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Stories from Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Junior High/ Middle School Honor Bands to Perform (10/24/06)
Ethanol plant expands (10/24/06)
Cherokee Board Approves Pay for Musical Director (10/24/06)
During a meeting with a light agenda for action items on Monday, the Cherokee School Board approved payment of the vocal music director, Amy Sarchet, equal to 80 percent of the drama director for Sarchet's part in producing the fall musical this year at Washington High School...
MMC Board Looks at Numbers (10/24/06)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School District briefly discussed their early retirement policy Monday evening at their regular October meeting. Early retirement has not always been offered each year and has been regarded as a management tool. Early retirement is for full-time employees who are between the ages of 57 and 65 during the year they wish to retire. They also need to have completed a total of 15 consecutive years with the district...
River Valley Board mulls bus barn project (10/24/06)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley School Board met in its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, and approved the hiring of M -Plus, an architectural firm from Sioux City, to work on the proposed new bus barn. Three sites have been proposed for the structure in Washta and Correctionville, but the final site has not yet been determined. ...
An Empty Place at the Table (10/24/06)
Barb Derkson Regional Liaison of the Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault, Mary Meloy of the Cherokee Business & Professional Women and Jule Shulenberg Director of the Cherokee Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault are pictured in the Cherokee County Court House...
50 years of music ministry observed (10/24/06)
On Sunday, Nov. 5, St. John Lutheran Church (402 Lake Avenue, Storm Lake) will honor long-time church musician Suzanne Winterhof. A "Festival of Praise" is scheduled for the church sanctuary at 3 p.m., and will feature former students, the St. John Adult Choir, and an instrumental ensemble. A reception will follow...
'Cultural Musical Event' planned (10/24/06)
Music, refreshments key stroll through downtown Cherokee The Cherokee Institute of Performing Arts (CIPA), in conjunction with the Cherokee Arts Council, has created a special "Cultural Musical Event" scheduled for downtown Cherokee on Thursday, October 26...
Aurelia VB season comes to an end (10/24/06)
SCHALLER - The Aurelia Bulldog volleyball team played Schaller-Crestland in first round District Tournament action at Schaller on Monday night. The host school beat the Bulldogs in three straight games, 25-13, 25-16, 25-22, to end the Bulldogs' season...
South O'Brien battles to the end (10/24/06)
HARTLEY - The South O'Brien Wolverines played Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in Class 2A District Volleyball Tournament action Tuesday night. The game featured schools representing five of the towns in the old Sioux Valley Conference, and the Hawks had to battle SOS to the end, winning in the maximum five games -16-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-11, 17-15 - to advance to the next round of the tournament...
Cherokee falls to Unity Christian (10/24/06)
Class 2A District volleyball loss ends WHS season ORANGE CITY - The 2006 Cherokee Washington High volleyball season screeched to a halt here Tuesday night after the third-rated Orange City Unity Christian Knights claimed a 3-1 Class 2A District victory...
River Valley drops District match (10/24/06)
LAKE VIEW - The River Valley Wolverines were underrated all year by others, but not by their coach, Marlene Baumann. Monday night, in a Class 1A District volleyball match against Wall Lake View- Auburn , River Valley "played our best volleyball in 3 1/2 games," according to Baumann, "then we began to doubt ourselves, missed crucial serves and spikes, and that's all it took to give WLVA the opening they needed."...
MMC advances in district volleyball (10/24/06)
Eagles sweep Remsen St. Mary's, 3-0 MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles defeated Remsen St. Mary's in first-round Class 1A District Volleyball Tournament play here Monday night, winning by 25-10, 25-23, and 25-16 scores. Andrea Doeden led the Eagles' hitting with 19-22 and 11 kills, while Lara Letsche was 13-14 and four kills, and Rachel Mugge 11-12 and five kills...
Rex W. Allen (10/24/06)
Rex W. Allen, 82, of Le Mars, formerly of Pierson, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006 at St. Luke's Regional Hospital in Sioux City. Allen A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Pierson United Methodist Church in Pierson. Burial will be at a later date. The Rhode-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley was in charge of the arrangements...
Schueder/Daughter (10/24/06)
Jesse and Lamphone Schueder of Calumet announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Frances Schueder, born on October 13, 2006 at 7:37 a.m. She weighed 8lbs. and 7oz. and measured 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by one sister, Angela. Grandparents Tia Siththideth of Alta and Clifford and Gloria Schueder of Calumet...
Hunt/Son (10/24/06)
Merlin and Stephanie Hunt of Marcus announce the birth of their son, Ashton Oliver Hunt, born on October 11, 2006 at 8:44 a.m. He weighed 7lbs. and 6oz. and measured 21 inches long. He was welcomed home by four brothers, Matthew, Quinten, Anthony and Jonathon also four sisters Trinity, Jordon, Melanie and Ashley. Grandparents are Steven and Donna Nunley of Paullina...
Basic Biittner: Music and Book Review (10/24/06)
I recently finished the book "Dream Boogie," by noted rock and blues writer Peter Guralnick. Guralnick's previous works incude two bios about Elvis Presley, a book on the Memphis Blues scene, and a small book on the brief career of the mysterious Robert Johnson - whom some say is the "father of the Blues."...
Ross Rambles: Heroes and villains (10/24/06)
Back in the early days of Hollywood, the good guys really did wear white hats and the bad guys wore black hats. There was no confusion about which was which. The good guys were flawlessly virtuous and the bad guy were irredeemably evil. Hollywood no longer presents simplistic characters. ...
Donors, beware! (10/24/06)
Iowans are known throughout the land as being understanding and receptive to their fellow man, to charities and to good causes. However, this warm humanitarianism is too often taken advantage of by outright scams that pocket charitable donations, or by professional fund-raisers that devour as much as 80-90 percent of the donations in "fund-raising expenses."...
More belt tightening (10/24/06)
For the past decade, school districts around the area have had to face repeated budget cuts as the result of declining enrollment. This year is no exception, with numbers down in the Cherokee, Aurelia, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and River Valley districts...