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Main Street-Chamber ‘Maintaining Momentum in 2011” NIKKI DAVIS Editor The Woodbine Main Street-Chamber plans on “Maintaining Momentum” in 2011 and would like to share their accomplishments and plans with the public at the third Annual Dinner and Community Update slated for March 25 at Shadow Valley Golf Course. “This annual celebration is meant to inform the community of what
has been achieved, will be achieved and to thank everyone for all the support through volunteer hours and financially. It is a celebration of our community,” Woodbine Main StreetChamber President Lynn Clark said. “This isn’t just about the businesses – it is about Woodbine.” The evening will begin with social hour at 5:30 p.m. Plastic, stadium-style, collectable cups will be available at
the door for $10 and will serve as a form of raffle ticket for later in the evening. Drink specials will be offered to cup holders throughout the evening. Seating for dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with pork chops or fish as the main course. After seated, attendees will be given the opportunity to make “heads or tails” of their collector’s cups before beginning dinner. The Main StreetSee CHAMBER Page 6
The annual Main Street-Chamber Annual Dinner and Update, now in its third year, has always followed a theme and been well attended. Pictured here is the crowd from 2010’s “Making it Count,” a play on of the 2010 Census slogan. Photo: Nikki Davis
A big surprise (for family) at WCS JOOI: What
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NIKKI DAVIS Editor
Gary Duysen, with help from his wife, Tiffany, was able to surprise his daughters March 16 at the Woodbine Community School. Duysen serves with the Iowa National Guard 1-168th division and is on his fifth tour of duty. Duysen left for home on March 10 and arrived home late in the evening of March 15. He came home on a 15 day leave. Pictured here, in front, is fourth grader Kerragen Hamblen, in back, from left to right, is wife Tiffany Duysen, Gary Duysen and McKenna Hamblen. Photo: Nikki Davis
Since they began in September of 2009, the Woodbine Junior Optimist Octagon International members have placed their focus on the community. “We are out to do good things and help the community the best we can,” current JOOI President and Woodbine eighth grader Dashia Nuzum said. To date, JOOI, open to all Woodbine seventh and eighth graders, has completed several service projects, fundraisers and other events. Carrie Murdock, the organizer of the group, was pleased to share some of what the group has accomplished. “Our biggest community service project is done around Christmas time,” Murdock said. “During the 2009-2010 winter, we did a coat drive for See JOOI Page 6
The Woodbine Kiwanis Club: How They Help NIKKI DAVIS Editor
Since 1947, the Woodbine Kiwanis Club has tried to hold up Kiwanis International’s mission statement, “Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.” Through the decades, the local club works diligently to uphold objectives adopted by the organization in 1924,
such as give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than material values, promote the adoption and applications of higher social, business and professional standards, to provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, build better communities, to encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule, develop a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship and to cooperate in creating and maintainLittle League Baseball sign ups Little League Baseball sign ups will be held from 4-8 p.m. March 22 and 24 in the Woodbine Community School Commons.
ing that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, pratriotism and goodwill. The Woodbine Kiwanians manage to abide by the rules and mission statement – and have fun supporting the children and those in need in their community. The group uses their small scale budget of around $5,000 to $6,000 annually to contribute to their community’s See KIWANIS Page 6 TCA Election sight change Town and Country Arts’ election will be held at 2 p.m. March 27 at the Harrison County Courthouse. Please note the location change.
Senator Chuck Grassley came to speak at a Woodbine Kiwanis meeting Nov. 10, 2010. The meeting was open to the public and Grassley was asked questions such as, “How do you plan to get rid of the national debt?” to Kiwanis member Trent Sprecker’s, “What will John Boehner will be like?” Pictured here is Grassley, right, shaking hands with Kiwanis member Zell Millard. Photo: Nikki Davis Scouting for Food Boy Scout Troop 51 will be “Scouting for Food.” They will be putting door hangers out April 2 announcing food will be picked up the morning of April 9. Please have food out by 9
a.m. April 9. Please mark the bags “Scouting for Food.” April 4 will be the Boy Scout flag presentation at the REC banquet. HCHS offering spay certificates The Harrison County
Humane Society is offering a limited number of $50 cat spay certificates on a first come, first serve basis. Call 712-6422796 for details and registration. See SHORT Takes Page 6
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The Woodbine Twiner
“A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.” ~Arthur Baer
Editorial Bringing back memories...
I CHAMBER CONNECTION WOODBINE MAIN STREET-CHAMBER TONY SMITH ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE
Woodbine’s new meeting place
pring is in the air which means graduation is not far away. Woodbine’s schools will provide the community and country with a new crop of well educated American citizens, ready to work and serve. So what does that have to do with our new meeting place? The Main Street Station is now done and ready to use. A beautiful facility with kitchen and restrooms, it is the perfect spot for those upcoming graduation parties. Just $40 gets you three hours of use, and its just $10 an hour after that. Some dates are already booked, so call the Main Street Office at 647-3434 to reserve. But the Main Street Station was planned for other uses as well. Any non profit community group like the Boy or Girl Scouts, Optimists, Kiwanis or 4-H Clubs, can use the facility for free. What a great, centralized place to meet. Something Woodbine hasn’t had for a long time. If you haven’t seen it yet, stop by and have Deb show you around to see if it will fit your needs. The Main Street Station belongs to the community! In other news, the Main Street-Chamber Membership Drive is underway and nearing completion. We still want to reach out to individuals who want to support all the work that has gone on by joining the Main Street-Chamber. The applause and laughter you hear Friday night, March 25, will be the third Annual Main Street-Chamber Annual Meeting at Shadow Valley. Besides the fun, some surprises are planned so if you are unable to attend, watch the Twiner for a complete recap of the events.
YOU’VE GOT TO KEEP ON.................. One step won’t take you very far, you’ve got to keep walking, One word won’t tell them who you are, you’ve got to keep talking; An inch won’t make you very tall, you’ve got to keep on growing; One ad won’t do it all, you’ve got to keep them going. A constant drop of water wears away the hardest stone; By constant gnawing, Bowser masticates the toughest bone. The constant cooing lover carries off the blushing maid; And the constant advertiser is the one who gets the trade.
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March 23, 2011
’m not sure if I’ve ever broached this subject in this column. If I never have, I believe this would be more than a pertinent time to do so. Between my freshman and sophomore years of high school, I was a Kellogg’s scholarship recipient. My dad worked (and retired) from there, and as daughters of an employee, my sister and I were eligible for a paid-in-full scholarship to spend a summer as a foreign exchange student. My sister tried to land a scholarship for two or three years – to no avail. Kellogg’s (did … not sure if they still do) annually sent one student from their Omaha, Neb. plant and one from their Michigan plant. So, naturally, more to spite my sister than anything who was a junior when I was a froshy, I filled out the application form. Looking back, I may have been a little too young. But the opportunity to best my sister was irresistible. My parents thought if my sister was never selected, my chances of securing the scholarship were slim to none. I filled the application form out without much thought or even consideration. I mean … how many freshman do you know pay attention to detail? The one thing I did put thought into was where I wanted to go … Australia. I never imagined in a million years that if I got accepted for the scholarship, I wouldn’t get my first choice. Therefore, I put little thought into my second and third choices. I picked two places at random, handed the application to my dad and called it good. Well, much to my sister, mother and father’s surprise, I received a letter stating I had won Kellogg’s Abroad scholarship and was going to be a foreign exchange student in the summer of 1993 … and I would have to attend a three day seminar in San Francisco to learn the customs and a few words before arriving in … in … in … Gifu, Japan. JAPAN? I don’t even remember putting that down as one of my choices! My parents were torn. I was young. Very young. I didn’t even have a driver’s license yet and they were facing the decision to load me onto an airplane and sending me half way across the world by myself. I, of course, being much as I am now (aka stubborn, bull headed and strong willed), argued tooth and nail that I was plenty old enough and could handle myself in any situation. I was allowed to go. I spent three months in Gifu Japan. I wore a school uniform and split toe socks. I wore a yukata during the River Festival and devoured “squid on a stick.” I was subjected to communal baths and chopsticks – both of which, after a time, became just part of my routine. I, who despise seafood, lived off of rice balls in my school lunch, of which the centers were made of pickled herring or pickled ginger and wrapped in seaweed. On more than one occasion, I ate “tako.” Don’t get any ideas. “Tako” means octopus. I watched a toilet appear
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out of a wall once, at a rich friend’s house. I had to ask how to use it! I watched sushi prepared right in front of me. I drank coffee in the mornings. (Yes. As a soon to be sophomore.) While my classmates were learning to speak English, I was learning the same words in Japanese. I was learning parts of their three alphabets. I was learning their culture. Their history. It was amazing. And I stood out like a sore thumb. There’s nothing like being a blonde hair, blue eyed American in Japan. On several occasions, I actually had random people (and school friends), come up to me and just pluck out one of my hairs! OWWWWW! And then there was my earrings. I had double pierced ears at the time. My first day of school, the security guard stopped me at the gate as I rode my bike into the school (yes, with my school issued, mid-calf, blue pleated skirt on). I didn’t understand a word he said because he talked so fast. Then he started talking louder. Then I just started crying. Fortunately, my sister, Sachyan (Satchiko was her name) came to save me. I also have an embarrassing story regarding underclothing that I was wearing – but those my age didn’t – which became apparent one rainy day I rode that bike to school. And a million other stories and memories. Looking back, I realize I may have been too young. But looking back, its one experience of my childhood I would never give up. So the devastation in Japan is devastating me. Fukushima, where the nuclear plant let loose, is about five hours north of Gifu by Shinkansen (the bullet train) and commuter trains. As I watch footage of the devastation recently, I can only pray for those I see. My Otoosan (father) travelled frequently for his job. I began to think of him. And I thought of Okaasan (mother) and sitting at the road side fruit stand. I thought of Satchiko and wondered where she was … and then just prayed. As I think of all of this, flooded with memories … I don’t know what to say. I know it seems a world away, but please take a moment to say a prayer for our fellow man facing the unthinkable right now … your child might wind up as an exchange student there someday ...
New books at the library
pring has finally arrived and so has a new shipment of books. Fiction: “Sharpshooter in Petticoats” by Mary Connealy, “Rugged and Relentless” #1 by Kelly Eileen Hake, “The Crossing” #1 by Gilbert Morris, “Jane Austen Ruined My Life” by Beth Pattillo, “A Bond Never Broken” #3 by Judith Miller, “Hearts Aglow” #2 by Tracie Peterson, “Bake Until Golden” #3, by Linda Evans, “Heart of Lies” #2 by Jill Marie Landis, “All for One” #3 by Melody Carlson, “Raiders Heart” #1 by Marsha Gruver, “Heart Most Worthy” by Sira Mitchell, “Angel Sister” by Anne Gabhart, “Larkspur Cove” by Lisa Wingate, “Heart For Home” #3 by Lauraine Snelling.
Non-fiction: “Heaven is for Real” by Todd Burpo, “Creed In Stone Creek” by Linda Lael Miller, “Dark Prince” by Christine Feehan, “Devils Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “Family Storms” by V. C. Andrews, “Jungle” by Clive Cussler, “Last Manhunt” by Ralph Compton, “Love You More” by Lisa Gardner, “Minding Frankie” by Maeve Binchy, “Redemption Kansas” by James Reasoner, “Sing You Home” by Jodi Picoult, “Toys” by James Patterson, “Union Quilters” by Jennifer Chiaverini, “Keep a Little Secret” by Dorothy Garlock, “Wicked Lies” by Lisa Jackson, “Breaking the Rules” by Suzanne Brockmann, “Mystery” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Night Road” by Kristen
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Hannah, “Cold Wind” by C.J. Box. Audio: “Breaking the Rules” by Suzanne Brockmann, “Live Wire” by Harlan Coben, “Toys” by James Patterson, “Emily and Einstein” by Linda Francis Lee, “Blind Your Ponies” by Stanley Gordon West, “Minding Frankie” by Maeve Binchy, “The Caregiver” #1 by Shelley Shepard Gray. If we don’t have the book you want, we can order the book through our library loan service.
Library hours include: CLOSED on Sundays and Mondays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays; 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. The Reading Club meets the first Wednesday of the month from 6-7 p.m. The Knitting Club meets on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. through March. Library quote: “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~Sir Richard Steel
Feeling blue ...?
ometimes it is tough being some plants. Well, when we look at some of our choices for landscape plants they aren’t always as good as they could be, and therefore, we wind up with high value plants that are set up for problems. A good example is the Colorado blue spruce. Colorado blue spruce trees are native to The Rocky Mountains, New York and Pennsylvania – mountainous areas – but not Iowa. In their native areas, soils tend to be cool and well drained. In many ways, it is tough to find a prettier conifer, with the tight pyramidal growth habit, the dense needles with the variable blue coloring. And they do establish well for the most part. But they come with a few downsides. Quite often across Iowa, owners have noticed the decline of Colorado blue spruce trees. Typically it is one or two trees that begin to show excessive browning or purpling of needles that takes out branches and often full trees. Several forces of nature
can cause this. The first is a disease of spruce called Rhizosphaera needle cast. This fungus infects the current year’s needles that then turn purple to brown and fall prematurely, leaving the inner part of the branch bare. As the disease progresses, whole branches die, “hollowing out” the tree. High humidity increases the development of the disease, and there are differences in resistance between individual trees that allow for some staying healthy longer. But even when a tree does not suffer from the causal Rhizospaera fungus, we have observed some Colorado blue spruce trees declining. It isn’t just one cause, but rather accumulated stresses that lead to the weakening and potential death of the tree. In the past 10-20 years particularly, we have had, for lack of a better word, interesting weather. Several years have seen cool and wet springs. And these cool and wet springs have stressed blue spruces, leading to damage to root systems.
EXTENSION OFFICE RICHARD POPE Harrison County Extension Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Come summer when it gets dry, the root system’s ability to take up water is impaired, causing stress. Because the amount of root damage varies by local conditions from tree to tree, the symptoms of needle death and loss are extremely variable. So what do you do? To begin with, I would avoid planting the pretty Colorado blue spruce trees, even though they are popular and available. White spruce, Norway spruce or Black Hills spruce (actually a type of white spruce) are far better choices. These spruces have better resistance to Rhizospaera needle cast and do better in general. If you have established Colorado blue spruce, your task is to help them by reducing stresses. You cannot alter spring weather, so the next best task is to evaluate your
trees regularly, and provide water as the trees go into the summer and soils are dry. I am a fan of once a week watering, using several gallons under the drip line, depending on the size of the tree and the dryness of conditions. Also, remember that spruces and other conifers will continue respiring during the winter, so prepare them in the fall by thoroughly watering before the ground freezes. If you have questions or problem trees, bring a branch with dying needles (not all dead) to us at Extension, including a thorough description of the site and the plant’s history as you can get. For additional information, contact Rich Pope at the Harrison County Extension office at email@example.com or 712-644-2105.
March 23, 2011
The Woodbine Twiner
OBITUARY WESTYN MUXFELDT
Westyn Muxfeldt Funeral service for Westyn Muxfeldt was held at 10:30 a.m. March 19 at the Christian Church, Logan. Pastor Ron Riley served as clergy. Musician was Donna Riley with selection “With Hope.” Honorary pall bearers were Jamie Myer and Jenelle Kline. Pall bearers were Reid Muxfeldt and Jackson Straight.
Westyn Jay Muxfeldt was born June 23, 2009, to Shane and Jordan (Straight) Muxfeldt in Council Bluffs. He died on Wed., March 16, 2011, at his home near Logan, at the age of one year, eight months and 21 days. Westyn loved water, loved his baths and being in the lake. He also loved to ride the 4-wheeler, watch football and go for walks and to be outside. He always perked up when he was around other little kids. Westyn had been to several cattle shows with the first show when he was just two weeks old. He also liked to go camping and be read to. Westyn loved Tootsie Pops. Westyn was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Jack Straight, Robert Pond, Sharon Muxfeldt and Gerald Weirich; and his cousin, Jaylee Myer. He is survived by his parents, Shane and Jordan Muxfeldt; grand-
parents Scott and Leah Muxfeldt and Jay and Lori Straight all of Logan; great grandparents, Gale Muxfeldt, Sondra Straight and Rosemary Pond all of Logan and Wilma Weirich of Oakland; aunts and uncles, Jamie and her husband Scott Myer, Jenelle and her husband Adam Kline, Jackson Straight and Shelby Marquardt all of Logan, Brian Bauer of Marshfield, Mo., Reid Muxfeldt of Portsmouth; four cousins, Brayton and Brendyn Myer and Brooklyn and Karsyn Kline; and many other relatives and friends. Final resting place was Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia. Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine was in charge of the arrangements. Fouts Funeral Home 501 Normal St. • Woodbine www.foutsfuneralhome.com Ph: 712-647-2221
Carver Joseph Derek Michael
Angie and Aaron Pryor would like to announce the birth of Carver Joseph, born March 16 at Jenny Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. Carver weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and measured 21 inches long. He will return home to sister Charlie, 4, and brother, Cal, 2. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Cindy Pryor of Woodbine and maternal grandparents are Gale and Jenette Dickinson. Great-grandparents are Sondra Dickinson, Woodbine, Calvin and Thelma Johnsen of Logan, Bernard and Joanne Lapke of Dunlap; DeLoa Pryor of Woodbine; the late Robert Dickinson; late Robert Pryor.
Iowa KidsNet hosts information session Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa’s foster and adoptive families, will hold an information session in Council
Bluffs on March 24 for individuals interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. This information session gives attendees a basic overview of the
process involved in foster care and adoption and an understanding of the characteristics of children in the child welfare system. There is no obligation to continue in the process
by attending. To register for an upcoming information session or to learn more, call Iowa KidsNet at 800243-0756 or visit www.iowakidsnet.com.
Fish Fry All You Can Eat When: Friday, April 15th Where: Woodbine Fire Hall Time: 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. Free Will Offering All Proceeds Benefit Woodbine Fire & Rescue Department
Every Friday Mar. 11 thru Apr. 22
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Brian and Courtney Dickinson would like to announce the birth of Derek Michael born on March 12 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Derek weight 6 pounds 2 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Derek will return home to brother, Cody, 3. Paternal grandparents are Gale and Jenette Dickinson of Woodbine. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Susan Miller of Moorhead. Greatgrandparents include: Sondra Dickinson of Woodbine; Calvin and Thelma Johnsen of Logan; Clifford Lee and the late Edna Lee; the late Robert Dickinson; Lois Miller and the late Jack Miller.
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5 to 7 p.m. St. Anne’s Catholic Church 104 W. 3rd St., Logan, IA
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Community Memorial Hospital FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Rev. J. Samuel Subramanian, Ph.D. 647-2304 647-2347 Sunday 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Worship at 10:30 Tues., Thrift Shop 9 - 2, 5:30 7 p.m. Wed., 6 p.m. Prayer Group; 1 & 3 Thurs. 7 a.m. Weight Loss Group; 6:00 p.m. Tae Kwon Do. Ushers: Chris & Meagan Andersen FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Disciples of Christ Pastor Mike Brown 647-3078 647-2761 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:45 a.m.Worship Service Worship leader: Teresa Smith Elders: Karen Ryerson & Phil Lubbers Deacons: Jamie & Lynee Metzger, Brent & Michele Watkins, Kim and Ronda Schramm. Deaconess: Gwen Wolkins Song Leader: Lavonne Stenzel Greeters: Peter & Karen Ryerson and family FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Pastor Steve Wiemeyer 46 Fifth St. Woodbine, IA Sun.: 10:30 a.m.,Worship. FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST 77 Fifth Street Woodbine, IA Church - 647-2006 Richard Tiffey, Jr. 644-3297 Sun., Early Worship 9:15
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a.m. 9:30 Sunday School 10:30 Worship Service 6:30 class. Wed. 7:00 p.m. prayer service SACRED HEART PARISH CATHOLIC CHURCH Father Howard Fitzgerald 647-2931 643-5808 Masses: Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. Sacred Heart, Woodbine. Saturday 4 p.m. at Holy Family in Mondamin. Saturday 5:45 p.m.,Sundays 8:45 a.m. at St. Patrick, Dunlap COMMUNITY OF CHRIST Noel Sherer, Pastor 647-2014 647-2695 Wed.: Zion’s League. Sun.: 9:30 a.m., Sunday School; 10:15 a.m., worship; 10:30 a.m., worship. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Logan, IA Jerry Firby, Pastor 644-2384 642-2842 Sun: Worship; 9 a.m. Fellowship; 10 - 10:15 a.m., Sunday School 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study - 10:15 - 11 a.m. LIFELINE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Pastor Ray Sorenson Assoc. Pastor Hank Gruver 1207 Harrison St., Dunlap, IA - 643-5475 Sun.: 9:30 a.m., Sunday School; 10:30 a.m., Morning Worship; Thurs.: 7 p.m., Intercessory Prayer. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Logan, IA Vance Gardiner, Branch Pres.
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ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, E.L.C.A. Dunlap, IA Carla Johnsen, Pastor 643-5495 643-5575 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Worship 11:30 a.m. Fellowship/coffee hour
MOORHEAD CHRISTIAN CHURCH Pastor Mike Brown Sun., Worship 9 a.m., Coffee Hour 8 a.m. Sunday school 10:00 Elders: Darline Moorhead, Jerry Moore, Joyce Hinkel, Bev Andrews Deacons: Kris Johnson, Marty Cline, Norman Queen, David Moorhead, Michelle Moore Deaconess: Joyce Hinkel Greeters: Candlelighters:
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MONDAMIN BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Harley Johnson Mondamin, IA Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday Worship Service 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.
GENERAL SURGERY Roalene J. Redland, M.D................April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Andrew Y. Reynolds, M.D....Every Thurs. A.M. and Wed.
BETHESDA LUTHERAN CHURCH, E.L.C.A. Moorhead, IA Carla Johnsen, Pastor 8:45 AM Sunday worship 9:45 a.m. Fellowship/Coffee Time 10 a.m. Sunday School REMNANT CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Missouri Valley, IA Terry Patience, Pastor Sun.: 9 a.m., Church School; 10 a.m.,Worship Service. THE BELIEVERS TRAINING CENTER Carmen Goodrich, Pastor 647-3233 647-2223 Wed.: 7:30 p.m., Bible Study and Youth. Sun.: 9:30 a.m., Worship; 7 p.m., Evening Service. MISSOURI VALLEY SUNRISE COMMUNITY Rev. David McGaffey Church of the Nazarene 2225 Hwy. 30, Missouri Valley, IA
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FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Missouri Valley, IA Rev. Barbara Todd Sun.: 9:00 a.m.Adult Sunday School. 10:00 a.m., Worship; 11:15 a.m., Sunday School for all ages. Faithful Wednesday dinner 6:30 p.m.Youth 5:30-7:30.
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The Woodbine Twiner
March 23, 2011
Courthouse SHERIFF By Sheriff Pat Sears March 11 • Deputy Killpack took a suspicious vehicle report on Jewell Avenue. The area was checked but the vehicle was not located. The area will be patrolled. • Deputy Doiel is investigating the theft of copper wire and some aluminum from a residence on 194th Street. • Deputy Cohrs and Deputy Knickman responded to a personal injury accident on 194th Street. Clayton Michael of Logan was charged with failure to maintain control and possession of alcohol by person under age 21. Martin Gross of Logan was charged with providing alcohol to a person under the age of 21. March 12 • While on patrol, Deputy Knickman found a vehicle in a ditch off of U.S. Highway 30 north of Missouri Valley. Several people were around the vehicle and it was discovered the driver had been drinking. Jamey Wheeldon of Missouri Valley was arrested and transported to jail. Wheeldon was charged with OWI first offense. • Deputy Doiel responded to a noise complaint in Little Sioux. Acar radio was found to be left on. The car owner was located and advised of the complaint.
The radio was then turned off. March 13 • Deputy Cohrs was called to investigate a report of unsafe target shooting off Mystic Lane. The target shooters were located and talked to about the area they had chosen to target shoot. • Deputy Doiel responded to a bar fight in Mondamin. No one in the bar knew anything about a fight and all refused to cooperate. A subject was located with slight facial injuries that also refused to cooperate and identify who had assaulted him. • Deputy Knickman and Deputy Klutts responded to a residence on Meadow Lane. A neighbor had called and said that a vehicle had pulled up to a house that was known to be vacant. No one would answer the door so the house was searched and four juveniles were found hiding. All four were charged with trespassing and three of the juveniles were charged with minor in possession of alcohol. Charges are pending on the subject that purchased the alcohol. March 14 • Deputy Klutts responded to a report of ongoing domestic issues on York Road. The male party left the house for the night. • Deputy Klutts
responded to Mondamin to a residence reporting trespassing. It was discovered that a fight that had started in the bar had moved to the residence. The parties had left without further incident before we arrived. No charges were filed. • Deputy Cohrs responded to the Light Breeze Lane area for a complaint. The complaint was settled between neighbors. March 15 • Deputy Doiel and Deputy Knickman responded to the area of the Coop north of Logan for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was located parked in the area. The driver was alone and said he was just driving around. The person and the vehicle were searched and nothing suspicious was found. The driver’s story was not thought to be truthful. The driver was told to move on and leave the area. • Deputy Clemens investigated a school bus passing violation for the West Harrison School. The bus was passed on the north edge of Modale when kids were getting off the bus. The driver was identified and charged with the violation. March 16 • Deputy Doiel and Deputy Knickman assisted Logan Police with a search warrant in town.
• Deputy Clemens was advised that a custody dispute would probably occur this weekend as the father would not be allowed to take their child for visitation. • Deputy Knickman stopped a vehicle on U.S. Highway 30. The driver was found to have a revoked driver’s license. Aaron Ruffocrn of Woodbine was arrested and transported to jail. Ruffcorn was charged with driving while revoked and insurance. • Sheriff Sears took a report of telephone harassment. • Deputy Clemens investigated an illegal dumpsite on Dana Avenue. The area was photographed and the owner of the junk was located and advised to clean up the mess. March 17 • Deputy Heffernan talked to the mother of an adult child in regards to her daughter’s mental health. Her options were explained to her. • To report crime stopper information call 1-800247-0592. • To report littering call 1-888-665-4887. Any criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
MARRIAGES • Jennifer Sue Klabunde, Mondamin, and Robert Duane Walling, Mondamin SMALL CLAIMS • General Service Bureau Inc. vs Cynthia Lee Norton, Pisgah • Food Land Supermarket vs Joshua Long, Logan • Food Land Supermarket vs Kristin S. Stiles, Woodbine • Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Brenda Johnson, Steven Johnson, Mondamin • Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Emily Barnum, Woodbine • Merchants Credit Adjusters, Inc. vs Daniel Swanson, Molly Swanson, Missouri Valley VIOLATIONS • Adam Allyn, Little Sioux, operation without registration • Gary Dickinson, Woodbine, speeding • Tonya Fustos, Mondamin, failure to secure child • Sarah Eneboe, Moorhead, dark window/windshield • Ryan Dugdale, Missouri Valley, speeding • Marcus Brogan, Woodbine, failure to maintain safety belts • Ashley Meeker, Woodbine, unlawful passing of school bus • Curtis Erwin, Missouri Valley, seat belt • Manuel Elizalde, Missouri Valley, no driver’s license • Tylor Wallis, Missouri Valley, seatbelt • Douglas Allmon, Missouri Valley, operate without registration DISTRICT COURT • State of Iowa vs Frederick Mitchell Grant Sr., OWI, second offense. Fined $1,875, 120 days in jail with all but 60 suspended, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation and complete drinking driver’s school and given unsupervised probation for one year. • Joseph E. Morris, OWI, second offense. Fined $1,250 fine, 60 days in jail, credit of $625 against fine for obtaining driving privileges, all but two days of sentence suspended and placed on unsupervised probation for one year and ordered to attend and complete McCartney Center. • State of Iowa vs Rena Marie Arrick, driving while license suspended; OWI, first offense. Fined $1,250, 60 days in jail with all but four suspended, placed on unsupervised probation for one year and ordered to undergo a substance abuse evaluation. Roberts, Eva Mae • State of Iowa vs Jason Koch, violation of probation. Thompson, Janet Martha Thirty days in jail plus court costs. Wright. • State of Iowa vs Dean Loew, violation of proLITTLE SIOUX: bation. Three days in jail plus court costs. Tammy Marie Cox, Angel Joy Olsen, Erik Alan Olsen, Larry Roger Sewing. MONDAMIN: Daniel Scott Deakins, Kevin Christopher Erickson, Tonya Nicole Fustos, George Allen Ham, Edwin Eugene Hansen, John Thomas Hodgson, Yvette Aimee Holly, Derwin S. Kardell, Timothy Donald Konecny, Susan Barbara Moore, Robert Lee Moriston, Mike Eugene Stevens. MODALE: Jay D. Delong, Jacob Joseph Jarosz, Joshua Reid Marshall, Randy Jay Williams. MOORHEAD: Cornell Thomas Garrett, Brenda Lee Thomas. MAGNOLIA: Laura Anna Hoffman, Kenneth Duane Small. SHELBY: Stanley Gale Kern PERSIA: Keith Dale Kobs. PISGAH: Lynne Dalise Nelsen, Adam Hayes 1930 Par Lane Stevens, Heidi Marie Woodbine, IA Woodward. P O RT S M O U T H : 712-647-3442 Duane Joseph Reinig.
Second quarter petit jurors named A list of Petit Jurors for Harrison County District Court has been released by the Clerk of District Court, Vicki Krohn, for the second quarter, 2011. Jurors do not need to appear unless they receive a summons from the Clerk of Court. They will serve from April 1 through June 30. WOODBINE: Jon Scott Cleaver, Patricia Ann Cox, Kimberley Ann Eby, Rodney Kermit Hinkel, Brandon Michael Jones, Donald Eugene Kelley, Renee Daun Koke, Christopher John Lenning, Ronald Dean Mann, Lucas Michael McDowell, Dennis Scott McMains, Cindy Sue Mullenix, Jason Edward Peterson, Lester Eugene Pett, Deanna Lynne Porter, Doris Ilene Sauvain, Marilyn Mardell Stogsdill, Suzette Lynn Walker, Mark Gordon Westermeyer, Mark Allen Worth. LOGAN: Timothy Lee Ahart, Miles James Barnhart, John Abraham Burbridge, Donald Lloyd Coolman, Joseph Scott Cooper, Bonita Mary Custer, Roshelle June Downey, Nikala Lynn Earlywine, Lorene M. Earwood, Douglas Edwin
Frohner, Jessica Joy Gagnon, Alizona Lee Gilbert, Lori Jean Gochenour, Susan I. Huenninger, James Franklin Johnsen, Peggy Ann Jorgensen-Teichert, Keli Michele King, Ronald Eugene Knauss, Carl William Martin, Daniel Morris Maybee, Shirley Grace Michael, Hilary Moores, Deanna Lynn Neil, Kathy Jo Thacker Nelson, William Lawrence Pitt, Paula Jean Riesland, Stanley Ross Roberts, Erik Michael Smith, Howard Orval Swanger, Nicholas William Totten, Thomas Owen Trussell, Jeff B. Vana, Mark Charles Vandemark, Christopher Lee Wilkens. MISSOURI VALLEY: Janice Mary Arrick, Ambre Bertelsen, Sharon Irene Bertelson, Deborah June Blodgett, Kathryn Ann Brandon, Mary Catherine Cash, Scott William Cihacek, Faith Renae Cipolla, Roger Eugene Collier, Jennifer Rebecca Crozier, Marilyn Annette Cunard, Jennifer Lin Dorland, William Robert Dougherty, Frances Eva Dvorak, Fred Henry Ebert, John Wesley Elvers, Amber Marie Finken, Christopher Ray Gilbpin, Janice Lou
Guill, David Philip Hendren, Jessica Lee Hiatt, Robert Warren Hill, Heidi Jean Hinkel, Catherine Jane Hoyt, Daniel Hurley, Tina Marie Jennum, Diane R. Jessup, Cheryl Denise Johnson, Edward Leo Jones, Bailee Kay Keizer, David Lewis Knoch, Timothy Joseph Krum, Stewart Michael McDunn, Juliann Jeanine Meade, Barbara L. Miller, Sheila Jean Murphy, Paul E. Parker, Mary Anne Pfingsten, Michele Ann Pickett, Matt Francis Pitt, Mitchell James Sickich, Nancy Sherrill Skelton, Marilyn Jean Smith, Jeffrey Scott Smithson, Gary Wilford Smithson, Sr., Sharon Marie Spears, Kerry Lane Stueve, Dawn Annette Thorud, Harry David Travis, Rick Edward Whiteley, Beverly Jean Winans, Kristina Ann Woods. DUNLAP: Lillian Martha Block, Patrick Lawson Conrad, Wayne Bertan Culver, Shannon A. Ehlers, Krystal Amy Ferguson, Dolores Mae Grady, Myrt Mae Hubbard, Dennis Ivo Lehan, Jay Thomas Randall, Melissa Renee Ritterbush, Jacob Franklin
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The Woodbine Twiner
March 23, 2011
Community Methodist Soup Supper Currie, Rand, Birks and Dow scholarship deadline Members of the Harrison County Community Foundation wish to remind students March 31 is the deadline for submitting Currie, Rand, Birks and Dow Scholarship applications. The Velda R. Currie Scholarship offers 10 vocational/technical education scholarships of approximately $1,000 each for tuition at a school of the student’s choice to residents of Harrison County who are high school seniors, graduates or GED recipients who attend or have attended Missouri Valley, LoganMagnolia, West Harrison, Woodbine or Boyer Valley school districts. The Wubbena C. Rand Scholarship is available to
The Woodbine United Methodist Church held their annual soup supper on March 16 at the church. Pictured here is Dennis Cox, right, serving up soup to Catherine Stephany, left. Photos: Lois Andersen
Blair Community Schools and Missouri Valley High School seniors or graduates who plan on entering the medical/health field. Four scholarships of approximately $1,000 are available for two Missouri Valley students and two Blair, Neb. students. The Birks Scholarship offers one scholarship of $450 and is available to any Harrison County School District graduating senior, but preference is given to graduates of the Logan-Magnolia School District who are pursuing a business degree from a college or university of their choice. The Fay Marie and Linly Dow Scholarship Fund offers two scholarships of $1,500 each to
Logan-Magnolia Community High School graduating seniors, one boy and one girl, who are enrolled in a trade, technical, vocational or other educational program. Scholarship applications are available from your guidance counselor with a deadline of March 31. The Harrison County Community Foundation Board members are: Chair, Greg Christiansen of Missouri Valley; Vice Chair, Nancy Cohen of P e r s i a ; S e c re t a r y / Tre a s u re r, Cindy Pryor of Woodbine; Alan Anderson Esq. of Logan; Susan Bonham of Logan; and Linda Lehan of Dunlap.
DeSoto Wildlife USDA new bluebirds programs publication
Learn about bluebirds with Sandy Seibert, President of “Bluebirds Across Nebraska” and owner of Backyard Birds, Inc. on March 27. Start time for the 60-90 minute presentation will be at 1:30 p.m. at DeSoto’s Visitor Center. For the last 18 years, Sandy Seibert has owned and operated Backyard Birds, Inc., a wild bird supply store in Omaha, Neb. Once a month, she is a guest on a call-in radio program where she answers questions pertaining to attracting birds. She became a lifetime member of Bluebirds Across Nebraska in 1994. In 1996, she and her husband, Bill, became the Douglas County Coordinators for BAN. In 2003, Seibert was elected president of BAN. At the present, she continues to serve in these positions. DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles north of Omaha, Neb. on U.S. Highway 30, between Missouri Valley and Blair, Neb. The visitor center is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, except federal holidays. For more information contact 712-642-4121, look on the Web at http://midwest.fws.gov/desoto or email the refuge at firstname.lastname@example.org. The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with othLloyd DeForest finds himself at a table enjoying food and fellowship with the ers to conserve, protect and enhance Ryerson family. From the left, Hailey Ryerson, DeForest, Luke Ryerson and fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the Sarah Ryerson. American people. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov.
The United States Department of Agriculture published “A Revised and Expanded Food Dollar Series - A better Understanding of Our Food Costs” that shows the farmers’ share of the food dollar is even less than originally thought. According to the report, just 11.6 cents of every dollar spent on food makes it back to the farmer. “Only a small percentage – 11.6 cents – of our food dollars actually pays for the production of the raw commodity itself,” chairman of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board and a farmer from Washington Dick Gallagher said. “I think it is easy to see that what you pay at the store has even less to do with the price of corn.” The USDA food dollar series measures annual expenditures by U.S. consumers on domestically produced food. The new food dollar replaces the old marketing bill series, which has been discontinued because of measurement problems and limited scope. The industry group’s series identifies the distribution of the food dollar among ten distinct food supply chain industry groups.
WCS Lunch Wed., Mar. 23: Bean burrito w/cheese, lettuce, veggies/dip, fruit Thurs., Mar. 24: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, fruit Fri., Mar. 25: NO SCHOOL Mon., Mar. 28: Tacos, peas, fruit, muffins, sandwiches Tues., Mar. 29: Pork fritter, French fries, broccoli, fruit Wed., Mar. 30: Ham and potatoes, green beans, fruit, cottage cheese, sandwiches
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The Woodbine Twiner
Main Street-Chamber ‘Maintaining Momentum in 2011”
2009 Chamber President Roger Kenkel at the “All Aboard” dinner and Pictured here is dessert auction table in 2010. Photo: Nikki Davis update. Photo: Nikki Davis
From CHAMBER Page 1 Chamber’s presentation will begin after everyone is seated for dinner. This year ’s theme, “ M a i n t a i n i n g Momentum in 2011” follows up 2009’s “All Aboard: Premiere Celebration of Woodbine Main Street” and 2010’s “Make It Count.” Next on the agenda will be the third annual dessert auction. For those unfamiliar with the event, approximately 30 dessert items are brought in to be auctioned off. Expected
items this year include: Kahlua Brownie Torte, White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake and Rolly Clark’s Baklava. In years past, desserts have fetched healthy prices such as Cristie Kenkel’s “Better Than Sex Cake” that brought in $450, Lois Anderson’s “Fudge Checkerboard Cake” that fetched $360 and Juli Cox’s “Praline Turtle Cake” which pulled in $210. “Without the amazing support the Woodbine Main StreetChamber has received
from our community, we would not have been able to accomplish all that we have,” Clark said. “We have a large number of projects coming up this year and that is why we need the continued support of our community to ‘Maintain the Momentum.’” Tickets are currently available at $15 per person or $120 to reserve a table for eight by calling the Main StreetChamber office at 6473434, Lynn Clark at 6473268 or Roger Kenkel at 647-3375.
JOOI: What it’s all about Boy Scout From JOOI Page 1 Harrison County residents and this past year we did a blanket drive. We would like to be on a three year rotation for around the holidays, so I am currently looking for more ideas for the group. After we secure a third idea, we’ll start the coat drive again.” Aside from the coat and blanket drive, the JOOI has also aided the Woodbine Optimists with the annual Halloween parade, Little League Wrestling Tournament and the highway clean up. They’ve helped serve during the annual Main Street-Chamber dinner and community update and have recently placed seed by the south entrance of Woodbine between the railroad tracks. “February was also JOOI’s reading month, so we got to read to the little kids,” Nuzum said. In order to remain involved in the group, members, currently sit-
ting at 20 this school year, also organize and host fundraisers. “The Junior Optimists host a dance each year for sixth, seventh and eighth graders,” Murdock said. “The Junior Optimsts does a school supply drive at the dance as well, to help raise school supplies for Woodbine Elementary students.” They have also held bake sales during junior high games and events to help raise funds. “All the kids have been a great help on every project we’ve done,” Murdock said. “They are a great bunch of kids to work with.” Current board members of the Woodbine branch of JOOI include Nuzum, vice president Mikey Barrett, treasurers Matt Waite and Kassidy Willis and secretaries Macenzie Hicks and Katie Payne. And despite who leaves after their eighth grade involvement, JOOI members know it’s not
the end of their community service opportunities. “There is technically an Optimist group for high school students, but we chose to start something in junior high because the high school already has Key Club,” Murdock said. “After eighth grade, I would encourage the students to join Key Club. And after high school, there is a college level Optimist group – or they may join the Woodbine Optimists or any other Optimist group in the community where they’re living.” Those eighth graders that won’t be able to participate next year, encourage their younger counterparts to join the group – for fun and to provide community service. “I think it’s fun and we help the community,” JOOI eighth grader Shelby Doyel said. “And it’s a great way for the community to see that junior high kids aren’t always, ‘bad.’ We may be
kids, but we are contributing to our community.” Nuzum agreed, adding that joining the group is a great way to have fun, help the community and keep out of trouble by staying busy and involved. “It’s something fun to do after school,” Nuzum said. At the end of the school year, the Woodbine Optimists add to the JOOI’s fun by treating their younger counterparts to a movie and a snack to reward them for their work and dedication throughout the year. “I plan on doing that again this year in May or June with the current kids,” Murdock said. “These really are a great bunch of students.” For more information on Woodbine’s JOOI, students may contact any of the current JOOI board members during school, or contact coordinator Carrie Murdock at 6472041 or CarrieM@ nustyle.net.
Woodbine Kiwanis Club From KIWANIS Page 1 betterment. The funds are gathered at two, major fundraising activities throughout the year, with primarily fundraiser being their Applefest pancake feed and their booth at the Applefest craft fair. They usually work in a second fundraiser – such as a soup supper or the like. They also collect during their weekly meetings at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Golden Age Center. They collect ‘Happy Dollars,’ ‘Senior Citizen Money’ and hold a drawing. But there’s something important Woodbine community members should know about the collected funds. “We give it all away,” Woodbine Kiwanis Secretary Rebecca Flint said. “The drawing money, where people can win like a bag of candy, is sent quarterly to Kiwanis International to supply neonatal tetnis shots in countries that desperately need them. All the ‘Senior Citizen Money’ is given to the Golden Age Center and the ‘Happy Dollars,’ where you donate $1 to share your happy thoughts, are used for whatever we don’t have the money for in our budget.” The fundraising money, the primary source of that $6,000 budget, is spent annually on various community betterment activities, many of them focusing around the youth of Woodbine. Each year the organization: • Supplies two, $300 scholarships to a Woodbine High School
Key Club member in good standing • Takes any Woodbine fifth grader interested to a Storm Chaser’s (formerly the Royals) game in Omaha, Neb. in June • Organizes the fishing tournament at Willow Lake in conjunction with the State of Iowa’s annual ‘Free Fishing Day’ • Sends one boy to Boys’ State • Co-sponsors (with the American Legion Auxiliary) sending one girl to Girls’ State • Sends one child to Camp OK in Gretna, Neb. in the summer • Supplies Woodbine third graders with their own dictionary (which are personilzed with stickers and used in the class to look up the ‘Word of the Week’ in class) • Help Woodbine first graders clean Kiwanis Park (by the railroad tracks) in conjunction with Earth Day and supply them ice cream for their efforts • Purchase roses for the Woodbine homecoming queen Aside from the afore mentioned activities such as supporting the national idea of Tetnis shots and supporting the Golden Age Center, the organization has donated to Woodbine Community School’s mentoring program, TeamMates. They’ve given funds Boy and Cub Scouts and donated to Southwest Iowa Honor Marching Band students. Kiwanis also supports community members throughout the winter months by anonymously donating money to families in
need. Other anonymous donations are spread throughout the year. And more. “We encourage people to attend a meeting and just ask,” Flint said. “I can only think of one time we turned anyone down, and it was only due to the fact that it was not local.” Flint sighted the donation of Casey’s gift cards recently to the family of Angela Bush, a WCS student born with a heart defect whose family was having to travel to Lincoln for continued care. These matters are always discussed during their weekly meetings – but that’s not all the group discusses. The meetings themselves are focused around betterment and understanding of the community. Former guest speakers have included a wide array of individuals, such as Woodbine resident Nancy Foutch presenting on her trips overseas to Woodbine Community School Technology Teacher Shawna Harris discussing the importance of computer technology education in school to Harrison County Landfill Commissioner Dan Barry discussing how the landfill operates and recycling programs. “It’s very interesting,” Flint said. “You’d be amazed.” One program Flint remembers fondly is the visit of Senator Chuck Grassley on Nov. 10, 2010. “His office actually contacted us,” Flint recalled. “We had a great turn out for the
meeting that day. Kids from Dunlap even came.” But as time has marched on since 1947, the group has seen a declination in their membership numbers. Currently, that number sits around 20. That’s something they’d like to change. “As I say, ‘I am Woodbine.’ Being a member is having the drive to want to do something in the community,” Flint said. “I know we only have a $6,000 budget and that’s not a lot, and we’re struggling. We have the fewest members we’ve ever had and with the economy the way it is, it’s really hurt us. I was worried we’d have to cut back. I’d just like people to think of what this community would be like without us.” Annual membership fee is $90 – but true to what Flint said, $87 of that goes to the International organization who uses it for just causes, and $3 goes to the local group who will eventually give it away. Current board members include Don Groff and Phil Lubbers as copresidents, Flint, Rick Shanks, Scott Thompson, Sarah Cox, John Webb and Forrest Johnson. Anyone interested in becoming a member may contact Don Groff at 647-2828 or Rebecca Flint at 6473028. “We like to give it all away and it’s a fun group to belong to. We’re often mistaken as a senior organization – but we’re not,” Flint said. “We’re looking for members. We hope you’ll consider joining.”
Pictured here is Chris Andersen being presented with an Eagle Scout plaque by District Advancement Chairwoman Marlene Zimmerman, who has been involved with Scouting for over 35 years. Andersen completed his Eagle Scout project in 2010 including vast improvements to White’s Floral Garden such as repainting and repairing the main sign, painting the shed and benches, building new a new bench and more. Andersen also earned a Step it Up for Scouting award.
Pictured here, from left to right, are Assistant Director of Field Service Clint Siskow, Jim Bennett, Michael Bennett, Betty Bennett, Council Executive Lloyd Roitstein and District Executive Cathy Stiefel. Michael Bennett was given a District Medal for Heroism in his role of aiding a senior neighbor after she slipped during the winter. Bennett was able to contact medical services to assist the neighbor in recovery. Michael also earned a Step it Up for Scouting award and has been submitted for consideration for a National Merit Medal as well.
Pictured here, from left to right, are Scout Leader Jim Ricciardi (Woodbine), Assistant Director of Field Service for the Mid America Council Clint Siskow, District Executive Cathy Stiefel and Scout Leader Louis Schwery (Woodbine). Jim Ricciardi and Louis Schwery will be leading Boy Scout Troop 51, Woodbine, in 2011.
In the Science Fair story last week, this photo was misidentified. Pictured here is Jamie Heffernan and Bryn Koke, not Kara Koke. The pair won best display at the Woodbine Science Fair and first place for fifth graders for their Down the Drain project. The Twiner apologizes for the error.
SHORT TAKES From SHORT TAKES Page 1 Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet The Alzheimer's support group will meet at 2:30 p.m. March 29 at Longview Home in the assisted living dining room. Virginia Smith, RN, BSN, senior mental health manager at Alegent Behavioral Services, will be speaking on "Communicating with individuals with dementia." For more information contact Marcia Pitt at 712-642-2264.
The Woodbine Twiner
March 23, 2011
Community Payne competes in Ames
Golden Age Center Meal Menu McElwain’s students compete March 12
Wed., Mar. 23: Meatballs in gravy over wild rice, California blend vegetables, orange juice cup, Oroweat fiber bread/margerine, lemon bar. Thurs., Mar. 24: Fried chicken, baked potato, sour cream personal cup/margarine, peas and carrots, wheat roll/margarine, strawberry pears. Fri., Mar. 25: Egg salad on deli rye bread, chunky potato soup, three bean salad, mandarin oranges. Mon., Mar. 28: Chicken dressing casserole with poultry gravy, green and gold beans, apple juice cup, Oroweat fiber bread/margarine, fresh orange. Tues., Mar. 29: Pork loin in gravy, baby red potatoes, mixed vegetables, Oroweat fiber bread/margarine, cake brownie or white cake square. Wed., Mar. 30: Western omelet, tater rounds, orange juice cup, fresh bake biscuit with gravy, applesauce. Thurs., Mar. 31: Breaded pork fritter, leaf lettuce/sliced onion, Oroweat sandwich thins, half baked sweet potato, cowboy caviar, banana. Meals served with 2 percent or skim milk and coffee.
Katie Payne, 12, daughter of Jerry and Joy Payne of Woodbine, played in the Iowa Music Teacher’s Association State Piano Audition in Ames, March 12. Her program consisted of a keyboard proficiency test and four solos: Intrada by Graupner, Prelude No. 12 by Vandall, Fountain in the Rain by Gillock and Toccatine by Ogilvy. Twenty eight students from Iowa participated in Level C. Payne received a I rating and excellent comments. She is a student of Loie McElwain.
Students from Loie McElwain’s Treble Clef Music Club played in the Piano Festival at the Logan Elementary School on March 12. The following students received a superior rating in piano solo and hymn playing: Christopher Andersen, Mikey Barrett, Abbie Carlson, Emily Colwell, Ali Glackin, Karlie Heffernan, Allison Lee, Kevin Lee, Megan Maaske, Katie Payne, Ava Reisz, Garrett Reisz, Jenny Stueve, Sarah Stueve, Payton Taylor and Joey Wolf. A superior in piano solo was awarded to Alex Knauss and Hailey Ryerson (student of Hilary Moores). A superior for hymn playing was received by Hannah Thomsen. Excellent ratings were received by Alex Knauss for hymn playing and Hannah Thomsen for piano solo. Two duets received superior ratings including Kevin Lee and Katie Payne as well as Alex Knauss and Allison Lee. Gold cups awarded for consecutive superior ratings in piano solo and hymn playing include: Colwell, three year; K. Lee, Maaske, six year; A. Lee, nine year. G. Reisz, received a three year gold cup for hymn playing, Heffernan and S. Stueve earned a six year gold cup for piano solo and Thomsen, a six year gold cup for hymn playing. The festival is sponsored by the Iowa Federation of Music Clubs.
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Legals NRCS, Logan, offering assistance ISU offers ‘Eat to Compete’ Spring is one of the best times of the year to look over your farm to see how your conservation practices are performing. Many landowners in Harrison County have built terraces and installed grassed waterways to reduce water erosion. These practices can be big investments that can greatly benefit the farm and give your operation more flexibility on the cropping and tillage practices that are used. But these practices also need to be checked regularly. Before crops get planted and as the snow melts and frost
leaves the ground is an excellent time to inspect your practices for any maintenance concerns. Look for easily observable signs of erosion and maintenance issues which should be treated as soon as possible before turning into larger, more expensive problems. There are other farms that do not have structural practices. These farms may be using contouring, no-till, headlands and other management practices to reduce and control their water erosion. These farm operations should take this opportunity while they can see their ground eas-
ily to make sure they do not have any readily observable signs of erosion. The Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Logan has staff that can provide technical assistance to identify and offer alternatives for your erosion concerns or practice maintenance issues. Stop in at 2710 Hwy. 127, Logan, or call 712-6442210. The NRCS provides farmers free technical assistance to help their farms maintain maximum profitability while staying eligible for all USDA farm programs.
Helping young athletes make smart nutrition practices is the focus of a program from Iowa State University Extension for coaches, teachers and athletic directors. “Parents depend on teachers and coaches to give their players accurate information about training diets, supplements and fluids,” Nutrition and Health Program Specialist Barb Fuller said. “These sessions are designed to help coaches and others know what kind of advice they can offer.” The program includes information on training
diets, supplements, fluids, prevention of athletic injuries, eating disorders and current research presented by faculty in the Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology at ISU. The program, delivered as a webinar, is hosted by local extension and AEA offices. Throughout the program, activities will be facilitated by ISU Extension nutrition and health program specialists at each location. The program scheduled for June 7 and 8 and will be hosted at the following locations: Black Hawk
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ware for the jail and civil process. New software is from Cushing Technologies and is estimated to cost $39,000 which also includes the database conversion from their current system of Solutions. Solutions is not planning on updating the needed changes to the software and that’s why the Sheriff’s office is making the change. Messerschmidt Paul Messerschmidt met with the Board regarding drainage on his property along Ames Place. There is a ditch on his property that goes to the Missouri River, but it’s not draining properly. Mr. Messerschmidt is willing to help pay for the cost of dredging the ditch, along with another landowner, but the third landowner won’t contribute to the cost. Mr. Messerschmidt thinks that the road tube the county replaced on Boone Trail last fall is contributing to the increase in water on his property. Chairman Smith said that the tube was replaced with
the same diameter tube. Water naturally flows that direction and it’s not the County’s water causing this problem. Board member Utman said that the ditch is a private ditch and the county will not clean it out. West Central A resolution to show the Harrison County Board of Supervisors was in support of West Central Community Action was approved on a motion by Utman, second by Pitt. Auditor’s Office Susan Bonham requested permission to hire her daughter, Sara, to help move files in the attic next week. The Board agreed with the request. With business of the day completed, the Board adjourned on a motion by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor Robert V. Smith, Chairman 12-1
LEGALS PUBLIC NOTICE DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS WEEDS RESOLUTION BE IT RESOLVED, that in accordance with the provisions of Section 317.13; Code of Iowa, it is hereby ordered: That all noxious weeds shall be destroyed at the time and in the manner set forth below: The following dates are suggested for the first cutting or destruction of most noxious weeds. Cutting dates vary approximately 15 days between southern and northern Iowa. Cutting to prevent seeding will not eradicate perennial weeds. Spraying is more effective and should be done one week earlier in every instance. GROUP #1 MAY 20 TO JUNE 5: Leafy Spruge, Hoary Cress, Sour Dock, Smooth Dock, Red Sorrel (Musk Thistle May 15 to June 1). GROUP #2 JUNE 1 TO JUNE 16: Canada Thistle, Russian Knapweed, Buckhorn Plantain, Wild Mustard. GROUP #3 JULY 1 TO JULY 15: Field Bindweed, Wild Carrot, Poison Hemlock, Multiflora Rose, Horse Nettle, Perennial Sow Thistle, Quack Grass, Velvetleaf, Puncture Vine, Cocklebur, Bull Thistle, Tall Thistle, Wild Sunflower, Teasel and Buckhorn. GROUP #4 JULY 5 TO JULY 21 AND AUGUST 6: Shattercane. It shall not be considered a noxious weed when cultivated. That if the owner or person in control of any real estate fails to comply with the foregoing order, the Weed Commissioner, shall cause this to be done, and the expense of said work including costs of serving notice and costs, if any, to be taxed against the land and the owners thereof. And that the County Auditor be and hereby directed to cause notice of the making and entering the fore-
going order to be published once in each of the official newspapers of the county. Motion to approve by Utman, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Dated this 14th day of March, 2011. Robert V. Smith, Chairman ATTEST: Susan Bonham, Auditor 12-1
PUBLIC NOTICE WOODBINE CITY COUNCIL MARCH 15, 2011 SPECIAL MINUTES Mayor William H. Hutcheson called a special meeting of the Woodbine City Council to order Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at noon, in the City Conference Room. Councilmembers Nancy Yarbrough, Brenda Loftus, Bob Stephany, and Noel Sherer answered roll call. Others in attendance were Darin Smith, Joe Gaa and Lois Surber. Mayor Hutcheson opened the Public Hearing at 12:08 p.m. for Resolution 11-3-4 “Resolution to Grant an Easement in Lots 21, 22, 23 and 24 of Block 50 in the Original Town of Woodbine, Iowa” Renovations are planned for 428 Walker Street which calls for placing an underground geothermal well-field on the above mentioned City-owned property, and, the lots are used as public parking facilities and no changes in that usage are planned. Moved by Loftus, seconded by Yarbrough to close the hearing at 12:44 p.m. 4 ayes. Moved by Stephany, seconded by Sherer, to approve Resolution 11-3-4 granting easement on Lots 21, 22, 23 and 24 of Block 50. The Mayor put the question on the motion and roll call vote was answered by Yarbrough, Loftus, Stephany and Sherer voting aye. Meeting adjourned at 12:45 p.m. The next regular council meeting
is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. March 28. Lois Surber, City Clerk 12-1
PUBLIC NOTICE HARRISON COUNTY SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGS March 3, 2011 The Board of Supervisors met in session with all members present. The current agenda was approved on a motion by Utman, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Soldier Valley Drainage District A permit with NuStar Energy for four pipes within the right of way of the District was approved on a motion by Utman, second by Pitt. Unanimous approval. Permit is on file in the Auditor’s Office. SilverStone Group Kris Pauley, Deputy Auditor, presented an agreement for services between SilverStone Group and Harrison County. The new fee for FY12 will be $28,000 and $28,800 for FY13. The fee hasn’t changed
since FY08. Motion to approve by Pitt, second by Utman. Unanimous approval. Modale K45 Mayor Carl Scott, Council member Randy Williams and council member Denny Stueve met with the Board (road superintendent Tom Robbins was also present) regarding K-45 inside the city limits of Modale. These Modale representatives wanted to know if the county would be interested in taking over this section of road. This was originally discussed in 2004 and at that time, Modale was not interested in giving up ownership of the road to the County. Chairman Smith didn’t feel the county was interested in acquiring more roads due to lack of money. Council member Stueve asked about repairing the road. Smith will visit with Engineer Stoner about researching the cost of patching, resurfacing it and a possible loan from the County. Computer Software/Sheriff Sheriff Sears met with the Board to inform them of a change in soft-
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OBITUARY LEO FORD Funeral service for Leo Byron Ford was held at 10 a.m. March 19 at Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. Pastor Kim Crummer officiated. Taped music selections were “In The Garden,” “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Auctioneer Song.” Casket bearers were Jim Ford, Don Harvey, Jimmy Perkins, Ken Ford, Zane Harvey and Jay Perkins. Leo Byron Ford, age 91 of Modale, passed away Wed., March 16, 2011 at
the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Leo was born Feb. 26, 1920 to James and Anna (Wright) Ford. On Dec. 21, 1940 Leo married Beulah Donnelson in Magnolia. Together they had three sons. Beulah passed away Dec. 9, 2005. Leo was an auctioneer and livestock dealer for many years. He owned a sale barn in Blair, Neb. and also worked in Moorhead and Dunlap for many years at the auction house. He also loved playing horseshoes. Leo was preceded in
death by: his parents; sister, Viola Donnelson; brothers: Floyd, Joe and Tom; and sons Ronnie and Kenny; and granddaughter, Lori. Survivors include: his son, Tim Ford and wife Mary of Commerce, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 27 greatgrandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Final resting place was Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia. Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home 310 E. Huron St. Representative Matt Windschitl at the legislative Missouri Valley coffee March 12. Photo: Submitted Ph: 712-642-2745 The final legislative cof“For preschool we want fee of the season drew to take what is happening more than 30 people to the now and build upon it,” Michelangelo flying above a skyline to Logan Community Center Windschitl said. “There are 34 school districts in the Renaissance-era cherubs and the back March 12. Senator Jim Seymour state that do not offer a preof a contemporary man’s head – all painted with precision by Langoussis. and Representative Matt school program.” According to Windschitl This exhibition is part of the Sioux Windschitl gave updates City Art Center’s ongoing effort to on the legislature and the new plan will require bring the best work by upper answered questions from quality education by requiring providers to Midwestern artists to Sioux City. The the public. Seymour said they have meet minimum standards, exhibition includes three paintings that were donated to the Art Center by Mr. completed funnel week, requires teachers with and Mrs. Hubert H. Everist and the which limits the amount of bachelor’s degrees and early childhood certificachildren of Margaret Ann Martin bills to be addressed. “Generally about 2,000 tion, requires an assessEverist. The Sioux City Art Center is open bills are filed,” Seymour ment track progress and Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and said. “Of those 2,000 the collaboration with other Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; governor signs about 200.” agencies and entities proWindschitl said the viding early childhood Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. For more House has been dealing services. Collective bargaining information, please contact the Art with two contentious Center at 712-279-6272, ext. 200 or issues – preschool and col- reform was also discussed. lective bargaining changes. Windschitl said it passed www.siouxcityartcenter.org.
Sioux City Art Center celebrates new exhibition The Sioux City Art Center celebrates a beautiful new exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Andrew Langoussis. The exhibition, Andrew Langoussis: What Was, Is and Will Be, will remain on display through April 24. Much of Langoussis’ work has been inspired by his travels, particularly his many trips to Italy. While he loves the ambience and beauty of Italy, he has noted the unusual collision between the art and architecture of the past in a place that is quite modern. Some of the artworks by Langoussis bring together the subjects of earlier art historical periods, but places them in contemporary settings. For example, the painting Street Noise features an indoor setting that includes windows and mirrors reflecting everything from a representation of God by
out of the House Friday after long debates, one lasting from 2 to 11 p.m. “There were 101 amendments filed to the bill passed,” he said. “This is a very passionate issue for a lot of people. The intent of the bill is to create a level playing field between taxpayers and union management.” According to the reform passed out of the House and sent to the Senate, one of the requirements is that all state employees would be required to pay at least $100 per month for their health insurance. “That will bring in about $33 million to the state,” Windschitl said. It also created a free agent option. If an employee declined to join the union, he/she can use the free agent option and negotiate their own salary. But if the union members get an increase, that person would not get the benefits. Questions from the crowd included if the state planned to cut funding for 4-H programs, the concealed weapons legislation and information regarding the administrative rules and regulations committee. The legislative coffees are sponsored by the Logan Kiwanis Club and Logan Chamber of Commerce.
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Card of Thanks CARD OF THANKS: Thanks. A grateful (“ thank you” to my anonymous benefactor for the act of kindness.) It is very much appreciated. Lou Waite. CARD OF THANKS: The family of Margaret Fisher wishes to thank everyone for the flowers, food, cards, thoughts and prayers and acts of kindness. You will always be remembered. Joan
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Sports/Community WCS track begins The Woodbine track team travelled to the campus of Iowa State University on March 14 for the Iowa state high school girls indoor classic. The meet was open to all classes and a handful of Woodbine runners managed to find themselves awarded medals at the meet including: Shelby Hall, ninth, 800-meter run with a time of 2:27.06; Paige Hackman, 10th, high jump at 5-0; and the 1,600-meter relay team, 12th with a time of 4:26.10. Other area finishers included: 60 meters: 1, Alex Gochenour, Logan-Magnolia, 8.22; 8, Karen Hutson, Logan-Magnolia, 8.24; 9, Johnni Schueman, A-H-S-T, 8.24; 11, Reyna Mikulicz, Sioux City East, 8.33; 12, Taylor Thomas, CB Thomas Jefferson, 8.37. 800: 1, Shelby Houlihan, Sioux City East, 2:12.98; 7, Josee Jansen, Sioux City North, 2:25.95; 9, Shelby Hall, Woodbine, 2:27.06. 1,500: 12, Stephanie Shuler, Corning, 5:23.33. 60 hurdles: 1, Alex Gochenour, Logan-Magnolia, 9.08; 10, Jordan Mundt, CB Thomas Jefferson, 9.90. 400 relay: 1, CB Thomas Jefferson (Jordan Mundt, Taylor Thomas, Rachele Harrill, Amanda Coffelt) 51.76; 2, Sioux City East 52.17; 4, Harlan 53.20. 1,600 relay: 1, Sioux City East 4:07.14; 2, Griswold 4:09.29; 6, Harlan 4:19.71; 12, Woodbine 4:26.10. 3,200 relay: 1, Griswold 9:59.27; 5, Harlan 10:14.30. Sprint medley relay: 2, CB Thomas Jefferson 1:55.88. High jump: 10, Paige Hackman, Woodbine, 5-0. Long jump: 1, Alex Gochenour, Logan-Magnolia, 17-5; 2, Karen Hutson, Logan-Magnolia, 16-10; 10, Johnni Schueman, A-H-S-T, 15-8. Shot put: 7, Abby Sonderman, Harlan, 35; 10, Ariel Hudson, Sioux City North, 34-9.
WCS students receive Post Season Honors
Boys Basketball Ethan Lenz All Conference Second Team
Boys Basketball Davis Hackman All Conference Honorable Mention
Wrestling Gavvon Shafer All Conference Second Team
Wrestling Lucas Hedstrom All Conference Honorable Mention
Girls Basketball Shelby Hall All Conference Second Team
Girls Basketball Rebekka Boer All Conference Honorable Mention
Girls Basketball Kaitlyn Pulscher All Conference Honorable Mention
Wrestling Dalton Peterson • All Conference First Team • All Star Wrestling Team
Request for proposals
Stouffer art exhibit on display at DeSoto
The Harrison, Monona, Shelby Early Childhood Iowa board approved to accept request for proposals for the 2012 fiscal year on projects which serve and meet the needs of youth pre-natal to 5 years of age. The purpose of Early Childhood Iowa is to create a partnership between communities and the state government. Each community is encouraged to focus on improving the quality of life for families with young children with the primary emphasis to assist families with children from pre-natal to 5 years of age. To request an application or questions, please contact the HMS ECI office at 712-433-9553. Applications are due to the HMS ECI office on Thursday April 21, 2011 by noon.
An exhibit featuring the art of Linda Stouffer will be on display through April 15 at the DeSoto National Wildlife refuge visitor center. Linda Stouffer, an award-winning artist from Omaha, Neb, works primarily in oils. Specializing in wildlife and America’s scenic beauty, she particularly enjoys researching the habitat, behavior and sea-
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sonal adaptions of her subjects. Linda’s art history academic background and years of teaching experience, including Metro Community College’s continuing education program and Omaha Parks and Recreation Department, have contributed to her present level of expertise. She enjoys photography and sketching at Desoto
National Wildlife Refuge and participating annually in the Art of the Wild Show & Sale, held each November. DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles north of Omaha, Neb. on U.S. Highway 30, For more information contact 712-642-4121 or look online at http://midwest.fws.gov/desoto or email the refuge at email@example.com.
SHORT TAKES PEO to Meet Chapter FB of P.E.O. sisterhood will meet March 28th at 7:30 pm at the home of Jennette Dickinson. The program will be given by Shirley Christoff.
If paying in person, PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED in the Harrison County Treasurer’s Office by THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011. Taxes must be postmarked by THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011. Payments received in the office or postmarked April 1, 2011
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The Woodbine High School Show Choir competed in the Coyote Jazz Festival in Vermillion, S.D. March 17. Song selections included “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Hallelujah” from Shrek and “Hernando’s Hideaway.” Twenty-five show choirs from Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska performed at the competition. Senior vocalist, Nadiah Wahba, choreographed the Woodbine Show Choir songs. Nancy Foutch served as the accompanist. Mary Beth Gergen is the High School Choir Director. Pictured here, front row, left to right, Victoria Thompson, Sarah Probasco and Leah Sternberg. Second row, Melissa Sherer, Shelby Hall, Heather Park, Nadiah Wahba, Shawna Vogel, Jessica Allen, Sabrina Klaahsen and Emma Allen. Back row Chris Andersen, Lane Pitt, Brandon Doyel, Alex Klein, Jay Radloff, Patrick Glackin, Danny Grothe, Isaac Meloccaro, Ameen Wahba and Keagan Barrett. Photo: Bracinda Blum
Iowa Agricultural Youth Institute Executive Director of the Iowa Agricultural Development Authority Jeff Ward has announced applications are now available for the 31st annual Iowa Agricultural Youth Institute. The registration deadline will be April 25. The 31st annual conference will be held June 13-16. High school sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to attend IAYI held on the Iowa State University campus. To obtain an application or to learn more about the IAYI, contact the IADA office at 515281-6444 or visit www.iada.state.ia.us.