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                                                                                                                                            EAGLE GROVE

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                                                                                                                                                                  Winter Sports
                                                                                                                                                                                           Mike Boyd

                                                                                      Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                                                                              The                                          takes over
                                                                                                                                                                                           as new City
The first snow sampling of the season
While some people cringed at the sight of the white fluffy stuff falling from the sky on Friday,                                                       Elves            Clean your         Administrator
Dec. 3, 2010, others took full advantage of it. There’s just something about the first snowfall
that just tempts little boys like Mack Morgan (left) and Quinn Whaley (right) to roll in it, throw                                                     for            sidewalks…
it, and eat it while waiting for the prep-kindergarten school bus to arrive.                                Window Wonderland                          the            City Council
BRIEFLY                            Goodwill’s trailer to                                                                                             elderly
     Santa’s Warehouse             be in Eagle Grove
     Wednesday, Dec. 8               Goodwill’s Ambassador trailer will be in Eagle Grove beginning
    and Thursday, Dec. 9           Monday, Dec. 13, until Monday Dec. 20.
                                                                                                                                              School and
           5 - 7 p.m.                Donations are to be placed in the Ambassador trailer located at
        EG Elementary              the SE corner of town on South Jackson, the vacant lot.                                                                          trailer in EG
                                     Donations are to be placed as far to the front of the trailer as
              •••                  possible. Furniture and large appliances cannot be accepted.
    A Holiday of Music
                                     Goodwill will gratefully accept your donations of sellable
       Thursday, Dec. 9            clothing, usable working small appliances, and household goods,
          1 & 9 p.m.
                                   sporting goods, and toys.
 Clarion Elementary Gym              Donations are processed and sold in the Goodwill stores to support
              •••                  the programs and services we provide for people with disabilities
                                   and disadvantaging conditions.
                                                                                                             FBLA Conference
    Holiday Open House
        Friday, Dec. 10
        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    First State Bank - EG                                                                                                                                                                         Eagle Grove Eagle
                                                                                                                                               Ways to go
                                                                                                                                                                                                EARLY DEADLINE
   Breakfast With Santa                                                                                                                                                                               next week.
   Saturday, December 11
      9:30 & 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                              “green” this                                           All copy due
                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, Dec. 9th by
         reservations                                                                                                                           holiday                                         4 p.m. No exceptions!
    EG Memorial Library
              •••                                                                                                                             Leighism gets vocal
 Rotary Ann Open House
    Sunday, December 12
        2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
                                                                                  Photo by Karla Thompson                                    about shopping local
                                   Cody Harrison gets a fall in the opening round over
   North & South Homes
                                   Ballard’s wrestler at 152 during the Eagle Invite. Look                  Alumni EG Wrestlers      
                                   inside this week’s Eagle for more from this meet.
      Lots of Goodies &

                                                         Come and have
 Eagle Grove Chorale &
          EG Bronze
     Christmas Concert                                                                                                                                                                              Keylyee
    Sunday, December 12                                                                                                                                                                            Kepler at
             3 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                Breakfast

 United Methodist Church                                                                                                                                                                           with Santa
              •••                                                                                                                                                                                     2009
  School Board Meeting
       Monday, Dec. 13
             6 p.m.
  Superintendent’s Office

                                     with Santa
      Share Christmas
         Box Packing
       Tuesday, Dec. 14
      Starts at 8:30 a.m.
     Volunteers Welcome
      Fareway Holiday
         Open House

                                                  This Saturday,
     Wednesday, Dec. 15
           5 - 9 p.m.
      Eagle Grove Store
     4th-Grade Winter
      Thursday, Dec. 16
                                                    Dec. 11th
             7 p.m.
      RBMS Auditorium
                                       FREE at the EG Memorial Library
  EG Memorial Library
     and Equality Club
                                              Reservations for
  Are sponsoring a mitten
 tree at the library. Socks,

                                             9:30 a.m. & 10 a.m.
 underwear, mittens, hats,
  and monetary donations
   are greatly appreciated.

     Shop Local                           Bring your camera for pictures
                                                    with Santa
Great gift
 ideas for
everyone                                                                      (
                                                      Eagle Gove Chorale and EG Bronze concert
                                                              Sunday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.
                                                              United Methodist Church

  on your                             The following businesses encourage you to GET VOCAL, SHOP LOCAL

    list.                               …AND PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
                                   A & J Construction                       Eagle Building Supply                Goldfield Access Network        Malloy Law Firm                     Shopper’s Supply
                                   Alpharma Animal Health                   Eagle Grove Eagle                    J&J Sports                      Mel R. Sampson, Accounting          Sparboe
                                   Anderson Trenching                       Eagle Grove Greenhouses              Jessica’s Country Kitchen       Oldson’s Plumbing, Heating          State Farm Insurance
     Ben Franklin®                 Bachel’s Body Shop                       Eagle Monument                       Knudsen Realty                  & A/C                               Town & Country Insurance
  EAGLE GROVE • 448-3543           Ben Franklin                             Eagle Pharmacy                       Knutzon’s Inc.                  Parrott Family Chiropractic         Wright Medical Center
               HOURS:              Cellular Connect                         Fareway Stores                       Lalor Construction              Ryerson Realty LLC
           Mon. - Fri. 9 - 6       Christ Furniture                         First Sate Bank                      Lewright’s                      Sadler Construction Co.
      Sat. 9 - 5 • Sun. Noon - 4   City of Eagle Grove                      Foust Funeral Home                   Lyle’s Ford-Mercury             Security Savings Bank

    Contact us by e-mail at                                                              314 W. Broadway P.O. Box 6                              Mailed December 8, 2010
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Clean your sidewalks or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo by Kim Demory

City will clean your pockets
     At Monday evening’s Dec. 6th                                                                                                           attempt to clear the street from snow,        Public Hearing Notice                 for or against the property; no matter
City Council meeting, the Council                                                                                                           is slowed down or hindered when               Greg Umthun is requesting             where you live in Eagle Grove.
discussed Ordinance 136.03, which                                                                                                           vehicles are parked on the streets.      a Public Hearing concerning the                 Sewer Grant
requires all homeowners to remove                                                                                                                Amending Resolutions                planning and zoning of the former               Since the City has qualified for
snow, ice, and accumulation after                                                                                                                Resolution 2010-61, which           Umthun building, located at 910 S.         over $2 million for improving the
a snow event from their sidewalks.                                                                                                          deals with Ordinance Amending            Jackson. The hearing is set for Dec.       sewer system in the SE part of town,
Even though this Ordinance has                                                                                                              of 62-01, was heard and will be on       20th (the next regularly scheduled         information is starting to flow to us.
been in place for a while, the City                                                                                                         the next agenda. It states that all      City Council meeting), at 7 p.m., at       They are discussing a schedule of
will now enforce it. You will have                                                                                                          owners and drivers of motor vehicles     the City Council Chambers.                 how the construction will take place.
24 hours to clear the snow from your                                                                                                        are required to maintain financial             The hearing will be conducted         For instance, the first step is to select
sidewalk when the snowfall finishes.                                                                                                         liability coverage. This is done so      for rezoning from R2 to R4 and part        an engineer. After that, designs will
After the 24-hour period has passed,                                                                                                        that the majority of the fine money       of the area that will be rezoned from      be completed and permits applied
you could be charged a minimum of                                                                                                           for those not covered by insurance       I1 to R4. These zoning changes are         for and land aquired. There are six
$30 for the City to remove the snow.                                                                                                        can be recovered by the City.            necessary for the redevelopment            phases to this project.
     Because the City employees do
not have the time or manpower to
                                                                                                                                                 Resolution 2010-61 amending
                                                                                                                                            chapter 97.02.04 and 97.02.05 (Sewer
                                                                                                                                                                                     of the property into apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                     complexes. Property owners in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     More information will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                forthcoming concerning the time/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           In memory
shovel sidewalks, a discussion was                                                                                                          Inspection). Several individuals that    the Parkview area, as well as all          months that construction will start                                                        City Administrator Mike Boyd (left)
held to hire various organizations                                                                                                          have purchased property where there      residents living close to that area, are   and the process it will go through.                                                        and Mayor Ray Kellogg (right)
from the school (FBLA, NHS, etc).                                                                                                           was an existing house or building, and   invited to attend the meeting. The         You can be assured that your                                                               presented Connie Riley with a
to do the job. The City will collect                                                                                                        their plans were to destroy, remove,     City will be sending a copy of the         hometown newspaper will keep you                                                           plaque Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 in
the money and distribute it to the                                                                                                          or burn the buildings…was there a        proposed changes and how it will           fully informed of the construction                                                         grateful appreciation of all that her
organization who did the clearing.                                                                                                          need for a sewer inspection since it     effect your property. If you would         project.                                                                                   husband, the late Paul Riley, did for
     Chief of Police Dan Carrigan                                                                                                           is required by the ordinance when        like an opportunity to speak to the             These improvements, from                                                              the City of Eagle Grove. Paul was
also reminded everyone of the                                                                                                               there is a transfer or property? Since   Council regarding your questions           beginning to end, will take                                                                a firefighter for 42 years and served
snow ban enforcements. If the City                                                                                                          there will be no existing building       or concerns, be present at the next        approximately three years to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           as one of the original EMTs. “He
receives one inch or more of snow,                                                                                                          on the property after destruction/       Council meeting.                           complete.
the police department can fine you                                                                                                           removal of the existing building, no          This apartment complex will                Comments? Go to:                                                                      loved the fire department and this
for parking your vehicle in the                                                                                                             inspection is required.                  have a major change in the area.                                                                      town, and it really showed,” said
street. The Street Department, in an                                                                                                                                                 Don’t miss the opportunity to speak             Attn: Leigh Banwell                                                                   Connie.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Gingerbread house winner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deb Smith was voted by the public to be the winner of $100 in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Chamber Bucks inthe Gingerbread House Contest held in conjunction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           with Window Wonderland. Deb’s house is number two (on the left).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Second place went to Peggy Erickson who won $75 in Chamber
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           bucks. Shea Whaley won $25 Chamber Bucks for her third-place

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           finish. Watch the Christmas edition of the Eagle for photos of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           gingerbread houses.

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A Thanksgiving
gathering at
                                                                                                                             Ready for the challenge
                                                                                                                                  Mike Boyd has lived in Eagle                                                      Boyd also has more than 20
Moka Cafe                                                                                                                    Grove for 45 years of his life. Now,                                              years with Electrolux, many of
      Chances are, the dining room                                                                                           he’s ready to take on a brand new                                                 those years as a supervisor. Most
table was your most important                                                                                                challenge as a resident of Eagle                                                  recently, he was a lab supervisor in
gathering place of Thanksgiving. For                                                                                         Grove…leading the City as the new                                                 Belmond.
many, it’s not so much the food that’s                                                                                       Administrator.                                                                         Boyd admits that the one
on it, but the people who are around                                                                                              Boyd was ready and willing to                                                thing he would like to do more of
it.                                                                                                                          give 100 percent in working with                                                  is get involved in local clubs and
      It was with this intention that                                                                                        Mayor Ray Kellogg and the City                                                    organizations. Having spent so
Bert Aukland and Corrie Mork,                                                                                                Council members when he walked                                                    much time on school, family, and
owners of Moka Cafe in Eagle Grove,
planned a community Thanksgiving                                                                                             into his office for his first day on the                                            working out of town has limited his
feast at their restaurant. The guest                                                                                         job, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010.                                                     opportunities. Now that he is the
list included any local resident who                                                                                                                                                                           Eagle Grove City Administrator,
was looking for someone to share
                                                                                                                                “I really believe                                                              he will make these community
their holiday meal with.          There                                                                                      that at this time in                                                              organizations a priority…and he’s
was no income guideline, and in                                                                Photo by Cathy Vanderheiden
                                                                                                                                                                                                               excited to get involved with them.
fact, the entire meal was free. They                 Eagle Grove Bronze members practicing                                   my career, it will be                                                                  Boyd was upfront in saying
were hoping to feed the hungry, give                                                                                         very satisfying to give                                                           that he realizes being the City
company to the lonely, and provide           Chorale and Bronze in concert                                                                                                                                     Administrator will be different
a gathering place where they could           Do you enjoy the beautiful music of the Christmas season? If you are            back to the community.                                                            from anything he’s done, and that
share all they were thankful for.          thinking “Yes, I do.” I know of a great way you can hear some of this
                                                                                                                                                                            New Eagle Grove
      Bert said that for the first year,                                                                                      Eagle Grove has been                     City Administrator, Mike Boyd            the older one gets, the tougher it is
things went really, really well.           music.                                                                                                                                                              to change.
      “It was just wonderful,” she said      On Sunday, December 12 at 3:00 pm, the Eagle Grove Chorale and Eagle            very good to me, and
proudly to have satisified a dream she      Grove Bronze are uniting for a Christmas concert at the Eagle Grove United        I think I have a lot I                   above-and-beyond efforts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “I, however, think change
has had for many years of hosting          Methodist Church. The program, “Joy to the World” will add to your pleasure                                                     “It’s admirable when you
such an event.                             of the season.
                                                                                                                             can contribute to the                    have long-term employees who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                               helps me to keep things in
      Bert guessed there were between                                                                                        town,” said Boyd passionately.
60 and 80 meals served that day, and         Roi Anne Gearhart is the director of the Eagle Grove Chorale. The Chorale
                                                                                                                                   As he settles into his new
                                                                                                                                                                      dedicated to their jobs…especially
                                                                                                                                                                      when budgets and salaries are
                                                                                                                                                                                                               perspective,” he said.
she’s hoping that the number will be       began as the A Sharp Music Club, an all woman group, performing for over                                                                                                 In his free time, Boyd will
even higher next year.                     50 years. Roi Anne became involved with the Club in the 1970’s. That group        position, Boyd sees two areas as his     constrained,” Boyd commented.            continue to teach human resource
      “God willing…we will hold a          evolved into the Eagle Grove Chorale in the 1980’s, a group with both male        top priorities; working on job and            At the same time, he wants to       management and other related
Thanksgiving feast like this again         and female members. Sandy Muzzey is the assistant director. Ann Shriver           business development, as well as         make sure that the work done by          business classes during the evenings
next year in Eagle Grove,” she said.                                                                                         promoting community pride.               City employees is of value to the        at Buena Vista. He also enjoys
      Even though the preparations         and David Moklebust are accompanists for the group of 25-30 voices.
                                                                                                                                   “Through the years we’ve all       public, to make sure their tax dollars   spending time outdoors, hunting and
began in the early morning hours,            The Eagle Grove Bronze has the amazing ability to play on 4 octaves             seen the trials of a small community     are being well spent, whether they       fishing with his sons, and surfing
the workload was made easier by            of hand bells with a ten group ensemble. Cathy Moklebust is not only the          with declining employment and            be for employees who are appointed
countless volunteers. Bert and Corrie                                                                                                                                                                          the web for things to read that are
                                           director of the Bronze, but also has arranged some of the music performed         struggling businesses,” he said. “But    or hired.
were touched beyond belief by the                                                                                                                                                                              educational and thought-provoking.
                                           by both the Bronze and the Chorale. She and her husband, David, have              it all goes back to energizing people         Boyd’s management experience             There’s one more thing that
generosity of community members,
buisnesses, family, and friends            also arranged two familiar carols for the audience to sing along with the         and providing good leadership to         comes from a wealth of education         Boyd may undertake in his free
who contributed. There were three          Choraleand the Bronze.                                                            turn things around.”                     and training, including returning to     time…years ago, when he began
different people who dropped in at           Really get yourself into the mood of this holiday season by attending the             Boyd would also like to spend      Iowa Central Community College           buying property for rental income,
Moka…not to eat, but to make a $100        concert Sunday afternoon. You’ll be glad you did!                                 some time analyzing all the city         in his 30’s to obtain an Associates      he wrote down in his planner that his
contribution to the cause.                   Watch for the profiles of these talented Eagle Grovians in the Christmas         employees and the jobs they do.          Degree. He then went on to earn a        long-term goal was to one day earn
      Although there was no charge                                                                                           He realizes, as a man with past          BA in business management from           his masters degree. He achieved
for the meal (that wan’t the purpose       Edition of the “Eagle.”
                                                                                                                             management experience, that often        Buena Vista Fort Dodge, all while        that goal when he was 54!
of the gathering), at the end of the day                                                                                     times their efforts and dedications      being a husband to his wife (Jackie)
Moka had received roughly $900.                                                                                                                                                                                     “Who knows, maybe I’ll go
                                                                                                                             can be easily overlooked. That           and helping to raise their four          back for my PHD,” he added.
From that, Bert and Corrie deposited                                                                                         is why he would like to not only
$755 in the “Thanksgiving Account”                                                                                                                                    children (Brad, Michelle, Michea,             Comments? Go to:
for next year’s meal, $50 to Upper Des                                                                                       develop a close working relationship     and Lars). He even eventually       
Moines Opportunity, and another $50                                                                                          with them, but also take a look at       earned a Master’s Degree through              Attn: Kim Demory
to the Food Pantry.                                                                                                          how they can be recognized for their     Liberty University of Virginia.
      While there were many good
stories to share about the fellowship
of the day, there was one scene that
really stuck out. Three different
ladies came to Moka by themselves…
but were thankful to eat together as
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                                                                                                                               The student returns as the teacher
     Courthouse                                                                                                                     Ryan Pedersen was sitting in
                                                                                                                               Jerry Becker’s ninth-grade history
                                                                                                                               class when he first realized he
                                                                                                                               wanted to be a teacher.

                                                                                                                                    “I was so amazed at the passion
                                                                                                                               and love that he showed for teaching,”
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                                                                                                                               but I really enjoyed them because he
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   CLERK OF COURT                          +costs.                                  Living Trust (Q.C.D.) 31-93-23 SW          be that type of teacher. I want to
   Brian Joseph Arnold of Des                 Susan Jane Nelson of Belmond,         Riverview Subdivision; 30-93-23            touch the lives of my students and
Moines, speeding 60 in 55 m.p.h.           speeding 35 in 25 m.p.h. zone while      NE Tract; 19-93-23 SW Tract; 19-           my athletes on a regular basis.”
zone on 10-29-10 while operating a         operating a Chevrolet passenger car      93-23 NW Tract; Lots 7, 8 & 9 Blk 4             When Pedersen graduated from
Chevrolet S-10 pickup in the 3000          in 500 Block of Luick Lane North,        Country Club Estates to Belmond.           the University of Northern Iowa in
Block of Highway #69, $92.                 Belmond, on 11-08-10, $54 + costs.          Larry A. and Wilma W. Aldrich           2003 with a degree in elementary
   Aundreah Brianna Aune of                   Alejandro Puente-Morales of           to Larry A. Aldrich LE, Wilma W.           education, he had hoped to find work
Minneapolis, Minnesota, speeding           Clarion, no proof of insurance on        Aldrich LE, Elizabeth A. Rydberg,          in a small community like Eagle
20 m.p.h. over posted limit + $5 each      2005 Ford pickup while traveling on      Janice K. Booth, Jeanette A. Morris,       Grove, but he never dreamed he
additional mile on 10-18-10 while          R-38 on 10-18-10, $337.50 + costs.       Mark A. Aldrich (WD) 21-92-23              would one day have the opportunity
operating a 2005 Mercury passenger            Juan C. Quinanela of Perry,           NW; 14-92-23 SW, undivided 3/8             to return to his alma mater (a 1998
car on I-35, mile marker 152, $162         operating a 1999 Ford passenger          interest; 23-92-23 NW, undivided           graduate).                                1998 Eagle Grove High School graduate Ryan Pedersen has
+ costs.                                   car on Highway #69, south of             3/8 interest.                                   After spending three years           returned home to teach second grade students.
   Christopher Brandon Bittner             intersection of 310th Street on 11-06-      Burdette N. and Clarice H.              as a substitute teacher in the Iowa
of Fort Dodge, operating a 2008            10 without a valid driver’s license,     Thompson to Andrea L. Anderson             City and Ankeny school districts,              Pedersen will also be taking            Pedersen pointed out, “I not
Kia in 100 Block of South Main,            $270 + costs; speeding 6-10 m.p.h.       (WD) 6-91-24 SW tract in Outlot 3.         Pedersen heard of the second-grade        his teaching skills to the basketball   only want my students to learn the
Clarion without proof of liability on      over limit, $54 + costs.                    Robert L. Coon to Leo C. Kiley          teaching position in the middle of        court. His contract includes him        subject matter they need to know in
vehicle, $337.50 + costs; no current          Juan S. Reyes of Galt, operating      (WD) Lot 1 Blk 21 Original Addition        this school year and jumped at the        as the EGHS JV Boys’ Basketball         second grade, but I want them to also
registration displayed on or with          a motor vehicle without a valid          to Goldfield.                              chance. As a result of state funding      Team coach.                             learn to be good kids of character.
vehicle, $27 + costs.                      driver’s license on 10-24-10 in 800         Stephen K. and Joan R. DeCook           received after classes began, and              Pedersen’s     wife,     Rachel    I want them to learn to treat others
   Richard Stephen Brooks II of            Block of Central Avenue, Clarion,        to James D. Schipull (WD) 33-92-26         large class sizes, the Eagle Grove        (Swalin), is also an Eagle Grove        with respect. I want the students to
North Olmstead, Ohio, speeding 11-         $270 + costs.                            NE E ½ lying north of RR r-o-w.            School District was able to hire          High School graduate. For now,          have fun and love to come to school.
15 m.p.h. over posted limit on 10-            Douglas David Schiltz of Dakota          Hazel K. Barmore, Lois B.               Pedersen, who began on October            she and their two children, Natalie     My personal goal as a teacher is to
07-10 on I-35, mile marker 153, with       City, speeding 85 in 55 m.p.h. zone      Kagan, POA/Lois B. Kagan/Mikael            28, 2010. This required some class        (four) and Gavin (two) are staying      be someone the students can look up
a 2010 Chevrolet van, $108 + costs.        on 10-24-10 while operating a            Kagan, Paul Michael Barmore/Dale           restructuring from two to three, but      at their home in Ankeny. He stays       to…in and out of the classroom.”
   Larry Gordon Bullock, Jr. of            Lincoln passenger car in 1900 Block      H. Barmore/Steven W. and Wendy             Pedersen wholeheartedly believes it       with his parents, Darrell and Shelby         In his free time, Pedersen enjoys
Stratford, speeding 6-10 m.p.h.            of Highway #3, $255.                     Barmore to Cahalan Investments             was worth the effort. Smaller class       Pedersen, during the week, and          reading books and playing with his
over posted limit on 10-21-10 while           Sean Stein of Eagle Grove, stop       LLC (WD) Lots 16, 17, 18 & 19 Blk          sizes far outweigh any disruption the     then travels home to his wife and       children, as well as watching and
operating a 1997 Buick passenger           sign violation on 10-26-10 while         1 Miller and Odenheimer’s Addition         switching may have caused.                children on the weekend. It won’t       playing all types of sports.
car on C-70, $54 + costs.                  operating a Buick passenger car near     to Eagle Grove.                                 “Having three sections allows        be for that much longer, though,             Comments? Go to:
   Douglas Peter Carnahan of               intersection of Ida Avenue on C-70,         Lawrence A. Brott to Richard            the children to have more individual      as the whole family is making the  
Grimes, seat belt violation on 10-         $140 + costs.                            W. Mussman (WD) Lot 19 exc. N              time with the teachers,” Pedersen         move to Eagle Grove by the end of            Attn: Kim Demory
18-10 while operating a 1996 Ford             Shannon Kay Sturgeon of Iowa          55’; Lot 20 exc. N 55’ Lot 20, Blk 2       added.                                    this month.
F-250 pickup on Highway #69 near           Falls, operating a motor vehicle         Sheldon’s Addition to Clarion.
the intersection of 290th Street,          without proof of liability, 10-20-10,       Kathleen H. Dorr to Chad A. and
$67.50 + costs.                            while traveling on Highway #69           Melanie K. Porter (WD) Lot 5, Lot           WE NEED YOUR RECIPES!!
   Jacob Fuentes Castaneda of Eagle        near intersection of 230th Street,       6 W ½ Blk 2 Kirkendall Addition to
Grove, operating a non-registered          $402.50.                                 Belmond.
vehicle (1994 Plymouth) on Highway            Iqbal Singh Takhar of Delano,                   WRIGHT COUNTY                                                                               The
#17 on 10-20-10, $67.50 + costs.           California, stop sign violation on 10-      SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
   Joseph Patrick Condon of Barnum,        27-10 while operating a 2008 KW             *Any criminal charge listed
speeding 6-10 m.p.h. over posted           semi tractor/trailer on Highway #69,     is merely an accusation and any
limit on 10-06-10 with a 2009 Ford         $135 + costs.                            defendant is presumed innocent until
passenger car on C-70, $54 + costs;           Jonathan Tapia of Belmond,            and unless proven guilty.
speeding 11-15 m.p.h. over posted          operating a motor vehicle without           11-24-10: A deer/vehicle accident
limit on 10-13-10 while eastbound          valid driver’s license in the 1300       was reported by Laura Jane Wenzel                Do you have a favorite
on C-54, $108 + costs.                     Block of Highway #69, Belmond on         of Belmond as she was traveling                HOLIDAY RECIPE you
   Johnie Max Creamer of Rainier,
Washington, seat belt violation on
10-18-10 while operating a 1986
                                           10-29-10, $275 + costs.
                                              Carlos Torres Sanche of Webster
                                           City, operating a Cadillac passenger
                                                                                    near the National By-Product plant
                                                                                    north of Belmond. A deer came up
                                                                                    from the ditch and struck her 2004
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Ford F-250 pickup on Ida Avenue
near the intersection of 240th Street,
$67.50 + costs.
                                           car on 10-28-10 without a valid
                                           driver’s license, $335.
                                              Adrian Warick Tuuga of Garner,
                                                                                    Trailblazer, causing approximately
                                                                                    $1,100 in damages.
                                                                                              11-24-10: An accident was
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   John Louis Derrig of Fort Dodge,        operating       1998 Peterbilt semi      reported by Berta Martinez Alberts            the Eagle readers? Please
                                                                                                                                                                             Eagle Grove                    Eagle Grove Area
speeding 35 in 25 m.p.h. zone on 10-       tractor/trailer on 10-25-10, Highway     of Clarion as she was traveling on                     email them to:
16-10 on N.W. 4th and Commercial           #69, without a properly functioning      Hancock Avenue. As she attempted
in Eagle Grove with a Ford Mustang,        air brake warning device, $67.50 +       to turn west onto C-54, she lost                   Online Only Subs               Print Only Subs
$54 + costs.                               costs; glazing permits <70% of light,    control of the vehicle due to icy road               All recipes will be                 $9.00 — 13 weeks               $15.00 — 3 months
   Linda Dlouhy of Belmond, stop           $67.50 + costs.                          conditions and the 2002 Chrysler               contributed to their senders.
sign violation on 10-28-10 while              Alberto Zongue-Xaxni of Clarion,      van rolled into the ditch. The vehicle         If you would like to include
                                                                                                                                                                             $17.00 — 26 weeks              $25.00 — 6 months
operating a Buick passenger car            speeding 75 in 55 m.p.h. zone on         sustained approximately $5,000 in
                                                                                                                                    a photo of your recipe, or a             $24.00 — 39 weeks              $36.00 — 9 months
on 7th Street and First Street S.E.,       11-01-10 while operating a Pontiac       damages.
Belmond,                                   passenger car on C-70, $181.50.             11-24-10: A 2007 Ford Explorer              photo of you or your family               $30.00 — 52 weeks              $46.00 — 1 year
                                                                                                                                      preparing the recipe, we
   Crystal Ann Eckhoff of Belmond,            BIRTHS-WRIGHT MEDICAL                 XLT, registered to Rafael Meza                                                           $60.00 — 2 years               $92.00 — 2 years
speeding 1-5 m.p.h. over posted            CENTER, CLARION                          of Eagle Grove was found                       would enjoy including them
limit on 9-29-10 with a 1997 Honda            Male, YoVani Cesar Morales, born      abandoned with vehicle sustaining              as well. Please identify the              $90.00 — 3 years
passenger car on C-20, $27 + costs.        November 1, 2010 to Jessica Reena        approximately $3,000 in damages.
   Todd Dean Fekkers of Meservey,          Klinger Martinez-Roque, Webster             11-24-10: An accident was
                                                                                                                                  people in the photo. This is a
speeding 1-5 m.p.h. over posted limit      County, Iowa.                            reported by Carlos Hernandez of                free submission, so why not               Eagle Grove Online/Print Combo Subs
on 9-28-10 while operating a 1994             Female, Jayla Rae Williams,           Clarion as he was traveling on                          participate?!
Ford passenger car on Highway $69,         born November 2, 2010 to Jennifer        Highway #3 with a 1995 Ford SUV.                                                         $20.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 13 weeks
$27 + costs.                               Sue Hammel, Cerro Gordo County,          The icy road conditions may have                                                         $32.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 26 weeks
   Mark Alan Foss of Belmond,              Iowa.                                    been the cause of the driver losing
seat belt violation on 10-19-10               Female, Caroline Rose Bowman,         control of the vehicle, going into the                                                   $45.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 39 weeks
with operating a 2003 Toyota in            born November 3, 2010 to David           ditch and rolling over. The vehicle                                                      $56.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 52 weeks
the 400 Block of First Street S.E. in      Alan and Rita Joyce Peters Bowman,       sustained approximately $5,000 in
Belmond, $67.50 + costs.                   Franklin County, Iowa.                   damages.                                                                                 $112.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 2 years
   Rafael Garcia of Clarion, operating
a motor vehicle without proof of
                                              Female, Alexa Marie Nelson-
                                           Antunez, born November 4, 2010 to
                                                                                       11-26-10: Lawrence Ray Basener
                                                                                    of Belmond reported damage to his
                                                                                                                                                                             $168.00 Wright and Surrounding Counties — 3 years
liability on 10-22-10, $397.50.            Kallie Marie Nelson, Wright County,      mailbox and supporting post.
   Kelsey Allison Hill of Clarion,         Iowa.                                       11-27-10: A 1997 Chevrolet
speeding 6-10 m.p.h. over posted              Female, Alayna Marie Alaniz,          pickup, registered to Mark Edward
                                                                                                                                                                             $22.00 Elsewhere — 13 weeks
limit on 10-13-10 while operating          born November 11, 2010 to Sheri          Wooster of Eagle Grove, was found                                                        $35.00 Elsewhere — 26 weeks
a 1996 Oldsmobile on Highway #3            Sue Harms, Wright County, Iowa.          on its top in the ditch on 285th Street/
near the intersection of Franklin             Male, Pryce Alan Dougherty,           intersection of Emmett Avenue.                                                           $49.00 Elsewhere — 39 weeks
Avenue, $54 + costs.                       born November 11, 2010 to Eric           At the time officers arrived on the                                                      $61.00 Elsewhere — 52 weeks
   Heather      Marie      Kimbrough-      Arthur and Jayme Nicole Weiland          scene there was no driver present.
Slaikeu of Eagle Grove, dark               Dougherty, Wright County, Iowa.          Randy Joseph Wooster, age 18, of                                                         $122.00 Elsewhere — 2 years
window/windshield tint violation on           Male, Alec Joseph Lamfers-Hill,       Eagle Grove was the apparent driver                                                      $183.00 Elsewhere — 3 years
2006 Dodge passenger car on 10-18-         born November 12, 2010 to Robbie         at the time of accident. Charges are
10, C-54 near the intersection of Ida      Andrew and Emily Suzanne Perry           pending.
Avenue, $67.50 + costs.                    Lamfers-Hill, Wright County, Iowa.          11-28-10: Jeremiah Preston Cobb,
          Philip      Knudtson        of                  PROPERTY                  age 30, of Mason City – Arrested for
Belmond, failure to maintain control                TRANSACTIONS                    Outstanding Warrant.
of 2006 Dodge passenger car on 3rd            William J. and Bonnie Hocraffer/         12-01-10: A deer/vehicle accident
Street N.E. at intersection of 7th         Edward A. Hocraffer/Mary K. and          was reported by Diana Lynn Allen
Avenue N.E. on 11-12-10, $135 +            Robert Kidd/Mark A. and Michelle         of Eagle Grove as she was traveling
costs.                                     Hocraffer/Michael and Donna F.           on Highway #17 near Eagle Grove
   Tiffany Ann Larson of Webster           Pomajzl to D. Richard Hocraffer          with a 1997 Ford van. The vehicle
City, speeding 6-10 m.p.h. over            (WD) 19-91-24 SWFR.                      sustained approximately $2,000 in
posted limit on 10-21-10 while                D. Richard and Denise Hocraffer       damages.
operating a 2000 Buick passenger           to Edward A. Hocraffer LE (WD)
car on C-70, $54 + costs.                  19-91-24 SW Parcel Letter A.                                                                                                         The first of the New Year is just around the corner
   Alexander Martinez of Humble,              Jeffrey J. and Elisabeth S.                                                                                                       so why not start your New Year’s resolution now.
Texas, speeding 16-20 m.p.h.
over posted limit on 10-06-10
while operating a 2010 Chevrolet
passenger car on Highway #69,
                                           Neighbors to Aaron and Janel M.
                                           Parrott (WD) Lot 9 exc. W 15’, Lots
                                           10, 11 & 12 Blk 8 Fitzmaurice’s First
                                           Addition to Eagle Grove.                  Our energy cOmes thrOugh. 215 N. COMMERCIAL, EAGLE GROVE • 603-6412
                                                                                                           AMPRIDE                                                                       Wright Medical Wellness Center
                                                                                                                                                                                  has the perfect membership for you that will
                                                                                                                                                                                             fit your needs and desires.
$121.50 + costs.                              Kendall L. and Angela J.                                                                                                                         Our winter hours are:
   Leo Oren Moretto of Apple Valley,       Johnson to Jeffrey J. and Elisabeth         2 New Hot Sub Sandwiches                                                                      Monday- Thursday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm;

Minnesota, speeding 6-10 m.p.h.            S. Neighbors (WD) 23-91-26 SW

                                                                                                                                         $ 99
over posted limit on 10-29-10 while        Tract.                                                                                                                            Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
operating a 1993 Chevrolet pickup             Patricia Holmes Irrevocable Trust,                    Steak & Cheddar                                                                       and Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
on Highway #17, $54 + costs.
   Jessie Lee Morris of Eagle Grove,
                                           Gerald C. Holmes, Trustee to Gerald
                                           C. and Doris M. Holmes (WD) 1-92-                              AND
failure to display registration plate on
2001 Chevrolet van while traveling
                                              Alfred Thomas and Karen C.
on Highway #3 near the intersection        Stadtlander to Alfred Thomas and                                                  Chili served Mon. - Fri.
of O’Brien Avenue on 10-18-10, $27         Karen C. Stadtlander Revocable                                                Stop in & warm up with a bowl!
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Bayview Study Club meets
  Bayview Study Club met November 30, 2010, at the home of Carol
Ganzeveld. President Marylyn Wilson opened the meeting with a holiday
poem. She then introduced the speakers Marcella Johnson and Marilyn
Jorgensen. They talked about the “Share a Christmas with a Family” program
that has been helping families at Christmas time for the past 25 years. Club
members brought items to be donated, and also contributed monetarily to
help the program.
  After the program, 15 members answered roll call. The members recited
the club collect.
  Minutes of the October meeting were read and approved. Treasurer’s
                                                                                                                                                                   Eagle Grove News
report was given and approved. There were no bills.
  Correspondence was read and committee reports were given. Several
members turned in reading lists. These are to be turned into Terri Suhumskie                                                                                     It’s a Boy!
by the end of December. Scholarship papers were distributed to the                                                                                                  Aaron and Shonda Schafer of Eagle Grove are proud to announce the birth
scholarship committee.                                                                                                                                           of a son, Colson Edward Schafer, November 29, 2010, at Wright Medical
  In old business, members voted on new members. They will be asked to                                                                                           Center, Clarion. He weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces. He joins Megan 8, Cael
join before the next meeting.                                                                                                                                    7, and Hayden 2.
  The next meeting will be February 8, 2011, at the home of Kris Smith at 7                                                                                         Grandparents are Betty Stephenson, Eagle Grove, and Ron and Patti
p.m. Meeting was adjourned. Christmas songs were sung and desserts were                                                                                          Schafer, Massena, Iowa.

Joanna Kraft initiated into Honor Society                                                                                                                        Educators’ sorority meets
                                                                                                                                                                   Alpha Delta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary sorority
  Joanna Mae Kraft, daughter of Mike and Diane Kraft, Goldfield, has                                                                                              for women educators, met on November 18, 2010, at the Eagle Grove
been initiated into the UNI chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor                                                                                        Greenhouse. Betty Wilde showed the group the season’s newest in holiday
Society in Education. Joanna is a Junior Elementary Education major with a                                                                                       decor, and she also talked about the various poinsettias the greenhouse has
Literacy/Special Education minor, and is also a member of the UNI Chapter                              Jordan and Sarah Alborn                                   for sale.
of the Student Reading Association. The initiation was held in the UNI                                                                                             After the program, the group went to Joyce Wearmouth’s home for a
Maucker Union Central Ballroom on October 3, 2010. The keynote address            Thomason-Alborn wedding                                                        business meeting. Members answered roll call by sharing the name of a
was delivered by former chapter president Lisa Volesky, a Chicago science           Sarah Thomason and Jordan Alborn, both originally of Eagle Grove, were
                                                                                                                                                                 “Rising Star in Television”. The monthly altruistic project consisted of
teacher.                                                                          married September 18, 2010, at Orchard Hill Reformed Church in Cedar           collecting personal hygiene products to be given to area schools in Webster
                                                                                  Falls. Parents of the couple are Ralph and Pat Thomason, Eagle Grove,          City, Clarion, and Eagle Grove.
                                                                                  and Mike and Sue Alborn-Yilek, of Dubuque, and the late Dwight Alborn
Mark Kist helps                                                                   of Laurens. Grandparents are Ardis Eilts of Ireton; Dale and Genevieve
                                                                                  Thomason of Eagle Grove; June Alborn of Laurens; and Pat and Bob
                                                                                                                                                                   Hostesses for the meeting were Joyce Wearmouth and Nylene Van
                                                                                                                                                                   The next meeting will be Saturday, December 11, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., in
Wartburg claim                                                                    Gambaiana of Waverly.
                                                                                    The Maid of Honor was Emily Salberg, of Denver, Colo., cousin of the
                                                                                                                                                                 Clarion, at the home of Elaine Nichols.

                                                                                  bride. Bridesmaids were Alana Alt, of Eagle Grove, Nichole Johnson, of         Laureate Alpha Alpha meets
Simpson tourney title                                                             West Des Moines, Randi Willard of West Des Moines, all friends of the
                                                                                  bride, and Ashley Moore, of Dubuque, sister of the groom. Flower girls were
                                                                                                                                                                   Laureate Alpha Alpha of Beta Sigma Phi met November 16, 2010, at the
                                                                                                                                                                 home of Sharon Fisher. President Joan Baker called the meeting to order
    Second-ranked            Wartburg    ranked Ryan Malo of Williams 6-4         Randi and Rylie Moore, both of Dubuque, nieces of the groom.                   with eight members answering roll call. Minutes of the previous meeting
wrapped up an impressive week            in a rematch of last year’s national       The Best Man was James Brackey, of Tucson, Ariz., cousin of the groom.       were read and approved.
with five individual champions at the     finals.                                   Groomsmen were Brett and Brock Iverson, both of West Des Moines, friends         A donation will be given to the food pantry for maintenance. A memorial
Simpson Storm Invitational Dec. 4.            Freshman 165-pounder Landon         of the groom; Justin Kennedy, of Bettendorf, friend of the groom; and Steve    and a yellow rose will be given in memory of longtime member Dorothy
    The Knights, en route to the         Williams of Davenport took                                                                                              Middleton.
                                                                                  Niederhauser, of San Diego, also friend of the groom.
team title (184 points), had senior      runner-up honors, while senior                                                                                            Sharon Fisher gave the program with numerous Thanksgiving readings,
                                                                                    After a honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple lives in Cedar Falls.            including a short history of John Chapman, better known as Johnny
157-pounder Carrington Banks of          125-pounder Mark Kist of Eagle
Stockbridge, Ga., junior 174-pounder     Grove, sophomore 141-pounder               The bride is teaching and coaching in Clarksville, and the groom is a        Appleseed, and the story of a 16-year-old boy who learned the blessing of
Ben Scott of Adel, junior 184-           Tommy Mirocha of Davenport, and          financial advisor with FSB Warner Financial in Waterloo.                        helping others by delivering meals to the needy.
pounder Dylan Azinger of DeWitt,         junior 133-pounder Mike Kremer of                                                                                         Each member shared their Thanksgiving plans.
junior 197-pounder Byron Tate of         Independence each placed third.                                                                                           Lunch was served by the hostess.
Clinton and senior heavyweight                The Knights return to the mats at
John Helgerson of West Union claim       their home Dick Walker Invitational                                                                                     Troy Culture Club news
the weight class titles. Tate, ranked    Saturday, Dec. 11. Wartburg’s next                                                                                        Troy Culture Club held their Christmas luncheon at The Rails in Eagle
No.1, was named the tournament’s         dual competition is Monday, Dec.                                                                                        Grove on Dec. 1. Candy box favors decorated the tables. Nine members
Outstanding Wrestler after moving        20, at its Desert Duals event at the                                                                                    signed cards for Mabel Odland and Delores Simkins. Poinsettias will be
into the championship round with         Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel.                                                                                               given to our honorary members. A collection was taken for community
three falls and then defeating second-                                                                                                                           welfare to be given to our school nurse.
                                                                                                                                                                   The meeting was reconvened at Rotary Ann South to have dessert with
                                                                                                                                                                 Elizabeth Moklebust. Members enjoyed a Chocolate Truffle Dessert made
                                                                                                                                                                 by Sally Sadler. The afternoon was spent visiting. The next meeting will be
                                                                                                                                                                 March 2011 with Jane Schultz as hostess.

                                                                                                                                                                 Wanted: Veterans’
                                                                                                                                                                 pictures…past and present
                                                                                                                                                                      The Eagle Grove V.F.W. Post 642 would like to honor all veterans, past
                                                                                                                                                                 and present, by displaying their photos in a downtown Eagle Grove window.
                                                                                                                                                                 Soldiers from all posts of the military who have served or are currently
                                                                                                                                                                 serving, in times of peace or times of war, are eligible. If you are - or a loved
                                                                                                                                                                 one is a Veteran, please contact Bernie Bickford at 448-5329 about having
                                                                                                                                                                 the photo and information displayed through the month of December.

                                                                                                        Katie and Brett Legvold
                                                                                  Cooper - Legvold wedding
                                                                                                                                                                 Katelyn Scott receives award
                                                                                                                                                                  Katelyn Scott, daughter of Diane Rasmussen Taylor (formerly of Eagle
                                                                                    Katie Cooper and Brett Legvold were married August 14, 2010, at Sacred       Grove), was recently given an award for scoring the highest grades of
                                                                                  Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove. A reception followed at the Best         accounting in the history of Abingdon High School, in Abingdon, Va.
                                                                                  Western Starlite Village in Fort Dodge.                                           Katelyn has kept a 4.0 grade average in all subjects since elementary
                                                                                    Parents of the couple are Tom and Mickey Cooper of Eagle Grove, and Jim      school, and scored an impressive 2000 on her S.A.T. Katelyn plans on
                                                                                  and Laurie Legvold of Vincent.                                                 attending college next year. She is undecided on which school to choose
                                                                                    The bride graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, and received her       from those that are interested in her. Katelyn celebrated her 18th birthday on
                                                                                                                                                                 Monday, Dec. 6. Good luck, Katelyn!
                                                                                  Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Rockhurst University in Kansas City,
                                                                                                                                                                    “A friend of the family”
                                                                                  Mo. She is an Occupational Therapist at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita,
                                                                                    The groom also graduated from Wartburg College and received his Juris
                                                            Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                  Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law. He is employed as
                                                                                  an Associate at Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer, L.L.P. in Wichita,
A story with Mrs. Claus                                                           Kansas.
Madison Axtell welcomed the chance to get in from the cold and snuggle              Following a honeymoon trip to Ireland, the couple resides in Wichita,
up with a story read by Mrs. Claus during Window Wonderland.                      Kansas.

  Low-income families who qualify for government assistance and people over the age of 65 who live on a limited income, are invited to apply
  for a box in the Christmas Program. To apply, please fill out and return this form to: The Service Center, 510 S. Jackson, Eagle Grove, IA
  50533, by Friday, Dec 10th.

  First and Last Name of Occupants for this Household:

  Contact Name and Number:

  Number in Family:

  P. O. Box _______ Street Address____________________ City___________________ State______ Zip Code_______________


  AGES OF BOYS _______ _______ _______ _______                                      AGES OF GIRLS _______ _______ _______ _______
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                                                                                                                                                                 ~ Legal Notices ~
Praise and Worship
             Eagle Grove
                                        at Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove
                                        SATURDAY:                                    ULLENSVANG LUTHERAN
                                                                                                                                 EAGLE GROVE
                                                                                                                               REGULAR COUNCIL
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sewer Utility...................................... 20,496.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sewer Capital Improvement ............. 51,236.69
                                                                                                                                                                                                  October Revenues:
                                                                                                                                                                                                  General Fund.................................. 200,282.27
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Road Use Tax ................................... 26,312.07
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employee Benefits............................ 98,781.48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Shirley Helgevold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MIDAS Council of Governments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           602 1st Avenue South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fort Dodge, IA 50501
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (515) 576-7183 ext. 212
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Emergency Levy ................................. 4,803.50                The person(s) available and able to
          Pastor Mike Agnew             5 p.m. Mass at St. John’s, Clarion                     CHURCH                              MEETING                                                        TIF .................................................... 29,171.59   provide technical assistance to groups
               448-4701                 NO Mass in Spanish at St. John’s,                         THOR                                      November 1, 2010                                      Garbage............................................ 22,141.98        representing low- and moderate-income
   DIAL-A-DEVOTION: 448-3355            Clarion                                  THURSDAY:                                                      7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fire Department......................................... $.22        persons in preparing and presenting their        SUNDAY: 3rd Sunday of Advent Our         4 p.m. Afterschool program                      Mayor Kellogg called the meeting to order at
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Recreation/Poll .......................................... 1.01
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Debt Service ..................................... 25,674.36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       proposals for the request and use of federal
SUNDAY:                                 Lady of Guadalupe (Retirement Fund       SUNDAY:                                     7 p.m. with council members McGrath, Schild,                         Capital Improvement ........................ 12,009.16                   MIDAS Council of Governments
9 a.m. Sunday School for Children and   for Religious)                           NO Worship Service at Ullensvang            Determann, Jergens, Axtell, and Lorenzen                             Water Utility ...................................... 45,213.45           602 1st Avenue South
Adults                                  8 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle       (9:30 a.m. Joint Worship Service -
                                                                                                                             present. Also present: Finance Officer Maier                         Meter Deposit ........................................ 875.00            Fort Dodge, IA 50501
                                                                                                                             and City Attorney Eisentrager.
10:30 a.m. Worship                      Grove                                    Christmas Cantata at Badger Lutheran            The Oath of Office was given to swear Tony
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Water Capital Improvement .............. 12,700.62
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sewer Utility...................................... 41,688.20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (515) 576-7183 ext. 212
11:30 a.m. Fellowship                   10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Francis Xavier,   Church)                                     Axtell in as council member.                                         Sewer Capital Improvement ............... 3,164.83                               CITY OF EAGLE GROVE
The church office will be closed on     Belmond, followed by Feast Day           NO Sunday School                                A motion was made by McGrath, and                                Equipment Replacement Fund ......... 90,131.70                        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & HOUSING
Mondays and open on Fridays.            Potluck                                  WEDNESDAY:
                                                                                                                             seconded by Jergens, to approve the consent                          Building Permit Report: Matt Bernsmeier, 518                                      NEEDS ASSESSMENT
                                                                                                                             agenda, which includes the October 18 minutes,
                                        12 p.m. Serenade for Our Lady of         12 p.m. Sarah Circle                        Building Permit report, Beer/Liquor Licenses,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  S. Lucas, shed & fence; Frances Pettigrew,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  214 N. Garfield, deck; Henry Kroon, 1214 W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I. Community Development and Housing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Needs of Low- and Moderate-Income
     FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH               Guadalupe at St. John’s, Clarion         5 p.m. Confirmation Class                   and claims. Roll call vote: All ayes.                                Broadway, sump pit & pump; Dale Hovland,                             Persons
      Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-4612         6:30 p.m. Cards at Sacred Heart, Eagle   6 p.m. Lois Circle at Darlene Dornath’s     American Concrete, concrete ............. 3,046.26                   1215 S. Braden, fence; Garrett Quintus, 1008                                A. Provide safe, sanitary and affordable
       Rev. Dr. Fran Pettigrew          Grove                                    home
                                                                                                                             Arnold Motor Supply, parts ...................... 76.18              SW 1st, fence.                                                       housing
                                                                                                                             Avenet Web Solutions, web hosting ...... 504.00
SUNDAY:                                 8 p.m. Mass for Our Lady of                                                          Bachel’s Body Supply, replace stripes ... 510.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beer/Liquor Licenses: Broadway Spirits.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Public Hearing was opened at 7:05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              B. Preserve, enhance, and expand the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       community’s housing stock for low- to moderate-
9 a.m. Sunday School                    Guadalupe at St. John’s, Clarion           GRACE EVANGELICAL FREE                    Blue Cross & Blue Shield, health ins. -                              p.m. for the submittal of a Community                                income persons.
10 a.m. Worship Service                 MONDAY:                                             CHURCH                              November ..................................... 24,779.70          Development Block Grant Application for                                     C. Provide additional new housing
TUESDAY:                                7 p.m. RCIA Team Meeting at St.                    Ph: 448-5414
                                                                                                                             Buell Winter Mousel And, Engineering                                 Housing Rehabilitation with oral comments and                        opportunities. The current supply is limited,
                                                                                                                                services .......................................... 3,651.00
10:30 a.m. Bible Study                  John’s, Clarion                               Sunday Worship - 9 a.m.                Central Iowa Dist., mats, supplies ......... 494.85
                                                                                                                                                                                                  questions. Hearing closed at 7:22 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     City of Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       new construction often fails to address low- to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       moderate-income housing needs, while many
                                        TUESDAY:                                     Sunday School - 10:45 a.m.              Comm. Development Corp., CDC lunches -                                    CDBG HOUSING APPLICATION FOR                                    affordable homes are in need of repair.
   HOLMES BAPTIST CHURCH                9:30 a.m. Rosary at South Rotary Ann                          Jan.-June............................................. 36.00          OWNER OCCUPIED REHABILITATION                                           D. Continue to expand and diversify the
         Pastor Douglas Love            Home, Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                             Connie Tofteberg, meals reimb................ 26.00                                         Public Hearing                                labor force.
                                                                                                                             Creative Signs & Graph, car & truck...... 384.00
          2137 Hancock Ave.             10 a.m. Rosary at North Rotary Ann          LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH                     Dani Eisentrager, legal fees................... 507.18
                                                                                                                                                                                                      How the need for the proposed activities
                                                                                                                                                                                                  were identified.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other Community Development and Housing
            Holmes, Iowa                Home, Eagle Grove                                    GOLDFIELD                       David Anderson Trenching, bentonite.... 840.00                           The need for this project was identified by                             A. Demolishing substandard housing
            515-825-3110                6:15 p.m. Catholic Daughters of the                      LCMC                        Dean Snyder Const., partial billing                                  a citizen-supported need for Eagle Grove                             and building new housing on infill lots, while
SUNDAY:                                 Americas Meeting at Sacred Heart,         Lutheran Congregations in Mission
                                                                                                                                clarifier .......................................... 51,236.69    to pursue a housing rehabilitation project to                        preserving, enhancing, and expanding the
                                                                                                                             Eagle Building Supply, supplies............... 63.82
9:30 a.m. Sunday School                 Eagle Grove                                            for Christ                    Eagle Grove Fire Dept., fire calls,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  address housing showing signs of major wear
                                                                                                                                                                                                  or in unsatisfactory condition. There has also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       community’s housing stock.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           PLANNED OR POTENTIAL ACTIVITIES
10:45 a.m. Worship Service              WEDNESDAY:                                       Pastor Truman Larson                   maint............................................... 2,050.00     been a demand for this project as a result of                        TO ADDRESS HOUSING AND COMMUNITY
6 p.m. Evening Service                  6 p.m. Choir                             SUNDAY:                                     Electronic Engineering Co., remove, reinstall                        the last rehabilitation program completed by the                     NEEDS:
WEDNESDAY:                              6:30 p.m. RE CLASSES (Living             9 a.m. Worship
                                                                                                                                radio .................................................. 557.25   City in 2008.                                                               A. In order to provide an increased
                                                                                                                             Emerson Veterinary Clinic, animal
7 p.m. Prayer Meeting; Souled           Nativity) at Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove   10:15 a.m. Sunday School                       control.................................................. 49.74
                                                                                                                                                                                                      How the proposed activities will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                  funded and sources of funds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       supply of safe, sanitary and decent housing for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the low- and moderate-income residents, an
Out (Youth group—All area youth                                                                                              Fort Dearborn Life Ins., premiums ......... 124.69                       The City is requesting funding through the                       IDED Housing Fund application for a housing
welcome); Kids 4 Truth (All children         SAMUEL EVANGELICAL                      MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN                    G.A. Thompson Co., Inc., parking                                     IDED Housing Fund Program to finance the                             rehabilitation project will be crucial.
welcome) - ages 4 years through 6th-           LUTHERAN CHURCH                            CHURCH—LC-MS
                                                                                                                                tickets ................................................ 352.08   project. Homeowners may be required to                                      B. The City will increase promotion of
                                                                                                                             Godfather’s Pizza, tackle football banq . 154.39
grade                                             Pastor Rich Taylor                       EAGLE GROVE                       Goldfield Access Network, telephone,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  contribute funds, depending on their current
                                                                                                                                                                                                  income and housing expenses. The City will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Eagle Grove as a safe and affordable place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to live. The additional promotion is in part, an
                                              Eagle Grove, Ph: 448-5038                Rev. Gary Schultz, Pastor                internet service .................................. 687.32        contribute $8,000 toward the program.                                attempt to attract a portion of the anticipated
    FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD               FRIDAY:                                            Ph: 515-448-4668                  GRP & Associates, medical waste disp. .. 44.00                           Date the Housing Fund application                                new residents that will be entering the region
               CHURCH                   7 p.m. Hispanic Service                  SUNDAY:
                                                                                                                             Holiday Inn Conf. Center, lodging .......... 367.31                  will be submitted: On or before 4:30 p.m.,                           as a result of ongoing agricultural/industrial
                                                                                                                             INWCA, Workman’s Comp premiums 4,684.00
          322 S. Commercial             SATURDAY:                                8:30 a.m. Worship Service                   Iowa League of Cities, budget workshop
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, December 8, 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Requested amount of Federal funds:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       expansion in many surrounding communities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              C. Continue to upgrade the public
       Church Phone: 448-5219           8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at Rotary                                                      registration........................................... 30.00         The City will request $292,992 in Federal                        infrastructure facilities and systems to attract
       Todd J. Benjamin, Pastor         Ann North                                  EAGLE GROVE EVANGELICAL                   J.P. Cooke Co., dog tags ......................... 40.84             funds from the IDED Housing Fund.                                    new growth, and sustain current residents.
SUNDAY:                                 SUNDAY:                                         LUTHERAN CHURCH
                                                                                                                             Lyle’s Ford-Mercury, impound & tire                                      Estimated portion of Federal funds                                      D. Continue to aggressively pursue
                                                                                                                                repair ................................................. 450.00
9:30 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages    9:30 a.m. Sunday School                            615 SW 2nd Street                 Michael Todd & Co., Inc., posts & signs 430.74
                                                                                                                                                                                                  requested that would benefit persons of low
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and moderate income:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       economic development opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Date and location assessment was prepared:
10:30 a.m. Church Service               10:45 a.m. Worship Service                         Eagle Grove, Iowa                 Mid-American Publishing, legals, envelopes,                              100% of the funds will benefit LMI persons.                      November 1, 2010, Eagle Grove City Hall
5 p.m. Home Bible Studies - Contact     TUESDAY:                                         Phone: 515-448-3697                    & ad ................................................... 330.29       Where the proposed activities will be                                Number of local residents participating: 11
Church if interested                    10:30 a.m. Pastor serves Communion         “CASUAL DRESS WELCOME”
                                                                                                                             MidAmerican Energy, electricity ............ 306.75                  conducted:                                                               A motion was made by McGrath, and
                                                                                                                             Payroll Fund, payroll transfer
WEDNESDAY:                              at Rotary Ann South                      THURSDAY:                                      11-3-2010 ..................................... 46,876.08
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The proposed project will be conducted on
                                                                                                                                                                                                  housing stock located north of North 2nd Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       seconded by Determann, to approve Resolution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2010-59 to Apply for a Community Development
7 p.m. Bible Study                      11 a.m. Pastor serves communion at       1:15 p.m. Rotary Ann Communion-             Petty Cash, postage, supplies ................. 99.55                (east and west).                                                     Block Grant for Housing Rehabilitation. Roll
                                        Rotary Ann North                         North                                       Professional Claims Group, billing services                              Plans to minimize displacement of                                call vote: All ayes.
           EAGLE GROVE                  WEDNESDAY:                               2 p.m. Rotary Ann Communion-South
                                                                                                                                fees.................................................... 782.24   persons and businesses as a result of                                    A motion was made by Jergens, and
                                                                                                                             Public Safety Center, Inc., supplies ....... 543.61
  UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST               1:30 p.m. Mary/Martha Circle meets at    SATURDAY:                                   Sadler Coating Systems, roof repairs-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  funded activities or project:
                                                                                                                                                                                                      No permanent displacement of persons or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       seconded by Schild, to approve Resolution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2010-58 to Adjust Sewer Capital Improvement
       (CONGREGATIONAL)                 Marlene Kleppe’s Home                    8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at Rotary             Chall, WWTP .................................. 5,320.24           businesses will occur. Temporary relocation                          Fee to $4 per month. Roll call vote: All ayes.
            Ph: 448-3584                5 p.m. Evening Circle meet at church     Ann                                         Secretary of State, Notary fee - Day........ 30.00                   of homeowners due to safe lead-based paint                               Council discussed Sewer/DNR Issues.
        Everyone is Welcome!            to go on Christmas outing                5:30 p.m. Worship with Holy
                                                                                                                             Shoppers Supply, supplies ................. 2,318.56                 removal may be required.                                             Discussed letter from Engineer Greg Meyer.
                                                                                                                             Susan Maier, meals reimb. ...................... 24.84
            Building fully              6 p.m. Confirmation at SAMUEL            Communion                                   T & D Service, tires & alignment............ 797.60
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Plans to assist persons actually
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Public Works committee will meet next
       Accessible to the disabled                                                SUNDAY:                                     The Trash Man, revenues................... 7,204.16                      No permanent displacement of persons or                              A motion was made by Determann, and
       Pastor Jim Cunningham                 HOLMES EVANGELICAL                  9 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion          Tom Jorgensen, uniform reimb. ............. 133.59                   businesses will occur. Temporary relocation                          seconded by McGrath, to hire Mike Boyd for the
SUNDAY: Third Sunday of Advent                 LUTHERAN CHURCH                   Children’s Christmas Program
                                                                                                                             US Cellular, phones ............................... 440.76           of homeowners due to safe lead-based paint                           City Administrator Position. Vote: All ayes.
                                                                                                                             Verizon, phone......................................... 35.00
9:30 a.m. Sunday School                          Pastor, Rich Taylor             Congregational Vote 10 a.m.—12 noon         Wright Co. Extension, classes-Phillips .... 70.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                  removal may be required. Relocation costs
                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be covered by the IDED Housing Fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A motion was made by Determann, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       seconded by Jergens, to approve Resolution
10:30 a.m. Worship                                      Holmes                   10 a.m. Coffee Fellowship                   Ziegler, Inc., lamps .................................. 95.82        program.                                                             2010-60, Providing for Reduction of Interest
11:30 a.m. Fellowship                   SATURDAY:                                Christmas Cookie Exchange                   Previously Written:                                                      The nature of the proposed activities:                           Rate for Sewer Revenue Capital Loan Notes,
                                        8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at Rotary       10:20 a.m. Sunday School &
                                                                                                                             Payroll Fund, transfer 10/20/10 ........ 43,479.17                       This project will provide for the rehabilitation                 Series 2000. Roll call vote: All ayes.
                                                                                                                             Postmaster, postage for utility bills &
          SACRED HEART                  Ann North                                Confirmation                                   stamps ............................................... 476.61
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of eight owner-occupied homes within the City
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Eagle Grove. All homes will be rehabilitated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Departmental and Mayor’s Reports were
       CATHOLIC CHURCH                  SUNDAY:                                  MONDAY:                                     Fund Totals:                                                         in accordance with the Iowa Minimum Housing                              A motion was made by Jergens, and
     Eagle Grove, Ph: 603-4765          9 a.m. Worship Service                   5:30 p.m. Worship - Channel 12              General Fund.................................... 59,698.03           Rehabilitation Standards, and all lead-based                         seconded by Lorenzen, to adjourn at 7:50 p.m.
         Fr. Nils Hernandez             10:15 a.m. Sunday School                 TUESDAY:
                                                                                                                             Road Use Tax ................................... 20,438.93           paint hazards will be addressed as well.                             Motion carried.
                                                                                                                             Employee Benefits............................ 25,942.77
THURSDAY:                               TUESDAY:                                 9 a.m. Bible Study at Family Table          Local Option Sales Tax ....................... 3,651.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The person(s) authorized to receive and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  respond to citizen proposals, questions and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ray Kellogg, Mayor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Susan      Maier,     Interim    City  Clerk/
8 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Eagle      10:30 a.m. Pastor serves Communion at    7 p.m. Property Committee                   Garbage.............................................. 7,204.16       complaints concerning proposed or funded                             Administrator
Grove (Father Hernandez Day at Sacred   Rotary Ann South                         WEDNESDAY:                                  Water Utility ...................................... 16,874.34       activities, and                                                                                                 Wk.49
Heart)                                  11 a.m. Pastor serves communion at       9 a.m. Bible Study at EGELC
9 a.m. Mission Sewing at Sacred         Rotary Ann North
Heart, Eagle Grove
10:30 a.m. Cluster Secretary Meeting
                                        6 p.m. Confirmation at SAMUEL
                                                                                         Christian Youth Center
                                                                                     Corner of Chestnut and Main,
                                                                                                                               We Remember Our Loved Ones...
                                                                                           <                   Marjorie A. Olsen, 83, loved traveling & making kringla
                 The ultimate                                                    FRIDAY & SATURDAY:
                                                                                                                                 Marjorie Arlene Olsen, the                                       fishing trips to Canada. Marjorie
                                                                                                                                                                                                  was very fond of her time spent on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Eagle Grove, and Cindy Ohlerking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and husband, Pat, of Charles
                                                                                 7 - 9 p.m. Eighth Grade and Under            daughter of Andrew and Rachel
                combination for                                                  7 – Midnight - 9-12th Grade and              (Gertie) Johnson, was born                                          the farm. She would help haul grain                                  City; six grandchildren; 13 great-
                                                                                 College                                      September 3, 1927, on the family                                    and even drive the tractor. She was                                  grandchildren;       brother,    Arlo
              year-round comfort.                                                                                             farm near Thor. She was raised and                                  also known to bake great kringla and                                 Johnson, of Cedar Falls; brother-in-
                                                                                   EAGLE GROVE MINISTERIAL                    educated in the area of her birth,                                  potato cakes.                                                        law, Archie Willard, of Eagle Grove;
                                                                                   ASSOCIATION FOOD PANTRY
                                                                                           510 S. Jackson                     graduating from Eagle Grove High                                       Marjorie was a member of                                          and numerous nieces and nephews.
                                                                                    Monday, Wednesday, & Friday,              School in 1946. She then worked at                                  Ullensvang Lutheran Church and                                         Funeral services were held
                                                                                             1 – 3 p.m.                       the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Dodge                                 the church circle.                                                   Wednesday, December 8, at 10:30
                                                                                      Helping Families in Need!               as a Nurse’s Aide.                                                     Marjorie passed away on Saturday,                                 a.m. at the Ullensvang Lutheran
                                                                                                                                 On November 15, 1946, Marjorie                                   December 4, 2010, at Wright Medical                                  Church in Thor with Rev. H. W.
                                                                                                                              was united in marriage with Carl L.                                 Center in Clarion, at the age of 83                                  Schiller officiating. Burial was held

                                                                                         We have
                                                                                                                              Olsen in Fort Dodge. The couple                                     years. She was preceded in death by                                  in East Ullensvang Cemetery in
                                                                                                                              made their home near Vincent, and                                   her parents and sisters: Lois Smith,                                 Thor.

                                                                                      office supplies                         moved to Marjorie’s family farm
                                                                                                                              near Thor where they resided until
                                                                                                                                                                                                  June Worsey, and Wanda Willard.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Survivors include her husband,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Memorials may be left to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       discretion of the family.
                                                                                                                              moving to Eagle Grove in February                                   Carl L. Olsen of Eagle Grove; son,                                     Foust Funeral Home & Cremation
                                                                                                                              of 2007. Carl and Marjorie liked                                    Gary Olsen and wife, Sheryl, of                                      was in charge of arrangements.
                                                                                          448-4745 • 314 W. Broadway          traveling west for several winters                                  Omaha, Neb.; daughters, Cheryl
                                                                                                                              to Needles, Calif. and their many                                   Hansen and husband, Daryl, of

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                                                                                                                                                     LEGAL NOTICE                                                   PROBATE
                                                                                                                                                      NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S                                             Legal Notice
                                                                                                                                                        LEVY AND SALE                                       NOTICE OF PROBATE OF
                                                                                                                                                        IOWA DISTRICT COURT
                                                                                                                                                     COURT CASE # EQCV023048                                 WILL, APPOINTMENT OF
                                                                                                                                                           WRIGHT COUNTY                                   EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO
                                                                                                                                                         SPECIAL EXECUTION                                         CREDITORS
                                                                                                                                                           STATE OF IOWA                                      IN THE IOWA DISTRICT
                                                                                                                                                           WRIGHT COUNTY                                   COURT IN AND FOR WRIGHT
                                                                                                                                                       HSBC Bank USA, National                                       COUNTY
                                                                                                                                                      Association, As Trustee for                              PROBATE NO. 02991
                                                                                                                                                     Wells Fargo Asset Securities                                  ESPR016055
                                                                                                                                                    Corporation Home Equity Asset-                           IN THE MATTER OF THE
                                                                                                                                                      Backed Certificates, Series                                  ESTATE OF
                                                                                                                                                                Plaintiff                                  DONALD H. CHRISTENSEN,
                                                                                                                                                                   VS                                              DECEASED
                                                                                                                                                                                                              TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE
                                                                                                                                                     Jeffery D. Pedersen, Luanne                          ESTATE OF DONALD H. CHRISTENSEN,
                                                                                                                                                     Pedersen, American General                           DECEASED, WHO DIED ON OR ABOUT THE
                                                                                                                                                      Financial Services, Inc., and                       11TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2010:
                                                                                                                                                         Parties in Possession                                You are hereby notified that on the 22nd day
                                                                                                                                                                                                          of November, 2010, the Last Will and Testament
                                                                                                                                                     Defendant (Judgment Debtor)                          of DONALD H. CHRISTENSEN, deceased,
                                                                                                                                                        As a result of the judgment rendered in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          bearing a date of July 1, 2009, was admitted
                                                                                                                                                    above-referenced court case, an execution
                                                                                                                                                                                                          to probate in the above-named court and that
                                                                                                                                                    was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this
                                                                                                                                                                                                          LILLIAN K. CHRISTENSEN was appointed
                                                                                                                                                    county. The execution ordered the sale of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the
                                                                                                                                                    defendant(s) real estate to satisfy the judgment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Will must be brought in the District Court of said
                                                                                                                                                    The property to be sold is described below:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          County within four months from the date of the
                                                                                                                                                         Lot 1, Block 43, First Railway Addition to
                                                                                                                                                                                                          second publication of this notice or one month
                                                                                                                                                      the Town of Eagle Grove Junction, Wright
                                                                                                                                                                                                          from the date of mailing this notice to all heirs
                                                                                                                                                      County, Iowa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          of the decedent and devisees under the Will,
                                                                                                                                                         Together with all easement rights
                                                                                                                                                                                                          whose identities are reasonably ascertainable,
                                                                                                                                                      presently existing or later arising, located
                                                                                                                                                                                                          or thereafter be forever barred.
                                                                                                                                                      at 421 N. Iowa Avenue, Eagle Grove, Iowa
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Notice is further given that all persons
                                                                                                                                                                                                          indebted to the estate are requested to make
                                                                                                                                                        The described property will be offered for
                                                                                                                                                                                                          immediate payment to the undersigned, and
                                                                                                                                                    sale at public auction for cash only as follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          creditors having claims against the estate must
                                                                                                                                                    January 18, 2011, 10 a.m., Lobby of Wright
                                                                                                                                                                                                          file them with the clerk of the above-named
                                                                                                                                                    County Sheriff’s Office, 719 2nd St. SW,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          court, as provided by law, duly authenticated,
                                                                                                                                                    Clarion, IA 50525.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to
                                                                                                                                                        Homestead: Defendant is advised that if the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          occur of four months from the second publication
                                                                                                                                                    described real estate includes the homestead
                                                                                                                                                                                                          of this notice a claim is thereafter forever
                                                                                                                                                    (which must not exceed 1/2 acre if within a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          barred. This estate is being administered as a
                                                                                                                                                    city or town plat, or, if rural, must not exceed
                                                                                                                                                                                                          small estate.
                                                                                                                                                    40 acres), defendant must file a homestead
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dated this 24th day of November, 2010.
                                                                                                                                                    plat with the Sheriff within ten (10) days after
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lillian K. Christensen
                                                                                                                                                    service of this notice, or the Sheriff will have it
                                                                                                                                                    platted and charge the costs to this case.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert Malloy
                                                                                                                                                        This sale not subject to redemption.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Malloy Law Firm
                                                                                                                                                        Property exemption: Certain money or
                                                                                                                                                                                                              503 N. Main, PO Box 128
                                                                                                                                                    property may be exempt. Contact your attorney
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Goldfield, IA 50542
                                                                                                                                                    promptly to review specific provisions of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Attorney for Executor
                                                                                                                                                    law and file appropriate notice, if acceptable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Date of second publication: 9th day of
                                                                                                                                                        Judgment Amount: $40,246.99; Costs
                                                                                                                                                                                                          December, 2010.
                                                                                                                                                    $185.15; Interest at 8.25% from 7-1-08 to
                                                                                                                                                    2-28-09 $2,145.49; Escrow Account-Deficit
                                                                                                                                                    $45.01; Abstracting Costs $200.00; Attorney’s

                                                                                                                                                    fees and costs $850.00; Late charges $94.53;
                                                                                                                                                    Property Preservation fees $52.00; Corporate
                                                                                                                                                    Advances $(17.56); BPO/Appraisals $95.00;
                                                                                                                                                    plus Accruing Costs; Interest 8.25% from
                                                                                                                                                    February 28, 09.                                             EAGLE GROVE
                                                                                                                                                          December 1, 2010
                                                                                                                                                          Paul J. Schultz, Sheriff                           Public Hearing Notice
                                                                                                                                                          Wright County, Iowa                                Notice is hereby given that the Eagle
                                                                                                                                                          Attorney:                                       Grove City Council and Planning and Zoning
                                                                                                                                                          David Erickson                                  Commission will hold a public hearing on
                                                                                                                                                          215 10th St.                                    December 20, 2010, at 7 p.m., in the Eagle
                                                                                                                                                          Suite 1300                                      Grove City Council Chambers, 210 East
                                                                                                                                                          Des Moines, IA 50309                            Broadway Street, Eagle Grove, Iowa, to consider
                                                                                                                                                          515-288-2500                                    a zoning district change. The commission is
                                                                                                                                                                                             Wk.49,50     recommending that the Office Building 910 S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jackson Legal: TH PT of parcel D in lot 8 NE
                                                                                                                                                                                                          NE 34-91-26 be rezoned from R-2 to R-4. They

                                                                                                                                                                                                          are also proposing that the Barn Building 915 S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jackson Legal: Parcel E (AKA Lot 9) in NE NE
                                                                                                                                                                                                          34-91-26 be rezoned from R-1 to R-4.
                                                                                                                                                       NOTICE OF PUBLIC                                      At said time and place, any interested
                                                                                                                                                                                                          persons may appear and make such objections
                                                                                                                                                      HEARING BY THE CITY                                 or support as are authorized by law. Written
                                                                                                                                                                                                          comments on the rezoning will be accepted at
                                                                                                                                                       COUNCIL OF EAGLE                                   City Hall prior to the hearing.
                                                                                                                                                         GROVE, IOWA                                         Mike Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                             City Administrator
                                                                                                                                                       Notice is given of a Public Hearing to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wk. 49
                                                                                                                                                    consider a proposed Ordinance regarding
                                                                                                                                                    amending Chapter 97 regarding inspection of
                                                                                                                                                    public sewers for groundwater discharge.

                                                                                                                                                       The hearing will be held by the City Council
                                                                                                                                                    in the Council Room of the City Hall in Eagle
                                                                                                                                                    Grove, Iowa, at 7:10 p.m., on the 20th day of
                                                                                                                                                    December 2010.                                           NOTICE OF PUBLIC
                                                                                                                                                       A copy of the proposed Amended Ordinance
                                                                                                                                                    is on file in the office of the City Clerk of Eagle     HEARING BY THE CITY
                                                                                                                                                    Grove, Iowa. That Amended Ordinance is, by
                                                                                                                                                    reference, made a part of this Notice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             COUNCIL OF EAGLE
                                                                                                                                                       Michael Boyd                                            GROVE, IOWA
                                                                                                                                                       Acting City Administrator                             Notice is given of a Public Hearing to
                                                                                                                                                                                                Wk. 49    consider a proposed Ordinance regarding
                                                                                                                                                                                                          amending Chapter 62 to include Section
                                                                                                                                                                                                          321.20B of the Code of Iowa, which requires
                                                                                                                                                                                                          owners and drivers of motor vehicles to maintain
                                                                                                                                                                                                          financial liability coverage as defined in Section
                                                                                                                                                                                                          321.1.24B of the Code of Iowa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             The hearing will be held by the City Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                          in the Council Room of the City Hall in Eagle
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grove, Iowa, at 7:05 p.m., on the 20th day of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          December 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             A copy of the proposed Amended Ordinance
                                                                                                                                                                                                          is on file in the office of the City Clerk of Eagle
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grove, Iowa. That Amended Ordinance is, by
                                                                                                                                                                                                          reference, made a part of this Notice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Michael Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Acting City Administrator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wk. 49


 Jennifer's Produce Tidbits
   Hello again! This week I wanted     reds in that its flesh (inside) is a   North America were accustomed to
to talk about the Golden and           golden color. It is oval in shape,     and preferred potatoes with yellow
Klondike Rose potato because they      and has smooth red skin. It has a      flesh.
are my favorite potatoes for mashing   delicious buttery taste and can be        Since they have a slightly higher
and oven roasting. Introduced to       used for boiling, baking, steaming,    sugar content, gold potatoes do not
North America in 1999, Klondike        mashing, and frying. Note: when        store as well as russets. They need a
Rose is the fastest growing new        baked, the skins turn brown.           cold environment, 40 to 50 degrees
variety on the continent. Last            Golden Yellow or Yukon Gold         F., and 90 percent humidity is
year, over 50 million pounds of        potatoes are among 200 species of      optimal. Storage below 33 degrees
this popular potato were sold. This    potatoes. They are a cross between     F. will cause the starches to turn to
unique potato variety was developed    a North American white potato          sugar.
in Germany paring the beauty of a      and a wild South American yellow          Pick up one of these yellow-
red potato with the great taste of a   potato. Yellow-fleshed potatoes        fleshed potatoes at your local
yellow potato. They have a higher      are common in Europe and South         Fareway next time you are in, where
                                                                                                                      Need to sell something?
sugar content than a traditional       America. In fact, yellow-fleshed       we are “Best at Fresh,” and enjoy
white potato, giving it a more sweet   potatoes are actually considered the   the buttery richness of them.
and buttery taste. The Klondike        norm in most countries outside North
Rose potato is different from other    America. Naturally, immigrants to                                              448-4745 • 314 W. Broadway
 8       Thursday, December 9, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          EAGLE GROVE EAGLE

          HOUSES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RYERSON REALTY, LLC
         FOR RENT
HOUSE FOR RENT: 1 bedroom.
                                                            FOR RENT                                                                         THANK YOU                                                                                                                     EAGLE GROVE HOMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 412 S. IOWA AVE - 2 BR bungalow w/det gar, $3,500
                                                          FOR RENT: 1 bedroom apartment
Stove and refrigerator, lawn care                         very nice for one person. $240/mo.
                                                                                                              The family of Don Christensen extends a thank you to everyone for                                                                                  404 NE 1ST - 1974 2 BR ranch w/2 car garage on corner lot.
provided. Nice location. $325/mo.                         Kurt Knudsen @ 293-2000...........49tf
                                                                                                             the concerns and prayers over the past two years. Thank you for the                                                                                 912 SW 1ST - 2 BR ranch, new crpt/appl, frplc, 4-seas. room, seller anxious.
851-0857.......................................35tf       ________________________________________________
                                                                                                              visits, food, cards, flowers, memorials and calls at the time of Don’s                                                                             610 SW 3RD - 2 BR oak kit., remodeled, 1 car gar, fenced yard, $59,900.
________________________________________________                                                               death. The Eagle Grove EMS crew, the staff at Van Diest Medical                                                                                   718 NW 2ND - 2 BR, beautiful oak kitchen, main laundry, fenced yard.

                                                                                                             Center and Dr. Subhash Sahai were all very caring, yet professional.                                                                                300 S. COMMERCIAL - 2 BR home w/great 3 car + bath. Make Offer!
FOR RENT: 1 bedroom house with                                                                                Thanks to Pastor Paul Stone and Steve Watson for the lovely service.
garage. NO PETS. 515-979-1601...
________________________________________________                  FOR RENT                                          You will never know how much this helped us at this time.
                                                                                                                                        Lillian Christensen
                                                                                                                                    Mike and Pam Christensen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1306 SW 1ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 BR, 4-season rm, fin. bsmnt,
                                                              DUPLEX FOR RENT
                                                                                                                                  Rich and Jessica Christensen
FOR RENT: 1 bedroom house.                                                                                                         Gary and Paula Christensen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     vinyl siding, att & det. gar
Garage. Recently remodeled, new
                                                                 2 bedrooms.                                                          Lisa and Brad Johnson                                                                                                            NEW PRICE $85,000
kitchen & flooring. 851-0602......46TF                                                                                                       and families
                                                                  293-1727                                                                                                          49
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 610 SW 3RD - 3 BR w/late oak kit, located next to park

   Looking for                                                    448-3421   49tfnc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 317 N. GARFIELD - 3 BR home w/best 3 car gar. Oak woodwork
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 305 SOUTH CADWELL - 3 bedroom, all beatifull oak woodwork, 2 car
                                                                                                             Thank you for the
  an apartment?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1214 SW 2ND - 3 BR home on large lot w/eat-in kitchen.

                                                                FOR SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 215 N. GARFIELD - 3 BR bungalow w/over 1200 sq. ft, new vinly siding &
        Look what we have                                                                                     cards and gifts,                                                                                                                                   deck, new oak kit, 34x20 garage. Lots of updates.

             to offer!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 405 SE 5TH - -3 BR ranch w/4 car garage in great shape, hot tub
                                                                                                             and the love sent                                                                                                                                   room, fin bsmnt on quiet street.
                                                          FOR SALE: Hide-a-bed couch,                        with them for my
 For rent - 3 bedroom home                                neutral colors. $50 and you haul.                                                                                                                                                                            NEW LISTING
                                                          Call 641-635-2170.....................47-49nc       103rd birthday.                                                                                                                                       305 SOUTH CADWELL
 and 1 bedroom apartment.                                 ________________________________________________

   NO PETS. References
                                                                                                                           Anna Orr                                                                                                                                3 bedroom, 2 car with dining

                                                                      FOR SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    room & beautifull orig. oak
                                                                                                                                                                           49xx              Ron and Mary Jane Jensen
  required. Call 293-0666
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      staircase & collandes.
                                                  47tf      20 cu. ft. Amana refrig-                                                                                                                                                                             820 W BROADWAY -3 BR home w/eat-in kit, 2 car gar.
                                                             erator with ice maker.                                    Thank You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 209 SOUTH LUCAS - 3 BR house w/great rental income.
 112 S. Cadwell. 1 bedroom.                                  $300. Amana flat top                                Thank you for all the cards,                                                                                                                     403 N. CADWELL - 3 BR, updated baths & flrs, MF laundry, perm. siding!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 202 SE 1ST - 3 BR, open concept, full basement, patio, 2 car garage.
                                                                                                             phone calls and visits from
 Stove, refrigerator, washer &                               range with convection                           friends, family, and clergy since
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 322 N. GARFIELD - 3 BR home, great family room for relaxing.

 dryer furnished. NO PETS.                                  oven. $200. Closed air                           I broke my hip, and have moved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 515 NE 1ST - 3 BR home, corner dbl lot.

  NO SMOKING. $325/mo.                                        system wood burner,                            to Rotary Ann Nursing. I also
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Happy “GOLDEN”
   plus deposit. Application                                    twin fans. $300.                             can’t say enough about how great                                                     Birthday, Riley!                                                  1019 S. COMMERCIAL
    and references required.                                                                                 the Rotary Ann staff and Wright                                                                 10 yrs. old
                                                                   448-3163         49                                                                                                                      on 12/10/10!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3-4 BR, all renovated, new 2
         515-669-3121      49TF                                                                              County Public Health & Hospice                                                                                                                             car, 4 lots, $77,000
                                                                                                             have taken care of me.
  FOR RENT - Very clean                                     For sale: Ladies Harley-                                 Jay E. Legvold          49                                                                                                                  920 N WRIGHT - 4 BR w/recent flr, perm siding, patio, spacious corner lot
   2 bedroom house near                                     Davidson leather jacket.                                                                                                                                                                             819 W. BROADWAY - 4 BR, oak floors, redone, eat-in kit.
 schools with garage. Stove                                   Size 1X. Like new.
  and refrigerator included.
 NO PETS, NO SMOKING,                                        $75.00 515-378-3312 49                                 SALE DATES                                                                                                                                      805 WEST BROADWAY
 deposit required. $395/mo.                                                                                          CLAIMED                                                                                                                                        bedroom oak home w/large
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dining room & living room.

                                                                BE VOCAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Love, Mom & Dad
       515-689-7689.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 car detached.
                                                                                                                Shop Building                                                                         Reese & Rynn
                                                                                                                  at Auction
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Papa & Gram                                           49

                    HOUSE FOR SALE
                                                                                                                Mon., Dec. 27
                                                                                                                   10:00 am                                                                                                                                           800 W. BROADWAY
                                                                                                                  Located at                                                                                                                                       4-5 BR, 2 bath home w/open
                                                                                                                 701 NE 2nd                                                                          Got Grandkids?                                               concept, recent flooring, fenced
                                                                                                                 Eagle Grove                                                                                                                                       yard, detached 2 car garage.
                                                                                                             Owner - Wright County                                                                             See                                                        Seller anixous!
                                                                                                               Ryerson & Assoc.                                                                                 if
                                                                                                                 Auctioneers                                                                                                                                                        ACREAGES
                                                                                                                                                                                                              in the                                              1984 DAVIS - GOLDFIELD
                                                                                   SHOP                                                                                      paper!                                               3 Bedroom, 1-1/2 bath, main floor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   laundry, att. 2 car gar, out bldgs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on 6 acres

                                                                  421 N. Garfield #R-1100041
              Gordy Mersch                                              Eagle Grove, IA                                                                                                                                                                          1205 270TH - EAGLE GROVE - 3-4 BR home w/4 car gar. & land
      (515) 448-9090 * (515) 890-0155                              Corner lot, 3 BR, new roof                                                                                                                                                                    located to north. New hickory kitchen & flooring
                                                                   and vinyl siding, attached                                                                                                448-4745 • 314 W. Broadway                                          3235 180TH ST. - GOLDFIELD - This 1965 brick 3 BR ranch has 3
                                                                  garage, great home and close                                                                                                                                                                   family rooms, 4 garages, and a machine shed.
                                                                           to schools!        44                                                                                                                                                                 3335 230TH ST EAGLE GROVE - 12 acre site with 2 story home,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 machine shed & hog buildings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1394 CALHOUN AVE - RENWICK - 3-4 BR w/shed on 4 acres M/L.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2331 FRANKLIN AVE - House to be moved, 3-4 BR w/oak kit.
                                                                     323 S. Commercial Ave                                                                                                                                                                       1821 YORK - 4 BR, cement block home w/3 car garage.
                                                                     Eagle Grove, IA 50533
                                                                             448-5177                              a & j cons ruc ion, inc.                                                                                                                      891 DOVE AVE. - DOWS - 7 acres, 2 story, gar, barn, machine shed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1039 220TH ST - - West of Goldfield (HWY 3 &17), 2 BR w/out bldg on
                                                                         or 1-800-448-5178                                                                                                                                                                       hard surface road.
                                                                                                                                                       Over 40 Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2135 OAKRIDGE RD
                                                                                                                      John Jacobson                                                                        Tim Reams                                                    GOLDFIELD
      Brad Emick                                                                                                                                                                                           Cell: 515-689-0048
                                                                                                                      515-448-3286                                                                                                                               3 BR ranch, full bsmnt, att. 2 car
                   • Not FDIC Insured •Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency
                               •Not a Deposit •Not Guaranteed by the Bank                                             Cell: 515-689-0049
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LOCAL TOWNS

                                                                      SANTA’S NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO DELIVERS…                                                                                                                                                                107 LIONEL

                                                                          SO DO WE!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 BR brick home w/oak kitchen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  & 2 car garage.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 202 1ST AVE SE - 5 plex w/great income.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 318 1ST ST. NE - Investment property. Beautiful main level fam-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ily home w/2BR 2 BA, formal dinning & orig oak fireplace,
                                                                                                                                   Give the                                                                                                                      built in buffet & coffered ceilings + 3 apts. $69,500.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 313 7TH ST NE CLARION - 3 BR w/fireplace family room on quiet
                                                                                                                         Christmas gift that keeps on                                                                                                            street. Ready to move in.

                                                                                                                            giving all year long…                                                                                                                209 PINE - 3 BR on large corner lot, recently updated. Must see inside.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 410 W. WEBSTER - 4 plex W/2 car gar., great income property!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 222 N. PINE - 4 BR w/den, 2 baths, mf laundry, oak kit, orig. ww, attached
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2 car garage.
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                                                                                                                               6 MONTH FREE on-line subscription                                                                                                 w/4-season rm on quiet 4 acres M/L w/3 car garage.
                                                                                                                                 for anyone of your choosing.                                                                                                    204 MARTIN ST - 3 BR w/eat-in kit, late roof & siding, electric heat
                                                                                                                                                                  They’ll love you for it!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 205 - 211 KELLING RENWICK - 4 plex apartment bldg. New heat,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 meters, washing units, many recent improvements. Income property.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 119 MAIN RENWICK - 1980, 2300’ brick ranch, formal living and dining,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 vaulted ceiling family rm w/firplace, oak kit, large deck, full basement
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1113 BANK - 2-3 BR, oak kitchen, recent roof, 2 car garage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mike Ryerson               EAGLE GROVE, IA                Deb Vance
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                      SERVICES                                                                       m     Home listings! m                                                                                          Seller anxious!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            718 nW 2nd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 BR ranch w/recent kitchen, big
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MBR, fenced yard, near school!

    Eagle Grove Chiropractic Center                                                                                                    New Carpeting!
                                                                                                                                              202 FoRest
    3 1 8 W. B r oa d w a y, Ea gle G rove • 448 -3 3 87                                                                              3 BR, oak floors, maint-free ext.,      New Updates!
                       D r. B u rmeis ter                                                                                              bsmnt rec room! Near schools!           6 pARKvieW dRive
                                                                                                                                                                              2 BR ranch, new kitchen &
                                                                                                                                                                                 bath, backyard deck!

 Used Appliances                                    USED                                           Value Priced!
 Fully Guaranteed                                APPLIANCES                                              705 ne 4tH                                                                                               Acreage Setting!
                                                                                              3 BR, corner lot, big eat-in oak kit,
  Knutzon’s Inc.                                 (FULLY GUARANTEED)                                   m/f laundry, 30s!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1019 s. CommeRCiAl
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Renovated 3-4 BR, high-efficiency
  211 W. Broadway
    Eagle Grove                                     URNESS                                                                                                                                                    dual heat/ac, dbl gar + extra shop,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   acreage setting in town!
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                                                Hardware & Appliances                                                                   One of the Best!
                                                  532-2885 • CLARION                                                                         1220 s. BRAden
                                                                                                                                          6.45 A, 4-5 BR, 3 sheds, htd      NE 2ND ST. - Over 1/2 block of clear land, zoned residential,
                                                                                                                                        shop, super acreage layout with       opportunity here!
  DeYoung                                                                                                                                    best of improvements!
                                                                                                                                                                            403 NW 10th - 3 acres m/l on Hwy 17, spacious 3-4 BR home on tree-
                                                                                                                                                                              shaded lot, zoned business!
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                                                                                                      Don Knudsen ~ 515-689-4270                                            613 nW 3Rd - 2 BR, oak kit., perm
                                                                                                                                                                            siding, recent windows and kitchen,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  313 ne 3Rd - 2BR, move-in ready.
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                                                     needs to increase home efficiency,                                   Clarion-Goldfield Elementary                                                      Local artists invited to compete
                                                        lower heating/cooling bills, to                                  presents “A Holiday of Music”
                                                         increase value of your home.                                       Clarion-Goldfield Elementary will entertain area parents, neighbors, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          in Regional Art Show
                                                     Call Triple C for complete interior/                                friends with “A Holiday of Music” coming up on Thursday, Dec. 9 (today).            Artists from this area are being       coordinator for this area. “Photos,
 “Covered with Quality”                                exterior construction, including                                  It will be held in the elementary gym. There will be a 1 p.m. matinee for all    invited to prepare entries to submit      computer art slides, videos, and work
     (515) 332-6020                                  plumbing and electrical. Call now!                                  students and those who cannot attend at night. The evening program will          for the regional 2011 nine-county         done in classes or workshops are not
   Insured • Licensed                                “Our competitor’s price                                             begin at 7 p.m.                                                                  Iowa Artists Show to be held in           eligible. Ready-to-hang paintings,
      Owner on Site                                      is our price!”                                                     Piano players will provide prelude music starting at 6:30 p.m. The            Clear Lake April 9, 2011.                 drawings, printmaking techniques,
                                                                                                                         program will feature the fifth-grade band directed by Mr. Kent Wesselink;            This one-day show involves two-        plus triptychs are accepted, as well
                                                                                                                         third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade music classes directed by Mrs. McGlynn,          and three-dimensional art which will      as jewelry, ceramics, sculptures, and
                                                                           High Speed                                    and art work done with those same classes taught by Mrs. Thompson, art           be judged and critiqued, with first,       fiber and textile works.”
                                                                         Internet starting                               instructor.                                                                      second, third place, and honorable           Maximum dimensions are four
                                                                             at $26.95                                      The public is cordially invited to attend.                                    mention ribbons awarded.                  feet in either direction. Each entrant
                                                                                                                            We wish you all a very joyous and music-filled holiday!                           Artworks awarded blue ribbons at       may enter a total of three works.
             Serving Alden, Belmond, Blairsburg, Clarion, Dows, Eagle Grove, Fort Dodge, Goodell, Humboldt, Jewell,
                    Lake Cornelia, Renwick, Rowan, Webster City, Williams, Woolstock, and all areas in between                                                                                            this show are then qualified for entry        Each entrant must become a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          into the state competition in May.        member of Iowa Artists by paying
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                                                                                                                         Clarion Junior Wrestling                                                            To be held at the Clear Lake Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Center, the show is open to all artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dues and signing an entry blank.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pre-registration is required by March
                                                                                                                         Tournament to be held                                                            age 18 and older from the following
                                                                                                                                                                                                          counties: Kossuth, Winnebago,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    31. For information, contact Dee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frederick at 641-357-8076 .
           “making internet simple and affordable”
                                                                                     Internet simple
                                                                                     and affordable                        Clarion Recreation Department,        can be avoided. Brackets will be         Worth, Hancock, Cerro Gordo,                 “Iowa Artists, a non-profit group
                                                                                                                         Clarion Ruritans, and the City of       determined at weigh-in.                  Pocahontas, Humboldt, Wright, and         organized in 1970, includes varied
                                                                                                                         Clarion are sponsoring the Junior         This is an all-trophy tournament,      Franklin. Iowa is divided into 12         media. This is an advantage because
                                                                                                                         Wrestling Tournament to be held         1st - 4th place. First-place finishers    such regions, and persons may enter       artists come together with various
                                                                                                                         on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the      also receive a wall bracket.             only in the region where they live.       forms of art, and receive exposure to
                                                                                                                         Clarion-Goldfield High School, in          All entries must be postmarked            “Acceptable work must be original,     and the inspiration of others,” states
                                                                                                                         Clarion.                                no later than Jan. 27, 2011, to avoid    stemming from the artist’s own            Frederick.
                                                                                                                           There are four divisions: Pee Wee     the extra door fee. Fees are $10 per     experience,” explains Dee Frederick,
                                                                                                                         - Prep-K, K, 1st and 2nd; Bantam -      entry, with $12 at the door. There are
                                                                                                                         3rd and 4th; Junior - 5th & 6th; and    no refunds, and there is no insurance.
                                                                                                                         Senior - 7th and 8th.
                                                                                                                           Weigh-in time for Pee Wee and
                                                                                                                                                                 Entry fees must be included with
                                                                                                                                                                 registration. Make checks payable
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Supervisors face brief
                                                                                                                         Bantam is 7 - 8 a.m., and for Junior    and mail to: City of Clarion, P.O.
                                                                                                                         and Senior, the time is 9 - 10 a.m.     Box 266, Clarion, IA 50525.              agenda at weekly meeting
                                                                                                                           Wrestling starts at 9 a.m. with the     Admission is $3 for Adults and $1           The Wright County Board of Supervisors worked quickly through a
                                                                                                                         Pee Wee Division.                       for non-wrestling students.              brief agenda at their regular meeting. Board members Rodney Toftey and
                                                                                                                           All wrestlers will wrestle 4-man        For more information contact:          Larry Maasdam were absent.
                                                                                                                         round robin events. We will try         Tom Simmons, 515-532-2482.                         The Board presented their initial proposal to the PPME Local 2003
                                                                                                                         to get all boys three matches.            The Concession stand will be           representing the county union employees. There will be no change in the
                                                                                                                         Hopefully, no byes will be necessary    available with a continental breakfast   current wage rates, hours of work or overtime except deleting overtime over
                                                                                                                         and pairing boys from the same town     and noon lunch.                          eight hours, leaves except deleting section four of current contract, transfers
                                                                                                                                                                                                          or promotions or grievance procedures.
                                                                                                                          CLARION-GOLDFIELD-                           EAGLE GROVE                                  The Board held an informal discussion with Harlan Askelsen
                                                                                                                                DOWS                                  SCHOOL EVENTS                       regarding a drainage issue on his property in Section 19 (incorrectly stated
                                                                                                                                                                                                          in a previous article as Section 17) in Wall Lake Township. He is questioning
                                                                                Connie Wilson
                                                                           Town & Country Insurance                         SCHOOL EVENTS                                  THURS., DEC. 9:
                                                                             Eagle Grove, IA 50533
                                                                                                                                    Thurs., Dec. 9:                   4:15 p.m. Boys’ 8th-Grade           whether it is a mutual drain or a district asset. The Board will continue to
                                                                                                                                                                   Basketball vs. Iowa Falls-Alden        study the problem and a possible solution.
                                                                           448-5177 • 1-800-448-5178
                                                                                                                         6 p.m. Jr. Varsity/Varsity Wrestling
                                                                                                                                                                      4:15 p.m. Boys’ 7th-Grade                     Wright County Auditor Betty Ellis informed the Board that the
                                                                                    Insurance Products are:

                                                                                                                                      at Hampton
                                                                         *Not FDIC Insured. Not insured by any Federal

                                                                                                                                                                    Basketball at Iowa Falls-Alden
                                                                              Government Agency. Not a Deposit.

                                                                                                                             6:30 p.m. 9th-Grade Boys’                                                    county has received a Charitable Foundation grant for $1,200 to place
                                                                                 Not Guaranteed by the Bank

                                                                                                                            Basketball vs. Eagle Grove at         6 p.m. Girls’ Varsity Basketball at     ‘Welcome to Wright County’ signs. The grant awards ceremony takes place
                                                                                                                                        Goldfield                        Manson NW Webster HS              on Tuesday, December 14th at Heartland Museum in Clarion. According to
                                                                                                                                                                 6 p.m. Jr. Varsity/Varsity Wrestling
 For all your wireless phone service
                                                                                                                                     Fri., Dec. 10:                                                       Ellis, the signs will use a quilt square design which will include the colors
                                                                                                                                                                        vs. Humboldt/Iowa Falls
                                                                                                                              3:45 p.m. Jr. Varsity Girls’                                                from all four schools in the county.
                                                                                                                                                                 7:30 p.m. Boys’ Varsity Basketball
              NEEDS.                                                                                                            Basketball at Hampton
                                                                                                                              4:15 p.m. 7th-Grade Girls’
                                                                                                                                                                      at Manson NW Webster HS
                                                                                                                                                                             FRI., DEC. 10:
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Comments? Go to:
                                                                                                                             Basketball at Riverbend MS                4:30 p.m. Boys’ Jr. Varsity             Attn: Les Houser
                                                                                                                              4:15 p.m. 8th-Grade Girls’            Basketball at Iowa Falls-Alden
                                                                                                                           Basketball vs. Riverbend MS at              4:30 p.m. Girls’ Jr. Varsity
                                                                                                                                          Dows                      Basketball at Iowa Falls-Alden

             North Central Wireless/Goldfield Telephone
                                                                                                                            5 p.m. Jr. Varsity Wrestling at
                                                                                                                                  Algona Tournament
                                                                                                                                                                     5 p.m. Jr. Varsity Wrestling at
                                                                                                                                                                      Algona Jr. Varsity Wrestling                                   Pollard Family Dentistry
                    536 N. Main Street, Goldfield                                                                         5 p.m. Jr. Varsity Boys’ Basketball                   Tournament
                                                                                                                                      at Hampton
                                                                                                                            6:15 p.m. Girls’ Basketball at
                                                                                                                                                                 6:15 p.m. Girls’ Varsity Basketball
                                                                                                                                                                          at Iowa Falls-Alden                                             of Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                                        Hampton                  7:45 p.m. Boys’ Varsity Basketball                            continues to be open every weekday, with a dentist
                                                                                                                              8 p.m. Boys’ Basketball at                  at Iowa Falls-Alden                    available on Wednesdays and Fridays. For appointments, call
                                                                                                                                        Hampton                              SAT., DEC. 11:                                      515-448-5022 in Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                                     Sat., Dec. 11:              11 a.m. Varsity Wrestling at Martin         Dr. Pollard has sold the practice in Boone, but is pleased to announce
                                                                                                                              10 a.m. Jr. Varsity/Varsity                  Family Tournament
                                                                                                                                                                            TUES., DEC. 14:                    the purchase of Great Lakes Dental Center in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
                                                                                                                         Wrestling at Aplington-Parkersburg                                                               You may contact him there at 712-336-3037
                                                                                                                                                                       3:45 p.m. Girls’ Jr. Varsity

                                                                                                                                    Tues., Dec. 14:                     Basketball vs. Algona HS                     or on his emergency cell number at 515-230-5255.
       Come                                                                                                                                                            4:15 p.m. MS Wrestling at
                                                                                                                              3:45 p.m. Jr. Varsity Girls’               Hampton-Dumont MS
                                                                                                                               Basketball vs. Iowa Falls         5 p.m. Boys’ Jr. Varsity Basketball
                                                                                                                             4:15 p.m. 7th-Grade Boys’                        vs. Algona HS
                                                                                                                                 Basketball vs. Algona
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Perfect 40%
                                                                                                                                                                 6:15 p.m. Girls’ Varsity Basketball
                                                                                                                         4:15 p.m. Middle School Wrestling                    vs. Algona HS
      UnIquE StORe
                                                                                                                                       at Algona                 7:45 p.m. Boys’ Varsity Basketball
                                                                                                                         5 p.m. Jr. Varsity Boys’ Basketball
                                                                                                                                     vs. Iowa Falls
                                                                                                                                                                              vs. Algona HS                  OFF                          OFF
                                                                                                                                                                          THURS., DEC. 16:                          Papers        Page                                  Stickers

                       K                                               S
                                                                                                                           6:15 p.m. Girls’ Basketball vs.            4:15 p.m. Boys’ 8th-Grade
                                                                                                                                       Iowa Falls                   Basketball at Webster City MS
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                                                                                                                          8 p.m. Boys’ Basketball vs. Iowa            4:15 p.m. Boys’ 7th-Grade                                              Shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                              We still have a
                                                                                                                                          Falls                    Basketball vs. Webster City MS
                                                                                                                                   Thurs., Dec. 16:                    6:30 p.m. Boys’ Freshman                                             DEC. 23, 2010
                                        The Idea Store
                                                                                                                             4:15 p.m. 7th-Grade Boys’                  Basketball at St. Edmond
                                                                                                                                                                    6:30 p.m. Varsity Wrestling vs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              VARIETY of
      * New Shipment of Scarves                                                                                                Basketball at Clear Lake
                                                                                                                                                                              Clear Lake HS                  STICKERS and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Store fixtures also
                                                                                                                             4:15 p.m. 8th-Grade Boys’
                                                                                                                               Basketball vs. Clear Lake          6:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity Wrestling vs.
                                                                                                                                                                              Clear Lake HS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             EMBELLISH-        in Clarion pegable and stack-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           for sale. 12 x 12
      * Annaleece Jewelry * Scandinavian Gifts                                                                           4:30 p.m. Middle School Wrestling
                                                                                                                                                                             FRI., DEC. 17:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           able paper trays.
                                                                                                                                        at Jewell
                                                                                                                             6:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity/Varsity            4:15 p.m. Girls’ 8th-Grade                                   is
       * Willow Tree                                               * Crystal                                                                                           Basketball vs. Algona MS
                                                                                                                                  Wrestling at Algona
                                                                                                                              6:30 p.m. 9th-Grade Girls’
                                                                                                                                                                      4:15 p.m. Girls’ 7th-Grade
                                                                                                                                                                        Basketball at Algona MS                                CLOSING 40%
      * Kitchen Gadgets                              * WoodWick Candles                                                        Basketball at St. Edmond
                                                                                                                             7:30 p.m. 9th-Grade Boys’
                                                                                                                                                                       4:30 p.m. Boys’ Jr. Varsity
                                                                                                                                                                    Basketball at Webster City HS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             OFF                         118 N. Main Street
                                                                                                                               Basketball at St. Edmond                4:30 p.m. Girls’ Jr. Varsity            Embellishments                                       Entire Inventory
      *   Christmas Angels, Santas & Snowmen                                                                                         Fri., Dec. 17:
                                                                                                                              4:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity Girls’
                                                                                                                                                                    Basketball at Webster City HS
                                                                                                                                                                 6:15 p.m. Girls’ Varsity Basketball

                                                                                                                               Basketball at Clear Lake                    at Webster City HS
                                                                                                                              4:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity Boys’        7:45 p.m. Boys’ Varsity Basketball
                                                                                                                               Basketball at Clear Lake                    at Webster City HS
                                                                                                                         6:15 p.m. Girls’ Basketball at Clear                SAT., DEC. 18:
      Check Eagle Grove FIRST & buy the season’s best gifts.                                                                              Lake                     9 a.m. Jr. Varsity Wrestling at Jr.
                                                                                                                          8 p.m. Boys’ Basketball at Clear         Varsity Wrestling Tournament at
                                                                                                                                          Lake                                Roland-Story
                                                                                                                                     Sat., Dec. 18:                10 a.m. Wrestling at Glen Brand

            K                                                                S
                                                                                                                          10 a.m. Varsity Wrestling at Glen                    Tournament
                                                                                                                                  Brand Invitational              6:30 p.m. Varsity Wrestling at Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                   Varsity Wrestling Tournament at

                   The Idea Store
       211 W. Broadway • Eagle Grove, IA
         Monday - Friday ~ 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Saturday (in Nov. & Dec.) ~ 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Sunday (Nov. 28 thru Dec. 19) ~ 1 - 4 p.m.
EaglE grovE EaglE                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thursday, December 9, 2010                     11

 EG FBLA Chapter-“Breaking Barriers” at 2010 Fall Conference                                                                                                                                                     A dozen Eagle Grove students,          boxes that were shipped on with
                                                                                                                                                                                                            along with their Future Business            hopes of arriving by Christmas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leaders of America Advisor Lou              Each box even contained a personal
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Voss and chaperone Steve Voss,              note written by FBLA members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            traveled recently to the 2010 National            The students enjoyed the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fall Leadership Conference in               remainder of the conference, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Des Moines, Iowa.          The theme        finished up the next evening on
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of the conference was “Breaking             Nov. 6 with a celebration dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Barriers” as FBLA students from                   Future Business Leaders of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            around the country listened to              America is a nonprofit educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                            keynote speakers Alton Jamison              association of students preparing for
                                                                                                                                                                                                            and Brenda Clark Hamilton, among            careers in business or related fields.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            many other events.                          The idea for such an organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Since the National Conference          was first presented by Dr. Hamden
                                                                                                                                                                                                            was held in-state this year, all            L. Forkner in 1937. By the fall
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Iowa FBLA groups were invited               of 1940, the National Council for
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to come a day early to do Habitat           Business Education approved his
                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Humanity work. The Eagle                idea and became the official sponsor
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grove group jumped at the chance            of FBLA. On February 3, 1942, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to be part of one of seven projects.        first FBLA high school chapter was
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Although it was a hard day of               chartered in Tennessee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            manual labor landscaping a median                 The Eagle Grove Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                            in downtown Des Moines from                 is in their 55th year as a charter
                                                                                                                                                                                                            destruction to reconstruction, Lou          member of FBLA. Lou Voss has
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Voss said it was worth the effort.          been the group’s advisor for more
                                                                                                                                                                                                            She is very proud of all the hard           than 20 of those years. She makes
                                                                                                                                                                                                            work each of her students put forth         it her personal mission to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to complete a worthwhile project.           each student reach business related
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 On November 5th, the                   goals, personal goals, and social
                                                                                                                                                                                                            remaining FBLA groups arrived               goals as well.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            bringing with them items to be sent               Comments? Go to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq     
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (as had the Iowa groups, too). They               Attn: Kim Demory
                                                                                                                                                                                                            spent the morning packing over 200

 Front: Alec Amonson. Front row: Lou Voss, Kay Lee Gibson, Steve Hanson, Taylor Jensen, Katie Spellmeyer, Sammi Terrell, Lexie Miller.
 Row 2: Steve Voss, Colby Gouchanour, Andrew Wagner, Shelby Carlson, Jacob Wesselink, Megan Crail

Eagle Grove FBLA working on a Habitat for Humanity project                                                                                                                                                      Cards for the troops from Eagle Grove FBLA members
                                                                                                                                            Brought to you by the following businesses
A&J Construction, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc, AG Processing Inc, Anderson Trenching, Broadway Vision Clinic, Christ Furniture, Eagle Building Supply, Eagle Grove Eagle, Eagle Grove Greenhouses, Eagle
Monument Company, Eagle Pharmacy, Emerson Veterinary Clinic, The Family Table, Fareway Store, First Citizens National Bank, First State Bank, Foust Funeral Home, Godfather’s Pizza, Gold-Eagle Cooperative,
Gold-Eagle Feedmill, Goldfield Access Network, Goldfield Veterinary Clinic, Knudsen Realty, Knutzon’s Inc., Lalor Construction, Lewright Meats, Inc., Lyle’s Ford-Mercury, Malloy Law Firm, Michael Ryerson and
Associates, Oldson’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Parrott Family Chiropractic, Sadler Construction Co., Security Savings Bank, Shopper’s Supply, State Farm Insurance, T & D Service, Tokheim Financial Services,
Torkelson Construction, Town & Country Insurance, Trimark Physicians Group, WMTEL, Wright Medical Center

                                                                                                                       If your business name is not a part of this list, call 448-4745 and be included on the next one!

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                                                                                                                                                                         -Gradually stir in evaporated
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     Antique Print                                                                                                                     Elves for the elderly
                                                                                               Congregate Meals
                                                                                                Fri., Dec. 10: Turkey roast,
                                                                                              squash, green and wax beans, fruited          Many people have already
                                                                                              pudding, 1/2 whole wheat bread, and      begun their holiday shopping, not to
                                                                                              orange juice.                            mention probably a holiday wish list
                                                                                                Mon., Dec. 13: Pork sandwich,          of gifts for themselves. Too often,
                                                                                              whole wheat bun, baked beans, rice       however, those lists of gifts are for
                                                                                              pudding, and orange juice.               people we know and are close to
                                                                                                Tues., Dec. 14: Spaghetti, broccoli,   us. What about those who may not
                                                                                              apricots, and cheese bread.              have anyone close by or are home-
                                                                                                Wed., Dec. 15: Ham loaf, sweet         bound? Christmas just wouldn’t be
                                                                                              potatoes, calico corn, fruit compote     Christmas without a gift to open.
                                                                                              and whole wheat bread.                        That is why Rotary Ann in
                                                                                                Thurs., Dec. 16: Beef stew,            Eagle Grove is teaming up with

                                                                                              cornbread, tangy coleslaw, peaches,      Heartland Communications and
                                                                                              and orange juice.                        Bickford Assisted Living to collect
                                                                                                NOTE: Please return plastic            new, unwrapped items for elderly
                                                                                              dishes if you have meals delivered.      residents of Wright and Webster
                                                                                                                                       Counties. Items you might consider
                                                                                                                                       donating include, but are not limited
                                                                                                                                       to: lap blankets, puzzles, magnifier
                                                                                                                                       reading lamps, large-print crossword

                                                                                              News Tip?
                                                                                                                                       puzzles or Sudoku books, word-
                                                                                                                                       search books, card games, lotions         Fort Dodge on Monday, Dec. 20 at
                                                                                                                                       and shower gels, DVDs, walker bags,       7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                       large-print calendars, pullers for             All gifts will be anonymously

                                                                                                    Call Kim at
                                                                                                                                       cans with pull tabs, pill organizers,     distributed through the Meals-on-
                                                                                                                                       magazines and newspapers, candy           Wheels Program Christmas week.
                                                                                                                                       dishes with candy, non-slip socks or           For more information, please

                                                                                                                                       slippers.                                 contact Stephanie Morris of Rotary
                                                                                                                                            All donations should be dropped      Ann Club of Eagle Grove Homes,
                                                                                                                                       off to Rotary Ann no later than 4 p.m.    Inc. at 515-448-5124.
                                                                                                                                       on Friday, Dec. 17. If you would like          Comments? Go to:
                                                                                                                                       to help wrap the gifts, you are invited
                                                                                                                                       to be at Bickford Assisted Living in           Attn: Kim Demory

                                                                                              Important news on Medicare as the year ends
                                                                                                 A variety of changes await Iowans     The inpatient hospital deductible         anyone who has had their Medicare
                                                                                              on Medicare in 2011. Kris Gross          will be $1,132. Co-payments for           premium withheld from their Social
                                                                                              from the state of Iowa’s Senior Health   hospital days 61-90 will be $283/         Security check in 2010, will pay the
                                                                                              Insurance Information Program            day and $566/day for the lifetime         same premium in 2011 that they paid
                                                                                              (SHIIP) says, “The following is a        reserve days. Skilled nursing care        in 2010.
                                                                                              list of important information to read    co-payments will be $141.50 per day         If you have questions about
                                                                                              and share with anyone you know on        for days 21-100.                          Medicare, contact SHIIP, a free,
                                                                                              Medicare.”                                  The Part B premium for 2011            confidential service of the state of
                                                                                                 First, don’t miss comparing           is $115.40 for anyone new to              Iowa. Counselors are available across
                                                                                              Medicare drug plans for 2011.            Medicare in 2011, and anyone who          the state to help you with Medicare
                                                                                              “Everyone should do a comparison         does not currently have the Part B        questions and problems. For the
                                                                                              of plans because of the changes          premium withheld from their Social        SHIIP site nearest you, call 1-800-
                                                                                              plans have made for 2011,”               Security check. Because there has         351-4664 (TTY 1-800-735-2942) or
                                                                                              comments Gross. “We say ‘compare         not been a Social Security cost of        go to
                                                                                              or pay’ because plan changes include     living increase the past two years,
                                                                                              changes in the drugs covered,
                                                                                              premiums, deductibles and co-
                                                                                              payments.” You could end up in a
                                                                                              plan which doesn’t meet your needs
                                                                                              if you don’t compare plans. If you
                                                                                              need assistance comparing plans,
                                                                                              call SHIIP at 800-351-4664 (TTY
                                                                                                 There’s good news for anyone
                                                                                              who hits the Part D coverage gap
                                                                                              in 2011. Health reform included a
                                                                                              provision which starts closing the
                                                                                              gap next year. Brand name drugs
                                                                                              will have a 50 percent discount in
                                                                                              the gap, and generic drugs will get a
                                                                                              7 percent discount.
                                                                                                 Starting in 2011, the Medicare
                                                                                              Advantage        “open”    enrollment
                                                                                              period is being replaced with a
                                                                                              “disenrollment” period.          From
                                                                                              January 1-February 14 you can
                                                                                              disenroll from a Medicare Advantage
                                                                                              plan and return to Original Medicare.
                                                                                              If you make this change, you can         County Farm Bureau recognized
                                                                                              also enroll in a Medicare Part D plan.
                                                                                              You will not be able to change to a      as a top performer
                                                                                              different Medicare Advantage plan,         Lon Tweeten received the Wright County Farm Bureau recognition
                                                                                              as was the case in past years. If you    award at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) annual meeting
                                                                                              want a Medicare Advantage plan for       in Des Moines Dec. 1. IFBF President Craig Lang (left) and IFBF
                                                                                              2011, it is important that you enroll
                                                                                                                                       Vice President Craig Hill (right) made the presentation to Tweeten
                                                                                              in the best plan for your situation by
                                                                                              December 31, 2010.                       (center).
                                                                                                 Medicare also recently announced        Wright County Farm Bureau received an “outstanding” designation
                                                                                              the Medicare premiums, deductibles       for its 2010 programs related to policy development; policy
                                                                                              and co-payments for 2011. The Part       implementation; communication; ag education; strengthening the
                                                                                              B annual deductible will be $162.        organization; and promoting the benefits of membership.

                                                Consider giving a

                               Tax Deductible gift
                                               this holiday season
                        All donations to the museum renovation project
                      are tax deductible and can be made “In Memory” of
                               or “In Honor” of someone special.
                        Gifts may be sent to: 210 East Broadway, Eagle Grove, IA 50533
                                or call Colleen for more information at 448-4131

                      The Eagle Grove Historical Society will send a card to the individual
                           letting them know that a gift has been given in their name
 EAGLE GROVE EAGLE                                                                                                                                                                         Thursday, December 9, 2010                  13

    Opinions                                                                                                                                                                                                          columns

Atheists, prisons QUESTION OF THE WEEK                                                                                                                                           Leighisms…
and elites…       Have you already “Shopped Local”
                                                                                                                                                                     When Eagle Grove was established in the late 1800s, it was first located
                                                                                                                                                                  along the Boone River. Then the railroads came and laid tracks and the
                                                                                                                                                                  town was moved because of the railroad. Railroads, of course, need
                                                                                      for your holiday gift-giving needs?                                         labor, and the labor needs somewhere to live, and the town grew. Every
      By Brad Hicks                      days,” and holy means ‘Spiritually                                                                                       town that was established needed a place to shop. It was so necessary
      Everything’s bigger in Texas –     whole or sound; of unimpaired in-                                                                                        that the government, along with the assistance of the cities, laid pipes
including the controversies.             nocence and virtue; free from sinful          Go to, on the lefthand side of the page
                                                                                                   and vote on our question of the week.                          underneath the ground providing heat to all businesses. The government
      A group of ministers in Fort       affections; pure in heart; godly; pi-                     Only one vote per computer is registered.                      provided lots of subsidies to help pay for the labor.
Worth are riled up and taking a          ous; irreproachable; guiltless; ac-                                                                                         In those days, travel was done with horse and buggy, later followed by
stand against the public transporta-     ceptable to God.’                                                                                                        the automobile. Every Main Street area was full. There was no way that
tion department there because it sold
advertising space on the sides of its
                                              “Darn,” I bet those atheists
                                         are saying to themselves. “We ac-
                                                                                      Have you already “Shopped Local”                                            people could travel miles to get what they needed. It had to be bought
                                                                                                                                                                  right here. Without Main Street businesses, no community would have
buses to a group of atheists.
      According to an internet news
                                         knowledged a supreme deity and
                                         we didn’t mean to do it. We should
                                                                                      for your holiday gift-giving needs?                                         ever been established. Everyone shopped their neighbors.
                                                                                                                                                                     When people would move into Eagle Grove, the first thing they
report: “The 2.5-by-12-foot ads pro-
claiming “Millions of Americans
are Good Without God” are sched-
                                         have said “X-mas” and that would
                                         have commercialized it enough.”
                                         Of course, the origin of the X in our
                                                                                                YES                                        NO                     would look for is if there was a good Main Street where they could buy
                                                                                                                                                                  everything they needed to survive. That was then…
                                                                                                                                                                     In the 21st Century, most people really don’t care about the importance
uled to run for 30 days on the sides
of four of Fort Worth Transporta-
tion Authority’s fleet of about 150
                                         language comes from the Greek let-
                                         ter Chi, which is the first letter of the
                                         Greek word Χριστός, translated as
                                                                                                89%                                        11%                    of Main Street. Today’s cars allow them to travel anywhere they want
                                                                                                                                                                  to shop. It’s nothing to get into the car and go to the Mega Mall in
                                                                                                                                                                  Minnesota for the day. I hear of people going to Fort Dodge just to get
buses, starting next week. The ads       “Christ”.                                                                                                                a jug of milk, if nothing else for somewhere to go and something to do.
are similar to those on buses and             Darn…                                                                                                               The results are horrifying. Up and down Main Street Eagle Grove, there
billboards the past few years in cit-         All that said, I commend the                                                                                        are several empty buildings. Many of them are not retail, but rather,
ies nationwide, including Detroit,
Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.”
                                         atheists for what they did, and I think
                                         the ministers are nuts. One of them             Joke of                                                                  business offices. This is happening not just in our community, but in
                                                                                                                                                                  small towns across the nation. Most businesses in our town know most
      The story continued: “The Dal-     accused the transportation company                                                                                       of their customers by their first name. They seldom see someone brand
las-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason       of putting profits ahead of principle.           the Week                                                                 new. That’s because there is a certain mindset, or habit if you will, that
paid about $2,480 for the bus ads        The pastors ought to join the atheists                                                                                   you work your way into. You either shop locally or you drive out of
and is targeting people who may feel     in helping or visiting those who feel               A woman had let her body get out of shape, so she joined a           town.
left out during the holidays. ‘Our       left out at this time of year. Those           fitness club and started exercising.                                          One interesting movement is that as the high-income people retire
purpose is not to offend, but to reach   who feel left out are actually looking             She decided to take an aerobics class for seniors. She bent,          and leave, and the lower-income people are moving in (many of them
out to our own,’ said Fred Edwords,      for something to fill an empty hole,            twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down and perspired for an hour.           Spanish-speaking) and have a tendency to shop at home. They like the
national director of the United          or as my friend EW says, a God-                                                                                          convenience, not to mention they don’t want to waste gas and time driving
                                                                                            By the time she got the leotards on, the class was over.
Coalition of Reason. ‘It would           sized hole. When the atheists think                                                                                      somewhere else. That’s one reason why the changes in our population
take more than a few words on the        of their fellow man before some                                                                                          can be good for our community.
side of a bus to change someone’s        Christians do, and when Christians                  The E invites you to share your joke with us! Send your sub-
                                                                                        mission to with a subject title of “Joke          So why isn’t it that you, and I’m referring to you, and I would include
religion.’”                              take atheists to task for helping                                                                                        me, too, don’t make a habit of shopping locally? Are we embarrassed?
      How ironic. Did anyone tell the    others, I think the Chris-tians have           of the Week” or drop it off at the office at 314 W. Broadway. Please
                                                                                                                                                                  Do we find it uncomfortable fearing that they’re going to “force” us to
atheists that these “holidays” are       some explaining to do.                         also include your name and city in the message. Most jokes are part       buy something? Would we rather go somewhere where nobody knows
about the birth of Jesus Christ? That         Brad Hicks is president and               of the public domain, but if it’s not your original work, attribute the   us at all? Is there someone on Main Street that you don’t like, therefore
it’s Christmas?                          CEO of Mid-America Publishing                  joke to its author when possible.                                         you shop somewhere else? Maybe you don’t want to let someone else
      Of course, if you want to call     Corpo-ration. You can reach him at                                                                                       know how prosperous you are, so you would rather have someone else
them “holidays,” that’s fine, but                                                                                               ourtside our community deliver your goods.
holidays is derived from “holy                                                                                                                                       I would like to direct this comment to all managers of businesses
                                                                                                                                                                  in our community; to those who are owners of their establishments in
                                                                                                                                                                  Eagle Grove; to the Superintendent and Principals of our schools; to the
                                                                                                                                                                  County Supervisors and their boards; to the Mayor and the City Council
                                                                                                                                                                  and City Administrator. This week, I would like to have you send out a

     Eagle Grove Eagle
                                                                                                                                                                  message to everyone of your employees, maybe in the form of a public
                                                                                                                                                                  announcement or in the form of a letter, and ask them to take a tour of
                                                                                                                                                                  Main Street. You can do it in groups so it’s not so embarassing. Just

                                                                                                                                                                  walk into the store as if they’re having a big open house. Tell them
                                                                                                                                                                  you’re just looking. Try shopping at home! Even if you don’t live here,
                                                                                                                                                                  but you work here…this is your home-away-from-home, too.
                                                                                                                                                                      If you work at a place that is supported by public taxpayers’ money,
                                                                                                                                                                  you’re wages come from, in part, from these Main Street businesses.
                                                                                                                                                                  They support you with their property tax money. Wouldn’t it make you
                                                                                                                                                                  feel better if you helped support them?
                                                                                                                                                                     When it comes to shopping at home, I am by no means perfect! This

                                                                                                                                                                  message is not only for all of you, but it also includes myself and the
                                                                                                                                                                  employees who work at this hometown newspaper.
                                                                                                                                                                     Message to the businesses: Please let me know, at the end of this year,
                                                                                                                                                                  if you saw an influx of new customers. I want to know if this message
                                                                                                                                                                  actually worked. Be assured that I will let the community know the end
                                                                                                                                                                  results of whether we have moved some people to shop locally.
                                                                                                                                                                     Be sure to look at this week’s poll question results as last week we
                                                                                                                                                                  asked who has already shopped locally for holiday gift giving. The
                                                                                                                                                                  results are encouraging. We believe it is such an appropriate question,
    All copy for next week’s Eagle is due                                                                                                                         that we’re leaving it on for a second week. If you have not yet voted,
   Thursday, Dec. 9th by 4 p.m. as it will be                                                                                                                     please do so, and answer honestly. As a Main Street business, we want
                                                                                                                                                                  to know.
 published a day early so we can bring you the
                                                                                                                                                                    Leigh Banwell
  Fareway Holiday Open House specials for                                                                                                                           Publisher and Manager
            Wednesday, Dec. 15th.                                                                                                                                   Eagle Grove Eagle

  All news and ad copy, as well as classifieds
and emails must be received by 4 p.m. on Dec.
                                                                                                                                                                    Have an opinion?
                                                                                                        Photo by Kim Demory

9th. Any copy received after this time will be School and community working together
        put in the Dec. 23rd edition.               When Joan Heckard, coordinator of the Family Readiness Group for the
                                               soldiers of B-Battery 1-194 Field Artillery out of Eagle Grove and Algona                                             Share it with our readers in a
                                                                                    Armories, gave out a call for supplies for the troops, Robert Blue Middle

            Thank you for your cooperation.
                                                                                    School students, along with the community of Eagle Grove, answered.
                                                                                    Pictured above with the middle school’s collection is Alix Rethman, who
                                                                                                                                                                         Letter to the Editor.
                                                                                    thought the soldiers might enjoy playing a game or two of Yahtzee when they      All letters are at the discretion of the publisher!
                                                                                    have some R&R time.
14       Thursday, December 9, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                        EAGLE GROVE EAGLE

                                                                                                            Harrison wins EG Invite;
                                                                                                            8th place for Eagles
                                                                                                                 The Eagle Grove wrestling           elbow. Mrla then lost to the eventual
                                                                                                            team began their home invitational       champion from Fort Dodge in round
                                                                                                            with 12 wrestlers in the mix and         two. Mrla lost to the Ballard wrestler
                                                                                                            came away with place finishes             in the consolation semifinals and
                                                                                                            from eight of them. Although their       was matched up against the C-G
                                                                                                            team finished sixth out of the eight      wrestler again and won by default,
                                                                                                            teams competing, they did finish          placing him fifth.
Brandon Moore controls the head of this Emmetsburg wrestler                                                 with one champion, a second, a                The final two wrestlers to place
in his win in the consolation semifinals round at 112.                                                       third, two fourths, a fifth, a pair       for the Eagles were Alec Amonson
                                                                                                            of sixths, and a team score of 105.      and Justin Stein at 140 and 171
                                                                                                            Ballard snuck by Fort Dodge for          respectively.       Amonson began
                                                                                                            the team championship with 218.5,        the day losing a tight match to an
                                                                                                            while the Dodgers finished with 218       Algona wrestler, 6-4. Amonson
                                                                                                            points for second place. Third place     then defeated an Ankeny wrestler
                                                                                                            went to Ankeny with 192, followed        8-4, but lost his final two matches
                                                                                                            by Clarion-Goldfield with 146,            to Oskaloosa and again to Algona,-         A rare smile by a wrestler happened when Mitch Gambrill won
                                                                                                            Emmetsburg with 131, Eagle Grove,        placing him in sixth. Stein ran into       his first match in the Eagle Grove Invitational.
                                                                                                            Oskaloosa with 78.5, and Algona          a buzz saw from Ballard in the
                                                                                                            with 77 points.                          opening round but came back to win
                                                                                                                 Eagle Grove’s lone champion         by a fall of his own over an Algona
                                                                                                            came at 152 when senior, Cody            wrestler. Stein then lost to a Fort
                                                                                                            Harrison wrestled for his final time      Dodge wrestler and an Oskaloosa
                                                                                                            in the Eagle Grove Invitational and      wrestler. Stein faced two state
                                                                                                            defeated Jake Haberman in the finals      champions during the day and still
                                                                                                            9-2 for the gold. This was the first EG   managed to pull out sixth place.
                                                                                                            Invite championship of Harrison’s             Eagle Grove also had Dylan
                                                                                                            career. Harrison began the day with      Sporaa competing at 103, Kameron
                                                                                                            a fall over Ballard and a 3-1 decision   Pedersen at 119, Cole Beecher at
                                                                                                            over an Oskaloosa wrestler, sending      145, and Kolten McCutcheon at 160          Zach Boyer uses a defensive move to pin his opponent in the
                                                                                                            him into the finals.                      each of whom did not place in the          Eagle Invite.
Alec Amonson controls this Ankeny wrestler in his 8-4 win at 140                                                 The silver medal was awarded        tournament.
pounds.                                                                                                     to freshman Mitch Gambrill.                   Coach Aaron Schafer was very
                                                                                                            Gambrill made his way to the finals       pleased with his team’s results after
                                                                                                            by pinning his first two opponents        the tournament. He commented,
                                                                                                            from Algona and Emmetsburg at the        “We came into the tournament with
                                                                                                            215 weight category. Gambrill then       six freshmen, two sophomores,
                                                                                                            was defeated by an Ankeny wrestler       and four seniors on the roster; and
                                                                                                            in the championship round.               we came away with eight of them
                                                                                                                 Miguel Pacheco placed third for     placing, I would say we had a pretty
                                                                                                            the Eagles at 135. Pacheco began the     good day. This is the first time that
                                                                                                            day with a 16-9 win over a Ballard       everyone of these guys placed by a
                                                                                                            wrestler, then lost in round two to      win and didn’t forfeit their way into
                                                                                                            the eventual champion from Fort          the place. Joe Mrla’s situation with
                                                                                                            Dodge. Pacheco then won by fall          Matt Odland was unfortunate, but
                                                                                                            in the consolation semifinals round,      he still put him in that position to get
                                                                                                            sending him into the match for third     to that. We just wrestled with high
                                                                                                            place. Pacheco then won by fall and      potential. I could say that every kid
                                                                                                            placed third for Eagle Grove.            worked hard today. Cody Harrison           Justin Stein gets a win at 171 over an Algona wrestler.
                                                                                                                 Zach Boyer and Brandon Moore        had a good day. He got tired in
                                                                                                            both finished the tournament with         the finals, and we need to work on
Miguel Pacheco gets a fall over an Algona wrestler at 135.
                                                                                                            fourth-place medals and two wins         conditioning; but his technique has
                                                                                                            and two loses on the day. Boyer          come along well. The other guy
                                                                                                            began with a fall over a Fort Dodge      in the finals was Mitch Gambrill;
                                                                                                            wrestler, followed by a loss to a        and I would have liked to see him
                                                                                                            Ballard wrestler. Boyer then went on     win it, but he made some freshmen
                                                                                                            to win by fall over Emmetsburg but       mistakes. It was really nice to have
                                                                                                            was defeated for third by Algona.        Bill Nelson come up and talk to these
                                                                                                                 Moore began with a fall             guys, and he spoke to them about
                                                                                                            over Algona, but was defeated by         wrestling every match in your head.
                                                                                                            Clarion-Goldfield’s wrestler in the       He said, “If you believe it, you can
                                                                                                            semifinals. Moore then handed             achieve it.” He was right, and they
                                                                                                            Emmetsburg an 8-5 loss before            started to see the confidence grow.”
                                                                                                            being defeated by Ballard’s wrestler          Before the finals, Coach Schafer
                                                                                                            for third place.                         introduced longtime resident of Eagle
                                                                                                                 Joe Mrla finished the day in fifth    Grove and four-time state champion         Two former Eagle Grove wrestlers sit and chat at the Eagle Grove
                                                                                                            place for the Eagles. Mrla began         Bill Nelson. Nelson graduated from         Invitational. Bill Nelson wrestled for the Eagles in the 40’s and
                                                                                                            the day with a win over Clarion-         Eagle Grove in 1944.                       was a 4-time state champion, while Mike Woodall wrestled for
                                                                                                            Goldfield’s Matt Odland, winning               Comments? Go to:                      the Eagles in the 70’s and was a two-time state runner-up. This
Cody Harrison stands on the championship step after winning at                                              by default when Odland was taken                    tournament returns many past outstanding wrestlers as coaches,
152 pounds his senior year.                                                                                 to the hospital with a dislocated             Attn: Karla Thompson                  fathers, and spectators.

                                                                                                            Girls fall in season opener
                                   Wholes                                                                        The Eagle Grove girls’              This year is a little different for
                                                                                                            basketball team traveled to Algona to
                                                                                                            take on Bishop Garrigan on Tuesday,
                                                                                                            November 23. The Golden Bears
                                                                                                                                                     us with all the starters we lost the
                                                                                                                                                     previous year; and we competed
                                                                                                                                                     the whole game, which I loved to
                                                                                                                                                                                                Halftime lead slips
                                                                                                            handed the Eagles their first loss of
                                                                                                            the season by the score of 24-58.
                                                                                                                 The Eagles trailed 4-11 after the
                                                                                                                                                     see. In the time I have coached
                                                                                                                                                     here, I thought we looked up the
                                                                                                                                                     floor to open teammates better than
                                                                                                                                                                                                away from boys’
                                                                                                            first quarter of action, followed by      we ever have before. Now making
      '08 Buick Enclave CXL, AWD, Fully Loaded, Tan Leather, Factory Auto Start,
                                                                                                            an 8-25 halftime score. The Eagles
                                                                                                            then scored nine points in the third
                                                                                                                                                     those passes into finished baskets
                                                                                                                                                     was another story. For the game
                                                                                                                                                                                                team in season
      62k, Diamond White,........................Orig. Price $28,900 SALE PRICE $27,700                     quarter, making the score EG 17- BG      we rebounded well for most of the
      '07 GMC Envoy Denali, AWD, Fully Loaded, Tan Leather, Sunroof, 42k,
      White.................................................Orig. Price $22,545 SALE PRICE $20,800
      '05 Nissan Murano, AWD, Gry cloth, Fully Loaded, 73k, Silver .........................
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $16,900 SALE PRICE $15,800
                                                                                                            42. The fourth quarter ended with
                                                                                                            Eagle Grove scoring seven more
                                                                                                            points and a final score of 24-58 in
                                                                                                                                                     game but our biggest concern was
                                                                                                                                                     turnovers. We finished with 36 for
                                                                                                                                                     the game, and too many of them
      '04 Buick Rainier CXL, AWD, Tan Heated Leather, Full Power, 70k, Blue........
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $13,950 SALE PRICE $12,400
                                                                                                            the loss.                                were “Red Zone” turnovers, which                The Eagle Grove boys’
      '04 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, Full Power, Heated Charcoal Leather, 71k .                                Lexie Miller led the Eagles         led to layups for the Golden Bears.        basketball team opened their season
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $13,950 SALE PRICE $12,500     in the scoring department with 11        If we can cut down on those and            at home with leads in the first
      '99 GMC Jimmy SLT, Heated Gray Leather, Full Power, Sunroof, 96k, Blue ....
       ..............................................................Orig. Price $6,500 SALE PRICE $5,800   points off of five two-point shots        finish our easy shots, we will have a       quarter and halftime of their first
                                                                                                            and a free throw. Miller shot 83.33      lot more success in the future. Lexie      game against West Hancock. The
                                                CARS                                                        percent from the floor and was one        Miller had a great night scoring for       Eagles of Eagle Grove led 11-8 over
      '08 Chrysler 300C, Beautiful Car, All The Extras, Only 30k, Vanilla ..................
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $22,760 SALE PRICE $20,500     for three from the line. Miller added    us, but it is only going to get harder     the Eagles from West Hancock after
      '06 Toyota Solara SE, Full Power, Keyless Entry, Local Trade, 80k, Silver ........                    a pair of steals and four rebounds to    for her as other teams will key on         the first eight minutes of action.
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $11,900 SALE PRICE $10,900
      '04 Voklsagen Jetta GLIP, 6-spd, PW, PL, Sunroof, CD, 40+MPG, 125, Gray ..
                                                                                                            her game stats. Kylee Almond ended       her. Steph Herrington made some            The second quarter also belonged
       ...............................................................Orig Price $7,325 SALE PRICE $6,800   up with five points and a rebound         great passes and probably should           to Eagle Grove, but the margin had
      '01 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP, 3800, PW, PL, New Headlights, Gray Cloth........                          for the Eagles. Also scoring for the     have had six or seven assists if we put    been trimmed to 26-25.
       ............................................................ Orig. Price $5,900 SALE PRICE $ 4,900
      '96 Cadillac Deville Contour, Excellent Condition, Always Garaged, Heated                             offense were Beth Mork with three,       in the chippies. Josie Robertson and            The lead changed hands as the
      Seats, Full Power, 12-Disc CD, 93k.....Orig. Price $6,500 SALE PRICE $5,400                           Kailee Russell with two, Stephanie       Sammi Terrell came off the bench           third quarter came to an end with
                                                                                                            Herrington, Megan Crail, and Riley       to give us some great minutes and          Eagle Grove trailing by one, 36-
                                             TRUCKS                                                         Quintus with one point each. Russell     solid rebounding. Overall, I wasn’t        37. The inexperienced Eagle Grove
      '07 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, Crew Cab, 4.7, FP, Keyless Entry, Charcoal Cloth,
      72k, Maroon......................................Orig. Price $19,250 SALE PRICE $18,100               and Josie Robertson led the Eagles on    too upset by the game as it is going       Eagles put forth a good effort in
      '06 GMC Sierra SLE 4x4 Crew, 5.3, PW, PL, Keyless Entry, 87k, White .........
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $18,700 SALE PRICE $17,600
                                                                                                            the defensive side with five rebounds     to take time for all the new faces and     their 48-55 loss to a skillful West    Brandon Johnson pops the
      '05 Dodge Ram SLT 1500 4x4 Crew, Hemi, Gray Cloth, PW, PL, Keyless                                    each, and Russell added four steals      new responsibilities to come into          Hancock Eagles team.                 jump shot from inside the lane
      Entry, Very Clean, 104k, Silver ........Orig. Price $14,800 SALE PRICE $13,900                        to the defense. Sammi Terrell pulled     place; so I am excited to see how we            Andy Bell paced Eagle Grove 13 for an Eagle basket.
      '05 GMC 1500 4x4 Ext Cab, Liftkit, Super Sharp, Gray Cloth, PW, PL, CD,
      Dual Exhaust, After Market Wheels and Tires, Only 63k, Black ...........................
                                                                                                            down four rebounds while Herrington      will do the next game.” Stated Coach       points and nine rebounds. Brandon
       ..........................................................Orig. Price $17,950 SALE PRICE $16,800     and Mork each had two.                   Hoag.                                      Johnson scored 11 for the home pointers, and we only shot two free
      '04 GMC 3500 4x4 Dually, Duramax, Crew Cab, Heated Tan Leather, FP, Only                                   “Tuesday we traveled to Algona           Comments? Go to:                      team. Connor Tomke added eight throws. Those things are not going
      53k, Black .........................................Orig. Price $28,500 SALE PRICE $27,900
      '01 Ford 5-150 4x4 King Ranch, Check out the website for this one.
                                                                                                            to play Bishop-Garrigan, and I was                  points, while Aaron Wagner chipped to win many basketball games. But, 108k, Blue .......Orig. Price $12,900 SALE PRICE $12,400                          anxious to see how we would play.             Attn: Karla Thompson                  in six points. Cesar Hernandez and those are some of the little things that
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cody Helmick each contributed four the kids have to learn on. I thought
             Go online to                                                                                                                                                points and Radney Roosa added two Andy Bell and Cesar Hernandez
                  to view all cars in this ad.                                                                                                                                                  more.                                 both came in and played well in their
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Coach Parrott commented on first varsity game. We can’t get in
                                                                                                                                                                                                the game, “It was interesting. It’s foul trouble. We have to be able to
                                                                                                                     Weekly                                                                     our new season, and we are going handle the press and cut down the
                                                                                                                                               are available at                                 to have some pains. We have a lot turnovers. I think we will be ok
                                                                                                                     FAREWAY                                                                    of kids with not much experience. and have to take some baby steps
                                                                                                                                                     8 a.m.                                     Overall, I was pleased with the way and be patient. I thought we played
                                      748 2nd Street,
                                                                                                                     Flyers                        Wednesday                                    we played. We just have to do some respectful.”
                                   Webster City, IA 50595                                                                                                                                       things like not have 24 turnovers,        Comments? Go to:
                                      (515) 832-1010                                                                                           morning in store                                 and we need to get to the basket
                                                                                                                                                                                                more. We settled for shooting three-      Attn: Karla Thompson
 EaglE grovE EaglE                                                                                               Thursday, December 9, 2010   15
Youth Wrestling
  Hampton-Dumont will hold a
Youth Wrestling Tournament on
Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Middle
School, 601 12th Ave. NW, in
  The Divisions are: Novice (K-2);
Pee-Wee (3-4); Bantam (5-6); and
Senior (7-8).
  Weigh-in for grades K-4 will be
from 7-8 a.m., and for grades 5-8
9:30-10:30 a.m.
  Entry fee at the door is $15. There
will be medals for all places! The
tournament will be 4-Man Round
  An entry form is located in The
Predicament publication.

wrestling team
helped by local
   Second-ranked Wartburg College
produced bonus-point wins in all
10 matches en route to a 51-0 Iowa
Conference dual win over Central
Nov. 30.
   Coach Jim Miller’s Knights,
moving to 5-0 overall, received pins
from fifth-ranked senior Mark Kist
of Eagle Grove at 125, sophomore
141-pounder Tommy Mirocha of
Davenport, freshman 165-pounder
Landon Williams of Davenport,           Eagles drop conference
and junior 197-pounder Byron
Tate of Clinton, who came into the
dual with a No. 1 national ranking.     game to H-D Bulldogs
Junior 133-pounder Mike Kremer
of Independence, ranked No. 10,               The Eagle Grove Eagles dropped
senior 149-pounder Jacob Groth of       their opening conference game to
Marshalltown, ranked No. 8, and         the Hampton-Dumont Bulldogs on
senior heavyweight John Helgerson       Tuesday, November 30, by the score
of West Union, ranked No. 1, each       of 35-54.
won by technical fall.                        The Bulldogs jumped out to a
   The Orange and Black, upping         15-10 lead over the Eagles after the
their consecutive league dual win       first quarter of action and continued
streak to 143, allowed only 21          to increase the lead as each quarter
escapes from the visiting Dutch (0-2,   progressed. H-D led 35-20 at half-
0-2 IIAC). Wartburg ended the night     time, 46-26 after three quarters, and
with 34 takedowns, five escapes,        won 54-35.
three reversals, and 15 nearfalls.            The Eagles leading scorer for
                                        the contest was Andy Bell with eight
                                        points, followed by Brandon Johnson
      We make                           with seven points, Connor Tomke
                                        and Oscar Hernandez with six each,
  color copies                          Cody Helmick with four, and Cesar
                                        Hernandez and Aaron Wagner with
for as little as $.49…                  two a piece.
                                              The Eagles are 0-2 overall
     ask us how!                        and 0-1 in the North Central
                                        Conference.                             Radney Roosa skies up to
                                                                                attempt to block the shot of a
                                            Comments? Go to:                    Hampton-Dumont player in the
            448-4745                            first NCC basketball contest
                                            Attn: Karla Thompson                for the Eagles.
       314 W. Broadway
 Monday - Friday ~ 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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16        Thursday, December 9, 2010                                                                                                                                                                         EaglE grovE EaglE

Girls’ basketball team downed by Bulldogs
     The Eagle Grove girls’ basketball
team was defeated by the Hampton-
Dumont Bulldog’s team at home in
the second game of the season and of
the week. The Bulldogs came out fast
and put 18 points up on the scoreboard
while the Eagles struggled on offense
and only came up with eight team
points in the opening quarter. The
second quarter was again all Bulldogs
holding the Eagles to only six points,
yet gathering 12 more of their own
and taking their team to the locker
room with an 30-14 score in favor of
     The Eagles outscored the
Bulldogs in the third quarter of the
game by one point, 6-5, but the overall
lead still remained in the hands of the
Bulldogs. The final quarter of action     Kailee Russell sets a good screen on the opponent so Stephanie
in the game gave the Bulldogs a win       Herrington can make her way to the basket.
of 48-26.
     Kailee Russell and Lexie Miller      Terrell grabbed eight and seven           on their starters. We did not take
led the Eagles on the scoreboard with     rebounds each respectively. Almond        advantage of those fouls as we only
nine and eight points respectively.       ended with four rebounds, while           made six of 18 free throws in the first
Josie Robertson scored four points        Miller had three and a pair of steals,    half. We also had 27 turnovers in the
for Eagle Grove, while Sammi Terrell      and Robertson had two rebounds.           first half, which absolutely killed our
and Sierra Meyers added two each,              “Tuesday we hosted Hampton-          chances. With a better percentage
and Kylee Almond had one point.           Dumont, and the Bulldogs are              from the line and less turnovers, we
     Beth Mork led the team on the        always a challenge for us with their      would have probably led the half.
defensive side of the game for the        aggressive style of play. We did a        Those types of things seem to happen
Eagles by pulling down 11 rebounds        great job against their pressure early    with a young team, so I was pleased
and two blocked shots. Russell and        in the game and got some quick fouls      with the second half as we cut down
                                                                                    our turnovers to 12. We rebounded                                                                                                      Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                    much better this game, and it showed
                                                                                    in the stats and in some of those fouls
                                                                                                                              Festival of Trees returns to Eagle Grove
                                                                                    by the Bulldogs.” Said Coach Hoag.        The Bubeck family even brought along their puppy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Festival of Trees,
                                                                                          “Three girls had at least seven     held this year as part of pictures with Santa during Window Wonderland. The twinkling lights and
                                                                                    rebounds which was great to see.          creative decorations featured by area clubs, organizations, and businesses were both breathtaking and
                                                                                    Sammi Terrell had seven, Kailee           entertaining.
                                                                                    Russell had eight, and Beth Mork had
                                                                                    11. Kylee Almond led us in assists
                                                                                    with three, and Lexie Miller led us         Pressure Washer
                                                                                    in steals with two. We are going to
                                                                                    start our tough stretch of road games            REPAIR
                                                                                    now as our next four are on the road               • Most All Brands
                                                                                    against some stiff competition. The               • Hot or Cold Units
                                                                                    girls have continued to improve,                • Large Parts Inventory
                                                                                    and we will have to put forth our               New • Used • Rentals
                                                                                    best effort to be competitive in those
                                                                                    games.”                                       CAMPBELLS
                                                                                          Comments? Go to:                        103 W. Hwy. 3, Goldfield, IA
                                                                                                                                    It’s always worth the drive!
The varsity girls get in position to play defense on the Hampton-               
Dumont Bulldogs.                                                                          Attn: Karla Thompson                         515-825-3777

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  Great                                                                            A Holiday Gift from Us to You!
  Prices                                                                       Please join us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                                                                                                   At Knutzon’s we can build a snowman
                                                                                                                                                                   Did you know it’s possible to build a snowman at 72 degreees?

                                                                            Wednesday, dec. 15th
                                                                                                                                                                   Rachel Meyer (left) and Beth Mork (right) did…inside Knutzon’s
                                                                                                                                                                   during Window Wonderland. The white peanuts added to the effect
                                                                                                                                                                   of frolicking in the snow as the girls tossed them in the air.

                                                                              from 5 - 9 p.m....and enjoy refreshments and cookies.
                                                                                   Registration for door prizes. Need not be present to win.
                                                                                          Register this night only - drawings will be
                                                                                                    the morning of Dec. 16th.

                                                                            SuPer holidaY SPecialS
 Samples                                                                          for theSe
                                                                                  4 hourS at
                                                                             unbelievable PriceS!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo by Kim Demory

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Festival of trees
                                                                              Check next week's EARLY edition of The                                                                                      returns to Eagle Grove
                                                                              Eagle Grove Eagle for these great prices                                                                                    The Festival of Trees at the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by Kim Demory
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Masonic Lodge in Eagle Grove
                                                                                                                                                                                                          has been a highlight of the
                                                                              Please enjoy this token of our appreciation and wishes for a great holiday           Trees that are grrrreat                season for years. After a year
                                                                                  season to you and your families. Word has it Santa will be here!                 Students and teachers at Robert        or two of hiatus, the Chamber
                                                                                   Mark your calendar or cut this out and                                          Blue Middle School got into the
                                                                                                                                                                   holiday spirit by decorating ET
                                                                                                                                                                                                          decided to take over the event
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and hold it in conjunction with
                                                                                       hang it on your refrigerator.                                               room trees. This one, created by       Window Wonderland this year.

                                                                                    You don’t want to miss this event!
                                                                                                                                                                   Amy Ascherl’s group, is grrrrreat      Approximately 20 trees were
                                                                                                                                                                   with Tony the Tiger on top, don’t      featured, decorated by area
                                                                                                                                                                   you think? Watch for more of the
                                                                                                       Sincerely ~                                                                                        businesses, organizations, and
                                                                                                                                                                   middle school trees to be included     individuals. Watch for more in the
                                                                                           Chris Livengood, Grocery Manager;                                       in the December 23 Christmas           Christmas edition of the Eagle.
                                                                              Tracy Crail, Meat Manager; and the rest of the Fareway crew!                         edition of the Eagle.

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