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Stories from Thursday, December 14, 2006

Family with local ties faces ordeal (12/14/06)
Logan Sopeland has had to deal with physical challenges, but has reason to have hope for the future. The boy, who just turned nine on Friday, is the son of Chad and Shirlene Sopeland. Shirlene, the daughter of Ron and Ellen Wolterman of Cherokee, is a 1987 graduate of Washington High School...
Center becomes a reality (12/14/06)
Time is running out to purchase a brick in the "Wall of Pride" at the recently constructed Cleghorn Community Center. The deadline to buy a brick ,for $250, and have it engraved with a message of your choosing ,is December 30. Several civic organizations, area businesses, former residents and graduating classes have purchased bricks, and many people have used this as a means of commemorating loved ones,or noting individuals who were raised in the Cleghorn area. ...
Aurelia drops 2 games at Alta (12/14/06)
ALTA - The Aurelia varsity basketball teams had a long night in the Alta Cyclones' gym here on Tuesday, losing to two good Alta squads in Northwest Conference action. In the opener, Alta's girls got off to an lead quickly and never looked back. The final score was Alta 68, Aurelia 39...
Le Mars sneaks by Braves, 54-51 (12/14/06)
Ege's 23 points leads Cherokee in rock 'em, sock 'em game The grit and spit of the fast-improving Cherokee Braves was highly evident throughout a major barn-burner with a tough Le Mars here Friday night, before the fortunate Bulldogs escaped with a 54-51 Lakes Conference win...
Braves drop wrestling duals (12/14/06)
Jones, Halverson double winners for Cherokee EMMETSBURG - The youthful Cherokee Braves wrestling team dropped two tough Lakes Conference duals here Thursday night, falling 66-18 to a strong Sheldon/South O'Brien combine, and 51-22 to traditional Iowa power Emmetsburg/Armstrong-Ringsted...
AGH wins two duals at K-P (12/14/06)
KINGSLEY - The Aurelia/Galva-Holstein wrestlers traveled to Kingsley on Thursday to wrestle against Kingsley-Pierson and Lawton-Bronson in Maple Valley Conference action. When the evening was over, AGH had earned "two hard-fought victories against tough competition," in the words of AGH coach Scott Phelps...
Cherokee girls nick Le Mars (12/14/06)
Dilla, Messerole combine for 39 points After four no-nos, in which the Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team failed to put two solid halves together, the light came on here Friday night against a pesky Le Mars club, leading to an exciting 52-49 victory for the home team...
Winetta Smith (12/14/06)
Winetta Smith, 94, of Le Mars, died on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006 at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service is at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2006 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Rev. Drew Tomberlin will officiate. Burial is at 2:30 p.m. at the Rosehill Cemetery in Parker, S.D. Visitation began at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11 at the church . Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com,...
Winding Roads: Tough decisions ahead (12/14/06)
People have as many ideas what the government should do in handling the war effort as there are people. There are folks who swallow everything their political party puts out, hook, line and sinker. There are people who believe with their whole heart this government is doing the right thing fighting this battle...
Stay with the vehicle (12/14/06)
The fate of a San Francisco man who struck out alone to find help for his family after their car got stuck on a snowy, remote road in Oregon gives emphasis to a general rule to stay with a car in a snow storm. The man died, although his wife and two daughters were rescued...