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The Sioux County Index-Reporter Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Community BOYDEN NEWS Lavonne Sietstra, Correspondent 725-2090 Library Valentine's Preschool Story Hour The Boyden Public Library Valentine's Preschool Story Hour will be Monday, Feb. 8 from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Register at the library or call 725-2281. Open Gym On Saturday, Jan. 30, there will be open gym at the Boyden Elementary from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Boyden Am. Legion and Auxiliary Omelet Brunch The Boyden American Legion and Auxiliary Omelet Brunch will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Demco Community Center from 7:30 a.m. until noon. Eat hearty for a good cause. Quiz Bowl Tournament The Boyden-Hull Quiz Bowl Tournament will be hosting the 10th annual BH Quiz Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 21. We HULL NEWS cannot host these events without the help from our staff and other volunteers. If anyone in the community would be interested in being a reader or scorer for the quiz bowl tournament, please contact Mr. Pottebaum at 439-2440. Cards may be sent to Marv Horn Marc Horn is recuperating form a blood disorder. Cards may be sent to Prairie View, room S 10, 610 N Eastern Ave., Sanborn, IA 51248 Open House There will be an open house for Margare Moret's 90th Birthday party on Jan. 30 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the lower level of the Christian Retirement Home. If you are unable to come, please send a card to: Margaret Moret, 1414 Elm Ct., Sheldon, IA 51201 Please email any birth announcements or news to Lavonne Siestra at Kayla Warntjes, Correspondent 439-1075 3 Taco Feed and Auction Everyone is invited to attend a Taco Feed and Auction at the American Reformed Church in Hull on Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Tacos will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with all you can eat for a free will donation! The Auction will follow at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds will go to the American Reformed Church building fund. In the event of bad weather the snow date is Wed. February 17. Food Pantry Hull will be having a food pantry and it will be open for the first time on Wednesday, January 27 from 5:00 - 7:00. It will be open every 2nd Saturday from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., and every 4th Wednesday from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. It will take place in the Community Building in the Legion room. It's a Girl Kelly and Lisa Jansma of Hull are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Liza Jane, who was born on Monday, Jan. 11, at the Hegg Memorial Health Center/Avera in Rock Valley. LIza weighed 9 pounds and 8 ounces at birth. She has an older brother and an older sister who were anxiously awaiting her arrival. Grandparents are Arlan and Glenda Bonestroo of Hull and Dennis and Sue Jansma.of Hull. Please email any birth announcements or news to Kayla Warntjes at ROCK VALLEY NEWS SethWitte, Correspondent476.5795 MOPS MOPS will meet Wednesday, January 27 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Trinity CRC in Rock Valley. Winter Concert The Rock Valley Community School will hold their 7th- 12th grade Winter Concert on Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Liaboe Auditorium. Alzheimer's Awareness Meeting The Alzheimer's Support Group will meet Thursday, January 28 at 7 p.m. at the chapel of the Sanford Senior Care Center in Sheldon. Athletic Schedule Change The boy/girl doubleheaderbetween Boyden-Hull and : Rock Valley snowed out on December 8, 2009, has been rescheduled for February 16 in Hull. Immunization Clinic Community Health Partners will hold an Immunization Clinic on January 26 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the Mid- American Community Room in Rock Valley. Marriage Weekend The Love and Respect Marriage Weekend will be held Feb. 19-21 at the Hole 'N the Wall Lodge near Akron. Call Merlyn and Donna Sandbulte at 476-5555 or Faith Reformed Church at 476-2642 for more information. Valentines Supper Inspiration Hills will hold their annual Valentines Day supper on Tuesday, February 9 @ 6:30 p.m. at Inspiration Hills. Call 866-859-3265 for reservations by February 2. Haiti Relief REFORMED CHURCH WORLD SERVICE is sending blankets, food, water, and temporary shelter to earthquake victims in Haiti. To make a donation, visit or call (800) 968-3943. Sioux County Supervisors hear requests ORANGE CITY -- The Sioux County board of supervisors met on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the board of supervisors' room at the Sioux County Courthouse. County recorder Anita Van Bruggen provided the revenue report for the fourth quarter. Supervisors reviewed the overall budget request for the upcoming 2010- 11 fiscal year, including the informa- tion technology line item. Budget requests were heard from Denise Nelson with the foster grand- parent program, Dick Sievers of Mid- Sioux Opportunity and Derrick Postma with'the Sioux County Youth Fair. Sioux County Community Services Director Shane Walter covered general matters pertaining to the Veterans Administration (VA), social services and mental health. In the supervisors' meeting on Jan. 26,' bids were opened for repairs to the second court room at the court house. Sheriff Dan Altena was expected to present the budget request for his department for the 2010-11 fiscal year. Sioux County Conservation Director Rob Klocke made his budget request proposal as well. Virginia Linneman was to be appointed, replacing LeRoy Dykstra on the VA Commission. Sioux County Engineer Doug Julius and Sioux County attorney Coleman McAllister were also on the agenda to speak at both meetings. McAllister was expect- ed to discuss and possibly approve the hiring of appellate legal counsel. Former lieutenant gover- nor Joy Corning, who served during Branstad's final term, showed sup- port for same-sex mar- riage when asked her opinion of the matter last year. Branstad encouraged Branstad, continued from front page Republican voters to Chris Rants and Bob ing Hull and Boyden, has attend their local precinct Vander Plaats, both of gone on record saying he caucus, which was set for Sioux City, and Carroll endorses Vander Plaats to Saturday at 1 p.m. at resident Rod Roberts are lead the ticket. Sioux Center High competing for nomina- Branstad, who served School. tion. four terms as governor Branstad isn't the only State house representa- from 1983-99, filed his Republican candidate on tive Dwayne Alons, repre- papers to run for governor the ballot, senting District 4 includ- in early October 2009. Boyden, continued from front page Automatic payment for utility balls The city of Boyden is pleased to announce that Iowa State Bank customers may now have their utility bills automatically deducted fromtheir accounts. Customers will still receive a monthly billing statement for review and said payment will be made automatically on the 22nd of each month. Please contact the city office if interested in this service. Fire hydrants Please remember to clear snow from fire hydrants as soon as possible after it snows. At the Boyden Community Club meeting January 13, it was learned that some fire hydrants are currently completely cov- ered in snow. Open gymnasium Open gymnasium will take place in the Boyden- Hull Elementary School gymnasium on Saturday, Wed. February 3 Serving 5 to 7:00 p.m. Auction begins at 7:00 at the American Reformed Church Hull, IA 51239 439-2058 Proceeds go to church building fund ~ Jan. 30. Information For additional information on happenings in Boyden, call the ci~ office at 725- 2371 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Boyden American Legion Post #272 and the American Legion Auxiliary will host the annual WINTER OMELET BRUNCH DEMCO COMMUNITY CENTER Saturday, Feb. 6 7:30 a.m. - Noon $5 oer ~rson $310 yrs & unde, lli i Ill iil tsi/llli I!n, lil1 Donate Shoes To Haiti NOW! Jmn us in providing decent shoes tbr the Haiti earthqtmke survivors, absolutely necessary in order tbr them to participate effectively in rescue and rebuilding efforts among broken glass, twisted metal and raw sevrage. Village Northwest Unlimited and Soles4Souls Inc. are committing 100,000 pairs of shoes to the victims of the earthquake th~a rocked Haiti. Disaster relief is going to require a sustained humanitarian eftbrt from every~me able to give, and we'll be here to do our part with the girl of shoes to aid in the rescue and rebuilding process. Shoes, new or used, can be delivered or sent to: Village Northwest Unlimited Soles4Souls Processing Center 200 N 18~h A venue Sheldon, IA 51201