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Thursday, April 18, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five By Steve Wermerskirchen Norwalk Boys Golf Team Having Successful Season The Norwalk Warrior boy's golf team has been playing some terrific golf this spring and they continued their winning ways by defeating the Kuemper Catholic Knights. Kuemper, the defending 2A golf champions, beat the Warriors last year by 7 strokes, but the Warriors this year avenged that loss by besting the Knights by 5 strokes, 144 to 149. The Warriors got great performances from all of the starting 6. Norwalk was led by Senior Ethan Verwers, who coming off his record setting 9 hole score of 31 last Thursday, backed it up with a 2nd place score of I under par 34. Kuemper's Dawson McDermott shot a 2 under par 33 to win the Duel. Norwalk saw Junior Riley Jermier continue his solid play by shooting a even par 36. Sophomore Max Juergens shot his 3rd consecutive Duel score of 37. Senior Kobey Saddoris shot his low round of the year a 38. Tanner Dunn continued his consistent play shooting 39 and Senior Max Sutcliffe rounded out the scoring with a solid 41. The warrior Jv team also avenged their only JV loss last year to Kuemper by beating them solidly 168 to 174. Norwalk was led by two freshman each shooting season lows. Lance Nielsen was medalist JV with a fine round of 40. Freshman Nathan Lesley shot 42. Other Warrior JV scores were: Logan Williamson 42, Grant Harbour 44, Blake Chittenden 45, and Kendall Phipps 46. Top photo is the team picture vs Kuemper Catholic. Norwalk is 5 and 0 in Duel meets. In the picture from left to right is: Max Juergens, Ethan Verwers, Kobey Saddoris, Riley Jermier, Max Sutcliffe, and Tanner Dunn Also pictured is JV golfer Lance Nielsen with career best 40 - JV medalist honors vs Kuemper Catholic. Third picture shows Ethan Verwers vs Kuemper Catholic (34) 2nd place and Riley Jermier(35) 3rd place. April 1st Martensdale - animal-dog. Corey Warren, 36, Martensdale, was charged with dog at large. April 5th Prole - burglary. Am .employee of the Social Station Caf reported a burglary, loss and damages approximatley $900. Greenfield Township - found property. A bicycle was located in Warren County. April 6th Martensdale - suspicious. Mason Tholl, 56, St Charles was arrested for OWI 1st. Greenfield Township - traffic stop. Erika Lynn Kellow, 28, Des Moines was arrested for driving while barred. Quilts of Valor to be Presented A Quilt of Valor Presentation will be held Sunday, April 28th, at 2:00 p.m at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Norwalk. : Veterans receiving quilts will be Howie Elliott. Jerry Hungerford, Paul King, Jack Patton, Frank Sinclair, Tom Stephenson, Daryl Taylor, Scott Thomsen, Rex Wolfe, Dean Yordi, and Don Zinke. Family and friends are welcome to attend the presentation. DEA's National Drug T Back Day is April 27th : : Loca : iw: enforcement agencies will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Drug Take Back Program, on Sat clay pri127th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This ev'ent provides a safe disposal spot for unused " medications; any prescription medications, current or expired, will be accepted. LoCal collection spots in Warren County include: the Norwalk Police Department, 1100 Chatham Ave, in Norwalk; the Warren County Sheriffs Office, 1801 W: 2nd Avenue, Suite #2, in Indianola; the Carlisle Fire Station, 135 N 2nd, in Carlisle; Walmart Supercenter, 1500 N Jefferson Way, in Indianola; and Hy-Vee, 910 N Jefferson Way, in Indianola. Norwalk Food Pantry hours are 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The pantry is located at New Life Lutheran Church. Diamond Vogel and Keep Iowa Beautiful 2019 Grant Awards Diamond Vogel and Keep Iowa Beautiful announced the grant awards for the 2019 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa. This is the second year Diamond Vogel agreed to expand the paint allocation to include Iowa's 70 state parks. 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of Iowa's state park system. "Governor Reynolds has signed a proclamation designating April as Keep Iowa BeautifUl month and we are pleased to do our part by awarding paint to 104 community projects in Iowa," said Doug Vogel, Vice-President, Marketing, of the Iowa based company. "The partnership with Keep Iowa Beautiful allows Diamond Vogel to assist and work with the many local volunteers that help build communities, making Iowa the number one state in the nation to live." Gerald Schnepf, Executive Director of Keep Iowa Beautiful added, "The Paint Iowa Beautiful program helps us increase our assistance to neighborhoods, communities, historic projects and other public service organizations in improving the attractiveness and beauty of our home areas. These projects definitely improve the beauty of Iowa, its countryside and its communities." In the 16-year partnership with KIB, Diamond Vogel has awarded over 10,488 gallons of paint for 887 community projects in Iowa. 2019 Paint Awards include Norwalk; Norwalk Hometown Pride; Day Care building. For more information see our web page at www.keepiowabeautiful.com Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Thursday, April 25th is national Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, which is a great day to explore careers. Don't take the name too literally - children don't have to go to work with a parent. If another family member or a friend works in a job your child would like to consider, ask if they can spend the day there. Some workplaces will have organized activities. At others, children' might do an individual job shadow. Find more information at daughtersandsonstowork.org. New Master Gardener Course Opens for Registration The Master Gardener program is looking for people who are passionate about volunteering and gardening. No previous garden knowledge is required. The program equips participants to grow in knowledge about gardening best practices. After the training, Master Gardeners volunteer in their community, making significant contributions such as giving vegetables to food pantries and maintaining gardens at county fairs. This year's course will for the second year in a row feature a flipped classroom style where participants will learn about different topics by touring and participating in workshops held through-out the county. Then they will be responsible for watching pre-recorded webinars and doing some study guide materials on their own time. The class will run from the end of August to the beginning of November. Those interested in the course can apply at https:! /mastergardenerhours.hort.iastate.edu/ applicationform.php. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! RFAL ESTATE FOR SALE LAKESHORE ESTATES - CUMMING 13 LOTS - 3 Acres to 10+, $70,000 to-$160,000 (3 LAKE LOTS LEFT) Lots #5 thru #9, great for horses. Convenient to West Des Moines, children currently in Norwalk Schools can open enroll to Norwalk, otherwise it is Van Meter Schools. -9 miles West of Hwy 28 & G-14- Take Cumming Road west ofi-35 about 2.5 miles to curve; leave curve going straight west on 120th Avenue mile to Black GoM signs just west of 3090 120th Avenue. Broker owned property. Call Black Gold Realty Larry Hughes, 515-681-6310