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¸ ~:i i~!!i: i~~I ii ~ i?ii~ "reeman ; ; i:i~.,~.~,~;~' ; • ..... for the Mankato High School Homecoming Game h the town's business district and a pep rally was held and was crowned king and Kristin Ruthstrom queen. against North Central Friday evening, school students in the intersection of Jefferson and Commercial streets. ~ Attendants included Chad Brown and Michele Decker, Josh Lippold and Holly Larison, Nick Switzer and Marcia Gillett and Jon Terpening and Javenia Peters. Faryn Beam, Venessa Ernst, Kami Esslinger, Abbey Neweli and Meghan Warne carried the flowers. Pillows were carried by Tanner Dauner, Mackenzie Deibert, Jason Flavin, Josh Hendrich and Nick Newell. t Office located at 109 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 mail at Webber, Kansas, and Superior, Nebraska A feature of The Superior Express Thursday, September 30, 1993 Price 35¢ Subscription rate in Kansas $12.71 per year, $12.00 in Nebraska, Other states $18.00 Send Kansas Subscription Orders to P.O. Box 258, Webber, Kansas 66970 @ Corn Show rand ess, Jewell. The Craft Show and ale will be open at the American Legion Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To enter the Children's Parade begin register at Jewell Lumber Comer exhibits, such as at 9:45 a.m. The parade will start at 10:30. ¢ and art show, in The barbecue will be in the and library. City Park following the parade. open from Family country music,.w_ill be pro- the ad on videdby"SandCreek inthepark. Games, food and contests will be available throughout the after- Will be foot- noon. with the Wild-The Road Rally which will Cloud. begin at 4 p.m. The north side of at ]:30 with the the city park will be the meeting cbeforethe place. Trophies and prize money will be open will be given for this event. after the The conclusion to the 51 st an- nual event will be the Home Tal- ent Show, "A Jewell Of A Tour," comer, presented at 8 a.m., in the high Kelly Bur- achool auditorium. 279 era- stated Doud, the county clerk was also directed to record the meeting by a tape Monday recorder. Calhoun asked about md maintains maintaining the road east of his 32, of house in Lovewell. He had eight stated photos of the way the road was graded and maintained by his liv- home in Lovewell. A copy was eOmplainedto made of his eight pictures. He this time vet- asked if there was any assurance, from from the commissioners, the road turned in grader operator would not again tear up his road north of his house ff ff he again paid to have it fixed, repaired and maintained. Chair- man Barrett asked Calhoun to write down what he expected from the county as to what should be done with the road. Calhoun also discussed how he was treated by a county em- ployee. The commissioners stated has a taxall county employees will treat all 11. county residents courteously and with respect. No leaway will be a new tolerated if a citizen is mistreated. He was notified the county would take any necessary disciplinary Montrose, an unincorporated a training area. The straw will be with some major companies, but Cotmty~_,~a~ge;ishorneto groundOntheoutsideofthebufld- we have a stronger product," a new industry with a vision for ing. Already there has been about Tyson said. the future. 300 tons of wheat suaw dehvered According to Tyson the corn- George Tyson started the to the production site. pany can use the plastic from dis- Xyland Co. in his native Madison, "Steam will be used in the straw posable diapers and colored paper Wisc., in 1986, with 86 stock- processing and this will be gener- that normally can't be used. He holders. After seven years of in- ated at the north end of the build- plans for 280,000 tons of products ventive dreams, grants and sev- ing", added Tyson. to be shipped annually from eral awards, Tyson has come to Products to be made from the Montrose. Kansas to see his dreams and plans plasticandstrawwillincludekitty Tyson, is the fifth generation take shape, litter, roof materials, sign posts, George Tyson. He was raised on Production of products made an insulated food container, rail- the Wisconsin family farm his by combing ground straw with road ties and building materials, great-grandfather homesteaded. different densities of recycled Tyson explained, "Our kitty His ancestors settled in Tyson plastic is to begin by the first of litterisallbio-degradableandcan Comer, Va., in the 1600s. After theyear.Bytheendof1994,Tyson even be flushed down the sewer, the deathofhis father, Tysonsaid expects the plant will be in full Itcontains noctay." he dropped out of school at age of production. He expects the plant He adds, "With the lumber 14 to help with the farm. Later he will employ 40 to 50 employees market doubling last year, this completed his schooling with when operating at full scale. Hir- openedthedoorforourwood-like night courses and a "lifetime of ing will begin in January. product. The cost of the product is experiences". The company is located in a much less, it has strength and is He is not the only Tyson fam- largemetalbuildingnearthenorth- water proof, we don't use creo- ily member to achieve a dream in em edge of Montrose. A tempo- sote so we can make it this week the production business, his cous- rary office is located in a nearby and use it the next week without ms, John and Don Tyson, began trailer and construction has begun extra treatment, the Tyson chicken business in in the interior of the metal build- The best thing is that by using Arkansas. ing formerly used as a feed ware- our product they will help the en- Tyson and his wife moved to house by Montrose Grain Com- vironment.InMadison, theygrind Mankato this summer but their party. When remodeling work is thewasteplasticandhavenoplace family of five children and 11 completed, the building will have to go w~th it. We're saying to a grandchildren still live in Madi- two levels, with the office on the city, if you separate it (plastic), second floor. This week the con- struction crew is working on the employees' lunch room, locker area, rest rooms, and shower area. "It is our plan that one warm meal for the employees, will be prepared here. There will four shifts. The schedule will be flex- ible and exchangeable so a farmer can work here, or a husband and wife can have different shifts so we'll find a use for it." The company's sign posts, are currently being tested in Colo- rado and Kansas and a railroad company is interested in railroad ties made with the company's products. "We are in competition Missing Mankato they don't have to hire a baby- man found walld_ng sitter for their children. There will he a lot of women hired because Last Tuesday night between 9 they are more careful in the qual- ity of their work. The workers and the straw suppliers will have stock in the company," stated Tyson. Besides a production area, there will also be lab facilities and Lost billfolds in 'good' hands. The old saying says "troubles come in threes" and so must the and 9:30 several emergency ve- hicles gathered on North High- way 14 to search for Hap Wilson, Mankato. When Wilson did not arrive at home by 7 his wife be- came concerned and by 9 called the Jewell County Sheriff's Of. flee to ask for help in finding him. Several units from Superior, as well as Jewell County, re- sponded and he was found walk- ing down a county road. His pickup was stuck in a pasture. good things, according to folks in With assistance he was soon Jewell County. Following last enroute home. son, Wisc. He is a charier member of the board of AARC and has spoken at the National Wheat Grower's Conference and at the Kansas Wheat Grower's Confer- ence. Tyson and his products will he featured in the February issue of the John Deere company's Fur- row magazine. Optimistically looking toward the future, Tyson said,"Rightnow we are in the process of meeting with the United Nations on mak- ing our product for the construe- tion of homes in third world coun- tries and we're working on a new type biodegradable plastic for food containers. Marketing is the key". He added "We feel this is an ideal thing. It will create jobs for the rural community. Our taxes will be lower in the rural area, the cost of materials is lower. This is a non-food product so we are not in competition with the farmer and we purchase a farm product from the farmer. We like being in a rural community, we will not build our factories in a large city. We want to look to the future and see what will happen." t action, if required, of a county week'sstorythesetwostorieswere employee. ; from De- Doyle Alcom will be a voting brought to our attention. Travis Zeigler, Mankato, was JC Hospital buys with era-delegate, with Langer as alternate thankful when Carroll Thronson, ill trt the corn- and Wee Moore as second alter- natefortheKansasAssociationof Mankato, contacted his brother, cardiac monitor who have14 through 17. " • thought belonged to him. As it When the Jewcll County Hos- said theThe treasffrer's office is t"m- Heath Dewey checks the slope of the land in the North Central turned out, Travis had lost his pital Board met this month Ad- m Topekaishing upend-of-the-year tax col- District Land and Homesite Evaluation Contest hosted by the billfold which had no identifica- ministrator Paul Pettit was asked h. lections. Mankato FFA Chapter. Seventeen schools and 223 individuals tion in it. It did however contain a toapproveordisapprovethework ger statedSheriffOwen'sdeputyisback entered the contest held in Bud Hills' pasture,picture of Brent and the boys' schedules for the nursing staff ~ld~ ;pair from school and they are now at The White Rock team composed of Jerry Cool, Dewey, Cory niece, Autumn, and $70 which will also be approved by full strength. Underwood and Kenneth Whelchel placed first in the contest, plus. Mr. Thronson had found the the board. ~ and Lori A30-rhi_nuteexecutivesession AnotherWhiteRockteamcomp°sed°fJuliSchmidt, ChrisWhelchel' bilifold northeast of Mankato and Approval was given for the t one was held with the commissioners, Morgan Harris and Tyler Flavin placed third in B-team competition, all contents were still in it. purchase era monitor£or24-hour to Miller and County Clerk Wee The Jewell A team composed of Brian Arasmith, Scott Boden Karen Elkins, Mankato, re- ambulatory cardiac monitoring. Ge .... tele- Moore. . and Eric Bourbon placed 14th. The B-team composed of Mark ceived a recent call from Kathy Gary Bartcher was appointed The commissioners discussem Moore, Harley Jackson and Chad Ramsey placed 21st.Burgess, Esbon, saying her son, treasurer to replace Hal Totten constrOuregteJy o , pres so,several options open to them to The Mankato A-team composed of Jeremy Henrich, Alison Mike, had found a man's bilifold who resigned. eet-purchase the road reclaimer for Kinsey, Janell Gillett and Darcy Dempsey was 26th. The B-team attheJewellCountyStateLake.It The health insurance plan and • rn-but Jewell Co e .Action was tabled WaSand Amandaf°Urth withDoud.Travis Watson, Nathan Fishback, Landon McDill containedElkins, name.a credit card with Mr. cussedSiCk paYbutfOrnoemployeeSaction wasweretaken.dis" :!i