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Stories from Wednesday, August 16, 2006

CCCB plans showers (08/16/06)
The Cherokee County Conservation Board is moving forward with plans to build showers at the Silver Sioux Recreation Area, Ginger Vietor, conservation board director, informed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Along with the installation of the showers the project includes replacing pit toilets with flush toilets and adding sinks in the cinder block building that currently has no water. ...
Zylstra closes in Cherokee (08/16/06)
Zylstra Harley Davidson has closed its dealership in Cherokee this week. Attempts to contact the company were deferred to a spokesman who did not return a call made to him. The webite for the company had a letter posted stating that the site in Cherokee is permanently closing but the other locations are still open. ...
Struck Strikes Out: 50 ways to heave your putter (08/16/06)
For those of you crazy enough to play the crazy game of golf, I've got news for you - golf after age 50 can be one bittersweet pill to swallow because the peaks are higher, the valleys are lower, and never the twain shall meet. Please consider with me the good and bad ups and downs of Golf After Age 50:...
Struck Strikes Out: Getting hit with a 'Full Nelson' (08/16/06)
This was meant to be a Letter to the Editor, but it was so very good and offered such a keen perspective - plus it was sports related! - that I decided to expound on it in a column. The writer, Brian Nelson of Marcus, a long-time good friend who has no problem telling it like it is, kinda sorta took issue with my Friday column ("When is too many too many?") taking to task the many softball and baseball games the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and Iowa High School Athletic Association squeeze in to each summer, currently 40-50 games in a six-week period.. ...
D. Larry Patrick (08/16/06)
D. Larry Patrick, 67, of Cleghorn, died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006. at 5:15 p.m. in the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen following a lingering illness with Alzheimer's. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Meriden Cemetery. ...
Betty Ann Lambert (08/16/06)
Betty Ann Lambert, 52, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, July 30 at her home in Cedar Rapids. Memorial services are Friday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Jim Steen will officiate. Burial will be in the Meriden Cemetery...
Lola M. Perrett (08/16/06)
Lola M. Perrett Lola M. Perrett, 94, of Cherokee, and formerly of Quimby and Washta, died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at 10:55 p.m. in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center following a long illness. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. ...
Sophie E. Taggart (08/16/06)
Sophie E. Taggart, 88, of Cherokee, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Private services will be held with burial will in the Oak Hill Cemetery. The Boothby Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. Sophie was born Aug. ...
Warren F. Uhl (08/16/06)
Warren F. Uhl, 85, Cherokee, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee...
Jipp/Francis (08/16/06)
Joshua Jipp, formerly of Aurelia, and Amber Francis, formerly of Kansas City, Mo. were united in marriage on Saturday, May 20 at Prairie Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kans. Pastor Warren Coe of Minneapolis, Joshua's childhood pastor for 15 years, officiated at the ceremony. ...
Lundell/Lucas (08/16/06)
Mark and Ann Lundell and Dan and Janet Lucas, all of Cherokee, announce the engagement of their children, Sara Lundell and Brandon Lucas. The couple is planning on an October 17, 2006 wedding at St. Paul Methodist Church, Cherokee. Sara is a 1999 graduate of Washington High school and a 2001 graduate of Iowa Central Community College with a degree in Business Technology. She is presently employed at Valley Pharmacy, Cherokee...
Sullivan/Badtram (08/16/06)
Christy Sullivan and Randy Badtram of Cherokee are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Christy is the daughter of David and Janet Sullivan of Aurelia. She is a graduate of Aurelia High School and a graduate of Wayne State College...
Winding Roads: Time to build (08/16/06)
Winding Roads By Nancy Hohbach Time to build I'm about as frugal as the next guy or am I? Depends on what the money is going for. In the past, when the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School District appeared to be shrinking in numbers, I was for holding the line when it came to dollars spent. But now the time has arrived to spend some and add on to our present buildings as will be proposed in an upcoming bond issue...
Winding Roads: Ordering of priorities (08/16/06)
Winding Roads By Nancy Hohbach Ordering of priorities Once again I considered myself to be quite fortunate. The Hohbachs plan on moving to town and I wanted to do some looking around to get some ideas. Hubby was already in Sioux City and didn't have to work so I decided to go and look around in the city...
Winding Roads: A woman's work is never done (08/16/06)
I know many a female who feel this is the truest statement that can ever be spoken. It can be a drudgery for many while others can take the daily routine and think nothing of it. Again, life is what you make it. Lately, I have been weeding just about every other day. It just amazes me how fast weeds grow when the plant life you are trying to encourage just barely hangs in there...
Our Opinion: The consumer is responsible (08/16/06)
The latest horror story being reported by those prone to being horrified by food products is the development of the BK Stacker, offered by the fast food chain Burger King. A mass emailing warning about this supposedly insidious product quotes Jeff Novick, Director of Nutrition for the Pritikin Longevity Center, as saying, "Fast food like this is great if you're in a hurry--to die!"...
Our Opinion: Do we really support our troops? (08/16/06)
In a news report that didn't really get a great deal of attention, General Peter Schoomaker, the Army chief of staff, announced that spending cutbacks instituted last spring would be extended. The Army is so strapped for cash that it is clamping down on spending for travel, civilian hiring and anything else deemed essential to the war mission...