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Panthers to hold ‘Wrap Up Cancer’ event By BAILEY POOLMAN

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In 1975, the number of people who died of invasive cancer in the United States was just shy of 200,000, according to National Cancer Institute. By 1991, the number increased by more than 15,000. Now, that number has decreased to 171,000. Creston Panthers, as well as Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) programs are hosting an event to raise money that

will go toward local cancer patients. “I think they’ve (the students) loved it. They’ve all been pretty Donahoo much on board with it, and we’ve had lot of community members say how excited they are,” said Anthony Donahoo, EAST coordinator. “It’s not just broad cancer, it’s local to Greater Regional (Medical Center). A lot of the students have wanted to help and be a part of this.”


The Panthers will host the Red Oak Tigers for a high school basketball event Friday. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. with freshman girls basketball at Creston High School, and freshman boys at Creston Middle School. At 6 p.m., junior varsity boys play at the middle school and varsity girls play at the high school. At 7:30 p.m., junior varsity girls play at the middle school and varsity boys play at the high school. “We’re going to be raising some money for the cancer unit at Greater Regional. ... They are getting a heated blanket for

cancer patients,” said Donahoo. The girls’ teams will wear pink uniforms during the games, the boys’ teams will wear wristbands, and both the girls’ and boys’ teams will wear “wrap up cancer” T-shirts during their warmups. The money raised during the “wrap up cancer” event will go toward a blanket warmer to be put in Greater Regional Cancer Center at Greater Regional Medical Center. “We had Trolli (Ferrara) donate candy to us, and they’re Please see WRAP UP CANCER, Page 2

SNOWY MORNING National Weather Service (NWS) reports Creston receiving between 4 and 5 inches of snowfall between Tuesday morning and today. Every school in the Creston News Advertiser coverage area cancels classes today.


City workers push snow to the center of Adams Street to clear the way for Wednesday morning’s commute.

After work: Jim Best, produce manager at Fareway in Creston, pushes a grocery cart filled with groceries for Mindy Bailey of Creston around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The snowstorm that hit all of southwest Iowa picked up intensity throughout the day Tuesday leaving a total of about 5 inches by this morning.

Freshman Girls: 4:30 p.m. at Creston High School against Red Oak Boys: 4:30 p.m. at Creston Middle School against Red Oak Junior varsity Girls: 7:30 p.m. at Creston Middle School against Red Oak Boys: 6 p.m. at Creston Middle School against Red Oak Varsity Girls: 6 p.m. at Creston High School against Red Oak Boys: 7:30 p.m. at Creston High School against Red Oak

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The map above — created by the Iowa Environmental Mesonet — shows Creston receiving between 4 and 5 inches of snowfall Tuesday morning into today. The largest snowfall totals came in southern Ringgold and Decatur counties where they received 8 inches. Frigid temperatures are expected today with a high near 7 degrees and an overnight low around -12. Wind chills overnight could be as low as -30 degrees.

DES MOINES (MCT) — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz will ask the Legislature for $140,000 to pursue voter fraud for another year despite openly hostile criticism from Senate majority Democrats Tuesday for his two-year investigation. Schultz, a first-term Republican, has come under fire for using $240,000 in funds from the federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to pay for a Division of Criminal Investigation agent to look into voter fraud. HAVA was established after the disputed 2000 presidential election to fund voter education and voter participation efforts. After nearly two years of investigation, 26 people have been charged and five have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors. “That’s enough for me to see that we have a problem,” Schultz said. “Twenty-six people can- Schultz celling the vote of other Iowans is a big enough problem to keep this going forward.” Tuesday was the secretary’s second day in a row on the legislative hot seat. Monday, lawmakers grilled Schultz, who is seeking the GOP nomination in Iowa’s U.S. House 3rd District open-seat race, on why three Cerro Gordo County voters had their ballots wrongfully thrown out in the 2012 election. Schultz argued that mistake would not have been discovered without his investigation and that they are now back on the voter rolls. Democrats on the Senate Administration and Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee were skeptical of that and seemed disinclined to grant Schultz’s budget request to use taxpayer dollars to continue his investigation. “If the outcomes and the data don’t support the evidence or the expenditures, then it’s highly unlikely it would be funded,” Please see FRAUD, Page 2

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Deaths Ronney ‘Bear’ Ford Creston

Ronney G. “Bear” Ford, 65, of Creston died Feb. 3, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Ford Moines. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25. Mary O’Riley will officiate. Flag presentation will be conducted by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post No. 1797. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday with family present 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. Online condolences may be left at Ronney George Ford, son of Lorraine Lucille (Eddy) and George Audrey Ford, was born Oct. 10, 1948, in Fontanelle. Ron graduated from Fontanelle High School and also attended SWCC for the au-

tomotive program. Ron entered the U.S. Marine Corp Aug. 1, 1968, and served until April 26, 1974. On Nov. 23, 1974, Ron married Diana Lynn Kingery in Creston. After marrying, they settled in Creston. Ron worked 34 years at Wellmans Dynamics, retiring in 2011. He also did auto repair during that time. Ron was a former member of Masons and the union at Wellmans. Ron is survived by his wife Diana Ford of Buffalo, N.Y.; daughters, Heather (husband Scott) Pendegraft of Creston, Nicole Ford of Des Moines and Ashley Ford (significant other Matt) of Des Moines; sons, Kenny (wife Sharina) Ford of Earlham and Scott Ford of Creston; brother John (wife Kathy) Ford of Creston; sisters, Ilene Coverdell, Peggy Ford and Linda (husband Harold) Diers, all of Creston; seven grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and in-laws. Ron was preceded in death by his parents; grandchildren, Wyatt and Phoenix Pendegraft; and brother Jim Ford.

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sa, Okla., formerly of Creston, died Feb. 3, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Floral Haven of BroTulsa, Okla. James Kinkade, 63, of Tul- ken Arrow, Okla.

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home. Services are pending at Creston Powers Funeral Home, juncJackie Loomis, 58, of Creston died Feb. 4, 2014, at her tion of highways 34 and 25.

Hatch proposal aims at college affordability WATERLOO (MCT) — In between work at the Iowa Capitol, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Jack Hatch has been touring the state, visiting college campuses to get feedback on his proposals to make college more affordable. That tour brought him to the University of Northern Iowa last week. “I can only tell you that when I was going through college, I could work a part-time job and work during the summer and pretty much have most of my college tuition paid for. Today, you can’t do that,” said Hatch, 63. “The gap between how much you could earn during the summer and during the school year and the tuition is growing, and it becomes a real disincentive for kids and families to decide whether or not they should go on to college or higher education or even vocational school.” Hatch’s two main proposals for college affordability are to set up a resource center to help students interested in graduating early find where required classes are available throughout the state and a low-interest student loan program funded through the state. A third piece of the puzzle is promoting financial literacy -- something UNI is already doing, and it has fewer students who default on their student loans. Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who is running for a sixth term, also mentioned promoting financial literacy in his Condition of the State address last month. Hatch acknowledges his proposals are a small part of making college affordable.

Creston High School Jazz Band has successful weekend Creston High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Michael Peters, placed second in class 3A at the Simpson Jazz Festival Friday night. Eight bands competed. First place went to Winterset, and Oskaloosa placed third. The band then traveled to Winterset Saturday morning to compete at the Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Festival. The ensemble received 1 ratings from all of the judges. “I was very proud,” said Peters. “They did two contests in 12 hours in two different towns. For the kids to be able to do all that was fantastic. They had to Contributed photo focus. They did extraordi- Creston High School Jazz Band performs at the Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Festival in Winterset. narily well.”

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said Chairwoman Liz Mathis, D-Cedar Rapids. That’s the nub of the disagreement. Schultz told legislators that any time voter fraud is committed it cancels an Iowan’s legitimate vote. When he submits a report next month on the two-year investigation, Schultz said, he anticipates it’s “going to show there’s a problem and this problem may continue.” “This investigation is not just about the criminal work,” he said, predicting “it will come to show how it can improve the administration of elections.” She’s withholding judgment, but Mathis is not impressed with the findings so far. “I don’t consider 26” a large number, she said when asked if the number charged justified the cost of the investigation. “I’m looking at the five (who pleaded guilty)

WRAP UP CANCER: and I don’t consider that a large number considering we’ve spent two years and $240,000 on that. … I don’t consider five people at the end a good expenditure.” Asked about the three who were prevented from voting, Mathis said she didn’t consider three “a big number either.” After Rep. Bruce Hunter, D-Des Moines accused him of making false statements, Republicans on the committee came to Schultz’s defense, with Rep. Jason Schultz, R-Schleswig, praising his “bold and courageous efforts” to protect Iowa elections. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak, a county auditor for six years, called it disingenuous for “people to sit in the cheap seats here and throw darts and arrows at you.” —————— ©2014 The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) MCT Information Services

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going to be selling that for a profit that’s going to be going toward it,” said Donahoo. “All shirt sales will go toward the blanket as well.” During the event, slots to shoot a half-court shot are available for purchase. A jar count will also be available, with money raised from bets taken about how much candy is in a jar. The Creston High School Peppers will give a performance at half-time. “Wrap up cancer” T-shirts and hooded sweatshirts will be available to buy ahead of time. Sponsorships are also available for purchase by employees of local businesses. Sponsorships are $25, and employees can purchase as many as they want. Purple Out event raises $1,600 Creston School District participated in a penny war leading up to their “purple

out,” a March of Dimes event hosted by the Panthers during a wrestling meet Jan. 21. The goal of the penny war was to raise money to go toward March of Dimes, an organization with a focus of prevention of birth defects and infant mortality. The school district raised $1,621.08 in pennies and silver coins and, coupled with the money raised from the “purple out” events, raised a total of more than $3,000. Classrooms with the most pennies won an ice cream cake. Winners were: Early Childhood Center and Creston Elementary School: Kendra Owens’ class Creston Middle School: Gary Veitz’s class Creston High School: Angela Halsten’s class The most money raised was $153.88 by Creston Middle School teacher Wendy Hartsock’s homeroom class. Hartsock’s class won a pizza party for the money raised.

But he said it shows a willingness to lead on the issue. “It’s the difference between the way we think. I want this to be viewed as the difference between how Gov. Branstad thinks and I think on the issue of college debt,” Hatch said. Hatch criticized the governor for only addressing one part of the problem by urging a tuition freeze for the second year in a row at the state’s three public universities. Hatch said his own proposals, however, would also help students at community college and private universities. He also said he would provide more leadership on UNI’s lower state appropriation. Hatch said he would propose a different funding formula that didn’t “shortchange” UNI. Branstad did request an additional appropriation for UNI in his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year to make up for the different funding level for the Cedar Falls college. CNA photo by JAKE WADDINGHAM The governor also adSnowy walk: Payton Davis, 11, and Owen Davis, 9, make their way across Lincoln Street after an early dismissal for Creston dressed more than financial Community Schools Tuesday because of snow. literacy and freezing tuition in his address last month. He said the state increased finanMore than 13,000 southern Iowans make Every tells a cial support for community us a part of their lives each weekday! colleges, increased the Iowa Tuition Grant for students who attend private colleges Funeral Homes 347-8725 C 782-7036 A and provided targeted port for those who enter cerSpeciality Sewing tain professions. Special Occasion • Costumes • Children • Infant Hatch said he’s gotten Toddlers • Christening • Confirmations good input from students on and Alterations the tour of the state’s college — 28 Years of Experience • Creston — campuses, including a proposCall Tami at 641-202-7249 al to freeze tuition for the duration of a student’s four-year education. —————— ©2014 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier MCT Information Services

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Schedule of driver’s license examiners: Bedford: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., treasurer’s office, Taylor County Courthouse, 407 Jefferson St. Corning: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Adams County Courthouse. Driving tests on Wednesday mornings by appointment. Creston: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Union County Courthouse, 300 N. Pine St. Driving tests Wednesdays. Call 782-1710 for an appointment. Greenfield: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Adair County Courthouse, 400 Public Square. Mount Ayr: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., treasurer’s office, Ringgold County Courthouse, 109 W. Madison St. Osceola: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., treasurer’s office, Clarke County Courthouse, 100 S. Main St. Winterset: Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Madison County Courthouse, 112 N. John Wayne Drive.


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Holy Spirit Rectory ReRun Shop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 107 W. Howard St. Southern Prairie YMCA 55 Plus, 11:45 a.m., Summit House. Bring $2 for pizza and change for bingo. CW Club, noon, congregate meal site, restored Creston Depot. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) brown baggers, noon open meeting, St. Malachy Rectory, 407 W. Clark St. No smoking. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 12 by 12 study, 7 to 8 p.m., United Church of Christ, 501 W. Montgomery St. Use east door.



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Miscellaneous Information, 2:21 a.m., Tuesday, South Division Street. Traffic stop, 8:14 a.m., Tuesday, West Clark Street. Traffic stop, 8:28 a.m., Tuesday, North Division Street. Burglary, 8:46 a.m., Tuesday, West Mills Street. Accident, 11:05 a.m., Tuesday, South Oak Street. Talk to officer, 12:14 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street. Reckless driving, 1:13 p.m., Tuesday, Academic Drive. Accident, 1:57 p.m., Tuesday, West Taylor Street. Accident, 2:07 p.m., Tuesday, West Taylor Street. Talk to officer, 3:50 p.m., Tuesday, West Jefferson Street. Incomplete 911 call, 5:23 p.m., Tuesday, North Elm Street. Animal call, 5:52 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street. Talk to officer, 9:42 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street. Talk to officer, 9:53 p.m., Tuesday, East Howard Street. Suspicious person, 2:49 a.m., today, West Montgomery Street.


No citations were issued after an accident 9:39 p.m. Sunday on Southwestern Boulevard. According to a Creston Police report, Kaylee Mae Baker, 20, 510 S. Birch St., driving a 2002 Dodge, struck a light pole, owned by Southwestern Community College, on Southwestern Boulevard. Baker said she put her vehicle in drive and did not see the pole. Baker and passengers Jaclyn Gordon and Kelsey Ellis, both of Creston, were transported to Greater Regional Medical Center and were re-

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leased with no injuries. Damage estimates are $2,000 to Baker’s vehicle and $50 to the light pole. —————— No citations were issued after an accident 11:05 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of West Taylor and South Oak streets. According to a Creston Police report, Timothy Allan Rice, 46, 1208 W. Adair St., driving a 1998 Geo west on West Taylor, braked when a vehicle pulled out of a business drive into his path. Rice’s vehicle slid off the road, hit a power pole guide cable and went into the west ditch of South Oak Street, coming to rest facing west. Damage estimates are $3,000 to Rice’s vehicle and $200 to the power pole guide cable. —————— No citations were issued after an accident 1:57 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of east Taylor and South Cherry streets. According to a Creston Police report, Dayle Kathryn Turk, 79, 1830 Highway 34, driving a 2013 Chrysler, turned west onto Highway 34 from South Cherry Street into the path of a 2001 Chevrolet driven west on Highway 34 by Tyler Lee Groenendyk, 24, of Oskaloosa, was unable to stop because of road conditions and was struck by Groenendyk’s vehicle. Damage estimates are $2,000 to Turk’s vehicle and $750 to Groenendyk’s vehicle.

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Creighton University list. Creston – Katlin Briley, OMAHA, Neb. — Full—————— liberal arts; Elizabeth Mctime students who rank in Simpson College Cord, liberal arts; and Aarthe top 10 percent of their INDIANOLA — Jus- on Renslow, associate genclass the semester and tin Hayes of Creston was eral studies. Areafor Cities earn aver- named to the president’s Phillips, City a 3.5 grade-point Hi Lo Cond. City Hi Lo Cond. list CityLorimor – Eddie Hi Lo Cond. age or better on Simpson College for sunny the liberal arts. 7 -4 mst sunny Algona 9 a-14.0 mstscale sunny at Davenport 5 -6 mst Marshaltown Atlantic -2 pt sunny fall Dessemester. Moines mst sunny City 6 -5 students mst sunny are eligible for11 the dean’s To11be-2named to Mason Nearly 700 Aubudon 1 pt sunny Dubuque 6 -5a mst sunny graduated Onawa 15 4 the pt sunny list at Creighton12University. the president’s list, student during fall Cedar Rapids 7 -5 mst sunny Farmington 10 -7 pt sunny Oskaloosa 8 -6 mst sunny The following students must have a GPA of 4.0. semester from Des Moines Centerville 10 -4 pt sunny Fort Dodge 9 -1 mst sunny Ottumwa 8 -6 mst sunny from the Creston Ad- FtKrystal and Han- Area ColClarinda 11 News -3 pt sunny Madison Daggett 8 -10 pt sunny Red Oak Community 12 -1 pt sunny Clarion area were 8 -1 mst sunny Guttenberg mst sunny lege’s Sioux Center 11 3 Ankeny, mst sunny vertiser named to nah Kendrick 6 of-6 Creston (DMACC’s) Clinton 5 -6 pt sunny Keokuk -9 pt sunny Sioux City 15 3 mst sunny the fall 2013 dean’s list: were named to89 the dean’s Boone, Carroll, Newton, Council Bluffs 12 1 pt sunny Lansing -4 mst sunny Spencer 8 -2 mst sunny Bedford – Troy list for the fall13semester. To Urban Creston 10 -3 Rowan, pt sunny LeMars 5 mst sunny Waterlooand West 5 campuses. -5 mst sunny sophomore, College of Arts be named to the dean’s list, Those recognized from and Sciences a student must have a GPA the Creston News AdverNational Cities Greenfield – Julie Brickof 3.70 – 3.99. tiser City Hi Lo Cond. City Hi Lo Cond. City area include: Hi Lo Cond. er, freshman, 49College —34 — cloudy — Creston – Cassandra AbAtlanta 29 cloudyof Houston— — —47 Phoenix 62 45 pt sunny Boston 25 11 sunny Los Angeles 63 46Area mst sunny San 48 cloudyand Arts and Sciences Des Moines bott,Francisco mortuary57 science; Chicago— — — — 9 — -4 — mst sunny MiamiCommunity 82 College 68 pt sunny Seattle 33 19 sunny Katelyn Ripperger, early Dallas 33 25 cloudy Minneapolis 6 -14 mst sunny St. Louis 14 2 pt sunny Concordia21 University DES Des Washington, childhood DC education. Denver 8 mst sunny New York MOINES 30 17 — pt sunny 38 29 pt sunny SEWARD, Neb. — Con- Moines Area Community —————— cordia University, Nebraska College President Rob DenDrake University named students to its son recently released the DES MOINES — The Moon 245 Phases UV Index honors list for the fall 2013 names of students eligible following local residents Thudean’s Fri were Sat Mon semester. Senior Benjamin for the fall semester named Sun to the Drake 2/8 dean’s 2/9 list for 2/10the Schulteis of Greenfield was list. To be eligible, a2/6 student2/7 University 2 3 2 on the list. must have earned a2 3.5 to 3 fall 2013 semester. Students Low Moderate Low Moderate Low The top 25 percent must achieve a grade-point New First of unFull 3.99 grade Last point average. Jan 30 Feb 6 Feb 14 Feb 22 recognized dergraduate students who Those from average to The UV Index is measured on a 0 -of 3.5 or above 11 11 number scale, with a higher UV 0 complete at least 12 credit the Creston News Adverearn this honor. Index showing the need for greater skin protection. hours qualifyProfile for the honors Ashley Clark-Davidson ©2010 American Hometown Contenttiser Servicearea include:

and Eric Lanning of Creston were named to the list. The following local residents have been named to the Drake University president’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Students must have a perfect 4.0 gradepoint average to receive this honor. Students from the Creston News Advertiser area include: Greenfield – Lauren Bricker Lorimor – Katelin Hardisty —————— Mercy College DES MOINES — Mallory Griffith of Prescott has been named to the president’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines. To qualify for the president’s list, students must attain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours.

Surgeon general projects many children will die prematurely unless current smoking rates drop

Approximately 5.6 million American children will die prematurely from smokingrelated diseases unless the current smoking rates drop, according to a new Surgeon General’s Report. The report, “The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress,” calls the epidemic of cigarette smoking over the last century an enormous and avoidable public health tragedy. In just the last 50 years, 20 million Americans have died because of smoking. The new report updates estimates on the human and financial tolls of the cigarette smoking epidemic, finding that it kills close to half a million Americans a year and costs more than $289 billion a year in direct medical care and ecoFire nomic loss. Miscellaneous This report comes 50 years Medical, 5:49 p.m., Tues- after the first Surgeon Genday, South Cherry Street.

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Coach Wooden’s lessons worked on and off the basketball court I am sure my coworkers have noticed by now, I don’t like to spend time in the office sitting behind my computer screen. The morning hours at the paper are hectic as our Managing Editor Kyle Wilson leads us through another edition of the paper. We try to piece together breaking news with features and meetings from the previous day all before 11 a.m. After the paper is paginated, we push our stories and pictures to our website, update social media as needed and start to plan to do it all over again. By the afternoon, I need to move. I need to see what is going on in the area. I enjoy talking to others to see how their morning went.

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And I enjoy coaching in the afternoon with the Southwestern Community College cross country and track teams. The opportunity to run and coach helps me get mentally prepared for the next day. When I returned to the office over the weekend after a long practice and difficult run around Green Valley Lake in the snow, Wilson left me his copy of “Wooden.” John Wooden coached the

UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team to 10 national championships in 12 years. His lessons led his players to be successful in an unprecedented fashion on the court and to be great people off the court. I haven’t had a chance to read much of the book, but small sections have already stood out as I randomly scanned through the worn pages. The book starts with some of Wooden’s former players, coworkers and friends reflecting back to their time spent with their coach. At practice he would pace the sideline as his team worked to run each play faster and more efficiently. He would shout, “Be quick, but don’t hurry!”

Wooden’s favorite maxims quickly became team mantras as the Bruins built a record 88-game win streak. Players commented how slow and easy games seemed because of the speed and perfection Wooden encouraged in practice. Two of the maxims I noticed were underlined by a previous reader: The best way to improve the team is to improve ourselves and happiness begins where selfishness ends. Coaching runners is different than any other team sport. In basketball, one player gets to take the final shot at the buzzer. In running, each individual is in control of how many points he or she scores.

I urge my athletes to think about all the little things like sleep, diet and strength to be better individuals for the team. I also work every day to be a happy person and encourage my athletes to be positive. It can be hard to remember that happiness is a choice. As Wooden showed through his coaching and maxims, making that choice to improve and seek happiness is better for whatever team you are on. So as I grow as a coach and learn from Wooden’s examples, I want to grow as a coworker and carry over a positive outlook so I can be prepared to give my best before that 11 a.m. deadline.

Justin Bieber’s jet was searched for drugs HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody? Justin Bieber’s jet was searched for drugs in New York Friday a week after his arrest in Miami for drag racing after he rained cash on strippers. He’ll have great stories someday if he lives. No one looks back on their lives and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep. President Obama was interviewed by Bill O’Reilly before the Super Bowl. The partisan knives came out after the game. Republicans blame Denver’s poor play on Obamacare while Democrats accuse Governor Chris Christie of blocking all Bronco lanes to the end zone. The Denver Broncos looked listless and slow to react Sunday as they were demolished by the aggressive and swift Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl. The way each team played on the field settled one argument once and for all. They have better pot in Colorado. The Seattle Seahawks annihilated the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl on Sunday night in perfect weather in Met Life Stadium in New Jersey. The Pacific Northwest went wild. After the game, Seattle fans rioted by writing an extra page in their journal at Starbucks. Seattle will throw a victory parade for the Seahawks today, weather permitting. They never know from one minute to the next if it will be raining, shining, snowing, sleeting or blowing there. Living in Seattle is like being married to a beautiful woman who’s always sick. The Seattle Seahawks killed the Denver defense by repeatedly running an end-around play with the

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speedy Percy Harvin against the Broncos defense. It often works. The end-around is President Obama’s favorite play against Congress but he calls it the executive order. Bob Dylan appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for Chrysler Sunday which infuriated his longtime fans. They couldn’t believe such a cultural icon would stoop so low. We may be only a few years away from seeing Woody Allen in a Super Bowl commercial for Go Daddy. Woody Allen accused Mia Farrow of coaching their step-daughter into accusing him of molestation. Whenever two stars go through a nasty public break-up, we learn the same lesson about both stars. It is better to have loved and lost than to live with the psycho forever. A BBC poll found that Germany and Japan are the world’s two favorite countries in the network’s annual survey of people around the world. What a surprise. It just proves that if you can make a quality automobile, it goes a long way toward making up for past war crimes. House Republicans unveiled an immigration reform bill that will allow illegal aliens to receive work cards but not U.S. citizenship. It’d also seal off the U.S.-Mexican border before going into effect. The GOP goal is to appeal to Hispanic voters without creating more of them.

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Cellophane hearts and soft centers I was using the free White Pages website to try to find the ZIP code for a friend’s address. An advertisement popped up, something called Instant Checkmate, which is not free. “I found out on Instant Checkmate my boyfriend of two years is a sex offender,” the rolling ad said. Ouch. Someone is checking up on her boyfriend after two years. The site might have been more useful before the first date. After two long years, you’d think there would have been a few heart-to-hearts and such wrenching revelations would be history. I couldn’t help but imagine the Valentine’s Day this couple is going to have. No cellophane-wrapped hearts or soft centers. More likely: The nut will get a lot of hard questions. As more and more love affairs begin online, you can understand the need for instant, virtual private investigations. For who paints himself in an unflattering light when trying to find a match online? “I like sunsets, long walks, honest companions and, uh, underage girls.” I don’t think so. I know this sort of thing also can happen when relationships begin the more conventional way. There are more rings in coat pockets in motel lounges than there are beer

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bottles. A perennial news item reports a man with two families, a plane ride apart, each oblivious of the other. The difference may be the frequency of such deceptions when the date-vetting occurs online. Done the old way, you usually don’t meet someone for the first time with romance the intention. The pace generally is slower, with a few critical steps in between “ and “yes.” Once in a while there’s something called friendship. Now, I’m a romantic from way back. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite celebrations. I even believe in love at first sight — if not love at first site. It is rare but happens. What I don’t understand is falling for a photograph — or a personality on paper. I have to hear, smell, see and touch to render a romantic judgment. Except maybe in the case of Paul Newman. The poor woman with the sex-offender boyfriend might have fallen in love at the Laundromat, for all I know. Or she might have sat on the church pew next to her fellow for years before taking the leap to dat-

ing. Somehow, I suspect not. The French say their marriages are more successful than ours because they work at keeping mystery in the equation. Couples don’t expect to know everything about a partner. While that’s a nice theory and statistically sound — divorce in France is on the rise but hasn’t reached the U.S. level yet — you still like to think you know fundamentally what your partner is about. Is he honest, kind, true? You like to think you’d suspect deviant behavior after a month, a year. I don’t know. With stars in your eyes, maybe it takes two. I believe all of us on this earth are searching for love. We may put it on the back burner and turn down the heat, but we crave it. Far be it from me to be too critical of how anyone achieves the warmth of companionship, no matter how she runs the race. And when the bubble bursts, Philip Marlowe is at her fingertips. *** To find out more about Rheta Grimsley Johnson and her books, visit www.rhetagrimsleyjohnsonbooks. com. (c) 2014 Rheta Grimsley Johnson Distributed by King Features Syndicate

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ENTERTAINMENT Keeping it crisp Dear Heloise: I live by myself and need to save as much food as possible. I clean a WHOLE STALK OF CELERY, then cut it in lengths to fit in a large jar. I put cold water over it, put the lid on and put it in the refrigerator. It keeps for a long time and stays crisp. — L.H. in Mississippi This is one way to store celery. I do something similar so I can just grab a stalk and munch away! However, you really need to put only about an inch or so of water in the jar, as the stalks will soak that up and stay crisp and crunchy! — Heloise SAFE FOOD Dear Heloise: Recently, a friend made an expensive seafood gumbo with $150 worth of fresh seafood. She called me when she opened the refrigerator and said that, upon lifting the pot’s lid, it was bubbling. Restaurants cool down large quantities with large ice wands. My hint for at home is that you freeze a 1to 2-liter soda bottle (plastic). You can place it in the pot when you pull it from the stove, and it will start to cool

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down. — Miriam J., via email Oh dear! What a waste of some yummy (NOT cheap to make, either) gumbo! This is a good lesson for all of us. After cooking large quantities of something, try putting it into smaller containers before placing in the refrigerator. However, cooling down soup using your hint certainly would help prevent the bubbling over that your friend experienced. Another method for cooling soups in large pots is to submerge the pot in a sink or tub filled with ice water. Soups are a great meal to cook ahead and freeze for later, which is why I wrote my Heloise’s Spectacular Soups pamphlet. To receive one, send $5 and a long, self-addressed, stamped (70 cents) envelope to: Heloise/ Soups, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 782795001. Freeze soup in smaller (c)2014 by King Features BLONDIE® by Dean Young quantities (one serving, two Syndicate Inc.

Horoscope Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Expect to run into old friends in the next few weeks. Consider this an opportunity to enjoy your history with others by trading lies about the bad old days. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a poor time to initiate new projects or ask for permission or approval. It’s far better to finish what is already on your plate. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Travel plans will be delayed and suffer from silly errors in the next few weeks. It will help if you travel someplace you have been before. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The next month is an excellent time to tie up loose details with inheritances, taxes, debt, insurance matters and shared property. You’ll be surprised how quickly and efficiently you will get this done. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Ex-partners are back on the scene again. Perhaps this will give you an opportunity for closure. Or perhaps not. (Oh, well.) VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Delays, glitches and setbacks at work will be frustrating in the next several weeks. Just take this in your stride, because they are all minor, silly errors. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You will encounter old flames and romantic connections from your past. Make sure you look your best when you go out. You’ll be glad you did. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) The next few weeks is a good time to sit down with family members and rehash old business. This could be related to the family and home, or an actual family business. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) For the next few weeks, do not initiate new money projects. Instead, finish what is already on your plate. New projects will grow too slowly. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Expect minor frustrations with delays in money and cash flow in the next few weeks. It’s almost a guarantee that checks in the mail will be late. A Q U A R I U S (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Mercury retrograde will begin in Pisces and will move back-

ward into your sign. This is a sure indication that you will be running into old friends and people from your past. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Because Mercury is retrograde in the next few weeks, you have an excellent chance to do research of any kind. You will slice through the past like a hot knife through butter. YOU BORN TODAY Many of you are popular, certainly well-liked. This suits you perfectly because, in turn, you

like to be admired and praised. You value your good press. Not only do you have good looks and an outgoing manner, you know how to touch an emotional chord in others. This year is a lovely, charming, social year where all your relationships will improve. Yay! Birthdate of: Kathy Najimy, actress; Babe Ruth, baseball player; Kate McGarrigle, singer/songwriter. (c) 2014 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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Turn up the chocolate on Valentine’s Day (Family Features) — Nothing says “I love you” on Valentine’s Day more than heart-shaped, homemade treats. This year, try individual treats to make each gift recipient feel extra special. You’ll love the fact that they are simple to create. “Though small in size, mini-treats deliver a big message to all of the Valentines on your list,” said Nancy Siler, vice president of consumer affairs at Wilton. “Decorating these treats is quick and easy thanks to Candy Melts Candy — a pantry staple for any decorating project.” With a little help from Wilton you can bake to your heart’s desire this Valentine’s Day. We Heart Valentine’s Day — Hearts are by far the top shape of the season. From giant heart-shaped cookie pans to cookie cutters to Heart Pop pans, Wilton has a variety of bakeware options. A Sweet Heart for Your Sweetheart — Create mini cakes, brownies or cookies with the Bite Sized Heart Dessert Shell pan. Once cooled, drizzle with red, pink and white colored Candy Melts candy for the perfect personalized heart-shaped treat. Homemade Box of Chocolates — Make your own candies using shaped Candy Molds. Choose between hearts, lips, flowers and more. Fill the mold with the Candy Melts candy, color and flavor of your choice, and watch as you melt the hearts of your Valentines. Give a Little Love — Valentine’s Day is a top gift-giving holiday. Give your made-from-the-heart homemade treats the gourmet treatment with festive packaging like heart-shaped boxes, colorful gift bags and brightly colored baking cups. Chocolate Heart Petit Fours Makes about 40 mini cakes 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, softened 2/3 cup firmly-packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2/3 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup peanut butter, chocolate fudge ice cream topping or cherry pie filling 2 containers (14 ounces each) Chocolate or Vanilla Icing Glaze (optional) Jumbo hearts sprinkles (optional) Preheat oven to 350∞F. Prepare 24 cavity bite-sized heart dessert shell pan with Cake Release pan coating. In large bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract; beat until well combined. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk in three additions, beating until just combined. Spoon one tablespoon batter into each pan cavity. Bake 9-11 minutes or until tops of cakes spring back when touched. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Cool completely on cooling grid. To decorate, place cakes on cooling grid with cookie pan below. Pipe 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter, chocolate fudge or cherry pie filling into shell; fill only to top of cavity. If desired, warm glaze according to package instructions; carefully pour over shell and tap pan to smooth. If desired, add jumbo hearts sprinkles. Cherry-Chocolate Cheesecake Pie Serves 6 to 8 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 1 cup (8 ounce container) sour cream 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 to 5 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate 1 stick unsalted butter 12 to 18 chocolate sandwich cookies, like Oreos(R) 1 container cherry pie filling/topping Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare the crust by melting 1 stick of butter over low heat on the stove or by using the microwave. Do not overcook. Separate the halves of cookies and remove the cream filling. Put the chocolate cookies into a large zipper-top bag and use a rolling pin to crush the cookies into crumbs. You may also pulse the cookies in a food processor to create crumbs, if available. Mix the crumbs with the melted butter in a bowl until they begin to clump. Press the cookie crust into a 9-inch pie plate, coming a little bit up on the sides. Allow the crust to set in the refrigerator. Soften the cream cheese by leaving it at room temperature for a little while and massaging the unopened packages with your hands. Otherwise, microwave the cream cheese on low power until slightly warm and softened. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, eggs and vanilla to a large bowl. Using a stand or hand mixer, blend the cheese mixture until all ingredients are well incorporated. Then continue to mix for 2 or 3 minutes more to make the mixture more creamy. In a microwave-safe bowl, place the squares of baking chocolate and use low to medium power to melt the chocolate. Mix thoroughly until all the chocolate has liquified. Let the melted chocolate cool off before adding it to the mixture, so the hot chocolate will not curdle the eggs and cream when added to the cream cheese mix. Blend the chocolate with the cream cheese batter until thoroughly incorporated. (Note: If you prefer marble cheesecake, swirl the chocolate through the cream cheese instead of mixing thoroughly.) Pour the batter into the pie plate over the crust. Bake for around 1 hour, checking the cheese cake to see if it is firm and set. Place the finished pie into the refrigerator and allow to cool for 3-4 hours, or overnight. Do not worry if cracks have formed in the top. Use the cherry filling to top the pie. If desired, decorate with chocolate curls. Serve and enjoy.

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Grease a jelly roll pan or other baking dish. In a medium bowl combine flour and spices. Whisk well. Dredge chicken in flour mixture and then place in baking dish, skin side down. Bake at 375° for 45-60 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Flip chicken once, half-way through cooking. muffin-pan potato gratins unsalted butter, room temperature, for muffin cups 2 medium russet potatoes (about 3/4 pound each) coarse salt and ground pepper

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Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly brush 6 standard muffin cups with butter. Thinly slice potatoes. (I used a mandolin for slicing and not the kind you strum!) Place 2 slices in each cup and season with salt and pepper. Continue adding potatoes, seasoning every few slices, until cups are filled. (I put a small amount of cheddar cheese and bacon between every 4th potato layer) Pour 1 tablespoon heavy cream or half and half over each. Bake until potatoes are golden brown and tender when pierced with a knife, 40 to 45 minutes. Run a thin knife around each gratin. Place a baking sheet or large plate over pan and invert to release gratins. Flip right side up and serve. I used a spoon to removed the gratins from the muffin tins. You could also add chives with the cheese and bacon layers. The last five minutes of baking I added more cheese to the top of each gratin. steamed broccoli 1 bunch of broccoli Rinse your broccoli well, and break into large, bite-sized florets. Cut off the stem and peel off the thick skin around the stem. Quarter or halve the stem lengthwise. Bring 3/4 to 1 inch of water to a boil in a saucepan with a steamer. (Note that is you don’t have a steamer, you can simply put the broccoli directly into an inch of boiling water.) Add the broccoli to the steamer and cover; reduce heat to medium and let cook for 5-6 minutes. The broccoli is done when you can pierce it with a fork, but be careful not to overcook the broccoli. As soon as it is pierceable, remove from heat, place in serving dish. Dress to taste with butter, olive oil, lemon zest or juice, balsamic vinegar, toasted almonds, sesame seeds, cheese, salt, pepper, or have it just plain. what’s cookin’ in kyp’s kitchen sponsored by:

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Home loss IOWA CITY — Aaron Craft scored 17 points with six assists and six steals to lead Ohio State to its second straight road win over a ranked opponent with a 76-69 takedown of No. 17 Iowa on Tuesday. Craft shot 6-of-7 from the floor and made both of his 3-point tries in the Buckeyes’ (18-5, 5-5 Big Ten) third win in their last four games after dropping four straight. Mike Gesell led Iowa (17-6, 6-4) with 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, and Gabriel Olaseni had 14 on 5-of5 shooting. The rest of the Hawkeyes shot just 15-of-44 (34.1 percent) in the setback. OSU made 10-of-12 from the stripe in the final minute to secure the victory.

Cold shooting DES MOINES — Long-distance shooting was supposed to be Drake’s specialty. Instead, it was Southern Illinois connecting early Tuesday from the 3-point arc and coasting to a 74-58 men’s basketball victory. Desmar Jackson led the Salukis with 24 points. Tyler Smithpeters contributed 20. The Bulldogs won their previous meeting with Southern Illinois 57-54 on Jan. 22 at Carbondale, Ill. In that game, the Salukis shot just 12-of-28 from the freethrow line and 4-of-18 from behind the arc. They made their first four from long-range Tuesday, and six in the first half. The Salukis (9-15, 5-6 Missouri Valley) matched a season high with seven 3-pointers in 13 attempts. Drake (12-11, 3-8) was leading the Valley, hitting 40 percent of its 3-pointers. The Bulldogs went 9-of-27 (33.3 percent) Tuesday.

Jayhawks roll WACO, Texas — Naadir Tharpe scored 22 points to lead eighthranked Kansas to a 6952 win over Baylor at Ferrell Center. Andrew Wiggins added 14 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals and Perry Ellis finished with 14 points, 10 boards and two blocks for the Jayhawks (17-5, 8-1 Big 12), who bounced back from a loss to Texas on Saturday. Cory Jefferson scored 14 points and Brady Heslip added 12 for the Bears (14-8, 2-7), losers in six of their last seven games. Baylor took a quick 5-0 lead right out of the gate, but Kansas used a 17-8 run to go up by four at the 8:49 mark of the first half. The Bears battled back and led 2421, but the Jayhawks closed the opening session with a 14-6 burst, capped with Wiggins’ buzzer-beater from well behind halfcourt, to go into the break leading 35-27.


Diagonal 66, O-M 37 ORIENT — Diagonal jumped out to an early lead in rolling to a 66-37 win over Orient-Macksburg here on Monday. The Maroons led 18-6 after the first quarter and 3614 at halftime. Diagonal sophomore Jacob Taylor scored 16 points in the first half, finishing with a game-high 21. Blake Butler added 17 points and Levi Jarred also finished in double figures with 13 Butler points for the Maroons. Kenneth Weaselhead netted eight points, while Gerad Naill scored four points and Ismail Omar hit a 3-pointer for Diagonal. Chantz Davidson led Orient-Macksburg with 10 points, while Jordan Thompson scored eight. Dylan Nichols added seven points for the Bulldogs. Seth White scored four points, while Wyatt Hensley chipped in three. Tyrell Stucker and Logan Holste each scored two points and AJ Kralik added one.

half,” head coach Darrell Burmeister said. Nodaway Valley shot 15of-20 from inside the 3-point arc in the first half and held the Falcons to just 17 points in the second half. TJ Bower scored 19 points to go with seven rebounds and five steals. Z a c h Plymesser a d d e d 18 points Bower with eight rebounds and three assists. Jackson Lamb led the Wolverines with 24 points and finished with five assists and five steals. Delson Grantham scored nine points with seven boards and three blocked shots. Caleb Mueller added four points and seven rebounds. Nodaway Valley improved to 15-1 for the season and 13-0 in the Pride of Iowa Conference with the win. The Wolverines have now wrapped up at least a share of the conference title. It marks the 13th title in 18 years of the Pride of Iowa Conference for Nodaway Valley.

Nodaway Valley 83, Earlham 61

GREENFIELD — JackNodaway Valley 76, son Lamb Wayne 53 lit up CORYDON — Nodaway Valley scored 32 points in the first quarter here on Friday, picking up a 76-53 conference win against Wayne. “A great offensive showing by the Wolverines the first half, and a great defensive effort in the second

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Orient-Macksburg junior Jordan Thompson rises for a shot in the post, while Diagonal’s Kenneth Weaselhead defends him during the first half of Diagonal’s 66-37 win over the Bulldogs. Both Thompson and Weaselhead scored eight points in the game.

The Nodaway Valley sophomore scored 44 points, shooting 9-of-10 from inside the 3-point arc and 7-of-9 on 3-pointers. “Jackson’s teammates did an excellent job getting the

Area girls basketball Murray 63, ACA 59 SEYMOUR — Murray built an early lead and then held off an Ankeny Christian run in the second half for a 63-59 win here on Friday, claiming the Bluegrass Conference Tournament title. It marks the first time the Lady Mustangs have won the conference tournament since 2007. Kate Patton scored 30 points in the game, becoming Murray’s all-time career leader in scoring, p a s s i n g Patton the mark set by Kristin (Shields) Flaherty in 2007 of 1,248 points. “We got out to an early lead and were able to hold off a couple of ACA runs in the fourth quarter,” head coach Jerry Shields said. “They cut the lead to five three or four times, but could not get any closer. We made some key free throws down the stretch. Had a seven-point lead at the end and they made a three at the buzzer.” Patton also recorded six steals with four assists. Megan Oswald recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Madison Gonseth finished with 11 points and eight boards. Deena Snyder scored four points, while Courtney Siefkas, Chellsea Jones and McKenzie McIntosh each added two points. McIntosh pulled down five rebounds and Jones dished out five assists.

Earlham 61, Nodaway Valley 57 GREENFIELD — In a preview of a Class 2A regional opener, Earlham topped Nodaway Valley 6157 here on Saturday.

“Earlham’s physical pressure defense forced 23 Nodaway Valley turnovers,” Wolverine head coach Tom Thompson said. “Close game throughout, but Earlham used its pressure to get a couple of easy baskets that let them stretch the lead to seven early in the fourth.” Nodaway Valley cut the lead to two in the final minuted, but couldn’t get any closer. Paige McElfish scored 17 points with 10 rebounds, while Josie Clarke added 14 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists. Jessica Nelson pitched in seven points. Christine Gross and Emily Huntington each added six points, while Riley Lonsdale scored five points. Josie Carter added two points.

Wayne 63, Nodaway Valley 60 CORYDON — Nodaway Valley outscored Wayne 2110 in the fourth quarter here on Friday to force overtime, but came up short in a 63-60 loss to the Falcons. “Pressure defense and strong play from Paige McElfish helped Nodaway Valley send it to overtime,” head coach Tom Thompson said. “Nodaway Valley jumped out to an early lead in overtime, but was held scoreless in the final two minutes and couldn’t hold on.” McElfish scored 26 points and pulled down 18 rebounds to lead the Wolverines. E m i l y Huntington added McElfish 12 points. Josie Clarke scored nine points with eight rebounds. Josie Carter scored seven points with three assists. Christine Gross netted four points and dished out eight assists.

O-M 39, Diagonal 29 ORIENT — OrientMacksburg picked up a 3929 win over Diagonal here on Friday, pulling away late. Diagonal had closed to within four points with 2:23 left to go in the game, but the Bulldogs sank their free throws down the stretch. Shannon Eads scored 21 points, including shooting 7-of-8 from the free throw line in the win. Lisa Moss Eads added 15 points for the Bulldogs. Shyla Waldhauser scored three points. Allison Norris led Diagonal with eight points, while Jaci Haidsiak scored seven. Kasydi Klommhaus netted six points on two 3-pointers. Cassidy Becker scored five points and Kaitlyn Klommhaus scored three points.

ball to him throughout the night,” head coach Darrell Burmeister said. TJ Bower recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 assists. Zach Plymesser also scored 18 points.

The Wolverines shot 62 percent from the field in the potential district matchup. Nodaway Valley, ranked fifth in Class 1A, improved to 16-1 with the win.

Sports briefs Hall of Fame COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Walters State (Tenn.) head coach David Kragel will be the lone inductee in the 2014 class of the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Assocaition Hall of Fame. Kragel is a former AllAmerican player at Southwestern Community College from Corning, where he Kragel earned all-state honors. Kragel is currently in his 37th season as the Senators’ head coach. With a career record of 806-258 entering the 2013-14 campaign, Kragel currently stands as the third-winningest active NJCAA coach and ranks fifth all-time. Kragel’s teams have won 13 Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) cham-

pionships and have claimed victory in 10 of the 17 Region 7 championship games they have played in. He has also led the Senators to 10 NJCAA D1 Women’s Basketball National Championshiop appearances between 1992 and 2013, and has qualified for the tournamentin seven of the last nine years. Kragel has been named TCCAA Coach of the Year 17 times and Region 7 Coach of the Year nine times. After directing Walters State to a 29-1 record and a No. 6 seed at the national toiurnament last season, Kragel has this year’s squad sitting at 22-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation with plans for another trip to Salina, Kan.

Sobotka commits IOWA CITY — Mount Ayr senior Jacob Sobotka committed to the University of Iowa this weekend to play football for the Hawkeyes next year. Please see BRIEFS, page 8A

Chariton 46, Mount Ayr 38 CHARITON — Chariton scored half of its points in the fourth quarter to pull away to a 46-38 win over Mount Ayr here on Monday. “We need to find more energy and more consistency,” head coach Thad Streit said. “We can’t have lapses or slow starts.” Mount Ayr managed to score just 13 points in the first half, but led 13-11 at the break. Tess Shields scored half of Mount Ayr’s points with 18 to go with eight rebounds and three steals. Brook Rychnovsky added nine points and three steals. Paige Daughton scored three points and had eight rebounds and six assists. Ashton Johnston added three points. Macy Larsen and Sadie Frost each scored two points.

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Creston eighth-grade girls won an exciting 26-25 game against Atlantic Thursday. Chloe Hagle made two free throws with 25 seconds left, and an Atlantic shot just before the buzzer rattled around the rim and fell off. Hagle finished with seven points andnine rebounds for Creston (2-8). Breanna Wallace scored 10 points and Kiersten Latham had a teamhigh five steals. “It was great for the girls to get such a huge win at their last home game!” coach Sarah Stephens said. “The great home crowd provided an exciting atmosphere, which the girls fed off of late in the game. They really worked together as a team and stepped up to the challenge. Chole made some key free throws down the stretch to help clinch the close overtime victory.” Atlantic won the B quarter, 7-1. “The girls played very hard and hustled up and down the floor,” Stephens said. “We had one of those nights where nothing would fall for us.”

Creston seventh-grade girls took a 26-10 halftime lead en route to a 41-23 victory over Atlantic Thursday. Brielle Baker had 18 points and seven rebounds for Creston (10-0). Megan Haley added nine points and eight rebounds with a team-high five steals. Taylor Buxton led the team with nine rebounds while scoring eight points. “Coming off two closer games where we didn’t start as strong, it was good to see the girls set the tone early,” coach Larry Peterson said. “They looked upcourt to find open teammates with some really nice fast breaks.” Creston won the B quarter, 16-0. Jesse Vicker led the winners with six points and five steals. “What a great performance by that group, showing us all how much they improved since the beginning of the season,” Peterson said. “They did it all on their own. None of the top six from the first game played at all. They were fun to watch.” Creston’s final game is at Red Oak Monday.

Creston A (26) — Breanna Wallace 10, Chloe Hagle 7, Cayla Maitlen 4, MyKenna Hribal 3, Taylor Fredrickson 2. Rebounds — Hagle 9, Hribal 2, Maitlen 2. Steals — Kiersten Latham 5. Assists — Hagle 3. Atlantic A (25). Creston B (1) — Hribal 1. Rebounds — Audra Burton 1, Victoria Borha 1. Steals — Jordan Moreland 2. Atlantic B (7).

3, Osmun 2, Pingree 1, Ross 1. Atlantic B (0).

8th boys CLARINDA — Creston raced to a 30-2 halftime lead in beating the Clarinda eighth-grade boys Friday, 449. Tucker Flynn scored 14 points for Creston. Four different Clarinda players scored two points each. “We came out and played really solid on the defensive end and maintained that effort for the entire first half,” Creston coach Mike McCabe said. “We showed good patience and ball movement against their zone. We have two very tough games with Atlantic and Winterset (this week) to end the season.” Creston also won the B quarter, 17-10, led by Dalten Bierle’s seven points.

Creston A (44) — Tucker Flynn 14, Trevor Downing 11, Evan Jacobson 9, Cody Wagner 4, Jaden Driskell 3, Cole Higgins 3. Clarinda A (9). Creston B (17) — Dalten Bierle 7, Ethan Anderson 4, Cole Higgins 4, Nate Pudenz 2. Clarinda B (10).

Creston 7th Clarinda’s strong defensive effort throttled Creston in a 30-22 victory over the seventh-grade Panthers Friday. Hunter Simpson scored 11 points for Creston. Matt Millikan scored 10 points for Clarinda. “We struggled scoring in this game,” Creston coach Kristopher “Kritter” Hayes said. “We did well getting in-

Creston A (41) — Brielle Baker 18, Megan Haley 9, Taylor Buxton 8, Grace Root 6. Rebounds — Buxton 9, Haley 8, Baker 7, Kesia Stewart 3, Saige Rice 2. Steals — Haley 5, Baker 4, Root 2, Rice 1, Buxton 1. Atlantic A (23) — Bailey 6. Creston B (16) — Jesse Vicker 6, Emma Pingree 4, Devon Buls 4, Breanna Ross 2. Rebounds — Ross 4, Kaitlyn Osmun 4, Buls 3, Pingree 2. Steals — Vicker 5, Buls

side their zone, but missed a lot of close shots at the basket. WE just didn’t play a good offensive game and Clarinda did. It seemed like they couldn’t miss. Every time we made a run, they would hit several big shots i a row. Our players never gave up or allowed their frustration at not hitting shots get them down. We could have easily been blown out in this game.” Clarinda also won the B quarter, 12-7.

Creston A (22) — Hunter Simpson 11, Kylan Smallwood 4, Jeffrey Dillenburg 3, Dale Boyer 2, Bryce Fitzgerald 2. Clarinda (30) — Matt Millikan 10, William Shull 8. Creston B (7) — Kendall Crawford 3, Lee Normandeau 2, Christian Gist 2. Clarinda B (12).

8th boys ATLANTIC — Atlantic eighth-grade boys jumped out to a 12-4 lead in beating Creston Monday, 43-31. “We had way too many turnovers against their threequarters court press,” Creston coach Mike McCabe said. “We did have it within two in the second half, but give them credit, they answered our run by hitting some big shots.” Atlantic also won the B game, 43-35. Cody Wagner scored 24 points for Creston, which also fell behind early in this game before battling back in the fourth quarter. Creston (8-3) will make up Tuesday’s postponed games against Winterset at home on Thursday.

BRIEFS: Continued from page 7A

Sobotka took an official visit to Iowa on Saturday and accepted Iowa’s offer to be a preferred walk-on. The Hawkeyes recruited Sobotka as an inside linebacker. Sobotka was a second-team all-stater this year at linebacker for the Raiders. He also became the seventh Raider player to be selected to play in the Shrine Bowl and the seventh Raider players named to the academic all-state team.

400 race SEWARD, Neb. — Northwest Missouri State runner Audrey Bolinger of Creston placed eighth in the 400-meter dash in 1:01.15 at the Concordia Classic Saturday at Concordia University. CNA photo by LARRY PETERSON

Creston’s seventh-grade team went 4-0 in the Panther Girls Basketball Tournament here Saturday, defeating Osceola Clarke in the finals, 17-10. Members of the team are, from left in front, Saige Rice, Jesse Vicker, Breanna Ross and Grace Root. Back row, Kesia Stewart, Taylor Buxton, Brielle Baker, Megan Haley and coach Tim Root. Not pictured, coach Brad Baker.

Hudson PRs STORM LAKE — Morningside College freshman Taylor Hudson of Creston competed in three events for the

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Creston A (31) — Evan Jacobson 13, Trevor Downing 6, Tucker Flynn 4, Cole Higgins 4, Jacob Cook 4. Atlantic A (43) — Alexander 14. Creston B (35) — Cody Wagner 24, Cole Higgins 4, Mark Rounds 2, Nathan Pudenz 2, Dustin Merritt 2, Randall Pingree 1. Atlantic B (43).

7th boys ATLANTIC — Creston seventh-graders fell behind by nine points in the first half in falling 33-27 to Atlantic Monday. Dale Boyer had 11 points for Creston (8-3). “We came out way too slowand struggled in the first half,” said Creston coach Kristopher “Kritter” Hayes. I was glad that we got after it defensively against a bigger Atlantic team in the second half and cut it to three points with 20 seconds left. Atlantic did a good job of hitting free throws down the stretch and we did not.” Creston won the B game 30-24. “This was a great opportunity to play a full B game for our kids,” Hayes said. “We were very balanced and gave great effort. I was impressed with our hustle after loose balls and we took the ball to the basket strong.” Creston’s postponed games Tuesday will be played Thursday at Winterset.

Creston A (27) — Dale Boyer 11, Hunter Simpson 8, Kylan Smallwood 4, Jeffrey Dillenburg 2, Kendall Crawford 2. Atlantic A (33) — Logan Reilly 10. Creston B (30) — Lee

Mustangs here Saturday at the Buena Vista Invitational, and ran personal best times in all three events. Hudson placed 13th overall in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.38 and placed sixth in the 600 meter run with her time of 1:43.87. Hudson also ran a 1:03.1 split on the ninthplace 4x400 relay team for Morningside.

Preseason honor ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota sophomore pitcher Madison Frain of Creston has been named to the second

Normandeau 7, James McDonald 6, Zach Hague 5, Jeffrey Dillenburg 5, Payton Pryor 5, Mark Waigand 2. Creston B (24) — Nate Brockman 11.

Wrestling ATLANTIC — Creston/OM won 16 of 26 matches Jan. 28 at Atlantic against Atlantic, Bedford/Lenox, Red Oak and Carroll Kuemper Catholic.

Matthew Rouh (C/O-M) pinned Noah Rutherford (A), :35; Kole Hansen (A) pinned Cade Vicker (C/O-M), 2:28; Kelby Luther (C/OM) major dec. Trey Cappel (A), 13-2; Isaac Davis (C/O-M) pinned Jene Zarbano (A), 1:07; Dean Monger (C/O-M) pinned Coady Cambage (A), :44; Tristen Travis (C/O-M) pinned Hunter Lank (A), :38; Conner Pellett (A) pinned Beau Barncastle (C/O-M), 1:51; Trevor Kinyon (C/O-M) pinned Cole Carlson (RO), 1:41; Kolby Tomas (C/O-M) pinned Cole Carlson (RO), 1:41; Kade Nelson (A) pinned Cashton Weeks (C/OM), 1:31; John McConkey (A) dec. Blake Sevier (C/O-M), 2-0; Kole Hanson (A) dec. Kelby Luther (C/O-M), 4-2. Dean Monger (C/O-M) pinned Troy Brown (BL), :52; Tristen Travis (C/O-M) pinned Devin Erickson (A), 1:11; Issac Davis (C/O-M) pinned Coady Carnbage (A), 2:30; Beau Barncastle (C/OM) pinned Ross Spencer (BL), 3:38; Trevor Kinyon (C/O-M) dec. Isaac Boyer (RO), 3-0; Kolby Tomas (C/O-M) pinned Mitchell Williamson (A), 1:47; Cade Vicker (C/O-M) major dec. Trey Cappel (A), 10-2; Dylan Heideman (BL) pinned Matthew Rouh (C/O-M), :23; Issac Davis (C/O-M) pinned Tanner Williamson (A), 1:02; Cody Bentley (RO) pinned Dean Monger (C/O-M), 2:33; Zac Husling (CK) pinned Mason Kinsella (C/O-M), 1:12; Derek Venteicher (BL) pinned Kolby Tomas (C/O-M), 2:32; Trevor Kinyon (C/O-M) pinned Marcus Duranceau (A), :23; John McConkey (A) pinned Cashton Weeks (C/O-M), :48.

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Postponed Creston’s postponed boys basketball games against Glenwood scheduled Tuesday will be played Feb. 10 at Glenwood with freshmen starting at 4:30 p.m. and JV and varsity to follow. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE CRESTON PLANNING The girls basketball AND ZONING COMMISSION To Whom against It May Concern: games Glenwood You are hereby notified that the Crehave beenandcancelled. Cresston Planning Zoning Commission will hold a publicregional hearing to consider the ton opens play at renaming of a roadway from Parkway to Glenwood Patriotic Parkway.on Feb. 19.

You are further notified that the Creston Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding this request at 5:30 p.m. on the 11th day of February, 2014, at the Council Chambers, Creston City Hall/Restored Depot, 116 West Adams Street, Creston, Iowa. Certified Tax Preparer • Electronic Filing Available You are further notified that you may appear at the above time and place, either Call for appointment at 641-782-5802 in person or by a duly authorized agent or attorney, to make any comments you may wish concerning 216 W. Montgomery • Creston the proposed roadway name change. If you are unable to attend in person, written comments will be received by the Planning and Zoning Commission at the time of the meeting and will be made part of the public hearing in this matter. THIS IS AN OFFICIAL NOTICE OF THE CRESTON PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND YOU SHOULD GOVERN YOURSELF ACTHE IOWA DISTRICT COURT CORDINGLY. UNION COUNTY Respectfully submitted, IN THE MATTER OF Kevin W. Kruse THE ESTATE OF Zoning Administrator Anita Marie Thomas, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR015473 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF PUBLIC NOTICE APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND Notice that a public meeting for comNOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate ments will be held to review the City of of Anita Marie Thomas, Deceased, who Creston's plan to file an application for Federal Assistance for the purchase of a died on or about June 26, 2011: You are hereby notified that on the police cruiser with the USDA Rural De24th day of January, 2014, the last will velopment Community Facilities Grant and testament of Anita Marie Thomas, de- program. The public meeting will be held ceased, bearing date of the 11th day of at 6:00 PM, February 18, 2014 at the CreAugust, 2005, was admitted to probate in ston City Hall, 116 W. Adams Street in the above named court and that Angela Creston. Anyone can attend to learn more Marie Jaques was appointed executor of about the project, ask questions about the the estate. Any action to set aside the will project and application, and provide commust be brought in the district court of ments. Alternatively, questions and comsaid county within the later to occur of ments can be submitted in writing to the four months from the date of the second City Clerk's Office at the above address publication of this notice or one month prior to the meeting for consideration durfrom the date of mailing of this notice to ing the meeting. all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonTHE IOWA DISTRICT COURT ably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever UNION COUNTY barred. IN THE MATTER OF Notice is further given that all persons THE ESTATE OF indebted to the estate are requested to RONALD LEE GOBEN, Deceased. make immediate payment to the underProbate No. ESPR015631 signed, and creditors having claims NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF against the estate shall file them with the APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR AND clerk of the above named district court, as NOTICE TO CREDITORS provided by law, duly authenticated, for To All Persons Interested in the Estate allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second of RONALD LEE GOBEN, Deceased on publication of this notice or one month or about January 2, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the from the date of mailing of this notice (unth less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is 24 day of January, 2014, the last will and testament of RONALD LEE GOBEN, dethereafter forever barred. ceased, bearing date of the 25th day of OcDated this 24th day of January, 2014. tober, 1999, was admitted to probate in the Angela Marie Jaques above named court and that Angela Rae Executor of estate Kerby and Rodney S. 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Notice is further given that all persons AND ZONING COMMISSION indebted to the estate are requested to To Whom It May Concern: You are hereby notified that the Cre- make immediate payment to the underston Planning and Zoning Commission signed, and creditors having claims will hold a public hearing to consider the against the estate shall file them with the renaming of a roadway from Parkway to clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for Patriotic Parkway. You are further notified that the Cre- allowance, and unless so filed by the later ston Planning and Zoning Commission to occur of four months from the second will hold a public hearing regarding this publication of this notice or one month request at 5:30 p.m. on the 11th day of from the date of mailing of this notice (unFebruary, 2014, at the Council Chambers, less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is Creston City Hall/Restored Depot, 116 thereafter forever barred. 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CLARK'S TREE & service and solution oriented team member. STUMP Removal. Free Essential responsibilities include, but are not Estimates, Insured. Call limited to, handling routine financial trans641-782-4907 or 641- DEADLINE for all Classified actions and assisting customers with new 342-1940. Line Ads is Noon the day be- FOR RENT: 85 acres, 8 and ongoing account support. Mon. - Fri. miles SE of Bedford, fore publication. and rotating Sat., 37.5 - 40 hrs/wk. Wanted 913-530-8822. Obtain employment application in branch or VERY NICE 1 BEDROOM Osceola Foods, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of a Fortune 500 Livestock online at and forward resume house, utilities furCompany is seeking an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for our WANTED TO BUY: paand completed application via mail or email nished, no pets, no second shift. Successful maintenance applicants will have welding perback western books, to: smoking, 641-782-9544 ability, maintenance experience with processing equipment, work641-333-4297. FOR SALE: PUREBRED ATTN: Megan Cabbage ing knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and the ability registered black Angus after 5PM. PCSB Bank Employment to troubleshoot. Successful candidates will work in our modern food bulls, freeze branded, New Today PO Box 237 processing facility located in Osceola, Iowa, and enjoy competitive semen checked, good Clarinda, Iowa 51632 wages along with a comprehensive benefit package. A combination of disposition. Also pure- NICE 2 BEDROOM farm GREATER REGIONAL bred open heifers. house. Close to Creston. experience and/or training at an accredited technical school will be 1 BEDROOM APARTHOSPICE HOUSE in Cre- Bradley Angus Farms, Available now. Call after given consideration. Industrial Mechanics are given regular perforEqual Opportunity Employer · Member FDIC 6:00 p.m. Please. 641- MENT, no pets, 641ston, served by HCI 641-344-3875. mance and salary reviews. 782-2310. 344-5383. Hospice Care Services Wages based on experience & education. Starting pay ranges from of Southern Iowa, has trainee positions at approximately $14/hour up to mechanic & electri12-hour shift Hospice Treat American Food cian positions starting at approximately $17/hour. Aide positions available. Now accepting applications for the Now accepting applications for the Services at our Southwestern Now accepting applications for the Now accepting applications for the Requirements: 75 hours following position: following position: Please stop by your nearest Workforce Development Center to fill Community College location in following position: Now accepting applications for the CNA certification or elifollowing position: Now accepting applications for the out an application along with a summary of qualifications and work Creston is looking for a following position: gible status on DCR; 1Now accepting applications forAdult the following experience. Applications can also be picked up at Osceola Foods and Basic position: Education yr nursing home or Adult Basic Education Adultposition: Basic Education Adult Basic Education following mailed back to Jared Lee, 1027 Warren Ave. Osceola, IA. 50213. HighEducation SchoolInstructor Equivalency Instructor home health exp; ability Adult Equivalency Basic High HighSchool School Equivalency High School Equivalency Instructor AdultInstructor Basic Education to work weekdays and to handle grill, deli, salad and (in Creston) High(in School Instructor Adult Basic Education (in Creston) (inEquivalency High School Equivalency Instructor Osceola Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer weekends. EOE. Visit Creston) prep work Monday-Friday from (in Creston) (Evenings; Creston location) High School Equivalency Instructor(in Creston) 3PM - 7PM. NO WEEKENDS! to download an applica(in Creston) Please visit the website for more information: Apply with resume in Word format to: Please visit the the website website more PleasePlease visit thevisit website for more for information: more information: information: tion or submit a cover Please visit the website for morethe information: Please visit website for more information: letter and resume to Southwestern Community College EOE Please visit the website for more information: Southwestern Community College Southwestern Community College1501 Southwestern Community College W. Townline St. Southwestern Community College Community College 1501 W.1501 Townline St. Southwestern 1501 W. Townline Townline St. Creston, IA 50801 St. 1501W. W. Townline St. 1501 W. Townline St. Southwestern Community Creston, IA 50801College Creston, IAAA; 50801 Creston, IA 50801 Equal Opportunity Educator Creston, Union County 50801and Employer 1501 W. Townline St.IA 50801 Creston, IA

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Friday, February 14th @ 10:00 AM Supertel Inn Conference Room - Creston, IA Rare opportunity in strong farming area to bid on 311.89 Acres M/L. Property to be sold in two tracts. Tract 1: 159.89 acres M/L with 147.72 tillable acres and a tillable CSR of 61.9. Tract 2: 152 acres M/L with 139.16 tillable acres and a tillable CSR of 57.4. Farm is located north of Creston in Section 11 of Spaulding Township. Matt Adams • 515.423.9235 Steve Bruere • 515.240.7500

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Computer Repair BUILTNETWORKS, 805 Wyoming Ave, Creston, IA, 641-782-4765, Computer sales, repair, networking. Over 25 years experience. PC & Mac. SPROUSE COMPUTER SOLUTIONS. 120 N. Main, Lenox, 641-780-5760 12 years experience. Reasonable & Quality PC repair and tutoring.


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KINKADE INDUSTRIES INC. Complete backhoe service with extra reach bucket. Sanitary systems, basements, crawl spaces, dig footings with trencher or hoe. Free estimates. Eb Knuth, 641-782-2290; 641-202-2012.


All positions must have solid work histories and be able to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. We offer competitive wages, benefits, and overtime. Dalton Ag, Inc is an employee owned company.


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Dalton Ag, Inc., located in Lenox, Iowa is a premier manufacturer of fertilizer application equipment. Our products are sold throughout the corn belt and exported to several countries. Dalton Ag became a subsidiary of Dexter Apache Holdings, Inc. in January 2014, allowing us to become 100% employee owned. We are looking for dedicated and career minded people to join our growing and exciting company.

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Creston News Advertiser Wednesday, February 5, 2014


Carstens completes training Advanced bull selection clinic to cover genomics, dollar values, synchronization for Usborne Books & More AMES — With bull sale season upon us, Iowa State University (ISU) beef extension staff will be prepping producers for the gamut of information headed their way in A.I. books and sale catalogs. Two meetings have been planned for producers wanting to learn more about genomic-enhanced EPDs, how to implement dollar value indexes into selection methods and estrus synchronization program options. The first meeting is scheduled for Feb. 27 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City. Admission is free, and dinner will be provided. The second event will be at the McNay Research Farm near Chariton 7 p.m. March 6. Light refreshments

will be provided, and there’s no charge to attend. Two of the newest extension personnel will help host the events. ISU Extension Cow-Calf Specialist Patrick Gunn will cover how to capture the benefits of elite genetics through synchronized breeding. “Results from our fall listening sessions and heifer development series showed a consistent desire to know more about genetics, and these meetings are a direct response to that need,” Gunn said. Patrick Wall, southeast Iowa beef program specialist, will discuss genomic-enhanced EPDs, dollar value indexes, and how to apply them to selection. “Working for a breed association, I partnered with

USDA to develop three dollar value indexes,” Wall said. “Genomic-enhanced or not, producers need to understand what an EPD or index tells them, and what it doesn’t.” These clinics should help a producer gain more confidence when selecting sires or buying bulls to fit their operations’ goals. Bull buying scenarios will be used to close the meetings, giving attendees the chance to apply what they’ve learned. For additional information on either meeting, contact Wall at 515-450-7665 or, Denise Schwab at 319-721-9624 or, or Joe Sellers at 641-203-1270 or, or visit www.iowabeefcenter. org.

American Angus Association announces new members Tyler Mitchell of Afton is a new member of the American Angus Association, the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. Gage Skarda of Afton is a new junior member. The American Angus Association, with more than 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized

records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus. The association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members. These programs and services help members select and mate the best animals in their herds to produce quality genetics for

the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers. Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

Facebook hopes iPhone users keep eyes glued to Paper app SAN FRANCISCO — If you want to get a glimpse of Facebook’s future, download Paper, the social network’s new mobile news reader. The app for the iPhone is part of what Facebook says is its big push to deliver “the best personalized newspaper in the world.” But it’s more than just an app for reading news. It’s Facebook reimagined for the smaller screen. Paper doesn’t just help users discover news on dozens of topics. It can also be used by users to browse their News Feed, get messages and notifications, and search Facebook. That has led some observers to speculate that — if popular with users — Paper

could become the new face of Facebook on mobile devices, one day replacing the current Facebook app for smartphones and tablets. For now, Facebook wants to establish Paper as the go-to news reader, taking on Google News, Twitter, mobile app Flipboard and LinkedIn’s Pulse. Facebook Inc. declined to say how many people have downloaded the app, which became available Monday. The effort comes after Facebook changed what kinds of news users see in their News Feed. In December, Facebook began favoring what it calls “high quality” news publishers over viral videos and other Web content. With Paper, users swipe

to browse their News Feed or stories on topics including technology, sports, cooking, even “pride,” a section on gay rights. The image-rich format is colorful and uncluttered. There are no buttons to click or menus to navigate. The overall experience is much like leafing through the pages of a glossy magazine, albeit one on a very small screen. Paper owes that look and feel to Mike Matas and his team at Facebook Creative Labs, a new company initiative charged with coming up with new apps. Matas designed software for the original iPhone. Facebook bought his company, Push Pop Press, in 2011.

Lisa Carstens of Fontanelle recently attended a regional sales training in Minneapolis, Minn., where she received special recognition for her accomplishments as a regional representative for Usborne Books & More. Usborne Books & More is a national publisher of children’s books, representing more than 1,600 titles. Carstens is responsible for direct sales to the consumer, as well as sales to schools and libraries, with an emphasis on book fairs, fundraisers and a matching grant option. During sales training, Carstens was commissioned by the CEO Randall White to build a sales team in the Creston area. To learn more, contact Carstens by phone at 641-745-7055 or email Her website is http://w3907. or search ‘Usborne Books & More - Lisa Carstens, Independent Consultant’ on Facebook.

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Lisa Carstens of Fontanelle is pictured with Usborne Books & More CEO Randall White of Tulsa, Okla. She recently completed regional sales training in Minneapolis, Minn.

WCI offers four beginning small farm field, business apprenticeships ORIENT — The Wallace Centers of Iowa (WCI) will offer four apprenticeships in 2014: three at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center near Orient and one at the Danamere Farm near Carlisle. The apprenticeship program is designed to provide practical experience to individuals who are committed to sustainable farming practices and want to work within the process of food production. Sessions will be at least a minimum of eight weeks with a maximum of 15 weeks. Each session will provide comprehensive, practical experience operating a medium-sized organic vegetable and fruit production garden including direct seeding, planning weekly CSA produce boxes, produce harvesting and cleaning, or-


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chard care and high tunnel production. Apprentices will also assist with public programs and events such as field days, youth programming, farmers markets and restaurant supply. In addition, the apprentices will be expected to create pay-it-forward project after the apprenticeship that helps others better understand the importance of sustainable farming practices. WCI will provide a stipend

of $1,000 to $1,500, depending upon the length of the apprenticeship, housing and assistance after the apprenticeship in developing a business plan and work portfolio. For a complete list of program opportunities and expectations, visit or contact Diane Weiland at 641-337-5019 or dianeweiland@wallace. org. Prospective apprentices must complete a brief questionnaire before April 15.

Private Treaty Sale February 15, 2014 Simmental & SimAngus 20+ Yrlg & 8 Older Bulls Bulls available for viewing at 9 am Bidding starts at 11:00 am Lunch to follow

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Sale to be held at Werner Feed Efficiency Testing Center th 1954 180 St. Diagonal, IA 50845

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“A” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Spurrier, Harper JUNIORS Eads, Shannon SOPHOMORES Eddy, Blake Huntington, Joseph Spurrier, Morgan FRESHMEN Hensley, Owen Long, Cody 7TH GRADE Gordon, Shiloh

“B” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Anglin, Rusti Eddy, Devon Frisbie, Kortney Hensley, Wyatt JUNIORS Moss, Lisa Neal, Courtney Thompson, Jordan SOPHOMORES Cruz, Brittany Waldhauser, Shyla FRESHMEN Eslinger, Keaton

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“A” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Spurrier, Harper SOPHOMORES Eddy, Blake Huntington, Joseph Spurrier, Morgan FRESHMEN Hensley, Owen 8TH GRADE Sammons, Brooklyn 7TH GRADE Gardner, Haylee Gordon, Shiloh “B” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Anglin, Rusti

Eddy, Devon Frisbie, Kortney Hensley, Wyatt Metzger, Alison Still,` Kimberly JUNIORS Eads, Shannon Moss, Lisa Neal, Courtney Thompson, Jordan SOPHOMORES Cruz, Brittany Waldhauser, Shyla FRESHMEN Dunmire, Emma Eslinger, Keaton Long, Cody

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These businesses salute the honor roll students. Adair County Mutual Insurance Association Boyd Appliance Center, Inc. Charlie Brown Auto LTD Creston Automotive

Creston News Advertiser Fareway Stores, Creston Farmers & Merchants State Bank Farmers Cooperative Co.

First National Bank in Creston • Afton Hy-Vee ISSB Knot Just Boards

Medicap Pharmacy Powers Funeral Homes Creston & Afton Southwestern Community College Stalker Chevrolet

“A” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Haight, Catelin Moffitt, Sabrina JUNIORS Riley, Danielle SOPHOMORES Richardson, Emma Selim, Amber FRESHMAN Christensen, Austin Collins, Ryan Proffitt, Jena Walter, Marissa 8TH GRADE Mitchell, Lauren Roan, Emma Thatcher, Daniel 7TH GRADE Collins, Anna Gossman, Callie Hagen, Kimberly Hardy, Joshua Mitchell, Megan “B” HONOR ROLL SENIORS Braman, Taylor Bryson, Stacia Cline, Katelyn Cuquejo-Martinez, Lucas Giles, Elsie Hoff, Kelsey Malone, Brittany Moore, Jacob Weis, Sydney JUNIORS Anderson, Devon Blondowski, Chaylizabeth

Eckels, Emily Eklund, Jacy Hoffman, Bria Kinyon, Brogan Onate, Paola Whited, Shelby SOPHOMORES Barnett, Makenzie Brown, Reagan Friend, Taylor Glaspie, Daniel Lane, Kyra Martinez, Reilly Mertens, Kalissa Phelps, Courtney Seales, Kyle Singer, Lynn Walter, Conner FRESHMAN Albrechtsen, Kimberlyn Arends, Jeremy Baumfalk, Harley Boswell, Beau Gossman, Mason Hall, Grace Harper, Emma McIntire, Dalli McKinney, Brittany Neely, Emily Nixon, Gabriel Raney, Abagail Ripperger, Breanna Roan, Benjamin Songer, Riley Walter, Casey Weis, Mara 8TH GRADE Allen, Casey

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These businesses salute the honor roll students. Afton Care Center B&K Comm. Agri LTD Boyd Appliance Center, Inc. Charlie Brown Auto LTD Clarke County State Bank Cook Video & Appliance Creston Automotive Creston News Advertiser Fareway Stores, Inc. Farm & Home Supply Creston & Mt Ayr Farmer’s Cooperative Company

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