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Stories from Monday, March 5, 2007

River Valley Board OKs school calendar (03/05/07)
Proposed new bus barn closer to becoming a reality CORRECTIONVILLE - At its regular meeting last week, the River Valley School Board approved the new school calendar for the 2007-2008 school year, which sets Tuesday, August 21 as first day of classes, and Wednesday, May 21, 2008, as last day of classes...
Area grapplers place at state (03/05/07)
Ihnen 2nd, Halverson 4th,Godbersen 6th, Loughlin 7th, Parker 8th DES MOINES - Cherokee's top-ranked Tyler Halverson's season win streak was broken at 44 matches here Friday afternoon when he lost a heart-breaking 3-2 decision to Brandon Ball of Columbus Junction in the Class 2A, 130-pound quarterfinals of the State Wrestling Tournament here...
Pirates lose to Whiting, 52-45 (03/05/07)
Season ends after District comeback falls short SLOAN - The Galva-Holstein Pirates got off to a very slow start, due to what coach Bob Lee termed their "sloppy play," and found themselves down 10-2 after one quarter, and 32-6 at the half , in their Class 1A District Tournament game with Whiting here on Feb. 22...
Bulldogs stun #1 Alta (03/05/07)
Nancy Ann Wright (03/05/07)
Nancy Ann Wright of Quimby, 59, died on Feb. 25, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa surrounded by her family. Services were held Feb. 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial followed at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Anthon...
Donna I. Reinert (03/05/07)
Donna I. Reinert, 56, of Cherokee, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements. Donna was born Dec. 22, 1950 at Sioux City to Thomas & June (Utecht) Montgomery. She graduated from Willow Community High School in 1969 and then attended Iowa State University graduating with a Degree in Family Social Services and Home Economics...
Wayne F. Fuhrman (03/05/07)
Wayne F. Fuhrman, 61, of rural Sutherland, died Monday evening, Feb. 26, 2007 in the Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar, Iowa due to injuries received in a farm accident. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Dennis Hopes will officiate and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee...
Connie K. Corrington (03/05/07)
Connie K. Corrington, 66, of Cherokee, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a short illness. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 2, at 2 p.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. Burial will be in the Quimby Cemetery...
Hoefling and Benson/son (03/05/07)
Rod Hoefling and Krista Bensen of Odebolt announce the birth of their son Ashton Alan Hoefling. Born on Feb. 22, 2007 at 7:05 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Welcoming Ashton home are one brother, Dillon and three sisters Hope, Olivia and Victoria. Grandparents are Richard and Paula Benson of Cherokee and John and Jolene Hoefling of Odebolt...
The Wieck Report (03/05/07)
Senate Committee Approves Local Government Smoking Bans The Senate Local Government Committee last week approved a bill that would give Iowa's cities and counties the authority to set limits on smoking in public places that are stricter than those imposed by the state...
Legislative Notes (03/05/07)
February 22, 2007 The first funnel is only a couple of weeks away, so committee work continues. The funnel process serves a useful purpose. It winnows down the number of bills that will become eligible for debate. Higher priority bills will advance, while most others will simply fade away for now. ...
'There's something women like about a pickup man' (03/05/07)
We encourage the Iowa Legislature to keep pursuing the Senate File 136 bill that would ultimately end the flat, low registration fees enjoyed by Iowa pickup owners. New truck buyers in Iowa currently pay just $65 annually to license a 3-ton pickup, while owners of cars, SUVs, and minivans pay hundreds of dollars based on their vehicle's value and weight...