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Stories from Thursday, May 3, 2007

Hall of Fame Awards (05/03/07)
On Friday, April 27, the Iowa State Cooperative Extension office in Cherokee County presented their annual Hall of Fame Awards. This year's awards went to Dale Smith and Gladys Rupp. These outstanding individuals where recognized for their outstanding volunteer service and leadership...
Remember our troops! (05/03/07)
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...
Update given on MHI, CCUSO (05/03/07)
The Citizen's Advisory Board held their quarterly meeting April 27 at the MHI, and heard updates from Dr. Daniel Gillette, superintendent of MHI, and Dr. Jason Smith, superintendent of the CCUSO program. Dr. Gillette spoke about the "Mid-level" training program, which MHI has had, on-and-off, since receiving a Federal Grant through the Department of Public Health in October 2001. The grant was for two years, and Cherokee discontinued the program until State Fiscal Year 2005...
Dilla a Triton (05/03/07)
Cherokee senior Kylie Dilla has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge. A four-year varsity player for Cherokee and first team All-Lakes Conference pick her junior and senior seasons, Dilla helped guide her team to two state tournament appearances. ...
MMC girls second at R-U Relays (05/03/07)
Letsche wins both her specialties MARCUS -- Remsen-Union hosted the Rocket Relays at Marcus on Monday night, and the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls produced their best effort of the season - scoring their highest point total of the season, as well as their highest placing. Ric Collins' Eagles placed second on the near-perfect night, scoring 125 points to earn the meet's runner-up trophy...
Taylor, BVU make Drake history (05/03/07)
Struck Strikes Out: We must celebrate the victor (05/03/07)
Every track and field season I'm teased and sometimes chastised by parents and fans for favoring a certain athlete or athletes, or a certain school or schools. The alleged favoritism usually consists of the reader coming to the conclusion that I run too many photos, or write too much about the athlete(s) or school(s) in question in comparison with all the other athletes and schools we cover...
Winding Roads: Garden therapy time (05/03/07)
Spring is here! I do believe we have had sufficient rainfall to get all the crops, vegetables and flowers growing. I'm hoping to see five to six days of sun so I can watch Mother Nature turn on the colors. Once snow has left, I'm always anxious to see the green grass and leaves on the trees come forth. ...
Support our firefighters (05/03/07)
We encourage area residents to support the Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department by purchasing tickets now available for the 125th annual Fireman's Dance, to be held at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds Saturday, June 23. Great dance music will be provided by the popular band, "Hundred Proof."...