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					                                                                               Volume 38 - Number 31
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Dumont class
                                     Many Responsible for Successful Relay for Life
                                     Submitted by Lucille Leerhoff            Care, R.E.C. –Butler County, S &
of 1946                                 It is not without the generosity      S Auto Repair, Simple Pleasures
Attention: Dumont class of 1946!     and help of many individuals, busi-      Chocolate, Spool Designs, Teens On
Looking to reconnect with old        nesses and community groups from         A Mission, Viers Family, Voss Stu-
friends? E-mail wildcats1946@        throughout Butler County that made       dio, Washington Reformed Church or fax 1-866-0825-
                                     the recent, July 8th ACS Relay For       Sunday School, Woodley’s Catering
08899 to find out more. (Classes
of 1945 & 1947 are welcome as        Life an outstanding success. Relay       & Cakes – Nathan Woodley, Worley
well.)                               Chair Sarah Pepples expresses her        Pork, Wubbena Family and Your
                                     thanks to all who helped in any way      Hometown Pharmacies.
                                     as it truly was a coming-together to       Thank You is extended to the Re-
Iowa sales                           make things happen.                      lay’s In-Kind Supporters! They are:
tax holiday                             An attempt will be made to thank      American Cancer Society, American
  On August 5-6, no Iowa or lo-      all of the teams, in-kind contributors   Family Insurance, Art & Design,
cal sales tax will be charged on     and sponsors for the event, however,     Avon – Liz Clark, Brothers’ Market,
clothing and footwear priced         if anyone is missed, it surely is not    Burger King, Butler Co. Fair Board,
below $100. For more informa-
                                     intentional. Everything was appreci-     Casey’s Corp., Clarksville AmVets,
tion on the Iowa Sales Tax Holi-
day, see the website: www.state.     ated.                                    Clarksville Booster Club, Clarks-         Twenty-eight teams from through-      ville Star, Couture Corner, Custom
                                     out the county participated in the       Creations, Cut Hut, Dexter Brahn,
                                     2011 Relay and they are: Anderson        Dairy Queen – Waverly, Doc’s
Allison Garden                       Family, Ardella’s Card Club, Aust-       Restaurant/Lounge, Dollar General
Club to meet                         inville Allstars, Barnett Bunch, Bet-    Store, Donna Busch Photography,
  The Allison Garden Club will       ty’s Brigade, Blake Wahl, Butler Co.     Dralle’s Dept. Store, Eclipse-News-
meet on Monday, August 8 to          R.E.C., Camo Fighters, Caregiving        Review, Ltd., Eddie Heselroad Old
tour gardens in Dumont. Please       For A Cure, Community Angels,            Glass Factory, Farmer’s Feed &
                                                                                                                     Thank You…
meet at the courthouse at 5:30 to                                                                                    These individuals were honored for their service with ACS at the 2011 Relay: Darlys Mennenga, Clarksville;
                                     Fran’s Fans, Friends For Life, Grove     Grain, Forever Now Photography,
pool rides. You are asked to pro-                                                                                    Ann and Lester Schrage, Allison and Shirley Burma, Allison. It takes a lot of effort and commitment to pull
vide your own lunch or snack.        Street & Friends, Heartland Win-         Freeze Frame Bowling, Gallagher-       off the successful Relays that occur in Butler County year after year. Darlys stated that she is pleased to
                                     dows, Korte Family, Meyer Family,        Bluedorn, Greene Recorder, HyVee,      be part of “the” relay of the year! Thank you to everyone who has contributed!
                                     Saddle Up For Tom, Team Delores,         Iowa State University, J & C Gro-
NBHS Cross                           Team Denny, Team Worley, Teens           cery, Jerry’s Studio, K & S Grocery,   son; Bronze: Allison, Aplington-        Plumbing & Heating, Security State       counting Chair, Karla Voss – Games/
Country season                       On A Mission, The Caring Bunch,          KLMJ, Kwik Star, Leah’s Hallmark,      Parkersburg Family Practice, Butler     Bank, State Farm, Stumme Law Of-         Activities Co-Chair, Shari Wilken
begins August 8                      Vicki’s Warriors, Walkers of Faith,      Legend Trail Golf Club, Leisinger      County Abstract, Dumont Telephone       fice, Viafield .                           – Games/Activities Co-Chair, Jane
  The 2011 Cross Country sea-        Washington Beacons and Your              Body Shop, Mane Station, Marge’s       Company, George F North DDS PC,           Thank You to our 2011 ACS Relay        Kliebenstein – Luminaria Assistant,
son will begin with the first of-     Hometown Pharmacy.                       Beauty Shop, Mary Alice Anthony,       Lincoln Savings Bank, St. Mary’s        For Life Butler County Committee         JoAnn Lewis – Survivor Assistant,
ficial practice on Monday, Au-           This list includes several new        Matt’s Grill & Bar, McDonald’s         Church, Waverly Municipal Hospi-        who worked tirelessly for over six       Ann & Lester Schrage – Luminaria
gust 8, at 5:00 p.m. at North        teams each year. It encompasses the      Corp., Meyer Pharmacy, Nancy Do-       tal Medical Staff; Waverly Health       months to plan, organize and carry       Assistants.
Butler High School in Greene.        entire county and it includes hun-       navon Cakes, Orly’s Locker, Parker     Center; Century Club of Hope:           out this wonderful family event.           Major Helpers were: Denise Han-
Any students in grades 9-12 are      dreds of individuals who worked          Place, Parkersburg Tire, Peppercorn    Allison Farmers Feed & Grain, But-      They are: Sarah Pepples – Event          son, Pam Dohrn, Margaret Harris,
welcome to be part of the NBHS       tirelessly throughout the year to        Pantry, Perkins, Phelps Implement-     ler County REC, Cole Excavating,        Chair/Online Chair, Leanne Schipper      Marlys Saathoff, Pat Mennenga,
Cross Country Team. Physicals        bring in a major contribution for the    Greene, Pizza Ranch, Rack ‘em Up,      Doc’s Tap, Doug’s Heating & Cool-       – Silent Auction Chair, Adam Hoff-       Nancy Amunson, Kelly Zurcher,
must be updated before students
                                     fight against cancer.                     Roling Ford-Shell Rock, Siech’s        ing, Dralle Plumbing & Heating,         man – Logistics Chair, Karla Voss        Jodee Zurcher, Richard Mennenga,
can practice with the team. Ques-
tions can be directed to Coach          If you are impressed with this list   Parkersburg Pharmacy, Smith’s          Dwayne Shear, Ethan Epley/Dillion       – Recruitment Chair, Helen Deb-          Paul Leerhoff, Alan Leerhoff, Dan
Clark at 319-239-0204.               and want to be part of it next year,     Inc., Star Graphics, Cindi Steere,     Law Office, Feldmeier Equipment,         ner – Advisor/Sponsorship, Lucille       Englin, Randy Bohlen, Deb Mc-
                                     contact someone from the commit-         Stinky’s, T & L’s Pizza Plus, T & M    Fourth Street Sub-Division, Kai-        Leerhoff – Publicity/Secretary, Lois     Whirter, Jay & Susan Schrage, Teens
                                     tee and get started planning your        Grocery, Taylor Physical Therapy,      ser-Corson Funeral Homes, Lodge         Roose – Mission Moment , Marga-          On A Mission, Terry & Joni Gilbert,
Candlestick                          team! It is easy, fun and you won’t      The “W”, The Cooler, Tribune Jour-     Machine, Inc, Mennenga Auction,         ret Smith – Luminaria Chair, Shirley     Judy Hoodjer, Margaret Harris, Ron
Chapter DAR                          be sorry you chose to participate in     nal, Tyson Prepared Foods, Univer-     Meyer Pharmacy, People’s Clinic,        Burma – Survivor Assistant, Holly        Rivers, Georgia and Gary Freerks,
  Hampton Candlestick Chap-          Relay this way.                          sity of Iowa, University of Northern   Shepard, Gibson & Lievens, Sieste-      Roose – Food/Concession Stand,           Suzanne Wubbena, Lois McDowell,
ter Daughters of the American           Thank You goes to all of the Team     Iowa, Village Inn, Waverly Health      ma-Vogel Funeral Home; Friends:         Harriet Forry – Survivor Chair,          Jena Schipper, Sara Bergmann, Shir-
Revolution (DAR) enjoyed an          Sponsors which include the follow-       Center, Waverly Taco Johns and Wa-     A.L. Buseman Industries, Allison        Darlys Mennenga – Advocacy/Ac-                    Relay continued on back page
educational program in July at
                                     ing: ABCM Corp., A.L.L. Land-            verly Palace Theater.                  Propane Gas, American Tool & En-
the Whispering Willows Wind
                                     scaping, Allison Farmers Feed &            A big thank you to all those spon-   gineering, Bill Bigler, Butler County
  The next meeting is Tuesday,
Aug. 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the home
                                     Grain, Anderson Family, Barnett
                                     Bunch, Brannon Family, Buss Cater-
                                                                              sors and supporters who give to our
                                                                              teams directly and are not listed as
                                                                                                                     R.E.C., Cooper Motors, DeWayne
                                                                                                                     Shear, Dralle Plumbing & Heating,
                                                                                                                                                               Purple Heart recipients
of Linda Allan, 500 1st St., Coul-
                                     ing, Busse Surveying, Community
                                     United Methodist Church, DeVr-
                                                                              friends or in-kind supporters. We
                                                                              could not have done it without your
                                                                                                                     Dralle’s Department Store, Dumont
                                                                                                                     Harken Lumber Co. , Edward Jones,         are taking flight
  The program is on continuing       ies Trucking, Frerichs Family, Hair      help.                                  Fourth Street Sub-Division, Greene          By Staci Miller - Editor
needlework heritage. RSVP to         Shoppe, Denise Hansen-Pampered             Thank You to our 2011 Relay          Insurance, Kaiser Corson Funeral            National Purple Heart Day is now celebrated
Linda at 641-866-6705.               Chef, Heartland Windows, Jenn’s          Sponsors -Gold: Your Hometown          Homes, Landers Hardware Hank,             on August 7, and in 2012, approximately 140
  DAR is open to any female 18       Hair House & Tanning, Korte Fam-         Pharmacies of Allison, Clarksville,    Majewski’s Tire & Exhaust Cen-            Purple Heart recipients will get to take an
or older with proof of ancestry      ily, Lawler & Swanson Law Office,         Dumont, Greene, North Butler Mid-      ter, McRoberts Implement, Meyer           Honor Flight to Washington D.C. on that very
dating to the American Revolu-
                                     Maple Manor Village, Meyer Fam-          dle School Students and Youth of       Healthmart Pharmacy, MJ’s Ulti-           special day.
                                     ily, North Butler Middle School Stu-     Teens on a Mission; Silver: Hope       mate Hair, Peterson Backhoe, Rising         Allison resident, Wilbur Cordes, is one of
                                     dents, Prairie Land, Randy’s Lawn        Reformed Church, Lawler & Swan-        Sun Karate Studios, Ron’s TV, Ross        those Purple Heart recipients and he said he’s
3-person best                                                                                                                                                  really looking forward to the trip.
shot, beanbag                                                                                                                                                    Cordes served our country in the Army and
                                                                                                                                                               was injured in Korea in March of 1953 at the
tournament                                                                                                                                                     age of 21. Shrapnel hit both of his legs and
  A 3-person best shot and bean-                                                                                                                               left arm. Cordes said he doesn’t remember
bag tournament fundraiser will                                                                                                                                 being in pain because he “had other things on
be held on August 12 for the                                                                                                                                   [his] mind.”
Clarksville Fire Department.                                                                                                                                     According to The Military Order of the Purple Heart website, the Purple
  The 3-person best shot will                                                                                                                                  Heart is “awarded to members of the armed forces…who are wounded
start at 9 a.m. at CARD Golf                                                                                                                                   by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy.”
Course in Clarksville. Cost is                                                                                                                                   Along with Purple Heart recipients, WWII veterans will be taking part
$25 per person, which includes                                                                                                                                 in the August 7, 2012 honor flight where they will tour several monuments
lunch and keg beer. Mulligans                                                                                                                                  and visit Arlington National Cemetery for the changing of the guard.
will be sold prior to shotgun,
and there will be hole prizes as

well as golf related games on the
  Following the golf tournament,

                                                                                                                                                             teacher passes
the firemen will be hold a bean-
bag tournament at 6 p.m.; reg-
istration starts at 5 p.m. Cost of
this tournament is $10 per 2-per-
son team, with cash prizes for the                                                                                                                             Lavern G. DeVries, 65, of Allison,
top three teams.                                                                                                                                             Iowa passed away on Wednesday,
  Sign up for either of these                                                                                                                                July 27, at Iowa Methodist Medical
events by contacting the CARD                                                                                                                                Center in Des Moines from compli-
Clubhouse at 278-4787.                                                                                                                                       cations of injuries sustained in a ve-
                                                                                                                                                             hicle accident.
                                                                                                                                                               Lavern George DeVries was born
New Hartford                                                                                                                                                 on October 16, 1945. He attended
Lions omelet                                                                                                                                                 Plainfield school and graduated in
                                                                                                                                                             1964. He attended Wartburg College
breakfast                                                                                                                                                    for 4 years, graduating in 1968. La-
  The New Hartford Lions are
                                                                                                                                                             vern then started teaching in Titonka
hosting an omelet and all you can    (L-R) Chad Campbell, Mark Reiher, Karl Nelson, Tom Hiedenwirth                                                          and later for the Allison-Bristow
eat pancake breakfast on Sunday,
                                                                                                                                                             school system for 25 years. Lavern
August 21 from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30
p.m. at the New Hartford com-
munity building. $6 for adults,
                                     Check submitted to Butler                                                                                               also worked for Farmers Mutual
                                                                                                                                                             Hail Insurance Company of Iowa as

                                     County Board of Superviosors
                                                                                                                                                             a crop adjuster for 32 years. He re-
$3 for children 12 and under.
                                                                                                                                                             tired from teaching in 2004 and con-
Also, the New Hartford Wom-
                                                                                                                                                             tinued to work for Farmers Mutual
en’s Club will be have a bake
                                     Chad Campbell of Campbell-Mellema Insurance of Parkersburg presented a check for $9,662.677 to the                      Hail until the time of his death.        to March 31, 2008.
sale. Proceeds from the breakfast
                                     Butler County Board of Supervisors. This check is from the county’s investment income from their partici-                 Lavern also served on the Allison        See his full obituary on page 3.
will help buy a new sign.
                                     pation with the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool (ICAP)                                                                  City Council from October 19, 2004
10 • Thursday, August 4, 2011                                                                                       News                                                                                      • Butler County Tribune-Journal •


                        OPEN HOUSE                                                         Allison Lions Club Serve Omelet Breakfast.

                               SALE!                                                       Pictured above, left, are members of the Allison Lions Club getting ready to serve over 200 at the Omelet breakfast held at Wilder Park on

                                                                                           Sat of the Wilder Days Festivities. Preparing the breakfast (L-R) are:- Dr George North, Jeff Shima, Dale Thoreson, Mark Randall, Irv Loomis
                                                      August 4 & 5                         (Helper) and Mary Freese. Lions Members not pictured that helped with the Breakfast were: -- Herb Freese, Burton Sprole Leona Shima and
                                                                                           Duane Feltz, Linda Thoreson, Linda Randall, Bonnie Loomis, and Lorna Feltz. Above, right, UNI’s New Horizon Band entertains the crowd
                                                       Open from 8am-6pm                   assembled for the Lion’s breakfast.
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                   VISION     CLINIC                    Clinic                                          Broker                   Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                   Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
                                                                                                                                                                          Paint • Glass • Roofing
                                                                                                                                                                          Windows • Steel Doors                     Allison • 267-2300
     Amanda A. Wood, O.D. • Jarod R. Wood, O.D.                                                                                                                             Sidings • Insulation                          Dumont
                                                                                                                                    Erin Murphy, P.A.-c.
     Primary Eye Care • Emergency Care Available                                                                                                                               Heil Furnaces                            506 Pine St.
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                                   Reids Funeral Chapels
                                    John Arthur “Jack” Reid                                   Lawler &        Writing All Lines of Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                      Allison Public Library
                                                                                                               Landers-Ulfers                                                  Hours:
                      Providing Sympathetic Service within the means of all.
                                                                                           Swanson, P.L.C. Insurance Agency                                           Mon.: 10 a.m. to Noon
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                                                                                             Attorneys-at-law                                                             2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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                     Mark Randall, Agent • 319-267-2713                                          319-346-2650                         After Hours, call Milt          Thurs.: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.                      205 S. Cherry St.
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                                                                                                                                                                         Apartments for Rent
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                                                                                              Dr. Geo F. North
                                                                                                  DDS, PC
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                                                                                                                                                                      Lawn care, snow removal, garbage,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Body Shop
                                                      641-857-3831                                                                                                   water & appliances furnished.
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                                                                                                                                                                     who qualify.
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                                                                                                                                                        Classifieds                                                                                                    Thursday, August 4, 2011 •                 11

                       Contact: Paula Barnett • 319-278-4641
                      Email:                                                                                                                          Mel’s TV                                      NOW LEASING
                                                                                                                                                                                                 And                             CRESTVIEW APARTMENTS
     ATTORNEY                                                GARAGE SALE                                                             THANK YOU                                                                                       2 Bedroom Apartments
                                                                                                                                                                                      Appliance                               1208 Florence, Parkersburg, IA 50665
                                                                                                                                                                                       Sales And Service
ETHAN D. EPLEY, 313 S. Cherry St.,                         MOVING & DOWNSIZING SALE: Ga-                                         THANK YOU Allison FC for the bike I                   Appliance-VCR-TV                                      Rental Assistance Available
Suite B, P.O. Box 627, Shell Rock, 319-                    rage and house full of items. Rain or                                 won at the Tour de’ Wild. I love it! Macy
                                                                                                                                                                  TJ-31-1               Satellite Systems                              This institution is an equal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   opportunity provider and employer
885-4240, General                        shine. Antique furniture, dishes, straw-                              Endelman
practice including but not limited to: Agri-               berry collection, lots of old linens, Christ-                                                                               U.S. Cellular Agent
cultural Law, Criminal Law, Estate Plan-
ning, Real Estate, Taxation, Trial Law
                                                           mas decorations, some antique, name
                                                           brand clothing. Friday, August 12, 8:00
                                                                                                                                 A BIG thank you to the new Wilder Day
                                                                                                                                 committee for an exceptional job of plan-             Greene - Since 1957                                        Contact 319-269-0586
                                  ST-43-tf                 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 13,                                  ning and execution. A super job in their               Ph. 641-823-4455                                              TTY #1-800-735-2942
                                                           8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Richard and Darlys                                first attempt. Good luck in the future. Al-
                                                           Mennenga, 122 W. Ilgenfritz, Clarksville                              lison Park Board.               TJ-31-1x              Open Mon.-Sat.
HELP WANTED                                                                                   ST-31-1x                                                                                   8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                 I WANT to thank the many people that
                                                                                                                                 made the 1st annual Running Wild at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dumont Community Housing
HELP WANTED: PART TIME SURVEY-                                          FOR SALE                                                 Park 5k such a huge success. Thank
                                                                                                                                 you to our main sponsors, Iowa Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              320 Main Townview Court, Dumont
OR ASSISTANT for local land surveying                                                                                            Physicians and Allison Family Dental.               THANK YOU                                                   IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
and engineering firm. Will train but ex-                                                                                          Also thank you to: Don Scroggin for                                                           1 & 2 BR apts. for rent to elderly (62 or older) or disabled persons of any age.
perience in surveying, CADD, comput-                       FOR SALE: 2007 Pontiac G-5, 37,300                                    your work with the t-shirts; Dan Huff for                                                                              Stove & refrigerator provided.
ers or engineering a plus. Must be ca-                     Miles, One Owner, 319-885-6184.                                       providing the music and announcing                                                                                Water, sewer and garbage paid for you!
pable of manual labor including use of                                                 TJ-31-1x                                                                                  MY SINCERE THANKS to all of you who
                                                                                                                                 the pre-race instructions and awards
a jackhammer. Send resume to Ryken@ or Ryken Engineering,                         1946 M-FARMALL: Newer paint, P.S.,
                                                                                                                                 ceremony; Teresa Feldman, Barb Ball,
                                                                                                                                 Joyce Dolan, Emily Donlan, Todd Dolan,
                                                                                                                                                                                 remembered me with cards and letters
                                                                                                                                                                                 on my 90th birthday. It was especially                               Lisa Schmitz
                                                                                                                                                                                 great to hear from some of you that I
711 Park Avenue, Ackley, IA 50601 EOE
                                                           M.W. Overdrive, 12 volt, A-1 Condition.
                                                           Ph. 641-330-5648.            TJ-31-1x
                                                                                                                                 and Sam Dolan for coming in the early
                                                                                                                                 morning hours to setup, register the run-
                                                                                                                                                                                 haven’t heard from in years. After 50                                319-231-9468
                                                                                                                                                                                 years in Clarksville my roots were very
                                                                                                                                 ners, and park cars; Kirk Clark for timing      deep! Special thanks to Larry and Mari-
CLARKSVILLE CSD has the follow-                            FOR SALE: Oak entertainment center,                                   and Barb Ball for assisting; Tom Harms
ing positions available for the 2011-12                    319-278-4432             ST-31-1x                                                                                     lyn for arranging the card shower AND
                                                                                                                                 and Don Heuer for driving the lead cart         for hosting a surprise birthday party
school year: • Special Education Para-                                                                                           and placing signs on the route; Tim Pri-
professional; • Classroom Teacher                                                                                                                                                here for all my Fonda friends and neigh-
                                                                                                                                 mus and Shelia Wangsness for man-               bors. It was truly a day to remember and
Paraprofessional (teaching certificate
preferred). Download support staff ap-
                                                              REAL ESTATE                                                        ning the trail cart: Dr. North for routing      cherish! Eleanor Tamm.          ST-31-1x
                                                                                                                                 the course and all the support you have                                                                                                                         Technician
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12 • Thursday, August 4, 2011                                                           Classifieds                                                                                    • Butler County Tribune-Journal •

                                   Farm Bureau buys fair trophies
                                     Butler County Farm Bureau board of directors chose to support the four commodity groups in 4H at the Butler County Fair by purchasing on $250 trophy from each group.
                                     Trophies purchased included Grand Champion Market Beef, Champion Junior Dairy Heifer, Champion Rate of Gain for Sheep and Champion Derby Hog. (Submitted Photos)

Champion Market Beef Winner
Jodie Johnson of Aplington captured the Grand Champion Market                                                                                         Champion JR Heifer Trophy Winner
Beef and Champion Butler County Raised Market Beef Honors at the        Champion Derby Hog Winner                                                     The Overall Champion Dairy Heifer trophy at the 2011 Butler County
2011 Butler County Fair. The trophy was sponsored by the Butler         The Champion Derby Hog trophy at the 2011 Butler County Fair was              Fair was won by Melanie Johnson of Parkersburg. The trophy was
County Farm Bureau and presented to Johnson by board member C.          won by Laura Edeker of Parkersburg. Her trophy was sponsored by               sponsored by the Butler County Farm Bureau. Pictured from left to
Dale Boelman. Pictured from left to right are C. Dale Boelman, Bryan    the Butler County Farm Bureau and presented to Edeker by board                right are Bruce Epley as dairy judge, Melanie Johnson, Butler County
Thill as beef judge, Jodie Johnson, Butler County Fair Queen Inga       member Brad Feckers. Pictured from left to right are Brad Feckers,            Fair Queen Inga Helmke and Katelyn Nolte. The Butler County Farm
Helmke. This grand champion winner was a Butler County raised calf      Laura Edeker, the Butler County Fair Queen, and the Butler County             Bureau sponsored four of the trophies given during the 2011 Butler
purchased from C. Dale and Nancy Boelman of Clarksville.                Pork Queen.                                                                   County Fair in June.

                                                                                                            Relay continued from front                and times of the next meeting. Or-   purchase a luminary, help out in any
                                                                                                            ley Pepples, Ben Litterer, Justin &       ganize a team, become a sponsor,     way 2012 Relay for Life on July 13.
                                                                                                            Kristen Clark, Jesse Meyer, Heather
                                                                                                            Meyer, Nate Meyer, Terry Roose,
                                                                                                            Debby Schellhorn.                                                                     A sincere and
                                                                                                              The 2011 ACS Butler County Re-
                                                                                                            lay for Life was truly successful in                                                    humbling
                                                                                                            many ways and while the final totals
                                                                                                            are still being established, we are                                                    thank you
                                                                                                            right at $55,765.05 at the time of this
                                                                                                            printing, raised to fight cancer! But-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   goes out to
                                                                                                            ler County residents can be proud
                                                                                                            that they have set the bar even higher
                                                                                                            for the years to come.                              who donated and helped out in anyway to make
                                                                                                              Donations are still being accept-
                                                                                                            ed for the Relay For Life of Butler          Wilder Days         a huge success, as well as all of the
                                                                                                            County.                                            community members and visitors from other
                                                                                                              Cancer knows no deadline or
                                                                                                            sleeps so if you were unable to get to                 communities for all of your support!
                                                                                                            the Relay, you still have the opportu-
                                                                                                            nity to give. Donations can be sent to
                                                                                                                                                            We could not have done it without all of you!
                                                                                                            ACS office in Waterloo at American                Sincerely, The Wilder Days Committee
Champion RoG Sheep                                                                                          Cancer Society, Midwest Division,
The Butler County Farm Bureau was pleased to award Kortney Sherburne of Aplington with the first place       Inc., 2101 Kimball Ave, Ste 130,
                                                                                                                                                         Also, we want to make Wilder Days a great experience
trophy in the sheep rate of gain contest at the 2011 Butler County Fair on June 23. Kortney’s market lamb   Waterloo, IA, 50702.                            for everybody. Please leave your comments and
gained .96 lbs. per day during the 60 day test. The second place honor also went to Kortney Sherburne.        Start thinking of how you might                   suggestions at
                                                                                                            become involved in Relay next year             so we can take your suggestions into consideration
                                                                                                            as monthly meetings will begin in                     when we start to plan for next year.
                                                                                                            January. Watch the papers for dates


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2 • Thursday, August 4, 2011                                                                                           Editorial                                                                           Butler County Tribune-Journal • Clarksville Star

                                                                            Butler County Extension News
                                                                                               Scout for sudden death syndrome in soybeans
                                                                                                 In past years, sudden death
                                                                                               syndrome (SDS) has appeared during
                                                                                                                                          brown, but the veins remain green.
                                                                                                                                          Eventually, the leaves die and drop,                            Around
                                                                                               the last week of July or the first
                                                                                               week of August in Iowa. Therefore,
                                                                                                                                          but the petioles remain on the stem.
                                                                                                                                          Infected plants are also easily pulled                              Butler
                                                                                                                                                                                                          By Bill Arndorfer
                                                                                               researchers at Iowa State University
                                                                                               (ISU) anticipate symptoms of SDS
                                                                                               will begin appearing in the state
                                                                                                                                          from the soil because the roots are
                                                                                                                                          rotted. When split lengthwise with a
                                                                                                                                          knife, the internal tissue of the main
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Butler-Grundy Extension Educator

                                                                                               now. Although researchers do not           or tap root will be gray to reddish         a history of SDS towards the end of a             the fungus that causes SDS and
                                                                                               expect SDS to be as widespread or as       brown, not healthy white.                   planting schedule when soils may be               develop improved management
                                                                                               severe as the 2010 growing season,           ISU      researchers      emphasize       warmer and drier; and testing for the             options for the disease,” said Alison
                                                                                               there have been some counties              that, while there are no in-season          presence of soybean cyst nematodes.               Robertson, ISU Extension plant
                                                                                               within the state that have received        management options for SDS,                   Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is                  pathologist. “The ISU soybean
                                                                                               higher-than-normal       precipitation.    scouting is still important for             usually, but not always, associated               breeding program continues to
                                                                                               Scientists expect the risk of SDS          several reasons. First, this is a good      with SDS and may increase its                     develop and release germplasm with
                                                                                               in these counties to be higher since       time to evaluate soybean varieties          severity, especially in varieties that            improved resistance to SDS that
                                                                                               disease development is favored by          for resistance to SDS. Growing              are SCN-susceptible. Therefore,                   is available to all private soybean
                                                                                               wet conditions.                            resistant varieties, or avoiding very       management practices to reduce                    breeding companies. ISU scientists
                                                                                                 The first symptoms of the disease         susceptible varieties, is the most          SCN populations, including SCN-                   collaborate with scientists at other
                                                                                               are usually found on more compacted        effective way to reduce losses to           resistant variety selection and                   universities.”
                                                                                               and low areas of the field. First           SDS. Also, identifying fields or             preventing the spread of soil from                  The above information came
                                                                                               symptoms are seen on the leaves of         parts of fields with SDS can help            field to field, may delay onset and                 from an article written by Alison
                                                                                               infected plants as scattered, yellow       with future management practices.           spread of SDS.                                    Robertson, ISU Extension Plant
                                                                                               spots between leaf veins. Large            These management tactics include              “Several Iowa State University                  Pathologist. For more information
                                                                                               sections of leaf tissue between veins      reducing soil compaction since the          pathologists     and     agronomists              on SDS, contact the Butler office of
  Conkerr Cancer Cases                                                                         turn yellow as spots grow together.
                                                                                               These yellow blotches soon turn
                                                                                                                                          disease has been associated with
                                                                                                                                          compacted soil; planting fields with
                                                                                                                                                                                      continue research to improve
                                                                                                                                                                                      our understanding the biology of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ISU Extension at 319-267-2707.

     Butler and Bremer 4-H’ers sewed 56 pillowcases for Conkerr Cancer
  and delivered them to the Moosepatch fabric store in Waverly on Monday,
  July 25th. Many cases were sewn during our Community Service Day on
                                                                                               Northey comments on Iowa crops and weather report
  March 19th with the remainder sewn by the members of the Butler County                       DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary                                                                                                              unofficial readings to 126. A cool
  Council. Council President Inga Helmke and Council Vice-President
  Katelyn Nolte delivered the cases. A big “Thank You” to all 4-H’ers
                                                                                               of Agriculture Bill Northey to-
                                                                                               day commented on the Iowa Crops
                                                                                                                                                         Iowa Crops & Weather Report                                                    front occasionally pushed into north-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ern Iowa allowing temperatures to
                                                                                               and Weather report released by the                              Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey                               briefly fall as low as 52 degrees at
  who came to cut out, sew, iron, or tag the cases. We couldn’t have done
  it without you!                                                                              USDA National Agricultural Statis-                                                                                                       Mason City on Monday (25th). Tem-
                                                                                               tical Service. The report is released      5 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture         cent good, and 14 percent excellent.              peratures for the week as a whole
                   The Clover Connection                                                       weekly from April through October.
                                                                                                  “The second straight week of high
                                                                                                                                          rated 4 percent very short, 18 per-
                                                                                                                                          cent short, 74 percent adequate, and
                                                                                                                                                                                      Second cutting alfalfa hay harvest,
                                                                                                                                                                                      at 86 percent complete, is ahead of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        averaged 5.4 degrees above normal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A few isolated showers dampened
                                  Nancy Jensen                                                 heat and heavy humidity continued          4 percent surplus.                          last year’s 80 percent and the normal             northeast Iowa on Monday while
                                  Butler County CYC                                            to present challenges for both crops         Ninety-seven percent of the corn          82 percent. Third cutting alfalfa hay             showers and thunderstorms brought
                                                                                               and livestock,” Northey said. “Re-         crop is now tasseling, equal to last        harvest advanced to 8 percent com-                mostly light rain to far western and
                                                                 cord rainfall in the Dubuque area          year but ahead of the average 93            plete, behind both last year and nor-             far eastern parts of Iowa on Tues-
                                                                                               on Wednesday night into Thursday           percent. Ninety percent of the corn         mal. The condition of the hay crop is             day night into Wednesday morning.
What was I thinking?                                                                           morning also created some flash
                                                                                               flooding that caused some damage
                                                                                                                                          crop is silking, behind the 93 percent
                                                                                                                                          in 2010 but ahead of the five-year
                                                                                                                                                                                      reported at 3 percent very poor, 11
                                                                                                                                                                                      percent poor, 31 percent fair, 45 per-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thunderstorms brought widespread
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        rain to northeast Iowa and scattered
  By the time you read this, my              life skills in today’s youth?                     to property and crops.”                    average of 83 percent. Thirty-five           cent good, and 10 percent excellent.              rain elsewhere on Wednesday night
judging career for 2011 will be                Was I thinking what an awesome                     The weekly report is also available     percent of the corn crop has reached          Pasture and range condition deteri-             into Thursday morning. Record rains
history. Eight fairs in twenty – two         opportunity it was to talk to Home                on the Iowa Department of Agricul-         the milk stage, behind last year’s          orated to 4 percent very poor, 14 per-            fell over Dubuque County and into
days!                                        Improvement exhibitors, and to                    ture and Land Stewardship’s website        49 percent and just behind the nor-         cent poor, 31 percent fair, 43 percent            Jo Daviess County in Illinois with
  What was I thinking when I said            guide them through the process of                 at or on           mal 36 percent. Four percent of the         good, and 8 percent excellent. Along              the Wednesday night storms. The
“Yes” to that many?                          determining what Design Elements                  USDA’s site at          corn crop has reached dough stage           with livestock losses, slow weight                Dubuque Airport reported a 24-hour
  Was I thinking how much fun it is          and Art Principles their exhibit                  ia. The report follows here:               and a few fields have reached dent           gain and lower milk production are                total of 10.62 inches while unofficial
for ME when I judge Clover Kids              showed? Talking things out seems to               STILL HOT AND HUMID                        stage. Corn condition is reported at        being reported as a result of the hot             amounts of up to 14.5 inches were
and see their enthusiasm for 4-H?            make kids light up when they realize                 While some areas along the Mis-         2 percent very poor, 5 percent poor,        and humid weather.                                reported. The remainder of the week
How can people ever doubt the                that they do know the difference                  souri River are seeing improvement         18 percent fair, 50 percent good, and       IOWA PRELIMINARY WEATHER                          was dry with the exception of a few
significance of 4-H in our great state        between shape and form and color                  in flooding with reduced water vol-         25 percent excellent; a slight decline      SUMMARY                                           scattered storms over far southern
of Iowa when we look at today’s              and texture.                                      ume coming from upstream dams,             from last week. Ninety-one percent            By Harry Hillaker, State Clima-                 Iowa on Friday and Saturday. No
Clover Kids?                                   Was I thinking the 4-H Posters                  the eastern part of Iowa saw flood-         of the soybean crop is blooming,            tologist, Iowa Department of Agri-                measurable rain was reported from
  Was I thinking about the                   I’ve seen in the last 3 weeks have                ing due to excessive rainfall. Major       slightly ahead of the previous year’s       culture & Land Stewardship                        parts of central Iowa during the week
wonderful projects I see in Personal         been nothing short of amazing?                    activities focused on fungicide ap-        90 percent and the five-year average           Iowa endured another hot and hu-                at locations such as Dakota City,
Development and get community                Promoting 4-H during National 4-H                 plications to corn and pesticide ap-       of 88 percent. Pods are being set on        mid week, although not quite as hot               Des Moines, Greenfield and Osceola
service ideas for our county? How            Week ( October 3 – 9) should be a                 plications to soybeans. Forage crops       half of the soybean crop compared           as the previous week. Temperatures                while the Dubuque Airport easily
do some kids find the time to do so           piece of cake in that county to the               seem to be having the hardest time         with 60 percent last year at this time      were above normal every day with                  had the highest official total with
many positive and uplifting events in        north of us. How can people doubt                 with the heat and humidity slowing         and the average 57 percent. Soybean         warmest days on Tuesday (26th),                   10.74 inches. The statewide average
their communities? I saw a Monarch           that 4-H is important in the lives of             re-growth.                                 condition is reported at 2 percent          Wednesday (27th) and Sunday (31st)                precipitation was 0.58 inches while
Butterfly Watch Station,                      many youth today when they can                       There were 5.8 days suitable for        very poor, 3 percent poor, 19 percent       when most locations saw highs in                  normal for the week is 0.94 inches.
  Operation Christmas Stocking               easily show that through posters                  fieldwork statewide during the week.        fair, 52 percent good and 24 percent        the 90s. Highest temperatures were                Preliminary data indicates that July
and one club made and donated                labeled “4-H Is . . . “ .                         Northeast Iowa trailed the rest of the     excellent. Three-quarters of the oat        reported on Wednesday with Albia,                 2011 was Iowa’s warmest month
games to the Children’s Hospital in            Was I thinking how great it was                 state with only 4.6 days suitable as a     crop has been harvested, behind             Keosauqua, Knoxville, Lamoni and                  since August 1983 and the warmest
Iowa City. How can people doubt              to meet new judges (names to add                  result of substantial rainfall received    last year’s 79 percent but ahead of         Osceola all reporting 100 degrees.                July since 1955. Very dry conditions
the significance of 4-H in our great          to my judges folder!) and visit                   on Thursday. Topsoil moisture levels       the normal 65 percent. Oat condi-           Heat indices were also highest on                 have rapidly developed over por-
state of Iowa when we look at the            with ones I’ve known for years? I                 rated 7 percent very short, 23 per-        tion stands at 1 percent very poor, 4       Wednesday with official readings                   tions of southern and west central
tremendous amount of community               can remember when I first started                  cent short, 65 percent adequate, and       percent poor, 25 percent fair, 56 per-      up to 110 degrees at Iowa City and                Iowa over the past few weeks.
pride today’s youth take in their            judging and I knew no one. Now,
  Was I thinking how cool it was
                                             there’s not a place I go where I
                                             don’t know at least one other, and
                                                                                               Another Successful Relay for Life Comes to a Close
to judge Communications and see              oftentimes, numerous other judges.                Dear Editor...                                            a pigtail for the fryer, and he came to the rescue.           portant...We fought a hard battle when many days
how 4-H has helped young people              Something I’ve noticed in my many                   It is 73 degrees at 11:34pm as I pull out of the fair   Then on top of that sang Barborshop with my hus-              we want to give up, give in, because we feel so
today develop those public speaking          years of judging is that judges aren’t            grounds into a dark quite street in Allsion on the        band and son, My Aunt made wanda                                sick, so tired and exhausted from the treatments,
skills they’ll use all life long? I          afraid to ask one another for advice;             8th of July. What a HOT day, and not a breeze. But        bars for our team and delivered                                            or just from the weeks of trying to get
know I was wondering what more               we don’t presume to know it all.                  a day to be remembered indeed. Another Relay for          the Sno cone machine so we                                                  over the treatment. Everyday we try
I could do in Butler County to help            I guess I was thinking, “There’s                Life is in the books. I have spent 43 years living        did not have to run after                                                   to live a normal life and somehwere
young people see the need for those          nothing better than being a county                in Butler County, I went to school here, went to          it, My boss Larry Rickee,                                                   along the line we have forgotten what
skills! How can people doubt the             fair judge in Iowa, the birthplace of             church married later years had       Sponsored our Heartland                                                       normal is. So to all of those people,
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                                                                                               are praying for you...something BIG is going to           out, THIS is what makes Butler County Special,                ler County Friends helped save my life in many
     2005 Chevy Silverado Ext Cab 4x4 Z71                                                      happen, and it did. I am a survivor, and just cel-        this is middle America. If each of these people               different ways. Thank you to my brothers and
     V8, 5.3, AT, Full Power, Topper, 95K miles .....................$14,900                   ebrated my 25th birthday cancer free. I want you          would have demanded payment for our use of                    sisters and in-laws who put up with all my ideas
                                                                                               to understand how very, very, very important              their goods and or servives....our team would not             every year and helped in this heat, you all have
     2007 Dodge Caliber SXT                                                                    Relay for Life really is. As I am leaving the fair        have made a single dime. My brother-in-law was                big hearts. Thank you..thank you so much for the
     4 cyl, AT, Full Power, Heated Cloth Seats, Only 26K miles.$13,300                         grounds they said we raised $54,000. The first             able to make the survivor lap because someone                 simple things you do that speaks volumes for the
                                                                                               year I beleive we took in $13,000. One could say          went the extra mile, brought a wagon and tractor              character of this community. We are all neighbors
     2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser                                                                  Butler County is famous because we have some              in so those who are weak from treatment, and or               who need to help each other from time to time.
     4 cyl, AT, Full Power, 34K miles ...................................$12,900               very good football players...or because we have           other ailments, could come and hear the applause              Thank you all for the big hearts that help Relay for
                                                                                               had some horrendous crimes here, but Butler               tonight as they made their way around the track...            Life become so special each year. Thank you to all
    COOPER MOTORS, INC.                                                                        County is important because people give so freely
                                                                                               to improtant casues like Relay for Life. The Bris-
                                                                                                                                                         let me tell you as a survivor who makes that lap
                                                                                                                                                         every year, it is amazing!!! You hear the clapping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       who sponsored the teams, thank you to all who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       on the teams and thank you to all who plan this
                             Allison, Iowa                                                     tow Fire Department lent our Team their Tents to          and wonder what did I do to deserve this applause,            wonderful event every year...I know that it takes
                                                                                               shade us, the Kwik Trip gave our team drinks to           and it makes you feel like the angles themsleves              alot of time and work. God Bless you all! Til next
                 Ph. 319-267-2392 • FAX: 319-267-2622                                          quinch our thrist on a 93 degree day, Orly‘s Lock-        are applauding, I still get goose bumps, and cry.             year! See you on the track!!
                   Your Hometown Dealer For 47 Years                                           er lent us their Funnel Cake maker without charge         It is a feeling like no other it makes one feel like
                                                             so we could sell funnel cakes the night of the Re-        an egale who can fly to amazing heights when we                   Debbie Bettenga
                            Email:                                     lay, Joel Sult helped our team because we needed          hear the clapping..becasue we did something im-                  Team Captain “Heartland Windows“

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Clarksville Star • Butler County Tribune-Journal                                               Social Events                                                                                                           Thursday, August 4 •        3

                                                         Family Reunions                                                  What To Do In Your Iowa Garden This Month
                                                                                                                          August To-Do List From The Iowa Gardener
                                            Thorne Reunion to be held August 13                                           By Veronica Lorson Fowler
                                            The Annual Thorne Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 13 at the          The Iowa Gardener
                                            Veteran’s Memorial Building in Parkersburg. Potluck dinner at 12:00
                                            noon with program to follow.
                                                                                                                            • Finally, all the rains seem to be
                                            20th Annual Lore Reunion held                                                 slowing a bit. If you remember how
                                                                                                                          to do it, pull out the hose and keep
                                              The annual 20th Lore Reunion of the late Reuben and Elise Lore was
                                            held June 25, at Norton’s Pond with 35 attending.                             things adequately watered. Tip:
                                              Irene Lore Fisher, husband Jack Fisher from Des Moines, were the            Lawns need 1 inch of water a week.
                                            oldest attending. Also attending was their son John and wife Donna            When turning on the sprinkler, set
                                            Fisher from Ankeny, his grandsons Todd and Ann Fisher of Oelwein              out a shallow pan or can. Turn off
          Frances Ebling                    and Chris and Geneva Fisher and baby Bailey Fisher of Nevada; also a          the sprinkler only after 1 inch of
                                            friend of Chris and Geneva, Julie. Their baby Bailey was the youngest         water has accumulated—usually a
Happy 80 Birthday
                                            at 5 weeks old.                                                               period of several hours with a large
  A family gathering was held Janu-           Pearl Lore Fisher – deceased – family attending included son Bob            sprinkler.
ary 23rd to help Frances Ebling cel-        and Diane Fisher and daughter Tonda and children Anjel, Chase and               • Don’t get discouraged. August is
ebrate her birthday which will be           Blake of Urbandale; and daughter Lynnette and children Dessa, Taelyn          a tough month on gardens. They start
August 4, and also for her grandson         and Jaciela of West Des Moines.
                                                                                                                          to get ratty-looking and fewer things
who will be deployed to Germany.              Betty Lore Irish – deceased – daughter Linda and Larry Dixon with
Cards can be sent to 504 Lavonne            children Cathy, Robert and Jonathon of Jesup attended.                        are in flower. But even 15 or 20 min-
Street, Greene, IA 50636.                     Viola Lore Kearbey of Ankeny was the only one from her family at-           utes of weeding, cutting back, dead-
                                                                                                                                                                     Finally, the rains seem to be slowing down. Time to dig out your sprin-
                                            tending.                                                                      heading, mulching, and watering can        kler and water lawns and flower beds. They need approximately 1
                                              Hugh Lore was the only one from the late Floyd Lore family in at-           make a huge difference.                    inch of water a week.
                                            tendance.                                                                       • Harvest early and often for the
                                              Jim and Lelia Lore Norton and sons, Terry and Marilyn and grandson          most tender, sweetest produce and          now--a great reason to include them       especially with newly planted
                                            Kyle and Jackie Norton attended, all of Clarksville. Also Jim, Jr. and        to keep plants producing well. Tip:        in your spring planting. They’re one      things. Containers may well need a
                                            Ruth of Altoona were in attendance.                                           You can harvest tomatoes when              of the few things that look fresh         watering daily.
                                              You will just have to guess who came the furthest. Everyone had a           they’re about halfway red. Bring           this time of year. Keep them well           • Avoid planting, transplanting, or
                                            good time visiting, fishing, camping and eating, even the late night           them indoors (away from insects) to        watered, deadheaded, and well fer-        dividing anything other than a tree or
                                            fireworks.                                                                                                                tilized (apply a granular or liquid       shrub right now. It’s so hot and dry
                                                                                                                          finish ripening indoors on a counter-
                                                                                                                          top. They’ll still have that great, full   all-purpose fertilizer according to       that smaller plants will struggle. It’s
                                            McElhaneys’ anniversary and reunion                                           home-grown tomato flavor!                   package directions).                      best to wait for cooler, wetter weath-
                                              Richard and Betty Jean McElhaney of Clarksville, celebrated their                                                         • Keep up with watering chores,        er.
                                                                                                                            • Annual flowers are at their peak
                                            58th wedding anniversary with a reunion of friends and family mem-
                                              Those in attendance for the week-long celebration were Richard and
                                            Betty’s six of seven children and their spouses and children: daughter
                                                                                                                          A Matter of Balance Workshop Scheduled in Clarksville
     Colton and Lee Salyards                                                                                              (Clarksville, Iowa) August 1, 2011         fall risk factors                         corporation serving older individu-
                                            Roberta McElhaney from Atkins; daughter Laura Padron and her hus-
Marriage                                    band Victor, and children, Christopher and Jennifer, all who reside in        – Would you like to improve your
                                                                                                                          balance? Do you want to feel more
                                                                                                                                                                       • View falls and fear of falling as
                                                                                                                                                                                                               als in Black Hawk, Bremer, Bu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               chanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Grundy,
                                            Mexico; daughter Linda and her husband Duane Griffin from Perry
Announced                                   along with her children, Faith and her husband Corey Nutz who re-             comfortable participating in your
                                                                                                                          favorite activities? Hawkeye Valley
                                                                                                                                                                       Take active steps to reduce the risk
                                                                                                                                                                     of falls, register today for A Mat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tama counties. HVAAA coordinates
  Sis Henning, Clarksville, and             side in Minnesota; daughter Brenda, her husband Steve Verno and her
                                            children Shane and his wife Melissa Verno, all from Yalaha, Florida;          Area Agency on Aging in partner-           ter of Balance. Classes will be held      services for people ages 60 and older
Dave Boomgarden, Horton, would                                                                                            ship with Allen College is offering A      at the Clarksville Public Library         and their caregivers to maintain the
like to announce the marriage of            daughter Jeanette Henry, her husband Dale Henry from Vinton, with
                                            their daughter Renee and her husband Jeromy Krause from Cedar Rap-            Matter of Balance, an award winning        on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to          independence they desire. Some of
their daughter, Lee (Boomgarden)                                                                                          workshop designed to increase the          12:00 noon starting August 31. The        the services provided by HVAAA
to Colton Salyards. Colton is the son       ids; son Bruce and Debra McElhaney who reside in Texas, his daugh-
                                            ter Megan McElhaney with her friend Brandon; our cousin John McEl-            activity levels of older adults who        Clarksville Library is located at 103     include the Aging & Disability
of Dennis and Arlene Salyards, Hax-                                                                                       have concerns about falling. Dur-          W. Greene Street in Clarksville.          Resource Center, home delivered
tun, Colorado.                              haney and his wife, Donna from Waterloo; and family matriarch Jean
                                            McElhaney.                                                                    ing 8 two-hour sessions, participants        Preregistration is required by call-    meals, caregiver support and respite
  The groom is a 2001 graduate of                                                                                         learn to:                                  ing Kim Hinz toll-free at 1-800-779-      services, case management services,
Haxtun High School and attended               Those unable to attend were Paul McElhaney from Palyup, Washing-
                                            ton; Aaron Griffin from Texas; Ian and Carolyn Verno from Florida.               • Promote exercise to increase           8707 by August 22. Space is limited.      consumer protection, congregate
Colorado State University. Colton                                                                                         strength and balance                       There is no cost to attend. Classes       meals, public information and edu-
graduated with a degree in engineer-        In addition, family friends MaryAnn and Vern Clefisch from Readlyn
                                            were in attendance. The celebration was full of food, fun and wonder-           • Set realistic goals for increasing     are funded by the Butler County           cation, and advocacy.
ing and is currently employed by                                                                                          activity                                   Council on Aging.
John Deere as a Senior After treat-         ful memories of visits past.
                                                                                                                            • Improve environment to reduce            HVAAA is a private, not-for-profit
ment Development Engineer.

                                               Clubs &
  The bride is a 2004 graduate of
Clarksville High School and attend-                                               Waverly Health Center to host                                                         New Credit Score
ed the University of Northern Iowa
completing her degree in marketing.                                               Parkinson’s Disease Group                                                             Disclosure Rules In Effect
She is currently employed as a Dia-                                                Waverly Health Center (WHC)            is affected by Parkinson’s Disease,
betes Sales Representative at Novo                                                will host a monthly Parkinson’s         please plan to attend.                          New credit score disclosure          do affect credit applications
Nordisk Pharmaceuticals. Lee is the              500 CARD PARTY                   Caregiver and Support Group on            This event is free and open to all.         rules issued by the Federal            and potential interest rates on
granddaughter of Esther Schmidt,           A 500 card party will be held on       Saturday, August 13. The event will     Please park in the Orange Lot and             Reserve Board and the Federal          loans. Inaccurate information in
Allison.                                 Friday, August 5, beginning at 7:00      be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the     enter through the Orange Entrance.            Trade Commission went into             a credit report can have adverse
  The couple was married April 30        p.m. at the Clarksville AMVETS           Carstensen-Gruben Room at WHC.            Please contact Jennifer Wolff at            effect July 21. “The new rules         consequences during the process
in Cedar Falls.                          Hall. The public is invited to attend.    If you or someone close to you         (319) 352-5644 with any questions.            require lenders to provide             of applying for a loan. For this
                                                      ________                                                                                                          information about the consumer’s       reason, when seeking any sort of
                                                                                                                                                                        credit score if the lender has         credit, review your credit report
                                                  TRIPLE J CLUB
                                            On July 14th, the Triple J Club met
                                                                                  WHC offering American                                                                 denied a credit application or         beforehand. If you find any
                                                                                                                                                                        has given less favorable terms         inaccuracies, have them corrected
                                         at Wilder’s Park. A brunch was en-       Heart Association First Aid class                                                     because of the consumer’s credit       before applying for credit so that
                                         joyed by Kathy Ackerman, Dorothy            An American Heart Associa-           cy, seizures, asthma, and allergic            score,” says Brenda Schmitt,           you’ll stand a better chance of
                                         DeBeer, Karen Janssen, Christine         tion First Aid class is being offered   reactions. Participants will receive          ISU Extension Family Finance           being approved at a lower rate.
                                         Johnson, and Deloris Maifield.            Thursday evening, August 11, from       a 2 year completion card upon suc-            Specialist.                              FICO scores are the credit scores
                                            The next meeting will be a birth-     6:00-8:30 p.m. by Waverly Health        cessful completion of the skills                If an application or request for     most lenders use, with scores
                                         day party held at Elm Springs.           Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation de-     and written exam. Pre-registration            credit is denied and the lender        ranging from 300-850. A credit
                                            Kathy Ackerman                        partment. The course curriculum in-     is required. For more information             uses a credit report to help make      report on the other hand details
                                                                                  cludes first aid for bleeding, burns,    contact Cardiac Rehab at (319)352-            the decision, the lender is required   your credit history such as types
                                          Hawkeye Valley Area Agency              head/neck injury, shock, muscle         4985 or you may go to www.waver-              to provide an adverse action           of credit used and if bills have
                                                                                  sprains/strains, stroke and heart at- and click on Ser-          notice, to the applicant. This isn’t   been paid on time. Consumers
                                               Aging MENU                         tack, poisoning, heat/cold related      vices and then Health Education for           new and has been an industry           can request a free annual copy
                                           Monday, August 8: A: Salisbury
                                                                                  emergencies and care for sudden         a complete listing of our classes.            requirement for many years.            of their credit report from each
                                         Beef, Onion Gravy, Whipped Po-
     Daryl and Betty Schmidt                                                      illnesses such as diabetic emergen-                                                   What is new is the lender is now       of the three credit reporting
                                         tatoes with Skins, Broccoli, Multi
                                         Grain Bread, Banana, and Marga-                                                    PEOPLE WHO READ                             required to tell the date the report   agencies: Equifax, Experian, and
50th Wedding                             rine B: Southwest Chicken Salad,         Allison Meals On Wheels                   NEWSPAPERS ARE:
                                                                                                                                                                        was created, the name of the
                                                                                                                                                                        company that created the score,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               TransUnion by calling 1-877-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               322-8228 or go online at www.
                                         Orange Juice, Multi Grain Bread,
Anniversary                              and Banana                                           MENU                                                                      how the score ranks compared to         It’s

Card Shower                                Tuesday, August 9: A: Pork Loin
                                         with Brown Gravy, Red Potatoes,
                                                                                    Monday, Aug. 8: Chicken breast
                                                                                  supreme, baked potato, broccoli,            BETTER                                    the score of other consumers, the
                                                                                                                                                                        key negative factors that affected
                                                                                                                                                                                                               important for consumers to check
                                                                                                                                                                                                               their credit reports annually to
                                                                                                                                                                        the score, and where to obtain a       assure accurate information in
  Daryl and Betty Schmidt will cel-
ebrate their 50th wedding anniver-
                                         Spinach, Multi Grain Bread, Tropi-
                                         cal Fruit, and Margarine B: Country
                                                                                  sweet cherries.
                                                                                    Tuesday, Aug. 9: Meal loaf,               SCHOOL                                    copy of their credit report.
                                                                                                                                                                          Credit reports and credit scores
                                                                                                                                                                                                               the file which can affect the credit
sary with a family dinner and a card     Fried Steak, Country Gravy, Red Po-      mashed potatoes, cooked cabbage,
shower.                                  tatoes, Spinach, Multi Grain Bread,      diced watermelon.
  Daryl Schmidt and Betty Eiklen-        Tropical Fruit, and Margarine              Wednesday, Aug. 10: Sweet &
borg were married at Pleasant Valley
Reformed Church, Holland, Iowa,
                                           Wednesday, August 10: A: Roast
                                         Beef with Brown Gravy, Whipped
                                                                                  sour meatballs, rice, oriental veg-
                                                                                  etables, pineapple.
                                                                                    Thursday, Aug. 11: Lasagna,
                                                                                                                                  LIt all starts
August 11, 1961. They are currently      Potatoes with Skins, Green Beans                                                       Butler County

engaged in farming.                      with Red Peppers, Wheat Bread,           green beans, garlic toast, apricot
  Their family includes Bryan and        Ice Cream, Cake with Frosting, and       halves, oatmeal raisin cookie.               Tribune-Journal
Tammi Freese, Cedar Falls; Rick          Margarine B: No Alternate                  Friday, Aug. 12: Baked scrod
and Kristi Ott, Greene; Troy and Me-       Thursday, August 11: A: Lemon          cod, scalloped potatoes, diced beets,         with Newspapers
lissa Waetjen, Clarksville, as well as   Pepper Chicken, Wild Rice, Cab-          sherbet.
grandchildren Hillary, Zach, Kalie,      bage, Multi Grain Bread, and Fruit-
Cody, Katie, Trevor, Jessica, Kyle,      ed Orange Gelatin B: Mixed Bean
Brady and Ben and great-grandchil-
dren Nolan and Chloe.
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4 • Thursday, August 4, 2011                                                   Obituaries/Church News                                                                                                                   • Butler County Tribune-Journal •

                          Obituaries                                                                                             Church Directory
Gladys Lena Stobbe                                                                      PLEASANT VALLEY –                            SHELL ROCK –                                 AREDALE, BRISTOW AND                     ALLISON-
  Gladys Lena Stobbe, 91, of                                                              First United Church of Christ                    Peace Lutheran Church                  DUMONT-                                       Trinity Reformed Church
Clarksville, died on Wednesday, July                                                        Rev. Anne Sunday, Pastor                              (LCMS)                                    New Hope Parish                        Pastor Gary Mulder
27, 2011, at the Community Nursing                                                               31015 150th Street                         121 East Washington                       United Methodist Churches                       614 Cherry St.
                                                                                                    Clarksville                                319-885-41240
Home in Clarksville, from natural                                                       Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m.                  Saturday, August 6: 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Pastor Mark Young                    Note: Handicap Accessible
causes                                                                                  Worship.                                     Worship; 8:00 p.m. Bible Class &
                                                                                                                                                                                  Aredale                                  Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Worship
  Funeral services were held                                                                                                         Sunday School.                               Sunday, Aug. 7: 8:30 a.m. Worship        with Holy Communion, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, July 30, at St. John                                                          CLARKSVILLE –                                                                             Service.                                 Fellowship.
Lutheran Church in Clarksville with                                                             Peace for your soul,                 SHELL ROCK –                                 Dumont                                   Saturday, Aug. 13: 7:00 a.m. Iron II
Pastor David Nelson officiating.                                                               In a peaceful setting.                      Faith Lutheran Church                  Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Sunday         Iron Men’s Group.
Lois Roose accompanied those in                                                            Unity Presbyterian Church                         422 N. Prairie Street                School: 10:15 a.m. Worship Service.
attendance singing “In The Garden”.                                                         Ridge Avenue & 220th St.                          Pastor Kim Smith                                                             VILMAR-
Special recordings of “Amazing                                                              One mile south of Hwy. 3                            319-885-4547                      DUMONT-                                       St. John’s Lutheran Church
Grace” and “How Great Thou Art”                                                              Pastor Stephen W. Keve                   Email:               Dumont Reformed Church                         Pastor Mark Walker
                                                                                         319-266-0634 or 319-961-0081                Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m.
were also played. Burial was held                                                       Sunday, August 7: 10:00 a.m.                 Worship Service; 10:00 a.m. Sunday
                                                                                                                                                                                           (641) 857-3514                  Note: St. John’s is Handicap
in Lynwood Cemetery, Clarksville,                                                       Worship Service.                             School; 10:15 a.m. Contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                      Pastors Jeff and April Fiet          Accessible
with Shannon Stobbe, Chad Stobbe,                                                                                                    Worship Service.                             Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Worship with          Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Worship
Don Klunder, Gary Freerks, Jim                                                          CLARKSVILLE –                                Wednesday, August 10: 7:00 p.m.              Sunday School after Children’s           Service with Holy Communion,
Klunder and Jeff Kolb serving as                                                            St. John Lutheran Church                 Evening Worship Service.                     Message.                                 Coffee & Fellowship.
casket bearers. Memorials may be                                                                204 N. Washington                                                                                                          Monday, Aug. 8: 2:00 p.m. BINGO
directed to St. John Lutheran Church         years. She was also a member of                   Pastor David Nelson                   WAVERLY –                                    BRISTOW-                                 at Allison Rehabilitation Center.
or Community Nursing Home.                   the Community Nursing Home                             278-4765                             St. Mary’s Catholic Church                   Reformed Church, Bristow             Thursday, Aug. 11: 8:00 p.m.
  The Redman-Schwartz Funeral                Auxiliary and enjoyed volunteering         Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m.                          2700 Horton Road                         Kesley Presbyterian Church           Council Meeting.
Home in Clarksville was in charge of         her time to assist other residents.        Worship Service.                                        Fr. Mike Tauke                            Pastor Tamara Entin              Saturday, Aug. 13: 7:00 a.m. Prayer
                                             Gladys enjoyed baking, especially                                                                  319-352-2493
arrangements. Online condolences                                                        CLARKSVILLE –                                Eucharistic Liturgies: Saturday 5:15
                                                                                                                                                                                           Cell: 515-293-0928              at Elm Springs.
may be left at www.redman-                   cookies, and continued to fill pie                 Community United                     p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. and                        Home: 515-532-2274                                 orders long after she retired from the              Methodist Church                    10:00 a.m.                                   Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:30 a.m. Worship        GREENE-
  Gladys Lena Stobbe was born                restaurant.                                      309 W. Superior Street                 Thursday, August 4: 9:00 a.m. Mass.          at Kesley                                     First Presbyterian Church
September 8, 1919, the daughter                Gladys is survived by her son,                  Pastor Dan Fernandez                  Saturday, August 6: 5:15 p.m. Mass;                                                     319 East Traer Streets
of Ernest and Melusine (Mueller)             David (Merna) Stobbe, of Shell                  To contact Pastor Dan for               Food Collection @ Mass; NCYC                 BRISTOW-                                   P.O. Box 160
Klunder on the family farm near              Rock; one son-in-law, Don Cain, of         appointment call 885-4554 or leave           Camp-out begins.                                 Bennezette Wesleyan Church             Greene, IA 50636-0160
Clarksville. She attended rural              Shell Rock; three grandchildren, and              message at 278-4712.                  Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m. Mass;                    Pastor Tim McGuire                         Rev. John Hanna
country school at Fremont #4 in              seven great-grandchildren, Shannon            In emergency 515-729-3237                 Food Collection @ Mass; 6:30 p.m.                     Ph: 641-894-3365           
Butler County. On February 11,               (Traci) Stobbe, and their children,              Handicapped Accessible                 Tuesday, August 9: 4:15 p.m.                   Located 3 miles East of Aredale        Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Worship;
                                             Emma, Isaac, and Jenna; Chad                     Hearing ear phones for                 Rosary.
1941, she was united in marriage                                                                  Worship service
                                                                                                                                                                                             on 150th Street               10:00 a.m. Coffee & Fellowship.
to Arthur Stobbe at the Pleasant             (Micole) Stobbe, and their children,       Sunday, August 7: 10:30                      WAVERLY-                                     Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Sunday         Tuesday, Aug. 9: 11:30 a.m.
Valley Church in rural Clarksville.          William and Ella; Kevin Cain, and          a.m. Morning Worship/Holy                      Peace United Church of Christ              School for all ages; 10:00 a.m.          Presbyterians Serve at Nutrition Site;
The couple farmed together until             his children, Ali and Madi; a sister-      Communion.                                          203 Crestwood Ave.                    Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Morning           1:00 p.m. Sewing Circle.
moving to town in 1945. Gladys               in-law, Lila Peters, of Waverly.                                                                  319-352-3151                       Worship; 7:00 p.m. Community             Wednesday, Aug. 10: 4:30 p.m.
cooked at the Corner Café for 25               She was preceded in death by her         CLARKSVILLE –                                    Pastor Jonathan Hennings                 Bible Study.                             Worship Committee Meeting; 7:00
years and also did babysitting work          parents; her husband, Arthur, on                   Immanuel United                      Sunday, August 7: 8:30 a.m.                                                           p.m. Session Meeting.
for Lucille Swick’s family. Gladys           October 21, 1979; one daughter,                     Church of Christ                    Worship Service.                             BRISTOW-
and her sister, Arlene, operated A &         Verna Mae Cain on January 4, 2008;                203 S. Mather Street                                                                     Bristow Church of Christ           GREENE-
G popcorn stand in Clarksville for           six brothers: Otto, William, Alvin,               Pastor Lynne Busch                    WAVERLY –                                             Pastor Delbert Beard                St. Mary’s Catholic Church
                                             Ewald, Harvey, and Ernest Klunder;                   319-278-4224                          St. John Lutheran Church
over 25 years. Gladys was a member                                                      Sunday, August 7: 9:30 a.m.                           Missouri Synod
                                                                                                                                                                                            Ph: 641-775-3301                 Msgr. Walter Brunkan, Pastor
of St. John Lutheran Church in               and four sisters: Lela Wedeking,           Worship Service.                                  “Church of the Lutheran Hour”
                                                                                                                                                                                  Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Coffee         Saturday, Aug. 6: 5:30 p.m. Mass.
Clarksville where she was involved           Meta Kolb, Arlene Klunder and                                                            On radio stations WMT, 600 AM at 6:30       and goodies; 9:30 a.m. Bible School      Sunday, Aug. 7: 10:00 a.m. Mass.
in women’s fellowship over the               Esther in infancy.                         CLARKSVILLE –                                  a.m.; KXEL, 1540 AM at 7:00 a.m. &         for all ages; 10:15 a.m. Worship
                                                                                                 Church of Christ                          KWAY, 1470 AM at 8:00 a.m.             Service; 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship.      GREENE-

Lavern G. DeVries                                                                              302 S. Elizabeth Street
                                                                                                Val Swinton, Pastor
                                                                                                                                                    Every Sunday
                                                                                                                                              415 4th Street SW                   APLINGTON-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                St. Peter Lutheran Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    324 E. Traer, Greene
	 Lavern	 G.	 DeVries,	 65,	 of	 Al-                                                                 278-4416                         Rev. Matthew Versemann & Rev.                      Hitesville Gospel Hall                    Gary Hatcher, Pastor
                                                                                        Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m. Sunday                     Keith Brustuen                               R.R., Aplington                            641-816-5531
lison,	 died	 on	 Wednesday,	 July	 27,	                                                School; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service;          Sunday, August 7: 9:15 a.m.
2011,	 at	 Iowa	 Methodist	 Medical	                                                                                                                                              Sunday, Aug. 7: 10:00 a.m. Ministry      Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Worship
                                                                                        6:30 p.m. Evening Worship.                   Worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School            of the Word; 11:00 a.m. Worship;         with Traditional Holy Communion;
Center	in	Des	Moines	from	compli-                                                                                                    & Bible Class.
cations	of	injuries	sustained	in	a	ve-                                                                                                                                            7:00 p.m. Gospel Service.                10:00 a.m. Fellowship.
                                                                                        PLAINFIELD –                                 Wednesday, August 10: 7:15 p.m.                                                       Wednesday, Aug. 10: 7:00 a.m.
hicle	accident.                                                                                First Baptist Church                  Worship.                                     Wednesday, Aug. 10: 7:30 p.m.
	 Funeral	services	were	held	Tues-                                                               809 Main Street                                                                  Prayer Meeting and Bible Study.          Men’s Bible Study; 6:30 p.m.
day,	 August	 2,	 at	 the	 First	 Baptist	                                                        319-276-4889                       SHELL ROCK -                                                                          Contemporary Worship with Holy
Church	 in	 Plainfield	 with	 Pastor	                                                           Pastor Shawn Geer                         Solid Rock Baptist Church               ALLISON-                                 Communion.
Shawn	 Geer	 officiating.	 Burial	 was	                                                 Sunday, August 7: 10:30 a.m.                          212 S. Cherry Street                        Allison Bible Church             Thursday, Aug. 11: 9:30 a.m. Faith,
in	Willow	Lawn	Cemetery	in	Plain-                                                       Worship.                                              Pastor Gene Meany                            108 Pfaltzgraff St.             Vision & Glory Circle.
                                                                                                                                                319-429-0931                      Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:15 a.m. Bible          Saturday, Aug. 13: 6:00 p.m.
field.	Memorials	may	be	directed	to	                                                    PLAINFIELD –                                 Sunday, August 7: 10:00 a.m.
the	 family’s	 discretion	 or	 to	Wilder	                                                                                                                                         Hour; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship.        Worship.
                                                                                            United Methodist Church                  Sunday School; 11:00 a.m. Morning            Wednesday, Aug. 10: 7:00 p.m.
Park	in	Allison.                                                                                  404 2nd Street                     Worship; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening
	 The	 Kaiser-Corson	 Funeral	                                                                                                                                                    Lord’s Supper and Prayer.                WAVERLY-
                                                                                           Dennis M. Burns, Lay Pastor               Service.                                                                                      Open Bible Church
Home	 in	 Waverly	 was	 in	 charge	 of	                                                      Church - 319-276-3195                   Wednesday, August 10: 7:00 p.m.
arrangements.	 Online	 condolences	                                                          Home – 319-987-2188                     Prayer & Bible Study.                        ALLISON-                                         1013 E. Bremer Ave.
may	 be	 left	 at	 www.kaisercorson.                                                        Lay Pastor’s Office Hours                                                                 United Church of Christ                         Senior Pastor
com.                                         the	 Allison-Bristow	 school	 system	          Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m.                 NASHUA-                                           Ralph Wedeking Pastor                    Rev. Marvin Talamantez
	 Lavern	 George	 DeVries	 was	              for	 25	 years.	 Lavern	 also	 worked	           And by Appointment                          St. John’s United Church                Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Sunday                  Ph: 319-352-2038
born	 on	 October	 16,	 1945,	 the	          for	 Farmers	 Mutual	 Hail	 Insurance	     Sunday, August 7: 9:00 a.m.                        of Christ, Pleasant Hill               Worship.                                 Sunday, Aug. 7: 8:30 a.m. and
                                             Company	of	Iowa	as	a	crop	adjuster	        Worship.                                              10009 Union Ave.                                                             10:15 a.m. Morning Worship; Coffee
son	 of	 George	 H.	 and	 Berneta	 O.	
(Westervelt)	 DeVries	 in	 Charles	          for	32	years.	He	retired	from	teach-                                                             Nashua, IA 50658                    ALLISON-                                 Corner: Sundays at 9:45 a.m.
                                                                                        SHELL ROCK –                                                                                  St. James Lutheran Church
City.	 He	 attended	 Plainfield	 school	     ing	 in	 2004	 and	 continued	 to	 work	       United Methodist Church                           Rev. Linda Myren
and	 graduated	 from	 Plainfield	            for	 Farmers	 Mutual	 Hail	 until	 the	                                                           (641) 330-8821                            Pastor Jeffrey A. Blank           SHELL ROCK-
                                                                                               204 S. Prairie Street                                                                                                               First Baptist Church
High	 School	 in	 1964.	 He	 then	 at-       time	of	his	death.                               Pastor Dan Fernandez                   Sunday, August 7: 9:30 a.m.                  Saturday, Aug. 6: 9:30 a.m. Martha
tended	 Wartburg	 College	 for	 four	        	 He	 was	 a	 member	 of	 the	 First	                319-885-4554                       Worship Service; Coffee Hour.                Circle at Elm Springs.                        223 W. Washington Street
years,	 graduating	 in	 1968.	 Lavern	       Baptist	Church	in	Plainfield,	serving	     Sunday, August 7: 10:30 a.m.                 Monday, August 8: 7:30 p.m.                  Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:00 a.m. Worship               Shell Rock, IA 50670
then	 started	 teaching	 in	 the	Titonka	    several	terms	as	trustee.	Lavern	was	      Worship Service.                             Consistory.                                  with Holy Communion; Tuesday,                    Pastor Alan V. Dicks
school	 system.	 On	 December	 27,	          a	 fantail	 pigeon	 breeder	 and	 model	                                                                                             Aug. 9: 9:00 a.m. Sew-Sew Sisters.       Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:30 a.m. Sunday
1970,	 he	 was	 united	 in	 marriage	 to	
Regina	Schroeder	at	St.	Peter’s	Lu-
                                             	 Survivors	are	his	wife,	Regina,	of	
                                                                                        Conrad Weber, Jr.                                                                         Thursday, Aug. 11: 5:00 p.m. Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dinner; 7:00 p.m. Church Council.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           School; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening Service;
theran	 Church	 in	 rural	 Sumner.	 La-      Allison;	two	daughters:	Nicole,	and	       	 Conrad	 Weber,	 Jr.,	 98,	 of	 Wa-                                                      Friday, Aug. 12: 10:15 a.m.              6:30-8:00 p.m. Awanas Club.
vern	 continued	 to	 teach	 for	 a	 total	   her	 husband,	 Benjamin	 Kirchmann,	       verly,	formerly	of	Parkersburg,	died	                                                     Communion at Rehab Center.
of	10	years	in	Titonka	and	later	for	        of	 Runnells;	 and	 Renae	 ,	 and	 her	    Thursday,	July	28,	2011,	at	the	Bar-
                                                                                        tels	 Lutheran	 Retirement	 Commu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           YOU ARE INVITED
                                             husband,	 Joseph	 Lesan,	 of	Ames;	 a	

Marvin Clark                                 granddaughter,	Marissa	Kirchmann;	
                                             and	a	brother,	Donald,	an	d	his	wife,	
                                                                                        nity,	of	natural	causes.		
                                                                                        	 Funeral	services	were	held	Mon-
                                                                                        day,	August	1,	at	Reformed	Church	                                                                                       TO
                                             Linda	DeVries,	of	Plainfield.
Moser                                        He	was	preceded	in	death	by	his	par-
                                                                                        of	 Stout	 in	 Stout	 with	 Rev.	 David	
                                                                                        VanderLest	 officiating.	 	 Organist	                                                                              ATTEND CH_ _CH!
	 Funeral	services	for	Marvin	Clark	                                                    Elaine	 Schnell	 accompanied	 Con-
                                                                                        gregational	Hymns	“In	the	Garden,”	
Moser,	 80,	 of	 Charles	 City,	 were	
held	 Tuesday,	 August	 2,	 2011,	 at	       Merna Teeple                               “What	a	Friend	We	Have	In	Jesus,”	
                                                                                        and	“Sweet	Hour	Of	Prayer.”		Wayne	                                                                              WHAT IS MISSING?
Reid’s	Funeral	Chapel,	519	N.	First	
St.,	Greene,	with	Pastor	John	Hanna	 	 Merna	 Teeple,	 94,	 of	 Greene,	                Arends	sang,	“Each	Step	I	Take”	and	
officiating.	A	 graveside	 service	 was	 died	on	Sunday,	July	31,	2011,	at	the	         “How	 Beautiful	 Heaven	 Must	 Be.”	     	
held	 2	 p.m.,	 Wednesday,	August	 3,	 Liebe	 Care	 Center	 in	 Greene.	 	 Ar-          Burial	 was	 at	 Oak	 Hill	 Cemetery	
2011,	 at	 Rose	 Hill	 Cemetery	 with	 rangements	are	incomplete	at	Reid’s	             in	 Parkersburg,	 Iowa	 with	 Bernard	
Military	Honors	conducted	by	Tack- Funeral	 Chapel,	 519	 N.	 First	 St.	               Schnell,	 Rodney	 Kendrick,	 Mike	
                                                                                                                                     served	 on	 the	 Consistory	 as	 a	 Dea-
Barnett	 Post	 268,	American	 Legion	 Greene.	Online	condolences	may	be	                Schlamp,	 Marlyn	 Weber,	 Duane	
                                            left	at          Saul,	 and	 Lloyd	 Weber	 serving	 as	       con,	as	well	as	Benevolent	Treasurer	
of	Greene.
                                                                                        Casketbearers.	 Memorials	 may	 be	          for	34	years.	Conrad	was	a	farmer	at	
	 Memorials	may	be	directed	to	the	
                                                                                        directed	to	the	family	of	Conrad.            heart,	taking	great	pride	in	his	work.	  	
Marvin	Moser	Memorial	Fund,	610	
                                                                                                                                     He	 enjoyed	 meals	 around	 the	 table	
7th	Ave.,	Charles	City,	Iowa	50616.
Reid’s	 Funeral	 Chapel	 of	 Greene	         Gladys Skarr                               	 The	 Redman-Schwartz	 Funeral	
                                                                                        Home	in	Parkersburg	was	in	charge	
                                                                                        of	 arrangements.	 Online	 condo-
                                                                                                                                     with	his	family,	as	well	as	going	for	
                                                                                                                                     drives	and	shopping.
                                                                                                                                                                                       If you enjoy working on a team of healthcare
                                                                                                                                                                                     professionals dedicated to Person Directed Care,
was	 in	 charge	 of	 arrangements.	                                                                                                                                                   then we are looking for you to join our team at
                                                                                                                                     	 Conrad	 is	 survived	 by	 his	 wife	
Online	 condolences	 may	 be	 left	 at	 	 Gladys	M.	Skarr,	92,	of	Dumont,	              lences	may	be	left	at	www.redman-
                                            died	 on	 Sunday,	 July	 31,	 2011,	 at                                 of	72	years,	Jeanette	Weber,	of	Wa-                           Maple Manor Village!
                                            the	Dumont	Wellness	Center	in	Du-           	 Conrad	Weber,	 Jr.,	 was	 born	 the	       verly;	 two	 daughters,	 Lorraine,	 and	
                                                                                                                                     her	husband,	Roger	Kramer,	of	Shell	                 *NEW* Full-time C.N.A. needed for
Bonnie Jung
                                            mont.                                       son	of	Conrad	and	Millie	(Zapf)	We-
                                            	 Funeral	 services	 were	 held	            ber,	Sr.	on	May	14,	1913,	on	a	farm	         Rock;	and	Wanita,	and	her	husband,	                       2nd shift (2pm-10pm),
                                            Wednesday,	 August	 3,	 at	 the	 New	       near	 Stout.	 He	 received	 his	 educa-      Jim	 Eckhoff,	 of	 Clarksville;	 two	
                                                                                                                                                                                      4-5 days a week and every other weekend
	 Bonnie	Jean	Jung,	54,	of	Dumont,	 Hope	Parish	of	the	United	Methodist	                tion	from	a	country	school	near	his	         grandchildren:	 Holly,	 and	 her	 hus-
died	 on	 Saturday,	 July	 30,	 2011,	 at	 Church	in	Dumont	with	Pastor	Mark	           home.	 On	 February	 16,	 1939,	 Con-        band,	Michael	Homan;	and	Michael,	
                                                                                                                                     and	 his	 wife,	 Crystal	 Eckhoff;	 and	        Not certified? We pay for C.N.A. training so you
Mercy	 Medical	 Center	 North	 Iowa	 Young	 officiating.	 Burial	 will	 take	           rad	and	Jeanette	Heyenga	were	unit-
in	Mason	City.		                            place	in	the	Belmond	Cemetery.	Me-          ed	 in	 marriage	 at	 the	 parsonage	 of	    two	 great-grandchildren:	 Hayden	                can work while learning! We offer insurance
	 Funeral	 services	 were	 held	 at	 morials	may	be	directed	to	Hospice,	               the	Reformed	Church	of	Stout.	Con-           Homan	and	Austin	Eckhoff;	a	broth-                  benefits, uniforms, shoes, meals and our
10:30	a.m.	on	Wednesday,	August	3,	 the	New	Hope	Parish	of	the	United	                  rad	 was	 active	 in	 farming	 through	      er,	Roy	(Ann)	Weber,	of	Stout;	and	a	          PIB program that increases your wage 15 percent.
at	the	Faith	Baptist	Church	in	Hamp- Methodist	 Church	 in	 Dumont	 or	 to	             his	 early	 nineties.	 The	 couple	 lived	   sister,	Millie	Saul,	of	Parkersburg.
ton	 with	 Pastor	 Brian	 Haynes	 offi- the	Dumont	Wellness	Center.                     their	entire	married	life	in	the	same	       He	 was	 preceded	 in	 death	 by	 his	          To apply, stop by 345 Parriott St. in Aplington to
ciating.	 	 Burial	 was	 in	 the	 Hillside	 	 The	 Sietsema-Vogel	 Funeral	             home	 near	 Stout	 before	 moving	 to	       parents;	step-mother,	Geerta	Weber;	
                                                                                                                                     a	 son,	 Kenneth	 Weber;	 a	 grandson,	               fill out an application, contact us at
Cemetery	in	Sheffield.	                     Home	 of	 Dumont	 is	 in	 charge	 of	       Bartels	 Lutheran	 Retirement	 Com-
	 The	 Sietsema-Vogel	 Funeral	 arrangements.	 Online	 condolences	                     munity	in	Waverly,	Iowa,	in	January	         Daniel	 Kramer;	 two	 brothers:	 Ed-                 319-347-2309, or visit our website at
Home	of	Hampton	was	in	charge	of	 may	 be	 left	 at	 www.sietsemavogel-                 2011.	 Conrad	 was	 a	 member	 of	 the	      ward	Weber	and	John	Weber;	and	a	                  E.O.E.
arrangements.                                                Reformed	Church	of	Stout	where	he	           sister,	Elizabeth	Stickfort.		
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                                                                                                                                                                       Allison Public Library Notes
                                                                                                                                                                                              By Kelly Henrichs and Patty Hummel

                                                                                                                                                                         NEW RELEASES:                             observations with humorous stories
                                                                                                                                                                         THE SILVER BOAT by Luanne                 from a seven- decade career in
                                                                                                                                                                       Rice . . . Three far-flung sisters           Hollywood. Longtime fans and new
                                                                                                                                                                       come home to Martha’s Vineyard              fans alike will relish Betty’s candid
                                                                                                                                                                       one last time. Their mother’s beach         take on everything from her rumored
                                                                                                                                                                       house is the only place any of them         crush on Robert Redford (true) to
                                                                                                                                                                       ever found true happiness and they          her beauty regimen (“I have no idea
                                                                                                                                                                       need to begin the difficult process          what color my hair is and I never
                                                                                                                                                                       of letting go. Memories of their            intend to find out”) to the Facebook
                                                                                                                                                                       grandmother, mother, and their Irish        campaign that helped persuade her
                                                                                                                                                                       father, who sailed away the year Dar        to host Saturday Night Live despite
                                                                                                                                                                       turned twelve, rise up and expose           her having declined the hosting job
                                                                                                                                                                       the fine cracks in their family myth-        three times already.
                                                                                                                                                                       especially when a cache of old letters        HIS OTHER WIFE by Deborah
                                                                                                                                                                       reveals enough truth to send them           Bedford . . . Since her divorce from
                                                                                                                                                                       back to their ancestral homeland.           Eric, Hilary has done everything she
                                                                                                                                                                         ONE SUMMER by David                       can to control life for herself and
                                                                                                                                                                       Baldacci . . . It’s almost Christmas,       her son. Beneath a calm surface,
The kids with their panda boats.                                                                                                                                       but there is no joy in the house of         she is terrified of failing Seth. She’s
                                                                                                                                                                       terminally ill Jack and his family.         worked hard to raise him on her

Library Trip Around the World Ends in China                                                                                                                            With only a short time left to live, he
                                                                                                                                                                       spends his last days preparing to say
                                                                                                                                                                       goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   own, and she’s succeeded--he’s now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   set to graduate from high school and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   enroll at the University of Illinois
   We visited our last country for our      and chariots.
summer reading program this week.
This week we went to China. We
                                              The children were amazed by the
                                            pictures in the book we have. We
                                                                                             Dumont Community Library                                                  and their three children. Then,
                                                                                                                                                                       unthinkably, tragedy strikes again:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   with a full scholarship. But Hilary’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   worst fears are realized when there
                                                                                                                                                                       Lizzie is killed in a car accident.         is a rock-climbing accident at a post-
learned China is the most populous
nation on earth. With more than 1.2
                                            read a story about how the animals
                                            were chosen that are in the Chinese
                                                                                                            by Deb Eisentrager                                         With no one able to care for them,          graduation campout. A young girl is
billion people, it contains one-fifth        Zodiac. Everyone wanted to know                                                                                            the children are separated from each        hurt, and Seth is arrested.
of the world’s population.                  which animal they were. We read           a boat. The kids were very excited      about. It should be a wild time.         other and sent to live with family            THE CREED LEGACY by
   The Great Wall of China spans            another story about going to school       to learn the boats actually float. Our   Upcoming Events:                         members around the country. Just            Linda Lael Miller . . . Rough-and-
over 4000 miles and remains one             in China.                                 snack this week was fortune cook-         Aug. 9 – Friends of the Library        when all seems lost, Jack begins            tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed
of the great wonders of the world.            Fourth graders are expected to          ies.                                    Annual Meeting 4:00                      to recover in a miraculous turn of          likes life on the move. Until a chance
Mount Everest on the border with            know 2,000 of the over 40,000 writ-         Everyone received a pair of chop-       Aug. 11 - Movie Day for Adults         events. He rises from what should           encounter with his long-estranged
Nepal is the world’s tallest peak. The      ten Chinese characters. By the time       sticks for coming to the program.       featuring August Rush 1:00               have been his deathbed, determined          twin brother brings him “home”
tomb of Qin, the first emperor who           they leave college, they will know          Our final program was Wed. Aug.          Aug. 25 - Movie Day for Adults         to bring his fractured family back          for the first time in years. Suddenly
united China, contains thousands of         4,000 or 5,000 characters.                3 with the Blank Park Zoo bring-        featuring The Apple Dumpling Gang        together.                                   Brody is in Creed territory—at
life-size terra cotta soldiers, horses,       Our craft this week was a panda on      ing animals for the children to learn   Rides Again                                THE                     MIDWIFE’S         thirty-three, he’s a restless bad boy
                                                                                                                                                                       CONFESSION                by       Diane    among family with deep ties to the
                                                                                                                                                                       Chamberlain . . . Dear Anna,                land and each other. And a secret
                                                                                                    News from the                                                        What I have to tell you is difficult
                                                                                                                                                                       to write, but I know it will be far
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   past haunts him as he tries to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   plans for his future.
                                                                                         Liebe Care Center   Greene, Iowa
                                                                                                                                                                       more difficult for you to hear, and
                                                                                                                                                                       I’m so sorry… The unfinished letter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Carolyn Simmons is looking for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mr. Right in Lonesome Bend when
                                                                                                                                                                       is the only clue Tara and Emerson           she falls for gorgeous Brody Creed,
                                                                                        Wednesday August 3rd - This           the 100th Birthday Anniversary of        have to the reason behind their close       the opposite of everything she wants.
  The Friends of the Library are            for “Results” by continuing to
                                                                                      morning we will be having our           Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989).              friend Noelle’s suicide. Everything           FOR YOUNG READERS:
having their annual meeting at 4            support Summer Reading Programs
p.m. on August 9 at the Dumont              and other programs geared towards         monthly Resident’s Council. This            Sunday August 7th - Today            they knew about Noelle—her calling            WILD OUTDOORS SERIES . . .
Community Library, and they would           young people. The Friends of the          afternoon we will be trying out a new   our Devotions will be led by St.         as a midwife, her passion for causes,       Wilderness trails. Huge deer. Record
love to have anyone wishing to              Library create “Interest” among           activity “Minute to Win It”, come       John’s Lutheran Church of Vilmar         her love for her friends and family—        trout. There’s always an adventure
become a supporter of the library           those who may not yet know much           out to try to see if you can complete   at 2:00 pm. Today is International       described a woman who embraced              waiting in the wild outdoors. Includes
in attendance at the meeting. The           about the library, and they work to       the task in less than a minute! This    Forgiveness Day.                         life. Yet there was so much they            FRESHWATER FISHING, DUCK
Friends of the Library help out with        get these people involved.                evening at about 6:45 we will be           Monday August 8th - We will           didn’t know.                                HUNTING, DEERE HUNTING,
a variety of the Dumont Community             This organization is open to            an activity called “Check it Out”.      begin our morning with a game of           THE BRIDE’S HOUSE by                      and BOW HUNTING.
Library needs, and they are in need         “Everyone.” With the support of the       It should make for a good night!        Dice Baseball. This afternoon we         Sandra Dallas . . . A novel about             THE LOUD BOOK by Deborah
of continued support so the programs        community, there is “Nothing” they        Today is National Watermelon Day.       will be having “Now What”, come          the secrets and passions of three           Underwood . . . BANG! CRACKLE!
of the library can continue to grow.        cannot achieve. “Don’t” pass up this        Thursday August 4th - This            out to see what we have planned!         generations of women who have all           BOO!
  If you are interested in becoming a       opportunity to “Support” what the         morning we will be playing Balloon      Today is “Sneak Some Zucchini            lived in the same Victorian home              Just like there are lots of quiets,
Friend of the Library, or if you would      Friends of the Library do for the         Volleyball in the lounge area. This     Onto Your Neighbors Porch Day”.          called the Bride’s House. It’s 1880,        there are also lots of louds: Good
like information on what you can do         Dumont Community Library.                 afternoon we will be playing Frog           Tuesday August 9th - Our             and for unassuming seventeen-year-          louds (HOORAY!) and bad louds
to help out with what the Friends are         Friends,     Results,       Interest,   Jump. Today is the 50th birthday of     morning activity is Penny Pitch.         old Nealie Bent, the Bride’s House          (CRASH!) And louds that make
                                                                                      President Barack Obama.                 This afternoon we will be playing
doing, contact Margaret Bohls.              Everyone, Nothing, Don’t, and                                                                                              is a fairy tale come to life. It seems      you feel like you are the center of
  On one document from the                  Support. All combined, it is clear that      Friday August 5th - Today is         BINGO! Betty Boop’s Birthday
                                                                                                                                                                       as if it is being built precisely for her   attention (BURP!).
Friends of the Library, they outline        the FRIENDS of the Library work           Ring Toss for our morning activity.     (1930).
                                                                                      This afternoon we will be having           Exercise group is held Monday         and Will Spaulding, the man she is            TALK, OSCAR, PLEASE by
what it means to be part of the             hard to make the library a vibrant                                                                                         convinced she will marry. But life          Karen Kaufman Orloff . . . A dog is
FRIENDS. They are real “Friends”            place in the Dumont Community,            bowling in the lounge area. Today is    through Friday, prior to the morning
                                                                                      “Work Like a Dog Day”.                  and afternoon activities. Social time    doesn’t go according to plan, and           a man’s (and a child’s) best friend--
by improving and supporting the             and they hope you will be interested                                                                                       Nealie finds herself in the Bride’s          but it’s tough when your best friend
programs of the library. They work          in helping as well.                          Saturday August 6th - Balloon        is held after the afternoon activities
                                                                                      Fun will begin our morning.             are complete, usually around 2:30.       House pregnant—-and married to              can only bark, yip, growl, and howl!
                                                                                      This afternoon we will have a              You may visit us in person at 108     another.                                    Young readers will empathize with
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                                                                                                                                                            Butler County
                                                                                                                                                           Courthouse News
                                                                                                                                         CITATIONS                   Hartford, City of; 90-15-32-NE-      Union; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn
                                                                                                                               Matthew Ackerson, 25 of New           ETC; 2011-2484.                      & Ch Blks-19-1; CL-210-19-1;
                                                                                                                             Hampton, fail to wear/maintain            Release: Veridian Credit Union;    Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn & Ch
                                                                                                                             safety belt.     $50 fine, $17.50        Morris-Hovenga Angela; Hovenga       Blks-19-4-N 33 FT & S 33 FT;
                                                                                                                             surcharge, $60 court cost.              Blake H; 90-17-29-N Auditor Subd     2011-2538.
                                                                                                                               Gerald Cable, 67 of Ames, open        Etc.; 2011-2487.                       Release: First National Bank; Feltz
                                                                                                                             container - passenger. $200 fine,          Release: Veridian Credit Union;    Duane R; Feltz Joann; Allison-AL-
                                                                                                                             $75 surcharge, $60 court cost.          Brandt Joshua V; 90-16-1-SE SE       Original Town-91 & 92-E1/2; AL-

Highway 14 overpass
                                                                                                                               Tia Case, 35 of Shell Rock,           COR W100A; 2011-2488.                42-91 & 92-E1/2; 2011-2539.
                                                                                                                             speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,         Mortgages: Pigskin Farms LLC;        Joint Ten Deed: Hunemuller Todd
                                                                                                                             $60 court cost.                         Clear Lake Bank & Trust; 90-18-27-   R; Hunemuller Victoria P; Anderson

removed by year-end                                                                                                            Jeremy Essmann, 30 of Waterloo,
                                                                                                                             fail to wear/maintain safety belt.
                                                                                                                             $50 fine, $17.50 surcharge, $60
                                                                                                                                                                     N3/4 SW; 2011-2489.
                                                                                                                                                                       Joint Ten Deed: Rottler Brad W;
                                                                                                                                                                     Rottler Rhonda J; Dralle Scot S;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brenda L; Anderson Rodney L;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parkersburg-PB-Original Town-28
                                                                                                                                                                                                          & 29-SUBD 1; PB-624-28 & 29-
By Staci Miller - Editor                    its height, as semi trucks could not     for some time.”                         court cost.                             Dralle Sarah M; Greene-GR-High       SUBD 1; 2011-2540.
    The railroad overpass on High-          pass underneath. Also, the width of          According to Brunsma, the bike        Clinton French, 26 of Waverly,        School Add-17 & 18-W25ft lt 18;        Mortgages: Anderson Brenda L;
way 14 will be removed at the ex-           the bridge made it difficult for snow     trail will be re-routed further north
                                                                                                                             expired registration.      $50 fine,     GR-404-17 & 18-W25ft lt 18; 2011-    Anderson Rodney L; Midwestone
pense of the Iowa Department of             removal and salt application.            and across Highway 14 where the
Transportation (IA DOT) by the end              Responsibility of the bridge is in   line of sight is sufficient for bikers   $17.50 surcharge, $60 court cost.       2492.                                Bank;       Parkersburg-PB-Original
of the year.                                the hands of the Butler County con-      to see motorists and vice versa. Sig-     Faron Good, 56 of Parkersburg,          Mortgages: Dralle Scot S; Dralle   Town-28 & 29-Subd 1; PB-624-28
    Bid letting for the bridge removal      servation board, and they were hesi-     nage and pavement markings will be      operation without registration. $50     Sarah; US Dept. of Agriculture;      & 29-Subd 1; 2011-2541.
will take place in November with re-        tant to give the DOT permission for      added for safety as well.               fine, $17.50 surcharge, $60 court        Greene-GR-High School Add-17           Mortgages: Cole Bob D; Cole
moval of the deck shortly after, and        removal.                                     The DOT gave the conserva-          cost.                                   & 18-W25ft lt 18; GR-404-17 &        Carol A; Clear Lake Bank & Trust;
abutment removal starting next con-             “The bridge is the safest option     tion board a proposal to replace the      Raquel Hernandez, 39 of Hampton,      18-W25ft lt 18; 2011-2493.           93-16-4-BEG 1/4 COR; 2011-1542.
struction season, according to Pete         for bikers, so my board was split        bridge with a taller bridge, but it     speeding and failure to have valid        Release: MERS; Oler Brian L;         Mortgages: Benson Lanette; Day
Hjelmstad, IA DOT Field Services            on the decision,” said conservation      would cost $750,000 and it would be     license/permit while oper. motor        Oler Mary J; Parkersburg-PB-H C      Michael J; 92-17-25-SE SE; 2011-
Coordinator.                                board Director, Steve Brunsma.           at the expense of the Butler County,    veh. $240 fine, $84 surcharge, $120      & S Add-17-7-W1/2; PB-609-17-        2544.
    Hjelmstad stated the DOT’s main         “The board did approve the removal       most likely to be paid for by grants    court cost.                             7-W1/2; 2011-2500.                     Warranty        Deed:       Hansel
interest in removing the bridge was         because this bridge has been an issue    and matching funds.
                                                                                                                               Jason Holthaus, 19 of Shell Rock,       Release: USDA; Jensen Carrie A;    Construction Services LLC; Hansel

Yard and Garden:                                                                                                             expired registration.      $50 fine,
                                                                                                                             $17.50 surcharge, $60 court cost.
                                                                                                                                                                     Greene-GR-Traers 2nd Add-6-5-;
                                                                                                                                                                     GR-418-6-5; 2011-2501.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Construction Services LLC; HS
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Investments Inc.; Parkersburg-PB-
Harvesting and                                                                                                                 Timothy Hoodjer, 61 of Clarksville,     Mortgages: Ibeling Scott G;        IND & Comm Park PH 1-4-Parcel J;

Storing Potatoes                                              Sheriff’s Report                                               operating a CMV without periodic
                                                                                                                             inspection.     $50 fine, $17.50
                                                                                                                             surcharge, $60 court cost.
                                                                                                                                                                     Ibeling Cathryn M; Aplington, City
                                                                                                                                                                     of; 90-18-32-SE NW-COMM SE
                                                                                                                                                                     COR; 2011-2502.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          PB-611-4-Parcel J; 2011-2545.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Warranty Deed: Aplington Sales
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Commission        Inc.;    Aplington
By Richard Jauron, Laura Sternweis
  Iowa State University Extension                                                                                              Nicole Maitland, 39 of Parkersburg,     Agreement: Marean Brandon W;       Livestock Sales LLC; Aplington-
specialists offer tips for harvest-            Monday, July 25                       Broadway St.                            speeding. $80 fine, $28 surcharge,       Marean Amanda; Amanda Dunphy         AP-Original Town-88-NE COR
ing and storing potatoes, as well as               8:45 a.m.: Report of a gas            10:31 p.m.: Medical call -          $60 court cost.                         Amanda K; Lievens Gregory M;         ETC; AP-106-88-NE COR ETC;
dealing with spuds that are green or           drive-off at the 200 block of W       trouble breathing at the 200 block        Christopher McClain, 18 of            Lievens Rebecca S; Aplington-AP-     90-17-20-S1/2 SW-SUBD lt 18 SE
knobby. To have additional questions                                                                                         Clarksville, careless.     $35 fine,     Original Town-10-8 & 7-etc; AP-      COR; 2011-2546.
                                               Traer St., Greene.                    of N Johnson St.
answered, contact the experts at hort-                                                                                       $12.25 surcharge, $60 court cost.       106-10-8 & 7-etc; 2011-2503.           Warranty Deed: Lee Randy C; or call 515-294-3108              10:41 a.m.: Medical call at the   Wednesday, July 27
                                               800 block of Maple St.                    6:15 a.m.: Report of vandal-          Myron Meester, 55 of Parkersburg,       Affidavit: Lievens Gregory to the   Lee Julie A; Johnson Nichole K
  When should I harvest my pota-                                                                                             speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,       public; 93-17-6-SWFRL; 2011-         Sumbach; 92-15-35-SE NE & NE
toes?                                              12:43 p.m.: Medical call at the   ism at the 400 block of S Wright
                                                                                                                             $60 court cost.                         2505.                                SE-LT 10 Timber Creek; 2011-2547.
  Potatoes can be harvested when the           900 block of 7th St.                  St.
tubers are small and immature (“new”               1:06 p.m.: Medical call - re-         9:27 a.m.: Report of an as-           Aaron Opheim, 31 of Allison,            Mortgages: Freed Thomas D;           Mortgages: Johnson Nichole K
potatoes) or when the crop is fully ma-        port of diabetic problems at the      sault/fight at the 900 block of 3rd      speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,       Freed Janet K; Midwestone Bank;      Zumbach; Community Savings
ture.                                          700 block of S Pearl St.              St., Dumont                             $60 court cost.                         Parkersburg-PB-Meadowbrook 1st       Bank; 92-15-34-SE SE & NE SE-
  “New” potatoes are dug when the                  3:41 p.m.: Report of fraud in         1:57 p.m.: Report of an acci-         Kevin Quast, 50 of Waverly,           Add-30-; PB-619-30; 2011-2513.       Timber Creek lt 10; 2011-2548.
plants are still green and the tubers are      Allison.                              dent on Orchid Ln., Parkersburg.        speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge,         Release: Iowa Bankers Mortgage       Affidavit: Miller Marlin; Miller
greater than 1 inch in diameter. New               3:53 p.m.: Report of an as-           3:33 p.m.: Medical call - re-       $60 court cost.                         Corporation; Metropolitan Life       Marlin E to the public; 2011-2550.
potatoes should be used immediately,                                                                                           Alvin Reeder, 63 of Eldora, fail to   Ins. Co.; Grassley Robin; Grassley     Affidavit: Miller Dianne; Miller
                                               sault/fight at the 500 block of 4th    port of trouble breathing at the
as they do not store well.                                                                                                   wear/maintain safety belt. $50 fine,     Diane L; 90-15-14-NE SE-S92A         Dianne K to the public; 2011-2551.
  Potatoes grown for storage should            St., Allison.                         100 block of E Traer St., Greene.
                                                   5:01 p.m.: Medical call at the        6:17 p.m.: Report of an acci-       $17.50 surcharge, $60 court cost.       EXC ETC; 90-15-35-E1/2 SW &            Mortgages: Miller Marlin E; Miller
be harvested after the vines have died                                                                                         Drew Schipper, 20 of Plainfield,       NW SW; 90-15-34-SW-EXC ETC;          Dianne K; C US Bank; Clarksville-
and the crop is mature. To check crop          100 block of N Hilton St.             dent on HWY 57.
                                                                                                                             dark window/windshield 37%. $50         2011-2515.                           CL-Poisals Add-5-1 & 4-EXC N
maturity, dig up one or two hills after            7:38 p.m.: Report of burglary     Thursday, July 28
the plants have died. If the skins on          at the 900 block of W Broadway            12:46 a.m.: Request for mo-         fine, $17.50 surcharge, $60 court          Mortgages: Maiers Douglas A;       56ft LT 1; CL-211-5-1 & 4-EXC
the tubers are thin and rub off easily,        St.                                   torist assistance on HWY 3.             cost.                                   Maiers Shelley M; Veridian Credit    N56ft TL 1; 2011-2552.
the crop is not fully mature. Allow the            8:05 p.m.: Report of harass-          3:47 a.m.: Medical call at the        Christopher Wacaser, 19 of            Union; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn         Mortgages: Siemons Timothy
crop to mature for several more days           ment at the 400 block of 8th St.      1100 block of Ellis St.                 Avondale, speeding.        $90 fine,     & Ch Blks-19-1-; CL-210-19-1;        A; First Citizens National Bank;
before harvesting the potatoes. When           Tuesday, July 26                          4:16 a.m.: Report of a weather      $31.50 surcharge, $60 court cost.       Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn & Ch         Greene-GR-McClures 2nd Add-21-
harvesting potatoes, avoid bruising,               7:15 a.m.: Report of burglary -   related fire at the 200 block of W                                               Blks-19-4-N 33 FT & S 33 FT; CL-     8-; GR-407-21-8; 2011-2553.
skinning or cutting the tubers. Dam-                                                                                                   MAGISTRATE                    210-19-4-N 33 FT & S 33 FT; 2011-      Release: Regions Bank; Hansel
                                               money stolen from Feed & Seed         South St.
aged potatoes should be used as soon                                                                                           Jordan Green, 24 of Parkersburg       2516.                                Brabk L; Hansel Frank L Sr.; Duk
as possible.                                   at the 300 block of Main St., Bris-       5:33 a.m.: Report of an alarm
                                               tow.                                  sounding at the 200 block of N          entered a written plea of guilty,         Release: First Citizens National   Mun S; Hansel Mun Song Duk;
  Why are some of my potato tubers                                                                                           charging him with the crime of Dog      Bank; Flick Terry M; Greene-GR-      Duk Mun Song; 93-17-36-NW COR
green?                                             1:05 p.m.: Report of an as-       4th St.
                                                                                                                             at Large. Green was ordered to pay      Thomas 2nd Add-2-15 & 16-; GR-       ETC; 2011-2554.
  Potato tubers actually are enlarged          sault/fight at the 400 block of S          8:31 a.m.: Report of burglary
underground stems. When potato tu-             Cherry St., Shell Rock.               at the 100 block of Main St., Are-      a fine and court costs.                  415-2-15 & 16; 2011-2531.              Mortgages; Whitemire Steven G;
bers are exposed to light (either in the           3:26 p.m.: Report of theft at     dale.                                                                             Warranty Deed: Flick Terry M;      Whitmire Stacy J; Lincoln Savings
garden or storage), their skin turns           the 700 block of HWY 57, Park-        Friday, July 29                                       DEATHS                    Chambers Rose Mary; Greene-GR-       Bank;       Parkersburg-PB-Johnson
green due to the formation of chlo-            ersburg.                                  3:53 p.m.: Report of a fire at         Magdalene Schnepel, 101 of Shell      Thomas 2nd Add-2-15 & 16-; GR-       Heights Add-14-; PB-613-14; 2011-
rophyll. The chlorophyll itself is not             3:46 p.m.: Medical call at the    the 29500 block of Ivy Ave., Ap-        Rock. Date of death: July 22. Date      415-2-15 & 16; 2011-2532.            2555.
a problem. However, higher levels              500 block of 3rd St., Parkersburg.    lington.                                recorded: July 28.                        Mortgages: Engel Terry E; Engel      Mortgages: Thorne Scott; Thorne
of glycoalkaloids also develop in the                                                                                                                                Jolene; Veridian Credit Union; 92-   Valerie; Lincoln Savings Bank; 90-
                                                   4:14 p.m.: Request for motor-     Saturday, July 30
green tissue. Green tubers have a bitter                                                                                          PROPERTY TRANSFERS                 16-12-NE SW-EXC; 92-16-12-SE         16-30-NE SE-Parcel A & B; 2011-
taste and can cause nausea, headaches          ist assistance on 220th St.               7:50 a.m.: Medical call at the
                                                   6:14 p.m.: Report of suspi-       400 block of N Baughman St.               Mortgages: Eisentrager Frank V;       SW-lt 1; 92-16-12-NW SE-SW           2557.
and other health problems if eaten in                                                                                        Eisentrager Brenda J; Ballard Brenda    COR; 2011-2536.                        Release: BankIowa; Oldenburger
large quantities.                              cious activity on 9th St., Apling-        9:04 p.m.: Request for motor-
                                                                                                                             Jean; First Security Bank & Trust;        Release: Veridian Credit Union;    Shane L; Oldenburger Deborah K;
  Tubers with small green areas can            ton.                                  ist assistance at the 700 block of
be safely eaten if the green portions              8:09 p.m.: Medical call - bro-    N Public Rd.                            93-17-6-S1/2 NW; 2482-2011.             Simkins John L; Simkins Julie;       Parkersburg-PB-Knocks        Add-8-;
are cut off and discarded. It would be         ken bones at the 300 block of                                                   Mortgages: Smith Vicky M;             Aplington-AP-Original Town-17-5      PB-617-8; 2011-2558.
best to discard potatoes that are largely                                                                                    Paige Wayne; New Hartford-NH-           & 6-S1/2; AP-106-17-5 & 6-S1/2;        Mortgages: Renken Jeffrey J;
green.                                                                                                                       Bourguins 1st Add-1-7-; NH-501-1-       2011-2537.                           Renken Sherri L; Midwestone Bank;
  When growing potatoes in the gar-                                                                                          7; 2011-2483.                             Mortgages: Maiers Douglas A;       Parkersburg-PB-H C & S Add-12-5-
den, hill soil around the base of the po-                                                                                      Easement: Ballhagen Jerry L; New      Maiers Shelly M; Veridian Credit     ; PB-609-12-5; 2011-2561.
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                                                                                News / Sports                                                                                                                  Thursday, August 4, 2011 •                7

                                                                                                              Highway 3 Raceway
                                                                                                                Highway 3 Raceway results
                                                                                                               Late Models
                                                                                                               Car    Name                                  City
                                                                                                               25     Chad Simpson                          Mount Vernon
                                                                                                               32     Chris Simpson                         Oxford
                                                                                                               58     Dave Eckrich                          Cosgrove
                                                                                                               9T     Tim Isenberg                          Marshfield, WI
                                                                                                               31     Jason Utter                           Columbus Junction

                                                                                                               “B” Mods
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                                                                                                               88X   Jimmy Broszeit                         Postville
                                                                                                               56H   Brandon Hare                           Elma
                                                                                                               19    Jake Timm                              Winona, MN
                                                                                                               32Z   Alex Zwanziger                         Nashua
                                                                                                               20G   Michael Grantham                       Clarksville

                                                                                                               Hobby Stocks
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                                                                                                               96     Christopher Wiltse                    Charles City
                                                                                                               24     Austin Wolfgram                       Webster City
                                                                                                               OO     Marvin Enabnit                        Marble Rock

                                                                                                               62     Ryan Bochmann                         Dougherty
                                                                                                               69     Steve Wiltse                          Charles City

                                                                          Clarksville ~ 278-1999               Stock Cars
Happy retirement, Maxine                                                                                       Car    Name                                  City
A retirement party was held for Maxine Magedanz on Friday, July 29        Thursday Night                       27T    Tory Reicks                           Waucoma
for her 36 years of service to the residents at Clarksville Community
Nursing Home (CNH). Cake and punch was served during the get
                                                                             Special                           20     Dan Trimble
                                                                                                               121G Arlin Hoy
                                                                                                                                                            Marble Rock
together where staff and residents wished her congratulations on her     Pan Fried Chicken                     29     Dean Everts                           Parkersburg
retirement. “We’re going to miss her smile and attention to detail,”     Weekend Special                       85     Ron Carey                             Nashua
said Lynn Nelson, Administrator of CNH. Magedanz was presented
                                                                             Chicken or Beef
with an emerald necklace for her years of service. (Photo by Staci
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8 • Thursday, August 4, 2011                                                                                                   Public Notices                                                                                                                                  • Butler County Tribune-Journal •

                                                                                                                                                                           flood damage. Development associated                 1. Permit Required – A Flood Plain                         b. Limitation of periods of use and
     MINUTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF A                       wherein Mark Reiher was declared the winner.          Seidels may have suffered a financial hardship               with subdivision proposals (including the                Development Permit issued by the                          operation.
        REGULAR MEETING OF THE                             The Oath of Office was administered by             due to the court case. It was then moved by                  installation of public utilities) shall meet             Administrator shall be secured prior                   c. Imposition of operational controls,
        BUTLER COUNTY BOARD OF                          Board Chairman Karl Nelson to Mark Reiher,            Heidenwirth, second by Reiher to cover said                  the applicable performance standards                     to any flood plain development (any                       sureties and deed restrictions.
  SUPERVISORS HELD ON JULY 19, 2011                     District 3 Supervisor for Butler County, Iowa.        costs in the amount of $65.83 payable to the                 of this Ordinance. Subdivision proposals                 man-made change to improved and                        d. Requirements for construction of
   Meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m. by                 Board reviewed Quarterly Reports of the            Butler County Clerk of Court. Motion carried.                intended for residential use shall provide all           unimproved real estate, including but                     channel modifications, dikes, levees
Chairman Karl Nelson with member Tom                    Sheriff and Recorder and ordered them placed            Moved by Heidenwirth, second by Nelson to                  lots with a means of access which will be                not limited to building or other structures,              and other protective measures,
Heidenwirth present. Also present were Mark             on file.                                              approve Land Application Agreement for F122                  passable by wheeled vehicles during the                  mining,      filling,   grading,     paving,              provided such are approved by the
Reiher, Recorder Janice Jacobs, CPC Bob                    Nelson shared recent correspondence                – Wessels (county farm). Motion carried.                     100-year flood. Proposals for subdivisions               excavation or drilling operations),                       Department of Natural Resources
Lincoln and Allison Tribune-Journal Editor Staci        from Paige Seidel wherein she indicated her             Board acknowledged receipt of Manure                       greater than five (5) acres or fifty (50) lots           including the placement of factory-built                  and are deemed the only practical
Miller.                                                 frustration with finding outstanding court costs      Management Plan Annual Update for Nolte                      (whichever is less) shall include 100-year               homes.                                                    alternative to achieving the purpose of
  Minutes of the previous meeting were read             assessed to her from a past court case against        Finisher Farm and Turkeyroot.                                flood elevation data for those areas located         2. Application for Permit – Application                       this Ordinance.
and approved as read.                                   the County. Discussion ensued wherein it was            Board made and approved the following                      within the Special Flood Hazard Area.                    shall be made on forms furnished by                    e. Flood proofing measures.
  Board canvassed the results of District 3             made clear that said costs were actually hers         appointments of county officials:                         K. Accessory Structures                                     the Administrator and shall include the        SECTION VI – Nonconforming Uses
Special Election held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011         to pay. However, Heidenwirth indicated the                                                                         1. Detached garages, sheds, and similar                  following.                                      A. A structure or the use of a structure or
                                                                                                                                                                              structures accessory to a residential                a. Description of work to be covered by             premises which was lawful before the
                                  BOARD                                                     APPOINTED                                ALTERNATE                                use are exempt from the 100-year                         the permit for which application is to          passage or amendment of this Ordinance,
                                                                                                                                                                              flood elevation requirements where the                   be made.                                        but which is not in conformity with
 2nd Judicial District Dept. of Correctional Services                            Karl Nelson                            Tom Heidenwirth
                                                                                                                                                                              following criteria are satisfied.                    b. Description of the land on which the             the provisions of this Ordinance, may
 North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center                                            Karl Nelsons                           Mark Reiher                                           a. The structure shall not be used for                   proposed work is to be done (i.e., lot,         be continued subject to the following
                                                                                                                                                                                  human habitation.                                    block, track, street address or similar         conditions:
 Butler County Zoning Administrator                                              Steve Busse
                                                                                                                                                                              b. The structure shall be designed to                    description) that will readily identify         1. If such use is discontinued for six (6)
 Community Service/General Relief Director                                       Bob Lincoln                                                                                      have low flood damage potential.                     and locate the work to be done.                     consecutive months, any future use of
                                                                                                                                                                              c. The structure shall be constructed                c. Indication of the use or occupancy for               the building premises shall conform to
 Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority                                       Mark Reiher                            Karl Nelson                                               and place on the building site so as to              which the proposed work is intended.                this Ordinance.
 Iowa Northland Regional Housing Council (INRCOG)                                Mark Reiher                            Karl Nelson                                               offer minimum resistance to the flow of          d. Elevation of the 100-year flood.                 2. Uses or adjuncts thereof that are or
                                                                                                                                                                                  floodwaters.                                     e. Elevation (in relation to North                      become nuisances shall not be entitled
 Mental Health Institute Citizens Advisory Board                                 Tom Heidenwirth                        Ken Oldenburger                                       d. The structure shall be firmly anchored                American Vertical Datum) of the                     to continue as nonconforming uses.
 Regional Transit Commission Board                                               Tom Heidenwirth                        Karl Nelson                                               to prevent flotation which may result in             lowest floor (including basement) of         B. If any nonconforming use or structure is
 Butler County Weed Commissioner                                                 Dan Forry                                                                                        damage to other structures.                          buildings or of the level to which a            destroyed by any means, including flood,
                                                                                                                                                                              e. The structure service facilities such                 building is to be flood proofed.                it shall not be reconstructed if the cost is
 Mental Health Retardation Coordinator                                           Bob Lincoln                                                                                      as electrical and heating equipment              f. For buildings being improved or rebuilt,         more than fifty (50) percent of the market
 HAZMAT Board                                                                    Tom Heidenwirth                        Mitch Nordmeyer                                           shall be elevated or flood proofed to                the estimated cost of improvements              value of the structure before the damage
 DECAT Board                                                                     Tom Heidenwirth                        Holly Fokkena                                             at least one foot above the 100-year                 and market value of the building prior          occurred, except unless it is reconstructed
                                                                                                                                                                                  flood level.                                         to the improvements.                            in conformity with the provisions of this
 Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (INRCOG)                         Karl Nelson                            Mark Reiher                                        2. Exemption from the 100-year flood                    g. Such other information as the                    Ordinance. This limitation does not include
 Butler County Development                                                       Karl Nelson                            Tom Heidenwirth                                       elevation requirements for such a                        Administrator deems reasonable                  the cost of any alteration to comply with
                                                                                                                                                                              structure may result in increased                        necessary (e.g., drawings or a                  existing state or local health, sanitary,
 Local Emergency Planning Commission                                             Karl Nelson                                                                                  premium rates for flood insurance                        site plan) for the purpose of this              building or safety codes or regulations or
 North Iowa Community Action                                                     Tom Heidenwirth                                                                              coverage of the structure and its                        Ordinance.                                      the cost of any alteration of a structure
 Cedar Valley Resource, Conservation & Development                               Tom Heidenwirth                                                                              contents.                                         3. Action on Permit Application – the                  listed on the National Register of Historic
                                                                                                                                                                        L. Recreational Vehicles                                    Administrator shall, within a reasonable           Places, provided that the alteration shall
 Pathways Behavioral Services                                                    Karl Nelson                                                                               1. Recreational vehicles are exempt from                 time, make a determination as to                   not preclude its continued designation.
 Butler County Safety Committee                                                  Tom Heidenwirth                        Karl Nelson                                           the requirements of Section III E of this             whether the proposed flood plain               SECTION VII – Penalties for Violation
                                                                                                                                                                              Ordinance regarding anchoring and                     development meets the applicable                Violations of the provisions of this Ordinance or
 Butler County Community Foundation                                              Karl Nelson                            Holly Fokkena
                                                                                                                                                                              elevation of factory-built homes when                 standards of this Ordinance and shall           failure to comply with any of the requirements
 Iowa Workforce Development                                                      Mark Reiher                                                                                  the following criteria are satisfied.                 approve or disapprove the application.          shall constitutes a misdemeanor. Any person
                                                                                                                                                                              a. The recreational vehicle shall be                  For disapprovals, the applicant shall           who violates this Ordinance or fails to comply
 County Social Services 28E Governing Board                                      Mark Reiher                            Holly Fokkena
                                                                                                                                                                                   located on the site for less than 180            be informed, in writing of the specific         with any of its requirements shall upon
 Butler County Board of Health                                                   Mitch Nordmeyer                                                                                   consecutive days, and,                           reasons therefore. The Administrator            conviction thereof be fined not more than
 Butler County Solid Waste Commission                                            Mark Reiher                            Tom Heidenwirth                                       b. The recreational vehicle must be                   shall not issue permits for variance            $100 or imprisoned for not more than 30
                                                                                                                                                                                   fully licensed and ready for highway             except as directed by the County Board          days for each offense, and each day that a
  Board held a Public Hearing to consider               Hearing. Busse indicated that the proposed            property owners. Busse recommended the                               use. A recreational vehicle is ready             of Supervisors.                                 violation is permitted to exist shall constitute
changes to Ordinance Title V, No. 7 – Flood             amendment to the Ordinance was necessary              Board approve said Amendment to Ordinance                            for highway use if it is on its wheels       4. Construction and Use to be as provided           a separate offense. Nothing herein contained
Plain Management. Zoning Administrator                  to insure that the County was compliant with          Title V, No. 7. Upon the close of the Public                         or jacking system and is attached to             in Application and Plans – Flood Plain          prevent the County of Butler from taking such
Steve Busse and County Engineer John Riherd             FEMA and National Flood Insurance Program             Hearing, it was moved by Heidenwirth, second                         the site only by quick disconnect type           Development Permits based on the                other lawful action as is necessary to prevent
were present, as were Gale Brinkman and                 requirements. Brinkman discussed various              by Reiher to adopt same as follows:                                  utilities and security devices and has           basis of approved plans and applications        or remedy violation.
Lucas Wedeking, Greene, Iowa. No written                requirements of obtaining flood insurance and            Butler County, Iowa on July 19, 2011.                             not permanently attached additions.              authorize only the use, arrangement,           SECTION VIII – Amendments
or oral comments were received prior to the             questioned how the amendments would impact                                                  TJ-30-01               2. Recreational vehicles that are located on             and construction. Any use, arrangement,         The regulations and standards set forth
                                                                                                                                                                               the site for more than 180 consecutive               or construction at variance with that           in this Ordinance may from time to time
                                                                                                                                                                               days and are not ready for highway use               authorized shall be deemed a violation          be amended, supplemented, changed or
            TITLE V ORDINANCE #7                             to repeal, abrogate or impair any                        b. The bottom of all openings shall be no                must satisfy requirements of Section III             of this Ordinance. The applicant shall          repealed. No amendment, supplement,
FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE                             existing     easements,      covenants,     or               higher than one foot above grade.                    E of this Ordinance regarding anchoring              be required to submit certification             change or modification shall be undertaken
SECTION 1 – Statutory Authority, Findings                    deed restrictions. However, where this                   c. Openings may be equipped with                         and elevation of factory-built homes.                by a Professional Engineer or Land              without prior approval of the Department of
  of Fact and Purpose                                        Ordinance imposes greater restrictions,                      screens, louvers valves or other              M. Pipeline river and stream crossings hall                 Surveyor, as appropriate, licensed in           Natural Resources.
 This ordinance establishes a development                    the provision of this Ordinance shall                        coverings or devices provided they               be buried in the streambed and banks, or                 the State of Iowa, that the finished fill,     SECTION IX – Definitions
 permit system which requires a permit for all               prevail. All other ordinance inconsistent                    permit the automatic entry and exit of           otherwise sufficiently protected to prevent              building floor elevations, flood proofing,      Unless specifically defined below, words
 development within the Special Flood Hazard                 with this Ordinance are hereby repealed to                   floodwaters.                                     rupture due to channel degradation and                   or other flood protection measures were         or phrases used in this Ordinance shall be
 Area (i.e., Zone A or the shaded area as                    the extent of the inconsistency only.                 Such areas shall be used solely for parking             meandering.                                              accomplished in compliance with the             interpreted so as to give them the meaning
 shown on the community’s Flood Insurance                 E. Interpretation                                        of vehicles, building access and low                SECTION IV – Special Floodway Provisions                     provisions of this Ordinance, prior to the      they have in common usage and to give this
 Rate Map) and Undetermined Special Flood                    In their interpretation and application, the          damage potential storage.                             In addition to the General Floodplain                      use or occupancy of any structure.              Ordinance its most reasonable application.
 Hazard Area (i.e., Zone AE, X). Specific                    provisions of this Ordinance shall be held            2. New and substantially improved                     Standards, uses within the floodway must            C. Variance                                            BASE FLOOD – The flood having one
 performance standards for construction                      to be minimum requirements and shall be                   structures must be designed (or                   meet the following applicable standards.              1. The County Board of Supervisors may                  (1) percent chance of being equaled or
 within these areas are given in Section III of              liberally construed in favor of the governing             modified) and adequately anchored to              The floodway is that portion of the floodplain            authorize upon request in specific cases            exceeded in any given year. (See 100-year
 this ordinance.                                             body and shall not be deemed a limitation                 prevent flotation, collapse, or lateral           which must be protected from developmental                such variances from the terms of this               flood).
 A. The Legislature of the State of Iowa has in              or repeal of any other powers granted by                  movement of the structure resulting               encroachment to allow the free flow of flood              Ordinance that will not be contrary to the       BASEMENT – Any enclose area of a building
    Chapter 331, Code of Iowa, as amended,                   State statues.                                            from hydrodynamic and hydrostatic                 waters. Where floodway data has been                      public interest where, owing to special             which has its floor or lowest level below
    delegated the power to counties to exercise           F. Warning and Disclaimer of Liability                       loads, including the effects of buoyancy.         provided in the Flood Insurance Study, such               conditions, a literal enforcement of the            ground level (subgrade) on all sides. Also
    any power and perform and function it                    The standards required by this Ordinance              3. New and substantially improved                     data shall be used to define the floodway.                provisions of this Ordinance will result in         see “lowest floor”.
    deems appropriate to protect and preserve                are considered reasonable for regulatory                  structures must be constructed with               Where no floodway data has been provided,                 unnecessary hardship. Variance granted           DEVELOPMENT - Any man-made change
    the rights, privileges, and property of the              purposes. This Ordinance does not imply                   electrical, heating ventilation, plumbing         the Department of Natural Resources shall be              must meet the following applicable                  to improved or unimproved real estate,
    county or of its residents, and to preserve              that areas outside the designated special                 and air conditioning equipment and                contacted to provide a floodway delineation.              standards.                                          including but not limited to building or
    and improve the peace, safety, health                    flood hazard areas will be free from flooding             other service facilities that are designed        The applicant will be responsible for providing           a. Variances shall only be granted upon:            other structures, mining, dredging, filling,
    welfare, comfort and convenience of its                  or flood damages. This Ordinance shall not                and/or located so as to prevent water             the Department of Natural Resources with                      (i) a showing of good and sufficient            grading, paving, excavation or drilling
    residents.                                               create liability on the part of Butler County             from entering or accumulating with                sufficient technical information to make such                 cause, (ii) a determination that failure        operations.
 B. Find of Fact                                             or any officer or employee thereof for any                the components during conditions of               determination.                                                to grant the variance would result in        EXISTING CONSTRUCTION – Any structure
 1. The flood hazard areas of Butler County,                 flood damages that occur from reliance                    flooding.                                        A. No use shall be permitted in the floodway                   exceptional hardship to the applicant,          for which the “start of construction”
    Iowa are subject to periodic inundation                  on this Ordinance or any administrative            E. Factory-built Homes:                                    that would result in any increase in the                    and (iii) a determination that the              commenced before the effective date of
    which can result in loss of life and property,           decision lawfully made thereunder.                    1. All factory-built homes, including those             100-year flood level. Consideration of the                  granting of the variance will not result        the community’s Flood Insurance Rate
    health and safety hazards, disruption of              G. Severability                                             placed in existing factory-built home                effects of any development on flood levels                  in increased flood heights, additional          Map. May also be referred to as “existing
    commerce and governmental services,                      If any section, clause, provision or                     parks or subdivisions, shall be elevated             shall be based upon the assumption that                     threats to public safety, extraordinary         structure”.
    extraordinary public expenditures for flood              portion of this Ordinance is adjudged                    on a permanent foundation such that the              an equal degree of development would be                     public expense, create nuisances,            EXISTING FACTORY-BUILT HOME PARK
    protection and relief, and impairment of the             unconstitutional or invalid by a court of                lowest floor of the structure is a minimum           allowed for similarly situated lands.                       cause fraud on or victimization of the          OR SUBDIVISION – A factory-built
    tax base all of which adversely affect he                competent jurisdiction, the remainder                    of one(1) foot above the 100-year flood           B. All uses within the floodway shall:                         public or conflict with existing local          home park or subdivision for which the
    public health, safety and general welfare of             of this Ordinance shall not be affected                  level.                                               1. Be consistent with the need to minimize                  codes or ordinances.                            construction of facilities for servicing the
    the community.                                           thereby.                                              2. All factory-build homes, including those                 flood damage.                                       b. Variances shall not be issued within             lots on which the factory-built homes are
 2. These flood losses, hazards, and                      SECTION III – Flood Plain Management                        placed in existing factory-built home                2. Use construction methods and practices                   any designated floodway if any                  to be affixed (including at a minimum, the
    related adverse effects are caused by;                   Standards                                                parks or subdivisions shall be anchored                  that will minimize flood damage.                        increase in flood levels during the 100-        installation of utilities, the construction of
    (i) The occupancy of flood hazard areas               All uses must be consistent with the need                   to resist flotation, collapse, or lateral            3. Use construction materials and utility                   year flood would result. Consideration          streets, and either final site grading or the
    by uses vulnerable to flood damages                   to minimize flood damage and meet the                       movement. The following specific                         equipment that are resistant to flood                   of the effects of any development on            pouring of concrete pads) is completed
    which create hazardous conditions as a                following applicable performance standards.                 requirements (or their equivalent) shall                 damage.                                                 flood levels shall be based upon the            before the effective date of flood plain
    result of being inadequately elevated or              Where 100-year flood data has not been                      be met:                                           C. No use shall affect the capacity or                         assumption that any equal degree of             management regulations adopted by the
    otherwise protected from flooding and (ii)            provided in the Flood Insurance Rate Map,                   a. Over-the-top ties shall be provided at            conveyance of the channel or floodway of                    development would be allowed for                community.
    the cumulative effect of obstructions on              the Department of Natural Resources shall                       each of the four corners of the factory-         any tributary to the main stream, drainage                  similarly situated lands.                    EXPANSION OF EXISTING FACTORY –
    the flood plain causing increases in flood            be contacted to compute such data.                              built home, with two (2) additional ties         ditch or any other drainage facility or                 c. Variances shall only be granted upon             BUILT HOME PARK OR SUBDIVISION
    heights and velocities.                               A. All development within the special flood                     per side at intermediate locations and           system.                                                     a determination that the variance is            – The preparation of addition sites by the
 C. Statement of Purpose                                     hazard areas shall:                                          factory-built homes less than fifty (50)      D. Structures, buildings and sanitary and                      the minimum necessary, considering              construction of facilities for servicing lots
    It is the purpose of this Ordinance to protect           1. Be consistent with the need to minimize                   feet long requiring one (1) additional           utility systems, if permitted, shall meet the               the flood hazard to afford relief.              on which the factory-built homes are to
    and preserve the rights, privileges and                     flood damage.                                             ties per side;                                   applicable General Floodplain standards                 d. In cases where the variance involves             be affixed (including at a minimum, the
    property of Butler County and its residents              2. Use construction methods and practices                b. Frame ties shall be provided at each              and shall be constructed or aligned to                      a lower level of flood protection for           installation of utilities, the construction of
    and to preserve and improve the peace,                      that will minimize flood damage.                          corner of the home with five (5)                 present the minimum possible resistance                     buildings than what is ordinarily               streets, and either final site grading or the
    safety, health, welfare and comfort and                  3. Use construction materials and utility                    additional ties per side at intermediate         to flood flows.                                             required by this Ordinance, the                 pouring of concrete pads).
    convenience of its residents by minimizing                  equipment that are resistant to flood                     points and factory-built less than            E. Buildings, if permitted, shall have a low                   applicant shall be notified in writing       FACTORY-BUILT HOME – Any structure,
    those flood losses described in Section IB1                 damage.                                                   fifty(50) feet long requiring four (4)           flood damage potential and shall not be for                 over the signature of the Administrator         designed for residential use, which is
    of this Ordinance with provisions designed               4. Obtain all other necessary permits from                   additional ties per side;                        human habitation.                                           that: (i) the issuance of a variance            wholly or in substantial part, made,
    to:                                                         federal, state and local governmental                 c. All components of the anchoring                F. Storage of materials or equipment that are                  will result in increased premium rates          fabricated, formed or assembled in
    1. Restrict or prohibit uses which are                      agencies including approval when                          system shall be capable of carry a               buoyant, flammable, explosive or injurious                  for flood insurance up to amounts as            manufacturing facilities for installation
        dangerous to health, safety or property                 required form the Iowa Department of                      force of 4800 pounds.                            to human, animal or plant life is prohibited.               high as $25.00 for $100 of insurance            or assembly and installation, on a build
        in times of flood or which cause                        Natural Resources.                                    d. Any additions to factory-built homes              Storage of other material may be allowed if                 coverage and (ii) such construction             site. For the purpose of this Ordinance
        excessive increases in flood heights or           B. Residential Buildings – All new or                           shall be similarly anchored.                     readily removable from the floodway within                  increases risks to life and property.           factory-built homes include mobile homes,
        velocities.                                          substantially       improved       residential     F. Utility and Sanitary Systems:                           the time available after flood warning.             2. Factors Upon Which the Decision of the               manufactured homes and modular homes
    2. Require that uses vulnerable to floods,               structures shall have the lowest floor,               1. On-site waste disposal and water supply           G. Watercourse alterations or relocations                  Board of Supervisors Shall be Based – In            and also includes “recreational vehicles”
        including public facilities which serve              including basement, elevated a minimum of                systems shall be located or designed                 (channel changes and modifications) must                passing upon applications for Variances,            which are placed on a site for greater than
        such uses, be protected against flood                one (1) foot above the 100-year flood level.             to avoid impairment to the system or                 be designed to maintain the flood carrying              the Board shall consider all relevant               180 consecutive days and not fully licensed
        damage at the time of initial construction           Construction shall be upon compacted fill                contamination from the system during                 capacity within the altered or relocated                factors specified in other sections of this         for and ready for highway use.
        or substantial improvement.                          which shall, at all points, be no lower than             flooding.                                            portion. In addition, such alterations or               Ordinance and:                                   FACTORY-BUILT HOME PARK – A parcel or
    3. Protect individuals from buying lands                 1.0 foot above the 100-year flood level and           2. All new and replacement sanitary                     relocations must be approved by the                    a. The danger to life and property due to            contiguous parcels of land divided into two
        which may not be suited for intended                 extend at such elevation at least 18 feet                sewage systems shall be designed to                  Department of Natural Resources.                           increased flood heights or velocities            or more factory-built home lots for sale or
        purposes because of flood hazard.                    beyond the limits of any structure erected               minimize and eliminate infiltration of            H. Any fill allowed in the floodway must be                   caused by encroachments                          lease.
    4. Assure the eligibility is maintained for              thereon. Alternate methods of elevating                  floodwaters into the system as well as               shown to have some beneficial purpose                  b. The danger that materials may be               FLOOD – A general and temporary condition
        property owners in the community to                  (such as piers) may be allowed subject                   the discharge of effluent into floodwaters.          and shall be limited to the minimum                        swept on the other land or downstream            of partial or complete inundation of
        purchase flood insurance through the                 to favorable consideration by the County                 Wastewater treatment facilities (other               amount necessary.                                          to the injury of others.                         normally dry land areas resulting from the
        National Insurance Program.                          Board of Supervisors, where existing                     than on-site systems) shall be provided           I. Pipeline river or stream crossings shall               c. The proposed water supply and                     overflow of streams or rivers or from the
SECTION II - General Provisions                              topography, street grades, or other factors              with a level of flood protection equal to or         be buried in the streambed and banks or                    sanitation systems and the ability of            unusual and rapid runoff of surface waters
 A. Lands to Which Ordinance Apply                           preclude elevating by fill. In such cases,               greater than one (1) foot above the 100-             otherwise sufficiently protected to prevent                these systems to prevent disease,                from any source.
    The provisions of this ordinance shall apply             the methods used must be adequate to                     year flood elevation.                                rupture due to channel degradation and                     contamination         and      unsanitary     FLOOD ELEVATION – The elevation
    to all lands and uses which have significant             support the structure as well as withstand            3. New or replacement water supply                      meandering or due to the action of flood                   conditions.                                      floodwaters would reach at a particular site
    flood hazards. The Flood Insurance                       the various forces and hazards associated                systems shall be designed to minimize                flows.                                                 d. The susceptibility of the proposed                during the occurrence of a specific flood.
    Rate Map (FIRM) for Butler County and                    with flooding.                                           or eliminate infiltration of floodwaters         SECTION V – Administration                                     facility and its contents to flood               For instance, the 100-year flood elevations
    Incorporated Areas, dated September                      All new residential structures shall be                  into the system. Water supply treatment           A. Appointment, Duties and Responsibilities                   damage and the effect of such                    is the elevation of floodwaters related to
    16, 2011, which were prepared as part of                 provided with a means of access which will               facilities (other than on-site systems)              of Flood Plain Administrator                               damage on the individual owner.                  the occurrence of the 100-year flood.
    the Butler County Flood Insurance Study,                 be passable by wheeled vehicles during                   shall be provided with a level of                 1. The Zoning Administrator is hereby                     e. The importance of the services                 FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP(FIRM)
    shall be used to identify such flood hazard              the 100-year flood.                                      protection equal to or greater than                  appointed to implement and administer the                  provided by the proposed facility to             – The official map prepared as part of
    areas and all areas shown thereon to be               C. Non-residential Buildings – All new or                   one (1) foot above the 100-year flood                provisions of this Ordinance and will herein               the County.                                      (but published separately from) the Flood
    within the boundaries of the 100-year flood              substantially improved non-residential                   elevation.                                           be referred to as the Administrator.                   f. The requirements of the facility for a            Insurance Study which delineates both the
    shall be considered as having significant                buildings shall have the lowest floor                 4. Utilities such as gas or electrical systems       2. Duties of the Administrator shall include,                 flood plain location.                            flood hazard areas and the risk premium
    flood hazards. Where uncertainty exists                  (including basement) elevated a minimum                  shall be located and constructed to                  but not necessarily be limited to the                  g. The availability of alternative locations         zones applicable to the community.
    with respect to the precise location of                  of one (1) foot above the 100-year flood                 minimize or eliminate flood damage                   following:                                                 not subject to flooding for the proposed      FLOOD PLAIN – Any land area susceptible
    the 100-year flood boundary, the location                level, or together with attendant utility and            to the system and the risk associated                a. Review all flood plain development                      use.                                             to being inundated by water as a result of
    shall be determined on the basis of the                  sanitary systems, be flood proofed to such               with such flood damaged or impaired                      permit applications to assure that the             h. The compatibility of the proposed use             a flood.
    100-year flood elevation at the particular               a level. When flood proofing is utilized, a              systems.                                                 provisions of this Ordinance will be                   to the comprehensive plan and flood           FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT – An overall
    site in question. The Butler County Flood                professional engineer registered in the            G. Storage of materials and equipment that                     satisfied.                                             plain management program for the                 program of corrective and preventive
    Insurance Study is hereby adopted by                     State of Iowa shall certify that the flood            are flammable, explosive or injurious to                b. Review flood plain development                          area.                                            measures for reducing flood damages and
    reference and is made a part of this                     proofing methods used are adequate to                 human, animal or plant life is prohibited                   applications to assure that all necessary          i. The relationship of the proposed use              promoting the wise use of flood plains,
    ordinance for the purpose of administering               withstand the flood depths, pressures,                unless elevated a minimum of one (1)                        permits have been obtained from                        to the comprehensive plan and flood              including but not limited to emergency
    floodplain management regulations.                       velocities, impact and uplift forces and              foot above the 100-year flood level. Other                  federal, state and local governmental                  plain management program for the                 preparedness plans, flood control works,
 B. Rule for Interpretation of Flood Hazard                  other factors associated with the 100-year            material and equipment must either be                       agencies including approval when                       area.                                            flood proofing and flood plain management
    Boundaries                                               flood; and that the structure, below the              similarly elevated or (i) not be subject to                 required from the Department of Natural            j. The safety of access to the property              regulations.
    The boundaries of the Special Flood                      100-year flood level is watertight with wall          major flood damage and be anchored to                       Resources for flood plain construction.                in times of flood for ordinary and            FLOOD PROFFING – Any combination of
    Hazard areas shall be determined                         substantially impermeable to the passage              prevent movement due to flood waters                    c. Record and maintain a record of                         emergency vehicles.                              structural and nonstructural additions,
    by scaling distances on the official                     of water. A record of the certification               or (ii) be readily removable from the                       elevation (in relation to North American           k. The expected heights, velocity,                   changes or adjustments to structures,
    Flood Insurance Rate Maps. When an                       indicating the specific elevation (in relation        area within the time available after flood                  Vertical Datum) of the lowest floor                    duration, rate of rise and sediment              including utility and sanitary facilities, which
    interpretation is needed as to the exact                 to North American Vertical Datum) to which            warning.                                                    (including basement) of all new or                     transport of the floodwater expected             will reduce or eliminate flood damage to
    location of a boundary, the Zoning                       any structures are flood proofed shall be          H. Flood control structural works such as                      substantially improved structures in the               at the site.                                     such structures.
    Administrator shall make the necessary                   maintained by the Administrator.                      levees, flood walls, etc. shall provide, at                 special flood hazard area.                         l. The cost of providing governmental             FLOODWAY – The channel of a river or
    interpretation. The Board of Adjustment               D. All new and substantially improved                    a minimum, protection from a 100-year                   d. Record and maintain a record of the                     services during and after flood                  stream and those portions of the flood
    shall hear and decide appeals when it                    structures:                                           flood with a minimum of 3 foot of design                    elevation (in relation to North American               conditions, including maintenance                plains adjoining the channel, which are
    is alleged that there is an error in any                 1. Fully enclosed areas below the “lowest             freeboard and shall provide for adequate                    Vertical Datum) to which all new or                    and repair of public utilities (sewer,           required to carry and discharge flood
    requirement, decision, or determination                     floor” (not including basements) that are          interior drainage. In addition, structural                  substantially improved structures have                 gas, electrical, and water systems).             waters or flood flows so that confinement
    made by the Zoning Administrator in the                     subject to flooding shall be designed to           flood control works shall be approved by                    been flood proofed.                                    Facilities, streets and bridges.                 of flood flows to the floodway area will not
    enforcement or administration of this                       automatically equalize hydrostatic flood           the Department of Natural Resources.                    e. Notify adjacent communities/counties                m. Such other factors which are relevant             cumulatively increase the water surface
    Ordinance.                                                  forces on exterior walls by allowing            I. Watercourse alterations or relocations                      and the Department of Natural                          to the purpose of this Ordinance.                elevation of the base flood by more than
 C. Compliance                                                  for the entry and exit of floodwaters.             must be designed to maintain the flood                      Resources prior to any proposed                 3. Conditions Attached to Variances –                   one (1) foot.
    No structure or land shall hereafter be                     Designs for meeting this requirement               within the altered or relocated portion. In                 alteration of a watercourse and submit              Upon consideration of the factors listed         FLOODWAY FRINGE – Those portions of
    used and no structure shall be located,                     must either be certified by a registered           addition, such alterations or relocations                   evidence of such notifications to the               above, the Board of Supervisors may                 the flood plain, other than the floodway,
    extended, converted or structurally altered                 Professional Engineer or meet or exceed            must be approved by the Department of                       Federal        Emergency      Management            attach such conditions to the granting              which can be filled, leveed, or otherwise
    without full compliance with the terms                      the following minimum criteria:                    Natural Resources.                                          Agency.                                             of variance as it deems necessary to                obstructed without causing substantially
    of this Ordinance and other applicable                      a. A minimum of two openings having             J. Subdivision         (including      factory-built       f. Keep a record of all permits, appeals                further the purpose of this Ordinance.              higher flood levels or flow velocities.
    regulations which apply to uses within the                     total net area of not less than one             home parks and subdivisions) shall be                       and such other transactions and                     Such conditions may include, but not             HISTORIC STRUCTURE – Any structure that
    jurisdiction of this Ordinance.                                square inch for every square foot of            consistent with the need to minimize                        correspondence pertaining to the                    necessarily be limited to:                          is:
 D. Abrogation and Greater Restrictions                            enclosed area subject to flooding shall         flood damages and shall have adequate                       administration of this Ordinance.                   a. Modification of waste disposal and            A. Listed individually in the Natural
    It is not intended by this Ordinance                           be provided.                                    drainage provided to reduce exposure to              B. Flood Plain Development Permit                              water supply facilities.                                    Ordinance #7 to page 9
• Butler County Tribune-Journal •
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Photos Courtesy of                                   Female – Age 15-19
                                                                                                            Male – Age 20-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Male – Age 40-49
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1st, Jay Hickman of Hampton; 2nd, Jerry Green of Faribault, MN;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3rd, Jeff Spear of Hampton.
                                                                                                            1st, Patrick Huff of Waverly; 2nd, Lucus Hanson of Cedar Falls;
Beth Endelman                                        1st, Emily Currier of Allison.                         3rd, Levi Hanson of Cedar Falls.

Male – Age 14 & Under
1st, Caleb Wedeking of Greene; 2nd, Brandon Heuer of Allison;                                                                                                                                                      Female – Age 50+
3rd, Addison Johnson of Greene.                                                                             Female – Age 30-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1st, Sally Marzen of Dougherty; 2nd, Deb Blockhus of Allison; 3rd,
                                                                                                            1st, Bradi Johnson of Parkersburg; 2nd, Jean Stauffer of Allison;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sandy Sessler of Aplington.
                                                                                                            3rd, Monica Person of Adel.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Male – Age 30-39
Female – Age 14 & Under                                                                                     Male – Age 15-19                                                                                       1st, Nick Hansen of Hampton; 2nd, Cody Teslow of Clarion; 3rd,
1st, Erin Person of Adel; 2nd, Morgan Davis of Greene; 3rd, Lau-                                            1st, Travis Konig of Nora Springs; 2nd, Daniel Huff of Waverly;                                        Dana Benning of Waverly.
ren Jepperson of Greene.                                                                                    3rd, Shaylon Lahr of Allison.

Male – Age 50+                                                                                              Female – Age 40-49                                                                                     Female – Age 20-19
1st, David Heyden; 2nd, Harold Colsh of Waverly (not pictured);                                             1st, Amy Hickman of Hampton; 2nd, Tracy Spear of Hampton; 3rd,                                         1st, Laura Sigmund of Jewel; 2nd, Tricia Haak of Cedar Falls; 3rd,
3rd, Robert Clark of Osage.                                                                                 Lori Fincher of Waverly.                                                                               Sara Mouw of Greene (not pictured).

Ordinance #7 from page 8                                 effective date of flood plain management               forms, nor does it include the installation on      regarding Private Wells and On-Site Waste         220th Street from Union Ave east to Vail Ave        taxpayers were present. No written or oral
    Register of Historic Places, maintained by           regulations adopted by the community.                  the property of accessory buildings such as         Water Treatment. No taxpayers were                be closed to all traffic, and                       comments were received and said Public
    the Department of Interior, or preliminarily      ONE HUNDRED (100) YEAR FLOOD – A                          garages or shed not occupied as dwelling            present and no written or oral comments         NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the                   Hearing was closed.
    determined by the Secretary of the Interior          flood, the magnitude of which has a one                units or not part of the main structure. For        were received. Upon the close of the Public       Butler County Board of Supervisors that          At the time set to open bids for said project
    as meeting the requirements for individual           (1) percent chance of being equaled or                 a substantial improvement, the actual start         Hearing, it was moved by Heidenwirth,             the above described roads be closed and             the following individuals were also present:
    listing of the National Register.                    exceeded in any given year or which, on                of construction means the first alteration of       second by Reiher to adopt said Ordinance          proper signs be erected for the duration of      Chad      Kelley,   Waterloo,    Iowa;    Kyle
 B. Certified or preliminarily determined by the         the average, will be equaled or exceeded               any wall, ceiling, floor, or other structural       as follows:                                       the construction projects as determined by          DeBettignies, Mason City, Iowa; Steve
    Secretary of the Interior as contributing to         at least once every one hundred (100)                  part of the building, whether or not that        ORDINANCE #14                                        the County Engineer.                                Sande, Humboldt, Iowa; Aaron Homan,
    the historical significance of a registered          years.                                                 alteration affects the external dimensions       TITLE V: Public Order, Safety & Health             BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that upon                      Waterloo, Iowa; and Milo Lien, Lake Mills,
    historic district or a district preliminarily     RECREATIONAL VEHICLE – a vehicle                          of the building.                                 Code of Ordinances of Butler County, Iowa            completion of the construction work, as             Iowa.
    determined by the Secretary to qualify as            which is:                                           STRUCTURE – Anything constructed or                 TITLE: An Ordinance repealing previous               determined by the County Engineer, the           The Board then proceeded to open bids for
    a registered historic district:                   A. Built on a single chassis;                             erected on the ground or attached to                County Ordinances 1, 2, 9 as amended,             road shall be opened to the traveling public        as follows:
 C. Individually listed on state inventory of         B. Four hundred (400) square feet or less                 the ground, including, but not limited to,          and 10 regarding private wells and on-site        without further action of this board.            Cardinal Construction, Inc., Waterloo, Iowa
    historic places in states with historic              when measured at the largest horizontal                buildings, factories, sheds, cabins, factory-       waste water treatment.                          Upon Roll the vote thereon was as follows:            $1,413,000.00
    preservation programs which have been                projection;                                            built homes, storage tanks, and other            WHEREAS, the Butler County, Iowa, Board            AYES: Karl Nelson NAYS: None                       Huff Contracting, Inc., Waterloo, Iowa
    approved by the Secretary of the Interior;        C. Designed to be self-propelled or                       similar uses.                                       of Health has now passed rules regarding          Tom Heidenwirth                                     $1,442,800.00
    or,                                                  permanently towable by a light duty truck;          SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE – Damage of any                     private wells and on-site waste water             Mark Reiher                                      Kehe Construction Co., Waverly, Iowa
 D. Individually listed on a state inventory             and                                                    origin sustained by a structure whereby the         treatment as provided by Iowa law and           ABSENT: None                                          $1,449,384.00
    of historic places in states with historic        D. Designed primarily not for use as a                    cost of restoring the structure to its before       the need no longer exists for ordinances        WHEREUPON, said Resolution was duly                Larson Contracting Central, Lake Mills, Iowa
    preservation programs that have been                 permanent dwelling but as a temporary                  damage condition would equal or exceed              currently in place by Butler County, Iowa,        adopted this 19th day of July, 2011 .               $1,392,750.00
    certified by either (i) an approved state            living quarters for recreation, camping,               fifty (50) percent of the market value of the    BE IT NOW ORDAINED by Butler County,               ATTEST: Holly A. Fokkena, County Auditor           Point Builders North, Inc., Mason City, Iowa
    program as determined by the Secretary of            travel or seasonal use.                                structure before the damage occurred.               Iowa, as follows:                               Board approved claims as submitted.                   $1,499,000.00
    the Interior or (ii) directly by the Secretary    ROUTINE MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING                        SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT – Any                       SECTION 1: Repeal. The following                   Board discussed request from Greene                Sande Construction & Supply Co., Inc.,
    of the Interior in states without approved           BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES – Repairs                     improvement to a structure which satisfies          Ordinances:                                       Jaycees for assistance from Secondary               Humboldt, Iowa $1,341,731.00
    programs.                                            necessary to keep a structure in a safe                either or the following criteria:                Title V, Ordinances 1, 2, 9 as amended and           Roads to relocate a shelter house to             No action was taken pending review of the
 LOWEST FLOOR – The floor of the lowest                  and habitable condition that do not trigger         A. Any repair, reconstruction, or improvement          10, are hereby repealed in their entirety.        facilitate the building of a new structure.         bid documents by the architect and County
    enclosed area in a building including a              a building permit, provided they are not               of a structure, the cost of which equals         SECTION 2: Severability. If any section,             Engineer John Riherd was present and                Engineer. Final action to be taken on
    basement except when all the following               associated with a general improvement                  of exceeds fifty (50) percent of the                provision or part of this ordinance shall         indicated he did not feel it appropriate for        Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.
    criteria are met:                                    of the structure or repair of a damaged                market value of the structure either (i)            be adjudged unconstitutional or otherwise         the County to participate in the project.        Moved by Heidenwirth, second by Nelson to
 A. The enclosed area is designed to flood               structure. Such repairs include:                       before the “start of construction” of the           invalid, such adjudication shall not affect       The Board indicated their agreement.                adjourn to Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 9:00
    to equalize hydrostatic pressure during           A. Normal maintenance of structures such                  improvement, or (ii) if the structure has           the validity of the ordinance as a whole or       Heidenwirth agreed to communicate                   A.M. Motion carried.
    floods with walls or openings that satisfy           as re-roofing, replacing roofing tiles and             been “substantially damaged” and is being           any section, provision, or part thereof not       decision to the Greene Jaycees.                  The above and foregoing is a true and correct
    the provisions of Section III D1 of this             replacing siding.                                      restored, before the damage occurred.               invalid or unconstitutional.                    Board met with Treasurer Louise Squires               copy of the minutes and proceedings of a
    Ordinance and;                                    B. Exterior and interior painting, papering,              The term does not, however, include any          SECTION 3: When effective. This ordinance            regarding the following:                            regular adjourned meeting of the Board of
 B. The enclosed area is unfinished (not                 tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and          project for improvement of a structure to           shall be effective after its final passage,     1) Board reviewed the Treasurer’s Semi-               Supervisors of
    carpeted, dry walled, etc.) and used solely          similar finish work                                    comply with existing state or local health,         approval and publication as provided by           Annual Report and June 30, 2011                                                         TJ-31-1
    for low damage potential uses such as             C. Basement sealing                                       sanitary, or safety code specifications             law.                                              Investment Report and ordered placed
    building access, parking or storage, and          D. Repairing or replacing damaged or broken               which are solely necessary to assure safe        Passed and approved this 19th day of July,           on file. 2) Board heard taxpayer request
 C. Machinery and service facilities (e.g., hot          window panes                                           conditions for the existing use. The term           2011.                                             for suspension of property taxes for
    water heater, furnace, electrical service)        E. Repairing plumbing systems, electrical                 also does not include any alteration of a        Upon Roll the vote thereon was as follows:           property located in Greene, Iowa. Moved
                                                         systems, heating or air conditioning                   “historic structure”, provided the alteration    AYES: Karl Nelson NAYS: None                         by Heidenwirth, second by Nelson to                           PUBLIC NOTICE OF
    contained in the enclosed area are located
                                                         systems and repairing wells or septic                  will not preclude the structure’s designation       Tom Heidenwirth                                   approve same. Motion carried. Sheriff                    STORM WATER DISCHARGE
    at least one (1) foot above the 100-year
    flood level, and                                     systems                                                as a “historic structure”.                          Mark Reiher                                       Jason Johnson was present. 3) Squires             The City of Clarksville plans to submit a No-
 D. The enclosed area is not a “basement” as          SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARD AREA – The                        B. Any addition which increase the original         ABSENT: None                                         addressed recent concerns noted in             tice of Intent to the Iowa Department of Natural
    defined in this section.                             land within a community subject to the                 floor area of a building by 25 percent or        ATTEST: Holly A. Fokkena, Butler County              correspondence dated June 28, 2011 from        Resources to be covered under the NPDES
    In cases where the lowest enclosed area              “100-year flood”. This land is identified              more. All additions constructed after (FIRM         Auditor                                           the Iowa Department of Human Services          General Permit No. 2 “Storm Water Discharge
    satisfies criteria a, b, c, and d above, the         as Zone A on the community’s Flood                     DATE) shall be added to any proposed             The 1st Reading of said Ordinance was                requesting information regarding “internal     Associated with Industrial Activity for Construc-
    lowest floor is the floor of the next highest        Insurance Rate Map.                                    addition in determining whether the total           approved.                                         control over segregation of duties in the      tion Activities”.
    enclosed area that does not satisfy the           START OF CONSTRUCTION – Includes                          increase in original floor space would           It was further moved by Reiher, second by            Treasurer’s Office.” Squires reported             The Storm water discharge will be from con-
    criteria above.                                      substantial improvement, and means the                 exceed 25 percent.                                  Heidenwirth to suspend the rules and              that Auditor of State David A. Vaudt           struction of new storm sewer and associated
 MINOR PROJECTS – Small development                      date the development permit was issued,             VARIANCE – A grant of relief by the                    waive the second and third reading of said        has corresponded with the Iowa DHS             work located in the W ½ of Section 18, T92N,
    activities (except for filling, grading, and         provided the actual start of construction,             County from the terms of the flood plain            Ordinance and proclaim the Ordinance              indicating that “no audit findings relating    R15W, and in the E ½ of the NE ¼ of Section
    excavating) valued at less than $500.                repair,      reconstruction,     rehabilitation,       management regulations.                             adopted. Motion carried.                          to the Federal awards identified above         13, T92N, R16W, all within the City of Clarks-
 NEW CONSTRUCTION – (new buildings,                      addition, placement, or other improvement,          VIOLATION – The failure of a structure or           Board met with County Engineer John Riherd           were included on the Schedule of Findings      ville, Butler County.
    factory-built home parks) – Those                    was within 180 days of the permit date. The            other development to be fully compliant             to consider Resolution to close 220th Street      and Questioned Costs or the Summary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Storm Water will be discharged from 2 point
    structures or development for which the              actual start means either the first placement          with the community’s flood plain                    for repairs to the Iowa Northern crossing.        Schedule of Prior Audit Findings.” Squires
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sources and will be discharged to the backwa-
    start of construction commenced on                   or permanent construction of a structure on            management regulations.                             Moved by Heidenwirth, second by Reiher            provided the Board a copy of her response
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ters of the Shell Rock River.
    or after the effective date of the Flood             a site, such as pouring of a slab or footings,      Passed and adopted this 19th day of July,              to approve said Resolution.                       to the Iowa DHS and the Board found it
                                                         the installation of pile, the construction of          2011.                                            Resolution #736                                      acceptable. The Board did request that            Comments may be submitted to the Storm
    Insurance Rate Map.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Water Discharge Coordinator, IOWA DEPART-
 NEW FACTORY-BUILT HOME PARK OR                          columns, or any work beyond the state of            Upon Roll the vote thereon was as follows:          Construction Road Closure                            Squires make every effort to work with
                                                         excavation; or the placement of a factory-          AYES: Karl Nelson NAYS: None                        WHEREAS, The Butler County Board of                  the Office of Auditor of State to remedy       MENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, Environ-
    SUBDIVISION – A factory-built home
                                                         built home on a foundation. Permanent                  Tom Heidenwirth                                     Supervisors is empowered under authority          said segregation of duties concerns in the     mental Protection Division, Henry A. Wallace
    park or subdivision for the construction
                                                         construction does not include land                     Mark Reiher                                         of the Code of Iowa to close roads or             future.                                        Building, 502 E 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa
    of facilities for servicing the lots on which
    the factory-built homes are to be affixed            preparation, such as clearing, grading and          ABSENT: None                                           highways under their jurisdiction when          Board held a Public Hearing to hear public       50319-0034. The public may review the No-
    (including at a minimum, the installation            filling; nor does it include the installation of    ATTEST: Holly A. Fokkena, County Auditor               necessary for construction, and                   comments on proposed Allison Equipment         tice of Intent from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday
    of utilities, the construction of streets, and       streets and/or walkways; nor does it include        Board held a Public Hearing to consider             WHEREAS, an Iowa Northern Railway at-                & Maintenance Facility. Scott T. Blum,         through Friday, at the above address after it has
    either final site grading or the pouring of          excavation for a basement, footings, piers,            Ordinance Title V, No. 14 – Repealing               grade railroad crossing construction project      Accord Architecture was present, as            been received by the department.
    concrete pads) is completed on or after the          or foundations or the erection of temporary            Ordinances 1, 2, 9, as amended and 10               on 220th Street near Vail Ave requires that       was County Engineer John Riherd. No                                                     TJ-31-1

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