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Herald-Observer www.heraldobserver.com AUGUST 24, 2011
VOLUME 127, ISSUE 34
SHORT TAKES BOWLING TEAMS FORMING
KICK OFF TO A Lo-Ma NEW SCHOOL YEAR approves
purchase of land
Teams are now forming for the Missouri Valley bowling leagues. There are still openings for men’s, women’s and mixed leagues for teams or individuals. Men’s and women’s leagues are set to begin Aug. 25 and 26. Mixed leagues will begin shortly after Labor Day. For more information or to sign up, call the Tamarack at 712-6425990 or Randy Fetter at 644-3109.
Mary Darling Editor The Lo-Ma School Board approved the purchase of the present bus-parking site from Perfection Learning Corporation at the Aug. 17 meeting. The contract amount approved for the 1.14 acres was $25,000. According to Superintendent Jim Hammrich, Physical Plant and Equipment Levy funds will be used for the purchase. The district plans to construct a storage facility on the site with hiring an architect the next step. The board approved the resignation from Toni Lacey as junior high volleyball coach. Contracts were approved for Faith Riessen as junior high volleyball coach; for the school based interventionist through the Area Education Agency and the assessment solutions contract with AEA 13; John Peschel as the third assistant coach for the football team; and Derek Soderland as assistant cross country
POOL HOURS The Jim Wood Aquatic Center will be closed Aug. 22-26 and open the 27th, which will be the final day of the season.
93RD LITTLE SIOUX HOMECOMING The 93rd Little Sioux Homecoming will be held Aug. 27. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Following the parade there will be a classic car show, kids’ games, food, bingo, music and other entertainment.
DEMONSTRATION SEPT. 1 AT FARMER’S MKT. “Grilling with Vegetables” will be the topic at the Sept. 1 Farmer’s Market at the Harrison County Welcome Center. Joel Dirks will give helpful hints using a variety of garden vegetables and herbs. He will also demonstrate how to make marinades. Demonstrations will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m., Aug. 25 at Rose Vista Home. Following a short meeting, Auxiliary members will sponsor a bingo party for residents. Auxiliary members are asked to bring cookies and bingo prizes. For more inforamtion call 712647-3220.
Logan-Magnolia classes began Aug. 18 for the 2011-12 school year. Pictured above, elementary students join in the Pledge of Allegiance at opening ceremonies, while V.F.W. members, Jim Kill and Jerry Sorick, raised the American flag. The annual event also included Lo-Ma vocalists singing the National Anthem and a three-gun salute by the V.F.W. color guard. At right, kindergarten student Brooklyn Hanlon with mom Christy, talks to new teacher Kim Mattingly in the hall before going into class. Photos: Mary Darling
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Logan Meet the new Lo-Ma faculty Chamber 5K Sept. 17 The sixth annual Logan Chamber of Commerce 5K run/walk is set for Sept. 17 after being postponed during the Fourth of July festivities. The event will begin at 5 p.m., in front on the Harrison County Courthouse and follow the same route as in 2010. T-shirts will be included for all participants with those pre-registered guaranteed a shirt the day of the race. Awards will be presented to the first, second and third place finishers in four age divisions: •14 and under •15 to 25 •26 to 45 •46 and over You can pre-register for the event for $20 at www.loganiowa.com or c o n t a c t email@example.com or call 800-729-5082 for more information. Late registrations will be $25.
BRIELLE KOCH Elementary Special Education By Mary Darling Her mother’s teaching career was the inspiration for Brielle Koch, new elementary special education instructor, to go into the same field. “My mom is a second grade teacher in Laurel, Neb.,” Koch said. “I remember students she had from her very first years, coming up to her at the store when they came home from college and
telling her they remembered a project or a song SEE KOCH Page 2
ELIZABETH WOOD Spanish By Mary Darling New Spanish instructor, Elizabeth Wood, took the farthest route to her job at Logan-Magnolia coming all the way from Michigan. Originally from Muskegon, Wood attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in Spanish and minored in both English and communications (speech). Wood said she chose a teaching career because she
loves everything school.
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Johnsen continuing to grow photography business Mary Darling Editor Sophia Johnsen has owned her photography business in Logan for four years and specializes in high school seniors, newborns, children and families. Located out of her home studio, Johnsen also photographs primarily on location. She was recently named a silver medalist at the Logan Chamber members presented Sophia Johnsen with the ceremonial first dollar for her buisness, Sophia Johnsen photography. Pictured from the left are chamber members SEE JOHNSEN Gary Guge, Chris Hartwig (co-president), Ray Darling (co-president), Johnsen and Paul Page 2 Wilderdyke. Photo: Mary Darling NEW LISTING
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From the Front
KOCH: New special education instructor FROM PAGE 1 from her class.” Koch, a native of Laurel, Neb., graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a Bachelors Degree in kindergarten through sixth grade regular education and special education. Koch said she chose her major for its importance.
“I feel it is the most effective and enjoyable way to change the world.” Koch said she has met most of the teachers at Logan-Magnolia and is still working on putting the names to the faces. Her goals for her classroom this year are to build relationships with the students and the teachers at Logan-Magnolia.
SETTLING IN FOR A NEW YEAR
She expects her challenge will be learning the Iowa teaching standards and the Iowa curriculum. Her most enjoyable part of teaching is the lessons. “I enjoy designing individualized lessons to match the learning styles of my students and embracing and understanding the differences of each child,” Koch said.
WOOD: New Spanish teacher FROM PAGE 1 “I like the fresh beginning of the school year, socializing at sporting events and I personally like learning new things,” she said. Wood chose Spanish as her major because it never ceased to fascinate her in the last 10 years. “I love the way it sounds rolling off a tongue and in a song,” Wood said. “I have been humbled by the people who speak it both in Spain and Mexico…and did I mention how fun it is?” According to Wood, learning to speak Spanish is important for students for many reasons. “Lo-Ma considers it an extra-curricular, but the fact is that the real world is requiring it,” she said. Students’ benefit from learning Spanish for several reasons, Wood said, including: •Traveling – Spanish is the primary language in 21 countries. “You could probably get by with only English, but you find an
authentic traveling experience when you’re willing to meet the locals on their level.” •Jobs – Bilingual professionals are in high demand as there are more Spanish speaking residents than before. “Some jobs are even willing to pay more for this skill,” Wood said. “Most colleges now require a minimal exposure to it in order to be accepted or before you can graduate.” •Mentally – Spanish will help young people hone better English skills. “Some studies claim bilingual students score better on some testing,” Wood said. •Local – “There are many Hispanic people in the greater area,” Wood said. “Why not try and talk to them in their language.” •It is fun – “It’s exciting to realize you can understand the foreign song on the radio that your parents cannot, it’s exhilarating conversing with the taxi driver about local tourist hot spots as he drives you to a hotel. It makes you feel good to help out a
Spanish speaker who does not speak English.” Prior to her job at LoMa, Wood taught an English course at Western Michigan University for students who were considered “at-risk” for dropping out within the first year. She also taught American Literature and multiple Spanish levels at Whitehall High School. Her goal this year, Wood said, is to get students excited about the language. “I also want to find some unique, local resources to get our students to experience the language or culture in person and want students to place higher in college Spanish courses.” According to Wood, her biggest challenge, will be staying rested this year. “I have a lot I want to do with my students and it appears like I don’t have enough time. I’d rather get three hours of sleep and have a knock-out day prepared than get eight hours of sleep and have a mediocre one.”
Lo-Ma Leadership students, Gage Killpack and Jameson Muxfeldt in center, pass out junior and senior high schedules to Lo-Ma students as they arrive for classes the first day. At right, Kayla Wingert helps daughter, Kaitlyn, settle into Kathy Mikels kindergarten classroom during open house night Aug. 17. Photos: Mary Darling
FIRST DAY CEREMONY
SCHOOL: Lo-Ma Board meets FROM PAGE 1 coach. Para-educator contracts approved included, Kendra Walker and Karie Waters, 7.5 hours per day; Angie Clark, 7 hours; Helen Knauss, 7.75 hours; Brenda Bolte, 7.5 hours and Corlis Carlson, 7.5 hours. A contract for Peggy Teichert as a bus driver was also approved. Junior-senior high principal Christi Gochenour and elementary principal Jim Makey presented an informational video to the board regarding the proposed 1:1 lap top program. They plan to present the video to various community groups prior to the Sept. 13
election. “We are behind a lot of schools,” Gochenour said. “We want to make sure we stay ahead of the game.” Gochenour also asked the board to consider a policy change that students taking on-line and quad academy classes must receive a grade of at least a “B” in order for the district to continue paying for their classes. She also requested the board consider an attendance policy of a minimum of 158 days before the district can deny credits. Mark Warner, who holds the insurance for the district, updated the board on the program and changes for the coming year. Student council sponsor,
Collette Dubas, told the board they planned to get the community more involved in homecoming Logan V.F.W. members, Jim Kill, left, and Jerry Sorick, prepare and raise the flag during the activities this year. They first day of school ceremony at Logan-Magnolia Aug. 18. Photo: Mary Darling plan to have the bonfire/pep rally again as well as the powder puff football game and a volleyball game for the boys. “We are still working out Johnsen won numerous seven years ago, that she all the details,” Dubas told FROM PAGE 1 the board. Professional Photographers awards for her images at a decided to go to school for An open enrollment of America International regional competition, includ- photography and start her request for Shane P. Thin Competition after four of her ing photographer of the year, business. She has enjoyed Elk for a seventh grade stu- images received high scores best print of show, Kodak working with many great dent from Boyer Valley to during regional and interna- Gallery Award for photo- people from Harrison Logan-Magnolia was tional judging. One of her graphic excellence and sever- County and the surrounding approved by the board. images was also accepted to al others. She began her area and looks forward to The board waived the appear in the PPA Loan career in photography while continuing to grow her busithird reading and approved Collection, one of the high- in high school when she ness in the community. To worked for a photographer, see her work you can go to the board policy dealing est honors for a professional but it wasn’t until she moved www.sophiajohnsenphotogwith Internet/computer photographer. Prior to the international competition, to Logan with her family raphy.com or call 644-3503. use.
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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.
There are still rules to follow If you really want to know the truth, or even if you don’t, count on someone under the age of 5 to tell it like it is. They have nothing to base their true feelings on other than what’s real, even though they surround themselves with the imaginary. While helping my boyfriend entertain his grandkids recently, I learned more than just the words to the Wiggles theme song – I realized I had forgotten how to play in the world of make-believe. With the 4-year-old leading me, I tried to keep up with the dialogue while playing house. Most of the time she’d tell me exactly what to say, but by the time I got it out, it wouldn’t be right and we’d have to start over. I couldn’t remember if I was the sister or the mom, and when I tried to go off on my own tangent, she’d quickly remind me I wasn’t playing the role right. Eventually she just assigned me to holding a baby who was sleeping and asked me politely to keep the blanket wrapped exactly as she had it, because that’s what the baby liked. Just when I thought I had it under control, the 4-year-old stopped in her tracks and asked, “Aren’t you going to rock the baby?” Silly me, I forgot again, that I was sitting in a makebelieve rocking chair and not on the floor with leg cramps in both shins. Rocking back and forth did wonders on the tailbone, and just when I was about to throw in the towel – or baby blanket – the 2-year-old a.k.a. boy wonder with tornado-like powers, came crashing through the room. Immediately setting his sights on the neatly folded baby clothes she had been working on for an hour, he took them out before she had time to put her baby down. It’s difficult to keep a straight face when this was evidently a very serious crime between brother and sister. While she began to frantically work on the heap of clothes, he grabbed her baby by the hair and swung it around like a rag doll on steroids. The usually passive 4-year-old had enough and lunged at her brother, tearfully wanting revenge but not getting very far with a boy who thinks being pushed is a good time. As I sat and watched the fighting match, I wondered if I should break it up or just stick to my original orders of rocking the baby who was crying. As quickly as it began, it ended. She consoled her baby, who was upset by the whole ordeal and he started ripping up the play money that was on the table. She glanced over at the money that was being shredded, shrugged her shoulders and said, “I wasn’t going to the store today anyway.” Simple enough for the real world of make believe. They may not realize it yet, but all is fair in love and war, because siblings are best friends forever.
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Europeans on the Move Conventional wisdom tells us Eastern people developed civilizations in isolation and later spread their enlightenment to Europe. This implies fairly static populations, but we are a nomadic species, and we have been throughout our history. A skull found in the Kennewick River in 1996 appears to have belonged to a middle aged European man who died about 9,000 years ago. Scientific conclusions were hotly debated. The credibility of the theory of European migration strengthened with the discovery of over a 100 naturally mummified European bodies in western China. They lived 2,400 to 4,000 years ago and the arid climate preserved them well. They were a Nordic blonde and red-haired people of advanced culture. They wore robes, trousers, boots, stockings, coats and hats. One grave contained a 55-year old man with yel-
lowish brown graying hair. Another held a six-foot tall woman with yellowishbrown braided hair. The bodies were buried with fur coats, leather mittens and an ornamental mirror. Some graves contained bags of herbs and small knives that were probably used for medicinal purposes. They resembled what the so-called iceman carried with him when he died and froze in the Alps 5,000 years ago. Another grave held the corpse of a baby who was probably only three months old. The baby’s grieving parents had left a drinking cup, made from a cow horn, and a baby bottle made from a sheep’s teat, cut and sewn so it could hold milk. Another body had traces of surgical operation on its neck. The incision was sewn with horsehair stitches. The man, who died 3,000 years ago, wore a jaunty cap with a feather. It resembled alpine hats still worn in Western
Perley’s Bits & Pieces By Jim Perley Logan Herald-Observer Columnist email@example.com
Europe. One hypothesis holds that migration of these people began with the invention of wheels and wagons. Anthropologists have discovered traces of wagon wheels in 5,000-year-old graves in southern Russia and neighboring regions. A microscopic study of horse teeth shows that horses in the Ukraine were harnessed 6,000 years ago. Ceremonial horse graves in the Ukraine and western China also contained the remains of similar wheels. The graves hold wooden bits and leather reins, a
horsewhip, and a padded leather saddle. This supports the theory that Europeans belonged to a mobile, horse-riding society that spread from Eastern Europe. As Victor Mair wrote, “The new finds are also forcing a re-examination of old Chinese books that describe historical or legendary figures of great height, with deep set blue or green eyes, long noses, full beards and red or blond hair. Scholars have traditionally scoffed at these accounts, but it now seems they may be accurate.”
News from the Extension Service
Divide and Conquer Mid-August means several things to western Iowans: school starts, football and volleyball seasons, maturing crops, mosquitoes, heat and lightning. Last week I wrote about how this is the time to seed lawns and now this week we turn to perennial ornamentals in the home yard. Rare are the people who don’t like iris, peony and daylilies. These hallmarks of spring and summer were among the earliest landscape plants used in the Midwest, and remain important add-on landscape materials. Through the years the clumps of plants enlarge. There are four reasons I can think of for digging up and renovating these plants; cleaning up weed and insect issues, reinvigorating overgrowth, moving the plants from one area to another and dividing to share with friends. When you divide these perennials, you only replant healthy, viable tissue, effectively cleaning up weak and diseased material. Peonies are easy to grow, are very showy and are longlived. As long as they are in a place where they receive adequate sun and moisture, peonies can plug along happily for years. But dividing clumps allows you to increase
your plantings, and also share with friends. The idea time to divide peonies is in early to mid September. Start by cutting the stems off just above the ground and then dig around the under the plant, keeping as much root system as feasible. Remove the loose soil and using a sharp knife, split the clump into sections that each have at least three to five buds (eyes) and a fair share of the root system. Replant each division in a hole so that the buds are about one to two inches below the soil surface. Refill the hole with soil and water well. Each division should be planted three to four feet apart. Daylilies, if anything, personify colorful and easy. There are now many newly improved varieties to choose from but residual clumps of the old standard orange daylilies can be seen from place to place in road ditches around the countryside, marking sites of old farmsteads that have been gone for decades. I view that as a tribute to their ease of care. Daylilies are one of the easiest plants to transplant, and either spring or late summer are acceptable times to move and divide plants. Dig the clumps and split the mass
Rich Pope Harrison County Extension Program Coordinator
into sections, being sure that there are crowns and roots attached. Replant them the same depth and water well. Bearded iris is a bit different in that it needs periodic renovation to maintain vigor of the planting. Signs of reduced vigor are weaker flowering and an overwhelming, condensed mass of overgrown rhizomes. Iris can be renovated from mid July through late August, so we still have a couple of weeks for that in 2011. The rhizomes are thickened stems up to one inch in diameter that grow parallel to and just at or a little below the soil surface. To renovate, dig a chunk at a time and wash the rhizomes and root mass. Armed with a sharp knife, examine the thick rhizomes and prepare sections that include one or two fans of leaves that are
attached to a chunk of rhizomes that is firm and at least three inches long with some sound roots attached. Iris borers can feed in rhizomes and rhizomes can rot, so discard any sections that have rotten, hollow or soft spots. You can plant two or three fans in the same hole, but make sure the top of the rhizome is at the soil surface not more than one inch underground. With all these plants, cuts should be made with a sharp knife or spade, and it is wise to sanitize the tool between cuts by dipping it in either rubbing alcohol or a pail with a 10 percent solution of household bleach (wearing work clothes of course!). For additional information contact Pope at the Harrison County Extension Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6442105.
Letter to the Editor Clearing up resolution intent DEAR EDITOR, I want to clear up some issues from your article regarding the Logan City Council’s meeting. The second to last paragraph refers incorrectly to what the H.C.L.C. is considering in updating the recycle bins agreement between the landfill and the H.C.L.C. members. Readers need to know that the state of Iowa passed
law(s) that require every city in the state to have a recycling program. The recycling bins in Logan are the City of Logan’s program, operated in conjunction with the H.C.L.C. members. The article states, “$50 fee if the bins are full and they have to come early to dump them.” This is not true and is not in the resolution being considered. The landfill has gotten calls to service a city’s recycle box because it is full. When the truck gets there, the box is only half or threefourths full. With the price of
diesel fuel and labor costs, running around the county to service this box is not in the best interest of the H.C.L.C. members. The representatives are considering a $50 fee for servicing unfilled boxes. The article states, “requesting cities in the county to police the recycling bins daily to make sure that there is not trash in the bins. The city will be charged a $50 fee if trash is found.” The H.C.L.C. cities know that trash found in the their recycle boxes are subject to a
penalty fee from the recycle center. The resolution updates the recycle program that has always been in effect. I don’t believe the City of Logan wants to pay for contaminated trash from another city’s box and the other cities don’t want to pay for contaminated trash in Logan’s box. Everyone needs to understand that the recycle truck’s expenses are part of the tipping fee collected at the scale. Dan Barry H.C.L.C. Solid Waste Manager
Logan Herald-Observer August 24, 2011
ServSafe classes Info meeting Lo-Ma students attend for flooded Corner Leadership Academy set for September farmland Harrison County FSA will be holding an informational emergency conservation program meeting Sept. 7 at the Harrison County ISU Extension office in Logan. Two meetings, one at 9 a.m. and another at 7 p.m. will be held. The meeting will entail steps to take to apply for cost share assistance for rehabilitating flooded farm acres. This may include debris removal, sand removal, shaping and filling gullies, restoring fences and conservation structures. Harrison County FSA has been approved to implement the ECP program for farmers with flood damage. “Area farmers who experience extreme damage to their land from the flooding should report the damage to our FSA Office as soon as they are apparent or once the waters recede,” said Pat Warmbier, County Executive Director for the Harrison County FSA Office. “Although funds have not been received from the national office yet, we are hopeful money will be allocated to our county sometime in the near future.”
Completes course in kayaking
Connie Betts, Naturalist for Harrison County Conservation Board, recently completed a kayaking school with the Iowa DNR and American Canoe Association. The two-day class covered kayaking essentials and river kayaking. There was also instruction on safety and rescue. HCCB offers several kayaking programs throughout the year at the Willow Lake Recreation Area for children and adults.
Women grain clubs meetings in August Women Marketing Grain clubs will hold programs in three Iowa locations Aug. 29 and 30 The closest Iowa location and contacts is: Clarinda: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 30. Contact Tim Eggers, email@example.com or 712-542-5171.
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The Corner Leadership Academy for Students was held at the Iowa School for the Deaf July 11-15 with 14 school districts participating. LoMa students participating in the academy included, Beth Weiner, Bryn Davies, Abby Straight, Andrew Walski, Jameson Muxfeldt and Gage Killpack. Students learned about the different styles of leadership, brainstorming, problem solving and also became acquainted with base group leaders and roommates/students representing other school districts at the camp. Skits and games were prepared for parent’s night. The community service project this year included filling hundreds of sandbags at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. Duties Lo-Ma leadership students have chosen to participate in throughout the school year include the kindergarten through 12th grade recycling program, assisting in building tours, sponsoring two junior high dances and a food drive along with the
ServSafe, the national certification program for food service employees, will be in Shenandoah Sept. 29 and 30. Participants must attend both sessions. The cost of the course is $135 which includes 10 hours class time, a manual and the national certification exam. It will be held at Turnbull Wellness Center in Shenandoah. Anyone interested in preparing and serving safe food is welcome to attend. The course is required by some
Graduates from training
Lo-Ma eighth grade students participating in the academy included, in front from the left, Andrew Walski, Jameson Muxfeldt, Gage Killpack; in back, Beth Weiner, Bryn Davies and Abby Straight. Submitted photo student council, lending a helping hand to library staff during book fair, promoting a positive attitude and awareness through announcements and posters hung throughout the building.
This year’s students will also assist in cleaning the teacher’s lounge each week. The students will make a presentation before the school board in September.
Financial coaching course Sept. 15 The financial course offered by Iowa State University is designed for volunteers, clergy, adult educators and others working in non-profit and social service agencies that assist clients or members with financial management issues and concerns. “With the recent flood, related disaster issues and downturn in the economy, more families are requesting help with managing personal finances,” said Mary Beth Kaufman, ISU Extension Family Finance Program Specialist. The five-week course combines two face-to-face sessions with three weeks of online learning. Participants can choose to
participate in face-to-face sessions either from 1:30 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 9 p.m. The kick-off session will be held Sept. 15 with a wrap-up session Oct. 20. In western Iowa the sessions will be in Council Bluffs at the West Pottawattamie Extension Office located on the Iowa School for the Deaf campus. The on-line sessions will be held the week of Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and 10 and can be completed at participant’s convenience. Each week a new topic will be introduced including communicating about money, tracking spending and understanding credit. Registration deadline is Sept. 9 and pre-regis-
tration is required. The course fee is $60 and includes a book, tool kit and other resources. For registration information contact the Harrison County Extension Office at 644-2105 or any County Extension Office in western Iowa or Kaufman at 712-7553104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Republican fundraiser set for Logan Sept. 1st As the campaign climate heats up, Harrison County Republicans will gather for an evening of food, pies and politics. The Harrison County Republican Women will host their annual fundraising event Sept. 1 at the Logan Community Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and dinner served at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7:15 p.m. Iowa’s Lt. Governor
companies and state licensing that may be restaurants, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities but it is a voluntary certification. To receive more information and registration form, contact Montgomery County Extension office at 712623-2592 or your local Iowa State University extension office. Anyone needing to take the re-certification exam only, may contact the office for more information. Registration is required by Sept. 12.
Kim Reynolds will be the keynote speaker. Republican candidates for the presidential nomination have also been invited to speak. Admission for the event is a suggested $20 per person. Pies will be auctioned throughout the evening. According to Rozanne King, president of the Harrison County Federation of Republican Women, pro-
ceeds from the event will be used to assist republican candidates in the county. “We’re calling for all supporters of the GOP to come and have a good time for a good cause,” said King. Those interested in purchasing tickets in advance should contact King at 712-646-2094 or Harrison County GOP Chair Sheila Murphy at 712-642-2849.
Air Force Airman Taylor Hartwig graduated from military training at Lacklund Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Hartwig He is the son of Tara and Christopher Hartwig of Logan and a 2010 graduate of Logan-Magnolia High School.
Waite directs production The melodrama, “Medium Rare,” by Steve Hogue will be produced by Boyer River Arts. A large cast of both seasoned and first-time actors is directed by Lou Waite. “Medium Rare,” is the story of Bunny (Misty Bush) and Harry (Tim Daugird) Polk who have purchased their first home only to discover the former owner’s grandmother, Nina Smeltenmelter (Fonda Allen) comes with the house. In addition, the grandmother has a friend, Maynard Crock played by Kevin Polson. Crock comes to visit often. Other cast members include Sue Lary, Virgil Lary, Sabrina Christiansen, Norma Coret, Michelle Brunow,
Misty Nelson, Catherine Dublinske, Alana Smith and John Smith. Pre-show entertainment will be provided by the trio “Micada,” composed of Mike Brown, Cara Brown and Dave Kaufman and by vocalist Beth Fouts. Boy Scout Troop 51 will help with refreshments and on Saturday will be in charge of a flag presentation ceremony. Emcees for the three performances are Adam Cox and Bill Hutcheson. Show time is 7 p.m., Aug. 26 and 27 with a 2 p.m., matinee on Aug. 28. Tickets may be purchased at the gate. Children 12 and under, with a parent, are free.
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OLD SETTLERS MARKS 125 YEARS
Magnolia Mayor, Alice Rorden, waved to the crowd around the parade route at the 125th Old Settlers reunion Aug. 20. Photos: Mary Darling Vulcan Industries that first opened for business in Magnolia, celebrated the 125th Old Settlers event with this float in the parade.
Among the activities in the park, was the antique equipment on display from Marty Nelson The Beck family from Magnolia, a staple at Old Settlers events for decades, sets up a game of Dunlap. In this photo, Nathan Sargent, Tony Sargent and dad Clint Sargent check out the booth in the park. corn cracker with Trent Price, far right.
Lo-Ma child fair Sept. 2 Smiling at the State Fair The Logan-Magnolia Community School will sponsor a child fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 2. The fair is for children from birth through 5 years of age. The free developmental screening will give parents
the opportunity to see if their child is playing, moving, thinking and talking at his or her age level. Screenings include vision, hearing, dental, speech/language and overall development. Participating agencies
include, Lo-Ma School, Green Hills Area Education Agency 13, Harrison County Public Health and the Lions Club. To make an appointment or for more information call the school at 6442168.
Blaire Anne Shelton, Harrison County Fair Queen, walks across the Anne and Bill Riley stage during the coronation ceremony of the 2011 Iowa State Fair Aug. 13.
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Iowa State Aaron Snyder, officer Fair/Steve Pope candidate class 56-11 of photo the Iowa Army National Guard, was commissioned Second Lieutenant in ceremonies held in the Atrium of the Joint Force Headquarters Armory in Johnston Aug. 4. Those celebrating with him were Laura and Elsie Snyder of Indianola; Steve, Suni, Dominic and Ashley Sndyer of Logan; Susan, Brent, Spencer and Madison Wolf of Richmond, Mo.; Scott, Rachel, Cole and Keegan Snyder of Perry; Doug and Martha Snyder, Logan; Jim and Mary Johnston of Leon; Tom and Sharman Neece of Sigourney; Chuck and Karen Neece of Redwood Falls, Minn.; Jacob and Leah Neece of Kansas City; Mary Neese of Lewis; Jeff and Carol Meyers of Pleasant Plain, Iowa; Chris and Rachel Meyers of Fairfield and Brad, Jenny and Delia Hesseltine of Pella.
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Harrison County Sheriff Report By Sheriff Pat Sears Aug. 13 •Deputy Sieck responded to a vehicle accident with injuries on Overton Avenue. The driver had been ejected from the vehicle. Evidence at the scene indicated the driver had been drinking. The subject was transported to the hospital by rescue and blood drawn. Charges are pending the results of the blood test. •Deputy Knickman is investigating criminal mischief to a vehicle. A vehicle had been keyed in Persia. Suspect juveniles are from Harlan and will be interviewed. Charges are pending. •Deputy Knickman took a dog bite complaint. A child was bitten by a family pet. The dog was current on shots and will be monitored. Aug. 14 •Deputy Doiel was patrolling Little Sioux and observed a vehicle run a stop sign. The vehicle failed to stop and was pursued and was abandoned east of town. The driver ran but was located the next day. The driver, Jeremy Jennings of Little Sioux, was charged with driving under suspension and interference with official acts. •Deputy Killpack responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at Austin Avenue and U.S. Highway 30. Evidence at the scene indicated the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident was impaired. The driver refused all testing. Mathew Clayton Onawa was arrested and transported to jail. Clayton was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, OWI second offense and numerous traffic charges. •A report was received that a bar was serving minors. A bar check was done with no minors locat-
ed. •Deputy Knickman responded to an accident with injuries at Austin Avenue and U.S. Highway 30. Evidence at the scene indicated that one of the drivers had been drinking. Brett Barry of North Liberty, Iowa, was arrested and transported to jail. Barry was charged with failure to yield, open container of alcohol and OWI. Aug. 15 •Deputy Killpack took a harassment complaint in Mondamin. This had been ongoing and charges are pending. •Deputy Killpack assisted with a welfare check on State Highway 127. The subject was located and was fine. •Deputy Klutts was called to Pisgah for a reported dog bite. The owner of the dog was located and advised the dog was current on all shots. Aug. 16 •A subject reported getting a call from a person saying that their grandson was in jail and needed money to get out. The caller knew this was a scam and hung up. This is a scam and several county residents have been called in an attempt to get money. •Deputy Doiel assisted a subject in Pisgah locating a family member that had left the house. The subject was located and taken home. Further action will be taken to make sure the subject gets a mental health evaluation.
To report littering 1-888-665-4887 Crimestopper Line 1-800-247-0592 Sheriff Office - 644-2244 •Deputy Klutts and Deputy Killpack responded to a domestic situation on 290th Street. The argument started over a cell phone. No charges were filed and one of the subjects agreed to leave the house for the night. •Deputy Denton assisted a subject from Persia who was having a property dispute with their ex. •Deputy Cohrs is investigating a reported burglary on Ithaca Avenue. Aug. 17 •Deputy Cohrs and Deputy Denton assisted with a welfare check on a subject on Newark Avenue. It was discovered that the subject had been transported to the hospital the night before. Aug. 18 •Deputy Sieck responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Monroe Avenue. A vehicle was found to be parked partly in the ditch. No plates were on the vehicle and no one was found. A V.I.N. check was done and the vehicle was registered to a subject in Fremont, Neb. The vehicle was towed. •Deputy Klutts responded to a neighbor dispute in Sunnyside. •Deputy Klutts checked on a report of child abuse south of Woodbine. The case will be forwarded to the Department of Human Services for follow-up. •Any criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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Obituaries Cecil M. (Kohl) Thiles on a farm near Panama. She attended country schools and graduated from Woodbine Normal School in 1937. Darlene taught country school until her marriage to L. J. “Bud” Kelley in 1943. Darlene was a true farmer’s wife helping with everyday farming as well as being an excellent cook, maintaining a huge garden, sewing and also raising seven children. Bud died in June of 1980. Darlene moved to the Gretna Community Living Center in 2008. Darlene was an active member of the Sacred Heart Church where she was an Extraordinary Minister. She enjoyed traveling to Israel, Italy and Canada as well as within the United States, including a cruise to Alaska. Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Kelley; son, Larry Kelley; sis-
DARLENE KELLEY A m y Darlene (Thiles) Kelley, 91, died Aug. 13 at the Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna, Neb. Mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m., Aug. 16 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine with Celebrants Rev. Tom Coenen and Deacon Marvin Klein. Music was provided by Mrs. Merrill McElwain and Dave Peterson. Pallbearers were David Kelley, Joshua Zuern, Jeremy Zuern, Ryan Dobmeier, Austin McCool, Heath Kelley and Michael Kelley. Final resting place was the Woodbine Cemetery. Darlene was born July 27, 1920 to Edward W. and
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ter, Edna Kelley; brother, Bill Thiles and sister-in-law Doris Kelley. Survivors include two sons, Dwayne Kelley of Omaha, Neb., Charles (Carol) Kelley of Dunlap; four daughters, Mary (Earl) Zeigler of Gretna, Neb., Doris (Bob) Williams, Gretna, Neb., Marge (Del) Zuern of Council Bluffs, Edna McCool of Gretna, Neb.; brother-in-law, Walter Kelley of Woodbine; 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Montemuro of Long Beach, Calif., Ada Mesenbrink of DeBorgia, Mont., Claire (Earl) Kelley of Woodbine, Donna (James) Archer, Woodbine; sister-in-law, Verva Thiles of Woodbine; and many other relatives and friends. Fouts Funeral Home 501 Normal Street Woodbine, Iowa 51579 712-647-2221
WALLACE FINKEN Wallace Glen Finken, 83, died Aug. 16 at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 24 at the United Methodist Church in Woodbine with Rev. Dr. J. Samuel Subramanian officiating. Final resting place was at the Woodbine Cemetery. Wally was born Sept. 14, 1927 to Henry and Jesse (Guyett) Finken in
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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.
Pastor Kirk Parsons Youth Leaders Kirk and Pam Parsons Sunday School 9:30 Worship Service 10:30 First Sunday of every month, 9:30 worship followed by fellowship LIFELINE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Pastor Ray Sorenson Assoc. Pastor Hank Gruver 1207 Harrison St., Dunlap, Iowa - 6435475 Sun.: 9:30 a.m., Sunday School; 10:30 a.m., Morning Worship; Thurs.: 7 p.m., Intercessory Prayer. PERSIA TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Vacancy Pastor: Rev. Merlene Ostebee Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m. Communion the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month GRACE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP of the
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Nursery and children’s church provided during worship - infants through 3rd grade. Wed., 7 p.m.,men’s and women’s fellowship study and prayer MONDAMIN BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Harley Johnsen Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday - Youth Group “Magnolia Fire Escape” 7:30 p.m. at Magnolia Fire Hall Wednesday Family NIghts 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (during school year) LOGAN CHRISTIAN CHURCH Minister Ron Riley Youth Minister Nate Powell, 644-2642 www.loganchristianchurch.org Saturday Service - 7 p.m. Sunday Worship, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. 6th - High School Youth, 6-8 p.m. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Mondamin Co-Pastors Tomm Bothwell and John Carritt Sunday
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The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Logan Police Department and Dunlap Police Department along with other Iowa law enforcement will join nearly 10,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide Aug. 25 – Sept. 7, in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving and other traffic offenses. The effort has been dubbed, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” Impaired driving is a serious problem. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows the number of alcoholimpaired, driving fatalities in America fell from 2008 to 2009, but the fatality totals are still too high. In Iowa during 2009, there were 371 fatalities with 92 resulting from an alcohol related crash, according to the Iowa Department of Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n . Nationwide, 10,839 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was at or above the legal limit, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The age group with the highest percentage of alcoholimpaired-driving fatalities in motor vehicle crashes was the 21-to-24
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Woodbine. He was raised in Woodbine on a farm west of town. Wally attended Whitesboro Country School and graduated from the Normal High School in 1945. Wally then farmed with his parents. He married Violet Peterson Sept. 24, 1948 in Lincoln, Neb. The couple farmed east of Woodbine. Wally also worked at a meatpacking plant during the winter months. He retired from farming in 1986 and moved into Woodbine. Wally was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Logan. He enjoyed his retirement by working at the Harrison County Visitor’s Center. His hobbies included riding his bicycle and building model airplanes. He also enjoyed working on the farm, woodworking and spending time with people. Wally was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his nine children: Carol Finken of Luxenbourg, Janice (Keith) Keller of Phoenix, Ariz., Nina Brummer of Gretna, Neb., Wayne Finken of Woodbine, Bonnie Figneroa of Gilbert, Ariz., Warren Finken of Phoenix, Ariz., Wade (Pam) Finken of Phoenix, Ariz., Sheila Finken of Yuma, Ariz., Sheri Finken of Woodbine; 14 grandchildren, three greatgrandchildren; brother, Dwight Finken of Raleigh, N.C., and many other relatives and friends. Fouts Funeral Home 501 Normal Street Woodbine, Iowa 51579 712-647-2221
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HARRISON COUNTY LANDFILL COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES August 10, 2011 The H.C.L.C. regular meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m., August 10, 2011 by Chairman R. Smith. Roll call showed Representatives: C. Carrigan, M. Rhoten, J. Bertelsen, S. Clark, P. Marshall and Solid Waste Mgr. D. Barry. There were no changes to the presented agenda. J. Bertelsen motioned to accept the agenda. S. Clark seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion carried. There were no changes to the July, 2011 meeting minutes and directors memos. M. Rhoten motioned to approve the meeting minutes and directors memos. C. Carrigan seconded. All yeas. Motion passed. .....Dan reviewed the budget and claims: The CDs were reviewed with discussion on the renewed CD that had matured, and the extremely low interest rates available. The July sales, along with the checking and savings accounts were reviewed. There was discussion about moving some checking funds to a CD since the account had a good balance. The representatives decided that with interest rates so low, there is no advantage to move any funds at this time. The budget was reviewed with July being the first month of the new fiscal year. Dan went through each budget group totals and pointed out two line-items which were mistakenly put onto the wrong lines in this report. The representatives reviewed the claims that were being presented. Dan went through each line-item of the claims. After general discussion, P. Marshall motioned to approve the budget and pay the claims. C. Carrigan seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. .Item #5 was to discuss the flood issues that the landfill facility and H.C.L.C. member cities are experiencing at this time and issues that will occur when flooding is over: A. All recycle bins have been placed back into their locations. B. General information was discussed and many things will not be known until after the waters dry up. The next agenda item was for questions/concerns for Dan to address by the representatives: The representatives had no questions for Dan. Dan had a small list of items to discuss for the representatives to think about: A. The September meeting will be right after Dan gets back from vacation. Many reports that are sent out in the meeting packets, will be handed out at the meeting. Everyone understood the timing of the meeting and the mailing of the packets and had no issue. Resolution 2011-5 was looked at and discussed. This resolution is to establish responsibilities between the H.C.L.C. staff and the H.C.L.C. members regarding the drop-box recycling program. There was general discussion regarding the H.C.L.C. member cities/towns understanding that this is their program to meet the legislative law passed in 1989, to meet IDNR requirements. P. Marshall motioned that this resolution be tabled to the September meeting to get more representatives at the meeting for a final vote. M. Rhoten seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. Resolution 2011-6 was looked at and discussed. This resolution is to establish costs for H.C.L.C. members in the event that they wish to use the 40 cu. yd. roll-off box owned by the landfill. There was general discussion regarding the landfill not wanting to compete with the haulers that provide this same service. Dan had rates that haulers used for a 40 cu. yd. roll-off box, which is larger than the 20 cu. yd. Boxes used by most of the haulers. P. Marshall motioned that this resolution also be tabled to the September meeting to get more representatives for a final vote. S. Clark seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. The month-end reports: Manager’s activities report; membership assessment report; landfill activity report; drop-box recycling reports; misc. information/news articles were looked at. There were no questions. .The next regular meeting will be held on September 14, 2011. With no further items to discuss, M. Rhoten motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. P. Marshall seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. Robert Smith, H.C.L.C. Chairman Attest: Dan Barry, H.C.L.C. Mgr. CLAIMS BILLS PAID SINCE JULY, 2011 MEETING First Horizon Bank.......$1,535.22 IRS ................................2,765.00 IPERS............................1,834.54 Lincoln Financial ..............300.00 U.S. Postmaster..................88.00 TOTAL ...........................6,522.76 BILLS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL AUG. 10, 2011 Agriland FS Inc..............5,034.99 Alegent Comm. Mem. 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Solid Waste ....660.00 Stern Oil Co...................1,813.53 Super Foods.........................7.14 United Western Coop ....3,857.26 Wellmark BCBS of IA ....3,407.70 Windstream ......................237.25 TOTAL .........................69,672.29 34-1
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT PROBATE NO. ESPRO14295 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF REGINA M. JONES, Deceased ..To All Persons interested in the estate of Regina M. Jones, Deceased, who died on or about June 23, 2011: You are hereby notified that on the 19th day of July, 2011, the last will
and testament of Regina M. Jones, deceased, bearing date of the 18th day of June, 2001, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Kenneth W. Jones was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the 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 25th day of July, 2011. Kenneth W. Jones Executor of the Estate 2450 Mulligan Trail Logan, IA 51546 James D. Lohman, ICIS PIN. No: AT0004705 Attorney for Executor Reimer, Lohman & Reitz 25 S. Main St., P.O. Box 248 Denison, IA 51442 Date of second publication 17 day of August, 2011. 33-2
Legals County Conservation Board put on was a success. The clerk met with someone from IPERS to make sure all paperwork was filled out and got updated information. Adjournment on unanimous motion by Flaharty, seconded by Bradley. Tom Kosmacek, Mayor Jill Ronfeldt, City Clerk 34-1
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028821 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC VS DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) DEWEY A. SPITLER; SPOUSE OF DEWEY A. SPITLER; NICHOLE M. COLLIER; SPOUSE OF NICHOLE M. COLLIER; STATE OF IOWADEPT. OF REVENUE AND FINANCE; 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: THE WEST ONE-THIRD OF LOT 2 IN BLOCK 42, BLAIR’S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF MISSOURI VALLEY, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 415 E. MICHIGAN ST., MISSOURI VALLEY, IOWA. ....The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, Sept. 16, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. ..Judgment Amount, $68,791.87; Costs, $851.32; Accruing Costs, $4,142.45 plus sheriff; Interest, 6.75% from 3-31-11 plus $8,125.95; Date, July 1, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Mark D. Walz. 34-2
PUBLIC NOTICE PERSIA COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS August 11, 2011 The Persia City Council met in regular session with the following members present: Councilpersons Ronfeldt, Flaharty, Bradley and Mayor Kosmacek. Absent: Ellsworth. Mayor presented the council with Scott Spencer’s resignation. July 11, 2011 minutes were unanimously approved on a motion by Ronfeldt, seconded by Bradley. Financial report for July was unanimously approved on a motion by Flaharty, seconded by Ronfeldt. The following bills were unanimously approved for payment on motion by Ronfeldt, seconded by Bradley. DDCC Co., gen. ...............$22.50 Regional Water, gen., road, Fire ..................................97.00 Logan Herald Observer, Gen. ................................67.00 Walnut Comm., gen., fire ...64.15 R&S Waste Sys., gen....1,210.00 Counsel Office & Documents, Gen. ................................20.00 MidAmerican, gen., park Fire ................................538.41 Wright Express, gen., road, Park, fire........................795.30 Bonsall TV& App., fire ......515.30 Harr. Co. Landfill, gen.......665.00 Asphalt Kingdom, road12,686.00 Asphalt Kingdom, road.....315.00 Signs by Pudge, road.......100.00 Menards, gen., park .........127.31 Bomgaars, gen. ..................39.58 Emergency Vehicle Sales & Service, fire ...................286.55 Harr. Co. Sheriff, gen. .......797.50 Harlan Newspaper, gen......12.60 Harland Do It Best., gen.....31.27 NAPA, fire ...........................24.43 EMS, gen............................70.70 The Persia Landfill Representative reported that there was ordinances to be passed by the Harrison County Landfill Commission and wanted the council’s advice on how to vote at the next landfill meeting. It was unanimously approved on a motion by Ronfeldt, seconded by Flaharty, the council advised our Landfill Representative to vote yes on Resolution 2011-05. It was unanimously approved on a motion by Bradley and seconded by Flaharty, the council advised our landfill representative to vote no on Resolution 2011-06. It was unanimously approved on a motion by Flaharty, seconded by Bradley to accept SWIPCO bid to update our city ordinances, not to exceed $2,500.00. The council was informed of an auction that had playground equipment for sale. It was unanimously approved on a motion by Ronfeldt, seconded by Bradley to have our maintenance person go and purchase a slide and merry-go-round, not to exceed $500 for both. .....The Mayor reported that after checking with the Iowa Fire Marshal the city burn pile is within the appropriate distance from the gas pumps and is not on FCC ground. On motion by Bradley, seconded by Ronfeldt, Scott Spencer’s resignation was accepted effective 8/3/11. Roll call vote: Ayes: Ronfeldt, Bradley, Flaharty. Nays: none. Absent: Ellsworth. The council unanimously agreed to fill the council vacancy created by Scott Spencer’s resignation by appointment, requesting but not requiring a resume and all participants are to be at the 9/12/11 meeting on motion by Flaharty, seconded by Bradley. Maintenance reported that the can recycling bin was broken into and the cans were stolen. Maintenance has finished the trailer and attached the road sealer sprayer and has tested it and it works well. Maintenance is now looking for a street cleaner so he can prepare the streets for sealing. ......The Clerk reported that Cool Critters program the Harrison
NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA HARRISON COUNTY IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV028747 HARRISON COUNTY Special Execution PLAINTIFF CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PRINCIPAL RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) WAYNE D. GROSSMAN, JR. & TAMMY A. GROSSMAN; LARRY RAMSEY; SPOUSE OF TAMMY A. GROSSMAN, SPOUSE OF WAYNE E. GROSSMAN, JR.; STATE OF IOWA. ...As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) real estate to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE1/4NW1/4) of Section Thirty-one (31), Township Eighty-one (81) North, Range Fortytwo (42) West of the 4th P.M., thence North 400 feet along the center of the county road; thence East 470 feet; thence South to the center of the County road, thence West along the center of the County road to the point of beginning; all in Harrison County, Iowa and containing 4.3 acres, more or less. LOCAL ADDRESS: 1554 ONEIDA AVENUE, WOODBINE, IOWA. ....The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of sale, Sept. 16, 2011; Time of Sale, 10:00 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. .Judgment Amount, $93,187.05’; Costs, not provided; Accruing Costs, $9,858.40 plus sheriff; Interest, 8.375% from 5-13-11 plus $29,523.23; Date, June 22, 2011; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, Theodore R. Boecker. 34-2
PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS August 17, 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, Joanne Barber, Gene Barber and Carl Rorden, along with clerk Susanne Vokt. Citizens present were Cathy Maron, Renee Points, Tina Harper, Joetta Alexander, Janet Rhoten and Cathy Barber. 2. Approval of Agenda. Agenda amended to remove action item #6 “Application for Special Use License for Daycare,” as a daycare in a private residence taking care of 5 or fewer children does not need city approval. Motion to approve agenda as amended made by Carl Rorden, seconded by Gene Barber, carried 5-0. 3. Approval of Minutes. Motion to approve July minutes made by Michelle Rhoten, seconded by Joanne Barber, carried. 5-0. 4. Approval of Bills. Motion to approve bills made by Mark Hoffman, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 5-0. 5. Water Operator Report. Water operator Jake Gluntz of People Service was absent, but reported by phone that there were no issues during the previous month. 6. File Cabinet. Another fireproof file cabinet is needed for the city office. One can be ordered for $943
before shipping costs. Motion to approve ordering said file cabinet made by Mark Hoffman, seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 5-0. 7. Fee for Water Discharge Permit. Payment for discharge permit of $85.00 to IDNR approved. Motion to approve made by Carl Rorden, and seconded by Michelle Rhoten, carried. 5-0. 8. Use of Food Stand in Park. Individual wishes to use food stand in park for a private family gathering. City agreed to accept a donation for use of the stand. Motion to approve made by Gene Barber, and seconded by Carl Rorden, carried. 5-0. 9. Snow Removal. Noah Ludwig will continue his snow removal contract for the upcoming season. Motion to approve made by Carl Rorden, and seconded by Mark Hoffman, carried. 5-0. 10. Clerk Report. Clerk reported on IPERS compliance review. Will follow up on 2 properties that have reverted back to the bank. Since the Country Inn is closed, Magnolia Events Center along with Cave Inn and City Hall will be the three places where city business such as council agendas will be posted. 11. Mayor’s Report. No report. 12. Department Reports. A. Landfill/Park. Councilwoman Rhoten requested council advice on how to vote for two landfill resolutions. Recycling resolution yes, hauling resolution no. Thank you to everyone who helped with the painting of the park benches, cleanup and improvements for Old Settlers. Great job. B. Fire Department. No fire calls, one rescue. Still working on renovation of fire hall. Revenues from cover charge at Magnolia Event Center on Old Settlers weekend will go to the Fire Department. C. Streets. No issues. 13. Citizen’s Ability to Address the Council. Complaint about weeds and trees again blocking streets and causing a hazard. Information to be sent out in water bills. 14. Adjourn. Gene Barber moved the meeting be adjourned at 7:25 p.m., seconded by Mark Hoffman, carried. 5-0. MAGNOLIA CITY COUNCIL BILLS AUGUST 17, 2011 OPERATING ACCOUNT MidAmerican, elec., fire dept. 31011 .........................$103.28 MidAmerican, elec. park, 31012 .............................10.39 MidAmerican, elec., shed 31051 ............................10.00 MidAmerican, elec. street Lights, 31035 ...............365.75 Long Lines, city hall phone/ Internet/fax ....................104.92 IPERS, Emp/employee.......80.70 Logan Herald-Obs., pub. ....76.32 Windstream, fire hall phone52.26 Susanne Vokt, clerk Wages ...........................533.82 ($600 gross) Logan Do It Best, paint for Park ..................................63.98 Paul Rhoten, mowing 7/22 and 8/3 ..................................407.00 Paul Rhoten, fill in meter pit75.00 TOTAL ...........................1,883.42 WATER ACCOUNT MidAmerican, water pumping 31016 ..............................88.44 Harr. Co. Landfill, landfill Assmt. ...........................381.00 Harr. Co. Landfill, Tipping fee ......................80.84 People Service, water Operator .....................1,750.00 Meeker Well, leak repair1,019.60 Siouxland, water samples 117.00 DC Electric, new starter Install.............................830.00 TOTAL ...........................4,266.88 REVENUE Interest .................................2.47 LOST ................................915.32 Farm to Market ..............1,220.00 Road Use Tax................1,215.48 TOTAL OPERATING ACCOUNT BAL. AS OF 8/15 .....48,753.34 Water Revenue Dep. .....3,709.95 TOTAL WATER REV. ACCT. AS OF 8/15 ....................602.45 Water Reserve Dep............50.00 TOTAL WATER RESERVE ACCT. AS OF 8/15 ...........55.00 34-1
PUBLIC NOTICE LOGAN-MAGNOLIA SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS August 17, 2011 The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the LoganMagnolia Community School District was held on the above date at 6:30 p.m. in the media center. Roll call vote was answered by: Board President Dan Cohrs, Vice-president Kelly Gochenour and Director Todd Cohrs; Business Manager/Board Secretary, Lauren Roden and Superintendent Jim Hammrich. Also present were Elementary Principal Jim Makey, Secondary Principal Christi Gochenour, Mary Darling, Matt Straight, Colette Dubas and Transportation Director Trent Kuhl. Directors Shelley Foutch and Mike Branstetter were absent. 2. Review/Change/Approve Agenda. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 3-0. 3.A. Approve Minutes, Bills, Financial Reports. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve the minutes, bills and financial reports, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 30. 4. A. Correspondence. There was no correspondence. 4. B. Public Presenters. New staff members Faith Riessen, Kendra Collins, Jessie Tentinger, Elizabeth Woods, Megan Christiansen, Rob Hingstrum, Derek Sonderland and Brielle Koch were present to be introduced to the board. Mark Warner of Warner Insurance was present to discuss ongoing insurance needs and changes to the insurance program. He discussed the decrease to the worker’s compensation premium as a result of a risk management program put in place by the district. ..Colette Dubas, Student Council Sponsor, was present to discuss Homecoming week activities. Currently there are plans for a bonfire, powder puff football game and powder buff volleyball game. 5. Administrators’/Directors’ Reports. Secondary Principal
Christi Gochenour discussed: *Asked the board to consider a policy of raising the minimum grade of college credit courses to a B in order for students to take additional college courses paid for by the school. *The benefits of the one-to-one laptop initiative, showing reports from schools with increased ACT scores as a result of the initiative. She also showed a short video detailing the need for additional technology in education in Iowa schools. Elementary Principal Jim Makey discussed: *Iowa Core updates with the elementary staff. *Additional statistics showing the benefits of the one-to-one laptop initiative. Transportation Director Trent Kuhl discussed: *All buses have been serviced and are ready for the first day of school. Superintendent Jim Hammrich reported: *The concrete was not replaced outside the high school entrance due to timing constraints. This will be completed next summer. *Dan Cohrs, Board President, has asked top be a volunteer junior high football coach. 6.A. Contracts/Resignations. ..Kelly Gochenour moved to offer John Peschel a contract as a third paid football assistant coach, upon discussion of 43 players and the need for a third paid coach, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to accept Toni Lacey’s resignation from junior high volleyball, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to offer a contract to Faith Riessen as junior high volleyball coach, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve the contract with Green Hills AEA for a school based interventionist for FY 11-12 for 3 days per week at a cost of $17,850.00, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve the contract with Assessment Solutions for $2,420.00 for the 1112 year, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to approve contract for Kendra Walker and Karie Waters as paraeducators at 7.5 hours per day and Angie Clark as paraeducator at 7 hours per day, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 30. Kelly Gochenour moved to increase Helen Knauss’ contracted hours from 7 to 7.75 hours per day, and Brenda Bolte and Corlis Carlson’s contracted hours from 7 to 7.5 hours per day, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. Kelly Gochenour moved to offer a contract to Peggy Teichert as a bus driver, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. ..Kelly Gochenour moved to offer Derek Sonderland a contract as the assistant cross country coach, seconded by Todd Cohrs, carried. 3-0. 6.B. Open Enrollment. The board did not act upon the following open enrollment request as the filing deadline had been missed. From West Harrison to Logan-Magnolia, Larry Albery, one student. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the following open enrollment request, seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 3-0. From Boyer Valley to Logan-Magnolia, Shane P. Thin Elk, one student. 6. C. Land Purchase. Kelly Gochenour moved to approved to offer a contract to Perfection Learning Corporation to purchase the 1.14 acres currently used by the school for bus parking for $25,000 plus seller closing costs excluding real estate taxes, seconded by Todd Cohrs, motion carried. 3-0. 6. D. Board Policy 508.8 Second Reading. Todd Cohrs made a motion to waive the second reading and approve the final reading of Board Policy #508.8, “Internet/Computer Appropriate Use Policy for Students,” seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 3-0. Todd Cohrs moved to approve the final reading of Board Policy #508.8 “Internet/Computer Appropriate Use Policy For Students,” seconded by Kelly Gochenour, carried. 3-0. September 14, 2011 is the next regularly scheduled board meeting at 6:30 p.m. 8. Adjournment. Dan Cohrs declared the meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m. CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND E-Mail Filter System ....$1,872.50 Agriland FS, gasohol, Diesel ............................964.02 Alegent Health Clinic, Employee phys..............234.00 Apple Inc., inst. Supp. ...1,294.75 Blick Art Materials, inst. Supplies ........................209.21 City of Logan, water .........551.34 Clark Pest & Termite Control, Pest control ...................200.00 Clerk of Court, filing fee .....85.00 Constellation Newenergy gas, LDC pass thru.................24.47 Cornhusker Intl. Trucks, Bus #34 and #31.........4,633.70 Counsel Office & Document, Copier staples, rent.......933.72 Custom Apparel, uniforms799.40 Decker Sports, shoulder Pads ..............................677.98 Des Moines Register, personnel Ads ..............................1,530.00 Do It Best Hdw., supp.......201.01 Ed M. Feld Equip. Co., Inspections, qtly. Mont...412.00 Ever-Green Landscape Nursery, Playground matrls. .....2,380.00 Fuel N’ Shine, gasohol .....111.41 Green Hills AEA, supt. Dues................................62.50 Heller Implement Inc., Repair parts ..................105.14 Hockenbergs, inst.supp. 1,726.17 Holiday Inn & Conf. Ctr., Tans. Conf. ....................179.20 Hotel Fort Des Moines, Travel .............................386.24 Husker Chem. Sales, Dust control ....................415.80 IA Asso. Of School Boards, 11-12 membership ........700.00 IA Comm. Network, port Charge/Internet ..............224.36 IA Prison Industries, Filters .........................1,620.24 IA Western Comm. College, CPR Fees, bus driver Class .............................200.00 IPEVO Inc., doc Cameras..........................88.99
James Hammrich, travel...111.98 Keith Kersten, diesel ........156.00 Kirk Kersten, reimb. Bus Driver physical.................20.00 Lauren Roden, gasohol......57.41 Loftus Htg., repairs........6,176.69 Logan Auto Supply, supp., Repair parts ...................823.91 Logan Country Store, gas 196.51 Logan Herald/Woodbine Twin., Ads, legal ......................484.97 Logan Mini-Mart, diesel, Gasohol.........................808.74 Lo-Ma Activity Fund, addit. Sec. Fee DC trip, Lo-Ma Activity fund, show choir Entry fees, music .......1,193.13 Lyle Oloff, june/July blade Sharpening ..................216.00 Megan Christiansen, gas ...20.00 MidAmerican Energy, Elec. ........................16,807.14 Mo. Valley Comm. School, Open enroll sped. ......2,813.20 Moores Plumbing & Portables, Port rental .....................332.50 Mundt, Franck & Schumacher, Legal services .................50.00 Nate Simons, PD brkfst, Travel ................................74.50 Office Depot, supp............498.07 Papillion Sanitation, garbage Collection ......................745.46 Per Mar Security Services, Background cks..............141.00 Powr Flite, wet dry vac .....275.10 Rick’s Computers, flash drives, Battery charger .............611.06 Roger Androy, mileage.......20.48 Snodgrass Custom Floors, Reglue carpet ...............475.00 T&M Cable Contractors, Skid steer rental .............400.00 Windstream IA Comm., Telephone......................128.18 Woodhouse, service Impala ...........................221.46 FUND TOTAL...............56,681.64 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 22 MANAGEMENT FUND Strong Ins. Agency, auto Policy...........................9,177.00 Warner Ins. Property ins., Workers comp. Ins., libability Insurance .................85,435.00 FUND TOTAL...............94,612.00 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 33 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX Apple Inc., computers, computer Cart ...........................32,747.43 Century Asphalt, parking lot Resurface.................21,350.00 Snodgrass Custom Floors, Carpet ........................1,142.50 FUND TOTAL...............55,239.93 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 36 PHYSICAL PLANT & EQUIPMENT ABC Paint, Hail damage Repair..........................3,000.00 Action Signs, hail damage Repair ...........................320.50 Alphabet Signs, repair hail Damage ........................229.50 Menards, hail damage Repair.............................103.98 FUND TOTAL.................3,653.98 Ck. ACCT. TOT.........210,1987.55 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND Body Basics, dumbbells ...532.00 Cheerleading Co., cheer Camp ............................201.94 IA Girls Coaches Assn., Girls coach dues .............55.00 IA Girl’s H.S. Athletic Union, HS & JH girls union dues100.00 Lou’s Sporting Goods, chalk Marker ...........................225.00 Midwest Sporting Goods, Awards for BB camp .....110.00 Pepsi Cola Co., soda........759.60 Perfection Press Inc., Yearbooks....................5,836.28 FUND TOTAL.................7,819.82 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 62 LATCH KEY PROGRAM Logan Super Foods, Kid Care food ......................469.95 Rialto Theater, Kid Care Movie..............................300.00 Windstream IA Comm., Telephone........................34.20 FUND TOTAL....................804.15 CHECKING ACCOUNT TOTAL ........................8,623.97 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 1 FUND: 10 OPERATING FUND Deneen Healey, petty cash For travel ........................220.00 United States Post Office, Postage ..........................229.64 FUND TOTAL....................449.64 CK. ACCT. TOTAL.............449.64 CHECKING ACCOUNT: 2 FUND: 21 STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND Carroll Team Camp, camp Registration ...................150.00 Darren Tooley, baseball Umpire ..........................150.00 IA Girl’s H.S. Athletic Union, Softball regional gate .1,990.00 Jason Kelber, wrestling Camp .........................1,200.00 Jerry REA, softball umpire135.00 Jim Tokheim, SB umpire ..180.00 Keith Wohlers, BB umpire, SB umpire .....................330.00 FUND TOTAL.................4,135.00 CK. ACCT. TOTAL..........4,135.00 34-1
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2011. Said election is for the purpose of electing, by ballot, three (3) directors to the Logan-Magnolia Community School
and to consider Public Measure B which would allow the Logan-Magnolia School District to levy annually a physical plant and equipment levy and income surtax for a period of ten years. Complete text is included in the sample ballot. Also, voters will be electing one (1) director from Director District 8 to Iowa Western Community College. The voting precinct will be at the Logan Community Center (city hall) in Logan and the polls will be open from 12:00 p.m.
(noon) until 8:00 p.m. The public testing of the voting equipment will be done at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in the Auditorâ€™s Office located on the second floor of the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa. The ballots will be in substantially the following form: Susan E. Bonham, Harrison County Commissioner of Elections
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NOTICE OF ELECTION PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the qualified electors of the LoganMagnolia Community School District in the County of Harrison, State of Iowa, that a regular school election will be held on the 13th day of September,
Harrison Co. Fairgrounds Missouri Valley, IA
Late Bob Kemery & Warren and Alice Christy - Owners AUCTIONEERS NOTE: This is a large high quality auction with 100s of unique antique & collectible items as well as a nice selection of quality household furniture items & appliances. We may run 2 auction rings during the day so bring a friend! 1993 F-250 pickup w/Utility box; Ford 8N tractor w/ loader & shredder; Ariens EZR 742 zero turn mower; 45" Flat screen TV; King size bed; Matching sofa, loveseat, & chair; Refrigerator & Freezers; 100s of Coca Cola Collectibles; Dozens of unique crocks; 75+ pieces Aunt Jemima Collectibles; Large Assortment metal advertising signs; Edison phonograph; Steiff Monkey; Roll top desk & chair; Hooiser style cabinet; Pharmacy cabinet; Dolls, Doll furniture & Toys; Glassware of all kinds; Old magazines, newspapers & maps RR maps & schedules; Dozens of Advertising items; Framed pictures & prints.
For complete listing go to: www.MenkeAuction.com Byron Menke â€“ Auctioneer (402) 630-6469 Loess Hills Rod Foutch â€“ Auctioneer Realty & Auction (402) 290-2358
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421 E. Erie, Missouri Valley, IA For information on all area listings go to: www.npdodge.com
416 N. Tower Rd.,
135 E. Michigan St.
3 Acres ml, 3 bdrms, 1.75 bath, 36x44â€™ shop/gar
5 bedr, 1.5 baths, 2, 494 sf, 2 car garage
Mo. Valley $125,000
NEW LISTING REDUCED
2941 Ottawa Lane -4 bed, 3 bth, 2 car attached 4,016 sa. ft. , blt 2005, 10 acres, 30x54â€™ outbldg Red. $46,000
129 N. 9th St. 3 bd,, 1 bth, 2 car garage corner lot, 1,098 sf
1545 Mobile Ave.,
2277 Minot Pl.
303 N. 6th St.
1397 Austin Ave.
8 AC, great bldg site, older mobile home.
40x63â€™ Bldg, 2 AC, 3 bdrms, 1 bth, 1,152 sq ft.
3+ bdrm, 3 ba, 2 kitchens, 1 car gar., corner lot
3 bdrm, 1 bath, 2 car gar., 1,468 sq. ft.
Mo. Valley $95,000
Little Sioux $60,000
Chuck & Ravae Smallwood 402-639-6106 â€˘ www.chucksmallwood.com
August 24, 2011