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Stories from Friday, March 9, 2007

Aurelia Bulldogs' season ends (03/09/07)
Braves' Halverson in Border Brawl (03/09/07)
BLAIR, Neb. - The best of the best seniors from the Husker State of Nebraska will take on the best of the best seniors from the Hawkeye State of Iowa in the 2nd annual Border Brawl! held on the campus of Dana College in Blair, Neb., Friday. The top seniors from both states will be invited to defend their state pride in a dual of all duals! Two coaches from each state will be selected to coach their respective states as well. The Border Brawl will follow IAHSAA and NSAA rules...
Bulldog girls bow out at Alta (03/09/07)
Kai's 22 points not enough for Bulldogs By Dan Whitney Staff Writer ALTA - The Aurelia girls got off to a slow start Monday night in Cass 1A District Tournament action here against Northwest Conference rival Alta, according to Coach Marv Munden, and "battled hard the rest of the game."...
Dilla IGCA All-District pick (03/09/07)
Cherokee senior Kylie Dilla has been named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association's All-District Northwest basketball team. Dilla, a four-year varsity player for Cherokee Washington High and a repeat All-Lakes Conference point guard, including a unanimous pick this season, is the daughter of Tony Dilla of Des Moines, and Lanette Peterson of Cherokee...
BVU season ends (03/09/07)
STORM LAKE - Buena Vista fell to Luther College ,56-44, in Iowa Conference semifinal tournament play last week. The loss ended the Beavers' season, while the Norse went on to win the tournament. BVU qualified for the semifinal round with a thrilling 91-85 overtime victory over Wartburg College in the quarterfinal round last week...
Morningside In National Tournament (03/09/07)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside is making its sixth appearance in the NAIA National Tournament, including its fifth in a row. The Mustangs (20-11) will play Davenport University (25-7) Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena, in Sioux City...
Betty A. Smith (03/09/07)
Betty A. Smith, 80, of Marcus, died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 6, 2007 at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, with Rev. Eugene Murray officiating. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, March 5, after 3 p.m. with a rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scripture wake service at 7 p.m. all at the Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home in Marcus...
Dixie (Kirkham) King (03/09/07)
Dixie (Kirkham) King, 80, died peacefully and painlessly on Feb. 23, 2007 at the Israel Hospice in Ames, after several months of treatment for cancer. A memorial service will be held at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, Minn. on Saturday, March 10, 2007 at 2 p.m...
Weiland/daughter (03/09/07)
Jason and Kristen Weiland of Peterson announce the birth of their daughter, Cheyenne Lee. Born on March 3, 2007 and 6:34 a.m. she weighed 6 lbs. and 12 1/2 oz. She measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Cheyenne home were two sisters Kacie and Madison. Grandparents are Loui and Margaret Corzilius of Cherokee and Al and Deb Weiland of Aurelia. Great-grandparents are Dorthy Jenness of Cherokee, Joyce Albers of Holstein and Lola Brock of Sioux Rapids...
Loucks/daughter (03/09/07)
Ron and Ayano Loucks of Cherokee announce the birth of their daughter Lena Misaki Loucks. Born on Feb. 27, 2007 at 1:48 and weighed 7 lbs. and 12 oz. She measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Loni and Rosanne Loucks of Cherokee and Takahisa and Fujiko Arakaki of Okinawa, Japan...
Sand/Strader (03/09/07)
Rebecca Sand and Scott Strader, both of Iowa City, wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Parents of the couple are Charles Sand and Leone Sand, both of Marcus, and Brad and Maureen Strader of Storm Lake. Rebecca is a 1996 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn. She obtained a biology degree from Morningside College in 2000, and worked as a dialysis technician in Sioux City prior to attending medical school...
The Wieck Report (03/09/07)
Lawmakers this week took quick action on a bill to provide state financial assistance to individuals hit hard by the recent winter storms. The legislation authorizes $1 million for an individual assistance grant program. The program would provide grants of up to $3,110 to qualifying individuals affected by the recent winter storms. ...
At the mercy of nature (03/09/07)
The severe weather which has pummeled Iowa recently is a stark reminder of just how vulnerable we all are and how often we take our blessings for granted. For cities and farms to be without power for this long demonstrates the power of nature and reminds us all that we are not always in control, even though we sometimes think we are. As of this writing, another storm is bearing down on our state. ...
Classic Ross Rambles: When is violent rage appropriate? (03/09/07)
Tuesday, September 26, 2006 One of my pet peeves is a person getting inappropriately angry over a minor annoyance. As a matter of fact, such behavior often prompts me to start smashing things with the hammer I keep in my desk drawer. It's all right to point out mistakes, but it's inappropriate to go on and on about unintentional errors, like when I accidentally pull out a person's fingernail with my pliers. Those things happen...
we hait tipoes to (03/09/07)
If readers get irritated at typos contained in their newspaper or magazine, just imagine what it does to the publisher who must tolerate and try to prevent them, or the editor who's supposed to notice and rectify them, or the reporter or staffer who made them?...
Living with abundant wildlife (03/09/07)
Despite it being delayed a bit by our recent winter blizzard, here's some heady advice concerning the arrival of spring and how man can best peacefully co-exist and avoid conflict with the many creatures of wildlife. After a long winter, wild animals are very active, hungry and a little bit desperate while foraging for food. Consequently, they are more likely to interact with humans who don't take the steps to avoid that...