The Grundy Register
Thursday, June 12, 2014
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Volume 90 – Number 24
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Revamped academy a rousing success By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — More than 50 local fourth- through eighthgrade golfers and prospective golfers had the chance to learn from one of their former peers last Thursday and Friday at the first revamped Grundy Center Golf Academy. Kyle Olson, a Grundy Center High School graduate who now makes his living as a club professional in Bonita Springs, Fla., came home to donate his time to the Academy and was joined by 10 other GCHS golf alumni as well as high school girls’ golf coach Rick Schupbach, who pioneered the academy in 1997. “I thought it went excellent,” Olson said. “It exceeded my expectations. The level of instruction, the cooperation of the kids … they were all very interested in learning and trying to get better.” “I don’t think it could have gone better,” Schupbach said. Schupbach said 51 kids were part of this year’s academy, a few more than in past years. He said there were also more of the older-level kids than in the past few years. “We were heavy with sixththrough eighth-graders, which had been our lower range,” Schupbach said. “It felt like in the past the older kids felt like they’d already been through it before.”
Golf professional Kyle Olson speaks to kids during a driving lesson at the Grundy Center Junior Golf Academy Friday. (John Jensen/The Grundy Register photo)
This year’s camp was set up with several stations and coaches at each one. Kids learned the finer points of driving, iron play, chipping and putting as well as rules and etiquette of the game. “We talked about the basic fundamentals of golf, and the level of instruction changed based on the age,” Olson said. More than the game itself, however, he said the most important lesson the kids learned was that the game is about more than themselves. “We were all doing this for free to give back to the community,” he said. “Mr. Schupbach talked about all of the instructors and their accomplishments, and I think it opened their eyes how many state championships there were. They saw us all caring enough about them that we were willing to give up our time to help them.” Olson said he was impressed by the talent of the kids at the academy. “It surprised me how much talent there is in Grundy Center,” he said. “A lot of it is raw talent, but there is a willingness to learn. “I could tell they wanted to be part of the tradition of Grundy Center golf,” he said. “I saw their eyes light up when Rick talked about me being a golf pro and about Jocilyn Onnen’s See GOLF ACADEMY page 2
Tornado safe room on track to open on time
After 19 years working with a generation of Grundy Center Middle School and High School students, Principal Steve VanderPol will be retiring at the end of the month. (John Jensen/The Grundy Register photo)
Empty hallways all that remain for VanderPol By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — Steve VanderPol wandered into the hall outside his office Thursday morning. Gone were the sounds of students walking between classes, talking about their date the previous Saturday and why the B-minus they received on their algebra test was so unfair. There was no sound of lockers and no smell of lunch wafting from the cafeteria. Nineteen years as principal at Grundy Center Junior-Senior High School was enough. More than three decades teaching and serving in school administration was enough. All that was left were memories. “ It’s just been a great run … absolutely a fabulous run because of the staff, students and community I work with,” he said. VanderPol came to Grundy Center after two years teaching at East Central High School and 10 years teaching and serving as a building principal at Ackley-Geneva.
“Grundy Center was progressive and held themselves to do the right things,” he said. “It was ‘Do it with class or we don’t do it at all.’ That’s the progressiveness of the community. Of all those things, was the attraction.” He was coming to serve as high school principal after a challenging time as a 6-12 principal at A-G. Ironically, his position in Grundy Center evolved to a similar role. “I always tell people that the reason I knew I had to do something different (than Ackley-Geneva) was when I had just gotten upset, had a one-sided conversation with a senior and then a sixth-grader did something with a locker, messing around, and I got angry with him. It was two separate things and I did a lousy job of dealing with that at that time. They’re different — I can’t treat a sixth-grader like a senior … I did a terrible job and that was kind of a trigger point.” Since coming to Grundy Center, VanderPol said he has worked
hard to build relationships with the school’s teachers, students and parents. “It is the single most important thing you need to have,” he said. “In any organization, in any single thing you do, if they don’t trust you … you’ve got nothing. If you don’t trust the person you’re not going to follow them anywhere. If they trust you, you’ve got a shot. “One of my favorite stories is a girl that never took an art class until spring of her junior year,” he said. “You had to take an art class before you graduated, and she fell in love with it and now has a degree in graphic arts. Things like that where you can offer different things to different kids are important in a small school.” VanderPol said the best times are when he sees that student who graduated years before come up to him, even for a quick visit. “I saw one at graduation, his See VANDERPOL page 10
What’s Happening Friday, June 13 Relay for Life Spartan Stadium 5 - 11 p.m. Saturday, June 14 Wade Freese Benefit Reinbeck Memorial Building 2-7 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Father’s Day
Tuesday, June 17 Grundy Women’s Connection Community Center 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 Grundy Center Blood Drive Community Center 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
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Tractorcade invades Dike Tractors invaded Dike Tuesday as part of WMT Radio’s Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade. Dike-New Hartford High School was a lunch stop for the second day of the three-day event, which is based in Waterloo this year. More pictures from the event will be printed in next week’s Grundy Register. (John Jensen/The Grundy Register photo) The Grundy Register, P.O. Box 245, Grundy Center, IA 50638 Phone: (319) 824-6958 • Fax: (319) 824-6288 • E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — When Grundy Center fifth-graders return to class next fall, they will have brand new lockers and classrooms … a place so new that the carpet will smell fresh off the sales floor. The new space on the south side of Grundy Center Junior-Senior High School will have a much greater purpose than classrooms, however. It will create a safety area unlike that at most other school buildings in Iowa. The school’s tornado safe room is on target to be completed at least by the scheduled Aug. 6 completion date. Cassi Murra, superintendent in Grundy Center Community School District, said the room is on pace to be completed even a little early if the weather holds out. Last week Cardinal Construction of Waterloo began putting the core deck on the facility, which is built to withstand winds of 250 mph and to be able to resist a 15-pound 2 x 4 board traveling 100 miles per hour. The facility’s walls and ceilings will be 18 inches thick and enforced with rebar. Murra said the tornado safe room plan came about as the need for more classroom space became apparent. The District applied to FEMA for funding and received approval last year. Construction began in October and stopped for the winter before restarting in March. When completed, the facility will consist of three fifth-grade classrooms as well as smaller classroom space for Middle School special education and talented-and-gifted programs. The current fifth-grade classrooms are being converted to Middle School science rooms. The facility’s $1.2 million cost funded is being split by FEMA and the school district. FEMA-eligible expenses, including the tornadosafe area, are $803,000, 85 percent of which comes from FEMA and the remainder from the school district. The district is also responsible for the cost of fixtures and furnishing the structure as well as for the vestibule that will connect the safe room to the main school building. In the case of emergency, Murra said it will take less than two minutes to evacuate the main school into the safe area. The area will have a rated capacity of 483, easily enough to accommodate the 400 people who are at the junior-senior high on an average day. The building will be available for the public to use in case of emergency when school is not in session. Murra said a likely scenario is that law enforcement, first responders and some school personnel will have access to keys to the building and would open it in the event of an impending crisis. One of the things people have asked, Murra said, is if students at the nearby Grundy Center Elementary will also be evacuated to the building if the need arises. “Elementary students will not try to get there,” she said. “Being a couple of blocks away, the risk of having them in transition is too great. If the community ever supports doing an addition to that building, I would encourage them to do a tornado shelter for those students.” Regular school construction cost averages about $75 per square foot, according to Murra, while construction of a tornado safe area costs between $125 and $150 per See SAFE ROOM page 2
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Grundy NEWS Register Golf Academy
From page 1 multiple state championships and about Ryan Kiewiet being an AllAmerican in college.” The students got to see Grundy Center’s tradition with their own eyes during the banquet following Thursday and Friday’s instruction as all 15 Grundy Center state
championship trophies (13 girls and two boys) were on display. During the banquet, which was required attendance for those wishing to get their fees from the academy back in scholarship form when they graduate from high school, Olson, Cassie Nelson and Kirby Schmidt spoke about the virtues of golfing at a
young age and about the importance of supporting the local golf club. “Hopefully (the golfers’) parents could see that it’s a family atmosphere and about growing as a person as well as about growing as a golfer,” Schupbach said. Schupbach said the academy would not have been possible without
the support of the Town and Country Golf Club as well as sponsor GNB. Since the academy started, it has awarded 256 scholarships worth approximately $23,000 to students who have been part of it when they graduate from high school.
Grundy Register Bulletin Board ... Construction workers raise a section of the room the Grundy Center Junior-Senior High School’s tornado safe room last week. (Courtesy photo)
From page 1 square foot. Grundy Center’s facility will be one of just 40 such structures in the state, 33 of which are located at schools. According to a story in the May 6 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, eight of the projects, including Grundy Center’s are still under construction. Many of the structures are in the area, with two in Black Hawk County and one each in Butler, Bremer, Tama and Benton
Counties. According to the story, total cost of the 40 facilities is $42 million. “It’s probably one of the things I am most proud of,” Murra said of the facility. “I was in the area when Parkersburg and New Hartford were hit and got to walk through it. Being in the area and knowing that we needed construction space. it was worth the hours and the time and the energy to help put that application together.”
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Blood drive set for June 18 in Grundy Center
GRUNDY CENTER — Lifeserve Blood Center will host a Grundy Center Community blood drive Wednesday, June 18 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Grundy Center Community Center.
PEO chapter seeks Herbert Quick School memories
GRUNDY CENTER — Grundy Center PEO Chapter AR, a philanthropic educational organization for women, is working on a project for the Herbert Quick School House (Colfax No. 9) located in Orion Park. The group is seeking memories from people who attended the school. Please send any information about this to Mary Doak,804 Walden Lane, Grundy Center, IA 50638.
Alzheimer group to meet June 19
GRUNDY CENTER — The Alzheimer Support Group will meet Thursday, June 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Place Assisted Living Center, 95 D Avenue, Grundy Center. The program will be “Picture It – How Art Helps People with Dementia.” For more information call Cathi at 319-824-5674.
Grundy Center Sports Hall of Fame to host fund-raiser
GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center Sports Hall of Fame will host a three-person best shot golf fund-raiser Thursday, July 10, the day before the start of the Felix Grundy Festival, at Town and Country Golf Course. The tournament will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start, two teams per tee. The tournament is open to anybody, with proceeds going to help fund the Hall of Fame Board and plaques located at Grundy Center High School. The 2014 Grundy Center Hall of Fame class includes Dana Schmidt,
Steve Bergman, Roger Peters, Randy Peters and Clint Young. Induction ceremonies will be at noon on Saturday, July 12. You may enter individually, in pairs or fill out your team with three or your group with six. For more information, including entry fees, e-mail rick.briggs27@ gmail.com or call Rick Briggs at 319-269-3390. Entries may be made by contacted Town and Country Golf Club, 319-824-3712 or by sending registrations to Rick Briggs, 807 12th Street, Grundy Center, IA 50638.
Benefit set for Reinbeck man stricken with cancer
REINBECK — A fund-raiser is planned for Saturday (June 14) to help the family of Wade Freese of Reinbeck with expenses related to treatment of cancer. Freese was diagnosed in October, 2010 with light chain multiple myeloma. After undergoing treatment at that time, the cancer returned, and he has been undergoing treatments since January. The benefit will run from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Reinbeck Memorial Building and will feature goodwill donation dinner and auction. Donations may also be made a Veridian Credit Union for Wade and Shelley Freese.
Harkin aide to host Grundy County meeting
DES MOINES—Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) announced today that his aide, Tom Larkin, will visit Grundy County on Thursday, June 19, as part of a summer tour highlighting Harkin’s partnership with Iowa communities through the years. The In the Footsteps of History Tour will include all Iowa counties and feature local projects aimed at keeping Iowa communities healthy and safe, keeping communities thriving through targeted education, research, and economic development projects and promoting local agriculture and conservation, while mitigating disasters. The media is invited to attend. Larkin will meet with local officials at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center to discuss how
federal funding provided by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and secured by Harkin has made the community safer. Since 2004, Grundy County has received more than $294,000 from the DOJ for transitional housing assistance, the purchase of police equipment, and programs to keep the community drug-free.
ing florals, real and silk. The special guest speaker will be Tracy Hoth of Kansas City, who teaches audiences how to conquer clutter with memorable acronyms, (using beginning letters of words), personal stories and energy. To make reservations to attend, contact Lavonne at 319-345-2344; Yvonne at 319-824-6494; Pat at 319-988-3544; Patsy at 641-4732928; Carol A. at 319-989-2034; Marion at 641-869-5288; Jean at 319-478-2502 or Denise at 319239-8507.
Grundy Chamber event to feature networking, Spartan Booster education “Eat Think and Drink” is the title Club hosting given to a new series of events sponsored by the Grundy Center Cham- member drive ber of Commerce that are designed to give local business owners and organizations a chance to learn important marketing techniques in an informal setting. All Grundy Center Chamber of Commerce members and friends are invited to attend the event on Monday evening, June 30 at the Town and Country Golf Club. “Expand Your Business Through Partnerships & Marketing Techniques” is the topic of the evening’s presentation, provided by Kim Heller, PhD. Heller is a trainer and facilitator in Leadership and Organizational Development and serves as the Executive Director of the Clarion, Iowa Chamber & Development office. The evening begins with networking, appetizers and a cash bar from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Please phone the Chamber of Commerce office at 319-825-3838 or email chamber@ gcmuni.net to RSVP.
Women’s Connection to host June luncheon
Grundy County Women’s Connection extends an invitation to their June luncheon June 17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Grundy Center. All area women are invited to attend. Following the luncheon two Grundy Center businesses will be featured. Stephanie Larson of Stylish Living will present home decor and accessories for our homes while Chasity VanZuck of Blooming Designs will give some new ideas us-
The Grundy Center Spartan Booster Club is currently hosting its annual membership drive. Membership forms are due June 25. For more information, or to download a membership form, visit www.spartanpride.net and click on the activities tab. You may also call Emily Hendricks, 319-824-6048 or M. Jansen, 319-415-6653.
Spots still open for City Wide Garage Sale
GRUNDY CENTER — Grundy Community Preschool and Childcare Center is still accepting participants for the City Wide Garage Sales to be held June 27 and 28. Call 319825-3565 by June 18 to register.
Fair Board seeks entries in mud volleyball tourney
GRUNDY CENTER— The Grundy County Fair Board has announced the Dirty Open Mud Volleyball tournament will be held Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m. at the 2014 Grundy County Fair. Teams register the day of the tournament and can sign up in the fair office at the fairgrounds. Teams can have up to eight players and must have two girls on each team. The entire 2014 Fair Schedule will be released soon. Visit our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ TheGrundyCountyFair for more details or visit our website at www. GrundyCountyFair.com.
Grundy NEWS Register
Local races uncontested in primary Local voters favor Ernst, Branstad in statewide races
By JOHN JENSEN The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER — With no contested county races on the ballot, local Democrats and Republicans had only to share their opinions on several contested state races in last Tuesday’s primary election. The state’s most contentious primary was one-sided in Grundy County, with Joni Ernst earning 66.7 percent of the local vote on her way to earning the statewide nomination. Sam Clovis was the second choice of Grundy County voters, though with just 13.8 percent support, while Mark Jacobs had just 13.1 percent support in third place. Statewide, Ernst finished with 56.1 percent of the vote while Clovis had 18 percent and Jacobs 16.8 percent. Ernst will face Congressman Bruce Braley in the Nov. 4 general election. Braley, who ran unopposed on the Democratic ballot, received support from every Grundy County Democrat who voted in the race. Statewide, Braley received more than 99 percent of votes cast. Gov. Terry Branstad earned the Republican nomination to run for reelection as Iowa’s governor, winning overwhelmingly over national political activist Tom Hoefling. Branstad garnered 83 percent of the statewide vote and 79.5 percent of votes cast in Grundy County. He will face Democrat Jack Hatch in the general election after Hatch ran unopposed for the Democratic nomination. He received 99.3 percent of statewide votes cast and every vote cast in the race in Grundy County. On the county side, Republicans nominated Harlyn Riekena for Board of Supervisors District 2, Mark Schildroth for Supervisor District 4, Brenda Noteboom for Treaserer, Travis Case for Recorder and Erika Allen for County Attorney. Each will run unopposed in November’s general election, as no local Democrats sought the position. If elected, Case would replace retiring County Recorder Chuck Kruse while Allen would replace County Attorney Kirby Schmidt, who did not seek reelection. OTHER STATEWIDE PRIMARY RACES were unopposed. Pat Grassley earned the Republican nomination for the District 50 seat and will face Grundy Center Democrat Doris Fritz in the general election. Bill Dix earned the Republican nomination for the State Senate District 25 seat and will run unopposed, as there were no declared Democratic candidates for the seat. Brad Anderson won the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State and will face Republican Paul Pate in the general election after both ran unopposed for their nomination, while Republican Bill Northey won the nomination for Secretary of Agriculture and will face Sherrie Taha in the general election. Republican Mary Mosiman will face Democrat Jonathan Neiderbach in the general election after both ran unopposed in their respective primaries. Democrat Michael Fitzgerald will run unopposed for the State Treasurer position after he was the only candidate from either political party to take out papers for the primary, while Democrat Tom Miller will run unopposed for Attorney General as the lone declared candidate.
Betty Jean Baker Hansen
Betty J. Baker Hansen, 86, of Reinbeck, formerly of Cedar Falls, passed away October 25, 2013, at the Parkview Manor in Reinbeck while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 19 at 11 at the Engelkes-Abels Dike Chapel, 680 Main St., Dike. Inurnment will follow lunch at the Hillside Cemetery in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to the family where they will make a donation to the charity of their choice. Online condolences for the family may be left at www. abelsfuneralhomes.com.
Grundy County Primary Election Results Republican Primary Results
United States Senator Precinct Joni Ernst Sam Clovis Mark Jacobs Matt Whitaker Scott Schaben
1 81 22 14 7 3
2 36 9 8 3 0
3 83 22 5 7 0
4 41 6 8 8 0
5 89 19 12 1 0
6 123 24 20 14 0
7 97 17 25 8 1
Absentee 47 5 25 6 0
Total 597 124 117 54 4
% of Votes 66.6 13.8 13.1 6.0 0.4
Precinct Steve King Write-ins
1 113 0
2 48 0
3 102 0
4 61 0
5 113 0
6 160 0
7 129 2
Absentee 77 0
Total 803 0
% of Votes 99.8 0.2
Precinct Terry Branstad Tom Hoefling Write-ins
1 93 27 2
2 45 11 0
3 88 26 0
4 52 11 0
5 97 19 0
6 141 35 0
7 112 34 0
Absentee 69 15 0
Total 697 178 2
% of Votes 79.5 20.3 0.2
Precinct Paul D. Pate Write ins
1 104 1
2 46 0
3 95 0
4 57 0
5 98 0
6 152 0
7 127 0
Absentee 76 0
Total 755 1
% of Votes 99.9 0.1
Precinct Mary Mosiman Write-ins
1 98 0
2 48 0
3 87 0
4 55 1
5 99 0
6 148 0
7 125 0
Absentee 77 0
Total 737 1
% of Votes 99.9 0.1
% of Votes 100.0
1 113 0
2 47 0
3 94 0
4 58 0
5 105 0
6 157 1
7 136 0
Absentee 80 0
Total 790 1
% of Votes 99.9 0.1
Precinct Write ins
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Bill Dix Write ins
1 108 1
2 49 0
3 95 0
4 60 0
5 99 0
6 160 0
7 133 0
Absentee 75 0
Total 779 1
% of Votes 99.7 0.3
Precinct Pat Grassley Write ins
1 115 0
2 45 1
3 99 3
4 62 0
5 110 2
6 168 1
7 135 0
Absentee 81 0
Total 815 7
% of Votes 99.1 0.9
3 91 4
4 56 1
Absentee 16 1
Total 163 6
% of Votes 96.4 3.6
United States Representative, District 4
Secretary of State
Audtior of State
Treasurer of State
State Secretary of Agriculture Precinct Bill Northey Write ins
State Attorney General State Senator - District 25
State Representative - District 50
County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Precinct Harlyn Riekena Write ins
County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Mark A Schildroth Write-ins
Precinct Brenda J. Noteboom Write ins
1 118 0
2 54 0
3 102 0
4 60 0
5 111 0
6 163 1
7 141 0
Absentee 80 0
Total 829 1
% of Votes 99.9 0.1
Precinct Travis Case Write ins
1 117 1
2 45 0
3 78 1
4 52 0
5 101 0
6 149 0
7 120 0
Absentee 69 0
Total 731 2
% of Votes 99.7 0.3
Precinct Erika L. Allen Write ins
1 100 0
2 46 0
3 85 1
4 52 0
5 100 0
6 147 0
7 131 0
Absentee 70 0
Total 731 1
% of Votes 99.1 0.1
Democrat Primary Results
United States Senator Precinct Bruce Braley
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Jim Mowrer
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Jack Hatch
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Brad Anderson
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Jonathan Neiderbach
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Michael L. Fitzgerald
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Sherrie Taha
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Tom Miller
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Write ins
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct Doris Fritz
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct 1 2 3 No declared candidate; No write-in votes cast
% of Votes
Precinct 1 2 3 No declared candidate; No write-in votes cast
% of Votes
Precinct Write ins
% of Votes 100.0
Precinct 1 2 3 No declared candidate; No write-in votes cast
% of Votes
Precinct Write ins`
% of Votes 100.0
United States Representative, District 4 Governor Secretary of State Audtior of State Treasurer of State
State Secretary of Agriculture State Attorney General State Senator - District 25
State Representative - District 50
County Board of Supervisors, District 2 County Board of Supervisors, District 4 County Treasurer County Recorder County Attorney
State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald’s Each year millions of dollars in unclaimed money are reported to the office of the treasurer of state. All names listed are from the last reporting period and are reported as being owed $100 or more. Unclaimed property can be forgotten savings or checking accounts, utility refunds or deposits, uncashed benefit checks, lost stock and abandoned safe deposit box contents. If your name is listed or you are an heir to one of the names listed, go to greatiowatreasurehunt.com to print your claim form today. Treasure seekers may also write to State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald, Great Iowa Treasure Hunt, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319. You will be asked to prove ownership.
Print your claim form today at
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Haren Douglas J, 18094 270th St Hogle Ann, 24971 E Ave Hogle Edward K, 24971 E Ave Ooms Sharon Ruby, 18891 Q Ave Wetzel Lisa E, 20258 P Ave Wetzel Nathan J, 20258 P Ave Reinbeck Bulanek Amy Lynn, 33521 230th St Deberg Sandra E, 307 Commercial St Giesking Eldon R, 307 5th St Koch Avis R, 23449 X Ave Lindner Max B, 1007 Blackhawk St Worrell Nellie, 1031 Blackhawk St
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Stout Konken Randy, Po Box 292 2014234955 Taylor Pamela S, 100 Sawyer St Po Box 305 2014225491 Wellsburg Bell Candice J,610 S Madison St Box 145 2014031631 Claassen Lucille, Po Box 368 2014225492 Frerichs John M, 2014004180 Nichols Elnora, 503 N Monroe Po Box 164 2014235116 Thill Vernessa, 801 Washington St 2014003998
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Albert Brandl, age 89, of Reinbeck/Grundy Center passed away June 3, 2014, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Reinbeck. Services were held June 11 and St Gabriel Catholic Church, 21275 U Ave, Reinbeck. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com. He was born in Carroll County on May 5, 1925, to Fred and Adelheid Brandl. Upon graduation from high school, Albert entered the military, serving in the Air Force. While in the Air Force, Albert was stationed in Germany during the Korean War, and worked as an airplane mechanic. This gave him the desire to always tinker with things around the house. Albert met and married the love of his life Helen McMaster. In almost 60 years of marriage, there was hardly a cross word between the two. Albert’s family will always remember him as a modest, yet hard working and determined man. Albert was a good man and great husband and father. He enjoyed playing pool, bowling and shuffle board. Albert is survived by his wife Helen; children Cathy (Bruce) Koopman, Joan (Bob) Palashewski, Tom Brandl, and Mark Brandl; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Albert was preceded in death by his parents; four siblings; and son, Todd Brandl.
Roger Paul Ladehoff passed away June 8, 2014, at Southridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family. A Celebration of his life will be on Thursday, June 12 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook at 11 a.m. Family will greet friends prior to the service at 10 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Roger was the son of Alden and Alice Brumm Ladehoff. He was born on May 9, 1932, on a farm in Tama County near Gladbrook. His family later moved to a farm near Beaman where Roger grew up and later farmed that land until he retired in 2002. Roger graduated from Beaman High School in 1949 and he was a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook and a chartered member of the Gladbrook Jaycees. Roger married Nancy Anderson in 1963 and they were blessed with over 50 years of marriage. Together they raised five children: Kelly (Jim) Hoover of Beaman, Julie Winningham of Colorado, Mike (Kim) Ladehoff of Marshalltown, Jay (Claudia) Ladehoff of Virginia and Holly Riemenschneider of Marshalltown, grandchildren: Brett Ladehoff, Alexis Hatch, Allison and Megan Riemenschneider and Kayla and Olivia Ladehoff along with many foster grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Roger loved his time working as a farmer on his families Century Farm. His ultimate enjoyment was raising their five children and attending the many activities of their grandchildren with Nancy. He enjoyed being part of their birthday group and spending quality time with their many friends. Left to cherish his memory is his wife; children; grandchildren; and his sister, Peggy (Gerald) Ralston of Marshalltown along with many other relatives.
Farmers Market Notes
The 2014 of the Grundy Centers Farmer’s Market season is off to a great start. Every evening we have had beautiful weather and lots to offer. We have a large variety of produce available including asparagus and cucumbers, refreshing herbs and lots of yummy baked goods from cinnamon rolls, scones, pies and cookies and much more. We also have new craft vendors offering a wide selection of home made crafts. Christie's Kitchen has prepared dinner items to eat while you enjoy the market or to take home. So stop by and check out our expanded farmers market. Market is Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm Court House Square.
Grundy Family YMCA Notes
A NEW SENIOR ZUMBA class will start at the Y on Wednesday, June 18th. Class will meet for 4 weeks on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30am-10:00am in the Grundy Center High School Commons. Open to all adults 60 & older. Free to YMCA members. Call 8256210 with questions. YMCA DANCE CAMP BEGINS NEXT WEEK! This program is open to all kids coming out of grades K-2, and will be taught by two members of the Grundy Center Dance Team. The kids will learn basic dance movements and skills, and will even learn a dance routine! If you are interested in signing up for this program, please contact Audrey at the Y!
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Grassley Q & A: Flag Day
Memory Lane A Look back through The Grundy Register
Compiled by Lisa Kanagy 10 Years Ago This Week - 2004 • Janet Sandell named ‘ABC’ award winner, going Above & Beyond the Call for exemplary volunteer service to the community • The Farm Bureau Women’s committee adopts a block of the Barn Quilts of the Grundy County project, theirs was County Fair • ‘Hometown Heroes’ is the theme for this years’ Felix Grundy Festival • Ronda Kruger celebrated Tuesday after scoring a hole-in-one at The Town & Country Gold Club • Wellsburg is alive with the American spirit - with flowers in red, white and blue hung all around • Center Theatre - The Day After Tomorrow
25 Years Ago This Week - 1989
• The book ‘Common Houses in America’s Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley’ features Grundy Center about the everyday, single family houses • Golfers will compete in the ‘Longest Day of Golf’ and will benefit the American Cancer Society • Paul and Sylvia Jansen will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house • The Wellsburg library days featured several people who took the 50 children ‘Around The World’ • Grundy Center softball took first place last weekend in the ENP Classic • The area’s most exciting (toy) boat race will be at Wolf Creek Recreation Area on Saturday • Cottage Cheese - $1.09 • Center Theatre - The Dream Team
50 Years Ago This Week - 1964
• The Harms Hardware store building was sold at auction Saturday for $250, Bob Venenga bought the building and lot • Mrs. Lamka Anderson, Miss Martha Steinmeyer from Ft. Dodge and Wendy Barrell from New York City left Monday on a tour to many different points in Europe • Miss Marie Crosser and Richard Geiken were married on June 6 • Rev. John F. Schortinghuis is the 25th minister to serve St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in its 100 year history in Wellsburg • 435 4-H girls and mothers attended the annual meeting on June 6 as they initiated Mrs. Fred Coulter Jr. as an honorary 4-H member • Several hundred boys and girls have thronged to downtown Grundy Center the first of this week to the ‘Kiddie Days’ at the block-long midway of 5¢ rides • Butter - 59¢ per lb. • Center Theater - Sunday in New York, also starting are the free kiddie matinees every Saturday
75 Years Ago This Week - 1939
• Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Rogers received congratulations from many of their friends on Monday in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary in the same house where they were married • About 1,106 REA customers pay average of $4 per month that are served with the light and power over and rural electric lines that have been erected in the last two years • Grundy County farms average 178 acres in size, this is much above the average throughout the state, which is 164.1 acres • Ferris wheel will be at the Grundy Center Fun Days later in June • The annual Palermo No. 8 picnic was held at the Grundy Center park with 70 in attendance, after the picnic were games and visiting, and officers were chosen for next year • Red raspberries - #10 can - 49¢ • New Grundy Theatre - Heritage of The Desert
As we get into the heart of summer, it’s time to start thinking about summer vacations. Whether you have a cabin in Minnesota where you like to get away or just motor to the river for a couple of days, its great to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. I have called myself a nomad on more than one occasion in these paragraphs, and there’s a good reason for that — I really don’t have a hometown. While that’s hard to understand for those of you who grew up in and around Grundy County (or even Iowa) and have been here all your life, I can tell you it’s a unique feeling. And it’s not just me; it was also my parents. After growing up in Massachusetts, Dad went to college in Indiana, and he and Mom have lived in Illinois, Vermont, Ohio (twice) and Florida since then. The great thing about Mom and Dad having grown up elsewhere is that it made for a natural vacation, and we went about every year until I was in high school. Both my sets of grandparents had summer places in one of the northern East Coast’s better vacation areas, Cape Cod. The Jensens lived on a nice lot near Eastham (just beyond where the hook of the Cape turns north) and mom’s parents had a summer home less than an hour’s drive away, near Yarmouth (pronounced Yahmoth by the locals — there’s no such thing as an R in the New England dialect). Though we stayed with the Jensens when we visited (they had a little more room than mom’s folks), we always spent a lot of time with both. Those visits were about the only time that I saw aunts, uncles and cousins, who still to this day live in or near New England. The trips I remember were from Michigan and Ohio — they were long trips, but not unbearably long. We would always take two days, though with today’s improved roads and faster speed limits, it wouldn’t be that hard to make the Ohio to Massachusetts run in a single day. Dad did all the driving, as Mom wasn’t fond of driving interstates (and isn’t to this day). My job was to keep myself occupied with the many books and puzzles we would always bring along. One of my favorite ways to pass the time was the license plate game — simply seeing how many states I could spot. You could find most states east of the Mississippi River pretty easily as well as states of the upper Midwest like Minnesota, Missouri and even Iowa (back in the time when Iowa was a foreign land to me). Larger states of the West like California, Texas and Colorado weren’t all that uncommon, nor were
An Iowa Lynching By SUE ECKHOFF
Letter to the editor This letter is in response to former Farm Bureau president, Craig Lang’s guest column in The Courier, “Clean Line Project Good Investments in Iowa.” Mr. Lang, what is ‘trumped-up” with over 2,000 landowners having an easement forced upon them through eminent domain by a few billionaire investors? Granting a franchise to the Rock Island Clean Line project would set a terrible precedent for a non-regulated, non-public, private company to use the power of eminent domain. Could it be that RICL is using you and your “Windward Iowa” company as a ruse to promote this project to the public? Did you think we would forget that in February when you announced the start-up of your company, you said you were not going to take a stand on the Rock Island Clean Line project? Now, you are touting the project as the best thing since sliced bread and you are wholeheartedly supporting it. If RICL is so willing to work with landowners as you say, then why has RICL been so unwilling to release its business model? What are they trying to hide? If this is such a great project, why have over 1,000 landowners filed objections with the Iowa Utilities Board? Wind farms can be built anywhere in the U.S., this long haul transmission line is not necessary.
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the eastern provinces of Canada. If you caught a rare state like Wyoming, Oregon or Alaska, that was a treat. Though I took it for granted back then, because it was all I knew, I now realize how wonderful a place we had to visit. Grammy and Gramps (the Jensens) had a place within walking distance of Cape Cod Bay and access to a private beach that was ideal for swimming. Many people I know in Iowa have never been to the ocean, and just seeing it would be a big deal. Cape Cod Bay was an extension of the ocean ... the ocean itself was maybe a 10-minute drive away. Life on the Cape is a shockingly different culture than you’ll find most places. Particularly when you get toward the eastern end of it, Cape Cod almost has the feel of a large fishing village, not unlike our farm towns of the Midwest. Both my grandfathers loved to fish - Gramps had a small boat and a lobster license, with pots in one of the harbors that we would pull while visiting. He and Dad knew the good spots to dig clams as well. My other grandfather spent much of his free time fishing as well, though I’m not as sure where he went or what he fished for. Fresh seafood was another thing I just took for granted until I got older — it was something we had (whenever we vacationed at least), so I figured everyone had it. Though Dad loved his lobster and clams, they were not my favorites, though there was plenty of other seafood that I enjoyed. Someday soon, maybe even next summer, I want to return to New England to see some of those things again — things Mom and Dad pointed out that I kind of shrugged my shoulders about, the way an 11-year-old does. There were a lot of things I took for granted that I wouldn’t as an adult. • • • I’d like to take a few minutes this week to congratulate a couple of members of our team for reaching their one-year anniversary with our company. Rob Maharry’s anniversary with The Conrad Record was last week, while Lisa Kanagy’s anniversary here at The Register is later this month. I couldn’t be happier for both of them. Rob isn’t somebody you see a lot here at The Register, but he is someone I work really closely with. I can honestly say that he’s the best news partner I’ve worked with ... both here or anywhere else. Rob’s position with The Record is similar to mine except that he does all of the sports for that paper (which covers only one school district) and covers some of the smaller towns around the area a little differently than we do. I’ve had the chance to mentor him and teach a little, and he’s done a good job learning on the fly. I’ve told him all along that this job gets easier the second time through. Good news my friend ... you’re to that point. Lisa stepped into Joyce Wardall’s spot when Joyce retired last year and is the person most likely to greet you when you come to our office. She takes care of our classified ads and many other smaller accounts, while also helping with a variety of office-related duties. This is her first time working with a newspaper, and she’s caught on well. Joyce did so much for us, a lot of which our publisher, Clint, and I don’t know how to do, and that’s all stuff that Lisa’s had to learn ... much of it just by looking back and seeing what was done in the past. One of the fun things about newspaper work is that it’s rarely the same thing from day to day — we never know what challenges we’ll face. Lisa’s done a great job catching onto things and has brought some fresh new perspectives to things as well. Congratulations to both these people.
Bernard Schnell, Parkersburg
Grundy County Heritage Museum In its early years, Iowa had some wilder days. A story of those days is recounted in the lynching that occurred near Harlan, Iowa in the 1870’s. A young man was caught and his companion killed by a posse in Buck Grove in Shelby, County, after they had murdered a Marne, Iowa man. A crowd of around five hundred gathered at the edge of the woods after the capture, and demanded a hanging. A rope was placed around the fugitive’s neck, and he was taken to a large bridge for the execution. Just then, Sheriff Rainbow of Shelby County, rode up and talked to the crowd, asking that the boy be allowed to stand trial and for the law to take its course. Seeing that this was probably not going to happen with the mindset of the crowd, Sheriff Rainbow decided to outsmart them. He stood on a wagon in the middle of the bridge and announced he would take a vote. All those who were for hanging were to gather at the east end of the bridge, those against it were to gather at the west. Then, as the crowd moved to the east to vote for lynching, the sheriff lashed the horses into action, and with the frightened young man, took off in the opposite direction, safely beating the crowd to Harlan, where he quickly lodged the young man in the county jail. However, the sheriff’s quick thinking was to no avail. Late that night a chanting mob stormed the jail, carried the struggling youth to a nearby woods, where in the eerie light of a full moon the boy was struck up to the In the eyes of frontier Iowa, justice had been rendered, and a wrong avenged at the end of a length of rope.
Question: Why celebrate Flag Day? Answer: Flag Day observes the anniversary of the adoption of the “Stars and Stripes” on June 14, 1777, as the national flag of the United States of America. The alternating red and white stripes represent the 13 original colonies. The white stars reflected the “new constellation” as observed by John Adams at the Continental Congress. For more than two centuries, Old Glory has united Americans in times of war and peace, serving as an inalienable symbol of freedom, patriotism and civic purpose. The majestic presentation of the red, white and blue, from classrooms to cemeteries, sports arenas, courtrooms, front porches and town squares serves as a visible salute to those who have fought to defend individual liberty, freedoms, self-governance and our American way of life. Singing the National Anthem and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance are common rituals that bring together classmates, teammates, friends and neighbors. Every year on June 14, Flag Day offers an opportunity for households, businesses and communities across the country to display the flag and show unity to our unique heritage. Displaying the flag also pays tribute to America’s fallen heroes, members of the Armed Forces and our veterans who have defended liberty and justice in service and sacrifice to our nation so that we may live as a free people in a free society. Question: What does the U.S. flag symbolize? Answer: For generations of Americans and freedom-loving people around the world, the U.S. flag symbolizes independence from tyranny. Since the Declaration of Independence in 1776, Americans have laid down their lives, sacrificing blood and treasure to defend the sacred principles upon which our nation was founded. Seventy summers ago, Americans led Allied Forces to storm the beachheads of Normandy to liberate a continent under siege. Young men in uniform, many of whom were scarcely past puberty, accepted a mission borne with the gravest of risks. Holding fast to the courage of their convictions, the grace of Providence and the blessings of faith, family and fraternity, these freedom fighters scaled the cliffs, launched a hazardous amphibious assault and stormed the shoreline under an unimaginable hailstorm of enemy artillery. Bound by love of country, duty, loyalty and honor, the bravest of the brave changed the course of history on the early morning hours of June 6, 1944. Thanks in large measure to their courageous service, the D-Day Invasion paved a path to peace and prosperity for posterity. Let us not forget their sacrifice or the sacrifices of those who would follow in their footsteps, wearing the uniform with honor and distinction in service to our country to defeat the evils of tyranny and hatred. Upholding the noble goodness of their cause calls for a renewed commitment to a common purpose. Old Glory represents the sacred ideals that galvanize us as a nation, from our darkest hours to our greatest triumphs. Let us lead by example so that our youngest generations will embrace the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Seven decades ago, the heroes of D-Day lit the lamp of liberty halfway around the world. Let us make sure it continues to shine brightly for generations to come. Be strong stewards of our system of self-governance. Vote. Volunteer. Make a difference through public or military service. Embrace our system of free enterprise as a job creator, entrepreneur and productive member of the taxpaying public. On Flag Day and every day in between, let’s make good on the everyday responsibilities of citizenship and fulfill our debt of gratitude to the extraordinary sacrifice of those who have given above and beyond the call of duty.
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Grundy SOCIAL EVENTS Register News from Ivester
Thank you to everyone who sent cards for my birthday. I enjoyed hearing from all of you. Leola Hook Thank you to everyone who came to my retirement party and for the gifts and gifts of your time. Eldon, I’m coming for coffee, put on your housecoat. Barb Rose
Area students graduate from Allen College
WATERLOO — Area strudens received degrees from Allen College. The College awarded 141 degrees at its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 9 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Allen College conferred 17 Associate of Science in Radiography degrees, eight Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees, 67 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees and 49 Master of Science of Nursing degrees. Grundy Center: Jennifer Appel, Magna Cum Laude, Associate of Science in Radiography New Hartford: Alyssa Cordes, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Beaman: Rachel Linnenbrink, Master of Science in Nursing
Chapter AR, P.E.O. meeting
The regular meeting of Chapter AR, P.E.O .was held on Saturday, June 7, at 9:30 a.m. at the Kling Memorial Library. Janelle Onnen served refreshments in honor of her daughter, Jayme Freye’s graduation from Iowa State School of Veterinarian Medicine and securing a job with the Monticello Vet Clinic in Monticello, Iowa. Carole Nelson reported on the P.E.O.Iowa State Chapter Convention and Kathy Zeiner presented an excerpt from a DVD on old country schools in Iowa and surrounding states. The next meeting will be July 19 at 9:30 a.m. in the education room at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.
Wayne State College announces Dean's List
More than 900 students at Wayne State College were named to the Dean's List for exemplary academic achievement during the past semester. Students listed on the dean's list are full-time undergraduate students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for the semester. An * denotes a 4.0 GPA for the term. Grundy Center: Rachel Riesberg
Tobias Anniversary Please RSVP to Katie Tobias in Verona, WI by June 14 if you plan to attend the 40th Anniversary of Chris and Jerry Tobias. It will be held at Pine Lake State Park Lodge, 22620 Co. HWY S 56 from 4-8 pm on June 21. Volunteers We are asking for volunteers to help serve a meal at House of Compassion on Friday, June 13 from 4:15 to 7 pm. Contact person: Alice Draper Sunday School Please join us for stories of faith at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall. Multigenerational activities will follow. Contact Yolanda Butler to share your story. Visitors Bill and Phyllis Harner are visiting in the area from Elk River, MN. Israel and Meghan Kodiaga are hosting his brother, wife, and 2 children from Nairobi, Kenya.
Last week’s visitors in the home of Gladys Van Deest, 98 of Grundy Center, were granddaughter Robyn (and husband, Jeff) Christensen of Ogdensburg, WI: great-granddaughter, Kayte Goglio and her daughter, great-great-granddaughter, Giana Jo Goglio (10 weeks) of Brooklyn, WI. Also, visiting were granddaughter Melissa Fredrick, of Watertown, WI; great-granddaughter-in-law Makayla Melby, and great-great-granddaughter Kendra Lee Melby (7 1/2 mo.) of Ft. Hood, TX. Robyn and Melissa are the daughters of Don Van Deest, Iola, WI.
Johnston hired as summer 4-H & youth assistant
Celebrating 40 Years
Don and Cheryl Osterhaus will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an Open House for family and friends at the Grundy Center Community Center on Saturday, June 14 from 2 - 5 p.m. Married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Grinnell on June 15, 1974, they have resided in Grundy Center since 1987. Their family includes Geoff, Heather, Mia and Ella (Menomonie, WI), Adam (Grundy Center), Ellen and Nathan (Lafayette, IN). The couple requests no gifts.
HCC announces Engagement Dean's List WATERLOO--Hawkeye Community College announces the announced Dean's List for Spring Semester. The Dean's List is official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment by full-time students. To qualify for the Dean's List, fulltime students must have successfully completed 12 or more credits in the given semester with a major GPA of 3.50 or better for courses taken at Hawkeye Community College. The following students are on the Dean's List for the Spring Semester: Dike: Sean Duffy, Hannah Dwyer, AshleySwieter Grundy Center: Yale Alexia, Madison Bowen Holland: Gerrit Nibbelink New Hartford: Bo Cordes, Camiellia Gibbs Reinbeck: Caleb Heithoff, Cristina Kentopp, Jeremy Schlampp, Karen Stice, Joyce Wild Wellsburg: Sara Kolthoff
Calendar of events Grundy Community Center
Nutrition site menu
Friday, June 13 — Hamburger Patty, Baked Beans, Confetti Coleslaw, Hamburger Bun, Hot Spiced Fruit, Ketchup Monday, June 16 — BBQ Chicken, Ranch Beans, Cucumber Tomato Salad, Dinner Roll/Margarine, Mandarin Oranges and Pineapple Tuesday, June 17 — Meatloaf, Onion Gravy, Rosemary Potatoes, Fiesta Vegetables, Wheat Bread/ Margarine, Strawberry Applesauce Wednesday, June 18 — Italian Style Pork, Baked Potato, Broccoli, Wheat Bread/Margarine, Fresh Orange, Sour Cream Thursday, June 19 — Country Fried Steak, Country Gravy, Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans, Wheat Bread, Fresh Fruit, and Margarine Each meal includes milk. All meals must be ordered by 9 a.m. the day before receiving a meal. For more information, to reserve a place or order a meal, call the Grundy Center Senior Center at (319) 824-3843.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Ms. MaryLee Kersten-Day of Grundy Center and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Day of Holland, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Kersten Day to Joseph Daniel Gast, son of Daniel and Rosemary Gast of Cedar Falls, IA The future bride is a student at the University of Northern Iowa where she is studying Family Services. The future groom is a student at the University of Northern Iowa where he is studying digital media. He is the founder of Normandy Productions, Cedar Falls, IA An August 2nd wedding is planned at the Old 56 Dairy, Grundy Center, IA
The position of Summer 4-H & Youth Assistant at the Grundy County Extension & Outreach has been filled with the hiring of Mackenzie Johnston. Johnston is a 2013 graduate of Dike-New Hartford high school, and was active in Grundy County 4-H before becoming a student at Iowa State University. She is in the pursuit of a degree in Food Science and Industry with a minor in Business. Her work background includes research at the UNI Physics and Chemistry departments as well as being a Nanny multiple summers. Johnston will have many duties in her new position including planning and conducting Grundy County 4-H and youth activities, coordinating summer day camps, and assisting volunteers and staff with a variety of tasks. Johnston can be contacted at the office by calling 319-824-6979 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. She would also love for you to stop by the office in person at 703 F Avenue, Suite 1, Grundy Center, IA. “I am really looking forward to reaching out to youth in the community. This summer will be a great experience to develop more career skills and broaden my knowledge” –Johnston says.
Cornell College Dean's List named
MOUNT VERNON — Emily Snider of Reinbeck was one of 226 Cornell College students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2014 semester. Snider earned Honors. Honors signifies a semester grade point average of 3.6 to 3.79; High Honors signifies an average of 3.8 to 3.99; and Highest Honors signifies a 4.0 grade point average. Cornell College named 226 students, or approximately 20 percent of its student body, to the Dean's List for the Spring 2014 semester.
GRUNDY COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Every Thursday 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Grundy Center Courthouse Square
Come Enjoy all the Vegetables, Baked Goods, Crafts
Thursday June 12
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. to 12 noon, Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
Friday June 13
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. to 12 noon, Wilts Room Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
Saturday June 14
• Grundy Comm. Center – Osterhaus Family, Wilts Room
Monday June 16
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
Tuesday June 17
• Grundy Comm. Center – No Walking Women’s Connection, 8 a.m., Wilt Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
Wednesday June 18
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 11 a.m., Wilts Room Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room Blood Drive, 12:30 - 5:45 p.m., Wilts Room Grundy Co. Extension, 6 p.m., Legion Room
Thursday June 19
• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room
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Center theatre’s Reel-to-Reel Beginning at the Center Theatre on Friday, June 13 at 7 p.m. will be Farmland, running approximately 80 minutes in length. At 7:30 will be the action/sequel X-Men: Days Of Future Past, starring Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Patrick Stewart. This movie is rated PG-13 for violence, running approximately 120 minutes in length. There will be no matinees this weekend. Farmland is a must-see movie for all of us living in the “bread basket of the world.” Most Americans have never stepped foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat. Farmland will take an intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their ‘20s, all of whom are now responsible for running their farming business. Through this film from award-winning Director James Moll, you’ll step inside the world of farming and learn about their highrisk/high reward jobs and passion for a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation, yet continues to evolve. This film, made with the generous support of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, highlights the ever-changing conditions of an industry that demands modern efficiencies and points out that about 90% of all food grown in America comes from a family farm. And families are what you will see in Farmland; fathers
and families are a major theme in the movie and watching the close relationships between generations is one of the film’s pleasures. Farmland will educate and celebrate farming and its important roll in feeding millions; a history and heritage that we are accustomed to in the agricultural state of Iowa! The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days Of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “XMen: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past in order to save our future. X-Men: Days Of Future Past combines characters from all recent versions of the XMen which results in a star-studded, action-packed epic movie adventure! Stars include Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Lucas Till, Michael Fassbender and many more. For the most up-to-date movie information, please check out our new website at www.grundycentertheatre.com. If you are interested in gift certificates to the Center Theatre, they may be purchased at GNB bank locations during the day or at the Center Theatre during evening business hours.
SCHOOL FOUNDATION FUND DRIVE UNDERWAY
The Foundation is in its 23rd year of existence and has awarded approximately $167,000 in grants to the Grundy Center School system to enhance the learning experiences for all Grundy Center students. The names of all contributors this year will be published in The Grundy Register the week of Felix Grundy Festival and on the school website. You may use the coupon below to mail contributions to the address shown. Donors will be honored for cumulative giving as:
$10 - 99 – Maroon & White * $100 - 249 – Scholars ** $250 - 499 – Honor Roll *** $500 - 999 – Salutatorians **** $1,000 - 4,999 – Valedictorians ***** $5,000 & Above – Educators ******
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GLADBROOK THEATER Gladbrook, IA ~ 888-473-3456
Starting Friday, June 13
MILLION DOLLAR ARM • Rated PG • 127 min.
Center Theatre 800-682-6345
STARTING - FRIDAY JUNE 13 7:00: Farmland: The Movie • Not Rated • 80 mins.
* 7:30 PM - Friday - Wednesday * See REEL TO REEL for information * 3:15 PM - Saturday Matinee * 1:30 PM - Sunday Matinee
7:30: X-Men: Days of Fuiture Past • Rated PG-13 • 120 mins. * NO Weekend Matinees This week
NAME: __________________________________________ ADDRESS: ________________________________________ CITY: ____________________________ STATE: _____ ZIP: _________ GCHS CLASS OF: _______________________________(if applicable) E-MAIL ADDRESS: _________________________________________ YES, I / We want to support Grundy Center students and teachers! GIFT AMOUNT: ___ $1,000 ___$500 ___$100 ___$35 ___$____ OTHER This donation is in memory of: ______________________________
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Contributions made payable to the Foundation may be sent to: Grundy Center Community School District Foundation, 1301 12th Street, Grundy Center, IA 50638
Thursday, June 12, 2014 Volume 90 – Number 24
The Grundy Register
"A HIDDEN TREASURE"
AGWSR middle school honor rolls
4th Quarter "A" Honor Roll A = 3.668 - 4.000 “*” = All A’s 7th Grade: Sam Bachman, Josh Bartling, Trevor Clawson, Aubrie Fisher, Alex Hames, Carrinton Hunt, James Macy 8th Grade: Mollie Abkes, Daniel Cordova, *Brady Fisher, Sawyer Heitland, Emily Henning, Brayden Penning, Aaron Roelfs, Olivia Schatzle, Taylor Sicard, *Liam Stubbe 2nd Semester "A" Honor Roll 7th Grade: Sam Bachman, Josh Bartling, Trevor Clawson, *Aubrie Fisher, *Alex Hames, Carrinton Hunt, Abby LaVelle, *James Macy 8th Grade: Mollie Abkes, *Daniel Cordova, *Brady Fisher, Sawyer Heitland, Emily Henning, Devon Miller, Paris Opperman, Brayden Penning, Aaron Roelfs, Olivia Schatzle, Taylor Sicard, *Liam Stubbe, Mandy Willems, Hannah Woerner 4th Quarter “B” Honor Roll B = 3.250 - 3.667 7th Grade: Taryan Barrick, Tori Brandt, Zach Crain, Mackenzie Kielty, Abby LaVelle, Christie Mucino-Baca, Emily Rieken, KaiCee Rotgers, Autumn Ubben 8th Grade: Lily Ellingson, Melissa Garibay, Kristen Huttinger, Devon Miller, Isabelle Norton, Paris Opperman, Joe Wiarda, Mandy Willems, Hannah Woerner
Church Worship Services
American Lutheran Church Luther Thoresen Pastor 319-824-3557 8:45 a.m. Worship Service www.alcgc.org Bethany Presbyterian Church Tom & Jean Bower, Pastors 319-824-5471 10:00 a.m. Worship Service First Baptist Church Nathan Barkley 319-824-3324 www.firstbaptistgrundycenter.com 9:15 a.m. - Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service 6:30 p.m. Sunday Evening Service First Presbyterian Church Rev. Mike Campbell, Pastor Rev. Sheryl Campbell, Parish Associate 319-824-3152 9:00 a.m. Worship-Kids of The Kingdom 10:30 a.m. Adult Study in Chapel • Teens lead worship 3rd Sundays United Methodist Church Phil Dicks, Pastor - 319-825-5408 9:00 a.m. - Sun. - ‘Full Charge Service’ 5:30 p.m. - Wed. - Kid & Family WOW meal & Sunday School 6:30-7p.m.-Wed. ‘Quick Charge Service’ Orchard Hill Church (Center Theatre) 319-824-3039 9:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Worship Service Orchard Hill - Lincoln Center Jesse Henkle, Host Pastor 319-824-6178 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
HOLLAND Colfax Center Presbyterian Robbie Grames, Pastor 319-824-5231 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School Pleasant Valley Reformed Church Rev. Rick Vollema 319-346-1090 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Discussion Group
WELLSBURG East Friesland Presbyterian Lynn Arends, Supply Pastor 641-847-2896 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Faith Presbyterian Church 641-847-3188 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
First Christian Reformed Thomas Vos, Pastor 641-869-3305 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship
Liberty Baptist Church (GARBC) Dennis Sanders, Pastor 319-989-2141 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship 6 p.m. Evening Praise Service
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Dot Geersema, Pastor 641-869-3637 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship
Reformed Church 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School 6:30 p.m. Evening Bible Study
United Methodist Church 641-366-2142 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship
St. John Lutheran Church Bruce Zimmerman, Pastor 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 9:45 Sunday School & Bible Class
Alice Church of God James Snare, Pastor 641-623-5641 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Intern - Kristen Briner-Whipperman 641-869-3992 8:15 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service
First Presbyterian Church Kerry Carson, Pastor 641-366-2342 8:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Fellowship
St. Peter’s Country Church Rev. Michael McLane, Pastor 563-581-2866 8 a.m. Morning Worship
United Methodist Church Jennifer Daniel, Pastor 641-366-2325 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship
United Reformed Church Matthew Nuiver, Pastor 641-869-3633 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 Sunday School 7 p.m. Evening Worship Steamboat Rock Baptist Church Harrison Lippert, Pastor Bryce Roskens, Associate Pastor 641-868-2458 8:45 a.m. Traditional Service 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Contemporary Service
DIKE United Methodist Church Dan Ridnouer, Pastor 319-989-2535 9 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Worship Service Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Mark Decker, Pastor 319-988-3967 9 a.m. Worship 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Fredsville Lutheran Church Rev. Lisa Dietrich, Pastor 319-989-2065 8:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
AREA CHURCHES Holy Family Catholic Parish Rev. David Kucera 319-345-2006 Mass: 5:30 p.m., Sat. - Parkersburg 9:30 a.m., Sunday - Reinbeck Salem Church of Lincoln Rev. Barb Muhs, Pastor 641-473-2450 9:25 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Bethel Reformed Church 319-347-6219 9 a.m. Worship Service 10 a.m. Sunday School Ivester Church of the Brethren Katie Thompson, Pastor 641-858-3879 9:30 a.m. Christian Education 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Noon potluck Reformed Church of Stout Stephen and Olga Shaffer, Pastors 319-346-1487 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:45 Sunday School
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Fishing Derby Report – A Great Day KEVIN WILLIAMS Grundy County Conservation Director Saturday, June 7 was the day. Grundy County Lake was the place. The annual Fishing Derby sponsored by Peoples Savings bank was another success. Just over fifty people of all ages registered for the event. For their five dollars they weren’t guaranteed a fish but they pretty much were guaranteed a door prize and a free hotdog. It seems that most fishing derby dates have included rain. This year was no exception with a skyburst just before noon. It only lasted a short while and then folks were back out wetting their lines again. The people in the boats were already plenty wet by the time lines were cranked in and anchors hoisted, etc. so many of them just stayed out and weathered the storm. It threatened for a second time at the presentation of awards and door prizes but all in all it was near perfect conditions. Most of the morning (which started for many at 5AM) the lake surface was smooth as glass. Whether you were fishing from a boat or the shore, it was an enjoyable time. The fishing platform was full of people. The fishing jetties were full of people. And scattered up and down the shoreline were you guessed it – more people. Most were registered in the event. Some were just out chasing the elusive big one and enjoying the day.
You see, while most of the people participating had their fishing licenses with them, they weren’t required to do so due to the fact that it was the Iowa’s Free Fishing Weekend. At the 1PM close of the derby, the following anglers won their respective largest fish categories: Panfish – Heidi Kucera, Bass – Justin Staley, Catfish – Kevin Johnson. Heidi’s fish was a respectable 8.96 ounces (just over ½ pound). Justin’s bass weighed 1.71 pounds. Luck was with Justin that day because at the end of the competition, a 2.44 pound bass was brought in for measurement but that angler hadn’t registered for the event. He was just out enjoying the fishing. Kevin Johnson’s catfish won with a weight of 6.76 pounds. Kevin is no stranger to the fishing derby winner’s circle having won largest bass in a previous year’s event. Our fishing derby event was also the same day as another famous derby – the Belmont Stakes. California Chrome did not complete his attempt at the prize. Perhaps Kevin will be attempting to win his own triple crown at next year’s event and go full out for the largest panfish. Each of the winners received an impressive fishing gear package tailored to their fish category which included rod, reel and other gear. Everyone went away with a door prize and good memories. That’s what the fishing derby is all about.
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What is the root of all evil? Some say selfishness, and Saint Paul said it was the love of money, but perhaps it is really just fear, since fear is at bottom the unwillingness or inability to trust God. While we should be a bit dubious about reducing everything, especially something as complicated as sin or evil, to one simple thing, the more we reflect on this the more we see that fear does indeed reside at the basis of many sins. Consider how greed (or the love of money) derives from a fear that our future will be destitute and that money will somehow guarantee our security. Negative emotions like jealousy and envy are often borne of the fear that we will lose our loved ones to more attractive or talented rivals. Anger is quite often just fear that has turned outward: the startled response to a slammed door is quickly replaced by anger directed at the door slammer. But, perhaps this is as it should be: anger and fear are appropriate at the right time and place, and when tempered by reason and mercy. Perhaps no one thing is the root of all evil and perhaps there are many roots of many evils. Greed is one thing, while fear and anger are another, or to quote Joseph Butler, “everything is what it is and not another thing.” - Christopher Simon
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 ******************************************************************************************
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Fishing at Grundy County Lake D-NH high school honor roll
By DIANE PAIGE Dike Correspondent It is 6 a.m. Saturday, June 7 and the Grundy County Conservation team has set up camp. Fishermen, women and kids signed up for the chance to catch the top fish in three categories: bass, catfish and bluegill. Approximately 55 contestants took part in the derby. The weather at 6 was great and a little rain before the 1:00 deadline didn't scare away any of the contestants. The fish didn't get fried so hot dogs were served . Time spent at the lake works up an appetite.
As fish were caught they were taken to the shelter for measurement and weighing. The largest of each category was kept alive in the tank and at the 1:00 hour the winners were announced. The really fun part is when each kid at the lake get a fishing equipment prize. Some won fishing poles, tackle boxes, fishing nets and lures. Happy faces on all. It was a grand day at the Lake and we look forward to the event each year. Kiss that bass!!
All kids win.
Grade 9: Ahrenholz, Taylor A, Bakken, Kelsey, Blough, Connor J, *Camarata, Katie, Coulter, Broden I, *Cuvelier, Elizabeth J, *Dietrich, Isabella F, Dumler, Trevor M, Durnin, Haleigh, Durnin, Nicholas, Eden, Emma L, Eiklenborg, Olivia, *Euchner, Hanna M, Feckers, McKenzie B, *Fettkether, Bailey, Fobian, Emily, Foster, Jaxson S, Gaffey, Elizabeth A, *Hassebroek, Drew J, *Heerkes, Hannah J, Hoeppner, Dakota J, *Huntley, Elizabeth, Johnson, Trent, Johnston, Adeline S, Kennett, Kaitlyn, Kluiter, Briann N, Kollasch, Alayna M, Kyhl, Kiley M, Lage, Jackson R, *Latusek, Ben J, *Laube, Mallory, *Lavenz, Madison A, Lavenz, Morgan A, Manley, Dusty, Mapel, Clayton, McCallum, Homer, Michaelsen, Mikayla L, Mrzlak, Destiny R, Mulder, Joselyn M, Nicol, Zackery S, Purdy, Benjamin A, Purdy, Emily A, Schmitt, Nathan G, Sharp, Nathan L, Sherwood, Madeline, Smith, Gunner L, Smith, Tanner, Stone, Destiny, Vose, Elizabeth, *Weber, Royce A, Weichers, Ethan L Grade 10: Becker, Blaine J, Bertram, Shelby, Bolhuis, Chelsea L, Crew, John C, *Cummings, Dilan J, Dall, Bryce W, DeBuhr, Nolan, Dove, Hannah C, Dove, Madison C, Duitsman, Tyler N, Edwards, Jenessa L, *Folkerts, Claire J, FosterPick, Jordyn, Franzen, Derrick J, *Gifford, Callie J, *Harberts, Brynn L, Hedges, Taylor E, Hensley, Jenna M, Hill, Josie M, Jacobson, Mary, Junker, Hailey E, Kelley, TamikoAnn N, Kluiter, Christopher J, Latting, Joshua J, Lizer, Jurane I, Luna, Haylee M, Mangrich, Sierra, Mead, Logan M, Meyer, Alexandria M, Moore, Jacob M, Moree’, Jace M, Mrzlak, Dylan, Myers, Brooke N, Neuroth, Connor T, *Nielsen, Katie
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Grade 7: Kenna Barbatti, Grant Bixby, Tristin Cleveland, Avery Coulter, Nick Bradley Cunningham, Samantha DePriest, Seth Eden, Victoria Fernandez, Jacob Foss, Colton Harberts, Sydney Hoffmann, Brady Huff, James Johnson, Douglas Kaping, Jake Landphair, Cristofer Lockey, Sawyer Loger, Ryan Moore, Gavin Patton, McKayla Porter,Brooke Poyner, Amber Rickert, Sohn, Lauren Vanderlind, Madyson Walter, Rachel Wardell, Jaelin Wilson, Isaiah Woodley Grade 8: Aaron Adolphs, Chase Arends, Dylan Brewer, Nick Brummond, Josie Claude, Benjamin Freese, Jadyn Gronowski, Madilyn Harms, Collin Heath, Steven Heerts, Nicholas Heidemann, Elizabeth Jones, Nathan Kriegermeier, Taylor Lehr, Connor Luhring, Addison Michaelsen, Trevor Mixdorf, Haylie Nicol, Meghan Nystel, Garrett Scoles, Chase Wilson, Ely Sohn
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At the June meeting of the Dike American Legion Post 471, members elected new officiers. Commander: Ed Berry; Adjutant: Wayne Welzien; 1st Vice Commander: Lee Voss; 2nd Vice Commander: Don Adams; Sergeant at arms: Ed Marks; Chaplain: Tom Rich Members meet once a month at the Legion Room at the Community Building.
A, Nissen, Kayla L, Roberts, Nicole L, Schwickerath, Adam C, *Sohn, Ty J, Sonnenberg, Jacob A, Soska, Katelyn L, Strickler, Nicholas T, Thompson, William D, Weissenfluh, Julia C, Wildeboer, Calvin, Wildeboer, Cole, *Williams, Anna M, *Williams, Emma G, Wright, Kadi M Grade 11: Aalderks, Andrew M, Adelmund, Lacey, Bixby, Carter J, *Blough, Elizabeth S, Clark, Courtney L, *Demro, Madeline R, Dennis, Kyle, Dyer, Devon J, Ehmen, Stevi, Farley, Hailey, Glick, Katlynn A, Harrington, Ashley L, Hunt, Hanna L, *Klug, Abby L, Koop, Rachel G, *Latwesen, Kelsey M, Luhring, Christian W, Marcussen, Frida V, McCleeary, Connor, Miller, Adrianna, Mulgrew, Dalton, *Nicholson, Zachary A, *Nielsen, Nicholas A, Ormord, Lucas, Parker, Michael L, Ragsdale, Conner C, Scott, Emily E, Shoemaker, Madison E, Strickler, Marissa L, *Verhulst, Olivia J, Weber, Briana M, Weed, Summer R, *Weissenfluh, Nicole G, Wheat, Preston Grade 12: Andersen, Alex M, *Andersen, Megan R, Bergmann, Katelynn N, *Bolhuis, Carolyn K, Brummond, Maddison, Camarata, Abby, *Cuvelier, Benjamin A, *Dall, Tessa R, Dumler, Ashley A, Eden, Sadie R, *Faley, Miranda E, Feckers, Dalton B, Fernandez, Erica J, *Fritch, Byron J, Garcia, Megan S, Grassley, Carrie K, Harrington, Breanna D, Koch, Kristi M, Meyer, Samantha J, Mulder, Jacob W, Nielsen, Kristine E, Nielsen, Mackenna, *O’Connor, Haley J, Parker, Carson K, Poyner, Anna, *Schmitz, Alexa E, Sletten, Christina J, Snider, Cody, *Stancliffe, Ethan T, VanWechel, Katelyn M, Woodley, Anthony J
Dates for Dike Thursday, June 12 5:30 Baseball and softball at DIke Friday, June 13 TGIF Saturday, June 14 ACT Testing Flag Day one more grad party Sunday, June 15 Local Church services Happy Father's Day Monday, June 16 5:30 Baseball and softball at Columbus 7 pm Board Meeting
Birthdays Thursday, June 12: Linda Miller, Bonnie Troy Friday, June 13: Samantha Boe Saturday, June 14: Joyce Boike, Lori Paige Carlson, Wes Weissenfluh, Craig Hansen Sunday, June 15: HR Weissenfluh, Chuck Christensen, Margaret Nielsen Monday, June 16: Rita Galloway, Mildred Lechner, Dave Muller Tuesday, June 17: Taylor Kiewiet, Derek Weber Wednesday, June 18: Deb Belz, Hallie Delagardelle
Thursday, June 12, 2014 Volume 90 – Number 24
Dike Notes By DIANE PAIGE
It was the week of State golf in Marshalltown. The six member team with coaches Mike, Dan and Tim, loaded bags of clubs, balls and tees and all the right attitudes. It was good going all day Monday and at the end of the first day the Dike New Hartford team of Ashley, Bri, Abby, Maddi, Nikki and Katie were 26 strokes ahead of the other 2 A teams. Coaches were smiling and the girls were looking forward to another fun day on the course. Tuesday at 9 am the girls had their score cards and started their search for birdies, pars and bogies. Nerves were running high as there were many spectators watching and following the 6 groups of foursomes. Parents, siblings, grandparents and nephews and friends from town were applauding good shots and were allowed only visible encouragement. Rules do not allow any form of communication with players at any time. Once the 18 holes of play had started and not until the score cards were turned in at completion could verbal congratulations be shared. Each foursome had a two person chairman following to make sure rules were followed and also helped any player look for a lost ball. This kept the play moving at a steady pace. As a spectator, I witnessed 6 golfing girls from Dike New Hartford show great composure and skill and each welcomed the words of encouragement from any one of their three coaches. The coaches were allowed to talk to their players any time from tee box to their shot on the green. Once the players ball was on the putting surface the coaches could not offer any suggestions and could only watch the golfer make winning putts. Ashley Dumler and Bri Weber were in search of taking first place this year in the individual category. These two girls shot golf rounds
in the 70's but looked to their team mates to keep the team score as low as possible. Hard work and concentration brought low scores to the score board, just what was needed on Tuesday to make the Dike New Hartford girls golf team winners. Coaches watched as scores were recorded and cards turned in and spectators waited anxiously for the opportunity to celebrate with happy players. The golfers are required to walk the course carrying their full bag of clubs, balls water and or energy bars. Pull or push carts are permitted and many of the girls did us the carts to conquer the hilly American Legion Course of Marshalltown. Others elected to use the back strap and carry the bag and equipment weighing as much as 20 pounds. One golfer finished her round of golf with a happy ending by having her best round of the day and as she approached the waiting coaches, her bright smile when approached by coach Mike, turned into a flood of happy stress free tears. As team members found each other and shared winning smiles, more tears flowed. Each girl very happy with the excitement of being involved in an exciting win. The scores were calculated but the girls knew they had just made Dike New Hartford History in being the number one team. Winning the state title in 2 A golf and they received the number one trophy for 2014, along with individual metals and plaques. So proud of these girls and coaches: Seniors Ashley Dumler, Maddi Brummond, Abby Camarata, Juniors Bri Weber and Nikki Weissenfluh and Freshman Katie Camarata. Mike Soppe, Dan Schmitz and Tim Kopriva.
The Dike pool is open and manager Marin Verhulst (left) and assistant Nick Nielsen (right) and guard Ashley Dumler (middle) are ready to help everyone have a fun safe swimming season. The pool is open from 1 to 5:30 p.m. and then is open again from 6:30 to 8:30. Open lap swim is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call the pool to find out hours of lessons and any other questions. 319-989-2443.
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Spartans, Wolverines celebrate State Golf success
The Grundy Center boys’ and girls’ and Dike-New Hartford girls’ golf teams each placed in the top two in their respective state tournaments last week in Marshalltown. The Grundy Center girls won their state-record 13th state championship in Class 1A while the Dike-New Hartford girls won their first-ever title in Class 2A. The Grundy Center boys finished second in the Class 1A tournament. All tournaments were played at the American Legion Golf Course. (John Jensen and Patti Rust/The Grundy Register photos)
The Grundy Center Boys' Golf team members were all smiles as they waited for the official announcement of their second-place finish at the state meet.
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The Dike-New Hartford girls are pictured with the Class 2A championship trophy
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The Grundy Center girls are pictured with the Class 1A championship trophy
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Grundy Center’s Hillary Samo and Dike-New Hartford’s Nikki Weisenfluh celebrated the teams’ dual championships with a picture together.
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News from the Kling Memorial Library in Grundy Center
It’s never too late to sign up for the Summer Reading Program. We are so happy to have been busy at the Kling Memorial Library registering babies, kids, teens, and adults for the Summer Reading Program. If you have not made it in, please stop by to sign up. The Summer Reading Program is a free incentive based reading program designed to encourage reading, life long learning, and fun during June and July. Please join us Monday, June 16 at 11 a.m. for a program presented by the educational group, Chasing4Life. They will discuss the technology involved with drones. A real drone will be at the library, and participants will be able to experience a real drone up close and personal. Visit us 24/7 at www.grundycenter.lib.ia.us
Dinsdale receives 5-year service award
Kendall Dinsdale was honored for five years of service with the county. Dinsdale works in the Grundy County Secondary Road Department. He is pictured with Supervior Mark Schildroth. (Courtesy photo)
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Community Health Grants Available from GCMH Foundation
Local non-profit organizations and school districts are eligible to apply for new Community Health Grants to be awarded by the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation. The grants are available for new or existing projects that address specific health needs in the service area of Grundy County Memorial Hospital, which includes all of Grundy County, southern Butler County, eastern Hardin County, and northern Tama County. Grant requests should address at least one of four specific areas of community health, which include: improving access to health care, chronic disease management, disease prevention, and wellness, which is defined as activities designed to support healthy behaviors and to improve health outcomes. “The Foundation is eager to encourage innovative methods of improving the ongoing health concerns of our rural areas. The hospital’s Community Health Needs Assessment identified four major areas that need to be addressed, and we’re hopeful that the grant program will help stimulate creative ideas and programming in addition to the programs the hospital is working to implement,” says Keely Harken, GCMH Foundation Development and Community Outreach manager. Funds to begin the grant program were raised in the Fund A Need portion of the GCMH Foundation’s Gala & Auction, held in February. The first round of grant requests are due August 1st, 2014, and will be awarded September 1st. Organizations may contact Harken for more information and grant application forms. Phone 319-8244152 or email email@example.com. The hospital’s website www.grundycountyhospital.org has additional information on grant qualifications and the review process.
2014 County Fair Open Class for everyone
Grundy County residents and 4-H & FFA Alumni are invited to exhibit in the Open Class at the Grundy County Fair. The 4-H & FFA members may enter, but cannot enter the same exhibit in both 4-H & FFA class and open classes. Open classes include vegetables, flowers, foods, fine arts, photography, woodworking and much more. Entries are limited to two per class. If a class has multiple categories, such as clothing a, b, c, etc. the limit is two each. Complete information about specific classes and exhibiting requirements of the open classes is
available at www.grundycountyfair. com. Printed information on how to prepare horticulture items for exhibit is available at the Grundy County Extension Office at 703 F Ave, Suite 1 in Grundy Center. The office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Entries in the textiles, clothing and fine arts classes may be original or from kit or pattern, with this information shown on your entry tag. More information on tags and entry forms will follow at a later date. Ribbons will be given to all
participating. Each exhibit will be judged on its own merit, regardless of how many entries are in a class. The Grundy County Fair is Tuesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 27. Exhibits must be brought to the Open Class building on the fairgrounds on Tuesday July 22 from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. All entry forms and tags must be completed and firmly attached to each exhibit by the exhibitor before arriving at the building. Exhibits will be released on Sunday, July 27 between 4 - 5 p.m.
school because he took an active part in every area: academics, athletics, fine arts … He knew how to be firm and tough, and yet any student knew he cared.” “VP was a (great) boss,” High School science teacher Todd Rohler said, referring to VanderPol by his nickname. “He always made sure you had what you needed, and wanted the best for kids. VP was also never afraid to look foolish in front of the kids (homecoming week), even though he always claimed to hate homecoming and prom.” “Mr. VanderPol was a kind, caring principal who always put the kids first,” Resource teacher Vicki Murphy said. “It was great working with him the past 17 years, I considered him not only my boss but my friend and I will miss him. Good Luck VP!” “Steve never failed to truly see the individuals among his student and staff,” High School English teacher Betsy Kuecker said. “He was also able to see talent and potential among others long before they did. And he was just plain fun to be around. He was a lovely boss.” Teacher and Athletic Director Rollie Ackerman said VanderPol has had a part in every part of school life over nearly the past two decades. “ He has been visible and actively involved in activities and the growth of academic opportunities for all our students and school,” he said. “He has provided consistent leadership and more importantly, true servant leadership to the Grundy Center community.” Bockes, who works with students at the District’s alternative high school said VanderPol’s influence on students who have been challenged in unique ways has been remarkable. “Over 100 students from the surrounding school districts and Grundy Center have received high school diplomas that very possibly would not have, she said. “He cares about the future for these students and has always been concerned with getting students “work skills”. I am very grateful for his confidence and trust in me and the great opportunity to work outside under Mr. VanderPol’s leadership.” But the highest praise came from VanderPol’s final boss at Grundy Center, Superintendent Cassi Murra. “Working with Mr. VanderPol has just been an incredible experience,”
she said. “He brings so much wisdom. He is extremely well respected among his peers and, whether its watching him on stage say words at graduation or at an assembly, when he talks to kids it comes from the heart and he does a very nice job of sticking very true to his values and what he believes in. “I would doubt you would find very many people at all who would have anything negative to say about Mr. VanderPol because he truly does what he says he’s going to do and its all about caring,” Murra said.
VanderPol From page 1 brother was graduating, he had graduated 13 years ago, and he just walked up to me and said ‘What are you doing; how come you’re getting out right now?’,” he said. “It’s very rewarding to watch those who move on or those who move up.” VanderPol admitted that doing paperwork is one of the things he’s liked least about being an administrator. “I enjoy working with the teachers and students much better than being in my office,” he said. “What are you doing in the future? How are you going to get there? What’s going wrong? How are we going to fix it? How are we going to do it together? What are you thinking about doing? That’s with student and the parents, too; issues they are having raising their children.” One of the biggest changes to education, VanderPol said, has been dealing with students who might not have the best success and attitude about school. “Twenty-four years ago, when I started as a principal, we did a horrible job — we just got rid of them,” he said. You kicked them out, expelled them or ‘encourage them to drop out’ because this isn’t working. “That wasn’t smart thinking at the time, that was stupid, but that was what you were supposed to do? It accomplished what? Nothing,” he said. Today, VanderPol said every effort is made to find the right place in the world for those students. “Everybody has strengths, and hopefully we can find something from their strengths that they can do. I don’t care whether that’s being a salesman or pushing a broom … I don’t care what that is. What are your strengths, and we try and tie that with how can you make it through. “Now it’s whatever it takes,” he said. “Alternative programs, at-risk programs, technical programs … there’s something for everyone.” THOSE WHO HAVE KNOWN VANDERPOL best, those who have worked for him at the school, had nothing but great things about him. “Mr. VanderPol would take the time to see the whole student,” Western Outreach Center teacher Beth Bockes said. “He really was the perfect administrator for our small
VANDERPOL SAID THE SCHOOL will be in good hands next year when longtime GCHS teacher Ann Lebo moves into his former role. It was VanderPol who originally approached Lebo about getting certified to be an administrator. “I approached Ann six years ago and said ‘You need to go back to school and get your master’s in administration,’” he said, noting that her first reaction was that he was crazy about the idea. “‘No, you need to,’” he told her. Lebo moved into a role as parttime high school Dean of Students last year and became full-time assistant principal this year, working under VanderPol’s leadership. Earlier this spring, Lebo was named VanderPol’s successor as secondary principal. “She’s a sponge,” VanderPol said of Lebo. “I can show her so many different things. We talk constantly about how I handle things, how she wants to handle things, and we keep bouncing that off each other. That will make the transition so much smoother for everyone.” He said the final year has been extremely rewarding … but difficult at the same time as he watches others prepare for next year while he watches from afar. “It’s very hard not to be involved,” he said. It’s like, ‘Can I just be done?’ Decisions are being made for next year and I’m not part of those, and that’s hard. I remember that vividly 19 years ago at Ackley — I hated April. It’s the same. April was … you’re close to being done, but. Now it’s fine. It’s close enough and it’s fine.” The 57-year-old VanderPol said he has yet to decide what he wants to do next with his life, but indicated he hopes to still work with young people. He also indicated that he and wife Barb plan to stay in Grundy Center. “My family was raised here, all my daughters graduated from here and Barb and I are very proud of that,” he said. Murra said she expects that VanderPol will remain active in the community and possibly even some school-related groups and activities. “I think you’ll see him continuing to be active with kids and in organizations,” she said. “I’m excited to leave,” VanderPol said. “It’s going to be OK walking out the door. It’s been fun.”
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Enjoy Conrad’s Black Dirt Days Friday, June 13 - Downtown Conrad
Wissmann family to conduct Black Dirt Days Community Worship Service in Conrad June 15 Conrad’s Black Dirt days 2014 will come to a delightful close with a community worship service conducted by the Loren Wissmann Family of Milford, Nebraska. Church congregations in the BCLUW School district, as well as members of the general public, are invited to join in this service of music, fellowship and praise. The service will take place on June 15 at 10 a.m. in the BCLUW High School Auditorium Hailing from the Midwest, the 15-member Wissmann Family have spent the past 12 years delighting audiences nationwide with their uplifting blend of gospel bluegrass music. Featuring Loren, Gloria, and nine of their 13 children, each concert is filled with tight vocal harmonies, award-winning bluegrass pickin’ and memorable family moments. Filling their home with life and laughter, the 13 Wissmann children
range in age from 32 to 7 years: Rachel, Ruth, Josiah, Bethany, Andrew, Elizabeth, Matthias, Stephen, Hannah, Susanna, Alaythia, Nathanael, and Charissa. Due to marriage and job responsibilities, four of the older children no longer tour with the family. Traveling in their 45 foot bus, the Wissmann family annually share their musical talents with an average of 200 services each year throughout 35 states, Canada and Mexico. Events have ranged from church services to conferences, conventions, county fairs, retirement parks, Christian schools, and prison ministry. They have performed at the National Bible Bee, the National Homeschool Convention, and completed three Christmas seasons in Branson, Missouri. Each family member is an essential part of each concert, singing in harmonies and playing a wide
variety of instruments, including: guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, dobro, harmonica, fiddles, hammered dulcimer, cello, flute, and keyboard. The variety and creativity in their musical arrangements is a refreshing blend ranging from toe-tappin’ bluegrass to orchestral elements. In addition to pursing musical excellence, the Wissmanns purpose to make each concert about more than musical talent and variety. It’s a showcase for their genuine passion to share the hope and promise found in Jesus Christ. The music and message provide a powerful kaleidoscope, reflecting the joy and purpose found in Christ. Area residents of the BCLUW communities and the surrounding area will not want to miss the opportunity to experience these unique elements that make each concert an unforgettable family experience!
Tractor pull back for another year at Black Dirt Days By ROB MAHARRY The Record CONRAD- A classic tradition is making a continued comeback as Conrad’s Black Dirt Days celebration will host a tractor pull for the third straight year this weekend across from the Mid-Iowa Co-op on Main Street. Event organizer Stacey Hines said that she and her husband have enjoyed traveling to other communities in the extended area such as Zearing, Cedar Falls and Belle Plaine to watch and participate in tractor pulls and figured it might be worth trying in Conrad. So far, she has received an overwhelmingly positive response. “We thought we’d try to bring
it back and see if there was interest there, and everybody seems to like it and ask for it again,” she said. Tractor pulls have seen something of a resurgence in the last five to 10 years, and Hines is hopeful that the event can continue to grow in Conrad after dreary weather conditions suppressed the turnout last year. The competitors vary greatly in both the size of the tractors used and their level of commitment, with some using stock engines and others greatly modifying theirs to increase the horsepower and pulling capacity. Hines believes that the event can draw a different crowd of people that may not otherwise be as interested in the Black Dirt Days festivities. “I think the best part is getting
those different people into town, and not only that but hearing the people in town talk about for days after it happened and wanting to see it again next year,” Hines said. “The first year going into it, we had no idea what everyone’s reaction would be, and it ended up being so good that they asked us to do it again.” Hines believes that the pull only adds to the overall Black Dirt Days experience and is looking forward to another year. “I always enjoy the parade,” she said. “All the different food, the bands, fireworks, and it’s just fun.” Registration for the pull begins at 8:00 A.M. on Saturday morning, and the event begins at 9:00 A.M. All pullers are welcome to compete.
9:00 am - 6:00 pm 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 pm - 12:00 am 9:30 pm 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Quilt Show at Hens & Chicks Midway Rides Open Two Bees Face Painting Pony Go Round Pony Rides 20 Ft. long Ice Cream Sundae Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds Fireworks Show DJ and Karaoke at RJ’s
Saturday, June 14 - Reunion Park-Family Aquatic Center 8:00 am - 10:00 am 8:00 am 9:30 am
MidWestOne Bank Community Breakfast Dash & Splash 5K Run/Walk and 10K run Conrad Chamber Main Street Dog Show
Grand Parade: 11:30 am Events Downtown Conrad 8:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 11:00 am 12:30 pm 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 12:00 am
Truck and Tractor Pull Registration Truck & Tractor Pull - 6:00 pm Quilt Show at Hens & Chicks - 3:00 pm Conrad Heritage Hall Museum Open - 7:00 pm Two Bees Face Painting - 11:00 pm Midway Rides Open Scratch Cupcakery on Main! - 6:00 pm Pony Go Round Pony Rides Brotherhoood of Steel, Inc. Demonstration Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration Kiddie Tractor Pull - 5:00 pm Kevin’s Karaoke and Game Show Spectacular Boy Scout Services Auction Wood Carving Auction - 12:00 am Loose Neutral Street Dance - 2:00 am DJ and Karaoke at RJ’s
Community Worship at BCLUW High School
Sunday June 15
* Featuring the Wissmann Family
Brotherhood of Steel returns to Conrad for Black Dirt Days Parade and show Back by popular demand at Conrad’s Black Dirt Days celebration on June 14 will be members of the Brotherhood of Steel Inc. The Brotherhood is a live-steel demonstration/ living history group dedicated to preserving the ideals of Honor, Integrity and the way of a Knight’s Code through public education and demonstrations. The group based in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas
BLACK DIRT DAYS TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL June 14, 2014 in Conrad, Iowa
East of Mid-Iowa Cooperative, Conrad, Iowa
Blue Ox Sled
Registration: 8:00 a.m. Pull: 9:00 a.m.
Visit BlackDirtDays.com for weight classes and official rules Questions? Call: Bob DeBerg at 641.990.6442 or Jason Hines at 641.485.9728
City, Missouri, travel to locations around the Midwest conducting performances of live-steel sword fighting and living history that entertain and educate audiences about the days of Chivalry and the honorable warrior. The group will make an appearance in the Grand Parade which begins at 11:30 a.m. and then conduct a live-steel sword fighting demonstration on Main Street in front of the
main stage at 12:30 p.m. or immediately following the parade As a community, the Brotherhood of Steel members follow its Code of Honor not only on the battle field or at the latest renaissance festival at which they perform, but also in their daily lives. The group members strongly believe in the virtues of Honor, Integrity, Service, Respect and Justice.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Grundy FOR THE RECORD Register
TAX SALE NOTICE
OFFICE OF THE COUNTY TREASURER GRUNDY COUNTY, GRUNDY CENTER, IOWA
Notice is hereby given that on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. at the Grundy County Courthouse, I will offer for sale all property herein after listed on which taxes and special assessments are due and remain unpaid at the time of said sale. Any property that has been published can be sold. All property which was previously advertised, offered for one year or more, and remain unsold will be sold during the public bidder sale or the county will be required to purchase the taxes according to the Code of Iowa, Chapter 446. If said property is not redeemed within the period provided in the Code of Iowa, Chapter 447, the right of redemption expires and a tax deed may be issued. Public Bidder items are marked with an asterisk located before the name. Bidder registration forms and fee of $25 are due by 4:30 p.m. in the Treasurer’s office by Monday, June 9, 2014. Taxes are listed in deed or titleholder’s name as of May 28, 2014; however, property may have since been transferred. The following to the best of my knowledge is a true and correct list. Brenda J. Noteboom Grundy County Treasurer
Note: Contaminants with dates indicate results from the most recent testing done in accordance with regulations. DEFINITIONS Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) – The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology. Maximum Contaminant Level Goal (MCLG) -- The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety. ppb -- parts per billion. ppm -- parts per million. pCi/L – picocuries per liter N/A – Not applicable ND -- Not detected RAA – Running Annual Average LRAA – Locational Running Annual Average IDSE – Initial Distribution System Evaluation Treatment Technique (TT) – A required process intended to reduce the level of a contaminant in drinking water. Action Level (AL) – The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow. Maximum Residual Disinfectant Level Goal (MRDLG) - The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants. Maximum Residual Disinfectant Level (MRDL) - The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants. SGL – Single Sample Result TCR – Total Coliform Rule GENERAL INFORMATION Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water posed a health risk. More information about contaminants or potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-4264791). Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791). If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. DIKE WATER SUPPLY is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead. SOURCE WATER ASSESSMENT INFORMATION This water supply obtains its water from the limestone and dolomite of the Devonian aquifer. The Devonian aquifer was determined to have low susceptibility to contamination because the characteristics of the aquifer and overlying materials provide natural protection from contaminants at the land surface. The Devonian wells will have low susceptibility to surface contaminants such as leaking underground storage tanks, contaminant spills, and excess fertilizer application. A detailed evaluation of your source water was completed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and is available from the Water Operator at 319-989-2291. CONTACT INFORMATION For questions regarding this information or how you can get involved in decisions regarding the water system, please contact DIKE WATER SUPPLY at 319-989-2291. Decisions are made at the city council meetings held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm and are open to the public. Please note: This report will not be mailed to individual customers.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGS The Grundy County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on June 2, 2014, at 9:00 A.M. Chairperson Riekena called the meeting to order with the following members present: Schildroth, Smith, Bakker, and Ross. Motion was made by Smith and seconded by Bakker to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Bakker and seconded by Ross to approve plans and specifications on Bridge D-19, Project No. ER-CO(92)—58-38 for anticipated IDOT bid letting on July 15, 2014, and to authorize the Board of Supervisors to sign said plans. Carried unanimously. Gary Mauer, County Engineer, reviewed department matters with the Board. Motion was made by Bakker and seconded by Schildroth to approve the application for fireworks permit of Tim and Jean Thompson of Conrad. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Smith and seconded by Bakker to approve the application for fireworks permit of Steve Backer of Holland. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Schildroth and seconded by Bakker to approve the application for fireworks permit of Lori Gutknecht of Dike. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Smith and seconded by Schildroth to approve the request from the Felix Grundy Festival Planning Commission for use of the courthouse grounds and gazebo on July 11-13, 2014. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Ross and seconded by Schildroth to reappoint Todd Button to the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Board of Commissioners for a term ending on June 30, 2017. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Bakker and seconded by Schildroth to approve payment of the following bills: (Carried unanimously.) 1st Class Lighting, supplies ...................172.50 A-Kleen, supplies...................................103.65 ACES, service .......................................304.00 Advanced Systems, maint .....................209.99 Alliant Energy, service ...........................261.50 Calhoun-Burns, services .....................1250.00 Cedar Falls Utilities, service ....................47.13 Central Iowa Distrib, supplies ................464.10 Central Iowa Water, service ...................404.20 Century Link, service ...............................98.98 Certified Laboratories, supplies .............647.64 Cessford Construction, rock ..................396.38 Chemsearch, parts ................................403.02 Cooley Pumping, service .......................160.00 Mary Corwin, mileage ..............................11.60 Don's Truck Sales, supplies ................2749.08 GCMH, grant .....................................40750.00 Grundy Co Health, grant......................9042.45 Grundy County Sheriff, fees ..................833.16 Hardin County Sheriff, services ...............21.50 H S & A, co atty exp.............................4132.61 Sara Hook, med exam exp ....................322.00 Jesse Huisman, reimb exp ......................78.00 IGHCP, insurance ..................................576.00
IMWCA, insurance.............................65102.00 Iowa Co Recorders, mtg exp ...................70.00 Iowa Physicians Clinic, services ............119.00 Iowa Prison Ind, supplies.....................3154.50 IA State Co Treasurers, mg exp ..............10.00 ISACA, dues ..........................................160.00 Jesco Welding, parts ...............................75.90 John Deere Financial, supplies .............642.56 Charles Juel, mileage ..............................36.00 Donald Kampman, reimb exp ..................30.00 Konken Electric, repairs...........................42.26 Opal Kruger, mileage ...............................43.20 Mastercard, mtg exp ..............................742.22 Menards, supplies .................................529.91 Mid American Energy, service .................25.09 Mid-America Pub, publication ..................15.52 Monkeytown, supplies ...........................172.14 Brenda Noteboom, reimb exp................160.40 Premier Office, supplies ......................1472.95 Rodney See, mileage ................................7.20 Michael Steinmeyer, reimb exp ...............95.20 Toben Drainage, services ......................450.00 True Value Hardware, supplies................32.98 US Cellular, service ...............................213.44 Vanguard Appraisal, services ............62634.00 Visa, mtg exp ...........................................31.92 Windstream, service ................................34.77 Zee Medical, supplies ..............................88.90 Pastor Mark Decker and Edward Juhl, Zion Lutheran Church, presented a letter requesting that Grundy Road between U. S. Highway 20 and 215th Street be covered with a hard surface. A discussion was held regarding the options for covering the road and the costs involved with said options. Brenda Noteboom, County Treasurer, reviewed the options regarding county held tax sale certificate #CH1200001 for property located at 114 Broad Street in Reinbeck. The Board of Supervisors requested that she attempt to determine the interest of any potential purchaser and return to the Board to review the alternatives for conveyance of the said tax sale certificate. Motion was made by Ross and seconded by Bakker to adjourn. Carried unanimously. Harlyn Riekena, Chairperson Rhonda R. Deters, County Auditor
The Grundy Center School Board met in Special Session May 30, 2014. President Johanns called the meeting to order at 7:00 AM. Roll Call: Present: Ascher, Johanns, Mathews, Saak, Mackie Administration/Directors: Miller, Lebo Visitors: John Jensen (Grundy Register). Motion was made by Director Mathews, seconded by Director Ascher to approve the Agenda. Motion carried unanimously. Motion made by Director Saak, seconded by Director Mackie to approve the hiring of Jerry Schutz as Interim Superintendent to start July 1, 2014. Motion carried unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:07 AM. GRUNDY CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ATTEST: Robert L. Johanns, Board President Christel Kellar, Board Secretary
COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS The Stout City Council met in regularly scheduled session on Monday May 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall. Mayor Joe Rich called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Officials present: Rogers, J. Ross and D. Ross. Also present C. Hauser and Daran Klingenborg. Absent: None Guests: Grundy County Sheriff, Velma Cordes and Kevin Ingold. Council member J. Ross moved to approve the consent agenda, and minutes dated April 7, 2014 and the April bill list in the amount of $6715.11, seconded by S. Rogers. Ayes: 3. The following claims include expenses for the City, Park and Fire Department AgSourcem Apr Water Test ............... $657.00 Allied Insurance, Apr. 25, 2014 premium pd. ... ...........................................................$975.88* Beninga Sanitation, Recycling Charge .. $0.00 Century Link, Apr phone bill.............. $112.97 CIWA, Sewer for PO ............................ $34.81 CIWA, Sewer for Fire Station .............. $32.23 CIWA, Sewer for Water Treatment ...... $39.97 CIWA, Sewer collected from water cust$66.00 Dike Public Library, Annual city contribution .... ............................................................ $200.00 East Central Iowa Co-op, Apr tank fill wtr0 FD0 ............................................................... $0.00 Gross Steel Co., Replace door at water treatment.................................................... $605.00 Grundy Cty Heritage Ctr., FD-diesel and gasoline ......................................................... $0.00 IPERS, Apr IPERS 14.88% due ...... $259.41* Kwik Tripm Apr gasoline ........................ $0.00 MidAmerican Energy, Apr Electric ..... $315.83 MidAmerican Pub. Corp., Apr publishing ......... .............................................................. $41.20 Mileage/food expense, April ............. $249.60 Paul Niemann Construction, Road gravel ....... ............................................................ $478.12 Payroll, April ..................................... $1743.34 Postmaster, postage ............................ $59.30 State Bank & Trust, Apr Payment ...... $700.00 USA Blue Book, Water-operating supplies ...... ............................................................ $144.45 Total Expenses ................................ $6715.11 April receipts per fund: General $17,238.30, Ag levy $106.31, PO Rent $229.17, Interest $19.12, Utility Tax $0, Road Use Tax $972.54, LOST $1051.67, Water $1775.55, Drainage $187.95, Recycling $375.89, Sales Tax $105.51, Penalties/Adjustments $120.34, Sewer $0.00, Bulk water $0.00. Total Revenue $22,182.35 MAYOR AND COUNCIL COMMENTS: New Business-not necessarily in order of discussion Special building permit for Kevin Ingold of 411 2nd St. to complete privacy fence. S. Rogers was asked to abstain from vote due to her being neighbor. J. Ross moved to approve permit, seconded by D. Ross. Ayes: 2. Motion carried. Discuss possible 2014 City Celebration. Council is too busy to take on this project this year. Clerk will put together a letter to go out with water bills to see if residents have any interest in volunteering for next year. May allow for larger fall festival. Update from D. Klingenborg on drainage repairs on Main Street-CIWA to work on repairs within next couple of weeks. Letter dated April 30, 2014, received from law
firm representing Virgil and Velma Cordes in regards to alleged drainage issue caused by neighbors parking area. Council will go take a look at area after council meeting and speak to residents while there. Clerk will contact City Attorney to for opinion and response letter. In the mean time statements may need to be obtained from CIWA employees and J. Folkerts who were present when drainage was originally discussed. Other Business: Clerk to contact Grundy County Engineer to see who winning bidder is for asphalt project. May be able to get discounted rate on repairs due to proximity. Water Clerk Report: Report for April 2014-2 shut off notices out. D. Klingenborg provided bid from Ceilley for insulation of pump house for $10,050.00. D. Ross moved to approve submitted bid, seconded by S. Rogers. Ayes: 3. Motion carried. NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD MONDAY JUNE 9, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED-CHANGE MAY BE POSTED D. Ross moved for adjournment, seconded by Rogers. Meeting adjourned at 8:07p.m. Respectfully submitted, Celane Hauser, City Clerk Joe Rich, Mayor IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR GRUNDY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA Docket No. (Sale No.): 14-0256(1) Court No. EQCV059128 Special Execution PLAINTIFF: WELLS FARGO, N.A. VS. DEFENDANTS: SCOTT C. TANNER -IN REM; SPOUSE OF SCOTT C. TANNER -IN REM; VERIDAN CREDIT UNION -IN REM; PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM 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 Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lots 2 and 3 of Block 1 of Frahm’s Addition to the Town of Reinbeck, Iowa. Street Address: 202 Pine Street, Reinbeck, Iowa 50669. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale is July 29, 2014 at 10 a.m., at the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 705 8th St., Grundy Center, Iowa 50638 Phone (319) 824-6933 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 applicable. Judgment Amt - $64,524.29; Costs - $599.90; Accruing Costs - Plus; Interest - 5.5% of $64,524.29 from March 12, 2014 = $1,351.47. Attorney is David Erickson (515) 288-2500. Date: May 22, 2014 Sheriff: Rick D. Penning Deputy: By Chief Deputy Tim Wolthoff 23-2
Grundy County Sheriff’s Department JEMMI ANDREE, age 26, Waterloo, was arrested June 3 at 5:30 PM on Hwy 20 at the 214 mile marker and charged with OWI 1st. Posted bond and released. Arrested by GRUNDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. ANITA TEDESCO, age 51, Irwin, PA, was arrested June 5 at 9:03 PM on L Avenue south of 170th Street and charged with OWI 1st. Being held in lieu of bond. Arrested by GRUNDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. A one vehicle accident occurred June 5 at 10:15 PM on Hwy 175 east of Q Avenue. STACI GARRETT, age 38, Grundy Center, was eastbound when a deer entered the roadway and was struck. Garrett’s 2000 Chrysler received an estimated $3,500 damage. No summons, no injury. Investigated by GRUNDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. KIMBERLY SCARBOROUGH, age 33, Marshalltown, was arrested June 9, at 9:51 PM in Grundy Center and charged with DRIVING WHILE LICENSE BARRED. Released on a promise to appear. Arrested by GRUNDY CENTER PD.
Buckgrove bridge closure
Peterson Contractors, Inc. of Reinbeck will be repairing flood damage to the Buckgrove Bridge on Hwy. D17 two –tenths of a mile east of Hwy. T25. The contractor is closing the bridge Thursday, June 12, and work will take five to seven weeks weather permitting. A signed detour will be provided. The detour consists of T25 north from D17 to IA57, IA57 from T25 to IA14, and IA14 from IA57 to D17.
Large Item Pick-Up Day Thursday, June 26, 2014
Stickers — $5 Available at City Hall Kiwanis Will Take: Refrigerators Washers Dryers Dishwashers Window A/C Trash Compactors Freezer Microwave Water Heater Dehumidifier These items will be picked up on June 28, 2014.
We Will NOT Take: Tires Batteries Lawn Mowers Weed Eaters Hazardous Material Such As Paint
We Will Take: Chairs, Couches, Box Springs Mattresses, Console TV Rolls of Carpet, Water Softeners, Household Items *Large items must EACH have a $5 sticker purchased from City Hall!
City Hall Open: M-F ~ 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Koenigs’ Acres Flea Market. Saturday, June 21, July 19 and August 16. 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. 1510 110th St., Hampton. Four miles south and one mile west of Hampton. Vendors, $10. 641-456-4903. Expecting antiques, collectibles, livestock equipment, crafts and much more. Simple food, port-a-potties and ﬁrewood available.
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STRAWBERRIES: Coming Soon to Hinegardner’s Orchard. Call 641492-6353 for more information
SERVICES TREE STUMPS Removed. Small machine, will not track yards. Also large machine for large stumps. Call Jerry Zehr in Conrad, Iowa at 641366-2241 ____________________________
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HELP WANTED HELP WANTED: Cooks & servers apply to Lone Tree Inn, 115 Main, Holland or call Joanie 824-6541
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Since my children have been home from school I think that there has been about 4 batches of homemade ice cream made. We have this great ice cream maker that has an insert that you freeze so there is no ice or salt to use. So, very easy for my children to use. The question always is ‘what ﬂavor today’? Vanilla beats out all due to the fact that with our family we all like something different, ﬁgure that, right? However, we run out of chocolate syrup quite quickly then and who wants that hfcs on their yummy homemade ice cream? Following is the easiest homemade ice cream and chocolate syrup we have found that satisﬁes everyone. Of course this is all pretty quick so we can have our treat after supper. Remember to email any of your recipes to me at email@example.com or mail them to our ofﬁce, I would love to share them here. Here’s to enjoying the summer with homemade ice cream and chocolate syrup! ≈ Lisa K.
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3 C. whole milk 2 C. heavy cream or half & half 1 C. Sugar or a tad less 1 tbsp. Vanilla Mix milk & sugar until sugar is almost dissolved. Add cream or half & half and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Pour all into the frozen insert and turn on, ours takes about 35-45 minutes.
Homemade Chocolate Syrup
1/2 C. Hershey’s Baking Cocoa 1 C. Sugar 1 C. water
Dash of salt (be sure it’s JUST a dash!) 1 tsp. Vanilla
In a medium saucepan, combine ﬁrst 4 ingredients over medium heat, whisking well. Bring it to a full boil and boil it for exactly for 1 minute (no longer), whisking or stirring constantly. Remove from heat, cool for about 3 minutes and then add the vanilla, stirring well to incorporate throughout. Store the homemade syrup in tightly capped bottle. This mix is slightly thinner than the kind you buy in the store, but mixes great in milk for delicious rich chocolate milk.
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Casey Lake (aka Hickory Hills Lake) Northeast Bluegill are in the shallows on area lakes as the spawning season is upon us. Largemouth bass fishing is heating up also as we approach summer water temperatures. Interior rivers are in excellent shape right now. Trout streams remain in excellent condition, for further information contact the Manchester District Office @ 563-927-3276. Casey Lake (aka Hickory Hills Lake) Northeast Casey Lake has been good fishing for bluegill, largemouth bass and channel catfish. Casey Lake (aka Hickory Hills Lake) Northeast Bluegill - Good: Fish a small piece of worm under a slip bobber just off of the shoreline as bluegill are on the spawning beds. Casey Lake (aka Hickory Hills Lake) Northeast Largemouth Bass - Good: Try casting spinner or crank baits, rubber worms along the dam or off of the jetties for good action. Plenty of bass ranging in the 13â€? to 16â€? size range. Casey Lake (aka Hickory Hills Lake) Northeast Channel Catfish - Good: Try fishing off of the old beach area with stinkbait, nightcrawlers or leopard frogs for some trophy catfish. Late afternoon, early evening has been the best. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Scattered showers are forecast for the weekend. Area rivers are turbid and unfishable but donâ€™t let that stop you from exploring a trout stream. Lakes and trout streams are in good condition. For more information on water levels, please visit this website at http://waterdata.usgs. gov/ia/nwis/rt. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-3828324. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Visibility is poor due to recent rainfall and flows are up. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Channel Catfish - Slow: Anglers are picking up catfish using a hook tipped with dead chubs, cut bait, stinkbait or night crawlers. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Walleye - Slow: Walleye are hit-
ting worms and minnows. A jig and twistertail is also working. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Crappie - Slow: Anglers are picking up crappies in the backwaters or shallow off channel areas using hooks tipped with minnow or rubber skirted jigs. Morning and evening are best. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Smallmouth Bass - Slow: Smallmouth are hitting night crawlers and minnows. Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Northern Pike - Slow: Anglers are beginning to see a few northerns in the creel. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Bluegill are in the shallows on area lakes as the spawning season is upon us. Largemouth bass fishing is heating up also as we approach summer water temperatures. Interior rivers are in excellent shape right now. Trout streams remain in excellent condition, for further information contact the Manchester District Office @ 563-927-3276. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast The Cedar River is beginning to clear up again as water levels begin to drop in Bremer County. There have been good reports of channel catfish, smallmouth bass and walleye being caught in Black Hawk county. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Walleye - Fair: A jig tipped with half a nightcrawler is a sure bet for walleye this time of year. Look for current breaks below wood structure or rocky shoreline areas for walleye. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Channel Catfish - Fair: A nightcrawler or dead cutbaits fished upstream of logjams or below riffle areas on the bottom has been productive for channel catfish this time of year. Cutbaits have seemed to be the bait of choice recently. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Smallmouth Bass - Fair: Try jigs tipped with a crawler or casting spinner and crank baits for smallmouth as water temperatures warm. Decorah District Streams Northeast Scattered showers are forecast for the weekend. Area rivers are turbid
and unfishable but donâ€™t let that stop you from exploring a trout stream. Lakes and trout streams are in good condition. For more information on water levels, please visit this website at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ia/ nwis/rt. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324. Decorah District Streams Northeast Though recurrent rains occasionally cloud some streams, most water remains relatively clear and fishable. A few March Browns have been hatching toward the evening hours - try a #12 Brown Adams or similar Brown Drake pattern for rising evening trout. #16 and #18 Sulphurs, midges, caddisflies and #18 Baetis have also been hatching periodically as the weather warms. For the spin fisher, try using an 1/8 oz jig tipped with a white twister or a #5 shad rap. Lake Hendricks Northeast Scattered showers are forecast for the weekend. Area rivers are turbid
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and unfishable but donâ€™t let that stop you from exploring a trout stream. Lakes and trout streams are in good condition. For more information on water levels, please visit this website at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ia/ nwis/rt. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324. Lake Hendricks Northeast Crappie - Slow: Anglers are picking up crappies using a jig tipped with a chartreuse twister. Crappies are in shallow. Lake Hendricks Northeast Bluegill - Excellent: Bluegills can be found close to shore and are biting on a hook tipped with a worm fished under a bobber. Lake Hendricks Northeast Channel Catfish - Good: Anglers are catching catfish using a hook tipped with a nightcrawler. Lake Hendricks Northeast Largemouth Bass - Excellent:
Anglers have been using spinnerbaits or jigs tipped with soft plastics fished along the shoreline. Lake Meyer Northeast Scattered showers are forecast for the weekend. Area rivers are turbid and unfishable but donâ€™t let that stop you from exploring a trout stream. Lakes and trout streams are in good condition. For more information on water levels, please visit this website at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ia/ nwis/rt. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324. Lake Meyer Northeast Bluegill - Good: 6-8 inch bluegills are hitting jigs while fishing for crappies on the jetty. Lake Meyer Northeast Crappie - Fair: Anglers are picking up crappies off the jetty or in shallow water using jigs tipped with a rubber skirt in shallow water. Lake Meyer Northeast
Largemouth Bass - Excellent: Bass up to 14â€? are hitting jigs tipped with twister tails or grubs. The bass are cruising for crappies. Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast Bluegill are in the shallows on area lakes as the spawning season is upon us. Largemouth bass fishing is heating up also as we approach summer water temperatures. Interior rivers are in excellent shape right now. Trout streams remain in excellent condition, for further information contact the Manchester District Office @ 563-927-3276. 06/05 09:33 Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast The Maquoketa River is in prime condition for the upcoming weekend. 06/05 09:33 Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast Walleye - Fair: A jig tipped with half a nightcrawler is a sure bet for walleye this time of year. Look for current breaks below wood structure or rocky shoreline areas for walleye.
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G-R softball team continues to seek winning formula GLADBROOK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck softball team continues to seek its first victory. Last week the Rebels dropped seven games and dropped to 0-10 on the season overall and 0-8 in the NICL West. G-R hopes to break out of its doldrums this week, hosting a doubleheader against West Marshall Monday, playing a single game at Grundy Center Thursday and hosting a single game against Central City Friday. South Hardin 6-7, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5-4 The Rebels let an opportunity slip through their fingers in the opener against South Hardin after taking the lead in the eighth inning. G-R tied the game with a run in the fourth and two in the sixth after falling behind 3-0. It scored a pair of runs in the ninth inning, only to see South Hardin rally with three in the bottom of the frame to take the win. The Rebels smacked 10 hits, including two each from Hanna Christopher, Sasha Nagle, Katy Thompson and Sadie Cahalan. Madison White threw for the Rebels, striking out eight in the complete-game effort. The nightcap was 3-2 after four innings before the Tigers plated three in the fifth to take control. The Rebels were credited with eight hits in the game, includin pair by Jordan LeBarge.
Amber Berendes, cr 0 0 0 0 Tessa Sienknecht, pr 0 1 0 0 Megan Swanson, pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 5 10 4 Stolen bases — Weber, Adair, Cahalan. Pitching White (L, 0-4)
IP R ER H BB K 9 6 4 10 3 8
South Hardin 7, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 011 002 0 — 4 South Hardin 120 031 0 — 7 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Hanna Christopher, 3b 4 0 1 1 Lauren Gauthier, 2b 4 0 1 1 Nicole Adair, cf 4 0 1 0 Hayley Weber, ss 3 0 1 0 Sasha Nagle, 1b 3 1 1 0 Katy Thompson, lf 2 1 0 0 Jordan LaBarge, c 2 0 2 1 Sadie Cahalan, rf 2 0 0 0 Madison White, p 1 0 0 0 Megan Swanson, lf 1 1 1 0 Amber Berendes, cr 0 1 0 0 Tessa Sienknecht, pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 26 4 8 3 Stolen bases — Berendes 3, Nagle, Thompson. Pitching White (L, 0-5) Thompson
IP R ER H BB K 4 3 3 4 1 3 2 4 3 4 0 0
East Marshall 10-12 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 0-0 Class 3A No. 5 East Marshall swept a pair of run-rule shortened games from the Rebels Wednesday in LeGrand. G-R had just five hits in the doubleheader, two in the opener and three in the nightcap, while allowing 24 hits. No Rebel had more than one hit on the night.
Amber Berendes, cr Totals Pitching Thompson (L, 0-1)
IP R ER H BB K 5 10 9 12 3 1
East Marshall 12, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 0 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 000 0 — 0 East Marshall 047 1 — 12 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Lauren Gauthier, 2b 2 0 1 0 Sadie Cahalan, lf 2 0 0 0 Hayley Weber, ss 2 0 0 0 Jordan LaBarge, c 2 0 1 0 Katy Thompson, rf 2 0 1 0 Madison White, p 1 0 0 0 Sasha Nagle, 1b 1 0 0 0 Nicole Adair, cf 1 0 0 0 Tessa Sienknecht, 3b 1 0 0 0 Amber Berendes, cr 0 0 0 0 Megan Swanson, cr 0 0 0 0 Totals 14 0 3 0 Pitching White (L, 0-6)
IP R ER H BB K 4 12 10 12 3 1
South Tama 17, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 7 South Tama slammed 19 hits in the victory over G-R Thursday. The Rebels led 4-1 after one and one-half innings before South Tama found its hitting stroke. The Trojans tied the game with three in the third, G-R regained the lead with three in top of the fourth inning and South Tama took the lead for good with five in the bottom of the frame. The Rebels had seven hits in the game, including two each by Nicole Adair and Lauren Gauther.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck South Tama Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB Hannah Christopher, 3b 2 Lauren Gauthier, 2b 3 Sasha Nagle, 1b 3 Jordan LaBarge, c 3 Katy Thompson, rf 3 Hayley Weber, ss 2 Sadie Cahalan, lf 3 Nicole Adair, cf 3 Madison White, p 1 Tessa Sienknecht, rf 1 Amber Berendes, cr 0 Megan Swanson, rf 0 Totals 24
220 300 — 7 013 544 — 17 R H RBI 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 3
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IP R ER H BB K 4 1/3 12 12 14 1 2 1 2/3 5 4 5 2 0
Gladbrook-Reinbeck Tournament G-R suffered a pair of losses in its own tournament Saturday. Lisbon senior McKenna Kilburg threw a three-inning perfect game in the opener, striking out five of the nine Rebels she faced. G-R took the early lead against Belle Plaine before the Plainesmen scored six in the third inning to take control. Cahalan, Nagle and LaBarge had two hits each for the Rebels. Lisbon 15, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 0 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 000 — 0 Lisbon 78x — 15 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Lauren Gauthier, 2b 1 0 0 0 Sadie Cahalan, lf 1 0 0 0 Sasha Nagle, 1b 1 0 0 0 Jordan LaBarge, c 1 0 0 0 Madison White, cf 1 0 0 0 Katy Thompson, p 1 0 0 0 Megan Swanson, ss 1 0 0 0 Tessa Sienknecht, 3b 1 0 0 0 Lexi Wrage, rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 9 0 0 0 Pitching Thompson (L, 0-2)
IP R ER H BB K 2 15 13 8 8 0
Belle Plaine 11, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5 Belle Plaine 006 23 — 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 111 02 — 5 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Lauren Gauthier, 3b 2 1 1 1 Sadie Cahalan, lf 3 1 2 1 Sasha Nagle, 1b 2 1 2 0 Jordan LaBarge, c 3 0 2 0 Madison White, p 2 0 1 1 Katy Thompson, cf 3 0 0 0 Tessa Sienknecht, ss 3 1 0 1 Lexi Wrage, 2b 3 0 0 0 Amber Berendes, rf 3 0 0 0 Megan Swanson, cr 0 1 0 0 Totals 24 5 8 4 Stolen bases — Sienknecht 2, Gauthier, Cahalan, Nagle, White.
South Hardin 6, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 000 102 002 — 5 South Hardin 300 000 003 — 6 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Hayley Weber, ss 4 1 0 0 Lauren Gauthier, 2b 3 0 0 0 Nicole Adair, cf 4 1 1 0 Hanna Christopher, 3b 4 1 2 1 Madison White, p 4 0 0 0 Sasha Nagle, 1b 4 0 2 1 Jordan LaBarge, c 4 0 1 0 Katy Thompson, lf 4 1 2 0 Sadie Cahalan, rf 4 0 2 2
East Marshall 10, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 0 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 000 00 — 0 East Marshall 001 63 — 10 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Lauren Gauthier, 2b 1 0 0 0 Sadie Cahalan, lf 2 0 0 0 Sasha Nagle, 1b 2 0 0 0 Nicole Adair, cf 2 0 0 0 Jordan LaBarge, c 1 0 0 0 Hayley Weber, ss 2 0 1 0 Megan Swanson, 3b 2 0 0 0 Katy Thompson, p 1 0 0 0 Madison White, rf 1 0 1 0 Tessa Sienknecht, rf 0 0 0 0
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Brynn Harberts, p 0 0 0 0 Haleigh Durnin, pr 0 0 0 0 Bailey Fettkether, cr 0 3 0 0 Alayna Kollasch, pr 0 0 0 0 Emma Williams, ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 19 13 11 12 Doubles — Danger 2, Meyer. Stolen bases — Fettkether 2. Pitching IP R ER H BB K Harberts (W, 1-2) 3 0 0 2 1 0
Dike-New Hartford 10, Aplington-Parkersburg 2 D-NH extended its winning streak to three games with the victory over its rival. The Wolverines took the lead with three runs in the second inning and took control of the game by plating five in the fifth. Dove picked up her second straight win, striking out nine in the complete-game effort. She allowed six hits. Sam Meyer led D-NH’s 15hit attack with three singles. Aplington-Parkersburg falls to 1-7. Dike-New Hartford 10, Aplington-Park 2 Dike-New Hartford 030 050 2 — 10 Aplington-Parkersburg 001 001 0 — 2 Dike-New Hartford AB R H RBI Katie Nielsen, c 4 0 2 0 Mariah Danger, lf 4 1 1 0 Samantha Meyer, 1b 4 1 3 0 Brooke Myers, ss 4 1 1 2 Maddie Demro, 3b 4 2 2 1 Anna Williams, dh 4 1 2 0 Haley O’Connor, cf 4 1 2 3 Tessa Dall, rf 4 0 2 3 Kelsey Latwesen, 2b 3 0 0 0 Hannah Dove, p 0 0 0 0 Haleigh Durnin, pr 0 0 0 0 Bailey Fettkether, cr 0 1 0 0 Alayna Kollasch, pr 0 1 0 0 Emma Williams, pr 0 1 0 0 Totals 35 10 15 9 Double — Myers. Stolen bases — Meyer, Demro, Fettkether, Williams. Pitching IP R ER H BB K Dove (W, 2-1) 7 2 2 6 3 9
DIKE — Dike-New Hartford picked up a pair of North Iowa Cedar League East Division victories last week, splitting a doubleheader with Union Community Monday before winning a single game against Aplington-Parkersburg Thursday in eight innings. The Wolverines (4-2 overall, 3-1 in the NICL East) played a doubleheader at Jesup Monday. They host AGWSR Wednesday and are at Hudson Thursday. Dike-New Hartford 5-3, Union 3-4 The Wolverines held off Union’s seventh-inning rally to win the opener but could not shot the Knights down in the nightcap. D-NH scored two in the third and fifth innings and one in the top of the seventh to build a 5-1 lead in the first game. Union plated a pair in the bottom of the frame before Byron Fritch could get the final out and preserve the victory. Fritch (1-0) went all the way on the hill, scattering six hits while striking out four and walking three. He also went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double to pace the offense. The nightcap was tied 1-1 in the fifth inning when Union scored to take the lead for good. The Knights added a pair of insurance runs in the sixth inning, which proved key to the victory as D-NH scored a pair of runs in the seventh to make things close. Carson Parker took the loss despite surrendering just two hits in five innings of work. He struck out
three and walked seven. Jake Sonnenberg threw the final inning for the Wolverines. D-NH managed just four hits in the game, including a pair by Parker. Union Community stood 3-4 overall, 3-2 in the East following the doubleheader.
Dike-New Hartford 5, Union 3 Dike-New Hartford 002 020 1 — 5 Union 000 100 2 — 3 Dike-NH AB R H RBI Carson Parker, c 2 2 1 0 Gabe Eiklenborg, cf 1 2 0 0 Jake Sonnenberg, 2b 3 0 1 1 Byron Fritch, p 4 1 3 1 Ben Cuvelier, lf 2 0 1 2 Connor McCleeary, 3b 3 0 0 0 Ty Sohn, 1b 3 0 0 0 Alex Anderson, dh 3 0 0 0 Jacob Moore, rf 0 0 0 0 Connor Neuroth, ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 24 5 6 4 Double — Fritch. Stolen base — Cuvelier. Pitching Fritch (W, 1-0)
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Union 4, Dike-New Hartford 3 Dike-New Hartford 000 010 2 — 3 Union 000 112 x — 4 Dike-NH AB R H RBI Carson Parker, p 4 0 2 1 Gabe Eiklenborg, cf 2 1 1 0 Jake Sonnenberg, 2b 4 1 0 0 Byron Fritch, c 2 0 0 0 Ben Cuvelier, lf 4 0 0 0 Connor McCleeary, 3b 1 0 1 0 Ty Sohn, 1b 3 0 0 0 Alex Anderson, dh 1 0 0 0 Jacob Moore, rf 0 0 0 0 Connor Neuroth, ss 3 0 0 0 Dilan Cummings, pr 0 1 0 0 Totals 24 3 4 1 Stolen bases — Eiklenborg, Cummings. Pitching Parker (L, 1-1) Sonnenberg
IP R ER H BB K 5 2 1 2 7 3 1 2 2 3 0 0
Pitching White (L, 0-8) Thompson
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Dike-New Hartford 8, Aplington-Parkersburg 3 The Wolverines scored three times in the eighth inning to pull out and back-and-forth contest against their rivals. D-NH jumped ahead 3-0 with a single run in the first inning and two in the second. Aplington-Parkersburg responded with four in the second to take the lead before the Wolverines responded with two in the fourth to take the lead back. A-P tied it in its half of the fourth before pitching and defense took over for the final three frames. Parker (2-1) threw two shutout innings of relief to pick up the victory after Sonnenberg threw the first six innings. Gabe Eiklenborg led the Wolverines’ eight-hit attack with three singles while Parker and Sonnenberg had two hits each. Aplington-Parkersburg fell to 5-3 with the loss. Dike-New Hartford 120 200 03 — 8 Aplington-Parkersburg 040 100 00 — 5 Dike-NH AB R H RBI Carson Parker, c 5 2 2 2 Gabe Eiklenborg, cf 5 2 3 3 Jake Sonnenberg, p 4 0 2 1 Byron Fritch, ss 3 0 0 0 Ben Cuvelier, lf 2 0 0 1 Connor McCleeary, 3b 5 0 0 0 Ty Sohn, 1b 5 1 1 0 Alex Anderson, dh 3 0 0 0 Jacob Moore, rf 0 0 0 0 Connor Neuroth, 2b 3 1 0 0 Dilan Cummings, pr 0 1 0 0 Jakob Luna, pr 0 1 0 0 Totals 35 8 8 7 Double — Parker. Stolen bases — Parker, Eiklenborg, Cuvelier. Pitching Sonnenberg Parker (W, 2-1)
IP R ER H BB K 6 5 2 8 6 4 2 0 0 1 1 4
Rebels continue strong start REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s baseball team continued its strong start last week, picking up four victories in five games. The Rebels (6-1 overall, 5-1 NICL West) split a doubleheader with South Hardin while picking up single-game victories over AGWSR, South Tama and Sumner-Fredericksburg. They hosted a doubleheader against West Marshall Monday and play a single game at Grundy Center Thursday. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 4-7, South Hardin 3-10 The Rebels scored a run in the eighth inning to pull out a one-run victory in the opener but could not overcome South Hardin’s hot hitting in the nightcap. The Rebels scored a run in the sixth inning of the opener to tie the score 3-3. They led 2-0 early before the Tigers plated three third-inning runs to take the lead. Cameron Murphy picked up the win in relief for G-R, striking out six and walking just one in four innings of work. Cameron Kickbush started and struck out seven in four innings of work. Logan Flamme, Bryce Ehlers, Phillip Zimmerman and Zach Pierce had two hits each for the winners. South Hardin jumped ahead 4-0 in after three innings of the nightcap and G-R could not recover. The Tigers led by as many as eight runs before the Rebels scored five in the final three innings to close the gap. Zimmerman and Zach Pierce led Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s nine-hit attack with three safeties each while Flamme slugged the team’s first home run of the season. Brady Kuehl took the loss for the Rebels. The win was the first of the year for South Hardin, which improved to 1-4. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 4, South Hardin 3 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 200 001 01 — 4 South Hardin 003 000 00 — 3 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Camden Kickbush, p 4 1 0 1 Logan Flamme, 2b 5 0 2 1 Bryce Ehlers, c 4 0 2 0 Phillip Zimmerman, cf 3 0 2 2 Cameron Murphy, ss 4 0 0 0 Jeff Tscherter, rf 3 0 0 0 Josh Cooley, 3b 4 1 0 0 Zach Pierce, dh 4 1 2 0 Brady Kuehl, 1b 4 0 0 0 Marco Barron, lf 0 0 0 0 Colton Dinsdale, cr 0 1 0 0 Totals 35 4 8 4 Doubles — Ehlers, Pierce. Triple — Zimmerman. Stolen bases — Kickbush, Tscherter. Pitching Kickbush Murphy (W, 1-0)
IP R ER H BB K 4 3 2 3 2 7 4 0 0 1 1 6
South Hardin 10, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 7
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 000 211 3 — 7 South Hardin 013 600 x — 10 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Camden Kickbush, ss 3 0 0 2 Logan Flamme, 2b 4 1 1 2 Bryce Ehlers, c 4 0 1 1 Phillip Zimmerman, cf 3 0 3 0 Jake Mohlis, lf 2 0 0 0 Cameron Murphy, dh 4 0 1 0 Jeff Tscherter, rf 3 1 0 0 Josh Cooley, 3b 2 2 0 0 Zach Pierce, 1b 4 2 3 2 Brady Kuehl, p 1 0 0 0 Marco Barron, lf 0 0 0 0 Colton Dinsdale, cr 0 1 0 0 Joe Smoldt, cr 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 7 9 7 Doubles — Zimmerman, Pierce. Triple — Zimmerman. Home run — Flamme (1). Stolen bases — Smoldt 2. Pitching Kuehl (L, 1-1) Zimmerman Barron
IP 3 2/3 0 2 1/3
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Gladbrook-Reinbeck 9, AGWSR 4 The Rebels rebounded from their first loss of the season with a comefrom-behind victory over AGWSR.
The Cougars jumped ahead 4-1 after an inning and one-half before G-R rallied. It tied the game with two in the fourth and took the lead with a run in the fifth. Marco Barron overcame early struggles to shut out AGWSR over the final five innings. He struck out eight and allowed six hits. Kickbush and Jeff Tscherter led G-R’s six-hit attack with three hits each. Tscherter also drove home three runs. AGWSR dropped to 1-6 with the loss. AGWSR 220 000 0 — 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 110 214 x — 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Camden Kickbush, ss 4 1 3 2 Logan Flamme, 2b 1 2 0 0 Bryce Ehlers, c 3 0 1 1 Phillip Zimmerman, cf 4 1 1 1 Jeff Tscherter, rf 4 1 3 3 Zach Pierce, lf 4 1 1 1 Josh Cooley, 3b 3 1 1 0 Cameron Murphy, dh 4 1 1 0 Brady Kuehl, 1b 4 0 2 1 Marco Barron, p 0 0 0 0 Colton Dinsdale, cr 0 0 0 0 Matt Roeding, cr 0 1 0 0 Totals 31 9 13 9 Double — Zimmerman. Stolen base — Tscherter. Pitching Barron (W, 1-0)
IP R ER H BB K 7 4 4 6 6 8
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 8, South Tama 1 Kickbush allowed just one earned run in a complete-game effort while striking out four. After falling behind 1-0, the Rebels took the lead for good with four second-innings runs. Josh Cooley had three hits for the winners while Kickbush and Murphy had two each. South Tama dropped to 3-4 with the loss. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 041 021 0 — 8 South Tama 100 000 0 — 1 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Camden Kickbush, p 4 2 2 0 Logan Flamme, 2b 3 0 0 0 Bryce Ehlers, c 4 0 1 2 Phillip Zimmerman, cf 4 0 1 1 Jeff Tscherter, rf 4 1 1 0 Zach Pierce, dh 3 2 0 0 Josh Cooley, 3b 4 2 3 1 Cameron Murphy, ss 4 1 2 4 Brady Kuehl, 1b 3 0 1 0 Marco Barron, lf 0 0 0 0 Colton Dinsdale, cr 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 8 11 8 Doubles — Tscherter, Kuehl. Triple — Murphy. Pitching Kickbush (W, 1-0)
IP R ER H BB K 7 1 0 5 0 4
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 13, Sumner-Fredericksburg 11 The Rebels slugged 13 hits while picking up a non-conference victory. G-R scored six first-inning runs but found itself tied just one-half inning later. The Rebels built their lead back to 11-7 after four innings, only to see S-F rally and tie the score again. The Rebels scored their winning runs in the sixth inning. Murphy picked up the win in relief of Kuehl, who threw the first five innings. Kickbush went 4-for-4 to pace G-R’s 13-hit attack. Sumner-Fredericksburg 060 122 0 — 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 611 302 x — 13 Gladbrook-Reinbeck AB R H RBI Camden Kickbush, ss 4 1 4 2 Logan Flamme, 2b 4 1 1 1 Bryce Ehlers, c 4 0 1 2 Phillip Zimmerman, cf 3 1 1 1 Jeff Tscherter, rf 4 2 1 0 Zach Pierce, 1b 4 2 2 2 Josh Cooley, 3b 2 1 0 0 Cameron Murphy, dh 2 3 2 2 Brady Kuehl, p 3 0 1 3 Marco Barron, lf 0 0 0 0 Colton Dinsdale, cr 0 1 0 0 Joe Smoldt, cr 0 1 0 0 Totals 30 13 13 13 Triple — Ehlers. Stolen bases — Kickbush, Tscherter, Murphy, Smoldt. Pitching Kuehl Murphy (W, 2-0)
IP R ER H BB K 5 9 8 9 5 2 2 2 2 2 3 4
Grundy SPORTS Register
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Spartan softball has tough five game series on the road
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By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent ACKLEY – The Grundy Center softball team closed out the week with a strong defensive performance despite a 3-1 loss to Class 1A No. 6 AGWSR on Thursday. Earlier in the week the Spartans dropped four games in double headers at West Marshall and South Tama. Jessica Ackerson and Alyssa Mathews connected for the only Spartan hits against AGWSR pitcher Ashley Sicard at Ackley, Ackerson with a triple and scoring a run. Kayla Mathews struck out one and walked two in six innings. The Spartans connected for 10 hits but could only convert them to two runs in the opener with West Marshall on Wednesday. Jill Itzen pounded out a solo home run and Jessika Van Deest a double to lead the Spartan bats in a close 4-2 loss to the Trojans. Kayla Mathews went the distance on the mound, striking out one and walking none. In the nightcap West Marshall scored four runs in both the first and the third on their way to a second win with a much bigger spread, this time 12-4 over the Spartans. Landry Luhring hit once and scored twice, and Jill Itzen drove in two runs for the Spartans. Luhring pitched the first three innings, striking out one and walking six. Kayla Mathews took over the mound for the final three innings, and struck out one and walked none. South Tama shutout Grundy Center in both games last Monday night, taking the first game 4-0 and the second 8-0. Stephanie Wallen stroked a double in game one, and Kayla Mathews went 2-for 3 at the plate in game two. Luhring struck out one and walked four in four innings in game two. Mathews struck out two and walked one in the final two innings. This week the Spartans were scheduled to host South Hardin in a double header on Monday, play Hudson in the UNI-Dome on Wednesday, and host GladbrookReinbeck on Thursday.
AGWSR Grundy Center
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AGWSR AB R H RBI Madison Fryslie, rf 3 0 0 0 Olivia Ingledue, cf 2 0 0 0 Ashley Sicard, p 3 1 1 1 Morgan Rose, 1b 3 0 0 0 Jami Johnson, c 3 0 2 0 Jodi Johnson, dh 1 0 0 1 Alexa Johnson, lf 3 1 2 0 Maddie Deters, 3b 2 0 1 0 Morgan Kappel, ss 2 0 0 0 Abbie Young, 2b 0 0 0 0 Megan Marlette 1 1 0 0 Stolen Bases – Ingledue 1. Doubles – A. Johnson 1. Home Runs – Sicard 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Sicard (W, 7-1) 7 1 1 1 0 10 AGWSR South Tama
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AGWSR AB R H RBI Madison Fryslie, rf 3 2 1 0 Olivia Ingledue, cf 2 0 0 0 Ashley Sicard, p 3 0 0 0 Morgan Rose, 1b 3 0 0 0 Megan Marlette, dh 3 1 0 0 Maddie Deters, 3b 2 0 0 0 Jami Johnson, c 2 0 0 1 Alexa Johnson, lf 2 0 0 0 Morgan Kappel, ss 2 0 1 0 Abbie Young, 2b 0 0 0 0 Rachel Frazier, cr 0 0 0 0 Doubles – Kappel 1. Triples – Fryslie. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Sicard (W, 6-1) 7 3 1 0 1 9 AGWSR South Tama
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AGWSR AB R H RBI Madison Fryslie, rf 1 2 0 0 Olivia Ingledue, cf 3 1 1 0 Ashley Sicard, p 3 1 2 4 Morgan Rose, 1b 3 1 1 0 Megan Marlette, dh 2 1 1 0 Maddie Deters, 3b 2 1 0 0 Jami Johnson, c 1 0 0 1 Alexa Johnson, lf 0 1 0 1 Abbie Young, 2b 1 1 0 2 Morgan Kappel, ss 0 1 0 0 Anna Jaspers, cr 0 2 0 0 Stolen Bases – A. Johnson 1, Kappel 1, Jaspers 1. Doubles – Rose 1. Home Runs – Sicard 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Sicard (W, 5-1) 4 0 0 0 0 6 AGWSR East Marshall
100 610 0 – 8 001 010 1 – 3
AGWSR pitcher Ashley Sicard struck out 10 and walked none in the 3-1 win over Grundy Center Friday night. (Patti Rust/The Grundy Register) AGWSR AB R H RBI Madison Fryslie, rf 3 1 1 1 Olivia Ingledue, cf 2 1 0 0 Ashley Sicard, p 2 0 0 0 Morgan Rose, 1b 3 0 1 2 Megan Marlette, dh 3 2 2 1 Maddie Deters, 3b 3 1 2 2 Jami Johnson, c 2 0 1 0 Alexa Johnson, lf 2 0 1 1 Morgan Kappel, ss 3 0 0 0 Rachel Frazier, pr 0 1 0 0 Alana Groninga, cr 0 1 0 0 Anna Jaspers, cr 0 1 0 0 Jodi Johnson, ph 1 0 0 0 Abbie Young, 2b 0 0 0 0 Stolen Bases – Fryslie 1. Triples – Marlette 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Sicard (W, 4-1) 7 8 3 2 0 11 AGWSR
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AGWSR AB R H RBI Madison Fryslie, rf 5 2 3 0 Alana Groninga, ph 1 1 0 0 Olivia Ingledue, cf 4 0 2 3 Ashley Sicard, p 4 0 0 0 Morgan Rose, 1b 5 0 1 0 Megan Marlette, dh 3 0 2 1 Maddie Deters, 3b 4 1 2 0 Jami Johnson, c 2 0 1 0 Alexa Johnson, lf 3 1 2 0 Morgan Kappel, ss 0 0 0 0 Abbie Young, 2b 3 0 0 0 Anna Jaspers, cr 0 0 0 0 Jodi Johnson, ph 1 0 1 1 Doubles - Fryslie 2, Jami Johnson 1. Triples – Marlette 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Sicard (L, 3-1)8 9 8 4 1
AGWSR baseball has tough 0-4 week By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent ACKLEY – The AGWSR baseball team went 0-4 this past week, bowing to Grundy Center 16-4 at home on Thursday, losing to Gladbrook-Reinbeck 9-4 at Reinbeck on Wednesday, and dropping both games of a double header to East Marshall on Monday, 13-1 and 201. Complete stats were not available.
In a full week of baseball, the Cougars were scheduled to face BCLUW in a double header at Beaman on Monday, play at Dike on Wednesday, and at West Marshall (State Center) on Thursday. They will close out the week at Sheffield on Saturday where they will face off with West Fork and BelmondKlemme.
AGWSR 002 200 0 – 4 Center 004 012 9 – 16
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AGWSR 001 00 – 1 East Marshall 034 06 – 13
Grundy Center AB R H RBI Kayla Mathews, p 3 0 0 0 Jessica Ackerson, cf 3 1 1 0 Jessika Van Deest, 2b 2 0 0 1 Jill Itzen, 1b 3 0 0 0 Alyssa Mathews, ss 3 0 1 0 Cearra Aguon, c 2 0 0 0 Josie McMartin, 3b 2 0 0 0 Stephanie Wallen, rf 2 0 0 0 Landry Luhring, lf 2 0 0 0 Triples – Ackerson 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Mathews, K. (L, 0-4) 6 7 3 3 2 1 Grundy Center West Marshall
Grundy Center's Austin Burroughs slides to beat the throw to AGWSR's Brandon Johnson backed by Evan Janssen at third base Friday night in Ackley. (Patti Rust/The Grundy Register)
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Grundy Center sophomore Kayla Mathews puts one in the Spartans' game with AGWSR this past week. (Patti Rust/The Grundy Register photo) Kayla Mathews, lf 4 0 1 0 Jessica Ackerson, cf 4 1 1 0 Jessika Van Deest, 2b 4 0 1 0 Jill Itzen, 1b 4 0 1 2 Alyssa Mathews, ss 3 0 0 0 Josie McMartin, 3b 3 0 1 0 Cearra Aguon, c 1 0 0 0 Stephanie Wallen, rf 2 0 0 0 Landry Luhring, p 2 2 1 0 Courtney Cooper, cr 0 1 0 0 Brianna Heltebridle, rf 0 0 0 0 Melanie Homeister, ph 1 0 0 0 Kaylie Laughlin, lf 1 0 0 0 Stolen bases – VanDeest 2, McMartin 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Luhring (L, 0-4) 3 8 10 6 6 1 Mathews, K. 3 2 2 2 0 1 Grundy Center West Marshall
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Alyssa Mathews, ss 4 0 0 0 Jessica Ackerson, cf 4 0 2 0 Jessika Van Deest, 2b 4 0 1 0 Jill Itzen, 1b 4 1 2 0 Kayla Mathews, p 2 0 1 0 Cearra Aguon, c 3 0 1 0 Stephanie Wallen, rf 3 0 1 0 Melanie Homeister, dh 0 0 0 0 Landry Luhring, lf 3 1 1 0 Josie McMartin, 3b 1 0 1 0 Kaylie Laughin, cr 0 0 0 0 Stolen bases – K. Mathews 2, Laughlin 1. Doubles – VanDeest 1. Home runs – Itzen 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Mathews, K. (L, 0-3)6 9 4 3 0 1 Grundy Center
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Alyssa Mathews, ss 3 0 1 0 Jessica Ackerson, cf 2 0 2 0 Jessika Van Deest, 3b 1 0 0 0 Jill Itzen, 1b 3 0 0 0 Kayla Mathews, lf 3 0 2 0 Cearra Aguon, c 3 0 1 0 Stephanie Wallen, 2b 2 0 0 0 Courtney Cooper, dh 3 0 0 0 Landry Luhring, p 3 0 1 0 Andrea Johnson, rf 0 0 0 0 Brianna Heltebridle, lf 0 0 0 0 Kaylie Laughin, cr 0 0 0 0 Candice Meyer, ph 1 0 0 0 Stolen bases – Aguon 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Luhring (L, 0-3)4 5 6 4 4 1 Mathews, A. 2 1 2 1 1 2 Grundy Center South Tama
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Alyssa Mathews, ss 3 0 0 0 Jessica Ackerson, cf 2 0 1 0 Jessika Van Deest, 3b 3 0 1 0 Jill Itzen, 1b 3 0 0 0 Kayla Mathews, p 3 0 1 0 Cearra Aguon, c 3 0 1 0 Stephanie Wallen, 2b 3 0 1 0 Melanie Homeister, dh 2 0 0 0 Landry Luhring, lf 2 0 0 0 Courtney Cooper, rf 0 0 0 0 Kaylie Laughin, cr 0 0 0 0 Candice Meyer, pr 1 0 0 0 Stolen bases – Ackerson 1, K. Mathews 1. Doubles – Wallen 1. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Mathews, K. (L, 0-2) 6 7 4 2 0 0
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Grundy Center AGWSR
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Bryce Moats, cf 5 3 3 2 Grant Weldon, 3b 5 2 1 1 Jordan Clapp, p 4 3 2 5 Braidan Buhrow, 1b 5 1 2 1 Jared Clapp, c 5 1 1 0 Austin Burroughs, ss 2 2 1 2 Austin Grimm, lf 5 1 1 3 Jared Krausman rf 5 1 1 2 Garrett Weldon, 2b 4 2 2 0 Stolen Bases – Moats 2, Weldon 2. Doubles – Moats 2. Home runs – Clapp 2. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Clapp, Jordan (W, 1-0)6 4 4 2 2 10 Moats 1 0 0 0 0 3 Grundy Center South Tama
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Bryce Moats, cf 4 4 2 0 Grant Weldon, p 2 1 0 0 Jordan Clapp, ss 5 4 2 1 Austin Burroughs, 3b 3 1 0 0 Braidan Buhrow, 1b 3 0 2 2 Jared Clapp, c 4 0 2 2 Jared Krausman, lf 3 0 0 0 Sawyer Bowen, rf 3 0 0 Garrett Weldon, 2b 4 0 0 0 Stolen Bases – Moats 2, Weldon 2. Doubles – Moats 2. Home runs – Clapp 2. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Weldon, Grant (W, 1-1) 3 5 4 1 3 2 Moats 3 1 1 0 3 4 Clapp, Jordan 1 0 0 0 2 2 Grundy Center South Tama
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Grundy Center AB R H RBI Bryce Moats, cf 4 0 2 0 Grant Weldon, 3b 4 1 2 0 Jordan Clapp, ss 2 0 1 0 Austin Burroughs, p 4 0 1 1 Braidan Buhrow, 1b 4 0 0 0 Jared Clapp, c 3 0 1 0 Jared Krausman, lf 4 0 1 0 Sawyer Bowen, rf 3 0 0 0 Garrett Weldon, 2b 2 0 0 0 Stolen Bases – Moats 2, Weldon 2. Doubles – Moats 2. Home runs – Clapp 2. Pitching IP H R ER BB K Burroughs (L, 0-1)4 1/3 8 9 5 3 4 Weldon, Garrett 1 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
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Spartan baseball team wins two, drops one By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent ACKLEY – The Grundy Center baseball team moves to 3-5 with wins in two of three games this past week. A late rally earned the Spartans a 16-4 win over AGWSR Thursday, after splitting games with South Tama on Monday. The Spartans batted around and scored nine runs in the top of seventh to quickly turn a 6-4 game into a big 16-4 win at Ackley Thursday. Jordan Clapp fueled the Spartan offense with two home runs, the first coming in the third inning scoring three runs and putting Grundy Center up 4-0. The second came in the sixth and scored two, bringing the score to 7-4 Spartans. In addition to two hits and five RBIs, Clapp scored three runs and also pitched the win, striking out 10 batters and walking two in six innings. Bryce Moats pitched the bottom of the seventh, striking out three Cougar batters to secure the win. Moats also contributed in a big way offensively, with three hits including two doubles, two runs batted in, and three runs scored. After a slow start offensively at South Tama, the Spartans found their rhythm at the plate in the second game of a double header, scoring 10 runs on nine hits to avenge a loss in the opening game with a 10-3 win over the Trojans. Jordan Clapp went 3-for-5 at the plate and scored four times and Bryce Moats went 2-for-4 with three stolen bases and four runs. Braidan Buhrow and Jared Clapp both collected two hits and two RBIs. Grant Weldon pitched the win, striking out two and walking three in three innings on the mound. Moats struck out four and walked three, also in three innings, and Jordan Clapp struck out two and walked two in the seventh. In the opening game at South Tama the Spartans scored one run in the first but went scoreless the remaining six, suffering a 9-1 loss to the Trojans. Bryce Moats and Grant Weldon hit twice, Weldon scoring the only Spartan run. Austin Burroughs took the loss, striking out four and walking three in just over four innings of pitching. The Spartans were scheduled to host South Hardin on Monday, play at Hudson on Wednesday, and host Gladbrook-Reinbeck on Thursday of this week.
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By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent NEVADA – After a 3-0 first round regional win over Iowa FallsAlden last Tuesday night, the Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center girls’ soccer team suffered a 4-0 season ending loss at the hands of undefeated, second-ranked Nevada on Friday. APGC closes out the 2014 season with a winning 7-6 record.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck senior forward Taylor Weida and a Solon defender both get a touch on the ball in the regional final on the turf at Solon Monday night. (Patti Rust/The Grundy Register photo)
Successful 2014 Rebel girls’ soccer campaign ends in regional final
By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent SOLON – The GladbrookReinbeck girls’ soccer team saw a successful season come to end just short of a state tournament bid in a tight 1-0 regional final loss to Solon Monday night. The full story will be in next week’s Grundy Register. The loss comes after an exciting 4-3 upset win over Union in the semi-final Friday, and a decisive 10-0 early ending win over Benton in the opening round of postseason play. 3
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 4, Union
The Rebels came out fast at La Porte City Friday night, with Nicole Adair finding the goal in the first four minutes of play, followed by a second goal just a few minutes lat-
er. Then with 11 minutes left to play in the opening period Adair found the net a third time from a direct kick making the score 3-0 Rebels at the half. Union answered in the second half, finding the net twice before GR’s Hanna Christopher headed a corner kick from Adair into the frame bringing the score to 4-2. Next to score was Union on an outside shot that sailed into the goal making it 4-3, but with only minutes left to play G-R held on to take the upset win 4-3. Rebel goalkeeper Bailea Evenson recorded 13 saves on the night, and the Rebel defense limited the Knights to just five shots on goal. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 10, Benton 0 Despite a slightly sluggish start the Rebels found momentum seven
DIKE — The Dike-New Hartford High School softball team picked up its first victories of the young season last week, putting together a threegame winning streak after dropping their first three games of the year. D-NH dropped a doubleheader at Union Monday before sweeping a twinbill at Wapsie Valley Wednesday and winning a single game at Aplington-Parkersburg Thursday. The Wolverines (3-3 both overall and in the North Iowa Cedar League East Division), also played in the Hudson Tournament Saturday, though results of the tourney were not available as of Monday. D-NH played a doubleheader against Jesup in Dike Monday, hosts AGWSR Wednesday and hosts Hudson Thursday. Union 4-10, Dike-New Hartford 3-7 Union rallied in both games to send the Wolverines to tough losses. D-NH led 3-1 in the fifth inning of the opener when the home team plated three in the bottom of the frame to take the lead for good. Hannah Dove took the loss in the circle for the Wolverines, striking out five while allowing five hits. Maddie Demro had two of DikeNew Hartford’s four hits. The Wolverines fell behind 7-2 in the nightcap, only to rally and tie the score with a five-run fourth inning. Union scored a run in the fifth to regain the lead and plated a pair of insurance runs in the sixth inning. Dike-New Hartford rapped 11 hits in the game, including two each from Mariah Danger, Haley O’Conner, Tessa Dall and Anna Williams. Brynn Harberts took the loss for the Wolverines. Union improved to 4-1 with the wins. Union 4, Dike-New Hartford 3 Dike-New Hartford 000 120 0 — 3 Union 010 030 x — 4
Dike-New Hartford Katie Nielsen, c Brooke Myers, ss Samantha Meyer, 1b Maddie Demro, 3b Mariah Danger, lf Haley O’Connor, cf Tessa Dall, rf Kelsey Latwesen, 2b Anna Williams, dh Hannah Dove, p Bailey Fettkether, pr Alayna Kollasch, pr Totals Stolen bases — Meyer, Fettkether. Pitching Dove (L, 0-1)
AB R H RBI 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 3 4 1 Myers 2, Kollasch 2, IP R ER H BB K 6 4 3 5 4 5
Union 10, Dike-New Hartford 7 Dike-New Hartford 200 500 0 — 7 Union 016 012 x — 10 Dike-New Hartford AB R H RBI Katie Nielsen, c 4 0 1 2 Brooke Myers, ss 3 0 0 0 Samantha Meyer, 1b 3 1 0 0 Maddie Demro, 3b 4 1 1 0 Mariah Danger, lf 3 1 2 0 Haley O’Connor, cf 4 1 2 0 Tessa Dall, rf 4 1 2 2 Kelsey Latwesen, 2b 3 1 1 0 Anna Williams, dh 2 1 2 1 Brynn Harberts, p 0 0 0 0 Bailey Fettkether, pr 0 0 0 0 Alayna Kollasch, pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 7 11 5 Double — Nielsen. Stolen bases — Williams 2, Myers, Danger, O’Connor, Latwesen, Kollasch. Pitching IP R ER H BB K Harberts (L, 0-2) 6 10 7 17 2 1
Dike-New Hartford 6-13, Wapsie Valley 1-0 The Wolverines scored their first doubleheader sweep in four years at Wapsie Valley. The Wolverines trailed only briefly in the first game before scoring three second-inning runs and two more in the third to take control. Hannah Dove struck out seven and walked just one in the winning effort while allowing just three hits. Demro had three hits, including a double, to key the winners’ ninehit attack. Danger drove home four runs. Brynn Harberts threw a two-hit shutout in the nightcap as the Wolverines erupted for a season-high
APGC 3, Iowa Falls-Alden 0 APGC used precision passing and aggressive play in all areas of the field to earn a 3-0 win over Iowa Falls-Alden on Tuesday. Midway through the first half Amanda Taylor sent a strong ball past the Cadet goalkeeper to put the Falcons up 1-0. In the second half, Stephanie Faust upped the Falcon score when she drilled a hard shot into the net 19 minutes in. Lindy Clark was the designated player to take a penalty kick at the 60 minute mark, and she came through for the Falcons with a hard hit ball past the Cadet goalkeeper to round out the Falcon scoring.
minutes into the game with the first goal from right forward Kyleah Dugan. A second goal came minutes later by left mid-fielder Cydney Rose. At 13 minutes into play, Dugan once again found the frame, and just moments later left forward Taylor Weida scored to make it 4-0 Rebels. Possession was the primary focus for the Rebels and it showed with four more goals scored by center forward Nicole Adair within eight minutes of each other, and another goal by Weida within the same time frame, making it a 9-0 Rebel advantage at the half. Adair scored the tenth G-R goal within the first few minutes of the second half ending the game early with a final score of 10-0.
Wolverines score first victories
Three-game win streak is longest since 2010
NEVADA 4, APGC 0 Coming into the game at 170, the Nevada Cubs controlled the tempo early on in their 4-0 regional semi-final win over APGC. Kati Cassabaum started the scoring off for the Cubs with the first goal of the game just over five minutes in. Jessica Helton followed with back to back net finders at the 23 minute and 33 minute marks to put Nevada up 3-0 at the halfway mark. Cassabaum scored a second time for the final goal of the game when she took the ball on her own past the AGPC defense and goalkeeper, and with
nothing between her and the net easily made it 4-0 Cubs. Nevada moved on to play Clear Lake in the regional final on Monday, defeating the Lions 7-0 to earn a state tournament berth. As APGC’s season comes to an end, they bid farewell to four seniors, Madison Beenken, Morgan Eilers, Kym Lind, and Jen Rust.
13 runs. The game was 1-0 until the third inning, when D-NH sent 12 runners across the plate to end the game by the mercy rule. Eight different Wolverines had hits in the game, including two each from Danger, Williams and Kelsey Latwesen. Wapsie Valley fell to 0-7 with the losses. Dike-New Hartford 6, Wapsie Valley 1 Dike-New Hartford 032 010 0 — 6 Wapsie Valley 100 000 0 — 1 Dike-New Hartford AB R H RBI Katie Nielsen, c 4 0 0 0 Anna Williams, dh 4 0 1 0 Samantha Meyer, 1b 3 1 1 0 Brooke Myers, ss 3 1 0 0 Maddie Demro, 3b 4 2 3 0 Mariah Danger, lf 3 1 1 0 Haley O’Connor, cf 3 1 2 3 Tessa Dall, 2b 3 0 1 1 Kelsey Latwesen, lf 2 0 0 0 Hannah Dove, p 0 0 0 0 Alayna Kollasch, pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 6 9 4 Doubles — Demro, O’Connor. Triple — Meyer. Stolen bases — Kollasch 2, Meyer, Latwesen. Pitching IP R ER H BB K Dove (W, 1-1) 7 1 0 3 1 7 Dike-New Hartford 13, Wapsie Valley 0 Dike-New Hartford 10(12) — 13 Wapsie Valley 000 — 0 Dike-New Hartford AB R H RBI Katie Nielsen, c 2 0 1 1 Mariah Danger, lf 3 2 2 4 Samantha Meyer, 1b 2 1 1 1 Brooke Myers, ss 2 1 1 0 Maddie Demro, 3b 2 1 1 1 Anna Williams, dh 2 1 2 1 Haley O’Connor, cf 2 1 1 1 Tessa Dall, rf 1 1 0 1 Kelsey Latwesen, 2b 2 2 2 2
See DNH SOFTBALL page 16
APGC senior Madison Beenken moves the ball up the field in the Falcons' final game of the season at Nevada Friday. (Patti Rust/The Grundy Register photo)
AGWSR softball goes 5-3 in busy week By PATTI RUST Sports Correspondent WEST UNION – The AGWSR softball team moved to 8-3-1 after picking up five wins and dropping three games in a full week of softball this past week. The Cougars won one and lost two at West Union Saturday, dominating Don Bosco 13-0 in four innings but falling to Waverly-Shell Rock 4-1 and Monticello 5-1. Previously in the week the Cougars picked up wins over Grundy Center and South Tama, and split a pair of games with East Marshall. Ashley Sicard recorded 10 strikeouts and walked none in AGWSR’s 3-1 win on their home field over Grundy Center Thursday night. Offensively, Sicard connected for a home run that brought in an additional run to give the Cougars an early 2-0 lead and eventually secure the win by two. The Cougars brought the first game of a double header with South Tama to an early end Wednesday, 12-0 in four innings. Ashley Sicard struck out six batters, walked none, and allowed no hits. Sicard also led the Cougar offense with two hits in three at bats, a home run, and four RBIs. Madison Fryslie and courtesy runner Anna Jaspers both scored twice. Though South Tama fared
better in the second game, pushing it a full seven innings, AGWSR took the win again, this time 3-1. Sicard went the distance on the mound again, striking out nine and walking one. Fryslie connected for a triple and scored two of the three Cougar runs. In a game pushed to an extra inning, AGWSR fell to East Marshall 8-5 in the first of two games last Monday. Madison Fryslie went 3-for-5 at the plate with two doubles, and Alexa Johnson hit twice in three at bats. Olivia Ingledue went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Maddie Deters went 2-for-4 with a triple. Ashley Sicard took the loss on the mound despite striking out eight and walking just one. In the second game, the Cougars turned the tables to take the win 8-3. Sicard went the distance on the mound again, this time fanning 11 batters and walking none. Megan Marlette and Maddie Deters went 2-for-3, Deters with two RBIs and Marlette with a triple and two runs scored. The Cougars were to play a double header at BCLUW on Monday of this week, followed by a game at Dike on Wednesday and West Marshall at State Center on Thursday.
See AGWSR SOFTBALL page 17
Published on Jun 11, 2014