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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - October 26, 1977, Sioux Center, Iowa No p Bhawe 31 b i and i no co Box 244 Lincoln neb. 68506 Council of s tall Structure ordinance for Airport by Dennis Durband tall structures near the Sioux Center Airport have now been officially banned. The City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting tall buildings at the Airport three Miles North of Sioux Center to protect the flying Public. Actual height regulations vary by zones. The closer to the Airport the Shorter the Structure limitations Are. The farther away a building is from the Airport the taller it May be. Farm buildings will not be affected by the ordinance. City councilmen also considered a method to compensate that state unemployment Pool before deciding Between two choices. The Pool is funded by the Federal government until the end of this year. That support terminates december 31, and the City was faced with two alternatives. The first which was accepted by the Council Calls for paying a specific amount. The second Choice was to pay unemployment claimants a percentage of their past income. The first Choice was approved because the City is labelled a reimbursable employer. Payments will be made on a claim basis. Authorization was made to advertise the Sale of electric Revenue Bonds. The sum of $900,000 Worth of Bonds to foot Sioux Center s share of Northwest Iowa Power cooperative nip co Power transmission unofficial area rainfall reported the Sioux county Extension Council has been keeping rainfall records for each week from april 15 to september 30, according to Maurice Eldridge county Extension director. The Council members keeping records township location and total for the year Are listed As follows Buncombe 18.09 Capel 22.2seagle, 18.46 East Orange 21.37 Floyd 21.25 Garfield 17.49 Grant 24.10 Lincoln 23.88 Logan 17.26 Lynn 23.59 Reading 16.99 Sheridan 29.55 Sherman 16.47 Washington 17.00 Welcome 16.67 West Branch 21.67 Holland 19.56. The 16.67 reported in Welcome township North of Sioux Center was the Low report and the High was Sheridan township reporting 29.55. This is about a 13 Inch rainfall difference at two locations not More than 14 Miles apart. Every year since records were started Over 15 years ago there has been at least seven inches difference in the High and Low reports from within the county. Note social Security withholding deadline Des Moines employers must report and pay social Security and withheld Federal income taxes for the third Quarter of 1977 by october 31. Persons who have deposited the entire quarterly tax liability on time in a Federal Reserve Bank or authorized commercial Bank have until november 10 to file form 941 employer s quarterly Federal tax return the internal Revenue service said. Will begin at december 15. 12 15 . On thursday three firms submitted bids at a letting for excavating tamping Back filling and installing a sanitary sewer system which covers 4,300 feet. Joe s ready mix of Sioux Center and Solsma Brothers of Hospers submitted the High bids. Soronson farm and drainage of Hartley was awarded the contract on the basis of its Low bid of s9.907.50. Having earlier approved the construction of an Airport residence for Airport manager Randy Brower the Council received a preliminary sketch of a residential Airport Home. The plan which was presented was approved barrel Rensink City manager was authorized to write up plans and specifications to have the House let. Finally an ordinance authorizing salaries for municipal officers for the coming year gained adoption. This is required to be completed prior to november 1 in order to become effective by the first of the year. Sioux Center s emt on Call around the clock Quick who do you Call for help with fires accidents and times when people s lives Are endangered is it the operator the police the Hospital fire department the City office no matter who you Call eventually the Ems come to the Rescue when someone s health and safety has been jeopardized. The Ems Are Sioux Center s life savers on Call 24 hours a Day 168 hours a week. They arc the emergency medical technicians. The proper phone number to dial during an emergency is 722-1271, which will get a response from the Sioux Center Hospital which in turn summons the two Ems who happen to be on Call at the time. Paul Clousing an Active member of the local Ems says it is important to make the right phone Call in the Wake of emergencies. After calling the Hospital try to stay Calm and give the right information and directions. This in t easy because when injuries occur family members friends and relatives All get emotionally upset. The Rule of thumb is to stay Calm identify yourself describe the situation indicating what happened patient s condition the location and not hang up. The dispatcher will want to repeat your information to verify details. Also the dispatcher May More information. Since a medical emergency can occur anywhere at any time just a few moments can mean the difference Between life and death As Well As Between permanent disability and full recovery. That is Why it is important for everyone tit know what to do and How to do it in time of crisis. Up till now 37 persons in this Vicinity  have been trained to assume the responsibilities of an emt. Twenty Are currently Active. Another 17 either moved away quit or changed jobs and lost the flexibility to answer emergency Calls. Each member of the squad is on a 24-hour Call about five times per month. A few years ago Clousing explained we did t train anybody. Then some quit and we were Low on members. If anyone is interested in becoming an emt they should Contact a squad member saving lives is not an uncomplicated matter. For the technical aspects involved and the state requirements an emt undergoes a period of study and training. Earlier this fall a training class began with four students la Rue Vanmuyden Andrea Struyk Mark Bruggom and Harlan Van Voorst. The course extends until next Spring at which time those students must pass examinations to Merit state certification. The course fee $90, is covered completely by the emt squad in Hopes of maintaining a membership Between 20 and 25 persons. Even alter completing the training course the newer less experienced Ems accompany veterans to observe the first few times out. This preparation enables experienced handling of patients by experienced confident technicians. It is already too late to join that class but there is the possibility that another emt May begin in Hawarden in november. Interested persons May Contact Paul Clousing at the Sioux Center City office or any other emt squad member. Because of emergency medical technicians this area is a safer place to live. Dort College will soon be conducting its fall foundation Arlve an annual Campaign for funds for its operating budget in this area. Looking at the College budget with business manager Bernard de wit president Bernard j. Haan left said that due to new programs of study and new professors the funds arc very essential this year. The Sioux Center news published in Sioux Center Iowa wednesday october 26, 1977 volume 84, number 44 Little yellow bags from us for halloween to help keep local children safer this halloween Bright yellow plastic bags to hold halloween treats Are being donated by us United Federal savings and distributed through Community schools. Kevin Kuiper manager of the Sioux Center office said that the brightly coloured bags will help make children More visible Al night and therefore More Safe while the Supply lasts additional bags May be obtained free at the local us office at 1st Avenue at 3rd Street n.e., Kuiper said. Alcoholic treatment program launched. Center hailed As step Forward by Joe Maher Hawarden Independent there Are those in n West Iowa who would deem it Good sport to sometimes poke fun at their neighbors of dutch descent. One thing these same scoffers cannot deny however is that the dutch put their Money where their Faith is in god and in their fellow Man. New life treatment Center a resident care facility for alcoholics opened recently in Woodstock Minnesota it is a prime example of the dutch ability to respond with love concern and funds. The Center will celebrate an open House at Woodstock this coming saturday and sunday oct. 29-31and to launch the program the Board of directors and staff have invited the Public to View the going facility. Primarily it is a Sioux county based sheriff officers dispatched to Rural Kegger two charged on sunday october 16th, Sioux county sheriff s officers were dispatched to the scene of a very Large and noisy Beer party Between Sioux Center and Hawarden. Officers arriving at the scene at about 6 00 ., found that the party had been in Progress since 12 00 noon and before officers would leave the scene it would be 2 00 . On the 17th. A

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