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Stories from Sunday, May 8, 2005

Father Gene Sitzmann honored for life's work (05/08/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer It's been 35 years since Father Gene Sitzmann came to Cherokee as a priest for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux City. He was hired at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute (CMHI) after completing an internship under the direction of Bob Alexander in 1970. Since then he has been the Family Therapy Supervisor, Chaplain-Educator and volunteer Chaplain at the hospital...
Bierman accepted at West Point (05/08/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer College bound high school students frequently receive letters of acceptance from colleges of their choice sometimes at colleges that are not only tough to get into, but require more than just your normal college application to get in. Lee Bierman, an exceptional Washington High School student, is in an even more rare category of those with the intelligence and initiative to graduate an entire year early to move on with his goals in life...
Supervisors discuss nuisance ordinance (05/08/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor At the Tuesday Cherokee Board of Supervisors meeting, the supervisors discussed a nuisance ordinance that will be coming to them in a much reduced and modified form from the one voted down last week. The previous 23 page document generated considerable opposition from people who thought the proposed ordinance was too extensive and too restrictive. Some citizens felt that no ordinance at all governing public nuisances in the rural part of the county was needed...
RV senior pursues modeling career (05/08/05)
By Ben Carstens, Sports Editor Not many high school seniors graduating in the next couple of weeks are certain where their lives will lead them. Some will be going on to college while others plan on working and maybe even getting married. The future, for the most part, is unknown...
Telling the other side (05/08/05)
Fred and PatiJo Miller of Cherokee, owners of Earth Works which was involved in the disrupted demolition of the former school building in Quimby, believe that the whole story has not come out about the events last month in Quimby. "We admit that we made mistakes, but there were others who also made mistakes," PatiJo Miller said...
Are you headed for diabetes? (05/08/05)
This year in the United States alone, more than 1 million people age 20 or older will develop type 2 diabetes, putting them at serious risk for heart disease, blindness and nerve damage. Did you know that the imbalances of blood sugar and insulin that result in diabetes can damage your system years before symptoms appear? Your answers to the following questions may determine if you are on the path to diabetes...
R.J. Thomas mfg. boosts Cherokee Aquatics project (05/08/05)
R.J. Thomas Mfg. Company Inc. recently presented the Cherokee Family Aquatics/Gillette Park project with a $100,000 gift. "This commitment reflects the high value the Thomas family and its employees place upon the Cherokee community," said Steve Thomas, "The aquatics project is all about enhancing and strengthening our quality of life. We hope our commitment will encourage others, large and small. We consider it a privilege to help."...