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Herald-Observer www.heraldobserver.com APRIL 27, 2011
VOLUME 127, ISSUE 17
SHORT TAKES HCCB OPEN HOUSE Harrison County Conservation Board will host their annual Arbor Day Open House from 10 a.m. to noon April 30 at the Willow Lake Recreation Area near Woodbine. Receive free trees, see displays in the Nature Encounter Center, take crafts for the kids. This is also a great time to visit with the board and meet new staff. There is no cost and refreshments will be served. For more information call HCCB at 712-647-2785.
Hail damage to city property and repairs top council agenda Mary Darling Editor A discussion of damages to city property from the hailstorm last month took up a large part of the Logan City Council meeting April 18. Roofs to all city property will need replaced. They include, the city hall/community center building, Jim Wood Aquatic Center bath-
house/mechanical building, water treatment plant, city shop, storage buildings at Seventh Avenue, lift stations, pump houses and the park shelter. Many also need siding, gutters and fascia replaced. Council members said they would like a complete bid on all roofs from companies, so they are not dealing with three or four different bids. The council spent time
discussing how to go about the bidding process for the work that needed done. “It will take us awhile,” said city administrator Angela Winther. “At least until the next council meeting to come up with the specifications. We need to make sure everyone is bidding on the same thing.” The city’s two police cars also received hail damage. One was the oldest car that was to be traded in on a
new one. “We haven’t decided which route to go on that yet,” Winther said. The council also discussed whether to require an ice and water shield when shingling roofs. It is presently not required by the state and the city does not require a building permit for installing shingles. The council decided not to change requirements at the present time.
WIPCA will meet at 9 a.m., April 30 at Doyle’s Cemetery in Galland’s Grove, located four miles southeast of Dunlap. WIPCA will place a new flag, uncover tombstones that have been buried and clean the cemetery. Contact Ron Chamberlain for more information at 712-489-2736.
The Logan-Magnolia Community School District will dedicate the junior/senior school auditorium to L. Eugene Evans at 4 p.m., May 1 at the school following the Ceremony of Roses concert. Gene Evans served the Logan-Magnolia Community School district as a teacher, coach, superintendent of schools and school board member for more than 38 years. The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony and offer comments or anecdotes about Gene and Marcie Evans. Refreshments will be served following the dedication ceremony.
UMPIRES NEEDED The Lo-Ma Little League is looking for adults or high school students that are 16 years of age of older to help umpire little league baseball games this year. If interested call Jake Richardson at 644-3707 or Rich Hiller at 6443393.
POOL RAFFLE The Logan Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a raffle for a family membership to the Jim Wood Aquatic Center. Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member. The drawing will be May 12 at the Kiwanis meeting. For more information call 644-2567.
RUMMAGE/ BAKE SALE The Missouri Valley United Methodist Women will have a rummage sale from 5 to 7 p.m., April 29 and rummage/bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 30.
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Lo-Ma auditorium dedication set for May 1
WIPCA TO MEET
Al-Anon meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. each Monday at Community Memorial Hospital (cafe) in Missouri Valley. AlAnon helps famlies and friends of alcoholics. For more information visit w w w . a l anon.alateen.org.
Steve Johnson was present to request the city approve an outdoor service area for Doc’s Roadhouse for a fundraiser on April 30. He also discussed the future possibility of vacating the alley behind Doc’s or a portion of the alley to allow for an outdoor patio area. The council said they would need to consult with the
The Logan Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt drew a big crowd April 23 to the city park. Grand prize winners, in photo at bottom left were, in front Bella Klutts age 1; in back, Kalyn Richards age 6 and Jayden Burgar, age 10. At right, Sadie Clark gets up close with the Easter bunny. Photos: Mary Darling
New passport rules may take service from courthouse Mary Darling
New attractions added to Watson Steam Train exhibit Mary Darling Editor Hop aboard for the second full season of the Watson Steam Train located in the Missouri Valley City Park. Opening day is April 30 for the season. The county attraction includes the original 1948 Ottaway coal fired steam train and 1959 diesel Ottaway that will be chugging around the tracks from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. The original train belonged to Mark Warner’s
stepfather, John Watson and his wife Sharlotte and was given to the City of Missouri Valley and the park board by the family. According to Warner, the train hadn’t run since 2000. A new boiler was installed and all new piping. The second train is presently borrowed from a man in Chicago, Warner said. This train will be replaced next year with a new locomotive due to the generosity of four county families that donated
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SEE TRAIN The Watson Steam Train exhibit includes several new addiPhoto: Mary Darling Page 2 tions this season.
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Editor Harrison County Recorder Lorie Thompson is doing her best to figure out a way to keep passport service at the county courthouse. As of May 1, the Department of State will require the issuance of birth certificates and passport functions be completely separate, so much so as to require separate, physical offices and no access to the same computer records, etc. as birth certificates. According to Thompson, the new requirement has put dozens of county recorder offices in the state out of the passport business. County recorders have SEE PASSPORTS Page 2
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COUNCIL: Storm damage report FROM PAGE 1 city attorney for more information. The council discussed the possible installation of a sprinkler system at the swimming pool and adjoining parking lot. The city had received a bid last year from Thompsen Irrigation, but decided not to pursue it due to the cost of the parking lot. They will ask a representative of the company to walk through the property to see if the bid would need adjusted now that the parking lot is completed. The council approved a five-year contract with Westrum Leak Detection to lock in the price. Once a
year the company will test for leaks at a cost of $1,100 per year. No leaks were found this year, but leaks were found in past years. Councilmember Chris Hartwig updated the council on the Logan Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber would like to work with the city on updating the Logan Web site and include more information from the city. Hartwig also informed the council that some of the Logan banners need replaced. A Class C liquor license and Sunday sales permit was approved for Doc’s Roadhouse and a Class E liquor license, carryout
beer, wine and Sunday sales for Logan Super Foods. An outdoor service area permit for Doc’s Roadhouse was approved pending receiving the dram approval. Prior to acting on a request from the Village Green committee to close Fourth Avenue May 21 for the event, the council asked for additional information. Building permits were approved for Jason Burnham, 211 S. Third Ave., demolish burned house; Merle Radke, 114 W. Ninth S.t, 8-foot by 8foot deck; Jeff Allen, 603 W. Fifth St., 40-foot by 25foot concrete driveway.
TRAIN: Ready for a new season FROM PAGE 1 funds. “It will be built in October,” Warner said. The trains take riders along 1,700 feet of track through bridges and a tunnel. This year additional features include two mini authentic water towers. Inside the 100-foot by 32-foot train depot/museum, you will find the Robert and Trish Rand collection of mini brass Union Pacific engine replicas of every train the company built. As well as several added items including a 55-inch screen TV used to show educational train films. “Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley donated funds toward the screen,” Warner said.
This year a collection of 85 commemorative train plates, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stevens of Missouri Valley, are also on display. “They are just fantastic,” Warner said. Inside the depot you will also find a miniature HO scale train set from Craig Guttau that takes up 160 square feet. “There are over 200 hand painted buildings on it and room for seven running trains at one time. There is a roller coaster and all the buildings light up,” Warner said. The committee will also be mounting a new railroad clock outside donated by the Kiwanis Club. According to Warner, holding birthday parties at the museum has become a popular event. “We already have five pri-
vate parties booked,” he said. “There are already repeats.” To book a party you can call 712-642-2210 during operating hours or contact Warner at 644-2456. During the first year, Warner said the attraction had more than 25,000 visitors with more than 12,000 riding the train. “We had people visit our first year from 57 different countries, he said, with about 50 percent of the people that ride from the metro area.” It takes a host of volunteers to keep the facility up and running smoothly with about 70 presently volunteering their time. “We are always looking for more,” Warner said. He can be reached at 644-2456 if you would like more information.
PASSPORTS: New requirements FROM PAGE 1 issued passports since 1994. “We’ve always completed the training. We are very disappointed to hear this,” she said. “It’s not a numbers issue to us, it’s a service issue. It would just take away another service now offered at the courthouse,” Thompson said. Prior to receiving notification of the pending change last October, Thompson purchased a passport photo camera for the office making all serv-
ices available on site. “It’s been the best thing,” she said. Thompson has devised a plan to try to keep the service at the courthouse. “Rene Hiller and Margie Heffernan will continue as acceptance agents for passports,” Thompson said. “Patty Kelley and myself will no longer have access.” The passport service will also physically be in a separate location at the courthouse. Sometime after May 1 analysts of the Department of State Acceptance Facility
Oversight Program will perform an onsite inspection. “There is no guarantee this plan will be approved, but we will try,” Thompson said. “I think they will be very tough about keeping the duties separate, but I think we can do it.” If approved, service may just be more limited than before with those applying for passports needing to call ahead. If the plan isn’t approved, area residents can still obtain passports at the Missouri Valley Post Office.
Status of former Beebetown school building on Supervisor’s agenda Mary Darling Editor The the status of the Beebetown school building was on the Board of Supervisors agenda April 21. Jeromy Holeton, owner of the structure, met with the board and asked additional time to repair the building before the county started proposed condemnation procedures. He told the board he had two deaths in his family and other things that had hindered him working on the building. “If I can’t get the roof on the building by October then go ahead with it,” he told the board. Holeton purchased the building approximately four years ago and the board has given past extensions for him to complete repairs to the structure such as putting a roof on. “Two years ago you made promises and then a year ago you promised to have the roof done and clean up the property,” said Board Chairman Bob Smith. “Quite frankly we’ve been the laughing stock of people in that area. We are getting a lot of public pressure why nothing is being done. Baseball season is
going to start and there are concerns with the safety of the kids at the ballpark there.” Holeton said the building has been sealed up and the only way to get in is to pry something off. “I believe it is safe. Nothing is going to fall down on anybody,” he said. Ed Spencer, who was present at the meeting, said the building has been an eye sore forever. “Do I want to operate a business close by, no. Do I want a subdivision by it, no,” Spencer said. “I think it would take half a million dollars to even make a dent in it.” Spencer told Holeton he wasn’t against him, but had a “sizeable investment an inch away” from the property. “There comes a time when someone’s actions affect other people,” Spencer said. Smith said he felt the board had been mislead. “I could get the tape and key it up from a year ago and I bet it would be verbatim what you are saying now,” Smith said. “The county is not against you, but as elected officials we have an obligation to abate a nuisance.” Smith said the county doesn’t want the building
and doesn’t want to pay to have it removed, but can’t just sit here every April and give extensions. Board member Walter Utman said he was not in favor of giving another extension. “Sometimes things just can’t be saved.” Board member Gaylord Pitt said he was never in favor of the last extension. Craig Kelly, a member of the Harrison County Planning and Zoning Board, said he has sat in at meetings the last two years and listened. “Promises are always made and nothing is done. The big thing is the lack of any action. We hear the same thing all the time and nothing happens,” Kelly said. Smith suggested the board revisit the issue at the May 5 meeting and in the meantime listen to past recordings of meetings and consult with the Harrison County Attorney. “Ultimately, in my opinion, something has to happen,” Smith said. “We just can’t let this go on and on.” In other action the board approved two zoning changes for the Hazel Benetti estate and Larry Maguire and tabled one for Shane McCool to obtain more information.
Federal funding out in RC&D budget By Mike Brownlee WHNS Almost two weeks after the fiscal year 2011 budget was passed, Golden Hills Resource Conservation & Development in Oakland plans to move on without federal funding. The budget, passed on April 8, zeroed out federal funding for the 375 national resource conservation and development programs across the country. The organizations had been federally funded through the Natural Resource Conservation Service, and each RC&D had a coordinator from the federal service. With federal assistance cut off, Golden Hills lost two vehicles, five computers, office supplies and most importantly, employees said - NRCS coordina-
tor Shirley Frederickson, who’d worked almost 15 years with the organization. Frederickson was reassigned to the NCRS office in Oakland until she’s able to seek another job within the service. “That’s really difficult to replace,” Golden Hills local foods coordinator Bahia Barry said of what Frederickson meant to Golden Hills. Golden Hills assists rural communities through natural resource conservation programs, economic development, recreation and tourism projects, according to Barry. The organization serves eight counties in southwest Iowa: Pottawattamie, Cass, Harrison, Shelby, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont and Page. Golden Hills receives $120,000 annually from the
federal budget, employees said, an amount that through grant writing and fundraising, the no-profit organization leverages into about $2.7 to $2.9 million for projects in the area. The future for Golden Hills will involve charging for most projects they assist with. Mary Lou Goettsch, fiscal manager for the organization, said in the past they’d take a fee if possible, “but if not, that didn’t keep us from doing a worthwhile project.” “We have to pay the bills,” Goettsch said. Overall, though, employees said Golden Hills is in good shape because of its strong board of directors, stable of programs and grants, longevity in the area and because the nonprofit owns the building and land it’s on in Oakland.
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From the Editor ODE TO A BROTHER-IN-LAW Last week saw the passing of my brother-in-law, John Dexter. Only 69, he fought a hard, but short, battle with lymphoma. John was one of those larger-than-life figures both in size and spirit. He was a leader and president of many groups and organizations where he lived in Racine, Wis., including the Farm Bureau, Local 180 retirees, his condo association, the Concordia Lutheran School Board and chairman of his church board. He loved politics and could talk all day on the subject. He had worked for J.I. Case for 29 years, helped farm the family farm, and then took early retirement and started a second career as a realtor. He didn’t go for the elite homes to make a big buck on commission, but worked for the little guy who was trying to buy their first home. John was a friend to all and didn’t know a stranger. He had a deep faith in God and was instrumental in starting the Concordia Lutheran School that his two sons attended and now his four grandchildren. He married my sister 41 years ago. He was a busy man with all his activities and raising two great sons. After she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis more than 10 years ago, John was always there to help my sister out when she needed the extra assistance. He was a positive person and always had a smile on his face and never once did I hear him complain. He loved to spend time talking to people and was a bundle of activity. When struck down with lymphoma the end of January, that activity turned to fighting the cancer. It was a roller coaster ride of one step ahead, two steps back, which never seemed to get on a clear path to recovery. At his visitation the line of people coming to pay their respects and show support for the family formed for three hours. At the funeral, the minister said John left big shoes to fill. Nothing could be more truthful than that. Rest in Peace Brother-In-Law.
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Reunion Orphan trains were an attempt to make better lives for orphaned and abandoned children which probably saved thousands of lives. Many of the children found loving families who cared for them as if they had been born to their adoptive parents. Other children were treated as virtual slaves and some were relegated to living in barns or shacks at times. The children who lived in Dunlap, Persia and other Harrison County homes also ran the gamut of loving to abusive families. Most never knew their families, but some were reunited later in life. For example, Frank and John (not their real names) were not orphans, but their father decided he was not able to care for them after his wife died. Grief crippled him emotionally and caring for two boys while earning a living was a challenge. He thought they would enjoy better lives in a two-parent home away from the crowded city, so he contacted representatives of the orphan trains. Soon the unwilling boys
found themselves on what they regarded as a train to nowhere. They were used to urban life, but as the train rolled west, a strange virtually treeless empty land met them. The children made friends with each other but suffered the pain of losing some with each stop at a small town. Eventually, Frank and John met their new parents near the Harrison County line. Unfortunately, they went to different homes and they didn’t see each other for several years. Frank and John lived with relatively caring families who raised them the same as their own children. Both lived on farms and they learned to work hard. They also had the benefit of good schools, and while at school, John and Frank remet. Their reunion was happy, but it reminded the brothers their own family had discarded them. They talked of their anger and hurt where no one else could hear. Meanwhile, the boy’s grandfather wanted to learn their fate and reestab-
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lish contacts with the family. Orphan train organizers were of little help beyond telling their probable route west. As in the Elvis song, “Kentucky Rain,” the grandfather traveled west and asked at every town which had taken orphans if anyone had seen two boys matching his description. One of two had, but most didn’t remember. After all, it had been several years. The grandfather continued on until he died of a heart attack in Indiana. The boys’ father continued the search and found them when they were in their late teens. John was amiable after his father explained why he had put the boys up for adoption. He suggested that Frank
give their father a chance, but when their dad entered Frank’s parents’ home, Frank ran out the back door. It took weeks for his father to finally meet with Frank and Frank adamantly told his father he needed him when he was abandoned, not when he was nearly an adult. In spite of the difficult first meeting, the boys’ father kept trying. Eventually, he convinced them to meet the rest of the family, and they traveled with him to Florida. The boys and their blood relatives reconciled and eventually, John moved to Florida to be closer to his father and siblings. The two brothers were luckier than most in their reunion.
News from the Extension Service
True Morels and False Morels Anhydrous ammonia tanks have been rolling down the road for a few weeks, trees are leafing out and we have had a rainfilled week. For many Iowans, that all adds up to the hallowed season of morel hunting. And not to start the stampede going, but I have heard reports of a few morels being found last week in southern Iowa. There are several species of true morels, but we have three that are most commonly found in western Iowa. The earliest seem to be the “little grey ones,” Morchella deliciosa (the delicious one). Very soon after, they are joined by the yellow morel, Morchella esculentum, which is the standard most think about in the spring. Toward the end of the season, a third species can show up called the giant morel, Morchella crassipes. Giant morels provide people those occasional “wow” moments of finding the “you can’t believe how big it is” mushrooms that grow up to 10-inches long and are occasionally shown off a the local coffee shop. Any morels you find are simply the fruiting structure that the fungus grows to produce and
spread spores. When you pick a morel you are taking the fruit from a mass of unseen fungal threads called hyphae. Plucking these morels really does little to harm the parent fungus, as long as you don’t rough up the whole area. Although morels are native wild mushrooms that are tasty, safe to eat and just as importantly are easy to identify, we do have a few mimics that can be a problem, called the false morels. Knowing the difference is important, but fortunately distinguishing between the two types is actually pretty easy. There are a few species of false morels; mimics that generally resemble the good ones, but can cause some serious health issues if they are eaten. The most common false morel is the “beefsteak” morel or Gyromitra. The false morels contain a chemical that quickly breaks down into monomethylhydrazine, or rocket fuel that is toxic. Sometimes people eat them with little apparent affect, but they can cause vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, weakness and permanent liver and gastrointestinal damage. Symptoms take
Rich Pope Harrison County Extension Program Coordinator from 10 to 15 hours to appear after ingestion. The toxin will vaporize some especially during cooking, and people have suffered injury from simply inhaling cooking fumes in the kitchen. People have even become ill from simply riding in a closed car with false morels. In strong enough concentrations, the toxin has a chocolaty aroma that should be a signal of danger. The amount of toxin contained in a false morel can vary from patch to patch, so some people have eaten them with no apparent harm, but remember the next time can cause severe problems; don’t’ eat them. The good news is it is pretty simple to tell the true morels from the false morels. Here are three things to look for to tell them apart: •True morels are hollow; false morels are variously
filled with either folds of solid tissue or cottony masses. •True morels have pitted surfaces where spores are produced; false morels have folds and not true pits. •True morels have caps that are attached to the stem at least a third of the way down the cap; false morels’ caps either are a group of folds or hang free from the top of the cap. Morels are part of what makes spring enjoyable for many people, watching for these three clues are quick and easy to do. If you like, we would love to examine any extra morels you gather. Just bring them in to the Extension Office. We have butter, cracker crumbs and a skilled on hand here! For additional information contact Rich Pope at the Harrison County Extension Office at email@example.com or 6442105.
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By Sheriff Pat Sears April 15 •Deputy Jensen transported a subject from the Missouri Valley hospital to Mercy Hospital for a mental commitment. April 16 •Deputy Knickman is investigating a reported burglary in Mondamin. A vehicle description was given. April 18 •Another texting war has started. Both parties were warned that charges could be filed if the activity continues. •Deputy Killpack is investigating an attempted burglary of a garage in Mondamin. •Deputy Killpack talked to a subject in Mondamin in reference to a fence dispute. The property will be surveyed to determine property lines.
took a dog at large report in Little Sioux. The owner of the dogs was contacted and advised to keep the dogs restrained. •Deputy Clemens transported a juvenile to Quakerdale in Manning for a court ordered evaluation. April 21 •Deputy Klutts arrested Joshua Thompson of Dunlap for an outstanding arrest warrant. Thompson was transported to jail. April 22 •Deputy Klutts assisted the C-Store in Modale with a gas drive off. The subject was located and it was found that the gas was not paid for due to a card malfunction. •Any criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
April 19 •Deputy Knickman transported a subject from the Missouri Valley Hospital to Mercy Hospital. An emergency mental commitment had been ordered. •Deputy Cohrs is investigating criminal mischief to an electrical transformer on 130th Street. •Deputy Cohrs transported a subject from Mercy Hospital to court in Logan. April 20 •Deputy Clemens went with a subject to a residence on 335th Street to get some personal items. Roommates had a falling out and one of them was moving out. Some concerns were raised and they were advised to pursue their concerns in civil court. •Deputy Knickman
Seeking salute to family nominations Heartland Family Service is searching for nominations for a southwest Iowa family who exhibits strong family values, is loving and caring, encourages individual and marital growth and works well as a team. You can nominate a family to be honored in the annual Heartland Family Service, “Salute to Families” recognition program. The selected families will be honored in November at the MidAmerica Center in Council Bluffs. Nominations may be downloaded or submitted online at www.HeartlandFamilyServi ce.org or by calling Heartland Family Service at 712-435-5350 for a nomination form. Nominations will reflect
the variety of family life in the community and may include any family structure; including two parents or single parents, blended or extended families, foster or adoptive families. They may be of any ancestry, of any socioeconomic status and of any religious belief. Families will be honored in four categories: •Commitment to Family – the “average” families that are not necessarily involved in community service activities, nor have faced unusual challenges. However, they exhibit an outstanding commitment to raising children whoa re healthy in mind, body and spirit. •Challenged and Successful Family – These families must have faced an obstacle that affected their
family to a significant degree and have still maintained a strong family life. •Community Service Family – These families must have offered considerable volunteer effort to community service and have encouraged their children to learn about and accept responsibility toward others. •Leadership Family – These families must have provided outstanding leadership in the community. They are usually families with adult children who have carried on a legacy of community service and support, or families with younger children who demonstrate leadership qualities with their own peer groups. The deadline for nominations is May 1.
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Courthouse Fines & Fees MARRIAGES Jennifer Marie Felix, Woodbine and Jason Richard Bendgen, Woodbine Faye Marie Collins, Logan and Daniel Nicholas Welhousen, Spirit Lake Linda Irene Beran, Little Sioux and David Edward Breeding, Little Sioux SMALL CLAIMS Credit Management Services, Inc. vs Myrna Dozier, Richard Dozier, Missouri Valley Midland Funding LLC vs Jill Cooper, Logan SPEEDING Mary Ciofalo, Missouri Valley Terri Norem, Pisgah Larry Schaecher, Logan Lisa Emswiler, Missouri Valley Melanie Henderson, Persia Marvin Jones, Logan Sara Guinan, Missouri Valley Rebecca Orr, Missouri Valley Kathleen Barry, Dunlap Roger Fields, Logan Brenda Beers, Little Sioux Jeremiah Rosas, Honey Creek Darrell Erwin, Logan Jacqueline Hughes, Missouri Valley Mitchell Sickich, Missouri Valley VIOLATIONS Dana Baratta, Mondamin, dark window/windshield Brian Valles, Woodbine, seat belts Dennis Hinkel, Missouri Valley, failure to maintain control Ben Andersen, Dunlap,
seat belts Ryan Mauseth, Mondamin, no license or permit Cindy Allen, Logan, failure to have valid license/permit Richard Dilley, Pisgah, seat belts Zeth Earlywine, Logan, possess/purchase alcohol by person under 21 Katlynn Foreman, Logan, possess/purchase alcohol by person under 21 Billy Mead, Dow City, failure to comply with safety regulations; operation by unqualified driver. Chad Barry, Woodbine, no lamp or flag on rear/projecting load Robert Goodrich, Little Sioux, dark window/windshield Jack Howell, Missouri Valley, financial liability Erin Schramm, Logan, failure to maintain control DISTRICT COURT State of Iowa vs Trenton K. Colglazier, possession of controlled substance. Deferred judgment and placed on unsupervised probation for six months. Ordered to complete substance abuse evaluation. $315 penalty. State of Iowa vs Austin Bremholm, possession of controlled substance. Deferred judgment. Unsupervised probation for six months. Ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation. $315 penalty. State of Iowa vs Timothy Cottone, criminal mischief in fifth degree. Thirty days in jail. Suspended sentence and placed on unsupervised
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Introduces Sami K. Zeineddine, MD Alegent Health Community Memorial Hospital is happy to announce Sami Zeineddine, M.D. as a new Specialty Clinic Provider. Dr. Zeineddine specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is certified through the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Zeineddine attended Lebanese University, Beirut Lebanon, and completed residencies for Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton Medical Cener and Family Practice at Fort Wayne Medical Education, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Zeineddine has hours at Community Memorial on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Call 712-6422784 for information or appointments.
Dr. Zeineddine will be hosting an informal open house with refreshments at the hospital on Tuesday May 3, 2011 and providng a Free seminar discussing the symptoms of SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence). Open House and Registration is at 6:00 p.m. with the seminar beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. Community Memorial Hospital Lower Level Conference Room, 631 North 8th Street, Missouri Valley, Iowa 51555. Plan now to attend and meet Dr. Zeineddine as he is introduced to the county.
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MRA collecting for Mapleton tornado victims The Museum of Religious Arts is collecting non-perishable food items and toiletries for the tornado victims in Mapleton through April 30. To help the Mapleton victims further, purchases made in the gift shop can be rounded up to the next dollar. For more information call MRA Director LeeAnn Clark at 6443888.
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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.
The Lincoln Highway Buy-way yard sale for 2011 will be held Aug. 4, 5 and 6 across Iowa and other states. There were more than 450 sale locations last year in Iowa alone. The Logan contact person is Wilma Wagner. She can be reached at 644-2863 for more information.
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Will I marry her off before I lose my mind? Residents of Westmont Care Center have had several visitors and activities throughout the past couple of months. In October, they were treated to their own personal car show. The cars were courtesy of Roy and Lani Haynes who brought their 1931 and 1941 Fords; Kim and Nancy Johnson, 1940 Mercury; Jim and Sheila Knudsen, 1934 Ford; Gary and Sylvia Rorebeck, 1948 Ford; Ed and Carol Loose, 1946 Mercury; Jim Hearty, 1940 Ford; Mike Stodgill, 1951 Chevrolet and Dean Brougham, 1936 Chevrolet. The residents and staff were able to get up close and personal with the cars. The residents treated the visitors to ice cream afterwards. In December, residents and staff were able to meet some reindeer up close,
thanks to Terry and Audrey Evans’ generosity. They were able to pet the reindeer, learn some facts and
were treated to homemade Figgie pudding and Christmas carols courtesy of the Evans’.
Photography and literary exhibit The Moorhead Cultural Center will be holding its annual photography and literary
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ready to hang. The literary division will be made up of short poetry and essays with the subject matter the exhibitor’s choice. This exhibit is open to any interested amateur party and submission forms with complete details are available at the Moorhead Cultural Center, the Loess Hills Visitor Center or by calling Ruth Pickle at 6447692.
It’s an unspoken truth – stay clear of soon-to-be-brides. With just two weeks until her wedding day, my daughter really needs to be put into timeout. Since she’s having a destination wedding, I thought it would relieve some of the last minute stress – although with nervous brides, drama can come from any direction or dilemma. Her sister actually had the best idea to deal with the emotional roller coaster that none of us are allowed to get off. The two of them have been going to a “boot camp” every night to exercise the stress away, although it would have been even better if a drill sergeant were a part of the regiment. She keeps insisting that I go with them but why would I want to torture myself that way – and I’m not talking about the exercise. We picked up the highly anticipated wedding gown, which cost more to alter than it did to purchase. I have to say the bustling process was more complicated than if she were going to wear a corset. With a long train, and, since this is a beach wedding, it has to be entirely pulled up after the ceremony. She keeps asking me if I know how to do it, and I keep saying yes, although I’m bringing duct tape and clothespins, just in case. Even though the resort has been booked for a year she feels the need to constantly keep tabs via the Internet of the weddings that are taking place each weekend. Brides write reviews and so far everything has been peachy keen, until this week, when apparently construction work began on the gazebo where the ceremony is to take place. It was the beginning, but not the end, of her total meltdown. The folks in Mexico did eventually respond to her panicked e-mails and sent her pictures of the newly constructed gazebo, which will be done by the time we arrive. The news didn’t detract the run-a-muck bride who is spending quality time thinking of all the things that could go wrong. We took a half-day vacation from work to get lastminute errands done. On top of everything else, the tags on her car were expiring in April. First on her list was to get her license renewed. The end of the month rush had people lined up clear out the door. Even though she wanted to do the right thing and wait in line all afternoon, my list of errands was quickly stirring up some stress of my own. I convinced her to leave and suggested she go early the next morning – what’s one more day going to hurt? When I answered the phone the next morning she was crying. The Sheriff Patrol who pulled her over didn’t know what he was getting into. She didn’t get a ticket, just a warning because he was probably relieved to just get her back on the road. I’m having a T-shirt made to wear to the reception: “I survived the landmines of Bridezilla-Land.”
HCDC annual DeSoto spring meeting April 28 The Harrison County Development Corporation 44th annual meeting will be held April 28 at the Logan Community Center. It will begin with a dinner and silent auction at 6 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 7 p.m. HCDC has worked with the Board of Supervisors to name April “Existing Business and Industry
Month.” This theme will be carried out throughout the evening. Barb Oliver, Human Resources Director for Perfection Learning and Press in Logan, will be the speaker. Perfection is celebrating 85 years in business in 2011. Cost for the dinner is $10. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 644-3081.
bird count May 1 DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge will hold its annual spring bird count from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 1 at the headquarters parking lot. To assist, meet at the DeSoto headquarters for assignments. Birders will return to the visitor center at approximately 4 p.m. for the final tally of birds
observed. At 1 p.m., beginning bird watchers and families can join a guided bird walk by a park ranger. Other family activities will include a “bird on a stick” craft activity, migratory bird game and button making. For more information call Steve Van Riper at 712642-5411.
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Village Green ELECTRIC PRESENTATION Cookie jars on to mark 18 years display at event May 21 at MRA
It was 18 years ago that a group of Logan residents had the idea to start an oldfashioned community celebration and called it Village Green. This year’s event will be held from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., May 21 in the Logan City Park. Village Green is a fun, family oriented event, reminiscent of the celebrations held years ago in city parks. There will be a craft show/flea market along with a variety of live entertainment throughout the day. Food and drinks will be served from the park shelter that was built to resemble an old train station. Children’s activities will include a petting zoo, pony rides, fire truck rides, train rides and face painting. A dinner will be served in the evening with live entertainment lasting until
7:30 p.m. Bands like the Dixie Dads, dressed in their red and white striped vests, playing Ragtime, Dixieland and Swing music, will perform from the band shell, along with other local singers. The committee is accepting registrations for crafters/flea marketers and other businesses interested in setting up a booth in the park, as well as entertainers. Contact Wilma Wagner at 644-2863.
$50K grant to Mosaic in Logan A $50,000 grant to Mosaic in Logan was among four approved by the Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors April 6. According to IFA the grants, which totaled $200,000, will help advance affordable homeownership and rental opportunities in Logan, Fayette, Keokuk and Sioux Center. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program. “The grants will soon provide at least 16 rural Iowans with safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities,” said IFA Executive Director Dave Jamison. “These initiatives are excellent examples of projects that the State Housing Trust Fund
Project-Based program was designed to assist and are central to IFA’s mission in advancing affordable housing in Iowa. Mosaic will use the $50,000 to assist in the acquisition and improvement costs of 10 affordable rental housing units for persons with intellectual disabilities in Logan. The units will be subsidized through the HUD Section 811 program. Supportive services will be available to tenants on-site from a service provider selected by the tenant. To date in fiscal year 2011, the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program has provided $597,521 in funding to support 567 affordable housing units.
Jackie Androy from the Harrison County REC gives a presentation to Logan-Magnolia fifth grade science classes April 20 on electricity. Androy said Harrison County REC is celebrating its 75th anniversary and has 2,387 members. Photo: Mary Darling
Magnolia protestant cemetery annual meeting The Magnolia Cemetery board met April 8 at Magnolia City Hall. Present were Rex Rhoten (president, Jim Rider, Bruce Norris, Doyle Knadle, Eugene Jacobsen, Michelle Rhoten (secretary/treasurer). Visitors were Doyle and Carolyn Cooper. Board members read minutes from 2010 and approved. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Cooper asked about starting a fundraiser for the Avenue of Flags for the cemetery. Jacobsen gave a report on the flags. Donations are coming in. An account has been set up at the First National Bank of Logan, P.O. Box 7, Logan, IA 51546. Checks should be made to Seeley O’Hara Memorial Flag Fund. The legion would like to have 100 poles and flags to complete the entire cemetery. The cost is $50 including the flag. The legion would like to have some of these flags up by Memorial Day
service as funds come in. Rex Rhoten read over the income and expenses for 2010. Norris made a motion to approve, which was seconded by Rider. Approved. Rex Rhoten read over the budget for income and expenses for 2011. Paul Rhoten will stay at the same price as last year. He did increase his mowing fee last year. Norris made the motion to approve, seconded by Jacobsen. All agreed. If there isn’t enough funds for mowing it will be cut back. Rex Rhoten gave a report that there are five dead trees that need to be cut down. Last year Paul and Rex cut down two trees and one blew down in a windstorm. They donate their labor and expenses. Jim Kill and his Boy Scouts put up a flag pole by the unknown soldier grave. It was one of their project duties. Jacobsen made a motion to adjourn,
seconded by Knadle. A reminder to the public to stop setting out tin cans and glass of any kind. The flowers will be picked up seven to 10 days after Memorial Day. To make a donation to the cemetery or for more information contact Michelle Rhoten at 312 Locust St., Magnolia, IA 51550 or call 712-6482534. Donations in 2010 were received from: Viola Plath, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Hulsebus, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Rhoten, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rhoten, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Ehlert, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Niedermyer, Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Michael, Ralph Ellsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Oliver, Dennis Hamer, Charlene Obanion, Dorothy Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Bertelson, Audrey Girton, Marjorie Stirtz, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Vandecar.
A variety of cookie jars will be on display at the Museum of Religious Arts near Logan May 8 through 29. According to LeeAnn Clark, museum director, they are probably one of the most perfect items to have for Mother’s Day. “Mom’s are the foundation of faith. I believe as we reflect on our Mother’s love this Mother’s day, we can easily include cookie jar collections to be exhibited at the museum,” Clark said. As a fundraiser, cookie cookbooks obtained from “Our Iowa” magazine, will be offered for sale and volunteers will be making cookies from recipes picked from the book from noon to 4 p.m., May 8. “A couple of ingredients for the cookie recipes being served on Sunday, include chocolate and caramel. I know I have good memories of going to church on Sunday morning then heading to grandma’s with my mom to make cookies and for family time together,” said assistant museum director Rhonda McHugh. This “Best of Country Cookies” book has had a special appeal ever since it came off the press. It’s the best selling cookie book ever published with more than 300,000 copies sold. It’s filled with photos and 277 recipes. There is still space available for your cookie jar to display May 8-29. For more information call 644-3888. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays.
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SW IA Beekeepers meeting April 29th The Southwest Iowa Beekeepers will meet at 7 p.m. on April 29 at the Feedlot Steakhouse and Lounge, 1904 E. Seventh St. in Atlantic. The dutch treat meal will be choice of
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The Iowa Western Community College board of trustees voted April 18 to begin a Division I junior college wrestling program in the fall of 2011. “It’s clear we can be successful, and it’s clear there’s a need for kids that still want to wrestle and go to college,” said board member Brent Siegrist of Council Bluffs. “I think it’s great. Hopefully, everything will fall into place.” Following a presentation from IWCC Athletic Director, Brenda Hampton, the board (on a 6-2 vote)
approved the start of wrestling in the fall with the stipulation the college first interview and hire a qualified coach. That person will need to hit the ground running in terms of recruiting, making equipment purchases and scheduling meets for the upcoming season. Iowa Western will compete in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference and join fellow conference foes Iowa Central Community College, Ellsworth, North Iowa Area Community
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Financial tips for cost-conscious couples In a recent survey released by Visa Inc., 88 percent of couples believed they overspent on some aspect of their wedding. Over the years, weddings have become a major financial commitment, in many instances ensuring a couple’s first task as man and wife will be paying off the mountain of bills they accrued to achieve their dream wedding. In today’s economic climate, the cost of weddings is even tougher to swallow, as both the domestic and global economy remains difficult to predict. Economic uncertainty has left many young couples fearful of making a big financial commitment to their weddings. But it’s still
possible for couples to make the most of their wedding without landing themselves in heavy debt once the honeymoon is over and the bills must be paid. • Limit beverage availability. In the Visa survey, respondents felt they overspent more on food, drink and cake than any other aspect of their wedding. The bar tab can quickly add up at the end of the night, but couples can limit the bar expense by making only a few different types of drinks available. Offer just two or three drink options instead of a full bar. Couples can also consider a cash bar for mixed drinks to help lower the bar tab by the end of the night.
• Switch from Saturday. Saturday weddings are not only the most popular, but also the most expensive. Couples with some flexibility can save money by moving their wedding to a Friday or Sunday. Couples who move their weddings to Friday often find they get to spend more time with their friends and families the following day, as guests are more inclined to stay in town an extra day than they are on Sunday afternoons following a wedding. • Forgo a traditional honeymoon. Seventeen percent of male respondents to the Visa survey felt they overspent on their honeymoon. While it’s certainly nice to fly off to the Caribbean and spend your
first week as a married couple soaking up some sun, a more local getaway for a couple of days can be just as relaxing and save couples substantial amounts of money. Once the bills have been paid, couples can then enjoy a more traditional honeymoon, possibly in celebration of their first anniversary. • Limit the guest list. Inviting all friends and family members might be a nice gesture, but it’s also an expensive one. Cost-conscious couples can save a good deal of money by only inviting those friends and family members who are closest to them. • Order less extravagant floral arrangements. Floral arrangements for a wed-
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You just got engaged? Now what? Are you one of the thousands of couples who recently got engaged? This is the time for you and your soon-to-be to get everything you ever wanted – whether you’re starting from scratch, upgrading,
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appreciate having lots of choices when they shop for you. Be sure to refresh your list regularly as gifts get purchased. Register Now, Because You Won’t Buy it Later: You may think you will ... but you won’t. Now is the time to let others get you the stuff you’d never buy yourself. Your friends and family might even get together to purchase a higher priced “group gift.” Dream Big: Register for gifts in a range of prices and categories. This will give guests and group givers lots of options to choose from. Remember the Rule of Three: When it comes to setting your table, if you choose bold patterns for your china and flatware, pick a more simple style of glassware. Prefer intricate stemware? Pair it with simpler patterns of china and
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Creative ways to go get married Many weddings adhere to tradition, with a big church wedding, a white gown and a bustling reception. Still, there are some couples who prefer to do something a bit unique and unconventional. They may
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Obituary FRANCES WAKEHOUSE Frances I. (Bryceson) Wakehouse, 95, passed away April 16 at Downers Grove, Ill. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., April 22 at Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine with Pastor Jim Young officiating. Final resting place was Soldier Valley Cemetery in rural Pisgah. Frances was born Jan. 9, 1916 to Alan and Christie (Bryan) Bryceson in Pisgah. Frances was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph Wakehouse; two brothers, James and Harry Bryceson; sister-inlaw, Ilene Bryceson and
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Harrison County Conservation Board will hold an Arbor Day Open House from 10 a.m. to noon, April 30 at Willow Lake Recreation Area near Woodbine. Get a free tree seedling to plant in your yard, see displays in the Nature Encounter Center and there will be crafts for kids. This is a great time to visit with the conservation board members and meet new staff members. Staff members include, in front from the left, Pearl Pinkham, Board members include administrative assistant; Scott Nelson, director; in back from Pat Perry of Mondamin; the left, Mike Weis, park ranger; Byron Vennink, operation’s Kim Nunez, Mondamin; supervisor/park ranger; Gary Barrineau, conservation techniSubmitted photos Dean McIntosh, Missouri cian and Connie Betts, naturalist. Valley; Dwayne Walker, Harrison Co. Woodbine and recently H i s t o r i c a l appointed Kris Pauley, Village/Welcome Woodbine. Center staff include There is no cost or regKathy Dirks, coordiistration. Refreshments nator and Gary Classic cars will be rolling down the road for the fourth will be served. Winninghoff, For more information annual Iowa Lincoln Highway Association Motor Tour is grounds keeper/cuscall 712-647-2785. set for Aug. 26-28. todian. The motor tour, sponsored by the Lincoln Highway Association, begins with a pre-tour event Aug. 25 in Council Bluffs and ends in Clinton County Aug. 28. The historic route travels nearly 330 miles across Iowa going through the communities of Council Bluffs, Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Cedar Rapids and Clinton. The Iowa tour kicks off Aug. 26 in Council Bluffs with stops in Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Grand Junction and Boone, where the tour will stay overnight. Aug. 27, the tour departs from Boone and stops at Ames, Colo, LeGrand, Tama, Belle Plaine and Youngville before overnighting in Cedar Rapids. The tour offers a group get together dinner at the Hotel at Kirkwood, on the campus of Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids. This is a facility where students learn their trade in hotel and restaurant management. The dinner will be prepared by student chefs. The final day, Aug. 28, the tour will depart from Cedar Rapids and continue east to Mount Vernon, Lisbon, Clarence, Wheatland and will end either in DeWitt or Clinton. The tour will travel as much of the original Lincoln Highway route as possible. Organizers stress that this is a “classic or friendly” tour because some of the original route is gravel, but the tour will not be traveling on those long gravel sections. There will be only a couple of short sections, less than half a mile, to get to a stop or two. Otherwise the tour will be on all paved routes. Any and all vehicles, including motorcycles are welcome to participate. All cars from the classics to the present are welcome to join up. For more information and registration visit the Iowa LHA website at www.lincolnhighwayassoc.org/iowa or conCourtesy of the Logan Chamber of Commerce, the Easter Bunny visited with tact tour director Jeff LaFollette at email@example.com or 563the children at the Easter Egg hunt April 23 in the Logan City Park. 349-3047.
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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 Youth Pastor, Joey Norton Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Persia Pastor Kirk Parsons Youth Leaders Kirk
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Ceremony of Roses Logan-Magnolia seniors in the music department will be recognized at the annual “Ceremony of Roses” concert at 2 p.m., May 1 in the auditorium. The high school groups will be performing their state large group contest selections.
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Records fall at 38th annual Ram Relays Ed Adair For the Herald-Observer More than just rain fell in Glenwood as the Lady Panthers made their mark at the Ram Invitational April 14. The invitational was separated into “A” and “B” pools with Lo-Ma finishing fourth overall and second in the “B” pool. Alex Gochenour and Karen Hutson finished 1-2 in the 100-meter hurdles. Gochenour’s time of 14:21 broke the record she set in that event in 2009. In her third time running the event, Hutson won the 400-meter hurdles in a record time of one minute 4.5 seconds, beating the old relay record by three seconds. Gochenour and Hutson also finished 1-2 in the 100-meter dash with the best times of the day in 12:49 and 12:77 respectively. Running in the 200meter dash, Gochenour again led the pack winning in 26:06 seconds. Marissa Doiel also added two team points with a fourth place finish in the event. In the 1500-meter run, freshman Haley Whisney scored six points with a second place finish in the pool “B” division, breaking the sixminute barrier with a time of 5:55. In the relays, the team of Whisney, Doiel Maysen Jones and Elaine Trussell finished third in the 4x800 meter relay. The shuttle hurdle relay team of Kia Fender, Jessica Ingham, Kendra Holcomb and Monica Lambertsen put together an exciting race as Lambertsen kicked past Atlantic’s anchor over the
Lo-Ma golfers battle tough conditions at Manning, Onawa Trent Buckner For the Logan Herald-Observer
Karen Hutson’s winning leap in the long jump at the Ram Invitational. Photo: Ed Adair last hurdle to place second in the event. Jones and Trussell teamed up with Fender and Emily Dickinson to finish third in the distance medley. In the 4x200 meter relay, Fender, Whisney, Jessica Ingham and Lambertsen added four team points with a third place finish. The Lady Panthers added more team points in the sprint medley and the 4x100 meter relays finishing third in both of those events. There was no shortage of points from the field events as the day started off with Hutson winning the long jump by nearly three feet with a leap of 16-feet 3.5inches. Kylee Loftus won the pool “B” discus with a throw of 105-feet 2-inches and Carrie Charbonneau added a third place finish with a toss of 84-feet 9inches. Loftus also won the
The Logan-Magnolia golf teams battled cold, windy and damp conditions last week in their Western Valley Conference meets at the Manning-Manilla golf course and the Onawa Country Club In the girls’ meet at Onawa, the Panthers team score of 229 finished one stroke behind Boyer Valley to take third place. IKM-Manning won the meet with a score of 218 and West Monona and Woodbine finished in fourth and fifth place with scores of 234 and 304. In individual medal play, Macy Cohrs shot the best score of the day as her round of 49 earned medalist honors for the meet. Other golfers competing for LoMa were Hannah Weber, 56; Karli Michael, 61; Melina Lambson, 63; Molly Weber, 70; and Taylor Benson, 72. In the boys’ meet, the Lo-Ma boys team finished fifth out of the six schools with a team score of 215. Other team scores at the Manning-Manilla Golf Course were Boyer Valley, 180; West Monona, 181; Woodbine, 187; IKM-Manning, 190 and Charter OakUte, 233. Individual scores for the Panthers were Cole Davis, 51; Alex Cohrs, 52; Jordan Muxfeldt, 52; Grant Whisney, 60; Clayton Lundegard, 64 and Ethan Reynek, 73. With the top three teams from the WVC South advancing to the conference championship at Majestic Hills Golf Course in Denison, both the girls’ and boys’ teams sit in position to earn one of these spots. The girls’ team is currently tied with Boyer Valley for second place in the standings, while the boys’ team is tied with IKM-Manning and Woodbine for third.
Pool “B” shot put winner Kylee Loftus tosses a 34-foot 2inch throw. Photo: Ed Adair shot put with a distance of 34-feet 2-inches. Cheyenne Jensen added
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Lo-Ma to be well represented at Drake Judy Adair For the Herald-Observer Three Lo-Ma athletes will be participating in this year’s storied Drake Relays in Des Moines April 28-30. For the boys will be Levi Ettleman and the Lady Panthers will be sending Alex Gochenour and Karen Hutson. Ettleman will participate in flight one of the shot put on Thursday. As of April 23, according to Iowa Quick Stats, Ettleman sat with the 18th best throw in Iowa this year.
Only six feet separate 23 of the top 24 throwers in the state. On the Lady’s side, LoMa’s two athletes will be
participating in four events. According to reports it is almost unheard of to have an athlete in four events, much less two ath-
letes from one school participating in four events. Hutson and Gochenour will be competing in the 100-meter dash, the 100-
meter hurdles, the 400meter hurdles and the long jump. Gochenour currently has the best times in Iowa in both the 100-meter hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles and is the defending Drake Champion on both events. Hutson is ranked second in the 400-meter hurdles behind teammate Gochenour and ranked second in Iowa in the long lump. Other western Iowa athletes who will be looking to make a big impact at the Drake Relays will be Glenwood’s Johnny
Fuller who won last year’s boys 3200-meter and 1600-meter runs. IKMManning’s Alex Halbur and Charter Oak-Ute’s Nicole Dobernecker will be battling for the top spot in the girls shot put. Shelby Houlihan from Sioux City East will be chasing history looking to win three distance events in the 800-meter, 1500meter and 3000-meter runs. The Drake Relay’s high school division is an all class pool. Winners of events will carry the title of “Best in Iowa.”
approve. Westrum Leak Detection would survey all accessible hydrants and/or valves once a year to determine if leakage is occurring. If there are leaks, they would pinpoint the location and provide a report to the city with drawings of all leaks located, the estimated leak sizes and savings resulting from the repair of the leaks. Motion was made by Hartwig and seconded by Crum to approve the five year agreement, survey cost $1,100 each year. 4 ayes. Citizens questions/comments: None. Chamber update: Hartwig stated that the Chamber has chosen the recipients of the Citizenship Award and Youth Citizenship Award. A contract has been finalized with Thomas D. Thomas Shows for the 4thof July celebration. The Chamber is going to be working with Mandy Pitt to update the Chamber’s website. The city clerk will also be working with them. A few of the city banners are deteriorating and the Chamber is researching a way to replace them. CLAIMS ACCO, repair kits ..............$249.75 Agriland FS, fuel ..............1,727.78 Alegent Comm. Mem. Hospital, Random drug tests.............40.00 Bonsall TV & App., radio Compliance........................100.00 First National Bank, payroll Taxes..............................2,694.32 Gary Nordby, snow removal ..40.00 Lois Hall, contract service ...446.35
Harr. Co. Dev. Corp., 28E Agreement ........................869.06 Harr. Co. Landfill, tipping fee..41.00 Harr. Co. REC, utilities water Tower .................................296.05 IPERS, pension ................3,593.77 Jim Kenkel, deposit refund ....57.35 JP Cooke Co., pet license Tags .....................................49.37 Logan Auto Supply, filters/ Supplies .............................427.31 Logan Do It Best Hdw., paint/ Cold patch/UPS.............1,351.61 Logan Water Dept., deposit Refund ..............................142.65 Marilyn Keizer, mileage Reimb. ..............................133.62 Schwertley Bros. LLC, repair Mounts................................80.00 Elmer Smith, meal reimb. ......24.23 St. Luke’s Drug & Alcohol Test, Random drug test...............74.00 Treas. State of IA, payroll Taxes..............................1,409.00 True North Grp. Benefits, Health ins.......................3,407.58 Ultra No Touch, city vehicle Wash...................................18.00 Kris Walski, computer supp. 100.00 Westrum Leak Detection, Leak detec. Survey.........1,100.00 Angela Winther, meal reimb. .29.89 TOTAL .............................18,502.69 PAYROLL THRU 4/18/2011.......................8,652.11 PAID TOTAL ....................28,154.08 Motion was made by Crum and seconded by Johnson to adjourn. 4 ayes. Randy Fetter, Mayor Angela Winther, City Clerk/Administrator 17-1
Legal Notices PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028625 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) 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, May 20, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:00 a.m.; Place of
sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $180,756.70; Costs, $590.89; Accruing Costs, $4,300.90 plus sheriff; Interest, 7.375% from 2-28-10 on $161,612.01 plus $13,793.79; Date, March 1, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Matthew E. Laughlin. 17-2
PUBLIC NOTICE LOGAN CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS April 18, 2011 At 7:00 p.m., Mayor Fetter called the meeting to order. Those present were council members Johnson, Hartwig, Moss and Crum. Council member Clark was absent. Mayor Fetter asked if there were any additions or deletions to the agenda. There were none. Motion was made by Hartwig and seconded by Johnson to approve the agenda. 4 ayes. Motion was made by Hartwig and seconded by Crum to approve the consent agenda which consisted of: approval of the 4-4-11 minutes, set date of 5-9-11 for the next regular council meeting, approve claims register, treasurer’s report, department reports and building permits for Jason Burnham, 211 S. 3rd Ave., demolish burned house;
Merele Radke, 114 W. 9th St., 8’x8’ deck; Jeff Allen, 603 W. 5th St., 40’x25’ concrete driveway. 4 ays. Agenda item 6 was to approve a Class C liquor license and Sunday sales for Doc’s Roadhouse. Motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Hartwig to approve a Class C liquor license and Sunday sales for Doc’s Roadhouse. 4 ayes. Agenda item 7 was to approve an outdoor service area for Doc’s Roadhouse for a fundraiser on 4/30/11 and discuss possible future alley vacating behind Doc’s. Motion was made by Hartwig and seconded by Moss to approve an outdoor service area for Doc’s Roadhouse for a fundraiser on 4/30/11 pending the approval of the dram insurance. 4 ayes. Steve Johnson, representing Doc’s Roadhouse, discussed vacating part of or all of the alley in the future for a beer garden or purchasing all or part of a lot behind his business. The city clerk will contact the city attorney to find out if it would be possible to vacate the alley. Agenda Item 8 was to approve a Class E liquor license, carryout beer, wine and Sunday sales for Logan Super Foods. Motion was made by Hartwig and seconded by Moss to approve a Class E liquor license, carryout beer, wine and Sunday sales for Logan Super Foods. 4 ayes. Agenda item 9 was a request by the Village Green Committee to close 4th Avenue on May 21 for Village on the Green. Council dis-
cussed closing 4th Ave. for the day and questioned what events are scheduled that would take place on the street. Council requested more information from the committee and item was tabled until that information is received. Agenda item 10 was for Harold Bertelsen to discuss adopting newer building codes for the city. Harold Bertelsen was not present at the meeting. Council discussed this issue and decided not to make any changes at this time. If the state mandates changes, council will take another look at it at that time. No action. The next item on the agenda was to discuss pending insurance claims for hail damage to city vehicles and buildings. The council discussed bid ideas. The city clerk will work with the city’s insurance agent to get a list of specifications on all buildings and when that is completed the city will advertise for repair bids. Next on the agenda was discussion about the installation of a sprinkler system at the swimming pool and parking lot. This project was bid by Thompson Irrigation last year, but it was decided to wait due to the cost of the parking lot. The city clerk will have Thompson Irrigation come and look at it to see how much boring would need to be done and rebid the project. Agenda item 13 was to review a leak detection contract by Westrum Leak Detection and possibly
Kasey Schwertley, kindergarten, shows off one of her papers to grandmother Debbie McCurley and great grandmother Charlene Branstetter.
Aunt Jean Clark spent Grandparents Day with her niece, first grader Marley Clark.
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Jackie Jacobsen, right, took a refreshment break at Grandparents Day with neighbors Carter Ross and Clayton Ross. Photos: Mary Darling
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Kendal Johnsen shows her grandmother Sue Grummert and grandfather Warren some of her school work.
Special Recognition Awards: Most Grandkids: Joanne Kierscht - 9. Meeker grandchildren, Rex, Ruger, Ross, Alyvia, Reis, Raanan, Reegan, Remy and Reide.
Closest Grandparent: Dee Clark - Across from old pool - Justus Greve Youngest Grandparent: Jim Deemer - 43, Jordan Kerger
Oldest Grandparent: Thelma Bennett, Ben and Claire Hennessy’s. Farthest Grandparent: Marge Fredricson, Arizona, Beau and Jenna Peschel’s great grandmother.
Recent news from the Pisgah area By Joanne Shearer Larry and Sarah Bryceson’s 55th wedding anniversary was celebrated April 16 at the Mondamin BUY! SELL! TRADE!
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Arkansas, Indiana and Colorado. The music was provided by the nine-piece Merle Lake Band from Sioux City. Dan Hutchinson from Pisgah is a member of the band. Lunch and cake were served by the grandchildren. The couple was married April 1, 1956. Ila Mae Storm accompanied Monty and Laurie Storm of Logan and went to Boulder City, Nev. to visit Ila Mae’s brothers, Fritz Lathrop at Veteran’s Home in Boulder City and Arthur Lathrop. They also visited another brother, Archie
Lathrop in St. George, Utah. Pisgah Red Hat Wildflowers met April 26 for breakfast at Dave’s Old Home Café. Those attending were, Esta McDaniel, Doris Woodward, Mary Grubb, Barbara Riley Hunt, Sarah Bryceson, Ila Mae Storm, Bobbie Thompson, Sharon Young, Sheryl Springer, Wanita Margheim, Fran Mitsch, Rose Molitor, Leanna Christensen, Cherry Hall and Vicki Carson. Sarah and Larry Bryceson returned to Iowa the first of April after spending three
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months in Lake Havasau City, Ariz. Also visiting were Doug and Genevieve Wallis of Boulder, Colo. While in Arizona, their daughter, Deborah Nelson visited them for three weeks. They took a four-day trip to Wonder Valley, Calif. Stopping by to see them were Garret and Charlotte Rickman of Fresno, Calif. They are former residents of Pisgah. They also made a weekend trip to Buckeye, Ariz., Tucson and Mesa where they spent time with Duane and Myrna Ehlert of Mondamin and others. In Tucson they had dinner with the Sarah Elliott family and Kim Davis. They are nieces of Sarah and Larry. In Buckeye, Ariz., they saw Bill and Laura Lyle of Omaha. April 17, Ila Mae Storm attended two great grandchildren’s first communion at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Logan. Lunch was served at the Logan Community Center.
Upcoming exhibits at the Moorhead Cultural Center The Moorhead Cultural Center Board announces the following exhibitions for the coming year. They include: May 20-Jun2 26: Capturing Memorial Literary and Photography Exhibit. July 1-10: 3-D photographer Jim Frost from Sioux City. Class from 2 to 4 p.m., July 10. July 15-31: Carlyle/Binning, three generations of photography (tentative date). Aug. 5-28: North American Taxidermy show. Sept. 9-Oct. 23: Celebrate the Hills Art Exhibit. Sept. 17: Moorhead Community Days.
April 27, 2011 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV029005 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF FV-1, INC. IN TRUST FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE CAPITAL HOLDINGS, LLC VS. DAVID STEWART, MICHELLE STEWART, CAPITAL ONE BANK, PALISADES COLLECTION LLC 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: LOT EIGHT (8), IN BLOCK TWO (2), CONDIT’S FIRST ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF LITTLE SIOUX, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, May 13, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $60,869.36; Costs, included; Accruing Costs, sheriff’s fees; Interest, 9.25% from 3/1/2011; Date, Feb. 22, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Anthony Crnic. 16-2
PUBLIC NOTICE HARRISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028992 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, INC. VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) 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 HATCHER, 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: LOT TWO (2) IN BLOCK TWENTYFIVE (25), TOWN OF LOGAN, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 210 S. 5TH AVENUE, LOGAN, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, May 13, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:00 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $52,997.91; Accruing Costs, sheriff’s fees; Interest, 5.5% from 2/1/2011; Date, Feb. 22, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Brian G. Sayer. 16-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate No. ESPR014267 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR HARRISON COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BERNICE JOHNSON, DECEASED To all persons interested in the estate of Bernice Johnson, Deceased, who died on or about February 16, 2011: You are hereby notified that on April 14, 2011, that Carolyn Eby was appointed Administrator of the estate of Bernice Johnson. 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 April 14, 2011 Administrator of Estate: Carolyn Eby P. O. Box 187 Logan, Iowa 51546 Attorney for Estate: Judson L. Frisk Judson L. Frisk Law Office 207 E. 7th St., P. O. Box 128 Logan, Iowa 51546 P01113681 Date of second publication: April 27, 2011. 16-2
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTORS, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate No. ESPR014268 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT HARRISON COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Edith M. Dougherty, Deceased. To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Edith M. Dougherty, Deceased, who died on or about 7th day of April, 2011: You are hereby notified that on the 12th day of April, 2011, the last will and testament of Edith M. Dougherty, deceased, bearing date of the 15th day of April, 2008, was
admitted to probate in the above named court and that David R. Johnson and Timothy L. Johnson were appointed executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months form 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 12th day of April, 2011. David R. Johnson 15524 Leavenworth St., Omaha, NE 68154 And Timothy L. Johnson 211 East 5th Street, Logan, IA 51546 Alan J. Anderson, ICIA PIN No: AT0000470 Attorney for Executors Firm Name: Altwegg & Anderson Address: 110 N. 2nd Ave., Logan, IA 51546
PUBLIC NOTICE LOGAN-MAGNOLIA SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS April 13, 2011 The budget hearing for the Logan-Magnolia Community School District 2011-2012 budget 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; vice-president Kelly Gochenour; Directors, Todd Cohrs, Mike Branstetter and Shelley Foutch; Superintendent Jim Hammrich and Business Manager/Board Secretary Lauren Roden. 2. Approve FY 2011-2012 budget. Hearing no objections from the public, Kelly Gochenour moved to approve the FY 2011-2012 budget, seconded by Shelley Foutch. Carried. 5-0. 3. Adjourn. Dan Cohrs declared the meeting adjourned at 6:32 p.m. April 13, 2011 The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Logan-Magnolia Community School District was held immediately following the budget hearing in the media center. Roll call vote was answered by: Board President Dan Cohrs; Vice-President Kelly Gochenour; Directors, Todd Cohrs, Mike Branstetter and Shelley Foutch; Superintendent Jim Hammrich and Business Manager/Board Secretary Lauren Roden. 2. Review/Change/Approve Agenda. Mike Branstetter moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 5-0. 3.A. Approve Minutes, Bills, Financial Reports. Mike Branstetter moved to approve the minutes, bills and financial statements, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 4.A. Correspondence. The school board received a note from the family of Helen Hammrich thanking them for the memorial. Super Board meeting will be held in Griswold April 27, 2011. 4B. Public Presenters. Secondary instructors K.C. Kersten and Klint Kersten and Derrick Mether of Farm Bureau were present to discuss the possible construction of a greenhouse on school grounds. Greenhouse construction costs of the greenhouse are to be raised by donation and fundraising. Farm Bureau will do majority of fundraising. Kevin Osborn, Secondary Instructor, was present to discuss a school store that would be opening Aug. 16, 2012. This store would be incorporated into his accounting, marketing and business classes. 5. Administrators’/Directors’ Reports. Elementary Principal Jim Makey reported: 43 children attended kindergarten roundup; preschool registration for four-year olds will be held April 14, 2011; the district steering committee met last week and will be meeting again in May; NWEA testing is currently in progress; Grandparent’s Day will be April 21. Secondary principal Christi Gochenour reported on: On May 11, 6th graders will attend a junior high orientation; revamping 7th grade leadership requirements for the 8th graders; the status of hiring process for social studies and Spanish; prom is April 16; asking the board for permission for 1:1 initiative. Dan Cohrs declared a short recess at 7:20. The board meeting reconvened at 7:24. Maintenance director Roger Androy discussed the hail damage to the school. Roger would like to add additional cameras to the school to combat blind spots and discussed a buzz-in entry system. He asked the board for permission to obtain bids for a set of double doors on the high school and bids for concrete work outside the high school’s main entrance. Superintendent Jim Hammrich gave a legislative update. There will be no change in preschool funding for FY 11-12, but indications are still that the school will receive 0% allowable growth. 6.A. Contracts. Shelley Foutch moved to approve the following summer school contracts for 2011, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Special Education Programs Stephanie Ross..............$1,820.00 Jackie Peterson...................900.00 Jennifer Schultz ..................930.00 Janet Nichols ...................2,237.00 Michelle Knudsen................975.00
Della Skeen.........................900.00 Rose Willard.....................1,163.00 Melanie McDonald ..............900.00 Mary Michael ......................586.00 Kris Michael .....................2,367.00 Todd Cohrs moved to approve Layna Sertterh’s resignation from co-basketball cheerleading sponsor, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. Mike Branstetter moved to approve Steve Nixon’s resignation from high school basketball coach, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 50. Shelley Foutch moved to approve Charlie Reiss’ resignation from elementary teacher and physical education instructor effective at the end of the current contract year, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 50. Shelley Foutch moved to approve Kevin Patterson’s resignation from physical education, athletic director and girl’s basketball head coach effective at the end of the current contract year, seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve Nate Simon’s resignation as high school band instructor and assistant speech sponsor effective at the end of the current contract year, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to offer a contract to Kevin Osborn as head high school boys basketball coach for FY2012, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. Mike Branstetter moved to offer a contract to Melanie McDonald as co-basketball cheerleading sponsor for FY2012 seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. Shelley Foutch moved to offer a contract to Jacob Hedger for FY2012 for high school guidance counselor, seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 5-0. Todd Cohrs moved to offer a contract to Jacob Hedger as freshman baseball coach for summer 2011, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve a contract with Engineered Controls for $4,480.00 for controls for the AC unit, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Todd Cohrs moved to approve construction of baseball dugouts not to exceed $2,000.00 per dugout, upon discussion of the need and construction specifications, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. 6.B. Open Enrollment. Todd Cohrs moved to accept the following open enrollment request, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. To: Logan-Magnolia Community School District: Jessica Hammitt, two students. 6.C. Early Graduation Request. Shelley Foutch moved to approve the early graduation request for the following students, seconded by Mike Branstetter, carried. 5-0. Samantha Shields, end of second semester FY2011; Amelia Klein, end of second semester FY2011. 6.D. Fundraiser Request. Mike Branstetter moved to approve the basketball cheerleader fundraising project, seconded by Shelley Foutch, carried. 5-0. 6.E. Negotiations (closed session). Mike Branstetter moved to go into closed session at 8:36 p.m. according to Section 21.5 of the Code of Iowa for the purpose of negotiations, seconded by Todd Cohrs. Roll call vote: Todd Cohrs, aye; Shelley Foutch, aye; Mike Branstetter, aye; Kelly Gochenour, aye; Dan Cohrs, aye. Motion carried. 5-0. Mike Branstetter moved to return to open session at 8:48 p.m., seconded by Shelley Foutch. Roll call vote: Todd Cohrs, aye; Shelley Foutch, aye; Kelly Gochenour, aye; Dan Cohrs, aye. Motion carried. 5-0. 7. Board Reports. The board discussed 1:1 initiative, deciding further professional development should be pursued in preparation for 1:1, but did not commit to the lease of laptop computers beginning in January 2012. The board will visit this topic again in the future. The board discussed the need for a grounds keeper who could potentially be shared with West Harrison. This would generate additional revenue for both schools. It was decided to advertise for this position. 8. Adjournment. Dan Cohrs declared the meeting adjourned at 9:46 p.m. CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND CAM High School, WLNT Hill speech tourney .........$100.00 Des Moines Marriott, FCCLA Star Conf..............250.88 Jean Nelson, petty cash Speech .............................250.00 Jim Makey, IA Core petty Cash ................................100.00 Scholastic Book Fairs, Book fair........................4,193.09 United States Post Office, Lo-Ma leader post............230.27 FUND TOTAL ...................5,124.24 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 33 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX Klein Fencing, preschool fence Materials ........................5,077.87 FUND TOTAL ..................5,077.87 CHECK. ACCT. TOTAL...10,202.11 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND Brad Sieck, police officer For dance...........................75.00 Casey’s General Store, St. Co. doughnuts ...............20.97 Coralville Marriott Hotel, AD meeting hotel ..............128.16 Des Moines Marriott, Hotel state STAR ..............250.88 IHSAA, wrest. State Dual tickets ....................2,488.00 Iowa FCCLA, state STAR Reg., conv. ........................420.00 IA State Track & Field, Entry fee ............................30.00 IA State University Coaches Clinic, fee ..........................240.00 Morton Middle School, chess Club entry fee .....................25.00 North High School Sioux City, Entry fee quiz bowl tourn...70.00 UNI Athletics, entry fee .........40.00 Wayne State College, Language day ...................108.00 FUND TOTAL ...................3,896.01 CHECK. ACCT. TOT. ........3,896.01 CHECKING ACCT. 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND Agriland FS, Inc., diesel,
Gasohol ........................3,153.07 AMSAN, supplies ................934.36 Amsterdam Printing, supp...409.67 Anita Engraving, AR trophy...83.25 Asso. For Supv. & Curr. Dev., Membership ........................89.00 Balcon, Air flow eval............555.00 Blick Art Materials, art Supplies ............................240.34 Capital Sanitary Supply Co., Supplies .........................2,370.34 Carpenter Paper Co, paper.732.04 Central IA Distrib., supp. ..1,041.41 Charlotte Burbridge, mil. .......58.95 City of Logan, water/sewer1,170.70 Clark Pest & Termite Control, April svc ...........................100.00 Counsel Office & Document, Toner, copier rental ........3,192.41 Crossroads of Western IA, Tuition................................984.00 CSI Computer Service, Equip. repair service .........460.00 Cave Lyon Auto & Truck Repair, Tow #24.............................225.00 Dept. of Ed., bus inspection Fee...................................448.00 Do It Best Hdw., supp. ........403.10 Esser, Eugene, gasohol........20.00 Follett Ed. Serv., inst. Supplies ........................1,107.04 Gale, Library books.............162.00 Gary Peterson, steel .............53.40 GCR Tire Center, tires #24....................................518.46 Goalsetter Systems, Playground........................191.42 H&H Trucking, trucking rock Bus turnaround .................660.00 Henry Doorly Zoo, biology Trip .....................................43.00 IA Sch. Fin. Info. Serv., Subscription fee ................725.21 IA Bandmasters Asso., Dues/conf............................97.00 IA State University, Academy ...........................375.00 IA Western Comm. College, Spring ZE..........................500.00 JW Pepper & Son, instructional Supplies ...........................277.24 Jeremy Fleming, resale ........28.00 Josten’s, diploma covers.....649.37 Keith Kersten, supp...............13.52 Kenny Blum, oil changes ....320.00 Lauren Roden, IASBO meals23.02 Loftus Htg., repair parking lot Lights ...............................496.60 Logan Auto Supply, battery, Filters, solvent................1,409.81 Logan Country Store, gasohol, Diesel...............................352.23 Logan Mini-Mart, gasohol, Diesel............................3,640.23 Logan Super Foods, FCS Food.................................383.20 Lo-Ma Activity Fund, soda For PD ................................45.00 Long Lines, bldg. Repair Service..............................416.79 Melissa Meeker, travel exp....27.00 MidAmerican Energy, Elec., ...........................12,118.86 Mo. Valley NAPA, parts, Lights/alarm .....................721.13 Mundt, Franck & Schumacher, Legal service ...................562.70 Nate Simons, gasohol...........86.77 Natl. School Methods, Supplies .............................98.89 Office Depot, supplies......1,677.54 Omaha World Herald, adv...287.72 Oriental Trading Co., AR Reader supplies...............506.66 Pamida, coolers ....................59.98 Papillion Sanitation, garbage Collection .........................307.60 Partnership for 21st Century, Gen./PD supp. .................231.18 Paula Worley, gasohol...........37.43 Personal Serv. Mfg Corp., Shop projects......................40.22 Pitney Gowes, postage MAC rental.......................435.00 Power Flite, floor equip. ......806.70 Ramada, adv.......................313.40 Rick’s Computers, PWR Adaptor ...............................56.96 Row-Loff Productions, Inst. Supp...........................23.00 Schildberg Const., bus Turnaround, rock ...............932.55 Schmitt Music Center, Inst. Supp. ...........................63.00 School Bus Sales, repair pts., Switches, .....................1,173.42 School Specialty, supp. .........91.44 The Rose, field trip..............202.44 U.S. School Supply Co., AR supp. ...........................188.10 Ultra No Touch, March Bus wash ...........................34.00 US Toy Co., ACC Reader Supplies ............................167.04 Verizon Wireless, monthly Cellular.............................244.75 William Magill, supp. ...........180.90 Windstream IA Comm., Telephone .........................107.94 Woodbine Comm. Sch. Dist., 3Q open enroll. .............1,442.00 FUND TOTAL .................52,384.50 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 33 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX Rick’s Computers, TV/camera Sys. And install ..............3,938.09 Walmart Comm., TVs & Mounts ..........................2,224.00 FUND TOTAL ...................6,162.00 CHECK. ACCT. TOT. ......58,546.59 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND A&M Products, wrestling Medals ................................67.30 Anderson’s, prom supp. ......657.86 Anita Engraving, engrav. .....137.10 Boyer Valley Comm. Sch. Dist., girls track entry fee ...............70.00 Complete Music, Prom DJ ..495.00 Custom Apparel, clinic Shirts ...............................964.16 Decker Sports, freight on Agility equip. ....................117.00 Deneen Healey, costumes, Hotel reimb. ......................337.91 Denison Comm. School., Boys, girls track entry fee .120.00 Dist. 13N FCCLA, STAR event Entry fee ............................21.00 GTM Sportswear, track Uniforms ...........................264.00 IA H.S. Music Asso., Medals ..............................172.25 Jean Nelson, wrest bands all State ................................240.00 Logan Super Foods, fundraiser Supplies ...........................145.35 Lo-Ma Operating Fund, 2 tV’s – donation ............2,224.00 Marlon Jepson, IHSMA piano Tunings` ............................325.00 Mo. Valley Comm. Schools, Boys track entry fee ............65.00 NASSP, 11-12 membership ..85.00 Paula Worley, parking, Marriott reimb....................473.40 Pepsi Cola Co., Soda..........656.54 Sport Plaques, plaques.......195.25 Stump’s, supp. ....................402.29
Treynor Comm. Sch. , boys Track entry fee ....................80.00 Underwood High School, boys Track entry fee ...................75.00 West Monona H.S., girls Track entry fee ...................75.00 Wingate by Wyndham, track Trvl ....................................241.72 FUND TOTAL ...................8,707.13 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 62 LATCH KEY PROGRAM Apple Inc., computer...........899.00 Logan Super Foods, Kid Care Food.................................322.61 Windstream IA Comm., Kid Care Phone .................58.70 FUND TOTAL ...................1,280.31 CHECK. ACCT. TOT. ........9,987.44 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 3 FUND: 61 SCHOOL NUTRITION FUND Debbie Leonard, supp...........25.00 Do It Best Hdw., supp. ..........15.49 Hobart Sales & Service, Supp., repair .....................727.15 Interstate Brands Corp., Food.................................346.58 Keck, Inc., food ................1,953.66 Kevin Osborn, adult sales .....22.15 Logan Super foods, food, Supplies ..............................11.63 Martin Brothers, food, Supplies ........................8,243.57 Roberts Dairy Co., food ...2,742.88 Shannon Troshynski, daily Sales....................................9.40 FUND TOTAL .................14,097.51 CHECK. ACCT. TOT. ......14,097.51 17-1
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR HARRISON COUNTY PROBATE NO. ESPRO14269 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Deceased To All Persons Interested in the Estate of DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Deceased, who died on or about March 12, 2011: You are hereby notified that on the 12th day of April, 2011, the Last Will and Testament of DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, deceased, bearing date of March 11, 2011, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Cynthia C. Russell and Krisanne Weimer were appointed co-executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 18th day of April, 2011. Cynthia C. Russell, Co-Executor 15120 Fieldcrest Drive Omaha, Nebraska 68154 Ryann A. Miller, AT0010530 Deborah L. Petersen, P.L.C. Attorney for the Administrator 215 South Main Street, Suite 301 P.O. Box 893 Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Date of second publication: 4 day of May, 2011. 17-2
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE REGIONAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD The Regional Workforce Investment Board (RWIB) is considering a one year extension of the existing Regional Customer Service Plan, which is due to expire on June 30, 2011. This plan describes the employment and training system which serves the residents of the seven county region. The current plan is available for review at the Workforce Development Center, 300 W. Broadway, Suite 13, Council Bluffs, or you may contact Mary Warren at 712-242-2113. A public hearing regarding the plan will be held at Iowa Western Community College, Looft Hall, Room 023, 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs on 5/25/2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m., where the public is welcome to offer comment. 17-1
PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS April 20, 2011 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, Mark Hoffman, Gene Barber, Joanne Barber and Carl Rorden, along with clerk Susanne Vokt and water operator Jake Gluntz. Citizens present were Ellen Dahl, Joetta Alexander, Tina Harper, Rex and Janet Rhoten, Larry Ludwig, Dave and Janet Weigelt and Cathy Barber. 2. Approval of Agenda. Motion to approve agenda made by Joanne Barber seconded by Gene Barber, carried. 5-0. 3. Approval of Minutes. Motion to approve March minutes made by Mark Hoffman, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 5-0. 4. Approval of Bills. Motion to approve amended bills list with addition of $150 to Gene and Cathy Barber for Easter egg hunt, made by Michelle Rhoten, seconded by
Mark Hoffman, carried. 5-0. 5. Water Operator Report. Water operator Jake Glunz reported no problems. Still working to complete application for NPDES permit and tests will be completed end of April. Hydrants plan to be flushed April 26 and 27. 6. City Clerk Report. Financial information given. Loess Hills byway signage to be started in June. Census resolution information reported. 7. Mayor’s Report. Stop sign at corner of Main and Elm has been unbolted and laid on the ground along with bolts – replaced. Sheriff’s report read. No problems. 8. Department Reports. A. Landfill/Park. Discussion of various picnic table styles and materials for park. It was decided to order one metal, perforated, 8 foot picnic table this fiscal year per parks budget allotment. Others may be ordered next fiscal year. Mowing started this month. Air conditioner plan to be installed in city hall by end of May, first of June. Plan to obtain port-apot for park by this weekend for Easter egg hunt. B. Fire Department. 2 brush fires. Narrow banding – replace one, possibly two radios. Rib and chicken feed was a sell out with 214 people – did very well. C. Streets. Alleys to be done soon – company is stockpiling gravel. Culvert on Evergreen, north side of Main, has portion busted out. 9. Citizen’s ability to address the council. Cardboard recycle bin is gone. Council member Rhoten explained that we have the bin 3 months out of 4, then it is rotated to another town, and returned the following month. Mr. Wiegelt noted that he may be able to obtain a culvert to replace the broken one on Evergreen. Citizen noted he didn’t believe he and his wife were counted in the census. Some discussion of consequences for those who don’t clean up their overhanging branches, etc. Discussion of encouraging businesses and concern about appropriate businesses. 10. Adjourn. Gene Barber moved the meeting be adjourned at 7:50 p.m., seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 5-0. MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL BILLS APRIL 20, 2011 OPERATING ACCOUNT MidAmerican, elec., fire dept. 31011................................99.77 MidAmerican, elec. park 31012................................10.00 MidAmerican, elec. shed 31051................................10.75 MidAmerican, elec. street Lights 31035 ...................365.68 Long Lines, city hall phone/ Internet/fax.......................104.91 IPERS, emp./employee .........68.70 Logan Herald Observer, Publications .......................79.10 Windstream, fire hall ph. .......52.48 Susanne Vokt, clerk wages.539.10 (gross $600) Gene and Cathy Barber, Easter egg hunt ...............150.00 Harr. Co. Develop., 4th quarter FYI 2011 ..........................112.50 TOTAL ..............................1,592.99 WATER ACCOUNT MidAmerican, water pumping 31016...............................174.69 Harr. Co. Landfill, assmt. .....398.00 People Service, water Operator.........................1,750.00 Dakota Supply Group, 6 Badger meters .................616.38 United Western Coop, Propane ............................156.00 TOTAL ..............................3,095.07 REVENUE Interest ....................................2.85 LOST...................................811.37 County Treasurer............13,158.81 Road Use Tax ..................1,431.02 Reissue of check from 3/2009 re: fine....................59.63 Total Operating Account Balance As of 3/15 ...................74,443.28 Water Revenue Dep.........3,558.94 Total Water Revenue Account As of 3/15 .....................1,293.11 Water Reserve Deposits .............0 TOTAL WATER RESERVE ACCT. AS OF 3/15...........505.00 17-1
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028497 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) RONALD KNUASS AKA RONALD E. KNAUSS AKA RONALD EUGENE KNAUSS; GENERAL SERVICE BUREAU, INC.; VICKI L. KNAUSS AKA VICTORIA LYNN KNAUSS; AKA VICTORIA LYNN CROTTS, 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: LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK 62, SHANK’S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF LOGAN, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESSS: 517 NORTH 2ND AVENUE, LOGAN, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, May 20, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $122,647.21; Costs, $314.62; Accruing Costs, $7,521.09 plus sheriff; Interest, 8.5% from 10-28-09 plus $12,933.67; Date, March 21, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Theodore R. Boecker. 17-2
Classifieds WANTED WANTED: Paying for unwanted, old motorcycles - running or not. Prefer titled, but not a deal breaker without. Please call Jeff, 712-310-6503.
HELP WANTED HELP WANTED: Apprentice Mechanic Operator. Basin Electric Power Cooperative, a consumer-owned regional cooperative, is seeking an Apprentice Mechanic Operator in Stegall,
N e b r a s k a . Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Tr a n s m i s s i o n System Maintenance (TSM) vehicles, mobile equipment, specialized equipment and electrical and gas welding e q u i p m e n t . Requirements: Ability to read, write and follow instructions at a level acquired through completion of a high school diploma or GED. Working knowledge of the operation and mainte-
nance of gas and diesel power equipment, tools and test equipment. Capable of performing welding duties. Capable of performing matintenance on hydraulic systems at a level acquired through completion of a diesel or automotive mechanic trade school program and three years of mechanical work experience relating to automotive or diesel equipment,
LARGE AUCTION 11 a.m. Sun., May 1st 11 a.m. Pat & Esther Dague, Owner 2580 Overton Ave., Logan, IA Featuring Furniture, Antiques, Collectables, Guns & Tools For complete listings go to www.dunlaplivestock.com SCHABEN AUCTION SERVICE Jim, Jay, Jim Jr., Jon Schaben & Jim Reisz
712-263-0755 or 712-592-1680
WANTED MEMORY PHOTOS Please submit memory photos for our Memory Board to Rhonda McHugh, 495 1st St., Magnolia, IA 51550. Place name and year, if possible, with photo. All photos will be property of Old Settler’s unless requested otherwise.
See you at our 125th Celebration on August 19th & 20th.
OROZCO ROOFING & SIDING Tear Off - Free Estimates Local Resident 317 S. 3rd Ave., Logan
GARDEN TILLING With a rototiller! Leaves the garden ready to plant! Duane Mann 647-2950 or 592-1493
421 E. Erie, Missouri Valley, IA For information on all area listings go to: www.npdodge.com
REDUCED! MOTIVATED!! 416 N. Tower Rd.,
318 E. 7th St. Commercial
3 Acres ml, 3 bdrms, 1.75 bath, 36x44’ shop/gar
buildings 5,907 sq. ft. Hwy frontage! Great investment!
2970 Par 5 Trail
1019 Skyline Dr.
3 bdrms, 2.5 baths, 3,302 sq. ft. Golf Course
3 bed, 2.25 bath, 2 car, 3,667 sf
131 W. 4th St.
113 N. 3rd Ave.
1 bdrm, 1 bath, 942 sq. ft., 1 car gar. Reduced $10,000
Commercial Building or Residence
2525 Hwy 127
2011 Perry Trail
3 bdm, 2 bth, 1,600 fin sq. ft., 1 Acre, 4 car garage REDUCED!
4 bed, 2 bth, 2274 sq. ft., 12 Acres
Chuck & Ravae Smallwood
which includes the operation of cranes and other specialized TSM equipment OR four years of related mechanical experience, which includes the operation of cranes and specialized TSM equipment. Valid driver’s license and ability to secure a valid Class A.Commercial driver’s license in the state employed within the first 90 days of employment. Commercial driver’s license to include endorsements for tractor/trailer combinations cargo tanker and hazardous material, or capability of obtaining such license. Meet any or all Department of Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n (DOT) requirements. Application deadline: April 29, 2011. Basin Electric Applications for employment must be completed and submitted on-line. Go to www.basinelectric.com, then click on “Jobs”. Excellent wage and benefit package. Benefits summary available on website. Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Human Resources Office, 347 Grayrocks Road, P. O. Box 547,
Wheatland, 82201. MCAN
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WANTED WANTED: Home for 11-year old purebred dachshund. Needs home with no small children. Call 402210-6810.
GARAGE SALE GARAGE SALE: Baby bed, changing table, booster seat, nice little girl clothes and Jr. girl - nice small adult boy clothes, soccer and football shoes, books, golf clubs some adult clothes misc. decorative things, 413 Wessar Drive, McDonald, April 30-7:30 until Noon.
NOTICE NOTICE: Camping and Fishing at Westminster Woods Lexington, NE. Camp for the summer from May 1st thru September 15th, water hookups, no electric or sewer. $1,000. To reserve your spot call 308530-0100 MCAN
FOR RENT FOR RENT: 3 bedroom house, Woodbine, gas heat/central A-C, no pets. 712-647-3044.
Harrison County Home & Public Health is looking for a FT home health RN. Must have current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Iowa and at least 1 year of acute care experience required, home care experience preferred. Good Benefits. Application deadline is May 6, 2011. Please send cover letter and resume to Harrison County Home & Public Health, 116 North 2nd Avenue, Logan, IA 51546 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call 712-644-2220.
NOTICE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY at Emma’s Flowers. Refreshmemts amd free flowers for first 50 guests Saturday. April 30, 9:30 - 5:30. Sunday May 1st noon - 5:30. Thank you for your patronage. One half mile west of I-29 on Hwy. 30. 712-642-4443. JUST IN: log furniture and accessories. Stain glass, baby bibs and new purses. See at Missouri Valley Gifts, HWY 30 west Missouri Valley next to Antique Mall 812642-4443 NOTICE: Would the person who used/borrowed the refrigerator cart that belongs to Mike Alvis, please return it. We are in need of it. Thank You. CARD OF THANKS CARD OF THANKS: The family of Kiyoko Moore would like to thank Longview Nursing Home, friends and family for their thoughtfulness and kindess at the time of her death.
CARD OF THANKS: The Family of Wayne Jones would like to thank Randy and Pat from Logan Memorial Chapel for their wonderful services and support. To Harrison County Home Health and Odyssey Care Beyond for your care and for making Wayne’s last days comfortable and peaceful. To Father Mike Berner for your ministries and funeral services, you did a wonderful job. To Carol Rodewald for the delicious luncheon. To Dr. Cunard for caring for Wayne all these years. Finally, to all of our family and friends for the food, flowers, memorials and kind words. Regina Jones, Ron Jones & Sally Smith, Kenneth and Carla Jones, Larry and Jean Ann Jones and families. CARD OF THANKS: I want to thank everyone for everything they did for me when I moved to Westmont, the Westmont staff and my family for helping with the move. So many have done so much for me I really appreciate it. Arleta Barkhoff.
Generations Hospice Care Position: Hospice Chaplain Part Time and On Call Available Requirements: Experience in the field of divinity. Experience in the health care field preferred but not required. Rose Vista, Longview Home and Sherer Management are starting up a Hospice Company based in Missouri Valley, IA. We are excited to offer this level of care to our community and are looking for those who would be interested in serving the spiritual needs of our clients. Please contact Kelly Sherer or Glenna Plath at 712-642-4222 if interested.
402-639-6106 • www.chucksmallwood.com
West Harrison is currently taking applications for a secretarial support position for the 2011-12 school year. Position is for six hours per day, $10 per hour during the school year. Please send resume and references to Joel Foster, 410 Pine St., Mondamin, IA 51557, or call 712-6462016 or 712-646-2231 with questions. EOE/AA
HELP WANTED Harrison County Home and Public Health – Logan, Iowa is currently seeking an Administrator. This individual will be responsible for the total operation of the agency’s programs according to approved policies, procedures and standards. Maintains the image of the agency in the communities that Harrison County Home and Public Health serves and in state and national organizations. Will keep the agency abreast of local, state and national trends. Ensures agency compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Collaboration with community partners is a priority. The administrator is responsible to the Harrison County Board of Health. This is a full-time position with occasional long hours. Minimal travel related to marketing, public relations and infrequently client/family home visits. Other travel to statewide meetings/conferences. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, health administration or other applicable field; a minimum of five years of experience in public health; and completion of a program in public health management, leadership, or sciences from an accredited school of public health or recognized public health organization or completion of an advanced degree in public health or other applicable field within five years of employment date. OR Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in public health, health administration, or other applicable field and a minimum of two years of experience in public health. HCHPH offers excellent benefits, including Iowa Public Employees Retirement. Please send resume to Kristi Rife, c/o Harrison County Home and Public Health, 116 N. 2nd Avenue, Logan, Iowa 51546. If you have questions, call 712-644-2220. Resume must be received by 4:30 pm, April 29, 2011.
Now Accepting Applications For: 1
PUBLIC AUCTION ***Saturday*** April 30th 1:00 p.m.
ESTATE AUCTION Sunday, May 1st 1:00 p.m.
16762 Sheila Lane Honey, Creek, IA
Corner of Windom and Huron Street Missouri Valley, Iowa 1 block east of the swimming pool on Huron St.
From Missouri Valley go 8.7 miles south on Old Highway 183 - Loess Hills Trail to Sheila Lane. Turn east and go to end of street. Watch for signs. Hotpoint Washer, Gibson chest freezer, Kitchen table and 4 chairs, Dining room table w/6 chairs & leaves, Drop leaf Formica top table & 4 chairs, Recliner/rocker; computer desk, couch and loveseat (several sets), RCA TV/TV stand, Bed (full) dresser & chest of drawers, HP computer with tower/monitor/keyboard & printer, Small kitchen applicances. ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Shirley Temple Cups (2), Wall clock w/calendar, Sessions mantel clock, Mantel clock shelf (ornate), Seth Thomas Mantel clock, Waterfall bed & vanity, Cedar Chest/wood high chair, Childs small electric keyboard, Kenmore sewing machine in cabinet, Maytag Dryer - (6 months old) Propane, Emerson microwave, China cabinet (curved glass), China hutch, roll top desk, Wood rocking chair, Glider/ottoman, End tables, lamps, Pro form treadmill. baby bed/metal high chair. TOOLS AND MISC. Lincoln Electric Welder 225 amp, Bench grinder/floor jacks, bug light/fishing poles, folding chairs, lawn chairs, humidifier, heater, small battery charger, 6 foot aluminum step ladder, apple picker/picnic basket. LOTS OF MISC. ITEMS NOT LISTED. TRX 125 Honda Fourtax 4 wheeler, Huskee Riding Lawnmower (motor 2 years old), GUNS - must have permit to purchase or carry to buy guns. JC Higgins Bolt action 12 gauge Model 583.17, Raven Arms 25 caliber auto Model MP-25, VEHICLE FOR SALE. 2004 Mercury Mountaineer, All wheel drive, 39,546 miles day of listing 3rd seat in back, Excellent condition (has one small ding on passenger side). AUCTIONEERS NOTE: THIS IS A NICE CLEAN SALE
OWNERS: ESTATE OF EARL (BUD) AND LOIS MORRISON Missouri Valley, Iowa Rex Gochenour 642-3370 Craig 256-4897 Terms: Cash or good check day of sale. Proper I.D. required to register.All items sell where is/as is. All items must be paid for before being removed. No guaranties implied by auctioneers or owners. Any announcements made day take precedence over printed matter. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR THEFTS. Go to www.gochenourauctioneering.com
HOUSEHOLD Reclining couch/matching chair Entertainment Center Coffee table T.V.’s/Computer desk Full bed/night stands Day Bed Amana Refrigerator Whirlpool washer & dryer Drop leaf breakfast table & 2 stools Computer Desk 2 original oil paintings
Misc. kitchen small appliance TOOLS AND MISC. Hand tools/garden tools Fishing rods and reels Yard fogger Snowblower -Craftsman 21 inch Push Mower 21 inch Storage shed Homelite Edger & trimmer 16 gallon air compressor Plus many more items;
Go to www.gochenourauctioneering.com for a full listing OWNER: DOUG RUSSELL ESTATE Consigned by secured parties: 2 Electric furnace, Dewalt radial arm miter saw, Circular saw/fastening tool, leather Harley Jacket/camcorder, 35 mm camera with lens, torpedo heater-dual gas Missouri Valley, Iowa Rex Gochenour 642-3370 Craig 256-4897 Terms: Cash or good check day of sale. Proper I.D. required to register.All items sell where is/as is. All items must be paid for before being removed. No guaranties implied by auctioneers or owners. Any announcements made day take precedence over printed matter. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR THEFTS. Go to www.gochenourauctioneering.com
bedroom apartment at Boyer View Apts., Logan, IA. Quiet complex, stove & refrigerator furnished. Rent based on income. 62 years or older or persons with disabilities of any age. Call 1-712-647-2113 or 1-800-762-7209. Boyer View is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
LOGAN-MAGNOLIA KID CARE PROGRAM Position available 10-15 hours per week during school year. More hours available during the summer. Applications available at the Logan Magnolia High School office. Questions call 712-644-2250 DEPUTY SHERIFF POSITION The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office will be taking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applications are available at the Sheriff’s Office. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on May 13, 2011. Iowa Law Enforcement certification preferred but not required. For more information on the requirements or a copy of the application, go to www.harrisoncountyia.org. Applications can be printed off the Sheriff’s Office web page. Harrison County Sheriff’s Office 111 South 1st Avenue Logan, Iowa 51546 712-644-2244
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