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Stories from Thursday, March 16, 2006

IHSAA, IGHSAU adopt 3-person officiating (03/16/06)
(Editor's note: Now that the Iowa high school basketball seasons are drawing to a close with the state tournaments, here's a reminder about what to expect next season (2006-2007). The Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the Board of Directors of the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) have voted to adopt three person officiating mechanics for their tournament series competitions effective with the 2006-2007 season...
Steady as she goes (03/16/06)
In these days of brief jobs, marriages , and volunteer service, it's refreshing to see a Cherokee man who embodies the qualities of steadiness and loyalty. Roger Frisbie joined the Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department at 25 years of age, on March 26, 1956 - fifty years ago this month - and is still an active member, with no plans to retire. ...
Sanford has new archeologist (03/16/06)
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium has an archeologist on staff now, representing a commitment by the museum to expanded research and education. Linda Burkhart, museum director, recently announced the addition of Jason Titcomb on the staff of the museum, bringing the staff to four full-time professionals, assisted by four part-time employees...
Contribution from auction (03/16/06)
A Feb. 25 auction conducted by KCHE radio raised 11,255 for the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project. Participants of the fund raising event included Rasmussen Ford, Brown Chevrolet, Holzhauer Motors, Screen Builders and United Agri-Products. Seen here during a check presentation at Gillette Park are (left to right) Chuck Woolley, Jeff Fuller, Bruce Dagel, Jason Briese, Al Henn, Eric Goettsch, Dan Winchell, Brenda Perrin, Ross Hamilton, Sheree Hausmann, Duane Mummert, Curt Carlson, Connie Ladwig, Dwight Varce, Kay O'Connor, Linda Peterson and Ron Strickland. ...
Remember our troops! (03/16/06)
Hanks retires from Quimby Library (03/16/06)
This Wednesday (March 15) , there will be an Open House at the Quimby Public Library from 3 - 4:30 p.m. to honor Dorothy Hanks. Coffee and cookies will be available, as the Library Board honors Dorothy's nineteen years of service to the children and adults of the community. Hanks retired from her job as librarian on January 1, due to her husband Earl's health problems. Linda Sones has replaced her as librarian...
Sanford features Cretaceous creatures (03/16/06)
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium will again be a popular destination for school groups and individuals this spring, particularly this year since the Sanford Museum Spring Exhibit features one of the most popular subjects for young people - dinosaurs...
Bunches donate (03/16/06)
Members of the project committee gathered recently to receive and express their appreciation for the $5,000 commitment of Daryl and Robin Bunch to the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park Development. Pictured (left to right) are Bev Zieman, Dwight Varce, Dr. ...
CRMC supports project (03/16/06)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Board made a substantial contribution to the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project. CRMC Board members, staff, city officials and Aquatic Center/Gillette Park Committee members gathered at CRMC during a check presentation. They are...
Jensen/Frank (03/16/06)
Wanda and Tim Pauling of Paullina along with Jerry and Cheryl Jensen of Sutherland announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ann Jensen to Chad Thomas Frank, the son of Robin and Debbie Frank of rural Sutherland. Sara is a 1996 graduate of South O'Brien High School and is currently employed at Cherokee Hy-Vee in the kitchen...
Our Opinion: It still doesn't make sense (03/16/06)
New water quality rules by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources regarding the allowable level of ammonia/nitrogen or bacteria in wastewater plant discharge drew heavy criticism last year during public hearings across the state, including a hearing in Cherokee in October...
Our Opinion: Unity gambit may pay off (03/16/06)
Unity gambit may pay off With the election season well underway and an open race for governor, we knew that we would get to see some great races. The field in both parties has narrowed with alliances being formed and time will tell if these arrangements work out...