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The Logan American Legion is seeking nominations for “Veteran of the Month” for a special recognition each month in the Logan Herald-Observer. Besides being in the paper, the Veteran nominated will receive a variety of items donated from Logan businesses. To nominate a Veteran for the recognition, please contact Bob Dean at (712) 644-2209.

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SHORT TAKES PARK BOARD SEEKING DONATIONS The Logan Park Board is seeking donations from the community to pay for the cost of a survey of Milliman Park. The cost is $800. Donations may be made through the purchase of T-shirts or at the First National Bank. The Logan Community Foundation 501(c)3, will be handling the donations, which are tax deductible.

HOUSING REPAIR PROGRAM Is your house in need of repairs? The City of Logan has funds available from the CDBG Housing Grant. Stop in to City Hall or call SWIPCO at 866279-4720 to find out more information. These funds are for owner occupied, low to moderate income homes in the target area. A three-person household can earn as much as $50,850 and still qualify.

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Logan utility rates, park board number to be back on city agenda Mary Darling Editor A decision on amending water and sewer rates will be back on the agenda again, after the Logan City Council failed to reach agreement on the issue at the June 18 meeting. The ordinance now in affect calls for an increase in cost per 1,000 gallons of water of one percent and then to evaluate the debt portion. The three possible

scenarios described at earlier council meetings included using a portion of a CD for water plant control updates, not using any of the CD to pay for the updates, or leaving water rates as required per the ordinance. Needed updates are estimated to cost in the neighborhood of $50,000. “Our residents obviously pay a lot for our water and the product we receive isn’t up to the acclaim like other cities,” said council

member Skip Johnson. “I don’t know how we get from here to there.” Johnson also asked if there were other areas of the city that would be a better place to have the wells then the same well field. “I would like to look at other options for wells,” Johnson said. City Administrator Angela Winther said you have to look at the infrastructure. “It’s very costly to get the

water from the wells to the city,” she said. Johnson cited the city water rates as one of the attractions of moving to a city. “I got feed-back that it will be a check point against us,” Johnson said. According to council member Nick Lefeber, many people ask why the water rates are so high. “When you look at the rates across the state, we are really not high in terms of the state,” Winther said.

CLASS OF 2014 FUNDRAISING AT PARADE The Lo-Ma Class of 2014 will have a booth set up in front of Do It Best Hardware before and during the Fourth of July Parade and will be selling Lo-Ma Koozies, pop and bottled water. Students also will be circulating in the crowd with glow sticks, necklaces and tattoos for sale. The class also will sponsor a concession stand at the football field prior to the fireworks display.

MRA HOLIDAY HOURS SET Regular Hours at the Museum of Religious Arts are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday. The museum will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. Call (712) 644-3888 for more information.

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Veteran’s monument Spend the dedication ceremony h o l i d a y i n Lo g a n Mary Darling Editor

COUNTY WIDE RECYCLING EVENT During the Harrison County Fair on Wednesday, July 17, to Saturday, July 21, Crossroads of Western Iowa and CTI will host a free recycling event in Missouri Valley. Items to be recycled include paper, cardboard, plastic and any item that plugs in and takes electricity (electronics, appliances, TVs, etc). The event is free with the exception of computer monitors and TVs. They will have a $5 fee to process the lead content.

The council took no action on the water and sewer resolutions. The council also took no action on amending the ordinance to increase park board members from five to seven and staggering the terms. “I don’t see a need to change from five to seven members,” Johnson said. Mayor Randy Fetter stated that he thought from

A dedication ceremoney for the Harrison County Veteran’s Memorial was held at the Harrison County Courthouse Sunday afternoon. Logan Veteran of Foreign Wars Commander, Rick O’Neill, led the dedication with participation from V.F.W. and Logan American Legion members. Andy Makey performed the National Anthem and “God Bless the USA.” Pastor Ron Riley also officiated at the services. “Taps” was played by Ragene Darling. Also present at the dedication were District 7 V.F.W. Commander Paul Arnold and State V.F.W. Commander Larry Winther. The monument was a joint effort between the Logan V.F.W. and American Legion. Photos: Mary Darling

For more than 100 years, Logan has been the place to be on July 4th Mary Darling Editor “Logan must celebrate. It seems to be a popular demand that it should” That quote from the local paper of 1892 has remained true for more than 100 years. Logan does go all out for the Fourth of July. Back in 1892, the earliest written coverage that could be found, Logan celebrated the “old fashioned way.” Hometown talent furnished music, oratory and amusement, to a large crowd estimated at 6,000 to 7,000. “Without question it is the general consensus of the people in Harrison County that Logan is the place to spend Bill McKay and Dennis Michael had this entry in Logan’s 1957 SEE PLACE TO BE 4th of July parade. The sign in the middle of the pool reads, Page 2 “We’ve outgrown this one.” At the time, Logan did not have a pool.

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Logan Fourth of July Festivities kick off Saturday, June 30, with the Fire Department Street Dance and will last through July 4th. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the Street Dance to be held in front of the Firehall in Logan. There is an admission fee and you must be 21 years old to attend. Blue’s Amusements will be on the Midway June 30 – July 4. They will have a variety of rides on hand, including the Ferris Wheel, Motor Cycle Jump, Merry-GoRound, new Swings ride, Red Baron Airplanes, Fun House, Bounce House, Glass House, King Crowns, the Zipper and six games. Wristbands will sell for $25. Carnival times are: June 30, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; July 1, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; July 2, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; July 3, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and July 4, parade time to 10 p.m. The Boy Scouts are in charge of the food stand in the park this year. As of Monday morning, the fireworks display is still set for Tuesday, July 3. A conference baseball tournament is scheduled for that day at the home field and work is going on to move the time up a few hours to allow the fireworks to go on July 3 as planned. No parking will be allowed on Highway 127 overlooking the football field and no fireworks allowed on school grounds. Vehicles will be stopped at the entrances to the athlete field and school parking lots to explain the policy. Violators will be cited with a $250 fine. No warnings will be issued. Rain date for the fireworks display is July 4. The annual parade will be held Wednesday, July 4, at 10:30 a.m. The theme this year is “Hometown Spirit.” The Logan Kiwanis Club is in charge of lining up the parade. Those wishing to be judged, need to be lined up by 9:30 a.m. This year The Grand Marshall of the parade will be Florence Marley, the Logan Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. As they have for more than 25 years, Ed Spencer and Lea Collins will be in charge of announcing for the parade.

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PLACE TO BE: Logan 4th of July celebration FROM PAGE 1 a pleasant day the Fourth of July, which was made evident by the large number of persons on hand that day.” This quote from the paper of 1902, is still found to be true today, judging by the number of people that are usually on hand to take part in the holiday activities. In 1902, the street parade began at the courthouse and was headed by the band. The Logan Hose Team and Drill teams from the Lodges also took a prominent part in the parade. Basket dinners were the case back then with the park, courthouse yards, and grass-covered places in town full with families enjoying the meal. There were stands, merry-gorounds, cane racks and dance halls for the “young folks.” The fireworks display in 1902, was the “principle feature” for many. The paper said the display was the best that had ever been given here with many new features introduced. It was estimated there were at least 4,000 people in Logan joining the celebration. In 1910, the highlight of the parade was the 30 or 35 “decorated autos in line.” Mayor Bolter in his car headed the procession. “The difficulty of keeping to a walking gait told on the autos to a consider-

able extent, with several of them stopping and requiring cranking a time of two. The safety of these machines was well demonstrated in this parade as there was not a mishap,” newspaper accounts said. Those lucky enough to own automobiles gave rides and made $.25 for a trip around the glen. The merry-go-round took in $885 during the stay here. “The general manager kicked because they made him shut down during the exercises (games) and threatened to pull up his machine,” it was reported in the paper. “As always, Logan entertains guests royally on July 4, with a fine program,” 1934 headlines proclaimed. A full program of events were carried out with the 11:30 a.m. parade consisting of 35 floats headed by the Harrison County Band. There were ball games, free shows, sports and of course, “the usual accompaniment of noise.” After the evening program of music by the Logan band, and a patriotic address by Judge John A. Murray, a display of fireworks ended the day. In 1940, a well-played horseshoe match on the school grounds began the day. The parade was organized by the Junior Women’s Club and had upwards of 60 entries. One of the floats, an entry from the Iowa-Nebraska Power

and Light Company, Logan, won first place in the commercial section of the parade. This float also won first pace in the commercial section of the Missouri Valley parade, which was held first, and then was hurried to Logan by police escort in time to join the line-up here. Court Oviatt remembers the fireworks in the 1940’s being shot off on Fourth Avenue across from the Logan City Park. “There were firemen on top of the buildings along the street with wet gunny sacks to take care of any sparks,” Oviatt said. “I remember the celebration was usually just one day. The courthouse yard was just packed all over at noon with people having picnic lunches.” By 1950, a carnival was added to the park grounds and brought a large number of rides, concessions and shows. The fireworks display, which was reported to be larger than that of previous years, was moved to the high school athletic field grounds. The parade had many new entries and covered four or five blocks. Baseball games were on the schedule with Logan and Magnolia town teams scheduled to clash on the diamond. Alvin Dinkel remembers those baseball games and the events always on the Fourth. “I remember going to the parade, then the street

games, then two baseball games, and then the fireworks,” he said. Dinkel was one of the crew that helped with the fireworks and also helped construct the ground displays. “I remember Max Foutch, boy could he tie those lances. He could talk as fast as he could tie,” Dinkel said. In 1960, the S.O.S. Club was in charge of lining up the parade, with Marian Dunlap and Delores Pearsall acting as chairmen. John Stoner was in charge of the street sports assisted by Sam Strain, H.R. Glidden, Max Clark and Garland Hornbeck. LeRoy Bosworth, head of the “gigantic fireworks display,” promised a very different display from those in the past. He said practically all of the ground displays would be new items and very unusual with many of the aerial displays also news. Following the fireworks, Mal Dunn and his orchestra furnished music for the dance that was held in the park. July 4, 1970, was cool and cloudy much of the time, and allowed the large crowd to take part in many of the activities of the day in comfort, the paper reported. The Thomas shows and rides in the park were busy all during the four days they were in operation. “An overflow crowd watched the display of

fireworks,” that evening the paper said. People were scattered all through the hill area surrounding the athletic field as well as the field itself to view the display. A 24-team slow pitch softball tournament was in progress during the July 4, 1980 activities. Immanuel Lutheran Church showed the Johnny Cash film, “Gospel Road, on July 1. The carnival opened on July 3, for a four-day run on the Logan City Park grounds. A teen dance was held at the community building July 3, featuring the TNT combo. Festivities on July 4, opened with the traditional parade with the Logan Kiwanis Club now in charge of the line-up of entries. Kiwanis member Ron Greenwood began his lineup duties in 1972. “The fun part was watching the kids line up,” Greenwood said. “They were so excited.” He also remembers directing entries to line up. He said it was interesting explaining, “How to get into line and where to go to get into line,” for the parade. Street games were on schedule after the parade with peewee and cub baseball games on tap for the afternoon. Closing out the day was a huge fireworks display under the direction of LeRoy Bosworth and

crew. The Central Statesmen Barbershop Chorus of Omaha, presented a performance Sunday afternoon July 6, to close out the holiday activities. The 1990’s brought a few changes to the event. Blues Amusements was now the carnival of choice and expanded out into the street west of the city park. Water fights between area fire departments continued to draw a crowd to the competition held at the Harrison County Courthouse. In 1993, for one of the first times in the history of the parade, a persistent rain fell during much of the day on the Fourth, dampening the crowd assembled for the parade. Due to the rain, the fireworks were also postponed. The annual parade route was changed in 1999 to accommodate the expansion of the carnival, and continues to be one of the highlights of the celebration. July 4, 2012, and the tradition in Logan continues. The Logan Chamber of Commerce continues to plan a celebration full of activities for area residents to take part in during the holiday and hopes for a big crowd again at this year’s event. “Logan must celebrate. It seems to be a popular demand that it should.”

COUNCIL: Utility rates, park board numbers back on agenda FROM PAGE 1 the last council meeting it had been decided to go to a seven-member board. Lefeber also stated he didn’t see why a seven member board was needed. “I don’t see the purpose,” he said. “It was something the Park Board had requested,” Fetter said. According to Winther, council member Clarkhad suggested it at the last meeting due to gender equality laws that have to be met. Fetter said besides helping with the gender equality law, it also helps to have more people on the board to do the work. “But it doesn’t restrict volunteers,” Johnson replied.

According to Winther, all current Park Board members are requesting to stay on. She hasn’t had anyone else express an interest at this time. Council member Dennis Crum said he liked the idea of having seven members instead of five. “This way, we can keep the original Park Board members and add a couple others,” Crum said. The resolution to change from a five to seven member board will be put on the July 9, council agenda. Police Chief Elmer Smith asked the council if it was going to respond to the letter received from Lee Hieb regarding keeping chickens in town. “She is not eligible to be grandfathered in,” Smith

said. “The only thing you can do is change the ordinance.” This will also be put on the July 9, agenda. Smith also told the council the city had received permission to block off parking on Highway 127 in the area overlooking the football on July 3, for the fireworks. “We also will have someone at the gate to the field to eliminate fireworks,” Smith said. “The fine is $250 for having fireworks and no warnings will be given.” During citizens questions and comments, Don Blackford requested the council say the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the start of meetings. He also stated his concern that the public did not receive input on

the employee raises that were approved. Samantha Johnson voiced her concern that parliamentary procedures were not being followed at council meetings, and that items not on the agenda should not be discussed with the audience. Bob Dean inquired about the process someone interested in being on the council or Park Board needed to follow. “We just need something in writing why they are interested,” said Fetter. The council asked that anyone interested in filling the council vacancy or the Park Board contact the city and submit a letter with their name and why they are interested in either position. No action on the water

and sewer rates drew a response from Bill DeWitt. “I’ve heard you talk about the water rates again. It doesn’t make any sense. In my career I’ve had to move a few times and never looked at the water rates, but have driven around to see how the yards in a town are kept up and the parks.” Chris Dinkel stated as a citizen she felt the Park Board should go from five to seven members. “There was a lot of discussion at the last meeting for a seven member board. Also, the Park Board asked for it to be increased to seven,” Dinkel said. Other action items at the meeting included: •Approval of a beer permit for 4th Avenue Grill for a Beer Garden on July

4. •Approval of a Red Cross Shelter Agreement for use of the community center if ever needed as a shelter. •Approved a $1 an hour salary increase for Officer Kyle Graber who has taken on extra duties usually done by the sergeant of the police force. •Approved building permits for: Brad Hein, 301 S. Second Ave., bathroom remodel and fence; Scott Krajicek, 415 N. Second Ave., 32’ x 22’ garage; Scott Wohlers, 215 W. Third Street, 30’ x 28’ garage; Calvin Bertelsen, 312 N. Fourth Avenue, sidewalk; Mike Godden, privacy fence. All council members except Dee Clark were present for the meeting.

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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.

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Perley’s Bits & Pieces By Jim Perley Logan Herald-Observer Columnist jperley@iowatelecom.net but he had other problems. His oxen were not entirely broken and one tended to lie down while the other tried to pull a plow or other farm implement. Mathew learned that the judicious use of a whip convinced the slacker to work. Mathew, his wife, and the extended family who moved in with them earned enough money to improve the farm and to buy some machinery. As was the custom, families gave lodging to wayfaring strangers. Six men driving hogs to Council Bluffs asked to stay the night in the tiny cabin. There was little room, but the family made them as comfortable as possible. The men slept on the floor next to the fireplace where a log slowly burned. Dis-

aster was averted when the fire burned too vigorously and began to spread from the fireplace. A man’s feet were so close to the fire that it woke him and the guests helped save the cabin. Years passed and the Halls were able to purchase three farms which they rented to others. They retired to Woodbine and enjoyed the fruits of their labor. Banks were still uncommon and considered unreliable, so settlers loaned money to each other. The Halls were no different. Mathew charged 10 percent and later 8 percent interest. A write for the Harrison County History noted that Mathew’s rates were low. The going rate was up to 50 percent.

Snow in My Garden in June? It is always something. Last week I got calls about the same issue in Dunlap and in Little Sioux (pretty well covering the county). Cucumbers and zucchini plants had lower leaves that were turning snowy white and then dying almost before your eyes. The diagnosis is a simple one, powdery mildew, but the treatment is a bit more complex. Powdery mildew is caused by a group of fungi that occurs across the United States. Powdery mildew on cucurbits (plants in the melon and cucumber family) is characterized as a superficial, powdery, grayishwhite growth on upper leaf surfaces, petioles, and even main stems of infected plants. Affected areas turn yellow then brown and die. The disease can overwinter on infected plant debris in and around the garden, but also can be carried into Iowa as spores on southerly winds, particu-

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gality. He also bought two yolk of steers and two cows and paid $110 for 80 acres of land. Unfortunately, Hall had no more money. The first dollar he earned came from a book he sold. He spent $.25 on a sled and loaned it to a neighbor to go to the mill. A runner broke and Hall was once again without a vehicle. He needed to be creative, because such equipment was necessary to run a farm. A Scottsman, Robert Kirkwood also had no wa-gon, and the two men discussed how they might remedy their problem. They finally had an idea. They would make a wagon from a tree. They used crosscut saws to make eight wheels from the tree trunk and made an axle for them to turn on. They fashioned some lumber and their hard work yielded a wagon “fearfully and wonderfully made.” It was an odd-looking wa-gon, but probably as strong as any in Harrison County. Mathew Hall considered himself to be a rich man,

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Mathew Hall was born in 1819, and he was raised in England. His parents were poor and made their living through hard work for neighbors and others who would hire them. Like so many people of the time, Mathew soon learned the importance of money and hard work. He moved to an uncle’s farm when he was 12. Sometime around his 17th birthday, he took a job with Consett Iron Works. He was a horse keeper and onsetter in coal mine more than 100-feet underground. A year later, he found a job with a railroad and was soon promoted to engineer. He remained on the job until he met some Mormons who were looking for converts. The religion suited him and he took a 10-week trip to New Orleans in 1851. From there he traveled to Council Bluffs (Kanesville). Hall chose a claim on the Little Pigeon Creek because it already had an abandoned cabin. The ready-made home appealed to his sence of fru-

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The day has finally arrived. I’m going to purchase one of those day-by-day pillboxes – although not for me – for our dogs. Our black lab and golden retriever, both getting close to celebrating their 10th birthdays, are on more medication than my boyfriend and me put together. Between taking medicine for sluggish thyroids, allergies and joint pain, they need to be enrolled in Medicare. They say people are spending nearly as much on their pets as they do their children. Although I’m not sure this is true, pets can definitely put a dent in the pocketbook, but we’ll do anything to keep them happy and healthy. Since I do most of my work from home, they have become my constant companions. Most of the time, the black lab is under my desk with his paw planted on my foot, while the retriever lies directly behind me. Makes it a little tough when I need to get up, but they never complaint if I happen to step on them. I can honestly say they are the best co-workers I’ve ever had. They’re always up ad ready to go when it’s break or snack time and when I’m on a roll, writing a story, they would never think to interrupt me with the latest gossip. On the down side, conversations are always one-sided and I’ve only had a couple of past co-workers who could slobber as much as my furry friends. Since most of the workday is spent with just the two of them, I’ve become one of those people who ask their pets’ questions or opinions and wait for an answer. As long as I keep passing out treats, they’ll wag their tails in agreement to everything I might say or do. How many co-workers can you find who are that easy to please? For the past five weeks, the retriever has been on restricted duty, since he tore the ligaments in his knee while chasing a dog on the other side of the fence. Just when he’s about to be fully recovered, the black lab developed swimmer’s ear and had to be knocked out to flush out the infection. Even so , they come to the office, just happy to be there and wanting to help out anyway they can. As my co-workers, they don’t have a lot of tasks to complete, but you can be sure those things that are asked of them, they do without complaint. If I’m having a bad day and snap a time or two, they never hold a grudge. They will gladly accommodate sharing my lunch and don’t mind that I’m in charge of the chip bag. If I have three cookies, to their one, they are still appreciative. I’m not saying I don’t miss my co-workers, because I do, but I have to wonder how much happier a work place might be if people took a couple lessons from a dog. My life has gone to the dogs – and I couldn’t be happier.

larly in warm, dry periods. New infections take from three to 10 days to show up, and on susceptible varieties, can dramatically cover the leaves giving the patch a frosted or snowy look. There are different powdery mildews on other home and garden plants, but today we focus on the cucurbits. In prolonged dry seasons and particularly when humidity is high, powdery mildew can cause premature leaf drop and premature fruit ripening. Powdery mildew tends to be especially problematic on late-planted cucurbits. Possible chemical treatments for cucurbit plants with powdery mildew include the following: • Dusting sulfur (powered elemental sulfur) that is applied directly to leaves and petioles. Do not apply sulfur when temperatures are above 85 degrees, and be careful using sulfur on muskmelons because some

Rich Pope Harrison County Extension Program Coordinator varieties can be damaged by the treatment. • Chlorthalonil – containing fungicides (according to label instructions). Look on the active ingredients statement on the label for “chlorthalonil” and make sure the product you use is labeled for use on garden vegetables. • Horticultural oil (like Sunspray ultra-fine) with baking soda. Add three teaspoons of horticultural oil (like Sunspray ultrafine) with baking soda. Add three teaspoons of horticultural oil to a gallon of water and then add three tablespoons of baking soda. Do not use this when temperatures are

above 90 degrees, or if you have treated with sulfur or to drought-stressed plants. The other (actually better) option, is to remember and then plant powdery mildew-resistant varieties next year (or even this year if you replant or put in plants for fall harvest). These varieties include “Regal” pickling cucumbers, “Burpless,” “Ashley,” “Pointsett8 76”, and “Dasheril” slicing cukes; and “Cordele” or “Ambrosia” cantaloupe. For more information, please contact Rich Pope at the Harrison County Extension Office at ropope@iastate.edu or 712-644-2105.

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Shelby County Deputy. •Deputy Cohrs checked on some horses on 270th Street that were reported to be underfed. The horses were found to have hay and water and were cared for. No further action was taken. •Deputy Cohrs is investigating a theft from a vehicle while parked at the Willow Lake swim beach. Tools were taken and a suspect will be interviewed. June 19 •Deputy Denton checked on a camper trailer that was missing from Woodland Camp. The trailer had been located in River Sioux. The subject that had the trailer said he was told to remove it. He was told to return the trailer which he said he would. •Deputy Cohrs checked on a vehicle in Saw Mills Hollow. The vehicle was reported stolen from Omaha. Omaha Police Department was advised and the vehicle was towed. •Deputy Denton responded to the Modale for reported reckless driving. The vehicle was later located and cited for expired plates. •Deputy Klutts is investigating a reported criminal mischief to property in Sunnyside. June 20

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•Deputy Knickman arSMALL CLAIMS rested Travis Mustard, Accredited Collection Dunlap, for an outstanding Service, Inc. vs Rocky A. arrest warrant. Mustard Ruffcorn, Council Bluffs Credit Management Serwas transported to jail. vices, Inc. vs Jeri Davis, Mondamin June 21 W. David Roberts Re•Deputy Cohrs is investigating a theft that oc- vocable Trust, William Dacurred south of Mondamin vid Roberts vs Marta on Highway 183. A trailer Runyon, Missouri Valley Merchants Credit Adas well as some scrap iron was found to be missing. A justers vs Donna Cote, suspect’s name was given Missouri Valley LVNV Funding LLC vs and will be checked out. •Sheriff Sears and Dep- Keith Mickey, Missouri uties Sieck and Knickman Valley Logan Magnolia Comresponded to an area on the Nebraska side of the munity School vs Russell Missouri River south of Allen, Colleen Allen, LoBlair. The area is Harrison gan County and it had been SEAT BELT reported that a vehicle was VIOLATIONS in the river. Assisted by Jason Salter, Modale Washington County SherEdward Jewell, Modale iff’s office and the Yutan, Steven Wulff, Missouri Neb., dive team, the vehicle was recovered from the Valley Michael Rief, Dunlap river. The vehicle was empty and reported stolen VIOLATIONS from Omaha. Mark May, Missouri •Deputy Cohrs talked to a female that had been Valley, lack of financial liaassaulted by her boyfriend. bility coverage Andrew Vandemark, The assault was found to have occurred in Okla- Woodbine, operating nonhoma but treatment was registered vehicle Lisa Mitchell, Magnolia, sought here. The assault dark window/windshield had been reported to the Kay Dilley, Pisgah, miauthorities in Oklahoma. •Any criminal charge is nor using tobacco, first merely an accusation and offense Franklin Vaughn, Lothe defendant is presumed gan, depositing or throwinnocent until and unless proven guilty.

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ing litter Jarodd Hember, Missouri Valley, dark window/windshield Lawrence Cates, Logan, fish unlawful methods Mercedes Fox, Missouri Valley, failure to secure child Timothy Watson, Missouri Valley, dark window/windshield Marvin Kelley, Woodbine, violations of permit (except weight); failure to comply with safety regulations; failure to carry/exhibit permit Michael Miller, Moorhead, failure to display registration plate Joshua Reetz, Dunlap, failure to have valid license Randie Struble, Onawa, improper use of registration Haddie Winchell, Logan, operating a vehicle with expired license; operation without registration Gabrielle Carman, Missouri Valley, failure to obey stop or yield sign DISTRICT COURT State of Iowa vs Philip McAndrews, OWI, first offense. Unsupervised probation one year. Ordered to undergo drug and alcohol evaluation and to attend drinking driver’s school. $1,250 fine and costs. State of Iowa vs Richard

M. Hamner, possession of marijuana. Deferred judgment for one year. Unsupervised probation for six months. Pay costs and restitution. Civil penalty of $315. State of Iowa vs Mitchell Ryan Hoffses, leaving the scene of an injury accident. Deferred judgment for one year. Unsupervised probation for one year. Ordered to pay costs and make restitution. Ordered to undergo a substance abuse evaluation. Pay civil penalty of $315. State of Iowa vs Matthew Stephenson. Count I, possession of controlled substance. Count II, failure to affix tax stamp. Deferred judgment. Two years probation and assigned to drug court team for supervision. Will remain in custody of the Harrison County Sheriff until bed space available at Zion. State of Iowa vs Twila Mae Jensen, probation violation. Ninety days in jail with credit given for 17 served.

IA officers make roads safe for fourth Most Americans may not realize it, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Fourth of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to alcoholimpaired driving crashes. That’s why this Fourth of July, beginning July 2 to July 8, officers in Iowa will join forces with Deputies of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Depart-ment and Logan Police Department,

that will be stepping up their enforcement efforts as part of the ongoing, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” crackdown. During last year’s fourday sTEP wave, Iowa offi-

cers made 455 drunken driving contacts, and more than 12,700 traffic violations were reported by 225 agencies across the state.

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AUDIOLOGY Rhonda Ward, M.S., CCC-A......................July 2 & 16 CARDIAC Heart Consultants.....................Wed. all day & Friday PM Heart & Vascular Services..Mon. & Wed. P.M. & Fri. A.M CARDIAC/PULMONARY REHABILITATION Cindy Sproul, R.N.......Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday CARDIOVASCULAR NON-INVASIVE STUDIES..................................................Every Mon AM EAR, NOSE, THROAT Iris Moore, M.D.....................................July 2 & 16 GENERAL SURGERY Roalene J. Redland, M.D..............July 6, 13, 20 & 27 Andrew Y. Reynolds, M.D....Every Thurs. A.M. and Wed. OB-GYN Sami Zeineddine M.D........................................July 3 & 17 ONCOLOGY Heartland Oncology & Hematology......July 5, 12, 19 & 26 OPHTHALMOLOGY Michael Feilmeier, M.D.....................................July 17 ORTHOPEDICS Thomas Atteberry, M.D...............1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs A.M, 2nd & 4th Thurs. all day PADnet ...........................................1st Tues of ea month PODIATRY John Weremy, DPM............................July 12 & 26 Indergit Panesar, M.D.....................................July 5 & 19 UROLOGY Larry Siref, M.D..................................July 9 & 23

ATTENTION Harrison County Farm Bureau Members There will be a Policy Development Meeting To adopt and/or amend the 2012 Resolutions On Monday, July 9, 7:00 p.m. At the Harrison Co. Farm Bureau Office 115 N 3rd Avenue, Logan

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Craft exhibit YOUNG MOGALS Free recipes at Welcome Center at MCC to Farmers’ Market close July 1 The very popular, “Craft Exhibit,” at the Moorhead Cultural Center (MCC) will close Sunday, July 1. Be sure to take the time to stop and see the hand carved wooden canes, shelves and tables. Along with this exhibit, you will find garden art, bird feeders, handmade soy candles, gift bags, hand-sewn items, jean purses, baby blankets and decorative jewelry. Viewing hours are from 1-4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday at MCC in Moorhead. After this exhibit closes, the next will be “Charcoal Drawings,” by Don Foster set for July 13-Aug. 5. The Cultural Center is open free to the public and devoted to the history, art and culture of the Loess Hills.

Named to UNL Honor/Deans List Emily Foutch and Amber Klein, Logan, both seniors at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, have been named to the Dean’s List/Honor Roll for the spring semester. Foutch is a speech-language pathology and audiology major with a 4.0 grade point average. Klein is an elementary education major with a 4.0 grade point average.

Open House set for Mae Mikels An Open House for Mae Mikels’ 90th birthday will be held from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, June 30 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall Portsmouth. Everyone is welcome to come and wish her a happy birthday.

Nieces and nephews of Pam Parsons and Paula Stueve set up shop outside of Harrison Mutual Insurance last week selling hot dogs, chips and brownies. The kids had various ideas for revenue earned from their sales. It varied from buying DS games to a hamster. Pictured, from left to right, are Justin Moore, age 4, Hannah Moore, age 5, Kallie Danker, age 5, and Caleb Moore, age 6. Photo: Mary Darling

Looking for a new way to use an abundant crop of cucumbers or zucchini? If so, Cucumber Salad and Easy Zucchini Chocolate Cake are just two of the recipes that will be available at the Welcome Center Farmers’ Market from 3:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 28. Market vendors and Harrison County Welcome Center staff will be offering free recipes for some of their favorite dishes using fresh produce available at the market. “With July 4th, quickly approaching, we thought everyone may be looking for some new recipe ideas to use for their holiday picnics and family gatherings,” Kathy Dirks, Coor-

dinator. said. And if you’d like to know more about herbs, make plans to attend the July 5 market where there will be a program on “Herbs – what do I do with them?” Information will include storage and uses for a variety of herbs including tea herbs. More recipes will also be available that day. The Welcome Center Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday through Oct. 18. For more information on the market or upcoming events, please contact the Welcome Center at (712) 642-2114, or check out Harrison County Iowa Welcome Center on Facebook.

Lo-Ma alumni gather for banquet The Logan-Magnolia Alumni Banquet was held June 2 at Lo-Ma High School. The Class of 1992 hosted the event. Mickels Restaurant, Harlan, catered the meal. Matt Pitt, Missouri Valley, gave the welcome and was the master of ceremonies. Ted Radloff, Corcoran, Minn., gave the invocation. Representing the classes: Maxine Ward, Neola, Class of 1937; Keith Birks, Laramie, Wyo., and Alyce Van Cleave Myrtue, Harlan, Class of 1942; Jack McMillan and Rex Fetter, both Logan, Class of 1947; Phil Duvall, Missouri Valley, Class of 1952; John Burbridge, Logan, Class of 1957; Robert Krejci, Sarasota Springs, Utah, Class of 1962; Ruth Hoover Beck, Mondamin and Kathy Foutch Pet-erson, Blair, Neb., Class of 1972; Nanette Stueve Love, Missouri Valley, Class of 1987; and Matt Pitt, Missouri Valley, Class of

1992. A fundraiser dance was at Pryor Creek Magnolia Event Center after the banquet. Richie Lee and the Fabulous Fifties Band of Des Moines, performed a variety of 1950s and 1960s music. Attending from out of town were: California: Robert and Shirley Walsh McGee, Suisun City; Karen Clark Sweeney, LaQuinta; Karen Plessinger, Oakland. Colorado: Don DeWitt, Durango. Florida: Phil and Grace Harvey Plessinger, Naples; Macy Study Bedingfield and guest, Jacksonville. Illinois: James and Janet Mindrup Joslin, Bloomington. Logan: Jack McMillen, Norman and Marlene Dinsmore Collins, Rex and Joan Hansen Fetter, Robert and Nancy Harvey, Gene and Evelyn Finken Pitt, Lois Brown Hatterman, Robert and Roma Dague

Sears, Hazel Leonard Black, Ron and Sierra Racobs Andersen, Richard and Barbara Leonard Bend-gen, Larry Charlson and Mary Jean Barney, Howard and Beverly Birks Harter, Dr. Lee Deakins Hieb, Scott and Jamie Straight Myer, Doug and Joyce Gash Rosengren, Kim Jac-obsen Wohlers, Pam Michael Hoff, Louise McGee Foutch, Thelma Tate Johnsen, Don and Jenelle Powell, Ernie and Nancy Stueve, Raymond Brown, Ron and Jean Powell Koenig, Donna McIntosh, Marlene O’Neill Lundergard, Cal and Meaghan Evans, Barb Small Hoff, Chris Altwegg Cohrs, Larry O’Neill, Larry and Linda Burbridge Hennessy, Judy Emswiler Cates, John and Charlotte Burbridge, Angela Anderson Winther, and John and Debbie Charbonneau Straight. Michelle Christians Knudsen, Magnola; Sondra Pitt Dickinson and Zoe Leonard, both Woodbine; Don and Sandra Salts Oviatt, Phil Duvall, Matt and Shana Thomsen Pitt,

Alvin and Joann Earlywine Kierscht, Linda Frahm Thomas, Marjorie Brown Sass, Nanette Stueve Love, all Missouri Valley. Bill and Muriel Dinkel Lemons and Alyce Van Cleave Myrtue and guests, Harlan. Kenneth and Marilyn Pitt Clinkenbeard, Dave and Ruth Hoover Beck, and Tonya Beck, all Mondamin. Maxine Gallaher Ward and guests, Tricia Cox Wohlers and Joe Anderson, all Neola. Dorothy Harter Reuland, Carl and Dorothy Leonard Woods, and Lois Divelbess Graybill, all Council Bluffs. Jon Holthe, Muscatine; Eileen Graybill Marr and guest, Persia; Donald and Marily Graham Hall, George; Gene Pearsall, Sidney; Daniel and Catie Becker Ehlert, Emmetsburg; Richard and Cheryl Clinkenbeard, Spencer; Wendy Irvin Seddon and guest, Creston, Don Raine, Ames; Luella Hatcher Anderson, Little Sioux. Michigan: Janet Plessinger Goyne, Grand Rapids.

Democrats to meet Harrison County Democrats will host their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 5, at Gurney’s Restaurant, 229 S. Sixth St., Missouri Valley. Up for discussion will be the county fair

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booth and Christie Vilsack for Congress fundraiser scheduled for August. Please contact Susan Bonham at (712) 644-3401 for more information.

Minnesota: Tom Evans, Garrison; Ted and Jill Radloff, Corcoran; Dennis and Jeanette Frahm, Northfield. Montana: Robert Carlson, Columbus. Nebraska: Janet Hodges Thomas; Linda DeWitt Thomas; Luke and Jennifer Loftus Anderson; Karol McBride and guest; Larry and Sharon Poore Wilwerding; Ted and Linda Wohlers, all of Omaha. Kathy Foutch Peterson, Blair; Brian Harvey, Lincoln; Delores Dakin Barney and guest, Ashland; Tana Dow Jones, Elkhorn; Gary McBride, Wisner; Doni Thomas Coulter, Bennington; Yogesh and Kim Stanley Regmi, Papillion; Judy Pitt Brahmsteadt, Pilger. Nevada: Allen and Karen Earlywine, Las Vegas. Oregon: Milton and Ella Mae Kuster Boone, Keiger. Oklahoma: Russ and Rosanne Frazier, Bixby. Texas: Thomas Hickey and guests, San Antonio. Utah: Robert Krejci, Sarasota Springs. Wyoming: Keith and Dorothy Birks, Laramie.

Field Day set for Beebe farm A Field Day is being hosted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 3, by Wyffels Hybrids at the Kent Beebe farm, 1641 280th Street, Modale. There will be hands-on education stations, a chance to view the newest technology and job areas available in the agriculture industry. Please RSVP to Katie Frenzen at (308) 550-1609.


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Magnolia alumni return for alumni banquet The Magnolia Alumni Reunion was June 9 at the LoganMagnolia High School with 130 in attendance. Patricia Epperson Hinkel, Class of 1962, was in charge of the program. Lois Kersten Fields, Harlan, Class of 1936, was the oldest lady alumni present,and Milton Niedermyer, Class of 1942, the oldest man alumni Alumni that passed away since the June 2011 reunion Class of 1942: Betty Stewart Barry and Milton Niedermyer included, Irwin Maaske, Class (also the oldest man present. ) of 1938; Miles Barnhart, Class of 1947; Beverly Petersen Fox, Class of 1955. Alumni present included: Class of 1942: Betty Stewart Barry, Missouri Valley; Milton Niedermyer, Council Bluffs. Class of 1947: Phyllis Kersten Graham, Missouri Valley. Class of 1952: Leslie Hodges, Omaha; Eddie Hornbeck, Council Bluffs; Tom Rhoten, Copalis Crossing, Wash,; Eileen Epperson Smith,York, Neb.. Lois Kersten Field, Class of Phyllis Kersten Graham, Class of 1957: Floyd Bedsaul, 1936, oldest lady present. Class of 1947. Norco, Calif.; Sharon Grosvenor Goch-enour, Missouri Valley; Othal Hodges, Galva; Jack

Class of 1962 members included, in front from left to right, Lorriane Lewis Street, Sharon Burress Smith, Patrica Epperson Hinkel, Carol Aronson Keenihan; in back, John Benedickt, Judith Forde Miller, Gloria Worth Alton and Dick Sharp.

Lewis, Omaha; Butch Michael, Omaha; Genelle Menching Powell, Logan; Norman Jean Aronson Smith, Council Bluffs. The last class to graduate from Magnolia Consolidated School District was the Class of 1962. Those attending were: John Benedeckt, Logan; Carol Aronson Keenihan, Las Cruces, N.M.; Patricia Epperson Hinkel, Littleton, Colo.; Judith Forde Miller, Boulder, Colo.; Dick Sharp, Virginia; Sharon Burress Smith, Woodbine; Lorraine Lewis Street, Omaha; Gloria Worth Alton, Overland Park, Kan. Also present were: Connie Smith Betcher, Sun City, Ariz.; Gordie Betcher, Sun City, Ariz.; Dick Burkholder, Lakewood, Colo.; Lila Mae Michael Burkholder, Lakewood, Colo; Art Hinkel, Littleton, Colo.; Mike Miller, Boulder, Colo.; Lois Mae Benson Collison, Blencoe; David Burkholder, Cedar Falls; Mary Niedermyer, Council Bluffs; Marilyn Niedermyer Newland, Council Bluffs; Dan Newland, Council Bluffs; Bruce Norris, Council Bluffs; Gaylord Epperson, Council Bluffs; Mary

Ann Forde Epperson, Council Bluffs; Barb Blankenship Hornbeck, Council Bluffs; Glen Earlywine, Council Bluffs; Carl Smith, Council Bluffs; Jerry Hodges, Council Bluffs; Mary Hodges, Galva; Maureen Reardon Doner, Hancock; Bernie Schroder, Hancock; Joanne Grady, Harlan; Donna Kersten Sorenson, Harlan; LeRoy Sorenson, Harlan; Shirley Earlywine Baldwin, Harlan. From Logan: Shirley Stewert Kersten, Miriam Unmack Cates, Judy Cates, Carolyn Pitt Tupper, Alice Girton Landon, Esther Gochenour Michael, Marilyn Michael Collins, Tracy Tupper Swift, Corinne Norris Tupper, Bob Gochenour, Judy Goch-enour, Gene Benson, Janice Benson, Charles Lamberson, Bob Jordan, Maryln Jordan, Darlene Bedsaul Lamberson, Don Powell, Judy Niles Cohrs, Bob Cohrs, Carl Michael, Dor-othy Michael, Jerry Straight, Sondra Straight, Sue Benedickt. From Magnolia: Jim Rider, Lorita Rider, Rex Rhoten, Janet Rhoten. Missouri Valley: Jim McCur-ley, Patricia Dougherty Robinson, Verne Graham, Don

Barnhart, Alice Barnhart, Charles Olsen, Arlyce Olsen, Marge Stirtz, Audrey Girton, Helen Pauley Herman, Wallis Gochenour, Leona Shepard Joy. Mondamin: Fred Cooper, Joe Cooper, Katherine Arbaugh Dickinson, Lloyd Dickinson, Lee Dickinson, Ruth Hoover Beck, Dave Beck. Delbert Collison, Onawa; Jack Grosvenor, Paulina; Kay Grosvenor, Paulina; Jackie Benedickt, Persia; David Aronson, Urbandale; Sandra Michael Chlopek and Len Chlopek, Algonquin, Ill.; Jess Alton, Overland, Kan.; Pat Stewart and Jeannie Stewart, Ashland, Neb.; Patty Moore Alexander, Ft. Calhoun, Neb.; Gloria Michael Lang, Fremont, Neb. Omaha: Phyllis Stewart Cuva, Dick Cuva, Mary Cuva, Joyce Hodges, Marilyn Mether Shanahan, Bob Shanahan, Lois Ann Olson Hallquist, Bob Hall-quist, Betty Lewis, Roy Cooper, Sharon Cooper, Lyle Rhoten, Ellen Rhoten. Dick Smith, York, Neb.; Judy Sharp, Virginia and Tom Rhoten, Copalis Crossing, Wash.

Members from the Class of 1957 included, in front left to right, Sharon Grosvenor Gochenour, Genelle Menching Powell, Normal Jean Arsonson Smith; in back, Othal Hodges, Jack Lewis, Butch Michael and Floyd Bedsaul.

Crop certification deadline June 30

Members of the Class of 1952 that returned for the Alumni event included, from left to right, Mary Jo Evers Moore, Eileen Epperson Smith, Eddie Hornbeck, Tom Rhoten and Les Hodges. All photos submitted.

The annual crop certification is June 30. Pro-ducers should file an accurate and timely report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting. Acreage reports on crops covered by Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program should be filed in

“Living the dream” Dunlap’s 4th of July Celebration

Register for TechDaze at Iowa Western Registration is now open for Iowa Western Community College’s TechDaze. This will be the college’s ninth summer offering the day camp. Every year since TechDaze began, the camp continues to grow with different activities and participants. TechDaze was started in 2004 by the IWCC computer studies and engineering technology staff to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math. IWCC faculty and staff introduce campers to the world of technology with hands-on and interactive activities. Since that time, more programs have been added. Campers are able to attend six different activities during the event from topics such as Build a Computer, Create a Web Page, Explore Electronics, In-vestigate Forensics, Go Green, Be a Radio Rock Star, Explore Construction and many others. Dates for TechDaze 2012 are July 17-19 with check in starting at 8:30 a.m. and pickup at 4 p.m. This three-day camp is open to all middle school boys and girls entering the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Registra-tion is $100 and includes lunch, snacks, t-shirt and all activity supplies. Pre-registration is required by July 1. For more information please contact Rehna at (712) 325-3349 or (800) 432-5852, ext. 3349.

the county office the earlier of June 30 or no later than 15 calendar days before the onset of harvest or grazing of the specific crop acreage being reported.

City Park Dunlap, IA 7:45 AM 7:30 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Logan FIRE & RESCUE

12:00 to 4:00pm 2:30 PM 4:00 PM

Street Dance & Beer Garden (Street in front of Logan Fire Hall)

Saturday, June 30

Gates open at 7p.m. • Bands start at 7:30 Featuring:

Fork in the Road & Sanford Place Mechanical Bull by Dabine Boyz Entertainment $10 PErson/$15 Couple Must be 21 to enter and must have valid ID present No ID - No Entrance

Schedule of Activities: Flag Ceremony Annual Fun Run, Check in at City Park Fun Run Youth Fun Run Parade Judging Kids Parade Parade - Theme: “Living the Dream” Line up starts at 8:00am at the fairgrounds Park Activities Judging for Annual BBQ Contest Begins Conclusion of Park Activities NEW CARNIVAL GAMES! Toilet Paper Toss

5K Fun Run/Walk Fee: $10 with T-shirt, $3 without Breakfast served following the race for those participants Pickup entries at City Hall/The Dunlap Reporter (No Bikes please!) Check In 7:00 to 7:30 am Race @ 8:00am Youth Race @ 9:00am Questions: 643-5493

FIREWORKS AT DUSK!!

Horse Race Game Treasure Hunt THE OLD FAVORITES: Plinko Ring Toss Tractor Rides Ferris Wheel (provided by Pat Cogdill)

Annual BBQ Contest Categories: Pork, Beef, Poultry West end of the Park Judging begins at 2:30pm

BRING YOUR FAMILY TO A DUNLAP TRADITION

INFLATABLE ATTRACTIONS: Iron Man Obstacle Course

Questions: 263-9445

3 in 1: Climbing Wall, Slide & Bounce House

Noon to 4:00PM City Park Activities Methodist Food Booth Hot Dog Eating Contest BBQ contest Antique Car/Tractor Show (Call Jerry Baldwin for info)

Optimist Snack Booth Carnival Games Ferris Wheel (provided by Pat Cogdill)

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Church New national system to deliver weather alerts to cell phones A new national program will allow some cell phone users to receive alerts for the most dangerous weather directly to their phones. Under the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, the National Weather Service will begin issuing alerts for the most severe weather through participating wireless carriers directly to cell phones in designated areas. The alerts will be broadcast by cell towers. Cell phones within the selected area will immediately pick up the signal, provided they have the capability to receive the alerts. If someone travels into a threat area after an alert is first sent, a WEA-capable device will receive the message when the person enters the area. The availability of WEAs will be dependent on whether the carrier and cell phone are equipped to receive them. All major wireless carriers and hun-

dreds of smaller carriers are taking part in WEA on a voluntary basis. In Iowa, Verizon, U.S. Cellular and AT&T have reported they are ready to carry WEA alerts, however, other cellular carriers may be ready. People should check with their cellular carriers to find out if WEA alerts are available in their area and whether their cell phone is capable of receiving the alerts. The WEA system is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Commercial Mobile Alert System.

**Arcadia Legion and Dance Hall - Arcadia, Iowa **

First Annual Polka Fest Jim Busta Band Sqeezebox

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Dancing from 1-7 p.m.

80th Birthday JoAnn (Ingwersen) Finerty, Persia, will observe her 80th birthday July 6. Her family is planning a card shower in her honor. Cards may be sent to her at 3856 270th Street, Persia, IA 51563. Her children are the late Patty (Finerty) and George Harman, Council Bluffs; Kathy (Finerty) and Ron Gau, Persia; and Karen (Finerty) and Paul Waltz, Johnston. She has 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. JoAnn was born July 6, 1932. She grew up in Persia and graduated from Persia High School. She

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.

LIFELINE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Pastor Hank Gruver Co-pastor Suzi Peterson 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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community announcements. Following 150 nominations and 798 votes, Iowa’s Loess Hills Region took the title of “Watchable Wildlife” at the Western Iowa Tourism Region’s annual meeting at Wall Lake.

The Logan HeraldObserver will be CLOSED Wed., July 4. We will resume regular office hours on Thurs., July 5 The deadline for our July 4 edition will be Thursday, June 28th at noon!

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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 Associate Pastor John Sievering, 644-2642 www.loganchristianchurch.org Saturday Service - 7 p.m. Sunday Worship, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. 6th - High School Youth, 6-8 p.m. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Mondamin Co-Pastors Tomm Bothwell and John Carritt Sunday

School, 9:15 a.m. Worship, 10 a.m PERSIA METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Orris Drake Sunday Worship, 8:45 a.m. ST. ANNE’S Logan Rev. Michael Berner, Pastor 644-2535 • 644-2092 Saturday Mass, 4:00 p.m. Sunday Mass, 8:00 a.m. ST. PATRICK’S Dunlap Saturday Mass, 5:45 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. SACRED HEART Woodbine Sunday 9:30 a.m. HOLY FAMILY Mondamin 645-2683 Saturday Mass, 4 p.m. Sunday Mass, 8 a.m. Rev. Felix Onuora, CSSp. ST. PATRICK’S Missouri Valley Rev. Michael Berner, Pastor Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, 9:30 a.m. UNITED METHODIST

CHURCH Pisgah Lay Pastor Pam Schwertley Sunday Service, 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. United Methodist Women, 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays MONDAMIN CHURCH OF CHRIST (Christian) 207 Noyes Mondamin, Iowa 51557 (712) 646-2644 Wayne Bahr, pastor Jeff Bierbrodt, Youth Pastor Worship – 9:00 a.m. Sunday School – 10:15 a.m. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH Honey Creek 545-3022 Pastor David Kuhnle Bible Study, 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:00 a.m. Adult Bible Class - 9 a.m. Children’s Church in 10 a.m. service ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Magnolia -Sunday Worship at Immanuel Lutheran Church

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Logan PERSIA ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Duane Anunson Sunday Worship, 8:30 a.m. PISGAH COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Pastor Terry McHugh Co-Pastor Ralph Hussing Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m. THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Mondamin Lay Pastor Pam Schwertley Sunday School, 10:30a.m. Sunday Worship, 9:45 a.m. THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Little Sioux Lay Pastor Pam Schwertley Sunday Worship, 8:45 a.m. Fellowship Hour, 9:30 United Methodist Women, 3rd Wednesday Every Month LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH Logan Pastor Randy Williams

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Missouri Valley 642-2538 Rev. Barbara Todd firstpresbymvmsn.com Adult Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship, 10:00 a.m. Sunday School, 11:15 a.m. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Logan Pastor Jerald Firby 644-2384 • 642-2842 Sunday Worship, 9:00 a.m. Fellowship: 10:00 10:15 a.m. Sun. School, 10:15 11:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study: 10:15 0 11:00 a.m. LOGAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Jack D. Hofmockel Worship, 9:30 a.m. Contemp. Sun. School, 9:30 NEW LIFE CHURCH Logan Comm. Center Pastor Stan Udd 642-9363 Small Groups Opening Contact Nathan 402-253-0642

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Logan’s 4th of July Celebration! Blues Carnival • June 30 - July 4 @ The Logan City Park • Wristbands $25 Hours: Saturday, June 30 • 5:00pm to 10pm - Sunday, July 1 • 1pm to 10pm Monday, July 2 • 5pm to 10pm - Tuesday, July 3 • 2pm to 10pm Wednesday, July 4 • Parade time to 10pm

Logan Fire & Rescue Street Dance Saturday, June 30 Music by Sanford Place & Fork in the Road • Doors open at 7pm. Mechancial Bull by Dabine Boyz Entertainment Located on 3rd Ave between 6th & 7th St. (Street in front of Logan Fire Hall) Must be 21 or older and have a valid ID to enter

Logan’s Gigantic Fireworks Display Tuesday, July 3 Fireworks at Dusk • Logan Ball Fields No Fireworks or Alcohol Permitted! Strictly enforced by local law enforcement

Harrison County’s Biggest Parade “Hometown Spirit” Wednesday, July 4 Judging at 9:30am • Parade starts at 10:30am Grand Marshall - Florence Marley, Logan Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. Parade will begin at 7th and Maple and will head East down Hwy 30. Horses will need to line up on the block north of the Community Center on 3rd St. NO WATER BALLOONS

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PUBLIC NOTICE HARRISON COUNTY LANDFILL COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES JUNE 13, 2012 The H.C.L.C. regular meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m., June 13, 2012, by Vice-Chairman S. Struble. Roll call showed Representatives: J. Herman, K. Breyfogle, C. Chlupacek, P. Marshall, and Solid Waste Mgr. D. Barry. Also in attendance was R. Holthe, Logan. Representative R. Fetter arrived shortly after the meeting started. There were no changes to the present agenda. K. Breyfogle motioned to accept the agenda. C. Chlupacek seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. There were no changes to the May, 2012 meeting minutes and directors memos. P. Marshall motioned to approve the meeting minutes and directors memos. C. Chlupacek seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. Dan reviewed the budget and claims: The CDs were reviewed with no changes from last month. The May sales, along with the checking and savings accounts were reviewed. K. Breyfogle wanted a quick reminder, what the retained savings account was, and what/how the IDNR allowed those funds to be spent. The Budget was reviewed, with May being the 11th month of the Fiscal Year. All group totals were looked at, with Dan explaining how he feels the numbers will end up for the fiscal year. 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. Chlupacek seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion passed. Item #5 was to review and vote on a Leachate Disposal Agreement with the City of Wodbine. This is an update/renewal agreement, which the Landfill and City of Woodbine has had for several years. J. Herman asked Dan for a quick review of what exactly “leachate” is. Upon reviewing leachate, and how we contain it, Dan noted that the amount of leachate in the contract is acceptable, but Woodbine is requesting an increase from $0.01/gallon to $0.15/gallon for disposal. As there has been no increase for 15 years, the Representatives felt this request was reasonable. R. Fetter motioned to accept and sign the

Leachate Disposal Agreement as presented. K. Breyfogle seconded the motion. City of Woodbine Representatives abstained from voting action. All yeas. Motion passed. P. Marshall told Dan about two (2) items that may hinder the Landfill from delivering leachate to the Woodbine lagoons. Paul and Dan will keep in contact about these items. Dan also told the representatives that he has started talking with the City of Logan to see if they are interested in working with the landfill in disposing of leachate at their Lagoons. Item #6 was for questions/concerns/misc. informa-tion that the representatives or Dan had: The representatives had no questions or concerns at this time and Dan had nothing to discuss. 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 or discussion on these reports. The next regular meeting will be held on July 11, 2012. With no further items to discuss, K. Breyfogle motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m. P. Marshall seconded the motion. All yeas. Motion passed. Sherman Struble, HCLC Vice Chairman Attest: Dan Barry, HCLC Mgr. CLAIMS BILLS PAID SINCE MAY, 2012 MEETING Ethan Lenz .......................$75.00 Health Equity................1, 983.96 IPERS............................2,575.66 IRS ................................3,998.36 Lincoln Financial ..............450.00 US Postmaster ...................90.00 TOTAL ...........................9,172.98 BILLS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL JUNE 13, 2012 A-Tec Recycling................279.01 Audubon Co. Transfer Station ............................421.37 BHE Trashmaster ..........1,946.09 Barker Lemar.................5,046.00 Bill’s Water Cond. ...............59.40 Chase Card ......................102.00 Crossroads ....................1,300.00 CTI Recycling ...................152.36 Environmental Sev. Of IA .132.00 Farm Service Co. ..........5,353.54 Farm Service Coop ..........352.50 Harr. Co. Engineer .........2,369.81 Harr. Co. Landfill Comm.4,170.01 IA Dept. of Nat. Res. .....5,267.30 IDNR...................................96.00 IMWCA ..........................2,149.00 IA Recycling Asso. ...........150.00 J&D Adv..............................79.50 Logan Auto Supply ...........322.30 Logan Herald Obs. .............71.81 MidAmerican Energy........183.41 Omaha World Herald..........37.83 Principal Mutual................387.00

Resource Mgt. ..................767.50 St. Lukes Drug & Alcohol .............................37.00 Super Foods.......................27.14 SWANA ............................189.00 The Office Stop ..................69.45 US Postmaster ...................90.00 Wellmark BCBS of IA ....2,706.84 Windstream ......................237.46 Woodbine Water Dept. ..2,729.79 TOTAL .........................37,282.41 26-1

PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR HARRISON COUNTY CASE NO. EQCV029280 ORIGINAL NOTICE DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR HIS ASSET SECURITIZATION CORP. TRUST 2007-NCI, Plaintiff, Vs. STEVEN L. EHLERT, SPOUSE OF STEVEN L. EHLERT, MELISSA N. EHLERT, ERIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, COMMUNITY BANK, FARMERS TRUST & SAVINGS BANK, AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants, TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the Office of the Clerk of the above Court, a Petition, in the above-entitled action which prays for judgment in rem and in the principal amount of $72,406.14 plus interest to 02/13/2012 in the amount of $3,086.95, and thereafter at the rate of 9.45% per annum, such amount equaling $18.75 per day, the costs of the action including report of title costs $250.00, escrow advance of $183.57, other fees of $140.00, late charges of $157.40, and reasonable attorney fees and that said sums be declared a lien upon the followingdescribed premises at 1119 Newark Ave., Moorhead, Harrison County, Iowa, to-wit: Please see Exhibit “X” for the Legal Description; That the mortgage on the abovedescribed real estate be foreclosed; that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment; and for other relief as the Court may deem just and equitable. The attorney for the Plaintiff is Brian G. Sayer, whose address is 531 Commercial Street, Suite 250; P.O. Box 2363, Waterloo, IA 507042363, telephone (319) 232-3304,

facsimile (319) 232-3639. NOTICE THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORECLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPTLY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNLESS YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL SIX MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONEFAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONEFAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY YOU MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE AND IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT WILL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. IF YOU DO FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAISNT YOU IF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE FO THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY ARE INSUFFICIENT TO SATISFY THE AMOUNT OF THE MORTGAGED DEBT AND COSTS. IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELILING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU WHETHER OR NOT YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. You are further notified that unless you serve and, within a reasonable time thereafter, file a motion or answer on or before July 27, 2012, in the Iowa District Court for Harrison County, Iowa, at the Courthouse in Logan, Iowa, judgment by default will be rendered against your for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of a disability, immediately all your district ADA coordinator at (712) 328-

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4797. (If you are hearing impaired call Relay Iowa TTY (800) 7352942). Clerk of Court Harrison County Courthouse Logan, Iowa IMPORTANT; YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. 24-3

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE STATE OF IOWA HARRISON COUNTY IOWA DISTRICT COURT CASE #EQCV029270 Special Execution PLAINTIFF WELLS FARGO BANK, NA VS. DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor) JEFFERSON DALE DAVIS; NIKKI DAVIS; FIRST NATIONAL BANK 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 4 AND 5, IN BLOCK 2, MARTINSVILLE, MODALE, HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA. LOCAL ADDRESS: 106 EAST MARTIN, MODALE, IOWA. The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale, July 13, 2012; Time of Sale, 10:30 a.m.; Place of Sale, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. This sale not subject to redemption. Judgment Amount, $66,473.77; Costs, $408.40; Accruing Costs, $364.79 plus sheriff; Interest, 5.76% from 2-28-12 on $63,273.90 plus $1,785.08; Date, April 2, 2012; Sheriff, Patrick Sears, Harrison County, Iowa; Attorney, David M. Erickson. 25-2

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF LOGAN, IOWA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED VACATION OF PLAT Notice is hereby given that on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., a public hearing will be held before the City Council of Logan, Iowa in the Council Chambers at Logan City Hall, 108 West 4th Street, Logan, Iowa to consider the adop-

tion of a resolution approving the Petition For Vacation of Official Plat dated April 26, 2012 and filed on May 8, 2012 with the City of Logan by Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII – Logan. The petition provides that Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII – Logan is the owner and proprietor of all of Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, Highland Drive Subdivision, being a replatting of Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 57, Reel’s Addition, City of Logan, Harrison County, Iowa and in accordance with Section 354.22 of the Code of Iowa, Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII - Logan, as the owner and proprietor of all such real property petitions the City Council of the City of Logan, Iowa to adopt a resolution vacating the Official Plat of Highland Drive Subdivision, filed November 9, 1995 in File No. S889, Book 548 at Page 1074 and in Plat Cab 2, Slide 138B of County Recorder’s Office, Harrison County, Iowa and to provide in the resolution for the City of Logan’s conveyance to Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII – Logan of all of the area designated on such Official Plat as Highland Drive and to ratify and reconfirm the Original Plat of Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 57, Reel’s Addition, City of Logan, Harrison County, Iowa filed April 14, 1875 at Book 1, Page 52 of County Recorder’s Office, Harrison County, Iowa. The Petition For Vacation indicates the only mortgagee or lienholder having an interest in any real property in the Highland Drive Subdivision being vacated is the United States of America acting by and through the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under a Mortgage, Deed of Trust, or Security Deed dated March 21, 2012 between Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII-Logan, Mortgagor, and the United States of America, acting by and through the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Mortgagee, and recorded March 26, 2012 in Book 2012 at Page 0761, Official Records, Harrison County, Iowa securing the principal amount of One Million Five Hundred Five Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars ($1,505,800.00). No portion of the Official Plat of Highland Drive Subdivision adjoins a river or state owned lake. The legal description of such real property after approving Mosaic Housing Corp. XXII Logan’s Petition For Vacation of all of the lots in the Highland Subdivision shall be Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 57, Reel’s Addition, City of Logan, Harrison County, Iowa. Angela Winther, City Clerk/Administrator 26-1


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712-545-3600 PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC BID NOTICE Southwest Iowa Planning Council, as grant administrator for the City of Logan, is holding a contractor walk through for two Logan Housing Rehabilitation Projects on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at the following locations: 1:00 p.m.: 414 N. 4th Ave., Windows, doors, electric main, HVAC, gutters, and miscellaneous. 2:00 p.m.: 122 N. 5th Ave., windows, doors, electrical repair, soffit and fascia and miscellaneous. Sealed bids for these projects are due at Southwest Iowa Planning Council, 1501 SW 7th Street, Atlantic, IA 50022, no later than 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Bids can be faxed to 712243-3458. Bids not received by this time will not be accepted. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud promptly at 9:00 a.m. on said date at Southwest Iowa Planning Council. The City of Logan reserves the right to refuge any and all bids. A certificate of insurance showing the City of Logan and SWIPCO as additional insured’s will be requested within 7 days after project is awarded. Bid documents are available at the walk through. All questions pertaining to these projects should be directed to Sandy Hansen or Dave Riedemann, Southwest Iowa Planning Council by calling 866-279-4720. 26-1

THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT HARRISON COUNTY PROBATE NO. ESPRO14375 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LINDA LOU LEGG, DECEASED, To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Linda Lou Legg, Deceased, who died on or about March 11, 2012: You are hereby notified that on the 1st day of June, 2012, the undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate. Notice is hereby 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 four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 1st day of June, 2012. John Marnin, Administrator of the Estate 6019 S. 182nd Avenue Omaha, NE 68135 Judson L. Frisk, ICIS PIN No: AT0002691 Attorney for the Administrator Judson L. Frisk, Law Office Address: 207 E. 7th Street, P.O. Box 128, Logan, IA 51546 Date of second publication, 4ay of July, 2012. 26-2

LOGAN CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS JUNE 18, 2012 At 7:10 P.M. Mayor Fetter called the meeting to order. Those present were Council Members Johnson, Crum and Lefeber. Council Member Clark was absent. Mayor Fetter asked if there were any additions or deletions to the agenda. The City Clerk added a building permit to the consent agenda for Mike Godden for a privacy fence. Motion was made by Crum and seconded by Johnson to approve the agenda with the addition of a building permit for Mike Godden for a privacy fence. 3 ayes. Item 4 was to approve the consent agenda which consisted of the minutes from the 5-29-12 special council meeting and 6-4-12 council meeting, set a date of Monday, July 9th, 2012, for a regular council meeting, approve the claims register and approve building permits for Brad Hein, 301 S. 2nd Ave., bathroom remodel and fence; Scott Krajicek, 415 N. 2nd Ave., 32’ x 22’ garage; Scott Wohlers, 215 W. 3rd St., 30’ x 28’ garage; Calvin Bertelsen, 312 N.

4th Ave., sidewalk; Mike Godden, 322 N. 4th Ave., privacy fence. Motion was made by Crum and seconded by Johnson to approve the consent agenda. 3 ayes. Next on the agenda was to approve an outdoor beer permit for 4th Ave. Grill for a beer garden on July 4th, 2012. The license has been approved by Alcoholic Beverages. Motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Lefeber to approve an outdoor beer permit for 4th Ave. Grill for a beer garden on July 4th, 2012. 3 ayes. Item 6 on the agenda was to approve the first reading of Ordinance 440: An ordinance to amend Chapter 92 Water Rates. Mayor Fetter went over the three different scenarios that had been discussed at previous meetings. The scenarios were to use part of a CD for new controls at the water plant, not use any of the CD’s or leave the ordinance as is and increase the rates by 1%. Johnson stated that water and sewer rates are high in Logan, and the product the citizens receive may not be to the acclaim that other cities aspire to. Mayor Fetter stated that water quality has gotten better with the continuous maintenance that’s done on the water system. Johnson would like to explore options of getting better quality water he stated. He stated that he wants the rates to remain the same for now. Mayor Fetter stated that whatever is done, the ordinance would have to be rewritten. Crum stated that he would like to see the 1% increase in the rates. Johnson stated that feedback that he has received when talking to people is that water is a leading indicator for the attractiveness of a community. The quality of water and how much it costs are looked at by people who are considering moving to a community. He stated that the water in Logan is a check mark against us, and he would like to improve that attractiveness. He would like to exhaust all efforts to get better water he stated. Mayor Fetter stated that the city is trying to keep from having to borrow money and put some away in a rainy day fund. He also stated that the city would not build a million dollar rainy day fund. Johnson appreciates the fact that we have

safe drinking water he stated, but he feels that the city has met the minimum bar and nobody is excited about the water in this town. Mayor Fetter urged that the council do something with the rates because this is the fourth time this has been on the agenda. Lefeber asked why water rates are so high. The City Clerk stated that if you look at rates across the state, they are not high but more in the medium range. Johnson reiterated that if nothing is done, the water rates would remain the same. Mayor Fetter stated that Iowa Rural Water did a study and laid out the rates. To be a water customer, you pay $19.08 per month which covers your first thousand gallons, service to your house, chemicals, electricity, water wages and basic water usage. Mayor Fetter asked what the council would like to do with this item, and they decided to hold off with a decision for now and no action was taken. Next on the agenda was to approve the first reading of Ordinance 441: An ordinance to amend Chapter 99 Sewer Rates. The council decided to hold off with a decision on this item so they could pass the water and sewer rates at the same time. No action was taken. Item 8 on the agenda was to approve Resolution 12-13: A resolution to certify certain costs for collection with taxes. These costs are for mowing at abandoned houses, water, sewer and landfill. Motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Crum to approve Resolution 12-13: A resolution to certify certain costs for collection with taxes. 3 ayes. Item 9 on the agenda was to approve a Red Cross Shelter Agreement with the American Red Cross for the Community Center. Red Cross Representative Sal Rinella attended the meeting and stated that at the present time there is only one shelter available in Harrison County in the event of a disaster. He stated that if the Red Cross would be using the community center as a shelter and it was rented out for an event, the Red Cross would go somewhere else during the event so as not to disrupt a planned event. They would not need any storage as cots and other items are stored at

the Rand Center in Mo. Valley. He also stated he dropped off an agreement with the Logan School to consider since the school has shower facilities. Motion was made by Lefeber and seconded by Crum to approve a Red Cross Shelter Agreement with the American Red Cross for the Community Center. 3 ayes. The next item on the agenda was to discuss appointing someone to fill the council vacancy. The Council has 40 days to appoint someone to fill the position. Within 14 days of appointing someone, the citizens can petition for a special election. The City Clerk has had a few inquiries but no official requests to be considered. An ad has been placed in the paper and posted. Item 11 was to approve the first reading of Ordinance 442: An ordinance amending Chapter 23: Park Board. The ordinance was written to change from a 5 member board to a 7 member board. It also staggers the terms of the board members with 3 seats expiring in 2015 and 4 seats expiring in 2017. If a seat is vacated before the end of the term, the new appointee would fill the remainder of that term, and they would have to be reappointed at the time that seat comes up. This way not all seats will be reappointed in any given year. An ad has been placed in the paper and posted. Johnson said he doesn’t see a need to change from 5 to 7 board members. Mayor Fetter stated that he thought at the last meeting that everyone had decided they wanted to go to a 7 member board. Lefeber stated that he didn’t get why 7 people were needed. Mayor Fetter stated that the request came from the park board. The Clerk stated that it was Clark that suggested putting 7 members on the park board at the last meeting so that no one would have to be kicked off of the board because of the gender equality law. Lefeber asked if the reason they wanted to add 2 more members to the park board was because of the gender equality law. Mayor Fetter stated that that’s part of the reason. Having two more people to help with projects would be beneficial. Johnson stated that it didn’t restrict the volunteers, only the board. Mayor Fetter stated that they do projects some-

times that they don’t ask for volunteers to help with. Lefeber asked if there has been any interest in anyone wanting to be on the park board. The Clerk said that all of the current park board members said that they plan to submit a letter requesting to stay on the board. She has not had any new people submit anything to her yet. Lefeber asked if there was an ad put in the paper and where it was, he had three people ask him about it. The Clerk told him that it was in the legal section. Crum stated that he would like to see 7 members on the park board instead of 5. The Clerk reiterated that Clark indicated at the last meeting that she would like to have 7 people on the park board. Johnson stated that recent conversations with her didn’t coincide with that so he was surprised to hear that. Lefeber stated that he didn’t really see the purpose of 7 people. He said sometimes you can have too many people and too many ideas. Crum stated that if we keep 5 instead of going with 7, we won’t be able to keep the original park board members because we will have to put another guy on the board to make it gender equal. He would like to add two more members so the original members can be reappointed if they want to stay on. The council decided to wait until Clark attends a meeting so they can discuss it with her. No action taken. Item 12 on the agenda was to approve a $1.00 increase for Officer Graber for doing sergeant duties. Chief Smith stated that the sergeant position usually pays $1.00 more per hour. Duties of this position include making sure the monthly reports are in on time, taking care of the vehicles and weapons and making sure shifts are covered if someone is gone. Officer Graber would not be eligible for a sergeant’s position because he is on probation for one year, but he is going to do the work. His probation ends on Sept. 19, 2012. Lefeber stated that if he is doing the extra work, he deserves an extra dollar. Chief Smith stated that Graber was hired Sept. 19, 2011, and between school and FTO he has not seen a whole lot of Graber. He has also had 3 or 4 weeks of Army training. Chief Smith also stated that if he’s Continued on Page 11


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Legals HARRISON COUNTY SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGS May 17, 2012 The Board of Supervisors met in session with all members present. The current agenda was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Engineer Ron Bell, Assistant to the Engineer, presented pay vouchers to the Board for signature. No other action taken. FY12 Budget Amendment A public hearing on the FY12 budget amendment was held as advertised. No comments from the public were received. Motion to close the public hearing was made by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Motion to approve the budget amendment as presented was made by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Decat Contract An amendment to the Family Assistance Contract between Harrison County and the Department of Human Services that extends the contract for an additional year was approved on a motion by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Zoning Public Hearings The zoning public hearings were held as advertised. 1. Arlen Ullrich requested rezoning of approximately 2.05 acres from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Rural Residential on property located in part of the SE SW of Sction 27-8043. 2. Kim Bertelson requested rezoning of approximately 3.5 acres from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Rural Residential on property located in part of the NW NE of Section 27-79-45. 3. Tim Ward requested rezoning of a minor subdivision of approximately 14 acres from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Rural Residential on property described as part of the NE NW of Section 36-80-44. After discussion, the Board closed the public hearings on a motion by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Smith made the motion to approve Ullrich’s request subject to the 40 foot wide frontage, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Smith made the motion to approve Bertelson’s request contingent upon a survey, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Smith made the motion to table Ward’s request, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Conservation Scott Nelson and Connie Betts gave the Board a presentation of the Smart Trails that are offered in three areas (16 miles) of County parks. Smart Trails used smart technology to allow users a guided hike to learn more about nature. By scanning the quick response code with a smart phone or web enabled iPod, the user will see or hear photos, sounds, or videos about something in nature. Harrison County is the first Iowa County to offer this technology in the County parks. Trails Month The Board declared June as Trails Month in Harrison County. Enterprise Zone #9 The Board approved moving 8.10 acres from the Persia EZ #2 to Woodbine EZ#9 ore fully described as Part of Lot 1 of B, Lot 2 of B, 3 of B and 4 of B, in the NW NW of Section 14-80-42. The East 180’ of Lot 9 of Robbins Subdivision. Lots 1 thru 5, Block 3 of Cormany’s Addition and a 40’ x 370’ section of vacated street rightof-way. All located in Woodbine,

Iowa. Motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Election Staff Auditor Susan Bonham requested approval of hiring of Sara Bonham and Steven Bonham to help with the Primary Election at the same rate of pay as election workers. Board agreed on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Handwritten Warrant A handwritten warrant to US Bank in the amount of $6,785.95 was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. New Beck Levy District The Board met as trustees for the New Beck Levy District with all in attendance. Also present were, Elizabeth Lenz, Drainage Clerk, Rick Shearer, Maintenance Contractor, and Troy Groth, Drainage Engineer. Troy updated the Board regarding the levy analysis and annexation of parcels and or levies into the New Beck Levy District. Mr. Groth stated that the proposed levies and parcels would fall outside of the floodway so no DNR permits would be required. He also stated that some profile work has been completed and that some areas appeared to be in good shape. He will continue with his work, with some of the surveying being done after the trees and brush has been removed. With business of the day completed, the Board adjourned on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor Walter Utman, Chairman May 24, 2012 The Board of Supervisors met in session with all members present. The current agenda was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Engineer Tom Stoner met with the Board and discussed general issues with the Board. No action required. Abatement Treasurer Renee King presented two junked mobile homes for tax abatement, receipt 2011/12 60 00009 in the amount of $59 and 2010/11 60 00011 in the amount of $85. Motion to approve by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Special Assessments A list of special assessments for non-payment of sewer fees from the rural landowners connected to the Little Sioux sewer was presented to the Board. After review, the Board approved the placement of these special assessments on the 2012/13 tax statements. Motion to approve by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Carpet Carpeting in the annex is in need of replacement. A bid from Snodgrass Custom Floors in the amount of $19,044 was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Smith. Unanimous approval. Remodeling Kristi Rife from Public Health informed the Board that they were looking at having the interior painted, installing a reception counter and adding work stations at a cost of approximately $7,112. This will be brought before the Board of Health. No action required by this Board. Claims Claims, as presented, were approved for payment. Claims will be written on Friday, May 25, due to the Monday holiday. With business completed, the Board adjourned on a motion by Smith, second by Pitt. Unanimous

approval. ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor Walter Utman, Chairman May 29, 2012 Crane Drainage District Walter Utman and Gaylord Pitt met as Trustees for the Crane Drainage District. Also present was Elizabeth Lenz, Drainage Clerk. The meeting was called to order in Harrison County by Chairman Utman. After general discussion, a motion was made by Pitt, second by Utman to order the district drainage engineer to file a report at which time a date will be set for a formal hearing. Unanimous approval. ATTEST: Elizabeth Lenz, Drainage Clerk Walter Utman, Chairman May 31, 2012 The Board of Supervisors met in session with all members present except Smith. The current agenda was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Previous minutes were approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Engineer Tom Stoner informed the Board that the rock contract was completed yesterday. General discussion. No action required. Naming Bridges The Board had received a request from the Iowa Highway Patrol asking if the Board would be in agreement to name a bridge along Hwy. 30 after a trooper that had been killed in the line of duty. The Board took no action at this time. Abatement Treasurer Renee King presented two mobile homes that have been junked and are requesting abatement of the second half taxes. The 2011-12 tax receipt 60 00079 in the amount of $59 and 2011-12 tax receipt 60 00119 in the amount of $61 were approved for abatement on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Decat Contract The first amendment to the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children contract between the DHS and the County was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. The only change in the contract was extending it for an additional year. Handwritten Warrant A handwritten warrant to US Bank in the amount of $3,810.68 was approved on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Cleaning Proposal Auditor Susan Bonham presented a proposal from Business Cleaning Solutions (BCS) from Missouri Valley. The proposal outlines that BCS would provide janitorial services to the Courthouse during regular business hours at an approximate cost of $2,600 per month. Pitt made the motion to table any action on the proposal, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. With business of the day completed, Chairman Utman adjourned the meeting. ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor Walter Utman, Chairman June 7, 2012 The Board of Supervisors met in session with all members present except Pitt. The current agenda was approved on a motion by Smith, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Union Contract The Secondary Roads union contract was signed by all parties.

Detour IDOT has requested the use of county secondary roads as a detour of Hwy. 37 so that the railroad can make repairs to the crossing west of Dunlap. The detour period is estimated to being June 11, 2012 and end July 31, 2012. Chairman Utman signed the agreement. District Assessments The Board approved the following drainage assessments for 2012: District - % Levied Adam Stokes……………221% Coe Sub…………………..10% Euclid……………………….3% Fisher………………….. …40% Hannon…………………….50% Lateral A……………………31% Meggers……………………37% Mills…………………………25% New Beck…………………100% Powley………………………11% Roadifer Pumping………….25% Seig…………………………400% Soldier Valley…………………7% Upper Soldier #1……………50% Upper Soldier #2……………20% Utman……………………… .49% Primary Election The canvass of the primary election was held. Abstracts were signed. Maintenance Kathy Peterson and Louie Vallas presented the Board with additional duties that they perform that may not be done by the cleaning company. Claims Claims, as presented, were approved for payment. With business of the day completed, the Board adjourned on a motion by Smith, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor Walter Utman, Chairman 26-1

Logan City Council Continued from Page 10 going to start doing the work, then he deserves the raise. He has supplied the police report once he stated. Chief Smith stated that when he comes back on the 25th of June, he will begin his duties. Mayor Fetter said the council could wait with the raise to see if he continues to do the work. Johnson stated that he is inclined to give it to him too. Chief Smith asked if there would be back pay for this. He was told that the raise would be effective when the council made the resolution. Motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Lefeber to approve a $1.00 increase for Officer Graber for doing Sergeant duties. 3 ayes. Item 13 was to discuss airing council meeting video on Logan’s local access channel. The clerk stated that there are about 230 households in Logan that have the local access channel. Johnson and Crum were disappointed that is was only 230. Mayor Fetter stated that we would still have it recorded and anyone could come to City Hall to view the meeting. Crum stated that we could try doing it for awhile. The clerk will get pricing to see the difference between having someone record the meetings and buying the equipment to record them ourselves is. Citizen’s questions/comments: Chief Smith asked if the council is going to respond to the letter that was written by the Hieb’s in regard to keeping their chickens. He stated they can’t grandfather in the chickens since they weren’t there

when the ordinance was established. They can’t get a variance since it is an ordinance and not a zoning issue. He stated he either has to write a ticket or the ordinance has to be changed. The council decided to put it on the next agenda. Don Blackford asked if council meetings could be opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. He also brought up that the public did not get a chance to give input when the city voted a 3% raise for themselves. He stated that his property taxes are going up again, streets and water pipes are in decline and now employees are getting a 3% raise. It should have been well thought out. He stated that it has already been done because the city has already voted for a raise, and he thinks in the future, the city should be smarter and have a pay raise freeze for 3 years. He stated that we need to get this city under control. He also stated that he was not saying a lot of the employees didn’t deserve it, but the police officers obviously do. He thinks it should have been thought out more. Mayor Fetter clarified that the raise that was approved did not include the council and the City Clerk clarified that the raise for city employees was 3% of a pool and not a straight 3% of each person’s salary. Samantha Johnson discussed Parliamentary Proced-ure with Mayor Fetter. She stated that since council meetings have not been run using proper procedures, the council’s ability to discuss among themselves to reach logical decisions and be productive has been inhibited because they have become somewhat chaotic. Her other comment was that the council, who are the elected people that we hold accountable for their decisions, are not allowed to speak about something that’s not on the agenda. She stated the City Clerk is engaging the audience at length with information, her opinions, her understanding or whatever it is, and Mrs. Johnson thinks that is out of line. If it’s not on the agenda, citizens can comment, and the council can put it on the next agenda, but nobody is supposed to be engaged in a conversation. Nikki Allen stated that council members are not to talk to each other during the meetings unless the public is able to hear their conversation. Gary Nordby stated that the shelter is ready to be used. Bob Dean asked what the process is for someone to apply for a park board position or the council position. The Mayor stated they need to submit their name and why they want to serve on the park board to City Hall. He also stated that the VFW and American Legion will be dedicating the monument at the courthouse on Sunday at 2:00 P.M. and he asked for the Mayor and Council to attend. Bill DeWitt stated that he has been to a lot of meetings recently where water rates have been discussed, and they were tabled again tonight. He commented that he has moved several times, and he has never gone to City Hall and asked what their water rates were before moving. When he looks at a new town, he drives around to see if people’s yards are kept up or not or he looks at parks and their condition he stated. Chris DeWitt asked if there is training for the council and if it is open to the public. She also stated that as a citizen, she thinks the park board should go to 7 people. She said there was a lot of discussion at the last meeting to go to a 7 member board, and two

council members stated tonight that they didn’t see why we should go to 7 members. DeWitt said that a very, very big reason for the council to approve changing the park board to 7 members is because a lot of citizens, who are interested and concerned, thought it would be a good idea to have a 7 member park board. Also, the park board asked for it to be increased to 7, and that is another very big reason for the council to consider it. Chamber update: Chris Hartwig stated they are still working on the 4th of July celebration plans. CLAIMS ACCO, chemicals ...........$880.60 AFLAC, ins. ........................70.52 Agriland FS, fuel............1,291.74 Churchich Rest. Equip., Hot dog grill....................395.00 Clark Pest Control, pest Control..............................70.00 Data Tech. Inc., onsite Training...........................186.56 Eby Drug, pool supp.............6.38 Electronic Eng., handheld Radar .............................975.00 Ferguson Waterworks, Battery pack .....................75.36 First Natl. Bank, payroll Taxes ...........................4,607.25 Gary Nordby, insect con...260.00 Lois Hall, contract serv. ....459.74 Hallett Materials, landscape Rock .................................88.60 Harr. Co. Landfill, tip fees ...38.46 Harr. Co. REC, utilities......167.48 State Hygienic Lab., water Tests ................................51.00 ILLOWA Comm., prog. Radios ............................150.00 IA One Call, locates ...........25.20 Kirk Sub-Drainage Dist., Permit fee/water .............800.00 Salvo, Deren, Schenck, Legal counsel................592.00 Lincoln Comm. Pool, pool Equip. .............................273.35 Logan Auto Supply, parts/ Tools ................................86.99 Logan Do It Best Hdw., shelter SUP/UPS/Paint ...........2,951.00 Logan Super Foods, concessions/ Supp. ..............................437.82 Papillion San., trash rem. ...92.60 Postmaster, postage.........282.00 Pyro Magic Displays, Fireworks.....................5,500.00 Russ Heese, tree rem. .....500.00 Sam’s Club, concession Supp..............................665.12 S.E. Smith & Sons, nails, Park shelter ......................42.49 Roger Seeley, radiator/labor 06 exp. ..........................682.50 Sioux City Journal, police Officer ad .......................434.14 The Office Stop, clock/pool Supp. ..............................120.66 Treas. State of IA, sales Tax..............................1,892.00 True North, ins...............2,851.17 Waterloo Tent & Tarp Co., Umbrella frames/tops .....946.76 Karie Waters, swim lesson Supplies ...........................15.17 Western IA Regional Insp., pool food lic. ...........67.50 Angela Winther, pool/lesson Supplies..........................19.43 TOTAL ........................29,049.49 PAYROLL THRU 6/18/2012................18,021.26 PAID TOTAL ...............47,070.75 GENERAL FUND .......31,695.19 LIBRARY......................1,288.38 ROAD USE ..................3,322.63 TRUST AGENCY .........1,438.82 LOCAL OPTION TAX ......695.00 WATER.........................6,316.55 SEWER........................2,314.18 Motion was made by Crum and seconded by Johnson to adjourn the meeting. 3 ayes. 26-1

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