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W EDNESD A Y , May 2 1 , 2 0 1 4 N U M B ER 2 1 , 1 5 4 T H Y E A R

Area Memorial Day Services

SHS/TC graduation and class night coverage will be in the Sigourney Wednesday, May 28 News-Review. • VFW Post 2308 and the American Thank you for your patience! Legion Post 19 are hosting the annuFFA Star Award...................................Pg. 2 al Memorial Day Service, Monday, Striegel Honor........................................ Pg. 2 May 26 at the Lutheran Church, Sigourney beginning at 10 a.m. The Milestones.............................................. Pg. 3 Sigourney Elementary 4th grade, Obituaries................................................Pg. 4 ‘Why I Love America’ essay winCalendar/Church Directory......................Pg. 5 ners will share their stories. Opinions................................................. Pg. 6 • MHP Hospice ServicesKeokuk County is hosting a canSavage Eye........................................... Pg. 7 dlelight memorial service for anyClassifieds...........................................Pg. 8 one who has experienced the loss Legal Notices.................................... Pg. 9 of a loved one. It is Wednesday, Savages Track............................ Pg. 10 May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sigourney. Pekin/Keota Track............... Pg. 11 This nondenominational service is Area Golf/TC Track...... Pg. 12 open to everyone in the community, EV Champs........ Pg. 13 not just Hospice patients’ families.

Burglary at George’s Pizza By Ken Chaney, News-Review Publisher George’s Sigourney Pizza and Steakhouse was broken into Monday night, May 12, just days after they opened at their new location. The perpetrators gained entrance through a side door sometime after 11 p.m. according to the owner, George Papounopolis. An undisclosed amount of cash and change was taken from the cash register. The break-in is under investigation by the Sigourney Police Department.

Keswick

During the service, candles will be lit as the names are read of each person being remembered. Following the service, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshments.

• The Sorden Cemetery Association is hosting the annual Memorial Day Service at the Sorden Cemetery, Monday, May 26 at 2 p.m. Lawn chairs are needed for this event, but the entire community is encouraged to attend. See the Community Calendar for more details on Page 6 of this News-Review.

Ollie/Pekin

• The annual Memorial Day Service at Rock Creek Church, southwest of Ollie and/or northeast of Pekin, is Sunday, May 25 at 2 p.m. Pastor Danny Cary is conducting the service.

What Cheer

• The Memorial Day Tribute is Monday, May 26 at 10 a.m. in the What Cheer City Park. Pastor John DeBoef of the What Cheer Hilltop Chapel leads off with the invocation; Gary Van Patten is leading the singing of ‘God Bless America’ and Tri-County High School students, Abby Hartwig and Brooke Glenn have a patriotic reading to share. Pastor Vince Homan has the Memorial Day message, Keswick American Legion Post 319 has a veteran’s message, the Rifle Squad of James Murphy American Legion Post 319-Keswick offers the military salute and Pastor Dick Larson of the What Cheer Baptist Church closes with the benediction.

Celebrating the Volunteer Spirit National EMS Week, May 18-25, has been observed annually since it was first declared by President Gerald Ford in 1974. It brings together local communities and medical personnel to recognize and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of emergency medicine’s “front line.” Keokuk County celebrated with an awards banquet on Friday, May 9 at Keokuk County Bowl, Sigourney. Awards were given to volunteers with 20 years or more of service in the community: • Barb Henderson with 28 years in Keota (pictured above top-left with Amy McCulley), • John Snedigar with 21 years in Keota (pictured above bottom-left with McCulley), • Teri Carl with 24 years in Keota (pictured above bottom-right with McCulley), Not pictured were award recipients: ~ Jeanie Striegel with 25 years in Keota, Lynn Reasor with 37 years in Sigourney, Caryl Cavner with 20 years in Richland, Terry Burger with 45 years in What Cheer and Mike Armstrong with 32 years in What Cheer. Dick Coffman, pictured above top-right (with Casey Thompson and McCulley), is a Keokuk County 911 Center dispatcher (not volunteer). He was honored for his 14 years of service to Keokuk County for dispatching and he is retiring this month. All photos were submitted.

Manor House Luau Caps Nursing Home Week 2014 By Robin Handy, NR Editor The Sigourney Manor House and Deer View Manor kicked up their heels on Friday, May 16 with a festive luau to mark the conclusion of 2014 Nursing Home Week, “Aloha Spirit”. Staff members, Kari Tinnes and Andi Wallerich demonstrated their hoola-hoop ‘skills’ and nearly all of the residents took part in the celebration. Margie Griner of Sigourney visited all of the stations: Fruit, ‘Margaritas’, Sand Art, Tiki Bag Toss and more.

Top: Freda Oswalt (What Cheer), Belva Hollingsworth (Sigourney), Elizabeth Conrad (Sigourney) and Aide, Sammi enjoyed the Sand Art Station; Middle: Donna Paarman, a Sigourney resident joined Conrad and Claud Denison (Sigourney) at the luau and above: Raymond Bruns and Glenn Dyson, both of Sigourney liked the ‘margaritas’ and Fruit Station [photos by Robin Handy].

Submitted by Rebecca Shaw, SCSD K-12 Art Instructor The annual Sigourney Art Show was held in conjunction with the spring music and band performance on Thursday, May 8 at the Sigourney High School. Art students each selected a piece to display and the public was able to vote on their favorite through a secret ballot. All of the entries are picture above with the winning entry in the Drawing/Ink category by Dakota Jones: Skull and Flames on the left and the winning entry in the Painting/Multimedia category by Dustin Smothers: Dark Side of the Moon on the right. The following place winners were also selected: • Drawing/Ink — 2nd Place, Noah Schuster: Op Art; 3rd Place, Abrie Baker: Running Horse and Honorable Mention, Josie Tremmel: Starry Night. • Painting/Multimedia — 2nd Place, Bethany Bailey: Abstract Paint; 3rd Place, Connor Wehr: Bird in Flight and Honorable Mention, Cassie Gott: Rainbow Cat.

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2014 Tri-County Junior High Track The 2014 Tri-County Junior High track team (front to back. left to right): Riley Danner, Sadie Little, Myrissa Garber, Allison Steinke, Sunshine Hynick, Mckenzie Hammes and Megan Edmundson; Taylor Dowd, Brandt Molyneux, Aydan Bos, Hunter Kapple, Hannah Miover, Skyler Fisher, Kearstan Schmidt and Jenna Leer; Austin Purdy, Cory Hughes, Cameron Krumm, Noah McCammant, Philip Kistler, Dylan Seaton, Dillon Ehret and Quintin McAdams. Coaching the JH Trojans were Scott Edmundson and Tami Foubert [photo by Jamie Maxwell, News-Review staff photographer].

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Striegel to Serve as AFA Campus Ambassador From What Cheer, Adam Striegel is motivated and determined to make a positive impact on the world. As a sophomore at Iowa State University studying agricultural education and agronomy, he is off to a good start. From leadership positions to internships, Striegel pursues experiences that set him apart from his peers and prepare him to pursue his dream of being a voice for agriculture. Most recently, he was selected as one of 17 Campus Ambassadors for Agriculture Future of America. AFA is a leader and professional development organization for collegiate leaders and young professionals. Providing leader development, intern support and scholarships, AFA seeks to be a catalyst in the preparation of a new generation of agriculture leaders. Striegel and his fellow team members serve as liaisons between AFA and their college campuses and AFA’s corporate partners. “AFA has played a critical role in my development as a leader in agriculture,” he said. “Through my AFA involvement, I’ve learned valuable skills, met with industry representatives and made meaningful connections with the best and brightest minds agriculture has to offer. AFA has helped accelerate my education and professional image to what it is today.” Striegel and the other ambassadors were selected through a competitive application process to serve as AFA’s student voice. Striegel says he is looking forward to his experiences with the team. “I am excited to work with my team this year to promote AFA and the programs it offers,” he said. In addition to serving as a liaison between AFA and their respective campuses, the Ambassadors will assist the Student Advisory Team in delivering the 2014 AFA Leaders Conference. Held Nov. 6-9 in Kansas City, Mo. Striegel’s entrance into the AFA leader development program began when he was selected as an AFA Leader and Academic Scholar. Since then he has attended two Tracks of AFA Leaders Conference. In addition to his involvement with AFA, Striegel has also been active in other organizations including the Iowa State University Crops Judging Team, Block and Bridle, Student Federation for Agriculture, Collegiate FFA, the Agriculture Education Club, ISU Corn Growers Club, Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Fraternity and Alpha Zeta Honors Fraternity.

Sigourney FFA member, Drayce Webster was accompanied by his mother, Tanya Webster when accepting his Star Award [photo submitted].

Sigourney FFA Member Receives Star Award By Sigourney FFA Chapter Reporter, Allison Schroeder This year the Iowa FFA Association held its 86th annual Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Ames, Iowa on April 27 - 29. At the Conference there were 686 Iowa Degrees earned by FFA Members from across the state. The Sigourney FFA Chapter had eight of those members receiving this honor. The Iowa Degree is the highest degree the State Association can bestow to a member. To achieve this degree an FFA member must: Be a member of the FFA for two years, completed at least 360 hours of Agriculture Education, earned and productively invested at least $1,000 or worked at least 300 hours in excess of scheduled class time, demonstrate leadership abilities of performing 10 procedures of parliamentary law, give a six minute speech about a topic relating to agriculture or FFA, serve as an officer or on a committee, and obtain a C or above average. The members from the Sigourney FFA Chapter who received their Iowa Degrees included: Jordan Carter, Adam de Regnier, J.C Dumont, Blane Long, Becca

Nitro Swat Girl’s Softball

Ohland, Drayce Webster, Meredith Wheeldon and Maddi Wood. Along with his Iowa Degree, Drayce Webster was selected as one of the Star Finalists in Agribusiness. There are six finalists chosen from across the state in four different areas: Agricultural Placement, Agriscience, Agribusiness, and Agricultural Production. Drayce was chosen as the Southeast District Finalist in Agribusiness. At the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference, Drayce was interviewed by a panel of judges and was selected as the Star Over Iowa in Agribusiness out of the six finalists, at the fourth and final session of the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference. Drayce’s Agribusiness included raising meat rabbits, feeder pigs, and sweet potato slips, to sell at the farmer’s markets. Drayce relies on niche commodities and markets to obtain the highest return on his business. He started his rabbit business with four breeding does and has since increased to thirty. Drayce started his sweet potato slips in a small patch and has since increased production by building raised beds for them.

Local athletes are members of team Nitro Swat: Kendall Streigle (Sigourney) Megan Boseck (Grinnell) Emma Cheney (HLV) Jessie Maxwell (Tri-County). Back row from left to right Kelsea Shaull (HLV) Brittni Gilbert (Williamsburg) Audrey Grove (English Valleys) Mackenzie O’Brien (Belle Plaine) and Amaleah Weldon (Williamsburg). These girls took first place in the 18U division at the USSSA Spring Blast tournament in Ankeny, April 19-20. During pool play the team beat the Minnesota Eagles and Warren County Nighthawks; losing to Iowa Dirt Devils, SWAT and the Outlaws. Another tournament, USSSA Jays Joust Tournament in Bondurant, April 26-27. Saturday they went 2-1 beating the Iowa Dirt Devils, Warren County Nighthawks and losing to the Des Moines Renegades. They took first place in pool play on Saturday going into the single elimination bracket play on Sunday. Nitro beat Iowa Dirt Devils to get to the championship game playing the Warren County Nighthawks winning 3-1 [photo and information submitted].


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Students Recognized by Governor For Acheiving Academic Excellence

Wednesday, Wednesday,April May 14, 23, 2014

Witzenburg Honored As “Best of the Class”

Etter Receives AllConference Honor

Milestones Carl Martin 85th Birthday

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Gretchen Witzenburg, Gov. Terry Branstad

Gretchen Witzenburg, a Sigourney High School senior, was honored as a member of the 2013 Best of the Class by KWWL Television and Wartburg College during KWWL’s 30th annual “Best of the Class” celebration on Saturday, April 26. Best of Class students were videotaped on the Wartburg campus for a series of public service announcements, will began airing May 5. Jim McKernan noted, “KWWL is proud to be associated with an event that shines a light on these outstanding students, their families and schools.” Witzenburg is the daughter of Doug and Loretta Witzenburg of Sigourney.

Johnson Receives Degree From Univ. of Kansas

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Megan Garber, Gov. Terry Branstad Gretchen Witzenburg, a student at Sigourney High School, and Megan Garber, a student at Tri-County High School, Thornburg, were recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds for outstanding academic achievement at the 11th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony held Sunday, April 27 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau Fedration (IFBF), honored 435 high school seniors from throughout Iowa. “Iowa Farm Bureau members believe that by investing in our youth and communities, we’re investing in the future of Iowa,” said IFBF President Craig Hill. “We are so proud to honor such exceptional students and proud to be a leading contributor to educational programs and annual scholarships for our youth.” Each high school was invited to select their senior student or

students with the highest academic ranking, based on grade point average for their first seven semesters. Students selected for the award also had the opportunity to recognize their favorite/ most influential teacher and will receive a photo plaque of their meeting with Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds. “The values learned thrugh academic success, like those learned from participation in education-based activities, help develop outstanding leaders for today and the future,” said IHSAA Executive Director Rick Wulkow. “The partnership between the IHSAA and the Iowa Farm Bureau, along with the great cooperation of the Governor’s Office has made this prestigious event possible.” Ninety-nine percent of those recognized also participate in extra-curricular school activities, with over 80 percent participating in at least one interscholastic sport. More than 60 percent of the group plan to continue their education in Iowa.

Keswick United Methodist Women Meet in Fellowship Hall Keswick United Methodist Women met on Thursday, May 1 in Fellowship Hall. Present were Lois Axmear, Connie Axmear, Dee Bowman, Joann Davis, Harriet Dennison, Donna Coble, Karen Sharp, Denise Fry, Margaret Fry, Mary Ann Fuller, Lucille Harper, Jo Ann Moore, Verna Ridenour, Martha Schlicht, Janet Wade and Judie Ulin. Devotions were taken from the May Upper Room. Prayer concerns were shared for Dee Bowman, Margaret Fry, Ed Ploog, and the aunt of Joann Davis. Jo Ann Moore led the group for the UMW Purpose and the pledges to the Christian and American flags. Happy Birthday was sung to Lois Axmear. It was noted Norma DeBont’s birthday is May 22. Roll call was answered by 16 present with memories of May Day or May Pole dancing. Minutes of the preceding meeting were read with no corrections. The treasurer’s report was given with a reminder that the Flea Market Pie donations may be given to the church treasury. It was noted the annual district pledge is sent this month, along with special mission district askings. Judie Ulin shared from the Missionary Prayer Calendar. Mission Kit information is on the table with kit supplies already coming in to the church; these

are due at the October meeting. Jo Ann Moore shared that the Program Resource Books are on display for readers and that reports are due in June. Books from one section of the upstairs library are displayed. The books need to be looked through to see which to save or taken for the enjoyment of the group readers. In old business, the all church cleaning still needs to be done, with a cleaning date to be set at the next meeting. With no further business, the meeting was closed with the Lord’s Prayer. The program “A Mother’s Day Prayer for Peace,”, was led by Verna Ridenour. She began with an introduction of her personal family history of “service to our country.” The opening poem, “To Our Wives and Sweethearts” was written by Harold Calvert in 1942. Scripture was based on readings from Luke 13 and 19. The Mother’s Day holiday was declared by the president in 1914. A special moment closed the program when sisters Verna Ridenour, on the piano, and Lois Axmear, soloist, performed “Let There be Peace on Earth”. Lucille Harper, hostess, served refreshments. Connie Axmear has the program for the meeting on Wednesday, June 4 and Martha Schlicht is hostess.

Tammy Johnson, Packwood, is among the spring 2014 candidates to receive their degree from the University of Kansas. Johnson is receiving a Master of Science in Business. University of Kansas’ 142nd commencement was held Sunday, May 18. Candidates for degrees from the University of Kansas this spring represent 88 Kansas counties, 45 other states and 41 other countries.

Farm Bureau Awards $175,000 to Students Iowa students are preparing themselves to become the future leaders of agriculture and are interested in a variety of areas ranging from genetics and agriculture business to education and nursing. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships for tuition to 175 students who plan to study agriculture at their chosen colleges and universities. Kelsi Sieren of Keokuk County was named the recipient of the Daniel Johnson Memorial Scholarship, a one-time $500 award for a student from one of eleven counties in southeast Iowa: Keokuk, Washington, Louisa, Muscatine, Wapello, Jefferson, Henry, Des Moines, Davis, Van Buren and Lee. The scholarship is awarded in honor of the late Daniel Johnson, a former Iowa Farm Bureau director, farmer, volunteer firefighter and school board president. First-time Farm Bureau scholarship recipients include 54 graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in their chosen college or university. Students are eligible to renew the scholarships for up to four years by maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and by being a student in good standing with the college or university. Six recipients were selected from each of the nine IFBF districts. Scholarships were awarded to children of Farm Bureau members who plan to or currently attend an accredited college, university or community college to earn two-or four-year degrees. First-time applicants were asked to write an essay indicating the contributions they expect to make to agriculture and the rural community. They also were selected based on their academic achievement, financial need, community and extracurricular involvement and letters of recommendation.

Because of the Memorial Day Holiday, Deadline for All Articles and Advertising for the Wednesday, May 28 News-Review are Thursday, May 22 at 5:00 p.m.

Dan Etter, a senior co-captain for the Luther College track and field team, earned all-conference honors in the hammer throw at the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Luther May 8-10. Etter posted a mark of 164-6 which was good for third place. The top three place winners in each event earn all-conference honors. With this honor he becomes the first athlete in Luther history to earn all-conference honors in this event. Earlier this year Etter set the school record in this event with a throw of 172-2. Etter, a 2010 graduate of Sigourney High School, is the son of Bob and Gwen Etter of Sigourney.

Tri-County Students Are “Gallon Grads” Six students from Tri-County High School are receiving Gallon Grad awards from Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC). The Blood Center established the Gallon Grad award to honor students who donate blood at least eight times before graduating from high school. (The fluid volume from eight whole blood donations is approximately one gallon.) Local students receiving the Gallon Grad award include: Jonathon Dekoning, Ryan Gallardo, Megan Garber, Sara Gragg, Jason Molyneux and Jessika Steen. Gallon Grad award recipients are receiving an award certificate and a Red Cord to signify the connection between the blood donor, the Blood Center and patients who have been helped by the student’s donations. With permission from their school, students may choose to wear the Red Cord at their high school graduation ceremony.

New Adventures at Every Turn at SPL Technology, tradition and fun are in ample supply at the Sigourney Public Library, 720 E. Jackson St. Several public computers, a study room, comfortable arm chairs and a festive children’s area is available. New Adult Fiction Books Death at the Door by Carolyn Hart, Field of Pray by John Sandford, Robert B. Parker’s Cheap Shot by Ave Atkins, Target by David Baldacci, Trouble in Mind by Jeffery Deaver, Unlucky 13 by James Patterson, The Collector by Nora Roberts, Frog Music by Emma Donaghue, Holding a Tender Heart by Jerry Eicher, Hopeful by Shelley Shepard Gray, In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen, Miss Julia’s Marvelous Makeover by Ann Ross, Night Driver by Elizabeth Lowell, Season of Tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall. New Non-Fiction Books Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter, Flash Boys by Michael Lewis, Little Girl who Fought The Great Depression: Shirley Temple by John Kasson, My Accidental Jihad: A Love Story by Krista Bremer, Big Tent: Story of the Conservative Revolution by Mallory Factor, Creativity Inc., by Ed Catmull, Death of Money by James Rickards, Divide by Matt Taibbi, Face the Music: A Life Exposed by Paul Stanley, He Texted: Ultimate Guide to Decoding Guys by List Winning, Living With a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich, Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life by Sarah Jakes, Thrive: Third Metric to Redefining Success by Arianna Huffington, Love Life by Rob Lowe, Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan.

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Carl Ardith Martin is celebrating his 85th birthday on Wednesday, May 28. His wife, Maxine and his family would like to have a card shower for him. Please send a card to help him celebrate to 201 Vernon St., Delta, IA 52550. His children, grandchildren and great grandchildren are Debbie Martin of Albia, Randy and Susan Martin, their children Michelle and Brian Jakubiak, Mason and Helaina, Robin and Bryan Llewellyn, Lillian, Ryan Martin all of Pella, Jody and Delos Steward of Marshalltown, Shannon and Jarred Stanton, Ava and Mya of Novi, Mich., Ashley VerSteeg, Kiley VerSteeg and Olivia of Marshalltown, Don and Christie Sellers, Adam Sellers, Aaron and Missy Sellers, Hunter and Nile, Greg Sellers all of Sigourney, Barb and Jeff Clubb of Sigourney, Jenny and Bryan Beal and Clay of Ankeny.

Roberta Trost 60th Birthday

Roberta Trost is celebrating her 60th birthday on Wednesday, May 21. She was born in 1954 and graduated from English Valley in 1972. Roberta is 21,915 days old, but who counting. Love your family. MILESTONES SUBMISSIONS The News-Review invites “Milestones” announcements to share with the community. Send all engagement, birth, wedding and anniversary announcements to The NewsReview, P.O. Box 285, Sigour ney, IA 52591, drop by the office at 114 East Washington, or e-mail them to signred@ lisco.com. A $10 photo fee is assessed per photo, per newspaper. The SNR is also able to submit the ‘Milestone’ to all Keokuk County newspapers.

Thank You

Thanks to everyone for the kindness shown to our family in the sudden passing of Angie. We appreciate all of the phone calls, visits, food, cards, memorials, facebook messages, flowers, plants, prayers and words of comfort. Angie would have been overwhelmed by your thoughtfulness. Medical help from the Keokuk County Ambulance Service and Health Center, as well as surrounding neighbors, was very much appreciated at the time of the accident. Thanks to Rev. Dirk Alspach and Rev. Joe Winkler who brought us comfort and spiritual support as well as a beautiful service. Music for the service provided by Kathy O’Rourke and Dirk and Rita Alspach were an inspiration. Those who prepared and contributed food and helped out in any way for the lunch following the service; Thank You, the meal was excellent. Also, special Thank You to the IVHS Class of “2004”. The Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services Staff (Bob Huber and Samantha Lown) who provided the details we really needed as well as kind and loving ways that made our family feel comforted in such a sad time in our lives. We thank God daily for the gift of Angie in our lives. Although we feel she was taken much too soon, we know God has a purpose for each and every one of us. Angie will be missed dearly! She is looking down from heaven with a smile. Thanking God daily for our family and friends. Gary and Connie Hanchett; Craig and Jeannette Hanchett and Family; Alisha and Quinten Tompkins; Amanda and Chad McDonnell; Renee and Dave Wilhite and Family; Paul Duello and Family; Rita and Dirk Alspach and Family

We would like to thank the following who made the Emergency Services Appreciation Dinner possible: WC Gretter & Sons, Harper Misc. on Main, Sigourney Pizza Ranch, Sigourney Sinclair Tractor, Sigourney The Design House, Sigourney Bender Foundry, Sigourney County Bank, Sigourney Casey’s General Store, Sigourney Town & Country Insurance, Sigourney, Wolfe Vision Clinic, Sigourney Angie and Kenny Gretter The News-Review, Sigourney Copeland Towing & Repair, Sigourney Fun City, Burlington Riverside Casino, Riverside Baumert’s Garage, Sigourney MidWestOne Bank, Sigourney Trisha Brooks, Mary Kay Consultant, Sigourney Sara Bruns, Thirty One Consultant, Sigourney Kirsten Benson, Scentsy Consultant, Sigourney Amy Bos, Tastefully Simple Consultant, Sigourney Mary DeWeese, Thirty One Consultant, Sigourney Kari and Matt Hassinen for donating wood signs Keokuk County Bowl letting us have appreciation dinner there

The family of Bill Kerber, wants to thank those who showed such kindness and caring thoughts during this difficult time. A special thanks to the staff of Manor House Care Center and Keokuk County Health Center for all that they have done. Also, thank you to all who gave memorials, cards, flowers, food, prayers and thoughts. Thanks especially for the delicious luncheon given by the Altar and Rosary Society. A very special thank you to Father Charles Fladung, Father David Wilkening and Lyle Donald for getting us through this difficult time.

Sheryl, Debra, Marcia, Teresa, Chris and Families


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~ Kapple ~

Connie Kapple, 61, of Delta, died at her home on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Funeral services were Monday, May 19 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in What Cheer. Burial is in the White Oak Cemetery near Thornburg. In lieu of flowers, the family strongly prefer memorial contributions be made to Keokuk County Hospice or What Cheer Fire and Rescue. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.hollandcoblefuneralhomes. com. Constance Marie Kapple, daughter of William C. Moore and Gayle Erickson was born December 6, 1952 in Sigourney. As a young girl Connie began playing the piano at the White

~ Jutabha ~

Dr. Puangtong Jutabha, who served the Sigourney community for over 20 years, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Los Angeles. She was 81 years old. Dr. Puang graduated with her medical degree from Chulalongkorn University on April 6, 1957. She was selected to serve as a one-year intern at the University Hospital. Then she came to the United States to intern at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron, Ohio in 1959. She was a resident at Ohio State University from 1960 to 1962 while also enrolling as a postgraduate student. She received her Master of Science in Medicine in June 1962. She returned to Thailand to teach at the new medical school of Chiang Mai University, in her hometown. After four years, Dr. Puang and Dr. Opas moved to the United States permanently in 1966. She was a fellow of

Oak Presbyterian Church which she continued until her health no longer allowed her to play. She graduated Tri-County High School in 1971 and later attended Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines. On August 11, 1973 at the White Oak Presbyterian Church, Connie was united in marriage to her high school sweet heart, Larry L. Kapple. Later the same year on December 18, Connie received a kidney transplant from her father. This gift from father to daughter would grant Connie another forty years of life and the opportunity to meet her grandsons. In 1988 she began working at the Keokuk County Medical Clinic where she was employed for twenty five years. Connie was a genuinely loving woman who remained steadfast in her faith. She always acknowledged the blessings in her life, but none brought her more joy then her two grandsons. Connie was preceded in death by her father, William C. Moore and her infant twins: Ross William Kapple and Christopher Thomas Kapple. She is survived by her mother, Gayle Moore of What Cheer; her husband Larry Kapple of Delta; a son, Will (Kelly) Kapple of Delta; a daughter, Elizabeth Steadham of Houston, Texas; a brother, Chuck Moore of What Cheer; a sister, Colleen Shipley of Tiffin; two grandsons: Hunter Kapple and Dillon Kapple. Connie was also blessed by several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. the American College of Chest Physicians since 1966. Dr. Jutabha, or “Puang” as those in the community knew her, moved to Sigourney with her husband Dr. Opas Jutabha in 1968 where they took over the practice of Dr. Gillette who had retired that year. Born in 1933 in Chiang Mai Thailand, Dr. Puang had little trouble adjusting to life in Sigourney, where she and Dr. Opas became fixtures in the community they served. With her ever-present smile and gentle spirit, Dr. Puang was known to all, not only as an expert doctor, but as a warm and loving friend and neighbor. In 1986, after the last of her four children left for school, Dr. Puang moved to the snowbird community of Quartzsite, Ariz., where she and Dr. Opas continued their practice until January of this year. Though they closed their practice, Dr. Opas and Puang maintained their home in Sigourney and were frequent visitors to the town and friends they loved so much. In February of this year, Dr. Puang was diagnosed with brain cancer, and underwent surgery. During her postoperative treatment, Dr. Puang suffered a hemorrhage, which left her unconscious. Dr. Puang passed peacefully at her home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 1 surrounded by her family and friends. Dr. Puang is survived by her husband, Dr. Opas Jutabha and her four children, Roy, Rome, Sally and Charlie; and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 3 in Los Angeles. A memorial fund in her name has been set up at County Bank, Sigourney.

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Tales of the Ancient Sportsman by Burdell Hensley What an absolutely gorgeous Sunday morning. Most area schools were holding graduation ceremonies Sunday and it was a perfect day. If anyone was having an outdoor graduation, they had to be thrilled. But maybe they don’t do outdoor graduations anymore. We used to do them at Eddyville, but I must admit that it was a little risky. Sunday morning I drove down to Eddyville to share the Word with the folks at Faith Community Church. It is always a joy to go down there as I have former students from both Twin Cedars and Eddyville in the congregation plus parents of former students. It is just like a family reunion and I love it. Graduation Sunday was slow for the Ancient-ess and I this year. Usually we have several in the family or in the church graduate, but only one this year and she is a special one. We have watched Megan Goemaat from birth to her graduation from North Mahaska and are pleased to share the moment with her. She has developed into a fine young lady and I might also say, a very good track athlete. She will be in three events at this

week’s Girls State Track Meet. In fact, let’s congratulate Coach Malone and the rest of the North Mahaska girls for their win of the team title at the Regional meet in Brooklyn Thursday night. The Warhawks will be sending eight events and 10 athletes to the big show in Des Moines. North Mahaska will have two relays teams competing at state. Those teams are the shuttle hurdle unit of Lorraine Brown, Michaela Heys, Olivia Boender and Jordan Ferguson and the 4X800 crew of Shiana Buchanon, Rachel Sherburne, Megan Goemaat and Tressa Watts. Goemaat will also be in the 3000 and the 1500 while Brown will be in the 100-meter hurdles and the high jump. Julia Groenenboom is in the shot put field and Cassidy Arvidson is in the 200 competitions. My hometown Griswold Tigers will be seeking their fourth consecutive Class 1-A state title and they are loaded, but if any team were in position to unseat them, it would have to be the Pekin Panthers. The Panthers are sending 12 events to state and 16 athletes and obviously they are looking for gold.

We have three other area girls competing in Class 1-A. Sigourney’s Becca Ohland will be in the 100-meter hurdle field while Keota’s Kelsi Sieren is in the 400-meter hurdles. English Valleys distance ace, Allison Hewitt is in the 1500-meter field. In Class 2-A EddyvilleBlakesburg-Fremont and Pella Christian each have athletes entered. The Rockets will have Tasha Alexander in the high jump and the 400 hurdles and she will be joined by Sadie Baugher, Bailey Baker and Karlie Taylor in the shuttle hurdle relay. Pella Christian will have Christa Veenstra in the 400 dash and they have the 4X100, 4X200 and sprint medley relays in the meet. Leah Breon and Sarah Meyer are in all three of the relays while Veenstra joins the medley and the 4X200. Kathryn Van Tuyl is on the 4X100 and the medley, Taylor Bolt is on the 4X100 and Morgan Anderson joins the 4X200 team. The Pekin Panthers will make a bid in Class 1-A boys with nine events and 13 athletes in the meet. The Panthers will be led by the strength of four relay units.

Chase Copeland, Tyler Copeland, Brody Long and Christian Wittrock make up the 4X100 and 4X200 relays. On the medley C. Copeland, Long, Wittrock will be joined by Cade Millikin and Millikin will be joined by Austin Farris, Ryan Millikin and Cole Reighard on the 4X800 relay. C. Copeland is in the 100-meter dash and Ryan Millikin is in the 1600 meter run. In the field events the Panthers have Colton Lanman and Zack Conger in the high jump and Jared Bond and Eric Adam will both be in the shot and the discus. North Mahaska will be represented by Trent Wanders in the 1600 meters and Wanders will be joined by Jakob Bortell, Corey Roozeboom and Chris Kubli on the 4x800 relay. Sigourney will have Kevin Weber in the 110 high hurdles while Keota sends the medley relay team of Ben Horras, Nate Sieren, Kolton Greiner and Luke Lyle. I covered the Regional meet at Tama Thursday night and what a miserable night. It was cold, windy and wet and that is a poor combination for track. I felt sorry for the kids who had to compete as the conditions were much less

Ponderings of the Heart it on a stick so you can easily carry it over your shoulder!” That was not what I expected her to say. I truly thought she would beg me to stay at home. The thought came to me that it would have been better if I had obeyed her. Without much time elapsing, I found myself walking toward “Hell’s Half Acre” with our collie dog, Max, close at my heels. When we arrived at the sought out destination, which was over the hill and out of sight of the family farmhouse, I remember looking back and realizing I was truly alone. I hastily pulled a small limb over to the side of the forsaken land and began to untie the lunch in the red handkerchief while sitting on that limb. The handkerchief contained a peanut butter sandwich; a small apple and a jelly jar of water. I couldn’t think of anything else to do, so the dog and I shared the lunch. Oh, I forgot to tell you there was a small piece of paper enclosed that read, “Janie, I’ll miss you. I love you. Mom.” I recall reading it out loud to Max as tears rolled non-stop down my face. He seemed to understand my despair and quickly licked my face. Then...I happened to look up in the sky. It was beginning to darken, but trusty old Max was a comfort as he put his head in my lap. I told him, “ I thought it was going to rain.” I tried to comfort him by saying, “Don’t worry, Max, everything will be O.K. We will always be together.” Max and I had a good way of communicat-

ing. It seemed to me he understood my feelings better than any human being. Then...out of what seemed like nowhere, a clack of thunder and lightening filled the sky. I was frightened and so was Max. One more clack of lightening and more thunder, and instantly I began to run for home as fast as my feet could carry me and Max was again right at my heels. In no time at all I was opening the door to the screened porch and there was Mom with her arms outstretched. She gave me the biggest hug and said, “Janie, I am so glad you decided to come home.” Crying, I told her how sorry I was and I really did want to live with her in the farmhouse.” She instantly said that she had forgiven me.” Then, she added, “Let’s not tell your Dad that you wanted to run away from home.” Right at that particular moment, I felt like the happiest girl in the whole world. I had a Mom and Dad and a dog that loved me. I had my own room in the farmhouse. I wondered, “Why a person would ever want to live in Hell’s Half Acre.” I recall thinking, “I had everything a girl could possibly desire.” By the way, and as far as I know, Mother nor I never mentioned this happening to Dad. Oh, there’s one more thing she said, “Janie, there are some things in life best left unsaid.” Now as an adult, I certainly believe my mother had much wisdom! What do you think? God bless you. See you next week...same place!

Reminiscing By Hilda Souer Just got to thinking about “things and places back then”. One of the first things that came to mind when my father played his bass drum. This was when the local band played on Saturday nights (in summer) in the bandstand, yes Delta had a bandstand. It was located in the area North of the bank and near the alley. While the band was playing Mother spent her time visiting with her friend, Ruth Sturdevant who was in charge of the dry goods area of the Delta Mercantile (familiarly called ‘Delta Merc’). My brother spent our time with friends and we would walk up and down the sidewalks, and listening to the band. In remembering this, I thought of the changes along this same street The Delta ‘Merc’ was on the West side of the street. The North part of the store had a large assortment of groceries. The two areas that were of special interest (to me) was the large assortment of candies behind the glass counter. Then, hanging not far from this area were two bundles of bananas. When a customer asked for bananas the clerk would be told the number desired and then the clerk would cut off the desired amount. At that time, and on the same

street, there was a drug store, barber shop, butcher shop, dress shop, hardware, men’s clothing store and lumber yard. Today this is the area where highway 21 goes through Delta. On the other street back then were two service stations (one had a small ice house and the other had a hoist to service cars). Also there was a bank, two cafes, a furniture store, another grocery, a bakery and the post office. Adjacent to the post office could be seen some of what was part of the foundation of a hotel. A hitching rack was along the street adjacent to this. The Rock Island railroad depot was not far south of the second service station along this street. Then I remember my parents telling me of a pickle plant located east of this service station. The second service or gas station building remains standing today. Back then the telephone office was across the street from it and west of the men’s clothing store or today’s Delta Grocery. Earlier I told of the band playing on Saturday nights in the Summer was another form of entertainment would sometimes occur on the south side of the second street. This is where outdoor movies were shown in the

lot east of the small cafe. Those wanting to see the movie sat on long wooden boards fastened to tile legs. In reference to the men’s clothing store, on the top floor was a dentist’s office. Then, many years later there was a pool hall and large entrance area. Then, later still, was a skating rink in the basement level and a small grocery to the north of the men’s clothing store. In thinking about the railway depot I remember going there at least twice to board the train. Another time was to wait for the train at the crossing not far from my daughter’s piano teacher. Another second story place was above the business at the north end of those on the west side of the main street. At the front was a doctor’s office and the lodge hall for use of Masons and Order of the Eastern Star members. The north, and across the street was the fire station and town hall. In thinking about the cafe (Brainard’s Cafe) located adjacent to Delta ‘Merc’, I recall this was where I had my first frozen candy bar. Then, a Three Muskateer was a favorite because it was not one, but three small bars, vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. Today it’s the same size but one flavor.

Twin Cedars 10-4. Tina DeHaan and Patty VerMeer led PC with doubles. Dixie Jones and Diane Bonnett had hits for TC. May 29 - Lorraine Williams, former Lacey all-stater, was awarded the senior trophy at Iowa Wesleyan and lauded for her play that earned her All-American honors and a trip abroad with the USA Girls Basketball Team. 25 years ago: May 26, 1989 - Pella Christian opens with a 10-0 win over Eddyville and a 2-1 win over Chariton. Brad Nikkel fired a three-hit shutout at Eddyville and Chris Fynaardt tossed a five-hitter at Chariton. Jeff Zylstra paced the Eagles with a home run and two doubles against Eddyville and a pair of hits against Chariton. May 27 The North Mahaska medley team of Brett McGriff, Chris Bouma, John Knoot and Travis Beyer won on the first day of the Boy’s State Track Meet. McGriff was fourth in the long jump to help his team into the lead after the first day. Have a super week and I will remind you that those who keep a neat desk never experience the thrill of discovery.

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By Jane Green Larson We all have memories that we ponder from time to time and I am so glad for the opportunity of sharing in this newspaper. Most of all, I am elated that so many of you enjoy my memories of my childhood. I have another one for you today. It was first published in the What Cheer paper on May 13, 2010. This particular incident came to my mind the other day, so I went on a search to find it in my archives of memories. It was published in my many writings of “Memories of an Iowa Farm Girl.” It proved to be a learning lesson for my life...This one happened during the summer before I entered the fourth grade. There was a half acre of land on the back part of our farm property that was on a steep hill, and had become overgrown with broken tree limbs, thistles, wild flowers, thorny brush and with some poison ivy growing abundantly. Dad and Mom always referred to this section of land as, “Hell’s Half Acre.” It was such a small piece of land that my Dad said was unsuitable for farming. One day, I was punished for a wrongdoing and I became very angry with my Mother. I told her that I was going to run away and live the way I wanted to live and no one could bother me again. Then much to my surprise I heard myself saying, “I am going to move to Hell’s Half Acre!” However, much more to my surprise my Mother said, “O.K., Janie, I will pack some food and put it in one of your Dad’s red handkerchiefs and tie

than ideal. I went up to the press box to get the material I needed and John Legg was on the mike. John asked if I needed a dry place to work and I said that would be excellent. He told me to take the north room of the box and I holed up there and didn’t feel at all guilty. Let’s take a look at what happened in our yesterdays. 100 years ago: May 25, 1914 - The Brighton boys came over to Keota for a Tri-County League baseball game. When the dust had cleared, Keota owned a 13-0 victory. Keota has played and won five games this year. 75 years ago: May 27, 1939 The Oskaloosa CCC camp boxing team won 9-of-10 matches with Sigourney. The lone Sigourney win came when John Dayton beat Cedric Kirby in a rousing match. May 29 - Martinsburg’s Dickey was fifth in the 880 and Smith was fifth in the discus at the State Track meet. 50 years ago: May 27, 1964 The Osky Connie Mack team belted Grinnell 14-4. Tom Adreon led the Mackers with a two run single and a three run homer. May 27- Carolyn Van Arkel tossed a two-hitter as Pella Christian beat

By Janet Rauch Wednesday was a sad day at Donna’s, as her sister Darlene went back home to California. Judy, Donna’s daughter, drove her to Des Moines to get on her plane. They had lunch at Culver’s. Donna didn’t feel up to riding along. Jim had a doctor’s appointment. Darlene got to go to Julie’s graduation Sunday and her party Saturday evening. Bev had a supper grilling steaks Sunday evening. Mindy’s boys had birthdays. Mindy is Bev’s daughter, who works at the doctor’s office in Monte. Kenny and I went to Des Moines Wednesday to have lunch and visit with his sister, Margorie Stevens, and his brother, Larry and wife Carol. Thy have moved from Colorado to Missouri. We went to Sugar Shack in Altoona for lunch and for dessert, stopped at a place that has all kinds of yogurt. You take a dish and go down the line and fill it with whatever flavor you want and put all kinds of toppings on, then you have it weighed to see what it will cost. It is soooo good! We visited at Margie’s and met her dog, Baxter. He is a black really shiny Lab and extra friendly. Casey Pierce has been under the weather for a while. Bob Rauch went to Humbolt to get repairs for his tractor. He came down and visited Friday. Kenny and I went and got some shopping done in Grinnell and on to Newton for some sales at Walgreens. We were late getting started as Dolly escaped and we had a time looking for her. I was just sick as I was afraid those darned big birds had got her. Jim Fisk seems better after his shots. He and Pam and Larry Flanders went to Cantril shopping Saturday after he got home from his breakfast at Pinecone. They have a store with about everything you can imagine. Bev came over to help Donna with lunch. Judy and her family went to Illinois for Steve’s nephew’s graduation. His mother, Jane Audas, went Friday to stay over. Little Hunter went also. Lots of folks have been mowing their yards. Kenny mowed ours Saturday. Casey Pierce and Bobby put his tractor back together this week. You don’t keep Casey down long. Ellen Zimmerman and I sang at church Sunday with Jeanie, Ellen’s sister, playing the piano.

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Tyler Geiger played his guitar and sang at church also. Lavern Dody took soil and grass seed to put on his wife Judy’s grave, where it had sunken. He also put some on Arlene Rauch’s grave where it had sank and put grass seed on. I talked to him the other day. It was nice of him to do this. Shelby, my daughter, and Tom, went to his daughter’s graduation at Marengo Sunday afternoon. Myla Kurk, Shelby’s granddaughter, went too. Robie Yeager was at church. She had gotten her retainer off her foot and was glad for that. She’d had it on for quite some time. I haven’t heard from Delores Schmidt for a while. Her granddaughter said at church she was back at North English Nursing home. She’s had quite a time. Jerry Cranston’s little grandson was at church and is so good. He is so cute and has enough hair to almost need a haircut. Camie is a good mother and takes good care of him. His great grandmother, Karen, would have loved to see him. Talking to Jerry’s daughter, Laurie, we were remembering when Karen was Christmas shopping and Jerry told her she might as well get Lori a car coat as she was in the car all the time anyway, Ha! Karen and I did a lot of going when the kids were little.

Casey went to Jenny’s graduation party Saturday evening and said they had lots of cookies and everyone could take some with them. Jenny’s mother, Jeanie Tally, does the water billing for Deep River, and her dad, John Talley, works in Oskaloosa. CINNAMON LOAF 1 pkg. yeast 1/2 C. sugar 2/3 C. milk 3 C. flour 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 slightly beaten eggs Combine, 1 C. flour, 1/4 C. sugar and salt. Heat 1/2 C. margarine with milk until luke war (margarine need not melt). Add to dry ingredients and beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Add 1/2 C. flour and beat to make thick batter. Add eggs and beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Stir in remaining flour. Knead until smooth and elastic. Put in greased bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled. Roll out into 13x9-inch rectangular pan. Spread with 1/4 C. margarine, sprinkle with 1/4 C. sugar and cinnamon. Roll up tightly and put in loaf pan. Let rise 45 minutes. Make a deep cut across the top of loaf 1-inch from the ends. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes. Brush with margarine. This recipe will make 2 loaves.

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Senior Citizen Menu May 21 - May 28 All meals are served with fortified bread, margarine and two percent milk. There is a suggested donation for persons 60 years of age or older and their spouses of any age. Wednesday, May 21: Roast pork, oven brown potato, broccoli/cheese sauce, Italian dressing, red banana orange gelatin. Thursday, May 22: Liver and Onions, mashed potatoes, gravy, lima beans, banana, banana chocolate chip cookie. Friday, May 23: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, crispy creamy spinach, orange blossom dessert. Monday, May 26: Nutrition centers closed. Tuesday, May 27: Chicken salad sandwich, lettuce, tomato slice, potato salad, kale red onion salad, Italian dressing, cantaloupe, oatmeal raisin cookie. Wednesday, May 28: Pot roast, boiled potatoes, sauteed onions, baby carrots, strawberries, sherbet cup.

Calendar Sigourney Warning System The outdoor warning system testing is the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month through September between 9-9:30 a.m. unless weather is threatening at the time. Blood drive Holy Trinity Catholic Church blood drive is Wednesday, May 21 from 2:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Parish Center, 109 N. Lincoln St., Keota. Sorden Cemetery Placement of the Avenue of Flags at Sorden Cemetery is Wednesday, May 21 at 8 a.m. Volunteers Needed The V.F.W. and American Legion is asking for volunteers to help to put small flags on grave sites of Veterans for Memorial weekend. Those interested are asked to meet at Pleasant Grove Cemetery Thursday, May 22 at 4 p.m. Memorial day event Keswick American Legion Auxiliary is meeting at Sorden Cemetery on Thursday, May 22 at 4:15 p.m. to place small flags and wreaths on veteran’s graves. Arc Board meeting The Board of Directors of The Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties are meeting Thursday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, in Fairfield.

Iowa Harness Racing Iowa Harness Racing begins the 2014 season Monday, May 26 at the What Cheer Fairgrounds at 12:30 p.m.

SPL Ghost Hunters Paranormal Investigators are at the Sigourney Public Library on Saturday, June 21 from 3-5:15 p.m.

Memorial Day program Keswick American Legion Memorial Day Program is Monday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Sorden Cemetery.

KC Fair Concert The 2014 KC Fair in What Cheer opens with Mitch Goudy performing on Thursday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at the What Cheer Opera House.

Manor House Happenings The Beals are playing music on Tuesday, May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Manor House. Toddler Time Sigourney Public Library’s June Toddler Story Time for infant through pre-school children is Monday, June 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 11-11:30 a.m.

Manor House SING-A-LONG Sing-A-Long at Manor House Care Center is every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. Tops Meeting Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at the Extension office at KC Expo on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

SPL FIZZ, boom, read! Sigourney Public Library summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read begins June 3. Reading logs are available and accepted at the SPL. 4th-8th grade is Tuesday, June 3, 10, 17 and 24; 2nd-3rd grade is Wednesday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25; K-1st grade is Thursday, June 5, 12, 19 and 26.

KC Expo Board MEETING Keokuk County Board of Directors meet every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the KC Extension Conference Room at the KC Expo.

Tween Movie Night Tween Movie Night for 4th6th graders is Friday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Sigourney Public Library form 6 to 7:45 p.m.

Care Center Happenings Bingo at Sigourney Care Center is Tuesdays at 2 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend.

Keokuk Co. Supervisors The Keokuk County Supervisors meet weekly on Mondays at 8 a.m. at the Keokuk County Courthouse board room.

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Sigourney School Menu May 21- 27 Following is the breakfast and lunch menu served at the Sigourney Schools for the week of Wednesday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 27. Cereal is a breakfast alternative. Milk choices are offered with breakfast and lunch. 100 percent juice or fruit is offered with breakfast. Breakfast Wednesday, May 21: Breakfast pizza. Thursday, May 22: Scrambled eggs and ham, toast. Friday, May 23: Cook’s choice. Monday, May 26: No School. Tuesday, May 27: Ass’t cereal, donut holes served at Elementary only. Lunch Wednesday, May 21: Cook’s Choice. Thursday, May 22: Hot dog, bun, bakes beans, carrots, fruit. Friday, May 23: Elem: Field Day, Jr-Sr: Sandwich, carrots, chips, fruit, cookie. Monday, May 26: No School. Tuesday, May 27: No lunch dismissal at 11 a.m. Last Day of School.

Sigourney Schools Sports and Activities Wednesday, May 21: 1st Grade Field Trip. Junior High to Adventureland. Preschool Graduation at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22: 6th grade field trip. State Track. Friday, May 23: 2:30 dismissal. Special Olympics. State Track in Ames. Saturday, May 24: State Track. Monday, May 26: No School. Tuesday, May 27: 11 a.m. Dismissal Last Day of School. Elementary Awards Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. SB vs EV at 6 p.m. BSBL vs EV at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28: Staff to Camp Dodge. SB at HLV at 6 p.m. BSBL at HLV at 6 p.m.

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Bethel United Methodist Church Pastor LuAnn Benge 319-456-3105 6 mi. E. of Sigourney on Hwy. 92

Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10:30 a.m. Alive at Five every 1st and 3rd Sunday evening at 5 p.m.

Delta Christian Church Henry Goetz, Lay Pastor 641-799-4800 Worship: Sunday at 9 a.m.

Delta United Methodist Church Vince Homan, Pastor Worship: 9 a.m. Sunday School for Elementary age children at 9:30-10:15 a.m. English River Church of the Brethren Diana Lovett, Pastor 29252 137th St., South English

(2 mi. E. of S.E. on Hwy. 22) Church: 319-667-5235 Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m.

Farson Baptist Church Pastor: Jerry Newman Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church Rev. Kim Alten 215 N. Jefferson, Sigourney 641-622-3029 Children’s Sunday School, 9 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Gibson Presbyterian Church Pastor: Hans Cornelder Worship, 10 to 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9 to 9:45 a.m. Youth Group: Second Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. Grace Family Church Rev. Dar Eckley, Pastor (Located between Hedrick and Richland on Hwy. 78) 23536 Hwy. 78, Box 64, Ollie Sunday Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. RocKnowledge Youth Group Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Hedrick First Christian Rev. Carla Nelson Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Gathering for Worship, 10:45 a.m. Hedrick-Martinsburg United Methodist Church Carl Benge, Pastor 203 N. Spring St., Hedrick 641-653-4477 Sunday Worship: 8:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m. Hilltop Chapel of What Cheer John & Pat DeBoef, Pastors 4 Blocks East of Opera House 506 E. Briney St. 641-634-2839 Sundays: Singing and Preaching at 10 a.m. Children’s Church at 10:30 a.m. Monday: Ladies Bible Study: ‘Elijah’ at 7 p.m. Holy Trinity Catholic Parish Rev. Charles Fladung Rectory: 641-636-3883 Saturday Vigil Mass: 6 p.m. Sunday Mass:t 8 a.m. Hope Lutheran Church, LCMS Rev. Richard Meyer 315 W. Kelly Street Office: 319-668-2999 Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Communion: 1st & 3rd Sundays. Keswick and Webster Methodist Church Circuit Pastor: John Tunnicliff WEBSTER: Sunday school: 9:30 a.m. Worship service: 10:30 a.m. KESWICK: Sunday worship at 9:15 a.m. Communion at both churches on the 1st Sunday of the month. Lancaster Christian Church Dirk Alspach 22934 W. County Rd. V5G 641-224-2255 Sunday School: 9 a.m.; Worship Service: 10 a.m. Sunday evenings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Youth Group 7-12 grade. New Life Fellowship Pastor: Barry Render Hwy. 22 South, Keswick 319-738-3851 Sunday Services, Worship and Children’s Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday Evening Teaching, 7 p.m.; Youth Group, 7 p.m. Every third Saturday is Praise Night at 7 p.m.

Ollie Baptist Church Rev. Carla Nelson, 641-667-2841

Worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays: Pot luck at 12 noon. Prairie View United Methodist Church Pastor, Dave Peterson 27131 Highway 78, Ollie 641-667-2502 Wednesday, May 21: Church meetings, 6:30 p.m.; Finance and Church Council Meetings, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24: Ollie Alumni Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 25: Sunday Worship, followed by fellowship at 9 a.m. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27: Bible Study at 9 a.m. Richland United Methodist Church Pastor Carl Benge 106 W. South St., Richland Phone: 319-456-2251 Worship Times: Adult Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church Sigourney Rev. Charles Fladung Rectory: 641-622-3426 Saturday Vigil Mass, 4 p.m. Sunday Mass: 10 a.m. Sigourney Christian Church Pastor: Jim Bringman 308 S. Jefferson, 641-622-2151

Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.; Adult Bible Study: 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. Bible Study is Sundays, 6 p.m.; Elder Gathering, first Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m.; Committees, second Wednesday each month, 5:30 p.m.; Board, every second Wednesday each month, 6:30 p.m.; Sister’s/CWF group, every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1: Annual Congregational Business Meeting at 10:30 a.m. Sigourney Church of Christ Pastor: Billy Claywell 615 South Jefferson 641-622-3708, 641-622-3582 Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Worship with Communion Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Service at 6:30 p.m. Sigourney First Baptist Church Pastor Joe Winkler 308 N. Jefferson St. S.S. Supt. Dorothy Jacobs 641-622-2786 Sunday School at 10:15 a.m. Worship at 9 a.m. Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Wednesdays Bible study at 7 p.m. All are encouraged to attend. Sigourney United Methodist Church Pastor: Richard Pippert Website: sigourneyumc.com Sunday Worship Service: 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. The Church Of Living Water Shane Jarr, Pastor 13 North Main St., Hedrick Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:40 a.m.; Evening Services, 7 p.m. Bible Study, Wednesday, 6 p.m. United Church of Deep River Pastor Michelle, 319-664-3653 Every Sunday: Inspiration time, 10 a.m.; Worship, 9 a.m. Last Thursday of the month, UCW meeting. Union Chapel (five miles north of Hedrick) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. What Cheer Baptist Church Pastor: Dick and Jane Larson 641-433-0013, 641-790-1934 Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Worship: 10:30 a.m. Kid’s Club and Adult Bible Study on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. What Cheer United Methodist Church Rev. Vince Homan Sunday School, 9:30; Worship, 10:30 a.m. Youth Group, Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. NO Sunday Night Community Supper in May due to Mother’s Day.


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Damien Beard Ahsley Berg J.C. Dumont Skyler Hazelett Chase Tremmel Nathan Vest Adviser, Joleen Louwsma Asst. Adviser, Mindy Jensen The ‘Savage Eye’ is a student generated newspaper for the Sigourney Community School District. The content and opinions expressed in the ‘Savage Eye’ are not necessarily those of The News-Review nor Mid America Publishing Corporation.

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Ashley Berg By Skyler Hazelette This week’s Senior Spotlight is Ashley Elizabeth Berg. She is the daughter to Edward and Becky Berg. She is the younger sister to Kenya and Tyler Smith, and the older sister to Madaline Berg. She has been involved in band, track, FCCLA, drama, The Savage Eye, cross country, speech, colorgaurd, and KCSTAAR. She also goes by the names “Iceberg” or “Ash”. Ashely’s favorite band is Coldplay, and her favorite song is “Soul Meets Body” by Death Cab for Cutie. One of her favorite childhood memories is when she went on a family trip out west to Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota. One of her favorite high school memories is when she danced to “Thriller” by Michael Jackson with Jolie Erbacher at the first talent show. Ashley’s quote for the underclassmen is “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around, once in a while, you could miss it.” - Ferris Bueller. One of the things on her bucket list is to travel through Africa, volunteering. She wants to help others and make a positive impact. She also loves the culture of Africa. After she graduates from high school she plans on studying environmental journalism and English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. 

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Cassidy Leer By Megan Montgomery This week’s Senior Spotlight is Cassidy Lynnette Leer. Cassis is the daughter of Amy & Leroy Leer. Cassidy and her parents have had two exchange students which were, Arslan Rozyyyev and Maka Skankishvil. Cassidy school activities are basketball, FCCLA, FFA, vocal, drama, speech, PBIS student leadership team, KCSTARR, blood drive, and Iowa High School Rodeo. Cassidy nickname is Cassie. Cassie’s favorite song is “Rain is a Good Thing” by Luke Bryan. Cassie likes this song because it was played at her first rodeo. Cassie’s favorite childhood memory is all the weekends spent at the lake with her family wake boarding, water skiing, and tubing. Cassidy number one pet peeve is when people ask her advise; then do the opposite. Her quote for underclassmen is, “In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality. I say keep dreaming and make reality.”- Kristian Kan. One thing that is on Cassie’s bucket list is to go to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. She wants to watch and/or compete with the best of the best in the rodeo world! Cassidy’s plans for after graduation are to attend Indian Hills to get her Early Childhood Associates Degree then go to William Penn for Elementary Education.

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Maddison Wood Maddison Audrey Elizabeth Wood By Jordan Albert Maddison’s parents are Dave Wood and Patricia Rath. She has two siblings Jordan and Caleb Wood. You may have seen her shoot from behind the arc on the basketball court or weaving in and out of barrels in High School Rodeo. She also participated in FFA, 4-H, and student council. You may know Maddison by her nickname Maddi. Her favorite band is Luke Bryan. Spending time at the lake with her family in the summer is her favorite childhood memory. Her favorite high school memory was homecoming her senior year. Maddi’s pet peeve is when people chew with their mouths open. Her quote to the underclassman, “You only get four years here, so have fun and make the most out of it.” At some point in her life, she wants to go skydiving and erase it off her bucket list. After graduation, Maddi plans to attend Hawkeye Community College, and then transfer to the University of Northern Iowa.

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The News-Review IHCC and WPU Announce Partnership

Indian Hills Community College and William Penn University have announced a partnership to provide a seamless academic progression for nurses who choose to enroll in a RN-BSN program after receiving their registered nursing license. Beginning this fall, licensed Registered Nurses who have completed their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) may choose to enroll in William Penn’s RN-BSN completion program located on the IHCC campus in Ottumwa. This partnership allows the new graduates or returning nurses to work full-time and attend classes just one day a week on the IHCC Main Campus. William Penn provides scholarships and financial aid for students which helps to make higher education more affordable. Indian Hills Dean of Health Sciences, Dr. Jill Budde, is pleased to offer the new opportunity for the BSN completion program. “This partnership allows our Indian Hills ADN graduates to seek higher levels of education to better serve patients in our region and do so right here on the Ottumwa campus,” she said. “Getting a strong academic start at Indian Hills provides students a solid foundation to build upon. We feel this seamless transition with William Penn will encourage RNs to take the next step in earning an advanced education, which can provide leadership opportunities in the future.” For more information about the WPU nursing program and how rewarding the experience of earning your BSN might be, visit www.wmpenn.edu/nursing or call 800-779-7366 to speak with an admissions counselor.

Letter to the Editor:

Tuesday, June 3 is a very important day for all Iowans. Unfortunately, few of us are even aware of the significance of that date and even fewer of us participate in this event. June 3rd is the day for primary elections notorious for low voter turnout. But, this year, it’s a huge day and it is vitally instrumental in determining YOUR future. Thinking Iowans have been stunned and angered by what they’ve been living through for the past six years. We’ve been witness to a spiraling America on all fronts. From a steadily failing economy doomed to lead us into something much worse than just a “depression”, to a society increasing its absolute dependence on government to a level that surpasses most Communist nations. Stopping America’s demise is a huge undertaking. Today, only a very small handful of Washington, D.C. politicians are capable of salvaging the nation we so love. This is where Tuesday, June 3 becomes so very important! On this day, we will choose a candidate for the U.S. Senate. If he or she should win the general election this November Iowa would play a very large role in America’s sorely needed recovery. Out of the entire, rather large, field of Senatorial candidates only one can be trusted for the huge job of restoration. Republican Sam Clovis easily meets those requirements. (Because of space limitations I’ll beg you to do your own research on Sam.) Iowa is a “closed primary” state. This means you MUST declare yourself as a “Republican” to be able to vote for Clovis. I certainly realize for many of you this may seem repugnant. (Trust me - I do feel your pain!) But, time is running very short for saving America. The Democrat Party has gone completely over to the dark side and many Republicans have joined them. But, the only few remaining good guys (that stand an actual chance of winning) are to be found in the Republican Party. Send them all a message and help Sam Clovis begin to save us all on Tuesday, June 3. Ed Dursky, Ottumwa.

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Harness Racing at KC Fairgrounds Local drivers from Sigourney, What Cheer, Oskaloosa and Grinnell compete at the Keokuk County Fairgrounds, What Cheer for an $8,000 purse in the ten different events. Look for the complete 2014 season schedule clip-out on Page 14 of this News-Review [harness racing stock photo].

KC Supervisors Authorize McGuire to Negotiate for Shelter The Board of Supervisors of Keokuk County met Monday, May 19 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting was called to order and the agenda was approved. The pervious meeting minutes were approved by the board. The Board met with the Andy McGuire, Engineer for Keokuk County Highway Department at 8:31 a.m. The Board reviewed and approved the resolution to revise Keokuk County 2014 five year road program. The Board reviewed and approved the temporary construction easement for project number BRS-CO54(93)-60-54. The project in discussion is the bridge West of What Cheer for the North and South side and the construction easement is $350 a year for the lot. The Board and the Highway Department discussed consideration of a quote for a used telecommunications shelter. The highway department is in negotiations for a 2002 used Shelter

and a new HVAC system. Andy McGuire has asked the Board to allow him authorization to sign on behalf of Keokuk County. The Board made a motion to approve and it was passed. The Board reviewed and approved the claims. The Board acknowledged the personnel report for the hire of Bradley Luers, Conservation Aide (Temporary/Seasonal) for the Conservation Department. The meetings attended by the Board last week were Mercy Management, Veterans Affairs meeting, City of Thornburg and DNR, Monthly Russ Meeting, Mental Health, Water Shed meeting and inspection of County projects with the Highway Department. In old and new business Christy Bates informed the Board of a Dick Coffman’s fair well gathering at the Sheriff’s Department. The meeting adjourned at 9:30 a.m.

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–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– CLASSIFIED RATES Classified ads, $8.50 minimum for up to 25 words and 35¢ additional for each word over 25. (Published in the The News-Review and the Keota Eagle). Service charge of $5.00 for blind ads. Cards of Thanks and Memorials, $7.50 minimum per newspaper for up to 50 words and 35¢ additional for each word over 50. Ads need to be paid for at time of submission. All want ads and cards of thanks copy must be in The NewsReview and the Keota Eagle offices by 5 p.m. on Friday. Mail want ads to: The News-Review, P.O. Box 285, Sigourney, IA 52591; or The Keota Eagle, 310 East Broadway, Box 18, Keota, IA 52248. Mail remittance to: Mid-America Billing, PO Box 29, Hampton, IA 50441. All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act called Title VIII and the State of Iowa Civil Rights Act. These laws make it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, handicap/disability, familial status/presence of children or national origin, or the intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of these laws. All persons are hereby informed all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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For Sale THE SNR CLASSIFIEDS For Sale: Snapper ZTR 18hp, 44” cut, $1,250; Used Snapper ZTR 550, 48” cut, fab deck, $3,795; Snapper NXT Tractor, 46” cut, $1,800; Stihl Trimmers starting at $129.95. Strobels, Inc., 23975 Hwy. 149, Sigourney, 641-622-2159. SK21 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL - $100 Off purchase of any Green Mountain Grill now through June 15, 2014. Stop in for details. Myles Miller Refrigeration, 641-622-2643. SK21-4 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Sale: LG Ultra Capacity washer and dryer, silver grey, $950 OBO; King Expressa Bedroom Set, like new, $1,200 OBO. 641-660-6539. SK21* ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Sale: Very nice building site at 20123 200th Ave. on Hwy. V-45. Already has rural water and power on site. Ready for your new home. $45,000.00 OBO. Call 641-6604523. SKN21-4* ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Sale: Bicycles by Raleigh and others. Many models to choose from. We stock everything for your bicycle and service all makes and models. Rider Sales, Washington, IA, 319653-5808. SK10tfn –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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Flatbed Drivers- Starting Mileage Pay up to .41 cpm Health Ins., 401K, $59 daily Per Diem pay. Home Weekends. 800-648-9915 or www. boydandsons.com (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– HOGAN IS HIRING! CDL-A Truck Drivers Solos: $2K Sign-on Bonus, $0.39CPM Teams: $4K Signon Bonus, $0.55 CPM OOs: $2K Sign On Bonus! $1.00/mi Weekly Hometime 866-357-7528 (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– “Partners in Excellence” OTR Drivers APU Equipped Pre-Pass EZ-pass passenger policy. 2012 & Newer equipment. 100% NO touch. Butler Transport 1-800-528-7825 www.butlertransport.com (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Drivers: CDL-A Train and work for us! Professional, focused CDL training available. Choose Company Driver, Owner Operator, Lease Operator or Lease Trainer. (877) 369-7895 www.CentralTruckDrivingJobs.com (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– DON’T MISS A PAYCHECK FLATBEDDERS! $750 P/WK GUARANTEE first 2 weeks. Flatbed training provided. 10,000 miles/ month average. Pets allowed! CDL-A, 1-Year OTR Required. 888.476.4860 www.chiefcarriers.com (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Equipment? Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. “Hands On Training” & Certifications Offered. National Average 18-22 Hourly! Lifetime Job Placement Assistance. VA Benefits Eligible! 1-866-362-6497 (INCN) –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Wanted: Yards to mow. Call Randall Sellers, 641-660-2463, leave a message and I will get back to you. S20-4* ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wanted To Buy Or Rent: 2 or 3 bedroom house in Sigourney, 1,000+ sq. ft., Karla Vaughn, 641-541-0177. SK19-2* –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Summer Tutoring Available: Certified K-6 teacher, tutoring at Sigourney Public Library. Call for more information. Dakota Little, 641-799-8629. SK19-3 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 300+ Guns at Auction: Saturday, May 31, Prairie du Chien WI. Military, Ammo, reloading & related. Winchesters, Colts, Rugers, Smiths & More! Kramer Auction (608326-8108) www.kramersales.com (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– GUN SHOW May 23-25 Old Thresher’s Park, Mt. Pleasant, IA. Fri 1-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am3pm. 200+ tables. Large selection of gun/ammo for sale. Info:563-6084401 (INCN) –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

The American Legion Post #19 and V.F.W. Post #2308 would like to thank the Harold Kerkove family for the monetary gift in honor of Harold Kerkove for the Avenue of the Flags fund. S21 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– I want to thank everyone for attending my 90th birthday party, for the many birthday cards and beautiful flowers which made my day. Lois Axmear. S21* –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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For Rent THE SNR CLASSIFIEDS For Rent: Apartment downtown What Cheer (up over old print shop), $400 month, utilities paid. Chuck Dunham, 641-569-3597. SK21 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Rent: 1 bedroom Senior/NonSenior Living. $380/mo. Galaxy Apartments, 319-656-2837. SK21 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Rent In What Cheer: 3 bedroom house, 2 car attached garage, all appliances provided. Available June 1. 641-624-2561 or 641-660-9840. SK20tfn –––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Apartment For Rent: Upstairs 3 bedroom, 2 baths, clean w/immediate possession, $450 per month. Call CD at 641-660-6565. SK20-2 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For Rent: 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Utilities included. 641-2242125. SK2tfn ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– FIND IT IN

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THE SNR CLASSIFIEDS Want a Career Operating Heavy Hiring Regional Class CDL-A Drivers. New Pay Package. Home regularly, and $1500 Sign-On Bonus! Call 1-888-220-1994 or apply at www. heyl.net (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– TanTara Transportation is seeking owner Operators to join our Dry-Van or Flatbed division. Home Time as requested. Call Dave at 800-6500292 or apply online www.tantara. us (INCN) ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– TanTara Transportation is hiring Liquid Tank Drivers. Hazmat required. Competitive pay/ benefits including paid holidays, vacations, insurance. Call Dave: 800-650-0292 or apply online at www.tantara.us (INCN) –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Do We Have A Job For You . . . Sigourney Care Center is looking for full time C.N.A.’s and a part-time 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. CNA We offer sick and vacation pay, insurance, a very competitive wage, Free Life insurance and a $1,000.00 sign on Bonus. Uniforms provided.

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Notice THE SNR CLASSIFIEDS NOTICE: The Christian Church of Sigourney is holding Annual Congregational Business Meeting on Sunday, June 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the church sanctuary before morning worship. All members are encouraged to attend. SK20-2* ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hungry for locally-grown produce? Join Koenigs’ Acres community supported agriculture (DSA). Purchase a membership and receive produce weekly from early June to mid-October. Early bird discount of 10%, good until May 30. Contact to receive a brochure, 641-456-4903. koenig_ karen1964@msn.com. MAP20-2 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Call All American Pest Control to control rodents, birds, roaches, box elder bugs, flies, termites and fleas. 641-622-3565. SK8tfn ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– True Value, Sigourney can cut glass to fit your window frame and replace window screens. Call 641-622-3261. SKW40tfn –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

PT Ward Clerk Position Part Time opening for a 3pm to 11pm Ward Clerk. Hours will include rotating schedule of 16 hours for one week and 24 hours for the second week, every other weekend and rotating holidays. General clerical duties in assigned nursing unit. Health Unit Coordinator or prior hospital experience a plus.

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NOTICE OF ELECTION The 2014 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Keokuk County polling places will be as follows: Adams Precinct, Keswick Fire Station; Benton/Steady Run Precinct, Hedrick City Hall; English River/Liberty Precinct, South English Fire Station; Jackson Precinct, Ollie Community Hall; Lafayette/Clear Creek Precinct, Farmers Savings Bank - North Entrance; East/West Lancaster Precinct, Hayesville City Hall; Prairie Precinct, Thornburg City Hall; Richland Precinct, Richland City Hall; Sigourney/Plank/Van Buren Precinct, Keokuk County Expo Hall; Sigourney 1st Ward, Keokuk County Expo Hall; Sigourney 2nd Ward, Keokuk County Expo Hall; Sigourney 3rd Ward, Keokuk County Expo Hall; Sigourney 4th Ward, Keokuk County Expo Hall; Warren Precinct, Delta City Hall; What Cheer/Washington Precinct, What Cheer City Hall. Any voter who is physically unable to


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Keokuk County Board Proceedings Notice of Probate Public Notice MAY 12, 2014 The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors met in special session, Monday, May 12, 2014 in the Board Room of the Courthouse. All members were present. Hadley moved, Wood seconded to approve the tentative agenda. All ayes and motion carried. Berg moved, Hadley seconded to approve the minutes of May 5, 2014 as submitted. Wood abstained due to being absent from said meeting. All ayes and motion carried. Met with Engineer McGuire regarding Keokuk County Highway Department. Berg received an inquiry regarding used County materials. McGuire replied the County utilizes all material and therefore is not for sale. Berg moved, Hadley seconded approval of Federal Aid Funding Agreement for Project No. HSIP-S-CO54(101)-6C-54 for shoulder paving and safety improvement on W15 north of Richland as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Engineer McGuire applied for and received $804,000 in safety funds to date to apply towards the Richland project. Discussion of DOT low cost safety improvement funding for the intersection of County Road G48 and 275th Street (Fritz Street) in Hayesville was held. Engineer McGuire applied for and received solar powered flashers to place on top of the stop signs at the three-way intersection in Hayesville that will replace the hanging light and eliminate the electric bill. Public hearing regarding proposed FY 2014 budget amendment was held regarding Secondary Roads Fema grant pass-through and selling/purchasing of new equipment. No oral or written objections received. Wood moved, Hadley seconded to close the public hearing at 9:04 a.m. All ayes and motion carried.

Hadley moved, Wood seconded to approve the FY 2014 budget amendment as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Hadley moved, Wood seconded to approve the FY 2014 budget amendment appropriations resolution as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Wood moved, Hadley seconded to approve Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield DHS/CU6 PPO Plan / 20% coinsurance at a 0% rate increase for contract period 7/1/14 - 6/30/15 for Keokuk County employees as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Hadley moved, Wood seconded to approve the Delta Dental 7/1/14 - 6/30/15 contract at a 0% renewal rate for Keokuk County employees as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Wood moved, Hadley seconded approval to purchase Hazmat response equipment/supplies (2 air monitors @ $1,232.88 each + $45 shipping, oil absorbent kit @ $3,200 and annual service of mobile air compressor @ $600) with Hazmat funds. All ayes and motion carried. Various board and committee reports were held. Wood reported on a meeting with the Thornburg City Clerk two weeks ago. Hadley participated in the Preparedness Coalition table top exercise. Berg attended the Southeast Iowa Mental Health meeting last week. Discussion of old/new business and public comment was held. Keith Blair requested the Board attend the VA meeting on May 14th at 1:30 p.m. to discuss part-time hours. On vote and motion the meeting adjourned at 10:05 a.m. The above and foregoing information is a summary of the minutes taken at the above indicated meeting. The full and complete set of minutes are recorded and available at the office of the Keokuk County Auditor. SK21

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Probate No. ESPR037808 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Iowa District Court Keokuk County IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF NICHOLAS A. SEATON, Deceased. To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Nicholas A. Seaton, Deceased, who died on or about April 19, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 6th day of May, 2014, the undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate. 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 above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 7th day of May 2014. Larry A. Seaton 1087 Rohret Road SW Oxford, IA 52322 Barbara J. Janes 104 Maple Street Van Horne, IA 52346 Administrator of the Estate Michael W. Kennedy, ICIS PIN No: AT0004193 Attorney for the Administrator Kennedy, Cruise, Frey & Gelner, L.L.P. 920 S. Dubuque Street, P.O. Box 2000 Iowa City, IA 52244 Date of second publication 21st day of May, 2014. S20-2

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Notice Of Sheriff’s Levy And Sale Iowa District Court Keokuk County Court Case #EQEQ040655 Civil #14-000182 STATE OF IOWA KEOKUK COUNTY Household Finance Industrial Loan Company of Iowa VS. Dustin P. Glandon; Cassie Ann Glandon; Unnamed Judgment Creditors; And Parties In Possession Special Execution As a result of the judgment rendered 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 described below to satisfy the judgment. The Property to be sold is The South Eight Feet in equal width of the East One Hundred Twenty-five Feet in equal width of Out Lot Thirty I The Town (Now City) Of Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa Property Address: 400 West Marion, Sigourney, IA 52591. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale: July 1, 2014; Sale Time: 10:00 A.M.; Place of Sale: Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office Lobby, 204 S. Stone St., Sigourney, IA 52591 Homestead: Defendant is advised that if the described real estate includes the homestead (which must not exceed 1/2 acre if within a city or town plat, or, if rural, must not exceed 40 acres), defendant must file a homestead plat with the Sheriff within ten (10) days after service of this notice, or the sheriff will have it platted and charge the costs to this case. 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: $88,047.54; Costs: $1,350.00; Accruing Costs: $0.00; Interest: $6,006.99; Sheriff’s Fees: Pending. Attorney: Bob Siddens 650 42nd Street Des Moines, IA 50312 515-274-6210 Date: May 9, 2014 /s/ Casey J. Hinnah Sheriff, Keokuk County, Iowa 21-2

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NOTICE OF ELECTION (continued) enter a polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. For further information, please contact the County Auditor’s Office by telephone at (641) 622-2320 or e-mail auditor@keokukcountyia.com Public testing of the voting equipment will begin Thursday, May 22nd, at 9:00 a.m. in the Courtroom, 3rd floor of the Keokuk County Courthouse, Sigourney, Iowa and continue until all machines are tested. Please note this is a copy of the first rotation of the ballot pursuant to Section 49.31, 2013 Code of Iowa. All other rotations will be shown on the sample ballots posted in each precinct. Christy Bates

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Sigourney City Council Minutes The following are summarized minutes of the regular City Council meeting of May 7, 2014. The Sigourney City Council met in regular session in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 with Mayor Hollingsworth presiding and the following Council members answering roll call: Bender, McLaughlin, Schultz and Glandon. Others present were: Royce Phillips, Candidate for State Senate; Lyle Van Fleet; Don Northup, Water / Wastewater Superintendent and Pool Operator; Brent Gilliland, City Services Director and Building Inspector; Allan Glandon, Police Chief; and Angie Alderson, City Clerk. The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. McLaughlin moved, seconded by Bender, to approve the tentative agenda after changing the date for the temporary street closing for National Night Out to August 5th. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Glandon moved, seconded by Schultz, to approve the following items on the consent agenda: minutes for the April 16, 2014 regular Council meeting; accounts payable claims totaling $21,077.61; Memorial Hall accounts payable claims totaling $1,498.85; City Clerk April 2014 financial reports; payroll expenses, other miscellaneous expenses, ACH and monthly transfers for April 2014; annual principal and interest payments for general obligation and revenue bonds; tax exemption application from SEDNA Warehousing LLC for 1400 North Cherry Street (Resolution No. 2014-05-01) changing the classification from dwelling currently occupied to commercial property restored; tax exemption application from Keith and Laurie Luettjohann for 122 South Main Street (Resolution No. 2014-05-02); Resolution No. 2014-0503 for the temporary street closing of downtown streets for National Night Out on August 5, 2014; and the credit card report. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Bender moved, seconded by McLaughlin, to approve a contract with Alan Sellers for flag football director for the 2014 season. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Schultz moved, seconded by McLaughlin, to trade the City’s leaf machine for a new hot patcher/recycler. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Glandon moved, seconded by Schultz, to approve the first reading of City Code of Ordinance Amendment to Title VI – Physical Environment – Chapter 5 Utilities – Billing Charges (6-5-10 Rate of Sewer Rent and Manner of Payment). Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. McLaughlin moved, seconded by Bender, to approve the first reading of City Code of Ordinance Amendment to Title VI – Physical Environment – Chapter 5 Utilities – Billing Charges (6-5-8 Water Rates). Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Schultz moved, seconded by Glandon, to approve the 2013 Water Quality Report. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. McLaughlin moved, seconded by Bender, to approve the third and final reading of the City Code of Ordinance Addition to Title III – Community Protection, Chapter 14 – Golf Carts. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Glandon moved, seconded by McLaughlin to approve the continued sharing of a police officer(s) for the patrol of Belva Deer Lake County Park. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Glandon moved, seconded by Schultz, to approve the following Community Betterment Projects: $676.68 for the National Night Out event ($379.00 will be reimbursed); $2,059.00 annually given to Sigourney Area Development Corp.; $2,059.00 annually given to Sigourney Ball, Inc.; $1,500.00 to remove three (3) trees and grind the stumps at Legion Park; $3,058.00 to the Pool Capital Project Fund to pay the remainder of the new filter; $20,000.00 for seal coat work the streets this summer; $300.00 to clear brush at the end of Stone Street; $2,162.25 to finish the fence at the Sports Park; and $5,000.00 that may be needed for rock at the Sports Park. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. Schultz moved, seconded by McLaughlin, to approve advertising for part time as needed positions. Roll call vote was Ayes: 4. The May 21st, 2014 regular Council meeting will be held at City Hall at 6:00 p.m. The meeting was adjourned by acclamation at 7:38 p.m.

The full and complete minutes are available at the Sigourney City Clerk’s office upon request. Terry W. Hollingsworth, Mayor ATTEST Angela K. Alderson, Sigourney City Clerk MAY 7, 2014 CLAIMS Access - Services $529.16 Acco - Services $898.95 All American Pest Control - Services $130.00 Atwood Electric - Services $337.19 Bancard - Services $72.47 Custom Button Co. - Supplies $56.58 Design House - Services $70.00 Greenley’s - Supplies $305.81 IMAGETek, Inc. - Services $300.00 Inspections & Appeals - Services $40.50 Intoximeters $161.00 Iowa Law Enforcement Academy - Services $20.00 John N. Wehr Law Office - Services $590.00 K & L Foods - Supplies $5.69 Keokuk County Veterinary Clinic - Services $30.00 Keokuk County Recorder - Services $7.00 M4I Concrete - Services $4,250.00 M & M Enterprises - Services $4,298.00 Municipal Supply, Inc. - Supplies $1,663.30 Mikesell, Clinton - Supplies $645.00 Plumb Supply Company - Supplies $101.50 Renner Construction - Services $1,500.00 Sigourney Body Shop, Inc. - Services $75.00 Sigourney Treecare - Services $200.00 Trans-Iowa Equipment, Inc. - Supplies $272.00 Tremmel Backhoe Service Services $1,639.05 USA BlueBook - Supplies $1,858.36 Wallerich, Dave - Services $99.78 Windstream - Services $290.61 Lanman, James Jr. - WCD Refund $19.41 Young, Troy - WCD Refund $80.69 City of Sigourney - WCD Refund $530.56 $21,077.61 MAY 7, 2014 Memorial Hall Commission Claims Alliant - Services $1,468.89 $29.96 K & L Foods – Supplies TOTAL $1,498.85 APRIL 2014 Revenues: General $181,273.19 Memorial Hall Restoration $16,368.44 Library $12,259.84 Road Use $13,100.15 Employee Benefits $62,107.05 Housing $170.00 Emergency $4,949.84 Local Options Sales & Services Tax $16,628.82 Tax Increment Finances $27,376.98 Restricted Gifts $500.00 Vehicle Replacement $99.73 Debt Service $126,521.60 Town Square Park $3,800.00 Water Utility $33,603.11 Water Project $4,420.58 Sewer Utility $25,009.21 Sewer Surcharge $2,038.79 Sanitation $15,562.51 Water Customer Deposit $500.00 April 2014 Revenue Total $546,289.84 Other Checks Issued: Keokuk County State Bank Note Payments $654.83 MidWestOne Bank - Note Payments $654.83 George’s Pizza & Steakhouse $3,000.00 Randy Hemsley - Cell Phone Reimbursement $20.00 Iowa Division of Labor Services $50.00 Logan Northup - Cell Phone Reimbursement $10.00 Sigourney Land & Development CBP Retail Grant $2,625.00 Tequila Grill - CBP Retail Grant $375.00 Treasurer, State of Iowa - Sales Tax $2,990.00 Deposit Slips $51.68 Voided Check $(375.00) Tequila Grill - CBP Retail Grant $375.00 U.S. Postmaster - Utility Bills $367.54 Transfers $6,877.08 Payroll (3/17/14 to 3/30/14) $19,087.57 Payroll (3/31/14 to 4/13/14) $39,777.30 April 2014 Other Checks Issued Total $76,540.83

Notice of Probate Notice of Probate Probate No. ESPR037809 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Iowa District Court Keokuk County IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ANGELA CLAIREEN HANCHETT, Deceased. To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Angela Claireen Hanchett, Deceased, who died on or about April 27, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 6th day of May, 2014, the undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate. 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 above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 6th day of May 2014. Alisha C. Tompkins Administrator of the Estate 807 Davis St., #412 Evanston, IL 60201 Tim D. McMeen Attorney for the Administrator P.O. Box 267 Marengo, IA 52301 Date of second publication 21st day of May, 2014. S20-2

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO GRANT A PERMIT AUTHORIZING THE USE OF WATER FOR GENERAL AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES IN KEOKUK COUNTY, IOWA Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 455B, there is now on file with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Water Supply Engineering Section, 502 E. 9th Street, Suite “M”, Des Moines, Iowa 50319 an application as described below. John Gent, Iowa DNR Log No. 27,539, requests a permit authorizing withdrawal of water from three existing Skunk River alluvial wells, each about 26 feet deep on land generally described as the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 Section 19, T75N, R12W, Keokuk County, Iowa, in the maximum quantity of 11 million gallons per year at a maximum rate of 45 gallons per minute during the period throughout each year for swine production on said land and property. The Department has determined following a pumping/re-injection test that this use of water conforms to the relevant criteria (Iowa Code Chapter 455B and Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 567) and recommends the permit be granted. A copy of the summary report for the application is available upon a request to the Department at the address listed above. Comments on the report and on this use of water must be received by June 10, 2014, and should be addressed “ATTN.: Water Supply Engineering Section” and should specify the applicant’s log number. (By Michael K. Anderson, P.E., Senior Engineer, Water Supply Engineering Section) S21

Probate No. ESPR037810 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Iowa District Court Keokuk County IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JANET SUE HINRICHSEN, Deceased. To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Janet Sue Hinrichsen, deceased, who died on or about February 2, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 6th day of May, 2014, the last will and testament of Janet Sue Hinrichsen, deceased, bearing dte of December 10, 2004, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Marcy L. Clark was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is 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 above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 7th day of May 2014. Marcy L. Clark Executor of estate 4612 Spring Meadow Place NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52411 Paul Zingg, ICIS PIN No: AT0000331 Attorney for executor Denefe, Gardner & Zingg, P.C. 104 South Court Street, P.O. Box 493 Ottumwa, IA 52501 Date of second publication 21st day of May, 2014. S20-2

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF STORM WATER DISCHARGE Cedar Valley Corp. plans to submit a Notice of Intent to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be covered under the NPDES General Permit General Permit No. 3 “Storm Water Discharge Associated With Industrial Activity From Asphalt Plants, Concrete Batch Plants, Rock Crushing Plants, And Construction Sand And Gravel Facilities”. The storm water discharge will be from Portable Concrete Batch Plant located in NW1/4, Section 21, Township 77N, Range 12W, Keokuk County. Storm water will be discharged from 1 point source and will be discharged to the following streams: Un-named tributaries to the South Fork, English River. Comments may be submitted to the Storm Water Discharge Coordinator, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0034. The public may review the Notice of Intent from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the above address after it has been received by the department. S21


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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hewett Goes Back-To-Back 5-15 1A State Qualifying Meet @ Belle Plaine

By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor For the second time in two years English Valleys’ Allison Hewett qualified for the State Track & Field Meet in the 1,500meter run. Hewett came in first in the Belle Plaine district by finishing in a time of 5:19.49. Winning the District title was anything but routine for Hewett, though. Hewett passed Lisbon’s Kendra Schmidt (5:22.64) and Iowa Valley’s Belle Hartman (5:26.39) in the final 150 meters to win gold. The girls’ 1,500-meter run is scheduled for 2:15pm on Saturday, May 24.

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By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor You don’t have to be the top performer in your district to qualify for State; you don’t even have to finish second. The top three finishers in the 110high hurdles in the Brooklyn district each qualified for State last Thursday, and Sigourney’s Kevin Weber was one of them. Weber, a senior, however, wasn’t content with finishing second or third at Districts, so he decided to just win it. Weber ran a personal-best time of 15.62 seconds to finish ahead of Lynnville-Sully’s Caden Doll (15.75) and Darin Hofer (15.83) in the 110-meter high hurdles, qualifying him for State automatically as the six seed in 1A. Weber is scheduled to run in the first heat of prelims on Friday, May 23, at 11:20; L-S’s Hofer will also be

in the first heat. Becca Ohland, another senior, didn’t immediately know her State fate until the following morning. By running at time of 16.72 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles at Districts at BGM, Ohland finished second behind North Mahaska’s Lorraine Brown (16.44), but still locked down the number-14 (out of 24) seed at this week’s State Meet in Des Moines. Ohland, along with NM’s Brown, will run in the second of three heats in the 100-meter hurdle prelims, which will start at 11:40am on Friday, May 23. Finals for the 100-meter hurdles and 110-meter high hurdles will be on Saturday, May 24, from 12:35pm to till roughly 1pm. As a team on Thursday at Districts the Sigourney boys finished fifth out of 12 teams with 59 points; Lynnville-Sully won with 149. Other than Weber’s win in the 110 highs, Sigourney’s top finisher came in the form of Tyler Crawford. The freshman clocked in with a personal best time of 5:01 in the 1,600 and finished second. The Savages also got a pair of place winners in the 800-meter run; senior Jeremiah Green finished

fifth (2:19.99) and freshman Will Flanegin finished sixth (2:20.80). In addition to his win in the 110 highs, Weber finished second in the long jump (18’9.5’’), but came up over six inches shy of qualifying for State. Other notable performances from the Sigourney boys included a seventh-place finish from Peyton Crawford in the shot put (40’8’’), eighth-place finish from Bryce Goldman in the 100 (12.13 seconds) and fifth-place finishes in the 4x100 (47.08) and 4x200 (1:41.57). The Sigourney girls also placed fifth (39 points) out of 12 teams at Districts. Sigourney’s 4x100 crew of Allison Schroeder, Jordan Carter, Mallory Shaw and Ohland finished fourth in a time of 57.21 seconds. Schroeder also ran in the 100-meter hurdles and placed seventh with a time of 19.02 seconds. Also coming through with great runs were Lily Hammes and Jordan Carter. Hammes placed third in the 800 with a seasonbest time of 2:41, while Carter clocked in at 1:05.95 in the 400 to also finish third.

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Savages’ track and field athletes are pictured above (left to right, top to bottom): 1) Kevin Weber is going to State in the 110 high hurdles; 2) Becca Ohland is going to State in the 100m hurdles; 3) Tyler Crawford sighed relief after finished second at Districts in the mile; 4) Senior Danny Bechert with his final career jump; 5) Damien Beard brought home Sigourney’s 4x800 and 6) McKayla Shaw handed to Courtney Herman during a rainy relay event [photos by Adam Meier].

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Jared Bond in the discus [photo submitted].

Panthers Claim Districts, Onward to State

5-15 1A State Qualifying Meet @ Highland, Riverside

By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor Both the Pekin boys’ and girls’ track & field squads had no problem outscoring their opposition at last Thursday’s District State Qualifying Meet at Highland, Riverside. Davis Eidahl’s boys’ team finished 38 points ahead of secondplace Highland, Riverside, while Josh Roudabush’s girls’ team outscored second-place Winfield-Mt. Union by an outrageous 110 points. In addition to claiming District team titles, both the Pekin boys’ and girls’ squads qualified a myriad of relays and individuals for this week’s State Track & Field Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The Pekin boys qualified nine events for State, three of which will have two Pekin individuals competing in them. Eric Adam and Jared Bond qualified in both the shot put and discus, while Zach Conger and Colton Lanman each qualified in the high jump. Conger and Lanman each qualified for State by reaching the 6’0’’ mark at Districts at Highland. Meanwhile, Adam threw distances of 49’2’’ in the shot put and 134’7’’ in the discus, and Bond tossed 44’11.5’’ in the shot put and 139’10’’in the discus. Pekin’s other two individuals to earn trips to Drake Stadium were Chase Copeland in the 100-meter dash (11.90 seconds) and Ryan Millikin in the 1,600 (4:52); Millikin in the only freshman in Class 1A to qualify in the 1,600-meter run. Copeland, along with Brody Long, Christian Wittrock and Tyler Copeland, will run in Pekin’s State-qualifying 4x100 (45.63 seconds) and 4x200 (1:34.73) relays at State this week as well. Chase Copeland, Long, Christian Wittrock and Cade Millikin also qualified Pekin’s distance medley relay (3:52.73) for the State Meet. Cade Millikin, Ryan Millikin, Austin Fariss and Cole Reighard put together perhaps the team’s most impressive relay in the 4x800. The four of them clocked in at 8:38 at Districts and ran the ninth-fastest 4x800 time in Class 1A in Districts. The Pekin girls qualified in a total of 13 events, including three individual events that will have two Lady Panthers competing in them. High jumpers Beth Atwood and Kaysha Dodson each jumped heights of 4’10’’ at Districts to qualify for State, while Shelbie Williams (106’5’’) and Bridget Fritchen (103’11’’) each earned trips to Des Moines as well. Williams also qualified in the shot put by throwing a distance of 38’6.5’’, making her the number-two seed in Class 1A. A pair of Lady Panthers will also be running in the 3,000-meter run at State and they’ll be representing the top two seeds in all of Class 1A. By winning Districts in a time of 10:54.80, Gwynne Wright earned the top seed in Class 1A. Finishing second behind Wright in a time of 11:16.51, sophomore Taylor Lock clinched a State berth and will be the number-two seed. Wright, who is also a sophomore, will be running

as the number-two seed in both the 800 (2:23.57) and 1,500-meter run (5:05.80) at State; Griswold’s Rebekah Topham is the top seed in both events. Wright will also be running the anchor leg of Pekin’s top-seed distance medley relay (4:26.77), which also consists of Kaylee Linder, Sloan Reighard and Samantha Wright. In addition to running the 400-leg of Pekin’s distance medley, Samantha Wright will also be running in the 400-hurdles at State. Wright qualified by running at time of 1:12.38 at Districts. Mallory Reed, Pekin’s best hurdler, earned a District crown and State berth at Highland by running a time of 16.27 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles; she’ll be the numberfour seed at State. The Lady Panthers also qualified for State in four other events, including the 4x100, which Pekin claimed the number-one seed in. Reed, Jess Horras, Nikole Arendt and Linder, clocked in at 52.40 seconds to win a District title and earn the top seed at State. Also qualifying for State was Pekin’s 4x400 (Whitney Horras, S. Wright, Tayler Winn, Taylor Reynolds), 4x800 (Reynolds, Reighard, Shea Dahlstrom, W. Horras) and sprint medley (Reed, J. Horras, Linder, Reynolds). The State Track & Field Meet runs from Thursday, May 22, to Saturday, May 24. The Pekin girls’ team, along with North Linn and Griswold, are considered the favorites to bring home the team title from Drake Stadium.

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Left to right: Luke Lyle and Keota’s distance medley held off BGM to earn a trip to State; Ben Horras handed to Nate Sieren in the distance medley and Kelsi Sieren is going to State in the 400 hurdles [photos by Adam Meier]. 5-15 1A State Qualifying Meet @ Brooklyn By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor Ben Horras, Nate Sieren, Kolton Greiner and Luke Lyle probably slept great on Thursday night after automatically qualifying for this week’s State Track & Field Meet by winning the medley relay at Districts at Brooklyn. The four Eagles combined to finish the mile long event in 3:51.67, roughly one second behind their fastest time of the year. Horras and Sieren exchanged crisp handoffs between the 200 legs, before Greiner extended Keota’s lead over BGM to about 20 meters. Luke Lyle sealed the deal for the Eagles by running a strong 800 to sustain a sizeable lead and bring home gold for Keota. The Eagles earned the number 17 seed at State and are scheduled to run

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Boys’ Medley, Kelsi Sieren Off to State at around 12pm on Friday, May 23. Belle Plaine and Pekin will also be in Keota’s heat. While Horras, Sieren, Greiner and Lyle had zero doubt that they’d be running inside Drake Stadium, senior Kelsi Sieren wasn’t so sure. After finishing second behind Moravia’s Autumn McDanel at Districts last Thursday in the 400-meter hurdles, Sieren needed to wait for all of the Class 1A results to get received by the state to see if she cracked the top-12 non-winners in Districts. As it turned out, Sieren just did make it, earning the 24th and final qualifying spot for State with

a time of 1:12.48. Sieren is scheduled to run at 10am on Friday, May 23; she’ll be in the first heat, along with Moravia’s McDanel and Pekin’s Samantha Wright. Junior Brooke Sieren didn’t run fast enough to qualify for State on Thursday in Brooklyn, but she did run some of her fastest times of the season. Sieren placed fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 29.90 seconds, and finished seventh in the 100 with a time of 14.34 seconds. Maggie Baker did, in fact, run her fastest time of the year in the 100-meter hurdles, clocking in with

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a time of 19.42 seconds to place eighth. The Keota girls’ squad finished seventh out of 12 teams with 27 points. North Mahaska took the District title with 173 points. On the boys’ side the Eagles placed eighth out of 12 teams with 33 points. Lynnville-Sully was crowned District champion with 149 points. Other notable fin ishes for the Keota boys at Districts include a thirdplace finish for Greiner in the long jump (18’5.25’’) and fourth-place finishes in the 4x100 (47.97 seconds) and 4x200 (1:36.23).

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EV Girls’ Golf Best In SICL 5-14 South Iowa Cedar League Golf Tournament @ North English (girls) By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor The South Iowa Cedar League girls’ golf race appeared fairly open heading into last Wednesday’s conference meet at Knoll Ridge Country Club in North English. However, at the end of the day on Wednesday, the English Valleys girls’ team settled things fairly convincingly, winning the SICL team title by ten strokes over second-place Iowa Valley. EV’s top four players combined for an 18-hole score of 383, with Rylee Voss leading the way with a 90. Voss finished tied for second with Iowa Valley’s Anna Smith in the individual standings; HLV’s Tanner Taylor took first with an 87. Also contributing to EV’s team title was the trio of Sydnie Stephenson, Paige Hester and Jessica Riegel, who all had sub-100 days. Stephenson finished up with a score of 95, which got her fifth-place overall. Meanwhile, Hester and Riegel each ended their days with 99s, tying them for eighthplace overall. Claire Kingland finished outside of EV’s top four by shooting a 116. Logan Mork’s Sigourney Savages also had a solid day

at Knoll Ridge last Wednesday. The Savages were led by freshman Kendall Streigle, who tied for tenth place overall with a score of 100. In addition to Streigle, the Savages got good days from sophomore Stacy Mohr and junior Brooke Schroeder, who each finished with 103s. Tying with scores of 112 and bringing Sigourney’s final team tally to 418 were juniors Katie Dillon and Ashley Shadley. The Savages finished fourth as a team behind English Valleys, Iowa Valley (393) and North Mahaska (402). Keota’s lone golfer at SICLs came in the form of Grace Shemanski. Shemanski, a freshman, shot a 57 on her first nine holes and 50 on her second nine, bringing her final tally to 107. The Sigourney and Keota girls golf Regionals was Monday, May 19, at New London’s Deerwood Golf Course. Regional Finals, should Sigourney or Keota advance as a team or individually, is Tuesday, May 27, at Brooklyn-Victor Country Club. The Bears hosted the first round of Regionals on Monday. The Bears play at Reinbeck’s Oak Leaf Country Club on May 27.

Grimm & Garber Impress at SICLs 5-13 South Iowa Cedar League Golf Meet @ Brooklyn-Victor (boys) By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor Two of the most impressive performances at last Monday and Tuesday’s South Iowa Cedar League boys’ golf meet came from two of our area golfers. English Valleys’ Brennen Grimm and Tri-County’s Mason Garber finished first and third, respectively, at SICLs last week and gained great momentum heading into Sectionals at Keota. Grimm, a junior, took the individual conference crown by shooting a 38 on his first nine holes, followed by a 39 on his second nine, to finish with the day’s best score of 77. Meanwhile, Garber, a sophomore, finished with a 79 by shooting a 41 through his first nine and a 38 on his last nine holes. BGM’s Colton Ryan placed second (78) and helped lead the Bears to the team title (328). Grimm and his EV squad finished fifth as a team with a score of 356. Along with Grimm’s great day, the Bears got good efforts from Davis Axmear (92), Andrew Kerkove (92) and Adam Kerkove (95).

Finishing in sixth right behind English Valleys were the Sigourney Savages. Colby Kerkove led the way for Sigourney by shooting an 18-hole round of 86. Freshman Kaden Bensen had the second-best day of any Savage, finishing with a 92. Shane Swearingen shot a score of 95 and Jordan Albert came in at 96, bringing Sigourney’s team score to 369. In seventh place behind EV and Sigourney was Keota. The Eagles were paced by Grant Hill and Kolton Greiner, who each shot 87s. John Mather came through with Keota’s thirdbest day with a 97, while Zach Mousel and his score of 107 brought Keota’s team tally to 378. Because of a senior class trip, Tri-County’s only golfer at conference besides Garber was Chase Sellers, who finished with a score of 92. Each of the four area teams competed at Sectionals at Keota on Friday, May 16. Results were not available at press time. Full coverage of boys’ and girls’ (May 19) Sectionals will be in the May 28 edition of the News Review.

Photos by Adam Meier; top to bottom, left to right: 1) Dakota Thomas ran in TC’s distance medley; 2) Jake Brumbaugh let one fly in the discus; 3) Nick Watts cleared 5’6’’ at Districts; 4) Megan Striegel finished sixth in the shot put; 5) Sara Gragg took flight in the long jump and 6) Nikayla Dowd handed to Kristin Krumm during on of TC’s rainy relays.

Season Comes To a Close for TC Track 5-15 1A State Qualifying Meet @ Brooklyn

By Adam Meier, Regional Sports Editor As soon as it seemingly began, the track & field season ended for Tri-County last week. Both Tri-County’s boys’ and girls’ squads competed at last Thursday’s 1A State Qualifying Meet, but either

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failed to advance any athletes to State. TC’s boys’ team finished 11th out of 12 teams with 13 points, while its girls’ team finished tenth with 19 points. The TC boys’ most impressive relay finish at Districts came in the 4x100. The crew of Dalton Ehret, Kyle Leer, Nick Watts and Jake Brumbaugh finished in sixth-place and ran a time of 49.69 seconds. Also solid at Districts was TC’s 4x200; the same four runners placed seventh in a time of 1:46.22. Bringing home another seventh-place relay finish was the group of Walter McKay, Clay Harper, Joe Haberling and Ben Edmundson. The four of them made up TC’s 4x400 relay, which finished seventh in a time of 4:20.96. As for the individual events, Tri-County’s Jacob Bombei brought home the best finish for the Trojans, claiming sixth place in the 400 (59.45 seconds). Jake Brumbaugh also ran well

in the 200-meter dash, coming in eighth place with a time of 25.72 seconds. Nick Watts finished up his field-event career with a seventh-place finish and 5’6’’ mark in the high jump at BGM. Such has been the case for much of the season, the Tri-County girls had their best finishes in the field events. Megan Striegel placed sixth in both the shot put (28’9.5’’) and the discus (86’9’’), while Nikaya Dowd got seventh in the shot put (28’6’’). Natalie Steinke and Sara Gragg also turned in great showings in the long jump. Steinke, a freshman, finished in sixth-place with a mark of 13’5.5’’, while Gragg, a senior, placed seventh with a distance of 13’4.25’’. Gragg also brought home a pair of good finishes on the track. Gragg came in eighth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.41 seconds, and she was also part of TC’s 4x100. Gragg, along with Kristin Krumm, Emma Bair and Dowd, finished the 4x100 in a time of 1:00.49 and placed eighth.


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