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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Grundy Center, Iowa
Volume 89 – Number 34
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Council approves purchase of Kunzman property
By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center City Council has taken a step to clean up a property that was severely damaged by a house fire earlier this year. Last Tuesday the Council approved the purchase of the Kunzman property at 705 First Street. Funding for the $7,000 purchase will come from the Property Revitalization Program. Any taxes owned on the property will be taken from the purchase price. “This is a win-win for everyone involved,” Mayor Rex Van Wert said. Councilman Dave Stefl expressed support for the purchase, but noted that the city needs to have a plan for use of the property. City Clerk Rich Riesberg said the property is part of the city’s dangerous and dilapidated program and will be offered for sale once it is cleaned up. “I just don’t want to see the city sit on it,” Stefl said. Van Wert said the property may not be ready for sale until the spring. In other business, Council approved an extension of the current City health insurance plan through Wellmark to Dec. 1, 2014. Riesberg said Wellmark offered the extension to smaller communities and businesses as it determines what plan changes are needed as the national health care plan goes fully into effect. Council approved a resolution requesting the assistance of the staff at INRCOG (Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governements), formalizing what the group had previously been doing at the Grundy Center Airport. Riesberg briefed the Council on possibilities for paying off geo bonds that could be purchased to See COUNCIL page 2
What’s Happening Thursday, Aug. 22 Grundy Center Farmer’s Market Courthouse Square 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Alzheimer Support Group Arlington Place • 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 23 Spartan Booster Club Tailgate Supper Outside Stadium • 5:30 - 7 p.m. Grundy Center Football vs. AGWSR Spartan Stadium • 7 p.m. Saturday, August 24 Taste of Conrad 8 a.m. • GNB, Conrad Monday, August 5 Grundy County Supervisors Grundy County Engineer’s Office 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 Grundy Center Farmer’s Market Courthouse Square 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Taste of Grundy Center Courthouse Square 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Back to school time!
The Grundy Center Community School District hosted its annual Open Houses at its Elementary and Secondary buildings. The event was the first time kindergarteners had a chance to meet their new teachers and see their new classrooms. Left, Pete Lebo and his dad Andy go through the box of supplies that awaited each kindergartner at their table. Above, Kayla Corbett finds her picture on the wall in Mrs. Johnson’s classroom. (John Jensen/The Grundy Register photos)
Grundy Center schools welcome new staff members As the Grundy Center Community School District opens its 201314 school year this week, several new faces will meet the students. Among those are five new teachers as well as a pair of new faces in the administration office. New teaching faculty began work last week and met students for the first time during Monday’s open houses.
energetic lifestyle that has included dance classes, participation in music and theater as well as cheerleading while in high school. That continued into college, which is where she discovered a love for writing and literature while continuing to take classes in ballet, tap and jazz. She and husband Gavin were married last June and soon adopted their doberman mix puppy, Tucker.
Stephanie Hasken Stephanie Hasken is a Middle School and High School physical education and health teacher. The 21-year-old is from Davenport and a Central College graduate. She was active in athletics at Central, playing goalkeeper for the Dutch women’s soccer team throughout her collegiate career and center on the basketball team her freshman and sophomore years. She was also a student strength and conditioning coach, a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, wrote the newsletter for the strength and conditioning department and was a certified Zumba instructor. Away from school, Hasken said she enjoys spending time with family, going to church, bonfires, hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
Robert Johnson Robert Johnson is a business teacher at Grundy Center High School, filling the position that had been held by Dennis Dirks. In addition to teaching, Johnson graduated from Iowa City Regina High School and Winona State University. In addition to teaching, he will be coaching the Spartan junior high football team.
Amalie Guldenpfennig Amalie Guldenpfennig is a new English teacher at Grundy Center High School. The 22-year-old is originally from the Sheldon area and is a graduate of Sheldon High School and Creighton University. She said she has always enjoyed an
a native of Hampton who has lived in Waterloo for the past 16 years. He is returning to the workplace after taking a few years off to be
a stay-at-home dad and complete his collegiate degree. His student teaching experience was at Union and Waterloo West High Schools. He
and wife Kathy have three children, 12-year-old Grace, 11-year-old See STAFF page 2
Kelsey Meyer Kelsey Meyer is a new fourthgrade teacher in Grundy Center. She grew up in Ossian (in Winneshiek County) and graduated from South Winneshiek High School and Wartburg College. She taught three years in Webster City, where she was involved in the one-toone technology initiative as her building’s first-grade technology representative. She said she came to Grundy Center to be closer to her family and for a new challenge. Darrin Patterson Darrin Patterson is the new Spanish Teacher at Grundy Center High School. The UNI graduate is
New Grundy Center Community School District personnel include, front row (left to right): Amalie Guldenpfennig, Kelsey Meyer, Stephanie Hasken. Back row (l-r): Chad Wagner, Darrin Patterson and Robert Johnson. (John Jensen/The Grundy Register photo)
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
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Grundy Family YMCA Notes
YXF is returning at the Y on Sept. 9. YXF is an eight-week results-based class that incorporates three days of kick boxing and two days of resistance training. Classes will take place MondayFriday in the Upper Elementary gym from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Participants will measure their body fat percentage each week to monitor improvements in body composition in the eight-week class. A dietician from the Grundy County Memorial Hospital will be leading a nutritional session as well to help participants set goals for the class. Online food journaling will be used during the class along with a calorie goal that will be specific for each participant. This is a no excuse class that will push participants to their limit. Prizes will be given to the male and female with the best results (percentage of attendance and loss of body fat percentage). Sign up soon to reserve your spot. Only 15 spots are available.
Call the Y at 825-6210 for more information. If the 5:30-6:15 p.m. time slot doesn’t work for your schedule, a second session will be offered starting October 21 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. The First Football Fun Zone will be taking place this Friday, Aug. 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. Elementary and middle school students are invited to go down the Y’s inflatable slide and play other fun games to get ready for the home football game! All games are free and will be provided on the south side of the High School. Football fun zones will be offered at each Grundy Center home football game this year courtesy of the YMCA. Register your children now for Before and After School Care at the Grundy FamilyYMCA. Care is offered Monday-Friday 6:30 to 8 a.m. (Before Care) and 3 to 6 p.m. (After Care) This program is designed to keep children safe, help working families, and improve academic achievement. School’s breakfast can be purchased in the mornings and snacks will included for after school. Scholarships are available.
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More Grundy County bridges to receive repairs
By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — Two more bridges that received damage in this spring's flash flooding will receive repairs thanks to federal funding. County Engineer Gary Mauer said during Monday's Board of Supervisors meeting that the two bridges, both in Highway D-17 north of Wellsburg, will be fixed with FEMA Emergency Declaration funds, which come 100 percent from the federal government. A bridge just east of Highway T-19 will receive riprap (rock) at a cost of $88,000 while a larger bridge just east of T-25 will receive both riprap and work on the concrete abutment at a cost of $287,000. Mauer also updated the Supervi-
sors on two other bridge projects. Work on a damaged bridge north of Wellsburg on T-19 was completed last week and the road has been reopened to traffic. A bridge west of Conrad on H Avenue will be replaced by FEMA, though Mauer said the new structure will be tempered (wooden). The County plans to appeal to FEMA for a concrete structure instead. In other business, the Board: • Approved an easement request from ITC Midwest for a crossing on the Comet Trail in Conrad; • Approved an interfund transfer from a tracer fund into the assessor fund; • Authorized Board Chairman Jim Ross to sign refised letter of allowance of military property tax exemption.
Pioneer Craft Fair planned for Sept. 8 Plans are well under way for the 34th Annual Pioneer Craft Fair on September 8 in Morrison. The event begins at 11 a.m. and runs through 4 p.m. The event takes place at the Grundy County Heritage Museum at 204 4th Street in Morrison. The Pioneer Craft Fair is a non-commercial event emphasizing old-time crafts and activities. This year’s fair includes Quilting, Embroidery, Crochet, Tatting, Cross Stitch, Beekeeping, Timber Framing, Fling Knapping & Arrowheads, Rag Rugs, Horseshoe Games, Gold Prospecting, Cedar Valley Civil War Roundtable, Ostfriesen German Cemetery Story, Musical Entertainment, Railroad Displays, Antique Farm Machinery Displays, Fireplace Stew in the Log Cabin, Butter Churning, Country Schoolhouse Exhibits, Buckskinner Camp, Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Food Stands, Farmer’s Market. The Sept. 8 event will also feature an exhibit titled “Let’s Talk
About YOUR Quilt” which will be led by Valorie Bonk. Bring your quilt and share what you know about it, and learn something you don’t know about it. Every quilt in any condition, vintage or contemporary, large or small, utilitarian or heirloom, has a unique story to tell. The following free activities will be offered for children: a petting zoo, pony rides, hand pump duck races, hay stack treasure hunt, rock painting, buckskinner camp with horse-drawn wagon Rides. A food stand will be available for your enjoyment. Check out website www.grundycounty.org to find more details on the schedule of events.
The incorrect project was referred to for Zac Osgood in last week's Grundy County Fair section. Osgood's project was the planter that the flower arrangement was in, not the flowers themselves. The Grundy Register apologizes for this error.
Staff From page 1 Claire and 7-year-old Isabella. Stephanie Saak Stephanie Saak is the new School Board Secretary as well as an administrative assistant to Superintendent Cassi Murra. The 36-year-old is a Gladbrook native and UNI grad who had previously worked at Lincoln Savings Bank in Reinbeck as an executive assistant. She and her husband, Gary, have three children in the Grundy Center Community School District — Megan will be a freshman at the high school this year, Ben is a seventhgrader and Logan a fifth-grader. In her free time Stephanie said she enjoys spending time with family
and friends, attending her children’s sporting events and motorcycle rides with her husband. Chad Wagner Chad Wagner is the Grundy Center Community School District’s new business manager. The 36-yearold is a Webster City native and UNI graduate and had previously worked as an auditor with Nolte, Coinman and Johnson PC specializing in school audits. A desire to live in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area attracted him to the shared business manager position at Hudson and Grundy Center. Away from work he said he enjoys fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.
Council From page 1 finance new street lights. He said the Finance Committee has looked at 10-, 15- and 20-year bonds and would recommend the 10-year approach. He said the committee recommended that the city pay off remaining debt on the Community Center early to help offset the impact on taxpayers. He estimated that would bring the cost to taxpayers to about $20 per $100,000 valuation. Councilman Brian Buhrow reported that a citizen had asked for a stop sign at the corner of 11th Street
and F Avenue. Police Chief Brock Gilbert said his department has patrolled the area and determined that there is not enough traffic to warrant a new sign. Public Works Director Dan Bangasser reported that the city will begin seal coating streets in the near future. He said they hope to seal coat about 40 blocks this year and continue on a 10-year plan that would seal coat each city street. Council also approved a liquor license for Crystal Bowl and a native wine permit for Shabby Shack.
Open house set for new hospital, clinic staff GRUNDY CENTER — The public is invited to attend a free community open house to introduce the newest members of the UnityPoint Health clinic and Grundy County Memorial Hospital family. The event is set for Thursday, Sept. 5, 4:30 to 7 p.m. and features health and safety information, free activities for children, an ambulance and Lifeflight helicopter on display, as well as a free prescription and over-the-counter drug Take Back. UnityPoint Health /Grundy Center Family Medicine’s newest provider, Dr. Ryan Arnevik, as well as Becky Frisch, PA-C, and Mike Knutsen, PAC, will join new Grundy County Memorial Hospital CEO Brian Kellar to
be introduced to the community. Dr. Arnevik and Kellar each relocated to the Grundy Center area in July to begin their new positions, and are looking forward to meeting community members. Free blood pressure checks will be available. Any community members who have expired or unused medications, both prescription and over-thecounter, are encouraged to bring the items to be safely and securely disposed of through the free Take Back. The activities will take place in the hospital’s south parking lot, 201 East J Avenue in Grundy Center. The Lifeflight helicopter will be displayed on the helipad, on the west side of the hospital.
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Taste of Grundy Center set for Aug. 29
GRUNDY CENTER — Music, food, fun and the Farmer’s Market are part of the second Taste of Grundy Center event in downtown Grundy Center, set for Thursday, Aug. 29. The Grundy Center Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Taste of Grundy Center to welcome community members back to a new school year with a business expo, food tasting fair and live entertainment on the gazebo. Live music by the Dennis Wayne Gang begins at 5:30 p.m., with local restaurants and caterers set up to give members of the public a ‘taste’ of their products. The Chamber of Commerce will also be introducing new school district faculty members, introducing its board of directors and officers as part of the Chamber annual meeting, and announcing the winner of the downtown planter box design competition, held throughout the spring and summer months. All events are free and open to the public.
Local Sheriff’s Department to participate in upcoming sTEP
GRUNDY COUNTY — The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office will participate in a project with the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) which is promoting traffic safety in Grundy County. Sheriff’s deputies conducted a seatbelt survey this past week and a seatbelt usage rate of 94 percent was recorded for front seat occupants. The weeks of Aug. 26 through Sept. 8 will be the Iowa ‘Special Traffic Enforcement Program’ (sTEP). Grundy County officers will be looking specifically for seat belt and child restraint violations, along with excessive speed, stop sign violations and alcohol/drug usage. The Sheriff noted the above period includes the Labor Day Holiday weekend, which is the last major summer holiday and therefore he urges everyone to drive with care. The sTEP (special Traffic Enforcement Programs) are funded by a grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau.
Grundy Area Cardiac Support Group to meet
GRUNDY CENTER — Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) will host the Grundy Area Cardiac Support Group on Monday, Sept. 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Education Room. Please use Entrance No. 33 on the west side of the hospital. Kristi Barnett, GCMH Social Worker, will present and answer questions on the “Better Choices Better Health Program,” a skill building workshop for people with
one or more chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, or arthritis. The Grundy Area Cardiac Support Group will meet quarterly on the first Monday of the month. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Brandy Tripp, RN, BSN, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator, at (319) 8245097.
Joyful Noise participating in CACFP program
GRUNDY CENTER — The Joyful Noise Daycare in Grundy Center has announced a joint relationship with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The program will allow Joyful Noise to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables, a larger variety of food and to promote healthier eating habits for children.
Auditor test dates set
Statewide examinations for the positions of deputy auditor and assessor have been scheduled for October. The examination for deputy assessor will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 while the examination for deputy auditor will be held Saturday, Oct. 19. Both exams will be held in the fourth-floor conference room at the Hoover State Office Building in Des Moines. Under Iowa law, a person wishing to become eligible for appointment as an assessor or auditor must successfully complete an examination and be certified by the Director of the Department of Revenue. Local officials can appoint only those persons certified by the Director of Revenue. Applications for the examinations may be obtained from city and county assessors, county auditors or from the Department of Revenue, Property Tax Division. The examinations are given approximately every six months.
Registration underway for City-Wide Sale
GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Community Preschool and Childcare Center is currently organizing a two-day city-wide garage sale to be held on Sept. 20 and and 21. Please call the Center at 319825-3565 by Sept. 11 to register. Registration fees will cover advertising handouts, fliers, yard signs, posters and press releases in numerous area newspapers. Registered garage sales will also be included on the sale map. Each sale will be allowed a brief listing of items, sale hours, sale hosts and street address. Each sale will also be assigned a number which will be promoted on the yard signs.
Benefit planned for Parkersburg resident
PARKERSBURG — On May 21, Parkersburg resident Rick Cashatt was critically injured in a construction accident and was airlifted to Iowa City with multiple fractures and other injuries. He underwent three surgeries and spent two weeks in the trauma unit there before being transferred to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo for two weeks of rehab and physical therapy. Due to the extent of his injuries, Cashatt has been unable to work and it is uncertain when, or if, he will be able to return to work in the future. His family and friends are organizing a benefit to help defray the medical bills and living expenses which have accumulated since his accident. The benefit is planned for Friday, Aug. 23 at the Parkersburg Veterans Building. The evening will begin with a free-will supper at 6 p.m., followed by raffles, an auction and a silent auction as the evening progresses. The benefit will conclude with music provided by the band “One More Time.” Come on out and show your support for Rick. If you would like to make a monetary donation to Rick, a special account has been set up at Lincoln Savings Bank in Aplington (under the name Colleen Mennen). If you would like to donate items for the auction or raffle please contact Rick’s sister Colleen at 319-4156252. Any donations would be welcome and are greatly appreciated.
Spartan Booster Club to host pregame supper
GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center Spartan Booster Club will host a pre-game porkburger supper prior to the Spartans’ season-opening football game against AGWSR Friday, Aug. 23. Serving will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the grassy area east of Spartan Stadium. The boosters will also be selling Spartan decals and apparel.
Taste Iowa returns to Conrad Aug. 24
CONRAD — Celebrating agriculture and locally grown food is the focus of the Taste Iowa event returning to Conrad on Saturday, August 24. GNB Bank is sponsoring this unique event, which was created to encourage the use of locally grown food. “The festival is designed to emphasize the economic connection
and health benefits of eating locally grown food,” said Shane Tiernan of GNB. Taste Iowa highlights the benefits of eating locally grown food from both a health and economic standpoint, with a variety of activities and entertainment planned for attendees. Saturday’s events include a popular celebrity chef demonstration, a barbecue contest, a bike ride, a seminar on making healthy food choices and a food fair featuring wines, popcorns, dairy products meat, and other food produced in north central Iowa. Live music throughout the day will add to the festive atmosphere. Registration forms to be a food vendor, bike ride participant, or barbecue contestant are available at www. gnbbank.com. Look for the Taste Iowa announcement on the homepage.
Alzheimer group to meet Aug. 22
The Alzheimer Support Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Place Assisted Living Center, 95 D Avenue, Grundy Center. For more information call Cathi at 319-824-5674.
GRUNDY CENTER — Lifeserve Blood Center will host a pair of local blood drives in upcoming week. A Conrad Community Blood Drive will be held Friday, Aug. 23 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. A Reinbeck Community Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Reinbeck United Methodist Church.
Touchstones Grief, Support group to meet
REINBECK — Abels and French-Hand Funeral Homes and Cedar Valley Hospice will host Touchstones: A Grief Support and Education Group Thursdays at 6 p.m. from Aug. 22 to Nov. 14 at the Reinbeck United Methodist Church. The group will help those struggling with grief find a safe and welcoming environment. Materials used will be from renowned grief counselor and author Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Guides will also help participants through their healing journey. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Robin at 319-830-4333.
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LaVerne June Everts, age 90, of Parkersburg died August 14, 2013, at The Presbyterian Village in Ackley. Funeral services were held August 19 Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg, with Pastor Joe Romeo officiating. Renise Aswegen was the pianist and she accompanied the congregation as they sang “It Took A Miracle” and “I’d Rather Have Jesus.” Roma Ries provided special music as she sang “Supper Time.” Burial was held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Parkersburg. Dale Hartley, Justin Pluess, Jay Hartley, Craig Gunderson, Eric Everts, Joe Neuroth, Tony Everts, Morgen Miller, Todd Butler and Mark Ridder served as Casketbearers. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.redmanschwartz.com. LaVerne was born to William T. and Tena (Getting) Huisman on January 31, 1923, near Parkersburg. LaVerne graduated in 1940 from Parkersburg High School. On October 8, 1943, LaVerne was united in marriage with Fred E. Everts at the Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg. The couple lived and farmed south of town. Upon retirement in 1985, they moved to Parkersburg. In 2010, LaVerne moved to Parker Place and later to the Presbyterian Village. LaVerne was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was active in The Sunshine Society. She was involved with the 4-H Club while the children were members. Throughout the years she enjoyed taking family fishing trips to Lake Pokegama, Minnesota. Her interests included reading, puzzles, board games, collecting shoe figurines and pheasant items. Among family and friends she was known for baking delicious angel food cakes. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred, in 2011; an infant daughter, Linda; one sister, Marjorie Huisman; and a brother, Alvin. LaVerne is survived by her five children: Ardyce (John) Hartley of Nuevo, Calif., Glen (Theresa) Everts of Dumont, Marie (Mart) Butenhoff of Marshalltown, LeeAnn (Jeff) Saylor of Benton, Wis., and Gail (Terry) Ridder of Shell Rock; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Delbert “Stub” Huisman and Don Huisman, both of Parkersburg; two sisters-in-law, Esther (Charles) Stickley of Hurley, New York and Vivian Hansen of Centerville; and one brother-in-law, Marvin (Marcedes) Everts of Parkersburg.
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Visitation will be held on Monday, August 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. Burial will be held privately at the Elmwood Cemetery in Dike.
The location of Nancy Dolmage's Little Library was listed incorrectly in last week's Grundy Register. The library is located on H Avenue just west of 12th Street. The Grundy Register apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.
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4 Thursday, August 22, 2013 Memory Lane
A look back through The Grundy Register
•Compiled by Lisa Kanagy•
10 Years Ago This Week - 2003 •Tim, Melissa & son David Laughlin of Grundy Center headed to this year’s IA State Fair for their 14th time, with their Bees to compete in a variety of classes with 18 exhibits. They each finished with several ribbons. •Town & Country Golf Club hosted their 3rd annual Pre-Backto-school tourney with a turnout of 33 participants ages eight-13. •Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has Open House. •The IA Games Silver Medalists, U-12 Grundy Center boys soccer team are pictured. •New Teacher Luncheon held for seven new employees, hosted by Gr. Center Chamber of Comrc. Ambasdrs. The Board approves a resignation for Carol Schipper after ~20 yrs. & Rusty Lippincott. •Center Theater-Pirates of the Caribbean. •Jif Peanut Butter-18 oz. $1.69 25 Years Ago This Week - 1988 •Monday night a ‘phone-athon’ will begin, to raise money for the Center Theatre. •Emergency drought assistance sign up to start by mid-October as stated by the 3rd District Congressman Dave Nagle. • D i k e K w i k Tr i p G r a n d opening will be Thurs.-Saturday. •Ron Schildroth. Gr. Center was honored by the American Soybeen Assoc. as the nation’s top soybean recruiter, signing 208 members into the organization. •The addition at Ritchie Industries Plant in Conrad, will be completed around Nov. 8th. This will provide the manufacturing space needed for the company’s new ‘energy free’ Water ProLine. •Dike Watermelon Days was deemed a ‘Success’ due to great weather and hard work done by many groups and individuals. •Chickenburgers & can of Pepsi is 75¢ this Fri & Sat. •Center Theater- ‘The Dead Pool’, starring Clint Eastwood 50 Years Ago This Week - 1963 •The Brahma Bull who broke free from the rodeo pen @ the fairgrounds two weeks ago is still at large, keeping himself concealed in cornfields he is considered Dangerous. •Kula Karkey from Nepal, a member of the Nepal Dept. of Agriculture, on a six-month tour of American Agriculture, visited Gr. Co. Ext. Srvc. ofc. His country calls the 4-H symbol ‘Four Clover’ •80 miles of phone lines going approx. three feet under will replace all lines in the 60 sq. mi. area involving about 170 users around Fern and Stout. This will help that there will be no more than eight users on any line. •Gr. Co. pig crop was the county’s most valuable crop estimated at approx. $8 mil. with cattle at a close second •Gr. County Fair ended Friday with the largest crowd ever to view a County Fair grandstand performance on Wed. with ~3,000 •Mrs. Lois Buskohl and Miss Josephine Bergman will again begin the school year as the only teachers at Holland on Monday. •Center Theater-’The Nutty Professor’ starring Jerry Lewis •Planters peanut butr.-18oz. 49¢ 75 Years Ago This Week - 1938 •Over 500 gathered to honor the newly elected Dept. Commander of the Amer. Legion, V.F. Sievering. •A fire of unknown origin on Wed. morning destroyed all the buildings on the Sam Hayes farm, 2-3/4 mi. E. of Fern, except the house and a chicken coop. Rebuilding will start soon. •Several teams are involved in the softball game of ‘Donkey Ball’ -the whole game is played ON donkeys. Have Fun! •Colfax Presb. Church is moving a house to the church for occupancy by their custodian’s family. •Theater feature-’Girl of the Golden West’ •Med.Sunkist oranges 25¢ / doz
By KEVIN WILLIAMS Grundy County Conservation Director
Where Did August Go? Where has August gone? For that matter where did July go? Or June? Summer is over. And I’m not saying that because of the crazy mild weather we had during the state fair. Hot temps aren’t gone for good. In fact, they are forecast to be back before you are reading this in the newspaper this week. OK, so maybe summer won’t be officially over for a few more weeks if you are checking your calendar but there are natural signs that it is almost fall. Like the ever-growing flocks of blackbirds and swallows that you see along the roads perched on the adjacent powerlines and cornstalks. Then there are the sounds of cicadas, katydids, and crickets. First, the cicadas start the insect chorus in late afternoon with the ascending zing-zing-zing sound coming from the trees That’s the best way that I can try and describe it. At dusk the male crickets begin rubbing their wings together, dragging a small peg
on one wing across a row of ridges on the other. The result is a series of clicks similar to what happens when you click your thumbnail down the teeth of a comb. Only with the crickets the clicks are so fast you don’t hear the individual clicks. What you hear is a trill or a chirp. Finally, the last singers of the day take over and sing till the wee hours of the morning. Katydids are large green insects that are more commonly heard than seen. Katydids resemble a leaf and easily hide within the upper crown of a hardwood tree. They are named for the rhythmic song they sing in late summer. The males sing in quick bursts of two, three or four notes that sort of sound like Kay-tee-did. The sound is a crisp and harsh tone similar to saying the word zit with a prolonged Z sound and abrupt T on the end. Now say it three times in quick succession. The Killdeers that Shannon wrote about a couple of weeks ago are running all over the gravel roads near
our house in preparation for migration but many kinds of shorebirds have already exited this area. There are a few bird species still nesting but for the most part, that is over, too. The primary exception to that would be the American Goldfinches. They wait until right now to nest thus utilizing the down of the thistles to line their nests. The sounds of the coyotes to the north and south of my house in the evenings tell me that that the pups are nearing adult size and will soon be on their own. Before winter gets here they will need to be. And with the Scheels 3D Bowshoot held on the Black Hawk Creek Wildlife Area this past weekend, I really got in the mood for fall and bowhunting. The results from the shoot will be posted on the county website – grundycounty.org. I’ll plan to tell you how things went and who the winners were in this newscolumn next week.
Northey comments on Iowa Crops and Weather report
DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The dry weather remains a concern as 65 percent of the topsoil and 59 percent of subsoil moisture is short or very short,” Northey said. “While the cool dry weather was ideal for the state fair, crops need additional precipitation and warm weather as development remains well behind the fiveyear average.” The weekly report is also available on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s website at www.IowaAgriculture.gov or on USDA’s site at www.nass.usda.gov/ ia. The report summary follows here: CROP REPORT Drier and cooler than average weather persisted across most of Iowa during the week ending August 18, 2013, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Although varying amounts of moisture were received in central and western portions of the State, the lack of significant precipitation was a growing concern for Iowa farmers. Statewide there was an average of 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork. Southwest Iowa received the most rainfall during the week, and had the least days suitable for fieldwork with 5.8. A total of 35 percent of topsoil and 41 percent of subsoil was in the
adequate and surplus moisture categories, both declining 6 percentage points from last week. Topsoil moisture levels rated 25 percent very short, 40 percent short, 34 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture levels rated 19 percent very short, 40 percent short, 40 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. With nearly all the corn crop tasseled, 93 percent was silking, behind the five-year average of 99 percent. Sixty-two percent of the corn crop reached the milk stage, trailing the normal 87 percent. Twenty-four percent of the crop has reached the dough stage, well behind the normal 60 percent. Some of the very earliest planted corn crop has reached the dent stage. Corn condition declined slightly from the previous week, and was rated at 5 percent very poor, 13 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 40 percent good and 8 percent excellent. With 95 percent of the soybean crop blooming, pods were being set on 71 percent of the soybean crop, well behind last year’s 94 percent and the normal 89 percent. Soybean condition declined slightly from last week and was rated 5 percent very poor, 12 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 38 percent good and 9 percent excellent. Oat harvest was wrapping up across the state. The third cutting of alfalfa has reached 36 percent compete, 9 days behind the normal pace. Both hay and pasture conditions continued to deteriorate, and the amount rated in the good and excellent categories fell 4
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and 3 percentage points, respectively. Hay condition was rated at 5 percent very poor, 13 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 40 percent good and 6 percent excellent. Pasture condition rated 10 percent very poor, 22 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 25 percent good and 3 percent excellent. IOWA PRELIMINARY WEATHER SUMMARY By Harry Hillaker State Climatologist, Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship Unseasonably cool weather prevailed for another week while most of the state is still waiting for a substantial rain. Temperatures averaged below normal every day this week, as they have for all but one day in the past four weeks. Temperatures approached normal on Sunday (11th) and Monday (12th) with highs mostly in the 80’s but were well below normal from Tuesday (13th) through Thursday (15th) when daytime highs were mostly in the 70’s. Temperature extremes for the week ranged from Sunday (11th) afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Bloomfield, Centerville, Des Moines, Donnellson and Osceola, as well as at Red Oak on Monday to Wednesday morning lows of 42 degrees at Elkader and Belle Plaine. Temperatures for the week as a whole averaged 5.9 degrees below normal. Thunderstorms brought very welcome rain to parts of north central and central Iowa on Sunday (11th) night with a maximum reported amount of
2.27 inches at Boone. Rain was also widespread across the southwest onethird of the state on Wednesday night with Underwood (Pottawattamie Co.) reporting the most with 3.85 inches. However, parts of the state, particularly the far southeast, received no rain for the week. The statewide average precipitation was 0.44 inches while normal for the week is 0.98 inches. This was the sixth week of the past seven to bring less than normal rainfall.
Driver’s License Station Hours Wednesday & Thursday Grundy County Treasurer’s Office Telephone: (319) 824-1212 Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Driving tests by appointment only)
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Butler County Treasurer, Allison Telephone: (319) 267-2145 Hours: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Driving Thursday by appointment, 1 - 3 p.m.)
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Hardin County Treasurer, Eldora Telephone: (641) 939-8238 Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Driving tests by appointment)
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Driver’s License Station, 103 Crossroads Center, Waterloo Telephone: (319) 235-0902 A Full-Service Site Hours: Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Closed Monday.
Civil War Battlefield Surgery By SUE ECKHOFF Grundy County Heritage Museum Against common belief, Civil War surgeons were not heartless, nor were they totally incompetent. There were certainly those who were not competent, but to lump all surgeons into that category was an injustice. In the battle of Antietam, devotion to duty caused some medical officers to lose their lives. If any objection were to be made against surgery in the field it would be the efforts on the part of surgeons to practice “conservative surgery” to too great an extent. The slow moving minie bullet used during the Civil War caused catastrophic injuries. The minie ball that struck John Hoods leg at Chickamauga destroyed 5 inches of his upper thigh bone. This left surgeons with no choice but to amputate, his leg was removed only four and one half inches away from his body. Injuries like Hoods had an 83% mortality rate. The closer to the body the amputation was done, the more chance there was that the wound would be mortal. The most common Civil War surgery was amputation. Missing arms and legs were permanent, very visible reminders of the war. Amputees ranged from the highest ranking officers like John B. Hood and Stonewall Jackson all the way down to enlisted men like Corporal C.N. Lapham of the 1st Vermont cavalry who lost both of his legs to a cannon ball. With three out of four wounds being to extremities, the Federal Army had 30,000 amputations. It would not be out of the ordinary for the wait for treatment to be up to two days. When treatment was finally done it was not done antiseptically, surgeons did not perform careful hand washing before operating. The doctors wore blood spattered clothes and when something was dropped it was simply rinsed in cool, often bloody water. They used sponges and instruments that had been used in previous cases and simply dipped them in water before using them again. The injuries to be dealt with were dreadful. The minie ball bullet left large gaping holes, splintered bones and destroyed muscle, arteries and tissue beyond any possible repair. Those shot through the body or the head would not be expected to live. The problem was that on the whole, Civil War doctors were not incompetent as doctors, but as surgeons. Of the 11,000 Northern physicians, only 500 had performed surgery. In the confederacy it was worse. Of 3,000, only 27 had done surgery. Many got their first introduction to surgery on the battlefield. The field hospital was hell on earth. Surgeons would stand over the operating table for hours without a let-up. Man screamed in delirium, calling for loved ones. They worked under a crude system of triage. Wounds through the head, belly or chest were left to one side, because they would most likely die. As cruel and crude as it sounds, it allowed doctors to save previous time to operate on the ones that could be saved. The surgeon would wash out the wound with a cloth, probe for cloth, bone splinters, or the bullet. If the bone was broken or a major blood vessel torn, he would often decide on amputation. He would then administer chloroform (which was in widespread use, contrary to opinion). Then he would take his scalpel and make an incision through the skin and muscle and down to the bone, making incisions above and below the wound, leaving a flap of skin on one side, then saw through the bone until it was severed, tie off the arteries, scrap the bone smooth, and pull the flap of skin across and sew closed, leaving a drainage hole. A good surgeon could amputate a leg in less than 10 minutes. If the soldier was lucky he would recover without “surgical fever” (pyemia or gangrene). Pyemia was the most deadly; it was a form of blood poisoning and had a mortality rate of ninety percent.
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Grundy SOCIAL EVENTS Register
GCHS Class of 1953 reunion
The Grundy Center Class of 1953 held its 60th reunion on July 12. Front row: Marilyn Grabinski Gonnerman (K-7), Janice Henry Treep, Carmen Grimmius Curtis. Doris Davis Wrage, Arlene Kopsa Stumberg, Mary Lou Mooty Schmidt, Dorothy Catherwood Beenken, Mary Draper Swindall, Betty Goodman Kell, Alice Collins Bergman, Dot Meyers Finke, Cheryl Lebeda Korte, Bernita Kruger Huss. Second Row: Joyce Verly Steinmeyer, John Doak, Ted Clark, Paul Schoon, Jim Morrison, Eldon Kruger, Norm Kruse, Joyce Kiewiet Robertson, Dilman Stachour, Winona Van Deest Lautherbach, Ima Jean Tpekes, Larry Rinesmith. Not pictured: Barbara Saltou Musch. Eight members are deceased.
Nutrition site menu
Friday, August 23 — Hamburger Patty, O’Brien Potatoes, Broccoli Salad, Hamburger Bun, Citrus Fruit Cup, Ketchup Monday, August 26 — Baked Chicken with Gravy, Whipped Potatoes, Spinach, Wheat Bread/Margarine, Mandarin Oranges with Pineapple Tuesday, August 27 — Roast Beef with Gravy, Baked Potato, Green Peas, Multi Grain Bread/Margarine, Fruited Gelatin, Sour Cream Wednesday, August 28— Pork Rib Patty, Ranch Beans, California Vegetables, Hamburger Bun, Tropical Fruit Thursday, August 29 — Swedish Meatballs, Pasta, Italian Vegetables, Multi Grain Bread/Margarine, Fresh Fruit
News from Ivester
Friendly Forum Meet at 5 p.m. at Sac and Fox Outlook north of Pine Lake State Park. Meat and drink will be provided. Bring a side dish to share. Linda Smith is hosting. Youth Youth and parents are asked to meet after church next Sunday, August 25. Planning for the year, as well as attending National Youth Conference in Colorado in 2014 will be discussed. Save the date Music Fest will be held at Camp Pine Lake (Church of the Brethren) on August 31 from 1-8 p.m. The general public is welcome to attend for free. All Ages Camp will continue with guest musician, Garrison Doles. Local music groups will be featured. Children's crafts, storytelling, a musical petting zoo, a silent auction, square-dancing and food will be included! Donations are welcome and will go to the scholarship fund for camp. Sunday, September 1 Worship will be held at the camp. No services at Ivester Church. September 14 Please save the date: September 14. A Community Picnic will be held at the church with a potluck meal. Invite neighbors and friends. There will be games and a movie later in the evening. Bring your own lawn chairs if you wish.
Center Theatre’s Reel-to-Reel
At the Center Theatre on Friday, August 23 at 7 p.m. will be the action/comedy/sequel Red 2, starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Catherine Zeta-Jones. This movie is rated PG-13 for language and violence, running approximately 120 minutes in length. At 7:30 will be the adventure/adaptation/sequel Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters, starring Logan Lerman. This movie is rated PG, running approximately 105 minutes in length. THERE WILL BE NO WEEKEND MATINEES THIS WEEK. In Red 2, the high-octane actioncomedy sequel to the worldwide sleeper hit, retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. To succeed, they’ll need to survive an army of relentless assassins, ruthless terrorists and power-crazed government officials, all eager to get their hands on the next-generation weapon. The mission takes Frank and his motley crew to Paris, London and Moscow. Outgunned and outmanned, they have only their cunning wits, their old-school skills, and each other to rely on as they try to save the world - and stay alive in the process. Based on the publishing phenomenon, Perry Jackson: Sea Of Monsters continues the young man’s journey to fulfill his destiny. To save their world, Percy (Logan Lerman) and his friends must find the fabled and powerfully magic Golden Fleece. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying creatures, an unstoppable army, and the ultimate Evil. For the most up-to-date movie information, please check out our new website at www.grundycentertheatre.com. If you are interested in gift certificates to the Center Theatre, they may be purchased at GNB bank locations during the day or at the Center Theatre during evening business hours.
Grand Re-Opening! August 22-23-24, 2013
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New Vendors Baked Goods Store Sale in Progress Arturo’s Pizza Sat., Aug.pm24 11:00-2:00 By the slice or by the pizza
Home Spun Treasures 101 4th Street • Grundy Center
Hours: 10-5 Wednesday-Friday • 10-3 Saturday
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Couple to wed in September
Jenn Pierce and Wade Vande Vooren are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Jenn is the daughter of Don and Virginia Pierce. She graduated from Mount Marty College in 2000 with a major in early childhood education and religious education. She is employed at Apple Tree Children’s Center as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher. Wade is the son of Mark and Wande Vande Vooren. He graduated from Southeast Tech in 2000 with a major in surgical tech. He is employed at Rosenbaur America. He designs and installs the plumbing systems on fire trucks. The wedding will be held at the First Lutheran Church, Colton, S.D., on September 28. The couple plans to reside in Colton, S.D.
It was Saturday morning and the DNH Mom's met at the Dike New Hartford Auditorium for a special Mom Football Camp. OK Gramdma's were there also. Coach Betts welcomed 55 gals to the learning camp. The camp info went like this: Football basics, equipment, transition, and strength training . Then it was outside with the football players and we learned more about offense, defense, and then if you watched the 6 and 10 news you got to watch several Moms make hard hits on their player sons and a few even caught passes. It was then back inside for instructions on following the calls made by the officials. Dustin Lutterman, football official from Grundy Center , discussed the many things the officials look for during a game. Each Mom and Grandma at the camp received a handout explaining all the signals an official will use. So guys be sure to make the right call as we will be watching. Refreshment were served and watch for those ladies were their new t-shirts. Coach Betts tells us the first game will be August 30 against Grundy Center in Grundy Center. See you there!!
The 47th annual Dirks reunion was attended by 26 descendants on August 11 at Park Place Party Room. Thelma Dirks was the oldest person present and Bev Dirks was the youngest. Wayne Eilers led the group in prayer before the meal. Judy Eilers read the 2012 minutes. Updates were handed out. Changes in the family were four births, three deaths and one marriage. Another reunion will be held in 2014 on the second Sunday in August at Park Place Party Room. Thelma Dirks family will host the 2014 reunion.
Thursday, August 22: Rebeca Jorgensen, Jim Gerstenkorn, Gary Stumberg, Dena Bruhn Friday, August 23: Tom Lizer, Jeff Boe Saturday August 24: Justin Stone, Jana Mentzer Sunday, August 25: Emma Henze, Ana Luhring Monday, August 26: Klinton Carlson, Laura Middleswart Tuesday, August 27: Darlene Willms, Jill Vandehaar, Darwin Beckwith Wednesday, August 28: Fred Zmolek, Ryan Christensen Thursday, August 29: Sandy Hemmen, Doris Saathoff
Dates for Dike
Wednesday, August 21 School begins Early dismissal 6:30 Booster club meeting HS Library Thursday, August 22 JH Practice starts 6p, Academic Decathion Friday, August 23 6 pm HS Meet the Players and Musicians Night PTSO Fundraiser kickoff Saturday, August 24 8am JH FB equip check -out Sunda,y August 25 Local church services Monday, August 26 More school Tuesday, August 27 Prom Fundraiser kick-off
The Trust Advisory Committee of the
Sara Lee Yoder Charitable Trust is now taking applications for the 2013 Grant Awards Applications must be filed with the undersigned no later than September 13, 2013. For Application forms, please contact: Heronimus, Schmidt & Allen 630 G Avenue, P.O. Box 365 Grundy Center, IA 50638 319-824-6951
Back To School! Mom & Dad School Supply lists for the kids are checked off 4 Now... it’s your turn! Head to the Shabby Shack & spice up your home, office or man cave
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Thursday August 22 Friday August 23
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room • Grundy Comm. Center – No Walking Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m, Legion Room
Saturday August 24
• Grundy Comm. Center – Adams/Simms Reception, Wilts & Legion Room
Sunday August 25
• Grundy Comm. Center – Adams/Simms Reception, Wilts & Legion Room
Monday August 26
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room City of GC Comprehensive Plan, 6:30 p.m., Legion Room • Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Potter’s Hearing Aids, 9 a.m., Office Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
Tuesday August 27
Wednesday August 28
Thursday August 29
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m. Legion Room • Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 12 noon, Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
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Check it out at the Wellsburg Library
By KAREN MENNENGA With children returning to their classrooms and parents breathing a sigh of relief, this is a good time to remind parents of preschoolers about story time! Story time will be on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. this fall instead of Thursdays. Parents come in and check out our board books to encourage your younger children’s (infant and toddler) reading. Recent studies show that children who are read to from an early age have greater success when it comes time to learn to read. Have you heard the sound of buzzing and beeping at the library? This means inventory is in full swing as the staff scans each book, movie, or puzzle. New Books: Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber, The Last Kiss Goodbye by Karen Robards, Castaway Cove by JoAnn Ross, Summer Promise by Marianne Ellis, Mistress by James Patterson, The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty, and Tell Me by Lisa Jackson. Now Playing At Your Area Theatres
Gladbrook Theater Gladbrook, IA ~ 888-473-3456 Starting Friday August 23
7:30 p.m. Fri. thru Wed. 1:30 p.m. Sunday
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Center Theatre 800-682-6345
Starting, Friday August 23 7:00 Red 2
Rated PG-13, 120 minutes
7:30 Percy Jackson: sea of Monsters Rated PG, 105 minutes
NO Matinees this weekend Adults $3; Kids & Srs. $1
Jeralyn’s School of Dance
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Calendar of events Grundy Community Center
By DIANE PAIGE
Football MOM Camp
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Grundy FOR THE RECORD Register
Thursday, August 22, 2013
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Lucy Bolhuis, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR101805 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Lucy Bolhuis, Deceased, who died on or about 1st day of August, 2013: You are hereby notified that on the 7th day of August, 2013, the last will and testament of Lucy Bolhuis, deceased, bearing date of the 3rd day of August, 2009, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Christ C. Bolhuis was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is hereby given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 7th day of August, 2013. Christ C. Bolhuis 13138 X Avenue Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Heronimus, Schmidt, & Allen Attorneys for executor 630 G Avenue, Box 365 Grundy Center, IA 50638 Date of second publication 22nd day of August, 2013. Board of Directors: Work Sesson Grundy Center Community School District Monday, August 12, 2013 4:00 PM WORK SESSION: The Work Session held by the Grundy Center Community School District Board of Directors in the Administration Board room was called to order at 4:05 PM by President Knaack. Roll Call: Present: President Knaack & Directors Mathews, Venenga, Johanns, and Mackie Absent: None Administration: Murra Motion was made by Director Johanns, seconded by Director Mathews to approve the meeting agenda. Motion carried unanimously. Superintendent Murra introduced Dr. Roark Horn, Chief Administrator for the Area Education Agency 267. Dr. Horn facilitated a meeting of the Grundy Center Board of Directors aimed to exam current goals and evaluation methods to enhance any processes that the Board uses. The Board discussed current goals and how those goals can be measured. The Board will continue to evaluate District, Board, and Superintendent goals on a quarterly basis. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Venenga to adjourn the work session at 5:05PM. Motion carried unanimously. GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ATTEST: Vicki Knaack, Board President Stephanie Saak, Board Secretary 34-1
IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR GRUNDY COUNTY EQUITY NO. EQCV059088 ORIGINAL NOTICE Bank Of America, N.A., Plaintiff, Adelia L. Menuey-Blomgren, Spouse Of Adelia L. Menuey-Blomgren, Estate Of Austin Blomgren, Dwight Blomgren, David Blomgren, Iowa Department Of Revenue, United States Of America, Parties In Possession, All Unknown Claimants, And All Persons Unknown Claiming Any Right, Title Or Interest In And To The Following Described Real Estate Situated In Grundy County, Iowa, To Wit: Lot 2 Except The East 27 Feet Thereof; And Lot 3 Except The West 30 Feet Thereof, All In Block 1 Of Clift's Addition To The Town (Now City) Of Grundy Center, Iowa, And All Known And Unknown Claimants And All Persons Known Or Unknown Claiming Any Right, Title Or Interest And All Of Their Heirs, Spouses, Assigns, Grantees, Legatees, Devisees And All Of The Above Named Defendants, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S): You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of the clerk of this court, naming you as a defendant in this action, for foreclosure of the property legally described as: LOT 2 EXCEPT THE EAST 27 FEET THEREOF; AND LOT 3 EXCEPT THE WEST 30 FEET THEREOF, ALL IN BLOCK 1 OF CLIFT'S ADDITION TO THE TOWN (NOW CITY) OF GRUNDY CENTER, IOWA (Mortgaged Premises) due to a default in making contractual payments on a promissory note; for judgment in rem against the mortgaged premises for the principal amount of $65,174.57 plus interest as provided in the Note and as may have been subsequently adjusted thereafter, fees, costs, and attorney's fees, for a declaration of the sum due as a lien on the premises, a declaration that the mortgage is prior and superior to all of the other liens on the property, for a special execution to issue for sale of the Mortgaged Premises at sheriff's sale, for the issuance of a writ of possession, for a appointment of a receiver upon plaintiff's application, and for such further relief the Court deems just and equitable. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS SEE THE PETITION NOW CONTAINED IN THE COURT FILE NOTICE THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORECLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPTLY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNLESS YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL SIX MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY. YOU MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE AND IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDG-
MENT WILL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. IF YOU DO FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU IF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY ARE INSUFFICIENT TO SATISFY THE AMOUNT OF THE MORTGAGED DEBT AND COSTS. IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU WHETHER OR NOT YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. You are further notified that unless you serve and, within a reasonable time thereafter, file a motion or answer on or before September 11, 2013, in the Iowa District Court for County, Iowa, at the Courthouse in Grundy Center, Iowa, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, call the disability coordinator at Grundy Center319-833-3332. Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-735-2942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice. Clerk of Court Grundy County Courthouse Grundy Center, Iowa IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. 32-3 NOTICE TO BIDDERS PROJECT: SAFE ROOM ADDITION TO THE GRUNDY CENTER MIDDLE / SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BID DATE/TIME: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 BEFORE 2:00.00 P.M. LOCAL TIME (IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CLOCK IN THE BID LOCATION) LOCATION: ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 1301 – 12TH ST. GRUNDY CENTER, IA 50638 Bids shall be addressed and delivered to the Owner in sealed envelopes in strict compliance with instructions contained in the Bid Documents. Bids must be submitted on the approved bid form available in the Bid Documents. No oral, facsimile, electronic or telephonic bids or modifications will be considered. Bids received after the deadline for the submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened. Sealed proposals for the above project will be received, publicly opened and read aloud at the time and location stated above by the Board of Directors of GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, which includes all or part of the following Iowa Counties: GRUNDY & TAMA. Copies of the plans and specifications and other contract documents are now on file and available for inspection at the above bidding location and sets for Contractors/Suppliers can be ordered through the office of Rapids Reproductions, by logging on to dfs.rapidsrepro.com or calling 1-800-383-1223, upon the deposit of $200.00 which shall be fully refundable within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Bid award, upon the return of the Bid Documents, in reusable condition. A separate $25.00 check must accompany the deposit for mailing fee (nonrefundable). A single proposal will be received for the work of the General Contractor including the work of the
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Mechanical Subcontractor (Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilating) and the work of the Electrical Subcontractor. Subcontractors of all construction trades shall submit bids to the General Contractor covering the scope of work bid. The work under the Contract shall be commenced immediately after execution of the Owner-Contractor Agreement and substantially completed by a mutually agreed upon date, all as set forth in contractual documents. Bidders will be required to provide a security deposit, in the form of an approved Bid Bond, cashiers or certified check, or certified share draft in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, in a separate attached envelope. Bid Security shall be made payable to the Treasurer of GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT. Should the successful bidder fail or neglect to furnish a satisfactory performance and payment bond in the full amount of the contract price, refuse to enter into contract on the basis of the bid, or fail to meet the requirements of this Notice and the specifications regulating the award, the bidder's security may be retained as liquidated damages. No bidder may withdraw the proposal for a period of thirty calendar (30) days after the date and hour set for opening of bids. The Board of Directors may make the contract award to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder based on basis bid and selected alternates and in conformance to the Bid Documents prepared by StruXture Architects. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids, or any part thereof, and to waive informalities as allowed by law, and to enter into such contract or contracts as shall be deemed in the best interests of the GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT. By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa. All bids will be governed by applicable provisions in the Iowa Code and GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Board Policies. DATED AT: GRUNDY CENTER, IA 50638, this 19th day of August, 2013. BY ORDER OF: GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BY: STEPHANIE SAAK, BOARD SECRETARY 34-1
August 14, 2013 The Dike City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Soppe presiding. Council members present were: Chad Cutsforth, Rob Weissenfluh, Nick Cleveland and Luke Osterhaus. Absent: Wayne Paige. Also present were: Mike Camarata, B. J. Jorgensen, Joe Becker, Dan McGinnis with Central Iowa Water, Nathan Casey and Gary Bruns with McClure Engineering, Shane Metz, Zeb Stanbrough, Dave Pruin, Bob Haugebak, Kelly Nicholson, Dave and Annette Steinfeldt and Mike Menke. Consent Agenda – Motion by Cutsforth to approve the following in the consent agenda: Sheriff’s report, library report, approval of minutes as presented and delinquent utility accounts. Seconded by Cleveland. All ayes. Carried. Approval of Library Board Members – The library has appointed Julie Kopriva and Mike Rokes to the library board and asked the council for approval. Motion by Osterhaus to approve them to the library board. Seconded by Weissenfluh. All ayes. Carried. JP’s Beer Garden Permit – JP’s is hosting part of a poker run on Saturday, August 31 in the afternoon. He would like to extend his beer garden from the alley in back to the north side of State St. He would like to fence off at the alley on State St. to the corner of State and Main. He will be fencing the entire area. Motion by Weissenfluh to approve the permit providing that the insurance is in place and that everything is wrapped up by midnight. Seconded by Cleveland. All ayes. Carried. Grundy County Sheriff Agreement – Motion by Osterhaus to approve the agreement. Seconded by Cutsforth. All ayes. Carried. Superintendant’s Report – The electric line has been run to the cell tower west of town. Metz stated that he did a lot of the work. He also was given leftover wire from the cell tower which he has sold as scrap. He would like to use the leftover savings from the cell tower payment and the money from scrap to buy electric meters. The new meters are more accurate and it would speed up meter reading. More discussion at the September meeting. He would like the council to discuss hiring a third man. He stated that they had talked about working with two men and a part-time person for a while. He feels that there are lots of projects that are not getting done and he is concerned about safety with someone working alone on some projects. More discussion at the September meeting. He stated that the street project should be done by Thursday or Friday. There is no date set on the North St. project. Discussion of Water and Drainage Problems on Daisy St. –Several residents of Daisy St. discussed issues with water backing up in basements on Daisy St. when there is a significant amount of rainfall. McClure Engineering - Engineers with McClure discussed the waste water plant. They are working on a plan for updates on the plant. Discussion about funding. Discussion about problem areas in Dike. Discussion about water/ sewer rates. Discussion about a contract with McClure and payment to them for $18,530.00 which includes doing the paperwork for a State Revolving Loan. Cleveland introduced Resolution #814131, A RESOLUTION TO MOVE FORWARD WITH STATE REVOLVING LOAN PAPERWORK AND SIGN THE CONTRACT WITH MCCLURE ENGINEERING, and moved that it be adopted. Seconded by Weissenfluh. Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Cutsforth, Weissenfluh, Cleveland, Osterhaus. Nays: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared #814131 duly adopted.
Renewable Energy Agreement – This has been given to the attorney. Sump Pump Discussion – Metz stated that Rural Water Association will be assisting with a smoke test. Letters will be sent out discussion the reason for the smoke test along with a copy of the new sump pump ordinance. The new ordinance was given to the council and will be placed on the September agenda. Central Iowa Water Discussion – Dan McGinnis discussed the revised contract. CIW would help in selling the booster pump when the time comes if we sign the contract. Discussion about the tower and master meter sites. New wording was added to the contract that the City would purchase a site and transfer it to CIW or the City would pay them $20,000.00 and they would find the site. Cleveland introduced Resolution #814132, A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CENTRAL IOWA WATER TO PROVIDE WATER TO THE CITY OF DIKE, and moved that it be adopted. Seconded by Osterhaus. Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Cutsforth, Weissenfluh, Cleveland, Osterhaus. Nays: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution #814132 duly adopted. Fields Addition – The Mayor stated that he has met with the attorney and bonding attorney. They are working with information provided by the city about TIF and LMI. Financial Reports – Motion by Cleveland to approve the financial reports. Seconded by Weissenfluh. All ayes. Carried. Bills to Be Allowed and Paid – Motion by Cutsforth to approve the bills. Seconded by Cleveland. All ayes. Carried. Clerk’s Comments – Discussion about Annual Conference. It will be in Dubuque this year September 25 – 27. Clerk asked to be allowed to attend. Motion by Cutsforth to allow the clerk to attend Annual Conference. Seconded by Cleveland. All ayes. Carried. Mayor’s Comments – The Mayor would like to thank DCBA and Metz for their work for Watermelon Days. He wanted to thank Osterhaus for his work on the fireworks and hopes that there will be fireworks in the future. He stated that he would like to thank Mike Menke for his work on the welcome signs. Motion by Cleveland to adjourn. Seconded by Cutsforth. All ayes. Carried. Michael Soppe, Mayor ATTEST: Patti Freese, City Clerk Airgas North Central, Supplies.............$194.68 Airgas North Central, Carbon Dioxide... $15.78 Alliant Energy,Street Lights/Signs/Siren............ .............................................................$315.55 Ann Hilliard,Mileage................................ $9.61 Aus Waterloo Mc Lockbox, Hall Supplies ......... $617.20 Aus Waterloo Mc Lockbox, Hall Supplies.......... ............................................................$561.54 Aspro Inc, Cold Mix, ............................$221.44 Baker & Taylor, Books/Dvds .............$1,794.69 Baker & Taylor, Books/Dvds .............$1,412.08 Bancard Services, Library Supplies ....$232.01 Bancard Services, Led Lights /Supplieis/Signs .........................................................$2,427.75 Beninga Sanitation, Sanitation Pick .$2,729.96 Beninga Sanitation, Recycling ........... $145.92 Black Hawk County Landfill, Non Routine Pick Up ..........................................................$49.88 Black Hawk Rental, Supplies.................$55.65 Black Hills Energy, Heat ......................$378.70 Ge Capital Retail Bank, Supplies ....... $342.79 Bmc Aggregates L C, Roadstone .... $2,454.86 Brown Supply Co, Water Supplies.......$596.34 Collection Services Center, Dng - John Weber .........................................................$1,727.67 City Of Dike, Electric Usage .............$4,856.58 Continental Research Corporati, Cling/Sani Bright....................................................$570.15 Cooley Pumping, Portable Toilet............$80.00 Covenant Medical Center, Ambulance Supplies ..............................................................$27.52 Covenant Medical Center, Paramedic Intercepts.................................................... $220.00 Craig’s Vac Shop, Vac Bags ................. $29.90 Cedar Valley Community, Health Insurance .........................................................$2,839.31 John Webe, Haul Sludge ..................$1,727.67 Dakota Supply Group, Meter ... Demco, Library Supplies............................................... $441.87 Depping Farms, Rock Hauling ....... $1,519.06 Ia Dept Of Natural Resources, Annual Fee....... .............................................................$210.00 Ia Dept Of Natural Resources, Water Supply Fee.......................................................$141.18 E F T P S, Fed/Fica Taxes ............ $10,036.52 E F T P S , Fed/Fica Tax...................... $166.72 Emergency Medical Products Inc, Supplies .............................................................$580.84 Farmers Cooperative Co , Weigh Fee .. $32.00 Fastenal Company, Sweeper Repair....... $5.63 Fletcher-Reinhardt Company, Electric Supplies ............................................................$466.30 Follett Software Company, Library Software ............................................................$765.00 Fort Dearborn Life Insurance, Life Insurance ..............................................................$66.75 G & M Masonry, Inc., Drop Box Consultation ..............................................................$85.00 Grundy Co Development Alliance, Dues .........................................................$3,385.20 Grundy Co. Library Association, Dues...$30.00 Grundy County Sheriff, Contract ..... $5,398.83 Hach Company, Water Supplies .........$145.79 Hawkins Inc., Chlorine ........................$159.58 Hawkins Inc., Chlorine ............................ $5.00 Daniel Klatt, Hsa- Employee ................ $60.00 Daniel Klatt, Hsa- Employee .................$60.00 Daniel Klat, Hsa- Employee...................$60.00 Daniel Klatt, Hsa- Employee................. $60.00 Daniel Klatt, Hsa- Employee .................$60.00 Inrcog, Dues/Safety Dues.................$1,556.14 Iowa One Call, Locates......................... $18.00 Iowa One Call, Locates............................18.00 Iowa Prison Industries, Garbage Bags .........................................................$4,706.00 Wells Fargo Bank - Corporate, Water Investment ....................................................$600.00 Wells Fargo Bank - Corporate, Sewer Investment ....................................................$600.00 Ipers, Ipers....................................... $3,045.05 Ipers, Ipers ..........................................$117.15
Iowa Workforce Development, Unemployment. ..........................................................$4,407.00 The Jones Law Firm, Attorney Fees.... $545.75 Jordan’s Nursery, Inc., Plants For Signs .......... ..........................................................$1,162.95 Kaypark Rec Corp, Bench And Water Fountain ..........................................................$1,924.00 Koch Brothers, Contract ........................$93.03 Konken Electric Inc, Fire Dept. Supplies...$32.48 Konken Electric Inc, Cell Phone Tower ........................................................$12,003.50 Kwik Trip Inc, Fuel............................ $1,188.23 Make It Up! Facepainting, Watermelon Day ............................................................$160.00 Marco, Inc., Contract/Maintenance..... $242.93 Martin Bros, Summer Rec .................. $143.17 Marv’s Repair, Endloader Tires ........$4,042.45 Mediacom, Library Internet.....................$68.75 Menards, Pool Supplies.........................$61.19 Menards, Supplies................................. $94.60 Mid-America Publishing Corp, Publications ............................................................$148.20 Momar Incorporated, One Step........ $2,575.65 Covenant Clinic, Vaccines................... $128.00 Outdoor & More, Mower Repair ............$56.57 Patti Freese, Mileage To Marshalltown.$125.43 Patti Freese, Mileage.............................$88.71 Physician’s Claims Company, Ambulance Fees ............................................................$195.16 Pool Tech, Pool Supplies..................... $349.27 Dike Post Office, Utility Postage ..........$151.14 Dike Post Office, Box Rent ....................$32.00 Quill Corporation, Supplies ................. $162.84 Centurylink, Phone Service................. $581.48 Grundy County R.e.c., Line Project .................. ........................................................$47,480.30 Rochelle Penwell, Summer Rec Refund $40.00 Resale Power Group Of Iowa, Wholesale Pow.................................... $49,383.45 er Sandry Fire Supply, Fd Equipment.......$766.52 Sartori Memorial Hospital , Paramedic Intercepts.................................................... $430.00 Scot’s Supply Co Inc, Fire Truck/Sweeper........ ...............................................................$49.38 Stephene Grooms, Library Course ........$35.00 Superior Welding, Oxygen ...................$120.00 Testamerica Laboratories Inc, Wwtp Tests ....... .............................................................$498.02 Grundy County Treasurer, Property Tax ........... .............................................................$830.00 Ubben Building Supplies, Supplies ..... $54.76 Usa Bluebook, Water Supplies .......... Wal-Mart Community Brc, Dvds, Books, Supplies............ .............................................................$611.73 Waterloo Oil Co Inc, Diesel ......... Wells Hollow Landscaping, City Entry Signs .......$21,088.35 Withholding Tax Process, State Taxes ............. ..........................................................$1,278.00 Withholding Tax Process, State Tax...... $28.00 Ziegler Inc, Maintenance Agreement ...$7,159.20 Total Accounts Payable................ $224,357.34 Payroll Checks................................$34,921.32 34-1
NOTICE OF U.S. MARSHAL'S SALE C-12-0124 Public notice is hereby given, that by virtue of a writ of execution (or Fieri Facias), dated July 26th, 2013, issued out of the United States District Court, for the Northern District of Iowa, on a judgment rendered in said Court, on the 16th day of July, 2013, in favor of the United States of America and against: Max B. Lindner, deceased; all unknown claimants; all persons claiming any right, title, or interest in the subject real property, including, but not limited to, all unknown heirs, spouses, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, legatees, successors, creditors, assignees, grantees and beneficiaries of the deceased; all of the unknown guardians, conservators, and trustees of such of the minors or others in any way under legal disability relating to the deceased defendant that may claim an interest in the subject property; and all unknown parties in possession; I have, on this 8th day of August, 2013, levied upon the following described real estate, situated in the County of Grundy and State of Iowa, to wit:Lots four (4), five (5), six (6), seven (7), eight (8) and the south 15 feet of lot nine (9) in block three (3) of the Bower’s addition to the town of Reinbeck, Iowa; and all that part of the west half of the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter (W ½ NW 1/4 SE 1/4)of section twenty-eight (28), township eighty-seven (87) north, range fifteen (15), west of the 5th p.m., excepting there from that part contained in Mart’s addition to the town of Reinbeck, Iowa; and excepting that part contained in Bower’s addition to the town of Reinbeck, Iowa; and excepting a tract commencingat the northwest corner of lot ten (10) in block three (3) of said Bower’s addition, running thence west 60 feet along the south line of Spruce Street extended; thence south 90 feet; thence east 60 feet to the west line of lot (9) of block three (3) of said Bower’s addition; thence north 90 feet to the point of beginning (this tract is merely an extension of west street to allow for entrance to the Methodist Church parking lot which is composed of lot ten (10) and the north 45 feet of lot nine (9) in block three (3) of said Bower’s addition to the town of Reinbeck, Iowa. I will, accordingly, offer said real estate for sale, at public auction to the highest and best bidder, for cash or certified check, on the 12th day of September 2013, at 11:00 o'clock a.m., at the Grundy County Courthouse, 706 G Avenue, Grundy Center, Iowa, 50638. Said sale shall be subject to any unpaid real property taxes or special assessments. Dated, this 29th day of July, 2013. /s/ KENNETH J. RUNDE, United States Marshal NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA MATTHEW J. COLE Plaintiff's Attorney Assistant United States Attorney 111 Seventh Ave SE, Box 1 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 319-363-6333 32-4
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Grundy County Treasurer's Semi- Annual Report January 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013 BEG. FUND BALANCE JAN. 1 0001 0002
GENERAL BASIC GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL
0010 0011 0012 0020 0021 0023 0024
TOTAL REVENUES COLLECTED
TOTAL COUNTY DISBURSEMENTS
ENDING FUND BALANCE JUNE 30
MH-DD SERVICES FUND RURAL SERVICES BASIC RURAL SERVICES SUPPLEMENTAL SECONDARY ROAD HWY 20 FUND-SECONDARY ROAD REAP MONIES FUND RECORDER'S RECORDS MANAGEMENT
367,135.34 765,546.46 1,387.00 830,207.71 888,299.78 101,796.98 22,814.68
321,738.36 880,608.24 0.00 2,081,175.51 0.00 0.00 1,940.00
0027 0028 0029 0030
CONSERVATION TRUST FUND RECORDER'S ELECTRONIC TRANS FUND LANDFILL CLOSURE TRUST FUND STATE DRUG FORFEITURE FUND
196,550.09 0.00 964,332.70 994.45
56,914.96 0.00 4,183.21 256.00
FEDERAL DRUG FORFEITURE FUND SHERIFF'S GRANT FUND
CONVENIENCE CNTR CLOSURE FUND HOUSEHOLD HAZARD MATERIALS FUND
SHERIFF COMMISSARY FUND DRAINAGE DISTRICTS
0101 0102 0103 0104 0105 0106
DD #1 FAIRIELD-GRANT (1917) DD #2 FAIRFIELD (1917) DD #3 FAIRFIELD (1922) DD #4 PALERMO-WASHINGTON (1925) DD #5 COLFAX-P VALLEY (1927) DD #A-1 PALERMO (1927)
0.00 254.11 6.95 308.49 0.00 18,666.62
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
DD #A-2 BLACKHAWK (1922) DD #A-3 COLFAX-SHILOH (1924)
DD #A-4 GERMAN (1928) DD #6 COLFAX-P VALLEY
0800 0805 0810 0815
CO IND PARK TIF FUND FELIX 36-BOB'S TIF FUND BOB'S FARM CTR TIF FUND PALERMO-BACON TIF FUND
7.88 0.00 0.00 0.00
90.63 0.00 0.00 0.00
WELCOME CENTER TIF OLDEROG TIF
TITAN TIF OXBO TIF
CARDINAL CONSTRUCTION TIF CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND
2000 2001 4000 4001
DEBT SERVICE FUND DEBT SERVICE FUND-HOSPITAL 09 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Hazard Mitigation Plan
3,686.11 0.00 77,589.00 36,586.59
0.00 939,577.50 0.00 0.00
NE IA RESPONSE GROUP E911 - TELEPHONE OPERATING
E911 - TELEPHONE SURCHARGE TAMA 28E AGREEMENT
4100 4101 4102 4103
ASSESSORS FUND SPECIAL APPRAISERS FUND/ASSESSORS ASSESSOR'S FICA ASSESSOR'S IPERS
191,702.15 72,469.63 0.00 0.00
165,730.86 0.00 0.00 0.00
4140 4200 4300
CO. AGRIC. EXTENSION SCHOOL DISTRICT FUND VOCATIONAL SCHOOL FUND
1,917.06 107,069.36 10,722.24
74,810.66 4,160,172.21 411,256.62
CORPORATION FUND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS--CITIES
4700 4800 4900 5010 5020
TOWNSHIP FUND BRUC. & T.B. ERADICATION DIKE FIRE DISTRICT MOTOR VEHICLE AUTO REG. MOTOR VEHICLE AUTO USE TAX
12,664.32 26.66 472.70 392,939.52 120,092.59
101,613.92 1,035.77 14,811.81 1,439,032.00 919,771.31
DRIVERS LICENSE PREPAID TAX FUND
5100 5130 5300 7000 7010 7020
UNAPPORTIONED TAX TAX SALE REDEMPTION RECORDER'S ELECTRONIC FEE FUND AG. LAND CREDIT FAMILY FARM CREDIT MOBILE HOME CREDIT
0.00 0.00 268.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
0.00 75,067.14 1,988.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
7030 7040 7050 7060
HOMESTEAD CREDIT MILITARY CREDIT ELDERLY & DISABLED CREDIT M & E AND COMPUTERS REPLACEMENT
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
901,598.60 257.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 75,067.14 1,875.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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1,756,003.22 464,625.36 411,056.93 912,904.47 0.00 2,088,860.06 0.00 0.00 2,506.03 4,037.50 0.00 30,319.62 25.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 98.51 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,462.07 15,990.73 2,290.68
18,342.47 243.56 9,226.06 0.00 0.00 939,577.50 193.49 0.00 0.00 0.00 78,231.97 29,677.29 122,310.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 74,824.59 4,159,788.39 411,601.23 1,970,336.34 4,459.99 111,468.05 1,036.22 14,892.56 1,659,256.16
277,816.77 733,250.23 1,387.00 822,523.16 888,299.78 101,796.98 22,248.65 249,427.55 0.00 938,196.29 1,224.85 1,223.00 265.25 730.00 10,000.00 4,000.00 0.00 0.00 254.11 6.95 308.49 0.00 18,666.62 0.00 282.81 75.47 1,660.68 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,914.14
0.00 0.00 3,686.11 0.00 77,395.51 36,586.59 0.00 4,887.20 43,830.77 17,296.51 235,122.20 72,469.63 0.00 0.00 1,903.13 107,453.18 10,377.63 49,567.12 2,148.78 2,810.19 26.21 391.95 172,715.36 138,265.30
-127,819.42 -107,574.67 -4,187.67 -109,086.02 0.00 -152,719.62 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 -25,368.74 -666.95 -3,074.28 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
30.50 0.00 26,574.84 0.00 0.00 381.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7,021,132.82
I hereby certify the above report to be a true and accurate account of transactions during the period specified. Brenda J. Noteboom, Treasurer
Church Worship Services
American Lutheran Church Luther Thoresen Pastor 319-824-3557 8:45 a.m. Worship Service www.alcgc.org Bethany Presbyterian Church Tom & Jean Bower, Pastors 319-824-5471 10:00 a.m. Worship Service First Baptist Church 319-824-3324 www.firstbaptistgrundycenter.com 9:15 a.m., Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service 6:30 p.m. Evening Service First Presbyterian Church Rev. Mike Campbell, Pastor Rev. Sheryl Campbell, Parish Associate 319-824-3152 9:00 a.m. Worship Service United Methodist Church Phil Dicks, Pastor 319-825-5408 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:15 a.m. Adult Study at AP 10:15 a.m. Pastor led Bible Study in FH Orchard Hill Church (Center Theatre) 319-824-3039 9:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Worship Service Orchard Hill - Lincoln Center Jesse Henkle, Host Pastor 319-824-6178 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
Colfax Center Presbyterian Eric Duble, Interim Pastor 319-824-5231 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School Pleasant Valley Reformed Church Rev. Rick Vollema 319-346-1090 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Discussion Group
East Friesland Presbyterian Lynn Arends, Supply Pastor 641-847-2896 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Faith Presbyterian Church 641-847-3188 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
First Christian Reformed Thomas Vos, Pastor 641-869-3305 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship Pleasant Valley United Methodist Dot Geersema, Pastor 641-869-3637 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship Reformed Church 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School 6:30 p.m. Evening Bible Study St. John Lutheran Church 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 9:45 Sunday School & Bible Class St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran 641-869-3992 8:15 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service St. Peter’s Country Church Rev. Michael McLane, Pastor 563-581-2866 8 a.m. Morning Worship United Reformed Church Matthew Nuiver, Pastor 641-869-3633 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School 7 p.m. Evening Worship Steamboat Rock Baptist Church Harrison Lippert, Pastor Bryce Roskens, Associate Pastor 8:45 a.m. Traditional Service 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Contemporary Service
United Methodist Church Dan Ridnouer, Pastor 319-989-2535 9 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Worship Service Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Mark Decker, Pastor 319-988-3967 9 a.m. Worship 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Fredsville Lutheran Church Rev. Lisa Dietrich, Pastor 319-989-2065 8:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
Liberty Baptist Church (GARBC) Dennis Sanders, Pastor 319-989-2141 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship 6 p.m. Evening Praise Service
Board of Directors: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting Grundy Center Community School District Monday, August 12, 2013 5:00 PM PUBLIC MEETING: The Grundy Center Community School District Board of Directors held a public hearing in the Administration Board room on Monday, August 12, 2013. President Knaack called the public hearing to order at 5:05 PM. Roll Call: Present: President Knaack & Directors Mathews, Venenga, Johanns, and Mackie Absent: None Administration: Murra, VanderPol, Miller, Lebo, Ackerman Visitors: John Jensen (Grundy Register) & Jan Lindeman President Knaack opened the Public Hearing at 5:05 PM and asked for public comments for or against the proposed Tornado Safe Room project. Hearing none, President Knaack called for a motion to close the public hearing. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Mackie to close the Public Hearing at 5:07 PM. Motion carried unanimously. REGULAR MEETING: The Grundy Center Community School District Board of Directors held a regular meeting in the Administration Board room on Monday, August 12, 2013. President Knaack called the meeting to order at 5:08 PM. Roll Call: Present: President Knaack & Directors Mathews, Venenga, Johanns, and Mackie Absent: None Administration: Murra, VanderPol, Miller, Lebo, Ackerman Visitors: John Jensen (Grundy Register) & Jan Lindeman Motion was made by Director Venenga, seconded by Director Mathews, to approve the amended agenda. Motion carried unanimously. President Knaack extended a welcome to all visitors and gave invitation for comment. Motion was made by Director Johanns, seconded by Director Mackie, to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the July 23, 2013 regular meeting along with bills for payment. Motion carried unanimously. CORRESPONDENCE OR COMMUNICATIONS: The Board of Education and Superintendent Murra expressed support for Hillary Samo and Family in regard to Hillary's recent health concerns. The Board also reviewed the upcoming ISFIS workshop dates and schedule. REPORTS: The Tag Annual Report, Elementary Principal, Secondary Principal, Secondary Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, and Superintendent Reports were presented to the Board of Education and any questions were addressed at this time. NEW BUSINESS: Superintendent Murra provided an update on the final design for Tornado Safe Room project. Motion was made by Director Johanns, seconded by Director Mackie to approve StruXture Architects to proceed with the bid letting for the project. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Venenga to approve the open enrollment request of Keeley Bender as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Johanns, seconded by Director Venenga to approve the hiring of Robert Johnson for the JH Football Coach position and Todd Zinkula for the JH Girls Basketball Coach position. Motion carried unanimously. The Board of Education reviewed the preliminary draft of the Good Conduct Policy. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Mackie to approve the Vanco contract as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Venenga to approve the amended Premier Office Equipment contract contingent upon a contract start date of August 1, 2013. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Venenga, seconded by Director Mathews to approve the sec-
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ond reading of the Cell Phone Stipend Policy. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Mackie to approve the revision to the School Board Regular Meeting Policy. The regular meetings of the school board will be held on the second Wednesday of each month. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Johanns, seconded by Director Mathews to approve the Blue Bird bus purchase as presented. Motion carried unanimously. The Board of Education reviewed information on the school website (www. spartanpride.net). The Board of Education considered upcoming Board Work Sessions and Special Board Meetings. On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 the board will hold their regularly scheduled meeting at 5:00 PM. The following Wednesday, September 18, 2013 the board will hold an Organizational Meeting at 5:00pm followed by a board work session to attend the ISFIS workshop. Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Johanns to approve the organizational meeting and work session meeting. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by Director Venenga, seconded by Director Mackie to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 PM. Motion carried unanimously. GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ATTEST: Vicki Knaack, Board President Stephanie Saak, Board Secretary Grundy Center Community School DistrictBoard Report For Publication August 12, 2013 Vendor Name Vendor Description Amount A-Kleen, Supplies...................................250.00 Ackerman, Karol, Supplies.......................17.89 Ackley Publishing Company,Inc., Annual Newsletter....................................................2,532.79 Ada Badminton & Tennis Company, Supplies... ...............................................................203.28 Aea 267, Supplies....................................32.62 Aplington-Parkersburg Csd.Sharing Agreement ............................................................4,431.79 Beck Brunk, Issac, Service.....................101.50 Casey’s General Stores, Inc, Fuel..........844.79 Chefs Catalog, Supplies.........................316.03 Classroom Direct, Supplies....................297.41 Delta Education Inc, Supplies................331.75 Demco, Supplies......................................71.71 Des Moines Stamp Mfg., Stamp...............28.80 Dike-New Hartford Comm Sch, Tuition...3,715.20 Discount School Supply, Supplies..........345.90 Earthwalk, Supplies...........................17,030.50 Educational Innovations Inc, Supplies....172.48 Educators Outlet Inc, Supplies.................16.99 Family Foods, Supplies..........................384.42 Fisher Science Ed, Supplies...............1,497.02 Folkerts & Sons Trucking, General.........817.90 Follett Library Resources, Textbooks.......69.25 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School, Tuition......................................................6,227.24 Gopher Athletic, Supplies.......................362.00 Grundy Center Municipal Utilities, Electricity/ Water.................................................15,883.69 Handwriting Without Tears, Supplies......181.50 Hearlihy & Co., Supplies........................104.40 Heartland Cooperative, Diesel/Gas........278.18 Holiday Inn, Lodging...............................181.76 Houghton Mifflin Co., Textbooks..........1,711.76 Hudson Community School, Entry Fees...225.00 Ifcsep Conference, Registration Fee......117.50 Iowa Assoc.school Boards, Dues/Registration.. .................................................................68.69 Ixl Learning, Dues/Registration...........2,400.00 Kelley, Blake, Service.............................145.00 Kopsa Paint And Body, Service...........1,500.00 Lakeshore Learning Materials, Supplies...633.86 Learning Resources, Supplies...............160.17 Makemusic, Inc., Supplies......................326.95 Martin Bros Dist. Co., Supplies..............860.34 Mcfeely’s, Supplies...................................47.10 Mfasco Health & Safety, Supplies..........138.20 Mid-Iowa School Improvement Consortium, Membership Fee.................................2,546.80 Midwest Technology Products, Supplies...688.50 Mixdorf, Esther, Service...........................19.80 Music In Motion, Supplies........................67.90 Nagle Signs Inc, Supplies........................39.04 Nasco, Supplies.....................................230.26
Alice Church of God James Snare, Pastor 641-623-5641 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service First Presbyterian Church Kerry Carson, Pastor 641-366-2342 8:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Fellowship United Methodist Church Jennifer Daniel, Pastor 641-366-2325 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship
Holy Family Catholic Parish Rev. David Kucera 319-345-2006 Mass: 5:30 p.m., Sat. - Parkersburg 9:30 a.m., Sunday - Reinbeck
Ivester Church of the Brethren Co-Pastors Katie & Parker Thompson 641-858-3879 9:30 a.m. Christian Education 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Noon potluck Reformed Church of Stout David VanderLeest, Pastor 319-346-1487 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:45 Sunday School
PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Grundy County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday August 27, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Grundy County Courthouse 706 G Ave Grundy Center, IA. The purpose of the hearing is to solicit public input for a request made by Derrick Nederhoff to rezone his property to A1-Agricultural from the current classification M-Manufacturing. : Address and parcel number of the property is as described: 13492 175th St Wellsburg, IA, located in Section 9, Shiloh Township, parcel number 881809300001-The complete legal description for the parcel is located and available at the Grundy County Zoning Office, Grundy County Courthouse. Anyone who wishes to be heard on this matter please submit in writing no later than Monday August 26, 2013 at 4:00pm. You may also appear in person. Questions or comments can be directed to Carie Sager, Grundy County Zoning Administrator Monday- Friday 8am to 4pm. Dated this 16th day of August, 2013 on behalf of the Grundy County Planning and Zoning Commission. 34-1
Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations put the issue concisely: “Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right.” In the United States and in most of the developed world we take water for granted. We turn on the faucet and out pours clean water, but in much of the developing world this is not the case. According to the World Health Organization, over 2 billion people gained access to clean water between 1990 and 2010, but roughly 11% of the global population (783 million people) still lacks access to clean water, and since we cannot live for more than a few days without water, this remains a pressing issue. Threethousand children die each day from diarrheal illness, largely a result of not having clean water. So what can we do about it? We can start by donating to organizations which help in this regard. Water.org is a charity which works to bring clean water to these communities struggling with clean water issues. We should consider buying one of their water bottles, which might save us money on bottled water while supporting a good cause.
Bethel Reformed Church 319-347-6219 9 a.m. Worship Service 10 a.m. Sunday School
Nsx Technologies Inc, Computer Equipment..... ............................................................7,350.00 Pieces Of Learning, Textbooks.................35.95 Plank Road Publishing Inc, Supplies......107.25 Possehl, Mark, Reimbursement...............70.56 Postmaster, Postage..............................483.50 Really Good Stuff, Inc, Supplies.............290.84 Sai, Dues/Registration............................125.00 Sam’s Club, Supplies.............................270.24 School Health Cooperation, Supplies.....265.72 School Speciality, Supplies..................1,122.74 Schoolmate, Supplies.............................388.75 Secretary Of State, Service......................30.00 Seitz, Kris, Reimbursement......................52.15 Sly, Amber, Supplies.................................17.25 Spahn & Rose Lumber Co., Supplies.......22.86 Spahn & Rose Lumer Co, Supplies..........68.05 Standard Insurance Company, Insurance......... ...............................................................460.00 Staples Advantage, Supplies......................9.88 Stoner, Ellen, Supplies.............................21.62 Tender Lawn Care-Snow Removal, Service...... ............................................................1,115.00 Timberline Billing Service, Llc, Service...211.05 True Value Hardware, Supplies................71.94 Usps, Postage Newsletter......................108.27 Vanhauen Auto And Truck, Service..........72.50 Ward’s Natural Science, Supplies..........595.63 West Music Co, Supplies.....................2,819.28 Windstream, Phone/Internet.....................35.12 Woodworker’s Supply, Inc, Supplies......148.75 Zane-Bloser, Supplies............................137.26 American Volleyball Coaches Assn, Dues/Registration.....................................................75.00 Bachman, Jackie, Supplies......................69.00 Brittain, Charles, Service........................350.00 Decker Sporting Goods, Supplies.......1,290.50 Family Foods, Supplies............................52.17 Graphic Edge, The, Supplies...............2,957.17 Iowa H.s. Athletic Assoc., Dues/Registration..... ............................................................3,078.00 Iowa Sports Supply, Supplies..............4,774.03 Johanns, Beth, Reimbursement.............195.00 Gnb Insurance, Insurance.................79,202.00 Eilers Contracting Inc, Service............7,645.00 Hoy, Amber, Service...............................795.00 Patterson, Joel, Service.........................795.00 Starr, Chad, Service............................2,004.00 Central Iowa Distributing, Inc, Service...6,805.00 Computer Information Concepts, General......... ...............................................................660.00 Infinite Campus, General.....................3,332.00 Inrcog, Service.......................................636.67 Krafka Lawn & Landscape, Service....2,100.00 Palmer Hamilton Llc, Supplies............3,500.00 Precision Concrete, Service................8,097.36 Rouse Motor Co, Vehicle...................13,995.00 Struxture Architects, Service...............2,597.14 United Bank & Trust, Equipment Lease............ ............................................................1,950.00 Rose, Barbara, Reimbursement.............392.70 Total................................................232,510.56 34-1
Is Water a Basic Human Right?
United Methodist Church 641-366-2142 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship
Salem Church of Lincoln Rev. Barb Muhs, Pastor 641-473-2450 9:25 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service
– Christopher Simon
“Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” John 4:13-14 ******************************************************************************************
Space for this series of religious messages for all faiths is provided by The Grundy Register and these community-minded business and professional people: Grundy Center
R.S. Bacon Veneer Company Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home & Monument Co. GNB Bank Grundy Center Municipal Light & Power Dept. Grundy County Rural Electric Cooperative The Grundy Register Heartland Cooperative Richelieu Foods Inc. Rouse Motor Co.
Doyen-Abels Funeral Home & Monument Co. The Wellsburg Herald
Beninga Sanitation Dike Funeral Chapel & Monument Co. The Dike Register Ubben Building Supplies, Inc.
Grundy CLASSIFIEDS Register
8 Thursday, August 22, 2013 OPEN HOUSE
Sun • August 25 12 - 2p.m.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Schuck Realty Co.
Of Grundy Center looking for
Full Time Service Clerk 502 Caroline•Eldora •Incredible home nestled above a ravine w/stunning views! Almost everything has been updated in this 3 BR, 2.5 BA home. New kitchen, new 3 season porch, new ﬂooring, new windows & roof. Double detached garage! $159,000
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Essential Duties: Fields internal and external customer inquiries to the Service Department •Opens work orders as directed by the Service Manager and maintains control until closed and invoiced •Maintains ﬁling and records •Updates customer proﬁles •Maintains accessories and supplies •Prepares various reports •Process warranty claims including the computation of charges, submission, and follow-up •Timely processing of invoices including customer and vendor•Willing to assist with other departments• Skills and Qualiﬁcations: Basic knowledge of accounting practices and ofﬁce procedures •Ability to use Microsoft Ofﬁce primarily Excel, Outlook, and Word •General understanding of mechanical/technical terms is preferred •High School Diploma or GED equivalent •Willing to work ﬂexible hours, especially during peak seasons •Beneﬁts include: Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance, 401k, Vacation, and Holiday Pay •Stop in or Send resume to: Phelps Implement, 1502 G Avenue, Grundy Center, IA 50638
206 H Ave, Grundy Center $128,900
Beautiful three bedroom home with many new updates that you will love! Make this family home yours today!
1708 W Avenue, Grundy Center
$110,900 Owner has great new price on this very well-kept one owner home. Call Lori and come see it today!!!
1009 3rd Street, Reinbeck, IA 50669
Friendly, small town nursing home offering competitive wages and beneﬁts Positions available: Qualiﬁed Full Time CNA Part Time Nurse
202 McAdoo, Wellsburg $124,900
This three bedroom home is ready for a new family! Call and make an appointment today!
GRUNDY COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
NEW! 306 F Ave, GC • 2 BR, 1 BA on quiet street. Formal DR, heated/cooled porch, full BA/laundry on main. New roof in 2011. Shady backyard, deck & shed. $94,500
Thursday • 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. East of Courthouse in Grundy Center
1306 G Avenue $149,000
FARMERS MARKET EVERY THURSDAY!
Make life simple and have fun making it yours in this three bedroom ranch. Located in a great neighborhood and you will love the backyard. Come see it today!!! 909 G Ave, GC • 4 BR, 1 BA. Col-
onnades in LR/DR. Unique cupboards & hardware in kitchen. BR & BA/laundry on main. 3 BRs up. $47,500
Vegetables, Baked Goods, Crafts
Check out our other listings at www.schuckrealtyco.com Call Lori Burmester,
1513 Cantebury Circle Grundy Center *3 Bedroom ranch * *Many updates*
Broker Associate/Listing Agent 319-415-9980 Cell Joyce Harrenstein, Broker/Owner CALL OUR OFFICE TODAY! 319-824-3293
For more details call licensed real estate agent
Dave Brown at 319-640-5737 504 4th ST, GC • 3 BR, 1 BA with beautiful woodwork & style. BR & BA on main. 2 BRs up. Large backyard. $57,900
CLEARY – The Right Choice Why Choose CLEARY?
Building pictured is not priced in ad. Crew travel required over 50 miles. Local building code modiﬁcations extra. Price subject to change without notice.
801 5th ST, GC • 3 BR brick home. Lots
of natural light, huge closets. Clean & dry basement. Laundry on main. Adjoining 0.12 acre lot. $156,250
See more listings: www.gnbrealestate.com
Phone 319-825-3633 603 7th Street GRUNDY CENTER, IOWA
Mike Cooper — 319-269-3391 Tiffany Carson — 712-210-3545 Brent Wilson — 319-939-9268 Roger Engelkes — 319-269-3434 Becky Dirks — 319-239-7599 Phil Johnson — 319-404-5561 Dan Olson — 319-290-4305
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BUILDING SALE! 30'x45'x12' • $12,415 60'x117'x16' • $47,835 72'x144'x19' • $91,075
Help Wanted: Town & Country Golf Club in Grundy Center, IA is seeking applicants to manage the clubhouse for the 2014 season. Previous management experience preferred. If interested please send a resume to: T & C Golf Club, PO Box 96, Grundy Center, IA 50638. email@example.com Before and After School Care Counselor: Candidates must be dependable, energentic, responsible, and enjoy working with children. Counselor will be responsible for leading activities and providing a safe environment for kids. Please contact Andrew Peters at 319-8256210 or firstname.lastname@example.org. YMCA is an EOE. Help Wanted: Part time US Cellular sales associate. Must be computer literate and good with people. Send resume to Van Wert, Inc., PO Box 141, Grundy Center, IA 50638.
Grundy Care Center
is now accepting applications for *CNA* F/T 2nd Shift Part Time *Cook* Part Time 2nd Shift Come join our quality, caring team!
Grundy Care Center 102 East J Ave. Grundy Center, IA 50638 1-319-824-5436 EEOC M/F/D/V
Immediate opening at Joyful Noise Daycare for childcare provider. Part time, 25-30 hours per week. Applications available in person at 801 8th St, Grundy Center. Daycare ofﬁce is located in lower level of First Presbyterian Church. Wanted: Administrative Assistant for appointment coordination, event & meeting planning & travel arrangements, running errands, monitor expenses, raise monthly invoice. Send your resume and salary expectations to: email@example.com
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My house is FREE of bugs, spiders, beetles & rodents yours should be, too!
FARM LAND FOR SALE
Help Wanted: The Grundy Family YMCA is accepting resumes for a Youth Programs Director. Seeking an energetic, organized leader to develop, administer and grow youth sports and childcare programs. Please view the complete job description at www.blackhawkymca. org. Position offers a complete beneﬁts package with health insurance and paid retirement after eligibility requirements are met. Submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes accepted until September 6th, 2013
House For Rent: 3 BR house. Included washer, dryer, stove & refrigerator. NO pets. NO smoking. $450.00 rent plus deposit. References required. Call 824-3777.
GRUNDY CENTER LISTINGS!
FOR RENT: 203 Main St., Holland 3 or 4 BR, stove & refrigerator furnished. $500 rent & $500 security deposit. NO pets. References required. Call 319-464-0229
Prime Location! 1106 G Avenue • $114,900 This character ﬁlled 2 story is close to everything! It also features a beautiful 4 seasons porch, a separate dining area, remote gas ﬁreplace, hardwood ﬂooring, a large deck and backyard! Single detached garage!
Huge Character! 805 13th Street • $149,900 Huge Updated kitchen, beautiful hardwood ﬂooring and built-ins and ﬁreplace! 3-4 bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms! Park-like backyard, double detached garage with large driveway! The lower level features AWESOME storage, an updated bathroom and workshop area.
New Price 302 5th Street • $109,900 Awesome value in this 3 bedroom ranch with 1.5 bathrooms, featuring hardwood ﬂooring, a gas ﬁreplace and double attached garage. Huge potential in the unﬁnished lower level! Over 1396 total ﬁnished sq. feet.
propane We loan our tanks. No tank rents.
FARM REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Clay Township, Grundy County, IA 148.79 taxable acres, more or less Average CSR 96.05 (estimated) The Darwin and Marjorie Vint Family offers for sale the following described real estate situated in Grundy County, Iowa, to-wit: The Northeast Quarter of Section 22, township 86 North, Range 17, West of the 5th P.M., Grundy County, Iowa, EXCEPT Parcel 160-B located in the North west Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section as shown in Book 73-G, Page 456, of the Grundy County Recorder’s Ofﬁce. The Sellers will accept sealed bids which must be received by 5:00 P.M., September 26, 2013. The sealed bid must contain the name, adress and telephone number of the bidder, and the amount of the bid per acre. The sale price will be the highest acceptable bid at the auction. The top bidders will be notiﬁed and invited to attend a private auction to be held October 2, 2012, at 1:30 P.M. a the law ofﬁce of Heronimus, Schmidt & Allen, 630 G Avenue, Grundy Center, Iowa, 50638. This is a cash sale with closing to take place on December 11, 2013. Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price will be due on the date of sale. Sellers reserve the right to reject any all bids. Any announcements on the date of sale will take precedence over any prior advertisements. For other information concerning the farm, interested bidders should obtain a copy of the bidder’s information sheet from teh law ofﬁce of Heronimus, Schmidt & Allen, 630 G Avenue, Grundy Center, Iowa 50638, Telephone: 319-824-6951 & Fax: 319-824-6953; E-mail: email@example.com.
Sam anniS & Co. Call: 1-800-728-1529 Tree stumps removed. Small machine, will not track yards. Also large machine for large stumps. Jerry Zehr, Conrad, IA •641-3662241
Radiator Repair S & S Auto Repair Austinville, Iowa
319-347-6237 Mark Ingebritson Painting Interior Commercial & Residential Seal Coat Roofs Local References - Quality Work Hardwood Floor Reﬁnishing
Reinbeck Production Plant is taking applications for the following jobs:
FALL/WINTER POSITIONS Fall-Harvest positions start in early September and will continue for approximately 6-7 weeks. Harvest jobs are 7 days per week with some early and late shifts available. After harvest, positions can convert to conditioning or warehousing jobs that have days off through the winter. Attention to detail, excellent attendance, good physical agility, and ability to follow safety policies required. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
SEED CORN SORTERS Work starts in early September and will continue for approximately 6 weeks. Weekday and weekend shifts available. Air conditioned and clean work area. Sorters can sit or stand to perform the job. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. For more information and to apply, call or visit our ofﬁce at:
DuPont - Pioneer 110 East Highway 175, Reinbeck, IA 319-788-6411 or (1-800-325-6530) Employment may be contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.
Grundy SPORTS Register
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Spartans, Cougars kick off football season Friday By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — The 2013 high school football season kicks off in Grundy Center Friday with the renewal of an area rivalry. Grundy Center and AGWSR open against one another the week before most teams start for the fourth consecutive year. Both teams return talent on both sides of the ball. The Spartans feature a returning starter at quarterback and a pair of former all-staters in the lineup while AGWSR returns a pair of quarterbacks with starting experience and four of five starters from an outstanding offensive line. AGWSR comes into the season with hopes of earning its first playoff berth since 2005 after barely missing a spot last year. The Cougars feature one of the area's top rushing games, with four of their top six rushers back from a team that had six players rush for more than 200 yards. Coach Skip Eckhardt's team worked from a variety of formations a year ago while putting power at the point of attack. Grundy Center also has its sights set on the postseason after barely missing a second straight playoff berth a year ago. Second-year coach Brent Thoren has had a year to establish his offensive and defensive systems, and the team has spent extra time working on its passing game over the summer. Unlike AGWSR's power formula, the Spartans are more likely to spread opponents out in an attempt to get ball carriers into space. Thoren also showed a willingness to adapt to his team's strength a year ago, switching to a more run-
oriented philosophy during the season after the Spartan passing game struggled. Scouting the Spartans The Spartans return many of their offensive weapons from a year ago, including their top passer and four of their top five rushers. Brock Rohler established himself at the quarterback position the second half of the season a year ago, throwing for 350 yards and five touchdowns. Though leading rusher Dylan Lyman has graduated and is attempting to walk on at Iowa State, The Spartans have four other experience ball carriers to turn to. Senior Nick Mauer had a promising start to the season with 185 yards and a 7.1 yards per carry average in Grundy Center's first three games before an injury ended his season. Bryce Moats ran for 453 yards and averaged six yards per carry last year while earning second-team all-district honors and Jordan Clapp ran for 115 yards from the fullback position. The Spartans' fourth returning rusher, Sam Thompson, will likely have his hands on the football as much as anybody this year, though it will be from the center position. GC's offensive line is anchored by a pair of talented returnees. Senior Brady Hook earned first-team all-district and third-team all-state honors a year ago while Nick Saak brings good size and experience. Defensively the Spartans must replace their top three tacklers from a year ago. Hook is the top returnee, having recorded 45 tackles last year including eight for lost yardage. Neil Damon had 43 stops last year and
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Johnson. Williams, who split time between quarterback and running back, threw for 180 yards and two touchdowns a year ago while Johnson threw for 197 yards and three scores. The Cougars return their top six tacklers on the defensive side of the ball including sophomore Levi Stockdale, who led the squad with 76 tackles as a freshman. Heitland had eight tackles for loss and six quarterback sacks a year ago while Bakker and Carson Lutterman had five sacks each. Keys to victory This game will be won in the trenches. If AGWSR establishes the line of scrimmage with its size advantage, it could keep Grundy Center's potentially potent offense off the field. If the Spartans can hold their own on the line, they have the ability to take the Cougars out of what they want to do. As with any opening week game, the team that makes fewer mistakes will likely score the victory. Turnovers could easily play a factor, as could penalties. If the game comes down to the kicking game, Grundy Center features an established placekicker (Rohler) and punter (Clapp) while AGWSR will be breaking in a new punter, though Heitland handled placekicking duties a year ago. Kickoff at Spartan Stadium in Grundy Center is set for 7 p.m.
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Thomson had 37 stops. The Spartans have one of the better kicking combinations in Class A. Rohler gives the Spartans a reliable placekicker, having hit 10-of-12 extra-point kicks and 2-of-4 field goal attempts last year. His 42-yard field goal against Iowa Valley was the second-longest by a Class A kicker last season. Clapp was a first-team all-state punter two years ago and averaged more than 35 yards per punt last year. Scouting the Cougars It all starts on the offensive line for AGWSR. Returning first-team alldistrict tackle Trevor Bakker leads a line that will likely average nearly 220 pounds per man. Other returning line starters include Dillin Hofmeister, Derek Schipper and Jeremiah Clemons as well as tight end Austin Heitland, who joined Bakker on the all-district first team last year. Though the Cougars graduated leading rusher Nick Pieters, they return four of their next five rushing leaders including fullback Clay Meinders, a 220 pounder who ran for 348 yards and five touchdowns last year while earning first team alldistrict honors. Returnees Cody Williams and Clay Bohner ran for 283 yards each last year while Darrick Kyle-Murphy ran for 200 yards. AGWSR returns a pair of quarterbacks from a year ago in the persons of juniors Williams and Brandon
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