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| NOVEMBER 13, 2013|Volume 124| Issue 46

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Keeping track of sex offenders

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A dollhouse built by residents of the North Central Correctional Facility was the featured silent auction item at the fundraiser for Kid’s Spot in Lake City held Nov. 5 at the Lake City Library. (Graphic-Advocate photo by Ken Ross)

Union asked to make concession By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate Editor Secondary roads workers under a collective bargain agreement will be asked to make a concession regarding health insurance fees that are created as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Sue Hammen of Calhoun County Public Health gave details to the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 5 regarding the supplemental health insurance fee to employees that will begin with the premiums paid for the month of January, actually deducted starting with the first paycheck in December. Twice each month, pretax payroll deductions are taken as employee contributions toward health insurance. Currently, this amounts to a total monthly cost of $60 for a single plan and $165 for a family plan (divided into two payments each month). The employer contribution is more than $600 per month for single coverage and over $1,400 per month for family coverage. An additional cost of $14.25 per person per month ($14.25 for single coverage, $28.50 for two people, $42.75 for a family of three, etc.) will be charged. (This charge is not related to the highly publicized insurance exchanges for people without group health plans). The situation for county workers was not anticipated when setting salaries and benefits for the fiscal year, which ends on July 1, 2014. The compensation board meets annually under state law to present a wage increase proposal for elected officials to begin at the start of the next fiscal year. By law, the supervisors can approve anything from 0 to 100 percent of the proposal as presented, not going over the proposal and not approving a different percentage of the proposal for one elected official than for another. The supervisors have traditionally based wages for other county employees on what is approved for the elected officials. The total wage and benefit package is affected by the health insurance rates that change at the start of the fiscal year. The rates for the next fiscal year are expected to be known in the third week of January. This could include a potentially large increase in health insurance rates, as well as the new special fees.

The secondary roads workers and EMTs have collective bargaining agreements. Ron Haden, county engineer, noted that the contract for secondary roads calls for the employee to contribute $60 per month for single coverage and $165 for family coverage, with no mention of added fees. The language of the contract for ambulance workers calls for them to pay whatever other county employees pay. Haden speculated that the CWA, the national organization representing the county road crew, would likely recommend that the county be held to its contract but he can still request that the members of the local agree to an adjustment for the remainder of the fiscal year. Negotiations will start soon on a two-year contract to go into effect on July 1. Regarding the possibility of the county picking up the added cost of the special fees for all employees, Judy Howrey, auditor, said, “We don’t have the money to pay for the extra cost.” Haden said that the extra fees for secondary roads worker health insurance would have to come out of the secondary roads budget if union local members don’t agree to an adjustment. “If they don’t go along, the union will need to make up for it in the next contract,” Supervisor Dean Hoag said Supervisor Scott Jacobs said that if some county employees have to pay for something that others do not, there could be hard feelings. The situation that needs decided this month is how the county will deal with the six months before the start of the next fiscal year, at which time new wage and benefit schedules will be in place. Regarding the monthly special fee, that will be incorporated into the regular premium at the start of the fiscal year on July 1. Hammen noted that rather than a per family member amount, the number of family members will be averaged out as of July 1 and charged to everyone on the family plan. That is the way coverage is done now, with the same rate for family coverage whether that includes two people or 10.

Annual Kids Spot fundraiser

A meal and a silent auction at the Lake City Library raised funds for the Kid’s Spot Day Care center in Lake City on election day, Nov. 5. (Graphic-Advocate photo by Ken Ross)

By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate Editor The sex offender registry for the state of Iowa lists 16 names of Calhoun County residents as convicted sex offenders. “The public should know who the sex offenders are in their community,” Tina Meth-Farrington, county attorney, said. She cites, as an example of the need for awareness, the time one of her sons was signed up for t-ball and the person who agreed to coach the team was a convicted sex offender. Meth-Farrington brought this fact to the attention of the person responsible for supervising the t-ball program and the situation was resolved. The registry can be accessed online at www.iowasexoffender. com. Listings for a specific county can be accessed in advanced search by simply listing the county wanted and leaving all other search criteria unfilled and pressing enter. By clicking on an individual offender, a person can view the offender’s photo, physical description, address and information about any convictions such as the what, when and where of the offense. Under the law, the sex offender must report to the sheriff’s office to be fingerprinted, photographed and have personal information updated. This occurs any time the offender moves or has a change in status, such as a new job. If a move involves going to a new county, the sheriffs of both the county where the person has resided and the county where the person is moving must be notified. There is a federal law requiring each state to maintain a sex offender registry so a person on a registry in one state must register in whatever state he moves to. The Iowa Code section regarding sex offender registry is 692A. The sex offender must also make regular visits to the sheriff’s office to update information on the registry, with the frequency depending on the tier of the sex offender designation. There are three tiers, with tier 3 being the most serious designation, requiring quarterly updating of information with the sheriff’s office. Of the 16 people registered in Calhoun County, seven are tier 3 offenders.

S.A.L.T. meeting slated

On Thursday, Nov. 21, area senior citizens are invited to attend the Calhoun County S.A.L.T. meeting, co-sponsored by Calhoun County law enforcement departments and agencies, and Calhoun County Public Health. “S.A.L.T.” meetings are regularly scheduled gatherings of seniors, law enforcement officials, and human service agencies that provide services and programs for older adults. The meetings are both educational and social, and provide an opportunity for seniors to learn about issues and topics which have an impact on their lives. The site for the meeting on the 21st will be at Pomeroy Community Center in Pomeroy. A Public Health nurse from Calhoun County Public Health will be available starting at 9 a.m. to provide free blood pressure checks for anyone interested, and the meeting/program will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served. The meeting typically adjourns by 11 a.m. The educational component of the meeting will feature Nancy Bruns. Nancy will be speak about her experience as a nurse/guardian on the May, 2013 Brushy Creek Honor Flight for Korean and WW II Veterans. She will share the privilege, joy and the emotions of sharing that day one on one with one veteran and with the whole group of veterans. Nancy is also a SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) volunteer for Elderbridge. Her job is to Empower Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud.  All S.A.L.T. meetings are free of charge and open to any interested senior citizen. No reservations are required. For additional information contact Tami Mohr or Sue Hammen at Calhoun County Public Health, 712-297-8323.

Meth-Farrington said that there are aggravating circumstances in the more serious designations, with one possible aggravating circumstance being that the victim is under age 14. The level of crime also determines whether the person is placed on the registry for a period of 10 years or for life. There are two sex offense cases pending in Calhoun County and one October sex offense conviction that have not yet resulted in placement on the registry. The October conviction of Lane Bachman of Lake City resulted from a prosecution that began before Meth-Farrington became the county attorney and involved a plea bargain arranged by the state attorney general’s office. The plea agreement was to an amended charge of lascivious acts with a child under the condition that the state would recommend probation. Those on the registry live under certain restrictions, such as a requirement that the offender cannot live within 2,000 feet of a school or registered day care (a requirement

that is waived for people who have stayed in the same residence since before the residency requirement was established). A registered sex offender must have permission from an administrator before going onto school or day care property or to a place where children regularly go such as a library or swimming pool. An exception is that the offender does not need to have permission to attend a school activity in which the offender’s child is a participant. In the case of a sex offender who is under the age of 18 when the offense occurred, the juvenile can request removal from the registry before turning 18 and it is at the discretion of the judge whether to grant that request. Recently there have been court rulings favoring the view that juveniles cannot be held accountable for life or for an unreasonable number of years for crimes committed as a juvenile. Meth-Farrington said that it is unknown how exactly those cases will affect future designations of juveniles as sex offenders.

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Highly dangerous sex offenders can be committed to a Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders upon determination that the offender continues to pose a threat to society, but that can only be done after a prison sentence is completed. Meth-Farrington noted that such activities as mooning a crowd or getting caught urinating outside are technically considered sex offenses but are not the kind of activities that will get someone put on the sex offender registry. Meth-Farrington explained that sex crimes, especially those involving children as victims, pose a difficult challenge for law enforcement. “Unless the victim is killed or badly injured, there’s often not a report of that for a long time. The victim can be re-abused and reabused. A lot of the cases that we have are delayed-report cases with no physical evidence. It is a very emotional process for the victim and an uphill battle for the prosecutor,” she said.

Gardens on 4th

Masonry work was completed in Rockwell City at the Gardens on 4th on Friday. The lettering on the arch was a surprise addition to the project by contractor Tim Lange on behalf of he and his wife, Elaine, as a contribution to the community. (Graphic-Advocate photo by Ken Ross)

Incumbents win most city elections By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate Editor In the few city elections in Calhoun County on Nov. 5 in which there were more candidates than positions, the incumbents won reelection when the incumbents were on the ballot, with the exception of Pomeroy where the incumbent mayor lost to a challenger. In both Rockwell City and Manson, a challenger unsuccessfully tried to unseat a sitting city council member. In Somers, even an incumbent who was not on the ballot got more votes for mayor in Somers than a new candidate whose name was on the ballot. In Rockwell City, the vote for city council for the two at-large positions was David Dawson (incumbent) – 175; John Hepp (incumbent) – 171; Ryan Hildreth – 120. Phil Heinlen was unopposed for reelection as Mayor of Rockwell City and received 228 votes. In Manson, the council vote for the three at-large positions was Jeff Bohn (incumbent) – 82; Steve Smothers (incumbent) – 80; Daniel Poppinga (incumbent) – 79 and Marvin Nimke – 48. Incumbent Manson Mayor David George won reelection in Manson unopposed. In Somers, Tom Lawman did not get on the ballot for reelection for mayor but won the election with 19 write-in votes, while Rod Scott, who was on the ballot for that position got 8 votes. There were five names on the ballot for the five Somers city council position and they all won. Four were incumbents – Tom Beacom, Daniel Goodwin, Jerry Lawman and Lance Peed. One non-incumbent won election to the Somers City Council – Helen Schroeder. Brian Meyer got 64 votes to for mayor of Pomeroy, unseating incumbent mayor Gene Becker, who received 26 votes. There were only two names on the ballot for the two Pomeroy city council seats up for election, neither of them identified

as incumbents. Daniel Devore and Dennis Ehn won election to the Pomeroy City Council. In Jolley, there were six names on the ballot for the five council seats up for election, none of them identified as an incumbent. There was tie for fifth place so that position will be decided by drawing the name from the two fifth place candidates. The top four names with their vote totals were Marvin Ashbrook – 10; Rod Johnson – 8; Don Eldridge – 8 and Doug Aden – 8. Those tying for fifth place with 4 votes each were Phil Rastetter and Lori Schaffeer. In lake City, there were three names on the ballot for the three city council seats up for election. Tamela Green was the only incumbent on the ballot. She was reelected and two newly elected council members are Branden Blair and Doug Filmer. In Lohrville there were two council

seats up for election, with two names on the ballot. The mayor’s position was not up this year. Tam Mohr (incumbent) won reelection and new candidate Leonard Moran won election in Lohrville. In Farnhamville, the number of names on the ballot matched the number of positions. Incumbent mayor Frank Morgan won reelection as did incumbent council members Barbara Gregg and Jeff Kicklighter. Clint VanKley will be a new council member. In Rinard, the only candidates for the mayor position and for the three council seats were unchallenged. None of them were identified as incumbents. They are mayor – Steve Miller; council members – Ken Sibbit, Kevin Mosher and Linda Barmasse. In Yetter, Knierim and Lytton, all the incumbents ran unopposed.

Audience participation

A young audience member at the Friday night Village Square Theatre production of BINGO won “some real nice fake money” during the audience participation portion of the play. The performance took place Friday and Saturday at the high school auditorium in Lake City. (Graphic-Advocate photo by Ken Ross)


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Maid-Rites, Jell-O, Band-Aids and other things

Empty Nest By Curt Swarm

Maurice (Morris) Stamps With Veteran’s Day coming up, and all the baby boomers aging in, wondering what to do with themselves, I’d like to write about Morris Stamps of Seymour, in Southern Iowa’s Wayne County. Morris is 98 years young, a World War II veteran, was a teacher, football coach, and principal of Seymour High School, was married 60 years to his WW II sweetheart, and has written five books. As if this weren’t enough, I’d like to point out to all the baby boomers (war babies) out there, or otherwise retired people that find life in retirement rather humdrum, that Morris didn’t start writing these books until he was 92. Yep. His undergraduate degree from Knox College in Galesburg, IL was in English and History. He had considered becoming a journalist, before the war came along and rearranged his plans, so it isn’t all that unusual that he would write books. But at 92?! Most people his age feel lucky if they can hold a pen, or punch a keyboard, or remember events. But Morris is rather sharp, and one of Seymour’s prized treasures. Everyone knows him. After all, he was the high school principal, teacher, and head football coach, with a couple of conference championships and undefeated teams under his belt. The five books he has written are available at the Seymour Herald newspaper office. The first four books, “Shoal Creek Legends (1 through 4)” contain stories he remembers from his youth in postWorld War I, Southern Iowa, up to his induction into the Army at the start of World War II. The fifth book, “SNAFUs and Love Letters: Memories of an Old GI” recount his experiences as a message center chief stationed in Hawaii, and his letterwriting courtship of his beloved

Enid. These books were published by the Seymour Community Club with help from The Seymour Herald and the journalism class at the Seymour Community High School. Proceeds go to a scholarship fund in his wife’s and his name. Morris was kind enough to lend me two of his books. I read both in one day, something I have never done before, they are that well written, entertaining, historical, and interesting. A couple of snafus from the “SNAFUs and Love Letters” book: Morris was about to have his first date with Enid. He was on hold at the induction center at Camp Dodge. Enid was going to prepare him a home-cooked meal. He was getting ready for the date, his mouth watering, when he was ordered to get on a train for California. Drat! “What might have been?” He wound up in Hawaii after a long, arduous trip aboard a troop transport. He was in the Army for some time, and was working in the message center, when it was realized

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that he’d had no basic training! He and a buddy were given a half-day, two-week, crash course. Olivia de Havilland (“Gone With the Wind”) had been visiting the troops. She came down with pneumonia and was hospitalized in an Army hospital. One of Staff Sergeant Maurice Stamps’ “dreaded daily duties” was to hand carry a message to General Richardson as to de Havilland’s condition. “Dang!” Morris was careful not to elaborate too much about de Havilland in his letters to Enid. At 98, Morris Stamps feels he has a couple more books left in him. Seymour, Iowa hopes so. His last book is in major libraries across the country. Seymour is looking forward to celebrating Morris Stamp’s 100th birthday. But Morris has more important things on his mind. A friend recently gave him a CD player for his television, and a CD of his favorite movie of all times, “Random Harvest” with Greer Garson and Ronald Colman. He has watched it hundreds of times. Tonight will be no exception. Have a good story? Call or text Curt Swarm in Mt. Pleasant at 319217-0526, email him a curtswarm@ yahoo.com, or visit his website at www.empty-nest-words-photos-andframes.com

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My home town of Fort Madison used to have a Maid-Rite Restaurant, a tiny cafe consisting of a U-shaped counter around a kitchen, with permanently affixed stools at the counter as the only seating. The Maid-Rite chain dates back to the 1920s. Founder Fred Angell opened a restaurant in Muscatine that was the first restaurant in the country to offer drive-in curb hop service, an innovation that was soon copied by A&W and White Castle (according to Wikipedia). The Maid-Rite in Fort Madison sold carry-out orders but it didn’t have a car hop service. Sometime after I moved to Cherokee, the restaurant in Fort Madison was demolished for a development project and no new Maid-Rite franchise opened in my home town. The signature sandwich was (and still is in dozens of operating restaurants) the Maid-Rite, made with ground beef, not formed into a patty like a hamburger but prepared as a loose meat sandwich with an undisclosed blend of spices, giving it a distinctive flavor. It is not made with tomato sauce like a sloppy joe. When I ate a Maid-Rite, I had pickles and mustard for condiments, with ketchup on the side for my fries or onion rings. The Fort Madison Maid-Rite also served a tenderloin sandwich, not the anemically thin round piece of pork with a thin coating that sometimes passes for a tenderloin, but a substantial, irregularly-shaped, muchlarger-than-the-bun tenderloin, batter coated and deep fried. Due to limited finances, I more often had an economical, but tasty meal of a Maid-Rite, fries and a Pepsi rather than the costlier tenderloin, onion rings and chocolate shake. The items mentioned, along with a few other beverages, are all I can remember of the Fort Madison MaidRite menu and may have been all that there was. The Maid-Rite wasn’t the kind of restaurant where you spent a lot of time contemplating choices. When I moved to Cherokee, there was no Maid-Rite in the northwest quadrant of the state that I knew of. There is now a Maid-Rite in Fort Dodge, but either it did not exist then or I was just unaware of it. The MaidRite along the Intestate near Ankeny was not there when I first moved to Cherokee. A similar type of sandwich, the tavern, is sold in Sioux City. The tavern originated in the Ye Olde Tavern in Sioux City and is a loose meat sandwich without tomato sauce. Unlike the Maid-Rite, the term “tavern” is not a registered trademark and the recipe was never kept secret.

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There are a few locations in Sioux City and one in Le Mars that sell taverns based on the original recipe. I was surprised when Family Table in Cherokee announced that it was adding Maid-Rites to its menu. Actually, the newspaper I was working for announced the addition of Maid-Rites to the Family Table menu. I asked Nancy, who handled the ad account, whether Family Table had gotten a franchise from the MaidRite company to sell Maid-Rites. She told me that the restaurant was just calling the sandwich a Maid-Rite. I can’t imagine an independent restaurant calling a sandwich a Big Mac or a Whopper, but apparently the lack of a history of Maid-Rites in Cherokee led people to the assumption that “Maid-Rite” was a generic term for a type of sandwich rather than a trademark. The item was soon dropped from the menu. I was again surprised to learn that in Calhoun County, the term MaidRite is used generically for a type of sandwich. Supervalu in Lake City has sold a sandwich called a Maid-Rite for lunch on some Saturdays and Jubilee Foods in Rockwell City served what was called Maid-Rites in the deli, a practice continued under new ownership at Southside Grocery. We get menus for the congregate meals served at the Rockwell City Community Center which we publish under the header Senior Menus. Whenever the menu lists Maid-Rite, I change that to loose meat sandwich. I probably should change Jello on the menu to gelatin but I leave it alone under the theory that the desert might actually be made with Jell-O brand gelatin rather than Knox or a store brand. Some product names that were originally brand names are generic

product names now, such as aspirin and cellophane. Other products continue to retain trademark names such as Jell-O, Styrofoam, Crescent (wrench) and Band-Aid. In the case of Band-Aid, the term bandage does not fully describe the product and it would be awkward using an analogy such as, “We need a comprehensive solution to the problem, not just a small bandage affixed to an adhesive strip.” In much of the south, the word Coke is used generically for a type of beverage, otherwise known as pop or soda, depending on the part of the country you’re from. This can lead to an exchange between customer and merchant such as the following: “I’ll have a Coke.” “What kind of Coke?” “A Pepsi.” I haven’t had the “Maid-Rite” at Supervalu or at the congregate meals or seen how they are made, but the sandwich at Southside is definitely a sloppy joe, made with tomato sauce. Recently, a fundraiser was held at the Lake City Library that included the sale of what was called “MaidRites.” The Graphic-Advocate had ads and news briefs promoting the event. I didn’t raise the issue of the MaidRite trademark until after the event, actually until now. I had a “MaidRite” at the event. It was good but it was definitely a sloppy joe, made with tomato sauce. Apparently, in Calhoun County, the term Maid-Rite means sloppy joe. The kind of sandwich served at congregate meals is likely a sloppy joe, but I’ll continue to call it a loose meat sandwich until I know for sure. One thing I’m sure of, it is not a Maid-Rite.

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What’s Happening

Wednesday, November 13: 1:00-5:30 p.m. Farnhamville Community Blood Drive, at Cooperative Community Room, 105 Garfield. Wednesday, November 13: 9:30 a.m. Rockwell City Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Calhoun County Reminder. Wednesday, November 20: 9:30 a.m. Rockwell City Chambers Coffee will be held at Parkside Flowers & Gifts Wednesday, November 27: 9:30 a.m. Rockwell City Chambers Coffee will be hosted by McCrary Rost Clinic. Tuesday, December 3: 9:30 a.m. SMCH Annual Christmas Tea-Lower Level Conference Room Saturday, December 7: Christmas Festival and Parade of Lights parade Sunday December 8: Tour of Homes Every Monday – AA & Al-Anon Meetings 7:30 p.m. St. Thomas Catholic Church, Manson Every Tuesday – Al-Anon & AA Meetings at 8 p.m. at Central School Preservation in Lake City; TOPS Meeting at the Calhoun County Annex 1, 515 Court St, Rockwell City. Weigh in 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Meeting time at 8:45 a.m. Every Wednesday – Story Hour J J Hands Library in Lohrville, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Every Thursday –9:30 a.m. Coffee at the Library in Lake City; AA Open Meeting 7 p.m. at Union Church, Lake City. Enter north door on Washington St.

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SMCH provides educational luncheon Contributed by SMCH Over fifty people gathered at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital (SMCH) to attend the November “Lunch Connection” event. The program featured two speakers on “Navigate Your Numbers” and “What is a Health Coach?” Kari Swisher, Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital (SMCH), began the program by explaining what lab

wellness numbers mean to the patient. She described cholesterol and ways to reduce the amount of cholesterol in the body. She also discussed ways to reduce blood pressure and how to watch for the warning signs of diabetes. She encouraged the audience to begin healthy diets, increase exercise, and get yearly physicals. Kristy Vogel, registered nurse and Health Coach at SMCH and McCrary Rost Clinics, spoke about the Health Coach program that was

initiated this year. She introduced the five health coaches on staff. Kristy described the goal of the program as helping the patient navigate the health care system and to help the patient manage his own health care and to act on his behalf.  The “Lunch Connection” is

held four times at year at Stewart Memorial. The next session will be held in March 2014. To learn more about the services Stewart Memorial Community Hospital has to offer, visit us at www.stewartmemorial. org. 

Speaking at SMCH’s “Lunch Connection,” Kari Swisher, ARNP-C, encourages attendees to know their numbers for cholesterol, glucose, waist circumference, BMI, and blood pressure.

SCC Events

Wednesday, November 13: Volleyball State Tournament @ Cedar Rapids Thursday, November 14: Cross Country Awards Night @ HS Cafeteria (Lake City) 7 p.m.; Volleyball State Tournament @ Cedar Rapids Friday, November 15: FFA Greenhand Installation @ HS Media Center (Lake City) 7 p.m.; Volleyball State Tournament @ Cedar Rapids Saturday, November 16: Class 2A Semifinal Football Playoffs @ UNI Dome 4p.m. or 7 p.m.; FCA Meeting @ Klocke’s (6:30-10 p.m.) Monday, November 18: HS Boys BB and Wrestling Practices Begin; MS Boys (A) BB @ Farnhamville 4:15 p.m.; Financial Aid Night @ HS Auditorium (Lake City) 7 p.m.; Joint School Board Meeting @ Lake City 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 19: TLC AD Meeting @ Manson 9:30 a.m.; NHS Induction Ceremony @ HS Cafeteria (Lake City) 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20: No School (Teacher In-Service)

Kristy Vogel, RN, describes how a health coach can help patients by offering one-on-one, personalized support.

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4 The Graphic-Advocate Legals Speeding: William Levail Rogers, Ruleville, MS; Jeffrey Alan O’ Bannon, Storm Lake; Robert Duane Spencer, Smithville, MO; Nicholas Lee Sheldon Griffin, Fort Dodge; Charles Lee Henry, Winterset; Michael Alan Goldberg, West Bloomfield. No valid driver’s license: Richard G. green, St. Louis, MO. Failure to comply with safety regulatory rules: Randall Ray Talbott, Dow City. (2 charges) Operation without registration: Iveta R. Kerber, Emmetsburg. Magistrate/district court

judgments: State of Iowa vs Lane Edward Bachman, Lascivious acts with a child, 10 years suspended prison sentence, 5 years probation, lifetime parole, assigned to a sex offender program, no contact order for victim and family for 5 years (subject to renewal), also no contact with persons 17 or younger unless preapproved by DCS, $1000.00 fine, $250.00 civil penalty, $350.00 surcharge, $220.00 court costs, & restitution as requested by State of Iowa. State of Iowa vs Aaron Lee Clark, 3rd degree criminal mischief, $65.00

COURTHOUSE NEWS fine, $22.75 surcharge, $125.00 law enforcement initiative surcharge, $100.00 court costs, restitution, & attorney fees. State of Iowa vs Gary Lee Clark, Disorderly conduct-loud and raucous noise, $65.00 fine, $22.75 surcharge, & $60.00 court costs. State of Iowa vs Matthew Jacob Ehr, Cedar Rapids, Speeding, $141.00. State of Iowa vs Chad A. Grell, Fort Dodge, Speeding, $242.25. State of Iowa vs Nicholas Wayne Myers, Operating motorboat or sailboat while intoxicated-1st offense, 2 days jail sentence, 5

months 28 days suspended jail sentence, 1 year probation to Calhoun County Sheriff, boat license suspended for 1 year, $1000.00 fine, $350.00 surcharge, & $100.00 court costs. State of Iowa vs Tanner Dean Summers, Harcourt, Speeding, $222.00. State of Iowa vs Lacretia Shan Neal, Midwest City, OK, No valid driver’s license, $465.00. State of Iowa vs Matthew Lee Shepherd, Des Moines, Speeding, $141.00. State of Iowa vs Kou Na Thao, Storm Lake, Speeding, $141.00.

Civil court judgments: Carroll Dental Clinic vs Julie Janelle Brackin, $2027.73 judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/01/13, & court costs. State of Iowa, Ex Rel vs Josie T. Cobb, Respondent must pay $514.00 per month child support beginning 04/01/12, $99.00 for genetic testing, & court costs. Hauge Associates, Inc. vs Dennis R. & Traci J. Godwin, $563.27 judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/06/13, & court costs. Asset Acceptance, LLC as assignee of Dell Financial Services vs Annette Johnson, $2872.83

City of Rockwell City City of Rockwell City November 4, 2013 7:00PM Mayor Heinlen called the meeting to order with the following members present: Lange, Hepp, Walters, Dawson and Hendricks. Motion by Walters, second by Dawson, approving the agenda; unanimous. Motion by Hepp, second by Hendricks, to approve the consent agenda of the October 21 meeting minutes, bills as submitted and Casey’s General Store Beer License; unanimous. This being the time and place, Mayor Heinlen opened the public hearing on the application for Community Development Block Grant for the Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project. Shirley Helgevold, Midas Council of Governments explained: 1. How the need for the activities was identified: The City of Rockwell City has been experiencing increasing amounts of ground and surface water infiltration in the sewer collection system. The infiltration of ‘clear water’ into the collection system results in the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant receiving flows in excess of 1.5 MGD (millions gallons a day) during large rain events. The significant amount of inflow and infiltration into the collection system contributes to sewer backups in residences. During high rain events, water had to be pumped out of the High Street lift station and the Tonawanda lift station into the storm sewers on numerous occasions. The wastewater treatment plant has also experienced issues with high rain events. The normal flow is 0.2 MGD, but during high rain events the plant processes 1 MGD, pumps 1.7 MGD into an equalization pond, and bypasses several MGD to Lake Creek. 2. How the proposed activities will be funded and the sources of funds: The proposed activities will be funded in part through a Community

Development Block Grant provided by the Iowa Economic Development Authority and SRF/bonding. c. Date the CDBG application will be submitted: On or before midnight on November 13, 2013. d. Requested amount of federal funds: $500,000 CDBG funds from IEDA and $1,125,052.99 City. e. Estimated portion of federal funds that will benefit lowand moderate-income persons: The proposed project will benefit the entire city of Rockwell City. Since approximately 49.7% of Rockwell City’s population is LMI, that is the estimated percentage that will benefit LMI persons. (Approximately $248,500 of CDBG funds will benefit LMI persons) Rockwell City is still collecting LMI surveys, so the percentage is not final as of this time. f. Where the proposed activities will be conducted: The proposed activity will be conducted throughout the City of Rockwell City and within the existing city right-of-way. g. Plans to minimize displacement of persons and businesses resulting of funded activities: N/A. h. Plans to assist persons actually displaced: N/A i. The nature of the proposed activities: The proposed activities will upgrade and improve the current sanitary sewer collection system in Rockwell City. This will be completed by reducing inflow and infiltration throughout the collection system. This work will include sewer main replacements, service replacement, cleanout replacement with manholes, and rehabilitation of manholes, lining, and grouting of services. Person(s) authorized to receive and respond to citizens proposals, questions and complaints concerning the proposed (funded) activities will be: Rockwell City, City Clerk 335 Main Street, Rockwell City, IA 50579, (712) 2977041. Person(s) available and able to provide technical assistance to groups representative

Ordinance No. 369

ORDINANCE NO. 369 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, IOWA, BY AMENDING TITLE II, DIVISION 1, CHAPTER 6 SNOWMOBILES, CLARIFYING PLACE OF OPERATION WHEREAS, the City of Lake City, Iowa is located in a climate that is subject to cold temperatures with significant snow accumulation each winter season; and WHEREAS, snowmobiles are frequently utilized for transportation and recreation; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED by the City Council of the City of Lake City, Iowa: SECTION 1. SECTION AMENDED. Section 2.1-6.02 “PLACE OF OPERATION” Striking “1. Unplowed Streets” and “2. Plowed Streets”, in their entirety, and replacing with the following, and renumbering remaining regulations: 1. Snowmobiles may be operated on streets within the city limits which are not secondary county roads and state primary highways, and which provide the shortest and most

direct route to/from the corporate limits. SECTION 2. REPEALER. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. In all other respects, the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lake City shall remain in effect. SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. SECTION 4. WHEN EFFECTIVE. This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage and approval and publication as provided by law. Passed by the City Council of Lake City, Iowa on the 4th day of November, 2013. First Reading: October 7, 2013 Second Reading: October 21, 2013 Third Reading: November 4, 2013 Gary Fahan, Mayor Kimberly Kelly, City Administrator

Filmore Sheriff Sale

State of Iowa Calhoun County NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE Iowa District Court Court Case #EQCV501666 Calhoun County Special Execution The Bank of New York Mellon, F/K/A the Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders of CWALT, Inc. alternative loan trust 2007-21CB Mortgage PassThrough Certificates, Series 2007-21CB VS Stephen W. Fillmore, Janet L. Fillmore, City of Lohrville, and State of Iowa As a result of the judgment rendered in rem in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lots Three (3) and Four (4), Block One (1) Crandall’s Second

Addition to Lohrville, Calhoun County, Iowa. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale: January 14, 2014 Time of Sale: 10:00 a.m. Place of Sale: Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if acceptable. Judgment Amount: $42,701.68 Costs: $285.00 Accruing Costs: Sheriff’s Fee Interest: 6.25% from May 31, 2013 Attorney: Brian G. Sayer Date: October 23, 2013 Sheriff William A. Davis Calhoun County, Iowa Tami Swank, Civil Clerk 13,20 Adv

Philbrook Trust Notice

TRUST NOTICE IN THE MATTER OF THE Lorene R. Philbrook Revocable Trust To all persons regarding Lorene R. Philbrook deceased, who died on or about 11th day of September, 2013. You are hereby notified that Karen Hutchings is the trustee of the Lorene R. Philbrook Revocable Trust, dated the 4th day of March, 1997. Any action to contest the validity of the trust must be brought in the District Court of Calhoun County, Iowa, within the later to occur of four (4) months from the date of second publication of this notice or thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this notice to all heirs of the decedent settlor and the spouse of the decedent settlor whose identities are reasonably ascertainable. Any suit not filed within this period shall be forever barred. Notice is further given that any person or entity possessing a claim against the trust must mail proof of the claim to the trustee at

the address listed below via certified mail, return receipt requested, by the later to occur of four (4) months from the second publication of this notice or thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this notice if required or the claim shall be forever barred unless paid or otherwise satisfied. Dated this 28th day of October, 2013 Lorene R. Philbrook Revocable Trust Karen Hutchings 991 Plantain Court Crystal Lake, IL, 60014 Bruce Becker P.O. Box 38, Sac City, IA 50583 Attorney for Trustee Date of second publication: November 13, 2013

Vincent Probate Notice

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SHARON RAE VINCENT, Deceased. PROBATE NO. ESPR2501775 To all persons interested in the Estate of Sharon Rae Vincent, Deceased, who died on or about September 16, 2013: You are hereby notified that on October 3, 2013, the Last Will and Testament of Sharon Rae Vincent, deceased, bearing the date of August 28, 2012 was admitted to probate in the above-named court and that Robert Riat was appointed Executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the Will must be brought in the District Court of the above 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 the surviving spouse and all heirs of the decedent and devisee under the Will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be

forever barred. Notice is further 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 abovenamed 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. Robert Riat, 975 N. Douglas Lake City, IA 51449 Executor of the Estate Erin E. McCullough Attorney for Executor 326 Fourth Street Lake View, IA 51450 Date of second publication 13th day of November, 2013

of low- and moderate-income persons in preparing and presenting their proposals for the request and use of federal funds. MIDAS Council of Governments, 602 1st Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, (515) 576-7183. There were no oral or written comments. Motion was made by Walters, second by Hepp to close the public hearing; unanimous. After much discussion with Midas Council of Governments, motion by Dawson, second by Walters to apply for an SRF loan for the Sanitary Sewer project, unanimous. The utility committee told the council that four engineering firms had submitted statements of qualifications for the sanitary sewer improvement project. The committee had interviewed three of the firms. After extensive review of the firms, motion by Hendricks, second by Lange to select I&S Group for the project, unanimous. Motion by Hepp, second by Lange to pay Fox Engineering, $5400 for engineering services towards the High Street Water main project, unanimous. Chief Schoop told the council that him and Assistant Chief Anderson would be attending the National Police Memorial Service in Washington D.C. and asked that the City pay for room and flights for the event. After much discussion, the council suggested they collect donations first. Motion by Hepp, second by Dawson to allow the police department to purchase an additional AR rifle at an approximate cost of $1500 using LOST funds, unanimous. Chief Schoop told the council that the new officers had been sworn in on November 1. Clerk Smidt told the council that the City needed to submit ACIP data sheets for the airport and that a Go letter had been issued for a drainage project. The council discussed having the master plan updated and moving the drainage project back a year or two. Clerk Smidt will discuss options with the FAA and the airport engineer. Mayor Heinlen called for further business and, with none, motion by Walters, second

by Hepp to adjourn the meeting at 8:45PM; unanimous. Next meeting Monday, November 18 at 7:00 PM. Warrants 55171-55237 Attest: Phil R. Heinlen, Mayor Kelly Smidt, City Clerk AARON GRAEVE CONSTRUCTION, ROOF REPAIRS................................ 655.54 ACCO, CHEMICALS.............................. 332.04 AMAZON, BOOKS................................. 313.84 BAKER & TAYLOR, BOOKS.................. 557.37 BOUND TREE MEDICAL LLC, BATTERY.......................................... 167.00 BROWN SUPPLY, VALVE BOX/CURB BOX............................... 191.98 CALHOUN COUNTY REMINDER, THANK YOU...................................... 151.50 CARLSON AUTOBODY & REPAIR, REPAIRS............................................. 36.94 CARROLL REFUSE SERVICE, SOLID WASTE COLLECTION................... 7,616.48 CENTER POINT PUBLISHING, LARGE PRINT BOOKS....................... 41.94 CENTRAL IOWA DISTRIBUTING INC, SUPPLIES......................................... 196.22 CREATIVE PRODUCT SERVICE, PROGRAMMING............................... 129.00 DAVID AHLRICHS, CUSTODIAL CONTRACT................. 320.00 DEBORAH DREW, CC DEPOSIT REFUND..................... 150.00 DIAMOND LAKE BOOKS, CHILDRENS BOOKS.......................... 47.85 FOX ENGINEERING, HIGH STREET WATERMAIN-ENGINEER............. 5,400.00 FRANK DUNN CO, COLD PATCH......... 276.00 HERALD PUBLISHING CO, HELP WANTED AD............................. 55.00 IA OFFICE SUPPLY, INC, OFFICE SUPPLIES............................. 84.23 IOWA INS DIVISION, FY13 ANNUAL FEE............................. 15.00 IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES, STREET SIGNS.............................. 2,172.45 IOWA WORKFORCE, UNEMPLOYMENT CONTRIBUTION.............................. 496.03 JASON MCKENNEY, CLOTHING ALLOWANCE................. 149.97

JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD, CHILDREN BOOKS........................ 1,080.00 KANSAS STATE BANK, FIRE TRUCK LEASE PAYMENT........... 17,455.98 MICROMARKETING LLC, AUDIO BOOKS................................... 40.00 MOSQUITO CONTROL OF IOWA, MOSQUITO CONTROL................. 8,000.00 N C IOWA SOLID WASTE AGENCY, QUARTERLY ASSESSMENT......... 1,922.63 N.A.F.T.A., FED/FICA TAX................... 3,652.36 NORTH AMERICAN SALT, SOFTNER SALT............................. 3,178.17 PHIL HAMMEN, REIMB: 2013 HEALTH INSURANCE.............. 868.11 PHILIP L ASCHEMAN, PH.D., CRITICAL INCIDENT EVALUATION................... 200.00 POSTMASTER, POSTAGE/BILLS......... 286.08 RECORDED BOOKS LLC, AUDIO BOOKS.................................... 28.80 ROCKWELL CITY CHAMBER & DEVEL, CORN DAZE..................................... 265.00 SEED’S ON 5TH, POND PROJECT...... 292.50 SHAWN SCHOSSOW, POOL SALARY..... 5.61 T.L. CONSTRUCTION, GARDENS ON 4TH........................ 7,000.00 TOM ANDERSON CONSTRUCTION, POND PROJECT........................... 2,500.00 TREASURER-STATE OF IOWA, UNCLAIMED PROPERTY..................... 2.93 TREASURER-STATE OF IOWA, UNCLAIMED PROPERTY................. 147.87 TREASURER-STATE (S.T.), SALES TAX..................................... 2,728.00 UNITED BANK OF IOWA, RETURN CHECK.............................. 153.00 US CELLULAR, CELLULAR SERVICE.... 90.32 UTILITY EQUIPMENT COMPANY, CURB BOX LID................................. 220.07 WIESTON AG SERVICE, TIEL REPAIR..................................... 400.00 WINDSTREAM, PHONE/INTERNET....... 46.06 WOODMAN, REPAIRS.......................... 178.83 WUNSCH CONTRUCTION, HIGH STREET PROJECT/CONTRACTOR.......... 70,775.39 TOTAL............................................. 141,074.09

City of Lake City

City of Lake City Council Proceedings November 4, 2013 The City Council of Lake City, Iowa met in regular session on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. at the Council Chambers. Mayor Fahan presided with the following members present: Bellinghausen, Green, Ringgenberg, Kramer* and Himes. Department heads/staff present: Bobby Rist, Melvin Alcox, Jim Janssen and Michele Deluhery. Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Motion by Bellinghausen, second by Ringgenberg, to approve the consent agenda consisting of the agenda, October 21 minutes, and summary list of claims, unanimous. This being the time and place Mayor Fahan opened the public hearing on the application for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation. Shirley Helgevold, MIDAS Council of Governments explained: How the need for the proposed activity or project was identified: The need for this project was identified by a city council supported need for Lake City to pursue a housing rehabilitation project to address housing showing signs of major wear or in unsatisfactory condition. To further determine the interest in the program pre-applications were sent out and approximately 30 preapplications were returned from interested households. How the proposed activity or project will be funded and the sources of funds: The City is requesting funding from Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Fund Program to finance the project. Homeowners may be required to contribute funds, depending on the cost of the rehabilitation. The City will formally commit to contribute $10,000-$12,000 toward

the program. The date the Housing Fund application will be submitted: On or before midnight on December 11, 2013. Requested amount of federal funds (Housing Fund): The City will be requesting $289,992-$291,992 in CDBG funds from IEDA. Estimated portion of federal funds that will benefit persons of low and moderate income: 100% of the program funds will help low and moderate income persons in Lake City. Where the proposed activity or project will be conducted: The program will take place in the targeted area. The border of the targeted area is: Main Street from Rainbow Street to Hancock Street; Hancock Street from Main Street to 370th Street/southern corporate boundary; 370th Street/southern corporate boundary from Hancock Street to western corporate boundary; western corporate boundary from 370th St/ southern corporate boundary to 6th Street, and along 6th Street to Rainbow Street; and along Rainbow Street from 6th Street to Main Street (including both sides of Rainbow Street). A map is available for review of the targeted area. Plans to minimize displacement of persons and businesses as a result of funded activities or projects: No persons or businesses will be displaced because of this program. Plans to assist persons actually displaced: No one will be displaced because of the program no plans have been made. The nature of the proposed activity or project: The activity will be to rehabilitate 8 single family, owner-occupied homes to the Iowa Minimum Housing Standards as established by the Iowa Economic Development Authority. The person(s) authorized to receive and respond to citizen proposals, questions and complaints concerning proposed or funded activities: Shirley Helgevold, MIDAS

Council of Governments, 602 1st Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, (515) 576-7183 ext. 212, shelgevold-midas@prairieient.net. The person(s) available and able to provide technical assistance to groups representing low- and moderate-income persons in preparing and presenting their proposals for the request and use of federal funds. MIDAS Council of Governments, 602 1st Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, (515) 576-7183 ext. 212, shelgevold-midas@prairieient.net. There were no written or oral comments from the public. Copies of the Community Development and Housing Needs Assessment were reviewed and will be updated with results from the recent Iowa’s Living Roadways Program Community Visioning process. Motion by Ringgenberg, second by Green, to close the public hearing, unanimous. (*Kramer arrived.) Motion by Green, second by Ringgenberg approving Resolution 2013-21 authorizing the Housing Rehabilitation local match. Ayes– Himes, Kramer, Bellinghausen, Ringgenberg, Green. Approved. Rob Riat expressed concerns about a problem in his neighborhood with violation of the open burning regulations and excessive smoke. Chief Rist stated a citation is being issued to the property owner. In addition, at the Council’s request, the burn permit will be revoked. Motion by Bellinghausen, second by Kramer, approving Rob Riat’s “Moving Permit” for the exchange of two 8x10 buildings on city properties, unanimous. Motion by Green, second by Bellinghausen, approving the CDBG Payables as follows, unanimous:

Company Service Total Cost CDBG City Grundman-Hicks Pay Request #9 $15,185.75 $6,985.00 $8,200.75 FOX Engineering through 9/28/13 $4,776.60 $1,911.00 $2,865.60 MIDAS Administration (Sept 2013) $212.00 $212.00 $0.00 Totals $30,462.85 $12,313.00 $18,149.85 Motion by Green, second by Bellinghausen Bellinghausen, second by Kramer, approving L.C. LUMBER, REPAIRS..........................24.15 approving Change Order #2 to Sargent Drillings’ the agreement contingent upon suggested LEON HENDRICKS, contract in the amount of $12,650 for the South correction and pending Rockwell City’s METER READING..............................297.50 Well Replacement project, unanimous. approval, unanimous. LIBERTY NATIONAL LIFE INS CO, City Administrator reported no public input As a new Kid’s Spot board member, LIBERTY TAXABLE................................52.78 has been received in regard to the proposed Green updated the council on the current MANGOLD TESTING, LAB ANALYSIS.....39.00 snowmobile ordinance. Motion by Green, financial situation and ongoing need for METRO HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF, second by Ringgenberg, approving the third community support. Council discussed the HAZARDOUS WASTE.........................815.10 reading and adopting the Ordinance Amending City’s involvement in the establishment of the MICHELLE JOHNSON, CLEANING.........65.00 the Code of ordinances of the City of Lake City, center and the City Administrator’s ongoing MIDAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNME, CDBG Iowa, by Amending Title II, Division I, Chapter representation on the board. Financial support WTR SEPTEMBER 2013.....................212.00 6, Snowmobiles, Clarifying Place of Operation, options were discussed, with further discussion MOSQUITO CONTROL, eliminating the specified designated route and at the next meeting. 2013 PROGRAM...............................5,200.00 requiring use of the shortest and most direct There being no further business, a MURPHY TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO, route in/out of town. Ayes – Himes, Kramer, motion was made by Kramer and seconded PARTS..................................................160.64 Bellinghausen, Ringgenberg, Green. Ordinance by Bellinghausen to adjourn at 8:00 PM, POSTMASTER, WATER #369 will be effective upon publication. unanimous. BILLS/POSTAGE.................................490.55 Following discussion on the recommendation Gary Fahan SIOUXLAND SCALE SERVICE, INC., of the Planning & Zoning Commission to Mayor SCALE WEIGHTS................................106.21 require buildings to be secured to the ground Kimberly Kelly TREAS. STATE OF IA (ST), WATER/SEWER/ and explore hiring a building inspector at a City Administrator POOL SALES TAX............................1,331.00 per building fee, consensus by council that CLAIMS REPORT TREASURER STATE OF IOWA, regulations such as these are more appropriate VENDOR, REFERENCE.................... AMOUNT STATE TAX.......................................1,176.00 within a building code. The feasibility of ACCO UNLIMITED CORP, US CELLULAR, contracting with an inspector and adopting a CHLORINE...........................................699.80 CELLULAR SERVICE..........................178.35 building code will be researched in the future. BROWN SUPPLY, PARTS.........................49.50 VISA, SCHOOL.......................................356.34 Motion by Bellinghausen, second by Himes, CAL. CO. VARIETY STORE, WILKINS NAPA PARTS, approving the second reading of Ordinance SUPPLIES..............................................11.45 PARTS/SUPPLIES...............................281.32 Amending the Code of Ordinances of the COLLECTION SERVICES CENTER, WILLIS LAW OFFICE, LEGAL................255.00 City of Lake City, IA, by Amending the Official CHILD SUPPORT..................................39.23 TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE...........63,276.77 Zoning Ordinance, striking the foundation COMPUTER CONCEPTS, PAYROLL CHECKS............................11,513.18 requirements. Ayes – Green, Ringgenberg, PD LAPTOP........................................130.62 PAID, TOTAL......................................74,789.95 Bellinghausen, Kramer, Himes. Nays – None. CULLIGAN OF IDA GROVE, Third reading and hearing will be at the COMM. BLDG SOFTNER......................25.00 CITY OF LAKE CITY - OCTOBER 2013 November 18 meeting. DAISY HAULING, HAULING................9,422.00 FUND, RECEIVED ..................... DISBURSED Motion by Bellinghausen, second by Himes, DANNETT ELLIS, CLEAN LIBRARY......325.00 GENERAL, 118,686.72 .................... 30,003.42 approving forgiveness of the “city special” EFTPS, FED/FICA TAX........................3,704.81 ROAD USE TAX, 18,278.44 .............. 9,404.98 levied on the property at 408 N Lincoln Street, EMPLOYERS MODERN LIFE CO, EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, 50,756.76... 9,652.98 prior to ownership by Arthur Parker, and to PREMIUM..............................................68.15 EMERGENCY FUND....................................... pursue different means to collect from previous FERGUSON ENTERPRISES INC, LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX, 10,091.38.. 0.00 utility customer, unanimous. SUPPLIES............................................279.87 LIBRARY MEMORIAL, 129.15.................. 0.00 Presented for council consideration were FOX ENGINEERING, SEPT.................4,776.60 PARK RESTORATION Building Permits for United Bank of Iowa, 201 GRUNDMAN-HICKS, LLC, ROY JOHNSON COMMUNITY BLD N Center Street (temporary ramp extending PAY NO 9.......................................25,474.25 DEBT SERVICE, 82,030.39...................... 0.00 onto portion of sidewalk); Nicholle Winter, 821 IA OFFICE SUPPLY, COPIER LEASE....182.07 CAP IMPROVE-STREET&FIRE S Woodlawn (8x10 storage building); Wayne IA PRISON INDUSTRIES, SIGNS.............84.50 CAPITAL IMPROVE-POOL, 4,731.06... 499.60 Dowling, 113 E Madison (garage addition with IMWCA, WORKERS CAPITAL - AMBULANCE second floor). After review, a motion was made COMPENSATION.............................1,917.00 CEMETERY TRUST, 120.00..................... 0.00 by Kramer, second by Himes, to approve the INFINITY TRUST, PREMIUM..................235.62 WATER, 199,057.53......................... 29,383.98 Building Permits subject to City Code and IPERS, POLICE IPERS........................4,616.52 SEWER, 13,708.83............................ 9,606.85 Zoning requirements. Unanimous. IVY’S SPARKLE AND CLEAN SOLID WASTE, 10,123.94............... 10,687.18 Rist presented the proposed Police WINDOW, WINDOWS............................35.00 STORM SEWER, 812.62................... 2,994.08 Services Agreement between Lake City and KIMBERLY KELLY, REIMBURSEMENT....93.07 Report Total, 508,526.82................ 102,233.07 Rockwell City. Following discussion, motion by L.C. HARDWARE, SUPPLIES..................65.77

NOVEMBER 13, 2013

judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/06/13, & court costs. Sarah Jane Markum vs Rodney Daniel Markum, Respondent must pay $225.00 court costs. Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs Chadwick Dale & Romona K. Potts, $2216. 61 judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/04/13, & court costs. Nationwide Insurance Co. a/s/o Pamela Joan Heimdahl vs Ricky Redeker, $2041.47 judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/07/13, & court costs. Hauge Associates, Inc. vs Terrie Villareal & Enrique Villarreal, III, $1133.76 judgment with interest at the rate of 2.12% from 11/06/13, & court costs. Marriage certificate: Cole Edward Lenz to Jessica Marie Lenz. Warranty deed: Anthony Pierson to Anthony Pierson, Kimberly Kraft, & Ashley Pierson, Lt. 8, Blk. 2, West View Addn., Lake City. No Rev. Neil E. Heesch & Kimberly Reiko Heesch to Peter Matthew Tyler Heesch, Lt. 5, Blk. 12, Original Town, Pomeroy. Rev. $15.20. PRKG 327, LLC to Ridgley Farms Family, LP, W1/2 SW1/4 Ex. 5.67 Ac. Tr., Section 26-88-33 (70.48 Ac.) Rev. $1039.20. Marci S. (Marcella Sue) Duncan to Bryan R. Case & Kari L. Case, Pt., NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 13-86-34. Rev. $308.00. Alvin R. Hickman & Gladys L. Hickman to Rockwell City 5, LLC, Lts. 5 & 6, Blk. 23, Rockwell & Hubbell Addn., Rockwell City. Rev. $10.40.

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RC/L School Rockwell City/Lytton Community School Board of Education Special Meeting November 7, 2013 The Rockwell City/Lytton Community School District Board of Education met in Special Session at 7:00 a.m. on November 7, 2013, in the MS Conference Room with President Sexton presiding. Members present were: Simpson, Assman, Grodahl, Maulsby, and Sexton. One employee was present at the meeting. Simpson motioned, seconded by Assman to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0. Motion by Maulsby seconded by Assman, to enter into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a) to review records and/ or (i) professional competency of an individual of the Code of Iowa, to conduct a personnel hearing at 7:01 a.m. Roll Call: Ayes- Grodahl, Maulsby, Sexton, Simpson, and Assman. President Sexton brought the board out of closed session at 7:46 a.m. Grodahl motioned, seconded by Assman to approve the superintendent recommendation and suspend the employee for 1 day without pay. Motion carried 5-0. Motion by Maulsby, seconded by Assman to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 a.m. Motion carried 5-0.

Supervisors Board of Supervisors Calhoun County Courthouse Rockwell City, Iowa Tuesday, October 29, 2013 The Board of Supervisors of Calhoun County met with the following members present: Nicholson, Jacobs, and Hoag, Sr. Agenda additions: none It was moved by Jacobs and seconded by Hoag, Sr. to approve the agenda. Ayes all. Motion carried. The minutes of the last meeting were read. It was moved by Hoag, Sr. and seconded by Jacobs to approve the minutes. Ayes all. Motion carried. It was moved by Hoag, Sr. and seconded by Jacobs to approve the following reports: July, August, and September, 2013 General Ledgers of Lori Erkenbrack, County Treasurer; Quarterly report of William A. Davis, Sheriff; and Quarterly report of Kathy Bennett, County Recorder. Ayes all. Motion carried. It was moved by Jacobs and seconded by Hoag, Sr. to approve the following transfer: Transfer Resolution 2013-35 NOW THEREFORE, Be it resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Calhoun County, Iowa, that on this 29th day of October, 2013, that transfer #535 in the amount of $544,290.18 be transferred from Rural Services Basic Fund to the Secondary Road Fund, a budgetary procedure for the months of July, August and September, 2013. Ayes all. Motion carried. William A. Davis, Sheriff, met with the Board for bids for a patrol car. Two bids were received. It was moved by Hoag, Sr. and seconded by Jacobs to accept the bid of Champion Chrysler Center, Inc., Rockwell City, for a 2014 V6 Charger for $17,475 with a 2008 Charger tradein. Ayes all. Motion carried. Ron Haden, Engineer, Steve Goins, Assistant to the Engineer, and B.J. Musselman, Shop Foreman, met with the Board to update them on Secondary Road projects. It was moved by Jacobs and seconded by Hoag, Sr. to approve payroll change for Landon Krause from $20.00 to $20.08 per hour effective October 21, 2013. This is a promotion to Assistant Foreman. Ayes all. Motion carried. It was moved by Jacobs and seconded by Hoag, Sr. to approve Underground Permit #24-2013 for Windstream Communications, Inc. to place 2330’ of cable on the south side of Section 32, Twin Lakes Township. Ayes all. Motion carried. Leisa Mayer, CPC, met with the Board concerning Community and Family Resources detox rates. It was moved by Hoag, Sr. and seconded by Jacobs to authorize Leisa Mayer, CPC, to sign the Agreement Between Calhoun County and Community and Family Resources for detox services at $421.00 per day. Ayes all. Motion carried. A completion hearing was held at Sac County Courthouse for Joint DD #2-51. It was moved by Jacobs and seconded by Hoag, Sr. to adjourn until Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 9:00 am for their regular Board meeting. Ayes all. Motion carried. Gary Nicholson, Chairman Judy Howrey, Auditor Dean G. Hoag, Sr., Vice Chairman Scott Jacobs


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POLICE REPORTS

Traffic Accidents On Oct. 25at 3:15 p.m., the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident on 270th St. Jared K. Lerdal, 18, Thorton, Iowa, was driving a 1999 Cadillac east on 270th St. when he lost control , entered the ditch and rolled. He3 suffered non-incapacitating injuries and was taken to Stewart Memorial Hospital. Approximate damage was estimated at $5,000.

Calhoun County ambulance when a deer ran into the path of the vehicle, causing $500 damage.

On Oct. 27, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/ deer accident on Fletcher Ave. Craig S. Zandi, 50, Lake City, was driving a 2002 Ford pickup when a deer ran into the side of the vehicle causing $1,200 damage.

On Nov. 2, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/deer accident on D-26 near the intersection with N-65. Austin Heilman, 26, Rockwell City, hit a deer that crossed into the path of his vehicle. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $500.

On Oct. 29, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/ deer accident south of Rockwell City on Hwy. 4, Charles B. Peyton, 63, Rockwell City, was driving a

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Bryan R. Case & Kari L. Case to Amy Gray, W. 43’ SE1/4 Blk. 9, Smith Addn., Lake City; & E. 2’ of S. 99’ SW1/4 Blk. 9, Smith Addn., Lake City. Rev. $140.80. Dorothy E. Pyle to New Cooperative, Inc., 70’ x 175’ Tr. Lts. 10 & 11, Blk. 42, 6th Addn., Pomeroy. Rev. $47.20. Norman K. Peterson & Phyllis J. Peterson to Jeffrey L. Anderson & Brenda L. Anderson, Tr. OL 18, Beacham’s 3rd Addn., Farnhamville. Rev. $253.60. Daniel M. Zehr & Jeanette L. Zehr to Dale Carlson & Bonny Carlson, Lt. 15, Country Club 1st Addn., Manson. Rev. $415.20. Joshua D. Filmer to Doug Filmer & Dixie Filmer, Lt. 8 & N. 30’ Lt. 9, Blk. 2, Resub. of OL, Lake City. Rev. $28.00. Patrick J. Monahan, Jane D. Monahan, & Jan D. Burk to Jan D. Monahan, Gov’t. Lts. 5 & 6, Section 04-88-34. No Rev. quit claim deed: Darrell W. Kaufman & Ingrid A. Kaufman to Darrell W. Kaufman, Trustee, Ingrid A. Kaufman, Trustee, & Darrell W. Kaufman Trust, SE1/4 SW1/4 Section 21-89-31. No Page 3 Rev. Ron J. Schneider to June Marie Nubb, Lt. 4, Blk. 8, Original Town, Lake City. No Rev. Ronald D. Hanson & Ruth E. Hanson to Ronald D. Hanson & Ruth E. Hanson, 2.39 Ac. Tr., NW FRL1/4 Section 01-87-31. No Rev. Ronald D. Hanson & Ruth E. Hanson to Hanson Corp., S. 1405.4’ Ex. Lt. A-2.39 Ac. Tr., NW FRL1/4 Section 01-87-31. No Rev. Ronald D. Hanson & Hanson Corp to Ronald D. Hanson Life Estate, Brian D. Hanson, & Russell L. Hanson, S. 1405.4’ Ex. Lt. A-2.39 Ac. Tr., NW FRL1/4 Section 01-8731. Rev. $1087.20. Jason L. King to Dixie Jo King, Lt. 6, Blk. 7, Tompkin Addn., Lake City. No Rev. Trustee’s deed: Betty J. Kraack Rev. Trust, Constance Owens, Trustee, Debra Jane Holm, Trustee, & Linda Singer Pankiewicz, Trustee to Steve Renze & Pamela S. Renze, E1/2 SE1/4 Ex. 8.69 Ac. Tr., Section 11-87-34. Rev. $1147.20. David A. Madsen, Trustee & David A. Madsen Rev. Trust to Neil D. Gadbury, Parcels TB, U, & VA, Stein’s 4th, Section 27-89-32. (Also use of Lt. N, Dock, Easement, & Covenants) No Rev. Mortgage: Prestage Farms of Iowa, LLC, Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC, Prestage Farms of Mississippi, LLC, Prestage Farms, Inc., Prestage Farms of Oklohoma, LLC, & Prestage Farms of Mississippi, Inc. to Cape Fear Farm Credti, ACA, Tr. Parcel A, NW1/4 Section 22-87-33. RCFB Property, Inc. to Westside State Bank, 1.15 Ac. Tr.-210’ x 239’, OL 19, SE1/4 SW1/4 Section 25-8833. Jason M. Jones & Jordan Jordan

On Nov. 1, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/ deer accident at N-41 and 370th St. Jennifer L. Stokes, 31, Lake City, was driving north on N-41 when a deer ran into the path of the vehicle, causing an estimated $1,450 damage to the vehicle.

On Nov. 3, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/ deer accident at N-65 and 390th St. Sharon A. Powers, 60, Rockwell Jones to Manson State Bank, N. 25’ of W. 60’ Lt. 2 & W. 60’ Lt. 1, Blk. 6, 1st Addn., Manson. Bryan R. Case & Kari L. Case to Iowa Savings Bank, Pt., NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 13-86-34. Kendal S. Martin & Michelle K. Martin to Northwest Bank, 2.79 Ac., SW1/4 SE1/4 Section 28-88-31. Amy Gray to United Bank of Iowa, W. 43’ SE1/4 Blk. 9, Smith Addn., Lake City; & E. 2’ of S. 99’ SW1/4 Blk. 9, Smith Addn., Lake City. Jeffrey L. Anderson & Brenda L. Anderson to US Bank, NA, Tr. OL 18, Beacham’s 3rd Addn., Farnhamville. (2) Assignment of mortgage: Onewest Bank, FSB, Tracy Allen Valentine, Troy Dale Valentine, Carol Valentine, & Indymac Bank, FSB to Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, Lt. 6, Blk. 11, Original Town, Pomeroy. Mortgage release: Farm Credit Services of America, FLCA to Lightner Farms, Inc. SE1/4 Section 12-86-32 (2); NW1/4 Section 14-86-31 (2); Lts. 1-3, NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 32-86-32; Lts. 1-3, SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 32-86-32; & Lts. 1-3, NE1/4 SE1/4 Section 32-86-32. First Federal Savings Bank of Iowa to Mark A. Crouse & Lisa D. Crouse, N. 140’ Lts. 9 & 10, Griswold Addn., Manson. Bank of the West to Dale Leroy Lyon & Ellen Irene Lyon, S. 15’ Lt. 4 & Lt. 5, Blk. 13, Moody & Davy Addn., Pomeroy. Manson State Bank to Daniel M. Zehr & Jeanette L. Zehr, Lt. 15, Country Club 1st Addn., Manson. CitiFinancial, Inc. to Heather J. Miller & Kris E. Miller, Lt. 11, Blk. 1, Heebner Addn., Rockwell City. United Bank of Iowa to Steven Lewis & Joyce Lewis, Lt. 1 & N1/2 Lt. 2, Blk. 9, Moody & Davy Addn., Pomeroy. (2) Easement: Lesa R. Nobiling to MidAmerican Energy Co., 100’ x 75’ Tr. OL 18, SE1/4 Section 25-88-33. (Electric Easement) Manure assignment: Prestage Farms of Iowa, LLC, Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC, Prestage Farms of Mississippi, LLC, Prestage Farms, Inc., Prestage Farms of Oklohoma, LLC, & Prestage Farms of Mississippi, Inc. to Cape Fear Farm Credit, ACA, W1/2 NW1/4 Section 32-86-34; E. 20 Ac. Tr., NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 3186-34; 3.99 Ac. Tr., Parcel A, NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 31-86-34; 2.33 Ac. Tr., Parcel B, NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 31-86-34; W1/2 W1/2 SW1/4 Ex. S. 800’ of W. 545’, Section 28-86-34; SW1/4 NW1/4 Section 28-86-34; S. 40 Ac. of N. 81.25 Ac. of N. 161.25 Ac., W FRL1/2 Section 31-86-34; S. 54.07 Ac. Lying W. of SE 160 Ac. Ex. Lt. 1 & Ex. Tr., Section 31-8634; Parcel A, NW FRL1/4 Section 31-86-34; N. 40 Ac. of S. 80 Ac. of N. 161.25 Ac., W1/2 SW1/4 Section 31-86-34; 3.86 Ac. Tr., NW FRL1/4 Section 31-86-34; N1/2 NW1/4 Ex. 3.88 Ac. Tr.-Parcel A, Section 22-8733; & 3.88 Ac. Tr., Parcel A, NW1/4 Section 22-87-33. Financing statement:

City, was driving south on N-65 when a deer ran into the path of her vehicle causing an estimated $1,400 damage to the vehicle.

Burglaries investigated During a two-day period, three rural residential burglaries were reported to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. On Nov. 3, a burglary was reported at a 350th St. residence and on Nov. 4 burglaries were reported at a 220th St. residence and at a 310th St. residence. No contact violation On Nov. 7, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a violation of a no contact order in Lohrville. Vehicle taken On Nov. 7, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a vehicle taken without owner’s consent in Lohrville. Prestage Farms of Iowa, LLC to Cape Fear Farm Credit, ACA, Parcel A, NE1/4 NE1/4 Section 31-86-34; Parcel B, NW1/4 NE1/4 Section 31-86-34; Parcel A, NW FRL1/4 Section 31-86-34; & Parcel A, NW1/4 Section 22-87-33. Continuation of financing statement: Cape Fear Farm Credit, ACA to Prestage Farms of Iowa, LLC, Parcel B, SW FRL1/4 Section 30-8833; Parcel A, Gov’t. Lt. 6, Section 02-88-34; Parcel A, S1/2 NW1/4 Seciton 32-88-34; & Parcel A of Lt. A, NW1/4 Section 25-88-34. Termination of financing statement: Commodity Credit Corp. to Jon Alan Peters, SE 8.9 Ac. Tr., SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 07-89-31. Affidavit: Constance Owens, Trustee to Betty J. Kraack Rev. Trust, E1/2 SE1/4 Ex. 8.69 Ac. Tr., Section 11-87-34. Steve Renze to Constance Owens, Trustee & Betty J. Kraack Rev. Trust, E1/2 SE1/4 Ex. 8.69 Ac. Tr., Section 11-87-34. Robert E. Lee to Clarice M. Lee Life Estate & Robert E. Lee, Undiv. 5/6 interest S1/2 NW1/4 Section 0986-32; & W1/2 SW1/4 Section 0986-32. (Terminating Life Estate) Neil D. Gadbury to David A. Madsen, Trustee & David A. Madsen Rev. Trust, Parcels TB, U, & VA, Stein’s 4th, Section 27-89-32. (Also use of Lt. N, Dock, Easement, & Covenants) (Purchaser’s Affidavit) Gemini Land Co., LLC to Gemini Land Co., LLC, Lts. 1-3 Ex. S. 17’ & All Lts. 4-8, Blk. 4, 3rd Sandy Point, Section 33-89-32; Lts. 115-123 & Lts. 124-126 Ex. S. 17’, Blk. 4, 4th Sandy Point, Section 33-89-32. (Affidavit of Possession) Jeffrey L. Anderson to City of Farnhamville, & Jeff Anderson, Tr. OL 18, Beacham’s 3rd Addn., Farnhamville. McKenzie Jean Brennan to Debra J. Brennan, Lt. 13, Smith Addn., Rockwell City. (Affidavit in Aid of Title) Federal tax lien: Internal Revenue Service to James Casey & Casey’s Custom Colors. Agreement: Commodity Credit Corp. to Jon Alan Peters, Tr., SE1/4 SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 07-89-31; 8.9 Ac. Tr. Ex. Tr., E1/2 S1/2 SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 07-89-31; & SE1/4 SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 07-89-31. (Release of Severance Agreements) Commodity Credit Corp. to Jon Alan Peters Rev. Trust, 8.9 Ac. Tr. Ex. Tr., E1/2 S1/2 SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 07-89-31. (Release of Severance Agreement) Miscellaneous: Patricia Kaye Dick to James Duane Dick, 2 Ac. Tr. Ex. Lt. A-0.4 Ac. & Ex. Lt. B-0.728 Ac. Tr., SW1/4 SW FRL1/4 Section 07-86-33. (Release of Judgment for Child Support) Plat of survey: John P. Lennon, Surveyor to Tena Course Estate & Farmers Coop Co., Parcel A-3277 Sq. Ft. & Parcel B-531 Sq. Ft. in Lt. 4, Blk. 25, 7th Addn., Manson.

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CENTRAL SCHOOL REMEMBERS November, 1993 20 Years Ago Four outstanding vocal students were selected in All-State Auditions held Saturday, October 23 at Storm Lake. The students chosen are: Brooke Dickkut, soprano, daughter of Bob & Carol Dickkut; Jason Janssen, tenor, son of Ted & Angie Janssen; Eric Holm, bass, son of Gary & Kathy Holm; and Tracie Block, alto, daughter of Chuck & Mary Block. The All-State Festival concert will be held at Hilton Coliseum in Ames on Saturday, November 20. Beryl & Alice Gray visitors on Sunday were Mary & Warren Lasher of Holstein, Tony Gray of Lake Park, Dora Sorenson and Lorraine Stephenson of Lake City. Thanksgiving Buffet, Thursday, Nov. 25, Serving from 10:30 to 2 p.m. — Turkey & Ham with all the trimmings, Call for reservations. Bar will be open regular hours starting at 3 p.m. — Mr. B’s. From Martha Sorenson’s Lake City High School Alumni Report — Cottonwood Cemetery derived its name because of the first picket fence built around it then planted with a “live” fence of Cottonwood palings. Why was this cemetery placed where it is today? The reason we find is that over 100 years ago, eleven men met at the little country school to plan a burial ground. There were already several graves there, so these men decided this area was to be a permanent cemetery. A Cemetery Association was formed as the Lake Creek Cemetery Association with C. W. Thompson, president; H. H. Hutchinson, secretary; Jesse Hutchinson, treasurer. Other charter members were Wash Ripley, John Oxenford, E. M. Reynolds, John Brady, John Stennett, F. Hucka and Lark Williams. The oldest stone in Cottonwood bears the name of Mary E. Denny, daughter of J. A. and S. E. Denny. The date only, May 20, 1832, is below her name. Eliza Minera Oxenford’s stone, (daughter of Wm. & Lucinda Oxenford) has the date of November 1865 on it. Last Wednesday, Vivienne Nokes, Mildred McConkey, Alice Zimmerman, Leona Johnson, Hester Crosswait and Donna Birchard visited the Wildlife Refuge at DeSoto Bend and then went to the Firehouse Theater in Omaha, Nebraska to see the play “Ain’t Misbehaving.” Myrna Bastin of Gowrie, Mildred Clutter of Farnhamville, Kathryn Somers of Lohrville, Donna Birchard, Lenore Hildreth, Verda Miller and Eldon & Connie Jones, all of Lake City, had dinner at Bishop’s in Des Moines on Friday evening. They later enjoyed the Bill Gaither Trio and vocal band concert at the First Federated Church in Des Moines. Irene Lasher recently returned to her home in Lake City after visiting her family and attending the wedding of her grandson. Irene visited in the homes of her son and daughterin-law, Dr. & Mrs. Hudson Lasher and family in Portland, Oregon and her daughter Cathy Smith and sons in Bellevue, Washington; her daughter Carol Lymer and Darcy in San Diego, California, her sister and brother-in-law, Ruth & George Spidell, in El Cajon, California, her sister-in-law, Carrie Crumbling in Spring Valley. All Varieties, Pepsi Products, $2.75 12 pack cans plus deposit — Jamboree Foods. November, 1948 65 Years Ago Ralph King of Albert City has leased the Maid-Rite Shop in Lake City, and is now operating the place which was until recently leased by Chuck Kunath. The shop was established and is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Dale Awtry of Hutchinson, Minn. Four students of Lake City high school music department have been chosen by the Webster County Choral Union to sing in the annual presentation of the “Messiah” at

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Fort Dodge December 5, it was announced today. The local singers are Virginia Seay, soprano; Patty Kelley, alto; Jim Pierce, tenor, and Mike Liesch, bass. In the corn contest recently completed here by Pud Gray, the following winners were announced: Merlin Heck, best ear; Eldon Briggs, largest ear; John DeVries, longest ear. Judges were Wm. Clarkin, Jas. Pankey and Fred Madden. Eagles Echoes – Friday night, November 5, will bring forth the presentation of the 1948 Harvest Queen and her two attendants. The royal court has been chosen by the F. F. A. boys and these three girls will preside over the all-school party held in the community building and sponsored by the local F. F. A. Chapter. Eight girls, two from each high school class are contending for the honor. The candidates are: Freshmen: Wanda Schug and Barbara Dowling. Sophomores: Mary Ann Hunziker and Lois Moll. Juniors: Sharon Sharkey and Erma Tannehill. Seniors: Frances Blair and Donna O’Brien. Yetter – Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dart and Daughter Geraldine of Sac City, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hocking, Johnnie and Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fahan, Gary and Janet, all took well-filled baskets and enjoyed a family picnic Sunday dinner in the home of their mother, Mrs. Ora Fahan and daughter Fern. Community Coupon Daze: Siegler Oil Burners, Coast-to-Coast; Golden Syrup, 10 Lb. Pail, 79c, Council Oak Store; Brown Fuzzy Chore Gloves,

per pair, 37c, Watters Hdw. & Elec.; Men’s Flannel Shirts, 2.69, Binkerts; 10% off Bendix Home Laundry, Ross Hdwe.; Seat Covers 20% off, Miller Motor Co.; 10% Discount on Suede Shoes, Collicott Bootery; 50% discount on anything displayed in our window, Gass Furniture Store; Steel Galvanized Baskets, $1.00, Karstens Seed and Feed Co.; Oxydol, pkg., 29c, SuperValu; Colgate Hand Lotion, 24c, Mathews; Free Vacuum Clean with each Oil Change, Rauch’s Standard Service; Velveltte” flannelette diapers, doz., $2.49, Farley’s; Frames, this coupon worth 50c, Bandy’s Studio; Cigarettes, 1 carton, $1.59, Corner Grocery; Defroster Fan, $7.10, Phillips Chevrolet. Gabble Tattle Prattle – Residents of this vicinity who know say that Lake Creek is the driest it has been for at least 12 years. From Woodlawn Bridge no water can be seen in any direction. Dr. Earl K. Spratt has purchased the practice here of Dr. C. E. Eakin, veterinarian, and will take possession on November 22, it was announced today. According to Dr. Eakin, he has also sold his new home on East Main Street to Dr. Spratt, and the Eakins will move to Elma, Wash., probably the last of this month. Dr. Eakin will practice there. Dr. Eakin said he has been advised to move to the Washington climate because of his health. Cobb’s Firestone store here has been purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Sam R. Zickefoose and the new owners have taken possession.

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Andy and Renee Bailey of Glidden became the proud parents of their second baby girl, Emily Ruth, on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. She was born at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City and weighed 7 lbs, 1 oz and was 20.5" long. She joins her big sister, Alissa Sue, at home. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Romayne Bundt of Glidden and Mr. and Mrs. Loren Bailey of Kirsville, MO.

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Poen sees dramatic changes in farming

By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate Editor Kevin Poen has seen rather dramatic changes in farm equipment and in farm yield during his life and expects that his children will see a lot more changes. Poen and his wife, Lynn, a paraeducator at South Central Calhoun High School, have two middle school aged children – Tiffany in 8th grade and Kyle in 7th grade. Kevin harvests with an eight-row head and remembers his father using a two-row head. “I think how much bigger can it get, but then I think there’s a lot more to come,” he said. Kevin grew up on a farm not far from his present home just east of Yetter. He also has fields where he grows crops and pastures cattle southwest of Lake City. Kevin graduated from Lake City High School in 1981, back when they were the Eagles. Lynn, formerly Lynn Minten, grew up on a farm in the Orange City/Remsen area. All indications are that their children will carry on the family tradition. Both are active in 4-H and both plan on participating in FFA when they go to high school, as well as in sports. The children can remember back to when there were hogs on the farm, but the farm has gotten away from that. The farm continues with its feeder cattle operation, breeding

The Poen family, from left to right: Tiffany, Lynn, Kevin and Kyle; carry on a farming tradition that will likely be continued by the newest generation. cows and selling the crossbred black calves at 500 to 600 lbs. They also grow corn, soybeans and a little alfalfa, mostly in rotation with some corn on corn. Kevin has always wanted to farm. “I enjoy what I’m doing,” he said. He studied mechanics for a year after high school but that was for his use on the farm, not as a separate career.

Farming takes most of his time. He says he likes golf but doesn’t make the time to pursue that activity. “Spring is definitely the most challenging time. The calving starts mid-March. I like to get most of the calving out of the way before planting but that doesn’t always happen,” he said. The weather was far from ideal

this past year, with a dry late summer, but Kevin says the harvest was better than he expected, certainly better than the previous year when there was a terribly dry spring and summer. As well as getting away from growing hogs, Kevin is no longer growing popcorn or seed corn like he used to. He said that he enjoyed doing

that but harvesting such crops after harvesting standard crops requires thorough cleaning of the heads and it was simply more practical for a one-combine operation to drop the specialty crops. Kevin said that despite what some environmentalists indicate, livestock operations have gotten cleaner in recent years with manure handling

more carefully done. Computer work has replaced paperwork and has allowed much more complete planning, record keeping and mapping than previously but it is still requires spending time away from what Kevin prefers doing -getting out in the field. “A lot of the time he’s out there from sunup to sundown,” Lynn said.

The cattle operation which includes fields south of Lake City will soon be consolidated for the winter at the Kevin and Lynn Farm just east of Yetter.

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Batz farm continues into fifth generation By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate The Verle Batz farm north of Yetter has been a Batz farm since 1888 when Verle’s great-grandfather, Valentine Batz, bought it for $2,400. The farm was subsequently owned

by Verle’s grandfather, John G. and then Verle’s father, Paul. In 1974, Verle bought the farm from his father. “This has always been my home,” Verle said, referring not only to the farm but also to the house where he

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and his father both grew up. Verle has also had homes in other Iowa towns but the place near Yetter was always headquarters. He went to school through the 7th grade in Yetter before the elementary school closed there and he went to

The barn on the Verle Batz farm now serves as his shop. Lake City for 8th grade. He attended Lake City High School where he graduated in 1960. Now, Verle’s son Kirby is also farming. Kirby has a property just

The house where Verle Batz grew up was also Verle’s grandfather’s home.

down the road. The father and son sometimes share equipment and resources although they maintain separate operations. After Kirby was in the service, he became a construction contractor. He still does some work as a contractor but is phasing that work out as he takes on farming full time, the fifth generation of Batz farmers at that location. Verle noted that Kirby’s 12-yearold son Dane has also indicated an interest in farming, hauling grain by himself for the first time this year. “Who knows how long this will go on,” Verle said. The farm has grown and has changed over the years, having had dairy, cattle and swine, previously. Now Verle has no livestock. He grows soybeans and corn in a 50/50 mix. Verle said Kirby grows some hay although Verle does not, having no need for it. One Batz farm tradition Verle has continued and expanded on, is being handy. He does mechanical work and construction projects. He has an extensive shop in what used to be a cattle barn, including some work for his neighbors. Verle said of his father, “He was real handy. He could do about anything, but as you can see, he wasn’t a good welder.” Verle was referring to a mud scraper where the bottoms of boots could be cleaned

of mud, Paul’s first welding project. It was functional but not as neatly welded as an expert welder might like. “He never could weld worth a damn,” Verle said. Verle’s projects range from minor repairs to such major undertakings as his recently completed catwalk 30 or 40 feet up in the air. Whenever he has the time, he enjoys woodworking. He used native walnut for trim and wall panels in his home. He built a dresser as well as other furniture from walnut. His sons have carried on the tradition of being handy, his son Kirby operating a construction business. His other son, Pat, is an electrician in Eau Claire, Wisc. His grandson, Dane, also shows an aptitude for working in the shop. “He’s a good learner,” Verle said of his grandson. Both Kirby and Pat are married to school teachers. Kirby and Alisha have three children: Sydney – 14, Dane – 12 and Ryann – 4. Pat and Karen have two children: Tia – 12 and Jaxson – 9. Verle noted that farming has its ups and downs as far as profitability and there will inevitably be challenges in he future. “If you’re not too heavily leveraged, you should do fine,” he said.

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It’s a family operation for the Richardsons By Ken Ross Graphic-Advocate Editor Among the family traditions Eric Richardson has followed was attending Iowa State University, as did his parents John and Gail, and his two brothers, Curt and Dean. His two daughters attend ISU currently. Bailley is a junior majoring in Ag Engineering and Piper is a freshman. His son, Aubrey, is currently a junior at South Central Calhoun High School and will likely also attend ISU. Eric, a 1982 graduate of Lake City High School, got a degree in Agronomy at ISU and then went to work for an independent crop consulting company, Servi-Tech, in Nebraska. That is where he met his wife, Barb, who worked in the Servi-Tech lab. Barb is originally from Spearville, Kansas, east of Dodge City. Eric and Barb subsequently returned to the family farm along Hwy. 175 west of Lake City. John and Gail have a place just a few miles away and Curt has a farm south of Lohrville. “This is very much a family enterprise,” Eric said. Eric, John and Curt often work together and Barb drives a truck for the farming operation. Gail keeps the crew fed during harvest and planting. “Aubrey just turned 17. He’s a lot of help,” Eric added. Dean is a chef in Des Moines but comes back in the spring and fall,

during the busiest seasons, to help out. Besides, corn and soybeans with acreage divided about 2/3 and 1/3, Eric and his family raise cattle. This includes cows, calves and feeder cattle. The cattle are mixed breed, mostly from black angus bulls. A recently completed cattle building has an automated feeding system. There is a slatted floor for manure management. The building has a low ceiling with the windows winterized. The building interior never gets below freezing although there is no heat source other than the cattle themselves. Part of the herd is for a specialty non-hormone beef that is mostly shipped to Europe. There is a premium paid for the beef but this basically just pays for the extra feed needed for the non-hormone cattle to gain weight. Eric noted that the demands of the farm are constant, particularly from spring calving until after harvest. “From about the end of March until Thanksgiving it’s non-stop seven days a week. Sometimes at the end of July you’ll get a little break but the last two years, with the weather being like it has been, the cows have required extra attention,” Eric said. This extra work has included fencing, feeding and providing water. Technology and equipment

Eric and Barb Richardson make their home on the farm property where Eric grew up. Barb is originally from Spearville, Kansas. upgrades have made the operation more efficient. Eric noted that

there are a variety of soil types in that area of the county, making

Although farming keeps Eric Richardson busy but he did find time to restore a 1950 Chevy he purchased.

new soil mapping based equipment and software particularly useful. The equipment allows for planting adjustments on the go. An improved truck design now allows back-to-back hauling of grain and silage in the same truck. “It works really well,” Barb said. Eric says his experiences in Nebraska have been useful for him at his farm operation. He has one irrigation pivot, unusual for an Iowa farm but certainly beneficial during the last couple of years. Some of the improvements in operation develop from just a better way of doing something rather than improvements in equipment or computer technology. Eric noted that the process of storing silage used to involve covering it with plastic and weighting it down with tires filled with water. “Covering the silage pile used to take a four-wheel drive tractor and take the whole day and everybody

was soaking wet, everybody hated it,” Eric said. Now the pile is covered with repurposed 20 by 36 repurposed billboard vinyls weighted down by gravel in mesh bags. “We’ve taken a job that everybody dreaded and made it into one that isn’t so bad,” Eric said. He believes that having both livestock and crops provides some security for a farmer. “As long as you’re diversified with livestock as well as row crops one or the other should do well,” Eric said.

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This week’s Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

CLUES ACROSS 1. Reverberation 5. Sonny’s ex wife 9. Drives elephant 11. High-spirited tomboy 13. Plans 15. Gather materials together 16. Brew 17. Discovery child star 19. Stalk of a moss capsule 21. Capital of Yemen 22. Local area network 23. Belgrade River 25. Straight or bobby 26. Tennis player rank 28. Helped (archaic) 30. Lounges 32. Dove sounds 34. Int’l relief organization 35. Planted crops 37. Gobblers 39. Animal companions 40. Firth of Clyde city & river 42. Korean writer Mogeum 44. 007’s creator Flemming 45. Ursine animal 47. Voyage 49. Pageant title 54. A woman’s undergarment 55. A treeless grassy plain 56. Anarchic 58. Gun dog 59. Coat of wool 60. These (old English) 61. Somalian shilling

CLUES DOWN 1. Birds of prey 2. Fastest land animal 3. Judge’s moniker (abbr.) 4. Part of Uttar Pradesh 5. Italian crooner Perry 6. Syringe 7. Articles fit to eat 8. Replace spent bullets 9. International metal polish 10. New Mexico artist town 11. Elf (Brit.) 12. Glowing gas element 14. Break suddenly 15. Blue colored 18. Br. children’s author Blyton 20. Limicoline bird 24. Burn plants 26. Gulf of, Aegean Sea inlet 27. Clysters 29. Leguminous fruit 31. Large tub 33. Member of U.S. Navy 35. Having physical sensation 36. Colors clothes 38. Plural of 33 down 39. Grouped by twos 41. Fence bar 43. Cherry brandy 44. Pixies 46. Canadian flyers 48. Emit coherent radiation 50. Lot 51. Area units 52. Russian space station 53. Tools for holes 57. 5th sign of the zodiac

Here’s How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

Answers from: 11/06/13

ADAZA

Liz Guess and Barbara Winkelman attended the November meeting of the Greene County Historical Society on the 1st at the United Methodist Church in Scranton. The presenters of the program, Sandra Somers and Audrey Williams, both from Lake City, revisited the contentious issue of the 1970’s when a proposal was made to build a dam on the North Raccoon River at a point north of Scranton. It would have affected much of our neighborhood. In the end, it didn’t happen, but it was good to be reminded that objecting to an idea can make a difference. Vernon Hamilton accompanied the Paton Presbyterian Church minister, Pastor Dan Emmett, to a Presbytery at Conrad on Sunday Nov. 3. Bob and Karen Gingery and Lizzie were in Holland the first weekend of November to visit Rob and Renee Gingery. The family was celebrating birthdays for three of their children. Madelyn was 9 on Sept. 13, Wyatt

was one on Oct. 10, and Peyton will be 12 on Nov. 17th. Joining in the celebrating were Anna Gingery of Eldridge, Todd and Teresa Arenholz and girls of Waverly, Josh and Molly Gingery, David Gingery and girls, all of Slater; also Renee’s parents and grandmother, Terry and Dennis Ludwig and Marie Morrison, all of Mount Vernon. David’s wife Jeana was on a business trip to Indianapolis. Friday evening, Karen Gingery and Renee attended a concert by Chonda Pierce at the Riverview Conference Center in Cedar Falls. Chonda is a Christian comedian and singer and the program was titled “Girl Talk”. Bill and Jan Schmitt of Alleman, also Ken Schmitt of Carroll and Bryce Schmitt of Des Moines were visitors and dinner guests at Paul and Pat Schmitt’s home on the 2nd. Anyone having an item for Adaza news may contact Pat Schmitt at 515-389-3737.

SUNNY KNOLL

And the winner is...Mary Vogel. Congratulations to Mary Vogel for being the winner of our “Date Night Raffle”. Mary had joked when she bought the ticket that if she won she would give the basket to Larry and Carol Hood. Thank you to everyone who participated in the raffle. We had a great turn out! We will be having one final raffle for 2013. Stop in and get a ticket to win a homemade toothbrush rag rug. Tickets are only $1 all money raised will go to the activity department to do something fun for the residents. I took a vacation day Glenny Smith drawing the raffle winner this last week and missed on our thankful tree. We have out on the fun, but we celebrated decided that we have a lot of things national banana pudding month. We to be thankful for: our health, Sunny made individual servings of it to Knoll, family and each other. We have for our tunes and treats hour. I will be working on getting them heard it was very yummy! hung on our thankful tree this week. We also have a new game this past We also enjoyed pushups from the week called “Name That Price”. I Schwan’s man. Oh did that bring had a whole table full of different back childhood memories! We also foods from bananas, pasta, sugar, have a great time talking when we potatoes and so on. Then we all took get together. turns guessing the retail price. Prices So stop in and see us and buy a sure have changed over the years. ticket for our rug raffle or join us It was fun to reminisce about what for ice cream on Fridays at 2pm. We things used to cost. would love to see you! We also spent some time working

Carol and Larry Hood who were gifted the prize

LAKE CITY

Leon and Judy Hendricks of Lake City recently returned from San Antonio, Texas after visiting in the home of Brian and Sheila Hendricks. Their grandson Mathew Hendricks and Vanessa Carrasco of Lewisville, Texas, also went to San Antonio, where they all enjoyed much sightseeing. On their return trip, Leon and Judy had a layover in the Pheonix, Ariz.

Airport where they were met by their sons, Scott and Kent Hendricks of Mesa, Ariz. and their granddaughter Sarah Hendricks and great grandson Braylen Hughes of Gilbert, Ariz. Braylen was celebrating his 3rd birthday that day which provided the opportunity for Leon and Judy to enjoy watching him open his gifts and have a brief visit with everyone.

B I N G O

SUNNYVIEW

(Editor’s note: Due to an email problem, the Sunnyview News that should have appeared in the Nov. 6 edition of the GraphicAdvocate did not appear. Here is the combined columns for two weeks. We apologize for the error) We extend a warm welcome to new Sunnyview resident Alice May Stotts, who has moved in recently. The Sunnyview noon meal on Oct. 31 was attended by some notable strangers (some appeared stranger than others). There was a flapper, a fisherman, several people with outstanding hats and creative folks with “clothes inside out.” There was Mr. & Mrs. Donald Duck, at least two rabbits, more than one witch, and a Hollywood princess. A variety of mysterious masked figures looked a little scary -- they had to remove their masks in order to eat. Mr. & Mrs. Waste Basket were there, and someone in a nightgown and perhaps a gypsy. We saw festive masks reminiscent of “Mardi Gras” and Mr. & Mrs. Duck Dynasty dressed in camouflage. The kitchen staff was colorful – one as a “Walmart Shopper,” one as a “police officer” and one as a “prisoner” clad in black and white stripes. Before dinner two adult-sized ghosts swooped around the courtyard in circles, and then came into the dining room to join the group. What fun! Someone went to a lot of work. An interesting poster has taken up residence on one of the dining room tables. It is about as large as a regular poster but it is “ghost” shaped, and it is displayed on an upright stand. On it we see numerous small photos of T-shirts (about 48 of them), the kind of shirts that have a humorous preprinted message like “The first 50 years of marriage are the hardest” or “I’m not short, I’m fun-size” or “Admit it, life would be so boring without me.” An unknown someone has hand-written the name of a Sunnyview resident or staff member next to each T-shirt. Yes, someone went to a lot of work. So, who is the creative genius behind this? (Could it be someone named Jo Ann?) Let’s honor our veterans! For instance, we could attend the Veteran’s Day Program at the SCC Middle School Gym on Tonawanda Street in Rockwell City on Monday, Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m. (At the SCC website, the updated on-line calendar lists the program “start time” as 1:30 p.m., which is different than the time printed in the 2013-2014 Rockwell City Rotary Community Calendar.) In past years it has been a fine program with area color guards, band and vocal music, art work and speakers. Some of us remember attending the Veteran’s Day program when it was at the Lytton school building. (The 2013-2014 South Central Calhoun on-line calendar may be found at www.scc.k12.ia.us.) How about those Sunnyview door decorations! Many residents have personalized the doors to their suites: there are wreaths, fall flowers, leaves, scarecrows, pumpkins, and even Indian corn. REMEMBER WHEN: Remember when black and white televisions first came out? In Rockwell City, some of us went uptown to see one of the first black and white televisions at Cooper Radio and Television. We sat on chairs outside on the sidewalk in front of the store on Saturday nights to watch the “TV.” We extend a warm welcome to Jack Lynch, new Sunnyview resident. Word has it that Jack moved in on Friday, Nov. 1, which was one of those “big wind” days – that must have been a challenge. The times, they are a’changin. That big wind all day on Sunday took care

of a lot of our beautiful fall colors. The leaves have blown to who knows where. Shall we hold out hope for “Indian Summer?” According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac website http://www.almanac.com/, the time of occurrence is important: the warm days must follow a spell of cold weather or a good hard frost. Also, the conditions “must occur between St. Martin’s Day (November 11) and November 20. For over 200 years, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has adhered to the saying, ‘If All Saints’ (November 1) brings out winter, St. Martin’s brings out Indian summer.’” We’ll see. Since the Daylight Savings time change, it gets dark around suppertime. Now we need to find mittens, boots and snow-suits. Do you have wax for your sled? Are your ice skates sharpened? Those of us who drive around in the country may have noticed the “wild” birds congregating on the power lines. It is amazing how many birds can fit along those wires. What could they be discussing – perhaps planning their flight south for the winter? Then all at once they take off, as if on a cue, and become a dark cloud in the sky. The cloud changes shape several times, and then settles down on a new place to roost. At the same time that the weather becomes more restive outside, the card games seem to be heating up inside. Thank goodness the card players and those dedicated jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts manage to co-exist in the same lounge area. All this activity takes place in the “bird room,” next to the Sunnyview aviary. So, it’s a good thing the birds don’t mind sharing their space. Can you imagine the racket if all the birds and the card players and puzzle workers had a war over their claims to the territory? It’s about time to retrieve our Thanksgiving decorations from storage. In fact, the dining room decorations have already been transformed. The pumpkins with fall flowers and leaves have given way to colorful ceramic turkeys. While we are at it, we might as well bring out the Christmas lights so we will have a little time to test them before they are needed. Thanksgiving is “late” this year, since November starts on a Friday. In fact, Thanksgiving is so late that it will be less than four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Some of us are hoping for a green Thanksgiving and maybe even a green Christmas. We might wish for a good soaking rain, too, after the harvest. There is still time to do Christmas cards -- will you be sending cards by U.S. Mail or by e-mail? Another “plan ahead” activity is to buy some 2014 calendars, and to get ready for basketball season.

SENIOR MENUS Meals served Nov. 18 through Nov. 22 at the Rockwell City Community Center (712)-297-7401. Monday – Meat Loaf, Boiled Potatoes, Spinach Au Gratin, Strawberries, Angel Food Cake Tuesday – Creamed Chicken over Biscuit, Brussel Sprouts, Pineapple, Tomato Juice Wednesday – Liver & Onions OR Beef Patty, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Oatmeal Fruit Bar, OJ Thursday – Chili, Cinnamon Roll, Baby Carrots, Chilled Pears, Raspberry Lenonade Friday – Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Green Beans, Lettuce Salad, Garlic Bread, Apricots

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Stewart Memorial Community Hospital earns Top Work Places Award Contributed by SMCH The goal and desire of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital (SMCH) is to be the best place for patients to receive care, the best place for employees to work, and the best place for physicians to practice. The effort SMCH has put forth to accomplish that goal is now recognized. For the second time in three years, the Lake City hospital

has earned a spot on the Des Moines Register Top Work Places list.  The award is a result of surveys filled out by hospital employees which included comments such as, “At SMCH, what is found most meaningful about working at the organization is getting to practice my chosen profession in a supportive environment,” and “...while working as a team to provide the best patient

care we can.” The 2013 list of Top Work Places was published in the Des Moines Register in September. “From the survey many positive comments were made regarding why our employees love their jobs. These comments came from new employees as well as those who have been here many years. Ranking in the top 20 for mid-size employers in Iowa is a great achievement,”

says Cindy Carstens, interim Chief Executive Officer.   This is the third year the Des Moines Register has identified top work places in Iowa. They collaborate with Workplace Dynamics to conduct employee satisfaction surveys. Companies were either contacted by Workplace Dynamics to participate in the survey process or nominated to

participate by an employee. To be eligible to compete for the award, a certain percentage of employees need to respond to the survey. “The response rate of our employees was well over the required 40%. We achieved a 70% response rate and we are very pleased with that,” says Bill Albright, vice president of Human Resources.  The survey asked employees to rate statements that have a high correlation to how they feel about their workplace on a seven-point scale. The statements address fair pay, feeling genuinely appreciated, and how well their manager listens to them. “A key to an organization’s success is its ability to adapt to a changing external environment. As it gets tougher and tougher to respond to those changes, employees are key assets and play an important role in our success. Without our employees we would not be able to adapt to the changes healthcare is experiencing and provide the quality care we do at SMCH,” notes Carstens. Survey comments from employees reflect that sentiment, “As a team we are constantly improving our services and how we respond to our patients. Senior managers at SMCH are futuristic and appreciate the value of good employees. SMCH is ahead of

the pack, not in the middle or the end when keeping up on new laws and regulations.”   The pursuit of excellence not only positively effects employee satisfaction, but patient care as well. “Satisfied employees do a better job of taking care of patients, and we want our employees to know they are valued here,” Albright says. Low employee turnover reflects the job satisfaction many employees find at SMCH. “Of our 270 full and part-time employees, more than 20 have over 30 years of service and 58 employees have more than 20 years of service at SMCH,” notes Albright.  “I am grateful to all of our SMCH employees for their service to our mission. Their genuine passion to give outstanding care to our patients and positive attitude is what makes SMCH an amazing place,” says Carstens. “It is an immense honor to be a part of this team and help create a wonderful place for employees to fulfill their passion of taking care of others”.  To learn more about the services offered at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, log onto our website at www. stewartmemorial.org or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ SMCHLakeCity.

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Stewart Memorial Community Hospital earned a spot on the Des Moines Register’s Top Work Places list in 2013. Pictured are representatives of many of the departments at SMCH who find satisfaction in their jobs and provide excellent patient care.

SHADY OAKS Shady Oaks Care Center and the Lake City Library have a long history working together to put on the Great Get Away Programs.  Over the years, we have traveled and visited many interesting places.  On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, we combined the Great Get Away with our annual Veteran’s Program.

Lake City American Legion Post #31 and VFW Post #1899 presented the posting of the colors as our Veterans were escorted to their seat. Guest speaker Marlene Welander, Veteran’s Affair Director, shared a slide presentation on Honor Flight for WWII Veteran’s and reminisced about the trip to Washington, DC.

Don Lauver, Warren Clark and Hugh Storm also shared their wonderful experience on the trip. Legion Members Gary Streeter, Gary Fahan and Denny Moulds presented each Veteran a certificate and pin honoring them for their service in their respective military branch. Chaplain Elaine followed

with prayer and Jace Neubaum, a South Central Calhoun High School Student, concluded the program with taps on trumpet.  We would like to thank the Friends of the Library and all those who make this program such a success!

Kara Tefler Miss Iowa Rodeo Queen 2013 and Tyran (son of Dawn Tapia) of Lake City wants to thank everyone who helped and donated to her send off. She will be in Vegas December 3rd for the Miss America Rodeo Queen. I would like to thank the following:

United Bank of Iowa Carnegie Cafe Lake City Flowers Iowa Savings Bank Lake City Drive Inn Jangue Sister “The Wagon Wheel Family 1st Dental of Lake City Barn in Carroll” Platinum Salon Bob & Mary Ann Douglass Sweet Things Simply Said Sparkys If I forgot someone Jen’s Full Service Capri sorry. Thank you for Macke Motors Morrow Standard your support! Doug’s Tire & Auto State Farm Lake City Veterinarian Kara is related to the Nutter & Pierce families of Lake City.

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From L to R: Veteran’s Affair Director, Marlene Welander and Friends of the Library members Diane Richardson, Marilyn Willis, Jan Dougherty and not pictured Michelle Deluhery.

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SCC Honor Roll AA Honor Roll

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Allison Birks, Kody Case, Megan Hardy, Micah Lantz, Brooklin McKinney, Jennifer Mossman, Kjersti Olson, Sydnie Schultz 10th Grade Courtney Andersen, Nolan Ford, Jordan Hepp, Sarah Van Hulzen 11th Grade Maggie Anderson, Kori Assman, Hannah Corey, Ryan Daisy, Sadie Swank, Katie Welander 12th Grade Trevor Bounds, Abby Collison, Ashley Henkenius, Tyler Kutz, Jace Neubaum, Matthew Nieland

A Honor Roll 9th Grade

3.670 – 3.999 G.P.A.

Brandon Assman, Kali Babcock, Ryan Brown, Tanner Campbell, Kelsi Carlson, Abby Clark, Katelyn Decker, Logan Fonken, Naia Goodman, Deianeira Grage, Keaton Hammen, Emily Henkenius, Wyatt Kruse, Jaden Nesbitt, A.J. Neubaum, Tyler O’Tool, Jonas Otto, Lucas Otto, Vanessa Squier, Aliyah Taylor, Megan Ukena, Anastasia Wiederin-Sackfield, Ben Wozniak 10th Grade

Ally Blanchfield, Derrick Henkenius, Taylor Hepp, Carter Ludwig, Conner Ludwig, Ryan Martin, Ty Riley, Julia Seil, Mallory Willett 11th Grade

Jordan Batta, Haley Birks, Colin Brown, Hailey Burley, Lucas Farrington, Kylie Hepp, Jennifer Hood, Nolan Huddleson, Jane Kipp, Natasha Klocke, Zach Ludwig, Ryan Nicholson, Tanner Schrad, Morgan Snyder, Rachel Wedemeyer, Joel Wernimont

Kyler Case, Hannah DeMoss, Maria Dischler, Tabitha Fergason, Taylor Haberl, Anthony Handlos, Kellsie Knapp, Shelby McKinney, Jake Petzenhauser, Jessi Schultz, MJ Sittig, Leah Spyker, Austin Thomas, Tanner Wiederin

B Honor Roll

9th Grade

3.000 – 3.669 G.P.A.

Alexander Campbell, Cade Carstens, Jesse Casey, Austin Dumdei, Aspen Ellis, Jordan Feldhans, Andrew Gray, Ashten Halvorsen, Brendan Henkelman, Sidney Kelley, Jordan Ludwig, Caleb Reiss, Mykenzie Schoop, Cody Schumacher, Joe Snyder, Lindsey Sweeney, Matt Toms, Halee Villhauer-Bundt, Austin Wiskus, Rebecca Woolsey 10th Grade

Bailey Barney, Adam Bellinghausen, Miranda Butler, Colin Carlson, Mady Dick, Trenton Dick, Ronald Heim, Cole Jacobs, Jadyn Khommanyvong, Cyle King, Shelby Kingery, Cali Miller, Jordan Payne, Brandon Pedersen, Bradley Peterson, Rylan Richardson, Nick Robinson, Trevor Shinn, Lauren Shipley, Korey Vogel, Tyler Wagner, Mason Wheeler

perfect attendance; Jacob Clarkperfect attendance, citizenship; Mitchell Clark- perfect attendance, beef, communication, food and nutrition, horse, photography, woodworking; Colton Cope- perfect attendance; Cole Corey- perfect attendance; Sam Corey- perfect attendance; Cassie Darr- perfect attendance, child development, photography, visual art; Ali Gorden- perfect attendance; Kayla Grummon- perfect attendance, home improvement; Olivia Hanlon- reading, sewing and needle art, poultry; Raeann Hanlonreading, consumer management, photography; Sam Hansonreading; Mariah Hardy- outdoor adventure; Zach Hecht- citizenship, communication, food and nutrition,

perfect attendance, beef, clothing, communication, food and nutrition, home improvement, veterinarian science; Landon Pontius- reading, woodworking, visual art; Lucas Pontius- reading, beef, child development, sewing and needle art, woodworking, visual art; Laci Riedesel- perfect attendance; Hunter Riedesel- perfect attendance; Landon Schleisman- perfect attendance; Jacob Schrage- perfect attendance; Joey Schrage- perfect attendance; Hannah Seil- perfect attendance; Julia Seil- perfect attendance; Ashley Strandberg- perfect attendance; Kelsey Strandbergreading, clothing, photography; Stephanie Stoos- perfect attendance; Alexis Tucker-reading, child development, food and nutrition, home

Zayne Barrett, Maddie Brower, Jacob Clark, Colin Corey, Evan Corey, Britnee Crawford, John Curran, Trenton Dorman, Blake Fonken, Michaela Graffunder, Jona Grodahl, Joel Henely, Nick Henry, Santana Hernandez, Jenna Huddleson, Cody Hull, Kyle Hull, Star Lahr, Maddie Peed, Brad Richardson, Amanda Scroggin, Harley Snyder, Tanner Steig, Ryan Steinbach, Ryan Sump, Tyffaney Toms, Alyson Winters 12th Grade

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Anderson 31-36 14 kills; Toms 4454 12 kills; Corey 30-34 15 kills; Assman 14-16 6 kills; Henkenius 4-4 1 kill. Assists — Henkenius 42, Birks 3, Anderson 2, Assman 2. Digs — Henkenius 19, Anderson 16, Corey 14, Birks 14, Assman 13, Toms 11, Jessica Schultz 6, Hepp 6, Abby Collison 2, Jennifer Hood 1. Blocks — Birks 5, Toms 2, Anderson 1, Corey 1, Assman 1.

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Class 2A District 2 All District Selections 2013 Spirit Lake First Team — Austin Folsom – Jr., WR; Sam Harms – Sr., OL; Trevor Jensen – Jr., RB; Jacob Jenness – Sr., OL; Tyler Alger – Sr., OL; Josh Hofstra – Jr., RB; Dallas Poock – So., LB Second Team — Caleb Jennings – Jr., RB; Justin Jones – So., LB; Axel Johnston – Sr., WR Honorable Mention — Paul Woizeshchke – Sr., DB; Pat Woizeshchke – Sr., DB; Drew Fowler – Jr., LB All-Academic — Alec Henrickson – Jr.; Caleb Jennings – Jr.; Trevor Jensen – Jr.; Austyn Reynolds – Jr.; Kenten Murray – Sr.; Sam Harms – Sr.; Blake Mart – Jr.; Zach Birkland – Jr.; Tyler Alger – Sr.; Dan Chapman – Sr.; Jacob Jenness – Sr.; Branden Johannsen – Jr.; Justine Heinitz – cheerleader; Morgan Walz – cheerleader; Mikaila Gondreau – cheerleader; Madeleine Walsh – cheerleader; Shelby Morreium – cheerleader; Savannah Wiedow – cheerleader South Central Calhoun First Team —Jake Petzenhauser – Sr., Utility; Rylan Richardson – So., LB; Jace Neubaum – Sr., WR; Tanner Wiederin – Sr., OL; Tyler Kutz – Sr., OL; Anthony Handlos – Sr., DL (DE) Second Team — Aron King – Sr., DL; Dontay Bass – Sr., DL; Jeff King – Jr., RB (FB) Honorable Mention — Dylan Addison – Jr., Utility; Cyle King – So., Utility; Derek Henkenius – So., Utility All-Academic — Kyler Case – Sr.; Anthony Handlos – Sr.; Tyler Kutz – Sr.; Jace Neubaum – Sr.; Jake Petzenhauser – Sr.; Jordan Batta – Jr.; Hannah DeMoss – Sr., cheerleader; Stephanie Hood – Sr., cheerleader; Shelby McKinney – Sr., cheerleader; Katie Welander – Jr., cheerleader

Garner-Hayfield/Ventura First Team — Sahid Devora – Sr., DL; Braden Meints – Sr., LB; Colton Knutson – Sr., DB; Nic Tusha – Sr., LB; Shawn Murphy – Sr., DL Second Team — Jimmy Legge – Sr., OL; Spencer Shaw – Sr., QB Honorable Mention — Gabe Umbarger – So., OL; Tyler Buck – Sr., DL; Mark Wellik – Sr., LB All-Academic — Trey Jass – Sr.; Spencer Shaw – Sr.; Jimmy Legge – Sr.; Jimmy Ermer – Sr.; Kevin Boehnke – Jr.; Logan Ryerson – Jr.; Michael Chizek – Jr.; Corey Huptman – Jr.; Ellie Meyers – Sr.; Meg Finley – Jr.; Tiara Van Gerpen – Jr.; Mackenzie Haag – Jr.; Autumn Prehn – Jr.; Shelby Schroeder – Jr. Forest City First Team — Tyler Putney – Sr., DL; Nick Bunger – Sr., OL; Riley Moore – Sr., DB Second Team —Beau Sorenson – Jr., LB Honorable Mention — Jake Staudt – Sr., DL; Grant Lehmann – Sr., WR.; Tyler Prescott – Jr., RB All-Academic — Brandon Rollefson – Sr.; Jake Staudt – Sr.; Beau Sorenson – Jr.; Tanner Thompson – Jr.; Riley Moore – Sr.; Andrew Mettry – Sr.; Carter Henken – Jr.; Jacob Saatmann – Sr.; Collin Hertzer – Sr.; Courtney Fredrickson – mgr.; Rachel Steiff – mgr. Clarion-Goldfield First Team — Gavin Disney – Sr., DL; Caleb Hanson – Sr., OL; Trenton Sann – Jr., Utility Second Team — Zach Pogge – So., RB Honorable Mention — Joel Haberman – Jr., Utility; Elliott Ahrens – Jr., Linebacker; Mitch Gambrill – Sr., DL All-Academic — Kirby Simmons – Sr.; Logan Nelson – Jr. Estherville/Lincoln Central First Team — Justin Heinrichs – Jr., QB; Carsten Bosch – Jr., LB Second Team — Joe Heinrichs – Sr., Rec. Honorable Mention — Maysen Lupkes – Sr., OL; Sergio Osornio – So, DL; Zach Humble – Jr., OL All-Academic — Zach Humble – Jr. ; Alec Wycoff – Sr.; Justin Heinrichs – Jr. East Sac County First Team — Alex Green – Sr., LB; Carter Niehaus – Sr., WR

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SCC volleyball has 7 players named to honor list The South Central Calhoun varsity volleyball team had seven players and its head coach honored as the 2013 Twin Lakes Conference all-conference volleyball teams were announced last week. The Titans, who finished the season at 9-1 in the TLC and 38-5 overall, had three players named to the leagues first team including unanimous selections Ashley Henkenius, a senior, and Haley Birks, a junior, along with teammate Maggie Anderson, a junior, who also made the first team. Second team honors for the Titans went to juniors Hannah Corey and Tyffaney Toms, while teammates Jessica Schultz, a senior, and Kori Assman, a junior, were named to the honorable mention squad. In addition, SCC head coach Wade Voith was voted as the Twin Lakes Conference coach of the year for the Titans. 2013 Twin Lakes Conference AllConference Volleyball Selections First Team — Jenna Peters, SR, East Sac County (unanimous); Ashley

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Honorable Mention — Merrin Blumm, SR, East Sac County; Jaylynn Peters, JR., East Sac County; Jessica Schultz, SR, South Central Calhoun; Kori Assman, JR, South Central Calhoun; Jessica Johnson, SR, Sioux Central; Nicole Scharn, SO, Sioux Central; Maddi Morentz, SO, Newell-Fonda; Faith Troshynski, SO, Manson-NW Webster; Katie Kehoe, SR, Prairie Valley. Coach of the year — Wade Voith, South Central Calhoun

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