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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

February 7th, 2022 by Jim Field

FOR SALE: Thule car rooftop carrier. Plastic carrier with locking box. Used only once. Asking half price of what they paid, $300. Call 712-243-2288 and leave a message. SOLD!

WANTED: Looking for an inline 6-cylinder engine for a 1991 Ford F150 Lariat. Call 712-249-2891.

WANTED:  .303 British hunting rifle with 10-round magazine .  Call 509-571-7969 (in Atlantic) and leave a voice mail if no answer.

FOR SALE:  Vintage blue Copenhagen Denmark plates from 1963-1971 & 1973-1987.  $100.  712-249-7173.

FOR SALE:  New Ranger Thermolite men’s boots. They have never been worn. Asking $65.00. please call 712-789-1089.

FOR SALE:  Kirby Avalir vacuum with attachments and shampooer. Vacuum runs fine but the transmission or self propel is not working properly. Can be used as a canister vacuum. Great suction.  Call 712-544-2883.


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January 31st, 2022 by Chris Parks

IN NEED OF HOMES: I still have some cats to give away to good homes only because I have to many that I keep saving from starving or freezing. They are all good kitties. Just one of them Missy needs a home without other cats as she is so scared of them after being chased so she hides a lot so I have to separate them off  and on when I can. the gray kitty pic is Missy and she is 7 and front declawed, spayed, wormed and has had her shots up to date also. All the cats have had shots and been wormed too. Missing: I still have my Ollie that has been missing for 2 months now and his Mother disappeared over nite too a few weeks later. Now his brother Charlie disappeared last Sunday Jan 30. The boys both have a V cut in their ear from being neutered.
They went missing in Highland Addition on the corner of Highway 83. I just want to know what happened to them cause I wanted good homes for all of them but not just disappearing. Someone has had to see them. Looks like we have 3 kittens to give away to. They are 4 months old and i had there earlier pics on here. I had 2 gave away but they haven’t got back to me as they were to get them this week. 712-254-3267

WANTED: Pontoon Boat. Call 712-249-8569

FOR SALE: Solid Maple dresser $80; Procom 30,000 BTU dual heater propane or gas $100; Dresser with solid wood drawers $100. Call or text 712-249-7151.

FOR SALE: light grey, like new weighted blanket for a twin bed.  New about $60 will be grateful for $45 or best offer; Taking out 4″x4″ clay red ombre tile from kitchen and foyer.  Some chipped but most in good condition to relay. Lewis area: 712-769-2426 or if not home:  cell #  605-651-3135.

WANTED: Old buzz saw blade. 712-249-1775. FOUND!

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

FOR SALE: Vintage Stroller Carriage $100 OBO – Avoca, IA. In very good shape for its age. Has a small tear on the retractable canopy.  Please text or call Adam 641-512-6117

FOR SALE: Very nice and clean hamper. Brown in color with a lining that could be taken out and washed and put back in. Asking $15.00 for it. (Firm) Good condition.712-249-7699

FOR SALE: Three unopened HP 60XL ink cartridges. All three for $40. Call 712-249-5769. SOLD!

FREE: (3) 8’ church/banquet tables. These are not in great shape but they are functional. They work great with a table cloth over top – or for garage sales. Pick up in Avoca. Call or text Adam 641-512-6117.

FOR SALE: Set of 3 wooden booth’s  40$ 712-249-7173


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January 24th, 2022 by admin

FOR SALE: Small ranch style home. 2 bedrooms, well-kept with newer furnishings. Newer furnace, hot water heater, shingles, energy efficient window, central air. The home will need to be moved from current location, should be easily accomplished by a company. Appraised for $35,000 but asking $5,000 to offset moving cost. Seller will work with buyer on timeframe for moving. Has been heated during the winter so it can be viewed anytime. Call 712-304-2587.

FOR SALE: 86×53 carpet $10; FREE: Full size retro spring bed. 712-249-7173






FOR SALE: Full sized bed frame. Great shape. Like new. Asking price is $50.00. Could negotiate on price maybe. 712-249-7699






Needing to re-home: Owner is sick and can no longer care for and can not be taken in by family due to allergies. 1 female cat, light & dark gray and 1 male, dark gray.  Both have white stomachs, fixed and up to date on shots. 712-249-5293.






FOR SALE: upright walker. $100. 712-243-4914.

FOR SALE: 1,000 bushel wood grainery; Steel posts, mostly 6-feet tall for fencing; Dry, seasoned firewood. Will sell for any amount at a reasonable price.  712-249-5160.

Needs a new home: Female cat been Spayed and Front Declawed.7 years old Gray and white. Her name is Missy. I’ve been caring for her since my mom passed but my cats keep attacking her. Really need a home for her urgently. 2 orange cats: Thunder & Lightning are brothers. Thunder loves to talk and once they get to trust you Lightning likes to lay on your lap but Thunder hasn’t been a lap cat but loves to be brushed and petted.  No front claws and neutered Missy is half sister and loves to be petted also and lap cat sometimes. She has been bullied by my cats but she has always been a  loner away from other animals. Lucy & Charlie are brother and sister and they are really lovable too. They are almost 9 months old and fixed and shots too. Rocco is a stray I’ve been taking care of since Sept 2021. I got him fixed and his rabies shot too. He is lovable too.  All have been fixed and had there shots too. 712-254-3267






FOR SALE: Vintage Avon Cardinal perfume (full) and yellow bird 1/2 full. $60 for all 4.; Folding chairs $25 (6 total); Cross Stitch supplies $50 (thread, books, needles, some bibs and misc.) Contact: Adam 641-512-6117

FOR SALE: Purebred German Shepherd Puppies: Puppies are wormed, and have had their 6 week shots. 2 males (sable). They are 10 weeks old now. Cost is $600, they are available now.  Contact Amanda at 712-249-1180. HOMES FOUND!


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January 17th, 2022 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  32″ Polaroid TV.  Good condition. HDMI, VGA, and cable hookups.  Power cord included.  No remote, but a universal remote can be programmed for it.  $35.  Symphonic DVD player with working remote, power cord, and cables.  $5.  $40 for the pair.  Located in Audubon. Call 715-718-6180.

FOR SALE:  1954 Willy’s Jeep Pickup, V8, Chevy drive train, asking $7,500.  Call 712-304-0924 or 712-268-2609 in Exira.

FOR SALE: Guess brand women’s faux leather jacket. Size small. $100/OBO.  TEXT 712-789-0685.

FOR SALE: A 3-point blade for a tractor. Good shape with a weight on top. $250 OBO. Want it gone so give him a call; Blade for a Craftsman lawn tractor with chains. $150 obo. 712-249-8225.

FOR SALE:  1996 Honda 400 4-wheeler.  Has snow blade, new battery and new winch.  Asking  $3000.00.  Call 712-249-5206.

WANTED: Looking for an outdoor digital tv antenna to replace one that was damaged in recent storms. Replacing one that was about 5ft in length. Also looking for a dump rake to drag brush behind a tractor. Call 712-249-0233.

FOR SALE:  Men’s dark brown leather coat, size 2XL, fur lined, 2 pockets outside and 2 inside, fur lined, genuine leather from real lamb skin, made in Turkey, it is brand new, never worn.  $350.00 cash only.  Call or text 701-240-8190 (In Atlantic).

FOR SALE:  Pfaff Grand Quilter Longarm set on a 10 ft. Grace frame with cloth leaders. Extras include stitch regulator, new Pantagraph lazer, pantagraphs and plexiglass, owner manuals/instructions, foot and knee pedals/sewing foot for regular sewing, dozen+ bobbins, needles, new 2nd thread stand. Great for beginner to see if right for you. Check out and take sample run.  Asking $1000.  712-789-9509. SOLD

FOR SALE:  Grass hay, baled dry, stored inside.  Small squares $4.50 and $6.00.  3x3x8 are $75.00. Located SE of Hamlin.   Call 712-304-0178.

FREE:  I have two old style TVs.  I also will include the little boxes you need for over the air signal.  Up here on the hill we get 40 channels on both of these TVs!  Both the TVs work great!  I know how much everyone wants flat screens but if you have the space they are good TV’s.  Both are 27 inch.  The other one is Orion brand.  If anyone would have a good use for one or both of these TVs.  Call:   712-304-0178   Located SE of Hamlin.

FOR SALE: small Hamilton Beach air fryer, good for serving 1-2 people. $25. 712-254-0217. SOLD!

FOR SALE:  Peerless double bar chains new in the box fit a lawn tractor $30. 712-250-1005.

FOR SALE:  Purebred German Short Hair Pointer, 7 weeks old. Have had first set of shots. Asking $500. Both parents are great hunters.  Please contact Aaron 712-779-0334.


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January 10th, 2022 by Jim Field

WANTED: 2 person vinyl tent, sleeping bag, pad for for sleeping on. 509-571-7969 (in Atlantic).

WANTED:  I need someone with a truck & a scoop to clean up & haul away birdseed from beneath feeders. Not a difficult job, but I have a shoulder injury.  Call 712-389-4321 in Atlantic.

WANTED:  a 10 inch Truck grain loading Auger about 30 feet long call near Lewis: 605-651-3134.

WANTED:  looking for a used refrigerator, frost free, mid-size, low price.  Call 712-579-5417 Harlan.

FOR SALE: 2 red plastic gas jugs, $5 for both; bright orange helmet, used for 2 years $125. 254-6167.

FOR SALE: Purebred German Shepherd Puppies: 3 female black and tan pups and 3 male sable pups are available to a good home.  Puppies are 8 weeks old, wormed, and have had their 6 week shots.  Cost is $600, they are available now.  Contact Amanda at 712-249-1180.

LOOKING FOR INFO: Looking for Atlantic Alumni from the class of 1950 to get back in touch with. Contact Jeneane (Poch) Marshall: parkeandjeneane@aol.com or 563-355-7616.

FOR SALE:  Barracuda 1/3 HP submersible sump pump. Brand new-never opened. $75 obo.  Custom Nascar Busch Series neon sign. Works perfectly.  $125 firm.   “Gone Hunting” 3-D artwork. $15.   Black and Decker portable grinder. New. Never used. $25.   712-250-0266.

NEEDS A NEW HOME:  Re-home an adult Golden Retriever. 712-579 1981 adoption fee.

NEEDS A NEW HOME: Looking to re-home a 6-year-old housecat. Orange tiger striped female that has been spayed and declawed. Has never been outside, just an indoor cat. Owners are moving and don’t have a good way to take her with. Call 712-789-9713.


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January 3rd, 2022 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  2000 Ford Ranger, White exterior/ tan interior/ 2 wheel drive/ 105,000 miles, $4,500.  Contact Jill Huntley for questions or to see 515-865-2533.

FOR SALE: Log wood cast iron wood stove, 6″ chimney, regularly $449, asking $250, in very good condition. 712-243-2288, leave a message.

LOST:  Weber grill cover has blown away in the neighborhood of Redwood Dr. and 18th St. in Atlantic.  If anyone finds please call 712-249-2823.  FOUND!

WANTED:  Christmas plates/place settings.  Call 712-243-4701.

FOR SALE: International H tractor w/ loader for parts. 712-420-3016.

FOR SALE:  Men’s dark brown leather coat, size 2XL, fur lined, 2 pockets outside and 2 inside, fur lined, genuine leather from real lamb skin, made in Turkey, it is brand new, never worn.  $350.00 cash only.  Call or text 701-240-8190 (In Atlantic).

FOR SALE: Baby crib, smaller than most, fits through doorway. Includes mattress and sheet, perfect for Grandma’s house. $35 OBO you haul. 712-254-0217.

WANTED:  Looking to hire someone to move 24 large round hay bales from Hancock to Walnut.  Call  712-355-2034.

FOR SALE:  Set of chains for garden tractor double bar $15. 712-250-1005.  SOLD!


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December 28th, 2021 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  Turbo charged 2005 Mazda, modified car with open hood, 5 speed, 4 cylinder, running lights in front, won 2nd place at AtlanticFest last year, only selling because no garage to keep it in, currently in a friends garage in Atlantic so has been kept dry. 651-376-8696. SOLD!

FOR SALE: Toro snowblower. 20″ single stage with electric start. Works well. $235 cash. Call 712-249-6835.

FOR SALE:  Assorted African Cichlids, 11 total available, 2-2.5” in length (3 -4 months old), $3 each or all for $25.  Located in Avoca.  Text Adam @ 641-512-6117.

MISSING:  Sandy colored 8 month old kitty. His ear is clipped because he has been neutered and had his rabies shot.  Last seen Friday evening Dec 3rd and Sat morning he was gone.  He has always been here ready to eat and play with brother and sister. His eyes run a lot too so he usually has marks down his eyes.  If anyone knows about him let me know.  If someone picked him up I just want to know either way if he’s OK or something bad might have happened to him. He disappeared from trailer house on the corner of Highway 83 in Highland Addition.  In this picture Ollie is the one in front with his eyes almost closed.  712-254-3267.

FOR SALE: 2 trailers full of old antiques, tools, and various other items that came out of a wind damaged shed. $5 on up for items. Call 712-249-0233.

FOR SALE:  Selling only because of health issue. New,electric bike. Selling below my cost. $1,300. Denison 712-269-5135. SOLD!


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December 20th, 2021 by Jim Field

FOR SALE: TV /Console table. Can be used in any room as an accent piece or for your tv. Two bifold doors open up to 3 shelves for great storage. This is a solid piece of furniture 43” W, 39”H, 14” D.  Asking $280.  Danby Wine Cooler; It has a blue light and multiple shelving for all your favorite wines. 17 1/2” W, 31 1/2”H, 18” D. Asking $135.  If interested, please call 712-249-2823.  SOLD!

FOR SALE:  Yamaha guitar with case and extras, $125.  Size 11 men’s leather skates (like new), $40.  CB Chrome snare drum with case and pad, $40.  New Carhartt insulated 40 x 30 bibs, $40. SOLD!  Will deliver to Atlantic.  Cash only.  Call 712-243-2408.

FOR SALE: Upright freezer, 15-cubic feet of storage. NOT frost free. Works perfectly. $270 cash only. 243-3002. SOLD

FOR SALE:  Men’s dark brown leather coat, size 2XL, fur lined, 2 pockets outside and 2 inside, fur lined, genuine leather from real lamb skin, made in Turkey, it is brand new, never worn.  $350.00 cash only.  Call or text 701-240-8190 (In Atlantic).

FOR SALE:  Double Bed, mattress, box spring and frame. Excellent condition $125 o.b.o. Also 1250 watt Panasonic Microwave $25. 712-250-0266.

FOR SALE: Kirby vacuum. Very clean and good condition. Works great. Just too heavy for 80-year-old. $10. 712-243-4619  SOLD!

WANTED: riding lawn mowers and snow blowers that need some TLC. 712-249-6835

FOR SALE:  We have female purebred Great Pyrenees puppies for sale. $325.  Make great guards for farm, livestock and children.  Please text or call 712-590-0179.


FOR SALE:  Kirby vacuum sweeper, 3-4 years old, excellent condition, easy to use, can operate with just a finger, lots of attachments includes as rug scruber. No longer need as we put in wood floors. Paid $2500.00, asking $500.00. Cash only.  Call 712-784-3894 or 712-249-7622. I am old school so no text please.  SOLD!


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December 13th, 2021 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  Hunting Coat – NEW – This is a deluxe hydration hunting coat (Rocky is the brand). Size -Large (42-44) It is waterproof with multiple zippered compartments and dual game bags. Has shotshell holders. Price – $80.  Two reversible down-filled vests (one side navy blue and other side gray) – Adult size – Small. Both are NEW. Price is $15 each.  One pair of Army surplus pants (NEW) Size – Medium – Waist is expandable (31-35″) – Inseam is (29 1/2 – 32 1/2″). Has drawstring ties on pant legs. – $25.  Call 515-943-6471 (Exira)

FREE TO A GOOD HOME: Very large collection of Noah’s Ark memorabilia. These are not toys and probably should not be played with. They would make a very great display. If interested please call 712-249-8750 (no text please). GONE

FOR SALE:  Sony Bravia LCD 32” flat screen TV for sale – $79.  Call 712-254-2254.

FOR SALE: Yamaha Guitar w/ case and extras $150 obo; Drill Master cordless combo pack, 18 volt drill, jigsaw, sander & light $100 at Harbor Freight, selling for $60 (like new); CB Chrome snare drum w/ case &pad (like new), $50. 712-243-2408.

FOR SALE:  43″ LG flat screen TV, works great, $75.  Call 712-304-4998 in Hamlin.

FOR SALE: Kirby vacuum. Very clean and good condition. Works great. Just too heavy for 80 year old. $10. 712-243-4619

FOR SALE:  Five drawer dresser in good shape. 34” x 47”. $50 obo.  Mirrored armoire in excellent shape. 44” x 60”. $125 obo.  King mattress. Excellent condition—tags still on! (Selling mattress only, no box springs). $175.  712-250-0266.

FOR SALE: 2 exercise bikes; 2 old rockers, electric roaster (used once), tv – small 25″, air fryer (never used). 243-2583 (home), 254-0486 (cell)

FOR SALE: Firewood, split, delivered and stacked; H-International tractor for parts w/ a loader, make an offer. 712-420-3016.

FOR SALE:  2007 Chevrolet Impala Sedan, 153,502 miles, Impala LT with luxury package. Includes leather interior, Bose sound system, 3.9L V6, new tires in 18′, new brakes and rotors all around in 21′, new battery in 18′, replaced plugs, wires, and alternator in last 3 yrs. 2 owner car, runs and drives great! Very dependable and clean! Serious inquiries only.  Call 712-249-7553.  SOLD!

FOR SALE:  Stihl 275 Farm Boss chainsaw with a 20in bar. A little over a year old.$300.  Call Tim at 712-249-9242.

FOR SALE:  Just in time for Christmas!!!! Ninja processor/blender, 2 functions, 1 base, 1200 watt. New, never used, never out of the box. $125.00 cash only.  A nice heavy table would be a nice addition to anyone’s living room. Only $60.00 cash only.  Not to late to be thinking about spring to enjoy riding a 2003 Honda VTX Motorcycle, 1800 cc, excellent condition, 13,195 miles, new battery, shaft drive, cobra pipes, highway peds, large saddle bags, a rack on the back, large windshield, 3 storage pouches, a nice comfortable seat with a back rest for the passenger, and good tires. Always in garage. $5550.00 cash only.  Call or text 701-240-8190 (Don’t let the phone number fool you, I am in Atlantic).


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December 6th, 2021 by admin

FOR SALE:  Pendant light. Measures 27 1/2 “ in length. Asking $15. Also a ceiling light fixture. Measures  14”W, 20” H plus plenty of chain. Asking $30. If interested please call 712-249-2823.

WANTED:  looking for an exercise bike, upright or recumbent.  Call or text 712-249-1984.

WANTED: 18.4-38 tractor tire chains. Call 712-243-3073.

FOR SALE: 1) Old oak library table that has been refinished. 27″H x 28″ D x 42″ L $100. 2) Betsy Ross miniature sewing machine. In the box, like new. $200. 712-254-6036.

FOR SALE:  Grass hay, baled dry.  Small squares $4.50 and $6.00.  3x3x8 are $75.00. Located SE of Hamlin.  Call 712-304-0178.

FOR SALE:  Painted Christmas signs $25.00 a piece.  Call 712-249-2905 Exira.

FOR SALE: Brand new small portable Crosley record player in a carrying case $40; DB power 9.5 portable DVD, w/ rechargeable $40; Fuji insta mini 9 camera & case, 5 rolls $40. $100 for all 3. 243-3350, leave a message. SOLD!

LOST: male, neutered 7 month old kitten, sandy in color, named Ollie, lost in Highland addition. 712-254-3267.

FOR SALE: 43″ LG flatscreen TV, works fine, $75. Call 712-304-4998 in Hamlin.

FOR SALE: Toro snowblower, 20″, single stage, electric start, works good. $235 cash. 712-249-6835

FOR SALE:  Selling a used Pride, Go-Go Elite Traveller, 3-wheeled mobility scooter.  This rechargeable scooter is in great condition and has a 300 lb. weight limit.  It can be broken down into just four parts to conveniently transport in a vehicle.  $300 and it can be yours.  Please contact (712) 249-6213SOLD!

FOR SALE: 2 sets of tires. 265/65/R18. One set of Michelin Energy Savers, one set of Goodyear Wrangler. Both sets have some miles left on them. Make me an offer Ph. 712-249-5660 may have to leave a message