[Masthead] Overcast ~ 32°F  
Winter Weather Advisory
Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Stories from Monday, November 27, 2006

Times Gone By (11/27/06)
100 years ago Severely burned in infancy, his face terribly disfigured as a result of cleatrical contractions, the lower lip and the jaw joining the flesh and the upper part of the chest, his lower teeth projecting straight outward from his mouth, presenting a hideous appearance, William Barwick of Marcus, Ia., has arrived in Sioux City for an operation at St. ...
European trip approved (11/27/06)
The Cherokee School Board approved a 10-day trip to Europe for the Washington High School German Club, to take place starting May 24. Jeanne Blackstone, German instructor and German Club sponsor, gave a presentation to the school board Monday, including a video presentation from last summer's trip to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy...
Ag disaster meeting scheduled (11/27/06)
Aimee Barritt, county emergency management coordinator, told the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, that a meeting of supervisors from a six county area will be held in the spring in Cherokee County to consider ag disaster scenarios. The Northwest Iowa Bio-security Initiative is funded through a federal grant...
Football Braves named All-District (11/27/06)
9 make first team; 5 Academic All-District Class 2A District I runner-up and State Playoff qualifier Cherokee Washington High landed an impressive nine football players on the All-District First Team announced this week. In addition, five WHS players earned Academic All-District laurels...
La Vera H. Kraft (11/27/06)
La Vera H. Kraft, 85, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center, following a lengthy illness. Services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Cherokee. Gregg Johnson will officiate. ...
Terry Lee Alberts (11/27/06)
Terry Lee Alberts, 51, of Waukee, who was born on May 18, 1955 in Cherokee, died suddenly of natural causes on Nov. 21, 2006 at his home. Visitation was at Ernst Funeral Home in Waukee. Services were held at the Waukee Christian Church and at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee was in charge of the local arrangements...
Wester- Jimerson (11/27/06)
Lara Wester and David Jimerson were united in marriage on Aug. 12, 2006 at Cedar Point Convention Center and Ballroom in Sandusky, Ohio. Pastor Brad Hall officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Loren and Darla Wester of Meriden and Rebecca Jimerson of Ohio and Gordon Jimerson of Cape Canaveral, Fla...
Pigott/Dyslin (11/27/06)
Jennifer Pigott and Jake Dyslin of Cherokee, are pleased to announce their engagement. Jennifer is the daughter of Frank and Joelle Pigott of Cherokee and Jake is the son of Joey and Kathy Dyslin of Cherokee. Jennifer is a 2003 graduate from Washington High School and 2006 graduate from Iowa State University with a BS in Health and Human Performance. She is currently employed at Iowa State University for the University Conference Services...
Ross Rambles: Home Is Where The Heart Casserole Is (11/27/06)
(Editor's note: Ken Ross is on vacation. This column first ran in December of 1998.) I enjoyed getting back to my home town for Thanksgiving and seeing my relatives. I haven't eaten Thanksgiving dinner with my family for several years and the gathering this year was larger than I remember it having ever been. As I gazed at this multitude of cheerful faces, I couldn't help asking myself, "Who are these people?"...
'Tis the season (11/27/06)
With sufficient planning and a well-balanced menu, it's possible for us to enjoy our favorite holiday foods without gaining too much weight and making the much-anticipated joyous times stressful and worrisome. In fact, here are some timely tips for proper management of our holiday dining:...