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Stories from Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Times Gone By (03/07/07)
Supervisors hear from State Public Health (03/07/07)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday for their regular meeting at the Cherokee County Courthouse, and on the agenda was a meeting with Diane Anderson of the State Bureau of Public Health Services. Anderson read what duties the Supervisors have to provide and all special conditions that they have to follow concerning Public Heath in Cherokee County...
Gillette Park Trail a reality (03/07/07)
City Council plows through detailed agenda The Cherokee City Council Tuesday awarded the proposed Gillette Park Trail Project contract to Ten Point Construction of Denison, for $87,385.27. The letting for the project by the Iowa Department of Transportation was on February 20. Existing grants successfully applied for will pay for 80-percent of the project's cost...
Aurelia Board approves plans (03/07/07)
The Aurelia School Board met for a special meeting on Feb.28th concerning the Wellness Center project. The Board listened to project architect Paul Mauer discuss the plan, with visual illustrations of the plan. Mauer made a few minor recommendations for revisions in the original plan, and the Board approved the revised plan after discussion...
Girls' All-NWC teams named (03/07/07)
Aurelia's Munden a second-team pick The Northwest Conference Girls Basketball 2006-2007 All-Conference selections have been announced, and the selections were dominated by the three top teams in the conference this year. Newell-Fonda and Storm Lake St. Mary's tied at the top of the conference race with 12-2 won-lost marks, and the two schools placed a combined six players on the first and second teams. Third-place Alta, 10-4, had two players named to the first team...
Roger A. Fry (03/07/07)
Roger A. Fry, 59, rural Alta, died Sunday March 4, 2007, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake following a sudden heart attack. Services were held Thursday March 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta, with Rev. Kathy Wicks officiating. Burial was in the High Lake Cemetery, rural Wallingford, Iowa. Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge...
Some parents don't get it (03/07/07)
During recent parent/teacher conferences, it was alarming to learn of a disturbing trend of more and more parents becoming disinterested in their children's education. In talking with teachers during recent parent/teacher conferences, a few teachers admitted that some parents don't even show up for their child's conferences. "And, it seems likes there's more and more of them," lamented one veteran teacher...