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Stories from Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Times Gone By (01/02/07)
100 years ago Coffman-McCulla Nuptials At the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. McCulla in Spring township on Christmas day, Miss Carrie McCulla, their eldest daughter was united in marriage to Mr. Samuel J. Hoffman, of Burke S.D. It was a very pretty wedding but quiet, only immediate relatives being present. The ceremony was performed at twelve o'clock, noon, by Rev. H. B. Burnes, of Sutherland, after which a very fine wedding dinner was served...
Cherokee merchants pleased with holiday sales (01/02/07)
In an informal survey with some of Cherokee's retail merchants, most were very satisfied with their Christmas season sales. Electronic products were hot items this year, from video gaming systems to televisions - especially high definition televisions...
Clow honored for 12 years of service (01/02/07)
South O'Brien girls beat Spalding 69-42 (01/02/07)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien Wolverines got a "great win going into Christmas break," said coach Julie Paulsen of her team's 69-42 win at home December 22nd, against Splading Catholic. "We worked hard this week to play as a team," said Paulsen, "The girls did exacly what we worked on - they played smart defense all night. I'm proud of their unselfish play."...
River Valley boys drop one to Whiting, 65-46 (01/02/07)
WHITING - The River Valley boys "hit a tough stretch in the second quarter, and weren't able to recover," said their coach, Dean Norris, summarizing his team's Maple Valley matchup with the Warriors here on December 21st. The Wolverines were down 12-8 after one quarter, but it was 32-16, Whiting, at halftime...
Margaret E. Kohn (01/02/07)
Margaret E. Kohn, 85, of Cherokee, died Tuesday, December 26, 2006 in Careage Hills following a brief illness. Services will be held on Friday, December 29, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiate...
Brown/daughter (01/02/07)
Todd and Kristin Brown of Cleghorn are please to announce the birth of their daughter Sylvia May Brown. Born on Dec. 21 2007 at 7:14 a.m. She weight 7 lbs. and 6.5 oz. and measured 19.5 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother Collin. Grandparents are Rick and Judy Law of Cherokee and Charlie and Nancy Brown of Cleghorn and Bob and Betty Desko of Erie, Pa. Great-grandparents are Virgil and Anna Mae Schlinz of Meriden and Verle and Betty Law of Correctionville...
Fox and Kruse/daughter (01/02/07)
Blake Fox and Tina Kruse of Cherokee announce the birth of their daughter Olivia Marie Fox. Born on Dec. 19, 2006 at 11:17 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 5 oz. and measured 20 inches. Grandparents are Melvin and Sheryl Kruse of Cherokee and Mike and Deb Fox of Cherokee...
Stevenson/Lee (01/02/07)
Bethany Ann Stevenson and David Thomas Lee were united in marriage on Sept. 30, 2006 at 3 p.m. at St Johns Lutheran Church in LeMars. Pastor Gary Landsness officiated. Reception followed at the LeMars Convention Center. Bethany is the daughter of Dave and Cindy Stevenson of Marcus. She is a 2005 graduate of Western Iowa Tech where she received her LPN nursing license. She is currently employed doing pediatric home health nursing...
Basic Biittner: Down memory lane, with no "three-second" call (01/02/07)
The Northwest All-Stars, whose team included four former Cherokee players, three former Marcus Eagles, and one Aurelia Atom, defeated the Metro All-Stars, 60-54, in a wonderful, "throw-back" six-on-six basketball game on Saturday night December 16, 2006...
Gray Matter: Christmas Letter follow-up (01/02/07)
After recently expressing my opinion of Christmas Letters,  I began examining the contents of my mailbox a bit more closely.  I was pleased to note that a majority of the cards that came were of a religious nature.  I was pleased, too, when the letters accompanying them fulfilled my expectations.  The majority were from my peers who seem to have accepted the demands of aging, overcome its disadvantages, and carried on with grace and humor...
'Lemon Law' protects you (01/02/07)
What can you do if a new car or pickup that you purchased or leased turns out to be a "lemon" - a vehicle with a defect or problem that just can't be fixed? Well, Iowa's motor vehicle "Lemon Law" may give you the option of obtaining a refund or replacement vehicle...
Thinning the deer population (01/02/07)
A recent study showing collisions between vehicles and deer in Iowa are on the rise have some legislators saying it might be time to thin the state's deer herds for the safety of motorists. In the past 20 years, the number of collisions involving deer has grown from 4,805 a year to more than 15,000 as the deer population in Iowa has mushroomed by 260 percent...