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Stories from Monday, June 20, 2005

Cherokee Clippers open season (06/20/05)
Several young swimmers on the Cherokee Clippers had excellent opening-meet times in a dual with Algona here Wednesday. Triple winner Emily Haselhoff, in age 8 and under girls, paced the Clippers, claiming first place in the 50 freestyle, 25 butterfly, and 25 breaststroke...
County tables aquatic center action (06/20/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors tabled action Tuesday on the matter of a contribution to the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project because one of the board members was absent. The board approved the signing a letter of support for the $3.6 million project in Cherokee that will replace the pool in Cherokee with a family aquatic center and provide other park improvements...
Fees to be reconsidered (06/20/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing editor A proposal for a fee schedule for responses by the Cherokee Fire Department has again gone back for revision before a vote by the Cherokee City Council. After discussions at city council meetings and strong objections at the May 24 meeting, a previous ordinance proposing a fee schedule for fire department responses was rejected by the council and modifications requested...
Aurelia upgrades technology (06/20/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Aurelia School Board gave the go ahead for new technology purchases. This includes an upgraded server, a portable lap top computer lab and three new computers for the library. The purchases have a total cost of $19,578...
City rejects raises (06/20/05)
By Ken Ross Managing editor The Cherokee City Council voted 3 to 2 to reject raises for full-time city employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement or by an individual contract. At the Tuesday meeting, the council was presented with a proposal for 3 percent across the board increase for several individuals. The individuals and their current salaries are:...
Tour the local landscapes (06/20/05)
**Beta Sigma Phi Theta Iota Chapter to host garden tour By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer After spending the winter months perusing the home and garden magazines for landscape inspirations, people will now have the opportunity to get real life inspiration in the form of a tour of gardens. The Theta Iota chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority will sponsor a garden tour in 2005. The sorority sponsors the event every other year and it draws around 150 to 200 people from around the Cherokee area...
Donations sought for July 4th fireworks (06/20/05)
**Patriotic Cherokee tradition needs funds to continue An earnest effort by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and City of Cherokee to raise monies for the annual 4th of July Fireworks Show at Koser-Spring Lake Park is under way, with donations being accepted at several locations...
Struck Strikes Out: To each his own...Please! (06/20/05)
I must say I was incredibly impressed with the quality and entertainment value of the recently televised Women's College World Series. In fact, I was riveted to the TV at night whenever I got home from working or coaching a ball game, and was glad that the team I was rooting for (Michigan of the Big Ten) eventually overcame traditional NCAA softball power UCLA to win the 2005 WCWS!...
Claire DeMilia Named as Cleghorn's Reader (06/20/05)
By Ron Flewelling The final school bell of the school year has now officially chimed and it's time for a couple of months of fun in the sun. To help mark the past school term's demise and add to the celebration of the season, the Cleghorn Library has announced that Claire DeMilia is the recipient of the honors as their June Reader of the Month...
Haselhoff/Gibbons (06/20/05)
Janet Haselhoff and Geoff Gibbons were married Saturday, May 28 at the Chapel of Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park, Moose. Wyo. Janet is the daughter or Ken and Mary Haselhoff of Quimby. The couple are making their home in Des Moines. There will be an open house for the couple, Sunday, June 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 211 West 3rd Street in Quimby...