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Stories from Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Investors ready for Soy Energy, LLC (12/26/06)
The first meeting of potential investors in Soy Energy,LLC occurred in Marcus Monday---not once, but twice --- in the Marcus Community Center. There are meetings planned for each weekday for the next month. Over 250 people came to be the first to get the facts. Most left with a positive outlook and a smile on their faces. With the success of the ethanol plant, many want in on the ground floor of another successful project as it has given a boost to the local economy...
Aurelia public meeting to discuss proposed community centerenter (12/26/06)
By Dan Whitney Staff Writer AURELIA - A crowd of about 50 Aurelia citizens gathered at the town's 80-year-old community center on Saturday to listen to a proposal to replace the building with a new one. They felt the time had come to build a new center for several reasons, including sagging, cracked, and broken ceiling rafters in the current building, which present a safety issue; the need to meet ADA accessibility codes; need for more storage; the need for more adequate kitchen facilities; and the lack of an adequate facility to house such events as wedding receptions, which are subsequently held in other area communities, such as Alta, Cherokee, and Storm Lake.. ...
Cherokean's grandson receives basketball scholarship (12/26/06)
Ty Gough , a grandson of Cherokee citizen Herb Ford , has accepted a full -ride basketball scholarship to Texas State University , a Division I school in San Marcos, Texas. Ty and his mother , Lauree Ford, moved to southern Texas over 2 years ago, and over the last year, he has had offers from several other Division I schools, including Indiana, Ohio, UTEP, TCU, SMU, Arkansas,Tennessee. ...
G-H girls slip past Wildcats (12/26/06)
Balanced scoring leads Pirates to victory HOLSTEIN - With just two seniors on the varsity squad, first-year coach Ken Slater knew the road could be long but eventually fruitful for the tradition-rich Galva-Holstein girls basketball team. A glimpse of that future came here Friday night when the plucky Pirates grabbed a hard-earned 49-45 victory over an equally youthful Schaller-Crestland club...
Pirate boys slam S-C (12/26/06)
Miller leads 5-0 Pirates with 21 points HOLSTEIN - My oh my, can those Galva-Holstein Pirate boys get after it when it needs gettin' after. Friday night here the Pirates exploded early all over a good Schaller-Crestland team on the way to a decisive, impressive 70-45 blow-out win...
Braves split Lakes mat duals (12/26/06)
Cherokee falls to SLP, beats Le Mars By Paul Struck Editor The youthful Cherokee Braves split two rugged wrestling duals with acclaimed Lakes Conference foes here Thursday night, falling hard 65-9 to Lakes favorite Spirit Lake Park, and rebounding with a 42-38 victory over Le Mars...
AGH grapplers win WC duals (12/26/06)
MOVILLE - The AGH wrestlers traveled to Moville on Thursday, competing against Westwood of Sloan and Woodbury Central in Maple Valley Conference duals. AGH came away with two wins, defeating a young Westwood team, 72-12, and then a tough Woodbury Central team, 40-28...
Merle V. Watke (12/26/06)
Merle Verland Watke, 72 of Omaha Neb. died Dec. 14, 2006 at his home in Omaha Neb. Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 1p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Millard, Neb., with full military honors by Millard American Legion Post #374 and VFW Post #8334. Inurnment at a later date, Hills of Rest Cemetery, Sioux Falls, SD...
Walter L. Miles Jr. (12/26/06)
Walter L. Miles Jr., 74, Cherokee, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2006, at 6 a.m. in the Veteran's Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. following lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. Mr. Miles remains were cremated...
Winding Roads: Adjusting the Christmas spirit (12/26/06)
I loved it when I asked one of my cooks of the week the question "What is your favorite pastime activity?" and about the second reply was shop 'til I drop." I loved it as that can certainly be mine, but many people do not like to acknowledge it as a worthy activity. Some folks actually hate to shop...
Rethinking the 2,000 feet (12/26/06)
Reversing a well-intentioned, but poorly thought - out course on an emotionally charged issue can be difficult for politicians. Not many holders of elective office want to be seen as soft on sex offenders by eliminating a requirement enacted this year that convicted sex offenders may not live within 2,000 feet of schools and day care centers...