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Monday, September 30, 2013 OBITUARIES Michael Donahue, 76 Bruce K. Fullmer, 72 Elizabeth Gearhart, 99
County supervisors to vote on I-Green contract By Ty Rushing Daily News Staff Writer During Tuesday’s meeting, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors will take the final steps to close out the previous deal it had struck with the I-Green Learning Center. County Attorney Mike Jacobsen will present two action items to the board with regard to I-Green. The first is a vote on accepting a quit deed from the center versus a contract forfeiture. The second is a vote on paying the property taxes on the land the center was at.
In June, I-Green Director Phil Stender came to the board to inform them the project no longer had enough funding to continue operations. “At this time, we have no funds and our intention is to dissolve the corporation,” Stender said in the June 25 meeting. “I apologize for the late timing in coming to you with this. We didn’t know we weren’t going to have funds until late last week. My request this time is that the county release us from our contractual obligation.” The I-Green facility was located at the site of the former Jasper County Care Fa-
cility. In 2010, Stender proposed to the board that I-Green would pay $550,000 in annual payments of $33,328 for the next four years. When payments reached $200,000, the county will forgive the remainder, $350,000, as part of a grant to facilitate the construction and operation of the facility. All three board members expressed disappointment in the facility’s closure at the time and will likely approve both of Jacobsen’s requests. I-GREEN See Page 3A
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activity that we could tie together with our topic of the week,” Neal said. Not all the people of service were able to pick apples, but that didn’t stop them from having fun. In the orchard, the Zmoleks set up chairs so people could sit and enjoy the six apple trees. “It’s not just going out for the apples,” Neal said. “They like going out to just sit in the yard and enjoy the space.”
Lin Chape knew there would be a time when she would run for City Council. The current vice president for human resources and organizational development at Vermeer Corporation said if she is elected to the council she would see it as a way of paying back the community. “Iowa and the City of Newton have just been welcoming to me,” said the California native. “This city means something to me in terms of personal caring for. I know that if I had an issue. I could go to the police department. I can go to the hospital and feel safe. I can go to any of those places. I’m home.” In 2004, Chape began working at Maytag as its director of training and staffing. In 2006, Chape took a contract with Whirlpool. During her contract, she worked with the city to transition the community for Maytag’s closing. “I did that because I thought the city deserved it,” Chape said. “I could have gone on and gone elsewhere. I chose not to do that.” After their departure, Chape received several offers, but didn’t take them and instead elected to open her own business when she was offered a job at Vermeer.
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WEATHER Dave Hon/Daily News Bob Tedrow picks apples on Friday during a Progress Industries visit to Lee and Catherine Zmolek’s apple orchard.
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Lee Zmolek’s favorite memory of his apple orchard is helping a boy with cerebral palsy pick an apple. Lee said several years ago he saw the boy, struggling to keep the apple picker steady because of his condition. Lee went over to help him steady the long stick up in the tree and when the boy pulled the tool down and the apple fell. Lee said the boy’s face lit
up with glee. “We take so much for granted,” Lee said. “Like picking an apple.” Lee and his wife Catherine have been inviting the people of service at Progress Industries to pick apples and peaches for three or four years. Ruth Neal, director of operations for day habilitation and intermediate care facilities, said the day habilitation program has been focusing on Octoberfest and teaching the idea of harvesting. “It was a wonderful
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Whether ‘government shutdown’ happens or not, key piece of healthcare act will begin Tuesday By Bob Eschliman Daily News Editor
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before a threatened government shutdown, the Senate has the next move Monday on must-do budget legislation that has fueled a bitter congressional dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. But the Senate won’t be riding to the rescue, at least not immediately. When it convenes at midday, the Democratic-led chamber is expected to reject the latest effort
Regardless of the outcome of today’s frenetic action in the halls of the U.S. Capitol, the Health Insurance Marketplace, a key component of the Affordable Care Act, will go into effect beginning at midnight. That’s when the open enrollment period will begin for new policies that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014, the current deadline for all Americans to have health insurance. “The Marketplace,” also referred to as the “health insurance exchange,” is intended to provide health insurance coverage to those who don’t currently have it, or for those who are looking to decrease the cost of their existing coverage. In Iowa, The Marketplace is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Those seeking insurance plans through The
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Sign-up for Affordable Care Act’s Insurance Marketplace begins at midnight Where To Get Help For more information regarding the Health Insurance Marketplace in Iowa, you may visit the following entities that are approved to provide information about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Visiting Nursing Services of Iowa 1111 Ninth Street, Suite 320 Des Moines, IA 50314-2527 (515) 288-1516 Iowa Medicaid Enterprise 100 Army Post Road Des Moines, IA 50315 1-800-338-8366 The Iowa Insurance Division also provides sample premiums lists at its website, www.iid.state.ia.us. Detailed information is not available until the enrollment period begins at midnight tonight.
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Skiff offering prize for Facebook survey Want to win $50 at The Farmer’s Wife on the downtown square in Newton? Share your opinion about Skiff Medical Center’s OB program on their Facebook page at www. facebook.com/skiffmed, and you could. Choosing to have a baby is one of the biggest decisions a family faces. Where to deliver that baby is a close second. There are many factors that go into determining where and with whom you welcome your child into the world. Skiff wants to know which of those factors are most important to you. If you have had a baby somewhere other than Skiff, they’d like to know why. If you did have your baby at Skiff, they’d like to know what they could have done to make the experience even better. Everyone who submits a valid response by Monday, Oct. 21, will be put into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate at The Farmer’s Wife. A full sweepstakes disclosure is available at Skiff ’s website. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kiwanis to meet Wednesday The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton, for lunch and a program by Travis Padget titled, “United Way of Jasper County.” Anyone interested in the program or in learning more about Kiwanis is welcome to be a guest for lunch. For more information or to make a reservation for lunch, call Jen Timmins at (641) 891-5633. Visit www.newtonkiwanis.org to learn more about the service club.
Submitted Photo Brenda Malott of Newton, pictured with Lieutenant Wes Breckenridge, is the Newton Police Department’s Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVII grand prize winner from the traffic safety mug distribution. As a drawing winner, Malott received a package of donated prizes, including a family bowling party from Cardinal Lanes, two complimentary passes to the Capitol II Theater, a Worth the Weight T-shirt, two free buffets at Pizza Ranch, three free Taco John’s breakfast combo meals, three free Taco John’s combo meals, a free large pizza from Godfather’s Pizza, two free six-inch sandwiches at Subway and two free two-scoop sundaes from Culver’s. Malott was observed having safe and courteous driving skills, such as driving the speed limit and wearing a seatbelt, and received a travel mug as well as an opportunity to win a drawing for more prizes. The Travelin’ Traffic Ace campaign features police officers awarding travel mugs to drivers observe who display safe and courteous driving. The travel mug is refillable with free fountain soda pop provided by local participating businesses, and those who receive travel mugs are then eligible for the prize drawings. The campaign runs each summer from July to August.
Health care exchanges near; Iowa outreach planned JCHSP to meet Wednesday The Jasper County Human Service Providers meeting will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Salvation Army. Brenda O’Halloran will speak about the Child Care Resource & Referral Child Care Initiatives.
PEO Chapter HS to meet PEO Chapter HS will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the north side parking lot of Store for Homes. The group will leave on a Mystery Trip and return by 3 p.m.
PEO Chapter LC to meet PEO Chapter LC will meet on Tuesday at the home of Jan Turk at 1 p.m. Please phone regrets to the hostess.
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DES MOINES (AP) — After years of debate and preparation, the launch day of the biggest new social welfare program in a generation has arrived. Starting Tuesday, uninsured Iowa residents will be able to use the new online marketplaces created under President Barack Obama’s health care law to compare and buy health insurance plans. About 264,000 Iowa residents under 65 without insurance could benefit from the law, but just how many people will immediately participate is hard to know. While Iowa is not a state where political opponents of the law are trying to aggressively impede implementa-
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which seeks to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance — individuals are required to have health insurance from their employer or purchase it. Those who don’t buy insurance will pay a penalty next year. Iowa has agreed to a partnership exchange with the federal government, which means that the website and the technical infrastructure will all be handled by federal authorities. The state vetted and approved the insurance carriers that will be featured on the exchange and has been holding informational sessions around the state to let people know about the law.
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tion, state officials said there is still work to be done to explain the law to the public. And not all the education, assistance and marketing efforts will be fully ready in Iowa on day one. “It’s really a massive undertaking to educate Iowans. I think we have a lot of work ahead to educate people about the options on the exchange,” said state Sen. Joe Bolkcom, a Democrat from Iowa City who supports the law and has worked to inform his constituents about the new program. The exchange will be available Oct. 1, with coverage starting Jan. 1 at the earliest. Under the law —
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Elizabeth S. Gearhart Sept. 28, 2013 Elizabeth S. (Herwehe) Gearhart, 99, of Newton died on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at her in Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorials to the Al-
Scams Continued from Page 1A Posing as insurance agents or representatives of the federal government, these scam artists try to sell fraudulent policies or obtain sensitive information like Social Security and bank account numbers. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners and the Iowa Insurance Division are warning consumers about common red flags and providing tips on how to avoid being the victim of a scam. Health Insurance Marketplaces One of the largest components of the ACA is the creation of new health insurance marketplaces, or exchanges. These online portals ask consumers to enter information about themselves and select the level of coverage they desire to receive a list of plans they can purchase. Iowa is partnering with the federal government, which is running the Iowa Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment in the new marketplaces begins October 1. However, bogus websites that purport to be part of the exchanges have been appearing online for more than a year. Do not enter any personal or financial information into a website that says you can purchase a policy before the open enrollment period. You can find a link to the Iowa Marketplace at healthcare.gov.
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Medicare Cards Another common ploy involves unsolicited calls from scammers who claim to have your new “Obamacare” insurance card — they just need to get some information before they can send it to you. The caller then asks for credit card numbers, bank account information or your Social Security number. A variation of this trick specifically targets seniors on Medicare; the caller claims that in order for them to get their new Medicare card and continue receiving their benefits, they must verify their bank account and routing numbers. Some callers ask for their Medicare numbers, which are identical to Social Security numbers. “You are not required to obtain a new insurance or Medicare card under the ACA,” said Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart. “Also, anyone who is a legitimate representative of the federal government will already have your personal and financial information and should not ask you to provide it.” Don’t Be Misled Here are some other important “red flags” to watch out for: • The salesperson says the premium offer is only good for a limited time. Enrollment in the exchanges will be open from Oct. 1 to March 31, and rates for plans in the exchanges will have been approved for the entire enrollment period. Be skeptical of someone who is trying to pressure you into buying a policy because the rate is only good for a short time. Remember: if the offer
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Survivors include her children, Dr. Lenly (Lynn) Gearhart of Wilsonville, Ore., and Merryll Van Weelden of Newton; nine grandchildren; 24 greatgrandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Francis in 1987; daughter, Vivian Hawthorne; son-in-law, Robert Van Weelden; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a great-great-grandchild; and two sisters, Vera Hancock, and Thelma Ammons.
sounds too good to be true, it probably is. • The salesperson says you could go to jail for not having health insurance. Starting in 2014, all Americans will be required to have health insurance. You will not face jail time if you do not purchase health insurance. However, those who remain uninsured and do not qualify for any exemptions will face a penalty of $95 (for each adult) or 1 percent of family income, whichever is greater. In 2015, the penalty will increase to $325 per adult or 2 percent of family income, and in 2016 and beyond, the penalty will be $695 per adult or 2.5 percent of family income. • You receive an unsolicited phone call or email from someone trying to sell insurance. The federal government and Iowa regulators will not be contacting individual consumers to sell them insurance. Do not give any sensitive information to anyone who claims to be with the federal government, the Iowa Insurance Division or a navigator for Iowa’s exchange. Protect Yourself The best way to protect yourself from insurance fraud is to research the agent and company you’re considering. Always stop before writing a check, signing a contract or giving out personal information. Call the Iowa Insurance Department at 1-877-9551212 or visit the state website at www.iid.state. ia.us and confirm the agent and company are licensed to write insurance in Iowa.
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Sept. 26, 2013 Michael B. Donahue, 76, of Newton died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. today, Sept. 30, 2013, at Foursquare Church in Newton with burial following at Dunreath Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Coburn Funeral Home in Monroe. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.
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Sept. 29, 2013 Bruce K. Fullmer, 72, of Newton died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Skiff Medical Center under the care of Skiff Hospice. Service arrangements are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
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Continued from Page 1A County Engineer Russ Stutt will ask the board to accept the low bid from Indianola-based Herberger Construction for a bridge project. The amount of the contract is $245,432.30 and the Meadow Avenue Bridge over Cherry Creek south of Newton would be replaced if approved. Jasper County Recorder Nancy Parrott is looking to have the county renew its contract with Columbus, Ohio-based Cott Systems for 36 months at $1,490 per month. Cott’s provides her office with software and hardware maintenance. Jasper County Maintenance Director Adam Sparks will present bids on carpet for the county assessor’s office. The low bid comes from Newton-based The Floor Store for the amount of $4,681.62.
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P&Z Commission to meet Tuesday The Newton Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Newton City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda items include a public hearing on site plan control ordinance amendments and subdivision ordinance amendments and establishment of a PZ Subcommittee to review accessory building regulations.
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Prayer gathering set for Tuesday The One Voice Community Prayer Gathering will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. All are welcome.
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Harkin: What government shutdown means for Iowans Editor’s Note: the following is a letter submitted to the Daily News over the weekend on the subject of the federal budget and the current disagreement between the Republican-led House of Representatives and the Democrat-controlled Senate on a concurrent resolution to continue funding government. To the editor: This fall Congress faces a number of decisions the outcome of which will have significant ramifications for the middle class and the economy. I’d like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update about the decisions and the impact they will have on Iowans. September 30, barring action by
Congress, funding for the Federal Government will lapse and many critical functions performed by the federal government will cease. That’s why earlier (Friday), with my support, the United States Senate passed legislation to keep the government open through mid-November. This legislation was passed without attaching any extraneous or controversial provisions. A government shutdown would have a real, negative impact on Iowa businesses, consumers, seniors and veterans. Not only would a shutdown unnecessarily cost taxpayers billions of dollars, but it would also deny many critical services to Iowans.
Among other things, federally supported early childhood centers will cease operation, Social Security staff will not be available to answer questions or accept new applications, national parks and monuments will close, small business loan applications will not be reviewed, and services for veterans and pay for the military will be delayed. In addition, America’s standing and reputation as a country that can govern and face its challenges head on will be impaired. In the five years since the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, Iowa communities have led our nation’s economic recovery. A government shutdown will be a
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I’m a pest too! Perhaps some tire of my frequent articles on the Emerald Ash Borer that is bearing down on Central Iowa. My cause is simply to make all aware of what we are facing. Check the species of trees in your yard, or along your street or throughout your community and rural area. If they’re black, white or green ash trees, their years are numbered. Remember, there is no known cure for an in- Sen. Dennis Black fected tree, for once the Iowa Senate District 15 exotic insect pest has entered the tree through the bark, the cambium will be encroached by the larvae, and girdling and irreversible damage with death to the tree is inevitable. On Monday I drove to Fairfield and Burlington to observe the onset of eventual devastation of these three species of trees, which tend to make up the majority of shade trees that were planted following the Dutch Elm disaster of forty years ago. In Fairfield, I could pick out the ones where vitality was compromised and advanced color change in the upper canopy foliage was evident. It was fairly easy to discern the healthy ash trees from the infected. In Burlington, it was an advanced story. The city has already been declared “infested,” and in certain parts of the community ash trees had been removed, or were marked for removal, and foliage vitality was such that the insect pest had already done its job on many I observed. No ash tree in the nation is immune from this scourge that probably made its way to America from Asia inside the wood of shipping crates. If you have ash trees, be proactive in their replacement. Unless a biological or chemical cure miraculously occurs, the trees are most likely doomed. The best that can be done is to enjoy the ash while it remains healthy, but start planning and planting replacements as soon as possible. Why not yet this fall? Or, no later than next spring. A plethora of shade tree species exist that you can plant now, and have a head start when the Emerald Ash Borer hits your yard. Encourage the city to do the same. I will not suggest who you purchase your trees from, but there are many private nurseries where you can obtain quality specimens in plastic containers or “balled and burlapped.” Key to the survival of new plantings is to dig a hole at least twice the size of the contained root system. Fill the hole with water to the surface, allowing it to entirely seep into the soil. Do that a couple of times to thoroughly saturate the site, and only then remove the tree from the canister, untangle the compacted and cramped root system for aeration, and then spread the roots evenly throughout the hole while having someone back-fill with the granulated soil. Your nursery person will be a valuable help in species suggestion and planting methods. But, above all else, no more monoculture! Select a variety of shade species, giving diversity to your yard and reducing the chance of another single-specie planting being wiped out by some yet unforeseen insect or pathogen. Any questions or comments, e-mail me at email@example.com, or call (515) 9758608.
setback to these communities and to the economy as a whole. Such a situation is not only unfortunate, it is wholly preventable. It is the obligation of Congress to build on that work and to simply keep the government open. I am hopeful that Congress can reach an agreement this weekend. Know that I will do all that I can to keep Congress focused on keeping our economy and our middle class moving forward. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact any of my offices in Iowa or in Washington, D.C. Tom Harkin United States Senator
The mystery of the missing dog collar Buddy loves his walks. He visits neighborhood dogs Shay, Chloe, Rosie, and Teddy, making sure he leaves his scent just on the other side of their fence where they can’t get at it. He chases cicadas and By Curt Swarm toads and, Guest Columnist if he should spot a rabbit or squirrel, tugs at his leash, stands on his back legs, and yips in a high-pitched squeal. Buddy is not a barker. Too cute with his black and white markings, and curled tail, he is a treat to be with. He actually smiles on these two-a-day walks. The neighbors get a kick out of Buddy, bending down to give him a pat and a behind-theear scratch. Rolling on his back for a tummy rub, Buddy is everybody’s buddy. When we got back to the house, as I took off Buddy’s leash, I noticed his collar was missing. “What the …? Was he not wearing his collar when I put his leash on? Did he slip out of his collar while on our walk, and I didn’t notice?” I keep his collar pretty loose
so if he gets hung up, he can slip out of it. “Buddy, where is your pretty, purple collar?” He cocked his head and looked at me with his eyes sparkling. If Buddy could only talk. The purple collar was Holly’s collar, and I’m sentimentally attached to it. Buddy has slipped out of his collar before, but it was readily found in the house. Mary and I searched the house over. No collar. Buddy seemed content to run around collarless, naked as a jay bird. We retraced our steps through the neighborhood. We asked the neighbors, “Have you seen a purple collar?” No one had. I have a 10-by-10-foot pen outside of a window, with steps on each side, so that Buddy (and previously, Holly) can go in and out. Holly is buried in the pen, and I have her grave covered with bricks and stones. Of course, Buddy is quite curious about the grave, and tries to dig around the stones. “That must be where the collar is!” The revelation was like a shot in the dark. I searched the pen thoroughly, praying to St. Anthony, the Saint of lost objects. Still, no collar. This went on for four days. I was about to call the vet to get a duplicate rabies tag made. The law requires all dogs to wear this
tag. The collar I could replace. It wouldn’t be as pretty as Holly’s purple collar, but any port in a storm. I heard Mary holler, “The collar!” She had just let Buddy in from his trip to the pen. I rushed to the window. There it was, all covered with dirt, the purple barely distinguishable. I had searched that pen quite thoroughly. Apparently, Ole Buddy Boy had buried his collar (he’s quite the digger), and then dug it back up. He looked at us, with his tongue lolling out, real pleased with himself. St. Anthony always comes through. Mary scrubbed the collar with hand soap, and the bright purple reappeared. There would be no “third-time-is-a-charm” with Buddy’s collar. It was obviously too loose. I tightened the collar down a notch and held it in front of Buddy. He extended his nose for me to slip it on, his tail wagging. He likes Holly’s collar. I checked the tightness. I can still put two fingers easily between the collar and Buddy’s neck, so he can squeeze out of it if necessary. I often wonder what Holly Dog would think of Buddy. Their personalities are as different as night and day. Their “link” is the purple collar and, of course, me. Thank God for dogs.
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Shut-down Continued from Page 1A from House Republicans to use a normally routine measure to attack “Obamacare.” If no compromise can be reached by midnight, Americans would soon see the impact of a government shutdown. National parks would close. Many lowto-moderate incomes borrowers and first-time homebuyers seeking government-backed mortgages could face delays. About 800,000 federal workers would be forced off the job without pay. Some critical services such as patrolling the borders, inspecting meat and controlling air traffic would continue. Social Security benefits would be sent, and the Medicare and Medicaid health care programs for the elderly and poor would continue to pay doctors and hospitals. Senate rejection would send the measure back to the House, where conservative Republicans want to delay by a year key parts of the new health care law and repeal a tax on medical devices as the price for avoiding a shutdown. A House GOP leader, Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, said the House would rebuff the Senate’s efforts to advance the short-term funding bill as a simple, “clean” measure shorn of antiheath care reform provisions. Since the last government shutdown 17 years ago, temporary funding bills
Chape Continued from Page 1A Currently, the city council is exploring and implementing several projects to build momentum in Newton’s economy. “All of those things I’ve always been an advocate of,” Chape said. “I guess the burning issue that I have is cleaning up the properties in the city
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known as continuing resolutions have been noncontroversial, with neither party willing to chance a shutdown to achieve legislative goals it couldn’t otherwise win. But with health insurance exchanges set to open Tuesday, tea party Republicans are willing to take the risk in their drive to kill the law, so-called “Obamacare.” “You’re going to shut down the government if you can’t prevent millions of Americans from getting affordable care,” said Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. A leader of the tea party Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, insisted the blame rests with Senate Democrats. “The House has twice now voted to keep the government open. And if we have a shutdown, it will only be because when the Senate comes back, (Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid says, ‘I refuse even to talk,’” said Cruz, who led a 21-hour broadside against allowing the temporary funding bill to advance if stripped clean of a tea party-backed provision to derail Obamacare. The effort failed. The battle started with a House vote to pass the short-term funding bill with a provision that would have eliminated the federal dollars needed to put Obama’s health care overhaul into place. The Senate voted along party lines to strip that out and sent the measure back to the House. The latest House bill, passed early Sunday by a near party-line vote of 231-
that have been vacated or not cared for.” At its last meeting, the council voted to purchase a report from the consulting company Buxton, which should give the town’s business leaders and economic drivers more insight into the retail market. The single dissenting vote was cast by at-large city council member Dennis Julius. Chape, who believes the Buxton report
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192, sent back to the Senate two major changes: a one-year delay of key provisions of the health insurance law and repeal of a new tax on medical devices that partially funds it. The steps still go too far for the White House and its Democratic allies. Senate rules often make it difficult to move quickly, but the chamber can act on the House’s latest proposals by simply calling them up and killing them. A senior leader vowed the House would not simply give in to Democrats’ demands to pass the Senate’s “clean” funding bill. “The House will get back together in enough time, send another provision not to shut the government down, but to fund it, and it will have a few other options in there for the Senate to look at again,” said McCarthy, the No. 3 House Republican leader. He suggested that House Republicans would try blocking a mandate that individuals buy health insurance or face a tax penalty, saying there might be some Democratic support in the Senate for that. On the other hand, Democrats said the GOP’s bravado may fade as the deadline to avert a shutdown nears. Asked whether he could vote for a “clean” temporary funding bill, Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, said he couldn’t. But Labrador added, “I think there’s enough people in the Republican Party who are willing to do that. And I think that’s what you’re going to see.”
will deliver on its promises, is running for Julius’ seat. “I’m very proud to be able to step in where he is stepping off,” she said. Chape said she’s met and has had talks with Julius, but if elected, she said she’s excited to be part of a governing body that has had a positive impact on the future of Newton. “I’m quite impressed with our current council,” she said. “I
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A leading Senate GOP moderate called on her fellow Republicans to back down. “I disagree with the strategy of linking Obamacare with the continuing functioning of government — a strategy that cannot possibly work,” said Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. McCarthy wouldn’t say what changes Republicans might make. He appeared to suggest that a very short-term measure might pass at the last minute, but GOP aides said that was unlikely. Republicans argued that they had already made compromises; for instance, their latest measure would leave intact most parts of the health care law that have taken effect, including requiring insurance companies to cover people with pre-existing conditions and to let families’ plans cover children up to age 26. They also would allow insurers to deny contraception coverage based on religious or moral objections. Tea party lawmakers in the House — egged on by Cruz — forced GOP leaders to abandon an earlier plan to deliver a “clean” stopgap spending bill to the Senate and move the fight to another must-do measure looming in mid-October: a bill to increase the government’s borrowing cap to avert a market-rattling, first-ever default on U.S. obligations. McCarthy appeared on “Fox News Sunday,” while Cruz and Labrador were on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Van Hollen appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
think our council is moving in the right direction. I also think there’s really strong collaboration between economic development group and the group under Frank Liebl.” Chape said those properties hurt the image of Newton and those wanting to reside in town or open a business could be turned away by the conditions of those properties. She said she supports Newton’s housing ini-
tiative which was introduced to the council at their last meeting. “I’m one of those people that wants to step up and join the team and continue the journey,” Chape said. Chape and all other candidates for City Council, including Evelyn George and Steve Mullan, are running unopposed. Mayor Mike Hansen is also making a bid for his seat and is unopposed.
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Family won’t pay deadbeat dad’s cremation expenses DEAR ABBY: I was divorced 14 years ago. Afterward, my ex, “Tom,” hid from me because he was afraid I’d have him arrested for not paying child support. Our son is a Marine, and the Red Cross notified him that his father was dying in a hospital on the East Coast. My ex’s aunt had contacted them to notify my son as next of kin. Tom had remarried, divorced again and had a girlfriend. He died a few days later. Nobody is willing to pay for his cremation. I asked his sister and aunt if we could split the bill three ways, even though I realize I’m not obligated. They refused, even after being told the remains would be deemed “unclaimed.” The county would dispose of him as an indigent drifter. Their excuse was they hadn’t heard from him in several years. I told them they were preaching to the choir, since I was the one he hid from. I do not resent my ex because I realize his death was as unpredictable as his life. But I do feel bitterly taken advantage of. When I accused his relatives of false concern, they got angry at me. How can I demonstrate honor to my son by dishonoring his father that way? — ON THE SPOT IN CALIFORNIA DEAR ON THE SPOT: You are not the next of kin; your son is. Ask him what he thinks would be the appropriate way to handle his deadbeat dad’s remains. You made the effort to have the family pay for the burial, and that should show your son that you tried to honor his father. I don’t know how long it has been since your ex passed, but this is a case where the body could have been donated to a medical school. There is nothing dishonorable about that. DEAR ABBY: A friend who lives out of town asked me if she can stay with me for a few days. We often host each other. However, she also mentioned that she has a bedbug infestation. I could take precautions, but some friends have said it was nervy of her to even ask because it put me in an awkward position. I honestly would prefer she not come, but I feel guilty. Any advice? — POSSIBLE HOST IN NEW YORK
DEAR POSSIBLE HOST: Yes. Tell your friend you would love to see her, but in light of her revelation, you think it would be better if she stays in a hotel during this visit. And unless you are absolutely sure that her home and clothing are insect-free, entertain her away from your dwelling. Bedbugs can cling to EVERYTHING — suitcases, clothing, you name it. Hostess, protect thyself. DEAR ABBY: My husband died three years ago and I’m still grieving deeply. Time hasn’t made it easier; in fact, it’s getting more difficult. No one around me understands or even cares, for that matter. How do I find a good therapist? I don’t know what questions to ask to see if I can trust him or her with my thoughts, and if we would get along. Any suggestions? — DYING OF A BROKEN HEART DEAR DYING: A way to find a good therapist would be to ask friends and/or your doctor for referrals and explain that since your husband’s death your grief hasn’t lessened. Your state psychological association can also provide the names of members who specialize in grief counseling. Interview several prospective therapists. A question you should ask is how many patients with your problem he or she has successfully treated. However, the bottom line is whether you feel the therapist listens well and has the compassion to help you, which is as important as any diploma hanging on the wall. You’ll know when you meet someone you are comfortable with.
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Airfares down at Des Moines airport with Southwest Airlines DES MOINES — One year after Southwest Airlines began flying out of Des Moines, airfares at the airport are cheaper. The Des Moines Register reports Airport Director Don Smithey credits Southwest for the lower fares because other airlines adjusted prices to compete. The U.S. Transportation Department says Des Moines’ airfare fell 6.9 percent between the first quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013. That was the third-largest drop in the U.S. at a time when airfares were increasing in most places. Southwest began offering twice-a-day flights from Des Moines to Chicago last September. The discount airline added a daily flight to Las Vegas on Sunday.
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Local Christian bookstore isn’t just for Christians By Dave Hon Daily News Staff Writer For Larry and Julie Jones, who work full time elsewhere, owning Choices seems like it’s always been part of their plan. Choices is a Christian bookstore that’s been open since 2004. Even though Choices is a Christian store, Julie said it’s not a store solely for Christians. She said people from any walk of life can find something for themselves in the store. “We do sell non-Christian items as well,” Julie said. “We have some fair-trade merchandise. We have monthly specials that have really good discounts.” Jones and her husband, Larry, got the idea to open Choices in 2004 after talking with a counselor about another business. At the time, Newton had just seen the closure of another Christian
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book store, and they began disJulie said their customer base cussing some of the things that is very diverse, but they do have business did that were successful some people who come in reguand things they did that weren’t larly. successful. “We’re kind of a gift store,” “We walked out of that meet- Julie said. “So people come in ing thinking, ‘Hmm, how’d we when they’re looking for someend up on that topic,’” Jones said. thing. Either for a Bible study or “Then we had friends of ours a birthday gift or Christmas gift.” who knew we were thinking of Julie said they have a large card opening a business of some kind selection, so during special octhat also ran a local business in casions people will come in and town, and they called us up and purchase cards. Julie said her fasaid, ‘You know, I think this is vorite item in the store is the wall what you ought to do.’” art. Julie also said her employees After receiving so many sug- are diverse and come from several gestions from friends and the churches in town. community, Julie felt opening the Choices also has an online store was in God’s plan for her store with e-books for sale at and her husband. After hitting a choicestore.com. Choices is lobit of a wall when first opening cated on the square in Newton. and looking for a space, Julie said she started to question whether Staff writer Dave Hon may be contactopening a store was in their plan. Then, as those questions began to ed at (641) 792-3121, ext. 425, or at email@example.com. rise, they found a space.
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Looking Back in Newton’s History From the files of the Newton Daily News Compiled by the Newton Historic Preservation Commission 100 Years Ago This Week — Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 1913 E. M. Buckner’s Colored Ragtime Opera Singers gave their first entertainment at Lister’s Opera House Sept. 29. They apparently were well received by the house, which “encored [them] time after time.” The Daily News reviewer considered they put on a good comedy sketch and characterized their singing as excellent . . . It was announced on Sept. 30 that Newton will have another novelty-manufacturing works. (Note: Newton Manufacturing Company and Advertising Novelty Manufacturing Company (now The Vernon Company) were already making advertising novelties at this time.) J. M. Flitcraft, a St. Charles, Iowa man, set up shop in the rooms at the rear of the Western Stock Remedy Company. He will manufacture metal novelties in the Keystone Garage building . . . George Eggert, who resides just south of Newton, conducted a horse show Oct. 4 at the Feed Barn on 1st Avenue East. Eggert is one of the largest breeders and importers of fine horses in this part of the state. He offered $75 in prize money for the five best colts.
Dave Hon/Daily News Dave Hegstrom watches Tom Chandler as he picks an apple from a tree using an apple picker at Lee and Catherine Zmolek’s apple orchard on Friday. The Zmolek’s are pictured below in front of one the trees in their apple orchard. The Zmoleks invited the people of service at Progress Industries to their orchard to pick apples.
Orchard Continued from Page 1A The trees had low enough hanging fruit to where some could simply reach and grab an apple. Others had fun using the apple picker, with assistance. One man, Bob Tedrow, quickly climbed up the ladder and began passing apples down to other people. “The ones that do get up on the ladder are pretty courageous,” Lee said. Catherine said Lee, whose son Stewart is a person of service at Progress Industries, spends a considerable amount of time during the year taking care of the orchard. She
said they require a lot of pruning. When the buses from Progress Industries arrived, Catherine quickly showed everyone where the ripest apples were. “It’s just a joy to see the happy faces on the people,” Catherine said. Even though caring for the orchard takes time, Lee said his work on the orchard is more a labor of love. “I like serving. That’s what this whole thing is about,” Lee said. “I love the joy that’s in here,” Catherine added, motioning to her heart.
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Cardinals secure third at Nevada Invitational By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor
NEVADA — Newton’s Cardinals haven’t played at home much yet this season. They were on the road again over the weekend, taking third at the Nevada Invitational. This coming Saturday it will be Go Red. Newton hosts its NHS Invitational with several Little Hawkeye Conference foes coming in as well as others to the Cardinal court. Matches begin at 8:30 a.m. The Cardinals extended their winning streak to nine matches early Saturday at Nevada. They won all three pool play matches. They dealt out a 215, 21-8 loss to Madrid to begin the day. A warm-up to Tuesday’s Little Hawkeye showdown, the Cardinals knocked off Dallas Center-Grimes 21-10, 21-8. Newton, which is 3-0 in conference play, travels to DCG Tuesday. The varsity match is at 7:15 p.m. Finishing pool play, the Cardinals defeated Atlantic 21-19, 21-11. They advanced into the championship round of the tournament. It took two ranked opponents to halt the Cardinal run. Newton lost to Class 3A sixth-ranked Nevada 25-17, 25-19 and to 3A’s 13th-ranked Iowa Falls-Alden 25-23, 25-12. After going 3-2 in the Nevada tournament, the Cardinals are 16-6 — nine match wins away from a team goal of breaking the NHS season match-victory record. That record is
Hawks dominate for ﬁrst win By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor LIBERTY CITY — Two 0-4 football teams met Friday night in Class A, District 6 action. The Hawks were much better than the Warhawks. Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks doubled their offensive scoring output for the first four games of the 2013 season. They rolled up a 77-14 win over host Southeast Warren. The Hawks were dominant on both sides of the football. Senior running back Melieck Meyer had a breakout game. Meyer scored three touchdowns for the Hawks. He rushed for 128 yards on eight carries. One of his touchdowns came on a 54yard run. Eleven players carried the football for the Hawks. They amassed 412 yards rushing in the game. Sophomore Sage Ehresman was 3-of-3 passing for HAWKS See Page 2B
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Megan Pressgrove (left) blocks the volleyball at the net with Newton teammate Jennifer Ventling (8) in a home match this season. Over the weekend, the Cardinals went 3-2 for third place at the Nevada Invitational tournament.
24 match wins, which was accomplished in 2004. “We played some pretty good volleyball in pool play,” said Kim Florke, Cardinal head coach. “I would like us
to play ahead more, and not have to come from behind to win sets. When we play ahead we can relax, and play stress free. We are not doing that enough for my liking.”
Sydney Bergman and Megan Pressgrove prove to be strong setters Cardinals See Page 3B
Raiders spoil Cubs’ homecoming, win 49-20 By Dustin Turner Daily News Sports Writer NEVADA — It happens all the time. Two teams are locked in a close game until one big play happens, and everything snowballs. That’s exactly what happened for the CollinsMaxwell/Baxter Raiders in their 49-20 drubbing of Nevada’s Cubs on Friday night. The Raiders were ahead 21-7 following two strikes down the field from quarterback Zach Samson, — one to Austin Moorman and a touchdown pass to Bryce Kemp — but the Cubs were driving on the back of a strong running game and had the ball deep into Raider territory. That’s when the game was broken wide open. “The way our offense
Dustin Turner/Daily News Brady Stover (20), Hunter Gunderson (28) and O’Connor Austin (50) gang up to make the tackle for CMB in the team’s win at Nevada on Friday. The Raiders were able to subdue the Nevada running game en route to a 49-20 victory.
was really moving, we were feeling pretty good already, but that was really a turning point in the game,” CMB coach Rob Luther said of Kemp’s play. “They
were moving the ball, and all of a sudden Bryce is running the other way for us. Momentum changes, attitudes change. It was really an emotional booster
for us.” After a 16-yard rush off of the left tackle by junior RAIDERS See Page 2B
Newton loses edge in second half, drops game to Tigers By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — Halftime came Friday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium, which turned
out to be momentum changer. Newton’s Cardinals had visiting Grinnell on its heals in the first half. Grinnell’s senior quarterback Eli Dunne came in as the top-rated passer in Iowa
Class 3A. Dunne was sacked three times, knocked around quite a bit by a relentless Cardinal defense. Unofficially, Dune was 6-of-17 for 58 yards in the first half and no touchdown
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton’s Will Brock (50), Nick Glotfelty (44) and Zakk Weatherly (45) combine to bring down Grinnell quarterback Eli Dunne in the first half of Friday’s game. Dunne led the Tigers to a 60-35 win over the Cardinals at H.A. Lynn Stadiuim.
passes. It all shifted in the second half. Newton lost 60-35. T h e Cardinals used a Wood five-play, 56-yard drive to tie the game at 14-14 at the 1:12 mark of the second quarter. The 38-yard touchdown pass from junior Tyler Wood to junior Nick Easley allowed Wood to tie the NHS career touchdown-pass record. A minute later, Wood had the record. Colton Henson intercepted a Dunne pass on a fourth-down play, returning it 23 yards to the Tiger 38-yard line. Wood put the ball in the air. Easley went up and snatched away from two defenders for the touchdown. “We had them right where we wanted them at the end of the first half. We made the big play to put us up. We had all the momentum,” said Ed Ergenbright, Cardinal head coach. “They (Grinnell) didn’t really make any adjustments against us in the second half. “The same plays were working but we got stagnent. We lose our edge in games. It’s perplexing why it happens. We have to figure that
out.” Unfortunately, Dunne and the Tigers came roaring out of halftime. By the midway point of the third quarter, Grinnell had scored twice. On the first drive of the second half, Dunne hooked up with Christian Graham on a 65-yard scoring strike then he threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Lucas Honold. On both plays, Cardinal defensive players missed tackles and the Tiger receivers broke loose Three plays and out for Newton’s offense, plus the defense giving up big plays and factor in punts against a stiff southern wind, the Cardinals found themselves in a hole quickly in the second half. All the things they did not want to do against the high-flying Tiger offense in Class 3A, District 4 play, happened. Grinnell scored 26 points in the third quarter. Newton didn’t score. A 70-yard touchdown run by Bryce Lidtka opened the fourth period, putting the Tigers up 47-21. Newton responded with a nine-play, 88-yard march to the end zone. Tristan Peters’ run got the drive started with only the second first down of the half for the Cardinals. NEWTON See Page 3B
Monday, September 30, 2013
Aquagirls take third at Valley Invitational By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor WEST DES MOINES — Setting goals and reaching those goals are part of competition. “Our team goal going into Saturday’s meet was to place third. We did that,” said Sarah Patterson, head coach, after the NCMP Aquagirls competed in the West Des Moines Valley High Invitational swim meet. “Almost everyone on the team scored points, and there were many good swims by our girls. Some of the top relays and swimmers in the state were at at this meet, so it provided good competition.” Waukee edged out host Valley for first place, 514 points to 512. Newton/ColfaxMingo/Pella scored 330 points for third place. Lewis Central was fourth with 266, followed by Sioux City Metro with 188 points and Cedar Rapids Washington with 75. “Overall, it was a good meet for the middle of the season. We take on Marshalltown Monday night,” Patterson said. “Then we head to Ankeny Thursday, where I told the girls, we had better pack our bags with every intangible they can think of because it’s going to take a team effort to take down the Aquahawks.” Tonight, the Aquagirls swim against Marshalltown starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Newton YMCA. At the Valley Invitational, Sydney Jenkins, Sierra Griffith, Hannah Scotton and
Sara Martin combined for third place in the medley relay race, making the podium for medals. The NCMP B relay was seventh with the foursome of Rachel Prendergast, Hannah Rhoads, Emily Miller and Emily Forsyth. That gave the Aquagirls a solid start in the meet. The 100-yard butterfly was NCMP’s strongest race, according to Patterson. Samantha Hedrick paced the Aquagirls in the race, winning it just ahead of teammate Scotton. Carly Colville placed fifth. Patterson said freshman Emily Miller dropped two seconds off her seed-time in the 100-yard butterfly. Jenkins captured the second-place medal in the 100-yard backstroke. “The winner of the event was initially disqualified for staying under too long on her streamline, but then the official reversed his decision after the coach from Lewis Central complained,” Patterson said. “We all thought it was a clear case of violating the rules, but the official’s decision was final. At any rate, this was Sydney’s season-best swim, and she looked strong.” Martin climbed on the podium by placing third in the 100-yard breaststroke. She was joined by Griffith in fifth place. Patterson said it is great to have multiple girls on the awards stand in the same event. Miller, again, turned in a best time in an event, placing 10th in the breaststroke. Carly Colville stepped on the podium for fifth place in the 200-yard freestyle. Sarah Prendergast posted a personal-best time of
2 minutes, 11.97 seconds and placed 12th. In the individual medley, Martin was fourth followed by Rhoads and Sierra Griffith in eighth and 13th, respectively. Abby Jolivette dropped two seconds and won her individual medley heat to place 15th, earning team points. “Sarah Prendergast led the way for NCMP in the 500 placing ninth with a season-best 5:55.02,” Patterson said. “She keeps dropping a little more time every time she swims the event. I’m enjoying watching her get out after this race and want to own it.” The 400-yard freestyle relay ended the meet. The relay team of Rachel Prendergast, Carly Colville, Jenkins and Herick claimed fourth-place medals. The B relay team of Sarah Prendergast, Kira Hanson, Elizabeth Myers and Rhoads placed ninth. “We didn’t back down from the last event, in which multiple girls had season-best splits,” Patterson said. “First of all, I want to mention the split and mental toughness of Rachel Prendergast. She made some stroke adjustments from her individual 100 freestyle, and dropped almost two seconds on her relay split. I could coach this girl all day long. “Her relay placed fourth behind three of the fastest relays in the state right now. Our B relay team turned in a time of 4:05.44. This is a very fast time for a B relay. Hannah Rhoads went a 59.5 split, dropping under that magic-minute mark. She is a very hard worker, and this is a result of that work ethic and tenacity.”
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return for a 94-yard score, he had four receptions for 91 running back Chase Dobson, yards and two touchdowns, which put Nevada on the sixthe longest of which was a 38yard line, the Cubs put the footyard score early in the second ball on the ground. Wasting no quarter. time in seizing the opportunity, Samson was efficient with Kemp scooped up the rock and essentially everything he did slipped out of a tackle by quaron Friday. He was 11-for-14 terback Brandon Burke before throwing the football for 182 outrunning everybody and reyards and two touchdowns, turning it 94 yards to the house both to Kemp. Samson also to put the Raiders up 28-7. rushed 13 times for 134 yards, Following a missed field and he recorded four tackles goal attempt on the Cubs’ next on defense. He recovered a possession, Samson had three fumble for the Raiders, as well. bruising runs up the middle of Schabillion had nine carries the field to move the ball to the for 49 yards on the ground. 14-yard line. One more quarHe also recorded five tackles terback draw put the Raiders on the other side of the ball. in the end zone and ahead 35-7 Charles Robertson carried it going into the half. four times for 16 yards. MoorThings didn’t brighten up man caught four passes for much in the second half for 73 yards. Brad Ritter had a the Cubs. Despite celebrating six-yard touchdown catch, his Dustin Turner/Daily News lone reception on the day. Nate the school’s homecoming court with some big performances by CMB receiver Bryce Kemp sidesteps a Ne- Bishop threw one pass, and it defender on his way to the endzone. Kemp its band, the only team showing vada was the six-yard TD to Ritter. scored two touchdowns on offense and another up big on the field was CMB. on a fumble recovery in the team’s win over the Clayton Weltha led the The Raiders drove the football Cubs. Raiders with 10 total tackles. down the field yet again, and Not far behind was Austin senior running back Gabe SchabilOne of the keys for CMB was the O’Connor with nine. Jordan Coulion capped off a quick drive with an return of left guard Corey Morris, genhour had seven tackles. Moor11-yard touchdown run to put the according to Luther, solidifying the man and Hunter Gunderson each Raiders up 42-7. offensive line for the Raiders. had six. Brady Stover, Patrick Girard CMB would add one more “Zach really ran hard, and our of- and Logan Cory had four apiece. touchdown, and the team was able fensive line played really well. Now Jake Hennick and Chance Titus to play some of its sophomores down that our left side has two 300-pound- each had three. Junior kicker Joe Nisthe stretch. ers over there, it makes it easier to sen perfect on extra points, hitting all The win for the Raiders was push people around,” Luther said. of seven attempts. their second of the season following “We had single coverage most of This Friday, the Raiders return a heartbreaking loss in Maxwell to the night, and Austin and Bryce just home to Baxter to host Interstate 35 Prairie City-Monroe the week prior. went up and got the football.” in an intra-district matchup. CMB CMB came out with a purpose and Kemp had three touchdown in looks good for its first home win of the dominated from start to finish. all on the day. Besides the fumble season, facing a winless I-35 squad.
Hawks: Younger players step up in strong fashion Continued from Page 1B 87 yards — two of those passes were for touchdowns. Senior Zack Kaldenberg led the Hawk defense with four solo tackles and four assisted tackles. LynnvilleSully’s defense held the Warhawks scoreless for three quarters. The Hawks led 57-0 at halftime and 63-0 after three quarters. In a 42-point first quarter, Lynnville-Sully scored at will, including two punt returns for touchdowns by Bailee Samson and Caden Dunsbergen. “We got through that four-game stretch. The kids kept working and had the right mind set. They never quit,” said Mike Parkinson, Lynnville-Sully head coach. “We saw Friday night what we can do — how explosive we can be on offense. I love the attitude our guys bring to the field, both at practice and in games.” Parkinson said he expects those attitudes to be buoyed by the big win, as the Hawks prepare for this Friday’s Lynnville-Sully homecoming game against Pleasantville in Sully. The Hawks are 1-2 in Class A,
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Lynnville-Sully’s Zack Kaldenberg (right) listens to Hawk head coach Mike Parkinson along the sideline in an earlier game this season. Kaldenberg led the Hawk defense in a 77-14 win at Southeast Warren Friday.
District 6 play, 1-4 overall. “The Pleasantville game is a big one for us. It’s homecoming and it’s another district game,” Parkinson said. The Hawks moved Ehresman to quarterback and senior Brandon Dunsbergen to receiver. Meyer used his speed and quickness as a changeof-pace running back to fellow seniors Samson and Caden Doll out of
the Hawk backfield. Doll finished with 66 yards on six carries and Samson had 49 yards on three carries. Doll scored two rushing touchdowns. Samson caught two touchdown passes, plus had the punt return for a score. Ehresman rushed for a touchdown as did Caden Dunsbergen. T.J. Cunningham, a senior, had one catch for six yards. “Our first unit defense was only in together for a couple of series. We were able to play a lot of younger guys in Friday’s game. They stepped up and did a solid job on both sides of the football,” Parkinson said. Doll, Samson, and Daniel Zimmerman each scored a two-point conversion for the Hawks. Noah Engle kicked five extra points. Doll recorded three solo tackles and three assisted tackles, while Payton Scandridge made three solo stops and five assisted tackles. Caden Dunsbergen had three solo stops and six assisted tackles, and Noah Zylstra had two solo tackles and four assisted tackles. Blake Wehrle set up a touchdown with a fumble recovery and return. Erhresman recovered a fumble.
Sports Calendar Today Girls’ Swimming Marshalltown at NCMP, 5:30 p.m. High School Football Newton JV at Grinnell, 6 p.m. High School Volleyball Lynnville-Sully at Belle Plaine, 6 p.m. Van Meter at CMB, 7:30 p.m. Cross Country Colfax-Mingo, CMB at Nevada, 5 p.m. Tuesday High School Volleyball Newton at Dallas Center-Grimes, JV/9th matches 5:30 p.m., varsity 7:15 p.m. South Hamilston at Colfax-Mingo, 7:30 p.m. Pella at Pella Christian, 7:15 p.m. Saydel at CMB, 6:30 p.m. North Polk at PCM, 7 p.m. Cross Country Newton, Lynnville-Sully, Pella Christian, PCM at Knoxville, 4:30 p.m. Newton middle school at Knoxville, 4:15 p.m., Middle School Football Grinnell at Newton 8th, 4:30 p.m. Newton 7th at Grinnell, 4:30 p.m. Middle School Volleyball Newton 7th at Bondurant-Farrar, 4:30 p.m. Bondurant-Farrar at Newton, 4:30 p.m.
PCM moves to 2-0 in district with win at I-35 By Dustin Turner Daily News Sports Writer TRURO — Fresh off a big win to open district play against Collins-Maxwell/Baxter on Sept. 20, Prairie City-Monroe head coach Greg Bonnett said the team needed to treat the long ride down to Truro to face Interstate 35 as a “business trip”. His team seemed to get the message, effectively taking care of business with a 35-6 victory. The win moves the Mustangs to the top of the Class 2A, District 6 standings in a tie with Albia, which sits at 3-0. Senior Blake McWilliams shouldered the brunt of the yardage burden for the Mustangs with 150 rushing on 18 carries, but the scores were well spread out, with four different Mustangs scoring touchdowns. Zach Uhlenhopp continued to impress in his senior campaign with the versatility he exhibited. He ran the ball twice for 31 yards, caught two balls for 27 yards and a touchdown, and he returned a punt 47 yards for a score. Uhlenhopp also had a kickoff return that nearly went the distance, returning one 70 yards. Quarterback Logan Gilman threw the ball eight times, completing five passes for 84 yards and a touchdown. Jade Coleman rushed six times for 36 yards and a touchdown. Ronnie Marshall ran seven times for 43 yards and a touchdown. The Mustangs picked off three passes on the night. Clay Cooper, Ricky Reeve and McWilliams had those turnovers. Marshall and Ryan Jennings each recovered fumbles, as well. McWilliams led the team with 12 tackles, followed by Luke Pendroy with 11. Coleman had 10 tackles. Marshall recorded nine. Brandon Charls had eight tackles, and Luke Cummings had five.
Mustang girls go 1-4 at Nevada tournament By Dustin Turner Daily News Sports Writer NEVADA — Prairie City-Monroe was able to win one of its five matches at Satuday’s Nevada Inviational. The Mustangs lost 21-7, 23-12 to Iowa FallsAlden. Lexi Kain and Katie Vande Wall each delivered three kills for PCM. Cassidy Van Veen had seven assists. Abbi Gilson led the team in digs with eight. Kenzie Clarke picked up six digs. Gilson and Megan Winegar were 5-for-5, serving with Winegar having three aces. PCM dropped a 21-18, 23-21 decision to Carroll in pool play. Kain led with seven kills, and Gilson downed three. Van Veen had five assists. Clarke and Kayla Jennings each had three digs. Jennings was 6-for-6 serving with one ace. Vande Wall was 5-for-5 with an ace. In a three-set match against Clarke, the Mustangs picked up their only win of the afternoon, 2116, 24-26, 15-13. Kain delivered eight kills. Gilson had four. Van Veen contributed seven assists. Vos assisted on six winners. Kain led with four digs. Clarke picked up three. Winegar was 11-for-11 serving with two aces. Gilson served up two aces plus had four blocks at the net. PCM lost a three-set match to Atlantic, 25-22, 21-25, 18-16, in consolation round action. Kain’s 11 kills were tops for the Mustangs, followed by Gilson with seven. Van Veen had nine assists, and Vos made eight assists. Vande Wall took advantage of her serving opportunities, going 14-for-14 with four aces. Vos was 12-for-13 serving. Gilson had two blocks. Vande Wall blocked one. The Musttangs lost 25-15, 25-8 to Carlisle. Emma Williams was 5-for-5 serving with one ace, and Kain led in digs with six. PCM hosts North Polk Tuesday night.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Cardinals: Working to peak at the right time Eagles falter on the road Continued from Page 1B assisted blocks. Ventling her seven service aces against put up four assisted blocks. Madrid. Bleeker served five in non-district contest for the Cardinals. In the tournament, Pressgrove was credited with 41 set assists, while Bergman had 32 set assists. Michaella Bleeker, who leads not only the team but the Little Hawkeye Conference in kills, delivered 46 on the day. She had 12 against Atlanic and 10 against Nevada. Holly Vander Pol downed 15 kills, and Amber Karsten had 12 kills for the tournament. Bailey Beaderstadt had nine kills, Pressgrove had eight, and Jennifer Ventling had five kills. Beaderstadt made two solo blocks at the net and four assisted blocks. Pressgrove had one solo and six
Bleeker made one solo block and Vander Pol had one assisted block. “We had different people step up and play well at different times Saturday,” Florke said. “Megan served and blocked well in pool play. Michaela is hitting the ball well right now. We blocked the ball well with our middles. What we need right now is consistency out of all of our players.” Vander Pol was credited with 28 digs, followed by Karsten with 26, Bleeker with 25, and Kacy Cazett with 24. Pressgrove made 11 digs. Pressgrove had five of
aces, while Beaderstadt had four ace serves. Karsten had three aces, and Vander Pol had one ace serve. “We still have areas to improve on, and that is good, because we want to peak at the right time. We hope that is at the end of October to win the conference and regional play,” Florke said. “We look forward to going to DCG on Tuesday and continuing conference play. We handled them fairly easy on Saturday, but we know if will be tougher to beat them Tuesday. Our goal of winning a conference championship is still intact.”
Pella Christian volleyball plays in own tournament By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor PELLA — Following a 4-1 run in their own tournament Saturday, Pella Christian’s Eagles have evened their overall mark to 12-12. They were 2-11 a little over a week ago. The Eagles went 2-1 in pool play to advance into the championship bracket of the Pella Christian Invitational Saturday. The Eagles were seeded fourth in the championship round. Pella Christian finished the day with two three-set wins to claim a tie for second place in the tournament. They handed tournament champion, West Des Moines Valley High its only loss of the tournament. Pella Christian opened pool play with a 21-14, 1721, 15-11 win over Gilbert. Becca Gritters downed 11
kills to lead the Eagle net attack. Christa Veenstra made three blocks, and had three kills. Lauren Jungling delivered six kills and one block, while Hanna Beltman made four kills and two blocks. Jungling put up 15 set assists, and Abby Pleima had seven assists. Alyssa Starkey led the team with 14 digs, passing at a 2.3 rate. De Graaf had seven digs and Pleima had six digs. Veenstra served up three aces. The Eagles downed Knoxville 21-11, 21-14. Jungling served three aces, put down five kills, put up seven set assists and had 10 digs. Starkey had eight digs. Veenstra dealt out four kills. Grandview Park Baptist handed a 28-26, 21-18 setback to Pella Christian in the final pool match. Gritters had nine kills and one block at the net for the Eagles. De Graaf
delivered six kills, and had 10 digs. Beltman made four kills and two blocks. Jungling was credited with 15 set assists, and Starkey had 14 digs. In the championship round, Pella Christian pulled out a 25-19, 20-25, 15-12 win over Valley. Starkey came up with 20 digs, while De Graaf had 14 digs. At the net, Veenstra and Gritter each had five kills, Beltman had four kills and one block, and De Graaf had three kills and two blocks. Jungling was credited with 14 set assists. Gritters served two aces. The Eagles finished the day with a 25-22, 16-25, 16-14 win over Bondurant-Farrar. Jungling delivered 21 set assists, while De Graaf and Beltman pounded down eight kills each and Veenstra had seven kills and three blocks. De Graaf came up with 18 digs, Starkey had 17 digs, and Pleima made 13 digs
Newton: Wood, Easley set TD pass records Continued from Page 1B Wood, who was 9-of-16 for 220 yards on the night, had back-to-back passes to Peters and Deonne Harris to move Newton into Tiger territory. J.T. Thongvanh ripped off a 13-yard run followed by an 11-yard dash by Wood. Thongvanh pushed ahead five yards from the 10-yard line, and Joseph Banfield had the five-yard touchdown run at the 6:40 mark. Grinnell chewed up the next three minutes on a drive, capped by a one-yard scoring run by Lidtka. Lidtka finished with 223 yards on 20 carries. Dunne fired up 29 passes, completing 13 for 276 yards and three touchdowns. Wood’s school record for career touchdown passes went to 15, when he found Peters for a 25-yard scoring strike with 1:01 on the game clock. Grant Davidson kicked his fifth extra point of the night and it was 54-35. Wood eclipsed the previous holders of the NHS career mark, Doug Dietrich and Adam Rens, who both had 13 touchdown passes in their Cardinal careers. Wood tied a NHS record for most touchdown passes in a game at three. There are six players, who share the record. Easley also tied a school record with two touchdown catches in a game. He shares this honor with numerous former Cardinals. Newton had struck first in the district contest. On their second possession, the Cardinals needed just two plays to go 80 yards. Wood found a wide open Peters, who raced to the Grinnell 19-yard line. Wood scored on a 19-yard quarterback keep. The Tigers’ second possession was much like the first, three plays and punt. Ray Schroder had the first sack of Dunne in the opening possession then Jordan Travis pulled down the Tiger quarterback. Daquan Allen got the next one. With under three minutes remaining the first quarter, Grinnell had to punt for the third time. Peters muffed the
punt and Grinnell’s Griffin Reding recovered the football at the Newton seven-yard line. Dunne had a one-yard dive up the middle on third down for the touchdown. It was 7-7 with 1:14 on the first-quarter clock. A short pass to Garrett Jay, a missed tackle by the Cardinals, and the Tigers were at the Newton 45-yard line a minute into the second quarter. Lidtka took it from there to the end zone on the run. Newton began the tying touchdown march with 3:27 on the clock at its own 44-yard line. Wood hit Peters on a roll-out pass that got the Cardinals on Grinnell’s side of midfield. On a fourth-and-five play, Wood and Easley hooked up for the touchdown. It was another fourthdown play that gave the Cardinals the lead. Dunne and the Tigers went for it on fourth-and-two at the Newton 40. Hansen tipped the pass up in the air and hauled in the football, returning it to the Tiger 38 with 23 seconds before halftime. Wood found Easley in a jump-ball situation in the end zone, putting Newton in front 21-14 at the break. Thongvanh led the Cardinals in rushing, 52 yards on nine carries, followed by Wood with 49 yards on 16 carries. Peters caught four passes for 107 uyards and Easley had two for 76 yards. Harris made one catch for 32 yards. “We were really close to getting to him (Dunne) on pass plays in the second half like we did in the first half. You have to give them credit because they came out and made some plays,” Ergenbright said. “I probably shouldn’t have given them the wind in the third quarter, but I thought we could run the ball against them and get some stops.. I wanted the wind in the fourth quarter, expecting to have a lead or in a close. It didn’t turn out that way,” he added. Ergenbright said the wind
effected the kicking game (punts) “but it doesn’t effect run blocking and tackling.” Allen, senior defensive back, led the team with seven solo tackles and two assisted tackles. Senior linebackers Nick Glotfelty — four solos and six assists — and Will Brock — three solos and three assists — were next on the defensive list. Senior Levi Michener and sophomore Bryce Tish each had three unassisted tackles. Newton is 2-3 overall and 1-2 in Class 3A, District 4 play. The Cardinals travel to Dallas Center-Grimes for district play this Friday. Grinnell 7-7-26- 20—60 Newton 7-14-0-14—35 Newton — Wood 19 yd run (Davidson kick) Grinnell — Dunne 1 yd run (Mertens kick) Grinnell — Lidtka 45 yd run (Mertens kick) Newton — Easley 38 yd pass from Wood (Davidson kick) Newton — Easley 38 yd pass from Wood (Davidson kick) Grinnell — Graham 65 yd pass from Dunne( Mertens kick) Grinnell — Honald 23 yd pass from Dunne (pass failed) Grinnell — Lidtka 28 yd run (run failed) Grinnell — Mertens 65 yd pass from Dunne (Mertens kick) Grinnell — Lidtka 70 yd run (Mertens kick) Newton — Banfield 5 yd run (Davidson kick) Grinnell — Lidtka 1 yd run (Mertens kick) Newton — Peters 25 yd pass from Wood (Davidsion kick) Grinnell — Cline 64 yd run (kick blocked) Newton Grinnell 14 First Downs 17 40-148 Rushes/yds 35-302 220 Passing yds 277 368 Total Offense 579 9-16-0 Passing 13-29-1 1/1 Fumbles/lost 0/1 9-33 Punts/Avg. 4-44 3-18 Penalties 7-63 Individual Statistics Rushing: Newton-Thongvanh 9-52, Wood 16-49, Banfield 7-26, Peters 4-11, Harris 4-10. Grinnell-Lidka 21-220, Cline 2-70, Clark 3-15, Dunne 8-(-2). Passing: Newton-Wood 9-16-22-0. Grinnell-Dunne 13-29-277-1. Receiving: Newton-Peters 4-107, Easley 2-76, Constant 2-5, Harris 1-32. Grinnell-Honald 4-67, Lidtka 3-8, Jay 2-54, Graham 1-65, Mertens 1-65, Reding 1-12, Clark 1-6. Punting: Newton-Thompson 9-301 (33.4 avg.). Grinnell-Dunne 4-177 (44.2 avg.). Newton Defense Tackles (S/A): Allen 7/2; Glotfelt 4/6, Brock 3/3, Michener 3/1, Tish 3/0, Hansen 2/2, Travis 2/1, Weatherly 1/3, Bennett 2/0, Stanton 2/0, Exley 1/1, Wood 1/0, McCormick 1/0, Banfield 1/0, Schroder 1/0, Thongvanh 0/1. Quarterback sacks: Allen 1, Travis 1, Schroder 1. Interception: Hansen. Fumble Recoveries: none.
By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor SIGOURNEY — Dillon Branderhorst scored twice for Pella Christian’s Eagles in Friday night’s 40-21 loss to host Sigourney/Keota. Mason Howerzyl had the other touchdown for the Eagles. “I’m not discouraged. The guys are playing hard. We did a lot of good things tonight,” said Rich Kacmarynski, Eagle head coach. “Sigourney/Keota has a good team and run the single-wing offense, which was tough to stop.” The Savages took a 7-0 lead, but the Eagles responded with a 10-play drive, capped by a two-yard touchdown run by Branderhorst with 9:58 left in the second quarter. Sigourney/ Keota was up 13-7 and Pella Christian was on the march. “We had a strong drive going, and it was first down on their 20 but a holding penalty threw us out of our flow. We never got it back,” Kacmarynski said. “We also had a key interception in the second quarter.” The Savages took full advantage of the Eagle miscues, scoring another touchdown before halftime to lead 27-7. They took the second-half kickoff and scored the lone touchdown of the third quarter. Brandenhorst ran 14 yards to paydirt for the Eagles at the 7:52 mark of the fourth quarter, making it 33-14. Sigourney/Keota answered back with its final touchdown three minutes later. The Eagles mounded a fiveplay, 55-yard drive for a touchdown. Howerzyl plowed over the goal
line from four yards out for the score. Jacob Brouwer kicked his third extra point of the game for Pella ChrisVan Zee tian. Howerzyl rushed for 98 yards on 24 carries, and Miles Wichhart had 63 yards on 12 carries. Colten Collins threw for 51 yards, going 5-of-12 passing. Carson Dugger caught two passes for 16 yards, while Howerzyl had a 20-yard catch, and Jake De Ruiter had one reception for 15 yards. Zach Van Zee racked up 10 solo tackles and two assisted tackles for the Eagles’ defense. David Kacmarynski had eight solo stops. Howerzyl had four solos and two assisted tackles. Cooner Milligan had four unassisted tackles. The loss dropped the Eagles to 3-2. Earlier this week, Pella Christian was awarded a 1-0 win because of a forfeit ruling by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Prairie City-Monore had beaten Pella Christian on Sept. 7, but found out it allowed an ineligible player participate in that game, and reported it to the IHSAA. Pella Christian returns to Class 1A, District 7 play this Friday at home in Pella against Ogden. Sports editor Jocelyn Sheets may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 432, or at jsheets@newtondailynews. com.
Hawk volleyball team loses at home By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor SULLY — Home court was not kind to Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks last Thursday. The Hawks dropped a 25-9, 25-19, 25-18 decision to HLV in South Iowa Cedar League play. “Things just weren’t working well for us,” said Heather James, Hawk head coach. “We were slow to react on every play.” Kristal Beyer went 8-of8 from the service line, while Macy Lanser was 6-of-6 with one ace serve. Lysandra James and Lyndsay Terpstra each served 4-of-4. James had three kills and one dig for the Hawks. Jade Van Rees put up 10 set assists, plus had 10 digs. Terpstra made seven digs, Beyer had six digs, Lanser had four digs, and James had one dig.
HLV won the junior varsity match 15-25, 26-24, 20-18. Kristen Van Der Wilt served four aces for Lynnville-Sully. Brenna Lanser and Tierney Needham each had two aces serves. Jelissa Rosendaal made 12 set assists and had three kills. Brenna Lanser downed six kills, and Needham had five kills. Brenna Lanser had nine digs, followed by Rozendaal with eight, and Van Der Wilt and Needham with seven digs each. The Hawks split the freshman-sophomore match losing the first set 21-10, and winning the second set 21-13. Naomi Shinkle was 11-of-12 serving with six aces. Brenna Lanser had two kills, Rosendaal had four set assists, and Shinkle made three digs. Lynnville-Sully travels to Belle Plaine in league action Monday night.
Bulldogs hammer Tigerhawks in Ogden By Dustin Turner Daily News Sports Writer OGDEN — Colfax-Mingo’s football team suffered its third consecutive loss on Friday at the hands of the Ogden Bulldogs, 61-0. Despite starting the year with two big wins, the Tigerhawks have sputtered on both ends of the ball in district play, with each of their three losses coming by more than 40 points. Both sides of the ball have been struggling, but it has been the defense finding it difficult to keep opposing teams out of the end zone. The Tigerhawks have given up 67, 61 and 61 points in their last three games, respectively. Nate Smith was perhaps the most productive of the Tigerhawk players against the Bulldogs. He led the team with 41 receiving yards, while also making six tackles and recovering a fumble on the defensive end. Sophomore quarterback Jared Myers picked up 81 yards on 10-for-21 throwing the
football. He also ran the ball seven times for eight yards and recorded eight tackles from his defensive back position on defense. Jake Lietz, a sophomore running back and linebacker, rushed the ball seven times for 27 yards and caught five passes for 16 more yards. He was also second on the team in tackles with 10, including a sack. Alan Wheeler led the Tigerhawks with 11 tackles, nine of them solo. Also chipping in on the defensive effort was Jake Buehrer with eight. Blake Summy and Colin Lourens had four tackles apiece. Marcus Tmolonovic, Cameron Warner and Michal Deal each had three tackles. Senior Juan Gonzales had one rush for 25 yards, and he caught two passes for 12 more. Gonzales also recorded one solo tackle. Staff writer Dustin Turner may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 440, or at dturner@newtondailynews. com.
x 45’ bridge beams in the amount of $35,290.08 from Oden Enterprises Inc. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Pavement Painted Marking KAM Line Highway Markings....... ...................................$43,582.41 Vogel Traffic Services.................. ...................................$56,332.03 Iowa Plains Signing....$37,648.80 Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve the quote of $43,582.41 from KAM Line Highway Markings to do painted center line pavement marking. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON County Attorney, Mike Jacobsen, asked the Board to approve addendum of the Pro Law Contract which includes an upgrade for the program. The cost of the upgrade is $3,632.00. Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the addendum to the Contract between Jasper County and Thomson Reuters Elite at a cost of $3,632.00 for an upgrade to the Pro Law program. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Treasurer, Doug Bishop, presented to the Board for approval the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report and the Abatement of Outstanding Digital Telephone Taxes from 2001 and gave a report on 2014 projections for Local Option Sales Tax revenues. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report. YEA: STEVENSON, CARPENTER, BROCK Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the Abatement of Outstanding Digital Telephone Taxes from 2001. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Bishop told the Board that it is estimated that Local Option Sales Tax revenues is around $1,225,700.67 for 2014. Gary Stevenson presented a beautifully framed lithograph copy of the United States Constitution to the County on behalf of private local donors. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve the Board of Supervisors’ minutes for August 27, 2013. YEA: CARPENTER, STEVENSON, BROCK There were no Board appointments. Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to adjourn the Tuesday, September 3, 2013 meeting of the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Dennis Parrott, Auditor Dennis Stevenson, Chairman September 30
the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT FOUR, BLOCK SIX IN SAMUEL RICH'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF KELLOGG, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA. Street Address 422 FIRST ST. KELLOGG, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/29/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $ 57,307.42 Costs $ 1,312.00 Accrued Costs Plus Interest 5.625% OF $41,976.67 FROM 09/27/2012 Attorney HOPKINS, BENJAMIN W. (515)222-9400 Date 09/10/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 23, 30
EXCEPT the North Fifty feet thereof Otherwise described as: Lot 1 in the Subdivision of Lot 80, WEST NEWTON, in the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown by Plat Book B, at page 332, in the Office of the Recorder of said County, except the North 50 feet thereof. Street Address 426 S. 4th AVE. W. NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 11/12/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $76,778.11 Costs $1,215.27 Accrued Costs Plus Interest 6.5% OF $72,375.39 FROM 02/13/2013 Attorney MIZER DOUGLAS J. Date 09/03/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 30, October 7
WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL TWELVE MONTHS (OR SIX MONTHS IF THE PETITION INOF SHERIFF'S Monday,NOTICE September 30, 2013 CLUDES A WAIVER OF DEFILEVY AND SALE CIENCY JUDGMENT) FROM THE ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF Jasper County Sheriff Office THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY 2300 Law Center Drive IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO FOR JASPER COUNTY MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF STATE OF IOWA JUDGMENT IF THE MORTJASPER COUNTY SS GAGED PROPERTY IS NOT DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS 13-4128(1) YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A COURT NO. EQCV118111 ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY Special Execution DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION Plaintiff: WELLS FARGO BANK, AFTER THE SALE. THE PURN.A. CHASER AT THE SALE WILL vs Defendant: COMER, OSCAR BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE E.;- IN REM POSSESSION OF THE MORTDefendant: AND PARTIES IN GAGED PROPERTY. YOU MAY POSSESSION PURCHASE AT THE SALE. -IN REM You must serve a motion or anAs a result of the judgment renswer on or before 12th day of dered in the above referenced November, 2013, and within a court case, an execution was isreasonable time thereafter file sued by the court to the Sheriff of your motion or answer with the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, this county. The execution orat the county courthouse in Newdered the sale of defendant(s) ton, Iowa. If you do not, judgment Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be by default may be rendered sold is: against you for the relief demandParcel A and Parcel B in the ed in the petition. Southeast Quarter of the NorthIf you require the assistance of east Quarter of Section 21, auxiliary aids or services to parTownship 81 North, Range 19 ticipate in a court action because West of the 5th P.M., Jasper of a disability, immediately call County, Iowa, as appears in Plat your District ADA Coordinator at Book 970 at Page 672 in the Of1-515-286-3394. If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY fice of the Recorder of said Counat 1-800-735-2942. ty By: Street Address 8879 HWY 14 N., CLERK OF THE ABOVE COURT NEWTON, IA Jasper County Courthouse The described property will be of101 N. 1st Street, #104 fered for sale at public auction for Newton, IA 50208 cash only as follows: IMPORTANT: Date of Sale 10/29/2013 YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK Time of Sale 10:00 AM LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENPROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. TER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA September 30, October 7, 14 This sale not subject to redempNOTICE OF SHERIFF'S tion. LEVY AND SALE Property exemption: Certain Jasper County Sheriff Office money or property may be ex2300 Law Center Drive empt. Contact your attorney Newton, IA 50208 promptly to review specific provi641-792-5912 sions of the law and file appropriIN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT ate notice, if applicable. FOR JASPER COUNTY Judgment Amount $ 96,213.48 STATE OF IOWA Costs $ 1,972.96 JASPER COUNTY SS Accrued Costs Plus DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) Interest 6.5% OF $88,962.70 13-3895(1) FROM 01/10/2013 COURT NO. EQCV118293 Attorney Special Execution ERICKSON, DAVID M. Plaintiff: U.S. BANK, NATIONAL (515)288-2500 ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESDate 09/11/2013 SOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSeptember 23, 30 SOR TO LASALLE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MERRILL LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST LEVY AND SALE MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETJasper County Sheriff Office BACKED CERTIFICATES, SE2300 Law Center Drive RIES 2007-5 Newton, IA 50208 vs 641-792-5912 Defendant: MONAGHAN, IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DANIEL, -IN REM FOR JASPER COUNTY Defendant: SHAWNA MONSTATE OF IOWA AGHAN, CAPITAL ONE BANK, JASPER COUNTY SS USA, NA, MIDLAND FUNDING DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) LLC, LVNV FUNDING, LLC CAV13-3871(1) ALRY SPV,I, LLC, - IN REM COURT NO. EQCV118361 Defendant: AND PARTIES IN Special Execution POSSESSION Plaintiff: WELLS FARGO BANK, -IN REM N.A., As a result of the judgment renvs dered in the above referenced Defendant: GIERHAN, SCOTT; court case, an execution was isIN REM sued by the court to the Sheriff of Defendant: LATRICIA this county. The execution orGIERHAN; - IN REM dered the sale of defendant(s) Defendant: AND PARTIES IN Real Estate Property to satisfy POSSESSION, the judgment. The property to be -IN REM sold is: As a result of the judgment renLot Thirteen in Morning Sun Addered in the above referenced dition II to the City of Mingo, court case, an execution was isJasper County, Iowa, as appears sued by the court to the Sheriff of in plat Cabinet A, at page 620 in this county. The execution orthe Office of the Recorder of said dered the sale of defendant(s) County. Real Estate Property to satisfy Street Address the judgment. The property to be 206 DAVENPORT, MINGO, IA sold is: The described property will be ofParcel “A” in part of the North fered for sale at public auction for half of the Northeast Quarter of cash only as follows: the Northeast Quarter of Section Date of Sale 10/22/2013 Twenty-nine, Township Eighty Time of Sale 10:00 AM North, Range Twenty-one West Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENof the Fifth P.M., Jasper County, TER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA Iowa, as appears in the Plat of This sale not subject to redempSurvey of record in Book 1153, at tion. page 12 in the office of the Property exemption: Certain Recorder of said County money or property may be exStreet Address empt. Contact your attorney 1741 W. 132ND ST. N., promptly to review specific proviCOLFAX, IA sions of the law and file appropriThe described property will be ofate notice, if applicable. fered for sale at public auction for Judgment Amount $ 124,934.23 cash only as follows: Costs $ 1300.00 Date of Sale 10/22/2013 Accrued Costs Plus Time of Sale 10:00 AM Interest 9.65% OF $115,752.39 Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENFROM 08/25/2013 TER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA Attorney SAYER, BRIAN G. This sale not subject to redemp(319)232-3304 tion. Date 08/26/2013 Property exemption: Certain Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY money or property may be exSeptember 23, 30 empt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific proviNOTICE OF SHERIFF'S sions of the law and file appropriLEVY AND SALE ate notice, if applicable. Jasper County Sheriff Office Judgment Amount $ 186,505.18 2300 Law Center Drive Costs $ 1,239.96 Newton, IA 50208 Accrued Costs Plus 641-792-5912 Interest 3.875% OF $180,032.15 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FROM 07/05/2013 FOR JASPER COUNTY Attorney STATE OF IOWA ERICKSON, DAVID M. JASPER COUNTY SS (515) 288-2500 DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) Date 08/23/2013 13-4105(1) Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY COURT NO. EQCV117536 September 23, 30 Special Execution Plaintiff: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. vs Defendant: BURNS, JEREMY J. -IN REM Defendant: TRICIA R. BURNS – IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOTS 5 AND 7 IN BLOCK 9, EXCEPT THE SOUTH 13 FEET OF SAID LOT 7, IN OAK PARK ADDITION TO THE CITY OF COLFAX, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA Street Address 409 S. OAK PARK DR. COLFAX, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/29/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $118,980.52 Costs $2,239.24 Accrued Costs Plus Interest 6.375% OF $118,980.52 FROM 03/02/2012 Attorney ERICKSON, DAVID M. (515)288-2500 Date 09/10/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 23, 30
Public Notices September 17, 2013 Tuesday, September 17, 2013 the Jasper County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. with Supervisors Stevenson, Brock and Carpenter present and accounted for; chairman Stevenson presiding. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to open a public hearing for a construction permit application for a confinement feeding operation for Gregg and Larry Pleima. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON Gregg Pleima said that he and his brother were in the process of updating 11 year old facilities of their 4000 head confinement operation and thought it was a good time to expand. Kevin Luetters said that the site had been inspected by the County and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and everything was a go. There were no other public comments and nothing had been received by the Auditor. Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to close the public hearing. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to recommend approval of the construction permit application for a confinement feeding operation for Gregg and Larry Pleima to the Iowa DNR. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the master matrix. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve transfer order #1309 as follows: Transfer #.............................1309 Amount.......................$88,773.06 Funds transferred from....General Basic Fund Funds transferred to ...Secondary Roads Fund The transfer is required in order to receive State Road Use Funds. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve Board of Supervisors minutes for September 10, 2013. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON There were no Board Appointments. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to adjourn the Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Board of Supervisors meeting. YEA: STEVENSON, BROCK, CARPENTER Dennis K. Parrott, Auditor Dennis Stevenson, Chairman September 30 September 3, 2013 Tuesday, September 3, 2013 the Jasper County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. with Supervisors Stevenson, Brock and Carpenter present and accounted for; chairman Stevenson presiding. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to amend the agenda to set a public hearing date for a confinement feeding construction permit application. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to set a public hearing for Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jasper County Board of Supervisors Office of the Jasper County Courthouse. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Nichole Brua-Behrens representing Jasper County Empowerment presented to the Board the Early Childhood Iowa Local Area Annual Report and informed the Supervisors that Jasper County Empowerment was being dissolved and a new three County Empowerment program made up of Jasper, Poweshiek and Marion Counties was being formed. Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve the Jasper County Empowerment Annual Report for the period beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON Community Services Director, Jody Eaton, asked the Supervisors to approve the Bylaws of the Central Iowa Community Services Board of Directors. The Bylaws will govern the activity of the new Mental Health Region. Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the Bylaws of the Central Iowa Community Services Board of Directors. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Information Systems Director, Celia Robertson, presented to the Board quotes for the telephone and internet conversion and they are as follows: Iowa Network Services Courthouse 30 Mb Fiber Build...... .....................................$ 641.00 PRI T1 Primary Rate Service....... .....................................$ 697.44 Totals...........................$1,338.44 Courthouse 20 Mb Fiber Build...... .....................................$ 471.00 PRI T1 Primary Rate Service....... .....................................$ 697.44 Totals...........................$1,168.44 Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the quote from Iowa Network Services for a Courthouse 30 Mb Fiber Build and PRI T1 Primary Rate Service in the amount of $1,338.44. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Pam Olson from the County Engineer’s Office presented to the Board quotes for bridge beams and pavement marking as follows: 48 pcs. HP10 @ 42# x 45’ = 2,160 L.F. bridge beams Oden Enterprises Inc..$35,290.08 Husker Steel...............$37,152.00 Skyline Steel..............$37,648.80 Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the purchase of 48 pieces HP10 @ 42# x 45’ bridge beams in the amount of $35,290.08 from Oden Enterprises Inc. YEA: CARPENTER, BROCK, STEVENSON Pavement Painted Marking KAM Line Highway Markings....... ...................................$43,582.41 Vogel Traffic Services.................. ...................................$56,332.03 Iowa Plains Signing....$37,648.80 Motion by Carpenter, seconded by Brock to approve the quote of $43,582.41 from KAM Line Highway Markings to do painted center line pavement marking. YEA: BROCK, CARPENTER, STEVENSON County Attorney, Mike Jacobsen, asked the Board to approve addendum of the Pro Law Contract which includes an upgrade for the program. The cost of the upgrade is $3,632.00. Motion by Brock, seconded by Carpenter to approve the adden-
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-3910(1) COURT NO. EQCV117340 Special Execution Plaintiff: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP vs Defendant: GANNAWAY, NICK J. A/K/A NICHOLAS JOSEPH GANNAWAY; SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER; - IN REM Defendant: SPOUSE OF AMY L. GANNAWAY A/K/A AMY LYNETTE GANNAWAY AKA AMY LYNETTE SALASBERRY, IF ANY; WALNUT CREEK RESIDENTIAL COOPERATIVE; - IN REM Defendant: AMY L. GANNAWAY AKA AMY LYNETTE GANNAWAY AKA AMY LYNETTE SALASBERRY; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A.; LOIS VROOM, P.C.; - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lot Five in Block “K” Emerson Hough Place, Number 2, in the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown by Plat Book E, at page 92 in the Office of the Recorder of said County Street Address 811 E. 13TH ST. N., NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/22/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $ 106,880.31 Costs $ 1,461.00 Accrued Costs Plus Interest 5.625% OF $81,904.49 FROM 12/12/2011 Attorney HOPKINS, BENJAMIN W. (515)222-9400 Date 08/26/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 23, 30 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-4099(1) COURT NO. EQCV117655 Special Execution Plaintiff: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRY WIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. vs Defendant: ROSE, SHANE D. -IN REM Defendant: ROSE, CHRISTINA M. - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT FOUR, BLOCK SIX IN SAMUEL RICH'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF KELLOGG, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA. Street Address 422 FIRST ST. KELLOGG, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/29/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $ 57,307.42 Costs $ 1,312.00 Accrued Costs Plus
NOTICE TO CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF NEWTON AND TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE OWNED BY THE CITY OF NEWTON, LOCATED IN FOUNTAIN HILLS ESTATES, FIRST ADDITION, THE CITY OF NEWTON, IOWA The public is hereby notified that the City of Newton is offering for sale property located in the 900 through 1100 blocks of W. 22 St S. and the 2000 through 2100 block of S 11 Ave. W, legally described as Fountain Hills Estates, First Addition, Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20, City of Newton, as they appear in Book A, Page 569, as recorded in the office of the County Recorder of Jasper County, Iowa. The public is further notified that at a meeting of the City Council of Newton, Iowa, to be held on the 7th day of October 2013, at 6:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 W. 4th St. S., the City Council will hold a Public Hearing on acceptance of purchase proposals and redevelopment agreements or any other proposal for all or part of the above described property. At that time, interested persons may be heard in favor of or in opposition to the sale of said real estate, its sale price, or redevelopment proposals. Terms of the proposed sale would be cash upon receipt of a Quit Claim Deed from the City of Newton, Iowa. The City of Newton and its City Council will accept proposals prior to and at said Public Hearing. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any proposals for any or all of the lots for sale and to select the proposal which is in the best interest if the citizens of Newton. Katrina Davis, City Clerk September 30 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-3882(1) COURT NO. EQCV118079 Special Execution Plaintiff: HEWITT, CHARLES ALAN vs Defendant: CHANEY, MIKE – IN REM Defendant: AND JERRICA CHANEY -IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lot 2 in Block 1, as shown by Plat recorded in Book 130 at page 45 and all of the North half of David Street lying between Lot 2 in Block 1 and Lot 1 in Block 8, all in the City of Baxter, Jasper County, Iowa. Street Address 211 N. HIGH STREET, BAXTER, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/22/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $ 25,546.72 Costs $ 325.54 Accrued Costs Plus Interest N/A Attorney NUZUM, BRUCE (641)792-3614 Date 08/23/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 23, 30 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-4145(1) COURT NO. EQCV118240 Special Execution Plaintiff: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION vs Defendant: CLEMENT, RANDYL.;- IN REM Defendant: PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM Defendant: UNKNOWN SPOUSE IF ANY OF RANDY L. CLEMENT -IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lot One in the Subdivision of Lot Eighty, West Newton, in the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown by Plat Book B, at page 332, in the Office of the Recorder of said County, EXCEPT the North Fifty feet thereof Otherwise described as: Lot 1 in the Subdivision of Lot 80, WEST NEWTON, in the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown by Plat Book B, at page 332, in the Office of the Recorder of said County, except the North 50 feet thereof. Street Address 426 S. 4th AVE. W. NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 11/12/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropri-
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-4091(1) COURT NO. EQCV118285 Special Execution Plaintiff: NATIONWIDE ADVANTAGE MORTGAGE COMPANY vs Defendant: KRULL, KIRK LOUIS A/K/A KIRK KRULL – IN REM Defendant: AND MICHAEL ALLEN KRULL – IN REM Defendant: AMY SUSAN KRULL, HUSBAND AND WIFE, ROBERT HUTT AND VERNA HUTT, HUSBAND AND WIFE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, -IN REM Defendant: AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION – IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Lot 1 of the Subdivision of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter Section 32, Township 78 North, Range 19 West of the 5th P.M., Jasper County, Iowa, as appears in Plat recorded in Plat Book E, Page 250 in the Office of the Recorder of said County, except Parcel A located in said Lot 1 as appears in Plat recorded in Book 970, Page 615 in the Office of the Recorder of said County. Street Address 2307 REPUBLIC WEST MONROE, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 10/29/2013 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA Redemption: After the sale of real estate, defendant may redeem the property within 1 YEAR REDEMPTION Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $ 164,270.14 Costs $ 1,613.00 Accrued Costs Plus Interest 7.25% OF $164,270.14 FROM 05/22/2013 Attorney ELKIN, DAVID R. (515)244-3188 Date 09/09/2013 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY September 23, 30 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT OF JASPER COUNTY EQUITY NO: EQCV118486 ORIGINAL NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION U.S. Bank National Association Plaintiff, vs. Chad Alan Lowe; Parties in Possession; Unknown Spouse (if any) of Chad Alan Lowe, et al. Defendants. You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of this court naming you as a defendant in this action. The petition was filed on July 24, 2013, and prays for foreclosure of Plaintiffs mortgage in favor of the Plaintiff on the property described in this notice and judgment for the unpaid principal amount of $$117,374.64, with 5% per annum interest thereon from December 1, 2012, together with late charges, advances and the costs of the action including (but not limited to) title costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, as well as a request that said sums be declared a lien upon the following described premises from April 23, 2010, located in Jasper county, Iowa: Lot 2 of Final Plat South Town Estates Plat 3 in the City of Prairie City, Jasper County, Iowa, as appears in Plat Cabinet A, at Page 658 of the Office of the Recorder of said County , commonly known as 501 West Meadow Drive, Prairie City, IA 50228 (the “Property”) The petition further prays that the mortgage on the above described real estate be foreclosed, that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment and for other relief as the Court deems just and equitable. For further details, please review the petition on file in the clerk's office. The Plaintiffs attorney is Jason D. Bahnsen, of South and Associates, P.C.; whose address is 1245 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120, West Des Moines, IA 50266. NOTICE THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORECLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPTLY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UINLESS YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL TWELVE MONTHS (OR SIX MONTHS IF THE PETITION INCLUDES A WAIVER OF DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT) FROM THE ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY. YOU MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE. You must serve a motion or answer on or before 12th day of
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 13-4128(1) COURT NO. EQCV118111 Special Execution Plaintiff: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. vs Defendant: COMER, OSCAR E.;- IN REM Defendant: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION -IN REM As a result of the judgment ren-
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 9am-5pm DMACC Newton Campus, Room 213 TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR:
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Rock Communications specializes in the production and printing of high-impact, full-color retail insert ads. We are currently looking for candidates for a full-time Maintenance Technician and a part-time Truck Driver at our Newton, Iowa, operation. Maintenance Technician (Nights) Duties include: Perform preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance and troubleshooting of printing, bindery and prepress equipment. Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills, basic math, computer, and communication skills are essential. Completion of maintenance program at vocational/ technical school or recognized apprenticeship program in industrial mechanical maintenance desired. Printing industry experience preferred. Truck Driver (Part Time) Responsibilities include truck driving, loading/unloading trucks, verifying and packaging of freight, and delivery from our Newton facilities and within the local area. CDL Class A preferred with air brakes endorsement and driving experience required. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. EOE. Apply online at careers.rockcommunications.com OR in person at 1117 E 14th Street North in Newton.
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Newton Daily News
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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
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.
LARGE SPECIAL Philodendron plant on trellis or can hang $10, Year 2012 Country Living Mags & extras $3, 17 Joyce Meyer CD's $1.50. 792-6879
STEEL PIPE, cable, rerod, all-thread rod, angle iron, trailer house frame 34' long, old Chevy wheels & parts, 16.5-8 bolt truck wheels w/tires, new complete gasket set for S.B. Chevy. 641-793-2955
1999 LANDAU by Georgie Boy, Class A 32', 1 slide, Ford V10, 38,000 miles, clean, 2 roof airs, 2 furnaces, awning, Gen TV leveling jacks air ride on front, 50 amps, and back up camera. $19,000 641787-1009
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, $13,000. Call 641-7924935
1999 GRAND Marquis GS 140K, V8, $1000 Firm, Great car inside and out, selling as I prefer a smaller car, have owned only 2 months..Trade in an option. 641-714-9464
2 PAIR (4 panels) curtains each panel 48x84 floral patterns on black back ground $20. 641-792-4878
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2 SLEEPING bags $7.50 ea., men's insulated snow suit (like new) $10, 2 padded kitchen chairs $8 or 2/$15. 641-792-9912
A beautiful newly renovated property, private offices, with shared amenities, shared staff, and shared synergies. If you are interested in “Being Green” you will want to check us out. Hawkeye Stages 641-792-3232 Rick or Melissa for more information HOUSE FOR rent in Newton, newly remodeled, 2bdrm, new appliances, basement waterproof system, references required, Teacher Discount, No pets 515-210-4142 NEW 2BEDROOM ground floor duplex, easy access w/garage, stove & fridge. $485, references. 641-7924388 ONE BEDROOM, ONE Bath Upper-Level Condo. Includes One-Stall Garage. $525/Month + Utilities & Deposit. 319-350-4507 SMALL 1 BEDROOM house, all appliances including washer/dryer. No pets. $385 per month plus deposit. 275-9342 SPECIAL PRICE Would you pay $1 for your 1st months rent? Then receive the th 13 month FREE! 641-792-3443 No Pets (CIRHA Accepted)
4 KANSAS Speedway tickets. Oct. 5 Nascar Nationwide Series $75 ea. Oct. 6 Nascar Spirit Cup Series $125 ea. 641-521-6569 4 TIRES P265-70R-16 $150 obo. Honda Ex Scooter-Electric $125 obo. 792-2143 4000 WATT 8 hp generator $400. 641-792-4858 50 CALIBUR Knight rifle, muzzle loader, T-bolt with case $275 obo. 641-5213839 BERKLINE BURGUNDY full size leather sofa, reclines on both ends, in new condition $300 obo. 641521-7972 BUNK BED & chest, oak, sturdy, nice $150 641-7926351 FENTON BASKETS – 2 White milk glasses w/ruffled edge - $10 each or 2 @$15, 1966 Metal Snoopy in the Music Box $15, Glass Baskets – small to medium size – etched design some are fluted on top $7 each or 3 at $20, 1991 Long Berger Basket Story $15. 792-8017 GREEN BAY Packer's Coat (Large) $75 obo. 641417-8078 LARGE FISHER Price outdoor playhouse 3'x4'x4' tall, nice condition $60, Little Tikes sandbox with sand and toys $20. 791792 anytime.
MATTRESS – box spring set, twin size, clean, good cond., $90 641-792-6351 MAYTAG TRUCKS #2 – 1917 “Model T” #3 – 1948 Semi - $40 each or 2 at $75. Pampered Chef Ginger Bread House Kit #1800 Train Kit – Never been used – New in box $15 each or 2 at $25, Maytag 1935 Canopy Express Mason Car $35 each or 2 at $65. 641-275-7600 SCOTTS GRASS & fertilizer spreader $20 obo. Old boring bar for boring engine cylinders, complete in case, steel pipe, cable, rerod, trailer house frame, 8ft wear edge for blade $20. 641-793-2955
2007 32 FT Jayco Eagle travel trailer w/front kitchen. 2 super slides, king size bed. Full size sofa bed. Table makes into bed. Lots of kitchen cabinets including full size pantry, coat closet and double closet in bedroom. Very good condition. New tires. One owner. Nonsmokers. Never had pets in it. Always covered in winter. Includes stabilizer/sway bar. $15,500 OBO. Call 641236-0133 for appointment to see.
SLEEP NUMBER bed (twin), new bed frame. 641-521-3607 SNOW TIRES (4) Chrysler/Mopar Nokain – 225/55 R17. Mounted on American racing wheels/mags brushed aluminum winter studded $200 obo. 503-640-1860
SNOW WAY V Plow- one ton truck mounting, new cutting blade. $4,000. 641792-4332 SONY SOUND system, only 1 ½ years old, 4 small, 1rectangle, and 1 floor speaker, $75 for all. 641569-3586 WOMEN'S XL Suede Jacket like new $10, Men's dress slacks 34x32 2pr $5 ea., Table mount shop grinder $20, Utility pump $20, 2 lamps w/pewter trim $20 for pr, White stove hood w/lite like new $15, Dirt Devil cordless stick vac. $8, 2 trailer hitches w/ball $20 ea., Bread maker $20 obo, Louvered tailgate for full size plu $150 obo. 641-831-9571
1951 CHEVY Pick Up, ½ ton, 350 engine, 350 tranny, PS, PD brakes, Black, $10,500. 641-792-4541
1968 BLUE Ford Mustang Convertible. 60,000 miles, 289 Automatic. 641-7924481 or 641-521-7813
1997 FORD Conversion Van. Heavy ½ ton, great for towing. New front end and front tires. Runs great. $2400. 515-778-2792 1999 ARTIC Cat 4-wheeler ATV, like new, runs great! $1950. 641-831-3821. No calls after 8 pm. 1999 CHEVY Corvette, red, convertible, automatic, 71,000 miles, Corvette canvas fitted cover, excellent condition, must see!! $23,500 Please call 641831-3042
1999 HARLEY Davidson XL CH Sportster, red & black, runs good, 24,000 miles, $4000 call for details, after 2:30pm 641521-7165
2002 Ford Mustang: $3900 Silver, 2-door. 3.8L V6 engine 4 speed automatic. Power door locks, windows, mirrors and driver's seat. AC, tilt wheel, and single disc CD player & AM-FM radio. New in 2013: 4 tires (rear are snow tires), Interstate battery and rear brake pads. Clean interior. Purchased this car one year ago and have driven it only 1,500 miles. 207,000 miles. All reasonable offers will be considered. 641-831-8250 (Newton)
2002 GRAY, extended cab Chevy Silverado. Fully loaded with towing package, leather, heated seats, automatic seats, mirrors, etc. 207k miles and some very minor dents/scratches. Engine runs perfect. Recently fully detailed and new battery. $7,000 OBO. Contact Cody if interested at 515-681-1373
TWO Taurus SHO's. 1993 Ford Taurus SHO: 81200+ one owner miles. Manual 5 speed overdrive transmission. All options except sunroof. Ultra red crimson color. Very clean, good to excellent condition. Included owners manual, Ford repair manual, Chiltion repair manual, purchase papers, repair records, original floor mats, and 1993 magazine articles. Vehicle is ready to drive anywhere. 1995 SHO: Parts car with lots of good parts. Bad engine and automatic transmission. Good Body, glass, wheels, and more. Asking $5900 for both cars. 641791-2220.
DAEWOO-DD802L DOZER $20,000. 641-792-4332
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
Astrograph Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Before you go to bed tonight, command yourself to remember your dreams. They are not neural babble; rather, their significance crosses many layers of consciousness weaving netlike from the collective to the individual and back again. Dreams get more interesting as Mercury and Neptune align to infuse imagination with new fuel. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 1). Your birthday brings confidence and clarity. A dry spell will end this month, and you’ll feel a fresh flow of excitement visit your realm of personal relationships. November pleasantly changes the direction of your work. Sell something of high value and reinvest in January. You’ll give an acceptance speech in March. Taurus and Gemini people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 10, 48, 17, 41 and 39. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You could worry about things not under your control, or you could channel that energy into the things
you can do something about. More than likely, you’ll do a little of both. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). A person doesn’t have to be lying to be totally wrong. There is a lot of misinformation in the world. Try not to read too much into the exchange of bad information. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21). The work you did last week is only now starting to be recognized by those whose opinions matter to your future. More than compliments, you want advancement -- and that’s just what you’ll get. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). People present the side of themselves that they want you to see and believe. You’re too keen to take that as the whole truth. You’ll see through the cracks of the fa‡ade and address the reality. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll be concerned with the larger implications of your activities. If a practice makes you skillful,
blameless and happy, it’s something worth pursuing. If it brings a lot of garbage and politics into play, it’s not worth pursuing.
ramifications. Learning more effective coping skills could actually help you live longer and will certainly help you live better.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Seize the moment of silent reverence offered you. “No more words. In the name of this place we drink in with our breathing, stay quiet like a flower, so the nightbirds will start singing.” -- Rumi
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’re in a different place in your life than some of the people who are around you today, which is precisely why you have a lot to offer one another. The gift of a different perspective cannot be underestimated now.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). A person who doesn’t know what good is cannot be happy. Your conscience may keep you from following a hedonistic path, but ultimately joy is better than pleasure. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Call the expert, Google the question on your mind, ask your mom. Do your research first, before you decide on a plan of action. Research will tell you what is not even worth pursuing. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Stress may be a fleeting reaction to the moment, but it also has long-term health
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You like that people younger than you have things that weren’t available to you growing up. But sometimes younger people teaching the older ones can bring an unsettling dynamic. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). There are things that are richer than power and privilege, but sadly some people lack the ability to experience them or even believe they exist. That’s why your compassion is a muchneeded force in the world. COPYRIGHT 2013 CREATORS.COM
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