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Stories from Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Notification system comes to district (12/28/05)
Parents, care providers, educators and students have a new service to keep track of unexpected scheduling changes. Superintendent John Chalstrom informed the Cherokee School Board on Monday, that the school has a School Notification System (SNS), to inform those who register about late starts, early dismissals and cancellations...
Marcus supports community center (12/28/05)
During the regular meeting of the Marcus City Council, held Dec. 12, council members passed a motion to budget $9,000 to the community center and have the city pay the gas and electric bill. City Clerk Bev Alesch and Council Member Sheree Ogren were invited to a Community Center Board meeting in an effort to assess how the city might help support the community center...
Cabins go up without permits (12/28/05)
Ray Mullins, chairman of the Cherokee County Zoning Board, told the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that there are many cabins going up without building permits. Many of these cabins are being built by contractors and some are in the flood plain, according to Mullins. No building permit will be given for structures in a flood plain...
Thrilling finishes, Pierce case mark sports year (12/28/05)
DES MOINES (AP) - The year began with a stunning play for Iowa and ended with several for Northern Iowa. In between, the state had no bigger sports newsmaker in 2005 than Pierre Pierce. Pierce was the leading scorer on the Iowa basketball team when he was accused of assaulting a former girlfriend at her West Des Moines home in late January. By late October, Pierce was serving a two-year prison term...
Bowling Results (12/28/05)
**Apache League Week 13 Perrin's Fur Farm 62-42 Smith Construction 59-45 Miller Mac 57-47 Sarge's 54-50 Coca Cola 50-54 Moore's Vac. & Service 49-55 Steven's Plumbing 46-58 Chapparel/Best Western 39-65 Scratch Game 775 Chapparel/Best Western 770 Steven's Plumbing...
Off-Shore Masters on tap (12/28/05)
**Popular winter golf attraction in Cherokee is January 21 The annual Off-Shore Masters Winter Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, at Koser-Spring Lake Park in Cherokee, sponsored by the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department. The 19th annual funfest averages between 70-100 golfers taking to the frozen links, with the sand "greens" located on frozen Spring Lake, and the tees on dry land...
Trumpeter Swans on the move (12/28/05)
For a moment, it was white on white. Then, the trumpeter swans' features emerged; the black bills, the webbed feet and the silhouettes, set apart from the fresh layer of snow. This mostly frozen pond, in West Bend, was home for them and this pair seemed to adjust pretty easily to 'empty nest' syndrome...
Hayes/Petersen (12/28/05)
Heather Hayes and Ryan Petersen were married Sept. 17, 2005 at Montreat Presbyterian Church in Montreat, N.C. Reverend Richard White officiated. Parents of the couple are Bill and Bonnie Hayes of Charlotte, N.C. and Gene and Joanne Petersen of Cleghorn. The bride's grandparents are Willian and Susan Hayes, Virginia McBane, and Ed and Mary Walsh. The groom's grandparents are Vernon and Ruby Wester of Cleghorn and Joyce Scoggins of Omaha, Neb...
Simm/Grosbeck (12/28/05)
Ron Simm and Lorraine "Lori" Grosbeck were united in marriage in Sun City West, Ariz. on Nov. 19, 2005. Ron is the son of Loraine Simm of Cherokee and the late James Simm of Meriden. Lorrain is the daughter of the late Bert and Esther Lundell of Cleghorn. ...
Now and Again: Twelve Days of Winter (12/28/05)
As much as love the holiday season it does add more chaos to my house. We have five people in the household and we all have our own snow gear. Although I attempt to have a designated place for the kid's stuff, complete with hooks, the sheer volume of winter clothing and a hurry to get warm delays the hanging of the stuff...