Gerald W. "Jerry" McDermott
(Obituary ~ 10/12/06)
Jerry McDermott, 43, of 5124 J Ave. Cleghorn, died Thursday at his home following a lengthy illness. Funeral Services are Monday October 9, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial is in the Mount Calvary Cemetery...
Winding Roads: Beautiful fall
(Column ~ 10/12/06)
When you're busy as I am right now, fall just kind of sneaks up on you. This past week found the combines whizzing right through the bean fields in a cloud of dust. From a distance if there is more than one combine in the neighborhood going, it almost looks like a dust storm...
(Engagement ~ 10/12/06)
Rachel Woods, daughter of Doug and Val Woods of Cherokee and David Swanson, son of Larry and Jamelle Swanson of Fairmont Minnesota, announce their engagement. The couple plan a June 30, 2007 wedding in St. Paul, Minn. Rachel graduated in 1994 from Washington High School in Cherokee and in 1998 from the University of Iowa in Iowa City with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting. She is employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, in Minneapolis...
Could it happen in Iowa?
(Editorial ~ 10/12/06)
The inappropriate actions by a U.S. Senator toward teenage pages serving in the nation's capitol have raised questions about the safety and emotional well-being of the approximately 50 pages who serve state legislators in Des Moines. Fortunately, it appears that reasonable precautions are being taken to protect the pages in Iowa. Most are high school seniors selected for their maturity. During orientation, they are shown videos and lectured on sexual harassment and good behavior...
Dogs hit Whiting in "best game"
(High School Sports ~ 10/12/06)
48-12 romp keeps Aurelia in football playoff hunt By Dan Whitney Staff Writer AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs, playing what Coach Myron Radke called "by far the best game of the season by the entire team," rolled over the Whiting Warriors here Thursday night, 48-12, in a key District 3 matchup...
- Braves overcome UC, 42-18 (High School Sports ~ 10/12/06)
- Newest city jewel on track (Local News ~ 10/12/06)
- Special visitor to MMC elementary school (Local News ~ 10/12/06)
County hires service director
(Local News ~ 10/12/06)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of Lisa Langlitz as the community services director for Cherokee, replacing Mae Hingtgen who has served in that capacity for 11 years. Hingtgen and her husband have taken positions in eastern Iowa and will be moving...
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