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Participants in Tri-County 4-H Day events are (from left) Caleb Ramsey Joey Buser, Julie Hoet and Mark Peters County youth place at 4-H compeition Jewell Cottntv ', (ruth wt.~ placed at Tri-County 4-li [)[~ evenl~ are Caleb Ramsey, J(>ey Bttser, Julic Hocl and Mark Peters, Southeast Coytrtes Gavel Game, lop purple; (:elite Boyles, Webbcr WM,: Av, akc. twoiecl lalk. purple; Briana th~ci, Sulllhe;.lM Coyotes, saxophtrnc ~.~rio, n~p pttlptc: (.i'Zlnlcfon Shipley, Whitemound Builders, vocal solo, top purple and demonstration, blue; Sarah Baumafl, Mankato Eager Beavers, two demonstrations, top purple and blue. 4-H members from Jewel l, Lincoln and Mitchell Counties participated in the first Tri-County 4-H Day at Jewell Feb. 15. Bogles Shipley Hoel Bauman Time is Runn'ng Out! Take advantage of 2002 Farm Bill Programs April 1, 2003 ~ Deadline for updating bases and yields June2, 2003 .- Deadline for direct and counter, cyclical program signup. You can still make changes until the deadline date. Call your Farm Service Agency now to make an appointment! For more irfformation visit the Farm Service Agency website at: www,tsa.usda.gov/pas/farmbi[I USDA Farm Service Agency United States Department of Agriculture USDA s an equal opportunity employer, lender & provider. -LISD #278 Mankato Schools PUBLIC AUCTION March Calendar March 1 - High School Basketball Regional TBA March 4 - PrL Speech at Ne~ '~t Central. March 5 - PTL Meeting at Cu4 ;ordia, 1:00 p.m. March 6 - High School Basketball Sub-State TBA. March 10 - Boa'd of Education Meeting, 7:30 p.m. March 11 - Track Rules Meeting at Mankato, 7:30 p.m. All League Basketball Selection at Pike Valley, 7:00 p.m. March 12 ~ High School Basketball State at FHSU. March 13 - High School Basketball State at FHSU. Parent-Teacher Conferences 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. March 14 - High School Basketball State at FHSU. Parent-Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m. - Noon. March 15 - High School Basketball State at FHSU. March 17 through 19 - No School Spring Break. March 20 ~ Classes Resume. March 25 .. PTL lnstmrnental ClinicWest Sight at Mankato, 1:00 p.m. Concert 7:00 p.m, March 29 ~ Regional Solo and Small Ensembles. Sponsored by Central National Bank 208 E. South Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3162 FDIQ II I I II II II Loft Mi%r Staie ',.*:e!~se #~:~4 Providing Better Hearing to Kansans Since 1948 Visit our regular service center in Mankato Repairs, cleanings and batteries 10:00 a.m.- Noon Wednesday, March 5, 2003 Senior Center 119 E. Jefferson Ask about our "Gold" batteries - Longest lasting on the market/ Representative Available to Answer Questions About Your Hearing and Hearing Aid Needs imnmll. MOrt ~u;:t3"* ~'m30pm Sungrk Tues-Fri: 3=30pro & 6pm r~--[~i~llJ re'- Also Showing in Super Screen format ~ H_asti.gs I Locals entertain at Conservation district annual meeting Duane Atwood and Quentin Underwood are newly elected mem- bers of Jewell County Soil Conserva- tion District 93 Board of Supervisors, at the annual meeting Saturday night A total of 93 attended the r~eting and supper at Mankato High ~'chool. Dorothy Borger, supervisor chairman, presented the welcome and called the meeting to order. Staff, county offi- cials and supervisors were recognized. Bradley Reiter, Jewell, reported on attending Rangeland Camp last sum- mer. Mike Waite reported on the NRCS activities. Banker Awards were pre- sented by Waite and Brian Shulda to Kelly and Becky McNichols and Rich- ard and Gloria Schlaefli. Brian Shulda, Key Banker, pre- sented the windbreak award to Bill and Darnell Winkel and Quentin Underwood presented the rangeland award to Paul and Velda Dahl. Sherry Koster gave the Non Point and Riparian Reports and presented student contest awards with the assis- tance~from Steve Mclntyre. Those receiving the awards were Hannah Eilert, Randall, first; Jeffery Ander- son, Randall, second; Alicia Mallory, Randall, third; Taylor Peters, Randall, third, all in the first grade coloring poster; third grade bird feeders, made from recyclable materials, went to Alex Pierce, Randall, first; Alex Smith, Mankato, second; Jordan Barber, Ran- dall, third; Nick Birdsell, Randall, fourth. Winners in the fifth grade conser- vation posters contest were Sami Dean, Mankato, first; Lauren Stephens, Ran- dall, second; Kylene Cosand, Man- kate, third, Samantha Wunderle, Man- kate, fourth. Present at the meeting was Area III Conservationist Jess Crockford, Hutchinson Borger was recognized for 12 years of service as county supervisor. Reports indicated 2002 cost share funds for Jewell County were $123,713.52. There were atotal of 449 CRP contracts; 21,446 feet of new terraces placed and 75,090 feet of ter- race enlargements made; 208 applica- tions for.emergency haying of CRP grass and 59 applications for CRP emergency grazing in Jewell County 2002. Entertainment was by third grade students from Mankato, Jewell and White Rock Schools who sang "My Country 'tis of Thee"; Clara Collins, Mankato, humorous solo act; Julie Heel, Jewell, flute solo; Stacie Saw- yer, White Rock, flute solo; Stacie and Stephanie Sawyer, vocal duet; Monte Manning, White Rock, humorous solo reading; Ashley Lienberger, Jewell, vocal solo; Nicole Jeffery, Clara Collins and Shawna Robbins, Mankato, wood wind trio. Stacie Sawyer BID NOTICE The City of Jewell is soliciting bids on the following projects in the City Park. 1. Cement work, approximately 1,200-foot of sidewalk and approximately 5,200 square foot of flat work. 2. Electrical work-rewiring park. . 3. New playground equipment. .,. 3a. Labor to assemble and install playground equipment.'- 4. Gazebo, 24-foot. 5. Mini shelter, 8-foot x 8-foot. 6. Sprinkler system 7. Seeding lawn. 8. Landscaping. Bid specifications are available at the City Office or from Bill Loomis or Darrell Bohnert. Bids must be submitted to the Jewell City Offic~e, 308 Delaware, P.O. Box 385, Jewell, Kan. 66949 by March 28, 2003. The city has the right to accept and-or refuse any-or all bids. Ashley Lienberger Bradley Reiter Dorothy Borger FEBRUARY TANNING SPECIAL/// Buy 10 tans ,or $30 /And Get 5 #ee/ We now have: "SUGAR SHACK" CANDLES New: l.arge, lighted ca {zdlew,z rmers (We deliver!!!) GET-A-TAN Call or ~opby = .... ~ ..... 704 N. WestSt,-Mankato~gan., 785-378-3802 RODNEYANDLINDA PAYNE Tuesday, March 11 We will offer for sale to the highest bidder at public auctton, the following described personal property located 4 miles south and 1 1/2 miles east of Nelson, Nab. on Hi hway 136, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Lunch by d & P Gdfl CAMPER TRAILER 1996 Presidential pull-type, 30 foot camper trailer, roof air, two doors, all working condition SEMI TRACTOR, TRAILER AND TRUCK 1974 Mack twin screw, 300 Mack engine, 5-speed, hi-low, runs good 1987, 48-foot u~ity ~lbed semi traler with sliding tandem Eady 80's Ford F700 truck for salvage (steel dump box, 10-yd, with good hoist) PICKUP t979 Chevrolet shortbox pickup, runs, needs work Bradford 96X102-foot steel flalbed for pickup, like new ANTIQUE FURNITURE t920'S Serpentine front dresser French Prov0nctel commode 3-drawer wood chest-painted Pomelain top table Child's wood chair Solid oak, 3-shelf bookcase Blonde china cabinet, dropleaf.teble and chairs 4-drawer painted dresser ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Glass washboard ~ Metal washboard Ty Beanie collec~n-over 100 Gray enamel coffee pot Pitcher and bowl Glass milk bottles Glass top jars ' Hebron dairy jug JD pictures JD cast iron ornament Rolling pin Pepsi crate wagon Rower sifter Enamel ware Lots of primitwes - Wood salt and peppers Collection kerosene lamps Advertising pieces Cast iron fire engine Rubber car Tie quilt Tie quilts Afghans Wood chamber pot Wood wagon (4) Jim Beam bottles Wooden duck collection Statuary collection Mae West doll Several older dolls Porcelain dolls Remington Chine service for eight Milk glass cream and sugarer 1963 calendar plate Nebraska plate Set of (8) character glasses Mickey Mouse glasses Pocahantas glasses Green Depression dish Blue crock Tin adve~slng signs Mayteg square tub washer Oak dropleaf table FURNITURE China cabinet with glass doors Sofa and Ioveseat, beige velour-like new Oak entertainment center Oak computer desk Vanity dresser with mirror Full size bed-complete Single bed-complete Glider rocker Lamp table Glass top table Wicksr chest Oak lamp table with storage 3-shelf bookcase Oak rocker Dresser with mirror Butcher block table Double rocker-wood upholstered Oak lamp table and coffee table White double door storage cabinet-Ske new Table and two chairs HOUSEHOLD AND MISCELLANEOUS Americana decor Rocking horse shelf Lots of decor, shelves and miSCellaneous Rooster lamp Brass lamp VCR and lots of movies Large tractor pictures (JD, Oliver, MM & MF) Bedding and linens Wrought iron plant stand (8) Upper kitchen cabinets Oak painted medicine cabinet Christmas decor and porcelain viflage Swing set Portable beske~all goal GUNS Sears and Roebuck Model 14, 12-gauge, bolt action shotgun Gun cases and slings Hornaday 366, 12-gauge shotgun reloader and supplies EQUIPMENT 3-puint hay fork 2-bottom plow Servis, 3-section rotary mower PTO trail type AC cultivator Front blade Case, t 4-feet tandem disk 8 foot tandem disk Oneway (3) AC plows, 2 & 3-bottom Crustbuster, 24-foot springtoo~ 2-blade Case undercutter Oliver, 3-bottom plow Shop built pipe shear I HC, H tractor, restored Serial No 211264 IHC 560 tractor for pads, WF 18 4X34 duats F-20 and F-30 Farmall tractors Shop built stock trailer Dorman trailer with box and hoist 18-foot shop buiff trailer Headache rack for truck 3-puint PTO dnve rotary seeder-like new 5th wheel plate MOTORCYCLES Suzuki GS 650L motorcycle 1982 Honda Silver Wing GL500-45,032 miles HAY (6} big bales of alfalfa hay CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIES Bodge timbers-some new 8-fool railroad ties Switch ties (4) 14X144nch X 8-foot I-beams 12-inch I-beams RVC pipe Large assodment of good angle iron and square tubing-some new (t 5) 6X6-inch X 16-foot square post 4-strand, heavy duty electrical cable New cedarr finch X 8-fool boards Lots of scrap iron and salvage iron of all kinds LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT . Cattle oiler 8rower hog feeder-good (2) big round bale feeders New and used cattle panels Portable corral panels Oblong stock tank, 1 -year old SHOP EQUIPMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS Bishman air tire machine, Mad J, 93tA 200 portable welder with generator-complete L-shaped pickup fuel tank with electric pump-i&e new Assortment of LP bottles Black Hawk 20 ton air lack-needs repair AC 310 riding mowermew overhaul Rshing equipment Ladders Large selection of 22.5 and 24 5 used tires (4) LT 315 75R 16 pickup tires new with white spoke 8-lug wheels Crs~man bend saw 1254oot roll of 4-strand HB electrical cable 10X20 Pecesotter screened porch-like new Honda portable generator EG 1900, 1,000-watt Wisconsin gas powered pressure washer 4-inch pipe cutter Tire irons Several good cutting torches with hose arrd gauges A'rv yard sprayer on trailer with pump and booms Boat accessories Wrenches Detroit diesel books Wood burning shop stove Welding lane with vise Wisconsin engine with 3,500-watt generator Flaffer and Company metal lathe, 44oot throat with 12qnch throw Hobart Beta Mig 250 wire welder with lull bottle-good Solar #360 battery charger Three complete Acetylene torch sets with bottles Central 1-inch air impact and high volume hose Many hand and power tools, law~ t,*:* 3qoot shop fan Shop benches Shop saw on stand Hyd oil tank Truck and trailer parts of all kinds rERMS: Cash Or check With proper ID. Propedy is yours when bid off. All it~ sel~ in 'AS IS' condition, description to the best 0t our ability. However. the owners, auctioneers and printer make no warranties e~ther expressed or implied and ere no~ raspenelb~ fu any stolen or misplaced property. No property rsmoved until settled for. All announcements day at sale take precedence over written advertising. Auctioneer or owners are not responst~ tor accidents, Tony and Caren Musser owners e Sale conducted by: Mikkelsen Real Estate & Auction Gate Mikkelsen, Real Estate Broker, Auctioneer and Appraiser PO Box 184, Superior. NE 68978 Phone 402-879-.4464 Assisting Auctioneer: Brad Ehing and Corey Mikkelsen E-mail: mr44608@allteLnet * Website: mikkelsen-realestate-auctions.com Thursday, February 27. 2003 Mankato Piano students of S usan Harper were at Wichita State last Saturday for the state contest. Students who competed and their ratings are listed: Jenna Bleecker, I; Sasha Roe, II; and Laura Campbell, Scandia, II. Don Beam was surprised for his 76th birthday with a dinner at Concor- dia Country Club given by his chil- dren. Those attending besides Don and Dana Beam were Sheila and Gary Casper, Matt and Kyler, Concordia; Cindy and Savannah Poland, Megan Schmidt, Conway, Ark.; Brenda and Blake Wilcox, Hastings, Neb.; Jake Jones, Gaylord; Brian and Raeleene Beam, J.B. and Aarbn, Beloit; Kim and Windy Ost and Chelsey Windmuller; Darlene and Don Walker; and Leslie and Bob Walker. Cindy Poland and girls left Sunday morning for Arkansas. Seeing many cars in the ditches, they decided to pull offthe road at noon and spent the night in Wichita. Mankato High School Almnni com- mittee met at the home of Karen Ross to plan the May 24 alumni banquet to be at Mankato Armory. Reservation cards will be mailed to 1,700 graduates April 7. The committee is working on addresses now. Those on the comlnit- tee besides Karen are Verla Houser, Shirley Fischer, Joan Badger, Lisa Nelson and Peggy Vader.. A belated Hooten family Christmas gathering was last weekend. Friday evening the group wasat Ralph Hootens for soup. A Saturday-Gvening meal and Sunday morning brunch were at Rick and Sheila Diamonds. Those at- tending were Ralph Hooton, Bonnie Hamilton; Sandy Morgison and Chuck Foster, Dodge City; Harold and Donna Hooton and Michael Hooton, Ulysses; Amber Hooton, Garden City; Wayne Hooton, Saline; Megan Kane and Brett Ebert, Topeka; Travis, Nicolette and Byron Zeigler, Phillipsburg; and Ashley Diamond and Derek Clark, Hays. Merlin Alexander was taken by ambulance to Salina Regional Hospi- tal. Jack and Jeannie Blair attended "The Great Shoot out" at Superior Sat- urday. Their grandson, Lee Situate, played on a basketball team in the tournament. Dick and NitaBums celebratedtheir anniversary in Topeka during the week- end. Brad and Karen Cockroft, Ionia, and their new daughter, Mary Elaine, visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cockroft. Mary Elaine was bow Feb. 19 and is the Cockrofts' great-grandchild. They are also great-grandparents of Jade Trinity, born last week to Lorie and Tracey Ball, Overland Park. Tracey is in the reserves and training in Califor- nia and was unable to be present for the birth of the baby. Jade is the grand- daughter of Dwayne and Linoma Cockrofl. "Sister Day" was Tuesday for the Johanek sisters, Nila Charbonneau, Concordia; Janice Morrell, Glasco; Thelma Beam, Esbon; and Velma Gouldie, Mankato. They had lunch at the Buffalo Roam with their spouses and their brother, Kenneth Johanek, Esbon. The sisters went to Thelmas for an afternoon of playing cards and visiting. Elaine Heskett went to Lawrence Friday to visit Jeff and Cindy Weaverling and family. They attended JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 4~ a chamber choir pti Daniel Weaverling is a member. visited at the home of Andy and Coffman and family at Gardner. Carla Waugh spent two days week with her mother, Mar Breen,who had surgery at the Supe~ hospital. I)onna Ramey ns recovering having several medical 1" Boyd and Donna Silsby have going Prairie Winds Art Center, Island, to work at a co-op Donna has some of her art work display at the gallery Bible study is currently being Wednesdays at noon, 3:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church. noon group is studying 3:30 p.m. is the study of the Lutheranism; and at 6:30 study of Ezekiel. Mankato High School was Friday night during Southern Cloud basketball game. Dunstan was king and Brand' was qtteen. Mankato Chamber of will meet Monday noon at the Roam. 22% of FSA farm loans delinquent More than 22 percent of farmers who borrowed money the USDA's Farm Service Agency~ delinquent on their payments. Last 15.7 percent were delinquent time reports the Associated Press. The FSA is often the lender of resort and it is the lagest in the state. Nationwide the FSA de quency rate has reached 25 From Deanna's By Deanna Sweat, Extension Agent Being next to window glass home entry in winter is a sure get chilly. In fact, it can be dama a sure death for houseplants, most which are tropical natives, said Upham, horticulturist with State University Research and Extt sion. Most indoor plants prefer te peratures above 50 degrees. Particularly sensitive least 60 to 65 F of warmth. include the Chinese ever (Algaonema), flamingo flower thurium),cn)ton (Codiaeum), ming~ balfour aralia (Polyscias), and tremely sensitive false (Dizygotheca). To monitor temperatures, you find you need to move some away from windows and which may mean you also have supplement their light artificialty.'~ others, yott'll just need to move from a sill location before pulling v dew shades or drapes, especially in evening. 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