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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT SMA"TOV .PAPER /G" 217 WEST COTA ST. SHELTON WA 98584-2263 hllMl'M,q"l,l#,li.l,,I.IIIl,,i,Id.,hl,.i.,llql Norwalk Warriors VoL47 No. 14 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406emaih news@norwalknewspaper.com Thursday, August 13, 2015 Duck, Duck, Goose (Stamp) The 2015 Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Contest winners will be on display during August at the Norwalk Easter Public Library. Visit the library to see some amazing artwork from students in grades K-12. The exhibit in- cludes 36 pieces of artwork of Iowa's first, second, and third place winners. Rae Clinkenbeard, a 16-year-old from Denison, was awarded the 2015 Iowa Best of Show winner. Rae's entry was a mallard pair done in pastels. Her original artwork was sent to Washington, D.C. to participate in the national contest and is now traveling the United States as part of the best of show winners from all fifty states. One student from Norwalk has a winning entry on display at the library. Ella Frye, a six-year-old was a first place winner in the contest. Also included in the exhibit this year are 16 winners from the Ukraine. This project, known as the Iowa USA/ Vinogradovsky District Ukraine Student Art Exchange Project, made its debut in 1999. After a break of several years, the project is up and running again. Marvin Campbell, a resident of Newton, Iowa, is the chairper- son for the Iowa/Cherkasy Sister States program OPEN - Organization Promoting Everlasting Neighbors. As part of this cultural exchange, the 2015 Iowa winners are on display in the Ukraine, while the Ukrainian con- test winners travel Iowa with the Iowa winners. Junior Duck Stamp designs are judged in the K-3, 4- 6, 7-9, and 10-12 grade groups. There are three first place, three second place and three third place winners and sixteen honorable mention winners chosen in each of the grade groups. The Best of Show is then chosen from the 12 first place winners from all age groups. The top 36 entries will be exhibited throughout Iowa from June 2015 through February 2016. The Junior Duck Stamp Contest is modeled after the Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, commonly known as the "Duck Stamp." The competition is held annually and all students in grades K-12 may participate in the contest. The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program in Iowa, managed by the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie City, is a conservation program designed to teach students about waterfowl conservation and wetlands habitat through an art and science-based curriculum. Entries for the 2016 contest will be accepted anytime but must be postmarked by March 15, 2016. Please mail entries to the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, P.O. Box 399, 9981 Pacific Street, Prairie City, Iowa 50228. For more information about the contest, contact Doreen Van Ryswyk at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Ref- uge at 515-994-3400 or go to the website www.fws.gov/ duckstamps. Sheriff's Office Investigating Sexual Abv Incident The Warren County tigativg a sexual abus 31. T alleged incid Woo, volw an a; cain T pers- adm : son South of Indi" r m 18-year-old male sus, ',e,. )fii ce is actively inves- 2orted Friday, July : at Wesley and in- . from ,~keny and em i ,:'ees of the -are no i~ .' i., :n'Le ~}." ~) any other t the carol cm::;;, has taken trative stel >'; > ': :'-:tim d other per- t] Theinvesti ; . : ,ing. Results of Car Show Tony Onstot of Norwalk, 1966 Chevy Blue Nova SS L79. Staffphoto by Lori Ford. A little over 80 cars attended the Classic Car Show Sunday, Aug. 2, in the Fareway parking lot. Winners were 50's and earlier: Dan Rasmussen - 55 Chevy Red Belair- Urbandaie; 60's: Tony Onstot - 1966 Chevy Blue Nova SS L79 - Norwalk; 70'S: 1970 Plymouth Vitamin C Orange Cuda- Pomeroy; Street Rod: Frosty Harrington - 1932 Ford Black 3 window Hi Boy - Knoxville; Modified: Mike Hawbaker 1956 Chevy Black 210 - Dallas Center; Mustang 89 and older: Ned Cory 1970 Ford Red Mustang- Des Moines; Mustang 90 & newer: Mike & Mary Raymond - 2014 Ford Race Red Mustang - Des Moines Also, Corvette 89 & older: Gary Kesselring - 1963 Chevy Black Corvette - Des Moines; Camaro: Bill, Lorrie & Keith Scott - 2013 Camaro Red ZL1 - Des Moines; Custom & Open: JP - 2001 Pontiac Red Firehawk; Truck: Mike Fortney - 1917 Ford Black Model T Truck; Ladies Choice: Sherri Zeliadt - 68 Ford Britney Blue Mustang Coupe - Norwalk; Best of Show: Dan Rasmussen - 55 Chevy Red Belair - Urbandale. Car clubs attending included Mustang, Rebel Cruisers, Iowa Street Rod Assoc. and others. The car coming the longest distance was from Fort Dodge. Thanks to all the vendors and a special thank you to all the volunteers and Fareway for the use of their parking lot, without them. They could not hold this show and help these wonderful families trying to adopt. More photos p.11. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until provenguilty in a court of law. Drug Violation, E 18th and Parkhill Drive. Melin- da Goering, Polk City, was arrested and charged with Possession Controlled Substance and Possession Drug Paraphernalia. Sub- ject was processed and transported to the Warren County Jail. Criminal Mischief (House), 2500 block Lex- ington. Information taken and a report was made. Vehicle Crash, Beards- ley at Lakewood School Drive. Vehicle driven by Nicholas Wilkins, Pleasant Hill, struck a vehicle driv- en by Kerry Warrell, Nor- walk. A report was made and was forwarded to the Iowa Department of Trans- portation. Drug Violation, 1300 block Main Street. Tyler Baldwin, Norwalk, was charged with Possession Drug Paraphernalia. Sub- ject was cited to appear at a later date. Theft from Motor Vehi- cle, 1200 block Holly Drive. Unknown suspect entered unlocked vehicle and stole wallet and cash. Information was taken and a report was made. August 3 Theft from Motor Vehi- cle, 2600 block Park Place. Unknown suspect entered tmlocked vehicle and stole tools. Lrfformation was tak- en and a report was made. August 5 Fraudulent Practices, 800 block Main Street. In- formation taken and a re- port was made. Investiga- tion continues. NHS Group Can Drive A newly formed organi- zation at Norwalk High School is holding a Can Drive Saturday, Aug. 15. Joe Oswald, a spokesman for the group says all you have to do is have cans ready when they go door- to-door Saturda Aug. 15. The group is earning funds in order to provide community projects that promote a positive man- ner. Grief Support Group to Meet Monday The monthly grief sup- port group will meet Mon- da3 Aug. 17, from 7-8 p.m. This grief support group meets the third Monday of each month at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center. It is free of charge and open to any individual grieving the loss of a family member or friend. Everyone is wel- come. Please contact O'Leary Celebration of Life Center at 981-0700 for more infor- marion. Circus in Norwalk August 19 The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be in Norwalk Wednesda3 August 19, with shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held under the "Big Top" on the vacant lot behind St. John the Apostle Catholic Church on Orchard Hills Drive. Advanced tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for chil- dren 12 and younger with children under two admit- ted free. Tickets may be pur- chased at the following Norwalk businesses: City State Bank, Community Bank, Fareway, Scott's Foods, City of Norwalk, Casey's and Norwalk Chamber of Commerce. Here's what's happen- ing at the Norwalk Easter Public Library... Just a reminder that there are no storyrimes in August. We'll start up again in September. I Deadline for ads, I legals and stories is Noon Friday!