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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - January 9, 1986, West Bend, Iowa DES DBS 50300 MIXED CITY C OF HISTORY ARCHIVES DES MOINES IOWA THE WEST BEND HOME OF THE GROTTO OF THE REDEMPTION Your Own Hometown Paper The One That Cares About Your Hometown VOLUME NUMBER 2 January 1986 tSPS Carrie Gralapp of West Bend center is pictured during training in Honolulu with other Iowa members of the National Superstar Drill leading TEENAGE CHAMPIONS FROM 40 IN ALOHA BOWL Over three hundred teen agers danced into Honolulu December 1985 to rehearse and pregame parade on December Local High School Carrie Gralapp was one of the members of the drill team that performed at the halftime and grand finale of the Aloha Bowl Carrie is the daughter of Don and Judy danc ers and 150 cheerleaders and Pon girls from 40 states and 143 cities learned routines that dazzled the crowds at Saturdays says Mike executive director of the SUPERSTAR Drill a division of the National Cheerleaders Associa tion Carrie was one of seven girls chosen Superstar Girl at a in Iowa She became responsible for the funding to make the trip to Hawaii Donations were given by the Iowa State West Bend Elevator and the West Bend Lions Miller stresses that getting to Hawaii was an extraordinary achievement for each This kind or precision per requires dedi cation and real he Spirited Kicks and Costumes AH of our young people their way through choreographed rou tines that even put the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes to says When the USC Trojans and the University of Alabama Crim son Tide took to some of the highest kicks came during the pregame arid halftime he Dance numbers included co precision routines using Pom Pons and Copacabana The grand finale of halftime was especially dra matic and impressive according to the We delivered an extravaganza that really he noting that each performers home town should be proud jof its represen Carrie was required to learn four routines for the While visiting the students the Waikiki Plaza and Marine They practiced eight hours a day but managed to squeeze in tours of area a poolside some beach Carrie Doing the performance was neat as the stadium was and packed It gave me a great feeling Ill always remember the trip and the Carrie returned to West Bend on December She rages who has the chance to tryout for a trip like this to do so AREA AGENCY ON AGING Jim Wilson of the Iowa Lakes Area Agency on Aging an two Draining meetings on Alzheimers Disease at the December 17 meeting of the Palo Alto County Council on Aging meeting at the Multi Purpose Senior A general information meeting will be held on January 22 at the Senior Center in and a specific intensive training program will be held at the Iowa Lakes Agency offices in Spencer on January Infor mation will be from the University of Wilson spoke of reduced federal funds and said the Agency is cutting expenses by reducing the travel budget and delaying purchasing until ab The changes are internal and it is hoped that services will not need to be Lester McMillin of Iowa Agency explained the Senior Employment provisions under Title It is an opportunity for people of at least 55 years of who are out of to get back into employment at minimum wage for a maximum 20hour The family income can be 125 of poverty which amounts to for a family and for a The Iowa Lakes Agency is able to fund sixteen such positions in a 9county Dan State Represen reported that plans are uncertain at present for state government He is holding meetings in Palo Alto and Clay to determine what his constituents want from the Iowa It is hoped that funds for human service needs can be Alta Juhl presided and opened the meeting with a reading on the golden Nine members of the Board were Martha Hilde brand presented a check form Ye Olde Gift Shoppe and from artists who use the meeting Christine Hess gave the Dinner Date report from Graet 781 meals were 528 at the cafe and 253 home The average number served at bhe cafe was 29 with taken The Novem ber Emmetsburg report includ ed 1170 meals with taken West Bend took in serving 342 The next Palo Alto County Council meeting will be on January Dorothy Place HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SING IN LUTHER FESTIVAL Iowa Nearly high school students will partici pate in Luther Colleges 36th Annual Dorian Vocal Festival January The students will represent 273 high schools in five The festivals first concert will be held 12 at in the Center for Faith and Performing will be the Iowa State Fair Singers and Luthers Norsemen Valley Singers and Collegium The Dorian Festival soloists and the Luther Nordic Choir will appear 13 at in the Conducting both choirs will be Weston Noble of the Luther music Area students participating are Tim Gary Yoch Mike Thilges and Tom Kuntz of West Bend High School David Todd Lance Ted Wehrspann of Twin Rivers Community and Jackie Karen Heather Grossnickle and Kris Schnieders of Mallard Community High Announcement Ray Egan is pleased to announce that he has started his own insurance business in known as Ray Egan Insurance Please see ad on page 7 for complete ATTENDS SEMINAR Rick Kellenberger recent ly attended a meeting of the American Osteopathic Medical Association held in All of the speciality colleges of the as sociation representing specialities ranging from der to Kellenberger was registered and attended the scientific seminars sponsored by the College of General Practitioners of which he is a Topics covered included pul colon low back and preventative Emphasis was placed on new approaches to treatment and new In addi Kellenberger attended a special workshop on tation of transfusion devices which release medication con over a period of for cancer Attendance at this seminar qualifies Kellenberger for 27 hours of Medical Education and is part of the requirement for eventual Board Certification in the American College of General West Bend Journal Designated As One Of County Official Newspapers Committee and board appoint ments plus various county designations composed the bulk of the first meeting of 1986 for Palo Alto County Sid supervisor from was reelected board chairman for County supervisors desig The Emmetsburg Demo crat as one of the two official newspapers for Palo Alto County during A combi nation of the Graettinger Ruthven Zipcode and the West Bend Journal was designated as another official county BOB BROWN RECEIVES GOOD DAN AWARD Texas The Good Dan award was given to Bob Brown at the coffee and donut hour December It was the first award given this The Good Dan award is presented for work and co operation in park Countryside Mobile Park activities beyond regular and normal with Mary Jane has been in charge of all Bingo activities each Friday I Bob also is called on or volunteers for many other chores with park We all congratulate We also were told of their nice weather 80 degrees during the day and 40 degrees at Sure isnt Iowa Claire Campbell In Happy Birthday Charlie Mass In B Minor The opera Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach was performed November 24th at the Bethel Church in San California with one of the soloists being a West Bend Claire mezzo is a native of West She received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Morningside Col Sioux and has earned a Master of Sacred Music degree from Scarritt Her oratoria experience in cludes performances with Mor and Scarritt as well as the Sioux Omaha and Nashville symp phonies in the works of and Having recently moved to the Bay Miss Campbell is now a member of Opera San Jose and has appeared in several produc tions with that We are particularly pleased to welcome Miss Campbell as she is a former member of the West Valley Masterworks Claire is the daughter of William Campbell and the late Elsie Campbell of West Our congratulations to Claire Tillie Bleuer and Charlie Rabe GRIMM LISTED IN WHOS WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES COLLEGES Iowa Some 32 Wartburg College seniors have been selected for inclusion in the 1986 edition of Whos Who Among Students in Ameri can Universities and Selection denotes the tion that these students are among those who serve as outstanding The selection is based on academic service to the leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued The be named by a campus nominating committee before being con for inclusion in the The Wartburg students join an elite group of students selected from more than institutions of higher learning in all the District of Columbia and several foreign The outstanding student from West Bend that is listed is Gilbert son of Dean and Nadine Grimm of rural West Not many people have lived in two different In fact some of are lucky if they complete one but Charlie Rabe is one of few who Charlie celebrates his 99th birthday on January He was born in 1887 the 19th century in the home now occupied by Terry Hanselman in rural West His parents William and Augusta Hash Rabe were originally from Charlie returned to the West Bend are five years ago after living in Pelican Min In his early years he attended the rural country His family were farmers and he has farmed all his He does remember the family speaking German when he was Charlie is not the only one in his family to come near the one hundred An older Emma Bell lives in and is 104 years Charlie has been a resident of the West Bend Care Center since May His Tillie Ernest has been a resident since January 1985 and is a constant Birthday cards can be sent to Charlie addressed to the West Bend Care Happy 99th Charlie The West Bend Ambulance Needs Your Help Several years when the Palo Alto County Hospital took over the County Ambulance they placed a unit in West Bend with the stipulation that we furnish the Each time the goes out we must have at least 1 and 1 It takes 2 and 2 drivers for each day 1 of each for days and 1 of earh for At one time we had 10 our service but due to people moving out of town or just quilting the number has dropped to 6 and we will be losing one of those in the near We are at the point now 4H TRIP APPLICATIONS DUE JANUARY 13 Farm Sale New Date Because of last weeks storm the farm auction of and Gordon Struecker will be held this January 11 at 11 1 mile east and miles north from the north edge of West See ad on page 4 of this Auctioneers Cletis and David Clerks T and Applications for the 4H Washington Focus program are due in Palo Alto and Kossuth Counties on January according to Tracy Extension 4H and Youth The which includes a trip to the Nations capitol June is open to 4Hers who are currently in grades and 12 and who have completed at least one year of 411 prior to this The Palo Alto and Kossuth delegates will be part of the 10county Spencer area group of 4Hers who will stay at the National 4H Center in Chevy along with delegates from a number of other They will partici pate in field trips to actual governmental and historical where in order to keep operating smoothly we will need at least 4 people and hopefully 6 or 8 to take the EMT Course and work with the There will be an EMT Course starting on January 20th at Kossuth Hospital in Algona The fee is plus testing fees which will be paid by the Ambulance Service in return for 1 year of service with interested in helping fo keep the ambulance operat ing in West Bend is urged to attend the meeting on January 13th at in the Community Thank sites and and programs and they will have an opportunity to meet with governmental offici als while in The program builds on the delegates understanding of the federal government and tries to help them understand the real meaning of responsible citizen ship and develop a greater concern for Persons who would like additional information or who would like application forms are invited to contact the Extension Office in High way 18 or call 712852 The Focus along with all other programs of the Extension Service are consistent with pertinent federal and state laws and regulations on regarding national age and We know there are some lowans that really like snow and winter but surely not as much as Julie and Nathan Harms visiting here from
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