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Contracts approved, bid
letting to begin next month
  By Staci Miller - Editor
  Four more Right of Way
contracts were approved
at the Butler County Su-
pervisor’s meeting on
Tuesday, May 17.
  Purchases along 220th
and T55, west of Shell
Rock, for shouldering and
reconstruction work to-
taled 5.27 acres this week
– 4.62 acres last week – at
$7,000 per acre.
  According to Butler
County Engineer John
Riherd, the budget esti-
mate of the project cost is
$750,000, not including
asphalt that is planned to
be completed next sum-
mer. Bid letting will take
place June 14, with the
project starting later this
fall.




Clarksville Popcorn Stand to open for the season
                                                                                    Clarksville’s new sign installed
 Clarksville’s Main Street Popcorn Stand will open for the season on Friday,          The Clarksville Visioning Committee’s number one goal of establishing a new town sign at the intersec-                                       Video footage
May 27, brought to you by the Clarksville Fire Department.                          tion of Highway 188/Highway 3 was accomplished on Thursday, May 19.                                                                             of this story
 Hours include Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.                     The new sign was funded through grants, volunteer labor, donated material and money from the City of                                          is available
                                                                                    Clarksville.                                                                                                                                    on our web-
Butler County 4-Her’s promoting fair events                                           Lighting and pillars will be added to the sign within the next month, and landscaping will come later this                                       site at :
  The Butler County Fair starts soon and again this year Butler County 4-H          summer. (Photo by Staci Miller – Editor)
members are busy helping to promote fair activities by selling fair tickets.                                                                                                                             www.theclarksvillestar.com
By selling fair Super Savers, Family Packs and Carnival Tickets they can
earn some great prizes.
  Super Saver Ticket Packs that include tickets for all 7 Grandstand Events
including Friday night’s Gloriana and Katie Armiger concert are only $25.
Families can take advantage of the Family Pack that includes 4 Super Savers,
20 Carnival Tickets and discount coupons to 6 fair food vendors for $110.
By purchasing Carnival Tickets from a 4-Her you can save 50% over the fair
time price, only $5 for 10 tickets.
  The 2011 Butler County Fair runs from June 22nd to the 26th more informa-
tion about tickets and events is available at the Fair’s website, www.butler-
countyfair.com.

Clarksville Library to hold
Summer Reading Program                                                                                                                                                                                           (Photo by Staci Miller – Editor)
  Registration for the Clarksville Public Library’s 2011 Summer Reading
Program: One World, Many Stories, will be next week starting on Tuesday,
May 24 through Friday, May 27. All 3-year preschoolers to 5th graders are
invited to stop by the library on these days to “book” a trip to the library this
summer.
                                                                                    Roling Ford hosts grand opening
                                                                                      By Staci Miller - Editor               stocking almost 30 new vehicles, 50-     inventory – new and used – and ev-         “We have enough food to feed
  Opening program will be held on Tuesday, May 31 and every Tuesday                   Yellow balloons danced in the          60 used vehicles and has added sev-      erything is great.”                      500, and if we need more, we’ll get
through the end of June, with two sessions - the morning session will be from       breeze during Roling Ford’s Grand        eral new staff members to their team.      Welcoming visitors from all            more,” said Stockdale. “We want to
10:15 to 11:30 for 3-year preschool to 1st graders and the afternoon session        Opening in Shell Rock on Thursday,          “Things are good; business has        around, the staff at Roling Ford of-     thank everyone for the support and
will be from 1 to 2:15 for 2nd through 5th graders.                                 May 19.                                  grown,” said Greg Stockdale, Rol-        fered all the genuine State Fair mini    everything they’ve done to help us.”
  During the summer programs, there will be special drawings, guest readers           After three short months, the deal-    ing Ford General Manager. “We’ve         donuts, wings, brats, hamburgers
and presenters, treats and many other adventures. Flyers and calendars for          ership has reached their goal of         grown our staff, we’ve grown our         and refreshments one could handle.
the programs are available at the library or call 319-278-1168 with ques-
tions.

New Hope Parish UMC’s Memorial Day dinner
  The New Hope Parish UMC is holding a Memorial Day dinner on Monday,
                                                                                    Surrounding area Memorial Day services
May 30 at the Dumont American Legion Hall on Main Street from 10:30                   Memorial Day services are
a.m. - 1 p.m. Free will offerings will be taken for beef burgers, ham sand-         planned in several area communities           Clarksville –                              Shell Rock                        en by Pastor Christine Pauley and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               the Pledge of Allegiance will be led
wiches, potato salad, baked beans, homemade pies, ice cream, lemonade and           and cemeteries on Monday, May 30.                                                   The Memorial Day program in
coffee.                                                                                                                          Lowell Town                          Shell Rock will be under the direc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               by the Scouts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In Flanders Field will be presented
Goodwill truck comes to Clarksville
                                                                                                Allison                            Cemetery                           tion of American Legion Post No.
                                                                                                                                                                      393. The officer of the day is Dave
                                                                                                                                                                                                               by Rebecca Vannordstrand, 2010
                                                                                      The Memorial Day parade starts at        Lowell Town Cemetery, rural                                                     Girl’s State and the Gettysburg Ad-
  The Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa is holding a donation drive on                                                   Clarksville, will have service at 2:00   Lehman.                                  dress will be read by Blake Willson,
                                                                                    9:00 a.m. Monday, May 30 in Alli-
Saturday, May 28 from 9 – 11 a.m at the Clarksville water tower located on                                                   p.m. Pastor Lynn Busch of Imman-           The Waverly-Shell Rock High            2010 Boy’s State.
                                                                                    son at north Main Street with the Al-
the northwest edge of town.                                                                                                  uel UCC will give a message and          School Band will participate in the        Jon Dornbusch will read roll call
                                                                                    lison Veterans Drill Team and North
  Goodwill accepts clothing, books, furniture, computers, shoes, small work-                                                 Lloyd Leyen will present the reading     parade, under the direction of Jim       before guest speaker Christine Pau-
                                                                                    Butler Middle School Band.
ing appliances, toys, VHS and DVD movies, plus more.                                                                         of the veteran’s names.                  Vowels and Eric Stover, and will         ley. The Benediction will be given
                                                                                      Following the parade a memo-
                                                                                                                                                                      march to the cemetery.                   by Christine Pauley.
                                                                                    rial service will be held at the North
Clarksville Lions Club to host Fishing Derby                                                                                                                            Everyone is to assemble at the
  The Clarksville Lions Club is hosting a Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 4
                                                                                    Butler Middle School auditorium in
                                                                                    Allison.
                                                                                                                                    Clarksville                       library at 8:45 a.m. with the pa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Then, the floral ceremony will take
                                                                                                                                                                                                               place with The American Legion,
from 9 a.m. – noon at Sportsmans Park, Clarksville. There will be prizes for          Commander of the Amvets Post                 – Lynwood                          rade getting underway at 9:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                      March to South Walnut and Main
                                                                                                                                                                                                               American Legion Auxiliary, Brown-
everyone, a drawing for a trolling motor and a DNR fishing clinic. Admis-
sion is $5 and proceeds go to the scholarship fund.
                                                                                    88, Charles Mosher, will be Master
                                                                                    of Ceremonies. Prayer will be given
                                                                                                                                    Cemetery                          Street and decorate water in memory
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ies, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
                                                                                                                                                                                                               placing their wreaths. The firing
                                                                                                                               Clarksville’s Lynwood Cemetery         of our Soldiers and Sailors dead that
                                                                                    by Rev. Gary Hatcher of St. Peter’s      service on Monday begins with a pa-                                               squad will have a Memorial Rifle
Plainfield Library open house                                                       Lutheran Church of Greene. Gwen
                                                                                                                                                                      are buried at sea. Prayer will be giv-   salute followed by Taps by Charles
 The Plainfield Public Library is hosting an open house with refreshments                                                    rade from the Clarksville AMVETS         en by Pastor Christine Pauley, with a
                                                                                    Groen will be the soloist accompa-       hall at 10:30 a.m. The parade will                                                Thompson and everyone joining in
on Saturday, June 4 from 2 - 4 p.m. as they recognize Kim Bigelow for her                                                                                             salute by the firing squad.              on “God Bless America.”
                                                                                    nied by Greta Cordes.                    march to the cemetery where the
years of service and welcome Deb Caudle as the new Library Director.                                                                                                    Master of Ceremonies will by Jon         In the event of rain, services will
                                                                                      The North Butler Middle School         service will be held at the Veterans     Dornbusch. Invocation will be giv-       be held in the Boyd Building
                                                                                    band will play two selections. Fol-      Memorial Monument at 11:00 a.m.
Solid Rock 3rd annual basketball tournament                                         lowing the memorial service, the
 On June 6 Solid Rock is hosting their 3rd Annual Young Men’s 3 on 3 Bas-                                                    Welcome will be given by Com-
                                                                                    color guard and drill team will retire   mander, Bob Wamsley, followed
ketball Tournament. Meet at the Shell Rock Elementary school at 10:30 a.m.          to the cemetery for a short ceremo-
Call Pastor Gene Meany now to register your team at 319-249-0931.                                                            by the presentation of the colors by
                                                                                    ny.                                      AMVETS Post #30; the Clarksville
 There will also be a challenge to those that come to play a match against
                                                                                                                             School band will play the National
West Coast Baptist College team.                                                             Aplington                       Anthem.
                                                                                       According to Aplington Amvets           Invocation will be given by Neal
Summer concert schedule for                                                         Commander Paul Weber, Memorial
Wilder Park announced                                                                                                        Bolin followed by the Gettysburg
                                                                                        Day services will be held on         Address, read by Logan Faust. Also,
  The Allison Park Board will be offering a variety of entertainment free of        Sunday, May 29, at the Washington
charge at Wilder Park this summer.                                                                                           Flander’s Field will be read by Sher-
                                                                                    Reformed Church Cemetery at 1:30         ry Litterer.
  All concerts are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. with the exception of the Wild-     p.m. followed by a service at Bethel
er Days Local Musicians, who will perform at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 24.                                                       The address of the day will be
                                                                                      Reformed Church. Pastor Scott          given by Habbo Fokkena. The read-
  The schedule is as follows:                                                           Summers will be the speaker
  July 6 - Sugar Daddys                                                                                                      ing of the roll and a Memorial Day
                                                                                      On Monday, May 30, the Aplington       prayer will be read by Neal Bolin.
  July 17 - New Horizon Band (70 musicians, all over 50)                            Memorial Day parade will begin at
  July 24 - Wilder Days Local Musicians (11 a.m.)                                                                            Volley, Taps and Echo will follow
                                                                                    10:00 a.m. followed by the service at    with a closing musical selection by
  July 27 - Washington Street Brass                                                 Pleasant View Cemetery with Pastor
  Aug. 3 - California Street Sax Quartet                                                                                     Gary Parson, Chris Parson and Trent
                                                                                    Smith the speaker.                       Poppe.
  Aug 17 - Jazz Trio Rhythm
  Aug 24 - Musica Ficta Quintet
  Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.
2 • Thursday, May 26, 2011                                                                                          Editorial                                                                          Butler County Tribune-Journal • Clarksville Star




                                                                          Butler County Extension News
                Around                                                                                          The Clover Connection
                    Butler
                By Bill Arndorfer
                                                                                                                            Nancy Jensen
                                                                                                                            Butler County CYC
                        County
                Butler-Grundy Extension Educator
                                                                                                                            nejensen@iastate.edu

Grilling season reminders Health Rocks!lot                                                                                                                                        Honoring our veterans, service
                          Don’t you just feel a whole
   Memorial Day weekend signals                cold longer by using two bowls - the          better when the sun shines? I know
                                                                                                                                      consideration to the other two
                                                                                                                                      descriptors in word smart; like
                                                                                                                                                                                  members this Memorial Day
the traditional start to the grilling          one with the salad, nested in a larger        I do! Somehow it’s just easier to        to tell jokes and stories and have            Iowa is currently experiencing its             ** Tax-exempt pay: HF 652 makes
season. That makes this a good time            one, with ice.                                smile and think positively when that     an extensive vocabulary. I can’t            largest deployment since World War             pay for active military service
to apply good grilling practices as               Meats should be thawed in the              yellow light is shining brightly.        really tell jokes very well; I either       II, with about 2,800 Iowa soldiers in          exempt from Iowa state income tax.
you prepare food for your family.              home refrigerator before taking                 One of our little known project        mess up the punch line or leave out         Afghanistan alone. It’s a powerful               ** Purple Heart Day: HF 474
The information for this column                them to the picnic and should be              areas is Health. I’ve judged many        some vital information. As for the          reminder this Memorial Day that                makes August 7 “Purple Heart
came from Sam Beattie, Iowa State              kept on ice until just before cooking.        health projects for other counties (it   extensive vocabulary however, I can         freedom comes at a cost. It is not             Day” in Iowa. State and local
University Food Safety Extension               If marinating the meat, it should still       fell under Personal Development          tell you ALL the Super Hero Squad           free.                                          governments—and ALL Iowans—
Specialist.                                    be placed in the refrigerator. Once           in the pre 2011 era, which is my         members and what they do!                     Here in Iowa, we’ve become a                 are encouraged to observe the day
   Use a thermometer to be sure                the meat is removed, the marinade             favorite area to judge!) I don’t have       Why do the authors want readers          national leader in supporting our              in a way that honors the sacrifice of
burgers are fully cooked. To take the          should either be discarded or, if used        to be a fitness freak (which I am most   to learn their “smart” category?            veterans, soldiers and their families.         those killed or wounded in enemy
temperature of a hamburger, hold the           as a sauce, brought to a rapid boil to        definitely not!) or have an extensive    Because they’ll need to use it to           The Iowa Veterans Council called a             action.
patty with tongs and push the point            kill the bacteria.                            knowledge of how health is affected      show what they’ve learned. If a             recent legislative session the best for          ** Supporting veterans’ services:
of the thermometer into the side of               Use different utensils, platters           by diet and exercise (which I don’t!)    person is art smart, he/she can draw        Iowa veterans and service members              HF 651 establishes new Iowa
the burger going toward the center.            and tongs for raw meat then for the           to be able to talk to 4-H members        pictures, if music smart, he/she can        since the 1950s. And last year, Iowa           license plates honoring recipients
The thermometer should hit the                 grilled meat. Bacteria from the juices        about goals and learnings. However,      write a song, etc. Part of our goal         became the first state to approve 10           of the Combat Infantryman Badge,
thickest part of the hamburger and             of the raw meat will contaminate              I’ve been wondering lately if maybe      sheet for exhibits at the fair deals        measures that the U.S. Department              Combat Action Badge, Combat
read 160°F. This temperature kills             the cooked meat. Wash platters and            I should be a little better informed     with what important things did              of Defense says would do most to               Action Ribbon, Air Force Combat
the bacterium E. coli O157:H7 and              cutting boards with hot soapy water           judge this year, so I decided to do a    you learn and how. The rest of the          improve the quality-of-life for our            Action Medal and Combat Medical
other illness causing bacteria.                and rinse with hot water to remove            “little” research.                       booklet discusses germs, personal           military (www.usa4militaryfamilies.            Badge. Proceeds benefit the Iowa
   If you do not have a thermometer,           and kill the illness-causing bacteria.          I have several manuals in my           hygiene, power foods and fitness.           dod.mil/).                                     Commission on Veterans Affairs.
cook the meat until it is brown and            If storing meat on ice, use heavy             office dealing with health; Staying         The next book in the series,               We built on those successes this               **    Posthumously       conceived
the juices are clear without any               plastic bags to avoid contaminating           Healthy, Keeping Fit and Health          Keeping Fit, continues to build on          year with several new measures,                children: When a service member
bloodiness or cloudiness. However,             the ice or a separate ice chest for the       Rocks. (Not real sure about that         previous knowledge and gaining              including:                                     is deployed to a war zone, injury
it cannot be guaranteed that the               meat.                                         last one; I think it should maybe be     more understanding. I subbed in               ** College tuition for Guard                 or death could prevent them from
meat is hot enough without using a                Remember to wash your hands                Rocky Health in my case!) Glancing       the physical education (commonly            members: SF 389 ensures funding                conceiving a child. HF 245 ensures
thermometer.                                   often and thoroughly. They become             through Staying Healthy I found a        referred to as pe) classroom earlier        for the National Guard Education               that a child conceived using the
   Follow these food safety tips:              contaminated easily with a variety of         self assessment to take to find out      this month and had to give some             Assistance program, which helps                genetic material of a parent who
Keep it cold -- When picnicking and            illness-causing organisms.                    what kind of smart I am. (Don’t you      fitness tests. Of course, I couldn’t        our soldiers attend Iowa colleges and          has died would be considered a
eating outdoors during the heat of                Chill food quickly.        Leaving         just love self assessments? They         actually show them how to do the            universities. On May 12, the Senate            legitimate child.
the summer, food can warm up and               food out for longer than one or               either give you an excuse for why        skill, that wouldn’t be fair! (besides,     approved funding that would make                 These are just a few small ways we
get to the temperatures that allow             two hours will cause it to warm up            you are the way you are, or they give    I couldn’t physically do it anyway!)        $4.2 million available for Fiscal              have extended our appreciation to
illness causing bacteria to grow the           to temperatures that allow illness-           you a good laugh!) There was word        So we had very few kids who could           Year 2012.                                     those who’ve served and defended
fastest. Pack food on ice or keep              causing bacteria to grow rapidly.             smart, math smart, art smart, body       do a chin up, but I told them to just         ** Injured Veterans Grant                    our country. On Memorial Day and
in the refrigerator until just before          Once again the two hour or one hour           smart, music smart and nature smart.     try harder next year. (I can’t believe      program: SF 402 allows a veteran               every day, I join all Iowans in saying
serving to help prevent illness. The           rule applies. Put the leftovers back          Since I’ve never been one to back        I said “try harder” after fighting this     who previously received an injured             “Thank You.”
two hour rule is the key -- you have           on ice; or discard them if you can’t          away from a challenge, I decided to      phrase in school the past 20 years!)        veterans’ grant to be eligible for an            Additional information
two hours at room temperature for              keep them cold.                               find out what kind of smart I am and        But the sky’s the limit in the Health    additional grant for a subsequent                This is a legislative column by
perishable foods. On very hot days,               For more information, contact the          took the assessment.                     project area. If a member is worried        serious injury received in the line of         Senator Amanda Ragan, representing
however, food warms more quickly               Butler Office of ISU Extension at               I love to read and write so I          about his/her health and level of           duty.                                          Mitchell and Floyd counties and
and a more realistic safe time is              319-267-2707.                                 naturally assumed I would be word        fitness, maybe he/she needs to take           ** Avoiding unnecessary fees:                parts of Cerro Gordo and Howard
about one hour. Salads can be kept                                                           smart. WRONG! I had exactly one          some action. Literally! It’s never too      Under SF 399, anyone who charges               counties. For newsletters, photos
                                                                                             check in each category, with the         late to start taking care of your body.     a fee to help veterans file benefit            and further information, go to www.
                                                                                             exception of art! Looking back              Don’t you want to be able to shout       appeals must disclose that these               senate.iowa.gov/Ragan.
                                                                                             at the statements, I gave careful        out “My health rocks!”?                     services are provided for free at local          To contact Senator Ragan
                                                                                                                                                                                  veterans’ affairs offices.                     during the week, call the Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                    **Protecting our troops: HF 484              Switchboard at 515-281-3371.
                                                                                             Go Generic
                                                                                               While low-income shoppers have         Thursday stocking its shelves for the
                                                                                                                                                                                  will help protect our troops by
                                                                                                                                                                                  stopping Iowa tax dollars from being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Otherwise she can be reached at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 home at 641-424-0874. E-mail her
                                                                                                                                                                                  invested in Iran, the chief state-             at amanda.ragan@legis.iowa.gov.
                                                                                             decreased discretionary spending         weekend. By shopping on that day            sponsor of international terrorism,              Senator Ragan is an Assistant
                                                                                             during the past two years, 31% of        you will increase your chances of           according to the U.S. Department of            Senate Majority Leader, chair of the
                                                                                             these consumers have increased what      finding the sales items.                    State.                                         Human Resources Committee and
                                                                                             they spend on food and beverage in         Given the recent economic                   ** Preventing “stolen valor”: SF             vice-chair of the Health & Human
                                                                                             part because of the increased cost of    slowdown the ‘value-conscious’              397 makes it illegal to impersonate            Services Budget Subcommittee. She
                                                                                             food.                                    shopper is more visible than ever           a decorated military veteran in an             also serves on the Appropriations,
                                                                                               “The next time you’re shopping         before. This trend will continue            effort to achieve monetary gain,               Rules & Administration, Natural
                                                                                             for whole grain pasta, canned            even as economies recovers as               such as a job, promotion or political          Resources & Environment, and
                                                                                             vegetables, or frozen fruit at a super   it is anticipated that a fair share         office.                                        Veterans Affairs committees.
                                                                                             center, give the store brand a try,”     of shoppers will retain their
                                                                                             says Brenda Schmitt, ISU Extension       ‘value mindset’ with an increased
                                                                                             Family Finance Specialist. “Generics     preference to shop at stores with
                                                                                             cost 30% to 50% less than what the       everyday low prices and exhibit a
                                                                                             typical consumer had been spending       tendency to be overly frugal - such
                                                                                             for years prior to the recession,”       as dollar stores.                                                                          Ice cream Parlor
                                                                                             she adds. A Consumer Reports poll          Shoppers have been more willing                   Ice Cream Flavor of the Week ~ Blackberry
Container garden
                                                                                             revealed that most consumers noted       to test out ways to trim their food
                                                                                             no significant difference in quality     bills, including not only generic                       Sunday, May 29 - Saturday, June 4
                                                                                             between generic and national brand       products and discount supermarkets,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8; Saturday-Sunday 11-8

workshop held
                                                                                             foods.                                   but also dollar stores and warehouse
                                                                                               Findings from a 2010 Nielsen           stores. Once thought to be most                                    319-278-4468 ~ Clarksville
                                                                                             global online survey of more than        important, variety is now not seen
                                                                                             27,000 respondents show that the         to be a necessity. Consumers are
  Butler County 4-H’ers attended the ‘Miniature Container Garden
                                                                                             private label phenomenon is here to      sick of having to pick from hundreds
Workshop’ at the Butler County Extension Office on May 12th. They all
                                                                                             stay. In fact, while more than half of   of kinds of breakfast cereal, for
began with a 12” square wooden box, 4-5 plants, 3 garden accessories and
                                                                                             online consumers surveyed said they      example. Studies have shown that
potting soil. They then put their creative minds to work and came up with
some beautiful garden designs. We hope to see these gardens come to the
Butler County Fair!
                                                                                             purchased more store label brands
                                                                                             during the economic downturn, 91
                                                                                             percent said they will continue to do
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           Iowa Crops & Weather Report                                            Live life to the fullest                                                                            Clubs & Meetings
                    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey                       Submitted by Heather Harms               to remain living in their own home.
                                                                                  - Marketing Coordinator, Maple              The new home care service provides
                                                                                  Manor Village                               a solution that’s right for so many.             500 CARD PARTY                      Chapter IT P.E.O. Sisterhood
  Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill     five-year average of 19 percent. A          Getting older doesn’t mean you             ABCM Healthy Living Home Care            There will be a 500 Card Party on       observed the founding of the
Northey today commented on the           few scattered fields of oats remain      have to lose your independence or the       is a non-medical, personal care and      Friday, May 27, beginning at 7:00         organization with a cooperative
Iowa Crops and Weather report re-        to be planted and 98 percent of the      choice in your daily routine. Getting       companionship service. This means        p.m. at the Clarksville AMVETS            Salad Supper in the home of Peggy
leased by the USDA National Ag-          oat acreage has emerged. Oat condi-      older sometimes means you need a            a thoroughly screened, trained,          Hall. The public is invited to attend.    Litterer on May 16 beginning
ricultural Statistical Service. The      tion rated 0 percent very poor, 2 per-   little help to do activities that are not   insured and bonded Personal Care                      ________                     at 6:30. The Social committee
report is released weekly from April     cent poor, 18 percent fair, 66 percent   as easy as they used to be. Home            Assistant will assist with dressing,                                               represented by Sue Lodge, Janice
through October.                         good, and 14 percent excellent.          Care is increasing in popularity for        bathing, medication reminders,                    TRIPLE J CLUB                    Metz and Lola Clark assisted the
   “Between showers farmers have             Pasture and range condition im-      its ability to keep individuals in their    mobility and eating. Services also         On May 12, the Triple J. Club met       hostess by serving the beverages.
been able to make significant plant-     proved to 1 percent very poor, 6         own homes; particularly if assistance       include housekeeping, laundry, meal      at Elma Springs. After the business         Following the meal, President
ing progress the last three weeks and    percent poor, 26 percent fair, 50 per-   is only needed for part of the day.         preparation and companionship.           meeting the following members,            Lois Roose presided at the meeting
moved ahead of the five year aver-       cent good, and 17 percent excellent.     Seniors benefit by being able to stay       Clients also benefit from the            Kathy Ackerman, Karen Janssen,            attended by 14 members. Officers
age for both corn and soybean plant-     In spite of additional rain across       in familiar surroundings, as well as        handyman service that is available       Matilda Johnson, Dorothy DeBeer,          and committee people gave their
ing,” Northey said.                      the State, no reports of excessively     relieving the burden of the primary         to anyone using the personal care        Deloris Maifeld enjoyed playing           reports. The final reading of the
  The weekly report is also available    muddy feedlots were received and         caregiver.                                  service.                                 bingo with the Elm Spring residents.      proposed amendments were heard.
on the Iowa Department of Agricul-       livestock conditions remain favor-          ABCM Healthy Living Home Care              A unique part of the service is          A delicious lunch was served by         The next meeting will be at the home
ture and Land Stewardship’s website      able.                                    is a value added service of Maple           transportation! A Personal Care          Dorothy.                                  of Lorna Schwartz on June 20. It will
at www.IowaAgriculture.gov or on            IOWA PRELIMINARY WEATH-               Manor Village, owned by ABCM                Assistant can take individuals to          Reporter, Matilda Johnson               be the Convention Report given by
USDA’s site at www.nass.usda.gov/        ER SUMMARY                               Corporation,       Hampton,        Iowa.    doctor and hair appointments, run                     ________                     our delegate Lois.
ia. The report follows here:               By Harry Hillaker, State Clima-        Services are provided to anyone             errands, or accompany to church.                                                     Founders        Day        program
    PLANTING PROGRESS SUR-               tologist, Iowa Department of Agri-       who resides in Butler County, and           The service allows you to relax           FRIENDLY NEIGHBOR CLUB                   chairman were Janice Metz and
PASSES 2010                              culture & Land Stewardship               portions of Hardin, Grundy and              and enjoy time with your family.             Friendly Neighbor Club met            Meredith     Borchardt.     Meredith
  In spite of part of the State having       The past reporting week began        Franklin counties. Whether you              Caregiving can be a demanding job.       on Thursday, May19 for a Salad            gave an informative update on the
less than 3 days suitable for field-     with cool and dry weather with high      live in a house, condo, apartment,          This provides a safe solution while      Luncheon at noon at Darlys                Community Visioning committee’s
work, corn and soybean planting          temperatures mostly in the 60’s on       or an assisted living community, a          giving peace of mind to family           Mennenga. Paul Leerhoff and               clean-up project in the south part of
progress managed to meet or surpass      Monday (16th), Tuesday (17th) and        Personal Care Assistant will come           members.                                 Richard Mennenga were our guests.         town, projected plans and that the
the quick pace of 2010. Farmers          Wednesday (18th). A light freeze         to you.                                       How do you find out if you could         President Lucille Leerhoff opened       new Clarksville direction sign at the
would appreciate some dry, warm          was recorded at a few scattered             Maple Manor Village understands          benefit from this service? Call          the meeting with Bernice Hoodjer          corner of Highway 3 and 188 will be
weather to help speed emergence,         eastern Iowa locations on Monday         the aging process and takes a Person        today for a Free, no obligation          leading us in worship “Trusting           installed soon.
although good stands are reported        (16th) morning. Showers and thun-        Directed Care approach to long term         consultation 319-243-8023 or 319-        God”, “The House I Live In” and             The Founder’s Day Program
where crops have emerged. Most           derstorms were widespread from           care. It is only fitting that services      347-2309. Carolyn Schipper, Home         closing with “Footprints In The           “So Shall Our Words be.....” was a
of the week’s rain was not heavy;        Thursday (19th) evening through          be expanded to include the aging in         Care Coordinator will happily            Sand”.                                    production to reflect a popular
however, areas in central, east cen-     Saturday (21st) morning. There was       our community that want to remain           come to your home and discuss the          Roll call was answered to -             TV interview show with Janice as
tral, and southwest Iowa reported        a brief break in the rain Saturday       living in their own home. The staff         many options to keep you safe and        “Something Special Summer Plans”.         hostess and Meredith doing the
receiving hail during the week and       before storms redeveloped Saturday       works with families every day and           independent in the place you want        Minutes were read and approved and        commercials. Seven members of
tornadoes were reported in six Iowa      evening and continued into Sunday        understands most individuals want           to be.                                   penny collection was held. $10.00         Chapter IT portraying the Founder’s
counties on Sunday.                      morning. A few of the Saturday eve-                                                                                           was given to the Clarksville Library      were interviewed; the audience
   There were 4.2 days suitable for      ning storms brought high winds and                                                                                            Building Fund in memory of Rosa           could learn more about each of their
fieldwork statewide during the past      large hail to parts of western and                                                   Milius graduates                         Leerhoff.                                 personalities and their contributions
week. East central Iowa led the way      southwestern Iowa. Strong thunder-                                                                                                                                      to the founding of P.E.O. at Mt.
with 5.4 days suitable while south       storms developed over portions of
                                                                                                                              from Minnesota                             In new business, next meeting is
                                                                                                                                                                       June 16 at Marie Barnett’s’.              Pleasant, Iowa in 1869.
central Iowa had only 2.1 days suit-     eastern Iowa on Sunday afternoon                                                     State University                           Motion made by Darlys to give             Clarksville’s     Chapter       was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 organized on April 15, 1942. P.E.O.
able. Topsoil moisture levels rated 0    and evening with severe storms re-                                                     Inge E. Milius of Plainfield           $10.00 for luminaries to the Barnett
percent very short, 1 percent short,     ported in 18 counties. Rain totals                                                                                            Bunch for Relay For Life in honor         is a philanthropic organization to
                                                                                                                              graduated May 7 Summa Cum                                                          celebrate the education of women
79 percent adequate, and 20 percent      of one to two inches were common                                                     Laude from the Department of             of past and present members of the
surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 0        for the week over the western two-                                                                                            Friendly Neighbor Club.                   through scholarships, grants, awards,
                                                                                                                              Health and Nursing at Minnesota                                                    loans and stewardship of Cottey
percent very short, 1 percent short,     thirds of the state while totals were                                                State University, Mankato with a            Harriet Forry, Secretary
81 percent adequate, and 18 percent      much lower over parts of far east-                                                                                                          ________                    College. It also motivates members
                                                                                                                              degree in sports psychology.                                                       to achieve their highest aspirations.
surplus.                                 ern Iowa. Weekly totals varied from        Dear Editor,                                She is the daughter of Craig
    Ninety-eight percent of Iowa’s       only 0.14 inches at Cascade to 3.45                                                                                                CLARKSVILLE P.E.O.                                 ________
                                                                                    Spring has sprung and it’s time to        Milius and Katia Milius, and the
corn acreage has been planted, equal     inches at Estherville. The statewide     remove the clutter and deep clean           granddaughter of Lois Milius of
to last year but ahead of the five-      average precipitation was 1.16 inch-     the house.
year average of 94 percent. Only
south central Iowa has more than 5
                                         es or a little more than the weekly
                                         normal of 0.97 inches. Meanwhile,
                                                                                    Before you pour old household
                                                                                  cleaners down the drain or toss
                                                                                                                              Clarksville.
                                                                                                                                She was one of 2,191 students who
                                                                                                                              graduated during spring/summer
                                                                                                                                                                       Party in the Park 2011
percent of their corn crop remaining
to be planted. Seventy-four percent
of the State’s corn crop has emerged,
                                         temperatures climbed above normal
                                         over the weekend with highs climb-
                                         ing into the 80’s over much of south-
                                                                                  rechargeable batteries and last year’s
                                                                                  weed killer in the trash – think green.
                                                                                    Many household cleaners and
                                                                                                                              commencement exercises Saturday,
                                                                                                                              May 7, at the Taylor Center on           Kicks Off May 27
                                                                                                                              campus.                                    Chuck and the gang are ready            will receive a half-priced inflatable
behind last year’s 81 percent, but       ern and eastern Iowa. Temperature        chemicals make our chores easier,
ahead of the average 67 percent.         extremes for the week ranged from                                                                                             to start the summer off right             game wristband and a ‘budger badge’
                                                                                  but along with the conveniences
Soybean planting is 78 percent com-
plete, ahead of last year’s 72 percent
                                         Monday (16th) morning lows of 30
                                         degrees at Lowden and Manchester
                                                                                  these products provide, comes a
                                                                                  responsibility to properly purchase,
                                                                                                                              Re-Unity at                              with the annual Party in the Park
                                                                                                                                                                       series beginning May 27 with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 which will allow the winner to go to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the front of the inflatable game line
and the normal pace of 68 percent.
South Central is the only district
                                         to Sunday (22nd) afternoon highs of
                                         86 degrees at Burlington and Keo-
                                                                                  use, store and dispose of them.
                                                                                    The first step in handling
                                                                                                                              Unity!                                   entertainment for all ages in Charles
                                                                                                                                                                       City’s Central Park. The first of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for use during the June 24 Party in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Park.
with over half their soybean acreage     sauqua. Temperatures for the week                                                      Unity Presbyterian Church will         six Party in the Park festivities is        Making their Party in the Park
                                                                                  Household Hazardous Materials
remaining to be planted. Twenty-         as a whole averaged 1.2 degrees be-                                                  hold a Re-Unity reunion on Sunday,       sponsored by First Security Bank          début will be members of the ‘Love
                                                                                  (HHMs) is reading the product label.
one percent of the State’s soybean       low normal. Soil temperatures as of                                                  June 12, at the church located at        & Trust; Larry Pump, CPA; the             Those Llamas’ 4-H Group. Children
                                                                                  In general, a product is a HHM if its
crop has emerged, behind last year’s     Sunday were averaging in the lower                                                   27013 220th Street at the corner of      Charles City Press and Valero             will be allowed to feed and pet the
                                                                                  label lists one of the signal words,
25 percent but slightly ahead of the     60’s statewide.                                                                      Ridge Ave., Clarksville, Iowa. It        Renewable Fuels. This event will          llamas and for 1 Chuck Chip will
                                                                                  including: caution, danger, warning
                                                                                                                              will be a reunion for summer Bible       showcase music by the Chocolate           also be allowed to take a guided ride.
                                                                                  or poison.
                                                                                                                              School students, Sunday School           Crackers. This group will have the          Other 2011 Party in the Park events
Bremer County Conservation                                                          Labels also contain information
                                                                                  about how to protect the environment        students and teachers, former pastors    crowd moving and grooving all             will be held on June 10 and 24, July
                                                                                                                              and members, and other old friends       night long. The Chocolate Crackers        15 and 29, and August 12. Events
to host Picnic in the Park                                                        and the health of your family.
                                                                                  Label reading tips and other HHM            from the neighborhood!                   are a self described soul cover band,     are held every other Friday during
  Despite hectic schedules, piles of     like a tortilla wrap. Check them out                                                   The neighborhood has changed           playing songs like “Mustang Sally”,       the summer months from 5-9 p.m. in
                                                                                  educational and interactive tools for
laundry or other household tasks,        at    http://www.kidskonserve.com/                                                   over 127 years, but this little white    “Mountain of Love” and “Faith”.           Central Park. There is no admission
                                                                                  adults and children can be found at
parents need to make time to be          Perfect if your child takes his/her                                                  church is the same friendly place.         To commemorate the fully                charge. Families can join in the fun
                                                                                  www.safesmartsolutions.org.
outdoors with their children. Bremer     lunch to school!                                                                     Were you married here? Baptized?         installed historical Charles City         with various children’s games and
                                                                                    Our regional collection center
County Conservation is offering            Use a reusable, plastic or steel                                                   Did you come to Sunday School?           timeline in Central Park, the public      activities offered at each event.
                                                                                  is located at 25251 HWY 3 East,
Picnic programs this summer.             container for chips or carrots.                                                      Enjoy a chicken supper? Get a            will be invited to participate in two     Food and beverages are available
                                                                                  Allison, IA and we provide residents
  Picnic in the Park                       Use fruits that have natural                                                       Christmas sack? Come share your          timeline scavenger hunts scheduled        for purchase throughout the evening
                                                                                  with a safe disposal solution for
  June 8, 15, 22, 29                     packaging such as an apple or                                                        memories of good times at Unity          to begin at 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.; a         with Party in the Park’s “Chuck
                                                                                  unwanted HHMs at no cost to you.
  Noon at Cedar Bend                     orange. Take the skins home for                                                      Church! Reunite with old friends!        prize drawing will be held for those      Chip” currency. Chuck Chips may
                                                                                    The Butler County Regional
  Picnic programs will be offered on     composting.                                                                            Our day will begin at 8:30 a.m.        people who correctly complete the         be obtained from the “Chuck Chip
                                                                                  Collection Center challenges you
Wednesdays in June beginning June          Use a cloth napkin or washcloth                                                    with coffee time followed by the         scavenger hunt ballot.                    Table” near the center of the park or
                                                                                  to rethink the way you purchase,
8 and continuing on June 15, 22, and     instead of a paper napkin. Try                                                       regular 10:00 worship service. A           For the kids in the crowd, several      from volunteers in red Chuck aprons
                                                                                  use and store HHMs. Review the
29 at noon. These free classes will      fabkins.com for some cute cloths.                                                    meal will be served at noon (free        children’s activities are scheduled       stationed throughout the park during
                                                                                  website as a family, collect your
be held at Cedar Bend Park in NW                                                                                              will offering) with time for visiting,   including the ever popular Smiley         the events.
                                                                                  unwanted HHMs and make an
Waverly. Children ages 1 and up are        Use silverware instead of                                                          singing, games, and root beer floats     Train. Chuck’s coloring contest will        The Party in the Park events are a
                                                                                  appointment at our center for safe
encouraged to attend with a parent or    disposable plasticware. Washing                                                      during the afternoon. Come and go        also be held during the first event;      function of Charles City Community
                                                                                  disposal this spring by calling 319-
grandparent.                             and reusing your plasticware is also                                                 as your schedule allows during the       completed coloring sheets must be         Revitalization, Charles City’s Main
                                                                                  267-2070.
  Participants will begin with lunch,    acceptable.                                                                          day. Activities will end by 4:00 p.m.    turned in during the May 27 Party         Street Iowa program.
                                                                                    -Tom Cain, Butler County
have a short story and a nature            Find an old blanket to lay down or                                                   For more information, call Pastor      in the Park. Winners of the coloring        For more information call
                                                                                  Regional Collection Center Director
activity. Please bring your own          purchase a water resistant blanket to                                                Stephen W. Keve, 319-266-0634.           contest will be announced during the      (641)228-2335 or visit www.
lunch and blanket.                       spread out on the lawn.                                                                                                       June 10 Party in the Park. Winners        charlescitychamber.com.
  Materials will need to be prepared       Join Bremer County Conservation        Waverly Health
ahead so you must register for this      every Wednesday in June to try out       Center to host ICD
class by calling Heather Gamm,
naturalist, at 319-231-9640. Check
                                         your picnic lunch and see how it
                                         compares to others!                      support group                                                                            Party in the Park 2011
out more summer activities at              Picnic in the Park will be focusing      Waverly Health Center (WHC)
www.mycountyparks.com/County/            on the following topics:                 will host a monthly Implantable
Bremer.aspx                                June 8 EcoPicnic                       Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)                                                            FREE Admission, Live Music,

                                                                                                                                    Doc’s
  Sessions are EcoPicnic, Lunar            June 15 Lunar Activities               support group on Friday, June 3,                                                            Food, Drinks & Kid’s Games
Activities, Summer Solstice and            June 22 Summer Solstice                from 2 to 3 p.m., in the Carstensen-
Outdoor Cooking.                           June 29 Outdoor Cooking.               Gruben Room.                                                                                   Charles City Central Park
  Plan your EcoPicnic lunch by             All sessions are held at the Cedar       This event is free and open to the            Clarksville ~ 278-1999
following these guidelines:              Bend Park Amphitheater beginning         public. Please park in the Orange                                                                      5-9 PM
  Use a plastic lunch box, cloth         at noon and ending at 1:00. All ages     Lot and enter through the Orange              Thursday Night
lunch bag or picnic basket.              are welcome. Families are especially
  Use a plastic bottle or thermos for    encouraged to attend. Most of the
                                                                                  Entrance. To learn more, call WHC
                                                                                  cardiac rehab at (319) 483-4021.
                                                                                                                                    Special                                    Friday, May 27
                                                                                                                                                                           Music: Chocolate Crackers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, July 15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music: Neil Hewitt
juice, milk or water.
  Use a sandwich keeper, reuse
                                         activities are geared for preschool
                                         and elementary students. Children
                                                                                                                                Potato Pancakes                                 Smiley Train &                         YMCA Strongman
a Ziploc™ bag or try a BPA and           must be accompanied by an adult.                                                       Weekend Special                               Love those Llamas                          Competition
phthalate-free reusable Food Kozie.      This program is free. See you there!                                                  Marinated Sirloin Strips
These are amazing! They fold up                                                                                                                                                Friday, June 10                        Friday, July 29
                                                                                                                                                                               Music: Equilateral                Music: PV & The Phantoms
                                                                                                                                                                             FREE Inflatable Games                SURPRISE Kid’s Activity!
          New Hope Parish UMC                                                                            POPCORN STAND                                                           Friday, June 24                     Friday, August 12
     Memorial Day Dinner                                                                                           Downtown Clarksville
                                                                                                              Opening for the Season
                                                                                                                                                                                Music: Easy Street
                                                                                                                                                                                Inflatable Games
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Music: Endless Summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Inflatable Games
         Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
           Dumont American Legion Hall                                                                              Friday, May 27                                           Complete listing of activities at: charlescitychamber.com

                  Freewill Offering                                                                           Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday                                 Clip this portion of the schedule and redeem it for
                                                                                                                   6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.                                               3 Chuck Chips at Party in the Park!
    Menu: Beefburgers, ham sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans,                                                                                                               *Limited to the first 20 redemptions. One redemption per person.
  homemade pies and assorted desserts, ice cream, lemonade and coffee                                        Clarksville Fire Department                                                          Originals only. No photocopies.
4 • Thursday, May 26, 2011                                                Obituaries/Church News                                                                                                                 • Clarksville Star •




                       Obituaries                                                                                   Church Directory
Larry George Schwab                                                              PLEASANT VALLEY –                          Pastor Christine Pauley                 Charles L. Dorsey, Pastor         ship.
                                                                                   First United Church of Christ                 319-885-4554                            (641) 435-4998               Thursday, May 26: 9:30 a.m. Bible
  Larry George Schwab, 71, of Alli-                                                   Rev. Anne Sunday, Pastor        Sunday, May 29: 10:30 a.m. Wor-          Thursday, May 26: 7:00 p.m.            Study at Gesina’s.
son, Iowa, died on Sunday, May 22,                                                       31015 150th Street           ship Service.                            Choir.
2011 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo,                                                          Clarksville                                                       Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor-         ALLISON-
Iowa.                                                                            Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-       SHELL ROCK –                             ship Service.                              Trinity Reformed Church
  Larry was born on September 3,                                                 ship.                                      Peace Lutheran Church                                                             Pastor Gary Mulder
1939, in rural Black Hawk County,                                                                                                   (LCMS)                     AREDALE, BRISTOW AND                             614 Cherry St.
Iowa, the son of Adam John Henry                                                 CLARKSVILLE –                               121 East Washington               DUMONT-                                    Note: Handicap Accessible
and Dorothy Nina Barbara (Miller)                                                        Peace for your soul,                    319-885-41240                          New Hope Parish               Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
Schwab. He was baptized on Sep-                                                         In a peaceful setting.        Saturday, May 28: 7:00 p.m. Wor-            United Methodist Churches           ship; 10:00 a.m. Fellowship.
tember 24, 1939 at the Finchford                                                     Unity Presbyterian Church        ship; 8:00 p.m. Bible Class & Sun-               Pastor Mark Young              Saturday, June 4: 7:00 a.m. Iron II
Church and was confirmed on July                                                      Ridge Avenue & 220th St.        day School.                              Aredale                                Iron Men’s Group.
26, 1959 at St. John Lutheran Church                                                  One mile south of Hwy. 3                                                 Sunday, May 29: 8:30 a.m. Wor-
in Clarksville. He attended school in                                                 Pastor Stephen W. Keve          SHELL ROCK –                             ship Service.                          VILMAR-
Finchford, graduating from Finch-                                                  319-266-0634 or 319-961-0081             Faith Lutheran Church              Dumont                                     St. John’s Lutheran Church
ford High School in 1957. Larry was                                              Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Wor-             422 N. Prairie Street             Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday               Pastor Mark Walker
united in marriage to Alice Matilda                                              ship Service.                                Pastor Kim Smith                 School: 10:15 a.m. Worship Ser-        Note: St. John’s is Handicap Ac-
Pines on April 25, 1959. He started                                                                                              319-885-4547                  vice.                                  cessible
in maintenance with Iowa Depart-        daughter, Deanne (Roland) Martz-         CLARKSVILLE –                          Email: faithsr@butler-bremer.                                                 Sunday, May 29: No Sunday
ment of Transportation in 1959 and      ahn of Greene, Iowa; six grandchil-          St. John Lutheran Church                         com                      DUMONT-                                School Until September; 10:00 a.m.
progressed to foreman and supervi-      dren, Adam (Emily) Schwab, Alta                   204 N. Washington           Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-               Dumont Reformed Church             Worship Service, Coffee & Fellow-
sor. He retired in 2001.                Schwab, Dustin Schwab, Kelsey                    Pastor David Nelson          ship Service; 10:00 a.m. Sunday                     (641) 857-3514              ship.
  Larry thoroughly enjoyed raising      Schwab, Nathaniel Martzahn and                         278-4765               School; 10:15 a.m. Contemporary               Pastors Jeff and April Fiet       Saturday, June 4: 7:00 a.m. Prayer
purebred Suffolk Sheep and game         Elisa Martzahn; one great grand-         Friday, May 27: Wedding Re-          Worship Service.                         Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School       at Elm Springs.
birds. He really enjoyed showing the    child, Dakota Martzahn; one sis-         hearsal.                             Wednesday, June 1: 7:00 p.m.             (for age 3 through high school);
Suffolk sheep also. He enjoyed col-     ter, Gloria (Jim) DeGroote of Shell      Saturday, May 28: Nelson & Skar-     Evening Worship Service.                 10:00 a.m. Worship (w/nursery care     GREENE-
lecting toy tractors, especially Min-   Rock, Iowa and many nieces and           in Wedding @ Decorah.                                                         provided).                                 First Presbyterian Church
neapolis Moline; attending garage       nephews.                                 Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Wor-      WAVERLY –                                Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. Youth Fel-       319 East Traer Streets
sales and auctions with Alice. He         Funeral services were held             ship Service.                            St. Mary’s Catholic Church           lowship for High Schoolers.            P.O. Box 160
loved being with his children, grand-   Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at St.           Monday, May 30: Memorial Day –                2700 Horton Road                                                       Greene, IA 50636-0160
children, and great grandson.           James Lutheran Church in Allison.        Church Office closed.                          Fr. Mike Tauke                 BRISTOW-                                         Rev. John Hanna
  He was preceded in death by his       Burial was in the Allison Cemetery.                                                      319-352-2493                      Reformed Church, Bristow               pcgreen@omnitelcom.com
parents, three brothers, Richard,         Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in          CLARKSVILLE –                        Eucharistic Liturgies: Saturday             Kesley Presbyterian Church          Sunday, May 29: Presbyterian
Darrell and Allen.                      Waverly was in charge of arrange-               Community United              5:15 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. and               Pastor Tamara Entin            Heritage Sunday; Memorial
  Larry is survived by his wife,        ments. Memorials may be directed                Methodist Church              10:00 a.m.                                        Cell: 515-293-0928            Day Weekend; 9:00 a.m. Wor-
Alice of Allison; two sons, David       to the family and online condolences          309 W. Superior Street          Thursday, May 26: 9:00 a.m.                      Home: 515-532-2274             ship; 10:00 a.m. Coffee & Fellow-
(Tori) Schwab of New Hartford,          may be left at www.kaisercorson.              Pastor Christine Pauley         Mass.                                    Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor-         ship; 10:15 a.m. “What’s on Your
Iowa; Dale Schwab (special friend,      com                                           Handicapped Accessible          Friday, May 27: Office closes at         ship at Kesley.                        Mind?”.
Lisa) of Shell Rock, Iowa; and his                                                    Hearing ear phones for          noon.                                                                           Monday, May 30: Memorial Day.
                                                                                          Worship service             Saturday, May 28: 5:15 p.m. Mass.        BRISTOW-                               Tuesday, May 31: 11:30 a.m. Serve
                                                                                 Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Morn-      Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Mass;             Bennezette Wesleyan Church          at Nutrition Site.
   Hawkeye Valley Agency On Aging                                                ing Worship.                         Baptism of Henry Ault.
                                                                                                                      Tuesday, May 31: 4:15 p.m. Ro-
                                                                                                                                                                       Pastor Tim McGuire
                                                                                                                                                                        Ph: 641-894-3365              GREENE-
                         Clarksville Site                                        CLARKSVILLE –                        sary.                                      Located 3 miles East of Aredale         St. Mary’s Catholic Church
  If you would like a home-delivered      Thursday, June 2 - BBQ pork,                    Immanuel United                                                                on 150th Street               Msgr. Walter Brunkan, Pastor
meal, please call 1-800-779-8707 by     cheese potatoes, baby carrots, wheat              Church of Christ            WAVERLY –                                Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday       Saturday, May 28: 5:30 p.m. Mass.
noon of the day prior to wanting the    bread/margarine, citrus fruit cup;              203 S. Mather Street            St. John Lutheran Church               School for all ages; 10:00 a.m. Fel-   Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Mass.
meal or for other questions. If you       Alternate B - Tuna salad, marinat-             Pastor Lynne Busch                   Missouri Synod                   lowship; 10:30 a.m. Morning Wor-
are age 60 and over you may eat for a   ed carrots, potato salad, wheat bread,              319-278-4224                  “Church of the Lutheran Hour”        ship; 7:00 p.m. Community Bible        GREENE-
contribution, under 60 cost is $6.00    citrus fruit cup;                        Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor-        On radio stations WMT, 600 AM at 6:30   Study.                                     St. Peter Lutheran Church
  Monday, May 30 - No meals;              Friday, June 3 - Garlic rosemary       ship; Coffee Hour following.           a.m.; KXEL, 1540 AM at 7:00 a.m. &                                                    324 E. Traer, Greene
  Tuesday, May 31 - Chili mac,          chicken breast, candied yams with        Wednesday, June 1: 6:30 p.m.               KWAY, 1470 AM at 8:00 a.m.         BRISTOW-                                      Gary Hatcher, Pastor
tossed salad, green beans/red pep-      pineapple, scalloped corn, wheat roll/   Church Council.                                    Every Sunday                    Bristow Church of Christ                     641-816-5531
pers, cornbread/margarine, rhubarb      margarine, fresh banana;                 Thursday, June 2: 1:30 p.m. Wom-              415 4th Street SW                       Pastor Delbert Beard           Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
apple crunch;                             Alternate B - Sweet & sour meat-       en’s Fellowship.                      Rev. Matthew Versemann & Rev.                     Ph: 641-775-3301             ship; 10:00 a.m. Fellowship.
  Alternate B - Florida glazed chick-   balls, candied yams with pineapple,                                                     Keith Brustuen                 Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Coffee       Monday, May 30: Office Closed;
en breast, oven roasted potatoes,       scalloped corn, wheat roll/margarine,    CLARKSVILLE –                        Sunday, May 29: 9:15 a.m. Wor-           and goodies; 9:30 a.m. Bible School    Memorial Day Ceremonies 9:30
green beans/red peppers, cornbread/     fresh banana.                                     Church of Christ            ship/Holy Communion; 10:30 a.m.          for all ages; 10:15 a.m. Worship       a.m. Bridge, 10:00 a.m. Cemetery.
margarine, rhubarb apple crunch;          The “B” meals are available at the            302 S. Elizabeth Street       Education Hour; 6:30-7:45 p.m.           Service; 6:00 p.m. Evening Wor-        Wednesday, June 1: 6:30 a.m.
  Wednesday, June 1 - Veal Italia-      Waverly, Nashua, and Greene con-
                                        gregate meal sites.                              Val Swinton, Pastor          Basic Christianity Class.                ship.                                  Men’s Bible Study; 6:30 p.m. Con-
no, penne noodles, green peas, wheat                                                           278-4416               Monday, May 30: 12:00 p.m.                                                      temporary Worship with Holy Com-
roll/margarine, fresh fruit;              Each meal includes a bread item,
                                        margarine, and milk. Responsibility      Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday     Men’s Bible Study.                       APLINGTON-                             munion.
  Alternate B - Chef salad/dressing,    for compliance with any dietary re-      School; 10:00 a.m. Worship Ser-      Wednesday, June 1: 5:30 p.m.                    Hitesville Gospel Hall          Saturday, June 4: 6:00 p.m. Wor-
apple juice, wheat roll, fresh fruit;   strictions rests with the participant.   vice; 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship.     Confirmation (7th & 8th Grade); 6:00                R.R., Aplington             ship.
                                                                                                                      p.m. Midweek (age 3-6th grade);          Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Min-
      MOVING?                                                                    PLAINFIELD –                         7:15 p.m. Worship.                       istry of the Word; 11:00 a.m. Wor-     WAVERLY-
     Please notify the                                                                 First Baptist Church           Thursday, June 2: 1:30 p.m. Adult        ship; 7:00 p.m. Gospel Service.                Open Bible Church
                                          Community Home                                 809 Main Street              Bible Study.                             Wednesday, May 25: 7:30 p.m.                  1013 E. Bremer Ave.
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   The Way                                                                                        Clarksville Public Library Notes                                      Experimental Aircraft
        It Was
                                                                                                             Kristen Clark, Library Director
                                                                                                        Phone & fax 278-1168 • clarksvillelib@butler-bremer.com
                                                                                                                                                                        Association (EAA)
                                                                                                                                                                        aviation youth camp
  by Dave Clark
                                                                                                              Visit us on-line! www.clarksville.lib.ia.us
                                                                                             Hours: Mon., Wed. 10-6; Tues., Thurs. 10-5; Fri. 10-4; Sat. 10-2
             90 Years Ago                 last Saturday intent on investigating                                                                                            The Mason City Chapter of the          bad weather. More information and
             Spring, 1921                 several complaints of law violations               HOLIDAY HOURS                    bara Eden—Over the past four de-          Experimental Aircraft Associa-            copies of the pre-registration form
       J. M. Ramsey, Editor               of fisherman and hunters. Several           Reminder…..the Library will be          cades, the landmark NBC hit televi-       tion (EAA) is holding its annual          may be found at http://eaa94.org or
  Here is an item from an April is-       alleged violations were investi-          CLOSED this Saturday, May 28th            sion series I Dream of Jeannie has        EAA YOUNG EAGLE AVIATION                  by calling 319-404-4401.
sue of the STAR which you certainly       gated. Earl Molsberry was arrested        and Monday, May 30th in obser-            delighted generations of audiences.       YOUTH CAMP on Saturday, June 11              The Experimental Aircraft Asso-
won’t see in any paper today. The         for hunting without having secured        vance of Memorial Day. Regular            Barbara Eden finally lets Jeannie out     at the Mason City Airport from 9am        ciation is an international member-
outcry would be deafening, besides        a license and was taken before Jus-       hours will resume on Tuesday, May         of her bottle to tell her whole story.    to noon. Arriving at 8:30 for pre-        ship organization encouraging and
being illegal.                            tice Chambers who assessed him the        31st at 10:00 as. Stop in to pick up         Bottom of the 33rd by Dan Barry—       registration is recommended. The          supporting recreational aviation.
  The Chicken Hawk is Doomed;             minimum fine of $25 and costs. He         some books and movies for the long        Hope, redemption, and baseball’s          camp is open to youth ages 8 to 17.       Experimental refers to the category
Waugh and Sons To Entertain the           refused to pay the fine and was taken     weekend!                                  longest game between the Pawtuck-         A parent or guardian must sign a re-      of aircraft built by craftsman rather
Clarksville Gun Club: For many            to jail at Allison. The law is very         CIRCLE OF FRIENDS                       et Red Sox and the Rochester Red          lease form at the event for their child   than in a factory. Experimental air-
years past farmers living south and       stringent in this matter and if you         Y and Z! The circle of friend’s         Wings on April 18, 1981.                  to receive a free airplane ride. Most     craft are inspected and certified air-
west of Clarksville, more especially      carry a gun other than on your own        story hour completed their journey           The Siege of Washington by John        Young Eagle flights will last 15-20       worthy by the Federal Aviation Ad-
in the state game preserve, have suf-     place you must first secure a license,    through the alphabet last Friday.         Lockwood—The untold story of the          minutes.                                  ministration (FAA).
fered severe losses in their poultry      which by the way is only $1.              Twenty-five kids enjoyed zoo stories      twelve days that shook the union.            The camp includes free airplane           The EAA Young Eagles program
flocks be chick hawks, and which            Beautifies the Place: The Hawk-         and finger plays!                            Known and Unknown by Donald            rides, a ground school class and free     was organized in 1992 to give in-
have not been disturbed as hunting        eye Oil Co. had greatly beautified          Please note, this Friday, May 27th      Rumsfeld—An unflinching memoir            pizza. Attendees will be able to en-      terested young people an opportu-
as been prohibited on these lands. On     the grounds about the oil station on      will be the last regular story hour for   of his half-century career, sharing       ter their name in the world’s largest     nity to go flying in a general avia-
Tuesday, April 26, 1921, a hunting        Main Street. The vacant portions of       the summer. Story hour will resume        previously undisclosed details that       logbook and get a personalized Spir-      tion airplane. More than 1.3 million
party will be staged from sunup to        the grounds have been covered with        after the summer reading program          will fascinate readers and force his-     it of Flight Certificate.                 “Young Eagles” have enjoyed a
sundown on the following described        black dirt. Sweet peas have been          completes.                                torians to rethink many controver-           The ground school will be held rain    flight through the program flown by
lands: (This prescribed hunting area      planted along some lattice work at          SUMMER READING PRO-                     sies.                                     or shine, however the airplane rides      over 41,000 volunteer pilots.
consisted of several sections, west       the rear of the building and a dia-       GRAM                                         To End All Wars by Adam Hoch           may need to be rescheduled due to
and south of Heery Woods.)                mond shaped flower bed has been             There’s still time to register for      child—World War I stands as one of
  Any member of this hunting party,       laid at the southwest corner of the
who kills or captures a hawk or se-       building at the junction of the two
                                                                                    the 2011 Summer Reading Program:
                                                                                    One World, Many Stories! Kids can
                                                                                                                              history’s most senseless spasms of
                                                                                                                              carnage, defying rational explana-
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cures hawk eggs, will be entitled to      intersecting sidewalks. In this latter
a seat at a banquet and entertainment     plat has been planted eleven cannas,
                                                                                    stop by the library on Thursday, May      tion. In a riveting, suspenseful nar-               to the Clarksville Star or
                                                                                    26th and Friday, May 27th to “Book”       rative with haunting echoes for our
to be given in honor of these gentle-     three castor beans, thirty red gera-      a trip and sign up for their reading      own time, Adam Hoch child brings                   Butler County Tribune-Journal
men at a time and place to be named       niums and twenty salvias. Over this       passports to use as we traveling          it to life as never before.
later. The member of this hunting         latter plat and directly in the center    around the world!                            Financial Peace: Revisited by                 $32 in Butler and Surrounding Counties
party who kills or captures the larg-     of the roof arch has been hung a bas-
est number of hawks or hawk eggs          ket containing red geraniums, trellis
                                                                                      The opening programs will be on         Dave Ramsey—Overcoming debt                                   $37 Elsewhere
                                                                                    Tuesday, May 31st and will be held        and managing personal finances.                    Clarksville Star                 Butler County Tribune-Journal
on the above named date will receive      vines and ferns. As a whole the dec-      every Tuesday through the end of             A Father’s Love by David Gold-                     P.O. Box 788                              P.O. Box 8
a cash prize of $25 to be awarded         orations are very beautiful and mak-      June, with two sessions—the morn-         man—One man’s unrelenting battle                  Clarksville, IA 50619                     Allison, IA 50602
on the evening of the banquet. All        ing the place very inviting to lovers     ing session will be from 10:15 to         to bring his abducted son home.                      319-278-4641                            319-267-2731
hawks or eggs must be secured on          of the flower kingdom. Van Poisal         11:30 a.m. for 3-year Preschool              If You Ask Me by Betty White—
the above named date. No pooling          of the Poisal greenhouse was the          to 1st graders. The afternoon from        Drawing from a lifetime of lessons
for the prize will be allowed, but will   decorator. After the opera house was      1:00 to 2:15 p.m. will be for 2nd to      learned, seven-time Emmy winner
be paid to the individual who actu-
ally turns in the largest count. Any
dispute that might arise as to the
kind of eggs or birds brought in will
                                          removed from the corner of Greene
                                          and Main the property was sold to
                                          the Hawkeye Oil Co. After several
                                          later owners and changes a portion
                                                                                    5th graders (we will go by the grade
                                                                                    level that was just completed).
                                                                                      Flyers and calendars for the pro-
                                                                                    grams are available at the library, or
                                                                                                                              Betty White’s wit and wisdom take
                                                                                                                              center stage as she tackles topics like
                                                                                                                              friendship, romantic love, aging,
                                                                                                                              television, fans, love for animals,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Formal Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                                        5th-8th Grade Dress Nice
be decided by some party selected
by the host, and whose decision will
                                          of this gas station still remains on
                                          the corner.
                                                                                    please feel free to call 319-278-1168
                                                                                    with any questions!
                                                                                                                              and the brave new world of celebrity.
                                                                                                                                 From This Moment On by Shania
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saturday, June 4,
be final.
  The hunting party will consist of
                                            Pauline, the 3-year old daughter of
                                          Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kilson of Bristow
                                                                                            NEW NONFICTION                    Twain—Having endured a child-                                                6:00-10:00 p.m.
all fourteen members of the Clarks-       was kicked in the face by a colt last
                                                                                      Checkout the wide variety of new        hood of poverty and ill treatment at                                      American Legion, Greene
                                                                                    nonfiction books:                         the hands of her father, Twain turned
ville Gun Club and each member            Thursday while she was at play in           Bossy pants by Tina Fey; Robert         to music at an early age. She lets it                                Refreshments available for purchase
will have the right to select one other   the farm yard. The nasal and cheek        Redford: The Biography by Michael         all hang out in this moving and re-
party to join with him in the hunt,       bones were fractured by the colt’s                                                                                                                            Sponsored by G & A Farm
                                                                                    Feeney Callan; and My Lucky Life In       vealing autobiography.
such parties to be equally entitled to    hoof, and the little one was taken to     and Out of Show Business by Dick
the prize and to enjoy the rest of the    Mercy hospital, Waverly, for medi-        Van Dyke.
program.
  All game and eggs to be turned in
                                          cal treatment.
                                            Auto Turns Turtle: Saturday
                                                                                      Two Kisses for Middy by Matthew              LITTLE MR. & MISS CLARKSVILLE CONTEST
                                                                                    Logline—Though confronted with                    Sponsored by Iowa State Bank in conjunction with Pioneer Days at Clarksville
not later than 10 p.m. on the day of      morning as Glen Grapp was going           devastating grief and the responsi-
the hunt, at the store room of Ernest     to his work near Allison from his
Roberts, secretary of the gun club.       home east of town, and while driv-
                                                                                    bilities of a new and single father,
                                                                                    Matt did not surrender to devasta-
                                                                                                                                                                    June 9, 10 and 11, 2011
Twelve land owners had given per-         ing his Ford Sedan down the hill          tion; he chose to keep moving for-
mission to hunt on their property.        west of Wm. Major place the front
  One week later Clarksville STAR;        wheels locked and the car turned tur-
                                                                                    ward-- to make a life for Middy.                                                     CONTEST RULES
                                                                                      Jeannie Out of the Bottle by Bar-          1. The child must be at least 4 years of age by May 1, 2011, and no older than 6 years by May
This should bring a chuckle regard-       tle, landing squarely upside down.
less of your feeling about hunting or     He was going at the rate of twenty                                                     1, 2011.
whatever this group was doing. Must       miles per hour when the accident
have been a small banquet!                happened. The mishap was due to                                                        2. The child must be nominated by having the parent/guardian submit a portrait of the child
  The hawk hunt that was instituted       the fact that he had previously bro-                                                   (individual 5 x 7 preferred) with a completed nomination form to Iowa State Bank’s Clarks-
by R. H. Waugh carrying a prize of        ken the radius rod and had not re-                                                     ville office by June 3, 2011.
$25 to the winner resulted in the         placed it. The top of the Sedan was
capture of one old hawk, two young        mashed completely, but the rest did                                                    3. Nomination forms must be filled out completely with the child’s full name and address, par-
ones and an egg by J. A. Wygle.           not crush from the weight of the car.                                                  ent’s name, child’s birthdate and age as of May 1, 2011.
Dr. Fields also managed to kill one.      Mr. Grapp was uninjured, but had
There were thirteen hunters present.      the sides of the Sedan given away it                                                   4. The applicant must have a Clarksville address or be in the Clarksville Community School
The day was quite unfavorable and         surely would have cost him his life.
another hunt will be staged again
later on. This hunt might explain the
                                          I’m sure that it wasn’t funny at the
                                          time, but today when you think about
                                                                                          MOVING?                                District.

                                                                                          Please notify the                      5. Winners will be drawn by Miss Clarksville and announced at the time of the coronation.
nest item, but probably just a coin-      a car going down the road, or hill, at
                                                                                      Clarksville Star office by:                Both Little Mr. and Miss Clarksville will be featured in the adult parade with one of their
cidence that one followed the other.      the high speed of 20 mph, and sud-
However if this hunt had happened         denly doing a half-summersault for
                                                                                                                                 parents.
                                                                                        Phone 319-278-4641
today’s world and has made the            no apparent reason does make one               Mail P.O. Box 788,
STAR, the following may well have         smile a little, especially when no one                                                 6. Winners will each receive a $50 Savings Bond from the Iowa State Bank of Clarksville.
occurred, with much bigger “$”            was hurt.                                     Clarksville, IA 50619
amounts.                                    Hope all will reflect on the mean-         Email clarksvillestar@                    7. Photographs of the nominees will be displayed in the window of Iowa State Bank of Clarks-
  Game Wardens showed up in town          ing of the up-coming Holiday.                                                          ville.
                                                                                         butler-bremer.com
                                                                                            THANK YOU                            8. Previous Little Mr. & Miss Clarksville winners are not eligible.

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                                                                                                                                   permission to display my child’s portrait in their window. I also take full re-
                                                                                                                                   sponsibility for my child’s well-being during the parade, and waive all rights
                                                                                                                                   and claims against Iowa State Bank of Clarksville and the City of Clarksville
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                                    Clarksville Community School’s Student Newspaper

                                                               Tepee TeleType
                                                                           318 North Mather Street • Clarksville, IA 50619

The Clarksville boys’ golf
team finished sixth among 11
teams at the Class 1A district
                                                                                State Track Meet
meet at Pheasant Ridge.
  Jaron Wagner led the way for the        Par 72
Indians with a 78, finishing in a tie     Team Scores
for eighth. Mason City Newman’s           1. Mason City Newman 317; 2.
Jacob Urdahl claimed medalist hon-      Grundy Center 330; 3. Valley 331;
ors with his 73 while the Knights’      4. Rockford 335; 5. East Buchanan
Dalton Olson earned runner-up hon-      346; 6. Clarksville 349; 7. Turkey
ors with his 75.                        Valley 355; 8. AGWSR 356; 9. NE
  Scott Hempen fired an 88 while        Hamilton 360; 10. Ankeny Christian
Tanner Fenneman shot a 90 at the        362; 11. Riceville 363
meet.                                     Individuals:
  Others playing for the Indians          1. Jacob Urdahl, MCN, 73; 2. Cal-
were Logan Faust with his 93, Collin    ton Olson, MCN, 75; 3. Joe Weber,
Jacobs, who finished with a 107 and     NU High, 75; 4. Luke Stadt, Rock-                                                                                                                  (Photos by MidAmerica Publishing)
Cody Bertram and his 108.               ford, 76; 5. (tie) Carson Bruess, TV,                                                                                                              Left: Hunter Gray on the high jump.
  Mason City Newman claimed the         Levi Fink, VE, and Ryan Johnson,                                                                                                                   Bottom Left: Hunter Gray on the long jump.
team title with 317 strokes. Grundy     VE, 77                                                                                                                                             Bottom Right: Tayler Maiers on the long
Center bested Valley of Elgin by a        Clarksville:                                                                                                                                     jump.
stroke, 330 to 331, to earn runner-up     Jaron Wagner 38-40 — 78; Scott
honors while Rockford was fourth        Hempen 43-45 — 88; Tanner
with a 335.                             Fenneman 42-48 — 90; Logan Faust
  The Indians had a score of 349.       44-49 — 93; Collin Jacobs 56-51 —
  Class 1A District Golf                107; Cody Bertram 52-56 — 108
  At Pheasant Ridge




     Congratulations
      Tayler Maiers & Hunter Grey
        on their Great accomplishments
            at State Track last week.
                       Mike & Char Clark


              Promotional Package
       For Clubs, Organizations, and Churches
                 holding fundraisers
            The cost is $19 and includes:
          ~ 2 column by 2 inch advertisement in the newspapers
                           (Clarksville & Allison)
            ~ A front page news article in the week the ad runs
                   ~ A posting on the newspaper’s website
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  By Vickie Miller
                           Clarksville 4 Grade Pioneer Day
  On Friday, May 6, the fourth grad-
                                                               lot of running), the game of Graces,
                                                               jump ropes, and Cat’s Cradle.
                                                                                                                       th
ers held their annual Pioneer Day                                Our afternoon activities started by
after reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s                           learning a little bit about quilting
Little House books and studying                                and then making a nine patch quilt
pioneers in Iowa History. The day                              block from wrapping paper. These
started with the students coming to                            were put together to make a beauti-
school dressed as pioneer children                             ful quilt hanging in the hallway. The
and “minding their manners” as they                            rest of the day was spent traveling
entered the building. For the day,                             from station to station trying out
boys sat on one side of the class-                             several pioneer type activities. Hand
room and girls on the other. Our day                           sewing, tin punching, stringing pop-
started right after the pledge by read-                        corn, making button lamps, and put-
ing from the McGuffy reader and if                             ting together autograph books were
it was your turn to read, you stood                            just a few of the things that kept us
up. We then had a spelling bee to                              busy. There were also several games
see who the best speller of the day                            that could be played. Many students
was. As we worked on our jack-                                 learned how to play jackstones and
stone pouches (tanning “leather”                               tried to beat their teacher, while
was a lot of work), we made butter,                            others played Checkers, Hide the
started dipping candles, and tried                             Thimble, and Pick-Up Sticks. Some
our hand at quill writing. For lunch,                          students tried their hand at trying to
we brought box lunches from home                               wind up and spin an old fashioned
containing food similar to what the                            Grandfather Top.
pioneers would have eaten. Our but-                              At the end of the day some of the
ter tasted good on Johnny cake and                             students were glad that they got to
apple cider cooling in the “stream”                            try so many different activities, but
was enjoyed by all.                                            were thankful that they were not real
  During recess the only playground                            pioneer children and have to work
equipment we could use were the                                so hard. It truly was a busy day, but
swings, but we had plenty of other                             one that will be remembered by the
activities we could do including:                              4th graders.
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              CITY OF CLARKSVILLE                                   IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT                                          CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL                   gram for the 2011-12 school year with Educa-                  CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY                                        Latimer Golf Course, 5/3 Golf Fees ...........20.00
    CITY COUNCIL DEPARTMENT MEETING                                      FOR BUTLER COUNTY                                                      BOARD OF EDUCATION                     tion Jobs Funds and re-evaluate the ongoing                                    SCHOOL                                      Linda Johnson, Meals..................................7.44
                    MAY 17, 2011                                 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF                                                     Regular Meeting                    success of the program next spring. Carried                       May 2011 Vendor Report                                   Lodge Electric, Outside Lighting ...........8,500.00
   The Clarksville City Council met in regular                        HILDA FOKKENA, Deceased                                                         May 19, 2011                     unanimously.                                        AEA 267, Supplies ..............................$2,271.37              Martin Bros., Food ................................3,091.91
session May 17, 2011, in the Council Chambers                           Probate No. ESPR015956                                       The regular board meeting was called to              Moved by Kelm, seconded by Clark, to ac-         Advanced Systems, Inc., Copier                                         Menards – Waterloo, Supplies ..................43.88
of City Hall at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor David Kelm                   NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF                                   order by Pres. Kurt Wedeking at 7:01 p.m. in         cept the bid received for the 2001 Ford Wind-         Maintenance ..........................................816.00         Mid-America Publishing Co.,
in the chair and Council members Cathy Cum-                      APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND                                     the Community Room. Board members present            star minivan from Scott Hoodjer for $800.00.        Adventureland Park, Tickets – JH Band ..629.00                          Publications ........................................... 113.00
mings, Mike Miller, Bob Peterson, and Diane                              NOTICE TO CREDITORS                                      were Chris Backer, Justin Clark, Rachelle Kelm,      Carried unanimously                                 Al Koenigsfeld, Lunch/Refund .................327.36                   MidAmerican Energy Co., Electric ........2,107.74
Renning present, Jeff Kolb absent.                             To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Hil-                    and Kurt Wedeking; others present were Supt.            Item #8 2011-12 student fees, preschool          Amazon Credit Plan, Books.........................7.29                 Midwest Computer Products, Inc.,
   The following Department Heads were in at-               da Fokkena, Deceased, who died on or about                            Robert Longmuir, Board Sec. Shellee Bartlett,        fees, school breakfast/lunch fees, and season       American Solutions for Business, Shirts..168.00                         Mimeo .................................................4,047.98
tendance: Kristen Clark, Library Director; Dan              the 17th day of April, 2011:                                          Sec. Prin. Todd Thompson, Elem. Prin. Linda          athletic passes was tabled until the June 2011      Brenda Meyer, Supplies ............................35.00               Miller True Value Hardware, Clean/
Cummings, Police Chief; and Larry Betts, Fi-                   You are hereby notified that on the 19th day                       Johnson, Bob Bartlett, Eric Wood, John Myers,        meeting.                                            Business Systems Inc., Maintenance ......228.94                         Repair Fee ...............................................68.47
nancial Administration.                                     of April, 2011, the Last Will and Testament of                        Daryl Schellhorn, Drew Wedeking, and Duane              Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ap-       Butler-Bremer Communications,                                          North Butler High School, 4/29 Track
   Motion Miller, Renning, to approve the                   Hilda Fokkena, Deceased, bearing the date of                          Gilbert.                                             prove 2011-12 elementary student handbooks           Telephone/Internet .................................174.66             Entry Fee ...............................................140.00
monthly Library reports submitted by Clark.                 the 13th day of October, 1997, was admitted                              Moved by Backer, seconded by Kelm, to ap-         and 2011-12 elementary teacher’s manual as          Campbell Supply, Supplies ......................503.79                 Oakwood Golf Club, 5/3 Golf Entry Fee ....30.00
   RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller,                  to probate in the above named court and that                          prove the consent agenda; (1) approve agenda         presented. Carried unanimously.                     Carol Frye, Meals ........................................6.41         Oelwein High School, 4/7 Track
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC.                      Habbo G. Fokkena was appointed executor of                            (2) Minutes for the April 11 & April 18, 2011,          Moved by Kelm, seconded by Backer, to            Casey’s General Stores, Inc., Fuel ....... 2,611.74                     Entry Fee .................................................65.00
   Motion Renning, Peterson, to approve the                 the estate. Any action to set aside the Will must                     board meetings; (3) April financial reports; (4)     approve 2011-12 cooperative agreements for          City of Clarksville, Water/Sewer ..............581.31                  Oriental Trading Company, Inc.,
application of Ben White as a member on the                 be brought in the District Court of said county                       May monthly bills; (5) the following personnel       student teaching with Upper Iowa University,        Clarksville Commercial Club,                                            Supplies .................................................132.88
Clarksville Fire Department.                                within the later to occur of four months from the                     resignations: Justin Heimer, business educa-         University of Northern Iowa, and Buena Vista          Membership ...........................................100.00         Pat Fenneman, Lunch Refund...................16.60
   RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller,                  date of the second publication of this Notice or                      tion teacher, assistant football coach, assistant    College. Carried unanimously.                       Clarksville Community School,                                          Pat Hocking, Mileage.................................41.44
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC.                      one month from the date of mailing of this No-                        wrestling conditional upon finding a suitable re-       Moved by Clark, seconded by Kelm, to ap-           Payroll/Supplies ................................16,424.30           Patty Kirkie, Basketball Clock ..................260.00
   Motion Miller, Cummings, to approve election             tice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees                        placement; Clint Hospodarsky, assistant boys’        prove the middle school and high school sum-        Clarksville Education Assoc., April                                    Peoples Community Health Clinic, Nursing
of officers for the Clarksville Fire Department as          under the Will whose identities are reasonably                        basketball coach conditional upon finding a          mer school program to be paid from at-risk dol-       2011 Payroll ...........................................904.40        Services ..............................................1,037.50
follows: Darren Spree, Fire Chief; Jon Meyer,               ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.                       suitable replacement; Kristen Clark, junior vol-     lars. Carried unanimously.                          Clarksville Lumber, Supplies ...................217.78                 Perfection Learning, Books .....................146.35
Assistant Fire Chief; Joe Hinders, Captain; Bill               Notice is further given that all persons indebt-                   leyball; appointments: Kassie Friedrichs, high          Discussion was held on purchasing a new          Department of Education, Vehicle                                       Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Golf
Ison, Lieutenant; Scott Holub, Secretary; and               ed to the estate are requested to make imme-                          school language arts (BA, step 0), yearbook          wrestling mat. Our oldest mat is in very poor         Inspection ..............................................224.00       Entry Fee .................................................60.00
Jeff Kolb, Treasurer.                                       diate payment to the undersigned, and credi-                          sponsor (6%, step 0), newspaper sponsor (6%,         condition and is not of the regulation size de-     Dike-New Hartford Comm. School,                                        Power Systems, Inc., Weight Equipment ..66.36
   RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller,                  tors having claims against the estate shall file                      step 0), individual speech (5%, step 0); Rachel      sired for tournaments, etc. Bids will be present-    April Track Entry Fees ...........................210.00              Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., Dairy.............2,760.20
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC.                      them with the Clerk of the above named District                       Kudobe, middle school language arts and read-        ed at the June meeting.                             Doug’s Heating & Cooling, Repairs .........673.50                      Qwest, Telephone ......................................46.28
   Motion Cummings, Peterson, to approve                    Court, as provided by law, duly authenticated,                        ing (BA, step 0). Carried unanimously.                  PRINCIPAL’S REPORT                               Dunkerton Community School, 4/5                                        Round Grove Golf Course, Golf Entry
variance until November 1, 2011, to Linda Van               for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to                       Item #4 Junior High Boys Basketball Program          Elementary                                        Track Entry Fee .....................................150.00            Fee ..........................................................40.00
Hauen to come into compliance with regula-                  occur of four months from the second publica-                         for the 2011-12 School Year. Discussion was             •	         Elementary field trips included:      Ecolab Pest Eliminations Svcs, Pest                                    STAATS Manufacturing Co., Supplies .......85.06
tions pertaining to a nuisance at 303 N. Main               tion of this Notice or one month from the date of                     once again held with several parents of next         3rd grade to Pella, 1st grade to the hospital and     Control .....................................................66.00   School Bus Sales, Supplies..................1,478.95
Street.                                                     mailing of this Notice (unless otherwise allowed                      year’s seventh and eighth grade boys regard-         Heery Woods, kindergarten with their 5th grade      Ed Brown, Prom DJ .................................350.00              School Nurse Supply, Inc., Supplies..........77.41
   RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller,                  or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.                        ing the potential sharing junior high boys’ bas-     buddies to Heery Woods, 2nd grade to a dairy        Employee Benefit Systems, April                                        School Specialty Inc., Supplies .................27.86
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC.                         Dated this 9th day of May, 2011.                                   ketball with Janesville once again for 2011-12       farm, 4th grade annual pioneer day, and spring        2011 Payroll ........................................3,195.15        Seminole Energy Services, LLC,
   Motion Renning, Cummings, to approve May                                                Habbo G. Fokkena                       season. At the current time, it appears Clarks-      track and field day.                                Employee Benefits Systems (Health),                                     Energy ................................................2,226.46
expenditures as presented by the City Clerk.                                              19152 Quail Avenue                      ville will only have 5-7 boys’ interested in play-      Secondary                                         April 2011 Payroll ..............................27,537.27            Senior Class/Grad Gear, Silver Cords .......43.10
   RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller,                                                Clarksville, IA 50619                   ing junior high boys’ basketball next year. The         •	             Firth grade orientation was       Farmers Cooperative Company,                                           Shellee Bartlett, Business Manager,
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC.                                                                 Executor                   parents present felt we could actually have up       held the last day of school. The students             Supplies ..............................................1,239.50       State Track Meals ..................................212.00
   Motion Miller, to adjourn the meeting at 8:40               Habbo G. Fokkena                                                   to eight boys’ interested in the program. Every-     learned about middle school expectations and        GMG Comm. School District, 4/11                                        Stumps, Prom Supplies ........................1,394.41
p.m.                                                           111 North Main Street, P.O. Box 250                                one acknowledged that sharing with Janesville        walked through their class schedules.                Track Entry Fee .....................................120.00           Sunrise Catering, Prom Catering.............909.70
                                       David Kelm              Clarksville, IA 50619                                              went quite well this year, but if at all possible,      •	             Jaron Wagner was named All-       Hammond & Stephens, Planners ............285.80                        Swisher & Cohrt, Legal ............................330.00
                                            Mayor              Attorney for executor                                              the consensus was we would like to field our         Conference in golf. New track school records        Hansell Ag Repair Inc., Repairs...............241.09                   Tender Lawn Care, BsB Field
   Attest: Larry D. Betts, CMC                                 Date of second publication 26th day of May,                        own team next year. Thus, action was tabled          set include Hunter Gray in the high jump 6’7”       Hawkeye Community College, Dual                                         Renovation .........................................9,041.88
   City Clerk/Treasurer                                     2011.                                                                 until the September 2011 school board meet-          and Kimberly Wedeking in the 800m with a time         Credit Courses....................................6,983.40           The Durrant Group, Inc., Boiler
                                           ST-21-1                                                      ST-20-2                   ing to hopefully have a very actual count of the     of 2:28.                                            Hawkeye Foodservice, Food ................1,752.08                      Project ................................................4,058.61
                                                                                                                                  boys’ that will be committed to participating in        SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT                          Hy-Vee, Food........................................... 111.86         Tina Halverson, Meal ...................................7.44

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                                                                                                                                     Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ap-
                                                                                                                                  prove the resolution to renew the $1.34 physi-
                                                                                                                                                                                          •	             Mr. Longmuir presented each
                                                                                                                                                                                       Board member with a recognition award from
                                                                                                                                                                                       IASB and thanked them for their commitment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ING USA Annuity & Life Insurance Co.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            April 2011 Payroll ................................6,165.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Internal Revenue Service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tonya Poppe, Meals ..................................16.33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Town & Country Golf Course, Golf

                               Friday @ 5:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Entry Fee ...............................................120.00
                                                                                                                                  cal plant and equipment levy for ten years and       to the school.                                       April 2011 Payroll ..............................35,158.54            Treasurer – State of Iowa, April
                                                                                                                                  direct the county auditor to place the issue on         •	             Legislatures have made any        Interstate Brands Companies, Bread ......421.05                         2011 Payroll ........................................6,160.00
                         Tribune-Journal ~ 267-2731                                                                               the ballot for September 13, 2011. Roll: ayes:
                                                                                                                                  Backer, Wedeking, Kelm, Clark; nays: none;
                                                                                                                                                                                       final decisions on school funding including pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                       school funding for the 2011-12 school year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Iowa High School Athletic Assoc.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Membership ...............................................2.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Cellular, Cell Phones .........................23.56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  University Book & Supply Inc., Supplies....91.98
                         Clarksville Star ~ 278-4641                                                                              absent: Markussen. The funds will primarily be
                                                                                                                                  used to fund ongoing technology needs of the
                                                                                                                                                                                          Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ad-
                                                                                                                                                                                       journ at 8:40 p.m. Carried unanimously.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Iowa High School Music Assoc.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Medals ...................................................166.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  University of Oregon, DIBELS ...................73.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  University of Northern Iowa UNItix,
                                                                                                                                  school.                                                 Next regular board meeting is scheduled for      2,550.00                                                                Kaleidoscope Tickets ...............................13.00
                                                                                                                                     Moved by Clark, seconded by Kelm, to con-         June 16, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.                         Iowa Prison Industries, Decals ..................44.50                 VISA, Supplies......................................2,805.50
                                                                                                                                  tinue to fund the alternative high school pro-                                                ST-21-1    Iowa Public Employee Retirement,                                       WalMart Community, Batteries ..................96.23
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       IN THE IOWA JUVENILE COURT


                                                                                        Butler County
            FOR BUTLER COUNTY
             JUVENILE DIVISION


                                                                                                                                                                                               Sheriff’s Report
           IN THE INTEREST OF
         JAYDEN KUNCH-STICKLEY


                                                                                       Courthouse News
                   A Child,
          Juvenile No. JVJV001248
          SUMMONS AND NOTICE
  TO: Jolene Kunch
  101 Loise Ave.
  Glenwood, IA 51534
                                                          Citations                              C; 2011-1680.                           Mortgages: Hoodjer Robert E;          Arrests                                Cherry St., Shell Rock.
    Brandon Stickley                                      James Birke, 37 of Mason City,           Mortgages:     Cuvelier    Sharon   Hoodjer Shirley J; Veridian Credit      Kyle James Harold Futrell, 18 of         6:23 p.m.: Report of suspicious
    101 Loise Ave.                                      axle 2 tire weight rating by 3,050       F;     Lincoln    Savings     Bank;   Union; Allison-AL-Folkers Add-10-     Clarksville, arrested on Saturday,       activity on HWY 57.
    Glenwood, IA 51534
    YOU ARE HEREBY notified that a Petition             lbs. $50 fine, $17.50 surcharge, $60     91-17-29-NE-Parcel A; Aplington –     ; AL-39-10; 2011-1717.                May 21 and charged with Assault.           8:20 p.m.: Report of suspicious
for Termination of Parental Rights has been             court cost.                              AP-Eckles 1st Add-15-; AP-101-15;       Release: MERS as nominee for        Futrell is waiting to see the judge.     activity at the 15400 block of 230th
filed in this court regarding the above-named
child.
                                                          Austin Hartema, 19 of Parkersburg,     AP-17-29-NE-Parcel F; 2011-1681.      Fieldstone Mortgage Company;            Monday, May, 16                        St.
    Each parent of the above-named child shall          defective muffler/exhaust. $20 fine,       Release: Lincoln Savings Bank;      Mulford Mark S; Mulford Vickie L;       9:58 a.m.: Medical call -                9:10 p.m.: Report of suspicious
immediately file an Affidavit of Financial Status       $7 surcharge, $60 court cost.            Garman Justin L; Garman Erica A;      Aplington-AP-Original Town-80-        unconscious/fainting at the 33200        activity - illegal burning on Maple
with the Butler County Clerk of Court to assist
                                                          Zachariah Hawley, 23 of Bristow,       Shell Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5-     3&4-; AP-106-80-3&4; 2011-1718.
the Court in determining parents’ liability for at-                                                                                                                          block of 130th St.                       St., New Hartford.
torney fees for the child’s attorney. Failure to file   overweight tandem axels 2 & 3            2-; SR-712-5-2; 2011-1682.              Warranty Deed: Reints Frances C;
such Affidavit before the date of hearing may           by 1,500 lbs. $22.00 fine, $7.70           Release: Security State Bank;       Shannon Janette M; 90-17-13-SE          2:19 p.m.: Request of a welfare          10:15 p.m.: Report of suspicious
result in an Order requiring the parents to con-
                                                        surcharge, $60 court cost.               Folken Dwight; 91-17-33-Beg SE        SE-Parcel D ETC; 2011-1721.           check at the 500 block of Maple St.      activity - fast vehicle through
tribute 100% toward the child’s attorney fees.
    YOU ARE THEREFORE SUMMONED to ap-                     Casey Lester, 37 of Aplington,         COR; 2011-1683.                         Warranty Deed: Purvis Melanie;        3:50 p.m.: Report of an accident at    town at the 600 block of HWY 57,
pear before the Iowa Juvenile Court for Butler
                                                        failure to have valid license/permit       Release: First National Bank;       Purvis Dan; Brandt John A; Brandt     the 200 block of S Main St.              Parkersburg.
                                                                                                                                                                               Tuesday, May 17                          10:32 p.m.: Report of domestic
County in the courtroom of the Butler County
Courthouse, Allison, Iowa, on the 30th day              while operating motor vehicle. $200      Boeckmann        Bradley     James;   Sharon A; 91-17-15-E1/2 NW-EXC
of June, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. and, if the above           fine, $70 surcharge, $60 court cost.     Boeckmann Helen Lavonne; Shell        ETC; 2011-1722.                         7:44 a.m.: Medical call at the 500     trouble at the 600 block of 2nd St.,
named child is in your custody, to bring the child
with you at that time.                                    David Martzahn, 19 of Greene,          Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5-4-           Mortgages: Jacobs Randy L;          block of Main St.                        Parkersburg.
    NANCY GREENLEE, Butler County Clerk of              speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,       EXC ETC; SR-712-5-4-EXC ETC;          Jacobs Sharon L; First National         12:33 p.m.: Report of domestic           Friday, May 20
Court                                                   $60 court cost.                          2011-1684.                            Bank; 92-15-20-NE SE; 92-15-21-       trouble at the 600 block of 12th St.       6:39 a.m.: Medical call - back pain
    By: RaeAnn Codner Des.
    Clerk’s Designee/Deputy Clerk                         Theodore, McIntyre, 42 of Pleasant       Mortgages: Boeckmann Bradley J;     S1/2 S1/2 NW; 92-15-20-S1/2 SW          3:27 p.m.: Request for motorist        at the 600 block of Broadway St.,
                                      ST&TJ-21-2        Paraire, speeding. $90 fine, $31.50      Boeckmann Helen L; First National     NE-lts 1 & 2; 2011-1728.              assistance on Spring Ave.                Dumont.
                                                        surcharge, $60 court cost.               Bank; Shell Rock-SR-Williams 2nd        Affidavit: Kramer Marlyn R to         5:14 p.m.: Report of accident on         12:39 p.m.: Medical call - heart/
                                                          Alex Otto, 19 of Aredale, dark         Add-5-4-EXC; SR-712-5-4-EXC;          the public; Aplington-AP-Original     the 13300 block of Union Ave.            chest pain at the 600 block of N
 NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE CITY COUN-
                                                        window/windshield.         $50 fine,     2011-1685.                            Town-55-6, 7, 8-N 62ft 6&7 W1/2
     CIL OF THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE,                                                                                                                                           8:18 p.m.: Report of suspicious        Bluff St., Greene.
                                                        $17.50 surcharge, $60 court cost.          Warranty Deed: Cordes Clint W;      lt8; AP-106-55-6, 7, 8-N 62ft 6&7
 STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE
                                                                                                                                                                             activity at the 21300 block of Spring      5:05 p.m.: Report of theft -
  PROPOSED AUTHORIZATION OF A LOAN                        Stanley Stirling, 58 of Clarksville,   Austin Janice; 93-17-2-Riverview      W1/2 lt8; 2011-1729.
    AGREEMENT AND THE ISSUANCE OF
                                                        brake lamps inoperable and failing       Estates; 2011-1687.                     Joint Ten Deed: Kramer Marlyn R;    Ave.                                     mountain bike stolen at the 22300
   NOT TO EXCEED $350,000.00 GENERAL
 OBLIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES (FOR                     to use seatbelt while operating CMV.       Warranty Deed: Wefel Michael G;     Kramer Kelly G; Kramer Donna M;         Wednesday, May 18                      block of Glen Hall Rd., Shell Rock.
 A GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSE) AND                       $100 fines, $35.00 surcharges, $120      Wefel Janet C; Wefel Michael G;       Aplington-AP-Original Town-55-6,        8:55 a.m.: Medical call at the 2800      5:43 p.m.: Report of a hit and
  THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE AUTHORI-
      ZATION AND ISSUANCE THEREOF                       court costs.                             Wefel Janet C; 93-15-36-S1/2 S1/2-    7, 8-N62ft, W1/2 lt 8; AP-106-55-6,   block of March Ave.                      run accident at the 200 block of W
   PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the                 Brian Shultz, 39 of St. Louis Park,    EXC; 93-15-1-Wfr1/2 NEfr1/2;          7, 8-N62ft, W1/2 lt 8; 2011-1730.       3:16 p.m.: Medical call – trouble      Weare St.
Council of the City of Clarksville, State of Iowa,
will hold a public hearing on the 7th day of
                                                        speeding. $40 fine, $19 surcharge,       2011-1697.                              Release:      Argent     Mortgage   breathing at the 200 block of S Main       6:50 p.m.: Report of fraud of the
June, 2011, at 7:00 o’clock P.M., in the Council        $60 court cost.                            Mortgages: Moreno Guadalupe;        Company, LLC; Lafrenz Wayne D;        St.                                      1000 block of Railroad St.
Chambers, City Hall, 115 W. Superior Street,              Phyllis Willis, 68 of Thornton,        Moreno Alma M; Iowa State Bank;       Nelson Kimberly K; Parkersburg-         4:06 p.m.: Request for motorist          7:40 p.m.: Report of suspicious
Clarksville, Iowa, at which meeting the Council
proposes to take additional action for the autho-       speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,       91-18-7-SW SE & SE SW; 91-18-         PB-Meadowbrook 2nd Add-7-; PB-        assistance at the 300 block of 5th St.   activity - crotch rockets driving
rization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance           $60 court cost.                          18-N1/2 NE & NE NW; 2011-1698.        620-7; 2011-1731.                       5:55 p.m.: Report of burglary at       crazy on HWY 188.
of not to exceed $350,000.00 General Obliga-              Kenneth Wygle, 49 of Aplington,          Release:     Midwestone     Bank;     Release: Security State Bank;       the 700 block of 10th St.                  Saturday, May 21
tion Capital Loan Notes, for a general corporate
purpose, bearing interest at the rate of not to         speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,       Peterson Jeffery S; 90-16-14-SE       Niehaus Keith; Schwartz Tina            6:10 p.m.: Report of suspicious          2:45 p.m.: Report of theft of
exceed nine (9) per centum per annum, in order          $60 court cost.                          SW-Parcel C; 2011-1699.               (Niehaus); 92-16-12-S1/2 lt 5-Sub     activity at the 200 block of S 2nd St.   vehicle at the 1200 block of Glenn
to pay costs of construction, reconstruction, en-
                                                          Marriages                                Warranty Deed: Atteberry Patricia   SE SE; 2011-1732.
largement, improvement and equipping of a city                                                                                                                                 6:19 p.m.: Report of suspicious        St., Aplington.
                                                          Sarah Francis Hughes, 28 to Levi       G; Feckers Donald L; Feckers            Mortgages: Behrends Matthew A;
library. Principal and interest on the proposed
Loan Agreement will be payable from the Debt            Alan Towsley, 34, both of Greene.        Sharon R; 90-16-34-N1/2 SE SW;        Behrends Sarah A; 92-16-12-SE SE-     activity at the 32500 block of HWY         3:11 p.m.: Medical call - abdominal
Service Fund.
                                                          Serena Joy Beether, 28 of              90-16-34-NE SW; 90-16-34-E1/2         subd lt 5 S 1/2 EXC; 2011-1733.       3.                                       pain at the 300 block of Parriott St.,
   At any time before the date of the meeting,
a petition asking that the question of entering         Aplington to Alexander Dae Parrish,      NW-ETC; 90-16-34-E1/2 NW-ETC            Joint Ten Deed: Harken Derek;         9:05 p.m.: Report of suspicious        Aplington.
into a loan agreement and issuing such notes            29 of Des Moines.                        EXC; 2011-1700.                       Harken Jessie; Meyer Brian L;         activity at the 700 block of Pine St.      3:31 p.m.: Report of an accident at
be submitted to the legal voters of the City, may
be filed with the Clerk of the City in the man-           Deaths                                   Mortgages: Feckers Donald Leroy;    Meyer Shari S; Aplington-AP-            9:22 p.m.: Medical call – heart/       the 700 block of 9th St., Allison.
ner provided by Section 362.4 of the City Code            Leona Decknadel, 95 of Aplington.      Feckers Donald L; Feckers Sharon      Eckles 2nd Add-16 & 17-; AP-102-      chest pain at the 27400 block of           6:54 p.m.: Medical call at the 100
of Iowa pursuant to Section 384.26 of the City
Code of Iowa.
                                                        Date of death: May 8. Date recorded:     Rae; Feckers Sharon R; Iowa State     16 & 17; 2011-1735.                   270th St.                                block of S Main St., Allison.
   This Notice is given by order of the Council         May 18.                                  Bank; 90-16-34-N1/2 SE SW; 90-          Mortgages: Meyer Brian L; Meyer       9:49 p.m.: Report of suspicious          7:13 p.m.: Report of harassment - a
of the City of Clarksville, State of Iowa, as pro-        Margaret Everts, 85 of Aplington.      16-34-NE SW; 90-16-34-NW-ETC;         Shari S; Lincoln Savings Bank;        activity on 8th St.                      verbal argument at the 300 block of
vided by Sections 384.24A and 384.26 of the
City Code of Iowa, as amended.                          Date of death: May 3. Date recorded:     2011-1701.                            Aplington-AP-Eckles 2nd Add-16          Thursday, May 19                       N Main St., Allison.
   Dated this 3rd day of May, 2011.                     May 19.                                    Joint Ten Deed: Schwartz Tina       & 17-; AP-102-16 & 17; 2011-1736.       2:08 a.m.: Medical call at the 200       Sunday, May 22
   Larry D. Betts, CMC                                    Rosa Leerhoff, 103 of Clarksville.     Marie; Behrends Matthew A;              Mortgages: Meyer Brian L; Meyer     block of S Ely St.                         12:59 a.m.: Medical call - trouble
   City Clerk of the City of Clarksville,
   State of Iowa                                        Date of death; May 6. Date recorded:     Behrends Sarah A; 92-16-12-SE SE-     Shari S; Lincoln Savings Bank;          9:54 a.m.: Report of a structure       breathing at the 28300 block of
                                          ST-21-1       May 17.                                  SUBD lt 5 S1/2; 2011-1709.            Aplington-AP-Original Town-10-6-      fire - upstairs apartment at the         110th St., New Hartford.
                                                          Duane Miller, 73 of Allison. Date        Mortgages: Gearhart Harold D;       EXC ETC; AP-106-10-6-EXC ETC;
                                                                                                                                                                             500 block of Main St., Bristow.            5:35 a.m.: Medical call - trouble
           THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT                      of death: May 2. Date recorded:          Gearhart Ilene J; Cedar Falls CCU;    2011-1737.
                  BUTLER COUNTY
                                                        May 18.                                  Dumont-DU-Pendergast Add-6-W            Affidavit: Adair Holdings LLC to    Allison, Bristow and Dumont Fire         breathing at the 24700 block of
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
     KENNETH LEE BERTRAM, Deceased                        Property Transfers                     55 ft; DU-306-6-W 55 ft; 2011-1711.   the public; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn   Departments responded, as well           130th St., Greene.
             Probate No. ESPR015961                       Warranty Deed: Hoodjer Chris;            Release: Cedar Falls CCU; Wrage     & Blks-5-5-; CL-210-5-5; 2011-        as Dumont and Franklin General             9:22 a.m.: Report of a general fire
           NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
              OF ADMINISTRATOR                          Community Nursing Home Inc.;             Rebecca F; 90-15-13-Comm at SE        1738.                                 Ambulance and Red Cross. Red             call at the 600 block of West St.
           AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS                      Clarksville-CL-Community Homes           COR ETC; 2011-1712.                     Release: First National Bank;       Cross assisted the family with             9:40 a.m.: Report of an accident at
   To All Persons Interested in the Estate of
                                                        Add-2-4-EXC ETC; CL-201-2-4-               Mortgages: Wrage Rebecca F;         Boeckmann        Bradley     James;   lodging, food and clothing.              the 400 block of 9th St.
Kenneth Lee Bertram, Deceased, who died on
or about March 22nd, 2011:                              EXC ETC; 2011-1675.                      Cedar Falls CCU; 90-15-13-Comm        Boeckmann Helen Lavonne; Shell          2:22 p.m.: Report of forgery at the      3:57 p.m.: Report of harassment
   You are hereby notified that on the 16th day           Mortgages: Miller Trent W;             SE COR ETC; 2011-1713.                Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5-4-         1000 block of HWY 57, Parkersburg.       at the 500 block of W Prospect St.,
of May, 2011, the undersigned was appointed
administrator of the estate.                            Veridian Credit Union; 90-15-27-SE-        Release: Iowa State Bank; Harms     EXC; SR-712-5-4-EXC; 2011-1745.         3:39 p.m.: Report of a one vehicle     Clarksville.
   Notice is hereby given that all persons in-          Parcel A; 2011-1677.                     Kevin L; Harms Barbara F; 91-18-        Release: Sound Community Bank;      accident on 190th St.                      8:46 p.m.: Report of vandalism at
debted to the estate are requested to make im-            Release: Veridian Credit Union;        34-NE NW-ETC; 2011-1714.              Otto Dennis Williams; Johlas Debra      5:13 p.m.: Medical call - heart/       the 400 block of S Fremont St.
mediate payment to the undersigned, and cred-
itors having claims against the estate shall file       Moree Amy L; Moree Shawn M;                Release: Iowa State Bank;           Ann; Shell Rock-SR-Lois Ann Add-      chest pain at the 900 block of N
them with the clerk of the above named district         90-16-12-NE-NE COR; 2011-1678.           Karsjens Pretice D; Karsjens          2-E100ft; SR-704-2-E100ft; 91-15-
court, as provided by law, duly authenticated,
for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to
                                                          Release:      Midwestone      Bank;    Prentice; Karsjens Julie; 90-17-28-   11-E1/2 NE-ETC; 91-15-12-W1/2
occur of four months from the second publica-           Hornbuckle Kris; Parkersburg-            SW NE-EXC ETC; 2011-1715.             NW-ETC; 2011-1746.
tion of this notice or one month from the date of       PB-Taylors Add-31-SUBD A EXC               Mortgages: Spiker Tracey R;           Mortgages: Turnquist Phillip;
mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed
or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.          ETC; PB-630-31-SUBD A EXC Etc;           Lincoln Savings Bank; Greene-GR-      Turnquist Lisa; Ally Capital Corp;
   Dated this 16th day of May, 2011.                    2011-1679.                               Original Town-10-3 & 2-SE 1/2 lt 2;   Allison-AL-Original       Town-517,
                                  Jamie Crawford          Release: Midwestone Bank; Wise         GR-409-10-3 & 2-SE 1/2 lt 2; 2011-    518, 519, 520-; AL-42-517, 518,
                       Administrator of the Estate
                                  21313 Jay Ave.        Letrisha J; 91-16-27-NE NE-Parcel        1716.                                 519, 520; 2011-1748.
                                 Allison, IA 50602

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                                                                                                                                                               Yard and Garden:
                                                                                                                                                               Growing Roses
                                                                                                                                                                 By Richard Jauron, Willy Klein         in their susceptibility to blackspot.
  Nurses: Trusted to care                                                                                                                                      Iowa gardeners successfully grow         When purchasing roses, select
  The American Nurses Association                                                                                                                              a wide variety of roses in sunny         rose varieties that are resistant to
celebrated National Nurses week                                                                                                                                garden areas. This week Iowa State       blackspot. When selecting a plant-
this month with the theme “Nurses:                                                                                                                             University Extension garden experts      ing site, choose a site that receives
Trusted to Care”. Over 30 years ago                                                                                                                            respond to common questions relat-       full sun and provides good air move-
the Board of Supervisors created                                                                                                                               ed to growing and caring for roses.      ment. Full sun and good air move-
a public health agency to care for                                                                                                                             Gardeners with additional questions      ment promote drying of the rose
Butler County residents, and today                                                                                                                             can contact the experts by emailing      foliage and discourage blackspot in-
seven registered nurses along with                                                                                                                             or calling the ISU Extension horti-      fections. Reduce the amount of over-
seven home care aides, three office                                                                                                                            culture hotline at hortline@iastate.     wintering fungi by carefully clean-
staff and one environmental health                                                                                                                             edu or 515-294-3108.                     ing up the leaf debris in fall. When
specialist continue the tradition of                                                                                                                             What is the proper planting depth      watering roses, apply water directly
providing caring, trusting services                                                                                                                            when planting hybrid tea roses?          to the ground around the plants. Do
to local residents. Jennifer Becker is                                                                                                                           Modern roses, such as hybrid tea,      not wet the foliage. Fungicide appli-
the current agency director.                                                                                                                                   grandiflora and floribunda roses, are    cations must begin at the first sign of
  Nursing visits include medication                                                                                                                            propagated by budding. A single bud      disease symptoms.
supervision, wound care, IV and                                                                                                                                is removed from the desired vari-           How often should I water my
wound VAC therapy, catheter care,                                                                                                                              ety and inserted onto a hardy root-      roses?
and referrals for physical, occupa-                                                                                                                            stock. The bud union (the knob-like         Modern roses, such as hybrid teas,
                                                                                                                                                               swelling at the base of the canes) is    floribundas and grandifloras, require
tional, and speech therapy. Home
                                                                                                                                                               sensitive to extreme cold and rapid      watering during hot, dry weather.
Care Aides can provide personal                                                                                                                                temperature changes in winter. Mod-      The frequency depends upon weath-
cares, light housekeeping, and laun-                                                                                                                           ern roses are essentially destroyed      er conditions and soil type. In most
dry.                                                                                                                                                           if all growth above the bud union        gardens, a thorough watering every
  The income generated from home                                                                                                                               is destroyed in winter. When plant-      seven to 10 days during dry weather
care visits also helps to support nu-                                                                                                                          ing hybrid tea, grandiflora and flo-     is sufficient. If possible, apply the
merous other services, such as foot                                                                                                                            ribunda roses, the bud union should      water directly to the soil around each
clinics, flu shot clinics, blood pres-                                                                                                                         be positioned 2 to 3 inches below the    plant. Overhead watering wets the
sure screenings, and homemaker                                                                                                                                 soil surface to protect the bud union    foliage and increases disease prob-
services. If you choose NOT to use                                                                                                                             and lower portions of the canes from     lems. If overhead watering is un-
Butler County nurses, your health                                                                                                                              winter damage.                           avoidable, morning is the best time
insurance dollars will be sent to the                                                                                                                            How often should I fertilize hy-       to water roses. Morning applications
out-of-county agency you choose. If      Keeping the agency running smoothly is (back row) 3 year employee Holly Roose (coordinates the Care for Your-         brid tea roses?                          allow the foliage to dry quickly.
you want to support your local pub-      self (Wise Woman & breast & cervical cancer) programs, tobacco prevention,& JEL,programs), 10 year employee             To encourage vigorous growth and          An excellent way to conserve soil
lic health agency and all the services   Diane Johnson (home care aide/homemaker coordinator), & 26 year employee Tammy Fleshner (administrative               abundant bloom, hybrid tea, flori-       moisture is by mulching. Possible
they provide, be sure to request But-    assistant,child passenger safety & EMS coordinator), & (front row) 3 year employee Mike Weinberg (environmental       bunda and grandiflora roses should       mulches include wood chips, shred-
ler County Public Health or call 319-    health specialist), & 18 year employee, Jennifer Becker.RN, BSN, Bio-terrorism & Agency director.                     be fertilized two or three times a       ded bark, pine needles and cocoa
267-2934.                                                                                                                                                      year. Fertilizer applications can be     bean hulls. Spread 2 to 4 inches of
                                                                                                                                                               made in early spring (immediately        mulch around each rose or over the
                                                                                                                                                               after pruning), during the first bloom   entire bed. Mulches also help to con-
                                                                                                                                                               period and mid to late July. Do not      trol weeds.
                                                                                                                                                               fertilize after July 31. Later fertil-      What is the proper way to dead-
                                                                                                                                                               ization will produce succulent new       head roses?
                                                                                                                                                               growth that may not harden suffi-           Deadheading or the removal of
                                                                                                                                                               ciently before winter. An all-purpose    faded flowers is done to encour-
                                                                                                                                                               garden fertilizer, such as 10-10-10,     age additional bloom on hybrid tea
                                                                                                                                                               should produce excellent results.        and other repeat-flowering roses.
                                                                                                                                                               Sprinkle 1/4 cup of fertilizer around    Hybrid tea roses usually have one
                                                                                                                                                               each plant per application.              or two 3-leaflet leaves immedi-
                                                                                                                                                                 How can I control blackspot on         ately below the flower. Next (lower
                                                                                                                                                               my roses?                                down on the stem) are two or more
                                                                                                                                                                 Blackspot is a common fun-             5-leaflet leaves. The deadheading
                                                                                                                                                               gal disease of roses. Symptoms of        procedure is slightly different for
                                                                                                                                                               blackspot are circular black spots on    newly planted and established roses.
                                                                                                                                                               the leaves. Infected leaves turn yel-    During their first growing season,
                                                                                                                                                               low and drop prematurely. Initially,     it’s usually recommended that the
                                                                                                                                                               symptoms develop on the lower            spent flower be removed above the
                                                                                                                                                               leaves and gradually move upward.        uppermost 3-leaflet leaf. Removal
                                                                                                                                                               By late summer, severely infected        of a larger percentage of the rose’s
                                                                                                                                                               plants may be nearly defoliated.         foliage reduces the plant’s ability to
                                                                                                                                                                 The blackspot fungus overwin-          manufacture food and slows growth.
                                                                                                                                                               ters on fallen leaves and infected       When deadheading established
Cindy DeWitt, RN. a 6 year employee for Butler County, holds foot       Mary Johnson, RN, has worked for Butler County for 23 years, & presently runs the      canes. Spores are splashed on to         roses, the stem may be cut back to
clinics for Marjory & others in Dumont, Allison, Clarksville, Greene,   Homes for Healthy Children Program for Ava & Brady & other children from newborn       newly emerging foliage in spring.        a 5-leaflet leaf. Retain at least two
Shell Rock, Parkersburg, & Aplington, & is the case manager for the     to 5 years old to encourage successful parenting skills.                               Blackspot development is favored         5-leaflet leaves on each shoot. Use
elderly waiver program (in home health for lower income seniors).                                                                                              by warm (75 F), wet weather.             sharp tools (hand shears or knife) to
                                                                                                                                                                 Careful rose selection, cultural       remove faded flowers. Cut about 1/4
                                                                                                                                                               practices and fungicide treatments       inch above an outward facing bud
                                                                                                                                                               can be used to control blackspot on      and leaflet with the cut made parallel
                                                                                                                                                               roses. Rose varieties differ widely      to the angle of the leaflet.




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 THIS PUBLICATION DOES NOT KNOWINGLY ACCEPT
 advertising which is deceptive, fraudulent or which might
                                                                                          NOTICES                                                ATTORNEY                                   FOR SALE                                THANK YOU
 otherwise violate the law or accepted standards of taste.
 However, this publication does not warrant or guarantee the                     NOTICE: COUNTY Seat Crafts & Con-                        ETHAN D. EPLEY, 313 S. Cherry St.,         FOR SALE: Like new appliances, re-         WE THANK YOU because you cared,
 accuracy of any advertisement, nor the quality of the goods                     signment Summer Hours: Monday -                          Suite B, P.O. Box 627, Shell Rock, 319-    frigerator, range, dishwasher and micro-   you came to share beautiful flowers and
                                                                                 CLOSED Tuesday / Friday - 9am-5pm                        885-4240, eepley@iabar.org                 wave, 319-231-8853, Clarksville            words of prayer; Because you cared
 or services advertised. Readers are cautioned to thoroughly                                                                                                                                                                    enough to do words of comfort on cards
                                                                                 Saturday - 9am - 12pm. For bait after                    General practice including but not lim-    _______________________ ST-21-1x
 investigate all claims made in any advertisements, and to                                                                                ited to: Agricultural Law, Criminal Law,                                              came too. Because you cared, we’re
                                                                                 hours please call 319-239-1374.
 use good judgment and reasonable care, particularly when                        ________________________ TJ-21-1                         Estate Planning, Real Estate, Taxation,    FOR SALE: 1987 Dakota $250 OBO;            grateful indeed; You’ve been a com-
 dealing with persons unknown to you who ask for money                                                                                    Trial Law                                  Boat and motor, V-bottom, 12’, 18 h mo-    fort and a friend in need, Because you
 in advance of delivery of the goods or services advertised.                                                                              ________________________ ST-43-tf          tor & trailer, $275 OBO; Wood burner       cared, we are praying too that God will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                bless each of you; Whatever you did to
                                                                                  GARAGE SALE                                                                                        $75; Self-propelled mower 6 h Toro with
                                                                                                                                                                                     bagger $50; Maytag washer and gas          console our hearts, We thank you so
                                                                                                                                                                                     dryer $25 each; 1975 Pilgrim camper        much, whatever the part. The Family of
                                                                                                                                                                                     with new refrigerator, air conditioner     Maxine Chesnut
                                                                                 START PLANNING and cleaning! Alli-                                                                  and air bed $700 OBO; Topper for small     _______________________ ST-21-1x
                                                                                 son City Wide Garage Sales will be Sat-                                                             truck, Leer $25; 641-228-0376
                                                                                 urday, July 23rd. More information will be                                                          _______________________ ST-21-1x           I WOULD like to express my sincere
                                                                                 provided at a later time.
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                                                                                                                                                                                     FOR SALE: Over 1000 “like new” items       Thanks for all the prayers, cards, gifts,
                                                                                                                                                                                     moved in daily. Spring & summer cloth-     flowers and food while I was in the hospi-
                                                                                                                                                                                     ing, housewares, furniture, antiques.      tal and since returning home. Thank you
                                                                                                                                                                                     Trinkets & Togs Thrift Store, Colleg-      to Pastor Jeff for his visits and prayers.
                                                                                                                                                                                     etowne Plaza, Waverly, phone 319-352-      God Bless you all. Viola Muller
                                                                                                                                                                                     8029                                       ________________________ TJ-21-1
                                                                                                 Allan Industrial Coatings                                                           ________________________ ST-18-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THANK YOU to Clarksville-Plainfield
                                                                                        AIC is currently seeking applicants for our Powder coating facility. The                                                                Veterinary Services for the gas grill I
                                                                                    positions available are full time with negotiable starting wages. No experience                                                             won during their Heartgard heartworm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                prevention promotion. Connie Petersen
                                Turning 70 and heading to                              is necessary, but a team player with positive attitude is a plus. We offer
                                                                                    benefits including paid Holidays, Health, Dental and Vision insurance options.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                _______________________ TJ-21-1x
                                      Alaska on his cycle!!                                        Applications may pick up at the following address:                                                                           I WOULD like to thank all who helped
                                            Happy Birthday!                                                        Allan Industrial Coatings                                                                                    me celebrate my retirement, also for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cards and gifts. A special thank you to
                                                                Love,                                    22191 Hwy 3, PO Box 798 • Allison, IA 50602.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                my daughters and families for a memo-
                                                                                                                NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!                                                                                          rable party. Rich Reints
                                                               Jurene                                        AIC is an equal opportunity employer.                                                                              _______________________ ST-21-1x

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I WISH to thank everyone for the cards,

                                                                                                                   EDED
                                                                                                                                                                                            Storage                             gifts, flowers, plants, visits and other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                courtesies shown for my 85th birthday. I
                                                                                              RS ONNEL NE                                                                                     Units                             really enjoyed hearing from everyone. A
                                                                                      CREW PE    If you are looking to advance or make a career
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                special thanks to my family for the big

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                beautiful cake and meal we shared to-
                                                                                                change, don’t miss this opportunity! Cleary Building Corp., a                                                                   gether. Everything was very enjoyable
                                                                                           national leader in pre-engineered buildings is seeking responsible,                                                                  and something I will remember for a long
                                                                                             energetic Construction personnel. Cleary is a debt-free, growing                              Wooden Floors                        time. God Bless all. Berniece Dietz
                                                                                          company celebrating 32 years in business. Construction experience                                 for furniture                       _______________________ TJ-21-1x
                                                                                                              preferred, but we will train the right candidates.
                                                                                                                                                                                         800-553-0017                           A SPECIAL thank you from the family of
                                                                                                                                                                                           ext. 112                             Rosa Leerhoff for the many cards, food,
                                                                                     We offer a competitive wage and excellent health and fringe benefits -
                                                                                     save fuel and money by riding to job sites in our crew truck! CBC
                                                                                     maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment drug                                                                           memorials and prayers. Also for words
                                                                                     testing as well as background checks.                                                                                                      of comfort, encouragement and spiri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tual guidance from Pastor David Nelson,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                death and the funeral service following.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                preparing the food and serving an un-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Berstler for his loving care of mom dur-
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Appliance                             ing her last months of life and combined
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with help from the staff of the Clarksville
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sales And Service                     Care Center and Cedar Valley Hospice,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Appliance-VCR-TV                      our mother could not have been in better
  Please notify the Clarksville Star office by:
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hands. Thanking the Redman-Schwartz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Funeral Home for their help and guid-
                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Cellular Agent                   ance from the time of our mother’s pass-
    Mail: P.O. Box 788, Clakrsville, IA 50619                                          Now The Clarksville Star Is!                                                                       Greene - Since 1957
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ing and days until the funeral service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                where Travis Bouska sang one of our
  Email: clarksvillestar@butler-bremer.com                                                                                                                                                  Ph. 641-823-4455                    mother’s favorite hymns, “One Day at a
                  THANK YOU!                                                                                                                                                               Open Mon.-Sat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Time.” The family of Rosa Leerhoff
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                                                                                                                                                                                        buildings. $139,900
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• Clarksville Star •                                                                                Beef Month                                                                                               Thursday, May 26, 2011 •       13



                                    May is Beef Month
                                    May is Beef Month
Social Responsibility Report May is Beef Month in Iowa Iowa’s Beef Cattle In-
Issued by Beef Farmers         By Dan Cook, New Providence, been honored for their environ-
                             chair of the Iowa Beef Industry mental stewardship which not only dustry Facts & Figures
  Contact: Matt Deppe, IBIC Direc-        only 7 percent of the world’s cattle,    Council, 641-497-5746, hipoint@           conserves, but improves natural re-
tor of Industry Relations, matt@ia-       meaning that they are helping pro-                                                                                          From the Iowa Beef Industry Council
                                                                                   heartofiowa.net                           sources. Recently honored as the
beef.org, 515-296-2305                    vide valuable nutrients to a growing                                                                                        Total Cattle Inventory in Iowa (as of January 1, 2010)        3,850,000
                                                                                      Each spring as Iowans fire up their    2011 National Environmental Stew-
  Cattlemen across the country are        population both in the United States                                                                                        State Rank All Cattle and Calves (January 1, 2010)            Seventh
                                                                                   grills, they rekindle their love affair   ardship Award winners, the Bill and
pleased to announce the release of        and abroad;                                                                                                                 USDA Cattle on Feed in Iowa (January 1, 2010)                 1,360,000
                                                                                   with beef. Now is a great time to         Nancy Couser family of Nevada,
“The Cattlemen’s Stewardship Re-                    Since 1993, cattlemen have                                                                                        State Rank Cattle and Calves on Feed (2010)                   Fourth
                                            •	                                     celebrate May Beef Month, whether         share their passion for “doing things
view: Connecting Our Vision and           invested $30 million of their beef                                                                                          Yearly Marketings (2009)                                      1,914,000
                                                                                   it’s with a thick juicy T-bone or the     right.” Couser Cattle Company is a
Values,” a first-of-its-kind inside       checkoff dollars in safety improve-                                                                                         Percentage of U.S. Grain fed Beef produced in Iowa (2009) 7.48 %
                                                                                   all-American hamburger.                   third generation feedlot operation
look at cattlemen’s influence on the      ments. Collaborative beef-industry                                                                                          Number of Feedlots (2007)                                     7,845
                                                                                      Your celebration honors hard-          located in the fertile lands of Story
nation’s communities, the economy,        efforts have helped reduce the inci-                                                                                        Number of Cattle Operations (2008)                            30,000
                                                                                   working cattle farmers and their          County in central Iowa.
public health and the environment.        dence of foodborne illnesses, includ-                                                                                       Number of Farms with Beef Cows (2008)                         21,000
                                                                                   families. They are that first step in        -MORE-
  The “Cattlemen’s Stewardship            ing E. coli O157:H7, which now af-                                                                                          Number of Beef Cows (as of January 1, 2010)                   885,000
                                                                                   producing safe, nutritious beef and          The Cousers strive to minimize
Review” comes at a critical point in      fects less than one person in 100,000                                                                                       State Rank Number of Beef Cows (20010)                        Twelfth
                                                                                   they are at work in all 99 Iowa coun-     impact on the environment and max-
time when people are more discon-         people.                                                                                                                     Number of Farms with Dairy Cows (2008)                        2,400
                                                                                   ties. (Yes, beef is a local food!)        imize resources. They raise the seed
nected from agriculture and food            •	      More than 90 percent of                                                                                           Number of Dairy Cows (as of January 1, 2010)                  215,000
                                                                                      Again, it is at the farm level that    corn that produces the grain for etha-
production, yet there is an increasing    feedyard cattle raised in the U.S. to-                                                                                      Cash Receipts from Cattle and Calves (2008)             $2.882 Billion
                                                                                   the economic benefits from beef           nol and use the distillers grains from
interest in knowing more about who        day are influenced by Beef Quality                                                                                          Iowa Jobs Directly Related to the Cattle Industry             12,866
                                                                                   production start. In Iowa, we have        the ethanol to feed their cattle. They
raises food. In fact, nearly three-out-   Assurance (BQA), a checkoff-fund-                                                                                           Iowa Jobs Indirectly related to the Cattle Industry           26,500
                                                                                   30,000 farm families that raise cat-      use the manure from the cattle to fer-
of-four people say that they want to      ed program that sets guidelines for                                                                                         Corn Used in Beef Production (2006)                    148 mil bushels
                                                                                   tle, but their work needs to be sup-      tilize the next crop of seed corn so
know more about how beef is raised        animal care and handling.                                                                                                   Iowa’s Cattle Industry contributes $5.1 billion in business activity to
and who raises it, according to re-                 Between 1977 and 2007 the      plemented by many who make sure           that this natural cycle can continue.
                                            •	                                                                                                                        Iowa’s Economy
search conducted with beef checkoff       “carbon footprint” of beef shrank        that the beef produced here makes it         Cousers join two other Iowa cattle
                                                                                                                                                                      Sources: Economic Importance of Iowa’s Cattle Industry, prepared for
funds.                                    18 percent as farmers and ranchers       to your dinner plate. That includes       families in receiving this national
                                                                                                                                                                      the Iowa Beef Industry Council by Department of Economics, Iowa State
  “Being a cattle farmer is a chal-       raised 13 percent more beef with         feed manufacturers and equipment          award. The Dave Petty family, op-
                                                                                                                                                                      University, Iowa Agricultural Statistics, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
lenge these days,” says Elaine            13 percent fewer cattle. When com-       dealers, truck drivers and food           erators of the Iowa River Ranch, El-
Utesch of Triple U Ranch in Correc-       pared to 1977, each pound of beef        marketers. Raising cattle also sup-       dora and the Utesch family, Triple U
tionville, IA. “We don’t cut corners      raised in 2007 used 20 percent less      ports many other Iowa farmers, too.       Ranch, Correctionville, received the
on food safety nor on the methods         feed, 30 percent less land, 14 percent   Cattle eat feed made from millions        award in the recent past.
used to raise our cattle. We like the     less water and 9 percent less fossil-    of bushels of corn, soybeans and the         Iowa cattle producers are proud of
reputation of providing the most          fuel energy.                             co-products of these grains.              their role in feeding consumers in
reasonably priced, safest, most nu-         •	      Nearly one-half of cattle         Iowa has a unique beef industry        Iowa, the U.S. and the world. You
tritious food in the world. The Cat-      farmers and ranchers volunteer with      with the resources needed to raise        can let your local cattle farmers
tlemen’s Stewardship Review pro-          youth organizations and more than        high quality cattle. We have abun-        know they are appreciated by enjoy-
actively provides a great summary         one-third donate their time to other     dant feedstuffs, rolling hills best       ing a juicy hamburger or thick steak
for consumers to learn how the beef       civic organizations, compared to a       kept in pasture and the experienced       on the grill tonight.
they eat is raised.”                      national average of 7 percent of all     cow-calf farmers and cattle feeders          Producer-directed and consumer-
  The Review is broken into five key      Americans.                               to produce some of the highest qual-      focused, the Iowa Beef Industry
sections, which showcase key ac-            The Review is available at www.        ity beef in the country.                  Council is funded by the $1-per-
complishments of U.S cattle farmers       ExploreBeef.org, along with short           Iowa’s cattle farmers are passion-     head beef checkoff. Checkoff dol-
and ranchers, including:                  videos of stakeholder interviews dis-    ate about the environment. We de-         lars are invested in beef promotion,
  •	      U.S. cattlemen provide          cussing the beef industry’s accom-       pend on the land and its resources        consumer information, research, in-
20 percent of the world’s beef with       plishments.                              for our livelihood so good manage-
                                                                                   ment of the environment and our
                                                                                                                             dustry information and foreign mar-
                                                                                                                             ket development, all with the pur-
                                                                                                                                                                        We Appreciate Beef Producers!
     Honor Our Beef Producers!!
                                                                                   livestock is mandatory. We’re com-
                                                                                   mitted to leaving the environment in
                                                                                                                             pose of strengthening beef demand.
                                                                                                                             For more information, visit www.
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    HIGHVIEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL
                                                                                   better shape for the next generation
                                                                                   – our families.
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           DR. TOM POLLOCK
                                                                                      Iowa cattle families have long                                                             Aplington Feed & Grain
                                                                                                                                                                                      319-346-1954
                           20296 Hwy. 20, P.O. Box 248
                           Parkersburg, IA 50665-0248                                    We Value                               Schmadeke                                             800-357-6655
  319-347-6691                                          319-346-2400                    Our Beef                                 Feed Mill
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                                                                                        Producers!                              Clarksville, Iowa
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                 We Value Our Farmers!
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                                             THOMAS D.                                                                                                                                                   You,
    Keep Up The Good Work!
                                                                                                                                                                                              He re’s To
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                                                 ACCOUNTANT
                                                                                                                                                                             Beef Producers
                                                                                                                                                                           Parkersburg Veterinary Service
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               Farm Record Keeping
                                                                                           Register to Win!
                                                                                                                                                                             Parkersburg, IA 50665 • 319-346-1015
                 Phone 319-278-4580                                                                                                                                                  Russ Stickley, DVM
      108 N. Main Street, Clarksville, Iowa 50619

         Good Job, Cattlemen!
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        Plainfield
        276-4406
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                        278-1138
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          Alan Van Arkel, DVM
          Dane DeBower, DVM
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                                                                                               Drop off your coupon at the
     “Communication Is The Key                                                                Butler County Tribune-Journal,                                               We are proud to serve on the
      To The Beef Producers!”                                                                      the Clarksville Star or                                                Butler County Cattleman Board
     We Support Our Cattlemen!                                                                  at the J & C Grocery Store                                                    President - Mike Codner, Bristow
                                                                                                   in Allison or Dumont.                                                    Vice President - Jeff Lindell, Greene
                               Dumont                                                                                                                                        Secretary - Kyle Rice, Parkersburg
                                                                                                                                                                             Treasurer - Ben Lovrien, Clarksville
                         Telephone Company                                            Name         _____________________                                                  Josh Wolf, Aplington - Membership Chair
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                                                                                                                                                                      Steve Stark, Greene
                  641-857-3211
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                                                                   PAID ADVERTISEMENT




  World’s Top Coin Collectors in Town
Next Week to Purchase All Types of Coins!
By KEN MCINTOSH
STAFF WRITER

ICCA will be placing ads in newspapers,                 The rarest coins these collectors are
                                                                                                       WE BUY SCRAP
radio and running television spots next week
asking people to bring in any old silver and
                                                    looking for include $20, $10, $5 and $2
                                                    1/2 gold coins and any coin made before
                                                                                                       GOLD & GOLD
gold coins made before 1965. Those that
bring in their coins will be able to speak
                                                    1850.      These coins always bring big
                                                    premiums according to the ICCA. Silver
                                                                                                         JEWELRY
with collectors one on one and have their           dollars are also very sought after nowadays.
coins looked at by a specialist. With the               Other types of items the ICCA will be
help of these ICCA members, offers will             purchasing during this event include U.S.
be made to those that have coins made               currency, gold bullion, investment gold,
before 1965. Offers will be made based              silver bars, silver rounds, proof sets, etc.
on silver or gold content and the rarity of         Even foreign coins are sought after and will
the coins. All coins made before 1965 will          be purchased.
be examined and purchased including gold                Also at this event anyone can sell their
coins, silver coins, silver dollars, all types of   gold jewelry, dental gold or anything made
nickels and pennies. Those that decide to           of gold on the spot. Gold is currently trading
sell their coins will be paid on the spot.          at over $1,400.00 per ounce near an all
     If you are like a lot of people you might      time high. Bring anything you think might
have a few old coins or even a coffee               be gold and the collectors will examine,
can full lying around. If you have ever             test and price it for free. If you decide to
wondered what they are worth now might              sell, you will be paid on the spot – it has
                                                                                                        Here’s How It Works:
be your chance to find out and even sell            been an unknown fact that coin dealers
them if you choose. They could be worth             have always paid more for jewelry and            • Gather items of interest from your
a lot according to the International Coin           scrap gold than other jewelers and pawn            attic, safe deposit box, garage,
Collectors Association also known as ICCA.          brokers.
Collectors will pay a fortune for some coins                                                           basement, etc. There is no limit to
                                                        So whether you have one coin you think
and currency for their collections. If it is        might be valuable or a large collection you        the amount of items you can bring
rare enough, one coin could be worth over           recently inherited, you can talk to these
$100,000 according to Eric Helms, coin                                                               • No appointment necessary
                                                    collectors for free. If your’re lucky you may
collector and ICCA member. One ultra rare           have a rarity worth thousands. Either way        • If interested in selling, we will
dime, an 1894S Barber, sold for a record            there is nothing to lose and it sounds like
$1.9 million to a collector in July of 2007.                                                           consult our collector’s database to
                                                    fun!
While that is an extreme example, many                   For more information on this event visit      see if a buyer exists. 90% of all
rare and valuable coins are stashed away            the ICCA website at                                items have offers in our database
in dresser drawers or lock boxes around the         www.internationalcoincollectors.com
country. The ICCA and its collector members                                                          • The offer is made on the spot on
have organized a traveling event in search                                                             behalf of our collectors making



                                                              FREE
of all types of coins and currency. Even                                                               the offer
common coins can be worth a significant
amount due to the high price of silver and                                                           • If you decide to accept the offer,
gold, says Helms. Washington quarters                                                                  we will pay you on the spot!
and Roosevelt dimes can be worth many
times their face value. Recent silver markets              ADMISSION                                 • You get 100% of the offer
have driven the price up on common coins                 CONTINUES IN WAVERLY                           with no hidden fees
made of silver. Helms explains that all half
dollars, quarters and dimes made before                       EVERY DAY
1965 contain 90% silver and are sought               NEXT TUESDAY - NEXT SATURDAY
after any time silver prices rise. Right now
it’s a sellers market he said.
                                                     MAY 31ST - JUNE 4TH

                                                     NEXT T–F 9AM–6PM
  What We Buy:
                                                    NEXT SAT 9AM-4PM
COINS                                                  AMERICA’S BEST VALUE
Any and all coins made before 1965, rare                  RED FOX INN
coins, entire collections, Silver Dollars,           1900 HERITAGE WAY (HWY 3 W)
Half Dollars, Quarters, Dimes, Half Dimes,                WAVERLY, IA 50677
Nickels, Three Cent Pieces, Two Cent Pieces,          DIRECTIONS: (319) 352-5330
Cents, Large Cents, Half Cents and all others.
                                                     SHOW INFO: (217) 787-7767
PAPER MONEY
All denominations made before 1934.
GOLD COINS
Including $20, $10, $5, $4, $3, $2.5,
                                                        Recent Finds:
                                                                                                            MILLIONS
$1, Private Gold, Gold Bars, etc.
INVESTMENT GOLD
                                                                                                             SPENT!
Kruggerands, Canadian Maple Leafs,
                                                                                                         1000 NATIONAL
Pandas, Gold Bars, U.S. Eagles and                                               1893
Buffalos, etc.
                                                                                 Morgan                     EVENTS!

             GOLD                                                                PAID $1,800

  IS TRADING AT ALL TIME HIGHS
   NOW IS THE TIME TO CASH IN!
                                                                                 1916
                                                                                                                            1849
SCRAP GOLD                                                                       Mercur y
                                                                                                                            Gold Dollar
Broken and unused jewelry, dental gold.                                          Dime
                                                                                                                            PAID $8,500
JEWELRY                                                                          PAID $2,800
Diamond rings, bracelets, earrings, loose
diamonds, all gem stones, etc.
PLATINUM                                                                         1932
                                                                                                                            1803
Anything made of platinum.                                                       Washington
                                                                                                                            $10 Gold
SILVER                                                                           Quarter
Flatware, tea sets, goblets, jewelry, etc. and                                                                              PAID $14,000
                                                                                 PAID $250
anything marked sterling.

				
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