VFW milestone observed (11/06/06)
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Stories from Monday, November 6, 2006
VFW milestone observed (11/06/06)
Aurelia elementary school and Sunset Knoll begin new joint project (11/06/06)
The Aurelia Community School and Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia have had a good working relationship almost since Sunset Knoll opened more than fory years ago. For example, various school groups present music programs and other programs to the Sunset Knoll residents throughout the school year, and the annual Homecoming Parade swings by "the Knoll" each year so the residents, sitting out front, can see the parade "up close and personal."...
Aurelia resident turns 100 (11/06/06)
One hundred years ago - Nov. 3, 1906 - Spring township residents Henry W. Roggow and his wife, Louise Golnitz Roggow, became the parents of a girl, whom they named Rosena. Rosena grew up and attended a one-room country school until the seventh grade, when she began attending classes at the Brooke Consolidated School. ...
County amends budget (11/06/06)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the budget for the present fiscal year that began July 1, adding $361,000 to expenditures, but the actual impact is not as high as this figure would indicate. Kris Glienke of the Cherokee County Auditor's Office presented the final budget adjustment figures to the supervisors and responded to questions from Jack Clark who was present for the public hearing prior to approval of the budget amendments...
County approves bridge bid (11/06/06)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved the lowest of four bids for replacement of a bridge on R Avenue 3/4 of a mile south of the sanitary landfill. Dixon Construction of Correctionville was the lowest bidder at $93,955. The current bridge is 18 foot long, to be replaced with a 26 foot long, and 28 foot wide bridge...
MMC students All-Staters (11/06/06)
WLVA takes out G-H, 3-0 (11/06/06)
Winners advance to Class 1A State VB Tournament IDA GROVE - The road well-traveled ended in short order for the gritty Galva-Holstein volleyball Pirates, as they dropped a 3-0 decision to once-beaten Wall Lake View-Auburn in Class 1A Regional Finals here Tuesday night...
Bulldogs' season comes to an end (11/06/06)
Defending state champ G-R derails Aurelia, 49-34 GLIDDEN - The Aurelia Bulldogs ran into a great team and cold weather, which seemed to affect their passing game in the first half, as they dropped a 49-34 opening round 8-player playoff game to the defending State Champion Glidden-Ralston Wildcats here Wednesday night...
E-LC kills Braves in 2nd half (11/06/06)
River Valley ends season with loss at K-P (11/06/06)
Panthers' Corbin rushes for 235 yards, three TDs KINGSLEY - River Valley football coach Kent Bass felt his Wolverines "played extremely well the entire ball game" against Kingsley-Pierson on Friday, in their season-ending game. The Wolverines ended up on the wrong side of a 22-7 score, though, so what was the problem?...
Nelson 3rd at 2A state XC (11/06/06)
SOS girls finish 14th in 1A FORT DODGE- Cherokee's Kara Nelson, the top-ranked runner in Class 2A, came up a little short in her fourth attempt at taking gold at the State Cross Country meet here on Saturday. Nelson finished third, with a time of 15:19. Tipton, which won their fourth straight team title, also had the individual champion, Ashley Miller, and the fifth place finisher, Missy Miller. Ashley turned in a time of 14:53, and sophomore Missy ran a 15:25...
Bulldogs end with big win, 48-8 (11/06/06)
Aurelia playoff-bound tonight at Glidden-Ralston By Dan Whitney Staff Writer AURELIA - Coach Myron Radke said he felt his Bulldog football team "played tough and played hard all night" in winning their regular season finale here Friday against district foe Harris-Lake Park...
Erma J. Wilson (11/06/06)
Erma J. Wilson, 97, of Cherokee, died Oct. 28, 2006, at 9:25 p.m. in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Hampton officiated and burial was at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Bessie E. Carlson (11/06/06)
Bessie E. Carlson, 81, of Cherokee, died on, Nov. 1, 2006 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden. Pastor Clint Hogrefe and Pastor Merle Wester will officiate. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery, rural Meriden. There will be a family prayer service at 1:45 p.m. at the Church on Nov. 4...
Avis Rupp (11/06/06)
Avis Rupp, 94, of Cherokee, died Saturday Oct. 28, 2006 at the Cherokee Villa following a brief illness. Services will be held Nov. 2, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand and Father Gene Sitzmann will officiate. ...
Basic Biittner: Put your money on ... (11/06/06)
Well, another baseball season has come and gone, and the Junior Circuit was nice and let the Senior Circuit win one this year. I'm sure that Dick Point, Jerry Namanny, Jim Mohn, and all the other local Redbird fans are beside themselves with joy, after Albert Pujols, Scott Rolen, David "Mighty Mite" Eckstein, and relief pitcher Loudon Wainwright IV (?) totally demolished the Detroit Pussycats in five games. ...
Gray Matter: The World Series - 80 years ago! (11/06/06)
I must admit I didn't pay a lot of attention to this year's World Series, but the final outcome with St. Louis winning did evoke some almost forgotten memories. After a summer working in Chicago and attending several Cubs games in fabled Wrigley Field, I almost became one of those die-hard Cub fans. But no, those deep-rooted team loyalties get started early and seem to last forever. My story goes back a long way, back to the time our family got its first radio. It was the year before I started to school, so you see we're really talking ancient history. . ...
Relief is coming (11/06/06)
As we near the 2006 general election, we can only feel a sense of relief that the campaign season is concluding. The season has been marked by particularly acrimonious attacks on opponents by candidates from both political parties. And even when campaigns are not particularly negative, citizens can suffer from sensory overload at the conclusion of the campaigns...
Worth consideration (11/06/06)
The state of Iowa is considering a plan modeled after plans in Minnesota and Kansas to allow professionals with bachelor's degrees in disciplines other than education to teach high school courses. Under the plan being considered in Iowa, a person with a bachelor's degree plus three years of work in a related field could teach up to a year while registered for classes in a teacher intern program - an accelerated, online graduate certificate program geared toward those with bachelor's degrees who want to teach in secondary education.. ...