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Stories from Friday, November 10, 2006

Five generations (11/10/06)
A local family was recently able to have a rare five generation picture taken. Shown here are Molly Arthur of Galva, holding baby Jeanie, John Berglund of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Mary Hanlon Carroll of Spencer; and Catherine Hanlon of Cherokee. Photo contributed...
Cherokee native wins librarian award (11/10/06)
Jerri Heid, Youth Services Specialist at Ames Public Library, received the Quality Time Award from the Youth Services Subdivision of the Iowa Library Association at the fall conference in October. The Quality Time Award is given to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to library service to young people on a regional, state-wide, or national level...
Hy-Vee honored (11/10/06)
Supermarket News magazine recently named Hy-Vee as the recipient of the SN Retail Excellence Award for 2006...
60th Anniversary (11/10/06)
Herb and Geraldine Larson, longtime Cherokee residents, celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on November 7th. Their son James and his wife Laurie Larson live in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; and son Steve and his wife Vicki Larson live in Westminster, Colorado. The Larsons have eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren, and enjoy golfing, playing bridge, and the company of their family...
President visits Le Mars (11/10/06)
U.S. Representative Steve King introduced President Bush to a crowd of 3,000 devoted fans who were thrilled to see Bush Friday late in the afternoon. Photo by Nancy Hohbach
Hankens completes Ironman Triathlon (11/10/06)
Cherokee Washington High School guidance counselor and cross country coach Deb Hankens successfully completed the rugged 2006 Ford Ironman World Championship Triathlon held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on October 21. Hankens' visit to our 50th state got off to a bit of a shaky start - literally. She flew to Hawaii on October 14, and the next day the island was hit with an earthquake...
Donald D. Peterson (11/10/06)
Donald D. Peterson, 81, of Aurelia, and former Cherokee and Storm Lake resident, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held, Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. Pastor Gary Swick will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Lorine Radke (11/10/06)
Lorine Radke, 96, of Aurelia died Monday, October 30, 2006, at the Sunset Knoll Care and Rehab Center in Aurelia where she had resided for the last ten years...
Joines/son (11/10/06)
Adam and Sara Joines of Tea, S.D., are the parents of a son, Landon Robert, born Sunday, Oct. 8. Landon weight seven pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long. He is welcomed home by a brother, Cameron. Grandparents are Jackie and Dick Wittkop of Cherokee, Bob and Mickey Drake of Wall Lake, and Mike and Terry Joines of Harrisburg, S.D.; great grandparents are Eileen Schueder, and Bill and Bonnie Joines; and great great grandmother is Lorna Hagenbutcher...
Morgan/Son (11/10/06)
Tim and Niki Morgan announce the birth of their son, Carter Timothy, on Oct. 8, 2006 at 8:06 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs 4 oz and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed home by one sister, Faith. Grandparents are Brian and Teri Chaffin of Cherokee, Julie and Arlen Seablom of Pierson and Doug & Shelly Morgan of Kingsley. Great grandparents are Ted and Karol White of Cherokee, Jerry and Janice Barthole of Kingsley and Glen and JoAnn Morgan of Kingsley...
Halverson/son (11/10/06)
Bryan and Tisha Halverson of Paullina announce the birth of their son, Carter Douglas Halverson, born on October 30, 2006 at 10:16 p.m. Carter weighed 8 lbs. and 10 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are Dennis and Laura Templer of Sutherland and Doug and Pam Halverson of Peterson. Great grandparents are Joyce and Howard Craig of Paullina, Phyllis Jones of Primghar, and Janice McDaniel of Primghar. Irma Burgeson of Spencer is Carter's great-great grandmother...
Ducommun/son (11/10/06)
Jeff and Linda Ducommun of Larrabee announce the birth of their son, Kyler Wade Ducommun. Kyler was born on November 2, 2006 at 7:30 a.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Joe Karl and Sandy Beals of Cherokee and Jim and Judy Ducommun of Larrabee. Great grandparents are Joe and Bertie Beals of Cherokee, Sophie Ducommun of Cherokee, and Lois McCabe of Freeland, Wash...
Gray Matter: The Bill Bass legacy (11/10/06)
Today I want to bring you a story which is truly from the past.  It is the story of William "Bill" Bass. This gentleman passed from our midst in 1977, after being a very special part of our community for many years.  Bill was graduated from Marcus High School in 1908.  In his senior year, he was a member of the basketball team that won the first Northwest Iowa Championship. Winning that competition, which seems to have been a precursor of the state tournament, was considered quite something at that time. Bill then went on to Morningside College in Sioux City where he played on the football team. He was graduated from there in 1912, with a mathematics major. ...
We should not kidnap people (11/10/06)
According to the Associated Press, a Muslim cleric from Egypt was snatched off the streets of an Italian city and whisked off to his homeland in 2003. The abduction of Osama Hassan Mustafa Nasr, known as Abu Omar, is one of the few known cases of "extraordinary rendition" - the secret CIA program of apprehending foreign terror suspects and sending them to third countries, including those that practice torture, for interrogation without court approval...