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   Thursday, February 3, 2011
   Volume 87 – Number 5
                                                         The Grundy Register               Serving Grundy County since 1928
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                                   Briefs                                             Simon Estes to perform                                                                                                      Live Healthy
 Grundy Center Senior Center

                                                                                         in Grundy Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  initiative well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  on way to 10
 seeks volunteers                                                                                                                                                                                                 percent goal
     Are you looking for a fulfilling volunteer position? Would you like to
 help the older individuals within your community? Hawkeye Valley Area                                                                                                                                                    By JOHN JENSEN
 Agency on Aging has two volunteer positions available at the Grundy                                                                                                                                                      The Grundy Register
 Center Senior Center.
                                                                                                       By JOHN JENSEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GRUNDY COUNTY — Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Healthy Iowa’s Grundy County
                                                                                                      The Grundy Register
     A clerical volunteer is needed to help answer the phone, track meal               GRUNDY CENTER — Internationally known opera
 reservations and cancellation, and conduct general office duties such as           singer and Iowa native Simon Estes will perform in                                                                             group appears well on its way to
 faxing and copying. The volunteer clerical position hours are Monday              Grundy County later this year as part of the Roots and                                                                         its 10 percent goal.
 through Friday from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.                                            Wings residency program.                                                                                                           As of Jan. 27, the Grundy Coun-
     A meal host or hostess is also needed to coordinate the home delivered            The Centerville native and professor at both Iowa                                                                          ty Wellness Coalition reported that
 meals, organize home delivered meal volunteers, and assist with the meal          State University and Wartburg College will meet with                                                                           1,176 individuals were participat-
 site at the Senior Center. The hours for the meal host volunteer are Mon-         students and guests from Grundy Center, Dike-New                                                                               ing in the 100-Day Wellness Chal-
 day through Friday from 10:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m.                             Hartford, Gladbrook-Reinbeck and BCLUW high                                                                                    lenge, which began Jan. 20 and
     If you are interested in volunteering for either of these positions, please   schools Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25. A                                                                             runs through April 29. The Coun-
 contact Kim Ricketts at 319-824-3843.                                             public concert is set for March 24 at Grundy Center                                                                            ty’s official population is 12,369,
                                                                                   High School, while student assemblies with Estes are                                                                           giving it a participation rate of 9.5
                                                                                   planned for March 25 at both Grundy Center and Dike-                                                                           percent.
 Whitetail antler scoring event                                                    New Hartford High Schools.                                                                                                         “We’re real excited about the
                                                                                       Roots and Wings celebrates Estes’ connection to                                                                            numbers coming in for Grundy
 planned at Heritage Museum                                                        Iowa as a native son, provides college scholarships                                                                            County,” Live Healthy Iowa out-
    MORRISON — The Grundy County Conservation Board is sponsor-                    for Iowa high school students and offers performance                                                                           reach coordinator John Stevens
 ing a deer antler scoring day at the Grundy County Heritage Museum in             experience to aspiring young artists through the Simon                                                                         said. “And those are preliminary
 Morrison on Saturday, Feb. 19. From 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. there will be           Estes Iowa Educational Foundation. The tour has hopes                                                                          numbers that are going to go up.
 scorers for the Boone & Crocket, Pope & Young, and Iowa Record Books              of reaching each of Iowa’s 99 counties, having                                                                                     With registrations still trickling
 measuring antlers taken during this past Iowa bow and shotgun seasons as          already performed in 10 Iowa communities                                                                                       in it would appear the 10 percent
 well as prior years. There will be space provided for display of racks and        including Parkersburg, Iowa Falls and                                                                                          goal might be reached,” Stevens
 mounts during the day’s event.                                                    Ames. Spring stops are planned                                                                                                 said. “Time will tell, but it is very
    Please watch next week’s paper for details or feel free to call the Grun-      in Oskaloosa, Oelwein and West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  possible that Grundy County will be
 dy County Conservation Board office at (319)345-2688 for more informa-             Liberty among other locations.
                                                                                       Estes’ Thursday concert in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the state leader once Live Healthy
 tion.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Iowa Headquarters (Ames) makes
                                                                                   Grundy Center will be a public
                                                                                   performance.          Previously                                                                                               final tabulations.”
                                                                                   his concerts have included                                                                                                         Three hundred fifty-six of the
 Local blood drive planned                                                         approximately 10 numbers                                                                                                       participants are adults divided
    GRUNDY CENTER — A community blood drive is planned Thurs-                      performed by Estes as                                                                                                          among 53 teams while 820 school-
 day, Feb. 17 in Grundy Center.                                                    well as selections by local                                                                                                    age children are divided among 47
    The event is scheduled from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Grundy Center            choirs, and artists who he is                                                                                                  teams.
 Community Center, 705 F Avenue.                                                   currently mentoring. The final                                                                                                      Stevens said more populous
    For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 800-287-             performance of the night will                                                                                                  counties like Polk, Johnson, Linn
 4903.                                                                             combine all of the concert’s                                                                                                   and Dubuque will still likely have
                                                                                   performers in a rendition                                                                                                      higher raw numbers of participants,
                                                                                   of “Battle Hymn of the                                                                                                         but Grundy County may have the
 2Coats plans Night of Prayer                                                      Republic.” The local choir                                                                                                     highest percentage of participants,
                                                                                   will include students from                                                                                                     which was the Wellness Coalition’s
   GRUNDY CENTER — 2Coats is hosting a Night of Prayer Saturday,                   all four Grundy County high
 Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Insurance Building in Grundy Center.                                                                                                                                         goal. He said Dubuque County
                                                                                   schools.                                                                                                                       leads the larger counties with a 2
 Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m.                                                    Estes will briefly meet                                                                                                     percent participation rate while
                                                                                   concert-goers following                                                                                                        Johnson County comes in at slight-
What’s inside                                   Contact us                         the event. A private
                                                                                   reception will also be held
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ly more than 1 percent and the oth-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  er large counties have less than a 1
                                                 The Grundy Register               later in the evening for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  percent participation ratio.
  Church..............................7              P.O. Box 245                  event sponsors.
  Classifieds......................12           Grundy Center, IA 50638
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “We feel like we’re doing a re-
  Ivester.................................5                                                                                                                                                                       ally good job in Grundy County,”
                                                Phone: (319) 824-6958
                                                                                   See ESTES page 2                                                                                                               See LIVE HEALTHY page 2
  Legals............................8-9
  Obituaries.........................3            Fax: (319) 824-6288
                                              Web: TheGrundyRegister.com
  Opinion.............................4
                                                                                   Finance 101
                                                                                   More to school budgeting than paying the bills
  Public Record...................9
                                                  E-mail advertising to:
  Social Events.....................5           registerads@gcmuni.net
  Sports..........................10-11              E-mail news to:
  Theater.............................5            editor@gcmuni.net
  Weather............................2
                                                                                            By JOHN JENSEN                     also being force to lay off two teach-
                                               Deadline: Monday, 10 a.m.                    The Grundy Register                ers.
                                                                                       First of a three-part series exam-         “That’s where Dillon’s Rule cre-
                                                                                   ining school, county and city budget-       ates challenges for us because we do
                                                                                                                                                                           ‘In the state of Iowa, Code is critical, be-
 Kick off American Heart Month                                                     ing practices and challenges.               have money, but there are only cer-       cause it has to say that’s an approved expense
                                                                                       GRUNDY CENTER — Have                    tain things that a certain pot can be
         by wearing red                                                            you ever asked the question why the         used on,” Murra said.                     or money, or it’s illegal for us to spend money
                                                                                   local school district builds a building        Dillon’s Rule differs from state
   February is American Heart Month. Appropriately kicked off on National          or purchases a bus while laying off a       and local governments in Iowa,            on that.’
Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association and its Go Red For Women              teacher? Or why it can spend money          which work under the less restrictive
movement urge everyone to support the fight against heart disease in women          on a special education teacher while        Home Rule, which simply says that
by wearing red on Feb. 4.                                                          a math teacher loses their job?             money can be spent in any area un-                                                                   — Cass Murra
   The object of American Heart Month is to increase public knowledge of               The answers are determined by a         less prohibited by law.                                       Grundy Center School District Superintendent
various cardiovascular diseases, for the purposes of research fund-raising         complex formula of taxes, state and
and the prevention of heart disease by encouraging heart-healthy habits.           federal appropriations and different        General Fund versus PPEL
                                                                                   funds that tell districts what they can          School funding is directly tied to   ing.                                        “But with salaries and benefits
Consider these statistics from the American Heart Association:                     spend where.                                the number of students in a school            “That’s probably the other biggest   needing 80 percent of our expenses,
    • One in three American adults has one or more types of cardiovascular         Dillon’s Rule                               district. Districts receive $5,883 per    misconception of the community is        we try not to because we have PPEL
diseases (CVD). More than half of those directly affected with heart disease           Cass Murra, superintendent at the       pupil in state and federal aid that       where the money is generated from,”      that allows us to reserve (general
are under the age of 60.                                                           Grundy Center Community School              pays about two-thirds of the costs to     Murra said.                              fund) money for smaller student
    • In 2008 alone, an estimated 770,000 people suffered from a new coro-         District, said schools in Iowa are          run the school. That money goes into          PPEL, the Physical Plant and         items and salaries,” Murra said.
nary attack. 780,000 suffered from a new or recurrent stroke.                      governed by a principle called Dil-         the school district’s general fund,       Equipment Levy, is another story al-        PPEL funds come exclusively
    • CVD claims more lives than the next four most common causes of death         lon’s Rule, which governs how it can        and can be used for any expense.          together. Unlike general fund dollars    from property taxes. One portion
combined.                                                                          spend its money.                            Typically about 80 percent of gen-        which, with the exception of special     — 33 cents per $1,000 valuation —
    • Coronary heart disease is the No. 1 single killer of women over age 25,          “In the state of Iowa, code is criti-   eral fund money is spent on salaries      education and Title I funds, can be      comes from funds approved by the
but only 21 percent of women view it as a health threat.                           cal, because it has to say that’s an ap-    and benefits, with the remaining 20        spent anywhere, PPEL dollars are         School Board. The remainder — up
    • CVD kills over 460,000 women a year, about one per minute. On aver-          proved expense or money, or it’s il-        percent used for other expenses.          highly restrictive.                      to $1.34 per $1,000 valuation — is
age, an American dies of CVD every 35 seconds.                                     legal for us to spend money on that,”            “Our general fund is like our ba-        “Basically you can purchase          approved by voters every 10 years.
    • The estimated cost of CVD in 2008 was $448.8 billion.                        she said.                                   sic checking account and about 95         bricks and mortars (with PPEL),”         Grundy Center’s current voter-ap-
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the single most significant risk fac-          Which is why teacher salaries           percent of our expenses have to be        Murra said.                              proved levy expires in 2012 and will
tor for heart disease. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can injure or kill you.    must be paid from funds designated          taken from the general fund,” Murra           PPEL funds can also be used for      be brought back to voters this year.
It’s sometimes called “the silent killer” because it has no symptoms. One in       for them as opposed to funds desig-         said. “That includes salaries, utili-     school busses, computers and simi-          Another funding source that can
three adults has high blood pressure, yet, about 21 percent don’t even know        nated for other purposes.                   ties, books, pencils, paper, copiers      lar items. The threshold is that items   be used for any item that PPEL
they have it. Of those with high blood pressure, 69 percent are receiving              “That’s the biggest challenge,          ...”                                      purchased must be physical and           would cover is a 1-cent sales tax, the
treatment, yet, only 45 percent have their blood pressure controlled.              especially in times when money                   About 80 percent of money used       with a price tag of more than $500.      so-called Statewide Penny. Until a
Know Your Numbers                                                                  seems to be tight,” Murra said. “We         for the general fund comes from           Among many other items, the laptop       few years ago, counties passed this
    Being aware of your numbers can help you and your doctor know your             have some good creative solutions           state aid, with most of the remainder     computers that high school students      tax individually and districts in the
risks when it comes to heart disease and other health problems. While there        to things, however we can’t shift the       coming from property taxes. A small       are using this year came from PPEL       counties received funds generated
is no cure, high blood pressure is manageable. Even if your blood pressure         money.”                                     portion of general fund dollars come      funds.                                   only in their individual county. The
is normal (less than 120 mm Hg systolic AND less than 80 mm Hg diastolic)              Which is why the Grundy Center          from the federal government and are           Items purchased with PPEL funds      state changed the law to make things
and your goal is prevention only, lifestyle modifications may provide a pre-        District was able to replace the roof       designated for specific programs like      could also have been purchased from
scription for healthy living.                                                      at the upper elementary school while        special education and Title I read-       the general fund.                        See SCHOOL FUNDING page 2
2      Thursday, February 3, 2011
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                        Daily high and low temperature readings and
                                                                                    SCHOOL
                        precipitation amounts at the National Weather               from page 1

  w                     Service Station in Grundy Center for the 24-hour
                        period ending at 8 a.m. on the following dates:
                                                                                    more equitable between school dis-

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                                                                                    tricts in urban and rural areas.
                                                                                        “We get more money than we did

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                                                                                    when it was county only,” District
                         High           Low            Precip          Snow         Business Manager Mary Boege said.
          January 26        21            5             0.00            0.00
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                                                                                    “Now it all goes into one pot and
          January 27        21            7             0.00            0.00        is divided equally based on student
          January 28        32           20             0.00            0.00
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                                                                                    numbers.”
          January 29        32           21             0.00            0.00

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          January 30        30           12             0.00            T           Other funds
          January 31        30           12             0.00            0.00             Several smaller funds are dedi-

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          February 01       23           12             0.00            2.30        cated to specific areas of school ex-
          January Accumulation                          0.54            7.60        penses. Money for the Activity Fund
          February Accumulation                         0.00            2.30        comes from that generated by activi-
                                                                                    ties such as gate receipts and fund-
ESTES                                                                               raising. It is used to cover activity
From page 1                                                                         expenses such as uniforms and trips.
                                                                                    The Management Fund comes from
                                                                                    property taxes and is used for early
   Student assemblies are planned for the morning of March 25 at Grundy
Center and the afternoon at D-NH. BCLUW High School students will attend            retirement, liability and property in-
the Grundy Center event while Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School students               surence and unemployment.
will be part of the event in Dike. Estes will present a motivational speech             The hot lunch fund comes from
about his upbringing in Iowa, his life in a prejudiced America and his recent       sale of lunch tickets as well as fed-
success. He will also answer questions from students.                               eral reimbursement for free and re-
   Estes studied at The University of Iowa before attending Juiliard School of      duced lunches and pays both salaries
Music in New York City. He made his professional debut with the Deutsche            and food costs.
Oper Berlin in 1965 and has performed with the Metropolitan Opera (New                  The debt service fund comes
York City) and Boston Pops. He has performed for Presidents Lyndon B.               from property taxes and pays on
Johnson and George H.W. Bush and is the only singer to have performed at            bonds that the school has taken out.
both the 25th and 50th anniversaries of the United Nations.                         Grundy Center’s debt service for
   Barb Smith, chair of the Grundy County Board of Supervisors, is chairing         construction of its elementary school
the committee that is organizing the event. Others on the committee include         runs out in 2012, and some of that
Grundy Center Community School District Superintendent Cass Murra,                  money could come back to taxpay-
Grundy County Auditor Mary Schmidt and Kelly Riskedahl, who serves                  ers as property tax relief.
as both the Grundy County Development Alliance Director and the Grundy                  Murra warned, however, that the
Center Chamber of Commerce Director. The event will also serve as Grundy            School Board may choose to use
County’s annual County Government Day.                                              some of the debt service funds gener-
   The residency program cost $15,000 to bring to the area. At least $10,000        ated by taxpayers to help rebuild its     Powerful winter storm
                                                                                    cash reserve, which fell significantly
                                                                                                                              strikes Grundy County
of that cost is being supported by grants, including $5,000 each from the
                                                                                    with last year’s 10 percent across the
Sara Lee Yoder Charitable Trust and the Grundy Center Community School
                                                                                    board state budget cut.
District Foundation. Sponsorships will be sought to help offset the remainder           “If we could lessen (the tax bur-     The season’s third major winter
of the cost. The Simon Estes Iowa Educational Foundation will return                den) a little bit that would be ideal     storm took aim at Grundy County
$7,500 of the residency cost to the county in the form of scholarships to local     — and that would be what we would         and points south and east early in
students. Students need not be planning to study music to be eligible for           like to do,” Murra said. “I just don’t    the week, bringing snow, intense
scholarship awards.                                                                 know if they’ll see all of that because   winds and dangerous wind chills.
   Tickets for the event will go on sale at a later date. Ticket prices have been   of the cash reserve, we might need a      Grundy Center received 2.3 inch-
set low enough that a family of four could attend for as little as $30.             little bit of that at this point.”        es of snow Monday, with an ad-
   Grundy Register editor John Jensen can be reached at 319-824-6958 or                 Grundy Register editor John Jen-      ditional 2- to 4-inches forecast for
editor@gcmuni.net                                                                   sen can be reached at 319-824-6958        Tuesday afternoon and evening.
                                                                                    or editor@gcmuni.net                      Grundy Center, Dike-New Hart-
                                                                                                                              ford and Gladbrook-Reinbeck

                                      The Grundy Register                           LIVE HEALTHY
                                                                                                                              schoolchildren saw their first snow
                                                                                                                              day of the season while students

                                       CLASSIFIEDS                                  from page 1
                                                                                    Stevens said.
                                                                                                                              at AGWSR missed just their sec-
                                                                                                                              ond day as winds were expected
                                                                                                                              to bring dangerous conditions to
                                        Only $6.60 an inch or
                                                                                       Though the 100-day Challenge
                                                                                                                              the area. Grundy, Black Hawk
                                                                                                                              and Marshall Counties saw a bliz-
                                                                                    is already underway, Stevens said
                                        $6 minimum for line or                      there is no sign-up deadline. There       zard warning Tuesday afternoon
                                            thank you ads                           is also a 12-week program that            while Butler and Hardin Counties
                                                                                    starts Feb. 20.                           were under a winter storm warn-
                                            (319) 824-6958                             Grundy Register editor John            ing. Above, a snow thrower creates
                                         register@gcmuni.net                        Jensen can be reached at 319-824-         near whiteout conditions in front
                                                                                    6958 or editor@gcmuni.net                 of Garden Gate Flowers and Gifts
                                                                                                                              Tuesday morning. Right, a snow
                                                                                                                              blower clears the sidewalk along G
                                                                                                                              Street. (John Jensen/The Grundy
                                                                                                                              Register photos)




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                                                                                                  Grundy Center Library Notes
                         Obituaries
Rose Marie Jaquis
  Rose Marie Jaquis, 80, of Wellman died January 24, 2011, at the Parkview
Manor in Wellman following a lengthy illness.                                            NEW ITEMS IN THE                Home, Stephanie Kallos; The Ju-               FAMILIES AND BOOKS                       books for the months for January,
  Funeral services were January 28 at the Marion Avenue Baptist Church in                      LIBRARY                   das Gate, Jack Higgins; Simply               FAB - “Families and Books” is             February, and March. The Friends
Washington. Interment took place at the Grundy Center Cemetery in Grundy             New Adult Fiction — In Too          Sara, Hillary Manton Lodge; The           in full swing again this year. We            of the Library will buy the families
Center.                                                                           Deep, Jayne Anne Krentz; The           Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets               have 8 families reading chapter              a chapter book of their choice at the
                                                                                  Outlaws, W.E. B., Griffin; Give         Rolling, Neta Jackson;     More                                                        end of the program.
                                                                                  Me Your Heart, Joyce Carol Oates;      than Words, Judith Miller; Dam-
Kenneth Kahl
   Kenneth Kahl, 86, of Grundy Center died January 31, 2011, at the Grundy
                                                                                  Indefensible, Pamela Callow; The
                                                                                  Book Club, Mary Alice Monroe;
                                                                                                                         age, John Lescroart; The Lake of
                                                                                                                         Dreams, Kim Edwards; and Home-
                                                                                                                                                                      Grundy Family YMCA Notes
County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. Services are pending at Engel-
                                                                                  To Have and To Kill, Mary Jane         town Ties, Melody Carlson.                   For more information on these programs, including costs, contact the
kes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center.
                                                                                  Clark; Montana Sky, Nora Rob-             DVD/VHS — Legend of the                Grundy Family YMCA.
                                                                                  erts; Legend, The Scent of Jas-        Guardians, The A-Team, and De-            Parent’s Night Out
                                                                                  mine, Jude Deveraux; Outlaw, Fire      spicable Me.                                 Parents, need a little time to
                                                                                  and Rain; Winter Fire, Where the          CD — Theodore Boone, Kid               yourselves without the kids? Drop
Jared Havel                                                                       Heart Is, Elizabeth Lowell; The        Lawyer, John Grisham; and Double          your kids off at Parent’s Nights Out
    Jared Havel, 21, passed away on January 22, 2011, at Iowa Methodist
                                                                                  Wild Baron, The Aristocrat, The        Tap, Steve Martini.                       while enjoying an evening out. Feel
Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services were January 25 at Lutheran
                                                                                  Offer, Catherine Coulter; First,                                                 good knowing your kids are hav-
Church of Hope in West Des Moines. Memorial
                                                                                  Best, and Only, A Time to Love,                    TAX FORMS                     ing as much fun as you are in a safe
contributions may be directed to the Waukee Dol-
                                                                                  Twelve Across, Barbara Delinsky;          Tax season is once again loom-         environment!
lars for Scholars.
                                                                                  Love Letters, Lisa Jackson; The        ing on the horizon. We have or-              Who: Grades K—5
    Jared was born November 10, 1989, in Colo-
                                                                                  Four Seasons, Mary Alice Monroe;       dered the forms, as in the past, and         Where: Grundy Center Elemen-
rado Springs, Colo. He was a student at the Uni-
                                                                                  Family Affair, Debbie Macomber;        will put them out as they arrive at       tary
versity of Northern Iowa. Jared was a member of
                                                                                  Home Free, Fern Michaels; Sinner,      the library. Please know that the            When: The second Saturday of every month (beginning Feb. 12).
Lutheran Church of Hope and was an avid Iowa
                                                                                  Saint, Ted Dekker; Damage, John        IRS is not printing all the forms as         Time: 5 to 9 p.m.
Hawkeye and sports fan and enjoyed spending
                                                                                  Lescroart; Getting Lucky, Head         they have in the past, and we may            Registration Deadline: Thursday prior to each event.
time with his friends.
                                                                                  Over Heels, Hot & Bothered, Com-       not receive some of the forms you            Games, arts/crafts, gym time, dinner, and a movie are all apart of the fun
    Jared is survived by his parents, Scott and Ju-
                                                                                  ing Undone, Susan Andersen; The        want. You are, however, able to           at Parent’s Night Out!!
lie Havel of Urbandale; brother, Jacob Havel of
                                                                                  Search, Suzanne Woods Fisher;          go to IRS.gov and print the forms            For more information, please call 319-825-6210
Urbandale; sister, Jessica Havel of Urbandale;
                                                                                  True Colors, True Vision, Joyce        needed. Also, the availability of
grandparents, Jack and Sandie Stumberg and Kenneth and Marlene Havel
                                                                                  Lamb; Sharpshooter in Petticoats,      Iowa tax forms is questionable.                                     Upcoming YMCA Events
all of Grundy Center; great-grandparents; Dwayne and Doris Hansberger of
                                                                                  Mary Connealy; Fatal Judgment,         The State of Iowa is encouraging          Ski Trip
Grundy Center; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
                                                                                  Irene Hannon; A Wedding Quilt for      Iowans to file electronically if you         What: Skiing and Zipfy Sledding
                                                                                  Ella, Jerry S. Eicher; Simple De-      do not use a tax preparer. We will          When: Monday, Feb. 21
Solveig Gregory                                                                   ceit, Nancy Mehl; A Secret Identity,
                                                                                  A Rose Revealed, Gayle Roper;
                                                                                                                         answer any questions you have, if           Where: Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines (Bus leaves Grundy
                                                                                                                                                                   Center at 8 a.m., returns at 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                         possible.
   Solveig Gregory, 69, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, January 31, 2011,            Courting Miss Amsel, Kim Vogel                                                     Who: Open to students in fifth through 12th grades.
                                                                                                                            LIBRARY INFORMATION
at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home. She was born July 5, 1941 in Ring-              Sawyer; Strategic Moves, Stuart                                                    Sign up forms available at the YMCA
                                                                                                                            On Jan. 28-31, the library moved
sted, Iowa, the daughter of Rev. Harold and                                       Woods; Angel Hair, Michael Phil-       the Destiny Checkout program
Ardis (Nielsen) Petersen. Solveig married Larry                                   lips; The Perk, Mark Gimemez; Out                                                3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
                                                                                                                         from a server, here in the library,
Gregory on June 23, 1963 in Askov, Minnesota.                                     Live Your Life, Max Lucado; The                                                     When: Saturday, March 12 beginning at 8 a.m.
                                                                                                                         to an off-site host. This means that
Solveig graduated from Askov, Minnesota High                                      Crossing, Gilbert Morris; Lucky                                                     Where: Grundy Center High School
                                                                                                                         the library will no longer have a
School, graduated from Grand View College                                         Streak, Lucky Break, Love Me If                                                     Who: Male and Female Divisions for grades 5-6, 7-8, 9-12; and Ages
                                                                                                                         server for Destiny. Destiny Follett
in Des Moines, and graduated from Iowa State                                      You Dare, Kiss Me If You Can,                                                    19-39, 40-59 and 60-and-over
                                                                                                                         will take care of the updates and
Teachers College (UNI) with a BA in English and                                   Carly Phillips; Lakespur Cove,                                                      What: 15 minute games, or first team to 12 points
                                                                                                                         technology issues. The ability to
a minor in Music. She was an organist and Di-                                     Lisa Wingate; Promises to Keep,                                                     Contact Carrie Klosterman cklosterman@spartanpride.net or pick up a
                                                                                                                         move off-site was made possible
rector of Music at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in                                   Ann Tatlock; The Amish Midwife,                                                  registration form at the YMCA
                                                                                                                         by a grant from the Sara Lee Yo-
Cedar Falls for over thirty years and taught piano                                Mindy Starns Clark; The Lake of        der Foundation. We also received
for fifty years. Solveig was an English teacher                                    Dreams, Kim Edwards; Secrets to                                                  Active Kids
                                                                                                                         money to replace two of the card
with the Cedar Falls School System and taught                                     the Grave, Tami Hoag; What the                                                      New Winter Session II Program
                                                                                                                         catalog computers for patron usage.
at Morton West High School in Berwyn, Illinois.                                   Night Knows, Dean Koontz; The                                                       Who: For Children age 3 (potty-trained) through fifth grade.
                                                                                                                         It will not look any different to you
She was a member for many years of P.E.O. Chapter FV, T.T.T. Chapter EM,          Judas Gate, Jack Higgins; Deadly                                                    What: Exposing kids to a variety of movement and skill patterns such
                                                                                                                         or work any differently. We have
Grand View University Board of Trustees, and the Iowa Music Teachers As-          Heat, Cynthia Eden; A Decadent                                                   as jumping, running, catching, throwing, hitting, etc. Instructors will lead
                                                                                                                         all new computers in the library
sociation. Solveig was also a member of The American Guild of Organists,          Way to Die, G.A. McKevett; No                                                    a variety of exciting activities that will allow youth to gain experience
                                                                                                                         with very nice screens. The com-
The Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, Women of the ELCA, Sar-             One to Hear You Scream, K.J.                                                     while also having tons of fun! This will be an ideal program for parent who
                                                                                                                         puters in the computer room were
tori Auxiliary, the Cedar Valley Danes, and numerous other organizations.         Dahlen; Outlaw Stronghold, S.J.                                                  would like to take a fitness class or workout in the Fitness Center.
                                                                                                                         purchased by the Friends of the Li-
She was a longtime member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and was an avid            Stewart; Hunt the Hunter, Jeff R.                                                   Where: Grundy Center Upper Elementary Gymnasium.
                                                                                                                         brary. We thank everyone who has
UNI Panther fan.                                                                  Spalsbury; and The Treasures of                                                     When: Begins Winter Session II: March 6 to April 16; Held on Tues-
                                                                                                                         contributed to the support of the li-
   Survivors include her husband, Larry Gregory, of Cedar Falls; two daugh-       Montauk Cove, Diane Sawyer.                                                      days and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                         brary.
ters, Kirsten (Todd) Kelly of Peoria, Illinois and Karen (Eric) Dowell of            New Adult Non-Fiction —
Cedar Falls; four grandchildren, Connor and Maren Kelly of Peoria and             Health Care You Can Live With,
Mitchell and Kayla Dowell of Cedar Falls, and a sister, Asta (Arlen) Twedt,       Dr. Scott Morris; Eyewitness
of Ankeny, Iowa.

                                                                                                                                                                                                GiGantic
                                                                                  Travel Australia; Fodor’s 535 Best
   Solveig was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Rev. Paul          Beaches, Essential Europe, Central
Petersen.                                                                         America, Hawaii, Canada; and Paul
   Services will be 10:30 am Saturday, February 5, 2011, at Bethlehem Lu-         90 Days on His Journey of Faith,
theran Church in Cedar Falls, with inurnment at Elmwood Cemetery, Dike,
Iowa, at a later date. Visitation will be 5—8 pm Friday at Dahl-Van Hove-
Schoof Funeral Home, and one hour before service at the church. Memorials
                                                                                  Beth Moore; Iowa Gardener’s
                                                                                  Travel Guide, Kelly Norris.
                                                                                     New Juvenile Fiction — Rav-
                                                                                                                                                                                        One Day
may be directed to the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home Main St. Project, Beth-
lehem Lutheran Church, or Grand View University, Des Moines. Online
condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.
                                                                                  enpaw’s Path, Night Whispers, Erin
                                                                                  Hunter; Virals, Kathy Reichs; Front                                                                TrucklOad Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday, February 4
                                                                                  and Center, Catherine Gilbert Mur-
                                                                                  dock; Shark Tale, Louise Gikow;                  Grundy Center ~ 319-824-3849
                                                                                  So You Want To be a Wizard, Di-
NC Iowa Crop Clinic February 11                                                   ane Duane; Dragon’s Nest, Em-                                                                          6 a.m. - 10 p.m. ~ While Supplies Last
                                                                                  ily Rodda; The War of the Worlds,

                                                                                                                                                                        Tombstone
   Sue Martin, President of Ag In-     Farmland Drainage Issues and
vestment Services, and a frequent      System Layouts, Stabilizing Ni-            H.G. Wells; DogAge, How Young
                                                                                  Is Your Dog?, Dondi S. Dahlgaard;
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Memory Lane                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Letter to
A look back through
The Grundy Register                                                                                                                                                                                                          the editor
  Compiled by Joyce Wardall
10 Years Ago This Week - 2000                                                                                                                                                                                                To the Editor:
    • The Grundy Center Rotary                                                                                                                                                                                               The compensation board rec-
Club is sponsoring Groceries On                                                                                                                                                                                          ommends a 3.25% salary increase.
Wheels - a service that provides                                                                                                                                                                                         The Compensation Board is picked
weekly grocery service to senior                                                                                                                                                                                         by the supervisors who will recom-
citizens who may be home bound                                                                                                                                                                                           mend a raise in their favor.
or have difficulty driving.                                                                                                                                                                                                   What we need is some people
    • Rachel Butler, daughter of                                                                                                                                                                                         that are out of a job or someone
David and Yolanda Butler of rural                                                                                                                                                                                        that has not gotten a Social Secu-
Beaman, will be crowned the                                                                                                                                                                                              rity raise in TWO years and put
2001 Grundy County Pork Queen                                                                                                                                                                                            them on the Compensation Board.
at the Pork Producers Banquet on                                                                                                                                                                                         They are the ones that need a raise,
Monday evening.                                                                                                                                                                                                          not the supervisors or the county
    • Over 100 people enjoyed                                                                                                                                                                                            workers.
the prime rib dinner served at the                                                                                                                                                                                           Vernon Huisman
Cattlemen’s Annual Banquet on                                                                                                                                                                                                905 M Ave
Saturday.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grundy Center
    • Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt
star in What Women Want at the
Center Theatre.                                                                                                                                                                                                          ObamaCare and
    • Bacon = $1.79 per pound.
25 Years Ago This Week - 1985                                                                                                                                                                                            the Iowa State
    • Free pancakes, sausages,
coffee and milk, plus all the                                                                                                                                                                                            Juvenile Home
trimmings, will be served Saturday                                                                                                                                                                                            By LANCE HORBACH
at the Grundy Community Center.                                                                                                                                                                                                 State Representative
The annual event is sponsored by                                                                                                                                                                                             At the end of the first week of
the Grundy Center Chamber of                                                                                                                                                                                             session, I was told that a DHS fa-

                                       From The
Commerce and their Chamber                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cility in my
                                                                                                                                    a week, giving loads of time for previews, reviews and feature stories.




                                       Cheap Seats
affiliated merchants. ‘Pancake                                                                                                                                                                                                                   district,   the
                                                                                                                                       So long football. See ya next year ... I hope.
Day’ is the merchants way of                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Iowa State Ju-
                                                                                                                                                                         • • •
saying “thank you” to their                                                                                                            I have no idea where the following essay came from other than that I                                     venile Home,
customers for shopping Grundy                                                                                                       received it as an e-mail from a friend last week. I can’t find an original source                            was going to
Center this past year.                                                                                                              for it. I do know it hit really close to home. I did not write this, but still                              experience se-
    • In a surprise announcement                                                                                                    thought it was worth sharing with our readers. Note that I changed a few                                    vere cuts and
last week, Rep. Cooper Evans                                                                                                        words to make it presentable for younger readers.                                                           program elimi-
said he will not seek a fourth term        It’s finally here — the one Sunday when we all become sports fans                                                                                                                                     nation. I met
in Congress from Iowa’s Third          whether we really like sports or not. Men and women who have absolutely                              If you are 36, or older, you might think this is hilarious! If you are                              with Director
Congressional District.                                                          no interest in football will be glued to               younger than 36, this could be eye-opening!!!                                                           Krogmeier to
    • There were 16 new vehicles                                                 the screen as the Green Bay Packers                        When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious         discuss the actual proposal. Here’s
registered in the county this                                                    take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in ...                 diatribes about how hard things were. When they were growing up; what            what he provided:
week.                                                                            the biggest three-hour money-grab in                   with walking 25 miles to school every morning ... Uphill ... Barefoot ...            • Last year, the Iowa legislature
    • Rocky IV is showing at the                                                 America.                                               Both Ways ...yadda, yadda, yadda.                                                and Governor Culver approved cut-
Center Theatre.                                                                      Forget the football game, where                        And I remember promising myself that when I grew up, there was no            ting DHS by $27 million dollars.
    • Bacon = $1.59 per pound.                                                   tickets Friday were selling on                         way in (heck) I was going to lay a bunch of (stuff) like that on my kids             • No Medicaid spending could
                                                                                 StubHub for up to $700 just to watch                   about how hard I had it and how easy they’ve got it!                             be reduced.
50 Years Ago This Week - 1960                                                                                                               But now that I’m over the ripe old age of 40, I can’t help but look
    • Payroll of the Plastronics                                                 the game on a big screen outside the                                                                                                        • Shifting all cuts into non-Med-
                                                                                 stadium (and for up to $22,200 to                      around and notice the youth of today. You’ve got it so easy! I mean,             icaid spending .
Incorporated plant in Grundy                                                                                                            compared to my childhood, you live in a (darn) utopia! And I hate to say
                                                                                 watch the game inside), I’m talking                                                                                                         • The Iowa Juvenile Home will
Center is expected to total                                                      about the money-grab for networks                      it, but you kids today, you don’t know how good you’ve got it!
$500,000 a year — adding                                                                                                                                                                                                 have all beds for boys eliminated
                                                                                 that televise the game, where a mere                       1) I mean, when I was a kid we didn’t have the Internet. If we wanted
an estimated $2,000,000 in                                                                                                                                                                                               from IJH.
                                                                                 30-second spot sold for $2.6 million                   to know something, we had to go to the (darn) library and look it up
new purchasing power in the                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 15 beds for girls would be
                                                                                 last year.                                             ourselves, in the card catalog!!
community.        Plastronics     is                                                                                                                                                                                     eliminated
                                                                                    The Super Bowl has become such                          2) There was no e-mail!! We had to actually write somebody a letter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • 21-FTE positions would be
now producing custom plastic                                                     an event that Super Bowl Sunday                        - with a pen! Then you had to walk all the way across the street and put it
                                                                                                                                        in the mailbox, and it would take like a week to get there! Stamps were 10       eliminated – meaning 16 actual
component parts 24 hours a day,                                                  might as well be a national holiday.
                                                                                                                                        cents!                                                                           employees would be fired and 5
six days a week.                                                                 The games have been 10 of the 20
    • Bill Bolton has been named               By JOHN JENSEN                    most-watched television programs                           3) Child Protective Services didn’t care if our parents beat us. As a        unfilled positions would be elimi-
                                                                                                                                        matter of fact, the parents of all my friends also had permission to kick        nated.
manager of the J.F. Anderson                                                     of all time, routinely drawing captive                                                                                                      After seeing this proposal, I
Lumber Company yard at Nevada.         audiences of more than 40 million households. Last year’s game drew a                            our (rear end)! Nowhere was safe!
                                                                                                                                            4) There were no MP3’s or Napsters or iTunes! If you wanted to steal         asked, “Where will the boys go
Mrs. and Mrs. Bolton will move         record audience of 53.6 million households, breaking the record held since
                                                                                                                                        music, you had to hitchhike to the record store and shoplift it yourself!        to if they are eliminated at IJH?”
from Grundy Center March 1.            1983 by the series finale of “M*A*S*H.” And with a pair of popular teams
                                                                                                                                            5) Or you had to wait around all day to tape it off the radio, and the DJ    The Director answered by saying,
    • Grundy was one of only two       with nationwide appeal playing this year, there’s no doubt there could be
                                                                                                                                        would usually talk over the beginning and (mess) it all up! There were no        “I don’t know.” I told him that I
Iowa counties to report no deaths      even more eyeballs watching the game this year.
                                           Here at The Grundy Register, we love our advertisers. And when people                        CD players! We had tape decks in our car. We’d play our favorite tape and        would not accept that answer, so he
in motor vehicles accidents during                                                                                                      eject it when finished, and then the tape would come undone rendering it          suggested maybe those boys could
1960. Page county in southwestern      read our newspaper, it is obviously better for them. So with more people
                                       watching the Super Bowl than anything else, it’s no wonder that networks                         useless. Cause, hey, that’s how we rolled, Baby! Dig?                            go to in or out of state private fa-
Iowa was the other county.                                                                                                                  6) We didn’t have fancy (stuff) like call waiting! If you were on the        cilities? You have to understand,
                                       can charge such a premium for 30 seconds of air time.
    • Everett Wilson has enlisted          Another factor is that Super Bowl ads have become an event in themselves.                    phone and somebody else called, they got a busy signal, that’s it!               most of the students have already
in the Air Force for four years        How many times can you remember specific ads that debuted in the Super                                7) There weren’t any (darn) cell phones either. If you left the house,       exhausted all efforts to place them
and left last week for Lackland        Bowl, but remember nothing about the game itself? When I was a sophomore                         you just didn’t make a (darn) call or receive one. You actually had to be        in other treatment facilities. The
Air Force Base in San Antonio,         in college, the only television on our floor was in the student lounge and we                     out of touch with your friends. Oh My Gosh !!! Think of the horror ...           Iowa Juvenile Home has historical-
Texas.                                 were all enthused about the Bud Bowl (what else would you expect from                            not being in touch with someone 24/7!!! And then there’s Texting. Yeah,          ly been the “last stop” for students
    • There were three babies born     18- and 19-year-old boys?). We might be talking up a storm during the game                       right. Please! You kids have no idea how annoying you are.                       with their challenges. Admittedly,
at the Grundy hospital this week.      itself, but when Bud Bowl came on it was time to shut up. Billy Bud, Bobby                           8) And we didn’t have fancy Caller ID either! When the phone rang,           and most troubling to me, the Di-
    • Kirk Douglas and Kim Novak       Bud, the “freezer” ... all characters from that ad series that I pulled off the top              you had no idea who it was! It could be your school, your parents, your          rector agreed that moving the boys
star in Strangers When We Meet         of my head.                                                                                      boss, your bookie, the collection agent ... you just didn’t know!!! You had      from IJH would cost more, but it
at the Center Theatre.                     Not during the Emmys, not during the World Series, not during American                       to pick it up and take your chances, mister!                                     wouldn’t come from his budget, the
    • Ground Beef = 2 pounds for       Idol do you hear anything more than passing talk about the ads. If you do,                           9) We didn’t have any fancy PlayStation or X-Box video games with            increased expenditure would come
89¢.                                   it’s usually not for a good reason. Yet entire Web sites are devoted to Super                    high-resolution 3-D graphics! We had the Atari 2600! With games like             from another budget! In layper-
                                       Bowl commercials.                                                                                ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘Asteroids.’ Your screen guy was a little square! You       son’s terms, that means that this cut
75 Years Ago This Week - 1935                                                                                                           actually had to use your imagination!!! And there were no multiple levels        would actually cost MORE for tax-
    • The roads in the county were         Super Bowl ads have introduced the Apple Macintosh computer (in
                                       1984) and the famous Master Lock ad series where a sharpshooter takes aim                        or screens, it was just one screen. Forever! And you could never win. The        payers, but the DHS budget would
hardly open a second time when                                                                                                          game just kept getting harder and harder and faster and faster until you
                                       at a Master Lock in a failed attempt to open it (1973). A sports ad widely                                                                                                        show a reduction!
a third terrific snow storm closed                                                                                                       died! Just like LIFE!
                                       considered one of the best ever made debuted during the Super Bowl in                                                                                                                 I dug even deeper in to the reason
them up again. The last storm was                                                                                                           10) You had to use a little book called a TV Guide to find out what was
                                       1993, featuring basketball legends Michael Jordan and Larry Bird playing                                                                                                          for the cuts. I found that it wasn’t
the worst of the season. Children in                                                                                                    on! You were (out of luck) when it came to channel surfing! You had to
                                       H-O-R-S-E for a McDonald’s hamburger and fries. “Through the window,                                                                                                              Governor Culver that required IJH
the country have been brought to an                                                                                                     get off your (rear end) and walk over to the TV to change the channel!!!
                                       off the wall, nothing but net ...”                                                                                                                                                to get cut, leaving Medicaid ex-
open road in sleds where they were                                                                                                      NO REMOTES!!! Oh, no, what’s the world coming to?!?!
                                           More often than not, the most entertaining ads come from either beer or                                                                                                       penditures UNTOUCHED. The
picked up by the school busses.                                                                                                             11) There was no Cartoon Network either! You could only get cartoons
                                       soft drink makers. The USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter, which has allowed                                                                                                           requirement to leave Iowa’s Med-
    • The coal shortage in the                                                                                                          on Saturday morning. Do you hear what I’m saying? We had to wait ALL
                                       fans to rank their favorite commercials since 1989, has been won 10 times                                                                                                         icaid spending at its current high
county is getting serious. Some of                                                                                                      WEEK for cartoons, you spoiled little (kids)!
                                       by Anheuser-Busch products and five times by Pepsi products. No other                                                                                                              levels came from the ObamaCare
the dealers are entirely out. The      product has won more than twice. The last two years have been exceptions                             12) And we didn’t have microwaves. If we wanted to heat something            legislation. There is a provision in
Grundy Center Light and Power          to the rule, with snack foods taking the prize. Last year’s winner was that                      up, we had to use the stove! Imagine that!                                       the Federal law telling states they
plant uses an average of 25 tons of    great Snickers ad featuring Betty White.                                                             13) And our parents told us to stay outside and play ... all day long. Oh,   COULD NOT reduce their eligi-
coal a day. The plant has about a          There’s a lot of interest in this year’s game locally, simply because there                  no, no electronics to soothe and comfort. And if you came back inside ...        bility levels for Medicaid services
week’s supply on hand.                 are a lot of Packer fans around. Personally I go into the game pretty apathetic                  you were doing chores!                                                           through 2014 for adults and 2019
    • Pheasants by the thousands       — I don’t like or dislike either team. My favorite team, the Cleveland Browns,                       And car seats - oh, please! Mom threw you in the back seat and you           for kids.
have been dying during the past        is the Steelers’ arch-rival, though I have a lot of respect for the Steelers. And                hung on. If you were lucky, you got the “safety arm” across the chest                Tomorrow, Governor Branstad
few weeks of deep snow and cold        I have several friends who are diehard Packer fans.                                              at the last moment if she had to stop suddenly, and if your head hit the         is providing his budget proposal,
weather. Farmers are encouraged            Part of me wants to see the Packers win simply because I want to see them                    dashboard, well that was your fault for calling “shotgun” in the first            but looking ahead his new Direc-
to put grain out for them.             stick it to Brett Favre. Aaron Rodgers has become one of the top quarterbacks                    place!                                                                           tor told me that it was his goal that
    • Offered at D.E. Lawless          in the game, and a Super Bowl win should help him escape the shadow of                               See! That’s exactly what I’m talking about! You kids today have got          IJH would keep the same boy/girl
Jewelry: Diamond Set Rings from        Favre, who I place in the Joe Namath category as one of the most overrated                       it too easy. You’re spoiled rotten! You guys wouldn’t have lasted five            census for the upcoming budget
$10 to $50.                            quarterbacks in football history.                                                                minutes back in 1970 or any time before!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         year. I’ll be able to provide more
    Henry Fonda stars in Way Down          The only real negative thing about Super Bowl Sunday is that it marks
East at the Rialto Theatre.                                                                                                                                                                               Regards,       information after the Governor’s
                                       the end of the football season. Americans love football, and from August to                                                                                                       speech.
    • Bacon = 29¢ per pound.           early February it is the talk of the sports world. It is a perfect sport for today’s                                                                     The Over 40 Crowd
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                                                       Grundy SOCIAL EVENTS Register                                                                                                                  Thursday, February 3, 2011                    5

                                                                                   Schoning 50th
                                                                                      Delbert & Joneen Schoning are
                                                                                                                                                                           Inside Grundy County
                                                                                   celebrating their 50th wedding an-                                                                             By BILL ARNDORFER
We want to thank the Grundy Center                                                 niversary. They were married on                                                                         Butler-Grundy Extension Educator
Community School and Girls’ Bas-                                                   February 3, 1961. They have three                                                     Prepare For Retirement Now
ketball Team for all of your thoughts,
                                                                                   children, Mike Schoning, Michelle                                                     No matter your stage in life, it is never too late to plan for retirement. In
prayers, cards of encouragement, and
gifts at the time of Dixie’s surgery                                               Johnson and Melissa Schoning and                                                  fact, the younger you start saving and begin retirement planning, the better.
and recovery. You are all very special                                             five grandchildren. The happy cou-                                                 The following information is from ISU Extension’s
to us! Coach Jones & Dixie                                                         ple recently retired and moved to                                                 retirement planning section found on the Finances
                                                                                   Morrison, Colorado. Cards may be                                                  webpage.
                                                                                   sent to 4370 S. Tabor Court, Morri-                                                   In your 20’s & 30’s– you’re just starting out,
                                                                                   son, CO 80465.                                                                    perhaps buying a home, getting married, having
                                                                                                                                                                     children. Your income is none-too-high, and your
We would like to thank our relatives,
friends, Cedar Valley Hospice and
                                                                                                                                                                     expenses seem endless. You don’t have much to
our church family for all the prayers,                                                                                                                               spare for retirement; but even a small amount,
cards, memorials, food and flowers                                                                                                                                   invested regularly, will yield significant results.
since the death of our loved one. Also,                                                                                      40th anniversary                        Why? Because you have so many years in which
thanks to Pastor Hoop for all his vis-
its and prayers and for the wonderful
                                          Vows exchanged                                                                         Dr. Frank and Sue Lamp of
                                                                                                                                                                     your investment can grow! Even just ten dollars
                                                                                                                                                                     per week, earning an eight percent return, will
service. The family of Mike Aalfs             Erin Elizabeth Baumgart and Ty-                                                Grundy Center will be celebrating       yield $135,000 in forty years. If your employer
                                          ler Craig Schildroth were married                                                  their 40th Anniversary with a trip to   contributes a dollar-for-dollar match, then your re-
                                          November 13, 2010. Parents of the                                                  a warmer climate. Frank Lamp and        sults will be $270,000. You can’t afford not to contribute. It is worth it to
                                          couple are Kris and Sandy Baumgart                                                 Sue Tucker were married Feb. 6,         give up small things (such as stops at the coffee shop or lunches eaten out) in
                                          of Newton and Craig and Marie                                                      1971 in Ames.                           order to build security for your future.
My deepest gratitude to the two gen-      Schildroth of Reinbeck.                                                                Dr. Lamp owns and operates              In your 40’s & 50’s – your children hit college age, and suddenly every
tlemen from Phelps Implement for
coming to my aid on January 10th.             The Rev. Betty Weidert performed                                               Family Health Center in Grundy          spare penny goes to tuition and college expenses; and even every penny you
For the ambulance service and our         the 3:00 p.m. ceremony at the Rein-                                                Center and Sue works as the office       have isn’t enough. Experts consistently recommend that if a family can’t do
new paramedic. For Dr. Opheim and         beck United Methodist Church. Re-                                                  manager at the clinic. The couple       both retirement and college saving, then retirement takes priority. After all,
his ER team and others on the hos-        ception followed at the Sky Event                                                  has five children, Jesse Lamp, Owen      if students graduate with some debt, they have their earning years ahead of
pital staff. You treated me with skill    Centre in Waterloo.                                                                (Lauren) Lamp, of Grundy Center,        them in which to deal with it. If you retire with inadequate resources, your
and compassion and you’re a bless-            Maid of honor was Anne Reiter.                                                 Nathan (Marte) Lamp of Eikeland-        ability to deal with a shortfall is much more limited. Make retirement saving
ing to the community. Thank you so        Bridesmaids were Shanna Harms,                                                     sosen, Norway, Joe Lamp and Sara
much, Sandra Sloan                                                                                                                                                   a priority, even over college costs.
                                          Maria Charbonneaux, Tiffany Muel-                                                  Lamp, both of Cedar Falls. They             In your 50’s & 60’s – you wish you’d done more earlier, but now it is too
                                          ler, and Megan Kasperbauer. Best
                                          man was Jason Schildroth. Grooms-
                                                                                   95th birthday                             have 9 grandchildren, Julian, Tallu-    late. With only ten years left, you’re sure there’s just no way you can put
Kirkwood Dean’s                           men were Doug Bruene, Tyler Lyon,           Gertrudy Graig will celebrate her
                                                                                                                             la, Emma & Will of Grundy Center
                                                                                                                             and Aliyah, Rebekka, Paul, Rachel
                                                                                                                                                                     aside enough to make a real difference; but it’s never too late. The planning
                                                                                   95th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 2.                                               and saving you do in the next ten years can have more impact than you might
List annouonced                           Jake Miller and Curt Baumgart.
                                              The bride graduated from Iowa        Cards may be sent to 209 F Avenue,
                                                                                                                             and Kari of Norway.                     expect. Suppose you put aside three hundred dollars per month, and your
    CEDAR RAPIDS - Kirkwood                                                        Grundy Center, IA 50638                                                           employer makes a fifty percent match, so you have four hundred fifty dollars
                                          State University and is the Commu-                                                                                         per month going into a retirement account. At eight percent, that account
Community College has released its        nity Outreach Coordinator for the
Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 Semes-                                                                                                                                 would be worth $82,000 in ten years. If your investment earned five percent,
ter. These students have achieved a
                                          Grundy County Memorial Hospital.
                                          The groom graduated from Iowa
                                                                                                        Palermo Clovers                                              the result would be $70,000. Either amount is nothing to sneeze at. It won’t
3.3 grade point average or higher                                                                                                                                    fund your entire retirement, but it will sure help when the house needs a new
after completing 12 or more credit
                                          State University and farms near Re-
                                          inbeck, where the couple resides.
                                                                                    Nutrition site menu meeting held                                                 roof or other special needs arise.
hours with the college.                                                                                                         The January meeting of the Pal-          Along with saving, planning now will also help. Review your annual
                                                                                       Friday, Feb. 4 — Meatloaf with        ermo Clovers was held on January        statement from the Social Security Administration and learn more about any
    Kirkwood students from the area
                                                                                   Gravy, Whipped Potatoes with              15 at the home of Eileen Flater.        pension benefits available through your employer. Use a financial retirement
earning this distinction include:
                                                                                   Skins, Tangy Spinach, Wheat Roll,                                                 tool to calculate how your income and expenses will balance out in retire-
    Conrad: Samuel Paul Thomp-
son, Grundy, Liberal Arts - AA
                                          Miller on Drake                          Tropical Fruit, and Margarine
                                                                                                                             Sixteen members answered the roll
                                                                                                                             call of “my middle name is...”          ment. Ballpark Estimate is a non-commercial retirement calculator avail-
                                                                                       Monday, Feb. 7 — Taco Beef,                                                   able in interactive form at www.choosetosave.org/ballpark/. The National
    Dike: Brittany Marie Swieter,                                                                                               Vice president Vanessa Ash
Grundy, Liberal Arts - AS                 Law honors list                          Shredded Cheese, Mexican Corn,
                                                                                                                             called the meeting to order. Jadyn      Endowment for Financial Education has cooperated with Extension at the
                                             Ivan E. Miller, son of Ivan V.        Lettuce and Tomatoes, Corn Chips,                                                 federal level to produce a “Guidebook for Late Savers,” available on-line
    Grundy Center: Nancy Ann                                                                                                 Sawyer led the pledge to the Amer-
                                          Miller and the late Ann Miller, was      Pineapple Cherry Crisp, and Marga-                                                at: http://www.smartaboutmoney.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=rcpmTScG
Keller, Grundy, Occupational Ther-                                                                                           ican Flag and the 4-H pledge was
                                          named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at    rine                                                                              SoA%3d&tabid=442&mid=832. For more information, contact the Grundy
apy Assistant - AAS; Sean E Thurm,                                                                                           led by Kylie Willis.
                                          Drake University Law School.                 Tuesday, Feb. 8 — Turkey Breast                                               office of ISU Extension at 319-824-6979.
Grundy, Management - AAS                                                                                                        During the business meeting,
                                             He is the grandson of the late        with Gravy, Whipped Potatoes,
    Holland: Miles Andrew Hamil-                                                                                             the group made plans for mak-

                                                                                                                                                                       The Grundy
ton, Grundy, Liberal Arts - AS            Clarence and Ruth Miller of Grundy       Spinach, Multi- Grain bread, Fruited
                                                                                                                             ing fleece blankets for donations.                                                  Happy 50th Birthday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lisa Jo
                                          Center.                                  Orange Gelatin, and Margarine
    Wellsburg: Daniel Dean Men-                                                                                              Presentations were given by Kelly
                                                                                       Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Roast
nen, Grundy, Liberal Arts - AA

                                                                                                                                                                        Register
                                                                                   Beef with Brown Gravy, Whipped            Keezer. For the activity, they per-
                                                                                   Potatoes with Skin, Green Beans           formed the Installation of Officers.
                                          Drake University                         with Red Peppers, Wheat Bread, Ice        The hostesses were Mary, Liz and
UI Dean’s List                                                                     Cream, Chocolate Frosted Yellow           Vanessa Ash.

announced
                                          President’s List                         Cake, Margarine
                                                                                        Thursday, Feb. 10 — Cranberry
                                                                                                                                Next month’s meeting will be
                                                                                                                             on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. The
                                                                                                                                                                             Deadline
                                                                                                                                                                         10 a.m. Monday
                                          announced                                Dijon Chicken Breast, Baked Pinto         hostesses will be Gabby Patrick
   Kory Randall Nelson of Grundy                                                   Beans, Sliced Carrots, Wheat Bread,
Center is among 4,100 undergradu-             DES MOINES -Kathy Nieder-                                                      and Jadyn Sawyer and Abby Tay-
                                                                                                                                                                        (319) 824-6958
                                                                                   Fresh Orange, and Margarine               lor will give a presentation.
ate students at the University of Iowa    mann of Reinbeck has been named              Each meal includes milk. All
named to the UI Dean’s List for the       to the President’s List at Drake Uni-                                                         Reporter: Abby Taylor
                                                                                   meals must be ordered by 9 a.m.
2010 fall semester.                       versity. Niedermann achieved this        the day before receiving a meal. For
   Students in the undergraduate          academic honor by earning a grade-       more information, to reserve a place
Colleges of Engineering, Liberal          point average of 4.0 during the Fall     or order a meal, call the Grundy Cen-
Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Busi-         2010 semester at Drake.                  ter Senior Center at (319) 824-3843.
ness and undergraduate programs in
the Carver College of Medicine who
achieve a g.p.a. of 3.50 or higher on
12 semester hours or more of Uni-
versity of Iowa graded course work
                                          Vanderkolk graduates from
(including Guided Independent             One Station Unit Training                                                                                                                                            A party for the big
Study courses) during a semester                                                                                                                                                                               game and a pool
(or summer session) and who have              Army Pvt. Adam M. Vanderkolk has graduated from One Station Unit
                                          Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, Ky., which included basic combat training
no hours of I (incomplete) or O (no
                                          and advanced individual training (AIT).
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tournament at
grade reported) for that enrollment
are recognized by inclusion on the            During the first nine weeks of initial entry training (IET), the trainee com-                                                                                     Scotty’s Saloon
Dean’s List for that semester (or ses-    pleted basic combat training which included instruction in drill and ceremo-
                                          ny, weapons, marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field                                                                                                  Join us for a party on Sunday,
sion).
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                                                                                                                                                                                                               with a partner pool tournament. The
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                                                                                                                                                              629 G Ave., Grundy Center                        your party needs in our liquor store!
youth will meet at the church for a           The private is a 2010 graduate of Grundy Center High School.
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      Volume 87 – Number 5
                                                                         Dike Register                                                                                                                                  The Grundy Register
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Diane Paige, Correspondent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Phone: (319) 989-2163


                                                                                                                                                                                SBT announces pending
                             WOLVERINE                                                                                                                                          acquisition is complete
                                                                                                           PRESS
                                                                                                                                                                                    WAVERLY - John Rigler, Presi-       Department services will be avail-
Senior Sketch 2011                                                                          Senior Sketch 2011                                                                  dent & CEO of State Bank & Trust        able to customers at both banks
What is your full name? Kyle Lee Camarata                                                   What is your full name? Christine Marie Geiken                                      Company, Waverly, and of Secu-             • Decisions will continue to be
What is your nickname? Where did it come                                                    What is your nickname? Where did it come                                            rity State Bank, New Hampton, an-       made locally where we understand
from? Smash- sports; gump- A-P friends; pig-                                                from? Fork-Kayla, Neno-Vicki when I was little,                                     nounced the change of ownership of      your needs
let- my grandma Carol; KC- Paul Paige; Italian                                              Sista-muh sista (Marina) (:, Geico-Sam Hill and                                     SBT was successfully completed as          “This is a great fit for both our
Stalian- West friends                                                                       Sammy (:                                                                            of January 2011.                        customers and employees,” said
What are the names of your immediate family                                                 What are the names of your immediate fam-                                               State Bank & Trust Company, of-     Mark Phillips, Market President of
members? Parents: Marty and Colleen Camarata.                                               ily members? Parents: Ann Geiken- mom, Marv                                         fices located in Waverly, Janesville,    State Bank & Trust Company. “It
Siblings: Maccoy Camarata                                                                   Geiken- dad, Sue Geiken- step-mom. Siblings:                                        Dike and New Hartford, will contin-     will be a seamless transition and
What hobbies do you have? Going to movies,                                                  Chad Pruisner- brother, Kathy Pruisner- sister-in-                                  ue to be operated with the same staff   customers should expect business as
going bowling with the clan, hanging out at the                                             law, Sara Newell- sister, Dave Newell- brother-in-
Dolans, sports, going golfing, playing video games,                                          law, Abby Pruisner- sister, Kelli McWilliams- step-                                 and under the same name, but with a     usual.”
hanging out and listening to music with my Chicas,                                          sister, Ty McWilliams- step-brother-in- law, Tay                                    new look customers will begin to see       Stop by and visit with John Rigler
hanging with Ashtyn, and movie parties with the clan.                                       Williams- step-brother                                                              over the coming months.                 during a Meet & Greet session held
What activities are you involved in? Student Council, FCA, SADD, Wolver-                    What hobbies do you have? painting, drawing, hanging with muh sista boy-                Roger said, “State Bank & Trust     at SBT in Dike on February 3 from
ine Pals, golf, bowling, baseball, and cross country                                        friend (Jason) and friends, going to bonfires                                        Company will remain focused on          10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What is your best high school memory? Running my best time at Confer-                       What activities are you involved in? golf and vocal                                 providing our community with lead-
ence Cross Country senior year.                                                             What is your best high school memory? being wild and crazy with the                 ing financial products and services.”
What are your plans for the future? Go to Kirkwood to be a physical thera-                  friends, getting into trouble with Jessica, and beating AP in football (:               “This partnership allows us to
pist. Find the woman of my dreams in college and get married. Spend my
honeymoon in Italy. Eventually move back to Dike and raise a family. Become
                                                                                            What are your plans for the future? go to Hawkeye then UNI for something
                                                                                            in business, getting married and have two or three kids
                                                                                                                                                                                operate both banks more efficiently      New arrivals
                                                                                                                                                                                and to continue to serve our custom-       Harlan Nielsen of Dike is great-
rich and donate a ton of money to Shriner’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Become                 What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of DNH?
a season ticket holder for life to the Cubs games and Hawkeye games.                        “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” --T. Roosevelt                ers with a personalized, community-     grandpa again. This makes a total of
What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                                                                                                            based banking approach.”                34 great-grandchildren.
Give all the effort that you can so that later there is nothing that you can regret                                                                                                 Over the next few months, State        Waylon and Michelle (Andersen)
and you know that you have accomplished all that you can.                                                                                                                       Bank & Trust Company & Security         Bern of Dike had a baby boy on Sep-
                                                                                                                                                                                State Bank will work together to en-    tember 16, 2010. They named him
                                                                                            Senior Sketch 2011                                                                  hance service, including:               Axel Lane. He weighed 8 lbs, 11
Senior Sketch 2011                                                                          What is your full name? McKaila Dale Bruns                                              • Both bank customers will be       oz. and was 21 inches long. Waylon
                                                                                            What is your nickname? Where did it come                                            able to use each others ATM without     and Michelle have another son, Er-
What is your full name? Brandy Kristine Schip-                                              from? Mic- I got it elem. and I have had it ever                                    paying additional fees
per                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hart Kenneth, to welcome home new
                                                                                            since.                                                                                  • Investment Center and Trust
What is your nickname? Where did it come                                                    What are the names of your immediate family                                                                                 baby brother. Other grandparents
from? B & Fish & B-Thing                                                                    members? Parents: Christine and Dale. Siblings:                                                                             are great-grandma Lois Bern of Re-
What are the names of your immediate family                                                 Brooke and Morgan                                                                                                           inbeck and Dennis and Mary Bern
members? Parents: Christine Schipper-Mother,                                                                                                                                                                            also of Reinbeck. Maternal grandma
                                                                                                                                                                                D-NH 2011-12
                                                                                            What hobbies do you have? Hanging out with my
Brad Schipper-Father. Siblings: Taylor Schipper &                                           seesters Brooke and Morgan, going shopping with my mother, hanging out                                                      is Amy Jensen of Dike.
Samantha Perry-Sisters
                                                                                                                                                                                Pre-School &                               Harlan’s 34th great-grandchild
                                                                                            with Joseph, playing off season volleyball, going to Applebee’s, and spending
What hobbies do you have? Cheering, Baking,                                                 time with my grandma. I also enjoy hanging out and have amazing conversa-                                                   was born on November 27, 2010,
Running, Dancing, Hanging out with Pree, Shop-
                                                                                                                                                                                Kindergarten
                                                                                            tions with my bestest friend Abbie Perez.                                                                                   to Karen (Squires) and Mark Orton
ping, Rollerskating & Gourmet meals with Megan,                                             What activities are you involved in? I’m involved with volleyball and Wol-
and doing hair                                                                                                                                                                                                          of Clear Lake. They had a baby girl
                                                                                                                                                                                Registration
                                                                                            verine Pals.                                                                                                                and named her Ryann Rebecca. She
What activities are you involved in? Football Cheerleading, SADD, Wol-                      What is your best high school memory? My best high school memory is
verine Pals                                                                                 going to state volleyball all four years!                                                                                   weighed 6 lbs, 11 oz and was 19 1/2
What is your best high school memory? State XC runner-up 2009, beating                                                                                                             Registration papers for the 2011-    inches long. Ryann’s grandparents
                                                                                            What are your plans for the future? I plan to take my CNA classes, go to
AP in Playoffs, and VINN and hot tubing with the team after football games                  college, and get my nursing degree. Then find a job that fits me, get married,
                                                                                                                                                                                12 Dike and New Hartford Pre-           are Brent and Donna Orton and Mike
What are your plans for the future? Attend the University of Iowa for early                 have kids, and live a happy life!                                                   school and Kindergarten classes will    and Claudia Squires of Greene.
childhood education or business, get married to an NBA player, and have a                   What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                be available in the Dike and New
beautiful family :)                                                                         “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did         Hartford Elementary offices begin-
What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                        not do than by the things you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away         ning Friday, February 11 at 8:00 a.m.
“Don’t be impatient even when it takes too long.” -Drake                                    from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.          Please return registration papers by
                                                                                            Discover.”--Mark Twain.                                                             Noon Friday, February 18.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dates for Dike
                                                                                                                                                                                   Please register your child for
Senior Sketch 2011                                                                                                                                                              these classes as soon as possible.                 Thursday, Feb. 3
                                                                                                                                                                                Registration forms are needed to           Girls state basketball tourn
What is your full name? Megan Annemarie                                                                                                                                                                                    JV BB
Weichers                                                                                    Senior Sketch 2011                                                                  send out Kindergarten Round-Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DFS
What is your nickname? Where did it come                                                    What is your full name? Kelly Marie Whipps                                          dates and appointment times, and
                                                                                                                                                                                also for configuration of next year’s       NH Odd Fellows
from? Mayo. Brandy Schipper gave the name to                                                What is your nickname? Where did it come
me for no reason at all.                                                                                                                                                        preschool classes.                                   Friday, Feb. 4
                                                                                            from? Kell, short for my name
What are the names of your immediate family                                                                                                                                        Be advised there is a limit on en-      Girls state BB
                                                                                            What are the names of your immediate family
members? Parents:Mike and Trisha Weichers Sib-                                              members? Parents: Janine and Wayne Whipps.                                          rollment for preschool, and enrollees      HS BB at Dike
lings: Michael, Ethan, Toni                                                                 Siblings: Kristen Whipps (sister), Val Bovy (sister)                                will be accepted in the order they                  Saturday, Feb. 5
What hobbies do you have? hanging out with                                                  and Brent Bovy (brother-in-law)                                                     register. Pre-school students must         Girls State BB
my friends, Starbuck’s with Amanda, rollerblading                                           What hobbies do you have? hanging out with                                                                                     State Speech contest
with Brandy, shopping                                                                                                                                                           be 3 and 4 years of age on or before
                                                                                            my friends and Nick, shopping, camping, fishing,                                     September 15 and potty trained.            Sectional WR
What activities are you involved in? Football and                                           horseback riding, showing pigs and horses, watch-                                                                              BB 5-6
Basketball Cheerleading, soccer, Wolverine Pals, SADD                                       ing football, going to ISU football games, going to Starbucks, Buffalo Wild            If you know of families who may
                                                                                                                                                                                not have access to this information,                 Sunday, Feb. 6
What is your best high school memory? State cross country 2009 and beat-                    Wings, and the Vinn, drawing, and painting.
                                                                                                                                                                                please have them notify either the         Local churh services
ing AP in football during the playoffs                                                      What activities are you involved in? Basketball, tennis, SAAD, Thespians,
What are your plans for the future? go the the University of Iowa, get a                                                                                                        Dike Elementary (989-2487) or New          Dike Open gym
                                                                                            Speech, Student Council, Conflict Manager, Football Stats, FFA, 4-H, youth
great job, get married and have a family                                                                                                                                        Hartford Elementary (983-2206) of-         NH Open gym
                                                                                            group, Wolverine Pals
What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                        What is your best high school memory? winning conference for singles and            fice.                                                Monday, Feb. 7
Whatever you are be a good one. -Abraham Lincoln                                            team tennis last year, winning nationals for FFA Ag. Communications, beating                                                   HS BB at Clarksville
                                                                                            AP in the football playoffs this year and making it the the championship, prom                                                 Dike Legion/Aux
                                                                                            last year, homecoming senior year                                                                                                       Tuesday, Feb. 8
                                                                                            What are your plans for the future? Go to UNI for Public Relations and                                                         Reg Dual team WR tourn
Senior Sketch 2011                                                                          Marketing and maybe minor in apparel merchandising, live and work in the                     Birthdays                         HS BB Boys at Dike
What is your full name? Jenna Mae Shirley                                                   Cedar Falls area, get married to the perfect guy and have a family. :)                                                         Senior Parents Night
What is your nickname? Where did it come                                                    What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                   Thursday, Feb. 4: Tony Norton,          NH Rebekahs 1:30
from? Jen/Jenny- from my brother. Peanut/Squirt-                                            Be strong and courageous. Do not fear nor be dismayed for the Lord, your            Mitch Weber, Brooke North                         Wednesday, Feb. 9
from my Mom and Dad. Jenna Mae- from Erin.                                                  God, is with you wherever you go. -Joshua 1:9
                                                                                                                                                                                   Friday, Feb. 5: Emily Fuller, Pat       SVAB Test
Betty- from Kayla
What are the names of your immediate family                                                                                                                                     Akin                                       Dike City Council
members? Parents: Joan Marie Shirley and Mark                                                                                                                                      Saturday, Feb. 6: Pat Middleswart.      Dike Lions Bd meeting
Gerald Shirley. Siblings: Thomas Norman Shirley                                             Senior Sketch 2011                                                                  Ryan Petersen, Harold Saathoff,                    Thursday, Feb. 10
What hobbies do you have? Scrap booking, run-                                                                                                                                   Ruth Rindels                               JV BB at Reinbeck
ning, spending time with all of my friends, reading,                                        What is your full name? Marin Elizabeth Ver-                                           Sunday, Feb. 7: Kristen Whipps.
listening to my iPod, and taking silly pictures with                                        hulst                                                                               Randy Ehmen
Kayla and Erin                                                                              What is your nickname? Where did it come
                                                                                                                                                                                   Monday, Feb. 8: Travis Kiewiet,
What activities are you involved in? SADD, Wolverine Pals, Drama, Band,                     from? Ver- Ashtyn/ Mr. Mitchell, Mawin-Ashtyn,
                                                                                            Marlin- Kayleigh                                                                    Megan Juel                              Senior Citizens
Large Group Speech, TAG, Football Manager, Yearbook, Conflict Manager,                                                                                                              Tuesday, Feb. 9: Leon Walter-           The Dike Senior Citizens will
Teacher Cadette                                                                             What are the names of your immediate family
                                                                                            members? Parents: Tom and Jennifer. Siblings:                                       man                                     hold their February potluck on Mon-
What is your best high school memory? Going to Florida for the music trip,
Participating in Large Group Speech, Beating A-P in the playoffs, Participat-               Lauren and Olivia                                                                      Wednesday, Feb. 10: Scott Freese,    day, Feb. 7 at 12 noon in the Dike
ing in It’s A Wonderful Life                                                                What hobbies do you have? Hanging out with                                          Ann Reinicke, Donald Rittgers, Car-     Community room. All senior citi-
What are your plans for the future? Attend Iowa State University, hopefully                 friends, sports, Village Inn after football games,                                  ol Mulder                               zens are invited and need to bring
get my degree in Veterinary Medicine, get married to a great guy, and have a                singing and dancing, watching the Hawkeyes win,                                        Thursday, Feb. 11: Larry Willms,     one dish to share and bring your own
large, beautiful family.                                                                    fishing, bike rides, camping at the summer home                                      Tyler Crew, Michael Greer               table service.
What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?                        with Elli, Ashtyn, and Kayleigh, swimming, running, baking with Abbie, be-
“Never dull your shine for somebody else.” - Tyra Banks                                     ing a super fan, and taking naps.
                                                                                            What activities are you involved in? Football Cheerleading, Basketball,               In school or at home,
                                                                                            Soccer, SADD, Student Council, Speech, Play, Wolverine Pals
                                                                                            What is your best high school memory? Going to Florida my freshman year               the newspaper is a
                                                                                            and beating AP in football                                                            textbook for life.

Konken Electric, Inc.                                                                       What are your plans for the future? Go to college at University of Iowa,
                                                                                            possibly be a teacher or many other things, and just live my life to the fullest.
                                                                                            What words do you want to leave behind for future graduates of D-NH?
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                                                              Wellsburg Herald                                                                                                                             Thursday, February 3, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Volume 87 – Number 5
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                                                                                               "A HIDDEN TREASURE"


     AGWSR High School honor rolls                                                                                                                                                     AGWSR lunch menu
                                                                                                                                                                                   BREAKFAST                         milk)
  All “A” Honor Roll - Quarter 2              Grade 11: Levi Arends, Shawna         King, Derek Schipper, Ashley Stahl,                                                       (Breakfast includes milk &                Fri., Feb. 4: Crispito, Cheese
   Grade 9: Trevor Bakker, Au-             Brigance, Katelynn Calef, Kollin         Jacob Starr                                                                                         juice)                       Slice, Peanut Butter Sandwich,
tumn Rieken, Taylor Risius, Taylor         DeBerg, Christopher Dutcher, Ian            Grade 10: Joshua Bagley, Braden                                                     Fri., Feb. 4 Cereal & Toast               Green Beans, Applesauce
Steinfeldt                                 Fryslie, Luis Horiguchl, Austin Jas-     Bonewitz,     Emily     Brekunitch,                                                    Mon., Feb. 7: Cereal & Toast                 Mon., Feb. 7: Grilled Chicken
   Grade 10: Lucas Beving, Jayne           pers, Kayla Nazario                      Brady Clark, Shelby Ewalt, Audrey                                                      Tues., Feb. 8: Breakfast Pizza            Sandwich, Peas, Pears
Wiarda                                        Grade 12: Jamie Ackerson,             Hemmes, Marissa Horner, Hannah                                                         Wed., Feb. 9: Pancakes & Sau-                Tues., Feb. 8: Tacos, Corn,
   Grade 11: Kara Boyle, Laura             Kasie Akins, Taylor Bohner, Brandy       Johnson, Shelbi Nederhoff, Reagan                                                   sage                                         Chocolate Cake, Juice
Eiten, Brittany Pilchard, Samantha         Johnson, Evan Johnson, Katelyn           Rieken, Abbey Schumacher, Hunter                                                       Thurs., Feb. 10: Breakfast Sand-             Wed., Feb. 9: Sub Sandwich, Po-
Roelfs                                     McMurray, Jessica Willms, Peter          Wagner, Morgan Weichers, Cassan-                                                    wich                                         tatoes, 1/2 Banana
   Grade 12: Taryn Fisher, Jani            Woodman                                  dra Young                                                                                           LUNCH                           Thurs., Feb. 10: Chili, Cinnamon
Lippert                                                                                Grade 11: Levi Arends, Shawna                                                       (Lunch includes salad bar &               Rolls, Peaches
                                                     All “A” Honor Roll             Brigance, Katelynn Calef, Kollin
      HONORS’ Roll - Quarter 2                            Semester 1                DeBerg, Christopher Dutcher, Luis
          (3.668-4.00 G.P.A.)
   Grade 9: Kimberly Eillingson,
                                              Grade 9: Trevor Bakker, Alexa
                                           Johnson, Taylor Steinfeldt
                                                                                    Horiguchi, Austin Jaspers, Jacklyn
                                                                                    Keninger, Kayla Nazario, Nicole                                                               AGWSR                                    Wellsburg
Jared Haupt, Danielle Henning, Ol-            Grade 10: Jayne Wiarda                Rotgers, Jennifer Wyatt
ivia Ingledue, Alexa Johnson, Da-
kota Jones, Alex McCready, Derek
                                              Grade 11: Kara Boyle, Laura Ei-
                                           ten, Brittany Pilchard
                                                                                       Grade 12: Jamie Ackerson, Tay-
                                                                                    lor Bohner, Benjamin DeBerg, Ce-          103rd birthday
                                                                                                                                                                                  activities
                                                                                                                                                                           Thursday, Feb. 3: 4:15 p.m., JH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tap
Schipper, Anna Wilson
   Grade 10: Adrian Aswegan,
                                              Grade 12: Jani Lippert                sar Guevara, Evan Johnson, Megan
                                                                                    Pieters, Kassandra Reyes, Amanda
                                                                                                                                 Emma deNeui will be celebrat-
                                                                                                                              ing her 103rd birthday on February
                                                                                                                                                                        Wrestling at Traer; 6:15 p.m., BB
                                                                                                                                                                        at home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Big Game Party!
Molly Boheman, Brooklyn Calef,                  HONORS’ Roll - Semester 1           Sadowski, Jason Sadowski, April           9. Greetings may be sent to her at           Friday, Feb. 4: 4 p.m., Bowling               Sun., Feb. 6
Ella Frazier, Kendal Gast, Marissa                   (3.668-4.000 GPA)              Sistern, Shelby Weichers, Peter           the Presbyterian Village, 502 But-
Horner, Valerie Lindaman, Kyle                Grade 9: Lukas Christopherson,        Woodman                                   ler St., Ackley, Iowa 50601
                                                                                                                                                                        at Iowa Falls with Denver; 6:15
                                                                                                                                                                        p.m., BB at Grundy Center.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Open at 3:00
Lippert, Xairia Opperman, Marissa          Kimberly Eillingson, Jared Haupt,                                                                                               Saturday, Feb. 5: State Speech                     Serving Brats
Roberts, Abbey Schumacher, Mor-            Danielle Henning, Olivia Ingledue,
gan Weichers, Kristen Zacharias            Dakota Jones, Alex McCready, Au-
                                                                                                                                                                        at Decorah (Large Group); 9:30                         & BBQ Ribs
                                                                                                                                                                        a.m., Freshman G/B BB at Hamp-
   Grade 11: Alyssa Arends, Dani-
elle Fisher, Tyler Groninga, Jack-
                                           tumn Rieken, Taylor Risius, Anna
                                           Wilson
                                                                                    Northwest Missouri State                                                            ton; 12 p.m., Wrestling Sectionals                    519 N. Adams
lyn Keninger, Nicole Rotgers, Amy             Grade 10: Adrian Aswegan, Lu-
                                                                                                                                                                        at Central Springs.                                     Wellsburg
Smith, Kelly Stockdale                     cas Beving, Molly Boehman, Brook-        announces fall 2010 honor roll                                                         Sunday, Feb. 6: Wartburg Honor
                                                                                                                                                                        Band.                                                 641-869-5238
   Grade 12: Jake Bagley, Ashley           lyn Calef, Ella Frazier, Kendal Gast,        MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Mis-
Brandt, Courtney Clawson, Jaimie           Valerie Lindaman, Kyle Lippert,                                                                                                 Monday, Feb. 7: 6:15 p.m., BB
                                                                                    souri State University in Maryville announces the names of students who
Gray, Samantha Heitland, Meghen            Xairia Opperman, Marissa Roberts,                                                                                            at home.
                                                                                    were named to the Academic or President’s Honor Roll at the end of the
Jones, Mikayla Jones, Lauryn Kap-          Jessica Teske, Kristen Zacharias                                                                                                Tuesday, Feb. 8: 4 p.m., F/JV
                                                                                    2010 fall trimester.
pel, Morgan Keene, Annette Swi-               Grade 11: Alyssa Arends, Dani-                                                                                            Girls BB at home; 5 p.m., F/JV
                                                                                       To be included on the Academic Honor Roll a student must carry a
eter, Nicole Thompson                      elle Fisher, Tyler Groninga, Sa-                                                                                             Boys BB at home; 6:15 p.m., BB
                                                                                    minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or
                                           mantha Roelfs, Amy Smith, Kelly                                                                                              at home.
                                                                                    above on a 4.00 scale. Students named to the President’s Honor Roll have
      HONOR Roll - Quarter 2               Stockdale                                                                                                                       Thursday, Feb. 10: UNI Honor
                                                                                    attained a perfect 4.00 GPA for the trimester.
              (3.250-3.667)                   Grade 12: Jake Bagley, Ashley                                                                                             Band.
                                                                                       Wellsburg: Brian A. Lage, Academic
    Grade 9: Owen Abkes, Lukas             Brandt, Courtney Clawson, Taryn
Christopherson, Austin Dolleslager,        Fisher, Jaimie Gray, Samantha


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Madison Fryslie, Morgan Harms,             Heitland, Brandy Johnson, Meghen
Brooke Harrenstein, Austin Heit-
land, Dillin Hofmeister, Jaime Huer-
                                           Jones, Mikayla Jones, Lauryn Kap-
                                           pel, Morgan Keene, Katelyn Mc-
                                                                                                                                   Heronimus,
ta, Evan Janssen, Eryn King, Ashley        Murray, Annette Swieter, Nicole                                                         scHmidt &
Stahl, Jacob Starr
    Grade 10: Joshua Bagley, Em-
                                           Thompson
                                                                                      advertising                                    Allen
                                                                                                                                     Attorneys-At-Law
ily Brekunitch, Brady Clark, Shelby             HONOR Roll - Semester 1
Ewalt, Audrey Hemmes, Hannah                           (3.250-3.667)                    is only                                           Office at
                                                                                                                                   507 3rd St., Wellsburg
Johnson, Jacob Johnon, Shelbi Ne-
derhoff, Reagan Rieken, Jessica
                                              Grade 9: Owen Abkes, Aus-
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               Church Worship Services                                                                                           Mind Your Conversations
          Grundy Center                            First Christian Reformed                Fredsville Lutheran Church
      American Lutheran Church                        Thomas Vos, Pastor                  Patricia Shaw, Interim Pastor
     Beth A. Olson, Interim Pastor                       641-869-3305                             319-989-2065
             319-824-3557                         9:30 a.m. Morning Worship              8:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School
       8:45 a.m. Worship Service                   10:30 a.m. Sunday School              9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship
                                                  7:00 p.m. Evening Worship                 10:30 a.m. Sunday School            While we usually think of conversa-
     Bethany Presbyterian Church                                                                                                tion as a spoken interchange between
      Tom & Jean Bower, Pastors                Pleasant Valley United Methodist         Liberty Baptist Church (GARBC)          two or more people, it is important to
             319-824-5471                            Dot Geersema, Pastor                    Dennis Sanders, Pastor             realize that conversation is virtually
       9:00 Adult Sunday School                          641-869-3637                            319-989-2141                   everywhere. Thinking is, in essence,
      10:00 a.m. Worship Service                  8:45 a.m. Morning Worship                 9:30 a.m. Sunday School             an internal conversation. Reading
                                                                                          10:45 a.m. Morning Worship
                                                       Reformed Church                   6 p.m. Evening Praise Service          a book or a magazine article is an
          First Baptist Church                                                                                                  extended conversation with an author.
         Mike Nemmers, Pastor                         Mike Weaver, Pastor
             319-824-3324                         9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                        beaman                       Television is likewise a sort of conver-
       9:15 a.m., Sunday School                      10:45 Sunday School                   United Methodist Church              sation, but one where we can click the
  10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service             6:30 p.m. Evening Bible Study                   641-366-2142                   remote to change conversation part-
       6:30 p.m. Evening Service                                                            9:30 a.m. Sunday School             ners without fear of offending anyone.
                                                  St. John Lutheran Church                10:45 a.m. Morning Worship            Our waking life is one big conversa-
       First Presbyterian Church                 Bruce Zimmermann, Pastor                                                       tion, and even our dream life is a kind
                                                 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship
       Reverend Mike Campbell
                                              9:45 a.m. Sunday School and Bible                    Conrad                       of conversation where our subcon-
              319-824-3152                                                                    Alice Church of God               scious mind seems to send messages
       9:00 a.m. Worship Service                            Class
                                                                                           Stephen E. Harvey, Pastor            to our conscious selves. We should
                                                St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran                   641-366-2072                  tend these conversations, and “mind”
        United Methodist Church                                                             9:30 a.m. Sunday School
           Matt Miller, Pastor                      Gary Burkhalter, Pastor                                                     them carefully. Take care to converse
                                                                                           10:30 a.m. Worship Service
             319-825-5408                                 641-869-3992                                                          with yourself in a kindly and edifying
         9 a.m. Worship Service                    10:30 a.m. Worship Service                                                   way; your thoughts become habits of
                                                      9:15 Sunday School                   First Presbyterian Church
      10:15 a.m. Adult Study at AP                                                           Kerry Carson, Pastor               mind. Mind your conversations with
 10:15 a.m. Pastor led Bible Study in FH
                                              St. Peter’s United Church of Christ                 641-366-2342                  friends and family; your character and
                                                     Harold Miller, Pastor                 8:45 a.m. Sunday School              reputation are built largely on your
  Orchard Hill Church (Center Theatre)                                                         11 a.m. Fellowship               words and whether they match your
             319-824-3039                                 641-869-3862
                                                    8 a.m. Morning Worship                                                      deeds. Exercise discretion over the
 9:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Worship Service                                                     United Methodist Church             “conversations” you have with the
                                                   United Reformed Church                    Jennifer Daniel, Pastor            media; don’t be a passive recipient of
              Holland                               Matthew Nuiver, Pastor                        641-366-2325
                                                                                                                                anything and everything that comes
      Colfax Center Presbyterian                         641-869-3633                       9:30 a.m. Sunday School
 Larry Hoop & Larry Doughan, Pastors                                                           10:45 a.m. Worship               your way but make an effort to fill
                                                  9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                                                     your mind with worthwhile material.
             319-824-5231                            10:45 Sunday School
      9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                     7 p.m. Evening Worship                    area CHurCHes                     Finally, consider that prayer is a con-
         10:45 Sunday School                                                             Holy Family Catholic Parish            versation with God and that we should
                                                Steamboat Rock Baptist Church                  Rev. David Kucera                not only speak but also listen to what
         New Hope Fellowship                        Harrison Lippert, Pastor                     319-345-2006                   God has to say to us.
        Gary Nibbelink, Pastor                  Bryce Roskens, Associate Pastor       Mass: 5 p.m., Saturday - Parkersburg
        10 a.m. Sunday Service                   8:45 a.m. Traditional Service             9 a.m., Sunday - Reinbeck
        6:30 p.m. Sunday Youth                       10 a.m. Sunday School
                                                 11 a.m. Contemporary Service               Salem Church of Lincoln
   Pleasant Valley Reformed Church                                                       Rev. Barb Muhs, Interim Pastor                                  Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
          Rev. Rick Vollema
             319-346-1090                                   dike                                 641-473-2450
                                              Lincoln Center Christian Reformed             9:25 a.m. Sunday School                                                             William Shakespeare
        9 a.m. Worship Service                                                             10:30 a.m. Worship Service
     10:30 a.m. Discussion Group                     Dale Janssen, Pastor
                                                        641-847-2888
                                                 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                  Bethel Reformed Church                             ******************************************************************************************
             WellsburG                            10:45 a.m. Sunday School                        319-347-6219
                                                                                                                                   Space for this series of religious messages for all faiths is provided by The Grundy
      East Friesland Presbyterian                                                            9 a.m. Worship Service
      Lynn Arends, Supply Pastor                   United Methodist Church                   10 a.m. Sunday School                     Register and these community-minded business and professional people:
             641-847-2896                           Dan Ridnouer, Pastor
        9:15 a.m. Sunday School                         319-989-2535                     Ivester Church of the Brethren                          Grundy Center                                                         WellsburG
      10:30 a.m. Morning Worship                    9 a.m. Sunday School                      Dennis Brown, Pastor                       R.S. Bacon Veneer Company                                  Doyen-Abels Funeral Home & Monument Co.
                                                  10:15 a.m. Worship Service                      641-858-3879                  Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home & Monument Co.                                    The Wellsburg Herald
      Faith Presbyterian Church                                                               9:00 a.m. Fellowship               Grundy Center Municipal Light & Power Dept.
             641-847-3188                     Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church           9:30 a.m. Christian Education
      9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                          319-988-3967                      10:30 a.m. Worship Service
                                                                                                                                  Grundy County Rural Electric Cooperative                                                  dike
       10:45 a.m. Sunday School                                                                   Noon potluck                              Grundy National Bank                                                Beninga Sanitation
                                                   Claudia Tessmer, Pastor                                                                   The Grundy Register
                                                        9 a.m. Worship                                                                                                                                  Dike Funeral Chapel & Monument Co.
                                                    10 a.m. Sunday School                  Reformed Church of Stout                         Heartland Cooperative                                                The Dike Register
                                                                                     David VanderLeest, Pastor 319-346-1487                  Richelieu Foods Inc.                                           Ubben Building Supplies, Inc.
                                                                                          9:30 a.m. Morning Worship                            Rouse Motor Co.
                                                                                          10:30 a.m. Fellowship Time
                                                                                             10:45 Sunday School

				
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