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6B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS "l~ureday, Septeml~r 1,2016 Oan~ca F~st (5}. a 4'10" Rock Hills sixth grade student, returns a vo4My dudng prat~ioe session prior to the scrimmages held F~iday night. I I I MANKATO Rock Hills School Weekly Sports PmNiew T0eMey, ~,pt, 6 - Saline, P~I~ 10 Sept. 6 Jfi'flzSeh~l V~ltgbat/m Osbatne umf "rtn rler gidge at Rock trills. SepL 8 Cm.~ ; Comary at Wn.4~. i.gzun. 4 p,m.; ju.iar I figh Vo?lcyball m Id Foal- l~ll ~s, Svuthe.t C/elM at Rock tlills. SeyL 9 High Scht~l F~alball Lincoln al Rock f lills. Sey/. I0 CrossCauotryat Wam - ,o, 1 p.m.; t liglJ 5tlt~ Volleyball z~. Soitthem! CDud in vitalimmt al Miltanva/e. We will not be open Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day Mq rnL'~" Ordvr~ elf trial Cht't-Lq. CR'ttit I. i1 ] m uranot {'&'dit L,N~tbi lily [IL-U~'. .1II ~'i "[~1'1.1 [4. I~- ( 1 p i L'~. ", Fa &I~l ~LI. ~k ,]d~. RL~emelion. Night [~.p~t~ih~v . ~LII] IX'F~iL'. and .L.~.'~.J tt~ ti=:-llt'~r Notary ~.Ip.'II["~I, ,~h~l['lL' CetUFi(atL~, Loan.~, CreMtt Colm ~ling, Dti%IL' "lhru in I:h'lOi I, Voit'u I1~dt ~"~"~L~I1L,V,~L% Inttin'~ Mi'm- [~1.' r A~ K ,';'q.i, A'I'M I I X,bit CI~# Qu k'ken t~.~wnk~ and E-Slatenx-Jtb. Rural Kansas man is country's leading combine expert By ~ Wilson Who knows more about combines than anybody in the country'? Some and business companies would tell you that the answer to D~LI question is Alan VanNahmen from rural Kansas. He is now working with farmers and others to develop e~n better combines and other harve sling systems for the fu- EUlrC. Alan VanN~men comes from the rural community of Spearvitle in south- wen Kansas. Spearville has a popula, finn of 8[7 people. Alan grew up in a farming family with thxe brothers and foursister~,Thal meant ever body had to pitch in ca the farm, "As a kid+ I drove lots of combines." Alan said. They Iried different types of equip- merit. It al,~ meant l~t, when some- ~- .it. "--~ Eva Cleary, a Rock Hills seventh grade student, serves lO start out the night at the preiseaso~ volleyball scrimmages Friday evening, thing broke, they itxed tt tamer man paying a repaim~an, Some people would call that adver- sity. "Adversity created oppo lumty2' Alan said. It ga',~ hi m fi~t-hand knowl- edge of how eomhint-s work. Alan went to high school in Spearville. For foreign language, he happen~ed to take a French class. He went on to Dodge City Commtmity College and then to K rState, where he first majored in agricultural engineer- ing and 0ten graduated in mechanical ~gineeri~tg technology in 1977. He had planned to go back to the farm bat John Deem was recruiting engim~0s, Alan and his dad thought it would Ig- good for him to get some Rock Hills volleyball opens season atPV The Rock Hills High School Lady G0zz.lies ~oIleybali te~ opened their 20t6 season Monday at Pike Valley. The Lady GrizzLies played in the Pike Vall 7 triangular match. They downed Te~otl in 1we sets, 25.12 and 25.15, The3t fell lo the host Pike Valley Lady Panthers in tw~ sets, 20-25 and 11-25. The team w~s back in action at Tiptoa, Tt~esday, for the St. John's- Tiptoa triangular. The Lady Grizzlies faced Natoma and St. John siTipton with r~uli~ unavailable at press time. Rm:k Hills plays the home season opener, Tuesday. wken tEcy host their triangular at the Rock Hills gynma- sium. Osborne andThgndet Ridge visit Mankalo for the match, I Meai Processing for Less NO EXTRA CHARGE for: Grinding Hamburger, Sausage or Pork Burg Tenderizing Round Steak Making Minute Steak Hayl~y GIodaiOetiz, a 4'11" Rock Hills eighth grade student, returns a volley~uring practLc~ session prior Io lhe scrimmages ~erd' Friday night. iii II I We also Double Wrap Meat for longer Ireezer freshness (once in poly freezer film an0 once in paper) - We will make Lunch Meat from your beef or pork - All Hams, Bacons and Lunchmeats are made with Our prize winning recipes and cooked in our country-style Hickory Smokehouse - Locker Rentals available for overflow - Lard Rendering Slaughtering by Appointment - We Double Grind all Hamburger - Beef and Pork by sides and quarters available from locally fed animals Full line of meat available by the package Ill1rind us o~ I Facebook.J Home Fed Beef Sides s2.56 " S Pork Sides 1.59 (includes cutting & wrapping) Duis Meat Pto essing 785-243-7850 1991 E. Sixth Concordia I I I I NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The govemi,',g I~td)" of BURR OAK TOWNSIIIP JEWI':I.L COUh~f Y will I'flO,?| on September 12. 2016 ;,~ g.(~ pall at Dan Garman's Residenct' Ibr the pu r~.~ of heating and ;inswctbllg (~bjeclions of laxpuyer~ relating to the pmptrm0 LINe tff alL funds and the anl~tlnl t~l" ~tl t.~,l~re,l, u ,c L~laiK'd budget int;t>mlant~n i~. a~ ailahle frnln a Township Officer "and will he ~wailahlc '-il this hearillg. BUDGET SLI, MMA RY Pnq'm~d Budgel 2017 Ex~'ndilurcs ill]d Arrmun~ of 201 f, Ad Vah~' m Tax estahlish the nlaximum limits o~ lhe 21 kl ? budget, Est Tax Rale is athject tll ch;~t~ge depending on the Ih~l ~ .~-~.scx.l valualitm. Funds Lonnie Wilson's UPCOMING AUCTIONS CONSIGNMENT SALE 30+antique saddles, indt,stria equipment & tools. 80+ guns contractor sell out & morer[ 601 S Broadway. Saljna. KS S~turday. Sept 24, t0am 125 GUNS AUCTION 501 S Broadway, Sarina, KS Sur'~day, OCtOber 9, t i:~rrl More information online at www .S old b~wil$on, corn Lonnie Wilson 785-826-7800 Dave Hunt 785-201-5257 (k'llera:[ I ,h.II~t St'rvicc library "i~i,od Noxi~ |lIS W,[.'IL'd Mt.-rn-~-rial Fund 'lbta~s Less'. Trims fLW'~ 2015 l'ri~t Yt, ar Act =t~] !'kl,'kOIl&~,| L I r~ ~ t4,979 150 i57p. 0 15,129 10,0,00 1,977,554 Net l-~tF'n4iture' Total Tax Levied [Tot~[ A.~'a s.~,cL Valuation :xTg V/p. ~ip Ass. Val, Only ~hlt~tanding Indebtcdr~ ss Inn I G.O. I~,',d s Other Dea,~ Fur Ftf'Jlt Total q.~X toh-', Jet" v ~j~/',~-',',i-t"d d:% milh- 2014 0 0 0 0 Act tkd ~'a% Rate ,%057 2010 Curie,hi Year Es-t ingle OI lixt~ltditttre~- t2,L~0 15,000 27.000 0 27.000 .102-.%' 2.266.757 j 2(}15 Iax Raft-' 4.522 4.522 ["Yt~o,~. ,d Budgel 24217 ~Ili Ir~1%l ~ I ~1 ~lle~Ad Extx.ndit n~ % a h~rtinl lax 11,768 102o2 28,914 a 40,682 10,262 0 40,fi82 xxXXx~h: 2016 0 0 0 0 EM lax Kale" 4.240 I 4 240 Dan Garman. Township Officer business experience ~lote retttmtng to the farm. so he took a position with D~eTe and. Company. He worked in field service across ~ U,S. Remembm that French class he had in high seltool? In 1982, lohn Deere launched a business initiative in Eu- rope, Becatme of A]aff s knowledge of the French language, he was seat to Franc,:. Tills launched a tm~arkable inlerneaional experience. After Presi- dent Nixon o~ened up commercial re- lations with the People's Republic of China. Alan led the el'furl to intricate combines into the Orient. Evenlually ALan came hack to the states where he managed a territory in the U.S, He worked in a John Deem it, search center w here pioneenng work was being done on the first oolxnic welders, automatic guidance systems. and more. Then he tooka position with Cla~s, the German-owned combine company, and ~ttled withhis wi feand family in Columbus, Ind. During his corporate cmeer, he ob- served farmers who struggled tO p~ ient Iheir innovative farm equipment ideas to companies for potemial manufac- tunng He thought m himself. "'l-ho~ farmers need a friend to guide them through this Inoc~s." In I991, Alan founded a company he called Farm Buddy to assisl farmers with prod~t design and develnplnent. ]-]e U0W .-~t'V~S n.~ ~ c~nsullanl m falqlll- ers and agribnsines~es. His specialty is crop harvesting systems, He has had clients as fetr away as Germany. France. Auswalia. China and New Zealand. Today he has offices in indiana and Kansas and travels perhaps two-thirds of the year, Alan was working on a process to bale forage for the eellttlosic ethanol pJant in ~uthwess Kansas when his brother, Fred, told him about another farm family that nexded kelp with har- vest. He met Kyle Kopper of Kopper Family Farms and Kyle's father-in- Iaw, Randy Burns. They had corn and sorgAum Italia) to harvest in the large fields of .~ulhwesl Kafi q~g, "'They bottght a ~w $70,000 mild head, and on the firsl day (of harvest). the slip clutch went oul.'" Alan said. In frustration, they recognized they needed a new and m0~e reliable sor- ghum harvesting system. "Yon can do a lot of tllinking while driving combines in long cows." Alan said. He thought abottt ways to rm.l - sign the standard corn harvesting at- tachment to make it adaptable for har- vesting sorghum. He and the others desigr~'-d a pmlotype arat put it tn the test in2015. It worked so well that they gel a pro~ islonai palent alv I contin ue6 to dc~,elop the concept. Who knows more alxtttl combines than zutybmly in the country? Accord- tng to amle agrihusines.~ companies, that person is Alan VanNahmen. We salute Alan and others involved in dfis f~)evl fm making adifference hy seek- mg improvement in har~esting sy~ terns. Alan is truly an om ~,tat~ding x- pert in hi field. Ro. W//son is dirt'ctor ./the ~tuck lt,~d Naliemal ln.~titutt' f, Jr Rur,I l)c. '/13t/~l/tl)l t [I[ Ktltl.~// l; ~t Ttt" I "#l~1'('t'%tl~[ . TBur'~,day, Set.ember 1. ,L~1316 Signs showing the way In the Home on the Range Cabin. Road trips a great time to grow, learn with your family By Nora Rhoades, Post Reek Extension DLstri~ Bouncing front one activity to the next finds families on the road travel- ing to and from choral, bal~ garret. vacation+ health care apl~intmems. shopping trips and more. Ikm'l lel tho~ highway miles become a I'~re. Road trips, short or long, can be a great opportunity to get hack to the basics of learning while family memu- des are made. Here are some gadget free ideas to help keep minds ~eaming, loved ones oummunicating and lime passing, wilb enjoyment Oeati~ questions, Come up wilh uniq~ questions and btainstonn an- swets, Exploring differenl respon.'~s will hetp your chiid use their imagitta- lion and thir~k about tkings from many pee, F~.'li~ ms. ( .g, What d(~s aulmnn s~,tmd like? Whut does the letter "'R" smell like.' Wh a'~ ~k~ rocks think ah4.1l .~ What shape is happiness? What sound does the color hlue make?) Spelling bee. Bring along a diclio- nary a,]d challenge ~ h other to spell words co,~.x.'lly. You can mix Ihing-~ up by reading thedefi n~doa and gtses~- ink the word that is being described. Group storytelling, Create a ~tory together by having one pecson ~tart by ~ying a few senLences. The next ~r- ,~-m c{mlinues the story where the tir~t i~rson stupped and so on. Keep it tip tuuil the smt3~ is fully told and e~ er3'- one has had a turn. Good times, Select a topk' and have each perstm de~,crthe then la~orite n'urment ( g. vaCali{ill, experience al .~'llt~fl. h~diday tnemlrr} 1. Descril~lk~2 I~,1 pan or ~ighl. What did it smell. feel. ,~ound. lahte Ontl hn)k like? Whu i~ it'? F, vcOone wriles ~mc- lhing a~)ul lhem~lve.~ on a piece of paper that they thi nk nt, une ~ ~ klloW~,~ PUt the papers inlu a hal. PuLl a|td read the papers one at a ram" ']'ry t~l sues, ~,lu~ tl~e paper is atx, lt. Younger ehil- tln n Call lla',e 3n athJh help Ihem ~ rite NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING Thegoverning budy uf IIICII LAND TOWNSHIPJEWELL COUNTY will meet on September 12,2016, at 7:00 p m. at Alan [)avis' Residence for the purpose of heoring a0d answering objections of taxpayers relating to the propDsed use of all [unds and the amount o~ ad valorem tax, l .-~elailed budgel informotion is available |tom a Township Officer and will beavailable at Ilus hearing, BUDC ET SUMMARY ['rop,o -,ed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. I'-'st Tax Rate is snbjecl to cho,ge depending on Ihe final assessed valuation. J:tJ tt~ ~ ( kil~era I 4,631 1 :K, bl . ,etv letI i I.ibra r~ i6.~td 51,~.cial Mar'i] "t ~|a].'6- 4,631 I .e.~.~: Ira n- ft.r~ Net Fspel~diture '1 utal 'lax b.'vio-t As~'~.ed Valualion lt~wa~ship Oulsl','wtding Inde['eted nt-s~, lanl G.()- LI,tmds Otlx,~ ]~2a.~ Pur Print Total "Ta rak, s .~rt, e~ p~'~'d m milL~. 2015 2016 Prior Year A iua~ I [X [,'~ -IM ihla,~ 0 L 4,6.31 3,8OO 1.359,749 2014 0 0 0 0 Iax Ra [l'" 2.795 2.795 f uro.-nl Yv~r ~:'Nl Inl0t| L-I ~1 I-~H~ntht urt.--, 5,1130 &10ft 0 5,1~ 3,t~0 2015 0 0 i] C A:tual la~ Ral " 2.47.-5 2.475 L 1,713,923 I ~16 0 0 0 0 T~dd LM vis Tow,ship Officer NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body of WASttlNCTON TOWN:gill P J EW ELL COUNTY will meet on Septemb~ r t 2, 2016 z~t &0I) p,m. al .Terod Kinsev Residenctz for the purpose of hearing and at~swering obiecLi,m.~ of taxpayers relating EO the propose'd use of all funds and Ihe amouol of ad vaiorem tax, Detoiled budget inlormalion i~ available fcom a Township> Of liter and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2(117 Expendilures and Amount o[ 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits c~f the 2017 budget. I'.'st Pax Rate is subjecl to change depending on the final assessed valuaticm. I:unt|~. ~15 ~>ri;~r Y~'ar .ACltla~ I ":X tK l'tdiL U T~ ~ C~nera] 2,9 L~ I.)cbt ~.rvic~, R~ md '1 tdab, I .e~--: l T,'il'l~Jer.'. Nt, t I'Nwiwlituw It~lal I,v~ I,cvk, d A~r~s~,d ",/a lu,H ion 'l t*s~,T~shi p Out.qond ink t~ ~debtt~tnt~.', Jan 1 C,O, Bonds Ollu.'r Lea.~ J'ur Print "lk~tal "[ax rat~.~ an-. ~ xt~rt.~t m in{.lls. 2,92 .3 0 2,923 2,44~ I 1,08.3,124 ] 2014 0 0 0 0 ACLLml la~ . ~ ~!~." 2.216 Z216 2016 . -. CUft,~l;I Year l!slimale o[ EH:a.'nd i L I/i I~i~I 3,000 ~LI 3,0130 0 3,000 2,448 I I237,353 2015 0 O Actual I'a~ Rah'* 1.97/'t I .978 Prot~x '~'d Budgt~t 2CI7 ~"1~1 Bt ~'11 nt ; 'l ~] [. Ad I-~Ik'l |d| h|rt'~ Valt:-tr lll, |ox 4324 2,448 0 4,32:1 X~Nkk I I t,xt ,s t I(~t. [ ax Rate" 1 .~ 9~ 1 .q,'F; 2016 0 0 0 0 jerod Kinsey Township Officer JEWELL COLIN-I-Y RECORD 6A Trt.'a ure N~tlle, Before goinL~ tnt ,','our trip, Iill a rec)ck, d hnll or jar wilh uncta)ktxl rice ot ]'bil~M 't,"tt nnlil it is two-third~; lull. Add 2{~ or trite.re small ubjecls le.~. ~at't.'ty pill. paper clip. N~h, i'~llny~ I%~ad. logo. bunonL Tape the lid shnt Ibr ~ddcd ,ecur|l~. Make a list of the item~, and vha[k, nge pas,eltger~ to li,d all ot Ilu." ohjv,L'lx wilho111 o|~ning the omlanter. The ABC game Scar,:h t0r Ietters on signs 1lint ate ol.llMde Ih vehicle ~c.g. road markers, r itauranls, bill- Nmrds). "l~e lelter can be atlyw here on the .~ign, hut you have In find letters in alphabetical order. Fi~'e finger facts. Take It,ms shar- ing five facts alxml things you like a[xmt y irsel f. to.g. something youdo well physically, ~mething you like a['x~,lat the way ytm ]cx&. ~tnltellting you like ahoul your pers~mality, thing yuu like IO eat. thi.xgs you lik" lO ~1~) U~ your fingers to keep track of how many have been shared. The nan~e game. Chtx~.~ a catego~ to.g. alfimalsL Start w~th saying ;,n anllll;ll I ~lak I. The ilC' gl l"ler~4|tl Ila, to sh,~r e all animal Ihal I;irl~ x~ilh Ihe 1,1 I lelleI t)l" lh prt.'% iolr~ one Iclcp[:mnIJ. Try nol to ~peat an) animab, and ,t', - how hmg yo,~ can play Wllhotll gettlllg :;tumped[ Other Ihu ~.'att $ort ~ are nanle~, slates, countries, attd fruit, Counting categoric s. Chca~ a cat- eg~lry (e-g- type of vehicle, windmills. centeterie~) thai yonr t'anlil y will v, arch for tmLsidelhe vetlic~e. Splil into k'aHl'. or play a~ individuals ~.htle y~m kevp ~(:'te 'i~'l' who caet t~nd the II'tU,~,t a]L~Tlbr Ih way, A variatUm oi thl, m.h~ tt~. i~ m Set a goaj of 1'Inthl)g I~1%, ~.nt collectively ~a~t.'lt fur I I ~ ~ ~,t one t~ ]~. Of thiltg ,~lr eak'['l fdh4,1t3%lL' J ",i.'~[q~LIJt,I," Cal.egOT~/(e.g. di f|('l'eHl t.'- I, it', ~ :m.tt ~re v.'h.;, .::; in |:lnd 1 (R} the i.a ie~'L. ']'vventy quest it~r "Fake 1 t~r~ th Ink- ing ~ff art ohjt'cl ee.g uai. tree. r, wlnt- mink ptmh. Olher player~ will ~ake lures asking q~,e'~thmsthat will only be answered ~,ith a "yes" or 'ra . TIw#I:al is to ask qu ~tion.~ that will help nar- Rt,~' down ideas ti01ij a gue~,', can is m ado, I f SOllltXlne tan gtles,~ c~,rrect I iu 2I)questions or ler,~, II'.e player win,~ Surv|~al ishmd, CreaL,c a "~t~,II].|l'[|l that [eaves y~mr gr~;=tll~ ~ttandt'kl ~|* ,I d ~rk~d i~lm~d. Y-u only ha~c t.~c ilenlri to h .']p every~lne ~LIr'cl'.lZ tlrllt[ the re.~c uers arrive. D~xc Lt ~.~ and decide what five itemxyou would like It: hate. Rententber. the wlmle group liar, to ant%',2 ! Paper plale weuving. Muk (HI'~ i.q a paper plate from Ihe ~ml'4de etl~ toy, ard the center. CUt ~.trip,~ of y~rll ~Ir rihhul, l'ap~ .no end to t}le back Of I}le plate. Weave the strip over and itudcf Ih cUl st~'lions tff the pIale Can IklH~[ II~.ahe a shape or dcr, q n ? "If the self~iseipline uf the free c~- not match the iron discipli.te of the mailed fist. in econonliC, .Sa. lC~,l[fi~. and all other kinds of i,Lmggles as well as the miJLtary, 1hen the peril of free- dom will eominue to r~.'" Jolm Fitzgerald Kenm:dy