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Lyon County News, Inc. Page 2 June 17, 2010 Summer Night of Music at Hope Reformed Church Hope Reformed Church, rural George, Iowa will present their Summer Night of Music Sunday, IJune, 20 at 7:00 p.m. Come and hear Sound of the Trumpet . The concert will include a blend of traditional hynms, and contemporar3 praise and worship First Baptist Vacation Bible School Imusic. This past week Vacation Bible School was held at the First Baptist Church with the theme "Backstage with the Ebenezer Presbyterian Vacation Bible School ,, The public is cordially invit, ed to Bible". It was held each evening with the program on Thursday evening. attend this "Night of Music'. Root Preschool was taught by Charlotte Jurrens, helpers Kristi DeBoer, Jessica DeBoer and Jodi Schrick. Students This past week Ebenezer Presbyterian Church hosted their vacation Bible school with the theme High Seas Beer Floats will be served were Jesse DeGroot, Cole denHoed, Andrew Eben, Karson Jurrens, Louise Meyer, Morgan Meyer, Billi Jo Expedition". 3-4 years old & TK were Kendra Timmerman, teacher; helpers Jacee Johnsori and Bailey Sprock; following the concert. Middendorp, Bobbi Jo Middendorp and Devon Stowell. Kindergarten & lit Grade teachers were Sandy Doeden Ava Bonestroo, Whylee Steenhoven, Hannah Storm, Mya Storm, Carley Koerselman, Alden Allen, Kami Gerken, and Jenn Stowell. Students were Kasey deBoer, Elizabeth Eben, Abigail Mouw, Will Richter, Jace Schrick, Jack Koersehnan, Dayna Petersen, Mallor,z. Post, Sean Dykstra and Shealyn Denekas. lit and 2nd Grade were Trevor Doeden, Brandon Honkomp, Timothy Kramer, Elijah Kruse, Kalen Meyer, Collin Mouw, Micah Oaken, Nathan Kruse, Cleone Kruse and Ashley VanderBrink, teachers; helper was Karrie Meyerhoff; Kailey Sprock, $246,826 to Iowa Of" Jacob Pytleski and Emma Stratman. 2nd & 3rd Grade teachers were Julie Kramer and Crystal PeBoer. Students Mason Post, MacKensie Post, Karli Petersen, Alex Bonestroo, Lauren Jurrens, and Brayden Smith. 3rd and 4th. rice of Drug Control were Dax DeGroot, Jarrett Meyer, Thomas Doeden, Whitney Groote, Brandon Kramer, Samuel Kramer, Noah Grade was Jessica Hinsch, teacher; and Ben Conaway, helper; Wynona Steenhoven, Kayla Gerken, Courtney Kruse, Brandi Middendorp, Morgan Paulsen, and Autumn Stowell. 4th, 5th & 6th Grade teachers were Tuna Dykstra, Seth Sprock, Cole Riemersma, Blake Johnson and Julia Storm. 5th and 6th Grade was Cathy Bonestroo, WASHINGTON - Chuck Meyer and Alyssa denHoed. Students were Jillian DeBoer, Aaron. Hayenga, Trace Kooiman, Hannah Kramer, teacher; and Jason Bonestroo, helper; Alicia Bonestroo, Greta Ackerman, Jaeda Storm, Maitland Dykstra, Kiely Grassley said on June 15 that the U.S. Kane Spencer, Ashley DeBoer, Darien Middendorp, Tanner Nagel, Grant Paulsen, Jesse Schrick and J.C. Sippel. Gerken, Laura Heibult, Conner Jurrens, Breanna Smith and Whitney Steenhoven. Department of Justice has awarded a Directors were Deb Middendorp and Dawn Hayenga $246,826 grant for the Iowa Resi- Lyon County News Photos. Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm hosts June 30 field day dential Substance Abuse Treatment took to Egg for Affordable Nutrition for State Prisoners Program. CALUMET, IOWA Plan now to northwest Iowa share their experi- of rainfall on the land, collecting The Iowa Governors Office of attend the annual Iowa State Uni- ences in a. question and answer surface water runoff and subsurface Drug Control Policy will use the May is National Egg Month! eggs provide one of the lowest-cost Need Your Film versity Northwest Iowa Research session. They will discuss how they drainage. - Celebrate bychoosingeggsfortheir sources of vitamin A, calcium, Developed? Farm field day on Wednesday, June make strip-tillage work in their op- The field day is open to the funds to develop and implement sub- versatility, nutritional benefits, and vitamin B12, riboflavin, zinc, fiber, 30. The day will be a full of infer- eration and what they have learned, public and is free , CCA credits are stance abuse treatment programs in affordability per serving. No other and high-quality protein. Every $1 Bring them to th mation and presentations, but divid- Strip-till equipment from several available for this event. The North- state and local correctional and de- protein source can feed a family of spent on eggs contains 38 grams of N ed into two distinct parts. The Re- manufacturers will be on display west Research Farm is located one- tention facilities and to create and four for less than $1.50, approxi- high-quality protein, at only 70 search Farm is located south of along with company representatives quarter mile east of Highway 59 on maintain community-based aftercare mutely $0.15 per serving! calories apiece. services for offenders. Eggs provide more bang for your For families looking to save on Calumet in O'Brien County. to answer questions. B-62, two miles south of Calumet "Substance abuse treatment can help lower the recidivism rate of re- buck-both nutritionally and food costs, it is important to The field day will begin at 9:30 The Iowa Learning Farm Con- in O'Brien County. For more infer- leased prisoners," Grassley said. economically. Research shows that remember that cutting back doesn't a.m., after registration and coffee, servation Station will also be at the mation about this event, contact Each year, thousands of local Iowa eating eggs at the start of the day can have to mean sacrificing'healthful with an update on the research pro- farm all day. Through demonstra- ISU Extension Field Agronomist organizations, colleges and universi- help families feel more satisfied and foods. Choose eggs for balanced jects conducted on the farm. Atten- tions, pictures, computer anima- Joel DeJong at 712-546-7835. energized, and eat less throughout nutrition and a balanced budget. For They are sent to Harold'sdees will then tour the farm and tions, three dimensional interactive Iowa Learning Farm is a partner- ties, individuals and state agencies the day. Eggs contain high-quality delicious, low-cost egg recipes and tobe developed, discuss topics including: potassium displays, video and sound, people ship between the Iowa Department apply for competitive grants from the federal government. The funding is protein and provide body and mind more information on how to include and phosphorus placement re- of all ages can learn why Iowa's of. Agriculture and Land Steward- then awarded based on each local energy families need to keep going the incredible, edible, low-cost egg search; aphid management in corn water' and soils are precious and ship, Iowa State University Exten- organization or individual's ability throughout busy days. in .your family's diet, call 1-877- and soybeans; agricultural land how they can help preserve and sion, Leopold Center for Sustain- to meet criteria set by the federal Eggs are an affordable nutrient- IOWAEGG or visit www.iowaegg .-,drainage and more. protect these natural resources, able Agriculture, Iowa Natural Re- entity, rich food, containing 13 vitamins .ore. After a complimentary noon Visitors can see the Conservation sources Conservation Service, and and minerals. Research shows that lunch sponsored by the Iowa Learn- Station for free and will learn about Iowa Department of Natural Re- ing Farm, the afternoon will focus soil, water, crop residue, prairies sources; in cooperation with Con- . on strip-tillage. At 1:00 p.m. a pa- and wetlands. It also has a rainfall Servation Districts of Iowa and the I, raning a t it of rargr' pa t nrW Written by Beatrice Monkemeier nel of farmers who strip-till in simulator, demonstrating the affects Iowa Farm Bureau. 1970 '- Milaia Bragge,Ja-. Editor and Mrs. Harry Jansen reporting to putting out the. fire by 1:30 a.m. ness moved a later to the Jay Sudenga, co-owner of the com- Sunday morning. The company is old P.M. S~3;ter building where Hire New Man at George Bank:piny. Mr. Sudenga notified the owned by Floyd and Jay Sudenga Mr. Swyter had fiis grocery store The George State Bank "has George Fire Department and also and'employs over 100 people, for many years. announced that it is adding a new notified the Lyon County Sheriff, Louie Heeren began his grocery man to its staffat the bank.who in turn notified Rock Rapids Long-time Town Businessman business in the Swy er building and Retires: moved across the street as a Coun- James L. Cuttell of Marion, Iowa Fire Department. Main street of George has lost a cil Oak store and Heeren Produce will begin employment at the bank The two departments with two . long time business man who was on on Monday, February 16. Mr. trucks each were able tp save a new the George business scene forwent into the Swyter building. AI, when asked about his future Cuttell is a native of Spencer, Iowa paint building which was only five forty-seven and one-half years, plans said, "I'm going to retire and and graduated form the Royal High feet to the east of the 40' by 50' with the retirement of A1 Heeren, School in 1960. structure that was completely des- who sold his business, Heeren Pro- have fun, go fishing, camping and He is a graduate of Morningside troyed by the fire. duce to Mr. and Mrs. Amos Geer- take inn few ball games and spend College in Sioux City in 1964 with Loss of the building and its con- des, effective August 1st. my winters in Arizona and the south." a degree in Business Administra- tents was estimated at $12,000 by AI Heeren was born and raised in tion. He has worked for the Iowa Heeren Produce was one of the Mr. Sudenga. Along with the cor- Little Rock and came to George in first firms to take Gooch Feed State Department of Banking out of rugated steel building, barrels of February of 1923 with his wife and franchise, having been a feed Mason City for three years as se- paint and paint thinners (a new cond man of a four man crew. He their son, Louie, who was twodealer for this firm for over 33 shipment arriving just this week) years old. The business began in years. Mr Heeren said, "I hope the was promoted to examiner in 1968 painting equipment, air compressor the building across the street from new owners, Amos and Rose Geer- and has been in charge of the ex- and a bulk feed truck body that was the News Office where the newdes, will continue to have the fine amination of twenty banks, being readied for painting were all Post Office now stands. The busi- patronage that I have enjoyed these He is married and has two destroyed, ness started as a produce business many years, and I know that Amos daughters, ages one and three. The Mr. Sudenga said that only where cream and eggs were bought, and Rose will be able to handle the family plans to move to George the through the efforts of the two fire The business later moved to a firm, as they have worked for me first part of February and will live departments and the wind being in building that is presently the park- the last ten years and should know in the house owned by Wilfred the southeast and the rain that fell ing lot of Louie's I.G.A. store on the produce and feed business. Wortman who has recently moved prior saved the new paint building Main Street. This building was to Rochester, Minnesota. that is only five feet to the east. owned by Joe Roth, Sr. The busi- Fire Destroys Building at Damage to this building was July 4th Parade and Kiddie Parade Entries are due by Sudenga Industries: warped sheet metal and cooked Fire of unknown origin destroyed insulation on the inside. Monday, ] 21 the old paint building at the Mr. Sudenga said the buildings at ..--.. ---..--.'--'" "--'" "--''--', --" une Sudenga Industries industrial tom- the factory site had appeared nor- The community of Qeorge would like to Invite you and/or your organization to participate In plex northeast of George last Sun- mal when he looked Out of the this year's ,th of July parade. Our theme for this year Is day morning, window of his home, just prior to "SpIish Splash a 4th of July Bash." The blaze was first discovered when the neighbors alerted him shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday about the fire. 'lifo parade wUl begin I =OO p.m. on Monday, July S. night, with Mrs. George Kruger The fire departments finished Check-ln times for the parade will be between 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. at the United Farmers Coop Office on the South end of Haln Street. When you check-in you will be given your parade number for the line-up. 10wa Recreational Trail hostsLevel 1:11-11:50 Kally Modder Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Kennedy Zondon Eijah Rettin 1: Churches and Organizations 4. Animals Annual Fun Run and Walk HadleYosiah BurdsallMadsen Level 3:11-11:50 2. Commercial 5. Antique Vehicles tatt Krull Caleb Burdsall 3.0Ut-of-Town Monday d uly 5, 2010 Alex Munich Brayden Smith For safety reasons, we ask that you do not throw candy from your float, in conjunction with the George 4th of July Celebration Madden Krull Instead we would encourage walkers with your float. Kaitlyn Thlets Level 4:10-10:50 Registrations are due by Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. Kylie Henrichs Mikeala Buns Monday, June 21 Races begin at 8:00 a.m. Billi Jo Middendorp Mariah Buus Please send parade entry forms to DeAnna Krull, 1949 lay Ave., George, Iowa 51237 or email them to ller at Entry Fee: $15 (before J u ne 21 ) Bobbi Jo M iddendorp Myles Master If you have any questions, please call DeAnna at 712-475-3672. Matthew Hansmann $20 (after June 21) Level 2:10-10:50 Julia Storm Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers Quinn Master Naive and Contact Irfformation: in each of the age and gender brackets. Brayden Janssen Level 5:9-9:50 Slogan (ff any): All participants will receive a T-Shirt and refreshments. Carson Madsen Kayla Gerken The race is held on the recreational trail in George,. Sam Fugitt Mackenzie Fugitt beginning at the intersection of L-14 and A-34. Caleb DeWit Riders on Entry: For more information or to pre-register contact Kristi Landis Lillian Burdsalt Level 6:9-9:50 at 712-475-2862 or e-mail Mason Burg Miranda Leemkuil Description of Entry you would like announced: , Ayden Klein Mariah Leemkuil BrYnn Krull Dhalten Dirks Category: (circle one) Churches and Organizations CommercialOut-of-TownAntique Vehicles ' Animals Jordan Munson L Innm~lBu ~ aB I ~ I B~n I I ~U Ill I ~nmm Inl B I II I I