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Creston Fire Chief Todd Jackson reported Tuesday evening his department has not yet sold the 1988 Ford fire truck that went out of service last month. Jackson said the truck was advertised locally, but no bids were received. The scrap value of the fire truck is $3,000, but Jackson said, “It’s way more valuable than that.” Jackson suggested advertising the fire Jackson truck at a fixed price of $15,000. The council voted unanimously to allow Jackson $500 in advertising to get the best value for the old fire truck. In other city council news, this year’s trick-or-treat night will be Oct. 31.
Balloon Days Events A full weekend of events is slated for the 36th Annual Southwest Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days in Creston. The activities start with a pork chop dinner at McKinley Park 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $8 each for a dinner, drink and dessert. Below are some of the scheduled events. For a complete list, see the Balloon Days special section to be published in Thursday’s CNA. ■ FRIDAY FUN FLIGHT*: Some balloonists will take to the sky Friday night to set the tone for the weekend activities. Also Friday, Friends of the Library will have a collectors night 4 to 8 p.m. at Lincoln School for their used book sale. ■ BALLOON RACE* AND CHASE: The Creston Municipal Airport will host the first balloon race* scheduled 6 a.m. Saturday. The direction of the race is dependent on wind conditions. Also Saturday, at McKinley Park, Southern Prairie YMCA is sponsoring a 5K run. Participants need to be at the starting line by 8 a.m. ■ PARADE: Area marching bands, balloonists and many other participants will navigate the streets of uptown Creston for the Balloon Days parade 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
GEARING UP FOR LIFT OFF Creston prepares for the 36th annual Southwest Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days ■
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Balloonists and spectators hope to continue 2012’s streak of four perfect flight conditions at the 36th annual Southwest Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days in Creston this weekend. The main events of the upcoming weekend — a fun flight Friday night, two flights on Saturday and Sunday morning — are totally dependent on the area weather conditions. The National Weather Service forecast is predicting clear, sunny skies for the Creston area all weekend with temperatures in the low 70s. “Weather controls whether or not they are able to go up,” said Creston Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ellen Gerharz. Wind speed may be the biggest fac-
Fewest tornadoes record
Iowa is closing in on a record-low 15 tornadoes for 2013. The previous record was set in 2012 at 16. A cold, wet spring was not conducive for tornado activity, and recent drought conditions have limited thunderstorm activity capable of producing a tornado. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker said 19 of the past 34 years have had tornadoes after Sept. 1. The average for the state is 47 tornadoes each year. Hillaker “The main ingredient we need is warm and humid air, but it gets to be less and less frequent this late in the year,” Hillaker said. The first tornado of the season hit May 19 and the most recent one was June 26. The 38-day span would be the shortest season on record. Hillaker said Iowa has had tornadoes every month of the year, but it would be unusual to get a tornado this late. “It is hard to see that coming,” Hillaker said. “It depends so much on timing, you have to get everything just right.”
tor. Roger Lanning, Balloon Days event coordinator, said the forecast is encouraging for another successful year. He said the windspeed typically needs to be below 10 mph Lanning at ground level for the balloons to take off. Before each flight, the pilots meet to determine if conditions are safe to fly. Gerharz said 44 balloonists are scheduled to participate this year. About 40 of the pilots are planning on attending the fun flight on Friday evening to help kick off the event. “I look forward to seeing the people on the street on Friday night,” Gerharz said. “It really is a community event, that’s how it has lasted so many years.”
Other events The city of Creston has a list of activities to compliment the ballooning no matter what Mother Nature decides for the weekend. Please see BALLOONS, Page 2
Union County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted yes on a contract with Cost Advisory Services (CAS) for Union County’s cost allocation plan. Each year, Union County indirectly funds state entities like the Department of Human Resources. CAS helps the county earn a partial refund from the state for those expenses. CAS representative Jeff Lorenz offered a one-year contract of $3,600 for its services. Union County was the 91st county to join CAS. Clarke County is also considering making the switch to CAS. Supervisors also unanimously voted to join Union County Public Health in a coalition to determine how to delegate grant money. Union County Supervisors join Greater Regional Medical Center, Union County Health, Union County Emergency Management, Union County Sheriff, city of Creston, city of Afton, Creston Fire, Creston Police, and city of Cromwell on the coalition. In the past, grant money has been spent on new equipment like a radio upgrade at Greater Regional Medical Center and to fund training exercises to prepare for emergencies that occur under the realm of public health.
ACTIVITIES: Spectators have a full list of activities at the Creston Municipal Airport. The pet show at 2 p.m. is open to anyone through the age of 12, but animals must be on a leash or in a cage. The kid’s pedal pull is after at 2:30 p.m. Another balloon race* and a night glow* — balloonist light up their balloons to contrast the night sky — are slated for 4:30 p.m. and dusk, respectively.
balloon activities are dependent. The * Allweather current forecast from the
National Weather Service has mostly clear skies with highs in the mid 70s for the Creston area this weekend.
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Creston: Arts Corps seeking members Creston: Arts Corps is a membership organization of art-minded people, families and businesses that want to support Creston: Arts in its goal to provide a vehicle for coordination, advancement, promotion and administration of all phases of the arts in Creston and the surrounding area. Support for Creston: Arts can take many forms: monetary, volunteer or inkind services. Creston: Arts Corps is here to coordinate support and provide funding for art programming in the area. With an annual donation, Creston: Arts may continue to operate a public art gallery in the restored Creston Depot and provide art programming for events like Family Fun Night or the
public library. Volunteers are needed for the gallery and programs, and joining Creston: Arts Corps will keep individuals updated on projects and volunteer opportunities. Prices of memberships are: Individual: $7 per year Artist/student: $4 per year Family: $15 per year Business: $50 per year Memberships include: 1. A bi-annual email newsletter 2. An invitation to each gallery opening and events 3. Creston: Arts tattoos 4. Art in the community 5. Discount on merchandise Checks are payable to Creston Arts, and may be mailed to Creston Arts, 116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA 50801.
Results of the RVTV best-dressed fans contest During the RVTV event in Creston, a contest was held for the best-dressed Hawkeye and Cyclone fans. The results are as follows: 0-4 years old Hawkeye 1. Alainah and Aybri Galanakis 2. Presley Merritt 3 Dominic Weihs Cylcone 1 Haylee Ellis 2. Lane Parrish 3. Taelyn and Janessa Pokorny 0-5 years old Hawkeye 1. Dillon Starlin 2. Ryder Loudon 3. Keyin Steeve Cyclone 1. McCoy Haines
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Saturday’s flea market and craft tables that usually run down both sides of Maple Street have been moved to the west parking lot at the restored depot. The parade is scheduled to start 10:30 a.m. through uptown Creston. Area high school marching bands will be competing for trophies and some of the balloon pilots will have their gondolas in the parade. At the airport, children can participate in the pet show and pedal pull. A night glow is scheduled after sunset. Night glow is a chance for balloonists to show of their colorful balloons and contrast the night sky, putting on a visual show for spectators. “We don’t often get the night glow in,” Lanning said. “It is a great event for families.” Similar to past years, viewing locations for spectators and food vendors will be toward the north side of the airport. “The balloonists realize it’s a community event,” Gerharz said. “In the past, they have allowed locals to crew for them and visited
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The Balloon Days Parade begins 10:30 a.m. Saturday. In addition to local school bands, participants will include clowns, business floats and balloon pilots.
with members of the community.” For a full schedule of events, see the Creston News Advertiser’s special section Thursday. History Since 2000, the balloons have been grounded five times. In 2001, the Federal
Aviation Administration restricted flight because of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. Cold temperatures, win and rain kept the balloons from taking off in 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2011. 2012 was the first time since 2009 that all four scheduled flights were able
to take off. Grant Pfeifer won the event in 2012. Brad Craig and Scott Armstrong finished second and third respectively. Jim Thompson is the only repeat victor since 1987. He has won the event three times: 1987, 1992 and 1999.
Convicted former Agriprocessors manager in hot water for contacting jurors
DES MOINES (MCT) — why he shouldn’t be ordered Private investigators appar- to cease from contacting ju2. Dylan Calvin ently working on behalf of rors. 3. Braylee and Danica Po- former Agriprocessors vice Rubashkin, 51, of Postkorny president Sholom Rubash- ville, was convicted in 2009 kin have been contacting by a jury on 86 federal counts 9-13 years old jurors from his bank fraud of bank, mail and wire fraud, Hawkeye case and asking them for as- money laundering and fail1. Aleah Calvin sistance in a possible appeal, ure to pay livestock provid2. Wiley Ray which violates local rules of ers in a timely manner. The 3. Harley Sales court, according to a motion charges stem from a May filed Friday in federal court. 2008 immigration raid at the Cyclone Acting U.S. Attorney Sean former Agriprocessors meat1.Devin Baker Berry in the motion claims packing plant in Postville. Rubashkin and his attorneys Nearly 400 illegal workers 19 and older are prohibited to question were charged. Rubashkin Hawkeye trial jurors before, during or was sentenced in 2010 to 27 1. Latham and Gillam after a trial concerning their years in federal prison. 2. Tom Hawks actual jury service without U.S. District Chief Judge 3. Bill Jay the trial judge’s consent in Linda Reade set a hearing Cyclone accordance with the court on the motion for Friday but 1. Dan Gibbons rules. The government asks Rubashkin’s attorney Paul Rubashkin to show cause Rosenberg in Des Moines Family Division Hawkeye Our Families are Precious to us... 1. Bruce/Turner family So are Yours. 2. Galanakis family 3. Dickinson and Calvin families Funeral Homes
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Schedule of driver’s license examiners: Bedford: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., treasurer’s office, Taylor County Courthouse, 407 Jefferson St. Corning: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Adams County Courthouse. Driving tests on Wednesday mornings by appointment. Creston: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Union County Courthouse, 300 N. Pine St. Driving tests Wednesdays. Call 782-1710 for an appointment. Greenfield: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., treasurer’s office, Adair County Courthouse, 400 Public Square. Mount Ayr: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., treasurer’s office, Ringgold County Courthouse, 109 W. Madison St. Osceola: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., treasurer’s office, Clarke County Courthouse, 100 S. Main St. Winterset: Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Madison County Courthouse, 112 N. John Wayne Drive.
Friends Helping Friends Bereavement Support Group, 3 to 5 p.m., Prairie View Assisted Living room 114, 1709 W. Prairie St.
Thursday Super 8 Club, 1 p.m., Regency Park. Celebrate Recovery (a Christcentered 12-step program), 6 p.m., Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St. Gambler’s Anonymous, 7 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 801 N. Fillmore St., Osceola. Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Crossroads Mental Health Center, 1003 Cottonwood Road. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) open meeting, 7:30 p.m., St. Malachy Rectory, 407 W. Clark St.
Holy Spirit Rectory ReRun Shop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 107 W. Howard St. Chautauqua Club Southwest District Convention, 9 a.m., Granger Community Center. Southern Prairie YMCA 55 Plus, 11:45 a.m., Summit House. Bring money for lunch. CW Club, noon, congregate meal site, restored Creston Depot. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) brown baggers, noon open meeting, St. Malachy Rectory, 407 W. Clark St. No smoking. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 12 by 12 study, 7 to 8 p.m., United Church of Christ, 501 W. Montgomery St. Use east door. Union Squares dance, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St. Dave Riley is caller. Narcotics Anonymous (NA), 8 p.m. open meeting, St. Malachy Rectory, 407 W. Clark St.
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.
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Partly cloudy skies Scattered thunder- Times of sun and with gustySioux winds.City storms. Potential for clouds. Highs in the Cedar Rapids Warm. High 88/67 87F. severe thunderlow 70s and lows in 86/68 storms. the mid 40s. Des Moines Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunrise Sunset 90/73 Sunset 7:01 AM 7:21 PM 7:02 AM 7:19 PM 7:03 AM 7:17 PM Creston 87/69
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Day’s Record From Creston Official Weather Station: high past 24 hours (68), low past 24 hours (55) and precipitation ending 7 a.m. today (.47)
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p.m., Tuesday, North Sycamore Street. Jami Michael, 19, 1206 Civil dispute, 12:31 p.m., Ivy Ave., was charged 2 Tuesday, East Howard p.m. Tuesday at the Law Street. Enforcement Center on a Warrant, 1:59 p.m., TuesUnion CountyHi warrant City Lo Cond. for day, North Pine Street. probation on an Davenport violation 84 68 t-storm Theft, 3 p.m., Tuesday, Des Moinescharge 90 73ofmstcredit sunny original West Montgomery Street. Dubuque 82 70 t-storm card fraud. 88 68 t-storm Farmington Information, 3:05 p.m., Michael held Fort Dodge was 89 being 68 pt sunny Tuesday, North Elm Street. at Ringgold County Jail on Ft Madison 85 69 t-storm Fraud, 3:12 p.m., Tuesday, Guttenberg $2,000 bond. 83 69 t-storm North Pine Street. Keokuk 86 69 t-storm — — —83—71—t-storm — Lansing Fraud, 4:14 p.m., Tuesday, Christopher 87Adams, 39, LeMars 66 pt sunny South Elm Street. 1304 N. Cherry St., was Talk to officer, 5:08 p.m., charged with violation of a National Cities Tuesday, North Pine Street. protective order City Hi Lo Cond. City Hi Lo5:50 Cond.p.m. Traffic stop, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday. Atlanta 80 59 pt sunny Houston 93 75 t-storm Tuesday, West Taylor Street. Boston 72 50 sunny Los Angeles 81 61 sunny According to a Creston Vandalism, 7:04 p.m., Chicago 81 66 t-storm Miami report,85at75approxirain Police Registration fee is $10 and Dallas 96 75 pt sunny Minneapolis 84 69 rain Tuesday, North Cedar will cover the 83 cost Denver 54 of mstmatesunny mately New York 4 p.m., 72 56 Amanda sunny Street. rials for the event. Space is Adams called to report a Reckless driving, 8:03 limited to 15 participants, so violation of a protective p.m., Tuesday, Wyoming Adams call to make a reservation. order. Amanda Moon Phases UV Index Avenue. Miscellaneous Register for ROW by 4 p.m. said Christopher Adams Trespassing, 10:55 p.m., Thu Sat Sun a.m., Mon entered the residence ofFri Accident, 8:43 TuesSept. 24. Tuesday, North Division 9/19 9/20 9/21 9/22 9/23 For more information or 1010 1/2 Crest Dr. without day, West Spencer Street. Street. 6 5 6 6 6 Motor vehicle assistance, 9 to register for this event, permission and destroyed Assistance, 2:22 a.m., toHigh Moderate High High High contact First Ringgold Full County Last property. New His presence a.m., Tuesday, West Adams day, South Lincoln Street. Sep 12 Sepat19 641-464Sep 26 thereOctwas 4 in violation Street. Conservation The UV Index isof measured on a 0 11 11 number scale, with a higher UV 0 of pro2787 or email rangerkate@ a valid court order Index showing the need Escort, for greater 9:31 a.m., Tuesday, Fire skin protection. tection. An officer met West Montgomery Street. iowatelecom.net. ©2010 American Profile Hometown Content Service Miscellaneous with Christopher Adams Theft, 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, Medical, 4:41 p.m., Tuesat the Law Enforcement Crest Drive. day, North Maple Street. Center, and the protective Suspicious person, 12:25
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Ringgold County Conservation thirdCreston 87/69 annual outdoor bike/hike scheduled Police MOUNT AYR — Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) would like to invite individuals to the third annual bike/hike event noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 starting at the east end of the Ringgold Trailway on 250th Street, east of Mount Ayr. This event promotes outdoor activity in Ringgold County Conservation areas and showcases some of Ringgold County’s finest
Food Crawl to be held in Uptown Creston An Uptown Creston Food Crawl will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19. This is a celebration of locally-sourced foods. Walk from business to business in Uptown Creston sampling culinary delights made with ingredients sourced from local farmers and growers. There will be live music and an opportunity to meet the farmers who have grown the food – Bridgewater Farms, Wimmer Farms and 3TJ Farms. Tickets are $10, $2 per food sample, five punches per ticket. Tickets are available at Creston Chamber
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Running shorts: efficient and attention-grabbing for safety If you have seen a male scantily clad in high-split running shorts racing around the streets of Creston, down the trails and along the shoulder of surrounding county roads, chances are pretty high it was me. While the attire may seem excessive — in a minimal sense — to those of you who are new or have no knowledge of the sport, take a quick glance at any serious runner at the local, college or professional level. Not a single American running track and field at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, in any of the running events wore shorts hanging below their knees during competition. Some middle- and long-distance
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runners are even switching to compression shorts. Don’t worry Crestonians, I don’t own any compression material, yet. Wearing running shorts isn’t a fashion statement; it is simply the most effective combination of light, comfortable workout clothing to help runners perform at a high level. A 16-mile long run is already a physically- and mentally-daunting challenge, but carrying another 1
or 2 pounds of baggy shorts and a cotton T-shirt soaked with sweat is inefficient. Now, I don’t mind the honks, laughter and quizzical looks that come while I am running. I typically just use it as motivation to run a little faster and continue to make myself a little better. And if you are going to jeer an attempted insult, be a little more creative than “Run Forrest, run.” It’s my favorite movie, so it has no effect on my psyche. I’m hoping that my attire has an additional benefit of keeping bikers, runners and walkers a little safer while sharing the roads. According to RoadID, an average of 122,000 runners, walkers and cyclists are injured by vehicles
every year in the United States. RoadID is a company that specializes in creating identification for active people to wear in case of an accident. The RoadID is great for runners, hikers, bikers and children who do not carry identification on them during workouts or adventures. I am not putting the blame solely on drivers, but there is a simple truth to all pedestrian/vehicle accidents — the person inside the vehicle has a significantly higher chance of leaving the accident physically unharmed. Exercise enthusiasts need to take the lead in practicing proper roadsharing techniques on all roads. Bicyclists should ride with traffic and runners/walkers should move
against traffic flow. When fatigue, enthusiasm or lack of judgment occurs, drivers should be on the lookout for individuals working out and adjust their speed or travel to avoid an incident. Texting and driving is especially hazardous for anyone sharing the roadway with traffic. According to the Iowa DOT, the average text message takes five seconds to send. At 55 mph, the driver would have his or her eyes off the road for the length of a football field. It will take a team effort to keep everyone safe and encourage Creston to be fit. I hope to see some new faces on the roads and trails soon. Happy training.
Miss New York Nina Davulurli was crowned Miss America HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody? Tim Tebow was offered a million dollars by Russia to play for Moscow’s Black Storm football team. What nerve. Vladimir Putin already headed off the U.S. attack on Syria’s chemical weapons, now he’s trying to steal our only weapon against sex, drugs and alcohol. Miss New York Nina Davulurli was crowned Miss America Sunday becoming the first Indo American to ever win. She had to overcome cultural obstacles. In India’s version of the TV show How I Met Your Mother, there’s just one episode and it’s about the wedding. California struck a deal with Nevada to take some prisoners to comply with a Supreme Court order Friday. The court ordered fifty thousand prisoners released due to prison overcrowding. The good news is that the sale of Oakland Raiders season tickets is soaring. The Discovery Channel reports that Brazilian explorers just discovered a lost tribe on the Amazon River living deep in Brazil’s jungle They have never had any outside contacts. This tribe is so primitive that it lives in huts and hangs out at Blockbuster Video. New Hampshire cops arrested a man in Manchester Friday who walked up to a bank teller and robbed the bank while wearing a President Obama mask. The guy made one error. He sent a man wearing a John Kerry mask into the bank ahead of time to warn them. Michelle Obama’s school lunch program was dropped by some schools because kids weren’t eating it. They should try her husband’s diet, he stays thin. You have a big breakfast and a full dinner but nothing in between because Vladimir Putin eats your
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lunch. President Obama acknowledged in an interview on Sunday he had difficulty putting together an international coalition who’d join us in an attack on Syria. The U.S. never acts alone on any major foreign policy decision. The people of Mexico are with us, literally. John Kerry warned Syria’s Bashar al Assad that force is still a U.S. option. It’s easy to gin up a case for war. Last week, advisors had to physically restrain President Obama from trying to convince Amercans that Bashar al Assad is trying to cut your Social security President Obama’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve Bank, Lawrence Summers, withdrew. Democrats vowed to block him. Five years ago during the financial panic. Larry Summers was the only banker optimstic enough to iron five shirts on a Sunday night. The White House canceled an event which honors Latin music and Hispanic Heritage Monday. It’s part of a September long vigil. However, in keeping with an old Mexican tradition, President Obama will light a candle on the day of the Powerball Lottery drawing. The N.Y. Post found the Obama Care questionaire will ask you how many sex partners you have plus your past drug use. This is healthy? Once you tell the U.S. all your sex and drug secrets, it’s a slippery slope to your own reality TV show, and death by overexposure.
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School is in full swing The school year is in full swing, homecoming is fast approaching, and our students are settling into their learning routines. As always, many things are happening at school and I hope to keep folks informed through this column. Of course our primary focus is student learning. Our mantra remains Creston CARES — Cultivating Achievement and Responsibility while Educating all Students. As that statement implies, student achievement is extremely important. We must all realize that caring for children includes wanting the best for them and for their futures. In the Creston Schools, the motivation for improved learning and student achievement stems from a genuine concern for our local kids. Sometimes people interpret a push for improved student achievement as somewhat cold or uncaring in general and that is not the case here. We realize that every test score has a face, a mind and personality attached to it. With that in mind, our annual scores from No Child Left Behind were recently reported. While these scores and associated repercussions are enough material for several articles, a couple trends are evident. First, our student attendance and graduation rates have improved and are above average. Second, our students’ scores in math and reading have improved in third grade through fifth grade and
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at the 11th grade level. Our sixth-grade through eighthgrade scores have not improved satisfactorily, but that is not a direct reflection on only the instruction and learning at the middle school. Performance levels on the standardized tests represent an accumulation of everything a student has learned in school over the years to that point. Of course several factors impact test scores, including actual knowledge, test-taking abilities, effort, attitude and all the many circumstances in each individual child’s life the day of the test. We have seen a terrific boost in scores by our 11th-graders, and we believe their improved efforts tied to student-developed incentives have made the difference. Our High Lakes Campus — Creston High School has evolved into a highly successful alternative learning environment. Twenty-four students currently attend including 13 who are on track to graduate next spring and several who have returned to school after previously dropping out. We are so proud of this set of students and of their efforts. Tracey Carlson-Lauer, lead instructor, along with Brenda Dillenburg, Rachel
Foth, and Larry McNutt serve our students in this program. As Tracey mentioned at Monday night’s board meeting, much of the success of the students in this program can be credited to the collaborative relationships that exist among students, parents and staff. The sharing agreement between Creston and Prescott Schools continues as the districts share a teacher, business manager and the superintendent. Our preschool programs work together, also. So far, the arrangement is functioning well, even though the needs of the two districts are very different at times. The two boards hope to build on the success attained to this point. Regarding facilities, hand rails are on their way for the CHS gym. We hope to have these installed before the winter season. Also, construction on the new transportation building, bus barn, should begin next month. The district will be advertising for bids soon. Progress on the two safe rooms has moved along briskly. The safe room at the elementary/ middle school will be a gym space, and the high school safe room will be classrooms. Finally, planning continues for dug-outs at the high school baseball field. These will be completed before they are needed next spring. Look for future updates in the months to come. Creston Cares!
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ENTERTAINMENT From cake mix come brownies Dear Heloise: A recipe for CHOCOLATE BROWNIES appeared in your column years ago. Unfortunately, I misplaced it. Could you please reprint it? — Brenda H., via email Absolutely! Here is the recipe for Heloise’s brownies from a cake mix. These are more cakelike brownies, but they will do in a pinch and with things you usually have on hand. Grab the following ingredients: 1 egg 3/4 cup water plus more as needed 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) 1 (18.25 ounces) box devil’sfood cake mix Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 13-by-9-inch pan. In a large bowl, mix together the egg, water and nuts (if using). Add the cake mix and STIR WELL. The batter will be thick; however, if it is too thick, add only a teaspoonful of water at a time to help thin it. Just be sure NOT to overmix. Pour into the greased pan and smooth the top. Bake for about 20-25 minutes for chewy brownies. If you like them more of a cake consistency, then bake them for a few minutes longer. You
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Think twice before you make promises to partners and close friends today, because you’re tempted to go overboard or promise more than you can deliver. Today’s Full Moon can actually aggravate this. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You are confident about issues at work today, which is why you want others to agree with you. Nevertheless, today’s Full Moon might create opposition against you. Tread carefully. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Parents should be vigilant about children today, because this is a Full Moon day and people’s judgment might be off. Nevertheless, it’s a playful, fun-loving day. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Don’t bite off more than you can chew in family discussions today. Just stay within your comfort level. And don’t exaggerate things. (Easy does it.) LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) If you’re at odds with others about financial matters today (which is likely because of today’s Full Moon), be careful what you say. You’re tempted to go overboard or promise too much. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Be careful about financial matters today. If shopping, you might be extravagant. Or you might overestimate a financial or business decision. Be aware of this. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Today’s Full Moon might create underlying stress for something. Nevertheless, you are optimistic and full of hope! (Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.) SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Disagreements with others might arise because of today’s Full Moon. However, your own personal optimism about something probably will carry the day. Look for a win/ win solution. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Difficulties with parents, bosses, teachers, VIPs and people in authority are likely today because of the Full Moon. On top of this, you might be expecting too much of others. Oops. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) This is a mildly accidentprone day because of the Full Moon’s energy. Therefore, pay
Hints from Heloise need to watch them and test for how “done” you like them. If you like desserts, especially cakes, then order my Heloise Cake Recipes pamphlet by sending $3 and a long, selfaddressed, stamped (66 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Cakes, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. Be sure to let the brownies cool before cutting, and use a plastic knife to cut them with little or no sticking! — Heloise NO EGGSHELLS Dear Heloise: Some time ago, I think you wrote NOT to put eggshells down the garbage disposal. Please tell me why, and don’t say, “Because I said so!” — John in Colorado Springs, Colo. Well, John, some experts suggest that a lot of eggshells can damage a disposal, but I personally don’t see how. The real point is that in large amounts, they also can clog the drains further down in the pipes! This is why you must run A LOT of water before,
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Horoscope attention to everything you say and do. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Do be careful with financial decisions, especially related to debt, taxes, inheritances and shared property. Your judgment might be off. Don’t give away the farm. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Because of difficulties with someone today, you might be tempted to acquiesce, give in or give away your fair share of something. Don’t do this to yourself.
YOU BORN TODAY You are organized. You also have an appreciation for beauty, which is why many of you have excellent taste. In fact, the appearance of things fascinates you and gives you pleasure — the appearance of your surroundings, your home, your image and whatever you handle. This year, you might set aside time to study or learn something valuable. (Your rewards soon will follow.) (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.
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reen beans are no longer a plain side dish for dinner. Here are some fun, kid-friendly recipes to try at home to help encourage your kids to eat a healthy serving of green beans. “Florida green beans are great with a dip. Try them with hummus, ranch or any of your favorite dressings,” suggested Justin Timineri, Executive Chef and Culinary Ambassador, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. You can find more delicious recipes for Florida green beans at http://bit.ly/flsnapbeans.
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The Power of Green Green beans are a flavorful way to eat healthy all year around. ■ They are a good source of dietary fiber. ■ Green beans contain vitamin C and folic acid. ■ They are also an important source of potassium and many micronutrients. ■ One cup of cooked, fresh green beans has only 30 calories and no fat, sodium or cholesterol.
When choosing beans, look for plump, crisp beans that are reasonably well shaped. The beans should have even color with fresh blossom ends and snap readily when broken. Many people prefer smaller beans, which are usually more tender.
Green Bean Poufs Yield: 4 servings 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed 1 can prepared crescent roll dough Fill large sized stock pot 3/4 of the way full and lightly salt water. Bring lightly salted water to rolling boil over mediumhigh heat. Fill medium-sized mixing bowl halfway with ice and water. Add trimmed and cut green beans to boiling water and let cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Using hand strainer, remove green beans from boiling water and place them into ice water to stop cooking. The green beans should be crisp-tender and vibrant green. After green beans have cooled down, remove from ice water and set aside. Dry blanched green beans with paper towel. Open tube of prepared crescent roll dough. Cut each dough roll into strips. Wrap bunches of 3 green beans in spiral manner and place on cookie sheet. Continue process until all dough and green beans are used. Bake wrapped green beans until the dough is cooked and golden brown. Let cool and serve. Kids Can: Wrap dough around the green beans.
Green Bean Stir-Fry Yield: 4 servings 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cups fresh green beans, ends trimmed 2 cups sweet bell peppers, sliced 2 cups zucchini, sliced thin 1 cup carrot, sliced thin 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon black and white sesame seeds Preheat large sauté pan or wok over medium high heat. Add olive oil to preheated pan. Carefully add all vegetables to preheated pan. Cook vegetables for 4 to 7 minutes or until desired doneness. Add honey and soy sauce to pan and stir to combine. Serve stir-fry with rice and garnish with sesame seeds. Chef’s Tip: Add favorite vegetables in place of the ones listed in recipe. Kids Can: Snap green beans and help measure honey and soy.
Green Bean and Potato Salad with Yogurt Dressing Yield: 8 to 10 servings 1/2 pound fresh green beans, washed, ends trimmed and cut into thirds 2 pounds potatoes, washed, peeled and diced large 1/2 cup low-fat yogurt 2 lemons, juiced 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 1/4 cup olive oil Sea salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste Fill large sized stock pot 3/4 of the way full and lightly salt water. Bring lightly salted water to rolling boil over mediumhigh heat. Fill medium-sized mixing bowl halfway with ice and water. Add trimmed and cut green beans to boiling water and let cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Using hand strainer, remove green beans from boiling water and place them into ice water to stop cooking. The green beans should be crisp-tender and vibrant green. After green beans have cooled down, remove from ice water and set aside. Carefully add cut potatoes to same boiling water greens beans were cooked in. Cook potatoes in boiling water for around 15 minutes depending on size. The potatoes should be slightly firm, yet tender to the bite. Using colander placed in the sink, drain potatoes and run cold water over them to cool off and stop cooking. In large mixing bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, parsley and olive oil. Stir yogurt mixture to combine. Taste potato salad and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Keep potato salad cold in refrigerator and stir before serving. Kids Can: Help combine ingredients for dressing.
what’s cookin’ in cookies with orange zest Cranberries, pecans, chocolate and orange zest. What couldn’t be better and a great combination of flavors all in a cookie? The orange zest in these cookies is a light flavor that will make you reach for one more. Enjoy these as a snack, with that morning cup of coffee or afternoon tea. Smakelijk eten! cranberry orange cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. grated orange zest 2 Tbsp. orange juice 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt 2 cups chopped dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts/pecans (optional) Glaze: 1/2 tsp. grated orange zest 3 Tbsp. orange juice 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
Preheat the oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg until well blended. Mix in 1 teaspoon orange zest and 2 tablespoons orange juice. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the orange mixture. Mix in cranberries (and walnuts and pecans), until evenly distributed. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cookies should be spaced at least 2 inches apart. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks. In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, 3 tablespoons orange juice and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Spread over the tops of cooled cookies. Let stand until set. To add even more flavor, you could add 3/4 cup mini white chocolate chips and you could substitute dried blueberries for the cranberries and have another great tasting cookie. orange chocolate chip cookies 1 cup packed light-brown sugar 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 large eggs 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. orange extract 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. orange zest 1 tsp. salt 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup granulated sugar Preheat oven to 350°. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer, whip together butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in eggs 1 at a time mixing after each addition. Mix in vanilla extract, orange extract and orange zest. Slowly add in dry mixture and mix until well incorporated. Gently stir in milk chocolate chips and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Drop cookies by heaping tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet and bake 9-11 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheet several minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. what’s cookin’ in kyp’s kitchen sponsored by:
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VS OST photo by LARRY PETERSON Members of the 2013 Murray football team are front row, from left: Garrett Staudt, Tyler Hightshoe, Dustin Miller, Dustin Teas, Owen Tracy, Zane Black and Hunner Siefkas. Second row, from left: Dakota Matlage, Collin Titus, Andrew Rider, Sam Rockhold, George Barber, Tyler Cashman, Alex Shaw and Sammy Prescott. Third row, from left: Assistant coach Danny Jensen, assistant coach Daryl Nerness, Dylan Callstrom, Matt Barnes, Ben Rockhold, Seth Nerness, Matt Rockhold, Brandon Short, Mark Snyder, assistant coach Steve Baker and head coach Keith Shields. Back row, from left: Quentin Siefkas, Dillon Hightshoe, Fisher Decker, Jack Jones, Thane Simmons, Bryce Keller, Joshua Barber, Dalton Winship and Caleb Miller. Not pictured: Cole Weir and Scott Funke.
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Judge steps down LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. beat Canelo Alvarez in the megafight on Saturday -on every scorecard except one. CJ Ross, the boxing judge who scored the Mayweather-Alvarez fight as a draw, confirmed that she is stepping down indefinitely, according to Las Vegas TV station 8 News NOW. Ross has been involved in two controversial decisions in the last 15 months. She also judged the Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao fight last year, and was one of two judges to score the bout in Bradley’s favor, despite overwhelming opinion that Pacquiao had earned the win. Ross sent an email to the Nevada Athletic Commission that read: “I will be taking some time off from boxing but will keep in touch,” according to a tweet from The Las Vegas Journal. Ross has been a judge since 1989.
PGA changes? ATLANTA -- Commissioner Tim Finchem said Tuesday that spectators in the gallery or television viewers alerting officials to possible rules issues is “difficult and awkward’’ and that the PGA Tour is studying the matter. Finchem, speaking at East Lake Golf Club, site of the season-ending Tour Championship, said specifically that the tour would look into whether it is fair for a player to be disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard when spectator or video information comes to light after the fact. Presently, if information becomes known prior to the conclusion of a tournament but after a player signed his scorecard -- thereby not adding penalty strokes -- he is disqualified. The issue is prominent again after the rules issue faced by Tiger Woods on Friday at the BMW Championship, where he was assessed a twostroke penalty only after enhanced slow-motion video footage showed that his ball moved while he attempted to remove debris. That calls for a twostroke penalty if the ball is not replaced, but Woods argued the ball only “oscillated’’ which would have meant no penalty. He would have been penalized one stroke had he replaced the ball. “It feels awkward when it happens,’’ said Finchem about the Woods incident, which only came to light because a PGA Tour camera crew was filming the golfer. “On the other hand, I hate to say it’s part of the tradition of the game because actually you can’t really argue that because it’s changed with the degree of television we have. I think we need to do some more thinking about it. I think people in the game need to think about it.’’ Woods has been involved in three high-profile rules situations this year, two of which came to light due to video. The one that occurred at the Masters would have seen him disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard.
Saintes debut in Creston with sweep By SCOTT VICKER
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Class 2A fourth-ranked Council Bluffs St. Albert put on a clinic in its first trip to Creston for a Hawkeye 10 Conference contest in any sport here Tuesday, as the Saintes swept the Panthers in three games. St. Albert rolled to a 25-6 win in game one, picked up a 25-15 win in game two and survived a tough test in game three, 26-24. “We kind of showed in game three what we’re capable of doing,” Creston head coach Polly Luther said. “That didn’t really do us any good in games one and two.” The Panthers jumped out to a 13-9 lead in game three when Angie Sorensen tipped the ball over the net, forcing St. Albert head coach Angie Lantz to call a timeout. The Saintes quickly regained the lead at 14-13 and then 18-16, but Creston continued to fight back, trying to force a fourth game. “I know that we’re capable of battling like that in sets one and two,” Luther said. “The girls just have
to know that and we have to come out and play hard from the start.” Later in the game, Sydney Dunphy terminated a point to tie the match at 23-23, but Grace Wettengel responded with a kill of her own to give the Saintes match point. Sorensen tied the match at 24-24 with one of her team-high eight kills, but St. Albert won the next two points to win the match on a Kylie Ferguson kill from the middle. “We kind of relaxed a little too much for my liking, and they know that,” Lantz said about the third game. “We tried to play everybody tonight and get them experience for our next matches coming up. That’s not always the best decision, but it’s a learning experience.” Ferguson gave the Panthers fits hitting from the middle of the floor, while Emily Rindone and Allison Wettengel also proved to be strong weapons. After the Panthers looked overwhelmed at times during the first two games, Creston played like Luther knows it can in game three.
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Creston junior Nicole Haley hits around a Council Bluffs St. Albert blocker during Please see Creston’s 3-0 loss to the Saintes on Tuesday. It was the first trip to Creston for Hawkeye PANTHERS, page 11A 10 Conference play in any sport for St. Albert.
Prep ratings High school football (First place votes) Class 4A — West Des Moines Dowling (8) 3-0; 2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (6) 3-0; 3. Iowa City West 3-0; 4. Urbandale 3-0; 5. Pleasant Valley 3-0; 6. Cedar Falls 3-0; 7. Bettendorf 3-0; 8. Ames 3-0; 9. Waukee 3-0; 10. Sioux City East 2-1. Others receiving votes: 11. (tie) Indianola and Davenport Assumption. Class 3A — 1. Sioux City Heelan (13) 3-0; 2. Harlan (1) 3-0; 3. Spencer 3-0; 4. Decorah 3-0; 5. Pella 3-0; 6. Clear Lake 3-0; 7. Grinnell 2-1; 8. Humboldt 3-0; 9. Williamsburg 2-1; 10. (tie) Webster City 3-0 and Boone 3-0. Others receiving votes: 12. Carroll; 13. Norwalk; 14. Creston/O-M. Class 2A — 1. Carroll Kuemper (9) 3-0; 2. Waukon (3) 3-0; 3. Spirit Lake (2) 3-0; 4. State Center West Marshall 3-0; 5. Union, La Porte City 3-0; 6. Albia 3-0; 7. Mediapolis 3-0; 8. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 3-0; 9. New Hampton 3-0; 10. Alleman, North Polk 3-0. Class 1A — 1. Iowa City Regina (12) 3-0; 2. Council Bluffs St. Albert (1) 3-0; 3. Calmar South Winneshiek (1) 3-0; 4. Dike-New Hartford 3-0; 5. St. Ansgar 3-0; 6. Wilton 3-0; 7. Mount Ayr 3-0; 8. Delhi Maquoekta Valley 3-0; 9. West Union North Fayette 3-0; 10. Van Meter 3-0. Others receiving votes: 12. (tie) Ogden and Ridge View. Class A — 1. Inwood
West Lyon (8) 3-0; 2. Fairbank Wapsie Valley (2) 3-0; 3. Brooklyn BGM (4) 3-0; 4. Ackley AGWSR 4-0; 5. Akron-Westfield 3-0; 6. Avoca AHST 3-0; 7. Montezuma 3-0; 8. East Mills 3-0; 9. Algona Garrigan 2-1; 10. Griswold 2-1. Eight-Man — 1. GIlbertville-Don Bosco (6) 4-0; 2. Elk Horn-Kimballton/Exira (7) 3-0; 3. Newell-Fonda (1) 3-0; 4. Adair-Casey 4-0; 5. West Bend-Mallard 4-0; 6. Springville 4-0; 7. Glidden-Ralston 3-0; 8. Correctionville River Valley 3-0; 9. Coon RapidsBayard 4-0; 10. Sidney 4-0. Others receiving votes: 11. (tie) Bussey Twin Cedars and Riceville. (Source: Associated Press) High school volleyball Class 1A — 1. Holy Trinity Catholic 5-0; 2. Janesville 5-1; 3. Tripoli 3-2; 4. Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 5-3; 5. Grandview Park Baptist 2-3; 6. New London 5-1; 7. Winfield-Mount Union 6-2; 8. Stanton 8-0; 9. Central Lyon 9-3; 10. Algona Bishop Garrigan 4-2; 11. Murray 2-0; 12. Lisbon 7-2; 13. Harris-Lake Park 8-4; 14. Springville 6-3; 15. Adair-Casey 7-0. Dropped out: Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (12). Class 2A — 1. Dike-New Hartford 7-1; 2. Western Christian 5-1; 3. SumnerFredericksburg 6-0; 4. Council Bluffs St. Albert 6-1; 5. Eddyville-Blakesburg/Fre-
mont 10-0; 6. Hinton 6-2; Edgewood-Colsburg 3-0; 8. Grundy Center 5-0; 9. Ridge View 7-1; 10. South Central Calhoun 14-1; 11. North Butler 5-0; 12. Lake Mills 6-2; 13. Hudson 11-1; 14. Sioux Central 7-1; 15. Des Moines Christian 11-3. Class 3A — 1. Sheldon 8-0; 2. Union 3-2; 3. Carroll Kuemper Catholic 3-0; 4. MOCFloyd Valley 2-1; 5. Red Oak 1-1; 6. Nevada 5-2; 7. Unity Christian 9-0; 8. Center PointUrbana 11-1; 9. Mount Vernon 7-1; 10. Algona 8-2; 11. Sioux Center 9-1; 12. East Sac County 12-1; 13. Mediapolis 8-0; 14. Bondurant-Farrar 105; 15. West Liberty 8-3. Class 4A — 1. Solon 8-0; 2. Harlan 9-2; 3. Waverly-Shell Rock 11-1; 4. West Delaware 8-2; 5. Indianola 6-2; 6. Davenport Assumption 5-1; 7. Charles City 11-2; 8. Cedar Rapids Xavier 6-2; 9. Sioux City Bishop Heelan 4-6; 10. Lewis Central 4-2; 11. Webster City 6-2; 12. Marion 4-3; 13. Dubuque Wahlert 1-2; 14. Clear Creek-Amana 6-2; 15. Mount Pleasant 7-0. Class 5A — 1. Bettendorf 6-0; 2. West Des Moines Dowling Catholic 9-1; 3. Ankeny 6-1; 4. Johnston 9-1; 5. Pleasant Valley 5-1; 6. Cedar Falls 7-1; 7. Dubuque Hempstead 7-2; 8. Urbandale 8-2; 9. Iowa City High 6-0; 10. Southeast Polk 9-1. (Source: Iowa Girls High T:8.5”Union.) School Athletic
Middle school football 7th grade CHARITON — The Creston/O-M seventh grade football team got off to a good start for the 2013 season with a 43-6 victory Thursday over Chariton. The Panthers also won the B game, 14-6. “Our ground game and play action passes were devastating,” said Panther coach Dick Clark. “The defense could have pitched a shutout, but our boys showed great sportsmanship.” Dale Boyer scored on a 40-yard run and two 20-yard passes from Hunter Simpson and a two-point run. Kylan Smallwood scored on runs of 45, 50 and 58 yards, and a twopoint run. Bryce Fitzgerald caught a two-point conversion pass from Simpson, and Boyer added a PAT kick. Opening holes up front were Dean Mongar, Kendall Crawford, Trevor Kinyon, James McDonald, Jacob Davis and Zac Hague. “We have a lot more team speed than past years and holding down the edges on ‘D’ are Matt Borha, Tristan Travis, Christen Gist and Walker Patterson,” Clark said. The B squad had an exciting come-from-behind victory. The Perry twins had solid performances, as Chris had a crafty 8-yard TD run and Tony filled in at center for Trenton Stull, who suffered a broken arm in his first game.
Beau Barncastle had a 10-yard touchdown run and Austin Schnormeier added the two-point run. Isaac Davis had four tackles and Jeff Dillenburg had three.
8th grade The Creston/O-M eighth graders topped Chariton in their opener, 35-14. Kolby Tomas had five carries for 62 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Panthers. Kolten Phelps added a rushing TD while running for 47 yards on six carries. Jaden Driskell was 1-of-2 passing for a 45-yard touchdown pass to Cole Higgins. Defensively, Dalten Bierle was in on seven tackles and returned a fumble recovery 40 yards for a touchdown. Evan Jacobson had two tackles, a fumble recovery and returned an interception for a TD. Treyg Webb had a 40-yard kick return. Other leading tacklers (solo-assists) were Trevor Downing 3-7, Dustin Merritt 2-6, Blake Sevier 2-4 and Higgins 1-5. “This was a great start to our season,” said Creston/OM coach Kristopher “Kritter” Hayes. “Our defense was on the field most of the game, which made it tough to get into an offensive rhythm. But we were opportunistic defensively due to numerous Chariton mistakes. We will continue getting better and look forward to Red Oak this week.”
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by Monday and seconded by Brown to proceed with the agreement with Ziegler Inc. for the purchase of a 2013 12M2 Caterpillar Motor Grader for $172,616.00 (which includes trade in of a Cat Motor Grader for $73,000) with 5 yearly payments of $37,588.37. Roll Call Vote; Brown aye, Monday aye, and Riley aye, motion carried. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERby Brown and secContinued from page 10A They’re aMotion little rawchairintosome Saint Albert is going to hit the STANDING: onded by Monday for the sign a Memorandum Understanding aspects, butof nothing thatbetween time ball.” the Union County Sheriff s Office and the “In game three, we finally andDepartment some touches on the onball Lantz, who had never seen Iowa the of Transportation software use policy. All voting aye, mostarted attacking the ball and Creston before Tuesday’s isn’t going to fix.” tion carried. we put points on the board,” contest, said she believes the Creston, nowCONSERVATION 5-3 overall RESOLUTION Motion by Monday and secondLuther said. “Our passes Panthers are headed in the TRUST: and 1-2 in the Hawkeye 10 ed by Brown to approve Resolution #4 for were better, our digs were right direction. Conference travelsNowtoonDeniFY 2013-2014 as follows: this 9th day of September, 2013, matter of an better, our sets were better, son-Schleswig ontheThursday. “For the first time ever see- operation transfer comes before the Union our attackers were getting up ing them, they have a lot of County St. Albert 13-1 Board ofimproved Supervisors. to WHEREis desired to transfer monies and hitting the ball. And our potential,” she said. “They AS: foritthe season and 1-1 in from the the Conservation Land Acquisition Trust blockers were getting up and have some kids, give them Fund Hawkeye with a loss to (0027) to10, the Conservation Capital Fund (1510), and WHEREAS: getting hands on it, which is a little time and they’re go- Project Lewis Central. said operating transfer is in accordance pretty key since, obviously, ing to be pretty solid players. with SectionCreston 331.432 ofstatistics the Code of Iowa. Haylee BE Serving AND IT IS(aces) HEREBY—RESOLVED that the sum of $14,950 is ordered to be transferred from the Conservation Land Acquisition Trust Fund to the Conservation Capital Project Fund, effective this 9th day of September, 2013. The Auditor is directed to correct the books accordingly, and to notify the Treasurer of this operating transfer accompanying the notification with a copy of this resolution and the record of its adoption. Roll call vote; Brown aye, Monday aye, and Riley aye, motion carried. CLERK S REPORT: Motion by Brown and seconded by Monday to accept the Clerk s Report. All voting aye, motion carried. CLAIM: Motion by Monday and seconded by Brown to approve claims REGULAR SESSION 118518-118649. All voting aye, motion September 09, 2013 carried. The Union County Board of Supervi- 0001 GENERAL BASIC FUND sors met in regular session on Monday, A-1 WINDOW SERVICE...............140.00 September 09, 2013. The meeting was AFTON STAR ENTERPRISE........555.44 called to order at 9:00 AM with the fol- ALLIANT ENERGY....................2,280.36 lowing members present: Dennis Brown, ARAMARK........................................12.17 Lois Monday, and Ron Riley. B M SALES......................................254.50 AGENDA: Motion by Monday and CERRO GORDO COUNTY seconded by Riley to approve the Agenda. AUDITOR.....................................2,483.50 All voting aye, motion carried. CHAMBERLAIN...............................20.00 MINUTES: Motion by Brown and CRESTON FARM & HOME SUPPLY seconded by Monday to approve the INC....................................................123.65 September 04, 2013 minutes. All voting CRESTON HIGH SCHOOL........1,160.00 aye, motion carried. CRESTON PUBLISHING CO........107.76 OPEN FORUM: No one spoke during CRESTON TRUE VALUE.............347.55 open forum. CULLIGAN........................................11.50 ENGINEER: Steve Akes, Union Coun- D&T MOWING...............................705.00 ty Engineer, presented and discussed the DECATUR CO SHERIFF.................21.47 weekly maintenance activity report and EDWARDS CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER REPORTING consideration of the purchase of a newBluffs SERVICE..........................................278.80 Creston junior Natalie Mostekthe dives to dig out a Council St. Albert attack during dump truck. Utility Permit: Motion by EMC..................................................191.36 the Saintes’ 3-0 sweep of Creston onandTuesday. Monday seconded by Brown to ap- FAMILY SHOE STORE.................145.00 prove a Utility Permit for Farmers Electric FARMERS COOPERATIVE Cooperative Inc. to place 7200 volt 3 COMPANY........................................59.63 phase underground in Section 9 of Doge FARMERS ELECTRIC COOP....3,347.18 Township 300 ft. West of Pheasant Ave GE CONSUMER FINANCE...........285.91 on REA Road. All voting aye, motion car- GREEN VALLEY PEST ried. Project Agreement for Green Val- CONTROL..........................................43.00 ley Lake Recreational Trail: Motion by HEARTLAND TIRE & AUTO.........92.91 Brown and seconded by Monday for the IOWA DEPT OF NATURAL chair to sign the Project Agreement for RESOURCES...................................340.00 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT Green Valley Lake Recreational Trail be- IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE....30.00 UNION COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF tween Union County and the Iowa Depart- IOWA STATE ASSOC OF ment of Natural Resources. All voting aye, COUNTIES...................................1,025.00 DANA HARPER, Deceased. motion carried. New Contracts for 2014 IOWA TOOL & MANUFACTURING Probate No. ESPR015588 and 2015 Bridge Ratings: Motion by INC....................................................125.00 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND Brown and seconded by Monday for the JENNIE EDMUNDSON chair to sign the New Contracts for 2014 HOSPITAL.......................................186.00 NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate and 2015 Bridge Rating with Calhoun- LEGAL DIRECTORIES of Dana Harper, Deceased, who died on or Burns and Associates Inc. All voting aye, PUBLISHING C ................................60.75 about August 10, 2013: motion carried. Parking Resolution: Mo- MAFFETT..........................................20.00 You are hereby notified that on the tion by Monday and seconded by Brown MAIL SERVICES LLC................4,158.22 27th day of August, 2013, the last will and to approve Resolution #3 for FY 2013- MASTERCARD/ISSB testament of Dana Harper, deceased, bear- 2014 as follows: On South Cherry Street (IA ST SAV BK)..............................567.97 ing date of the 13th day of June, 2013, beginning at the intersection of 185th MC NAUGHT....................................20.00 was admitted to probate in the above Street and continuing south to the entrance NIMCO.............................................919.16 named court and that Jane E. Rosien was of the Creston Municipal Airport. NISSLY.............................................114.00 appointed executor of the estate. Any ac- WHEREAS: Chapter 306 of the Code of OFFICE MACHINES COMPANY tion to set aside the will must be brought Iowa charges the Union County Board of INC....................................................149.00 in the district court of said county within Supervisors with control of the local Sec- PEARSON FAMILY FUNERAL the later to occur of four months from the ondary Roads within the county, WHERE- SRVS..............................................1,000.00 date of the second publication of this no- AS: Section 321.255 of said Code states PETZNICKS.......................................63.85 tice or one month from the date of mailing that local authorities within their respec- POKORNY BP & AUTOMOTIVE of this notice to all heirs of the decedent tive jurisdiction shall place and maintain SERVICE..........................................190.00 and devisees under the will whose identi- such traffic control devices upon high- POSTMASTER................................147.20 ties are reasonably ascertainable, or there- ways within jurisdiction as they may deem POWERS FUNERAL HOMES.......370.00 after be forever barred. necessary to indicate and carry out the RHINE BODY REPAIR..................101.28 Notice is further given that all persons provisions of Chapter 320, or ordinances, SCADDEN..........................................11.60 indebted to the estate are requested to or to regulate, warn or guide traffic, SIDDENS, TERI................................25.00 make immediate payment to the under- WHEREAS: Section 321.239 of said Code SOUTHERN IA RURAL WATER signed, and creditors having claims states that local authorities may adopt, ASSOC................................................70.50 against the estate shall file them with the amend, or repeal traffic ordinances to reg- SUPREME CLEANERS....................51.00 clerk of the above named district court, as ulate or prohibit the standing or parking THATCHER.......................................90.40 provided by law, duly authenticated, for within the right-of-way of any highway THE TONER PLACE......................300.00 allowance, and unless so filed by the later under its jurisdiction, NOW THEREFORE U S CELLULAR..............................145.81 to occur of four months from the second BE IT RESOLVED: That the Union UNION COUNTY ENGINEER...1,057.58 publication of this notice or one month County Engineer is hereby charged with VISA/ISSB (TREASURER)..............17.12 from the date of mailing of this notice (un- the responsibility of erecting and main- WALKER.........................................294.45 less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is taining No Parking signs on both sides of WASTE MGMT OF CRESTON.....136.34 thereafter forever barred. the road from 3:30 PM Friday, September WINDSTREAM............................1,774.93 Dated this 28th day of August, 2013. 20, 2013 through 7:30AM Monday, WINDSTREAM COMM. INC....1,092.12 Jane B. Rosien September 23, 2013. Roll call vote; Mon- 0001 GENERAL BASIC FUND Executor of estate day aye, Brown aye, and Riley aye, mo- TOTAL:.....................................27,320.97 223 B. Court Avenue, PO Box 67 tion carried. 0002 GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL Winterset, Iowa 50273-0067 PUBLIC HEARING: Motion by ACCESS SYSTEMS LEASING.....289.20 Jane E. Rosien Brown and seconded by Monday to open ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC..112.85 Attorney for executor the public hearing at 10:02 AM for the AFTON STAR ENTERPRISE........371.00 FLANDER CASPER & ROSIEN P.C. purchase of a new motor grader. Roll Call ISACA – TREASURER....................70.00 223 E.Court Avenue, P.O. Box 67 Vote; Brown aye, Monday aye, and Riley MASTERCARD/ISSB Winterset, Iowa 50273-0067 aye, motion carried. Present at the public (IA ST SAV BK)................................21.34 Telephone: (515) 462-4912 hearing were Karon Finn and Jake MATT PARROTT AND SONS...1,123.17 Date of second publication: Sept. 18, 2013 Waddingham. There were no comments OFFICE DEPOT-CATALOG received for or against the purchase of a ORDERS........................................1,642.08 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT new motor grader to the Board of Supervi- TYLER INSURANCE SERVICES UNION COUNTY sors, Auditor s Office, or public. The Pub- INC....................................................912.00 IN THE MATTER OF lic Hearing closed at 10:15 AM. Motion WARD.................................................15.26 THE ESTATE OF by Monday and seconded by Brown to 0002 GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL Doris M. Hood, Deceased. proceed with the agreement with Ziegler TTL: ..............................................4,556.90 Probate No. ESPR015599 Inc. for the purchase of a 2013 12M2 0010 MH-DD SERVICES FUND NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, Caterpillar Motor Grader for $172,616.00 ALEGENT HEALTH......................384.00 OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, (which includes trade in of a Cat Motor C A R E..........................................7,750.00 AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Grader for $73,000) with 5 yearly pay- CAROL CLARK ATTORNEY AT To All Persons Interested in the Estate ments of $37,588.37. Roll Call Vote; LAW..................................................174.74 of Doris M Hood, Deceased, who died on Brown aye, Monday aye, and Riley aye, COMMUNITY CARE INC..........2,869.67 or about September 7, 2013: motion carried. CROSSROADS MENTAL You are hereby notified that on the 4th MEMORANDUM OF UNDER- HLTH...........................................15,785.34 day of September, 2013, the last will and STANDING: Motion by Brown and sec- INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES...10,321.02 testament of Doris M. Hood, deceased, onded by Monday for the chair to sign a JENNIE EDMUNDSON bearing date of the 14th day of Novem- Memorandum of Understanding between HOSPITAL....................................2,641.00 ber, 2000 was admitted to probate in the the Union County Sheriff s Office and the RICHARD L WILSON PC..............127.30 above named court and that Gail Keith Iowa Department of Transportation on the UNION COUNTY SHERIFF..........500.10 Hood was appointed executor of the es- software use policy. All voting aye, mo- WAUBONSIE MENTAL HEALTH tate. Any action to set aside the will must tion carried. CENTER...........................................157.50 be brought in the district court of said RESOLUTION CONSERVATION 0010 MH-DD SERVICES FUND county within the later to occur of four TRUST: Motion by Monday and second- TOTAL:......................................40,710.67 months from the date of the second publi- ed by Brown to approve Resolution #4 for 0011 RURAL SERVICES BASIC cation of this notice or one month from the FY 2013-2014 as follows: Now on this 9th BANKERS LEASING CO............... 44.63 date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of day of September, 2013, the matter of an CRESTON TRUE VALUE...............90.98 the decedent and devisees under the will operation transfer comes before the Union FRANKS SERVICE........................169.00 whose identities are reasonably ascertain- County Board of Supervisors. WHERE- HUSBAND.......................................158.77 able, or thereafter be forever barred. AS: it is desired to transfer monies from TUSSEY.......................................... 400.00 Notice is further given that all persons the Conservation Land Acquisition Trust UNION COUNTY ENGINEER........30.29 indebted to the estate are requested to Fund (0027) to the Conservation Capital 0011 RURAL SERVICES BASIC make immediate payment to the under- Project Fund (1510), and WHEREAS: TOTAL:...........................................893.67 signed, and creditors having claims said operating transfer is in accordance 0020 SECONDARY ROAD FUND against the estate shall file them with the with Section 331.432 of the Code of Iowa. clerk of the above named district court, as BE AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED ADVANCED AG LLC....................320.23 AGRILAND FS INC..................23,907.29 provided by law, duly authenticated, for that the sum of $14,950 is ordered to be AKES..................................................33.30 allowance, and unless so filed by the later transferred from the Conservation Land AKIN BUILDING CENTER...........431.31 to occur of four months from the second Acquisition Trust Fund to the ConservaARAMARK......................................177.12 publication of this notice or one month tion Capital Project Fund, effective this from the date of mailing of this notice (un- 9th day of September, 2013. The Auditor ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY.........250.42 BANKERS LEASING CO..............112.23 less otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is is directed to correct the books accordingCALHOUN-BURNS & ASSOC thereafter forever barred. ly, and to notify the Treasurer of this oper- INC................................................... 568.25 Dated this 12th day of September, ating transfer accompanying the notificaCFI TIRE.......................................2,533.44 2013. tion with a copy of this resolution and the Gail Keith Hood record of its adoption. Roll call vote; CRESTON AUTOMOTIVE INC.................................................1,362.08 Executor of estate Brown aye, Monday aye, and Riley aye, CRESTON FARM & HOME SUPPLY 701 W. Buchanan Street motion carried. INC....................................................113.16 Winterset, IA 50273 CLERK S REPORT: Motion by FASTENAL COMPANY................204.87 Loretta L. Harvey, ICIS PIN No: 15204 Brown and seconded by Monday to accept FRANKS SERVICE.........................808.00 Attorney for executor the Clerk s Report. All voting aye, motion FREIGHTLINER OF DES MOINES Mullin, Mullin and Harvey carried. INC......................................................75.41 109 W Montgomery St. P.O Box 85, CLAIM: Motion by Monday and sec- HOTSY CLEANING SYSTEMS Creston, IA 50801 onded by Brown to approve claims INC....................................................374.22 118518-118649. All voting aye, motion HUGHES FEED & SUPPLY.......1,106.90 REGULAR SESSION carried. INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES..........53.00 September 09, 2013 IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES.......352.80 The Union County Board of Supervi- 0001 GENERAL BASIC FUND A-1 WINDOW SERVICE...............140.00 LOGAN CONTRACTORS sors met in regular session on Monday, September 09, 2013. The meeting was AFTON STAR ENTERPRISE........555.44 SUPPLY..............................................19.95 called to order at 9:00 AM with the fol- ALLIANT ENERGY....................2,280.36 MCCRACKEN...................................28.86 lowing members present: Dennis Brown, ARAMARK........................................12.17 METAL CULVERTS INC.........23,706.84 B M SALES......................................254.50 NAPA.............................................2,286.85 Lois Monday, and Ron Riley. O'HALLORAN INTERNATIONAL AGENDA: Motion by Monday and CERRO GORDO COUNTY seconded by Riley to approve the Agenda. AUDITOR.....................................2,483.50 INC................................................... 591.28 CHAMBERLAIN...............................20.00 PERU QUARRY INC...................5,742.44 All voting aye, motion carried. MINUTES: Motion by Brown and CRESTON FARM & HOME SUPPLY POKORNY BP & AUTOMOTIVE INC....................................................123.65 SERVIC..............................................32.02 seconded by Monday to approve the September 04, 2013 minutes. All voting CRESTON HIGH SCHOOL........1,160.00 SCHILDBERG CONSTRUCTION CRESTON PUBLISHING CO........107.76 INC...............................................18,266.43 aye, motion carried. OPEN FORUM: No one spoke during CRESTON TRUE VALUE.............347.55 ZIEGLER INC...............................2,156.82 CULLIGAN........................................11.50 0020 SECONDARY ROAD FUND open forum. ENGINEER: Steve Akes, Union Coun- D&T MOWING...............................705.00 TOTAL:......................................85,615.52 DECATUR CO SHERIFF.................21.47 1510 CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND ty Engineer, presented and discussed the SCHAEFER EXCAVATING weekly maintenance activity report and EDWARDS REPORTING the consideration of the purchase of a new SERVICE..........................................278.80 INC...............................................14,950.00 EMC..................................................191.36 1510 CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND dump truck. Utility Permit: Motion by Monday and seconded by Brown to ap- FAMILY SHOE STORE.................145.00 TOTAL:......................................14,950.00 FARMERS COOPERATIVE 1520 COUNTY CAPITAL PROJECTS prove a Utility Permit for Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc. to place 7200 volt 3 COMPANY........................................59.63 FUND phase underground in Section 9 of Doge FARMERS ELECTRIC COOP....3,347.18 CERRO GORDO COUNTY Township 300 ft. West of Pheasant Ave GE CONSUMER FINANCE...........285.91 AUDITOR...................................15,500.00 1520 CNTY CAPTL PROJECTS FND on REA Road. All voting aye, motion car- GREEN VALLEY PEST ried. Project Agreement for Green Val- CONTROL..........................................43.00 TTL:.............................................15,500.00 ley Lake Recreational Trail: Motion by HEARTLAND TIRE & AUTO.........92.91 4003 EMPOWERMENT ALEGENT HEALTH AT Brown and seconded by Monday for the IOWA DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES...................................340.00
TTL: ..............................................4,556.90 0010 MH-DD SERVICES FUND ALEGENT HEALTH......................384.00 C A R E..........................................7,750.00 CAROL CLARK ATTORNEY AT LAW..................................................174.74 COMMUNITY CARE INC..........2,869.67 CROSSROADS MENTAL HLTH...........................................15,785.34 INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES...10,321.02 LaMasters 100 percent, Hanna JENNIE EDMUNDSON Luther 100 percent, Alyssa Higgins HOSPITAL....................................2,641.00 100 percent. RICHARD L WILSON PC..............127.30 Attacks (kills)SHERIFF..........500.10 — Angie Sorensen UNION COUNTY WAUBONSIE MENTAL 8, Sydney Dunphy 5, HEALTH Jenna Taylor CENTER...........................................157.50 4, Nicole Haley 3, Natalie Mostek 0010 MH-DD SERVICES FUND 2, Hanna Luther 1. TOTAL:......................................40,710.67 Digs — Haylee LaMasters 8, 0011 RURAL SERVICES BASIC Alli Thomsen 4, Jami Sickels 3, BANKERS LEASING CO............... 44.63 Natalie Mostek 2, Hanna Luther 1, CRESTON TRUE VALUE...............90.98 Ashley Bargstadt 1. FRANKS SERVICE........................169.00 HUSBAND.......................................158.77 TUSSEY.......................................... 400.00 UNION COUNTY ENGINEER........30.29 Creston JV BASIC team im0011The RURAL SERVICES TOTAL:...........................................893.67 proved to 8-0 for the season 0020 SECONDARY ROAD FUND with a 2-0 over CounADVANCED AG win LLC....................320.23 AGRILAND INC..................23,907.29 cil BluffsFSSt. Albert here on AKES..................................................33.30 Tuesday. AKIN BUILDING CENTER...........431.31 ARAMARK......................................177.12 Alyssa Higgins led the PanARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY.........250.42 BANKERS LEASING CO..............112.23 thers with 12 digs, while OlivCALHOUN-BURNS & ASSOC ia Nielsen and Audrey INC...................................................Fyock 568.25 CFI TIRE.......................................2,533.44 each recorded three aces. CRESTON AUTOMOTIVE “Tonight was a good win,” INC.................................................1,362.08 CRESTON & HOME SUPPLY Creston FARM JV coach Jessie McINC....................................................113.16 Clellan said. “Marie Hood put FASTENAL COMPANY................204.87 FRANKS the ballSERVICE.........................808.00 away for us countless FREIGHTLINER OF DES MOINES times and really stepped up as INC......................................................75.41 HOTSY CLEANING SYSTEMS a leader. Our girls are playing INC....................................................374.22 well, but need to buckle down HUGHES FEED & SUPPLY.......1,106.90 INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIES..........53.00 and focus as we enter into IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES.......352.80 CONTRACTORS LOGAN more conference play.” SUPPLY..............................................19.95 MCCRACKEN...................................28.86 METAL CULVERTS INC.........23,706.84 The Creston freshmen fell NAPA.............................................2,286.85 INTERNATIONAL O'HALLORAN to 0-8 for the season with a INC................................................... 591.28 PERU INC...................5,742.44 25-8,QUARRY 25-14, 14-8 loss to CounPOKORNY BP & AUTOMOTIVE cil Bluffs St. Albert here on SERVIC..............................................32.02 SCHILDBERG Tuesday. CONSTRUCTION INC...............................................18,266.43 “We INC...............................2,156.82 played a pretty good ZIEGLER FUND 0020 SECONDARY ROAD team,” freshman coach Mike TOTAL:......................................85,615.52 McCabe said. “We did some FUND 1510 CAPITAL PROJECTS SCHAEFER EXCAVATING good things, but still have to INC...............................................14,950.00 gainCAPITAL some consistency.” 1510 PROJECTS FUND TOTAL:......................................14,950.00 1520 COUNTY CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND CERRO GORDO COUNTY AUDITOR...................................15,500.00 1520 CNTY CAPTL PROJECTS FND TTL:.............................................15,500.00 4003 EMPOWERMENT ALEGENT HEALTH AT HOME-CORNING........................2,257.39 CARTER AGENCY INC.............1,506.00 SICKELS.......................................7,681.56 SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE.....................................6,140.46 TAYLOR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH...........................................342.82 4003 EMPOWERMENT TOTAL:......................................17,928.23 4004 LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER ALLIANT ENERGY....................3,497.18 ARAMARK........................................15.58 B M SALES......................................306.50 BOB BARKER COMPANY INC...301.81 BYERS LOCK SHOP........................64.90 CENTRAL PLAINS ELECTRIC......98.80 COUNSEL OFFICE & DOCUMENT....................................167.99 FIRST COMMUNICATIONS LLC...................................................218.24 GREEN VALLEY PEST CONTROL..........................................35.00 KELTEK INCORPORATED.....26,953.42 MAINSTAY SYSTEMS INC....11,265.00 MASTERCARD/ISSB IA ST SAV BK............................................117.82 MEDIACOM....................................135.90 MEYER LABORATORY INC.......265.40 NAPA..................................................28.38 NEWTON OVERHEAD DOORS....82.71 OFFICE MACHINES COMPANY INC......................................................50.58 TAC 10........................................13,975.00 TYLER INSURANCE SERVICES INC.................................................2,100.00 WASTE MGMT OF CRESTON.....136.34 4004 LAW ENFORCEMENT CNTR TTL:............................................59,816.55 4100 COUNTY ASSESSMENT EXPENSE ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC....55.00 BANKERS LEASING CO...............103.54 HANER.............................................126.00 OFFICE MACHINES COMPANY INC......................................................11.65 SO CENTRAL DIST ISAA TREAS..............................................225.00 WINDSTREAM...............................113.00 4100 COUNTY ASSESSMNT EXPNS TTL:.................................................634.19 4960 SANITARY LANDFILL AKIN BUILDING CENTER...........160.00 ALLIANT ENERGY.......................601.37 AUDITOR OF STATE....................175.00 BARKER IMPLEMENT (CRESTON).....................................300.90 BEDFORD TIMES-PRESS...............25.00 BRIAN GAY CONSTRUCTION......................50,887.87 BRICK GENTRY P C.....................112.50 CASEY'S GEN STORES INC........368.14 CRESTON FARM & HOME SUPPLY INC......................................................34.58 CRESTON FIRE DEPARTMENT.. .37.00 CRESTON MUNICIPAL UTILITIES..........................................42.47 FASTENAL COMPANY..................17.67 FELD FIRE 80.00 GRP & ASSOCIATES.....................106.00 IOWA DNR.................................22,321.25 METRO WASTE AUTHORITY..............................22,985.38 MIDWESTERN EQUIPMENT 15,300.00 PRECISION APPLICATORS LLC..............................................12,357.40 SCHULTES.......................................76.95 WINDSTREAM...............................180.60 4960 SANITARY LANDFILL TOTAL:....................................126,170.08 GRAND TOTAL: ..................394,096.78 ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, meeting was adjourned at 11:40 AM. ATTEST: SANDY HYSELL, AUDITOR BY: RONALD J RILEY, CHAIR
South Central Iowa Regional E911 Minutes August 28, 2013 The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Paul Welch, Chair. Other members present were Denny Denton, Phyllis Mullen, Karen Benson, Jo Duckworth, Steve Shelley, Dani Gray, Nate Bucher, Angela Henry, Ronda Rus-sell, and Stephen Patterson. Also present were Lyn Hansen (Hansen s M & M Services), Steve Holmes (Racom), and Joni Walston (SCI Administrator). The minutes of the July meeting were reviewed. Motion by Mullen to approve the July minutes as presented. Second by Shelley. All ayes. The Board reviewed the activities and financial reports. Motion by Henry to approve the activities and financial reports as presented. Second by Russell. All ayes. The bills were then reviewed. The Chair asked for review of the Sleuth and Racom bills. Holmes reviewed the CLIPS presentation of last month. The single license originally suggested, but not feasible, can be converted to individual licenses for any PSAP wanting the program. Training would be at no cost to SCI. The bill reflects 90% of the CLIPS project with 10% left upon satisfactory performance. Welch indicated the bill is for seven counties and several don't want CLIPS. In fact, only Adams and Madison are interested. At the last meeting Comsis indicated it would provide cost/maintenance per site information to Walston within a few days. That has not been provided and Welch indicated SCI would not pay this bill with only two interested and not knowing the maintenance costs. Motion by Duckworth to not pay the Racom bill presented. Second by Benton. All ayes. The Sleuth bill is the annual maintenance cost for the CAD software for the five counties interested in that program. Adair and Union are not interested at this time. Walston recommended paying this bill. Motion by Duckworth to pay the
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Sports briefs IPTV pact JOHNSTON — The Board of Directors of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) has selected Iowa Public Television (IPTV) as the television provider for its state tournament events. The three-year agreement will begin with the 2014 Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament championship games. IPTV will South Central Iowa Regional E911 Minutes also televise the state fiAugust 28, 2013 nals in soccer, softball The meeting was called to order atand 7:00 p.m. by Paul Welch, Chair. are Other also memvolleyball. There bers present were Denny Denton, Phyllis Mullen, Karen Benson, Joseasonal Duckworth, plans to broadcast Steve Shelley, Dani Gray, Nate Bucher, specials that will recap Angela Henry, Ronda Rus-sell, the and Stephen Patterson.&Also present were Lyn swimming diving, cross Hansen (Hansen s M & M Services), Steve Holmes (Racom), Joni Walston (SCI country andandbowling state Administrator). tournaments inJuly themeeting winter The minutes of the were reviewed. Mullen to approve and theMotion trackby & field, tenthe July minutes as presented. Second by Shelley. All ayes. nis and golf state champiThe Board reviewed the activities and onships in the spring. financial reports. Motion by Henry to approve the activities and financial “We are thrilled toreports part-as presented. Second by Russell. All ayes. Thewith bills Iowa were then reviewed. The ner Public TeleChair asked for review of the Sleuth and vision,” saidreviewed IGHSAU the CLIPS Racom bills. Holmes presentation of last month. The single Executive Director Mikelicense originally suggested, but not feasible, can be“It converted individual licensDick. was tovery impores for any PSAP wanting the program. tant to usbethat every Training would at no cost to SCI.IoThe bill reflects 90% of the CLIPS project with wan had the opportunity 10% left upon satisfactory performance. indicated bill istournafor seven toWelch watch our the state counties and several don't want CLIPS. In ments television. IPTV fact, only on Adams and Madison are interested. At the last meeting Comsis indicatprovides us with that oped it would provide cost/maintenance per site information to Walston within a few portunity.” days. That has not been provided and Theindicated board chose Welch SCI would not paythe this
bill with only two interested and not knowing the maintenance costs. Motion by Duckworth to not pay the Racom bill presented. Second by Benton. All ayes. The Sleuth bill is the annual maintenance cost for the CAD software for the five counties interested in that program. Adair and Union are not interested at this time. Walston recommended paying this bill. Motion by Duckworth to pay the Sleuth bill as presented. Second by Russell. All ayes. Motion by Duckworth to pay all the remaining bills as presented. Second by Mullen. All ayes. Hansen presented her written report. There are issues with the Arc GIS10.1 and certain locaters not working. GeoCom is working on this and Hansen is also working with Ezri to correct problems. Updates have been placed on GeoLink 2 server but can t be transferred to server one until the problems are fixed. There has been no further reports of any grey-out areas on the mapping so that appears solved. Benson reported on problems with dispatch getting onto mapping. It required Racom to reset the server and has happened several times. This will be checked. Walston reported she is training the new assistant, Danielle Henry, from the high school program. She is learning very quickly. The assistant last year was paid $8.00/hour with evaluation and possibly to $10.00 after three months. Motion by Mullen to pay Henry $8.00/hour with a three-month evaluation with a possible increase to $10.00/hour. Second by Shelley. All ayes. Walston will have her come to meet the Board next meeting. Welch reported that at the last meeting Sorum indicated that after SCI has paid the project costs that any new issues will go to individual vendors. Welch stressed that the RFP requires that Racom remain as the one-point contact for problems. Holmes assured the Board that he will relay that to staff. Welch then asked Holmes to address the Board. He indicated that the State is working with the four major providers of wireless and will be providing text 911 by May, 2014. His concern is many fold in that he believes there is too much code to write, there is no planned guidelines and training, etc. He indicated that there is a transfer problem in Clarke Co. Century Link has been contacted to make appropriate changes after it was learned that calls were improperly routed. This should be done on the 29th. Racom will check with Clarke Co. to be sure it is completed. Holmes indicated that the State dispatch will no longer accept wire line transfers. The State Patrol indicates it is due to cost issues. The wireless calls still all go to Johnston and will be transferred. Holmes recommended Racom be okayed to remove the transfer option to State Patrol. The Board concurred with this suggestion. There will be a new release of MaxDispatch soon. He is unsure of all the items to be addressed but they will all be designed to support NextGen 911. There are always going to be glitches as this process moves along but Racom intends to make it as painless as possible. He feels putting text and TDD together will be one challenge. In response to a question Walston indicated that circuit charges for Windstream are $1300/month and MediaCom are $2810/month. Holmes has been approached by a provider that might save circuit costs for SCI. He will research this. He views as open issues for further work: a) Adair Co. monitor issues, b) subsystem failure warning in Clarke and Adams Counties, and c) phone compatibility issues to eliminate the number of phones in use. Bucher asked how long it takes for a 911 unanswered call to roll to another PSAP? Holmes indicated it only rolls if both 911 lines and the designated administration line are all busy. Otherwise, it doesn't. Patterson asked how the new $.35 wireless surcharge will affect SCI revenue. Duckworth said that wireless companies get some costs reimbursed first. Then the $.35 will be distributed to PSAPs based on the report that will have to be completed showing costs, service areas, call volume, etc. That form has not been developed yet and will be a joint effort by Walston and the data each PSAP provides annually. The meeting was adjourned at 7:59 p.m. Stephen Patterson Secretary SPECIAL SESSION September 13, 2013 The Union County Board of Supervisors met in special session on Friday, September 13, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 1:00 PM with the following members present: Lois Monday, Dennis Brown, and Ron Riley. AGENDA: Motion by Monday and seconded by Brown to approve the Agenda. All voting aye, motion carried. CANVASS SCHOOL ELECTION: Motion by Brown and seconded by Monday to approve the Canvass for the School Election held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Roll call vote; Monday aye, Brown aye, and Riley aye, motion carried. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, meeting was adjourned at 1:20 PM. ATTEST: SANDY HYSELL, AUDITOR BY: RONALD J RILEY, CHAIR THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT UNION COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HOWARD LONG, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR015597 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of HOWARD LONG, Deceased, who died
IPTV proposal over one from Mediacom, which is currently received in 23 percent of Iowa households.
Creston U18 Wildfire team coached by Bob Irr recently won two shutout matches. On Sept. 8, Creston Wildfire beat Carlisle 6-0. Ben Irr had two goals, and scoring one goal each were Gavin Woods, Levi Eblen, Kaleb Cook and Brant Hudson. Creston Wildfire defeated Earlham 7-0 on Sept. 15. Ben Irr had a hat trick with three goals, while Skylar Cook, Brandon Lee, Savannah Hartman and Levi Eblen had one goal each.
The National Federation of High Schools reports that Iowa had the highest total attendance of any high school state track and field meets in the nation. The leaders: 1. Iowa 34,311 (3 days); 2. Ohio 27,441 (2 days); 3. Texas 26,102 (2 days); 4. Oregon 23,155 (3 days); 5. THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT Kansas 20,001 (2 days). UNION COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HOWARD LONG, Deceased. Probate No. ESPR015597 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of HOWARD LONG, Deceased, who died on or about August 22, 2013: You are hereby notified that on the 10th day of September, 2013, the last will and testament of HOWARD LONG, deceased, bearing date of the 17th day of March, 1998 * FIRST CODICIL DATED 8-20-1998 was admitted to probate in the above named court and that PAMEL L. JONES was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 10th day of September, 2013. PAMELA L. JONES Executor of estate 1319 220TH ST., CRESTON, IA 50801 Clint Hight, ICIS PIN No: AT0003539 Attorney for executor Clint Hight, P.C. 164 Public Square P.O Box 32, Greenfleld, IA 50849 Date of second publication: Sept. 23rd, 2013
IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY THE STATE OF IOWA, Ex. Rel. TIMOTHY R. KENYON UNION COUNTY ATTORNEY IN THE INTEREST OF M.M.L., A CHILD Juvenile No. JV-JV-002894 SUMMONS AND NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION TO: Ashley Lambert - Mother of the Child Last Known Address: 134 W. 3rd Street, Grand River, Iowa 50108 Carol Clark - Attorney for the Mother Todd Nielsen - Attorney and Guardian ad Litem for the Child Chad Larson - Father & Custodian of the child 405 N. Vine Street, Creston, Iowa 50801 You are hereby notified that there has been filed in the Juvenile Court of the State of Iowa, in and for Union County, a petition for Termination of Parental Rights regarding the child in interest, MML., born September 29, 2008. You are, therefore, summoned to appear before said Court in the Courtroom at the Court House, Creston, Union County, Iowa, on October 9, 2013, at 9:30 o'clock A.M. for hearing in the interest of M.M.L. You are further advised that you have the right to be represented by legal counsel, and in the event you are financially unable to employ such counsel the Court will employ one for you, pursuant to Section 232.89, Code of Iowa. Allison Danilovich Clerk of Court
IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY THE STATE OF IOWA, Ex. Rel. TIMOTHY R. KENYON UNION COUNTY ATTORNEY IN THE INTEREST OF C.J.G., A CHILD Juvenile No. JV-JV-002895 SUMMONS AND NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION TO: Ashley Lambert - Mother of the Child Last Known Address - 134 W. 3rd Street, Grand River, Iowa 50108 Carol Clark - Attorney for the Mother Todd Nielsen - Attorney and Guardian ad Litem for the Child Blake Gunter - Father of the Child 203 S. Lincoln Street, Creston, Iowa 50801 Kevin Hobbs - Attorney for the Father Sheena & Tony Keeler - Custodians of the Child - 610 N. Elm Street, Creston, Iowa 50801 You are hereby notified that there has been filed in the Juvenile Court of the State of Iowa, in and for Union County, a petition for Termination of Parental Rights regarding the child in interest, C.J.G., born October 30, 2009. You are, therefore, summoned to appear before said Court in the Courtroom at the Court House, Creston, Union County, Iowa, on October 9, 2013, at 9:30 o'clock A .M. for hearing in the interest of C.J.G. You are further advised that you have the right to be represented by legal counsel, and in the event you are financially unable to employ such counsel the Court will employ one for you, pursuant to Section 232.89, Code of Iowa. Allison Danilovich Clerk of Court
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Estate items; antiques; collectibles; household items; various craft items; Strawberry Shortcake; adult clothing; cabinet knobs; landscaping adhesive; off white paint; gortex military jackets; SO MUCH MORE—STOP BY!
Garage Sale Northeast GARAGE SALE
New Today 8 PIECE TRAP SET BY Apollo. Snare is a Ludwig, good set for intermediate drummer, $125.00. located in Creston, 641-202-6508, leave message.
Garage Sale Northwest GARAGE SALE
1104 N. Elm Thurs., Sept. 19th 4:00 p.m. - 7 :00 p.m. Fri., Sept. 20 12:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Don't miss out on lots of nice items! Xbox, Play Station 2, lots of video games, wireless Guitar Hero guitars, televisions, DVD's, vanity top & faucet, loveseat, dorm room size rugs, men's and womens and teen clothing, Lots of nice ladies uniform scrubs! Baseball cleats, rollerblades, Jr. size acoustic guitar and case, scrapbooking items, books & misc. household items. Too much to mention!
300 N. Vine Thurs., Sept. 19 3 p.m. - 6 p.m Fri., Sept. 20 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 21 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lots of baby boy items; clothes 0-18 months (winter) shoes newborn to size 5, womens clothes S-L, mens clothes L-XL, boys clothes 8-12, prom dresses, boys wrestling shoes size 8 & 10, infant carseat with base, bedding, party supplies, home/kitchen décor, books, movies, xbox/playstation games, Halloween costumes, and usual sale items.
1350 Osage Street
(2-1/2 miles north of Osage/ Townline intersection)
Friday Sept. 20 * 3-7PM Sat. Sept. 21 * 8AM-2PM Antiques; Collectibles; Household Misc; Baby Items; Clothing; Costume jewelry; Children's clothes, books, puzzles, and toys; Fall and Christmas holiday decorations; Brass items including candlesticks, spittoons, bowls, figurals; Furniture; Tools and Carpentry items; Craft and sewing items; Books. Also featuring items from current and former consultants of Premier Designs Jewelry, Longaberger, Thirty-one, and Stamping Up! Something for Everyone! Stop by and shop while chasing balloons; or shop before, during or after the parade! Loretta Harvey, Chris Fredricksen, Emily Cook, Janice Miller, Teri Koets, Carey Lynam, Kerri Starlin, Brenda Myers, Ellen Jensen, Chris Linderman, Deb Veitz, Pat Parkins, Kim Hoepker, Laurel Burgmaier, Chris Walter
– Wait Staff –
Friday, Sept. 20 12 – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2 gal, 100PSI air compressor; 27 in. TV; dog training collar; 4 old fashioned metal ice cream parlor chairs; 3 wooden chairs; lamps baskets; candle holders; bed spread; winter coats; antique blue bubble depression glass dishes; electric blanket; lots of misc.; snow board/ski car carrier.
Girls clothes NB- size 6; boys NB-2T; more kids clothes and toys then you can imagine! Most name brand, Justice, Children's Place, Gap etc.; Jeep stroller; Britax car seat; crib sets & more. Do not miss this one! Cash, Cows, Corn, Cars- You’ll find them all in Classified Ads. STOP 782-2141. CLOWNING
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Now Hiring Christensen Farms Animal Care Workers near Leon, IA
Competitive wage and advancement opportunities Excellent benefit package Full Time – Day Hours No experience required.
Duties include: feeding, vaccinating, breeding, sanitation, and care of newborn piglets.
Apply online at www.christensenfarms.com Equal Opportunity Employer
QHC Winterset North, LLC is looking for a...
2-10pm/10pm-6am FT/PT CNA
Contact Tina Hoffmann, DON
Contact Carla Waddingham
Please come in and fill out an application.
QHC WINTERSET NORTH, LLC 411 E. Lane, Winterset, IA 50273
Mandatory Drug Screen Prior to Hire/EOE
RemembeR those pesky Flies, Boxelder Bugs and Lady Beetles that visited you last winter? Now is the time to treat, call today to prevent them from coming back.
Join our Health Care Team Help Desk Technician - IT
Creston, Iowa • 641-782-4540 1-888-782-4543 • firstname.lastname@example.org free estimates
HELP WANTED Westview Acres Care Center has the following openings:
Performs duties related to the hospital’s information technology operations. Answer calls and resolve issues from hospital’s users using remote tools or in person. Troubleshoot hardware and software problems, work with external vendors to resolve issues, and assist with software upgrades and hardware installations and Full Time - 36 hours per week maintenance. Apply online at www.madisonhealth.com Full Time online at www.madisonhealth.com 300 W.Apply Hutchings St., Winterset, Iowa 50273
RN, LPN & CAN All Shifts
Interested parties should stop by and fill out an application or send resume to:
Stan Birchem • Westview Acres Care Center 203 SW Lorraine Street • Leon, IA 50144 Phone: 641-446-4165 EOE
Join our Health Care Team Accounting Specialist Performs duties related to accounting functions including, but not limited to: processing of accounts payable invoices, entry-level bookkeeping and accounting tasks applying accepted accounting procedures, production of 1099 forms and related Internal Revenue Service filings, and general ledger balancing/ entries. Full Time in - 36use hours per week Demonstrated proficiency of 10-key calculator and use of Apply online at www.madisonhealth.com electronic spreadsheets required. Previous experience working with accounts payable, general ledger and accounts receivable. Looking 300 W. Hutchings St., Winterset, Iowa 50273 for someone who is self-motivated and detail-oriented.
MCHCS is an equal opportunity employer
300 W. Hutchings St., Winterset, Iowa 50273 MCHCS is an equal opportunity employer
MCHCS HW Help Desk Technician 3x4 CFI seeks a full-time Counselor 9/17 Thein-Home Shopper in Clarke & surrounding counties Tim L to provide services to at risk families. Responsible for providing direct support services to children, individuals, an families. Duties include determining the need for and making necessary referrals to community resources and by providing input to the consideration of client goals, goal adjustment an termination of services in conjunction with co-workers, supervisors, and referral sources. A company car may be available to qualifying candidates. BA/BS in human services field with 2 yrs. of experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation with mileage reimbursement, a company car may be available to qualifying candidates. Must have ability to effectively deal with emergency situations. Non traditional schedule, including nights and weekends
Submit resume & cover letter to: mary De Vries Children & families of iowa 1111 university Ave. Des moines, iA 50314 email@example.com fax #: 515-288-9109 EOE/AA
MCHCS is an equal opportunity employer
Part Time – 32 hours per week
Apply in person
Apply online at www.madisonhealth.com
Creston Family Restaurant
300 W. Hutchings St., Winterset, Iowa 50273
Hwy. 34 • Creston
Friday, Sept. 20 3:30 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 7 a.m. - ? Sunday, Sept. 22 7 – 11 a.m.
GARAGE SALE 503 S. Park
CDL OTR DRIVERS. Home two nights every week and more. Top pay, great benefits. G&H Motor Freight Lines, Greenfield IA. Call 800447-8740 or 641-3437980, ask for Rick
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HELP WANTED: Experienced farm hand for fall harvest; also semi driver, 515-979-2447.
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Real Estate
Garage Sale Southwest
MCHCS is an equal opportunity employer
MCHCS HW Accounting Specialist 3x4.75 CMC-Dalton Ag Products, manufacturer of fertilizer application 9/17 The Shopper equipment, is accepting applications for a Maintenance Technician Tim L and a Shipping/Receiving Clerk. 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
602 E. Van Buren, Lenox, IA from 7:00am – 4pm or call 641-333-4518 for more information. Pre-emPloyment drug screen and Physical required.
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. Application accepted online only:
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HOUSE FOR SALE BY Owner in Creston, 3bedroom, 2 bath, 2-story, full unfinished basement, 2-1/2 car garage, land involves 3 lots, walking trail behind, near hospital and high school, selling as-is DEADLINE for all Classified 641-344-8090; 641Line Ads is Noon the day be- 369-4914. fore publication. STEEL BUILDINGS Big or small, Value discounts up to 30% Complete construction info available Source#18X www.sunwardsteel.com 800-964-8335.
Creston Nursing & Rehab Center is looking for a
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of our residents please contact:
Jessica Seitz, RN Director of Nursing Services
Creston Nursing & Rehab Center 1001 Cottonwood, Creston, IA
GaraGe/eSTaTe SaLe Estate of Andrew McKeown of Albany, MN. Tom McKeown residence
1686 Summit Park Lane - Creston Directions: Adams Street West to Summit Park Lane - West side of Summit Lake (do not turn on Summit Lake Road, but go further West to Summit Park Lane, last road before Dogwood)
Friday, September 20 8 am to 6 pm Saturday, September 21 9 am to 5 pm Items: Riding Lawn mower, ironing board, table lamps, floor lamps, plastic storage bins/w drawers, dog kennels, rugs, including 9x11 blue/gray area rug, kitchen items- toaster, glassware, pots and pans, coffee pot, crystal, vacuum cleaner; books, air purifier, bathroom items-shelving, shower curtain, rack, coffee table, end table, snow shovels, weed-eater, mower, chain saw, garden equipment, broadcast spreader, queen-sized bedding including comforters, children’s lifejackets, weber grills, bar stool, wood shelving, CD player, CDs/DVDs, televisions, new Bowflex weight bench, hospital scrubs, hunting clothes/boots, children’s clothing size nb to 6x, car seats, antiques-wooden sled, seltzer bottles. Red Wing crocks, scythe, men’s clothing and shoes.
In Memory of Vicki L. Connelly 12-29-52 to 9-18-10 You left us three years ago today. I miss you daily and wish I could hear your voice, see your smile and hold your hand. We continue to keep your memory alive daily with your pride and joys, Clayton & Cason and know you are shining down on them. I hope you welcomed dad with open arms recently. You two were definitely taken too soon. We love you both and miss you something terrible. You will never be forgotten. “God saw her getting tired, a cure was not to be. He wrapped her in his loving arms and whispered ‘Come with me.’ She suffered much in silence, her spirit did not bend. She faced her pain with courage, until the very end. She tried so hard to stay with us but her fight was not in vain, God took her to His loving home and freed her from the pain.” Love, Heather, Shawn, Clayton & Cason
Auction Calendar Complete sale information is published in the Wednesday edition of the Creston News Advertiser and/or the Southwest Iowa Advertiser
Thurs. Sept. 19- 10:00AM Lenox, IA Tractors, Planters, Wagons, Feeders, Baler and more. Farm Machinery Consignment Auction. Auctioneers: Jason Smith, Chad Bals. Sat. Sept. 21- 10:00AM Rural Carbon, IA. 87 Acres M/L With Home And Morton Building, Tractor, & Equip, Household Goods for Garvis Houck. Auctioneers: Steve Bergren, Tom Frey, Darwin West, Todd Crill. Sun. Sept. 22- 9:00AM Corning, IA. Furniture, Collectibles, Vehicles, Machinery for Selma Lucas, Barker Impl. and others. Auctioneers: Jack Kretzinger, Dan Kretzinger, Tony Douglas. Mon. Sept. 23- 10:00AM Creston, IA. Annual Fall Machinery Consignment. Auctioneers: Darwin West, Tom Frey, Todd Crill, Steve Bergren, Brandon Frey. 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 Furntiure, Appliances and Household Goods for Katheryn G. Burghoffer conservatorship. Auctioneers: Tom Frey, Darwin West, Todd Crill. Advertise your auction in the CNA Classifieds and we will include it in our “Auction Calendar.”
Creston News Advertiser Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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DOUBLE BATHROOM SINK, 60x22”, cream colored, $25.00, 641344-0757. FUTON, $10.00; Rudolph cookie jar, $5.00; 641-340-0420.
NICE CLEAN EFFICIENCY apartment, stove, refrigerator, A/C, washer/dryer provided, no smoking, no pets, references and deposit required, 641-782-2923. 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT appliances included, coin operated washer and dryer, no pets, no smoking, $550/mo. plus deposit, 702 S. Poplar, 515-321-8247. 2 BEDROOM HOUSE, attached garage, no pets, no smoking, references and deposit required, 641-782-7636.
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805 Wyoming Ave. Creston, IA 50801
100 E. Taylor Creston, IA 641-782-2565
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POSITION AVAILABLE Experienced Service Technician Needed!
Certified Nursing Assistants If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of our residents please contact:
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Stan Birchem Westview Acres Care Center 203 SW Lorraine Street • Leon, IA 50144 Phone: 641-446-4165 EOE
1001 Cottonwood, Creston, IA
Contact loretta l. Harvey at 641-782-7051 for info or to view ahead of sale day.
Katheryn G. Burghoffer Conservatorship loretta l. Harvey Conservator for above. West & Frey auctioneers, Creston, Ia and Creston livestock auction services. Darwin 641-344-1958; tom 641-344-5082; todd Crill 712-621-1453
Farm & Ranch Real Estate, LLC
FARM MACHINERY CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 • 10:00 AM
Lenox Stock & Saddle Club, 200 E. Iowa St., Lenox, IA Online bidding will be simultaneous with the live onsite bidding. Online bidding will be provided through TractorHouse. BID ONLINE AT: www.DreamIron.com
There Is Still Time To Consign! Call: 641-745-9587
EARLY CONSIGNMENTS: 1953 Ford Golden Jubilee Tractor; 1958 Ford 901 Powermaster Tractor ; 1974 International 1800 Loadstar grain truck; 1410 Sheyenne/Westgo Auger; IH Cyclo Air 800 planter; American Grain Dryer 2400T; Herd Seeder Model 2440; 3-point hitch sprayer w/30’ boom; Snowco Grain Cleaner; Krause 5400 Grain Drill; 11 knife Nitrogen Applicator; Rhino RL 4500 forklift; 12 Wooden light poles 40’ long; 6 row corn rake; (8) wooden grain bulkheads – (6) 96”x72” (2) 81”x72”; 2009 Case IH L750 Loader; Kelly Ryan Auger Wagon; Kewanee 7’ Blade; New Holland Spreader; IH 540 4-bottom Plow; IH 14ft Cultivator; Kuker gravity wagon; 30 ft Sprayer – 300 gallon; Model 131 cultivator; (2) wooden grain wagons; John Deere BW Disk; Rotary cutter 6’; Agri-Fab dump cart – 3×5; IH 470 Disk – 17’ 8”; Pickup bed homemade trailer; 11’ disk; John Deere LR2 rake; IH 14’ cultivator; Massey Ferguson 925 Conditioner; Vermeer 605C Baler; Farmhand Feedmaster Grinder; (2) Wooden grain wagons; 300 Gallon sprayer; Hay hauler; IH 16 Rake; Ottawa post hole auger; Campbells Wire crate; 1997 Dodge Dakota SLT Pickup; 1949 International H; Kory Gravity Wagon – 160 bushel; Parker Gravity Wagon – 400 bushel; L-H Creep Feeder; Marlor Creep Feeder; Bush Hog 307 Cutter – 7’; John Deere 1210A grain cart, 400 bu.; Yardmachine push-type lawn mower; Snapper Comet 30 riding mower – 30” cut, electric start, 8 HP; Snapper Comet 30 riding mower; Snapper Comet 30 riding mower; (4) log chains; (4) metal self standing storage shelves; 653A John Deere Cornhead – 6 row; 2005 Case IH 2388 Combine; (2) 2004 Case IH 1020’s; Bush Hog 2301 PHD with 10 and 14 inch auger; 1992 535 John Deere Baler with net wrap option, 1000 pto, 1993 John Deere 9500 Combine – PRWD, 4244 engine hours, new engine 150 hours ago factory John Deere long block, 2883 separator hours, new unloading tube and auger, lots of new bearings, chaff spreader, bin extension, green star yield monitor with mapping, 2005 John Deere 693 Corn head – hydraulic deck plates, 1998 John Deere 925F Platform, 2001 Jet 42’ x 96” trailer – semi grain trailer, 1993 White/GMC Truck - 581,000 miles, 60 series Detroit 430hp, new front tires, 60% back, virgin tires, fenders over the tandems, new batteries, air ride suspension, air ride cab, inspected for 2013 , John Deere 400 Grain Cart – 49x17 30 ply tires, 1000 pto, very good wagon always kept in shed, Parker J2100 Gravity wagon – powerflite auger attached with orbital motor, 1065 running gear, New Idea 212 Spreader, Kelly Ryan Spreader, Noble Disc Chisel – Chop-N-Chisel, Post hole digger – 10” & 12” augers, New Holland 451 – 7 foot sickle mower, 1010 John Deere Field Cultivator – 25 foot, spring harrow, 1100 John Deere Field Cultivator – 24 foot, Brand new sweeps/shovels, Noble Row Runner Cultivator – 12 row narrow, 30 foot, 3 pt hitch - PARTIAL LISTING! SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS, PICTURES, & COMPLETE LISTING
DreamIron Events are conducted by DreamDirt Farm & Ranch Realty, LLC.
Auctioneers: Jason Smith 712-592-8965 & Chad Bals 641-745-9587
Selma Lucas & others
hAndiCAp rAmp: TJ Rampit USA aluminum 4 section adjustable ramp with railing, like new. jeep: 1997 Jeep Wrangler 4x4, 4 cyl., 5 speed. Atv’s: 207 Polaris Sportsman 700 Twin 4 Wheeler 4x4, 370 miles, 81 hr.; 1997 Polaris 335 4 Wheeler; Kawasaki 650 Prairie 4 Wheeler. mAChinery: 1976 Ford LN800 grain truck; 1977 Bouble B tri axel pup; Bradfield 528 auger wagon; Westfield auger 10”x81’; NI 327 corn picker; 535 big baler; JD 700 grainder mixer.
Barker Implement & others
AuCtioneers note: We will start on misc. boxes followed by collectible and furniture (very good quality). then at Noon we will sell ATV’s, Jeep, machinery. www.kretzingerauction.com Auctioneers: Jack Kretzinger 712-621-0135; Dan Kretzinger 712-621-9400; Tony Douglas 712-621-0958.
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. 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. Welders must be experienced and able to read blue prints, MIG welding experience with stainless steel preferred. Good work history and previous manufacturing experience a plus. We offer competitive wages, benefits, referral bonuses, and overtime.
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Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 @ 10 a.m.
1653 Elm Ave. Corning, IA. West of Carbon, IA 1/2 mile to Elm Ave. then north 3/4 mile Note: If you are in need of a “like new” acreage, tractor or would like to add a few acres to your operation, Don’t Miss this Auction! Good upland and creek bottom farm with some terracing and tile. Sale will not last long - One hour maximum. Tractor & Equipment: JD 5075E, 2011, 314 hrs., 2 wh. drive, no cab, like new; JD L x 5 shredder, 5’, 3 pt., like new; Ford 8N, less than 100 hrs. on O.H., new rubber, new paint, very nice; Ford 5’ 3 pt. blade Household: Small amount of older but very clean furniture and household items. Real Estate: 87 Acres M/L with Home and Morton Building to view the property call Steve @ 712-789-0847. Brief Legal Description - NE 1/4 SW 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4, and north 8 acres NE 1/4 SE 1/4 all in section 2 Douglas Township Adams Co., IA. Complete legal according to abstract. Cropland Acres - 63.8; Corn Base 44.1; Corn Yield - 83-83; Bean Base - 19.7; Bean Yield - 32-32; CSR per Surety Map - 48.1; Taxable Acres 87; Net Taxes - $1,494 prorated to closing; Home - 2 story home that has had many major updates. New gas furnace, rewired, new kitchen cupboards and countertop, new siding and steel roof, double pane windows, insulation, new plumbing and newer septic system, property has rural water. Septic system believed to acceptable. Morton Building - 24’ x 24’ with 2 large doors, all concrete and concrete approach. This would make a nice weekend or permanent residence for someone who wants a home with lots of character, the home has original woodwork. Farm is NOT rented for 2014 Terms - 10% down day of auction with balance due at closing in approximately 30 days when deed and abstract will be given. Seller is very sincere in selling but does reserve the right to accept or reject final bid. Closing Agent - Engel & Maharry Law Office, Corning, IA. Agency - Bergren Real Estate and Auction are sellers agent only. Information received from sources believed to be reliable but sellers and auctioneers do not guarantee their accuracy. Buyers are invited to do their own research prior to auction.
Auctioneers: Steve Bergren 712-789-0847 • Tom Frey 641-344-5082 Darwin West 641-344-1958 • Todd Crill 712-621-1453
Terms: cash or good check; not responsible for accidents or theft; verbal announcements on sale day take precedence.
Located 308 N. Birch St., Creston, IA
Open HOuse Monday, sept. 30, 2013 from 4-6pM or by appointment.
Real Estate, Household & Auto at Public Auction Thursday Evening, Oct. 3, 2013 • 5PM Real Estate at 6 PM, auto to follow. Please note day and time! Real estate: 1 story frame built 1883, 2 BR, 1 full bath, 922 sF of living space, gable roof with asphalt shingles. Has a detached 10x12 storage shed nearby. legal: OP south 55 Ft., lot 590. lot size 55’x120’. 1 s frame open porch (50sF), 1 s frame enclosed 72sF, 1 s frame enclosed 35sF. taxes: gross $587.68, with homestead $382 and will be prorated to date of possession. teRms: 25% down on sale day and enter into a contract to purchase with the balance due at closing in approx. 30 days. all earnest money will be held in a trust acct. at Harvey law Office, Creston, Ia. sells subject to court approval. assessed valuation: $26,280.
Corning, IA - Kretzinger Auction Bldg. Hwy. 148 - 34 Intersection 1/2 mile east Furniture: Maytag washer/electric dryer; Whirlpool upright freezer; kitchen table and 4 chromecraft chairs on rollers like new; 3 pc. oak bedroom set with queen bed nice. AntiQue Furniture & ColleCtibles: Round oak table with 6 chairs; multihorn high fidelity jukebox; colored mixing bowls; cedar chest; neon signs.
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Ruth R. Long, CPA-CFP. Complete accounting, financial planning, consulting, electronic filing and tax services for business or individuals. Reasonable fees. 620 1/2 New York Ave. 641-782-7CPA (7272)
RooF-TECh INC., Residential -metal and asphalt roofing. Commercial seamless fluid applied membranes. FRee estimates, call 800-289-6895 or 641-782-5554 or go online at www.rooftech.us.
Backhoe & Bulldozer KINKADE INDUSTRIES INC. Complete backhoe service with extra reach bucket. Sanitary systems, basements, crawl spaces, dig footings with trencher or hoe. Free estimates. Eb Knuth, 641-782-2290; 641-202-2012.
Computer Repair VINE STREET ComPUTER SoLUTIoNS. 1205 North Vine Street, 641-780-5760 12 years experience. Reasonable & Quality PC repair and tutoring.
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Siding & Windows GAULE EXTERIoRS Steel and vinyl siding, replacement windows and seamless guttering. Quality craftsmanship, over a decade of professional service in Southwest Iowa. 641-782-0905. wESTmAN wINDowS. Replacement windows tilt for easy cleaning and rebates bays, bows, sliders, etc. Any custom size and shape, 30+ years in Creston. I sell, service and install, for no-pressure estimate call Charlie westman 641-782-4590 or 641-344-5523. bowmAN SIDING & wINDowS. All major brands of vinyl and steel siding, Heartland, Traco and Revere thermal replacement windows. Recipient of the Revere Premium Renovator Award. Seamless guttering and Leaf Relief gutter covers. 33 years of continuous reliable service in Southwest Iowa, free estimates, 641-322-5160 or 1-800-245-0337.
QUALITY GLASS Co. Automotive, home, business and farm. Storage Commercial lock service and trailer sales. hwy 34 East, in ShARP’S SELF-SToRAGE Boats, Creston 641-782-5155 records, inventory, furniture. You store it, lock it, take the key. Industrial Park, Creston, Plumber 641-782-6227. SChRoEDER PLUmbING and ELECTRICAL. Central air repair/ Tree Service new installations, new breaker boxes, lighting fixtures, softeners, mINERS TREE SERVICE. Tree Stump water heaters. Specialize in Removal, Trimming, manufactured and mobile homes. Grinding, fully insured. Free Justin miner, Free estimates, licensed, insured, estimates. 641-202-1048. Accept Visa & 712-621-4847. Mastercard.
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West & Frey & Creston Livestock Auction AnnuAL FALL MAChinery ConsignMent AuCtion Monday, September 23, 2013 • 10:00 A.M.
Tractors & Motorized Vehicles @ 12:00 Noon Located at CLA parking lot, 201 N. Cherry St., Creston, Iowa tooLs & MisC. iteMs: Tractor Accessories Sell 1st at 10 A.M. Farmarc 180 arc welder with rods & hood; Snap-on 3/8” Dr. Compl socket set; 10” table saw, like new; Vermont American tap & Die set; heavy bars; 2, 4 & 6’ step ladders; 11 bundles of Arch shingles; pipe & crescent wrenches; many more hand and power tools; IH hyd cylinders; IH wt. bracket & set of 50# weights; IH heat houser; IH 100 electric fencer; new bridle, halter & lead rope; Knipco 150,000 BTU Kerosene heater with auto thermostat; aluminum load ramps; roll of web type elec. fence with test apparatus; heavy duty 4 hole 11’ 3” steel sign pole; large painted green picnic table (metal); large insulated dog house with sliding vent at rear, carpeted, like new shingles; new 16” 6 bolt rim for JD tractor; ladies garden cultivator; 8 woven wire dog runs; pair of 10.00 x 20 truck tires on rims; 1) 825 x 20 on steel rim; 500 gal. gas barrel with pump & meter (needs switch) (16) 15’ pieces (Trus); (9) 34’ wood trusses; water transfer pump; pickup fuel tank; and more; Frontier 20” 7 1/2 hp snowblower with elec. start; JD 165 LT with 36” deck, hydro, Kawasaki engine. Bunks - PAneLs - gAtes - FenCing equiPMent: (6) 10’ metal frame poly feed bunks, like new; (2) 12’ poly bunks; (40) m/l steel gates, 4’ to 20’; steel posts; fence braces; elec. fence posts & insulators; creosote posts; 60# roll of #9 wire; part rolls of new barbed wire; used barbed wire; several new & other wire cattle panels; (5) large bale rings; 7’ metal stock tanks; bull tub mineral feeders; several Stronghold continuous cattle fence panels; Special Item; Winco 15,000 watt PTO generator on cart. 540 RPM, 60 amp, 115-230V. Ph 1 (takes 30 hp tractor to use); hog waters; & more items too numerous to list. 9 x 18 New open front cattle shelter and more. trACtors: 1965 or 66 JD 3020 diesel tractor, SR trans, parade ready; ’81 IHC 1086 diesel tractor, 5200 hours, 18-4-38, 40-45% rears, like new front rubber, cold air, good TA. ’78 JD 4440 diesel tractor, SG cab, appox. 4800 hours, SR Trans.; 184-38, 50% rubber, good front rubber; JD 2510 gas tractor with Koyker QT loader; ’79 IH 986 diesel tractor, cab, 90% Titan 8-ply rear rubber, NOTA, 5200 hrs, injector redone; IH 966D with cabs duals 4884 hrs (500 hrs. on OH); Farmall 806 Bill snyder Consignment - 641-344-2263 for More information: ’99 Case 580L backhoe (Extendahoe), with 7’ bucket, 4 x 4. ’04 GMC Sierra Pkg 2500 3/ 4T pickup, 8 cyl. diesel, 4 x 4, crew cab, SN1G7HK23174F1 35895; ’85 IH Heavy Duty flatbed truck, single axle, Model 1954, 466D, single axle, air brakes, inspected with 750 gal. water tank, SNIHTLDWPN9; Interstate Heavy Duty 20’ dual tandem axle flatbed trailer, air brakes, ramps, pintle hitch; Truck and trailer will sell as one unit. John Baker Consignment 641-344-1172 for information: Vermeer Model 437A backhoe, chain digger; w/6’ 3-way front blade, chain in good shape, motor has a miss. Bill saylor Consignment: ’06 Freightliner Truck/Tractor, mid roof, air ride, 37,000 miles on in frame OH, 515 hp Detroit 14 Liter, 12 speed freedom line trans (auto shift), 50% steer tires, drive tires 70-75% Virgian Michelin, alum. frame, w/PTO gear box & pump. Pending---call ahead sPeCiAL iteM: 1900’s Surrey, double upholstered seat, original hardware, restored by Louis Blazek, oak finish. grAin & siLAge hAndLing equiPMent: EZ Trail 500 bu. grain cart, 96 model; Kelly Ryan feed wagon; Kelly Ryan 5 x 14 remix feed wagon with scales; (2) Bradford 225 bu. gravity flow wagons on PK 10T gears with lights; 6 x 10 barge box wagon with hoist; Gehl side dump silage wagon, 12’ long, 10’ high; Schuler HF 355 feed wagon with scales & lights, 5 years old & still looks like new; Westfield MK 100-7” PTO auger; Westfield MK 11 71’ pto auger; Versatile 8” 60’ PTO auger; Westfield TR 10” x 61’ PTO auger, hyd lift, Swing Hopper; Westfield MK 8” x 61’ PTO auger, mech. lift, swing hopper, fair condition; MF wagon gear with 5 x 10 wood box, sideboards, always shedded, other gavity flow & barge box wagons; like new Sukup 30’ sweep auger; JD 643 corn head, good gear box, 6 RN; JD 3940 2R 30 CH & hay head. Oliver #83 2 row, pull type corn picker; Kinze grain cart with new roll tarp, big rubber. ron shields Consignment - 641-344-6476: 76 IHC #1600 TS Grain Truck with 16’ B & H, 5 x 4 trans, 345 gas, good rubber; 20’ Head Trailer on JD gear; Cox 8’ front blade,06, 56 & 66 IH mounts. other MAChinery: Kewanee 18’ disc with harrow, on cart; Badger BN 200 PTO spreader, top beater; JD MX7 3 pt. rotary mower; Farm King 9’ hyd blade with tilt, in like new condition; Kent Model 618 22’ soil finisher; Kent model 5322 24’ hyd field cultivator with HA; Rhino 6’ 3 pt. finish mower; 300 gal. PT sprayer & cart; JD 5 bottom steerable plow; hay rack & gear; JD 10’ grain drill; Speeco 3 pt. blade; IH 800 12 R 30 planter with DP springs, trash wheels, bulk fill, row markers; good condition; Wil Rich #2500 27’ 45 shank FC, 9” sp with HA; Big OX 8’ 3 pt. glade; MF 520 14’ disc’ IH endgate seeder; AC snap coupler single shank subsoiler; AC 2 btm pull plow on rubber; AC 10” snap coupler disc; MFG 4 bale hay trailer; pair of axle mount hub duals; Farmstar 3 pt. post auger; 7’ 3 pt. HD blade; 425 gal water barrel; AC 5’ snap coupler blade & much more. Jack shiflett Consignment - 641-347-5205: IH M Tractor, narrow front, good tin, with loader; IH H Tractor, narrow front; nice paint, extra good, pulling tractor at one time. LivestoCk trAiLers: ’83 Triggs 8’ x 20’ Livestock GN Trailer, very good condition with new wood floor, fiberglass, has had a good home. Rob Long, 641-344-3028 for more information; ’88 Kiefer 6’ 8” x 20 goose neck stock trailer with good plywood floor, some rust at bottom on sides; 2 wheel utility trailer; 8x25 moveall hyd. bed trailer. truCk trACtor & grAin trAiLer: Levi Buxton, 641-344-2861 for more information ’05 Kenworth w/900L Truck Tractor, twin screw, 550 Cat, 18 speed trans, 200,000 miles left on Cat engine warranty, 1 M + total miles, Super Sharp red/ white in color, 40% drive tires, 60% steer tires, aluminum wheels, VIT interior, Sunroof, bunk bed, frig.; ‘’05 Wilson 42’ grain trailer, double hopper with 2 large doors, new tires & brakes, new roll tarp one year ago, heavy on LED lights, 78” sides, extra clean & extra good, 2nd owner; was not used at all for 2 years. union County seCondAry roAds dePArtMent: Steve Akes or Larry Latham for information, 641-782-7417, Cell 515-681-2608 - Days. ’74 Caterpillar Cat D7F Dozer, PS trans, it moves but has problem in trans; (1) 11’ V plow for dozer (BV67 C model); 1 Dozer cab for D6 3 Dozer; (2) Caterpillar Cat 70 cable operated pull scrapers; (1) set of track rails, for D6 Cat; (2) JD 275 9’ disc mowers, used, as is, above items will be sold after the items at CLA; (approx 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Sell Time at the Road Dept. yard, 1701 Commerce Road, Creston, Iowa. terMs: Cash with good check with photo ID if unknown to the Auction Crew. Items may be brought in on Saturday or Sunday, Sept. 21 & 22, 8-5 Daily before sale day unless other arrangements have been made. Items need to be removed within One Week. No Exceptions. Make plans accordingly please. Lunch Available at CLA Cafe & Restrooms available. West & Frey Auctioneers & Creston Livestock Auction Services Darwin West - 641-344-1958 Tom Frey - 641-344-5082 Todd Crill - 712-621-1453 Steve Bergren - 712-789-0847 Brandon Frey - 641-782-0633 Big Mike Haynes, Yard Manager – Ringman: Gary Cox. Clerks: June West, Leisa Frey, Alma Swanson and the Late Doris Hood will be watching over us. Auctioneers Note: A few of the above items are subject to prior sale. Please call ahead if in question. Many Thanks to all consignors participating in this sale. We appreciate your support. www.crestonlivestock.com
14A High school students invited to SmartStart Kickoff at SWCC Creston News Advertiser Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Southwestern Community College (SWCC) will sponsor the 2013 SmartStart Kickoff for high school students 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23 on the SWCC Creston campus. The event – an open house for students – will be a chance for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to check out SWCC and its campus. Students will be able to sit in on college classes, visit program areas, talk with instructors and students, and tour the residence halls. High school students in attendance will receive lunch, a SWCC Tshirt, and the opportunity to win door prizes, including an iPod Shuffle. The college will be awarding two, $250 SWCC scholarships for senior attendees. The open house will co-
incide with the Creston college fair, sponsored by the Iowa Association for College Admissions Counseling. The college fair will be open 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium. Approximately 60 colleges, career/technical schools and military branches will be on hand to answer questions and provide information to interested individuals. The college fair is open to the public. To view the agenda for the SmartStart Kickoff, visit SWCC’s website at www. swcciowa.edu. High school students may be registered for the SmartStart Kickoff with their high school guidance counselor or by contacting Caitlyn Lesan, SWCC admissions coordinator, at 641-782-1453 or email@example.com.
4-H logs due Oct. 1 in Adair County GREENFIELD — Throughout the year, 4-H members are encouraged to set goals and record their progress using 4-H record forms. 4-H records also allow youths to keep track of their accomplishments in the areas of leadership, citizenship and communication. Adair County 4-H’ers completing record books are eligible for cash awards and honors. 4-H’ers are encouraged to contact Adair County Extension with questions or for advice in completing their record book. All record books are due 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at Adair County Extension. 4-H’ers may also earn recognition for volunteer service by submitting community service logs by Oct.
1. The log must include the type of community service activity, dates of service and hours volunteered.
CNA photo bt BAILEY POOLMAN
Olé: Paula Jacobson, first-grade teacher at Creston Elementary School, passes around buñuelos to first- and second-grade stu-
dents Tuesday in celebration of Mexican Independence Day, which was Monday. Buñuelos, tortilla-like pancakes with cinnamon and sugar, were served to the students, as well as quesadillas, pineapple tamales, mango slices with chili and chips and salsa. Pictured are, from left, Conner Wiley, Jacobson, Zoey Vandevender, Emma Fredericksen and Shauna Phelps.
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Pork Chop Dinner Kiwanis Club
Proceeds to community activities.
Thursday, September 19 Serving 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. McKinley Park Creston Convenient Drive Up Take-Out Service American Cut Pork Chop served with potato chips, Applesauce, Dessert and Drink
Adults - $800 Tickets available from any Kiwanis, Lions or Rotary Club member
the 4th Annual
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The Holidays will be upon us soon. Do you have a favorite pie recipe to share? • • • • • •
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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