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Stories from Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Times Gone By (12/27/06)
100 years ago A Happy Wedding The pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Theroux, near this city, was the scene of a merry gathering last Wednesday evening, December 3, when their son, Fred. F. Theroux, was united in marriage to Miss Nettie H. Bates, of Madison, S. ...
Cherokee girls "come up short" (12/27/06)
The Cherokee girls "played with great energy and intensity," in the words of coach Curt Klaahsen, "but came up short against an outstanding team." Klaahsen was referring to the team's 65-50 loss to third-ranked Spirit Lake in Lakes Conference action here Tuesday night...
South O'Brien drops close contest, 38-36 (12/27/06)
In a War Eagle Conference game at Paullina Friday night , against the West Sioux (Hawarden)Falcons , the South O'Brien girls found themselves down by seven points at the half. The Wolverines fought hard throughout the very physical game, but when the final buzzer sounded, they came up two points shy of beating West Sioux, losing 38-36...
MMC drops two at Remsen (12/27/06)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles played two tough, close War Eagle Conference games against Remsen St. Mary's here on Tuesday night, but wound up on the wrong end of the score in both. MMC girls' coach Shane Williams said St. Mary's played more aggressively and determined than the Eagles, as they played an aggressive man-to-man and full-court pressure. ...
Braves pop Spirit Lake, 63-52 (12/27/06)
Ege's 30 points, 13 boards lead Cherokee Cory Ege scored 30 points and the Cherokee Braves displayed superb team play on the way to an exicitng 63-52 Lakes Conference boys basketball victory over Spirit Lake here Tuesday night. Michael Boothby added nine points for the Braves, while Evan Meyer and Chris Campbell tallied six apiece to boost Cherokee to its first win of the season against five losses...
Marian Josephine Becker (12/27/06)
Services for Marian Josephine Becker, 94 of Paradise Calf. will be at 11 a.m. on December 22, 2006 at Rose Chapel 6382 Clark Road Paradise, Calf. and visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 21. Becker was born February 22, 1912 to Edmund and Florence Johnson Richardson in Moville. She married Henry Joseph Becker January 5, 1935 in Sioux City. They moved to southern California in 1936 and returned to Iowa in 1943...
Kathryn Brink (12/27/06)
Kathryn Brink, 82, of Cherokee, died at home on Wednesday, December 20th, due to heart failure. Harry Brink of Cherokee, and his children invite friends and family to join them for lunch to celebrate the life of their wife and mother. Lunch will be served at noon, Saturday, December 23, 2006, at Donna's on Main Street in Calumet...
Ross Rambles: A matter of some importance (12/27/06)
For those of you tired of amusing stories about genocide in Darfur or weary of those fluff pieces about the lighter side of war, there is a news story that elevates journalism to unparalleled heights of gravity. I am of course talking about the dispute between Rosie O'Donnell and Donald Trump. ...
Why the surprise? (12/27/06)
An AP story recently reported that the Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO), located in Cherokee, cost nearly $5 million to operate this year and is expected to cost $6.6 million next year. Both of those figures include some facility renovation expense to accomodate a growing population, in addition to the regular operating expense...