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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 9, 2012 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 727 Main St Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F. Klein Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Mary Lou Gray Reporter/Proofer/Computers Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Proofer/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. - $24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the dght to accept or refuse all hdvertising. We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association Legislative News By State Representative Julian B. Garrett julian.garrett@legis.state.ia.us New Debate Over Obamacare Wording Since the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare was issued, a new issue has surfaced. Under the law, states are given a period of time to setup insurance exchanges. Insurance exchanges are meant to be one-stop clearing houses where individuals and employers can compare features and premiums of competing Qualified Health Plans. If the state does not set up an exchange, the fed- eral government will step in and set one up in the state. The debate is over a provision of the law concerning subsidies to low and middle income people to help them pay the premium to help meet the requirement that ev- eryone be covered by a health insurance plan. The law as written provides for the subsidy to be provided to those enrolled through an exchange established by the State, but does not mention an exchange established by the federal government. Since several states have stated that they will not participate in the program and will not set up exchanges, this could be an important point. The federal government has issued a rule allowing sub- sidies to those enrolled in either a state or federal change. The IRS says that this was a drafting mistake and that Congress did not intend to deny the subsidy to those states operating under a federally-established ex- change. Others say that this is overreaching on the part of the federal government, in violation of the dear mean- ing of the law as drafted. Some House members are drafting a bill to nullify the rule. The rule could be chal- lenged in court, but it might take some time for some- one to obtain "standing" to challenge the rule. Madison County Farm Bureau I enjoyed attending the Madison County Farm Bu- reau annual meeting last week. It was great to see a lot of old friends and to meet some new ones. More than one person jokingly asked if the Legislature could do something about the weather. Farmers are suffering more than most from the prolonged drought. Iam a long time Farm Bureau member. I appreciate the good work the organization does. As always, feel free to contact me with your ideas or concerns at 515-281-3221 or by email at julian.garre tt@legis.state.ia.us. Start the day off right! matters 515-223-1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa www.kwky.com AL LAMMERS FALL FEST Concluded from p. 1 Will allow a view of all activities that have been sched- uled in each building and the specific facility in each of the buildings district-wide. This will be a very impor- tant link for any groups who will want to reserve any school facility and determining the facility availability. The Athletic/Activities Office will direct those who have not yet looked at the facilities calendar to do so before submitting requests. The facilities calendar can be found at the following link: http://fs-norwalk.rschoolto day.com/calendar/index/index/viewtype/6. Both the Ac- tivity and Facility links can also be found on the Activi- ties page of the school website as well. For external groups school facilities are available after 7 p.m. during the weekdays and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the weekends. As a reminder, the prioritization of facility scheduling are as follows: school programs, parks and recreation, programs and external requests. Norwalk Family Activity Passes will once again be available to those interested in purchasing them. Fam- ily passes are valid for both parents and any students in grades K through 5th. As a reminder, students must be accompanied by an adult when a family activity pass is used for admission. Single Adult Activity Passes are also available. The purchase of a student activity pass is, as it always has been, optional for the student. A reminder that student activity passes for next year can be pur- chased for $35, grades 6 through 12. However, due to our student ID card and processing system of these cards, we are requesting that all activity passes be pur- chased during the registration period or prior to Au- gust 13. If an activity pass is purchased after this date, an additional fee of $10 will be charged to cover the cost of a duplicate card that will include the activities pass. Family Activity Passes will cost $190 and Single Activity Passes are $90. These passes may be purchased in the Athletic Office at Norwalk High School or at the district-wide registration evenings. Activity passes are also available as part of a Norwalk Athletic Booster Club membership. Gold Passes are available for senior citi- zens free of charge. Any retired senior is eligible to ob- tain a Gold Pass for admission to all activities. All passes may be purchased or obtained during the district-wide registration evenings on August 6 and August 9 from 4 to 7.p.m. at Eastview Cafeteria at the Athletic/Activities Office table. (NAPS)--Although you can find asparagus year- round, fresh asparagus is in season in the U.S. from April to June. Noodles & Company created a new asparagus dish, Asparagus & Lemon Linguine, using in-season, locally grown asparagus. For more information, visit www.noodIes.eom. $$$ Bayer Advanced Fungus Control for Lawns cures and prevents common lawn dis- eases such as brown patch, dollar spot, rust and others for up to 30 days. The new hose-end sprayer is conve- nient to use. Visit Bayer Advanced.corn for helpful how-to videos or call (877) BAYERAG. Never let a cold or flu stop you from breathing life in. Vicks NyQuil features the same trusted multiple-symp- tom cold relief as the original formula, but is now updated and enhanced with improved Original and Cherry liquid flavors. For more information, visit www.vicks.com. S$$ Webroot offers several comprehensive Internet security solutions for con- sumers, including Anti~Lrus with Spy Sweeper and Intemet Security Essentials. For more information, www.webroot.com. $$$ To be eligible for federal student aid, federal jobs and federal job-training pro- grams, every resident male of 18 must by law register with the Selective Service. Learn more at www.sss.gov. *** At Briggs & Stratton Corporation's Yard Smarts Boot Camp, recruits will get their hands dirty learning yard care basics, while improving a community green space somewhere in the U.S. Boot Camp hopefuls should submit a brief video or series of photos express- ing their need for knowledge to www.YardSmartsBoot Camp.com. Z er : nd Monu nt 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C "Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmonument.com and online monument design Marion County's only locally owned Monument Shop SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 981-0226 Steven Klawonn, Pastor 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School/Bible Study Wednesday Confirmation 6:30 pm-7:45 pm Crossroads Church 2601 Border St. www.2thecrossroads.com Glen Blumer, Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming 3 years old through 5th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12th grades Fellowship Connnunity Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5" grade Nursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. Sr. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service 6:30 pm Jr. High First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred - 981-4391 Justin Lundberg, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 6 pm Evening Service 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study & Youth Hour *** New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am Traditional 9:30 am Sunday School 10:30 am Contemporary Nursery Provided 7 pm Youth-led Worship *** Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Dayna Kinkade, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship 6 pm The Gathering Service Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School CUMMING Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 Laine Wilder, Pastor 981-4321 www.harvestchurchiowa.com 10 am Worship Nursery', newborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm DES MOINES Christian Life Assembly of God Church Heur Drive and Hwy 5 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor 515-953-0322 10 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 Kids' Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 am Worship Jr. & Sr. High, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. Mt. Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 MARTENSDALE Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) I Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Gary Crandall, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 641-764-2752 Meeting at Church of the Assumption in Churchville Keith LingwaU, Pastor, 971-0504 Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th, Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman, Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship INDIANOLA Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 9.62-0351 Robert Hatting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Stmday School The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services will not be listed here. *** Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! 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 (Memo Day-Labor Day')