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KJAN Trading Post

Listen each weekday at 10:15 am and 2:15 pm for “TRADING POST” on AM 1220/FM 101.1, KJAN!

Trading Post rules: limit 3 items per call (any combination of buy, sell, trade, rent or giveaway), we will not accept items that are being sold as part of a regular business venture. Please let us know if you have sold your item or found what you were looking for so we can mark it appropriately.

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Trading Post

January 23rd, 2023 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  bloodhound puppies.  Weaned, First shot, wormed, and ready to go to new home.  $350.  Call or text: 712-589-3503.

FOR SALE:  A hood for a 1957 Chevy, fully restored with all chrome for $300.  A large calf creep feeder for $600.  Carpenter supplies, including many doors and windows of all sizes, for $5 and up.  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE:  Amana heavy duty electric dryer. Asking $100. Call 712-254-0837

TO GIVE AWAY (preferably to a local museum/genealogical center) – Centennial Editions of the Atlantic News Telegraph dating back to 1919, including 1944, 1957, ’58’ and 1968 (to name just a few). Please call 402-680-5265.

FOR SALE:  Dresser for $50. 68″ L X 18″ D X 30 1/2″ HIGH.  530-531-9492.

FREE:  wardrobe storage cabinet-  2 drawers missing– heavy.  FREE:  need a good home for Toby a grey kitty..neutered….and still have female gray kitty that’s declawed and spayed and orange kitty named Jojo that is neutered but has claws.  Black and white male that is neutered also.  All in Atlantic.  530-531-9492.

WANTED:  A small forklift, a mower (bush hog) that attaches to a skid loader, grinder/mixer.  Call 712-355-1566.


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January 16th, 2023 by Lori Murphy

FOR SALE: Maytag stove. Runs on LP gas. Has 5 burners and a self cleaning convection oven with several racks. Door handle is broken, but can still be opened and closed easily. Located in the Atlantic area. Buyer must haul. Asking $250 cash. 712-249-0145.

FOR SALE:  2 Kitchen Utensil sets..Purple and Orange. They have the holder for them too. Like New.  $25 a set.  New never opened- Supply Line for ice maker, 25 ft, $20.  530-531-9492.

FREE:  still have cats to give away to a good home/NO Kittens.  530-531-9492.

FOR SALE: Cub Cadet self-propelled snowblower. 6 gauge with reverse. Like brand new. Asking $900. Located in Griswold area 402-689-5954

FOR SALE: Large creep feeder. Believe it is galvanized. $600. Also have a ’57 Chevy hood. Restored with all the hardware…asking $350 or will consider trading. 712-355-1566

FOR SALE: Dried, seasoned firewood. Will sell in any amount, very reasonably priced! Also several lengths of good, used corrugated tin. Call for more information 712-249-5160.

FOR SALE: 21″ single stage snowblower. Works good! $145.00 cash only. Call 712-249-6835 in Atlantic

FOR SALE: 5.6ft long x 26in wide x 32 in high. Cherry wood office bench/table. Asking $450. Interested call Tim at 712-249-9242 and leave message. Local pick up only.


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January 9th, 2023 by Jim Field

FOR SALE: Selling a box of puppy supplies. New or barely used. A Snuggle Pup with Heartbeat, almost full box of Puppy Housebreaking Pads, a small dog bed, an XS Dog Harness, 2 small collars, Bells to hang on your door to aid in Potty Training for your pup!! New cost for all items over $100.00. Selling all for $50.00. Call or text 712-249-5675

FOR SALE: Antique road grader, CAT brand. 8ft blade, everything works. $600. Antique ringer washing machine, works, $200. Antique snow sleds, steel rail type, 2 are new, asking $40 on up. Call 712-355-1566 in Council Bluffs.

FOR SALE: Wildcat 4×8 twin fan snowblower. 3-point mount style with two chutes. 8-foot wide. Located in Rembrandt, IA. Asking $8,750. Call 712-296-3946.

FREE: Vitamaster 1200 Treadmill- works. The time, pulse & speed monitor work, incline does not. Call 641-745-7505.  CLAIMED!

FOR SALE: Black swivel bar stool. New regular height bar stool with a back. Best Offer. Call 712-769-2426 or cell: 605-651-3135

FOR SALE: (1) 6,000 bushel and (1) 12,000 bushel grain bins. Both have drying floors. Will sell all or parts. Prices are negotiable. Located near Hamlin. Call 712-304-0178.

FOR SALE: Deluxe SUNBEAM mixmaster mixer—white–12 speed—burst of speed—small & large bowl–beater ejecter—dough hook—turntable– lightly used.. Asking $20.00 Call 712-243-4132 SOLD

FOR SALE: Dewalt DW 705 compound miter saw. 12″ saw. Used, works perfectly. No longer need. Asking $125. Call 712-254-3673

FOR SALE: Pure bred jack rat-terrier puppy, 10 weeks old, had first puppy shot, tail is docked, wormed twice , female. Call 712-589-3503.

FOR SALE: Wooden Ox Yolk in excellent condition, asking $250 firm. A very useful item for farming. Call 712-243-4132 or leave a message.

FOR SALE: Brand-new pair of shoes and a brand-new pair of slippers. Both size 14 W. Call 712-250-4021.

FOR SALE: 6- 9-inch Pyrex pie plates. $15 Call 515-523-1350

WANTED: Older duck call for display. Call 712-249-1775

FOR SALE:  2003 Subaru Forrester, milled Head with new head gasket, new brakes and new tires, new catalytic converter, 30 MPG.  Asking $2500.  Contact Steve at 575-590-1305.

FOR SALE:  Carpenter’s supplies, including a variety of doors and windows, asking $5 and up.  A variety of farm machinery for $100 and up.  A Chrysler Lebaron convertible with 100,000 miles, asking $2,300 OBO.  Call 712 -355-1566.

WANTED: Looking to buy a container or multiple containers.712-355-1566

FOR SALE: Tandem disks, one 14ft and one 12ft. Tandem ground packer, 10ft wide. Call 712-355-1566.


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January 4th, 2023 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  Dewalt 90,000 BTU kerosene heater.  Dual power, can be run on 110v outlet or 20v battery.  Great heat source for a power outage.  Brand new still in unopened box.  Asking $375.  Call or text 712-254-3673.

FOR RENT:  commercial office space in Atlantic, about 1,400 square feet with 3 offices and 2 bathrooms.  Available now at $600/month.  Call 712-249-0900.

WANTED:  An old Volkswagen van from the 1950’s or 1960’s in any condition.  Offering a cash reward of $500 if your tip leads to a purchase.  Call 620-910-7257.

FOR SALE: Sound bar. Small speakers detach from end of sound bar. $50 firm.  For more information call 712-249-7699

FOR SALE: 12 complete puzzles. 300 and 750 pcs. $2 each for single puzzle boxes, $5 for 4 puzzle box. SOLD  Also 6 9inch Pyrex pie plates…asking $3 each. Call 515-523-1350. Located in Stuart. Will deliver to Atlantic.

FOR SALE:  An add-on furnace for $1,100.  A fireplace for $100.  2-cycle, 1200- watt portable generator, new in box for $90.   Call 712-355-1566.


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December 27th, 2022 by Jim Field

FREE:  egg cartons.  Call 712-243-5652. CLAIMED

FOR SALE: 7 Playstation 4 games, priced from $10-to $15 each. Some games have two disks each. Call 712-254-0837.

FREE:  Vitamaster 1200 Treadmill – works.  The time, pulse, & speed monitor work.  Incline does not work.  Call 641-745-7505CLAIMED!

WANTED: A garage or storage shed to rent in or close to Atlantic. Call 712-250-0788

FOR SALE: Floor jacks, $20 each; Ceiling fan w/heat & cool functions, & remote control, $500.  Sandblaster for $35. Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE:  30 unit Heritage Village Collection.  Asking $15 each or if you want the entire set, $12.50 each.  Call 712-249-0257 in Wiota.

FOR SALE:  Dolomite Legacy Walker.  A great and sturdy adult walker with a seat, removable basket, and good brakes. Folds down for easy transport. $275.  Call 712-243-5652.


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December 19th, 2022 by Jim Field

FREE: Several hundred cancelled stamps. Looking for an organization or someone who would like them before January 6 (when they will be thrown away). Call 712-243-4165 TAKEN!

FOR SALE: Polk soundbar. Used for one month. 38″ long. Selling for $100obo. Call 712-254-0217

FOR SALE:  Chevy pick-up short box bed liner for $20.  EZ-Flo fertilizer/seeder for $35.  John Deere 2-row planter for $450.  Call 712-355-1566.

WANTED:  To rent a 2 or 3 Bedroom House with a garage in or close to Atlantic for a couple….no kids.  Call 712-828–5885 leave a message if no answer as I work at home during the day.

FREE TO GOOD HOMES:  I need homes badly for these kitties please.  The orange kitty is JoJo.  He is neutered and had his shots too.  Max is the black and white one. He needs a home bad to as he has been living outside and is always in my window.  He is friendly with me and follows me everywhere when I’m outside.  It hurts to see him out there in the cold.  Toby is the gray one sitting on the scratching post.  He loves to lay on your lap.  Missy is only female.  She is spayed and front declawed.  She really needs a home badly.  She doesn’t care for other kitties because she has always been bullied by her half-siblings so she is scared.  She loves to be petted and will lay on your lap when she gets used to you.  All of them are up to date on shots. All are in Atlantic.  Also, I have a female kitty about ready to have kittens.  She is outside and she won’t let you pet her.  I have been feeding her for a while now.  If anyone has a trap that can maybe get her as I hate to see her have her babies in this cold.  531-530-9492.

FOR SALE:  2 canoes and one kayak with new trailer with tool box for $1,100 OBO.  Call 712-355-1566.

WANTED:  a chisel or jackhammer, electric or air powered.  Also, an oak bed, frame only.  Call 712-355-1566.

WANTED: Small bales of straw or baled cornstalks for around foundation of a house. Need them delivered for an elderly lady who lives 4 miles west of Griswold.  Call 712-783-4258 or 712-249-9143. Please leave a message if no answer.   FOUND!

FOR SALE:  I have (2) vanity lights and (1) ceiling fan for sale.  $20 for everything.  Call or text 712-249-3558SOLD!

FOR SALE: Small antique organ. Fits on a 48″ wall. in working order. $100 OBO. 520-445-1343 call or text for information.

FOR SALE: 2 Snowblowers. Both are single stage, one is electric start. Both work good. Asking $175.00 each. Call for details 712-249-6835 (no texts please)

FOR SALE:  Drywall jack. 150 lbs lift capacity, 16′ ceiling and 19′ wall height capacity. 4″ lockable swivel casters. New. $175.00.  Call 712-254-3673.

WANTED:  Sears Kenmore Sewing Machine Manual, bobbins and cams for special stitches for a machine left to sell at Griswold’s The Lord’s Closet recently.  I have bought it and would be so grateful for these additions.  Thank you so much.  Phone at 712-769-2426 or 605-651-3135.


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December 12th, 2022 by Lori Murphy

FOR SALE: 4 tires on 5 bolt aluminum rims.  Size 265/75/R15’s. Less than 3,000 miles on them, in good condition. Also have a spare. Make an offer. 712-363-4286

FOR SALE:  Silvercote R-19 insulation.  6′ wide x 60′ long each roll.  Menards price is $439.00 + tax.  Asking $350.00 per roll or $925.00 for all 3.  New never opened.  Call 712-254-3673.

FOR SALE:  Triple slow cooker for $30.  Call 712-249-7173.

WANTED:  a Santa Claus outfit.  Call 712-249-8225.

FOR SALE:  30 unit Heritage Village Collection.  Asking $15 each or if you want the entire set, $12.50 each.  Call 712-249-0257 in Wiota.

FOR SALE: Doors and windows. Most are new in box. Windows include storm windows, portal windows and others. Doors include French doors, garage doors and other doors , mostly for outdoors. $5 and up. Also have furnaces including an add-on furnace and a Lenox brand… $150 and up. Still have Chrysler Le Baron convertible for sale. Has 100,000 miles on it. $1800 obo or will trade for a 4 wheeler. 712-355-1566

FOR SALE:  Nativity set, $60.  Call 712-249-7173.

FOR SALE:  Galls Acrylic/Wool Commando Sweater, Navy Blue, Men’s Size 5X, still in original packaging, $35.00.  Victoria Secret Backpack, great Condition, $20.00.  Victoria Genuine Leather & Fur Men’s Coat Size 4XL, entire coat is fur lined, even the sleeves and hood, zippered inside pocket on right side, hood is removable, never worn, this would make a great Christmas gift. $350.00.  Call 701-240-8190, I live in Atlantic.

FOR SALE:  Trailers (hay, utility, etc.) for $100 and up.  Allis-Chalmers and IH tractors with wide front ends for $1,800 and up.  Call 712-355-1566.

WANTED:  a queen-size oak bed.  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE:  16 x 15 inch walnut end table.  I removed the bark.  Would make a good Christmas gift!  Asking $50.  Contact Tim at 712-249-9242 and leave a message if I don’t answer.

FOR SALE:  AKC Purebred Rottweiler Pups – 1 Male & 1 Female available.  Born October 26th, READY TO GO.   Call 712-249-7476 or 712-249-2692 for more information.

FOR SALE: 7 Playstation 4 games. Asking $25 each. Call for more information 712-254-0837

FOR SALE:  Allis-Chalmers 3-point hook-up with plow and rear blade for $200.  3-point hook-up with pole driver, leveler and tandem disc and other Allis-Chalmers tractors for sale. Also a Sandblaster, used once, for $60.  Call 712-355-1566 for more information.

WANTED: Good used high chair. Call or text 515-240-8267 or 515-566-8323  FOUND!

WANTED:  Jack stands/levelers for an RV.  Also, a small engine repairman.  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE:  Lighted, musical Christmas wreath, battery operated for $18. Mr & Mrs. Santa, approximately 18″ tall for $18. Small Christmas decor birdhouse for $10. Will sell all three together for $40. Will deliver in Kimballton, Elk Horn and Atlantic. 417-876-7108. Pictures upon request.


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December 5th, 2022 by Jim Field

WANTED:  Lift chair/recliner.  Call 712-249-2543.

FOR SALE:  1991 4255 John Deere tractor, with 6,500 hours, duals, front and rear weights, excellent condition.  Call for more information 712-249-3732.

FOR SALE: 2 Snowblowers. Both are single stage, one is electric start. Both work good. Call for details 712-249-6835 (no texts please)

FOR SALE: Polk soundbar. 38” long. price reduced to $99 obo. Call 712-249-0217

FOR SALE:  A 2004 Chevy 4WD minivan, as is, make an offer.  Ultralite 2-seat trike airplane with parachute for $16,000.  CAN-AM Spyder for $11,000.  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE: Velux skylight. Measures 21″ x 45″. New in box $90. Also,  4 antique sleds (wood with metal runners) and 2 new sleds. $65 and up. New fireplace. Uses real logs or a gas log. $90. Call 712-355-1566

FOR SALE:  retaining wall blocks in many shapes, sizes and colors for 50 cents each.  Appliances including a stove and apartment size refrigerator for $10 and up. Portal windows…all shapes (octagon, diamond, round, quarter moon). Call for more information  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE:  AKC Purebred Rottweiler Pups, Born October 26th, ready to go week of December 19th (just in time for Christmas).  Males & females available.  Call 712-249-7476 or 712-249-2692 for more information.

FREE:  ProForm treadmill. Call 712-249-3378

FOR SALE:  Shih Tzu puppies, 2 males.  Ready to go.  $450.  402-590-6838SOLD!

FOR SALE: Shore Land’r boat trailer. Hauls a 16 ft boat. 1 7/8″ ball hitch. Reduced to $350.  Call 712/549-2410.

FOR SALE:  A variety of doors and windows, Pella and Mastercraft, most are outside doors including some French doors.  Also, large creep feeder for baby calves for $600.  And, a CAN-AM motorcycle with only 900 miles.  Call 712-355-1566.

WANTED:  Good used refrigerator and an electric stove.  Please call 712-249-0995.

WANTED: Someone to clear driveway and sidewalks of snow this season. Mostly concerned with driveway snow removal. Call 712-249-7487 in Atlantic.

WANTED:  looking for kittens!  515-525-8319.


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November 28th, 2022 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  Two goats, 1 male and 1 female.  Female is pregnant and should give birth in next 30-40 days.  Asking $250 for the pair.  Please text 712-827-0249.

FOR SALE:  Great Pyrenees, born April 2022.  Vincent is an amazing farm dog!  He is very gentle and great with other animals and kids.  We are moving and unfortunately cannot take him with us. Asking $600.  Please text 712-827-0249.

FOR SALE:  Vintage Sunbeam Mixmaster stand mixer, complete with two glass bowls and two beater attachments.$40.  Call 712-249-9207SOLD!

WANTED:  Looking for sink trap for an old farmhouse kitchen sink.  Call Katherine (712)590-7001 FIXED!

FOR SALE:  Many doors and windows, including a 9′ x 7′ garage door.  Also, many colors and shapes of tile, asking $1/box.  And, a Westinghouse water heater and a wood burning furnace, both still in the crate for $800 and up on each.  Call 712-355-1566.

FOR SALE: 4 tires on 5 bolt aluminum rims.  Size 265/75/R15’s. Less than 3,000 miles on them, in good condition. Also have a spare. Make an offer. 712-363-4286

WANTED: Jack stands used to level an RV Call 712-355-1566

FOR SALE: Dolmar cement cutter. Has a $130 blade and new catalytic convertor. $175 Call 712-355-1566

WANTED: Black powder pistols. .36 or .44 caliber. Call 712-249-7637

WANTED:  Looking for Snow Removal for Sidewalks and the Parking Lot in Audubon, Iowa at The Friendship Village Apartment Complex.  Please call 712-243-4033 if interested in cleaning the sidewalks, the parking lots or both.

FOR SALE: Red Dragon Tow Hitch. Used to pull pickup behind tractor or combine. Heavy duty. Asking $30. Call 712-249-3978

WANTED:  Silver plated or sterling silver spoons and forks.  Call 712-549-2410 in Brayton.  Ask for Greg.

FOR SALE:  Golden Retriever puppy. Needs a family.  Call 712-579-1981.

WANTED:  I’m looking for a 1-2 bedroom house for rent.  Preferably with a garage.  I’m a good renter.  Always on time with rent money and take good care of the property.  I’m a disabled veteran and Born Again Christian, no wild parties or smoking.  Please call 712 249 9242 ask for Tim.

FOR SALE: Weather Tech floor liners. Came out of a Ford Explorer. Have the front floor liners, back and 3rd row seating floor liners. Asking $75. Call for more information 712-249-9783

WANTED:  A tailgate for a 2009 Ford F-150 pick-up.  Color doesn’t matter.  No dents or rust.  Call 712-249-2891.

FOR SALE: Polk soundbar. 38″ long. Used for one month. Selling for $150 obo. Call 712-254-0217. Will deliver to Exira or Atlantic

FREE TO A GOOD HOME:  Orange tabby Male neutered kitty.  Friendly and likes laying on lap too. 531-530-9492.

FREE TO A GOOD HOME:  Gray striped male neutered kitty.  531-530-9492.

FREE TO A GOOD HOME:  Female gray kitty, spayed and front declawed. Needs a home with no other cats. 531-530-9492.  I really need to find good homes for these kitties. They deserve it. Wasn’t their fault they were born.  I can’t keep all these cats unless someone wants to give me a country house to live in where there’s more room.


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November 21st, 2022 by Jim Field

WANTED:  A tailgate for a 2009 Ford F-150 pick-up.  Color doesn’t matter.  No dents or rust.  Call 712-249-2891.

FOR SALE: Shore Land’r boat trailer. Hauls a 16 ft boat. 1 7/8″ ball hitch. $450.  Call 712/549-2410.

WANTED:  Looking for a good used Freezer. Please call 712-249-2823.

ESTATE SALE: Lighted China Cabinet, light brown loveseat, and much more. Something for everyone. Saturday, November 26 from 9am-2pm and Sunday, November 27 from 1-3pm. Norma Reed Estate 1200 Roosevelt Drive, Atlantic. 712-250-0434

FOR SALE: Several sleds- 2 are new, 3 are used. $40 and up. 50 gal. Westinghouse hot water heater-energy efficient. Wood burning stove that attaches to furnace. Bought for $2000, will sell for $1000.  Also a Lenox furnace…used but has been serviced. $150 Call 712-355-1566

FOR SALE: Seven puzzles. They are all complete with all the pieces and in a non-smoking home. Asking $50 for all of them or $11 a piece. (No Holds) First come first serve. Call 712-249-7699.

WANTED: Queen size bed, oak. Call 712-355-1566. FOR SALE: A variety of doors and windows. Most outside doors including some french doors. Also have a garage door. $20 on up. Call 712-355-1566

WANTED: An older KJAN coffee mug. Call 712-249-0900

WANTED: Someone to clear a driveway and sidewalks of snow, this season. Please call 712-249-7487.

FOR SALE: 3 Snowblowers.  *John Deere 22″ , 2 stage. Works great. $235. *Toro 18″ single stage with new flappers. Works good $165. *Craftsman 20″ single stage with new flappers. Works good $200. Located in Atlantic. Calls only 712-249-6835

FOR SALE: Two dairy goats for sale. 1 buck and 1 doe. The doe is pregnant and should give birth in December sometime. Very friendly goats. Asking $300 for the pair. Email chrismelanson88@gmail.com

WANTED: Looking for a set of bunk beds to buy. Don’t need the mattresses. Located in Atlantic and have a pickup to haul. Call 360-271-0166.

FOR SALE: CAN-AM motorcycle with spyder decal package. Automatic with 900 original miles. Paid $20,000, Asking $10,000. Also have for sale a Chrysler LeBaron convertible. New muffler and 100,000 original miles. $1,800 or would be willing to trade for a small forklift. Call 712-355-1566.

FREE TO GOOD HOME: 2 Silky Rex doe rabbits. They are 1 year old, tame and would be great for a 4H project. These does are sisters and cannot be caged together because they fight.  If you take both rabbits and need the cages, seller has 2 cages for $100. Call 712-249-6074.