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Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2007

Conversion matters discussed (05/17/07)
The Cherokee County Board of Health had a polite exchange of ideas with representatives of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center and the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors at a special BOH meeting on Thursday May 10th. What was discussed was conversion of programs previously operated by the Public Health Department, which will no longer have employees as of July 1...
Area students recognized by governor (05/17/07)
Kallyn Buschkamp of Cherokee, Kimberly Peterson of Cleghorn, and Andrew Fick of Quimby were all recognized by Governor Chet Culver for outstanding academic achievement, at the fifth annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony on April 29 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines...
MMC, RV teams vie in District (05/17/07)
Eagles make state in 3 events, Wolverines one KINGSLEY - Central Lyon swept both team titles at the Class 1A boys and girls District Track & Field Meet here Saturday. The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls qualified two events, and the Eagle boys one for the state meet beginning Thursday in Des Moines...
Track Braves qualify 11 events (05/17/07)
Cherokee boys win 2A District crown SHELDON - Class 2A District champion Cherokee qualified 11 events here Saturday for the 2007 Iowa State Track & Field Meet beginning Thursday in Des Moines. The Braves, showing steady improvement throughout the season under the savvy guidance of veteran Cherokee coach Lynn Jolly and assistant Kirk Rolland, totaled 95 team points to pocket the team title over runner-up West Lyon with 80...
Carlson, Husman pace WHS girls (05/17/07)
Both qualify for State Track & Field Meet SHELDON - It was a disappointing day overall for the aspirations of the Cherokee Washington High girls track and field squad, as the team qualified just two events for the 2007 State Track & Field Meet beginning Thursday in Des Moines...
G-H, Aurelia girls make state (05/17/07)
Dierenfeld, Mathes, G-H 4x800, sprint medley relays qualify By Dan Whitney Staff Writer HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein and Aurelia Girls' track teams both performed well at the Class 1A District Track & Field Meet here Saturday, and both schools will be sending representatives to the State Track Meet in Des Moines this week...
Bulldogs, Pirates qualify for state (05/17/07)
Aurelia's Bruce, G-H's Egger to meet for third time By Dan Whitney Staff Writer HOLSTEIN -- Host Galva-Holstein and Aurelia were two of the teams competing in nice weather here Saturday in a Class 1A District Track Meet. On the boys' side, the winner and second-place finisher in each event at the District move on to the State Co-Ed Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Thursday, Friday, and Saturday...
Thomas named to Conference All-Academic Team (05/17/07)
Cherokee senior Caitlin Thomas, the Washington High girls' number one tennis player this season, was named to the Lakes Conference All-Academic Team for the 2007 season. To earn such honors, athletes must be seniors who have a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Photo contributed...
Pritts/daughter (05/17/07)
Mark and Stephanie Pritts of Sheldon are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter. Jayla Anne Pritts was born April 28 at 12:11 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs. and 7 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and Sandy Pritts of Cherokee and Steve and Julie Still of Sheldon. Great-grandparents are Walt and Marge Pritts of Cherokee, Dutch Nielsen of Spence, Marcella and Merrill Harvieux of Las Vegas, Jean Still of Spirit Lake and Bill and Donna Imhoff of Ashton...
Mota and Kerns/daughter (05/17/07)
Priscilla Mota and Jason Kerns of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Savannah Ray Kerns. Born on May 8, 2007 at 6:08 a.m. She weighed 9 lbs. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Savannah home is her big brother Kurtis Kerns...
Riester/Simpson (05/17/07)
Emily Riester and Dustin Simpson, both of Omaha, Neb. are pleased to announce their engagement and plans for an July 7, 2007 wedding. Emily is the daughter of Leo and Marianne Riester of Cedar Rapids. Dustin is the son of Elizabeth Hirschman of Cherokee and Floyd Simpson of Springfield, Mo...
Don't shorten the process (05/17/07)
Public officials from the more populated states have been moving up the dates for presidential primary contests, acting out of jealousy toward states like Iowa, which has the first caucus, and New Hampshire, which has the first primary. The result could be a nominating process for the major parties that is completed by the end of February...