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New initiative hopes to make trick-or-treating safer for kids with food allergies By Michaela Kendall The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER – Many children look forward to Halloween and Trick-or-Treating all year long; but those with food allergies are often left out of the fun, as most candy is off limits. One initiative, The Teal Pumpkin Project, is aiming to change this by encouraging people to offer trick-ortreaters an alternative to candy. Local mom Katie Schmitz has become an advocate for the project here in Grundy Center. “My son Jacob is severely allergic to peanuts, so every year we go trick or treating he has a great time, but every year probably 80 percent of what we bring home has to leave again because it’s not safe for him,” Schmitz said. And Jacob is not alone. According to FARE (the Food Allergy Research and Education association) roughly 1 in 13 children in the U.S. have a food allergy. In an effort to be inclusive to all kids, the Teal Pumpkin Project encourages people to offer non-food items to trick-or-treaters in addition to the regular offering of candy. These items could be anything

from glow sticks to stickers to spider rings and more. Houses participating in this initiative will usually mark their doorstep with a teal pumpkin, so parents can easily identify houses providing alternatives to candy. “The idea of the Teal Pumpkin Project isn’t to stop candy, but to provide other options for those with special dietary needs,” Schmitz said. “And the neat thing is that it’s not just for kids with food allergies, but also for those with diabetes, celiac disease, or just moms who would prefer their kids just didn’t have a ton of sugar.” Schmitz said that she always provides alternatives at home, and she has recruited several friends on board, but she thinks it would be neat to see the community involved in the initiative. She added that next year, she hopes to get even more people educated about the project and involved through some fun events. Anyone who’s interested can visit for more information about the initiative, including ideas for candy alternatives, print-out posters and other resources.

The Teal Pumpkin Project aims to help kids like Jacob, who’s in the first grade at Grundy Center Elementary, find a safe alternative to candy while out trick-or-treating. (Photo courtesy of Katie Schmitz)

Visitors give first impressions of Grundy Center’s Main Street

In late August, a number of visitors came to Grundy Center’s Main Street, and reported on what their first impressions were, what they liked, and what they disliked. Last Wednesday, the results were reported on during a meeting with Main Street Iowa and Main Street Grundy Center.

By Michaela Kendall The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER – Have you ever wondered what visitors think when they come to Grundy Center? Well, now you have the chance to find out. In late August, Main Street Grundy Center participated in a ‘First Impressions Exchange’ with a fellow Main Street community, Centerville. Each town sent a number of volunteers to visit the other town, and rate everything from the appearance of the downtown area, to the friendliness and customer service of local businesses, to the walkability and more. Last Wednesday, the long-awaited results came in, and the overall consensus was that Grundy Center is a pretty great place to be. Some of the highlights from

the visitor surveys noted positives such as: beautiful, historic facades on Main Street businesses, a clean and inviting downtown area, wellkept and tidy houses and lawns, and friendly, helpful business owners and employees. The visitors were particularly impressed with the pride shown in the community, through keeping the downtown area and surrounding residential areas neat and tidy, as well as the cohesiveness of the aesthetic of downtown, from the planters and benches to the flags and trees. Main Street Iowa business specialist Robin Bostrom, who was at the meeting on Wednesday, agreed with the visitors’ comments, adding: “When I come to Grundy Center and try to find the bad part of town, it doesn’t exist as an outsider. It appears people take care of their prop-

erty and they’re very proud of where they live. You don’t see that in a lot of communities, and that’s something you should be very proud of and shout from the rooftops.” After listing their first impressions and perceived strengths of Grundy Center, visitors were also asked to list any weaknesses that they felt the community may have. To this, they noted a number of vacant storefronts on Main Street, businesses with limited hours, and lack of visual appeal in storefront displays. In the survey, visitors mentioned more than once that they counted about seven vacant buildings on Grundy Center’s Main Street. Main Street Iowa business specialist Jim Thompson said that visitors may have mistaken occupied See Main Street page 3

Rickelman finds a career in agriculture

BY ROB MAHARRY The Grundy Register (Editor’s note: This story is being published in conjunction with National Pork Month. Thanks to Laura Hommel for providing us with the information that led to this interview.) GRUNDY COUNTY- Although she grew up on an acreage in rural Grundy County, Sarah Rickelman didn’t take the most traditional path to a career in agriculture: her family didn’t farm or raise livestock. An opportunity arose after her freshman year of college, however, and now she’s not just working in pork production—she’s attending national conferences and sharing her story with others. In conjunction with National Pork Month, The Grundy Register caught up with Rickelman, a sow farm manager and gestation specialist at Degener-Juhl Farms near Hudson, to discuss what drew her into the fold and how her experience is resonating with other

women in the agricultural field. Rickelman was home educated and attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo. After her first year of college, she found herself at a job she wasn’t satisfied with emotionally or financially and heard of an opportunity to work at Degener-Juhl, which finishes 40,000 hogs a year and houses about 1,700 at a time. She came into her job interview without any experience but touted her work ethic and ability to learn on the go as reasons why she deserved a chance. She was hired on the spot in May 2008. She later finished her studies at Iowa State University, earning a degree in Ag Studies with an emphasis in Swine Production in 2011 while continuing to work on the farm back in Grundy County. “It helped that my studies at college were related to hogs, and I could take what I was learning in school, get out of school at three, come to the farm and apply what

I’ve learned,” she said. In 2010, Rickelman was named an Iowa Pork Youth Ambassador, travelling to county fairs, the state fair, Washington, D.C., the FloridaGeorgia football game (aka “the world’s largest outdoor tailgate”) and the World Pork Expo, among other events, to promote and inform the public about pork production. “I learned that not everyone knows where Iowa is. They don’t know how pigs are raised. They love bacon, but the connection between pigs and bacon—there’s a disconnect there,” Rickelman said. “So that’s when I starting getting into really advocating for ag.” Last year, she was chosen to attend the Iowa Farm Bureau Ag Leader’s Institute, and she became even more interested with sharing her personal story. She now blogs on and Facebook. Rickelman is well aware of some of the misconceptions and negative See agriculture page 5

Sarah Rickelman works with her hogs inside one of the buildings at Degener-Juhl Farms in the northeast corner of Grundy County near Hudson. Rickelman has attended several national events as a member of the Iowa Farm Bureau’s Ag Leaders Institute. (Rob Maharry/The Grundy Register photo)

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Friends of the Library to hold fall book sale

GRUNDY CENTER — The Friends of the Library will be holding their fall book sale at the Kling Memorial Library from October 27 to 29 during their normal business hours.

ISU Extension to offer Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management course

Shown above is the outdoor classroom area at the high school section of the building, Brayden Buhrow, shown at right, has put hours of work into planning and working on the outdoor classroom area.

GRUNDY CENTER — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Grundy County office will offer the Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The local attendance site for the Oct. 27 CIC is Grundy County Extension & Outreach Office, 703 F Avenue, Suite 1, Grundy Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. There is a registration fee for the course. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Loretta Arends at the ISU Extension and Outreach Grundy County office at 319-824-6979. The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration). The course will cover topics such as laws and regulations; effects of pesticides on groundwater and other non-target sites; pesticide toxicity and exposure; pesticide stewardship; and mosquitos, ticks and flies.

Lutheran Church to hold “Trunk or Treat” event

GRUNDY CENTER — Children, youth and adults are invited to a “Trunk or Treat” event on Sunday, October 23, 3:30-5:30 p.m. This will be held in the parking lot across from American Lutheran Church, which is at 1103 F Avenue in Grundy Center. This is a free event. Congregation members, younger and older, will decorate vehicles and provide candy or other treats for our guests. This is to be a family friendly and a “fun” opportunity, rather than a “scary” one, as many other Halloween related events might be. For our guests, we are planning a drawing for door prizes, and we will provide free hot dogs and a drink. This is a “rain or shine” event. In case of rain, the event will be inside the church building.

Festival of Trees committee invites the public to Colors of Christmas event

GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center Festival of Trees committee announced Thursday that community members are invited show their true colors at this year’s Colors of Christmas event. In addition to the beautifully decorated trees, local artists and crafters (of any age) may display a piece of work at the annual festival being held November 19th and 20th at the Community Center. Visitors to the events will decide on a favorite entry and a $25 prize will be awarded. Get ready to share your talents and plan your display now! The entry form is available at or may be picked up at city hall and is due on or before November 7th. The next meeting of the committee is Sunday October 23rd at The Landmark and anyone interested in helping with the festival is encouraged to attend.


Colfax Church to host Trunk ‘n’ Treat

HOLLAND — Trunk ‘n’ Treat, a safe Halloween alternative, will be held at Colfax Center Church, Wednesday, October 26. At 6 p.m., a light meal will be served, followed by the play “The Heavenly Express,” and then Trunk ‘n’ Treat time. Activities will finish about 7:30 p.m.. Area children are invited to come in costume, and bring a friend! Mom and Dad are also welcome to join in the meal and activities. Colfax Center Church is located at 18935 K Ave, Holland, IA. Questions? Call Dean or Kristie Salo at 319.824.6131.

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By Michaela Kendall The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER – This summer, instructors at the Grundy Center Middle School took on a project to create outdoor classrooms as an alternative space for students to learn. So far, the new classrooms have been a hit at the middle school, with even more benefits than initially expected. “The [outdoor classrooms] are really great for group work, because instead of having them in the regular classroom trying to discuss their work while everyone else is quiet and trying to study, they can just sit at one of the tables outside and not worry about disrupting anyone,” said social studies teacher Todd Zinkula, who has been heavily involved in the outdoor classroom project. He said that students are easily monitored through the windows next to the outdoor classroom area, and so far, none of the teachers have had any issues with students abusing their privileges to the outdoor classroom.

“One sort of unforeseen benefit we’ve noticed is that students tend to congregate there before school and socialize. Because our doors are locked and students cant get into the school until 7:30 in the morning, they now have somewhere to sit and wait,” he said, adding that there’s usually a crowd of 15 to 20 students at the tables each morning. Shortly after the middle school began construction for their outdoor classroom early in the summer, a group of high school instructors decided that their students needed an outdoor area as well. While the money for the middle school outdoor classroom came from various donations and middle school fundraiser money, the high school’s classroom was made possible by a donation from the Grundy Center Class of 2016. Vicki Murphy, a high school instructor and driving force for the high school’s outdoor classroom project, said that she thinks the outdoor patio area will be a nice addition once it’s done.

Brayden Buhrow, a senior at GCHS, has been working on the finishing touches for the area, including tilling, mulching and laying brickwork around the concrete patio. Buhrow is currently a school-towork student who’s interested in a future career in landscaping. Working on the outdoor patio area has given him real life experience in an area he hopes to pursue. Buhrow and Murphy said that the plan is to have the patio area finished up in time for conferences this Thursday. In the spring, Murphy said that students will plant flowers and finish up with beautification of the outdoor area, which seats 12 students. “This project is great because it’s for the kids, and it’s coming from the kids,” Murphy said. “The kids paid for it (with the Class of 2016 donation), the kids are creating it, and the kids are the ones who’re going to do the upkeep; it’s really something for them to be proud of.”

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Liscomb Lively Laborers elected officers for the upcoming 2016-2017 4-H year. From left to right, are: Leah Mosher, Secretary/Reporter; Josiah Hand, Treasurer; Lydia Hand, Photographer; Abigail Hand and Lauren Mosher, Co-Presidents.

Union Community Church plans Fall Bazaar The Union Community Church in Union is planning their annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 29. The bazaar will be held at the church from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. At 9 a.m. there will be coffee and rolls, a bake sale, crafts, plants and produce and attic

treasures. At 11 a.m., serving will begin for a homemade dinner featuring chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, ham loaf, salad bar, and homemade pie. Carryouts are available. Also on the agenda is the annual

quilt raffle. The ladies of the church have pieced and hand quilted this quilt to be raffled. The quilt is on display at the Hardin County Savings Bank in Union. Tickets can be purchased there or from any church member.

Liscomb Lively Laborers elect new officers at meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Liscomb Lively Laborers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by co-presidents Lauren & Leah Mosher. Roll call was answered by 17 members. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Josiah Hand. Under new business, we held election of officers for the 20162017 4-H year. Newly elected officers are as follows: Co-Presidents – Lauren Mosher & Abigail Hand. Secretary/Reporter – Leah Mosher. Treasurer – Josiah Hand. Photographer – Lydia Hand Upcoming activities are the yearend celebration on November 6 at Marshalltown Community College with a potluck beginning at 1:00 and program to follow at 2:00. November 10 is officer training at the

Marshall County Extension Office for newly elected officers. Lauren & Leah Mosher and JJ McManus reported on the Marshall County Youth Ambassadors and what their latest activities were. State 4-H Council member, Lauren Mosher reported on the planning stages of State 4-H Conference to be held next summer. Ideas were discussed for fundraising for the upcoming year too. Chloe McBeth made a motion to donate to the 4-Hers for 4-H campaign and it was seconded by Amber Anagnos. Abigail Hand gave a presentation on How to make a video using I-video. How to make a Harvest centerpiece was given by Lydia Hand and Selah Hand gave a presentation on how to make Harvest Punch. Last but not least, Josiah Hand gave a presentation on making Pumpkin

Patch dessert. Elizabeth Emley presented the idea to the club for a fundraiser to do a bake sale at the Pumpkinfest in Conrad on October 25. A motion was made by Kaia Routier and seconded by Chloe McBeth. Members were asked to RSVP to Leroy to know how many workers signed up. Installation of officer was held that was led by Leroy Stewart. The 4-H pledge was recited by all members. Kaia Routier made a motion to adjourn the meeting and seconded by JJ McManus. Snacks and punch were served by the Hand family. The next meeting will be held on November 13. Respectfully submitted, Leah Mosher

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During last week’s Conrad City Council meeting, mayor Jeff Martin met with representatives of the BCLUW School District to read the School Board Proclamation, and designate November 14 through 19 as American Education Week. Martin urged all citizens to reaffirm their commitment to improving and supporting education at all levels, and to translate this commitment into action by visiting local schools. (Michaela Kendall/The Grundy Register photo)

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By Michaela Kendall The Grundy Register GRUNDY CENTER – Any artist can tell you that you don’t need much to create a masterpiece. Sometimes all you need is paper, scissors, a little bit of string and a lot of imagination. At least that’s the case for the students in Ronda Sternhagen’s Fundamentals of Art class, who ditched the sketchbooks and pencils, and took their art to a grander scale by creating 3-D art installations throughout the high school. Under the guidance of student teacher Katie Mathis, students were tasked with creating a 3-D work of art out of paper, using geometrical shapes, then installing it somewhere around the school. It took several weeks, and a lot of trial and error, but as of last week, all six groups of artists had their work up for the world to see. “Initially they were skeptical about the project, but in the end I think they really enjoyed it,” said Mathis. “In their artist statements, they wrote about really liking the fact that people can see their artwork, and they’re really proud of it.” The idea for the project came from Mathis, who has a background in 3-D art, ceramics and installation art. According to Mathis, she and Sternhagen thought that it would be beneficial to expose students to a different type of art that they haven’t experimented with yet. The project also gave the students an opportunity to flex their math and engineering skills, too. “It was very cross-curricular because they had to put their engineering hat on to be able to construct the different geometical shapes,” Sternhagen said. “Initially we started out doing it the old school, hard way with math and protractors and compasses. But I think that was good for them to have that experience of integration.” Sternhagen said that the finished product has been very gratifying for the students. “I think the artists have felt a bit of

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Shown above is one of the 3-D art installations at the high school. This work, titled 'Rainbow Reign’ was created by Anessa Smith, Marissa Kanagy, Ana Kuznia, Mason Gronen and Calvin Lufkin, who are pictured above from left to right. Katie Mathis, shown inset, has been a student teacher in the art department at GCHS since the beginning of the school year. One of her biggest projects was bringing 3-D installation art to the halls of the high school. fame with having their work up and being recognized. Not only are the students who made [the art installations] enjoying them, but so is every student and teacher in the high school who passes by them each day,” she said. “It’s neat because we’re seeing people reading the artist statements, interacting with the art, and doing what we’ve intended it to do.” “We have a lot of nice artwork around the building, but this project really took it to a new level,” she added. “Now I’m kind of wishing we could turn these pieces into permanent pieces. I know the kids really want to keep them up, and not just the kids involved in it, but other kids and staff, too.” Mathis, who finished up with her

student teaching in Grundy Center last Thursday, said that this project has not only been a great learning experience for the students, but for her as well, as she hopes to pursue a career in art education after she is finished with school. Mathis has one more stint of student teaching left, this time in Marshalltown, but she says that her first teaching experience in Grundy Center will always stick with her. “I’ll definitely miss the kids here,” she said. “I feel like if I try this project again at a different school, I’ll just keep remembering when I did it here, and how great the kids were and how successful the project was. I’ve really enjoyed it.”

Girls Night Out in Grundy Center

Last Thursday marked the 9th annual ‘Girls Night Out in Grundy Center’ event, which is held each year to raise money for local organizations engaged in the battle against cancer. This year, fundraising is still going on until the end of October, and insulated coffee mugs and hot chocolate donated by Grundy County Memorial Hospital and Nelson Law Firm will be sold at Stylish Living to raise donations. All money raised will be split between two local organizations, half to the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, which will be purchasing a new 3D mammography machine to bring state of the art cancer detection to area women, and the other half to the oncology department of the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. The final numbers on fundraising will be announced the first week of November. (Michaela Kendall/The Grundy Register photo)


From page 1 perceptions associated with livestock production, and she hopes that her story can help to change them by showing the work that she does in a more positive light. Although agriculture is a maledominated industry, Rickelman also believes that women sharing their experience is important because

it is more often than not women who make buying decisions when it comes to food and groceries. “I definitely would encourage young women to get into ag. It’s a wonderful occupation and career,” she said. So far in her career, Rickelman hasn’t planned much, but she admitted that someday she would

like to be the first female president of the Iowa Farm Bureau. In the meantime, she’ll continue to advocate for agriculture and explain why it means so much to her. As she and a group of other young employees prepare to wrap up a day of work at Degener-Juhl, it appears that the future of agriculture in Grundy County is in solid hands.

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A look back through The Grundy Register Compiled by Michaela Kendall 10 Years Ago This Week - 2006 The Grundy Center swimming pool is officially closed, not just for the season, but for good. That’s the result of a unanimous vote by the Grundy Center City Council during a meeting Monday night Furthermore, Mayor Jack Stumberg said “ I will not, as Mayor, let the pool open next year without repairs.” Monday night’s vote is the latest development in the ongoing city dilemma on the future of the 37-year old municipal swimming pool. The facility was closed before the scheduled end of the season last summer when water clarity due to filter problems made it impossible for lifeguards to monitor the safety of swimmers in the deepest part of the pool A citizens’ committee working toward a bond referendum to finance construction of a new pool facility has seen their efforts turned down twice by voters in the community. There’s talk that the committee may petition the city to take a new pool proposal to the voters again, however that group has not made public any such plans. An estimate prepared at the request of Councilman John Kramer indicates cost to repair the mechanical system to get the pool operational would be about $135,700. The repairs would include a new filter, pump. jets, piping inside the pump house, new neater, painting the existing pool, removal and replacement of the roof over a building, new electrical service, labor, and a 15 percent miscellaneous expense for contingencies. That $135,700 fix should be enough to keep the pool water clean and clean so that cloudy conditions in the pass could be corrected. The plan has some limitations, however, city officials indicate Sarah Nilles, a senior at Grundy Center High School, has won a Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award, a $5,000 college scholarship given by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association. Sarah is the daughter of Rick and Elisabeth Nilles of Holland. Sarah was one of 15 Iowa teens making presentations on Saturday, Oct 14, at the Hoover Presidential Library Museum in West Branch, birthplace and burial site of the nation’s 31st president The selection committee, chaired by former Governor Robert Ray, recognized and honored Sarah’s uncommon creativity and commitment in completing a project entitled “Educating Africa. One Bus at a Time.” She collected used school supplies from schools around Northeast Iowa All the supplies were sorted, boxed and shipped to schools in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Her goal was to help enrich the education of African students, promote a global view for Iowa students, and improve the environment through recycling. Sarah is the second Grundy Center High School student in two years to win a $5,000 scholarship. Anne Eberline, a 2006 GCHS graduate, received the scholarship last year for her work on the landscaping near the long-term care unit of Grundy County Memorial Hospital. She returned on Saturday to West Branch from Northwestern College in Orange City to listen to Sarah’s presentation. At the Center Theatre … “The Guardian” and “Open Season.” Spaghetti … 51 cents per box. Extra large eggs … 59 cents per dozen. 25 Years Ago This Week - 1991 The action taken by Grundy CenterNeighbors helping neighbors, that’s what it’s all about. The concept’s nothing new in Grundy County, but Don Dittrner of rural Grundy Center was taken by surprise when a large group of neighbors and friends converged to help Don harvest his com and beans this fall. Don has been battling cancer of the spine, and was unable to harvest his crops this fall by himself. That’s when his neighbor and longtime friend, Harry Cheeseman, got on the phone and started putting a crew together to arrange for this fall’s harvest. Harry and Don have worked together for the past 25-30 years. “Whenever one needed something, the other was always there to help,” stated Martha, Harry’s wife. Red Ribbon Week, October 19-27, is a joint effort of the National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth, Inc. and the Chemical Dependency Service Center, Inc. to promote alcohol and other drug awareness and prevention education activities and programs. The cam-

paign slogan is “Neighbors Drug Free & Proud” no use of illegal drugs and no illegal use of legal drugs. The red ribbon demonstrates a commitment to a healthy, drugfree lifestyle. Everyone in Grundy county is encouraged to actively participate during Red Ribbon Week by wearing and displaying red ribbons. President and Mrs. Bush are the Honorary Chairmen of the National Red Ribbon Campaign. Governor and Mrs. Branstad are the Honorary Chairmen of Iowa. The objective of this grassroots effort is to present a unified and visible commitment toward the creation of a Drugfree America. At the Center Theatre … “Doc Hollywood.” Shurfine marshmallows … 2 10 oz. bags for $1. Saltine crackers … 63 cents per 1 lb. box. 50 Years Ago This Week - 1966 A late season tornado caused several thousand dollars in damage to buildings and crops along a path nearly four miles long in Shiloh and Melrose Townships late Friday afternoon. The tornado first struck around 6:30 p.m., on the Harry Heikens farm, three miles south and three miles west of Wellsburg, before ending at the George Paterni farm at the west edge of Wellsburg. Edwin Bakker, whose farm was hardest hit by the tornado, didn’t see the funnel, although one was reported to be seen in the area. At the Heikens farm, all of the windows in the garage were blown out and a chicken house was moved off its foundation. The Bakker farm, located a half mile north of the Heikens place, was left in shambles by the tornado. The federal governments farm program is to blame for our present inflated economy. That was the view expressed Monday night by Roger Fleming, secretary-treasurer of the American Farm Bureau Federation, speaking before 200 people at the Grundy County Farm Bureau annual meeting in Conrad. Fleming said the purpose of government farm policy is to drive farm market prices downward and make farmers increasingly dependent for their net incomes on government payments. Penneys men’s corduroy coat with warm pile lining … $16.98. Penneys acrilan stretch cardigan … $12.98. 75 Years Ago This Week - 1941 Louis Hull, formerly from Grundy Center, was placed in the Black Hawk county jail last Wednesday, charged with having pulled the plugs that put the Municipal Light and Power plant at Cedar Falls out of business the night before. Hull was one of the employees at the power plant who were demanding higher or union scale wages. Hull was bound over to the grand Jury and his bond was fixed at $500. The bond was furnished through union help. Hull was the plant foreman. Twenty-three people are employed by the power plant in Cedar Falls. The plant furnishes light and power for the city and for a large rural area near Cedar Falls which includes a considerable number of farm homes in Fairfield township. At the Grundy County Agricultural Defense meeting held at the courthouse last Saturday, Grundy farmers were urged to produce more food this year than ever before. Grundy farmers were asked to increase their present milk production 7 percent, their egg production 11 percent, their pork, and lard 11 percent, and soybeans 26 percent. They are asked also to increase their beef, slaughtered, 12 percent. Farmers are told that the country now has the largest beef crop of record. The defense board does not urge an increase in the number of beef raised, but in the number slaughtered for meat. No increase in com is needed because of the large supply of this crop on hand. The increased, acreage permitted for soybeans will take care of decreased acres planted to corn on many of the farms that have not been in the farm program. “Shepherd of the Hills,” starring John Wayne, starts its engagement on Thursday for three days at the Center Theatre. Dill pickles … 13 cents per gallon jug. Braunschweiger … 23 cents per lb. Home rendered lard … 27 cents per 2 lbs.

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Informational meetings to be held for Arlington Nutrition site menu Friday, October 21 — Baked Place of Grundy Center addition project Chicken Breast with Gravy, Mashed GRUNDY COUNTY — Arlington Place of Grundy Center, an established retirement community located at 95 D Avenue in Grundy Center, has announced two informational meetings for their $2.6 million addition project. The over ten thousand square foot addition will include ten Memory Care apartments and six Assisted Living apartments to meet area demand. The informational meetings will be held at Arlington Place of Grundy Center at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26th, and 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30th. „With this being such a big project in the Grundy area, we want to make sure we are keeping the public informed on our plans and progress,‰ said Allison Law, Senior

Housing Management Vice President of Operations. „These meetings will be a great opportunity for our staff to answer questions and provide advice to families considering a move to Arlington Place of Grundy Center.‰ The construction of the new addition will be conducted by HDC Development, LLC of St. Joseph, Minnesota. Cole Group Architects of St. Cloud, Minnesota, has developed the architectural drawings. The project is expected to be complete in late 2016. Senior Housing Management will continue operational oversight and planning throughout the project and beyond. For more information about this project, please contact Kaylene Hoskins, Manager, at 319-824-5674.

Potatoes, Broccoli, Multi Grain Bread, Margarine, Fresh Seasonal Fruit Monday, October 24 — BBQ Chicken, Baked Sweet Potato, Broccoli, Multi Grain Bread, Margarine, Pudding Tuesday, October 25 — Crustless Chicken Pot Pie, Lima Beans, Chuckwagon Corn, Biscuit, Margarine, Fresh Seasonal Fruit Wednesday, October 26 — Swiss Steak, Garden Rice Medley, Green Beans, Multi Grain Bread, Margarine, Fruited Gelatin Thursday, October 27 — Roast Beef with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Peas, Diner Roll, Margarine, Tropical Fruit 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.


The Grundy County Treasurer’s office will be closed Tuesday, October 25 in order to attend a training meeting.

From The Archives …

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the archives to share with you. Keep the memories! Photos from the Register’s ‘From the Archives’ series are now available for purchase! The cost is $5, and the photos are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

No information was received about the photo that ran in last week’s Grundy Register. If anyone has any information please contact the Grundy Register office at 319824-6958 or send an email to Pictured are, front row: Savannah, James, Evelyn, Katie and Arianna. Back row: Blessing, Abigail, Emmelia, Analise and Joseph.

Palermo Clovers 4-H meeting

How do you know an activity is a success? You know when there are no finished products left sitting around at the end of the meeting! Thirty-two members and eighteen parents and leaders met on Sunday October 2 at the Legion room of the Community Center. Registration information, signing up for hosting and presentations, and exploring opportunities in 4-H, were the opening activities. The youth then created egg carton critters to take home. Snacks were provided by leader Eileen. Eileen presented Mary Ash with the county fair award for rate of gain in Market Goat. The club voted on still making a Christmas ornament at next months meeting. Rilon Nelson

and Evelyn Geerdes won the door prizes. Next month's meeting will be on Saturday, November 12 from 9-11 am at Eileen's home. Hosts will be Emmelia Roegner, RilonNelson, Ross Lynch, Karlee Lynch and James Roegner. Presentations will be given by Gabby & Olivia Patrick and Brooke and Carter Liston. Clover Shares will be done by Rilon Nelson, Ross & Karlee Lynch. Enrollment fee is only $10 through the end of October for 4-12th grade. Clover kids are free. If you want to know more about 4-H ask a member, call a leader Eileen at 824-3817, or the Extension Office 319-824-6979.

Calendar of events Grundy Community Center Friday October 21

To celebrate 90th birthday

• Grundy Comm. Center – No Walking Exercise, 9 a.m., Legion Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m. Legion Room Pieper/Nillles Wedding, Wilts Room

Saturday October 22

• Grundy Comm. Center – Pieper/Nilles WEdding, Wilts Room

Sunday October 23

• Grundy Comm. Center — Pieper/Nilles wedding, Wilts Room Orchard Hill Church, 9 - 11 a.m., Legion Room The Mill, 4-8 p.m., Legion Room

Monday October 24

• 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 October 25

• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m. Legion Room

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• 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

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Thursday October 27

• Grundy Comm. Center – Walking, 7 - 4 p.m., Wilts Room Congregate Meals, 11:30 a.m., Legion Room

Mary De Berg is celebrating her 90th birthday on Oct 23 with a family dinner. You can wish her a Happy Birthday by sending her a card at 205 E. Avenue, Grundy Center, IA 50638.

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Harvest Luncheon

November 8, 2016 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Grundy Center United Methodist Church Freewill Offering

Golden birthday

Thank you for the cards, flowers, memorials, food and words of comfort the last several weeks. Thank you to the folks at Colfax Center for continually remembering mom with personal notes which meant a lot to all of us, including her. And to the Parkview Manor, Reinbeck, for the absolute wonderful care she was given. We will sing your praises forever. Family of Margaret Van Deest

News from Ivester

CALENDAR Wednesday, October 19 2:30 to 5:30 pm - Tie Quilting and Diapers for Haiti followed by light meal 6:30 pm – Prayer and Bible Study in classroom. Sunday, October 23 Commitment Sunday Fall Forum following noon meal Please prayerfully consider those with gifts for the following positions: Church Clerk Leadership Team – 2 at-large positions Deacons – 2 Gifts Discernment Team Annual Conference Delegate District Conference Delegate alternate Pastoral Relations Memorial Committee CLEANUP HWY cleanup was completed last week by a few hardy persons.

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Connor will be celebrating his golden birthday on October 23.

Beef Burgers, Salad, and Homemade Pies Free Will Offering • Carry out 319-825-5408

Cedar Falls Farmers Market OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8:30 a.m. - Noon At the corners of West 3rd St and Clay St -By Oberman Park




18935 K Ave., Holland, IA, 50642

Wednesday, October 26

Open May - October

6:00 Light meal served 6:45 – 7:30 A play called “The Heavenly Express,” followed by Trunk-or-Treat

starting OctOber 21

Come in costume, bring a friend, parents are welcome! Questions? — Call Kristie or Dean Salo at 319.824.6131

Kiwanis Club Fund Raising Breakfast Sunday, Oct. 30 9:30-12:30

Tickets $6.00, Children under 10 – $3.00 Grundy Center Community Center

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Caregivers Class to be held in Grundy Center starting in November Grace Huisman Life expectancy for Americans Class topics will include undercontinues to increase, so it is more and more likely that most adults will end up caring for an elderly parent or relative. “Care does not have to mean that the person lives in your home,” explains Brenda Schmitt, ISU Extension Family Finance Field Specialist. “It may mean that you provide transportation or other services to a person who still lives in their own home.” For most working Americans, this still requires flexible work schedules or using personal leave days, sometimes without pay. The Finances of Caregiving provides materials to assist caregivers in protecting their assets and prepare for their retirement while providing care. This five-week program, beginning November 1, 2016, will meet at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital from 6:30-7:30 PM. The five-week class will be held November 1, November 10, November 15, November 22, November 29.

standing your starting point and filling out worksheets; why it’s essential to plan, talking about Wills, Durable Power of Attorney; retirement plans for caregivers and ways to continue tax deferred savings while caregiving as well as in-home care, adult day care, respite, residential and hospice care; paying for care with long term care insurance, veterans benefits, Medicare, Medigap and Medicaid; effective communication taking time and planning ahead. There is a small fee for the program, and scholarships are available for those in need. Registration for this 5-week program must be turned into the Extension Office no later than October 26, 2016. For more information or to register, contact Shari Sell-Bakker at Grundy County Extension & Outreach, 319-824-6979 or sellbakk@

Iowa River Hospice advises locals of scam “Once again some members of our community are being targeted with a direct mail fund raiser appeal to support something called the Hospice Support Fund or HSF,” said Tami Lichtenberg, Executive Director Iowa River Hospice. “If you read the fine print on the back of the computer generated letter it states that nearly 70 percent of the $1.5 million they raised last year is used for fundraising, 14 percent on public education about their fundraising efforts, over 10 percent on administration and less than 6 percent for ‘program services.’ Know that this group is

NOT affiliated with Iowa River Hospice in any way. Dollars donated to us stay in the communities we serve and support your family, friends and neighbors needing end of life care and support.” Lichtenberg advises people to consider carefully before donating to any organization, particularly those that are not local. Call Iowa River Hospice for information on how donations are used to support their work helping those in our community who need it most.

Center Theatre’s Reel-to-Reel At the Center Theatre on Friday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. will be the western/remake The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington, Haley Bennett, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke. This movie is rated PG-13 for violence, running approximately 135 minutes in length. At 7:30 will be the true story Deepwater Horizon, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, John Malkovich and Dylan O’Brien This movie is rated PG-13 for violence, running approximately 110 minutes in length. There will be no weekend matinees this week. * FRIDAYS ARE 50 cent Fridays at the Center Theatre! receive your choice of MEDIUM popcorn or any drink for just 50 cents! * Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to the 1960 classic of the same name, The Magnificent Seven, where seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect the small town of Rose Creek from the deadly control of mining tycoon Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) and his gang, who plan to seize the residents’ land by force. The desperate townspeople, led by Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), employ protection from seven outlaws – bounty hunter Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), sharp-witted gambler Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), troubled ex-Civil War soldier Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), mountain

man Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), expert knife thrower Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), outlaw Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Comanche warrior Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. Based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig 40 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico, Deepwater Horizon chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history. Lone Survivor director Peter Berg depicts the challenges that Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and the rest of the rig’s crew faced as they fought for survival. Golden Globe-winner Mark Wahlberg’s performance does not disappoint as he is joined by an all-star cast including Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, John Malkovich and Dylan O’Brien. For the most up-to-date movie information, please check out our new website at 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.




Grace Huisman, 88, of Wellsburg passed away with her loving family at her side on Friday, October 14, 2016, at Grand JiVante Nursing Home in Ackley. Visitation will be at the United Reformed Church in Wellsburg on Wednesday, October 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. An additional visitation will be held at the Wellsburg Reformed Church from 9:30 -10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 20. Following Thursday’s visitation, committal graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., with funeral service at 11 a.m., both at the Wellsburg Reformed Church. The Conrad Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to Grace was born January 5, 1928, to Andrew and Lena (Johnson) Schipper, in Aplington. She went to school at Ripley #8. Grace married Donald Huisman on July 27, 1948, at the family farm near Aplington. They were blessed with three children who brought much love to their Christian home. She also spent her days helping her husband farm and later worked as a cook at the Wellsburg School. Grace enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. Music was a big part of her family life as she sang, and played piano, accordion, guitar, and harmonica. Her family will always remember the joy her music brought to everyone. Her words of advice were “Have a song in your heart – something you can take to Heaven with you.” Grace was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church, teaching both Catechism and Sunday School, and belonged to the Women’s Guild. Grace will be missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Don; three children, Dean (Nancy) Huisman of Wellsburg, Donna (Jim) Kadner of Conrad, and Darren (Ardene) Huisman of Orange City; nine grandchildren, Justin (Kara) Huisman, Nathan Huisman, Quentin (Ashley) Huisman, Shannan (Ryan) Callaway, Lisa (Travis) Hans, Aaron (Ashley) Huisman, Brandon (Erica) Huisman, Jordan (Meagan) Huisman, Kalynn (Jon) Hale, and 12 great-grandchildren with another arriving in February; sister Hattie Behrends; brothers Paul (Irma) Schipper, and Lee (Dorothy) Schipper; and sisters-in-law Albertha Schipper, Esther Schipper and Imogene Huisman. In death she rejoins her parents; parents-in-law; three sisters; five brothers; five sisters-in-law; and seven brothers-in-law.

Linda Lou Albright

Linda Lou Albright, 62, of Grundy Center passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Funeral services were held October 18 at the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center. A public visitation was held an hour prior to the funeral service. Memorial contributions can be made to the family. For more information please visit www. Linda Lou Schneider was born to William and Loretta (DeMar) Schneider on October 28, 1953, in Charles City. She was raised and educated in the area, graduating with the class of 1972. On December 1, 1973, Linda and John Robert Albright were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waterloo, Iowa. Together, the two made their home in Grundy Center to raise their family. Linda was homemaker and a caregiver, often times babysitting for other families. She enjoyed giving gifts, and watching her families faces light up. She also enjoyed knitting, cross-stitch and reading romance novels. Linda was a member of the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center, Iowa. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, John Robert Albright of Grundy Center; son, Russell (Alisha) Albright; grandchildren, Naomi Marie Albright, Elizabeth Arnette Rose Albright; siblings, Bill Schneider of Colwell, Marie (Mark) Keeney of Center Point, Texas, Marjorie (John) Richardson of Mason City, Shirley Schneider of Mason City. In death, Linda rejoins her parents, William and Loretta (DeMar) Schneider; infant daughters, Tina Marie and Mary Sue Albright.

Groundbreaking scheduled for the Cottages at Creekside The public is invited to attend a groundbreaking for The Cottages at Creekside at 10:30 a.m. October 26 in the south parking lot of Titan Tire, overlooking the building site. The Cottages will replace the long-term care unit of Grundy County Memorial Hospital with three small-house nursing homes. Two will become home for 20 residents in each, and 16 residents will live in the third cottage. “We have a long history of providing exceptionally good care for residents here,” explains Kim Schilling, LNHA, administrator of GCMH Long-Term Care. “Now we’ll be able to have the physical environment that matches our care, and that is definitely cause for celebration.” The cottages feature a Craftsman-style design with front porch,

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window boxes for flowers, back patio and a front door where visitors will ring the doorbell for access. Each resident will have a spacious private bedroom and bathroom, with daily life happening in the great room that features a fireplace and open concept kitchen. Additionally, two cottages will be connected by space for physical and occupational therapy, to serve both residents and those in the community who need shorter skilled care stays for recovering after a surgery or illness. The groundbreaking ceremony will include reflections from Jennifer Havens, CEO of GCMH, and Kris Hansen, CEO of Western Home Communities, which now manages the long-term care unit and will operate the new cottages.

Collyn Schmidt

Collyn Franzenburg Schmidt, long-time resident of Lookout Mountain and a founder of Covenant College, died on Saturday, October 15, 2016. She was 92. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Wann Funeral Home in St. Elmo Chattanooga,TN. A memorial service is set for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at New City Fellowship, with burial to follow in Forest Hills Cemetery. Collyn requested that in lieu of flowers, gifts be made to New City Fellowship, Covenant College, and Covenant Seminary. Collyn, a native of Conrad where her immigrant father operated several meat markets, began her relationship with the college in 1959 when Covenant was still located in St. Louis, Missouri. She then played a variety of roles with Covenant over the next 40 years. With a degree in nursing from the University of Iowa and a degree in theology from Faith Theological Seminary in Delaware—where she graduated in 1951 as the only woman in a class of 17—Collyn served for seven years as head of nursing at Berakah Tuberculosis Sanitorium, a mission hospital just outside Bethlehem in Jordan. Collyn Franzenburg returned to the U.S. to earn a master’s degree in nursing education from Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, where she renewed acquaintance with and married a family friend, Rudolph Schmidt. She also joined the administration of the fledgling Covenant College—focusing over the next few years on the coordination of the college’s nursing education program. When the college in 1964 moved from St. Louis to Lookout Mountain, Collyn’s duties included the merger of Covenant’s nursing program with that of Erlanger Hospital.  Collyn also served as Covenant’s dean of women and headed a novel work program through which all Covenant students assisted in the housekeeping and maintenance of the college’s campus and facilities. With her husband Rudolph, who was Covenant’s admissions director and registrar from 1955 until 1991, Collyn was part of the team that in late 1963 visited the former Lookout Mountain Hotel to evaluate its suitability for adaptation to a college campus. The next summer, the Schmidts were among the earliest staff members to move from St. Louis. They lived that first year in three adjoining rooms of the old hotel, before moving to a home on Lookout Mountain where through the years they extended hospitality to thousands of Covenant students. The Schmidt team also left its founders’ mark in their support of New City Fellowship, a large multi-cultural church on east Third Street in Chattanooga. In 1968, the Schmidts had been two of a handful of people who started the Third Street Sunday school, which evolved into New City Fellowship. Racial reconciliation, both in the church and in the city, became an increasingly high priority in their personal lives. Collyn Schmidt is survived by one brother-in-law George Schmidt Holland, three nephews Steve Schmidt Marshalltown, Tim Schmidt Grundy Center, Bill Schmidt Marshalltown and one niece Marge Diamond Conrad and several nieces and nephews on the Fanzenburg side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudy Schmidt (2005), one Sister-in-law Minnie Schmidt (2013) One Nephew Charles Schmidt (2009) and seven siblings.

Hattie DeVries

Hattie DeVries, 86, of Grundy Center passed away of natural causes on October 5, 2016, at Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 10:30AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center, with Pastor Mike Campbell officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given in memory of Hattie to Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown. Burial will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center. Hattie was born on March 2, 1930, to Lammert Hemmen and Fannie Folkerts Hemmen. Hattie married Marvin DeVries on December 3, 1947, and together they had six children. Hattie enjoyed playing the bells at church and loved playing cards and reading. Hattie spent many memorable times with her family and friends, always laughing and wearing a smile. Hattie was a loving and caring person always thinking of others. “To know her was to love her.” Survivors include sons, Bob DeVries and wife Joyce of Wyoming, MN, Steve DeVries and wife Linda of Maplewood, MN; daughters, Susan DeVries of Lincoln, CA., and Mary Koobs and husband Keith of Wilmington, NC; along with a brother, Jake Hemmen of Grundy Center; and sisters, Florence Freese of Stout, Fannie Hilsabeck of Marion, and Ann Muzzy of Farmington, MN. Hattie also had seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Hattie was preceded in death by her spouse, Marvin DeVries; daughter, Lori Devries of Alturas, California and daughter Julie Prettyman of Castro Valley, California; her parents; sisters, Jacobina Grabow, Grace Hemmen; and brother, George Hemmen.

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Grundy Center Kindergarten students learn about fire safety

Grundy Center Kindergarten students were able to learn about fire safety and all about the job of a firefighter on Thursday morning. Two of Grundy Center’s volunteer firefighters took the time to bring a fire truck up to the school to show kindergarten students all the equipment. They also spoke to the students about how to be safe if they ever are in a fire and what to do. The students loved when one firefighter put all the gear on to show us that we shouldn’t be afraid of them when they are trying to help us. This was a great learning experience for the students.


TC kindergartners take visit to the field

The Kindergarteners at Timothy Christian School took their first field trip of the year to an actual field! On a beautiful fall day, TC parent Dallas Wessels gave each student a ride in his combine as he harvested beans. For some this was their very first experience riding farm equipment of any kind. The four girls and four boys pictured represent one of the largest Kindergarten classes Timothy Christian has had in recent years.

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Albion United Methodist Church Cheryl Ridenour, Pastor Sundays 8:30 a.m. Worship Service


APLINGTON Bethel Reformed Church 319-347-6219 Sundays 9 a.m. Worship Service 10 a.m. Sunday School BANGOR Bangor Liberty Friends Church Matt Bishop, Pastor Sundays 8:30 a.m. Prayer Group 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning worship BEAMAN United Methodist Church 641-366-2142 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship CONRAD Alice Church of God Jim Hartman, Pastor 641-623-5641 Sundays 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service First Presbyterian Church Kerry Carson, Pastor 641-366-2342 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Fellowship United Methodist Church The Rev. Gene Kubli 641-366-2325 8:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship DIKE Fredsville Lutheran Church The Rev. Lisa Dietrich, Pastor 319-989-2065 Sundays 8:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School

American Lutheran Church Luther Thoresen, Pastor 319-824-3557 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Worship service 10:30 a.m. Worship service Bethany Presbyterian Church Al Polito, Pastor 319-824-5471 Sundays 10 a.m. Worship Service First Baptist Church (GARBC) Nathan Barkley, Pastor 319-824-3324 Sundays 9:15 a.m. Adult Small Group 10:20 a.m. Harvest Kids 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service 6:30 p.m. Sunday Evening Service Wednesdays 6:30 p.m., AWANA 7 p.m., Youth Group First Presbyterian Church The Rev. Mike Campbell, Pastor The Rev. Sheryl Campbell, Parish Assoc 319-824-3152

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Orchard Hill Church Brian Steenhoek, Campus Pastor 319-266-9411 Sundays at Center Theatre 9:45 a.m. & 11 a.m. Worship Service 9:45 a.m. Orchard Kids for PreK thru 5th grade Sundays at Lincoln Center 9 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School United Methodist Church Phil Dicks, Pastor 319-825-5408 Sundays 9 a.m. ‘Full Charge Service’ Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. Kid & Family WOW, Meal & Sunday School 6:30-7 p.m. ‘Quick Charge Service’

Salem Church of Lincoln The Rev. Barb Muhs, Pastor 641-473-2450 Sundays 9:10 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service LISCOMB Bethel Grove Church Scott Hand, Pastor Sundays 9 a.m. Worship Liscomb Church of Christ Ralph Norman, Pastor Sundays 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship MARSHALLTOWN Elim Lutheran Church – ECLA Sundays 8 a.m. Choir Rehearsal 9 a.m. Worship Service 10 a.m. Fellowship 10:15 a.m. Sunday School /Adult Forum Mondays 7 p.m. Bible Study Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. Confirmation Saturdays 5 p.m. Worship, Communion Evangelical Free church Bob Kosbau, Pastor Sundays 9 a.m. Sunday School (all ages) 10:15 a.m. Worship

New Hope Christian Church Saturdays 5:30 p.m. Worship Service Sundays 9 & 10:45 a.m. Worship in Chapel (Café Style) and Auditorium Redeemer Lutheran Church Sundays 9 a.m. Divine Service 10 a.m. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Sunday School / Adult Bible Class Wednesdays 6:14 p.m. Individual Absolution 7 p.m. Responsive Prayer St. Henry Catholic Church Father Don Czapla Saturdays 5 p.m. Vigil Sundays 8 & 10:30 a.m. Mass Tuesdays 7:30 a.m. Mass Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. Mass Thursdays 8:45 a.m. School Mass Fridays 7:30 a.m. Mass St. Mary Catholic Church Father Greg Bahl Saturday Masses 4:30 p.m. in English 6:30 p.m. in Spanish Sunday Masses 9 a.m. in English 11:30 a.m. in Spanish 5:00 p.m., Mass PARKERSBURG Holy Family Catholic Parish The Rev. David Kucera

319-345-2006 Saturdays 5:30 p.m. Mass Reformed Church of Stout Stephen and Olga Shaffer, Pastors 319-346-1487 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:45 a.m. Sunday School REINBECK Holy Family Catholic Parish The Rev. David Kucera 319-345-2006 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Mass UNION Calvary Baptist Church Roger Crawford, Pastor Sundays 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Church Service 6:45 p.m. AWANA 6:45 p.m. Pro-Teens Church of Christ The Rev. Rick Schill Sundays 9:30 a.m. Sunda School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Class Union Community Church The Rev. Rick Schill Sundays 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, Morning Worship First Wednesday 7 p.m. Church Board First Thursday 1 p.m. Willing Workers WELLSBURG

East Friesland Presbyterian Lynn Arends, Supply Pastor 641-847-2896 Sundays 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Faith Presbyterian Church 641-847-3188 Sundays 9 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School


Liberty Baptist Church (GARBC) 705 1st Street 319-989-2141 Sundays 9 a.m. Morning Worship 10:15 a.m. Sunday School 6 p.m. Evening Praise Service

Colfax Center Presbyterian Robbie Grames, Pastor 319-824-5231 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday School

Untied Methodist Church Dan Ridnouer, Pastor 319-989-2535 Sundays 9 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Worship Service

Pleasant Valley Reformed Church The Rev. Rick Vollema 319-346-1090 Sundays 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Discussion Group IVESTER

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Mark Decker, Pastor 319-988-3967 Sundays 9 a.m. Worship

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Ivester Church of the Brethren Paul Shaver, Pastor 641-858-3879 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Christian Education 10:30 a.m. Worship Service

First Christian Reformed Dan Brouwer, Interim Pastor 641-869-3305 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School

Pleasant Valley Untied Methodist Dot Geersema, Pastor 641-869-3637 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship Reformed Church Sundays 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 6:30 p.m. Evening Bible Study St. John Lutheran Church Bruce Zimmerman, Pastor Sundays 9 a.m. Morning Worship 9:45 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Victoria Shepherd, Pastor 641-869-3992 Sundays 8:15 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service St. Peter’s Country Church The Rev. Michael McLane, Pastor 563-581-2866 Sundays 8 a.m. Morning Worship Steamboat Rock Baptist Church 107 2nd St. Harrison Lippert, Pastor Bryce Roskens, Associate Pastor 641-868-2456 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Traditional Service 10 a.m. Fellowship Hour – No S.S. 11 a.m. Contemporary Service United Reformed Church Pastor Joel Wories 641-869-3633 Sundays 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 7 p.m. Evening Worship WHITTEN Whitten Community Church Jim Hartman, Pastor Sundays 9 a.m. Worship, Children Church 10:30 a.m. Sunday School Thursdays 7 p.m. Soul Keeping

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Thursday, October 20, 2016


Kiwanis Club purchases beverage cooler for football field concession stand

The Grundy Center Kiwanis Club recently purchased a large beverage cooler to be used in the school’s concession stand at the Football & Track Field. Proceeds from the sales at the concession stand go into the Student Activities Fund at the school. This fund supports sports programs at the school. This project fits well into Kiwanis International’s Moto – “Serving the Children of the World”. The Grundy Center Kiwanis Club focuses a greater share of their efforts toward serving the children of the Grundy Center community.

Johnson signs letter of intent with Grand View

Trent Johnson, senior athlete at Dike New Hartford High School and son of Leah and Curt, has signed his letter of intent to attend Grand View College. Congratulations, Trent!

Sunday Dinner with the Lions

The Dike Lions Pork dinner will be served on October 23 at the Dike Memorial Building with serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Let the Lions do the cooking and bring the whole family and enjoy the pork chop dinner or treat the kids to a hotdog dinner. All of the profits from the dinner will go to community projects. Bring your family and friends on Sunday, October 23 .

The Great Pumpkin

Halloween October 31 is the night for Trick or Treat time in Dike. Kids will be on the move starting at 5:30 to 7:30. Safety is of top priority for all the little goblins. Many costumes are now made with reflector stripes. Make every effort to glow in the dark. The New Hartford pumpkin patch was cleared last week but we can still find pumpkins available in most stores.

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City Council

I made it a special point to get back to attending our monthly council meeting. The night is October 12 and at 7 p.m., Mayor and council opened the regular council meeting and public hearings. The follwing four public hearings were addressed: Amending the municipal code concerning chickens, ducks, geese and other bothersome animals. Three other public hearing issues dealt with loan and disbursement of money for the sewer project, proposed plans for construction of wastewater system and proposed plans for total cost for the construction of southeast sanitary sewer and fain improvements. Remember to read the fine print council minutes for more complete information. Following the public hearing discussions, it was regular meeting night. Fire Chief Chris Heerkes reported there are seven persons taking EMS/EMT training. Designs are being drawn up to present to the council for consideration of building a new fire station. Building size 80 x 160. This will all have to be approved and voted on at a later date. We heard from REC representatives from Grundy Center and we will be seeing a rate increase. The council is thinking about installing security cameras in several locations and persons from Electronic Engineering presented information to take into consideration. Remember all meetings are open to the public and the council welcomes visitors. This meeting ended at 8:15 p.m., short and sweet.

Birthdays Thursday, October 20: Jessi Niedert, Zeb Stanbrough, ALyse Knudsen Friday, October 21: Heather Rekers Andersen, Mary Cordes, Mike McCarter, Kara Sires, Josh Lizer Saturday, October 22: Jan Sloth, Lois DeBerg Sunday, October 23: Gavin Dudden, Mary Mommer, Joe Becker, Jordon Michaelsen, Jill Konken, James Loger, Rich Stampe Monday, October 24: Alec Johnson Tuesday, October 25: Eric Luhring, Bob North, Gerald Droppert Wednesday, October 26: Ben Lizer

Dates for Dike Thursday, October 20 Cross Country Districts/reg Friday, October 21 9th and Var FB at Dike Senior Parents Night Saturday, October 22 All-state music auditions at Hampton-Dumont PTSO Fall Festival Sunday, October 23 Local church services Dike Lions Pork Dinner 11:00 Monday, October 24 JH Vocal Festival at HS Aud Tuesday, October 25 VB Regionals Wednesday, October 26 Early Dismissal Thursday, October 27 HS PT conferences

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Last week’s column got me thinking more about migration. Migrators seem to have two basic strategies – do a mass movement or go it solo. Mass movements are not uncommon. I have read about flocks of northern mallards leaving Canada in such huge numbers that they can be tracked by radar to Mexico. That strategy makes sense to me. That whole safety in numbers thing. Yet other birds are solitary migrators and shun the company of others of their kind. Some of the most determined solo fliers are our little humming birds. They don’t even tolerate each other around the feeders all that well. The males leave early on their own solo flights that lead them out across the Gulf of Mexico to the Yucatan Peninsula, a nonstop flight of more than 500 miles. Our summer goldfinches have finished their nesting and are headed south. These will be replaced by their northern relatives who will then be our resident winter birds our winter goldfinches, juncos, and sparrows. Birds aren’t the only ones migrating. Several species of bats migrate just like the birds. Some of them look for nice protected roosts and may try to enter buildings. One of the most famous migratory species of all, the monarch butterfly, is on the move right now. A few lucky folks get to see a large flock of them gather for a night roost on small groves

By KEVIN WILLIAMS Grundy County Conservation Director of trees. The monarchs we see next spring will be the great, great, grandchildren of the ones visiting our fall flowers now. Even some dragonflies migrate. Raptors are migrating and I’ve seen several species in the past week. They include cooper’s and sharp shinned hawks that prefer to follow wooded stream valleys where they

can find birds to eat which are their main prey. They sometimes visit bird feeding sites for the same reason. I have also seen white-rumped marsh hawks flying low over farm fields when I’ve been out and about driving. Females are a little larger and have brown backs while males have beautiful silver gray backs. Their buoyant bobbing and weaving flight low over the corn stalks or CRP prairie stands is always fun to watch. Although red tailed hawks are resident nesters here, the whole population shifts south. They often follow highways where the ditch grasses provide about the only habitat left for field mice that are their primary food. They hunt from a perch like a highway sign or power pole, but also hunt on the wing. And then there are the turkey vultures still working the thermals with the migrating red tails. I watched a gathering amount of them the other evening at Wolf Creek Park. At one time I counted 11 in the air above me. They are the supreme soaring bird in most of North America and are often able to ride the air currents for hours without apparently moving a wing. The last turkey vulture of the season can’t be too far away because they hate cold weather. Most of the turkey vultures we see now will winter in the southern United States. Observing the changing life around me during the fall is likely why it is my favorite season.



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Grundy County Memorial Hospital 1st Quarter Report 07/01/2016-09/30/2016 Vendor................................................. Amount A&P Food Equipment......................... $496.40 Aacvpr Total........................................ $270.00 Abbott Laboratories ........................... $541.19 Abcm Therapy ................................ $7,643.80 Academy Roofing & Sheet Metal .$337,617.08 Accessible Medical - Iowa............. $14,033.50 Advanced Diagnostic Services ....... $3,838.00 Advanced Optisurgical Inc ................. $120.00 Advanced Water ................................ $522.50 Ahlers & Cooney Pc ..................... $14,004.29 Airgas Usa, Llc ............................... $6,399.55 Aiv, Inc ............................................... $217.10 Aka Services Inc ................................ $489.12 Alco Sales & Service Co ................... $285.48 Alcon Laboratories Inc ......................... $36.00 Alere North America Inc .................... $875.00 Alimed Inc .......................................... $108.44 Allen College................................... $4,000.00 Allen Occupational Health Serv ...... $7,212.61 American Bottling Company .............. $358.72 Amperage Llc.................................. $1,020.59 Anderson Anesthesia Llc.................... $964.16 Anderson Erickson Dairy ................ $2,209.71 Anna Christine Love .......................... $180.00 Apollo Corporation ............................. $224.00 Aramark Uniform Services ............. $5,344.78 Arctic Refrigeration, L.c. .................... $712.01 Arjo Huntleigh Inc ........................... $3,800.29 Arnka Acres ......................................... $50.36 Arthrex Inc ...................................... $3,277.00 Asrt .................................................... $505.00 Athome With Western Home ............. $558.98 Automatic Door Group ....................... $265.40 Avadyne Health ............................ $24,406.83 Baker, Lisa ...................................... $2,144.00 Bankers Trust .................................... $250.00 Bash Rental & Event Planning .......... $240.00 Bayer Healthcare ............................ $4,471.00 Bcluw Sports Boosters ...................... $150.00 Beauchamp, Jerry ............................. $150.00 Beckman Coulter Inc .................... $32,358.10 Bergstrom, Jim .................................... $70.00 Bernd’s Pond ..................................... $225.00 Bio Rad Laboratories, Inc ............... $4,290.80 Bioventus Llc Supartz Lockbox ......... $760.00 Black Hawk Area Acls .......................... $50.00 Black Hawk Sprinklers Inc ................. $255.00 Black Hills Energy .......................... $8,796.28 Blackbaud ....................................... $2,950.79 Blue Compass Interactive ................. $875.00 Boston Scientific Corp .................... $1,889.20 Briggs Corporation ............................ $416.55 Brothers Market ................................. $685.79 Browns Medical Imaging ............ $143,515.00 Cardinal Construction Inc............ $163,161.66 Cardinal Health Medical ................. $2,979.36 Carefusion Solutions, Llc .............. $15,879.00 Cassling ........................................ $19,391.00 Cdr ..................................................... $120.00 Cdw Government Llc .................... $19,369.06 Cedar Valley Medical Spec .................. $85.00 Christie Door Company ...................... $111.00 City Of Grundy Center ....................... $500.00 City Of Reinbeck ............................ $2,200.00 Cleveland Design Co. Llc .................. $651.25 Clifford Birdsong .................................. $90.00 Coffey Communications, Inc............ $8,390.58 Compressed Air & Equipment ........ $1,355.68 Computer Programs Systems Inc .. $7,165.00 Cooley Pumping Llc .......................... $175.00 Copyworks ........................................... $63.65 Cornfed Designs ................................ $320.00 Courier Communications ................ $2,049.40 Covenant Medical Center .................. $180.00 Cozy Van Llc ................................... $2,543.10 Cr Glass Co................................... $32,870.00 Craft Cochran, Inc.............................. $698.50 Crop Production Services .................. $139.29 Culligan Water Conditioning .............. $144.50 Datex-Ohmeda (Ge Healthcare) ....... $448.20 Dell Marketing L.p. ..................... $139,599.66 Dell Software ..................................... $769.00 Delta Healthcare Providers .......... $27,577.61 Delta Locum Tenens ....................... $4,205.40 Derma Sciences ............................. $2,700.00 Dex Media East Llc ........................... $195.00 Dike-New Hartford High School ........ $100.00 Dj Orthopedics, Llc ............................ $673.00 Dnh Booster Club .............................. $100.00 Dollar General ................................... $162.15 Dolly’s Transport ................................ $249.00 Dorsey & Whitney Llp ................... $21,961.47 Douglas M Cooper Llc ....................... $780.00 Dude Solutions, Inc......................... $3,499.07 Earthgrains Co ............................... $1,384.55 Ecolab Pest Elimination Division........ $956.55 Egregious Studios ............................. $648.00 Ehrig, Joel ......................................... $100.00 Electric Supply Of Marshalltown........... $75.26 Electrical Engineering & Equip .......... $634.98 Electronic Engineering ...................... $131.60 Emily Reiners ................................. $7,700.00 Emslrc .................................................. $60.00 Environmental Prop Solutions ...... $20,950.00 Evoqua Water Technologies ........... $2,018.09 Express Computer Systems .............. $210.00 Ferneau, Richard ................................. $50.00 Freund, Cameron Thomas ................ $240.55 Frontier Landscaping Llc ................ $2,575.00 Ge Healthcare ................................ $4,053.27 Ge Ultrasound Otr .......................... $5,600.00 Getinge Usa, Inc............................ $11,585.04 Gnb Bank .......................................... $280.00 Golden Transfer .............................. $1,264.80 Goodwin Tucker Group .................. $1,490.72 Graham Construction Co ............ $135,144.00 Grainger Inc ......................................... $27.92 Greiner Pharmacy Consulting Ll..... $1,800.00 Greufe, Joan ...................................... $180.00 Grosse Steel Co .................................. $18.00 Grundy Center Chamber Commerce . $300.00 Grundy Co Hosp Foundation ........ $18,411.09 Grundy County ............................... $4,290.90 Grundy County Treasurer ............. $11,134.00 Grundy Municipal Utilities ............. $84,779.03 Grundy Office Partners, Llc .......... $44,151.45 Hauge Associates ......................... $10,209.01 Hay Construction Services, Inc .. $186,715.85 Health Care Logistics Inc .................. $193.90 Health Physics Associates ............. $1,085.00 Heartland Anesthesia & Consulting. $2,362.50 Heartland Co-Op ............................... $536.15 Heartland Paper Co ........................ $4,657.96 Hospira Worldwide Inc .................... $5,671.91 Iaap ................................................... $175.00 Iahaa ................................................. $145.00 Id Wholesaler .................................... $844.00 Ideacom/Cma ................................. $2,059.80 Impact7g ......................................... $5,352.50 Independent Insurance Services .. $11,791.75 Insight Public Sector ..................... $13,366.72 Invision ......................................... $11,072.30 Iowa Board Of Dietetics ..................... $120.00 Iowa Board Of Pharmacy .................... $90.00 Iowa Dept Of Human Services ..... $34,894.00 Iowa Directors Of Volunteer ................ $50.00 Iowa Division Of Labor Service ......... $400.00 Iowa Health Information Network.... $5,250.00 Iowa Hospital Association .................. $515.00 Iowa Water Management Corp ....... $1,275.00 It’s Never 2 Late ................................ $573.00 Jirovsky, Holly .................................... $250.00 John Deere Financial ..................... $1,231.21 Karl Storz Endoscopy-America .... $41,281.35 Kdao-Fm Soft Rock 99.5 ................ $1,517.00 Key Surgical Inc .................................. $95.00 Kiwanis Club ...................................... $101.00 Konken Electric Inc.......................... $8,911.05 Kqcr-Fm ............................................. $160.00 Krames Staywell, Llc ........................... $95.08 Kwwl Television Inc ......................... $1,500.00 Laboratory Supply Co ..................... $4,474.60 Laerdal Medical Corporation ............. $158.75 Leah Kakes ......................................... $96.00 Leeds Precision Instruments.............. $150.00 Lifeserve Blood Center ................... $2,603.00 Lifetouch .............................................. $62.00 Locale Anesthesia, P.c. ................... $4,620.00 Loffredo Fresh Produce Co. Inc ..... $4,462.40 Logiquip, Llc ................................. $17,125.98 Lon’s Plumbing & Heating Co ............ $260.00 Make It Up Facepainting ................... $275.00 Manly Drug Store ........................... $1,176.87 Marshalltown Community College .. $1,500.00 Marshalltown Orthopaedics Pc ..... $43,372.00 Martin Bros ................................... $47,970.59


Matrixcare ....................................... $3,212.48 Mayo Clinic ..................................... $4,536.00 Mc Kesson Health Solutions ........ $14,346.42 Mccall & Lee ................................. $32,012.50 Mcmartin, Caryn ................................ $285.00 Medi-Dose, Inc..................................... $60.40 Medivators ...................................... $2,315.00 Medservice Repair, Inc....................... $453.37 Melanie Kirkpatrick ............................ $762.50 Microport Orthopedics .................. $16,408.00 Mid-America Publishing Corp ............ $740.59 Midwest Liquid Systems Inc.......... $10,204.53 Midwest Medical Ins Co ............... $14,218.00 Midwest Sleep Services Inc ........... $1,571.40 Miller Window Service..................... $1,895.00 Moody’s Investors Service Inc......... $9,900.00 Nancy Ann Keller ............................... $568.75 Napa Auto Parts................................... $56.34 National Rural Health Association...... $675.00 North Country T.................................. $426.00 Nuaire, Inc....................................... $6,540.00 Nuance Communications ............... $1,659.97 Nucara Of Ia/Nucara Home Medicial.... $26.00 Nuclear Sonics ............................... $1,519.00 O’keefe Elevator Company, Inc..... $16,858.00 Oak Hill Rehabilitation Llc ................. $782.00 Office Max ...................................... $4,664.12 Olympus ......................................... $3,978.51 Olympus Financial Services ......... $18,461.64 Oneneck It Solutions Llc ............... $37,167.41 On-Site Inform Destruction ................ $131.32 On-Site Inform Destruction Inc............. $77.84 Osteoremedies, Llc......................... $6,760.00 Palmer’s Family Fun ....................... $1,197.00 Patterson Medical ........................... $1,601.12 Pepsi-Cola ...................................... $3,201.66 Petersen & Tietz Florists...................... $36.98 Petty Cash ......................................... $193.61 Pitney Bowes Inc ............................... $719.53 Pitney Bowes Purchase Power ...... $2,006.00 Polar Electro Inc.............................. $2,098.95 Press Ganey Associates Inc............ $7,232.85 Primary Systems ............................ $9,971.09 Progressive Medical Inc..................... $383.08 Proshield Fire Protection ................... $229.85 Record Automatic Doors Inc............ $5,233.21 Respironics, Inc.................................... $90.00 Rf Technologies Inc............................ $454.00 Ricoh Usa Inc ................................. $2,959.10 Ricoh Usa, Inc............................... $20,321.20 Ross Chemical Systems, Inc.............. $553.78 Rouse Motor Co Inc ............................ $34.70 Sams Club ......................................... $466.82 Schumacher Elevator Co .................. $919.71 Scottcare Corporation .................... $2,950.00 Scotty’s Sanitation .......................... $2,190.00 Seim Johnson Sestak &Quist Llp . $27,250.00 Shared Medical Equipment Group .$45,000.00 Shaw Electric ................................ $86,450.00 Signs & Designs ................................ $575.00 Signs By Tomorrow ............................ $295.00 Sizewise Rentals, Llc ..................... $4,544.16 Smile Makers ....................................... $21.97 Smith & Nephew ............................. $1,196.25 Solarwinds Inc ................................ $2,586.00 Sourceone Healthcare Technology.. $1,477.66 Spahn & Rose Lumber Co .................. $16.75 Special Occasions ............................. $270.13 Speer Financial Inc ....................... $18,060.50 St. Ambrose University ................... $1,500.00 St. Gabriel’s Church .......................... $550.00 Stahl’s Hotronix ................................. $121.50 Standard Coffee Service Co............ $1,613.05 Standard Register Company ............. $798.50 State Fire Marshal Division ............... $200.00 Stefl Pharmacy Inc ............................ $212.50 Stericycle Inc .................................. $1,058.08 Storey Kenworthy .............................. $440.56 Stryker Endoscopy ......................... $4,535.55 Stryker Instruments......................... $1,409.06 Stryker Orthopaedics..................... $17,488.00 Stryker Sales Corp ......................... $6,294.00 Stylish Living ....................................... $59.83 Surgical Direct Inc ............................. $474.99 Tama/Grundy Publishing ................ $1,105.20 The Courier ....................................... $314.83 Times Citizen Communications ......... $320.00 Times Republican ........................... $1,282.58 Triose, Inc........................................ $1,217.04 Unifirst .......................................... $24,141.77 Unitypoint At Home-Hme ................... $542.00 Unitypoint Health ........................ $598,538.25 Unitypoint Health - Des Moines ......... $382.75 University Of Nebraska Medical ..... $1,500.00 University Of St. Francis ................. $1,500.00 Urbell Medical Products, Inc............... $147.25 Usa Entertainment Agency ............. $1,500.00 Usf Healthcare Consulting ................. $693.24 Varsity Group .................................. $7,875.00 Venenga, Tammy ................................. $85.60 Visa ............................................... $10,606.18 Walk With A Doc ................................ $500.00 Wbc Mechanical, Inc ...................... $8,470.41 Wells Fargo Vendor Financial ......... $5,931.88 West Music Company Inc .................. $851.13 Western Home Services ............... $64,691.68 Wildflower .......................................... $375.00 Wilson Restaurant Supply Inc ........... $473.34 Windstream .................................... $4,367.53 World Data Products Inc .................... $101.83 Wright Medical Technology ............. $4,182.81 Xygent, Inc ................................... $38,953.75 Young Plumbing & Heating ......... $207,561.45 Zoll Medical Corporation Gpo ............ $169.35 Zones Inc ........................................ $1,560.81 ......................................................................... Unitypoint Health...................... $2,432,063.42 Cardinal Health............................ $122,488.53 Mckesson Health........................... $54,090.44 East Central Iowa Acute Care..... $102,005.00 ......................................................................... ......................................................................... Grand Total............................... $6,179,288.44

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR GRUNDY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA Docket No. (Sale No.): 16-0503(1) Court No. EQCV059384 Special Execution plaintiff: green belt bank & trust VS. DEFENDANTS: johnnyrays, inc - in rem; black hawk economic development - in rem; small business administration - in rem; iowa department of revenue - in rem; internal revenue service - in rem; whink services, inc. d/b/a brown heating & cooling - 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: Lot 1 in Block 3 of Borden Business Park, Phase 1 of the City of Grundy Center, Iowa Street Address: 2103 Commerce Dr., Grundy Center, Iowa The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale is November 29, 2016, at 10 a.m., at the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 705 8th St., Grundy Center, Iowa 50638 Phone (319) 8246933 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. Redemption: After the sale of real estate, defendant may redeem the property within One Year - United States Defendant. 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 - $210,742.19; Costs $3,500.00; Accruing Costs - Plus; Interest - 5.95% of $210,742.19 from September 23, 2016 = $2,301.71. Attorney is Patrick C. Galles (319) 277-4102. Date: September 29, 2016 Sheriff: Rick D. Penning Deputy: By Chief Deputy Tim Wolthoff

RECORDS THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Carrie I. Eiklenborg, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR102093 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Carrie I. Eiklenborg, Deceased, who died on or about 30th day of August, 2016: You are hereby notified that on the 28th day of September, 2016, the last will and testament of Carrie I. Eiklenborg, deceased, bearing date of the 16th day of May, 2012, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Kenneth R. Eiklenborg and Beverly A. Becker were appointed executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 28th day of September, 2016. Kenneth R. Eiklenborg 10909 V Avenue Cedar Falls, IA 50613 Beverly A. Becker 609 North 44th Street Cumming, IA 50061 Executors of estate Heronimus, Schmidt, Allen, Schroeder & Geer Attorneys for executor 630 G Avenue, Box 365 Grundy Center, IA 50638 Date of second publication 20th day of October, 2016.

CITY OF LISCOMB REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 10, 2016 Mayor Hank Penner called the regular council meeting of the City of Liscomb to order at 7:02 pm. Answering roll call were Jerry Gunderson, Ben Olson and Cam McCubbin. Absent were Esther Mosher and Ted Gunderson. Also present were Deputy Sheriff Beane; Darwin Bracy, maintenance; Kristi Schiebel, clerk; 1 resident and Bob Berry of Conrad. Motion made by Gunderson to approve the agenda. It was seconded by McCubbin and was passed with roll call of 3 ayes. Deputy Sheriff Beane gave the sheriff report for September. He was asked about whom to contact about animal cruelty. He stated to contact the department. Motion was made by Gunderson, seconded by Olson to approve the minutes of September 12, 2016. Motion carried with roll call of 3 ayes. Motion made by Gunderson, seconded by McCubbin to approve the financial reports for September 2016. Motion carried with roll call of 3 ayes. Motion made by Gunderson, seconded by Olson to approve the bill listing of $9,129.70. Motion carried with roll call of 3 ayes. Residents Concerns: Mr. Berry asked about removing the Odd Fellows grave markers at the cemetery. The Lodge had purchased them and there is no longer a lodge. There is a memorial stone to remember the organization at the cemetery already. A lot of the markers are in rough shape and they interfere with the maintenance at the cemetery. The council gave their approval for them to be removed after waiting 30 days. Mr. Berry and Bracy will remove them at that time. Mike Skaj requested that the council work with him on his utility bill. He was injured on Labor Day weekend and is unable to work until his injuries are healed. He stated that he will catch up when he is able. It should only be 2-3 months. The council approved this since he is current on his bill and came to the council to request this in person. Residents would like to see different properties cleaned up. This lead to a discussion on nuisance properties. Mayor Penner will contact 2 of the property owners. McCubbin will contact another one. One property owner had asked for a practice fire but has not completed the needed work to have it done. Penner will contact the city attorney about condemnation and maybe try to do all the properties at one time. Old Business: Discussion was had on the estimate for ground work west of the lagoons. Gunderson will contact the property owners about the work to be done. It was then discussed about the city’s tile line and the possibility of it being plugged. It was decided to have Bracy see about having the line looked at with a camera. Discussion was had on the sale of property on State Street. It was decided to get an estimate for the water line to be moved from going through the property. It was decided to advertise Marshalltown’s Hazardous Material Collection day. New Business: An estimate was received from Bolar and Gill for the removal of 3 trees at the school park. One is dead and 2 others were damaged with the wind storm 2 years ago. Motion made by Gunderson, seconded by Olson to have Bolar and Gill remove the 3 trees from the park for $1,500.00. Motion carried with roll call of 3 ayes. Discussion was had on the ground being torn up at the cemetery. It will be included in the mayor’s letter. Discussion was had on equipment purchases for the Community Building. Those items included: tables, food trays (fire department might help with these), new stove to replace one with only 2 working burners and lights. Olson will check into the tables, a price of $400 was given for the stove and lights could be updated for $20 a piece. Motion made by Gunderson, seconded by Olson to allow up to $450 for the light update. Motion carried with roll call of 4 ayes. Bracy and McCubbin will purchase the items and volunteers will complete it. Committee Reports: Fire Department – The soup supper went very well. 1st Responders – No one was present. The old ambulance will be discussed at the next meeting. Streets and Alleys – Clerk realized that a payment for the street repair for last year’s repairs that was redone was missed. Motion made by Olson, seconded by Gunderson to pay Cessford Construction and add it to the bill listing for a total of $17,719.91. Motion carried with roll call of 3 ayes. Park & Rec & Community Building - The basketball hoops are up. The old swing set has been taken down. Bracy was given permission to get help to put up the new swing set. General & Utilities – Nothing Sanitation - Tile line that runs to Washington Street was discussed. Public Safety – Nothing. Motion to adjourn was made by Gunderson, seconded by Olson. Motion passed with 3 ayes. Meeting adjourned at 9:12 pm. Mayor Hank Penner Attested: Kristi Schiebel, City Clerk Bill Listing for September 12 to October 10,

2016 for $17,719.91: Alliant Energy, utilities........................... 870.39 Bolar & Gill, tree removal..................... 650.00 CIWA, water.....................................`1,137.15 Trista Gohring, deposit removal............. 31.26 Goos Implement, tractor repair............. 169.90 HCSB, return check charge........................ .21 Heart of Iowa, telephone...................... 128.87 IA One Call, fee........................................ 4.50 Integrity Computer Services, repair........ 80.00 IA Dept of Rev, withholding................... 135.00 IPERS, withholding............................... 405.36 Janet Vry, cleaning................................. 30.00 Keystone Lab, lab................................... 41.20 MasterCard, supplies........................... 134.50 Mid-IA Coop, fuel.................................. 153.61 Miracle Recreation, swing................... 2,07.71 Moler Sanitation, garbage...................... 65.00 Peglow, O’Hare & See, fee..................... 25.00 Rhonda Guy, fee................................... 350.00 Schendel Pest, spraying......................... 30.00 Kristi Schiebel, wages.......................... 836.29 Shomo-Madsen Ins, insurance............. 443.00 Terry Strang, class.................................. 30.00 United Benefit Society, dues................... 20.00 United States Treasury, withholding.. 1,320.75 Cessford Construction, road repair... 8,590.21 September 2016 Income: General $859.29; Employee Benefits $35.86; LOST 2,666.31; Road Use Tax $2,379.86; Cemetery $82.64; Water Sinking $1,200.00; Water $4,710.25; Sewer Sinking $1,800.00; Sewer $2,088.10 September 2016 Expenses: General $4,147.48; Road Use Tax $12,488.98; Water $3,508.65; Sewer $2,504.52 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Charles William Steinfeldt, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR102094 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Charles William Steinfeldt, Deceased, who died on or about 18th day of September, 2016: You are hereby notified that on the 30th day of September, 2016, the last will and testament of Charles William Steinfeldt, deceased, bearing date of the 29th day of January, 2014, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Marjorie Eilene Steinfeldt was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 30th day of September, 2016. Marjorie Eilene Steinfeldt 12079 155th Street Ackley, IA 50601 Executor of estate Patrick J. Craig, #AT0001710 Attorney for Executor Craig, Smith &Cutler, LLP 1305 12th Street Eldora, IA 50627 Date of second publication 20th day of October, 2016.

THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Richard R. Carpenter, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR102091 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Richard R. Carpenter, Deceased, who died on or about 5th day of September, 2016: You are hereby notified that on the 23rd day of September, 2016, the last will and testament of Richard R. Carpenter, deceased, bearing date of the 1st day of February, 2016, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Alan Smothers and Bridget Carpenter were appointed executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 23rd day of September, 2016. Alan Smothers 3117 Alleghany Drive NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Bridget Carpenter 3831 Lennox Avenue NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Executors of estate Heronimus, Schmidt, Allen, Schroeder & Geer Attorneys for executor 630 G Avenue, Box 365 Grundy Center, IA 50638 Date of second publication 20th day of October, 2016.








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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGS The Grundy County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on October 10, 2016, at 9:00 A.M. Chairperson Smith called the meeting to order with the following members present: Bakker, Ross, Riekena, and Schildroth. Motion was made by Ross and seconded by Bakker to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Riekena and seconded by Schildroth to approve Utility Permit Application No. 10-10-16 to Windstream/McLeod Communications of Little Rock, AR, to place fiber optics cable along T Avenue in Section 25, Township 88 North, Range 15 West and to authorize the chairperson to sign said application. Carried unanimously. Gary Mauer, County Engineer, reviewed department matters with the Board. Motion was made by Ross and seconded by Bakker to accept and order filed the Quarterly Report of the County Auditor, the Quarterly Report of the County Sheriff, and the Clerk of Court’s September 2016 Report. Carried unanimously. The supervisors reviewed the options regarding monitoring the fire alarm system in the new annex building and made no action at this time. Motion was made by Bakker and seconded by Smith to approve the estimate from Two Men and a Truck for moving from the current annex building to the new annex building. The vote on the motion was as follows: Ayes: Bakker, Riekena, Schildroth, and Smith. Nays – Ross. Carried 4-1. Motion was made by Ross and seconded by Bakker to table action on PR-1 from King Construction. Carried unanimously. Motion was made by Bakker and seconded by Schildroth to adjourn. Carried unanimously. Barbara L. Smith, Chairperson Rhonda R. Deters, County Auditor

THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Richard Lloyd Bonnett, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR102095 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Richard Lloyd Bonnett, Deceased, who died on or about 8th day of September, 2016: You are hereby notified that on the 6th day of October, 2016, that Marilyn Pearl Bonnett was appointed administrator of the estate. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 10th day of October, 2016. Marilyn Pearl Bonnett Administrator of estate 1221 N. Fremont St., Apt. 8 Iowa Falls, IA 50126 Stacey L. Harding, ICIS PIN No: 33098465 Attorney For Executor Legacy Design Stategies, L.L.C. 701 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 295 Iowa Falls, IA 50126 Date of second publication 27th day of October, 2016.


THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT GRUNDY COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Leland Lauterbach, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR102092 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Leland Lauterbach, Deceased, who died on or about 28th day of September, 2016: You are hereby notified that on the 28th day of September, 2016, the last will and testament of Leland Lauterbach, deceased, bearing date of the 23rd day of July, 2001, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Ryan Lauterbach and Dennis Lauterbach were appointed executors of the estate on September 30, 2016. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 11th day of October, 2016. Ryan Lauterbach 5101 Pfeiffer Rd Bartonsville, IL 61607

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Cougars secure fourth straight playoff berth ACKLEY — AGWSR clinched a playoff berth for the fourth straight season Friday with a 48-28 victory over Janeville. The Cougars (5-2 overall, 4-1 in Eight-player District 2) will qualify as the district runner up, leading third-place Northwood-Kensett by one game with a one game left to play. The first tiebreaker would be the Cougars’ head-to-head victory over N-K. The Cougars were most effective on the ground, as they have been all season, rushing for 325 yards. Liam Stubbe paced AGWSR with 119 yards while Nathan Karsjens ran for 99 yards and Aaron Roelfs 50. Janesville finished with more than 350 yards of total offense, though many of those yards came late in the game after the Cougars had secured the victory. AGWSR found the scoreboard first as Nathan Karsjens scored on a three-yard run. A Tate Hofmeister 30-yard scoring reception off a Karsjens pass made it 13-0 after one quarter. The Cougars extend-

ed their lead to 27-0 before Janesville got on the scoreboard. Lucas Starr’s 30-yard scoring reception sent AGWSR to the locker room with a 34-7 lead. The Cougars led by as many as 34 points in the second half before a pair of late Janesville touchdown runs made it a 20-point final margin. AGWSR wraps up its regular season at home against North Iowa Friday before awaiting its playoff assignment. Janesville (3-5, 2-3) wraps up its regular season at home against top-ranked Turkey Valley. Janesville AGWSR

0 7 7 14 — 28 13 21 7 7 — 48 Scoring Summary First Quarter AGWSR — Nathan Karsjens 3 run (Caleb Meinders kick); 7-0 AGWSR — Tate Hofmeister 30 pass from Karsjens (Kick failed); 13-0 Second Quarter AGWSR — Liam Stubbe 12 run (Karsjens kick); 20-0 AGWSR — Stubbe 7 pass from Karsjens (Karsjens kick); 27-0 J — Kevin Hahn 11 run (Dalton Woodyard kick); 7-27 AGWSR — Lucas Starr 30 pass from Karsjens (Karsjens kick); 34-7

Third quarter J — Keigan Feldmann 27 pass from Peyton Meyer (Woodyard kick); 14-34 AGWSR — Karsjens 27 run (Karsjens kick); 41-14 Fourth quarter AGWSR — Stubbe 70 run (Karsjens kick); 48-14 J — Brandon Carlson 58 run (Joshua Hahn run); 22-48 J — Charley Dawson 57 run (Run failed); 28-48 Team totals AGWSR J Rushes-yards 44-325 41-230 Pass yards 84 124 Comp-Att-Int 6-17-2 7-24-0 Total offense 410 354 Punts-Avg. 5-32.2 Individuals Rushing – AGWSR: Liam Stubbe 9-119, 2 TDs; Nathan Karsjens 12-99, 2 TDs; Aaron Roelfs 10-50; Tyler Rose 2-23; Dayton Haley 6-22; Tate Hofmeister 1-7; Titan Opperman 2-3; Lucas Starr 1-3; Brody Roder 1-(minus 1). Janesville: Brandin Carlson 3-67, 1 TD; Dawson Charley 3-63, 1 TD; Peyton Meyer 20-43; Dalton Woodyard 9-34; Josh Hahn 2-13; Kevin Hahn 4-10, 1 TD. Passing – AGWSR: Karsjens 6-of-16 for 84 yards, 3 TDs, 1 int.; Roelfs 0-of-1, 1 int. Janesville: Meyer 7-of-24 for 124 yards, 1 TD. Receiving – AGWSR: Starr 2-35, 1 TD; Hofmsiters 3-32; Stubbe 1-7, 1 TD. Janesville: J. Hahn 1-38; Woodyard 2-34; Keigan Feldman 2-32, 1 TD; K. Hahn 2-19.

Grundy Center sophomore Tanner Phillips stops North Butler senior Trae Ulrich in his tracks during Friday night’s game in Greene. (John Jensen/Mid-America Publishing photo)

Fuller lifts Wolverines to district title Spartans dominate North Butler MAXWELL — Sophomore quarterback Cade Fuller had a nearly perfect night as Dike-New Hartford clinched the Class 2A, District 3 championship with a 42-7 victory over Collins-Maxwell-Baxter. Fuller, who stepped in for injured starter Rhett Ehmen and has not left the lineup since, completed 14-of-15 passes for 223 yards and three touchdowns as the Wolverines (6-2 overall, 6-0 in district play) won a district championship for the second straight season. The title is D-NH’s first in Class 2A since 2001, with their others coming in Class 1A. Fuller ’s success helped the Wolverines overcome C-M-B’s effective defense against two-time Wolverine all-state tailback Trent Johnson, who finished with just 155 yards on 27 carries. Forty-six of Johnson’s yards came late in the game as he broke free for a 46-yard touchdown. Senior receiver Clayton Mapel also had a big game with eight catches for 112 yards and a pair of scores.

The Wolverine defense held an explosive C-M-B offensive attack in check, allowing just 236 yards (202 of which came through the air) and keeping the Raiders out of the end zone until the final quarter. Friday’s game was in the balance until the third quarter. A Johnson six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and Fuller-to-Mapel 20-yard connection in the second gave the Wolverines a 14-0 halftime lead. Johnson scored on a three-yard run in the third and Mapel caught his second touchdown of the night, this on a 12-yard pass from Fuller, as the Wolverines carred a 28-0 lead into the final stanza. D-NH wraps up its regular season at home Friday against East Marshall. Its playoff opener will be Oct. 28 against an opponent to be determined. C-M-B wraps up its season at South Hardin Friday.

D-NH 7 7 14 14 — 42 C-M-B 0 0 0 7 — 7 Scoring Summary First quarter DNH — Trent Johnson 6 run (Jackson Lage kick); 7-0 Second quarter

DNH — Clayton Mapel 20 pass from Cade Fuller (Lage kick); 14-0 Third quarter DNH — Johnson 3 run (Lage kick); 21-0 DNH — Mapel 12 pass from Fuller (Lage kick); 28-0 Fourth quarter DNH — Ben Freese 20 pass from Fuller (Lage kick); 35-0 CMB — Blake Coughenour 30 pass from Braydon Aker (Tucker Maxwell kick); 7-35 DNH — Johnson 46 run (Lage kick); 42-7 Team totals DNH C-M-B Rushes-yards 36-166 22-34 Pass yards 223 202 Comp-Att-Int 14-15-0 19-36-1 Total offense 389 236 Punts-Avg. 0-0 1-19.0 Individuals Rushing – Dike-New Hartford: Trent Johnson 27-155, 3 TDs; Cade Fuller 7-5; Nick Durnin 1-3; Tanner Smith 1-3. C-M-B: Hunter McWhirter 3-15; Blake Coughenour 12-9; Dalton Birchmier 3-6; Braydon Aker 4-4. Passing – Dike-New Hartford: Fuller 14-of-15 for 223 yards, 3 TDs. C-M-B: McWhirter 14-of-22 for 150 yards, 1 TD, 1 int.; Aker 5-of-14 for 52 yards. Receiving – Dike-New Hartford: Clayton Mapel 8-112, 2 TDs; Ben Freese 3-55, 1 TD; Ethan Weichers 1-39; Smith 1-15; Durnin 1-2. Brady Kemp 4-54; Coughenour 4-50, 1 TD; Travis Lindemoen 3-34; Marcus Mitchell 3-34; Tucker Maxwell 3-34.

Spartans wrap up undefeated NICL West season By Scott Bierle Mid-America Publishing EL DORA- The North Iowa Cedar League West Conference volleyball crown again resides in Grundy Center. T he Spartans capped a perfect league campaign with a sweep of South Hardin here Tuesday and celebrated an eighth straight title. G rundy Center had little trouble with the Tigers, winning 25-11, 25-15, 25-10 to finish 6-0 in NICL West matches and 18-0 in games. “It’s always a good feeling,” said Grundy Center coach Lori Willis on the NICL West title. “Winning doesn’t ever get old. Especially winning championships, that never gets old.” T he conference win was the Spartans’ 53rd straight and the three straight games ran the set streak to 25-in-a-row after having a run of 127 consecutive sets won snapped last season. “ We didn’t block as well as I would have liked,” South Hardin coach Greg Salvo said. “We executed our gameplan pretty well, we just missed a lot of hits down the lines. Our biggest thing is finding consistency in our play.” Grundy Center outhit the hosts, 43-22 in kills as the Spartans were 85-of-93 hitting. The winners had a .376 kill efficiency and the Tigers’ .064. T he Spartans’ Kylie Willis drilled a match-high 13 kills on 27-of-28 hitting followed by Landry Luhring 11 kills, going 22-of-24 and Hailey Wallis nine kills on 19-of-20 hitting. Brooke Flater and Emmy Kracht added five kills each, while Sydney Mathews was credit See Spartans page 15

GRUNDY CENTER — Bryce Flater ran for 252 yards and four touchdowns as Grundy Center kept its playoff hopes alive with a 55-0 victory at North Butler Friday. “Overall I was really pleased with the way our kids came out,” Spartan coach Brent Thoren said. The Spartans (5-3 overall, 4-2 in Class A, District 3) dominated every aspect of the game, rolling up 439 yards of offense while holding the Bearcats to 91 yards. North Butler did not pick up its initial first down until its second possession of the second half and had less than 20 yards of total offense at halftime. “We scored a lot of different ways, a lot of kids made a lot of plays and we’re starting to see the full aspect of our offense now,” Thoren said. “Bryce is obviously a big part of it but a lot of different kids stepped up on the offensive and defensive sides and that was good to see.” Grundy Center diversified its offense. Flater carried the ball a season-low 14 times while other backs combined for 23 carries. Spartan quarterback Jake Bangasser also completed 5-of-7 passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns. Braidan Buhrow had three catches for 40 yards and a spectacular one-handed touchdown. North Butler struggled mightily in the first half, accumulating nearly three times as many yards in penalties (35) as it had offensive yards (12). The Bearcats found a few things that worked against Grundy Center’s junior varsity defense in

the second half and finished with 91 total yards, including 55 through the air. Sophomore quarterback Kane Allison filled in for the injured Dalton Nelson and completed 7-of-15 passes. Brandon Trees and Sam Dolan paced the running game, combining for 63 yards. The Spartans scored the first seven times they touched the ball. Bangasser threw a 27-yard scoring pass to Drew Rathe for the first touchdown and Flayer ran 44 yards for the second. Rathe returned a Bearcat punt 75 yards for a touchdown and Flater’s 37-yard scoring run made it 28-0 after one quarter. Two more Flater touchdowns and Buhrow’s touchdown grab on a pass down the right sideline gave GC a 48-0 halftime lead. Jared Krausman intercepted an Allison pass on North Butler’s second play of the second half and senior fullback Tim Knock scored on a 17-yard run two plays later. Grundy Center junior varsity players saw action the rest of the night, with Caleb Kuiper and Austin Knack combining for 62 yards. GC plays its final regular season game Friday at home against West Fork. If the Spartans win, they will then wait to see if they make the 2016 playoffs. North Butler (2-6, 1-5) wraps up its season at Mason City Newman Friday.

Grundy Center 28 20 7 0 — 55 North Butler 0 0 0 0 — 0 Scoring Summary First quarter GC — Drew Rathe 27 pass from Jake Bangasser (Braidan Buhrow kick);


GC — Bryce Flater 44 run (Buhrow kick); 14-0 GC — Rathe 75 punt return (Buhrow kick); 21-0 GC — Flater 37 run (Burhow kick); 28-0 Second quarter GC — Flater 10 run (Buhrow kick); 35-0 GC — Flater 19 run (Kick failed); 41-0 GC — Buhrow 30 pass from Bangasser (Buhrow kick); 48-0 Third Quarter GC — Tim Knock 17 run (Buhrow kick); 55-0 Team totals GC NB First downs 20 4 Rushes-yards 37-356 25-36 Pass yards 83 55 Comp-Att-Int 5-7-0 7-15-1 Total offense 439 91 Fumbles-lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-yards 6-70 7-70 Punts-Avg. 1-31.0 6-34.2 Individuals Rushing – Grundy Center: Bryce Flater 14-252, 4 TDs; Tim Knock 6-44, 1 TD; Caleb Kuiper 6-32; Austin Knaack 9-30; Jordan Hook 1-0-; Drew Rathe 1-(minus 1); Team 2-(minus 1). North Butler: Brandon Trees 7-32; Sam Dolan 7-31; Rhett Lammers 3-14; Trae Ulrich 4-(minus 2); Kane Allison 3-(minus 13); Team 1-(minus 26). Passing – Grundy Center: Jake Bangasser 5-of-7 for 83 yards, 2 TDs. North Butler: Allison 7-of-15 for 55 yards, 1 int. Receiving – Grundy Center: Braidan Buhrow 3-40, 1 TD; Rathe 1-27, 1 TD; Jared Krausman 1-16. North Butler: Clay Schultz 1-34; Jared Feldman 2-18; Dolan 3-4; Ulrich 1-(minus 1).

Rebels wrap up District 5 championship

Grundy Center's Hailey Wallis spikes the volleyball over the block of South Hardin's Dru Balvanz during NICL West play Tuesday. The Spartans swept the Tigers to post perfect conference marks of 6-0 in matches and 18-0 in games.

BELLE PLAINE — Erik Knaack returned a pair of fumbles for touchdowns as Gladbrook-Reinbeck wrapped up the Class A, District 5 championship with a 20-6 victory over Belle Plaine. The Rebels (8-0 overall, 6-0 in the district) won their 18th straight game, dating back to last year, despite getting outgained by a Belle Plaine team that needed a victory to control its own playoff destiny. As it stands, the Plainesmen (6-2, 4-2) must win at Hudson Friday and hope for either a BGM loss or that the playoff tiebreaking procedures go in their favor. Gladbrook-Reinbeck, playing without starting tailback Parker Bown, struggled to move the ball. The Rebels finished with just 208 yards of total offense, including just 51 through the air. G-R quarterback Hunter Lott completed 5-of-15 passes for 51 yards and was intercepted once. Junior Josh Peterson stepped in for Bown, rushing for 118 yards on 15 carries, though 83 of his yards came on one play.

The game was scoreless at halftime and Belle Plaine had moved into Rebel territory in the third quarter when its back lost the handle on the ball. Knaack raced 65 yards to put points on the scoreboard, though the Rebels’ usually-reliable point-after team failed, leaving the score 6-0. Peterson broke free for his 83-yard scoring run the next time G-R had the ball and this time a conversion run failed. Belle Plaine drove into Rebel territory again, only to lose the ball again. This time Knaack’s scoopand-score covered 75 yards and Walker Thede’s conversion run made it a 20-0 Rebel lead. Belle Plaine’s only touchdown came late in the fourth quarter. G-R wraps up its regular season at home Friday against Colfax-Mingo.

G-R 0 0 12 8 — 20 Belle Plaine 0 0 0 6 — 6 Scoring Summary Third quarter G-R — Erik Knaack 65 fumble return (Kick failed); 6-0

G-R — Josh Peterson 83 run (Run failed); 12-0 Fourth quarter G-R — Knaack 75 fumble return (Walker Thede run); 20-0 BP — Trevin Straight 3 pass from Garrett Straight (Run failed); 6-20 Team totals G-R BP Rushes-yards 30-157 52-178 Pass yards 51 82 Comp-Att-Int 5-15-1 4-8-1 Total offense 208 260 Punts-Avg. 2-35.5 3-34.0 Individuals Rushing – Gladbrook-Reinbeck: Josh Peterson 15-118, 1 TD; Erik Knaack 1-25; Gage Murty 2-12; Mason Skovgard 1-2; Walker Thede 3-2; Hunter Lott 8-(minus 2). Belle Plaine: Trevin Straight 12-82; Joey Schwenn 17-66; Brodie Bohlen 15-39; Garrett Straight 8-2. Passing – Gladbrook-Reinbeck: Lott 5-of-15 for 51 yards, 1 int. Belle Plaine: G. Straight 4-of-8 for 82 yards, 1 TD, 1 int. Receiving – Gladbrook-Reinbeck: Matt Roeding 2-41; Murty 1-8; Thede 2-2. Belle Plaine: T. Straight 2-42, 1 TD; Chance Baburek 1-39; Brodie Bohlen 1-1.



BCLUW boys third in NICL, Kollasch second for D-NH girls

REINBECK – Dike-New Hartford senior Alayna Kollasch finished second individually, leading local finishers at the North Iowa Cedar League's conference cross country meet at the Oak Leaf Golf Course near Reinbeck Saturday. Kollasch crossed the finish line just behind meet-champion Sophia Jungling of Aplington-Parkersburg, with both finishing in 19 minutes, 22 seconds and nearly 30 seconds ahead of the third-place finisher. She was one of six local runners to place in the top 10 and earn first-team all-conference honors. The BCLUW boys were the top-finishing local team in third place. Aplington-Parkersburg won its first-ever team title with 63 team points, edging two-time defending conference champion East Marshall by 11. The Comets finished with 122 points while Dike-New Hartford (125) and Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck (147) rounded out the top five. GCGR led local girls' teams with a fourth-place finish, earning the spot via tiebreaker over Jesup after each finished with 124 points. The tie was broken as GCGR's sixth finisher, Mellina Wrage, finished 14 positions better than Jesup's sixthplace finisher. Hudson won its first girls' title since 2011 by 53 points over second-place Denver while Aplington-Parkersburg was just one point behind the Cyclones in third place. Dike-New Hartford finished eighth in the team race while BCLUW placed 13th. Reegan Zinkula led the Spartan girls with an eighth-place showing while Lily Ehlers was 10th, Cora Saak 29th, Tiana Saak 35th and Abby Hockemeyer 42nd. Dike-New Hartford finishers included Kollasch in second, Ellie Foster 22nd, Livvy Eiklenborg 47th, Lauren Vanderlind 55th and Alexis Tofte 59th. BCLUW scorers included Samantha Schleisman 64th, Milena Ralston 78th, Skylar Nelson 87th, Payton Pekarek 88th and Haley McDonald 90th. Dike-New Hartford's Broden Coulter was the top local boys' finisher in sixth place while BCLUW's Grant Baker was seventh and Ian Showers 10th. Other scoring Comet finishers included Caleb Silver in 12th place, Neifer Ralston 35th and Blake Mann 60th. Other D-NH scorers were Nate Sharp in 14th, Seth Wibben 30th, Jacob Sigler 38th and Collin Vanderlind 40th. Finn Cleveland led GCGR with a 17th-place finish, edging teammate Dylan Hendricks by a single spot. Max Schweppe finished 34th for the Spartans while Derek Ciddio was 36th and Brady Appel 45th. Local teams run in state-qualifying meets Thursday. GCGR and Dike-New Hartford will run at Central College in Pella in a Class 2A meet while BCLUW will run in a Class 1A meet at Cedar Falls. Both meets start at 3 p.m.

NICL Cross Country Meet (at Reinbeck) Girls’ Results Team scores — 1) Hudson 60; 2) Denver 113; 3) Aplington-Parkersburg 114; 4) GCGR 124*; 5) Jesup 124; 6) East Marshall 139; 7) Sumner-Fredericksburg 140; 8) DikeNew Hartford 185; 9) West Marshall 223; 10) South Hardin 246; 11) Columbus Catholic 254; 12) Union 257; 13) BCLUW 407; 14) Wapsie Valley 409. * - Won tiebreaker GCGR individuals — 8) Reegan Zinkula 20:24; 10) Lily Ehlers 20:29; 29) Cora Saak 21:53; 35) Tiana Saak 22:07; 42) Abby Hockemeyer 22:38; 43) Mellina Wrage 22:39; 66) Andrae Thorsen 23:30. Dike-New Hartford individuals – 2) Alayna Kollasch 19:22; 22) Ellie Foster 21:37; 47) Livvy Eiklenborg 22:42; 55) Lauren Vanderlind 23:09; 59) Alexis Tofte 23:22; 67) Rachel Wardell 23:51; 80) Mikayla Michaelsen 24:51. BCLUW individuals — 64) Samantha Schleisman 23:38; 78) Milena Ralston 24:49; 87) Skylar Nelson 27:42; 88) Payton Pekarek 27:44; 90) Haley McDonald 27:52; 94) Sarah Schmitt 31:36. Boys’ Results Team scores — 1) Aplington-Parkersburg 63; 2) East Marshall 74; 3) BCLUW 122; 4) Dike-New Hartford 125; 5) Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck 147; 6) Denver 149; 7) Hudson 157; 8) South Hardin 184; 9) Union 191; 10) West Marshall 199; 11) Sumner-Fredericksburg 233; 12) Columbus Catholic 267. Incomplete teams: Jesup, Wapsie Valley. BCLUW individuals — 7) Grant Baker 16:51; 10) Ian Showers 16:56; 12) Caleb Silver 17:12; 35) Neifer Ralston 18:17; 60) Blake Mann 19:29; 71) Zach Gould 20:04; 88) Troy Dolphin 21:46. Dike-New Hartford individuals – 6) Broden Coulter 16:50; 14) Nate Sharp 17:20; 30) Seth Wibben 17:55; 38) Jacob Sigler 18:27; 40) Collin Vanderlind 18:36; 48) Conlee Lyons 18:49; 66) Sawyer Loger 19:51. GCGR individuals — 17) Finn Cleveland 17:23; 18) Dylan Hendricks 17:24; 34) Max Schweppe 18:13; 36) Derek Ciddio 18:19; 45) Brady Appel 18:43; 50) Marshall Day 18:58; 58) Griffin Hamann 19:21.

Dike-New Hartford’s Alayna Kollasch runs stride-for-stride with Aplington-Parkersburg’s Sophia Jungling in the final half mile of the North Iowa Cedar League cross country meet in Reinbeck Saturday. Juggling nipped Kollasch at the finish line for the league title. (John Jensen/Mid-America Publishing photo)

Grundy Center’s Cora Saak leads a group of runners at the North Iowa Cedar League cross country meet in Reinbeck Saturday. (John Jensen/ Mid-America Publishing photo)

Dike-New Hartford’s Conlee Lyons leads Colin Vanderlind at the North Iowa Cedar League cross country meet in Reinbeck Saturday. (John Jensen/Mid-America Publishing photo)

Grundy Center senior Finn Cleveland leads a pack of runners at the North Iowa Cedar League cross country meet in Reinbeck Saturday. (John Jensen/Mid-America Publishing photo)


Thursday, October 20, 2016


Zinkula, Showers lead local runners at Union

DYSART – Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck's Reegan Zinkula and BCLUW's Ian Showers scored sixth-place individual finishes, leading local teams at the Union Invitational last Tuesday. Zinkula and Showers led their respective teams to third-place finishes. The Spartan girls finished with 105 points in a 14-team field, just eight markers behind second-place Jesup. Aplington-Parkersburg was the girls' champion with 70 points while Denver (108) and East Marshall (123) rounded out the top five in fourth and fifth place. BCLUW placed 11th. Other Spartan scoring finishers included Lily Ehlers in 15th, Cora Saak 25th, Tiana Saak 26th and Abby Hockemeyer 33rd. BCLUW scoring finishers included Samantha Schleisman in 44th, Skylar Nelson 67th, Milena Ralston 71st, Payton Pekarek 75th and Haley McDonald 78th. The BCLUW boys finished with 91 points, just six shy of second-place East Marshall. Aplington-Parkersburg was team champion with 52 points while GCGR was

fourth with 102 and Denver fifth with 109. Other scoring runners for the Comets included Grant Baker in ninth place, Caleb Silver 17th, Neifer Ralston 24th and Blake Mann 46th. GCGR scoring runners included Dylan Hendricks eighth, Finn Cleveland 15th, Derek Ciddio 26th, Max Schweppe 34th and Brady Appel 35th. Union Invitational (at Dysart) Girls’ Results Team scores — 1) Aplington-Parkersburg 70; 2) Jesup 97; 3) Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck 105; 4) Denver 108; 5) East Marshall 123; 6) GMG 136; 7) Sumner-Fredericksburg 147; 8) South Hardin 152; 9) Union 176; 10) Columbus Catholic 240; 11) BCLUW 324; 12) North Tama 332. Incomplete teams: Don Bosco, Wapsie Valley. GCGR individuals — 6) Reegan Zinkula 20:15; 15) Lily Ehlers 21:12; 25) Cora Saak 21:41; 26) Tiana Saak 21:44; 33) Abby Hockemeyer 22:03; 37) Melina Wrage 22:13; 58) Andrae Thorsen 23:38.

Fisher, Lippert lead IFA/AGWSR at NCC Meet


HAMPTON — Aubrie Fisher and Bethany Lippert scored topfour finishes Tuesday as the Iowa Falls-Alden/AGWSR cross country teams competed in the North Central Conference Meet in Hampton. Fisher placed third and Lippert fourth as the girls ran to a fourthplace finish in the eight-team field. Humboldt dominated the team race with 33 points while Clear Lake (69), Fort Dodge St. Edmond (75), the Cadets (86) and Algona (97) rounded out the top five. Other IFA/ AGWSR scoring finishers included Haley Bakker 24th, Katie Meyer 28th and Patience Kauzlarich 32nd. The Cadet boys placed fifth and were led by Brayden Penning, who placed sixth in the individual race. Other IFA/AGWSR scoring finishers included Marcos Villa 19th, Pablo Frade 25th, Greg Tystahl 29th and Campbell Murra 31st. Humboldt was the boys’ team champion with 39 points. Clear Lake placed second with 59 and was followed by Webster City (61), Algona (102) and the Cadets (110). The Cadets enter the postseason Thursday in Class 3A state qualifier action at Decorah.

North Central Conference Cross Country Girls’ Results Team scores — 1) Humboldt 33; 2) Clear Lake 69; 3) Fort Dodge St. Edmond 75; 4) Iowa Falls Alden/ AGWSR (IFA/AGWSR) 86; 5) Algona 97; 6) Webster City 167; 7) Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 203. Incomplete team: Hampton-Dumont. Top 10 individuals — 1) Bryce Gidel, Humboldt 19:27; 2) Gabby Kent, Humboldt 20:01; 3) Aubrie Fisher, IFA/ AGWSR 20:07; 4) Bethany Lippert, IFA/AGWSR 20:39; 5) Patty Teggatz, Hampton-Dumont 20:50; 6) Isabella Luu, Humboldt 21:05; 7) Riley Mayer, St. Edmond 21:16; 8) Gretchen Jones, Clear Lake 21:18; 9) Abby Landwehr, St. Edmond 21:30; 10) Audrey Kolacia, St. Edmond 21:37. IFA/AGWSR individuals — 3) Fisher 20:07; 4) Lippert 20:39; 24) Haley Bakker 23:43; 28) Katie Meyer 24:19; 32) Patience Kauzlarich 24:58; 37) Arin Jelmeland 26:01; 42) Ally Finger 26:40. Boys’ Results Team scores — 1) Humboldt 39; 2) Clear Lake 59; 3) Webster City 61; 4) Algona 102; 5) Iowa Falls-Alden/ AGWSR (IFA/AGWSR) 110; 6) Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 163; 7) Fort Dodge St. Edmond 205; 8) Hampton-Dumont 229. Top 10 individuals — 1) Eric Faught, Clear Lake 17:18; 2) Ryan Courtney, Humboldt 17:25; 3) Sam Pedelty, Clear Lake 17:39; 4) Ivan Rasmussen, Humboldt 17:44; 5) Trey Engen, Algona 17:51; 6) Brayden Penning, IFA/AGWSR 17:55; 7) Tyler Bultena, Webster City 18:00; 8) Joseph Kunert, Humboldt 18:03; 9) Dawson Hjelmeland, Webster City 18:16; 10) John Piaszynski, Webster City 18:19. IFA/AGWSR individuals — 6) Penning 17:55; 19) Marcos Villa 18:38; 25) Pablo Frade 19:02; 29) Greg Tystahl 19:06; 31) Campbell Murra 19:07; 32) Seth Mazoway 19:07; 43) Adam Long 20:27.

From page 14 ed with 36 assists. “ We had a good hitting night. And the serving and serve reception was good,” noted Willis. Lexi Ryan’s seven kills on 20-of27 hitting led the Tigers with Dru Balvanz going 20-of-22 for six kills. Hanna VanderWilt had 10 assists and Balvanz nine. An 11-1 scoring spree in the first set lifted Grundy Center. The run that included three Flater kills and six Kracht service points ballooned an 8-6 lead to 19-7. The Tigers scratched and clawed early in the second set and after a Balvanz kill and Rachel Weber service ace were down 13-10. The Spartans met the challenge with consecutive kills by Willis, Luhring, Kracht and again Willis to close on a 12-5 run. G ame third was all Grundy, jumping to leads of 7-3, 13-5 and 21-7. Up 15-7, the Spartans scored the next six points with two kills for Wallis, one for Willis and a Kyah Luhring service ace. “I thought we played well in the second game. It just comes down to unforced errors,” noted Salvo. “We were flying around trying to make plays. I think the hustle was there. We have to go earn it. You can’t wait around for them to make a mistake.” The Spartans ended 65-of-67 at the back line and scored six service aces with one each for K. Luhring (11-of-11), Willis (15-of-15), Wallis (15-of-16), Mathews (12-of-13, L. Luhring (6-of-6) and Kracht (6-of6). S outh Hardin ended 35-of-37

BCLUW individuals — 44) Samantha Schleisman 22:27; 67) Skylar Nelson 24:39; 71) Milena Ralston 25:06; 75) Payton Pekarek 26:57; 78) Haley McDonald 28:19; 80) Sarah Schmitt 29:16. Boys’ Results Team scores — 1) Aplington-Parkersburg 52; 2) East Marshall 85; 3) BCLUW 91; 4) Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck 102; 5) Denver 109; 6) Union 143; 7) South Hardin 147; 8) Sumner-Fredericksburg 187; 9) GMG 204; 10) Jesup 259. Incomplete teams: Columbus Catholic, Don Bosco, Dunkerton, North Tama, Wapsie Valley. BCLUW individuals — 6) Ian Showers 16:11; 9) Grant Baker 16:18; 17) Caleb Silver 16:52; 24) Neifer Ralston 17:17; 46) Blake Mann 18:12; 75) Zach Gould 20:31; 81) Michael Engle 22:38. GCGR individuals — 8) Dylan Hendricks 16:14; 15) Finn Cleveland 16:50; 26) Derek Ciddio 17:16; 34) Max Schweppe 17:41; 35) Brady Appel 17:43; 39) Griffin Hamann 17:55; 55) Marshall Day 18:26.

with one ace at the serving stripe and led by Hannah Tripp 13-of-13. “ The serving was good, but we were not serving aggressively either,” said Salvo. Tripp’s 11 digs led the Tigers with six for Ryan and Balvanz, and five for Paige Harrell and VanderWilt. For Grundy, K. Luhring had 10 digs, L. Luhring seven and Kracht had six and four assisted blocks. The Spartans are youth-ladened as one senior and junior took the court Tuesday along with four sophomores and two freshmen. Willis noted, “It means a lot to them (girls). They started watching volleyball at Grundy Center at such a young age, and they see the winning tradition. They want to be that volleyball player. That’s how they buy into it. It continues to grow.” G rundy Center stands 21-16 overall, meaning the team was 15-16 outside of league play. “ We take some lumps on the weekends against big school and rated schools, so when it comes to playing the conference it helps us to settle, relax and focus on playing the style we want to play,” said Willis. “ South Hardin settled for fifth in the NICL West, going 2-4 with a 7-13 game mark. Grundy Center next plays Tuesday against BCLUW at Grundy Center (Oct. 18) in a Class 2A, Region 4 first-round match at 7 p.m. The Grundy – BCLUW winner advances to a quarterfinal match Monday (Oct. 24) again in Grundy Center against Ogden.

Comets end regular season on winning note

By ROB MAHARRY The Grundy Register CONRAD- The BCLUW volleyball team rebounded from a sluggish start and ended its regular season on a winning note, defeating Aplington-Parkersburg 19-25, 25-22, 2516, 25-22 in a non-conference match Tuesday night in Conrad. “We played awesome. The best we have played all year,” BCLUW coach Kristen Garber said. “It was great to see.” The Falcons (12-14) broke a 5-5 tie early in game one and led by as many as six points at 15-9 and later 24-18. The set ended when senior Dani Johnson slammed a spike, and A-P looked poise to hand the struggling Comets (22-8, 4-2) another late season loss. It was BCLUW that took the early momentum in game two, however, jumping out to an 8-4 lead and leading by as many as six. The Falcons did make a comeback, though, getting the score to 21-20 before the Comets scored the next three points to make it 24-20. After two more A-P points, the set finally ended when Easton Swanson landed a spike to give the Comets a 25-22 win. From there, the Comets pounced

on the Falcons in game three en route to an easy 25-16 win and put away the match with a hard fought 25-22 game four victory. The eight seniors on the team—Sam Ubben, Jordyn Beeghly, Kate Goecke, Skylar Veldhouse, Leah Yantis, Macy Kock, Katey Choate and Olivia Macy—were all recognized before the match. Swanson led the offense with 14 kills, and Ubben added 11 to go with 19 digs and 14-of-14 service in her final home match as a Comet. BCLUW had a season-high 17 total blocks, led by Swanson (six) and Yantis (five), and setter Cate Nason had 38 assists. As a team, they served 91-of-94 with seven aces and recorded a kill efficiency rating of 0.204. Johnson led the way for A-P with 15 kills and seven total blocks, and Kaitlyn Mohwinkle added 14. Jenna Bruns had 33 assists and 12 digs, both team highs, and the team served 77-of-86 with five aces. BCLUW opens postseason play on Tuesday night on the road against Grundy Center in Region 4 of Class 2A, while A-P will also hit the road to face Denver in Class 2A Region 6 play.


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Wolverines wrap up second in NICL East, place second in Johnston Tourney DIKE — The Dike-New Hartford High School volleyball team wrapped up second place in the rough-and-tumble North Iowa Cedar League East Division Thursday with a three-set victory over Class 2A No. 10-ranked Columbus Catholic before placing second in the Johnston Tournament Saturday. The Wolverines (42-5) open Class 3A Regional play at home Wednesday against West Marshall. D-NH 3, Columbus Catholic 0 D-NH topped the Sailors 25-19, 25-17, 25-14 in their conference finale Thursday. Baylee Petersen paced the Wolverines with 13 kills while Morgan Weber had 10 kills and Amber Rickert eight. Rickert also had four service aces and three blocks while Sydney Petersen recorded 27 digs and Madison Hedges had 38 assists. Haleigh Durnin sends a spike toward the Union defense during a key NICL East match in LaPorte City recently. (John Jensen/Eclipse News-Review photo)

Johnston Tournament The Wolverines placed second in their final Saturday tournament of the season, falling only to Class 5A No. 3-ranked West Des Moines Valley in the tournament final. D-NH swept through pool play, taking out Class 5A No. 9 Bettendorf 21-12, 21-19, unranked Webster City 21-11, 21-10 and unranked Marshalltown 21-6, 21-10. They swept unranked Waukee 25-14, 2515 in the semifinals before falling to Valley 25-23, 27-29, 15-10. B. Petersen paced the Wolverines with 36 kills in the tournament while both Amber Rickert and Madison Lavenz recorded 29 and Haleigh Durnin 20. S. Petersen had 63 digs and Hedges recorded 96 assists.

Cougars win regular-season finale ACKLEY — The AGWSR High School volleyball team wrapped up its regular season on a winning note Thursday, sweeping CAL, Laimer on Senior Night. The Cougars also dropped a three-set match at home to Iowa Falls-Alden Tuesday. Set scores against CAL were 254, 25-12 and 25-21. All 12 Cougar varsity players saw action in the match including seniors Maddie Brandt, Alana Groninga, Anna Jaspers, Mariah Jimmerson, Miranda Jimmerson, Sophie Stahl and Madi Van Heiden, who were honored before the match. Mariah Jimmerson

and Van Heiden paced the Cougars with seven kills each while Miranda Jimmerson had four. Mandy Willems recorded 22 assists and 10 digs while Groninga recorded a teamhigh six service aces. Mariah Jimmerson had six kills Tuesday in the Cougars’ 25-21, 2511, 25-13 loss to Iowa Falls-Alden. Groninga recorded a team-high eight digs, Jaspers had six assists and Brandt recorded three aces. The Cougars (8-16) opened regional play Tuesday at home against Clarksville.


Comets fall to district champion D ENVER — Denver clinched the Class 1A, District 2 championship Friday with a 49-0 whitewashing of BCLUW. The Cyclones (8-0 overall, 6-0 in district play) rolled up 497 yards of offense while holding the Comets to 91 yards, including just 32 on the ground. Denver led 14-0 after one quarter and 35-0 at halftime. Greg Schmitt led the Comets with 36 rushing yards on eight carries while quarterback Brad Barkema complete 4-of-13 pass attempts for 59 yards. Jack Garber had 37 receiving yards. Clay Silver led the defense with 10 tackles while Caleb Eagle recorded seven stops. Denver had three 100-yard rushers including Bo McMahon with 122 yards and Fletcher Anderson with 105. BCLUW (0-8, 0-6) wraps up its season at home against MFL/ MarMac. Denver play at Central Springs in its regular-season finale.

BCLUW 0 0 0 0 — 0 Denver 14 21 14 0 — 49 Scoring Summary First quarter D — Fletcher Anderson 1 run (Kain Eagle kick); 7-0

D — Bo McMahon 9 run (Eagle kick); 14-0 Second quarter D — Anderson 1 run (Eagle kick); 21-0 D — Sam Joerger 30 run (Eagle kick); 28-0 D — Devon Lund 6 run (Eagle kick); 35-0 Third quarter D — Anderson 9 run (Eagle kick); 42-0 D — Cael Krueger 3 run (Eagle kick); 49-0 Team totals BCLUW D Rushes-yards 19-32 58-431 Pass yards 59 66 Comp-Att-Int 4-13-1 4-5-0 Total offense 91 497 Punts-Avg. 8-41.8 1-19.0 Individuals Rushing – BCLUW: Greg Schmitt 8-36; Caleb Engle 4-3; Clay Silver 1-(minus 2); Brad Barkema 6-(minus 5). Denver: Bo McMahon 12-122, 1 TD; Fletcher Anderson 12-105, 3 TDs; Sam Joerger 11-103, 1 TD; Connor Corday 4-35; Cael Krueger 11-27, 1 TD; Devon Lund 5-29, 1 TD; Riley Wright 3-10. Passing – BCLUW: Barkema 4-of13 for 59 yards, 1 int. Denver: Krueger 4-of-5 for 66 yards. Receiving – BCLUW: Jack Garber 1-37; Bradley Bell 1-13; Silver 2-9. Denver: Corday 1-25; Zach Miller 1-19; Joerger 1-12; Kain Eagle 1-10.

Rebels fall in regular-season finale REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck suffered a 25-16, 25-12, 26-24 loss to North Tama Thursday on Senior Night at G-R High School. The Rebels honored seniors Abby Smith, Sasha Nagle, Karlee Clark, Morgan Kupka and Marissa Berendes before the match. Haleigh Berendes and Paige

Eiffler led G-R with five kills each against North Tama while Maddie Frischmeyer recorded team-highs with 14 assists and 12 digs. Clark added 10 digs and Kupka had eight. The Rebels (7-26) opened regional play at North Tama Tuesday.

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