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Area Church Directory Please call 319-935-3027 or email news@thenews-guide with changes Cornerstone Foursquare, 707 20th Ave. SW Jesup Christ United Presbyterian Church,

Aurora United Methodist, 506 Luella St. 563-924-2870

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100 E. Charles St. 319-283-1656

First Presbyterian, 115 6th Ave. NW 319-334-3523 fpcoffice@indytel.com; www.fpcindependence.com

Jesup Bible Fellowship, 152 South St. 319-827-6231

United Methodist, 212 E. Cedar St.

United Methodist, 507 Main St. 319-474-2362

First United Methodist, 313 2nd St. SE 319-334-3689 www.umc.org

Dundee

St. John Lutheran, 124 S. Main St. 563-932-2357

Freedom Baptist (Independent), 210 2nd St. SE, 319-334-3801 email: jcegraber@hotmail.com

Fairbank

Christian Life Church, 1312 5th Ave. NE 319-334-6978

First Baptist, 202 4th St., South Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 302 W. Main, 319-635-2211 United Methodist, 107 2nd St. N. 319-635-2932

Hope Wesleyan, 505 4th Ave NE 319-334-7148 www.hopewesleyan.org Immanual Lutheran (ELCA), 512 5th St. NE 319-334-2511 www.immanuelindee.com Indee Community Bible Church, 301 2nd St. SE 319-334-2135

St. John's Lutheran (Mo. Synod), 208 4th St. N. 319-635-2181. Email: stjohnsluth@windstream.net

Living Water, 113 2nd Ave NE 319-334-6723 www.livingwaterchurchonline.com

Lord of the Harvest Lutheran Church 101-B 4th St., South

Our Redeemer Lutheran (Missouri Synod), 120 17th Ave. NE, 319-334-2745. www.ourredeemerindependence.org

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First Presbyterian, 100 3rd St. SW 319-238-9206 Trinity United Methodist, 209 1st St. NE 319-636-2784 www.trinityucfd.org.

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Calvary Evangelistic Center, 700 13th St. NE 319-334-2743 www.calvary-center.com

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Bethel Baptist, 614 3rd St. NE 319-334-6617

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Union Protestant Church of Quasqueton 212 E. Cedar 319-934-3558 Hoover Wesleyan Church 2900 310th St. (SE of Quasqueton) 319-677-6039 hooverwelseyanchurch@gmail.com

First Presbyterian, 643 6th St. 319-827-1701 Grace Lutheran, 633 Purdy St. 319-827-1257 Email: stjohnsluth@ windstream.net

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First Presbyterian, 212 Park Ave. 319-938-2978

St. Athanasius Catholic, 634 Stevens St. 319-827-6682

United Methodist Church, 201 Rowley St. 319-938-2605

Lamont Grace United Methodist, 745 Washington St. 563-924-2870.

Stanley

Union Church, 126 N. Winslow 319-634-3757

Manchester

Our Savior Lutheran Church, 116 Guetzko Ct. 563-927-4860 oursav@iowatelecom.net

Urbana

St. Mary's Catholic, 402 Ash Ave. 319-448-4316

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 119 W Fayette St. 563-927-4710

Urbana United Methodist, East Urbana Rd. 319-443-2191

Masonville Immaculate Conception, 608 Bernhart St. 563-927-2740

Walker

Sacred Heart Catholic, 302 Ely St. 319-448-4316, 319-448-4241

Silver Creek United Methodist Church Four miles East of Monti and 1 mile south on Robinson Road.

Walker United Methodist, 101 Ely St. 319-448-4689, www.walkeriaumc.org

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United Methodist Church, 201 Traer St.

Church of Christ United, 354 2nd St. N. 319-935-3353

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NOTICE OF MEETING FOR APPROVAL OF DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENCE CONSTRUCTION, INC. OF IOWA AND AUTHORIZATION OF ANNUAL APPROPRIATION TAX INCREMENT PAYMENTS The City Council of the City of Independence, Iowa, will meet at the Council Chambers, on December 16, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., at which time and place proceedings will be instituted and action taken to approve a Development Agreement between the City and Independence Construction, Inc. of Iowa (the “Company”) in connection with the redevelopment of certain real property in the Independence 5th Ward Urban Renewal Area and the construction of a new senior housing triplex thereon, which Agreement provides for certain financial incentives in the form of incremental property tax payments to the Company in a total amount not exceeding $50,000 as authorized by Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa. The Agreement to make incremental property tax payments to the Company will not be a general obligation of the City, but will be payable solely and only from incremental property tax revenues generated within the Independence 5th Ward Urban Renewal Area. Some or all of the payments under the Development Agreement may be made subject to annual appropriation by the City Council. At the meeting, the City Council will receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of the City. Thereafter, the City Council may, at the meeting or at an adjournment thereof, take additional action to approve the Development Agreement or may abandon the proposal. This notice is given by order of the City Council of Independence, Iowa, in accordance with Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa. /s/Jeena Lynch, City Clerk/Treasurer

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Buchanan County Board of Supervisors - November 25, 2019 The Buchanan County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019 with Don Shonka, Chairman in the Chair, Gary Gissel and Clayton Ohrt present. Absent, none. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Motion by Gissel second by Ohrt to approve the minutes of the November 15th and 18th meetings as presented. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Ohrt second by Gissel to approve the claims filed with the County Auditor for payment in the amount of $276,120.00. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Gissel second by Ohrt to approve the following monthly reports: Jail $4,731.39; Recorder $12,674.54 and Clerk of Court $8,417.51. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Ohrt second by Gissel to approve the following resolution. On roll call all voted aye thereon. Motion carried RESOLUTION 19-87 WHEREAS, the Buchanan County Sheriff is an elected official and the Board of Supervisors does not consider nor appoint personnel for elected officials, but need to authorize payroll for the County Auditor. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Buchanan County, Iowa that the County Auditor is hereby authorized to issue biweekly paychecks on the General Basic Fund, Office of Sheriff to Jeffrey S. Lorenzen, as a full-time correctional officer. This will be in effect at an hourly rate of $14.91. Jeffrey S. Lorenzen’s starting date of employment with the Sheriff’s office will be December 2, 2019. This is subject to the terms and conditions of the Sheriff’s Bargaining Unit agreement without further action of this Board. Passed this 25th day of November 2019. Discussion was held on the IT Support Specialist applicants. After discussion, motion by Gissel second by Ohrt to authorize Supervisor Gissel to offer the position to candidate four; pending background check and physical at an annual salary of $44,000.00. All in favor, motion carried. The Community Services Director, Julie Davison introduced Mae Hingtgen, CEO ECR Mental Health Region to the board of supervisors. No official action was taken by the Board. Motion by Gissel second by Ohrt to adjourn at 9:54 a.m. All in favor, motion carried. Don Shonka, Chairman ATTEST: Vanessa Tisl, Auditor’s Administrative Assistant Claims paid the month of November: Access Systems Leasing, Serv $240.09 Advance Auto Parts, Parts $4.99 Advanced Business Systems Inc, Supplies $186.25 Alliant Energy, Serv $1,199.69 Altorfer Inc, Parts $555.45 Amanda M. Lee, Serv $209.00 American Heart Assoc, Serv $34.75 American Legion Post #435, Election Rent $110.00 Andrews, Randy, Ins Reward $250.00 Ann M Wulfekuhle Estate, Publications $176.40 Ashley Tisl, Election PEO $312.50 AT&T, Serv $45.32 Atco International, Supplies $157.50 Axon Equipment, Equip $4,777.00 B & B Farm Store Inc, Supplies $1,136.65 B.G. Brecke Inc, Repairs $4,078.35 BankIowa, Fees $19.23 BDS Equipment LLC, Parts $675.00 Benton Co Attorney, Serv $7,022.59 Berns, Alan, VA Per Diem/Mileage $1,185.60 Betty Wilcox, Election PEO $172.50 Beverly McCardle, Election PEO $197.04 Black Hills Energy, Serv $72.85 Blake Streicher, Serv $25.00 Blane Benham, Serv $45.00 BMC Aggregates LC, Rock $28,730.05 Bob Barker Co Inc, Supplies $2,421.61 Bob Byersdorfer, Election PEO $237.34 Bodensteiner Implement Co, Parts $1,391.76 Brandon Area Community Club, Election Rent $100.00 Brian Ott, Election PEO $353.16 Bruening Rock Products Inc, Rock $27,706.59 Buchanan Co Public Health Dept, Serv $93.02 Buchanan Co Sheriff, Serv $81.44 Burkhart, Tai, Mileage/Cell Phone Reimb $83.00 Cargill Inc, Winter Salt Mix $68,850.19 Carmon McGraw, Election PEO $212.30 Carole Beier, Election PEO $193.56 Carole Franz, Election PEO $283.38 Cash-WA Distributing, Supplies $80.60 Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, Pc, Serv $270.00 Central Iowa Distributing, Supplies $497.40 CenturyLink, Serv $475.67 Cheryl Hand, Election PEO $260.00 Chesmore, Chris, Meal Reimb $26.38 Cindy Clark, Election PEO $325.14 Citizen Herald, Publications $940.04 City Laundering Co, Supplies $692.07 City Of Fairbank, Serv $108.41 City Of Rowley, Serv $12.50 City Of Winthrop, Serv $42.85 Coleman Moore Co, Fabric $6,760.00 Consolidated Energy Co, Fuel $10,966.19 Consolidated Mngt Co, Inmate Provisions $8,793.66 Construction Materials Inc, Parts $113.40 Counseling & Assessment Srv Pc, Serv $180.00 Creative Product Sourcing Inc, Dare T-Shirts $257.15 Cy & Charleys Firestone, Inc, Supplies/Repairs $12,694.19 Cynthia Gosse, Election Mileage Reimb $49.30 Dave Pint, Parts $1,155.00 David Steuben, Election PEO $186.60 Deanna Lea Abernathey, Election PEO $195.88 Deborah Dutler, Election PEO $189.10 Delaine Gruman, Election PEO $207.48

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$3,089.32 $186.60 $394.94 $186.60 $25.00 $5,640.78 $46.99 $175.00 $123.85 $1,835.60 $699.49 $5.80 $241.00 $24.00 $47.62 $4,640.55 $815.04 $102.11 $27.23 $134.76 $13,880.46 $1,250.00 $500.00 $18,525.00 $200.00 $7,353.31 $11,887.32 $175.00 $31.44 $18.99 $60.00 $9,893.91 $38.00 $150.00 $6,308.24 $381.98 $308.00 $50.00 $6,271.70 $60.00 $240.00 $2,924.00 $1,802.87 $10,452.20 $674.75 $55.00 $2,120.00 $327.15 $50.00 $250.00 $519.47 $625.00 $250.00 $2.32 $190.00 $311.40 $20.00 $18.56 $192.76 $85.00 $180.00 $8,590.59 $175.00 $186.60 $311.40 $186.60 $1,065.66 $11.02 $200.00 $197.50 $69,684.32 $47.50 $186.60 $191.42 $280.22 $237.88 $27.50 $745.00 $6,971.10 $73.39 $135.63 $523.20 $49.80 $180.00 $646.20 $92.37 $42.40 $190.80 $20.00 $291.14 $192.76 $189.10 $183.12 $184.10 $1,000.00 $656.51 $1,056.13 $192.76 $27.56 $262.50 $276.00 $19.14 $207.50

Marsha Chapman, Election PEO Mary Adams, Election PEO Mary Jane Shirley, Election PEO Mary Steuben, Election PEO Maureen Even, Election Mileage Reimb McGraws Carpet, Flooring/Install McKenna Wilson, Election PEO Meyer, Patti, Lodging/Meal/Parking Reimb MHDS-ECR, Region Payment Micheal Robinson, Mileage Reimb MidAmerican Energy Co, Serv Midwest Spray Team & Sales Inc, Supplies Mills, Karla, Mileage Reimb Murphy Tractor & Equip, Parts Myers-Cox Co, Supplies Nancy Maurer, Election PEO Nancy Schade, Election PEO Northeast Security Bank, Equip Loan Pymt Northland Securities Inc, Serv Oelwein Ace Hardware, Supplies Oelwein Publishing Group, Publications Oelwein Veterinary Clinic, Serv Office Depot, Inc., Supplies Office Towne Inc, Supplies Orkin Exterminating Co, Serv Orht, Clayton, Mileage Reimb Pam Byersdorfer, Election PEO Pam Ratchford, Election PEO Patricia Kayser, Election PEO Paul A Michels, Serv Paul Beyer, Election PEO Paul Yearous, Serv Payne, Janet, Meal/Mileage Reimb Phyllis Davis, Election PEO Pipestone Veterinary Service, Dog Food Power Plan, Parts Print Express, Printing Proaction Safety & Sales, Supplies Public Safety Center Inc, Supplies Quality Inn & Suites, Lodging Quasqueton American Legion, Election Rent Racom Corporation, Repairs Reedsburg Hardware Co, Parts Reidy, Thomas, Ins Reward Revize Llc, Serv Riverview Center, Fy20 Allocation Rodney Clark, Election PEO Roseberry, Kelly, Ins Reward Ruth Hamilton, Election PEO Safety Vision, Equip Safety X-Treme, Supplies Sally Manson, Election PEO Samuel Andersen, Election PEO Sandra Dennie, Election PEO Sandra Hemmingsen, Election PEO Sandra K. Martin, Election PEO Scot’s Supply, Parts Sharon Beyer, Election PEO Sharon Moroney, Election PEO Sharon Taylor, Election PEO Sheryl Stanford, Election PEO Shonka, Don, Mileage Reimb Signs & More, Supplies Smedley Electric Inc, Repairs Spahn & Rose Lumber Co, Supplies St Patricks Guild, Election Rent Stacey Smith, Election PEO Star Equipment Ltd, Serv State Hygienic Laboratory, Well Water Testing Stetson Bldg Products, Supplies Steve Saathoff, Mileage Reimb Stopstick Ltd, Supplies Storey Kenworthy Corp, Supplies Superior Cleaning Services Ltd, Serv Superior Welding Supply, Supplies Susan Doan, Election PEO Susan Johanningmeier, Election PEO Susan Oline, Election PEO Suzanne Johnson, Election PEO Taylor, Alan, VA Per Diem/Mileage Teresa Horn, Election PEO The News, Publications Thereasa Hager, Election PEO Thomas Electric Motor Serv, Repairs Tisl, Vanessa, Ins Reward TMA Laser Group Inc, Supplies Twin Rivers Media, Advertising Uniform Den Inc, Uniforms Unity Point, Serv US Cellular, Serv US Postmaster, Postage Van Wyngarden & Abrahamson Inc, Serv Verizon Wireless, Serv Verns True Value Inc, Supplies Visa, Supplies Vivian Rourke, Election PEO Walmart, Supplies Ward, Ben, Canine Supplies Waste Mngt, Serv Welter Storage Equip Co Inc, Equip Wendling Quarries Inc, Rock Windstream, Serv Grand Total

$198.20 $198.20 $186.42 $186.60 $17.98 $1,348.83 $175.00 $670.64 $179,522.85 $24.36 $1,908.48 $782.80 $70.18 $4,730.00 $240.47 $296.94 $81.76 $29,679.99 $1,250.00 $36.16 $2,856.20 $189.50 $330.76 $8,631.68 $64.48 $299.86 $219.08 $175.00 $25.00 $30.00 $175.00 $125.00 $396.25 $175.00 $48.54 $2,012.73 $313.50 $175.00 $550.54 $210.56 $110.00 $446.25 $176.01 $250.00 $1,800.00 $2,500.00 $216.76 $250.00 $212.26 $4,500.70 $81.50 $188.20 $257.50 $318.90 $186.60 $192.58 $1,393.88 $175.00 $187.94 $197.04 $186.60 $431.52 $322.16 $277.37 $40.76 $100.00 $218.90 $45,314.26 $855.00 $26.12 $16.24 $711.00 $404.75 $3,575.27 $36.10 $172.50 $186.60 $175.00 $175.00 $611.04 $197.50 $1,113.61 $304.26 $110.85 $250.00 $642.72 $500.00 $339.87 $144.00 $2,553.44 $3,000.00 $155.05 $360.42 $80.96 $1,925.85 $195.88 $239.42 $149.98 $3,951.10 $2,831.00 $3,421.29 $103.24 $740,826.58


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Independence City Council - Nov. 25, 2019 The Independence City Council met in regular session in the council chambers at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, November 25, 2019. Mayor Davis called the meeting to order with Council Members Vaughn, Kurtz, Hayward, Hill, Scharff, O’Loughlin, and Hanna in attendance. Scharff/O’Loughlin to approve the agenda as presented for the regular meeting held November 25, 2019. Ayes: All. Mayor Davis conducted the Oath of Office for Council Member Hill, Hanna and Callahan with their terms beginning on January 1st, 2020. Scharff/O’Loughlin to accept and approve the consent agenda that approves the following: 1) The minutes of the November 12, 2019 Regular Meeting. 2) Lucky 10 Lanes Class C Liquor License, Sunday Sales and Ownership Change Liquor License January 1, 2020 thru December 31, 2020. Ayes: All. Hill/Kurtz to approve the following bills for payment removing the bill to Precision Concrete. Ayes: All. ACCESS SYSTEMS Contract-ALL 3,130.34 ADVANCE AUTO Supply-W 32.96 AECOM Service-ST 24,070.98 AFLAC Benefit 485.78 ALLEN OCC HEALTH Service-L 104.80 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES Supply-L 281.51 AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSC Dues-L 225.00 AVFUEL CORP Service-A 20.00 B & B FARM STORE Supply-PR 71.00 BOLTON & MENK Service-A 10,991.25 BRODART CO Supply-L 1,923.72 BROWN SUPPLY CO Supply-W,ST 4,492.50 BRUENING ROCK PRO Supply-ST 1,574.84 BRYAN HEAVY EQUIPMENT Maintenance-PR 163.41 BUCHANAN CO HEALTH CNTR Reimbursement-PR 100.00 BURKE, MICHELLE Reimbursement-L 43.44 CARD SERVICES-LIBRARY Miscellaneous-L 1,153.14 CARD SERVICES Operating-A,PD,B,CH,W 2,294.74 CENGAGE LEARNING Books-L 243.15 COLLECTION SERVICES CNTR Recovery 290.00 COLONIAL LIFE & ACCIDENT Benefit 422.10 COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA Maintenance-ST 13,759.18 CONSOLIDATED ENERGY Service-All 8,341.22 CY & CHARLEY’S Service-PR 35.00 DEMCO Supply-L 285.43 EAST-CENTRAL IA R.E.C. Utility-A,PR,ST,W 2,832.11 EASTERN IA EXCAVATING Service-ST 74,319.84 EMBLEM ENTERPRISES Supply-PD 569.44 FAHR BEVERAGE INC Supply-PR 203.15 FAREWAY STORES INC Supply-PR,CH 290.75 FARMERS STATE BANK Service-W 29,185.00 FEHR-GRAHAM & ASSOC Service-B 335.75 FELD FIRE Supply-F 1,360.00 FOX ENGINEERING Service-W 3,970.00 FRANK, ALYSSA Reimbursement-PR 100.00 FUQUA LAWN SERVICE Service-L 10.00 FUSION FORWARD Service-CH 874.82 GEERTSEMA, SEAN Service-PR 48.00 GROUP SERVICES INC $afe-T Fund-All 3,508.41 GWORKS Dues-CH 9,448.83 HAWKINS, INC. Supply-W 1,122.40 HAYWARD, BLAKE Reimbursement-F 20.88 HEARTLAND ASPHALT Service-ST 13,178.97 HEARTLAND MECHANICAL Service-L 180.00 HOLT, NICK Service-PR 48.00 HYDRITE CHEMICAL CO Supply-W 421.24 IA POETRY ASSOCIATION Supply-L 9.00 IA PRISON INDUSTRIES Supply-ST 194.26 IA RURAL WATER ASSOC Dues-W 375.00 INDE COMMUNITY SCHOOL Service-CH 50.00 INDE CONSTRUCTION Rebate-CH 11,523.66 INDE L&P Service-All 8,851.44 INDE PLUMBING HEATING Service-PR 1,676.46

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Ayes: All. Scharff/Hayward with a motion to close the Public Hearing. Ayes: All. Kurtz/Hill with a motion to approve a Resolution to declare necessity and establish an Urban Renewal Area, pursuant to Section 403.4 of the Code of Iowa and approve the Urban Renewal Plan and Project for the Independence 5th Ward Urban Renewal Area. Ayes: All. Res No. 2019-87. Scharff/ Hill with a motion to approve an Ordinance providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the Independence 5th Ward Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa. Ayes: All. Ord No. 2019-511. Hill/Hanna with a motion to approve a Resolution Setting Date of Meeting for December 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at which it is proposed to approve a Development Agreement with Independence Construction, Inc., including Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments. Ayes: All. Res No. 2019-88. 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CMA artist Jon Pardi to headline Country Night at Delaware County Fair and creating a ‘Pardi Pit’ where the The Delaware County Fair an- biggest fans can get right up to the nounced that 2018 CMA New Artist stage front to see this show! We realof the Year Jon Pardi (pictured) will ly recommend anyone wanting to be headline Country Night at the 2020 in the front, buy their tickets early.” fair. Pardi dominated the top of the The 2020 edition of Country Night country music charts with consecu- at the Delaware County Fair will tive #1 hits including platinum-selling be a standing room only area on songs “Dirt On My Boots” and “Head the track. Tickets will be $60 in the Over Boots,” and platinum-certified Pardi Pit and $45 on the track. They “Heartache On The Dance Floor.” can be purchased online at www. “Night Shift” hit the Billboard’s Top delawarecofair.com starting at 9 AM 10 Airplay charts and he’s currently Dec. 7. bouncing up the charts with “Heartache Medication,” the first release from his new album of the same Buchanan County, Iowa name. Pardi is set to take the December 17, 2019 5:30PM stage this year Saturday, Monti Community Hall July 18 and the Fair is 379 +/- acres. 4 parcels cropland, making arrangements to 1 parcel timber/hunting land. expect a sold-out crowd. Middlefield Township Sections 27&34, Fair Manager Jeannie Newton Township Sections 2&3. Domeyer said, “Jon Pardi Owner Daniel P. Fangman Trust is making a big name for See website for more information or call. himself in country muEmmett Donnelly Auctioneering sic and we expect a huge & Appraisal Service crowd. We will be moving Independence, Iowa • Emmett Donnelly the stage to the south-east 319-334-6122 • Cell 319-404-5005 • www.donnellyauction.com corner of our track to accommodate larger crowds

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Winthrop C&C Club plans Christmas on Madison

Winthrop C&C Club plans Christmas on Madison Join the Winthrop C&C Club at 3 PM Sunday, Dec. 15 in downtown Winthrop for Christmas on Madison. Get into the holiday spirit with performances by the East Buchanan choir and dance team, caroling, activities and refreshments sponsored by local businesses. The Winthrop Historical Center will also be open. Area cooks can show off their skills at a chili cook-off, beginning at 2 PM, with judging at 4 PM and prizes awarded after the tree lighting ceremony. Find Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Fire Station to share Christmas wishes. At 5 PM a tree lighting ceremony with Santa and Mayor Gerald Dennie. Maps of where to find all the downtown activities will be available.

New General Manager introduced at East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative annual meeting By Christine Dale, Assistant Editor

East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative (EBTC) held its annual meeting Monday, Dec. 2 at Church of Christ United Fellowship Hall in Winthrop. General Manager Butch Rorabaugh introduced board members and employees, along with new General Manager Mike Becker, who will take the reins when Rorabaugh retires at the end of the year. Becker shared his background with cooperative members, stating he has over 30 years experience in the industry. His former company had already completed providing fiber optic to 100% of rural homes and had won the Smart Rural Community award from NCTA – The Rural Broadband Association. An empty-nester, he has moved with his wife to Quasqueton from their small community in Nebraska. In reading the financial report, CPA Jeff Naig said, “The

Pictured: Winthrop C&C Club members Danielle Franck, Trisha Hansen, Elyse Francois, Aly and Klea Franck visit a tree farm to select a tree for Christmas on Madison. (Courtesy Photo)

At their Nov. 25 regular session, Buchanan County Supervisors Clayton Ohrt, Gary Gissel, and Don Shonka discussed candidates that they have interviewed for the IT Support Specialist position. They approved making an offer to one of the candidates at

One often thinks of years gone by with nostalgia, and it is human nature to forget the challenges each generation must face. Looking back 100 years ago in THE NEWS, one finds that while many things have changed, others still haven’t changed that much.

National news

• A bill to stop all immigration for two years and a bill to deport all aliens who drew their first papers in order to escape military service during the war were introduced. • Andrew Carnegie died worth $50,000,000, according to one of his executors. The will is about 4,500 words long. • Tuberculosis kills 150,000 persons in the United States each year. Eight out of 10 persons are infected

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East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative (EBTC) held its annual meeting Monday, Dec. 2 at Church of Christ United Fellowship Hall in Winthrop. General Manager Butch Rorabaugh introduced board members and employees, along with new General Manager Mike Becker, who will take the reins when Rorabaugh retires at the end of the year. Becker shared his background with cooperative members, stating he has over 30 years experience in the industry. His former company had already completed providing fiber optic to 100% of rural homes and had won the Smart Rural Community award from NCTA – The Rural Broadband Association. An empty-nester, he has moved with his wife to Quasqueton from their small community in Nebraska. In reading the financial report, CPA Jeff Naig said, “The

strength of the balance sheet is what gets me excited.” He added that there is no long-term debt on the balance sheet and EBTC is in a good position to invest in improvements. Current assets for 2018 were $3,224,297; other non-current assets totaled $1,477,303; and assets from property, plant and equipment were $1,159,357, for total assets of $5,860,957. Liabilities and members’ equity in the cooperative were divided into current liabilities of $93,122; a $125,000 USDA grant; other non-current liabilities $104,941; and members’ equity $5,537,894 for total liabilities and members’ equity of $5,860,957.

Pictured, seated front row from left: Jeff Naig, Mike Becker, Butch Rorabaugh, Terry Peterson, and LansWinthrop Flickinger.C&C Club plans Standing: Allan Heitz, Joe Bahe, Greg Fawcett, Rose on Madison Christmas Join the Winthrop C&C Club at 3 PM Sunday, Dec. Hansen, Bill Crow, and Randy Maas.(Christine Dale Photo)

Supervisors hire IT specialist

At their Nov. 25 regular session, Buchanan County Supervisors Clayton Ohrt, Gary Gissel, and Don Shonka discussed candidates that they have interviewed for the IT Support Specialist position. They approved making an offer to one of the candidates at

One often thinks of years gone by with nostalgia, and it is human nature to forget the challenges each generation must face. Looking back 100 years ago in THE NEWS, one finds that while many things have changed, others still haven’t changed that much.

National news

• A bill to stop all immigration for two years and a bill to deport all aliens who drew their first papers in order to escape military service during the war were introduced. • Andrew Carnegie died worth $50,000,000, according to one of his executors. The will is about 4,500 words long. • Tuberculosis kills 150,000 persons in the United States each year. Eight out of 10 persons are infected

Pictured, seated front row from left: Jeff Naig, Mike Becker, Butch Rorabaugh, Terry Peterson, and Lans Flickinger. Standing: Allan Heitz, Joe Bahe, Greg Fawcett, Rose Hansen, Bill Crow, and Randy Maas.(Christine Dale Photo)

an annual salary of $44,000, pending background check and physical. The board also approved: - Jeffrey S. Lorenzen, as a full-time correctional officer, hourly rate of $14.91, start date Dec. 2. - claims filed with the County Au-

at some time in their lives, according to the National Tuberculosis Association. Tuberculosis kills producers – chiefly men and women between the ages of 16 and 45. It costs the U.S. about $500 million annually in economic waste alone. • The daily papers have been full of various industry strikes. Now comes the big riot in Omaha in which a negro was lynched and the mayor seriously injured for interfering with the mob.

Iowa news

• In proportion to the population, there are more Carnegie libraries in Iowa than in any other state. • The threshers at the Anamosa prison farms finished threshing more than 8,000 bushels of grain. From the 100 acres planted in wheat, an average of 25 bushels to

15 in downtown Winthrop for Christmas on Madison. Get into the holiday spirit with performances by the East Buchanan choir and dance team, caroling, activities and refreshments sponsored by local businesses. The Winthrop Historical Center will also be open. Area cooks can ditor for payment in theshow amount of at a chili cook-off, beginning at 2 off their skills PM, with judging at 4 PM and prizes awarded after the $276,120.00. tree lighting ceremony. - following monthly reports: Jail Find Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Fire Station to share Christmas wishes. $4,731.39; Recorder $12,674.54 andAt 5 PM a tree lighting ceremony with Santa and Mayor Gerald Dennie. Clerk of Court $8,417.51. Maps of where to find all the downtown activities will be available. Pictured: Winthrop C&C Club members Danielle Franck, Trisha Hansen, Elyse Francois, Aly and Klea Franck visit a tree farm to select a tree for Christmas on Madison. (Courtesy Photo)

the acre was the result. Oats yielded 40 bushels; barley 29; and rye 22 bushels. About 50 prisoners were given the freedom of the open and worked well and faithfully caring for the farm of more than 2,000 acres. • Charles Hugh Wilson, former YMCA secretary at Davenport, has been sentenced to three years and six months at Sing Sing prison, New York, for bigamy, on his confession of having seven living wives. • Waterloo’s strike situation is unchanged and there is little hope of settlement. Nine of the leading manufacturing plants are closed and approximately 3,000 men are out of employment. Three Waterloo laundries are also closed as a result of the labor difficulties. Only one Waterloo laundry is operating, a small Chinese plant, and the laundry situation promises to become critical in the near future. Story continues on page 17.

New General Manager introduced at East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative annual meeting By Christine Dale, Assistant Editor

East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative (EBTC) held its annual meeting Monday, Dec. 2 at Church of Christ United Fellowship Hall in Winthrop. General Manager Butch Rorabaugh introduced board members and employees, along with new General Manager Mike Becker, who will take the reins when Rorabaugh retires at the end of the year. Becker shared his background with cooperative members, stating he has over 30 years experience in the industry. His former company had already completed providing fiber optic to 100% of rural homes and had won the Smart Rural Community award from NCTA – The Rural Broadband Association. An empty-nester, he has moved with his wife to Quasqueton from their small community in Nebraska. In reading the financial report, CPA Jeff Naig said, “The

strength of the balance sheet is what gets me excited.” He added that there is no long-term debt on the balance sheet and EBTC is in a good position to invest in improvements. Current assets for 2018 were $3,224,297; other non-current assets totaled $1,477,303; and assets from property, plant and equipment were $1,159,357, for total assets of $5,860,957. Liabilities and members’ equity in the cooperative were divided into current liabilities of $93,122; a $125,000 USDA grant; other non-current liabilities $104,941; and members’ equity $5,537,894 for total liabilities and members’ equity of $5,860,957.

Pictured, seated front row from left: Jeff Naig, Mike Becker, Butch Rorabaugh, Terry Peterson, and Lans Flickinger. Standing: Allan Heitz, Joe Bahe, Greg Fawcett, Rose Hansen, Bill Crow, and Randy Maas.(Christine Dale Photo)

Supervisors hire IT specialist

At their Nov. 25 regular session, Bu- an annual salary of $44,000, pending ditor for payment in the amount of chanan County Supervisors Clayton background check and physical. $276,120.00. Ohrt, Gary Gissel, and Don Shonka The board also approved: - following monthly reports: Jail discussed candidates that they have - Jeffrey S. Lorenzen, as a full-time $4,731.39; Recorder $12,674.54 and interviewed for the IT Support Spe- correctional officer, hourly rate of Clerk of Court $8,417.51. cialist position. They approved mak- $14.91, start date Dec. 2. ing an offer to one of the candidates at - claims filed with the County Au-

Peek into the Past

One often thinks of years gone by with nos- at some time in their lives, according to the National talgia, and it is human nature to forget the chal- Tuberculosis Association. Tuberculosis kills produclenges each generation must face. Looking back ers – chiefly men and women between the ages of 16 100 years ago in THE NEWS, one finds that and 45. It costs the U.S. about $500 million annually in while many things have changed, others still economic waste alone. • The daily papers have been full of various industry haven’t changed that much. strikes. Now comes the big riot in Omaha in which a National news negro was lynched and the mayor seriously injured for • A bill to stop all immigration for two years and a bill to interfering with the mob. deport all aliens who drew their first papers in order to Iowa news escape military service during the war were introduced. • Andrew Carnegie died worth $50,000,000, according • In proportion to the population, there are more to one of his executors. The will is about 4,500 words long. Carnegie libraries in Iowa than in any other state. • Tuberculosis kills 150,000 persons in the United • The threshers at the Anamosa prison farms finished States each year. Eight out of 10 persons are infected threshing more than 8,000 bushels of grain. From the 100 acres planted in wheat, an average of 25 bushels to

the acre was the result. Oats yielded 40 bushels; barley 29; and rye 22 bushels. About 50 prisoners were given the freedom of the open and worked well and faithfully caring for the farm of more than 2,000 acres. • Charles Hugh Wilson, former YMCA secretary at Davenport, has been sentenced to three years and six months at Sing Sing prison, New York, for bigamy, on his confession of having seven living wives. • Waterloo’s strike situation is unchanged and there is little hope of settlement. Nine of the leading manufacturing plants are closed and approximately 3,000 men are out of employment. Three Waterloo laundries are also closed as a result of the labor difficulties. Only one Waterloo laundry is operating, a small Chinese plant, and the laundry situation promises to become critical in the near future. Story continues on page 17.

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an annual salary of $44,000, pending background check and physical. The board also approved: - Jeffrey S. Lorenzen, as a full-time correctional officer, hourly rate of $14.91, start date Dec. 2. - claims filed with the County Au-

at some time in their lives, according to the National Tuberculosis Association. Tuberculosis kills producers – chiefly men and women between the ages of 16 and 45. It costs the U.S. about $500 million annually in economic waste alone. • The daily papers have been full of various industry strikes. Now comes the big riot in Omaha in which a negro was lynched and the mayor seriously injured for interfering with the mob.

Iowa news

By Christine Dale, Assistant Editor

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Choose an email only Peek into the Past subscription for just $ Pictured: Winthrop C&C Club members Danielle Franck, Trisha Hansen, Elyse Francois, Aly and Klea Franck visit a tree farm to select a tree for Christmas on Madison. (Courtesy Photo)

strength of the balance sheet is what gets me excited.” He added that there is no long-term debt on the balance sheet and EBTC is in a good position to invest in improvements. Current assets for 2018 were $3,224,297; other non-current assets totaled $1,477,303; and assets from property, plant and equipment were $1,159,357, for total assets of $5,860,957. Liabilities and members’ equity in the cooperative were divided into current liabilities of $93,122; a $125,000 USDA grant; other non-current liabilities $104,941; and members’ equity $5,537,894 for total liabilities and members’ equity of $5,860,957.

Join the Winthrop C&C Club at 3 PM Sunday, Dec. 15 in downtown Winthrop for Christmas on Madison. Get into the holiday spirit with performances by the East Buchanan choir and dance team, caroling, activities and refreshments sponsored by local businesses. The Winthrop Historical Center will also be open. Area cooks can show off their skills at a chili cook-off, beginning at 2 PM, with judging at 4 PM and prizes awarded after the tree lighting ceremony. Find Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Fire Station to share Christmas wishes. At 5 PM a tree lighting ceremony with Santa and Mayor Gerald Dennie. Maps of where to find all the downtown activities will be available.

New General Manager introduced at East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative annual meeting

ditor for payment in the amount of $276,120.00. - following monthly reports: Jail $4,731.39; Recorder $12,674.54 and Clerk of Court $8,417.51.

the acre was the result. Oats yielded 40 bushels; barley 29; and rye 22 bushels. About 50 prisoners were given the freedom of the open and worked well and faithfully caring for the farm of more than 2,000 acres. • Charles Hugh Wilson, former YMCA secretary at Davenport, has been sentenced to three years and six months at Sing Sing prison, New York, for bigamy, on his confession of having seven living wives. • Waterloo’s strike situation is unchanged and there is little hope of settlement. Nine of the leading manufacturing plants are closed and approximately 3,000 men are out of employment. Three Waterloo laundries are also closed as a result of the labor difficulties. Only one Waterloo laundry is operating, a small Chinese plant, and the laundry situation promises to become critical in the near future. Story continues on page 17.

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THE GUIDE 12.5.2019  

Goodnight in the Morning! A locally owned and operated business bringing the Buchanan County area the good news not found anywhere else.

THE GUIDE 12.5.2019  

Goodnight in the Morning! A locally owned and operated business bringing the Buchanan County area the good news not found anywhere else.