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January 15, 2015

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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR 00-00wotk nor00 NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 21 /WEST COTA ST. 3k,.d/f.j] SHELTON W/', 98584-226 ' i iii__li.i._i.liiii_i.il.i.._l__i..iiii .... i.i. _i_i .. ii iiiii -I1,,11,,I,1,,I,,I,,11,,1111,,,111111,,I,,1111,-,,111,,,11,1 , Warren Town and County ws 50 € Noialk Warriors Vol. 46 No. 35 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 emaih news@ norwalknewspaper.com Thursday, January 15, 2015 Eagles Escape Lady Warriors Norwalk Lady Warriors basketball team hosted Pella Christian in a conference match to begin 2015 and lost in heartbreaking fashion, 48-45. The Warriors held the lead for most of the game behind a season-high seven three-pointers. In the end, it was cold free throw shoot- ing and tumovers that doomed Norwalk. Agenda City. Council Regular Business Meeting Agenda- Thursday. January. 15. 2015.6 p.m. 1. Call to order at 6 p.m. 2. Approval of Agenda. 3. Presentation(s) - 4. Welcome of guests and public comment. The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 10-2 lead with (3 minute limit, no action) fou 5. Apnutes- and'" gda/aular council meeting. .... 00es. ZI'. m " ,enlo --_. . • "'-'--"...-'-%.C'-,--x",",,m,ement s • to nse renewal for F arewav rall. I ..Hl.llua. .flrite o ffs. seve,. " .turn.  --e _--   _eeev file monthly department reports • "- .12  .k "l.t " the  :'lelsv-. 'tge date for the sale of General Ob- kn°'''thi....,--onds, Series 2015B and authoriz- W l""minary official statement in con- an6- .e.. • Gh  cu, ....... Norwalk had more field goals than Pella Christian, but lost the game at the charity stripe. The Warriors were 6 of 13 from the free-throw line compared to the Eagles who were 15 of 24. Tori VanVelzen led Norwalk with 11 points. Miranda Hughes finished with nine. Campbell chipped in seven, Nelson finished with six and Jaycie Owens five. Hannah Poppens also contributed with a three-pointer. The Warriors take on Pella next. NHS Activities Director Dodgeball Tourney To Benefit Special Olympics A Dodgeball Tournament will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at Lakewood Elementary, 9210 Happy Hollow Dr., to benefit Special Olympics Iowa. This is the first time for this event• Register at www.firstgiving.com/soiowa. To receive a guarantee of a t-shirt, register by Friday, Jan. 16. Registrations will be accepted after that up to a maximum of 36 teams. All players must be 12 years of age or older. Cost is $200 per team of 7 - 10 players. Seven players must be present to start. Teams may have a maximum of ten players on their roster. Teams will have a six match guarantee. Radon Awareness Workshop 8. Consideration of a Resolution setting date for Public Hearing on designation of the expanded Norwalk Ur- ban'Renewal Area and on Urban Renewal Plan Amendment. 9. Consideration of a Resolution approving Surface ....... Gail Orcutt shares her Transportation Program Funding Application• personal story of Radon- January is Radon Awareness Month and the library is having an infor- mational workshop Satur- da N Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. induced cancer and back- ground on what radon is and what you can do to protect your home. She also demonstrates how easy it is to test your home 10. Discussion of Spring Cleanup Days guidelines. 11. Council Inquiries and staff updates. 12. Adjournment; LIBRARY EVENTS By A1 Lammers i Bowling The Norwalk Bowling teams hosted Pella Christian and Knoxville and the boys team defeated both of their opponents and girls finished second• Boys Basketball The Warriors traveled to Carroll and fell to the Ti- gers 69-59• Norwalk took a 38-29 lead into the locker room at the intermission, but Carroll would outscore the Warriors in the 3rd quarter 21-5 and held on in the 4th quarter to drop Norwalk's overall record to 4-3 on the season. Senior Baylee Steele put up another double- double as he scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Warriors. Junior Michael Geistler dropped in 13 while senior Karson Olerich chipped in 10. The Warriors will now tum their attention to Little Hawkeye Conference play as they will host Pella Christian and travel to Pella for a pair of crucial conference matchups. Girls Basketball The Warriors will look to get the new year rolling on a positive note as they will host the Pella Christian Eagles and then travel to Pella in a pair of Little Hawkeye Con- ference games. Wrestling The Warriors look to continue their winning ways after the break as they will travel to Indianola to partici- pate in the Warren County Invitational and then to Pella for a Little Hawkeye Conference duel with the Dutch. Agenda City Council Work Session Agenda Public Safety Building, 1100 Chatham Ave. Monday, January 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m. 1. Call to Order and Roll Call. 2. Discussion with Development Community Members regarding Gateway• 3. Adjoumment. Saturday. Jan. 17 Learn@YourLibrary, 10-11 a.m. Join us for today's program, Radon: A Serious Problem With a Simple Solution. January is Radon Awareness Month, so join advocate Gail Orcutt for a presentation and conversa- tion about the danger of radon and how to make our homes safer. Monday, Jan. 19 Tiny Tots Music Class with Debbie Doo-Wop, Mondays in January at 9:30 a.m. For ages 1 - 5, those who've pre-registered can join Debbie Doo-Wop for songs, instruments and fun! Tuesday. Jan. 20 Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years, join us for picture books, songs and flannel boards. This storytime is also a good fit for daycare groups and par- ents attending with several children and lasts 25 - 30 minutes. Novel Year Book Club, 6-8 p.m. Adults are invited to join Novel Year Book Club and make new friends, experience new places and embark on new journeys. Novel Year is a series of programs featuring sexeral novels throughout the year. Programs consist of: 1) Discussing the book with a facilitator, 2) Watching the movie version of the book, and 3) Enjoying a program related to the book. Tonight, we'll be watching the film The Book Thief, starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. Registration Required. (Due to weather, the book discussion was moved to January 13 and the movie to today.) Wednesday, Jan. 21 Take a Break, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Adults with young children are invited to join us for some open-ended play each week. Materials such as art supplies, sensory bins, play dough and more are provided while the adults have a chance to sit down and take a break! Science, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Third Wednesdays through April, for kindergarten through 5th grade. Explore Concluded p. 7 for radon. Gail says: "If I can keep just one person from going through this, I'd feel it was all worth something-not spiritual journey I'm on!" Gall Orcutt to mention the tremendous Adult Craft Night Join the adult craft night project "Arm Knitting" at the Norwalk Easter Public Library, Tuesda3 Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Guest teacher, Jo Snyder, will demonstrate how to make a scarf with only your arms and yam. Stop by the library to reserve your spot and pick up a handout. Space limited; so don't wait. Find These Legal Notices Inside This Issue. CITY OF NORWALK • Minutes of January 8, 2015 Meeting NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT • December 2014 Paid Invoices WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF • Two Sheriff's Sales WARREN COUNTY SUPERVISORS • Minutes of January 2, 2015 Meeting ,.Minutes of January 6, 2015 Meeting SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211