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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - January 8, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa I this is the new 50 x 50 Cemen Block Brick Sioux land processing and lockers Plant located at 905 first Avenue North Sioux which will formally open for business on Mon january first Btty slaughtered in new Plant Bob and Floyd Van owners and operators of the new Sioux land processing and lockers Here Are pictured in the plants Butcher room As they prepared to Slaughter an 1100 Pound steer a stun gun is used for the Sioux land processing lockers to open monday Sioux centers new meat processing and locker located at 905 first Avenue will formally open to business on Mon january Bob and Floyd Van owners and have first beef was slaughtered at the Plant about and four beef carcasses were hanging in the plants Large cooler monday the Plant will offer a Complete custom butchering and processing of cattle and a total of 233 ranging in storage capacity of 150 to 225 will be available at the a Complete meat curing service will also be also a rendering Van Engen Brothers have announced they will take animal casualties anytime of Day or Plant operating hours will be from 8 to 5 monday through Friday and on saturday from 8 to those who want processing done Are asked to make appointments with the Plant management by of Honing the Plant will operate under the business name of Sioux land processing and the company new building is a 50 x 50 Cement Block Struc Ture with Brick trim on the it faces East and is located immediately North of the Northside body the Plant is equipped with a meat cutting a 10 x 10 Sharp freeze and a Large shaped locker room in addition to the Butcher the cooler and there is also an animal holding room at the Back of the lockers May be rented on either a monthly or yearly year rents Range from to depending on the size of locker the monthly charge is wednesday and Friday will be butchering Days at the Van Engels will run the Plant alone at the Start but plan to employ help As business Van Engels report they have butchering scheduled throughout next free film will be shown on january 11 across a 50 minute color will be shown 7 to 9 continuously at the Public Library there is no this is the Story of naturalist Edwin Teales journey the Marram grass of Mono my on Cape cod to the Otter surf off the coast of moving across the continent to observe the changes in nature that each season Beautiful photography dramatizes the need for action if Man and his environment Are to Sioux Iowa january 1975 volume 82 number 2 name committees to help plan county communications system a Sioux county communications governing committee is being formed As an affiliate unit of the Sioux coun to municipal civil defense organization to govern the installation and operation of a 24hour communications Center which will provide greater efficiency for governmental users within the reports civil defense the local City Council has appointed Mel Schouten As Sioux centers representative on the also being formed in Sioux county under civil defense is a technical advisory committee which will work closely with police fire depart ambulance hospitals in the various communities in a planning the Sioux Center representative on this committee is Darrel Ren City both committees Are being Marienau As a result of 1975 form census is under Way response of Farmers is required the 1974 census of agriculture got 1 underway the week of december 29th with the mailing of approximately four million report forms to farms and ranches in the 50 according to Vincent director the Bureau of the the Bureau is part of the depart ment of commences social and eco nomic statistics Farmers and ranchers Are being asked to report on their agricultural operations during this 1974 the nations 20th i farm census in a series that started in will update data most recently in 1970 for 1969 primary emphasis will be on obtaining information about farms and ranches with sales of or More such operations accounted for 98 per cent of the total value of All agricultural products sold in to avoid undue Burden on Small Farmers and to reduce processing a Short version of the census report form is being mailed to the Over one million addressees estimated to have had both farm receipts and expenses of less than in All other addressees Are receiving the Standard forms Are being mailed to a list of the persons who filled out schedule f of the 1973 individual income tax persons listed with other Federal agencies As associated with agricultural and those reporting Large or unusual farm opera ti9ns in the 1969 census As institutional farms on Indian Reser this combined list of addressees forms a Pool of potential respondents in the the final total of farms counted is expected to be Well under three As it was in a new kind of report form is being used in the 1974 farm census in order to reduce the report instruction and return envelope have been printed and addressed in a single thus eliminating separate stuffing on Back recommendations made by the state crime commission and the state department of emergency ser vices division help plan an efficient communications system for communities and county minimum and to utilize to Best advantage the equip ment that is now in use in the Marienau reports that a number of major changes in the operation of communications for Public safety and Law enforcement Are necessitated by announce change times for issuance of Driver licenses Iowa Driver licensing stations will reduce their hours of operation effective january so the staffs will not work Over 40 hours each the reason for the new daily sched ule is that the 1974 amendments to the Federal fair labor standards act require that no Drivers License employee can work More than 40 hours a week without receiving overtime pay the savings of about a month was necessary for the depart ments budget allow continuing to operate on a 4hour Over time reports James act ing Drivers License department of Public the work week is being decreased primarily by extending the lunch break from a hour to one with further reduction taking place by later opening times at some Driver License present closing times will present service will continue through the hour which pictured Here being examined by Floyd and Bob Van Engen Are the first four beef carcasses processed at the new meat processing the first butchering place Friday afternoon when three Beeves were the four carcasses pictured Are hanging in the plants Large natural Gas rates in Sioux Center will increase on March 1 the Sioux Center municipal utilities system has announced an increase in the Price of natural Gas to residential and commercial effective March the average increase will be for interrupt Able customers the hike will Range from 16 percent to 29 City officials announced that the is necessary in order to continue operating the natural Gas system on a sound financial to ignore an increase for 1975 would prompt a loss estimated at for the they in commenting further on the up coming City officials municipal natural Gas Utility has again experienced a substantial in crease in the Cost of purchasing natural and it is necessary for the City to adjust the retail rate schedules Accord commodity portion of the cites natural Gas Cost has increased by nearly 50 percent for most of the Gas purchased from Northern natural Gas the new rates will produce approximately or 18 percent of additional natural Gas the City regrets the need for increasing it is confronted with the same inflation Ary pressure that the people Are encountering in every Day Harold utilities superin said that with the crease natural Gas remains one of the lower Cost forms of Elaine Wynia of Maurice to represent county at Iowa Dairy Princess contest new radio frequencies which have been established by state such As the Highway patrol conversion to new High band Marienau explained eventually necessitate the Pur Chase of new equipment by most of the counties and communities in the state and Only through county Coordie rated planning can we minimize costs and avoid unnecessary expenditures As we build the most efficient common la Lions system Kopasko named to governors honorary military staff governor Robert Ray has named the Maurice Tepaske of Sioux Center to his honorary military staff for the governors inaugural Cere monies january Tepaske will be one of 28 Lowans sworn in As honorary colonels in the Iowa National guard by adjutant Gen eral Joseph the colonels will serve As the governors official escort during the inaugural ceremonies at veterans memorial auditorium in Des the 14 men and 14 women include members of the governors key volunteers and staff members in the governors Republican parly and close associates of the Elaine Wynia of will rep resent Sioux county at the Iowa Dairy Princess contest january 16 and 17 at the hotel Savery in Des is the daughter of and Martin she was named Sioux county Dairy Princess last summer and will compete with 26 other county and Breed princesses for the title of Iowa Dairy in addition to the title now held by reigning Princess Jan Schuler of the new Princess will receive a College a Beauty briefing a wardrobe and become a Par time employee of Midland udi she will represent Iowa Dairy Farmers in her Many appearances for a 1974 graduate of Sioux Center Community High miss Wynia was Active in girls Pep Cha and Northwest Iowa choral Festi Elaine is a freshman at Northwest Ern Orange her hobbies Are sewing and Elaine Wynia Sioux county cattle feeders will Host banquet january 25 Means driving tests will continue to not be available during this the on hour meal break will avoid on Back the Sioux county cattle feeders association will Host their annual ban Quet at january at the Maurice Orange City High school this years speaker comes from the White economic staff adviser to president Ross will arrive in Sioux county Friday evening and will spend saturday touring the to be come better acquainted with the cattle Industry and the economic problems associated with the banquet further features a prime rib tickets Are available at from any association director or by writing the Sioux county cattle feeders 1st new year baby born on january 1 son of and Tony Saavedra of George was the first baby born at the local Hospital in the new he was born at january and is the first child of and Saavedra is the former Lois Van will silk additional in donations Community Center proposal to get top priority in 1975 Sioux Canter Public school auditorium will become the heart of the new Community it is in top condition and is regarded As highly suitable for wide variety of uses without any and a even greater potential pm some compar telvely minor improvements or a concerted Effort will be made in Sioux Center during the first half of 1975 to raise an additional in donations needed by the Community to acquire ownership of the Community school facilities High Junior High which Are to be vacated in Fate summer when the new Junior senior High school is pressed into a number of new sever Al of them representing local have been set up to visit with people of the Community about plans for trans forming the soon Tobe vacated facilities into a High serviceable Community for general common for Church for Redrea cultural and educational flex in the City letter sent to All local families last it was explained of the importance of this program to the future of Sioux the City Council has earmarked of Federal Revenue sharing on the condition that private generosity and response will provide the other Over has been paid or to leaving to be the City Council is convinced that the Community Center will actually save the Community Money in the Long run and has labelled it bargain of the in answer to the question the Community Center program fit the City officials pointed on Back assessing at his Home Ted Kaemingk if assessing for West Branch township at his appointments May for any time from 9 to 9 retarded to meet the Sioux county association for retarded citizens will meet in the Sioux Center municipal building Mon january at there will be a lunch will be the Public is this picture illustrates one of the very practical needs that can continue to be served by the school that of a meeting place dining for Large it can help boost Sioux centers Appeal As a convention Center for Northwest the auditorium is excellently equipped for All types of recreational in addition to indoor gym

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