Santa Claus Hears
THE All Christmas Wishes
SIGOURNEY, IOWA 52591
S E R V I N G K E O K U K C O U N T Y S I N C E 1860
www.sigourneynewsreview.com WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2009
149TH YEAR one dollar NUMBER 51
Official Oath for Elected Weather and Roads Top
With the wintery mix of
City of Sigourney Officials
freezing rain, snow and wind
in the immediate forcast,
Keokuk County Supervisors:
Ernie Greiner, Michael Berg and
Richard Denny discussed with
County Engineer, Christy Van
Buskirk the plans for County
roads for the remainder of the
week and through the Christmas
Van Buskirk assured the
Supervisors the Highway
Department was ready for the Correction
winter storm. “We are setting In last week’s News-Review these children were misidenti-
pretty good with sand and treated fied. We apologize for the error.
material for the roads,” said Van Pictured above are Heidi, Reagan and Jack Clarahan of
Buskirk. She noted Doug Klett as Harper. Parents are Ryan and Michelle Clarahan. They enjoyed
well as herself would be keeping telling Santa their Christmas wishes at the Knights of Columbus
a close eye on the weather. Christmas dinner in Harper. Photo submitted.
The Keokuk County Ordinance
(Section 3 - Sequence Of Service)
regarding snow and ice removal
In the implementation of snow
and ice removal and other main-
tenance of the county’s second-
ary road system during the win-
Sigourney Mayor, Pat Miletich swears-in the newly elected City Council members (left to ter months, the County Engineer
right): Randy Schultz of the 2nd Ward, Jeff Johnson for the At-Large and Charlie Williams of shall select the actual sequence
the 4th Ward at the Wed., Dec. 16 meeting. of roads to be cleared as pro-
vided for in this section of the
ordinance, and shall determine
when drifting, wind velocity, and
additional snow or snowstorms
require that the snow removal
equipment be removed from the
roadway, or that additional clear-
ance of paved roads be accom-
plished prior to the clearance of
gravel and dirt roads.
PAVED ROUTES: 1. The ini-
tial effort will be to get all routes
open to two-lane traffic as soon
Mayor, Pat Miletich pre- as possible and or practicable.
sented Jill Moore with a plaque During initial snow removal oper- The City of Delta hosted Santa Claus at City Hall on Sat., Dec.
for her dedicated service as ations, paved roads may only 19 for area children to make their Christmas wishes. Each child
a retiring Council member. Sigourney City Clerk, Angie Alderson conducts the oath of have on lane plowed for a period received a goodie bag after their visit. Above is Grayson Jones of
Moore served on the Council office ceremony for Mayor, Pat Miletich. Miletich was appointed of time. 2. After two lane travel Sigourney; he is 18 months old and shared his Christmas wish
representing the 2nd Ward for Mayor Pro-tem after the death of Mayor John Ballensky, she is possible, subsequent snow with Santa. His parents are Amber (pictured) and Tony Jones.
one term. then decided to run for another term in office (2009). removal will be carried on during
normal working hours. 3. The
Christmas Cheer at SPL Open House Two Drivers Injured truck mounted snow plows and
spreaders will not normally be in
Library hosted a Holiday
Public hour until the Mayor announced
the following Reading Drawing
in Head-on Collision operation between the hours of
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 A.M. The trucks
Open House on Fri., Dec. 18
with many specials guests
winning tickets: Billie Myers/
chest restored by Dennis
Near Keswick may be called off the road if snow
According to the Iowa State and blowing reduces visibility to
attending (45 children/20 Stockman, Lou Bower/wreath Patrol crash report, at 8:10 a.m. hazardous working conditions.
adults). The Sigourney donated by Janie Hendricks a head-on collision occurred on 4. When required, due to drifting
Elementary School 5th and and Mary Fowler/stained glass County Hwy. V44 just North snow, motorgraders may be used
6th grade chorus directed by window donated by Janie of Keswick. State Patrol Sgt. to keep the paved roads open
Susan Johnson (assisted by Hendricks. Plenty of cookies Ramthun responded to the and the opening of gravel roads
Brianna Winegarden) started for the children and treats for scene.
the festivities with a wonderful adults including a delicious may be delayed. 5. It is not the
Sgt. Ramthun noted Patrick
rendition of “Jingle Bells.” Creole Christmas Cake from policy of the county to provide
O’Rourke (25) of North English
Sigour ney Mayor Pat Rolling Prairie Acres Farm was traveling southbound in a a “dry” pavement condition. 6.
Miletich read the “Night Before kept everyone cheerful until 2009 Chevy truck and Heather After roads have been plowed, as
Christmas” by Clement Clarke the arrival of Santa Claus. Snakenburg (35) of Keswick was provided in the section, intersec-
Moore and students Brooke The event was a huge success traveling northbound in a 2003 tions, hills, and curves may, but
Waechter and Mateer Strong with help from volunteers and Chevy Trailblazer on Co. Hwy. not necessarily, have placed on
read poems from “American Friends of the Sigourney Public V44. Due to road conditions, them, slat, sand, or other abra-
Christmas: 48 American Library: Barb Tornow, Yvonne Snakenburg lost control and col- sives. These intersections, hills,
poets celebrate the beauty of Pitsch, Colleen Deitrich, Kathy lided head-on with O’Rourke, and curves may not be resanded,
Christmas” edited by Webster Kracht, Mary Williams, Mark who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. resalted, or have other abrasives
Schott and Robert J. Myers. Schmidt, Mary Gralapp, Suzi Delta Mayor, Brett Hammes shared his Christmas wishes
Snakenburg was transported replaced on them between snow-
The chorus continued to Mohr, Cheryl Bird, Sue Mohr with Santa and his daughter, Stacia hesitantly told Santa what
by ambulance to University of storms.
entertain throughout the first and Carralee Sueppel. she wanted for Christmas. Delta Santa photos submitted by the
Iowa Hospital. O’Rourke refused
UNPAVED ROADS: 1. The What Cheer Paper.
treatment. The Iowa State Patrol,
initial effort will be to get all
Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office
routes opened to one-lane traffic
and Keswick Fire and Rescue
assisted in the accident, which is as soon as possible and/or prac-
The News-Review can add your business online with a bro-
still under investigation. ticable after a storm has passed.
chure complete with photos and specials or tape a commercial 2. After one-lane travel is pos-
spot. Contact Ken Chaney at 622-3110 or 319-330-6126 to sible, subsequent snow removal
find out how. SNR Holiday Office will be carried on during normal
Look who is online at the News-Review website... Hours and Deadlines working hours. 3. Motorgraders
...The Garden Gate ...Wagler Motors and/or truck plows will not nor-
The Sigourney News-Review
...Bruty’s Carpet Corner ...This Could Be YOU! mally be in operation between
has a few changes to announce the hours of 3:30 P.M. - 7:00
for the upcoming Christmas
SNR Web Opinion Poll the Position All Together.
While the State of Iowa doesn’t and New Year holidays:
AM.. The motorgraders and/or
truck plows may be called off the
The past week on the Sigourney hold this opinion poll as the 1) The SNR closes at 12 road if snow and blowing reduces
News-Review website at www. deciding vote, it is interesting Noon on Thurs., Dec. 24 and visibility to hazardous working
sigourneynewsreview.com, the what voters chose. all day on Fri., Dec. 25 - Merry conditions. 4. Snow may not
Polling Question has been: Does Out of 100% of the votes, 50% Christmas! Deadline for the be removed from roads desig-
each school district in Iowa thought one Superintendent per 12/30 SNR issue is 12 Noon nated as Level B.
need their own superintendent County would work the best.
on Dec. 24.
or would one superintendent 22% voted for #2: One per School
per county be sufficient? With District. 17% voted to eliminate 2) The SNR closes at 3 p.m.
four options for an answer. 1) the position and 11% voted to on Thurs., Dec. 31 and all
One Superintendent per County. leave as is. day on Fri., Jan. 1 - Happy
2) One Superintendent per School Stop out to the SNR website New Year! Deadline for the
District. 3) Leave As Is. 4) Cutout and let you voice be heard. 1/06/10 SNR issue is 12 Noon
on Dec. 31.
Please contact Robin Handy
at 641-622-3110 or 641-660-
4956 for further information or
Daman Dowd of Delta was a bit apprehensive about visiting
to submit any information for with Santa Claus, but Santa convinced him it would be alright.
publication. He is the son of Scott and Amie Davis.
2 Wednesday, December 23, 2009 www.sigourneynewsreview.com
PROFESSIONAL FOR THE RECORD & OBITUARIES
Directory WEATHER REVIEW speed, (6-10 over).
‘Tis The Season’ To driving. In 2008, 11,773 Ameri-
can motorists died in highway
Law enforcement is increasing its
ABSTRACTING The following report is compiled Ryan D. Barnett, Macon, Mo., efforts to spot motorists driving
SERVICES by Doug Flanders, Sigourney’s speed, (16-20 over). Crack Down On Partiers crashes involving a driver with drunk from Dec. 16, 2009 - Jan.
ofﬁcial weather observer and in- Alan S. Axmear, Keswick, Nearly 300 law enforcement a BAC of .08 or higher. Iowa saw 3, 2010. If you’re over the limit,
KEOKUK COUNTY cludes the date, high, low and speed, (6-10 over). agencies across the state of Iowa 81 people die as a result of drunk you will be under arrest.
ABSTRACT CO. precipitation readings. Greyden M. Scearcy, Rich- will step up enforcement begin- driving in 2008; nine during the For more information on this
100 S. Main Sigourney, IA HI LO land, speed, (6-10 over). ning Wed., Dec. 16, 2009, to months of December and Janu- enforcement effort or other
641-622-3321 Tues., Dec. 15 33 0 Ted L. Greiner, Keota, seatbelt keep the state’s roadways safe ary. Additionally, 1,523 Iowans highway safety initiatives, visit:
Precip: T. snow violation. from drunk drivers. The Iowa suffered injuries in drunken driv-
DAY & BORDWELL Wed., Dec. 16 15 1 Brandon K. Frazier, Eldridge, Department of Public Safety’s ing crashes in 2008.
ABSTRACTS Thurs., Dec. 17 26 15 manner of conveyance (loaded Governor’s Trafﬁc Safety Bureau As you celebrate this holiday
Abstracts of title in Keokuk Fri., Dec. 18 42 21 gun). (GTSB) is organizing the annual season, make smart decisions
& Washington Counties Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. that keep fellow motorists safe
Sat., Dec. 19 30 23 Tom C. Olson, Keswick, open
114 W. Washington St., Ste. 1 from harm and you out of jail.
Sun., Dec. 20 26 22 container-passenger. Under Arrest. crackdown. Agen-
P.O. Box 303, Sigourney, IA
Mon., Dec. 21 27 23 Craig J. Berg, Sigourney, no cies receiving grant monies from
319-863-9200 Precip: 1” snow; freeze drizzle deer license or tag. GTSB will put more ofﬁcers on
FAX 319-653-4797 REAL ESTATE Joseph E. Sieren, Keota, no the roads over the busy travel
Grace M. Sheraden Est. to deer license or tag. holidays to increase enforcement
CARE FACILITIES Donald L. Peiffer and Judith A. Kadie J. Conrad, South Eng- and save lives. The enforcement
Peiffer, 36-74-12. lish, operation without registra- effort runs through Sun., Jan. 3,
MANOR HOUSE Ronald E. Lippard to Mark A. tion. 2010.
CARE CENTER Knowler, 35-76-12. Kenneth J. Striegel, Ollie, fail- Driving with a blood alcohol
Intermediate and Verna I. Adams, Est. to Jen- ure to obey trafﬁc control devise. concentration (BAC) of .08 or
Skilled Care Facility nifer L. Jordt, 11-75-12. Clarence J. Schaftlein, Cedar higher is illegal in every state.
1212 S. Stuart Milo Luers to Edwin C. Luers Rapids, speed. Yet far to many people suffer de-
641-622-2142 and Rita J. Luers, 28-77-10, 27- POLICE LOG bilitating injuries and the loss of
77-10. Criminal charges are mere ac- loved ones as a result of impaired
MAPLEWOOD MANOR Milo Luers to Will Luers, 33- cusations and the accused is pre-
204 N. KeokukWashington Rd. 77-10. sumed innocent unless and until
Keota, IA 52248
Leroy J. Edmundson to Rob- proven guilty.
ert Dean Vrchoticky Sr., 22-77- 12-3-09
12. 10:10 p.m.: Kadie Conrad is-
SIGOURNEY CARE CENTER Raymond J. Herman Est. to sued citation for expired registra-
WINDSOR PLACE Larry E. Herman, 19-76-11. tion.
Assisted Living, Intermediate MARRIAGES 12-6-09
and Skilled Care Facility Theodore Eugene Waldner 5:03 p.m.: Reported burglary
900 S. Stone, Box 21 and Kara Leigh White. in 300 block of North Jefferson.
641-622-2971 TICKETS Assisted with Sheriff’s ofﬁce
Ronald L. Blodgett, Sigour- on OWI and burglary charge.
LEGAL SERVICES ney, failure to have valid license/ 12-07-09
permit while operating vehicle. 10:37 p.m.: Minor accident at
LLOYD, McCONNELL, William P. Pollock, Grinnell, Dollar General; no injuries.
DAVIS & LUJAN, LLP failure to comply with safety reg/ 12-08-09
Attorneys at Law rules. 11:30 p.m.: Alarm in 200
117 S. Jefferson Street Jamie L. Vest, Wellman, speed, block of North Main; employee
Sigourney, IA 52591 (20 mph over).
Matthew P. Hudson, Brighton, 12-12-09
seatbelt violation. 2:00 a.m.: Damon Winegar-
MEDICAL SERVICES Tanya McPherson, Sigourney, den issued citation for excessive
speed, (6-10 over). speed and failure to obey stop
KEOKUK COUNTY Erin M. Schmidt, Gibson, pos- sign.
MEDICAL CLINIC sess/purchase of alcohol by per-
Mary Graeff, M.D., F.A.A.P. 3:25 a.m.: Assist with medical
son under 21. call in 500 block of Ringgold St.
1312 South Stuart Street
Sigourney, IA Stephen L. Buehneman, Del- 12-13-09
641-622-1170 ta, failure to comply with safety 2:00 p.m.: Clarance Schaft-
reg/rules. lein, issued citation for speed.
CAROL SCHMIDT, ARNP Dennis R. Ingles, Manchester, 9:40 p.m.: Assist with medical
Family Practice ♥ speed, (6-10 over). call in 500 block of E. Walnut St.
2nd Street Clinic Daniel J. Smith, Washington,
101 East Marion max gross weight violation.
Sigourney, IA Christopher M. Sinn, Ottum-
641-622-9133 wa, seatbelt violation.
Scott J. Schrader, Ollie, speed,
UI HEALTH CARE-SIGOURNEY (6-10 over).
Family Medicine Robert J. Randell, Oskaloosa,
Will Saxena, M.D. speed, (6-10 over).
Robert Baker, PA-C Jordan L. Wright, Batavia,
1314 S. Stuart speed, (11-15 over).
Sigourney, IA Caitlin A. Shadley-Long,
641-622-3840 Sigourney, operation without
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The News-Review Wednesday, December 23, 2009 3
Savages’ Defense A SK Junior High Wrestling Hosts
Winning Combination Only Home Tournament for Season
Sigourney 52, Montezuma 37 the Iowa Valley Tigers, 50-45.
The Savages jumped out to a Down 5 points heading into the
14-4 first quarter and withstood 4th quarter, Sigourney outscored
several Bravette runs to claim a the Tigers 19-9 in the final frame
52-37 victory last Monday night to up their record to 5-1.
at Montezuma. Sigourney shot Sigourney’s relentless attack
43.8% from the field and held a of the offensive glass proved the
plus 12 rebounding advantage difference in the last stanza. For
which helped secure the win. the game the Savages gathered
Carolyn Holm led the Savages 24 offensive rebounds to 7 for
with 29 points and 14 rebounds. Iowa Valley. “We were strug-
Alyssa Manchester led the team gling shooting from the field so
with 6 assists. Tori Albaugh we had to use our rebounding
added 7 points and 3 assists. aggression and height to win the
Michaela Gretter and Stephani game,” states Coach Hobbs.
Atwood each scored 6 points. Holm again led the Savages
Whitney Abrahamson 3 points, with 30 points and 17 rebounds.
5 rebounds. Jerica Gretter 1 Though limited with foul trouble
point. Olivia Hanchett added 4 Atwood grabbed 11 rebounds go
assists and 4 rebounds. with her 5 points and 4 assists.
“Our guards continue to take Abrahamson filled in for Atwood
great pride in making the great and ripped down 5 big rebounds
pass and being unselfish. Much and scored 5 points. Gretter
of our success over the years consistently found Holm under
is in having players commit to the basket or on the break and
playing team defense and look- recorded a team high 7 assists
ing for the open player in the as well as scored 6 points and
best position to shoot,” com- a team high 3 steals. Albaugh
ments Coach Hobbs. scored 2 points on big free
Sigourney 50, Iowa Valley 45 throws to put the game out
Instead of a first quarter out- of reach in the final minute.
burst the Savages needed a 4th Ashley Baumert also contrib-
quarter surge to pull away from uted 2 points.
The 2009 SK Junior High Wrestling team is under the direction of Head Coach Frosty Streigle. Suiting
up (back row, left to right): Cole Streigle, Noah Schuster, Dalton Price, Kevin Weber, Chase Tremmel,
Tucker Fowler, Brian Bird and Bryce Brown; (front row, left to right): Jake Van Ee, Nathan Fritz, Cory
Boys’ Basketball Pull Down Jarmes, J.C. Dumont, Daniel Larkford, Jeremiah Green and Gage Greiner.
a Victory to End 2009
12/14/09 ity was still lacking though, as
vs. Montezuma we had periods of extreme inef-
“I think having to postpone fectiveness,” said Carter. “We
Tuesday’s game (12/08) because have to remedy that. One major
of weather and Friday’s game position, we got the chance to
(12/11) because of Tri-County play our bench and get some
not having school hurt us,” said much needed varsity experience
Coach Andy Harter. “We never for some kids.”
really got our game legs and we The Savages rounded out
were unable to catch a rhythm.” 2009 with a huge victory over
The Savages went on to lose the Tigers 78-35. The Savages
the game against Montezuma were in double digits at the bas-
52-42. High point scorers for ket: Abrahamson with 23 points,
the Savages were: Andrew Andrew Fritz had a double dou- Cole Jarmes moves his Tri-County/Montezuma opponent SK’s Dalton Price makes quick work of a 3 point move
Utterback with 15 game points, ble 12 points and 10 rebounds into position for a pin as the referee keeps an eye on the against his Albia opponent at the SK Junior High Tourney on
JC Abrahamson knocked down and Utterback with 10 game blades. The SK Junior High Wrestling Tournament was Fri., Fri., Dec. 18.
12 points and Matt Meier fin- points rounds out the DD’s. Dec. 18.
ished the game with 8 points. Other individual stats: Meier,
12/15/09 7 pts.; Logan Klein, 6 pts.;
vs. Iowa Valley Brandon Stuhr, 5 pts.; Curtis
The Savages hosted the Iowa Fisher, 4 pts.; Seth Swearingen
Valley Tigers on Tues., Dec. 15 for and Isaiah Nieuwsma with 3
some home court action before each; Jackson Davis and Kyle
the long Christmas break. “We Ferree scored 2 pts. each and
played very well at times during Zach Hahn finished off a free
this game, our offense continu- throw nicely for one.
SK wrestler, Gage Greiner works is arms and hands into posi-
tion before swinging his body around to cover his English Valleys
opponent. Greiner went on to win the match by a 7-5 decision. In the first period of the match, SK’s Tucker Fowler gets a
pin over his Moravia opponent.
SK’s Nathan Fritz
showed exactly how it’s
done when he pinned
his Albia opponent in
At the SK Junior High home tournament on Fri., Dec.
18, Jeremiah Green fought hard for a 10-7 decision over his It’s not always about the win and SK wrestler Jake Van Ee
Albia opponent, while the referee keeps a close watch on the showed outstanding determination and heart during his 11-8
match. loss against Jordan of Iowa Valley.
Individual Match Results
Wrestler Wrestler Match Result Wrestler Wrestler Match Result Wrestler Wrestler Match Result
Gage Greiner SK Justin Ling EV Greiner 7-5 Noah Schuster SK Lex Jack TC-M Jack 6-4 Tucker Fowler SK Luke Ryan IV Fowler Fall
Carter Lacina IV Levi Hawk Moravia Lacina Fall 1:11 Brett Dody NM Deryk Hayveld IV Dody Fall Jake Van Ee SK Ryan Smith EV Smith Fall 2:40
Jake Van Ee SK Cody Seaton EV Seaton 19-9 Tucker Fowler SK Levi Hawk Moravia Fowler Fall Josh Jordan IV Bobby Belzer Albia Belzer Fall
Josh Jordan IV Sheldon Ealy EV Ealy 12-4 Jake Van Ee SK Josh Jordan IV Jordan 11-8 Austin O’Leary Albia Cody Seaton EV Seaton Fall
Nathan Fritz SK Bobby Belzer Albia Fritz Fall 2:34 Cody Seaton EV Bobby Belzer Albia Belzer 6-1 Nathan Fritz SK Aaron Ambrose Albia Fritz Fall :36
Austin O’Leary Albia Drake Healy IV Healy 6-3 Nathan Fritz SK Austin O’Leary Albia Fritz Fall :59 Zach Kitzman TC-M Drake Healy IV Kitzman Fall 2:47
Aaron Ambrose Albia Zach Kitzman TC-M Kitzman 6-2 Josh Edmundson TC-M Aaron Ambrose Albia Edmundson 7-2 Steven Schlecta IV Adam deRegnier EV deRegnier Fall 3:39
Cory Jarmes SK Adam deRegnier EV deRegnier 4-1 Adam deRegnier Drake Healy IV DeRegnier 4-3 Cory Jarmes SK Mitch Gibson TC-M Gibson Fall
Steven Schlecta IV Josh Edmundson TC-M Schlecta 3-2 Cory Jarmes SK Lucas Ewing TC-M Ewing 10-8 Lucas Ewing TC-M Gage Simmons NM Simmons Fall
Shadow Kirkendall AlbiaGage Simmons NM Kirkendall Fall 3:44 Steven Schlecta IV Zach Kitzman TC-M Kitzman 8-7 Logan Vaverka TC-M Justin Plotz IV Vaverka Fall
Tyler Knapp Moravia Mitch Gibson TC-M Gibson Fall Gage Simmons NM Mitch Gibson TC-M Gibson Fall :19 Trenton Steinke TC-M Tyler Knapp Moravia Steinke Fall
Lucas Ewing TC-M Justin Plotz IV Plotz Fall Justin Plotz IV Trenton Steinke TC-M Steinke Fall Colten Maschman TC-M Paul Richards IV Maschman Fall 1:55
Kaden Wilson IV Trenton Steinke TC-M Wilson Fall Paul Richards IV Tyler Knapp Moravia Richards Fall Brennen Grimm EV Gage Simmons NM Simmons Fall
Paul Richards IV Logan Vaverka TC-M Richards Fall :18 Kaden Wilson IV Logan Vaverka TC-M Wilson 11-4 Paul Gent EV Gunner Miller Moravia Gent Fall
Brennen Grimm EV Gunner Miller Moravia Grimm Fall 2:29 Kolten Maschman TC-M Gunner Miller Moravia Maschman Fall :43 Dalton Folkerts Albia Zach Russell IV Folkerts Fall 1:23
Paul Gent EV Zach Russell IV Russell Fall Brennen Grimm EV Dalton Folkerts Albia Folkerts Fall 1:16 Taylor Legvold NM Carter Young IV Legvold 17-3
Jeremiah Green SK Brett Leshen Albia Leshen 12-2 Zach Russell IV Brett Leshen Albia Leshen Fall Jeremiah Green SK Connor Woodward AlbiaGreen Fall
Dalton Folkerts Albia Taylor Legvold Folkerts 20-6 Lucas Krakow IV Taylor Legvold NM Legvold Fall Lucas Krakow IV Joe Sager Albia Krakow Fall 3:39
Carter Young IV Hugh Sinclair Albia Sinclair Fall Jeremiah Green SK Hugh Sinclair Albia Green 10-7 Dalton Price SK Jerrod Kromrey Albia Price 8-2
Lucas Krakow IV Connor Woodward Albia Krakow Fall 3:59 Jarrod Kromrey Albia Carter Young IV Kromrey Fall :50 Griffin Osing Albia Scott Close Moravia Osing Fall 1:15
Dalton Price SK Joe Sager Albia Price 5-2 Dalton Price SK Andrew Garringer IV Price 2-0 Bryce Brown SK Jordan Wooward Albia Brown Fall 3:39
Tre Gonzalez IV Jarrod Kromrey Albia Kromrey Fall Cole Streigle SK Griffin Osing Albia Osing Fall Cole Streigle SK Nathan Zimmerman EV Streigle 12-3
Andrew Garringer IV Caleb White Albia White 11-1 JC Dumont SK Jordan Wooward Albia Woodward 2-0 JC Dumont SK Tyler Lally TC-M Lally 9-5
Tyler Foubert TC-M Griffin Osing Albia Foubert Fall Bryce Brown SK Scott Close Moravia Close 2-0 Lex Jack TC-M Deryk Hayveld IV Hayveld Fall
Tyler Lally TC-M Jordan Wooward Albia Lally 6-4 Gage Greiner SK Tyler Lally TC-M Lally Fall Noah Schuster SK Brett Dody NM Schuster 9-4
Cole Streigle SK Scott Close Moravia Close Fall 3:38 Nathan Zimmerman EV Lex Jack TC-M Jack Fall 1:40 Luke Ryan IV Levi Hawk Moravia Ryan Fall
JC Dumont SK JustinLing EV Ling 9-0 Noah Schuster SK Deryk Hayveld IV Hayveld Fall Tucker Fowler SK Tyler Mangold IV Fowler Fall
Bryce Brown SK Nathan Zimmerman EV Brown Fall :34 Carter Lacina IV Brett Dody NM Lacina Fall :44 Carter Young IV Caleb White Albia White Fall
4 Wednesday, December 23, 2009 www.sigourneynewsreview.com
COMMUNITY CALENDAR & UPCOMING EVENTS
Everyone is welcome to the
Indian Hills Announces JEL Club Wraps Gifts for Lord’s Pantry
Ss. Peter & Paul Christmas Eve Fall Honor Roll
Ecumenical Fellowship Service at Indian Hills Community Col-
the Ss. Peter & Paul Clear Creek lege has released the names of
church at 5:30 p.m. the students who were on the
HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOURS college’s academic Honor Roll for
The Keokuk County Historical the 2009 Fall Term. To be includ-
Society is closed Thurs., Dec. 24 ed on the Honor Roll, a student
and Thurs., Dec. 31. must be enrolled fulltime and
have a grade point average be-
tween 3.5 and 4.0 for the term.
Delta Christian Church Special
Listed are area students in-
Ministry is sponsoring a Blood
cluded on the academic Honor
Drive Tues., Dec. 29 from 3-7 p.m
at the Delta City Hall. To sched-
FREMONT: Megan G. Becker,
ule an appointment, call Hilda
Cassandra J. Miller, Scotty L. Van
Souer at 641-622-2083. Donors
Polen, Elizabeth J. Fisher, Brent
who last gave blood on or before
R. Huddleston, Jeffrey S. Fisher,
Nov. 3 are eligible.
Oscar K. Olsson, Terrie M. McEl-
COMPENSATION BD. MEETING roy;
The Keokuk County Compen- HEDRICK: Nathan L. Bott, North English Couple
sation Board will hold a meet- Brenda L. Jensen, Lorena L. Bak-
ing on Wed., Dec. 30, 2009 in er; Claim Powerball Prize
the Board of Supervisors Room KEOTA: Damon J. Smith, Am- A North English couple has
on the ﬁrst ﬂoor of the Keokuk ber M. Mundt; been playing the same set of
County Courthouse at 5:30 p.m. OLLIE: Kyia L. Nelson, Mark A. Powerball numbers for years
The north door of the Court- Williams, Derek S. Sharp; and now they’ve won $200,000.
house will be unlocked for those RICHLAND: Olin R. Skinner,
About four or ﬁve years ago,
attending the meeting. Nicole M. Anderson, Sven E.
Robert Kelley’s wife, Carolyn,
Dahlstrom, Kenneth F. McKee,
BINGO AT WHAT CHEER tracked the Powerball numbers
Quentin E. Blakely;
Bingo returns to Thomas Hall to help ﬁnd their lucky set of
ROSE HILL: Amanda K. Lowe,
at the Keokuk County Fair- Members of the JEL club at Sigourney High School wrapped numbers. “My wife kept track
Chad E. Brendlinger, Michael F.
grounds in What Cheer on Jan. gift boxes for Lord’s Pantry holiday gift baskets. Pictured are (l-r) of all the winning numbers for
McKay, Susan R. Towne;
3 at 1 p.m. Bingo continues ev- Cheyenne Rawhoff, Sara Fisher, Teara Okones, and Alec Glandon. about three months,” explained
SIGOURNEY: Austin E. Up-
ery Sunday through March. The Each box contains a gold foil chocolate coin and a card that Kelley to lottery staff. They made
hold, Lisa J. Uphold, Michael
Blackout Jackpot game begins reads: “Pack-a-day smoker? Save over $1,400 next year by quit- a list of the ones that hit most
McLaughlin, Cory L. Clubb, Pat-
the year with 54 balls for $300. It ting. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for help and free nicotine patches and often and have been playing the
rick M. Lee, Marc Z. Gammack,
increases in $25 increments with gum. Free counseling and Chantix also available at River Hills same numbers ever since.
Brent L. Lindemann, Jenna R.
one additional ball until it is won. Community Health Centers in Richland and Ottumwa. 319-456- Kelley, a 69-year-old, semi-re-
Kurtz, Phillip C. Lucas, Robert A.
A concession stand is open for 2045.” tired carpenter, made it a habit
Fisher, Kendra R. Alspach, James
each session. to watch the Powerball drawings
C. Allen, Kensey A. Beasley;
IASB Program and Iowa SOUTH ENGLISH: Joseph W. Greiner Participates in Area Students Receive every Wednesday and Saturday
Long, Anthony J. Long, Dustin A. night. “My wife, was going to
Schools Receive Funding Sanders; Ag-Urban Leadership Incentive to Participate bed last night and I told her to
come downstairs, I had some-
Students in 300 schools across WHAT CHEER: Michelle A.
Armstrong, Dinah K. Maxwell,
Lindsay Greiner from Keota
has been a participant in the
in Screening thing to show her,” laughed Kel-
Iowa will beneﬁt from Sen. Tom
Harkin’s allocation of $3.5 mil- Heather L. Little, Heather N.
Wilkening, Donna K. Bos.
2009 Ag-Urban Leadership class,
an initiative of the Iowa Soybean
One of ﬁve teens, at some point
in their high school career, strug-
ley. “She couldn’t believe it. She
says, ‘What?’ I said, ‘Come down
lion to the Skills Iowa program,
which provides learning and as- Association (ISA). The class met gle with a mental health problem here.’ She got downstairs and I KC Business Directory
sessment tools to teachers state- O’Neill Graduates from for its ﬁnal session in Ankeny on such as depression or anxiety.
For some, these problems can
said, ‘Look here, we got the win-
ning numbers!’ She still didn’t The Keokuk County Exten-
wide. The program is supported Dec. 10.
by the Iowa Association of School Basic Training The class, which brings to- clear up without help. For oth- believe it.” sion Ofﬁce in cooperation with
the United States Dept. of Ag-
Boards to further the mission Army National Guard Pvt. Rob- gether community leaders from ers, the problems may get worse, Kelley waited until the next
of high and equitable student agricultural and urban profes- leading to poor performance at morning to call and share the riculture is developing a Small
ert J. O’Neill has graduated from
achievement for all youth. sions, encourages them to de- school and a feeling of isolation news with their two children. Business directory for Keokuk
the Infantryman One Station Unit
Skills Iowa provides schools velop their skills as “professional from friends and family. “We called our kids this morn- County.
Training at Fort Benning, Colum-
with formative assessments that bus, Ga. The training consists of Iowans” and focus on challenges A mental health checkup called ing. Had them come down and The directory lists the busi-
teachers can use throughout the as well as growth opportunities Teen Screen can help students told them,” said Kelley. “The nesses, it’s primary functions,
Basic Training and Advanced In-
year in their classrooms, as well for Iowa. Throughout the course learn if they may be suffering from ﬁrst thing they wanted to know address, phone number and
as online tutorials in reading is if we were going to move to Web Page. Business listing in
During the nine weeks of ba- of the year, they met for ﬁve ses- a serious mental health problem
comprehension, vocabulary, lan- the directory is of no cost. Ev-
sic combat training, the soldier sions in various locations, to and how to work with parents to Branson!”
guage arts, math, and many oth- eryone can view the directory
received training in drill and cer- hear speakers address agricul- get help. Keokuk County Exten- When asked what they
er skills that our children need to (available in late Jan.) on the
emonies, weapons, employment, tural and urban issues. sion along with Pekin – Sigour- planned to do with their win-
map reading, tactics, military In addition to hearing speak- ney and Tri-County Schools and nings, the Kelley’s already had a Keokuk County Extension Of-
Sen. Harkin is a longtime sup-
courtesy, military justice, physi- ers and engaging in follow-up Great Prairie Area Education plan which didn’t include mov- ﬁce Home Page, http://www.
porter of Skills Iowa. The allo-
cation was part of an omnibus cal ﬁtness, ﬁrst aid skills and discussions, members of the Agency in conjunction with the ing. extension.iastate.edu/keokuk/.
appropriations bill that also in- Army history, core values and class formed groups and worked Love Our Kids Grant program “We’re going to pay our house Every Keokuk County busi-
cluded dollars for job creation, traditions Additional training together by leading discussions off and our vehicles. Put the ness whether small or large
through the Iowa Dept. of Public
ﬂood recovery and for the repair, included development of basic on several current issues, in- rest in savings,” stated Kelley. (there is no size criteria for the
Health, are offering a program to
construction and modernization combat skills and battleﬁeld op- cluding energy alternatives that “I’m not going to retire. I’m just directory) who wishes to be list-
encourage students to participate
of schools. erations and tactics, and expe- make sense, developing engaged ed, is encouraged to submit by
in the Teen Screen Program. going to slow down a little bit.”
More information about Skills rienced use of various weapons citizens able to critically evaluate calling or emailing the Keokuk
Here’s how the program works: The Kelley’s claimed their
Iowa is available at www.ia-sb. and weapons defenses available information presented by biased County Extension Ofﬁce at 800-
Schools send permission letters $200,000 prize Thursday at the
org/skillsiowa and more infor- to the infantry crewman. sources, responsible land use in 515-2680 or xkeokuk@iastate.
The Advanced Individual Train- home to students in designated Iowa Lottery’s regional ofﬁce
mation about the grant is avail- Iowa, and how to deliver educa- in Cedar Rapids. They bought edu.. Cutoff date for entry into
able at http://harkin.senate.gov. ing course is designed to train in- grades. Each school designates
tion more efﬁciently. The groups their winning Powerball ticket the directory is Jan. 8th, so
IASB is a private, nonproﬁt orga- fantry soldiers to perform recon- a grade each year, so that each
then explored ways that ideas at Casey’s, 504 S. Main St. in make entries as soon as pos-
nization representing Iowa’s 361 naissance operations; employ, student has the opportunity to
brought forth in the discussions North English. sible.
school districts, 10 area educa- ﬁre and recover anti-personnel receive the screening at least
might be followed up and devel-
tion agencies and 15 community and anti-tank mines; locate and once during their school career.
oped. Greiner was in the group
colleges. neutralize land mines and oper- Parents return the permission
that focused on the land use is-
ate target and sight equipment; slip either giving permission or
Recognition Held By operated and maintain commu-
nications equipment and radio As the culmination of their ﬁve- not. At a designated time, each
school conducts the screening.
session class, groups presented
Local AARP networks; construct ﬁeld ﬁring
aids for infantry weapons; and reports on their Challenge Iowa The program is designed to re-
The Keokuk County Chapter discussions to delegates of the ward every student who returns
perform infantry combat exercis-
of AARP hosted a coffee and rolls ISA Statewide Policy Conference a signed permission slip. The
es and dismounted battle drills,
hour on Mon., Dec. 11 at the Se- during lunch. Members shared signed slip lets the school know
which includes survival proce-
nior Citizens Center in Sigour- dures in a nuclear, biological or their project’s objective, the pro- that the students have discussed
ney. chemical contaminated area. cess they followed and how the this with their parents and that Delta coming of Christmas, making
Members of the Sheriff’s Dept., He is the son of Tim and Me- project will be taken to the next the parents either agree or dis- by Hilda Souer packets of ‘deer food’ and the
City Police, Fire Dept., the Emer- lissa O’Neill of Hedrick and is a level. Following the presenta- agree to having their child receive Due to the weather conditions Christmas Story.
gency Medical Team and the 2009 graduate of Pekin Commu- tions, they interacted with mem- the screening. the Christmas meeting of the Del- On Tuesday evening, Dec. 15,
State Patrol Ofﬁcers were invited nity High School. bers of the audience regarding The incentives for the program ta Garden Club was held Thurs., Mr. and Mrs. Ron Wagler of rural
to stop by and visit with AARP how their projects will be contin- are twofold; the ﬁrst is that ev- Dec. 17 in the home of Hilda Sou- Oskaloosa, were honorees at a
members while sharing refresh-
ments. UNI Kappa Delta Pi ued.
Iowa Soybean Association de-
ery student who returns a signed
permission slip receives a gift
er. The business meeting was held
prior to the noon luncheon, with
surprise supper held in the home
of Mrs. Wagler’s mother and sis-
The AARP event was held to
honor and show appreciation to Scholarships Awarded velops policies and programs certiﬁcate to attend a movie of the vice president, Dixie Shipley ter, Hilda and Nancy Souer. The
surprise was planned and the
these folks for their excellent ser- The University of Northern that help farmers expand proﬁt their choice at the Coral Ridge presiding. After calling the meet-
opportunities while promot- Mall. The second is that everyone ing to order, she led in a quiz re- meal prepared by their family
vice to our community. Iowa Psi chapter of Kappa Delta
Pi International Honor Society in ing environmentally sensitive who participates in the screening lated to the holiday season and in honor of their twenty-eighth
Education awarded scholarships production using the soybean is put into a drawing; the winner then read several facts about our wedding anniversary later in the
to a number of members during checkoff and other resources. receives a $100 Ticket Master Gift state of Iowa. “Show and Tell” was week. Those involved in the sur-
the initiation program held earli- The Association is governed by Certiﬁcate which can be used for topic of roll call answered by four prise were Mr. and Mrs. Austin
er this fall. A total of 52 students an elected volunteer board of 21 any Ticketmaster event. There is members. Following the reports Brown of What Cheer, Cathy Wa-
were initiated during the ceremo- farmers a minimum of one certiﬁcate per of the secretary and then the gler and ﬁance, Gary Cochenour
Willamina “Willie” McLaugh-
ny. treasurer, yearly dues were paid. of Arbela, Mo., Debra Wagler and
lin celebrated her 90th birthday school and there may be more
Three members of the fall 2009 Election of ofﬁcers was also held, John Poland, both of Iowa City,
Sun., Dec. 6 at her home at 1219
North Third St., Clinton.
class were awarded a $3,000 UNI Senior Citizen Menu depending on participation.
Sigourney Schools have already but not ﬁnal, pending conﬁrma- Christine Wagler and Brian Wa-
She was born Dec. 6, 1919. She
married Lyle Smith on June 14,
Kappa Delta Pi Education Schol-
arship. One of the recipients was Dec. 24 - Dec. 31 had their screening day, Pekin
and Tri-County will have theirs
tion by a member unable to be
present. Plans were made for the
Holly Gleich, a senior TESL ma- All meals are served with for- club’s next bi-monthly meeting Gibson
1941. Their seventeen year old jor with a Spanish teaching mi- soon. Parents please talk with
son, an only child, died of acute tiﬁed bread, margarine and two to be the afternoon of Feb. 18 at by Sheryl Storm
nor from Sigourney. your students about participat-
leukemia in 1960. The Smiths di- percent milk. There is a suggest- 1:30 p.m. “A Valentine Thought” Scot and Ale Graham were
All UNI Kappa Delta Pi schol- ing in the Teen Screen program
vorced in 1965. ed donation for persons 60 years is to be topic of roll call and Di- Sunday dinner guests of Janette
arships result from the efforts of age or older and their spouses if something is identiﬁed the only
She entered Iowa Success xie is to be hostess. Following ad- Graham.
of student members who have of any age. people who are notiﬁed are the
School in Ottumwa and was journment, all joined in the noon
been calling alumni members parents, and any action beyond
placed at the Ofﬁce of the Reg- throughout each academic year
Thurs., Dec. 24: Merry meal. Dixie then presented the What Cheer
Christmas...Site Closed. initial screening is undertaken program on different bookmarks
istrar at Parsons College. Later since 1982. by Sheryl Storm
Fri., Dec. 25: Merry Christ- only with the parents’ permission using recycled Christmas cards. Alice Roeder visited Opal Huff-
she became owner-manager of a and direction. If your child brings
large sewing shop “Willies Danc- Area Students Named mas...Site Closed.
Mon., Dec. 28: Beef Meatballs home a Teen Screen permission
The day concluded with the an-
nual grab bag gift exchange.
man at the White Tower Nursing
Home in Oskaloosa on Saturday.
ing Needle” in Fairﬁeld. In 1983
she moved to Clinton and opened as Presidential Scholars w/Gravy, Green Beans, Baby Red slip, please sign it whether you
check that you want them to par-
Sat., Dec. 12 found two events Gale Moore and Jane Larson
The Sewing Shoppe. She was Benjamin Brubaker and Ash- Potatoes, Banana Orange Cup. being held at the Christian were Friday visitors of Beulah
ley Wehr both of Sigourney have Tues., Dec. 29: Baked Chick- ticipate or not, if you do sign it Church. That morning was the Green.
then employed in the alterations
been honored as Presidential en, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, your child receives a gift certiﬁ- monthly ‘Catacomb Thrift Shop The annual McKay Christmas
department of ABC Cleaners.
Scholars at AIB College of Busi- Spinach, Apricot Halves, Orange cate to the Coral Ridge Mall. and Basement/Garage Sales’ dinner was held at the Delta
She retired in 1992 when she
ness for the 2009 Fall Term. Juice. All of the program sponsors time. That afternoon was “Christ- Junction Sun., Dec. 6 with forty
married Richard McLaughlin.
To be named a Presidential Wed., Dec. 30: Ham and urge parents to allow their chil- mas for KIDS”, under the direc- ﬁve family members in atten-
They divorced in 1996.
Scholar, a student must have a Beans, Tomato Spoon Salad, dren to participate, the program tion of Karen Greiner of Harper. dance.
Willie is a member of Clin-
ton Womens Club, the Culture grade point average of 3.80 or Cornbread Mufﬁn, Mixed Fruit. is painless, non-binding, and The afternoon’s activities includ- Bonnie Sherer spent Sunday
Club and the Evangelical Free higher for 12 or more consecutive Thurs., Dec. 31: Meal Site may save parent and child much ed making a special bell with a with Sara and Brent Boorman
Church. credit hours. Closed. heartache. paper chain to anticipate the and Haven of Sigourney.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 5
News From The
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Historical The opinions expressed in this column are not necessarily those of the Sigourney News-Review staff.
The time has come when friends
and family gather and remind
us of the importance of the holi-
day season. Cookies are baking,
100 YEARS AGO meals are being prepared, shop-
ping has started, and houses are Around the seventeenth centu- densed milk
By Doris Conner
Sponsored by Richland Vet Clinic lighted. The season brings special ry, European-Christians began to Cook on high in microwave for
An interesting column entitled
moments with loved ones, young make special decorations for their 15-1/2 minutes, stirring every 5
“Hodge Podge” provided the fol- CHRISTMAS GIFT EXCHANGE the famous poultry genealogy and old, and great opportunities Christmas trees from foods like minutes; add vanilla before last
lowing local news in the Decem- ON THE FARM facility adjacent to the Campbell cookies and sugar-stick candy. In 5 minutes of cooking. Pour into
ber 29, 1909 issue of the Sigour- for deeper conversation.
The week before Christmas Chicken Noodle Soup Museum. Youth often look up to adults 1670 the choir master at the Co- greased 9x13-inch pan. Cool and
ney Review: the farmer announced to the ani- It included a room with a stew. logne Cathedral in Germany, bent cut into squares and wrap in
“The windows are all in the for support and direction with
mals that he would not be giv- There was great excitement life-changing decisions. Studies the sugar-sticks into canes to rep- waxed paper.
court house and the tile rooﬁng ing them the traditional cheese between the goat and the mare. resent a shepherd’s staff. The all-
mostly laid and now if Mr. David- have shown children, no matter
and sausage box. The pig was The goat had always envied the white candy canes were given out Date Balls
son will get around with his ra- the age, look to the signiﬁcant
relieved. The farmers suggested mare’s magniﬁcent tail, so she to children during the long-winded 1 c. chopped dates
diators, work will move along in adults in their lives to guide their
instead, they should pool their had the farmer clip it and the nativity services. ½ c. sugar
the inside more rapidly. decisions in regards to risk taking
names in a black rubber bucket birds wove it into a beautiful 1 egg
The most persistent workers behaviors. Such decisions may Peppermint Bark 1 c. crispy rice cereal
and draw names. hairpiece. Not sure how to wear
during these cold days have been include the choice of whether or 2 lbs. white chocolate, chopped ½ c. chopped nuts
“Does that include non-do- it, the goat put it high on his poll
the men doing the work on the not to use tobacco, alcohol, or into ½-inch pieces ½ tsp. vanilla
mesticated animals, too?” asked between the horns. It made him
W. W. Pilkington residence. They other drugs. Parents, and other 12 large candy canes ¼ tsp. salt
the armadillo. look like a 1969 debutant at her
have kept right at it cold or not. adults, who set clear “no toler- ½ tsp. peppermint oil. Flaked sweetened coconut
“Yes, But only warm-blood- cotillion party in Lubbock, Tex-
Last week one day they got the ance” standards, will more likely Line an 11x17-inch baking Combine dates, sugar and egg;
ed,” was the answer. as.
big porch roofed. Logan and Mc- have their youth say “no” when sheet with parchment paper. In cook until thick. Add remaining
Since not everyone had pre- The cow offered to rub the
Millan are doing the work. asked to use alcohol, tobacco, or the top of a double boiler melt ingredients, except coconut; mix
hensile lips, the farmer offered to coyote’s back. He’d been helping
Supt. Miller and a bunch of other drugs. white chocolate, stirring con- well, form into balls and then
do the drawing in the giant name himself to the fermented punch
During the holiday season, stantly. Cut or pound candy canes roll in sweetened ﬂaked coconut.
high school boys went down to swap. On Christmas morn the and had lost his ability to judge
some adults also choose to cel- into ¼-inch pieces. Stir pieces of Makes about 3 dozen balls.
Eldon last Friday night to play gifts were exchanged. weight and distance, so he ac-
ebrate with special alcohol “spir- candy canes and peppermint oil
a game of basketball and got The buzzard had drawn the cepted. He did okay till he said,
its.” I encourage them to choose into the melted chocolate. Re- Chocolate Peanut Sweeties
whipped in a score of 57 to 7. possum. He gave him a can of “a little more to the right!” She move from heat; pour mixture 1 c. peanut butter
Supt. Miller moved yester- to celebrate responsibly. Children
ﬂuorescent paint and a back pack broke his tail! It healed crooked onto the prepared baking sheet; ½ c. butter, softened (no sub-
day into the house recently pur- often model what the adult does.
made of reﬂector tape. “That way,” and now when he wags it he looks spread evenly. Chill until ﬁrm, 25 stitute)
chased by him from Mr. Parkh- Therefore, consider celebrating
the buzzard explained, “The cars like the ﬂagman on an aircraft to 30 minutes. Break into pieces 3 c. powdered sugar
ill. Mr. Miller has had the house with care by choosing a non-
might see you crossing in time to carrier! and serve. Store in an airtight 3 c. miniature pretzel twists
remodeled and modernized and At the end of the evening the alcoholic drink or limiting your
swerve and miss you. And…” he container in the refrigerator for 1-1/2 c. milk chocolate chips
it is now nice enough home for farmer and his wife were given drinks to one or two, and never
continued, “if it doesn’t, you’ll be up to one week. 1 Tbsp. veg. oil
anyone. a rousing Christmas toast from provide alcohol to other underage
a lot easier for me to spot when In large mixing bowl, beat
Mr. A. Leeson, the White Pi- you’re ﬂat on the highway..!” their barnyard employees. They youth.
Peanut Butter Fudge peanut butter and butter until
geon merchant, announces to his The dog presented the cat had chipped in (pardon the pun) Youth having clear, precise, 3 c. sugar smooth. Beat in powdered sugar
customers that he is at their ser- with a coffee can full of sand and and bought him a book auto- standards their family has set, 1 c. milk until well-combined. Shape into
vice with as good bargains as they a gift certiﬁcate to be spayed. She graphed by all their cloven hoofed beneﬁt most when pressured 1-1/2 c. marshmallow crème 1-inch balls. Press one on each
can get anywhere. He wishes to reciprocated by giving the dog a and feathered edible animal about those decisions. So, while 1-1/2 c. creamy peanut butter pretzel. Place on a waxed-paper-
thank the patrons for their liberal toy ﬂea circus. “I hope you like friends entitled, “The Vegetarian you are baking those cookies, or 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla lined baking sheet. Refrigerate
patronage in the past and asks it” she snarled, “I bought them off Cookbook, or how to get the Most driving to town for shopping, talk Cook sugar and milk to softball until ﬁrm, about 1 hour. Melt
their liberal support in 1910. a skunk!” out of a Tuber during the holi- with your youth about the risks stage. Remove from heat and stir chocolate chips and oil in micro-
The school board has a bunch By some coincidence the days!” of alcohol, tobacco, or other drug in the rest of ingredients. Pour wave. Dip the peanut butter into
of some 40 or 50, perhaps a hun- sheep had all drawn each other, COMPENSATION BOARD use. So, when it comes time for into 9x9-inch pan. Cut into small the chocolate. Return to baking
and each gave the other a picture MEETING them to make those life-chang- squares when cool. sheet, pretzel side down. Refrig-
dred, pigeons that make their
of a sheep. Some thought it was ing decisions, they will be better erate for at least 30 minutes be-
home in the cupola of the high The Keokuk County Compen-
a mirror. equipped to steer away from risky Microwave Caramels fore serving. Store in refrigerator.
school building that they will dis- sation Board will hold a meet-
behaviors. 1 c. butter (not margarine)
pose of very cheap. In fact, the The rooster thought it would ing on Wed., Dec. 30, 2009 in
Have a safe and responsible 2 c. brown sugar ~Perhaps the best yuletide
board would like to give them to be a great joke to give the mouse the Board of Supervisors Room
holiday season! 1 c. white syrup decoration is being wreathed in
anyone who will take them away. a piece of cheese in a trap cam- on the ﬁrst ﬂoor of the Keokuk
Lynne Zoulek 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened con- smiles.~
Now since the electric light ouﬂaged as a box of DeCon. County Courthouse at 5:30 p.m.
company has commenced to blow Anticipating the rooster’s sub- The north door of the Court- KC STAAR Project Director
a whistle at their plant at the noon terfuge, the mouse had already house will be unlocked for those Lynne.zoulek@sigourneyschools.
hour and at 6 o’clock in the eve- arranged for the rooster to visit attending the meeting. com
ning we suggest that the steam 641-224-2271
mills follow suit. Three whistles
blowing at the same time would
Delta Christian Church Special
make us all feel more citiﬁed. Let Ministry is sponsoring a Blood
us blow them. Drive Tues., Dec. 29 from 3-7 p.m
The ice harvest is now on in at the Delta City Hall. To sched-
this section of the world. It came ule and appointment, call Hilda
a little earlier this year than usual Souer at 641-622-2083. Donors
but our ice men are cutting and who last gave blood on or before
putting up the crop.” Nov. 3 are eligible.
I imagine present day read-
ers can relate to most of these
reports, but the harvesting of ice
is probably incomprehensible
to young people today. With the
Skunk Rivers in close proximity,
that was a big business in this
area one hundred years ago. It
was an interesting process
Visit the Keokuk County His-
torical Society on any Wednesday
or Thursday when they are open
from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
Keokuk County Hedrick City Waste Management,
Garbage (Oct. & Nov.) 7,250.04
Trust & Agency
$ 1,008.29 Public Notice CLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS
MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORT-
Board Proceedings Council Minutes
Farmers Implement, Supplies 42.08 Water Fund $ 6,980.90 EQUITY NO. EQEQ040227 GAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPT-
General Total $17,117.28 Sewer Fund $ 5,028.22 ORIGINAL NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION LY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNLESS
December 7, 2009 Water Civic Center $ 1,505.29 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN
DECEMBER 14, 2009 The Hedrick City Council met in regular Salaries, Net salary & insurance $2,398.53 Total $50,661.20 FOR KEOKUK COUNTY DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE
The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors session on Monday, December 7, 2009, at 7 Alliant Energy, Water electric bills 111.74 Total in Hi-Fi’s, Reserves, etc. $16,385.65 CITIFINANCIAL, INC., A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE
met in special session, Monday, December 14, p.m. in the Library, with Mayor Cavin presiding. Iowa Telecom, Water telephone 70.46 Crawford made a motion to pay all of the Plaintiff, DELAYED UNTIL SIX MONTHS FROM EN-
2009 in the Board Room of the Courthouse. All Council present: Tommy Smith, Jeremy McKim, Hedrick Savings Bank bills. Proctor seconded. Roll call - all ayes. Mo- vs. TRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED
members were present. Tim O’Neill, Lois Proctor and Robert Crawford. Water Fed. & FICA 820.43 tion carried. CHARLES CADY, SPOUSE OF CHARLES PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A
Berg moved, Greiner seconded to approve Others present: Sarah Campbell. IPERS, Water IPERS 327.73 McKim made a motion to approve the con- CADY and PARTIES IN POSSESSION, ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING
the tentative agenda. All ayes and motion car- Crawford made a motion to approve the UPS, Water sample 6.94 tract and issuance of notice to proceed for the Defendants. OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF
ried. agenda. Proctor seconded. Roll call - all ayes. Tom Richards, Water sample/ Lift Station to C. L. Carroll Co., Inc. Smith sec- To the above-named Defendants: Charles JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPER-
Berg moved, Greiner seconded to approve Motion carried. recycling center 14.51 onded. Roll call - all ayes. Motion carried. Cady and Spouse of Charles Cady TY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR
the minutes of December 7, 2009. All ayes and Smith made a motion to approve the min- Tom Richards, Water school 160.00 McKim made a motion to approve the con- You are notiﬁed there was on June 29, RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR
motion carried. utes of the previous meetings. McKim second- U. S. Post Ofﬁce, Water bill postage 82.60 tract and issuance of notice to proceed for Con- 2009 ﬁled in the Ofﬁce of the Clerk of the TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE
Met with County Engineer regarding the ed. Roll call - all ayes. Motion carried. Wapello Rural Water, Water usage 4,206.80 tract B to Iowa Bridge & Culvert, LC. Crawford above-named Court a Foreclosure Petition, NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE
Keokuk County Highway Department. Crawford made a motion to approve the Zee Medical, Medical supplies 206.91 seconded. Roll call - all ayes. Motion carried. which prays for foreclosure of a mortgage in SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL
Berg moved, Greiner seconded to approve Clerk’s Financial Report. McKim seconded. Roll Iowa Rural Water Assn., Crawford made a motion to approve the favor of the Plaintiff on the property described BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION
the Keokuk County Ofﬁcial Holidays Resolution call - all ayes. Motion carried. Membership dues 175.00 herein and judgment in rem in the amount of OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY. YOU
contract and issuance of notice to proceed for
as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. O’Neill made a motion to approve the em- Hickenbottom, Water supplies 163.34 $71,656.00 plus interest at the rate of 7.5% per MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE.
Contract A to Iowa Bridge & Culvert, LC. McKim
Berg moved, Greiner seconded to ap- ployee’s time cards. Proctor seconded. Roll call U.S. Cellular, Cell. Phone charges 144.88 annum from September 13, 2008, such amount You must serve a motion or answer on or
seconded. Roll call - all ayes. Motion carried.
prove the fully insured option of Delta Dental - all ayes. Motion carried. USA Blue Book, Water supplies 138.05 equaling $14.10 per day, the costs of the action before the13th day of January, 2010, and with-
A pre-construction meeting will be held
renewal beneﬁts for Keokuk County Employees These bills were presented for payment: Water Total $9,027.92 including title costs of $200.00, and reasonable in a reasonable time thereafter, ﬁle your motion
with the contractors in the near future to discuss
for Fiscal Year 2011 as submitted. All ayes and General Sewer attorney fees and that said sums be declared or answer, in the Iowa District Court for Keokuk
when they will be starting these projects.
motion carried. Salaries, Net salaries & insurance $3,080.76 Alliant Energy, Sewer electric bills $1,562.57 a lien upon the following-described premises County, Iowa, at the County Courthouse in
Greiner moved, Berg seconded to approve McKim made a motion to adjourn. Proctor
Ann Spilman, Mileage 31.50 Tom Richards, Sewer school 160.00 from July 9, 2007, located in Keokuk County, Sigourney, Iowa. If you do not, judgment by de-
the Personnel Report for Chad F. Weber, part- seconded. Roll call - all ayes. Motion carried.
AFLAC, City Clerk/Librarian insurance 238.16 Ottumwa Water & Hydro, Iowa, to-wit: fault may be rendered against you for the relief
time Reserve Ofﬁcer, Sheriff’s Department, at Signed:
Alliant Energy, General electric bills 2,251.43 Sewer analysis 380.00 Lot Twenty and the North One-half of Lot demanded in the Petition.
$14.00 per hour effective September 15, 2009 La Verne Cavin, Mayor
Iowa Telecom, City Hall/Library 198.76 Sewer Total $2,102.57 Eighteen, all in Block One of Sarah J. Stouder’s If you require the assistance of auxilia-
as submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Attest: Ann Spilman, City Clerk
MidAmerican, General gas bills 30.48 Civic Center Addition to the City of Keota, Keokuk County, ry aids or services to participate in court be-
Greiner moved, Berg seconded to approve Hedrick Savings Bank, City of Hedrick, Transfer for siding Iowa cause of a disability, immediately call your
the certiﬁcation of expenses for November 3, General Fed. & FICA 969.53 (Oct./Nov.) $1,000.00 that the mortgage on the above-described district ADA coordinator at 641-684-6502. (If
2009, Keokuk County Regular City Elections as IPERS, General IPERS 544.30 Hedrick Fire Dept., Supplies 111.47 real estate be foreclosed, that a special execu- you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa
submitted. All ayes and motion carried. Wal Mart, Ofﬁce supplies 206.88 The Ottumwa Courier, Advertisement 58.00 tion issue for the sale of as much of the mort- TTY at 1 800 735 2942.)
Various board and committee reports were Good Old Days, Library subscription 11.98 Elliott Oil, Supplies 338.23 gaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the Janietta Criswell
held. Denny attended an Area on Aging meet- Seventeen, Library subscription 14.97 Pat Mosbey, Supplies 29.31 judgment and for other relief as the Court may Clerk of the Above Court,
ing. Greiner participated in a Vision Iowa meet- Janice Brink, Library mileage 15.30 La Verne Cavin, Supplies 63.44 deem just and equitable. The attorney for the Keokuk County Courthouse
ing by phone. Berg reported his meetings were Diane Crawford, Mowing salary 120.12 Anderson Erickson, Supplies 20.01 Plaintiff is Matthew E. Laughlin, whose address Sigourney, Iowa
cancelled due to weather conditions. Baker & Taylor, Library books 101.13 Earl May, Outside decorations 181.86 is The Davis Brown Tower, 215 10th Street, IMPORTANT
Discussion of old and new business was Lewis Jacobs, Jr. Comm. Hy Vee, Supplies 167.17 Suite 1300, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-3993, YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL
held. Bates informed she received inquiries re- Center maintenance 75.00 The Dandy Dollar, Advertisement 34.50 Phone: (515) 288-2500, Facsimile: (515) 243- ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR IN-
garding a county credit card with the suggestion First Responders, Monthly Protection 150.00 Randy’s Renovations, Refurbish doors 650.00 0654. TERESTS.
it be housed in the Auditor’s Ofﬁce for tracking Fire Department, Monthly Protection 150.00 City of Hedrick, December transfer 500.00 NOTICE Date of Third Publication: December 23,
purposes. Board consensus was to investigate Bailey Ofﬁce Equipment, Ofﬁce supplies 69.98 O’Hara True Value, Supplies 89.01 THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORE- 2009. 49-3
said matter and place this on the agenda at a Mid-American Publishing, Menards, Supplies 54.45
later date. Legal publication fees 335.18 Civic Center Total $3,297.45
On vote and motion the meeting adjourned Data Technologies, Tax forms 37.62 RECEIPTS
at 10:05 a.m. Grifﬁn, Dew & Kintigh, Legal services 180.00 General Fund $29,525.79
The above and foregoing information is Douds Stone, Street supplies 157.59
a summary of the minutes taken at the above Hedrick Vet. Clinic, Animal control 65.00
indicated meeting. The full and complete set of O’Hara True Value, Paint supplies 101.24
minutes are recorded and available at the ofﬁce Menards, Refrigerator/supplies 673.29
of the Keokuk County Auditor. The Country Store, Supplies 14.96
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“A Christmas Gift for
The word “home” generally residents improve town and pri-
conjures up warm feelings and vate properties through targeted
great memories. When we think clean ups, painting and repair,
about our birthplace and where plantings and signage - stimu-
we grew up, it brings back mem- lating and building a sense of
Bethel Hilltop Chapel Prairie View Sigourney Christian Church ories of good friends and fam- pride and respect.
United Methodist Church 506 E. Birney, What Cheer United Methodist Church Pastor: Jim Bringman ily, wonderful experiences and The challenge to the com-
Rev. Dennis Hopes John & Pat DeBoef, Pastors 27131 Highway 78, Ollie 308 South Jefferson places filling us with pride and munity will be to develop a plan
641-636-3825 641-634-2829 Pastor, Dave Nolte Church: 641-622-2151 respect. for the expenditure of the funds
6 miles east of Sigourney on 641-634-2779 Phone: 641-667-2502 Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.; Some may make an occasion- that will provide the highest
Hwy. 92 Sundays: Prayer at 9 a.m.; Contact Person: Joanie Tedrow Adult Bible Study: 9:30 a.m.; al trip back to the hometown to return in terms of improving the
Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service: 10 a.m. Church Service at 9 a.m.; Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. see friends or family, but others community. The investments
Worship at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Bible Study at Sunday School at 10:15 a.m.; Choir practice: 6 p.m. Thurs- may only travel back through need to be ones that cause a
Alive at Five every 2nd and 7 p.m. Youth Group from 4-6 p.m. day. memories. The trip back home chain reaction of other improve-
4th Sunday evening at 5 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 24: Ofﬁce closed; Thurs., Dec. 24: Christmas ments.
is one we want to be pleasant
Holy Trinity Catholic Parish Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. Eve service at 9 p.m. The “Hometown Help” gift
- we want our hometown to be
Delta Christian Church Rev. Charles Fladung Fri., Dec. 25: Ofﬁce closed. will be leveraged through match-
as clean and beautiful as we
Jim Bringman, Pastor Rectory: 641-636-3883 Sun., Dec. 27: Christian Ed Sigourney Church of Christ ing donations of in-kind goods
Ofﬁce hours Fridays at 9 Thurs., Dec. 24: Christmas at 10:45 a.m. Pastor: Billy Claywell Quite often that trip back and services as well as cash
a.m., 641-624-2045. Eve Mass at 4 p.m. Mon., Dec. 28: No Bible 615 South Jefferson home can be disappointing. The from other businesses, founda-
Gathering in Song: Sunday at Fri., Dec. 25: Christmas Day Study. 641-622-3708 clean and beautiful image has tions, etc. When the program
8:45 a.m.; Worship: 9 a.m. Mass at 8 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 31: Ofﬁce 641-622-3582 become tarnished with build- is completed, this community
Catacomb Thrift Shop and Saturday Mass at 6 p.m. Closed. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; ings that are not so bright and enhancement investment may
Basement/Garage Sales open Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. Fri., Jan. 1: Ofﬁce Closed.
Worship with Communion Ser- shiny or properties that are not well exceed $100,000. Can you
2nd Saturday from 9-12. Sun., Jan. 3: Christian Ed at
vice at 10:30 a.m.; so neat and clean. We become imagine a better way to give
Bible Study: 2nd and 4th Hope Lutheran Church, 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service at discouraged and uncomfortable a gift to ones hometown and
Sunday at 1:30 p.m. LCMS
6:30 p.m. that change is occurring and secure wonderful memories for
Thurs., Dec. 24: Christmas Rev. Dick Meyer Richland
United Methodist Church often not for the better. So what the future?
Eve candlelight communion ser- 315 W. Kelly Street
Sigourney is the answer? Careful - the idea of
vice at 6:30 p.m. Everyone wel- Church: 641-622-3777 Pastor Kim Gates
First Baptist Church Recently an Iowa couple gifted “Hometown Help” can be con-
come to attend. Service includes Office: 319-668-2999 Phone: 319-456-2251
308 North Jefferson St. $50,000 to Keep Iowa Beautiful tagious. Consider making a
readings and special music. Worship Service: Saturday Adult Sunday School: 9:15
Sigourney to help spruce up their home “Hometown Help” gift to your
at 5 p.m. a.m.; Kid’s: 9:45 a.m.; Worship:
10:30 a.m.; Vespers Service: 5 Pastor, Dirk Alspach town and make it the place of special community. Contact
p.m.; MS Youth Ministries 4-6 S.S. Supt. Dorothy Jacobs beauty they remembered – an us to see how we can help to
United Methodist Church Keswick, Webster, Thornburg
p.m.; HS Youth Ministries 6:30-8 Phone: 641-622-2786 idea we are calling “Hometown explore the idea for your home-
Vince Homan, Pastor Methodist Church Circuit
Pastor: John Tunnicliff p.m. Handicapped Accessible! Help”. The funds will be dis- town.
Worship: 9 a.m.
KESWICK: Worship 11 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 24: Candlelight Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. tributed over two or three years Visit our web page at www.
and 6 p.m. service with communion at 5:30 Morning Worship: 10:45 a.m. to help community leaders and keepiowabeautiful.com.
WEBSTER: Worship at p.m. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Bible
Church of the Brethren
Diana Lovett, Pastor 9:45, Fri., Dec. 25: Ofﬁce closed. Study and prayer at church.
29252 137th Street THORNBURG: Worship at Sun., Dec. 27: Pastor Kim on
South English, IA 52335 8:30 a.m. Vacation-guest speakers; NEST Sigourney
(2 miles east of South English Communion at all church- offering. United Methodist Church
on Hwy. 22) es on the first Sunday of the Mon., Dec. 28: Special ofﬁce Pastor: John Hembry
Church: 319-667-5235 month. hours 8-12. Sunday Worship Service: 8:30
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Tues., Dec. 29: Ofﬁce closed. a.m. and 10:45 a.m.;
Worship Services: 10:30 a.m. Lancaster Christian Church Wed., Dec. 30: Ofﬁce open Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Pastors: from 4-7 p.m. Website: sigourneyumc.com.
First Presbyterian Church Rev. Mark Doll; Thurs., Dec. 31: Ofﬁce opened
Rev. Julie Sterling Dave Matteson, from 8-12. a moment for
215 N. Jefferson St. 641-632-8304; Fri., Jan. 1: Ofﬁce closed.
Sigourney Matthew Pfadenhauer, Thought and
Adult Sunday School at 8:45
Sunday School: 9 a.m.; Wor -
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
a.m.; Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. ship Service: 10 a.m.; Youth Rev. Charles Fladung
Lord’s Pantry Sunday is the Meeting at 5-7 p.m. Rectory: 641-622-3426 In all your ways acknowledge
ﬁrst Sunday of each month. Church is handicapped ac- Deacon: James Striegel Him, and He shall direct your
Thurs., Dec. 24: Christmas cessible. Home: 634-2896 paths.
Eve Candlelight Communion ser- Prayer Line: 622-3999 Proverbs 3:6
vice at 7 p.m. Ollie Baptist Church Thurs., Dec. 24: Christmas
Sun., Dec. 27: Children’s Rev. Carla Nelson Eve Mass at 7 p.m. ECUMENICAL SERVICE
Christmas program during wor- Church Phone: 641-667-2841 Fri., Dec. 25: Christmas Day Everyone is welcome to the
ship. Worship: 9:30 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Ss. Peter & Paul Christmas Eve
Wed., Dec. 30: Session meets Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. Saturday Vigil Mass at 4 Ecumenical Fellowship Service at
at 6 p.m. p.m. the Ss. Peter & Paul Clear Creek
New Life Fellowship Sunday Mass at 10 a.m. church at 5:30 p.m.
Hedrick-Martinsbur Hwy. 22 South, Keswick
United Methodist Church Pastor, Chester Render
Kim Gates, Pastor Sunday Services, Worship
Phone: 641-653-4477 and Children’s Church at 10
Sunday Worship at 8:45 a.m.; a.m.
Sunday School at 10 a.m.; MS Youth Group and Supper at
Youth Ministries 4-6 p.m.; HS 4:30 p.m.
Youth Ministries 6:30-8 p.m. Website: wearenewlife.com.
The News-Review Wednesday, December 23, 2009 9
Lil Savages Wrestle Strong in
Final Two Tourneys of the Year
Fritz Crosses Jingle Bell Run
5K Finishline for a Victory
Pictured (back to front, left to right) are: Avery Moore, Noah
Reeves, Kaleb Reeves, Aden Reeves and Megan Stuhr from the
Louisa-Muscatine Tournament with their medals and trophies.
All Lil Savage Wrestling photos submitted by Amy Bos.
Event organizers gathered the group together just before starting the walk/run for a memorable moment and as all of the
participants gathered a few realized just how cold it was on Saturday morning. The chilly temps nor the misty snow didn’t
stop these dedicated runners from hitting the streets of North English for the 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Run; all proceeds benefit
the English Valleys Track Team. (12/19/09) Click on the Blue Button at www.sigourneynewsreview.com.
Lil Savage wrestler, Dallas Dyson earns some points for
himself and his team as he keeps the pressure on his opponent
at the Tri-County Tournament on December 11.
Nathan Fritz of Sigourney The young lady took time These two girls had such a Just after hitting his 1,000
was the first to cross the in her stride to wave ‘Hi’ as great time at the 2nd Annual Mile mark, Craig McClanahan
finishline in the 5K Run. He she appoached the final leg of Jingle Bell Run. They gave of Keota decided to take on
is pictured above with his the 5K Run on Saturday. the camera a big ‘hey’ as they the hills of North English in
running buddy, an English For copies of this photo turned the corner on the 1 his first Jingle Bell Run on
Valleys alum. Mile Walk/Run for the final Saturday.
and more, check out the
For copies of this photo
News-Review website at stretch towards the English He and friend, Darren
and more, check out the
www.sigour neynewsreview. Valleys High School and some Baetsle of Keota decided the
News-Review website at www.
com and click on the ‘Blue hot chocolate with a side of Jingle Bell Run would be an
click on the ‘Blue Button’. Button’. cookies. annual event for them.
Lil Savage wrestler, Cade Streigle has the referee keeping
a close eye on the shoulder blades of his opponent at the Tri- The 2nd Annual Jingle Bell route. Sanitation, Horras Realty, EV TV Dustin Haines, Heather Haines,
County Tournament. Run was Sat., Dec. 19 at English “We had a great turnout and & Electronics, Noel Pharmacy, Lori Miller, Lexie Miller, Lauren
Valleys High School with a start a very enjoyable morning. The Elwood, Elwood & Leinen Law Miller, Aly Oberdries, Brandon
time of 10 a.m. Volunteers, runners and walkers put forth Office, Sweet Bruns Bakery, Zimmerman, Lisa Zimmerman,
Jane Bruns and Linnea Higgins, great effort and it was so nice Garcia Carpet, Dr. Gary Kolosik, Madison Parmenter, Brian O’Neil,
provided cookies and helped to see families and friends join EV Insurance, EV Malt Shop, Amy O’Neil, Mackenzie O’Neil,
out with sign-in and posted up and participate,” said Event The Garden Gate (Sigourney), Trey O’Neil, Alyson Girard, Nile
route signs. North English QRS Organizer Deana Horras-Colbert. Wade’s Golf & Mow, Meyer Dusdieker, Alan Ling, Sarah Ling,
members, Vicki Oswald, Gary “We couldn’t have hosted the Financial Services, Jody’s Togs & Justin Ling, Abby Ling, Ben Ling,
and Michael Carter helped event without all of the great Tans (Sigourney), Family Foods, Nathan Fritz (5K winner from
keep watch on the participants sponsors and volunteers. We McClure Engineering and Mr. Sigourney), Debi Fritz (Sigourney),
throughout the routes. Iowa deeply appreciated all of their Ken’s Hairstyling. Chip Fritz (Sigourney), Hannah
County Sheriff’s Department also help. We are happy that we beat Participants, who braved the Statler, Craig McClenahan
helped with traffic along the race the bad weather and we look eliments to compete, include: (Keota), Darren Baetsle (Keota),
forward to seeing everyone at Sara Horras, Deana Horras- Desta Rank, Diane Reed, Michael
“We had a great turn out next year’s Jingle Bell Run.” Colbert, Kellan Coppinger, Jamie Lang, Abbie Lang, Ken Lang,
for the Tri-County Tournament Sponsors for the event Cavey, Pam Cavey, Gideon Kluge, Bayle Larpenteur, Jayne Lang
on Fri., Dec. 11,” said Coach include: Knipfer Flowers, Cox Megan Meier, Denny Haines, and Amie Stewart.
Carson Crawford is a member of the Lil Savage Wrestling Craig Reeves. Wrestlers compet-
Club; above he is using his entire body to roll his opponent ing at the tourney include: 7-8
for the pin and a victory in this match at the Tri-County Grade-Cole Streigle, Nathan
Tournament on December 11. Fritz, JC Dumont and Jake Van
Ee. 5-6 Grade-Peyton Crawford,
Zeb Webb, Avery Moore, Noah
Reeves and Travis Wilcox. 3-4
Grade-Kaleb Reeves, Keaton
Dillion, Mac Conrad, Carson
Crawford, Aden Reeves, Cale
Jarmes and Jesse Fritz. K-2
Grade-Bo Schmidt, Mason
Moore, Josh Mohr, Dominic
Bensmiller, Mason Harder,
Holden Huffman, Zeke Webb,
Cade Streigle, Dallas Dyson and
The Lil Savages then trav-
eled to the Louisa-Muscatine
Tournament on Sun., Dec. 20.
This was a team tournament;
Lil Savage, Noah Reeves caught the eye of the referee as the Lil Savages finished in 4th.
he turned his opponent for the pin at the Louisa-Muscatine Points were logged as 1st place
Tournament on Sun., Dec. 20. 46 pts, 2nd place 36pts, 3rd
place 30.5 pts, the Lil Savages
with 29 pts and 5th with 22 pts.
• Megan Stuhr WBF 1st
round, lost 9-0 2nd round, had a
bye 3rd round. She got 2nd place
in her bracket.
• Aden Reeves won 12-8
1st round, WBF 2nd period 2nd
round, won by tech fall the 3rd
round. He got 1st place.
• Kaleb Reeves LBF in the
3rd period 1st round, won 9-0
2nd round and LBF in the 3rd
period. He got 3rd place.
• Avery Moore WBF 1st period
1st round, won 12-0 2nd round,
WBF 2nd period 3rd round. He
got 1st place.
• Noah Reeves 8-0 1st round,
At the Tri-County Tournament, Lil Savage wrestler Zeb Webb WBF 3rd period 2nd round, LBF
earned points for a take-down and then moved into position to 2nd period 3rd round. He got
flip his opponent. 2nd place.
10 Wednesday, December 23, 2009 www.sigourneynewsreview.com
SK Wrestlers Hit Mat Hard
in First Half of 2009 Season
SK Wrestling closed out the
first half of the season with
(Updated 12-21, submitted by Jamie Maxwell, TC Athletic Director)
Girls 2 dual meet wins and a 2nd
1. North Mahaska 9-0 place finish at the Mid Prairie
2. Lynnville-Sully 7-1 Tournament. On Tuesday the
3. Sigourney 5-1 15 th, they defeated English
4. Iowa Valley 5-3 Valley by a score of 54-6 and
5. Belle Plaine 5-3 then beat WACO 42-33. On
6. BGM 3-4 Saturday the 19th, they finished
6. Keota 3-4 2nd to West Branch, but fin-
8. Montezuma 3-5
9. Tri-County 1-6 ished ahead of Highland, Van
10. HLV 0-7 Buren and host Mid-Prairie.
11. English Valleys 0-7 SK is off until January 5
when they host their first home
Fri., Dec. 18 Results dual meet in the 2009 season
• BGM 41 Montezuma 38 with Iowa Valley/HLV.
• Belle Plaine 48 Keota 28 EV Results
• Iowa Valley 59 Tri-County 34 103- Double FFT
• Lynnville-Sully 67 HLV 17
112- Kalen Greiner won by
• North Mahaska 49 English Valleys 22
Sat., Dec. 19 Results FFT
• North Mahaska 49 Montezuma 31 119- Cory Clubb won by
Boys 125- Derek Hammen won
1. Keota 6-0 by FFT
2. BGM 5-0 130- Double FFT
3. Lynnville-Sully 5-1 135- Joe Dolash won by
4. Montezuma 5-2
5. HLV 3-2
6. Sigourney 2-2 140- Brent Lindemann
7. North Mahaska 2-5 WBF over Lawrence
8. Tri-County 1-3 145- Dillon Stutzman won
9. Belle Plaine 1-5 by FFT
10. English Valleys 1-5 152- Nick Olson LBF to
11. Iowa Valley 0-7 DeRingier
The SK Wrestling squad doesn’t normally find themselves cornered and under the direction
160- Dan Waechter won by
Fri., Dec. 18 Results of Head Coach Gary Jarmes, these student athletes are striving for the kind of quality, which
• BGM 46 Montezuma 37 defines this program. Suiting up for SK Wrestling is (left to right, back to front): Nick Olson,
• Keota 66 Belle Plaine 41 171- Austin Uphold WBF
over Bilan Dan Waechter, Dan Etter, Austin Uphold and Steven Clubb. M: Jaden Ritchey, Joe Dolash, Brent
• Lynnville-Sully 61 HLV 53
189- Dan Etter won by Lindemann, Dillon Stutzman and Wes Yoder. F: Derek Hammen, Kalen Greiner and Cory Clubb.
• North Mahaska 71 English Valleys 56
• Tri-County 39 Iowa Valley 29 FFT The SK seniors may look
Sat., Dec. 19 Results 215- Double FFT relaxed, but they are noth-
• Montezuma 60 North Mahaska 42 285- Double FFT ing of the sort. The seasoned
Waco Results wrestlers have their goals set
2009 Ends with Savage Victories @103- SK FFT to Brecht
@112- Kalen Greiner WBF
high and are determined to
over Perez The seniors pictured on the
@119- Cory Clubb WBF right include (left to right):
over Untermaner Kalen Greiner, Nick Olson,
@125- Derek Hammen won Brent Lindemann, Dan Etter,
by FFT Austin Uphold, Steven Clubb
@130- Double FFT Cory Clubb and in the middle
@135- Joe Dolash won by is Dillon Stutzman.
@140- Brent Lindemann falls Miller (High-jv), Thomas
won by FFT (VB) and Sexton (High). His was
@145- Dillon Stutzman beaten in 3-2 match by Miller
LBF to R. Vradenburg (WB).
@152- Nick Olson LBF to J. • 215-1st-Steven Clubb
Vradenburg Pinned the only other wrestler
@160- Dan Waechter WBF in his bracket. He pinned Mapp
over Morozav (High).
@171- Austin Uphold lost “The Mid-Prairie tourna-
6-0 to Sheperd ment was a little strange this
@189- Dan Etter WBF over year,” were the comments of
Parker Coach Jarmes. “We’ve gone
@215- SK FFT to there in the past because it
Overhauser is a round robin tournament
@285- SK FFT to Felts and you usually get a bunch
Mid-Prairie Results of matches in a short time.
• 112-1st-Kalen Greiner This year though, Marion pulled
won both of his matches by out and they weren’t replaced.
fall. He pinned Staton (VB) and Some of the other teams had a
Kober (WB). lot of holes in their lineups, so
• 119-2nd-Cory Clubb went we didn’t get as many matches
1-1 on the day to ﬁnish second. as we usually do. It was a tight
In their final game of 2009, the Savages downed Iowa Valley race for second with Highland,
He was defeated by Hahn (High)
50-45. Pictured is Stephanie Atwood shooting a layup for two but we were able to pull it out
but then was able to come back
more against the Tigers. Story on Page 3; photos submitted. at the end.
and pin Horning (MP).
• 125-2nd-Derek Hammen “We ran into the same thing
won his ﬁrst match over Penn when we wrestled EV and WACO,
(VB) by fall and then was pinned but we are doing the best we
by Frank (High). can in the matches we are get-
• 135-4th-Brent Lindemann ting. I already see improvement
did not win a match on the day, in some of younger kids like
but was able to collect bye Hammen, Steven Clubb, and
points for his team. Waechter and our older kids
• 140-4th-Evan Patterson are working on being more con-
did not win a match on the sistent. Uphold, Olson, Etter,
day, but was able to collect bye Cory Clubb and Stutzman have
points for his team. deﬁnitely shown ﬂashes of how
• 145-2nd-Dillon Stutzman good a wrestler they are unchal-
had falls over Countryman (VB) lenged so far this season.”
and Brennneman (High). His
only loss was to Carew (WB).
• 152-2nd-Nick Olson went
2-1 on the day with falls over
Peterschmidt (MP-jv) and Wiles
(MP). He was then pinned by
• 160-2nd-Dan Waechter
had a pin over Schwerin (MP)
and was pinned by State place
winner Madson (WB).
• 171-2nd-Austin Uphold
only had one other wrestler in
his bracket. He was beaten in
a close 11-10 match by Jones
(WB) and ﬁnished second.
The Savages ended 2009 with a huge victory over the Iowa • 189-2nd-Dan Etter had
Valley Tigers on Tues., Dec. 15 - 78-35. Pictured is Logan Klein the most matches on the day
out driving a Tiger for the layup. Story on Page 3. and ﬁnished 3-1. He posted