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Norwalk, Iowa
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Page Four N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, March 1, 2012 . "111 Activities at the NORWALK LIBRARY 1051 North Ave. 981-0217 Tuesday, March 6 Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m. A fun, educa- tional and activity-based story time for ages 3-6. A great opportunity for parents to get tips on early literacy skills for use at home. Daycare groups are welcome. Wednesday, March 7 Wee-Ones Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Finger plays, sto- ries and songs for little ones to age 18 months and their parents. Designed for a one-to-one or one-to-two par- ent-child ratio to maximize interaction. Lego Club, 1-3 p.m. School-age children get together for creative fun with Legos. (One Wednesday per month, on "early out" days.) Yu-Gi-Oh Club, 1-3 p.m. For 2nd-graders and up. Whether a Yu-Gi-Oh beginner or experienced player, join us to trade cards, duel, learn new strategies and have a great time! (One Wednesday per month, on "early out" days.) Thursday, March 8 Toddler-Time Story Time, 10:30 a.m. A chance for parents to interact with their children ages 18 months to three years during stories, finger plays and songs, to help toddlers develop those critical early literacy skills. Friday, March 9 Friday Bridge Club, 1-3 p.m. Every Friday afternoon February through May, join your friends to play Bridge at the library. Cards will be provided or you can bring your own. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. February 17 Officer was dispatched Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Michael to the 700 block of Drive to investigate a Theft Beardsley Street to inves- tigate a Property Damage Accident. Vehicle driven by Jessica Anne Tigges,.23, Norwalk, struck a deer that ran onto the roadway in front of her vehicle.  February 18 While on patrol, Officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Zachary Ryan O'Neill, 23, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd, Driving While License Under Suspension and Speeding. February 20 Officer impounded a vehicle in the 900 block of E. 17th Street that was in violation of the city park- ing ordinance. February 23 Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of Orchard Hills Drive to investigate a Theft report; case pend- ing further investigative leads. report; case is pending fur- ther investigative leads. Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Gordon Avenue to investigate a Burglary report; case is pending further investiga- tive leads. February 24 Officer impounded a vehicle at Beardsley/ Fontana Court that was a Traffic Hazard. An Oklahoman, Sylvan Goldman, is credited with inventing the first shopping cart. Performances For Sara Routh It was reported last week that singer-song- writer Sara Routh, daugh- ter of Katie and Ron Routh of Norwalk, will be per- forming at the Variety Club Telethon Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4. In addition, she will be performing at the Under- ground in downtown Des Moines at 8 p.m. Thursda3 March 1, and at Muse Monday, March 5, at 10 p.m. Snowman Contest Area residents are re- minded of the annual Snowman Contest spon- sored by Norwalk Parks and Recreation. It contin- ues through the end of March with concession stand bucks awarded to the winner. Take a picture of your snowman with its creators and send it to the Parks and Recreation office. Be sure to include names, ages and phone numbers of the participants. Photos submitted may be printed in the next Fall/Winter Parks and Recreation bro- chure. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. February 18 A rural Indianola wo- man reported an assault involving a female juve- nile; incident remains un- der investigation. February 19 Roy Sams, Greenfield Plaza, reported his resi- dence entered; no inven- tory on items taken. February 21 Margery Linsley, rural Indianola, reported a tres- passing incident when an outbuilding on her prop- erty was entered; nothing taken. February 22 Craig Roberts, Green- field Plaza, reported a rac- ing trailer entered and tools taken; no loss esti- mate at this time. ACCIDENTS Feb. 9 - 8 p.m., Hwy 92 and 20th Avenue: a vehicle driven by Earl Gerdeman, 46, rural Indianola, was operating a farm tractor eastbound on Hwy 92 when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Dennis McAllister, 56, rural Prole; $8,000 damage to the McAllister vehicle and $6,000 damage to the Gerdeman vehicle. Both men sought medical treat- ment by private vehicle; Gerdeman was cited for failure to have a reflector device. 10!lmmm/ittg 1037 SUNSET DRIVE (HIGHWAY 28) NORWALK, IA 50211 www, norwalkinsuranceservices.com e.maih norwalkinsurance@qwestoffice.net /i John Phillips Owner Allied i Insurance a Naonw cmnp On  ,,/de" Au t Imt P=mttcr tGz rcet ..IL.IIm w mira II Blue (?,r. Candace Ritzler Ricardo Alverio Manager Agent, CPA We Are Here to Service All Your Insurance Needs. Established In 1979 515-981-0434 OR 515-981-4293001 0000800-746-0434 ' 515-981-521100] Feb. 17 - G24 and Hwy 65/69: a vehicle driven by Audrey Marquez, 20, Avondale, AZ, struck a deer; $2,500 damage. In 1909, the U.S. became the 12th country in the world to embrace the British Boy Scout move- ment and establish a scout- ing program. NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES Kevin Kraus, Luther College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, has an- nounced that 858 Luther College students were named to the 2011 fall se- mester Dean's List. Included were Norwalk seniors Michanda Hoff- man, Sydnie Reynolds and Jason Schmidt. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or bet- ter on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D). Luther is a selective four-year college located in Decorah. ................................... LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor Day) I Westview Care Center was found to I have Zero Deficiencies at the annual state survey for a second consecutive year. Also listed as one of the Best Nursing Homes in Iowa on U.S. News and World Reports for the second year. 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