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Stories from Thursday, March 23, 2006

Aquatic center, park update given (03/23/06)
The Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project is about a month away from advertising for bids for construction, it was reported to the Cherokee City Council on Tuesday by John Cook, one of the project committee co-chairs and Neal Kuehl of the engineering firm of Kuehl and Payer...
Council approves budget (03/23/06)
The Cherokee City Council approved the budget for the 2006/07 fiscal year beginning July 1 on a vote of 3 to 1 at the Tuesday meeting. An aspect of the budget that created much discussion at previous meetings is the preservation of two full-time driver dispatchers for the Cherokee Fire Department, although there had been discussion of making the fire department all volunteer...
Aurelia board approves wrestling agreement (03/23/06)
The Aurelia School Board has approved renewing the cooperatve wrestling agreement with Galva-Holstein for next year. This information needs to be sent in each year to the state Athletic Association. In other business Tuesday night at their monthly meeting, the board approved the hiring of Matt Mullen as assistant high school baseball coach and Marv Munden as assistant boys' track coach. ...
11 MMC wrestlers to state AAU (03/23/06)
SPENCER - Fourteen Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn youths participated in the recent AAU Northwest District State Qualifying Youth Wrestling Tournament here, all hopeful of qualifying to go to State. The MMC Youth Wrestlers made a very big statement in qualifying 11 grapplers for State, including nine of those making it to the district finals. State will be held March 25th and 26th in Cedar Rapids...
Boettcher celebrate 50 years (03/23/06)
Lloyd and JoAnn Boettcher will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 1 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1507 E. Lakeshore Drive in Storm Lake. Lloyd and JoAnn (Hinkeldey) were married Easter Sunday on April 1, 1956 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee...
Basic Biitner: Never too old (03/23/06)
You know how sometimes it can seem like everything's "the same old , same old" in your life? Go to work, come home, watch TV, go to a ball game or movie, go to bed, get up, go to work.... Quite often, the "experts" advise trying something new to break up the routine. Well, in the spirit of "you're never too old to try something new", here's a brief rundown of the year 2006 in our household...
Our Opinion: State showed poor planning (03/23/06)
State legislators acted quickly and decisively to ban Touch Play gambling machines in grocery stores and convenience stores, reacting to a widespread negative reaction from the public about Iowa getting a Las Vegas style look. Whether or not the ban is justified, the after-the-fact ban showed poor planning on the part of the state...