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Ty Rushing/Daily News The Terry Quiett Band performed twice in Newton last year, including the Bowlful of Blues festival. Tonight, they will host a CD release party at Newton American Legion Post 111, at 1101 W. Fourth St. S. “Taking Sides” is the name of the latest release, and tickets are $5 for general admission and $4 for members of the South Skunk Blues Society or the Legion.
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By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer During the 21st Annual Bowlful of Blues Festival last August, Terry Quiett said he would love to perform in Newton again, and tonight, he is fulfilling that promise. Beginning at 6 p.m. today at the Newton American Legion Post 111, the Terry Quiett band will be hosting a CD release party for the band’s latest effort “Taking Sides.” Admission is $5 for the general public and $4 for members of the Legion or South Skunk Blues Society. Terry himself said this album is “an interesting album.” The band wound up with more of a throwback vibe with this album, which essentially has two sides like old vinyl records. Side A is more a rootsy and raw blues-rock hybrid sound, while Side B gives off a soul and R&B vibe. “It really worked out well and was interesting how it kind of naturally evolved just out of
the songs and it’s kind of a unique thing how the record is split into two halves,” Terry said. “A lot of people were asking us, ‘Is it on vinyl?’ And I wish we could. We really wanted to put it out on vinyl; it’s the perfect kind of vinyl record since it has the Side A and Side B feel.” “Taking Sides” contains 13 tracks and the band will have it, along with Terry Quiett Band merchandise, for sale. The album won’t be available commercially for another few weeks. While most musicians strive to make sure no two shows are the same, Terry said Newtontians can definitely expect a different performance from the group than the two they gave last August— they led the official Bowlful of Blues after party jam session at the VFW — and both performances were very well-received. “They’ll here a bunch of new tracks, a bunch of the new stuff,” Terry said. “It’s the same three piece, we got Nathan Johnson play-
ing upright electric bass guitar and we have Rodney Baker playing drums and me and him have been playing together for a long time.” Terry said last year’s performances were a few of the earliest shows he and Rodney had played with Nathan, who joined the band earlier that summer. “He’s really settled in and he’s added a lot to the sound. It’s been a cool element having that upright bass sound. It’s big and it’s a little round and has this big warm burst sound to it and it’s a cool addition,” Terry said. Terry said they will be playing a lot of fan favorites as well at tonight’s show. “It’ll be a good time, a really good time,” he said. He also spoke very fondly of Maytag Park and the Maytag Bowl, which plays host to the Bowlful of Festival every year. BAND See Page 5A
Matthew Nosco/Daily News Jack Streeter celebrated Thursday’s warm weather by beating the rush to Westwood Municipal Golf Course’s opening day. Taking the first stroke on the course at noon, Streeter enjoyed the first day of spring.
Coast Guard showed local pastor ‘The Way’
Terry Quiett Band back in Newton tonight
“I just wanted to put a face with the name,” Meredith Conway of Venture Homes of West Des Moines said. The Newton City Council was able to put a face with the name Venture Homes before amending a resolution authorizing the sale of property located in Fountain Hills Estates. Venture Homes of West Des Moines proposal to start construction of two high-quality single-family homes this spring. The agreements between the city and Venture Homes is Venture would have the exclusive right to acquire any additional lots in Fountain Hills for a $1 a piece for new home construction through the end of 2016. “I was able to meet Bryan Friedman last fall,” Conway said. “We spent a good half a day going around doing a visual inspection on the type of house we build. I think he was very impressed with what he saw, which meant for us to continue to proceed with the idea of coming to Newton to build new construction.” Venture Homes plans to build two houses in Fountain Hills. The square footage of the homes will range from 1,400 to 1,700 square feet. The price range of the homes will be between $200,000 to $250,000. The two homes will each have a three-car garage. “I just met Craig Armstrong this evening,” Conway said. “We plan on taking advantage of Craig’s knowledge of Newton. We have gone around town to get an idea of the real estate companies to work with, which is a big part on selling the properties.”
By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer These days, pastor Steve Heerema leads between 450 to 500 souls to God during his services at Newton Church of The Way on Sundays. But a little more than two decades ago, he was leading citizens to shore as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard. Steve joined the Coast Guard as a way to help strengthen his resume and his original plan was to go into law enforcement. He said a lot of law enforcement personnel told him that having military service would be ideal if he wanted to make it higher up in the field. He joined the guard because one of its primary duties is law enforcement. “I joined the guard in 1991 right before the Gulf War,” Steve said. “I spent the whole Gulf War in boot camp. When I went in, in February of ‘91, is right
when it began, and by the time I graduated, in April of ‘91, it was over.” Like most people at the time, Steve said he and the other future guardsman at camp thought the war was going to turn into a major conflict. “We were in camp, thinking, ‘This is going to be significant,’ and then it was over,” he said with a laugh. Being in the guard provided Steve many opportunities he would have never been afforded simply because Iowa is a landlocked state. While he was stationed in Seattle, he talked about seeing marine wildlife,
providing maintenance to buoys in the Puget Sound and being able to discover various areas of the western U.S. coast. He also enjoyed the stability of the Coast Guard itself provided. “The Coast Guard is the only military service whose mission never changes. Whether the United States is at war, or not at war, the mission in the Coast Guard is always the same,” Steve said. “In other services, your mission might change based on the circumstance and in the Coast Guard, you are protecting the shores from invasion, you are doing law enforcement, you are doing everything — whether at peace or war.” Steve wound up spending almost seven years in the guard. He said the guard helped him in a multitude of ways and soon it became more than just something to help strengthen his resume, it became a guiding force.
Ty Rushing/Daily News Years after serving the U.S. Coast Guard, Steve Heerema said he received his calling and is currently the lead pastor at Newton Church of the Way, 2300 S. Third Ave. E.
“When I joined the military … I didn’t have a lot of focus in life and I didn’t know what I wanted to do,” Steve said. “I went to college to play football, I got injured and then my football career ended. After that, I didn’t known what I wanted to do once football was over. “What the Coast Guard did was it taught me discipline and gave me time to figure out what I wanted to do,” he continued. “Obviously
there is a lot of benefits to being in the service, it’s about teamwork and all these different things.” Some of the things he said he learned in the guard were leadership skills, how to commit to and honor an ideal and how to save people, all of which would work in his favor when he answered the call to become a pastor in the early 2000s. HEEREMA See Page 5A
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First round voting for historical museum ends Sunday The Jasper County Historical Museum has been nominated for the 2014 People’s Choice Site of the Year award in the Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area. The museum is one of 11 partner sites to be nominated out of the 112 sites in the Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area. Silos and Smokestacks is the only National Heritage Area in the United States tasked with telling the story of American agriculture. Using a grant from Silos and Smokestacks, the museum has worked over the past year and a half to create a new exhibit. The Winderful Tales exhibit tells the story of wind energy in Jasper County. There will be an open house at the museum on June 29 to celebrate the new exhibit. Everyone is encouraged to cast a vote for the museum this week. First round on-line voting runs through Sunday at www.silosandsmokestacks.org or at the direct link www.facebook.com/ssnha/ app_303561899745219. Everyone just gets to vote once, but each voter then be able to invite their friends to vote. A second round of voting for finalists will take place Tuesday through April 1. The winner of the People’s Choice award will be announced on April 2.
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Submitted Photo Rep. Dan Kelley welcomed Jerry Kelley and Craig Wade of the UAW Local 997 to the Iowa House Chamber on Tuesday.
Kids Against Hunger packaging event April 12 Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will be packaging food on Saturday, April 12, at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 501 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
The food packaging event helps feed families all over the world. All are welcome to participate. Churches, service clubs, businesses, scout troops, students and individuals who would be willing to Please join us to celebrate come to help with Becky Barge as we offer her should gather
Thank You A warm thank you to all who helped me celebrate my 90th birthday. I am blessed to have so many wonderful friends. - DeLoris Antle
Celebrating Our 8th Anniversary! The family of Grace Church cordially invites you, your family and friends to our Celebration Service, Sunday, March 30th.
Chat Room: 9:30 am
Serving Rolls, Coffee and juice (each Sunday)
Sunday Service: 10:00 am
with our Celebration Lunch following.
Please join us for our 8th Anniversary. 1620 N. 11th Ave. E., Newton • 641-792-1793 www.gracenewton.com
American Cancer Society
Relay for Life
SAVE THE DATE 2014 Jasper County’s Relay for Life will be held
Friday, June 13th from 6-11 pm at the H.A. Lynn Stadium.
The theme is Super Heroes Fighting for a Cure and it will be an awesome night for everyone! We changed the date due to the Homecoming weekend being switched to allow you to attend both great events.
WE WANT YOU:
Jasper County Relay for Life, Super Heroes Fighting for a Cure, wants you to have a team and participate in this years event. Just call Debby Pence at 641-521-9301 or Chelsea Swarts at 641-840-2146 or go to www.relayforlife.org/jaspercountyia and register your team today.
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a team of 12 and collect $360 in donations. The deadline for registering of a team or a single individual who is willing to work with others is April 4. Contact Bill Bennett at jasper. email@example.com to register or to get more information about the packaging event.
UAW Local 997 Notice for nomination & elections general membership meeting.
April 5th at 10:00am
Extraordinary Public auction 2904 South Third Avenue East - Newton, Iowa Saturday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Rain Date: March 30, Noon - Lunch on Grounds FinE HomE FurnisHings including antiquE Dark green genuine leather sofa, love seat, & lounge chair with ottoman; beautiful antique Chinese Chippendale camelback sofa with intricate light mahogany Marlborough legs; tufted wing back chair; armed lounge chair; large knotty pine dinning table & 6 chairs, from Pottery Barn; black dining table with blonde top, built-in leaf & 4 ornately backed chairs; black kitchen hutch; solid cherry hutch; black coffee table & 2 end tables; 2 dropleaf end tables; antique oak “keyhole” desk; 3 computer desks; student desk & chair; oak bookcase; “shabby chic” pcs.; antique domed trunk; antique oak hall tree; mission style queen bed; black metal doubled bed; black metal day bed with trundle; 5-dr pine chest; Lane 4-dr chest; antique light green oak 4-dr chest; gentleman’s dressing stand; Many floor & table lamps; large quantity of quality framed art and special wall & mantel mirrors; wall tapestry; area rug. ElEgant cHina - cHrystal- stErling Royal Worcester “Gold Chantilly” china for 12 plus many serving pcs.; 2 Royal Worcester egg coddlers; Johnson Bros. “The Friendly Village”, partial set of 8 plus platters & servers; 29 pcs. Kylemore Waterford stemware in goblets, wines & champagnes; Waterford lidded jar; Gorham sterling “Chantilly” service for 12 including butter knives & demitasse spoons, in chest; (all of above will sell with reserve). Waterford table lamp; pair antique swirled glass table lamps; sterling & brass candle holders; 16 clear goblets & wines; some silverplate; odd china pcs. also sElling Everyday table service for 12; cookware; lines & bedding; Dell printer-scanner-copier; earthen standing hall urn; church wooden folding chairs; large sisal rug; wooden TV trays; games; 4- gal. “Blue Ribbon” crock; some primitives; Brinkman gas grill; Coleman camp stove; electric power washer; 15-ft. round yard trampoline with safety net; new igloo dog house; 2 bikes, Trek 800 “Antelope” & Schwinn Voyager; lawn chairs; yard cart; wheel barrow; new Weed Eater; 16-in hedge trimmer; Yard Machine 4.5 HP 22-in. mower; weights & bench, bar bells & other gym equipment; Monroe 8-ft. table; & so many more clean useful items. sPEcial oFFEring 3 collEctor guns at 1 P.m. L.C. Smith 1909 side-by-side 12-gauge, 30 in. barrels, has checkered English walnut; Ithaca Featherlight 16-gauge pump, full choke, pre-1952 model; 30-06 NATL.ORD.INC. Model 1903A3 bolt auction, central fire rifle. Sale Terms: Cash or Good Check. No Removal Before Settlement. Not Responsible for Accidents. Susanne Goodlaxson Landgrebe, Owner JS Clerking Service Bill Shields, Auctioneer 641-792-3435
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Team Stepping Stones 3rd Annual Relay for Life
Saturday, March 29, 2014 10:00am until 2:30pm Pence Tribute Center 310 N. 2nd Ave e., Newton
All money raised from the baked goods goes directly to the American Cancer Society through our Relay for Life Team. (All items for sale have been donated)
We will have so many goodies to choose from, including chocolate covered peanut butter balls, scotcharoos, cupcakes, cookies, snack mixes, pies, breads, and LOTS more!
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Happy 50th Anniversary to Gene and Eleanor Jansen on March 26th
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David L. Rowray, 71, of Newton died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A funeral service will be at 3:30
p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home and again after the service at a reception at Okoboji Bar and Grill.
Rep. Kelley signs NCEL letter to protect national parks Special to the Daily News DES MOINES — Rep. Dan Kelley of Newton signed the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators letter to President Obama about protecting national parks and public land. “The passion to enjoy the outdoors spurs America’s outdoor recreational economy, generating $646 billion in
consumer spending and 6.1 million jobs annually,” Kelley said. “We must act to ensure that these land areas are protected for many years to come.” The letter calls on President Obama to protect public land in the United States. Many of these public lands are subject to claims by companies for the natural resources they con-
tain. The NCEL believes that these lands should remain open to the public in the condition they are currently in. The NCEL is a caucus of state legislators across the country that aims to protect wildlife in the United States. It is a non-profit organized in 1996 that means to empower state legislators who care about the environment.
Academic Achievements Dordt College Justin Vos of Lynnville helped Dordt College earn a third place finish in debate at the National Christian College Forensics Invitational held at Cal Baptist in Riverside, Calif. Lori Roseland of Gilman was one of 12 Dordt College agriculture students who participated in the 2014 National PAS Conference in St. Cloud, Minn., held March 12 through 15. Roseland was part of the Swine Specialist team that took first place. She also took third place for the individual event, Livestock Production Employment Interview.
Des Moines Area Community College Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the spring semester. The recipients include: Marianne Decker, $500 General — District Wide; Jessica Ingle, $500 Alan B. Murray; Shelly Ingle, $500 General — District Wide; Priscilla Latham, $1500 The Bennet Family; Carlie Miller, $500 General — District Wide; and John Webster, $500 General — District Wide.
Second half property taxes due March 31 Jasper County Treasurer Doug Bishop is reminding Jasper County residents that the second half property tax and mobile home taxes are due and need to be paid on or before Monday, March 31. Payments can be made at the office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Credit card and e-check payments also can be made online at www.iowatreasurers.org. Payments mailed and postmarked before Oct. 1 will be accepted without penalty. There is also a convenient drop box for after hours payments located on the west side of the courthouse. Call the treasurer’s office at (641) 792-7731 with questions. NewtoN
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Newton Police Department • Bernard M. Lammers, 83, of Newton was cited with failure to obey a traffic control device after authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident at 3:17 p.m. March 1 at West Fourth Street North and North Second Avenue West. Lammers was traveling north in the 100 block of Fourth Street when he stopped at a stop light, entered the intersection and collided with a westbound vehicle driven by Brett M. Lundberg, 32, of Newton. Lundberg’s vehicle sustained an estimated $400 damage and Lammers’ vehicle an estimated $300 damage. • Randall G. Meyer, 54, of Newton was arrested on a Jasper County warrant for failure to appear in court for sentencing after officers located him at his residence at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail. • Cameron A. Porter, 16, of Newton was cited with failure to maintain control after authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident at 5:55 p.m. March 1 at East Fifth Street North and North Fourth Avenue East. Porter was traveling south on Fifth Street and attempting to turn west onto Fourth Avenue when he slid into an eastbound vehicle driven by Stephanie L. Hitze, 23, of Newton. Hitze’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 damage and Porter’s an estimated $900 damage. A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. It is the policy of the Newton Daily News to release the names of individuals charged with a crime who are 16 and older.
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For Saturday Alcoholics Anonymous 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Peer Support (For those living with mental illness) 1 to 4 p.m. at Optimae Life Services, 1422 First Ave. E.
For Sunday Penny Bingo 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center Al-Anon 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Alcoholics Anonymous 6:30 p.m. Christian Church in Colfax
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With summer on our minds, we have started fundraising for the 2014 Fourth of July fireworks show. We are hoping to raise $8,000 by April 16th. If we reach our goal by this date, we could receive additional discounts for free merchandise giving us more bang for our buck. It is important to remember that no tax dollars are spent to purchase fireworks for our display. All funds for hosting this event come from individuals, organizations, and businesses in the community. In order to make this event a success, we are requesting your assistance in the form of a monetary donation. With your help, we can ensure Newton’s July 4th celebration is a spectacular fireworks display to be enjoyed by many. If you would like to help, please send a check made out to: City of Newton - Fireworks 3000 N. 4th Ave. E. Newton, Iowa 50208 You can also drop off donations at City Hall, Newton Chamber of Commerce or the Newton Parks Office. This ad is provided by the Newton Daily News Community Advocacy Program.
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Sales tax rebate critical to speedway The opening of the Iowa Speedway came at a critical time for Newton and Jasper County. We’d taken a significant economic hit with the loss of a major employer. With the inaugural race season in 2006, we were no longer defined by our loss, but as the home of the By Dan Kelley Iowa Speedway. Iowa House District 29 However, it is no secret that the Iowa Speedway has had financial challenges. Its future success is critical for Jasper County. I’ve been working on legislation to help insure a solid future for the Iowa Speedway. On Thursday, HSB 671 was voted on by the Ways and Means Committee. The bill passed by a vote of 25-0. It will likely be debated on the House Floor soon. HSB 671 provides for a rebate of 5 percent of the sales tax on goods and services sold at the Iowa Speedway, the remaining 2 percent will stay with the schools and local governments, up to a cap of $12.5 million or Jan. 1, 2026. This is similar to a bill previously signed into law which is set to expire in 2016. Why is this proposal getting support from both sides of the aisle? Because it is a performance-based incentive that only benefits Iowa Speedway if there is increased economic activity. If there are no sales, there’s no sales tax. In fact, in order to reach the cap, Iowa Speedway would need to generate three times the sales at the track that the previous ownership groups generated, which will require an enhanced entertainment experience to attract more fans in the stands. The rebate is a low cost, low risk performance incentive for Iowa Speedway and a win for Iowans. NASCAR ownership is a gamechanger. I’ve discussed NASCAR’s long-term vision for the Iowa Speedway with track president, Jimmy Small. It is a vast departure from the status quo. They plan to transform the underperforming speedway into a more popular regional attraction and a powerful economic engine for the area. NASCAR and the Iowa Speedway staff are committed to working in close collaboration with the community and state to maximize the economic potential of the Iowa Speedway. I’m hopeful we can continue to work in a bi-partisan manner and get HSB 671 to the governor’s desk this session. It is a significant step to ensure NASCAR’s long-term vision becomes reality. Our top priority this year has been building a strong middle class from the ground up. This week, two bills are moving through the Legislature that will help middle class families get ahead. One proposal will make it easier for parents to work and go to the school at the same time to help them upgrade their workforce skills and land a goodpaying job. Right now, the state offers child care assistance for working parents also going to school but the rigid requirements make it difficult for many families to qualify. I would like to expand the program statewide, but the majority party wants to expand child care assistance in just four of Iowa’s 99 counties. If hard-working parents want to work and attend school to get a better job, we should do all we can to help them. It shouldn’t matter where they live. Another idea I support is expanding the child and dependent care tax credit. By expanding the credit, it will put more money in the pockets of working families who have kids and are trying to make ends meet. Since Iowa has one of the highest rates of two-parent working families in the country, these ideas will help us grow Iowa’s middle class and build a highly-skilled workforce.
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Driver acted like a bully To the editor: Tuesday, March 18, at 2:55 p.m., I was in the crosswalk at North Fifth Avenue and North First Street, between Newton Village and Park Centre, nearing the center of First Street, when a demonstrated bully driving a Dodge pickup — after a presumed stop at North Fourth Avenue and North First Street and already over
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the speed limit with the foot on the gas — gave a raucous blast of the horn and blew past in front of me, going north. This pedestrian crosswalk was plainly designated with large white rectangles on the street surface and signs facing both north and south. Did the driver know he should stop for a person crossing? Of course he did, but as I say plainly — he was a bully! Dean Sill Newton
Please pay it forward for Pete Hussmann To the editor: In November 2006, I had the opportunity to cover a story about a group of women lucky enough to go to Oprah and each receive $1,000 to do good deeds in their community. The whole intent of the talk show was to demonstrate the greatest gift we can give ourselves is helping others. At the time, Pete Hussmann was my editor at the Newton Daily News. I was so excited to 1) go to Chicago; 2) go see Oprah; and 3) share the story of how easily we can all have an impact on the world around us. When I called Pete to get permission to go with the group I am not sure who was more excited. It was evident he was excited for me and this opportunity. It is one of many fond memories I have from my time with Pete in the newsroom, and one I hold very near and dear for the lesson of how important it is
To the editor: I believe you have a column where folks can have a say. Last night, my wife and I attended the Newton Community
Theatre presentation of “Les Miserables.” I am writing to tell you how fortunate we are to have the facility and the talent in our small town. There were 27 in the cast, and 11 in the orchestra. Thirty-eight of our citizens put on a fantastic performance. John Mellinger Newton
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to pay it forward. Sadly, Pete left this world all too soon in January at just 55. I hate that. In fact I’m a little ticked that there are so many stories to be covered, so many life moments left to be shared with Julie and his boys, and so many lives left to be impacted with his warmth, humor, writing and giving heart. While his work may have been unfinished the example Pete set each and every Christmas stays with me. Oprah may have had a show about “pay it forward” but Pete lived it. He was one of the founding members of the St. Nick’s Christmas Club that served more than 600 children each Christmas. On March 28, a group of friends, colleagues and community members are putting together an event to help pay for medical bills and funeral costs left for the family after Pete’s passing. The event is an opportunity to not only say thank you for all Pete did for the community, it also serves as an opportunity to
Pay It Forward! The event is from 5 p.m. until we shut the place down on Friday, March 28, at the Elks Lodge in Newton. The event will feature food, music, auction items, prizes, and a time of fellowship and community for one of Newton’s finest. I ask you to please, please, please come and support the Hussmann family and honor Pete’s memory. While he is probably most remembered as the editor of the Newton Daily News and Newton Independent, I think I will always remember Pete for being the Santa Claus to so many children who will never know his name, and for being a mentor and friend to so many aspiring reporters. Pete Hussmann was a good boss, a heck of a newspaper man and a great community servant. Please come and honor his memory on March 28 by Paying It Forward For Pete. Jessica Lowe Newton
Does separation prove alliance? Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Big 12 Tournament Championship game in Kansas City where I went to support my alma mater, Iowa State. It was awesome. We use the adjective ‘awesome’ too often, but personally, this particular event deserved By Kate Malott to be classified Daily News Staff Writer under the ‘awesome’ column. It inspired awe and wonder unlike many other ordinary things. And for the first time, I was in true awe of the Iowa State Cyclones and the fan participation. I grew up an Iowa Hawkeye fan and started my collegiate career in Iowa City. For a large portion of my young adulthood, I was an obnoxious, proud and boastful Iowa fan, and like any
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other loyal Iowa fan, I despised Iowa State. It was almost as if part of the duty of being an Iowa fan was to separate myself from all things Iowa State. But seasons came and went, and I eventually transferred because Iowa City is a difficult place for a teenager to focus. I moved to Ames, to the astonishment of my friends and family, to further my education and embrace a different experience. Iowa State was a wonderful place to go to school, and I enjoyed my time there, in a way, more than I did at the University of Iowa. Maybe I was more mature. Maybe I had better friends. Maybe it was a place I felt I could participate. Regardless, I had a blast. However, I wasn’t quite sold on the athletics department, and I felt a majority of students weren’t either. I never felt the Iowa State football games were as energetic as the Iowa games, and although, the basketball games were exciting, I was still in allegiance with Iowa. But the championship game on
Saturday whole-heartedly changed my mind. It was a work in progress, but I can now say that I’m a proud Iowa fan and a proud Iowa State fan. It’s possible — you can love both sides, you don’t have to choose. The attendance by Iowa State fans was overwhelming. It was called ‘Hilton South’ by many, and that it was. It was sold out and filled with cardinal and gold from top to bottom. I finally understood. On the way home from the game, I wondered if separation from a group proves alliance to another and is that a harmful norm to our societal wellbeing. Does it make us any better to be ‘sided’? What are the positives and negative to that ‘you’re either with us or against us’ way of thinking? It seems it’s the same superiority complex and division that embodies many state-school fans is the same philosophy many take towards politics. Competition is important, but in the end, we could all use a little empathy toward the other side.
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Friday, March 21, 2014
CAA hosting Ladies’ Night Out class By Zach Johnson Daily News Staff Writer The Centre for Arts & Artists has created a night just for ladies. Ladies’ Night Out, offered at 6 p.m. the second Friday of each month, features snacksm, wine and an art class led by a local artist. “It was an idea Stephanie Clark and myself had,” LNO instructor Karen King said. “We started to invite ladies to come, and it just grew from there. The class has been running for about a year and a half.” “I have loved meeting people through the classes,” King continued. “We make our lesson very easy, so all different skill levels can enjoy the class. We do multiple styles of creative art, which includes pottery and wreath making. We invite area artists to come to the class to teach and showcase their talents. We are always looking for new artists to teach the class. The cost of the class ranges from $15 and up. The cost goes up when we have to order different materials for the class.” The LNO class offers a creative concept for ladies who feel they don’t have time to be creative in their daily life. “I’m a first time participant
Continued from Page 1A “Playing out there in the park, that amphitheater, people up on the grass and hill, it was just a beautiful location. I just thought that whole set up was really, really cool,” Terry said. “I love playing that park. That was a really fun show. Such a perfect setting, a great setting. People were relaxing, the weather was gorgeous and it was cool, very cool.” Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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of Ladies’ Night Out at Centre for Arts & Artists,” Kim Meyer said. “It makes me feel creative, where in other areas of my life I don’t feel creative at all. A friend of mine told me about the class. I have been to another classes like this in Des Moines, so I knew what to expect. Karen does a very good job instructing the class. You don’t have to be creative to be successful in this class. Karen walks you through every step of the class and is always willing to help when you need it. She will help you blend your paints.” The class isn’t always about the art, but rather the interaction, for the participants, and it provides an opportunity to local women to experience the CAA.
“This is my first night at Ladies Night Out,” Chery Van Houweling said on March 14. “My daughter heard about the class. I knew that we were going to be doing bird silhouettes, and other than that, I didn’t really know what to expect nor did I have any expectations for the class. I have always wanted to see the inside of the Centre for Arts and Artists, so it was a great opportunity for me to do that. I do paintings at home, so it was a great opportunity. My favorite part of the class is just interacting with the other ladies in the class but also that there’s no expectations to the class in terms of skill level. I would tell ladies to come give it a try.”
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Education Continued from Page 8A No. I’d like to see those numbers much higher. We’ll keep working on it, but this is definitely a cause for celebration.” Jasper County’s largest school district, the Newton Community School District, also had a very substantial graduation rate. Newton graduated 201 out of 213 students for a 94.37 percent graduation rate in 2013. In the Colfax-Mingo Community School District, 47 out of 49 students graduated and the district had a 95.92 graduation rate. IDE Director Brad Buck, in a release, said he is proud of the continued rise in graduation rates for Iowa’s student and said the next step would be to make sure that students are fully prepared for life after high school. “As a former Iowa superintendent and high school principal, I know the hard work that goes into getting every student across the finish line to complete high school,” Buck said. “Iowa’s increasing graduation rate is a testament to the commitment of everyone across the state, from parents to teachers to administrators to policy makers.” Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@newtondailynews. com.
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Friday, March 21, 2014
Maternity fashions reflect women’s pride in pregnancy DEAR ABBY: I am wondering why pregnant women these days don’t wear smocks like we all wore years ago. While I do think pregnant women are attractive, I really don’t want to see their swollen bellies. Wouldn’t it be better to just “imagine” what is under that smock or long skirt? Does anyone agree with me? — DOROTHY IN WASHINGTON DEAR DOROTHY: Some readers may agree, but I’m pretty sure most of them won’t. You are harking back to the days when people were embarrassed about the subject of sex, and used euphemisms like “in a family way” or “a bun in the oven” to describe pregnancy. Women today are proud to show off their silhouettes. In fact, I saw a woman recently sporting a T-shirt with an arrow pointing downward and the words “Baby on Board.” While this may seem to be somewhat “in your face,” I think it’s healthier than pretending there’s nothing going on when the expectant mother is in her seventh month and it’s obvious there is. DEAR ABBY: I’m 21 and a college student. My mother recently came to visit me and took my boyfriend and me out to dinner. After we were through eating, we sat across the table from my mother and engaged in post-dinner chatter. I draped my arm around his neck and began playing with his ear. It was absent-minded, and I thought nothing of it, but my mother stared from across the table shocked. She later told me that ear fondling is not appropriate in public. I was taken aback. Isn’t it OK to play with my boyfriend’s ear in public? Does it make people around us uncomfortable? — EAR SNUGGLES IN VERMONT DEAR EAR SNUGGLES: Playing with someone’s ear could be considered foreplay, and seeing it certainly made your mother uncomfortable. Perhaps among your contemporaries it would be acceptable, but as a general rule, it’s better to keep intimate gestures of affection
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Friday, March 21, 2014
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Local author to make appearance at library By Nicole Lindstrom Newton Public Library Public Services Librarian Get to Know Newton T-Shirts for Sale Purchase your own Get to Know Newton T-shirt at the Newton Public Library Circulation Desk. T-shirts are $15 each and are available in a variety of sizes. Craft Program for Adults At 6 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the library meeting room there will be a craft program for adults. Register by calling the information desk at (641) 792-4108. Participants will create hanging decorations out of puzzle pieces. Author Visit from Sheryl Carter Author and Newton resident Sheryl Carter will read from her book, “The Quiet Road,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 3. During her reading Sheryl
will play the dulcimer, pulling the audience into the musical world that her main character inhabits. She also will be available to sign copies and answer questions after the reading. What to Read Next? If you are stuck on what to read next, stop by the information desk and we can help you find your next read. Not only can we locate, order and place holds on books for you, we can also recommend similar authors, books, plots and genres for you to try and hopefully love! The library has more than 68,000 physical books, rest assured we will find you one you will like. Read Magazines Online from Home Full magazines are now offered through the Ebsco Database that is available through the library’s catalog. Find them by going to www. newton.lib.ia.us and clicking on catalog. Search through the
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National Walking Day planned for April 2 The Newton Parks and Grounds Department will join the American Heart Association in celebrating National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2. The event will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Maytag Pool Pavilion in Maytag Park. People are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes for the event. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Newton YMCA. For more information about the event, contact the Newton Parks Office at (641) 792-1470.
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Friday, March 21, 2014
County graduation rates above average
By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer Last week, the Iowa Department of Education announced that, for the third consecutive year, graduation rates have increased statewide. In 2013, 89.68 percent of students graduated high school in Iowa, which is a 0.42 percent increase from 2012. Locally, all five districts in Jasper County averaged a combined 96.95 percent graduation rate based on the official figures from IDE. According to IDE, LynnvilleSully High School graduated 39 out of 40 students in 2013, which gave them a 97.5 percent graduation rate. However, L-S Community School District Superintendent Shane Ehresman said the figure will be amended to reflect that L-S had a 100 percent rate. “The one student who did not graduate from Lynnville-Sully in May 2013 has since completed the necessary coursework for a high school diploma,” Ehresman said. “As a result, next year’s Iowa Department of Education graduation five-year cohort graduation rate for the Class of 2013 will be 100 percent.” Ehresman also talked about how his district has managed to main-
What’s Cooking for the week of March 24 - 28 Newton Schools Lunch Menu Monday through Friday: No school — Spring Break. Newton Schools Breakfast Menu Monday through Friday: No school — Spring Break. What’s Happening for the week of March 24 - 30 Newton Community School District Monday: 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., high school boys soccer practice at H. A. Lynn Stadium; 6 to 8 p.m., AAU basketball at Berg Middle School. Tuesday: 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., high school boys soccer practice at H. A. Lynn Stadium; 1 to 3 p.m., high school baseball open gym at Newton Senior High School; 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., soccer practice at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. Wednesday: 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., high school boys soccer practice at H. A. Lynn Stadium. Thursday: 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., high school boys soccer practice at H. A. Lynn Stadium; 1 to 3 p.m., high school baseball open gym at Newton Senior High School; 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., soccer at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School; 6 to 8 p.m., USSSA Softball at Berg Middle School; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 14U USSSA Softball at Newton Senior High School; 8 to 9 p.m., high school girls soccer open gym at Newton Senior High School. Friday: 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., high school boys soccer practice at H. A. Lynn Stadium. Saturday: TBA, high school band solo and ensemble contest at Newton Senior High School. Sunday: 4 to 6 p.m., AAU volleyball at Newton Senior High School; 5 to 7 p.m., cheerleading banquet at the Newton Senior High School Multi-Purpose Room.
Ty Rushing/Daily News All five of Jasper County’s school district’s had more than 94 percent graduation rate, which was 5 percent higher than the state average of 89.68. Pictured here is the Baxter High School class of 2013.
tain such higher than average graduation rates. “Lynnville-Sully’s graduation rates are consistently above state averages,” he said. “In fact, we take great pride graduating 100 percent of our students in 2007, 2008, 2010 and now 2013.” The parents and staff at Lynnville-Sully collaborate to ensure everyone student has an opportunity to graduate. When problems arise, we work together to support the students’ needs.” The Baxter Community School District also graduated 100 percent
of the 35 students who made up the class of 2013. The Prairie City-Monroe Community School District discussed its 2013 figures during Monday’s board of education meeting. “Our four-year cohort was (a) 96.97 percent graduation rate and state four year is 89.68 percent,” PCM High School principal Scott Bridges said. “In comparison to the state, are we where we want to be? EDUCATION See Page 5A
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NCAA upsets mark first full day of NCAA tourney SAN DIEGO (AP) — The day started with a bracketcrushing blow. More upsets followed. Four overtime games, a record. A buzzer-beater, a pair of late-night scares. OK, now breathe. This was just one day. There are still 47 games left, 16 of those on Friday. After one of the wildest opening days in NCAA tournament history, one that cost millions their shot at $1 billion, it’s hard to imagine there won’t be more chaos to come. “I’ve heard this before where there really aren’t upsets anymore,” Harvard coach Tommy Amaker said after the Crimson pulled off one of Thursday’s biggest takedowns. “There may be some surprises, but I just think when you’re looking at seeds and if you’re playing this time of year, you’re probably a pretty good basketball team.” We’ll start with the billion. Warren Buffett offered the unprecedented prize to anyone who could come up with a perfect bracket. Forty minutes into the first full day of the tournament, roughly 83 percent of the would-be billionaires were done after Dayton, the No. 11 seed in the South Regional, toppled sixth-seeded Ohio
State 60-59 in Buffalo, N.Y. Just the beginning. No. 12 East seed Harvard started a how-can-that-be run of games in Spokane, Wash., by knocking off fifthseeded Cincinnati 60-59. Two upsets, and almost everyone shooting for perfection was eliminated before they got home from work, the number of blemished brackets up to about 95 percent. The day of dead pools continued in Spokane, where No. 12 West seed North Dakota outlasted fifth-seeded Oklahoma 80-75. Thanks for playing everyone. Less than 1 percent of you are still in it. It was a 9.2 quintillionto-1 pipe dream to begin with, and Buffett has to like his chances even more after a day like this. Bracketers in contests by ESPN and CBSSports.com suffered similar fates, leaving less than 1 percent unblemished. “Being bounced from the billion THAT early definitely made me feel some type of way,” said Marcus Arman of Portland, Ore. “I can tell you this: I will not be supporting the city of Dayton in any shape, form or fashion so long as my foam finger still points upward.” And that wasn’t it.
Not at a point in the college hoops timeline where upsets, seedings and status have little bearing on the bracket. The opening day of the 64team bracket included four overtime games, a record. Connecticut had the first, beating Saint Joseph’s 89-81 in coach Kevin Ollie’s NCAA tournament debut. North Dakota’s win over Oklahoma came in overtime after Lawrence Alexander hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left in regulation. Saint Louis rallied late to force overtime and beat North Carolina State 83-80 in Orlando, Fla., and San Diego State needed an extra 5 minutes to outlast New Mexico 73-69. Including Tennessee’s win over Iowa in the First Four, that’s five overtimes in the opening 20 games. Now that’s madness in March.
“We didn’t want to end on that kind of note. We didn’t want to bow out of the tournament this early,” said Saint Louis’ Rob Loe, who had 22 points and 15 rebounds. “We’re here to win, and we’re here to put our mark on basketball.” Of course the day included a buzzer-beater. It came in Milwaukee, where Texas’ Cameron Ridley gathered an offensive rebound and put it up just out of the reach of Arizona State’s 7-foot-2 center Jordan Bachynski and into the basket, sending the Longhorns to an 87-85 victory over the Sun Devils. “We were fortunate,” Texas coach Rick Barnes. So many weren’t, especially those who had hoped to win some coin with a perfect bracket. With Dayton’s opening win, about 83 percent of the brackets in Yahoo’s Tourney Pick ‘Em game were one and done, perfection flushed in 40 minutes. The wins by Harvard and North Dakota State only figured to add to the number of disappointed billionairesin-waiting once the official numbers were released. “Yesssssssssss HARVARD!!!!!!! Messing up a lot of peoples chances at $1 billion
lol,” former Harvard and current Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin said on Twitter. At CBSSports.com, Dayton took out 81 percent of the poolers in the bracket challenge. By the time the Bison roamed over the Sooners in the evening, 0.4 percent of the brackets were still perfect. Of the 11 million brackets in ESPN’s Tournament Challenge, over 80 percent had Ohio State advancing to the next round. That’s about 8.8 million brackets with a blemish after one game. And to the 2.2 percent that had the Buckeyes going all the way to the Final Four: Oops! Through 12 games, there were 41,315 perfect brackets out of the original 11 million — or about 0.3 percent. This, of course, is nothing new. A year ago, not a single person of the 11 million who entered on ESPN’s website was perfect after a first day filled with upsets. Just four got 15 out of 16 right. By now, we’ve learned that Cinderella’s carriage doesn’t turn into a pumpkin once the NCAA tournament starts. It becomes a Formula One car racing through the bracket — and it may be moving at an even faster pace this year.
Lynnville-Sully players earn SICL basketball honors By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor SULLY — LynnvilleSully’s Hawk basketball teams landed eight players on the South Iowa Cedar League postseason honors lists. League coaches selected the 2014 All- SICL basketball teams at the end of the regular season and the teams were released at the conclusion of the state basketball tournaments. The Hawk girls finished their 2013-14 season in the Iowa Class 1A State Basketball Tournament. They lost in the first round, ending the season at 21-4 and ranked sixth. LynnvilleSully’s girls finished second in the South Iowa Cedar League with a 17-3 league mark. Lynnville-Sully’s boys also ended up second in the SICL race at 16-4. The Hawks had an 18-5 overall mark. Each Hawk team had four players earning league honors. For the Hawk girls, senior Cassie Cullen was a unanimous selec-
tion — one of six — to the SICL girls’ first team. Junior Lysandra James was a secondteam choice while seniors Lyndsay Terpstra and Becca Vos earned honorable mention. Senior T.J. Cunningham was named to the AllSICL boys’ first team for the Hawks. Darin Hofer, the only other senior on the Lynnville-Sully boys’ team, claimed secondteam honors. Sophomore Kyle Van Dyke and junior Ben Trettin garnered honorable mention from the league coaches. Cullen led the Hawk girls in scoring with 319 points, which was fifth in the league. She also was the leading shot blocker for the Hawks with 22. The 5-11 senior forward shot 42 percent, 128-of-
Submitted photo Newton’s Cardinal 3rd Grade AAU basketball team won the William Penn Basketball Tournament, which will be an annual event, in early March. It beat teams from Oskaloosa, Norwalk, Pella and North Mahaska on its way to the championship. Members of the team are (left to right), front row, Drew Thompson, Alex Thomasson, Brody Fuller, Jake Ingle; middle row, Brody Bauer, Carson Satterfield, Kacey Sommars, Connor Smith, Tade Vanderlaan; coaches Scott Bauer, Tom Vanderlaan.
303, from the field and went 59-of-99 from the free-throw line. Cullen was the second-leading rebounder for her team with 169 rebounds — 115 of those came off the defensive glass. She had 58 steals and 29 assists. She hit four 3- pointers. James, a 5-9 forward, was second in scoring for the Hawk girls with 267 points and was team’s leading rebounder with 188 rebounds. James was eighth in scoring among league players and seventh in rebounds. James shot 46 percent, 103-of-225, from the field. She knocked down 61-of-102 free throw attempts for 60 percent. She had 39 steals and 27 assists. Terpstra, a 5-4 guard,
tied for the team’s lead in 3-pointers made, draining 19-of-83 attempts for 23 percent. She scored 183 points, made 51 steals, dished out 27 assists and grabbed 94 rebounds. Terpstra was 68of-177, 38 percent, from the field and sank 28-of49 free throw attempts. Vos was a 5-8 forward, who led the Hawk girls with 64 steals. That was sixth-best in the league. She dished out 43 assists and had 66 rebounds. Vos scored 85 points, shooting 33 percent, 33of-100, from the field and hit nine 3-pointers. Cunningham was the Hawk boys’ 6-foot senior point guard and led the team in scoring with 245 points, which was sixth among SICL players. He also led the Hawks in
assists with 45, and was third in steals, 34, and rebounds, 115. Cunnigham had the best 3-point shooting percentage, 34.8, drilling 24-of-69 from long range. He shot 43.6 percent, 122-of-280, from the field overall. Cunningham was a 67.5-percent shooter from the free-throw line, cashing in on 77-of-114 attempts. Hofer, a 6-5 senior forward, ended up as the second-leading scorer, 239 points, rebounder, 118 rebounds, and shot blocker, 37, for the Hawks. He drained 19-of-63 attempts from beyond the three-point arc for 30 percent, while shooting 46 percent, 94- of-203, from the field overall. Hofer sank 32-of-54 free throw at-
tempts. He had 27 steals and 38 assists. Van Dyke, the Hawks’ 6-5 sophomore post player, led the team in rebounds with 195, which was sixth-best in the league. He also recorded a team-high 50 blocked shots, which was third-best in the league. Van Dyke scored 204 points, shot 53 percent, 90- of-169, from the field and 52 percent, 24-of-46, from the line. Trettin was the Hawks’ leader in steals with 41 on the season. The 5-10 junior guard scored 179 points, dished out 28 assists and had 75 rebounds. He shot 47 percent, 73- of156, from the field, hitting five 3-pointers. He downed 23-of-43 free throw attempts.
Iowa, Iowa State open NCAA wrestling tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Things weren’t perfect for Penn State on opening day at the NCAA wrestling championships, but the Nittany Lions still are in position to win their fourth straight national title. Penn State leads with 26.5 points after Thursday’s action at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Five Nittany Lions won their first two matches and advanced to Friday morning’s quarterfinals. All 10 of Penn State’s wrestlers are still alive to score points. Minnesota and Oklahoma State are tied for second with
21.5 points and Iowa and Oklahoma are tied for fourth with 20.5. Iowa took some hits in the morning session. In the 165 class, unseeded Josh Veltre of Bloomsburg (Pa.) knocked off Iowa’s No. 5 seed, Nick Moore, 15-7 in a major decision. In the 184 class, Iowa’s Ethen Lofthouse, seeded fifth, lost to Victor Avery of Edinboro 5-3. Only seven of Iowa’s 10 wrestlers escaped the early session with victories. Things nearly got worse for Iowa early in the evening session. Iowa’s Tony Ramos, the No. 3 seed at 133,
needed overtime to defeat No. 14 seed Zane Richards of Illinois. Iowa rallied and provided one of the highlights of the evening at 197. No. 11 seed Nathan Burak scored a twopoint takedown in the closing seconds of the third period to defeat No. 6 seed Richard Perry of Bloomsburg, 4-3. Six Iowa State wrestlers came to the championships, and all six remain standing as day one wrapped up. The Cyclones are sitting ninth in the team standings, thanks to a 10-3 record in matches and three wins by fall.
Indoor track meet results are delayed Area high school track teams competed in indoor track meets at Central College in Pella and Grinnell on Thursday, but no official results from the two meets were available by press time Friday. The Daily News plans to have all results for stories by Monday’s edition. Lynnville-Sully was in the South Iowa Cedar League indoor meet at Grinnell. Colfax-Mingo, CMB and PCM were at Central.
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Worship Together Ashton Chapel Next to Ashton Park, near intersection of Hwy 330 and F17 (8887 W. 122nd St. N., Mingo, IA) Sunday School 9:00am; Worship 10:00am. Pastors: Larry Craig and Mark Eddy Bar None Cowboy Church Building next to Culver’s Newton, David Rex, Pastor, 641-521-4354, 7pm Thursdays. Music featured each week. www.barnonecowboy churchofiowa.com Baxter Evangelical Free Church East Avenue, Eugene Bucklin, Pastor. Church service every sunday at 10:00am. Children’s church during regular services. AWANAS every Wednesday night 6:30 – 8:00. Bethany United Church of Christ 5627 N. 95th Ave. W., Baxter, (one mi. E. of Baxter on Station St.) Pastor Wanda Seydel. Sunday after Labor Day through Memorial Day: 8:30 Junior Choir; 9:15 Sunday School; 10:30 Worship. Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9:30 Worship; Women’s Fellowship First Thursday 2pm. Sunday’s in July feature 10:30 prayer and study of the Lords Prayer. Bible Missionary Church 909 N. 95th Ave. E. 641-840-2093 Pastor Lucas. Sunday School 9:45am, Morning Worship 10:45, Evening Service 6:00pm. Mid-week Service 7:00pm Center Friends Northeast of Newton, Karen Mendenhall, pastor, Dallas Gilreath, pastor, Cheri Doane, assistant pastor; 9:30am Sunday school, 10:30am Worship. Call 641-792-2473. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Prairie City, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:00am Worship. Christian Life Church 421 S. 2nd Ave. W., Interim Pastor James Miller; Phone Number: 641-521-9294. Coffeetime 9:30am, Worship 10:00am. Lunch Served at noon. Bible Study: Tuesday 10:00am. Christian Reformed Church Prairie City, Matthew McClure, pastor; 9:30am Worship, 10:45am Sunday school, 6:30pm Worship. E-mail:email@example.com Jasper County Church of Christ 1100 N. 3rd Ave. E., 9:30am Bible classes, 10:30am & 1:30pm Worship; Thursday evening 7:00pm Bible Study. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1405 N. 11th Ave. E., Branch President-Gregory O. Rivers, 316 E. 8th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. 9:30am Sacrament meeting, 10:40am Sunday School & Primary, 11:45am Priesthood, Relief Society & Young Women. Colfax United Methodist Church S. Locust St. & Division St., 515-674-3782. 10:00am Sunday School, 10:00am Family Worship. Rev. R.D. Streeter Community of Christ 1805 S. 8th Ave. E., 791-7834, Bill Conklin, pastor, Church School Classes 9:30am; Worship Service 10:30am; Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm. Community Heights Alliance Pastor Cory Stout, Senior Pastor; Pastor John Patterson, Associate Pastor; Tyler Kramer, Youth Pastor; Mike Osterbauer, Pastor of Worship and Young Adults. Sunday Worship Services 8:15am, 10:30am & 5pm; Sunday School 9:30am; Sr. High Youth Group Wednesday 7:45pm; Wednesday Prayer Meetings 6am, noon & 6:30pm; Jr. High Youth Group 6:30pm; Awana 6:30pm; Nursery available for most events. Handicapped accessible. 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. 792-1620. www.communityheights.org.
Congregational United Church of Christ-Newton 308 E. 2nd St. N., Newton, Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor; Sunday Worship 10:00am, Nursery provided; Fellowship Time 11:00am. Accessible to all. Bible Study Wednesdays 10:00am. Christian Education for children of all ages Wed. 6:00pm(infant-8th grade). 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 7:00pm - Adult Christian Education. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! facebook.com/NewtonUCC Cornerstone Bible Fellowship 1000 E. 12th St. S., Newton; Pastor Steve Bundy, Associate Pastor Brian Keeton. Sunday School 9am, Sunday Worship 10:15am, 6:30pm youth group on Sunday, 7pm Wed Bible study, Faith Baptist Prairie City, 9:30am Bible School, 10:30am Worship, 6:00pm Gospel service, 7:00pm Wed., Bible study. First Assembly of God 1029 E. 19th St. N., Newton, www.newtonassembly.com; Pastor Don Hayes, senior pastor; 9am Sunday School, 10am Worship, 7pm Wed. mid-week service. First Baptist Church Colfax, Rev. Phil Butler, pastor, 674-3752. Family Fellowship 9:00 am; Sun. School 9:15 am; Morning Worship 10:30 am; Eve. Service 6:00 pm. Wed., 7:00 pm Hour of Power.
Foursquare Church 1510 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Dottie Black and Associate Pastor Dustin Black, 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning worship service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday night Sunday School and prayer meetings 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9:15 a.m. Sunday until service time. Grace Church “A Family Of Friends”, 1620 N. 11th Ave E., Newton; Pastor Dan Hayton; Sunday Morning Refreshments 9:30 am, Worship Service with nursery care 10:00 am. The Edge: 5 yr olds to 5th grade & The Kids Community Pre School age, Sunday at 10:00am. Experience God Bible Study Wed. at 7am; Life Student Ministries Wed. 6:45-8pm 641-792-1793 www.gracenewton.com
Iron Sharpens Iron Church 1305 E. 10th St. S. Newton Cheryl Palmer, Doug Cupples Ministers 10:00am Sunday Morning Worship. Bible study and fellowship follow morning service. Mid-week Service 7pm Wednesday with Merlin Hamilton. Kellogg Christian (Disciples of Christ) 321 Bolton St., Kellogg, 10:30 am Worship. Kellogg United Methodist 417 2nd St., Kellogg, Pastor Tim Morgan, Sunday School 9:30am nursery, kids, young adult, middle adult & adult classes; 10:30am Morning worship; Worship Lit Saturday’s 7:00pm; Open Hand Supper 3rd Saturday of the month 6:00pm. Killduff United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 10:45am Communion first Sunday of each month. Living Word Fellowship Doug Bradey, Pastor, 321 E. Robinson St., Knoxville 641-828-7119, Wed. Night Service: 6pm prayer, 7pm worship, 6:15pm Fuzion Youth Service; Sun. Morning Service: 8:30 am prayer, 9 am Life Groups, 10 am Worship Service, Nursery and Children’s Ministry available.
Grinnell Church of Christ 1402 3rd Ave., Grinnell, Iowa 50112, Bible study Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Worship services Sunday 1030 a.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.grinnellcoc.com Haven Vineyard Church 207 1st Ave. E, Newton; Pastor Caz & Jane Cibula; 641-526-3157; 10 am Sunday Service.
Lynnville Friends Mark Porter, Pastor, 9:00 am Morning Worship, 10:30 am Sunday School, 6:30 pm Bible Study Hour.
First Baptist Church (Newton) 620 S. 8th Ave. E., phone: 7927113.Web:www.NewtonFirstBaptist.com and on facebook. Pastor Aaron Loree, Family Education Time 9:00a.m., Powerkidz infants - 5th grade 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School for teens 9:00a.m.; Worship Service 10:15a.m. Men’s group meets on the first Sat. of every month at 7:30am. First Baptist 810 S. Commerce, Monroe, Senior Pastor Shank, Youth Pastor Jason Burns. 9:30 am Sun. School, 10:30 am Worship, 6:00 p Evening service, 6 p.m. Christians in Action grades 6-12, Wed. Awana at 6:15 p.m. during school year, Wed. Bible Study & Prayer 8:15 pm during school year & 8 p.m. during summer. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 314 E. 2nd St. N. Pastor Mark Young. Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Faith Village & Sunday School. 10:15 Worship. 11:30am coffee fellowship. 5:45pm Wed; Family Unity Night. Thurs; 6:00 Choir Practice, 7:10 Atonement Practice. www.fccnewton.org 641-792-5850, Nursery provided. First Church of Christ Scientist 616 6th Ave., Grinnell, 10:30 am Services. First Lutheran Church - ELCA 309 E. 3rd St. N., Newton. Pastor Zachary Bey. Sunday Worship at 9:30 am; Sunday School and Fellowship to follow at 10:45 am; High School Youth Group every other Wednesday evening. 641-792-3934. All are welcome! http://www.newtonfirstlutheran.org/ First Presbyterian 220 N 2nd Ave E Newton Interim Pastor Linda CurtisStolper Adult Sunday School 9AM Kids Action Hour 9:15AM Worship 10:30AM Fellowship 11:30AM Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible Everyone Welcome! Mens Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:30AM & 9AM Womens Bible Study Wed 9:30AM WOW Wed 4:30PM 792-2790 www.newton1stpresbyterian.org
Congregational United Church of Christ-Baxter 217 S. Main Baxter, Rollin Watters, pastor, Sunday School 9:30am, Regular worship service, 10:30am
First United Methodist 210 N. 2nd Ave E. Rev Gary Marzolf Worship 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Youth Group 6:00 PM Handicapped Accessible Nursery Provided 9:00 AM “First Church on the Air” – KCOB www.newtonfirst.org
Newton Christian Reformed Church 511 S. 5th Ave. E., Aaron Gunsaulus, Pastor, 9:30 am Morning worship, 10:50 am Church school, 6:00 pm Sunday Evening worship. New Life Community Church of the Nazarene 605 W. 8th St. N., P.O. Box 1021, Rev. Lauris Meek, Sunday School 9:30 am, Morning Worship 10:30 am, Sunday Evening 6:00 pm, Wed. Children’s Night & TNT (Teen) 7:00 pm, Junior quizzing 7:00 pm, Thurs. Youth 7:00 pm , Thurs. Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 pm, Fellowship Hall. Nursery for all services. Parsonage 792-6171 or Church 792-5363. Newton Church of The Way 2306 S. 3rd Ave E., 792-7300 Pastor Steve Heerema. Sunday Morning: 7:45 Classic; 9:00 and 10:30 Ignite, Nursery during both Ignite Services (for newborn through 2 years old). Journey 252 Children’s Ministry 10:30am (for children 3 years through 6th Grade) The Way Café 8:30 to 10:30am, 5:00-7:00pm Prayer of Blessing, Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30pm Route 146 Youth, Saturday Nite Ignite 7:00-8:00pm Everyone Welcome! Other various group studies and classes are offered. Check out our Facebook page, our weekly bulletin on our website, or call/email the office for more information. Email: email@example.com Web: www.newtonway.org Our Savior Lutheran Missouri Synod 1900 N. 4th Ave. E., Rev. John M. Moore, Pastor, Sunday Worship 9:00 am; Adult Bible Study Sundays 10:30 am; Sunday School Kingdom Quest 10:30 am; High School Youth Group Sunday 10:30 am & Wednesdays 7:00 pm; www.oursavlutheran. com (641( 792-1084. Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church 151 60th Ave, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship Service;10:30 a.m. Sunday School firstname.lastname@example.org 515-994-2354
Heart of Worship 14283 Hwy F62, Lynnville Pastor Tom Pool, Worship: 9 a.m., Children’s Church: 9:45 a.m. Fellowship: 10:15 a.m., Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA 1409 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Ken Ahntholz, 9:00 am Sunday School; 10:15 am Worship, easy access - no steps. Hope Assembly of God 126 W. State St., Colfax, Sunday school 10 am, Worship service 11 am, Sunday Evening Prayer Service 6:30 pm. 641-674-3700. Howard Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Tom Burns, pastor. 10:30 am Morning worship. Sunday school 9-10am all ages; K-5 Wed after school; Jr. High & High School 7-8pm; Howard and Locust Colfax. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 305 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515674-3711; Decaon Joe Dvorak; 11:00am Sunday Mass, 9:00am Wednesday Communion Service; www.immaculateconceptioncolfax.org Immanuel Baptist (GARB) 1300 N. 4th Ave. E., Ken Van Loon, Pastor, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship, 6:00 pm Worship, Wed 6:30-8:00 pm Youth, 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana Clubs (during school year), 7:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Fellowship. Call 792-4470. Ira United Church Karen Fausch, pastor, 9:00 am Worship, 10:15 am Sunday School.
Metz Community 3253 W. 62nd St. S., Newton, 791-9568, Pastor David Rex; Sunday School 9:00 am. 10:10 am service. Mingo United Methodist 202 W. Main, Mingo, Rev. Kurt DeVance, 515-339-8819; Children’s Sunday School - 9:30 am and Adult Sunday School - 9:45 am. Church time is 10:45 am. Monroe Presbyterian Church 115 So. Main, Monroe, Rev. Ann Johnson, Sonlight Service 8:00 am; 9:00 am church school, 10:00 am Traditional Worship, communion on 1st Sunday of month, 6:00 pm Session Committees 2nd Sunday of month, 7:00 pm Session Meeting 2nd Sunday of month. Monroe United Methodist 407 N. Monroe St., Monroe, 641259-2822; Pastor Stephen Taylor; Jubilee Service 8:15 am; Sunday School 9:00 am; Worship 10:15 am; Office Hours: Mon. Thurs. 8-Noon; email@example.com New Life Baptist Church 124 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515-674-3103, Sunday School 9:45 am, Worship Service 10:45, Evening Service 6 pm, midweek service 7 pm Wednesdays. Independent Fundamental Baptist Church. Newton Baptist Temple (A Fundamental Independent Church) 621 E. 12th St. N., Ross McIntyre, pastor. 10:00 am Sunday School, 11:00 am Worship, Wednesday and Sunday 6:00 pm Worship, Bus transportation available, 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible study.
Pleasantview United Methodist 8454 S. 28th Ave. E., Newton, Pastor Tim Morgan; 9:00 am worship; 10:15 am Sunday School. Prairie City Church of the Brethren 12015 Hwy S 6G, Corner of S 6G & F70 W, 5 miles south of Prairie City on S6G, 515-9942940; Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8:15-11:15 am; Pastor Timothy Peter; Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School; 10:45am Worship Service/Children’s Church; Nursery provided. Prairie City First Reformed Church 300 E. 5th St., P. O. Box 178, 515-994-2250, frcprairiecity@ aol.com; 9:30 am Worship, 10:50 am Sunday School. Prairie City United Methodist Church 706 W. McMurray, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 8:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages. Office hours 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-TH firstname.lastname@example.org 515-994-2354 Rock Creek Hickory Grove Church 3 1/2 miles north of Rock Creek Lake, 9:15 am fellowship, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 am worship. Reasnor United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 8:45am. Communion first Sunday of each month. Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1115 S. 8th Ave. E., Rev. William Reynolds, pastor, Saturday: 5:30 pm Mass, Sunday: 9:00 am Mass.
Salvation Army 301 N. 2nd Ave. E., Captains Jeff and Mikey Carter, Sunday - 9:45 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship. Seventh Day Adventist 1409 S. 8th Ave E., Newton Pastor Joshua Plhocky Saturday Services 9:00 am; Worship 11 am Sabbath school, Prayer Meeting Thursday Eve at 7:00 pm Solid Rock Church 115 Main St., Reasnor; Pastor John Hlad 641-842-2440; Sunday Bible study all ages 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. worship; Wednesday Bible study all ages 7 p.m. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church 4900 Meredith Dr., (NW 46th Ave.), Des Moines, The Bishop L.W. Faulk, 9:10 am Morning prayer, 9:30 am Holy communion. St. Luke United Methodist 501 E. 19th St. N., Pastor Rev. Audrey Young, 8:00 am worship followed by Coffee time. 9:15 am Sunday School for all ages, including two adult classes. 10:30 am Worship followed by Coffeetime. 641-792-5736 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church 5 mi. west of Sully, Pastor Nancy J. Pick, Worship 9:30 am; Adult Forum 10:15 am; Women of the ELCA meet 1:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month; Church Council meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.; Contact Parish office 641-798-4651. St. Stephen’s Episcopal 223 E. 4th St. N., Newton, ph. 792-6971. Rev. John Thorpe, Rector, Rev. Merle Smith, Deacon; Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist & 10:00 am Holy Eucharist; Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 am Morning Prayer; Wed. 5:00 pm Evening Prayer. Saturday Evening Worship Service 5:30 p.m. Sully Community Church Pastor Jerry Morningstar, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:30 am Worship, 5:00 pm Quiz team practice; 6:00 pm Worship, Thursday night adults, youth 7:00 pm. Sully Christian Reformed Pastor Brian Ochsner. 9:30 am Morning worship, 6:00 pm Evening worship, 10:45 am Sunday School. 9:30 am Tues. Coffee Break for women, Nursery and preschool classes provided. 7:15 pm Wed - Gems, Cadets and High School Youth, Prayer for Country - everyone welcome. 8 Bible studies call 594-4440. Sully First Reformed Church Rev. Wayne Sneller, senior pastor, Diana Scandridge, Youth & Education Director. 9:30 am Worship, 11:00 am Sunday school, 6:00 pm Worship; Thursday Night Family Night 7:00 pm Sept. - March. www.sullyfrc.org United Pentecostal 813 E. 7th St. N., Rev. Robert A. Shaw, pastor, 10:00 am Sunday Worship, 6:00 pm Sunday Worship, Prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30, Super & Youth Church Wednesday starts 7:00-8:00. United Presbyterian 209 N. 2nd Ave. E., Rev. Donald Freeman, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 - 11:30 am worship service (broadcasted live on KCOB radio); 11:30 am Fellowship; Wednesday choir rehearsal 6:00 p.m.; Nursery provided on Sundays. Westfield Community Church 4164 20th St., Grinnell, Pastor Jann Braaksma, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Youth Group; www.westfieldwitness.org Wittemberg Church Rt. 1, Newton, pastor Rev. Roger K. Swanson 10:15 am Worship.
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Public Notices NOTICE OF FORFEITURE OF REAL ESTATE CONTRACT TO: Mr. Cameron Wickliff 512 1st Avenue NE Newton, Iowa 50208 Parties in Possession 512 1st Avenue NE Newton, Iowa 50208 You and each of you are hereby notified: (1) The written contract dated the 1st day of August, 2011, and executed by TAX 227, as vendor, and Cameron Wickliff, as vendee, recorded August 22, 2011, as file No. 2011-00004470, in the office of the Jasper County, Iowa, Recorder, and assigned to Iowa Property Receiver, LLC, by Assignment of Real Estate Contract dated November 15, 2013, and recorded January 2, 2014, as file No. 2014-00000019, in the office of the Jasper County, Iowa, Recorder, for the sale of the following described real estate: The East 57 feet in equal width of Lot 3 in Block 1 in Hartzell's Addition to the town (now city) of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown in the plat recorded in Book 2, at page 29, of the records in the office of the County Recorder of Jasper County, Iowa and outlot “D” in Hartzell's Addition to the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown in the Plat recorded in Plat Book B, at page 258, of the records in the office of the County Recorder of Jasper County, Iowa. has not been complied with in the following particulars: (a) Payment of the balance of the purchase price, per real estate contract in the amount of: $5,258.49 Total $5,258.49 (2) The contract shall stand forfeited unless the parties in default, within 30 days after the completed service of this notice, shall perform the terms and conditions in default, and in addition pay the reasonable costs of serving this notice. (3) The amount of attorney fees claimed by the Vendors pursuant to Section 656.7 of the Code of Iowa is $ 50.00 (not to exceed $50.00). Payment of the attorney fees is not required to comply with this notice in order to prevent forfeiture. Iowa Property Receiver, LLC Assignee By James G. Rowe, Attorney ICIS PIN NO: AT0006833 Address: 300 West Marion, P.O. Box 256, Corydon, IA 50060 NOTE: If the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692 et seq., applies to this communication, attach Form No. 172, Notice of Validation of Debt. March 14, 21, and 28 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JASPER COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MAX E. THOMPSON, Deceased Probate No. ESPR036474 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Max E. Thompson, Deceased, who died on or about February 19, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 10th day of March, 2014, the last will and testament of Max E. Thompson, deceased, bearing date of the 2nd day of May, 2001, * none was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Susan Bryan and Roger Thompson 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 7th day of March, 2014. Susan Bryan and Roger Thompson Executor of estate 306 W 16th St N, Newton, IA 50208 1409 North B St, Indianola, IA 50125 Address *Designated Codicil(s) if any, with date(s) Lee M. Walker, ICIS PIN No: AT0008212 Attorney for executor Walker, Billingsley, & Bair 208 N 2nd Ave W Newton, IA 50208 Address Date of second publication 21 day of March, 2014 Probate Code Section 304 March 14 & 21 ORDINANCE NO. 2226 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWTON CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE 4, CHAPTER 34, ADDING LANGUAGE FOR NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER IN THE R-2: ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLING DISTRICT Passed by the City Council on March 17th, 2014 This Ordinance shall be effective after the final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Said Ordinance in its entirety may be inspected at the City Clerk's office, 101 West 4th Street South, Newton, Iowa during regular office hours, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Katrina A. Davis City Clerk March 21 ORDINANCE NO. 2227 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWTON CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE 4, CHAPTER 34, FOR RESIDENTIAL ACCESSORY BUILDINGS Passed by the City Council on March 17th, 2014 This Ordinance shall be effective after the final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Said Ordinance in its entirety may be inspected at the City Clerk's office, 101 West 4th Street South, Newton, Iowa during regular office hours, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Katrina A. Davis City Clerk March 21
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PLUMBERS & Helpers, New Construction & Service. Cook Plumbing Corporation. 1425 Fuller Road, West Des Moines EEO HOME IMPROVEMENTS
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The Newton Daily News recommends that you investigate every phase of investment opportunities. We suggest you consult your own attorney or ask for a free pamphlet and advice from the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. Hoover Building, Des Moines, IA 50319. 515-281-5926.
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Machine Operator - Mobile Iowa Interstate Railroad (Newton, IA). Involves track repair and maintenance, travel during weekdays. $21.99/hour. Drug Test Required. Must have previous experience working outdoors. See complete job description or apply at: www.iaisrr.com. IAIS is an EOE.
Flexible hours iowa’s Best Burger Cafe at the Kellogg exit #173 on 1-80. We pay way above industry average for qualified, experienced individuals. We are also willing to train motivated persons age 18 & up. Please apply in person. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. monday - Friday
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At WesleyLife, we believe that living a well-balanced life with attention to mind, body and spirit is essential to aging well. We encourage older adults to live a healthy and independent lifestyle, focusing on their abilities, potential and passions.
Full time and part time positions are available on the evening and overnight shifts at Park Centre. A passion for working with older adults is essential. Prior experience preferred but not required. Please apply in person at Park Centre, 500 First Street North, Newton, IA 50208 or online at www.wesleylife.org EOE. Drug and Tobacco-free work environment.
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Temporary Program Technician The Jasper County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office located in Newton, Iowa, is accepting applications to fill a temporary Program Technician position. Individuals who possess strong clerical and computer skills are encouraged to apply. To obtain an application form, interested persons should contact the Jasper County FSA Office at 641-792-5019 or stop by the office at 709 1st Ave W, Newton, IA. The deadline for filing an application is March 28, 2014. USDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Newton Daily News and Jasper County Advertiser have a full-time opening for an Advertising Account Executive in our Advertising Department.
The Newton Daily News has an excellent opportunity for a talented, professional and energetic person to join our multi media advertising effort as a full-time outside sales professional. Our family of offerings include the Newton Daily News, newtondailynews.com, Jasper County Advertiser, Jasper County Tribune, Jasper County Living Magazine, Central Iowa Ag Mag and Shaw Digital Services to name a few. If you have an interest in media and are looking to build your career, this might be the opportunity you are looking for. As an outside sales professional, your activities will include working with a variety of local clients across all business segments in the marketplace. You will introduce the features and benefits of our advertising solutions and determine programs designed to help your clients business grow. The ideal candidate should have prior sales experience, but is not required. You must have strong written and verbal communication skills, basic computer and typing skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. You must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Pre-employment background check and drug screen are required. This is a full-time position that does offer benefits including health, dental and 401k plan.
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14 FT ALUMINUM Fishing boat and trailer, Johnson 6 HP gas motor, bow mount foot controlled trolling motor, hand controlled trolling motor, depth and fish finder, swivel seats, hand crank bow mount anchor. $1,800. 641-792-0378. Leave message. 2 YOUTH red batting helmets with face masks and chinstraps, Champro “ one size fits all” and Wilson size 61/2 – 71/2, used 1 and 2 seasons, very good condition, $8 each, Large Men's Iowa windbreak type pullover, worn 2x, $10. 641-787-0903. 3 SUBMERGIBLE sump pumps for sale - 1 new, 1 used once, and one used several times, call for prices- all reasonable. Ceramic tile cutter, call for price. Please call for prices after 4 o'clock PM. 515-210-1049 BUNK BEDS, red metal, great shape, double bottom, single top, easy to put together, in 4 pieces. $75. 641-521-9686.
SNOW WAY V Plow- one ton truck mounting, new cutting blade. $3,000. 641792-4332 TWO FOUR Wheel Handicap Scooters that go forward only. Have been modified and are not street legal. $150 for both or OBO. 641-521-1171. VERMEER PARTS & Operation Manuals for V1150/V1350 Walk-Behind Trencher $25 each or $40 for both. 515-313-7803.
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Part-Time Maintenance Overview: The Iowa Speedway is currently seeking part-time seasonal maintenance personnel to work in a fast paced environment. Maintenance will be responsible for a wide range of duties, including grounds keeping, track repairs and building repairs. Maintenance personnel are responsible for pre-race staging, banners, hospitality set-up. They are required to respond quickly to requests in a friendly manner. The candidates will be required to work weekdays and weekends. Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a background in building trades or facilities maintenance, as well as experience with operation of various machinery including tractors, forklifts and mowers. Candidate must be able to receive instruction from supervisor and communicate progress and completion of assignment. Candidate should be able to lift 75 pounds and must possess a valid driver’s license. Security Overview: The Iowa Speedway is currently seeking seasonal security event staff. Qualified candidates will be responsible for physical security at designated posts, support and enforcement of Iowa Speedway policies and procedures, credential check points, as well as adhering to established security department and Iowa Speedway policies and procedures regarding guest service standards. Qualified candidate will maintain a positive attitude at all time and must be able to pay close attention to detail. The candidate will be required to work weekend events. Qualifications: The candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED. Previous security or law enforcement experience a plus. Must be professional in appearance, have good communication skills and be willing to work in an outdoor environment. Qualified candidates must be able to walk up and down flights of stairs, stand for extended periods of time, and be able to lift 50 pounds. Find Application on www.iowaspeedway.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866.rusty.go.
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GOLDSTAR 13” Color TV, works fine, would be good for playing games on, may need digital adapter. 641787-0903. GOLF CLUBS Sale, many vintage clubs from the 20's – 40's. Come browse and own a piece of the past . Most $10 or less. 641673-2366. HOT SPRINGS Hot Tub, $1000, seats 8, excellent condition. Colfax. 719-3711500. IOWA HAWKEYE tall glass Mug $20. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1:64 Collectible Cars $15 each. 515-3137803. 2 MAN Bass Hunter Bass Boat, new seal coated bottom, 2 swivel seats, Minnkota trolling motor, 30# thrust, used 4 times, humming bird depth finder, licensed and ready for spring. $600 or OBO. 515490-1369.
2007 CHEVY COBALT, RED, 121,2112 MILES. IN GREAT SHAPE. PERFECT FOR ANYONE WANTING A FABULOUS RUNNING CAR WITH UNBEATABLE GAS MILEAGE. WE ARE ONLY SELLING BECAUSE OUR FAMILY IS GROWING AND WE UPGRADED TO A LARGER VEHICLE. ASKING $4,000 OBO. CALL (409) 789-3825
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2002 GRAY, extended cab Chevy Silverado. Fully loaded with towing package, leather, heated seats, automatic seats, mirrors, etc. 207k miles and some very minor dents/scratches. Engine runs perfect. Recently fully detailed and new battery. $7,000 OBO. Contact Cody if interested at 515-681-1373
TWO Taurus SHO's. 1993 Ford Taurus SHO: 81200+ one owner miles. Manual 5 speed overdrive transmission. All options except sunroof. Ultra red crimson color. Very clean, good to excellent condition. Included owners manual, Ford repair manual, Chiltion repair manual, purchase papers, repair records, original floor mats, and 1993 magazine articles. Vehicle is ready to drive anywhere. 1995 SHO: Parts car with lots of good parts. Bad engine and automatic transmission. Good Body, glass, wheels, and more. Asking $4900 for both cars. 641791-2220.
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How was your first day of the new season? The passage of the sun into Aries represents new birth, so you may feel as though you’re going into the future with innocent eyes. The Pisces moon suggests that those eyes will take in what’s happening on a spiritual level first, and that information will color all following observations. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (March 21). You’ll add to your assets in an important way that will help your financial situation for years to come. The healing of a friendship happens in April, and this boost to your heart energy will attract more love to your life, too. You will travel with a sweet companion in June and September. July brings intriguing drama. Aquarius and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 23, 20, 50, 35 and 10. ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you’re aligned with your values, why change? Maybe it’s the cast of characters or the situation that needs to
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