Basic Biittner: Time For a Change?
(Column ~ 11/21/06)
One word (or is a hyphenate?) that certainly seems to be overused, mis-used, insincerely used, or just plain used and abused, is "bipartisan." I mean, there's been a lot of talk about the need for bipartisanship regarding this or that political issue ever since I can remember, and for the most part, that's been just what it is - talk...
Ross Rambles: On being invisible
(Column ~ 11/21/06)
Sometimes, information in the newspaper is not in standard news format. Let's say, for example, we have an announcement about a fund-raising bake sale for a family whose house was destroyed by fire and the announcement ends with the suggestion to, "Come to the bake sale, pick out a delicious pie and show your support for the wonderful Smith family."...
A good idea
(Editorial ~ 11/21/06)
Cherokee County Supervisor Bud Clow invited Cherokee Mayor Dennis Henrich to the supervisor meeting on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of having a public restroom for downtown shoppers in Cherokee. The thinking is that a public restroom could be part of construction of a new addition to the Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center, most likely two restrooms, male and female, rather than a unisex restroom, because of the high anticipated use during peak shopping times...
Area gridders make All-District
(High School Sports ~ 11/21/06)
Playoff qualifier G-H lands 6 on first team Several players from Galva-Holstein, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and River Valley were named to the Class A District One All-District football team recently. First team selections from Galva-Holstein included linebacker Austin Todd, defensive back Adrian Tracy, defensive lineman Daniel Borchers , running back Bryce Dean, defensive back Elijah Miller, and running back Tanner Gebers. All are seniors, except for Gebers, who is a junior...
Schools to change special education
(Local News ~ 11/21/06)
The Cherokee School District, as well as districts across the state, is changing the way special education services are delivered. The Cherokee District has already begun, incorporating more special education services within the regular classroom, with particular emphasis on the elementary program this year...
Ebel playing basketball at BVU
(College Sports ~ 11/21/06)
STORM LAKE - Katie Ebel, a 2005 graduate of Washington High School, is a member of the Buena Vista University women's basketball team. Ebel is the daughter of Kirk and Lori Ebel of Cherokee. Ebel, a repeat All-Lakes Conference first-team selection in high school, will be playing guard this season. Ebel saw her playing time significantly increased as last season progressed, and made 44% of the three-point field goals she attempted ...
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