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July 8, 2015GOWRIE, WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA Somers to host SomersFest, July 18-19; grants received for tables, basketball court To celebrate the city of Somers, the town will celebrate SomersFest, a weekend full of events from July 18-19. Somers has recently received grants from Calhoun County Community Foundation to purchase new picnic tables for the community building, as well resurfacing and replacing equipment at the basketball court by the softball diamond. Somers has also built a bridge to connect the community building with the car show area. On Saturday, July 18, a softball tournament starts at 9am. We are going to have a free throw contest on the newly resurfaced basketball court. The concession stand will be open all day and will offer bake sale items. The horseshoe pits are available for both days for anyone interested parties. On Sunday, July 19, Somers will be hosting our seventh annual car and bike show. Interest in showcasing antique or unique tractors in the community has been high. Therefore, registration will begin at 11 a.m. There is a $10 registration fee that will go toward more projects to improve the city of Somers. There will be participant judging and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. Lunch served at the community building and will offer bake sale items. Kids games will be at the community building throughout the weekend. If necessary, softball tourney will continue on Sunday. For more information, please contact Eileen McGuire, the Somers City Clerk, at 515-544-3789 or email [email protected] Many gathered in Laurel Park for a car show and water fights hosted by the Gowrie Volunteer Fire Department. Photos by Jeff Heck. Flanked by two soldiers, two members of Post 431 of the American Legion of Gowrie led the Parade of Flags in the Gowrie Independence Day Parade on Saturday. They were met with a roaring applause from the crowd. Sweet corn feed July 11 at Webster Co. Fair Glow Ball Tournament A Sweet Corn Feed will again be an event the whole in Gowrie July 10 family can enjoy at the 2015 Webster County Fair. Webster County Farm Bureau Federation will host the Sweet Corn Feed on Saturday, July 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Meal will consist of a pork or beef burger, chips, drink and sweet corn. The Dayton Tigers 4-H Club will be selling homemade ice cream during the feed for $2. Their stand will be set up near the sweet corn feed to allow those wanting ice cream with their meal to purchase it. Wednesday, July 8 • Farnhamville Fire Dept., 7:30 p.m. at the fire station. • Gowrie Parks Board, 6:45 p.m. at the civic center. Thursday, July 9 • Gowrie Jaycees, 7:30 p.m. at Marv’s. Friday, July 10 • GDC, 12:00 p.m. at the WCCTA conference room Monday, July 13 • Farnhamville City Council, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. • Gowrie Municipal Utilities Board, 4:30 p.m. at the light plant. • Harcourt TOPS, 8:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church Harcourt. Tuesday, July 14 • Farnhamville American Legion Auxiliary, 9:30 a.m. • Farnhamville Senior Citizens (cards), 1:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. • American Legion Peterson Post #431 and Sons of the American Legion, 6:30 p.m. social time and meal, 8:00 p.m. meeting, Gowrie Legion building. • Callender City Council, 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center. To have the date and time of your organization’s meeting listed here,call the Gowrie News at 352-3325 or email us at [email protected] VOL. 125 NO. 27 This event is one you will not want to miss this summer! The glow ball golf tournament will be held Friday, July 10 at the Gowrie Municipal Golf Course. Registration will begin that evening after 7 p.m. and there will be a shot gun start at dark. Teams are made up of two people and the play will be alternate shot. The cost for each team is $40, which includes use of glow balls, glow necklaces and course lighting. There will be four teams allowed on each hole for a total of 36 in the tournament. Each team is responsible for bringing lights to for their golf cart and themselves. Various places will be paid and all remaining money taken in will be giving to the club house for various amenities and updates. Sign up today! For a reservation, please call 515-352-3320. John and LaVola Lizer enjoy their meal at the Old Fashioned Chicken Dinner at the Gowrie United Methodist Church on Saturday. The dinner is served by volunteers. Photo by Jeff Heck. Dave Hoover waves to parade-goers at the Gowrie Independence Day Parade on Saturday. Hoover drove his classic blue Ford Bronco. Visit www.daytongowrienews.com for your local news... 2 July 8, 2015 Heartland Bank offers finance tips for kids THE GOWRIE NEWS The summer months mean many kids are working for some extra cash in their pocket. Whether he or she is doing odd jobs around the house or working at the local pool, it’s the perfect time to teach your child financial lessons that will last a lifetime. “It’s never too early to begin teaching children the basics of finance,” said Berna Tucker, Marketing Director. “We encourage parents to expose their children to experiences like visiting the bank, budgeting and paying bills.” Heartland Bank offers examples of teachable moments to help you get started: At the bank. When you go to the bank, bring your children with you and show them how transactions work. Get the customer service representative to explain how the bank operates, how money generates interest and how an ATM works. On payday. Discuss how your pay is budgeted to pay for housing, food, clothing and charitable giving, and how a portion is saved for future expenses such as college tuition and retirement. At the grocery store. Explain the benefits of comparison shopping, coupons and store brands. Paying bills. Explain the many ways that bills can be paid: over the phone, paper or by check, electronic check or online check draft. Discuss how each method of bill pay takes money out of your account. Be sure to cover late penalties, emphasizing the importance of paying bills on time. Using credit cards. Explain that credit cards are a loan and need to be repaid. Share how each month a credit card statement comes in the mail with a bill. Go over the features of different types of cards, such as ATM, debit and credit cards. Heartland Bank is a locally owned community bank serving the Gowrie, Callender, Somers and Manson areas for over 110 years. Look us up at www.heartlandbanks. com. Or better yet, come visit any Heartland Bank branch! We serve fresh baked cookies every Friday, a customer favorite. Happy 50th Anniversary Summer Dance Registration Register at Vicky’s Dance Studio or Send Registration & Payment to Vicky’s Dance Academy, 1375 350th St., Gowrie, IA 50543 Name(s):______________________________ Age/Grade_________ Gary and Diane Boerner of Gowrie will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 10th. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 402, Gowrie, IA 50543. Gary Boerner and Diane Thies were united in marriage on July 10th, 1965 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Odebolt, Iowa. Their family includes Jeff and Marcie Boerner, of Gowrie; and Brent and Wendy Stanley, of Spencer. They have four grandchildren, Dalton Boerner, Logan Boerner, Sydney Stanley and A.J. Stanley. 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Lady Jags remain hot; finish regular season 21-11 By Tyler Anderson The final week of the regular season proved to be another fine week for the Southeast Valley softball team, as they finished with a five game winning streak. • Southeast Valley 11, Pocahontas 6: The Southeast Valley softball team went back to work on Monday, where they defeated the Maidens of Pocahontas Area 11-6 in Pocahontas. Taking an early 3-1 lead, the Southeast Valley offense exploded in the fifth inning to take an 8-1 lead. However, Poky responded with four runs, plus another run before the Lad Jags put the game to bed with a run in the sixth inning and two runs in the seventh. Junior Natalie Lambert proved her worth once more, going 4-5 at the plate, tallying three doubles with two RBIs. Lambert also earned the victory, striking out nine Maiden batters. SV 010 251 2 — 11 15 2 Poky 000 141 0 — 6 5 8 • Southeast Valley 8, Graettinger-Terril/ Ruthven-Ayrshire 2: The Lady Jags resumed their winning ways on Tuesday, soundly defeating GTRA 8-2 in Harcourt. Senior Nicole Williams played a major role in the victory, going 3-4 with two doubles and scoring two runs. Junior Josie Breitsprecher led the girls in the RBI tally with two. Lambert and incoming freshman Morgan Castenson put together a solid outing on the mound, striking out eight Titan batters. Lambert took home the victory, her 11th of the 2015 season. Lambert also stole two bases as part of the winning effort. GTRA 010 010 0 — 2 5 X SV 204 002 0 — 8 10 2 • Southeast Valley 7, Manson-Northwest Webster 0: Wednesday in Harcourt, the Lady Jags notched their 20th win of the 2015 season, blanking Manson Northwest-Webster 7-0. Junior Natalie Lambert led Southeast Valley by going 2-3 at the plate, hitting a double and scoring two runs. Lambert also stole one base in the victory. Aiding Lambert was junior Kearsten Hainzinger, who went 1-3 and drove in three RBIs while stealing one base. On the mound, senior Nicole Williams (6-3) took home the win. Williams allowed four hits and struck out eight Cougar batters. MNW 000 000 0 — 0 4 2 SV 000 051 0 — 7 7 0 • Southeast Valley 11, South Central Calhoun 2 (six innings): In Lytton on a cool Thursday evening, the Lady Jags blanked South Central Calhoun 11-0 in six innings. The girls jumped out to a 6-0 lead by the third inning and never looked back, making easy work of the Titans. There were no line scores available as of press time. • Glidden-Ralston 3, Southeast Valley 1; Southeast Valley 11, Coon Rapids-Bayard 1; Atlantic 6, Southeast Valley 3: Throughout Friday, the Carroll tournament concluded the regular season for the Lady Jags. Southeast Valley went one of three in the late season tourney. There were no line scores available as of press time. Card of Thanks! Our family would like to thank all those who have showed and expressed support and comfort during the loss of our loved one. The Stratford First Responders, Webster County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa State Patrol, Unity Point Emergency Department, Mercy Medical Helicopter, Iowa Methodist Adult Critical Care Unit and anyone else who had a part in assisting in anyway with care and love with this difficult time. Joyfully in Christ The Family of Velma Castenson Lonny & Barb Cummins and families Kristi Castenson and families 1108 Market Street, P.O. Box 473 Gowrie, IA 50543-0473 Ph.: 515-352-3325 Fax: 515-352-3309 email: [email protected] • www.daytongowrienews.com STAFF Glenn Schreiber, Editor and Publisher Tonya Harrison, Graphic Designer, Amanda Devrise, Office and clerical Tyler Anderson, News, sports writer Official County Newspaper (USPS 224-240). A local newspaper as prescribed by law. Published weekly by The Gowrie News, 1108 Market Street, Gowrie, Iowa 50543. 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NAPA Wednesday, July 8 - Crunchy Pollock, Roasted Red Potatoes, Lima Beans, Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp w/Ice Cream, WW Bread Thursday, July 9 - Egg Salad Sandwich, Potato Salad, Copper Pennies, Royal Brownie, Raspberry Lemonade Friday, July 10 - Turkey Roast, Potates w/Gravy, Spinach Au Gratin, Blushing Pears, Tomato Juice Monday, July 13 - Tuna & Noodles, Peas, Creamy Cole Slaw, Cinnamon Apples, Raspberry Lemonade Tuesday, July 14 - Baked Chicken, Baked Beans, Asparagus, Apricots Wednesday, July 15 - BBQ Pork on Bun, Potato Salad, Green Beans, Ice Cream & Strawberry Erica Rittgers, a junior for the Jaguars, looks to throw the opponent out. Photo by Lisa Peterson. 4 July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS Where's the water? Randy Halligan and son, Will and friend Sack Miller entered a boat float in the Gowrie Independence Day Parade. Imogene Hanson named Grand Marshal of 2015 Dayton Rodeo Parade By Jesse Green With a Titan baserunner on second, junior Cameron Anderson hurls a pitch against South Central Calhoun on Thursday in Lytton. The Jaguars defeated the Titans, 5-3. Photo by Tyler Anderson. Jaguars halt losing streak; defeat Manson-NorthwestWebster, SCC By Tyler Anderson After splitting the Ogden Tournament, the Southeast Valley baseball team began the week slow before fully recovering by week’s end. The Jaguars, now 17-7, fell to Pocahontas Area 5-1 before blanking Manson Northwest-Webster 10-0 and knocking out South Central Calhoun 5-3. The Jaguars will look to resume their winning ways this coming week, hosting Poky on Wednesday and concluding their regular season in Madrid on Thursday. On July 14, Southeast Valley will then head to Pocahontas to play Estherville Lincoln Central-Pocahontas Area winner. • Pocahontas Area 5, Southeast Valley 1: On Monday, the Jags were unable to get back on track just yet, tumbling 5-1 to Pocahontas Area in Pocahontas. While Myles Davis scored the first run of the game, the Jaguars bowed to a four run first inning by the Indians. It was a deficit that Southeast Valley could not return from, as Poky’s Jace Davidson limited the Jags to four hits. However, the Jaguars will have a chance to exact revenge when the Indians visit Dayton on July 8 at 5:30 p.m. SV 100 000 0 — 1 4 2 Poky 400 001 0 — 5 5 0 • Southeast Valley 10, Manson NorthwestWebster 0 (five innings): Wednesday in Dayton, the Jaguars recovered from their two game skid in a big way, defeating Manson Northwest-Webster 10-0 in five innings. Southeast Valley scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back, making easy work of the Cougars. Sophomore Myles Davis led the charge at the dish, going 2-3 with a double, scoring three runs and driving in one RBI. Davis led the Jags with two stolen bases. Joining in on the winning effort was senior Dylan Anderson, who went 2-3 with a double and scoring one run. Junior Andrew Dorage was stellar at the mound once more, allowing no hits and fanning 10 Cougar batters. Dorage improved to 6-2 in the 2015 season. MNW 000 00X X — 0 0 0 SV 510 31X X — 10 0 0 • Southeast Valley 5, South Central Calhoun 3: On Thursday, the Jaguars took care of business against South Central Calhoun 5-3. The back and forth affair continued until the top of the seventh, where the Jaguars put away the home standing Titans for good. It was a complete team effort by the Jaguars as Junior Cameron Anderson (5-0) took home the win, while classmate Cade King came up with a double. Sophomore Myles Davis and freshman Nolan Johnson each came up with a stolen base. Johnson also knocked in an RBI, along with senior Dylan Anderson, junior Andrew Dorage, and sophomores Dakota Jaeschke and Sam Berglund. SV 020 010 2 — 5 7 SCC 110 100 0 — 3 5 X In this year’s upcoming Dayton Rodeo Parade on Labor Day, the Dayton Rodeo Celebration Committee has named Imogene Hanson of Dayton the parade’s Grand Marshal. Imogene Peterson was born and raised on a farm near Lanyon. She graduated from Lanyon High School and entered the US Navy in 1944, working in the medi-f cal corps. Imogene married Emory Hanson after both returned from World War II in 1947. a They lived, farmed and raised a family on ther Hanson family farm south of Dayton. Imogene and Emo-s ry have four children, Earl, Kathy, Karen and Marlan, 11s grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren. d Imogene’s work with the Dayton Rodeo started with Emory, who had worked with the rodeo since thea beginning days. R When the rodeo was on the top of the hill, Imo-e gene and Emory rode in a horse square dance with eightt riders. p She was a member of the Dayton Wranglers and2 also worked in the rodeo cook shack, both on the top of the hill and at the bottom. C Imogene has attended every rodeo since 1947,e except one, when she was giving birth to a daughter. Em-a ory was the Parade Marshal in 1993. t Imogene has been a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary forp many years. She is at every Memorial Day ceremony as an flag carrier, as well as participating at the flag raising onS the first day of school. 1 i g h w U b o i t p t f t t o 2 This year’s Dayton Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal is Imogene Hanson. Imogene has attended every rodeo, save for one, since 1947. She has been involved with many of the rodeo’s activities. Central Webster Class of 1965... The Central Webster Class of 1965 gathered for their 50th class reunion from June 24-25 at the Grand Harbor Resort and Water Park in Dubuque. Front row from left to right: Richard Munson, Bill Royster, Duane Jordison, Derald Dosland and Rick McCubbin. Second row from left to right: Barb (Page) Messerly, Sheri (Kahl) Heck, Jane (Sandell) Blair and Sharon (Smith) Schilling. Third row from left to right: Tom Martin, Denny Robertson, Becky Panzi, Terry Johnson and Rich Jones. Photo by Rick McCubbin. Mr. and Mrs. Koopman attended the Central Webster Class of 1965 reunion in Dubuque. This was the 50th class reunion. They were teachers during the 1965 Central Webster school year. Dave Koopman performed “Ringo,” just like he did when during high school. Photo by Sheri Heck. July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS 5 r y Southwest Webster Ambulance visits Gowrie Public Library... Tuesday morning the children at the Gowrie Public Library story hour were visited by volunteers from the Southwest Webster Ambulance crew. Gowrie, Iowa residents urged to support ethonal, Renewalable Fuels program Written comments needed by July 29. . . It hasn’t always been easy for the average American farmer. Farmers have had to work tirelessly to stay afloat amid fluctuating crop demand and a tumultuous environmental and political climate. Despite the chaos, hope springs from domestic biofuel production, which has bolstered rural America while simultaneously decreasing our dependency on foreign oil. However, on May 29 the Obama administration made a ruling on Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that undermines these efforts. In its announcement, the Environmental Protection Agency stated that “real-world limitations” have prevented the U.S. from reaching its delineated goals for 2014-2016. While the EPA is correct in recognizing the intent of Congress to continue expanding growth in biofuels, the established targets greatly fall short of rural America’s ability to produce low-cost, clean-burning ethanol, and this must be changed. Gowrie-Dayton area people are urged to write personal comments in support of agriculture and ethonal. Tell the EPA not to reduce the Renewable Fuel Standard advises POET. Mail comments to POET, 1562 320th St., Gowrie, IA, 5053 by July 15. Rural America has shown incredible advancements in recent years, utilizing innovative, efficient technologies to increase yield and output. Nationally, the RFS has supported 825,000 jobs, many of these in agriculture, while the ethanol industry added 44 billion dollars to the U.S. GDP in 2013. In Iowa alone, the ethanol industry generates $19.3 billion of total economic output annually and supports over 73,000 jobs. As ethanol grew over the last decade, so did prosperity in rural America. As ethanol production has plateaued the last couple years, farm income and land value have plateaued or dropped. There’s no doubt that the fates of these industries are tied together. By not allowing U.S. farmers to reach their potential for renewable fuel production, we are missing an enormous opportunity for continued prosperity. It seems the government has lost sight of the initial purpose of the RFS, which was designed in 2007 to keep gas prices low, to spur domestic jobs and investment, and to set a path for a more sustainable future. The government knew that the only way to put America’s future in our own hands was to promote more fuel choices at the pump. Thankfully, some key players in Washington haven’t forgotten their commitment to rural America. In response to the ruling, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA will provide funding for flex pump infrastructure to increase access to domestic biofuel at the pump. While increased access is welcome, this program is needed because oil companies have refused to make the investments necessary to meet the law. Why are oil companies exempt from making the same investments farmers did? It’s essential that local farmers and community members follow Vilsack’s lead and speak out to make biofuels a priority. The EPA has opened a 60-day comment period that allows anyone to express their opinion on the ruling before July 27. Now is the time to make your voices heard and stop the federal government from putting the oil industry’s agenda ahead of American farmers. Why? Because America has long been dependent on foreign oil, and though oil prices have dipped, it’s imperative to remember the volatility of the market and stay proactive in our ability to be autonomous. To preserve the advances made in agriculture over the last eight years, the EPA needs to recommit to its initial goals and continue to allow a strong market for first and second-generation renewable fuels, until 2022 and beyond. Inside the Ambulace Terri Towne, left, showes Kendal Taylor how she can hear her heart beat. She explains to the children all these instruments in the Ambulance are to help you. The Dead Wife’s Handbook by Hannah Beckerman Rachel, Max, and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life—until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. She was thirty-six. Just as her family can’t forget her, Rachel can’t quite let go of them either. Caught in a place between worlds, Rachel watches helplessly as she begins to fade from their lives. This fresh debut novel touches on the various stages of bereavement, from denial to acceptance. As Max and Ellie work through their grief, Rachel too struggles to come to terms with her death. And as her husband starts to date again, Rachel realizes that one day Max will find love, and that Ellie will have a new mother figure in her life. The Dead Wife’s Handbook is a heartwarming and touching book, very commercial in its approach and a compelling read. It will touch a wide readership, and is a perfect read for fans of the bestseller The Lovely Bones. Rachel, Max, and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life—until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. She was thirty-six. Just as her family can’t forget her, Rachel can’t quite let go of them either. Caught in a place between worlds, Rachel watches helplessly as she begins to fade from their lives. This fresh debut novel touches on the various stages of bereavement, from denial to acceptance. As Max and Ellie work through their grief, Rachel too struggles to come to terms with her death. And as her husband starts to date again, Rachel realizes that one day Max will find love, and that Ellie will have a new mother figure in her life. The Dead Wife’s Handbook is a heartwarming and touching book, very commercial in its approach and a compelling read. It will touch a wide readership, and is a perfect read for fans of the bestseller The Lovely Bones. County Fair King and Queen contest Prairie View Class of 1960... Front row left to right are Janiece Piltingshrud, Sandy Peterson Christinson, Linda Hunter Brandes, Muriel Smith Johnson, Carolyn Johnson Mabee, Gary Peterson, Ron Hunter; Back Row - Kathy Mossberg, Maridee Hunter Dugger, Ron Eckman, Jim Brown, Al Foster, and Owen Julius. The 2015 Webster County Fair King & Queen Contest will be held Wednesday, July 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the East Auditorium. The King and Queen Contest has been a part of the Fair for many years. The Webster County Soil & Water Conservation District Commission and the Webster County Fairboard sponsor the event. The preliminary judging is done before the fair. King and queen candidates are nominated by their local 4-H clubs and must be active in 4-H. They are judged on personality, leadership, and communication skills. The 2014 Fair King and Queen, Jacob Lewandowski and Rebecca Nellis, both of Fort Dodge have attended several local parades since their reign began. The 2015 Queen will be entered in the State Fair Queen contest in August. She and the Webster County King will reign over the remainder of the 2015 Webster County Fair, and the coming year until a new “royal family” is crowned. 6 Shepherd lead class at Open class garden show Webster County Fair At Webster County Fair... July 8, 2015 A Shepherd Lead Class will be on Thursday, July 9, at 9:00 a.m. This class is open to any child from 5 years of age to 3rd grade. Youth must provide their own lamb and costumes. The lambs should weigh between 35 and 80 pounds and are to be shown with halters. All entries will be paraded before the judge. Prizes will be given in the following categories: Cutest costume, most original, prettiest, and best matched (exhibitor and lamb). A small trophy will be given to the top showman. No entry fees are required. All we need is a parent or guardian signature prior to the start of the class. Contact the Webster County Extension office for further information. ~ Email your news to [email protected] ~ THE GOWRIE NEWS All area gardeners will have an opportunity to exhibit their produce during the Webster County Fair on Saturday, July 11 in an open class garden show. Entries will be taken from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. with the judging to begin at 11:00 in the East Auditorium. Entry fee is 25 cents per exhibit up to six entries, $1.50 maximum fee for six entries or more. There will be classes for freshly harvested vegetables and small fruits. Information may be obtained from the Webster County Extension office, 217 South 17th St., Ste. C-12, on entry guidelines and preparing your vegetables and fruits for exhibit. All entries will receive ribbons with cash awards to all Blue ribbons exhibits furnished by the Fort Dodge Area Garden Club, and “Best of Show” to receive a $10 cash prize in the adult classes, $5 in the youth classes. Again for 2015, will be classes for all kids under 18 years of age. There will be no entry fee for these entries. Exhibits will be on display till 4:00 p.m. Southeast Valley Schedule of Events Week of July 8th to July 15th Wednesday, July 8 FCCLA National Leadership Conference (July 5-9) G V Soft 3A GIRLS REG - G V Soft Thursday, July 9 FCCLA National Leadership Conference (July 5-9) 5:30 p.m. B JV-Var Base GAME - Southeast Valley @ Madrid Friday, July 10 G V Soft 3A GIRLS REG - G V Soft Saturday, July 11 B V Base 2A DISTRICT - B V Base Tuesday, July 14 B V Base 2A DISTRICT - B V Base Wednesday, July 15 FCCLA National Leadership Conference (July 5-9) G V Soft 3A GIRLS REG - G V Soft When Will Your Subscription Expire? Fitness Club for those 55 and over We’ve made a choice. We are growing older, everyone is. We will grow older well. We will stay fit, healthy, and we aren’t afraid to try new things. We are BOOMERS and we will grow old with style. We will make decisions for ourselves; no one will make decisions for us. 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W t 2 o p N s c s t s w s j a w W i t *Schedule is pulled from the SV website for your convenience* g i www.southeastvalley.org ***Schedules are subject to change at anytime*** Card of Thanks! We would like to Thank everyone for the expressions of kindness, support, and love during our time of great loss. We graciously appreciate the support for our family during this difficult time. We would also like to take this opportunity to Thank all the Stratford First Responders, Webster County Sherriff Department, Iowa State Patrol, UnityPoint Trinity Regional Hospital Emergency Department and the many others who helped us during this time. May God Bless you, The Family of Dave Castenson. Kristi, Kelsey and John, Renee and Nate, Curt and Morgan Barb and Lonny Cummins and families Gowrie Municipal Utilities will be flushing hydrants during the month of July. You may experience low pressure at times. Some discoloration may also occur. If this happens, you will need to run the water until it is clear again. If you have any questions or concerns, you may call the office at 352-3065. 8-July 9-July 11-July 12-July 13-July 14-July 15-July Birthdays Karilyn Schleisman Brian Gleason, Nick Hirschberg Sherry Shaw Sandy Hicks, Wendy Holm Ken Johnson, Brian Stickrod Pat Seil Cory Donahe, Cooper Lane Brian Lane Janet Seil, Wayde Warehime Mary Lou Carlson, Lynn Subbert THE GOWRIE NEWS Webster County Fair to open July 8 The Webster County Fair opens Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Over the past year, 4-H club members throughout our county have been preparing for this week. With projects that range from Aerospace, Child Care, Food & Nutrition, Small Animal and others, 4-Hers are excited to show off their achievements to the public. The variety of 4-H events at the county fair include club exhibits, rocketry and photography displays, bake sales, livestock and small animal judging, horse competitions, and much, much more! Through preparing and showcasing their talents, these events offer our youth with the exceptional learning experiences needed to build self-confidence and maturity. But most of all, 4-Hers enjoy entertaining the community that has encouraged them along the way! 4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. With over seven million young people throughout America, 4-H has grown to encompass youth from urban cities to rural towns. For more information on Webster County 4-H programs, call 515-576-2119 or email Linda Cline at [email protected] iastate.edu. Cat show at the County Fair Friday, July 10 in the East Auditorium there will be a variety of cats being shown in 4-H. The 4-H Cat Show will be at 6:00 p.m. with the judge looking for many things. Some of these include the personality of the cat, condition of the hair coat, noticeable parasites, condition of teeth and, of course, the correct answers to some feline questions. There will be a costume class for 4-H’ers and their cats. This class will be held after the 4-H champion is named. ~ Email your news to [email protected] ~ July 8, 2015 7 8 July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull A Sanctioned Kids Pedal Tractor Pull will be held Saturday, July 11 at 1 p.m. during the Webster County Fair. There will be four different classes offered, 4 years and younger, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-10 year olds. Dominos Pizza and the Webster County Farm Bureau sponsor the Pedal Tractor Pull, a trophy will be given in each weight class. No entry fee is needed. Open baking show For the second years, the Webster County fair will have baking classes where youth and adults can showcase your talents. Classes include bread, pies, cakes, cookies, chocolates, candies and much more. Event will be on Saturday, July 11th with registration from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the east auditorium on the fairgrounds. No entry fees. Ribbons and cash awards will be awarded for each class and division. To find out more, visit the Webster County Fairgrounds website and click on shows. C Elkhorn Eagles Pictured in the back row left to right are Nathan Montgomery, Anna Heatherington, Mady Jaeschke, DakotaP P Jaeschke; Front Row - Julia Sande, Maria Sande, Emily Jaeschke, Foster Krug; Leader - Amy Jaeschke. Washington Winners hold early July meeting The July 4-H meeting of the Washington Winners was held early on Sunday, June 28 due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The club met at the Webster County Fairgrounds from 4 to 6p.m. A short meeting was called to order by President Daven Rees. Daniel Winkler led the Pledge of Allegiance. Secretary Hannah Rees called Roll Call by asking members “What is the best part of fair?” 29 members responded. Also in attendance were 17 guests and four leaders. Hannah Rees read the Secretary’s report and Evan Anderson gave the Treasurer’s report. Olivia Mitchell presented grant money to the club to be used for the Fort Museum’s Soldier Garden project. Alexis Stuhrenberg and Lauren Harris shared their experience from the 4-H Kansas City Trip. Charley Scharf and Emma Sytsma told about their 4-H Junior Camp adventures. Collin Harris represented the Club at National Shooting Sports in Nebraska. Charley Scharf gave a presentation called “My Girl.” Many members participated in Saturday’s Clothing and Communication judging day. Members received their fair schedule. Ashley Nieland led the 4-H Pledge and the regular meeting adjourned. Members and their families then spent an hour and a half painting in the main arena, as well as the fence on the outdoor arena. Afterwards, the club enjoyed pizza, snacks, and drinks. The next meeting will be held August 2, 2015. Crafts show for children There will be an Open Crafts Show for children 3rd grade and younger who are not in 4-H at this year’s Webster County Fair. They can bring a craft they made as the event will provide an opportunity for younger children to participate in the fair, talk to a judge and receive a ribbon. Youth will have the opportunity to talk with the judges starting at 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9th in the 4-H auditorium. (Exhibits are to be made prior to judging day.) The items will be on display until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10th. The craft entries can be an original idea or made from a kit. The articles are to be made, decorated, or finished by exhibitor. There will be no entry fee or preentry required. For more information, pick up a copy of the guidelines at the Webster County Extension Office. Children’s open rabbit show to be held at Webster County Fair The 2015 Webster County Fair will have a Children’s Open Rabbit show for youngsters who have just completed kindergarten through 3rd grade on Thursday, July 9 beginning before the 4-H rabbit show which starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Webster County Fairgrounds south of Fort Dodge. Show will be held in the auditorium. There will be no entry fee for the show. Ribbons will be awarded to all entries. This is a fun class for youth to bring their rabbit and talk to a judge. (Rabbit superintendent and leaders will check the entries for health issues.) The public is invited to watch the judging of this event and other events which will be taking place during the Fair July 8-12th. “It Pays to Advertise!” THE GOWRIE NEWS Country Charmers Pictured left to right are Cameron Pliner, Hannah Fiala, Allison Carlon, Katelyn Pliner, Miranda Keith; Not Pictured - Becca Guthrie, Jacob Lewandowski; Leader - Kerry Pliner Bill Riley Talent Search Thursday July 9 The Bill Riley Talent Search annually showcases the diverse abilities of Iowa’s young people. A Qualifying show will be held for the public’s pleasure at the Webster County Fair Thursday, July 9th at 7 PM in the East Auditorium. Winners will advance to the State Fair competition. To enter contact Sandy Hollingsworth at [email protected] frontiernet.com . Westmorland Concessions at Fair A trip to the fair wouldn’t be complete without a Funnel Cake and Corn dog! Come experience the yummy goodness of hand-dipped corn dogs, Red Velvet or Chocolate Funnel cakes with specialty glazes made from real and fresh ingredients, fresh lemonade, limeades and more from Westmorland Concessions during the Webster County Fair Wed July 8th –Sunday July 12thth. www. rogerwestmorelandconcessions.com Cook-Off Contest returns to Webster County Fair Webster County cook-off contestants will be able to compete on Saturday, July 11, at the Webster County Fairgrounds in the County Farm Bureau’s cookout contest. The contest will get underway at 8 a.m. as the local barbecue enthusiasts work to win prizes and the right to compete in the state contest at the Iowa State Fair. Judging for the entries will begin at 3:00 p.m. The Webster County cookout champion, along with all first place category winners, will have the chance to compete in the state finals at the Iowa State Fair in August. Webster County Farm Bureau is sponsoring the cookout contest with over $500 in prizes. Open to all resident of Iowa ages 13 years old and older. Can be single persons or teams. Bring your own grills or smokers and your meat. Open for beef, pork, poultry, fish or venison. Unlimited number of dishes to be grilled and judges. No hamburgers, hot dogs, steaks or exotic meats. No entry fees. For more information, email [email protected] or call 515-955-3764. Not Old Enough For 4-H Party set July 9 Do you know someone not old enough to join 4-H yet? Good news!!! On Thursday, July 9th from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM we will have a “Not Old Enough For 4-H Party”. 4-H County Council high school youth will lead fun activities which will include games, an interactive story, barn tours, making a craft and making a snack. The recommended age is kindergarten through 3rd grade and those who accompany them are encouraged to stay. There is no fee for this event so bring your little sister, your little brother, their friends, or the next door neighbor and join us for fun, fun, fun! July 8, 2015 9 10 July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS Silver Spurs The members of the Silver Spurs from left to right are Ethan Egli, Sidney Lowry, Emma Woltman, Morgan Walsh, Lizzie Woltman; Leader - Jeanine Lowry. Some members not pictured. Barn Yard Olympics The Webster County 4-H Council will sponsor an activity on Friday, July 10 beginning at 2:00 p.m. This event called “Barn Yard Olympics” will be for any youth and adults. Teams race against each other as they do old fashioned activities. In past years, teams had to carry hay bales, deposit plastic eggs into a bucket and carry a greased water melon. Get your team together and see come see what kind of activities the council has come up with this year. Pella Wildlife Expo The Webster County Fair will be hosting Pella Wildlife Company in four FREE Educational Expo shows on Thursday, July 9th at 10am, Noon, 2pm & 4pm. The education for the day will be ‘Monarch Butterfly Day’. Come out the Pella Wildlife tent and see Monarch Butterflies…. milkweed will be given away and all butterflies will be released at the end of the last show for the day. Pella Wildlife Company is a nonprofit wildlife conservation organization from Des Moines; which focus experience gives the public a rare opportunity to get especially close to nature and provides a meaningful way to share the message about conservation in the state of Iowa. The shows are hands-on, visual and exciting… come see them during the Webster County Fair. – FREE Admission * FREE Children’s Scavenger Hunt after the 1 & 5pm shows Planet Rock from Fort Dodge, Iowa Planet Rock will let the crowd enjoy the old school sound of classic rock the way it was meant to be played at the Webster County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 11 from 8:30 – 11 p.m.. They will take you on a ride from Yesterday through Today with sounds that will bring back memories and remind you why you started loving Music from the very beginning! From Ozzy to No Doubt, Alanis to Hagar, Journey to Tesla, add a little bit of Heart and get to know the group that is…Planet Rock. Band Members include:Nick Rosendahl—Drums/ Vocals,Jeremy Pearson—Bass/Vocals,Jeremy Ober— Guitar/Vocals and Terrilee Bowden—Lead Vocals. on Wildlife Education, Conservation and sustainability of all historically native species to Iowa and the Western Great Lakes region. This educational Jay Anderson’s 1954 Oliver Super 88 Diesel was displayed at the Car Show on Saturday at Laurel Park in Gowrie. Anderson resides in Gowrie. Photo by Jeff Heck. Other entries in the the Gowrie Independence Day Parade on Saturday was the Central Plains FFA group, pictured above and Stewart Trucking, pictured below. Aaliyah Scott was among the many participants in the Southeast Valley Marching Band, a staple of the Gowrie Independence Day Parade on Saturday. Dayton Rodeo Junior Queen Lillie Longhorn waves to the crowd during the Gowrie Independence Day Parade on Saturday. July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS Your Local Church Directory FARNHAMVILLE CALLENDER GOWRIE GOWRIE HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Robert Zellmer, Pastor 9:30 am Sunday Worship 8:30 Sunday School OUR SAVIOUR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor: Jon Rollefson UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Annette Ruhs Kruse, Pastor ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH James G. Davis, Pastor Mondays: Ladies Bible Study 9:30am Armor of God Class 7:00pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday: Community Meal 11:30am FIRST UNITED CHURCH Pastor James H. Chesnutt 10:30 am Sunday Worship Wednesdays: Lunch Bunch, Kids Club in the City Park 11:30-1:00 for all children age 5 and up. Bible story, lunch and fun. MOORLAND UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST James G. Davis, Pastor 8:00 am Sunday Worship OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL Served by the priests of the Webster Co. Catholic parishes Sunday Morning Mass: 10 a.m. BARNUM CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH James G. Davis, Pastor Sunday, Sept 8 6:30 p.m. Worship at Villa Care in Fort Dodge 9:15 am Sunday Worship 10:15 am Fellowship 10:30 Sunday School 11:00 am Adult Forum Thurs., July 9 9:00 AM Women of the Word meet, Fellowship Hall 6:30 PM GriefShare Class, Fireside Room Sat., July 11 9:00 AM Men’s Group, Fireside Room Sun., July 12 9:15 AM Worship 10:15 AM Fellowship Coffee 11:00 AM “Get to Know OSLC”, Fireside Room 8:30 PM Free Outdoor Movie “The Encounter”; public welcome Mon., July 13 9:00 AM Sewing Day 6:30 PM Council Meeting, FiresideRoom Tues., July 14 Youth to Adventureland Wed., July 15 6:30 PM Callender Harvest Day Mtg., Fireside Room LANYON SOMERS EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH Marc Murchison, Pastor UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor James H. Chesnutt 9:30 am - Worship 10:30 am Coffee Fellowship 11 am - Sunday School ~~ Wednesdays: 6 pm - ACTION = A lot of Church Things In One Night 9:00 am Sunday Worship Your Local BUSINESS DIRECTORY 9:30 am Sunday School 10:30 Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Sunday Worship Tuesday, July 7th 1:00 PM Quilters Friday, July 10th 1:00 PM Quilters Sunday, July 12th 9:30 AM Worship (In Sanctuary) 2:30 PM Emmaus Reunion Group 4:30 PM Concert / Potluck in the Park (Phil and Pam Morgan) Monday, July 13th 9:00 AM Small Group Tuesday, July 14th 1:00 PM Quilters Wednesday, July 15th 3:00 PM BINGO at Care Center 6:00 PM Churchwide Prayer Walk Thursday, July 16th 3:00 PM Worship Service at Gowrie Care Center Friday, July 17th 1:00 PM Quilters Sunday, July 19th – Thursday, July 23rd Community Vacation Bible School (Hosted at Zion Lutheran) 11 Wed., July 8 2:30 p.m. Bingo at Care Center Thurs., July 9 9:00 a.m. Women’s Bible Study at church 3:00 p.m. Gowrie Care Center Devotions Sun., July 12 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Cheryl’s Appreciation Coffee McCrary-Rost Clinic Rochelle Guess, ARNP, FNP –C Adam Swisher, DO Kari Swisher, ARNP-C HARCOURT UNITED EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH Craig Vote, Pastor Hours: Monday-Friday 1800 Main, Gowrie, Iowa Phone 352-3891 After Hours: 1-800-262-2614 9:30 am Sunday Worship ~ Mondays: 9:30 am Women's Bible Study. ~ Saturdays: 7 pm Men's Bible Study. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Karen Young, Pastor 9:00 am Sunday Worship HARCOURT FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH Rod Meyer, Pastor ~~ Worship 10:30 am Fellowship 9:30 am Sunday School 9:30 am Thursdays: 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Bible Study at Church Ryan Willison, Farnhamville ROELYN Tuesdays: 7:00 p.m. Evening Bible Study at Dan & Colleen Goodwin’s FULTON LUTHERAN CHURCH James G. Davis, Pastor www.lanyoncovenant.org 515-544-3602 Cell 351-0679 9:15 am Sunday Worship North Central Iowa Classifieds AUCTION Real Estate Auctions Equestrian Estate & Hunting & Rec Land Harpers Ferry, IA 274 Burger 6BR lodge, three log cab Open: 1-4pm Sun July 12, 19. Lansing, IA 77+/- Ac Off Columbus Rd, view at your convenience. Both auction: 4:00PM Fri., Jul. 24 at 274 Burger, Harpers Ferry, IA williamsauction.com 800.982.0425 Buyer's Premium may apply. IA Broker: Dean C. 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This was one of the first rural areas in the United Hope Station was a little depot that was literally out in the middle of a farm field. The town of Lanyon was about a States to get electricity. The problem was this plant generated 25 cycle current. Most currents today are 60 cycle. mile and a half away. This was the junction of the line that went to I have been told that 25 cycle was better for motors, but Rockwell City and north to Fort Dodge. In its early years, the lights flickered. As time went on and people started buying apit was a rather busy place. You could change cars, freight pliances such as washing machines etc. They would not and baggage for Rockwell City or Fort Dodge. When I grew up in the early 40s, we had gas work on 25 Cycle current. As time went on, most of the residential customers converted to 60 cycle. rationing. It was a requirement to conserve gas. The railroad itself and the Gypsum Mills in Fort Living 25 miles from town, we used the interur- ban to get around. I remember going to Grandma’s house Dodge still required 25 cycle. In June 1954, there were disastrous storms in the Des Moines River Valley. with my mother in Boone. The story of the last passenger car running to These trips were fairly frequent. I would say several times a month. Occasionally, we took the trol- Fort Dodge was a story all in itself. The power plant in Fraser was flooded out and ley to Fort Dodge on Sundays. We took the late morning car, spent the afternoon at a movie and then took the late there was no source of 25 cycle current to run the railroad or the Gypsum Mills in Fort Dodge. afternoon car home. While conversion to diesel had begun, there was Occasionally, these cars would be double head- not enough power to run the ers. Double headers are two railroad. cars that are hooked togethThe line leased dieer. ne of the things about Fort sels from other line, passen One of the things Dodge, there was a very ger service was dropped. about Fort Dodge, there was a very sharp circle to sharp circle to turn the car While there was a case to just close the turn the car around. When around. When the car went into the good plant, there was still a need the car went into the circle, circle, the wheels would make a ter- for 25 cycle current so the the wheels would make a house was rebuilt terrible squeal. I am sure rible squeal. I am sure everyone in power over the summer of 1954. everyone in Fort Dodge Fort Dodge could hear it. In mid-September, could hear it. enough power had been As time went on, restored that one Sunday I started to make the trip to my grandparents’ house alone. My parents would drop when the Gypsum Mills were shut down. The line ran a me off at Hope and either pick me up later or come back three car train to Ames then to Fort Dodge. This was the first electric operation on the line since June 1954. the next day on the trolley. I had never ridden the Ames branch before. One day in April 1945, my folks went to a funer- al and they decided I was too young to go to the funeral, Nothing electric had been on this line for many months. The wire was rusty and there were problems keeping the they sent me to my grandparents. I returned on the evening car, where my folks trolley polls on the wire. Just as we got to Lincoln Way by the Memorial met me and informed me that President Roosevelt had Union at Iowa State University, the trolley fell off just as died that afternoon and we now had a new president. As a little kid, I wished I could go to school on a we were crossing Lincoln Way. I was riding in the cab of the middle car. There train. Finally one day, I got my chance. After moving to Boone at Christmas time, the was still one poll on the wire, so the train kept moving holiday season had started. However, the school at Lan- very slowly. I ended up blowing the horn till I finally got yon had one more day left for a Christmas party. So I got someone’s attention. Finally, someone had to hold the trolley on the on the 8:30 a.m. car and rode up to my old school for their wire until we got to downtown Ames. On the way to Fort Christmas party. Someone met me at Hope and drove me Dodge, we had a picnic near the High Bridge. to school. The owner of the Lincoln Restaurant, now the School had started, but the teacher was still out location of Casey’s, had a farm between the Pitchers in the hall waiting for me. By this time, I was getting a little older and on a Bridge and the High Bridge. We somehow climbed up number of occasions I would have the school bus driver the embankment to a pasture where we had a picnic. To this day, I have not figured out where else drop me off at the Hope station. I would walk up the long drive and get a ticket to you could unload a three car train and ask everyone to my grandparents’ place in Boone. I would wait there for climb up the hill. Shortly after this, the line resumed reg40 minutes or so before the late afternoon car showed up. ular electric operation. The Post Office would not return the postal con Shortly before time, a party would show up from Lanyon with the mail and to pick up the Fort Dodge tract. There was still a need to move people and equipnewspapers. On one occasion, my teacher boarded the car ment along the line, so a once a day run was added. It went north from Boone in the morning than south in the and sat down across the aisle from me. After gas rationing ended, people got caught up on re- afternoon. One thing different during this period, there placing their prewar cars. People began to lose interest in the old interur- were freight trains with both diesel and electric. I underban. I never did and I continued to use it when I could. I stand this was not an efficient operation. Somehow, they lost a lot of power. Finally about probably looked forward and enjoyed every trip I took. a year later, the line decided to make the final switch from Boone was the half way point on the line. They electric to diesel. would start out a car at each end of the line. The first week of Sept. 1955, a final excursion The idea was to meet here in Boone. On the west side of Story Street, there was a side track by the Napier was run. I had the opportunity to be on this train. It went Depot. When the south bound car got to Story Street, it south to Kelley than up to Fort Dodge. Again, there was a would back off onto the side track and wait for the north dinner out by the High Bridge. A few days later, the trolley started to come bound car. After the north bound car passed, the conductor down. About this time, the line was bought out by outside would walk out in to Story Street and flag the crossing. interests. Attempts were made to save some of the equipment for history. The new owners were only interested in This procedure continues to this day. Finally, the conductor would get on the car and the scrap value to help pay for the conversion to diesel. As a result, all the equipment was scrapped. call out Boone Station. About 1948, the line attempted to abandon the This was a real shame and should have been prevented. The line continued to provide power to the service, but this was turned down by state regulators. As towns along the line, but this was sold off to other power a result, the number of trips a day were cut from four to interests in the area. two. The power plant was shut down in the late 50s. We still had the morning runs and the late after- noon runs, but nothing in the middle of the day. Also, the The line was then sold to the Chicago & Northwestern cars were painted yellow and this is the way most people Railroad in 1968, bringing to a close the saga of the Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad. remember the cars. They were originally painted red. Streamlined “o ” The Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway was at one time the largest interurban railroad in Iowa. Its red and yellow cars ran 85 miles from Des Moines and Fort Dodge, linking many farming communities. The picture of the railway car was provided. Hey all, Tyler here. This time around, I’m not sharing some grand adventure story, or sharing my thoughts on what’s happening in our wonderful piece of the world. Instead, I want to bring up an issue that’s been bugging me over the past few weeks. I value transparency. In this day and age, I have to be transparent when it comes to things. This idea is certainly not new, as honesty is always the best policy for everyone and anyone in between. I appreciate how honest everyone has with me over the past few weeks, and like I tell everyone who comes up to me, I appreciate both positive and negative feedback. For that, I cannot thank my readers enough. Ladies and gentlemen, you are awesome. In a past edition of the Dayton Review, I caught quite a few typos and errors in my story detailing the Lehigh jail cell story. This was also done throughout other stories as well. On the jail cell, I thoroughly enjoyed writing the story, and had a blast with Doug Linn and Roger Smith. Those two are all around classy guys. From providing the info on how they found the cell and restored it, it was worth telling the tale. And in a prior Tyler’s Take…No, our tent did not “toot.” It flooded. However, I will say that it drew a few chuckles from me while I read the paper the other day. It’s totally cool if you chuckled too. You know what, it’s totally cool if you laughed out loud. It’s no skin off of my nose. But let’s get back to those typos and errors. Lately, whenever I send it in my material, we’ve encountered quite a few errors. Between the emails and documents that are provided and moved around, something gets lost in the translation. It’s nothing that my good friends working with me at the Dayton Review and Gowrie News are responsible for. Simply put, I could legitimately blame a bug in the system. But I don’t want to blame some computer glitch for jarring you from reading all about the cool stories that we write or get sent in from our wonderful contributors. Like any computer glitch or error or what have you, it can be amended and fixed. Our promise to you is to rectify that problem, in any which way possible. If we have to try completely different things to make sure that what I typed on my computer screen (which is typed on a word processor and has no errors whatsoever, I’m more than happy to show you) goes over well to the pages of the paper, we’ll give it a shot. That is me being upfront and honest with you. Much like George Lucas’ thoughts on constantly adding more stuff to Star Wars, the Dayton Review and the Gowrie News are always going to be that work in progress. Our promise is to give everything our best shot and keep finding ways to get better. Frankly, that’s why I’m here and that’s why my teammates are here. We want the Dayton Review-Gowrie News to be better and we want the community to be better. Why? Because you all deserve nothing but the best. Nothing less. Tyler can be reached at [email protected] July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS defeated Guthrie Ogden squad. Game 1: SV 700 GC 000 Game 2: SV 000 Ogden 000 13 Center 8-5 before falling to a stout 001 122 000 000 0 0 0 0 — — — — 10 8 5 6 6 2 4 0 4 10 8 0 Griggs, Harcourt, honored by Dept. of Public Safety The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Iowa DPS’ Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) held a press conference on Thursday, July 2, 2015 to recognize an Iowa State Patrol Trooper for a major milestone in the fight against drugged driving in Iowa. Trooper Marc Griggs, a 22 year veteran of the Iowa State Patrol, has conducted more than 500 Drug Recognition Expert Evaluations (DRE) across central Iowa. Griggs is the first trooper in Iowa to reach that threshold. On hand for the press conference will be several speakers to educate about drugged driving, a growing problem in Iowa, including Iowa DPS Commissioner Roxann Ryan, GTSB Chief Patrick Hoye, DPS’s Division of Narcotics Enforcement (DNE), DPS’ Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Crime Lab and the Iowa Office on Drug Control Policy. Koltan Lundberg, #29 scores a run for the Jaguars as he slides into home plate Friday evening against South Central Griggs was born and raised in Harcourt, and was Calhoun. Photo by Lisa Peterson. a 1989 Central Webster-Dayton graduate. Safe! Jaguars win... Jaguars’ winning streak snapped; rebound over GTRA, SCC By Tyler Anderson Despite seeing their winning streak snapped on Tuesday, the Southeast Valley baseball team recovered quite well. During this week of play, the Jaguars went 4-2, improving to 15-6 overall and 8-1 in the Twin Lakes Conference. • Southeast Valley 5, Newell-Fonda 1: The Southeast Valley baseball team kept up the good work on June 22, defeating Newell-Fonda 5-1 in Fonda. Junior Cade King remained hot for the Jaguars, going 2-3 and hitting a double against the Mustangs. King also had an RBI and a stolen base. Fellow junior Andrew Dorage was on top of his game on the mound, allowing just one hit and striking out 12 batters to earn the victory. Sophomore Dakota Jaeschke had a stellar showing against the Mustangs, going 2-4 with one RBI and two stolen bases. SV 000 000 0 — 1 0 0 N-F 000 000 0 — 5 0 0 • West Bend-Mallard 8, Southeast Valley 1: On June 23 in Gilmore City, the Jaguars had a proverbial hiccup, falling to West Bend-Mallard by the score of 8-1. SV 000 000 0 — 1 0 0 WBM 000 000 0 — 8 0 0 • Southeast Valley 11, Graettinger-Terril/ Ruthven-Ayrshire 1 (six innings): Coming home from a long road trip, the Southeast Valley baseball team made a statement on June 25, defeating GTRA 11-1 in six innings at Jaguar Field in Dayton. Junior Andrew Dorage was huge against the Perfect pitch... Sam Berglund, sophmore for the Jaguars, winds up and pitches. Photo by Lisa Peterson. Titans, hitting a grand slam in the first inning. Senior Dylan Anderson also hit a homer agains the Titans. Spencer Johnson took home the win on the mound. GTRA 000 010 X — 1 4 X SV 401 231 X — 11 9 0 • Southeast Valley 7, South Central Calhoun 4: On June 26, Dorage once again came to play against the other set of Titans, winning striking out five batters in a 9-5 Jaguar victory in Dayton. While Dorage was stellar on the mound, junior Cameron Anderson knocked in a double while King stole two bases against South Central Calhoun. SCC 000 040 0 — 1 5 5 SV 001 240 0 — 7 11 0 • Southeast Valley 8, Guthrie Center 5; Ogden 10, Southeast Valley 0: At the Ogden Tournmanet during Ogden Fun Days on June 27, the Jaguars PROBATE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN WEBSTER COUNTY IN THE MATTER Probate No. ESPR308063 THE ESTATE OF NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT MICHAEL D. JORGENSEN, deceased OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To all persons interested in the estate of Michael D. Jorgensen, deceased, who died on or about June 1, 2015: You are hereby notified that on the 30th day of June , 2015, the last will and testament of Michael D. Jorgensen, deceased, bearing date of January 7, 1992, was admitted to probate in the above named Court and that Charlotte E. Jorgensen was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 30th day of June , 2015. Charlotte E. Jorgensen 3345 Baxter Avenue Gowrie, IA 50543 Executor of Estate Michael F. Mumma MUMMA & PEDERSEN 114 S. Wilson, P.O. Box 310 Jefferson, IA 50129 Attorney for Executor Second Publication: 15 day of July, 2015 Webster County Fair 4-H activities The 2015 Webster County Fair 4-H activities start with judging of the Family & Consumer Sciences, Expressive Arts, Photography, Mechanics and Engineering and Ag & Natural Resources exhibits on Tuesday, July 7. After judging is completed State Fair selections will be made. All exhibits in the 4-H Auditorium will be on display for the duration of the fair. The 4-H Auditorium will be closed Sunday morning, July 12 until noon and closed The Southeast Valley Jaguars are all smiles after a again at 5:00 p.m. Sunday for the evening program. sweet win against South Central Calhoun Friday evening. Wednesday evening will feature the 4-H Style Photo by Lisa Peterson. Show, Webster County Fair Little Miss Contest and the selection of the 2015 Fair 4-H King and Queen. King and Queen candidates are active in their 4-H clubs and must be active in 4-H. They are judged on personality and leadership. Communication entries will be judged as follows: An Open Class Flower Show will be held on Saturday, July 11th, in the East Auditorium during the Webster Educational Presentations and Extemporaneous SpeakCounty Fair, sponsored by the Fort Dodge Federated ing were judged before the fair on Saturday, June 27. Working Exhibits on Saturday, July 11, and Share the Garden Club. Entries are open to anyone except professional ar- Fun on Sunday, July 12. The public is invited to watch rangers and florists. Entries will be taken form 8:00 – 10: any of these events. Livestock exhibits will enter on Wednesday through a.m. with judging to begin at 10:30 a.m. No entry fee. There will be division for floral arrangements; roses; Thursday. Judging will begin Wednesday morning with annuals, perennials and biennials; wild flowers; cactus the dog show and conclude on Sunday afternoon with the and succulents; foliage plants; herbs; shrubs and trees; pets and horse games classes. The evening program on Sunday, July 12 will feabulbs; tubers and container-grown plants. All exhibits should be displayed in clear glass containers suitable to ture the Parade of Champions at 6:30 p.m. followed by the installation of the 2015-2016 Webster County 4-H the size of the specimen. A Junior Division for all categories will include Council. The livestock market auction will take place on Satthose under 18 years of age. All exhibits will receive ribbons with cash prizes urday, July 11 beginning at 7 p.m. in the east auditorium. awarded to division winners and best overall exhibits. All are invited to bid on their favorite 4-H member or FFA member’s premium. Exhibits will be displayed till 4:00 p.m. Come to the Webster County fair and take the opShow guidelines and exhibit preparation information may be obtained at the Webster County Extension office, portunity to observe the judging activities as well as the many exhibits entered by the 4-Hers. 217 South 25th Street, Ste. C-12, Fort Dodge. All smiles... Open class flower show At Webster County Fair... 14 July 8, 2015 WEBSTER CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Regular Meeting June 16, 2015 The Board of Supervisors met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Singer, Fletcher, Dencklau and Campbell. Absent: Leffler. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve minutes of the June 9, 2015 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve wage increase for Chance Copper, Correctional Officer to $14.73 per hour, effective June 19, 2015 per labor agreement. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve salary increase for Alison Hauser, Case Management Supervisor to $56,162.93, effective May 14, 2015, per recommendation of Ken Hays, Coordinator of Disability Services. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve employment status change to Full-time for the Webster County Veterans Affairs Director position effective July 1, 2015, per recommendation of the Veteran Affairs Commission. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign Two-year Labor Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Teamsters Local 238 (Courthouse unit) effective July 1, 2015. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve and authorize Chair to sign Two-year Labor Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Teamsters Local 238 (Jailer unit) effective July 1, 2015. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Two-year Employment Contract and Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Randall J. Will, Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor with an annual increase each year of 2.75 percent; based on performance and job responsibilities. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for Mauer Farm in Section 3, Lost Grove Township; Grettenberg South in Section 19, Dayton Township; Jacob Seil in Section 30, Gowrie Township; and Border Plains Cattle, LLC in Section 28, Lost Grove Township. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve and authorize transfer from General Basic Fund to Secondary Road Fund in the amount of $124,766.00 and from Rural Services to Secondary Road Fund in the amount of $1,059,939.00; per Fiscal Year 2015 adopted budget and certification of taxes. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve transfer from General Basic Fund to General Supplemental Fund in the amount of $147,274.78 for the reimbursed Child Support Recovery Unit employee benefits. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve transfer from General Supplemental to General Basic in the amount of $116,723.00 for court services. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the system for Incident Command during emergencies in Webster County; NIMS command structure is on file and included in the Emergency Plan located at the Webster County Health Department. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Webster County, Iowa for 2015 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Award. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve change in employment status for Tasha Nielsen, Trail and Natural Resource Technician, to full-time, permanent status at a salary of $31,775.00 effective June 15, 2015 per recommendation of the Conservation Board. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve 28E Intergovernmental Contract Agreement between the City of Fort Dodge, Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department and Webster County Conservation Board; a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Fort Dodge for a shared trail position. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer, to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit from Frontier Communications to replace 25 pair telecommunication cable along the west side of National Avenue by boring under creek south of 160th Street in Section 6, Township 89 North, Range 28 West, Cooper Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit from Northern Natural Gas to unload equipment along the east side of Union Avenue and south of 200th Street for emergency repair on property in Section 38, Township 89 North, Range 27 West, Colfax Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit from Northern Natural Gas to complete repair along the south side of 200th Street and east of Vincent Avenue in Section 27, Township 89 North, Range 27 West, Colfax Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve request from City of Vincent to close portion of 1st Street from Marshall Street to Brewster Street from 3:00p.m. to 12:00a.m., Friday, June 19, 2015 for annual firemen’s street dance, subject to City of Vincent being responsible for coordinating and monitoring all necessary and proper traffic control per Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. A Public Hearing was held to vacate four parcels of platted but unopened streets or alleys in Block 8 and Block 10 in the unincorporated Town of Roelyn, Iowa lying in the Southwest Quarter of Section 21, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principle Meridian, Webster County, Iowa described as PARCEL NO. 1: The platted but unopened alley in Block 8, lying between existing Fulton Avenue (a.k.a. 260th Street) and First Street in the Town of Roelyn; PARCEL NO. 2: The platted but unopened alley in Block 10 lying between existing Second Street and platted Third Street in the Town of Roelyn; PARCEL NO. 3: The south half of the platted but unopened portion of Main Street lying north of Block 10, between existing Second Street and platted Third Street, in the Town of Roelyn; and PARCEL NO. 4: The platted but unopened portion of Third Street lying between existing Fulton Avenue (a.k.a. 260th Street) and the platted but unopened portion of Main Street in Block 10 of the Town of Roelyn. No written or oral comments or objections were heard; therefore Chairman Dencklau closed the public hearing. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to adopt the following Resolution: VACATE ROAD AND REVERSION FOR TAXATION RESOLUTION to vacate the following four described parcels of platted streets and/or alleys in the unincorporated Town of Roelyn, Iowa lying in the Southwest Quarter of Section 21, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principle Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, to wit: PARCEL NO. 1: The platted but unopened alley in Block 8, lying between existing Fulton Avenue (a.k.a. 260th Street) and First Street in the Town of Roelyn; PARCEL NO. 2: The platted but unopened alley in Block 10, between existing Second Street and platted Third Street in the Town of Roelyn; PARCEL NO. 3: The south half of the platted but unopened portion of Main Street lying north of Block 10, between existing Second Street and platted Third Street, in the Town of Roelyn; and PARCEL NO. 4: The platted but unopened portion of Third Street lying between existing Fulton Avenue (a.k.a. 260th Street) and the platted but unopened portion of Main Street in Block 10 of the Town of Roelyn. WHEREAS, on May 26, 2015 a motion to initiate vacation of the above described parcels was passed by the Webster County Board of Supervisors and in accordance with Chapter 306 of the Code of Iowa, a date was set for a hearing by the Webster County Board of Supervisors and legal action was served on all interested parties and said notice did state the hearing was set during their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. in the Supervisors Board Room, Webster County Courthouse, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, and WHEREAS, said hearing was held on the above-mentioned date and no written objections were filed and no oral concerns were presented. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, does hereby vacate the above four described parcels of platted streets and/or alleys, subject to the right of a utility association, company, or corporation to continue in possession of a right of way in use at the time of the vacation. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Attorney’s Office shall take any action necessary to convey the County’s interest in the above described parcels to the appropriate, adjoining property owners of each parcel as permitted by Iowa Code. Attest: s/Carol Messerly s/Keith Dencklau Webster County Auditor Chairperson, Board of Supervisors Motion carried unanimously. THE GOWRIE NEWS Denny Habben discussed County held Tax Sale Certificate in Dayton, Iowa. No action taken. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Campbell to allow claims. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously. s/Carol Messerly Webster County Auditor s/Keith Dencklau Chairperson, Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting June 23, 2015 The Board of Supervisors met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Singer, Fletcher, Dencklau, Campbell and Leffler. Absent: None. Moved by Leffler, seconded by Campbell to approve minutes of the June 16, 2015 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve wage increase for Deborah Schmehr, Case Manager to $18.40 per hour, effective June 20, 2015 per salary schedule. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign Two-year Labor Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Teamsters Local 238 (Deputy Sheriff’s unit) effective July 1, 2015. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Leffler to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for Grettenberg North in Section 8, Dayton Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Leffler, seconded by Campbell to approve request from the City of Gowrie to waive the delinquent taxes, including interest and cost against the commercial property now acquired by the City and located at 1107 Beek Street, Gowrie Incorporated. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve Class B Beer Permit Application for Backpocket Brewing, LLC, effective July 20, 2015. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit from MidAmerican Energy Company to replace underground electric cable at 2551 Oak Avenue between Sections 20 and 21, Township 88 North, Range 28 West, Otho Township. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit from Midland Power Cooperative to rebuild overhead electric line along west side of Easter Avenue in Sections 22 and 27, and along south side of 380th Street in Section 26, all in Township 86 North, Range 30 West, Gowrie Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Leffler to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit from Midland Power Cooperative to extend overhead electric line along south side of 400th Street in Section 31 and along east side of Nelson Avenue in Section 32, all in Township 86 North, Range 28 West, Dayton Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Leffler, seconded by Campbell to approve and authorize Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2016 Roadway Maintenance Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for roads within Brushy Creek State Park as requested by authorized Department of Natural Resources personnel. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Campbell, seconded by Singer to approve request from Central Iowa Enduro Riders and Iowa Enduro Riders Association to temporary close and utilize approximately eight miles of county roads southeast of Lehigh from 9:00A.M. to 3:00 P.M., August 15-16, 2015, subject to said sponsors filing an acceptable Certificate of insurance and being responsible for coordinating and monitoring all necessary traffic control per Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Singer, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract documents with Progressive Structures, LLC, Elkader, Iowa for the following three bridge replacement projects: L-700560—73-94 on 280th Street 2200 feet west of Carter Avenue over Drainage Ditch #70; L-791620—73-94 on 300th Street 1100 feet east of Indiana Avenue over Drainage Ditch #5 and L-803307—73-94 in Carter Avenue 1800 feet north of 280th Street over Drainage Ditch #70. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Leffler to approve and authorize Chair to sign two-year Labor Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Public Professional and Maintenance Employees, Local 2003 (Secondary Road Employees Association) effective July 1, 2015. (Copy on file in Engineer’s and Auditor’s offices). Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Leffler, seconded by Campbell to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously. s/Carol Messerly Webster County Auditor s/Keith Dencklau Chairperson, Board of Supervisors Webster County Claims Register Report for 06-16-2015 A PLUS AUTO GLASS OUTSIDE REPAIRS 494.27 ABC PEST CONTROL INC pest control 62.00 ACCESS SYSTEMS LEASING copier system lease 191.11 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC hardware maintenance contracts 256.87 AGSOURCE LABORATORIES well water kits 375.00 ALLIANCE CONNECT LLC phone service 2,276.24 ALLIANT ENERGY UTILITIES 50.05 ALLSCRIPTS SUPPORT 1,035.02 AMHOF, ROXANNE mileage 49.35 ANDERSON, KATHERINE mileage 324.98 ANDERSON, MINDY cell phone reimbusement 25.00 ANDREWS, JULIE mileage 22.05 APPLEWHITE DENTAL PARTNERS, dental services 97.22 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES, SHED SUPPLIES 162.63 BALDRIDGE, RYAN mileage 113.40 BARRIER GROUP software maintenance contracts 300.00 BATES, GINGER reimbursement for supplies 38.81 BECKER, JESSE FUEL 49.39 BEMRICH ELECTRICAL INC service 67.00 BENSON, JENNIFER mileage 113.40 BERRY advertising 69.00 BIRDSELL, TAMARA mileage 300.63 BLACK HILLS ENERGY UTILITIES 176.74 BLUE RIBBON PELHAM WATERS, SHED SUPPLIES 45.00 CALHOUN COUNTY ECA LIGHTING 9.75 CASEY'S GENERAL STORES INC., FUEL 3,410.26 CENTRAL IA JUVENILE DET CENTER, DETENTION SER. 11,032.00 CENTRAL IOWA DISTRIBUTING INC., supplies 177.50 CITIZENS CENTRAL meals on wheels 107.00 COCHRANE, TONI ZEHR salary 3,041.00 COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER voucher program 20.00 CONDON, KRISTINE mileage 134.73 CONSOLIDATED MANGEMENT CO INC., food service 6,389.76 CORBIN INC, DAN CONSULTING FEES 7,566.52 COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES allocation 512,267.00 CRIMMINS WELDING & FABRICATION., tv stands 128.89 CRITES, CHARLOTTE CLINIC CLEANING 350.00 DANIEL TIRE COMPANY TIRE REPAIR 554.20 DAYTON REVIEW legal 41.80 DE LAGE LANDEN copier lease 142.73 DEARBORN NATIONAL life insurance 565.76 DELL MARKETING LP dell toner cartridges 934.06 DEYTA LLC hhcahps fee 90.00 DIGITY MEDIA LLC radio advertisement 680.00 DOOLITTLE OIL CO INC OIL 2,481.00 DOROTHY R. BROOKS TRUST ROW ACQUISITION 3,575.36 DOUBLE M SIGNS UNIT 3 DECAL 40.00 EASTWOOD, BRITTANY mileage 10.41 EDMAN, ALISHA mileage 53.55 ELDORA PHARMACY, PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES 1,322.02 ELECTRICAL MATERIALS CO STOCK 156.29 ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING rent 4,147.80 EVANS, PAM rent & expense 400.00 EYESOPENIOWA conference registration 200.00 FAMILY PET MEDICAL CENTER, k-9 medicine 25.50 FARNHAM, TRENT REPAIRS 298.44 FASTENAL COMPANY STOCK 401.38 FETROW REPORTING INC depositions 98.80 FIDLAR TECHNOLOGIES INC vinyl jackets 600.00 FILTER CARE FILTER CLEANED 16.20 FITZGERALD, JANE transcript 9.50 FORBES, SCOTT mileage 146.48 FORCE AMERICA INC STOCK 38.96 FORT DODGE ASPHALT SHOULDERING 99,840.92 FORT DODGE FORD INC oil change 35.51 FORT DODGE MACHINE & SUPPLY, STOCK & PARTS 1,133.51 FORT DODGE POLICE DEPARTMENT, forfeiture money 1,925.00 FORT DODGE WATER DEPT water 168.52 FOUR OAKS INC SHELTER SERVICES 1,446.15 FRANK DUNN CO., HIGH PERFORMANCE PATCH 1,442.00 FREEMAN, SUSAN wages 695.73 FRONTIER phone system 19,304.95 GADBURY, JANET E mileage 26.25 GALLS/QUARTERMASTER SUPPLIES 266.00 GARGANO, MARK medical examiner expense 200.00 GEHLHAUSEN, DAWN mileage 338.43 GENE MOELLER OIL COMPANY, fuel 38.02 GEOCOMM INC new mapping for cad 97,687.00 GOLDFIELD COMM SERVICES CORP., internet charges 39.95 GOODNER, BRENDA mileage 300.30 GOVCONNECTION INC office supplies 4,227.06 GOWRIE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, UTILITLES 132.53 GOWRIE NEWS legal 41.80 GRAY SANITATION SANITATION 44.00 GRELL, MELISSA mileage 231.85 GROUP SERVICES INC safe-t fund 15,000.00 GURNETT, TERESA mileage 47.78 H & M EXTERIORS & LANDSCAPPING, mowing 80.00 HAGARTY WACHOFF GRARUP funeral services 700.00 HAILA ENG GROUP LTD lec court room remodel 1,758.68 HALFWASSEN, ANGIE phone 25.00 HAMILTON COUNTY SHERIFF serve papers 4.00 HANNA, LAURA mileage 329.18 HAUSER, ALISON mileage 36.35 HAWKEYE LEGAL SERVICES INC., serve papers 20.00 HAYS, KENNETH A travel expenses 114.82 HEITRITTER, TRACEY wages 1,445.40 HENDERSON PRODUCTS INC STOCK & PARTS 62.00 HEPP, BLAINE contracted wages 2,527.93 HIWAY PRODUCTS INC GUARDRAIL MATERIALS 212.50 HIWAY TRUCK EQUIP CO PARTS 51.12 HOUSEHOLDER, ELIZABETH phone 25.00 HOWELL, HALEY mileage 193.53 HOWELL, JULIE A mileage 140.50 HUGGHINS, CATHY wages 925.00 HYVEE INC wellness program supplies 181.82 ICEA REGISTRATION 60.00 IDDA county dues 4,000.00 IMWCA work comp policy 46,822.74 INFO DOG SECURITY LLC shredding 68.95 INLINE SERVICE LLC LABOR & PARTS 720.43 IOWA AUTO SUPPLY bulbs 1.95 IOWA COUNTY ATTORNEY'S prolaw 6,735.00 IOWA DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, courses 200.00 IOWA DIVISION OF LABOR SERVICE, BOILER INSPECTION 80.00 IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES SUPPLIES 383.80 IPAC fy member fees 2,004.00 ISACA TREASURER meeting 175.00 JIM'S SERVICE INC fuel 258.97 JOHNSON CONTROLS INC services 69,585.00 JOHNSON LAW FIRM attorney fees 500.00 JONES, REBECCA mileage 110.78 JOSTEN, KATHLEEN A cell phone 25.00 JRG SUPPLY INC crate 51.95 KASTENDIECK, JOHN labor 3,400.00 KAVANAUGH, LINDSAY mileage 122.59 KERWIN, LINDA mileage 134.73 KIMBALL MIDWEST STOCK 148.71 KITTLESON, VALERIE mileage 332.85 KONICA MINOLTA PREMIER copier lease 495.96 LEHIGH VALLEY COOP TELE UTILITIES 176.90 LEHIGH, CITY OF UTILITIES 255.36 LIGHTEDGE SOLUTIONS INC computer services/internet 210.40 LINCOLN, JANEL salary 420.00 LISKA, LACCEY mileage 63.00 LIZER, SHEILAH conference & mileage 427.44 MAIL SERVICES LLC renewals 1,233.11 MARCO INC copier lease 1,521.12 MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS, D20 SHOULDERING 76,294.23 MARTIN'S FLAG COMPANY FLAGS 175.40 MASTER BLASTER INC OUTSIDE SERVICES 1,950.00 MATHESON TRI-GAS INC WELDING SUPPLIES 206.43 MCGILL, ANDREW L school of instruction 102.50 MCINTYRE, BRAD mileage 174.83 MEDIACOM cable 178.69 MENARDS - FORT DODGE first aid kit 67.62 MICHAEL, BRETT wages 1,600.66 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY sirens 412.57 MIDWEST BREATHING AIR LLC, inspection 135.00 MIDWEST WHEEL CO STOCK 947.93 NANNIGA, JOHN crisis response 475.00 NAPA AUTO PARTS STOCK & PARTS 37.86 NAPA AUTO SUPPLY STOCK & PARTS 373.34 NAPIER, SHELLY mileage 95.55 NELSON, ERIN wages 487.08 NEW CO-OP INC., rebate fy15 per development agreement 18,456.08 NEW SIOUX CITY IRON CO SHOP TOOLS 135.89 NICHOLS, TRICIA mileage 176.73 OFFICE ELEMENTS office supplies 4,020.43 OLSON, STACI medical examiner expense 50.00 O'REILLY AUTO PARTS STOCK & PARTS 255.20 PEDERSON SANITATION GARBAGE 88.00 PETTY CASH SHERIFF postage 158.11 PHILLIPS, MICHELLE M TRANSCRIPT BOND 140.00 PITNEY BOWES INC supplies 475.09 POLK COUNTY SHERIFF summons/petition 35.70 POSTMASTER stamps 196.00 PRAIRIE ENERGY COOPERATIVE, LIGHTING 104.11 PRESCOTT, KARI mileage 147.00 PRESERVE IOWA SUMMIT conference 50.00 PRINTING SERVICES INC. SUPPLIES 942.00 PROSECUTING ATTYS TRAINING COO, forfeiture money 550.00 PROSHIELD FIRE PROTECTION, FIRE EXTINQUISHERS 76.00 R & J MATERIAL HANDLING LTD, OUTSIDE SERVICES 2,475.03 RAVE MOBILE SAFETY smart 911 10,000.00 RESERVE ACCOUNT postage 2,500.00 RIAL, KRISTINE L mileage 90.30 RIPPERGER, ALLISON mileage 94.50 RJ ASC LLC rent & expense 400.00 ROGER'S TIRE SERVICE TIRES & TIRE REPAIR 8,723.97 ROYAL PROPERTIES LLC rent 1,400.00 RYAN DIAGNOSTICS INC lead care II test kits 2,100.00 SANOFI PASTEUR INC vaccines 182.40 SAXTON, JAMIE mileage 70.74 SCHOON, KAREN L phone 50.00 SCHUSTER, MARY rent & expense 400.00 SENECA COMPANIES tank closure activities 16,713.00 SHEDA, JENNIFER mileage 30.78 SHIELD TECHNOLOGY CORP shieldware rms software 700.00 SHIMKAT MOTOR COMPANY,OIL CHANGES & TIRE ROTATION 117.90 SIBBITT, DANI mileage 163.60 SIGN-UP LTD intersection & residence signs 34.05 SMITH DDS, DUANE dental services 78.81 STAPLES ADVANTAGE office supplies 1,056.30 STAR ENERGY LLC FUEL 5,778.87 ST. MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE, MEDICAL EXAMINER EX. 5,086.50 STEIN, SHEILA mileage 46.46 STOREY KENWORTHY/MATT PARROTT, office supplies 355.89 STRATFORD GRAVEL INC GRANULAR MATERIALS 12,224.16 STRINGER, AMY microphone for computer 8.30 THE MESSENGER tax sale publication 4,988.13 THOMPSON, RICK rent 50.00 TIMMERMAN, SUSAN mileage 691.23 TOWN & COUNTRY VETERINARY CLIN, dog pound 184.58 TRUCK COUNTRY OF IOWA PARTS & STOCK 411.38 TURNKEY CORRECTIONS lease 180.00 TWIST & SHOUT advertising 50.00 TYLER TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE 10,415.25 UBBEN, COURTNEY mileage 28.88 UNITED STATES CELLULAR cell phone 974.53 UNITY POINT CLINIC OCC MED, DRUG TESTING 148.00 UNITY POINT HEALTH medical examiner expense 1,444.68 UNITY POINT HEALTH TRMC DRUG TESTING 160.00 UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY, contracted services 90.00 UTLEY, LACEY mileage 110.25 VERIZON WIRELESS service 1,831.04 W & H COOP OIL COMPANY FUEL 32,968.16 WAHKONSA MANOR rent 25.00 WALMART COMMUNITY supplies 294.22 WALTERS SANITARY SERVICE INC., garbage service 163.57 WEBSTER CALHOUN COOP TELE, 911 circuits 740.61 WEBSTER CO TELECOMMUNICA, reimbursement for smart 911 business 100.30 WEBSTER COUNTY ATTORNEY, forfeiture money 1,100.00 WEBSTER COUNTY EMS pass through 6,506.00 WEBSTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPT, ema hours 230.00 WEBSTER COUNTY SHERIFF transportation 705.65 WELLS FARGO REMITANCE CENTER, conference 4,071.69 WEST PAYMENT CENTER west information charges 477.30 WITTE, JOEL cell phone reimbursement 25.00 WOODLEY FUNERAL SERVICE LLC., funeral services 700.00 WOOLSTOCK MUTUAL TELEPHONE, computer services/internet 159.85 WUEBKER, JENNIFER mileage 28.88 YOUTH SHELTER CARE SHELTER SERVICES 2,192.55 ZIEGLER INC PARTS & STOCK 167.02 July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS 15 The Blank Park Zoo brought many animals for the children to see including this beautiful colored Parrot. Many children gathered in the Gowrie Community Center as the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines visits the Gowrie Public Library for Story hour on Thursday, June 25. Community Pharmacy offers Medication Therapy Management In January 2015 Carol Laidler was suffering from stomach pain. A diagnosis of Type II diabetes had previously been controlled through diet and exercise, but the disease intensified, causing her to begin taking medicine. She experienced an upset stomach but didn’t become overly concerned. Then her triglyceride (a type of fat found in the blood which convert to energy between meals) levels went haywire, Carol was prescribed another medication to control them. Additionally, she was taking potassium to rectify a deficiency in her system. The three medications interacted and caused Carol to have intense stomach pain. She contacted registered pharmacist Jane Moeller at Community Pharmacy and asked her to evaluate her medications. Community Pharmacy offers a new service to patients called Medication Therapy Management (MTM). Carol met with Jane and Megan Snyder, PharmD. They went over Carol’s health profile, analyzing all her health issues and the medications she takes to control them. The results were changes in Carol’s medication. The medicine she takes for her triglycerides was swapped for a different prescription, the medicine she takes for her potassium was changed to a more easily The cost of the program is covered on the Medicare Part D Plan. “Every insurance plan has different criteria. Check with your insurance company to find out if MTM is a covered service,” advises Moeller. “If it is not covered under Medicare, this service is available for a fee.” To learn more about Medication Therapy Management or to set an appointment, call Community Pharmacy at 712-464-7281. swallowed tablet, and the medicine she takes for diabetes was changed to a time-release version. Carol’s stomach pain disappeared. “The medical providers know your health issues. The pharmacists know the drugs. They all have to work together to make a person healthy,” says Laidler. Jane Moeller attributes the changes in the services pharmacies offers to the changing attitudes of Americans. “We are showing more interest in maintaining our health. In a national survey, 80% of responses indicated Americans expect to be more active in managing their health than ever before. At Community Pharmacy we are responding to that expectation and providing the MTM program.” The MTM program the patient’s healthcare team which includes the patient, their medical provider and the pharmacist. “It’s all about the patient and healthy outcomes. After analyzing the patient’s medical profile and medications used to control chronic conditions, we send our suggestions for any changes in medications to the patient’s medical provider. Together, the team decides on the best option,” explains Moeller. “So begins a new era in pharmacy - helping patients to better utilize their medications and to enjoy a healthier life.” FUELING FREEDOM America was founded on freedom, independence and the ability for each person to have a choice. Your choice to choose a cleaner fuel and a brighter future. Your choice to say no to foreign oil and yes to ethanol. This July 4th and all year ‘round, POET invites you to be a part of America’s ethanol movement for energy independence. 877.351.CORN POET.COM/GOWRIE Megan Snyder, PharmD, and Jane Moeller, RPh, flank Carol Laidler who utilized the Medication Therapy Management service at Community Pharmacy. Working with Carol and her medical provider, the pharmacists found alternative medications to eliminate Carol’s stomach pain. 16 July 8, 2015 THE GOWRIE NEWS Marsha Farnham, owner of Farm & Town Insurance throws candy with her son, Grant during the Gowrie Indence day parade Saturday. Gowrie Indepence Day Parade 2015 Heartland Bank won most Most Patriotic award in the Gowrie Parade on the 4th of July. Pastor Annette Kruse, left, and Sybil Smith prepare for the Old Fashioned Chicken Dinner at the Gowrie United Methodist Church on Saturday. The event was well attended. Photo by Jeff Heck. Thank You For Your Business Call me to talk about old crop or new crop marketing strategies or our diversified contracts! Pat Lybyer, your grain marketing expert, covering Webster County Cell: 515-370-0883 [email protected] Trading Floor: (877) 778-2226 We are looking forward to serving you this fall!
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