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Sioux Center News Newspaper Archives Jun 11 1975, Page 1

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - June 11, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa Although Sioux county remains Dairy acreages have slowly declined Over the past 20 years As More and More dairymen switched to dry lot feeding practices and converted More land to the pastures that remain Are Lush with grass this time of year and help to boost milk output in the some of the pastures Are used for beet but Many Are utilized solely for Dairy Herd As a Sioux Center news photographer caught these past ure scenes Northwest of Sioux incorporating past Oral Countryside and a sense of Security that our Basic human needs will continue to be met by those who till the land and nurture the and milk the Fine Dairy herds that remain such a common sight in this Jane is traditionally observed As Dairy month area remains Dairy country even Tho cow numbers have declined several Hundred farm families in Sioux county still earn All or a part of their living Dairying arid Sioux county is rightfully called Dairy Jun traditional Dairy month since it was so proclaimed Back in 1937 because the pastures Are the Lush est in june and milk production at years a time when pub Lic attention is sharply focused on this Industry because of its important contribution to the nutritionally and Dairy cow numbers have declined some in Sioux county the past year or two As Farmers became caught up in a cos Price and several dozen have dropped out of yet the county Overall production of milk has held fairly steady due to improved efficiency and management on the part of those remaining in the 1974 the year feed costs moved up so sharply Dairy cow num Bers were slowly increasing in Sioux county after a noticeable decline through the late in 1970 there was a count of Dairy according to a county assessors Tab this moved up to head in and to head in the upward trend continued in 1973 when a total of head was recorded by the assessors there Are no figures available on continued on Page 12 Sioux county Dairy banquet is june 16 Gary world traveler who has made a speciality of filming and recording stories of primitive and Rural people in Remote regions of the will be the guest speaker at the 8th annual Sioux county Dairy banquet which will be held at Fern Smith Hall on the Northwestern College Campus in Orange City at 7 june under sponsorship of the Sioux county Dairy Thies will speak on the topic you aint seen nothing a presentation that is described As both humorous and serving As emcee at the banquet again this year will be Don Broek of Sioux of radio station a special guest at the banquet will be Jill Nichols of 1974 Iowa Dairy one of the major highlights of the evening will be the crowning of the 1975 Sioux county Dairy Princess who will be selected from a list of seven candidates see related and who will be crowned by the 1974 Dairy Elaine Wynia of also to be announced at the banquet will be the division and grand prize winners of the annual Mil made magic contest sponsored by the county Dairy association and the winners of the Dairy poster and slogan contest sponsored by the Sioux county farm i services held Friday presid for Marvin 49 Rowenhorst named Northwestern ent june 9 funeral services were held at the first reformed Church Here at june for Marvin of Sioux who died at the Sioux Center Community Hospital june 4 after a Long services were conducted by the Curry Pikkaart and the Rit Rezelman and burial was in Mem Ory gardens cemetery with memorial funeral Home in charge of arrange the former Gladys was born near Carmel May she was married to Marvin Vermeer of Sioux Center february the couple Farmed mile South of Sioux Vermeer was a member of the Board of the Florence Crittendon Home in Sioux survivors include the widower two Jay and Martin Brent at two Ann Barbara and Marcine both at Home her and Bert Bartels of Sioux Center a of two Gil Bert Virginia Dietz of and Leon Alice ver Steeg of Orange the Board of trustees of North Western Orange appointed Virgil Rowenhorst president of the College on june Rowenhorst has been serving As actin president since May continued on Page 4 Date 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 weather report High Low 83 84 80 80 75 73 65 45 59 57 52 49 55 54 total precipitation 0 0 0 0 Ralph Van de bergs will Host foreign Exchange student assignment expected to be made shortly the Ralph Van de Berg family of one mile East of Sioux Center across the Road from the fair grounds has been approved by the local you committee As a Host fam ill for a foreign Exchange student for the coming the family has been informed by the area you Nadene Pettengill of Rock they can expect information about the student that will be assigned to them within a few the Van de bergs stated prefer ence for a boy in making application a few weeks but told the Sioux Center news this week that they will happily Welcome toy or we Are looking Forward to the coming of a foreign student into our Home for 11 months As an interest ing Exchange of different ways of life and Van de Berg stated in response to the question was there a particular reason for your wanting to serve As a Host family we had thought about doing this for a Long said and kept discussing it Between us Mary and i from time to wondering what it would be like to have a teenager living with us As a member of the and the More continued on Back Page r 7tivt and Ralph Van de Berg and two and congregational meeting a meeting of the congregation of first Christian reformed Church will be held immediately following the morning service on june to consider a proposal that the Church take on the support of additional Kuiken family reunion the annual Kuiken family reunion will be held in the shelter House of the in Al Central Park thursday jul 6 beginning at 7 Huitink family reunion the Huitink family reunion will be held in childrens Park in Sioux cent or on june there will be an evening pot Luck lunch Middleburg picnic the Middleburg Church will hold its annual sunday school picnic june at pre former members Are bake Sale the Lebanon ladies Aid will hold a bake Sale june at the furniture proceeds will go to Sioux Iowa june 1975 volume 82 number 24 seven vie for title of county Dairy Princess seven Young women 18 and 19 years of age Are vying for the title of 1975 Sioux county Dairy Princess the new Princess will be announced at the annual Sioux county Pairy banquet which will be held at Fern Smith Hall on the Northwestern College Campus in Orange City at 7 june she will be crowned by the 1974 Elaine Wynia of this years candidates it to right Vivian daughter of and Bill Kooi of sponsored by Versteeg and Schuiteman of Ireton Glenda Den daughter of continued on Page 12 typical Small Dairy operation featured a special feature of the Harlan Moss class a Dairy operation of Soj Miles Noil West of Sioux Center appears in this Issue of the Sioux Cen Lei news to help locus local attention on Dairy month and the Jinp Oilang role that the county Many daily Fai Meis play in the Loryl Economy and in helping produce the essential foods which most americans Are inclined to take Foi with the Able support of his has operated a class a As sole Loi two prior to that worked with his John in Dairy his is a typical single family operation which requires Ihu Rosl efficient management particularly during the squeeze faced today to remain a Pait of the Moss Herd of 55 holsteins is pictured the Moss Dairy barn and adjoining milk room is in the background along with two 16 x 50 silos which Are used for bats and Corn Harlan is in the foreground with at and

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