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Page Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, March 11, 2010 CLASSIFIEDS ALL classified advertising is 20 cents a word with a $3.50 minimum AND payable in advance of publication. Bring your ad to the office and pay for the ad at that time. We reserve the right to accept or refuse any or all advertising. Publisher reserves the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. ',Happy Ads,' and "Thank You's" are $2. DEADLINE IS NOON ON FRIDAY! m thank you Oviatt third grade teachers, students and administrator want to say a special big thank you to the Norwalk Lion's Club. They donafed dictionaries to the third grade classroom and now every classroom has a set for the students to use. Thanks again to the Norwalk Lion's Club. ................................... Thank you to everyone for your prayers, food, flowers, cards and phone calls.Your kindness has made my re- covery from surgery much easier. Christie Kobernusz .................................. announcements Annual Knights of Colum- bus Fish Fry Fridays, 5-7 p.m., St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. .................................. Crayons 2 Pencils Pre- school is now accepting enrollments for fall 2010 classes. 2 yrs-TueFFhur 8- 10 a.m.; 3 yrs-Tue/Thur 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; 4 & 5 M/W/F 8:15-11:30 a.m. Visit www.crayons2pe.n cils.com or call 981-4663. ................................... Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., every Saturday, New Life Lutheran Church, 4380 Wakonda Dr. Use north basement door of the church. Call 480-3578 or 981-0822. ................................... childcare Norwalk Daycare, $125 per week, large fenced-in backyard, toys for all ages, CNA and certifications, 981-0538. ................................... Crayons 2 Pencils has openings for before and after school care as well as spring break and summer vacation. Daily activities, games and crafts! Doors open at 7 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. Call 515-981- 4663 or visit our website at www.cray0ns2pencils.com. .................................. employment Drivers: F/T. CDL-A, Min 23 yoa, 1 yr. OTR exp. Haul US Mail out of Des Moines. Some teams. $18.36/hr. + benefits, alanritchey.com or 800-877-0273 ext. 5329. EOE M/F/H/V. ................................... business opportunity Lost your job? Need more money? Part or full-time. In business in Norwalk since 1972. Call Larry Hughes, 515-681-6310. .................................. houses for sale OPEN HOUSE .... Sunday, March 14, 1-4 p.m., 1509 Park Hill Dr., 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath w/3-car heated garage. Unique open floor plan...MUST SEE! Close to pool, schools, library and grocery. New carpet, hard- wood floors, two-story en- try. $209,900. Call 981- 0033 with questions. ................................... 6670 Hwy G-24:4.4 acres, 2800 + finished 1 Y2 story, 4 BR, 2 bath, 24x40 metal bldg. Black Gold Realty, 681-6310. ................................... 501 North Ave: 6/10 acre, 3800 finished, 3-4 or 5 BR, 4 bath, zoned residential up and business down, great location. Black Gold Realty, 681-6310. ................................... for rent Rent to own-brand new 3 bdrm homes in Norwalk. Rent based on income with minimum rents of $1250- own in 12 months. Contract terms also available, refer- ence required. 515-360- 9077, Tim Mineart, CSIA 5063. Certified. 1329 Sunset Dr., 850 sq. ft. office, 4 rooms, bath, $750. Black Gold Realty, 681-6310. ................................... 2 BR Brick, 4-Plex, heat, water, sewer, garbage paid. Call 221-9300. .................................. services Lawn Care: Mowing, fertil- izing, snow removal, yard cleanups. Residential and commercial, free esti- mates, Glen Morris, 515- 208-4398. ................................... Dressmaking and alter- ations done in my home. Many years of experience. Call Zelda at 515-981- 4848. ................................... INCOME TAX PREPARATION Check out my 1/2 price special! I will prepare your 2009 personal income tax return for one-half the price you paid another profes- sional tax preparer last year. Call me to schedule an appointment. Over 30 years of tax preparation and accounting experi- ence. Deb Ostrem. 515- 981-5083. ................................... The Painters - Trained By The Best: Interior and Ex- terior, Drywall Repair, Pro- fessionals. Quality Work, Insured, Commercial/Resi- dential, Warren County raised. Call Ron, 515-971- 8871, 20 years of experi- ence. ................................... Schedule your Chimney Evaluation and cleaning today. Keep your family and home safe. Climbing Boys Chimney Cleaning. 981- Small engine repair, pickup and delivery available. Prompt reasonable ser- vice. We have used lawn mowers. 981-0014. Jim Dixon. .................................. Rapid Rolloff Dumpsters to Rent, 20-yard. 'We deliver to you." 515-370-2590 (Long Distance). .................................. Patava Concrete Taking orders for tearouts, patios, replacement, new construction, driveways, garage slabs. FREE ESTI- MATES. Call Matt Palen, 210-1284 or Tim Patava, 210-1285. ................................... flea market Monthly "free admission" Flea Market, including an- tiques and collectables, Saturday and Sunday, March 13-14, 4-H Building, State Fairgrounds, spon- sored by Simpson United Methodist Church. Exhibi- tors from all over Iowa and surrounding states. Con- tact Dave 515-210-5224. Open 9-4 both days. ................................... EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF NOT PAYING TAXES. If you're in the 25% tax bracket, a tax- free Missouri bond yielding 5%* pays as much after-tax income as a taxable bond yielding 6.76%. Yield to Maturity 4.77% Final Maturity: 6/1/2036 *Yield effective 01/01/10, subject to availability. Yield and market value may fluctuate if sold prior to maturity, and the amount you receive from the sale of these securities may be more than, less than or equal to the amount originally invested. Bond investments are subject to interest rate risk such that when interest rates rise, the prices of bonds can decrease and the investor can lose principal value. Any bond called prior to maturity may result in reinvestment risk for the bond owner. May be subject to state and local tax. May be subject to alternative minimum tax (AMT). Municipal bonds may have original issue discount. To invest in tax-free bonds, call or visit your local financial advisor today. Lance D Eddie Kevin L Pearson 800 Colonial Cir., Ste. 150 4313 Fleur Dr., Ste. 20 P.O. Box 181 Des Moines, IA 50321 Norwalk, IA 50211 515-285-1838 515-285-1211 www.edwardjones.com MemberSIPC , Announcing Our New Office: RE//H00 American Dream Realty John & Debbie Marmon Broker/Owners 1220 Sunset Drive, Ste 103 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 515-981-0022 or 515-490-9002 Stop in or give us a call We can help you with your real estate need DAILY FAMILY VALUE MEALS- $5.99 After 4 p.m. Mon.- Pot Roast Tues.- Beef & Noodles Wed.- ChickenFried Steak Thurs.-Chicken & Noodles Fri.- Hot Beef Sandwich Sat.- Baby Back Ribs Family Va/ue Meals/nc/ude Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Roll 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1031 I" I Straight Talk By Kent Sorenson, State Representative State Budget: A Long Way to Go: The budget remains our primary focus during this session. It's no secret that Governor Culver's FY2011 budget spends more than it takes in, with expenditures exceeding revenue by as much as $400 million according to State Auditor David Vaudt. Iowa has a statutory spending limitation of 99% of revenue, but the Governor is proposing expenditures of 111% of revenue. That won't work in your family or mine and it's not going to work in the state's finances either. One unacceptable result of this deficit is a likely hike in property taxes, but that's not all. The Governor plans to tap Iowa's Cash Revenue Fund to the tune of over $200 million, leaving the state in a more precarious financial position. I did not vote for the FY2010 budget and I will not vote for the FY2011 budget i/it spends more than we take in. House Republicans proposed numerous spending reductions for the FY2010 budget (see partial list below), but House Majority Democrats shot every one of these proposals down. End Benefits to Illegal Immigrant Adults $92,300,000 Shift Voluntary Preschool Responsibilities to Empowerment $45,000,000 See Vehicle Fleet, Outsource Vehicle Leasing (one time) $34,000,000 Eliminate "phantom" employees - funded, unfilled FTE positions $25,000,000 Combine State Information Technology and Email Systems $20,000,000 Reduce Funding for Library Acquisitions at Regents by 50% $13,500,000 No DNR Land Acquisitions for FY2010 $5,000,000 Eliminate Taxpayer Funded Lobbyists $4,000,000 Freeze non-critical out-of-state travel $1,500,000 Eliminate Washington DC Internship (seek private funding) $90,000 Eliminate Charger Flights by Members of the DOT Commission $17,000 Although House Democrats claim they are making $260 million in spending reduc- tions, the spending data they distributed this week clearly shows their current bud- get still spends as much as the previous year. House Republicans will be offering numerous cost savings ideas again this year, but we're going to need a virtual public outcry to get Democrats to make the necessary spending cutbacks. Potential Medicaid Crisis Looming: Legislative Democrats plan to underfund Medicaid by $347 million in FY2011, using cash reserves to make up $187 million of the shortfall, and relying on Congress to extend the Medicaid matching rate for an- other $95 million - provided Congress votes for the extension. However, if these projections don't occur, the General Fund contribution for Medicaid will amount to only half of the state's need. Fast forward to. FY2012, and Medicaid could need over half a billion in additional General Fund dollars. In Your Community: We will have our Forum Saturday, March 20, from 9-10 a.m. It will be held at the Administration Building, 2nd floor, Indianola. As always, thank you for giving me the opportunity to represent our district in the House of Representatives. That responsibility means a lot to me and I am work- ing hard to ensure your voice is heard. To contact Sorenson email him at Kent.sorenson@legis.state.ia.us or call 515-962-2192.