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Stories from Monday, October 30, 2006

Red-Ribbon opening (10/30/06)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a Red-Ribbon ceremony for Gregg's Computer Service. Vance Gregg, owner, has recently moved to Main Street and will be offering custom designed computer systems to meet a variety of needs. Also, Gregg is an agent for Long Lines Wireless, He has cell phones, accessories, cell phone service and call plans for Northwest Iowa and national service as well. Gregg Computer Service is located at 126 East Main Street and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday...
HyVee in tax dispute with county (10/30/06)
County regards HyVee as delinquent in taxes Managing editor Although county officials had thought the matter of disputed property assessments was resolved, a tax consultant for a plaintiff against the county is seeking further concessions for overpayment of taxes...
WITCC class meets student's needs (10/30/06)
Vision impaired MMC student studies auto mechanics Western Iowa Tech Community College, Cherokee Campus, is meeting the educational needs of all those who wish to attend classes there. Justin Dixon, a Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn junior, has special needs with his vision being impaired since birth. But that doesn't hold Dixon back from trying what interests him...
Flower garden at Careage Hills honors beloved Aide (10/30/06)
Susan Hart was employed at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee for seven or eight years. She worked there as a Certified Nurses' Aide for four to five years, left, and returned three years ago. She was described as a very vital person, loved by residents and fellow staff members alike...
Eagles handle Gehlen, 38-22 (10/30/06)
LE MARS - The gritty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles kept grinding until they found a way here Friday night, rising up in the second half to take a hard-fought 38-22 Class A District win over pesky neighborhood rival Le Mars Gehlen. The Eagles, under first-year coach Brian Williams, trailed 14-10 at halftime, with Keavin Leavitt supplying all the MMC points on a seven-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, and a booming 33-yard field goal in the second period to counter two first-half Gehlen TDs.. ...
Dogs win non-district game, 55-28 (10/30/06)
Jacob Bruce has four TDs, three interceptions GRAND JUNCTION - The Aurelia Bulldogs won one of those "not as close as the score" games at East Greene (Grand Junction) Friday night. Coach Myron Radke's Bulldogs had a 35-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, as senior receiver Jacob Bruce caught three of his brother Jared's passes for touchdowns, Gabe Fuller scored on a 31-yard run, and Mike White returned a punt for 43 yards and a TD...
Three Drury TDs spark G-H to playoffs (10/30/06)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The mighty Galva-Holstein Pirates, who've qualified for the state football playoffs seven consecutive years, did it again here Friday night with a resounding 49-0 win over a crippled River Valley team. G-H, now 7-1 this season with a home game against 2-6 West Monona to end regular season play next Friday, raced to a 43-0 halftime lead to win going away against a youthful, out-manned Wolverine club...
Leonard P. Seggerman (10/30/06)
Leonard Paul Seggerman, 62, of Kirksville, Mo. and formerly of Marcus, died Oct. 22, 2006 as a result of a fall sustained while elk hunting in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area in Northwest Montana. Memorial services will be held in Kirksville, Mo. and Marcus. ...
Rachel R. Kastner (10/30/06)
Rachel R. Kastner, age 35 of Burnsville, Minn. and formerly of Marcus, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006 at her home in Burnsville. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. from the Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Donald Meyer, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus ~ officiating...
Shirley M. Elsbury (10/30/06)
Shirley M. Elsbury 71, of rural Sutherland and formerly of Cherokee, died at her home. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Royal United Methodist Church in Royal. Pastor Roger Maize and Pastor Michael Hyde will officiate. There was no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements...
Naomi Fuhrman (10/30/06)
Naomi Fuhrman, 93, of Cherokee, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at 12:25 p.m. at Careage Hills in Cherokee following a long illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. The Rev. Harold Werley will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. at the Church on Thursday...
Clayoma Blanche (Leeds) Bacon (10/30/06)
Clayoma Blanche (Leeds) Bacon, 79, St. Joseph, Mo., formerly of Cleghorn, died on Oct. 19, 2006. Services were Oct. 23 at First Church of the Nazarene in St. Joseph. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was Oct. 22 at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, where the family received friends and wellwishers...
Briggs/Son (10/30/06)
Rodney and Heather Briggs of Ames announce the birth of their son, Triston Alan Briggs was born Oct. 9, 2006. He weighed 6lbs. 2oz. and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by two sisters Aurora and Kirsten. Grandparents are Michael and Michelle Wilson of Ames and Pam Briggs of Jewel...
Struck Strikes Out: Catch this pass you, #@+%*&! (10/30/06)
Well old T.O. was a merry old soul, a merry old soul was he. He could run real well and catch real well, about as well as well could be. And though football was his game, 'twas not the reason for his fame, and his ever-growing notoriety. For he had a gaping gap in the middle of his yap that'll forever be his troubled legacy...
Basic Biittner: The Class of '68 (10/30/06)
I happen to be a member of the Class of 1968, in my case from Aurelia High School. 1968 is seen in today's light as one of the most memorable years ever, as far as news events go. Among the big news stories that year were an escalating war in Vietnam, President Johnson announcing that he would not be running for re-election, the assassination of Martin Luther King, police and crowd battles at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, Robert Kennedy's assassination, and the election of Richard Nixon in November.. ...
A yes vote makes sense (10/30/06)
Along with county, state and federal offices to be voted on Nov. 7, there will be township offices to vote on. There will also be a referendum that could possibly eliminate township elections in the future. Public measure C reads: Shall the following public measure be adopted?...
A timely reminder (10/30/06)
For some of us, it is far too early to start thinking about Christmas, but for others, we are already well into the Christmas shopping season. So we ask that people consider making whatever Christmas season purchases they can to do so locally. We know that Cherokee area stores do not have as large of a selection of products as metropolitan stores. We also know that some people enjoy an outing to a larger city...