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									                                                               The                                                                                                                                    Official Paper for
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Franklin County




                                                      Sheffield Press
                                                                                                                                                                                                       City of Sheffield
                                                                                                                                                                                                     SCMT School District

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sheffield,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Franklin County, IA



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                                                                                Volume 131, Number 4 • Thursday, January 27, 2011

West Fork Weighs                                                             American
In On Preschool Cuts                                                         Flair: Love
   School administrators and           fund because this fund must
teachers alike are keeping a           support the expenses not covered      Is in the Air
                                                                              West Fork School is gearing
sharp eye on state politics as a       by tuition or grant proceeds.”
new plan coming from the House            The loss of state grant money      up for the seventh annual
of Representatives threatens the       would cost the school roughly         American Flair Variety Show!
funding of the state’s voluntary       $35,000.                              This year’s event will be held at
preschool program.                        Like SCMT, the Rockwell-           the gymnasium in Rockwell at
   The program, initiated by           Swaledale district has long           2:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon,
former Governor Chet Culver            offered preschool at a low tuition    Feb. 13. Mark your calendar!
in 2007, has offered grants            cost and for the first time this         Last call for community talent!
for schools to fund 4-year-old         year began receiving state grant      Please contact Mrs. Bell or Mrs.
preschool programs statewide.          money, $43,000 worth, for their       Novotney at the school (641)
   Last week the Iowa House            program.                              822-3233 if you are interested in
of Representatives voted to               “What it did was free up           performing! Come and sing, do
cut $60 million in funding for         the $43,000 to be used in other       a comedy skit, or whatever your
the program as part of a broad         areas that was needed,” said R-S      heart leads – all types of talent
spending reduction bill, House         Principal Abe Maske.                  are welcome for this family fun
File 45.                                  Before the grant, R-S charged      show! Play an instrument? Sign
   House           Appropriations      $65 a month for their preschool,      up to be part of the community
Committee       Chairman       Scott   and offered a reduced rate for        band! The music will be sent to
Raecker has since said they            low-income families.                  you.
would consider restoring some of          Like Strike, Maske believes           Proceeds from the event will
those funds to help low-income         that if the funding is cut, it will   benefit the West Fork Music           	 Sheffield	Volunteer	Firemen	check	West	Fork	School	for	a	possible	fire	on	Thursday,	Jan.	20.	No	fire	
families.                              result in more of a hit to the        Department.                           was	found.	Students	and	staff	were	evacuated	safely.		Photo	by	JJ	Zimmerman
   SCMT        began      receiving    general fund than the preschool
partial grant funding this year        program itself when the districts     Schools                                      Fire Department Called to High School
that covers about a third of           combine into West Fork.
the expenses for its preschool
program. This has allowed the
                                          “Our districts have always
                                       done a great job in making sure
                                                                             Revenue Vote                             Students and staff at West Fork School in
                                                                                                                   Sheffield had an impromptu winter fire drill on
                                                                                                                                                                           the chemistry lab’s ventilation system.
                                                                                                                                                                              This is the second false alarm for the school this
                                                                               Residents in the West Fork          Thursday, Jan. 20 after the smell of smoke was          year. Earlier this fall smoke from neighboring leaf
district to lower the tuition of the   our kids have the opportunity
                                                                             School District are reminded of       detected in the high school’s chemistry lab.            piles found its way into the elementary ventilation
program from $90 a month to $60        to go to preschool,” said Maske.
                                                                             the Special Election on Feb. 1.          Area firefighters rushed to the school but were      system. No evacuation was given that time, but in
for the 4-year-old program.            “I’d feel very confident to say
                                                                             Polls will be open in Meservey,       unable to find any sign of fire within the building.    this case with the smell of smoke so close to the
   Between the Sheffield and           that those programs will go on.”
                                                                             Rockwell,      Sheffield,   and       Only after searching the roof did they determine        chemical lab the school took no chances.
Thornton communities, SCMT                The R-S preschool program
                                                                             Thornton from 12 noon to 8 p.m.       that smoke from outside had worked its way into
schools have offered preschool         currently employs a full-time
for roughly twenty years. If           teacher and two and a half aides.
state funding were to be cut,
Superintendent Darrin Strike
doubts that the program itself
                                          While the Republican plan
                                       made it through the House of
                                       Representatives by a party line
                                                                                                   To Be Wed                                                               90th Birthday
would be at risk.                      vote, Senate Majority Leader            Pastor and Mrs. G Kim Wills,
   “The SCMT district provided         Michael Gronstal has vowed to         minister of Zion St. John Lutheran
preschool for many years               fight the cut in the Democrat-        Church in Sheffield, joyfully
without state grant money,” said       controlled Senate. However,           announce the engagement of
Strike. “The board will obviously      Governor Terry Branstad may           their daughter, Amanda, to
                                                                             Matthew Carpenter, son of Mr.                                                   Jessie Oelkers will celebrate
need to reevaluate it, but I think     trump the Senate with a line item                                                                                   her birthday with an open
our community really values            veto.                                 and Mrs. Willard Carpenter of
                                                                             Gilbertsville, Penn.                                                          house from 8-9:30 a.m.
preschool.”                               Governor              Branstad                                                                                   Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Chit
   Strike says that without the        campaigned against state-paid           Amanda is completing her
                                                                             master of arts in church history                                              Chat Café, 320 Main St.,
state funds, the difference in         preschool and praised the House                                                                                     Thornton. She requests no
cost of operating the preschool        for their budget cuts. Branstad       at Luther Seminary in St. Paul,
                                                                             Minn., and will graduate in May                                               gifts, only the presence of
program would have to be made          has not yet said how much of the                                                                                    family and friends. Jessie will
up by the district’s general fund.     state budget he would allocate to     2011.
                                                                               Matthew will graduate from                                                  turn 90 on Monday, Jan. 31.
   “The tuition the families pay       low-income family assistance. He
does not cover expenses,” says         is expected to reveal his budget      Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary,
Strike. “Preschool is currently an     on Thursday, January 27.              in Pennsylvania, also in May
expense to the district’s general                                            with a master of divinity, with
                                                                             plans to serve as a congregational        Matthew Carpenter and
                                                                             minister.                                     Amanda Wills
Supper on January 27 to                                                        A June 11, 2011 wedding is

Support West Fork After Prom
                                                                             planned at Zion St. John Lutheran
                                                                             Church.                                                                                  50th Anniversary
                                                                                                                                                          Merlin and Karen (Roggeman)
   The West Fork After Prom
Committee will be hosting a
supper prior to the girls and boys
                                       $10 purchase coupon as well as
                                       multiple other savings) available
                                       for $5 each.
                                                                                               Wed in August                                            Meyer were united in Marriage
                                                                                                                                                        on Jan. 28, 1961 in the Richland
                                                                               Amanda        Kirschbaum       of                                        Lutheran Church in Thornton.
varsity basketball games against          Come out and brave the cold
                                                                             Rockwell and Josh Dannen of                                                  Merlin and Karen are enjoying
North Butler on Thursday,              to watch the varsity basketball
                                                                             Sheffield were united in marriage                                          their 50 years of marriage at their
Jan. 27, starting at 5:15 p.m.         teams and support West Fork
                                                                             on Aug. 7, 2010. The ceremony                                              winter home in Bowling Green,
The supper will include BBQ            After Prom! If you will not be able
                                                                             was held at Rockwell United                                                Fla.; a family dinner is being
pork sandwiches, chips, and            to attend these events and would
                                                                             Methodist Church at 4:00 pm and                                            planned when the couple returns
homemade bars.                         like to purchase any of the above
                                                                             was officiated by the Reverend                                             to Sheffield.
   Also watch for West Fork            items to support West Fork After
                                                                             John Sherb.                                                                  The couple’s family includes
After Prom Committee members           Prom, please call Sandy Tull at
                                                                               The bride is the daughter                                                children, Randy and Deb Meyer;
at the upcoming JV and varsity         892-4760 to order. Thank you
                                                                             of Mike and Mary Kaye                                                      and Mark and Julie Dannen;
basketball games as they will          to all who have already helped                                                                                                                                Merlin and Karen
                                                                             Kirschbaum of Rockwell. The                                                grandchildren, Eric and Brittnee
be selling jackets, custom             support our cause through your                                                                                                                               (Roggeman) Meyer
                                                                             groom is the son of Mark and                                               Meyer; Ashley Heinz; Josh
photoblocks, drawstring bags,          donations and purchases. Your
                                                                             Julie Dannen of Sheffield.                                                 and Amanda Dannen; great-             this special occasion by sending
hats, headbands, and mittens.          financial assistance in helping
                                                                             Grandparents of the bride are the                                          grandchildren, Anthany and            your wishes to the couple at 1125
They also have Godfather’s             them create a fun and safe event
                                                                             late Marilyn Brood, Robert Brood                                           Owen Meyer; and Sydney Heinz;         Queen Lane in Bowling Green,
Pizza Value cards and Younker’s        for our high school students is
                                                                             and Edna Watters of Swaledale,                                             all of Sheffield.                     FL 33834.
Community Day Sale coupon              greatly appreciated!
                                                                             and Carrie Kirschbaum and                                                    Please help them celebrate
books (containing a $10 off a                                                                                         Amanda and Josh Dannen
                                                                             Gary Kirschbaum of Rockwell.
Lions Club Waffle Supper,                                                    Grandparents of the groom
                                                                             are Merlin and Karen Meyer
                                                                                                                   cousin. Spencer Jurgens, Alex
                                                                                                                   Pals, Sadie Siefken and Shealyn      Deerfield Place Assisted
                                                                             of Sheffield and David and
Friday, Feb. 4 at Sheffield                                                  Judy Dannen of Chapin. Great-
                                                                                                                   Meier served as ushers and
                                                                                                                   usherettes, all friends of the       Living Close to Goal
                                                                             grandmother of the groom is           couple.
  Sheffield Lions Club will hold       and Trust Company, Sheffield                                                                                       In the spring of 2009               they have $4,500 remaining to
                                                                             Verda Meyer.                            A reception was held at the
their annual Waffle Supper             Pharmacy, Jaspersen in Sheffield                                                                                 groundbreaking took place for         be raised. They are very grateful
                                                                               The music at the ceremony           Holiday Inn in Mason City
Friday, Feb. 4. The supper will        and Thornton, West Fork Middle                                                                                   the Deerfield Place Assisted          for the support of their donators
                                                                             was provided by organist Sandy        following the wedding. The hosts
feature Dad’s Belgium Waffles          School in Rockwell, West Fork                                                                                    Living. The Sheffield Care Center     for this project. Thank You! It’s
                                                                             Hitzhusen; Candle lighter was         and hostesses at the reception
from Algona. Serving will be in        High School in Sheffield, and                                                                                    had entered into an agreement         not too late to make a donation.
                                                                             Brianna Ditsworth, cousin of the      were Jean Ditsworth, Mike and
the West Fork Multi-Purpose            from any Sheffield Loins member.                                                                                 with the U.S.D.A. and United          They can be sent to Gladys Koch,
                                                                             bride.                                Kim Arndt, aunts and uncle of
Room in Sheffield from 5:00 to            The menu will be “all-you-can-                                                                                Bank and Trust to build Deerfield     P.O. Box 457, Sheffield, IA, 50475.
                                                                               Kayla Platte, cousin of the         the bride; and Randy and Deb
7:00 p.m., prior to the basketball     eat” malted Belgium waffles, link                                                                                Place Assisted Living, with an        If you have not seen the facility,
                                                                             bride, served as the maid of          Meyer, aunt and uncle of the
games with Nashua-Plainfield.          sausages, whipped topping and                                                                                    obligation of $400,000 from the       stop in as the coffee pot is always
                                                                             honor, Alyson Clausen, Megan          groom.
Price of the meal will be $6.00        flavored syrups, and beverages.                                                                                  Care Center. In August of that        on.
                                                                             Brood and Valerie Heft were             Amanda is a 2007 graduate
with a ticket and $7.00 at the            Everyone is cordially invited                                                                                 year the Deerfield Place Assisted        At this time the Sheffield
                                                                             the bridesmaids, all are friends      of Rockwell-Swaledale High
door. Tickets may be purchased         to attend. Proceeds from the                                                                                     Living Fund Raising Committee         Care Center is in the process
                                                                             of the couple. The flower girl        school, 2009 graduate of NIACC
at The Sheffield Press, both           supper will be used towards                                                                                      was established.                      of compiling a cookbook with
                                                                             was Addison Klien, daughter of        and 2010 graduate of Buena
Dugan’s Supermarket locations,         local Lions projects, including                                                                                    People of the community             recipes from area cooks. If you
                                                                             a cousin of the bride. Personal       Vista University with a bachelors
Sheffield Inn, United Bank             the scholarship fund.                                                                                            were contacted for donations,         would like to submit a recipe,
                                                                             attendants were Sara Ditsworth        degree in accounting. She is
                                                                             and Traci Hansen, cousins of the                                           fundraisers were held, and            stop at Forever Yours to pick
                                                                                                                   currently working at Sweet
West Fork School Board                                                       bride; and Janet Platt, aunt of the
                                                                             bride.
                                                                                                                   Things, Etc., located in Rockwell.
                                                                                                                     Josh is a 2007 graduate of
                                                                                                                                                        the Sukup Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                        consented to match donations and
                                                                                                                                                                                              up instructions and a form.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Recipes should be submitted by
                                                                                                                                                        pledges. Pledges and donations        March 1, 2011. Proceeds will be
To Hold Board Retreat                                                          Alex Kirschbaum, brother of
                                                                             the bride and friend of the groom,
                                                                                                                   SCMT, and a 2009 graduate of
                                                                                                                   Kaplan University with a degree
                                                                                                                                                        will be matched through Jan. 31,      used for projects at the Sheffield
  West Fork Community School           Facilitator                           was the best man. Groomsmen                                                2011. The committee is excited        Care Center and Deerfield Place
                                                                                                                   in business management; and he
District will hold their board           2. Opening go-a-round               were Kyle Duff, Jordan Mondt                                               to announce that at this time         Assisted Living.
                                                                                                                   is currently working at Decker
retreat on Monday, Jan. 31 at 5:00       3. Review ground rules              and Tyler McKee, all friends          Sporting Goods in Mason City.
p.m. at AEA 267 office in Clear
Lake.
                                         4. Review components of goal
                                       setting process
                                                                             of the couple. Ring bearer was
                                                                             Anthany Meyer, son of groom’s
                                                                                                                     The couple resides in Sheffield.         Boy Scouts Selling Popcorn
                                                                                                                                                          Sheffield Boy Scouts Troop 24 will be selling popcorn Saturday,
The following is the proposed
agenda:
                                         5. Create district goals
                                         6. Establish action plans for
                                                                             County Democrats to Meet Feb. 7                                            Jan. 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at Dugan’s Supermarket in
  1. Call meeting to order,            goals                                    The Franklin County Democrats will be holding there 2011 non-           Sheffield. Proceeds from the popcorn sales will be used for camping
Welcome,      Introduction      of       7. Adjourn                          election year caucus meeting on Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m., at the Hampton        and camping equipment for the troop.
                                                                             City Hall. All Democrats are welcome to attend.
PAGE TWO                          JAN. 27, 2011                                                       171. Elinor Lauritzen picked up the                    Froning, 686; Kenny Ubben, 681;                 James E. Coonley Sr., Chairman of the        Nannenga, Peter nelson, Teresa
                                                                                                      5-10 split.                                            Roger Hirsch, 642; Ron Greimann,                Board and President; John E. Coonley,        nelson, Jill Schwem, Angie Tudor,
Sheffield Press,                   Sheffield, IA                                                         Mr. and Mrs. George Barnes                          626. The top five bowlers that placed           Vice President; Robert M. Foss, Vice         Nichol Witt, Angie Zimmerman.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             President and Cashier; Arlene Noss           Eighth Grade: Dawn Anderson, Kevin



                             Cobwebs
                                                                                                      attended the Mid-America Dairymen                      in all events with high scores in all
                                                                                                      dinner held in the Gold Key at                         three events were: Kenny Ubben,                 of Dougherty, Data Operations and            Bowman, Sarah Brown, Jennifer
                                                                                                      Hampton on Friday, Jan. 22.                            1,879; Roger Hirsch, 1,829; Richard             Assistant Cashier; Barbara Swanson,          Dannen, Lonna Depping, Jill Etnier,
                                                                                                                  January 22, 1981                           Noss, 1,827; Bob Cockram, 1,826; Gene           Head Teller and Assistant Cashier;           Chris Gillette, Kara Kruckenberg,
                                                                                                         The Sheffield Bowling Association                   Brosdahl, 1,819. The Sheffield Lanes            Mary Ethel Conners, Assistant                Lane larson, Tenisha Leininger, Jane
                                                                                                      sponsored the annual Men’s City                        & Lounge, where the tournament                  Cashier at Dougherty.                        McLaughlin, Angie Miller, Anna
                                     Collected from The Sheffield Press                               Bowling Tournament earlier this                        took place, awarded wall tapestries to             Eric J. Luecht of Sheffield and           Nixt, Sandy Ricke, Clint Siskow,
            January 26, 1961                        Schoning 4, Terry Peter and Mick Pals             month. Men’s team bowling was                          any man bowling a 600 scratch series            Darren Nelson of Thornton were               Kim Smit, Jeremy Traurig, Summer
   Sheffield-Chapin cagers split wins               each 2. Coach Jim Cuvelier used his               held on Jan. 4, with twenty teams                      or over. Richard Noss and Warren                among 2,134 undergraduate students           Zickefoose. First Semester Honor Roll
with Ventura boys and girls in North                entire suited squad. The team made                participating from the men’s Monday                    Froning were each awarded a tapestry            at the University of Iowa, Iowa City,        – A Honor Roll, Seventh Grade: J. W.
Star Conference games played on the                 29 from the field and 8 of 19 gift                and Tuesday night leagues. The five                    for respective scratch series of 651            named to the Dean’s List for the 1990-       Allen, Becky Carlson, Joel Dickman,
Sheffield hardwood Friday night,                    shots. They fouled 17 times, Schoning             top teams are as follows: Sheffield                    and 602. Don Heuberger picked up                91 fall semester. Eric, son of Marlyn        Nathan Dorenkamp, Starr Mustain.
Jan. 20. The visiting Ventura sextette,             getting the 5 nod in the last quarter.            Locker, 2,960; Iowa Drainage, 2,946;                   the “Big Four” split and will receive a         and Carol Luecht of Sheffield, is            Eighth Grade: Seth Deam, Carolyn
after trailing for three-quarters of the               Women’s Bowling Association                    Sheahan Chevrolet, 2,939; J & M Good                   shoulder patch. Roger Hirsch was the            majoring in Pharmacy; and Darren in          Nelson, Anna Nixt, Andy Pals, Julie
game, turned on the juice in the final              standings at Sheffield Lanes as of Jan.           Guys, 2,916; Freie Feed & Supply,                      only bowler to place in the top five in         Liberal Arts.                                Roseland, Bethany Rulapaugh. B
quarter and came out with a 65 to                   20 are as follows: D-Xtras, Martinson’s,          2,878. The team trophy can be seen at                  every event. Team managers, Lorel                  The Meservey-Thornton/Sheffield-          Honor Roll: Seventh Grade: Andrea
54 edge over the Diggerettes. In the                Yelland Insurance, Sheffield Savings              the Sheffield locker. A big thanks to                  Winfrey and Ron Greimann, wish                  Chapin Honor Roll for the Junior             Adams, Alison Bell, Danielle Bram,
boys game Claydiggers had a one-                    Bank, B & W, Sahara Supper Club,                  Dale Brayton, owner and operator of                    to extend a special thanks to Vi and            High has been released for the second        Jodi Carberry, Kari Eisentrager, Sara
point edge at the half, went to town                Iowa Public Service, Fibraco, J & M               the locker and sponsor of a fine team.                 Larry Swanson and all the employees             second quarter and the first semester.       Foell, Diane gerdes, Tisha Haugland,
in the third period and continued to                Good Gals, Matthews Hardware, Smit                Jan. 11, the Doubles and Singles were                  of the Sheffield Lanes & Lounge.                Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll – A             Erika Kruszka, Melissa Lauffer, Brian
widen the gap for a 58 to 37 win over               Brothers Tiling, City Edge Dairy. High            held with 33 Doubles bowling and 68                                January 24, 1991                    Honor Roll, Seventh Grade: Andrea            Meyer, Elizabeth Nannenga, Peter
the Ventura quint. Ventura boys had                 Team, 3 Games – Martinson’s, 2,215;               bowlers for Singles. Results for the                      The annual meeting of the Sheffield          Adams, J. W. Allen, Jodi Carberry,           Nelson, Teresa Nelson, Angie Tudor,
a 5-3 conference record to 7-1 for the              Smit Brothers Tiling, 2,099, D-Xtras,             top five doubles are as follows: Don                   Savings Bank was held on Jan. 14,               Becky Carlson, Nathan Dorenkamp,             Nichol Witt, Angie Zimmerman.
winners. The visiting girls remain                  2,091. High Team Game – Martinson’s               Gealow and Dallas Brown, 1,281;                        1991. Directors were elected as well as         Starr Mustain. Eighth Grade: Seth            Eighth Grade: Kevin Bowen, Sarah
undefeated having a 7-0 record to                   762; Martinson’s, 750; Matthews                   Kenny Ubben and Ron Siems, 1,211;                      officers elected at the Organizational          Deam, Mindy Dodd, Carolyn Nelson,            Brown, Jennifer Dannen, Mindy
a 5-2 for the host squad. Jan Davolt                Hardware, 746. High Individual, 3                 Jack Zimmerman and Roger Hirsch,                       Meeting. Directors elected were James           Andy Pals, Julie Roseland, Bethany           Dodd, Jill Etnier, Chris Gillette, Kara
paced Diggerette scorers with 34                    Games – Shirley Cockram, 472; Luella              1,211; Dave Sjostrand and Bob Ewers,                   E. Coonley Sr., James E. Coonley Jr.,           Rulapaugh, Mike Smit. B Honor                Kruckenberg, Tenisha Leininger,
points from 15 field goals and 4 of                 Lahner and Elinor Lauritzen, 470;                 1,210; Lee Bruhns and Bob Cockram,                     John E. Coonley, Harold Gallagher,              Roll – Seventh Grade: Alison Bell,           Jane McLaughlin, Angie Miller,
7 free throws. Kay Bruhn pumped                     Phyllis Messerschmidt, 468. High                  1,199. Singles were bowled on the                      all of Hampton; Marian Atkinson,                Danielle Bram, Joey Dickman, Scott           Sandy Ricke, Clint Siskow, Kim Smit,
in 12 tallies, Rita Lundt 7 and Mary                Individual Game – Shirley Cockram,                same day following the Doubles and                     John W. Bowen and Robert M. Foss,               Dunn, Kari Eisentrager, Sara Foell,          Mike Smit, Jeremy Traurig, Summer
Schaefer 1. Mary Brouillette saw                    185; Luella Lahner, 181; Pat Berger,              the top five winners of Singles are as                 all of Sheffield. Officers elected at           Diane Gerdes, Tisha Haugland, Erika          Zickefoose.
action at guard with Rosie Larson,                                                                    follows: Richard Noss, 726; Warren                     the Organizational Meeting were:                Kruszka, Brian Meyer, Elizabeth
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Frey. Ventura had a 11-16 edge at the
quarter with Claydiggers getting a


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precarious 25-24 half-time lead which
was widened to 44-28 at the third and
a final 58-37 for the host club. Coach
Glenn Wehrkamp gave all his boys a
go in the final period. Jerry Atkinson
with 26 from 12 field goals and 2 of                                                                                                                                                                                                        
3 gift shots was tops in the column.
Bill Taylor made 14 points, Jim Buss
4, Dallas Slagle 4, Darryl Barney 3, Bill
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Nolte 3, Daryl Kothenbeutel 2, Jerrett
Koenigsberg 2. The team made 25
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field goals, 8 of 12 in charity lane, and
were charged with 21 fouls.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
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   Rita Lundt has been named the                                                                                                                                                                                 
1961 Betty Crocker homemaker
of Tomorrow at Sheffield-Chapin                                                                  
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Community high school. Having
received the highest score in a                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
written examination on homemaking
knowledge and attitudes taken by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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graduating seniors in her school, she
becomes a candidate for the state
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Homemaker of Tomorrow award
                                                                                                                                                                                                
which will be announced in March.
   Mr. and Mrs. Gordon T.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Zimmerman, Gloria, Rod, and Cindy,
of Boone were dinner guests Sunday
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George T.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Zimmerman, and Georgann.
            January 28, 1971
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                                                                                                                                                       
   Sheffield-Chapin cagers won two                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                        
contests in the North Star Conference
series Tuesday night, Jan. 26, on
                                                                                                   
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the     Corwith-Wesley        hardwood.                                                                  
Spartanettes opened the night with
a 73-68 victory over the girls posting
the margin in the free throw circle.                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Spartans rang up a 66-47 win over                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
the host quint after being out front
all the way. Donna Wearda paced the                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Spartanettes with 14 field goals and                                                                                                                                                                                                         
12 of 16 free throws for a total of 40                                                                         
points. She hit with 7 doubles in each                                                                      
half of the game. Val Edgington found
the range for 26 rallies, Barb Larson
notched 7. Edgington was credited                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
with 4 assists, Larsen 3, Wearda 2.
Diane Smit headed up defensive
efforts with 10 rebounds, 2 pass
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interceptions, and 6 blocked shots.
Barb Jones grabbed 8 off the boards,
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7 passes, blocked 1 shot. Jane Stoffer                                                          
had a 5-2-4. Coach Henry Eekhoff
used his starting lineup during the
entire game. In Corwith-Wesley gym
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                                                                                          West Fork After Prom Seeks                                                                                                                                                                   Dougherty                                                                   Sheffield Press,      Sheffield, IA
                                                                                          Donations from Community                                                                                                                                                                      Sue O’Brien, Corr.                                                         in the fire department. Taking over
                                                                                             The parents of the junior class                                                                    would be greatly appreciated! As                                                                                                                                   the reins of the Dougherty Fire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          641-794-3378
                                                                                          at West Fork High School are now                                                                      a token of their appreciation they                                                                                                                                 Department is Ross Hanig, son of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         On Sunday, Jan. 23, the Dougherty                                                                                         Joe and Barb Hanig.
                                                                                          busy planning this year’s after                                                                       will be publishing a list of names
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fire Department held a surprise                                                                                               Delicious pork sandwiches, chips
                                                                                          prom party to be held Saturday,                                                                       of all who have supported them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       party to honor Rodney McKinney                                                                                              and beans as well as desserts and
                                                                                          April 30.                                                                                             in the local newspapers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       who has retired as Fire Chief. Local                                                                                        drink were enjoyed by all. Members
                                                                                             The goal is to hold a parent                                                                          If you would like to donate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       citizens as well as family members                                                                                          of area fire departments also stopped
                                                                                          chaperoned,      substance    free                                                                    you have a few choices: you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       gathered to thank Rodney for                                                                                                by to thank Rodney for his work with
                                                                                          after prom. They have started                                                                         may mail it to West Fork After
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       15 years of service as fire chief.                                                                                          them. Fire Departments represented
                                                                                          planning a variety of activities                                                                      Prom % Bridget Fish, 115 W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Although he has retired as chief,                                                                                           included Rockford, Floyd, Sheffield,
                                                                                          for the evening that will involve                                                                     Crescent Dr., Sheffield IA 50475.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rodney will continue to be active                                                                                           Osage and Marble Rock.
                                                                                          all who attend! So far a hypnotist                                                                    Another option is to drop off
                                                                                          and various games have been                                                                           your donation at the West Fork
                                                                                          planned. They will also be                                                                            High School office. The last is if
                                                                                          awarding prizes and gifts during                                                                      you would like to have it picked
                                                                                          the evening and the goal is to                                                                        up, please feel free to call Bridget
                                                                                          have something for everyone.                                                                          Fish at 641-420-9151 or Ray Fish
                                                                                             They are asking for the                                                                            at 641-512-2695.0
                                                                                          community’s       support.   Any                                                                         Thank you for your support!
                                                                                          donations     of    money,    gift                                                                       The parents of the West Fork
                                                                                          certificates,  or    merchandise                                                                      Junior Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Doug Peter
                                                                                          NCIGS to Meet Saturday,                                                                                                                                                                                     Hampton, IA (641) 456-4767
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Latimer, IA (641) 579-6458

                                                                                          February 5 in Mason City
          Warhawk                                                                            The North Central Iowa                                                                             It should appeal to those

        Booster Club
                                                                                          Genealogical Society (NCIGS)                                                                          interested in family history, the
                                                                                          will hold its regular meeting at                                                                      history of railroads in the state


     Beefburger Supper
                                                                                          1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, at the                                                                   of Iowa, and those interested in
                                                                                          Mason City Room at the west end                                                                       local history of North Iowa.
                                                                                          of the Mason City Public Library.
                                                                                          A program entitled “A Historical

       Friday, Jan. 28
                                                                                          Perspective of the Railroads on
                                                                                          Manly” will be presented by
                                                                                          Daniel Sabin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                School                                                                                                         Sheffield
             Serving from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
             Multi-Purpose Room, Sheffield
                                                                                             Daniel Sabin is the owner
                                                                                          and president of the Iowa
                                                                                          Northern Railway Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                Menus                                                                                                         Lions Club
                                                                                          based in Cedar Rapids. The Iowa                                                                         Warhawk       School    System
 Menu consists of beefburgers, salads, and a bar.                                         Northern is a 163-mile shortline
                                                                                          railroad which runs diagonally
                                                                                                                                                                                                breakfast and lunch menus have
                                                                                                                                                                                                been planned and scheduled as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dad’s Belgian
                         Freewill Donation                                                from north to south from Manly
                                                                                          to Cedar Rapids, all within the
                                                                                                                                                                                                follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sheffield Campus                                                                       Waffle Supper
                                                                                          State of Iowa.                                                                                             January 31 to February 4
Sponsored by the West Fork Athletic Booster Club                                             Everyone is invited to join
                                                                                          NCIGS for this special program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          BREAKFAST
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday – Oatmeal and Toast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday, Feb. 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday – Pancake on a Stick
       Warhawks Boys and Girls vs. Riceville                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday – Egg Patty, Bacon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           West Fork High School
           JV games begin at 4:30 p.m.
         Varsity games begin at 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                       Obituaries...                                                            and Toast
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday – French Toast and
                                                                                                                                                                                                Sausage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mutli-Purpose Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Serving 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday – Breakfast Wrap and
                                                                                                                           Lavon “Bonnie”                                                       Toast                                                                     All You Can Eat
                                                                                                                              Miller, 84                                                          Milk, Fruit or Juice will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                offered with each breakfast.                                             $6.00 in Advance
                                                                                            Lavon “Bonnie” Miller, 84,                                                                                       LUNCH
                                                                                          of Sheffield, died Monday,
                                                                                          Jan. 24, 2011 at Mercy Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday – Chicken Gravy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Mashed Potatoes, and Corn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $7.00 at the Door
                                                                                          Center – North Iowa. Funeral
                                                                                          arrangements     are   pending
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday – Chili Cispitos, Rice
                                                                                                                                                                                                Pilaf, and White Cake with                                             Children under 5 FREE
                                                                                          completion at Retz Funeral                                                                            Chocolate Frosting
                                                                                          Home, Sheffield.                                                                                        Wednesday – Spaghetti with                                          Community is welcomed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Meat Sauce, Garlic Toast, and                                                             Tickets Available at Dugan’s - Sheffield and Rockwell;

                                                                                          Meetings...                                                                                           Caesar Salad
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday – Chicken Sandwich,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Mashed Potatoes, and Corn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sheffield Pharmacy; Jaspersen’s - Sheffield and Thornton; The Sheffield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Press, United Bank & Trust Company - Sheffield; Elementary in Rockwell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and High School in Sheffield and Local Lions Members
                                                                                             The Sheffield Public Library                                                                         Friday – Tacos, Rice Pilaf, and
                                                                                          Board of Directors will meet                                                                          Sandwich

   Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011
                                                                                          Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                             The Sheffield Senior Citizens
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Milk, fruit and vegetable
                                                                                                                                                                                                selections offered with each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Sheffield Press
                                                                                          will meet at Paul’s Steak and                                                                         lunch. Menu is subject to change.
                    Serving 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.                                          Seafood at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday,                                                                     Salad Bar is offered daily as an                                                          A Divison of Mid-America Publishing Corporation

Menu...
                                                                                          Feb. 8. If you are not on the calling                                                                 alternative.
                                                                                          list, please make reservations by                                                                             Rockwell Campus                                                                      Box 36, 305 Gilman, Sheffield, Iowa 50475
                                                                                          calling Pat Skovgard at 641-892-                                                                           January 31 to February 4                                                                         Publication No. 492-380
             Mushroom Steak                                                               4303 or Maxine Groesbeck at 641-
                                                                                          892-4146.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          BREAKFAST
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday – French Toast and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    J. J. Zimmerman, Publisher
                                                                                             AWANA Clubs meet every                                                                                                                                                                     jzpress@frontiernet.net • www.thesheffieldpress.com
           Oven Baked Chicken                                                             Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at First
                                                                                                                                                                                                Smokies
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday – Cereal and Donut                                                                  Vol. 131, No. 4 - January 27, 2011
                                                                                          Grace Baptist Church.
            Ham or Roast Beef                                                                Sheffield             Alcoholics
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday – Breakfast Pizza
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday – Pancake on a Stick                                                               Published Weekly on Thursday Morning
                                                                                          Anonymous group meets every                                                                             Friday – Biscuits and Gravy                                                                          Franklin County, Iowa
Potato • Vegetable • Salad                                             Biscuit • Coffee   Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. in Zion St.                                                                        Milk, Fruit or Juice will be
                                                                                          John Lutheran Church.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Periodical Postage Paid at Sheffield, Iowa 50475
                                                                                                                                                                                                offered with each breakfast.
                                   Choice of                                                                                                                                                                 LUNCH                                                                            POSTMASTER: Send address change to
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday – Tator Tot Casserole,
                 Coconut Crunch Dessert                                                                                                                                                         Cheese Slice, Applesauce, Butter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Sheffield Press, Box 36 305 Gilman,
                                                                                              Please support
             or Ice Cream Sundae for Dessert                                                                                                                                                    and Peanut Butter Sandwich,                                                                         Sheffield, Iowa 50475-0036
                                                                                                                                                                                                and Cake with Frosting
  Short Orders
    also available
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday – Spaghetti with
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Facilities plan for SCMT School District was                     SimplexGrinnell, Fire Alarm Testing....... 497.85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     THORNTON COMMUNITY                                     reviewed.                                                          Staples Credit Plan, Supplies ................ 755.94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SCHOOL DISTRICT                                      Superintendent’s report was given by Darrin                      Staples Advantage, Supplies ................. 143.54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   UNOFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS                                   Strike:                                                            Tigerdirect, Business Supplies ........... 1,090.43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JANUARY 17, 2011                                       •	 Football coach resignation                                 Timberline Billing Service LLC,


            FRANKLIN COUNTY, IOWA
                                                        PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                  Chief Medical Examiner and Drs. Brian Hansen,                       real estate is located in the SE ¼ and the SW
                                                                                                                                                                                                          	 The	 Sheffield	 Chapin	 Meservey	 Thornton	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Board of Education held their regular
                                                                                                                                                                                                          meeting on Monday, January 17, 2011, in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Together 4 Families Grant was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     approved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Teacher Quality Partnership Grant was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Medicaid ............................................ 316.88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Van Meter Industrial, Inc.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maint. Supplies .................................. 214.16
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Superintendent’s	Office.                                                   approved                                                  West Fork School – Rockwell,
             PROCEEDINGS OF THE                                   David Dennis and Courtney Bochmann to the                           ¼ of Section 36-93-20 and will remain as tillable
                                                                                                                                                                                                            President Sukup called the meeting to order at                       •	 Will be attending a two day session on                       Sharing Expense/Indust. ............. 396,921.50
            BOARD OF SUPERVISORS                                  position of Franklin County Assistant Medical                       farmland with no intent for multiple dwelling on
                                                                                                                                                                                                          5:30 p.m. with the following members present:                              February 2 and 3                                          General Fund Totals ....................... 436,429.08
                 JANUARY 17, 2011                                 Examiners all for two year terms. All ayes.                         property described as:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mary Amsbaugh, Christy Engebretson, Betty                              •	 Pre School – DHS full license was                          PPEL
   Be it duly noted these minutes of 1/17/11 are                  Motion carried.                                                        The parcel of land located in the SE ¼ and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jensen, Kathy Miller, Mary Schlichting, and Jim                            approved                                                  Richard Dorenkamp, Leasing ................ 600.00
UNOFFICIAL minutes.                                                  Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                           the SW ¼ of Section 36, Township 93 North,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuttle. Also present: Superintendent Darrin                            •	 Vacation Days – January 20, 21                             Iowa	Office	Supply,	Inc.,	
   The Board of Supervisors met in regular                        appoints individuals, who hold the below                            Range 20 West of the 5th P.M. Franklin County,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Strike; Principal Randy Bushbaum; and Board                         Next board meeting will be Thursday, February                      Lease Contract ..................................... 47.50
session at 8:30AM with Board members Jerry                        mentioned positions, to the Franklin County                         Iowa and particularly described as follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Secretary Connie Stadtlander.                                     10,	2011	–	5:30	p.m.		Superintendent’s	Office                      Key Equipment Finance,
L. Plagge-Chairman, Michael Nolte and Corey                       Courthouse	 Security	 Committee	 for	 indefinite	                      The East 74.39 feet of the West 334.00 feet of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Visitors: Travis Fischer, Jo Hafermann, Kacy                      Motion by Tuttle and seconded by                                   Lease Agreement ............................... 693.22
Eberling present.                                                 terms. Those positions are: residing Judge,                         the SE ¼ located in Section 36 (36), Township
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Larson, Madison LeDuc, Shirley Madsen,                            Engebretson to adjourn the meeting at 8:50                         Mason City Business Systems Inc.,
   Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                         County Supervisor, Clerk of Court, Auditor,                         Ninety-three (93) North, Range Twenty (20)
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kielan Sullivan                                                   p.m. All ayes. Motion carried.                                       Maint. Contract ................................... 290.52
approves the agenda as submitted. All ayes.                       Head Maintenance, Sheriff, County Attorney,                         West of the 5th P.M., Franklin County, Iowa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Amsbaugh and seconded by                                Mary Beth Sukup                                                  M & D Sound, Equipment Repairs...... 1,043.00
Motion carried.                                                   Magistrate, and IT Director. All ayes. Motion                       Said Parcel D contains 4.50 acres more or less,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Miller to approve the agenda with the following                     President                                                        Next Generation Technologies,
   Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,                         carried.                                                            including .07 across of county road easement
                                                                                                                                                                                                          addition: 4a. Discuss Booster Club Uniform                          Connie Stadtlander                                                 Network Admin./Lease .................... 1,505.26
approves the minutes of January 10, 2011. All                        Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,                           across the south 40 feet thereof and subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Reimbursement. All ayes. Motion carried.                            Secretary                                                        Rooney Electric,
ayes. Motion carried.                                             tables the appointment of the 28 member                             to other recorded and unrecorded easements,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Engebretson and seconded by                           GENERAL FUND                                                         Building Improvements .................... 1,463.02
   The Board opened the meeting to public                         Compensation Condemnation Committee to a                            restrictions and servitudes, if any.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Schlichting to approve the minutes from the                       Aramark Uniform Services, Rugs .......... 316.80                   PPEL Totals ........................................ 5,642.52
comment: Jim Davies, Franklin County                              future meeting. All ayes, motion carried.                              THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          December 15th meeting. All ayes. Motion                           AEA 267, Reading recovery .................. 750.00                FOODSERVICE FUND
Charitable Foundation, met to update the                             Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                           foregoing motion was passed at a regular
                                                                                                                                                                                                          carried.                                                          Ames Environmental Inc., O&M                                       Dugan’s Supermarket,
Board on the Veteran’s Memorial transition of                     tables the appointments to the Franklin County                      Board meeting on 1/17/11 and this Resolution
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bills were reviewed. Motion by Tuttle and                         Refresher Training .............................. 100.00           Groc. Food Supplies............................. 40.76
book work accountability to the Veteran’s Affairs                 Charitable Foundation to a future meeting. All                      is duly adopted by the Board of Supervisors of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          seconded by Miller to approve the bills as listed.                Alliant Energy, Electric – Thornton .......... 56.06               The Earthgrains Company,
Director and the Treasurer of the Foundation;                     ayes, motion carried.                                               Franklin County, Iowa, by the following vote:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          All ayes. Motion carried.                                         Mary Amsbaugh, Travel ........................... 76.50              Bread Products ................................... 307.90
also the Clock Tower Fund account will be                            The Board discussed Law Enforcement                                 Eberling-Aye,     Nolte-Aye,      Plagge-Aye.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          	 Monthly	 financial	 reports	 were	 reviewed.	   	               Behavioral Dynamics, Inc.,                                         Martin Bros., Groc. Supplies............... 3,323.45
closed.                                                           Center matters on snow removal, custodial,                          Resolution duly adopted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Motion by Engebretson and seconded by                               Special Ed. Supplies .......................... 113.50           Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc.,
   The Board reported on committee meetings                       maintenance, conference room scheduling and                            Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amsbaugh to approve the reports. All ayes.                        Blazek Electric, Alarm Repairs .............. 216.00                 Dairy Products ................................. 1,841.85
throughout the week: Mental Health Center of                      moving. Those matters were discussed below:                         approves Change Order #7 for the Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Motion carried.                                                   Central Iowa Distributing, Inc.,                                   Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C.,
North Iowa stakeholder’s; T21; Franklin County                       Snow Removal-The Board directed the Head                         Enforcement Center in the amount of $5,427
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Madison & Kielan, representing the National                       Custodial Supplies .............................. 169.70           Groc. Supplies .................................... 497.63
Tourism and NIVC.                                                 Custodian to ask the vendor presently clearing                      which includes updating the existing kitchen,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Honor Society, explained the 5K Run fundraiser                    City	of	Sheffield,	Water/Sewer ............... 390.06              Foodservice Fund Totals .................... 6,011.59
   The Board met with Jason Gooder regarding                      the Courthouse parking lot.                                         two faucets, remove boiler chimney & cap
                                                                                                                                                                                                          they are hosting on April 9th. Motion by                          City of Thornton,                                                  Report Total .................................... 448,083.19
the Conservation FY11/12 Budget.                                     Custodial-The Board will extend the duties of                    and provide insulation at top of wall for HVAV
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Schlichting and seconded by Tuttle to approve                       Water/Sewer/Garbage .......................... 21.00             ACTIVITY FUND
   At 10:00 AM Dan Wiechmann-County                               the Courthouse Custodians to spend anywhere                         zoning. All ayes, motion carried.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          this fundraiser. All ayes. Motion carried.                        DEMCO, Library Supplies ....................... 34.29              December, 2010
Attorney and Judge Steven Carroll met with the                    from 4-8 hours cleaning in the Center.                                 Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Madison LeDuc and Kielan Sullivan left the                      DHS Cashier 1st Fl., Medicaid ........... 2,022.70                 United Bank and Trust Co.,
Board to discuss possible ordinances. Present                        Maintenance-The          Courthouse       Head                   approves	 Certificates	 of	 Appointment	 for	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          meeting at 5:45 p.m.                                              D & L Sanitations, Inc., Garbage ........... 393.00                  Locked money bag ............................... 25.00
was: Russell Wood, Earl Kalkwarf-Sanitarian/                      Custodian will move sidewalk snow, change                           Heather Schmitt as Deputy and Joan Havig
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Engebretson and seconded by                           Dugan’s Supermarket,                                               Peggy Doeden, Preschool Supplies ...... 192.37
Weed Commissioner and Larry Richtsmeier-                          light	bulbs,	change	furnace	filters	and	perform	                    as Part-Time Clerk in the Franklin County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jensen to purchase a wood lathe and band saw                        Groc./Food Supplies............................. 95.63           Cary	Griffith,	B-Ball	Official ...................... 85.00
Sheriff.     Discussion was held on banning                       other minor tasks in the Center.                                    Recorder’s	 office,	 effective	 from	 January	 1,	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ($1750) for the Industrial Tech Department. All                   Engel	Law	Office,	                                                 J. Galt Enterprises, Senior
weapons in county buildings and dispute                              Conference Room scheduling-Who will do                           2011 through December 31, 2014. All ayes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ayes. Motion carried.                                               Professional Service ........................... 100.00            Fundraiser – T-Shirts ....................... 1,138.65
settlement continued services.                                    the scheduling is yet to be determined, but                         motion carried.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jo Hafermann, representing the West Fork                        Forever Yours, Memorial Flowers ............ 51.00                 Mike	Kalvig,	B-Ball	Official....................... 85.00
   Motion by Nolte, seconded by Plagge,                           those County departments who use the facility                          Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Booster Club, was present to discuss if there                     Huber Supply Co.,                                                  Kephart Music Center,
authorizes the County Attorney and Judge                          will be expected to reset the room to its original                  approves	a	Certificate	of	Appointment	for	Brent	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          could be a policy put in place between the                          Industrial Tech Supplies...................... 151.83              Dorian Festival registration ................... 63.45
Carroll to look into what surrounding counties                    condition.                                                          Symens as Assistant County Attorney under
                                                                                                                                                                                                          school board and booster club on how to                           Iowa Division of Labor Services,                                   Kesslers Team Sports,
and district judges are doing in their county                        Moving-No set time has yet been determined.                      the direction of the Franklin County Attorney,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          purchase athletic uniforms. It was decided                          Boiler Inspection ................................. 100.00         V-Ball resale – shirts ........................... 298.00
facilities	 and	 investigate	 legislative	 fact	 finding	         It will depend on when the carpenters are totally                   effective from January 1, 2011 through
                                                                                                                                                                                                          to bring this to the West Fork School Board’s                     Iowa Association of School Boards,                                 Luther College,
to secure additional information on the topic of                  finished	with	their	work.                                           December 31, 2014. All ayes, motion carried.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          attention for future reference.                                     ISFLC Conference .............................. 275.00             Dorian Festival registration ................... 66.00
banning weapons in county buildings. All ayes,                       No action taken.                                                    Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jo Hafermann and Kacy Larson left the                           Iowa Communications Network,                                       Randy	Morris,	B-Ball	Official.................... 85.00
motion carried.                                                      Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                           approves the new HIPAA Policies Handbook,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          meeting at 6:35 p.m.                                                Network Services ............................... 141.89          Brian	Pearce,	B-Ball	Official .................... 65.00
   Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                         approves setting March 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM                          tabling Appendix #2 until a determination
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Early retirement plan was discussed.                            Interstate Motor Trucks, Inc.,                                     Marty	Pump,	B-Ball	Official...................... 65.00
tables the topic of banning juice-strip bars and                  as the date and time for a Public Hearing to                        can be made if the county is covered by that
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Miller and seconded by                                  Bus Repairs .......................................... 22.02     Shel-Shock Mobile DJ, DJ for Prom ...... 165.00
head shops in Franklin County to a future date.                   receive comments on the FY2011/2012 Budget                          legislation, based on the recommendation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Engebretson to approve Connie Stadtlander’s                       Iowa Falls Sewing Machine Co.,                                     Bev Bohach,
All ayes, motion carried.                                         of revenues and expenditures. All ayes. Motion                      Russell Wood-HIPAA Director. All ayes, motion
                                                                                                                                                                                                          early retirement application effective June 30,                     FCS Equipment .................................. 839.25            Accompanist winter concerts .............. 100.00
   Due to the dissolving of the North Iowa                        carried.                                                            carried.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          2011. All ayes. Motion carried.                                   Johnson Sanitary Products, Inc.,                                   Alan	Gielau,	B-Ball	Official ...................... 85.00
Dispute Settlement services as of January                            Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling                               The Board acknowledged a letter from Craig
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Tuttle and seconded by Amsbaugh                         Custodial Supplies .............................. 210.30         LuAnn Hejlik, Mileage,
1, 2011, the Board discussed the possibility                      approves Resolution 2011-02: Request for                            Eckhardt regarding banning weapons in County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          to approve the 403b Retirement Investors                          K and H Cooperative Oil,                                             lodging Natl. FFA Convention ............. 921.86
of Franklin County starting up a new County                       a sub-division waiver from Mike Paine and                           buildings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Agreement. All ayes. Motion carried.                                Gas/Diesel ....................................... 3,562.89      Kim	Kehe,	B-Ball	Official ......................... 85.00
department of dispute settlement. After brief                     C&A Farm, LLC on a division of land that was                           The Board acknowledged the Environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Principal’s report was given by Randy                           Max Tool, Industrial Tech Equipment ..... 149.97                   Koenen & Collins Chiropractic,
discussion, the Board thought is was not in                       erroneously divided causing a narrow parcel                         Health and Weed Commissioner Report for
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bushbaum:                                                         Menards – Mason City,                                                Wrestling – Body Composition ........... 105.00
the County’s best interest to be in the court                     of land and to rightfully correct the division, a                   November 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                •	 Second Semester begins tomorrow                            Industrial Tech/Maint./Bus Supply ...... 840.40                  Tim	Kuethe,	B-Ball	Official ....................... 85.00
business. The topic was dropped.                                  third parcel will have to be created, described                        The Board acknowledged the Sheriff’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1/18/11                                                  MidAmerican Energy, Electric/Gas ..... 7,588.16                    Stop-n-Shop, FFA – donuts ..................... 44.95
   At 12:00 PM a Homeland Security/                               as Parcel D. The real estate is located in the                      Quarterly Report from October through
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Item number 8, review facilities plan, was                      Mid-American Publishing Corporation,                               John	Comentina,	Wrestling	Official ......... 75.00
Emergency Operations Center meeting was                           SE ¼ and the SW ¼ of Section 36-93-20 and                           December 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          tabled until after the closed session.                               Publications ....................................... 464.00     4 Seasons Fund Raising,
held at Godfather’s Pizza.                                        will remain as tillable farmland.                                      The      Board     acknowledged       Manure
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Randy Bushbaum, Travis Fischer, and Shirley                     Tom Hovland Ent., Inc., Bus Supplies ... 145.66                      FFA Cand/Nut Sales ........................ 1,463.50
   The Board met with Larry Richtsmeier                              Resolution 2011-02 reads as follows:                             Management Plan Renewals for: 1) David J
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Madsen left the meeting at 7:15 p.m.                              On-Site Information Destruction Inc.,                              VISA Business Card,
regarding the Sheriff’s FY 11/12 Budget.                             A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF                                     Muth #59020, owner David J Muth Sr., sited
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Amsbaugh and seconded by                                Purchased Services ........................... 347.52              Wrestling cheerleader pillows, pins .... 202.18
   The Board went through FY11/12 Budgets                         SUPERVISORS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY                                      located 11736 Floyd Line St, Dougherty, Sec 5,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Engebretson to go into closed session at 7:20                     Petty Cash – Pam Carlson, Postage ....... 25.99                    Community Orchard,
of expenditures and revenues for all budgetary                    APPROVING A SUBDIVISION WAIVER                                      Bennezette Township, Butler County.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          p.m. per Code of Iowa 21.51C Discuss strategy                     Rochester 100 Inc., Elem. Supplies ........ 95.00                    FFA Cider Sales ................................. 456.50
departments.                                                         WHEREAS, Franklin County Subdivision                                Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          regarding litigation against school district.                     Rockwell Cooperative Telephone,                                    Dugan’s Supermarket,
   Motion by Eberling, seconded by Nolte,                         Ordinance 6.2 allows waivers to the                                 adjourns at 3:00 PM, until January 24, 2011. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ayes: Amsbaugh, Engebretson, Jensen, Miller,                        Telephone ........................................... 232.93       FFA milk machine – milk ..................... 207.30
approves the appointment of additional                            requirements set therein, and;                                      ayes. Motion carried.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Schlichting, Sukup, Tuttle. Nays: 0 Motion                        Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock CSD,                                     Brett	Greimann,	B-Ball	Official................. 65.00
individuals to the Franklin County Safety                            WHEREAS, Mike Paine and C & A Farms,                                Jerry L. Plagge, Chairman
                                                                                                                                                                                                          carried.                                                            Open Enrollment ............................. 4,326.00           Todd	Greimann,	B-Ball	Official ................ 65.00
Committee. Additional members are Amy                             LLC. has requested a sub-division waiver on                            ATTEST: _______________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Motion by Miller and seconded by                                Rockwell-Swaledale Community School,                               Minn Tex Citrus, FFA Fruit Sales ...... 17,331.88
Holmgaard, Robin McKee, Deb Jones and                             property located in Section 36, Ross Township.                         Michelle S. Giddings, Auditor & Clerk to
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Engebretson to go out of closed session at 7:55                     Open Enrollment ............................. 8,652.00           Pro-Tuff Decals, Spirit
Jason Gooder, all for unlimited terms. All ayes.                  To correct a division of land that was erroneously                  Board
                                                                                                                                                                                                          p.m. Ayes: Amsbaugh, Engebretson, Jensen,                         School Bus Sales Co., Bus Repairs ........ 72.98                     Bands – Football Resale .................... 378.00
Motion carried.                                                   divided causing a narrow parcel of land and to                      	 Published	 in	 The	 Sheffield	 Press	 on	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Miller, Schlichting, Sukup, Tuttle. Nays: 0                       School Specialty, Elem. Supplies .......... 168.75                 Total Bills .......................................... 24,004.64
   Motion by Nolte, seconded by Eberling,                         rightfully correct the division, a third parcel will                Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Motion carried.                                                   Sheffield	Tire	&	Auto,	                                            	 Published	in	The	Sheffield	Press	on	Thursday,	
appoints Dr. Keith Hansen as Franklin County                      have to be created, described as Parcel D. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Snow Removal ................................ 3,170.00           Jan. 27, 2011



      FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL                                      Dues .................................................150.00
                                                                                                                                                             PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                                                      FRANKLIN WELLNESS CENTER,                                              Repairs ...............................................34.00      Food Supplies ................................1451.64           VERIZON BUSINESS (DU), Utilities .......53.98
              QUARTERLY REPORT                                    CMI, INC., Department Supplies ...........182.43                       Contribution ....................................5000.00         KEYSURGICAL, Repairs.......................174.00                 PRESS GANEY ASSOCIATES,                                            VISA, Dept Supp/Utilities
 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010                                   COLLECTIONS SERVICE, Payroll .....3562.21                           FREESE, JODI, Service ........................570.00                KIWANIS CLUB OF HAMPTON, Dues....80.00                               Service .............................................768.00        /Service/Renovation/Education ......5690.97
21ST CENTURY REHAB, PC,                                           CONOVER, CATHY,                                                     FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS,                                            KLMJ - FM, Advertising .......................1280.00             PRICE, KIM, Reimburse ........................442.50               WALCOTT RX PRODUCTS INC,
   Professional Fees.........................85388.85                Department Supplies ..........................14.45                 Utilities ..............................................581.61   KOERNER-WHIPPLE,                                                  PRIMEX WIRELESS, INC,                                                 Department Supplies ..........................44.95
A-1 CAREERS, Professional Fees ....10992.20                       CONROY, JAMES A MD, Service........8990.00                          GARDNER & WHITE, Payroll..............1181.87                          Pharmacy Contract.......................28728.45                  Renovation .......................................437.69        WASTE MANAGEMENT, Utilities ..........167.59
ABBOTT LABORATORIES,                                              CONTAINMENT TECHNOLOGIES,                                           GBS CORP, Department Supplies ..........37.89                       KRUSE, VICTORIA V, Reimburse ...........60.00                     PROFESSIONAL OFFICE,                                               WEILAND, MADONNA, Reimburse ........60.00
   Department Supplies ........................953.87                 Renovation ..................................14875.00           GE HEALTHCARE,                                                      LAERDAL MEDICAL CORP,                                                Department Supplies ........................356.08              WELLMARK BC/BS OF IOWA,
ABBOTT NUTRITION,                                                 COOK MEDICAL INC,                                                      Department Supplies ......................4885.50                   Department Supplies ..................307150.88                PUTNAM RETIREMENT SERVICE,                                            Payroll ........................................159825.79
   Food Supplies ................................1254.91             Department Supplies ........................202.50               GERHARD, AUBREY,                                                    LANDAUER, INC.,                                                      Payroll ................................................50.00   WHISKERS 2 GALLERY,
ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL,                                           COUNSEL OFFICE & DOCUMENT,                                             Dues/Education/Reimburse..............314.68                        Department Supplies ..........................48.30            QUALITY MEDICAL SERVICES,                                             Department Supplies ..........................89.50
   Renovation .....................................2233.60           Service/Department Supplies .........1224.79                     GETINGE USA,                                                        LANDERS, DAPHNE,                                                     Medical Supplies ................................84.75          WHITFIELD & EDDY, PLC,
ACCESS, INCORPORATED, Service ...416.00                           CRAIGHTON, MICHELLE M,                                                 Department Supplies ........................677.55                  Department Supplies ..........................80.00            QWEST, Utilities ..................................3815.31            Renovation .....................................1082.00
ACOFP, Dues ..........................................75.00          Reimburse ..........................................60.00        GIDDINGS SIGNS, Advertising ...............83.46                    LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, Service ..33.00                           QWEST, Utilities ..................................1778.25         WIECK, TESS, Reimburse ......................64.00
ACOFP - IOWA CHAPTER, Dues ...........75.00                       CRAIGHTON, TAMMIE, Reimburse ......140.00                           GLADE, WILLARD, Rent ......................900.00                   LARSEN, AUDREY,                                                   R & B SOLUTIONS INC, Service ............23.11                     WIX WATER WORKS, Food Supplies.....63.00
ACUTE CARE INC, Service ..............62317.00                    CRAIGHTON, THOMAS, Reimburse ....390.00                             GODFATHER’S PIZZA,                                                     Department Supplies ..........................93.90            R C SYSTEMS, Repairs ........................178.86                WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY,
ADVANCED DOOR SYSTEMS,                                            CRESCENT ELECTRIC SUPPLY,                                              Department Supplies ........................202.60               LATIMER COMMUNITY, Advertising .......25.00                       R W SOUND, Repairs/Renovation ......4613.25                           Department Supplies ........................100.00
   Department Supplies ..........................75.00               Repairs/Renovation ........................1333.35               GRAINGER, Repairs/Renovation ........3589.74                        LATIMER, CITY OF, Utilities ..................102.32              RADIOLOGISTS OF NORTH IOWA,                                        WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS,
ADVANTAGE ADMINISTRATORS,                                         CRUZ, TRISTA, Service ........................250.00                GREEN CANOPY, INC, Renovation......439.68                           LEHMANS, Repairs .................................90.43              Professional Fees.............................800.00               Drugs/Pharmeceuticals ..................3067.22
   Payroll ..........................................28117.40     CULLIGAN IOWA FALLS,                                                GUERRERO, VERONICA, Service .........18.75                          LIFECYCLE SYSTEMS LLC,                                            RAINBOW FEED & GARDEN,                                             XYGENT, Service ................................7583.90
ADVANTAGE ADMINISTRATORS,                                            Department Supplies ........................235.75               HALVORSON TRANE, Repairs ...........2520.90                            Department Supplies ........................219.50                Repairs .............................................119.80     ZIMMER US INC,
   Payroll ..............................................254.00   CUSTOM MEDICAL,                                                     HAMPTON AREA CHAMBER, Dues ...1055.00                               LMA NORTH AMERICA INC,                                            REMINDER PRINTING, Advertising......166.95                            Department Supplies ..........................46.99
AIRGAS NORTH CENTRAL,                                                Department Supplies ........................155.09               HAMPTON HARDWARE INC,                                                  Department Supplies ..........................46.98            RESER, NANCY, Reimburse.....................3.00                   ZWIEFEL, KRISTI, Reimburse ................95.00
   Medical Supplies ............................5657.26           D & L SANITATION, Utilities ..................590.00                   Department Supp/Repairs ..............1044.15                    LOBBY SHOPPE, Payroll........................70.60                RESPIRONICS, Department Supplies ..222.48                          PATIENT REFUNDS,
ALCON LABORATORIES INC,                                           DANNEN, DARRELL, Education ...........275.00                        HAMPTON HEATING, Repairs ...........4575.44                         MADISON NATIONAL LIFE, Payroll....3323.41                         REW SERVICES CORP,                                                    Patient Refunds ............................67067.62
   Medical Supplies ............................5459.00           DAYMARK FOOD SAFETY,                                                HAMPTON HOME STORE,                                                 MALLINCKRODT INC,                                                    Renovation ...................................73338.00          TOTAL WARRANTS ......................2505566.59
ALERE NORTH AMERICA, INC, Department                                 Department Supplies ..........................91.38                 Department Supp/Renovation ........1144.88                          Department Supplies ........................566.38             RHINO GROUP INC,                                                   TOTAL PAYROLL ..........................1236324.42
Supplies ...............................................2064.38   DEAN SNYDER CONSTRUCTION,                                           HAMPTON, CITY OF, Utilities .............1356.00                    MARKETLAB INC,                                                       Department Supplies ......................4392.17               GRAND TOTAL .............................3741891.01
ALLIANT ENERGY, Utilities ...................179.22                   Renovation ................................112836.23            HAMPTON-DUMONT HIGH,                                                   Department Supp/Renovation ........2293.89                     SAMMONS PRESTON ROLYAN,                                            	 Published	 in	 The	 Sheffield	 Press	 on	
AM SAFETY & HEALTH INST,                                          DELTA DENTAL, Payroll ......................6896.47                    Advertising..........................................45.00       MARSHALL & SWIFT, Service ................25.76                      Department Supplies ........................686.88              Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
   Education .......................................1350.00       DENNIS, DAVID E., D.O.,                                             HANSEN, BRIAN J., D.O.,                                             MARTIN BROS DISTRIBUTING,                                         SANOFI PASTEUR INC,
AMERICAN ACADEMY FAMILY,                                             Reimburse ......................................1120.00             Dues/Reimburse...............................279.00                 Department/Food Supplies.............4045.45                      Drugs/Pharmeceuticals ..................5165.56
   Dues ...............................................1754.00    DICK’S ELECTRIC SERVICE, Repairs ...69.03                           HANSEN, KEITH L., D.O.,                                             MCI COMM SERV (DO), Utilities ..........739.02                    SHAFRATH, KRIS TRANSCRIPT,

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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF, Dues .........275.00                         DIETARY MANAGERS ASSOC, Dues ....50.00                                 Reimburse ........................................452.00         MCMASTER-CARR SUPPLY CO,                                             Service ...........................................7415.87
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOC, Dues .....40.00                           DIRECT SUPPLY,                                                      HARTFORD LIFE INS CO, Payroll......8619.96                             Renovation .......................................105.56       SHARED IMAGING, Service .............31350.00
AMERICAN MEDICAL PRODUCTS,                                           Department Supplies ......................3507.92                HAWKEYE FOODSERVICE,                                                MCVICKER, KAREN,                                                  SHARED MEDICAL SERVICES,
   Medical Supplies ................................56.33         DIRKSEN, TRACY, Reimburse ...............51.50                         Department/Food Supplies.............5290.65                        Department Supplies ........................120.51                Service ......................................... 11162.46
AMERICAN SOLUTIONS,                                               DOORS, INC., Renovation ....................399.00                  HCPRO, Dues .......................................173.00           MEDICAL PHYSICS, INC, Service ........657.00                      SHELL FLEET PLUS, Fuel ..................3006.23
   Department Supplies ........................509.96             DOUG BROWN & ASSOCIATES,                                            HEALTH CARE LOGISTICS,INC,                                          MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, Dept/                                         SHERIFF-FRANKLIN COUNTY,                                                 WEST FORK COMMUNITY SCHOOL
AMERISOURCE BERGEN DRUG,                                             Department Supplies ........................136.80                  Department Supplies ........................714.15                  Medical Supplies/Advertising .........5331.14                     Payroll ............................................2617.66                DISTRICT BOARD MINUTES
   Drugs/Pharmeceuticals ................72856.91                 DOWS, CITY OF, Utilities ........................54.00              HEALTHCARE FINANCE,                                                 MED-TECH RESOURCE INC,                                            SHERWIN-WILLIAMS,                                                   OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS – UNAPPROVED
AMERITAS LIFE INS CO, Payroll .......1000.88                      DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP,                                               Surgery Equipment Lease ..............3000.00                       Department Supplies ........................199.81                Department Supplies ........................ 111.95                             JANUARY 12, 2011
AMES ENVIRONMENTAL INC,                                              Food Supplies ..................................574.40           HEALTHFUSION, INC, Service ...........5310.86                       MENARDS, Repairs ................................58.09            SHIVE HATTERY, Renovation.............7332.05                           The West Fork Board of Education met for
   Renovation ...................................14389.50         DUMONT DEVELOPMENT, Rent ......1275.00                              HEALTHLAND, Service .....................72728.50                   MERCY HOME CARE, Service .............161.04                      SIEMENS BLDG TECHNOLOGIES,                                         its regular meeting at the AEA in Clear Lake,
ANDERSON, DIXIE, Rent/Service ......1505.76                       DUMONT IMPLEMENT CO, Repairs ....429.05                             HEALTHWORKS, Dues.........................100.00                    MERCY HOME THERAPY                                                    Renovation ......................................241.23        IA. Vice President Ingham called the meeting
AONE, Dues ..........................................220.00       DUMONT TELEPHONE CO, Utilities ....626.24                           HELMER, INC,                                                           SHOPPE, Service ..............................60.00            SIEMENS HEALTHCARE,                                                to order at 5:30 p.m. Board members present:
ASHP, Dues ...........................................299.00      DUMONT, CITY OF, Utilities ....................91.26                   Department Supplies ......................3866.00                MERCY MED CENTER-N IA,                                               Department Supplies ....................15738.05                Rob Heimbuch, Mary Schlichting, Mary Beth
ASSURANT, Payroll ............................4624.77             DY, RICHARD, Reimburse ........................3.00                 HEMOCUE INC,                                                           Service .........................................66024.92      SMILEMAKERS,                                                       Sukup, and Mary Ingham, absent, Jim Tuttle.
AUDITOR OF STATE, Service ..............850.00                    EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO,                                                 Department Supplies ........................179.00               MERCY MED CTR-N IA, Service ....289175.33                            Department Supplies ........................130.81              Also present were Superintendent Darrin Stike,
AUTOMATED SYSTEMS CO,                                                Food Supplies ..................................890.04           HENNING, STEVE, Service ..................352.00                    MERCY MEDICAL CENTER,                                             SOURCEONE HEALTHCARE,                                              West Fork Board Secretary Lacey Weier, R-S
   Repairs ...........................................1383.00     ECKHOFF, CHRISTI A., Reimburse ......305.00                         HENSLEY, TARA,                                                         Service .........................................12292.00         Department Supplies ......................4228.00               Board Secretary Linda Foell, SCMT Board
AUTOMATIC DOOR GROUP,                                             ECOLAB, Service ..................................115.41               Department Supp/Education ............177.40                     MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-,                                            SPECIALTY MEDICAL SYSTEMS,                                         Secretary Connie Stadtlander, and AEA
   Repairs/Renovation ..........................767.17            ECOLAB PEST, Service ........................897.54                 HOBART SALES & SERVICE,                                                Service .........................................41524.50         Department Supp/Service ..............1653.00                   facilitator Dr. Dean Meier.
AYERS, SHERYL, Reimburse .................11.00                   EIDE BAILLY, Service ........................39960.00                  Repairs .............................................527.80      MEYER TRUCK & ALIGNMENT,                                          STANLEY HEALTHCARE SOL,                                                 Sukup made a motion to approve the
BECKMAN COULTER INC,                                              ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING,                                             HOLOGIC, Department Supplies ........1937.10                           Repairs .............................................382.00       Department Supp/Repairs ..................64.00                 agenda as presented; seconded by Schilchting.
   Department Supplies ......................1597.91                 Utilities ..............................................228.95   HOSPIRA WORLDWIDE, INC,                                             MEYER, ROBIN, Department Supplies ...25.00                        STAPLES ADVANTAGE,                                                 Motion carried 4-0.
BEECHER GROUP,                                                    ELLSWORTH MUNICIPAL HOSP.,                                             Medical Supplies ............................3230.92             MID-AMERICA PUBLISHING,                                              Department Supp/Renovation ....104463.13                             Sukup made a motion to approve the
   Department Supplies ........................899.75                Service ...........................................2078.18       HOVLAND, TOM ENTERPRISES,                                              Department Supp/Advertising ........3129.52                    STEPHENS COMMUNICATION,                                            minutes from the December 13 meeting with
BELMOND MEDICAL CENTER,                                           EMERGENCY VEHICLE SALES,                                               Repairs .............................................116.38      MIDAMERICAN ENERGY, Utilities....44051.98                            Renovation ...................................25841.50          the following corrections: Change the wording
   Education .........................................200.00         Repairs .............................................176.75      HYGIENIC LABORATORY-A/R,                                            MIDWEST CRYOGENICS, INC.,                                         STERICYCLE INC, Utilities ...................518.46                to read board packets be sent out earlier for
BERRY, STEVE, Service .........................50.00              ENTERPRISE BILLING, Service .........6000.00                           Department Supplies ........................305.94                  Service .............................................220.50    STRYKER SALES CORP,                                                review prior to the meetings; and change the
BIOMET BRACING, Medical Supplies ..115.07                         EPCO LTD, INC, Repairs ........................72.00                IA COLLEGE STUDENT AID,                                             MID-WEST ROOFING COMPANY,                                            Department Supplies ......................3607.26               second motion to read seconded by Sukup.
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES,                                             EZ PHARMACY RETURNS,                                                   Payroll ............................................1548.13         Renovation .......................................472.25       SUPERIOR WELDING SUPPLY,                                           Motion carried 4-0.
   Department Supplies ......................3152.00                 Department Supplies ........................619.73               IA DEPT INSPECTION/APPEAL,                                          MILLER’S ALIGNMENT, Repairs.............22.00                        Repairs .............................................136.50          Supt. Strike reported to the board that
BLACK ROCK COLLEGE, Payroll ........150.00                        FAREWAY FOOD STORES,                                                   Dues .................................................500.00     MN IOWA ELEC MOTORS, Repairs .....107.00                          SYSCO FOOD SERVICES,                                               they are working on setting up meetings for
BLACKHAWK AUTOMATIC, Repairs ....710.00                              Department/Food Supplies.............3091.44                     IA DEPT PUBLIC HEALTH, Service ....1001.00                          MOBILE RADIOLOGY,                                                    Department/Food Supplies...........36596.88                     the Master Contract with Terri Anderson and
BLOOD CENTER OF CENTRAL,                                          FARMERS COOPERATIVE, Utilities .....624.02                          IAHSA, Dues .......................................2572.05             Professional Fees.........................22495.00             SYSTEM SERVICES LC,                                                Anne Meester. He handed out information
   Service ...........................................9255.00     FEDEX, Service.......................................77.30          IES-COMMERCIAL, INC,                                                MULFORD, THERESA,                                                    Repairs/Renovation ..........................680.00             regarding decreasing enrollment trends, and
BLUE ENDO, Department Supplies ........79.60                      FIALA OFFICE PRODUCTS,LTD,                                             Renovation .....................................3802.00             Department Supplies ..........................22.00            TAYLOR INDUSTRIES, Repairs .........1905.92                        conference trends on insurance packages. The
BOCHMANN, COURTNEY,                                                  Department/Medcial Supplies ..........788.20                     INGENIX, Dues .....................................590.67           MURPHY, ERIN R, Reimburse ..............120.00                    TEAM SERVICES, INC, Renovation .....102.50                         board discussed an insurance package for the
   Dues/Reimburse...............................289.00            FIRE SERVICE TRAINING,                                              INTERSTATE ALL,                                                     NALCO COMPANY,                                                    TEK AMBULANCE, Service ..................400.00                    support staff. After a lengthy discussion it was
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP,                                              Education .........................................150.00           Department Supplies ........................286.03                  Department Supplies ......................3896.65              THERAPEUTIC ADVANTAGE PLC,                                         tabled to a later date.
   Department Supplies ......................2206.00              FIRST NATIONAL BANK,                                                IOWA BRD OF PHARMACY, Dues .......150.00                            NETWORK SERVICES COMPANY,                                            Professional Fees.........................15703.00              	 The	board	discussed	the	official	Newspaper	
BOUND TREE MEDICAL LLC,                                              Department Supplies ..........................25.00              IOWA DEPARTMENT OF,                                                    Department Supp/Renovation .......9191.14                      TIMES CITIZEN, Department                                          to be used for board publications. Sukup
   Department Supplies ........................143.40             FIRST NATIONAL BANK-I,                                                 Reimburse ......................................1216.00          NIACC, Education ...............................2349.00              Supp/Advertising ..............................987.20           motioned	 to	 designate	 the	 Sheffield	 Press	
BRIGGS CORPORATION,                                                  Deposit .......................................285000.00         IOWA DIV LABOR SERVICE, Repairs ....25.00                           NORA’S, Education ...............................116.60           TRABUE COMPANY, Repairs .............5935.46                       and	 Pioneer	 Enterprise	 to	 be	 the	 Official	
   Department Supplies ........................537.26             FIRST NATIONAL BANK-PR,                                             IOWA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, Dues/                                    NORTH IOWA EYE CLINIC,                                            TRACO MEDICAL INC,                                                 Newspapers of the West Fork School District
BROWNELL, TA ANESTHESIA,                                             Payroll ...................................... 1011149.93           Education/Dept Supp/Service ......19389.09                          Medical Supplies ..............................157.50             Department Supplies ........................213.71              from January 1, 2011 thru June 30, 2011,
   Professional Fees.........................26666.00             FISHER HEALTHCARE,                                                  IOWA NOTARY SUPPLY,                                                 NORTH IOWA MEDIA GROUP,                                           TREANOR, CARY, Department                                          seconded by Heimbuch. Motion carried 4-0.
BURMESTER, CHRISTY, Reimburse ...245.00                              Department Supplies ..........................86.49                 Department Supplies ..........................22.85                 Advertising..........................................38.60        Supp/Reimburse.................................18.14                 Superintendent’s report was given by Mr.
BUTCH GRUELKE AUTO BODY,                                          FISTLER, SHARON, Reimburse .............67.85                       IOWA PHARMACY ASSOCIATION,                                          NUCLEAR SONICS, Service...............9467.00                     TRI-ANIM HEALTH SERVICES,                                          Strike:
   Repairs ...............................................12.05   FLETCHER FLORA INC,                                                    Dues .................................................275.00     NUEHRING’S LAWN & TREE,                                              Department/Medcial Supplies ..........485.62                      1. He will be attending a session in Ankeny
BVK DIRECT, Advertising ......................838.12                 Department Supplies ....................10225.00                 IOWA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT,                                              Service .............................................133.75    T’S UPHOLSTERY, Renovation ..........2038.00                                with other Superintendents and Legal
BYRNE MEDICAL INC,                                                FMC-HAMPTON PETTY CASH,                                                Dues .................................................300.00     NURSE FINDERS,                                                    UNITED BANK & TRUST CO.,                                                    Government	 Officials	 on	 February	 2nd
   Department Supplies ........................365.65                Petty Cash ............................................8.06      IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES,                                                Professional Fees.........................23106.75                Deposit .........................................43219.45                and 3rd.
CARDINAL HEALTH,                                                  FOLLETT CORPORATION, Repairs .....199.04                               Renovation .......................................152.60         OHIO MEDICAL CORP, Repairs ...........364.60                      UNITED HEARTLAND, Payroll .............113.05                        2. Eric Burt is resigning as West Fork Head
   Department/Medical Supplies ......29361.62                     FOUR SEASONS SERVICE,                                               IOWA RIVER RIDERS, Advertising .........35.00                       ON-SITE INFORMATION, Utilities ........440.00                     UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL SERV,                                                    Football Coach.
CAREFUSION SOLUTIONS,                                                Service ...........................................1035.00       IOWA TELECOM, Utilities .....................588.38                 ORIGIN FALLS, INC, Repairs ...............145.92                     Service .........................................33026.00         3. Lawsuit pending for MT Building
   Equipment Lease ...........................8391.00             FRANKLIN COUNTY ARTS,                                               ISTOP DESIGN SERVICES,                                              PAMIDA, Department Supplies .............166.92                   UPS, Service .........................................861.39         4. Budget writing session February 11th in
CARSTENS, Renovation .....................1078.01                    Advertising......................................1000.00            Advertising..........................................35.00       PARK NICOLLET INSTITUTE,                                          URIBE, RAQUEL, Service .....................108.75                          Sheffield
CDW GOVERNMENT, INC,                                              FRANKLIN COUNTY LUMBER,                                             JENSEN, CONNIE,                                                        Department Supplies ..........................51.95            US CELLULAR, Utilities ........................259.22                5. New band uniforms, information will be
   Service/Department Supplies .......14059.82                       Repairs .............................................218.08         Department Supplies ..........................38.73              PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES OF,                                          US SURGICAL, Medical Supplies .........342.35                               presented at next meeting by Casey
CENTURION MEDICAL PROD,                                           FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL,                                          JOHNSON & JOHNSON HLTHCR,                                              Professional Fees...........................2100.00            VAXSERVE INC,                                                               Grove
   Department/Medical Supplies ........1031.87                       Payroll ............................................2553.29         Medical Supplies ..................................0.01          PHYSIO-CONTROL, INC,                                                 Department Supplies ......................5644.56                             Schlicting made a motion to
CHIPP, JEANENE, Reimburse ..............185.00                    RODRIGUEZ, ALICIA, Service ..............139.84                     KCI USA, Medical Supplies .................3910.85                     Repairs/Medical Supplies .................366.94               VENDING AMERICAS,                                                  adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.; seconded by
CLASSIC CUSTOM WOOD,                                              FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER,                                            KEITH’S AUTO & TRUCK, Repairs .......125.61                         PITNEY BOWES INC, Service ..............468.00                       Food Supplies ..................................296.10          Heimbuch. Motion carried 4-0.
   Department Supplies ........................150.00                Payroll ..............................................665.00     KERMA MEDICAL PRODUCTS,                                             PITNEY BOWES PURCHASE,                                            VERATHON INC,                                                           Jim Tuttle, Board President
CLEAR PRINT INC,                                                  CAVAZOS, FLOR, Service ......................33.75                     Department Supplies ........................576.08                  Postage ..........................................2000.00         Department Supplies ....................15545.16                     Lacey Weier, Board Secretary
   Department Supplies ......................2928.00              FRANKLIN PRAIRIE APARTS,                                            KESSEL, JUDY, Service..........................76.00                PORTER, LYNNE, Service ..................5540.68                  VERIZON BUSINESS (L), Utilities ........513.67                     Published	in	The	Sheffield	Press	on	Thursday,	
CLIA LABORATORY PROGRAM,                                             Repairs .............................................470.11      KEYSTONE LABORATORIES INC,                                          PRAIRIE FARMS DAIRY,                                              VERIZON BUSINESS (DU), Utilities .....412.12                       Jan. 27, 2011
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           Letters to the Editor                                                                 Letters Home
                                                                                                 State Senator Merlin Bartz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sheffield Press,       Sheffield, IA

W. F. Booster Clubs Respond                                                                      Sixth District
                                                                                                 Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Winnebago and Worth Counties
                                                                                                 515-281-3371 • merlin.bartz@legis.state.ia.us

To Claims of Conflict                                                         Greetings from the Iowa Senate,             class the same relative break,
Dear Editor:                           to purchase new uniforms again.
                                                                                 With many conversations                  regardless of the amount by
  An article in the Jan. 19 Pioneer    We want to make sure there is
                                                                              taking place in coffee shops                which they grew individually. If
Enterprise, written by Travis          a rotation schedule in place for
                                                                              regarding farmland sales prices,            the taxable values were to grow
Fischer, stated there is a conflict    uniform replacement. The school
                                                                              and home mortgage issues,                   by 3%, the rollback percentage
between the Football Backers           board is very supportive of both
                                                                              I thought perhaps in a quiet                would have still been 100%.
and the Booster Club. There are        clubs activities. The intent and
                                                                              legislative week it would be                   Residential and agricultural              On Wednesday, the House                    State spending.
no issues at all.                      purpose of both clubs is to work
                                                                              appropriate to visit with you               property is further limited.              debated our first bill of the year,              The bill also provides $25
  The purpose of going to the          with the school, each other, and
                                                                              about a subject matter that affects         Increases in the assessment of            the Taxpayers First Act. I have               million to support the un-
SCMT school board meeting              the students, to make all our
                                                                              us all in one way or another                residential    and      agricultural      been meeting with citizens in                 funded state commitment to
was to clarify how to handle           athletic programs the best they
                                                                              – property taxes and the term               property are tied together. The           North Iowa and from across                    remove Iowans from wait lists
future uniform purchases. When         can be. Go Warhawks!
                                                                              “property tax rollback”.                    annual increase in each class of          the state who have shared                     for mental health services – a
R-S and SCMT began the whole             Carla Berding, Warhawk Football
                                                                                 There is a direct correlation            property is limited to the smaller        their concerns about increased                core responsibility the state
grade sharing process all new          Backer President
                                                                              between        profitability      and       of the two increases in either            government spending, bloated                  must deliver to Iowans in need
uniforms were purchased. We              Jo Haferman, Warhawk Booster
                                                                              creating jobs and one of the                class of property. This was the           budgets and overall growth of                 of service. It was reassuring that
just want to have a policy in          Club President
                                                                              largest expenses that most                  situation primarily from the mid          government. This bill will reduce             Republicans and Democrats
place for when the time comes
                                                                              businesses       have--commercial           1980’s until about 2005. This             out of control spending and find              were able to work together on
                             News from...                                     property tax. One solution                  means that, if one of these classes       efficiencies in state government.             this first bill to find even deeper
                                                                              suggested to address problems               has less than 4% growth for a             Most importantly, it will realign             savings in particular areas.
                                                                              with commercial property taxes              year, the other class was limited         state spending with revenues,                    The bill will now head to the
                                                                              is to adjust the property tax               to the same percent of growth             making sure government is not                 Senate for their consideration.
                                                                              rollback. So what exactly is the            (i.e. if agricultural property            spending more than it’s taking                Hopefully they are also as
                                                                              rollback?                                   grows 1% and residential grows            in.                                           committed to protecting Iowa
                                                                                 The property tax rollback                3%, residential valuation would              It is important to remember                taxpayers as House Republicans.
                                                                              began in the late 1970’s to help            be “rolled back” to 1% growth.            the position we are beginning                    This week I was also
                                                                              cushion the impact of high                  This would result in an increase          from. The last four budgets                   encouraged to see Gov. Branstad
                                                                              inflation. Basically, the rollback          of only 1% for each of the two            passed were the four largest in               sign onto the lawsuit against the
                                                                              is a figure taxing jurisdictions            classes of property.) The tie was         the State’s history, nearly $500              federal government regarding
                                 Sheffield, IA                                use to determine what portion of            created to ensure one class of            million in property tax increases             the federal health care reform
                            By: Ned Bohach                                    the total value of property can be          property tax values would not             were passed along to property                 bill.
                                                                              used for taxing purposes.                   outpace the other resulting in            owners, the State borrowed $800                  This is an area where House
   The first tournament of the         stupid plays, some hollering,             • For example, if the                    a property tax shift. Currently,          million and we face a $700 million            Republicans led last year with
season got under way last week.        silence and grim moments               residential rollback was 48%                there is no tie with commercial           spending gap in the upcoming                  the Health Care Freedom Act.
It was per usual, dog eat dog,         during the contest. In the end         and your home had an assessed               property.                                 budget.                                       The Health Care Freedom Act
and man versus beast. The dog/         the winners were presented their       value of $100,000, you would pay               For a long time residential               It is long overdue that we take            would protect Iowans’ freedom
dog part reflects on the barking       prize in the closing ceremonies        property taxes based on $48,000             taxable values were being                 a serious look at the priorities              to choose the health care
at opponents as they leave you in      where the winners, Slag/Nellie         of the home’s value.                        lowered due to the tie with               of state government. It’s always              coverage they want. Iowans’
the dust. The man/beast is due         had to sing…”How Great Thou               How       is     the      rollback       agricultural             valuations.      difficult to cut a program, but we            know best how to deal with their
to the fact that we are all men        Art.” Vonce again volks, ve vas        determined? Property in Iowa is             Recently, however, that trend             must stop using one-time money                health care coverage, not the
(questionable?) and all beasts         at it in anudder tournahmint.          divided into classes based upon             has been reversed. The value              for ongoing expenses. This is                 federal government. This health
in our own way. Right in there,        Ron Symens and Roger Madsen            use. The classes of property                of agricultural and residential           something Iowans do at home                   care freedom is something we
we all love whopping up on             took top honors with 933 points.       are residential, commercial,                taxable values has grown greater          with their family checkbook, and              will continue our commitment to
each other, gloating a tad, well       They only cheated once, to our         agricultural, industrial, and               than 4%. It is predicted in the           it’s something government must                as we move through the session.
a lot, and watching the pain and       knowledge. Oh not really they          utility. For the agricultural,              upcoming future, agricultural             do as well.                                   There are two bills to address this
agony as we conquer. Ronnie            are waaaaay to honest for that…        residential, commercial and                 and residential property will                With this bill passed, we will             issue that have been submitted in
(well water man) Symens ran            tee-hee. Willie Dah Rust teamed        industrial classes, the taxable             both continue to grow by the              save Iowa taxpayers over a half               the House.
away with the $5,000 prize and         with ol Dalleeee Slagleeeee for        valuation of each class is limited          allowed 4%. This means that,              a billion dollars. In addition, it               Other bills are beginning to
even showed signs of sympathy          second place with 920 points.          to 4% annual statewide growth               taxable value growth in the next          sets aside $327 million in tax                work their way through the
toward the rest of us. Oh I’m          They were steady but lacked            from valuation. This means                  few years will far exceed that of         relief. Those funds will be placed            process – being filed by newly-
joshing you, he loved every last       skill.                                 that even if a class grows 20%              the past few years.                       in a new Taxpayer Relief Fund                 elected representatives, being
minute of his championship as             Ol Trapper Bill Nolte drafted       statewide, the value is to be                  Over the last several years,           that captures one-time unspent                reviewed by subcommittees,
he popped the buttons on his           Cliffeee Cameronski and their          “rolled back” by a fixed amount             opponents of the rollback have            dollars.                                      and will soon be heard by House
John Deere shirt. If you believe       antics, shrewdlessness and inept       to simulate 4% growth.                      claimed it has been a burden,                What is so exciting about the              committees before making their
it was $5,000 I can take you for       playing scored those 899 points           • For example, the rollback for          while proponents have claimed             creation of this fund is that it              way to the floor. If there is a
a one horse open sleigh ride in        good for third place. Then there       commercial property has seen                that it has benefit to the taxpayer.      recognizes that if the State takes            particular issue that you wish to
Saudi Arabia next week. Day            always had to be a last place          slight fluctuations over time, but          Whether burden or a benefit, all          too much, that money actually                 see taken up, please contact me
two tournament found Dallas            team, well Tom Severe and I were       for the most part it has remained           must admit that it is complicated.        belongs to the taxpayers and                  at     linda.upmeyer@legis.state.
(slick Willie) Slagle and Gary         gracious enough to let those           at or near 100% - or no rollback. If        My hope is that given recent              should not be used to increase                ia.us or (515) 281-4618.
(slicker Willie) Nelson taking the     unsavory characters win while          commercial taxable values were              attention to this issue, the Iowa
top honors and enough money            we finished with honor, dignity        to grow by 6.0%, the rollback               legislative can find a solution to
to now buy Bill Gates out. The         and stinkin last place! We’re          would adjust or limit growth to             our uncompetitive commercial
contest was tightly contested as       not bitter but oh cheez it hurts       4% and the 2% difference would              property tax rates, and that will             Smiles...
Cliff (slickless Willie) Cameron       folks. We kinda sat there like         produce a commercial rollback               in turn stimulate positive growth
and Ned (just sick Willie) Bohach      an envelope with no address or         of 98% (valuation x .98). That              of our small business economy.                    Change Attitudes
were right on their heels. They        stamp on it. One of our foes said      adjustment would work to give                  Until next week…..
kicked up so much dust we              we must have eaten stupid for          every taxpayer within that given               merlin.bartz@legis.iowa.gov
couldn’t see their tail lights, thus   breakfast and if memory serves                                                                                                   Free Initial Examination
we finished second. We played
with two to a team and kept total
                                       me correctly it was Rog Birdsall,
                                       nah he’s too nice, must have                       Just Talkin’... By J.Z.
points. The final scores were…         been Cliff, Ron, Bill, Willie, Rog,
Nellie/Slager      796,    Neddy/      oh well who cares, all in a day’s
Cliffy 782, Rogy Madsen/Willie         work!
Rusty 766, Marvy-Billy N/Rogy             A Redneck passed away and
(cement dust) Birdsy 758, and of       left all his money to his widow           One more week of winter is               may think I’m a little slow . . .
course last but least, we mustn’t      BUT she can’t have it until she’s      behind us! Been busy . . . get              but now I actually look forward
forget them all together…Tommy         14! Okay self get yourself outta                                                                                                         Ask about our NO INTEREST payment plans!
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da Severy/Bobbeee Cochramy             here before you put all those          another is right behind it. A               do the rest of the week (with the                655 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401 • 641-424-3375
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by anybody. Oh there were some         now it is vamoose…adios...And          machines giving me fits. Always
antics that left one shaking one’s     so loooooong. Bazinga.                 a plus! I did have a minor
head, some stupid and more                                                    computer problem Monday a.m.
                                                                              but a friend got me out of trouble,
Franklin Extension Offers                                                     again! I really don’t think it was
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                                                                              me that goofed up. Couldn’t be.
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older family member or friend?         and evaluated through a grant
If so, you are not alone. Over         from the U.S. Administration on        . just not always. I’ve already got                           yfmdir@zionstjohn.org                              FIRST GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
50 million family caregivers in        Aging. Local supporters include:       enough calluses on my . . . from                Sunday, Jan. 30                                                            Pastor Ken Livingston
America provide a vast array of        Franklin      General     Hospital     throughout the years!                             9 a.m. Worship Led by Praise Team                                           Phone 892-4421
emotional, financial, nursing,         Auxiliary and Franklin County             Home . . . this was the week                   10:15 a.m. Sunday School                                 Sunday, Jan. 30
social, homemaking and other           Extension.                             end to clean the adobe. For                              Sub Sales End                                       9:15 a.m. Prayer Time
services on a daily or on an             Classes consist of six, 2 ½          whom I’m not sure! Me, I guess.                 Tuesday, Feb. 1                                              9:30 a.m. Sunday School
intermittent basis.                    hour sessions held once a week.        Did it Thursday night instead of                  6:30 a.m. Bible Study                                      10:30 a.m. Worship
  Powerful Tools for Caregivers        Two experienced leaders, Jane          the week end. Friday night to a
                                                                                                                                8 p.m. AA & Alanon                                       Wednesday, Feb. 2
is an educational series designed      Schmitt and Frances Hoffman,           visitation for a friend. Saturday
                                                                              up early and went to Altoona to                 Wednesday, Feb. 2                                            6:30 p.m. AWANA Clubs
to provide tools you need to           will     conduct     each    class.                                                      9 a.m. Quilting
take care of yourself. If you take     Interactive lessons, discussions       see what was new. Lidia is doing
                                                                              more running that walking!                        5:15 p.m. Confirmation                                        WEST FORK METHODIST CHURCH
good care of yourself, you will        and brainstorming help you take
be better prepared to take good        the “tools” you choose and put         But her feet don’t keep up with                   6 p.m. Bell Choir                                                     Pastor Janet Rieckhoff-Faris
care of your loved one. As a           them into action for your life.        the rest of her! Which in turn                    7 p.m. Choir                                             Sunday, Jan. 30
participant you will learn how           Sessions      are     scheduled      causes bumps on her noggin’!                      8 p.m. Praise Team                                         9:30 a.m. West Fork Worship
to: reduce stress, improve self-       every Thursday for six weeks           She got a big goose egg Sunday
confidence, better communicate         beginning Feb. 10. Classes will        when she fell into the gate that                         ZION REFORMED CHURCH                                         BENNEZETTE WESLEYAN
your feelings, balance your life,      be held at the Franklin County         keeps her from heading for the                                  Phone 641-579-6186                                          Pastor Tim McGuire
increase ability to make tough         Extension office from 1:00 to          basement. Her latest is to get                  Sunday, Jan. 30                                                            Phone 641-8894-3365
decisions and locate helpful           3:30 p.m. There is a registration      in the drawer under the oven
                                                                                                                                9:15 a.m. Worship                                        Sunday, Jan. 30
resources.                             fee for the program and space is       and take out the pots and pans
                                                                              . . . and a wooden spoon. A BIG                   10:45 a.m. Sunday School                                   10 a.m. Fellowship
  Iowa       State      University     limited. For more information or                                                         11:15 a.m. Jr. Choir
                                                                              wooden spoon that makes lots of                                                                              10:30 a.m. Morning Worship
Extension       is     sponsoring      to register, contact the Extension
                                                                              noise! She also loves to get in the               * Children’s Choir                                         7 p.m. Community Bible Study
Powerful Tools for Caregivers          office at 641-456-4811 or Jane
in Hampton beginning on Feb.           Schmitt at 641-456-3037.               garbage! Her being mobile has                     * Assessment Offering
                                                                              changed a lot of things! Home                   Tuesday, Feb. 1                                          I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst
                                                                              rather early Saturday afternoon                   9 a.m. Sewing Group                                    of the congregation I will praise you
                                                                              so I could go to the ballgames

   Thank you for
                                                                                                                              Thursday, Feb. 3                                                                                          Psalm 22:22
                                                                              in Rockwell. If you haven’t . .                   9 a.m. Bulletin Deadline
                                                                              . you should make an effort to
                                                                              see our boys and girls play. Lots                       DOUGHERTY ST. PATRICK’S
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                                                                              of fun! Sunday afternoon I took                                                                                     through the courtesy of
                                                                                                                                            The Rev. James Dubert

  supporting our
                                                                              pictures at the Scout Pinewood
                                                                              Derby. Then to Mason City to                       Please refer to bulletin for weekly activities.
                                                                              pick up a few things and get                    Sunday Mass, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                              some supper. Home and parked
                                                                              it front of the tube. When I was                       ROCKWELL SACRED HEART


    advertisers!                                                              working for myself for so many
                                                                              years I always looked forward
                                                                              to having some time off (which
                                                                              rarely happened!). I know you
                                                                                                                                            The Rev. James Dubert
                                                                                                                                 Please refer to bulletin for weekly activities.
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West Fork Girls tops                                        West Fork Boys too                                                                                                                     Sheffield Press,      Sheffield, IA
Hampton-Dumont                                              Much for Bulldogs
By Randy Kline                                              By Randy Kline                                                 W. F. and H.-D. Team-Up To Fight Cancer
    The West Fork Warhawks handed the Bulldogs                  The West Fork Warhawks survived a third                By Travis Fischer
a 58-39 loss in Rockwell Saturday in the second year        quarter run by the Bulldogs, went on a run of their           Boys and girls teams from
of an annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball.          own in the fourth, and stayed unbeaten with a 63-          freshmen to varsity collided
    Caitlyn Hanig had a big afternoon. The junior           47 victory.                                                in Rockwell for an all-day
poured in 21 points on 8-17 shooting. Hanig was 5-5         	 The	 final	 game	 of	 the	 busy	 day	 of	 basketball	    basketball event. The students of
from the line, had nine rebounds, and was credited          capped off the second Coaches vs. Cancer event by          West Fork and H-D weren’t just
with six steals. Shelby Ward scored ten points and          the two schools.                                           competing on the court though.
led	 the	 Warhawks	 with	 five	 assists.	 Ward	 was	 2-4	       UNI bound Seth Tuttle dominated the scorebook             “This year we decided to make
from behind the three-point line.                           in the Warhawk win. Tuttle posted a double double          it a competition between the two
    Maci Robeoltman was a force on the boards               with 31 points and 14 rebounds. Tuttle was 12-             schools to see who could raise
with ten rebounds to her credit. Robeoltman added           18	 from	 the	 field	 including	 3-4	 from	 three-point	   the most money,” said Heather
seven points in the win.                                    distance. From the line Tuttle was 4-5.                    Holm, who organized the cancer
    “I was really pleased with how our girls showed             Tyler Larsen and Jace Winfrey trailed Tuttle with      research fundraiser.
up to play,” said Coach Doug Sheriff. “We missed            10 and 9 points respectfully. Larsen nailed a three-       	 While	 the	 first	 fundraiser	
some shots early, but I was pleased with the effort.        point shot at the end of the third quarter to put          just sold t-shirt, this year the
This group works hard and they put out a great              the Warhawks up by eight after H-D had closed to           Coaches vs. Cancer team stepped
effort every night.”                                        within four during the quarter. “I thought that shot       things up. Since January 4, the
    Double digit turnovers and early foul trouble           by Larsen was big,” said Coach Jordan Nelson. “We          fundraiser has sold t-shirts,
spelled trouble for the Bulldogs in the Franklin            didn’t play really well early, but the boys got back       pink pom-poms, shoelaces, and
County matchup. H-D committed 23 turnovers to               on track. We played a good team from a really good         bracelets all for the cause.
14 by the Warhawks. Turnovers lead to less shots            conference. It’s good to get that kind of a team to           Donations have been collected       Coach Jordan Nelson congratulates Coach Dave Sheriff on a
and West Fork attempted 13 more shots than H-D.             play.”                                                     from the students as well, and       successful fundraiser.
    Taryn Barz led the Bulldogs with ten points,                For the Bulldogs, Tanner Brolsma had the hot           not just at the high school level.   people to sign up on teams. This       raised $2,213.55 for the American
but spent a lot of time on the bench with early foul        hand.	Brolsma	finished	with	16	points	to	pace	H-D.	           “The [Rockwell] elementary        year’s Relay for Life will be held     Cancer Society in his name.
trouble. Barz had eight rebounds for H-D.                   The junior guard was 3-5 from behind the arc, had          & middle school kids brought         on July 22-23 in Hampton and              “It’s not about one single
    Carly Hanson and Rachel Miller had seven                three assists, three steals, and four rebounds.            change in and came up with           will include not just a run, but       person,” said Sheriff. “It’s
points each in the loss. Miller had seven rebounds          	 Slater	 Johansen	 finished	 with	 13	 points.	 The	      about $400,” said Holm.              will see the return of Relay’s Got     about the big picture and the
and was 3-4 from the line. Hanson led H-D with              senior was good for three deep balls and had six              During the games a silent         Talent.                                community rallying around
three steals.                                               assists.                                                   auction was also held, featuring       Of all the money raised during       to	 fight	 something	 as	 awful	 as	
    Haylee Hansen grabbed eight rebounds for the                H-D had six fewer turnovers than the Warhawks          signed basketballs from Iowa,        the day, none of it was more           cancer.”
Bulldogs and added six points on 2-2 shooting from          but	 couldn’t	 match	 West	 Fork’s	 fifty	 percent	        ISU, and UNI’s basketball teams.     heartfelt than a special donation         West Fork won the day both on
the	field	and	the	line.                                     shooting.                                                     Coaches vs. Cancer wasn’t the     raised by the West Fork girls          and off the court, receiving the
    Coach Chad Johnson saw room for improvement                                  West Fork 63,                         only fundraiser for a good cause     basketball team.                       pink basketball traveling trophy
in the Bulldog game. “We didn’t come out with the                           Hampton-Dumont 47                          in Rockwell though. The 2011           In honor of their coach, cancer      to hang on to until next year’s
same energy as we did in the last two games, against            WF (13-0 7-0) - Seth Tuttle 12-18 4-5 31, Tyler        Franklin County Relay For Life       survivor Doug Sheriff, the girls       contest.
a good team you can’t do that,” said Johnson. “We           Larson 4-10 0-0 10, Jace Winfrey 4-9 1-1 9, Payton         fundraiser kicked off, inviting
gave up too many offensive rebounds and got                 Plagge 3-5 1-1 7, Hunter Clausen 1-5 0-1 2, Jordan
outworked.”
                     West Fork 58,
                                                            Hubka 1-1 0-0 2, Zane Ruger 1-1 0-0 2. TOTALS 26-
                                                            52 6-8 63.
                                                                                                                       Free throws lead       Warhawks Boy
                Hampton-Dumont 39
    WF (12-2 7-1)- Caitlyn Hanig 8-17 5-5 21, Shelby
                                                                H-D (4-9 4-7) – Brolsma 6-12 1-2 16, Johansen
                                                            5-16 0-0 13, Butson 4-8 0-0 8, Anderson 2-4 0-0 5,
                                                                                                                       Girls Past C.S., 50-38 Destroy C. S., 82-42
                                                                                                                          The West Fork girls’ basketball team used a quick        Despite a sluggish second quarter, the West Fork
Ward 4-8 0-1 10, Maci Robeoltman 3-5 1-1 7, Nicloe          Everman 1-5 1-2 3, J.Benning 1-3 0-0 2. TOTALS 19-
                                                                                                                       start and good free throwing to power them past          boys’ basketball team continued to keep rolling
Schultz 3-8 0-0 6, Lisa Jorgensen 2-4 0-0 5, Bayley         51 2-4 47.
                                                                                                                       Central	Springs	in	Sheffield	on	Jan.	18.                 with an easy 82-42 win over Central Springs on
Fleshner 1-4 2-4 4, Sarah Weiland 1-3 0-2 3, Emily          H-D      8 12 18 9 - 47
                                                                                                                          The Warhawks took an early 12-0 lead and              Tuesday	evening	in	Sheffield.
Deardeuff 1-1 0-1 2. TOTALS 23-51 8-14 58.                  WF       9 26 11 17 - 63
                                                                                                                       converted	their	final	11	free	throw	attempts	to	claim	      Seth Tuttle and Payton Plagge each cleared the 20
    H-D (7-6 7-4) – Barz 2-4 6-8 10, C.Hanson 1-8 5-9           Three point goals – WF 5-17 (Tuttle 3-4, Larson
                                                                                                                       the win.                                                 point hurdle in the win.
7, Miller 2-8 3-4 7, H.Hansen 2-2 2-2 6, Wragge 2-2         2-6). H-D 7-17 (Brolsma 3-5, Johansen 3-7, Anderson
                                                                                                                          Shelby Ward led the offense with 14 points while         Tuttle tallied 26 points, collected 10 caroms,
2-5 6, Mason 1-10 0-0 2, Janssen 0-2 1-2 1. TOTALS          1-1). Rebounds - WF 27, 13 off. 14 def. (Tuttle 14,
                                                                                                                       Nicole Schulz chipped in 12 and Maci Robeoltman          handed out seven assists, and created four steals in
10-38 19-30 39.                                             Plagge 6, Clausen 3, Winfrey 2, Hubka 1, Larson
                                                                                                                       dumped in 11.                                            the win.
H-D           8 6 619 - 39                                  1). H-D 21, 10 off. 11 def. (Anderson 4, Brolsma 4,
                                                                                                                          The win moved the Warhawks to 10-2 on the                Plagge added 21 points, eight rebounds, two
WF           12 131518 - 58                                 Johansen 4, A.Bennong 2, J.Benning 2, Butson 2,
                                                                                                                       year and 6-1 in the Corn Bowl Conference race.           assists, and three steals.
    Three point goals – WF 4-10 (Ward 2-4, Weiland          Claypool 2, Everman 1). Assists – WF 19 (Larson
                                                                                                                                  West Fork 50, Central Springs 38                 Three others added eight points. Hunter Clausen,
1-2, Jorgensen 1-3. H-D 0-3. Rebounds – WF 31, 9 off.       4, Plagge 3, Winfrey 3, Clausen 2, Hubka 2, Plagge
                                                                                                                                            at Sheffield                        Jace Winfrey, and Nate Plagge each added eight.
22 def. (Robeoltman 10, Hanig 9, Ward 5, Schultz 4,         2, Tuttle 2, Ruger 1). H-D 16 (Johansen 6, Brolsma
                                                                                                                                         Score by Quarters                         Tyler Larson handed out a team-high eight assists
Deardeuff 1, Jorgensen 1, Weiland 1). H-D 35, 10            3, A.Benning 2, Everman 2, Anderson 1, Butson 1,
                                                                                                                       CS        10 7 9 12 — 38                                 while not attempting a shot in the game. Tuttle and
off. 25 def. (Barz 8, H.Hansen 8, Miller 7, C.Hanson        Claypool 1). Steals – WF 6 (Larson 2, Tuttle 2, Sam
                                                                                                                       WF        14 16 07 13 — 50                               Jordan	 Hubka	 each	 had	 the	 stickiest	 fingers	 by	
3, Janssen 3, Mason 2, Wragge 2, Nelson 1, Wirtjes          Sifken 1, Winfrey 1). H-D 8 (Brolsma 3, Butson 2,
                                                                                                                          West Fork: Lisa Jorgensen 0-2, 0-0, 2, 0; Maci        creating four steals each.
1). Assists – WF 18 (Ward 5, Hanig 4, Schultz 4,            Johansen 2, A.Benning 1). Blocks – WF 0. H-D 1
                                                                                                                       Robeoltman 5-11, 1-2, 5, 11; Caitlyn Hanig 2-4, 1-2,               West Fork 82, Central Springs 42
Fleshner 2, Weiland 2, Robeoltman 1). H-D 10                (Butson 1). Turnovers – WF 21. H-D 15. Total fouls
                                                                                                                       2, 5; Nicole Schulz 3-6, 6-6, 1, 12; Shelby Ward 4-9,                          at Sheffield
(H.Hansen 6, Mason 1, Miller 1, Wragge 1). Steals           – WF 10. H-D 14.
                                                                                                                       5-5, 1, 14; Sarah Weiland 4-7, 0-0, 2, 8; Allysa Meyer                      Score by Quarters
– WF 12 (Hanig 6, Robeoltman 2, Allysa Meyer 1,
                                                                                                                       0-0, 0-0, 3, 0; Bayley Fleshner 0-2, 0-0, 1, 0; Emily       CS 05 22 04 11 — 42
Schultz 1, Ward 1, Weiland 1). H-D 13 (C.Hanson
                                                                                                                       Deardeuff 0-0, 0-0, 1, 0; Totals: 18-41, 13-15, 18, 50      WF 23 25 23 11 — 82
3, H.Hansen 2, Wirtjes 2, Barz 1, Janssen 1, Mason 1,
                                                                                                                          Three-point goals: Ward 1-5, Jorgensen 0-1,              West Fork: Nate Plagge 3-6, 23, 1, 8; Seth Tuttle
Miller 1, Nelson 1, Wragge 1). Blocks – WF 0. H-D
                                                                                                                       Fleshner 0-1                                             9-11, 7-11, 0, 26; Payton Plagge 8-13, 5-9, 0, 21; Tyler
1 (H.Hansen 1). Turnovers – WF 14. H-D 23. Total
                                                                                                                          Rebounds: Hanig 6, Robeoltman 6, Schulz               Larson 0-0, 0-0, 0, 0; Jace Winfrey 4-9, 0-2, 2, 8;
fouls – WF 22. H-D 20.
                                                                                                                       4, Weiland 4, Ward 3, Jorgensen 1, Fleshner 1,           Jordan Hubka 0-5, 1-2, 1, 1; Sam Siefken 1-3, 0-0,
                                                                                                                       Deardeuff 1                                              1, 2; Ryan Gossweiler 0-0, 0-0, 0, 0; Nathan Folkers
                                                                                                                          Assists: Hanig 3, Robeoltman 3, Meyer 1, Schulz       0-0, 0-0, 1, 0; Hunter Clausen 4-5, 0-0, 0, 8; Aaron
                                                                                                                       1, Weiland 1, Ward 1                                     Dougherty 0-2, 0-0, 1, 0; Spencer Halloran 1-2, 0-0,
                                                                                                                          Steals: Schulz 6, Hanig 5, Weiland 2, Ward 2,         0, 2; Aidan Sullivan 1-2, 0-0, 2, 2; Ryan Smit 0-1, 0-0,
                                                                                                                       Jorgensen 1                                              0, 0; Zane Ruger 2-3, 0-0, 0, 4; Totals: 33-62, 15-27,
                                                                                                                          Blocks: none                                          9, 82
                                                                                                                          Turnovers: 25                                            Three-point goals: Tuttle 1-2, Smit 0-1, Hubka 0-1,
                                                                                                                                                                                Clausen 0-1, N. Plagge 0-1, Winfrey 0-2
                                                                                                                                                                                   Rebounds: Tuttle 10, P. Plagge 8, Winfrey 3, Ruger
                                                                                                                                                                                2, N. Plagge 2, Siefken 1, Hallo1, Gossweiler 1,
                                                                                                                                                                                Clausen 1, Smit 1, Hubka 1
                                                                                                                                                                                   Assists: Larson 8. Tuttle 7, Winfrey 2, P. Plagge 2,
                                                                                                                                                                                Hubka 2, Sullivan 2, Clausen 1, Halloran 1
                                                                                                                                                                                   Steals: Tuttle 4, Hubka 4, Plagge 3, Larson 2,
                                                                                                                                                                                Sullivan 1, N. Plagge 1, Halloran 1, Sullivan 1
                                                                                                                                                                                   Blocks: Folkers 1
                                                                                                                                                                                   Turnovers: 12




                                                                 Seth Tuttle (14) and another dunk for 2.




  Lisa Jorgensen (24) adds 2 for the Warhawks.




                                                                                                                       Sarah Weiland (20) takes a shot from the side for 2.            Tyler Larson (10) from way out for 3.




                                                                                                                        Four members of the West Fork Warhawk football team have been selected as members of the 2010
                                                                                                                       Mid-America Publishing All Star Football Team. They are (left to right): Seth Tuttle, Utility Player;
 Shelby Ward (22) from beyond the 3-point line.                Jace Winfrey (20) goes way up for a basket.             Nathan Folkers, Linebacker; Kielan Sullivan, Offensive Lineman; and Jace Winfrey, Wide receiver.
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                                                                                                            TULL’S NEW &                                 Jan. 27 through Feb. 2
                                                                                                            USED STORE                                Thursday ~ Creamed
                                                                                                                                                                        Chip Beef                                                             January 28 to February 3
                                                                                                      • New - Glider Rockers $199.95
                                                                                                      • New - Touch Lamps $29.95                      Friday ~ Fish Dinner                                                                           “Yogi Bear”
                                                    MARTY’S                                           • New - Drop Leaf Table                         Saturday ~ CLOSED                                                                                 Rated PG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Starring: Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake
                                            Phone 641-892-4367 – Sheffield                                         with 2 Chairs $199.95              Monday ~ Sloppy Joes
FOR      SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sponsored by Mid American Energy
                   – Building Lot                      HOURS:                                         • Used - Refrigerator $79.95
at corner of Third and Gilman,                    Sunday – Closed                                                                                     Tuesday ~ Chicken                                                               Saturday through Thursday, 7:00 • CLOSED Mondays
Sheffield. Formerly The Peppermint                                                                    • Used - Yarn 25¢                                                                                                                              Sunday 1:00 Matinee
                                                  Monday – Closed
Inn. Phone 1-909-886-8437. Chuck            Tuesday through Friday: 11:30 –                           • Used - DVDs $1.98 Each                                        Fried Steak                                                       Adults $4.00      Students, 16 and under: $3.00
Towle, 904 W. Edgehill Road, San                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tuesdays and Thursdays All Tickets: $2.00
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                                                  1:30; 4:00 – 10:00?                                 • Used - Recliners $69.95 and up                Wednesday ~ Cook’s Choice                                                                Senior Sundays (50 and up) $2.00
                                           Saturday – 6:30 – 10:30, Breakfast;                                                                                                                                                                        Coming Soon: True Grit
                                                      11:30 – 1:30, Lunch;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For More Information, see our website at www.windsortheatre.com
FOR      SALE – Sharp 8mm                                4:00 until ?????
                                                                                                        OPEN: Wednesday,                                 Soft Serve Ice Cream
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                                                                                                       Thursday, and Friday                                  now available
charger with wall plug-in. TV cord to
view on TV with one tape. 8xzoom.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dr. Eric J. Wagner
Auto focus. Daryl Schroeder, phone          AFTER PROM                                                 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                            SOUPS are also served.
                                                                                                                                                      ROAST BEEF DINNER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Family Dentistry Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Offices in Sheffield and Hampton
641-456-8671.                   3-2tb
                                              SUPPER                                                       Phone 641-892-4137                         also served each day,                                                                  Phone 641-892-4898 or 641-456-2625
                                                  Thursday, Jan. 27                                                                                   along with short
 HELP WANTED                                        5:15 p.m. to ?
                                                                                                              113 East Street
                                                                                                            Sheffield, Iowa 50475
                                                                                                                                                      orders and
The City of Sheffield is now accepting      BBQ pork sandwich, Chips, and                                                                             desserts.
applications for the Sheffield                    homemade bars.
                                                                       4-1tb
Swimming Pool 2011 Season.
Positions to be filled, Manager with
                                                                                                                                                      The Sheffield Inn
                                                                                                                                                        Ph 641-892-4320 • Sheffield
Certified Pool Operator Certificate
and      Lifeguarding      Certificate,
                                          CARD OF THANKS
                                            A Special Thank You to our family
Certified    Lifeguards,      Certified
                                          for helping us get started. Also,
Swimming Instructors. Applications                                                                                                                                                                                               218 Gilman Street, PO Box 37, Sheffield, Iowa 50475
                                          Thanks for all the flowers and well-
at Sheffield City Hall 110 South
                                                                                                                                                       Daily Menu
                                          wishes on our purchase of Marty’s.                                                                                                                                                             Dan Yelland, Broker, 641-892-4652
Third Street, Sheffield, Iowa 50475
or phone 641-892-4718. Applications
                                          A Very, Very Special Thanks to Lois
                                          Brinkman for all her help.
                                                                                                            Happy Sweet
accepted until 5:00 p.m. March 1,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dan Yelland
2011. EOE.                       3-6tb
                                               Gene and Sheila Whitmore
                                                                                                           16th Birthday!                               Jan. 20 through Jan. 26                                                                                              Broker

 HELP WANTED                              CARD OF THANKS                                                                                              Thursday ~ Scalloped Potato
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (641) 892-4652

      Work for a GREAT facility!          Vern “Birthday Boy” Davolt would                                                                                                                                                                                      soldbydanyelland@mchsi.com
  We offer a pleasant work                like to shout out a Thank You to all                                                                                         and Ham                                                                                      www.niowarealty.com
environment,      Excellent    wages,     those who remembered him with
PDO benefits, shift differential, and     a card or monetary gift on his 95th                                                                         Friday ~ Fish Dinner
                                          birthday, He thinks you all are just
uniform allowance.
                                          great!                                                                                                      Saturday ~ CLOSED
  Now hiring for the following
                                                                                                                                                      Monday ~ Tator Tot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Going Green
position:
  Full-time RN for 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.       THIS PUBLICATION DOES NOT KNOWINGLY
shift                                      ACCEPT advertising which is deceptive, fraudu-
                                           lent or which might otherwise violate the law or
                                                                                                                                                                        Casserole
       For more information or             accepted standards of taste. However, this publi-
                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday ~ Chicken and
  application, please stop in or call
         Rene Jamison at the
                                           cation does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy
                                           of any advertisement, nor the quality of the goods
                                                                                                                                                                       Wild Rice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            With Brine Reclaim!
        Sheffield Care Center              or services advertised. Readers are cautioned to

                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday ~ Philly
                                           thoroughly investigate all claims made in any adver-
          100 Bennett Drive                tisements, and to use good judgment and reason-                                                                                                                                     For Clean Water...Just Call
        Sheffield, Iowa 50475              able care, particularly when dealing with persons
            641-892-4691                   unknown to you who ask for money in advance of                                                                               Beefsteak                                                     1-800-HEY MORT!
                                 4-1tb     delivery of the goods or services advertised.

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                                                                                                                                                    orders and                                                              • Fully adjustable programming with
                                                                                                    New                                               desserts.                                                                 innovative distributor system, saves water
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                                                                                                                                                       each home varsity basketball game or from a                       www.mortsonline.com
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                    FOR RENT                                                                                                                                  will be held 2/4/11 at the home
                                                                                                                                                                  varsity basketball game.
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                                                                                                                                                              Todd Greimann, or Chris Ruger.
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at Sunrise Homes in Sheffield. Appliances
furnished and onsight laundry facilities. Rent for
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