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Since 1877!

Home of Dayton Rodeo - Gateway to Des Moines River Valley

Vol. 139, No. 23

Earl Hanson, rural Dayton, is shown with his 1958
John Deere 620 tractor. Photo by Jeff Heck.

Dayton Alumni
Banquet committee
planning 2017 event

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Door prize winners

at Old Engine Days


Door prize winners were announced at Old
Engine Days. Door prize winners were:

Larry McCabe, Dayton speedway t-shirt;
Randy Danielson,
gift certificate at Iron Saddle Saloon;

Mindy Ott, cowboy 5-K T-shirt; Ron Pederson, gift certificate at Dayton Community Grocery;

Larry McCabe, Skoglund Auto T-shirt; Wayne
Lussman, Dayton Museum T-shirt; Travis Reiling, Iron
Saddle gift certificate;

Brian Strandberg, Skoglund Auto T-shirt; Paul
Bloomquist, DCG gift certificate;

Sherly McCabe, Dayton speedway T-shirt; LeRoy Jones, Iron Saddle gift certificate;

Tim Strandberg, Dayton Auto T-shirt; Colleen
Eslick, DCG gift certificate;

Randy Baker, Dayton Museum T-shirt; Rich Eslick, Iron Saddle gift certificate;

LeRoy Jones, Skoglund Auto T-shirt; Jason
Eckert, DCG gift certificate; Paul Bloomquist, Dayton
Museum coffee mug.

There is a committee which is meeting on planning for a Dayton Alumni Banquet on Memorial Day
weekend in 2017.

Co-chairs are Chuck Danielson and Jen Williams, both of Dayton. This group has met three times
thus far including a meeting on Friday, May 27.

Four businesses are being considered for catering the banquet. There will be a program, but there wont
be the elaborate decorations that were done brilliantly by
co-chairs Judy Nemechek Heidner and her sister Joanne.

Help for setting up the banquet is being organized. Many ideas are being evaluated.

Pedal tractor pull. . .

Grant Ott, 4, rides a pedal tractor during the Old
Engine Days Celebration in Dayton. Photo by Jeff Heck.

Food stands, free

bingo, car show
at Lehigh River Days
June 17-19. . .

Wayne and Rita Lussman, Fort Dodge, are shown
with their two engines, a Maytag washing machine and a Hit
and Miss 1917 Montgomery Ward engine.

There are many activities going on during the
35th annual Lehigh River Days which will be held June
17-19th this year.

The Steppin Express Cloggers will perform Friday night , the 17th, at 5:30 on main street preceding the
car show.

The Cruise Tt The Valley Car Show will be held
on Saturday, June 18, from 11-2 p.m. on main street.
There is no entry fee. $50 cash prize will be given for
best of show as well as trophies for 3 different classes and
other prizes . For further information call Dan at 515-3592502.

Some members of the Vickies SV Dance
Troupe will perform on main street after the car show.

Free Bingo will be offered at the Senior Citizens
after the noon meal Saturday afternoon till about 3 Small
prizes will be given.

There are several non profit food stands serving
food during the 35th annual Lehigh River Days. Friday
night the Womens club will be serving beefburger supper. Saturday, after the parade, there will be a beefburger
supper with baked beans.potato salad, bars and drink. Homeade pies are also available.

All proceeds will go back to Lehigh River Days.
Saturday afternoon the museum will be selling pork patties during the mud volleyball tournament. Saturday night
the Lehigh fire dept and Lehigh Betterment will have a
pork loin supper at the Senior Citizens.

Sunday the Lions will have an all you can eat
pancake breakfast after church services at the ballpark.
The museum will then serve pork patties during the sand
volleyball tournaments.

The Lehigh cafe and Riverside are also serving
food all weekend.

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com for your local news...

The American Legion Post 323 provided the firing squad for the Memorial Day ceremony in Dayton. The firing
squad members are Kevin Diehl, Claire Williamson, LeRoy Jones, Daryl Haub, John Haub, Dave Lundquist, and Paul
Erickson. The Sgt. of Arms is Gary Zerwas.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dayton Review

Many sport events

set June 17-19
at Lehigh River Days
Phone information
for participation . . .

Lanyon 60 Year Class

Reunion meets
Saturday, May 28

Members of the 1956 Lanyon graduation class
met for a 60th reunion Saturday, May 28. They gathered
at the home of Jan Peterson in Ames.

Class members are Bud Johanson, Joan Anderson Andersen, Karen Umsted Hoshaw, Janice Sandquist
Peterson, and Jon Lindgren. Deceased members are Marvin Johnson, Paul Kullberg, and Don Peterson.

Herman Q Larson, 97

Entry Form

35th Annual
Lehigh River Days
June 17-19, 2016 10 a.m.

Description of Entry_________________
Organization Represented_____________
Return to:

Doug Dellachiesa
317 East Main
Lehigh, Iowa, 50557

If you have any questions, please call

515-359-2545 anytime. Arrive at
9:00 a.m. We will lineup on the East
side of the river North of elevator
on River Street. No entry fee is
required. Cash prizes awarded.

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Herman Q Larson, 97, died June 2 at Mary
Greeley Medical Center in Ames of Pneumonia.

A visitation is planned for Sunday, June 12,
2:00-5:00 at the Lutheran Church in Stratford.

Herman was born April 23, 1919 at home of
Swedish immigrant farmer/carpenters that settled in the
Boxholm area. He always cherished his Swedish heritage
and spoke Swedish until school age.

He was the last of 6 children born to Gilbert and
Alice Larson of rural Boxholm. Growing up on a farm
during the depression, he knew hard work and hard times
and developed a life long love of work horses.

He excelled like his brothers in sports at
Boxholm School. Wanting to Play football, he hitchhiked to the University of Iowa for a semester that cost
17 dollars.

After the Pearl Harbor attack, he enlisted in the
U.S. Marine Corp in 1942. He served as a radioman/
gunner in an SBD Dive Bomber squadron that flew 64
missions in the Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal to Bougainville and Roboul. He was discharged in October of
1945 with an Air Medal.

He married Mary Larson of Stratford during a
furlough on May 6, 1944.

After the war, they settled in Stratford, had
3 children and worked as a credit reporter for Dun and
Bradstreet. Wanting to open his own business, he sought
a loan at a bank in Fort Dodge and walked out as a bank
employee. He spent the next 35 years as bank branch
manager and insurance agent in Lehigh. He was always
a farmer at heart, taking care of his farm near Boxholm.

After retiring from the bank, they moved back to
Stratford, The last 8 years they enjoyed living at Athens
Woods Estates and then to the Care Center after Herman
suffered a fall.

He was devoted and generous to his wife of 72
years, Mary, his family, church and the communities in
which they lived. He loved his grandkids and nephews
and nieces and loved nothing more than family gatherings with conversation over a good cup of coffee.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, children: Susan Chamberlin of Clive, Joan Sandell (Don) of Fort
Dodge, and Greg Larson (Sharon) of Ames, 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4
brothers, 1 sister, and 1 grandson.


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The 35th annual Lehigh River Days will be heldt
June 17-19th.There are lots of sporting events to eithera
participate in or just watch. There will be fun for every-

Friday night there will be a softball tournament
For more information call Chad at 515-269-7352. There
is the log roll starting Saturday morning. For more info
rmation call Marshall at 408-7141.

After the parade there will be a mud volleyball
tournament. For more information call Mike at 5704682.

Last but not least, the sand volleyball tournament will start at the Lehigh ballpark Sunday morning.
For more information call at Mike at 570-4682.

The flea market will be going on all day Saturday on the East Green.We have many more vendors this
year thanks to the Lehigh Betterment Committee .For
more information about the flea market call Melissa at

Dayton Deputy
City Clerk resigns;
incentives offered


Deputy City Clerk Mary Carlson has announced

her resignation in a letter to the Dayton City Council.
This will be announced at the Wednesday, June 8 Dayton
City Council meeting.

Her resignation will be effective July 15.

Dayton City Clerk Randy Danielson had previously announced his resignation. He will continue to
retain his position while the City of Dayton seeks his replacement.

In other new business the council will consider a
Class C Liquor License Renewal with Sunday Sales and
Outdoor Service Area for the Iron Saddle Saloon..

The council will review the 2016 fiscal year.
Other new agenda items are: Fireworks Permit; 20162017 fiscal year salary resolution; Community Service
Award; Municipal Pipe Tool Contract;

DOT Road Maintenance and Repair Agreement;
DOT Bridge Project Temporary Easement; stump removal; bridge inspection reports;mowing ordinance; grass
clippings in gutters.

Items under old business are: $354,000 General
Obligation capital loan notes; public hearing on the authorization of a loan agreement;

Downtown water main project; construction
contract; street project; rodeo grounds property; material
storage site; chiropractor incentives; FLSA rule change.

Dayton, Lehigh
area students on ICCC
Presidents List

The Presidents List for the Spring 2016 semester at Iowa Central Community College was announced
last week.

Students on the Presidents List have achieved a
4.0 GPA, minimum 12 credit hours.
Named to the Presidents List from the Gowrie
area are the following students:
Dayton--Zachary Hansen, Melanie Lambert;
Duncombe--Alyssa Boranian, McKinna Teske;
Gowrie--Angela Benfield;
Lehigh--Rory Grandfield;
Otho--Allie Christenson;
Somers--Shawna Bachman.


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Julie Miller, raised in Gowrie,

speaks at two Iowa libraries
Growing up on Iowa Century Farm. . .

Julie Frances Miller, who resides in Polk City,
will give a speech entitled As an Iowa Farm Girl Thinks:
Growing Up on an Iowa Century Farm and the Similaridties to Laura Ingalls Wilder on Saturday, June 11, at 11
ra.m. at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.
Her parents are Ed and Caryl McWeeny and she
grew up near Gowrie.



Julie Frances Miller gives presentations in libraries and schools in central Iowa, facilitates activities for children at the Laura festival in Burr Oak, Iowa, and is the
coordinator for the Wayside Cabin activities for the Laura
Days festival in Pepin, Wisconsin.




She will give this same presentation (minus the
piano solos) on Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Polk
City Library.

Miller will share her familys history of pioneering in the state of Iowa, the love and the bond to the land
you have when owning a Century Farm, and the chores,
hard work, and fun times of growing up on a farm. She
will also entertain the audience by playing a few selections on the piano.

Many of these characteristics are strikingly
similar to the Laura Ingalls Wilder family. Millers love
of all things Laura Ingalls Wilder is reflected in her presentation. She takes great pleasure in sparking peoples
interest in Laura Ingalls Wilder. As an Iowa Farm Girl
Thinks compares life on an Iowa Century Farm to the
stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Julie Frances Miller gives presentations in libraries and schools in central Iowa, facilitates activities
for children at the Laura festival in Burr Oak, Iowa, and
is the coordinator for the Wayside Cabin activities for the
Laura Days festival in Pepin, Wisconsin.

This past summer, Julie was honored to give
her presentation at LauraPalooza, which is a research
and fan-based conference for adults about Laura Ingalls
Wilder. She is a piano teacher and elementary substitute
teacher, and now resides with her husband and sevenyear-old son in Polk City, Iowa.

Guided Prairie walks will be conducted by
Hoover National Park rangers at 10:00 a.m and 12:30
p.m. The ranger will meet the visitors in the Museum
lobby. During the walk the park ranger will discuss how
and why the National Park Service is reconstructing this
endangered habitat as part of the landscape commemorating Herbert Hoovers life.

The walk is less than a mile and lasts about 60
minutes. Bring water, dress for the weather, and wear
comfortable walking shoes. Hats, sunscreen, sunglasses,
and insect repellent are also recommended.

The Hoover Museum is located in West Branch,
Iowa, 14 mile off of Interstate 80. For more information please call 319-643-5301 or visit the website: www.

Gods Representative

Let your light shine before men that they may

see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.
Matthew 5:16

Do we feel we are Gods representatives here
on earth? We should, if we dont. When we allow Him
to work in our lives, we are letting our lights shine for
Him. When we are good to people and show them kindnesses instead of cruelty, we are letting our lights shine
for Him. When we have a good attitude every day, even
when things may be going wrong in our own lives, we
are setting examples that people can see. People arent
impressed by our words so much as they are by our actions. We need to look for opportunities to let our lights
shine and glorify our God. As we bring honor to Him, He
will honor us and continue to pour out His blessings in all
areas of our lives. Today what kind of a representative
will we be?

Prayer: Lord, nudge us when we fail to be a
representative for You. We have countless opportunities
each day to glorify You. Help us to remember this and
give You thanks. In Jesus Holy Name, Amen

We are Bursting with

Pride as we help sponsor our
great studentsCare

Southeast Webster
High School!
since 1949

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50 Years Ago...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schlief of Marietta,
lGeorgia are the parents of a daughter, Sharon Lynn,
-May 1, weighing 8 pounds and 1 1/2 ounces. The paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Schlief of
nDayton, and the maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
lEverett Mathis of Atlanta, Georgia. Sharon Lynn has two

The 2nd birthday of Ethan Johnson was celebrated in the parental Roger Johnson home Thursday afternoon. Those attending were Mesdames Marvin Stakey,
Lori and Doran, John Rose, Carrie and Kevin, Don Paul,
Brenda and Nanette, Gordon Erickson and Lori.

The tenth birthday of Kerwyn Shafer, an
event of May 22, was observed with a family dinner in
the home of his aunt, Mrs. C G Ulrich of Boxholm, who
has the same birth date. Thru the years they have celebrated together. Others sharing the occasion were Mr.
Ulrich and family, Mrs. Kittie Shafer, also of Boxholm,
Messers and Mesdames Arvid Carlson of Harcourt,
Wayne Shafer, Camille and Kevin, David Johnson and
Krystal of Stratford.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dickerson of Stanhope
were Sunday dinner guests in the home of their daughter,
the Paul Leaf family. During the afternoon, they all visited Happy Hollow near Perry and the Ledges State Park
Game Reserve.

Mrs. Budd Patterson accompanied Mr. and
Mrs. Loren Patterson to Stanhope Sunday afternoon
where they attended the open house at the new Medical

Mr. Don Halsey of Knoxville and Mr. and Mrs.
Phil Nelson of Fort Dodge were Sunday guests in the Ed
Sterner home. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Poulson of Knoxville
were Monday visitors.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Krough of Maple Hill,
Iowa were Friday afternoon and supper guests in the
Walter Spurling home. Evening callers were Mr. and
Mrs. Luvern Stoner.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cornwell of Des Moines
were Sunday afternoon and lunch guests in the Walter
Spurling home.

Mr. and Mrs. Berkley Berglund were Monday
evening guests in the Don Swanson home.

40 Years Ago...

A family dinner and lunch was held at the Shelter House in the Stratford park Sunday, Mothers Day,
honoring Mrs. Ellen Johnson on her birthday and also
for Mothers Day. Those sharing the occasion with Mrs.
Johnson were Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Passmore, Mr. and
Mrs. Ronald Passmore, Pam and Jason, of Cedar Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Passmore, Adam and Daniel, of
Minneapolis, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Max Gilchrist of Des
Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Paden of Hemet, Calif., Mr.
and Mrs. Dick Boynton and family of Dubuque and Mr.
and Mrs. Dick Rassmussen and family of Ankeny.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Spurling of Columbia, Mo.,
came Friday to spend the weekend with their mother,
Mrs. Florence Spurling, and sister, Mrs. Carlos Shoberg.
Mrs. Ed Spurling also visited in the Lannie Hokel home
at Boone and in the parental home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Hokel in Belmond.

Mr. and Mrs. Owen Angstrom entertained
guests to Mothers Day dinner and lunch in their home
on Sunday. Those sharing the occasion were Mrs. Philip
Beal, Leonard Angstrom and Alinda Angstrom of Boone,
Mr. and Mrs. LuVerne Angstrom of Stratford and Stonna
Angstrom of Des Moines.

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They also have Sassy Shivers which is a shake
made with your favorite combination of treats, Root Beer
floats served with Sioux City Root Beer, warm Brownie
Sundaes, Cake Balls, and we just added self-serve coffee,
cappuccino, hot chocolate and tea!

They are striving to create a great place for family and friends to come and get a delicious and unique
dessert with personality! Courtney and Bryan feel hopefully that being local owners involved with their community and giving back will only help them to grow the

They are located at 2913 5th Avenue South in
Fort Dodge next to Buffalo Wild Wings.

Crappies, bluegills biting

across Iowa DNR reports
Spring fishing in full
swing across Iowa. . .

The Sassy Strawberry has 21 flavors of self-serve, soft serve frozen yogurt, gelato, Italian ice, custard and fruit
mix. Another eight flavors of Ashbys ice cream we hand-dip for our customers.

Bryan, Courtney Bachel purchase

Sassy Strawberry in Fort Dodge
Bryan SV teacher, Courtney manages business...

Bryan and Courtney Bachel, purchased Sassy
Strawberry in Fort Dodge on March 9 and reopened it on
March 11.

The business had been closed exactly one month
from February 11. It had been in Fort Dodge since the fall
of 2014.

Six employees returned to work for the Bachels
and Courtney says they have been life savers! They are
all students from local high schools and colleges, Courtney also mentioned we couldnt have done it without

It is not a franchise busines but is now a locally
owned shop and the only one the Bachels own.

The previous owners were from out of town and
getting out of the frozen dessert business so they were
selling the four shops they owned and the opportunity just
fell in Bryan and Courtneys laps.

There is another Sassy Strawberry in Burlington
but they are owned by someone else and run separately.

Courtney attended school for Business Management and always wanted to own her own small business.

In fact she researched what it would
require for a Frozen Yogurt shop almost four years to the
date earlier in March 2012. At the time the Bachels had a
very young family and the start up costs were too much

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for them to handle and the risk was too great so Courtney
put that dream on hold.

Fast forward four years and this opportunity
arose and they thought its now or never, best to give it a
shot and have no regrets!

Courtney still works full time in Human Resources at Decker Truck Line, Inc. where she learned
many of the skills needed to be successful in business.

Running the shop is something Courtney is doing on the side by managing the marketing and finances
behind the scenes.

Their staff supervises the shops day-to-day operations and makes it possible for Courtney to still have a
home life outside of work!

So it is a locally owned family business and everyone helps out when they can. Their children, Colton,
5 and Brynley 3, even help do some cleaning when they
can! Although their favorite job is to taste test all of the
flavors and toppings!

Bryan has done some artwork for the shop and
helps Courtney with some of the maintenance as well, so
it really is family owned and operated!

Bryan recently finished his eighth year in teaching. This would be his sixth year at the high
school as the art teacher. He is starting his
third year as head baseball coach for Southeast Valley.

In addition to the six staff that
returned they hired another two so
they have a current staff of eight.
Six of them are leaving for college in the fall so they will be
hiring again here very soon!

The Sassy Strawberry has 21 flavors of
self-serve, soft serve frozen
yogurt, gelato, Italian ice,
custard and fruit mix. Another eight flavors of Ashbys
ice cream we hand-dip for our

They always have
a dairy-free and a sugar-free
option as well. Over 60 fresh
toppings in our toppings bar
from fruit to candy to granola.

Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds
and lakes across Iowa. Spring panfish fishing is a great
opportunity to introduce beginners of all ages to fishing.

Late May and early June is an excellent time to
take kids fishing since many species are spawning and do
not spook as easily, said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa
Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Bureau.

Parents can make the trip more memorable by
bringing snacks, taking photos and celebrating each fish
as if it were a record breaker, said Larscheid. Sharing
and teaching fishing skills to our kids will help pass along
this Iowa tradition.

Look for any type of structure in the water,
like rocks or a pile of brush or gravel to find bluegills
or crappies. Bass will be around brush or boat docks or
rock piles. Pinpoint panfish hotspots with downloadable
fishing structure location maps available on the DNRs
Fishing Maps website.

Keep the hooks, bobbers and bait small because panfish have small mouths, Larscheid said. The
biggest problem we see is anglers using too heavy of line
with large bobbers and hooks. Use as light of tackle as
you can. I suggest using four pound line, a bobber the size
of a quarter and a size 8 hook.

We have a lot of good fishing opportunities
close to home, Larscheid said. Make sure a rod and reel
are part of any weekend plans. Fishing makes memories
that will last a lifetime.

Anyone catching their first fish is encouraged
to take a photo of it and send it in to receive the DNRs
first fish award. The DNR will commemorate the event
with a certificate suitable for framing with the submitted
photo. Apply for a first fish certificate online at https://
programs.iowadnr.gov/masterangler/ or complete the
form in the Iowa Fishing Regulations and mail it in.

Enjoy Iowas outdoors and spend some time
fishing this spring. Find tips for catching crappie, bluegills and yellow bass on the DNR website at www.iowadnr.gov/fishing.

Hunter family
Memorial Day picnic
a family tradition
Great grandson lives
at original home
in rural Gowrie. . .

The M.D. Hunter family had their annual Memorial Day picnic. It was held at the home of Joan
Hunter Orness, Gowrie. As far as we can calculate, this
would be about the 125th year it has been held.
M.D. and his wife, Emma had one daughter
and four sons. They were Ruby, Earl, Ernest, Russell, and Marvel. Many of their descendants live
in the area and have been involved in farming.

Nathan Brandes, rural Gowrie, lives
on the original home place of M.D. and
Emma. He is a great grandson and the
only family member still farming. Rubys descendants are all deceased. Many
of the descendants of the four brothers
were at Mondays picnic.
There were 35 in attendance coming
from Fort Dodge, Des Moines, Humboldt,
Gowrie, and Colorado. The group now consists of grandchildren, great grandchildren,
and great great grandchildren. It is always a
day full of conversation, reconnection, and
very good food.



Southeast Valley
Schedule of Events
Week of June 8th to June 15th

Wednesday, June 8
10:00 a.m. JH SB & BB @ Lytton
e 5:30 p.m. G JV-Var Soft GAME - West Central
Valley @ Southeast Valley
n Thursday, June 9
1:30 p.m. B JVR Base GAME - Southeast Valley @
4:00 p.m. G JVR Soft GAME - Eagle Grove @
Southeast Valley
5:30 p.m. G JV-Var Soft GAME - Eagle Grove @
Southeast Valley
Friday, June 10
10:00 a.m. JH SB & BB @ Manson
4:00 p.m. G JVR Soft GAME - Alta-Aurelia @
Southeast Valley
4:30 p.m. B JV-Var Base GAME - Alta-Aurelia @
Southeast Valley
5:30 p.m. G JV-Var Soft GAME - Alta-Aurelia @
Southeast Valley
Saturday, June 11
9:00 a.m. G V Softball SOUTHEAST VALLEY
10:00 a.m. B V Base Madrid Tournament
Monday, June 13
10:00 a.m. JH SB & BB vs. Ogden
12:00 p.m. G JVR Soft GAME - Southeast Valley
@ Webster City
5:30 p.m. B JV-Var Base GAME - Southeast Valley
@ Pocahontas Area
5:30 p.m. G JV-Var Soft GAME - Southeast Valley
@ Pocahontas Area
Tuesday, June 14
Gym Closed - SVHS School Practice Gym June
14th thru June 21
Gym Closed - PVES Gym June 14th thru June 21st
11:00 a.m. B Var Baseball GAME - Spirit Lake vs
Southeast Valley @ Principal Park
Wednesday, June 15
10:00 a.m. JH SB & BB @ Pocahontas
4:30 p.m. B JV-Var Base GAME - East Sac County
@ Southeast Valley
5:30 p.m. G JV-Var Soft GAME - East Sac County
@ Southeast Valley
*Schedule is pulled from the SV website for your convenience*
***Schedules are subject to change at anytime***

Swedish Museum
in Stratford open
Sunday, June 12

The Swedish Museum in Stratford will be open
on Sunday, June 12, from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. to all who
would like to visit the museum and see our special display.

This month we will feature old dolls and toys,
including toy tractors, cars and even old board games.
Refreshments will be served. The museum is located at
819 Goldsmith in Stratford and there is no admission.

If you have a special doll or toy you would like
to share for that day, please contact Carol Larson at 8382440 or LouRene Iles at 838-2685. We would like to see
your toys from your childhood or you ancestors.



Fresh, homemade noon specials!

and serving breakfast
Wed. 6/8................... Scalloped Potatoes
Thurs. 6/9............................... Hot Beef
Fri. 6/10.... Chicken with gravy over biscuit
Mon. 6/13..................................Goulash
Tues. 6/14....................... Fried Chicken
Wed. 6/15.............................. Ham Balls
Breakfast: 6:30 - 8 a.m.
Lunch: 11 - 1 p.m.

Dayton Community

Down Memory Lane

Wednesday, June 8, 2016


22 N. Main 515-547-2217 Dayton, Iowa 50530




Memorial Day brings more memories. . .

How was your Memorial Day weekend? Were
you one of fortunate ones who was either retired or had a
three day holiday? Being retired yet working I had four
days. I was pleased as I had a graduation to attend on Saturday so made the trek to the St. Charles cemetery on Friday. The temperature was pleasant. There was a mist in the
air but not a deluge to keep me from getting the flowers,
transporting them and placing them on my parents and
grandparents graves. It is approximately 30 miles from
my residence to the cemetery so it was a nice little journey. I do not go over to I-35 but take my street to County
Line to 9th St. and south out to Norwalk and Martensdale
and then a short way to I-35 with only a few miles on that
byway. It is a pretty drive and far less traffic and thus a bit
relaxing. The bad thing about it was on that stretch of I-35
considerable reconstruction is being done and thus that interchange is a bit tricky plus some two-way, no-passing
stretches. The next time I will jog a bit going through St.
Marys and avoiding I-35 altogether which will not add
much time or mileage and less messing with the traffic.

It has been well over 70 years since my Dad,
Mom and I left St. Charles to move to Boone County and
each time I go out that way it seems there have been more
changes. St. Charles is like most small Iowa farming community towns. There arent many businesses on the main
street. Once there were two grocery stores gone. Once
there was a large drug store gone but a small one does
exist next door. Once there were a couple cafes gone.
Once there was a couple banks in the main street area
gone but --- at the east edge of town is a new beautiful,
modern bank building. Gone are many places (just like
Boxholm and Dayton and many other towns) but they do
have a Caseys with prices almost twice as high as super
markets for some items but it is good to have a place to
get gasoline (competitive prices) and good pizza available.
Gone are all those houses at that end of town that the bank
and Caseys have replaced.

A few years ago the house in which I was born,
just a scant mile east of town, was replaced with a very new
modern one. Up the road a bit onto the road that comes in
from I-35 is the house that a number of years ago replaced
my second home. I am guessing that the old, old farm
house northwest of town, the next place, has long been
gone. And, the clincher the little house on the corner
across from the Presbyterian church is gone. A big steel
building is now occupying that lot and the garden lot behind it. That church is now the Welcome Center to St.
Charles and Covered Bridge Country. The house across
the street west where the Andersons lived and I visited
is still there but looks as if it shouldnt be. Many business buildings are gone or replaced. The school is a ghost,
not having been used for years. The old Christian Church
where you always got good homemade ice cream during
Old Settlers days is long gone. The three main churches
(Methodist, Presbyterian & Christian) joined together as
The St. Charles Parish, using the Methodist church where
I first attended Sunday School and said my piece in the
Christmas programs. They added a nice fellowship hall to
the back and so family funerals have been at that church
over these last years. The old house at the east end of town
still stands with the stucco falling off and looks abandoned.
It is old as my Dad told me it was the first, I believe Methodist, church in town. A new denomination has come to
town since my day and I understand has a sizeable congregation

So, nothing remains as in our memories, be it St.
Charles, Boxholm, Dayton or any other small Iowa town.
What St. Charles has going for it is its proximity to I-35,
being so close to Des Moines, having that new entertainment venue which is so accessible from I-35 (where Willie Nelson will be this summer), having the Imes covered
bridge now situated as you enter the town and being a
gateway to the bridges. It is a bedroom town with a
number of new homes and is in a fairly scenic area.

Probably most people who were born and raised
in and near small communities, went to school there knew
everyone from kindergarten through seniors. They knew all
their neighbors out in the farming areas and all the townspeople and various merchants. They could almost walk
blindfolded down the main street and know when they
were at the doorstep of a specific business. When we have
been gone a long time and prepare to go back for a visit
our memories conjure up what was and then we are flabbergasted when we visit and our eyes are opened. Thats
the way it is for me whether I visit St. Charles, Boxholm,
Dayton or other small towns with which I was once familiar. We realize that we grow up; we get older and people
are gone and the whole scene does change, some for the
good and others just faded away. But, isnt it wonderful?
We have those memories and we need to keep them alive
and pass on to our progeny so they will know some of their
heritage and be encouraged to pass it and theirs on to the
next generations.
Memorial Day is a day set aside originally to remember

those who served in the armed forces of our country. But,

I think it is also for all memories of what was in the generations before us and to be passed on to those to follow.
Keep your memories alive!

Harcourt Summer
Reading begins June 8
Come join the fun...

The Harcourt Library is having their summer
reading program at 1 p.m. on June 8, 15, 22, and 29. This
activity is for ages four thru sixth grade.

Jags softball team

routs Manson 10-0

The Southeast Valley softball team continued
to leave no doubt on Friday, June 2 as they beat Manson Northwest Webster 10-0 in five innings. After six
games, the Jaguars have only played one seven-inning
game. They continue to stay tough extending their winning streak to five games.

The Jags dominated from the very first inning
when Natalie Lambert sparked the Jags with a base hit
and stole second. Erica Rittgers followed with a base hit
of her own which moved Lambert to third and Rittgers
stole second. Morgan Castenson drove in the first runs
of the game by scoring Lambert and Rittgers. With two
outs in the inning, Kearsten Hainzinger drilled her first
career homerun to left center to give the Jags a 4-0 lead.

Southeast Valley put the game away in the second inning scoring six runs on four runs and three Cougar
errors. Josie Breitspecher started the inning reaching on
an error. Sam Alphs then laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt that was thrown into right field. Breitsprecher
scored on the play and Alphs made it all the way to third.
Natalie Lambert drove Alphs in with a single and Kasey
Lundberg followed with a single of her own.

With Lambert and Lundberg on base Morgan
Castenson drove in Lambert. Jaiden Ackerson then came
up with a big double that scored both Lundberg and Castenson. Ackerson scored the final run on an error.

Natalie Lambert pitched a perfect game, not allowing a single base runner in the five inning win. She
fanned six Cougar batters in the game. Morgan Castenson went 2 for 2 with two runs scored and three RBIs.
Kearsten Hainzinger was 1 for 3 with the homerun and
two RBI. Natalie Lambert was 2 for 3 with two runs
scored, an RBI and a stolen base. Jaiden Ackerson was 1
for 2 with a double, two RBI , and a run scored and Erica
Rittgers and Kasey Lundberg were each 1 for 3 with a run

The Jaguar Softball team is now 5-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Twin Lakes conference.

It's your life...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dayton Review

Mary Higby, raised on Lehigh farm,

worked at Hormel, LVCTA
Enjoying retirement years. . .
By Alice Johnson

When asked how she is enjoying her retirement
years, Mary Jane Runyan Higby just wryly smiles and
states that she seems to be busier now than when she was

Mary was born to Alberta and Merle Runyan in
October of 1940 on a farm north of Lehigh. There were
eight children in the family: Duane, Beverly, Dean, Mary,
Gary, Richard, Ronald, and Bruce. Duane is deceased.
The children all attended and graduated from the Lehigh
Public School and through the years they were involved
in various school activities. Although Mary is petite, she
played basketball and softball which she enjoyed very

After her graduation in 1958, Mary attended
AIB Business college in Des Moines for a year and
learned basic secretarial skills. Subsequently, she was
hired by the Hormel Meat Packing Plant in Fort Dodge
and worked at various secretarial positions until the plant
closed in 1982.

In 1959, she married one of her schoolmates,
Dal Higby, at the United Methodist Church in Lehigh
where she has been a faithful member for over 50 years!
Since she loves to sing, she joined the choir. Through the
years, Mary Joined other members and participated in

the many duties required in maintaining the church for

worship. Mary is also a member of the Lehigh Federated
Womans Club and attends their regular monthly meetings.

When Dal and Mary were first married, they
lived in an upstairs apartment in Lehigh. That meant
climbing the stairs up and down two or three times a day
in order to get to work so she got more than her share of
exercise for someone who is pregnant. She recalls that
when her first child, Cheri, was about to be born, she had
to be rushed to the hospital in Fort Dodge for delivery,
just barely making it. A frightening experience!

Two years later, her second daughter, Melody,
was born. Melody is married to Tom Goodrich and resides in Michigan. They are parents of two sons. Cheri
married Archie Wooley and lives in Lehigh. They are
parents of four children.

The Higbys were ambitious and hard-working
people. Dal was employed at the Telephone office in
Fort Dodge initially but then started working for the Fort
Dodge Packing Company and later at the Lehigh Sewer
Pipe and Tile Company. For the most part of his life, Dal
was employed by Webster County working until 2006,
when he succumbed to cancer after being ill for only four

Mary was employed in the office at the
Lehigh Telephone Company for 22 years retiring in
2003. After Dals passing, varying sizes and have them on display.
Mary yearned to travel.
Dal had a passion for trains so through the years
Her first trip was to visit the family would purchase a miniature boxcar or anher daughter and family
Mary Higby continued on page 8...
in Michigan She has also
traveled to other states visiting friends and family.

Mary and Dal had
a love for Black Labrador
dogs and consequently,
adopted one but, unfortunately, it soon died so they
decided to purchase another one whom they named
Buddy. For 13 years, he
became an integral part of
the family. It was a great
loss when he died but the
Higbys kept his memory
alive through the years by
collecting plates with pictures of black labs posing
Melody Dal, Mary and Cheri Higby
in a variety of positions
and hung them on their living room wall. They also
collected statues of labs in
Dal and Mary Higby were married in 1955.



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The SV Middle School band performed at the Memorial Day ceremony at the Dayton cemetery. Photo by Jeff Heck.


Paul Swanson, Dayton, presented the list of the
fallen soldiers at the Memorial Day ceremony at the Dayton
cemetery. Photo by Jeff Heck.

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Methodist church garage sale - no clothes

Softball tournament - ball park
(contact Chad at 515-269-7352)
Lehigh Historical Museum Open (Main St.)
Womens Club Beefburger Supper (Main St.)
Library dvd and book sale
Steppin Express Cloggers (Main St.)
Danny Smith & Ghostriders Band - FREE Street Dance
(playing country and 50 & 60s)

UnityPoint Clinic
Transitions VA Clinic SATURDAY,
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Historical Museum Open (Main Street)
- 8 p.m.
Methodist church garage sale (Main Street)
to VA Central System 89 a.m.
a.m. - 5 p.m.
Flea Market Open (East Green-Melissa At 515-269-3235)
Webster County Area
Vets are affected...

UnityPoint Clinic Veterans Administration
will transition the business operations of the Fort Dodge
VA clinic to VA Central Iowa Health Care System
(VACIHCS) effective December 1, 2016.

Since 2001, Trimark and UnityPoint Clinic
have proudly cared for and served the healthcare needs
of our veterans through its partnership with VACICHS in
the Fort Dodge area.

We thank all our veterans in the community
for allowing UnityPoint Health to be a part of managing
their healthcare needs over the years. We feel confident
that patients will continue to receive the same great care
they experienced with UnityPoint Clinic - Veterans Administration, shared Mike Dewerff, CEO UnityPoint
Health Fort Dodge.

Transitioning the clinic to VACIHCS will provide veterans continued access to a variety of healthcare
services in the community.

VA Central Iowa Health Care System is committed to serving Veterans and we look forward to the
transition to all VA care in the area, which is in line with
our long-term, strategic goal of providing VA staffed
primary care and mental health care services in the Fort
Dodge area.

We have enjoyed our partnership with Trimark
and UnityPoint Clinic and will work together to ensure
a seamless transition for area Veterans, shared Susan
Martin, Interim Director, VACIHCS. We will continue
to provide updates to the community as this transition

Veterans who have questions regarding their
care can call VACIHCS Fort Dodge CBOC Coordinator, Maureen Nichols at (515) 699-5517.

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Lehigh River Days Parade (East Green-No Entry Fee, Cash Prizes Awarded- Call
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library dvd and book sale
Log Roll (East Green by River, Contact Marshall at 408-7141)
Kids Games (At Womens Club Park-Main St.)
Cake Walk & Roaming Clown (with Kay)
Area Musicians (playing old country music)
Pork Patty Lunch (East Green- Served By Museum)
Food also served at Riverside and Lehigh cafe
Mud Volleyball tournament (East Green, contact Mike at 570-4682)
Lehigh River Days Noon Meal (Sr. Citizens - All proceeds go to River Days)
Cruise To The Valley Car Show (No Entry Fee -$50 Cash Prize - Dan at 359-2502)
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Vickys Southeast Valley Dance Troupe will perform (Main Street)
Pork Loin Supper (Main St. - Served by Fire Dept. and Lehigh Betterment Club)
Road Toast Band- FREE Street Dance (Main St. - playing 80 - 90s rock music)

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Community Church Service (Ballpark)

Lehigh Lion Pancake Breakfast
Sand Volleyball Tournament
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Raffle Ticket Drawings (Ballpark)

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9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m.Worship;
Saturday: 5:00 p.m. Mass
9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. worship
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Harcourt Jail joins Fort Dodge Museum

Front street in 1970's...
Harcourt Jail joins Fort Dodge Museums front street in

A building that once served as the town jail in
Harcourt is the latest addition to Front Street at the FortMuseum in Fort Dodge.

The frame structure, approximately 15 to 20 feet
in size, was moved into place Thursday Through the efforts of the Iowa National Guard.

Museum curator Roger Natte said he is seeking
information on the age of the structure and when it was
moved from Harcourts main street. It was donated to the
Fort-Museum by Elvin Nahnsen. It had been used as a
storage building on his farm north of Harcourt in recent

The structure contains the large room that originally was divided by jail bars. The windows also are
barred. The building was hauled from Nahnsens farm
to Fort Dodge by members of the Army National Guard
who also placed it on the new foundation. Materials fro
the foundation were donated by Northwest Limestone,
Inc. and labor was supplied by the Steelworkers Union,
Duane (Bill) Crouse and Donald Grell.

The Harcourt Jail was moved from Harcourt in
1928, to the J. Arthur Anderson farm, located one mile
north of Harcourt.

Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Nahnsen, present owners of
this farm, donated it to the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge.

J. Arthur Anderson was the father of Arlene
(Anderson) Hintch of Harcourt.
Move of Harcourt log cabin to Fort Dodge Museum, from
The Gowrie News, June, 1989

Laurel Carsons historic log cabin has a new
home. It has recently been moved to the grounds of the
Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. The cabin was built in 1855
of hand-hewed logs, 25 feet in length. Laurel Carson and
husband, the late Elwin A. Carlson, acquired the cabin in
1967 and moved it near their home in Harcourt where it
was completely restored to its original condition. It took
on the appearance of the days when it was built more than
100 years ago. It was furnished as nearly as possible with
articles and furniture of long ago and was often used as a
guest house and a relic of pioneer days.

The Carlsons first heard of the cabin while visit-

ing friends in 1967. It was located on the Walter Vontree

farm a few miles southwest of the big Des Moines River
Bridge between Stratford and Dayton. The Vontrees had
lived in the modernized cabin for about 20 years prior to
building a new home.

They no longer had any use for the house and
planned to destroy it. The Carlsons decided to purchase the houses and have it moved to their property in

The cabin was built in 1855 by G.T. Richey who
left his farm and mill in Ohio and brought his family to
Dayton. It was the home of the Richey family for many
years. Many families lived in the cabin in succeeding
years until the Vontrees acquired it.

The Carlsons had the cabin moved, Restoration work was started in the spring of 1968 with Walter
Engquist, a Harcourt carpenter, and Francis Carlson, Mrs.
Carlsons brother-in-law, doing much of the work.

Furnishing the inside of the cabin was a pleasant
task for Laurel.

Much of the furniture came from either her relatives or her husbands family. One of the prized pieces
was a cherry wood dropleaf table which belonged to Laurels great grandparents. The furnishings did not go to
Fort Dodge.

Historical societies, clubs of many kinds, relatives and friends and those from out-of-state have visited
the cabin.

The building that once served as Harcourts jail
was moved to Front Street at the Fort Museum in Fort
Dodge in the 1970s.

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other railroad item as a gift. In the front was an engine
and then attached to that were 8 boxcars and at the rear
the caboose. He later added a miniature water tower to
complete his display. They are placed on a 10 foot long
wooden shelf on the opposite living room wall. This wall
is also a photo gallery where Mary hangs numerous
family pictures.

Mary loves to work outside and when one approaches her home, you become mesmerized by her lawn
accessories... Statuaries, wind chimes, hanging flowers,
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When a visitor rings her doorbell, the melodic
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that someone is at the door. When one enters her large
living room, one is mesmerized by the various collections
that she has. It is quite obvious that the Higbys have also
invested in statues of owls of varying sizes strategically
placed around her living room!

Mary has an effectual smile and is well-loved
and respected by her many friends and family. Since her
mother-in-law, Everyl Higby, lives close by, she fre-

Cheri and Melody

quently visits her, also.

When Mary sits on her couch, Tootsie immediately cuddles up on her lap. With a twinkle in her eyes,
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Jags softball team gets

first conference win

Heather Cain, CEO of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital and McCrary Rost Clinics in Lake City,
has submitted her resignation.

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of SMCH resigns
Remains at SMCH through mid-July...

The Jaguar softball team made the long trip

to Peterson, Iowa for their first Twin Lakes conference
game of the year against Sioux Central. The Jags made
quick work of the Rebels with a dominating 12-2 win in
five innings.

The Jags took the early lead scoring two runs in
the third inning on a walk and two Rebel errors. They
blew the game open in the top of the fourth inning started
by back to back singles by Josie Breitsprecher and Mady
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to rally in the bottom half of the inning by scoring two
runs on two hits and one Jaguar error, but that was all the
scoring the Jaguar defense would allow.

The Jags put the game away in the fifth inning
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The Jags made quick work of the Rebels in the bottom
half of the inning to finish the game.

Natalie Lambert got the pitching win giving up
just two hits and no earned runs while striking out four

Rebel batters. The Jags cranked out nine hits and stole
11 bases in their dominating win. Erica Rittgers had a
break out night going 2 for 2 with a triple, a walk, three
runs scored, three RBI, and three stolen bases. Natalie
Lambert was 2 for 4 with three runs and three stolen bases, Mady Jaeschke was 1 for 2 with two runs scored and a
walk. Josie Breitsprecher and Kasey Lundberg were both
1 for 3. Breitsprecher scored a run and Lundberg drove
in two RBI. The Jags are now 1-0 in the Twin Lakes
conference and 2-1 overall.

Callender student
wins $1000
scholarship at ICCC
Given by Decker
Family Scholarship. . .

Jacob Ladlie, Callender, was one of two students receiving a $1,000 scholarship from Decker Truck
Lines and the Decker Family Scholarship.

The announcement was made by Iowa Central
Community College. Ladlie is a graduating senior at
Southeast Valley High School in Gowrie.

The other recipient was Anthony Paul, Fort
Dodge. Both students will be attending Iowa Central
Community College.

Heather Cain, CEO of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital and McCrary Rost Clinics in Lake City, has
submitted her resignation. I have not arrived at this decision
lightly, but as a result of thoughtful consideration of what is
best for my family, as we will be looking to relocate to Boone,
Iowa, with my fiance Greg and have the children begin school
there this fall. Please know I am not leaving to take another
position, but rather will be focusing on getting my family established and settled before considering future employment.

Heather reflects on her time at SMCH by sharing,
My experience working as a part of the leadership team at
Stewart Memorial has been very special to me. I value the
experience I have gained and treasure the relationships I have
formed and the friendships that will live on always. Lake City
has been a very welcoming place for the kids and me, and we
have been brought into the Stewart Memorial family with open
arms. I am very proud to have been a part of this community,
this organization and this health system. I am also proud of the
work that we have accomplished in the two and a half years
that I have been blessed to lead this team.

Under Cains direction, the organization achieved
great results. The hospital received national recognition including the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient
Safety, Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award for
Room Cleanliness, and Des Moines Register Top Workplace
in Iowa, two consecutive years. Cain also led efforts to create a
new mission and vision statement for the organization, as well
as a three year strategic plan.

Cain will remain at SMCH through mid-July. The
search for a new CEO will be led by the SMCH Board of Directors.

Council of Governments

The Region V Regional Planning Affiliation (RPA) will hold a public
input meeting on the draft FY 2017-2020 Regional Transportation
Improvement Program (2017-2020 RTIP).

The RTIP is a document produced annually that identifies all
transportation projects member governments of the Region V RPA plan to
implement using federal funds over the next four years. Region V includes
the following counties: Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas,
Webster and Wright and the cities within these counties.

Project funded with regional Surface Transportation Funds or regional
Transportation Alternative funds added to the 2017-2020 RTIP include:
- Revised Calhoun Countys D26 Pavement Rehab project in FY 2017.
- Calhoun Countys D36 PCC Overlay project in FY 2020.
- Webster Countys D20 HMA Resurfacing project in FY 2020.
- Wright County, Franklin Grove Trail Extension FY 2019.

The Draft FY 2017-2020 RTIP is available on the MIDAS website
http://www.midascog.net or by contacting Shirley Helgevold at MIDAS
Council of Governments, (515) 576-7183 ext. 212 or e-mail at shelgevold@

Written comments should be received by June 21, 2016 at 4:30 PM.
Please submit all written comments to:
Region V Regional Planning Affiliation
602 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
or e-mail to:
June 22, 2016
2:00 PM
MIDAS Building
602 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

If you have any special needs pertaining to this meeting, or have
any questions, please contact Shirley Helgevold, MIDAS Council of
Governments, (515) 576-7183 ext. 212.

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THE Dayton

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jaguars defeat Humboldt, Manson,

and Woodward


Come up short against Sioux Central and Ogden. . .

6/1 Sioux Central /L 1-5 (3-2 (0-1 Conference)

Coming out of the Memorial Day weekend the
Jaguars first challenge of the week was visiting far off
Peterson, IA to match up against the Sioux Central Rebels. This game was also a big one as both teams look to be
on the top half of the conference this season. The Rebels
sent out their ace Mac Prior while the Jaguars sent their
ace Senior Cam Anderson to take the mound. Sadly at
the end of the night it was the Rebels who were celebrating their first conference win but in this case the Jaguars
didnt do enough for themselves to win but more for the
other team committing 4 errors on the night and allowing
all five runs to be unearned runs. It was a tough game to
lose and even tougher considering they win if they played
better defensively. Cam threw a great ball game and was
replaced later in the game with Nolan Brand who also
threw admirably; it was just not enough in the end from a
team standpoint.

The Jags actually had opportunities to strike
more points on the scoreboard but couldnt get that big hit
to crack it open. The lone to hits on the night for the Jags
were off the bat of Cade King and Nolan Brand whose
both hits were doubles.
6/2 Humboldt 6-3 W (4-2)

Coming off a tough loss and long road trip the
Jaguars were hoping to be ready to go against always
good Humboldt Wildcats, a team which has had the Jaguars number the last few years. That was not the case
on this night however as the Jaguars finally came away
with a win with a 6 to 3 final score. The Jaguars started
things with their bats collecting 7 hits throughout the
night. Leaders for the Jags were Myles Davis going 2
for 2 which included a double and finishing with 2 RBIs.
Nolan Johnson was not to be outdone also going 2 for 2
and stealing 2 bases as well. Cade King, Sam Berglund
and Nolan Brand were other Jaguars collecting a hit each.
Nolan Brands hit coming off a huge smash that cleared
the fence to give him his first varsity home run and the
first on the year for the Jaguars.

Defensively it was good to see the Jaguars defense step up after the night before and have a solid game.
Pitcher Cade King did a great job pitching on the night,
going the complete game scattering four hits on 3 runs
while allowing 4 walks. This was a win we needed
dearly, with Cade throwing an excellent game. It was
nice to finally beat Humboldt for once, said Coach Anderson.
6/3 Manson NW Webster W 8-3 (5-2(1-1)

The Jaguars hosted Manson NW Webster Friday night in Dayton for their first conference game of the
young season. The game which was varsity first due to
impending bad weather didnt start the way the Jaguars
would have wanted as the Cougars put 3 runs across in
the first inning which started to make coaches, fans a little nervous. Nolan Johnson started on the mound for the
Jaguars and threw well considering a small zone which
didnt include the low strike in it. After a shaky first inning, Nolan settled into the zone and threw four more innings not allowing two hits and no runs. Myles Davis
came in to finish off the last two innings for the Jaguars
to seal the win.

Offensively the Jaguars all spread out their hits
with no Jaguar collecting more than one hit each. Dakota
Jaeschke, Nolan Brand, Sam Berglund, Nolan Johnson,
Mitchell Reck, and Cameron Anderson were the Jaguars
collecting hits with Nolan Driving in 3 runners while
Mitchell plated two runners. It was a tale of two innings
as the cougars did all their scoring in the first inning,
while the Jaguars scored their 8 in the second inning.

First pitch honoree on the night was Southeast
valley Graduate Josh Gibbons. Josh has been very active in almost all music events during his time at South-

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east Valley. He also sang at all home varsity basketball

games. He also sang a beautiful rendition for the ballgame. Congrats Josh!
OGDEN 1-3 L (5-3)

A new entry into the schedule this year was the
Roland Story Tournament. The beautiful field was the
site for the first game between the Ogden Bulldogs and
the Jaguars. Again it was a tale of making the plays as
Ogden scored all three runs off a misplayed flyball which
came at a perfect time for the bulldogs as they had bases
loaded at the time. The hit scored three runs which was
enough in the end for a final score of 1 to 3. The Jaguars had a couple of chances to score more runs they just
couldnt get that timely hit to score any runners. The Jaguars made some great plays, mainly getting out of a jam
with bases loaded and no outs in the fifth inning. On the
flip side the Jaguars some misjudgments and misplays on
hits and on the base paths. Myles Davis took the mound
and kept the bulldogs off the scoreboard until the fourth
inning where one hit scored all their runs. Ryan Gustafson came in and did a great job of relieving Myles.
Ryan pitched two innings giving up no hits and pitching
us out of the bases loaded no outs situation in the fifth.

The Jaguars out hit the bulldogs three to five
while again no Jaguar had a multiple hit day. Ryan Gustafson and Cade King were 1 for 2, with Cade King collecting two stolen bases. Cam Anderson and Sam Berglund were both 1 for 3 while Dakota Jaeschke collected
the other Jaguar hit on the day.
Woodward Academy 13-3 W (6-3)

After a tough loss to Ogden the Jaguars got
back on track as they handled Woodward Academy with
a 13 to 3 rout in the fifth inning. Leading the Jaguars was
Myles Davis going 3 for 3 which included a double and a
home run. On the game Myles had 2 RBIs and crossing
the plate himself once. Freshmen Jackson Housken had a
good game at the plate going 2 for 3 while collecting his
first two hits of his young varsity career. Senior Cameron Anderson also went 2 for 3 not to be outdone by the
freshmen. Rounding out the hits on the game were Nolan
Brand and Dakota Jaeschke each having a hit, Dakota had
also had an insane five stolen bases on the game while the
Jaguars really were running wth a total 13 stolen bases on
the game.

The Jaguars used a trio of Junior pitchers including starter Nolan Brand, Dakota Jaeschke, and finishing
the game Sam Berglund. All three controlled the bats for
Woodward and together finished with a 4.20 ERA.

Rich Stoffers throws the first pitch of the Southeast Valley's home baseball game. Photo by Lisa Peterson.

City of Lehigh, IA 50557

Special Council Meeting
Saturday, May 28, 2016 City Hall

Mayor Martin brought the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Present: Hrubes, Richardson, Twito, Timmons and Dellachiesa.

Motion by Hrubes, sec. by Dellachiesa to approve the Agenda.


NEW BUSINESS: Mayor Martin informed the Council about an
incident in which Twito gave the Mayor inaccurate information causing
an employee to be written up. After Twito informed the Mayor that the
information was not accurate the Mayor rescinded the written warning.
Mayor Martin stressed that this type of inaccurate information gathering
needed to stop. The Council conducted interviews for the City Maintenance
position. Motion by Dellachiesa, sec. by Hrubes to hire Ernie Terwilliger
for a full time position at a rate of $12.00 per hour pending the results of a
pre-employment drug screen and background check. Roll Call Vote: Ayes:
Hrubes, Richardson, Timmons, Dellachiesa and Twito. Nays: None/MC.
Motion by Hrubes, sec. by Timmons to adjourn the meeting. All Ayes/MC.
Meeting adjourned at 10:26 a.m.
Kathy Gambill, City Clerk
City of Lehigh, IA 50557

Larry McCabe, is shown with his 1955 Allis
Chalmbers tractor. Photo by Jeff Heck.

A 1946 Ford pickup is owned by Wayne and Rita
Lussman, Fort Dodge. Photo by Jeff Heck.

Tucker Taylor, 4, Dayton, rides a pedal tractor.
Photo by Jeff Heck.

Webster County
unclaimed properties
announced by Treasurer

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has a list
that may add money to your pocket. Treasurer Fitzgerald
is releasing the top 10 unclaimed properties in Webster

Unclaimed property refers to money and other
assets held by financial institutions or companies that
have lost contact with the propertys owner for a specific
period of time.

State law requires these institutions and companies to annually report unclaimed property to the state
treasurers office. The assets are then held until the owner
or heir of the property is found.

Common forms of unclaimed property include
savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed checks,
life insurance policies, utility security deposits and safe
deposit box contents.

Visit the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt at GreatIowaTreasureHunt.gov to begin your search. Like Great
Iowa Treasure Hunt on Facebook and follow the program
on Twitter (@GreatIATreasure). The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt will be published in The Gowrie News and
Dayton Review. Among the names of unclaimed properties is Walter F. Heun, $16,574.36.

Yard Sale, Luncheon

Saturday, June 11
at Our Saviours Lutheran

Chimes Practice will begin at 6:30 p.m. on
Thursday, June 9.

OSLCs yard sale and luncheon be from 8 a.m.

to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Mens Group will meet at
9 a.m. in the Fireside Room.

Sewing Day will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday,
June 13. Women of the Word Officers Mtg. will meet at
1 p.m. in the Fireside Room also.

Sewing day will begin Tuesday, June 14 at 9

Berglung makes the out at first against South Central Calhoun. Photo by Lisa Peterson.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dayton Review

This was the first
pumper fire truck, 1923,
used by the Dayton Fire
Department. Photo by Jeff

Ava Bruner was a runnerup in the pedal pull for
10 year olds. Photo by Jeff Heck.

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