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Stories from Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Supervisors go to summer schedule (06/05/07)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors is now on its summer schedule for meetings, a schedule that will last until September. They will meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month rather than every Tuesday. Meetings will usually start at 9 a.m. as they have prior to the summer schedule...
Council adjusts Doherty prices (06/05/07)
The Cherokee City Council voted to lower the lot price from $5,000 to $1,000 in the Doherty Addition and to extend the time for building a house on the lot. Last year, the council had entered into a development agreement for sale of lots in the Doherty Addition with a company that is now undergoing bankruptcy proceedings. ...
Petition seeks special election for attorney (06/05/07)
Bulldogs open baseball season (06/05/07)
AURELIA - The busy Aurelia Bulldogs opened their 2007 baseball season with an 8-4 win at Ruthven-Ayrshire last Friday, then dropped a pair of 5-inning games at their annual Memorial Day Tournament here Monday. After the win over R-A Friday, the Bulldogs of coach T.J. Schaefer lost 5-0 to Okoboji in their first game Monday, and then lost 7-0 to Galva-Holstein to close out the tourney...
Braves shut out rated E-LC (06/05/07)
Ege pitches 5th-rated Cherokee to big Lakes win ESTHERVILLE - The fifth-rated Class 2A Cherokee Braves popped an undefeated 10th-ranked Estherville-LC club 7-0 here Tuesday night in an abbreviated five-inning baseball game shortened by rain and lightning...
Bringing boxing back (06/05/07)
Cuco Polendo is a former boxer whose boxing career lasted from 1973 to 1980. He was the Mexico Golden Glove runner-up 1974 and the West Texas State Golden Glove runner-up in 1978. He proudly states the he won two years in a row boxing in Las Vegas and Phoenix and has won against Freddie Roach the trainer of Oscar De La Hoya. Although he hasn't boxed professionally for 27 years the sport is still part of his life...
James Borders (06/05/07)
James Matthew Borders, 47, of Cherokee, died Tuesday May 29, 2007 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a sudden illness.
Paul R. Meylor (06/05/07)
Paul Meylor, 84, of Le Mars died at his home on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 A Mass of Christian Burial was observed on June 2nd at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars, with Reverend James Tigges officiating. Burial was at 3:00 p.m. Saturday in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee, with Military Honors provided by the V.F.W., L.A. Wescott Post #2253. The Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements...
Hawthorne/daughter (06/05/07)
Mike and Lena Hawthorne are please to announce the birth of the daughter Reese Nicole Hawthorne. Born May 21, 2007 at 7:05 a.m. she weighed 7 lbs. and 6 oz. and she measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Reese home is her brother Kelby and her sister Macy...
Basic Biittner : Thoughts on Motherhood (06/05/07)
I came across the following piece recently, and was going to save it for next year's Mother's Day. However, my daughter is a new mother (now one year, but that's still fairly new), and my own mother recently passed away. So, in honor of them, and in my mother's memory, I share it here with you readers...
Keep on reading (06/05/07)
Tests of reading and math skills regularly show that over the long summer break, young elementary students lose much of what they learned during the school year. This does not have to be the case. Young children do not have to stop developing reading skills just because school is out. All it takes is a little family reading time each evening, often cut out from passive wasted hours of viewing sitcoms or playing video games...