Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on May 8, 1975 · Page 1
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Titonka, Iowa
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Dei>i. ui Hisilory and Archive.! THE TITONKA TOPIC TITONKA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480 THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1975 THE BOWLERS CORNER Tyke Leagueri — Final Standings — Titonka Savings Bank . 97 43 No. Cen. Public Service 89 51 Tyke Lanes 76 64 Meyer's Painters 66 74 Cunningham's 50 90 Stanley Products 44 96 Woodehoppert League — Final Standings — Tyke Lanes 95i/ 2 36i/ 2 Van Hove Shelling 90i/ 2 4U/ 2 D.T.'s Lounge 83 49 Mike's Construction ... 72 56 Titonka Plumbing 67'/ 2 64i/ 2 Titonka Topic 67i/ 2 64i/ 2 Callies V-Store 66 66 Anderson Implement 54i/ 2 77>/ 2 Farmers Elevator .54 78 Crystal Lake Furniture 53 79 Carney's Std. Service ..52i/ 2 79i/ 2 Willex 37 95 Graduation Activities To Start Here Next Week Graduation activities at the Titonka Consolidated School will start Sunday when Baccalaureate Services will be held in each church of the community for members of their congregation. For the second time, there will be no service at the school, but each church will conduct a service as part of their Sunday worship. Senior Class and Award Night will be held Monday, May 12 starting at 8:00 p. m. The 8th grade class symbol will be presented to the outstanding 8th grader by Gayle Moore, followed by athletic awards presented by Mr. Bergstrom, Mr. Goodrich, Miss Sorenson, Mr. Cast and Miss Smith. Music awards will be presented by Miss Clausen and Mr. Muss, the Home EC. award by Miss Smith, annual award by Mr. Schroeder, mathematics award by Miss Steffa, and dramatics awards by Mrs. Brandt. Outstanding achievement awards, as judged by the faculty, will be presented in athletics, music, dramatics and citizenship. Presentation of the Lions Club scholarship and Student Council scholarships will complete the program. Graduation exercises for the class of 48 seniors will be held Thursday, May IS at 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium. The commencement address, "The Open Door", will be given by Mr. Larry Goodrich. Armstrong Romps In Grls Conference Meet Armstrong tallied 90 points in the Girls State Line Conference Track Meet held a week ago tuesday, while Titonka and La-' kota tied for 2nd place with 61 points apiece, with 12 teams participating. Sue Buffington set a pair of meet records as she won the 100 meter hurdles in :14.4 and the 220 yd. low hurdles in :29. 9. She also won the jump-off in the high jump at 5'. The shuttle hurdle relay teamal Alberta Sleper, Vanessa Follman, Sue Rike and S. Buffington won the event in 1:09.9; and the distance medley relay team, Jean Buffington, Renee Womble, Cheryl Hanson and Follman won the race in 5:02.6. Others placing in the meet were Follman, 5th in the shot put, 29'3"; J. Buffington, 3rd, long jump, 14'5 1/2"; Bonna Tapper, 5th, Softball throw, 173"4"; Kay Giesking, 5th, discus, 80'; Sleper, 4th, 440yd. dash, 1:08.6; J. Buffington, 5th 220 yd. dash, :30. 5; and the mile relay team, Sue Schmidt, Cheryl Hanson, Follman and Rike, 3rd, 4:41. Women Over US LaVaughn Wibben 245, 180 Caralee Follman 214, 185 Judy Junkermeier 210, 174, 169 Charlotte Anderson . 203, 198, 189 Mick Jandl ..185, 179, 165 Kari Knudson 184 Judy Junkermeier 181 Lois Peterson 180, 180 Esther Christensen 175 Kas Lasson 173 Kas Larson 174, 167 Lois Steffa 173 Lois Sonius 172 Betty Miller 171, 168 Mavis Looft 171 Donna Rudisill 169, 167 Lana Trunkhill 169 Velma Nelson 167 Joyce Madison 166 Donna Dreesman 165 Men Over 225 Chuck Jandl 212 Quentin Boyken Receives 1975 John Deere Award Ames: Quentin Boyken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boyken of Titonka, has been awarded the 1975 John Deere Accounting Award of $250. The award is given each year to the outstand- in junior student in accounting at Iowa State University. Quentin was valedictorian of the 1972 Titonka High School graduating class. He is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity where he is a member of the executive committee and served as treasurer for one year. Titonka Federated Club To Have Picnic May 8th The Titonka Federated Club will meet for a picnic at the home of Clarine Boyken on Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 p. m. Members are asked to bring their own dishes. On Deans List Ames: Iowa State University today announced the names of 1, 973 students who were named to the Duaiis' List for the winter quarter. Included were Quentin Boyken, industrial administration; and Gary Rike, distributed studies, both of Titonka. Students on the Deans' List are those who have achieved a grade- point average of 3. 5 or better while carrying at least 15 credit hours of academic work. Set Commencement Open House For Donna Eden There will be an Open House following Commencement Exercises in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Eden in honor of their daughter Donna Laura. No invitations are being sent. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. School Operating Revenue Comes From Various Sources To clarify some misconceptions as to millage rate for school operating expenses, Supt. Rod Wilbeck has furnished the following figures for the present school year. He stated that the school district will receive $372,471 from local property taxes, raised by a mill levy of 39.063; and will also receive $162,723 from State aid. Income for the purpose of reducing the debt for the schoolhouse amounts to $29, 368, raised by a mill levy of 3.08. Other income the district receives is: Semi-Annual Apportionment $ 1,754 Mobile Home Tax 972 Special Education Reimbursement 1,500 Vocational Aid (State) 1,393 Career Ed. Project Reimbursement 3,390 Driver Education Reimbursement 1,410 Title I (Federal) 15,607 Vocational Aid (Federal) 680 Rental 479 Interest on Investments 4,860 Sale of Supplies 2,107 Refunds 18 Income from other Districts 500 1973-74 Unspent Balance 47,057 Total General Operation $616,831 School Bonds • 29,368 All figures for the above concerning taxes, comes from the State Comptroller's report. Items of miscellaneous income are the total amount either received thus far this year or expected during the fia- cal year. "— == ^ ====== = = ==5=nw=*i^^te»Bie^s= Indians Are 2nd In Conference Track Meet Mr. and Mrs. Wesley D. Greenan, Mason City, are happy to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to Stuart Lynn Pannkuk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Pannkuk of Titonka. The wedding will take place at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mason City on Saturday, July 12. The couple will make their home in Webster City, where Stuart is employed as a salesman and executive office manager for Bjustrom Bin and Equipment Company. Both are graduates of North Iowa Area Community College and Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Mo. Indians Finish 6th In Sentinel Relays The Titonka Indians ran into tough competition from Minnesota schools as they traveled to Fairmont, Minn, last Saturday to compete in the Class A division of the Sentinel Relays. Coach Larry Goodrich had an abreviated squad with him as there was a conflict with other school activities; the boys turned in some very good times, but they had to settle for 6th place in the 8-team meet. Titonka's relay team of Brent Rippentrop, Roy Budlong, Eugene Zwiefel, and Gary Goetz placed Second in two events with times of 1:36. 5 in the 88-yd. relay and 3:40.9 in the mile relay. Gary Goetz finished 3rd in the 220-yd. dash with a time of :23. 8, and Roy Budlong, Neal Struthers, Kevin Wilbeck and Eugene Zwiefel were 3rd in the 2-mile relay. Titonka's only other place went to Brent Rippentrop with a 4th place finish in the 180-yd. low hurdles with a time of :22. 5. Art Students To Present Show Here Friday Evening Leona Smidt Named To U Of I Honor Group Iowa City: Leona Smidt of Titonka is among University of Iowa students who were recently initiated into the U of I chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, national scholastic honor society for freshmen men and women. Students are eligible for membership if they have earned at least a 3. 5 grade-point average (halfway between a "B" and an "A" average) for a semester as a full-time student. Until this year, Phi Eta Sigma was a men's organization and the women's honorary was Alpha Lambda Delta. This year Phi Eta Sigma made the change to a coeducational organization and Alpha Lambda Delta is relinquishing the U of I cha; ::er at the end of this school year. LEGION AUXILIARY All memoers of the American Legion Auxiliary are asked to bring two dozen cookies or bars Friday for the Interstate small appliance demonstration at the Kountry Kitchen. The Auxiliary is serving the coffee between 2 and 4 p. m. Have cookies there by 1:30 p. m. Dan Schmidt To Be Honored At Iowa State Ames: Recognition dinners honoring the top scholars at Iowa State University were held May 5 and 6 in Memorial Union. The 370 students honored included those in the top two percent of each class in each college, and the top student by curriculum or major selected from th jse who have graduated or are graduating during the current academic year. Freshmen and sophomores were honored at the May 5 dinner, and juniors and seniors and those chosen by curriculum or major on May 6. Paul W. Barcus, associate professor of engineering science and assistant to the dean of engineering, spoke on "A Picture of the Future" at the May 5 dinner. Carl W. Hamilton, vice president for Jaformation and development, was the speaker may 6. Titli of his talk was "You Mean You Hadn't Noticed?" Recognition certificates were presented to the students ranking in the top two percent and to the top graduating senior in each curriculum whose grade average is at least 3. 5. Included in the list is Dan Schmidt, biology, of Titonka. The art students of the Titonka Consolidated School will present an Art Show on Friday, May 9«h from 7:00 to »:00 p.m. Featured in the vhow will be the work of the elementary, junior high a|id high school students' The elementary exhibits will be located in their classrooms, secondary work will be in the Art Room, lower lobby and Mult-Purpose Room. Demonstrations of the potter's wheel, jewelry making, and print making will be going on throughout the show. Pictured above is an example of silver jewelry designed and made by LeAnn Baade, a senior in Titonka High School. Ramsey Youth Fellowship To Hold Bake Sale The Ramsey Reformed Youth Fellowship will be holding a bake sale at the Senior Citizens Center in Titonka on Saturday, May 10. The sale will begin at 1:30 and last until the food is gone. Get your Mother's Day baking done in a hurry. A quick trip to the sale and you're done. Hurry before the delicious food is gone. Immanuel Circles Meet Next Week A.L.C.W. Circles of Immanuel Lutheran Church will meet next week as follows: Victory meets at 7:30 p. m. , Monday, May 12 in the home of Marcia Ullmann,with the lesson by Arliss Ullmann. The following Circles will meet at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 13: Anna Circle hi the home of Janice Meyer, with the lesson by Clara Mayland; Lois Circle in the home of Johanna Franzen, lesson by Doris Isebrand; Sarah Circle in the home of Grace Stohr, lesson by Mildred Schmidt and Helen Gremmer; and the Bethel Circle meets at the church with Darlene Schmidt as hostess, and lesson by Irene Schmidt. Doan U.M. Women Hold May Meeting The Doan U. M. Women met in the church annex with Violet Buffington as hostess. Violet had the devotions, and Lucille Carlson had the lesson, "Facing the Reality Of A Housing Crisis", and "The Henderson Settlement, Ready For Another 50 Years". The president, Elsa Cunningham, read meditation from the prayer calendar. 16 members answered die roll call about May baskets. There were two. guests. Minutes were read and approved, the treasurer's report was given, and reports of committees were given. Dates to remember: School of Christian Mission, June 26-29, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon; and District Annual Meeting at Mason City, Sept. 24. A thank you was read from Handicapped Village at Clear Lake for the canned goods. A motion was made and seconded to send $10.00 to the Raymond Blank Hospital Guild in Des Moines. Meeting was adjourned by singing the Wesley Grace. Lunch was served by the hostess. Souaws Take part In Armstrong Invitational Running in Class B of the Armstrong Invitational Track Meet on Friday, April 25, the Titonka Squaws were outclassed by Estherville and Terril, but took 3rd place in their division. Once again Sue Buffington was the outstanding participant as she won three individual events and was on a winning relay team. She took 1st in the high jump, 5'0", the 100 meter hurdles, :14.9; and the 220 yd. low hurdles, :30. 8; and teamed with Alberta Sleper, Vanessa Follman and Sue Rike to win the shuttle hurd.a relay in 1:10.7. Jean Buffington was 2nd in the long jump, 15'; and Sleper was 5th, 13'10". J. Buffington placed 5th in the 100 yd. dash, :13.3; Cheryl Hanson was 4th in the 440 yd. dash, 1:10.3; a,,d Sue Rike was 2nd in the 220 yd. low hurdles, : 34. 5. The mile relay team of Sleper Hanson, Rike and Follman placed 2nd in 4:38. 9; and J. Buffington, Rcnee Womble, Hanson and Follman finished 4th in the distance mcd'ey relay with a time of 5:06. 1. Initiated Into Society Indianola: Jan Hjelmaas of Titonka is among 16 Simpson College students recently initiated into Sigma Tau D^lta, '.ation- al English Honorary Society. Sigma Tau Delta honors English majors and minors who obtain at least a 3.0 or "B" average in the English course work. Jan is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Roy Hjelmaas. Confirmed At Good Hope Tifonka U.M. Women Plan May 14th Breakfast The Titonka United Methodist Women will have a May 14 breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Beje Clark, former district president. A business meeting will follow. Hostesses are June Sparks, Lois Boekelman, Dawne Harms, Toni Higgins, Leita Phelps, Lottie Ringsdorf, Karen Ruse and Vivian Wubben. All members are urged to attend. Chamber Of Commerce Meet At Kountry Kitchen The regular supper-business meeting of the Titonka Chamber of Commerce will be held at 6:15 p. m., Monday, May 12 at the Kountry Kitchen in Titonka. All members are urged to be present to help finalize plans for the annual Indian Day celebration. The Titonka Indians put up a valiant fight, but had to settle for 2nd place behind Armstrong in the Boys State Line Conference Track Meet held on the local track Tuesday. With 12 schools taking part, Titonka gained 60 points, being edged by Armstrong 'with 64. Brent Rippentrop broke J<e conference and school record in the 180 yd. low hurdles with a time of :20. 6. The old record, set hi 1968, was :21.0. He also set a school record as he broke the tape in the high hurdles with a time of:16. 2. The Indians received four other 1st places as the 2-mile relay team of Roy Budlong, Mark Zwiefel, Neal Struthers and Kevin Wilbeck finished in 9:24.0, Kim Krominga tied for 1st in the 440 yd. dash in :58.4; Leroy Ruse, Keith Hues man, Wayne Bruns and Wilbeck took the medley relay in 4:07.6; a;,.l Bruns, Huesman, Krominga and Gary Goetz won the mile relay in 3:51.1. Second place finished went to Goetz in the 220 yd. dash with a time of :23. 8; and to the 880 yd. relay team, Rippentrop, Budlong, Eugene Zwiefel and Goete, i i 1:39.8. Titonka Could do no better than three 3rd place finishes in the field events with Goetz in the long jump with a leap of 17'9 1/2" Dean Mechler cleared the high jump bar at 5'6"; and Steve Dietrich threw the discus 130'2 1/2". Fifth place finished went to E. Zwiefel in the 440 yd. dash in :60. 8, and to Budlong in the 880 yd. run in 2:21. 3. The boys will travel to Ventura on Saturday to compete in the District Meet and try to qualify for the State Meet. With the school year rapidly coming to an end, the boys will try once again to hold the Indian Relays. It is expected that 15 teams will be here to compete on Friday, May 16. Sue Buffington Qualifies For State Track Meet Sue Buffington, cualifying in three events, was the only local girl to make it to the State Track Meet on May 16 and 17, u: the 10-flight shuttle hurdle relay team was disqualified after placing 2nd. With 25 schools participating in the District Meet at Royal on Monday, May 5, the Squaws finished in 5th place with 31 1/2 points. Sue won the high jump with a leap of S'O", the 100 meterhur- dles in :14. 9 and the 220 yd. hurdles in :30.6. Alberta Sleper finished 4th in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of :17. 3, and Sue Rike was tied for 6th in the 220 yd. hurdles in :35. 2. Jean Buffington, Sue Schmidt, Cheryl Hanson and Vanessa Follman teamed up for a 6th place finish in the distance medley with a time of 4:56. 3, Sleper, Hanson, Follman and Rike finished 5th in the mile relay in 4:33. There was considerable controversy over the disqualification of a very fine shuttle hurdle relay team, the the decision st jod and the girls did not qualify for^the State Meet. Seven freshmen completed • 3-year course of Instruction based on the theme "The Word, Graee and Faith" at the Goad Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka and wore confirmed on Sunday, April 20. Pictured above from left to right are: (front row) Julie Boyken, Diane Van Hove, Dixie Harm* and Darla Atche, (back row) Dale Norland, Dale Van Hove, Pastor Herbert Hanson and Mavis Rike. ORDINANCE NO. 523 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 510 ENTITLED ZONING ORDINANCE BY CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICA TION OF LOT 6 AND LOT 7, BLOCK 27, WAYS ADDITION, CITY OF TITONKA, FROM R-l RESIDENTIAL TO C-l COMMERCIAL. WHEREAS, under the laws of the State of Iowa, the City Council may amend, supplement and change the zoning ordinance and maps, and WHEREAS, the Titonka Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended to the City Council the following change, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TITONKA AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. That Ordinance No. 510 entitled Zoning ordinance, be amended by amending the official zoning map so that the tract described as Lot 6 and Lot 7, Block 27, Ways Addition, City of Titonka, is re-zoned from R-l Residential to C-l Commercial. Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its publication, approval and passage as provided ,by law. PASSED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 1st day of May, 1975. /s/ Walter Baade, Mayor ATTEST: < /s/ Myrtle G. Alke, City Clerk

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