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BEDFORD — Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) are investigating the shooting death of a man in southwest Iowa. According to a DCI press release, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call Wednesday indicating a shooting had occurred.  Authorities arrived on scene and identified the body of an adult male who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.  The unidentified victim was transported to Heartland Medical Hospital in St. Joseph, Mo., where he died. Law enforcement is withholding the identity of the victim pending family notification. An autopsy is pending at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny.

Farmers hope to start a bulk of the 2014 planting season by May 1 n

By JAKE WADDINGHAM

CNA associate editor jwaddingham@crestonnews.com

April showers have left area farmers sidelined from getting an early jump on the 2014 planting season, but most farmers are welcoming the rain. “We are pretty close to typical for this time of year,” said state climatologist Harry Hillaker. “On the rainfall end of things, Creston is pretty close to normal, mostly because of the heavy rain that went through the area the weekend before last Hillaker (April 1314). Since then, it has rained more frequently, but it has been relatively light rains.” Hillaker said almost the entire state has experienced decent amounts of rainfall during April, which is a sharp contrast to the start of 2014. The temperature is also close to average, Hillaker said, staying within one degree of typical April weather. Wayde Ross, district conservationist for National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in Creston, said the soils have not had a chance to warm up to ideal temperatures for planting corn. “With the colder weather to start the year and the ground temperatures as cool as they are, the only people that are really trying to hurry to get in the fields are farmers that have a lot of acres to plant,” Ross

McKinley Park cleanup slated for Saturday

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Total rainfall and temperatures in April have been close to average according to state climatologist Harry Hillaker. More rain is expected late Saturday night through Monday.

said. The ideal soil temperature for corn is in the upper 50s or lower 60s. Ross said the current soil temperatures in the area are around 55 degrees. “We haven’t had very many warm days in a row to help bring the soil temperature up,” Ross said. “These rains have been cold, and the temperature is still getting pretty low at night, which keeps cooling off the soil.” Ross said the subsoil is still very dry, but the topsoil is “powdery,” making it difficult for farmers to set the pressure on their planters. “We are hoping this rain will help settle the topsoil down a bit,” Ross said. Weather forecast The forecast for today shows a slow moving system over the Creston News Advertiser coverage area. There is a chance

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The rain has prevented farmers from getting an early jump on the 2014 planting season, but the soil is still below ideal temperatures for planting corn.

for isolated thunderstorms through the afternoon. “We have a slight break from the rain Friday and it looks like some pretty nice days to start the weekend,” Hillaker said. “It also looks like it will be fairly windy, which will dry things out in a hurry.” Wind gusts are expected to reach up to 30 mph over the weekend with temperatures reaching the 70s.

More rain is predicted Saturday night through Monday night as a slow moving storm system makes its way across the state. Hillaker said the exact path of the expected rain showers are not certain, but the chance for severe weather is pretty low. Please see RAIN, Page 2

Crestonians and their families are invited to join Creston Park and Recreation Department for the annual McKinley Park cleanup day Saturday. Those interested should meet 8 a.m. at the McKinley Park pool parking lot. “Just wear boots and old clothes,” said Mark Huff, Creston parks director. “We will provide the garbage bags and rubber gloves. This is something we do every year and the goal is to get rid of the pollutants before they make it to our waterway.” Huff said about 30 people participated in the event last year. Those already committed to attending this year’s cleanup include students from Creston High School and Southwestern Community College and High Lakes Outdoor Alliance.

Gov. Branstad plans to make visit in Corning

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will visit Corning 1:30 p.m. May 6 for a southwest region STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) town hall meeting. Chris Russell, Council Bluffs Google data center operations manager, Branstad will be in attendance. The one-hour meeting will take place at Corning High School gymnasium located at 904 8th St. in Corning. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Nick Crawford at 515-725-3504.

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Load it up: Jim Oshel of Creston volunteers his time

to pack non-perishable meals Wednesday during Pay-ItForward week at Southwestern Community College. At the event, volunteers created assembly lines to fill, seal, label and pack meals, which will be donated to people in need throughout the world.

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In the running: Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, R-Truro, discusses issues in agriculture, education and health care with Afton resident Dorothy McNaught during a “meet and greet” at Kelly’s Garden Cafe Thursday. Schultz is currently running to represent Iowa’s 3rd congressional district. Serving Southwest Iowa since 1879 Price 75¢

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Deaths Jo Levine Creston

Jo Levine, 84, of Creston died April 21, 2014, at HCI Care Service Hospice Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Levine Tuesday, April 29, at Salem Lutheran Church. The Rev. Ben McIntire will officiate. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mamrelund Cemetery near Stanton. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Monday with family present 5 to 7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25. Memorials may be given to Salem Lutheran Church or Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com. Joan P. (Phillips) Levine, daughter of Pauline (Duquette) and Donald R. Phillips, was born April 25, 1929, in Lincoln, Neb. She graduated from a high school in Baltimore, Md., in 1947. She went on to graduate from Simpson College in 1951. Jo taught for a year at Missouri Valley. On Nov. 29, 1951, Jo married Ron Levine in Lincoln, Neb. They lived and worked in Henderson. In 1953, they moved to

Elmer Vanderpluym Creston

Elmer Vanderpluym, 95, of Creston died April 22, 2014, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside ser- Vanderpluym vices will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Tingley Cemetery. Mary O’Riley will officiate. Graveside military rites will be provided by Creston Theodore J. Martens VFW Post No. 1797. Open visitation with family present will be 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 25 and 34, Creston. Memorials may be given to Creston Theodore J. Martens VFW Post No. 1797 or Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com. Elmer Vanderpluym, son of Hazel Dell (Dewey) and Albert H. Vanderpluym, was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Shannon City. Elmer attended Hackberry Country School near Tingley and graduated from Tingley High School in 1936. Elmer served during World War II in the United States Army as part of the infantry. On July 15, 1943, Elmer married Darlene Turnball in

Elk Horn and in 1964 to Schleswig. In 1968, they moved to Creston. Jo was a homemaker. Jo was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, where she was active on numerous church committees. She was also a member of P.E.O. Chapter LG in Creston and formerly active with the Elzevir Reading Circle. Jo was also a volunteer with the election board and had been active with several bridge clubs. Jo is survived by her husband Ron Levine of Creston; sons, Kirk (wife Ann) Levine of Creston, Gary (wife Julie) Levine of Anthem, Ariz., and Roger (wife Cathy) Levine of Hinsdale, Ill.; daughter-in-law Lisa Levine McLaughlin of Pleasant Hill; son-in-law Jerry Walker of Alleman; brother Don (wife Mary) Phillips of Ballwin, Mo.; grandchildren, Sara Walker (Pedro), Matt (wife Melissa) Levine, Jeff (wife Amy) Levine, Scott (wife Christina) Levine, Ryan (wife Hilary) Levine, Nick, Alex, Bryan, Sophie and Jack Levine; great-grandchildren, Roman, Evelyn, Hayden, Rebecca, Carter, Peyton, Phoebe and Emmett Levine; and nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Jo was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Cindy Walker in 1991; and sons, Greg in 2006 and Mark in infancy. Arlington, Va. After they were discharged from the service, they returned to a farm south of Creston, where Elmer worked various jobs. In 1949, they moved into Creston and lived at his previous residence, that he built, from 1951 until 2011. Elmer worked for many years as part of the Soil Conservation Service as a civil engineering technician, retiring in 1984. Elmer was a member of Theodore J. Martens V.F.W. Post 1797 and was active in the Afton Care Center Auxiliary. Elmer is survived by his sons, David (wife Bonnie) Vanderpluym of Sidney and Jon (wife Jeanne) Vanderpluym of Waukee; sister Irene Hubbard of Creston; grandchildren, Amy (husband Derek) Mach of Woodstock, Ill., Josh (wife Laura) Vanderpluym of Blue Eye, Mo., and Lisa, Eric, Aaron and Adam Vanderpluym, all of Waukee; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Charlie Mach and Carly and Taylor Vanderpluym; sisterin-law Evelyn Hilton of Calumet City, Ill.; and brotherin-law Max Herrington of Atlantic. Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, wife; his brothers, Wayne, Raymond and Dean Vanderpluym; sister Alice Coon; grandson Todd Vanderpluym; brothers-in-law, Wayne, Robert and Darrell Turnbull; and sister-in-law Helen Herrington.

Today is April 24, the 114th day of the year. There are 251 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (April 21-April 27) in history. 5 years ago On his first visit to Iowa as president, President Barak Obama visited Trinity Structural Towers in Newton, a plant that makes towers for wind turbines. He wanted to use the plant as a model for his plan to create jobs and promote energy production. Creston Activities Booster Club approved a major project expenditure of up to $10,000 toward reconditioning the gym floor at Creston High School. A large panther was added to the middle of the basketball/volleyball court, and smaller panthers were painted on the ends of the court. The Pay It Forward movement started at Southwestern Community College in a classroom of nine students in Kate Burrell’s Social Psychology class and grew citywide. When a good deed was performed, the

$395,060 of the funds. Nicole Stoll, daughter of Arnold and Melody Stoll, was named an AllAmerican Scholar by United States Achievement Academy. She was nominated by Vanita Moberg, Creston High School English teacher. 20 years ago Passports began being issued at county recorder’s offices again. Previously, services were only available at U.S. Post Offices in Des Moines, Council Bluffs and Ottumwa. Jean Richardson was Union County recorder at the time. Former President Richard Nixon died of complications from a stroke April 22. Nixon was buried next to his wife Pat at the Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, Calif. CHS class of 1923 held CNA file photo its 71st class reunion Fore!: Two-year-old Sean Snodgrass of Creston takes a April 21. Classmates practice swing in his front yard on South Cherry Street in present were Vera ChrisApril 1994. tensen, Merle Eagan, 10 years ago Kathryn Hollibaugh, Fay Social Psychology class Warren G. Bower, who Henry, Francis Smith and handed out wristbands in fluorescent green to died in June 2002, bequest- Wallace Molby. Nelson Mandela cast his show who participated. ed about $700,000 to variMore than 850 bands ous entities in Fontanelle first-ever vote for himself were handed out that and Greenfield. Adair to become the first black County Hospital received president in South Africa. year.

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Meals from the Heartland: Jane McCann, Barb Crittenden and Cindy Kneedler of Platte Center Church join dozens

of volunteers to prepare non-perishable meals to combat global hunger Thursday at Southwestern Community College. More than 60,264 bags containing rice, soy and spices, which contain six servings each, were packaged in Creston.

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Ross said most state agronomists are looking at May 1 as a target date for soil temperatures to be

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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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p.m., Assembly of God Church, 801 N. Fillmore St., Osceola. Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Crossroads Mental Health Center, 1003 Cottonwood Road. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) open meeting, 7:30 p.m., St. Malachy Rectory, 407 W. Clark St.

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College news Augustana College ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — A total of 858 students have been named to the dean’s list at Augustana College for the 2013 winter term. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term. Kierra Smith of Creston was among the students named to the winter term

dean’s list. Smith is a senior at Augustana majoring in political science and accounting. —————— University of Iowa IOWA CITY — Morganne Bovee, a University of Iowa student originally from Creston, has been named an On Iowa! student leader, charged with helping to welcome the university’s first-year and transfer class this fall. Bovee was one of about

235 UI students selected after a competitive interview process. On Iowa! student leaders are instrumental to the week-long program, which is designed to immerse new students in University of Iowa culture, underscore academic expectations, and teach UI traditions. Now in its fourth year, On Iowa! is part of the university’s overall focus on student success, which also includes residence-hall based livinglearning communities for

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Creston News Advertiser Thursday, April 24, 2014

OPINION Big prom weekend ahead

This looks to be the big prom weekend for many schools in the area. We will have coverage of the five going on in our area this Monday. We will have a Creston Prom section in next Tuesday’s newspaper. They are always fun events for the participants and their families. Back 40 years ago when I was in school, we didn’t have such elaborate affairs as they do today. The parade of vehicles and grand entrance is always a site to behold. I had the honor of working four proms when my kids were going to school. I always took a nap for a couple of hours before heading out to the late night event. I have more memories of my kids prom than my own. Of course, remembering back 40

What’s up Rich Paulsen publisher

years is a tough chore at my age! Give back It was good to see SWCC having “Pay it Forward” week. The staff and students did a lot of good things for the community and their “fellow human beings.” We always need volunteers and it’s never too young to start. Out of control I read where over 2,800 IRS personal that had been disciplined, received performance bonuses! They did everything from not pay

their taxes to actual fraud. Another great reason not to have faith in the IRS. Remember they are the group in charge of watching over Obamacare! New lake I see the folks over in Clarke County are getting closer to a new lake with the Fifth Judicial District of Iowa ruling that Clarke County Reservoir Commission can use eminent domain to continue on with the water project. The 816 acre lake has been a long time in the coming. The commission is looking to start buying land by the end of this summer. The lake project will cost around $38 million to complete. Rain It is good to see a little moisture coming down as of late. We can use

the rain to get things back to green after the long winter. It looks like the lawn mowers will be back in action this weekend as long as it doesn’t rain all weekend. The extra cold winter looks like it took a tole on many of the spruce and fir trees in the area. Lots of brown needles, but with a little TLC they should come back. YMCA This Saturday is Kids Day at the YMCA. Starting at 9 a.m. kids will have a full day of activities and learning available to them. The program is a good way to get kids involved in an active lifestyle. Wrigley Wrigley Field — the grand old ball field in Chicago — turns 100 today. It is still the home of the

“loveable losers” the Cubs. I have to believe that sometime in the next few years the Cubbies will return to the World Series. I would like to see a championship in my lifetime if possible! May Day “May Basket Day” is next Thursday. It always makes me think back as a kid of running around the neighborhood delivering May baskets to all the local friends. I think the tradition is pretty much a lost art these days. Hard to believe that we are up to May already. Time flies when you are getting older! Thought for the week: “If history repeats itself I should think we can expect the same thing again.” Terry Venables, Pro Soccer Player

Letter to the editor

Are you willing to take that risk? From Karon Finn Creston

Factory: the seat of some kind of production, from Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition). Whether you call it CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation), factory farm, hog confinement, hog facility or a hog unit it still can be devastating to the water, soil, air and families that live near it. The counties do not receive more revenue from confinements. Confinements do pay taxes but according to a formula adopted by the state of Iowa ag taxes are based on productivity of the land — new building sites for CAFO’s produce no added tax revenue for the county. Any additional revenue is used to lower other agriculture in the county. An Iowa tax assessor stated to me that if a tornado came and blew down all the hog confinements the counties would receive more revenue as they wouldn’t have to give factory hog confinements’ tax breaks for their manure pits. A letter to the Creston News Advertiser from Rebecca J. Stanley states: “If anyone cares why the Iowa rural population is declining one only has to look to the massive confinement livestock operations. They are driving the small family farm out of business. If they aren’t driven out economically, the horrendous stench and health concerns push them out. Your air and water are being de-

stroyed. Meredith Wilson would be so ashamed of what you’ve done to Iowa.” These quotes sound current and represent the concerns of people today. This letter from Ms. Stanley was printed in the Creston News Advertiser on Tuesday, March 5, 2002. Do hog confinements affect the property value of nearby homes? Do our roads and bridges need help in rural counties? Is the only state rated worse than Iowa for the quality of its water the state of Mississippi? The answer to all these questions is yes. My brother, Mike, was in Vietnam for three months fighting on the battlefield. It took over 30 years before physicians decided he had Agent Orange poisoning. The unknown harm to our children and grandchildren won’t be known for years. Are you willing to take that risk? Without inspectors making unannounced inspections I don’t know if you are being responsible or not. Voluntary, self monitoring doesn’t work. Laws are legislated to curtail the criminals not to harm those who are responsible and protect their neighbors. The harsh lesson is that there are natural limits to what humans can do, and our society has arrogantly and blindly pushed right up against them. We don’t need to just learn to live with nature. We are nature. We need to learn that we cannot long abuse the natural environment without abusing ourselves.

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Hawaiian Airlines couldn’t explain how a sixteen-year-old boy survived a flight HOLLYWOOD -- God bless America, and how’s everybody? The FDA mistakenly approved powdered alcohol you mix with water for a drink. During product testing, Charlie Sheen got his powders mixed up and snorted rum and dissolved an ounce of cocaine in water. He hasn’t gone to bed that sober since the Carter Administration. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that voters can eliminate affirmative action programs. For years, blacks, women and Hispanics had an edge. However the tide recently turned in favor of white males when they figured out that at any given moment they can discover they are gay. South Africa’s Olympic bladerunner Oscar Pistorius reportedly hired an acting instructor to prepare him for his murder trial testimony. He went through six. Every time the acting instructor mentioned the fourth wall Oscar fired six shots into it and killed the acting instructor. Hawaiian Airlines couldn’t explain how a sixteen-year-old boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in the jet’s wheel well. The kid’s resourceful. He was all bunched up in a ball with no food, but he escaped the passenger cabin and made it to the wheel well before take-off. China News Agency reports a man who collected five thousand bras while giving lectures at colleg-

Topical humor Argus Hamilton

es across China opened a museum of his bra collection in Beijing. At least it’s in the capital. In America you have to go to the Bill Clinton Presidential Library for an exhibit like this. Chelsea Clinton thrilled Bill and Hillary Clinton with the news on Friday that she and her husband are expecting a baby this fall. The family couldn’t be any happier. No one knows if it’s going to be a boy or a girl, but it’s already leading the polls in the 2056 presidential race. The Pentagon launched drone missile strikes in Yemen Friday, killing dozens of al-Qaeda fighters at a meeting there. Coincidentally a company is coming out with a Beer Drone that brings beer to attendees at music festivals. In a related story, everyone is now fine with drones. San Francisco had an Earth Day Fair Tuesday featuring lectures against cars, lectures from Indians for stealing their land, and a wealth re-distribution expo. The ozone layer is a serious issue for Democrats. President Obama just led three jumbo airliners to Asia while Joe Biden led two jumbo airliners to Ukraine in an obvious

attempt to fry the Russians this summer. Vladimir Putin said Friday he thinks Obama would rescue him if he were drowning. And Putin would rescue Obama if he were drowning. None of these guys over fifty understand the prestige you receive whenever you videotape something that gets a billion hits on YouTube. The State Department said satellite photos show Vladimir Putin has sent Russian troops into eastern Ukraine today. What’s stopping him? Putin has been given a promise by Obama that the US will not use military force against Russia and England can’t even get that. The White House sent a company of soldiers to Poland to train with a company of British soldiers in case the Russian Army invades Ukraine. That’s a thousand Allied soldiers. At this juncture it might be a good time to remind the White House that Captain America’s just a movie. Denver hosted a pot-plant competition last weekend called the Cannabis Cup which drew forty thousand stoners. It all got a little hazy. The next morning everyone went home with a clean conscience when they discovered that Girl Scout cookies don’t have Girl Scouts in them. © Copyright 2014 Argus Hamilton. All Rights Reserved.


CHURCH Afton ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, Browning and Filmore Streets, William Richardson, pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible study and youth. Saturday, 7:25 a.m. “In the Mirror” radio program on Creston Radio. ST. EDWARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 104 W. Union St., Rev. Ken Halbur, pastor. Sunday, 10:45 a.m. Mass; after Mass, Confession. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Joel Sutton, pastor. Friday, preschool spaghetti supper. Sunday, 9:45 a.m. worship; 5:30 p.m. worship. Monday, preschool. Tuesday, preschool. Wednesday, preschool; 6 p.m. Wednesday school.

Arispe

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Joel Sutton, pastor. Sunday, 8:45 a.m. worship. Monday, 1 p.m. Quilters. Wednesday, 1 p.m. Quilters.

Beaconsfield

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Rick Hawkins, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service.

Clearfield

AREA BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, Ron Christian, pastor; Keith Lorenz, associate pastor; 641-336-2409; website www.areabiblefellowship.org. Sunday, 10 a.m. worship service; 11:15 a.m. Sunday school. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. AWANA. CHRISTIAN CHURCH, Sherry Wiley, lay speaker. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Shurmaine McAlpine, pastor. Sunday, 8 a.m. Sunday school; 9 a.m. worship.

Corning

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 907 Grove Ave., Ken Rummer, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship services. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 901 Nodaway St., Andrew Bardole, pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH, Dan Lamgo, pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. prayer service. MESSIANIC MISSION SEVENTH DAY, 405 11th St. Sabbath services, second and fourth Saturdays. Call 641-3223386 for time and place. REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH, 800 17th St., Philip Ritter, pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study; 10:45 a.m. worship with Holy Communion. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Bible study. ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 504 Grove, Ave., Lazarus Kirigia, pastor. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Mass. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Mass; 7 p.m. youth group. Wednesday, 2 to 5 p.m. religious education classes.

Creston

ABUNDANT LIFE FAMILY CHURCH, 500 S. Birch St., Douglas R. Brunell, pastor, (641) 782-5766, email alfc@ iowatelecom.net; website www. AbundantLifeFamilyChurch.com. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. children’s church and worship service; 6:30 p.m. evening worship service. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. worship and Kid’s Club. Thursday, 6:30 a.m. Men of Honor; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Light Switch teens. APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 600 N. Lincoln St., Paul Vandevender, pastor, 782-5594. Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school and worship service; 5:30 p.m. prayer time; 6 p.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7 p.m. worship service. Home Bible study, call 782-5594. LIFE CHURCH, ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 417 Wyoming Ave., Karen Norton, lead pastor, 641782-4236, e-mail crestonrolag@ gmail.com, website lifechurch-

creston.com. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages; 10:35 a.m. morning worship, Fellowship Sunday, message: “The Passion of Christ Aftermath”; 12:15 p.m. fellowship dinner, Mexican theme; after dinner, annual business meeting; 6 p.m. small group study, “Defining Moments,” at the Norton home. Tuesday, 7 to 10 a.m. Coffee café, fellowship hall. Invite a friend and bring a coffee mug. WiFi and mini muffins included. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. prayer time in the sanctuary; 7 p.m. Family Night activities; adult Bible study, sanctuary; Life Youth, youth room, lower level; Kids Klub, fellowship hall. Thursday, 7 to 10 a.m. Coffee café, fellowship hall. Invite a friend and bring a coffee mug. WiFi and mini muffins included. CHURCH OF CHRIST, 510 S. Poplar St., Timothy L. Haynie and Nathan Langford, evangelists, 641-344-3201. Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 6:30 p.m. adult study hour. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. youth and adult groups at the church. COMMUNITY OF CHRIST, Creston Congregation (RLDS), 820 N. Elm St., Elder Gary O’Daniels, pastoral coordinator. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Praise and Inspiration, Powell’s; 9:30 a.m. church school classes; 10:30 a.m. morning worship, Ken Mallas, presider; Darl Ferguson, speaker. CREST BAPTIST, affiliated with Southern Baptist Convention, Poplar and Townline streets, Chuck Spindler, pastor. Website: www.crestbaptistchurch.com. Today, 6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery; 6:30 p.m. GriefShare and Women’s Bible Study, (Spindler’s). Friday, 8:30 a.m. “Operation World” prayer meeting; 9:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study; 6 p.m. Mayflower Heritage Christian School dessert theatre fundraiser. Saturday, 8 a.m. prayer meeting. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Bible study (for all ages); 10:45 a.m. Worship. Wednesday. 6:30 a.m. prayer meeting; 6:30 p.m. Team Kid/Youth Group/ Adult Bible Study. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1001 N. Lincoln St., David Tebbenkamp, pastor; Dan Fields, youth pastor. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. IRB Camp Counselor Training retreat, IRB Camp. Saturday, 10 a.m. Senior High Youth A.L.I.V.E. event. Sunday, 8:45 a.m. worship service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday school hour; noon Dynamic Ambassadors’ carry-in lunch, fellowship hall; 6 p.m. family worship service. Monday, 1 p.m. Ladies Bible study, Deloris Barnett’s, 3037 Indian Ave., Orient. Wednesday, 6 p.m. Triumphant Praise choir rehearsal (senior high); 6:30 p.m. AWANA clubs/junior high trek – Jason Reynolds with IRB Camp; senior high youth group; prayer meeting and adult Bible study, “12 Ordinary Men.” Thursday (5/1), 1:30 p.m. Ladies’ Bible study, welcome center. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 301 E. Townline St., Dianna Clark, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. adult and children’s Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship service. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, 104 N. Oak St. Sunday, 11 a.m. church service. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 702 W. Prairie St., the Rev. Jim Woodworth, interim pastor; Mary O’Riley, pastoral intern. Friday, 1:30 p.m. Crafting workshop. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. worship, Mary O’Riley, pastoral intern; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school; No Confirmation classes. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Worship and Music. Tuesday, 1 p.m. Stitch, Knit and Quilt. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Bible study; 5:30 p.m. Joyful Noise; 7 p.m. Parish Council. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 400 N. Elm St., Gideon Gallo, pastor, Jim W. Morris, associate pastor. Call 641-7822427, 641-782-7267. E-mail: fumc. creston@gmail.com. Facbook:

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ship and Sunday school; 5 p.m. Family Night potluck with Suzi Q and Mary. Monday, 12:30 p.m. prayer group; 1 p.m. Quilters. Wednesday, 1 p.m. Quilters.

Fun, frivolity planned on Humor Sunday Special events are planned for April 27 — Humor Sunday. Everyone is invited to attend Family Night Friday at Cromwell Church. Special guests will be puppet Suzi Q and her “mom” Mary. They have traveled many places with their message. There will be a potluck supper at 5 p.m., then a show with Suzi Q

and Mary will follow. Sunday morning’s worship service at 10:30 a.m. will be filled with humor. Everyone is invited to wear a silly hat or a funny T-shirt. There will be new words to old hymns. There will be games and surprises. And the Rev. Dan Moore will preach a sermon titled “The Beatles Sermon.”

Special prayer service to be held on National Day of Prayer On May 1, National Day of Prayer will be observed all across the country in homes, churches and prayer centers. According to 1 Timothy 2:18 and 2 Chronicles 7:14, the Bible exhorts people to make prayer for those in authority a priority. In conjunction with this, the Eagles Nest House of Creston First United Methodist Church. Office hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Friday. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Change the World dinner. Saturday, 10 a.m. Free garage sale open to the public. Sunday, 8:30 a.m. worship begins in sanctuary and then go out into the community for ministry. Worship will convene again in fellowship hall. GOD’S OUTREACH DELIVERANCE INTERNATIONAL, 306 N. Oak St., 641-278-1173, Pastor JoAnna and Tyrone Davis, 515-249-3364. Today, 6 p.m. Women’s service. Friday, 7 p.m. Friday Night Fire Service. Saturday, first and third, 9:30 a.m. Men of Christ breakfast, 124 N. Maple St. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service; 6 p.m. evening service. Monday through Friday, 8 to 9 a.m. prayer and worship. Monday Night Live Youth Ministry (after school), 4 p.m. ages 4-11; 6:30 p.m. ages 12 and up. Monday and Wednesday, 5 p.m. Community meals, 124 N. Maple St. Tuesday, 5 to 6 p.m. Intercessory prayer. HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH, 107 W. Howard St., Rev. Ken Halbur, pastor. Saturday, 4 to 5 p.m. Confession; 5:15 p.m. Mass. Sunday, 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Confession; 9 a.m. Mass. JERUSALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Gideon Gallo, pastor, Jim W. Morris, associate pastor. Sunday, 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service. KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES, 1000 Cottonwood St. Sunday, 10 a.m. public talk and Watchtower study. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. congregation Bible study, ministry school and service meeting. PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD I.M. “Mana del Cielo” The Rev. Miguel Delgado, phone 515473-2527. Saturday, noon worship. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. worship. PLATTE CENTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 6 miles south on P27 (High and Dry Road), 1 mile west, one-fourth mile south, Delores Doench, pastor. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. fellowship time; 10:30 a.m. worship. SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH, 602 W. Townline St., 641-7822920. Website: www.salemluth. net. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school

Prayer, 107 N. Maple St., Creston, will have a special prayer service at 7 p.m. The Rev. Dave and Maryls McPherson will be leading this time. They currently serve in Lamoni. For more information, call the Rev. James McCutchan, coordinator, at 641-202-3233. and adult education; 10 a.m. worship service. Monday, 5:30 p.m. Endowment. Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. Quilters. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Confirmation class; 7 p.m. choir. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 104 N. Oak St., Jared Miller, pastor, 515-897-7919, email jaredandkatiem@gmail. com. Saturday, 9 a.m. worship service; 11 a.m. Sabbath school. SOLID ROCK MINISTRIES, 1216 N. Cherry St. (corner of Townline and Cherry streets). Sunday, 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. coffee and fellowship; 10:45 a.m. worship service. ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 601 S. Maple St., Dan Moore, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service and Sunday School. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday service. TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS), 800 N. Sumner Ave., Creston; 111 E. South St., Mount Ayr; the Rev. Jonathan C. Watt, pastor, 641782-5095, http://TrinityCreston. org. Sunday, Mount Ayr: 8 a.m. Divine Service; 9:30 a.m. Bible class and Sunday school; Creston: 9:45 a.m. Divine Service with Holy Communion; 11 a.m. Bible class and Sunday school. Monday, 12:30 p.m. preschool. Tuesday, 6:30 a.m. Early Risers Bible study in fellowship hall; 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. preschool. Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. preschool; 6 p.m. confirmation classes. Thursday, 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. preschool. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Congregational), 501 W. Montgomery St., the Rev. Jim Woodworth, interim pastor; Mary O’Riley, pastoral intern. Thursday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. SIRF. Friday, 7:30 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, No Sunday school (resumes May 4); 10:45 a.m. worship service, Mary O’Riley, pastoral intern. Monday, 12:30 to 3 p.m. UCC shift at the blood drive; 6 p.m. UCC planning meeting at The Windrow; 7:30 p.m. AA meeting. Tuesday, 3 to 5 p.m. Crisis Fund Center open; 5 to 6 p.m. Open Table (Page County Savings Bank). Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. TOPS; 7 p.m. Parish Council, FPC.

Cromwell

CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, Dan Moore, pastor. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Baby Shower for Jesse Rae Bishop, church basement. Sunday, 10 a.m. fellowship; 10:30 a.m. wor-

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UNITED CHURCH OF DIAGONAL, Ed Shields, pastor, office 641-344-0652, www.diagonalchurch.com. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. church.

Ellston

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Robin Thomas, pastor. Website: www.ellstonumc.org. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship.

Greenfield

CORNERSTONE FELLOWSHIP EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH, 2158 Highway 92, Jeff Banks, pastor, office 641-743-0221. Website: www.welcometocornerstone.org. Friday, Missions Team meeting. Sunday, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. worship service; 11:10 to noon Christian Living classes; 6 to 8 p.m. 20s/30s Group; Banks/Thompsons Group; Homebuilders; and The Truth Project. Wednesday, 6 p.m. Cornerstone Workday; 7 to 8:45 p.m. Youth Group party at the Kuhls. ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 213 N. E. Elm St., Kenneth Gross, pastor. Website: www.stjohngreenfield.parishesonline.com. Saturday, 4:30 to 5 p.m. Reconciliation; 5:15 p.m. Mass. Sunday, 8:15 a.m. Mass. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Faith Formation (preK-eighth grades). UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 108 S.W. 5th St. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service; 10 a.m. coffee and fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school. Tuesday, 3:30 to 6 p.m. food bank and children’s clothes closet open; 6:30 p.m. worship service. Thursday, 12:30 p.m. worship service.

Lacelle

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Lorimor

CHURCH OF GOD, Ben Turner, pastor. Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, Lorimor, George Henriksen, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship service. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Joel Sutton, pastor. Sunday, 11 a.m. worship.

Macksburg

HEBRON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ben Carter-Allen, pastor. Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship service. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ben Carter-Allen, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service with supervised nursery during church; 10 a.m. Sunday school. Third Thursday, United Methodist Women.

Murray

BAPTIST CHURCH, Alex Bauman, pastor. Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. worship services. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Midweek Bible study and prayer meeting. Third Thursday of the month, 7 to 9 p.m. Missionary meeting. CHURCH OF CHRIST, 430 Third St., Brian McCracken, pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship services; 7 p.m. Bible Study. Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. JAM for elementary ages; 7 p.m. junior and senior high youth groups. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Sandy Smith and Brandon Campbell, pastors. Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship.

Orient

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Dwayne Henrichs, pastor. Sunday, 10 a.m. children’s Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship service.

Lenox

CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 107 W. Temple St., Brian Kleinschrodt, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 702 W. Ohio St. Stanley Price, branch president. Sunday, 10 a.m. sacrament meeting; 11:15 a.m. Sunday school; 12:10 p.m. relief society, priesthood, young women and young men; 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. primary. For local information, contact Clinton Allen, (641) 3224494. COUNTRY ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH, at 202 E. Temple (old lumber yard), Mitch Green, pastor. Website: countryroadslenox. com. Sunday, 10 a.m. worship. Wednesday, 6 p.m. meal and study. MERCER CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4 miles north, 4 miles west of Lenox, Franklin Rogers, pastor. Sunday, 8:30 a.m. worship service. SALEM CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4 miles north, 1 mile west of Lenox. ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 600 W. Michigan St., Lazarus Kirigia, pastor. Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Mass with religious education classes afterward. Wednesday, 7 p.m. CYO. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 103 W. Michigan St., Shurmaine McAlpine, pastor. Sunday, 9:15 a.m. adult Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service and Sunday school for children. UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 401 W. Michigan St., Tim Maxa, pastor, 641-333-4214. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. First and third Sunday,

P L Y M O U T H CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 311 W. First St., Phil Price, minister. Sunday, 8:30 a.m. brunch; 9 a.m. worship services; 10 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 124 S. Maple St., Cathy Nutting, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service.

Prescott

PRESCOTT UNITED CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 401 6th Ave., the Rev. Steven Wainwright. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship.

Shannon City

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Livestock Factories Impact County Residents Wherever We Live. Reasons for YOU to be Concerned

ENVIRONMENT Iowa Water Pollution Nutrients, including nitrates and bacteria from over-concentrated animal production, has caused Iowa to be ranked 49th in the nation for impaired waters. Who is 50th? Mississippi. In 2002, the Department of Natural Resources reported 238 impaired waterways in Iowa. By 2008, that number had grown to 542 impaired waterways and, today, that number stands at 630. As those numbers have grown, so have the costs for cities to make water safe for drinking. Who pays that cost? You, the consumer. Bill Stowe of the Des Moines Waterworks is outspoken about the difficulty and expense of removing nitrates from the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers to make drinking water safe. Hog numbers in our state have risen to well over 20-million head in the past 10 years with no sign of decreasing. Manure spills from CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations) have doubled in that time. Manure spills into our lakes and rivers are often a result of operator negligence---pit overflows, transport leakage and sometimes plain negligence. USDA studies show that factory farmers often intentionally saturate manure on nearby fields to cut transportation costs, or simply because pits are full and they must be emptied. Only 18% apply manure at agronomic rates. Air Pollution Toxic gaseshydrogen sulfide, ammonia, and particulate matter—can severely impact the health of neighbors. Especially if those neighbors are very young, very old, or have an impaired respiratory system. University of Iowa research indicates increased levels of respiratory allergies and asthma in children living near CAFOs or attending nearby schools. Neighbors often spend days at a time indoors when nearby CAFO emissions are at high levels or the wind is from a certain direction, or if there is no wind and emissions settle in low areas in the surrounding terrain. Protection Iowa’s DNR is often underfunded and does not have staff to properly monitor and control pollution from CAFOs. Sincere and concerned DNR staff are hamstrung by weakened rules and political interference. Iowa has over 8,000 confined livestock operations and a DNR staff of less than 20 to see that regulations are properly enforced for the health of all Iowans. ECOMOMIC IMPACT Devalued Homes Homes within 2 miles of a CAFO can lose up to 50% of their resale value according to Midwest appraisal studies. Some owners cannot sell their homes at all! Older Adair Countians often depend on the sale of their homes or acreages to help fund a move to town or to a care facility. Young people and retirees may think twice about coming “back home.” Residences that lose value will pay fewer taxes into county coffers. And those eventually abandoned will result in lost county revenues. Tourists, visitors and campers visit local attractions, spending their dollars Local Businesses in county stores, businesses and other venues. Per capita income and main street retail sales rise. Those dollars circulate throughout our communities, as well as sales taxes going into county revenues. But research shows local tourism is impacted and poverty levels rise where CAFOs proliferate. Campers often can’t swim in polluted Iowa lakes, or eat the fish they catch. Keep in mind that - because ag taxes are based on productivity of the County Tax Revenue land - new building sites for CAFOs produce no added tax revenue for the county. Yet CAFO owners receive tax breaks for manure pits! Paradoxically, new commercial businesses will generate new commercial tax revenues for the county as do newly built homes. Public Roads/Bridges Manure tankers pulled by tractors do not have load limits as do trucks and trailers. So Adair County roads and bridges are subject to increased wear and tear with no new tax revenue to help pay for higher maintenance. In addition, if there is a serious manure spill on roads or in ditches, the county must clean it up---at taxpayer expense, of course. When all is taken into account, the Factory Farm industry creates many losses for citizens versus financial gain for a very few owners. Take a hard look at this “industry” and speak up for quality of life, for families, for farms, for neighborhoods and communities.

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Time for lawn care Dear Readers: Spring is here, and many homeowners are beginning to get outside to start working on the LAWN. Here are some hints to get the beautiful lawn you hope to have: • If you didn’t aerate the lawn in the fall, do so now. Remove all dead leaves and grass while pulling out any weeds. Look for twigs and other debris that may have accumulated during the winter. • Use a mulching lawn mower if you can, and mow only 1/3 off the top of the grass at a time. Don’t scalp the yard! • When you do water the lawn, the best time is in the morning. Of course, where you live and what the climate is will determine how often to water. — Heloise P.S.: Here in San Antonio, where I live, we are under severe water restrictions because of the horrible drought. So for us, not having a “green” lawn is not that big of a deal. TANGLE OF CORDS Dear Heloise: If other households suffer, as ours does, from the accumulation of tiny, unidentified electrical chargers, and if they have a way of massing together in

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Taking the Stage Liam Ray III

Inside the walls of Creston High School, there is the theater, where many come to enjoy performances that take place on the illuminated stage. Ask any teacher or student if they feel that the theater is vital to the school and the answer will always be the same: “Absolutely!” “Months out of the school year are dedicated to activities,” says Rachel Foth, the drama department administrator, “Such as the all-school play, musical, one-act plays, band and vocal performances which all take place in the theater.” Not only does the high school get major use out of it, but SWCC comes in and uses it for various presentations or visits. FFA also requires it for their banquet, and especially Crest Area Theatre, who just this past summer, rented it out to put on their production of the musical, “Oliver.” These events bring joy not only to the students and faculty but to our community. Hundreds of people attend these and utilize the space and technology that comes with the auditorium. And none of it could happen without the theater. I have been working in theaters since 2006, doing every possible job under the sun. From tech work, to acting, to even directing now, theatre has been a big part of my life. I usually have a hand in any production that takes place and love helping in any case. Which is why the high school’s theater and the condition is of concern. There are various problems it is beginning to show its age, and some potential hazards. To begin, the high school theater was built around the same time as the rest of the school from 1989 to 1990. Sadly, it has been neglected to some degree. The janitorial crew keeps the area clean and a couple of updates have been made in the past 20sum years. The dance companies to bring in a protective cover for the floor to make it safer. Some members of the Spotlight School of Dance and Leslies Dance Emporium, that the stage floor cause them problems when they come in and practice or have recitals. That said, they say they would bring in their floor regardless. The Creston High School Winterguard also uses the stage when the gyms are all in use. High school senior and Winterguard member, Taylor Gibson stated, “We get splinters and there are nails sticking up from the floor…we get cuts and scrapes.” Both Phil Wardenburg and Bill Mullin, faculty at Creston High School, estimated that a new stage floor would cost, “about $2,000 to $3,000” and Wardenburg elaborated that, “it could be done by two people who know what they’re doing and

be finished in three days.” There have also been worries about electrical situations in the theater. Vocal director, Jane Warner explained, “We think there might be a shortage from the control board to the rest of the lights…we’re also working with An overhead shot of the stage floor shows the damage and wear. older lights and bulbs which tend to plained the condition of the floor and curtains. “I’m burn out.” She wishes the theater used LED lightaware we need updates…25 years isn’t a huge age,” ing which she said would be pricier to purchase but he said discussing the age of the theater. cheaper to run. However, she added that she is grate Messerole also explained that the stage was ful for the facilities and having the auditorium at the not meant for the use of dancing and such things. high school. For every show and production, the floor, “becomes Brandon Robertson, a high school junior, a construction zone. It’s not meant to be a smooth has been involved with the theater and its electrifloor.” Regarding setting up a budget for the drama cal side for the past three years. “We don’t have an department, Messerole explained that every part of adequate budget for new bulbs…the smaller departthe school is important but it is up to the district to ments end up paying for the new materials.” decide what is more important at the time. “It comes High school band director, Michael Peters up as needed…there is no line-item budget.” explained that the curtains, original to the theatre The repairs and updates could be carried out circa 1987, and currently torn and falling apart, in a responsible and respectable time period over “have not been fire-treated since 1990.” The label the next few years if a budget were to be presented on the curtain states the last date for which it was and approved. However, Foth pointed out that, “the fire proofed: January 17th, 1990, by the immersion theater sees so much use…they might be hesitant process. to work on it if it means shutting it down.” Mainte Abby, of Omaha Stage Equipment, said nance may have decreased costs. that current fire code requires the curtains to be Bevins explained that there are projects “re-treated every five years either by the immerwhich require money right now, such as the new bus sion process or the spray process.” Based on the barn and new tornado shelter addition. The school age of the curtains and what it would cost to either is also pursuing security updates and other projects re-treat or purchase new ones, she explained that the which require time and financial resources. Maincurtains were in a “dry rot” stage which means that taining the infrastructure and resources of any buildthey would fall apart and crumble. She suggested ing is expensive. Clearly the tornado created many purchasing new curtains, the rough price being unexpected expenses that stretch beyond insurance “$60,000 for standard size curtains”, whereas to reand FEMA funding. treat by the immersion process would mean sending The theater is an asset to our school and the curtains to California, which would be, “overly Creston takes pride in their school, so we can show expensive and not worth it.” They could come spray our best respect and sense of pride by making finanthe curtains, but according to Peters, a large portion, cially responsible plans to invest in it. if not the whole school, would have to be closed while the spray process is done. To fix the various problems within the theater, it will be necessary to create a priority list for repairs and updates to set up a budget which would Friday April 25 be managed by Rachel Foth, the head of the drama 7:00pm department. The idea for a budget would have to be presented to both the principal and assistant “How I Learned to Stop Being Afraid of My Below: The label on the curtains show the last fire treatment principal. Then shown to the superintendant and Gym Teacher” applied in 1990. the school board who would Directors: Annette Reasoner and Kim Alley then either reject or approve. The play is about a young man who has anxi“It’s dollars and cents,” Assistant Principal Jeff Bevins said, ety about going to gym class. Ms. Breakwater, tyrannical gym teacher, makes life miserable for “We’ve had discussions…it basically has to do with school anybody who is not in the “Jock Crew.” Kim: I have loved directing with one of my best financing.” friends, Annette Reasoner. The cast is full of High school principal Bill Messerole was unaware hilarious and incredibly talented individuals and about all the conditions in the we are so proud of them. theater. “This is the first time I’ve heard of it,” he said as I ex- “Bank Robbery” Directors: Liam Ray III and Ben Mullin Commentary A bank is ravaged by an unexpected robbery. Calm Down, Breathe and Step Back Employees try to make the best of it by taking before you open your Controversy is everywhere and loud mouths with in part of team building activities and pizza. Kim Alley mouth to insult me. hurtful words seem to rule. People nowadays often Liam: I have been involved in theatre since think their opinion is right and because this is a free If you honestly 2006 and it is great to finally be a leader, in the country, they have the right to shove what they think don’t know, be willing to listen to what I might have down my throat and being louder makes them right. to say. You could learn something new and it might directing role, especially with a good friend like Ben. Sorry to tell you, but that is incredibly disrespectful affect what you think. It is alright to change your and it immediately turns me off from what you have mind. No one can tell how and what to think. “Hollywood Dream” Also, its okay to become angry and emoto say. tional about other’s opinions. That emoiton can You are allowed to think what you want. CHS Prom 2014 quickly become irrational and even mean. I don’t mind. I may disagree with you but I don’t Grand March 6:00pm think you are wrong and I don’t think that I’m right. Understand that you must control those Creston High School emotions in order for you to be successful in getting However, we can agree to respectfully disagree. For example, you may be pro gay marriage your point across. Just be rational and realistic about Class Pictures at Maple Street Memories your opinion. Opening up to other ideas makes you or pro gay everything. You agree with the fact that Seniors at 4:30 pm anyone in the LGBTQ community should have full more knowledgeable about the subject. Juniors at 5:00 pm equal rights. I completely agree with that statement. We all just need to take a deep breath, calm down and realize that it’s okay that people think Some people may not agree but you can’t antagodifferently than you. Thinking differently is allowed. nize them for disagreeing with you. It’s not fair. There is no need for hateful comments and No one absolutely has to agree with you. Step back disrespectful behavior. Your opinion shouldn’t take and ask, “What is our common goal? Is there a compromise?” rights away from anyone and vice versa. You may Come out and watch our skaters compete If you respect others, then hopefully they have the right of freedom of speech but I am also will do the same. Occasionally, you’ll have the one and work with kids at McKinley Skate Park guaranteed certain rights. You need to respect that. hot head that is determined to change your mind. In class, fellow peers will loudly explain what they think is right while another classmate Just let what they say bounce off of you. You know Concessions - Music - Skating sobs uncontrollably, struggling to defend what she what you believe in and you don’t have to do anyFireworks at dusk by the Creston Shooters! thinks is right. I don’t understand this. Speak from thing you don’t want to. knowledge. Research what you’re talking about

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Straight starts of 2 ER or fewer by Zack Greinke, the longest streak in the Modern Era (1900).

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Coach touts Briley for All-American status By LARRY PETERSON CNA sports writer • lpeterson@crestonnews.com

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National Digest

Wrigley turns 100 CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss. They entered the ninth inning with a three-run lead. They were one out from victory. And then they collapsed. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for five runs in the ninth to beat the Cubs 7-5 Wednesday. “That one finished not like we would have wanted, obviously,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said. “It seemed like the inning kept opening up, and we weren’t able to end up in the end putting a stop to it.” Martin Prado hit a two-run single off Pedro Strop (0-2), Miguel Montero had a tying single against James Russell and Aaron Hill followed with a two-run triple off Justin Grimm. The beloved ballpark, the second-oldest in the major leagues behind 102-year-old Fenway Park in Boston, opened on April 23, 1914, when the Federal League’s Chicago Federals beat the Kansas City Packers 9-1. Fans sang “Happy Birthday” in the middle of the fifth inning Wednesday. The Cubs wore Federals’ uniforms, and the Diamondbacks wore Kansas City Packers’ threads. The Cubs moved into the Friendly Confines in 1916, after the Federal League folded, and have established a tradition of beloved losers. The Cubs’ only World Series titles came in 1907 and `08, when they played at the West Side Grounds, and they haven’t even reached the World Series since 1945.

Pineda ejected BOSTON — New York Yankees righthander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to insure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch. “It was a really cold night and in the first inning I (couldn’t) feel the ball,” Pineda said. “I don’t want to like hit anybody so I decided to use it.” Pineda was ejected by home plate umpire and crew chief Gerry Davis after Red Sox manager John Farrell came out to complain about the shiny blotch on the right side of Pineda’s neck, which was clearly visible to television cameras broadcasting the game. “I fully respect that on a cold night, you’re trying to get a grip, but when it’s that obvious something has got to be said,” Farrell said. Using a foreign substance on the baseball is a violation of Major League Baseball rule 8.02. According to an MLB spokesman, there is no mandatory suspension for the infraction at the major league level.

DMACC softball coach Bob Ligouri doesn’t mince his words when describing his pint-sized shortstop who packs a big wallop. “If Katlin Briley doesn’t leave DMACC as a firstteam All-American, it will be a travesty,” Ligouri said. “She’s done everything we’ve asked of her. She’s hit over .400 in the leadoff position, she’s hit with power and she plays great defense. She should leave DMACC as a twotime first-team all-region player, and without question, we think she should be the offensive player of the year in the region.” Briley had a successful return home on a blustery day for softball Wednesday afternoon. The former Creston all-stater helped the Bears sweep Southwestern, 14-8 and 12-0 in five innings. Briley was 2-of-4 with two stolen bases and an RBI in the opener, in which I o w a S t a t e Briley transfer Riley Fisher of Des Moines East shut down the Spartans until she was relieved by freshman Cailey Schlenker. SWCC scored two runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth after Fisher was taken out.

Sophomore Alyson Netty of Waterloo handcuffed the Spartans in a one-hit shutout in game two, as Brooke Wolf’s double to lead off the second inning broke up the no-hitter. In that game, Briley was hitless with a walk and stolen base. “I didn’t have a great day, but our team did,” Briley said. “These last games should get us the (regional) second seed and I think we have a good chance of going to nationals if we keep hitting.” The soft-spoken 5-foot2 infielder, who still dons the large, well-worn fielder’s glove she started using as a high school freshman, is not your prototypical power hitter. But that’s what she’s become this season while still operating as a “slap” hitter from the lefthanded batter’s box. Briley has three home runs, including one against SWCC in the first meeting and another three-run shot to take the lead over Iowa Central, which began Wednesday in a secondplace tie in the ICCAC with the Bears. “You see the great slappers hit like that, and Katlin is doing it,” Ligouri said. “You turn on your TV and watch the best teams from the SEC or the Big 12, and some of those lefties are hitting like that. Katlin has just worked really hard.” Briley said a year of college softball has helped her mature in her game. “I changed my technique

CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER

DMACC sophomore shortstop Katlin Briley of Creston connects on a deep drive to center field during the opener of a doubleheader against Southwestern here on Wednesday. Briley flied out on the play, but went 2-for-4 in the game.

with my swing this year,” Briley said. “And I gained a little weight to get more power.” DMACC improved to 32-10 overall Wednesday and 18-6 in the ICCAC. The latest DMACC team statistics through 32 games showed Briley hitting .430 with only five strikeouts in 107 at-bats, with a teamhigh 19 runs scored, five doubles and three homers. She was successful in

Emergency relief role for Frain at ISU By LARRY PETERSON CNA sports writer • lpeterson@crestonnews.com

AMES — Madison Frain is finding that the hitting zone of a Division I softball player can be an unforgiving place for even the slightest mistake. Frain was within an out of closing out a University of South Dakota victory Tuesday in the opener of a doubleheader at Iowa State, after relieving starter Rachel Cue, who took a batted ball to the side of the chin to start the fourth inning. That fourth inning ended with South Dakota still holding a 4-1 lead, and the

Coyotes were still in front 5-3 as late as two outs and one on base against Frain, the former Creston all-state lefthander, in the bottom of the seventh. That’s when ISU catcher Rachael Hartman blasted a two-run homer between the 200 and 220-foot signs in left and center to send the game into extra innings tied at 5-5. “It was just a flat pitch,” Frain said. “It was a screwball that didn’t spin as much as it should have, and it just hung over the plate too long. I knew it right away.” ISU put away the game in the eighth. Maddie Reese led off with a single and moved to second on a sacri-

fice bunt. Two batters later, Lexi Slater made the gamewinning hit past the shortstop to bring Reese home for the 6-5 victory. Frain, who’s been working as the No. 2 starter behind the freshman Cue from California, is adjusting to the caliber of hitters she’s facing in Division I softball. She has a 9-9 record and 3.51 ERA along with 113 hits allowed, 61 strikeouts and 51 walks in 93.2 innings pitched. “It’s so different from high school,” Frain said. “At

six of her first seven steal attempts. In the field she had only five errors in 115 chances. Briley will receive her associate’s degree at DMACC next month before heading to Sioux City to attend Briar Cliff College and play softball. She plans to study radiology.

SWCC highlights Besides getting her team’s only hit in game

Area boys track Red Oak Invite

RED OAK — Mount Ayr claimed the team title here Tuesday at the Red Oak Invite, winning eight total events on its way to 141 team points. Southwest Valley finished fifth with 59 points. Raider senior Noah Larsen won two individual events, winning the 3,200 meters with the s e c o n d - Larsen fastest Please see in FRAIN, page 14A time program history, while also winning the 400 meter hurdles in his first time ever running the race. Larsen’s time of 57.63 in the event is the sixth-fastest time in Mount Ayr history. Southwest Valley’s Trevor Sorensen finished second in the event. Other individual winners for the Raiders were Kyle Dolecheck in the 400 meters, Grant Staats in the 110 high hurdles and Erik Freed in the 800 meters. Southwest Valley won three of the four field events, as senior Keegan Longabaugh won both throwing events, including a personal best throw of 45-9 in the shot Longabaugh put, and Colten Drake won the high jump with a personal best clearance of 6-1.

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South Dakota sophomore Madison Frain of Creston winds up for a pitch against Iowa State Tuesday at the Cyclone Sports Complex. Frain pitched 4.2 innings of relief in the 6-5 eight-inning loss. USD won the nightcap, 12-3.

two, Wolfe also doubled in the opener for SWCC, which fell to 6-16 in the league and 15-22 overall. Hannah Murphy, Danielle McIntosh and pitcher Sam Strand each had two hits. McIntosh pitched for the Spartans in game two. With more foul weather in the forecast, the conference doubleheader scheduled here today against Iowa Central was moved to Friday at 3 p.m.

Red Oak Invite Team standings — 1. Mount Ayr 141, 2. Clarinda 124, 3. Shenandoah 106, 4. Red Oak 71, 5. Southwest Valley 59, 6. Bedford 20, 6. Tri-Center 20, 8. Riverside. Discus — 1. Keegan Longabaugh, SWV, 140-2; 2. Joe Ricker, MA, 139-2; 7. Jed McCreary, MA, 110-0; 13. Clint Mullen, SWV, 92-9.

Shot put — 1. Keegan Longabaugh, SWV, 45-9; 3. Joe Ricker, MA, 42-6.25; 5. Jed McCreary, MA, 39-8; 16. Clint Mullen, SWV, 32-8.25. High jump — 1. Colten Drake, SWV, 6-1; 3. Scott Vanderhoof, SWV, 5-10; 6. Tristan Ackley, MA, 5-6. Long jump — 1. Jett Kettwick, Clar, 19-7.25; 3. Nick Wurster, MA, 18-2.50; 6. Colten Drake, SWV, 16-10.75; 8. Cody Stackhouse, MA, 16-8.50; 11. Quenton Oldenkamp, SWV, 14-1.50. 3,200 meters — 1. Noah Larsen, MA, 10:16.25; 7. Lane Peterson, SWV, 12:00.17; 10. Connor Haggerty, SWV, 12:53.22; 11. Clint Bounds, MA, 14:26.21. 4 x 800 relay — 1. Shenandoah, 8:57.36; 3. Mount Ayr (Jacob VanHeeswyk, Trevor Anderson, Dawson Knapp, Ethan McGill), 9:46.35; 4. Southwest Valley (Wyatt McAlpin, Tyler Means, Byan Pearson, Quenton Oldenkamp), 9:49.66. Shuttle hurdle relay — 1. Clarinda, 1:05.71; 2. Mount Ayr (Cal Daughton, Tristan Ackley, Mitchell Jennett, Grant Staats), 1:08.06; 4. Southwest Valley (Trevor Sorensen, Blake Haidsiak, Scott Vanderhoof, Colten Drake), 1:11.00. 100 meters — 1. Sam Kroepel, Shen, 11.36; 4. Cody Stackhouse, MA, 11.65; 13. Caleb Schnoor, MA, 12.63; 15. Anthony Stone, SWV, 13.44. 400 meters — 1. Kyle Dolecheck, MA, 51.77; 5. Rhett Murphy, MA, 55.57; 9. Trevor Sorensen, SWV, 56.91; 11. Wyatt McAlpin, SWV, 58.41. 4 x 200 relay — 1. Mount Ayr (Erik Freed, Lincoln Martin, Grant Staats, Cody Stackhouse), 1:35.61; 4. Southwest Valley (Gunnar McCuen, Tyler Bissell, Blake Haidsiak, Joey Kernen), 1:46.63. 110 high hurdles — 1. Grant Staats, MA, 16.82. 1,600 meters — 1. Josh Sunberg, RO, 4:57.18; 6. Lane Peterson, SWV, 5:31.29; 8. Tristan Ackley, MA, 5:50.36; 9. Mitchell Jennett, MA, 6:04.81; 11. Jacob Kinyon, SWV, 6:29.57. 200 meters — 1. Sam Kroepel, Shen, 22.99; 3. Lincoln Martin, MA, 24.14; 8. Gunnar McCuen, SWV, 25.01; 11. Nick Wurster, MA, 25.44; 14. Anthony Stone, SWV, 28.27. 400 low hurdles — 1. Noah Larsen, MA, 57.63; 2. Trevor Sorensen, SWV, 59.30; 4. Ethan McGill, MA, 1:02.87. 1,600 medley relay — 1. Shenandoah, 3:51.82; 4. Mount Ayr (Rhett Murphy, Nick Wurster, Cal Daughton, Trevor Anderson), 4:06.51; 6. Southwest Valley (Blake Haidsiak, Joey Kernen, Bryan Pearson, Quenton Oldenkamp), 4:35.80. 800 meters — 1. Erik Freed, MA, 2:06.35; 2. Kyle Dolecheck, MA, 2:07.86; 10. Wyatt McAlpin, SWV, 2:26.11; 13. Connor

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Area golf NV tops Lenox GREENFIELD — The Nodaway Valley boys scored a 32-stroke victory over Lenox here on Monday. “We shot one stroke off of our team goal and will have to do better in the future with consistency,” Nodaway Valley head coach Steve Shantz said. “A couple of times we have one or two holes that give us trouble and we have to work on ways to save the one or two strokes with better course management.” Neither girls team had enough golfers to compile a team score. Nodaway Valley senior Delson Grantham won medalist honors with a 1-over par round of 36. Sophomore teammate Jackson Lamb finished as runner-up with a round of 39. Lenox was led by junior Caleb Lange, who shot a round of 42. On the girls side, Rachel Hight won Hight

medalist honors for the Wolverines by shooting a round of 53. Lizz Hansen took runnerup honors with her round of 58. Teya Still led Lenox with a round of 60.

Greenfield Golf & Country Club GIRLS Nodaway Valley — Rachel Hight 53, Lizz Hansen 58, Josie Clarke 70. Lenox — Teya Still 60, Chelsie Dukes 73. Medalist — Rachel Hight, Nodaway Valley, 53. Runner-up — Lizz Hansen, Nodaway Valley, 58. BOYS Nodaway Valley (161) — Delson Grantham 36, Jackson Lamb 39, Wes Davis 43, Colton Garside 43, Sam Marnin 47, Brandon Banks 49. Lenox (193) — Caleb Lange 42, Dusten Reed 53, Tyler Brokaw 54, Dawson Tullberg 47, Leevi Marshall 51, Colby Lange 54. Medalist — Delson Grantham, Nodaway Valley, 36. Runnerup — Jackson Lamb, Nodaway Valley, 39.

Shields medals MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr hosted four other teams here on Tuesday, with Wayne winning the team competition over Southeast Warren 231-247 in girls action. The other three teams did not have enough golf-

ers for a team score. Mount Ayr swept the top two spots individually, however. Freshman Tessa Shields w o n medalist honors with her round of 48, while H o l l y Karr fin- Shields ished runner-up with a round of 51. East Union was led by Sydney Weis, who finished one stroke back of runnerup honors with her round of 52.

Mount Ayr Golf & Country Club Mount Ayr — Tessa Shields 48, Holly Karr 51, Allison Wallace 61. East Union — Sydney Weis 52, Reilly Martinez 58. Martensdale-St. Marys — Justine McKeever 81, Hailey Clark 67. Southeast Warren (247) — Brandi Putz 59, Sarah Nutting 64, Jill Williams 57, Hannah Horsch 67, Shiloh Williams 89, Kaitlyn Preston 90. Wayne (231) — Katie Reed 52, Kelly McCurdy 58, Gretchen Norris 64, Amy Nyberg 57, Haley Hamilton 65, Hilary Hamilton 66.

Sports briefs Grand View 3rd RENO, Nev. — The Grand View University women’s bowling team finished third at the Intercollegiate Team Championships here this past weekend. Taylor Hance of Creston is a senior on the team. The Vikings were one of Hance 16 teams competing for the national championships. Grand View finished fifth in qualifying on the first day of the competition to advance to the match play round, in best-of-seven Baker games. Grand View topped 2013 runner-up and 12-seed Midland University in five games, averaging a 176 during the first round. The Vikings then defeated 13-seed Adrian College in seven games with a high game of 253 in the seventh game. The Vikings lost in the third round to 8-seed Pikeville, 4.5 games to 1.5 games after the two teams tied in the second game. Grand View received a bye in round four and defeated defending champion Maryland

Eastern Shore in six games, averaging a 189 for the six games. Grand View lost to Pikeville again in the sixth round, 4-2. Robert Morris University defeated Pikeville in the finals to win the championship. This was the first time Grand View had qualified for the ITC Tournament. Hance is a first-semester senior and will graduate in December with a major in biology and chemistry. She plans to apply to vet school in the fall.

Golf meeting The Tuesday night Pine Valley women’s golf league will be holding an organizational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Pine Valley for all current and prospective members. Contact Mary Jo Borcherding with any questions at 641-344-7610.

Drake qualifier EARLHAM — Earlham High School senior Abbey Murphy qualified for the Drake Relays in the girls 400 meter hurdles with the seventh-fastest qualifying time. The event will be held 1:35 p.m. Saturday. Abbey is the daughter of Jeff and Melody Murphy, and granddaughter of Arden and Carol Kramer of Orient.

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Drake Relays A pair of former Creston girls track standouts will be competing in the University/College Division of the Drake Relays on Friday. Augustana senior Kierra Smith will be running the 400 meter leg of the distance medley relay (1,200400-800-1,600) at 10 a.m. on Friday. Northwest Missouri State University sophomore Audrey Bolinger will be competing on the Bearcats’ 4x400 relay team that runs prelims at 1:57 p.m. on Friday.

SWCC changes Due to the weather forecast, Southwestern’s softball doubleheader against Iowa Central scheduled today was postponed until 3 p.m. Friday. Also because of weather concerns, the Southwestern home baseball doubleheaders will be held Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. instead of Saturday and Sunday.

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Colby Burg of Wildfire Soccer Club U12A (right) battles a player from Des Moines Northwest Soccer Club during their match Saturday at Creston Middle School. Burg had both goals for the Wildfire as Northwest Soccer rallied for a 5-2 victory. No other Wildfire age groups were scheduled last weekend.

Middle school girls track 7th girls The Creston seventh grade girls won the Red Oak meet on April 17 with 80 points. Harlan was second with 73 points.

Team scoring — 1. Creston 80; 2. Harlan 73; 3. Shenandoah 51.5; 4. Red Oak 31.5; 5. Treynor 16. (Creston placings) 100 meters — 1. Kesia Stewart, 14.19; 2. Brielle Baker, 14.76; 4. Megan Haley, 15.04. 200 meters — 1. Kesia Stewart, 29.83; 2. Brielle Baker, 30.03; 4. Megan Haley, 15.04. 400 meters — 2. Taylor Buxton, 1:13.53; 5. Emma Berning, 1:17.25. 800 meters — 6. Marika Chubick, 5:15.01. 1,500 meters — 1. Jesse Vicker, 5:43.73; 5. Rachel Wignall, 6:58.93. 200 meter hurdles — 1. Emma Pingree, 37.75; 4. Rachel Wignall, 41.07; 5. Sophia Schuler, 41.57. Long jump — 1. Kesia Stewart, 13-01; 3. Megan Haley, 12-09; 4. Taylor Buxton, 12-07. 4x100 relay — 1. Creston (Kesia Stewart, Jaxie Luther, Jesse Vicker, Karmen Chuong), 1:01.35; 6. Creston (Hannah Robertson,

Jessica Arevalo, Breanna Ross, Caitlyn Bargstadt), 1:11.11. 4x200 relay — 5. Creston (Devon Buls, Jessica Arevalo, Sophia Schuler, Breanna Ross), 2:36.65. 4x400 relay — 1. Creston (Saige Rice, Megan Haley, Taylor Buxton, Brielle Baker), 4:57.71. 4x800 relay — 3. Creston (Emma Berning, Karmen Chuong, Jaxie Luther, Saige Rice), 12:18.71. Shuttle hurdle relay — 1. Creston (Emma Pingree, Jesse Vicker, Sophia Schuler, Rachel Wignall), 1:34.69. Sprint medley relay — 1. Creston (Taylor Buxton, Saige Rice, Megan Haley, Emma Berning), 2:18.84.

8th girls RED OAK — Creston eighth-grade girls placed fifth with 29 points at the Red Oak meet April 17.

Team standings — 1. Treynor 91; 2. Harlan 69; 3. Shenandoah 36; 4. Red Oak 35; 5. Creston 29. (Creston placings) 100 meters — 2. Chloe Hagle, 14.26. 200 meters — 3. Kiersten Latham, 30.82. 400 meters — 1. Breanna

Wallace, 1:07.53. Discus — 1. Faith Wilson, 69-05; 6. Taylor Sorrells, 51-01. High jump — 2. Chloe Hagle, 4-6. Long jump — 6. Danielle Castillo, 12-6. Shot put — 4. Faith Wilson, 24-10. 4x100 relay — 4. Creston (Paige Parsons, Kiera Huss, Kayla Luther, Jordan Moreland), 1:00.56; 5. Creston (MyKenna Hribal, Angel Stow, Faith Wilson, Victoria Borha), 1:04.04. 4x200 relay — 3. Creston (Jordan Moreland, Paige Parsons, MyKenna Hribal, Kiersten Latham), 2:06.04. 4x400 relay — 3. Creston (Breanna Wallace, Cayla Maitlen, Kiersten Latham, Chloe Hagle), 4:46.71. 4x800 relay — 4. Creston (Sara Williamson, MyKenna Hribal, Kayla Luther, Jordan Moreland), 12:47.45. Shuttle hurdle relay — 5. Creston (Kiera Huss, Paige Parsons, Casey Batten, Danielle Castillo), 1:31.71. Sprint medley relay — 4. Creston (Breanna Wallace, Chloe Hagle, Cayla Maitlen, Danielle Castillo), 2:13.74. Distance medley relay — 5. Creston (Faith Wilson, Angel Stow, Macy Andreasen, Sara Williamson), 6:15.75.

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Motion by Eslinger, second by Mikkelsen, to approve the Southwestern Community College Educational Services Contract for 2014-15. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, to approve the School Audit prepared by Nolte, Cornman & Johnson PC for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Hensley, second by Eslinger, to approve the contract of Chrystal Van Ahsen as Assistant Softball Coach and the contract of Tyler Peterson as new Social Studies Teacher and Head Baseball Coach. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Eslinger, to approve asphalting the west and north parking areas but requesting obtaining more bids. Motion carried unanimously. The Athletic Sharing Agreement between O-M and Creston has been tabled until next regular board meeting. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Hensley, to approve the 2014-15 Master Contract together with the Salary Schedule between Orient-Macksburg School District and the Orient-Macksburg Education Association as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Eslinger, to approve the proposed 2014-15 payment schedule for support staff and principal salaries as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, to approve the mowing bid of M. Livingston and Sons, LLC, at a rate of $250 per mowing and as per mowing specifications pending receipt of Certificate of LiaOrient-Macksburg Community School bility Insurance. Motion carried unaniDistrict mously. Board of Directors Regular Meeting Motion by Mikkelsen, second by EsApril 10, 2014 - 6:30pm linger, to approve the bid of Glascock The Board of Education of the Orient- Floors Inc. in the amount of $9,030.00 to SWCC photo Macksburg Community School District sand, seal and apply Hillyard oil urethrane East Union senior Brittany Malone (front center) signs her National Letter of Intent to met in regular session at 6:30pm on Mon- finish to the gym floor upon checking on day, year Aprilfor 10, in the the warranty. Motion carried will unanimouscompete in track and field next the 2014, Southwestern Spartans. Malone run Superintendent present ly. mother April Austin and sprints for the Spartans. Shown in fronts Office. withMembers Malone is her were Wendi Eslinger, Randy Hensley, Motion by Hensley, second by stepfather Harold Dalton. Shown in back, from leftRay. areAbPaula Barnett, EasttheUnion Stephanie Mikkelsen and Eldon Mikkelsen, to adjourn meeting track at 9:00 sent - Doug head White. track Also present were and pm. Rich MotionBryson, carried unanimously. coach; Bill Huntington, Southwestern coach; East Union Principal Teresa Thompson, SuperintenNext regular meeting will be held May track coach. dent Clark Wicks, Secretary Julie Freder- 12, 2014, at 6:30pm. ick, Chris Olesen, Laura Stearns and Staci Eldon Ray, Board President Julie Frederick, Board Secretary Winborn. President Ray called the meeting to or- GENERAL der at 6:40pm. AGRILAND Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, FUEL............................................$1,254.41 to approve the Agenda. Motion carried AKIN unanimously. SUPPLIES.........................................$14.97 Motion by Hensley, second by ALLIANT Mikkelsen, to approve minutes of the reg- NATURAL GAS..............................$55.84 ular Board of Directors meeting held APPLE March 10. Motion carried unanimously. CABLE/FIREWIRE.........................$58.00 Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Hens- ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY ley, to approve Financial Report and Sum- PARTS............................................$175.37 mary of Bills as presented. Motion carried BYERS LOCK unanimously. KEYS.................................................$10.15 Visitors were welcome. CITY OF ORIENT Action Items: WATER...........................................$306.75 Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, CITY OF ORIENT to approve open enrollment out of one stu- ELECTRICITY...........................$3,609.00 dent to Winterset and one student to Cre- CLAIMAI ston. Motion carried unanimously. ADMIN FEE.....................................$21.65 Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- COMPANION CORP linger, to approve board policy 102.E2 SOFTWARE RENEWAL..............$597.50 and 102.E3 and waive the second reading. CRESTON CSD Motion carried unanimously. SP ED BILLING.......................$15,123.42 Motion by Hensley, second by CRESTON CSD Mikkelsen, to approve the 2014-15 budget 1ST, 2ND, 3RD 1/4 OP with total requirements of $5,109,656 and ENROLL....................................$99,016.50 a property tax rate of 10.14014 per $1,000 CRESTON PUBL taxable valuation. Motion carried unani- PUBLISHING/PAPER mously. RENEWAL.....................................$324.32 Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- CRESTON TRUE VALUE linger, to approve early school start date of SUPPLIES.........................................$47.02 August 20, 2014, for 2014-15 school year DISCOUNT SCHOOL SUPPLY and request a waiver. Motion carried PRESCSHOOL SUPPLIES.............$24.93 unanimously. EARLHAM At 7:30pm President Ray declared the 3RD 1/4 OPEN ENROLL...........$1,500.25 Public Hearing begin regarding the 2014- ECHO 15 School Calendar which was presented BULBS/BALLAST........................$189.68 SWCC photo by Superintendent Wicks highlighting the her EDWARDS, LISA Letter of Intent Fremont-Mills senior Ashley McClary (front center) signs National change to meeting instructional hours POSTAGE.........................................$10.56 to play basketball and throw the shot putdays. for Southwestern next year. Shown in front from instructional After discussion, EXCEL Hensley, second by Mikkelsen, Shown BLOWERin MOTOR with McClary are her parents motion Perrybyand Sharon McClary. back, from left are adjourn the Public Hearing at 7:47pm. REPAIRS........................................$800.00 Rachelle Focht, Fremont-Mills to assistant basketball coach; Addae Houston, Southwestern Motion by Hensley, second by FASTENAL head women’s basketball coach; and Rod Williams, head girls basketball Mikkelsen, to approve 2014-15 Fremont-Mills School SUPPLIES.........................................$57.49 Calendar meeting the requirements for in- GHAEA coach. structional hours as presented. Motion PO'S.................................................$169.00 carried unanimously. GRANTHAM SANI Motion by Eslinger, second by GARBAGE.....................................$300.00 Mikkelsen, to approve the Southwestern GREEN VALLEY PEST Community College Educational Services PEST CONTROL.............................$71.00 Contract for 2014-15. Motion carried GREENFIELD LUMBER unanimously. TOOLS/SUPPLIES........................$139.29 Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, GREENFIELD TRUE VALUE to approve the School Audit prepared by TOOLS/SUPPLIES..........................$46.24 Nolte, Cornman & Johnson PC for the fis- HILLYARD cal year ending June 30, 2013. Motion SUPPLIES.......................................$237.51 Orient-Macksburg Community carried unanimously. HY-VEE FOODS CLASS/VOC AG School District Motion by Hensley, second by Eslinger, SUPPLIES.......................................$449.13 Board of Directors Budget Public to approve the contract of Chrystal Van ICN Hearing Ahsen as Assistant Softball Coach and the TELEPHONE.................................$281.68 April 10, 2014 - 6:15pm The Annual Budget Hearing of the Ori- contract of Tyler Peterson as new Social ISFIS ent-Macksburg Community School Board Studies Teacher and Head Baseball Coach. BUDGET WORKSHOP................$200.00 KAPLAN of Directors was held on April 10, 2014, Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- PRESCHOOL SUPPLIES.............$768.89 in the Superintendent's Office. Board members present were Wendi Eslinger, linger, to approve asphalting the west and LIFE FITNESS Randy Hensley, Stephanie Mikkelsen and north parking areas but requesting obtain- BIKE STRAPS.................................$24.78 Eldon Ray. Absent - Doug White. Also ing more bids. Motion carried unani- MONARCH WATHC MONARCH KIT..............................$44.00 present were Superintendent Clark Wicks, mously. The Athletic Sharing Agreement be- NAPA Secretary Julie Frederick and Chris Olesen. President Eldon Ray called the meet- tween O-M and Creston has been tabled OIL/FILTERS...................................$62.78 until next regular board meeting. NODAWAY VALLEY CSD ing to order at 6:15pm. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Hens- 3RD 1/4 OP ENROLL..............$19,503.25 Motion by Eslinger, second by Mikkelsen, to approve the Agenda. Mo- ley, to approve the 2014-15 Master Con- PIZZA RANCH tract together with the Salary Schedule be- SP ED MEALS.................................$38.75 tion carried unanimously. tween Orient-Macksburg School District QUILL Visitors were welcome. Superintendent Wicks gave a power and the Orient-Macksburg Education As- CHAIR............................................$199.99 point presentation regarding the 2014-15 sociation as presented. Motion carried SCHOOL BUS SALES PARTS............................................$303.07 proposed budget with total requirements unanimously. Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- SCHULTZ of $5,109,656 and a property tax rate of 10.14014 per $1,000 taxable valuation. A linger, to approve the proposed 2014-15 REPAIRS........................................$115.23 payment schedule for support staff and SEMINOLE question and answer discussion followed. Motion by Hensley, second by principal salaries as presented. Motion NATURAL GAS.........................$9,305.75 SIRWA Mikkelsen, to adjourn the meeting. Mo- carried unanimously. Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, SEWER...........................................$301.50 tion carried unanimously. Meeting closed to approve the mowing bid of M. Liv- STUDIES WEEKLY at 6:40pm. ingston and Sons, LLC, at a rate of $250 NURSING SUPPLIES...................$154.00 Eldon Ray, President per mowing and as per mowing specifica- SWCC Julia Frederick, Secretary tions pending receipt of Certificate of Lia- SPRING TUITION......................$5,346.00 bility Insurance. Motion carried unani- SWCC Orient-Macksburg Community School mously. SPRING TECH TUITION..........$2,100.00 District Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- TASC Board of Directors Regular Meeting linger, to approve the bid of Glascock CAFETERIA PLAN.......................$246.00 April 10, 2014 - 6:30pm The Board of Education of the Orient- Floors Inc. in the amount of $9,030.00 to TC NETWORKS Macksburg Community School District sand, seal and apply Hillyard oil urethrane GES AGREEMENT....................$6,388.80 met in regular session at 6:30pm on Mon- finish to the gym floor upon checking on THOMPSON SNOW day, April 10, 2014, in the the warranty. Motion carried unanimous- SNOW REMOVAL....................$3,040.00 US TOY Superintendent s Office. Members present ly. Motion by Hensley, second by PRESCHOOL EQUIPMENT........$419.93 were Wendi Eslinger, Randy Hensley, Stephanie Mikkelsen and Eldon Ray. Ab- Mikkelsen, to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 VERIZON CELL.................................................$66.22 sent - Doug White. Also present were pm. Motion carried unanimously. Next regular meeting will be held May VISA Principal Teresa Thompson, Superinten12, 2014, at 6:30pm. SUPPLIES/FOOD..........................$561.17 dent Clark Wicks, Secretary Julie FrederEldon Ray, Board President VISA ick, Chris Olesen, Laura Stearns and Staci Julie Frederick, Board Secretary AG SUPPLIES/MAINTENANCE/ Winborn. CERT PAPER.................................$761.86 President Ray called the meeting to or- GENERAL WALMART AGRILAND der at 6:40pm. FUEL............................................$1,254.41 SUPPLIES/FOOD..........................$178.49 Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, WINDSTREAM to approve the Agenda. Motion carried AKIN SUPPLIES.........................................$14.97 TELEPHONE.................................$137.55 unanimously. ZELLMERS Motion by Hensley, second by ALLIANT Mikkelsen, to approve minutes of the reg- NATURAL GAS..............................$55.84 CULLIGAN......................................$45.00 APPLE NUTRITION ular Board of Directors meeting held CABLE/FIREWIRE.........................$58.00 AE March 10. Motion carried unanimously. MILK/FOOD...............................$1,555.47 Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Hens- ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY ley, to approve Financial Report and Sum- PARTS............................................$175.37 BIMBO FOODS BREAD/BUNS...............................$169.07 mary of Bills as presented. Motion carried BYERS LOCK KEYS.................................................$10.15 KECK unanimously. CITY OF ORIENT COMMODITIES............................$836.86 Visitors were welcome. WATER...........................................$306.75 MARTIN BROTH. Action Items: FOOD/SUPPLIES.......................$2,948.69 Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, CITY OF ORIENT to approve open enrollment out of one stu- ELECTRICITY...........................$3,609.00 MEYER CHEMICALS.................................$102.14 dent to Winterset and one student to Cre- CLAIMAI ADMIN FEE.....................................$21.65 NEAL, JOLENE ston. Motion carried unanimously. FOOD................................................$14.47 Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- COMPANION CORP linger, to approve board policy 102.E2 SOFTWARE RENEWAL..............$597.50 SALES TAX CRESTON CSD COMMUNICATION INNO. and 102.E3 and waive the second reading. SP ED BILLING.......................$15,123.42 SPEAKER SYSTEM................$12,636.32 Motion carried unanimously. EXCEL Motion by Hensley, second by CRESTON CSD BOILER REPAIRS.....................$1,145.50 Mikkelsen, to approve the 2014-15 budget 1ST, 2ND, 3RD 1/4 OP with total requirements of $5,109,656 and ENROLL....................................$99,016.50 HILLYARD CRESTON PUBL CARPET CLEANER..................$2,364.71 a property tax rate of 10.14014 per $1,000 TECH SUPPLY taxable valuation. Motion carried unani- PUBLISHING/PAPER RENEWAL.....................................$324.32 ADAPTORS...................................$590.00 mously. PREPAIDS Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Es- CRESTON TRUE VALUE linger, to approve early school start date of SUPPLIES.........................................$47.02 GETTLER, BRIAN PURCHASED SERVICE..............$337.50 August 20, 2014, for 2014-15 school year DISCOUNT SCHOOL SUPPLY and request a waiver. Motion carried PRESCSHOOL SUPPLIES.............$24.93 IOWA BAND MASTERS EARLHAM MEMBERSHIP DUES..................$150.00 unanimously. At 7:30pm President Ray declared the 3RD 1/4 OPEN ENROLL...........$1,500.25 ISEB ECHO PREMIUM......................................$235.46 Public Hearing begin regarding the 201415 School Calendar which was presented BULBS/BALLAST........................$189.68 ORIENT EXPRESS FOOD/FUEL...................................$822.78 by Superintendent Wicks highlighting the EDWARDS, LISA change to meeting instructional hours POSTAGE.........................................$10.56 PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL PREMIUM......................................$256.14 from instructional days. After discussion, EXCEL WIGNALL, JEFF motion by Hensley, second by Mikkelsen, BLOWER MOTOR REPAIRS........................................$800.00 DR ED BOOKS................................$98.05 to adjourn the Public Hearing at 7:47pm. ..................................................$198,213.42 Motion by Hensley, second by FASTENAL Mikkelsen, to approve 2014-15 School SUPPLIES.........................................$57.49 ACTIVITY FUND GHAEA ANDERSONS Calendar meeting the requirements for instructional hours as presented. Motion PO'S.................................................$169.00 PROM SUPPLIES..........................$271.63 GRANTHAM SANI ARROW STAGE LINES carried unanimously. Motion by Eslinger, second by GARBAGE.....................................$300.00 BUS DEPOSIT...............................$150.00 BOYD APPLIEANCE Mikkelsen, to approve the Southwestern GREEN VALLEY PEST Community College Educational Services PEST CONTROL.............................$71.00 FRIDGE..........................................$200.00 COLORS Contract for 2014-15. Motion carried GREENFIELD LUMBER TOOLS/SUPPLIES........................$139.29 CRUZ................................................$45.00 unanimously. DELUXE BUSINESS SYSTEMS Motion by Eslinger, second by Hensley, GREENFIELD TRUE VALUE to approve the School Audit prepared by TOOLS/SUPPLIES..........................$46.24 CHECKS.........................................$141.18 HILLYARD ELDRIDGE Nolte, Cornman & Johnson PC for the fis-

GARBAGE.....................................$300.00 GREEN VALLEY PEST PEST CONTROL.............................$71.00 GREENFIELD LUMBER TOOLS/SUPPLIES........................$139.29 GREENFIELD TRUE VALUE TOOLS/SUPPLIES..........................$46.24 HILLYARD SUPPLIES.......................................$237.51 HY-VEE FOODS CLASS/VOC AG SUPPLIES.......................................$449.13 ICN TELEPHONE.................................$281.68 ISFIS BUDGET WORKSHOP................$200.00 KAPLAN PRESCHOOL SUPPLIES.............$768.89 LIFE FITNESS BIKE STRAPS.................................$24.78 MONARCH WATHC MONARCH KIT..............................$44.00 NAPA OIL/FILTERS...................................$62.78 NODAWAY VALLEY CSD 3RD 1/4 OP ENROLL..............$19,503.25 PIZZA RANCH SP ED MEALS.................................$38.75 QUILL CHAIR............................................$199.99 SCHOOL BUS SALES PARTS............................................$303.07 SCHULTZ REPAIRS........................................$115.23 SEMINOLE NATURAL GAS.........................$9,305.75 SIRWA SEWER...........................................$301.50 STUDIES WEEKLY NURSING SUPPLIES...................$154.00 SWCC SPRING TUITION......................$5,346.00 SWCC SPRING TECH TUITION..........$2,100.00 TASC CAFETERIA PLAN.......................$246.00 TC NETWORKS GES AGREEMENT....................$6,388.80 THOMPSON SNOW SNOW REMOVAL....................$3,040.00 US TOY SWCC photo PRESCHOOL EQUIPMENT........$419.93 VERIZON senior Brennan Banks (front center) signs her National Letter of Intent to play Wayne CELL.................................................$66.22 softball at Southwestern next year. Banks is a catcher and third baseman for the VISA SUPPLIES/FOOD..........................$561.17 Falcons and has been an all-state player for Wayne. Shown in front with Banks are her VISA parents Marcia and John Banks. Pictured in back is Southwestern head softball coach AG SUPPLIES/MAINTENANCE/ Lindsay Stumpff. CERT PAPER.................................$761.86 WALMART SUPPLIES/FOOD..........................$178.49 WINDSTREAM TELEPHONE.................................$137.55 ZELLMERS CULLIGAN......................................$45.00 NUTRITION AE MILK/FOOD...............................$1,555.47 BIMBO FOODS BREAD/BUNS...............................$169.07 KECK COMMODITIES............................$836.86 MARTIN BROTH. FOOD/SUPPLIES.......................$2,948.69 MEYER CHEMICALS.................................$102.14 NEAL, JOLENE FOOD................................................$14.47 SALES TAX COMMUNICATION INNO. SPEAKER SYSTEM................$12,636.32 EXCEL BOILER REPAIRS.....................$1,145.50 HILLYARD CARPET CLEANER..................$2,364.71 TECH SUPPLY ADAPTORS...................................$590.00 PREPAIDS GETTLER, BRIAN PURCHASED SERVICE..............$337.50 IOWA BAND MASTERS MEMBERSHIP DUES..................$150.00 ISEB PREMIUM......................................$235.46 ORIENT EXPRESS SWCC photo FOOD/FUEL...................................$822.78 Ralston High School (Neb.) senior Brenen Roebuck (second from left in front) signs his PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the Southwestern Spartans next year. PREMIUM......................................$256.14 WIGNALL,in JEFF Shown front with Roebuck is his mother Tricia Roebuck, sister Kylee Roebuck and DR ED BOOKS................................$98.05 father Kelvin Roebuck. Shown in back, from left are Mike Holmes, Southwestern men’s ..................................................$198,213.42 ACTIVITY FUND basketball coach; Jason Jackson, Ralston High School head basketball coach; and ANDERSONS Landon Blanchard, Ralston High School assistant basketball coach. PROM SUPPLIES..........................$271.63 ARROW STAGE LINES BUS DEPOSIT...............................$150.00 BOYD APPLIEANCE FRIDGE..........................................$200.00 COLORS THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT CRUZ................................................$45.00 UNION COUNTY DELUXE BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN THE MATTER OF CHECKS.........................................$141.18 THE ESTATE OF ELDRIDGE Jack Eugene Shiflett, Deceased. PLAYS............................................$114.50 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT Probate No: ESPR015655 FAREWAY UNION COUNTY NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF JR CLASS SUPPLIES...................$212.22 IN THE MATTER OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND IHSSA THE ESTATE OF NOTICE TO CREDITORS ST INDIVIDUALS...........................$55.00 Lois L. Hewitt, Deceased. To All Persons Interested in the Estate MARTIN BROTHERS Probate No ESPR015656 FFA/77 SUPPLIES.........................$312.50 of Jack Eugene Shiflett, Deceased, who NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF died on or about March 12, 2014: MARTIN BROTHERS APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND You are hereby notified that on the MILK MACHINE..........................$128.16 NOTICE TO CREDITORS 11th day of April, 2014, the last will and OM LUNCH To All Persons Interested in the Estate BOOK FAIR MEALS....................$137.60 testament of Jack Eugene Shiflett, de- of Lois L. Hewitt, Deceased, who died on ceased, bearing date of the 16th day of or about April 6, 2014: ORIENT EXPRESS SC SUPPLIES.....................................$0.11 July, 2008 was admitted to probate in the You are hereby notified that on the above named court and that Sheila Wynn 11th day of April, 2014, the last will and PEPSI POP..................................................$449.80 Stewart was appointed executor of the es- testament of Lois L. Hewitt, deceased, tate. Any action to set aside the will must bearing date of the 11th day of February, TWIN CEDARS SPEECH CONTEST........................$16.00 be brought in the district court of said 2005, was admitted to probate in the county within the later to occur of four above named court and that Douglas Ray WALMART SPIRIT WEEK/SOAP......................$45.53 months from the date of the second publi- Hewitt a/k/a Douglas R. Hewitt was apcation of this notice or one month from the pointed executor of the estate. Any action THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of to set aside the will must be brought in the UNION COUNTY the decedent and devisees under the will district court of said county within the latIN THE MATTER OF whose identities are reasonably ascertain- er to occur of four months from the date of THE ESTATE OF able, or thereafter be forever barred. the second publication of this notice or RONNEY G. FORD, Deceased. Notice is further given that all persons one month from the date of mailing of this Probate No. ESPR015652 indebted to the estate are requested to notice to all heirs of the decedent and deNOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF make immediate payment to the under- visees under the will whose identities are ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE signed, and creditors having claims reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be TO CREDITORS against the estate shall file them with the forever barred. To All Persons Interested in the Estate clerk of the above named district court, as Notice is further given that all persons of RONNEY G. FORD. Deceased, who provided by law, duly authenticated, for indebted to the estate are requested to died on or about February 3, 2014: allowance, and unless so filed by the later make immediate payment to the underYou are hereby notified that on the 4th to occur of four months from the second signed, and creditors having claims day of April, 2014, the undersigned was publication of this notice or one month against the estate shall file them with the appointed administrator of the estate. from the date of mailing of this notice (un- clerk of the above named district court, as Notice is hereby given that all persons less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is provided by law, duly authenticated, for indebted to the estate are requested to thereafter forever barred. allowance, and unless so filed by the later make immediate payment to the underDated this 17th day of April, 2014. to occur of four months from the second signed, and creditors having claims Sheila Wynn Stewart publication of this notice or one month against the estate shall file them with the Executor of estate from the date of mailing of this notice (unclerk of the above named district court, as 2322 Carver Road, less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is provided by law, duly authenticated, for Winterset, 1A 50273 thereafter forever barred. allowance, and unless so filed by the later G. Stephen Walters Dated this 14th day of April, 2014 to occur of four months from the second ICIS PIN No: AT0008192 Douglas Ray Hewitt a/k/a publication of this notice or one month Attorney for executor Douglas R. Hewitt from the date of the mailing of this notice Jordan, Oliver, Walters & Smith, P.C. Executor of estate (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim P.O. BOX 230 5143 69th St. is thereafter forever barred. Winterset, IA 50273 Urbandale, IA 50322 Dated this 14th day of April, 2014. Date of second publication: May 1, 2014 Matthew C. Hanson Heather Kaye Pendegraft ICIS PIN No. AT0010939 Administrator of the Estate Attorney for executor 605 N. Elm Street, Richard L. Wilson, P.C. THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT Creston, Iowa 50801 103 South Main, UNION COUNTY Arnold O. Kenyon III Lenox, IA 50851 IN THE MATTER OF ICIS PIN Number AT0004182 Date of second publication: April 24, 2014 THE ESTATE OF Attorney for the Administrator Elizabeth J. Custer, Deceased. KENYON & NIELSEN, P.C. Probate No. ESPR015659 211 N. Maple Street, NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, Creston, IA 50801 MEETING OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, Date of second publication: April 24, 2014 Governmental Body: Zoning Board of AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate Adjustment THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT of Elizabeth J. Custer, Deceased, who died Date of Meeting: April 29, 2013 UNION COUNTY Time of Meeting: 5:00 o'clock p.m. on or about April 5, 2014: IN THE MATTER OF You are hereby notified that on the Place of Meeting: City Council Chambers THE ESTATE OF 116 W. Adams Street 18th day of April, 2014, the last will and ROLAND E. REINKE, Deceased. testament of Elizabeth J. Custer, deceased, Creston, Iowa 50801 PROBATE NO. ESPR015654 bearing date of the 11th day of August, PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVNOTICE OF PROOF OF WILL EN that the above mentioned governmen2005, was admitted to probate in the WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION To All Persons Interested in the Estate above named court and that Peter J. Custer tal body is meeting at the time and place of ROLAND E. REINKE, Deceased, who was appointed executor of the estate. Any listed above for the following purpose. action to set aside the will must be brought Cory & Brandi Buckalew have requestdied on or about October 27th, 2013: You are hereby notified that on the 8th in the district court of said county within ed a variance from the side yard setback provisions of Chapter 166, of the Zoning the later to occur of four months from the day of April, 2014, the last will and testament of ROLAND F. REINKE, deceased, date of the second publication of this no- Code, in the 1996 Creston Municipal bearing date of the 2nd day of December, tice or one month from the date of mailing Code, to erect an attached garage on the 2005, * FIRST CODICIL DATED 5-15- of this notice to all heirs of the decedent property described, to-wit: Lot 9, Crestview Addition, Creston, 2007 was admitted to probate in the above and devisees under the will whose identinamed court and there will be no present ties are reasonably ascertainable, or there- Union County, Iowa, commonly known as: 1016 N Spruce Street, Creston, Iowa. after be forever barred. administration of the estate. You are further notified that you may Notice is further given that all persons Any action to set aside the will must be indebted to the estate are requested to appear at the above time and place, either brought in the district court of the county in person or by a duly authorized agent or make immediate payment to the underwithin the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of signed, and creditors having claims attorney, to make any comments you wish this notice or one month from the date of against the estate shall file them with the concerning the proposed variance. If you mailing of this notice to all heirs of the clerk of the above named district court, as are unable to attend in person, written decedent and devisees under the will provided by law, duly authenticated, for comments will be received by the Board whose identities are reasonably ascertain- allowance, and unless so filed by the later of Adjustment at the time of the meeting to occur of four months from the second and will be made part of the public hearable, or thereafter be forever barred. *Designate Codicil(s) if any, with date publication of this notice or one month ing in this matter. from the date of mailing of this notice (un____ Public Hearing on the issuance. (s). less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is ____ Resolution instituting proceedDated this 18th day of April, 2014 ings to take additional action. thereafter forever barred. Doug Morgan, Proponent This notice is given at the direction of Dated this 18th day of April, 2014 2452 S. Lakeview Dr. Peter J. Custer the Zoning Administrator pursuant to Greenfield, IA 50849 Executor of estate Chapter 21, Code of Iowa, and local rules Clint Hight ICIS PIN No AT0003539 920 N. Division Street of said governmental body. Attorney for estate Kevin Kruse Creston, IA 50801 164 Public Square, P.O. Box 32 Zoning Administrator Loretta L. Harvey, Greenfield, IA 50849 ICIS PIN No: 15204 Date of second publication: May 1, 2014 Attorney for executor THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT Harvey Law Office UNION COUNTY 109 W. Montgomery St. P.O. Box 85, IN THE MATTER OF Creston, IA 50801 Date of second publication: May 1, 2014 THE ESTATE OF

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QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

SPEED FREAKS

He’s @DaleJr

A couple questions we had to ask — ourselves

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Here’s a hunch: This car will win a race. Richmond or Talladega. Which track do you like best? GODSPEAK: Every time I went to Talladega, I got goose bumps. Guess I’m a ’Dega man. KEN’S CALL: Richmond is a purer race, Talladega is more edge-of-seat. I’m a Richmond guy.

When does Jimmie Johnson start getting nervous about finally winning a race? GODSPEAK: JJ should have at least three wins by now, but circumstances have denied him. He’ll get his fair share. KEN’S CALL: If he hasn’t won by the next time NASCAR returns to Richmond, that should do.

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FEEDBACK Do you have questions or comments about NASCAR This Week? Contact Godwin Kelly at godwin.kelly@newsjrnl.com or Ken Willis at ken. willis@news-jrnl.com

CUP POINTS Jeff Gordon Matt Kenseth Carl Edwards Dale Earnhardt Jr Jimmie Johnson Kyle Busch Brad Keselowski Joey Logano Ryan Newman Austin Dillon Greg Biffle Tony Stewart Brian Vickers Kyle Larson Denny Hamlin Clint Bowyer Marcos Ambrose Paul Menard AJ Allmendinger Jamie McMurray Casey Mears Kevin Harvick Kasey Kahne Aric Almirola Ricky Stenhouse Jr Kurt Busch Justin Allgaier Martin Truex Jr Danica Patrick David Gilliland Reed Sorenson David Ragan Cole Whitt Michael Annett Alex Bowman Josh Wise Travis Kvapil Parker Kligerman Ryan Truex Michael McDowell Bobby Labonte Jeff Burton Terry Labonte

this one wonderful exception from Aric Almirola, who drives the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford. “I had a friend in high school that had a Cobra Mustang,” Almirola said. “I had an old, ratty pickup truck, and he let me drive that Mustang. He let me drive his Cobra and we put black marks around the street of our high school everywhere. I mean everywhere. That was a lot of fun.”

YOU ARE RIGHT If you think Cup racing is better this year than 2013, you are statistically right. Here are some quick comparisons. Leaders per race: An average of 12 compared with 8.6 last season. Lead changes per race: 25.6 this year, 17.4 in 2013. Total greenflag passes: 29,541 in 2014, just 23,178 in 2013. Green-flag passes for the lead: 346 this year compared with 181 last season.

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Look at Mr. Social Media. Junior has taken to Twitter in a big way, but knows when to pull the throttle back.

Momentum is only as strong as your next set of tires. Financially, it’s only as strong as the next check in the mail. The latest example comes courtesy of Swan Racing, which would rather not be the current Exhibit A. The two-car team was riding high in February when both drivers — Cole Whitt and Parker Kligerman — made the Daytona 500. Now: Layoffs and uncertainty. You can’t compete without money, and you rarely attract money unless you run well. Tough bind.

What in the world are the Cynopsis Awards? Not sure, but Brian France owns one. France received the “Vision Award” at last week’s Cynopsis Sports Awards in New York City. Rick Hendrick was there to do the presenting and tell everyone: “With all the stakeholders involved in our sport, it takes a leader who is willing to stand tall. Brian has revolutionized the sport of NASCAR.”

No, I think it’s based on technology. The press release indicates the award “recognizes the executive of the year from a sports league or organization who has demonstrated innovation and transformed an industry.” In other words, if some teams are still struggling to compete financially, don’t blame the Boys in I.T.

Ford asked several of its drivers to recall their favorite memory in a Mustang, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary of production this year. Most of the responses were politically correct, with

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. got on the Twitter bandwagon after winning his second Daytona 500 in February. He had an account set up years ago but activated @DaleJr on Twitter after that huge victory. But he has not become addicted to social media, like many others in the sport. Earnhardt pops in and out, now and then, here and there. Earnhardt did say he took a peek after his fiery wreck at Texas Motor Speedway a few weeks back. “I guess Twitter can be a help in a situation like that,” Earnhardt said. “My fans certainly have my back and tell you to ‘brush it off, don’t worry about it.’ I’m sure there are some people on there saying the opposite, but I didn’t see many of those or any of those.” Earnhardt, who is introspective and pragmatic, said Twitter, like most anything in life, has a “positive and a negative” to it. “I didn’t really spend a lot of time on Twitter (after Texas) because we were working at Michigan,” Earnhardt said. “We had some things to do. Twitter is a bit of a playground, and I don’t want to horse around if we are not doing good. “I don’t want to be on there goofing off and making light of the situation because it was a frustrating mistake. It was something I don’t take very lightly. Just being able to get back in the car and test at Michigan was a big help for me to get past it and to get focused on the next race.” So the Twitter takeaway is this: If Earnhardt is racing well, you might see him tweet a bit. If he’s having a bad weekend, NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver is likely off the grid.

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This isn’t what Parker Kligerman had in mind for 2014.

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Kurt Busch vs. Clint Bowyer: It’s been two weeks, but if you recall, Bowyer knocked Busch out of the race at Texas and created some major ill will between the drivers. Godwin Kelly gives his take: “The question is: Has Busch cooled down after an off weekend, or has he been plotting his revenge for Richmond?”

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Winner: Matt Kenseth Rest of the top five: Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Brad Keselowski Dark horse: Aric Almirola

Disappointment: Jimmie Johnson First one out: David Ragan Don’t be surprised if: Kenseth breaks through to win his first race of the 2014 season.

SPRINT CUP: Toyota Owners 400 SITE: Richmond International Raceway SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 5:10 p.m.). Saturday, race (Fox, coverage starts at 6:30 p.m., green flag at 7:14 p.m.). NATIONWIDE: ToyotaCare 250 SITE: Richmond International Raceway SCHEDULE: Friday, race (ESPN2/ ESPNews, 6:30 p.m.)

WEEKLY DRIVER RANKINGS — BASED ON BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE JUNIOR EARNHARDT Got Junior Mints in Easter basket

JEFF GORDON Finishes sixth at Richmond

KEVIN HARVICK Middle name is Michael

KYLE BUSCH Tip your cap to this week’s winner

MATT KENSETH Doesn’t even know baseball season started

CARL EDWARDS Hey, his middle name is also Michael

JOEY LOGANO Definitely got an Easter basket

TONY STEWART Hometown pop. (Columbus, Ind.): 45,429

JIMMIE JOHNSON His win comes next week (maybe)

RYAN NEWMAN Middle name ISN’T Michael

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much work and that Victory Lane is what it is all about.”

Is the back flOil ip going Change to continue? with any Regular “I plan on continuing the back flip. I wasn’t so sure at

Bristol and I don’t practice it very often. When we win a race I get about 100 yards past the finish line and start thinking about if I should do it. When I get out of the car and see how pumped the crowd is — and my guys — it makes it easy to do a back flip.”

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think Jack is still mad about me tearing up that race car. Other than that, I think anything that happens in Victory Lane is OK.” After you cross the checkered, is it all pure emotion? “I think every race is different, and for me it has changed over time. It used to be surreal and I couldn’t even believe I had won the race, and I still have to ask (spotter) Jason Hedlesky if this is really over. There is always a little bit of that, and as time has gone on, I feel a little bit differently about the wins. It feels more satisfying for my guys and for all my sponsors and for everybody that puts all the work in. Every race is different, though. There are some races I can’t remember anything other than the checkered flag, and that’s about it, because it is so intense.”

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Do you put any thought into what you are going to do when you climb out of the car in Victory Lane? “Victory Lane is so much fun. It is just cool. The hard part about Victory Lane is when you are sitting in the car Have you ever had a bad experience in Victory Lane? and they tell you to wait and you can’t get out yet but you “I have never had a bad experience in Victory Lane, but I want to jump out and celebrate with the crew and there is don’t know if you remember that All-Star race when I tore all this buildup and finally the TV folks say it is OK to get that car up after we won. That wasn’t too cool. I didn’t feel out of the car. It is so cool when you turn and look and *EXCLUDES DUAL WHEEL VEHICLES EXPIRES 5/31/2014 too good about that. The win made up for it mostly but I see all your guys and how excited they are. They put in so


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this level, they hit every mistake hard.” Frain said it was stressful to quickly warm up in the fourth inning when Frain

Cue was injured. Originally, she was projected to start the second game. “I had about five minutes to warm up when she was laying on the ground,” Frain said, “but I was worried about her, too! It was pretty nerve-wracking, but I think I was ready.” South Dakota took the nightcap 12-3 as freshman

Kayla Fields picked up her second win in just her third start of the season. “That was a big step for Kayla,” Frain said. Iowa State (21-23) led the second game 2-0 through three innings. But the Coyote offense exploded for 12 runs during the next four innings, including a three-run homer

by first baseman Yvon Minogue and a two-run shot by Morgan Hancock. The series with Iowa State marked the final non-conference games of the regular season for South Dakota (25-17). The Coyotes return to action Friday for a doubleheader against South Dakota State in Brookings.

Haggerty, SWV, 2:49.13. 4 x 100 relay — 1. Mount Ayr (Grant Staats, Cody Stackhouse, Cal Daughton, Lincoln Martin), 46.35; 8. Southwest Valley (Gunnar McCuen, Tyler Bissell, Colten Drake, Trevor Sorensen), 48.83. 4 x 400 relay — 1. Mount Ayr (Noah Larsen, Kyle Dolecheck, Erik Freed, Rhett Murphy), 3:38.97; 7. Southwest Valley (Tyler Bissell, Gunnar McCuen, Scott Vanderhoof, Tyler Means), 4:09.81.

I-35 Relays TRURO — Nodaway Valley finished one point behind Pride of Iowa Conference foe Interstate 35 to finish in fourth place here Tuesday at the I-35 Relays. The Wolverines finished with 88 team points. East Union placed eighth with 21 points and Lenox finished ninth with eight points. Nodaway Valley won the 4x800 relay with the team of Tanner Armstrong, Dallas Kreager, Jared Corder and Heath Downing. The Wolverines also took second in the 4x400 relay with the team of Corder

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Armstrong, Corder, Baley Shantz and Downing. Freshmen Shane Breheny and Corder also won silver medals for the Wolverines. Breheny took second in the 3,200 meters and Corder finished second in the 400 hurdles.

I-35 Relays Team standings — 1. Clarke 132, 2. Des Moines North 102, 3. Interstate 35 89, 4. Nodaway Valley 88, 5. Central Decatur 55, 6. Martensdale-St. Marys 31, 7. Southeast Warren 29, 8. East Union 21, 9. Lenox 8. Discus — 1. Kooper Brimm, Clarke, 121-5; 4. Jaydn Erlandson, NV, 110-10; 5. Caleb Mueller, NV, 108-5; 7. Brandon Wittstock, EU, 100-0; 9. Spencer Brown, Len, 96-0; 13. Ryan Baudler, NV, 76-8; 15. Jesse Christensen, NV, 66-9. Shot put — 1. Kooper Brimm, Clarke, 44-5; 4. Tyler Kelley, EU, 37-7; 6. Spencer Brown, Len, 36-4; 7. Jaydn Erlandson, NV, 36-0; 11. Brandon Wittstock, EU, 32-2; 12. Ryan Baudler, NV, 31-1.50; 13. Josh Mitchell, Len, 30-9; 18. Jesse Christensen, NV, 25-9. High jump — 1. Gordon Witt, Clarke, 5-8 Long jump — 1. Briar Vogel, I35, 19-8.50; 5. Zach Brewer, NV, 17-7; 8. Dustyn Rauch, Len, 16-8.50; 12. Cory Bennett, Len, 15-9; 13. Tyree Thomas, EU, 14-0.25. 3,200 meters — 1. Dominic Cresta, I35, 10:36.66; 2. Shane Breheny, NV, 10:37.35; 4. Brayten Funke, NV, 11:08.99; 7. Dillon Bennett, Len, 12:37.89. 4 x 800 relay — 1. Nodaway Valley (Tanner Armstrong, Dallas Kreager, Jared Corder,

Heath Downing), 9:02.00; 6. Lenox (Jacob Bolinger, Garrett Brown, Cory Bennett, Hugo Montiel), 9:47.90; East Union (Beau Boswell, Lucas Martinez, Kyle Seales, Casey Walter), 10:41.00. Shuttle hurdle relay — 1. Central Decatur, 1:03.23; 3. Nodaway Valley (Jacob Baudler, Mason Clarke, Zach Brewer, Jaydn Erlandson), 1:14.33; 4. East Union (Sean Schmitz, Brandon Hulsey, Brogan Kinyon, Tyree Thomas), 1:16.79. 100 meters — 1. Moses Dreh, North, 12.08; 5. Nate Andrews, NV, 12.23; 8. Dustyn Rauch, Len, 12.40; 12. Josh Mitchell, Len, 12.71; 14. Mike Ward, EU, 13.03; Carson Cline, Len, 13.63; 16. Beau Weinheimer, NV, 13.66; Spencer Payne, Len, 14.22; 18. Brandon Wittstock, EU, 14.55. 400 meters — 1. Briar Vogel, I35, 53.05; 5. Gabe Nixon, EU, 56.40; 7. Tanner Armstrong, NV, 57.31; 8. Jared Corder, NV, 57.85; 9. Frank Hoffman, Len, 58.58; 12. Riley Haidsiak, Len, 1:00.89; 15. Kyle Seales, EU, 1:05.06. 4 x 200 relay — 1. Des Moines North, 1:36.21; 3. Nodaway Valley (Nate Andrews, Zach Brewer, Baley Shantz, Zach Eblen), 1:42.18; 7. Lenox (Josh Mitchell, Carson Cline, Spencer Brown, Dustin Gordon), 1:48.87; 8. East Union (Beau Boswell, Mike Ward, Tyler Kelley, Brandon Wittstock), 1:50.27. 110 high hurdles — 1. Phillip Hand, MSM, 16.99; 6. Brogan Kinyon, EU, 20.67. 1,600 meters — 1. Rich Wilkins, Clarke, 4:59.38; 3. Heath Downing, NV, 5:04.13; 4. Shane Breheny, NV, 5:04.26; 9. Matt Dickinson, NV, 5:40.97; 10. Dillon Bennett, Len, 5:47.18; 11. Ed Estrella, Len, 7:35.30. 200 meters — 1. Gordon Witt,

Clarke, 24.03; 3. Baley Shantz, NV, 24.20; 9. Dustyn Rauch, Len, 25.40; 10. Dustin Gordon, Len, 25.82; 11. Jonathan Weis, EU, 26.42; Carson Cline, Len, 27.68; Hugo Montiel, Len, 28.34; 15. Lucas Martinez, EU, 28.57; Spencer Payne, Len, 29.82. 400 low hurdles — 1. Gabe Henderson, SEW, 1:02.18; 2. Jared Corder, NV, 1:03.41; 6. Brayten Funke, NV, 1:10.33; 10. Riley Haidsiak, Len, 1:13.72; 11. Brogan Kinyon, EU, 1:13.75. 1,600 medley relay — 1. Des Moines North, 3:57.78; 3. East Union (Brandon Hulsey, Gabe Nixon, Jonathan Weis, Sean Schmitz), 4:07.51; 5. Nodaway Valley (Nate Andrews, Tanner Armstrong, Zach Eblen, Dallas Kreager), 4:23.55; 8. Lenox (Carson Cline, Spencer Brown, Cory Bennett, Garrett Brown), 4:32.16. 800 meters — 1. Gunner Sergeant-Elben, Clarke, 2:13.76; 3. Jacob Bolinger, Len, 2:15.72; 5. Heath Downing, NV, 2:21.61; 6. Shane Breheny, NV, 2:24.66; 11. Beau Weinheimer, NV, 2:40.52; 12. Matt Ross, NV, 2:44.25; 13. Casey Walter, EU, 2:45.27; 14. Tyree Thomas, EU, 2:52.31. 4 x 100 relay — 1. Des Moines North, 45.86; 3. Nodaway Valley (Nate Andrews, Zach Brewer, Baley Shantz, Zach Eblen), 48.19; Lenox (Josh Mitchell, Dustyn Rauch, Frank Hoffman, Dustin Gordon), 48.57; 7. East Union (Beau Boswell, Jonathan Weis, Mike Ward, Tyler Kelley), 51.26. 4 x 400 relay — 1. Des Moines North, 3:46.43; 2. Nodaway Valley (Tanner Armstrong, Jared Corder, Baley Shantz, Heath Downing), 3:48.70; 4. East Union (Brandon Hulsey, Jonathan Weis, Gabe Nixon, Sean Schmitz), 4:05.35.

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Middle school boys track 7th boys CLARINDA — The Creston seventh grade boys p;laced fifth at Clarinda with 39 points.

Team scoring — 1. Maryville, Mo. 91; 2. Harlan 89; 3. Glenwood 84; Clarinda 60; 5. Creston 39. (Creston placings) 100 meters — 4. Kylan Smallwood, 13.93. 100 meter hurdles — 3. Bryce Fitzgerald, 19.43; 4. Landon Gross, 20.82. 1,600 meters — 4. Chris Perry, 5:57.62. 200 meters — 5. Isaac Davis,

31.84. 4x100 relay — 3. Creston (Smallwood, Fitzgerald, others not reported), 57.84. 4x200 relay — 3. Creston (Smallwood, Boyer, Borha, Gist), 1:57.12. 4x400 relay — 3. Creston (Boyer, Patterson, Borha, Gist), 4:44.05. Discus — 2. Zach Hague, 85-3. High jump — 3. Kylan Smallwood, 4-6. Long jump — 4. Dale Boyer, 14-9. Shuttle hurdle relay — 3. Creston (Gist, Patterson, Borha, not available), 1:18.94. Sprint medley relay — 5. Creston (Stow, Davis, Nguyen,

Perry), 2:21.21.

8th boys CLARINDA — Creston eighth grade boys placed fourth with 29 points at the Cardinal Relays April 17.

Team scoring — 1. Harlan 162; 2. Glenwood 100; 3. Maryville, Mo. 52; 4. Creston 29; 5. Clarinda 26. (Creston placings) 100 meters — 2. Cody Wagner, 12.78. 4x100 relay — 4. Creston (Davis, Downing, Pudenz, not available), 1:09.18. 4x200 relay — 4. Creston (Bierle, Jacobson, Luther, Tomas),

1:53.06. 4x400 relay — 3. Creston (Bierle, Higgins, Tomas, Wagner), 4:26.06. 4x800 relay — 3. Creston (Higgins, Jacobson, Luther, Gift), 10:12.15. Discus — 4. Trevor Downing, 100-7; 6. Tucker Flynn, 94-0. Distance medley relay — 4. Creston (Bargstadt, Pingree, Rounds, Linch), 5:29.30. High jump — 4. Cole Higgins, 5-0. Shot put — 5. Trevor Downing, 37-6.5. Sprint medley relay — 3. Creston (Bierle, Jacobson, Tomas, not available), 1:58.84.

Area soccer Valley wins OAKLAND — The Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley/Adair-Casey girls outshot Riverside 41-6 in a 5-1 victory Monday night. Hailey Gross had two goals and two assists for Valley (6-2), which plays in the Nevada Tournament Saturday.

“We crossed and passed well tonight,” said Valley coach Michael Krawczyk. “Our defense did a good job tonight. The only goal we gave up was a PK for a hand ball in the box.” Valley 5, Riverside 1 NV/WCV/A-C (5) — Hailey Gross, 32:52 first half; Hailey Gross, 26:51 first half; Madi Foster (Hailey Gross assist),

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Ferrara Candy Co. has immediate openings for experienced maintenance mechanics to join our 2nd and 3rd shift teams. Minimum of a two year degree and/or 2-4 years maintenance mechanic experience required. Mechanical troubleshooting and problem solving skills required including ability to read schematics and use test equipment. Must have pneumatic/hydraulic knowledge plus strong electrical experience. Prior computer experience required. Welding experience preferred. PLC experience a plus. Must be willing and able to work OT as required. Excellent wage and benefit package. Send resume or apply in person to:

Ferrara Candy Company

Attention: Human Resources 500 Industrial Parkway, Creston, Iowa 50801 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Your Guide To Dining And Entertainment

ChiCken Fried STeak

Looking for great people for all shifts Now Hiring: • Nights & Weekends

We offer flexible hours, competitive pay, free uniforms, employee meal plan and much more!

McDonald’s Creston 608 Wyoming Avenue Creston, IA 50801 Apply online at: www.mcstate.com/6077

This independent McDonald’s Franchise is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Auction Calendar Complete sale information is published in the Wednesday edition of the Creston News Advertiser and/or the Southwest Iowa Advertiser

Sun. April 27- 12:30PM Creston, IA. Furniture, Glassware and Household Items for Pete’s Used Furniture. Auctioneer: Pete Petersen. Tue. April 29- 10:00AM New Virginia, IA. Farm Machinery, Semis for Gary & Jason Johnston. Auctioneers: Daugherty Auction, Kelly & Chad Daugherty. Sat. May 3- 10:00AM Creston, IA. Modern Furniture, Household Goods, Tools & Misc., Madame Alexander, Shirley Temple and Other Dolls on Stands for Louise Wenzig, Evelyn Chapman, Marjo Brown, Harlan Brown and Others. Auctioneers: Darwin West, Tom Frey, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren. Sun. May 4- 10:30AM Creston, IA. 450+ Knives, Straight Razor Collection, Antiques, Collectibles, Barbies, Coins, Tools & Misc. for Sharon Johns and the late David Johns. Auctioneers: Darwin West, Tom Frey, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren. Sat. May 10- 10:00AM Murray, IA. Machinery, Camper and Antiques for Robert D. Endrulat. Auctioneers: Jim Smith, Curt Pierschbacher, Darin Wookey. Sun. May 18- 10:30AM Mount Ayr, IA. 215 acres sell at 1PM; Tools, Farm Misc., Tractor/Machinery, Van, Antiques, Modern Furniture, Household Goods for JoAnn Barker and the late Fred Barker. Auctioneers: Darwin West, Tom Frey, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren. Advertise your auction in the CNA Classifieds and we will include it in our “Auction Calendar.”

Dial-AService

We offer a competitive wage, complete orientation and training, casual dress and a fun work environment.

Safety & Attendance Incentives Health Insurance • Weekly Pay

For Sale

Don’t Miss This Opportunity!!!!!

The Operator is responsible for operating all plant process areas including computer control system. Additional duties include:  Accurate documentation of process information  Plant cleanliness  Observe all safety guidelines

Midwest Opportunities Inc. provides specialized residential and day services to individuals with disabilities.

...a REAl HEAVY WEiGHT!

Onsite Interviews, Immediate Feedback 2nd and 3rd Shift Positions Available Great Pay!

POET Biorefining - Corning, IA, an ethanol biorefinery, is currently looking for an Operator.

Now Hiring!

EOE/AAP Disability & Vets

HIRE FEST!

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hOME SERVICES DIRECTORY Find the right people for the job, right here.

Computer Repair

Siding & Windows

GAULE EXTERIORS Steel and vinyl siding, replacement windows and seamless guttering. Quality craftsmanship, over a decade of professional service in Southwest SpROUSE COMpUTER SOLU- Iowa. 641-782-0905. TIONS. 120 N. Main, Lenox, 641-780-5760 12 years experi- WESTMAN WINDOWS. Replaceence. Reasonable & Quality PC ment windows tilt for easy cleaning and rebates bays, bows, sliders, etc. repair and tutoring. Any custom size and shape, 30+ years in Creston. I sell, service and install, for no-pressure estimate call Glass Charlie Westman 641-782-4590 or QUALITY GLASS CO. Automotive, 641-344-5523. home, business and farm. Commercial lock service and BOWMAN SIDING & WINDOWS. All trailer sales. hwy 34 East, in major brands of vinyl and steel siding, Heartland, Traco and Revere thermal Creston 641-782-5155 replacement windows. Recipient of the Revere Premium Renovator Award. Seamless guttering and Leaf Relief gutter covers. 33 years of continuous Plumber reliable service in Southwest Iowa, SChROEDER pLUMBING and free estimates, 641-322-5160 ELECTRICAL. Central air repair/ or 1-800-245-0337. new installations, new breaker boxes, lighting fixtures, softeners, Storage water heaters. Specialize in manufactured and mobile homes. ShARp’S SELf-STORAGE Boats, Free estimates, licensed, insured, records, inventory, furniture. 641-202-1048. Accept Visa & You store it, lock it, take the Mastercard. key. Industrial park, Creston, 641-782-6227. BUILTNETWORkS, 805 Wyoming Ave, Creston, IA, 641-782-4765, Computer sales, repair, networking. Over 25 years experience. PC & Mac.

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Eagles Club • Creston

To advertise call 641-782-2141 ext. 239

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