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Thursday, March 21, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Norwalk Residents Attend Celebrate! Innovation Week at the DMACC West Campus Above, world-record endurance swimmer and best- selling author Lynne Cox poses with 10-year old Josie Albin, 12-year-old Lucie Albin and their mom, Jennifer Wubben of Norwalk. Cox told a capacity crowd at Celebrate! Innovation, held on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) West Campus about setting a world swimming record by crossing the English Channel at the age of 15, and then resetting the record a year later. She is best known for swimming across the Bering Strait from the United States to Russia in 1987. She also talked about being the first to swim 1.22 miles in Antarctica where the air temperature was 31 degrees and the water temperature 38 degrees. Celebrity Chef Roy Choi (above left) poses for a photo with first-year DMACC West Campus student Katie Starace of Norwalk at the Celebrate! Innovation week event. Choi is a Korean-American chef who gained prominence as one of the founders of the gourmet food truck movement. Choi created and co-founded the gourmet Korean taco truck, Kogi. He most recently opened a restaurant in Las Vegas titled, "Best Friend." South Suburban YMCA Summer Day Camp Taking Registrations The South Suburban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, is offering day camp for youth who have completed Kindergarten-6th grade. Weekly sessions begin June 3rd and run through the week of August 16th, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Y Day Camp: All-day program for children Kindergarten - 6th grade, includes swim instruction (3 days/week), free lunch program through the Des Moines Schools, and outdoor adventures. Registrations are now being accepted. Call 285- 0444 for more information. Register at the South Suburban YMCA or dmymca.org/register. Pre- registration is required. Photo Printing is a full commercial printer located in Carlisle, Iowa. If you have a flyer, letterhead, envelope, brochure, magazine, newsletter, book, etc that you would like to have printed, give us a call for a Free Estimate. Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st Street Carlisle, Iowa 50047 515-989-3251 Norwalk Police Report This information was obtained directly from the Norwalk Police Department. Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 7th Fraud - 800 block Main Street. Bank reported several stolen checks had been cashed at their location, as well as two other bank branches. Information was taken and a report made. Case remains under investigation at this time. Vehicle Crash - Sunset Drive & Beardsley. Vehicle driven by Malcolm Short, Norwalk, struck a vehicle driven by Jennifer Menendez Baires, Des Moines. Information was taken and a report forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. Following the crash, a dog that was removed from the Menendez Baires' vehicle, bit one of the responding paramedics on the hand. March 9th Impaired Driver- West North Ave & Orchard Hills Drive. Marc Matheny, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Operating while under the Influence, and was given a written warning for Failure to Maintain Control. Subject was processed and transported to the Warren County jail. Theft - 8000 block Augusta Circle. Watch was reported stolen from a residence. Victoria Brock, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Theft. Subject was processed and released to appear at a later date. Vehicle Crash - Highway G14 and 50th Avenue. Vehicle driven by Andrea Knisley, Grimes, left the roadway and struck a utility box. Information was taken and a report forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. March 10th Theft - 700 block Beardsley. Gasoline was reported stolen from a convenience store. Information was taken and a report made. March 11th Drug Equipment Violation - 2100 block Shady Lane Drive. Todd Rooney, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Subject was processed and released to appear at a later date. March 12th Identity Theft - 600 block Orchard Hills Dr. A resident discovered a fraudulent account opened using his identification. Information was taken and a report made. March 14th Credit Card Fraud - 1900 block Cedar. Resident discovered fraudulent charges on a credit card account. Information was taken and a report made. Case remains under i vestigation. N O N IL 111,N IF,! ! Geo-Thermal Isthe best way to heat your home. Gilbert Home Comfort 360 Iowa Ave. Martensdale, IA Gilberthomecomfort.com Tuesday Talks Series at the Norwalk Library The next installment of the Tuesday Talks series will be held Tuesday, March 26th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Norwalk Easter Public Library, 1051 North Avenue. The topic will be budget - join Norwalk city leaders for a conversation about the City Budget. All are welcome - please join us. Warren County Sheriff's Report This information was obtained directly from the Warren County Sheriff's Office. Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 6th Greenfield Township - accident-property damage. Billy Fisher, 65, Des Moines, was arrested for OWI 1st and failure to maintain control. March 7th Greenfield Township - criminal mischief. Amber Aldridge, 31, Warren County, reported criminal mischief to her vehicle. March 8th Martensdale - traffic. Dwight Frazier, 57, Patterson was arrested for OWI 1st. March 9th Jackson Township - medical/ambulance call. Christopher Douglas, 19, rural Warren County, was cited and released for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Have a news item for the paper? Send it to us by email at news@norwalknewspaper.com IOWA PROPERTY TAX CREDIT WHO IS ELIGIBLE? The following IOWA RESIDENTS are eligible to file a claim for property tax credit if your 2018 total annual household income was less than $23,216 and one of the following applies: * 65 years of age or older by December 31, 2018 * Totally disabled and 18 years of age or older by December 31, 2018 Claims must be filed with the Warren County Treasurer's Office by June 1,2019. MOBILE/MANUFACTURED/MODULAR HOME REDUCED TAX RATE WHO IS ELIGIBLE? You are eligible to claim a reduced tax rate if your 2018 household income was less than $23,216 and you were 23 years of age or older as of December 31, 2018. Claims must be filed with the Warren County Treasurer's Office by June 1, 2019. RENT REIMBURSEMENT CLAIM WHO IS ELIGIBLE? 1. You lived in Iowa all or part of 2018, and live in Iowa now, AND 2. Your household income is less than $23,216, AND 3. The rental unit you lived in is subject to property tax, AND 4. You (or your spouse) were born before 1954, OR 5. You (or your spouse) were age 18-64 as of December 31, 2018 and totally disabled. Forms must be filed no later than June 1, 2019 with the Iowa Department of Revenue. IOWA SPECIAL ASSESSMENT CREDIT WHO IS ELIGIBLE? The following IOWA RESIDENTS are eligible to file a claim for special assessment credit if your 2018 total annual household income was less than $11,960 and one of the following applies: * 65 years of age or older by December 31, 2018 * Totally disabled and 18 years of age or older by December 31, 2018 Claims must be filed with the Warren County Treasurer's Office by June 1,2019. Claim forms are available online at www.warrencountyia.org or in the WARREN COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE JULIE DAUGHERTY, TREASURER 301 N. Buxton, Ste. 102 Indianola, IA 50125 515-961-1110 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. dr-