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Stories from Thursday, October 5, 2006

Fall Family Festival October 14 (10/05/06)
Depot Renovation, Inc. is hosting a "fall family festival" on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. There are many events scheduled throughout the four-hour program at the Railroad Depot, 119 South 4th Street, in Cherokee's Cultural and Commercial Historic District . Among them are a "show and shine" show for cars, tractors, and motorcycles, on Maple Street east of the Depot, and in the City Parking Lot west of the Fire Station...
Steel Magnolias at CCT (10/05/06)
The Cherokee Community Theater will be presenting "Steel Magnolias" as its fall production. The show is directed by Penny Pingrey, and the all-female cast consists of six notable area thespians. Cast: Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie - Jennifer Bechtel M' Lynn Eatenton - Jan Brown...
Supervisors approve bridge bid (10/05/06)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved the lowest of four bids for a bridge on 585th Street. A federal grant will reimburse 80 percent of the cost. The low bid of $195,599 was made by Elk Horn Const., a Sergeant Bluff based company. The supervisors are expected next week to set a hearing date for budget amendments. ...
MMC bond passes (10/05/06)
The residents of the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School District overwhelmingly approved a $2.8 million bond proposal during a special election on Tuesday. The project will connect the high school and elementary buildings in Marcus and include renovations to include a modern kitchen, a combination room of a commons and cafeteria; two fourth grade classrooms and a third classroom to be used as a computer, elementary art/music room or for special education; a weight room/exercise room to also be available for public use; plus storage room and restrooms.. ...
Nelson wins Cherokee invite (10/05/06)
State's top-ranked runner has won 7 of 8 races Kara Nelson, Iowa's top-ranked Class 2A cross country runner, stayed the course on her home course Tuesday night, winning the girls competition of the annual Cherokee Invitational run on the Cherokee Mental Health Institute Campus...
Bulldogs sweep last home match (10/05/06)
AURELIA- The Aurelia Bulldog volleyball team has nine senior players this season, and they played the final home match of their careers here on Tuesday night. Coach Tim Ireland started an all-senior rotation, asked his players to play their best volleyball, and "they all stepped it up," said a delighted Ireland...
#1 HWC wallops Cherokee, 3-0 (10/05/06)
Slow start dooms WHS volleyball team Playing with the confidence and precision such a year-around program can deliver, the mighty Hull Western Christian volleyball team rocked a good Cherokee club 3-0 here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 25-4, 25-9, 25-19...
Viola Maxine Linquist (10/05/06)
Viola Maxine (Burgett) Linquist 77, died Oct. 3, 2006 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley. Funeral services is on Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Fist Presbyterian Church in Sibley. Family Prayer Service is at 9:45 a.m. Officiating is Rev. Terry Simm. Interment is at 1:30 p.m. at Galva Cemetery in Galva. Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley is in charge of the arrangements...
Vernon R. Wester (10/05/06)
Vernon R. Wester, 81, of rural Cleghorn, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at 4:35 a.m. at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, following a one year illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church at rural Meriden. ...
Ladwig/Simonsen (10/05/06)
David and Connie Ladwig of Cherokee announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Renee Ladwig, to Cody Dayn Simonsen, son of Craig and Bev Simonsen of Aurelia. Jill is a 2000 graduate of Washington High School and a graduate of Iowa Central Community College, She is employed at Buena Vista Medical Center as a registered nurse. Cody is a 2000 graduate of Aurelia High School and a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College. He farms south of Aurelia...
Maintaining a balance (10/05/06)
According to state environmental officials, hunters heading to the woods this fall will find fewer deer than in years past. Iowa hunters killed an estimated 211,601 deer last year, topping the 200,000 threshold for the first time. For the third straight year, more does than bucks were killed. ...
Wooing the education vote (10/05/06)
Both of the major party candidates for governor of Iowa are making unrealistic promises regarding spending on education. Both want to lift teachers' salaries beyond the 41st in the nation. Chet Culver, the Democrat, is aiming at 32nd and Jim Nussle, the Republican, is seeking to raise the salaries above the national average...