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Stories from Monday, March 26, 2007

Young Artist Concert presented (03/26/07)
RVHS principal resigns (03/26/07)
John Holbrook, the River Valley High School principal, has resigned his position to accept another administration position in a Des Moines area school district. His resignation was accepted at the Mar. 19th meeting of the River Valley School Board. The board also accepted resignations of Dale Barringer, who is retiring as high school Biology instructor; Rebecca Sanow as teacher's aide and dishwasher; and Sandra Allen as cheerleading coach. ...
Health board approves transfer of PHD services (03/26/07)
BOH disdains hospital proposal on 3-2 vote The Cherokee County Board of Health agreed Wednesday night to enter into a contract to transfer the Public Health Department services to Careage Services of Sioux City. The approval of the Careage proposal came on a 3-2 vote, with BOH chair Tom Gary, and members Butch Sleezer and David Appleby voting for Careage Services, while BOH members Dr. Ed Burkhalter and Liz White voted to transfer the PHD services to the Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
WHS Class of '92 plans reunion (03/26/07)
The Cherokee Washington High School Class of 1992 has scheduled its 15-year Class Reunion for Saturday, July 14. Organizers are still looking for several classmates for contact information. Those with such information should contact Heather Streeter at telephone 515-963-0945, or e-mail to . Her mailing address is 1005 NW Campus Ridge Ct., Ankeny, Iowa 50023...
Sanford features Bone Detectives (03/26/07)
Bones tell us many things, both about the present and the distant past. Visitors to the Sanford Museum's Spring Exhibit this year will learn exactly how bones provide information. The "Bone Detectives" exhibit in the west gallery will open on March 29 and remain open through June. As with past spring exhibits, the exhibit appeals to all age levels with presentations by museum staff geared toward the group viewing the exhibit...
Cherokee woman sentenced for meth (03/26/07)
United States Attorney Matt M. Dummermuth announced that a Cherokee woman who distributed methamphetamine was sentenced on March 8, 2007 in federal court in Sioux City. Cheryl Tate, 36, from Cherokee, received the prison term after pleading guilty on Dec. 4, 2006, to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine...
WHS competes at Lakes Indoor (03/26/07)
Cherokee's Nelson a double winner SIOUX CENTER - Cherokee's ace distance runner Kara Nelson won two firsts, and the Washington High boys racked up one first-place finish and four seconds at the Lakes Conference Indoor Track & Field Meet in the Dordt College Recreation Center here on Mar. 20th....
Struck Strikes Out: Moye experience has 'Groen' (03/26/07)
"Geez, one little bounce pass to help the poor kid out and it just keeps coming back at me. Embarrassing, that's what it is." If Cherokee Braves' high school basketball player Dillon Moye would ever utter such words, none could fault him, for it was his incredible act of innocence and kindness to a total stranger 40 days ago that still reverberates across Iowa today...
Boys All-Lakes picked (03/26/07)
Cherokee's Ege on first team The All-Lakes Conference boys basketball teams for the 2006-07 season have been announced. FIRST TEAM Matt Geelan(Emmetsburg) 6-4 Sr Dalston Jones (Emmetsburg) 6-1 Sr Cory Ege (Cherokee) 6-3 Sr Stephen Kirschbaum(Sheldon) 6-5 Sr...
Linda McDonald (03/26/07)
Linda McDonald, 59, Cherokee, died at her home Wednesday, March 21, 2007, following an extended illness. Services were held Saturday March 24, 2007 at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, Meriden. Pastor Larry Ostercamp officiated. Burial was at the Oak Hill Cemetery...
Donald L. Colvert (03/26/07)
Donald L. Colvert, 58, of Larrabee, died Thursday, March 22, 2007 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. The Rev. Ray Hampton will officiate. ...
Leo Matt (03/26/07)
Leo Spalti Matt, 72, of Marshalltown, died Saturday, March 17, at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. A Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, at St. Henry's Parish in Marshalltown with Fr. Louis Jaeger as celebrant. Burial was March 21st. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Davenport. Memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice or St. Henry's Catholic Church...
Eldon Larsen (03/26/07)
Eldon Lee Larsen age 81, of Estherville, and formerly from the Primghar and Cherokee areas, died Saturday, March 17, 2007, at the Iowa Veteran's Home in Marshalltown. Services were held Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Primghar, with the Rev. S. Kim Peterson officiating...
Leslie O. "Les" Gregg (03/26/07)
Knight/daughter (03/26/07)
Brad and Kala Knight are the proud parents of a girl, Jerzee Jo Knight born Feb. 20, 2007 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Jerzee is welcomed home by her big sister Hailee. Grandparents are Duane & Monica Grosek, Sioux Falls, SD; Chuck & Bev Knight, Ankeny. Great grandparents are Marshall & Evelyn Likness, Webster, S.D.; Francis & Marion Grosek, Webster, S.D.; and Lavona Knight, Ankeny...
Halverson/son (03/26/07)
Ryan and Kelly Halverson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son Riley Dean Halverson. Born on March 12, 2007 at 10:27 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz. Welcoming Riley home was his big brother Ty Halverson. Grandparents are Bob and Susan Bartsch of Ames and Merle Halverson of Algona...
Bush/son (03/26/07)
Matthew and Kristina Bush of Cherokee are please to announce the birth of their son Aiden Carter Bush. Born on March 13, 2007 at 7:08 a.m. He weighed 10 lbs. and 15 oz. and measured 21 1/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by one brother Avery Bush and one sister Anissa Bush...
Earp/son (03/26/07)
Brad and Julie (Angell) Earp of West Des Moines announce the birth of their son Owen Bradley Earp. Born on Feb. 27, 2007 he weighed 7 lbs. and 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Rick and Janet Angell of Cherokee and Marvin and Jane Earp of LaCrosse, Wis...
Smith/Thill (03/26/07)
Steve and Gail Thill of Cherokee are delighted to announce the engagement of their son, Seth Michael Thill, to Stephanie Leigh Smith, Daughter of Bryan and Carmen Smith of Greer, S.C. and Mary and Bill Crow of Cherokee. The couple was engaged on Aug. 5, 2006 in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Their wedding will take place on June 7, 2008 in Cherokee...
Dell/Gustafson (03/26/07)
Juergen Dell and Debra Bagley of Greenville S.C. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alicia Lane Dell, to Trent August Gustafson, son of Grant and Joan Gustafson of Clemmons, N.C. The groom is the grandson of Bert Gustafson of Audubon, and Frances Hiemstra of Aurelia...
Ross Rambles: On being blind - part 2 (03/26/07)
Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series. Two weeks after my retina surgery, I experienced more symptoms of a detaching retina, black floating specks, light flashes and a black curtain partially covering my vision, this time descending from the top of my vision downward...
A small but needed step (03/26/07)
A law approved by the Iowa House of Representatives, and being considered by the Iowa Senate, would require buyers of beer in kegs to register their purchases. The law would enable officials to track individual kegs, and charge people who provide beer to minors...
Providing needed resources (03/26/07)
National Guard members and their families, stretched thin by overseas deployments, should get more help from the government. We support the efforts of two legislators from Iowa, Sen. Tom Harkin and Rep. Bruce Braley, both Democrats, who introduced the "Coming Together for Guard and Reserve Families Act."...