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                                  EAGLE                  Your local news media source                                                                             
       Volume 128                             •     Issue Number 41                                       •      Cost $1.25                             •       Thursday, October 11, 2012

   School board
     approves                               Jerry Becker receives WHAT’S
 goals for the year
          BY CLAE GOATER
                                            National Coaches Award                                                                                                                                                   Fire Safety Week                                            BY JOHN HAPGOOD                                                                                                                             Page 2
     Each year, the superintendant                          
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
                 situation. “Finances
                 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Page 11
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

Wright County
                                            Umthuns to renovate old Umthun                                                                                                                                           Book Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Begins Saturday, Oct. 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lake Cornelia
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                                  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-               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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                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                     goes towards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                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            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
                                                                                  nursing home, group home, shut-ins,
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                                                                                       7) Planting flowers at/near parks
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and constructed for about the same
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                                         anxiously awaiting the completion
                                         of this project, looking forward to
                                                                                  and schools.
                                                                                       8)        Donating        holiday
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began writing grants, speaking to
organizations, and raising money
                                         purchasing seed and tools to get
                                         things growing.
                                                                                  arrangements to area businesses and
                                                                                                                                Try us out ...                         Appreciation Drawing.
however she could.                            While students with disabilities         The possibilities are nearly           we can do color!!!                       Drawing last weekday of each month.
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                                         zone while operating a 2011 Ford          DARE surcharge, $125 law enforce-         was filed. Case against Rodriguez
                                                                                                                                                                                Eagle Grove Police Department
                                                                                                                                                                                           Weekly Log
   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
                                                                                                                                                                       Wright County
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
                                                                                   lice Department.
                                                                                      State of Iowa v. Leonardo Zac-
                                                                                                                                                                       election fraud
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
                                                                                  in concert
                                                                                    The apostles saw Jesus walking
                                                                                                                      Charity Fund
                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                             Cancer Research,
                                                                                                                                                                                          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
1962 purchases
                                              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                                                    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
                                                                                                                             Comm. College
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 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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                                                                                                                                         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                                         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
                                                                                                                                          DELIVER MEALS-ON-WHEELS
                                                                                                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           EAGLE GROVE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ph: 515-448-4668
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     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:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Thor                    SUNDAY:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 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
                                                                           Ph: 448-5414
                                                                      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                                                                                  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
                                                                 THURSDAY:                                                                                Holmes                                        LCMC
           GOD CHURCH
                                                                 8 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle
                                                                                                                                          9:30 a.m. Revelation Bible Study at
                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran Congregations in Mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                      for Christ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you would
          322 S. Commercial
       Church Phone: 448-5219
                                                                 9 a.m. Mission Sewing at Sacred Heart,
                                                                 Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                                          Samuel Lutheran
                                                                                                                                          SUNDAY:                                       SUNDAY:
                                                                                                                                                                                                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
SUNDAY:                                                          SATURDAY:                                                                MONDAY:
9:30 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages                             5 p.m. Mass at St. Francis Xavier,                                       All items due for November Newsletter                                                      events listed,
10:30 a.m. Church Service                                        Belmond                                                                  TUESDAY:                                        EAGLE GROVE EVANGELICAL
5 p.m. Home Bible Studies - Contact
Church if interested
                                                                 8 p.m. Mass in Spanish at St. John,
                                                                                                                                          Items for Oct. 21 Bulletin due
                                                                                                                                                                                               LUTHERAN CHURCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                          at Careage
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eagle Grove, Iowa
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pastor Jason Cooper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     please email
                                                                 10:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle                                   5:45 p.m. Confirmation at Samuel                       Phone: 515-448-3697
            CROSSROADS                                           Grove                                                                    Lutheran                                                      the
        Christian Youth Center                                   6:30 p.m. Cards at Sacred Heart, Eagle                                   6:30 p.m. Ladies’ Bible Study at Nancy        THURSDAY:
    Corner of Chestnut and Main,
                                                                                                                                          7:30 p.m. Revelation Bible Study at
                                                                                                                                                                                        9 a.m. Sew and Do Days
                                                                                                                                                                                        10 a.m. EGAMA at Rotary Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    information to:
             515-825-3383                                        7 p.m. Adult Catechesis (Catholic                                        Holmes Lutheran                               Living South
FRIDAY & SATURDAY:                                               Tradition) at St. John, Clarion                                                                                        1:15 p.m. Rotary Senior Living
7 - 9 p.m. 8th-Grade and Under                                   TUESDAY:                                                                                                               Communion - North
7 – Midnight - 9-12th Grade and                                  9:30 a.m. Rosary at South Rotary                                                                                       2 p.m. Rotary Senior Living
College                                                          Senior Living, Eagle Grove                                                                                             Communion - South                           448-4745 • 314 W. Broadway

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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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                                                                                                                         parents, John and Grace Gaffey;
                                                                                                                         three brothers, Billy Gaffey,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gunderson Funeral Home &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cremation Services of Fort Dodge

                               of Eagle Grove                                     8-1/2x11, 8-1/2x14 & 11x17
                                                                                 500 Count Sheet Reams OR
                                                                                                                         Lieutenant Greg Gaffey, and James       Joan Kathleen Krog                                was in charge of arrangements.

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8      Thursday, October 11, 2012                                                                                       Public Notice/busiNess News                                                                                                                            EaglE grovE EaglE

             PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                         PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                                City Council Minutes                                                          Wells Fargo
      NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF                        EAGLE GROVE REGULAR COUNCIL                                      Spencer Steel, sheet metal, tubing........209.31
                                                                        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
                                                      Axtell, Johnson, Vandewater, and Lorenzen
                                                      present. Also present: City Administrator Boyd,
                                                      City Attorney Eisentrager, and Police Chief
                                                                                                                            Town & Country Ins., Airport liability
                                                                                                                               insurance ........................................1,775.00
                                                                                                                            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:

                                                                                                                                                                                              charge of
    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
                                                                                                                            Fund Totals:
                                                                                                                                                                                              their credit
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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo submitted
                                                                                                                                                                                              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/
                                                         Araceli ...............................................130.00
                                                      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

                                                      AGP to expand Amino
   The Station engages in the re-broadcasting                                                                                                                                                                                            including Home, Auto, Business, Group & Individual Health, Life,
of Station KRSD, St. Joseph, MO. and 91.9                                                                                                                                                     single minimum credit “cutoff score”       Senior Products, Farm and Crop Insurance. They have grown
                                                                                                                                                                                              used by all lenders, and lenders use
   Individuals who wish to advise the FCC                                                                                                                                                                                                to be one of the largest independent insurance agencies in
                                                                                                                                                                                              many additional factors to determine
of facts relating to our renewal of license
application and to whether this Station has
operated in the public interest should file
                                                      Plus® production                                                                                                                        a customer’s actual interest rates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Across the nation, according to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         north central Iowa, with over forty-five insurance professionals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         providing coverage and expertise from locations in Webster City,
comments and petitions with the Commission              The Board of Directors of Ag                                       soybean processing plant in Dawson,
by January 1, 2013.
                                                      Processing Inc., a cooperative (AGP),                                Minn. AminoPlus (www.aminoplus.                                    2012 Experian data, the average            Eagle Grove, Clarion, Story City, Fort Dodge, and soon Humboldt.
   Further information concerning the FCC’s
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                                                      has approved a multimillion dollar
                                                                                                                                                                                              non-mortgage debt load is $24,890.
broadcast license renewal process may be
                                                      capital project for construction of an                               pass product which is patented,

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                                          Wk.41       AminoPlus production facility at its                                 produced and marketed by AGP to                                    manage their credit score should
                                                                                                                           the dairy industry. The project is                                 consider these tips:
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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
                                                                                                                                butter, please.)
                                                                                                                                                                              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)’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, 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
will go into effect January 1, 2013.          Two other important changes are        towards a few better options at the             Plan, plan, plan! Don’t go to the     dodgers to pay their fair share.        the meltdown on Wall Street and
   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-
Program (SHIIP). says, “We’re              continue to close. In 2013 you will                                                                                             if everyone has their full paycheck     Beyond that trillion dollar bailout,
                                                                                     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
Plans can change their coverage and        is closed.                                                                                                                         For more information:
                                                                                     tuna and eggs are all great sources        Then freeze it. This is a great option        Roy T Newsom                         has more money than the bottom 40
costs from year to year, so comparing         If you have questions about            of protein on the cheap. A serving         for meat. Frozen veggies are great,                                                percent of Americans.
plans during the open enrollment is        Medicare Part D or Medicare               of canned tuna provides 36 grams of        too, and very healthy.                                   Eight million families have lost
critical.                                  Advantage plans contact SHIIP, a          protein for $1.06 (all prices quoted in         Ever think of canning at home?           1007 Hidden Cove Trail               their homes. We have lost 150,000
   The “Annual Notice of Change”,          free, confidential service of the state                                                                                            Granbury, TX 76049                   factories to China, Mexico and
                                                                                     this article are an average). Eggs offer   Truly, it is a great way to take
sent out by plans to explain               of Iowa. You can call 1-800-351-                                                                                                                                        beyond. Is it incomprehensible
                                                                                     6 grams of protein for 17¢. Dry black      produce in season and save it for                                                  to think citizens might need
formulary (drugs covered), benefits        4664 (TTY1-800-735-2942), go to           beans, lentils, even canned (rinsed/       tasty meals over the winter. Never
and cost changes for 2013 is      or e-mail                                                                                                                                      unemployment, food stamps, welfare
                                                                                     drained) beans are really light on the     canned before? There are resources                                                 or retraining?
due in mailboxes September 30.                          wallet. How about a meatless chili
                                                                                     one evening?
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                                                                                                                                Preservation. Then, make it into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   history. Truth in advertising is an
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                   How to contact your Elected Officials
 Eagle Grove City Council                Iowa Legislators                            Senator Tom Harkin
 Mayor Darrell Determann (2014)          Senate: Robert Bacon (R)                    731 Hart Senate Office Bldg
 603-6614                                District 5                                  Washington, DC 20510
 Sandra McGrath                          Includes Hamilton, Story, Webster and       Phone: 202-224-3254
 (Ward 1 - Dec. 31, 2015)                Wright Counties                             Fax: 202-224-9369
 Kendall Johnson                                                                     Congressman Tom Latham
 (Ward 2 - Dec. 31, 2015)                House: Stewart Iverson, Jr. (R)             1426 Central Avenue Suite #A,
 293-9036                                District 9                                  Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
 Dennis Vandewater                       Includes Franklin, Hamilton, Webster        Phone: 515-573-2738
 (Ward 3 - Dec. 31, 2015)                and Wright Counties                         Fax: 515-576-7141
 Wally Lorenzen
 (Ward 4 - Dec. 31, 2014)                Senator Chuck Grassley                      Congressman
 448-4529                                Des Moines                                  Leonard Boswell
 Tony Axtell                             721 Federal Building                        300 East Locust, Suite 320,
  (At Large - Dec. 31, 2015)             210 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA           Des Moines,IA 50309
 448-4402                                50309                                       Phone: 515-282-1909
 Josh Schild                             (515) 288-1145                              Fax: 515-282-1785
 (At Large - Dec. 31, 2014)              Fax: (515) 288-5097                         Toll Free Phone: 888-432-1984
                                         cfm                                         Congressman Steve King                                                                                                                              41-44

                                                                                     1131 Longworth Office Bldg,
                                                                                     Washington, DC 20515
                                                                                     Phone: 202-225-4426
                                                                                     Fax: 202-225-3193
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    
                                                                        trying new things and discovering              p. 515.532.3453
                                                                        new adventures. A favorite for many            f. 515.532.3415
                                                                        of the Wright Warriors included      
                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                               Group Outings

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                            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             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
                                        as club leaders, youth mentors,
                                        fair superintendents or fair board                                                 Free Elder Law Seminar for
                                                                                                                           older Iowans and their caregivers
                                                                                                                              The Iowa Department on Aging            Fort Dodge – Public Library, 424        productive, and enjoyable place to
                                                                                                                           and Iowa Legal Aid’s Legal Hotline       Central Ave, East entrance.               live and work.
                                                                                                                           for Older Iowans are presenting a free     To register for the seminar, or for        About the Legal Hotline for
                                                                                                                           Elder Law Seminar on Thurs., Nov.        more information, call the Legal          Older Iowans:
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                                                                                                                           Iowans and their caregivers with         992-8161, or e-mail landerson@            Iowans provides free legal advice and
                                                                                                                           valuable information to protect their                              other legal services to Iowans who
                                                                                                                           rights and limited resources. Pre-         About the Iowa Department on            are 60 or older. The Legal Hotline
                                                                                                                           registration by Oct. 22 is requested     Aging:                                    also conducts free educational
                                                                                                                           to ensure that everybody receives          The mission of the Iowa                 presentations to organizations and
                                                                                                                           the written seminar materials.           Department on Aging is to provide         community groups about legal issues
                                                                                                                              The seminar will teach people         advocacy,      educational,      and      of interest to older Iowans. The
                                                                                                                           about avoiding financial exploitation     prevention services to older Iowans       Legal Hotline is a special project of
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                                                                                                                           nursing homes, health care directives,
                                                                                                                           financial powers of attorney,
                                                                                                                           guardianships,      conservatorships,
More than 150 kids, grades seven through 12, showed up to enjoy the 5th Quarter events at United                           Medicaid eligibility for nursing
Methodist Church after the Homecoming game held Friday, Sept. 28. Photo provided                                           home expenses, and programs to
                                                                                                                           help pay Medicare premiums and
Record-breaking 5th Quarter                                                                                                other health care costs.
                                                                                                                              The seminar is funded in part
                                                                                                                                                                            30% Off all fabric in-stock
                                                                                                                                                                                            Prices good until October 13.
        BY KIM DEMORY                   the program which offered them           food, they donate their time to help      with grants from Prairie Meadows
     No, they haven’t added an extra
                                        free food, games, and a safe place to
                                        gather with friends. Over the years,
                                                                                 serve the food, chaperone the kids,
                                                                                 or set up. If they are unable to do
                                                                                                                           Racetrack and Casino and the Iowa
                                                                                                                           Lawyer Trust Account Commission.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mrs. T’s
15 minutes to the football game,        this gathering place has become          that, many of them donate money.          The seminar will begin at 12:30                                Mercantile & Tea Room
but United Methodist Church in          more and more popular with seventh            “The volunteers enjoy (the 5th       p.m. and end at 3:45 p.m. It                             100 Arthur St. • Vincent, Iowa • 515.356.2230
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.
     The kids responded well to         drink for free. If they can’t provide

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 HELP WANTED HELP WANTED                                                                                                                                     RyeRson Realty, llC.
                                                                                                                                                                      EAGLE GrovE HomEs
                                                                                                                                                                   new PRiCe!
                    Part-time Driver WanteD
 Ag Processing inc – Eagle Grove has an opening for a part-time hopper-
truck driver to help cover the time off days taken through the year by our
 other two drivers. Our drivers haul beans and bulk soy meal to and from
  local elevators and feed mills. No nights or weekends. The small work
schedule is limited - usually 1 to 5 days randomly occurring through the
year. Applicants must meet all Federal Motor Carrier requirements, have
  good driving record, and at least two years of recent experience. Inter-                                                                                           115 N. CADWELL                             600 s. CADWELL
                                                                                                                                                              2-3 BR w/fin. attic, oak built-ins &       3 bedroom, has fireplace, & sun
 ested drivers may pick up an application at the Eagle Grove plant or call
                                                                                                                                                               ww, att. htd gar. Laundry on the          porch all in very private location.
  Ray @ 800-247-6372. Great opportunity for a Farmer with a CDL or a                                                                                                         main.
           retired driver that can meet AGP insurance standards.       40, 41
                                                                                                                                                             601 sE 1sT sT - 5 BR home has
                                                                                                                                                             3 baths, beautiful oak ww & floors,
                                                                                                                                                             3-car garage & new wood privacy

                                                                                                                                                             819 W. BroADWAY - 4 BR,
                                                                                                                                                             Craftsman style, eat-in kit, oak floors,
                                                                                                                                                             fireplace, 2 car.

                                                                                                                                                             912 sW 1sT - 1700’ ranch w/2 BR’s
                                                                                                                                                             & 2 baths, large living room.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  203 s. LINCoLN
                                                                                                                                                             119 N. ForT - 3 BR, new furn. & air,       4 BR, 1-1/2 bath Vintage charmer, w/
                                                                                                                                                             oak Kit, fin. bsmnt family room.           new custom kit & baths. Orig features:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          oak floors, pocket doors, fireplace,
                                                                                                                                                             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.
                                                                                Weekly Settlements . 70% drop and                                                   722 W BroADWAY
                                                                                hook. Tractor 2002 or newer re-                                                  3 BR 2 bath, oak kit, old oak
                                                                                                                                                                                                        215 N GArFIELD - 3 BR bungalow,
                                                                                quired. Sign on bonus good thru                                                   woodwork. Many updates,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        w/new kti, Lg deck, det 2 car.
                                                                                                                                                                          det 2 car.
                                                                                Nov 15 Blue Cross Health Insurance
                                                                                Available. Oberg Freight Company,                                                                                       414 s. LuCAs - 2 BR w/recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                        updates, det. gargage,
                                                                                Fort Dodge, IA. 888-739-5220 ext.                                    TF          new listing!
                                                                                2, 515-355-3592 ext. 2             41                                                                                   504 N. LINCoLN - 2-3 bedroom w/
                                                                                                                                                                                                        late roof. $19,900.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                        mokA CAFE           BusINEss           &

                                                                                                                         for rENT
                                                                                                                                                                        1402 sW 2ND
                                                                                                                                                               1972 Split Level w/ large eat in         HWY  17   NorTH   -  8700
                                                                                                                                                             kitchen w/3 season porch on great

     attention all Contractors
                                                                                                                           rotary Senior Living                    street. Listed at 34,900
                                                                                                                                                                                                        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
                             Humboldt, IA 50548                                                                                                                   515-448-3079                             Deb vance Cell: 515-689-3715
                           Phone: (515) 332-4093
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GaraGe SaleS                                                                                                                                            aCre

       Garage Sale                           Rummage Sale
     1015 W. Broadway
                                              United Church of Christ
     Wednesday, Oct. 10
                                                  1115 SW 2nd St.                                          1220 s. BraDen                        2859 Davis ave - 9 acres M/L adj. Boone River,                        618 s. jaCKson
       Thursday, Oct. 11
                                                   Friday, Oct. 12                                   2.45 A m/l, 4-5 BR, 2 sheds, htd shop,   3-4 BR, spacious kitchen and dining, 2 frplc, bsmnt rec-rm,     3 BR ranch, 3 season room, eat-in kitchen,
        Friday, Oct. 12
                                                  7:30 - 11:30 a.m.                                    New septic, super acreage layout!           4-season rm, walk-out to lg deck & pool! See it!             fireplace, full bsmt, att gar, garden shed
      6 - 8 p.m. each day
                                              Bars & Coffee Available
  Name-brand jeans, Christmas,                                                                        istin      gs!                                                                                                                es!
                                              Something for everyone!                                                                                                                                                    pDat
        and much misc.                                                                          new l
                                                                                                                                                  land FOR SalE!                                                   new u

       Garage Sale                               Garage Sale                                                                                      640 acres-Buena Vista Co., all level cropland, $10,000/A
    216 S. Fort, Eagle Grove                     41 Spruce Drive                                                                                  460 acres-Humboldt Co., Near Renwick, $7,500/A
          Friday, Oct. 12                         Friday, Oct. 12                                           1002 n. arthur                        248 acres - Hamilton Co., Excellent bldgs & grain
             3 - 7 p.m.                           8 a.m. - 1 p.m.                                Spacious 4 BR offers recent windows, maint-        storage, located south of Woolsock.                            investor - great rental
         Saturday, Oct. 12                      Saturday, Oct. 13                                 free vinyl ext., tree-shaded corner lot! $30s
                                                                                                                                                  193 acres M/L, Wright Co., Eagle Grove Twp, 131                  golDfielD-216 e Chestnut
           9 a.m. - Noon                          8 a.m. - Noon                                                                                     acres crop, nice home and machine shed, 2013                       Spacious 2 BR, recent windows,
 6’ aluminum step ladder, paint             Longaberger baskets, purses,                                                                                                                                           siding, shingles, oak kit. & more! $20s!
                                             much misc., baked goods.                                                                               poss. available. $7450/A. Call for more details.
supplies, fans, numerous storage                                                                                                                                                                                    For showings Call
  totes, shop vac, cash register,                                                                                                                     don Knudsen - 515-689-4270                                   Kurt Knudsen Today!
     sewing and craft items,
            no clothing.                                                                                            201 King                                                                                          515-293-2000

                                         for rent
                                                                                                 3 BR, over 1500 sqft, big master suite&bath,
                                                                                                  LR features vaulted ceiling&fireplace, new       KnuDsen realty                                                       Shop on our website

         Bake Sale                                                                                   oak kit, bsmnt rec room, corner lot!               201 s. Commercial, eagle grove - 448-3717              
                                        FOR RENT: 1 BR apt. w/ ap-
   Samuel Lutheran Church
      201 N. Lincoln Ave.               pliances included. Call 851-0602
          Eagle Grove
                                                                                             for Sale                                       Used Furniture
        Thursday, Oct. 25
          8:30 - 11 a.m.
                                         News Tip?                                           GE washer/dryer, 4 years old, $100;
                                                                                             two turntables (Onkyo and Stran-
                                                                                                                                          Quality Consignments
 Potato cakes, Kringla, a good
selection of Norwegian goodies.
Join us for coffee & enjoy treats
                                            Call Kim or Clae                                 ton), Pioneer reel-to-reel tape deck,
                                                                                             make offer; Craftsman 1-” table
     from our coffee table.                   at 448-4745                                    saw with extra dado blades, $60;
                                                                                             Troybuilt power washer, 2300 psi,
                                                                                             $30; Bear heavy duty shelving stor-         Furniture
                                                                                             age units, $20; Shop Smith ban saw,
                                                                                             $20; winegard 18” portable satellite        $Bargain Beddings$

             SerVICeS                                                                        antenna, $20; three various pieces of
                                                                                             metal closet organizer, two rocker
                                                                                             recliners, make offer; black 4’ high
                                                                                                                                         Twin sets
                                                                                                                                         from $168
                                                                                                                                         Full sets
                                                                                             CD/DVD storage rack, wood, $10. 2           from $248
                                                                                             hanging shop lights, $5 each; 2- 23”        Queen sets
 Used Appliances                           deYoung                                           four-hole sinks, $5 each; Hansa fau-        from $299
 Fully Guaranteed                        MInI STORaGE                                        cet set, white, $20. Cash and carry.        All priced U-Haul
  Knutzon’s Inc.                                                                             641-562-2919 41                             with delivery available
  211 W. Broadway                         Eagle Grove                                                                                    Christ Furniture
    Eagle Grove
        448-4425              TF
                                                1-800-225-0481                                 thankS                                    Recliners
                                                                                                                                         from $289
                                                                                              Thank you to all who showed our            selection at
                                                                                               family support through caring             $399 La-Z-Boy®
                                                                                             words and thoughtful deeds in the           Christ Furniture
                                                                                             sudden passing of Paul Ohlerking.
      USEd                                                                                       He will be dearly missed.
                                                                                                         Jo Ohlerking                    50% OFF
   aPPlIanCES                                                                                           Terry Ohlerking                  Window blinds,
   (FUllY GUaRanTEEd)                                                                               Pat & Cindy Ohlerking
                                                                                        TF                                               verticals,
   URnESS HaRdwaRE                                                                                  Karen & Brad Sargent                 pleated shades
    appliances & Rental                 Looking for a fun                                           Laura & Gary Thomas                  Christ Furniture
                                         Birthday Card?                out our                   Fred Ohlerking & Tom Lyden
   532-2885 • CLARION                                                NEW Cards-                                                    41    448-3413
                                        What happened                Year of Birth
                                                                      by Leanin’ Tree
                                         the year you were born?
                                            We’ve got 1920’s - 1980’s
                                                                           515-448-4745                                                  TF
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                                                                           Eagle Grove, IA     Pressure Washer
                                                                                                       • Most All Brands

   Eagle Grove Chiropractic Center                                                                    • Hot or Cold Units
                                                                                                    • Large Parts Inventory

                                                                                                                                                                                  Large selection
     318 W. Broadway, Eagle Grove • 448-3387                                                        New • Used • Rentals

          Dr. Burmeister • Dr. Brosamle
                                                                                                  103 W. Hwy. 3, Goldfield, IA
                                                                                                    It’s always worth the drive!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                 K                                 s
   The family of Floyd Smith would like to thank Dr. Dvorak and staff of

Humboldt Care Center North and to Trinity Hospice for the wonderful care
you gave our father. Words cannot express how much we appreciated your
 services. Thank you to Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home and Theo Boman                                                                                                                                            "The Idea Store"
       who assisted, Pastor Sara and Pastor Christina for your visits,
   and to all who participated in the funeral service. A special thank you                                                                                                            211 W. Broadway • 448-4425 • Eagle Grove, IA
to the Humboldt American Legion for the graveside Military rights. Thank
you to our family and friends for gifts of food, memorials, flowers, prayers,
                              and kind words.
                       —Diane (Mike) Kraft & family
                              — Donna Smith
                        — Sheri (Bill) Nielsen & son
                  — Scott Smith, Taricia English & family


                                                                                                                                                                                        Pictured from left: Matt Jergens, Rod Olson, Kyle Braun,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Jeff Friesleben, Jason Marsh and Kendall Johnson

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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                      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

these books
                                                                                                                     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
                                                                                                                                                                in     Afghanistan
                                                                                                                                                                                                         opportunity to be a police officer in
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the community where he grew up.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “My wife is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  jail administrator
    Banned Book
                                                          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                           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:                   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 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             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
                                                                                                                                    three matches
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                                                  
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
                                                                                                                                    ace serves.
                                                                                                                                     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
                                                                                                                                    Conference play.
                                                                                                                                     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
                                                                                                                                    7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                     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                                                No. 5 in the latest Class 1A           of the season on Friday, October
November 3. More info can be found on Facebook or                                                       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
                                                                                                                                                                             the Eagle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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:
                                                                                     Flight Winners:
                                                                                     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,
                                                                                   score 48.
                                                                                     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,

                    Eagle Grove
                                                                                   Hole #1: Dennis Wilson of West
                                                                                   Bend, score 46.
                                                                                     Longest Putt, Hole #9: Dean
                                                                                   Schlapia of Algona, score 52.
                                                                                     Flight Winners:
                                                                                     1st Flight: Rich Feaster, Algona,
                                                                                   score 40.
                                                                                     2nd Flight: Leroy Walker,
                                                                                   Emmetsburg, score 45.
                                                                                                                                    Golden smiles
                                                                                     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
                                                                                   score 51.
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                           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         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                                                            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
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