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Callaghan presents report in support of neighborhood schools

OBITUARIES Helen M. Horn, 76 Harlan L. Schuring, 78 Carroll E. Warner, 93 INSIDE TODAY

By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer The results the Newton Community School District received from both its demographic study and facilities study are laying the groundwork for some possible major changes in the future for Newton’s schools. Superintendent Bob Callaghan said at Monday’s school board meeting he and the rest of the district’s administrative team have been gathering what they’ve heard and read from the School Improvement Advisory Committee, the SIAC facilities

subcommittee, a teacher survey, community members and others that favor the district going back to neighborhood schools at the elementary level. “We need to think about a return to neighborhood schools,” Callaghan said, referencing his and the administrative teams findings from the listed groups. The district made the decision to switch from five neighborhood elementary schools to two K-3 buildings and two 4-6 buildings in 2010. When the decision was made, Woodrow Wilson was selected to continue to serve as an elementary build-

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ing over Emerson Hough in a 5-2 vote by that school board. Callaghan’s finding also indicated some other possible changes the district should consider in the future. “We need to think about having a minimum of three grade classrooms at each grade level. That we need to utilize our classroom space to accommodate smaller classroom sizes, particularly in the K-3 level,” Callaghan said. SCHOOLS See Page 5A

Council sets meeting on sale of bonds to fund new projects

Vocabulary Parade at Berg Elementary Page 2A

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Submitted Photo Blues musician Liz Mandeville performs in Traverse City, Mich. Mandeville, who was recently inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame, enjoys touring and collaborating with other blues musicians. She will be presenting to students in Baxter for Blues in Schools today and performing for blues fans at Cadillac Jacks on Wednesday.

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By Kate Malott Daily News Staff Writer Liz Mandeville is a small woman with a big voice. Even friends have called her “Little Miss Big Voice” and “One Woman Riot.” She’s played in Iowa numerous times over her 30-year career, including the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport. Last spring, she was introduced to the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame. Today and tomorrow, Mandeville will be performing in Jasper County. Mandeville will be participating today in Blues in School for the Baxter Com-

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Bolinger graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in business management at the height of the recession. With not many business management positions available due to the economy, Bolinger made a decision that would get her the general manger position at Boulders Inn &

Council approves two resolutions amending urban renewal plans By Zach Johnson Daily News Staff Writer

Suites. “I knew I had to begin from the bottom and work my way up in an industry, no matter if I didn’t know much about the industry,” Bolinger said. “I took a risk to try a new industry, BOULDERS See Page 5A

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School district to renew talks with AT&T

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Newton City Council approved two resolutions April 21 amending the North Central and East-Mart urban renewal plans by unanimous votes. The plan specifies upcoming projects and cost for the North Central Urban Renewal Area in conformance with Iowa law. The area was created in downtown Newton in 1987 in order to facilitate redevelopment, clear blighted areas and promote economic development. The amendment cites anticipated bond projects in the district. The projects are being done in order to comply with a 2012 change in Iowa Code that mandated urban renewal plans specifically list all the projects and their costs. The projects for the North Central Urban Renewal Area Plan and costs include:

Bolinger new general manager at Boulders Monday is a day that marks the beginning of the work week, but last Monday it marked the beginning of a new job in a new industry for Boulders Inn & Suites General Manager Angie Bolinger.

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munity School District, an event that takes place around area schools to introduce and educate students about the blues and jazz. This program is supported and sponsored by the Iowa Arts Council Big Yellow School Bus Grant, the Baxter Parent Teacher Organization and Baxter School PBIS funds and is organized by the South Skunk Blues Society. She will start the morning out at Baxter Community School and throughout the day present to students in kindergarden through 12th grade.

The Newton City Council passed a resolution setting May 5 for a public hearing on the proposed issuance of three bonds not to exceed a total of $2,510,000. The May 5 meeting day gives the council an opportunity to set May 19 as the sale day of the bonds. Two of the three bonds are for essential corporate purposes, which value a total of $1,020,000. The third bond is for urban renewal process. The bonds are valued at $1,490,000 with a $30,000 issuance cost included.

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It’s been almost three months since the Newton Community School Board of Education made its decision to end discussions with AT&T on placing a cell phone tower on district property, and on Monday, it reversed that decision in a 4-2 vote. “It’s certainly attractive getting our attorney fees paid for, but on the other hand, I think of all the time it feels like we’ve wasted,” board member

Donna Cook said, prior to the vote. Cook and board member Bill Perrenoud were the two “No” votes. The board agreed to reopen discussions with AT&T and Steve Ward, who had been working with the district previously as the company’s representative. Ward apologized with how things went wayward previously and expressed a strong desire to get a deal done. During the discussion on the matter, Perrenoud presented Ward with a

series of questions on the deal and asked Ward “is there any way to guarantee that we wouldn’t be strung along again?” “My dad always said, ‘There’s no guarantees in life,’ but I want to get this deal done,” Ward said. By agreeing to reopen the discussion with AT&T, there were a number of things the district wanted changed from the previous contract. The new deal wouldn’t be anywhere near DISTRICT See Page 5A

Ty Rushing/Daily News AT&T Representative Steve Ward asked the Newton Community School District’s Board of Education to reconsider its decision in February to end negotiations with AT&T. In a 4-2 vote, the board agreed to re-enter talks with the company.


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Spring Fling Teen Dance on Friday

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

‘Vocabulary Parade’ at Berg

The Newton YMCA will host its annual Spring Fling Teen Dance from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Newton YMCA, located at 1701 S. Eighth Ave. E. Organizers are in need of chaperones, as they expect more than 300 middle school students attending. If any involved parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles would like to help, email Jessica Lowe at jessica.lowe@newtonymca.org.

Career workshop set for May 13 The Newton Public Library is hosting a Developing a Career Plan Workshop led by Iowa Workforce Development from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 13, in the Newton Public Library meeting room. The workshop will include a discussion on job myths vs. beliefs; how to avoid the “shotgun” approach; learning to recognize and cultivate your uniqueness; defining your ideal preferences and comparing them to your current position; exploring short term goals and career options; and completing a career transition plan. To register, call the NPL at (641) 7924108.

Submitted Photos Berg Elementary recently had a “Vocabulary Parade,” with all students and teachers selecting a vocabulary word and then dressing up to showcase it. Students and teachers then paraded around the gym to celebrate their love of reading.

FNNB to host art reception today Today First Newton National Bank will provide refreshments to celebrate the accomplishment of more than 100 Berg Elementary art students who have displayed their artwork on bank premises during April. The event is from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the bank. For the last few years, FNNB has partnered with art show organizer Linda Klepinger to highlight local student art work. “The Berg Elementary School art exhibit will delight viewers with the students’ framed self portraits and their creative collages of colorful cardboard shapes,” Klepinger said.  “In addition, their engaging clay skills surely exceeded my expectation of their grade level. A visit to view the Berg Elementary students’ works at FNNB will leave the viewers impressed and smiling.”   All are invited to the reception, located at 100 N. Second Ave. W.

Sundays at Four concert this weekend First Presbyterian Church of Newton will continue its Sundays at Four concert series at 5 p.m. Sunday featuring its fourth annual collaboration concert. The free, public concert will showcase the talents of the First Presbyterian Chancel Choir, directed by Larry Anderson and accompanied by Sandy Smit; Newton High School Varsity Chorale, directed by Norm Grimm and accompanied by Marlys Grimm; and Central College Chamber Singers, directed by Mark Babcock. Each will present choral works individually and then combine to form an mass choir. Refreshments will be provided following the performance.

Police Blotter Newton Police Department • Alicia K. Cooper, 22, of Newton was charged April 21 with simple domestic assault after authorities investigated a complaint of an assault at El Sombrero’s at 1:55 p.m. Feb. 11. Cooper was charged for allegedly assaulting a male and was released to appear in court. • Steven E. Daniel, 43, of Newton was charged with possession of marijuana and operating while intoxicated after authorities stopped him at 12:05 a.m. April 20 in the 400 block of South Eighth Avenue East after observing him accelerating quickly and squealing his tires. Daniel consented to a breath test, which indicated a BAC of .146, and officers located a baggie containing 4.2 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. He was charged and released to appear in court. • Colby D.J. Earnhart, 28, of Grinnell was charged with driving

while license barred after authorities responded to a report at 6:08 p.m. April 19 of a vehicle driving into the median on Interstate 80. Police located the suspect vehicle, stopped him and determined Earnhart’s license had been barred. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail. • Shelby R. Williams, 35, of Newton was charged with forgery, fourth-degree theft, fifth-degree theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of trespassing after authorities were dispatched at 3:48 p.m. April 21 to Walmart in reference to a theft that occurred earlier that day. Officers were shown a video of Williams taking property off Walmart shelves and attempting to get refunds for the items. Authorities learned she was at Walmart again several hours later and went to arrest her. During a search of her vehicle, authorities found several syringes, small plastic

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baggies, a plastic bag with a green leafy substance residue inside, a black bag containing a spoon and cotton swab and a pencil box containing a marijuana pipe, meth straw and a syringe with a black substance inside. Williams also was charged in connection with an April 3 incident involving a forged check at Walmart. Surveillance video from that date showed Williams attempting to use a check on a male relative’s bank account to purchase an iPad, iPad case and notebook computer with a total value of $1,055.96. The cashier refused to accept the check without the account holder there, and Williams left the store and did not return. She was transported to the Jasper County Jail.

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Harlan Lee Schuring

working at the Iowa State Fair and delivering cars for Noble, Clemons and Axtell Ford. He had spent winters in Alamo, Texas for 14 years. Harlan was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Colleen; and his step-father, John Borrall. Those left to honor Harlan’s memory include his wife, Shirley; a daughter, Deb ( Jim) Sc hur ing-Lindstrom of Hartford; a son, Rod (Beverly) Schuring of Newton; his five grandchildren, Josh Lindstrom, CarolAnne ( Jake) Snowden, Colleen Schuring (her fiancé Mark Quindt), John Harlan Schuring and Austin Schuring; a sister, LaDonna (Gorman) Rozendaal of Sully; several nieces and nephews; his dog, Peaches; and many friends. Online condolences may be left at www. pencefh.com.

April 27, 2014 Harlan Lee Schuring, 78, of Newton passed away Sunday afternoon, April 27, 2014, at Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service for Harlan will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1, at the First Baptist Church in Newton, conducted by Rev. Aaron Loree. Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the arrangements. A visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials are being designated in Harlan’s name or to the Court House Christmas Lighting fund.  Burial will be in the Newton Union Cemetery. Harlan the son of John and Mary Grace (Gezel) Schuring, was

born Jan. 24, 1936, in Pella. He was a high school graduate. On July 6, 1957, Harlan was united in marriage with Colleen Swart. He was employed by Maytag, 31.5 years, retiring in September 1986, in the assembly department. On Feb. 2, 1987, he was preceded in death by his wife Colleen. He had devoted his life to his family, and was a member of the First Baptist Church and UAW #997. On Nov. 6, 1987, Harlan married Shirley Welch, in Newton. He enjoyed

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Helen M. Horn

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Carroll E. Warner, 93, of Mingo died on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, at the Mingo United Methodist Church in Mingo. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton.

Helen M. Horn, 76, of Newton died Monday afternoon, April 28, 2014, at Heritage Health Care in Newton. Funeral services for Helen are pending. Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.pencefh.com.

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Zafra Lynn Serrano April 14, 2014 Cheyenne and Paul Serrano of Newton announce the firth of their daughter, Zafra Lynn Serrano, on April 14, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Grandparents are Teresa Wheeler of Perry, Mark Coy of Boone, Gary Cagle of Beach Park, Ill., and Debra Serrano of Crockett, Texas. Great-grandparents are Betty Smothers of Perry, Linda Coy of Boone and the late Ron Coy, Sarah Serrano and Paul Serrano.

Jack Phillip O’Roake April 21, 2014 Ryan and Casey O’Roake of Newton announce the birth of their son, Jack Phillip O’Roake, on April 21, 2014, in Newton. He is welcomed home by a brother, John, 6. Grandparents are John and Cheryl O’Roake of Newton, Kirk and Karen Leonard of St. Louis and Bill and Karen Corcoran of Manchester. Great-grandparents are Francis O’Roake of Newton, Richard Gill of Urbandale and Glenda Gill of Newton.

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Continued from Page 1A • North Fourth Avenue roadway rehabilitation: Not to exceed $550,000 • North Second Avenue East roadway asphalt overlay: Not to exceed $235,000 • Infrastructure grant to MV Affordable Housing LLC for the benefit of the 53-unit senior housing complex proposed for the 200 block of North Fourth Avenue West: Not to exceed $160,000 • Environmental clean-up costs associated with the former city manufactured gas plant in the 200 block of North Fifth Avenue West: Not to exceed $110,000 • Demolition of the former Newton WaterWorks garage located at 216 N. Third Ave. W.: Not to exceed $90,000 • Main Street and Downtown design concepts including traffic patterns, parking and streetscape: Not to exceed $55,000 • Lining of a sanitary sewer main along the north side of the DMACC campus buildings: Not to exceed $40,000 The total cost of the projects will not exceed $1,240,000. The reasoning behind amending the East-Mart Urban Renewal plan is to satisfy Iowa Code requirement for Urban Renewal plans to list their specific projects and cost. In 2012, the Iowa General Assembly made several modifications to the urban renewal law, which is the part of Iowa Code that allows cities to create tax increment finance districts. The changes to the law greatly increased reporting requirements for TIF district information, in the interest of promoting transparency and clarity. The new law also placed restrictions on the use of TIF for public buildings and for pirating businesses from other nearby towns. Additionally, the law placed new requirements on municipalities to specifically reference all TIF projects in urban renewal plans. For example, in the past, cities could have a specific goal, such as the recruitment of hotels, called out in its urban renewal plan. Now, the plan would have to be amended each time a hotel project is given incentives in order to specifically cite that project by name. The East-Mart Economic Development Area was created on the east side of Newton in 2007 in order to facilitate the establishing of Springboard Engineering. A 10-year partial property tax rebate agreement was approved for Springboard and was subsequently modified to acknowledge the merger into Underwriters Laboratories Verification Services. The proposed amendment to the East-Mart Urban Renewal Plan now identifies the costs of two proposed bonding projects. These projects are a sanitary sewer main extension project to better serve the northern UL facility and surrounding area, with a cost not to exceed $285,000, and the TIF portion of the project to rehabilitate East 31st Street North roadway, with a contribution not to exceed $20,000.

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Breaking bureaucratic inertia During the recent two-week break in the congressional calendar, I continued my 2014 road trip across Iowa in April, visiting with Iowans in schools and on-the-job in their hometown communities. For the last 34 years, I have held meetings with Iowans in every county, every year.   Keeping in touch with constituents is By Chuck Grassley a fundamental part United States Senator of my job representing Iowans in the U.S. Senate.  Getting an earful from “we the people” helps me identify ways government can do a better job serving the people.  I want Iowans to bend my ear, so that I can be their voice in Washington. At many of the meetings, I fielded questions about Washington gridlock. Public cynicism deepens when it appears the wheels of democracy grind to a halt.  It’s discouraging when partisanship overthrows longstanding Senate rules that protect the voice of dissent or when scoring political points blocks meaningful efforts to overhaul the tax code, address Social Security and Medicare solvency or rein in the national debt.  People are fed up with politicians kicking the can down the road just to make it through the next election.  The White House decision to put the skids on approving the Keystone XL pipeline until sometime after the November mid-term elections is one example. But extraordinary gridlock that can put to a grinding halt the everyday lives of ordinary Iowans lands squarely at the feet of the bloated federal bureaucracy.  Big Government has grown too big for its britches when the convoluted chain of command makes it nearly impossible to hold anyone accountable.  Widespread inertia pervading the federal government is indefensible. Just ask a retiree, disabled worker, farmer, veteran, or taxpayer to grade their experience when a personal matter made its way through an impersonal bureaucratic jungle. My Senate office can help Iowans navigate the daunting process of contacting federal agencies and help them obtain accurate information and assistance.  My staff provides Iowans a “live person” to listen to their questions and concerns and do their best to assist them.  Every year my office opens confidential inquiries on behalf of constituents, including the IRS, Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. State Department. In fact, staffers in my six offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo are on the job to help constituents who are butting heads with the bureaucracy. It’s little wonder Iowans find it difficult to navigate the federal government.  The

government hierarchy has layers between the layers, making it difficult to pin down accountability and root out mismanagement and inefficiency. Thousands of federal agencies and bureaucracies administer grants, contracts, programs and benefits to hundreds of millions of Americans. Unfortunately, the inertia within the federal bureaucracy is the rule, rather than an exception. Constituent services specialists on my staff serve as intermediaries for constituents.  With decades of collective experience under their belts, they are relentless problem solvers who know how to put the bureaucratic riddle through a sieve, sifting through the hierarchical system until they get an answer. It’s gratifying to help a military veteran obtain long overdue war medals or to expedite passports for Iowans facing tight deadlines for overseas travel.  Sometimes, casework comes with urgent emotional and financial factors that involve matters of life and death. International adoptions may run into complications that require diplomacy to secure permanent, loving homes for children and families stuck in bureaucratic limbo.  My office currently is working with the U.S. State Department on behalf of several adoptive Iowa families who now face grave uncertainty.  The Congolese government suddenly suspended exit permits needed to finalize pending adoptions. It has created heartbreak and turmoil for these families. Consider the story of an Iowa woman who has been given six months to live.  Although she earns a paycheck as a court-appointed mental health advocate, she faced the possibility of losing her home when her disability benefits were trimmed.  Workers at the Social Security Administration had provided conflicting answers about her ability to continue earning a paycheck and retaining eligibility for disability payments that helped her make ends meet. Her story was first published in the press.  With the constituent’s permission, my office instigated an inquiry with the regional Social Security office in Kansas City.  By any measure of logic, this terminally ill woman deserves a fast resolution. As too many Iowans waiting for answers have discovered, the federal bureaucracy is not known for its speed or agility.  So many people often are at their wits’ end, trying to get answers from a thicket of bureaus, agencies, offices and departments that employ hundreds of thousands of employees who may give conflicting answers.  It shouldn’t take media coverage or letters from a U.S. Senator to get a timely answer.  My office can’t guarantee an outcome; but it will work tirelessly to get an answer. Whether conducting relentless oversight work or conscientious casework, I can guarantee the federal bureaucracy will continue to be challenged as long as I’m representing Iowans in the U.S. Senate.

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Love thy receptionist No question about it: I must hire a receptionist. There are few people who come to see me, so I could probably continue with my current “Take a Number” system By Bob Goldman visitors Creators Syndicate use to assign themselves a position on the waiting list. (I’m currently serving No. 6.) And, come to think of it, I may not have room for a receptionist, since I do not have a formal reception area, which means my visitors have to wait in the coat closet, which has been pretty cramped recently with hardly enough space for the never-ending stream of process servers who, for some reason, continue to arrive at my door. (And yes, that’s Dog the Bounty Hunter who is stuffed behind my genuine nutria fur sport coat. A really sweet guy when you get to know him.) Despite all these logical reasons not to hire a receptionist, I’m still going to do it. Why? Because the heart wants what the heart wants, and what this heart wants, apparently, is love. Yes, I know. A romance between a lowly but lovely receptionist or secretary, and a powerful, handsome, ruler-ofthe-universe-type senior manager is fairy tale material, but the fairy tale may be fairly real if a recent survey conducted by SeekingArrangement.com is to be believed. As I recently learned in a somewhat breathless email from Brook Urick, the dating site’s public relations manager, “28 percent of 44,512 male bosses surveyed admit having an inappropriate relationship with their secretaries.” Apparently, SeekingArrangement.com did not conduct a similar survey with the secretaries in question, and I suspect that if they did, the response would be somewhat different, as in 28 percent of male bosses reporting an affair and 99.9 percent of secretaries reporting, “Are you kidding? He’s repulsive.” Further details of the survey show that while 28 percent of male bosses claim to have had an affair, “25 percent reported they had not slept with their secretaries — but would if given the chance.” While this is not a particularly shocking result, it could be very good news to young, beautiful secretaries and receptionists who are dreaming of an

affair with the elderly, portly, slobbering managers who drool over them. No matter how many of our workmates are having actual affairs, the question arises as to whether or not underling-overlord romance is a net positive or not. As you might expect, the management of SeekingArrangement.com sees such relationships as beneficial to both parties. “It’s common practice to hire an attractive receptionist,” says Brandon Wade, founder and CEO of SeekingArrangement. com. “Combine that with the aphrodisiac of power, and we get professional relationships with sexual tension. Releasing that tension can make for a more productive workplace, or lead to a confusing mix of emotions.” At the risk of being considered unromantic, “it” can also lead to sexual harassment suits, divorce, alimony, child support, pregnancy and some very groovy gossip, as word spreads through the workplace like a particularly virulent STD. But, hey, why be negative? A workplace romance can also lead to great joy and wonderfully successful marriages. Successful, at least, until the receptionist gets promoted to the position of wife and mother, and the manager husband goes back to focusing on what he does best — romancing the new, younger, even more attractive receptionist who took his wife’s place. Despite the obvious problems with a workplace romance, you may still want to add your name to the 3 million members of SeekingArrangement.com. As the email I received explains, it is the “leading Sugar Daddy and Sugar Baby dating site.” This is important information, since it really isn’t efficient for you to continue to spend hours on second-tier Sugar DaddySugar Baby dating sites. What may set SeekingArrangement.com apart is that it “redefines the modern Sugar Daddy as a mentor, sponsor, and benefactor who is always respectful, generous, and seeking to empower others.” With such wonderful benefits accruing to the lucky Sugar Babies, it’s difficult to know what the Sugar Daddy gets from the deal, except, of course, for the inner satisfaction of helping another person. But let’s face it: The working world is full of selfless executives, and that’s why I’m registering to be a Sugar Baby. With benefits like that, I may not be able to hire a beautiful receptionist, but with a little diet and a lot of Botox, I could be one myself.

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Schools Continued from Page 1A The figures Callaghan reported from the SIAC staffing subcommittee suggest that K-1 classrooms should hold 18-21 students, 2-3 should hold around 20 students and 22-24 students for grades 4-12 that provide more flexibility as students progress. “Based upon this data, the Newton Community School District would require approximately 80 to 83 classrooms in our K-6 buildings for the students,” Callaghan said. “To house this number of classrooms, we might have to reconfigure our building usage.”

For the projected 80-83 classroom model to work, Callaghan presented figures on the current and potential classroom configurations for all four elementary buildings and Emerson Hough, which houses the district’s preschool program and Basics and Beyond Alternative School. Emerson Hough currently serves 128 students, has 15 classrooms and five special rooms (music, art, LMC (library), guidance and physical education) and has the potential for 17 classrooms. Berg Elementary currently has 496 students, 21 classrooms and four special rooms and the potential for 25 classrooms. Thomas Jefferson currently

Mandeville Continued from Page 1A “I’m going to talk to the kids, introduce them to the blues and show them how it relates to other kinds of music they listen to,” Mandeville said. “There will be different things to say to the different age groups.” The elementary students will get to participate in making beats, the middle school students will help her write

Boulders Continued from Page 1A and it paid off with receiving the position at Boulders.” Since starting the new job, Bolinger has found an appreciation for how everything is

Continued from Page 1A the length of the previously presented 25-year contract and the district would able to opt out, as long as AT&T had 18 months to find another suitable site for tower. There would also be some changes in financial metrics of the deal, and Ward said AT&T would cover a percentage of the district’s legal expenses for having to have its legal team review the various contract proposals over the years. District Business Manager Gayle Isaac said he wasn’t sure how much money the district had spent sending the contract back and forth to its attorneys. Ward said the reason AT&T kept previously asking the board to delay its vote on the previous contract was that AT&T had changed its partner company several times during the negotiations and each vendor made additions

Bonds Continued from Page 1A During the Jan. 27 budget workshop, city council gave its consensus direction to move forward with the process for issuing bonds for several upcoming projects. The public hearing process has been completed for the Housing Initiative and general project components of the bonding, but it remains for two other portions: TIF funded projects and refinancing of previous bonds.

a song and the high school students will get a more comprehensive lesson including the history of the genre. For example, what many students know as rap started before most America music genres. Rapping started out as a long, epic poem with many verses, usually boastful created to entertain while chained. This was known as a “toast.” “Blues needs to be introduced to people of a new generation,” Mandeville said.

different every day working at Boulders. “I have found that I have a lot to learn about the hotel, but I have an amazing support staff behind me,” Bolinger said. Boulders Inn & Suites will be celebrating its one-year anniversary of the Newton loca-

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has 448 students, 21 classrooms, four special rooms and has the potential for 23 classrooms. Woodrow Wilson currently has 318 students, 14 classrooms and five special rooms and potential for 17 classrooms. Aurora Heights has 351 students and its facilities are considered “maxed out” at 15 classrooms and five special rooms. The prospect of having neighborhood schools again was met with an overwhelmingly positive response when the question was posed on the Newton Daily News’ Facebook page. “Yes!! Go back to neighborhood schools. Bring back smaller peer groups. I think

The projects that the city council has discussed are slated to be funded by tax increment finance districts. This funding mechanism would not add anything to the Newton debt service levy, as the TIF districts would cover all of the costs. The proposed projects would be as follows: • North Fourth Avenue Roadway Rehabilitation: $530,000 • Extension of Sanitary Sewer Main along East 31st St. N.: $270,000 • North Second Avenue

the current system is too big and too impersonal,” Lori Faidley wrote. Another item that was put out there would be realigning the district by turning Newton Senior High School into an 8-12 facility, making Berg Middle School a 6-7 facility and using five K-5 buildings again. Callaghan said if that matter were considered, it would limit the availability of the gym, would require additional science facilities at NHS and the board would have to reconsider how BMS’s special teachers are utilized since they are shared between the seventh and eighth grades. He also said having five lower education buildings

“It’s not mainstream. It’s not very well known. Only people that seek it out find it and use it.” On Wednesday night, Mandeville will be performing from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cadillac Jacks, located at 108 N. Main St. in Baxter. This concert is free. Mandeville said this will be her first time playing in Baxter. “We’ll be tearing it up, setting the house on fire.” “We are delighted to have Liz perform at the school and to be able to have an ‘unplugged’ concert at Ca-

tion in July. Bolinger and her staff are exploring different ways to get the community out to see the hotel. “We love to invite people out to take a tour of the rooms and amenities that we offer here,” Bolinger said. “‘Like’ us on Facebook to keep up with

and or subtractions to the previous contract. Superintendent Bob Callaghan said he and Isaac toured the grounds, along with Ward, where the proposed tower would go and that the district couldn’t build anything on those grounds. “I will say Mr. Ward has stepped out. We have probably talked on the phone a minimum of a half dozen times, we’ve met in person, and he agreed to be here tonight because, if this is going to happen, there needs to be a partnership between the district and AT&T, who is represented by Mr. Ward,” Callaghan said. In other business, teachers from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School and the preschool program at Emerson Hough gave presentations to the board. During the Woodrow Wilson presentation, which focused on co-teaching in the district’s upper-elementary levels, board member Sheri Benson asked why isn’t co-teaching being utilized more in Berg Middle School and Newton Senior High School, since the

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West Roadway Asphalt Overlay: $220,000 • Newton Senior Housing (Miller-Valentine) Grant: $150,000 • City of Newton Manufactured Gas Plant Environmental Clean-up: $100,000 • Demolition of City Water Works Garage Building: $90,000 • Downtown Design Concept (Traffic Patterns, Parking, Streetscape): $50,000 • Lining of Sanitary Sewer Pipe along North Side of DMACC: $35,000

Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@newtondailynews.com.

dillac Jacks on Wednesday. That way area blues fans, as well as parents of the students in Baxter, can come see and hear what the kids will be talking about after seeing Liz perform and educate about the history of the blues at school the day before,” South Skunk Blues Society Education Coordinator Craig Peterson said. Staff writer Kate Malott may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 422, or at kmalott@ newtondailynews.com.

monthly specials and updates of Boulders Inn & Suites.” Bolinger will reach the busy season for Boulders in just three weeks, with the kickoff of the 2014 Iowa Speedway season and is looking forward to meeting many new people. “We have a waiting list for

model has a proven success rate. Co-teaching is when general education students and special education students share the same classroom and there is a general education teacher and SPED teacher who teach together as partners. BMS Principal Scott Bauer said his school currently has three co-teaching classrooms. Bauer and Elementary Education and Secondary Education Services Directors Jim Gilbert and Tina Ross, respectively, all said they were looking at finding ways to implement it at the secondary level in the future. They cited the difficulty in creating a co-teaching model that works effectively with the more fluid schedules students at the secondary level have. All three said this has been a heavy topic of discussion for them, and Bauer even invited Benson to visit his office and see his wall of ideas on expanding co-teaching at BMS. After her staff gave its report on the preschool, the program’s director, Jaime Cranston, wanted to inform the board

would limit each grade level to two teachers and that it was “at best receiving a lukewarm reception.” The board opted not to publicly comment on this matter at the time and Callaghan reiterated that these were not his suggestions and this was merely a report that could potentially be a discussion item in the future. “I want to point out, board members, that these are not my thoughts. These are the thoughts that I have garnered from everyone speaking,” Callaghan said.

every race weekend as the hotel is booked with Iowa Speedway fans and drivers with their race teams,” Bolinger said. Staff writer Zach Johnson may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 425, or at zjohnson@newtondailynews.com.

that beginning in the 2014-15 school year, the preschool would no longer use Wednesdays as its non-student contact days. Instead, she said, they will change it to Mondays to fall more in line with the district’s SY 15 calendar. Ross later in the meeting provided the board with an update on the district’s transition to only using “highly qualified” paraprofessionals next school year. According to Ross, 97 of the district’s current paras are enrolled in a class to earn their National Career Readiness Certificate, one of the five ways a para could become highly qualified. Paras need to attain at least a rank of silver from the NCRC test to be considered highly qualified. Ross also said three paras have chosen not to retain their employment with the district following the school year. Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@newtondailynews.com.

• Portion of NE Beltline Roadway Rehabilitation: $15,000 The city plans to be bonding this spring, as it is an ideal time to identify opportunities to refinance past bonds that can be grouped into the new issuance at lower interest rates. Analysis by the city’s bond advisor, Chip Schultz of Ruan Securities, indicated two opportunities to save money on past bonds: the city’s 2007A and 2009A series. The 2007 refinancing would be for $440,000 and the

2009 refinancing would be for $580,000. The bonds would still have the same end date as they currently do, and the refinancing is projected to save the city $70,000 over the remaining years of the bonds. These savings would be realized by TIF districts, as those are the current source of the funding of the payments on these issuances. “It’s great to know we will be saving money on the sale of these bonds,” councilor Noreen Otto said.

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Photo-happy grandparents need to change their view DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for three years and have two beautiful children. Shortly before our first child was born, my in-laws bought a new camera. They bring it along to every visit and constantly take pictures of all of us. Neither my husband nor I likes having our pictures taken. My in-laws have thousands of pictures of all of us already. The biggest problem is that they don’t have a relationship with their grandchildren because of this. They complain that the kids “don’t like them.” They feel they should therefore visit more often, but in reality, these visits consist of nonstop photo-snapping, and no quality time is spent with either of the children. How do I make this stop without causing problems? — OUT OF FOCUS IN NEW YORK DEAR OUT OF FOCUS: A diplomatic approach would be to suggest to your in-laws that they “shoot” only for a limited time when they visit — no longer than the first 10 minutes. Explain that you realize the kids are growing and changing quickly, and you understand their desire to record all of it, but the children need a deeper kind of interaction with their grandparents in order to form a positive bond with them. Then suggest some ways they can relate to the little ones after the camera is put away. If they balk, tell them the reason their grandchildren don’t seem to like them is that children need faceto-face and eye contact, and the camera has prevented it from happening. If they’re smart, they’ll listen. DEAR ABBY: I’m a 43-year-old woman who has been in a relationship with a man I dated many years ago, “Charles.” When we reconnected three years ago, I had a dog, “Frosty.” One year into the relationship, Charles asked me to get rid of

Frosty because he thinks dogs are unsanitary. I loved Frosty and kept him, but it caused all kinds of problems with my boyfriend. When Charles and I moved in together three months ago, he insisted I get rid of Frosty and I caved. I miss my little friend so much it hurts. Memories of him are everywhere. I am able to get him back, but is it crazy that I would jeopardize my relationship because I want to keep my dog? — IN THE DOGHOUSE DEAR IN THE DOGHOUSE: I don’t think it’s crazy, and I’m sure my animal-loving readers — who number in the millions — would agree with me. People bond with their pets to such an extent that in the event of a natural disaster, some of them refuse to be separated from their companions. That Charles would insist you get rid of Frosty shows extreme insensitivity for your feelings, in addition to disregard for your beloved pet in whom you had a significant emotional investment. Could Charles be jealous of the affection you have shown Frosty? Not knowing him, I can’t guess. But if you are forced to choose between the two of them, you should seriously consider choosing the dog.

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Marriages • Jerry Wayne Goemaat was married to Vicki Lynn Crady in Newton on Jan. 1, 2014. • Michael John Parker was married to Judith Marie Fagg in Grinnell on Dec. 31, 2013. • Chouang Lovan was married to Sengchanh Southammavong in Marshalltown on Jan. 8, 2014. • Curtis Lloyd Just was married to Sarah Marie Croft in Baxter on Dec. 31, 2013.         • Simon Certain Jr. was married to Roxanne Marie Snook in Newton on Nov. 6, 2013. • Joshua Lee Engelbrecht was married to Jessica Joan Clark in Newton on Nov. 8, 2013. • Melvin Clifford Parrott was married to Jessica Anne Austin in Newton on Nov. 12, 2013. • Harlan Gene Van Wyhe was married to Mary Ann Roorda in Davenport on Nov. 8, 2013. • Jeremy Lee Vesely was married to Emily Christine Bailey in Newton on Nov. 9, 2013. • John Allen Stilley was married to Carrie Jo Antle in Newton on Nov. 12, 2013. • Kenneth Steven Peterson was married to Nancy Denise Rutledge on Nov. 15, 2013. • Christopher Scott Fields-

McConnell was married to Jessica Jewell Mitchell in Newton on Nov. 17, 2013. • Brice William Udelhoven was married to Margot Mae Van Houweling in Prairie City on Nov. 16, 2013. • Jerry Joe Carmichael was married to Rhonda Rene Carmichael in Leon on Nov. 20, 2013. • Justin Alan Van Weelden was married to Ashley Erin Perkins in Newton on Nov. 9, 2013. • Dean Charles Earnhart was married to Vonda Kay Smith in Newton on Nov. 19, 2013. • Jayson Ronald King was married to Allie Jordyn Haake in Newton on Nov. 22, 2013. • Dylan Ray Nelson was married to Josie Marie Morris in Sully on Nov. 23, 2013. • Walter Judson Wyatt was married to Melonee Kae Myers in Newton on Nov. 29, 2013. • Heath Eugene McReynolds was married to Michelle Dawn O’Hara in Baxter on Nov. 29, 2013. • Robert Joe Harger was married to Caroline Maebelle Etter in Newton on Nov. 29, 2013. • Jonathan Michael Osborn was married to Brooke Marie Bryan in Lynnville on Oct. 27,

2013. • Aaron Joseph Cook was married to Chelsea Mae Newberg in Lynnville on Dec. 8, 2013. • Jeremy James Stevens was married to Tara Lousie Christy in Knoxville on Dec. 18, 2013. • Brandon Alan DeVore was married to Amber Marie Haines in Colfax on Dec. 20, 2013. • Kenneth Elton Hiebert was married to Kimberly Kay Hiebert in Prairie City on Dec. 21, 2013. • Joshua Scott Pline was married to Lindsy Cara Anderson-Smith in Johnston on Dec. 28, 2013. • Brandon Lee Graff was married to Codi Lyn Hobbs in Newton on Dec. 28, 2013. • David Alan Woody was married to Kendra Marie Jackson in Colfax on Dec. 28, 2013. • Vincent Lon Hoskins was married to Lily Brooke Brazelton in Newton on Jan. 11, 2014. • Dale Albert Schmidt was married to Tammy Lorraine Warnell in Newton on Jan. 25, 2014. • Jason Eugene Bellinger was married to Amber L Rhodes in Grinnell on Jan. 14, 2014.

• Christopher Scott Peery was married to Angela Ann Patterson in Newton on Feb. 1, 2014. • Lucas Jordan Jones was married to Danielle Rae Fuchs in Newton on Feb. 1, 2014. • Craig R Roush was married to April Elizabeth Davila in Des Moines on Feb. 1, 2014. • Christina Marie Lester was married to Carrie Ellen Anderson in Newton on Feb. 14, 2014. • Dustin James Bos was married to Elizabeth Marie Mattson in Grinnell on Feb. 14, 2014. • Brandon Wade Bell was married to Hope Mariah Mendenhall in Newton on Feb. 14, 2014. • Larry Lee Garrett was married to Margaret Louise Thornton in Monroe on Feb. 8, 2014. • Shadow Nathaniel Ross was married to Halley Nicole Brown in Mingo on Feb. 15, 2014. • Joshua Dale Jiron was married to Susan Renee Ballard in Newton on Feb. 22, 2014. • Jeffrey Lee Danley was married to Megan Marie Lantz in Newton on Feb. 27, 2014. • Tony Lee Audas Jr. was married to Brittany Renea

Anderson in Colfax on March 1, 2014. • Richard Charles Berryman was married to Tina Lynn Lewis in Newton on March 12, 2014. • Michael Wayne Boseck Jr. was married to Susan Rae Boseck in Grinnell on Feb. 25, 2014. • Michael Christian Morris was married to Chanel Nicole Smith in Baxter on March 15, 2014. • Jeffrey Dean Smith was married to Leanna Marie DeBoef in Grinnell on March 22, 2014. • Gregory Alan Cox was married to Lisa Ann Mills in Eldon on March 22, 2014. • Michael Andrew Gary was married to Melissa Dawn Gliem in Lynnville on March 29, 2014. • Roger Dean Grandia was married to Jill Suzanne Sines in Reasnor on March 29, 2014. • Dennis James Young was married to Stephanie Renae Hardin in Newton on April 1, 2014. • Jason Edward Barton was married to Bonnie Rachelle Barton in Newton on April 14, 2014. • Andrew Michael Vecchio was married to Cyvannah Suzann Doll in Lynnville on April 12, 2014.

Deaths • Mannie R. Hennon died at Skiff Medical Center on Nov. 10, 2013. • Everett C. Dee died at Baxter Health Care Center on Nov. 6, 2013. • Joyce A. Nicholson died at Park Centre on Nov. 6, 2013. • Wilbur Bert Hugen died at Park Centre Health Care on Nov. 9, 2013. • Larry Bruce Vander Leest died in Newton on Nov. 5, 2013. • Lucille M. Schulz died at Heritage Manor Care Center on Nov. 7, 2013. • Timothy Richard Seckar died at home (Newton) on Nov. 16, 2013 • Linda Dianne Trotter died at home (Newton) on Nov. 13, 2013 • Marion Josephine Bell died at Newton Health Care Center on Nov. 17, 2013. • Earnest Lonell Farris died at Iowa Methodist Medical Center on May 30, 2013. • Mike Tony Monteleone died at Grandview Care Center on May 3, 2013. • Dennis James Stansbury died at Story County Senior Care on June 3, 2013. • James Stanley Archibald died at Mercy Medical Center on May 26, 2013.

• Lea Marjean Chabot died at Skiff Medical Center on Nov. 16, 2013. • Eva Grace Crum died at Skiff Medical Center on Nov. 17, 2013. •Ruth Nelvera Spierenburg died at Skiff Medical Center on Nov. 18, 2013. • Scott Michael Ulrey died at home on Nov. 23, 2014. • Martha Ann VerSteeg died at home on Nov. 22, 2013. • Jimmie E. King died at Skiff Medical Center Under Care of Skiff Hospice on Nov. 27, 2013. • Dorothy Ann Swihart died at home on Nov. 21, 2013. • Ronald Lee Holder died at home on Nov. 20, 2013. • Virginia Bucklin died at Nelson Manor Care Center on Nov. 22, 2013. • Joan Stevenson died at Park Centre on Nov. 23, 2013. • Mildred Libby Ratcliff died at Park Centre on Nov. 28, 2013. • Dan Lynn Jones died at home on Nov. 30, 2013. • Grace Wallace died at Newton Healthcare on Nov. 26, 2013. • Thomas Ray Horsman died at home on Nov. 26, 2013. • Lacey Rachelle Bucklin died at aunt’s

home on Dec. 3, 2013. • Charity Wanda Thompson died at Nelson Manor on Dec. 10, 2013. • Sjoukje “Sylvia” Trotter died at Heritage Manor Care Center on Dec. 1, 2013. • Casto Wilson Sharp died at home on Nov. 26, 2013. • Henrietta Hols died at Nelson Manor Health Care on Dec. 6, 2013. • Barbara Jo George died at Baxter Healthcare on Dec. 14, 2013. • Patsy Lippert died at Skiff Medical Center on Dec. 19, 2013. • Juanita Marie Shoemake died at Newton Health Care on Dec. 24, 2013. • Homer Leroy Davis died at Skiff Medical Center on Dec. 25, 2013. • Ruth Cleverley died at home on Dec. 21, 2013. • Hazel Ruth Meyer died at home on Dec. 25, 2013. • Harold Joseph Churchill died at home on Aug. 18, 2013. • James John Manusos died at home on Dec. 22, 2013. • Eric Eugene Ewurs died in Colfax on Dec. 12, 2013. • Ronald Hawkins died at Skiff Medical Center on Dec. 26, 2013. • Donald Russell died at Baxter Care Center

on Jan. 5, 2014. • Donald Trease died at Skiff Medical Center on Dec. 30, 2014. • Gary Hearl died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 2, 2014. • Ralph Miller died at home on Dec. 26, 2013. • Byrdene Kendall died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 5, 2014. • Judith Westercamp died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 9, 2014. • Ira Pfantz died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 3, 2014. • Cynthia Kelly died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 2, 2014. • Donald Barton died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 2, 2014. • Kenneth Peterson died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 4, 2014. • Donna Fink died at Heritage Manor Care Center on Jan. 14, 2014. • Robert Hughes died at Careage of Newton on Jan. 7, 2014. • Rosemary Kruegur died at Park Centre Hospice on Jan. 10, 2014.

• Mary Finn died at Heritage Manor Care Center on Jan. 15, 2014. •Louise Janes died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 13, 2014. • Arless Smith died at home on Jan. 17, 2014. • Leila Herr died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 24, 2014. • Rosemary McKinstry died at Park Centre Health Care Center on Jan. 21, 2014. • Peter Hussmann died at home on Jan. 21, 2014. • Russell Lewis died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 20, 2014. • Joyce Wilson died at Baxter Health Care Center on Jan. 16, 2014. • Jerry Allspach died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 23, 2014. • Ruth Albers died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 20, 2014. • Buddy Bills died at home on Jan. 27, 2014. • John Sockriter died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 30, 2014. • Laurie Lyman died

at Skiff Medical Center on Feb. 1, 2014. • Benny Warrick died at home on Jan. 29, 2014. • Sharon West died at Park Centre on Jan. 28, 2014. • Archie Hackney died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 29, 2014. • Rose Hayes died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 2, 2014. • Alfred Jensen died at Skiff Medical Center on Feb. 8, 2014. • Dennis McNeeley died at home on Feb. 5, 2014. • David Adams died at Skiff Medical Center on Jan. 31, 2014. • Mildred Hennon died at Heritage Manor Care Center on Feb. 7, 2014. • Ira Milligan died at home on Feb. 2, 2014. • Raymond Vaughn died at home on Jan. 27, 2014. • William Hague died at home on Jan 28, 2014. • Phyllis Atwood died at Skiff Medical Center on Feb. 11, 2014.

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IPPA launches 2014 ‘Best Breaded Tenderloin Contest’ By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer For the past 12 years, the Iowa Pork Producers Association has been holding a contest that has settled the debate that most Iowa “foodies” have found themselves taking part in at one point or another: who has the best breaded tenderloin in the state? In 2009, that honor went to Jasper County’s own Goldie’s Ice Cream Shoppe in Prairie City. You can submit nominations to IPPA starting Thursday May 1 and IPPA has a few rules to ensure the nominee is eligible to win: “Any café, restaurant or tavern that serves hand-breaded or battered pork tenderloins is eligible to be nominated. Restaurants must receive three nominations to enter the first round of judging. Restaurant owners and operators are prohibited from nominating their own establishment.” Only one nomination may be sent per household and they are due on June 9. Applications can be found online at www.iowapork.org. Besides bragging rights, the winner of this award receives $500, a bronze plaque and banner for display in his or her establishment. Winning this award also gives any restaurant instant name recognition and a tremendous boost in sales. When Goldie’s won in 2009, its sales of tenderloins grew by more than 500 percent according to Jenna Strum, who was a Golidie’s waitress and made the statement in a 2009 interview with the Daily News. “Before this, we always had very faithful locals who came in every day and every afternoon for coffee time, and since the TV spot with Steve Karlin (KCCI) and a story in the paper and the award, business has been more than steady,” Strum said. IPAA realizes how popular this contest has gotten and how much it has grown in the last decade and in a release, IPPA Marketing and Programs Director Kelsey Sutter explained some

Submitted Photo The time to find out who has the best breaded pork tenderloin in the state has arrived again. Iowa Pork Producers Association will begin accepting nominations on May 1 for the best tenderloin in the state and applications may be found at www.iowapork.org.

new changes. “We have made some much needed changes to our judging process this year and we are challenging ourselves to find the perfect tenderloin,” Sutter said. “This contest is really a celebration of one of Iowa’s best kept secrets and we always look forward to showcasing an Iowa restaurant!” The 2014 winner will be announced in October, which is also officially Pork Month, by IPPA. Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@newtondailynews.com.

‘No sweat’ farmers market debuts in Des Moines DES MOINES (AP) — ville, said Mike Bevins, state dubbed the event the “noDana Greenwood ticks off horticulturist with the Iowa sweat farmers market” because four reasons why a farmers Department of Agriculture. it will serve as an alternative market will be a good addition The LSI Global Greens Mar- to the outdoor farmers marto Merle Hay Mall: It’s always ket in Des Moines is spon- kets that are subject to soaring 72 degrees, and it offers clean sored by Lutheran Services in summer temperatures. “Havrestrooms, ample parking and Iowa and will offer goods from ing events like this indoors is available electrical outlets. its refugee agriculture program the new, new thing for malls,” “When it’s cold and rainy from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat- Holland said. and windy outside, people urdays beginning June 7 at the Merle Hay Mall already is a don’t go to the outside farm- LSI parking lot, 3200 Univer- designated pickup location for ers markets,” said Greenwood, sity Ave. the Iowa Food Cooperative, organizer of the Greenwood Bevins said a survey of state which gives local producers a Market that will debut May farmers markets from 2004 to way to sell their goods through 28 in the Merle Hay Mall food 2009 saw a 92 percent increase online ordering. court. “We won’t have that in sales to about $38.4 million. Cindy Madsen of Audubon problem.” A new survey to be conduct- County Family Farms particiThe Des Moines Register ed this year will likely show a pates in the food coop program reports the Greenwood Mar- similar increase over the past at Merle Hay Mall and will be ket will operate Wednesdays five years, he said. one of the Greenwood Market through the summer and proGreenwood, who also orga- vendors. She sees it as chance vide both growers and shop- nized the Beaverdale Farmers to reach a different audience: pers with an alternative to Market, said the 20 vendors mall shoppers. outdoor markets. participating in the inaugu“I think having the mall The push to buy and eat ral Greenwood Market will traffic will be great. The quesmore locally grown foods has sell produce, meats, cheeses, tion will be whether they purhelped increase the number of sauces, honey, salsas, flowers chase,” she said. She also is farmers markets nationally by and craft items. The products looking for a cooler location 62 percent in the last five years, come from farmers and pro- to keep her frozen chicken according to U.S. Department ducers mostly in central Iowa. and pork products compared of Agriculture statistics. There The Merle Hay market with the hot afternoons at the were 8,144 farmers markets will be open 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. outdoor Beaverdale Farmers listed in the National Farm- Wednesdays and run through Market, where she has sold ers Market Directory in 2013, Sept. 3. A successful showing goods the past two summers. including 229 in Iowa, which this summer could lead to a Her family also has spent 17 tied for 10th place with North year-round market at the mall, years at the Downtown Farmers Market in Des Moines, Carolina for most markets. Greenwood said. recently apples numThis year there are new “We thinkbase it’s creative going toversion be most IA-66110-45000-NEWT0-MARS0-NONE-NONE, IA, 6.611 x 4.5, selling GZBBCJIQNU, and bitter root during the Ocfarmers markets in Des pretty neat,” said Liz Holland, ber of papers 1, PDF Moines, Huxley and Knox- CEO of Merle Hay Mall. She tober market. youngandbeginning.com

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Agriculture Briefs

NHS student participates in WFP Iowa Youth Institute On April 14, the World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University brought together over 230 high school students and 120 teachers from across Iowa to explore critical global issues and academic and career paths in STEM fields. Newton Senior High School student Anna Barr attended the day’s events, accompanied by teacher Bill Reed. Dr. Norman Borlaug, whose centennial is being celebrated this year and whose statue Iowa recently installed in the U.S. Capitol, envisioned this and other World Food Prize youth programs as the way to inspire the next generation of scientists and humanitarians to go into critical fields and to help solve the challenge ahea — feeding the 9 billion people who will be on our planet by the year 2050. “These programs connect real-world issues and challenges that need solved to actual academic pathways and research that’s going on right here in the state of Iowa,” said Kenneth M. Quinn, president of The World Food Prize Foundation. “Our goal is to enthuse high school students about the huge realm of possibilities out there, and to dream big when it comes to choosing their future paths.” The Iowa Youth Institute connects students interested in science, agriculture and related fields with Iowa leaders and innovators on the cutting edge of science and research. Each participating high school student wrote a research paper on a key issue that impacts hunger in another a country, such as water scarcity or gender inequality. The students propose their own solutions in small-group roundtable discussions facilitated by academic and industry experts, and students and teachers also participate in hands-on “immersion” activities in research facilities and labs at Iowa State University. More information is available at www.worldfoodprize.org/iowayouth.

Northey comments on Iowa crops and weather Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. “The wet conditions last week kept many farmers out of the field and with more significant rainfall forecast it will take several days with warm dry weather before fields are fit and farmers are able to start planting again,” Northey said.  “Of the expected corn acres 15 percent have been planted, which is around 2 million acres, and shows again that farmers can make a lot of progress in a short period when conditions allow.” Wet conditions continued to slow down fieldwork in Iowa during the week ending April 27, 2014, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Cool soil temps remain a concern for farmers planting in the northern part of the State. Statewide there were 3.0 days suitable for fieldwork. Other activities for the week included applying fertilizers and herbicides. Recent precipitation improved soil moisture levels. Topsoil moisture levels rated 4 percent very short, 15 percent short, 67 percent adequate and 14 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture levels rated 14 percent very short, 36 percent short, 46 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus. Planting progress was ahead of the previous year’s progress, but still trailed behind the five year average. Planting for oats was at 68 percent complete, 26 percentage points ahead of last year but 13 percentage points behind average. Twenty-four percent of oats had emerged, ahead of last year’s 10 percent, but 18 percentage points behind the five-year average. Fifteen percent of the expected corn acreage was planted, 13 percentage points ahead of last year but 18 percentage points behind average. Pasture condition rated 10 percent very poor, 19 percent poor, 44 percent fair, 24 percent good and 3 percent excellent.

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Lynnville-Sully girls have strong showing at B-G-M meet Rasmusson sets new Hawk 400-meter mark By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor BROOKLYN — Two relay races netted gold medals for Lynnville-Sully’s Hawk girls last Friday in the BG-M Bear Classic Relays. The Hawks scored points in 11 events for a team total of 84 and a third-place finish in a meet filled with South Iowa Cedar League schools. “Everyone got to enjoy picture perfect weather for a track meet and all of the competitors showed what they are capable of with good conditions,” said Darin Arkema, Lynnville-Sully head coach. “The level of competition, particularly from our conference schools, is really tough. Some of the best performances so far this year in Class 1A

have come from individuals and relays in our conference. What’s encouraging and exciting is that our team is included in that, and competing at a high level right now.” Kasiah Ehresman, Madison Rasmusson, Cori Rice and Tara Vos had combined a year ago to take the Hawk 4x800-meter relay to the 1A state meet. The foursome posted the fourth-fastest time in Class 1A this season in winning the relay race Friday in 10 minutes, 27.29 seconds, which was only two seconds slower than its time at state last year. Arkema said Rasmusson had a career night on the track for the Hawks. In the 4x800 relay race, she ran her fastest split ever. Rasmusson set a new Lynnville-Sully record in the 400-meter dash. She posted a second-place finish time of 1:01.54 at B-G-M. The old mark for the Hawk girls was 1:01.90. “She finished second in the

200-meter dash (27.59 seconds) and anchored the winning 4x400 relay to finish the night,” Arkema said. “We got a few girls back who had been injured so that helps with our Rasmusson depth and flexibility for where to put people.” In the 4x400-meter relay race, Rice, Vos, Lizzy Van Manen and Rasmusson had a winning time of 4:26.57. Vos placed second in the 800-meter run in 2:35.38 and Rice was fifth in 2:47.57. Alexa Vander Leest ran second in the 1,500-meter race in 5:27.42 and second in the 3,000-meter race in 11:41.67. Line Ascanius placed sixth

in the 3,000 meters in 13:15.60. Ehresman took third in the 100-meter dash in 14 seconds and Van Manen placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 90 feet, 7 1/2 inches. Van Manen and Ehresman combined with Haley James and Makenzy Rozendaal for third in the 4x200meter relay in 1:58.80. The same four runners placed fourth in the 4x100meter relay race in 55.95 seconds. Taking sixth was the Hawks’ distance medley relay team of Kristy Sevcik, Jelissa Rozendaal, Alexisa Hardenbrook and Emme Schnell in 5:12.05. “Our season stays busy with two meets scheduled for each of the next two weeks, but the fact is that our conference meet is a week and a half away and the state qualifying meet is coming up in three weeks,” Arkema said. The Hawk girls travel to Pella on Thursday.

Rain washes out sports slate By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor

Courtesy photo Newton senior Holly Vander Pol signs a letter of intent to play tennis next year at Grand View University in Des Moines. On hand for the recent signing were (left to right) her parents, Brenda and Tim Vander Pol, NHS girls tennis head coach Erick Zehr, and Grand View University women’s tennis head coach Bob Peterson.

Newton’s Vander Pol to play tennis for Grand View By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — Newton senior Holly Vander Pol is athletic and an honor roll student. A career in nursing drew Vander Pol to Grand View University in Des Moines, which led to her signing to play tennis for the Vikings next year. “Grand View has an awesome nursing program and I decided to look into their tennis program. They have great girls on the team now, and after meeting with the coaches, I know I can learn more about my game,” Vander Pol said. Vander Pol plays both singles

and doubles matches for Newton this season. She said it depends on the day “what the best part of my game is. I have fun serving in a match.” Vander Pol had her best season on the tennis courts for the Cardinals a year ago. She and fellow NHS senior Jennifer Ventling were state qualifiers as a doubles team. Vander Pol helped the Cardinals win the Little Hawkeye Conference championship last year. Vander Pol began her NHS tennis career as a freshman. She is a three-year letterwinner on the tennis team. “I’ve really had fun playing tennis for Newton. Jenn and I went

to state last year. We did so well at regionals (second place),” Vander Pol said. “I’ve really appreciate what Coach (Erick) Zehr has taught me here in Newton. He has helped me develop my tennis game.” Vander Pol received her team’s Dedication and Cardinal Leadership Awards. Vander Pol has been on the NHS honor roll all four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Vander Poll, who is the daughter of Tim and Brenda Vander Pol, said the nursing program at Grand View presents her with good opportunities in that career tract.

Newton and Iowa City City High’s girls got seven holes of golf played before the inclement weather halted play at Westwood Golf Course Monday. The rain, which came with thunder and lightning Monday, washed out the area high school sports slate for Monday. Track meets at Gilbert for the CMB boys and at PCM for girls from CMB, PCM, Colfax-Mingo and Lynnville Sully were cancelled. As was the PCM boys golf tournament in which Colfax-Mingo, PCM and Pella Christian were to have played. Lynnville-Sully’s home coed golf dual with H-LV was postponed. CMB’s girls postponed their home soccer game with Gilbert to May 12. Pella Christian’s girls were to have played tennis at Knoxville, which is now slated for May. A boys’ soccer game at Bondurant-Farrar for Pella Christian was moved to May 23. There might be decisions to be made on high school athletic events scheduled for today because of the wet conditions and forecast for more rain.

Newton youth tackle football sign-up Saturday Registration for the 2014 fall season of the Newton Youth Tackle Football program is Saturday, May 3, at the Newton Senior High School lunch room. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. The Newton Youth Football program, a division of the Youth Sports Foundation, is open to any Newton area youth entering into the fifth through seventh grades in the the fall of 2014. Participation cost is $145, but after June 30, the cost will be $200. For questions and more information contact Archie Ergenbright at (641) 521-3008 or (641) 792-5635

Coy wins 1,500 meters at Winterset By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor

Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Hailey Coy, seen here in a race at home, secured the only first-place performance of the Winterset track meet for Newton’s girls. Coy won the 1,500-meter run last Friday.

WINTERSET — Hailey Coy claimed first place in the 1,500-meter race at last Friday’s Winterset track meet. Coy helped Newton’s Cardinal girls to fourth place as a team in the meet. Newton scored 63 points as a team. Winterset piled up 168 points to win the team title. Coy won the 1,500 meters in 5 minutes, 23.81 seconds. She also ran second in the 400-meter dash in 1:04.87. In the 1,500-meter race, Brooklynn Maddison placed eighth in 6:21.42 and Halie Doland was 10th in 6:53.82. Doland finished sixth in the 3,000-meter race in 15:51.64 and Autumn Hunt was 12th in the 400 meters in 1:17.99. Madison Bagnall’s threw 31 feet, 1 1/2 inches for

second place in the shot put event. Sydney Bergman took fifth at 28’11” and Kelly Klingensmith placed 11th in 22’6”. Bagnall finished fourth in the discus at 80’4” followed by Bergman in eighth at 72’5” and Klingensmith in 10th at 58’5”. Anna Barr was third in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:17.61 with Kaelee Knoll in ninth at 1:25.82. Barr placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles in 18.30 seconds and Taylor Graff was sixth in 18.67 seconds. Emma Meyer placed seventh in the 200-meter dash in 30.60 seconds and Fran Lucas was 10th in 31.55. Elise Axtell finished ninth in the 100-meter dash in 15.52 seconds while Hannah Yeager tied for 11th in 15.67 seconds. NEWTON See Page 2B

Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton’s Fran Lucas is a member of the Cardinal’s 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay team. Lucas, seen here in an individual hurdle race at home earlier this season, and the relay team took third at Winterset last Friday.


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Eagles take second at Perry Invitational By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor PERRY — Graham Howerzyl led Pella Christian’s Eagle boys to second place at Saturday’s Perry Invitational golf tournament. Graham Howerzyl carded a 76 for the 18-hole tournament at Perry Country Club, finishing as the individual runner-up. The Eagles combined for a four-man total of 333. Gilbert won the team title with a 315 and Adel-DeSo-

to-Minburn was third at 344. Pella Christian is 12-4 on the season. Josh Posthuma and Mitch Fopma each shot an 84, tying for seventh place. Justin Stravers and Mason Howerzyl finished with 89s. Jason Holwerda carded a 91. Jordan Pleima finished at 94 and Tanner Van Maanen shot 104. The Eagles are slated to play in a Little Hawkeye Conference triangular meet against Grinnell and host Knoxville Tuesday.

Newton: Cardinal girls’ 4x800 takes second Continued from Page 1B Sarah Prendergast and MariAnna Ulrey ran eighth (3:10.76) and ninth (3:18.19), respectively, in the 800-meter run. Prendergast placed 12th in the long jump at 11’6 1/2”. Annie Hurt, Hunt, Maddison and Ulrey combined for the silver medal in the 4x800meter relay in 12:47.30. In the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay race, Newton’s Barr, Graff, Lucas and Brenna Schwenker finished third in 1:15.83. Schwenker, Yeager, Brooke Henning and Kayla Betterbrodt placed fifth in the 800-meter sprint medley relay race in 2:25.46. Newton’s distance medley relay team of Meyer, Knoll, Prendergast and Henning was fifth in 5:05.64. The Cardinals’ 4x200-meter relay team of Henning, Yeager, Hunt and Schwenker was sixth in 2:17.49. Also in sixth were the 4x100-meter relay team of Lucas, Meyer, Axtell and Graff in 57.77 seconds and the 4x400-meter relay team of Knoll, Prendergast, Hurt and Hunt in 5:15. Newton’s girls are at Grinnell today.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

CMB girls place fifth at South Hardin By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor ELDORA — Collins-Maxwell/ Baxter’s Raider girls finished fifth at the South Hardin track meet last Friday. The Raiders scored 86 points while South Hardin won its own meet with 147 points. Abbie Haupert won the gold medal in the discus event with a throw of 107 feet, 7 inches. Mikayla Eslinger was sixth in the event with a toss of 95’2”. Payge Jurgens collected the silver medal in the shot put with a throw of 35’1”. Maddy Poage cleared the bar at 5’2” for second in the high jump. Scoring points in the long jump for the Raiders were Toni Spencer in fourth, 15’0”, and Megan Ritter in sixth,

14’5 3/4”. On the track, CMB’s sprint medley relay team of Poage, Spencer, Mackenzie Schmitz and Bridget Hurley captured first place in 1 minute, 57.21 seconds. Spencer, Jurgens, Poage and Schmitz placed second in the 4x100-meter relay team in 53.93 seconds. In the 4x200-meter relay team of Spencer, Hurley, Ritter and Schmitz finished second in 1:54.73. “We competed hard (Friday night),” said Jerry Meinerts, CMB head coach. “We are never going to be satisfied finishing in fifth place, but the girls ran some great events, competed hard, and I’m proud of the strides that we have made this year.” Meinerts said the Raiders had

several season best times and performances, and the girls continue to improve as the season goes along. Poage’s high jump height was her career best, Jurgens had her best throw of the season in the shot put. Heather Jessen ran fourth in the 3,000-meter race in 12:40. Chantel Maxwell, Elizabeth Jones, Stephanie Twohey and Veronica Condon combined for fifth place in the 4x800-meter relay race in 12:04.43. Poage was sixth in the 100-meter dash in 13.73 seconds. CMB’s home meet last Thursday was rained out and so was Monday’s meet at Prairie CityMonroe. The Raider girls head to Huxley this Friday for a meet hosted by Ballard.

As fallout mounts, NBA to discuss Sterling probe By The Associated Press From Michael Jordan to LeBron James, from Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, from President Obama to prominent corporate partners of the NBA, the condemnation of racist comments purportedly made by Donald Sterling has come from all circles and has shown that the issue extends far beyond the Los Angeles Clippers. They all will be watching on Tuesday, when NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is scheduled to discuss the league’s investigation and possibly reveal disciplinary actions against the Clippers’ owner. A suspension of indefinite length and a hefty fine — Silver can issue one of up to $1 million without approval from owners — are possible options. However, it remains unclear how far Silver’s powers extend at this point, even though the NBA constitution gives the commissioner’s office the clout to protect the game’s best interest.

Clippers players made their statement before playing the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, throwing their team-issued warmup gear down on center court and conducting their pregame routines with shooting shirts inside-out to cover the team’s logo. The Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs wore black socks in their games as a show of support, while the Heat mimicked the Clippers warm-up statement in their playoff game against Charlotte on Monday night. “Like I’ve said before, there’s no room in this game for an owner like that,” James said. “For us, as basketball players, we’re all brothers. We’re competing against each other and all of us want to win, but in the end, we all have to stick together. We supported our Clippers tonight and showed our respect to what they’re going through. For us, as a team, we can’t imagine what they’re going through at this point.”

Kobe Bryant and TNT analyst Kenny Smith are among the many to join James in calling for Sterling’s ouster and Jordan took a rare public stance on a high-profile issue when he said he was “disgusted that a fellow team owner could hold such sickening and offensive views.” So when Silver makes his announcement in New York on Tuesday afternoon, he will do so feeling considerable public pressure from some of the biggest names in the game, past and present, many of the league’s owners who pay his salary and have spoken out against Sterling’s comments, and corporate sponsors like Kia, Mercedes-Benz and Virgin America that are backing away from advertising at Clippers games. If Silver’s reaction is not perceived as strong enough, more demonstrations from players, protests from civil rights groups and pulled advertisements from businesses could follow.

Jaennette captures IMCA stock car feature victory at Marshalltown Special to Daily News MARSHALLTOWN — Newton’s Michael Jaennette powered to the front of the IMCA stock car feature race last Friday at Marshalltown Speedway. Jaennette led the final eight laps of the 18-lap event to pick up his first win of the 2014 season. It was also Jaennette’s first-ever feature win at Marshalltown. “It was an unexplainable feeling to finally pick up a win here,” Jaennette said. “None of this could of been possible without my amazing pit crew, girlfriend Kristin Carley and many supportive friends and family.” There was three-and-four-wide racing in the IMCA stock car feature. Jay Schmidt had the lead before Jaennette took over and Steve Meyer had the real early lead in the race. Schmidt ran second followed by Meyer, Donavon Smith and Trent Murphy for the top five. Mother Nature dropped a lot of rain at the Marshalltown Speedway on Thursday but that did not stop the track crew. It worked the track in to keep the 50th Anniversary season going on Friday night. Submitted photo There was some great racing all night long on KMJ Michael Jaennette of Newton put his “Pink Panther” No. 93 I.M.C.A. Stock car in Victory Lane at KMJ Performance night at the Marshalltown Speedway Friday night April 25th. This was Jaennette’s first win of the season and Performance Night at the Races. There was only three IMCA sport compacts on his first feature win ever at the Marshalltown Speedway, a track he has been racing at since 2006. the night and they produced a very entertaining (Scranton); 6. 3W Jeff Wollam (Marshalltown); 7. 54 Robbie Merkle feature event the entire eight laps. David Moorman sport mod 18-lap feature. Gustin got a great re- Murphy (Des Moines); 8. 4JR Russell Damme Jr. (Waterloo); 9. 50X Kevin Balmer grabbed the lead and never looked back to take the start following a caution on Lap 2, and began to (Garwin); 10. 45 Matthew Deaton (Newton); 11. 04 Don Vis (Marshalltown); win, his first of the young season. John Gill will get pull away, until she caught lap traffic. That allowed 12. 43X Nate Thelen (Newton); 13. 196 Chuck Davis (Conrad); 14. 042 Doug Moorman sideways after hitting his rear bumper on Clint Luellen to catch Gustin and take the lead on Russell (Conrad) IMCA SportMods the last lap to take second. Aaron Miller came home Lap 9. Gustin refused to give up, going to the front Feature: 1. 19J Jenae Gustin (Marshalltown); 2. 3L Clint Luellen (Minburn); third. again two laps later. Gustin held off Luellen and 3. 12 Doug Smith (Lake City); 4. 24B Brandon Brinton (Nevada); 5. 198 Sam Charlie Brown and Larry Sorenson started on hard charging Doug Smith to take the win. Luellen Wieben (Dysart); 6. 80J Jared Van Deest (Holland); 7. 6 James Aschenbrenner the front row in the 15-lap Mod Lite feature but grabbed second, Smith was third, Brandon Brinton (Aplington); 8. 7SR Shawn Ritter (Keystone); 9. 22A Shawn Albers (Wellsburg); 10. 25R Chad Ryerson (Wellsburg); 11. 7R Ryan Ashton (Beaman); 12. 57R it was Brown getting the great start and he began was fourth and Sam Wieben was fifth. to pull away. Behind Brown there was Jimmy May, The final feature of the night was the IMCA Ryan King (Montour); 13. 40S Shawn Simatovich (Gilman); 14. CH19 Colby (Brooklyn); 15. 19G Gatlin Leytham (Garwin); 16. 11 Michael Strait Mike Morrill, Andy Hennigar and Josh May bat- modifieds. For the second week in a row it did not Heishman (New Providence); 17. 16 Austin Schuring (Newton); 18. T17 Tom Rawlins tling for position. Brown began to see lap traffic and disappoint the fans. Following a lot of shuffling up (Kellogg); 19. 25 Travis Peterson (Gladbrook); 20. 72 Brett Lowry (Montthat did not become a struggle as Brown took the front and lead changes, Ronn Lauritzen pushed to ezuma); 21. 98 Bill Hildreth (Marshalltown); 22. 775 Justin Tharp (Vinton); 23. win. Hennigar finished 2nd, Jimmy May was 3rd, the lead on Lap 10 on his way to a second straight 777 Jayme Duinink (Pella) IMCA Hobby Stocks Josh May was 4th and Mike Morrill was 5th. victory at Marshalltown. Jon Snyder ran second. Feature: 1. 4W John Watson (Des Moines); 2. 96R Jamie Songer (Ankeny); The IMCA Hobby Stocks 12 lap feature was a Andrew Kinser finished in third place with David 3. 79S Jason See (Albia); 4. 26 Brice Udelhoven (Newton); 5. 20E Eric Larson very exciting one as Jason See grabbed the lead on Brown and Kyle Krampe rounding out the top five. (Holland); 6. 500 Garrett Eilander (Newton); 7. 4X Gary Pfantz (State Center); 8. the opening lap but Jamie Songer worked his way This Friday night it is Johnny Ray’s Sports Bar 82 Jennifer Hulin (Marshalltown); 9. 42 Riley Songer (Ankeny); 10. 14T Mitchfrom fifth starting spot to grab the lead on Lap two. and Grille of Grundy Center Night. Hot Laps at ell Thomas (Marshalltown); 11. 17 Andy Peck (Newton); 12. T56 Tim Barber (Story City); 13. 42T Tyso Overton (Carlisle); 14. 79 Benji Irvine (Stanley); 15. Songer and See continued to battle but Eric Stan- 6:45 p.m. and Racing at 7:30 p.m. 7B Eric Stanton (Carlisle) 16. 29 Jake Nelson (Newton); 17. 3A Austin Luellen Marshalltown Speedway Results KMJ Performance Night ton joined the fun up front. (Minburn); 18. 5H Andy Hick (Adel) April 25th, 2014 See took the lead back on laps five and six before Mod Lites IMCA Modifieds Songer took the lead on lap seven. Stanton grabbed Feature: 1. 10K Ronn Lauritzen (Jesup); 2. 69X Jon Snyder (Ames); 3. 12 Feature: 1. 82 Charlie Brown (Nevada); 2. 15 Andy Hennigar (Ankeny); 3. 5J the lead away on lap eight but experience troubles Andrew Kinser (State Center); 4. 21 David Brown (Kellogg); 5. K1 Kyle Krampe Jimmy May (De Soto); 4. 99 Josh May (De Soto); 5. 6 Mike Morrill (Altoona); 6. 89 Travis Stensland (Nevada); 7. 64 Randy Bryan (Ames); 8. 4 Travis on lap nine handing the over John Watson, who (Baxter); 6. 21K Kyle Brown (Kellogg); 7. 19 Jimmy Gustin (Marshalltown); Brandt (Des Moines); 9. 8 Dusty Masolini (Des Moines); 10. 13 Ryan McCrory 8. 22H Clay Hale (Cameron, MO); 9. 26J Joel Rust (Grundy Center); 10. 20W worked his way up to the second spot after starting (Pleasant Hill); 11. 95 Mike Kennedy (Boone); 12. 17 Cory Sauerman (Grimes); tenth. Watson lead the remaining two laps to take Shay Woods (Humeston); 11. 505 Racer Hulin (Laurel); 12. 1BC Tony Cox 13. 17S Chris Weir (Nevada); 14. 3G Joe Glick (Des Moines); 15. 4L Larry So(Boone); 13. 2Z Zach Rawlins (Kellogg); 14. 43S Scott Simatovich (State his second of the season at Motown. Songer, See, Center); 15. 17R Derek Reimer (St. Anthony); 16. 40RC Rod Clement (Rhodes); renson (Ames); 16. 4M Matt Sorenson (Ames); 17. 46 Kevin Grisham (Ogden); 18. 12 Amber Coffman (Nevada); 19. 21 John Schuring (Kellogg); 20. 28 Terry Brice Udelhoven and Eric Larson rounded out the 17. 2L Adam Larson (Ankeny); 18. 9E Eric Elliott (Boone); 19. 3W Chris Webb Brown (Nevada); 21. 94 Dustin Marshall (Prairie City) (McCallsburg); 20. 18J Jake Strayer (Newton) top five. IMCA Sport Compacts IMCA Stock Cars After experiencing troubles last week, it was Feature: 1. 6M David Moorman (Beaman); 2. 02 John Gill (Marshalltown); 3. Jenae Gustin got to the lead early in the IMCA Feature: 1. 93 Michael Jaennette (Newton); 2. 19J Jay Schmidt (Tama); 3. 01 Aaron Miller (Marshalltown) 94 Steve Meyer (Grundy Center); 4. 35 Donavon Smith (Lake City); 5. 25 Trent


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Public Notices NOTICE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT NEWTON, IOWA Notice is hereby given that the Newton City Council approved Schedule 14-4: Assessments for the Expenses of Nuisance Abatement has been filed with the Jasper County Treasurer under the authority of Iowa Code §364.12. The assessments may be paid in full or in part without interest within thirty days, and thereafter all unpaid special assessments bear interest at the rate specified by the council. All properties are located within the City of Newton, Iowa. Schedule 14-4. Deed/Contract Holder White, Travis & Jenny Parcel Number 0834160004 Address 303 S. 3rd Ave. W. Total Amount Assessed $120.00 April 29 & May 1 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JASPER COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CLARENCE LEON STONE, JR., Deceased Probate No. ESPR036495 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Clarence Leon Stone, Jr., Deceased, who died on or about March 29, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 17th day of April, 2014, the last will and testament of Clarence Leon Stone, Jr., deceased, bearing date of the 18th day of September, 2008, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Doris Phipps 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 17th day of April, 2014. Doris Phipps Executor of estate 5553 Jewel St. Kellogg, IA 50135 Address *Designated Codicil(s) if any, with date(s) Lee M. Walker, ICIS PIN No: AT00008212 Attorney for executor Walker, Billingsley & Bair 208 N 2nd Ave W Newton, IA 50208 Address Date of second publication 29th day of April, 2014 Probate Code Section 304 April 22 & 29 TRUST NOTICE IN THE MATTER OF THE TRUST: Leland Earl Smith Revocable Trust To all persons regarding Leland Earl Smith, deceased, who died on or about 7th day of April, 2014. You are hereby notified that Douglas Earl Smith is the trustee of the Leland Earl Smith Revocable Trust, dated the 4th day of December, 2012. Any action to contest the validity of the trust must be brought in the District Court of Jasper County, Iowa, within the later to occur of four (4) months from the date of second publication of this notice or thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this notice to all heirs of the decedent settlor and the spouse of the decedent settlor whose identities are reasonably ascertainable. Any suit not filed within this period shall be forever barred. Notice is further given that any person or entity possessing a claim against the trust must mail proof of the claim to the trustee at the address listed below via certified mail, return receipt requested, by the later to occur of four (4) months from the second publication of this notice or thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this notice if required or the claim shall be forever barred unless paid or otherwise satisfied. Dated this 25th day of April, 2014. Leland Earl Smith Revocable Trust Douglas Earl Smith, Trustee 6000 Walnut Hill Des Moines, IA 50315 Adam D. Otto, ICIS PIN#: AT0009064 Attorney for Trustee OTTO LAW OFFICE PLLC 123 W. 2nd St. N., PO Box 1356 Newton, IA 50208 Adam@ottolawyers.com Date of second publication 5th day of May, 2014. April 28 & May 5

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Newton Health Care Center is currently seeking a part-time individual that can prepare meals for our residents. Apply in person Newton Health Care Center 200 S 8th Ave E Newton, Iowa 50208 or email: imgcares.com E.O.E.

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NO EARLY SALES! TONS OF CLOTHES OF ALL SIZES! (20 Racks) Lots and Lots of brand name clothes for BOYS and GIRLS (13 racks) from 0-3 months to 5T and from 6x to 20. Children's Place, 77 Kids, Under Armour, Hurley, Gap, RUMM, Old Navy, PS Aero, Carters and many more brand names. Lots of MENS clothes XS-3XL (2 racks), Abercrombie, AE, Hurley, Ecko, South Pole, Aero and much more. Lots of brand name TEEN AND WOMEN (4 racks) clothes from XS-3XL, TONS OF MATERNITY CLOTHES ALSO (1 rack). Lots of baby items, lots of baby/kid toys, baby onesis, Play Kitchen, Doll bed, 3-in-1 smart wheels, cradle swing, Kick-n-Play, baby bath, FP baby rocker, Stand-n-Play, Bouncer, Boppy pillow, Kick-n-Lay, breast pump, stroller/car seat combo, car seat, baby/kids blankets, K'nex Super Mario Race track sets, Thomas trains and tracks, Little Tykes Garden Center, Jumperoo, Legos, fire truck toddler bed with mattress, Kids Kidney table, Men's golf clubs, board games, Kirby vacuum, Rock and Play, baby swing, baby dolls, bouncy seat, baby carrier, kids games/books/movies (many DVD's). dishes, treadmill, bedding, bikes, oak church pew, Christmas items, little kids tutu's, baby crib sets, rug, Lots of kitchen items. Much Much more...come and see what we all have! LOTS OF SCENTSY ITEMS, PINK ZEBRA ITEMS, THIRTY-ONE ITEMS, ITTY BITTY PRETTY BOWS/LEG WARMERS/BOW HOLDERS, LONGABERGER and many things to decorate with. Tons of other items!!!! You will be amazed at what you will find! Everything that is left on Friday and Saturday will be ½ off. (Excluding THIRTY-ONE, BOWS, SCENTSY, PINK KEBRA, LONGABERGER, and a few other items.) TONS AND TONS OF ITEMS/CLOTHES! COME AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE!! DO SOME SPRING AND SUMMER SHOPPING FOR THE FAMILY! 724 S 8th Ave E Newton

CONSTRUCTION

Caleris has openings for: HOME IMPROVEMENTS

* English Customer Service Position * Spanish/English Bilingual Positions

LEAKY ROOF, Missing Shingles???

• No Sales involved • Inbound Customer Service • On the Job Training • Excellent Benefit Package offered after probationary period Positions available in multiple departments. Interview with us to find out more!

Flat roof repair & coating. Chimney repair & removal. Soffit & fascia repair & cover. General Repairs

Apply to caleris.com/employment (641)236-6808 EOE

Get Some CASH in a

INSULATION

Attic & side walls. Attic fans & ventilation Leaf Proof Gutter Covers,

Gutter cleaning. Call 641-792-6375

ROUTES AVAILABLE

delivering for the Jasper County Advertiser

HANDYMAN SERVICES

Route 761

Route 734

Route 717

W. 4th St S. W. 3rd St S. W. 2nd St S. S 4th Ave W.

E. 14th St. N. N. 8th Ave PL E. N. 9th Ave. PL E. Tangle Wood Court

W. 10th St N. W. 9th St N. Hartwig Way W. 8th St N. N. 4th Ave W. N. 5th Ave W. N. 7th Ave W. N. 8th Ave W.

$19.80/mo

CONCRETE

CONVERT useful but no-longer-needed items into extraspending money with a lowcost Classified Ad. 792-3121.

$20/mo

$21.80/mo

Call for details.

Call 641-792-5320 today!

EMPLOYMENT

Lynnville-Sully Community School District Job Openings Summer School Teacher for 2014: The Lynnville-Sully Community School District seeks three temporary positions as Summer School Teacher. Hourly wage: $20.00 per hour. Elementary teaching license and experience working with K-3 students, required. Summer school will be 6 weeks; Monday – Thursday; 9 am – 12 pm; June 9-12, June 16-19, June 23-26, July 21-24, July 28-31, and August 4-7. Application deadline: May 2, 2014.

LAWN CARE

AL'S MOWING is looking for spring cleanup jobs, leaves, gutters, and lawns to mow for the summer.

792-2416 EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT

Send a letter of interest and completed application to Shane Ehresman, Superintendent, Lynnville-Sully Community School District, PO Box 210, Sully, Iowa 50251. Application may be found on the school district web site: www.lshawks.com. Electronic materials may be directed to: ehresman@lshawks.com Summer School Learning Associate for 2014: The Lynnville-Sully Community School District seeks three temporary positions as Summer School Learning Associate. Hourly wage: $10.00 per hour. Experience working with K-3 students preferred, but not required. Summer school will be 6 weeks; Monday – Thursday; 9 am – 12 pm; June 9-12, June 16-19, June 23-26, July 21-24, July 28-31, and August 4-7. Application deadline: May 2, 2014. Send a letter of interest and completed application to Shane Ehresman, Superintendent, Lynnville-Sully Community School District, PO Box 210, Sully, Iowa 50251. Application may be found on the school district web site: www.lshawks.com. Electronic materials may be directed to: ehresman@lshawks.com

It’s Garage Sale Season!

CNA

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

Out with the old and in with the new.

EOE. Drug and Tobacco-free work environment.

Director of Nursing Seeking RN to lead nursing department for Skilled Nursing Facility with a Secured Dementia Unit Long Term Care Experience Required Management Experience Preferred Please send resume to: Attn: Eric Olson, Administrator Careage of Newton 2130 West 18th Street South Newton, IA 50208 (641)-791-1127 (641)-791-7147 careage@ahahealthcare.com

Place your garage sale items in the Newton Daily News and Advertiser to sell your items fast! 15 ................ 1-2 Days in the Newton Daily News 21 .................... 3 days in the Newton Daily News $ 20 ............1 time in the Jasper County Advertiser $ 10 ................. 1 day in the Jasper County Tribune $ 5 ........................... 1 day in the Prairie City News $ 30.50 ....................... 1-2 days in the NDN & JCA $ 35 ............ 3 days in the NDN & 1 time in the JCA $ $

Newton

Daily News

Call or stop in to schedule your Garage Sale

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EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT

OFFICE NURSE

Medical Equipment Technician

Iowa’s leading home medical equipment company has a Full Time position available to deliver and set up medical equipment at our Newton location. Must be flexible and have great Customer Service Skills. Mechanical skills required. Computer Experience is helpful. A valid driver’s license and excellent driving record required. Some Saturday and On-Call rotation required. Competitive pay and great benefits. Drug test and background check required. Interested candidates may download an employment application at www.hammermedical.com, or apply in person at our Newton location:

Hammer Medical Supply Attention: Patti Hayes 1719 1st Ave. E., Newton, Iowa 50208 Phone: 641-792-9339 • Fax: 641-792-8370 Patriciah@hammermedical.com

Jasper County Health Services is now accepting applications for a 4 day per week office nurse (R.N, L.P.N., C.M.A.). Jasper County Health Services offers a generous benefit package that includes semi-annual cash incentives, paid sick time, paid vacation, holidays, etc. Interested applicants should submit a resume, including salary requirements to: Mark Thayer 300 N. 4th Ave. E Ste#200 Newton, IA 50208 or email mark@newtonclinic.com

RN/LPN Join our team and make a difference in the lives of our residents! The expanding campus of Newton Village, a senior housing ministry of Elim Care, is currently hiring nursing staff for our new 24 bed skilled nursing building opening in late May! We seek compassionate care-givers who understand the importance of communication with residents, families and staff.

RN

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our healthcare team. We have one position open for a Charge Nurse, part-time to full-time hours, day shift or evening shift. Nelson Manor is a very nice privately owned & operated 36 bed skilled nursing facility with consistent, caring staff. We care about the people who work here & residents that live here.

Surveys have been great, 2013 deficiency free. Please send resume or questions to Gena Franklin or Amber Evans at nelsonmanor@hotmail.com or Nelson Manor 1500 1st Ave E. Newton, Iowa 50208

CNA

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of our residents! The expanding campus of Newton Village, a senior housing ministry of Elim Care, is currently hiring nursing staff for our new 24 bed skilled nursing building opening in late May! We seek compassionate care-givers who understand the importance of communication with residents, families and staff.

Full-time and Part-time days/night positions! RN/LPN

• Current Iowa Licence • 2 yr LTC experience preferred • Excellent assessment, communication and customer service skills.

Full-time and Part-time days/evenings/night positions!

We offer a competitive salary and complete benefit package within a great team environment. Our senior living campus is building on a reputation for quality care and entering an exciting new chapter in service expansion. If you are looking for an opportunity to join care facility committed to compassion, excellence and innovation, we want to hear from you!

CNA • IA CNA certification required • 1 + yr LTC experience preferred • Strong communication skills, teamwork and flexibility We offer a competitive salary and complete benefit package within a great team environment. Our senior living campus is building on a reputation for quality care and entering an exciting new chapter in service expansion. If you are looking for an opportunity to join care facility committed to compassion, excellence and innovation, we want to hear from you!

Apply online or send resume to Brenda Colvin, Administrator, Newton Village Health Care Center, 110 N. 5th Ave. W., Newton, IA 50208 E-mail: bcolvin@elimcare.org Ph: 641-792-0226 www.elimcare.org EOE/AA *A Drug Free Workplace

Apply online or send resume to Brenda Colvin, Administrator, Newton Village Health Care Center, 110 N. 5th Ave. W., Newton, IA 50208 E-mail: bcolvin@elimcare.org Ph: 641-792-0226 www.elimcare.org EOE/AA *A Drug Free Workplace

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014 PAINTING

HORNING'S PAINTING: Interior & exterior painting Drywall Repair & Texturing Free Estimates 641-791-9662

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RENTALS

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

SERVICES SELL FAST

2 BEDROOM, ground floor apartment. Stove, refrigerator. Easy access with garage option. $395/month. References required. 792-4388

BRAND NEW Bedside Commode with lid, never been used, and brand new walker with wheels in front. $60 for both. 641-8310343. DALE EARNHARDT Jr. 1:64 Collectible Cars $15 each. Portable Massage table, black, only used twice $135. 515-313-7803.

STAINLESS STEEL Kitchen Sink, good condition, includes drain plumbing, mounting hardware, and strainer baskets. $35. 641-791-2220.

with the

Service Directory!!!

FOR SALE

SATELLITE

One Low Monthly Rate Advertised for One Month in the Newton Daily News, Jasper County Advertiser, and online!! $60 for a 1” Space, each additional 1/2” is $5 more! Reach Thousands of Customers Weekly!!! For More Information, (641)792-3121 ext. 301 FREE

TILLING

GARDEN TILLING John Deere Equipment 641-792-8860

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

INVESTORS

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.

EMPLOYMENT

COMPANY DRIVERS WANTED Oberg Freight Company

GOOD STEADY FREIGHT, EXCELLENT HOME TIME, CONSISTANT REGIONAL MILES, NO TOUCH VAN FREIGHT

ASK US ABOUT OUR SIGN ON BONUS Contact: Oberg Freight Company Fort Dodge, IA 515-955-3592 ext 2 www.obergfreight.com HIRING FULL Time Drivers to haul the US Mail out of Des Moines, IA with a $500 SIGN ON BONUS! Pay is $19.24/hr plus $4.98 HWP. Yearly average is $52,000-$58,000 plus benefits. Excellent Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, paid personal days, and paid holidays. If interested, please apply online at www.alanritchey.com EOE M/W/Vet/Disability

FREE KITTENS: Eating good and ready to go to a good home. 4 Black and white spotted, 1 gray, and 1 calico. 641-791-1609.

FREE: SIZE 10 Hearing Aide Batteries. 792-4214. RENTALS

1 & 2 & 3 BDRM apartments: heat, water, stove, refrigerator, drapes all included. Off-street parking. 641-792-4000.

Downtown Living Clean, Modern, Quiet 1 Bedroom Apartment

• Free Heat & Laundry 24 Hours • Access Free Wi Fi & Exercise Equipment in Community Room • Limited Access Entry • Off Street Parking

Flexible Short Term Lease Available

Bristol Square Apartments

Peck Properties, LLC 315 1st St. S., Newton

792-0910

1 BEDROOM upstairs apartment. Off-street parking. No pets. Water paid. $375/month plus deposit/references. Partially furnished. 641-275-0096 2 BEDROOM Trailer. Water Paid, no pets. $400/month. 3118 Hwy F48 W #8. 641-792-3445

CLOTHES LINE Poles in good condition. Pedestal Terrarium in good condition. 791-9573.

MISCELLANEOUS

SELL YOUR SERVICES with the

Service Directory!!

One Low Monthly Rate Advertised for a month in the Newton Daily News, Jasper County Advertiser and online! $60 for a 1” space, each additional 1/2” is $5 more! Reach thousands of customers weekly! For More Information, call (641)792-3121 x 301.

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. 16” BARBIE Girls Bike $10. 16” Girls Bike $5. Kids Folding Table and 4 Chairs, nice $20. 7917623. 1989 FRASIER and Johnston HE Furnace, 76,000 BTU, asking $200. 7920152. FIREWOOD: CAMPING, back yard pits, wood stoves, ect. Hickory, Oak, Elm, and Walnut, split or can get whole pieces. Can deliver full load or partial load. Ready to burn. VHS Disney Movies, several of the classics. All cartoons. 641-792-4664. RECLINER, EXCELLENT condition, chocolate brown, Naugahyde, smoke free, and non pet home. $ 100. 641-792-9367. 2 CORN-HOLE Boards (not painted) $25, Black medium-Large Half Helmet for motorcycle $25, Electric Weed-Eater $5. Monroe. Cash Only. 641-259-2916. 2 HEAVY Duty Work Benches 2'8” x 8' and 2'10” High, cabinets below with sliding doors. 1' 11” x 71/2' and 3' high, has iron legs. $30 a piece. 641-2758030.

APARTMENTS AVAILABLE

1 & 2 bdrm units in Newton & Monroe! Priced $450-$600 $200 Security Deposits Pet Friendly (some restrictions) W/D Hookups Central Air Dishwasher Private covered Patio or Balcony with storage Laundry Facility onsite (641)792-6939 EHO

forestview@perryreid.com

CLEAN 1 bedroom apartment with appliances, heat & water furnished, walking distance to square, laundry facilities, newly remodeled. Cats with approval and pet deposit. Very quiet building, ready to move into. (641) 792-8182 EXCEPTIONAL OFFICE/COMMERCIAL space for rent in Newton. Great exposure to First Avenue. 641-521-8805 MIDTOWN APARTMENTS Conveniently located on the Square in Newton Iowa. We have furnished and unfurnished apartments with all utilities paid. 1st and 13th months free with signed lease. On-site management and security, 24 hr. laundry, and convenient parking. Call for more info

ENGLAND SOFA/QUEEN Sleeper, clean $125 or OBO. 4 Ethan Allen wooden dining chairs $100 or OBO. Basset China Hutch, pecan with light $125 or OBO. Octagon dining table, pecan $50 or OBO. 2 Lazy Boy rocker/recliners, light brown tweed, clean $50 each. No Text Please. 641-831-9571 or 641-4551151. ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, solid wood. $30 or OBO. 515-339-2689.

BATTERY MOWER with 3 batteries $250. 2 Cement garden Benches $20 each. Garden outhouse – full size $150. TV Ears $50. 641-259-2673. BLACK & Decker Cordless Weed Whacker $20. Euro 3-D Trail Lights for Chevrolet s-10, new $80. 30 x30 Card table $10. 792-8017.

AUTOMOTIVE

1968 BLUE Ford Mustang Convertible. 60,000 miles, 289 Automatic. 641-7924481 or 641-521-7813

2 CEMETERY Lots in Memorial Gardens, both for $900. 792-1920.

KENWOOD 5 Disc CD changer $30. 791-7190. LADIES SCHWINN LeTour bicycle, like new with new tires $50. Monroe. 641259-2916. OLDER 5TH Wheel 28 foot Forester Camper. Make an offer. 641-792-6593 or 641-521-1425. QUALITY SOFA, Lazy Boy brand, burgundy and blue stripped. $75. 641-5214074. RCA DIGITAL TV Converter $40. 641-792-1782. REMINGTON 870 Wing master 12 gage, 28” barrel with Hastings Rifled slug barrel $400 or OBO. 641275-5188. SEARS KENMORE Sewing Machine with cabinet, sewing notions not included, does zigzag, buttonholes, regular stitches, etc., instruction booklet included. $35. 641-7870903. SIG SAVER P232 .380 cal.,nitesite, like new condition. $500 Firm. Must have current permit to buy or concealed weapons permit. 792-9613.

32” TOWER Fan, with remote, timer, wind type, speed, oscillation and on -off controls. $25 firm. 641792-1635.

BLACK METAL Futon with black mattress in great shape, hardly used. Great for extra bed or your child in college. $100 Firm. Desk with pull down writing top. $50 Firm. 641-840-1052.

WANTED

WANTED: 16-204 Ft. Enclosed Cargo Trailer. 641831-9571. WILL HAUL away running or non-running riding mowers, push mowers, snow blowers and garden tillers. Call 792-2416 YARDS TO mow. Dependable, reliable, and affordable. Can provide references. 641-792-4664.

1-1/4” COIL Roofing nails, ¾ and box. $18. 5212999.

BLACK EURO motorcycle Jacket, large, leather pants 34” waste $100. 641-2755188.

PLUMBERS & Helpers, New Construction & Service. Cook Plumbing Corporation. 1425 Fuller Road, West Des Moines EEO

GARAGE REFRIGERATOR, Free, for hauling. 641-840-0687. GOOD USED, working Refrigerator. No side by sides. 515-661-3774. LEGO DUPLO building blocks. 641-792-5217. METAL CHICKEN nests. 521-2999. OLD MILITARY items: German, Japanese, and American, and old Advertising signs. 641-4856591. USED SELF Propelled Lawn Mower. 641-7924718. WANTED TO buy Chicken Boarder. 792-5896.

KING KUTTER 6' gear driven Rotary Tiller, 3 pt., used only 3-4 times, new $1749.99, will sell for $1500 Firm. 641-798-4694 or 641-521-2095.

STHIL CHAIN Saw, 16” blade, older, but good. $40. Lawn Roller, water filled, pull type, 40” wide. $50 236-3541 Leave Message.

SNOW WAY V Plow- one ton truck mounting, new cutting blade. $3,000. 641792-4332 WORKING CURTIS Mathias Antique TV, with Rolltop, a beautiful piece of furniture $25, White Carrier Top for Motor home $50. Monroe. Cash Only. 641259-2916. VHS DISNEY Movies: $2. each or 3 @ $5. Finding Nemo, Hercules, Return of JaFar, James and the Giant Peach, Flubber, The Great Mouse Detective, Lady and the Tramp II, Bambi; Gravitation Game $5. 32 Stamping Blocks, small to Large $20. Childs folding lawn chair $4. 2757600.

1976 Cutlass Supreme 350 OLDS Auto. Fresh rebuild on motortrans. 65,000 miles on car, Charcoal grey with red interior. Call 515-729-3073 or 641-521-1588. $3,800.00

1997 FORD Conversion Van. Heavy ½ ton, great for towing. New front end and front tires. Runs great. $2400. 515-778-2792 1999 ARCTIC Cat 4wheeler ATV, like new, runs great! $1950. 641831-3821. No calls after 8 pm.

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 $3995 for both cars. 641791-2220. REAL ESTATE

AUTOMOTIVE

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

2008 SUNSET Creek by Sunny Brook, 27' travel trailer, 12' slide out, walk in shower, regular size bed, sofa, and table make into a bed. 2 platform rockers and TV included, electric front jack, good condition, $12,000. Call 641-7924935

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

2009 HONDA ACCORD EXL 4 DOOR, MYSTIC GREEN, FULLY LOADED. 71,000 MILES, HEATED LEATHER SEATS, DUAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL, HEATED MIRRORS, 6 DISC CHANGER, SUNROOF. BRAND NEW TIRES AND BATTERY INSTALLED FEBRUARY 2014. ASKING $13,500 OR OBO. KBB VALUES AT $14,881. NEED TO UPGRADE TO A LARGE VEHICLE. PLEASE CALL: 641-417-0140 OR 641521-8152. 2001 DODGE Ram Truck Quad Cab, 4 wheel drive, bed liner, very little rust, 127,000 mileage. 641-8400200 or 641-792-0365.

DAEWOO-DD802L DOZER $20,000. 641-792-4332 REAL ESTATE

HOME FOR SALE Reasonably priced, lots of upgrades, quiet neighborhood. 1205 E. 15th Street S. 791-0398

Astrograph Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The solar eclipse in Taurus made auspicious connections, setting a pattern of positive and steady forward movement. Neptune, the planet of dreams, and Jupiter, the good luck planet, will voice their agreement. Good things can and will happen as we set our intentions on doing that which will benefit the most people.

thing is the best evidence you have that it can be done again.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 29). A hobby or talent will take focus in May, connecting you with opportunities for growth and change. You may even move to take advantage of an opportunity. June will be a celebration of love. Younger people and teammates will make you proud. Dealings in July set you up for a November victory. Capricorn and Aquarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 3, 14, 37 and 45.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your choices will affect people, a responsibility you don’t take lightly. You keep thinking about what would be the best option for everyone involved. You’ll go far with this intention.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Believing in yourself is beside the point today. You just have to get in there and do the job. Having done some-

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). New on the scene, you’ll respectfully fit into a situation and fulfill the needs of those who are already established.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You want to perfect your skills before you jump into the ring “for real,” but “for real” will happen sooner than you think. There won’t be time for perfection, but there will be plenty of time to get good enough.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’re not enjoying yourself as much as you could be. Relieve the pressure. Can you shake it off? Can someone take it for you? Figure out what needs to happen to lighten your load.

You can always show off later if you want, but there’s no benefit to doing so today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Run your plan by a few people before you give it a whirl. Pay especially close attention to the response of your water-sign friends: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. They may even have some eerily psychic advice. SCORPIO (Oct. 24Nov. 21). You may be afraid that if you’re not tough on yourself you’ll go soft. But there are benefits to loosening your grip on the controls. For starters, less stress equals better health. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). For now, be open-minded and investigate options you might not have considered before. You think you want freedom, but you’ll thrive in a highly structured environment and enjoy it thoroughly. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19). New ventures always come with a

certain amount of chaos, and today’s amount will feel just right: enough to keep you excited but not enough to overwhelm you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18). When you feel the rub between you and a certain someone, don’t take it as a sign that the relationship is doomed. The opposite may be true. You can’t polish a jewel without friction. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll act first, and if there is to be any support for your actions, it will come only after your plan is already in motion. Then you’ll have to re-evaluate to decide whether or not you still want the support. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Complex challenges abound, and you know better than to believe in a one-solution-fits-all scenario. You’ll take each one as it comes and carefully sort everything out. This is how you become someone’s hero. COPYRIGHT 2014 CREATORS.COM


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