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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - September 24, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa Pour 30 x 240 it. Slab in half a Day at Dyna tech Plant How anticipate completion of construction in january first Spades of dirt were turned nere at 3 30 . Thursday afternoon for the new $485,000 Dyna technology inc., Plant in Industrial Park by this group of Sioux Center land development corp. Officials and two representatives of Dyna technology. Left to right a. H. Tepaske Secretary of Sioux Center land development John a. Franken president of Sioux Center land development John Calvin president of Dyna technology. Looking on Are al de Vries treasurer of Sioux Center land development Leonard dest Lutar a member of the Board of Sioux Center land development and representative of Destigter Brothers construction co. At the ground breaking or. G. C. Vande Garde Mil Schouten Sioux Center City councilman and mayor we. L. Mouw of Sioux Center. Complete pouring of foundations and floors for Dyna tech Plant Here the above pictures were taken last week at the site of the new Dyna technology inc., Plant Here in Indus trial Park where the pouring of the Cement flooring was in wind up stage and foundations for the 120 x 240 it. Manufacturing Plant and 48 x 100 it. Office Section were in place. Pouring of the 6-Inch thick floor for the manufacturing Section of the building was done by Destigter Brothers general contractors on four different Days with a 30 x 240 it. Slab poured each Day. The picture at left was taken As a slab was being poured on tuesday of last week. Each 30 x 240 it. Slab required 120 Yards of Cement. A total of 480 Yards was required for the 120 x 240 it. Floor area in the manufacturing Section. The Dyna tech Plant is located on an 8 /2-acre tract of land East of k products inc., Plant and the inter states electric and engineering inc., Plant. It faces South. In the picture at right the Broad expanse of Cement floor takes on the appearance of i paved Airport. Inthe foreground the Southwest Cor Ner of the building is the 20 x 73 it. Loading Dock area which is equipped with a mechanical truck Dock that can be electrically raised to the level of the truck being loaded or unloaded. The 48 x 100 it. Office Section is on the Southeast Corner of the build ing. Within this Section is a 34 x 48 it. Lunchroom a 20 x 32 it. Area that accommodates two restrooms and a first Aid room. A Large expanse of window is located on the Southwest Corner of the office Section provid ing visibility to the Dock area and the employee Entrance into the manufacturing area immediately West of the office Section. Within the manufacturing area is located against the North Interior Wall a 24 x 32 it. Masonry oven room which will be utilized for Bak ing armatures for the Small electric motors that will be manufactured by Dyna tech. The basically Metal building will feature Brick masonry on the lower area of the front of the building it will be electrically heated. The office Section will be air conditioned. The roof will be pitch and gravel. Continued on Back Page. 1 .1 declaration of Independence talk Sopt. 25 Louis Van Dyke department of history Dort College will discuss the declaration of Independence in the fireside room of the Sioux Center Public Library thursday sept.25, at 730 . I his is another of the american issues forum Bicentennial programs being sponsored by the Library. It is open without charge to people of All Ages. Discussion period will follow. Sioux Center Iowa volume 82 number 39 wednesday september 24, 1975 groundbreaking for new Dyna tech Plant sept. 18 approximately 100 chamber of Commerce and City officials and members of the Sioux Center business Community joined top officials of Dyna technology inc., Here thurs Day afternoon in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Dyna tech Plant at Industrial Park. Foundation and floor work has been under Way at the Plant site for several weeks and now work will be Gin on the building proper with completion anticipated by february 1, or shortly thereafter. At a dinner at the Holland House Here thursday evening members of the Sioux Center Volunteer fire department agreed to a continued occupancy by Dyna tech of the new fireball Here until such time As the new Plant is ready for occupancy. The dinner was sponsored by Dyna tech s management As an appreciation gesture to the firemen for their lease of the fireball during the Plant construction period. Dyna tech officials reported at the groundbreaking thursday that it currently has about 60 local people on the payroll and will expand its training program in the weeks and months ahead and anticipates about 100 persons will be employed by the time the new Plant is pressed into service. Continued on Page 5 350 teachers will attend Institute at Dort oct. 2-3 the annual Tri state teachers Institute will be held on the Dort Campus thursday and Friday octo ber 2 and 3. Approximately 350 teachers rep resenting 45 Christian elementary and High schools of a four state area Iowa Colorado Minnesota and wis Consin Are expected to attend. The Institute theme this year is Freedom to principal guest speaker will be or. Lester Dekoster editor of the Banner or. Dekoster will address the group on the topic the measure of excellence and also will Lead two sectionals Calvin s Church today continued on Back Page Library enlargement project in offing Cut ribbon to Mark by Dinoss opening Sioux Center chamber of Commerce officials were on hand monday morning to extend a Welcome to de Dokter and Roger Dykstra on the occasion of the opening of their new business Corner motor Supply the Corner of first Avenue Northwest and 9th Street and to participate in a ribbon cutting Cere Mony officially marking the opening of the new Enterprise. Don Broek. Vice president of the chamber of Commerce is pictured cutting the ribbon at the front door As the owners and members of the chamber executive committee look on. Left to right Gary Kramer Roger Dykstra Don Broek Paul Moer Rujan head of the chamber retail merchants committee de Dokter Dennis Walstra chamber Secretary and rally Van beek second vice president of the chamber. An enlargement project More than doubling the size of the children s department is to be launched this fall at the Sioux Center Public Library under a plan recently approved by the Library Board of trustees. A Mezzanine floor is to be con kids Story hour during october the Sioux Center Public Library will present Story hours for All Chil Dren who Are in kindergarten and first Grade at 10 . Each saturday Dur ing october. No pre registration is necessary. Each session will feature films and continued on Back Page strutted above the present children s area and the Library off ice to provide an 18 it. 8 inches by 35ft. 11 inches space which will be utilized As a read ing room and Book storage area for children of third Grade age through Junior High. Access to the Mezzanine floor will be by spiral staircase based at the East end of the present children s depart ment which will remain in service As a department for youngsters of pre school age through Grade 3. The Low continued on Back Page another Tepaske theatre program Monk musical group of 5, to present concert sept. 26 Monk a group of f Ive singers and instrumentalists from Minne Apolis will present a concert at the Tepaske Little theatre Here at 8 . Friday september 26, under sponsor ship of the Dort College Fine arts committee. Soup supper the Guild for christain service is sponsoring a soup pie and Sandwich supper on thursday september 25. Serving time is from 5 00 to 8 30 . A free will offering will be received. Adv admission is 75� tickets will be available at the door and at the switchboard in the student Union building on the Dort Campus. The group has been playing to continued on Back Page declines Call members of Bethel Christian re formed Church were informed Sun Day that their pastor Rev. Henry Vanden Heuvel has declined the Call he recently received from the first Christian reformed Church of Kalamazoo Mich. Randal Muller new member of police Force Randal Muller 23, formerly of Worthington minn., joined Sioux Center s City police Force Friday. He recently completed a two year course at Willmar Community College Willmar minn., where he was awarded an . Degree in Law enforcement. While in his last year at Willmar Community College he worked for the sheriff s department at Willmar. Randal is the son of or. And mrs. John Rural Worthington and is a 1970 graduate of Worthington High school. He is single. He will be rotating with other Mem Bers of the local police Force on the three shifts Day 7 . To 3 ., night 3 . To 11 . Early morning 11 . To 7 . Weather report Date High Low precis. 9-16 9-17 9-18 9-19 9-20 9-21 9-22 73 72 71 61 52 60 66 56 54 55 40 45 42 38 total precipitation 0 .15 .18 .04 0 0 0 .37 Home of Sioux Center s newest business this is the new 50 x 80 it. Cement Block and steel Home of Sioux Center s newest business Corner motor Supply inc., owned and operated by de Dokter and Roger Dyk of Jura at the Corner of first Avenue Northwest and 9th Street. The company opened to business monday september 22. 11 will be a wholesaler of automotive parts and accessories and will operate a Well equipped machine shop that will specialize in engine head and Brake work and bearing service. The owners plan an open House later. Operation hours Are from 7 30 . To 5 30 . Monday through Friday and from 7 30 . To noon on saturdays. Showing of 1976 Ponticos and Brichs Here sept. 25 the 1976 lines of Pontiac and bulks will be shown at Van Velzen Pontiac Buick 348 n. Main Avenue Here thursday september 25. Case Van Veugen owner operator of the Dealership reports he will have at least four new cars in the show room and maybe More. Free Coffee and donuts will be served to All who visit the showroom Between 2 . And 9 . On show Day

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