislators from Harrison, Cass, Crawford, Mills, Monona, Pottawattmie and Shelby Counties are all invited. To RSVP e-mail or call 6443081. First place in the tree decorating contest at Shiverfest went to Mosaic. Pictured by the winning tree are Alison Kill, Jaime Levy, Donna Stuhr and Ellie Spencer. They won $100 in Logan Dollars from the Chamber of Commerce which they dontaed to West Central Community Action’s ‘Adopt a Family’ program. Second place and $50 in Logan Dollars went to the Humane Society. Photo: Mary Darling Santa Claus also made an appearance at Shiverfest. Mikenzie Brewer, 5, gave Santa a list of her Christmas wishes. More Shiverfest photos on page 8. Photo: Mary Darling Methers add to family on National Adoption Day Nov. 20 Mary Darling HEALTHY MEALS IN A HURRY “Healthy Meals in a Hurry” will be held Dec. 2 at the U.S. Bank Building in Red Oak. Barb Fuller, Nutrition and Health Program Specialist for the Extension Service, will conduct the class. Tips and receipes for 14 meals under a $1 per main dish per person will be featured. There is a cost to the program which includes the cookbook and samples. Register by Nov. 29 by calling 712-6232592. MONDAMIN CHRISTMAS PARTY The fifth annual Mondamin Christmas Event will be held Dec. 12 at the Mondamin Community Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. for shoppers to take advantage of vendors, games and crafts until 7 p.m. 5 p.m. indoor caroling; 5:30 p.m., Santa; 5 to 7 p.m., soup and sandwiches. Drawings for gift baskets every 10 minutes starting at 5 p.m. ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP The Alzheimer’s support group will meet at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 30 at the Longview Assisted Living dining room in Missouri Valley. Call Marcia Pitt for more information, 712642-2309. Editor According to Richard and Tammi Mether of Pisgah, there is nothing special about their family. They are just a normal, everyday family made up of two loving parents and six adopted children. “I have always been interested in adoption,” Tammi said. “It’s such an exciting way to add to our family.” The Mether’s had never planned to adopt privately, mostly due to the cost. “Through foster care there is very little expense for legal fees,” Tammi said. Windschitl elected to republican leadership Rep. Matt Windschitl SEE METHERS The Mether family includes, in front from the left, Hannah, Jeremiah, Tammi, Jonathan; mid- was elected as an Assistant Submitted photo Page 2 dle, Richard; and in back, Rebekah, Elizabeth and Rachel. Majority Leader in the Iowa House. Windschitl, who was recently re-elected by the people of Monona, Harrison and Pottawattamie Counties, previously served as an Assistant House Minority Leader. “I am honored and Greg Christiansen, chair humbled that House of the Harrison County Republicans have selected Community Foundation, me to serve in their leaderhas announced $51,100 in ship team,” Windschitl grants awarded to Harrison said. “House Republicans County nonprofit agencies. are committed to eliminatWith these grants, the ing wasteful state spendHarrison County ing, reining in the size and Community Foundation scope of state government has distributed more than $1.1 million over the last 10 and putting Iowans back years. to work. We will work The following nonprofit tirelessly on behalf of organizations, that submitIowans.” ted applications to the Windschitl, who was Harrison County first elected to the Iowa Community Foundation by House in 2006 and works the Sept. 1 deadline, were Nonprofit representatives receiving grant awards included: first row, from the left, Nancy for the Union Pacific awarded grants on Nov. 11. Foutch, Woodbine-Carnegie Public Library; Jennie and Sherry Sherer, Pisgah Reach Out Railroad, is also a gun•Alegent Health Group; Susan Tallon, Mondamin Public Library; Jenny Moores and Karen Lantz, Woodbine smith. He and his wife, Community Memorial Soccer AYSO; Christina Dickinson, Harrison County Humane Society (with Tyra); second Ivy, have two children. Hospital, Barnes Wellness row, Connie Johnson, Logan Public Library; Sydney Jackson, Modale Parks and Recreation Windschitl was elected by Center Healing Garden, Promoters; Mike Baker, Alegent Health Foundation; Larry Oliver, Harrison County Incident his Republican colleagues $2,000. Management Team; John Straight, Harrison County Fair Board; third row, Harrison County on Nov. 8. The Legislature conSEE GRANTS Community Foundation board members, Cindy Pryor, secretary/treasurer, Susan Bonham venes on Jan. 10, 2011. Photo: Mary Darling Page 2 and Nancy Cohen. More than $51K granted to Harrison County nonprofits 420 E. Erie Missouri Valley, IA 712-642-4099 712-642-4199 fax Lary Clark, Broker/Owner Rod Foutch, Associate Broker/Auctioneer Byron Menke, Associate Broker/Auctioneer Sue Maiwald as Sales Asso. Chris Johnson, Sales Asso. Jennifer Neill, Sales Associate Dennis Collier, Sales Associate LAND AUCTION RESULTS 116 Acres/107 Crop acres. Sold $5425.00 per acre $113 per CSR Point Give us a call. 404 Glen Ave. Logan 4 bed, 3 bth, 3,872 sf $515,900 305 E. 7th Street Logan 1,200 sf $49,900 415 S. Maple Ave. Logan 2935 Light Breeze Ln. Missouri Valley 2 bed, 1 bath 3 bed, 2.75 bath $59,000 $135,900


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