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approves Jerry Becker receives WHAT’S
goals for the year
BY CLAE GOATER
National Coaches Award Fire Safety Week
firstname.lastname@example.org BY JOHN HAPGOOD Page 2
Each year, the superintendant egeagle@goldﬁeldaccess.net
of the Eagle Grove Area School Jerry Becker, a teacher and former coach at Eagle Grove Community
District meets with the school School District was presented with a National Coach of the Year Award last Our Foundation
board to determine objectives for week. for the Future
the upcoming year. At the Oct. 8 David Anderson and Bud Legg, ofﬁcials at the Iowa High School Athletic contributions
meeting of the school board, the Association (IHSAA) presented the award to Becker, just prior to the running
superintendant’s goals were discussed Page 3 & 15
of the Boys Varsity Class B race at the Dick Bell Invitational Cross Country
and approved. Meet at the Eagle Grove Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, October 2.
Superintendant Jess Toliver’s ﬁrst Jerry’s wife Gloria was in attendance for the presentation. A window to the
goal is to keep the school board, the The honor was awarded by the National Federation of Track and Cross
school staff, and the past
Country Coaches to Coach Becker for his outstanding contributions to the
public informed about sport of Cross Country. Page 5
the school’s ﬁnancial
Eleven boys coaches and eleven were selected in the ﬁnal process for the
have been good the award. There were over 14,000 applicants nationally. National 4-H Week
last three years, but Jerry Becker was active with the Iowa State Association for over eight Page 10
it’s something that years of coaching and school activities.
you have to keep you Jerry has had a legendary record in his 53 years of teaching and coaching.
ﬁnger on at all times,” He has displayed outstanding service and dedication to teaching and coach- Record-breaking
Toliver said. “The big ing. 5th Quarter
thing with the ﬁnancing is you’ve He coached football for 42 years, and he has dedicated 35 years to track
got to see what the state’s going to and cross country events.
do with funding… the main thing is, Jerry won state championships in 1984 and 1987, and he was very active
whatever information I have I have to from 1985 to 1994 with his Eagle Grove teams. He won 36 events as state
share with the board ... my staff, and champions, and he had four individual state champions.
my community.” Jerry is a member of the Media Hall of Fame in Iowa, as he has served as
The next stated goal is to update the timer for 35 years in football, and 39 years in wrestling.
the district’s plans to maintain its Jerry is known in Cross Country Internationally, and he is a giant in coach- Jerry Becker was proud to accept the National Coach of the
facilities. This includes upkeep on ing circles in the state of Iowa. Year Award with his wife, Gloria, by his side. The award was
school vehicles, upkeep on school Jerry remarked, “To receive this honor is very humbling to say the presented during the Dick Bell Invitational held last week in
equipment, and upkeep on the least.” Eagle Grove. Photo by Mitch Jones
buildings themselves. Rooﬁng the EGPD new reserve
middle school is one of the larger ofﬁcers
projects that needs to be addressed
soon. Page 14
The next several goals have
to do with student performance. Banned Book Week
The superintendant wants to see all
K-12 students achieve high levels Page 14
of comprehension in reading, math,
technology, and science.
The district is also looking to
prepare students to be successful
after high school. “Anymore, a high
school education is not the baseline,”
said Toliver. “You’re going to need
some training regardless of where
you go for a job.”
The district is also looking Rossman Century
to expand its development
of “Professional Learning Farm
Communities.” A Professional Page 15
Learning Community is essentially
a small group of teachers who
teach similar subjects to kids of Dick Bell Invitational
similar ages. They work together Page 17
to determine the best way to reach
individual kids and help them learn.
This means helping low-performers
catch up to the rest of the class, and
challenging high-performers to reach
their potential. 4-H New Member Meeting
The ﬁnal stated goal is to use Saturday, Oct. 13
teacher input and instruction as much 10 a.m.
as possible, to make sure that these Samuel Lutheran Church in the
goals are accepted at every level of Basement
the district. “It’s got to be a district- Anyone fourth through 12th
wide belief that all students can grade and their parents are
learn,” said Toliver. The proposed site of Umthun Apartments, on S. Jackson Ave. Photo by Clae Goater invited to attend this free event
Umthuns to renovate old Umthun Book Sale
Begins Saturday, Oct. 20
Eagle Grove Memorial Library
Forum to be Trucking ofﬁce to open luxury Partial matching funding from Thrivent
Wright County Night Hike
Clarion’s AAUW will sponsor
at Wright County Candidate Forum.
apartments Saturday, Oct. 20
6 - 8 p.m.
Date: Monday, October 22. Location: BY CLAE GOATER “It’s currently an eyesore,” said Trish, “and that there aren’t many options open for people who Reservations call 515-851-8487
Clarion Public Library Time: 7 pm email@example.com we’d like to change that. “ don’t want to purchase a property, but still want a
– 9 pm. Public is welcome to submit Greg and Trish Umthun are converting the The ﬁnished complex will have ﬁve 1500 sq. “luxurious and spacious” dwelling. Halloween Chamber Walk
written questions. Unopposed former Umthun Trucking ofﬁce on 910 S. Jackson ft. units. There will be a mix of two- and three- City Administrator Mike Boyd agreed, saying, Monday, Oct. 29
candidates: Auditor Betty Ellis, St. into an apartment complex. The ofﬁce has been bedroom apartments, each with a ﬁreplace. Each “It’s a market end we don’t have. We just don’t have 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Sheriff Paul Schultz, Supervisors closed for eight years, following a suspicious and unit will come with an unattached one-car garage. many newer rental properties available.” EG Memorial Library
Karl Helgevold & Rick Rasmussen, still-unexplained ﬁre. “(The property has) a beautiful orchard,” said “(1500 sq. feet is about) the size of an average
Iowa State Representative Henry The building will undergo extensive Greg. “It needs work, but it’s going to have a nice home, so they’re going to be way larger than Beggars Night
Rayhons. Contested races: for Iowa remodeling over the winter, and will be open orchard in the back yard. We’re going keep that. It probably any of the apartments in town,” said Monday, Oct. 29
State Senate, Dennis Guth vs Bob to renters in either the summer or fall of 2013. will be cool.” Boyd. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Jennings; For Supervisor District 2: “It needs work,” said Greg. “It’s going to be The Umthuns think that the new apartments Any inquiries about the apartments can be Downtown Eagle Grove
Stan Watne vs Bill Drury. __________________________
completely gutted. will be “unique for Eagle Grove.” They believe ﬁelded by Trish Umthun at 515-719-3800.
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2 Thursday, October 11, 2012 LocaL News EaglE grovE EaglE
Eagle Grove Fire Chief Gary Lalor offers good
advice during National Fire Safety Week
by clAe GoAteR just turn your extinguisher upside-
firstname.lastname@example.org down and take a rubber mallet and
Fire safety is important no tap the sides of the extinguisher
matter what day, week, month, so you know that the powder’s
or year it is. When you take into loose.”Lalor suggested that you
account that this is fire safety week, agitate your fire extinguisher and
and that this has been one of the replace the batteries in your smoke
driest years in recent memory, fire detectors at the same time that
safety is especially relevant. So, with you adjust your clocks for daylight
that in mind, Fire Chief Gary Lalor savings time, so that you have a set
gave The Eagle some tips to keep schedule.
you and your family safe through If you need to recharge a fire
next October. extinguisher, Lalor said that there are
Recreational Fires several companies in Webster City
When having a recreational fire, and Fort Dodge that sell and service
Lalor said that you should always fire extinguishers. If you have to
have it contained. Whether you use dispose of a fire extinguisher, Lalor
a fire ring, a pit, or a drum, make suggests that you first discharge it,
sure the fire can’t spread outside a then put it out by the curb with your
boundary. regular trash.
Also, be careful what material In the Home
you are using for fuel. “Burn proper Exercising common sense is the
things like wood,” Lalor said. surest way to avoid a destructive fire.
Burning plastics, garbage, or tires You should always store flammable
can create dangerous fumes. “It’s materials in a safe place. “Actually,
very toxic,” Lalor said, “Also it’s you should have a metal cabinet
against the law.” for them,” says Lalor. “Don’t store Members of the Eagle Grove Fire Department include, from left: Gary Lalor-Chief, Janice Lalor, Steve Woodbeck, Lee Cameron,
Lalor reminded people not to them next to the furnace or the hot Tom Peterson-Assistant Chief, Marcus Spangler, Tom Thielen, Gary Thomas, Gary A. Lalor-Captain, Steve Asche, Travis Woodbeck-
burn construction debris. “2x4s, water heater. Don’t have anything Captain, Bill Baker, Jeff Grandgeorge, Tony Olson, Bryce Russell, Garrett Quintus, Mackenzie Sisson, and Donavon Lalor. Not
2x6s, that might be one thing,” Lalor stacked next to your furnace or pictured-Kenny Sisson, Jeff Pedersen, Bill Quintus, and Chad Lundy.. Photo by Mitch Jones
said, “but when you’re burning your water heater.” Many furnaces
plywood, you’re burning resins and and hot water heaters draw air with. “The air is extremely unsafe during deal with these hidden dangers than aware of the danger that fires
you’re burning glue.” from the room, so you don’t want “I like to see (smoke detectors) the fire,” Lalor said, “and for hours the common person. pose, and that our firefighters are
Don’t leave a fire unattended, any flammable fumes in the room three or four feet in from the after the fire.” A fire-conscious community especially well-trained. “Everybody
and make sure you put it out along with them. Also, the exhausts doorway, centered on the doorway,” Vehicle fires are especially According to Lalor, Wright in my department, except a couple
completely before you leave. Don’t from furnaces and water heaters are said Lalor. “I don’t like to see them dangerous. Compressed gas County is a very fire-conscious area. of new ones, are certified Firefighter
start a fire in the middle of the night obviously very hot, and could ignite wall-mounted. I like to see them from shock absorbers, seatbelt He estimated that the Eagle Grove One, which means that they have put
and fall asleep halfway through. flammable materials. ceiling-mounted.” Smoke rises, so mechanisms, and airbags can fire department only goes on 30-50 in at least 100 hours of training,”
“A big concern is children,” Also, flammable liquids like mounting a smoke detector from the explode when exposed to flame. fire calls per year. Lalor says that said Lalor.
Lalor said. “Keep the kids away diesel fuel, gasoline, kerosene, and ceiling is the surest way to ensure Firefighters are better equipped to Eagle Grove residents are especially
from it. It’s fun to play with fire. oil-based paints should always be that a fire will be detected no matter
Who doesn’t love to watch a fire stored in proper containers. Lalor where it starts.
burn?” noted that gasoline expands when “We have had fatality fires
Kids are just as attracted to it’s exposed to heat, so pressure will that could have been avoided with
fire as adults are, but not as well- build up in gas cans that have been properly-working smoke detectors,”
equipped to deal with it safely. left out in the sun. This pressure can said Lalor.
Don’t leave your children alone with make gas slosh out of the can when It’s also worthwhile to have a
a fire, and make sure they keep their it is opened, so it pays to be aware set plan to deal with fires. Families
distance. of your surroundings when opening should know how they are going
Make sure to be aware of your a gas can. to exit their homes in the event of
surroundings when you start a “I can’t stress smoke detectors a fire, and where they are going to
recreational fire. “You don’t want enough,” says Lalor. “Everybody meet outside. “It never hurts to have
to have your fire pit next to your needs to have smoke detectors. a fire drill at home, “ Lalor says.
house, or your garage, or your There is absolutely no excuse.” “They have them everywhere else.”
storage building, or your neighbor’s Lalor says property-owners should No such thing as an easy fire
(house),” Lalor said. “I wouldn’t put have smoke detectors to safeguard It’s a good idea to own at
it next to your utility pole or your their investment, and that renters least one fire extinguisher, but
incoming conduit.” When talking without smoke detectors should people should call 911 whenever
fire safety, Lalor reiterated several ask their landlords to install them. there is a significant fire in their
times that “common sense” was the Also, Lalor noted that hardwired home. “First and foremost, call the
watchword. smoke detectors still need to have fire department, then try and do
Fire extinguisher Protocol their batteries changed at least once something with it,” said Lalor.
The most common type of a year. “I’ve been on the fire department
fire extinguisher is the ABC dry “There should be one in each for about 42 years,” Lalor said,” and
chemical extinguisher. When bedroom,” Lalor said. “There firefighting has changed so much that
discharged, these extinguishers should be one in the hallway. There it’s unbelievable. You don’t come to
release a chemical powder that should be one in your living room. a common, easy fire anymore.”
suffocates the fire. No matter their There should be something close to Lalor said that fires often cause
age, “as long as they are showing your laundry center and … around chemical reactions that create
green on their pressure gauge, your furnace.” He also suggests dangerous fumes. Your carpets,
they’re good to go,” says Lalor.
“On your dry chemical
extinguishers, maybe twice a year…
having a smoke detector in attached
garages, because vehicle fires are
very common and very hard to deal
your countertops, and your furniture
can all create hazardous chemical
reactions when exposed to flame. Fall into autumn
The cold crisp temperatures, brown, yellow, gold leaves falling to the ground. The signs of fall are
everywhere these days. This close-up leaves photo that was taken at the Eagle Grove Golf Course
last Tuesday, October 2, 2012 really shows the beauty that mother nature gives us each fall and it’s
only beginning. Photo by Mitch Jones
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EAGLE GROVE EAGLE LOCAL NEWS Thursday, October 11, 2012 3
Minikis, LG Seeds donate
$1,000 to EGHS/CGHS FFA
And other school board notes
BY CLAE GOATER contributing factors is that there’s slated to star Lexie Miller, Trevor
email@example.com always a principal in the building,” Berning, Emilee Johnson, Matt
At the school board meeting said Jeske. Garrison, Megan Brandup, Beth
on Oct. 8, high school principal Siebersma agreed, saying, Mork, Anna Nett and Karlee Reeves.
Jeff Seibersma announced that the “Having someone in the building all The musical will be performed on
Clarion-Goldﬁeld and Eagle Grove the time really has to help that out.” November 10 and 11.
FFA will be receiving a $1,000 About 50 high school students This week and the next, the
donation on behalf of Larry and Jan picked corn in Clarion last week middle and high schools will be
Minikis, of Thor, and LG Seeds. The for Illinois Foundation Seed, Inc. going through their ﬁrst round of
money will go towards agriculture “The kids really enjoyed it for the Instructional Practices Inventory
education in both Eagle Grove and ﬁrst couple of hours,” Siebersma walkthroughs. In this process, a
Clarion. said, “then it started to get a little teacher enters a classroom for about
In other school board news, monotonous for them.” three minutes to get a snapshot of
Pictured from left: Our Foundation for the Future committee members Gwen Amonson, Kurt fewer students in the high and He estimates that they will what’s going on. Then, they assess
Knudsen, Linda Peterson, Lezlie Wenzel (RMBS greenhouse project leader) Joel Warland, Beth middle schools are being sent to make about $3000-$4000 from what the students are doing.
Linn, Jenny Letts, Rachel Cahalan, Mike Boyd, and Ray Choquette. Photo by Kim Demory the ofﬁce as punishment this year, the corn they picked. The students Jeske says that, ideally, you want
according to Seibersma and middle themselves get to determine what to see both students and teachers
Our Foundation for the Future helps school principal Scott Jeske. In 2010,
57 middle school students had been
activities and programs this money
engaged in the classroom. Jeske says
that teachers at Robert Blue Middle
school greenhouse project grow sent to the ofﬁce by this point in the
school year. In 2011, the ﬁgure was
The Eagle Grove Student
Council received the “Honor Council
School have shown signiﬁcant
improvement in this regard. “When I
BY KIM DEMORY Wenzel was excited, and very Wright County residents through 61. This year, the number is down to with Meritorious Distinction Award” walk into the classrooms, very, very
egeagle@goldﬁeldaccess.net appreciative, of a recent contribution community programs such as: 29. from the Iowa Association of Student rarely do I see a teacher working on
Last fall, Lezlie Wenzel, of $5,000 she received for the 1) Growing fruits and vegetables Forty-seven high school students Councils. Only eight schools in the a computer,” said Jeske. “When the
Robert Blue Middle School special project from the Our Foundation for for the school culinary classes. were sent to the ofﬁce in the month state received this award. They will kids are working, they’re up working
education teacher, began looking for the Future board. This contribution, 2) Cultivating food for the local of September, 2011. In September accept the award this fall. around the room, talking to the kids
a way to better connect with one of along with other money and in-kind food bank. of 2012, only 16 were sent to the The music department has begun and checking on things.”
her students. She discovered he loved donations received, will allow the 3) Growing food to sell at ofﬁce. stage work on their fall musical
working with his hands, especially construction of the new greenhouse Farmer’s Market with money used to “I think that one of the “Once on This Island,” which is
gardening. She soon discovered to begin very soon. purchase new seeds, soil and tools.
an old, dilapidated greenhouse off According to Wenzel, the 4) Producing ﬂowers for
Room 27 on the second wing at the Eagle Grove High School industrial bouquets used as fundraisers.
south end of Robert Blue Middle technology students will put the 5) Donating plants for
School. She knew this could be the greenhouse kit together at RBMS, community landscaping.
way to reach not just one student, but
many students throughout the middle
school in a wide variety of ways.
free of charge. It’s a win/win as the
greenhouse will be built for free,
and the students will gain valuable
6) Donating ﬂoral bouquets
to serve as “cheer baskets” at the
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4 Thursday, October 11, 2012 Public RecoRd EaglE grovE EaglE
zone while operating a 2011 Ford DARE surcharge, $125 law enforce- was filed. Case against Rodriguez
Eagle Grove Police Department
WD – Ronald L. Jensen and Escape on Interstate 35 at the Iowa ment initiative surcharge, restitution had the following judgment on Oct.
Mary Jane Jensen to Reyes Beltran River bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 to be determined at a later date, 2: $5,000 in favor of the plaintiff Thursday 9/27/12 person up, and accidently struck a
and Lori A. Beltran, City of Eagle plus costs court costs and a prison term of no plus court costs and interest at a 6:25 PM utility pole. The pole and wires fell
Grove, Edgewood Addition, Block Lynda E. Foster of Bethany, Mo., more than five years. The prison rate of 2.18 percent per annum from Investigated a complaint that a on the truck. The driver put the truck
1, Lot 11, as desc. 9-24 speeding 74 in a 55 zone while oper- term was suspended in lieu of three May 9. paraglider was stuck in the power in drive and moved forward, caus-
WD – Teddy D. Brigger and Linda ating a 2012 Ford Edge on Interstate years of probation to the Depart- Farmer’s Cooperative Company, lines near Highway 17 and 155th ing the pole to fall off the truck. The
L. Brigger to Timothy Sean Lucas 35 near the Iowa River bridge on ment of Correctional Services. His Charles City, vs. Andrew Simmons near ADS. The officer was unable to three passengers in the bed all sus-
and Kimberly A. Lucas, 18-91-23, Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus costs driving privileges were revoked for and Renee Simmons, 405 8th Av- locate the paraglider. He spoke with tained injuries, but no one was elec-
as desc. 9-24 Rafael A. Guinac of Clarion, no a term of 180 days. This sentence is enue SW, Clarion. Judgment for a farmer in the field, who said that trocuted. The driver was cited with
WD – Cornelia K. Kraft to Cor- driver’s license while operating an the result of an investigation by the the plaintiff Oct. 3 by default in the the paraglider was not flying near the failure to maintain control.
nelia K. Kraft Le, Danny Michael Oldsmobile in the 200 block of 1st Wright County Sheriff’s office of an amount of $1,595.39 plus 2.18 per- power lines. 10:38 PM
Kraft, Gregory Leon Kraft, and Roy Avenue NW in Clarion on Sept. 15, incident on March 24, 2012. cent interest per annum from Aug. 7:02 PM Gave a warning for loud music.
M. Kraft, 33-92-26, as desc. 9-25 2012. $200 plus costs State of Iowa vs. Steven E. Thul, 29 and $111.10 in court costs. Assisted on ambulance call. 11:43 PM
WD – Doris J. Dorr Trustee, Dorr Larry S. Harp of Kansas City, 810 1st Ave SE, Clarion. The defen- Cavalry Spv I LLC vs. Daniel P. 8:56 PM Gave a warning for a broken head-
OLarry C. Family Trust, and OLarry Mo., speeding 75 in a 55 zone while dant received a deferred judgment Cherry, 2754 Buchanan Avenue, Ea- Gave a warning to a man for driv- light.
C. Dorr Family Trust to Kevin C. operating a 2006 Lincoln Navigator on Sept. 28, 2012 for a charge of gle Grove. Judgment for the plain- ing on the wrong side of the road. 11:45 PM
Knoll and Deborah S. Knoll, City of on Interstate 35 at the Iowa River possession of marijuana. He was tiff Oct. 3 by default in the amount 10:32 PM Gave a citation for driving without
Belmond, Original Addition, Block bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus ordered to a civil penalty of $315, of $2,993.22 plus interest at a rate of Received a complaint that a white a license in Goldfield.
29, Lot 2, as desc. 9-25 costs $125 law enforcement initiative sur- 2.18 percent per annum from Sept. 5 and grey Dakota took tables from
TAX SALE DEED – Wright Kellie E. Hauge of Des Moines, charge, restitution to be determined and $116.50 in court costs. Greenwood Park to the high school. Sunday 9/30/12
County Treasurer to C & T LLC The speeding 75 in a 55 zone while op- at a later date, court costs including Midland Funding LLC vs. Gloria There was also a complaint about 1:19 PM
State Bank, City of Eagle Grove, erating a 2012 Kia Optima on Inter- court appointed attorney fees, and O. Morgan, 1113 South Main Street, two vehicles chasing each other by Gave a man a ride home after his
Original Addition, Block 36, Lot 4, state 35 near the Iowa River bridge one year of probation to the Wright Clarion. Judgment for the plaintiff the football field. The officer talked wheelchair ran out of power.
as desc. 9-26 on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus costs County Sheriff. This is the result of Oct. 3 by default in the amount of with both groups about driving. The 1:25 PM
WD – Harold M. Nelson and Do- Andrea R. Jones of Rowan, an investigation of an incident by the $2,042.14 plus pre-judgment inter- owner of the Dakota promised that Investigated a possible case of el-
ris J. Nelson to Doris J. Nelson Re- failure to maintain registration plate Iowa State Patrol on July 3, 2012. est of $161.41, interest at a rate of the tables would be returned the der abuse.
vocable Trust and Doris J. Nelson while operating a 2001 Chevy Town State of Iowa vs. Daniel S. An- 2.18 percent per annum and court same night.
Trustee, 5-92-23, as desc. 9-26 and Country on 2nd Street SW on thony, 304 Pine Street, Goldfield. costs. Monday 10/1/12 PM
WD – Harold M. Nelson and Do- Sept. 14, 2012 $20 plus costs The defendant pled guilty on Sept. L. F. Noll Inc., Sioux City vs. Am- Friday 9/28/12 4:24 PM
ris J. Nelson to Harold M. Nelson Jacqueline J. Larsen of Eagan, 28, 2012 to possession of marijuana ber N. Johnson, 316 7th Street NE, 9:59 AM Responded to a fire on S. Garfield.
Revocable Trust and Harold M. Nel- Minn., speeding 74 in a 55 zone and was sentenced on the same day Clarion. Judgment for the plaintiff Investigated an attempted break- A man was cleaning his garden and
son Trustee, 5-92-23, as desc. 9-26 while operating a 2012 Chevy Cru- to the following: a fine of $315 plus Oct. 3 by default in the amount of
in at Sacred Heart Church. burning the debris. He stepped in-
QUIT – Blanche M. Bosteder and ze on Interstate 35 at the Iowa River a 35 percent surcharge, $10 DARE $1,096.33 plus interest at a rate of
5:59 PM side for a moment, and while he was
Blanche M. Frohling to Blanche M. bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus surcharge, $125 law enforcement 2.18 percent per annum from Sept.
Had a woman call to complain away, the fire spread to his woodpile
Bosteder, City of Eagle Grove, Fitz- costs initiative surcharge, restitution to 10 and $111 in court costs.
that someone swerved towards her and began heating up his shed. His
maurice’s First Addition, Block 15, Santos A. Lezama of Clarion, im- be determined at a later date, court Jeanine L. Pinkele, 723 SW 9th,
Lots 5 and 6, as desc. 9-26 proper light to front while operat- costs including court appointed at- in their car and insulted her. neighbors noticed and called the
Eagle Grove, vs. Anderson Auction,
WD – Thomas RH Brooks Trust- ing a 2004 Dodge Stratus in the 100 torney fees, 30 days in the county 911 2nd Avenue SW, Clarion, Gail 9:51 PM police. His shed suffered some dam-
ee, Thomas RH Brooks Revocable block of 2nd Street NW in Clarion jail with all but 4 days suspended Anderson, Latimer, and Gail An- Arrested a man for public intoxi- age.
Trust, Elaine D. Brooks Revocable on Sept. 18, 2012. $20 plus costs and credit for time served, and one derson DBA Anderson Auction, 911 cation.
Trust, Elaine D. Brooks Trustee, and Maribeth Martin of Web- year of probation to the Department 2nd Avenue SW, Clarion. Judgment 10:40 PM Tuesday 10/2/12
Thomas RH Brooks and Elaine D. ster City, speeding 69 in a 55 zone of Correctional Services. This sen- for the plaintiff Oct. 3 in the amount Gave a warning for no taillights. 11:16 AM
Brooks Revocable Trust, to Thomas while operating a 2005 Toyota on tence is the result of an investigation of $1,419.02 plus interest at a rate of Responded to an accident. A
RH Brooks LE, Elaine D. Brooks Highway 69 south of 240th Street of an incident by the Wright County 2.18 percent per annum from Sept. Saturday 9/29/12 school bus had backed up and hit a
LE, Ann Marie Just, Richard Jo- on Sept. 11, 2012. $80 plus costs Sheriff’s office on Aug. 18, 2012. 10 and court costs. 1:27 AM parked truck on S. Lucas Ave.
seph Brooks, David John Brooks, Adam P. McChesney of Des State of Iowa vs. Krystal L. Er- Civil Court A man called to complain that he 9:13 PM
and Sarah Jane McGill, 11-92-24, as Moines, speeding 60 in a 55 zone ickson, 92 Upper Afton Terrace, The court handled two modifica- was being harassed via text mes- A family called to complain that
desc. 9-26 while operating a 2012 Honda Civic St. Paul, Minn. The defendant pled tion of support cases. sage. The officer spoke with the per- kids were pounding on their front
Dennis M. Dougherty and Joan on Interstate 35 at the Iowa River on Sept. 28, 2012 to possession of David E. Hackbarth vs. Fareway. son sending the texts, and told him and back doors. When the officer ar-
M. Dougherty to Joseph M. Tautges bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $20 plus marijuana and was sentenced the Case was dismissed Oct. 2 with that if he did not stop, he would be rived at the house, he was unable to
and Katie A. Tautges, City of Bel- costs same day to the following: a fine of prejudice. Case was originally filed charged. locate the kids.
mond, Barry’s Addition, Block 1, Nzala J. Mwanasomwe of Urban- $315 plus 35 percent surcharge, $10 on May 11, 2011. 10:18 AM
Lot 1, as desc. 9-27 dale, speeding 68 in a 55 zone while DARE surcharge, $125 law enforce- Midland Funding LLC vs. Dean Assisted on an ambulance call. A Thursday 10/4/12
QUIT – Kory K. Mrazek to operating a 2008 Toyota Highlander ment initiative surcharge, restitution Fouts, 908 Rowan Road, Dows. man had fallen off a ladder and pos- 12:01 PM
Krystal and Krystal Mrazek, City of on Interstate 35 at the Iowa River to be determined at a later date, court Judgment for the plaintiff Sept. 28 in sibly injured his back. Spoke with a subject about a pos-
Eagle Grove, Northwestern Addi- bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $80 plus costs, and 30 days in the county jail the amount of $6,345.70 plus inter- 3:09 PM sible internet scam.
tion, Block 3, Lots 9, 10, 11, and 12, costs with all but two days suspended and est at a rate of 2.18 percent per an- Responded to an accident at
as desc. 9-28 Denise M. Nelson of Clermont, credit for time served. She was also num from July 24 and court costs. Greenwood Park. A person was driv- Friday 10/5/12
WD – Michael L. Walters, Mi- speeding 75 in a 70 zone while op- ordered to informal probation to the Sheriff’s Office ing a truck with one passenger in 2:51 AM
chael Lee Walters, Michael Wal- erating a 2012 Toyota Camry on In- Wright County Sheriff for one year *Any criminal charge is merely the cab, and three passengers in the Investigated an alarm on the sec-
ters, and Mike Walters to Angela M. terstate 35 near mile marker 153 on and her driving privileges were re- an accusation and any defendant is bed. They noticed a friend of theirs ond floor of the Goldfield School.
Walters and Donald R. Hanus, City Aug. 22, 2012. $20 plus costs voked for a period of 180 days. This presumed innocent until and unless walking along the road. The driver The building was secure.
of Eagle Grove, Wright’s 3rd Addi- Joseph D. Rodenwald of Eagan, sentence is the result of an inves- proven guilty. put the truck in reverse to pick the
tion, Bock 8, Lot 4, as desc. 9-28 Minn., speeding 74 in a 55 zone tigation of an incident on Aug. 30, Sept. 27, 2012 – 7 p.m. Alina B.
WD – Justin Barkema to Barkema while operating a 2011 Honda Civic 2012 by the Wright County Sher- DeCoster of Clarion reported that
Tree Service LLC, 31-93-23 NW on Interstate 35 at the Iowa River iff’s office. some time between Sept. 20 and
Lot 2 of Belmond Industrial Park, bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus State of Iowa vs. Robert N. Sept. 27 someone had broken out
as desc. 9-28 costs Knutson, 414 NE 5th Street, Eagle two windows of her travel trailer
WD – Archie Arthur and Maureen
Arthur to Connie Sue Roth, City of
Cinthia A. Rodriguez of Eagle
Grove, no driver’s license while op-
Grove. The defendant pled guilty to
intoxication on Oct. 3 and was sen-
while it was parked in the 2000
block of Madison Avenue. Case is
Clarion, Sheldon’s Addition, Block erating a Chevy van in the 200 block tenced to a $100 fine plus 35 per- under investigation.
5, Lots 14 and 15, as desc. 9-28
WD – James R. and Dorothy M.
of South Main in Clarion on Sept.
15, 2012. $200 plus costs
cent surcharge and court costs. The
sentence is the result of an incident
Oct. 2, 2012 – 8:30 p.m. Arrested
Javier L. Santiz on a warrant for
woman charged with
Ashpole Family Trust, James R. Cassandra J. Shaune of Clear investigated by the Eagle Grove Po- OWI. He is being held in the county
Ashpole Family Trust, Dorothy M.
Ashpole Family Trust, Kenley J.
Lake, speeding 75 in a 55 zone
while operating a 2000 Toyota
State of Iowa v. Leonardo Zac-
Ashpole Trustee, and James R. Ash- 4Runner on Interstate 35 at the Iowa aria Cano, 202 South Lucas, Eagle Oct. 2, 2012 – 8:15 p.m. Tasha The Iowa Department of On Sept. 22, 2009, Brown
pole Jr. Trustee to Jacqueline Wil- River bridge on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 Grove. The defendant pled guilty Grandgeorge of Goldfield was Criminal Investigation (DCI) entered a guilty plea for Possession
son, City of Clarion, Tyrrell’s Addi- plus costs Oct. 3, 2012 to the amended charge driving a 2001 Chrysler Town and released information that Stacy Rae of Anhydrous Ammonia, a felony
tion, Block 13, Lot 1, as desc. 9-28 District Court of criminal mischief on the fourth Country van northbound on High- Brown of Kanawha has been charged conviction.
QUIT – Edward Ray Raines to State of Iowa vs. Randall W. Hill, degree. The original charges were way 17 and came to a stop sign at with Election Fraud, a Class D Felony, During an interview with the
Melanie May Raines, City of Eagle 903 SW 1st Street, Eagle Grove. burglary in the first degree, criminal the intersection of Highway 17and and with Fraudulent Practices, an DCI, Brown reportedly stated that
Grove, Fitzmaurice’s First Addition, The defendant pled guilty Sept. 28, mischief in the second degree, and Highway 3. She then proceeded into Aggravated Misdemeanor. she was in a hurry and may not
Block 8, Lots 1 and 2, as desc. 9-28 2012 to operating while intoxicated, going armed with intent. He was the intersection and collided with a According to documents filed have read the registration document
Death Notice second offense and was sentenced sentenced the same day to the fol- 1999 Buick Regal driven by How- in Wright County District Court, before signing it or noted signage as it
Sabrina A. Reibsamen, 26, of Ka- on the same day to the following: a lowing: 180 days in the county jail ard E. Hughes of Humboldt. Dam- Brown allegedly attempted to related to eligibility for registering.
nawha. Aug. 27, 2012 fine of $1,875 plus a 35 percent sur- with all but 60 days suspended, a ages to the Town and Country were register to vote in Hancock County The DCI investigation concluded
Dissolutions charge, $10 DARE surcharge, res- period of 1 year of probation to the estimated at $5,000 and damages to while obtaining a State of Iowa that she “knowingly and willingly
Jay W. Gochenouer vs. titution to be determined at a later Wright County Sheriff, a fine in the the Regal were estimated at $2,500. Non-Operator identification card made application to register to
Gwendolyn Gochenouer. Case was date, court costs, and a 180 days in amount of $315 plus the statutory Grandgeorge was cited for failure to from the Wright County Issuance vote, and swore and affirmed on
dismissed without prejudice on Oct. the county jail with all but seven of 35 percent surcharge, with all of yield upon entering a highway. Station in Clarion on Sept. 7, 2012. the application that she was not a
1. the days suspended plus credit for the fine being suspended, $125 law Oct. 3, 2012 – 12:30 p.m. Jacob The application used a name change, convicted felon which she knew to
Ann E. Campbell vs. Jason Camp- time served. He was also ordered to enforcement initiative surcharge, Hassing of Blue Earth, Minn., was “Stacy Rae Eekhoff ”, which was be materially false.”
bell. Court decree filed on Oct. 3, probation for a period of two years court appointed attorney fees, res- driving a 2000 Kenworth semi trac- supported by a marriage license. Brown turned herself in to the
2012. with the Department of Correctional titution to be determined at a later tor, owned by Kuchenbecker Exca- The DCI conducted an Wright County Sheriff’s Office and
Clerk of Court Services and must obtain and follow date, and court costs. This sentence vating Inc of Rake, eastbound on investigation after being notified by was booked into the Wright County
Quinton C. Clark of Mon- all recommendations of a substance is the result of an investigation by Highway 3. Thomas R. Glynn of the Secretary of State’s Office. An Jail. She was released on her own
roe, speeding 73 in a 55 zone while abuse evaluation and complete the Wright County Sheriff’s office Webster City was driving a 2012 affidavit on file in Wright County recognizance.
operating a 2003 Dodge 1500 on In- Drinking Driver’s School. This sen- of an incident on June 14, 2012. Isuzu owned by Trashman LLC also says “the Hancock County Auditor’s Aiding the Iowa DCI in their
terstate 35 at the Iowa River bridge tence was the result of an incident State of Iowa vs. Robert Valen- heading eastbound on Highway 3. office came upon information that a investigation was the Wright County
on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus costs investigated by the Wright County tine Jr., 300 S. Kirkwood Ave. Apt. The Glynn vehicle was following Stacy Rae Brown was a convicted Attorney’s Office. It should be
Shea C. Coleman of Clear Lake, Sheriff’s office on May 31, 2012. 1, Eagle Grove. The defendant pled the Hassing vehicle and decided to felon and had registered to vote noted a criminal charge is merely
speeding 75 in a 55 zone while oper- State of Iowa vs. Philip D. Hous- guilty to the amended charge of ne- pass him as Hassing decided to turn while obtaining a driver’s license an accusation and all suspects are
ating a 2004 Chevy Impala on Inter- ton, II, 603 2nd Street SE #308, glect or abandonment of a dependent into a field. The two vehicles collid- with the Wright County Treasurer’s considered innocent until proven
state 35 near the Iowa River bridge Clarion. The defendant pled guilty person on Oct. 3, 2012. The original ed. Damages to the semi were esti- Office.” guilty in a court of law.
on Aug. 22, 2012. $90 plus costs to the amended charges of operating charges were child endangerment mated at $5,000 and damage to the
Enzo A. Dangelo of Edina, Minn., while intoxicated and possession of resulting in death and child endan- Isuzu were estimated at $3,000. No
speeding 70 in a 55 zone while oper- marijuana – third offense on Sept. germent resulting in serious injury. citations were listed in the report.
ating a 2012 Honda Accord on Inter- 28, 2012. The original charges also He was sentenced the same day to a Oct. 2, 2012 – 4:24 p.m. Michael
state 35 near the Iowa River bridge
on Aug. 22, 2012. $80 plus costs
included driving while revoked. He
was sentenced the same day to the
prison term not to exceed 10 years
with credit for time served, a fine in
L. Thompson of Iowa Falls was
driving a 2005 Ford F250 owned by
Belmond man charged with
Tyler J. Davis of Anolza, New
Mexico, failure to obey stoplight
following: on the driving while in-
toxicated – a fine of $1,250 plus 35
the amount of $2,000 plus the statu-
tory 35 percent surcharge, court ap-
Quality Ag Inc., of Alden on High-
way 69/Highway 3. He was pulling
one count of Sexual Abuse
while operating a Ford truck in the percent surcharge, $10 DARE sur- pointed attorney fees, restitution to a 2002 Townmaster trailer which
300 block of Central West in Clarion charge, restitution to be determined be determined at a later date, must was carrying a Bobcat Skidsteer. As
in the Second Degree
on Sept. 16, 2012. $100 plus costs at a later date, court costs including submit a DNA profile, and court Thompson was rounding the curve On Friday, October 5, 2012, 24 The investigation is being
George J. Delisio of Kansas City, court-appointed attorney fees, two costs. This sentence is the result of the trailer started to swerve and he year old Matthew Reich, of Belmond, conducted by the Belmond Police
Mo., speeding 65 in a 55 zone while days in the county jail with credit for an investigation by the State of Iowa lost control causing the trailer to Iowa, was charged with one count of Department with assistance from the
operating a 2007 Honda CRV on In- time served, must obtain and follow of incidents from January 1, 2008 to roll. The roll-over caused damage Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree, Wright County Attorney’s Office.
terstate 35 near mile marker 155 on all recommendations of a substance January 11, 2011. to the skidsteer. Estimated damages a Class B felony. The Belmond The investigation is ongoing. Anyone
Sept. 6, 2012. $40 plus costs abuse evaluation, and must com- Small Claims to the truck were $25,000, to the Police Department conducted an with further information relating to
John D. Drury of Swaledale, plete the Drinking Driver’s school. Patrick O. Dorr, 127 Montclare trailer, which was owned by Randy investigation after receiving a report these charges is asked to contact the
speeding 65 in a 55 zone while op- The jail term was to run concurrent Lane, Belmond vs. Luis R. Rodri- Miller of Mason City, $3,000, and that the suspect had inappropriate Belmond Police Department.
erating a 2008 Dodge van on Inter- to sentencing for count two for pos- guez, 1015 E. Main Street, Belmond to the skidsteer $20,000. The skid- physical contact with at least one Any criminal charges are merely
state 35 near mile marker 155 on session. On the possession charge he and Breeana Soto-Acuna, 1120 Dorr steer was owned by Quality Ag Inc female under the age of 12. Reich an accusation and all suspects are
Sept. 6, 2012. $40 plus costs was sentence to the following: a fine Trail, Belmond. Case against Soto- as well. No citations were listed in was booked into the Wright County presumed innocent until and unless
Howard L. Felber of Overland of $750 plus 35 percent surcharge, Acuna had not ruling done since no the report. jail on October 5, 2012. He is being proven guilty in a court of law.
Park, Kansas, speeding 75 in a 55 court-appointed attorney fees, $10 notice of delivery of small claims held on a $25,000 bond.
EAGLE GROVE EAGLE SOCIAL NEWS Thursday, October 11, 2012 5
Steve Angrisano 2012 Goldﬁeld
The apostles saw Jesus walking
on the water in the fourth watch of Drive
EAGLE GROVE NEWS
the night, in the middle of a storm. The 2012 Goldﬁeld Community
Charity Fund Drive will run during
They thought he was a ghost! Peter
wanted to believe, so he asked Jesus the month of October. Letters are It’s a Girl!
to call him out to join him. being mailed to each household in Ross and Fawn Roberts of Eagle Grove are proud to announce the birth
Peter’s like all of us—we want to town, as well as rural residences and of a daughter, Bella Rose Roberts, on October 1, 2012, at Iowa Specialty
believe. But when Jesus does call all area businesses. Contributions Hospital, Clarion. She weighed 7 pounds 6.8 ounces. She is welcomed
you, in the dark, in a storm, are you may be dropped off at Security home by a brother, Dylan, three years old.
ready to get out of the boat and join Savings Bank in Goldﬁeld, or mailed Grandparents are Daryl and Melodee Roberts, Eagle Grove, and LeRoy
him? Will you walk on the water, to Bev Steffenson, treasurer, PO Box and Janet Larson of Custer, S.D. Great-grandmother is Irma Roberts of
or will you sink, like Peter did? Do 246, Goldﬁeld, IA 50542. Creston.
you have faith that Jesus will lift you The 2012 budget has been set as
up when you’re about to drown? follows:
Do you have the courage to get out Arthritis Foundation, It’s a Boy!
there, away from the safety of your Iowa Chapter .............................. $100
Kyle and Mandy Reed of Ankeny are proud to announce the birth of a
everyday life, to follow and be with Univ. of Iowa Hosp. ..................... 100 son, Langdon Tate Reed, on September 21, 2012, at Iowa Methodist Medical
Betty Wilde (left), EGHS Class of 1962, spearheaded a collection Him? Children & Families of Iowa ........... 100 Center, Des Moines. He joins big brother, Tyson, at home.
The Holy Family Cluster of Community Counseling Service ...... 100 Grandparents are Don and Jan Reed, and Gary Anderson and Barb Holding,
from former classmates to purchase a new window for the Eagle
Wright County invites you to join us Crossroads Christian Youth Center .. 500 all of Eagle Grove.
Grove museum. She is pictured above presenting the donation for two evenings with noted speaker Domestic/Sexual AssaultCenter ....... 100
to Colleen Bartlett (right) of the Historical Society Committee. Steve Angrisano, a nationally known Eagle Grove Ambulance Service ..... 300
Photo by Mitch Jones performer bringing the good news Food Pantry ...................................... 200 Troy Culture Club news
with music and excitement. He’s Goldﬁeld American Legion.............. 450 Troy Culture Club met at the home of Jo Elberg on Wednesday morning,
got a special skill for bringing out Goldﬁeld Fire Department ............... 250
A window to the past the joy of faith, especially in young
people, and who doesn’t like to think
Goldﬁeld Senior Diners ................... 450
Heart Fund Research,
Oct. 3, with nine members present. President Jane Schultz handed out
yearbooks. Treasurer Sally Sadler collected dues from several members.
She also shared a Thank You card from the 2012 prom committee, as well as
EGHS Class of for donations because she thinks the
museum renovation is a good idea.
of themselves as young?
The shows will be Wednesday
Univ. of Iowa ............................... 100
Hospice of Wright County ............... 175 snapshots from the May brunch.
Jo Elberg gave a report on the ﬂower fund before presenting the program
Humane Society of Wright County .. 200
The ﬁrst check that came in was
(for young people) and Thursday Rabiner Treatment Center ................ 100 on “New Uses for Old things,” using a hint from every letter of the alphabet.
for $300. Donations continued to
(for everyone), Nov. 14 and 15, at 7 MOSAIC .......................................... 250 She then asked everyone to share a similar hint that they learned from their
come from far and wide from those
museum window who had fond memories of time
spent at the Carnegie Library in
p.m. in the Clarion-Goldﬁeld High
School Gymnasium, 1111 Willow
Red Cross ......................................... 125
Upper Des Moines Opportunities .... 350
mother or an older person. Members were invited to view Jo’s garden room
before the meeting adjourned. Susan Erickson will host the next meeting on
Ave., Clarion. A free-will donation Wright County K-9 Unit .................. 100 November 7.
Eagle Grove oh so many years ago. Wright County Family Enrichment.. 150
BY KIM DEMORY is requested, but admission will not
Wilde laughed when she told of Wright County Home Care Aide ...... 250
egeagle@goldﬁeldaccess.net be charged. Bring your family and
one individual who often claimed to Wright County Public Health ........... 200
When Betty Wilde gathered with friends! CORRECTION: Last week, the Eagle Grove Eagle incorrectly printed
go to the library regularly to study, Wright County Resource Fund ........ 200
her classmates of 1962 for their 50th Any questions, please call St. John Wright County Senior Health .......... 150 that the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade football jubilee would be held on Oct. 16.
but now admits they never cracked a
reunion this summer, an idea came Parish at (515) 532-3586. TOTAL ................................... $5,000 In fact, the jubilee will be held on Saturday Oct. 13. We at the Eagle strive
book. Another classmate told Wilde
to her. She approached the Eagle how she remembered walking on the The Goldﬁeld Community for accuracy in our reporting, and apologize sincerely for this error.
High alumni about donating towards
the purchase of a brick that would
rails of the library.
Within a month, Wilde had
Liberty Charity Fund Drive is administered
by a committee of the Goldﬁeld
be placed along the front sidewalk, collected all the money needed, Women’s Club. Members include
commemorating their class. coincidentally with the last check Pathfinders meet Bev Steffenson, Lynne Malloy, and
Donations were generous, so received equalling that of the ﬁrst - The Liberty Pathﬁnders 4-H Jane Whyte.
after everyone had returned to their $300. Club met Sunday, September 9, 2012
own homes and normal lives again, Wilde recently presented a at The United Presbyterian Church
with 12 members, with one new
Wilde decided to ask for more. Why
not buy a window?
check for $2,738 to Historical Society
member (Shanna Thul), Leader Diane Eagle Grove
member Colleen Bartlett. It is
She got a copy of the window Kraft, and several guests present. Water
enough to purchase a large window.
ﬂyer promoting the purchase which Leader Diane called the meeting
A plaque will also be placed by that
explained all the details. She simply window honoring the class of 1962.
to order. Shanee Tate led us in the
Pledge of Allegiance. For roll call we
scanned it into her computer, wrote a According to Bartlett, she has The Eagle Grove Water
named one new thing we had learned
short explanation, and hit send. received enough sponsorships to at the fair this year. Department will be ﬂushing ﬁre
“It was really quite cover 60 percent of the windows. If you completed a record book
overwhelming,” Wilde said of the If you or your club/class would like hydrants starting Oct. 15, through
and did not bring it tonight, it must be
response she got. to purchase a window or make a Oct. 26. During this period, it may
turned in to the leader by September
Wilde added that she took the contribution towards one, please call 10. be possible for your water to become
initiative to send the email asking Bartlett at 448-4131. We discussed the food stand we discolored or cloudy. The water Sticking together
had at Goldﬁeld’s Fountain City Day. will always be safe to drink. This Harrison Helgevold, Casey Jergens, Louis Shriver, and Brian
We did not do very well. We will look is routine maintenance, intended to Gonzalez (left to right) concentrate on sticking together in an
into doing something different at the help keep our water system clean. attempt to keep these balloons between them without using their
2013 town celebration. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Wright County Treasure Hunt New ofﬁcers were elected.
They are: Colton Tate, president;
Eagle Grove Water Department
hands. The event was held as part of the Eagle Olympics during
Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 28. Photo by Kim Demory
State Treasurer Michael L. lost contact with the property’s Max Gangestead, vice president;
Fitzgerald is bringing the Great Iowa owner for a speciﬁc period of time. Jenna Kraft, secretary; Shanee Tate,
Treasure Hunt to WRIGHT County
in hopes of returning lost money to
State law requires these institutions
and companies to annually report
treasurer, and Jenna Kraft, reporter.
National 4-H Week activities
its rightful owners. “We are holding
over $294,432 for WRIGHT County
and deliver unclaimed property to
the State Treasurer’s Ofﬁce, where it
were discussed. It is October 1-5.
Several members took supplies to
citizens in the Great Iowa Treasure
Hunt,” Fitzgerald said.
is held until the owner or heir of the
property is found. Common forms of
make posters. We will also try to have
a display at Security Savings Bank. Summer
We discussed our annual
“Over the years, we’ve had
tremendous success returning
unclaimed property include savings
or checking accounts, stocks, fundraiser. Several options were Dean’s List
discussed. Leader Diane will do Kirkwood Community College
unclaimed property to WRIGHT uncashed checks, life insurance has released its Dean’s List for the
County,” Fitzgerald stated. “We have policies, utility security deposits, some research and report back at the
October meeting. Summer Semester. These students
returned over $230,774 for people in and safe deposit box contents. have achieved a 3.3 grade point
New Cooperative gave the club
WRIGHT County, but we are always Keep an eye out for the upcoming $315 to go towards member dues. average or higher after completing
looking for more individuals. The publication. You can always check our Motion carried to give this money to 12 or more credit hours with the
fall publication signiﬁes the names entire list at greatiowatreasurehunt. Wright County Endowment for our college.
of people that have had funds turned com. Individuals may also send an dues. Holly Heiden of Dows is one of
over to the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt email to email@example.com. For Our next meeting was held the Kirkwood students from Wright
over the last year.” those who prefer corresponding by Sunday, October 7. Installation of County earning this distinction. Her
Over 374,000 individuals have mail, please write to State Treasurer ofﬁcers took place. major is Electroneurodiagnostic
had unclaimed property returned Michael L. Fitzgerald, Great Iowa Jenna Kraft led us in the 4-H Technology - Associate of Applied
to them through the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt, Lucas State Ofﬁce Pledge. Meeting adjourned. There Science.
Treasure Hunt program since Building, Des Moines, IA 50319. were no presentations.
Fitzgerald started it in 1983. Please make sure to provide Lunch was served by Sarah AFTERNOON HOUSEHOLD AUCTION
Unclaimed property refers to money current name, previous names, and Seaba and Jarika Eisentrager. Eagle Grove Eagle Deadline is
and other assets held by ﬁnancial addresses. Submitted by: Diane Kraft, Fridays at Noon! MEMORIAL HALL EAGLE GROVE,
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6 Thursday, October 11, 2012 CHURCH NEWS EAGLE GROVE EAGLE
PRAISE & WORSHIP Congregate Meals
Fri., Oct. 12: Roast pork, potatoes
and gravy, lima beans, cinnamon
apples with crunchy top, and
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 10 a.m. Rosary at North Rotary Senior SOUTH ENES LUTHERAN 6 p.m. Cub Scouts Pack meeting raspberry lemonade.
Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE Living, Eagle Grove CHURCH SATURDAY: Mon., Oct. 15: Ham loaf, sweet
Pastor Mike Agnew UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST WEDNESDAY: Pastor Susan Stone 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at Moka’s potatoes, calico corn, fruit compote,
448-4701 (CONGREGATIONAL) 6 p.m. Choir at Sacred Heart, Eagle 205 Johnson Street Cafe and whole wheat bread.
DIAL-A-DEVOTION: 448-3355 Ph: 448-3584 Grove Vincent 5:30 p.m. Worship with Communion Tues., Oct. 16: Calico bean
http://www.eaglegroveumc.org Everyone is Welcome! 6:30 p.m. RE Classes at Sacred Heart, 515-293-2965 SUNDAY:
casserole, cornbread, tangy coleslaw,
SUNDAY: Building fully Eagle Grove FRIDAY: 9 a.m. Worship - Communion
9 a.m. Sunday School Accessible to the disabled 9 a.m. Gather Bible Study at the 10 a.m. Fellowship Coffee and peaches.
10:30 a.m. Worship Pastor Jim Cunningham SAMUEL EVANGELICAL Family Table (3rd Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m. Sunday School Wed., Oct. 17: Baked chicken,
11:30 a.m. Fellowship THURSDAY: LUTHERAN CHURCH SUNDAY: 11:30 a.m. Hayride and Bob-Fire at potatoes with gravy, peas,
10 a.m. EGAMA at Rotary Senior Pastor Rich Taylor 9 a.m. Sunday School Amdahl’s Cabin applesauce-raisin cake, and tomato
GOLDFIELD UNITED Living Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-5038 10 a.m. Worship MONDAY:
5:30 p.m. Worship on Cable Channel
METHODIST CHURCH 2 p.m. Women’s Guild FRIDAY:
Goldﬁeld FRIDAY: 9:30 a.m. Revelation Bible Study at NEW HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH 12 Thur., Oct. 18: Pork sandwich,
Pastor Christina M. Perkins 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Fall Rummage Sale Samuel Lutheran Pastor Susan Stone TUESDAY: whole wheat bun, baked beans, rice
515-825-3754 SATURDAY: SATURDAY: 1115 SW 2nd 9 a.m. Bible Study at Family Table pudding, and raspberry lemonade.
THURSDAY: 5 p.m. New Hope Lutheran Church 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at Moka Café Eagle Grove 4 p.m. Cub Scouts NOTE: Please return plastic
9 - 11:30 a.m. Pastor at Goldﬁeld SUNDAY: SUNDAY: 515-293-2965 6 p.m. Church Council dishes if you have meals delivered.
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Soup & Scripture 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Adult Bible Class FRIDAY: WEDNESDAY:
6 - 8 p.m. Support/Recovery Group at 10:30 a.m. Worship with Communion - 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School 9 a.m. Gather Bible Study at the 9 a.m. Bible Study at EGELC
Crossroads Special Offering for NIN 10:45 a.m. Worship Family Table (3rd Friday of the month) 5:30 p.m. Conﬁrmation
9 a.m. Sunday School
11:30 a.m. Fellowship
5 p.m. Worship with Supper to follow.
7:30 p.m. High School Youth Gathering Recycling Fact
10:30 a.m. Worship MONDAY: All items due for November Newsletter A Congregation of ELCA MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pastor at Goldﬁeld
6 p.m. Sorority Dinner
DELIVER MEALS-ON-WHEELS ULLENSVANG LUTHERAN
About 80 percent of
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pastor at Renwick
1 - 6 p.m. Blood Drive at UCC
Items due for Oct. 21 Bulletin due
Pastor Darryl Landsverk
Pastor Mark Peterson
what Americans throw
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pastor at Renwick
Articles due for Nov./Dec. Newsletter DELIVER MEALS-ON-WHEELS
5:45 p.m. Conﬁrmation at Samuel THURSDAY:
8:30 a.m. Worship Service
away is recyclable, yet
1:30 p.m. Pastor at Rotary Senior
GRACE EVANGELICAL FREE
6:30 p.m. Ladies’ Bible Study at Nancy
4 p.m. Afterschool Program
SUNDAY: EAGLE GROVE MINISTERIAL
our recycling rate is
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday Worship - 9 a.m.
7:30 p.m. Revelation Bible Study at
9:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship
11 a.m. Worship
ASSOCIATION FOOD PANTRY
510 S. Jackson
only 28 percent.
Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-4612 Sunday School - 10:45 a.m. Holmes Lutheran WEDNESDAY: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday,
Rev. Dr. Fran Pettigrew www.graceefc.com THURSDAY: 2 p.m. Sarah Circle 1 – 3 p.m.
SUNDAY: DELIVER MEALS-ON-WHEELS 5:30 p.m. Conﬁrmation Helping Families in Need!
9 a.m. Sunday School SACRED HEART 7:30 p.m. Lois Circle
10 a.m. Worship Service CATHOLIC CHURCH HOLMES EVANGELICAL
TUESDAY: Eagle Grove, Ph: 603-4765 LUTHERAN CHURCH LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH
10:30 a.m. Bible Study Fr. Nils Hernandez Pastor Rich Taylor GOLDFIELD
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8 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle
9:30 a.m. Revelation Bible Study at
Lutheran Congregations in Mission
If you would
322 S. Commercial
Church Phone: 448-5219
9 a.m. Mission Sewing at Sacred Heart,
Pastor Truman Larson like to have
Todd J. and Deborah Benjamin, 7 p.m. Parish Family Meeting at 9 a.m. Worship 9 a.m. Worship
Pastors Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove 10:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Sunday School your church
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8 p.m. Mass in Spanish at St. John,
Items for Oct. 21 Bulletin due
615 SW 2nd Street
free of charge,
7 p.m. Bible Study
SUNDAY: Baby Needs Weekend
8 a.m. Mass at St. John, Clarion
1:30 p.m. Home Circle leads Worship
Eagle Grove, Iowa
Pastor Jason Cooper
10:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle 5:45 p.m. Conﬁrmation at Samuel Phone: 515-448-3697
CROSSROADS Grove Lutheran www.eaglegrovelutheran.com the
Christian Youth Center 6:30 p.m. Cards at Sacred Heart, Eagle 6:30 p.m. Ladies’ Bible Study at Nancy THURSDAY:
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9 a.m. Sew and Do Days
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we RemembeR ouR Loved oNes Eagle
Week of October 11
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50 years ago derail in Eagle Grove. The Living and the Eagle Grove
Two boys from Goldfield derailment was caused by Memorial Library, where
are caught driving a school a broken rail. There were she reads the book “Library
bus in a parking lot by no personal injuries and Lil” to a group of children.
Deputy Sheriff Harrold all of the spilled corn was
Bygness. The boys agree recovered. 600 feet of torn- 5 years ago
to pay for the damages they up track is replaced. The Wright County
caused, and no charges are Diane Evens holds a Board of Supervisors
filed. “Making a Corn Husk Doll” accepted $163,871.40
Sliced bacon costs $0.55 workshop at the Wright from the Department of
per pound. County Extension Office. Transportation for damages
Night school is offered to The class is two-and-a-half incurred to county blacktop
Eagle Grove Adults through hours long, and costs $7 per C-70 while using it as a haul
the Adult Education Evening doll. route.
Program. Suggested course T-Bone Steaks cost $3.79 David Yackle wins a
offerings include: Civil a pound. fundraising raffle held by the
Defense and First Aid for Knutzon’s, Inc. holds its Eagle Grove Entertainment
the Layman, Dressmaking, grand opening. Foundation. He is given
Driver’s Education, the choice between taking
Beginning Shorthand, Golf, 10 years ago a 3-minute all-you-can-get
Little Theater, Bridge, Mary Jo Jones, second shopping spree or a $200
Salesmanship and Selling, grade teacher at Lincoln gift card. He chose the gift
Applied Psychology, Elementary, receives the card.
Basic Fishing Techniques, “My Favorite Teacher” Ryan Bell, son of Don
Physical Education, award. and Jackie Bell, is awarded
Exercise Classes (Women), Tim Sadler, owner the Superintendant’s Award
Children’s Literature, and operator of Sadler for Achievement at the U.S.
Education for Marriage, and Construction Co., is Military Academy. The
Packaging & Decorating named Wright County award is presented to the
Ideas. Latham Business Chair by top 20 percent of cadets
Congressman Tom Latham. who excel in the academic,
25 years ago Christie Vilsack spends military and physical
Eight cars of a 75-car the day in Eagle Grove. programs.
grain train from Klemme She visits Rotary Senior
Eagle Grove Eagle Scouts
Pictured top left: Roger Moon
Pictured top center: Gregory Bell
Pictured top right: Kevin Phillips
Pictured bottom right: Bill Fjetland
John Prehm, Jr., 88, Eagle Grove
Johnnie’s Food Store. He operated of Holmes Lutheran Church and the
Photo courtesy of Eagle Grove Museum
John Prehm Jr., 88, of Eagle Grove
passed away Tuesday, October 2, the store until the mid 1960’s. He American Legion.
2012, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in then worked for Umthun Trucking John is survived by his wife of
as a driver and then at the trouble 66 years, Jeannie; children, Randy
we RemembeR ouR Loved oNes
Funeral services were held on desk until his retirement in 1986. (Coleen) Prehm of Streetman,
Saturday, October 6, at 10:30 a.m., He was a long-standing member TX, Dan (Deb) Prehm of Eagle
at Holmes Lutheran Church in Grove and Terry Prehm-Grover of
Holmes with Pastor Richard Taylor Brooklyn; sisters, Marilyn Smith and
officiating. Burial was held at Peggy Christensen; grandchildren,
Holmes Lutheran Cemetery. Todd (Sue) Prehm, Deena (Rod) Joan K. Krog, 81, Vincent
John was born on September Cousins, Mike (Amber) Prehm, Joan Kathleen Krog, 81, of Gaffey; and her two sisters, Grace of John and Grace Ryan Gaffey, was
25, 1924, in Eagle Grove to John Missy (Dickie) Walls, Spencer Vincent, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Gavronski and Marge Mutschler. February 7, 1931, in Lacrosse, Wis.
and Beatrice (Conklin) Prehm. He (Terry) Hasch, Cindy (Brett) Poling, October 6, 2012, at her home. A Joan Kathleen Gaffey, the daughter Joan grew up near Alden, Minn., and
attended high school in Eagle Grove. Greg (Bridget) Prehm, Christie Mass of Christian Burial was held graduated from Alden High School
John enlisted in the Army and was (Scott) Neuwoehner, Tracie (Kyle) at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 9, at in 1949. Following high school
stationed in the Philippines as a tank Corcoran, Andrea Sofranko and the Corpus Christi Church with Rev. graduation, Joan moved to Fort
commander. After his Honorable Rachel (Jake) Solem; 24 great- Shane Demon officiating. Burial was Dodge and worked several years
Discharge, he worked for his father grandchildren with one on the way held in Newark Township Cemetery for the phone company. On January
at Prehm Transfer. He met Jeanette and many nieces and nephews. near Vincent. 21, 1956, she married Russell Krog
Thompson in Ames and they were He was preceded in death by his Survivors include her husband, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church
married at the Little Brown Church parents; brother, Richard; infant Russell Krog of Vincent; their in Fort Dodge. Russell and Joan
in 1947. In 1951, they moved to sister, Ersel; sisters, Natalie Neuman, children, Cynthia of Ames, made their residence and farmed
Holmes, where he worked for Darlene Moore and Anne Case. Dave (Kim) of Des Moines, and near Vincent. For many years Joan
Bernie Case in the grocery store Ewing Funeral Home of Clarion Douglas (Karla) of Fort Dodge; taught catechism class at St. John’s
business. He later bought the store was in charge of arrangements. grandchildren, Michael (Andrea) of Catholic Church in Vincent. She
in Holmes and it was well known as John Prehm Jr. West Des Moines, Alexandra of West loved time spent with her grandkids.
Des Moines, Andrew of Ann Arbor, Joan maintained her sense of humor
Mich., and Benjamin of Iowa City; a and a strong faith throughout her
great-grandson, Miles, of West Des life.
Moines; and a brother, Jerry Gaffey Memorials may be left to the
of Kenosha, Wis. Breast Cancer or to the Alzheimer’s
She is preceded in death by her Association.
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8 Thursday, October 11, 2012 Public Notice/busiNess News EaglE grovE EaglE
City Council Minutes Wells Fargo
NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF EAGLE GROVE REGULAR COUNCIL Spencer Steel, sheet metal, tubing........209.31
APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Mayor Determann called the meeting to order
Trash Man, garbage rev......................3,419.81
Tony Pieczko, DVR Install .....................150.00
Torkelson Const., Hewitt/Greenwood
WRIGHT COUNTY at 6 p.m. with council members McGrath, Schild, Park ..............................................22,849.45
PROBATE NO. ESPRO16253
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
JEANETTE A. SEEFRIED, DECEASED
Axtell, Johnson, Vandewater, and Lorenzen
present. Also present: City Administrator Boyd,
City Attorney Eisentrager, and Police Chief
Town & Country Ins., Airport liability
Treat America Food Service,
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN Carrigan. food-firearms school ..........................134.87
THE ESTATE OF JEANETTE A. SEEFRIED, A motion was made by McGrath, and Verizon, cell phones ..............................573.61
DECEASED, WHO DIED ON OR ABOUT seconded by Schild, to approve the consent Ziegler Inc., filters, etc. ..........................221.13
NOVEMBER 10, 2010: agenda, which includes the September 17 Previously Written:
You are hereby notified that on the 19th day of minutes, Building Permit Report, and claims. Payroll Fund, payroll transfer 9-19 ...48,458.08
September, 2012, the last will and testament of Roll call vote: All ayes. HSA, account transfer (Sept.).............3,895.81
JEANETTE A. SEEFRIED, deceased, bearing Airgas N.Central, oxygen, tank rental ....229.17 SSB, charge for dep. slip .........................45.45
date of the 2nd day of September, 2008, was Allied Manatts Group, Postmaster, postage-bills/stamps ..........472.04
admitted to probate in the above-named court,
and that Vernon L. Seefried was appointed
executor of the estate. Any action to set aside
pay estimate #2 .........................106,952.45
Arnold Motor, parts, oil...........................173.06
Barkema Tree Service, tree removal .....610.00
HSA, account transfer (Oct.) ..............3,895.81
Library, 9/20/12 ...................................4,346.96
the will must be brought in the district court of Casady Bros. Implement, chain saw ..1,179.69 General Fund....................................65,751.10
said county within the latter to occur of four Cretax Concrete, manhole for SW 1st ...856.00 Road Use Tax ...................................14,185.42 Consumers’ credit profiles affect
months from the date of the second publication Dani Eisentrager, Legal fees ..............1,185.20 Emp. Benefits ...................................11,970.19 their ability to borrow and the interest
rates they’ll pay. And, lenders aren’t
of this notice or one month from the date of Anderson Trenching, Greenwood Garbage..............................................3,419.81
mailing this notice to all heirs of the decedent Park SW line...................................2,500.00 Capital Improvement ........................29,399.35
and devisees under the will, whose identities Des Moines Stamp, Notary stamp ...........26.70 2012 Projects..................................106,952.45 the only people who use credit scores
are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be Diamond Vogel, paint-pool SW plant ..3,328.27
EG Fire Dept., monthly maint,, fire call ..565.00
Museum renovation ...............................122.57 to make decisions–many insurance
companies, cell phone providers,
forever barred. Water Utility ......................................17,039.73
Notice is further given that all persons Elberg Electric, 200 amp panel, Sewer Utility......................................19,080.88
indebted to the estate are requested to make breakers ............................................122.57 Sewer Capital Improvement ..................856.00 and landlords do, too.
immediate payment to the undersigned, and Fort Dodge Messenger, subscription .....180.85 Building Permits: Dave Govern, 1002
To help customers know where
creditors having claims against the estate Gall’s Inc., uniforms – Bill ........................45.99
Goldfield Access Network, telephone ....694.28
N Eastern, Garage; Todd Ramsey, 1401 W
their credit stands and how to better
Justin Davis (right) accepts 2012 Young Agent Award
shall file them with the clerk of the above- Broadway, Deck/Landing.
named district court, as provided by law, duly GRP & Assoc., medical waste disposal ...47.00 APPROVED WITH BOARD OF manage their credit, Wells Fargo is from Brian Petersburg, Board President of IIAI.
offering a free credit score for every
authenticated, for allowance, and unless so Hawkeye West Pest Control, pest ADJUSTMENT VARIANCE:
filed by the latter to occur of four months from
the second publication of this notice or one
month from the date of the mailing of this notice
IA Law Enforcement Academy, fire arms
instruction Josh .................................575.00
Gary and Teresa Pohlman, 12 Parkview Dr.,
Beer/Liquor Licenses: Eagle Bowl
Wells Fargo consumer customer.
The complimentary, no obligation
Justin Davis is Iowa’s
(unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is
thereafter forever barred.
Dated this 27th day of September, 2012.
IA Mun. Finance Officers, reg. Susan/
IA Assoc. of Mun. Utility, reg. Robert/
A motion was made by Axtell, and seconded
by Lorenzen, on Resolution 2012-42, appointing
Carrie Christopher to the Park Board. Roll call
access to their credit score and credit
report is being offered in support of
Young Agent of the Year
Vernon L. Seefried Nate ...................................................340.00 vote: All ayes.
the American Bankers Association’s Justin Davis of Duncombe, Iowa, was recognized at the
Executor of Estate Janet Fuller, EMS clothing/fuel/meals A motion was made by McGrath, and
reimbursement ..................................126.35 seconded by Lorenzen, on Resolution 2012-43, annual Get Smart About Credit Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa’s 106th Annual
620 SE 5th, Room #24
Eagle Grove, IA 50533 Karla Thompson, EMS meals reimb. .......38.79 approving the Adoption of plans, Specifications, program and will be available to all Convention recently held September 21 in West Des Moines
Wells Fargo consumer customers
William A. Long, ICIS PIN No: AT0004877 Kevin Phillips, uniforms reimb ...............216.52 Form of Contract, and Estimate of Cost for the
Kluss Stump Grinding, stump grinding ..280.00 “2012 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project”.
as the 2012 Young Insurance Agent of the Year. The award is
Attorney for Executor
Ivers and Long Law Office, PLC Lincoln Pool Equipment, winterizing Roll call vote: All ayes. through Nov. 15. presented annually to Iowa insurance professionals 40-years
PO Box 145 plugs .................................................552.45
Lyle’s Ford, impounds............................440.00
A motion was made by Vandewater, and Customers can take part in this old or younger who demonstrate leadership within the insurance
program by visiting a store and
Eagle Grove, IA 50533 seconded by McGrath, on Resolution 2012-44,
Date of second publication: 11th day of Michael Todd & Co., “Slow Children awarding Construction Contract to: Municipal industry and their community. The Independent Insurance
October, 2012. Playing” sign ........................................60.82 Pipe Tool. Roll call vote: All ayes. obtaining a unique access code from Agents of Iowa (IIAI) represents almost 700 member agencies
Wk.40,41 MidAmerican Energy, parks electricity...169.55
NC IA Reg. Solid Waste, quarterly
A motion was made by McGrath, and
seconded by Lorenzen, on Resolution 2012-
a Wells Fargo banker. Typically, if in the state and over 10,000 licensed insurance agents. The
assessment ....................................4,030.88 45, proposing the sale of property at 420 N. consumers wish to check their credit organization serves the business interests of insurance agents
North Star Pump Srv., pump inspection/ Washington, and setting date for public hearing score, they either pay a flat fee or
who represent multiple insurance companies selling all lines of
they sign up for a service such as
maintenance ......................................480.00 on proposed sale for Oct. 15 at 6:15 pm. Roll
Oldson’s, Greenwood Park call vote: All ayes.
credit monitoring, or identity theft insurance.
PUBLIC NOTICE bathrooms ......................................3,680.81 Mayor Determann set Beggar’s Night for
FM Translator Station K213EP Packard Electric, repairs.....................1,758.00 Monday, October 29, starting at 5:30 - 7:30 protection and pay a monthly fee. Mr. Davis was recognized for his leadership in his community
When reviewing credit
Payroll Fund, payroll transfer............47,847.35 p.m.
First Ventures Capital Partners, Inc. hereby
Pitney Bowes, postage meter rental ......143.22 Department reports were given.
and the insurance industry. He has served on the IIAI Young
gives public notice that on September 20,
2012, it filed an application with the Federal Pok-A-Dot Plumbing, install screens A motion was made by Lorenzen, and applications, lenders review a Agents Committee for nine years, with the past three as chairman.
Communications Commission seeking to renew in bathroom .......................................480.00
RBC Service, chain case, seals .........1,355.75
seconded by Johnson, to adjourn. Motion
borrower’s credit history, including Justin is affiliated with Town & Country Insurance in Eagle Grove,
its license to operate FM Translator Station
K213EP, which is located at and serves Eagle Secretary of State, Notary renewal..........60.00 Darrell Determann, Mayor their credit score. In addition, each an independent insurance agency.
Grove, IA. The Station is licensed to operate on Shoppers Supply, supplies/uniform/ship- Mike Boyd, City Administrator lender has its own criteria for what Town and Country Insurance is a professional independent
level of risk it finds acceptable for
Channel 213 with 0.017 kW of effective radiated minus EMS reimb. .............................973.91 Wk.41
insurance agency that specializes in multiple lines of insurance,
a given credit product. There is no
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Medicare plans change— You are what you eat Fair Tax Freedom
Letter to the Editor:
So can you By: Annette Snyder,
MS, RD, LD
grams of fiber. (Just go lightly on the
The unemployment report at 7.8
percent with 32 days left before the
We’re heading into a very “Notices of Creditable Coverage” Registered Dietitian Skip the prepared foods, seriously. Letter to Editor:
important time of year for people are also due September 30. This is election gives a false impression.
Wright Medical Center The more some manufacturer has to Not counted were those who Freedom! That’s what Mitt
on Medicare—the annual open a notice from employer/union and OK. We need to talk. If I had a do for you to get your meal to the Romney says he wants to bring
have stopped looking for a job,
enrollment period. The dates for other group health plans which tell nickel for each time I hear, “healthy table, the more it costs per serving unemployment is closer to 14 percent back to America. Freedom is the
the open enrollment are October Medicare eligible enrollees if their food is too expensive,” well, I’d be on and the less overall nutrition you get. with over 23,000,000 Americans code word for tax cuts for the rich,
15-December 7. This is the time drug coverage will be “as good as or unemployed or underemployed. deregulation of Wall Street and
vacation in the Caribbean right about Try a box of whole-wheat pasta, for
when Medicare Part D and Medicare better than Medicare’s coverage” in More people are looking to the freedom for corporations to do as
now. If each of us would actually example (instead of the “Helper” they please.
Advantage plans announce their 2013. sit down and do the math, we’d see products)...you’ll get 7 servings for Fair Tax Plan to solve this nation’s
changes for the next year and Iowans The 2013 Medicare drug plans will economic woes. It would When George Bush took office in
that eating out at a fast-food place about 24¢ each, not to mention way 2001, he inherited a 5.7 billion dollar
on Medicare can decide what plans be available on the Medicare website, (1) give every worker their full
or buying pre-made foods really less sodium, sugar and fat. Speaking paycheck surplus. When he left in 2008, the
they want for 2013. Individuals can www.medicare.gov, on October 1. doesn’t save money. And for anyone of ready-made foods, consider that (2) permit businesses to compete U.S. had a 11.5 trillion dollar
change to a different plan, enroll in Plans not renewing their contract with a pop habit, how much are you a 99¢ fast-food hamburger costs 33- deficit. The Bush administration
a plan or drop coverage. Choices with Medicare for 2013 must notify in the world market without having
spending per week on that? Could 50¢ per ounce, compared to 93% lean to pay high taxes was responsible for two tax cuts,
made during the open enrollment their members by October 2. that money (or even half of it) go ground beef, which is 23¢ per ounce. two wars, a senior drug benefit,
(3) Require all the current tax
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Kris Gross from the state of Iowa’s coming to Part D next year. The store? Think about it. grocery store without a plan. Grocery Any doubters this would work the collapse of the housing market.
Senior Health Insurance Information “donut hole” or “coverage gap” will need only think what would happen He was also the architect of TARP.
We live in the Midwest, and stores are designed to appeal to last-
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many of us like our meat. We know minute purchases. Usually, the outer financial institutions in the U.S.
asking everyone to remind family, pay 47.5% for brand name drugs meat prices are going up after the perimeter of the store is where the to put back into the economy and if
friends and neighbors about these covered by the plan, and your cost every business and individual did have received an additional $16
dry summer, and that puts the pinch good stuff is at, at a much lower trillion from the Federal Reserve.
important dates. We don’t want for generic drugs will be reduced not have to pay federal income taxes
on our resources even more. Ever cost per serving. When you go to or report anything to the IRS ever With these actions, 40 percent of
anyone to miss the opportunity to from 86% to 79%. Each year these consider doing a meatless entree the store, if you see an item that you again. our wealth is now in the hands of
make their choice of plans for 2013.” costs will drop until the donut hole twice a week? Beans, lentils, canned commonly use on sale, buy in bulk. 23 billionaires. The Walmart family
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Sandra McGrath Includes Hamilton, Story, Webster and Phone: 202-224-3254
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10 Thursday, October 11, 2012 LocaL News EaglE grovE EaglE
Wright Warriors celebrate 2012 National 4-H Week
Oct. 7 - Oct. 13
The power of Compassion
by Kim demory
at archery, bird watching, fishing,
and more. There was also a family
Their name has changed over meal where each 4-Her was asked
the years, but their mission remains to bring an English-themed dish to
the same. The Wright Warriors 4-H share. Various workshops allowed
group (most currently known as the students to try less complicated
Community Service Troy Trojans and Troy Toppers) is things like rubber stamping, making
Wright Warriors 4-H Club recently put together snack baggies for part of the nation’s largest youth Kringla, photography, woodworking,
the local grain elevator employees and farmers to make harvest a development organization who horticulture, and so much more.
little more enjoyable. Some of the members helping out included, practice a “learn by doing” approach. Participating in 4-H also has its
pictured from left: Rachel Clagett, Michael Clagett, Kimberly The 4-H pledge portrays the other benefits. Depending on age,
ideals behind the club: members can go to camp, take trips The Wright Warriors worked throughout the year making surgery
Strickland, Delaney Asche-Molitor, and Olivia Flumerfelt. I pledge my head to clearer to the Omaha Zoo, travel to Chicago
thinking, or Washington D.C., 4-H Fun Night caps that were later donated to area hospitals.
Presentations My heart to greater loyalty, allows all Wright County 4-Hers and
My hands to larger service, their families to host an event for the Horticulture
and my health to better living, public to enjoy a night of fun and
for my club, my community, my games. Prizes are given away, raffles
country, and my world. are held, and a reigning 4-H Fun
Wright Warrior members live Night king and queen are crowned
true to this pledge not only during to serve over festivities at Share the
4-H meetings, but throughout their Fun and Fashion Revue at the Wright
daily lives. They meet once a month County Fair in the summer.
for club meeting to go over business, This coming Saturday, as part of
but there is so much more that they National 4-H Week, the Eagle Grove
can be a part of. Community service group will host a new members fun
projects are a priority. Many take day in conjunction with their monthly
place during regular club meetings, meeting. The event will be held
after the formal business is attended at Samuel Lutheran Church in the
Wright Warrior Kalli Olson (back) talks to her fellow club members to, like Christmas carolling at Rotary basement. They will be enjoying an
about the types of bullying. A t-shirt, poster board, slogans, and Senior Living and making cards ice cream sundae party and a variety
more help her not only teach the kids how to stand up against and crafts for the residents, just to of “get to know you” games.
mention a couple. This allows all 4-H has been encouraging youth Wright Warrior Laine Morgan (far right) learns about planting
bullies, but how not to be a bully. 4-Hers to play an active role in “doing development for more than 100
for others.” years. With more than six million and growing flowers with the help of parent volunteer, Mickey
Life Skills Some community service youth and adults working together to Cooper (second from right). Morgan was later able to use this
projects take more time and are promote leadership through hands- bucket of flowers for an entry in the 2012 Wright County Fair.
done on a volunteer basis outside on experience, 4-H continues to
of club meetings. Two of the empower individuals to reach their Community Outreach
clubs’ major projects this past year full potential.
included making surgery caps that Ifyouwouldlikemoreinformation
were donated to local hospitals, and about 4-H in Wright County, please
spending some time entertaining contact Jessica Norman, 4-H & youth
Rotary Senior Living residents by county coordinator, at the Iowa State
dancing, singing, and playing board University Extension and Outreach
games. Center, 210 1st St. S.W., Clarion, IA
Learning something new 50525
Being a member of 4-H means email@example.com
trying new things and discovering p. 515.532.3453
new adventures. A favorite for many f. 515.532.3415
of the Wright Warriors included www.extension.iastate.edu/
an outing to Lake Cornelia where Wright
Maia Cooper (left), Wright Warriors 4-H member, explains to the they were able to try their hand
judge how she made the muffins she entered as a project in the
2012 Wright County Fair. Speaking to judges helps 4-H members
not only in their project, but also in developing life skills, giving The Wright Warriors help get Rotary Senior Living residents into
them experience speaking and presenting in front of others. the holiday spirit while Christmas carolling.
Welcoming New Members
The 2011 - 2012 Wright Warrior 4-H year began last September
The Wright Warriors enjoyed bird-watching at Lake Cornelia.
with a hayride and games out at Greenwood Park to encourage
new kids to join the club. This year’s event will be held Saturday,
Oct. 13, 10 a.m. in the Samuel Lutheran Church basement. Workshops
Everyone fourth through 12th grade is invited to come to this 4-H Week Celebrate
free event. Be sure to check out some of the downtown business windows
where you’ll find 4-H displays made by members of the Wright
New Experiences Warriors. Pictured above is one you’ll find in the Eagle Grove
Eagle window: From left: Rachel Clagett, Hannah Demory,
McKenzie Crail, Maggie Wachowiak, and Kimberly Strickland.
Holding the display is Carol Clagett, project leader.
4-H New MeMber MeetiNg will be held in the
basement of Samuel Lutheran on Saturday, October
13, 10:00 am. Students in fourth through 12th
grade and their parents are encouraged to attend
the meeting and find out what 4-H has to offer. The Wright Warriors enjoy a variety of learning workshops
4-H is for town kids, farm kids, ALL KIDS!
4-H provides the opportunity for members to try new things that including woodworking, photography, sewing, and more.
they may not otherwise get to experience, like learning about Pictured above, they all enjoyed the gingerbread house-making
gun safety and pellet guns. workshop held just before Christmas.
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Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame 2012 Supervisors approve Title VI
Shirley Lager of Wright County
was inducted into the 2012 Iowa 4-H
Hall of Fame during a ceremony
members, Iowa State University
Extension county council members,
county youth council members,
policy on discrimination
at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the fair judges, ﬁnancial supporters, BY LES HOUSER or donated to someone who wants agreement to accept the building
Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 19. chaperones or ISU Extension firstname.lastname@example.org to preserve it,” said Clemons of donation from First Citizens
Eighty-seven Iowa counties staff members. The inductees Wright County Engineer the Warren Pony Truss, which is National Bank for their existing
are participating this year and have have demonstrated dedication, Adam Clemons presented a designated an historical structure. main building on First Avenue
selected 114 inductees for their encouragement, commitment and lengthy document for the Board of “Whoever gets it, they [the State Northwest. The Board will now
outstanding service and dedication guidance to Iowa’s 4-H’ers through Supervisors to approve, and told Historical Society of Iowa] discuss and explore their options
to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving the years. them the county needs to adopt want it put back into its original for use of the building for county
family members will be presented “This is a wonderful opportunity this to get any federal funding condition and preserved as such.” ofﬁce space. “We want to thank
a certiﬁcate by the Iowa 4-H for the counties and state to recognize for projects. “It’s pertaining to Supervisor Larry Maasdam will the bank for this generous offer,
Foundation as they are introduced and celebrate 4-H volunteers and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and talk to the museum to see it they’re and to Karl (Helgevold) for all his
on stage. staff who have shown outstanding making sure we’re following those interested. work on putting this together,” said
Shirley Lager joined 4-H service and dedication to Iowa’s guidelines,” said Clemons. Wright County Assessor Shari Supervisor Stan Watne;
when she was 10 years old. At that 4-H program,” said Chuck Morris, It will also outline the Plagge presented the Board with -received a check from Fred
time the kids did three project 4-H Youth Development program assurances put in place by the the Family Farm applications Dolezal, representing ICAP, who
areas: food, sewing and home director for Iowa State University county when it comes to bidding her ofﬁce has received. “We sent was accompanied by Steve Soma
improvement. Every month they met SHIRLEY LAGER Extension and Outreach. on projects. The county must out 2,500 application forms, of the county insurance committee.
at someone’s home for a meeting The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame also name a coordinator, which is representing 11,015 ag parcels,” The $10,409 dollar check represents
and demonstration. She did lots of all her girls with projects and now was initiated in 2002 to help usually the county auditor. said Plagge. “We’re getting them a dividend for the past year;
cooking and sewing. One of her is helping her grandchildren with commemorate the 100th anniversary The Board also continued back now. Probably about 30 -approved a tax abatement for
favorite things was playing the piano projects. She continues to attend of 4-H. A summary of previous discussion with Clemons on the percent of those 2,500 will qualify, Charles Adams of $32 on a 15-acre
for the 4-H chorus and for the Fun several 4-H events and still is the honorees was on display at the 2012 closed bridge on Buchanan Avenue so we have denied quite a few parcel;
Nite skits. She loved “Rally Days” number one helper along with her Iowa State Fair in the 4-H Exhibits in Boone Township. The landowner already for various reasons.” The -reviewed and signed a
when the Clarion school gym was husband Johnny at the 4-H food Building. north of the bridge would like the Board gave approval for all the conﬁ rmation letter concerning
full of kids with the 16 clubs back stand at the Wright County Fair. Information about previous road vacated so he can use it as applications that qualify, and also GAAP report services provided by
then. Counties select inductees for inductees to the Iowa 4-H Hall of a private access to his ﬁelds. The voted to deny all that Plagge deems Hogan Hansen CPA ﬁ rm;
She married the Fun Nite king their exceptional work in contributing Fame also is available on the Iowa road to the north will become to not meet the requirements. -received quarterly revenue
and they had 6 daughters who were to the lives of 4-H members and the 4-H Foundation website, organized simply a dead end. In other action the Board: reports from the Wright County
all in 4-H. She was a leader for the overall 4-H program, said Jessica by year and by county. Go to http:// “The bridge needs to be sold -approved the proposed Sheriff and Auditor ofﬁces.
Lincoln Lassies League for 25 years. Norman, ISU Extension county www.iowa4hfoundation.org/ and
She has helped with workshops, contact. Many inductees served select “Recognition.”
bake sales, gone to camps and on
trips, donated to 4-H 400 and helped
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No, they haven’t added an extra
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gather with friends. Over the years,
serve the food, chaperone the kids,
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Eagle Grove offers a 5th Quarter through 12th grade students of all Quarter) and the interaction with the will be broadcast over the Iowa Monday - Saturday ~ 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. • Thursday ~ 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
event that continues to grow and denominations, recently shattering kids,” Crail said.
Communications Network at the Lunch Served Daily ~ 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
break attendance records. all past attendance records. The 5th Quarter takes place
The 5th Quarter program After the Homecoming game after all home football games. following location in this area:
began nearly 15 years ago under held in Eagle Grove on Friday, Sept. Seventh through 12th grade students
the leadership of well-known 28, 2012, more than 150 kids gathered are welcomed from 9 - 11 p.m.
teacher and coach, Jerry Becker. at the United Methodist church for at the United Methodist Church
Serving as a high school referee
for local sporting events brought
5th Quarter. They typically average
around 120. They enjoyed food,
basement. All students are required
to sign in when they arrive. They
We service all makes/models.
Becker back into town late on ping pong, air hockey, foosball, and are welcomed to a free meal, to play
Friday nights. He noticed the fellowship, and it was all free. They the games, and to enjoy a time of
number of kids just hanging out on even have a television with VCR/ fellowship with their peers. Adults
the streets. This concerned him. DVD and a Wii for the kids to use, are on hand throughout the duration.
“We (Jerry and his wife, thanks to the generous contribution When an individual leaves, they must
Gloria) felt that there were an of a former 5th Quarter student. sign out and are not allowed back in
awful lot of young people in town “It’s a success because of the that same night.
that had no place to go,” Becker whole church effort,” Tracy Crail While 5th Quarter provides
recalled. said. a safe place for students to gather
He soon found himself talking Crail is just one of the church with fun things to do, it also serves
with the school guidance counselor members who continues to organize purposes far beyond the obvious.
about the problem. She had read the 5th Quarter since Becker stepped It is also a community outreach
about a program in another town. down a couple years ago. However, program. It provides the opportunity
Jerry and Gloria decided to follow Jerry and Gloria still play a very for a hot meal. It gives kids a chance
that town’s lead and organize what active role by volunteering their to belong. It gives them a place to go
they would call “5th Quarter,” to time. where others are happy to see them.
be held at their church, United Crail stressed that none of this It is not about getting them to join
Methodist in Eagle Grove. would be possible for the kids to the church, it is about getting them
The parishioners got behind enjoy if it weren’t for the United involved in something good where
Jerry 100 percent, donating food, Methodist Church congregation. they can feel like they belong.
time, and money. Thanks to their They are the ones who regularly “You just never know who
generosity, the event was free. provide hot dogs, chips, bars and a you’re going to touch,” Crail said.
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oak Kit, fin. bsmnt family room. new custom kit & baths. Orig features:
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205 CourT AvE - 3 BR family home open stair case. 4 lots, 2 car gar.
w/eat in kit, living room w/fir pl, family
room, att gar close to school. 616 sW 3rD - 3 BR, 1.5 bath
Brick ranch w/oak kit, rec. windows,
3 season porch, full base. Well
maintained, across from park.
609 sE 5TH - 3 bedroom ranch,
fireplace, new roof, att 2 car.
Owner Operators: We have good 614 sW 1sT - 3 BR w/ new carpet
and steady work in the Midwest, and fresh paint, attached garage.
Pulling 53’ air ride vans. Cargo and
liability furnished. No-touch freight. 405 sE 8TH - 3 BR w/4 car gar, hot
tub, fin bsmnt, quiet street.
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CommErCIAL AND propErTY
eagle Grove, ia 50533
The Museum Board is taking sealed bids for work on the ceiling Low Income/Senior Housing
in the main entrance of the Eagle Grove Museum. All sealed bids Apartment Openings ACrEAGE
are due by Friday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. at City Hall in Eagle Grove, **South Park Apartments** rENWICk
attention Mike Boyd. **S.E. 5th Street Apartments**
Any questions, please contact Mike Boyd at 448-4343, John 1-Br - 1 Bath 3395 150TH sTrEET
2-Br - 2 Bath
McGrath at 851-2472, or any Museum Board member. 1600’ open concept, 3 BR ranch
For additional information, w/2 bath & main floor laundry,
contact: oak kitchen. 36X45’ htd shed +
Stephanie Morris much more.
nOtiCe OF Farm SaLe 620 S.E. 5th St.
(WITH RESERVE) Eagle Grove, IA 50533
(515) 448-5124 BELmoND
JJ Skiye Farm Partnership 2565 190TH sT - (SE of Lake Cornelia) 3 BR, 2 bath, 1984 Brick home
Janet Skiye Bertram and Judy Skiye Arcuri w/3500 ft + finished basement. Open concept vaulted ceiling, floor to
ceiling brick fire place. Situated on a beautiful wooded lot with 1996
OWNERS 54X89’ htd shed = 55X100 Quonset. 8.8 acres.
Farm Location: 1 mile north and 1-1/2 miles east of Hardy, Iowa GoLDFIELD
Legal Description: Approximately 200 acres in the Northeast Quarter of 1980 XENIA AvE - 2 BR, 1 bath attic space for master BR or family room.
Section 3-92-27, except a tract; and part of Section 34-93-27, lying south 2.55 acres plus, 24X60 shed - oNLY$30,000+ septic
of the road THor
3159 270TH - 4 BR 2 bath, 2900 sq ft home w/recent kitchen, & numerous
TERMS OF SALE updates throughout. Att & det 2 car gar, 2.58 Acres.
1. Sealed bids will be accepted on behalf of Sellers at the office of LoCAL ToWNs
Arends & Lee, Humboldt, Iowa from now until 4:00 p.m. November 15,
2012. GoLDFIELD rENWICk
2. Sealed bids may be mailed or delivered in person to Arends
& Lee, P.O. Box 644, 520 Sumner Avenue, Humboldt, IA 50548. Bid
envelopes must be clearly marked “Sealed Bids, JJ Skiye Farm Partner-
ship” on the outside. All bidders must provide name, address, phone
number, and the total purchase price offered for the entire parcel. (not a
“per acre” figure). Bidders will not have a chance to raise their bid after
4:00 p.m. November 15, 2012. 622 LoCusT
3. Bids will be opened at 9 a.m. on November 16, 2012, with the 3 BR home on fenced corner
lot w/det garage. NEW prICE -
results then communicated to the bidders that morning. $21,700!!! 202 mArTIN sT.
4. The Sellers reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. 3 BR w/eat-in kit., late roof &
5. Upon notice of acceptance of the high bid, Buyer shall be CLArIoN siding, elec. heat.
prepared to enter into a “Real Estate Contract” for the purchase price 816 2ND sT - 3 BR bungalow, att
and deposit ten percent (10%) down payment with the signing of the gar+ det. 2 car, $28,000. Great 119 mAIN - 1980 2300’ brick ranch,
contract. The balance of the purchase price shall be due at the closing. Income property. formal LR and DR, vaulted ceiling,
The Closing date shall be on or before December 21, 2012. fam room w/fireplace, oak kit, large
120 7TH AvE. sE - 2-3 BR w/major deck, full bsmnt.
6. The tenant has received notice of termination of the farm lease renovations, att garage.
and will do fall fieldwork to be reimbursed by the buyer at the ISU cus- LAkE CorNELIA
tom rate. WooLsToCk 1808 o’ BrIEN - 3400’ walk out
7. Seller shall pay real estate taxes prorated to December 21, 2012 101 kATHY LANE - Built in 2003, 3 ranch 2-3 car gar with beautiful
and any prior taxes. Buyer shall pay all subsequent real estate taxes. BR, 1.5 baths, oak kit., att 2 car gar. studio loft above.
8. For further details, terms and conditions contact:
2761 Country Lane Circle
Arends & Lee (Hwy 17) Eagle Grove, IA
mike ryerson cell: 515-689-3728
P.O. Box 644, 520 Sumner Avenue
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14 Thursday, October 11, 2012 LocaL News EaglE grovE EaglE
17 banned books Eagle Grove Police Department
you probably read as a child
(or an adult) training four new reserve officers
1. Harry Potter by clae goater with the police. “I love it,” Aldritch moving to Iowa City or another
Reason: Because it promotes email@example.com said. “I love the small-town college town. He says he’s happy to
witchcraft and the main charac- Four local men are being atmosphere.” Aldritch eventually have the chance to work with the
ter has no moral story. trained to be reserve officers for the wants to become a fulltime police Eagle Grove Police Department.
2. Bridge to Terabithia Eagle Grove Police Department. officer. He’ll probably have to leave “I’ve always wanted to,” said
Currently they are doing ride-alongs Eagle Grove to do it, but he holds Lindstrom. “It’s a nice, small little
Reason: Profanity, encour- with officers, picking up the basics out hope for returning. “If I ever town. You know everyone.”
aged disrespect to adults, death of the job. They will undergo a six- get the chance to come back home “I’ve always wanted to help
being central in the plot, encour- module training program through and go full time, I probably would,” people and serve,” Lindstrom said.
aged secular humanism and/or Iowa Central Community College Aldritch said. “I’ve wanted to be a cop since I
satanism and blending of fantasy in Fort Dodge. Each module is Aldritch enjoys physical fitness was like six.” Lindstrom said that
covered in a one day class, and and exercise. In the summer, he his interest in law enforcement
and reality. each trainee reserve officer has 18 likes to go fishing at Brushy Creek, began when he saw police officers
3. The Adventures of Super months to complete all six modules. J.F. Kennedy Memorial Park, and help an elderly woman on the TV
Diaper Baby After completing these six classes, Lake Cornelia. During the fall, he show COPS.
Reason: Insensitivity, they will be certified reserve police enjoys watching University of Iowa Lindstrom has been doing
encouraged disrespect towards officers under the state of Iowa. football. “I try to minimize the ride-alongs with Wayne Boyd and
“Each of (the modules) covers amount of TV I watch,” Aldritch Garrett Quintus. “They’re both
adults and age inappropriate. basic law enforcement functions said, “because it just doesn’t pretty good teachers,” Lindstrom
4. Are You There God? It’s Me, like traffic law enforcement, report interest me anymore.” said. Currently, Lindstrom is
Margaret. writing, and defensive tactics,” said working to learn the police codes.
Reason: Questioning God/ Officer Bill Young. “They take the anthony Picczko In his free time, Lindstrom
religious uncertainty and inap- essentials of what you would learn Anthony Picczko moved to enjoys running. He was a cross-
at the academy and jam it into Eagle Grove in 1999, when he was country runner when he was in high
propriate dealings with the onset reserve training.” in first grade. He graduated from school. He enjoys watching Hawkeye
of puberty “The reason we’re training EGHS in 2011. He’s currently football. “They’re struggling a little
5. Where’s Wally? reserve officers is because they help studying criminal justice at Iowa this year,” Lindstrom says,” but it’s
Reason: Inappropriate sun- us augment the fulltime officers Central Community College. He a rebuilding season.” He likes to
bather on the force,” said Young. “They works making play videogames, and is currently
help us out tremendously when sandwiches at the playing Call of Duty: World at
6. The Golden Compass, The we’re working events, or when we local Subway. War.
Subtle Knife, The Amber Spy have officers at schools or on sick “I always
Glass leave.“ liked the thought Jon Morris
Reason: Anti-religious/ Young also noted that,” After of being a police Jon Morris has lived in Eagle
Christian propaganda they have been trained, we just officer,” Picczko Grove his entire life. He graduated
don’t turn them loose. They will be said. “There’s a from Eagle Grove High School in
7. How to Eat Fried Worms working with a fulltime certified whole bunch you 2004. “ Morris currently works
The Eagle Grove Memorial Library Banned Book Week display Reason: Encouraged children officer at all times.” can do (with a as a truck driver for Gold-Eagle
has been receiving so much attention, they have decided to to engage in socially unaccept- The men training to be reserve criminal justice degree),” Picczko Cooperative.
leave the books on exhibit longer. Photo by Kim Demory able behavior, profanity, and officers are: said,” it’s such a wide area I’m not Morris says that law
Do not read promoted gambling charles aldritch exactly sure where I want to go enforcement “has always been
Charles Aldritch was born with it. I always thought being a a secret passion of mine, and I
8. Blubber in Jefferson, but moved to Eagle detective would be cool when I was decided to go
Reason: Profanity and villain Grove at a young age. He graduated younger. Or DEA.” with it.” Morris
isn’t punished for cruelty. from Eagle Grove Picczko says he wants to get isn’t the only one
9. The Hunger Games High School in his feet wet in Eagle Grove and see in his family to
Reason: Desensitizes chil- 2008. where he wants to go from there. He take an interest
Aldritch says he’s excited about getting the in police work.
National decided to create a display near
the front entrance: to grab people’s
dren to murder and encouraged
violence as entertainment, drug
spent five months
opportunity to be a police officer in
the community where he grew up.
“My wife is the
attention. The “Do Not Read” use. with the 133rd “Eagle Grove’s a pretty nice town,” in Clarion,”
section worked, grabbing attention Infantry unit Picczko said. Morris said, “and my cousin is a
and sparking conversation. None of 10. James And The Giant Peach
Week stirs up the books on the shelves at the library
are actually prohibited at this point
Reason: Communist and
racist overtones, profanity, too
last year, from
October to March.
Picczko has been going on ride-
alongs with the Eagle Grove Police
Fort Dodge cop.”
Morris says that his wife,
He worked in human resources, Department. “They’re pretty good Lynn, has played a huge part in
conversation in time, but they were once, or were
at least challenged for censorship.
scary, disrespect towards adults.
11. Julie of the Wolves
keeping track of military personnel
coming and going on leave. He’s
at teaching,” Picczko said. “They
tell you what they do and explain
helping him pursue a job in law
enforcement. “I’ll go up to Clarion,
Some of the books you can check currently in his third semester at the resources that they use.” When to the jail, and hang out with my
out from the local library that were Reason: Violence
12. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Iowa Central Community College, asked if he was nervous about wife and learn more about it,”
by KiM deMory at one time considered controversial where he’s studying criminal training, Picczko laughed. “No, no, Morris said, “She’s given me
firstname.lastname@example.org include: Cry justice. He works with children at no. It’s going to be fun.” everything to help out.”
What do Twilight; Harry Potter, • The Grapes of Wrath, which Reason: Profanity, racial the Jerry Rabiner Memorial Boys In his free time, Picczko Having lived in Eagle Grove
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; was temporarily banned in many slurs and racism Ranch, where he keeps the kids enjoys writing. “Whatever catches his entire life, Morris says that it
The Diary of Anne Frank; cities around the U.S., including
13. The Giver on schedule. While challenging, my interest, I just sit down in front can be a little strange working with
Frankenstein; The Grapes of Wrath; California. In the region of the state
Reason: Inappropriate Aldritch says “Overall, it’s a pretty of a piece of paper and write it all the police here. “It’s obviously a
Green Eggs and Ham; Are You where it was partially set, it was rewarding job.” down,” Picczko said. different perspective,” Morris said.
There, God? It’s Me, Margaret; Little banned for its allegedly unflattering themes and disrespect to elderly Aldritch says he wants to Picczko says that the Eagle “I mean, I was a kid once. I liked
Black Sambo; and The Bible all have portrayal of area residents. 14. Breaking Dawn, Eclipse, become a police officer because Grove Police Department “are to run the streets. And now I’m on
in common? They are all books that • The Bible was censored in New Moon, Twilight it’s similar to the military life. pretty cool and funny guys. You the other end, and it’s different.
have, at one time or another, in some dozens of countries, both historically
Reason: Inappropriate themes Aldritch liked the military, but can’t go wrong with them.” Hopefully I make a positive
country, been banned or challenged and in the current era. Currently, the
and offensive language has conflicted feelings about it. “I impact.”
from being made available to the Bible is banned or greatly restricted love the experience I learned from armando lindstrom Morris married Lynn in April
public for reading. in an number of countries, including 15. The Witches the military. I like the lifestyle, Armando Lindstrom is an of 2010. He has two children from
Last week, the Eagle Grove North Korea and Eritrea. Reason: Violence, witchcraft the structure, the organization, the Eagle Grove native. He graduated a previous marriage: Jordan, age 8,
Memorial Library joined in on the • Alice’s’ Adventures in 16. A Wrinkle In Time people,” said Aldritch. “I just don’t from EGHS in 2012, and is now and Jackson, age 5. His wife has
celebration of the 30th Anniversary Wonderland used to be banned in
Reason: Witchcraft and anti- really like having to… wait for that working at Fareway. He’s currently a child from a previous marriage,
of Banned Book Week, which brings China in 1931 for its portrayal of
religious undertones phone call that says I have to leave in his first semester in the criminal 7-year-old Damon, who Morris is
national attention to the effects animals acting on the same level as home again.” justice program at Iowa Central adopting.
of censorship, and to the ongoing human beings. 17. Goosebumps “I want to utilize what I Community College. “I started In his free time, Morris enjoys
attempts to limit access to certain The Eagle Grove Memorial Reason: Violence, inappro- learned from the military and apply just a couple of months ago,” said playing basketball. You might see
books. Library is not promoting the reading priate themes, too scary for age it to something that’s the next best Lindstrom. “So him at Hewitt Park, or playing in the
Renee Evja, children’s librarian, of books that are currently banned.
group thing,” said Aldritch. “I just like far I’m liking it.” “Old Man League” on Wednesdays
has been at the Eagle Grove Memorial Rather, they have a selection of helping people out. That’s why I’m Lindstrom in the middle school gym. “Other
Library for 20 years. She said there books that have been considered working down at Rabiner’s. That’s says that his plan than that, I just like to hang out and
have been some people locally who by some to be inappropriate for a Source: www.buzzfeed.com why I’m in the National Guard. is to be a police play with the kids,” Morris said.
have expressed “concern” over the variety of reasons. There has not That’s why I want to be a cop.” officer in Eagle “The kids are big into sports, so we
content of some books, but they have been a banned book in the U.S. since Aldritch says he’s happy to be Grove for five or just kind of hang out and play in
never been formally challenged with 1963. That book was Funny Hill. It for the reader’s age, they will suggest back in Eagle Grove and working six years, before the backyard.”
censorship. is important to remember that what something that they feel is more
Most people will likely be you read is an individual choice. suited to their maturity.
shocked when they realize some Make sure you also know what your Be sure to stop by the library and
of the books that have been either children are reading. If they go to check out the books on the “banned”
banned or formally challenged at the library to check out a book, the list for yourself. You just might be
some point, either in the U.S. or staff cannot deny them the book. surprised at some of the classics you
another country. That is why the Evja stresses, however, that if a staff will find there.
Eagle Grove Memorial Library staff member feels a book is inappropriate
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EaglE grovE EaglE LocaL News 15 Thursday, October 11, 2012
Eagle Grove Area School District
expects another change in its
A Century Farm with a
standardized tests by 2015
by clae goater
The Eagle Grove Area School
Switching to the Smarter
Balanced tests would require a
technological upgrade at Eagle
century-worth of memories
by Kim demory If there was one word she would
District sent Scott Jeske, Carrie Grove High School. “We currently email@example.com use to describe him, it was “honest.”
Christopher, and Jim McLaughlin have no computers for our students Century Farms have been Oscar was a “forward-looking”
to Webster City on Monday, Oct. that meet the requirements for the recognized in Iowa since 1976. farmer who was involved with
8, to learn about the new Smarter test-taking,” said Toliver. “That will Thousands of farmland owners raising Iowa Certified seed corn.
Balanced standardized tests. The be a roadblock for many schools have been recognized since then, “Frank and I detasseled seed
school board expects that the Smarter throughout the state.” However, and amongst the newest is Renwick corn,” Rita Mae recalled. “After the
Balanced tests will replace the Iowa Toliver says that the Eagle Grove landowner Rita Mae (Engstrom) helpers finished detasseling for the
Assessment tests by 2014-2015. Area School District should be able to Rossman. day, Frank and I were expected to
Like NWEA MAP testing, Smarter meet these requirements by the time The Rossman family farm was go back and hunt for any tassels that
Balanced tests are completely the tests are implemented. “Every honored this past August during the were missed.”
computerized. year we update certain computers, Iowa State Fair. It is an honor she Missed tassels, in those days
Superintendent Jess Toliver said, within three years, we will meet that is proud to accept on behalf of her as part of the Iowa Certified seed
“Right now the plan is to switch to timeframe.” family. program, meant lost money for
the Smarter Balanced tests by 2015,” Toliver said that he was not Rita Mae’s grandfather, John the family. This was well before
but that has not been set in stone. worried that these computerized Engstrom, moved to the United States hybrid seed corn made its way into
According to Toliver, the school tests would handicap children who from Swedan in the late 1800s. His agriculture.
district will spend the next three were not technologically proficient. wife, Matilda, and their 12 children The Depression Years
years preparing students for the new “With the exposure our kids have, followed later. One more child was They were “tough,” but the
test. “Anytime you switch a test, you they are more comfortable with later born in the U.S., bringing their Engstrom’s were able to hold on to
see what’s on the test, and you start technology than they are with pen total to 13 children. the family farm, making due in their
teaching that,” Toliver said. and paper,” Toliver said. While living in Grinnell, Iowa, daily life however possible.
“(The Smarter Balanced The Smarter Balanced tests John’s employer encouraged him to “Frank and I took piano lessons,”
tests) do a lot more with problem would replace NWEA MAP testing move to the Renwick area and begin Rita Mae said. “Mother took eggs, Rita Mae (Engstrom) Rossman (front, right) is proud to be a
solving,” said Toliver. “(There are) and ACT assessment testing, farming. It only made good sense cream, and chickens (to the teacher) Century Farm owner. Pictured with her (left) is her sister-in-law
fewer questions, but more in-depth which are currently in wide use. since he had so many young sons to help pay for our lessons.” Shirley (Engh) Engstrom, Bonita (Engstrom) Harle (back, left),
questions, which is good.” The Superintendant Jess Toliver indicated to help out. That’s exactly what he Tough times meant there wasn’t and Betty (Engstrom) Hughes (back, right). Photo by Kim Demory
Smarter Balanced tests, like the that there would be “political” issues did. The Engstrom family moved, a lot of money left over, which left
NWEA tests, are adaptive. Problems that arise from the change, because settling just one mile north of what Frank and Rita Mae searching
get harder with every correct answer, NWEA and ACT both want to retain would one day become an Iowa for “town money.” They usually with a degree in Home Economics. Renwick. Annette passed away in
and easier with every incorrect their dominance. Century Farm. checked the couch cushions, hoping She worked in Chicago and then 1972.
answer. In 1911, Oscar Engstrom, son of to find loose nickels and pennies to came back to teach Home Economics The Rossmans never left
John and Matilda, bought 120 acres buy a treat with when they went into and Art in Renwick. Rita Mae’s childhood home. She
just one mile away from his boyhood town. Rita Mae married Refine remained a teacher in Renwick for
home. He began dating Annette “We couldn’t find any,” Rita Rossman on December 2, 1945. 27 years before going into social
MacFarland. He wanted to marry Mae said. When Refine got out of the service work until her retirement. Refine
Eagle Grove Weather her, but Annette, who was a school When the children grew in 1946, he and Rita Mae moved in continued to farm the land her father
Date High Low Precip. teacher in Webster City, did not want Frank became a farmer, just like with Oscar and Annette, living in bought back in 1911 until he became
to leave her sick mother who was his dad. He married Shirley Engh the upstairs of the house. Instead ill in 2009. Refine passed away on
Oct. 1 70 46 .00 battling cancer. Oscar waited. The in 1942. They had three children; of looking for a job with his degree October 8, 2011.
Oct. 2 64 41 .00 two were married in 1918 and made Bonita (Engstrom) Harle, Betty in mechanical engineering from Rita Mae continues to call the
their home on the Renwick acreage. (Engstrom) Hughes, and Michael Iowa State University, Refine began farmhouse home and is proud to still
Oct. 3 76 39 .00 In 1919, Oscar built a new home Engstrom (passed in 2002). Frank helping Oscar farm and he never have the farm being worked by her
Oct. 4 53 46 .00 on that farm, and there they raised farmed near his father’s land until looked back. great-nephew, Brian Harle.
two children; a son, Franklin (born Frank’s death in 1992. Shirley When Oscar passed away in “The 120 acres provided us
Oct. 5 48 29 .00 1919), and a daughter, Rita Mae remained on their farm until 2003, 1959, Refine continued farming with a satisfactory, secure life,” Rita
Oct. 6 40 24 .00 (born 1924). when she moved to Kanawha. the land and Rita Mae’s mother Mae said. “We are all grateful for
“My father was a hard worker,” Rita Mae graduated from Iowa continued to live at home for one our heritage.”
Oct. 7 54 20 .00 Rita Mae said. State University in the early 1940s more year, until she moved to
Total Precip. for Week: .00
Veterans’ Tower receives donation
Our Foundation for the Future recently presented a check for $250 to the Eagle Grove Veterans’ Thurs., Fri., and Sat.
Oct. 10 - 12
Tower fund. “We would like to think it’s going to be a point of interest,” Tower Committee Chairman
Daryl Watts said. The project mission is to convert the elevator located to the east of Fareway into
a painted tribute to our town and our veterans. Pictured from left: Our Foundation for the Future
committee members Gwen Amonson, Kurt Knudsen, Linda Peterson, Daryl Watts (tower project
rep.), Don Deuel (tower project rep.), Joel Warland, Beth Linn, Jenny Letts, Rachel Cahalan, Mike
Boyd, and Ray Choquette. Photo by Kim Demory
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Jennifer’s Produce Tidbits
Wow, here it is already October. I
can’t believe that fall is here already
example, did you know that potatoes
are the fourth most important crop
Wildcats overcome Eagles in
and Halloween is just around the
corner. The leaves are beautiful this
time of year. My husband and I took
besides, wheat, corn, and rice? Or
that the potato is actually related to
the tomato and tobacco plants? Or
a motorcycle ride to Boone Ledges that the average American consumes
State Park last weekend and stopped about 126 pounds of potatoes in a By Jon Hapgood
at Brush Creek on the way home. year’s time? In 1998, 47.5 billion firstname.lastname@example.org
Nature’s paintbrush has painted a potatoes were produced in the United Humboldt use a strong defense
spectacular canvas this year! States! to throttle the Eagle Grove girls
This week I thought that I would Did you also know that potatoes volleyball team, as the Wildcats won
talk a little about potatoes. Potatoes and lettuce are the two vegetables in three sets (games) by the scores of
were believed to be cultivated as most popular in the United States? 25-15, 25-8, and 25-16 last week.
early as 3000 B.C. by the Inca Here’s an interesting bit of fun The North Central Conference
Indians in Peru. The Incas used information for you, Mr. Potato Head cream, folks.) match was played at Eagle Grove on
potatoes for many things, not just was the first toy to be advertised on Next time you’re shopping in Thursday, October 4.
for eating. They would carry them the TV. And that was in 1952. (Just your favorite produce department As the scores would indicate,
because they thought that prevented FYI!) (where we are ALWAYS BEST Humboldt pretty much controlled
rheumatism, they would rub potato Potatoes are packed with AT FRESH!), check out the many the match from start to finish. The
slices on broken bones to help heal many vitamins and minerals, for varieties of potatoes we have for Wildcats are a very strong team.
them, and they even would measure example—vitamin C, potassium, you, including russets, baking, sweet As a team, Eagle Grove had
time by how long it took to grow a iron, magnesium, niacin, and dietary potatoes, golden, red, and many trouble posting any numbers of any
potato. fiber. An average size potato has more. consequence in the match.
Some interesting facts that I about 153 calories, (that’s before Have a super fantastic week, and Riley Quintus did lead the Eagles
found out about potatoes were, for you start adding the butter and sour until next time, good-bye! with six kills and two digs. Riley
was six for eight serving, with two
Josie Robertson had six assists.
Josie was seven of eight serving. Teamwork
Rachel Meyer had six digs. Rachel Tori Axtell gets low for the bump as her teammate Rachel Meyer
was a perfect seven for seven serving. (20) is on her toes and ready to move if the ball comes her way.
Tori Axtell had four digs and an Photo by Kim Demory
Lexie Miller had a kill and four
digs. Beth Mork had a kill and three
digs. Mork was a perfect six for six
Alanna Hill had a kill. Esme
Figueroa had an assist.
Megan Crail had two digs.
Sam Kruckenberg had two digs.
Kruckenberg was three for four
serving, with an ace serve.
Eagle Grove is now 7-21 overall for
the season, and 0-7 in North Central
The Eagles faced Iowa Falls-Alden
at Iowa Falls in a conference match
on Tuesday, October 9.
On Thursday, October 11, Eagle
Grove will host Bishop Garrigan in a
conference match, starting at 6 p.m.
It is the final regular season match
of the year.
Eagle Grove will face Belmond-
Klemme in the first round of the
Class 2A Girls Regional Volleyball
Tournament at Eagle Grove on
Wednesday, October 17, starting at
The winner will advance to face The block
West Fork in the second round or Megan Crail (9) and Beth Mork (14) go up for an attempted block
quarterfinal match at Sheffield, on
Dakota City rolls over Cedar Rapids Tuesday, October 23, starting at 7
against the Humboldt Wildcats on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Photo by Kim Demory
On September 22, 2012, the Dakota City Demolition Crew went against the Cedar Rapids Roller
Girls at the RAM Center in Rolfe. The home bout was titled “Autumn Slaughter.” The score was
DC/DC 170 to CRRG 83. Pictured above are El SuperBeasto (Eric Schade-coach/bout coordinator),
Pale Burnhardt (Lauren Walter-captain), MizzChiff (Domino Brundage), Iron Hyde (Charity Thilges),
McNothing (Jenny Randleman), HAVOC (Jessica Schade-co captain), Livid Red GRRL (Heather
Kimbrough-vice president), Banzai Buffy (Steph Tobey-sec/treas). Others on the team, but not
pictured are: PoundHer-Down (Katie Taukei-president), Megnificent (Megan Wuebker), WiZard
(Wayne Householder-ref), Acute Pain (Ashley Schade), Affeninja (Allison Holcombe), Excav8er
overpowers Eagle Grove
(Haley Householder), and Little Red Rolling Hood (Cait Kimbrough). DC/DC takes on Cedar Valley By Jon Hapgood Aplington-Parkersburg is ranked Hamilton in the final District game
Derby Divas-PushUp Brawlers in Waterloo on Saturday, Oct. 20. The next home bout will be email@example.com No. 5 in the latest Class 1A of the season on Friday, October
November 3. More info can be found on Facebook or dcdemolitioncrew.weebly.com. Aplington-Parkersburg raced statewide poll, and the Falcons 12, at Eagle Grove, starting at 7
Photo courtesy of Kevin Tobey Studios by the Eagle Grove football team displayed that kind of football p.m.
by the score of 62-13 in a District to completely overwhelm Eagle On Friday, October 19, Eagle
game last Friday night. Grove in the game. Grove will face St. Edmond in a
The Class 1A, District 3 game
The ultimate Over 50 was played at Parkersburg on a
very chilly night for high school
Full game statistics will be
published in next week’s edition of
non-district game at Fort Dodge,
starting at 7 p.m.
It will be the final regular game of
combination for football on October 5. Eagle Grove will host South the season for Eagle Grove.
year-round comfort. Golf EAGLE GROVE at EG Elementary Gym 6:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity Football vs.
The Over 50 Golf Tour Group SPORTS EVENTS 7:30 p.m. Varsity Volleyball Belmond-Klemme HS
“A” was hosted by Oakridge THURS., OCT. 11: vs. Bishop-Garrigan HS at EG THURS., OCT. 18:
Recreation of Goldfield, on 6 p.m. Freshman Football at Elementary Gym District Varsity Cross Country
Mon., Oct. 1, with 30 members Garner-Hayfield HS FRI., OCT. 12: FRI., OCT. 19:
participating. 6 p.m. Freshman/Jr. Varsity 7 p.m. Varsity Football vs. South 7 p.m. Varsity Football at St.
The event winners were: Volleyball vs. Bishop-Garrigan HS Hamilton HS Edmond HS
Closest to the Pin 1st Shot, Hole MON., OCT. 15:
#8: Harvey Larson of Swea City,
score 51. CLARION-GOLDFIELD-DOWS 7 p.m. Varsity Football at East Sac 6 p.m. 9th/10th-Grade Football vs.
Closest to the Pin 2nd Shot, Hole SPORTS EVENTS County Hampton-Dumont
#3: Dean Reichter of Goldfield, THURS., OCT. 11: MON., OCT. 15: FRI., OCT. 19:
score 42. 6 p.m. 9th-Grade/Jr. Varsity/Varsity 6 p.m. Jr. Varsity Football vs. Lake 7 p.m. Varsity Football vs.
Longest Putt, Hole #9: Dave Volleyball at St. Edmond Mills Hampton-Dumont
Schultz of Humboldt, score 54. FRI., OCT. 12: THURS., OCT. 18:
1st Flight: Jerry Helmers,
Algona, score 39.
2nd Flight: Frank Brand,
Woolstock, score 45.
Call today for a free estimate! 3rd Flight: Jim Weiss, Clarion,
The Over 50 Golf Tour Group
Knutzon Inc. “B” was hosted by West Bend Golf
and Country Club, on Mon., Oct.
1, with 36 members participating.
The event winners were:
Closest to the Pin 1st Shot, Hole
211 W. Broadway #4: Bob Meyer, score 42.
Closest to the Pin 2nd Shot,
Hole #1: Dennis Wilson of West
Bend, score 46.
Longest Putt, Hole #9: Dean
Schlapia of Algona, score 52.
1st Flight: Rich Feaster, Algona,
2nd Flight: Leroy Walker,
Emmetsburg, score 45.
3rd Flight: Jim Brown, The Golden Stars Drill Team took to the field for a Homecoming pep rally performance on
Havelock, score 49. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Makali Mickelson, Taylor Jensen, Tori Tomke, Mallory Hammitt, and Hannah
4th Flight: Bill Clegg, Algona, Hanson were all smiles as they showed off their hard work and talents. Photo by Kim Demory
EaglE grovE EaglE SportS Thursday, October 11, 2012 17
2012 Dick Bell invitational
Nate Cleveland Carter Asche Noah Stephas Tiffany Christensen Hailey Adams Alaina Helmke
Max Buonomo Logan Toillion Colton Pickering Sam Helmke Sami Simons Hannah Hanson
Photos by Mitch Jones Photos by Mitch Jones
Eagle Grove boys finish fourth at Tiffany Christensen leads Eagles
home meet with 86 points to fifth place finish at home meet
By Jon Hapgood in 20:50. Brett Maier had a time of
firstname.lastname@example.org 21:32. Casey Jergens had a time of 2012 EAGLE GrovE
Good things happened for the 21:44, and Andrew Ramsey had a diCk BELL iNviTATioNAL
Eagle Grove boys cross country time of 21:45. CLASS B BoyS TEAM rESuLTS
team last week, as the Eagles ran Matt Garrison had a time of 1. North Iowa 47
in the Dick Bell Invitational at the 22:24, Damian Huffaker had a time 2. BIshop-GarrIGaN 69
Eagle Grove Country Club. of 23:14, and Eric Fransen had a time 3. south hamIltoN 76
The meet was held on Tuesday, of 23:52. 4. EAGLE GrovE 86
October 2. Taylor Cahalan had a time of 5. west Fork 88
As a team, Eagle Grove placed 24:38, and Preston Jacobson had a 6. emmestsBurG 187
fourth in the Class B Division with a time of 28:38.
7. masoN CIty NewmaN 192
8. BelmoNd-klemme 201
team total of 86 points. Eagle Grove Head Coach Aaron
North Iowa won with a low team Schmidt remarked, “As a whole, the
total of 47 points. Bishop Garrigan Dick Bell Invite has been the best the North Central Conference Meet
was second with 69 points, and meet we have run so far as a team. at the River Road Golf Course in
South Hamilton was third with 76 The guys know the course better Algona, on Tuesday, October 9.
team points. than anyone we ran against there. It The Eagles will take part in
Nate Cleveland led Eagle Grove is a tough course, but our team still the State Qualifying Cross Country
by placing 10th in a time of 18 ran some excellent times.” Meet, which will be run near
minutes 27 seconds. Carter Asche Coach Schmidt added, “This Marshalltown Community College
was 11th with a time of 18:41. was a great meet for us to show the on Thursday, October 18, starting at
Noah Stephas was 18th in a time community how the boys’ hard work 3:30 p.m.
of 19:11, and Max Buonomo was is paying off. We have the NCC NOTES: At the South Hardin
Invite on Saturday, September 29, The start of the Class B girls varsity race. Photo by Mitch Jones
22nd with a time of 19:38. meet on October 9th, which holds
Logan Toillion was 26th in a great competition, and based on how Eagle Grove finished in 9th place By Jon Hapgood placed 31st with a time of 19:07.
time of 19:52, and Colton Pickering we ran at Dick Bell, everyone can out of ten teams, with a team total email@example.com 2012 EAGLE GrovE
Sam Simons placed 32nd in a
had a time of 20:12. Jacob Wesselink expect great things at the NCC and of 217 points. Busy times continued for the diCk BELL iNviTATioNAL
time of 19:08 to complete the team
had a time of 20:30. further on at Districts.” Some additional JV times at the Eagle Grove girls’ cross country CLASS B GirLS TEAM rESuLTS
score for the Eagles.
The Eagle Grove JV team On Thursday, October 4, meet were Brett Maier in 22 minutes team, as the Eagles hosted the Dick Hannah Hanson had a time of
participated also. The placings Eagle Grove took part in the South 31 seconds, Andrew Ramsey 22:58, Bell Invitational last Tuesday.
1. south hamIltoN 58
20:34 for 44th place.
were not available, but the times are Hamilton Invitational at the Jewell Taylor Cahalan 25:43, and Preston The meet was run at the Eagle
2. BIshop-GarrIGaN 71
In the girls JV race, Brooke 3. masoN CIty NewmaN 94
there. Golf and Country Club. Jacobson in 27:05. Grove Golf and Country Club on Allen, Emily White, and Stephanie 4. emmestsBurG 95
Louis Shriver led the Eagles Eagle Grove participated in Tuesday, October 2, in absolutely Martin finished in that order for the 5. EAGLE GrovE 98
perfect weather for running. Eagles. No complete times were 6. North Iowa 105
Tiffany Christensen of Eagle available.
7. BelmoNd-klemme 226
Grove continued her outstanding On Thursday, October 4,
running this fall, as she won her Eagle Grove took part in the South
ninth straight race of the season. Hamilton Invitational, which was October 9.
Tiffany finished first in a time run at the Jewell Golf and Country On Thursday, October 18, Eagle
of 15 minutes 28 seconds. Hailey Club. Grove will participate in the Class
Adams finished 12th with a time of The Eagles competed in the 1A State Qualifying Cross Country
17:49. North Central Conference Meet, Meet, which will be run near
Alaina Helmke placed 22nd in which was run at the River Road Marshalltown Community College,
a time of 18:31, and Sam Helmke Golf Course in Algona, on Tuesday, starting at 3:30 p.m.
Several Eagle Grove runners ran together in the junior varsity boys race at the 2012 dick Bell Brooke Allen (left) and Stephanie Martin (right) cross the finish line in the junior varsity girls race
invitational held at the Eagle Grove Golf Course last Tuesday evening. Photo by Mitch Jones at the 2012 dick Bell invitational last Tuesday evening. Photo by Mitch Jones
18 Thursday, October 11, 2012 EaglE grovE EaglE