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Stories from Thursday, April 12, 2007

Protecting children through Immunization (04/12/07)
We all want the same things for our children. We want them to know they are loved, and we want them to grow up happy, healthy and safe. To keep them safe, we put them in child safety seats, install childproof door latches, and teach them to look both ways before crossing the street. ...
VA is back to business (04/12/07)
Last month the Cherokee VA held a open house for their new office located on the Fourth Street entrance of the Northwest Realty building. With a surprising number of guest turning out for the open house. Cherokee's Veteran Affairs Director Dana Evans said that the new office is working out great for the needs of the Veterans...
Tickle your funny bone evening (04/12/07)
The Marc-Ettes, a non-profit Marcus organization, does much to promote and aid community activities such as the Easter egg hunt for children and the MMC after-prom party. To aid them in financing many of these projects, the group is holding a unique fund-raiser on Friday night, April 20 at the community center at 8 p.m...
Sexual assault awareness exhibit (04/12/07)
Sexual assault is not a subject people enjoy thinking about but it is a subject people must think about, according to Julie Schulenberg, Cherokee County Coordinator of CAASA (Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault). Sexual assault is the focus of the east gallery art wall for the month of April at the Sanford Museum...
US 20 Association 2007 Summit (04/12/07)
Sioux City - Representatives of Iowa's burgeoning renewable fuels industry will address transportation infrastructure needs during the upcoming US 20 Summit. Bill Neese, director of transportation and logistics at REG, Inc. will be on the program and a representative of the USDA has been invited to comment as well...
Remember our troops! (04/12/07)
PFC Tony Cate 4 BCT, 1 CD (Echo Co. 2-7 CAV. Engr.) FOB Marez APO, AE 09334 Spc. Jaminet, Ryan EOD 725th Camp Warhorse APO 09336 SSG Allen, Shawn 2d SCR Fire Squad. CMR 411 Box 2173 APO, AE 09112 SSGT Matthew J. Rick PSC 41 Box 2676 APO AE, 09464 Sgt. Short, Dylan...
WITCC class offerings announced (04/12/07)
Western Iowa Tech Community College has announced that it will introduce an online version of its degree program in emergency and disaster management in May. The degree is designed for those seeking careers in emergency management and related occupations, people currently employed in law enforcement, criminal justice, corrections, fire services, emergency communications and other public safety fields or those who wish to gain knowledge and skills in the organization of emergency situations...
Brothers In Arms (04/12/07)
Aurelia's Bruce boys vital to Bulldog sports AURELIA - It's certainly not unusual, especially in small town Iowa, to find several members of one family involved in the same school activity, whether the activity is music, sports, or speech. Most schools have had this occur over a period of several years, or even decades, if the family has lived in town for more than one generaton. ...
Rita Harder (04/12/07)
Rita B. Harder, 67, of Omaha, Nebraska- formerly of Washta, Iowa - died on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at Bergen Mercy Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, April 7, 2007 at the Washta United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiated. Burial was at the Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley...
Winding Roads (04/12/07)
No one is more critical than me when it comes to watching our politicians. It seems there are more reasons to criticize them than there are reasons to praise them. Iowa's Senator Charles Grassley definitely needs a pat on the back though after holding firm when the leader of the Smithsonian Institute overstepped his authority spending our tax dollars having a good time. ...
A really dumb idea (04/12/07)
An Iowa food store chain has announced that it is removing a liquid candy that comes in a syringe-shaped container. The "Sweet Shots" candy, which comes in four flavors, is squirted into the mouth with a plunger that resembles a syringe. Although AP is reporting the food chain by name, we are reluctant to do so out of concern that people will be critical of the company's stocking of the candy in the first place. ...