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School board to hear from department heads, discuss enrollment
OBITUARIES Lester H. Evans, 78 Doris Lou Speir, 89 Ernest W. Wallace, 71
By Ty Rushing Daily News Staff Writer
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News The Newton Cardinal Regiment performs recently during a home football game. The Cardinal Regiment will perform Saturday at ValleyFest in West Des Moines.
NHS Cardinal Regiment wrapping up contest season
Review of JCCA’s season opener
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sic Association assigned Newton to the Pella site for state competition. “We will be marching at the State Marching Festival in Waukee this year instead of at Pella,” Beerends said. “We requested the change because we also march at the Waukee Marching Invitational that same evening and it saves us some travel time.” The Cardinal Regiment marches at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Waukee Stadium for its state competition appearance. Its marching time for the Waukee Marching Invitational in the evening has not yet been announced. Daily News Editor Bob Eschliman may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 423, or at email@example.com.
Dave Hon/Daily News Mark Thayer of the Newton Clinic speaks about the past, present and future of the Newton Clinic at the Newton Development Corporation’s Salute to Business and Industry. Other presentations were given by employees of the Vernon Company and Hawkeye Stages.
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Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District’s Board of Education will provide the board with updates from the district’s non-education related department heads, an update on enrollment and several action items. NCSD Maintenance Supervisor Jack Suttek, NCSD Technology Supervisor Chris Bieghler, and NCSD Transportation Supervisor Curt Roorda will each give a report. According to the agenda, Suttek will discuss the district’s facilities, Beighler will discuss technology within the district, and Roorda will provide an update on bus driver training. In his report, Superintendent Bob Callaghan will discuss the district’s enrollment count, which was done on Oct. 1. During the Sept. 23 meeting, Callaghan said student enrollment sat at 3,073. Last year’s figure was 3,051 according to the Iowa Department of Education. SCHOOL BOARD See Page 5A
Miss Iowa, Miss Iowa Teen USA pageants return to Newton By Ty Rushing Daily News Staff Writer This Saturday and Sunday, Newton will once again host the Miss Iowa USA and Miss Iowa Teen USA pageants. Libby Watkins, assistant state director for Future Productions, is excited to bring this event back to Newton. “The Miss Iowa USA and Miss Iowa Teen USA pageants are thrilled to be back in Newton for the third year,” Watkins said. It is wonderful to bring such a high profile and internationally recognized event back to the community of Newton. Thanks to Newton High School, local hotels, local restaurants, and the support of the Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau, we are happy to have found a home for our state pageant.” The show will be held in Newton Senior High School’s Center for Performance and tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Saturday’s preliminary round start at 8 p.m. and the final round takes place at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Watkins gave some insight as to what Newtonians can expect from the show. PAGEANTS See Page 5A
Craig Thorson has two military families By Ty Rushing Daily News Staff Writer
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The Newton Senior High School marching band will conclude one of its most successful seasons ever next weekend at State Marching Band Competition and the Waukee Marching Invitational, both to be held at Waukee Stadium. “The kids continue to put forth a good effort every rehearsal and we’re hoping for good weather and great performances to finish out the year,” second-year director Jim Beerends said. The Cardinal Regiment will perform Saturday at the prestigious ValleyFest/Showdown event at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines. The band performs at
1:30 p.m. as part of ValleyFest XXXIV. They return to the field at 7:15 p.m. to perform in Showdown XXXIV. The band is coming off a fifth-place finish in its class — 10th place overall — at Urbandale last weekend. It opened competition season Sept. 28 with an impressive showing in Pella. “We really have had some exciting moments this year including our second place finish at Pella the weekend of the 28th,” Beerends said. “According to the kids, that is the highest they have ever placed at that festival.” Typically, the Cardinal Regiment makes a return trip to Pella to complete its marching competition season. And, once again, the Iowa High School Mu-
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Craig Thorson is unique in that he has two military families. The first military family he belongs to was started by his father, who is a U.S. Navy World War II veteran and continued by his son who currently serves in the Navy. His other family was the airmen who served at the Des Moines Air National Guard Base. “That unit was different than active duty; it’s like a big family. People don’t come and go. They stay there,” Craig said. “Unlike the Air Force, where everybody plays musical chairs every three years where you get a new assignment and everybody leaves and you never really have a chance to have longterm relationships. Ev-
erybody stays for their 20-year retirement. I got four or five guys I flew with whose sons became pilots.” When the Des Moines Air National Guard Base announced it was discontinuing the F-16 program, it hit Craig hard. “That was a sad day, I didn’t really expect that it would ever happen,” Craig said. “With the budget cuts and the economy the way it is, it didn’t come as a to-
tal shock, but it’s pretty sad.” What made the departure of the F-16s even more significant for Craig was that he was one of the few Newton natives to actually fly the F-16s. “I’ve done flybys for the Fourth of July Parade, (when they added) the new part of the airport at the dedication and I flew over a football game when Newton was in the finals,” Craig said. Craig absolutely loved flying and serving his country, which he did for a 38 combined years in the Iowa Air National Guard and the U.S. Air Force, and he described what flying a fighter jet was like. “It’s not anything at all like the airlines where you go from point A to point B,” Craig said. “It’s a totally awesome expe-
Submitted Photo Craig Thorson sits in his F-16 fighter jet back when he was stationed at the Des Moines Air Base. Thorson served 38 years total in the military between two branches.
rience. In the F-16, they used to call it the ‘Magic Carpet Ride,’ because the canopy rails are very low and you have that bubble canopy, you feel like you’re sitting out on the end of a pencil.” Craig said while piloting the F-16s, you couldn’t see much due to the seat being titled back and the control stick not being in the traditional
position between your legs, but on an adjacent console. “You can’t see and you feel like you’re on a magic carpet. That thing had so much power,” he said. While working at the base, he flew multiple planes and took part in a number of missions. THORSON See Page 5A
Friday, October 11, 2013
Guest preacher at Congregational UCC on Sunday morning The Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton, will host guest preacher Rev. Diana Coberly on Sunday. Coberly will speak on the topic of welcoming all people, regardless of physical strength and ability and differences of mind or spirit. An educational forum will follow the service. Worship begins at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served during the educational forum.
Free community meal planned at Holy Trinity A free community meal is planned for 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. The meal will include ham and au gratin potatoes, vegetables, rolls, cake and ice cream. All in the community are welcome to attend.
Caregiver Support Group to meet on Monday The Caregiver Support Group will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton, with featured speaker Lori Griffin, health and wellness director, sharing health and wellness tips for caregivers and how your health and wellness can impact your daily life. Griffin also will provide a demonstration on how to prepare a simple and healthy snack. The Caregiver Support Group is for all denominations and faiths and is free of charge. The caregiver gets the chance to share concerns, questions and experience with others, along with receiving education from experts. For more information, call Margot Voshell at (641) 791-4500.
PEO chapters to have joint meeting PEO Chapters AO, LC, ME and HS will join all chapters for a joint meeting on at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. A report from the international convention will be given.
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JCCS kicks off season with Unexpected Surfer Boys By G. Duffus Special to the Daily News The Jasper County Concert Series kicked off its 2013-2014 season with the Unexpected Surfer Boys on Thursday evening. The program proved to be a great time for audience members to virtually grab their surfboards and head to a beach to hear those timeless songs and harmonies of the legendary Beach Boys. It was an evening for “catching a wave” and “hangin’ ten.” From the onset, this team of four professional male per-
Advantage Credit Union to celebrate International Credit Union Day Advantage Credit Union invites the public to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Thursday at the credit union, where refreshments will be served all day. The credit union idea arose centuries ago as people worked under a common effort without thought of profit. They put out fires, harvested crops and avoided high-priced loans by lending to one another. The third Thursday of October is set aside as the international day of observance.
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formers entertained the receptive and enthusiastic audience as colorful beach balls bounced throughout the NHS auditorium. The singers performed classic Beach Boys hits stringing them together with a story line, including “Barbara Ann,” “I Get Around,” “California Girl,” “In My Room,” “Come Go with Me” and “Little Surfer Girl.” The story continued with 3 classic car songs — “Little Deuce Coupe,” “409” and “Little GTO.” The first set concluded with a medley consisting of “Good Vibrations,” “Surfin’ Safari,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,”
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“Help Me, Rhonda” and “Do You Want to Dance?” After intermission, the group focused on Broadway tunes from numerous musicals including “Wicked,” “West Side Story,” “A Chorus Line,” “Man of LaMancha,” and “Les Miserables.” These guys entertained with powerful voices and a variety of styles — there was something for everyone, including some audience participation. If you missed this show, the concert series continues with a trio comprised of flute, viola, and harp at 7 p.m. Nov. 18.
Local 997 Retiree Council meets Wednesday The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall. All retirees and their spouses are welcome to attend.
Newton Community Theatre Auditions
Directed by Sue Beukema & Pam Ratliff Auditions: October 14 & 15 at 7:00 – 9:00 PM Parts Available: Adapted by Michael Young 27 speaking plus extras Production: December 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 & 14 (ages 3 yrs & older)
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Friday, October 11, 2013
Doris Lou Speir Oct. 8, 2013 Doris Lou Speir, 89, died in Newton Oct. 8, 2013. She was born in Little Rock to James Henry Speir and Alice Tate Speir. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; and seven sisters. She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Brassfield (Bruce)
of Newton; Marilyn Cowell (Ray) and Sandra Needham (Gale) of Little Rock, Ark., Nancy Gallegos of Benton, Ark., and Sharon Hill (Chris) of Desoto, Texas; son, Thomas Price of Conway, Ark.; twentytwo grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Thursday at Hicks Cemetery in
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Lester H. Evans, 78, of Prairie City died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. A graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel. A memorial gathering will be at noon Monday at the Prairie City Community Room. The public is welcome to stop by and share stories about Les. The family will also greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Coburn Funeral Home in Prairie City. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.
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Jasper County Sheriff ’s Office • Megan A. Young, 30, of Knoxville was arrested in Marion County on an active Jasper County warrant and brought to the Jasper County Jail at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday.
Preston Lee Hidalgo Oct. 3, 2013 Rodrigo & Renee (Birkenholz) Hidalgo of Radford, Va., announce the birth of their son, Preston Lee Hidalgo, at 12:02 p.m. Oct. 3, 2013. Preston weighed 8 pounds, 1⁄2 oz., and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Ronda Birkenholz of Newton and Jaime and Isabel Hidalgo of Mexico City, Mexico. Great-grandparents are Ron and Ellen Nearmyer and Henry and Jane Birkenholz, all of Newton.
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Auditions next week for NCT’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Auditions for the Newton Community Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol” — directed by Sue Beukema and Pam Ratliff — will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Twenty-seven speaking parts are available plus extras (age 3 and older). The production is slated for Dec. 6-8 and 12-14. Adapted by Michael Young, the refreshing version of Charles Dickens’s classic Christmas tale is told from a
new perspective — a young boy’s grandfather. Thomas enjoys spending time at his grandfather’s prominent London business but has trouble understanding why his grandfather would give his hard-earned money to the poor. This gives Grandfather the perfect opportunity to tell the story of Ebenezer Scrooge as he recalls it, and a traditional retelling of “A Christmas Carol” comes to life as a play-within-a-play. Read more in today’s paper.
Newton Police Department • An 11-year-old female and a 14-year-old female, both of Newton, were charged with fifth-degree theft and possession of tobacco after officers were dispatched at 5:33 p.m. Sept. 30 to Walmart on a report of shoplifters. The two females attempted to steal a bottle of hairspray. • Keith L. Stephen, 53, and Melissa K. Stephen, 36, both of Newton, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance after officers were dispatched at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday to 732 First Ave. E. on a report of a possible domestic assault. Upon arrival, Keith gave officers permission to search the house, and they found meth, a meth smoking pipe and Alprazolam pills. Melissa also was charged with interference with official acts and assault on a peace officer. When officers located her, she kicked one of them in the groin, one in the leg and one officer received a cut to his right thumb. They were both taken to jail. • Clinton V. Robinson, 40, of Newton was charged with criminal trespass after officers were dispatched at 10:08 p.m. Sunday to 520 N. Third Ave. E. on a report of a wanted individual. Robinson had been told to stay off the property before, and he said he mostly listens to the homeowners instructions except at night when he comes into the house to sleep. He was taken to jail.
Little Rock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Pulaski County, 14600 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, AR 72210. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501) 224-2200. Ms. Speir’s online guest book may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome. com.
Ernest Wayne Wallace Ernest Wayne Wallace, 71, of Monroe died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at his home. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Monroe United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church. Condolences may be left for the family at www. coburnfuneralhomes.com.
Peer Support (For those living with mental illness) 1 to 4 p.m. at Optimae Life Services, 1422 First Ave. E.
For Sunday Penny Bingo 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center Al-Anon 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Alcoholics Anonymous 6:30 p.m. Christian Church in Colfax
For Monday Alcoholics Anonymous Noon at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Celebrate Recovery 5 to 6 p.m. at Hephzibah House (641) 792-1232 Alcoholics Anonymous 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Club Notes Spirit of ’76 Questers On Sept. 25, 14 Spirit of ̓76 Questers met at the home of Gayle Berryhill. President Rita Reinheimer lead dicussion on final plans for Area Day at Indianola. The decorating committe told ideas for the Victorian House at Jasper County Museum on Oct. 19. Sharon Brown gave the program on Chatauqua. She showed a DVD about Chatauqua, N.Y. where Chatauqua began in 1874, spread across the U.S. until the 1930s and where it continues today. Guest Dot Logan, who has been going to Chatauqua, N.Y. for 20 years and spent nine weeks there this summer, took the group through a typical day of varied choices in many subjects.
Revelations brought by visiting his past, present and future with three ghosts persuade Scrooge to turn his life around. The play ends uniquely with a heartwarming surprise for all as we learn who Thomas’ grandfather really is. Auditions for the NCT’s production of the musical “Les Miserables” are scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 16. The production is planned for March 14-16 and 20-22.
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Communism works — in the 24th century Karl Marx was a genius. Most people that know my political leanings would find the former sentence very uncharacteristic. Anyone who knows how serious I am about “Star Trek” shouldn’t be surprised. By Dave Hon “Star Trek” as a universe Daily News Staff Writer is based in utopia. “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.” No one is judged for doing a certain job, because that’s the job they are suited for. Everyone is provided for. From a philosophical standpoint, I have a huge problem with the Affordable Care Act (Let’s stop calling it ObamaCare. It’s only feeding our President’s already large ego). We live in a society where individuals don’t live up to their potential. We all know family members or friends who have certain abilities they don’t utilize. In the U.S., just because someone has a strength in something — say in mathematics — that doesn’t mean they have to go into mathematics. They aren’t compelled to work into their strengths, but instead their interests. I love “Star Trek,” but I realize it’s a fantasy word. A fantasy world I wouldn’t mind living in, but it’s still make-believe. Everyone is given as much responsibility as they can handle, but they are all given as much resources. The problem with this, though, is that in the 21st century, we don’t have unlimited resources. Sure, I could drone on and on about CEOs who make millions
of dollars in bonuses, but that’s not my point. My point is, there is only so much silver in the world. (Silver is a major component in technology.) Without technology, a society can’t really advance. You want Third World countries to get it together? Give every child access to the Internet and see how quickly we advance as a human race. Food, water, shelter, clothing; all of these items are limited. “Star Trek” is a universe with unlimited energy and where they can turn energy into matter. We, as a species, aren’t ready for that. There are people in our world who choose not to contribute to society because they can. I’m not saying we shouldn’t feed or clothe these people (nor am I saying all the people we feed and clothe choose to be that way). I’m saying every person without a purpose is a person we have failed. Thus, we must give these people a purpose, before we give them utopia. ACA is a step toward utopia. Let’s face it, there are people in this country, on this world, who work only because they have to. I write — not only this column, but for a newspaper in general — because I enjoy it. My salary, my benefits — all of the “stuff ” I’m given in return for my labor — I see as a resource to continue my labor. Sure, I use my salary to have fun and entertain myself, but that entertainment is really just so I keep my sanity so I can keep doing my job. I’m lucky. I do what I love to do. I’ve been writing for newspapers since I was 15 years old. Some people aren’t so lucky. I’d rather give people the joy that I get from writing this column than healthcare or food because the fact is, I might get hit by a bus and die on impact tomorrow. All the food and the health care in the world won’t help me there.
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Let’s thank good ol’ Benjamin Franklin, too! I’m pretty sure you’ve noticed by now that I end each and every installment of Common Sense with the same phrase. If you haven’t, I encourage you to check it out at the end of this week’s installment. I’ve always felt the message it conveyed was one of importance to us all: By Bob Eschliman Daily News Editor without teachers who educate us, and those to volunteer to protect our nation and our families at night, we’d be in pretty bad shape. But honestly — and particularly this week — there’s someone else we should be thanking. Were it not for Benjamin Franklin — yes, the guy on the $100 bill — you probably wouldn’t be reading this issue of the Daily News, much less my blatherings. Franklin, the guy who developed the first public library, who gave us the U.S. Postal Service, who invented the lightning rod and bifocal glasses, and who concocted the idea of daylightsaving time, was most proud of his profession as a printer. It was a career he began at the age of 12, when he was indentured to his older brother, James, for what was to be a nine-year apprenticeship. Young Benjamin soon proved to be quite adept at his new trade, and was soon making quite a name for himself — and by extension, his brother — in Boston. And when James began publishing The New England Courant, Benjamin was both the typesetter and the newsboy, selling copies on the street corner. But more than anything, Benjamin wanted to write for his brother’s newspaper. Newspapers of the day were little more than the equivalent of the trashy tabloids you see at supermarkets today. They contained very little real news with a whole lot of downright salacious lies about prominent people throughout. The Courant was different. It was timely. It was engaging. It even made people think about the world around them. And, with commentaries from members of the Hell-Fire Club, of which James was a leading member, there was a lot worth reading. It was truly the first must-have newspaper in Colonial America. That might have had something to
do with Benjamin’s desire to be contributing. But James would have nothing of it, particularly from someone as young as his brother. So, Benjamin found another way to get his thoughts printed in The Courant. He wrote letters to the editor, not as himself, but rather as the “widow of a country minister” named Silence Dogood. Over the course of six months, he penned 14 letters under Silence’s name, which were subsequently published in The Courant. The use of noms de plum was commonplace at the time, so it was readily evident that Silence was not the “country widow” she was portrayed to be. But James and the Hell-Fire Club never caught on that Benjamin was writing the letters. So, eventually, he told his brother what he had been doing. It resulted in a bitter squabble over the next few months that culminated with Benjamin running away from James and The Courant. He set off for Philadelphia, the largest city in the colonies, to make a new life for himself. He actually bounced around for a while, eventually leaving the colonies altogether to seek out a job in his trade in London. But, he eventually returned to Philadelphia, and at the ripe old age of 23, he purchased one of the city’s newspapers, Universal Instructor in all Arts and Sciences, and Pennsylvania Gazette, which he quickly shortened to The Pennsylvania Gazette. The Gazette was much like The Courant, but boasted a number of “innovations” — when wasn’t Ben Franklin shaking things up? — such as paid advertisements and a reduced newsstand price meant to make the publication open to a wider audience. His goal was to reach as many people as possible, which was an entirely new concept for newspaper publishers of the day. It was these innovations, as well as his desire to ensure every American was well-educated, that truly makes Benjamin Franklin the father of the American newspaper. Even if he really isn’t recognized with the distinction. So, during this very important week — National Newspaper Week — I hope you all are able to carve out a few moments to be thankful for his contributions to yet another aspect of your daily lives. ••• If you’re reading this, thank a teacher. If you’re reading this in English, thank a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine.
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Success, joy come from expressing anger appropriately By Christine Pauley Reading Specialist Control issues pop up whenever we deal with people, including ourselves. Humans need to control for various reasons and in relationships it is destructive. Everyone needs appropriate attention and when we don’t get it things happen. Sometimes we seek power or revenge or we may feel so inadequate that we strive to control the situation in obvious or hidden ways. In truth people often set up control issues and we react by feeling guilty and giving in; someone forgets to be the adult in the situation. Not enabling people to gain unhealthy control means not getting side-tracked and using techniques to keep focused. Nagging means someone else is in control. One way to help children learn to be responsible for their own choice is to start out by giving them two good choices even as young as six months. They can choose between toy one and toy two. Recognizing when someone seeks to control us and not letting it happen is important in all relationships. Adults don’t seek to control others. Too often we bite into the anger of others. Lifelong success and joy is
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learning to express our anger appropriately without hurting our self or others. Giving children as much positive control as possible and stating the consequences of an act clearly solves many problems. Detractions from the issue are not understanding what we did wrong, the consequences of our misdeed and a lack of follow through. People speed excessively because they don’t get caught often enough. They know they are wrong and they know the consequences. One error in discipline that we often make is creating a requirement that wipes out three-fourths of the work done if they fail late in the game. Discipline that fits the error sets the boundaries so the child knows what he should do. Punishment simply relieves parents’ frustration, but doesn’t always help the child learn how to correct the wrong behavior. A journey of literacy builds relationships and knowledge. A guilty conscience means you feel lousy inside, but it doesn’t always change behavior. Children are no different than adults. They act well one day and lousy the next. Trust cannot develop properly if the child is seen as too, too good or too, too bad. Do you still throw a temper tan-
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trum? At age 2, 5 or 6 tantrums may be normal, and once again at ages 1315. Hopefully, we stop throwing tantrums after that age even when there seems to be a great need — tantrums admit we have no control. Pouting is the other side of tantrums. Control issues may be enhanced by over-reacting or walking away from the person which means they are in charge. Throwing up red flags such as “or else” diminishes the lesson. Some people learn to control through crazy behavior even vomiting or illness and these controls are harder to detect. Attachments to others are essential for healthy development. Some signs of a lack of attachment are poor eye contact, a lack of trust, pushing to the outmost limits, even overeating and many others. Conscious attachment to a person is necessary and healthy. At ages 3-5 children have an innate fear that they will lose their parent or parents. Guilt appears as children grow, at first though they only do the right thing if an adult is around and this stage lasts until about eight. By age 9 they can choose to do right when an adult is not around. It is important to not set up a child to lie or to “people please.” Lasting values come from inside and are expressed in
outward ways. I must have needed a lesson once about that age as granddad asked what I would do if I was alone with a pile of a thousand pennies. I don’t remember my answer, but I remember feeling proud when Granddad said, “You are old enough and I could leave the room with those pennies and trust you wouldn’t take even one.” Healthy attachment allows us to have less need for control. A child who goes to everyone equally says no one is special. Babies don’t love; they react. At first, love needs practice and our response sets the scene. In adoption, telling a child that birth parents gave them away because they loved them so much lets them assume that if you love them you will give them away. Like adults, children often talk about doing something and then not doing it or act like a clown because they feel insecure and want to hide their feelings. Remember you deserve help if you feel uncontrollable rage, so don’t ignore the signs. When you seek and apply new insight you can then create a conducive learning environment for your child and all your relationships profit. Until next week — Christine Pauley
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Pageants Cont. from Page 1A “Over 100 young ladies from across the state will vie for the coveted titles of Miss Iowa USA 2014 and Miss Iowa Teen USA 2014,” Watkins said. “Each contestant will compete in three equally scored areas of competition including interview, swimwear, and evening gown. “We would encourage local residents to come and check out this exciting event that is happening in their back yards,” she continued. “Newtonians can take pride in watching the National Miss USA telecast and NBC and knowing that their state representative was crowned in their hometown.” The emcee for this year’s show will be Future Productions Co-Director Denise Wallace. Future is also the official state pageant producer for the Miss Universe Organization. Watkins wouldn’t reveal this year’s judging panel, however, she did give slight hints about them. “The six judges consist of key players in the business and entertainment industries,” Watkins said. “On this year’s panel, we have judges coming all the way from Nevada, Michigan, Minnesota and
South Dakota.” Watkins also explained what makes judging a pageant so unique. “Pageantry is subjective. The ladies are not competing in measurable tasks like how fast they run or how high they jump,” she said. “When you get six different people’s opinions on who they each believe to be the most beautiful and capable of representing an international brand, it is anyone’s game. There are no favorites. We wish all of the contestants the best of luck.” In addition to benefiting the local economy, Watkins spoke about how beneficial these competitions are to charities as well as the contestants. “We look forward to returning to Newton each year as local dignitaries and many movers and shakers in your community have been such supporters of this event that recognizes young women in your state,” she said. This year, over 1.3 million dollars in scholarships will be available at the pageant.” “Most importantly, the new Miss Iowa USA 2014 amd Miss Iowa Teen USA 2014 will forge alliances with charitable organizations and causes around the state to bring awareness,” she continued. “Miss Iowa USA 2014 will
advance to the nationally televised Miss USA pageant live on NBC television next year. If she wins that, she will compete in front of a worldwide television audience of over 1 billion people to become the next Miss Universe.” Watkins, NCVB, and the whole team at Future Productions highly recommend attending this year’s shows. “It’s a live show so anything can happen,” Watkins said. “We are looking forward to the crowning of two deserving young women who’s lives will be forever changed, but even more so we are thrilled to provide all of the contestants the opportunity to celebrate one another’s achievements and be each other’s biggest cheerleaders this weekend. “ “This is an event about women supporting other women,” she continued. “One thing in particular that is exciting is that the newly crowned Miss Iowa USA will head off to the Bahamas to represent the state and serve as a guest of the Atlantis Paradise Island for a celebrity appearance in November.” Staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@ newtondailynews.com.
School Board Continued from Page 1A There will also be two action items for the board. The first is for the purchase of a new truck for the maintenance department. The second item up for vote, are the Certified Annual Financial Reports (CAR) and the Special Education Services (SES) state report. The agenda doesn’t specify if the district is voting to send the reports or to accept the reports. According to Iowa Department of Education, CAR is a report of financial data required by Iowa Code to be filed annually
Thorson Continued from Page 1A “I flew the F-100, which was the first fighter up there and I flew the A-7 when they transitioned to the A-7,” Craig said. “And then before I retired, for about three
with the Department of Education by each school district and area education agency, which is due no later than Sept. 15 following the close of the fiscal year. SES reports on the services the district provides to special education students. The rest of the agenda lists several discussion items: • Considering a district facilities studies contract with Des Moinesbased FRK Architects and Engineers. • Consider a district demographics study. Staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@ newtondailynews.com.
opportunities to spend time overseas and Italy too. Italy was the first big opportunity to deploy in the F-100. It was a great opportunity.”
years, I flew the F-16. I’ve had the opportunity to make eight non-stop flights where we take off from Des Moines and refuel in the air. “I’ve been to Japan, I’ve been to England, Germany, Norway, I’ve been lots of places,” he continued. “Just multiple
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Establishment GOPers assail tea party on shutdown DES MOINES (AP) — From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing tea party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse in Washington. The Republican establishment also is signaling a willingness to strike back at the tea party in next fall’s elections. “It’s time for someone to act like a grown-up in this process,” former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu argues, faulting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and
tea party Republicans in the House as much as President Barack Obama for taking an uncompromising stance. Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is just as pointed, saying this about the tea partyfueled refusal to support spending measures that include money for Obama’s health care law: “It never had a chance.” The anger emanating from Republicans like Sununu and Barbour comes just three years after the GOP embraced the insurgent political group and rode its wave
of new energy to return to power in the House. Now, they’re lashing out with polls showing Republicans bearing most of the blame for the federal shutdown, which entered its 11th day Friday. In some places, they’re laying the groundwork to take action against the tea party in the 2014 congressional elections. Iowa Republicans are recruiting a pro-business Republican to challenge six-term conservative Rep. Steve King, a leader in the push to defund the health care law.
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Nice young men won’t get far in life without table manners DEAR ABBY: I have acquired two teenage stepsons. They are good young men, mature, responsible, active in community service and good in school and sports. My challenge is their table manners. They were never taught any! They use their utensils like shop tools, lifting food using fork and knife together to transfer huge bites from plate to mouth. They use a bread knife to cut a pancake as if it were a tough steak. They slouch over the table to get their faces as near the plate as possible, while leaning on the table with one or both elbows. They don’t know where to place cutlery when setting the table, and have their napkins in their lap only if a restaurant server discreetly places it there. Their mother shows no concern about their uncouth manners. I’m worried that when they eventually go out into the world, they’ll be perceived as having no class when they are actually nice young men. Their ignorance of table manners could cost them relationships, jobs and promotions. What to do? — SAN ANTONIO STEPDAD DEAR STEPDAD: Your wife may have felt she was teaching her sons more important lessons than table manners; things like character and responsibility. However, you have a point. People DO make negative judgments about people who have poor table manners — and it could be detrimental to them in the future. That’s why you should discuss this with their mother, if you haven’t already, and enlist her help in talking to the boys in a nonconfrontational way and explaining your concern. In the interest of your relationship with them, this must not seem like you are critical of them, nor should it turn into an adversarial situation or it could have a negative impact on your marriage. If it is to succeed, there must be cooperation from everyone. DEAR ABBY: I am almost 30, and
when we have family get-togethers several times a year, it seems like they make a point to leave me out of pictures. My mom and sister lost quite a bit of weight recently, and my brothers and cousin are attractive people. It seems like they’re trying to keep the “fat one” out of the photo, and it hurts my feelings. Recently, a cousin came into town and made copies of two excellent pictures of my mom and sister and posted them online. Again, I was not included. What should I do? I am depressive anyway, and these obvious oversights are upsetting me. — LEFT OUT IN TENNESSEE DEAR LEFT OUT: Talk with your mother and sister to confirm if what you suspect is happening is true. It’s possible your mother and sister are so proud of their weight loss they want to show it off. (There are ways to pose family members in photographs so their weight isn’t apparent.) As to the visiting cousin, there may be such a marked change in their appearance that he/she thought it was worth posting on the Internet. A problem with depression is that quietly brooding solves nothing, and it often causes people to overeat. Because your depression is chronic, please consider discussing it with your health care provider because interventions are available.
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Computer classes, IWD classes, card games at Newton library By Nicole Lindstrom Newton Public Library Computer Classes The Newton Public Library has released its schedule for upcoming computer classes, and it may be viewed at www.newton.lib.ia.us/services/ classes. Thanks to the Jasper Community Foundation Grant the library received, the NPL is now able to offer classes throughout the day and in the evenings in the library meeting room with new laptops. Sign up now by calling the library at (641) 792-4108 to learn or refresh your computer skills. All classes are free and offered to the public. Iowa Workforce Development Classes IWD will be teaching its first workshop “Developing a Career
Plan,” at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 in the library meeting room. Learn how to define your ideal preferences and comparing to you current position, explore short term career options and goals and complete a career transition plan. These classes will be taught by a trainer from Iowa Workforce Development. Sign up by calling the library information desk at (641) 792-4108. Whose Tracks Are These? Become an animal detective and put together clues to discover wildlife with a Jasper County Conservation naturalist. Meet in the library meeting room at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. Everyone will make an animal track to take home. The program is for kindergarten through sixth-
grade students. Card Game Night At 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, we will be having Card Game Night. We will supply the cards and snacks, but we need you to be our players. Stop by to socialize, challenge a friend or learn a new game. Tonight’s game choice to learn: Texas Hold ‘em. (There will be no gambling with actual money or objects during Card Game Nights. However, we may bet pretzels.) Adult Craft: Recycled Jar Turn any old jar into a piece of art! We will be modge-podging leaves and tissue paper onto glass jars to make a fall lantern at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the library meeting room. Participants are asked to register by calling the library and
to bring their own jar to up-cycle. Newton Yearbooks/ Annuals The library is looking for Newton yearbooks in good condition with little to no markings in them. If you have Newton yearbooks in such a condition, please consider donating them to the library to be digitized. Questions? Contact Nicole Lindstrom at the library. Learn to Download an eBook to Your Device The library is offering one-on-one tech time on Mondays and Tuesdays. If you want to learn more about your e-reader device, sign up for a half-hour appointment at the information desk. We can help you to check out e-books, change your settings, download and delete apps and more.
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• Capitol II Theater in Newton: “Gravity” (PG-13) — Fri.: 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; Sat.: (4:15), 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; Sun.: (4:15), 7:15 p.m.; Wed. and Thurs.: 7:15 p.m. “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” (PG) — Fri.: 7, 9 p.m.; Sat.: (4), 7, 9 p.m.; Sun.: (4:), 7 p.m.; Wed. and Thurs.: 7 p.m. (Matinee times in parenthesis)
• Legion Cookouts — Cookouts at the Newton American Legion before every Friday home NHS football game. Serving begins at 5 p.m. Open to the public.
• Valle Drive-In: “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” (PG) and “Grown Ups 2” (PG-13) Showing tonight through Sunday. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.; main feature begins at 7:30 p.m.
• “The Dixie Swim Club” — 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Newton Community Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for those age 18 and younger. Call (641) 792-1230 for reservations. • Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band — 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the First Avenue Speakeasy in Newton. No cover.
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Corn harvest above expectations due to weather rain combined with cooler temperatures at the time corn pollinated, a welcome sight after last year’s dismal harvest due to the drought withering corn and soybean fields and burning up pastures. Record harvests are likely this year in many states, including Alabama, Georgia, Indiana and Ohio. All that corn will help refill bins that had been emptied after last year’s drought-reduced harvest of 10.7 billion bushels, the lowest since 2006, said Chad Hart, an agriculture economist with Iowa State University. “We now know how good it can get and how bad it can get in just two years,” said Jerry Gulke, who farms near Rockford, Ill., and runs a farm management and market advisory business based in Chicago. Gulke says
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butes it to a combination of a cool summer and significantly more rainfall than average. It’s a similar story for southern Illinois farmer Steven Niedbalski, 36, who works with his parents and a brother. Last year, he cut down dying corn stalks to feed cattle because there was nothing to harvest; the best field delivered 40 bushels an acre. This year, he’s seeing 150 to 170 bushels an acre on his farm near Nashville, Ill. He chalks it up to new hybrids withstanding the dry weather better than expected and cooler weather during pollination helping fill the ears with kernels. But in the nation’s leading corn-producing state, Iowa farmers are seeing more inconsistent results because of
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spring’s rain-delayed planting followed by a dry summer. Wayne Humphries, who raises hogs and grows corn and soybeans on about 1,000 acres 145 miles southeast of Des Moines, said some fields are producing as much as 200 bushels an acre while others with soil types that couldn’t hold moisture are at half that. “We’ve only had less than an inch of rain in the last two months. That wasn’t conducive to finishing our crop,” Humphries, of Columbus Junction, said. Just 60 miles to the northeast, farmers on both sides of the Mississippi River around Davenport, Iowa, and Moline, Ill., are reporting eye-popping results — as many as 260 bushels an acre.
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this harvest, when finished, will be the best he’s ever had: More than 200 bushels per acre, twice last year’s result. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has estimated the 2013 corn harvest at 13.8 billion bushels, beating the 2009 record of 13.1 billion bushels. Updated harvest estimates were to be released Friday, but the partial federal government shutdown has caused the USDA to suspend reports. In northern Alabama, Jeff Webster, 50, farms 1,700 acres with a cousin. Those fields are producing between 160 and 200 bushels per acre, a significant improvement over the average of 130 to 140 bushels. “It’s an exceptional crop for most people,” said Webster, a farmer for 30 years. He attri-
DES MOINES (AP) — Harvest is in full swing across the country, and farmers in many states are surprised at the abundance of corn they’re getting from their fields. Dairy farmer Ben Steffen, who also grows corn, soybeans and wheat on 1,900 acres near the southeastern Nebraska town of Humboldt, said his first corn field brought in 168 bushels an acre, above the average of 140. “I’m surprised that what I’m hearing from my neighbors there are some really outstanding yields,” he said. “I don’t know if I would consider it a record crop at this point, but the numbers I’m hearing are going to be right up there.” The best crops in the U.S. are in areas that received adequate
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What’s Cooking for the Week of Oct. 14 - 18 Newton Schools Breakfast Menu Monday: Cereal, toast, 100% juice and milk. Tuesday: Egg, cheese and croissant, 100% juice and milk. Wednesday: Long john, string cheese, 100% juice and milk. Thursday: Egg omelet, toast, 100% juice and milk. Friday: Bagel, cream cheese, 100% juice and milk.
By Ty Rushing Daily News Staff Writer At the end of each semester, Berg Middle School hosts an academic excellence celebration that pits the seventh graders against the eighth graders and awards the classes with multiple trophies. In order to build more hype for those events, this year they launched monthly student award assemblies. Held the first week of each month, both grades hold their assemblies in Berg’s big and small gyms, and students can receive one of several designations. The eighth graders have students of the month for each homeroom, and one is selected from all of those as the overall student of the month. Anna Forsyth was selected for October and was very proud to receive the first student of the month award at BMS. She spoke on what she thought helped her achieve the distinction. “I thought I did good
Newton Schools Lunch Menu Monday: Lasagna, fresh romaine salad, corn, peaches and a breadstick. Tuesday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, banana and a biscuit. Wednesday: Mr. Rib sandwich, baked fries, fresh grapes and fresh broccoli dip. Thursday: Chili and crackers, carrots, celery, applesauce and a homemade cinnamon roll. Friday: Turkey bacon wrap with cheese and salsa, mixed salad, sweet potato tots and mandarin oranges. What’s Happening for the Week of Oct. 14 - 18 Newton Senior High School Monday: 3 p.m., Girl Scouts meeting at Woodrow Wilson Elementary gym; 4:30 p.m., boys and girls varsity cross country invitational at Grinnell; 6 p.m., Boy Scouts meeting at Woodrow Wilson Elementary gym. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., varsity girls swim meet at Dowling Catholic; 6 p.m., drama event at Newton High School auditorium; 7:15 p.m., varsity volleyball match at Oskaloosa. Wednesday: 7:30 a.m., PSAT testing at Newton High School; 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts at Aurora Heights Elementary gym. Thursday: 4:30 p.m., 8th grade volleyball against Pella at Berg Middle School; 5 p.m., girls varsity swimming invitational at SE Polk; 6 p.m., drama event at Newton High School. Friday: 8:30 a.m., 3rd grade field trip to Jacob Krumm; 2:15 p.m., Kid of Character assembly at Aurora Heights Elementary; 7:30 p.m. varsity football at Saydel High School.
Ty Rushing/Daily News Berg Middle School eighth-grade students at the first ever student of the month assembly. The assemblies will take place at the first of each month to build anticipation for BMS’s end of the semester academic celebrations.
at participating in class and being quiet when we’re supposed to and listening,” Forsyth said. As her reward, Forsyth received a ton of “Star Cards,” which students can collect and use to purchase food and beverage items around campus. The other selected students for eighth
grade were Hannah Boecker, Faith Harlow, Karley Leiker, Gracie Rorabaugh, Jensen McClure, Taylor Dydell, Jensen Pauley, Maddi Kruse, Ali Bestell, Logna Chandler, Lane Dethrow, and Christian McGhghy. Seventh graders were given honors in multiple categories. Abbie Barr
for being Trustworthy, Maddi Thayer for being Responsible, Skye Gregory for Citizenship, Ty Arugello for Fairness, Emily Sell for Caring and Nate Archer for Respect. Staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 7923121, ext. 426, or at email@example.com.
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The Jasper County Veterans Memorial Commission will be constructing two new veterans’ memorials which will be placed on the courthouse lawn. The first will serve as a memorial to all Jasper County vets and will be placed on the east side of the courthouse. It will be a ten ton stone on a 15x15 pedestal and will be painted with military themed murals. The second memorial will be located on the south side of the courthouse next to the current veteran’s memorial. It will hold over 350 bricks engraved with names in honor or memory of local veterans. Any Jasper County veteran who lived in the county when they joined, lives in the county currently, or is now serving active duty is eligible to have their name placed on a brick. A copy of your DD214 or honorable discharge papers will be required along with your application. The bricks will cost $100.00 each. The bricks will hold three lines with 15 letters/spaces on each line. (Inclusion in this project does not automatically qualify participants as veterans as defined under Iowa Code chapter 35)
Applications will be accepted until 4pm on November 8th, 2013. Due to the logistics of the process, no applications will be accepted after that. We plan to unveil the new monuments on July 4th, 2014.
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Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News All business in the water is NCMP’s Hannah Scotton, who broke her own school record in the 100-meter butterfly during Thursday’s home swim meet against Boone. The NCMP Aquagirls dominated the meet, winning every race in the varsity and junior varsity competition.
Aquagirls dominate on Senior Night at the Y Scotton tags new NCMP butterfly record By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — Hannah Scotton stole a little of the thunder from NCMP’s seniors Thursday on the Aquagirls’ Senior Night at the Newton YMCA. Her senior teammates will give her that anytime. In the first race off the break when the team honored its seniors and their parents, Scotton, a junior, went to work in the pool. She shaved almost two seconds off her own NCMP record, winning the 100-meter butterfly in 1 minute, 6.18 seconds. Scotton’s mark of 1:08.17 was set in 2012. “I just felt from the beginning tonight that I had it in me. I knew I had to take it out strong and keep pushing to the end,” Scotton said following the meet. “I was just pushing to see what came out tonight. I ended up almost two seconds faster. It felt great.” The Aquagirls overwhelmed visiting Boone, outnumbering the Toreadors from the start. Boone only swam
in two junior varsity races. NCMP’s varsity remains undefeated, dominating Thursday’s meet with Boone, 130-39. The NCMP junior varsity won 137-5. The Aquagirls won all races in both divisions. “First, we honored our seniors and the Sam Clark family, which was great. This was a solid meet for us,” said Sarah Patterson, NCMP head coach. “We really enjoy swimming against Boone, which has a nice team. Our girls had fun time, swam relaxed and got the win.” Karen Clark, wife of the late Sam Clark, represented the family of two former Aquagirls. Patterson said the Clark family was recognized for donating funds to the team in Sam Clark’s memory. Sam Clark died in April 2012 from cancer. Seniors swimming their final home meet for the Aquagirls were Carly Colville, Cassi Fitzgerald, Emily Forsyth, Brooke Hamand, Hannah Marston, Grace Perrin, Paige Reed, Ellie Rethmeier, Kaitlyn Sorensen, Mad-
Tigers win, advance OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander ripped off his jersey and rubbed Torii Hunter’s bald head. The Tigers pulled on goggles and popped bubbly, then waited for their straggling slugger. At last, Miguel Cabrera walked through the door to chants of “Miggy! Miggy! Miggy!” Detroit’s two biggest stars, Verlander and Cabrera, teamed up Thursday night to send the Tigers back to the AL championship series with a 3-0 winner-takeall victory over the Oakland Athletics in their division series. With the season on the line once more in Oakland, Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem by carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning. With his body aching, Cabrera contributed all the offense needed in one sweet swing — a two-run homer — as the Tigers eliminated the A’s again. Anibal Sanchez will start Game 1 in Boston on Saturday. The Tigers went 4-3 against the Red Sox this year, but they have never faced each other in the postseason.
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Hannah Marston, senior, swims the backstroke leg of the 200-meter medley relay for the NCMP junior varsity in Thursday’s home meet against Boone.
eline Wellik, Jandi Westendorf and Maria Carcaba. “It was sad, but fun,” said Wellik about her final swim at home, after being on the team for three years. “I really like the team. It’s the best part of the sport.” Westendorf said the night was bittersweet for her.
“I love swimming here. We’re going to enjoy the rest of our season. Whatever pool we’re swimming in, it doesn’t matter, we still bring it home,” Westendorf said. NCMP See Page 3B
Turning the Page
Keep the prep in prep sports Prep sports is supposed to be about a few distinct things: participation, teamwork, comraderie, hustle, loyalty and respect just to name a few. But I saw something on Tuesday night that doesn’t lump in with any of those words, and I wasn’t particularly happy about it. I walked into the Saydel High School gym with about 20 minutes to spare before the Eagles took on the PCM Mustangs in a volleyball match. I sat down where I typically do to take some action photos, chatted up some parents and awaited the start of the match. With about two minutes
remaining on the gym’s clock, player introductions began. The Mustang girls were By Dustin Turner introDaily News duced just Sports Writer like any other gym would do, but the introduction for the Eagle girls was let’s just say a bit over the top. The lights were lowered. Music was pumped up. A spot-
light shone on the court, and the gym announcer proceeded to do his best Space Jam announcer impression. Far be it from me to criticize some high school kids trying to have a little fun before a sporting event, and this says absolutely nothing about the effort of the girls on the court, but it was way over the top. All those things I mentioned before about the core values of prep sports are what is right Turner See Page 2B
Lynnville-Sully girls win Montezuma title Colfax-Mingo, Pella Christian runners medal at meet By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton’s Cardinals climbed back into the Iowa high school rankings this week. The Cardinals are No. 15 in Class 4A. They are set for another run next week, going to Oskaloosa Tuesday in Little Hawkeye Conference play, then to the Johnston Invitational next Saturday. Megan Pressgrove (11) sets the volleyball for a teammate during recent home action by the Cardinals.
MONTEZUMA — Lynnville-Sully’s Tara Vos, Alexa Vander Leest and Karli Roozeboom paced the Hawks to a team championship at Thursday’s Montezuma Invitational cross country meet. The trio went 2-3-5 in the varsity girls’ 4K race. The Hawk girls scored 43 points to win with Sigourney in second with 60 points. South Tama was third with 75. Pella Christian’s Eagles finished fourth with 77 points and Colfax-Mingo was seventh with 135 points. Pella Christian’s boys compiled 78 points to place third in the varsity division. South Tama won the boys’ title with 53 points and Belle Plaine was second with 67 points. Lynnville-Sully finished fifth with 105 points and Colfax-Mingo was eighth with 166 points. Three runners broke the 17-minute mark in the girls’ varsity race. Abi Watson of North Tama won the race in 16
minutes, 20.79 seconds. Then came Vos and Vander Leest for Lynnville-Sully. Vos completed the course in 16:47.85 for second place followed by Vander Leest in third place in 16:53.90. Roozeboom collected the fifth-place medal in 17:45.96. Elizabeth Van Manen was next across the finish line for the Hawks in 19:19.87 for 17th place. Line Ascanius placed 18th in 19:22.37. Kasiah Ehresman placed 22nd in 19:43.29 and Alexis Hardenbrook in 25th at 19:51.48. Kristina Jaenette ran 34th in 20:28.72 and Kristy Sevcik was 46th in 21:21.63. Leading the way for Pella Christian was Marina Shannon in ninth place, running the race in 18:37.59. Chloe Dembski placed 11th in 18:41.44 followed by Morgan Anderson in 13th in 19:08.85. Andrea Carballo placed 15th in 19:12 and Damaris Worthington was 41st in 21:03.24. “Marina Shannon really came out and competed tonight,” said Jocelyn Meinders, Pella Christian head coach.
“She has struggled with some illness this season and has had a hard time bouncing back. Tonight she was back and finished in the top 10. Morgan had a strong finish also.” Iva Moore captured the sixth-place medal for ColfaxMingo, finishing the 4K race in 18:25.47. Kennedi Hostetter placed 14th in 19:10.41 followed by Donita Fatland in 44th in 21:18.07. McKenzie Cogley was 49th in 21:37.61 and Breawna Schroder in 65th at 23:31. Also placing for the Tigerhawk girls were Cassie Craig in 66th at 23:43.26 and Skye Weber in 78th at 38.20. “We had a goal to earn a medal in all four races tonight and we achieved our goal,” said Zach Tomas, Colfax-Mingo head coach. “This was one of Iva’s best races and truly shows our depth on the girls side. We have had three different girls be top finishers for us.” CROSS COUNTRY See Page 3B
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CMB, Colfax-Mingo square off in triangular By Dustin Turner Daily News Sports Writer BAXTER — Collins-Maxwell/ Baxter hosted a volleyball triangular on Thursday afternoon, playing two of its Heart of Iowa Conference rivals — Gilbert and Colfax-Mingo. The Raiders didn’t get quite what they wanted out of their home cooking, but they did come away with a straight-set victory over the Tigerhawks 21-12, 21-16. CMB began the game on a run, and although the Tigerhawks fought back, CMB took a 9-7 lead when C-M coach Brain Warrick took a timeout. Following the timeout, the Tigerhawks responded well, tying the set up at 10-10. A kill by junior Alex Hiavacek gave CMB a 1210 advantage, but a later spike by Jade Lewis tied the set up at 12. The Raiders started a run from there to close out the set. They rallied for nine consecutive points. Some of the key contributors to the rally were Payge Jurgens, who had two aces, and Abbie Haupert with two kills. A side out by C-M gave the Raiders a firstset win. Lewis opened the second set with a ferocious spike to give the Tigerhawks a 1-0 lead. CMB tied things up, but an ace by Anna Baldwin made it 2-1 C-M. Both teams Lewis traded points until C-M rallied to take an 8-5 lead, prompting CMB coach Scott Ranck to take a timeout. After the
Dustin Turner/Daily News CMB’s girls celebrate following an ace by Abbey Applegate (15) during the first set of the win over Colfax-Mingo on Thursday. Applegate’s three aces helped CMB to lock up the victory in Baxter.
break, CMB found its game, rallying back to pull even at eight apiece. The teams went back and forth from there, until CMB’s Abbey Applegate stepped up to the service line and delivered three aces. CMB fought to close things out at 21-16. CMB did not fair well against the visiting Gilbert Tigers, though. Gilbert swept the Raiders in three sets that were almost identical 25-15, 25-15, 25-17. There were few highlights for the Raid-
ers in the match. apart from the solid serve performances by Jurgens, Applegate, Haupert and Mackenzie Schmitz. Jurgens and Haupert each had aces, but the Tigers returned almost everything the Raiders put over the net en route to the win. Gilbert made similar work of Colfax-Mingo, but the Tigerhawks were able to steal a thrilling third set after a crushing defeat in the second. C-M lost 25-13, 25-8, 26-24, 25-11. Bald-
win, Allison Teed and Lewis were big keys to the third-set win. Lewis had several big kills to rally the Tigerhawks, and the serving of Olivia Maggard allowed C-M to reset its defense several times in anticipation of some tough strikes from Gilbert. CMB heads to Alleman to take on North Polk in a match next Tuesday, while the Tigerhawks will head to Monroe to take on Prairie City-Monroe.
Turner: Ditch the showmanship
Hawks fall on the road
about it, but I had a serious problem with these player intros. Each player, when it was her turn to be announced, stepped up and threw a ball into the crowd. I was pretty stunned with what I saw. One thought in particular came to mind: how long will it take before this spreads to other schools. Obviously, professional sports play a big role here. Young high school athletes see theatrical introductions at their favorite teams’ sporting events, and perhaps they even lobby the school to put on such a production, but this is not professional sports. It’s supposed to be much purer than that. Don’t get me wrong, I love the NBA, but I don’t want to see the player intros trickle down to high school volleyball or any other sport for that matter. High school sports are supposed to be about a
NEW SHARON — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks dropped a three-set match to host North Mahaska Thursday. “We missed some critical serves, which can’t happen,” said Heather James, Hawk head coach. “In set one, we were down 10-2 and came back steady. We played well. They just played better. It seemed we were always playing catch-up.” North Mahaska won 2522, 25-21, 25-15. Cassie Cullen had 16 kills for Lynnville-Sully. Jade Van Rees was credited with 28 set assists. Lysandra James downed six kills and Macy Lanser had
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few core principles, not putting on a show for the masses or showing up the home team’s opponent. I would implore whichever schools that currently do something to this effect to please stop, and think about the message you are sending. This isn’t supposed to be a ticket-selling, flashy extravaganza. High school sports are meant to represent and teach humility and respect. How are the girls supposed to learn these things when they are built up like professional athletes? I might be overreacting on this, but I would have a real problem if my child were in a situation like this. I hope it doesn’t catch on, and I would prefer to see less showmanship and more of a celebration of the team in general. Sports writer Dustin Turner may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 440, or at email@example.com.
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five kills. Lyndsay Terpstra went 12-of-12 serving with one ace serve. Cullen was 9-of10 servTerpstra ing, and Van Rees was 6-of-7 at the service line. Lanser came up with 17 digs and Terpstra had 16 digs. Van Rees had nine digs. James made a solo block at the net. Sports Editor Jocelyn Sheets may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 432, or at jsheets@newtondailynews. com.
Deegan hits hole-in-one
No. 20 Texas Tech could be without QB Mayfield
GRINNELL — John Deegan, Newton, aced the No. 17 hole at Oakland Arces Golf Course
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech could be bowl eligible at the earliest date in five years if it beats Iowa State on Saturday. In his first season as coach of the No. 20 Red Raiders, Kliff Kingsbury might equal what his former coach did in 2008. Mike Leach had Texas Tech at 6-0 three weeks before the Red Raiders rose to their highest ranking ever, No. 2, after toppling No. 1 Texas to reach 9-0. Kingsbury, who said he expects to win every game, sees beyond Texas Tech (5-0, 2-0) becoming bowl eligible should the Red Raiders come out on top of the Cyclones (1-3, 0-1). “Being bowl eligible means in December, you get to practice with those young guys and get them more reps,” he said. “I think that’s what all coaches look forward to.” Iowa State is eyeing its first Big 12 win after falling 31-30 to Texas on a final-minute score last week. The Cyclones’ loses have come by a combined 15 points. “I know this may surprise some of you, but we’re pretty emotional and passionate every football game,” said Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads, who launched into a fiery postgame tirade about what he believed was a bad call near the goal line in the closing minutes of the Texas loss. “Win or lose, 10 or 20, last second or a game that’s decided in the third quarter, one of the challenging things in athletics is overcoming both wins and losses.” Kingsbury also could become
Wednesday. Deegan used a pitching wedge to hit the ball 96 yards for the hole-in-one.
Bears stop skid, beat winless Giants 27-21
CHICAGO (AP) — Jay Cutler had no trouble finding Brandon Marshall this time. Tim Jennings struck early and late, and the Chicago Bears got the win they needed against a team still searching for its first victory. Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Marshall, and Jennings had two of Chicago’s three interceptions against Eli Manning in a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night. The Bears (4-2) snapped a two-game slide following a 3-0 start. New York is 0-6 for the first time since the 1976 team dropped its first nine, a stunning turn for a franchise that won the Super Bowl two years ago. The Giants came in clinging to the idea that they could claw their way back into the NFC East race because every team in the division has a losing record. It’s hard to see that happening, the way they’re playing. Cutler and Marshall were in tune early on, connecting for two touchdowns, and Jennings returned an interception 48 yards for a score as Chicago built a 24-14 halftime lead. Cutler was 24 of 36 for 262 yards after throwing for 358 against New Orleans last week. Marshall played a huge role in this one after venting over a lack of catches against the Saints, finishing with nine receptions for 87 yards. Manning, the owner of two championship rings, completed 14 of 26 passes for 239 yards and a touchdown, but he ran his league-leading total to 15 interceptions while matching last season’s number.
the first Texas Tech coach to win his first six games in his first season. Rhoads thinks highly of the former Red Raiders quarterback, noting that Kingsbury’s team was down 10 points early at Kansas last week. “ Winning on the road is hard, especially in this league, and they did it with a great sense of poise, and I think that Rhoads comes from the very top,” Rhoads said. Here are five things to watch when Iowa State plays Texas Tech: QB QUESTION FOR RED RAIDERS: There is uncertainty about starter Baker Mayfield, who is 132 for 201 for 1,488 yards passing with five interceptions to rank 18th in the nation. His right knee, which was twisted on a tackle last week, has no structural damage but it might be too sore for the freshman sensation to start or play. Backup Davis Webb has had some playing time but has thrown four picks. Rhoads said Baker’s been “marvelous: but that it won’t matter who plays QB for the Red Raiders. F UMBLES_RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME: Iowa State is the only team in the nation with three players — DEs Nick Kron and Cory Morrissey
and DB Deon Broomfield — with two fumble recoveries each. The Cyclones have recovered seven fumbles to rank second in the Big 12. “It’s never an easy game, by any means,” said Texas Tech DE Kerry Hyder, who has 18 total tackles and two sacks. “They always come out ready to play. So I expect them to come out with a chip on their shoulders as usual.” PENALTY PROBLEM: Texas Tech is near the bottom (tied for 118th) in penalties per game. The Red Raiders have been penalized no fewer than eight times in each game. They’ve been penalized 45 times for 416 yards for a per-game average of 83.2 yards. Kingsbury has harped on reducing penalties all season. RED ZONE FACEOFF: Texas Tech is third in the nation in red zone defense, allowing opponents two touchdowns and four field goals in 11 penetrations inside the Red Raiders’ 20. Iowa State is one of four teams nationally that’s perfect once the Cyclones get inside the red zone, getting nine TDs and four FGs in 13 trips. DUAL THREAT RED RAIDERS: Texas Tech has three receivers in the top 10 in the receptions in the Big 12: Jace Amaro, Eric Ward and Jakeem Grant. The Red Raiders’ passing attack gets even better when their run game is humming. “They’ve got great players on the inside and the outside,” the Cyclones’ Broomfield said. “You can’t just concentrate on their passing game.”
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Cross country: Area runners have a good day Continued from Page 1B Canyon Kuhlman of LynnvilleSully and Jacob Lensing of Pella Christian were the top area runners in the varsity boys’ race. Kuhlman posted a fourth-place time of 18:53.62 for the 5K race. Lensing ran the course in 19:01.95. Joining Kuhlman in the scoring for Lynnville-Sully were Ben Trettin in 12th at 19:48.96, Luke Jones in 31st at 21:30, Jake Brand in 36th at 21:43.66, and Bayley Morvant in 41st at 22:31.76. Others running for the Hawk boys were: 42. Jim Trettin, 22:33.39, 68. Lucas Smith, 25:46.86, 69. Lauri Ryyppoe, 26:01.01, 74. Kordell Mueller, 27:15.38. Grant Dunsbergen was Pella Christian’s second top-10 finisher, claiming 10th in 19:34.53. Scott Haveman secured the No. 3 runner spot for the Eagles, finishing in 17th at 20:15.46. Jonathan Beltman placed 21st in 20:25.76 and Samuel Dahm was 32nd in 21:35.23. Others placing for Pella Christian were: 37. Gabriel Soler, 21:50, 50. Sam Lensing, 23:03.38, 61. Kelvin Ouyang, 24:27.25, 64. David Dykstra, 25:10.20, 65. Alek Vink, 25:11.82. “Scott Haveman also had an outstanding night, finishing third for our team for the first time,” Meinders said. “Jonathan, Alek and David had outstanding finishes for us. Overall, I was very impressed with their performances. Our kids ran very strong on the hills. We took home 13 medals between our high school and middle school runners.”
Colfax-Mingo’s boys were led by Jimmy Abell’s 15th-place finish in 20:07.82. Ahn Hyeongyeop placed 44th in 22:41.28 and Chris Stuva took 51st in 23:05.19. Ryan McLain ran 58th in 24:00.32 and K.C. Huffman placed 62nd in 24:41.57. “Jimmy got out strong and finished the race hard,” Tomas said. Abell was one of only four boys to run under the 19-minute mark in the varsity 5K race. Orie Brown of Belle Plaine was the individual winner in 18:21.90. Will Dunsburgen took 71st in 26:25.84 for the Tigerhawks. Adam Teed finished 72nd in 26:07.11. IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL RACES, Colfax-Mingo’s Jonathan Jacobs won the boys’ 1.6-mile race in 10:07.25. Nic Duffy was 22nd in 12:01.22 and Jacob Frier placed 30th in 12:43.54. The Colfax-Mingo girls placed two in the top 10 led by Colleen Craig in seventh place in 12:24.17 and Ilia Hostetter was ninth in 12:40.20. Shaylee Shedenhelm finished 16th in 13:11.45 followed by Payton Rhone in 18th at 13:48.62, and Jordan Atwood in 19th at 14:27.52. Lynnville-Sully’s boys had four in the race. Lucas Roland finished 25th in 12:15.71 and Mason Dunsbergen placed 38th in 14:15.88. Brett Maasdam was 40th in 14:53.80, and Jarred Bassett placed 42nd in 15:33.27. Pella Christian’s Nathan VerMeer collected the third-place medal in the boys’ race in 10:10.41. Martin Landazurri was 10th in 10:52.41 and
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Lynnville-Sully’s Tara Vos, seen here running in her home meet in September, paced the Hawks to a team title at Thursday’s Montezuma Invitational cross country meet in Montezuma. Vos led a 2-3-5 finish by the Hawk girls in the varsity 4K race. Colfax- Mingo and Pella Christian runners competed at the meet also.
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Jacob Lensing (left), seen here competing in the PCM Invitational Sept. 26, was the top runner for Pella Christian in Thursday’s cross country meet at Montenza. Lensing placed fifth in the varsity 5K race. Colfax-Mingo and Lynnville Sully also competed in the meet.
Lucas Bandstra was 12th in 11:05.72. Michael Munoz finished 31st in 12:56.62, and Sam Carmichael was 36th in 13:31.13. In the girls’ race, Pella Christian
went 2-3-4, led by Lindsey Breon in 11:43.32. Claire Milligan was third in 12:07, and Jacque Lensing was fourth in 12:12.92. Hannah Dykstra finished 26th in 21:52.94.
NCMP: Aquagirls swim to the occasion in final home meet Continued from Page 1B Now, it’s a push to avenge their only loss in dual action last year. The Aquagirls travel to Dowling Catholic on Tuesday. The tone was set for the varsity Thursday against Boone in the 200-meter medley relay. The foursome of Sydney Jenkins, Sara Martin, Scotton and Hannah Rhoads won the race in 2:09.57. NCMP claimed second place also with Kira Hanson, Sierra Griffith, Emily Miller and Forsyth combining for a 2:19 finish. Boone’s top relay was third in 2:22.64. NCMP went 1-2-3 in the 200-meter freestyle, the 200-meter individual medley relay, the 100-meter butterfly, the 100-meter freestyle and the 100-meter breaststroke. In the 50meter freestyle it was Scotton winning and Samantha Hedrick in second place. Hedrick out reached Boone’s Maddie Swanson in the closest race of the night — the 400-meter freestyle. Hedrick won in 5:02.99 and Swanson
touched in 5:03.68. Jenkins won the 100-meter backstroke in 1:11.64 followed by two Boone swimmers. The final race — the 400-meter freestyle relay — belonged to the Aquagirls, who went 1-2. Carly, Colville, Scotton, Jenkins and Hedrick posted a winning time of 4:21.22. The team of Sarah Predergast, Miller, Elizabeth Myers and Rachel Prendergast was second in 4:29.17. Boone’s relay team finished third in 4:41.18. In junior varsity competition, the pool was filled with Aquagirls. Patterson said Boone only had three junior varsity swimmers “so, we were able to get a lot of girls in to swim events tonight.” The senior quartet of Marston, Hamand, Wellik and Reed won the 200-meter medley relay in 2:38.45. Forsyth claimed first in the 200-meter individual medley in 2:55.98 and Perrin won the 50-meter freestyle in 33.71 seconds. Rethmeier won the 100-meter backstroke in 1:33 and Sorensen was third in 1:51.94. Reed, Marston and
Rethmeier combined with Brianna Fuller to win the 400-meter freestyle relay in 5:05.11. Here are the complete NCMP results from Thursday’s home meet: NCMP vs. Boone Varsity (NCMP results) Team scores: NCMP 130, Boone 39 200-m medley relay: 1. NCMP (Jenkins, Martin, Scotton, Rhoads), 2:09.57, 2. NCMP (Hanson, Girffith, Miller, Forsyth), 2:19.09, 4. NCMP (Perrin, Maharry, Jolivette, Knoll), 2:28.68. 200-m freestyle: 1. C. Colville, 2:16.69, 2. R. Prendergast, 2:24.63, 3. W. Colville, 2:29.60. 200-m individual medley: 1. S. Prendergast, 2:49.47, 2. Miller, 2:50.31, 3. Myers, 2:51.96. 50-m freestyle: 1. Scotton, 28.80, 2. Hedrick, 29.71, 5. Hanson, 32.72. 100-m butterfly: 1. Scotton, 1:06.18 (SR), 2. C. Colville, 1:09.70, 3. Jenkins, 1:16.52. 100-m freestyle: 1. Martin, 1:05.63, 2. Rhoads, 1:07.71, 3. Miller, 1:08.56. 400-m freestyle: 1. Hedrick, 5:02.99, 4. S. Prendergast, 5:12.56, 5. Hanson, 5:13.18. 200-m freestyle relay: 1. NCMP (C. Colville, R. Prendergast, Rhoads, Hedrick), 1:58.47, 2. NCMP (Myers, S. Prendergast, Forsyth, Martin), 2:04.96, 4. NCMP (Knoll, Reed, Colville, Hanson), 2:11.57. 100-m backstroke: 1. Jenkins, 1:11.64, 4. Jolivette, 1:24.31, 5. Thorpe, 1:29.09. 100-m breaststroke: 1. Martin, 1:21.23, 2. Rhoads, 1:24.66, 3. Griffith, 1:25.23.
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400-m freestyle relay: 1. NCMP (C. Colville, Scotton, Jenkins, Hedrick), 4:21.22, 2. NCMP (S. Prendergast, Miller, Myers, R. Prendergast), 4:29. 17, 4. NCMP (Jolivette, Perrin, W. Colville, Griffith), 4:57.01. Junior Varsity (NCMP results) Team scores: NCMP 137, Boone 5 200-m medley relay: 1. NCMP (Marston, Hamand, Wellik, Reed), 2:38.45, 2. NCMP (Thorpe, Tremmel, Hamm, Jefferson), 2:49.08, 3. NCMP (Mehmen, Hawkins, Henry, Heisdorffer), 3:02.22. 200-m freestyle: 1. Fuller, 2:42, 2. Rethmeier, 2:45.78, 3. Westendorf, 3:12.81. 200-m individual medley: 1. Forsyth, 2:55.98, 2. Jolivette, 2:56.21, 3. Jefferson, 3:17.03. 50-m freestyle: 1. Perrin, 33.71, 2. Cochran, 34.64, 3. Hamm, 37.36. 100-m butterfly: 1. Myers, 1:19.17, 2. Perrin, 1:33.80, 3. Wellik, 1:44. 100-m freestyle: 1. W. Colville, 1:12.18, 2. Reed, 1:12.33. 400-m freestyle: 1. Griffith, 5:25.12, 2. Tremmel, 5:56.03, 3. Marston, 6:05. 200-m freestyle relay: 1. NCMP (Jefferson, Maharry, Wellik, Cochran), 2:15.36, 2. NCMP (Fuller, Heisdorffer, Van Sickle, Hamand), 2:28.60, 3. NCMP (Hawkins, Henry, Fitzgerald, Hamm), 2:30.59. 100-m backstroke: 1. Rethmeier, 1:33.41, 2. Doland, 1:49.08, 3. Sorensen, 1:51.94. 100-m breaststroke: 1. Maharry, 1:30.13, 2. Forsyth, 1:31.50, 3. R. Prendergast, 1:33.36. 400-meter freestyle relay: 1. NCMP (Reed, Marston, Fuller, Rethmeier), 5:05.11, 2. NCMP (Jefferson, Thorpe, Hamm, Tremmel), 5:21.18, 3. NCMP (Heisdorffer, Cochran, Henry, Doland), 5:36.40.
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Worship Together Ashton Chapel Next to Ashton Park, near intersection of Hwy 330 and F17 (8887 W. 122nd St. N., Mingo, IA) Sunday School 9:00am; Worship 10:00am. Pastors: Larry Craig and Mark Eddy Bar None Cowboy Church Building next to Culver’s Newton, David Rex, Pastor, 641-5214354, 7pm Thursdays. Music featured each week. www.barnonecowboy churchofiowa.com Baxter Evangelical Free Church East Avenue, Baxter, Eugene Bucklin, Pastor, 10:00am Worship, 5:30pm FCYF, 7:00pm Wednesday prayer mtg. Bethany United Church of Christ 5627 N. 95th Ave. W., Baxter, (one mi. E. of Baxter on Station St.) Pastor Wanda Seydel. Sunday after Labor Day through Memorial Day: 8:30 Junior Choir; 9:15 Sunday School; 10:30 Worship. Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9:30 Worship; Women’s Fellowship First Thursday 2pm. Sunday’s in July feature 10:30 prayer and study of the Lords Prayer. Bible Missionary Church 909 N. 95th Ave. E. 641-840-2093 Pastor Lucas. Sunday School 9:45am, Morning Worship 10:45, Evening Service 6:00pm. Mid-week Service 7:00pm Center Friends Northeast of Newton, Karen Mendenhall, pastor, Dallas Gilreath, pastor, Cheri Doane, assistant pastor; 9:30am Sunday school, 10:30am Worship. Call 641-792-2473. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Prairie City, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:00am Worship. Christian Life Church 421 S. 2nd Ave. W., Interim Pastor James Miller; Phone Number: 641-521-9294. Coffeetime 9:30am, Worship 10:00am. Lunch Served at noon. Bible Study: Tuesday 10:00am. Christian Reformed Church Prairie City, Matthew McClure, pastor; 9:30am Worship, 10:45am Sunday school, 6:30pm Worship. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Jasper County Church of Christ 1100 N. 3rd Ave. E., 9:30am Bible classes, 10:30am & 1:30pm Worship; Thursday evening 7:00pm Bible Study. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1405 N. 11th Ave. E., Branch President-Gregory O. Rivers, 316 E. 8th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. 9:30am Sacrament meeting, 10:40am Sunday School & Primary, 11:45am Priesthood, Relief Society & Young Women. Colfax United Methodist Church S. Locust St. & Division St., 515-674-3782. 10:00am Sunday School, 10:00am Family Worship. Rev. R.D. Streeter Community of Christ 1805 S. 8th Ave. E., 791-7834, Bill Conklin, pastor, Church School Classes 9:30am; Worship Service 10:30am; Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00pm. Community Heights Alliance Pastor Cory Stout, Senior Pastor; Pastor John Patterson, Associate Pastor; Tyler Kramer, Youth Pastor; Mike Osterbauer, Pastor of Worship and Young Adults. Sunday Worship Services 8:30am, 11am & 6pm; Sunday School 9:45am; Sr. High Youth Group Wednesday 7:45pm; Wednesday Prayer Meetings 6am, noon & 6:45am; Jr. High Youth Group 6:30pm; Awana 6:30pm; Saturday Night Alive, first Sat. of each month at 7:00pm. Nursery available for most events. Handicapped accessible. 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. 792-1620. www.communityheights.org. Congregational United Church of Christ-Baxter 217 S. Main Baxter, Rollin Watters, pastor, Sunday School 9:30am, Regular worship service, 10:30am
Congregational United Church of Christ-Newton 308 E. 2nd St. N., Newton, Rev. Jessica Petersen-Orwenyo, Pastor; Sunday Worship 10:00am, Nursery provided; Fellowship Time 11:00am. Accessible to all. Bible Study Wednesdays 10:00am. Christian Education for children of all ages Wed. 6:00pm(infant-8th grade). 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 7:00pm - Adult Christian Education. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! facebook.com/NewtonUCC Cornerstone Bible Fellowship 1000 E. 12th St. S., Newton; Pastor Steve Bundy, Associate Pastor Brian Keeton. Sunday School 9am, Sunday Worship 10:15am, 6:30pm youth group on Sunday, 7pm Wed Bible study, Faith Baptist Prairie City, 9:30am Bible School, 10:30am Worship, 6:00pm Gospel service, 7:00pm Wed., Bible study. First Assembly of God 1029 E. 19th St. N., Newton, www.newtonassembly.com; Pastor Don Hayes, senior pastor; 9am Sunday School, 10am Worship, 7pm Wed. mid-week service. First Baptist Church Colfax, Rev. Phil Butler, pastor, 674-3752. Family Fellowship 9:00 am; Sun. School 9:15 am; Morning Worship 10:30 am; Eve. Service 6:00 pm. Wed., 7:00 pm Hour of Power.
Foursquare Church 1510 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Dottie Black and Associate Pastor Dustin Black, 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning worship service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday night Sunday School and prayer meetings 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9:15 a.m. Sunday until service time. Grace Church “A Family Of Friends”, 1620 N. 11th Ave E., Newton; Pastor Dan Hayton; Sunday Morning Refreshments 9:30 am, Worship Service with nursery care 10:00 am. The Edge: 5 yr olds to 5th grade & The Kids Community Pre School age, Sunday at 10:00am. Experience God Bible Study Wed. at 7am; Life Student Ministries Wed. 6:45-8pm 641-792-1793 www.gracenewton.com Grinnell Church of Christ 1402 3rd Ave., Grinnell, Iowa 50112, Bible study Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Worship services Sunday 1030 a.m. email@example.com or www.grinnellcoc.com Haven Vineyard Church 207 1st Ave. E, Newton; Pastor Caz & Jane Cibula; 641-526-3157; 10 am Sunday Service.
Iron Sharpens Iron Church 1305 E. 10th St. S. Newton Cheryl Palmer, Doug Cupples Ministers 10:00am Sunday Morning Worship. Bible study and fellowship follow morning service. Mid-week Service 7pm Wednesday with Merlin Hamilton. Kellogg Christian (Disciples of Christ) 321 Bolton St., Kellogg, 10:30 am Worship. Kellogg United Methodist 417 2nd St., Kellogg, Pastor Tim Morgan, Sunday School 9:30am nursery, kids, young adult, middle adult & adult classes; 10:30am Morning worship; Worship Lit Saturday’s 7:00pm; Open Hand Supper 3rd Saturday of the month 6:00pm. Killduff United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 10:45am Communion first Sunday of each month. Living Word Fellowship Doug Bradey, Pastor, 321 E. Robinson St., Knoxville 641-828-7119, Wed. Night Service: 6pm prayer, 7pm worship, 6:15pm Fuzion Youth Service; Sun. Morning Service: 8:30 am prayer, 9 am Life Groups, 10 am Worship Service, Nursery and Children’s Ministry available. Lynnville Friends Mark Porter, Pastor, 9:00 am Morning Worship, 10:30 am Sunday School, 6:30 pm Bible
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 314 E. 2nd St. N. Pastor Mark Young. Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Faith Village & Sunday School. 10:15 Worship. 11:30am coffee fellowship. 5:45pm Wed; Family Unity Night. Thurs; 6:00 Choir Practice, 7:10 Atonement Practice. www.fccnewton.org 641-792-5850, Nursery provided. First Church of Christ Scientist 616 6th Ave., Grinnell, 10:30 am Services. First Lutheran Church - ELCA 309 E. 3rd St. N., Newton. Pastor Zachary Bey. Sunday Worship at 9:30 am; Sunday School and Fellowship to follow at 10:45 am; High School Youth Group every other Wednesday evening. 641-792-3934. All are welcome! First Presbyterian 220 N 2nd Ave E Newton Interim Pastor Linda CurtisStolper Adult Sunday School 9AM Kids Action Hour 9:15AM Worship 10:30AM Fellowship 11:30AM Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible Everyone Welcome! Mens Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:30AM & 9AM Womens Bible Study Wed 9:30AM WOW Wed 4:30PM 792-2790 www.newton1stpresbyterian.org First United Methodist 210 N 2nd Ave E., Rev. Gary Marzolf 8:30 AM Traditional Worship, 9:30 AM Fellowship 9:45 AM Sunday School. 11:00 AM Contemporary Worship. 6:00 PM Youth Group. Handicapped Accessible. Nursery Provided. 9:00 am “First Church on The Air”- KCOB www. newtonfirst.org
New Life Community Church of the Nazarine 605 W. 8th St. N., P.O. Box 1021, Rev. Lauris Meek, Sunday School 9:30 am, Morning Worship 10:30 am, Sunday Evening 6:00 pm, Wed. Children’s Night & TNT (Teen) 7:00 pm, Junior quizzing 7:00 pm, Thurs. Youth 7:00 pm , Thurs. Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 pm, Fellowship Hall. Nursery for all services. Parsonage 792-6171 or Church 792-5363. Newton Church of The Way 2306 S. 3rd Ave E., 792-7300 Pastor Steve Heerema. Sunday Morning: 7:45 Classic; 9:00 and 10:30 Ignite, Nursery during both Ignite Services (for newborn through 2 years old). Journey 252 Children’s Ministry 10:30am (for children 3 years through 6th Grade) The Way Café 8:30 to 10:30am, 5:00-7:00pm Prayer of Blessing, Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30pm Route 146 Youth, Saturday Nite Ignite 7:00-8:00pm Everyone Welcome! Other various group studies and classes are offered. Check out our Facebook page, our weekly bulletin on our website, or call/email the office for more information. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.newtonway.org Our Savior Lutheran Missouri Synod 1900 N. 4th Ave. E., Rev. John M. Moore, Pastor, Sunday Worship 9:00 am; Adult Bible Study Sundays 10:30 am; Sunday School Kingdom Quest 10:30 am; High School Youth Group Sunday 10:30 am & Wednesdays 7:00 pm; www.oursavlutheran. com (641( 792-1084.
First Baptist Church (Newton) 620 S. 8th Ave. E., phone: 7927113.Web:www.NewtonFirstBaptist.com and on facebook. Pastor Aaron Loree, Family Education Time 9:00a.m., Powerkidz infants - 5th grade 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School for teens 9:00a.m.; Worship Service 10:15a.m. Men’s group meets on the first Sat. of every month at 7:30pm. First Baptist 810 S. Commerce, Monroe, Senior Pastor Shank, Youth Pastor Jason Burns. 9:30 am Sun. School, 10:30 am Worship, 6:00 p Evening service, 6 p.m. Christians in Action grades 6-12, Wed. Awana at 6:15 p.m. during school year, Wed. Bible Study & Prayer 8:15 pm during school year & 8 p.m. during summer.
Newton Christian Reformed Church 511 S. 5th Ave. E., Aaron Gunsaulus, Pastor, 9:30 am Morning worship, 10:50 am Church school, 6:00 pm Sunday Evening worship.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church 151 60th Ave, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship Service;10:30 a.m. Sunday School email@example.com 515-994-2354
Heart of Worship 14283 Hwy F62, Lynnville Pastor Tom Pool, Worship: 9 a.m., Children’s Church: 9:45 a.m. Fellowship: 10:15 a.m., Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA 1409 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Ken Ahntholz, 9:00 am Sunday School; 10:15 am Worship, easy access - no steps. Hope Assembly of God 126 W. State St., Colfax, Sunday school 10 am, Worship service 11 am, Sunday Evening Prayer Service 6:30 pm. 641-674-3700. Howard Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Tom Burns, pastor. 10:30 am Morning worship. Sunday school 9-10am all ages; K-5 Wed after school; Jr. High & High School 7-8pm; Howard and Locust Colfax. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 305 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515674-3711; Decaon Joe Dvorak; 11:00am Sunday Mass, 9:00am Wednesday Communion Service; www.immaculateconceptioncolfax.org Immanuel Baptist (GARB) 1300 N. 4th Ave. E., Ken Van Loon, Pastor, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship, 6:00 pm Worship, Wed 6:30-8:00 pm Youth, 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana Clubs (during school year), 7:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Fellowship. Call 792-4470. Ira United Church Karen Fausch, pastor, 9:00 am Worship, 10:15 am Sunday School.
Study Hour. Metz Community 3253 W. 62nd St. S., Newton, 791-9568, Pastor David Rex; Sunday School 9:00 am. 10:10 am service. Mingo United Methodist 202 W. Main, Mingo, Rev. Kurt DeVance, 515-339-8819; Children’s Sunday School - 9:30 am and Adult Sunday School - 9:45 am. Church time is 10:45 am. Monroe Presbyterian Church 115 So. Main, Monroe, Rev. Ann Rouse, Sonlight Service 8:00 am; 9:00 am church school, 10:00 am Traditional Worship, communion on 1st Sunday of month, 6:00 pm Session Committees 2nd Sunday of month, 7:00 pm Session Meeting 2nd Sunday of month. Monroe United Methodist 407 N. Monroe St., Monroe, 641259-2822; Pastor Stephen Taylor; Jubilee Service 8:15 am; Sunday School 9:00 am; Worship 10:15 am; Office Hours: Mon. Thurs. 8-Noon; firstname.lastname@example.org New Life Baptist Church 124 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515-674-3103, Sunday School 9:45 am, Worship Service 10:45, Evening Service 6 pm, midweek service 7 pm Wednesdays. Independent Fundamental Baptist Church. Newton Baptist Temple (A Fundamental Independent Church) 621 E. 12th St. N., Ross McIntyre, pastor. 10:00 am Sunday School, 11:00 am Worship, Wednesday and Sunday 6:00 pm Worship, Bus transportation available, 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible study.
Pleasantview United Methodist 8454 S. 28th Ave. E., Newton, Pastor Tim Morgan; 9:00 am worship; 10:15 am Sunday School. Prairie City Church of the Brethren 12015 Hwy S 6G, Corner of S 6G & F70 W, 5 miles south of Prairie City on S6G, 515-9942940; Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8:15-11:15 am; Pastor Timothy Peter; Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School; 10:45am Worship Service/Children’s Church; Nursery provided. Prairie City First Reformed Church 300 E. 5th St., P. O. Box 178, 515-994-2250, frcprairiecity@ aol.com; 9:30 am Worship, 10:50 am Sunday School. Prairie City United Methodist Church 706 W. McMurray, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 8:30 a.m. Praise Service;10:15 Coffee Chat; 10:45 Traditional Worship. Office hours 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-TH email@example.com 515-994-2354 Rock Creek Hickory Grove Church 3 1/2 miles north of Rock Creek Lake, 9:15 am fellowship, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 am worship. Reasnor United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 8:45am. Communion first Sunday of each month. Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1115 S. 8th Ave. E., Rev. William Reynolds, pastor, Saturday: 5:30 pm Mass, Sunday: 9:00 am Mass.
Salvation Army 301 N. 2nd Ave. E., Captains Jeff and Mikey Carter, Sunday - 9:45 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship. Seventh Day Adventist 1409 S. 8th Ave E., Newton Pastor Joshua Plhocky Saturday Services 9:00 am; Worship 11 am Sabbath school, Prayer Meeting Thursday Eve at 7:00 pm Solid Rock Church 115 Main St., Reasnor; Pastor John Hlad 641-842-2440; Sunday Bible study all ages 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. worship; Wednesday Bible study all ages 7 p.m. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church 4900 Meredith Dr., (NW 46th Ave.), Des Moines, The Bishop L.W. Faulk, 9:10 am Morning prayer, 9:30 am Holy communion. St. Luke United Methodist 501 E. 19th St. N., Pastor Rev. Audrey Young, 8:00 am worship followed by Coffee time. 9:15 am Sunday School for all ages, including two adult classes. 10:30 am Worship followed by Coffeetime. 641-792-5736 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church 5 mi. west of Sully, Pastor Nancy J. Pick, Worship 9:30 am; Adult Forum 10:15 am; Women of the ELCA meet 1:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month; Church Council meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.; Contact Parish office 641-798-4651. St. Stephen’s Episcopal 223 E. 4th St. N., Newton, ph. 792-6971. Rev. John Thorpe, Rector, Rev. Merle Smith, Deacon; Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist & 10:00 am Holy Eucharist; Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 am Morning Prayer; Wed. 5:00 pm Evening Prayer. Sully Community Church Pastor Jerry Morningstar, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:30 am Worship, 5:00 pm Quiz team practice; 6:00 pm Worship, Thursday night adults, youth 7:00 pm. Sully Christian Reformed Pastor Brian Ochsner. 9:30 am Morning worship, 6:00 pm Evening worship, 10:45 am Sunday School. 9:30 am Tues. Coffee Break for women, Nursery and preschool classes provided. 7:15 pm Wed - Gems, Cadets and High School Youth, Prayer for Country - everyone welcome. 8 Bible studies call 594-4440.
Sully First Reformed Church Rev. Wayne Sneller, senior pastor, Diana Scandridge, Youth & Education Director. 9:30 am Worship, 11:00 am Sunday school, 6:00 pm Worship; Thursday Night Family Night 7:00 pm Sept. - March. www.sullyfrc.org United Pentecostal 813 E. 7th St. N., Rev. Robert A. Shaw, pastor, 10:00 am Sunday Worship, 6:00 pm Sunday Worship, Prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30, Super & Youth Church Wednesday starts 7:00-8:00. United Presbyterian 209 N. 2nd Ave. E., Rev. Donald Freeman, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 - 11:30 am worship service (broadcasted live on KCOB radio); 11:30 am Fellowship; Wednesday choir rehearsal 6:00 p.m.; Nursery provided on Sundays. Westfield Community Church 4164 20th St., Grinnell, Pastor Jann Braaksma, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Youth Group; www.westfieldwitness.org Wittemberg Church Rt. 1, Newton, pastor Rev. Roger K. Swanson 10:15 am Worship.
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Public Notices NOTICE OF FORFEITURE OF CONTRACT TO MARK W. HARRIS, RONDA S. HARRIS, SPOUSE OF MARK W. HARRIS, SPOUSE OF RONDA S. HARRIS, OTTO LAW OFFICE, PLLC, STATE OF IOWA, CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA, CAPITAL ONE AUTO FINANCE, INC., AND ALL PERSONS IN POSSESSIONOF THE REATL ESTATE DESCRIBED BELOW: You are hereby notified: 1. That the written contract dated November 14, 2003, filed December 11, 2003, in Doc. No. 0315590, and executed by Glenn A. Criqui and Robin A. Criqui, seller (s), and Mark W. Harris and Ronda S. Harris, buyer(s), for the sale of the following described real estate located in Jasper County, Iowa: Lot 7 in Block B of Community Heights, an Addition to the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, as shown in Plat Book D, at Page 28 in the Office of the Recorder of said County. Has not been complied with, in respect to the terms and conditions of said contract in the following specific particulars: Items of default..............Amount 36 payments of $558.00 due from July 1, 2010 through June 1, 2013...........................$20,088.00 Late charges due.............$977.89 Bad check fees................$100.00 Property Inspection...........$28.00 Total...........................$21,127.89 2. That said contract will stand forfeited and cancelled as by its terms and provisions it may be, unless the party in default within 30 days after the completed service (November 19, 2013) of this notice, shall perform the said terms and conditions in default as stated in the previous paragraph, and in addition pay the reasonable costs of serving this notice. 3. Make all payments under this notice at the office of the attorney signing below. 4. Pursuant to Iowa Code §656.7, you are responsible for sellers' attorneys fees to the extent of $50.00. Payment of these fees is not required to prevent forfeiture and to comply with this notice. 5. This communication is from a debt collector, and is an attempt to collect a debt. Bayview Financial Property Trust William Mathis AT0005021 126 West Second Street Muscatine, Iowa 52761-3713 (563) 263-9494 firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney for seller(s) October 4, 11, 18 Legal Notice MV Residential Construction is requesting bids from all trades for Newton Senior Residence, located in Newton, Iowa, a three-story multi-family building of 53 units. Construction is expected to begin this winter with completion by fall 2014. The work to be performed on this project is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 1701u (Section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall,to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing. Section3 companies and Minority, Women, Veteran, and Small Business Enterprises are strongly encouraged to participate in the bid process. Plans & bid forms may be purchased from Rapids Reproductions - 515.251.3222. If you have the capability to view or print plans yourself, e-mail Ashley.Jenkins@mvg.com to obtain login directions for our free website. The bid deadline is Tuesday,October 15, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. CDT (4:00 p.m. EDT). Bids can be emailed to Ashley or faxed to 513.588.1627 or mailed to MVRC Estimating / Newton, 9349 WaterStone Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45249. If you would like to verify we received your bid, or have other bid related questions, contact Estimating at 513.774.8400. We will analyze all bids and consequently award contracts for this project. The owner reserves the right to reject any, part of any, or all of said proposals, and to waive formalities in the bids. Miller-Valentine Group is an EEO/AA Employer. October 4, 11
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At WesleyLife, we believe that living a wellbalanced life with attention to mind, body and spirit is essential to aging well. We encourage older adults to live a healthy and independent lifestyle, focusing on their abilities, potential and passions.
Full Time Evening and Full Time Overnight positions are available RN/LPN
Park Centre has an outstanding opportunity for a full time RN or LPN. The nurse will be responsible for the overall quality and care of our residents including our skilled nursing unit and health center. Part time and PRN hours are also available. Successful candidates will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have a current State of Iowa RN or LPN license. Experience as a med/surg nurse or in leadership in LTC preferred. Please apply in person or send resume to Park Centre, 500 1st Street North, Newton, IA 50208. Apply on line at www.wesleylife.org.EOE. Drug and Tobacco-free work place.
Associate Director of Facilities Management Construction and Maintenance Grinnell College is currently seeking a motivated and wellorganized individual to be part of our Facilities Management team. Responsibilities: This position involves a variety of duties including supervision of skilled trade’s positions, the oversight of building systems, preventative maintenance and construction projects. Application of engineering skills and knowledge for mechanical/electrical systems and energy management (controls). Estimate material and labor costs for small projects and alteration requests, as well as return-oninvestments for energy-related projects. Compile and submit budget requests and projections for special projects and utilities. Management and oversight of all College electronic drawings (AutoCAD & PDF) and hard copies. Project management and inspection of small (in-house) to large (capital) construction projects. Representative of FM for other departments for accessibility, emergency planning, etc. Liaison with contractors and outside agencies, such as City administration, architects, engineers, and vendors. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Engineering and five or more years of experience is required. Application Process: Submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com or (641) 269-4818. For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at http://www.grinnell.edu. Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, or any other protected class.
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1 DROP leaf coffee table $30.4 drawer dark wood, end table $40. Ethan Allen stacked tables very good condition $70. Brass floor lamp $15 641-792-5217 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. 1997 GRAND Am, new tires, good work car. Needs alternator. $825.00 792-4664 2 ANTIQUE steel wheels one is 27”, one is 29” tall. $15.00 each.641-792-4664 2-TWIN SIZE Renaissance pillowtop mattress sets. Clean, used very little. Frames, Tempo wood headboards, $100 each. 2 tailored bedskirts, matching pillows, window valance, $25 each. 2 Lands End, natural color spreads and pillow shams, $25 each. 641-792-8273. 300 PIECE puzzles large piece easy pick up.Round end table with two decks
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4 DINING room/kitchen chairs on rollers. Fabric cushions, oak arms & pedestal $30 ea. 641-7926127 4 FOOT round oak table with 4 chairs and 24” leaf. Gear drive for leaf $75.00 641-792-8186 4 KITCHEN dining room chairs on rollers with oak arms and base, fabric cushion $30 ea. 792-6127 ALUMMINUM CAMPER door 32”x75 5/8” $60. Concrete planters $20-$25. Steel pipe, cable, re-rod, Ibeam, angle iron, 8' wear edge for snow blade $20 and $40. 4 legs for deer stand $20. 641-793-2955 ALUMMINUM STEP ladder, 8' – good condition $30. 792-3339 or 831-4668 BLACK KENMORE range 2009 model $300 515-6743767 CATTLE PANELS 5 – 8ft for $8 ea. 7 – 16ft for $16 ea. 32 steel tea posts 6 - 6 1/2ft for $2.50 ea . 42 small bales of hay for $3.50/bale. 515-710-7308 CRAFTSMAN 18” chain saw E-2 adjust bar w/spare chain (new in box) carrying case like new $100.00. 792-4441. FARM FRESH Free Range Eggs $2/doz. 515-6613774 FOR SALE-WOOD burners, 2 stove-1 furnace. Good Shape. Make Offer. 515-771-2642. FRIGIDAIRE CLOTHES washer, heavy duty, super capacity, 2 speed, 8 cycle. Runs great $75. 641-7510163 GREEN BAY Packers winter coat. $85 OBO 641417-8078 or 641-831-0971 HAIER 8000 BTU air conditioner used once, new in box $250.00 cash only 792-4441 HOLMES QUARTZ Heater. Radiant Heat. $15 OBO. 641-521-1766 REAL ESTATE
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HY-VEE 60 anniversary book. $10.00 792-4664 IKEA CABINET door mirror $30-fits IKEA or other cabinets approximately 20”x79” like new (mirror door can been seen at www.ikea.com/us/catalog/p roducts/S69811709). 641792-0239. INFLATABLE POOL 7.5'x 4' $15 very good condition about 16” high when deflated 641 -792-0239 JOHN DEERE Automatic Riding Mower L111. 104Hrs $800. 641-7922370 LIFETIME PORTABLE basketball system $125.00 641-791-7590 or 641-7922953 LONGABERGER BASKETS 2001 “Shining Star” w/ plastic protector & liner $25. 1993 “bayberry” w/ protector and liner $20. 20” snow blower Toro $65. Rock n' Roll Ernie, Rock n' Roll Elmo – new in box $15ea or 2 at $25. Maytag miniature Wringer Washer – In box $15. 641275-7600 MEN'S 24” or 26” 10spd bike used very little. Like new! $45 OBO, 641-5211766 MICROWAVE GOOD condition $20, Table for CD & movies $5, Dolls $1 a piece, movies .75, canister set of 3 for $1, Kitchen table and 2 chairs $25 call after 2:45pm 791-7809 MIDNIGHT MUSTANG ELECTRONIC ROCKING HORSE FOR KIDS 2 ½ YRS OR OLDER. WHINNIES WHEN ROCKING. EXCELLENT CONDITION $85.00 NEW SELLING FOR $45.00 641-792-3837 MORSE SEWING machine and cabinet with seat $100. 641-791-7590 or 641-792-2953 REAL ESTATE
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PRECIOUS MOMENTS -1978 “make A Joyful Noise” -1980 “God Is Love” -1983 40th Anniversary -1983 50th Anniversary -1984 “I Get a Bang Out of You” -1987 “Wishing You a Basketful of Blessings” -1998 “Alaska Once More” $8 ea or 7 at $50. 7928017 SEVERAL OLD antique style glass bottles. Make offer 641-792-4664
1951 CHEVY Pick Up, ½ ton, 350 engine, 350 tranny, PS, PD brakes, Black, $10,500. 641-792-4541
SHOTGUN, 12GA PUMP, FULL CHOKE WESTERN FIELD WITH VENTILATED RIB. VERY GOOD CONDITION $275.00 COLFAX 515-674-3084
1968 BLUE Ford Mustang Convertible. 60,000 miles, 289 Automatic. 641-7924481 or 641-521-7813 SNOW WAY V Plow- one ton truck mounting, new cutting blade. $3,000. 641792-4332 SOLID WALNUT hutch. Lots of storage space. Two pieces. $100 You Haul. 792-2166 THOMASVILLE SOFA, $100. Matching love seat, $75. Teal stripe. Excellent condition, clean, no pets. 641-792-8273. WEBER Q100 portable gas grill $139.00 new in box selling for $110.00 641-791-7590 or 641-7922953 WHIRLPOOL SIDE by side Fridge- water & ice. Needs water filter. $55. 515-4735540 NICE WURILZER piano $400. Small Hammond Organ $300. Dining room table with 4 chairs and 1 leaf $75. Adult 3 wheel bicycle $75. Sofa $75. 641-5212197
1999 ARTIC Cat 4-wheeler ATV, like new, runs great! $1950. 641-831-3821. No calls after 8 pm.
HONDA ELITE Scooter, black, has trunk and cover, gets good mpg in town. $750. 792-3339 or 831-4668
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
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
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)
1999 CHEVY Corvette, red, convertible, automatic, 71,000 miles, Corvette canvas fitted cover, excellent condition, must see!! $23,500 Please call 641831-3042
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. 641-417-9464
DAEWOO-DD802L DOZER $20,000. 641-792-4332
OAK DINING set 60”x40” with 2 self-storing 12” leaves. Six chairs. New condition. $450. 641-7928273. HONDA ELITE Scooter black-has trunk & covergets 60mpg in town $750.00 792-3339 or 8314668
1999 HARLEY Davidson XL CH Sportster, red & black, runs good, 24,000 miles, $3500. Must sell. call for details, after 2:30pm 641-521-7165
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
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.
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
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.
1997 FORD Conversion Van. Heavy ½ ton, great for towing. New front end and front tires. Runs great. $2400. 515-778-2792
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The moon in Aquarius is very much in harmony with the Libra sun until she changes suit this evening, slipping into the more emotional realm of Pisces. From here, the moon understands that the “it’s all good” attitude of the early day won’t quite fit because it’s not “all good,” not really. Admitting that is the first step to healing.
doesn’t require you to persist isn’t worth doing.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 14). You’ll open your heart and make friends from all over the world -- you’re an ambassador for peace. The next three weeks increase the flow of love through your life. November features appreciation from strangers, new fans and applause. December brings unusual visitors. Things pick up financially in February. Leo and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 16, 3, 33, 28 and 1.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21). Nothing would exist without the yellow radiance of sunshine. This applies to your relationships, too, which will thrive only when they get the warmth and energy they need.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Persistence is an important part of your success equation now. It’s so important, in fact, that any job that
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The simplest acts of self-care will lift your mood. What is it you’ve been missing lately? What would be a treat to experience? What would you do if you had a little extra time to spend on yourself? Do it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19). Though it does you no good to dwell on something negative, it also won’t do you any good to ignore it completely. Once you identify the thing that’s bothering you, you’ll immediately be lighter. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You may struggle with what you believe is a self-
discipline issue. In reality, what’s lacking is desire. You don’t want the outcome badly enough to do what it takes to achieve it.
problem from a place of scattered desperation. No good comes of grasping. Either hold tight or let go.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). How can you help another person get where they want to go? The one who comes up with the best answer to this question will win business and friendship too.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). In order to get anywhere at all, you’ll need the agreement of other people. The easiest way to get this agreement is to offer what you know they need and want: a bit of entertainment.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). It’s the very difficult things that are the most rewarding. These things shouldn’t be attempted every single day. In between efforts, you need to give yourself time to recover, relax and heal.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’re not in the mood to think deeply about anything, and your timing couldn’t be better, by the way! Skim the surface, and you’ll go fast and far. You’ll land in a beautiful place.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Like a hot air balloon, you will be able to float to loftier altitudes once you release the sandbags of bitterness, resentment and guilt. Who do you need to forgive today?
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll gravitate toward soft dynamics, but the way you express yourself will still make a bold impression. People may even be a little afraid or intimidated by your quiet reserve.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Center your energy so you won’t approach any
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Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News “A swimmer is not just an athlete, she is a super hero.” That was written on the wall at Newton’s YMCA in honor of the NCMP seniors, who were swimming their final home meet Thursday.
Senior Night for NCMP
Below, the seniors led the team out with superhero capes on. At right, Ellie Rethmeier and her parents wait to be announced during Senior Night festivities Thursday at the NCMP Aquagirls’ final home swim meet. Above, getting a hug from NCMP head coach Sarah Patterson is Madeline Wellik during Senior Night festivities Thursday for the Aquagirls.
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