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July 18, 2012

The Pocahontas County Area Newspaper “The News that’s Fun to Read!” communitynewspaper

Note from Publisher Please bear with us as we are revising this and future issues of our newspaper to make it more interesting for people to read with sections/ blogs by local area people and business owners and so much more too! We really hope you will enjoy it as much as we did in creating it. Sincerely, Holly Newhouse Publisher

Pocahontas County 4-H Fair Events prove to have something for everyone to enjoy

2012 Pocahontas County Fair Schedule Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:30-6:00 p.m. Sheep Weigh-in 4:30-6:30 p.m. Open Bucket Calf and Lamb Class may be stalled 4:30 p.m. Dog Obedience & Dog Agility Show 5:00-6:30 p.m. Rabbit and Poultry Check-In 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Market Beef Weigh-in No hogs weighed-in until Thursday Thursday, July 19, 2012 7:00- 8:30 a.m. Swine Weigh-in/Check-in 8:30 -10:30 a.m. Advanced Feeder Pens Weigh-in 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Judging of Static Exhibits (by clubs) 11:00 a.m. Swine Scan– 4H’er or parent must be present 11:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m. Open Pantry & Needlecraft Exhibits entered 1:00-3:00 p.m. Open Pantry Exhibits judged 3:00 p.m. - done Open Needlecrafts judged 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. State Fair Selection 4-H Exhibit Building closed 5:00 -7:00 p.m. 4-H Endowment Pork Tenderloin Supper 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Citizens State Bank Serving FREE Ice Cream 6:00 p.m. Community Band 6:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony followed by 4-H Endowment Pie Auction 7:00 p.m. Little Miss Pocahontas & County/Fair Queen 5:30 -9:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Building open Continued on Page 7….

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Havelock Man threatens stranded motorist with weapon A Havelock man has been arrested on drug possession charges, after he had threatened a stranded motorist. According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday evening just after 6pm, they received an emergency call from a stranded motorist a few miles north of Pocahontas on Highway 4. The motorist stated that his vehicle broke down, and he walked up to a farm driveway to a house to get help. At that point, a male subject reportedly came out of the house, pointed a handgun in the motorist’s face, yelled threatening statements, and demanded that the motorist leave the property immediately. Pocahontas County Sheriff Bob Lampe and a deputy responded to the call, where they found the home owner, 35 year old Daniel Jon Schug of Havelock, Iowa. It was determined that Schug was under the influence of a controlled substance. Upon further investigation, a marijuana grow operation was discovered at Schug’s residence, which contained just under 100 marijuana plants with a street value of approximately 80 thousand dollars. Methamphetamine, numerous drug paraphernalia, and numerous firearms were also found at the residence. Schug was in possession of a concealed weapons permit issued by the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, and Sheriff Lampe immediately revoked his permit to carry a firearm.

Don’t Miss Havelock, Iowa’s Annual Fun Day Celebration! Havelock Commercial Club Cow Pie Bingo- $10/square Duck Races—$1/duck Bean Bag tournament Snow Cones Kids Chalk Drawing Selling Pop and Water

Havelock Fire Department

Havelock Bar

Pork Loin Dinner—serving 5-7pm Kid & Adult Water Fights Fireworks Pending

The Great Lakes Hybrid Band Kris Karr Band

COME AND ENJOY LOTS OF FUN! ** Bring your lawn chairs ****4 Acres of primitive camping area with restrooms provided


Welcome to Ken’s Corner (Written by Ken Gibson of Turbine Music and Karaoke) Saturday, July 14th, 2012 Tonight we (Turbine Music and Karaoke) were asked to MC a party in Storm Lake, Iowa Called Gen X - II. We had four live bands there, with us DJing before and after each band. There was a little bit of everything for every taste, oops..... we forgot opera, oh well, maybe next year. Yes, you heard that right, Turbine Music and Karaoke had been invited back to next years event, GenX - III. IAK, out of Fort Dodge, IA started out the nights live entertainment with Rap. Following second for the night was another band from the Fort Dodge, IA area, Bedspin, who treated us to Punk Rock, I am not a big fan of Punk Rock, however I really enjoyed this band. 3rd on the program of live music was a metal group called Sinister Theory, and the bassist is none other than our own Nancy Condit's Daughter, Danielle Waites. She was so passionate in the playing that she began to bleed all over her guitar, yet kept playing. The music was awesome, and the Lead singer, took a knee and proposed to his Lady Love.......She said YES, and the crowd went wild with applause for the happy couple. Congrats you two. The Live music portion of the evening was concluded by another local band called Blues Driven, featuring our good friend Ted CJ Hoffman on lead guitar and vocal. They played the classic rock hits from the 70's and '80's. Oh man, now I really feel "OLD" because that was the new stuff when I was young, now they are calling it classics. Hmmm..... does that mean that I am a Classic also?! Turbine filled in music between the sets, and before and after the Live music. A fun time seemed to be had by all that attended, and I have to say that this was one of the most awesome nights that I have had the pleasure of being involved with. Many thanks to Roland Gerodias, who set this whole thing up with Ron Sergeant, and Danny Lenninger, between the two of them, this old man only had to circulate, press flesh with the crowd, and meet new and interesting people. I want to thank the People who attended the GenX -II party tonight, without you it just wouldn't have been a party, and I must say, they all had fun without DRAMA. Kudos to Everyone who attended. Lastly, but perhaps most importantly, I want to give a HUGE shout out to Ron Sergeant, for putting on this event, and for asking us to be a part of this special evening and Just so that she won't cry, I had better say, Thank You for coming and posting your wonderful pictures Holly Newhouse. LOL I Love You girlfriend. That's it for this edition of Kenny's Corner. Take Care and God bless you all. -Kenny Gibson-

Photos from Gen X-II Celebration at Lake Avenue Lounge In Storm Lake, Iowa on July 14, 2012

Top from left is a photo of the wonderful people who attended, middle top is Ninon Lloyd and Brandy Geist of the Storm Lake, IA area, top right is a photo by Tonya Wendel of Steve from NE, Ron Sargeant of Nebraska (one of the awesome people responsible for setting up the Gen X parties) and Tonya Wendel of Laurens. Bottom row of photos from left is Ronald Gerdias of Storm Lake and DJ of Turbine Music, Pocahontas’s own Branden Bakle of Sinister Theory, Danielle Waites of Sinister Theory and last but, not least Ted Hoffman of Storm Lake and singer with the band Blues Drivin



July 18, 2012

Havelock City Council Minutes - June 6, 2012 MINUTES

The regular meeting of the Havelock City Council was held on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. with Mayor Garland Smith presiding at the Havelock Library. Council present: Krips, Hoover, Bunting, Vader, Barth Absent: None Mayor Smith called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. The minutes of the May 2nd, 2012 regular council meeting and minutes from the May 9th, 2012 special council meeting were read and approved, with a motion made by Vader, with a second by Bunting. Ayes: All Nays: None The following bills were read and approved, with the exception of Blacktop Service to be held until the Mayor talks to them. The council questioned the Blacktop Service bill on the road repair that they did which the council had not approved. A motion was made by Barth, seconded by Hoover to pay bills. Ayes: All Nays: None NORTHWEST TELEPHONE-----------$.58 tolls----------$61.05 SALARIES CITY----------------For May 2012------------$1220.00 Garland $200.00, Denise $650.00, Steve $370 ALLIANT ENERGY------------------------------------------$1009.43 City Hall 34.62; Fire Station, 66.00; Library, 48.25 Street Lights, 614.62; Pump #2, 16.97; #4, 228.97 BENNETT SANT. -------------64 cust for May ------------$448.00 EFTPS------------------------------SS & Med May 12--------$162.28 IPERS ------------------------ For May 12----------------------$137.20 NORTH IA ENVIR-------------Water Plant Oper---------$440.00 POCAHONTAS CO SOLID WASTE---------5.56 T-----$503.70 CITY OF POCAHONTAS------Cardboard Recycling-----$29.00 BLACKTOP SERVICE------------------asphalt------------$9276.55 PRO COOP---------------------------- 12.3 gal gas--------------$42.25 IMWCA---------------workman comp insur-----------------$1670.00 THAYER TRUCKING SERVICE--------------rock---------$288.84 GAILEY & WALSH LAW OFFICE-------retainer fee----$500.00 Josh Walsh, City Attorney arrived at 6:12 p.m. per the council’s request. Krips questioned him about nuisance abatement letters. He explained that letters written to residents give them the opportunity to address the council before legal action is taken. Cars without licenses were discussed on what can be done with them. Violations can be run through the city council with payments being accessed to the property owner’s taxes. Salvage yards were discussed, along with the city mowing lawns. Spraying can be done by the city man with over the counter product. Discussion was held on how to take care of the eye sore houses in town. Council’s first step is to contact the owners. The east wall of the Am Vet Hall is in need of repair. There have been birds in the building... Krips made a motion for the Mayor to proceed with getting three estimates for cost of repair, with a second by Barth. Ayes: All Nays: None Mike Flannigan from Emmetsburg has a wood chipper that he would bring to town and take care of the brush piles for $700. After discussion, the issue was tabled until next month. Paul Henderson’s yard has been mowed. Dick Hoover asked the council about removing the lien on his property since he has been making progress on cleaning it up. The issue was tabled. Hoover stated that the Klinger property needs to have the rocks picked up so it would save on the mower blades. Gaylord Henderson arrived at 7:16 p.m. and requested permission from the council to remove the sidewalk in front of his property. Tree roots have caused it to raise and become a hazard. A motion was made by Bunting, seconded by Krips to grant permission for him to remove this sidewalk. Ayes: All Nays: None Henderson would also like to have his land leveled that was dug up when digging was done for a water main repair. Dick Hoover requested a building permit for a fence on his property at 1255 Brenton Ave. A motion to deny was made by Vader, seconded by Krips for the fence. Ayes: Barth, Bunting, Krips, Vader Abstain: Hoover A building permit for the Havelock Bar was requested for a fence to enclose the outside lot. A motion by Barth, seconded by Vader to allow permit. Ayes: All Nays: None The Fire Station is in need of clean up in the office area. Fire chief Hoover requested that the carpet be replaced, replace ceiling tile and fresh paint be furnished by the city with the firemen doing the labor. The council suggested seeing what the floor was like under the existing carpet. A motion by Barth, seconded by Vader to allow the fireman $300 to $500 for supplies. Ayes: All Nays: None C. Hoover will ask for volunteers from the Fire Department to help with the shelter house at the park. Barth brought up the subject of dogs running and barking. Dog licenses will be discussed at the next council meeting. A motion was made by Barth, seconded by Vader to adjourn the meeting and close the public hearing at 7:57p.m. Ayes: All Nays: None ________________________________________ DENISE KRISCHEL- CLERK/TREAS.

_______________________________________________ BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR – GARLAND SMITH


Local News Laurens Summer Celebration Schedule of Events Friday, July 20 8:30am-5:30pm:HyVee Ressler Clinic Sidewalk Sales 8am-6pm: Food Pride Tent Sale (W. Main St.) 10am-6pm: Heart ‘n Home Grand Opening of Back Show Room Food & Wine being served (N. 3rd Street) 11am-1:00pm: Food Pride Cookout Serving Ribeye Sandwiches@ Food Pride (W. Main St.) 11am-1pm: Buffet @ The Pizza Ranch (N. 3rd St.) 1:00pm-6:00pm: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint ® Demonstrations at JH Design Studio (W. Veterans Rd.) 4-7pm: Show n’ Shine Car & Motorcycle Show @ City Park 5-7pm: Kid’s Corner Burger Meal @ Fire Station 6:30pm: Sentimental Swing Big Band @ Sportsmans Park in Gazebo Laurens Chamber Serving Refreshments 6:00pm: Bethany Lutheran Church Serving Ice Cream Sundaes (Sportsman’s Park) Dusk:Fireworks @ Sportsman’s Park sponsored by Citizens for Fireworks Saturday, July 21 7:30 am-9:30am: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast @ Fire Station 8:00 am: FIT Alumni Run (Water Station sponsored by Laurens Chamber) 9:15 am: FIT Alumni Run awards and medals presented @ FIT 10:00am: Celebrate Laurens Parade, “Jumpin’ and Jivin’ in July” 10:00am-3:00pm: II Unique Open (N. 3rd St.) 10:00am-3:00pm: Vintage Market Open (S. 3rd St.) 10:00am: 4-Wheeler Weigh-in @ Laurens Country Club (HWY 10 W.) 10:30am-2pm: Kid Carnival @ Cuts to Dye For (S. 3rd St.) After Parade: Masons serving Smoothies (City Park) Knights of Columbus serving Funnel Cakes (City Park) First Christian Church serving Root beer floats (City Park) 11:00am: Methodist Women serving pie and ice cream (City Hall) 11:00am:4-Wheeler Pull Start @ Laurens Country Club (Food & Beverages will be available for purchase) (HWY 10 W.) 11:00am-5pm: Wine Festival @ City Park Continued . . .Saturday, July 21 11:00am-1:00pm: Methodist Men Hamburger Meal (City Park Shelter House) 11:00am-1:00pm: Food Pride Cookout, Masons serving Grilled Pork Loin Sandwiches 11am-1pm: Buffet @ The Pizza Ranch (N. 3rd St.) Proceeds go to New Swimming Pool @ Food Pride (W. Main St.) 11:00 am-2:00pm: Hot Dog Meal @ Cuts to Dye For (S. 3rd St.) Noon: Easy & Fabulous Appetizers Cooking Seminar by Dipsy Daisy @ Heart ‘n Home (N. 3rd St.) Noon-5pm: Inflatables Playground for Kids@ City Park 1:00 pm: FREE SWIMMING 1:00pm: Frisbee Golf Registration & Tournament @ Sportsman’s Park Sponsored by Kiwanis 1:00pm: It’s More Than Dip Cooking Seminar by Dipsy Daisy @ Heart ‘n Home (N. 3rd St.) 1:30 pm: Water Fight Sponsored by the Laurens Fire Dept. @ Fire Dept. 2:00pm: Super Summer Recipes Cooking Seminar by Dipsy Daisy @ Heart ‘n Home (N. 3rd St.) 3:00pm: Pasta from 1 to 100 Cooking Seminar @ Heart ‘n Home (N. 3rd St.) 4:00pm-5:00pm: Wine 101 @ Heart ‘n Home (N. 3rd Street) 5:00pm-7:00pm:VFW Hamburger Meal @ Front of Laurens State Bank (S. 3rd St.) 8pm-Midnight: Street Dance & Beer Garden featuring “Rehab Monday” from Cedar Rapids, IA (3rd St.) Sunday, July 22 9am-1pm: Brunch at Laurens Golf and Country Club (HWY 10 W)


Local News

Tall Corn Days—Sioux Rapids, Iowa Friday June 27, 2012– Sunday June 29, 2012 Friday, July 27th

4:30 - 6:00 PM 5:00 - 7:00 PM 7:00 - 8:45 PM 8:00 - Midnight 9:00 - Midnight

Register Tall Corn Entries @ American Legion Sweet Corn Feed @ American Legion Touch of Broadway - Historical Building Roadhard - Street Dance - Rumerz Bar & Grill Phoenix - Playing at the American Legion Saturday, July 28th

7:00 AM 8:00 AM

5K Run/Walk Registration @ American Legion - Race Begins at 8:00 AM Softball Tournament @ City Park Historical Museum Open All Day 8:30 AM Parade Line-Up (8th & Thomas) 9:00 AM - Noon Registration for Show & Shine Car Show Trophies @ 3 PM 10:00 AM Tall Corn Days Parade 11:00 AM Horseshoe Tournament @ City Park Kids Inflatables @ City Park 12:00 PM Masons' Lunch @ American Legion 1:00 PM Kids Pedal Tractor Pull - Sign Up at 12:30 @ 2nd & Main 2:30 - 8:00 PM Alumni Open House - American Legion Catered Meal @ 5:30 - Contact Sioux Foods for Reservations (712-2832800) 3:00 - 5:00 PM Water Fights for Kids - 2nd & Main 7:30 - 9:00 PM Ray & Marilyn Sealing Musical Performance @ the Historical Building 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM Firemen's Dance Featuring "The Dweebs" @ City Park

8:00 AM - Noon 8:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Sunday, July 29th Dad's Belgian Waffles @ the American Legion Softball Tournament @ City Park Community Church Service @ the Historical Building Pie Auction @ American Legion Sand Volleyball Tournament West of the City Park Mini-Rod Tractor Pulls @ City Snow Lot Along Hwy 71



July 18, 2012

Local Methodist Church News United Methodist Church ~ 752 Dean St. ~ Havelock, Iowa 50546 Sunday Worship in Plover at 8:00am Sunday Worship in Havelock at 9:15am

Havelock Professional Directory Apartments Havelock Apartments North Main –Havelock Manager:

Funeral Home Powers Funeral Home Ken Powers 502 4th Ave. NE Pocahontas, IA 50574 712.335.3334

Post Office Post Office 944 Main St.-Havelock Postmaster: Rod Bell 712.776.2680 Snow Removal

Avon Representative Kim Hoover Avon Representative Havelock, Iowa

Lawn Mowing & Landscaping Services Greg Stevens Newspapers

Bar Al’s Guitar Lounge Downtown Main St. Havelock, Iowa 712.776.2660 Beauty Salon Teresa Bunting’s Beauty Salon “Coming Soon” 1146 Mill St. Havelock, Iowa 50546 (712) 776-2762

The Havelock Times P.O. Box 52 Havelock, IA 50554 712.776.2727 712.776.0411 Publisher: Holly Newhouse Community Reflections Pocahontas County Paper P.O. Box 52 Havelock, IA 50546 712.776.2727 Publisher: Holly Newhouse

City Hall

Fuel Oil, Fertilizer, & Grain

Denise Krischel City Clerk 858 Wood St./ PO Box 158 Havelock, IA 50546 712-776-2738

Pro-Cooperative 466 Hwy. 10 Havelock, IA 50546 712.776.2232


Barth Snow Removal Duanne Barth 712.776.2249 Telephone, Internet Cable, Web Hosting Northwest Cooperative Telephone and Northwest Internet Services 844 Wood St. Havelock, Iowa 50546 Phone: 712-776-2222 Email: nis @ Tree Removal Services Smith Tree Removal Joe Smith, owner 712.776.8511 Water, Garbage, & Recycling See City Hall

Pocahontas County 4-H Fair events continued Friday, July 20, 2012 8:00 a.m. Swine Showmanship followed by Swine Judging 8:00 -10:00 a.m. Open Genealogy entries due 8:30 –11:30 a.m. Open Farm and Garden and Flower entries due 12:00 p.m. Open Farm and Garden Judging 12:00– 3:00 p.m. 4-H and FFA Garden ENTRY & Judging 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Farm Credit Services serving FREE Ice Cream 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits Open 3:00 - 4:30p.m. Open Class Photography, Photography Challenge, and Fine Arts Entered 5:00-7:00 p.m. Lamb Burger Supper 5:00 p.m.-done Open Class Photography and Fine Arts Judging 6:00 p.m. Sheep Showmanship Followed by Sheep Show Open Jr. Sheep Show - immediately following 4-H show 6:00 p.m. Open Horse Show 9:00 p.m. All Exhibits Close Saturday, July 21, 2012 8:00 a.m. Judging of Advanced Cattle Feeders 9:30 a.m. Beef Showmanship followed by 2nd Year Bucket Calf followed by Judging of Market Beef followed by Judging of Breeding Beef followed by

Vacation Bible School is Coming To Havelock, Iowa Sponsored by the MARS Kids Club Ministry July 30, 2012 to August 3, 2012 ~ 5:45pm to 8:30pm each evening Location: Havelock Methodist Church ~~ All Kids Welcome!! Sunday August 5, 2012 There will be a brief program presented by the kids at 9:15pm followed by their party. For Further Information contact: Roberta Hoyt 712-848-3312 or 8

Community Events Rhythm N’ Blooms Is now open! Onion Sets, Tomato and Vegetable plants, seed potatoes, hanging Baskets, patio containers, Rose bushes, ornamental trees, wrought iron yard pokes, junk yard art, and concrete art and statuary New Perennial Section! Hwy 4 –Pocahontas, Iowa 712-335-4929

Turbine Music And Karaoke Looking for a great DJ or MC for your special event, benefit, or wedding Reception? Well, you have come to the right place!! Turbine Music and Karaoke has over 10 years of experience and is reasonably priced as well as great and fun DJs! Call today to reserve the for your event! “We GENERATE your music needs— Serving NW and N Central Iowa since 2002”

CJ’s Diner Main Street, Fonda, Iowa 712-288-5887

Ken Gibson...712-299-1420 Danny Lenninger….712-225-8247 Roland Gerodias….712-730-0796

The Prowler Too Rolfe, Iowa

515-368-1298 Friday Night Bike Nights!!

Community Area Garage Sales Havelock City Garage Sales To be announced 712-298-2495 Booking Shoots now!!

Laurens City Garage Sales October 1 & 2, 2010


Pocahontas County Is now under A Burn Ban Until further Notice!! Rally for A Cure Golf Tournament in Laurens, Iowa 2012 Photo by Lorie Hudson Photography

Heather Herrig and Peter Wiebe Married July 14, 2012 At Albert City, Iowa with reception in Alta, Iowa

Photos from the Herrig-Wiebe Wedding Reception: left is the happy couple cutting their cake, middle photo is Heather and her father Mark Herrig of Albert city doing the father/daughter dance and lastly is a photo of the removal of the garter during the reception. Congrats to the happy couple! 10

Congratulations to Branden Bakle And Haley Mowry of Pocahontas On their Engagement!

Branden, Singer/Songwriter of the Band Sinister Theory got down on one knee and proposed to Haley during their gig at Gen X-II in Storm Lake, Iowa on July 14th, 2012 which sent the crowd wild and happy for the newly engaged couple! Congratulations to Branden and Haley! 11

Man Shoots own genitals and ends up in Jail OKLAHOMA CITY, July 17 (UPI) -- A felon was arrested in Oklahoma City for possession of a firearm after he told police he shot himself in the genitals, officials said. Tavares Donnell Colbert, 36, shot himself in the genitals Saturday near Interstate 35 while testing a gun he bought on the street in Kansas to see if it functioned properly before selling it, The Oklahoman reported. Colbert drove himself to the hospital and police were alerted soon after, the newspaper said. He was arrested on a complaint of possession of a firearm when he was medically cleared. Colbert was convicted in 2003 of a felony possession of a controlled and dangerous substance with intent to distribute charge.

New App claims to rescue people from Bad Dates (Reuters) - Most people have been there, trapped on an awkward date that is going nowhere. But relief could be on the way with a new app that provides an incoming rescue call. The Bad Date Rescue app, which was launched by the dating website this week, lets users arrange for a call to appear on their iPhone to graciously allow them to bow out if a date isn't going well. "There are all sorts of reasons for why people would want to get out of a date," said Arvind Mishra, director of product management at eHarmony. "We can all sympathize because we have all been on bad dates in our lifetime." The free app includes several ways to set up a rescue. Users can pick a number from their address book for the call, for example from their mother or a friend. It the person's picture is stored on the app it will appear on the screen when the call comes through. Scripts are available giving the reason for the call, such as a neighbor calling about a leaky pipe; a mother informing that a sister just had a baby; or a boss saying he needs help immediately. "It graciously allows you to play along and to get out of that situation," Mishra explained. The free app can be pre-set before the date to call at a specific time and there is a quick rescue that can be triggered on the spot to ring in a few seconds or minutes. "There are all sorts of reasons for why people want to get out of a date. We are helping them do it in a way that is fun and light and not abrupt," he added.

What in the world will they come up with next?


It’s Back to Pool and Swimming Time!! It’s Pool time at the Laurens and Pocahontas Municipal Pools Pocahontas Municipal Pool in Pocahontas on the square

Laurens Municipal Pool On N. 3rd St—Laurens

2010 Pool Hours (Monday—Friday) 12pm to 1pm: Ind. Workout 1pm to 5pm: Open Swimming 5pm to 6:30pm: Family Hour Swimming 6:30pm to 8:30pm: Open Swimming Hall (Teen nights to be announced)

(Includes separate Baby Pool) 2010 Pool Hours (Mon-Sun) 12:30pm to 5:30pm and 6:30pm to 9pm 2010 Season Prices for Pool Season passes purchase at City or at the Pool

(Saturday and Sunday) 1pm to 8pm: Open Swimming

Family Season $95.00 Family Monthly $35.00 Individual Season $50.00 Individual Monthly $25.00 Daily Rate $2.00 Swim Lessons $17.00

Daily Admission Fee: $3.25 includes tax 3 and Under: Free with paid adult 25 punch pass: $74.90 Resident Family $85.60 Non-Resident Single $58.25 Non-Resident Family $107.00 Tickets sold only at pool and all

Baby Pool is always free up to 12 yrs of age with parental supervision Pool Phone: 712-841-4772 City Hall: 712-841-4526 Make Sure you Attend the 5th Annual Hog Wild BBQ Competition at the Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg, Iowa on August 24th and 25th Public Tasting $5


Obituaries Ina Schultz Visitation: Friday, July 20, 2012 9-10:30am at Laurens Methodist Church Funeral: Friday, July 20, 2012 10:30am at Laurens Methodist Ronald G. Hauswirth Ronald Hauswirth, age 87, passed away on July 16, 2012, at the Laurens Care Center. Ronald George Hauswirth was born on December 3, 1924, near Havelock. He was the son of Clarence and Clarice (Lucas) Hauswirth. Ron was educated in Havelock schools, graduating from Havelock High School in 1943. After he finished school, he worked on the family farm. On October 5, 1947, he married Mary Sharlene Johnson at the Christian Church in Laurens. The couple farmed in the Havelock area until the mid 1990’s, when they moved into Havelock. In 2006, they moved to Pocahontas. Ron worked for Chris-Cakes in Pocahontas for a number of years. Sharlene passed away on June 3, 2006, and Ron entered the Laurens Care Center four years ago. Ron enjoyed camping and traveling in his spare time. He especially loved taking his grandchildren fishing. Ron was a member of Hope United Methodist Church. He belonged to the Masons, Eastern Star and the Abu Bekr Shrine. He was a former Havelock Fireman and served on the Havelock City Council. Survivors include his; children: Connie Hauswirth of Eden Prairie, MN and Roger (Barb) Hauswirth of Havelock; daughter-in-law: Karen Hauswirth of Havelock; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Pauline Puhrman of Havelock. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Randy, a greatgranddaughter, brother, Gerald and sisters Lois and Avis.


Mahaney Funeral Home 509 King St.—Fonda, Iowa 712-288-4461

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Local Area Entertainment News July 21, 2012 AaronHeart Williams Restless Band @ and the Hoodoo @ Shades of Blue—Fort Dodge Wild Rose Ballroom- Em9pm-1am February 13h, 2010

metsburg, Iowa 9pm -1am Jacob Lee Band @ Jakes Bar, Spencer 9pm - 1am July 21, 2012 Traveling Males (8pm) & at Laurens, IA Street Dance 9pm –2am Joe and Rehab Vicki PriceMonday (9pm) @ Byrons Bar, Pomeroy Big Nacho Karaoke @ Dunnigan’s Pub-Emmetsburg 8-1am for “Byrons Beaver Birthday Bash”Creek Band @ Judd’s Bar & Grill-Knerim 9pm-1am

February 19, 2010Land Prairie Shady Ladies Band @ Gathering Place, Cherokee 9pm -1am

Band @ The Good Times Bar-Ankeny, IA

July 25, 2012 Beaver Creek Band @ Amigo’s bike Night-Fort Dodge

July 27, 2012 Phoenix Band @ Am. Legion Hall-Sioux Rapids 9pm-1am July 28, 2012 Beaver Creek Band @ Firemen’s Ball—Vincent, IA 8pm-1am Blues Under the Trees @ Mineral city Speedway-fort Dodge One Layne @ Dunnigan’s Pub-Eburg 8pm-12am The Dweeb’s Band @ City Park, Sioux Rapids 9pm-1am The Great Lakes Hybrids Band @ Ayrshire Street Dance 9pm-1am August 1, 2012 Beaver Creek Band @ Shades of Blue-FD August 2, 2012 Beaver Creek Band and many more @ Rockin Picnic—Sheldon ParkHumboldt August 4, 2012 Sinister Theory Band @ Eagles Landing-FD 9pm-1am The Great Lakes Hybrids Band & Kris Karr Band @ Havelock Bar (8pm to 2am)


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