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City Council Roundup – Van Horne, April 14, 2014

by jmagdefrau on April 17, 2014

CITY OF VAN HORNE Regular Council Meeting April 14, 2014 6:30 P.M.      The meeting was called to order at the new City Hall at 6:30 p.m. by Mayor Junge Council Present: Parmenter, Carlson, Norton, Allman Council absent: Rausch Others Present: Jared Vogeler, Jacque Jones, Carlene Silhanek, Diane Eckenrod, Darcey Kearns, Pat Gorkow, David Condry, […]

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BC girls lose, 2-0, at Williamsburg in soccer

by jmagdefrau on April 17, 2014

Williamsburg 2, Benton 0 Benton Community’s girls’ soccer team traveled to Williamsburg, Tuesday, April 15, and lost in WaMaC action, 2-0. Lauren Biery had two shots on goal. With one shot on goal each were Dakota Hiner, Emily Skow and Sheldon Steinford. Goalkeeper Ava Peterman had seven saves in the contest.  

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Arrest made after threats at Benton Community

April 16, 2014 Star Press Union

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has referred a 17-year-old juvenile from the Atkins area to Benton County Juvenile Court after a two-day investigation. The male juvenile was referred with two counts of harassment in the first degree, which are aggravated misdemeanors. This first count resulted from threats made towards staff at the Benton Community School […]

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BC boys get win over Williamsburg in soccer

April 16, 2014 Benton Community Sports

Benton 3, Williamsburg 0 ­The Benton boys’ soccer team picked up its third win of the season with a 3-0 victory Tuesday, April 15, over WaMaC rival Williamsburg. Scoring one goal each were Andrew Enderle, Evan Moeller and Jaren Schnoebelen. With two shots on goal each were Tanner Brecht and Jaret Roe. Hunter Hermsen had […]

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BP golfers compete against HLV, BGM and EV

April 16, 2014 Belle Plaine sports

Belle Plaine Golf Friday, April 11 at HLV/BGM GIRLS HLV 212 Belle Plaine 227 Belle Plaine varsity Katie Willett 51 Halle VanScoyoc 52 Madison Yilek 62 Sadie Anderson 62 Medalist: Taylor Tanner, HLV, 40 BOYS Belle Plaine 163 BGM 164 HLV 178 Belle Plaine varsity Will Mengler 38 Brandon Zumbach 41 Lance Weeda 41 Ross […]

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Belle Plaine school looks at indicators of success

April 16, 2014 Star Press Union

Budget for next year is also approved at April 14 meeting of Belle Plaine School Board  By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor Indicators of success. Belle Plaine Superintendent William Lynch presented what the school might look at to see if it is successful at the Monday, April 14, meeting of the Belle Plaine Board […]

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ANNIVERSARY: Howard and Judy Sorum

April 16, 2014 Benton County Anniversaries

ATKINS – Howard and Judy Sorum of Atkins will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 18, 2014.  They will be celebrating with a family dinner hosted by their four children (Debbie, Kathy, Annie and Karen).  An anniversary card party has been established for anyone interested in sending their fond memories or blessed wished to […]

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Benton County Letters, April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 Benton County Letters

Misleading To the editor: President Obama has, and is, intentionally misleading the public. There is no way you could keep your insurance or doctor under the Affordable Care Act the way the law is written. Obama’s goal is a single payer health system. His statements on keeping your doctor and healthcare plan was negated when […]

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Sour Grapes, April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 Sour Grapes

Every once in a while we need to put a face to a name and get to know our counterparts. That was the purpose of the trip to Des Moines recently, to see the new office for the Register and meet and greet the people we just know as people with a “@” in the […]

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Crystal Ball, April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 Crystal Ball

Garage sales, a sign of spring Garage sales are one of those things that walk a fine line between easy money and a pain in the behind. On one hand, they’re a great way to get some quick cash for things you don’t want any more. On the other, it takes a ridiculous amount of […]

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