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Stories from Thursday, August 31, 2006

South O'Brien girls face SB-L in opener (08/31/06)
South O'Brien girls face SB-L in opener PAULLINA - The South O'Brien Wolverines took on a tough Sergeant Bluff-Luton team in season-opening War Eagle Conference volleyball action here Tuesday night, and dropped three of four games to the talented Warriors...
Cherokee wins two of three matches in MOC-FV tourney (08/31/06)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee High School volleyball team played three tough opponents in the season-opening Maurice-Orange City-Floyd Valley Tournament Tuesday night. The Cherokee girls beat West Sioux of Hawarden in two close matches , 21-17 and 21-19, lost two close ones against Lakes Conference rival Spencer, 17-21 and 21-23, and won two of three games against the host MOC-FV Dutch - 21-18, 12-21, and 15-12...
Honoring Kraai (08/31/06)
Galva-Holstein athletic director Tim Thomas stands next to a beautiful, handcrafted, oak trophy case holding chosen memorabilia honoring the late, legendary Holstein coach and teacher, Russ Kraai. Many of the special awards, accomplishments and successes of Kraai's coaching days are displayed in the entry of the G-H gym. The trophy case was crafted by Ken Mentzer, retired Pirate coach and teacher. Photo by Paul Struck...
John H. Harrison (08/31/06)
John H. Harrison, 66, of Okoboji, originally from Cherokee, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at Lakes Regional Health Care in Spirit Lake. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. September 2 at Schubert Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.
Gray Matter:Igor gets California treat (08/31/06)
Some weeks ago I told you a bit about Igor, the 7'8" young Russian now living in Rochester, MN who is afflicted with gigantism.  His disorder limits the activities of this delightful guy who would love to be "just like everyone else."  I recently received a story about him which I was pleased to hear and I think you will be, too...
Winding Roads: Back at school (08/31/06)
As much as many kids protest the end of summer and the beginning of another school year, there are many others who are ready to return. Basically for many it is being able to see and visit with their classmates that appeals to them. With two active grandsons who participate in about every sport there is, the summer is full with swimming lessons, ball games, camps and vacation Bible school. The busier they are, the more satisfied they seem to be...
Ross Rambles: Not quite useless information (08/31/06)
Some reporters would not report the fact that the newspaper is getting new email addresses before actually knowing what the new addresses are. I don't let such petty details deter me. Not having the new email addresses does limit my ability to advise people where to send emails, so I'll just have to be satisfied with telling people where not to send emails...