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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series on 2013 inductees into the Creston Community Schools Hall of Fame at 12:15 p.m. Friday in the CHS auditorium. Today’s feature on Tim Kenyon will be followed by Curt Olson Wednesday and Thelda Bender Williams Thursday.
Evin Lawrence Scadden — who allegedly sexually abused a female in July — has entered a plea of not guilty for the third-degree sexual abuse charge against him. According to a Creston Police report, evidence collected does indicate the 20-year-old Scadden of Creston did engage in a sex act with the female July 16, which was by force or against her will. A pretrial conference in Scadden Scadden’s case is scheduled 10 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Union County Courthouse. A trial is slated for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 13. Meanwhile, 25-year-old Stoney Avery Stuart of Creston — who allegedly sexually abused a 17-year-old female in July on the same day Scadden allegedly did — has also entered a plea of not guilty. Stuart’s trial is slated for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 27.
im Kenyon is the third member of his immediate family to serve as Union County Attorney, having worked in the office as a criminal prosecutor for 30 years. He follows his father, the late Arnold O. Kenyon II, county attorney from 1953 to 1956; and older brother Arnold O. “Skip” Kenyon III, county attorney from 1978 to 1983. In fact Skip, who now shares duties as Creston city attorney with Todd Nielsen, worked together with Tim in the office for a time in the early 1980s. When Skip became city attorney, Tim was elected county attorney in 1986. It became a full-time position by the Union County CURT Board of Supervisors in 1990. OLSON, With the onan inducted set of additional drug cases and into the other CHS Hall of various crimes, the ofFame, will be fice under Kenyon’s direction featured in prosecuted Wednesday’s has more cases (6,100) than in CNA. 80 years of records before he joined the office (4,000). That amount of public service is notable in itself, but when Kenyon is inducted in the Creston Hall of Fame Friday in the Distinguished Alumni category, it will be as much for his countless volunteer hours to the school district in his hometown.
In a nutshell, these are the three areas in which Kenyon has made significant contributions over a
span of many years: • He received the Governor’s Volunteer Award from Gov. Terry E. Branstad in 1998 for his work with local middle school students in mock trial competition. • He is past president of Creston Activities Booster Club, having been especially active on the CHS band parents committee. He was involved in obtaining the marching band’s first travel trailer, and served as chaperone for the band’s first two performances in Florida at Disney World in the early 2000s. • Many Creston High School students have taken classes he has taught as an adjunct instructor at Southwestern Community College. With a deep background in psychology as an undergraduate student at the University of Iowa, Kenyon has taught psychology along with business law and, more recently, criminal justice classes. He has also appeared frequently as a guest speaker in high school and middle school social studies classes. Nobody appreciates Kenyon’s support more than Mike Peters, CHS director of bands. “Tim has always been an active member of our band department,” Peters said. “First as a student, then as one of the strongest band parents I have ever had. We used to joke that he was still gaining band letter Please see KENYON, Page 2
Tim Kenyon, Distinguished Alumni ■ 1976 graduate, Creston High
School, with scholastic honors, National Honor Society. Active in band, baseball and publications. ■ Graduate of University of Iowa, 1980, and University of Iowa Law School, 1983. ■ 30 years in Union County Attorney’s Office, prosecuting more than 6,000 cases — more than the previous 80 years combined. ■ Governor’s Volunteer Award for his work with local students in TAG mock-trial competition. ■ Past president, Creston Activities Booster Club. Active in CHS band parents Committee, especially in obtaining marching band travel trailer, and as chaperone for the band’s first two trips to Disney World. ■ Adjunct faculty member, Southwestern Community College, currently teaching business law and criminal justice classes. Has also taught psychology classes, and appeared as speaker for Creston High School and Creston Middle School social studies classes. ■ Past president, Iowa County Attorneys Association.
Man seriously injured after accident at Ferrara Candy Co. A male employee at Ferrara Candy Company in Creston was seriously injured Monday morning when he got tangled in material handling equipment. Creston Fire Department extricated the victim. He was then immediately flown by air ambulance to a Des Moines hospital. Neither his name nor condition report are being released at this time. “It was a time-critical injury that needed immediate care at a level 1 trauma center,” said Creston Assstant Fire Chief Mick Landers. “It was a challenging rescue for us because he was so tangled in the machine. We couldn’t lift the machine off him. We couldn’t cut him out. We had to carefully untangle him without causing further injuries to the patient.” Creston News Advertiser will update this story when details become available.
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Alice Bridgeman Grout, 82, of Corning died Sept. 21, 2013, at Alegent Creighton Health M e r c y Hospital in Grout Corning. A Mass of Christian Burial service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Corning. The Rev. Lazarus Kirigia will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Corning. Open visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with family present 6:30 to 8 p.m. and a 6 p.m. Rosary at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Seventh St., Corning. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Southwest Iowa. Online condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes. com. Alice Mae Bridgeman Grout, daughter of Etha Pauline (Ogburn) and Glenn Shearburn, was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Corning. Alice grew up on the family farm south of Corning. Alice attended country school and continued on to Corning High School. Alice worked as a waitress throughout her high school years and graduated in 1948. After graduation, Alice went to work at the battery factory in Red Oak. On Aug. 9, 1949, Alice married John Bridgeman, and the couple made their home in Corning. Alice and John purchased
her father’s farm in 1960. Alice and John also opened Bridgeman Plumbing and Heating Company. Later, Alice went to work for Corning Nursing and Rehab, after it was built, and worked there many years. John died in 1989. On Sept. 21, 1991, Alice married Harry Grout. Alice and Harry made their home in Loveland, Colo., before moving back to Corning. Alice and Harry were treasurers of the senior citizens center and also helped in starting Senior Day at Adams County Fair. Alice was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, Altar Society, Friendship Meals and Meals on Wheels and helped with bingo at the nursing home. Harry died in 2010. Alice is survived by her children, Dianne (Stephen) Kinder of Chillicothe, Mo., William (Terry) Bridgeman of Chandler, Ariz., and Elizabeth (Dale) Motsinger of Marion; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; stepsons, Frank (Ruth) Grout of Berthoud, Colo., Harry (Susan) Grout of Erie, Colo., Charles (Olga) Grout of Pearsall, Texas, and John Grout of Denver, Colo.; stepdaughter, Janet Offerdahl of Longmont, Colo.; eight step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-greatgrandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addtion to her husbands, Alice was preceded in death by her parents; sister Dorothy Doss; brother Glenn Shearburn; and stepdaughter June Grout.
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points as an alum, because he continued to play with the pep band all the years that his children were members of the CHS band program.” Peters also mentioned Kenyon and other “Band Dads” for establishing the tradition of being on the band trailer crew. “Tim has always been an amazing friend of not only the CHS band program, but to the entire Creston instrumental music family,” Peters said. For Kenyon, a professed “Type A workaholic,” it’s been a labor of love. After graduating from Creston High School in 1976, he continued playing trumpet in college with the University of Iowa jazz band, and later with the University of Iowa Medical School jazz band, for which he took some razzing from his law school classmates. Kenyon has also regularly played “Taps” at local Memorial Day programs with either his brother, Skip, or son, Alex. Tim and wife Barbara Kenyon were honored, along with a group of other CHS parents, with “Friends of Fine Arts” awards in 2007 for their volunteer service while their children were students. Daughter Elizabeth has followed her father’s footsteps. She is a recent graduate of the UI Law School and this summer passed the bar exam. “Rick Shelton spearheaded the job of fundraising for our first band trailer,” Kenyon said. “Until then they had rented a U-Haul truck. We got it done. It was a gift to the school, all through donations. As soon as we
Sept. 23, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Creston William T. “Bill” Brown- Pearson Family Funeral Ser- Continued from Page 1 rigg, 80, of Creston died vice, 809 W. Montgomery St. will be printed at Creston Publishing Company and distributed by CNA carriers. Des Moines Area (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Subscription specials are Community College Boone, Carroll, Newton, available. DES MOINES — Nearly Urban and West campuses. New subscribers can buy 650 students graduated afAnne Heiser of Creston one month for $13.50 and ter the summer semester received a degree in medi- get one month free. from Des Moines Area cal insurance and coding. The offer is valid today Community College’s through Oct. 4 by stop-
“I like to help the community deal with these situations by working with the police, to right the wrong, and sometimes it means getting their stuff back.” — Tim Kenyon
Union County Attorney
got it, everybody realized how wonderful it was.” Kenyon became a “roadie” for the band, helping to load and unload the band’s equipment for weekend contests in the fall. “It would last from 6 in the morning until midnight maybe, especially at (West Des Moines) Valleyfest,” Kenyon said. “But we all had a lot of fun with it.” The original trailer, along with so many memento photographs inside, was blown away in the April 2012 tornado, but insurance allowed for a replacement trailer. Mock trial Kenyon first got involved in helping middle school TAG (Talented and Gifted) students prepare for mocktrial competition in the late 1980s, well before his own children were in school. “Working with Lauris Heinzel to help the kids for mock trial was very near and dear to my heart,” Kenyon said. “I did it for at least 10 years. They felt like they wanted to do something for me, but I can’t accept gifts as an elected official. So, lo and behold, I find out in 1998 that I was going to receive a Governor’s Volunteer Award for my work in mock trial. That still means a lot to me.” His work at Southwestern Community College began as an emergency “fill-
in” for a local attorney who moved to another community, in the middle of a semester of teaching business law at SWCC. He got a call from a longtime friend from his Creston High School days, Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC president. “I finished that semester, and I realized that I liked it,” Kenyon said. “I taught some psychology courses, taught for a time for Buena Vista classes, and now I’m teaching business law and a new criminal-law class. I was on the curriculum committee for that.” Meanwhile, he remains busy prosecuting Union County criminal cases, as well as representing all Union County offices and elected officials. He has also served other counties as a special prosecutor, and is past president (2010) of the Iowa County Attorney Association. He said it’s not always easy to prosecute cases in his hometown, a small enough community that it’s not unusual to be familiar with the parties involved. Since the office is full time — he has no duties representing anyone in private practice — he’s able to avoid conflicts of interest in most cases. “I try to deal with the behaviors, I don’t judge people,” Kenyon said. “You deal with it objectively. I
have this overriding sense of fairness and justice, but I also like to help people.” Helping them, he said, in some cases means serving time in jail, or in a rehabilitation facility. It also means helping victims of crime. “I like to help the community deal with these situations,” Kenyon said, “by working with the police, to right the wrong, and sometimes it means getting their stuff back. I’ve been blessed to work with some really good people to accomplish those things.” His only assistant in the office that handles 200 prosecutions a year is Teri Siddens, legal secretary and office manager. The work remains a passion, and he has no regrets about building the career in his hometown. “I was very fortunate in high school. I had the benefit of great people helping me,” he said. “(Principal and baseball coach) Ron Levine, (instructors) Chuck Eilers, Dave Rissler and Dick Bauman, just to name a few. And the neat thing is, I still get to work with great people.” Wednesday: The late Curt Olson, longtime assistant principal and activities director, inducted as Distinguished Faculty.
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Understanding the difference between Medicare and the marketplaces By Ron Pollack, executive director, Families USA
If you have Medicare, you may be confused by the buzz surrounding the launch of the new health insurance marketplaces, which are part of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). What do these marketplaces mean for you? It’s important to understand that Medicare and the marketplaces are entirely separate. If you have Medicare, you should make the same kinds of decisions about your Medicare coverage that you make every year during open enrollment. You should not sign up for a marketplace plan. But if you know people who don’t have insurance, they should look into this new option. Here are some frequently
asked questions about Medicare and the marketplaces: Q: If I have Medicare, should I look for insurance in my state’s marketplace? A: No. The marketplaces are intended to help people who don’t have health insurance. If you have Medicare, you already have health insurance. You should make the same kinds of decisions about your Medicare coverage that you make ever year. Q: If I have Medicare, do I need to worry about the new requirement to have health insurance? A: No. If you have Medicare, you already meet the requirement that people have insurance starting in 2014. This is true even if you have only Medicare Part A. You do not need to buy any supplemental coverage to comply with anything in the Affordable Care Act.
Q: So what should I do about my Medicare coverage? A: Similar to last year’s schedule, Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. During Medicare open enrollment, you can decide whether to change plans, join a new plan, or keep the same Medicare coverage you have. If you have a Medicare Advantage or Part D prescription drug plan, you should check to see if your plan will be changing in 2014, and you should assess whether your medication needs have changed. If you have traditional Medicare, you can think about whether you want to join a Medicare Advantage plan. And thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Part D drug coverage will continue to improve in 2014, and Medicare will continue to cover most preventive benefits with no copayments.
You can learn about your Medicare choices by going to the Medicare website at www.medicare.gov or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE. For personalized counseling, ask for a referral to your local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Q: What if I have Medicare and someone tells me I need to get a new plan because of Obamacare? A: This is not true. Watch out! Dishonest people may try to take advantage of consumers by telling them they need to buy a plan when they don’t need to. In fact, it is against the law for anyone to sell you a marketplace plan if he or she knows you have Medicare. Also, remember that Medicare supplemental (“Medigap”) plans are not sold through the marketplaces. Never give your Medicare number or Medicare card to some-
one you don’t know. You can report suspected Medicare fraud at www.StopMedicareFraud.gov. Q: What about people I know who do not have Medicare or other health insurance? A: There is good news for these folks! People who do not have insurance will be able to buy health plans through the marketplaces, or they may qualify for expanded Medicaid. Coverage starts Jan. 1. Many people will also be eligible for financial assistance to help pay their premiums. These folks include early retirees who are waiting for Medicare coverage, or they could be your adult children or grandchildren. Help your friends and loved ones by letting them know they have new options. They can learn what’s available by going to www.healthcare.gov or calling 1-800-318-2596.
Pope Francis said he’ll review priest celibacy rules HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody? President Obama vowed Friday to veto a government funding bill that defunds ObamaCare. We’re out of money in six days. The most embarrassing part is, by next week, our government could be shut down and Bashar al-Assad’s government could still be working. Alabama’s Nick Saban’s agent reportedly talked to Texas about taking the Texas job next year. What a war that’d start. Oklahoma State might stop denying they provided sex for freshman recruits and start advertising that they provide sex for freshman recruits. Miley Cyrus’s fiance broke up with her due to her number at the MTV Awards when she twerked with her tongue hanging out. To save her career, she needs a disease to overcome. We’d all have to tone down our Miley Cyrus jokes if it turns out she has epilepsy. Grand Theft Auto’s new video game made eight hundred million dollars Friday. You steal a car and begin a road trip through car crashes, shootings, boat sinkings, and burning buildings. If you play Grand Theft Auto backwards, it’s called Insurance Company. The Powerball Lottery numbers were drawn and one person in South Carolina won the four hundred million dollar grand prize Friday. There’s more. To keep up with the changing times, the Pow-
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erball will give participation trophies to everyone who played. Pope Francis said he’ll review priest celibacy rules and urged the church to ease up on gay issues and abortion. He added that atheists may get into heaven. With each passing day this pope sounds less like a Bishop of Rome and more like your old pot dealer. GOP former House leader Tom DeLay’s money laundering conviction was overturned in Texas Friday. The ordeal made him a better man. He remained free on bail during four years of appeal, time which he spent in Austin crusading for laws against prison rape. Russia’s president Vladimir Putin announced Friday he may run for a fourth term as president of Russia. He said he will listen to the people. In Russia’s last election, it’s widely believed that Vladimir Putin won over sixty percent of the vote, but who’s counting. Chicago reported another round of shootings Friday that put the Windy City number one statistically in homicides nationally. They replaced New York as America’s murder capital. That’s surprising because New York has twice the number of NFL teams as Chicago.
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meet. It seems to me as if Creston has failed to reach out to those in need. To be quite honest, I am ashamed of myself for not reaching out to the Bill’s and the homeless of Creston. With all of our resources in Creston, there is no reason why
tor their family’s survival. You may portray either a historical child or a fictional child living in the era of the American Revolution. The title for the grades 9-12 contest is: “How Do Americans View Christopher Columbus and George Washinton?” Topic: Both of these men are considered heroes from whose lives Americans can draw beneficial lessons. Discuss the similarities and differences between the ways in which Christopher Columbus and George Washington dealt with and overcame the challenges and adversities they faced. What can Americans apply to their own lives from the experiences of these men? A $10 cash gift, a medal and a
certificate will be awarded to the local winner in each of the five through eight grade levels and also to the winner of the Christopher Columbus essay contest. Winning entries will then be sent to the state society. State level winners will be chosen there and forwarded on to the district and national contests. This is a good learning experience for students. It is open to all students in public and private schools and also to those who are home-schooled. The deadline for entries is Dec. 16 and should he sent to Bonnie Riepe at the address below. For more information and a copy of the rules, please contact: Bonnie Riepe, 2537 Nuthatch Ave., Afton, IA 50830, 641-3462566, email@example.com.
Creston News Advertiser Tuesday, September 24, 2013
West, Crill wed in June ceremony
Sims, Schulte wed in June ceremony
CORNING — Lara Marie West and Chase Deane Crill, both of Carl, were married June 22 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Corning. The bride is the daughter of Kathryn West of Prescott and Tim West of Winterset. The groom is the son of Jeff and Martha Crill of Corning. The Rev. Lazarus Kirigia officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. Music was provided by pianist Marilea Mullen of Corning and vocalist Lincoln Decklever of Des Moines, cousin of the groom. Readers were Tim and Kathy Ennis of Corning, the couple’s sponsors from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. The bride was escorted down the aisle and given away by her brother Taylor West. She wore a floorlength, sleeveless, off-white gown made of tulle and floral lace with a sheer bateau neckline. The floral lace was accented with beads that reached the train of the dress with a mermaid skirt. The bride wore a veil made of tulle with a thin satin cord detail. She carried a bouquet of light yellow hydrangeas accented by handmade pendants of her late brother Dane West and grandfather John T. Moore. Maid of honor was Cassidy Stroud of Waterloo. Bridesmaids were Trina Day of Camden Point, Mo., and Sydney Wasteney of Waukee, both cousins of the bride, Katie Hogan of Osceola and Amanda Jaramillo Ayon of Waukee. Bridesmaids wore floorlength sleeveless yellow lux chiffon gowns with blouson bodice and cowl necklines accented with chunky ivory pearl necklaces. The bouquets consisted of cream hydrangeas with burlap detail. Best man was Clay Mercer of Brooks. Groomsmen were Brandyn Crill and Clint Crill, brothers of the groom, Taylor West, brother of the bride, all of Prescott, and James Houck of Corning. Ushers were Brant McCuen of Corning, Tyler Dykstra of Paullina, Nick Meyer of Des Moines and Derek Wilkerson of Adel. Groomsmen and ushers wore gray vests with ivory shirts, yellow ties matching the bridesmaids and gray pants. Flower girl was Raegan Kinsella of Creston, and ring bearer was Jensen Waigand of Afton, both cousins of the bride. Candle lighters were Hunter Crill of Prescott, nephew of the groom, and Jackson Kinsella, cousin of the bride.
Diana Louise Sims and Nicholas Dean Schulte were married June 8 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sims of Kingwood, Texas. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Schulte of Creston. The Revs. William Richter Jr., and Paul Brinsden from the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Kingwood,Texas, officiated the double ring ceremony. Readings were provided by Brinsden and Carol Sims, aunt of the bride. The bride wore her mother’s 1972 wedding dress for the ceremony. In keeping with the patriotic theme of the wedding, the bridesmaids wore blue dresses and carried red bouquets. Matron of honor was Anastasia Moore. Bridesmaids were Courtney Norton, Katelyn Ebdon, Brittney Mikkelson and Meghann Kosman. Best man was Russell Finehout. Groomsmen were Sean Walters, Adam Mikkelson and Michael Carnivale. The bridal party traveled to the ceremony in a vintage trolley car, and the bride and groom traveled in a classic white Rolls Royce. Dr. Stacy Norton and her daughter Courtney Norton hosted a bridal shower and manicure/pedicure at
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Guest book attendants were Ansley Waigand of Afton and Mason Kinsella of Creston, both cousins of the bride. Immediately after the wedding, there was a reception held at Supertel in Creston. Tables were accented with centerpieces of mason jars filled with sliced lemons and cream hydrangeas. The ceiling was also decorated. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom the night before the wedding at Happy Hallow Country Club in Corning. Reception hosts were Jerry and DeeAnne Warren of Clive, aunt and uncle of the groom, and Mike and Janette Day of Camden Point, Mo., aunt and uncle of the bride. Cake servers were Kathy Morgan of Corning and Nona Firch of Bridgewater. There was a candle lighted at the altar in memory of the bride’s brother Dane West and grandfather John T. Moore, and the groom’s grandmother Ruby Crill and great-grandmother Merle Crill. The bride graduated from Grand View University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital in Corning as a registered nurse. The groom graduated from Iowa State University
with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural studies and a minor in agronomy. He is currently employed with Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Division of Soil Conservation in Corning as a state technician in Adams County. After the wedding, the couple left for a honeymoon in Montezuma, Costa Rica. They stayed in a bungalow along the Pacific Coast and rainforest. The couple reside in Carl.
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Moody Gardens Spa. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at Fish City on the Galveston seawall. A reception was hosted by the bride’s parents at Moody Gardens Aquarium. Music was provided by Dynamic Entertainment, photos were by Barron and
Barron Photography. The bride serves in the United States Marine Corps. The groom served for five years and is employed as an IT consultant for the United States Marine Corps. The couple reside in Woodbridge, Va., and plan a honeymoon to Greece.
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The Holidays will be upon us soon. Do you have a favorite pie recipe to share? • • •
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The family of Betty Seley is hosting an open house in honor of her 90th birthday. The open house will be 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28 at Hotel Greenfield, 110 E. Iowa St., Greenfield.
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Send in your favorite pie recipe for fruit, cream, other or most unique. The CNA staff will select the TOP 10 recipes. The TOP 10 will be contacted and asked to bring in their favorite pie to the Holiday to Holiday Extravaganza for competition. The TOP 3 entries in each category will receive FREE tickets to the Holiday to Holiday Extravaganza. A panel of local celebrity judges will select the winners at 6:00 P.M. Winners will receive a gift basket.
Entry Information Entry must include: - list ingredients with measurements in order of use - include step-by-step preparation and cooking directions - include entrant name, complete address with zip code, phone or cell number so we can contact you if your recipe is chosen Recipes must be received by close of business day Monday, October 7. Send recipes to Creston News Advertiser, P.O. Box 126, Creston, IA 50801; drop them by our office during normal business hours or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bedridden person can ring the bell Dear Heloise: My sisterin-law was BEDRIDDEN, and my brother-in-law had just retired and had lots to do around the house. Every time he would go outside, she would call him. Sometimes he couldn’t hear her, so he couldn’t go out to the garage. We bought them a batterypowered doorbell and had him put the doorbell ringer on her headboard. One bell was in the back family room, and the other in the garage. When she needed him, she just pushed the doorbell ringer, and he could come running. It was such a blessing to both of them. — Marianne D. in Kansas This is a good hint for anyone who is a nurse to someone who’s sick at home. With cold and flu season coming up, I’d say it’s time to buy a cheap doorbell! — Heloise VINEGAR SPRAY Dear Heloise: I love cleaning with vinegar, and I keep a spray bottle of one-third white vinegar and two-thirds water by my kitchen sink for cleaning raw vegetables. I even spray it on the outside of melons before slicing them. — Cathie in Amarillo, Texas Cathie, vinegar is a good cleaner for many things. However, the Food and Drug Administration states that running water and a good rub-
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You’re full of bright ideas today. That’s why this is a strong day for those of you who sell, market, teach, act or write for a living. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Trust your moneymaking ideas today, because they might be worth serious consideration. It never hurts to run it up the flagpole to see if anyone salutes. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The Moon is in your sign today, which makes you more emotional than usual. However, it also can bring you some extra good luck. Yay! CANCER (June 21 to July 22) This is a good day to look for answers or find solutions to old problems. Any research you do will yield productive results. (You also might discover secrets.) LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Conversations with females will be upbeat and pleasant today. Share your hopes and dreams for the future with someone, because this person’s feedback could help you. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Personal details about your private life might be made public today, especially in the eyes of people in authority. Be aware of this, in case you need to do some damage control. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Try to do something different today because you want adventure and a chance to learn something new. Take a different route to or from work. Go someplace different for lunch. Live it up a little! SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Focus on wrapping up loose ends regarding inheritances, shared property, insurance matters, taxes and debt. You’ll feel better if you can get some of this out of the way. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Be tolerant and ready to compromise with others today because you actually have no choice. In two weeks, others will have to come to you hat in hand. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Make a to-d list and get started today, because you want to feel productive, efficient and effective in whatever you do. You want to get better organized! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb.
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bing are all that’s required for cleaning fruits and vegetables. Your spray will kill some bacteria, but be sure to rinse all items well before serving. Vinegar is a must in every kitchen, which is why I wrote my pamphlet Heloise’s Fantabulous Vinegar Hints and More! To receive a copy, send $5 and a long, self-addressed, stamped (66 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Vinegar, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. Vegetables wilted? Place them in the refrigerator in a mixture of 1 quart of cold water and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar. — Heloise PRETTY POTTED PLANTS Dear Heloise: I lose plant markers or they blow away. I can’t always tell the difference between the herbs just by looking. My daughter thought it’d be cute for all the pots to be the same, so we painted them with black chalkboard paint. We then used chalk to label each pot with the plant name and other important in(c)2013 by King Features formation. Luckily, you can’t lose the marker if it IS the pot! Syndicate Inc.
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Horoscope 18) A playful day! Enjoy sports events, movies, the theater, vacations, social diversions and playful times with children. Make time for fun. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You might want to cocoon at home today, because being around familiar things will comfort you. Family discussions with a female relative could be important. YOU BORN TODAY You have a tough work ethic. You’re disciplined, committed and hardworking, because you want
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Adair-Guthrie Prepares created as health care coalition The coalition was formalized in June and includes Adair County Memorial Hospital, Adair County Home Care, Guthrie County Public Health and Nursing Services and Guthrie County Hospital with Adair/Guthrie Emergency Management as founding partner. Adair County Board of Supervisors will serve as fiscal agent for grants awarded to the coalition. The grant contract was finalized Sept. 18. The hospital and public health members of the coalition will be able to receive reimbursement for time and supplies used to improve their disaster capabilities and training. The members of the coalition have worked together on several events and projects over the years. Some of the more recent projects have included an
exercise with Iowa Disaster Medical Assistance Team during the 2013 Guthrie River Ruckus, the purchase and training on volunteer management and credentialing equipment, assisted in sponsoring an emergency operations/incident command post interface class for local responders and elected officials in August and education/awareness for the Adair/Guthrie emergency notification system. Stephanie Claussen of Adair County Home Care is serving as the coalition chairman, and Lisa Chiodo of Guthrie County Public Health and Nursing Services is the vice chairman. The coalition is looking for county and community contacts to help work on program and planning requirements. If interested, contact Claussen at 641-743-6173 or Chiodo at 641-747-3972.
Tickling the ivories: As
Gavin Millslagle, 7, of Creston plays a colorful piano outside Upper Crust Saturday, he says it is his first time playing. The purpose of the Creston:Arts Piano Project is to bring spontaneous music making to uptown and expose people, particularly children, to an instrument they might not otherwise have access to.
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GREENFIELD — Beginning fiscal year 2013, the Centers for Disease Control preparedness grants made available to hospitals and county public health agencies through the Iowa Department of Public Health became a competitive grant for the first time. Instead of allocating an amount to each entity individually, only a formalized “health-care coalition” was able to apply for funds. Adair-Guthrie Prepares coalition applied for a hospital and public health preparedness grant in July and was notified of an award totaling $51,567. The coalition was formed, in part, because Adair and Guthrie counties share an emergency management coordinator, Robert Kempf, and had already been working together on different projects.
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B&B Cabaret Singers to perform Oct. 4 CORNING — B&B Cabaret Singers will perform an eclectic show of Broadway musical numbers from more than forty Broadway shows 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave., Corning. The program includes hits from standards like “Oklahoma” and “My Fair Lady” to current popular shows, such as “Jersey Boys” and “Wicked.” B&B Cabaret Singers began 10 years ago when they were invited to perform at the Iowa State Fair. Brenda McConahay, accompanist and founder of the group, gathered six performers from her experiences at the Ingersoll Dinner Theatre in Des Moines. Though the theatre closed in 2004, the group has continued their performances and friendships since their formation. The group
includes Preshia Paulding, Anita Smith, Erin McNallyPoché, Robert Poché, Larry Mahlstedt and Kevin Spire. McConahay continues to organize the group and accompany them. The six actors represent 14 area Des Moines theatres and hundreds of productions. Their performances have embodied drama, children’s theatre, Shakespeare, impersonations, comedy, improv and musical theatre. Currently Contributed photo Paulding is playing Golde in B&B Cabaret Singers, pictured here, will perform Oct. 4 the Des Moines Playhouse at Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave., production of “Fiddler on the Corning. Roof.” Mahlstedt was in the nity College for many years. at the Adams Community Christmas production of “The She was also a radio broad- Chamber or State Bank of Sound of Music.” caster for KMA radio for six Brooks or by calling the opera McConahay has personal years as “Brenda Kay.” house at 641-418-8037. ties to southwest Iowa, as she Tickets are $15 for adults For more information folgrew up in Clarinda, where and $6 for students at the low the Corning Opera House her father was the choral mu- door. Or save money by pur- Facebook page or visit www. sic director of the high school chasing early for $13 or $6 CorningOperaHouse.com. and Iowa Western Commu-
CROP Walk set for Oct. 6 The 2013 CROP Walk for World Hunger will be held 3 p.m. Oct. 6. Participants will meet at the gazebo south of the Greater Regional Medical Arts Plaza at 2:30 p.m. for registration. The walk will take place in and around McKinley Park with participants choosing a two-, four- or six-mile route. The CROP Hunger Walk is an annual fall event sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance. Twenty-five percent of the money raised from the CROP Walk will remain in Union County to help the needy. The Ministerial Alliance will distribute Union County’s portion of the walk to individuals in need of food. Thrivent Financial has pledged $600 in matching funds for the project. “This year we are adding a canned food drive in addition to collecting monetary donations,” said Lynne Schlaht, who along with her husband John, are coordinators of this year’s walk. “Many people have told us that they wanted to do more locally, so we thought a canned food drive for MATURA was a good idea.”
Canned goods may be brought to Hy-Vee or Fareway Oct. 5 and left with CROP Walk volunteers who will be collecting cash donations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last year, $533.83 was collected on the Saturday before the CROP Walk. Those not participating in the walk may drop off canned goods at the gazebo from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 6. “If you can’t make it to the CROP Walk on October 6, you can still collect pledges and walk on a different day,” said Schlaht. “If you can only walk a mile or less, that’s OK. The point is to walk however long you can. We walk because so many people around the world have to walk miles to get food, water and medical supplies.” Healthy snacks and bottled water will be provided before and after the walk by Fareway and Hy-Vee. In case of rain, walkers may use the walking track at the YMCA. To obtain a pledge envelope and more information, contact John and Lynne at 782-2400 or local churches. A record total of $7,058.84 was raised in 2012. This year’s goal is to surpass last year’s total.
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Jackman leaves lasting impact on Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS — Residents, particularly those involved with bringing actor Hugh Jackman to town, are basking in the afterglow of Saturday night’s red carpet event. Jackman offered a premiere of his most recent film, “Prisoners,” and a screening of another, “The Wolverine,” in the historic Metropolitan Theatre. About 300 ticket holders got in, generating about $20,850 for the Ellsworth Municipal Hospital Foundation. Even before the Hollywood searchlights on Washington Avenue stopped sweeping the sky, though, at least a few folks in the crowd were already wondering what might come next now that Hollywood knows how to find Iowa Falls. It’s a legitimate question considering Patrick Whitesell, a native of Iowa Falls, is Jackman’s agent. Whitesell and his father, Jack, recently pulled the historic building out of bankruptcy, investing about $500,000 in a renovation project. Whitesell’s day job, however, is co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor, a leading firm in the entertainment industry. The megafirm started in 2009 with the merger of the William Morris Agency and Endeavor Agency. Besides Jackman, the new venture and Whitesell also represent plenty of other A-list actors. They reportedly include Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jennifer Garner, Denzel Washington, Kevin Costner, Jude Law and Jake Gyllenhaal, according to the International Entertainment Buyers Association, a nonprofit trade organization. Whitesell only smiled as he walked Saturday night from Estes Park to downtown Iowa Falls, declining comment on what, if any, other events are on the horizon. At his side, besides Jackman, were his 85-year-old father, Jack; wife, Lauren Sanchez; and 24-year-old son, Schuyler.
Jackman, though, threw out a couple of intriguing possibilities. “I might buy a place here,” he told one television news crew. “I’m a bit of a country boy at heart,” Jackman said earlier. “I’ve never felt so welcome in any town.” Jackman traveled with his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, and their children, Oscar, 13, and Ava, 8, to the event -- a rarity, he said. They arrived in Iowa Falls about 2 p.m. and spent part of the day fishing. Jackman caught a catfish, though it was nothing to brag about, he said. “It was definitely a throw-back situation,” Jackman added. The power family seemed to enjoy what small-town Iowa offered, according to City Manager Jody Anderson. So much so, Oscar Jackman apparently opted out of seeing Dad’s movies and walking the red carpet. The young man kept fishing. “He hates this stuff,” Jackman said. Buying property in Franklin County was perhaps primarily a bit of endearing wit. Jackman’s other suggestion may prove more plausible: an annual film festival at the Metropolitan Theatre. Jackman dropped the idea during another interview on the red carpet, elaborating on the evening’s theme of preserving the movie-going experience. Multiple times he endorsed the Metropolitan as a shining example. “It’s a beautiful building and a beautiful theater. It should be celebrated and it should be saved,” Jackman said. —————— ©2013 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) Visit Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) at www.wcfcourier. com Distributed by MCT Information Services
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Special Events Employment IOWA'S LARGEST ARTS & Crafts Show, Sept. 27-29, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines. Fri. 5-9, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4. 300 Talented Exhibitors. $6/Adm. Fantastic Shopping Event. 563-652-4529
Business Services ATTENTION! BE WORRY FREE! Ron & Dora's Handyman Service provides yard mowing, snow removal and landscaping, house/property clean up. Also buy-out Estates and storage units! Call for any questions, Ron 641-782-0521 or Dora 641-782-0520.
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Temporary Library Aide
Lenox Municipal Utilities
is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in all divisions of the utilities (electric, water, and communications) in a full-time position. Pay will be commensurate to work experience and education. Because of on-call duties, applicant should be willing to relocate if hired. Pre-employment drug testing required. Applications are available at the Lenox Municipal Utilities office (641-333-2550), or resumes may be mailed to Lenox Municipal Utilities, 205 South Main, Lenox, Iowa 50851. Deadline is October 4, 2013. LMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply in person by Sept. 30 at Gibson Memorial Library 200 W Howard, Creston, IA
Part-Time Supported Employment Driver and Janitorial Supervisor Substitute
Innovative Industries has an opening for a part-time supported employment driver/ janitorial supervisor sub for approximately 12 hours every other weekend or could turn into every weekend. Applicants will be responsible for transporting individuals to and from work. Vehicle is provided. A janitorial supervisor sub is needed to work some nights supervising a cleaning crew of consumers when the supervisor is absent. Must pass a drug screen and physical. A chauffeur’s license and good driving record are required. Competitive wage offered.
Apply at Innovative Industries 215 N. Walnut Creston, Iowa
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2008 FORD F350 Real Estate Super Duty, 4x4, 85,000 miles with vesler bale bed, Afton, 641-344HOUSE FOR SALE BY 0755. Owner in Creston, 3bedroom, 2 bath, 2-stoFor Rent ry, full unfinished basement, 2-1/2 car garage, land involves 3 lots, 3 BEDROOM HOME in walking trail behind, Creston, 306 N. Vine, near hospital and high $475/mo. plus deposit school, selling as-is 641and utilities, no pets, 641-344-8090; 515-401-6616. 369-4914.
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LIBRARY TABLE, 2 BEDROOM APART$15.00; table lamp, MENT appliances in$5.00; 641-782-2677. cluded, coin operated washer and dryer, no 12 CUP COFFEE MAK- pets, no smoking, ER, $5.00; Coleman $550/mo. plus deposit, cooler $10.00; Ben 702 S. Poplar, Franklin elec. heater, 515-321-8247. used very little, $40.00; 641-202-7047. CLEAN, EFFICIENCY APARTMENT, stove and RED WOOL COAT WITH refrigerator furnished, hood, size M (misses 8- 641-344-2242. 10), knee-length, excellent condition, $30.00 3 BEDROOM HOUSE in 641-782-7169 Creston, no smoking, no pets, deposit and refAutos erences required, 641202-7004 after 4PM.
NOW HIRING REGIONAL & OTR DRIVERS! Experienced drivers average $.45 CPM (loaded/empty), Accessorial Pay, Consistent Miles, Safety Bonus, Paid Vacation, Home Every Week. No Hazmat. Excellent Benefits. CDL-A Required. Call '07 CHRYSLER TOWN/ today! 800-362-3137 x5 COUNTRY, 77k miles, stow/N-seats, good condition, $7450 Help Wanted might trade down, OBO, 641– Wait Staff – 782-5753.
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The door of Heaven... must have swung open wide when such a good man stepped through ...imagine the joyful smile and hearty handshakes. The first words that must have greeted him “well done my good and faithful servant.” We were blessed by his presence on Earth and we’ll be blessed when we see him again... — in memory of —
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Auction Calendar Complete sale information is published in the Wednesday edition of the Creston News Advertiser and/or the Southwest Iowa Advertiser
Sat. Sept. 28- 11:00AM Rural Creston, IA. Household, Collectibles, Tractors, Farm Machinery and Livestock Equipment Robert and Shirley Lininger. Auctioneers: Darwin West, Tom Frey, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren. Sun. Sept. 29- 11:30AM Afton, IA. Household, Collectibles, Furniture and tons of Fabric for Berniece Burchett Rusher and daughters, Margena Miller and Deb Tjelmeland. Auctioneers: Tom Frey, Darwin West, Todd Crill. Thur. Oct. 3- 5:00PM Creston, IA. Real Estate, Tools, Misc., Lawn Mower, Modern Furniture, Appliances and Household Goods for Katheryn G. Burghoffer conservatorship. Auctioneers: Tom Frey, Darwin West, Todd Crill. Sun. Oct. 6- 11:00AM Creston, IA. Household Items, Tools, Lawn Equipment for Irma Roberts. Auctioneers: Tom Frey, Darwin West, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren. Advertise your auction in the CNA Classifieds and we will include it in our “Auction Calendar.”
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Deadline to submit resume is October 11, 2013
FOR SALE 99,500
1010 W. Montgomery • Creston 2 story, 4BR 1 3/4 baths, formal dining area, new roof, new kitchen, remodeled bath, newer hot water heater, large double garage all located on 100x125 lot.
Next ClASS: Tues, Oct. 8th, 2013 • 6-9pm Supertel Hotel
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Creston Nursing & Rehab Center is looking for a
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Creston Nursing & Rehab Center 1001 Cottonwood, Creston, IA
Diane Poore • 641.202.0072 (Broker)
Julia Ellis • 515.494.9264
106 S. Sumner Ave • Creston
CMC-Dalton Ag Products, manufacturer of fertilizer application equipment, is accepting applications for a Maintenance Technician and a Shipping/Receiving Clerk.
1417 150th Street • Creston 1200 sq. ft. log home located 1 1/2 miles from Creston city limits located on 3.03 acres. This home includes open floor plan + full finished basement. Large master bedroom, very large bath on main floor + 3/4 bath in basement, main floor laundry, Hickory cabinets, 3 car garage.
Maintenance applicants must have previous experience working in industrial maintenance, basic welding, forklift maintenance, light automotive, and ability to multi-task efficiently. Shipping/Receiving applicants must have a HS Diploma/GED. Previous experience in agricultural parts a plus. This position is responsible for efficiently and accurately receiving, processing and shipping all parts for the company, and handling UPS and truck freight daily.
If you are interested in joining a company with proven stability and growth as well as great benefits which include uniforms, insurance, retirement and overtime, apply now at
(Hwy. 34 and S. Cherry Street)
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1 story, 3BR home, 1 + 3/4 + 1/2 baths, formal dining area, newer furnace, tankless hot water heater, covered patio and single attached garage.
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904 James Ridge • Creston 1 story 4 bedroom home, 1 + 3/4 + 3/4 baths, main floor laundry, tile floors thru out basement, 2 gas fireplaces, 3 car garage. 1670 sq. ft. on main floor + full basement located next to hiking trail.
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All of the above homes have too many features to advertise so please make an appointment to view these homes to see all the great things.
Creston News Advertiser Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Miscellaneous TO OUR READERS Creston Publishing Company does not knowingly accept advertising which is in violation of the law. We do not knowingly accept advertising that is fraudulent or has malicious intent. While we attempt to screen advertising with potential of fraud, it is impossible to screen all potential problems. We strongly encourage readers to exercise caution and common sense, particularly when dealing with unfamiliar companies.
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Osceola Food, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of a Fortune 500 Company is seeking smokehouse technicians for our second and third shifts. Successful applicants must have excellent communication skills, and have good math skills. This position requires successful completion of a math competency exam. Successful candidates will work in our modern food processing facility located in Osceola, Iowa, and enjoy competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plans. Additional benefits include 401k with company matching and quarterly Pay for Performance bonuses.
Please stop by your nearest Workforce Development Center to fill out an application. Applications can also be picked up at Osceola Foods and mailed back to Brent Banwart, 1027 Warren Ave. Osceola, IA. 50213
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Osceola Foods is seeking a Quality Control Auditor for our second shift. Successful applicants must have excellent communication skills, and have good math skills. Successful completion of a math examination is required. Prior experience is not required. Successful candidates will work in our modern facility located in Osceola, Iowa and enjoy competitive wages. Osceola Food’s comprehensive benefit package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plans. Additional benefits include 401K with company matching and quarterly Pay For Performance Bonuses.
FERRARA CANDY COMPANY - Creston, Iowa Responsible for ensuring that goods are shipped in the most timely and efficient manner according to documented processes, including planning the transportation route and payload, selecting the mode of transportation, tendering the order for transportation, and tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery all the while targeting cost reduction, freight savings, service and contractual requirements. Minimum of two years logistics experience plus strong computer skills. Minimum of one year SAP experience required. BA/BS in related field or equivalent education/experience. Problem solving skills with the ability to seek alternative solutions for dilemmas and problems. Competitive salary and benefit package.
Please stop by your nearest Workforce Development Center to fill out an application. Applications can also be picked up at Osceola Foods and mailed back to Brent Banwart, 1027 Warren Ave. Osceola, IA. 50213. Applications will be accepted from September 23 thru September 30, 2013 Osceola Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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CMC/Dalton Ag Products
in Lenox, Iowa is currently accepting applications for full-time and temporary
Assemblers, Fabricators and Welders. Assemblers must be able to read a tape measure, be mechanically inclined, and forklift experience a plus.
JOB FAIR Tuesday, ocT. 1sT
Interviews being conducted from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Michael Foods, Inc. in Lenox, Iowa, has immediate opportunities for employment on 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts
Fabricators need to be able to read a tape measure, experience with blueprints, able to lift a minimum of 75 lbs, and previous experience with an iron worker or as a saw operator preferred.
Michael Foods is a diversified food processor and distributor with businesses in egg products, refrigerated grocery products and refrigerated potato products. Previous experience in food manufacturing is not required.
Welders must be experienced and able to read blue prints, MIG welding experience with stainless steel preferred.
We will train people with a solid work history!
Good work history and previous manufacturing experience a plus. We offer competitive wages, benefits, referral bonuses, and overtime.
For further information contact Human Resources at (641) 333-4700 or come to the plant (1009 S. Brooks St.) to apply Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To fill out an application stop by
602 E. Van Buren, Lenox IA from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm or call 641-333-4518 for more information. Pre-employment drug screen and physical required.
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Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Night in Mount Ayr
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Awareness Night: Shown, from left, are Patty Eaton of the Connor Cares Foundation, D.J. Turpen, D.J.’s mother Jessica Woodward, D.J.’s stepfather Eddie Woodward and Chris Eaton of the Connor Cares Foundation at “Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Night” in Mount Ayr. Turpen, 5, of Afton suffers lingering effects of Shaken Baby Syndrome. He was honored at Friday’s Mount Ayr football game, and presented with a football signed by the players. Proceeds from the sale of posters, calendars and shirts went to Turpen’s family. Above right, Turpen points to the speakers at Raider Field as the P.A. announcer tells Turpen’s story.
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September 24, 2013
Small town, big opportunity Mount Ayr’s Sobotka draws interest from D-I schools By SCOTT VICKER
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Mount Ayr senior • Height — 6-2 • Weight — 220 pounds • 40 yard dash — 4.52 seconds • Bench press — 250 pounds • Squat — 485 pounds • Hang clean — 315 pounds • Schools interested — Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, University of Northern Iowa, Northwest Missouri State
MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr senior Jacob Sobotka dreamed of being a football player as a young child. His dream is coming true, as he’s helped lead Mount Ayr to 13 consecutive regular season wins. Last year, he was named to the INA Class 1A All-State first team as a utility player after leading the state in total yards and touchdowns for the Raiders, who bowed out in the state quarterfi- Sobotka nals, just before reaching the UNI-Dome. But, Sobotka’s dream isn’t quite totally fulfilled yet. He still has bigger dreams for after the conclusion to his senior season as a Raider. Sobotka dreams of playing at the next level, in college. And, it seems, that dream will come true. “I’ve always dreamed of playing college football, so it’s great to know I might have an opportunity to do that,” Sobotka said. “Ever since I’ve been a little kid, I’ve wanted to be a football player. Almost every little kid does, dreams of playing with the big boys.”
Big opportunity But, Sobotka said he never imagined he’d have an opportunity to play at the Division I level in college since he’s from a small town and plays for a small school. After his freshman year of high school, he attended a three-day football camp at Iowa State. That’s when the Cyclone coaching staff began to take notice of Sobotka, and when he realized maybe his dream could come true. “After the testing day, when we ran 40s and shuttle and broad jump
CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER
Mount Ayr senior quarterback Jacob Sobotka protects the ball as he runs through the Colfax-Mingo defense during a 61-13 Mount Ayr win Friday night. Sobotka is being recruited by several Division I football programs, as well as Northwest Missouri State.
is when I was first contacted by a coach, just because of the times I ran,” Sobotka said. “Then they watched me the rest of the camp, and liked what they saw.” Iowa State was the first school to
show interest in Sobotka. But after Sobotka attended a camp at the University of Iowa the following year, the Hawkeyes were quick to jump on the Sobotka bandwagon. “That’s one of the most amazing
parts, is that was one of the reasons I never imagined I would even get an opportunity, because I was from such a small school and a small town,” Sobotka said. “To go up to these recruiting things and see all
these kids from the Des Moines area schools, and then I also have seen kids from Eight-Man schools, but I think it really shocked me that I even got a chance and that they even look at these small schools. I was just appreciative of being given that chance, given what kind of school I’m from.” Mount Ayr co-head football coach Delwyn Showalter said it’s been a new experience for one of his players to be recruited by Division I teams. “We’re not in a situation where this happens to us all the time,” Showalter said. “If you’re at a bigger school where you have the D-I coaches coming through all the time, you might get tired of it. We all take a lot of pride in what Jacob has accomplished. We’re excited for him and we’re sort of living vicariously through his experience.” As far as Showalter can remember, the most recent Mount Ayr graduates to play at the Division I level are Clint Riggs (Iowa State) and Scott Solliday (Kansas), who both graduated in 1985, and Ronnie Landphair (Iowa State), who graduated in 1992.
Showalter said it’s easy to see why Please see SOBOTKA, page 4S
NAPA Tradition closes season at ACS By BURTON HEATON Adams Co. Speedway
CNA photo by LARRY PETERSON
Garret Taylor and Trevor Luther (11) look to keep the ball alive for the seniors in their “Volleybrawl” match against the juniors Sunday at Creston High School to kick off homecoming week activities. Behind them are Adam Baker (35) and Brandon Phipps (3). The seniors swept the juniors, 3-0.
CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER
Tackled: Junior Haylee LaMasters (85) runs around the right side of the field, but senior Kim
Alley (33) grabs her flag for a tackle during the Powder Puff football game Sunday at Panther Field. The juniors won the contest 22-16. Also pictured, from left, are Itzayanna Rubio (67), Tanna Smallwood (background) and Olivia Nielsen (11).
CORNING — One hundred and ten drivers from four states made the haul to the Adams County Speedway to vie for their share of over $27,000 in prize money posted for the 16th annual NAPA Tradition. Brett Heeter from Kansas City, Kan., was the feature division stock car winner, leading all 30 laps after having the good fortune of drawing the pole starting position for both his heat race and the feature event. Heeter held off a hard charging ACS regular, Corning’s own Clay Mercer, to get the win by a margin of only .026 seconds. Mercer had started 11th in the field and had worked his way up to second place with 10 laps remaining, but was never able to make the pass for the win. Brad Derry, another ACS regular from Bedford came in third, followed by 2012 Tradition winner Lance Deal of Fort Dodge in fourth. ACS track champion (2011) Jason Rold was fifth and five-time IMCA national champion Jeff Anderson of Atlantic finished sixth. The 25 lap modified feature event was interrupted on lap number 12 when then leader Russell Stewart of Mount Ayr ended his night with his car cartwheeling down the front stretch, landing upsidedown on Ben Wolverton’s machine, and finally coming to rest just shy of the flagstand. Six cars left the race due to damages sustained in the incident, but luckily none of the drivers suffered serious injury. When the racing resumed it was Conception Junction, Missouri’s Kirby
Stiens and Altoona’s John Davis running one and two for the lead. Just after taking the white flag, their cars touched, slowing them just enough that 2013 class champion Brian Foote, who had started 13th in the field of 22, was able to motor around them on the high Foote side and streak to the win. Corning’s Jesse Dennis was able to tail Foote around and finish second while Davis and Stiens finished third and fourth. Harlan’s Brandon Monson rounded out the top five. The 24 lap hobby stock feature event was the marathon race of the evening, being slowed by no less than 12 caution flags, including one red flag period. Kiel Brittain, a young driver from Clarinda, had his race come to an early end on lap number two when a broken wheel in turn two let the car dig in and barrel roll several times. While Brittain walked away unharmed, the race car wasn’t so lucky. On track it was two-time IMCA national champion Shannon Anderson leading from flag to flag after starting outside in the front row. Being up front, Anderson was able to avoid the multiple spins, oil spills, and on-track debris items which brought flagman Daniel Duranceau’s yellow flag out of its holster on a regular basis. The IMCA hobby stocks from around Iowa brought their A-game to Adams County, claiming four of the top five spots in the race. Second through fifth were Jason Fusselman
(Shelby), Devin Smith (Lake City), Andy Davison (Clarinda), and Cody Nielsen (Fort Dodge). Davison was the only ACS regular in the top five. Reigning ACS class champion Jeremy Purdy of Bedford ended with a very respectable sixth-place finish after being shuffled to the back early and battling his way through the mayhem. In the B-mod feature it was Red Oak’s Jerod Weston holding off Essex’s Blain Petersen for the win. Twenty-five b-mods started the feature on a smooth, dry-slick race track and handled the conditions like true professionals with only two cautions slowing the 20 lap event. Weston came from outside row number three to take the lead away from Atlantic’s Ed Hamilton on lap number four and then had to hold off 2013 class champion Jon Plowman until a lap 12 flat tire ended his hopes for victory. Plowman’s exit and a great restart on lap 13 let Petersen move into second place, but he was never able to make it past Weston for the win. At the checkers it was Weston, Petersen, Don Doebelin (Council Bluffs), Josh Cooper (Prescott), and Josh Sink (Stanton). The next action at the Adams County Speedway will be a swap show/ vendor fair to be held on Sunday, Oct. 20. Race car parts and supplies, along with a multitude of other items, will be on hand for the event. Then the 2013 awards banquet will be held at the Cass County Community Center in Atlantic on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Then the 31st consecutive year of NASCAR sanctioned dirt track racing will return to the track next April.
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Southwest Valley 3, before losing to eventual tour- tournament with 40 kills and Panorama 10, nament champion South Cen- 10 aces on 54-of-57 serving. Nodaway Valley 0 MSM 2 CORNING — After Martensdale-St. Marys took the first two sets by scores of 25-22 and 25-17, Southwest Valley battled back to win the final three sets 25-17, 25-19, 15-13 to take the match here Thursday. “It was great to see my kids fight back and not give up after going down two games to none,” head coach Lindsay Wetzel said. “I changed the lineup after game one and I think that helped our offensive and defensive game.” Marie Palmer and Sydney Maynes were both strong at the net, finishing with with 22 kills and 15 kills, respectively. Palmer recorded four total blocks, while Maynes and Marissa Drake each finished with three total blocks. Casaundra Currin led the team with 20 setting assists, while Caitlyn Damewood added 15. Palmer, Mikayla Dolch and Kelsey Means each finished with two aces. Kelsie Kinman led the team with 24 digs, while Sierra Sleep added 15 and Damewood had 12. “Jade Petersen came in off the bench and did a nice job for us in the front row, and Kim Hults also picked up the defense for us after I changed up the lineup,” Wetzel said. “The girls have been working hard since August and all the offseason work is paying off.” Petersen had two blocks and one kill, while Hults had five digs.
Carroll Tourney CARROLL — Nodaway Valley went 2-1 in pool play
tral Calhoun in the semifinals here Saturday. The Wolverines defeated Humboldt 2-1 and Ar-WeVa 2-0 before losing to IKM, Manning 2-1 in pool play. South Central Calhoun, 26-3 for the season, swept the Wolverines in the semis. Megan McIntosh finished with 19 kills for the tournament and Christine Gross added 16. Sidney Hohertz finished with nine and Megan Eblen totaled eight. Josie Carter, Katy Ehrsam and Gross all finished with three aces for the tournament. Carter totaled 34 assists and nine digs. Ehrsam led the Wolverines with 20 digs and Gross finished with 19. “Our girls came out and pushed hard the first two games and we were able to start the day off with two victories,” head coach Hannah West said. “South Central Calhoun was an outstanding team. Our girls did all they could, but we just couldn’t stop their fast-paced offense. Overall, I think we made some big strides and we are all happy with fourth place at a very tough tournament.”
Wayne Tourney CORYDON —Murray went 5-0 at the Wayne Tournament here on Saturday, winning the tournament championship. The Mustangs didn’t lose a single set throughout the tournament, with wins over Melcher-Dallas, Central Decatur, Moravia, Southeast Warren and Moravia a second time. Hannah Barber had a big
She also finished 22-22 in serve receive and had four blocks with 20 digs. Megan Oswald recorded 20 kills and 10 blocks, going 2326 on serve receive and contributing a team-high 22 digs. Cheyanne Ashby finished with 17 kills and nine blocks. Jade Lecy totaled 12 kills and 13 blocks. Kate Patton served 59-of-60 with 11 aces and set 46 assists. The Mustangs, now 10-0 for the season, return to action today at Bussey against Twin Cedars.
EU Invitational AFTON — Shenandoah went 5-0 on the way to a tournament championship of the East Union Invitational Saturday. The Fillies went 3-0 in pool play, taking victories over Winterset, East Mills and Mount Ayr, before topping Lamoni in the semifinals, 2516, 22-25, 17-15. To win the title, the Fillies defeated Martensdale-St. Marys in straight sets, 25-20, 25-19. Martensdale-St. Marys went undefeated in its pool in a field that included Lamoni, East Union and OrientMacksburg. The Blue Devils beat Winterset in the other semifinal.
EU Invitational Blue pool — Shenandoah 3-0, Winterset 2-1, East Mills 1-2, Mount Ayr 0-3. White pool — Martensdale-St. Marys 3-0, Lamoni 2-1, East Union 1-2, Orient-Macksburg 0-3. Notice of Sheriff's and Sale Semifinals — Levy Shenandoah In the Iowa District22-25, Court 17-15; def. Lamoni 25-16, for Union County Martensdale-St. Marys def. State of Iowa Winterset, 27-25, 25-16. Union— County Third place Winterset def. Court No.:25-18. EQCV017198 Lamoni, 25-17, SPECIAL EXECUTION Finals The — Bank Shenandoah def. Plaintiff: of New York MelMartensdale-St. Marys,Association 25-20, lon Trust Company, National 25-19. FKA the Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. As Successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., as Trustee for Ramp 2005RS1 Defendant: Kiesling, Jennifer Lynne FKA Jennifer Lynne Johnson – In Rem Johnson, Root Matthew14-18, Cory – 13,Defendant: Ross 12-15, In Rem Sadie Green Defendant: First10-12, Choice Kinsella Mortgage, Inc. - In Rem 10-15. Attacks (kills): Bulls 1, Defendant: Great Western Bank – in Rem Ross 1. Defendant: Iowa State Savings Bank – Atlantic def. Creston In Rem Defendant: Kinkade Inc. Team Three, 25-8,Industries, 25-7, 25-6. In Rem Serving: Pierson Defendant:Briana Spouse of Matthew 3-6. Cory Johnson, If Any Rem Setting: Jae– InFehrle 3-4 (1), As a result of the judgment rendered in Micha Stephens 3-3case, (1).anPassthe above referenced court execution wasStephens issued by the court to the Sheriff ing: 4-10, Hailey of this county. The execution ordered the Arendt 4-10. rights, Attacks (kills): sale of defendant(s) title, and interest in Real Estate Property to 2. satisfy the Hannah Edmondson judgment. The property to be sold is: Eighth atgrade resultscorner were Commencing the Northwest of the Northwest Quarter of the time. Southwest not available at press Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) of Section Thirty-six (36), Township Seventy-two (72) North, Range Thirty-one (31) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, thence Easterly on the North line of said Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) a distance of 544 feet, thence Southerly on a line parallel with the West line of said tract a distance of 588 feet, thence Westerly 544 feet, thence Northerly on the West line of said tract to the point of beginning; situated in Union County, in the State of Iowa AKA Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) of Section Thirty-six (36), Township Seventy-two (72) North, Range Thirty-one (31) West of the 5th P.M., thence Easterly on the North line of said Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) a distance of 544 feet, thence Southerly on a line parallel with the West line of said tract a distance of 588 feet, thence Westerly 544 feet, thence Northerly on the West line of said tract to the point of beginning Street Address: 2156 high & Dry Rd, Creston, IA 50801 The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale: 10/22/2013 Time of Sale: 10:00 AM Place of Sale: East Steps inside the Union County Courthouse, Creston, Iowa X This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount: $73,260.05 Costs: $9,294.07 Accuring Costs: Plus Interest 7.125% per annum of $73,260.05 from 01/04/2013 until satisfied. Attorney: Petosa, Petosa & Boecker LLP (515) 222-9400 Sheriff: Rick L. Piel Date: 09/09/2013
Middle school volleyball 7th grade Creston seventh-graders won four of nine matches against Atlantic on Thursday. “Not a bad start for our first games of the season,” coach Teri Keeler said. “Serving is a big key at this level.” Creston Team One def. Atlantic 25-13, 25-19, 15-11. Serving (aces): Jaxie Luther 15-17 (13 aces), Taylor Buxton 5-6 (4), Megan Haley 11-13 (5). Setting (assists):
Buxton 17-17 (4), Saige Rice 11-11 (5). Passing: Luther 5-8, Rice 5-9. Attacks (kills): Luther 3, Brielle Baker 3, Haley 2, Buxton 1, Rice 1. Atlantic def. Creston Team Two, 25-14, 23-25, 1614. Serving (aces): Devon NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S Buls 6-9, Laura Weis 7-10, LEVY AND SALE In the Iowa District CourtGrace Breanna Ross 5-9, for Union County Root 9-10, StateMaura of Iowa Kinsella Union County Bulls 144-5. Setting: Devon Court No.: EQCV016997 18 (1),SPECIAL Root 6-7 (1). Passing: EXECUTION Plantiff: Wells Fargo Finanical Bulls 11-16, Laura WeisIowa 11-3 Inc.
vs. Defendant: Geary, Mary K – In Rem Defendant: Geary, Wade J. and Spouse of Wade J. Geary – In Rem Defendant: State of Iowa – In Rem Defendant: Wells Fargo Financial Bank – In Rem Defendant: Southern Iowa Council of Governments/Southern Iowa Development Group – In Rem Defendant: Wells Fargo Financial Acceptance – In Rem Defendant: Creston True Value – In Rem Defendant: City of Creston – In Rem Defendant: LDE Inc – In Rem Defendant: ABA Recovery Services – In Rem Defendant: Hauge Associates Inc – In Rem As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant (s) rights, title, and interest in Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lot Numbered Ten (10) of Block Two (2), Second Northern Addition to Creston, Union County, Iowa. Street Address: 607 N. Elm St., Creston, IA 50801 The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale: 10//222013 Time of Sale: 10:30 AM Place of Sale: East Steps Inside the Union County Courthouse, Creston, Iowa. X This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount: $60,293.83 Costs: $869.71 Accruing Costs: Plus interest 6.25% per annum of $53,861.82 from 08/29/2012 until satisfied. Attorney: David M. Erickson (515) 288-2500 Sheriff: Rick L. Piel Date: 09/12/2013
Public notice Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain Publication Date: 9-24-2013 This is to give notice that The City of Creston has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988 and/or 11990, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management, to determine the potential affect that its activity in the floodplain will have on the human environment for a Sanitary Sewer Project under Potential Community Development Block Grant Funding. The proposed project will consist of cured in place pipe lining.(slip-lining) and spot repairs of approximately 1,595 Linear Feet of 12 pipe and 2,780 Linear Feet of 21 pipe. There will also be approximately 17 manhole rehabilitations. This trunk sewer line infrastructure is experiencing inflow and infiltration, which is affecting the city s ability to meet NPDES Permit limits. The project area will be in less than 1 acre (estimated) of 100 and 500year floodplain area. The proposed project(s) is located at Irving Street (including some open area), bound between Lincoln Street and Oak Street, North on Oak Street, Northeast from the corner of Spencer Street and Oak Street through the 700 block of North Oak and North Elm Streets to Elm Street, and then east through the 700 block of North Elm and North Maple Streets to Maple Street in The City of Creston, Union County. There are three primary purposes for this notice. First, people who may be affected by activities in floodplains and those who have an interest in the protection of the natural environment should be given an opportunity to express their concerns and provide information about these areas. Second, an adequate public notice program can be an important public educational tool. The dissemination of information about floodplains can facilitate and enhance Federal efforts to reduce the risks associated with the occupancy and modification of these special areas. Third, as a matter of fairness, when the Federal government determines it will participate in actions taking place in floodplains, it must inform those who may be put at greater or continued risk. Written comments must be received by The City of Creston at the following address on or before October 9th, 2013: City of Creston City Hall, 116 West Adams Street, P.O. Box 449, Creston, IA 50801 and 641.782.2000, Attention: Warren Woods, Mayor. Comments may also be submitted or further information can be requested via email at email@example.com. A full description of the project may also be reviewed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Creston City Hall, 116 West Adams Street, Creston, Iowa, 50801. NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE In the Iowa District Court for Union County State of Iowa Union County Court No.: EQCV016997 SPECIAL EXECUTION Plantiff: Wells Fargo Finanical Iowa 3 Inc. vs. Defendant: Geary, Mary K – In Rem Defendant: Geary, Wade J. and Spouse of Wade J. Geary – In Rem Defendant: State of Iowa – In Rem Defendant: Wells Fargo Financial Bank – In Rem Defendant: Southern Iowa Council of Governments/Southern Iowa Development
Notice of Sheriff's Levy and Sale In the Iowa District Court for Union County State of Iowa Union County Court No.: EQCV017198 SPECIAL EXECUTION Plaintiff: The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association FKA the Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. As Successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., as Trustee for Ramp 2005RS1 Defendant: Kiesling, Jennifer Lynne FKA Jennifer Lynne Johnson – In Rem Defendant: Johnson, Matthew Cory – In Rem Defendant: First Choice Mortgage, Inc. - In Rem Defendant: Great Western Bank – in Rem Defendant: Iowa State Savings Bank – In Rem Defendant: Kinkade Industries, Inc. In Rem Defendant: Spouse of Matthew Cory Johnson, If Any – In Rem As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) rights, title, and interest in Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) of Section Thirty-six (36), Township Seventy-two (72) North, Range Thirty-one (31) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, thence Easterly on the North line of said Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) a distance of 544 feet, thence Southerly on a line parallel with the West line of said tract a distance of 588 feet, thence Westerly 544 feet, thence Norther-
Motion was made and seconded to adprove the consent agenda, which included approval of minutes of September 3, 2013, journ the meeting. All voted aye. Wagner regular meeting; claims of $181,503.66; and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. liquor license renewals for Choung Gar- Council adjourned at 6:18 p.m. Randy White, Mayor Pro-tem den, Casey's General Stores #3223 and #3224, and Upper Crust; parade permit for Attest: Lisa Williamson, City Clerk These are a condensed version of the Creston High School; and received Certified List of Police Officer Candidates from proceedings of the regular meeting of the field goal to account for all of led Nodaway Valley with six City Council. Copies of the comthe Creston Civil Service Commission. All Creston version may beyards. obtained at the voted aye. Wagner and game. Wilson were ab- plete the scoring in the catches for 93 DefenClerk's office during normal office hours. sent. Motion carried. Nodaway Valley, sively, JaydnFORErlandson led FUND REPORT CLAIM PERIOD During Public Forum, Ellen which Gerharz, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 Executive Director of the Chamber outgained Panorama 234-192,of theENDING way with nine tackles. Commerce, said the new map brochures of CLAIMS BY VENDOR: just couldn’t score because of ACCESS The TECHNOLOGIES Wolverines INC travel to Creston are out and she is getting them distributed outmistakes. in the community. She also SERVICE........................................$695.50 untimely West Central Valley on Frireminded everyone of the upcoming Bal- ADVANCED AG LLC loon“Our Days Weekend. also wished to SUPPLIES...................................$2,015.24 offenseShestruggled,” day. INC thank everyone who participated in the AGRILAND FSPanorama 10, Shantztail said. “We outgained RV-TV gaiting on September 9th, as it FUEL..........................................$10,491.91 Nodaway Valley 0 AKIN BUILDING CENTER was a great but turnout couldn’t considering thescore. heat. them, Panorama 7 3 0 0 - 10 A resolution was offered and seconded SUPPLIES.........................................$56.98 NV ENERGY 0 0 0 0 - 0 Costly mistakes and with penalto amend the grant agreement IDOT ALLIANT 1st quarter Contract ELECTRICITY...............................$226.76 for Project, tiestheinAirport the Taxiway red zone negated P — Chase Hennen 44 pass from UNIFORM #15229 from $85,000 to $96,303. All vot- ARAMARK opportunities to get points on Gavin Richey (Jonas Possner kick), ed aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. LAUNDRY SERVICE.....................$27.82 BAKER, MIKE Resolution passed. 6:48 theMayor board.” Pro-tem White announced that REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 2nd quarter Valley falls to 1-3 LEASING CO goal, 10:10 on BANKERS nowNodaway is the time for a Public Hearing P — Possner 26 field COPIER LEASE.............................$221.46 the matter of the T-Hangar Access Taxifor the season and 1-1 in Class Individual leaders way Project. No one spoke for or against BARKER IMPLEMENT P - Chase Hennen 6-29, 1Aproject, District 8. was no written corre- SKIDRushing: LOADER.........................$43,519.00 the and there Luke Webner DOUG 6-12, Gavin Richey spondence for or against the project. He BIERLE, Zach Brewer finished with 14-7, Alex Llanes 13-37. NV - Zach REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 then called the Public Hearing to a close. Brewer 20-83, 83A resolution rushing was offered and seconded BRISTOW, JIM Brennan Weiland 3-6, to approve the Plans, Specifications, Form REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 Josh Allsup 2-2. yards for MIKEP - Gavin Richey 3-11-0 of Contract and Estimate of Costs for the BRUCE, Passing: T-Hangar Access Taxiway Project. All REIMBURSEMENT......................$240.00 the Wolfor 107 yards. NV - Jackson Lamb UNIFORM voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were ab- CARPENTER 11-27-2 for 163 yards. CO v e rResolution i n e s . passed. SUPPLIES.........................................$30.10 sent. Receiving: P - Chase Hennen ASSOCIATES J aAcresolution k s o n was offered and seconded CLAPSADDLE-GARBER 2-53, Gabe Richey 1-54. NV - Baley to accept the bid and award the contract SERVICES...................................$1,740.00 Lamb fin- Access Taxiway Project CRESTON Shantz 6-93, Zach Plymesser 2-39, AUTOMOTIVE for the T-Hangar Zach Brewer 1-21, TJ Bower 1-12. to Feldhacker Contracting of Creston, IA SERVICE........................................$394.57 ished 11CHAMBER NV OF - Jaydn COMin the amount of $92,357.25. All voted CRESTON Tackles (solo-assists): of-27 passaye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Res- MERCE Erlandson 9, Mason Clarke 8, Caleb ANNUAL FUNDING-FY'14.....$2,500.00 olution passed. Mueller 6, TJ Bower 6, Brennan ingA resolution for 163 was offered and seconded *CRESTON CITY WATER WORKS 3.5, B. Shantz Weiland 4.5, Tanner Armstrong yards. to approveBala proposal from SICOG to pre- WATER.....................................$17,349.35 Michael Stender 4, Zach pare PUBLISHING COPlymesser ey Amendment Shantz #2 for the Highway 34, CRESTON 4, Jackson Lamb 3, Baley Shantz 3, a.k.a. R-2005 Urban Renewal Area. All ADS.................................................$749.94 Zach Brewer VET2.CLINIC PC voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were ab- CRESTON SERVICES......................................$285.37 sent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded DIAMOND VOGEL PAINTS to approve the Environmental Review for SUPPLIES.......................................$561.60 2014 CDBG Sewer Slip Lining Project ECHO GROUP INC (North Side Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation SUPPLIES...................................$3,246.96 varsity’s play. We some great athletes M FELD EQUIP CO INC and we Project) with‘Tank’ SICOG. All voted aye.load Wag- ED SUPPLIES.......................................$721.43 ner and Wilson were absent. Resolution the backfield with a couple of stepped up to the challenge. *ELECTRONIC FEDERAL TAX passed. linemen andwasjust getandaseconded great TAX............................................$17,584.80 Our next focus now is now offered A resolution RESOURCE ASto approve an Engineering Services ENVIRONMENTAL push up front.” Perry at home for our homeAgreement with Veenstra & Kimm for the SOCIATES Shiltz carriedSewer 31 Rehabilitation times for QTRLY coming.” AUDIT..............................$270.77 North Side Sanitary HOME SUPPLY Project. All voted aye. Wagner and Wil- FARM &Creston/O-M 14,INC ADM 12 116wereyards the passed. Panthers. SUPPLIES.......................................$171.87 son absent. for Resolution INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS A resolution was offered and seconded Cody Crawford had three FASTENAL RUSHING — Chase Shiltz 31-116, to approve a Conditional Permit to remod- SUPPLIES.........................................$63.23 2 TDs. catches forstructure 36 yards. INCORPORATED el an existing at 600 W Adams GALLS PASSING — Brody Frain 4-7 for Street for the purpose allowing 24 yards; Seth Thompson 1-1 for Hulett had a ofbig gamea multide- SUPPLIES.......................................$165.48 COMPANY ple-family unit in an area zoned as C-2 HACH 26 yards. fensively withAll12voted total tack- SUPPLIES.......................................$991.11 Light Commercial. aye. Wagner RECEIVING — Cody Crawford HAYS, JOHN Woods 2-14. and Wilson were five absent. Resolution 3-36, Gavin les, including for losses. passed. REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 TACKLE LEADERS (solo-assists) HeMotion alsowas caused a fumble & AUTO made and seconded to ap- HEARTLAND — Kadon TIRE Hulett 6-6, Jackson point Council member aAnn Levine tofor the SERVICES........................................$50.61 Mikkelsen 0-6, Tom Steinbach 1-4, and recovered fumble BRUCE Union County Health Care Coalition. All HODGE, Devon Petersen 2-3, Cody Tanner Creston/O-M voted aye. Wagner (4-0). and Wilson were ab- REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 2-3, Seth Thompson 2-2, Brody HUFF, MARK sent.“This Motionhas carried. Frain 2-1. been a bit of an A resolution was offered and seconded REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 TACKLES FOR LOSS — Hulett 5, eyeapprove opener kids,” HYGIENIC to a $500 for limit our for advertising Petersen 1.LABORATORY fees for the sale of the fire truck. All voted SERVICES...................................$1,035.00 FUMBLE RECOVERIES — Hulett 1. Thomson said. “ADM has aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Res- IMFOA FALL CONF...................................$100.00 olution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES INC to appoint Connie Maxson to the Library JANITORIAL SERVICE...............$475.00 Board of Trustees with term ending July 1, IOWA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 2015. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson SUPPLIES.......................................$459.83 JACKSON, TODD were absent. Resolution passed. Under Other, Trick or Treat Night will REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 JOHNSTON, JACK be on October 31, 2013. Motion was made and seconded to ad- REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 journ the meeting. All voted aye. Wagner K & J HARDWARE INC We recognize the difficult journey of those with Alzheimer’s SUPPLIES.........................................$69.98 and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. KELTEK INCORPORATED Council adjourned at 6:18 p.m. and other Randy memory diseases. We offer a secure SUPPLIES...................................$1,439.25 White, related Mayor Pro-tem KRUSE, KEVIN Attest: Lisa Williamson, City Clerk environment with dementia specific care. These are a condensed version of the REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 proceedings of the regular meeting of the LAMAIR-MULOCK-CONDON CO BENEFITS City Council. Copies of the com-andEMPLOYEE •Creston Assistance with reminders redirection plete version may be obtained at the SVC FEE......................................$5,000.00 MCI and clothing selection office duringwith normal office hours. •Clerk's Assistance dressing, bathing LONG DISTANCE..........................$61.25 FUND REPORT FOR CLAIM PERIOD • Escorts meals and activitiesNAPA ENDING to SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 SUPPLIES.......................................$659.06 CLAIMS BY VENDOR: •ACCESS Medication management NORSOLV SYSTEMS ENVIRONMEN TECHNOLOGIES INC SERVICE........................................$110.95 •SERVICE........................................$695.50 Housekeeping NORTH CENTRAL LABORATORIES ADVANCED AG LLC and personal laundry SUPPLIES.......................................$519.23 SUPPLIES...................................$2,015.24 •AGRILAND Daily therapeutic and multi-sensory activities OFFICE DEPOT FS INC FUEL..........................................$10,491.91 SUPPLIES.......................................$139.75 PAYROLL - GROSS AKIN BUILDING CENTER 1709 West Prairie St. SUPPLIES.........................................$56.98 INCLUDING BENEFITS.......$105,828.19 Creston, 50801 PETTY CASHIA - POLICE................$16.19 ALLIANT ENERGY CASH - RECREATION.....$36.25 ELECTRICITY...............................$226.76 PETTY 641-782-3131 PETTY CASH - SANITATION......$14.37 ARAMARK UNIFORM LAUNDRY SERVICE.....................$27.82 PETZNICK'S BUSINESS CARDS.........................$37.95 BAKER, MIKE REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANC POSTAGE METER LEASE..........$127.11 BANKERS LEASING CO COPIER LEASE.............................$221.46 PRINGLE, JUDY BARKER IMPLEMENT REIMBURSEMENT......................$500.00 SKID LOADER.........................$43,519.00 PURCHASE POWER POSTAGE ......................................$500.00 BIERLE, DOUG REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 SCHILDBERG CONSTRUCTION CO SUPPLIES...................................$3,006.06 BRISTOW, JIM REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 SERVICE TECHS INC SUPPLIES.........................................$27.95 BRUCE, MIKE REIMBURSEMENT......................$240.00 SHRED-IT USA - DES MOINES 1-BAG SHRED.................................$55.75 CARPENTER UNIFORM CO SUPPLIES.........................................$30.10 SOUTHERN HILLS VET SVC INC.......... CLAPSADDLE-GARBER ASSOCIATES SERVICES......................................$362.23 SERVICES...................................$1,740.00 SOUTHWEST IOWA RURAL ELECT ELECTRICITY.................................$23.00 CRESTON AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE........................................$394.57 STAR EQUIPMENT LTD CRESTON CHAMBER OF COM- EQUIPMENT............................$11,905.00 *TOTAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERMERCE ANNUAL FUNDING-FY'14.....$2,500.00 VICES FLEX...............................................$804.27 *CRESTON CITY WATER WORKS WATER.....................................$17,349.35 *TRISTAR BENEFIT ADMINISTRATORS CRESTON PUBLISHING CO ADS.................................................$749.94 GROUP PREMIUMS...............$43,420.17 *UNION CO RECORDER CRESTON VET CLINIC PC SERVICES......................................$285.37 FEES................................................$103.00 DIAMOND VOGEL PAINTS UPS SUPPLIES.......................................$561.60 POSTAGE.........................................$46.58 USA BLUE BOOK ECHO GROUP INC SUPPLIES...................................$3,246.96 SUPPLIES.......................................$246.89 VER MEER, PAUL ED M FELD EQUIP CO INC SUPPLIES.......................................$721.43 REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 WASTE MANAGEMENT *ELECTRONIC FEDERAL TAX TAX............................................$17,584.80 SERVICES......................................$507.55 ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE AS- WEST AVIATION INC FBO CONTRACT.......................$4,429.96 SOCIATES QTRLY AUDIT..............................$270.77 WOLFE, JASON REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 FARM & HOME SUPPLY INC SUPPLIES.......................................$171.87 ZEE MEDICAL INC SUPPLIES.........................................$65.15 FASTENAL SUPPLIES.........................................$63.23 ZIEGLER INC SUPPLIES.......................................$167.07 GALLS INCORPORATED SUPPLIES.......................................$165.48 TOTAL....................................$287,331.85 *MANUAL CHECKS HACH COMPANY SUPPLIES.......................................$991.11 GENERAL FUND..................$124,361.90 ROAD USE TAX......................$85,399.01 HAYS, JOHN REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 PAYROLL TAX BENEFIT.....$52,780.84 FIRE/POLICE RETIERMENT HEARTLAND TIRE & AUTO SERVICES........................................$50.61 (XS)..............................................$8,653.37 POLICE FORFEITURE.................$245.00 HODGE, BRUCE REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 SEWER OPERATING FUND .$15,453.18 HUFF, MARK ANIMAL SHELTER ....................$438.55 REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 TOTAL....................................$287,331.85 HYGIENIC LABORATORY SERVICES...................................$1,035.00 IMFOA FALL CONF...................................$100.00 INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES INC THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JANITORIAL SERVICE...............$475.00 UNION COUNTY IOWA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE MATTER OF SUPPLIES.......................................$459.83 THE ESTATE OF JACKSON, TODD Deborah J. Shelley, Deceased. REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 Probate No. ESPR015591 JOHNSTON, JACK NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE K & J HARDWARE INC TO CREDITORS SUPPLIES.........................................$69.98 To All Persons Interested in the Estate KELTEK INCORPORATED of Deborah J. Shelley, deceased, who died SUPPLIES...................................$1,439.25 on or about July 29, 2013: KRUSE, KEVIN You are hereby notified that on the REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 30th day of August, 2013, the undersigned LAMAIR-MULOCK-CONDON CO was appointed administrator of the estate. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Notice is hereby given that all persons SVC FEE......................................$5,000.00 indebted to the estate are requested to MCI LONG DISTANCE..........................$61.25 make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims NAPA SUPPLIES.......................................$659.06 against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as NORSOLV SYSTEMS ENVIRONMEN SERVICE........................................$110.95 provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later NORTH CENTRAL LABORATORIES SUPPLIES.......................................$519.23 to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month OFFICE DEPOT SUPPLIES.......................................$139.75 from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim PAYROLL - GROSS INCLUDING BENEFITS.......$105,828.19 is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 11 th day of September, 2013. PETTY CASH - POLICE................$16.19 Erin Houseton PETTY CASH - RECREATION.....$36.25 Administrator of the Estate PETTY CASH - SANITATION......$14.37 30 Huron Cir. PETZNICK'S Council Bluffs, IA 51501 BUSINESS CARDS.........................$37.95 Todd G. Nielsen PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANC POSTAGE METER LEASE..........$127.11 ICIS PIN Number: Todd G. Nielsen ISBA # AT0005759 PRINGLE, JUDY REIMBURSEMENT......................$500.00 Attorney for the Administrator Kenyon & Nielsen, P.C. PURCHASE POWER POSTAGE ......................................$500.00 211 North Maple Street Creston, IA 50801 SCHILDBERG CONSTRUCTION CO SUPPLIES...................................$3,006.06 Date of second publication: Sept. 24, 2013
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CRESTON CITY COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 The Creston City Council met in regular session at 6:00 o clock p.m. on the above date in the Council Chambers of the City Hall Complex with Mayor Pro-tem White presiding. Roll call being taken with the following Council members present: Loudon, Vandevender, Levine, Winborn and White. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion was made and seconded to approve the agenda. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. Motion was made and seconded to approve the consent agenda, which included approval of minutes of September 3, 2013, regular meeting; claims of $181,503.66; liquor license renewals for Choung Garden, Casey's General Stores #3223 and #3224, and Upper Crust; parade permit for Creston High School; and received Certified List of Police Officer Candidates from the Creston Civil Service Commission. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. During Public Forum, Ellen Gerharz, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, said the new map brochures of Creston are out and she is getting them distributed out in the community. She also reminded everyone of the upcoming Balloon Days Weekend. She also wished to thank everyone who participated in the RV-TV tail gaiting on September 9th, as it was a great turnout considering the heat. A resolution was offered and seconded to amend the grant agreement with IDOT for the Airport Taxiway Project, Contract #15229 from $85,000 to $96,303. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. Mayor Pro-tem White announced that now is the time for a Public Hearing on the matter of the T-Hangar Access Taxiway Project. No one spoke for or against the project, and there was no written correspondence for or against the project. He then called the Public Hearing to a close.
GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley lost its homecoming game, 10-0, here Friday in a defensive battle with district opponent Panorama. The Panthers were fresh off a strong outing against defending district champion Council Bluffs St. Albert, while Nodaway Valley was coming off its first win of the season. “Our defense played great and gave us chances to be in the game,” Nodaway Valley head coach Steve Shantz said. “They had two big plays that led to their two scores. Our defense had many three-andouts, and held Panorama to a field goal after they had first and goal at our 5.” Gavin Richey hit Chase Hennen for a 44-yard touchdown in the first quarter and Jonas Possner hit a 26-yard
Panther freshmen win
At Adel Friday, freshman co-coach Jon Thomson said the undefeated Panthers got their first “gut check” of the season. “We were down by six with a minute and a half to go in the fourth quarter,” Thomson said. “Kadon Hulett caused a fumble and that turned into a halfback pass by Seth Thompson that set us up for a couple MEETING OF THE of REGULAR carries, and Chase Shiltz CRESTON CITY COUNCIL toppedSEPTEMBER it off with17,a 2013 coupe of The Creston Council met inconreguscores and City a two-point lar session at 6:00 o clock p.m. on the version. We run a Chambers play called above date in the Council of the City Hall Complex with Mayor Pro-tem the much like the White‘Hammer’ presiding.
Roll call being taken with the following Council members present: Loudon, Vandevender, Levine, Winborn and White. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion was made and seconded to approve the agenda. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. Motion was made and seconded to approve the consent agenda, which included approval of minutes of September 3, 2013, regular meeting; claims of $181,503.66; liquor license renewals for Choung Garden, Casey's General Stores #3223 and #3224, and Upper Crust; parade permit for Creston High School; and received Certified List of Police Officer Candidates from the Creston Civil Service Commission. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. During Public Forum, Ellen Gerharz, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, said the new map brochures of Creston are out and she is getting them distributed out in the community. She also reminded everyone of the upcoming Balloon Days Weekend. She also wished to thank everyone who participated in the RV-TV tail gaiting on September 9th, as it was a great turnout considering the heat. A resolution was offered and seconded to amend the grant agreement with IDOT for the Airport Taxiway Project, Contract #15229 from $85,000 to $96,303. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. Mayor Pro-tem White announced that now is the time for a Public Hearing on the matter of the T-Hangar Access Taxiway Project. No one spoke for or against the project, and there was no written correspondence for or against the project. He then called the Public Hearing to a close. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve the Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Costs for the T-Hangar Access Taxiway Project. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to accept the bid and award the contract for the T-Hangar Access Taxiway Project to Feldhacker Contracting of Creston, IA in the amount of $92,357.25. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve a proposal from SICOG to prepare Amendment #2 for the Highway 34, a.k.a. R-2005 Urban Renewal Area. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve the Environmental Review for 2014 CDBG Sewer Slip Lining Project (North Side Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project) with SICOG. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve an Engineering Services Agreement with Veenstra & Kimm for the North Side Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve a Conditional Permit to remodel an existing structure at 600 W Adams Street for the purpose of allowing a multiple-family unit in an area zoned as C-2 Light Commercial. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. Motion was made and seconded to appoint Council member Ann Levine to the Union County Health Care Coalition. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. A resolution was offered and seconded to approve a $500 limit for advertising fees for the sale of the fire truck. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. A resolution was offered and seconded to appoint Connie Maxson to the Library Board of Trustees with term ending July 1, 2015. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Resolution passed. Under Other, Trick or Treat Night will be on October 31, 2013. Motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting. All voted aye. Wagner and Wilson were absent. Motion carried. Council adjourned at 6:18 p.m. Randy White, Mayor Pro-tem Attest: Lisa Williamson, City Clerk These are a condensed version of the proceedings of the regular meeting of the Creston City Council. Copies of the complete version may be obtained at the Clerk's office during normal office hours. FUND REPORT FOR CLAIM PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 CLAIMS BY VENDOR: ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES INC SERVICE........................................$695.50 ADVANCED AG LLC SUPPLIES...................................$2,015.24 AGRILAND FS INC FUEL..........................................$10,491.91 AKIN BUILDING CENTER SUPPLIES.........................................$56.98 ALLIANT ENERGY ELECTRICITY...............................$226.76 ARAMARK UNIFORM LAUNDRY SERVICE.....................$27.82 BAKER, MIKE REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 BANKERS LEASING CO COPIER LEASE.............................$221.46 BARKER IMPLEMENT SKID LOADER.........................$43,519.00 BIERLE, DOUG REIMBURSEMENT........................$60.00 BRISTOW, JIM
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SOBOTKA: Continued from page 1S
Sobotka is being recruited by collegiate programs. “He’s got the complete package,” Showalter said. “He’s got the size, he’s got the speed, he’s got the strength. He’s intelligent. He’s f o o t b a l l Showalter intelligent, but he’s also a tremendous classroom student. “His work ethic is second to none,” he continued. “In our size school, it’s not unusual to have a kid with a couple of those attributes. It’s pretty rare to have a kid with all of those attributes. We’ve maybe had a kid with the speed or strength to play Division I football, but didn’t have the size. Jacob is a kid that seems to have what it takes in all those areas.” And that’s been the feedback Sobotka has gotten from the coaches who have recruited him. Sobotka said coaches also feel like he fits the mold of the other in-state kids they’ve recruited — kids who weren’t highly recruited, but go in and work hard and are developed into strong, collegiate players.
It’s those type of players that gives Sobotka hope. Players like Iowa’s James Morris, who played high school football at Solon, Kansas State’s Jake Waters of Council Bluffs St. Albert and former Iowa tight end Brandon Myers of PCM, Monroe, who currently plays for the New York Giants. “It shows me that it can be done, that it’s not impossible,” Sobotka said. “There’s no reason to doubt myself that it can be done.” “I think both Iowa and Iowa State do a great job of taking kids with a strong work ethic and kids who want to play, and do a good job of developing those guys,” Showalter said. “He reminds me quite a bit of Brandon Myers, who played at PCM. I can see him developing into that type of a player, which wouldn’t be too bad.
“I think in the discussions I’ve had with these coaches, they really feel like he’s got a lot of untapped potential on the defensive side,” Showalter said. “We have to have him focus on offense for us. He plays defense, but we don’t play him there full time. He really hasn’t had an opportunity to focus his energies on defense. They look at what he’s done on offense and his size and speed, and once he has the ability to focus on defense, he’ll really blossom on that side.” And, Showalter believes Sobotka’s best days of playing football are still ahead of him. “He’s got a lot of room to grow,” he said. “He gets into college and is working in their weight program and eating at their table, he’s going to get bigger. When he’s playing on one side of the ball and not having to play offense and defense, his technique’s going to get better. As good as he is now, his best football is ahead of him.”
Defense Currently, Sobotka might be best known for running over defenders as Mount Ayr’s dual-threat quarterback. But, he’s also an outstanding defensive player at linebacker for the Raiders, and that’s where it appears he’ll likely end up in college. Sobotka said Iowa, Iowa State and Kansas State are looking at him to play linebacker, while Northern Iowa and Northwest Missouri State have said they will be flexible with him.
Highlight For Sobotka, the highlight of his recruiting process came just a few short weeks ago, when Iowa State head coach Paul Roads visited Mount Ayr Community High School. Rhoads visited three weeks ago, before Mount Ayr’s home game against Bedford. He visited with Sobotka and the Mount Ayr coaching staff.
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Defensive coordinator Wally Burnham then attended the first half of the football game. “That was really exciting just to have him here and get to talk to him one-on-one,” Sobotka said. “It was really a high point. It was a highlight of the whole recruiting process, to see him walking in the halls we walk in every day.” “When Paul Roads shows up and is standing in our weight room watching kids work out, that’s exciting for everybody,” Showalter said. “We’re all kind of sharing the excitement of what Jacob’s going through.” Sobotka doesn’t have any plans to make a decision in the near future. If he is offered a scholarship by a program, he has until February to sign a National Letter of Intent. For now, he plans to continue focusing on the 2013 Mount Ayr Raiders’ season, because he still has two more dreams to fulfill during his high school career. “We want to win a district championship,” he said. “That’s the first and foremost thing we want to take care of. And then we want to make a deep playoff run. if we can get to the Dome, that would be amazing. That’s a dream we’ve all had. We have a picture of it above our weight room and we hit it every day before we go in there.”
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ADM scored 26 unanswered points in the second half to overtake the Creston/O-M junior varsity football team Monday, 26-14. The Panthers had taken a 14-0 halftime lead on touchdown passes by Alex Nielsen to Brandon Jones for 25 yards, and Josh Reed to Sam Hartsock for 30 yards. The Panther freshmen, meanwhile, capitalized on a late ADM turnover to snare a 14-12 victory at Adel Friday night, scoring with 1:09 remaining. In the JV game, ADM scored its second touchdown with 7:28 remaining, but Panther defensive back Chris Foster knocked down a two-point pass to preserve a 14-13 lead over the Tigers. It was short-lived, however, as ADM quarterback Francis Weiland scored with 2:23 remaining as the visitors gained the lead, 19-14, and the Panthers fumbled on the ensuing possession. In the final minute, ADM
defensive lineman Christian Swiler intercepted a pass as Nielsen was being sacked, and he returned it for the final touchdown in the 26-14 game. “I felt like we played a very good first half of football,” said Creston/O-M coach Kevin Cooper. “We went into halftime with a 14-0 lead and I felt like we played good in all three phases of the game. In the second half we really struggled on both offense and defense. We started the half with the ball and just couldn’t get anything going. They scored a TD late to put the game out of reach. We had our chances, but couldn’t convert.” Creston/O-M (1-2) plays at Perry next Monday.
ADM 26, Creston/O-M 14 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING — Alex Nielsen 7-36, Wyatt Thompson 3-26, Connor Kinkade 7-18. PASSING — Alex Nielsen 4-6 for 50 yards, 1TD; Josh Reed 1-6 for 30 yards. RECEIVING — Brandon Jones 1-25, 1 TD; Sam Hartsock 1-30, 1 TD. TACKLE LEADERS — Spencer Wray 7, Tyson Tucker 6, Jake Miller 5, Josh Reed 4, Dillon Bailey 3. INTERCEPTIONS — Chris Foster 1. FUMBLE RECOVERIES — Chad Lamb 1. SACKS — Jake Miller 1.
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