Iowa icebergs Mathew Crawford, Colby
Gochanour, Codey Christiansen,
& Nathan Mork Em-Cee the 2010
See page 3
Colten Locke performs the coed routine
during the 2010 Drill Team Night
Being Happy to Eagle
A new column Grove…
This was the scene this past weekend along the river near Woolstock. FBLA rocks out for Physicians
BRIEFLY Pizza Hut coming
How it used Medicare
Coupons for Businesses to Eagle Grove… to be… supplement
Now being offered by the
A look at the
Eagle Grove Eagle, available
and then will leave Historical Museum changes
in Eagle Grove
At Monday evening’s March 15 City Council meeting, the coming
Council took up several issues. Councilmen Determann and
St. Patrick’s Day Jergens were absent.
Celebrity Bartenders First on the agenda was a request by Pizza Hut of Webster
Wednesday, March 17 City. Jeffrey Staab gave a presentation explaining to the Council
Starts at 6 p.m. their plan to bring this franchise to Eagle Grove. According to Golden Stars
B&S Crossing Staab, their family has been operating a mobile pizza business for Dance Show 2010
quite a while.
Resolution 2010-19, approving Pizza Hut Mobile Unit Waiver Local ﬂood pictures
Requests from the City’s Transient Merchant Ordinance, was
Touch of Serenity
discussed because of the existing Chapter 122 of the City Code.
Thursday, March 18
According to the agreement, Pizza Hut will secure a lease for land Thursday, March 18, 2010
where they will operate this mobile unit from. They will also have
Eagle Chiropractic electrical and phone hookups, as well as liability insurance. They
••• will maintain a tax ID number.
Legislative Forum Pizza Hut plans to operate on Highway 17, one-half block
Friday, March 19 south off Main street on the east side, on Thursday and Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m, accepting pizza orders from 11 a.m. to 8
EG Library p.m. This will allow them time for prep and cleanup work. This
unit has passed all food safety requirements. No beverages will be Volume 126 Issue Number 11 Cost $1.25
••• served. Pizzas and breadsticks will be available for carryout only.
Wright County Democratic No single slice servings available. It is highly recommended that
Convention you call in your order ahead of time.
Saturday, March 20 According to Section 122.03 and 122.05 - In lieu of a daily fee
Wright Co. Courthouse
Senior All-Star BB Game
of $25, the Eagle Grove Pizza Hut Mobile Unit will pay a quarterly
lump sum permit fee of $650, with the ﬁrst payment being made
prior to beginning operations. The unit will have a permit through
March 15, 2011, and will have to reapply for a new application
after that date to continue business.
How it used to be…
and what it could be
Sunday, March 21
A motion was made, and all four present Council people
Appx. 3:30 p.m. (McGrath, Schild, Lorenzen, and Jensen) approved of the
ICCC Gym Resolution. They hope to have the unit in operation in April.
Tommy Yackle and Watch for more information in the Eagle Grove Eagle.
Randy Wooster playing Public Hearing
••• Resolution 2010-20 and Resolution 2010-21 were heard and
passed. These are public hearings that will be held April 5th, 2010,
A look at the Historical Museum in Eagle Grove
Diabetes Support Group
Monday, March 22 at 7 p.m. on the proposed sewer project as written in the grants to To some, the building located on Broadway and North Iowa building is structurally sound, it is in need of major repairs to
FEMA and I-JOBS. This grant deals with the infrastructure needs in Eagle Grove is just a building, but to many others, it stands keep the artifacts inside preserved properly.
5 - 7 p.m. for a time when things were simpler. In its day, the Eagle Grove “If we let (this building) go, our children and grandchildren
Wright Medical Center of the City. This public hearing is a review of the proposed sewer
project that the City is working on for the east and southeast part Carnegie Library was home to hundreds of books, and many are going to lose something,” Colleen said, determined to raise
••• of town. families who came there to enjoy them. Colleen Bartlett still the money for repairs.
“For Which It Stands” Resolution 2010-22 also deals with a similar sewer remembers going there as a child. The Eagle Grove Historical Society members have begun
7th & 8th-Grade Choir infrastructure. This project deals with South Iowa Avenue. This “My mom (Rita Mersch) used to take me there every week,” their mission, to raise funds so grants can be sought after. So
Monday, March 22 City is going to be updating the wastewater and water mains from she said as if it were only yesterday. far, Security Savings Bank and Our Foundation for the Future
7 p.m. First Street down to Third Street on South Iowa. Most of the She remembers vividly walking up those stairs into the big, have made substantial donations. Add in several other personal
RBMS Auditorium money will come from grants with the rest being made up through beautiful building. Her mind’s eye can still picture the rows donations, and the money is starting to come in nicely, but more
••• local option tax dollars. Councilwoman McGrath asked about the of books that called her name, just waiting to take her on an is needed.
possibility of passing along some of the expense to those who pay adventure. Week-after-week, Colleen would take home stacks of Colleen sees momentum building for this museum project.
EGHS Student Council books to delve into, even earning the top reader in the Summer “I see this as the start to revitalizing our downtown,” she
a water bill each month. City Administrator Jordan Fuller said he
Chili Supper Reading program once. said.
would look into it, but hopes that most of the costs will be covered
Thursday, March 25 by the two above-mentioned sources. The love of reading that was instilled in her at an early age How will restoring this building make a difference to the
4 - 8 p.m. McGrath also wanted to remind Public Works Director Robert by her trips to the Carnegie Library is still with her today. Her community? Colleen believes it’s simple. When the building
RBMS Multi-purpose Room Lunda about the need to ﬁx streets and having enough resources to passion for reading and her fond memories of the library that is complete, the Chamber of Commerce has agreed to relocate
& HS lower commons do that. Lunda responded that he is not going to spend any money used to be is why Colleen decided to become actively involved
••• on streets that will need work underneath the ground. It would be in restoring what is now the Eagle Grove Museum. Although the Continued on Page 2
Vocal Butterfly Night a waste of money to ﬁx something above ground when work needs
Friday, March 26 to be done to the infrastructure such as storm/sewer systems and
4 - 7 p.m. water lines.
EGHS Choir Room This Resolution approves the ﬁnal payment to Certiﬁed Home
••• Inspection Services. This was just a proposal for the ﬁnal payment
If you would like your event which was $3,550 (including a reduction of $2,000). According to
listed in this column, Fuller, approximately 93 homes had to be inspected by the City
Please call after CHIS ﬁnished inspections. The Council will have to wait and
448-4745 see if CHIS accepts the offer. If they do not accept the offer, then
more discussion will have to take place about increasing payment
AVAILABLE for what many of the Council members deemed a “poor job.”
Approval of Assistant Chief of Police appointment
NOW The new police chief, Dan Carrigan, announced to the Council
members that Wayne Boyd will become the new assistant chief of
police. Boyd has been a member of the Eagle Grove police force
since 2000. He worked as a policeman for the City of Goldﬁeld
from 1986-1999. Chief Carrigan was proud to appoint Boyd to
this position. After the City Council meeting, in talking to Boyd,
he advised that he will be working the night shift.
The Eagle Grove Police Department answered a total of 129
calls (including ﬁve domestic, 15 accidents, ﬁve break-ins, eight
Get yours complaints, two thefts, and four vandalism), made nine arrests,
before they’re gone! issued 33 citations, and responded to 16 incidents.
1962 Library Week displays: General view of library interior shows major changes in furnishings and arrangement
® started when Mrs. Paine became librarian in 1951 and continued to late 1960s. Staff pictured from left to right:
Ben Franklin Continued on Page 2
L. Smith, K. Kluver, F. Thornson, H. Jorstad, and C. Martens.
EAGLE GROVE • 448-3543
2010 Wright County Visitors’ Guide information on page 15.
Mon. - Fri. 9 - 6
Sat. 9 - 5 • Sun. Noon - 4
Contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org 314 W. Broadway P.O. Box 6 Mailed March 17, 2010
2 Thursday, March 18, 2010 EaglE grovE EaglE
How it used
to be… Let’s Get Crazy!
and what it 2010 Golden Stars Dance Show
could be Saturday, March 13, 2010
A look at the Historical
Museum in Eagle Grove
Continued from Page 1
their office to the Museum. This will also allow the facility to be open
during normal business hours throughout the entire year. This means the
gold mine of treasures can be accessed at almost any time. Guided tours by
volunteers can also be arranged, which is exactly why Colleen has already
talked to various tourist groups about including it on the list of places to visit
“We can market Eagle Grove and Wright County as the place to come,”
While it’s obvious money is needed to begin phase one of the three-
phase Museum project, there is so much more that community members can
do to help. Committee members and “worker bees” are always welcomed
and appreciated. The Historical Society agrees that in order to make this
work, money is only one part of the equation. There also needs to be people
to do cataloging, identify artifacts, work on a website, coordinate publicity,
do “road shows” for community groups…and the list goes on.
“I hadn’t been in the Carnegie Library here for 30 years,” Colleen
admitted. “I was taken back on how beautiful it all really is once I got back
Colleen remembers and loves what the Carnegie Library used to be, but
she is excited about what the building could be in the future. Restoring the
facility is a way of keeping ahold of the past, while at the same time moving
into the future.
“It’s such a technological world now…I just want to make sure and
preserve the way things used to be,” she said.
If you are interested in joining the Historical Society, or would just like
to attend a meeting, they meet the second Monday of the month at 5 p.m.
at the Eagle Grove Memorial Library. For more details, feel free to call
Colleen at 448-4131.
Comments? Go to:
Attn: Kim Demory
Pizza Hut coming
to Eagle Grove…
and then will leave
Continued from Page 1
February activity for the Eagle Grove Memorial Library included The Eagle Grove Golden Stars performed their annual hometown dance show twice on Saturday, March 13th. In addition to performing a
138 Interlibrary loan requests, 175 books placed on reserve, 2,579 users, pom, jazz, and kick routine, the Stars also featured individual dancers including senior Kizzie Ryerson, senior Emma Bartley, and sophomore
32 meetings, more than 200 cable messages processed, and 5,442 items Chloe Ryerson. Of course, it just wouldn’t be the annual dance show if the dads and high school boys didn’t perform with the Stars. Guest
checked out. Jan Grandgeorge also reminded the Council that the library is dancers included the Iowa Central Community College team, under the direction of former Golden Star, Lesa Dencklau. Also performing were
offering free income tax preparation in partnership with the ISU Extension Golden Stars in the making…Eagle Grove students in grades kindergarten through seventh. To see their performances, as well
Parks and Recreation
as some other highlights from the show, go to our website at: www.theeaglegroveeagle.com. The finale
Parks and Recreation Director Dave Demory reported to the Council performance featured the three Golden Stars seniors: Emma Bartley, Melissa Fisher, and Kizzie Ryerson.
that the youth volleyball teams are halfway through their schedule of games.
Youth summer ball registration will begin Wednesday, March 17 and will
run through the end of March. Park Superintendent John McGrath will
return back to the parks (from the Street Department) on Monday, March 22 This furnace keeps
Last Monday, the Parks Board voted to accept the application of your cold, hard cash Joke of the Week
Shanda Foust as Aquatic Center Manager and Kerry Elston as Concessions/
Admissions Manager for the 2010 season. They are still accepting
nice and warm in Ole had just finished a checkup, and the doctor was writing out some instructions.
“Now, I want you to follow these instructions very carefully,” said the physician.
applications for other positions at the Eagle Grove Family Aquatic Center your pocket... “Take the green pill with a glass of water as soon as you get up. Take the blue pill with a glass of
and are working on setting up the necessary training classes for the staff.
Public Works where it belongs. water at lunch. Take The red pill with a glass of water at supper. Take the white pill with a glass of water
just before going to bed.”
Director Robert Lunda stated that there have been a lot of challenges “What in the world is wrong with me?” stammered a concerned Ole.
with all the snow melting at once. He pointed out that with the snowmelt, “You’re not drinking enough water,” came the reply.
approximately four million gallons of water go through our wastewater
The E invites you to share your joke with us! Send your submission to email@example.com
system. On a normal day, we get approximately 700,000 gallons of water
throughout the system. The Public Works Department employees have been with a subject title of “Joke of the Week” or drop it off at the office at 314 W. Broadway. Please also include
working on shifts, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, maintaining the pumps your name and city in the message.
so the basements of your homes will not flood. These pumps are required to
be serviced every 60 to 90 minutes. Just a note, whenever bypass occurs, the
DNR is notified within 24 hours.
City Administrator Report
During Fuller’s presentation, he talked about extending the TIF
boundaries through the 400 block of West Broadway. Fuller has plans to
update us with a story and information in the upcoming weeks. This TIF
plan would allow business owners an opportunity to improve their property
with a portion of the money coming from state government.
Mayor Ray Kellogg reported that contributions for the Museum are
coming along and wishes to thank everyone who has already contributed.
More donations are needed. He also expressed his gratitude to the City
employees for their hard work this past week. He is also pleased with the
new appointments to the Eagle Grove Police Department in the past couple
of weeks. If anyone would like to volunteer to help form a neighborhood
watch, please contact the Mayor.
Eagle Grove Cleanup Day has been set
by the City for Saturday, May 1, 2010.
Eagle Grove Citywide Garage Sale Days
have been set for Friday, April 23 and
Saturday, April 24.
Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning
Comments? Go to: 448-3456
Attn: Leigh Banwell
114 N. Commercial, Eagle Grove
EAGLE GROVE EAGLE Thursday, March 18, 2010 3
Eagle Grove School Budget
Letter to the Editor:
When looking at the budget process, you need to understand where the
money comes from, what pots it goes into, and what the pots are for. Certain
funds have to be spent on certain things. This explains why a district might In this week’s Leighism, I will talk about the Leighism. It is probably
have the funds to pave a parking lot or replace a roof, even though they don’t one of the most-read columns in our newspaper, which to me, is sad.
have money to pay teachers. Why do I think it’s sad? When I graduated from Dows, I didn’t graduate
The total amount of money our district has to spend is primarily driven with exactly great honors. I have never been a writer. The only thing
by the number of students we have. A district cannot simply raise taxes to I have going in my favor is my passion for this community and my
increase its ability to spend. A school district’s authorized spending authority knowledge of what is going on around me. When I do stick out my
My eyes are straining as I One of the ﬁrst surprises I found neck, and there are many times I do, or put my foot in my mouth, so to
constantly turn my head, searching was the average age of the people is determined by multiplying the district cost per pupil by the number of
pupils in the district. It is funded by state aid and locally raised property speak, which I do occasionally, I do so because I can. My main reason
in every possible direction. As I participating on-line. They’re not is because I want people to be aware of what is going on around them
look out the plexiglass to my left, I college-aged techno-geeks at all, as taxes. A second element of our spending authority is miscellaneous income.
It is revenue other than state aid and property taxes. School districts cannot and think about it. I want people to talk about the issues.
see Ziglar. Behind me are Lakman one might expect. Most are in their Some of the things I say or write about I don’t even agree with. I do
and Arps. We are in Republic P-38 40s or older, and I’ve found some in exceed their spending authority, regardless of how much cash they have.
The General Fund is the pot that receives the revenues from the school so, however, to get the other side talking. In this business of newspaper
Lightning ﬁghter planes, escorting their 70s. Through informal polling, writing, a lot of times it’s like talking to someone who never says a
B-17 bombers 26,000 feet over I’ve also determined that roughly ﬁnance formula just mentioned. The general fund accounts for the
revenues and expenditures for the educational program and most school word. How many of us would sit and talk to someone for hours and we
Germany. two-thirds of the participants are do all the talking? They never say one word! We don’t even know what
Well, actually, I’m sitting actual pilots, which also surprised district operations. The majority of General Fund expenditures are staff
encompassing over 80% of our General Fund use. they’re thinking, feeling…they just know what we’re saying is wrong.
in front of my computer, but the me. I ﬁgured an on-line ﬂight Even if we said something that they agreed with, they would never tell
experience is at times real enough to simulation would tend to attract When determining property tax rates for the upcoming year, the Board
must be sensitive to property owners in the district. The majority of our us.
make me forget that I’m not in the more non-pilots. In fact, Zigler, Take for example, our news department. Each week, Kim Demory
cockpit of a World War II aircraft. whom I mentioned earlier, ﬂies an districts tax rate is driven by the funding formula used by the state. Tax
rates set by the Board are limited and have little to no affect on a districts writes about a variety of subjects. Sometimes she will do an in-depth
And although the airplanes are not Orion P-3 ﬁreﬁghting plane based story about an individual within our community. How many of you can
real, the people I am ﬂying with — in Idaho, and Lakman, who lives in spending authority. The Board is proposing additional property tax levies
for the General Fund for the 2010-2011 school year in the sub categories of remember the last one? I bet very few of you can. There was a great
and against — are. Norway, is a ﬂight instructor. article about Del Kramersmeier. Does anybody remember what that
Welcome to the world of on-line Of course, ﬂying an airplane on- Budget Guarantee and Cash Reserve.
The Budget Guarantee is an amount of spending authority added to a was about? Can anyone think of one person featured in the Christmas
gaming. line is far cry from ﬂying one in real issue?
For a long time, I thought life, but I’ve been told by a number of school district’s budget to ensure the school district’s authorized spending
limit is no less than the prior year. It is funded solely by property tax. It takes a lot of time to interview, to write, and to make sure everything
on-line gaming meant poker or the genuine pilots in the simulation is correct. Many of these stories she gives a copy to the person being
gambling. Like on those web sites that the ﬂight characteristics are The cash reserve levy allows the Board to replace property tax revenue
or state aid not received to eliminate severe cash ﬂow problems, or to avoid written about so they can approve of it. When these stories come out
we see advertised on television all very close to the real thing. The in the papers, they and their families make lots of comments about the
the time. Boy, was I wrong. owner of the simulation, WldBil, the expense of borrowing to meet cash ﬂow purposes. For FY 2011 we
need $800000 in additional cash reserves. In the proposed school district articles. But, very few other people even pay much attention to them.
A few months back, I heard about also participates on-line. He owns a Let’s take a look at sports; Karla Thompson, our sports editor, does a
a computer game called Warbirds. It restored World War II P-51 ﬁghter, budget, the general fund levy rate is $15.46 per thousand dollars of assessed
terriﬁc job. She is by far our best sports person this newspaper has had
is a combat ﬂight simulation, and it and he told me that ﬂying the P-51 valuation of the total levy proposed of $17.50.
in many years. She goes to most games and takes great photos. Do you
is actually three simulations in one: in the simulation is very much like Outside the General Fund, Eagle Grove Schools has the Management and know how many letters to the editor that we’ve had commenting about
Warbirds is set in World War II; ﬂying the real thing. I do know that Physical Plant and Equipment Funds. These are pots funded locally through the great job that she does? Am I missing something here? In case you
Dawn of Aces is set in World War before you try pitting your skills property taxes and are not under the ﬁnance formula driving the General don’t know…zero!
I; and Armored Assault simulates on-line against others, you’d best Fund. They are separate pots from the General Fund. There are several other contributing columnists who add a great deal
World War II tank battles. do some practicing off-line, or even The Management Levy is the pot used to pay unemployment beneﬁts, to our newspaper. All of this has done a lot for us. Our circulation
I’ve been fascinated by World better, spend some time with one of property and liability insurance, judgments against the district, and early has increased in the last two years despite turbulent times. We are
War II aircraft since I was a the on-line trainers. retirement beneﬁts. This fund cannot be used for paying employee beneﬁts. approaching nearly 10,000 page views on our website monthly.
youngster, and the download was One thing the simulation This levy generates $225,000 and is funded solely by property taxes. This Approximately one-third of them are new viewers to the site. Of all
free, so it was a no-brainer. As part certainly does have in common with accounts for just over $1 in the levy rate. Mid-America Publishing Company, the Eagle has the most Facebook
of the package, I also got a month real life is the camaraderie that you The Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) is the pot that facility- fans.
related expenditures are paid from. For Eagle Grove Schools, this pot receives Is the reason for this success in this newspaper operation due to the
of free on-line play, which I ﬁgured develop with other players and with
nearly $218,000 from a $1.00 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation Leighism? There are very few weeks that go by that we don’t get
I’d try out once or twice, and then members of your on-line squadron. comments on the Leighism, be it through the website, Facebook, or on
ignore. For me, spending time with people levy. Again, this pot can only be used to pay for repairs and renovation of
buildings and facilities or to purchase vehicles. It cannot be used to pay the street. For every comment that is negative, I will get 10, easily, that
Once was all it took. from literally all over the world are positive. People tell me that when they buy an Eagle, the Leighism
I am still amazed at the is pure joy. People like Poiboy for salaries or provide for educational program expenses or utilities.
The Eagle Grove School District also beneﬁts from the statewide penny is the ﬁrst thing they read. Am I missing something?
technology involved, and how it Honolulu, Arps from Saskatchewan, Notice on the bottom of this Leighism, what do you see? You see my
all comes together to create an Pitago from Transylvania, Markrc Local Option Sales Tax. This pot pays for the principal and interest on the
bonds that were used to pay for the construction of the new elementary name! Why don’t you write a Letter to the Editor? Put your name on it
unbelievable — and addictive — from Queensland, Austrialia, and and send it in! When you write a Letter to the Editor, let us know what
experience. Rawraw, one of New York City’s building.
The district also has a Student Activity Fund. This pot accounts for money you think of all the other news, articles, and photos in the Eagle each
At any time, hundreds of ﬁnest. There’s Beestt from England, week. Why is it people will make the time to say something bad, but
people from all over the world Rekkof from Germany, Sakai from from student-related activities such as admissions, activity fees, student
they rarely take the time to say something good that they’ve seen or
are participating in the on-line Tokyo, and even Eagal from Cedar dues, student fund-raising events or other student-related co-curricular or heard? It’s like someone who is wearing a great outﬁt, but they have a
simulation. They communicate Falls, Iowa. extra-curricular activities. This fund is separate from the general fund, but little speck of food on it and that’s all that people see. Maybe people
with each other through brief, typed In fact, as fun and intense as can be supplemented by the general fund if needed. should lighten up a little. It’s been said that 10 percent of the people
messages that appear at the bottom the combat simulation can be, just Our district also operates a school breakfast and lunch program on a non- make 90 percent of the noise.
of your computer screen, or with a hanging out with “the gang” is proﬁt basis for our students, so we also have a School Nutrition Fund. If I thought that 90 percent of the people wanted me to stop writing this
program called Team Speak, which perhaps the greatest attraction. It General Management PPEL Debt Service Total column, believe me, I would stop right on the spot. But, as long as 90
allows you to talk in real time to truly is an on-line community. 07-08 12.46288 0.54922 1.00 2.5386 16.5506 percent enjoys it, I’m not going to go away.
anyone else on your Team Speak I would never have expected 08-09 13.84346 0.52829 1.00 1.12624 16.49799
Eagle Grove should be proud of this community. There are some
channel. that a simulation game would serve 10-11 15.37879 0.60745 1.00 16.98615
things that might not be right, some things you would like to change,
In other words, as I was ﬂying as a portal for getting to know but it’s a great community to live in. Our newspaper, the Eagle Grove
(Proposed) 15.46073 1.04264 1.00 17.50337 Eagle, is a community newspaper. It’s the only newspaper in the world
next to Ziglar, he and I were talking fascinating people from around the
that devotes more space than anyone else about the people, places, and
to each other. And we could talk globe, but it has. I guess it’s just Please note that starting in 2008-2009, the state started to reduce cash things of Eagle Grove. It’s the only paper that really cares about our
with Lakman and Arps. one more example of the Internet given to the schools to cover spending authority. This was done through an town. Imagine a town without it!
There are also squadrons you changing the way we live our lives. across-the-board cut given by the governor. In 2008-2009, this amount was
can join. Many specialize in one In this case, I deﬁnitely believe the 1.5% or around $55,000 for Eagle Grove. In 2009-2010, this was increased — Leigh Banwell
thing or another. Most are also change is for the better. to an additional 10% leaving the district around $427,000 short on cash. Publisher/Ad Manager, Eagle Grove Eagle
based on actual World War II units. Comments? Go to: Next year it is believed that the 10% across the board reduction will carry If you would like to comment on this column, please visit our website
My squadron, the 69th Composite theeaglegroveeagle.com over, so the district will again be shorted around $450,000 in cash from the at theeaglegroveeagle.com
Wing, was based in China during Attn: Ray Baltes state.
the war and fought the Japanese. We In closing, I want to make one thing very clear. Spending Authority is
specialize in large scale bombing the amount of money a district can spend in any given year. The Board
operations with ﬁghter escort. cannot raise spending authority by simply raising taxes. Taxes are collected
to cover the spending authority granted by the state and any reductions in
cash by the state. Even if property owners are willing to pay more in taxes
to keep teachers and support the district, the district’s spending authority will
Did you know Sunday, March 21 is flower day? not increase. Stafﬁng must be based on Spending Authority.
Teresa Pohlman, Board Secretary
Send a ﬂower (real, painted, drawn, colored, etc). Jess Toliver, Superintendent
to a loved one today. Remind them that spring has sprung.
National greatest economic advantage over
everyone else. In essence, we have
Agriculture Week more “other” income at our disposal
QUESTION OF THE WEEK Letter to the Editor: to purchase additional goods or
National Agriculture Week (March service.
14-20) is not only important to However, what most Americans
farmers, but should be signiﬁcant to do not realize is that for every
one dollar spent on food, the U.S.
Do you believe a new casino all Americans. Why? Because thanks
to modern farming techniques, such farmer and rancher receives only 19
cents. The remaining 81 cents goes
as biotechnology, global positioning
towards wages and materials for
in Fort Dodge would be good satellites, and conservation tillage,
our farmers and ranchers are production, processing, marketing,
transportation and distribution. In
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producing more food on fewer acres
for Eagle Grove? with fewer inputs than ever before.
That translates to all American’s
comparison, the farmer received 31
cents out of every dollar in 1980.
It is my hope this bit of information
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EAGLE GROVE EAGLE Thursday, March 18, 2010 5
The regular meeting of the Liberty
Pathﬁnders 4-H Club was held on
March 7, 2010. The club met at
6 p.m. at the United Presbyterian
Church in Goldﬁeld.
The meeting was called to order
by President Julee Basinger. Emily
Rasmussen led the group in the
Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call
Eagle Grove News
was answered by twelve members
and eight guests. Minutes were
read from the January meeting by It’s a Boy!
McKinley Bailey meets with librarians Secretary Jenna Kraft. Jared and Candace Ruby of Webster City are proud to announce the birth
State Representative McKinley Bailey met with librarian Jan The club discussed whether or not Karl Helgevold of a son, William Hood Ruby, on March 10, 2010, at Wright Medical Center,
Grandgeorge of Eagle Grove, Margy Wood, a Kendall Young Library to keep selling Christmas greenery announces bid for Clarion. He weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces. He joins a brother, Gabriel Ruby,
as a fundraiser. The club decided Republican Candidacy 13.
Trustee from Webster City, Cynthia Weiss, director of Kendall Young
to try selling fall ﬂower bulbs this for Wright County Grandparents are Phil and Esther Hood of Webster City, and Roger and
Library in Webster City, and Nola Waddingham (seated) of Clarion Myra Ruby of Sheldon.
year. The club also decided to have Supervisor in District 2
Library when they visited the Capitol on March 3, 2010. their next Winter Get-Together at Community leader and
the skating rink in Clarion. All businessman, Karl Helgevold, It’s a Boy!
members were reminded about 4-H Michael and Amber Spangler, Farnhamville, are proud to announce the
announces his plans to run in the
Fun Nite. Each family is to bring a birth of a son, Korbin Lee Spangler, on March 5, 2010, at St. Anthony
Republican Primary for county
RELAY FOR LIFE pie. Members also signed up to help
supervisor in District 2 of Wright Hospital, Carroll. He weighed 9 pounds 7 ounces, and was 22 inches long.
at the club’s game booth. Maternal grandparents are Bill and Julie Mosher of Gowrie. Paternal
OF WRIGHT COUNTY The club voted to donate $3.50 County. “Now is the time to be
grandparents are Kim and Pam Spangler of Eagle Grove. Great-grandparents
per member to the 4-H for 4-H’ers proactive and prepare for future
are Jack and Angie Spangler, Eagle Grove, Kermit and Kristin Redenius,
campaign. The club also voted to generations. We need to make the Webster City, and the later Rose Redenius. Great-great-grandparents are
donate money to the Wright County right decisions now to build a strong Mary Lou Carlson, Farnhamville, and Melva Mosher, Rinard.
Concession Trailer Fund. The group foundation. I believe I can help with
Relay For Life of Wright County will be held Saturday, June 18, also discussed selling bottled water a strategy to increase our tax base It’s a Girl!
to Sunday, June 19, 2010, from 6 p.m. to 12 midnight. This year’s at Goldﬁeld’s Fountain City Days and create jobs through economic Gary and Cassidy Simpson of Eagle Grove are proud to announce the birth
event will be held at the Clarion High School Track. We are asking Celebration in August. There will development. What we can achieve
for your support in the ﬁght against cancer. be more information on this in the of a daughter, Zoey Lynn Simpson, born March 11, 2010, at Wright Medical
is a better quality of life for Wright Center, Clarion. She weighed 7 pounds. She joins a sister, Breeonna Jean
Making a Difference in Wright County coming months.
There will be no meeting in April. County’s citizens,” said Helgevold. Dillavou, age 2.
We provide patient support through programs such as the Look
The next meeting will be May 2, at 6 He wants to foster stronger Grandparents are Tim and Jolene Wilcox, Clarion. Great-grandparents are
Good Feel Better Program, and Road to Recovery, which assists
p.m. in Goldﬁeld. relationships within the county to Jim and Chanellin Brass, Goldﬁeld. Great-great-grandmother is Lorraine
cancer patients by arranging transportation to treatment, and the At Wallace, Goldﬁeld.
The business meeting was create county-wide growth. “If we
Home program which provides in-home medical equipment such as
adjourned by the reciting of the 4-H start to look at things from different
wheelchairs, hospital beds and more. We are also devoted to our
communities providing the Navigator program to assist patients,
Pledge led by Sarah Rasmussen. angles, we can ﬁnd better solutions Troy Culture Club meets
Presentations were given by Jarika – a new perspective on the Board The March 3 meeting of the Troy Culture Club was held at the Eagle
and their families with personalized service tailored to their Eisentrager, Brianne Basinger, and Grove Memorial Library with eight members present.
of Supervisors can help make that
individual needs. Day or night you can call your American Cancer Julee Basinger. happen.” A “thank you” from Barb Dooley for the $50 collected at Christmas
Society at 1-800-ASC-2345 and receive cancer information. You Lunch was served by Elise and Karl Helgevold has been working for Community Welfare was read. Also read was a thank you from Terry
can also access our website for trusted cancer information and Max Gangestad. Moenke for the donation to the Veterans’ Memorial at Kennedy Park.
to improve his community for over
services at www.cancer.org. We are making a difference and will Sarah Rasmussen, Reporter It was decided to have the May Brunch at the Rotary Ann Nursing
24 years. Born and raised in Wright Home.
continue to do so, WITH YOUR HELP.
County, a belief in family values and Humorous readings were read by Carol Lesher and Jane Schultz. Lunch
the quality of life he remembered was served by Jane Schultz.
Relay For Life is an event that utilizes teams, and fundraising to
reach into the communities of Wright County and brings together Become a fan brought him back from Florida
ten years ago. The move fueled
neighbors, friends, family and work associates to celebrate those Chapter EJ, PEO meets
his entrepreneurial determination; Chapter EJ, PEO met Tuesday, march 9, at the home of Bev Wilde.
who have survived cancer and to remember those who have not.
as a result his two Real Estate Election and installation of ofﬁcers was held. Ofﬁcers are: President -
Some of the highlights of Relay is the Luminaria Ceremony, local
Investment companies continue to LuAnn Mersch; Vice-President - Jan Sanders; Recording Secretary - Judy
entertainment acts, Survivor Celebration, Caretaker Recognition,
grow. Helgevold also serves as the McDowell; Corresponding Secretary - Kristin Ivers; Treasurer - Barb
Team campsites around the track, cancer education, good food and
President of Wright County Housing, Hamer; Chaplain - Peg Hill; and Guard - Evelyn Askelson.
Inc. and the Eagle Grove Community LuAnn Mersch was named delegate to State Convention to be held in Des
Supporting the Fight Moines in June, and Jan Sanders is the alternate.
Development Corporation. He is
We ask you to consider helping to sponsor this year’s Relay for
also the Vice President of the Wright Refreshments were served by the hostess.
Life of Wright County.
County Charitable Foundation and
If you would like to donate to Relay for Life, please feel free to
the Wright Medical Foundation. He Piano Recital
has served on the Security Savings Kathryn Hansen will present her piano students in “The Magic of
Bank Citizens Advisory Board, the Disney” on Sunday, March 21, at 2 p.m., at the United Presbyterian Church
Revitalization Committee for Eagle in Goldﬁeld.
We are looking for people who would be interested in helping on Participating will be Macklin Derscheid, Ashley Brekke, Andee Brekke,
Grove and has been a member of the
the Relay for Life Committee. Please contact Brenda Grummitt @ Landon Stevens, Sarah Rasmussen, Sarah Seaba, Kya Carlson, Kayne
1-515-532-2238 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check us out Jaycees. He and his wife Jodie, along
with their two children -- Harrison,
Carlson, Katie Wigans, Emma Konvalinka, Jenna Kraft, Sarah Kraft,
Jackson Helgevold, Katherine Carlson, Amanda Simons, Samantha Simons,
12, and Jackson, 8 -- live just north
Brenda Grummitt--Committee Chairperson
on Facebook of Eagle Grove.
and Karen Haver.
This program is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
There will be a reception following the recital.
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Praise and Worship We Remember Our Loved Ones...
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 4 p.m. Communal Penance at Eldora Pastor Truman Larson
Eagle Grove MONDAY: SUNDAY:
Pastor Mike Agnew
7 p.m. RCIA at St. John’s, Clarion
10:30 a.m. Mass at South Rotary Ann
9 a.m. Worship
10:15 a.m. Sunday School Ann Sterling, 90, active church member
SUNDAY: Home MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN
Ann Margaret Sterling, the second She was preceded in death by her gratefulness to all the employees of
9:15 a.m. Sunday School for Adults & WEDNESDAY: CHURCH—LC-MS of three children born to Harold and parents; brother, Harold E. Sterling; the Greenleaf Healthcare Center
Children 4:45 p.m. Social Justice at Sacred EAGLE GROVE Lulu (Hughes) Sterling, was born in and nephew, John Sterling, Jr.; and and the Villa Care Center of Fort
10:30 a.m. Worship Heart, Eagle Grove Rev. Gary Schultz, Pastor Eagle Grove, Iowa, on November 2, sister-in-law, Mary. Dodge for their loving kindness
11:30 a.m. Fellowship 5:30 p.m. Altar Server Review at Ph: 515-448-4668 1919. She was raised and educated Ann is survived by her older and care through so many years.
Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove SUNDAY:
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 6 p.m. Choir 8:30 a.m. Worship Service
in the area of her birth and attended brother, John J. Sterling, Sr., currently They are also very thankful to Iowa
Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-4612 6:30 p.m. RE Class (10th Clark College in Dubuque and residing in Kyle, Texas; her niece, Hospice for their added support and
Rev. Dr. Fran Pettigrew Reconciliation) EAGLE GROVE EVANGELICAL Drake University in Des Moines. Marie Jackson, and husband Tom of reassurance over the past several
SUNDAY: LUTHERAN CHURCH, 448-3697 Ann returned to Eagle Grove and Omaha, Neb.; niece Anne Hanson, months.
9 a.m. Sunday School SAMUEL EVANGELICAL AND was employed at the M & M plant. and husband David of Kyle, Texas; Foust Funeral Home of
10 a.m. Worship Service LUTHERAN CHURCH SOUTH ENES LUTHERAN
MONDAY: Interim Pastor, Rich Taylor CHURCH, VINCENT, 356-4792
She was an active member of the and nephew Joseph Sterling, and Eagle Grove was in charge of
10:30 a.m. Bible Study Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-5038 Pastor Chris Lang Sacred Heart Catholic Church. wife Marie of Burnsville, Minn. arrangements.
SATURDAY: “CASUAL DRESS WELCOME” Ann passed away on Monday, Burial was held on Saturday,
HOLMES BAPTIST CHURCH 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at SAMUEL THURSDAY: March 8, 2010, at the Villa Care March 13, at 1 p.m. in Calvary
2137 Hancock Ave. SUNDAY: 12 NOON Lenten Luncheon at Baptist Center in Fort Dodge, at the age of Cemetery in Eagle Grove.
Holmes, Iowa 9 a.m. Worship Service, Communion, Church
515-825-3110 & Reception of New Members 1:30 p.m. Circles
90 years. The family expresses their extreme
SUNDAY: 10:15 a.m. Sunday School 4:30 p.m. Brownies
9:30 a.m. Sunday School TUESDAY: 6 p.m. Cub Scouts
10:45 a.m. Worship Service 9 a.m. Quilting 7 p.m. Bible Study at Thor
6 p.m. Evening Service
5:30 p.m. Confirmation Class at
9:30 a.m. Bible Study at Thor
Balzer Wilhelm, 76, Veteran & construction worker
7 p.m. Prayer Meeting SAMUEL SATURDAY: Balzer “Willie” Wilhelm, the son March 8, 2010, at the Paula J. Baber and wife Arline of Fort Dodge, and
Youth Group & Kids 4 Truth, Ages 4 7 p.m. Lenten Service at SAMUEL 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at SAMUEL of Joseph and Karoline (Kelsch) Hospice House in Fort Dodge, at the Kevin Anderson and wife Paula of
to 6th-Grade THURSDAY: 4 p.m. Forum - Soup Supper to follow Wilhelm, was born on December 19, age of 76 years. Carroll; seven stepgrandchildren
Noon Community Lenten Luncheon at 5:30 p.m. Worship Service 1933, in Strasburg, North Dakota. He was also preceded in death and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sacred Heart Catholic Church SUNDAY:
CHURCH 9 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion He was educated in the LaMoure by his parents; brothers: Joseph, Mass of Christian Burial was held
322 S. Commercial HOLMES EVANGELICAL 10 a.m. Coffee Fellowship - Miriam County schools. John, Eusebius, Fred, and Tony; and on Thursday, March 11, at 10 a.m.
Church Phone: 448-5219 LUTHERAN CHURCH 10:20 a.m. Sunday School Willie served in the United States sisters: Katherine, Valeria, Theresa, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Todd J. Benjamin, Pastor Interim Pastor, Rich Taylor 10:30 a.m. Forum - Soup Lunch to Navy from October 31, 1955, until and Regina. in Eagle Grove with Father Nils
SUNDAY: Holmes follow September 30, 1959. He traveled Survivors include his sisters: Mary Hernandez, Celebrant. Burial was
9:30 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages SATURDAY: 4 p.m. First Communion Study
10:30 a.m. Church Service 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at SAMUEL MONDAY: while working for Younglove Billman of Centralia, Wash., Cecilia held in Rose Hill Cemetery, Eagle
5 p.m. Home Bible Studies - Contact SUNDAY: 9 a.m. Quilting Construction, moving to Eagle Fleck of Bismarck, ND, Caroline Grove.
Church if interested 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 5:30 p.m. Worship - Channel 12 Grove in 1966. Shaffer of Fargo, ND, and Bernadine Memorials may be left to the
WEDNESDAY: 10:45 a.m. Worship Service TUESDAY: On June 7, 1969, Willie married Dickson of Morrilton, Ark.; discretion of the family.
7 p.m. Bible Study WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m. Bible Study at Family Table Pauline M. (Hennigar) Anderson in stepchildren: Paulette Soppeland, Foust Funeral Home of
9 a.m. Sew Day 4 p.m. Altar Guild
EAGLE GROVE 5:30 p.m. Confirmation Class at 5 p.m. Cub Scouts Eagle Grove. She preceded him in and husband Tom of Fort Dodge, Eagle Grove was in charge of
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST SAMUEL WEDNESDAY: death on August 12, 1981. Pam Nekvinda, and husband Kevin arrangements.
(CONGREGATIONAL) 7 p.m. Lenten Service at SAMUEL 9 a.m. Bible Study at EGELC Willie passed away on Monday, of Kimberling, Mo., Brian Anderson,
Ph: 448-3584 THURSDAY: 2 p.m. Lenten Service
Everyone is Welcome! Noon Community Lenten Luncheon at 3:30 p.m. Jr. Lutherans
Building fully Sacred Heart Catholic Church 5:45 p.m. 7th & 8th Confirmation
Accessible to the disabled
Pastor Jim Cunningham ULLENSVANG
6:30 p.m. Lenten Supper at South Enes
7 p.m. Lenten Service
Don Sjoberg, 75, mechanic & avid fisherman
THURSDAY: LUTHERAN CHURCH 7:30 p.m. Lenten Service at South Enes Donald Gordon Sjoberg, the son Samuel Lutheran Church. He was Pocahontas; six grandchildren: Zach
12:05 - 1 p.m. Lenten Luncheon at Thor 7:45 p.m. Senior Choir of Marvin and Dora (Buchanan) an avid fisherman—truly enjoying and Meghan Sjoberg, Mollie and
First Baptist Church Pastor Christine Lang Sjoberg, was born on March 5, 1935, his several fishing trips to Canada Joshua Lyon, and Brandy and Ben
SUNDAY: FOOD PANTRY THURSDAY: WINDS OF FIRE in Iowa City, Iowa. He was raised and to local lakes and rivers where Sjoberg; one great-granddaughter,
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 4 p.m. Afterschool Program 413 NE 2nd St.
10:30 a.m. Worship 7 p.m. Bible Study Eagle Grove 603-6200 and educated in the Belmond area, the fish were biting. Don was very Kaydin; and sister, Connie Eckhoff
11:30 a.m. Soup & Pie Lunch FRIDAY: Pastor Paul Butterfield graduating from Belmond High fond of time spent with his friends of Belmond.
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study SUNDAY: School in 1954. Donald married and catching up at their “board A Memorial Service was held on
12:05 - 1 p.m. Lenten Luncheon at SUNDAY: 6 p.m. Service Mary Lou Grandgeorge. The family meetings.” Friday, March 12, at 10:30 a.m., at
Sacred Heart 9 a.m. Worship WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY: lived in various communities, Donald passed away on Tuesday, Samuel Lutheran Church in Eagle
10:15 a.m. Sunday School 7:30 p.m. Spanish Service (Pastor
SACRED HEART WEDNESDAY: Manuel Moreno) including Webster City and moved March 9, 2010, at Trinity Regional Grove with Pastor Richard Taylor
CATHOLIC CHURCH 2 p.m. Sarah Circle to Eagle Grove in 1965, where they Medical Center in Fort Dodge, at the officiating.
Eagle Grove, Ph: 603-4765 6:30 p.m. Lenten Supper at South Enes CROSSROADS raised their three children: Mike, age of 75 years. Memorials may be left to the
Fr. Nils Hernandez 7:30 p.m. Lenten Service at South Enes Christian Youth Center Scott, and Rhonda. The couple He was preceded in death by his discretion of the family.
THURSDAY: Father Hernandez day Corner of Chestnut and Main, later divorced. Don worked for M parents. Foust Funeral Home of
at Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove GRACE EVANGELICAL FREE Goldfield
9 a.m. PAM CHURCH 515-825-3383 & M Feed Mill, AGP, Christensen Survivors include his children: Eagle Grove was in charge of
5:10 p.m. Stations Ph: 448-5414 <www.geocities.com/ Motor Company, all located in Mike Sjoberg of Nashua, Scott arrangements.
5:30 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle Sunday Worship - 9 a.m. crossroads_coffeehouse> Eagle Grove, and L & L Service in Sjoberg of Eagle Grove, and Rhonda
Grove (Soup Supper following Mass) Sunday School - 10:45 a.m. FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Goldfield. Don was a member of Lyon and husband Dennis of
SATURDAY: www.graceefc.com 7 - 9 p.m. Eighth Grade and Under
5 p.m. Mass at St. John’s, Clarion 7 – Midnight - 9-12th Grade and
8 p.m. Spanish Mass at St. John’s, College
Clarion Frances M. Hanson, 90, devoted to family & loved crocheting
SUNDAY: 5th Sunday of Lent EAGLE GROVE MINISTERIAL
8 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH ASSOCIATION FOOD PANTRY Frances M. Hanson, 90, of led, her beliefs, and the examples cooking, crocheting hundreds of
Grove (Haiti 2nd Collection) GOLDFIELD 510 S. Jackson Clarion, passed away Tuesday, she set. baby booties and baby blankets for
10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Francis Xavier, LCMC Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, March 9, 2010, at Careage of Frances was baptized in the her grandchildren and following up
Belmond Lutheran Congregations in Mission 1 – 3 p.m.
Clarion, where she has lived the past Methodist Church in Dearborn, Mo., with graduation afghans for them.
2 p.m. Communal Penance at Ackley for Christ Helping Families in Need!
two years, living at the Meadows and was a member of the United She was a true writer, sending the
prior to that. Methodist Church in Clarion at the most beautiful letters to countless
Funeral services for Frances time of her death. people. Her chocolate chip cookies
Hanson were held on Friday, March Most of her married life was spent were special, and they were always
12, at 2 p.m. at the First United in the Clarion and Iowa Falls areas available.
Methodist Church in Clarion with where she worked side by side with Frances is survived by her
Pastor Don Morrison officiating. her husband in all his many business daughters Marilyn Jackson,
Covenant Family Counseling A. A. Meeting
Burial was held at Evergreen
Cemetery in Clarion.
ventures. One we fondly remember
was Chub’s Drive-In where so many
Stanwood, Iowa, and Sandra
Schipull, and her husband Duane,
Frances Marie Hanson was born friendships and memories continue Goldfield; one brother Byron
8 p.m. July 17, 1919, at Ravenwood, Mo.,
the daughter of William Troy and
to live on with us.
Her interests in life were many
San Marias, California; six
Mary Mollie Bloomfield. Fran and varied with her family and their grandchildren: Dana (Lee) Schipull
Faith-based counseling and consultation for David Muzzey MA.R
adults, adolescents, families, and children • Master of Arts in Religion graduated from Faucett High welfare at the top of her list. Her Halvorson, Northwood, Greg
• National Christian
School in Faucett, Mo., in 1936. hands were never idle – always busy Schipull, Goldfield, Jeff (Jen)
By appointment only
Counselors Assoc Member
• Freewill offering 510 S. Jackson She attended one year at Northwest Schipull, Belle Plaine, Minn., Scott
515.293.1891 accepted Missouri State Teachers College, (Michelle) Jackson, Stanwood, Tom
Eagle Grove Maryville, Mo., and graduated the (Rhonda) Jackson, Cedar Rapids,
following year from St. Joseph Ron (Amy) Jackson, Mt. Vernon;
Junior College at St. Joseph, Mo., nine great-grandchildren; many
in 1938. nieces, nephews; and a host of
Her family moved shortly after friends.
N. A. Meeting that to Clarion, thereby her dream She was preceded in death by her
8 p.m. of being a teacher wasn’t to be
realized, as her degree was not valid
husband Chub; her parents, William
Troy and Mary Mollie Bloomfield;
in another state, but here she would brother Fay Bloomfield; infant
meet her soul mate for life. Frances brother Franklin; son-in-law Doug
and Charles (Chub) Hanson were Jackson; and great-granddaughter,
Order For 510 S. Jackson married July 2, 1939, and to this Sydney Jackson.
delivery by union were born two daughters, Memorials may be left to the
Now… Memorial Eagle Grove Marilyn and Sandra. Although she discretion of the family.
never taught in the school system, Frances Hanson Ewing Funeral Home of Clarion
she was a true teacher by the life she was in charge of arrangements.
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~ Legal Notices ~
EAGLE GROVE COMMUNITY
seconded by Director Shutt, to approve the
calendar change to accommodate for 2 snow
make-up days. We will be going to school full
days on March 17, April 21, and May 12. We
MANAGEMENT FUND BILLS FOR
APPROVAL - MARCH 8, 2010
EMC Insurance, deductible on work.
comp. claim .......................................459.95
will also be having school on Monday, April SU Ins Company, equip. brkdown. ins.
EAGLE GROVE, IOWA 50533 5th. This will move the last day of school for qtrly. pmt. .......................................6,635.25
students back to Friday, June 4th. The motion $7,095.20
MINUTES OF MONTHLY carried. Ayes: Rowen, Halverson, Hansen, PPEL FUND BILLS FOR APPROVAL -
MEETING OF BOARD OF Shutt. Nays: None. MARCH 8, 2010
DIRECTORS BOARD MEMBER REPORTS: Director Oldson’s, repairs.................................4,084.69
Rowen reported that the FCCLA did a good job Pok-A-Dot Plumbing & Welding,
MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010 planning, preparing, and serving the meal for repairs ...........................................__385.53
CALL TO ORDER: The Eagle Grove the Wright County Conservation Banquet. $4,470.22
Community School District Board of Education SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Mr. Toliver ADDITIONAL GENERAL FUND BILLS FOR
met on Monday, March 8, 2010, at 6 p.m. in the made mention of the importance of continuing to APPROVAL MARCH 8, 2010
board meeting room at the Emerson Building look at the roof replacement plan and schedule. Culligan, supplies ....................................20.00 MARRIAGES McLaughlin/Kathleen A. Hunt/Brian Blk 12 Tyrrell’s Addition to Clarion.
Robert Eugene Tincher, age 36, D. Hunt to Kent Dalton/Kelly Renee George E. and Frances M.
with President Randy Hansen presiding. He will be seeking bids for further roofing Fareway, supplies ..................................569.83
Members present were: Directors Jon Rowen,
and Amber Marie Millard, age 25, Kirstein (WD) 29-92-24 SW. Pettegrew to Frances M. Pettegrew
projects at the high school. He also mentioned Farm Plan, tractor repair........................830.49
Erin Halverson, and Dean Shutt. Others present exploring alternative heating systems for the Hawkeye West Pest Control, monthly
for the meeting included Superintendent Toliver,
Secretary Pohlman, Principals Kruger and
Emerson Building. service...............................................115.00 both of Eagle Grove – Issued March Phillip J. McLaughlin/Nancy (QCD) Lot 3 Blk 2 Hewett’s Second
Jeske; Kim Demory with the Eagle Grove Eagle,
ADJOURN: Upon a motion by Halverson,
and a second by Director Rowen, President
Jerry’s Window Service, cleaning
service.................................................30.00 11, 2010. J. McLaughlin/LaDonna M. Addition to Eagle Grove.
and a member of the community. Director Hansen declared the meeting adjourned. Midwest Sprinkler, inspection ................185.00 DEATHS McLaughlin/Kathleen A. Hunt/Brian Emily R. Mikesh to Emily R.
Gladys Laura Cottrell, age 100, D. Hunt to Robert Dean/Abby Diane Mikesh LE/Michael J. Mikesh (WD)
Manues was absent. GENERAL FUND BILLS FOR APPROVAL - Pelhams, supplies .....................................8.25
COMMUNICATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS: MARCH 8, 2010 Prairie Lakes AEA, media services........914.02
Building Principals gave updates on past and Activity Fund, non-employee maint. ......598.13 Rieman Music, supplies & repairs .........171.44 of Eagle Grove – March 7, 2010. Kirstein 29-92-24 SW Parcel Letter 2-93-24 NE , NW.
upcoming spring events, assemblies, testing,
curriculum updating and staff development
AEA 8, newsletter printing & registration Teacher Direct, supplies ....................__203.60 Beatrice Gerina Burk, age 94, of B. Margaret Deimerly Estate,
Eagle Grove – February 24, 2010. Blue Sky, Inc. to Terry J. and Margaret Deimerly, Suzanne
fees ...................................................305.46 $3,047.63
meetings. Amazon, supplies ..................................489.73 Previous List Total $86,711.66
APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Director
Rowen, seconded by Director Shutt, to approve
Ames Environmental, 6 month per New General Fund Total for Paul Elmer Maxheimer, age 82, Beverly A. McPeak (WD) 29-93-26 Deimerly/Robert Duane Deimerly,
the proposed agenda. The motion carried.
surveillance & course ........................400.00
Apple, supplies ......................................398.00
March 2010 ................................$89,759.29
ACTIVITY FUND BILLS FOR FEBRUARY,
of Clarion - February 27, 2010. SW. Co-Executors to Suzanne Deimerly/
Ayes: Rowen, Halverson, Hansen, Shutt. Arnold Motor Supply, repair parts ..........145.01 APPROVAL MARCH 8 , 2010 Ila Louise Harms, age 76, of Maria V. Sanches to Ramiro Robert Duane Deimerly (C.O.D.)
Goldfield – February 27, 2010. Salgabo Izquerdo (QCD) Lot 1 N 54’ 9-90-24 NE.
Nays: None. Ben Franklin, supplies .............................24.95 Ascherl, Amy, reimb. supplies................312.70
APPROVAL OF CONSENT ITEMS: Motion
Caseys, meeting expense .......................20.95 Baack, Ron, BB official ............................85.00
by Director Shutt, seconded by Director Rowen, CDW, supplies .........................................44.91 Becker, Jerry, BB official ..........................50.00 Denison’s Addition to Clarion. Margaret Deimerly Estate,
to approve the consent items including the
minutes from meetings on 1/14/10, 2/15/10,
ClaimAid, Medicaid claiming .................300.32 Beers, Richard, NHS trip ...................2,555.60 TRANSACTIONS Lorraine L. Levitt Trust Margaret Deimerly, Suzanne
Mortgage Asset Backed Agreement, Cornerstone Bank NA, Deimerly/Robert Duane Deimerly,
DAS, TSA annual admin. fee for 403b...350.00 Ben Franklin Store, supplies..................162.47
2/22/10, and 2/24/10, the bills and additional bill Dollar General, supplies ..........................36.50 Buseman, Michelle, reimb. Prom
list, the financial statements, the resignation Eagle Building Supply, supplies...............23.53 supplies .................................................8.01 Pass Through Certificates Series Trustee to Ronald E. and Linda S. Co-Executors to Patricia Rae Perry/
200/Bank of America National Monson (WD) 11-93-26 SE. Joan Marie Dougherty (C.O.D.) 11-
from Shawn Meth, and open enrollment Eagle Grove City of, water..................1,200.89 Catron, Sally, DT judges ........................150.00
applications for 3 students from Clarion- Eagle Grove Eagle, publications ...........141.90 Coco-Cola Companies, supplies ........1,554.16
Goldfield and one student to Fort Dodge. The Eagle Grove Schools, newsletter Decker Sporting Goods, Inc., supplies ..180.00 Association/Residential Funding A J and Patricia DeCoster to 90-25 SW exc.
motion carried. Ayes: Rowen, Halverson,
Hansen, Shutt. Nays: None.
postage .............................................285.99 Eagle Grove CSD, cash for activities .3,207.06 Company, LaSalle Bank NA, Iowa Quality Farms LC (QCD) 9-90- SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Trustees to Leslie D. and Barbara 23 NE; 16-91-24 SE; 24-91-24 NW; 3-05-10: Nathan Wade Medlin,
Engel Law Office, legal fees ..................260.00 Fareway Store, supplies .....................1,457.08
2010-2011 BUDGET PROPOSAL AND SET Fareway, supplies ..................................190.21 Farnham, Dean, BB official......................85.00
PUBLIC HEARING DATE: Motion by Director
Rowen, seconded by Director Halverson, to
Fort Dodge Schools, open enrollment Flaws, Larry, BB official ...........................65.00 J. Ainger (WD) Lot 11 Parkview 15-91-24 SE; 8-91-23 SW; 8-91-23 age 18, of Goldfield – Distributing
approve the proposed budget summary for
Fuller Hall, after school program .............87.25
G-Sports Wrestling, supplies .................101.80
GTM Sportswear, supplies ....................248.00
Addition to Eagle Grove. NW; 3-90-23 SE; 3-90-23 SE. controlled substance.
fiscal year 2010-2011 and to set the public GAN, telephone service......................1,162.90 Hahne, Jason, BB official ........................65.00 Kevin L. and Kimberly S. Smith Bruce A. Umstead/Donna L. 3-05-10: Brian James Fenske,
to Kevin G. and Lisa R. Kackley Umstead/Becky J. Umstead/Ronald age 24, of Goldfield – Distributing
hearing date of April 12, 2010. The motion Gopher, supplies......................................55.33 IFCA, coaches clinic ................................30.00
carried. Ayes: Rowen, Halverson, Hansen, Great American Opportunities, IHSAA, 1st Round District BB.............1,655.00
Shutt. Nays: None. The proposed budget will magazines.........................................509.00 IHSAA, Semi-final Round District BB .2,160.00 (WD) Lot 3 E 22’ Blk 24 Original D. Joost/Barry Umstead to F. Gaylord controlled substance.
be published in the Eagle Grove Eagle on April
Headstart, room rental at Eagle’s Iowa FBLA, Conference registr...........2,925.00 Addition to Belmond. and Opal L. Jones Trust, Opal L. and 3-10-10: Jose Alberto Zamora-
Beverly G. Umstead Living F. Gaylord Jones, Trustees (WD) 10- Guajardo, age 50, of Clarion – Public
Wings .............................................4,350.00 Jeske, Scott, reimb. supplies .................876.00
2010-2011 BUDGET GUARANTEE Hasler, rate & structure insurance .........319.92 Kappos, Steve, Wr. official.......................50.00
RESOLUTION: Motion by Director Shutt,
seconded by Director Halverson, to approve
IJUMP, utilities ....................................7,664.59 Kesslers Team Sports, Inc., supplies.....854.96 Trust, Bruce A. and Becky J. 90-25 SE. Intoxication.
the Budget Guarantee Resolution for FY2011.
Iowa Central Community College, special
ed tuition ......................................15,435.35
Klassic Kreations, FBLA supplies ..........140.00
Lifetouch Publishing, Inc., HS
Umstead, Trustees to Kent Kiburz Mildred I. Borel Estate, Wayne
The motion carried. Ayes: Rowen, Halverson, ISCAP, cost of issuance fee ..................816.00 Yearbooks ......................................6,657.59 (WD) 20-90-24 SE. Isenberg/First Citizens Trust
Phillip J. McLaughlin/Nancy Company, Co-Executors to Teddy D.
Hansen, Shutt. Nays: None. JP Gasway, coop paper order ............4,446.04 Muzzey, Sandra, reimb. concession
PUBLIC HEARING 2010-2011 SCHOOL
J. McLaughlin/LaDonna M. and Linda L. Brigger (C.O.D.) Lot 1
Key Equipment Finance, copiers ........1,410.69 supplies ...............................................97.02
YEAR START DATE: Any resident or taxpayer Knapps Piano Service, repairs ................85.00 NHD, LLC, pizza concession .................820.08
may present objections to, or arguments in
Kruger, Mike, travel expense reimb .......224.20 North Central Conference, NCC
favor of, the district’s request to begin the 2010- Learning A-Z, license ...............................53.30 Wr. Tournament..............................1,724.80
2011 regularly established school year prior to Lewright Meats, meeting expense ...........35.15 Party Time Fundraising, supplies ..........405.97
the earliest starting date as specified in Iowa Lyle’s, fuel & towing ...............................319.61 Pedersen, Jeff, Dance DJ......................300.00
Code section 279.10 subsection 1.
SECOND READING TO REVIEW/AMEND
800 SERIES OF BOARD POLICY – BUSINESS
Mackin, library books .............................796.84
MCBS, supplies ..................................... 111.89
Perkins, Fred, BB official .........................85.00
Riddell, Inc., supplies..........................1,193.33
The Region V Regional Planning Affiliation PUBLIC HEARING
Mid-American Energy, utilities ..........21,501.13 School Specialty Inc., supplies ................61.50
PROCEDURES: Motion by Director Halverson,
seconded by Director Shutt, to approve the
Napa Auto Parts, repair parts ..................10.77
Pelhams, supplies ...................................10.70
Sogard, Doug, BB official ........................40.00
Stoakes, Dave, BB official .......................40.00
(RPA) will hold a public input meeting on the
draft Passenger Transportation Development
The City of Eagle Grove will be holding a
NOTICE Notice of a Public
second reading to review and/or amend
board policy series 800 regarding Business
Pritchard Family Auto Stores, repair
Terrell, Diana, reimb. Prom supplies........88.76
The Graphic Edge, FB Clinic ................100.00
Plan (PTDP). The PTDP is a document
produced annually that identifies the passenger
Public Hearing to review an application for
a State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan and to
Procedures with 2 new policies (801.11 and transportation needs in the region as identified The City has applied for grants to address
Quill, supplies ..........................................11.98 Timmerman, Ambie, reimb. supplies .....377.86 make available to the public the contents of an some of the sanitary and storm sewer draining
802.11) and one change to an existing policy by transportation and human service agencies
Rieman Music, repairs & supplies .........406.85 Vande Zande, Steve, BB official ..............40.00 environmental information document and the issues. One grant was submitted to FEMA, with
(803.8). The motion carried. Ayes: Rowen, in the region. Region V includes the following
SAI, registration fees ...............................95.00 Wagner, Vicki, reimb. Prom supplies .......47.24 City’s Facility Plan. These documents include a total project cost of approximately $2.5 million.
Halverson, Hansen, Shutt. Nays: None. counties: Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt,
School Lunch Fund, reimb for supplies .105.57 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., supplies ..........___45.28 design and environmental information related The other grant is to I-Jobs, with a total project
FIRST READING TO REVIEW/AMEND Pocahontas, Webster, and Wright, and the
Security Bank-Eagle Grove Schools, $31,102.27 to the proposed improvements to the City’s cost of approximately $389,000. Both grants
1000 SERIES OF BOARD POLICY – SCHOOL cities of Fort Dodge and Webster City.
wire transfer fees ................................30.00 NUTRITION FUND BILLS FOR FEBRUARY, wastewater collection system. will require the City to provide matching dollars
COMMUNITY RELATIONS: Motion by Director Copies of the PTDP are available by
Shoppers Supply, supplies ....................499.38 APPROVAL MARCH 8, 2010 The City has applied for a grant to FEMA to to complete. Neither grant has been awarded
Shutt, seconded by Director Halverson, to contacting Shirley Helgevold at MIDAS Council
Spencer Steel, supplies .........................571.04 Dean Foods, milk products ................ 1,700.98 reconstruct areas of sanitary sewer, disconnect yet, but it is the City’s intention to enter into a
approve the first reading to review and/or of Governments, (515) 576-7183 ext. 212, or
Strickland, Crystal, parent transportation Eagle’s Wings Preschool & Childcare, sanitary sewer from storm sewers, and to loan with the state’s revolving loan fund (SRF)
amend board policy series 1000 regarding e-mail at email@example.com.
of student ............................................75.00 January lunches ............................... 147.50 reshape the overland flow of Drainage District program in order to cover the City’s expenses
School-Community Relations with one change Written comments should be received by
Students For a Creative Iowa, General Fund, snack reimb-January .... 271.58 94 as it goes through town. The total estimated for these grants, should they be awarded to the
to 1004.9. The motion carried. Ayes: Rowen, March 30, 2010, by 12 p.m. Please submit all
registration fees ................................180.00 Keck, Inc., commodities..................... 2,656.56 price is $2.5 million dollars. The City is expected City. There will be a public hearing on April 5 at
Halverson, Hansen, Shutt. Nays: None. written comments to:
T & D, repairs ........................................804.97 Martin Bros. Dist. Co., supplies ....... 10,350.95 to match up to $450,000 of the total cost, which 7 p.m. at City Hall to discuss these projects.
ACCEPT EARLY RETIREMENT Region V Regional Planning Affilaition
Tapper, Lisa, supplies reimb. ...................60.72 Oldson’s Inc., service ........................... 290.80 would be covered by a loan. Jordan Fuller
APPLICATIONS FROM SUPPORT STAFF: 602 1st Avenue South
Toliver, Jess, meeting expense reimb......46.77 The Earthgrain Company, supplies .. __612.55 The purpose of this Public Hearing is to City Administrator
Motion by Director Rowen, seconded by Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Trash Man, monthly service ..................640.00 $16,030.92 inform area residents of the community of Wk.11
Director Halverson, to approve the early Or e-mail to:
Troxell, supplies .....................................713.20 Reports and documents considered by the Eagle Grove of this proposed action, discuss
retirement application from Sheri Gates. The firstname.lastname@example.org
Trimark, employee physicals & Board at this meeting are on file in the Board the actual cost and user fees associated with
motion carried. Ayes: Rowen, Halverson, If you have any special needs pertaining to
vaccinations ......................................119.00 Secretary’s office, 448-4749, Monday through this project, and to address citizen’s concerns,
this meeting, please contact Shirley Helgevold,
Hansen, Shutt. Nays: None. US Cellular, cell phone for transportation Friday, 8 a.m - 4 p.m. if any, with the plan.
SUPERINTENDENT’S ANNUAL REPORT MIDAS Council of Governments, 515-576-
dept. ....................................................75.83 Teresa Pohlman, Board Secretary The Public Hearing location and time are as
FOR 2008-2009 7183, ext. 212.
Verizon, cell phone for tech. dir. ..............77.76 Randy Hansen, Board President follows:
SNOW MAKE-UP DAYS – CALENDAR Wk.11
W & H, fuel ......................................._3,938.99 Wk.11 April 19, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.
CHANGE: Motion by Director Halverson, $86,711.66 Eagle Grove City Hall
210 East Broadway
Eagle Grove, Iowa 50533
Legal Days are
Randy was asked to get a couple of bid Public input is encouraged. All interested
estimates for lowering the ceiling in the shop persons are encouraged to attend this hearing.
area due to the high energy costs this last Written comments on this proposal may also
winter. Plans and estimates will be discussed be submitted prior to the hearing. Questions
regarding this hearing or the availability of
CITY COUNCIL at the April 12th Council Meeting.
Eagle Grove Police Chief Dan Carrigan documentation may be directed to the City
Clerk’s Office at 515-448-4343.
March 8, 2010 Friday, April 23 &
presented Goldfield’s police report for the
month of February. Burglaries have been the Jordan Fuller
Mayor Rick Rasmussen called the meeting
Saturday March 24.
main concern in the Goldfield area. City Administrator
to order at 7 p.m. Council members present:
Randy and Jeff Slaikeu discussed the fire Wk.11
Nesheim, Frakes, Reed, Whyte, and Stevenson.
Also present: Robert Malloy, City Attorney; hydrants that need to be replaced. The City
Randy Purcell, PW Superintendent; Justin Clerk will look at some grants and also contact
Askvig, PW Assistant; Barbara Jergenson, City the USDA for loan information.
Clerk; Police Chief Dan Carrigan, Fire Chief Jeff Mayor Rasmussen asked that the roads in DRAPERIES • VALANCES • SWAGS • SCARVES
town be kept up, pot holes filled, etc.
A fresh look for spring!
Slaikeu, Scott Hennigar, and Tangela Sinn.
Motion made by Frakes, second Reed, to
DRAPERY RODS • END FINALS • TRIMS • HOLDBACKS • WOOD BLINDS
Mayor Rasmussen opened the Public
renew the Class B Wine Permit for the Goldfield
MINI-BLINDS • CELLULAR (HONEYCOMB) FABRIC SHADES • CURTAINS
Hearing for the FY 2010-11 Budget at 7 p.m.
Motion made by Whyte, second Nesheim, Cheese Mart. All Ayes. Motion carried.
to approve the February 8th minutes. All Ayes. T & S Sanitation, Scott Hennigar, and
Carried. Motion made by Stevenson, second Tangela Sinn, presented to the Mayor and
Frakes, to approve the February 15th Special Council a new sanitation service. More at the
Meeting minutes. All Ayes. Carried. Motion April 12th Council Meeting.
made by Stevenson, second Whyte, to approve
the March claims. All Ayes. Carried.
Robert Malloy read the final reading of
Ordinance #166. An ordinance amending the WE OFFER
Code of Ordinances for the City of Goldfield,
City Contributions ...............................2,276.68 Iowa, 2009, by amending the TRUCK PARKING • Custom drapery
of section 3-3-76 and NO PARKING ZONES of
Goldfield Post Office, postage .................83.72
Qwest, non-emergency police line ..........41.75 section 3-3-70. Publication was done February • Wood blinds
25th. Introduced and moved by Whyte, second
• Vertical blinds
The Trash Man, garbage service/Feb......70.00
Eagle Grove Eagle, publishing legal......126.78 Stevenson, to approve the final reading of
Ordinance #166 and pass the same. Approved
• Woven woods
LGI, testing ..............................................91.75
Goldfield Telephone Co., telephone & with a roll call vote of all ayes. Carried.
fax .....................................................173.83 Introduced and moved by Whyte, second
Malloy Law Firm, legal fees ................1,220.63 Nesheim, to approve Resolution #536, a
resolution approving the FY 2010-11 Budget.
• Cellular shades
Shoppers Supply, supplies ....................120.09
Debbie Ferguson, clean City Hall ............46.50 There were no written or oral objections
presented. Approved with a roll call vote of all • Roman shades
Mid American Energy, gas & electric ..3,020.58
• Sun control films
Mid American Energy, Old School Park...24.54 ayes. Carried.
Justin Askvig, clothing allowance ............52.42 Wednesday, March 24, has been proclaimed
• Custom bed spreads
Barb Jergenson, supplies, meetings exp.61.38 “Mayors For Meals” Day and Mayor Rasmussen
Gloria Christensen, consultant for will be delivering Meals on Wheels.
Motion Frakes, second Reed, to adjourn at
MIDAS, Municipal Gov’t Conference .....200.00 7:35 p.m. All Ayes. Motion carried. • Lace drapery and
City of Goldfield, petty cash box ..............42.09
REVENUE & EXPENSES FOR MONTH OF valances
PSI, office supplies ................................177.53
• Competitive pricing
Goldfield Fire Department, city share/ FEBRUARY 2010
laptop Dell computer/1/3 ...................243.04 FUND REVENUE EXPENDITURE
Wr. County Auditor, Goldfield City General 3,134.88 10,308.33
Election expense for Nov. 3, 2009 ....687.85 Corn LP 0.00 4,787.63
Wr County Landfill, 4th Qtr. landfill Fire Department 0.00 604.90
LO Tax 5,002.44 0.00
Brown Supply Co., sander truck blade Road Use Tax 5,505.56 2,645.30 * From hundreds of design ideas, we'll help you choose styl-
repair ...................................................49.50 FEMA
Spencer Steel LLC, backhoe expense ....31.82
IA Assoc. Municipal Utilities, 2010-11 Water Emergency Fund -61.45 0.00 fabrics, colors and coverings - everything that's just right for
Dues & Research Assessment .........392.28 TIF
you and your home.
W & H Cooperative, diesel & gas ..........896.96
Wr. County Landfill, demolition landfill Water Fund 8,741.10 4,939.81 * We offer name-brand products of window coverings.
expense .........................................6,294.00 Sewer Fund
* Our prices are fair and honest values for you.
Eagle Grove Public Library, library services,
2nd payment/09-10 ........................2,065.00 Rick Rasmussen, Mayor * Shop-at-home services.
Goldfield Cemetery, 2ND payment/ Barbara Jergenson, City Clerk
* Call for free price estimates.
Question of the week
If you have a question you would like to submit for
consideration for the Eagle’s Question of the Week,
please email them to: email@example.com VERTICAL BLINDS • PLEATED FABRIC SHADES
8 Thursday, March 18, 2010 EAGLE GROVE EAGLE
FOR RENT HELP WANTED RYERSON REALTY, LLC
EAGLE GROVE HOMES
If you believe that residents
FOR RENT: 1 bedroom house with
FOR RENT: 1 or 2 bedroom apart-
ment. Appliances included. All util- HELP WANTED should have abundant choices and
410 N WASHINGTON - ‘78 2 BR Ranch, oak kit,1056’ w/ att. gar
313 N GARFIELD - 2 bedroom bungalow with updated ﬂooring, gar.
ities can be furnished. Storage unit live in a fun, lively, and energetic
Christensen Farms is seeking Feed atmosphere, then you will love
421 S. IOWA - 2 BR bungalow w/perm siding, fenced yard, 2 car gar.
also available with apartment. Call Truck Drivers to deliver feed 300 S. COMMERCIAL - 2 BR home w/great 3 car + bath. Make Offer!
515-851-0602 being part of the
FOR RENT: Cute 1 bedroom house 51tf
________________________________________________ to various production sites. Two Careage of Clarion team. Come
613 NW 3RD - 2 BR, oak kit., remodeled, vinyl ext., 1 car gar., fncd yard
with garage. Appliances included. 40 hour shifts available, Sunday- and see the difference. If you are
Call 515-851-0602........................8tf Wednesday and Wednesday-Sat- compassionate, have a positive 900 SW 1ST
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom. urday, giving you 3 1/2 days off a attitude and want to make a differ- 2-3 bedroom, full basement,
week! Will be based out of Iowa
FOR RENT: Two bedroom. house, “NICE” with appliances Falls, IA. Ideal candidates will
ence in other peoples lives, come 3 season porch attach gar
see us and apply to be part of our $20,000.00
garage and a two bedroom apartment. and garage. References live within 40 miles of the Mill. dedicated team.
NO PETS. 603-3900................10tf Qualiﬁed candidates will possess
________________________________________________ required. a Class A CDL, excellent driving
Careage of Clarion 400 S. COMMERCIAL - 3 BR w/maint-free ext w/vinyl siding & new
110 13th Avenue SW
windows, eat in kit, main fl lndry, reduced. $47,900. Excellent first home.
record and two years of driving Clarion, Iowa 50525
DUPLEX 11,12 experience. Our drivers operate
late model trucks. Excellent ben-
eﬁts. If you are interested in this
HELP WANTED: Semi and dump
404 NE 1ST
AVAILABLE SOON: opportunity, please contact Alicia truck drivers, OTR and local. Must
1974 2 bedroom ranch w/ 2 car
2 BR apt, Colonial Court, Johnson at 800-889-8531 ext. 8570
garage on corner lot
have current ACDL. Experience
DUPLEX with attached garage.Call or www.christensenfarms.com.
necessary. Competitive wage and
307 NE 3RD - 3 bedroom home, oak kitchen, 20x48 garage, REDUCE
beneﬁts. M.J.Vierkandt Trucking.
2 bedroom, ground level. Kurt Knudsen @293-2000 Call 515-859-7777.....................11,12xx
$42,000.00 + Seller pays $1,000.00 of buyers close cost
9,10 ________________________________________________ 300 S. COMMERCIAL - 2 BR home w/great 3 car + bath. Make Offer!
Available now. 718 NW 2ND - 3 BR, beautiful oak kitchen, main laundry, fenced yard.
Call 515-293 1727 Looking for 11,12 HELP WANTED: Part time, 20- 512 E. BROADWAY - 3 BR bungalow with main level laundry,
or 515-448-3421 11TFNC
an apartment? 30 hours per week. $8.00 per hour.
Must have DL and own transporta-
charming original wood work, eat in kit w/frig & stove, det 2 car gar
Look what we have to offer SHOP
403 N. CADWELL - 3 BR home, updated baths & ﬂooring, main ﬂr
tion. Must pass background check. laundry, perm siding, corner lots, close to school
Call 641-420-8618. Leave message
421 N GARFIELD - 3 br on corner lot w/ att. gar., w/ long term tennant
if no answer.................................11xx 1306 sw 1st st - 3 BR, 4-season room w/wood burner, ﬁnished basement,
FOR SALE/RENT ________________________________________________
vinyle siding, att & det gar.
LOOKING FOR A CHANGE?
1309 SW 1ST ST- 3 BR beauty, major remodel, 2nd floor added, open
concept, oak kit, fin. bsmnt.
FOR SALE BY OWNER IN LAT- FOR SALE: Golf Car DRIVERS WANTED
1019 S. COMMERCIAL
IMER: Main ﬂoor has 1,400 sq. ft., (club car) “electric” pur- GOLD-EAGLE COOPERATIVE is taking applications for 4 BR family home w/complete
3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 walk-in qualiﬁed full time drivers. Must have a Class A CDL. Hours
closets. Open ﬂoor plan. Oversize chased in 1999. Also have renovation, updated kit & baths,
2 car garage. 1 block from golf trailer for same. (M-F), home every night. Beneﬁt package includes - BC/BS oak flrs, new carpet 26X30 gar
course. Basement has 9’ walls. Built 448-3678 11xx Health Ins., 12 days vacation ﬁrst year, Dental Ins., 401(K), w/in floor heat.
in 2004. Call Doug McWilliams to Holidays, uniform allowance, Non-Contributory Retirement 913 N. ARTHUR - 4 BR, 2 car, perm. siding, $24,900.
schedule your showing. 641-579-
Plan. Must pass D.O.T. Physical, drug test, Send resume to:
820 S. COMMERCIAL - 4 BR, oak kitchen, spacious yard, det 2 car
Gold-Eagle Co-op, 211 East Broadway, 703 N. IOWA - 4 BR, 2 car garage, $28,000.
521 S. COMMERCIAL - 4 BR painted lady w/oak frplc, 3 car gar.
FOR SALE OR RENT: Acreage - Eagle Grove, Iowa 50533. 11,12
1821 YORK - 4 BR, cement block home w/3 car garage.
3 bedroom ranch, 1 storage building.
901 NE 2ND - 4 BR acreage in city limits
SW of Klemme. Available June.
Call 641-829-3309.....................10-12xx 110 W. Broadway ACREAGES
1394 CALHOUN AVE - RENWICK - 3/4 BR w/shed on 4 acres m/l,
open kit., family room, att 2 car.
OFFICE SPACE Friday Nights 5 - 10 pm 2354 HANCOCK - Brick ranch, 2868 sq ft on 1.61 Acres w/pond
Big Bob’s Fish Dinner
FOR RENT $7.95
2331 FRANKLIN AVE - House to be moved, 3-4 BR w/oak kit.
1213 270TH - 4 BR w/amenities eat in oak kit, fam/game room w/
Shrimp Dinner Thanks to my family and friends for your love and
spacious deck, LR, master suite & bath, att. 2 car on 1.65 acres
FOR RENT: OFFICE/ $9.95
448-4381 concern during my surgery and recent cancer treatments. LOCAL TOWNS
in the 300 block on Main
8-12 Your prayers have meant so much to me, as well Woolstock
Street. 2 small, 1 large as the cards, calls, and delicious meals.
ofﬁce, waiting room. For Need to sell something? I am blessed beyond measure to be part of such a
showing call 293-1727. Call the Eagle Grove Eagle. 403 W NEVILLE
TF 448-4745 • 314 W. Broadway
caring and supportive community. 2 bedroom home late roof & steel
Jean Toillion 11xx siding. Listed at $21,000
The family of Gladys (Mickey)
I would like to thank 109 FOX ST. - 3 BR 2 story home w/grand woodwork. Listed at $29,900.
Cottrell would like to thank CLARION
everyone for all the cards, all who supported us in our 416 1st AVE SW - 2 BR, lg loft BR, oak kit., 2 car garage.
prayers, and just being there loss. The words of comfort, LAKE CORNELIA HOMES
to talk to if I needed someone.
Please help Marge Larson
the cards, flowers, and food 2410 188TH ST - 2 BR A frame perm siding & steel roof. Lake access on SW
Thanks to my co-workers at were greatly appreciated. A 2405 186TH ST. - 2 BR Condo w/ oak kit., fresh int. Paint, ceramic tile through
celebrate her 85th birthday
IS 80!! Rotary Ann. See you when I get out, community pool and carport.
March 23rd with a card shower. special thanks for the care at
Wishes may be sent to 620 S.E. back. I’ll be staying in Iowa the Rotary Ann Home and 209 PINE - 3 BR on large corner lot, recently updated. Must see inside.
City for my treatments. to Dr. Smith.
Her family asks that you
5th St. 222 N. PINE - 4BR w/den, 2 baths, main ﬂr laundry, rec. oak kit * orig
Eagle Grove, IA 50533
come wish her a “Happy My address is: Cathy Askvig Carol Lesher, and the fami- oak woodwork, att 2 car det 1 car (4 lots).
11 BRASSFIELD DR - 3-4 bedroom w/2500’ of living, liv & family room &
Birthday” and enjoy a Hope Lodge lies of : Gary and Regina
Lon and Carol Jean 4 season room on a quiet 4 A M/L with 3 car gar & 26X36 pole barn
piece of cake on Sunday, 750 Hawkins Drive 304 E. OAK - 3 BR story 1/2 home w/large LR w/frplc, det. 2 car gar
Jeff and Jennifer
March 21 at the United Iowa City, IA 52246 Mike and Deb Renwick
Church of Christ 1 - 3 pm. 11xx 11xx
409 MAIN ST RENWICK - 3-4 BR coverted home w/det 3 car
11xx No gifts, please. 11xx EAGLE GROVE FARMLAND
A big “Thank You” for all of
the get well wishes, food, Eagle Grove Eagle FOR SALE OR LEASE - South Iowa Eagle Grove farm.
ﬂowers and get well cards,
GARAGE SALE EVENTS phone calls and prayers
since my surgery. is
205 - 211 KELLING RENWICK - 4 plex apartment building. New
FRIDAY at Noon!
heat, meters, washing units, many recent improvements. Income
God bless you all.
Larry Thul 11 414 MAIN GOLDFIELD - Block Constructed 2852’ Shop
1207 270th St.
LIONS CLUB 118 HIWAY 3 GOLDFIELD - Office space ready to move in with kit.
and 2 baths
(across from cemetery)
Fri., March 19 1 - 6 Town Hall HOG UNITS FOR SALE
March 21, 2010
3325 230TH ST. - Humboldt County, 12 acre farrow to ﬁnish unit with
Sat., March 20 8 - 6 home and machine shed
Something for men and 8:00 am - 1:00 pm 1021 247TH ST. - Wright County, 1200 head ﬁnish unit with late well
women. Lots of Misc. Adults $5.00 on 4 acres
2376 YUKON AVE. - Humboldt County, 1200 Head Finish Unit.
Everything MUST go! 11 Children 5 - 12 $3.00 NOTICE OF SALE
360 ACRES HUMBOLDT COUNTY FARM LAND
SEALED BID AUCTION Mike Ryerson EAGLE GROVE, IA Deb Vance
IDA CLANCY ESTATE AND CLANCY HEIRS Home 448-5481 515-448-3079 Home 448-3069
BIDS DUE BY APRIL 5, 2010 Cell 515-689-3728 11 Cell: 515-689-3715
SALES DATES CLAIMED The Ida Clancy Estate and Clancy Heirs offer the farm real estate
which is owned by them in the three parcels set out below.
Each parcel will be sold separately.
PARCEL 1.- NW 1/4 of 25-92-28 except a 3.67 acreage and FARMS
Quitting Business Auction contains 156.33 acres, more or less. 160TH NE RENWICK - all till w/co. Tile on adj.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 10 am PARCEL 2.- S 1/2 NE 1/4 of 25-92-28 containing 80 acres, 80 ACRE TIMBER - Hunter’s dream!
1711 Second Street, Webster City more or less
Webster City Rooﬁng PARCEL 3.-SE 1/4 SW 1/4 and S 1/2 SE 1/4 except a
25 ft. strip, containing 120 acres, more or less.
Ryerson & Associates Auctioneers 515-689-3728 Cell: 515-889-3714
For more information about the land and all required terms of sale www.ryersonauctionrealtyltd.com
Restaurant Closeout Auction contact Baker, Johnsen and Sandblom Law Ofﬁce, 30 Eighth Street
Monday, March 29, 2010 11 am North, PO Box 337, Humboldt, IA 50548. Bids will be accepted
until 4 P.M. on April 5, 2010. Top ﬁve bidders on each parcel will
Storm dare Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11 am be invited to the private auction to be held on April 9, 2010. Check out our website!!!
Main Street Rowan, Iowa Sellers reserve the right to reject all bids.
Ryerson & Associates Auctioneers 515-689-3726 Announcements made at the private auction takes precedence over theeaglegroveeagle.com
all previous announcements.