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Vol. 16 No. 14 | Wednesday, April 6, 2011 | www.cwltimes.com | 75¢ per Issue
New Addition and Renovation Project Begins at HCMH
Eagle Grove Eagle
Work has begun on the new which has begun on schedule, is The Leader
addition and renovation project expected to take 12 months. It
at Hancock County Memorial involves the construction of a new
Hospital (HCMH). The project three-story tower north of the current
was designed by Bergland and facility.
Cram Architects from Mason City. The addition to the ﬁrst ﬂoor of
Henkel Construction, also from the hospital includes an expanded
Mason City, was awarded the Rehabilitation Services Department
construction contract in December that will provide outpatient physical
and groundbreaking occurred in therapy, diabetic education, cardiac Village Vine
March 2011. and pulmonary rehab, and a
“After years of planning, we’re community ﬁtness center. Imaging
excited to begin the project,” Vance services will be enlarged to allow for
Jackson, HCMH CEO/Administrator additional services.
said in a press release. “Between the The addition to the second ﬂoor
renovations to our existing building of the hospital will add 17 private
and the new construction, we know inpatient rooms and renovation to
that we’re creating a facility that will the current building during Phase 2
provide quality health care services of the project will add another eight What Cheer Paper
well into the future.” private rooms. All private rooms
The project will be completed are becoming the norm in hospital
in two phases and is anticipated to construction because they assist
take approximately 24 months to against the spread of infection and Hancock County Memorial Hospital (HCMH) held a formal groundbreaking for the $12 million hospital addition and renovation
complete. Construction costs are are more pleasing and private for project on March 22. From left: Tim Bray, Henkel Job Superintendent, Mike Watson, Henkel Project Manager, Ron Eden, HCMH
estimated at $8 million, with total patients and their families. trustee, Curt Gast, HCMH Director of Support Services, Randy Cram, Bergland & Cram, Vance Jackson, HCMH CEO/Administrator,
project costs at $12.8 million. Funding Also included on the inpatient Rob Willms, HCMH Trustee, Ken Wind, Bergland & Cram, Dorothy Denny, HCMH trustee, Laura Zwiefel, HCMH CNO, Ellen Tusha,
for the project is through a Recovery wing will be rooms dedicated to HCMH trustee, Mary Kopacek, HCMH board of trustees chairman, Julie Damm, HCMH CFO, Michael Johnston, Mercy Medical Center
Zone Economic Development Bond. isolation patients that need to be kept
from the general patient population
- North Iowa Vice President, Network Development. Absent: HCMH trustees DeAnna Kelly and Bill Paulus. Submitted photo
When completed, the addition and
renovation will expand the existing for infection control reasons. Two
facility to enhance outpatient additional rooms will be renovated Easter Cantata
services and allow for 25 private for use as hospice rooms with extra
inpatient rooms. space for families and other end-of- to be Held in
The ﬁrst phase of the project, life considerations.
Britt Man Pleads Guilty To The 16-voice choir of the St.
John Lutheran and United Methodist
Churches in Corwith will present
Possessing Child Porn an Easter Cantata on Sunday
evening, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the
A man who possessed child ﬁne of $250,000, a $100 special United Methodist Church. There
pornography pled guilty on March assessment, and supervised release service will have dramatic readings,
28, 2011, in federal court in Sioux for 5 years to life following his narrative readings, and songs about
City. Sander Cotoc, 23, of Britt, was imprisonment. Jesus which center around the Palm
convicted of one count of possessing This case was prosecuted Sunday events.
child pornography. by Assistant United States The cantata was written by
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Attorney Mark Tremmel and was Lloyd Larson. Diane Nall is the
Ofﬁce for Northern Iowa, Cotoc investigated by Homeland Security director and Sharon Gourley will
admitted at the plea hearing that on Investigations, the Hancock County be providing accompaniment on the
April 20, 2010, he possessed child Sheriff’s Ofﬁce, the Britt Police piano.
pornography on his cell phone. Department, and the Iowa Division A free will offering will be Hawkeye Pride Egg Farms at Corwith recently experienced the collapse of cages in one of the
Sentencing before United States of Criminal Investigation. accepted during the service. buildings. The company has been trying to determine how to safely start clean-up efforts because
District Court Judge Mark W. The case was brought as part of of the potential for collapse of other cages still in the building. LEADER photo by Rebecca Peter
Bennett will be set after a presentence Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide
report is prepared. Cotoc remains in initiative launched in May 2006 by
Barn Quilt Class
Poultry Cage Collapses At Corwith Egg Farm
custody of the United States Marshal the Department of Justice to combat
pending sentencing. the growing epidemic of child sexual
Cotoc will be sentenced to 8 years’ exploitation and abuse. at Garner
imprisonment. He faces a maximum The Garner-Hayﬁeld Community
Schools and North Iowa Area By Rebecca Peter and doing a careful analysis on what The company’s Corwith facility
Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Community College are sponsoring
a wooden Friendship Quilt class
CORWITH - The collapse of
cages in one building at Hawkeye
the risks are for human life.”
Dean said that unfortunately, it
was constructed in 2009. The site is
permitted for six million birds.
NIACC John Pappajohn provide students with an opportunity from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, April Pride Egg Farms at Corwith is under will be necessary to euthanize the The facility ﬁrst started egg
Entrepreneurial Center Hosts the to apply their skills and creativity, 14, at the Garner-Hayﬁeld High investigation. birds in the building. production in 2010. It is the major
14th Annual Youth Entrepreneurial help students understand critical School Consumer Science Room. The problem occurred March “There’s no way we can get people supplier of liquid eggs for Primera
Academy thinking skills and give students The friendship quilt is the perfect 27 when a row of cages collapsed safely in there to ﬁx this problem Foods, Britt.
High school juniors and seniors another career option of being a “job size for your garden shed, home or within the six-row building. The without removing the birds,” he said. Hawkeye Pride employs about 80
have a unique opportunity this creator” instead of a “job taker.” garage. You will design and paint cages are 27 feet tall and contain The process will be done as people at Corwith.
summer to live on the North Iowa Invitations to participate in the your own quilt on wood with the approximately 50,000 birds in each humanely as possible, he said. “We
Area Community College campus program have been sent to all North assistance of artisan Missy Huling. row. have our approved methods. Then
for one week and learn ﬁrst-hand
what it’s like to create their own
Iowa area high school guidance
counselors, who are asked to share it
There is an additional supply fee
paid in class.
Since that time, the company has
been trying to determine how to
safely start a clean-up effort because
we have go in and make repairs to
An investigation into the cause
Registration is taken at NIACC,
business — and it’s at no cost.
The NIACC John Pappajohn
Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)
with juniors and seniors. Applicants
are asked to complete an application
packet including recommendations
1-888-466-4222 ext 4358 until the
class is ﬁlled.
of the potential for collapse of other
cages still in the building.
of the collapse is underway. The
company has called in structural
The building houses a total of engineers from multiple insurance
will host the Youth Entrepreneurial
Academy June 19-23. Generous
ﬁnancial support from the John K.
by teachers, counselors and parents
followed by a student essay and
interview with JPEC staff. Supervisors Adopt
300,000 hens. The birds had been
place for ten days.
“There will be signiﬁcant analysis
and Luise V. Hanson Foundation For more information, please The cages were part of new to try to ﬁgure out what the cause
allows this academy to be offered for contact Tim Putnam at the John enriched colony system at the was,” he said. BRITT - LifeServe Blood
free to all participating students.
The objectives of the Youth
Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at
641-422-4192 or putnatim@niacc.
Resolution Corwith facility where hens are
housed at 67 square inches per bird.
According to Dean, Hawkeye
Pride owners “are working very hard
Center will have a community
blood drive, Wednesday, April
Entrepreneurial Academy are to edu By Rebecca Peter The system was equipped with to do things properly.” 13, 2-7 p.m. at the Britt Municipal
expose students to entrepreneurship, Hancock County Board of perches, a nest box, and scratch area “This is certainly an unfortunate Center. To schedule a blood
Supervisors approved the annual and nipple drinkers. situation that has developed, one donation appointment, go online
road embargo resolution on March “It’s unfortunate because we that I don’t recall having happened at www.lifeservebloodcenter.
NIACC Presents “Once Upon a Time” 28. had been working with Iowa State in Iowa before,” DNR Administrator org or call 800-287-4903.
University. This was going to be of Environmental Services Division
Quodlibet 36th Annual Variety Show The resolution gives the board
the authority to impose vehicle a trial of a new style system,” said Wayne Gieselman said in a press Grassley In Garner
weight restrictions on county roads J.T. Dean, Hawkeye Pride Chief release. GARNER - Senator Charles
The North Iowa Area Community 16 and at 2:00 p.m. on April 17 in the
in the event that rain, snow or other Operations Ofﬁcer. “There were Gieselman said the DNR agreed Grassley will be in Garner on
College (NIACC) Concert Choir and North Iowa Community Auditorium
climatic conditions cause roads to structural issues with one of the cage with Hawkeye Pride that the primary Wednesday, April 20. Grassley
the NIACC Singers are pleased to on the NIACC campus.
deteriorate. rows. The legs underneath cages emphasis needed to be on human will meet with the Garner Lion’s
announce “Once Upon a Time” as Quodlibet tickets can be
The embargo period is from April started to fail.” safety. Until the cages in the building Club from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at
the theme for the 2011 performance purchased at either Hy-Vee Location,
2 to June 30 and limits loads to ﬁve Hawkeye Pride contacted the were safely stabilized, a clean-up Mat’s Place, 235 State St.
of Quodlibet. This performance will the NIACC Box Ofﬁce or by calling
Department of Natural Resources.
mark the 36th anniversary of the 641-422-4188 or toll free at 1-888- tons per axle, effective upon said
“We were really trying to be
effort couldn’t begin.
“We want to help the company
Wesley Blood Drive
annual variety show. Show times 466-4222, Ext. 4188. road. Wesley Community Club
In other business, supervisors proactive with understanding what ﬁnd a solution that works for them
will be at 7:30 p.m. on April 15 and and Wesley First Responders
approved a letter of understanding that worst case scenario is,” he said. and also make sure that everything
are sponsoring a community
for Hancock County’s 2010-11 audit “The worst case scenario is structural is handled in a way that protects
blood drive Tuesday, April
with Renner & Birchem CPA, of collapse. We want to make sure we our natural resources. We have been
12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the
Britt. were prepared environmentally and very pleased that Hawkeye Pride
Wesley Community Center.
A Class B beer permit and outdoor legally to deal with something like has been working diligently to ﬁnd
Call the Blood Center of Iowa
Sunday Sales permit was approved that.” the best solution to this unfortunate
at 1-800-287-4903 to make
for the Hancock County Speedway, Dean said that the company is event,” said Gieselman.
an appointment. Walk-ins are
Britt. being “extremely cautious with Hawkeye Pride Egg Farms LLC
getting structural engineers involved is headquartered in Sioux Center.
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place Sunday April 10th and feature
through Aug. 1, for those with a cre- Mercy Health Center in Mason City. piece dance band travels the Mid-
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Barb Lange, Ad Sales; Carole Tuecke, egory for ﬁrst place, $75, and second Hosted by Garner United Methodist Church.
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Iowa political landscape changes shift is dramatic
Greetings from the Iowa Senate:
Once every decade, Iowa’s
political landscape changes – and
State Senator Merlin Bartz
sometimes the shifts can be pretty Sixth District
Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Winnebago and Worth Counties
dramatic. That time has come once 515-281-3371 • firstname.lastname@example.org
again. It is time to re-draw Iowa’s
congressional districts (4 total), • Tuesday, April 5: TRAC holds the rejection listing the reason why
State Senate districts (50 total) and a public hearing in Bettendorf at the it was rejected. No amendments can
Iowa House districts (100 total). Mississippi Bend Area Education be offered.
Iowa has one of the fairest Agency at 7 p.m. • A third plan can be amended
and most reputable redistricting • Wednesday, April 6: TRAC by either legislative body, but must
systems in the nation. It truly is a holds a Cedar Rapids public hearing pass by September 1 and be signed
model for other states and Iowans at 6:30 p.m. at the ICN room at by Governor Branstad by September
should be proud of it. This process Kirkwood Community College. 15.
is done without reference to political This will include ICN sites at • If those deadlines are not met,
considerations or residences of Dubuque, Ottumwa, and Waterloo. the Iowa Supreme Court will then
current incumbents. Instead, non- • Thursday, April 7: TRAC be tasked with creating the map by
partisan staffers with the state’s holds a public hearing in Des Moines December 31, 2011.
Legislative Services Agency (LSA) at the Wallace State Office Building Not every Iowan is going to
take the population data provided at 7 p.m. be happy with the final outcome and
by the U.S. Census Bureau and • Monday, April 11: TRAC new district lines, but it is vitally
generate districts that are as similar releases a report summarizing important to remember that Iowa’s
to each other as possible in terms of
information and testimony received
at the public hearings and offers their
process is fair and provides the
public with a great opportunity to
Jobs and Savings Bills Stalled in Senate
Here is a quick time-table of own comments. The commission have their say.
the events that have occurred or will The Legislature has completed
will also accept a written comment if Some may even argue that
occur in the coming days regarding twelve weeks of work yet Democrats
an individual is unable to make one our once-a-decade redistricting is
the redistricting process: in the Iowa Senate show no signs of
of the hearings or satellite locations. as close as we come to having term
• Thursday, March 31: At compromise on key spending reform
• Following the release of the limits. The final map approved will
8:15 a.m., the first redistricting map and job created measures approved
report, the Iowa General Assembly likely mean some lawmakers will
proposal was made public. by Republicans in the Iowa House.
shall not consider the proposed plan retire, some lawmakers will be
• Friday, April 1: The Iowans sent a clear message that
until at least three days after the defeated by the opposing party, and
Temporary Redistricting Advisory they want a different course than
TRAC report has been made public. some will even face primaries within
Commission (TRAC), a commission the one our state has been following
• The plan whether accepted or their own party. Yet all of that can already been signed by the Governor Family Alliance for Veterans of
made up of five Iowans, meets at the the last four years. For the last four
rejected has to be voted on the floor. be healthy thing. Sometimes new and SF 209 which is currently in America (FAVA) is a program that
Capitol and reviews the plan. The years, the status quo has been more
Each chamber must pass the plan districts can mean the election of new conference committee. provides information, education,
five members of the Commission spending, more programs, and
with a majority and the governor people which will yield new ideas. House Passes Department advocacy, and support to families of
are Chair Maggie Tinsman of more government. It has become
must sign in order for the plan to be That can be something to celebrate. of Economic Development veterans and veterans. The program
Davenport, Rose Brown of Council obvious to anyone paying attention
adopted. Above all, these new districts Reorganization was started by, Rhonda Jordal, of
Bluffs, Lance Ehmcke of Sioux City, that Democrats in the Senate are
• If the first plan is rejected, will have an impact on Iowa’s On Monday, the House passed Forest City, Iowa. Rhonda’s son,
Matt Paul of Des Moines, and Eric desperately defending that status quo.
the LSA has to deliver a second plan representation in Congress and the HF 590. The bill, referred to Steven Jordal, is a two-tour Iraq
Turner of Des Moines. Iowans did not send Republicans to
within 35 days after the first plan is future make up of our Legislative as IPEP (Iowa Partnership for war veteran who suffers from PTSD
• Monday, April 4: The TRAC the Statehouse to increase spending
disapproved. A rejection involves bodies. As we know fully, elections Economic Progress), reorganizes (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
holds a public hearing in Council or expand government.
a vote and resolution within 7 days do have consequences and the the Department of Economic and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury).
Bluffs at 6 p.m. at the Council Bluffs FY 13 Budget
of the rejection listing the reason decisions made by this and future Development into a new public Jordal, who also helped start
Public Library. This will include The bulk of the new spending
why it was rejected. The plan is not Legislatures will have a lasting Authority (Economic Development Midwest Moms, a support group
ICN sites at Mason City, Sioux City, goes to fulfill commitments made
amendable. impact for decades to come. Authority), a private non- for anyone wanting to give support
and Spencer. to property taxpayers and fixing
• If the second plan is rejected, I hope every Iowan will take profit Corporation (Economic to military troops and their families,
budgeting issues. After the REC sets
the LSA has to deliver a third plan the opportunity to evaluate the Development Corporation), and decided she would start a program to
the revenue estimate for FY 2013 in
Clarion Coin within 35 days after the first plan is
disapproved. A rejection involves a
redistricting proposal and offer their
input. The best decisions are always
December, the Legislature will be a vision board (Partnership for
help veterans after seeing her own
son suffer the aftermath of war and
able to finalize the FY 2013 budget
Club Hold vote and resolution within 7 days of made once more Iowans have had
during the 2012 session. Like the
FY 2012 targets, the FY 2013 targets
HF 590 went through a number
of different forms, and was heavily
knowing other families could use the
resources as well. FAVA is creating a
Until next week…
Annual Show Quilt Show 515-281-3371
fulfill a campaign promise to align
ongoing spending with ongoing
worked on in subcommittee,
committee, and all the way up until
national 800# call center for families
of veterans and veterans themselves
April 9 Scheduled “Stars revenue. Budgeting two years at a it was debated on the floor. Twenty
six amendments were offered on
to help find and connect resources
that help fill needs. The call center
time allows the Legislature to do
Over Clear Lake” more long-term planning. the floor from both Republicans will be manned by veteran families
The Clarion Coin Club spring coin
show will be Saturday, April 9 from
The members of the Lake Area
CWL Times Indigent Defense Funding
Last year’s Democrat-controlled
and Democrats, and a number of
them were accepted. The lengthy
-- families that have “been there,
done that” and truly understand.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school Legislature purposely underfunded discussion of the bill resulted in Rhonda Jordal will be speaking at
Quilters’ Guild will be hosting their now online at
in Clarion. There is no admission indigent defense in order to a bipartisan effort of 66 voting the Iowa National Guard on April
biennial quilt show, “Stars Over
charge. balance the budget, knowing that a in favor of the bill and 33 voting 16th and can be reached @ jordal@
There will be 30 tables of coins,
Clear Lake,” the weekend of April
9 and 10. The show will be held at
www.corwithcwltimes.com supplemental appropriation would be against it. The bill changes the status wctatel.net or 641-585-5995.
stamps, currency, gold, silver, needed this year.House Republicans quo in regards to state economic Rep. Henry Rayhons
Clear Lake Elementary School, 901
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S. 14th Street, in Clear Lake. Hours
Free appraisals will be offered. program – first in HF 45 which has FAVA- Veterans’ Affairs Cell: (641) 430-2863
are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 12
There will be 20 dealers from Iowa
COME AND WORSHIP...
noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are
and Minnesota. The dealers will be
available at the door.
buying and selling.
Proceeds from the show will be
Beginning and veteran collectors
used for programming and for fabric
are welcome. Young people are
and supplies to be used making
welcome. There will be door prizes
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and a free literature table. The lunch
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show. The public is welcome.
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Corwith Farm Wesley
The Rev. Cynthia Morrison
Gold Eagle Cooperative Sunday Worship, 9 a.m.
Grain • Feed Seed
Sunday School, 10 a.m.
Wednesday Prayer Breakfast, 7 a.m.
BoB Becker construction
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4 • Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The CWL Times
11:42 a.m. Report of trafﬁc ac-
cohol to person under legal age were
given to Eduardo Cibrian of Garner
and Jessica Koebrick of Garner.
Cell Phone Banking
SHERIFF’S DEED – Hancock cident. A vehicle driven by Heather While more than 39 million mobile Web, you’ll have to buy data
Driving While Suspended: Bran- March 27
County Sheriff, Kirk C. Kinsella, Heueneman of Garner was traveling Americans are banking online, mo- services for your smart phone which
don Paul Baker, Britt, $465 and 1:23 a.m. Arrested Carl Vallin of
and Iowa Dept. of Revenue to Lib- south on State Street and was struck bile banking is even more conve- can cost you $200 or more up front
$465; Bobbi Gene Calo, Clear Lake, Wilmington, VT at Highway 18 and
erty Bank FSB, City of Garner, Park by a vehicle driven by Mabel Kraus nient and allows you to bank any- unless you sign a two-year contract.
$402.50. Country Club Drive. He was charged
Addition, Block 1, Lots 9 and 10, as of Britt, who was backing up from time...anyplace. Of course your smart phone and data
No Registration: Adrian Blu- with impersonating a public ofﬁcial
desc. 3-29 a parking stall. Estimated damage is Text banking is the simplest service costs also pay for the many
menthal, Mason City, $127.50. and improper use of registration.
WD – Daryl M. Hanna, Daryl $900. No injuries or charges were re- method and uses any messaging- other data-related things you do with
Speeding (16-20): Theron Mi- 8:59 a.m. Report of alarm in the
Hanna and Lucinda J. Hanna to Bon- ported. enabled cell phone. There are some your phone, so mobile banking will
chael Rettig, Spencer; Kerry Jane 100 block of Highway 18.
nie Torkelson, T97N, R23W, Sect. 1:56 p.m. Ambulance assist. limitations. If you text the word represent only a portion of those ex-
Neuberger, Klemme; Ashley Kay 12:20 p.m. Report of suspicious
16, as desc. 3-29 March 26 “Bal” and send it to the number pro- penses.
Rauch, Clarion, $181.50. activity in the 1300 block of State
DEED – Bonnie Torkelson to 2:51 p.m. Ambulance assist. vided, it will text back the available The newest innovation called re-
Speeding (6-10 over): John Fran- Street.
Daryl M. Hanna and Lucinda J. Han- 6:05 p.m. The Garner Police De- balance in your deposit accounts and mote deposit capture lets you snap a
cis Platts, Mason City; Suzan Kay March 28
na, T97N, R23W, Sect. 16, as desc. partment conducted alcohol compli- your credit card balance. photo of a check with your cellphone
Slattum, Joice; Addison Marie Mill- 10:47 a.m. Ambulance assist.
3-29 ance checks on Garner businesses Mobile Web banking provides camera and deposit it into your ac-
er, Algona; Bruce J. Ouderkirk, Eau 2:03 p.m. Motorist assist.
WD – Ricky Folkerts and Abi- which have a liquor license. Only more functionality than text bank- count. You can’t get cash out of your
Claire, WI, $114. 11:58 p.m. Agency Assist.
gail Folkerts to Roger T. Holland, two businesses did not pass the ing, including the ability to transfer cell phone yet but you can use it to
Speeding (1-5 over): Richard March 30
City of Crystal Lake, Original Town, check and sold alcohol to a minor. funds from one account to another. ﬁnd the nearest ATM.
B. Kuns, Clear Lake; Joshua Paul 8:25 a.m. Business escort.
Block 13, Lots 5 and 6, as desc. 3-29 Citations for employee providing al- You can also pay bills using Mobile Mobile banking is convenient.
Schmid, Britt, $87.
Speed: Parth Dinesh Patel, Alg- Web banking. This method requires You can review your account bal-
ona; Colbie Ryan Harms, Kanawha, Hancock County Sheriff a smart phone which can access the ances while waiting in a checkout
$114; Laurence Richard Loeschen, Citations: Doris Malin, speed; Sheriff Report vehicle stopped on roadway – Wes- internet. line to see if you should use your
Woden, $92. Amber Sorensen, driving while sus- Tuesday, March 22 ley. Banking Apps provide all the credit or debit card for the purchase.
Failure Obey Trafﬁc Device: pended, no insurance and expired 1:20 a.m. - Request for aide – 10:57 a.m. - Request for an am- capabilities of mobile Web banking, Your bank can send text alerts when
Nycole Marie Rae Lomax, Emmets- plates; Thomas Kofron Jr., speed and Algona. bulance - Swea City. but they’re designed especially for your checking balance is low or
burg; Todd Allen Olson, Ankeny, driving while suspended; and Leroy 10 a.m. - Report of bad check 11:02 a.m. - Report of young your speciﬁc bank and phone model. when withdrawals and deposits are
$195. Senne, speed. -West Bend. kids on 4 wheelers – Bancroft. Most banks have apps tailored to the posted to your account. You can
Failure to Maintain Control: Sara March 24 10:21 a.m. - Report of injured 11:37 a.m. - Report of family iPhone and many have them for the get alerts for debit and credit card
Lynne Olson, Britt, $200; Luke Ivan 10:15 a.m. Warned for speeding. deer – Elmore. problems – Burt. iPad as well as smart phones with purchases that exceed a set amount
Stoychoff, Britt, $195. 12:47 p.m. Report of large piece 1:41 p.m. - Request for an am- 6:35 p.m. - Report of vehicle in Blackberry and Android operation which might indicate fraud. Smart
Stop Sign Violation: Lawrence of cement on Highway 18 west of bulance – Wesley. ditch. systems. phones are vulnerable to the same
Lee Seamans, Ionia, $195. Palm Avenue. DOT working on road 2:40 p.m. - Report of vandalism 7:39 p.m. - Report of corn crib Typically there are no additional virus, spyware and phishing threats
Safety Rules Violation: Donald east of Oak Avenue on Highway 18. – Irvington. ﬁre - Swea City. charges for mobile banking because as your home computer. For more
Ray Smith, Alta, $161.25; Chad Ray March 25 3:25 p.m. - Request to speak to 9:11 p.m. - Request for an am- automation reduces bank operat- information on how to protect your
Pierce, Marble Rock, $127.50. 8:31 a.m. Report of false alarm in deputy. bulance – Titonka. ing costs, though you may incur identity, contact your local ISU Ex-
Supplying Alcohol to Person Un- the 2600 block of Oak Avenue. 10:54 p.m. - Report of railroad 9:48 p.m. - Report of family fees from your cellular service car- tension ofﬁce and ask for publica-
der the Legal Age: Eduardo Gomez 12:21 p.m. Report of theft in the crossing damaged –Wesley. problems –Burt. rier. If you do not have a plan with tion numbers PM 1723 Social Secu-
Cibrian, Garner, $735. 200 block of South 2nd Street in Kl- Wednesday, March 23 10:03 p.m. - Request for an of- texting, each text sent and received rity Numbers, PM 1724 Credit Card
Theft 5th: Kevin Dewayne emme. Case is under investigation. 1:47 a.m. - Request to speak to ﬁcer – Titonka. could cost you 20 cents each. If you Numbers or call Brenda Schmitt at
Thomas, Garner, $147.75. 2:03 p.m. Report of accident one deputy – LuVerne. 10:30 p.m. - Report of vehicles opt to access your accounts via the 641-512-0650.
mile east of Corwith on B55. Darwin 9:06 a.m. - Report of temporary tearing around – Whittemore.
Small Claims W. Luedtke fell asleep and drove in address change SOR. Sunday, March 27
Midland Funﬁng LLC vs Jack the ditch. 10:51 a.m. - Request to speak to 2:26 a.m. - Request for an am-
7:54 p.m. Report of vehicle in bulance - Swea City.
L. Mewes Sr., 1110 110th Street, deputy- Lakota.
Kanawha. Judgment for the plaintiff ditch/ﬁeld in the 1400 block of Ur- 1:25 p.m. - Request to speak to 7:34 a.m. - Report of mailboxes
March 28 by default in the amount ban. It was pulled out by a tractor. deputy - Buffalo Center. damaged – Whittemore.
of $2,294.45 plus interest at a rate March 26 7:39 p.m. - Report of open door 7:43 a.m. - Request for an am-
of 2.29 percent per annum and court 7:20 p.m. Report of two cows out – LuVerne. bulance – Lakota.
costs. on Highway 69 south of Forest City 10:20 p.m. - Request to speak 9:53 a.m. - Report of disabled
Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, between 300th and 310th Streets. to deputy. vehicle – Irvington.
202 Main Avenue North, Britt, 8:10 p.m. Trafﬁc stop in Kl- Thursday, March 24 5:56 p.m. - Report of pop cans
vs. Jason S. Gardner, PO Box 42, emme. 8:33 a.m. - Request for an am- taken – Lakota.
Goodell. Judgment for the plaintiff 8:26 p.m. Warning for trafﬁc.
bulance –Bancroft. • Ad must be a private party item for
March 28 by default in the amount 3:38 p.m. - Report of vehicle on Arrests
of $558.62 plus interest at a rate of 2:33 p.m. Warned for speed. roadway – Algona. March 27 sale. Business items, garage sales,
2.29 percent per annum and court 7:23 p.m. Trafﬁc stop. 3:47 p.m. - Report of disabled 12:21 a.m. - Arrested Bradie rentals and fundraisers are not eligible.
costs. March 28 vehicle - Lone Rock. Harold Becker, Burt, DOB
11:13 a.m. Request for truck to 4:22 p.m. - Report of suspi- 07/18/1991 for public intoxication. • Value of item must be $75 or less, and
Property Transfers be junked in Klemme. cious person – Burt. must be listed in the ad.
QUIT – Patricia M. Kuhlers 12:38 p.m. Arrest warrant for 5:06 p.m. - Report of family Accident
Formanek, Patricia M. Kuhlers For- Darin Kofron of Crystal Lake. problems – Whittemore. March 21 • Ads will run in all participating
manek, and Allan D. Formanek to 2:55 p.m. Trafﬁc stop. 9:04 a.m. – According to the ac-
6:52 p.m. - Report of vehicle
cident report, Kimberly Anne Dorn-
Mid-America newspapers*. Ads placed
Kuhlers Farms LLC, T94N, R23W, missing – LuVerne.
Sect. 9 and 22, as desc. 3-23 5:51 a.m. Winnebago County 6:57 p.m. - Report of vandalism bier, 45, Wesley, was westbound on before 10 a.m. Thursday will also be
WD – Federal Home Loan Mtg. advised of a deer on the roadway on –LuVerne. B40 in a 2004 Ford F-250 owned by listed in the Mid-America Marketplace.
Corp. to Donald E. James and Linda Highway 69 north of Clark’s Saw 7:44 p.m. - Report of trespass- Dale Duane Dornbier, Wesley. As
L. James, T97N, R23W, Sect. 31, as Mill in the northbound lane. The she approached the intersection with • 1 item per ad. 1 ad per customer per
ers – Lakota.
desc. 3-23 deer was moved off the travel por- Friday, March 25 P-60, she failed to follow a yield month. Ad may run for up to 3 consecu-
DEED – Sheryll L. Denney and tion of the highway. Called DOT to 2:12 a.m. - Report of disabled sign and proceeded into the intersec-
remove it. tion. She collided with a southbound
tive weeks at no charge.
Roger Denney to Lance Gardner and vehicle – Armstrong.
Stephanie Gardner, City of Garner, 7:43 a.m. Report of car vs. deer 11:41 a.m. - Report of accident 2010 Ford F-150 owned by Syngenta • These ads will not be part of the free
on Palm Ave in the 1400 block. Crop Protection, Greensboro, N. C.,
Park Addition, Block 10, Lot 16, as
– Elmore. listing on Craig’s List program.
desc. 3-24 1 p.m. - Report of vandalism – and driven by Alanna Joy Werner,
1:41 a.m. Report of disturbance 26, Livermore. Werner was trans-
REC – Carl N. Pearson and De-
loris L. Pearson to Kirk Pearson and in apartments in the 100 block of 6th
1:19 p.m. - Report of controlled ported to Kossuth Regional Health Call your local newspaper rep today!
Street in Kanawha. Center for treatment of her injuries
Sandra Pearson, T94N, R23W, Sect.
1, as desc. 3-24 2:01 a.m. Report of dog barking
in Crystal Lake. Dog was outside
burn – Algona.
4:11 p.m. - Request for an am- by Algona Ambulance. Damage to
the F-250 was estimated at $5,000
Jennifer at 866-923-2684
COD – Estate of Darrell F. Fran- bulance - Swea City. (toll free)
cis and James F. Francis Executor and owner placed him inside to solve 5:49 p.m. - Report of young and the vehicle was towed by Kem-
to Travis J. McClement and Jessica the problem. people driving 4 wheelers – Ban- na’s Auto Center. Damage to the *Participating Mid-America newspapers are: the Hampton Chronicle, The
7:19 p.m. Report of illegal F-150 was estimated at $10,000 and
Sheffield Press, Butler County Tribune-Journal, Clarksville Star, Dows Ad-
L. McClement, City of Britt, Ander- croft. vocate, CWL (Corwith) Times, The Pioneer Enterprise (Rockwell-Thornton),
sons Addition, Block 10, Lots 7 and burning of improper items in rural 8:34 p.m. - Report of trafﬁc the vehicle was towed by Nemmers Garner Leader, Buffalo Center Tribune, Eagle Grove Eagle, Grundy Regis-
8, as desc. 3-25 Woden. stop – Algona. Auto. Dornbier was cited for fail- ter, The Graphic-Advocate (Lake City-Rockwell City), The Sigourney News-
REC – P S Rentals LLC to Kim- March 31 Saturday, March 26 ure to yield upon entering a through Review, What Cheer Paper, New Sharon Sun, Keota Eagle, and The Village
berly Ann Hennings, Kimberly A. 1:51 a.m. Contacted by Cerro 4:34 a.m. - Report of occupied highway. Vine (Fremont.)
Hennings, and Scott William Hen- Gordo County about a ﬁre in Avery
nings, City of Garner, Original Township. The ﬁre was found to be
Town, Block 11, Lot 5, as desc. 3-28 possible controlled burn in south-
QUIT – Jeffrey Wayne Ellis and
Jeffrey W. Ellis to Duane D. Kiefer
and Judith K. Kiefer, T95N, R26W,
east corner of Yale and 110th Street.
A small ﬁre was almost out and the
other ﬁre was surrounded by plowed
ARE YOU MOBILE?
Sect. 6, as desc. 3-28 ﬁeld which should not go anywhere.
Garner Police Department Got Some News? Now Hampton Chronicle
Now TheThe CWL Times Is! Is!
Citations: Daniel Aldrich-
Proceedings Schumann, driving while suspended.
March 24 Corwith
CORWITH WESLEY 2:40 p.m. Report of suspicious Betty Shipman
COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD
activity in the 200 block of West 515-583-2301
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Thursday, March 24, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
The Corwith Wesley Community School
Board met in special session on Thursday,
March 24, 2011 at the LuVerne Elementary
School. CITY OF CORWITH Joella Leider
President Hauswirth called the meeting to COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS 515-679-4471
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MEMBERS PRESENT: Chambers, Haus- March 28, 2011 email@example.com
wirth, Studer, Burrs, Grein The Corwith City Council met in special ses-
MEMBERS ABSENT: None sion in the council chambers at city hall on Mon-
Bumgarner, Prin. Rotert
PRESENT: Supt. day, March 28, 2011. Mayor Gourley opened
with the Pledge of Allegiance and the meeting LuVerne
ADMINISTRATION ABSENT: None was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Council mem- Diane Fisher
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Motion by Grein, second by Chambers to
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approve the amended 2011-12 Budget with a with those individuals facing nuisance abate-
13.12% tax rate. All ayes.
Motion by Chambers, second by Burrs to
ment procedures. A discussion was held with
each one, setting a timeline for their abatement.
approve the resignation of Nancy Rasmussen Individuals were encouraged to take advantage P.O. Box 321
effective April 4, 2011. All ayes.
Next board meeting will be April 12th at
7:30 a.m. at the Corwith-Wesley board room.
of the upcoming Clean Up Day on April 16th.
Steenhard moved to adjourn the meeting,
seconded by Petersen. Vote: All in favor. Meet-
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1, 2011. Contact 515-520-1285. Multi Family Huge Rummage Sale!! FOR SALE: Mobile Home. 2BR – mation, send your resume and all pertinent qualifications to: Box
Friday and Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 2BA. C/A. New furnace and water A, The Leader, 365 State St., Garner, Ia 50438. Interviews will
THANK YOU 9 to 2. 1860 Hwy 69, Klemme. 4 heater. Garage. 16x20 LR and Patio begin immediately and all inquiries shall be kept confidential.
THIS PUBLICATION DOES NOT KNOWINGLY miles south of Garner. Hon Desk with Gazebo. All appliances. 641-
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cation does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy
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and memorials along with the
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much. Thank you for the love and
support extended to Gene Wood and MOWING BIDS
Bowling Motors RV The City Council of the City of Corwith, Iowa is now taking mowing bids
Sales and Service family during the past year. All the
special care and sympathy given in for the following:
www.bowlingrvs.com thought, word, and deed have been • Mowing of Corwith-Magor Cemetery
• Weed/Shrub trimming around interior of cemetery fences, crosses, mark-
ers and headstones.
04/06* • Mowing of Stillson Park (North Park)
• Trimming of weeds around shelter house, playground equipment, tennis
PUBLIC NOTICE court and fountains.
• Mowing of Johnson Park (South Park)
The Board of Supervisors of Hancock County, Iowa has adopted a Uni- • Trimming of weeds around shelter house & playground equipment.
form Embargo Resolution which will be used if an Embargo is deemed • Mowing and trimming of Memorial Park.
necessary. Such an Emboargo may be ordered at any time between April • Mowing and trimming around city hall, library, post office and property
4, 2011 and June 20, 2011. Loads will be restricted to five (5) tons per adjacent to post office.
Christensen Farms is seeking the services of an
axle and will be restricted to perishable items on designated routes. Haul- • Mowing & trimming around the two city signs located at the Hiway 17
entrances to Corwith Independent Contractor for the management of a
ers and Consumers are advised to make suitable arrangements for com- Please bid locations individually. All bids must be in writing and must be swine farm in the Geneva, IA area.
pliance between the above dates to be implemented if such an Embargo in the clerk’s office at city hall by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. A Services required include daily animal care,
is imposed at any time. list of mowing equipment should be included with the bid. A certificate of
loading/unloading, feed and ventilation management
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS insurance is required. The City Council reserves the right to reject any and
and building maintenance.
HANCOCK COUNTY, IOWA all bids. These bids will be for the 2011 mowing season only.
This independent contractor must not be in contact
with other swine for bio-security purposes.
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6 • Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The CWL Times
Spring Health and Safety Top 10 List
Spring has arrived on the Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 Elementary Spotlight
calendar and better weather is p.m. 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays By Diane Fisher
just around the corner. Follow- at the Britt Medical Clinic;
ing is a “Top 10” list to keep 2nd and 4th Saturdays at the
you and your family healthy Garner Medical Clinic. Please
My name is: Samuel Tiili
and safe as the weather begins call for an appointment. My birthday is: January 12th
to warm. source of ﬁber, vitamins, min- your backyard to see what Next Week’s Specialty These are the people in my family:
1: Start your spring clean- erals and antioxidants. Since needs repair. Remember to Physician Schedule: Mom, Dad, Nick, Gabbi, Amelia &
ing. Believe it or not, spring during the winter a lot of us check lawn mowers, gas grills For the convenience of area Max
cleaning can help keep you have relied mostly on canned and all your outdoor equip- residents, the following Spe- My favorite food is: pizza
My favorite game is: Tag
and your kids safe, things such or frozen vegetables, now it is ment. cialty Clinics are available in My favorite book to read: is about
as cleaning out your medicine the best time to get fresh. 9: Be foot friendly and re- the coming week at HCMH in Aliens
cabinet, checking your smoke 5: Get outdoors. Take a think your ﬂip-ﬂops. They’re Britt. Call HCMH at 641-843- My favorite place to visit: Grand-
detectors, and getting rid of walk during your lunch break. adorable, fun and the deﬁni- 5000 or 1-800-255-9389 for ma’s
broken toys. Take advantage of warmer tion of summer, but they’re more information on any of I like preschool because: I like to go
to it every day and play blocks
2: Gardening is great out- weather and sunny days and deﬁnitely not user-friendly. our specialty services. The most important rule at my house
door exercise. Anything that go to the park with your fam- Flip-ﬂops are ﬁne for at the Tuesday, April 12 is: I don’t have rules at my house.
makes you sweat can be good ily or friends. This will deﬁ- beach or around the pool. Surgical Clinic: Dr. Condo- When I get bigger I want to be: like Samuel Tiili
exercise. If you’ve been inac- nitely wake you up from your Danger lurks, however, when leon Nick
tive all winter, start slow and winter sleep. they’re worn all day, every Orthopedic Clinic: Dr.
work up to longer time peri- 6: Spring colds are always day. Even a stylish pair of ﬂip- Crane Spring Hair
a possibility. The same rules
ods, being careful not to over-
for preventing winter colds
ﬂops can lead to a variety of Cardiology Clinic: Dr. Tat- Jennifer Rosenmeyer, Styles Class
work one area, such as your foot infections, injuries and kon-Coker, Mercy Heart Cen- ARNP
back or arms. still apply in the spring and pain, according to the Ameri- ter Garner Medical Clinic: Offered at Britt
3: Spring is the biggest of summer. The most effective can Podiatric Medical Asso- Wednesday, April 13 John Boedeker, D.O.
Get great ideas for spring and
the allergy and asthma sea- way to avoid catching a cold ciation. Podiatry Clinic: Dr. Brau Jerry Nelson, M.D. summer! This is a chance for mother
sons. The best way to avoid (or spreading one) is wash- 10: Prevent insect bites. Ear, Nose and Throat Clin- Kathryn Pottratz, ARNP and daughter or two friends to get
severe attacks is to treat early. ing your hands. Avoid putting Wash bites with soap and wa- ic: Dr. Jalukar Monday and Wednesday hands-on experience with special
Be sure to reﬁll your seasonal your ﬁngers to your nose, eyes ter, apply antibacterial oint- Surgical Clinic: Dr. Unger Clinics until 6:00 p.m. hair-dos. You will use curling and
allergy medications before and mouth. ment if necessary, and watch Thursday, April 14 Kanawha Medical Clinic: straightening irons and styling aids
to create fun hairstyles and learn to
symptoms are severe. 7: Use sunscreen. Protect for signs of infection. Re- Podiatry Clinic: Dr. Do- Ashlea McLeod, PA-C do braids and twists.
4: Eat fresh, local produce. your nose, lips and ears as member to only use insect re- nahoe Jennifer Rosenmeyer, The class will be taught by Ivy
Fresh vegetables are a great they tend to get burned a lot pellents that are approved for Surgical Clinic: Dr. Ahari ARNP May from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on
more easily. children, follow the manufac- Britt Medical Clinic: Wesley Medical Clinic: Tuesday, April 12, at the West Han-
8: Think spring safety. turer’s instructions and wash Julie Larson, ARNP Angela MacGregor, ARNP cock High School. The class is of-
fered by community education, the
Practice bike safety and wear off the insect repellents when Ashlea McLeod, PA-C Saturday Clinic: April 16, West Hancock Schools and NIACC.
a helmet—both children and you return indoors. Jerry Nelson, M.D. Britt Medical Clinic: 7:30 a.m. Bring a comb, brush, hair bands, and
adults. Now is a great time HCMH wishes you a to 1:00 p.m. mirror, blow dryer, curling and ﬂat
to take swimming lessons to healthy and safe Spring! iron.
Click the Pig
learn how to swim. Spring is New Saturday Clinic Hours There is a fee for this class.
Thursday, April 7
ITED & Basic Skills Testing here, but winter weather may Beginning April 2, new
4 p.m. Golf @ Bancroft have taken a toll on your play- Saturday hours at the Britt and
ground equipment. Inspect
5 p.m. Varsity Boy’s Track @ Buf-
falo Center Garner Clinics will be:
LUNCH: Popcorn Chicken, Hash-
brown, Corn, Fruit
Friday, April 8 Looking It mattERs
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ITED & Basic Skills Testing
12 noon LuVerne School Board still have a local choice
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LUNCH: Tuna Fish Sandwich,
Chips, Macaroni Salad, Fruit
Saturday, April 9
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Driver’s Education @ Corwith n Vinyl, Tile and Plank n Cork
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Monday, April 11
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Relays @ Britt Corwith
LUNCH: Tenderloin, Mashed Wesley
In-house product selling and estimate LuVerne
Potato, Green Beans, Fruit
Installation n Consulting
Tuesday, April 12 Repair
7:30 a.m. Corwith-Wesley Special
Board Meeting Residential n Commercial n Industrial
Career Fair @ Emmetsburg for We install what we sell!
aNd It mattERs
Both Garner and Forest City
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LUNCH: Turkey Breast, Rice,
Mixed Vegetables, Fruit chamber bucks accepted.
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Wednesday, April 13
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