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community November 2, 2016 Sioux County Index-Reporter I 3 ...................................................................................................... Lavonne Sietstra, Correspondent Recycling Days 725-2090 Recycle days in Boyden are today (Nov. 2) and Wednes- Parking Restriction day, Nov. 16. There is no overnight parking on Boyden streets now Hull City Council through April 1. Vehicles left overnight on city streets dur- Pastor Retiring Monday, Nov. 14 ing this time will be ticketed. Boyden St. John Lutheran Church invites the public to Boyden City Council attend Pastor Dan Hart's retirement Sunday, Nov. 6, at 1 Monday, Nov. 7 Seeking Craft Items p.m. at the church, 3941 280th St., Boyden. Boyden Kiwanis The Boyden Library collects extra craft items residents would like to get rid of. The kids have spent many hours creating with donated craft items. Blood Drive DEMCO blood drive will be Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Demco Manufacturing, 4010 320th St., Ever) Boyden. Every Thursday ,,,+,,* =,, °, m~+g~ ,, + ,,o,,,,o,,°o°,,,I, ++,,°°,° ° +° +,°,° ,° ,,, o, °,°+ o•,,°o°°,,,+ °°,° ,+,•,® °°,~°°,,, ,++ ,° ° °,, •,,6,, ° ,, ,,,, ~, ,, HULL NEWS June De Wit, Writer Cheryl, 712-439-2932, or Donna, 712-439-2058. Deadline 439-1075 to purchase tickets is Nov. 3. Annual Turkey Supper The annual Turkey Supper sponsored by American Re- formed Church will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Boyden-Hull High School in Hull. Entrance is by advanced tickets only. Tickets can be purchased by calling Annual Soup and Pie Supper Hull Christian School will host its annual Soup and Pie Every Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Demco Community Center : Valley Kiwanis I Noon, Cedar Rock Grill Hull Kiwanis 7 a.m., Hull Library From past issues of Pattersonville Press and Sioux County Index-Reporter Supper Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5-7 p.m. in the school gym. A freewill offering will be taken. °'*=+'+°©" ° ++*°'~*~+®,**,,,~,•,,,,°o•°~,,°°,..•,• ••~,° °°®°++•,+,o,°°. ,~*++.°=,,,,°,o~°®° °° ,°•°••+~ •+°+•°°•o•,,°°° ,°°,• ,• ROCK VALLEY NEWS Seth Witte, Correspondent Conferences, No School 476-5795 Rock Valley Christian School will have parent-teacher conferences Nov. 7 and 8. School will dismiss at noon both 'Grease' days. No hot lunch will be served. There will be no school Rock Valley High School will perform Grease Saturday, Friday, Nov. 11. Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in Liaboe Auditorium. Conferences No School Western Christian High School will have parent-teach- RockValley Community School will not have school Fri- er conferences Nov. 7 and 8. School will dismiss at noon day, Nov. 11. both days. icare Iowans on Medicare are in the middle mum which limits your potential costs of the annual Medicare open enroll- for a year. You will continue to pay your ment period (Oct. 15-Dec. 7). One of Part B premium along with any premi- the choices they have is enrolling in a um the Medicare Advantage plan may Medicare Advantage plan for 2017. Be- charge. fore making this choice it is important Some plans offer additional benefits to understand how these plans work. such as limited dental and vision cov- The first key to understanding Medi- erage, annual physicals or health club care Advantage plans is to know what memberships. Many include Medicare they are NOT. They are NOT Medicare Part D drug coverage. supplement insurance. They ARE a way Medicare Advantage plans use pro- to get Medicare Part A and B benefits vider networks to manage your care. from private insurance companies, rath- It is important to know if your medi- erthandirectlyfromthefederalgovern- cal providers are in a plan's network ment. to assure that you get the maximum While Medicare Advantage plans benefit from your plan. If you go to a must provide almost all of the benefits doctor, other health care provider, fa- offered by"original" Medicare, there are cility or supplier that doesn't belong to important differences to understand the plan's network, your services may before deciding which option is best for not be covered, or your costs could be you. higher. Be sure to check that your pro- First, Medicare Advantage plans must viders are "in-network" before enrolling follow rules set by Medicare, however in a plan. Providers can join or leave a they can charge different out-of-pocket plan's network anytime during the year. costs. You cannot buy supplemental Plans can also change the providers in insurance to pay these out-of-pocket their network anytimeduringtheyear. costs. Unlike original Medicare, they Medicare Advantage plans are avail- have an annual out-of-pocket maxi- able to anyone who has Medicare Part A 10 Years Ago A break-in was reported at Lil' Bugger Car Wash in Boyden last weekencl. Owner, Don Damstra, is guess- ing the vandals are local and there was more than one. He's also confident they will be caught. Cast members of the play"One Foot in Heaven" in- dude Chrls De Boer, Emily Rens, Bailey De Vries, Rita Jo I~otsma, Jeremy Vink, Ashley Roelfs, Josie Salazar and Austin Boon. Performances will be Nov. 2 and 3. The play is a comedy about the trials and tribulations of a pastor who is moving his family to a small town in Iowa. The audience will definitely relate to this play, especially anyone who's ever served on church com- mitteesTsaid Director Dan Barkel. 50 Years Ago The Boyden First Reformed Church will have a brief cornerstone-laying ceremony Nov. 5 at the site of the fine new entrance to the church. r 57th wedding anniversary, )f Hull have received a letter of congratulations and a gift package of the"57 Variet- ies"from the H. J. Heinz Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Normal E. Daniels, executive vice-president for Heinz heard about the happy occa- sign ht it fitting that a 57th anniversary be and Part B and does not have end-stage recognized by the makers of Heinz 57 varieties. renal disease. You cannot be turned 75Years Ago , down for coverage except for end-stage • The depart 1lent of agriculture is asking for farmers renal disease. You must live in the plan's help by sendir g out farm commodities questionnaires service area to enroll. Service areas are to update their records and estimate available supplies county-based, for the future. Every farmer in the county will be con- Plans have a one-year contract with tacted Inconnection with the 1942 Farm Program and Medicare. You can change plans or go this phase o! the National Defense Program. The infor- back to original Medicare each year dur- mation they're collecting includes the number of cows ing the annual open enrollment period, milked, pounds of milk produced, number of dozen The plan you choose will be in effect for ~m the farm, number the next calendar year, with few excep- sold, along with animals used tions. Study your options carefully be- fore making a choice. For more information about the 67/45 Mainly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and ows in the mid 40s Sunrise: B:04 AM SunSet: 6:11 PM 63/43 Mix of sun and ClOUOS. Highs in the low 60s and ows in the low 40s. Sunrise: 8:05 AM Sunset: 6:1o PM Medica~ Advantage plans available in Iowa C',~Ii the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), 1-800- 351-4664 (TTY 1-800-735-2942). The 2017 Medicare Advantage Plans in Iowa . guide is now available online at www. 62/38 or by calling SHIIP. T+ .... fsun and clouds Local SHIIP counselors are also available Highs in the low to explain the plans. Call the SHIIP 800# 60s and lows in the upper 30s for the site nearest you. SHIIP services ............. are free, confidential and objective, s .......... 65/41 Sunshine. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s. 61/47 Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the UDDer 405. Sundse: 7:06 AM Sunset: 5:O9 Pl~ Sunrise: 8:02 AM Sunset: 6:13 PM Iowa at a Glance Northwest AEA offers class to become short- term substitute teacher Northwest AEA is an approved provider for several state- recognized certification programs that support school actM- ties. One of these programs is substitute authorization. The substitute authorization allows an individual to sub- stitute in a pre-kindergarten through 12-grade classroom for no more than five consecutive days in one job assignment. Eligible participants are persons who already hold a bacca- laureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution or who have completed the paraeducator certification, and are currently working as a paraeducator in a special education classroom. All candidates must be at least 21 years of age and must successfully complete the DCI/FBI background check. The training consists of 20 hours of training plus a two-hour class- room observation. Northwest AEA has a course scheduled for Nov. 18, 19 and Dec. 3 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. A second class will be offered Jan. 13, 14 and 21, 20017, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sioux City. For more information or to register for this class, check out the Northwest AEA website at Select the link on the right listing "Search for Professional Development" and then click on "Register" For more information or questions regarding this certifica- tion, contact Joyce Vander Wilt at ! or 800/572-5073 ext. 7805. Sen. Ernst traveling office hours in all 99 counties U.S. Sen.Joni Ernst's re- be at the traveling office gional directors will have hour locations. Those un- traveling office hours in able to attend the trav- November and Decem- eling office hours and bet across all 99 counties seeking assistance with in Iowa. Representatives federal agencies should from Ernst's office will be visit Ernst.Senate.Gov to available to assist Iowans contact one of Ernst's of- with problems or ques-rices or submit a casework tions about eligibility request. involving issues such as Sioux County Social Security, veterans' Tuesday, Nov. 15, from benefits, military affairs, 9-10 a.m. in Sioux Center passports, immigrationCity Hall council cham- issues and other federal bers located at 335 First programs. Ernst will not Ave. NW in Sioux Center. SATURDAY HOURS in Hull Beginning: Nov. 12 We will be open m Fomily Drug Get 1102 Main Street P.O. Box 801 Hull, Iowa 51239-0801 712-439-2511 123449 iii ''"0'''''''2"2'2'""' 101374 1 "1"1 m m O Z m m : ('3 :;0 -<