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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - August 27, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa Dort classroom building in background building at right expect Roll met of about 950 this is a View of the Dort College Library and its attractive landscaping classes will begin at Dort College on thursday registration of students for the 197576 term at Dort College Here is scheduled for August and classes will get under Way of August College official have the 197576 enrolment at Dort it expected to be about approximately what it was at the end of thelit estimated freshman enrol ment 325 i an open convocation service is scheduled for 7 August at the College featuring an address by the president of entitled our academic also appearing on the program will be Dor dts concert directed by Dale on of August 28 dents will have the Opportunity to participate in a Square Bonfire and on Friday August a Dort musical group of 10 called Light will present a concert at the do fat a special worship service for the touching staff of 62 to Greet Dort students on Campus today a teaching faculty of 62 will be on hand to Greet the approximately 950 students who returning to the Dort Campus this week to pursue another year of this teaching staff includes nine full 24 associate professors 12 eight instruct and nine teaching i he list professors Willis Mathe a member of the staff since 1964 Henry de business administration and economics Marvin de Dale music continued on Page 5 rites held saturday for Albert Van Bicente Mal Community volume 82 number 35 August 1975 funeral services were held at Cen trial reformed Church Here at 10 August 23 for Albert Van Roe of Sioux who died at the local Hospital August services were conducted by this Wesley Kiel and burial was in memory gardens cemetery with Vander Pleos funeral Home in of Van the former Cena was born december she was married november in Sioux Vanroekel died june 1946 survivors include two Gor Don of Sioux Center and Lloyd of Orange City a Henry Tina Van Prekel of Pella seven grandchildren and 14 great grand funeral held August 22 John 55 funeral services were held at the first Christian reformed Church Here at August for John Calkhoven John manager of the meat department at downtown food a resident of Sioux Center for 23 who died at his Home aug ust 19 after an apparent heart services were conducted by the Dejong and burial was in memory gardens cemetery Here under the direction of memorial funeral Calkhoven was born at Iowa May he married Katherine Draayer in Sioux Center april the couple lived for a time in Lemars and Orange City and moved to Sioux Center 23 years ago when John became associated with the late John Brantsen in the operation of Johns meats and lockers in the building now occupied by Ann and when this Busi Ness ceased operation in 1965 Calkhoven served for several years As manager of the meat department at Peters he later was employed for a time at Sioux land processing and lockers Plant and when the new Woodland store opened Here last month he became manager of the meat department there As the employee of Floyd and Bob Van who lease and Supply the stores continued on Page 5 to dedicate Midwest reformed Church Camp Center september 1 Dairy Day August 27 dedication services for the new reformed Church Retreat will be held on labor september at reports Eugene Moss of Sioux presi Dent of the the Retreat Center is located on 320 acres of Hilly land in the North West Corner of Sioux Over looking the big Sioux the dedication will Mark the completion of the first phase of develop ment and the opening of the main Lodge and service John formerly on the faculty of Northwestern College in discussions on dry cow care and protein Content of Dairy equipment and the Iowa Dairy Princess Are among the attractions at Northwest Iowa s Dairy Day scheduled for at the Sioux county Sioux Maurice Sioux county Extension said All area Dairy men Are invited to attend the Days activities which get under Way at 10 during the Field Demon displays and Booths on new developments in the areas of forage and handling feed additives and manure disposal systems will be open for visitation and the displays will also be open until 4 following the afternoon speak ing continued on Page 5 weather report Dale 820 821 822 823 824 825 total precipitation receives Call members of Bethel reformed Church were informed sunday that their Henry Vanden has received a Call from the first Christian reformed Church of breakfast at Sandy hollow breakfast will be served at the Sandy hollow club House labor september from to Orange and presently editor of the reformed Church the Church will be the speaker for the the family of god singers from will present a sacred concert preceding the dedication at since the Center has been built by the reformed churches in South Northwest Northeast and Southern a Large crowd from this entire area is expected for the dedication continued on Back Page Sandy hollow closes the Sandy hollow swimming area closed the season on August Dort students has been scheduled for August at Bethel Christian reformed Church the message will be delivered by Franklin pastor of covenant Christian reformed Sioux also participating in the service will be the Henry Van Den pastor of Bethel Chris Tian reformed de pastor of first Christian reformed More than 400 Dort students Are expected to attend the eighth annual Retreat at Lake Okoboji sep tember 5 and 6friday afternoon until saturday the Retreat theme this reflecting the Bicentennial is you and your cattle feeders show Sale Here september 2 the Sioux county cattle feeders association will hold their sixth an Nual fat cattle show and Sale on at Tri state live Stock auction in Sioux the show Wui Start at and the Sale at ribbons and in prize Money will be Given at there will be a free barbeque for All Sioux county cat tie feeders association members and All Sioux county businessmen and their entries must be in by August for More Contact Owen Phil Vermeer want entries for 4 tractor pull a fou class Stock tractor pull and 1class pickup pull will be held at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center at 8 september under sponsorship of the Sioux Center As an entertainment feature of Sioux centers citywide ridiculous the tractor and pickup pull will be limited to Sioux county entries the number of entries will be limited to 40 tractors and 15 and entries will be accepted on a first first served entries Are being accepted at this the Jaycees you can enter and obtain the rules by phoning Paul Clousing 7220761 or Leroy punt three Cash prizes will be offered in each of the three tractor classes and in the pickup As follows 1st 2nd 3rd the four tractor classes Are i 2 3 and 4 entries Are limited to 4 wheel drives in the 24 county 4hors place in Stato Twenty four Sioux county 4h members placed in the exhibits classes housed in the 4h exhibits building Iowa state fair in Des continued on Page 5 Farly history of our Titi is Ricott tid v i Only 8 people resided in Sioux county in 1860 count in a Booklet printed by the Sioux county Herald of Orange City Back in 1883 91 years ago incorporates an interesting history of Sioux county the Sioux Cente news plans to publish excerpts from this account Over a period of weeks As a tie in with the Bicentennial the initial article in this series appears Here Sioux county has an area of 24 Miles North and by 35 Miles East and and contains acres of the Best land the Sun shines there Are 16 organized townships in the county and territory sufficient for 22 congressional the first surveying done in the county was in when it was partially the Survey was completed in the first entry of land in the county was made in and the first of any took place in Sioux City in May and it was As far Back As that Date that land specs attracted by the Beauty of the country and Fertility of the came from almost every state in the Union to attend the the excitement among those present was very and so anxious were they to own some of the excellent soil that the land sold As High As and per when it was inhabited Only by the Indi wolves and Prairie and no signs of civilization nearer than Sioux which at that time was nothing but a trading the order for organizing the county was made i on the 20th the first election in the county was held on february the returns show that 15 votes were Slone elected county treasurer and Joseph Bell was elected of the Board of Frame was elected county judge and Hubbell was elected p the first county seat was located at on the big Sioux in the present county Orange was made so by a vote of the people november the first school taught in the county was in by a Young lady whose name was not re corded in the county this was the Only school in the county until the year the first Church meeting held in the county was in 1868a methodist prior to 1870 there were no no Ridout or and not a mile of Railroad track within the county the first settlement of the county was made in1 186970 when composed of Irish and americans began to Settle on Homestead lands to the South and West of Orange and hollanders in the More part of the continued on Page 4

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