MONDAY, MAY 7th

Trading Post

May 7th, 2012 by Jim Field

FOR SALE: Gas Trimmer Good Running Condition- Singer Brand- 28.5CC- 2-cycle- Model GT2815- dual strand string- Operators & Parts manual.
Toilet-, WHITE- Stool,sank&water valve, Nice condition- NO Cracks,stains or chips.
Miscellaneous bicycle parts, brake levers, front&rear derailleur, tubular wheels with Campy Hubs & more.  712-249-6868.

FOR SALE: Trek road bike—carbon frame—Shimano triple chain ring—24 speed.  Like new condition.  Reasonable price.  Call 712 655 2859.

WANTED: Used  ATV (4 wheeler) 125cc or 250cc, good or better condition.  (712) 249-2994.

FREE: Couch, call 641-747-3050.

WANTED: Odd or miscellaneous jobs, outdoor or indoor.  712-789-1928

FOR SALE: A red 2008 model cycle.  It was purchased in 2009 and only had 78 miles on it at the time.  It now only has 578 miles on it.  In good shape, it can go 50 MPH.  In Massena 779-2281.

FOR SALE: Nice 15 inch tires that are currently on older Chevy Chrome rims.  Could be used for a small truck.  They measure 33 x 12.5 x 15 inches.  Paid $900 originally, but will sell for $350 for the tires and rims.  304-2587 in Exira.

FOR SALE: Four, 15 inch rims on a 5 bolt pattern.  Currently on 2 tires in good shape and 2 tires in average shape.  They are American racing brand.  Could be used for a vehicle like a Ford Ranger or Torres or a Dodge Dakota, but not a Chevy.  $30 per rim, he’ll let you keep the tires.  304-2587 in Exira.

FOR SALE: 2 4X8 trailers, $175 each; 2 sage colored recliners, light weight, $75 each. 712-254-6329

FOR SALE: Light Oak Entertainment Center w/ glass doors.  Adjustable shelves for storage,  storage under TV section,  will hold 28″ TV,  in excellent-perfect condition.  $125.  Call 243-2683.

Kuemper Catholic Boys Golf Tourney

Sports

May 7th, 2012 by Jim Field

(5/5/12 Carroll Golf and Country Club)

  1. Kuemper  307
  2. Harlan  316
  3. Carroll  316
  4. Spencer  318
  5. Atlantic  320
  6. Storm Lake  320
  7. Prairie Valley  322
  8. Humboldt  327
  9. Denison  340
  10. Ballard  349
  11. Webster City  352
  12. Lewis Central  353
  13. Shenendoah  356
  14. Red Oak  394

Individual Scores:

 

  1. John Bral (Storm Lake) 68
  2. Tanner Ludwig (Kuemper) 73
  3. Nicholas Anderson (Prairie Valley) 74
  4. Sam Wilkie (Carroll) 74
  5. John Labernik  (Spencer) 75
  6. Ross Martens (Harlan) 75
  7. Tanner Peterson (Denison) 76
  8. Brad Christiansen (Carroll) 77
  9. Josh Sapp (Kuemper) 77
  10. Matt Gute (Kuemper)  78

Residential burglary reported in Red Oak

News

May 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak are investigating a reported residential burglary. Carla Wickwire, who lives on East Coolbaugh Street, reported to authorities on Saturday, that someone forcefully entered her home while she was out of town, and stole several pieces of electronic equipment and related components. 

The items included a 19” LCD TV, 13 X-BOX Games, an I-POD, and a Laptop computer. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Red Oak Police Department at 712-623-6500, or the Montgomery County Crime stoppers at 800-432-1001.

Atlantic School Board to hold Certified Budget Hearing Tuesday night

News

May 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic School’s District’s Board of Education will hold a Certified Budget Amendment Hearing Tuesday evening in the Media Center, at the high school. The hearing, followed by a public comment period, begins at 7:30-p.m., prior to the start of the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting. 

During the regular session, the Board will hear a progress report on the Middle School project, and a report from Travis Squires, with Piper-Jaffray. In other business, they’ll act on approving General Education/Special Education, and Amended contracts, approve Letters of Assignment, Volunteer Coaches, and any resignations. 

Other action items include approval of: A 2-year agreement with Non-Certified Staff; Bread, Milk and Garbage bids; the Certified 2011-2012 Budget Amendment; Anne Wickman playground expansion at the Lincoln School, and the Lindamood-Bell Reading Program contract. 

Up for discussion prior to adjournment, is the topic of additional classroom space at Schuler Elementary.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: May 7th, 2012

Podcasts, Weather

May 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the Freese-Notis (podcast) forecast for the KJAN listening area, and the weather stat’s for Atlantic….

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NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa: May 7 2012

Weather

May 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT MON MAY 7 2012

TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH.

TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 50S.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S.

Iowa early News Headlines: May 7th 2012

News

May 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Iowa (AP) — At least six people have been killed in a spate of weekend crashes in Iowa. The deadliest crash happened Saturday afternoon in Washington, Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol says a pickup driven by 56-year-old Randall Graber crossed the center line, hitting a motorcycle head-on. Two people on the motorcycle were killed, and Graber and his passenger were injured.

DES MOINES (AP) — The husband of the University of Iowa president will be paid $54,000 this year to attend school fundraisers, although officials who supposedly approved the position have no recollection of doing so. The university says Ken Mason was appointed in 2007 as both a “presidential fundraiser” and a lecturer in the biology department — earning $107,000 a year. A university spokesman says that Ken Mason’s hire was part of the negotiations to lure his wife away from Purdue University.

DES MOINES (AP) — A new memorial honoring teachers has been installed on the grounds of the Iowa Capitol. The display unveiled Saturday is located on the terrace on the northwest corner of the complex. The granite boulder bears the inscription “TEACHER.” The memorial was funded with private donations.

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa legislative leaders are expressing confidence they can finish their protracted budget talks and end their session this week. Many lawmakers left the Statehouse last week because measure weren’t coming up for votes. But Republican House Speaker Kraig Paulsen says lawmakers will return today (Monday), to vote on budget bills following negotiations by legislative leaders. The Legislature was scheduled to adjourn nearly three weeks ago.

CEDAR FALLS (AP) — A Waverly man says he’s sorry for defacing a Cedar Falls highway sign with racist graffiti. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports 27-year-old Joshua Beyer apologized Friday as he pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal mischief. As part of a plea deal, Beyer was sentenced to two to five years’ probation.

Teacher memorial unveiled at Iowa Capitol grounds

News

May 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new memorial honoring teachers has been installed on the grounds of the Iowa Capitol. The display unveiled Saturday is located on the terrace on the northwest corner of the complex. The granite boulder bears the inscription “TEACHER.” Iowa State Education Association President Chris Bern says the memorial is the first in the state dedicated to teachers. He says Iowa has a history of employing the best teachers, which is evident in the state’s graduation rates and student test scores. Money for the memorial came from private donations.

Cardinals Beat Astros 8-1 Sunday

Sports

May 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

HOUSTON (AP) – Tyler Greene hit a career-high two homers and drove in four runs, Adam Wainwright continued his dominance of the Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals got an 8-1 win over Houston on Sunday. The victory breaks a season-long five-game winning streak for the Astros and ends a three-game skid for the Cardinals.  Allen Craig also homered for St. Louis, getting things going with a two-run shot in the first inning. Greene’s two-run home run in the fourth pushed the lead to 6-0 and his solo homer in the eighth made it 8-1.  Wainwright (2-3) allowed seven hits and one run with seven strikeouts in seven innings. He improved to 10-1 in 17 career appearances against the Astros – his most wins against any team. Houston starter J.A. Happ (2-2) allowed six hits and a season-high six runs – five earned – in five innings.

The Cards are in action Monday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Pre-game coverage begins at 7:45-p.m., on AM 1220 and FM 101.1, KJAN.

Red Oak man arrested again on an OWI charge

News

May 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report the arrest late Saturday night, of 43-year old Michael Sean Colebank. Colebank, of Red Oak, was taken into custody on a charge of OWI/3rd offense. He was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $5,000 bond