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Stories from Friday, November 24, 2006

Go-cart go ahead given (11/24/06)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved funding of $500 and use of secondary roads equipment for work on establishing a go-cart track at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. Terry Graybill, supervisor, explained to the board that funds have already been raised for the prize purse of the first event that will be held...
Cherokee District makes personnel decisions (11/24/06)
Personnel matters dominated new business at the Cherokee School Board meeting on Monday. The school board approved resignations for Mary Lundsgaard as Cherokee Middle School special education associate, Mark Millikan as custodian, Tim Stoneking as seventh grade volleyball coach and Lillian Brown as food service delivery person...
Thanksgiving recipes (11/24/06)
Students from Kelly Pitts' second grade class at Roosevelt Elementary School share Thanksgiving recipes. By: Kelsay Parrott I put a turkey in a pan at 500 degrees. I add spices to it. I have stuffing too. My mom puts the stuffing together for us and we put stuff in it like stuffing and vegetables and potatoes and gravy, too. ...
Lady Pirates celebrate VB season (11/24/06)
HOLSTEIN - The 2006 volleyball season was successful and exciting for the Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates. They won the River Valley tournament, and were also District champions. The season ended with....
Academic All-District (11/24/06)
Nine seniors off the 2006 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football squad have earned Academic All-District honors. They are, front row, left to right, Mitch Erdman, Chad Alesch, Nate Dammann. Back, Kevin Leavitt, Joe Wilcox, Tim Holmes, Kyle Kohn, Steven Wetherell. Absent, Korey Wiemold. MMC junior Justin Henke, and sophomore Alex Roseen also earned Academic All-District football honors. Photo contributed...
Birdie A. Rex (11/24/06)
Birdie A. Rex, 94, of Cherokee, and former long-time Quimby area resident, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church.
Stacey Goodrich (11/24/06)
Stacey Goodrich, 39, formerly of Cherokee, died Nov. 17, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following a lengthy illness. Services were at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 20 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Hampton officiated. ...
Ron C. Brown (11/24/06)
Ron C. Brown, 69, of Cherokee, died Nov. 16, 2006 in the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Jerry Nelson (11/24/06)
Jerry Nelson, 64, of Le Mars died unexpectedly on Nov. 14, 2006 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 18, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Gary Landsness and Rev. Greg Gabriel officiated. Burial was at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars with Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion providing military honors. ...
Linn/Johnson daughter (11/24/06)
Jeff Linn and Kayla Johnson of Cherokee announce the birth of their daughter Abigail Anne Linn, born on Nov. 17 2006 at 5:33 p.m. She weighed 6lbs. and 12oz. and measured 20 inches. Abigail was welcomed home by one sister, Linsey. Grandparents are Rick and Sherri Johnson of Cherokee and Bruce and Cheryl Linn of Cherokee...
Saxen/Rupp (11/24/06)
Cassandra Lynn Saxen of Spirit Lake and Travis Spencer Rupp of Spirit Lake are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Cassandra is the daughter of Lorie Wright of Correctionville and Blake and Brenda Saxen of Salix. She is a 2003 graduate of River Valley High School and attended Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City. She is now a bookkeeper at HyVee in Spirit Lake. Travis is the son of Neal and JoAnn Rupp of Quimby...
Gray Matters: Savoring Thanksgiving (11/24/06)
I love Thanksgiving Day ! It's too bad that it comes when thoughts of the approaching cold are plaguing us, but that is by necessity. You see the day's roots actually spring from the Harvest Festivals of our earliest recorded civilizations. They were  observed when the fruits of man's labors were garnered and the time had come to offer thanks to the Deities, the true givers of abundance. ...
Winding Roads: Be Thankful (11/24/06)
By Nancy Hohbach It's that time of year when food takes on a life of its own and menus are being planned to woo whoever will be seated at your family table. Tom turkey has or should have been purchased with a plan concocted as to how to get it thawed in time to head to the oven. ...
Coping with holiday grief (11/24/06)
The holidays may be a cheerful time for most people, but for many others they can be a painful reminder of a lost loved one. According to mental health experts, individuals and families struggling with grief can find that grief is all the more intense and quite difficult to cope with during the holidays...