BENEFIT DINNER Lo-Ma wrestling parents are planning a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m., Dec. 7 for Adam Whisney, who is undergoing treatments for cancer. The dinner will be a free will donation. Other fundraisers are being planned throughout the wrestling season.
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CAN COLLECTION SITE As a fundraiser for postprom, the Lo-Ma junior class has a can collection bin available at the Logan Mini Mart parking lot.
LEGISLATIVE FORUM DEC. 8 The 2010 Western Iowa Legislative Forum will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Dec. 8 at the Logan Community Center. Join area elected officials and community leaders as issues are addressed and solutions sought for many questions facing Iowa in the coming legislative season. Legislators from Harrison, Cass, Crawford, Mills, Monona, Pottawattmie and Shelby Counties are all invited. To RSVP e-mail email@example.com or call 6443081.
First place in the tree decorating contest at Shiverfest went to Mosaic. Pictured by the winning tree are Alison Kill, Jaime Levy, Donna Stuhr and Ellie Spencer. They won $100 in Logan Dollars from the Chamber of Commerce which they dontaed to West Central Community Action’s ‘Adopt a Family’ program. Second place and $50 in Logan Dollars went to the Humane Society. Photo: Mary Darling
Santa Claus also made an appearance at Shiverfest. Mikenzie Brewer, 5, gave Santa a list of her Christmas wishes. More Shiverfest photos on page 8. Photo: Mary Darling
Methers add to family on National Adoption Day Nov. 20 Mary Darling
HEALTHY MEALS IN A HURRY “Healthy Meals in a Hurry” will be held Dec. 2 at the U.S. Bank Building in Red Oak. Barb Fuller, Nutrition and Health Program Specialist for the Extension Service, will conduct the class. Tips and receipes for 14 meals under a $1 per main dish per person will be featured. There is a cost to the program which includes the cookbook and samples. Register by Nov. 29 by calling 712-6232592.
MONDAMIN CHRISTMAS PARTY The fifth annual Mondamin Christmas Event will be held Dec. 12 at the Mondamin Community Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. for shoppers to take advantage of vendors, games and crafts until 7 p.m. 5 p.m. indoor caroling; 5:30 p.m., Santa; 5 to 7 p.m., soup and sandwiches. Drawings for gift baskets every 10 minutes starting at 5 p.m.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP The Alzheimer’s support group will meet at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 30 at the Longview Assisted Living dining room in Missouri Valley. Call Marcia Pitt for more information, 712642-2309.
Editor According to Richard and Tammi Mether of Pisgah, there is nothing special about their family. They are just a normal, everyday family made up of two loving parents and six adopted children. “I have always been interested in adoption,” Tammi said. “It’s such an exciting way to add to our family.” The Mether’s had never planned to adopt privately, mostly due to the cost. “Through foster care there is very little expense for legal fees,” Tammi said.
Windschitl elected to republican leadership
Rep. Matt Windschitl SEE METHERS The Mether family includes, in front from the left, Hannah, Jeremiah, Tammi, Jonathan; mid- was elected as an Assistant Submitted photo Page 2 dle, Richard; and in back, Rebekah, Elizabeth and Rachel. Majority Leader in the Iowa House. Windschitl, who was recently re-elected by the people of Monona, Harrison and Pottawattamie Counties, previously served as an Assistant House Minority Leader. “I am honored and Greg Christiansen, chair humbled that House of the Harrison County Republicans have selected Community Foundation, me to serve in their leaderhas announced $51,100 in ship team,” Windschitl grants awarded to Harrison said. “House Republicans County nonprofit agencies. are committed to eliminatWith these grants, the ing wasteful state spendHarrison County ing, reining in the size and Community Foundation scope of state government has distributed more than $1.1 million over the last 10 and putting Iowans back years. to work. We will work The following nonprofit tirelessly on behalf of organizations, that submitIowans.” ted applications to the Windschitl, who was Harrison County first elected to the Iowa Community Foundation by House in 2006 and works the Sept. 1 deadline, were Nonprofit representatives receiving grant awards included: first row, from the left, Nancy for the Union Pacific awarded grants on Nov. 11. Foutch, Woodbine-Carnegie Public Library; Jennie and Sherry Sherer, Pisgah Reach Out Railroad, is also a gun•Alegent Health Group; Susan Tallon, Mondamin Public Library; Jenny Moores and Karen Lantz, Woodbine smith. He and his wife, Community Memorial Soccer AYSO; Christina Dickinson, Harrison County Humane Society (with Tyra); second Ivy, have two children. Hospital, Barnes Wellness row, Connie Johnson, Logan Public Library; Sydney Jackson, Modale Parks and Recreation Windschitl was elected by Center Healing Garden, Promoters; Mike Baker, Alegent Health Foundation; Larry Oliver, Harrison County Incident his Republican colleagues $2,000. Management Team; John Straight, Harrison County Fair Board; third row, Harrison County on Nov. 8. The Legislature conSEE GRANTS Community Foundation board members, Cindy Pryor, secretary/treasurer, Susan Bonham venes on Jan. 10, 2011. Photo: Mary Darling Page 2 and Nancy Cohen.
More than $51K granted to Harrison County nonprofits
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HCCF: Grants distributed FROM PAGE 1 •American Youth Soccer Organization/Woodbine, Woodbine soccer, $7,000. •City of Logan Public Library, handicap accessible book drop, $4,800. •City of Missouri Valley, Watson Steam Train Restoration and station/museum project, $5,000. •City of Mondamin Public Library, book return, $2,100. •City of Woodbine, digital projection system for community center, $2,200. •Harrison County Fair Board, heat and air conditioning Grooms Hall building on fairgrounds, $3,500. •Harrison County Humane Society, shelter and housing for abandoned animals, $2,000. •Modale Parks and Recreation Promoters, park benches and picnic tables, $3,800. •Pisgah Reach Out Group, improvements to city park shelter house, $2,900. •TeamMates Mentoring
Program, Missouri Valley, mentor/mentee resource library, $2,000. •Woodbine Carnegie Public Library, purchase two new computers, $700. •Woodbine Community Foundation/Harrison County IMAT, incident management assistance team, $3,100. •Woodbine Playground Committee, tennis court surfacing and other sport improvements, $10,000. Included in this total is $3,800 from the Wubenna C. Rand Endowed Fund, $1,000 from the Richard and Kathryn Randall Endowed Fund, $2,200 from the Kathryn Heistand Walpus Endowed Fund for Woodbine and $10,000 from the Lloyd and Donna Leonard Endowed Fund. All grantees met the criteria as Harrison County nonprofit agencies or organizations with charitable missions in the areas of civic, health, education and social services. Only organizations providing services in Harrison County were eligible.
The Harrison County Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create permanent funds that address the changing, vital community needs and interests. Donating to a permanently endowed fund helps neighbors today and builds a stronger community for tomorrow. The Harrison County Community Foundation invests and administers these funds and distributes grants to deserving, qualified nonprofit organizations. Board members of the Foundation include: Chair, Greg Christiansen, Missouri Valley; vice chair, Nancy Cohen, Persia; secretary/treasurer, Cindy Pryor, Woodbine; Alan Anderson, Logan, Susan Bonham, Logan and Linda Lehan, Dunlap. For information about donating or establishing a business foundation/fund, contact any of the board members or call Dennis Nissen, Iowa Program Officer at 800-794-3458.
Endow Iowa tax credit program Thanksgiving began early at the Harrison County Community Foundation with the observance of National Philanthropy Day Nov. 15 and the celebration of Community Foundation Week Nov. 12-18. Harrison County has much to celebrate thanks in part to the Endow Iowa State Tax Credit program and what it has meant for building up the nonprofit sector. Over the last 10 years, the Harrison County Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.1 million in grant funds to nonprofit agencies in Harrison County.
The Harrison County Community Foundation is affiliated with the Omaha Community Foundation (an organization that meets national standards for U.S. Community Foundations) and is a qualified community foundation authorized to invest and steward Iowans’ endowed gifts to benefit the region. In general, Iowa’s tax credit programs have been under intense scrutiny in the recent past and Iowa Community Foundations have welcomed the opportunity to make a strong case for Endow Iowa. A 2010 independent legislative review panel recog-
nized the program’s benefits and recommended Endow Iowa be continued indefinitely. A review committee will study the program every five years, providing transparency to this tax credit program. Endow Iowa has provided an incentive for Iowans to make gifts to their communities while they are living. The Harrison County Community Foundation is one of approximately 130 community foundations across the state and currently holds more than $1.8 million in assets and 12 funds. More than $207,000 was granted to nonprofits this past year.
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METHERS: Adoption month FROM PAGE 1 “We were not looking for a baby, but hoping to adopt through the foster care system.” But the first new member of their family they found through a private adoption when a friend introduced them to newborn Jonathan. “God provided so that we could adopt him,” Tammi said. Three months after Jonathan was born, they became foster parents to five-year-old twins and adopted Rebekah and Elizabeth, now 17, when they were 8. Three years later they became foster parents to Hannah when she was 4 months old. That same year Rachel joined the family through foster care when she was 4. “We adopted both Hannah and Rachel in 2006 and Jeremiah, now 4, joined us in July, 2009,” Tammi said. Jeremiah was officially adopted on National Adoption Day, Nov. 20. According to Mether, Jeremiah has fit right in. “He has adjusted so well into our goofy little family,” Tammi said. “He and Jonathan are best friends and clearly love each other. It has really helped that all the kids have welcomed Jeremiah and they are all
great mentors for him.” Tammi said they all fight too, but they know how to ask for forgiveness and to forgive. “We really are a family even though we come from so many different situations,” she said. According to Tammi, one of the biggest obstacles for families adopting can be the adjustment. “The child has come from a different home with a different set of rules, different foods, different school, different traditions, etc.,” Tammi said. “Letting a child be part of the family and still keep some of his/her past can be a struggle. Our children have certain loyalties to their birth parents or past foster parents, and we can easily be threatened by that. But ultimately, we are the ‘forever’ parents who get to hug them, comfort them, pray with them, teach them, love them and tuck them into bed every night. What a privilege.” Tammi said she couldn’t imagine how hard it must be for a child to have to adjust to a new family. “I think people need to go into adoption with patience, knowing that it might take some time for a child to develop new loyalties,” Tammi said. “Some kids really struggle with all the changes and some
don’t. It is different for every adopted child and it’s different for each adoptive family.” Grandma Jane Mether thinks the family is amazing. “They are all unique and each one is a special person who has added joy to our family,” Jane said. Richard’s advice to others thinking of adoption is don’t put it off. “Life goes by in a hurry. Don’t wait for a more convenient time,” Richard said. “Now is the time to look into adoption. There are a lot of kids out there who need parents. God has blessed me with six, wonderful kids through adoption.” According to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, on any given day in the United States there are more than 423,000 children in foster care and nearly 115,000 of them are available for adoption. “My greatest joy as an adoptive parent,” Tammi said, “Is seeing how my older children have welcomed and encouraged the younger ones. They don’t see adoption as some weird thing…it’s just a normal way of life. There’s really nothing special about us. Adoption doesn’t require some extra-special people. It’s just something we do.”
Gambs elected president of Green Hills AEA board Ed Gambs, Logan, was elected president of the Green Hills Area Education Agency Board of Directors at their Oct. 26 meeting. Green Hills AEA was created July 1, 2010, after the merger between Loess Hills AEA 13 and Green Valley AEA 14. “We are not the first to go through mergers and we have tried to learn from others,” Gambs said. With the merger, Green Hills AEA now serves 50 public school districts and six nonpublic districts. It has the fifth highest student enrollment and the second greatest geographic area of the nine AEAs. “I believe that even though we are so widespread, we can continue to provide the best service anywhere in Iowa,” Gambs
said. Gambs, who represents Director District 5, has been on the Green Hills AEA board since Feb. 2009. He was the superintendent of Logan-Magnolia Community School District from 1992-2005 and has also worked as a teacher and curriculum director. “My years working with the AEA have given me a deep appreciation for the support that the AEAs give to local schools,” he said. The mission of the Green Hills AEA is to collaboratively advocate for families, communities and schools to help them achieve their goals by providing dedicated professional consultation and quality systemwide supports. AEAs work as educational partners with public and
accredited, nonpublic schools to help students, school staff, parents and communities meet today’s educational challenges. AEA staff provide support in special education, media and technology, instructional services and professional and leadership development to help improve student achievement. Other board members are: Randy Brown, District 8; Nancy Coziahr, District 9; Marland Gammon, District 7; Kenneth Lee, District 6; Richard Schenck (vice president) District 4; Raymond Storm, District 1; Karen Thomsen, District 3; and Julie Wilken, Distrist 2. Regular board meetings are generally held the fourth Tueseday of each month at the GHAEA office in Red Oak.
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Down Home By Sandy Turner Sandy Turner writes a weekly column “Down Home” which is published in several newspapers in the Midwest. She puts a humorous spin on issues that revolve around families and every day life, drawing from her own experiences.
We interrupt this engagement for hunting Planning a wedding that’s going to take place in another country is turning out to be easier than I thought – although getting an engagement photo taken of my daughter and her fiancé is getting a bit complicated. They say opposites attract and it definitely holds true for my prissy, trendy, white-collar daughter who fell in love with a good ole’ boy whose idea of a funfilled day is to sit in a tree and watch for deer. Her wardrobe could easily take up two closets, as he would be happy with a couple pair of jeans, T-shirts and, of course, his Carhartts (coveralls). She began planning her wedding when she was old enough to know that fairytales could come true and envisioned wearing a princess dress alongside a knight in shining armor who’d escort her down the aisle full of rose petals as the trumpets played “here comes the bride.” I know she’s truly in love because compromise doesn’t usually come naturally for her, as she’s been known to have a one-track mind. When they announced the wedding was going to take place in Cancun, on the beach, I began to realize that she had reached a point in her life that she could put another persons’ needs and wants above her own. Between not wanting to wear a tuxedo or standing in front of half the city to take his vows, she came up with a compromise of standing on the beach instead. When he knew he could be outdoors and only have to stand in front of 30 instead of 300, he agreed. When she told him he wouldn’t have to wear a tie, it clinched the deal, and so began the fairytale wedding in a faraway land. Wanting to make him feel comfortable with the engagement photos, she asked if I would do the honors, using the acreage as a backdrop with trees in their peak, for a colorful extravaganza. When I called to let her know we should start planning the photo shoot, she said there was a change of plans. Apparently the fiancé and his friends made a pact not to shave or cut their hair until they get a buck. I’d send him a dollar – but apparently we’re talking deer, not money. Since he’s beginning to look like Grizzly Adams, it’s probably a good call on her part to postpone. So we’ll wait for a good snow. Excited about this prospect of a winter wonderland photo, the fiancé asked if he could wear his Carhartts and include his bow and arrow. “Just like cupid,” she said with a giggle. “Who’s Cupid?” he answered. Isn’t it grand when two people get together who are as different as chalk and cheese but build a life on the strongest bond they have in common – love, sweet love.
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Trouble on the Big Ditch The proposed MononaHarrison County drainage ditch was the region’s most inflammatory topic in 1903. While Monona County appeared to benefit most from the ditch, Harrison County opponents muttered about skullduggery plotted by their northern neighbors. Local farmers tried to persuade the Board of Supervisors to oppose the ditch and supporters claimed their efforts had failed. Hal Kerr, editor of the Little Sioux Hustler, angrily retorted that the Board of Supervisors was against the ditch and the project would only benefit “engineers, dredgers and land speculators.” He contemptuously dismissed the project as “Monona County’s artificial river.” Several days later on May 22, 1903, the Hustler reported landowners north of Little Sioux wrote in opposition to the big ditch, citing its cost and the possible harm it might cause. V.C. Atwell, Ozias Walker and James A. Perley were among the signatories. They presented their case to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, but the board voted to approve the ditch. Contracts were let the following year, and the Ferris-Haskel Construction Company of Idaho was
hired to dig the “artificial river.” More opposition followed and Kerr gleefully noted that W.A. Smith and Company had won a restraining order forbidding the supervisors to take further action because the contract was not let to the proper bidder. The State Supreme Court soon ruled in favor of Ferris-Haskel and the company began to dig the ditch. The third largest dredge in the United States performed much of the work. It resembled a massive house boat and was powered by a 200 horse power gasoline engine, the largest in the United States in 1905. A chain of “great iron baskets” extended from the second story to the floor of the dredge. They scooped up dirt and carried it to near the top of the dredge and dumped it into a hopper. From there, two conveyors, powered by electric motors carried the dirt to both sides of the dredge. A 60-horsepower dynamo powered the motors and an electric light system. A large anchor held the dredge in position, while the buckets extended the ditch bed. A 30-foot cylinder extended through the center of the dredge. It weighed 11 tons and the remaining machinery was 60 tons heavy.
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On a good day, the dredge dug a 300-foot trench 80-feet wide and 9feet deep. Mechanical and other problems plagued the company and they complained they were sliding into financial insolvency. They asked that their contract be extended, and the district granted an extension. For a time, work proceeded more smoothly. Disaster struck in April, 1908 when a beam holding the conveyor broke and tore a hole in a side of the dredge. It sank in eight to 10 feet of water and work on the ditch temporarily ended. Workers built dams on both sides of the dredge and pumped water away from it. Unfortunately, the pump was too small and the company had to order a larger pump. Then, it rained and delayed the extraction even longer. The dredge was finally freed by May and repairmen waited another two or three weeks
for parts. Construction seemed on track at last, but then it rained again. Heavy thunderstorms swept across the valley for several nights and up-stream water surged south to join what had dropped from the local sky. The new ditch bank collapsed, and the dam at the end of the ditch broke. Water swept south and inundated much of the Missouri River Valley. Angry farmers watched their crops simmer in hot mosquito-ridden water as they vented their spleen on company reps and local newspapers. More thunderhead tops surged toward the stratosphere, and they dumped even more rain on the unfortunate fields. At least the new storms spared farmers the discomfort of watching their crops turn yellow. The renewed flood had submerged even the tops of corn plants.
News from the Extension Service
Fumigation course Nov. 30 Harrison County will host a fumigation continuing instruction course for commercial pesticide applicators on Nov. 30. the program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment program. The local site for the Nov. 30 CIC is the Harrison County Extension Office, 304 E. Seventh St. in Logan. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the session run-
ning from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $45. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC contact the Harrison County Extension office by calling 644-2105. The 2010 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (fumigation) and 10 (demonstration and research). The course will cover topics including safe handling and storage of fumigants; pests
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and pest management; laws and regulations and respiratory protection. Additional information and registration forms for
this and other courses offered through the PME program can be accessed at w w w. e x t e n s i o n . iastate.edu/PME.
Answer Line available What’s the best way to thaw a frozen turkey, polish the “good” silverware or remove last year’s Thanksgiving stains from the tablecloth? To get the answers, call Iowa State University Extension’s Answer Line at 800-2623804. “We can answer your holiday meal preparation questions, as well as the
stain removal questions resulting from those holiday meals,” said Answer Line Coordinator Liz Meimann. Professional family and consumer scientists at the toll-free hotline can explain everything from how long to cook the turkey to how far ahead to make the pumpkin pie – or any other holiday dish,
Meimann said. Generally, the hotline answers calls Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. But Meimanns aide, “We will be available 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksging. We plan to work through the lunch hour for people who need to call at that time.”
In addition, Iowans can get answers to frequently asked questions on the Answer Line web-site, www.estension.iastate.edu /answerline, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Consumers can search by keyword, browse the keyword index or select a topic area to find answers to their questions, Meimann said.
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Harrison County Sheriff Report By Sheriff Pat Sears Nov. 11 • Deputy Klutts assisted the Iowa State Patrol with a fatality accident on U.S. Highway 30. • Deputy Klutts was called to Rice Avenue per a suspicious vehicle. After investigating, it was determined the subject was deer hunting. Nov. 12 • Deputy Klutts received information on where a local resident was staying. This subject has several Harrison County warrants. • Deputy Knickman investigated a property damage report. Nov. 13 • Deputy Jensen was called to Missouri Valley Hospital per a mental commitment. The subject was then transported to Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. • Deputy Klutts and Deputy Doiel responded to California Junction per a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, it was determined to be a verbal dispute. The male subject was taken to a friend’s residence for the night. • Deputy Klutts assisted Missouri Valley Police with a suicidal subject. Rescue
then transported the subject to the hospital. Nov. 14 • Deputy Clemens responded to Missouri Valley Hospital for a mental commitment. The subject was then transported to Mercy Hospital for evaluation. • Deputy Klutts responded to U.S. Highway 30 near the Blair Bridge per a pivot alarm. Upon arrival, Klutts checked the area but nothing was found. Nov. 17 • Deputy Clemens responded to Magnolia to investigate vandalism to the complainant’s yard. Clemens was advised of the vehicle description and later talked to the subject about the incident. The complainant only wanted the subject talked to about the situation and no charges would be filed. • Deputy Clemens investigated a phone harassment complaint. Both subjects were advised to cease the activity. • Deputy Jensen investigated damage to a farm fence on Overton Avenue. It appeared the damage had been done by snowmobiles.
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•Deputy Knickman arrested Richard Christopher on an out of state warrant for a probation violation. Christopher was transported to jail without incident. Nov. 18 • Deputy Knickman investigated a harassment complaint in Pisgah. Knickman spoke with the individuals involved. • Deputy Klutts responded to 154th Trail per a complaint of cattle being out. The owner was notified and advised to keep the cattle contained. Nov. 19 • Deputy Cohrs investigated a phone harassment complaint. After talking to both parties involved, they agreed to cease the activity. • Deputy Klutts transported an inmate to the Pottawattamie County jail for further transport to Oakdale. • To report Crimestopper information call: 1-800-247-0592. • To report littering: 1888-665-4887. Any criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
SMALL CLAIMS Credit Management Services, Inc. vs Clifford Barker, Jacqueline Barker, Missouri Valley General Services Bureau, Inc. vs Carole Gdowski, Logan Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Annette, Ryan Deakins, Mondamin General Service Bureau, Inc. vs Carlos Craig Charbonneau, Logan General Service Bureau, Inc. vs Gabrielle Walker, Missouri Valley General Service Bureau, Inc. vs Lonnie L. Richards, Missouri Valley Credit Management Services, Inc. vs Edward Radil III, Ronya Radil, Mondamin Jones Rental Properties vs Micheala Davenport, Missouri Valley Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Jill Walker, Logan Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Jolynne Yankey, Missouri Valley Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Ellen Wheeler, Logan
SEAT BELTS Timothy Missouri Valley Caleb Mondamin
Krystal D. White, Onawa, MIP person under legal age
SPEEDING Timothy Dooley, Missouri Valley Jade Collier, Missouri Valley Troy Beebe, Logan John Grimes, Little Sioux Lynette Stueve, Woodbine Kenneth Lacefield, Missouri Valley Ericka Clemon, Missouri Valley Dale Knauss, Logan VIOLATIONS Randall W. Moore, Modale, open container, driver Tabbatha C. Walker, Missouri Valley, dark window/windshield Kenneth R. Lacefield, Missouri Valley, improper brake light Samuel Hays, Missouri Valley, financial liability coverage Susan Thomas, Persia, financial liability coverage
DISTRICT COURT State of Iowa vs John M. Barnes, possession of controlled substance. Fined $315, 30 days in jail with all but six suspended and placed on unsupervised probation for six months. Ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation. Driving privileges revoked for 180 days. State of Iowa vs Rebecca Lee Owens, possession of controlled substance. Deferred judgment and one year unsupervised probation. Ordered to obtain substance abuse evaluation. State of Iowa vs Rodney Russell Smiley, OWI first offense. Sixty days in jail and pay court costs, fees. All but five days of sentence suspended. Credit for time served. Ordered to obtain substance abuse evaluation. State of Iowa vs William J. Greenwood, violation of probation. Four days in jail. State of Iowa vs Terry Lee Fleming Jr., violation of probation. Two days in jail.
Neighborhood network grants Vote in contest for Harrison, Monona, Shelby Decategorization Project announces requests for proposals to support neighborhood-based projects. The Neighborhood Network Community grants will be awarded to successful applicants in Harrison, Monona and Shelby counties. The board will award grants with a maximum total of $2,000
for each community partnership. Funding for this project comes from the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children. Neighborhood groups can submit proposals requesting funds to promote the vision of strong famlies, safe children and concerned caring neighbors. Successful projects will bring neighbors together
and build lasting relationships that will result in reduced family stress and help protect children from child abuse by connecting people in neighborhoodbased activities. Possible ideas for projects include neighborhood clean-ups, community gardens, beautification activities or anything that brings neighbors together.
Public Legal Notice PUBLIC NOTICE TO: CHANTILL HARVEY, LEGAL MOTHER, JEFFERY J. HARVEY, PUTATIVE FATHER OF I.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN DECEMBER 9, 2009, IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, F.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN JULY 7, 2008 IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, M.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN JUNE 30, 2007, IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, A.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN JUNE 30, 2007 IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, I.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN APRIL 6, 2005, IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, C.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN MARCH 21, 2004, IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA, N.H. A MINOR CHILD BORN JULY 27, 1998 IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA. You are hereby notified that there is now on file in Office of the Clerk of Court in Harrison County, a petition in Case Numbers JVJV001311, JVJV001312,
JVJV001313, JVJUV001314, JVJV001315, JVJV001316, JVJV001317 which prays for the termination of your parent-child relationship to I.H., a minor child born December 9, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska, F.H. a minor child born July 7, 2008, in Omaha, Nebraska, M.H. a minor child born June 30, 2007 in Omaha, Nebraska, A.H. a minor child born June 30, 2007, in Omaha, Nebraska, I.H. a minor child born April 6, 2005 in Omaha, Nebraska, C.H. a minor child born March 21, 2004 in Omaha, Nebraska, N.H., a minor child born July 27, 1998 in Omaha, Nebraska. For further details please contact the Clerk’s Office. The Plaintiff’s attorney is Judson L. Frisk, 207 E. 7th Street, Logan,
will be a hearing on the Petition to terminate parental rights before the Iowa District Court for Harrison County, at the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa at 11:00 a.m. on the 21st day of December, 2010. Vicki Krohn Clerk of District Court for Harrison County Janice K. Allen, Designee 48-2
Camp Hertko Hollow November is American Diabetes Month and Camp Hertko Hollow for children with diabetes is competing in the Pepsi Refresh Everything Grant Project for $50,000 to fund camperships. You can vote daily in November for Camp Hertko at www.refresheverything.com/diabetescampershipschh; vote on Facebook via the Pepsi Refresh Project application. This year’s goal is to sponsor 300 plus camperships for diabetic children in Iowa. Camp Hertko Hollow is asking for $50,000 in grant,
enough for 66 full camperships at $750 each. An actual campership costs $1,000. Voting in the contest will end Nov. 30. For voting status updates you can visit www.camphertkohollow.com.
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Families in need Tae Kwon Do Tourney Small business of adoption for summit Dec. 1 holiday season West Central Community Action and the Logan VFW Ladies Auxiliary 6256 are asking for help with the 2010 Christmas Adoption Program for Harrison County. Families who are not adopted will receive gift certificates from the monetary donations received. Please contact Amy at 712-644-3388 to adopt a family or make a donation. Make checks payable to: Harrison Co. Christmas Adoption Fund and mail to: West Central Community Action, Attn: Amy, 107 N. Fourth Ave., Ste. 7, Logan, IA, 51546. Arrangements must be made to bring adopted family gifts between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 15 to the west entrance of Logan City Hall, at 108 W. Fourth St., Logan. Due to the venue, please do not bring perishable food items. Gift certificates for groceries are acceptable. The following families are currently available for adoption: 10. Couple; girl 20 years, boy 6 years
16. Single mom; one girl, 20 years; one boy, 16 years 21. Couple; three boys, 13, 14 and 19 years 26. Elderly woman; single mom; one girl, 16 years; one boy, 18 years 33. Single mom; three boys, 21, 22 and 23 years 39. One girl; 16 years 40. Couple; one boy, 18 years, one girl 14 years 41. Single mom; two boys, 17 and 18 years 57. Three girls; 4, 4 and 8 years 58. Disabled woman 59. Elderly couple; adult son with two boys, 9 and 10 years. 65. Couple 69. Single mom; one girl, 17 years 71. Couple; one girl, 12 years; one boy, 10 years 72. Couple; two girls, 7 and 11 years; one boy 10 years 73. Couple; two girls; 11 and 15 years; one boy, 7 years 74. One girl, 11 years; 1 boy 17 years 76. Two girls, 9 years and 8 months 77. Two girls, 10 and 14 years; two boys, 9 and 13 years.
DeSoto winter closings listed DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge will be closed the following days: Nov. 26: Thanksgiving Dec. 11-12: for a deer hunt, but the visitor center will be open Dec. 24: Visitor center closed, but refuge roads open Dec. 25: Visitor Center closed, roads closed Dec. 26: Visitor Center closed, roads open Dec. 31: Visitor Center
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closed, roads open Jan. 1: Visitor Center and refuge roads closed. An entrance permit is required for all vehicles. The daily entrance fee for private vehicles is $3. Permits may be obtained at the pay stations near the entrances or at the Visitor Center. The charge for commercial vans and buses is $20 or $30 if 21 or more people are on board.
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Open weekends 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Beginning Friday, Nov. 26th Located 1 1/2 miles east of Woodbine on Airport Road (F32), then 1 1/2 miles south on Sawyer Trail Cut your own tree • Fresh wreaths Denny Stoner ~ 647- 2459
Three local students participated in the Columbus, Neb., Tae Kwon Do Tournament Nov. 5. Elizabeth Beall is a black belt and received third place; Keirstin Harkeroad is a purple belt and received first place and Ryder Harkleroad is a white belt and received first place. All three students attend the Woodbine Martial Arts Academy and are taught by Scott Thompson. Submitted photo
Opportunity to create a movie Rusty Horse Productions has scheduled an arts opportunity for fourth through eighth grade students for Dec. 2731. The Winter Arts Academy, directed by Fran Sillau, is slated for the Missouri Valley Public Library. Students will create a movie, from writing the script, to acting and directing. At the end of the week, each will be given a DVD copy of their work. As fliers distributed to all Harrison County schools reach homes, parents may register their students. They should call Sue Lary, 712-643-2156 or Norma Coret, 712-6472239 for information about the program or they may call Sillau, 402-660-6892.
Norma Coret, arts educator, will teach basic relief printmaking as well. Enrollment fee includes snacks, lunch and the DVD copy of the movie. In 2004, Sillau cofounded and served as artistic director for Rusty Horse Productions, an organization dedicated to bringing the arts to rural and economically disadvantaged communities. Under his leadership, the company has produced numerous productions and workshops for youth across Iowa and Nebraska. Sillau has the ability to use theater as a tool to help every child, disabled or not, to see the good and power within themselves.
IWCC continuing education classes The Shelby Center of Iowa Western Community College in Harlan, is offering the following continuing education classes: Balance Your Energy Tune Up and Relieve Stress – Nov. 29, one session, $35, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Medication Manager – Dec. 1, 2, two sessions, $85, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children in the Middle – Dec. 21, one session, $40, 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, or to register, call 712-7553568.
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The second annual Council Bluffs Small Business Summit, “The Digital Marketing World,” will be held from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Mid-America Center. The summit will cover items from internet marketing to technology tools available to help grow a small business. Omaha Entrepreneur Dusty Davidson will serve as the keynote speaker. Davidson is the co-founder of Silicon Prairie News, Brightmix and TripleSeat, three, innovational, Omaha, Neb. businesses. The Silicon Prairie News fosters communities of entrepreneurs and creative’s through a blog/e-magazine. Davidson will share his insight on the entrepreneurial atmosphere in the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro areas and share his story of starting and running these businesses in the digital age. Five break out sessions will be offered from 4-4:45 p.m. and 5-5:45 p.m. and attendees will be asked to select two of the following: • Measuring and Monitoring Internet Marketing Performance with Mike McDermott, of
Qwest’s small business community representative • Google: Tools for Small Business with Chris Russell, the Council Bluffs Google operations manager • Your Customers are Talking About You Online with Gold’s Gym Marketing Director Bryan Jennewein • Social Media for Small Business: Strategies to Engage with Your Customers Online with Chief Communication Evangelist Susan Baird of Baird Communications • Top 10 Tips to Engage With Your Customers Using Facebook with Omaha Public Library’s Adult Services Manager Amy Mather. The cost to attend is $10 per person. The Small Business Summit is presented by the Iowa Western Community College Entrepreneurial Center and Small Business Development Center and the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce. To register, visit www.iwccecenter.com, call 712256-6552 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com.
Mether in NWC Honors program Michelle Mether, of Logan, is a member of Northwestern College’s Honors Program. The Honors Program seeks to create an intellectual environment in which superior students flourish. The program offers gifted students opportunities such as interdisciplinary seminars on topics of cur-
rent interest, honors research projects, annual trips to graduate schools, panel discussions about graduate education and funding for graduate school applications. There are approximately 92 students in the Honors Program. Mether is a senior majoring in biology/health professions.
Child and Adult Care Food program West Central Community Action, Harlan, announces the sponsoring of the Child and Adult Care Food Program for child development homes. In accordance with federal alw and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, child development homes are prohibited from charging a separate meal charge and from discriminating
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of one of the above write immediately to: USDA, Director Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 202509410 or call 800-7953272 (voice) or 202-7206382 (TTY).
Music of the season The Woodbine United Methodist Church would like to invite the public to enjoy “The Music of the Season” to be presented at 4
p.m., Dec. 5 at the Methodist Church. Fellowship and freewill offering refreshments will follow.
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From our Alegent Family to yours, A very happy and blessed Thanksgiving
This is Your Healthcare
Light of Hope Holiday Remembrance
Special Dedication Ceremony Fri,, December 3, 2010 10:00 a.m. Hospital Lobby
Holiday Greetings are extended to you and your loved ones from Alegent Health Community Memorial Hospital Medical Services Foundation. The mission of Alegent Health Community Memorial Hospital is to provide high quality care for the body, mind and spirit of all people. We are confident you will be interested in helping us support the Light of Hope. You can help by participating in this unique program which offers you the opportunity to honor or memorialize Family Members .. Military Personnel .. Wonderful Neighbor .. Church Family .. Homebound Friend .. Deceased Loved One .. Newborn Child .. Godchild .. Emergency Personnel.. Others. You are invited to share in our Light of Hope by dedicating a light or an ornament with a personalized card displayed on a special tree in the hospital lobby. This tree will be illuminated throughout the holiday season and will shine for all to see.
Following the Dedication Ceremony the AHCMH Auxiliary will host a Holiday Open House for the gift shop. Refreshments will be served including: Coffee, cider and goodies to celebrate Come and Shop for those special gifts.
Light of Hope Holiday Remembrance Tree in Hospital Lobby
Light of Hope Enclosed is my/our gift of $ ____________
Please make check payable to Community Memorial Hospital Medical Services Foundation Please return by November 30, 2010
In Honor of: __________________________ In Memory of: __________________________ Please send notification of this special holiday gift to: Name__________________________ Address ________________________ City, State. Zip ___________________ _______________________________
FOR EVERY CONTRIBUTION OF:
$25 - $50 A Light will be lit on our tree and will remain illuminated throughout the holiday season. FOR GIFTS OF
$51 - $100
A Silver Ornament will adorn the tree
Alegent Health Community Memorial Hospital 631 North 8th Street 712-642-2784
FOR GIFTS OF
$100 or Greater A Gold Ornament will adorn the tree All lights and ornaments will be personalized according to your wishes. Lights or ornaments may be added throughout the holiday season.
Please send your gift to Community Memorial Hospital Medical Services Foundation 631 N. 8th Missouri Valley, IA 51555 (712) 642-9213
FROM: Name __________________________ Address ________________________ City, State, Zip ___________________ _______________________________
Thank you for Caring
Foundation Coordinator, Michael Baker
Missouri Valley Clinic 809 East Elm Street 712-642-2794
Logan Clinic 122 West 8th Street 712-644-3288
Woodbine Clinic 410 Ely Street 712-647-2566
Dunlap Clinic 707 Iowa Avenue 712-643-2298
Neighbors Logan Chamber Shiverfest winners The Logan Chamber of Commerce drew the winners in the various contests during Shiverfest Nov. 19. Winners included: • Gift certificates from Logan Auto Supply: Bob Hardy, Dan Nickerson. • Coupons from Logan Car Care: Janice Salz, Leia Johnsen, Mike Berner. • $100 gift certificate from Eby Drug, Esther
Michael. • Turkeys from the Chamber of Commerce: Joan Fetter, Nedra Fliehe, Lori Gilbert, Tracy Buffum, Kathleen Jacobsen, Vicki Placek, Brenda Ellsworth, Teresa Chamberlain, Dan Cohrs, Traci Lawson. • Plastic saucer sleds from the Chamber: Robert Gorham, Harriett Brust, Heidi Sporrer, Jean
Caddell, Donald Hatcher. • 48-inch “Flex Flyer” runner sled from the Chamber: Makayla Greer, Virginia Roberts. • 60-inch “Flex Flyer” runner sled from the Chamber: Kelly Thompson. The Logan Chamber was pleased with the community support and hope everyone had a fun time.
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Charitable Giving : A “Win -win” Activity Charitable Giving: A “Winwin” Activity Thanksgiving is a good time to be thankful for those charitable, educational and religious groups that provide your community with valuable services. And now may be a good time to consider supporting these groups because, if you contribute before the year is over, you may “do well by doing good” through valuable tax deductions. To illustrate the benefit of these deductions, let’s assume you’re in the 25% tax bracket. If you give $100 to a qualified charity, you can deduct $100 (with a tax benefit of $25) when you file your taxes. Consequently, the real cost of your donation is just $75 ($100 minus the $25 tax savings). As you consider your charitable gifts, keep the following points in mind: You must donate — not just pledge. You can make a pledge to donate, but the amount is not deductible until you actually pay it. You must contribute to a qualified charitable group. For your gift to be deductible, it must go to a qualified taxexempt organization — either a religious group or a group that has received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS. If you’re unsure if the group you want to support is tax-exempt, just ask. You must itemize. To claim a charitable deduction, you
must itemize deductions on your taxes. Thus far, we’ve talked only about cash gifts. But you may have other financial assets, such as stocks, that you can give to charitable groups, and these gifts also can earn you tax benefits. For example, suppose you give $500 worth of stock in XYZ Company to a charitable group. If you’re in the 25% tax bracket, you can deduct $125 when you file your taxes for 2010. But by donating the XYZ stock, you avoid paying any capital gains taxes you might have incurred if you had sold the stock yourself. Making charitable gifts now may help you reduce the size of your estate and potentially lower any future estate tax burden on your heirs. Right now, federal estate tax laws are in flux, but it’s possible that, one day, your estate might be large enough to generate estate taxes. If you wanted to formalize your charitable gifts and help your estate planning, you might consider establishing a charitable remainder trust. Under such an arrangement, you’d place some assets, such as stocks or real estate, in a trust, which could then use these assets to pay you a lifetime income stream. When you establish the trust, you may be able to
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receive a tax deduction based on the charitable group’s “remainder interest” — the amount the charity is likely to ultimately receive. (This figure is determined by an IRS formula.) Upon your death, the trust would relinquish the remaining assets to the charitable organization you’ve named. Keep in mind, though, that this type of trust can be complex. To establish one, you’ll need to work with your tax and legal advisors.
Wear your loved one’s touch in silver or gold.
In any case, be generous during this season of giving. You’ll be helping a charitable group accomplish its worthy goals — and you may be helping yourself when tax time arrives. Edward Jones, its employees and financial advisors are not estate planners and cannot provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your attorney or qualified tax advisor regarding your situation. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
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Two from Logan among BVU volunteers at clinic Seventeen science students from Buena Vista University joined more than 1,000 volunteers in helping provide free dental care to more than 1,500 patients at the third annual Iowa Mission of Mercy clinic. The following area students participated: Brittany Loy, a freshman from Logan majoring in pre-med and John Killpack, a sophomore from Logan, majoring in biology. The clinic provided the BVU students with the opportunity to help people in need as well as observe various aspects of the dental profession in one place and in one day. Some 200 dentists volunteered their
services for the two-day clinic which was held Nov. 5-6 at the U.S. Cellular Center at Cedar Rapids and provided free dental care valued at $950,000. The BVU students traveled to Cedar Rapids with Dr. Brian Lenzmeier, associate profession of biology Nov. 6 and returned to campus later that evening. Several of the students had participated in the IMOM event in 2009 at Newton. Care provided by the dentists included cleanings, fillings and extractions. IMOM is affiliated with the Iowa Dental Association and the Iowa/Nebraska Primary Care Association.
Upcoming films for Nov. and Dec. at DeSoto Refuge Pictured clockwise from the top, the reindeer owned by Audrey and Terry Evans drew a big crowd at Shiverfest Dec. 19; Nathan Allen, 16 months was really happy with his soup at the Boy Scout Soup Supper; Angela Winther and Kris Bonham dish out some soup; Caden Cox, 4, found the perfect gift at the Children’s Christmas Store. More photos page 13. Photos: Mary Darling
Breast feeding support available By Kandi Wallis Harrison County Public Health With all of the talk lately about “going green” we have all learned much about the three R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle), alternative power sources and even greenhouse gasses. So many of the recommendations that we hear seem to be out of our reach and we are constantly looking for steps we can take in our own homes to make a real difference in the world around us. One option that is available to many families is often overlooked…breastfeeding. Human milk remains the ultimate natural renewable resource and perhaps the most convenient way of helping create a healthier planet. Human milk requires no resources for packaging, shipping or disposal. Each
year in the United States along, the production of artificial milk produces 86,000 tons of tin and 1,230 tons of paper labels. Just imagine keeping this amount of waste out of our landfills. Breastfeeding may not be routinely considered an energy source, but it does preserve valued energy. No energy sources are wasted to produce this nutritious substance, nor does it need gas for transportation or heat for sterilization. The environment is being saved from deforestation of additional pasture for cows, soil erosion and additional fertilization and irrigation. Breastfeeding alone is a nurturing act that provides both mother and baby with great benefits such as protection from diseases and infections and long-term benefits such as decreased levels of obesity, diabetes
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and some cancers. With the added benefit that breastfeeding provides for our delicate ecosystem, it not only provides for a healthy mother and baby but also a healthier planet. Although we live in a polluted world, scientists agree human milk is still the best food to nourish babies. Now we know it is also what is best for our world by decreasing pollution and contamination and by preserving our precious natural resources. Harrison County Home
and Public Health is taking an active role in the support of breastfeeding families by offering a free breastfeeding support program. A certified breastfeeding educator is available for education, guidance and support to families in the community. There is a peer support group offered on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Harrison County Courthouse Annex, 116 N. Second Ave. in Logan. Call the office at 644-2220 for more information about the program.
DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center continues to host weekend wildlife films. The films are shown each Saturday and Sunday at noon, 1:30 and 2:45 p.m. Nov. 27-28: Back to the Wild. Welcome back seven animals lost from the wild. Experience the unique challenges and stories of each animal’s return. Spectacular cinematography, incredible sounds. Thirty minutes. Dec. 4-5: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure. Set sail with naturalists Sally and Jerome Poncet and their three sons, as they document the life cycles of various penguin species, elephant seals, massive humpback whales and other creatures that inhabit this beautiful realm. Sixty minutes. Dec. 11-12: Seasons of the White-tailed Deer. White-tailed deer habitat, feeding and mating characteristics, from spring birth through winter. Twenty minutes. Dec. 18-19: Audubon’s
Whale Adventures. Whales have inhabited the sea for millions of years. They call out, hurl themselves into the air, slap their tails and sing haunting mysterious songs. Thirty minutes. DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles north of Omaha, Neb. on U.S. Highway 30, between Missouri Valley and Blair, Neb. The visitor center is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, except federal holidays. For more information contact 712-6424121 or look us up on the Web at http://midwest.fws.gov/desoto or e-mail the refuge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanksgiving Proclamation It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of god; to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord. We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity; we have grown in numbers, wealth and power as no other nation has ever grown. But, we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us. It has seemed to me fit and proper that God should be solemnly, reverently, and gratefully acknowledged, as with one heart and one voice, by the whole American people, I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November as a day of thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father Who dwelleth in the heavens.
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Obituaries ELMER FISHER George Elmer Fisher, 91, of Magnolia, died Nov. 13 at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 17 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Logan with Rev. Michael Berner and Deacon Dennis Lovell officiating. Music was provided by Becky Loftus and Tom Fisher. Selections were “Amazing Grace” and “Be Not Afraid.” Casket bearers were Maurice Anderson, John Henry, Brian Cave, Don McFee, Mike McFee and Ronnie McHugh. Final resting place was in the St. Bridget Cemetery in Magnolia. Elmer was born Nov. 20, 1918 to Frank and Emma (Weber) Fisher in Orson. He was raised in the Orson area and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1936. Elmer married Pauline McFee May 26, 1940. The couple farmed and Elmer also worked for Farm Service for 23 years. The couple was blessed with two sons. Pauline died in 1978. Elmer then married Margaret Mary (Spracklin) Peterson May 26, 1979 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Logan. The couple moved to Magnolia in the early 1980’s. Elmer became a resident of Westmont Care Center on July 8, 2008. Elmer was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed life on the farm and all the chores that came with the farm. Elmer loved to mow the lawn. He also enjoyed carving wood and watching and feeding birds. Elmer was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Pauline Fisher and sister Florence Harl. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of Logan; two sons, Tom Fisher and wife Cynthia of San Diego, Calif., Tim Fisher of Logan; step-daughter, Joan and her husband Gary Small of Mondamin; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four step grand-
THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Modale and Missouri Valley Pastor Kim Crummer 642-3168 or 642-2464 Modale Worship, 9:30 a.m. Missouri Valley Sunday School during church services Missouri Valley Worship, 10:30 a.m. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Logan Branch Pres. - Wayne Kennedy Sunday Sacrament, 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11:20 a.m. Primary 11:20 a.m. Priesthood and Relief Society, 12:10 p.m. Seminary and MIA, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays Mutual/Scouts, Wed. 7 p.m. LITTLE SIOUX CHURCH OF CHRIST 403 Mulberry Little Sioux, Iowa 51545 (712) 646-2644 Wayne Bahr, pastor Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship 9:00 a.m. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Persia Pastor Kirk Parsons Youth Leaders Kirk and Pam Parsons
children; one step great granddaughter; sister, Helen Mann of Pisgah; and many other relatives and friends. Fouts Funeral Home 501 Normal Street Woodbine, Iowa 51579 712-647-2221
ROBERT GUY Robert H e n r y Guy, 91, of Wilton, Iowa died Nov. 15 at his home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 19 at the United Methodist Church in Wilson. Interment was at the Oakdale Cemetery in Wilson. Visitation was held Nov. 18 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilson. The Wilton Masonic Lodge No. 157 AF&FM conducted a Masonic service at 7 p.m. He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife Doris; his children, Robert Guy of Muscatine and his friend Vivian Lane and Judith and her husband Alan Whitmore of Muscatine; seven grandchildren, Staci, Brandon, Brett, Adam, Rachel, Luke and Dustin; nine great grandchildren, Fiona, Isabella, Jackson, Tate, Keegan, Ayden, Maiya, Steven and Ella and his sister Helen Meye of Lancaster, Wis. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Kenneth Guy. Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church in Wilton in his memory. Online remembrances and condolences may be left at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.
ROGER CLARK Roger V. Clark, 67, of Woodbine, died Nov. 18 at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Nov. 20 at Soldier Valley Cemetery
Sunday School 9:30 Worship Service 10:30 First Sunday of every month, 9:30 worship followed by fellowship LIFELINE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Pastor Ray Sorenson Assoc. Pastor Hank Gruver 1207 Harrison St., Dunlap, Iowa - 6435475 Sun.: 9:30 a.m., Sunday School; 10:30 a.m., Morning Worship; Thurs.: 7 p.m., Intercessory Prayer. PERSIA TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Vacancy Pastor: Rev. Merlene Ostebee Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m. Communion the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month GRACE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP of the CHRISTIAN and MISSIONARY ALLIANCE
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near Pisgah with Elder Noel Sherer officiating. Roger was born Feb. 18, 1943 in Pisgah to Velman and Donna (Yonts) Clark. He graduated from Woodbine High School in 1960. He served in the U.S. Marines. In March of 1964 Roger married Debra Leedon and the couple lived in the Woodbine area and Roger farmed and did carpentry work. Debra died in 1966. Roger married Suzanne Finzen Oct. 18, 1967. The couple lived in Sioux City for six months and then moved to Woodbine. Roger did custom farming in the Woodbine area. The couple later moved to Westfield, and Roger worked for a rancher in the Westfield and Akron area. In 1980 Roger moved to Hinton and then to St. Croix, Virgin Islands and did carpenter work. In 1989 he moved to the Dominican Republic. In 2007 due to his health, he returned to Woodbine. Roger was preceded in death by his father and his first wife Debra. He is survived by two sons, Scott and Debra Clark of West Yellowstone, Montana and Brian Clark of Sioux City; two grandchildren, Sky and Benjamin Clark; mother Donna Clark of Woodbine and three brothers, Dennis and Mary Ellen Clark of Delmar, Calif., Darwin Clark of St. Croix, Virgina Islands and Roland and Mary Clark of Woodbine. Fouts Funeral Home 501 Normal Street Woodbine, Iowa 51579 712-647-2221
WHITEY MENSCHING Funeral services were held f o r Herman Edward “Whitey” Men-sching on Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church of
and women’s fellowship study and prayer MONDAMIN BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Harley Johnsen Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday - Youth Group “Magnolia Fire Escape” 7:30 p.m. at Magnolia Fire Hall Wednesday Family NIghts 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (during school year) LOGAN CHRISTIAN CHURCH Minister Ron Riley Youth Minister Nate Powell, 644-2642 www.loganchristianchurch.org Saturday Service - 7 p.m. Sunday Worship, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. 6th - High School Youth, 6-8 p.m. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Mondamin Co-Pastors Tomm Bothwell and John Carritt Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. Worship, 10 a.m PERSIA METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Orris Drake Sunday
Worship, 8:45 a.m. ST. ANNE’S Logan Rev. Michael Berner, Pastor 644-2535 • 644-2092 Saturday Mass, 4:00 p.m. Sunday Mass, 8:00 a.m. ST. PATRICK’S Dunlap Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m. Sunday 11a.m. SACRED HEART Woodbine Saturday Mass, 4 p.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. HOLY FAMILY Mondamin 645-2683 Sunday Mass, 8 a.m. ST. PATRICK’S Missouri Valley Rev. Michael Berner, Pastor Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, 9:30 a.m. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pisgah Pastor Jim Young Sunday Service, 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. United Methodist Women, 1:30 p.m.
Equipment, and high quality process equipment and other innovative products. Over the years Whitey made many friends and had many people make large impacts on his life.m He has traveled all over the world and encountered many adventures and countless wonderful new relationships. Whitey, along with Fran, enjoyed spending their time fishing at their cabin in Minnesota, vacationing in Hawaii, Florida and Texas, visiting their family across the country and working on all the other projects that they have become involved with. Associations Whitey and Fran have been involved with: Kiwanis, American Water Works Assoc., Water Environmental Federation, Harrison County Museum Welcome Center and the Museum of Religious Arts. Interment was in Calhoun Cemetery, Missouri Valley. Graveside Military Rites were by Julius F. Muller American
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NORA BELLE HURNER Nora Belle Hurner, 93, of Logan, passed away Nov. 19 at Westmont Care Center in Logan. Family visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Nov. 27 at the United Methodist Church in Logan. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Nov. 27 at the church with burial in the Logan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Logan Fire and Rescue or Myrtue Medical Center, Community Health and Hospice in Harlan. Logan Memorial Chapel 215 North Fourth Avenue Logan, Iowa 51546 644-2929
NEW ARRIVAL Melanie and Nick Andersen of Logan are the parents of a son, Adam Nicholas, born Nov. 8 at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair, Neb. He weighed 8 pounds 12
ounces and was 18-3/4inches long. Grandparents are Gerald and Fonda DeKruif of Chandler, Minn., and Ron and Peggy Kobas, Maribel, Wis.
Christmas wonderland exhibit Dec. 5-21 at MCC The Moorhead Cultural Center Board met Nov. 15. Plans were set for the Christmas Wonderland exhibit at the cultural center Dec. 5-21. The center will be open from noon to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sharon Holvorson has served as board chairman and has resigned.
Wednesdays MONDAMIN CHURCH OF CHRIST (Christian) 207 Noyes Mondamin, Iowa 51557 (712) 646-2644 Wayne Bahr, pastor Jeff Bierbrodt, Youth Pastor Worship – 10:30 a.m. Sunday School – 9:30 a.m. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH Honey Creek 545-3022 Pastor David Kuhnle Bible Study, 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible Class - 9 a.m. Children’s Church in 10 a.m. service ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Magnolia -Sunday Worship at Immanuel Lutheran Church Logan MAGNOLIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor. Jack D. Hofmockel Sunday Worship, 8:45 a.m. PERSIA ST. JOHN’S
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Missouri Valley. Officiating clergy was Pastor Ray Smith. Organist was Betty Marqurdt, soloist, Rick Powell. Songs were “When I Get To Where I’m Going,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” “Wind Beneath My Wings.” Honorary pallbearers were Milton Niedermeyer, Hap Swieter, Vince Hasse, William Marten and Dutch Haberman. Pallbearers were Gabe Mensching, David Mensching, Jeff Mensching, Andy Konecny, Gary Mensching, Jr., Chris Mensching and Jason Mitchell. H. E. (Whitey) Mensching, 85 of Missouri Valley, passed away at Immanuel Hospital, Nov. 13, 2010 from complications from pneumonia. He was born on Aug. 11, 1925 in Pisgah,. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry; mother, Emma; brother, Harold and son, Jeff. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Fran Mensching from Missouri Valley, brother Harry Mensching, of Atlantic, sons: Gary Mensching and wife, Karin, of Pisgah, Ron Mensching and wife Linda of Evergreen, Col., Scott Mensching and wife, Cheri, of Mondamin; daughters: Debra Urban and husband, Ed of Victoria, Texas; Lisa Wilhelm and husband, Kyle of Blair, Neb and Gayla Haberman and husband, Tom of Lander, Wyoming; 24 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Whitey and Fran Mensching were married on Dec. 1, 1946. Whitey served in the army in WWII as a Buck Sergeant. He was honorably discharged in 1947. In 1975 Whitey began Vulcan Industries Inc. in Magnolia with three employees, and started to make his dreams come true. Vulcan became one of the leading Manufacturers of Waste Water Treatment
LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. Dale Jenson Sunday Worship, 8:30 a.m. Communion, Every 1st Sunday PISGAH COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Pastor Terry McHugh Co-Pastor Ralph Hussing Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m. THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Mondamin Pastor Jim Young Sunday School, 10:30a.m. Sunday Worship, 9:45 a.m. THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Little Sioux Pastor Jim Young Sunday Worship, 8:45 a.m. Fellowship Hour, 9:30 United Methodist Women, 3rd Wednesday Every Month LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH Logan Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m. and Sunday night 6:30
New board members for 2011 are: Carolyn Archer, chairman; Colleen Shol, secretary; Phyllis Easton, treasurer; Lisa Johnson, program chairman; Ruth Pickle, Shirley Dunlop, Gary Weldon, John Moorhead, Judy Houston, Mary Kay Beauchamp and Diann Iverson.
p.m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Missouri Valley 642-2538 Rev. Barbara Todd firstpresbymvmsn.com Adult Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:00 a.m. Sunday School, 11:15 a.m. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Logan Pastor Jerald Firby 644-2384 • 642-2842 Sunday Worship, 9:00 a.m. Fellowship: 10:00 10:15 a.m. Sun. School, 10:15 11:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study: 10:15 0 11:00 a.m. LOGAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Jack D. Hofmockel Worship, 10:15 a.m. Contemp. Sun. School, 10:15 a.m. NEW LIFE CHURCH Logan Comm. Center Pastor Stan Udd 642-9363 Kids/Adult Classes 9:30 a.m. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
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LO-MA ON A GREAT SEASON!! 2010 VOLLEYBALL VARSITY RECORD 20-11 SENIOR 4-YEAR RECORD - 81-32 NISHNABOTNA CHAMPIONS WESTERN VALLEY CONFERENCE (SOUTH) RUNNER-UP Members of Lo-Ma’s volleyball team this season included, in front from the left, Jocelyn Camenzind, Andrea Willard, Karen Hutson, Kylee Loftus, Abby Foutch, Audrina Dickman, Kelsey Frisk, Shelby Marquardt, Kaitlyn Gochenour; middle row, Cheyenne Jensen, Emily Clark, Courtney Oviatt, Isabelle Winchell, Amelia Klein, Maysen Jones, Emily Dickinson, Kia Fender, Carrie Charbonneau; back, coaches Tim Jones and Judy Adair, Cheryl Perkins, Elaine Trussell, Megan Troxel, Makala Wilson, Chloe Baber, Molly Zephier, Molly Weber, Kaitlyn Lorentzen, coach Jacob Hedger. Photo: Mary Darling
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THREE ALL-CONFERENCE RUNNERS Joel Pixley - 2nd year Kendra Holcomb - 2nd Hayley Whisney - 1st B o y s w o n Tr i - C e n t e r I n v i ta t i o n a l a n d p l a c e d third in the conference.
Members of Lo-Ma’s cross country team included, in front Alexa Meeker; second row, Victoria Johnson (junior high team), Haley Wisney, Kendra Holcomb, Jacque DeWitt; second row, Andrew Walski (JH) Gage Killpack (JH), Owen Pitt, Matt Foreman, Ridge Meeker, Adam Thompson, Ellis Johnson, Brett Rosengren (JH); row three, Alex Fanning, Wyatt Schultz, Tommy Peterson, EJ Darnell, Joel Pixley, Alex Skeen, Grady Killpack, Daniel Cox, Braden Rosengren. Photo: Mary Darling
2010 RECORD - 10-2 DISTRICT RECORD 6-1 PLAYOFF WINS Nodaway Valley 49-14 Des Moines Christian 41-7
LED STATE IN SCORING IN 1A Members of Logan-Magnolia’s 2010 Panther football team, include front row, left to right, Jade Larson (manager), Nolan Oviatt, Dominic Snyder, Quin Mann, Levi Ettleman and Jordan Muxfeldt. Second row, Evan Mikels, Troy Sodders, Nate Fender, Nate Morton and Parker Bolte (manager). Third row, Staci Baker (manager), Zach Hatcher, Jacob Winther, Marrick Loftus, Dillon Miller, Austin Ettleman and Ben Kill. Fourth row, Tasha Coberly (manager), Nick Edney, Justin Yost, Evan Sears, Dane Charbonneau, Gannon Cunard and James Branstetter. Fifth row, Robert Rydberg, Dillon Wills, Jake Riesland, Brett Greenwood, Jackson Winchell, Logan Worley and Cade Bolte. Sixth row, Amanda Baker (manager), Brennan Azinger, Brock Myers, Caden McDonald, Nick Knudsen, John Thiele, Eric Brosnahan and Jimmy Sears. Back row, Joey Graf, John Smith, Logan Melby, Brian Zephier, Chris Bridgeford, Tanner Winther and Paul Hutson. Not pictured: Travis Jones and Cole Cox. Photo: Mary Darling
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Legals PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA HARRISON COUNTY IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028765 Special Execution PLAINTIFF CITIMORTGAGE, INC. VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) KATRINA HARGENS, ET AL 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 to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT ONE (1), VALLEY VIEW SUBDIVISION, LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4SW1/4) AND THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (SW1/4NW1/4) OF SECTION TEN (10) TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-EIGHT (78) NORTH, RANGE FORTYFOUR (44) WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 3017 W. VIEW CIRCLE, MISSOURI VALLEY, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Dec. 3, 2010; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $108.020.47; Costs, $385.10; Accruing costs, $1300.27 plus Sheriff; Interest, 6.0% from 12-22-09 on $104,632.37; Date, Aug. 11, 2010; Sheriff, Patrick Sears; Attorney, Gregory J. Kreitner. 47-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA HARRISON COUNTY IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028626 Special Execution PLAINTIFF LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP VS. SCOTT A. WIESE; SHERRY A. WIESE; NEBRASKA STATE BANK OF OMAHA; PARTIES IN POSSESSION 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 to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT 12 IN MELODY OAKS, A SUBDIVISION LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST ¼ OF SECTION 12, AND THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 79 NORTH, RANGE 44 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 2012 OAK DRIVE, MISSOURI VALLEY, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Dec. 10, 2010; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $180,756.70; Costs, $381.70; Accruing Costs, $4,300.90 plus sheriff; Interest, 7.375% from 2-28-10 on $161,612.01 plus $13,793.79; Date, Aug. 13, 2010; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Matthew E. Laughlin. 47-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA HARRISON COUNTY IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028841 Special Execution PLAINTIFF SHELBY COUNTY STATE BANK VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) DARRELL S. FISHER, CAROL LYNN FISHER, HARRISON COUNTY TREASURER AND IOWA CHILD SUPPORT RECOVERY UNIT. 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 to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT 4 AND LOT 5 IN BLOCK 18 IN THE TOWN OF PERSIA, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 303 HWY. 191, PERSIA, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Dec. 10, 2010; Time of Sale, 10:00 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount $35,049.81; Costs, $407.31; Accruing costs, $407.20 plus sheriff; Interest 6.7% from 7-19-10 on $32,313.62 plus $693.99; Date, Aug. 11, 2010; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Marcus Gross Jr. 47-2
PUBLIC NOTICE THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT HARRISON COUNTY PROBATE NO. ESPRO14225 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE STATE OF HOWARD C. ANDREWS, Deceased To all persons interested in the estate of HOWARD C. ANDREWS,
Deceased, who died on or about October 17, 2010: You are hereby notified that on the 27th day of October, 2010, the last will and testament of Howard C. Andrews, deceased, bearing date of the 10th day of June, 2003, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Vernon Andrews 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 21st day of October, 2010. Vernon Andrews Executor of Estate 405 S. 7th St., Dunlap, IA 51529 Michael Paul Jensen, ICIS PIN. No. AT0003886 Attorney for Executor 710 Iowa Avenue Onawa, IA 51040 Date of second publication 24 day of November, 2010. 47-2
PUBLIC NOTICE PERSIA CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS Special Session October 12, 2010 The Persia City Council met in special session with the following members present: Council persons Flaharty, Spencer and Ellsworth. Interviews were given for the hiring of the city clerk position. A motion to hire Jill Ronfeldt as city clerk with an immediate start date was made by Spencer, and seconded by Ellsworth. Roll vote was taken as follows: Ayes: Flaharty, Ellsworth, Spencer. Nays: None. Adjournment on motion by Flaharty, seconded by Ellsworth. Tim Kosmacek, Mayor Rachel Honeywell, City Clerk 48-1
PUBLIC NOTICE PERSIA CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS November 8, 2010 The Persia City Council met in regular session with the following members present: Council persons Flaharty, Ellsworth, Bradley, Spencer and Ronfeldt with Mayor Kosmacek absent. Bradley acting as Mayor Pro-Tem. October 11, 2010 minutes were approved on motion by Flaharty, seconded by Spencer. Financial report for October was approved by Ellsworth, seconded by Ronfeldt. The bills for October were approved by Ronfeldt, seconded by Spencer. The following bills were unanimously approved for payment on motion by Ronfeldt, seconded by Spencer. MidAmerican Energy, gen., roads, Parks, fire, street lt.........$643.19 Regional Water, gen., roads, Fire, parks.........................151.00 R&S Waste, general.........1,240.00 Harr. Co. Landfill, gen. ........722.00 Walnut Comm., gen., fire ......72.73 Feld Fire, fire.........................17.70 Bomgaars, gen., parks..........79.19 Wright Express, parks, fire..343.10 Counsel Documents, gen. ....20.00 Barco Products Co., roads..134.25 Avoca Bldg. Mat. Ctr., gen. .256.27 The city clerk salary was set at $350/month while training from October – November to increase to $500/month thereafter with annual raises based on federal cost of living rates. Motion by Flaharty, seconded by Spencer, with Bradley and Ronfeldt abstaining due to conflict of interest. A motion to pass Resolution #614-10 – City Banking Privileges, assigning banking authority and signatory rights to City Clerk Jill Ronfeldt and mayor Tim Kosmacek was made by Flaharty, and seconded by Spencer. Roll vote was taken as follows: Ayes: Flaharty, Ellsworth, Spencer; Nays: None; Abstaining: due to conflict of interest/possible nepotism: Bradley, Ronfeldt. Motion carried. Clerk reported the progression of the Arrick property. The council members agreed that efforts were taken and will review and decide if they need to proceed before the November 17 deadline with cleanup efforts of the property at owner’s expense. On unanimous motion by Ellsworth, seconded by Flaharty we will not renew the Town and Country Arts membership. Maintenance personnel reported that third street will soon be in need of repair due to the semi traffic. The council decided to table due to the weather. After council inspected the property, it was on unanimous motion by Spencer and seconded by Bradley to instruct the clerk to proceed with nuisance abatement and action will be taken. Candace Ronfeldt reported on behalf of the Project Persia Playground that the craft fair/bake sale went well and wanted to thank everyone who participated. Adjournment on unanimous motion by Flaharty, seconded by Spencer. Tim Kosmacek, Mayor Jill Ronfeldt, City Clerk 48-1
PUBLIC NOTICE HARRISON COUNTY LANDFILL COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES
November 10, 2010 The H.C.L.C. regular meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m., November 10, 2010 by vice-chairman St. Struble. Roll call showed representatives: C. Carrigan, R. Holthe, M. Rhoten, J. Bertelsen, P. Marshall and solid waste mgr. Dan Barry. Also in attendance was Roger Goff from Crossroads of Western Iowa in Missouri Valley. There were no changes to the presented agenda. J. Bertelsen motioned to accept the agenda. R. Holthe seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. There were no changes to the October meeting minutes and directors memos. P. Marshall motioned to approve the meeting minutes and directors memos. C. Carrigan seconded. All yeas. Motion passed. Dan reviewed the budget and claims: The CD’s were reviewed with no changes from last month’s meeting. The October sales, along with the checking and savings accounts were reviewed. Dan went through each “line-item” of the accounts. The budget was reviewed with this being the fourth month of the fiscal year. The representatives reviewed the claims that were presented. Dan went through each lineitem of the claims. P. Marshall motioned to approve the budget and pay the claims. R. Holthe seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. Item #5 had been set for the review of the FY2009/2010 audit report. This report will be presented at the December meeting. The auditing firm is looking at how Phase I and II of the Landfill, should be depreciated. The auditing firm wants to double check the depreciation with updated calculations. There was no action needed on this agenda item. The next agenda item was for questions/concerns for Dan to address by the representatives: R. Holthe asked about the FY2009/2010 audit report not being done yet. Dan again stated that the auditors are looking at the depreciation calculations of Phase I and II. R. Holthe commented that he had to bring recycle material to the landfill recycle boxes on a Saturday, because the Logan boxes were full. Dan stated that the City of Logan did not call and tell anyone the boxes were full on Friday so that the boxes could be switched out. (This is the City’s responsibility). Also Dan reminded everyone that a few months ago, the representatives had rejected a proposal to add more labor time to the recycle worker. We only had two days for all the recycle boxes to be serviced because Wednesday is used for OCC collections throughout the county. Dan had several items for discussion: A. Notice has been sent to all the H.C.L.C. members for their appointment of 2011 representatives. B. Dan presented a worksheet on employee benefits, which two of the employees are accumulated a significant amount of time. After general discussion, the representatives wanted to take time, and review this worksheet again at the December meerting. C. Barker Lemar Engineering has presented a contract for paperwork calculations to obtain a clean-air permit which all landfills must have by January 1, 2011. After discussion, P. Marshall motioned to sign the contract and apply for the permit. M. Rhoten seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. D. Dan reported on the Little Sioux City Council meeting and a meeting of the Woodbine green committee. During this discussion, Dan asked if anyone knew when the 2010 census numbers would be released. Nobody had that information and thought it would be sometime in early 2011. E. Dan informed everyone that he has started looking at FY2011/2012 budget numbers. As soon as the representatives start the January, 2011 calendar year, that budget will be looked at. The assessments will be the first item decided so that the H.C.L.C. members have the information for their budgets. E. Dan reported on two illegal dump sites in the Pisgah area and one illegal appliance demanufacturing activity in the City of Dunlap. F. Dan requested the purchase of one open top recycle box for the collection of OCC. There is money in the retained savings account that can only be used for recycle needs, per IDNR regulations. After discussion, P. Marshall motioned to buy one open top recycle box. R. Holthe seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. The month-end reports: manager’s activities report; membership assessment report; landfill activity report; drop-box recycling reports; misc. information/news articles were looked at. There were no questions. The next regular meeting will be held Dec. 8, 2010. With no further items to discuss, P. Marshall motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 p.m. C. Carrigan seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. BILLS PAID SINCE OCT. 2010 MEETING Duane Wallis .......................$44.91 First Horizon Bank ...........1,337.74 First Natl. Bank ................2,521.36 IPERS ..............................1,427.53 Lincoln Financial .................300.00 Safelite ................................281.32 US Postmaster ......................88.00 United Western Coop..........100.00 TOTAL ..............................6,100.86 BILLS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL NOV. 10, 2010 Barker, Lemar & Asso. .....4,616.46 Bill’s Water Cond...................33.00 Brian Jensen .......................775.00 Chase Card.........................269.19 Continental Alarm ...............277.50 Crossroads of W. IA .........1,300.00 Environmental Serv.............504.00 Farm Service Co. ................131.00 IMWCA.............................1,208.00 Iowa Telecom ......................187.99 Logan Auto Supply..............730.05 Logan Do It Best ...................80.06 Logan Herald Observer ........59.74 MidAmerican Energy ..........180.44 Power Plan.......................3,151.72 Principal Mutual ..................340.80 Resource Mgt. Co. ..............213.40 The Office Stop.....................55.53 United Western Coop.......2,013.54 Weights & Measures Bur. .....84.00 Wellmark BCBS of IA.......3,137.27 Ziegler Inc. ..........................705.23 Harrison County ...............3,416.25
TOTAL ............................23,470.17 Sherman Struble, HCLC ViceChairman Attest: Dan Barry, HCLC Mgr. 48-1
PUBLIC NOTICE LOGAN-MAGNOLIA SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS November 10, 2010 The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Logan-Magnolia Community School District was held on the above date at 6:30 p.m. in the media center. Roll call vote was answered by: Board President Dan Cohrs; vicepresident Kelly Gochenour; Directors Todd Cohrs, Mike Branstetter and Shelley Foutch; Superintendent Jim Hammrich and Business Manager/Board Secretary Lauren Roden. Also present were: Elementary Principal Jim Makey, secondary principal Christi Gochenour, transportation director Angie Clark, and Mary Darling. Various members of the senior class and six junior high Leadership students with sponsor Laura Muxfeldt were also present. 2. Review/Change/Approve Agenda. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 3. Approval of minutes, bills and financial statements. Kelly Gochenour to approve the minutes, bills and financial statements, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 5-0. 4. A. Correspondence. There was no correspondence. 4.B. Public Presenters. Laura Muxfeldt and her junior high leadership team presented on the success of “Mix It Up” a day (November 9, 2010) where students were encouraged to interact with other students outside their normal realm of influence. The six students expressed thanks to the board for sending them to leadership camp. 5. Administrators’/Directors’ reports. Secondary Principal Christi Gochenour reported on: *The progress of second semester class scheduling in high school in preparation for graduation. *The upcoming Iowa Test of Basic Skills Nov. 15-19. *Work has begun on the SOCS program for the updated web site. *Professional Development aligning Logan-Magnolia’s curriculum with Iowa Core Essential Concepts and Skills and National Common Core. *The status of Academy classes for next semester and online Accelerated College Credit courses for the upcoming years. Elementary Principal Jim Makey reported on: *Benefits recognized by the elementary staff development during the beginning stages of using Cognitive Guided Instruction for math. *Elementary staff visited Lewis Central elementary and watching CGI instruction in practice for grades 2-5. *Professional development occurring on early out Wednesdays. *The upcoming Iowa Test of Basic Skills November 15-19 Transportation Director Angie Clark reported on: *The need for a new bus. The district currently has a 2001 Blue Bird bus with 111,000 miles. Superintendent Jim Hammrich discussed the certified enrollment with the board. He expressed appreciation to the drama students who did an excellent job in the play, the volleyball and football teams for their successful seasons. Mr. Hammrich also attended a conference and heard Mary Ganon, attorney for IASB. She reported the Legislature had not yet established an allowable growth rate for the FY2011 year, but expected 0-2% allowable growth. 6. A. Contracts Shelley Foutch moved to offer a contract to Melanie McDonald as preschool paraeducator at 7.5 hours per day $12.00 per hour, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Mike Branstetter moved to offer Nate Simons a contract as assistant speech sponsor, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve a contract for Pat Diggins as home school intermediary, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 5-0. Todd Cohrs moved to approve a contract for Matt Johnsen as assistant H.S. wrestling coach for FY2010, seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve the bid from Loftus Heating & Cooling for $35,184.00 with a 5year condenser warranty for $1,400 and $607.00 to replace the existing electric disconnect, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 5-0. 6. B. Early Retirment. Kelly Gochenour moved to close early retirement for FY2011, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 6. C. Education Jobs Funds. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the attached IASB Resolution regarding Education Jobs Funds, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 6.D. Capital Assets Policy #802.4 Final Reading. Shelley Foutch moved to approve the final reading of Capital Asset Policy #802.4, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 5-0. 6.E. IASB Cell Phone Policy #401.17 First Reading. Shelley Foutch moved to approve the first reading of the IASB cell phone use policy #401.17, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. 6.F. Good Conduct Policy #503.4 final reading. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the final reading of Good Conduct Policy #503.4 including the verbage “sale” seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 6.G. Open Enrollment. The following open enrollment request was presented for information only: To: Missouri Valley Community School District (2010-2011) Dan and Dindy Voster, one student. 6.H. Negotiations (closed session). Kelly Gochenour moved to go into closed session according to Section 21.5 of the Code of Iowa at 7:28 p.m. for the purpose of discussing negotiations strategy, seconded by Mike Branstetter. Roll call vote: Todd Cohrs, aye; Shelley Foutch, aye; Mike Branstetter, aye; Kelly Gochenour, aye; Dan Cohrs,
Logan Herald-Observer November 24, 2010 aye. Motion carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to return to open session at 7:50 p.m., seconded by Mike Branstetter. Roll call vote: Todd Cohrs, aye; Shelley Foutch, aye; Mike Branstetter, aye; Kelly Gochenour, aye; Dan Cohrs, aye. Motion carried. 5-0. 7. Board Reports/Discussion. The board discussed the shirt burning at the St. Albert vs Logan-Magnolia Sub State Playoff game November 8, 2010. The board discussed options for board training including: IASB Lighthouse, attending ABLE meetings as a board, IASB book study, work sessions with IASB, attending IASB convention as a board. The board discussed the supplemental weighting as a result of the superintendent sharing with Walnut, and bus maintenance with West Harrison. The discussed the L. Eugene Evans memorial presented at the October 11 board meeting. The next board meeting will be held December 8, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the media Center. 8. Adjournment. Dan Cohrs adjourned the meeting at 8:59 p.m. LOGAN-MAGNOLIA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS RESOLUTION 11/10/2010 A Resolution Regarding Federal Education Jobs Funds Be it resolved by the Board of Directors of the Logan-Magnolia Community School District in the County of Harrison, State of Iowa, as follows: WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Logan-Magnolia Community School District is grateful for the receipt of the Federal Education Jobs funds to help the district hire and retain quality employees during this tough economic time, and WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Logan-Magnolia Community School District has the authority to dedicate those funds to job retention for the building level employees up to September 30, 2012, and WHEREAS, the State of Iowa revenue picture is improving slowly, and WHEREAS, the future of the LoganMagnolia Community School District’s revenues is uncertain regarding the possibility of another across-the-board budget reduction or underfunding of allowable growth, and WHEREAS, the State of Iowa Legislature has not yet established an allowable growth rate for the FY 2011-12 school year. IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the LoganMagnolia Community School District in the County of Harrison, State of Iowa, the Superintendent is to utilize the Federal Education Jobs Funds toward the goal of maintaining current district employment levels for the FY2010-2011 school year, absent any unforeseen further reductions in district revenues. Adopted this 10th day of November, 2010. Voting for the resolution: Todd Cohrs, Shelley Foutch, Mike Branstetter, Kelly Gochenour, Dan Cohrs. Voting against the Resolution: Lauren Roden CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND AEA 13, IEP writing tools....$35.00 Agriland FS, gasohol/ Diesel............................2,001.41 AMSAN, supplies .............1,198.62 Angie Clark, supplies ............34.36 Apple Inc., inst. Supplies, Computers ....................1,801.48 Capital Sanitary Supply Co., Supplies ........................1,651.55 Carpenter Paper Co., 20 Cases paper ....................694.00 Central IA Distributing Inc., Grounds supplies.............705.57 City of Logan, water/sewer1,520.56 Clark Pest & Termite, pest Control ..............................100.00 Cornhusker Int., repair #27, #20, #24.........................4,481.05 Counsel Office & Document, Shipping, ink cart freight, Copier rental, printer rep............. 2,727.98 Crossroads of Western IA, Sept. tuition .......................697.00 Custom Apparel, t-shirts Peer helper .......................219.00 Dave Lyon Auto & Truck Rep., Tow 20 and 30 .................625.00 Dept. of Education, Bus insp. Fee ...................420.00 Do It Best Hdw., grounds Supp..................................312.64 Ed M. Feld Equip., quarterly Fire monitor .......................60.00 Engineered Controls, rep. 1,525.05 G&R Nifty Lawns, LLC, fert.,860.00 Gary Christians, bus wash......6.00 Gateway Hotel & Conf. Center, Speech coach conv...........110.88 Hammond & Stephens, supp, Inst. Supp.........................234.87 Handwriting Without Tears, Inc., Inst. Supp,........................283.80 Houghton Mifflin, software ..196.90 ICSS, 1 year memb. ...........300.00 IA Prison Ind., air filtering 1,558.40 J. Robert Hopson, actuary Services...........................980.00 Lauren Roden, travel exp., Gasohol .............................52.18 Loftus Htg., wiring, field Light repair........................499.58 Logan Auto Supply, repair Parts ................................166.81 Logan Country Store, diesel, Gasohol, supp..................616.77 Logan Herald/Woodbine Twiner, Legal print., news adv.......215.93 Logan Mini-Mart, gasohol, Diesel........................................0 Logan Super Foods, inst. Supplies ...........................148.32 LoMa Hot Lunch Fund, FR/ RDCD fees.......................174.50 Lyle Oloff, blade sharp. .........96.00 Mark’s Plumbing, supp........704.34 Marlon Jepson, piano tuning 65.00 Mary Johnsen, postage ........54.55 Menards, supplies...............152.85 MidAmerican Energy, elec., Gas ...............................7,442.60 Mo. Valley Comm. Schools, Open enroll tuition ......27,398.00 Mundt, Franck & Schumacher, Legal services..................409.50 Norm’s Tires, tire bus 26.....251.00 Office Depot, supp., chair 3,074.71 Papillion Sanitation, garbage Collection .........................307.60 Per Mar Security Services, Background checks...........140.00 Pitney Bowes, postage meter Ink .....................................244.76 PSAT/NMSQT, test. Serv. ...182.00
Reliable Comm. Corp., HS office hand radio ........209.35 Renaissance Learning Inc., Accel. Rdg. ........................77.56 Rick’s Computers, equip., Laptop battery, printer, laptop Repair ...........................1,556.19 Schmitt Music Ctr., resale, Percussion equip., supp...414.00 School Adm. Of IA, legal Trning .................................80.00 School Bus Sales, parts, Window, ..........................884.79 School Supply Store, supp..127.79 Sharon Chase, tech. Conf. Travel, gasohol...................72.02 Sheraton West Des Moines, Travel................................274.39 Shiffler Equip. Sales, Supp. ...............................321.39 SOCS, Web hosting fees .2,997.00 Software Unlimited, ACT Web traning........................40.00 SWIBA, H.S. reg. ....................6.00 Teacher’s discount, supp.....313.73 The ITEC Conference, technology Training ............................630.00 Tiffany Scheuring, spelling Bee ....................................84.00 Tri-Center High School, open Enroll. Tuition ................4,326.00 Ultra No-Touch, Oct. bus Wash................................138.00 United States Post Office, Presorted rate renewal ....185.00 Verizon Wireless, phone upgrade, Monthly cell service .........446.81 Walmart Comm., preschool Supplies .............................96.71 West Harr. Comm. Sch. Dist., Cross gate & wipers ..........18.44 Woodbine Comm. Sch. Dist., Open enroll. Tuition ........1,442.00 FUND TOTAL .................82,468.94 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 22 MANAGEMENT FUND Iowa Workforce Dev., Unemployment...............4,489.68 Strong Ins. Co., additional prem., Auto, bus...........................499.00 Warner Ins., work comp. Audit..............................4,165.00 FUND TOTAL ...................9,153.68 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 33 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX In Control, sec. Cam Upgrade ........................6,559.99 FUND TOTAL ...................6,559.99 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND Brad Sieck, police for football Playoff ................................75.00 Chris Haken, police for FB Playoff .................................75.00 Collette Dubas, supp.............36.46 Crown Awards, Qbowl awds.46.70 Custom Apparel, VB shirts, t-shirts, .........................1,226.70 Decker Sports, 6 sets bottles/ Carriers, basketballs ........912.90 Deneen Healey, tbl. Cvr-tkt Taker ..................................15.95 Family Career & Cmm. Ldrs. Of America, state dues, national Dues, J.H. Natl. dues, JH State dues .......................672.00 Farragut Comm. Schools, VB entry fee .......................65.00 Graphic Edge, golf Windshirts .........................448.17 Hancock Fabrics, tbl. Cvr-tkt Taker ..................................29.14 IGCA-SWI Clinic, girls BB Clinic ..................................50.00 Iowa FCCLA, state shirts ......40.00 IA H.S. Music Asso., state show Choir Regis. .......................90.00 Jacob Muxfeldt, police for FB Playioff ...............................75.00 Ken Ford, JV BB official ........60.00 Kent Kersten, IWCOA clinic ..85.00 Larry Patten, Var. BB off........95.00 Lee Langue, police for FB Playoff .................................75.00 Logan Super Foods, conc. Supplies .............................42.96 Lou’s Sporting Goods, FB Handwarmers .....................48.00 Maple Valley Anthon Oto, VB tourn. Entry fee .............65.00 Martin Brothers, concession Supplies ...........................276.94 Menards, drama supp. ..........80.13 MESNE Educational Group, Uniforms, ........................469.85 OA-BCIG Comm. Schools, Xcountry entry fee .............80.00 Party Time Fundraising, Fundraiser.....................9,715.20 Pepsi Cola , pop..................593.62 PMA, quiz bowl lunch ...........95.00 Porta Phone, headphone Repair ..............................679.70 QSP, Inc., magazine Sales.............................5,660.80 SW IA Honor Marching Band, SWIHMB trip pmt. 2 or 4, 3 of 4 and 4 of 4 .......3,330.00 Tom Hartigan, Var. BB Official................................95.00 Tom Holm, Var. BB off. ..........95.00 Trophies Plus, golf medals, State trophy engraving.......34.45 Varsity Spirit Fashions chldr. Uniforms ...........................474.25 FUND TOTAL .................26,008.92 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 62 LATCH KEY PROGRAM Logan Super Foods, kid care Food..................................421.16 FUND TOTAL ......................421.16 CHECK. ACCT. TOTAL...26,430.08 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND Country Inn & Suites, FCCLA Fall rally travel..................112.00 Iowa FCCLA, FCCLA fall Ldrshp rally reg..................35.00 IA H.S. Music Asso, All-State Reg. ...................................14.00 Jim Makey, core curr. Petty Cash lunch.........................78.00 SWIBA, MS honor band reg. 27.00 United Parcel Service, postage Laptop repair .....................11.38 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 33 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX MAR-TEC, elem. Gym sound PR baffles ......................2,128.00 Woodhouse, 2008 Impala .........................15,984.00 FUND TOTAL: ................18,112.00 CHECK. ACCT. TOT. ......18,389.38 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND All-Iowa Honor Dance Team, Entry fee ...........................577.50 Casey’s General Store, Donuts/Mtg. .......................20.97 Charles Adair, VB Official ...290.00 Country Inn & Suites, fall Ldrshp rally .......................560.00 Darren Tooley, FB off. ...........90.00 Denison Comm. School, cross Country entry fee...............85.00 District 13 N FCCLA, district Dues ................................110.00 ED Conway, FB off................90.00 IHSAA, FB sub. State gate
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Receipts........................3,720.00 Iowa FCCLA, reg. Fall Leadership rally ................560.00 Jerry REA, FB official .........180.00 Jim Ficek, VB official.............90.00 Jim Poehlman, FB off..........180.00 Kelly Davis, FB off.................90.00 Larry Beckman, VB off. .........90.00 Mark Arkfeld, FB off. ...........180.00 Mark Ragaller, FB off. ...........90.00 Monte Creihton, FB off..........90.00 Omaha Symphony, HS reg., JH reg. ..........................1,008.00 Patty Niedermyer, FB off.....110.00 Powell, Rick, JV FB off..........60.00 Rick Powell, FB off. .............120.00 Scott Muxfeldt, FB off..........120.00 Terry Nielsen, FB off. ............90.00 Tim Bell, FB off. ....................90.00 Tom Berens, FB off. ..............90.00 Trace Peterson, FB off. .........90.00 Tri-Center HS, xcntry Entry fee ............................82.00 Wayne White, FB off. ............90.00 Windstar Lines, Inc., Albuquerque trip ............8,236.00 Woodbine Comm. School, Xcountry entry fee .............95.00 FUND TOTAL .................17,374.47 CHECK. ACCT. TOTAL...17,374.47 48-1
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR HARRISON COUNTY CASE NO. CNCN000202 ORIGINAL NOTICE IN RE: THE NAME CHANGE OF JERSIE RENEE MITCHELL, A Minor Child TO; Michael Ryan Mitchell, father of the minor child. You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of the Clerk of this Court naming you as the father of Jersie Renee Mitchell, a child born on March 3, 2007, which petition prays for a change of name for the minor child. The name and address of the attorney for the petitioner, Summer D. F. Springston, is Jack J. White, 204 East Erie Street, P.O. Box 250, Missouri Valley, Iowa 51555-0250 The attorney’s telephone number is 712-642-5334 and facsimile number is 712-642-3031. You are further notified that hearing on said petition is scheduled before this Court on the 24th day of January, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., at the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa. You may serve a motion or answer on or before the hearing date with the Clerk of this Court, or appear at the hearing at the scheduled time and date. If you do not file a motion or answer to the petition, or do not appear for the scheduled hearing, judgment by default may be rendered for the relief demanded in the petition. If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of a disability, immediately call your district ADA coordinator at 712-647-2460. (If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942.) Vicki Krohn, Clerk Clerk of Court Harrison County Courthouse Logan, Iowa 51546 48-3
PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION TO BID Rose Vista Home in Woodbine, Iowa, requests bids for the renovation of the existing Nurse’s Station and Lobby/Dining room. The total area of renovation is approx. 2,600 sq. ft. Work to include plumbing, electrical, metal stud framing, drywall, casework, solid surface countertops, acoustical ceilings, vinyl tile flooring, carpeting and painting. Construction is scheduled to begin immediately. Review of the existing conditions is required. A pre-bid walk thru will be scheduled. The project will be competitively bid as one general contract. Bidding documents for this project may be examined at the Architect’s office or at Rose Vista Home. Plans will also be placed at plan desks in Omaha and online plan desks. Bidding Documents will be available from Emswiler Architecture starting on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. To obtain a set of Bidding Documents please crop off or send a non-refundable deposit of $20 to: Emswiler Architecture, 2729 Kraft Lane, Missouri Valley, IA 51555. Rose Vista Home will receive bids at Rose Vista Home, 1109 Normal Street, Woodbine, Iowa until 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010. Rose Vista Home reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Please place each Bid in a sealed envelope with the name of the project and the general contractor on the envelope. Each General Contractor will be required to name his major subcontractors. If you have any questions concerning this project or the Bidding procedure please call Emswiler Architecture at 712-642-4657. 48-2
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR HARRISON COUNTY CASE NO. EQCV028992 ORIGINAL NOTICE NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, Vs. MONTE HATCHER, SPOUSE OF MONTE HATCHER, MICHELLE EVA HATCHER, SPOUSE OF MICHELLE EVA HATCHER, CENTEX HOME EQUITY CORPORATION, CAPITAL ONE BANK, DAG FINANCIAL TRUST 2002-A, CYNTHIA KAY HATCHER AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the Office of the Clerk of the above court, a Petition in the above-entitled action which prays for judgment in rem and in the principal amount of $45,363.28 plus interest to 10/28/2010 in the amount of $1,238.04 and thereafter at the rate of 5.5% per annum, such
amount equaling $6.84 per day, the costs of the action including report of title costs $250.00, recoverable balance of $3,232.34, and reasonable attorney fees and that said sums be declared a lien upon the following-described premises at 210 South 5th Avenue, Logan, Harrison County, Iowa, to-sit: LOT TWO (2) IN BLOCK TWENTY-FIVE (25), TOWN OF LOGAN, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. That the mortgage on the abovedescribed real estate be foreclosed; that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment; and for other relief as the court may deem just and equitable. The attorney for the Plaintiff is Brian G. Sayer, whose address is 531 Commercial Street, Suite 250; P.O. Box 2363, Waterloo, IA 50704-2363, telephone (319) 232-3304, facsimile (319) 2323639. NOTICE THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORECLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPTLY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNLESS YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL SIX MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FORM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY. YOU MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE AND IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWOFAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT WILL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. IF YOU DO FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOUI IF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY ARE INSUFFICIENT TO SATISFY THE AMOUNT OF THE MORTGAGED DEBT AND COSTS. IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU WHETHER OR NOT YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. You are further notified that unless you serve and, within a reasonable time thereafter, file a motion or answer on or before Dec. 28, 2010, in the Iowa District Court for Harrison County, Iowa, at the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of a disability, immediately call your district ADA coordinator at 712-328-4797. (If you are hearing impaired call Relay Iowa TTY (800) 735-2942.) Vicki Krohn Clerk of Court Harrison County Courthouse Logan, Iowa IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. 48-3
PUBLIC NOTICE THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT HARRISON COUNTY EQUITY NO. EQCV029004 ORIGINAL NOTICE PICKLE TRUCKING, LLC Plaintiff(s), Vs. BARBARA J. CRAIG, MURCO FOODS, INC., FRICK’S MEAT PRODUCTS, INC., d/b/a FRICK’S QUALITY MEAT PRODUCTS, INC. and MICHAEL PETERSEN Defendant(s). TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S): You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of the clerk of this court naming you as a defendant in this action, which petition prays for judgment and a decree establishing the rights of the parties, both Plaintiff and Defendants, in and to said real estate, and confirming their shares therein as above and herein alleged; that the rights of the other Defendants as to liens, if any, be determined and settled; that partition of said real estate be made, or if same cannot be equitably divided in kind, then a sale be ordered and the proceeds of said sale, be divided among them according to their respective interests and shares after a proper establishment and settlement of all liens and like items from that part of the proceeds subject thereto and Plaintiff’s attorney be allowed statutory attorney fees for his services in said proceedings and that same be made a lien upon the shares of the respective parties, or the proceeds therefrom, all as provided by law; that a Referee or Referees be appointed as may be found necessary; and that such other and further general and equitable relief be rendered in the premises. The name and address of the attorney for the plaintiff(s) is Judson L. Frisk, 207 E. 7th St., P.O. Box 128, Logan, Iowa, 51546. The attorney’s phone number is 712-6442833; facsimile number: 712-6443160. You must serve a motion or answer on or before the 30 day of December, 2010, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file your motion or answer with the Clerk of Court for Harrison County, at the courthouse in Logan, Iowa. If you do
Legals not, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of disability, immediately call your district ADA coordinator at 712-328-5883. (If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942.) SEAL Vicki Krohn, Clerk of Court Harrison County Courthouse Logan, Iowa 51546 IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. 48-3
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE TO: JENNIFER DANIELSEN, LEGAL MOTHER, BRAD DANIELSEN, LEGAL FATHER AND ANY UNKNOWN FATHERS OF S.B., BORN JUNE 10, 1998 AT SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA, B.B. JR., BORN MAY 28, 1999 AT JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA, J.B. BORN JUNE 3, 2001, AT JEFFERSONVILLE, IN., N.B. BORN JUNE 20, 2003 AT MADISON, IND. You are hereby notified that there is now on file an active Child in Need of Assistance Petition in the Juvenile Court of Harrison County in Case Numbers JVJV001304, JVJV003105, JVJV001306, JVJV001307, which prays to determine a placement for the minor children: S.B. born June 10, 1998 at Scottsburg, IN, B.B. Jr. born May 28, 1999, at Jeffersonville, IN, J.B. born June 3, 2001 at Jeffersonville, IN, N.B. born June 20, 2003 at Madison, IN. For further details, please contact the Clerk’s Office. The Plaintiff’s attorney is Judson L. Frisk, 207 E. 7th St., Logan, IA 51546, phone 712-644-2833. You are further notified that there will an Adjudication Hearing to determine such placement before the Iowa District Court for Harrison County, at the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa on December 21, 2010 at 10:15 a.m. Vicki Krohn By Janice K. Allen, Designee Clerk of the District Court for Harrison County 48-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028887 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF METLIFE HOME LOANS, ET AL VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) EDWIN ISHAM JR., SPOUSE OF EDWIN ISHAM JR., PATRICK A. GROVER; MARY JANACE GROVER; JUDY L. GOOD, AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK; STATE OF IOWA. 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 to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: THE EAST 50 FEET OF LOTS 7 AND 8, BLOCK 59, TOWN LOT COMPANY’S SECOND ADDITION, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 216 W. ERIE ST., MISSOURI VALLEY, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Dec. 17, 2010; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $54,602.87; Costs, $552.80; Accruing Costs, sheriff’s fees; Interest, 5.5% from 9/3/2010; Date, Sept. 9, 2010; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, James V. Sarcone, Jr. 48-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028569 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, ET AL VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) JOSEPH M. CAMENZIND, JUDY
CAMENZIND, MATT F. PITT, SHANA R. PITT, STATE OF IOWA AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION. 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 to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Parcel “A”: That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (SW1/4SE1/4) of Section Twenty-eight (28), Township Seventy-nine (79) North, Range Forty-one (41) West of the 5th P.M., Harrison County, Iowa, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the south line of said SW1/4SE1/4 that is 1845.79 feet west from the southeast corner of said Section 28; thence N 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds W (an assumed bearing relative to all bearings contained herein) for 385.97 feet along said south line; thence N 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds E for 211.70 feet; thence N 86 degrees 24 minutes 48 seconds E for 396.06 feet; thence S 02 degrees 15 minutes 18 seconds E for 236.66 feet to the point of beginning. Contains 2.008 acres more or less including 0.293 acres in county road right-of-way. LOCAL ADDRESS: 3563 270TH STREET, PERSIA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Dec. 17, 2010; Time of Sale, 10:00 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount $116,718.63; Costs, $416.40; Accruing Costs, $4,050.41 plus sheriff; Interest 10.20% from 4-3-10 on $101,833.38 plus $9,549.84; Date, Sept. 7, 2010; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Brian G. Sayer. 482
PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL MEETING November 17, 2010 The regular monthly meeting of the Magnolia City Council was held on the above date at 6:30 p.m. with Mayor Alice Rorden presiding and the following council members present. Michelle Rhoten, Gene Barber and Carl Rorden, along with clerk Susanne Vokt. Council member Joanne Barber was absent due to illness, and Mark Hoffman absent due to prior engagement. Also present was water operator Jake Gluntz. Citizens present were Tina Harper, Ellen Dahl, Rex and Janet Rhoten, Joetta Alexander, Michelle Plak, Laura Levell and C. Husen. 2. Approval of Agenda. Motion to approve agenda made by Gene Barber, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 3-0. 3. Approval of Minutes. Motion to approve October minutes made by Shelly Rhoten, seconded by Gene Baber, carried. 3-0. 4. Approval of Bills. Motion to approve bills list was made by Shelly Rhoten, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 3-0. 5. Water Operator Report. People Service has finished flushing the system. Meter pits will be insulated this month. DC Electric has motor starter and will be giving Jake a quote to rewind it. Quotes received for fixing well #1 as follows: Cahoy Well and Pump Service, written quote with breakdown of charges, $4,466; Sargent Drilling, written quote and breakdown of charges, $5,544; Meeker Drilling, verbal quote, no breakdown, $3,500. After discussion, a motion was made by Carl Rorden to accept the Cahoy bid, seconded by Shelly Rhoten, carried. 3-0. Jake will contact Cohoy and will let the city know when the well cleanout will be done. There may also be some impact on water services at that time. 6. Christmas – Santa and Candy. In the past, Joanne Barber has contacted Tim Faylor to be Santa, for renumeration of $50. She has also bought candy for him to distribute, with council reimbursing her for this. Gene Barber made a motion for Joanne Barber to contact Mr. Faylor and to purchase candy, seconded by Shelly Rhoten, carried. 3-0. 7. City Clerk Report. Financial information given; Town and Country Arts is having some issues with two entities claiming to be the official group. Council will continue to monitor this situation; Harrison County Crime Stoppers is back up and running and requested a city representative at their meetings
which unfortunately fall on the same night as city council meetings. They are requesting $100/year in donations and this will go on the agenda for next month; Banker’s Trust annual administrative fee is going up by $50/year; Clerk will defer report on software for water bills until next meeting. 8. Request for Building Permit – Plak. Plaks requested a permit to build a 15x32 foot shed with an asphalt roof and siding to be placed at the rear of their property. Motion to approve the permit made by Shelly Rhoten, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 3-0. 9. Mayor’s Report. Sheriff’s report read. One dog bite and a theft reported. Mayor Rorden reappointed Shelly Rhoten as the city’s landfill representative. 10. Department Reports. A. Landfill/Park, no report. B. Fire Department, one mutual aid call; firefighter I classes being taken by 4 fire department members. C. Streets, All street lights appear to be working; Stabilt Construction still has Magnolia on their list for gravel work; Resident has cut back his brush but it is creating a mess on the roadway. Letter requested to be sent to resident to clean up the brush. 11. Citizen’s Ability to Address the Council. Discussion of dog bite report and dogs running loose. 12. Adjourn. Gene Barber moved the meeting be adjourned at 7:37 p.m., seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 3-0. MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL BILLS NOVEMBER 17, 2010 OPERATING ACCOUNT MidAmerican, elec., fire Dept. 31011 .....................$92.29 MidAmerican, elec,
Park 31012 .........................10.00 MidAmerican, elec, Shed 31051 .......................10.00 MidAmerican, elec. street Lights 31035 ....................365.62 Long Lines, city hall phone/ Internet/fax.......................104.12 IPERS, employer/employee ..57.25 Logan Herald-Observer, Publications .......................74.16 Windstream, fire hall phone ..52.83 Susanne Vokt, clerk Wages (gross $500) ......439.25 Susanne Vokt, office supp., Folders, ink, paper, pads ..149.55 Phil Caniglia, legal fees ......400.00 Bankers Trust, obligation bond Interest..........................1,246.25 Bankers Trust, bond adm. Fee...................................200.00 Moores Port. Toilets & Plumb., Port-a-pot rental 2010.......425.00 Harr. Co. Sheriff, letter served Fee.....................................17.92 TOTAL ..............................3,644.24 WATER ACCOUNT MidAmerican, water pumping 31016.................................81.28 Harr. Co. Landfill, landfill Assmt...............................398.00 People Service, water Operator.........................1,750.00 ACCO, chlorinating sol........268.40 TOTAL ..............................2,497.68 REVENUE Interest ....................................2.53 Alcoholic Beverage Lic........390.00 LOST...................................826.21 County Treasurer..............2,683.65 Road Use Tax ..................1,211.72 TOTAL OPERATING ACCT. BAL. AS OF 11/15 ......64,467.04 WATER REV. DEP. ...........3,562.73 TOTAL WATER REV. ACCT. AS OF 11/15.................5,074.08 TOTAL WATER RESERVE ACCT. AS OF 11/15.........405.00 48-1
NRCS results from 2010 conservation easement program USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service purchased conservation easements valued at more than $50 million covering 16,000 acres in fiscal year 2010 through three Iowa NRCS easement programs, the Wetlands Reserve Program Emergency Watershed Protection, Floodplain Easement Program, and Grassland Reserve Program. WRP Since 1992, landowners have voluntarily placed land into permanent easements to be protected, enhanced and restored to wetlands through the Wetlands Reserve Program. Since October 2009, Iowa NRCS funded the purchase of 32 contracts totaling 3,539 acres at a value of $11,171,789. Monona County in western Iowa led the state with five WRP contracts covering 361 acres at a value of $1.1 million. Winnebago County in northern Iowa had four contracts covering 296 acres at an easement value of $890,000 and Butler County had three contracts covering 486 acres at a value of $1.6 million. EWP-FPE In response to the 2008 floods, Iowans with agricultural land in floodplains prone to flooding were provided an opportunity to place the land into a permanent easement through the EWP-FPE program. Since October 2009, Iowa NRCS has reserved funding for 119 floodplain easements covering 11,641 acres with an easement value of $38.6 million. GRP The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary USDA program that helps landowners and operators protect working grasslands, including hayland, pastureland, native grasslands and certain other lands using rental contracts or conservation easements. Since Oct. 2009, Iowa NRCS funded the purchase of 10 GRP contracts in the state covering 1,130 acres at a total value of $656,000. For more details about Iowa NRCS conservation program visit www.ia.nrcs.usda.gov/programs.
Logan Herald-Observer November 24, 2010
SCENES FROM SHIVERFEST
Clockwise from the top left: Various groups decorated the six trees donated by Gary Guge that were placed around the shelter in the city park; chamber members Bill DeWitt and Jason Meyer gave out the prizes in the park Friday night; trees were decorated in a theme, this one a mitten tree; Dimitri Algiere, 7, shops for gifts in the Children’s Christmas Store; the Humane Society trees was decoarted with photos of animals available for adoption.
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ATTENTION Employment applications are now being taken in the Treasurer’s office. The last day to submit an application is November 30, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.
November 24, 2010
FIRST TEAM ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL
HONORABLE MENTION ALL-DISTRICT
SECOND TEAM ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL BEN KILL
ACADEMIC ALLDISTRICT DOMINIC SNYDER
FIRST TEAM ALLCONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL
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Brennan Azinger (10) Gannon Cunard (11) Paul Hutson (10) Quin Mann (11) Dominic Snyder (11)
2010 Class IA D-8
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Matt Straight KAREN HUTSON
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Barney named to 2010 All-Great Plains Team AUDRINA DICKMAN
CONGRATS PANTHERS ON POST SEASON HONORS!!
Marshall Barney, a 5-11, 220 pound junior linebacker on the Morningside College football team, from Logan, has been named to the 2010 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference first team football team. Barney is the Mustangs’ most frequent visitor into the opponents’ backfield with a team-high four quarterback sacks and 13.5 tack-
les behind the line of scrimmage for losses of 56 yards. Barney has 29 solos and 19 assists for 48 total tackles to go along with two quarterback hurries, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup. Morningside finished the regular season with a 9-1 record and took a No. 7 NAIA national ranking into the Nov. 20 game against Dickinson State University.
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