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During Funnel Cake Days, be sure to stop by the Winthrop Historical Center to explore the new space recently purchased for the center and rediscover Winthrop’s past in the upstairs display area. The former People’s State Bank building, an instantly recognizable landmark on Madison Street recalling Winthrop’s past, was the home of a variety of businesses, from bank to barbershop, from restaurant to Masonic Lodge. As people toured there were recollections of the building’s past and ideas shared for its future. Volunteers are invited to share their time and expertise by serving on committees to help with Phase 3 of the restoration project. Visit “New Spaces in an Old Place” during Winthrop Funnel Cake Days 5-7 PM Friday, June 15 and 1-5 PM Saturday, June 16.

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Winthrop Multi-Sport Courts to premiere during Funnel Cake Days! With weather permitting and newly painted lines dried, the new Winthrop Multi-Sport Courts will be open for viewing and playing tennis, pickleball, and basketball during Winthrop Funnel Cake Days this weekend! Many people are not familiar with pickleball, so a short demonstration will be provided following the Winthrop Days parade. (To learn more about the sport, go to website USAPA.org). Watch upcoming editions of THE NEWS for sign-up information regarding free pickleball lessons that are being planned. Pickleball is fun for everyone ‌ you are never too old to take up the sport. A special thank you to all the generous donors for making the Multi-Sport Court possible. It is another sign of commitment to this great community. All donors will soon be receiving personal invitations to a donor recognition party in the park to include treats and demonstrations. Pictured: Workers are busy finishing the new multi-sport courts in Winthrop. Below left: Lauren Donlea makes the first basket!

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New flag pole is telecommunications tower in disguise

A new 80-foot-tall flag pole was recently installed next to the Sheehan-Tidball American Legion Post 30 building in Independence. The pole, which replaces a 78-foot pole installed in 2015, will serve as a telecommunications tower. The project, which took five weeks, will culminate with a flag-raising ceremony on Saturday, June 23 (time to be announced). (Donna Jensen Photo)

Area seniors gather for Community Chat Story/Photos by Donna Jensen, Community Correspondent

A Community Chat was held June 4 at the Buchanan County Senior Center in Independence. Nursing facilities and staff who attended were Lexington Estates with Dianne Hepke and Dodie Henningsen; ABCM Rehabilitation Centers, East Campus with Ann Prince, and West Campus with Mandy Gates, Tyler Allen, and Kristin Mast; Prairie Hills Senior Living with Adam Schweitzer and Kristie Ward; and Winding Creek Meadow with Valerie Gearhart. Residents rode on a bus to the senior center where they played casino games, such as roulette, black jack, Family Feud and dice. In addition to the games, participants also enjoyed a variety of refreshments and socializing. The next Community Chat will be held at 2 PM Monday, July 2 at the senior center. Pictured, top: Volunteers and residents, from left: Shirley Kress, Barb Sigglekov, Noni Caldwell, Mary Walztoni, Evelyn McCalley, Lela Jones, and Joan Zimmer.

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The warm weather is here which means loads of fun activity in the hot sun. It is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors. However, when the weather gets hotter and you become more active, your body loses more water. Be sure to stay hydrated and consume additional water each day to compensate for this loss. How do I increase my daily water intake? Try one or all of these simple tips to improve your hydration levels: •Start your day by drinking a glass of cold water. •Have a glass of water with every meal. •When eating out, make it routine to always order water versus another beverage. •Keep a water bottle in your car and at your desk so you have it readily available throughout the day. Do I have to drink WATER to meet my daily hydration needs? No. However, drinking water is a low-cost, caloriefree way of increasing your hydration levels so it is the ultimate option. You can also increase your water intake from the food that you eat and other drinks you consume. Fruit and vegetables are a particularly good source of water. Stay away from alcoholic and caffeinated beverages such as beer, coffee and soda. Stay hydrated! Do not rely on thirst as your body’s signal that it needs fluid. By the time you are thirsty, you are already mildly dehydrated! It is important to stay hydrated throughout your day, especially during these hot spring and summer months.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AIRPORT BOARD Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Independence, Iowa will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the 25th day of June, 2018, in the Council Chambers in City Hall for the purpose and consideration of adopting an amendment to Chapter 25.04 Airport Board Powers and Duties to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Independence, IA, specifically by adding new provisions pertaining to hiring. Anyone interested in the subject matter of this request may attend the hearing at said time and place and be heard or file written objections with the City Clerk before said hearing. Published by order of the City Council. /s/ Jeena Lynch, City Clerk/Treasurer

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE WINTHROP CITY COUNCIL June 06, 2018 The Winthrop City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. Mayor Gerald Dennie presiding. Council Members present: Melissa Hesner, Mark Kress, Ann Myers, Lee White and Collin Whitney. Individuals present: Jeff Kinney/Library, Samantha Cocking, P.W.D. Shawn Curtis and City Clerk Mary Ryan. M/S/C Kress, Myers to approve the Consent Agenda: prior meeting minutes (May. 09, 2018), Speede Shop (Beer/Liquor/Sunday Sales Permit, McElroys & Speede Shop (Cigarette Permits), Michael Ellis (new fireman/pending background check), current bills (added Utility Equip. Co. $543.26), and monthly financial report. All ayes. Jeff Kinney presented the Library Activity Report. M/S/C Hesner, White to approve Beer & Outdoor Sales Permit/Funnel Cake Days for Winthrop Community and Commercial Club. All ayes. M/S/C Myers, Whitney to approve Firework’s Permit/Funnel Cake Days for Winthrop Community and Commercial Club. All ayes. M/S/C White, Kress to proclaim Relay for Life Day. All ayes. Mayor Dennie signed American Cancer Society Relay for Life Proclamation for Buchanan County, proclaiming Friday, June 22nd as Relay for Life Days. M/S/C Hesner, Whitney approving 50th year of Municipal Home Rule Proclamation. All ayes. Mayor Dennie signed Proclamation Marking 50th Anniversary of Home Rule in Iowa. Motion Kress, second Myers to approve Resolution 18-16 approving contract with INCRCOG for updating of City’s subdivision ordinance, $7500. All ayes. Motion Whitney, second Hesner to approve Resolution 18-17 approving contract with INRCOG for 2019 Safety Program, $1450. All ayes. No sealed bids received on pickup. Truck to be traded in at Dunalp Motors. Property Clean-up at 135 6th St S discussed. Dennie, Ryan and Curtis verbally discussed clean-up schedule with homeowner. Motion White, second Myers to begin legal process against the owner; if they do not complete the items verbally discussed in the scheduled time frame. All ayes. Property Clean-up at 225 220th St discussed. Verbal discussions with property owner and renter have not resolved the issues. Motion Myers, second Kress to proceed legally against the owner of the property and renter of the property for property clean-up and consistent mowing. All ayes. 226 W Washington/455 W Adams. Verbally discussed property clean-up with owner. Progress is being made. Resident will receive an informational letter thanking them for progress made and detailing final expectations and schedule. Clerk will contact owner at 334 3rd St N, concerning mowing of the lawn. Changed future council meeting dates, due to attendance conflicts: July 11th, and August 8th. M/S/C White, Whitney to adjourn. All ayes. Meeting adjourned at 7:47 p.m.

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State’s largest river cleanup adventure set for July

It’s not every day that hundreds of strangers from across the country converge on one stretch of river with a simple, yet shared goal of picking up garbage. That, however, is exactly what will happen every day from July 8-13, when over 350 volunteers will spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about, and exploring 63 Maquoketa River miles between Manchester and Canton in Delaware, Jones, and Jackson counties. “Iowa Project AWARE is an event that demonstrates the public’s drive to maintain and improve Iowa’s river systems. Jones County is honored to have this organization mobilize its tremendous volunteer following to further enhance the health of the Maquoketa River,” says Brad Mormann, Jones County Conservation Director Iowa Project AWARE, which stands for A Watershed Awareness River Expedition, is the state’s largest volunteer river cleanup event. In addition to muscling trash out of the river, participants learn about watersheds, geology, archaeology, recycling and other natural resource topics. This year’s expedition not only provides an opportunity for Maquoketa River residents to showcase their communities, but it also offers an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to connect with the river and enrich their sense of place. “The City of Manchester is very excited and honored to have Iowa Project AWARE in our community and on our river. With the addition of the Whitewater Park, the focus on the river and water quality has become increasingly important as we continue to promote water recreation. The Maquoketa River is the biggest natural resource in our community and having Iowa Project AWARE in our community is a great way for us to partner with an outstanding group of volunteers and focus on making Iowa a better place to live, work and play,” explained Doug Foley, Director of Parks & Recreation for the city of Manchester. Volunteers can officially join the river cleanup by paddling the river or by assisting with land-based recycling initiatives, but there are opportunities for others to experience Project AWARE as well. “Infotainment” programs, for example, are

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FIREWORKS Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Independence, Iowa will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the 25th day of June, 2018, in the Council Chambers in City Hall for the purpose and consideration of adopting an amendment to Chapter 41.13 Fireworks to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Independence, IA, specifically by adding new provisions pertaining to fireworks sales regulations. Anyone interested in the subject matter of this request may attend the hearing at said time and place and be heard or file written objections with the City Clerk before said hearing. Published by order of the City Council. /s/ Jeena Lynch, City Clerk/Treasurer

BILLS TO BE APPROVED JUNE 06, 2018 COMPANY PURPOSE AMOUNT PAYROLL 10,237.18 PAYROLL TAXES 2,902.26 I.P.E.R.S. 1,448.13 ALLIANT GAS & ELECTRIC 4,421.94 ARCH CHEMICALS POOL SUPPLIES 626.60 AURORA PLUMBING & HEATING WATER PLANT FAUCETT 107.65 BUCHANAN CO SECONDARY RD SAND/SALT 2017/2018 1,175.10 DUNLAPS NEW PICKUP (BID PLUS $25 ADMIN. FEE) 23,020.00 EAST BUCHANAN TELEPHONE PHONE/FAX/INTERNET 200.75 FEHR GRAHAM, SEWER PLANT DESIGN ENGINEERING 11,600.00 GREENTREE LANDSCAPING, REPLACE BUSH AT WINTHROP SIGN 38.00 HYDRITE CHEMICAL WATER PLANT CHEMICALS 685.74 ICAP, LIABILITY, PROPERTY, VEHICLE INSURANCE 20,592.39 IMWCA WORKER’S COMP INSURANCE 786.00 IA LEAGUE OF CITIES SMALL CITY WORKSHOP 45.00 IA NORTHLAND REG. COUNCIL GOV. CDBG ADMIN. SEWER 398.36 IA ONE CALL UTILITY LOCATES 20.20 JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL POOL/PARK SUPPLIES 133.24 KEYSTONE SEWER TESTING 446.50 WATER TESTING 57.50 KLUESNER CONSTRUCTION WATER LEAK REPAIR STREETS 283.40 MENDENHALL, GRACE DEPOSIT RETURN (NET FINAL BILL) 51.30 MOORE MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER SUPPLIES 272.12 PRINT EXPRESS POOL PUNCH CARDS 61.00 RYAN, MARY TRAINING MILEAGE 40.00 R.E.C. STREET LIGHTS 99.25 SCHWANS POOL CONCESSIONS 201.59 SMALL TIME CONSTRUCTION SIDEWALK CONCRETE GRANT PROGRAM 2,847.00 WATER LEAK SIDEWALK REPAIRS 1,255.50 STATE HYGIENIC LAB WATER TESTING 26.00 THE NEWS PUBLISHING 224.56 THOMAS ELECTRIC WATER PLANT PUMP REPAIRS 89.60 U.S. POST OFFICE WATER BILL POSTAGE 130.65 PO BOX RENTAL 50.00 UTILITY EQUIPMENT CO WATER METERS 543.26 VANRADEN, ABBIE, POOL PETTY CASH/START UP CHANGE 50.00 WALMART POOL CONCESSIONS 275.67 WASTE MANAGEMENT, GARBAGE/RECYCLING, CITY HALL DUMPSTER 4,985.02 CLEAN UP DAY/PLUS 14 ILLEGALLY DUMPED TVS 1,823.87 WEX BANK GAS 211.38 WINTHROP BUILDING SUPPLY CITYHALL LOCK, KEYS 96.46 *******LIBRARY***** ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKS 21.00

held each evening and are open to the public. These programs will highlight local natural resources, history, and archaeology that make this area unique. A much-anticipated camping location is the Delaware County Historical Society Museum Complex in Hopkinton, which will include tours of the Lenox College Campus and surrounding buildings. Registration is not required for the general public to attend evening programs, but it is required for those who wish to volunteer for the river cleanup itself. To avoid a late registration fee, volunteers are asked to have their registration forms postmarked by Friday, June 15. Tent camping is included with registration and a limited number of canoes are available. For more information on this event and to download the registration materials, visit www.iowaprojectaware.org.

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Buchanan Co. Board of Supervisors - June 4, 2018 The Buchanan County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Monday, June 4, 2018 with Clayton Ohrt, Chairman in the Chair, Gary Gissel and Don Shonka present. Absent, none. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Motion by Gissel second by Shonka to approve the minutes of the May 29th meeting as presented. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Shonka second by Gissel to approve claims filed with the County Auditor for payment in the amount of $590.95. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Gissel second by Shonka to place on file the manure management plan update from Blake Even, facility Even Site in Sec. 10 of Jefferson Twp. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Shonka second by Gissel to approve the following resolutions. All in favor, motion carried. RESOLUTION 18-49 BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Supervisors approve the hiring of Amanda Hayzlett part-time seasonal staff for the roadside management department effective June 4, 2018 at an hourly rate of $12.75. Passed this 4th day of June 2018. RESOLUTION 18-50 BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Supervisors approve the hiring of Dante Dawson part-time seasonal staff for the roadside management department effective June 4, 2018 at an hourly rate of $12.50. Passed this 4th day of June 2018. Rick Wulfekuhle, EMA Director and Chris Hare presented information regarding a Public Information Officer training. After discussion it was agreed to proceed with hosting the training on August 8th and 9th at the courthouse. Discussion was held regarding the tax abatement request from Matthew Myers. After discussion, motion by Gissel second by Shonka to abate the interest and penalty in the amount of $78 if the taxes are paid in full within 15 days. All in favor, motion carried. County Engineer, Brian Keierleber presented information on the Buffalo Creek bridge replacement. After discussion, motion by Gissel second by Shonka to approve the contracts between Buchanan County and Taylor Construction, Inc., New Vienna, in the amount of $1,409,469.84 to replace the Buffalo Creek bridge (NBIS 15870) in Sec. 1 of Liberty Twp., project #BRS-C010(100)--60-10. All in favor, motion carried. Discussion was held regarding the placement of advanced street warning signs on Hwy. W-13. No official action was taken. County Auditor, Cindy Gosse presented the April Health Insurance Trust financial report. After discussion, motion by Gissel second by Shonka to accept the report. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Gissel second by Shonka to adjourn at 9:57 a.m. All in favor, motion carried. Clayton Ohrt, Chairman ATTEST: Cindy Gosse, Auditor

BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS 518.41 BLANK PARK ZOO SUMMER READING PROGRAMMING 172.62 GOOD NIGHT IN MORN. COMM. HELP WANTED AD 26.00 INDEPENDENCE BULLETIN JOURNAL YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION 71.00 JAPAN AMERICAN SOCIETY IN IA SUMMER READING PROGRAMMING 50.00 JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD BOOKS 1,087.40 MAGNOLIA JOURNAL MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION 39.00 OFFICE TOWNE PRINTER SERVICE AGREEMENT 29.61 STATE LIBRARY OF IOWA PLM#2 CLASS 50.00 STURTZ, CURT SUMMER READING PROGRAMMING 395.00 SWANK MOVIE IN PARK-FUNNEL CAKE DAYS 395.00 US WEEKLY MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION 39.95 WALMART DVDS AND SUPPLIES 127.35 WEARMOUTH, REBECCA BOOKS, POSTAGE, SUPPLIES 275.33 *******FIRE DEPARTMENT******* IOWA DCI BACKGROUND CHECK FIRE DEPT 15.00 IOWA FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOC. YEARLY DUES 130.00 SANDRY FIRE SUPPLY EQUIPMENT REPAIRS 58.72 EQUIPMENT PPE FUND 599.00 U.S. POST OFFICE PO BOX RENTAL 38.00 MENARDS BATTERIES PPE FUND 90.72 WEX BANK GAS 43.31 MCELROYS T RAINING SUPPLIES-DONATION FUND 92.87 =========== TOTAL BILLS TO BE PAID 100,925.46 TOTAL BILLS BY ACCOUNT: GENERAL 35,709.06 LOCAL OPTION TAX 0.00 ROAD USE TAX 31,172.60 UTILITY 22,443.80 SEWER CDBG 398.36 SEWER UPGRADE 11,600.00 ============= 100,925.46 ***ACCUMULATED COMP TIME**** 5/19/18 CURTIS 131.5 HOURS COMP MAY RECEIPTS WATER/SEWER/LANDFILL 27,629.70 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX 5,685.93 BUCHANAN CO. PROPERTY TAX 16,407.88 ROAD USE TAX 10,209.76 LIBRARY 376.77 MCELROYS CIGARETTER PERMIT 75.00 MISCELLANEOUS & INTEREST 209.75 TOTAL -----------------60,594.79


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Pallet Challenge registration now open

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “For the most part the crop is in the ground and in good condition, with 81 percent of corn and 78 percent of soybeans rated good to excellent. However, it is important to recognize that some farmers have faced significant weather challenges as well, with dry conditions a concern in southern Iowa and severe flooding in northern Iowa,” Naig said. While hot and dry conditions allowed many farmers to get caught up on fieldwork, others could do nothing but watch it rain during the week ending June 10, 2018, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Statewide there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Activities for the week included hay harvest, wrapping up planting for the year and post-emergent weed and fertilizer applications. Topsoil moisture levels rated 4 percent very short, 15 percent short, 71 percent adequate and 10 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture levels rated 5 percent very short, 17 percent short, 69 percent adequate and 9 percent surplus. Drought concerns continue in south central and southeast Iowa as subsoil moisture ratings of very short to short reached 70 percent or more. Ninety-seven percent of the corn crop has emerged with 81 percent rated in good to excellent condition. Soybean growers have 98 percent of the expected crop planted, 2 weeks ahead of the 5-year average. Eighty-nine percent of soybeans have emerged, 5 days ahead of last year. Seventy-eight percent of the soybean crop was rated in good to excellent condition. Nearly all of the oat crop has emerged, with 38 percent headed. Eighty-one percent of the oat crop was rated in good to excellent condition. Hay condition was rated 69 percent good to excellent. Pasture conditions rated 60 percent good to excellent. High temperatures have strained pastures in areas lacking rainfall. Cattle continued to experience heat stress.

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Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach is still accepting registrations for the youth pallet challenge. This challenge is open to all Buchanan County K-12 graders and requires youth to use their imagination and creativity in order to transform a simple pallet into something amazing! Pallet creations will be on display in the Thom Building and throughout the fairgrounds during the silent auction (bids close 5 PM Saturday, July 7). Funds from the auction will go to the fund for a new facility for 4-H/Extension. Pre-registration is required (space limited to 20 entries). The Extension office will supply pallets this year. Entries are not eligible to advance to the Iowa State Fair. No premium money will be awarded for this challenge. Stop by the Extension office, email xbuchanan@iastate.edu or call 319-334-7161 to learn more or to get a registration form. Further information and registration forms can also be found at www.extension. iastate.edu/buchanan/4h under the County Fair link.

Iowa State Fair announces entry deadlines The Iowa State Fair is home to over 65,000 competitive entries each year from photography to wood projects and everything in between. Entrants in some competitive events may enter online, submit their entry by mail, postmarked by the deadline, or deliver them in person, depending on the category entered. Premium books and entry forms can be accessed at iowastatefair.org. While most entries are due July 1, deadlines do vary by department. June 16 Photography Deadline - Photography entries and entry form/fee need to be delivered to the Fairgrounds by June 16. Mailed Photography entries must have been postmarked May 21 - June 9. July 1 Deadlines – 4-H, Ag. & Hort. Crops*, Art Access* Beef Cattle, Boer Goat, Commercial Wine*, Creative Arts & Crafts*, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goat, Doll Houses & Miniature Rooms*, Fabric & Threads*, FFA, Floriculture, Food*, Heritage*, Horse, Llama, Oenology - Amateur Wine & Beer Making, Sheep, Swine, and Wood Projects. July 14 Deadlines – Ag Mechanics & Technology*, Apiary - Beekeeping, Cowgirl Queen*, Dog, Pigeon, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep Shearing (entries accepted until August 1 with a $10 late fee), Stock Dog Trials, and Wool Show entries. *Must be a resident of Iowa to enter For information regarding entry deadlines, competitions or the online entry system, contact the Competitive Events Department at 515-262-3111 ext. 207.

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Reidy, Grace Schmadeke, Grace Sidles, Jacob Stacy, Seth Sweeney, Ellissa Tegler, Sadie Timp, Elizabeth Toale, Jackson Trimble, Alison Turner, Jonathan Webb, Libby 3.0-3.49 GPA Amerson, Jenna Bowers, Rhett Brock, Daniel Campbell, Riley Copenhaver, Nathan Corkery, Makayla Dunlap, Easton Fitz, Alexis Hammers-Schmidt, Gavin Justason, Amanda Kascel-Goddard, Keith McGrath, Khyley Michael, Cierra Miller, Dominique Naylor, Pyper Ohrt, Samantha Teague, Isabella Tudor, Matthew Vargason, Brady Weber, Caleb Weber, Isaiah Wilkinson, Anna Wolf, Talia

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hey are our sons, brothers, parents, grandparents and greatgrandparents. They are the protectors of the First Amendment rights – to The bleBuchanan County Board of Suspeak, pray and assem pervisors met May 29 with Clayton – that we exercise here Ohrt, Gary Gissel, and Don Shonka today. present. Long A public hearing for the FY18 hey are our heroes.budget amendment was called to order, to may we gather hereand after discussion, it was approved as ry. memo honor their presented. ing at approved was a resolution to — Orlan Love, speakAlso teryadditional appropriations as folQuasqueton Ceme make lows: Law Enforcement $88,228; Court System $2,000; Sanitation $3,892; Solid Waste Disposal $4,500; Conservation $87,000; Other Policy & Administration $110,644; and General Services $14,523. Another resolution was approved for the following operating fund transfers: General Basic Fund to Conservation Reserve Fund $20,484; Jail Room & Board Fund to General Fund $50,000. Supervisor Gissel presented a proposal for repairs to the heating and cooling system at the food pantry building. After discussion, it was decided that GisBandget additional quotes for the sel will anan Buch East the while Local veterans stand project. rop. performs service songs in Winth The board also: DSSURYHGFODLPVÂżOHGZLWKWKHFRXQty auditor for payment in the amount of $96,703.76. SODFHGRQÂżOHWKHIROORZLQJPDQXUH ble along plan updates: Mike Pech, will be availa management football ďŹ eld on June 22. Food all. South, in Sec. 19 of FreforPech fun and kids, for s facility game with a silent auction, in In- Grassland Pork, LLC in Depot Twp.; d at The mont Silent auction items can be viewe of-HŕľľHUVRQ 7ZS :LQGPLOO case In Note: . 6HF  RI the event dependence from now until l schoofacility highLLC, Francois Site in Sec. moved into thePork bad weather the relay will be 27 of Byron Twp. and Kent Keppler, gym. facility Progressive Pork LC Site 22 in Sec. 30 of Richland Twp. Delaware County.June 14, 2018

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Children enjoy the hands-on opportunity to play with toys in the crowded upstairs display area .

Winthrop Historical Center organizer Ann Slattery stands at the door to welcome visitors. Many toured the Winthrop Historical Center during its Open House on Saturday, exploring the new space recently purchased for the center and rediscovering Winthrop’s past in the upstairs display area. The former People’s State Bank building, an instantly recognizable landmark on Madison Street recalling Winthrop’s past, was the home of a variety of businesses, from bank to barbershop, from restaurant

to Masonic Lodge. As people toured there were recollections of the building’s past and ideas shared for its future. Volunteers are invited to share their time and expertise by serving on committees to help with Phase 3 of the restoration project. Help is also needed to prepare the building for Winthrop Funnel Cake Days; bring brooms and shop-vacs 8:30-11:30 AM Friday and

Saturday, June 8-9 (other supplies will be provided). There will be another opportunity to visit ³1HZ6SDFHVLQDQ2OG3ODFH´GXULQJ:LQthrop Funnel Cake Days. The Historical Center will host an open house and special tours 5-7 PM Friday, June 15 and 1-5 PM Saturday, June 16. (Christine Dale Photos)

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According to Election Commissioner Cindy Buchanan County residents voted for state Auditor of State – Democrat: Rob Sand 829; Gosse, Buchanan County residents voted as candidates as follows: Republican: *Mary Mosiman 319 follows in the June 5 Primary Election: United States Representative First District Treasurer of State – Democrat: *Michael L. County Board of Supervisors (vote for two) – Fitzgerald 880 – Democrat: Abby Finkenauer 593, Thomas e’s State Bank buildi Ever travel past the former Peopl Democrat: *Donald B. Shonka 705, Joe Payne Heckroth 280, George Ramsey 39, Courtney Secretary of Agriculture – Democrat: Tim pair of shoes, a ashhistoric building?â€? Grab an old r Cente rical and wonder, “What is in that Histo 602; Republican: *Gary Gissel 288, Lea Reh- L. Rowe 47; Republican: *Rod Blum 348 Gannon 826; Republican: Ray Gaesser 29, ďŹ nd out – attend the Winthrop light and your imagination and berg 252 Es Center’s “New Space Governor – Democrat: Cathy Glasson 140, Chad Ingels 31, Craig Lang 37, *Mike Naig t. B ha Saturday, June 2 to explore the nan*Amy Open House at 10 AM-noon County Treasurer –uc Democrat: Wright Fred Hubbell 576, Andrea Andy McGuire 60, Dan Zumbach 200 Coun ty Review buildthe of in an Old Place.â€? oor top 899; Republican: Eric Vance 304 the on 52, John18 Norris 92 127, Ross Wilburn 14 , Nate Attorney General – Democrat: *Tom Miller has a collection housed The Historical Center, which ng. This will allow County Recorder – Democrat: Michelle Boulton 63 (Boulton withdrew from the race 883 ase the remainder of the buildi well as ials, ing, was recently able to purch mater ch Mangrich 871 after ballots were printed); Republican: *Kim State Representative 64th District – Demostorage, provide room for resear ys.ven room to display items still in ar displa County Attorney – Democrat: *Shawn Hard- Reynolds 346; Libertarian: Marco Battaglia 1, crat: *Bruce Bearinger 810 By Ste C. Smarea keep some of the most popul ith anine as offer main-oor access to en 833 ďŹ rst oor andThmezz State Representative 95th District – DemoJake Porter 6 ents, e In basem the de re pe explo to ndence s City Co storie Everyone is welcome memoriesyand uncil met in Secretary of State – Democrat: Deidre Dejear crat: Christian Andrews 68; Republican: night rical s, and are encouraged to share Monda with Mayor regular sessi the Histo before restoration work begin 3 of Phaseing ing Pr . on *Louis J. Zumbach 44 o regard 450, Jim Mowrer 414; Republican: *Paul Pate s Te estion m Sugg y. Robert Hill of the building from its heyda presidCouncil rev 344 *Indicates incumbent also welcome. isited2. discu on page uesfo Center restoration project are location ssi on Story contin reg ard r constructi on of a ne ing the proposed building an w police de d whether partmen to May 14 tyRev Copyright 2018 www.thebuchanancountynews.com Follow us at: Facebook.com @TheNews.BuchananCountyReview t , coiew uncil approv consider another locati om @TheNews.BuchananCoun ook.c Faceb at: us Follow on ed a task fo to use land tynews.com ncoun chana rce recomme . On .thebu in www the 2018 1st Ward Pa Copyright nd force recom ati on rk fo r the mended the location be facility. The task the land, its cause the cit ce y imity to cour ntral location in the co mmunity, an owns thouse. d proxStory contin ues on page 4.

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pe ton Ohrt, Ga ry Gissel an rvisors met June ent. County d Don Shon En ka presmation on the gineer Brian Keierleb er Bu presen ffa lo Creek br discussion, idge replac ted inforthe ement. After Buchanan Co board approved the contr unty and Ta Vienna, in ylor Constru acts between the Buffalo Cree amount of $1,409,469 ction, Inc., New k bridge (N .84 to replac BIS 15870) Twp. in Sec. 1 of e the Liberty The board pla update from ced on ďŹ le the manure Blake Even management , facility Ev Jefferson Tw plan en p., and appr oved resolu Site in Sec. 10 of da Hayzlett tio an staff memb d Dante Dawson as a ns to hire Amaners for road ap art-time seas side EMA Direc onal tor Rick Wulf management. ed informa tion regard ekuhle and Chris Hare ing a Publi pr es training. Af en tc In ter discussi on it was ag formation OfďŹ cer hosting the At right: Th reed to proc training on e Hazleton eed wi Augu Discussion Fire Departmen was held reg st 8-9 at the courthous th t was prepare vanced stree e. ard ing d for the da the mp weather! t warning sig placement of action was ns ad on Hwy. W taken. -13. No ofďŹ c (Steven C. Sm ial ith Photos)

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